Essays Tagged: "Cornish"

"The Sound of Hollyhocks" by Hugh Garners: character analysis - William Cornish Radson, Insane or just Desperate?

William Cornish Radson: Insane or just Desperate?Insanity in society is generally described as a person's in ... laimed story, "The Sound of Hollyhocks" by a Canadian writer, Hugh Garners, the protagonist William Cornish Ranson (nicknamed Rock) displays qualities of a psychotic person in a desperate attempt to a ... r to avoid returning to the "Bitch of Belsen" is the concept behind the character of William Radson Cornish, in Hugh Garner's short story, "The sound of Hollyhocks". Rock was not completely insane-he ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short characterization on a character named Darcourt in a short story. example of a characterization.

named Simon Darcourt who is a Professor of Greek and Latin and is on the board of Directors of the Cornish Foundation. He is also a self-diagnosed "boozer" who hopes to help a young woman's dream com ... alcoholic or "boozer" and in realizing his problem he denies it with great pessimism: "Wouldn't the Cornish Foundation drive a saint to the bottle?"( Darcourt ). Another example of Darcourt's pessimis ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hoffmann's role in The Lyre of Orpheus

the main plot strands of The Lyre of Orpheus "concerns the production of an opera subsidized by the Cornish Foundation - not so much a production, in fact, as the reconstruction and completion of a co ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Celtic languages

th those spoken by the ancient Celts, and those used by their modern descendants, the Gaels, Welsh, Cornish and Bretons. They are a branch of the Indo-European language family. They were spoken across ... eón.Goidelic, including Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx.Brythonic, including Welsh, Breton, Cornish, Cumbric, the hypothetical Ivernic, and possibly PictishNote that the Breton is not Gaulish, ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Copper triangle

iron pot were used. The water had to be pumped from the water pump in the front garden. Many of the Cornish houses were built without a plan for a bathroom. Water was drawn from an underground tank an ... ed at 6:00pm when they would return home to their wives who looked after the home. Lunch would be a Cornish pasty which was cooked by the "missus". Young boys of ten and over would often join their fa ...

(4 pages) 634 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The sound of hollyhocks

ho is a psychotic at the hospital, as his roommate. "Rock Hudson" was the nickname given to William Cornish Ranson by some of the other alcoholics. Rock was forced into mental illness by his mother be ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Cultural Misunderstandings of Indians Among the American Community         Although East

the community. They do not just speak the stereotype "Hindu" or "Hindi". Many languages are spoken (Cornish 8). There are increasing numbers in the new generation who are multilingual and officially b ... e, East Indians are distinguished from the aboriginal people or native people of the United States (Cornish 9).Within the East Indian community, on account of its own diversity, there are also some mi ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Rifle by Gary Paulson

The book "The Rifle" by Gary Paulson is a book about a rifle made by a 1768 gunsmith named Cornish McManus, rifles in this time were not very accurate. It is said that there were rifles that ... and a bad gunsmith would never make one. These sweet rifles were ninety-nine percent accurate. But Cornish's rifle was one-hundred percent accurate. Cornish treasured the rifle but with a new wife he ...

(2 pages) 936 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Curse of Macbeth and Other Theatrical Superstitions

istler, but whoever is closest to the door. This superstition has many believable roots. There is a Cornish saying that goes “whistle and I’ll come to you.” This is in reference to the ...

(9 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Cultural studies db2 Individual assignment

e that was not spoken by all the people that live there. The majority of these are Welsh, Gaelic or Cornish in the United Kingdom which were eventually taken over by the English, Catalan, or Basque in ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Latin Language & Literature