Essays Tagged: "anecdotes"

Representations of Masculinity and Femininity in Miguel Street, the character in the book by V.S. Naipaul

not only uses these notions to show the differences of thesexes, but takes another step in telling anecdotes of characters showing their anti-masculine and anti- feminine features. This will lead to ...

(8 pages) 129 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A general overview of Maxine Hong Kingston's "the Woman Warrior" done for an english class.

Warrior is a book of blending cultures, and woman's rights. It vaguely ties five short stories and anecdotes to these themes. Kingston puts to use, a lot of symbolic figures in the book, and Chinese ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Thaddeus Watulak's "Affirmative Action Encourages Racism"

6), and then proceeds toexplain by appealing to the readers sense of right and wrong, by using many anecdotes, and byconsidering the posiblity of affecting a reader who might be benifiting from affirm ... early believes thatthese issues must be driving a gap into good race relations.Mr. Watulak's use of anecdotes in his essay also give a strong support to his thesis.Many times he uses these anecdotes t ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

David Helwig's, "Haunted by lives unlived".

unlived, utilizies many of the strategies used in assignment writing. Helwig mainly concentrates on anecdotes and how they relate to audience appeal, but he still includes the other strategies for ass ... t become, the athlete or dancer or actor you did not become, have an existence of some sort", (57). Anecdotes strengthen the use of audience appeal factors in his essay by relating the idea of ghost e ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Are homosexual people ostracized in the contemporary life of Brisbane and does this cause social segregation between gay and straight people?

receive the same kind of respect as respectable heterosexuals' (Duberman, 1993, p16). Duberman uses anecdotes to portray the endeavors gay society went through to be permitted political acceptance for ...

(15 pages) 109 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

About "oh what a lovely war" the play by joan littlewood

s a humorous and light-hearted walk through the history of World War One. The production brims with anecdotes, jokes, songs and dance, but we are never allowed to forget that the Great War was no joke ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Mind, the Final Frontier is a critical thinking paper,The brain is like an extensive intricate sponge through nuclei within its path, absorbing every crumb within its path.

does the inception start, nor does it ever end? Some thoroughfares are still under construction and anecdotes that for whatever purpose are not enunciated or finished. We have seen countless movies in ... e vast unknown by tearing down the walls of the box and peering off into the horizon.There shall be anecdotes that were never told or finished, or conceivably that everything is a story, and it only g ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

On Comparison and Contrast of "Ragged Dick," and "Bad Little Boy"

at morality is viewed completely different between the two texts. Twain and Alger's use of specific anecdotes convey their respective message. These two stories compare and contrast to make a formidab ... wo stories share two things in common; in that 1) The two both have a moral in the end. 2) Both use anecdotes to set up the reader into receiving a believable moral at the end. Anecdotes are short bri ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Book Review: Sweet Chaos, The Grateful Dead's American Adventure by Carol Brightman

by the Grateful Dead. Brightman has mislead her reader and brought them into her chaotic collage of anecdotes. For a book that actually fulfills the criteria of adventures of the Grateful Dead, read f ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dr. Suess

er he created. This great Doctor set fourth a milestone in Children's literature with his vivacious anecdotes told in a language of which children can relate, yet so precise that even the most educate ...

(5 pages) 123 3 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is about an excert called "Speeches that Satisfy" by Jane Tully and talks about the nessesary techneqes that one would need to become a sussesful speechwriter.

reinforce their message and make their speech clear. To do so one might want to add good quotes and anecdotes. This will also help support the main idea. Humor is also a great way to keep the audience ...

(3 pages) 60 3 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ferret Legalization in California. Research paper on why ferrets should be legalized in California.

e authors own multiple ferrets, and none complain of problems. These books are filled with charming anecdotes about the "carpet sharks," or "fur covered slinkies," two common terms of endearment for t ...

(10 pages) 70 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Anne sexton's cinderella

s a different variation of the classic tale. The author sets up her version of Cinderella with four anecdotes sharing how others can go from poverty to riches or gritty reality to fantasy. Sexton chan ... g sarcasm to change the reader's expectations of the story and myth.Setting up the poem with little anecdotes of unexpected reality, Sexton's sarcastic tone foreshadows the outcome of the poem. In the ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

CALVIN COOLIDGE (1923-1929) (30th President of the United States)

were not much media that could follow him everywhere and know what he did. One of the most popular anecdotes was about a socialite who bet a friend that she could entice the president to say more tha ...

(3 pages) 30 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Jerry Dingleman's role on Duddy's apprenticeship (in "The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" by Mordecai Richler)

d Max, his father, clearly preferred Lennie, his older son, to Duddy. Max loved to tell his friends anecdotes about the local gangster, the great Boy Wonder over and over again. "Be like the Boy Wonde ... irl who really loved him. But there were also some good qualities, which Duddy developed from Max's anecdotes about Dingleman. Just like the Boy Wonder, he became a God-fearing person, and someday wan ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Derk Bodde discusses the process of "euhemerization" and presents some anecdotes in which Confucius discusses ancient beings. Discuss this process and why these anecdotes are good examples.

actually lived at one point in time. This concept can be better defined by focusing on a couple of anecdotes in which Confucius attempted to explain to his disciples.People often inquired about Huang ... ". People misunderstood this praise and vaguely interpreted it as K'uei owning only one foot. These anecdotes are particularly good examples because they offered a solid definition to reverse euhemeri ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

W&R Across Curriculum Discussions.

Sexton alters the "Recurring, happily ever after" in every tale, to a more modernize version. Four anecdotes sharing how others can go from poor to riches or abrasive existence to fantasy. Sexton cha ... changes the expected happy ending by satirizing the message this story gives. The poem with little anecdotes of unexpected reality, Sexton's sarcastic tone foreshadows the outcome. She implies for th ...

(18 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review on Jeffery Archer "A Prison Diary"

d one of his best works. This memoir was penned during his first three weeks in prison. Through his anecdotes detailing the worst three weeks of his life, Archer hopes to give a personal account of hi ...

(5 pages) 16 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Blink" by Malcolm Gladwell - An Incomplete Idea

cent immigrant because of a tragic misunderstanding, among many others. While I found many of these anecdotes interesting and do agree to a certain point that on occasion trusting your intuition is mo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"One Day In September": Directors are clever craftsmen

through his deliberate use of bias documentary and film conventions including selection of detail, anecdotes, archival footage, music, montage, interviews and juxtaposition. These techniques are used ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis