Essays Tagged: "metaphorically"

This essay is about the metaphorical use of mathmatics in "The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds

minine sexuality in the life of an adolescent female. In this confusingjourney mathematics are used metaphorically to describe the girls new found sexuality.The girl attempts to deny the emergence of ...

(2 pages) 149 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller.

fall from the top of the capitalistic totem pole results in a resounding crash, both literally and metaphorically. As a man engulfed in the memories of the past and controlled by his fears of the fut ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Franz Kafka's, "Metamorposis".

s life was going to be different. He awakes to discover that is life is in reverse(McNeil 1). Samsa metaphorically let his inner self and showed the world exactly who he was and what he was really lik ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

An essay which analyses the ways Shakespeare presents the development of Othello's character.

m a calm, considerate loving husband to being completely driven by an emotion Shakespeare describes metaphorically as the 'green-eyed monster'. The effectiveness of this transformation pivots upon the ...

(11 pages) 108 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

If William Shakespeare's "King Lear" is a bleak nihilistic play or a hopeful one. This is a very informative well written essay.

ne that can teach us about hope and loyalty.Throughout the play Lear's dominant trait is that he is metaphorically blind. Lear is also very materialistic, and even though he is old, he is not wise. Le ...

(3 pages) 52 2 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Theatre of the Absurd, or slapstick comedy, a popular dramatic genre with an interesting history! This covers the origins of Absurdism, some important names and a bit of background info.

dThe Theatre of the Absurd was created in the 20th century, as the worlds most popular, though only metaphorically realistic, comedy style. The style that absurd comedy takes is usually based on an ex ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Symbolism used in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. In particular, the three main uses of symbolism mentioned include machines, diamonds, and garden seeds

attractiveness and likeability will ultimately lead to the dream of financial success. He searches metaphorically for the dream, wandering the open roads as a salesman but he has little idea that har ... s, are explored through this symbol: "Nothing's planted. I don't have a thing on the ground." Willy metaphorically realizes that he has no tangible proof of his life's work. While he is planting the s ...

(4 pages) 96 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Response to the prompt "Describe the theme of 'Resurrection' in Charles Dickens' 'Tale of Two Cities'" Quotes, no attribution. Needs title.

Resurrection is an important theme in Tale of Two Cities, metaphorically and literally. Sydney Carton, Madame Defarge, and Dr. Manette experience the most obv ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Interpretation of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost

on between the two paths, and the speaker's decision to select the road not taken.Man's life can be metaphorically related to a physical journey filled with many twists and turns. Through out this jou ...

(3 pages) 250 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyse the poetic techniques used in Robert Frost's 'The telephone'

he speaker and the person on the corresponding end.Through the poem we see Frost relating the phone metaphorically with natural things, in this way he also personifies the object he is relating to the ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Role of Women, Inside Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

ited by women during that time. Helen Burns though a seemingly insignificant character in the novel metaphorically exemplifies the role of women. Helen is a symbol for tolerance, and dormant wisdom as ... demonstrates tolerance, and wisdom for which are major characteristics of oppressed women. Helen is metaphorically parallel to the plight of women during the 19th century based upon her character trai ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Topic=Journey (SPEECH) - 'the road not taken' by R. Frost and 'the storm is over' by R. Kelly analysed aswell as compared and contrasted in relation to journey.

a distance traveled or that can be traveled. However, this is only the logical meaning of the term. Metaphorically, journey can be many things such as a decision or choice, an emotional experience or ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Birthmark as a Symbol

. Eckstein say, "modern science is basically a masculine endeavor" (p512), as well as, "Nature is...metaphorically female" (p513). All through history, people have referred to nature with the precedin ...

(3 pages) 111 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Negative affects on Terrorism

ersity, does the whole world only see a tolerant, ethno cultural country that thrives on diversity? Metaphorically, Canada can be described as a coin because of the different appearance viewed on both ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Texts discussed are: This Lime Tree Bower My Prison'-Coleridge 'The Wind in the Willows' - Kenneth Grahame 'The Art of Happiness - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C.

journey merely a distance traveled? Or is there a greater meaning behind every step that is taken, metaphorically or not? Today I am here to give my understanding of journey at this local Arts festiv ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Papa's Waltz persuasive essay

ed in. Sometimes it is asked for you to take the bible word for word, other times you must take it metaphorically. This is very much like poetry, for you which way fits best, once you have found tha ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title of Story: The Lamp at Noon Author: Sinclair Ross Quotation analysis Title of Essay: Conserving Energy- The Lamp at Noon

Ignorant to the damage that the dust inflicts upon his family's physical and emotional health, Paul metaphorically chains his wife and son to an existence without a future. Ellen, on the other hand, i ...

(3 pages) 84 2 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis on "I had been hungry all the years" by Emily Dickinson

ckinson explores the persona's change of attitude towards food. This poem can be taken literally or metaphorically and I have chosen to understand it literally.From the beginning of the poem, the pers ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Descartes' Meditations

, and the verifiability of knowledge we have collected about it.He compares his quest for knowledge metaphorically: suppose a person had a basket full of apples and wanted assurance that each apple wa ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Countee Cullen's poem "From The Dark Tower".

eld but could have just as well have been a planter who uses the planting and nature terminology to metaphorically relate to life issues. I think the first lines:We shall not always plant while others ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry