Essays Tagged: "whiteness"

Analysis of Two Robert Frost Poems, 'Desert Places' and 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening'

d withfeelings of loneliness. The speaker views a snow covered field as a desertedplace. 'A blanker whiteness of benighted snow/ With no expression, nothing toexpress'. Whiteness and blankness are two ... ls are smothered in their lairs,/ I am too absent-spirited tocount'. The snow throws its blanket of whiteness over everything and to him it isa feeling of numbness.'The loneliness includes me unawares ...

(4 pages) 380 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

American literature

m for white people- can be so absurdly self-deluded over the true interrelatedness of blackness and whiteness'. What are we too think of when we hear this?In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain brings out th ...

(1 pages) 92 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The car crash! This is a short story that i wrote for my GCSE this particular one got graded a B

ings consisted of mainly white. The dark shape of a man sitting by Joni's bed stood out against the whiteness of the room. The man wore casual clothes so he couldn't have been a doctor or nurse, and y ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Alternate ending for "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Not quite as positive as the final chapter in the book.

oked around, completely disorientated. A landscape of snow met his sore eyes. An endless blanket of whiteness, hiding the diabolical threats of nature. The moon shone brightly emitting a pale streak o ...

(7 pages) 628 3 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Natures discovery, a description of my memories of camping in cooper sessing, northern wisconsin.

e occasional greenneedle puncturing the white pristine snow covering the countryside. The purewhiteness of the cabin's surroundings was much like a huge fluffy beastslowly swallowing and dige ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Moby Dick.

Rob CorneliusThe Whiteness of the Whale2. What makes Ishmael swear an oath to kill the white whale? DoesIshmael see M ... oath to kill the white whale? DoesIshmael see Moby Dick the same way which Ahab sees him? Why is thewhiteness of the whale terrifying?We know that Ahab has long before this story taken an oath to kill ...

(4 pages) 97 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Robert Frost and his Poems, discriptions of his poems.

with feelings of loneliness. The speaker views a snow-covered field as a deserted place. "A blanker whiteness of benighted snow/ with no expression, nothing to express". Whiteness and blankness are tw ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Modern Metaphor for Monstrosity

muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seeme ...

(6 pages) 67 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Racial self loathing in the bluest eye

e needs the bluest eyes. All of the tragedies in this novel can be directed back to one main issue, whiteness as a standard of beauty. This belief that white sets the standards for beauty is a major f ... rnalized white beauty standards disfigure the lives of black girls and women. Obvious messages that whiteness is superior are everywhere, for example the white baby doll given to Claudia, the praising ...

(4 pages) 143 3 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wife Of Martin Guerre: Short Answer Questions and Themes

first page, we are given images of isolation due to the heavy winter that "buried [the land] under whiteness". This gives us a view into the feudalist lifestyles of the peasants in the mountains, and ...

(12 pages) 46 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is in reference to Chapter 2 of the Book "White Privilidge" by Paula S. Rothenberg.

there language or ability to stand out for one reason or another. Most white people never associate whiteness as race because they were taught to label others and not themselves cause if they label ot ... hat line has been abolished but the truth is it has not it just has been swept under the carpet. If whiteness did not exist blackness would not exist and vice versa. People would just be people but te ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison - the perception of "beauty".

sequences the family would later endure. The family has many other issues as well, as it views that whiteness is the standard of beauty, the difference of seeing versus being seen, and satisfying appe ... d be blue, and appetites the family has all change the family and make it what it is, dysfunctional.Whiteness is the standard of beauty, according to the characters in "The Bluest Eye", as they all ge ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"How Jews Became White Folk" by Karen Brodkin

ally categorized prior to this time, and how they were considered to be inferior to the white race. Whiteness is and has always relied on continually renegotiated interpretations; that has more to do ... h ones social class rather than skin color. The argument that Brodkin presents is that the claim of whiteness are extended to certain races or ethnic groups at certain times, and that the past experie ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Anthropomorphism: giving unanimated objects feelings. This essay gave feelings to a mirror in the bathroom

Mirror, Mirror On The WallContrasting the whiteness of the clouds to its alive and vivid colors, the brilliant sun at its nadir rose at a snai ...

(3 pages) 14 1 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Ethnic Enclaves in Canada: Patterns of Exclusion, Segregation, and Clustering

dscape, and how these ethnic groups have been marginalized in Canada due to social constructs like 'whiteness' and 'othering'. My objectives involve an evaluation of the clustering of immigrants and v ... citizens who could neither vote nor purchase crown land. Finally, Frankenberg (1993) outlined that 'whiteness' represented the foreground race in geography. There are structural advantages to 'whitene ...

(15 pages) 86 1 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Room" - A creative writing piece for my high school English class

indow. I took a few steps back and started to pace around the little room. It irritates me, all the whiteness. Even when I close my eyes, I can feel it surrounding me. Boom, boom, boom. I could feel a ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Holy Soldier

blood-red from battle. The hospital's atmosphere was so tangible that he could smell that unstained whiteness, taste the fastidious hyper-hygiene. Yes, Hadassah Hospital is a fine establishment and he ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

James Baldwin

rsona of the relationship between blacks and whites. He has therefore written about his analysis of whiteness in America. James Baldwin did not shift drastically from one text to another, but his text ... construction of a black and white archetype for organizing power in America. According to Baldwin, whiteness leads to a moral choice to justify black oppression and also includes certain positive and ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descriptive Winter Essay

my mouth.Straining, my eyes scanned the surroundings looking for a shape or shadow in the blinding whiteness. The trees are all white too, like giant monster blobs with only a touch of green color co ...

(1 pages) 12822 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Allegory Of Whiteness

Mac Wellman's Description Beggared; or The Allegory of Whiteness At the turn of the millennium, the Ring family gathers for a family portrait. Uncle Frazie ... 7;), Aunt Bianca, Moth, and Louisa (the ninny) present a wonderful parody of our society's problems.Whiteness is the central metaphor of this experimental play by Mac Wellman, and the director makes s ... o realize that the negative will turn black into white, and white into black.The idea of the Rings' whiteness in the play could be intended to call the audiences attention to our own shortcomings when ...

(5 pages) 749 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers