Essays Tagged: "Williams"

Imagery in Literature

urbulence created by this force. The heat becomes thick, as if it is a solid object. William Carlos Williams used simple language in his poetry. In 'The Red Wheelbarrow,' Williams uses lively colors s ... contrasting colors that he uses seem real and multidimensional. In his poem, 'This Is Just to Say,' Williams expresses his sorrow for having eaten plums that were being saved for something else. The r ...

(2 pages) 15742 19 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tennessee williams

Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams on March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi. As a child, he ... Columbus, Mississippi. As a child, he lived with his mother and grandfather. When he was fourteen, Williams too first place in an essay contest sponsored by a national magazine, The Smart Set. At the ... seventeen, his first published story appeared in the August 1928 issue of Weird Tales. A year later Williams entered the University of Missouri but in 1932 he withdrew and took a job at the shoe facto ...

(2 pages) 98 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Daniel Hale Williams

Williams, Daniel HaleWilliams, Daniel Hale (1858-1931), black physician and surgical pioneer who per ... ical pioneer who performed the first successful heart surgery. Born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Williams started work as an apprentice shoemaker at age 12. He worked his way through Janesville Cla ... ge, now part of Northwestern University. After serving his internship at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, Williams was appointed surgeon at the city's South Side Dispensary and instructor of anatomy at Nort ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Brief Biography of Tennesse Williams' life and the theme of societies destructive impact on non-conformists, in two of his plays, The Glass Menagerie, and A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams was born, Thomas Lanier Williams on March 26, 1911 inColumbus, Mississippi. His father was ... Mississippi. His father was a shoe salesman who spent a great deal of histime away from the family. Williams had one older sister, Rose, and one youngerbrother.Williams struggled with depression throu ... ungerbrother.Williams struggled with depression throughout most of his life. For periods of hislife Williams battled with addiction to prescription drugs and alcohol. At a young age hesuffered a nervo ...

(9 pages) 92 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tennesse Williams' plays were influenced by the experiences in his life.

Portrayal of Tennessee Williams' Life Experiences in his WorksTo many, Tennessee Williams is just another playwright, but t ... nessee Williams is just another playwright, but to others he's a playwright with interesting views. Williams, "One of the most prominent playwrights in United States after World War II"(Liukkonen), in ... personal experiences into his writing. It is the haunting and powerful life experiences included in Williams' writing that makes him one of the greatest playwrights in the history of the American dram ...

(5 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Plantation slavery, its conditions and how it changed the history of African Americans forever.

be a house servant. House servants were considered the "aristocrats of slavery" (qtd. in Ploski and Williams 1438). They were the best behaved and most submissive, occasionally even the mixed offsprin ... mportance (Starobin 63). Intimate friendships often formed between master and messenger (Ploski and Williams1438). Young black boys and girls were sometimes adopted into the family (Katz4-5). House sl ...

(6 pages) 201 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Imagery in "Reflections in the Golden Eye" by Carson Mc Cullers.

well. Daylight may be mostly related to conformity and the pressure some of the characters (Private Williams, Captain Penderton and Alison, for instance) have to deal with whereas the night or the set ... erbs, we are able to build up a clear "motion picture" in our minds.Here are some examples:"Private Williams stepped back a few paces. The Captain held tight to the reins and hardened his thighs. Noth ...

(7 pages) 20 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Being a Memory Play, 'The Glass Menagerie' Can be Presented With Unusual Freedom of Convention. How Does Williams Use Unconventional Structure and Staging To Explore His Themes?

Williams uses the unconventional structures that can be applied to his memory play 'The Glass Menage ... ewn together and the play then fully understood. To make sure the audience picks up on these points Williams uses projected images and phrases on a screen on the set. Being an episodic play the visibl ... nderstanding the whole play. Therefore, to try and make sure that all these points are picked up on Williams suggested the use of the projected legends or pictures. When they are projected they are sh ...

(11 pages) 149 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Glass Menagerie: portrayal of fragile, vulnerable, and defeated character who wrestles with the fact of his or her defeat.

The Glass Menagerie conforms to the expectation that Williams' plays consistently portray fragile, vulnerable and defeated characters. Such characteristi ... make in their attempts to cope highlight the extent of their vulnerability, fragility and defeat as Williams seeks to capture "the truth of human experience"(Bigsby, 36).The Glass Menagerie is infused ... haracter that best encompasses the fragile, vulnerable and defeated characteristics consistent with Williams' work; that of Laura Wingfield. Williams states that when looking at a piece of delicately ...

(10 pages) 228 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Society in modern drama

rojection of the playwrights on the characters of two well-known twentieth-century plays: Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, and John Osborne's Look Back in Anger. Though the two plays migh ... oles apart, because each one belongs to a different society and era, I see a resemblance in the way Williams and Osborne reflected the American society of the forties and the English society of the fi ...

(17 pages) 79 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Poetry in Advertisement

ign. Our proposition is to take the simple, yet quite inspiring, poetic influence of William Carlos Williams and turn it into a radiant advertisement that is not only stimulating, but profitable and b ... but profitable and beneficial to your consumer market as well. "The Act", written by William Carlos Williams, will captivate KaBloom's audience and draw them into considering, and then finally purchas ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beauty Straight From Nature Using the poem "The Act" by William Carlos Williams in an adversting campaign using the literary elements of symbol, metaphor, theme, personification, or imagery.

ign. Our proposition is to take the simple, yet quite inspiring, poetic influence of William Carlos Williams and turn it into a radiant advertisement that is not only stimulating, but profitable and b ... but profitable and beneficial to your consumer market as well. "The Act", written by William Carlos Williams, will captivate KaBloom's audience and draw them into the full range of KaBloom products, u ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dangers Of The Online Playground

ve met and abused children after making their initial contact with the youngster online.(Allbon and Williams, 2002) suggested that the "don't talk to strangers" or "stranger danger" slogans designed f ... they are in the comfort of their own homes. A recent study by the National Opinion Poll (Allbon and Williams, 2002) discovered that one in three 7-16-year-old Internet users would be willing to give o ...

(17 pages) 155 1 4.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

A critique of "A Streetcar Named Desire", by Tennesse Williams. Focuses on romantacism, and social expectations at the time.

central theme in "A Streetcar Named Desire" is romanticism. Blanche Dubois, a central character in Williams's play represents romanticism and its failures. Williams uses Blanche to convey his underly ... ionship with Mitch to sour, and Blanche is ultimately never able to combine her two needs.Tennessee Williams was a romantic himself. Williams, characteristic of all other romantics, had a strong desir ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sexual Abuse Cases in the Courts

s, but being a victim of child abuse, I have learned a lot in my path to helping other victims. Mr. Williams, you have taught me a lot as to my rights, process and reasoning. This particular class was ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Public Smoking Thesis

allowed in public places has been debated ever since the introduction of the first non-smoking law (Williams 1). There have been many reasons for and against smoking that have come about in the past f ... fact is that a person receives more pollutants from automobile exhaust than from second hand smoke (Williams 1). Forces Canada found that the EPA estimates fifty percent of the total incidents of canc ...

(6 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Glass Menagerie

ialogue is colorful and poetic while the characters' personalities stray from the ordinary over. As Williams puts it, Jim is the most "realistic" character in the play. It is interesting to note ... ions that Jim is simply a nice, ordinary young man. Being the most realistic character in the play, Williams shows the importance (or rather unimportance) that he places on the character of Jim. ...

(1 pages) 295 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Glass Menagerie

Williams' Masterful Use of Monologue and Dialogue to Define Characters and Punctuate Plot and Theme ... Glass Menagerie to Laura's apologetic admission of her mother's fear at the end of the first scene, Williams creates a masterful opening scene that clearly defines each character and sets up the plot ... e characterizations and outlines the plot, theme, and conflict that will unfold throughout the play.Williams opens the play by having Tom introduce himself as the narrator though a monologue and revea ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Red Wheelbarrow

William Carlos Williams was one of the most influential poets in the 1900s. His most famous work, "The Red Wheelbar ... barrow", consists of a mere sixteen words, divided noticeably into eight lines. The poem is typical Williams' style: brief, particular, and containing observations without comment. He is a member of t ... e the objects and the poem itself, not for what they represent, but for what they are in themselves.Williams is considered to be a follower of the Imagist movement, one which called for precise focus ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Personal Application of Criminology

en who have anti-social or violent parents are more likely to be anti-social or violent themselves (Williams, 2001).Poor parental supervision often means that they do not know where or what their chil ... ictions. For example, a study by showed that 40% of offenders had been smacked or beaten by age 11 (Williams, 2001). Another indicator that a child may commit a crime is living in a family who already ...

(6 pages) 219 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law