Essays Tagged: "Read"

Letters from the heart. Why the Scarlet Letter is truly romantic.

in thestory seem to have an innate sense of intuition, much like the Romantics. They are constantlyreading each others feeling and reacting to them. Emotion plays a key role in the story. Peopledidn' ... er that the puritans were. However, we do carry our sinsinside, where we can see them. Perhaps, the reader might see this piece as an attempt to bring outthe good in some of todays non-moralistic society.

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

An imaginative story written in the style of Kate Chopin's "The Storm"

ay on the shore and rest while her friends went in the ocean. She was lying peacefully on her towel reading her favorite novel, when she suddenly heard a deep, rather sensual voice ask her what she wa ... believe that someone as strikingly beautiful as this figure was actually interested in what she was reading. Somehow she muttered a response to his question, and ironically, he had just begun reading ...

(3 pages) 105 2 4.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

doesn't want this life anymore and the reason why - he has matured and comes to his senses. So the reader begins to feel sorry for Alex - after all what is a life without any choice?" Goodness comes ... cant choose, ceases to be a man"Burgess has deliberately intended the thoughts and feelings of the reader to sway during the novel. As the novel progresses Alex looses his choice - consequently becom ...

(7 pages) 45 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a book report over Lord of the Flies by William Golding dealing with types of conflict.

as that boy who single handedly tore apart the society that had been built on the island.I chose to read this book for my book report because a few of my friends had read the book and said that it was ... l I was near the end. Nothing really happened in the first part of the book and it was hard to keep reading, but near to the end the book got very good and I could hardly put it down even to eat. I wo ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A brief paper that argues both sides of an issue: whether classical literature should be studied in school. It also discusses how classical literature can effect popular culture. Includes an outline.

nk that there are no important or relevant themes in classic literature and since most people don't read them, classics have little effect on our culture. There is also the alternate view that classic ... way that history is. It leaves lasting impressions that prevent us from simply repeating what has already happened in history.Learning classic literature will keep us from moving backwards. If we do n ...

(2 pages) 112 3 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Chapter 21? in A Clockwork Orange

is whether the twenty-first chapter is necessary. I feel that in leaving out the last chapter, the reader never connects with the protagonist. Without the twenty-first chapter, Alex remains inhuman a ... ompared to someone, like God, continuously turning an orange in his hands. Also, for the perceptive reader, it is compared to the repetition of the phrase "what's it going to be then, eh?" which begin ...

(4 pages) 87 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The organization, syntax, and imagery used in Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale.

Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale, is in a class of its own. I have never read a book with its form of organization, syntax, or use of description and imagery. Atwood used th ... hat it is chronologically arranged, with countless flashbacks thrown into it. It feels as if you're reading a steady stream of thoughts straight out of a person's mind. This technique makes Offred see ... he flow of the story. It reinforces the feelings of Offred and created the same feelings within the reader.The best aspect of Atwood's narrative is her use of description and imagery. Every detail is ...

(1 pages) 47 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The clockwork orange".

Review of A Clockwork OrangeAs an avid reader of political fiction, I found A Clockwork Orange to be one of the best books of that genre I ... r of political fiction, I found A Clockwork Orange to be one of the best books of that genre I have read. It is well written with a fast-paced, engaging plot and complex character development. Not onl ... the author's use of a made-up language, which he calls "Nadsat," makes the story more difficult to read. I know the author does this to show differences between the older and younger generations in t ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Terry Goodkinds book, "The Naked Empire"

ction, supply multiple stories that all unfold at once, and defines his characters so well that the reader often feels as if they have known each character their whole life."On his way past her, gritt ... through the air over Zedd." While Richard is away fending off the limitless number of limbs of the dreaded Imperial Order Zedd, Richard's grandfather, landed a stunning blow against the massive army o ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cirque Du Freak

er was no turning back now he was a vmapire for ever or was he? this book well make u wanna keep on reading and reading non-stop so make sure u dont stop.If not you will lose out and get lost and wont ... er was no turning back now he was a vmapire for ever or was he? this book well make u wanna keep on reading and reading non-stop so make sure u dont stop.If not you will lose out and get lost and wont ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How To Become a Good Reader

In elementary school, reading, writing, speaking, and listening, are all lessons we are taught. However, not everyone lear ... at the same paste. It takes time and practice to learn these skills. In the story, "Learning How to Read," Malcolm X gives an overview of his past as a hustler, who gained the powerful knowledge of re ... m. Malcolm X's journey of success all began in prison, where he had the opportunity to learn how to read. Malcolm X is motivated to learn the skills he wants to gain. In the beginning of learni ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review of "The Five People You Meet in Heaven"

life a terminal disease? Why does everyone has to die? What's heaven like? What's hell like? If you read this book, "the five people you meet in heaven" by Mitch Albom, you will understand everything! ... we die, and who's never thought about it. So it definitely is suitable for all ages, both sexes of readers. This book gave me a huge impact on my value system. It taught me that I should cherish and ...

(2 pages) 64 2 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How was the concept of an inner journey conveyed in Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist"?

e loves. What seems to be the end of one journey is just the beginning of the next.To encourage the readers to recognize the importance of finding our own Personal Legends, Paulo Coelho chose to write ... es him forward, and through Paulo Coelho's use of the third-person in his telling of the story, the readers are allowed to see and know, as if we are on the journey and watching the boy as he approach ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

What does writing mean to me? An analysis of what writing means and is in my experiences and views.

To me writing is an amazing way of communication. One can convey their ideas in such a way that the reader feels what the author feels, and in a sense, experience what he or she is reading.Writing giv ... "writing is an action, an event, a performance." Writing is a form of permanent communication. The reader is grasping the original ideas of the author as apposed to a regurgitated version. Not only t ...

(1 pages) 2581 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Looking For Alibrandi

Her experiences , tauma, pain , happiness and love are all displayed well in this book. it lets the reader interact with her on a more personal note. it's set like a biography. Brilliantly describes t ... s with the racism around her and does it funnily.i thought this book was one of the best books i've read in my entire life. the movie wasnt too good though. I thought she was one of the strongest will ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scarlet Letter

al literature, there are numerous techniques one may use in order to establish a novel that will be read for many generations. The plot itself should, of course, contain some kind of moral or situatio ... all time. Along with this moral, however, the novel itself must be presented in such a way that the reader can connect through reading. The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne encompasses these ele ...

(2 pages) 436 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Changes In The Life Of Marcus Gorman

s Gorman, has grown increasingly dissatisfied with his boring and inactive life. He passes his time reading the same book in the library, or waiting for people with whom he can play a game of pinochle ...

(2 pages) 677 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess,

s, is a book designed to instigate much further thought and analization than what is needed by just reading the book itself. It?s controversial topics stick with the reader throughout his or her whole ... t brought you into this new atmosphere. This helped make the book much more ?closer to home? to the reader since they now felt that they were actually a part of this whole new world. When brought into ...

(3 pages) 1157 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Do We Need Literacy?

When I think of the word illiterate, I think of adults who can?t read to their children, interpret street signs, or write their name. However my thoughts of literacy ... racy have changed over the past years. Today's technology rich world demands citizens to be able to read and write, and also recognize the differences between a weight loss program and a moneymaking i ... ge is a child?s first subject.? (Unknown)That quote to me tells how important it is for a parent to read to a child. It is the first step to literacy. A lot of people who can?t read or write are those ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Color Green that Reflects upon Paradise of the Blind

ver barred [her] way” from entering the sacred door. “Behind these doors, a green space spread out mysterious, incandescent, as if it masked thousands and thousands of stars.” (Duong 55 ... to flee to a brand new and fresh place to strive for her own dreams.In conclusion, it is visible to readers about the foreshadowing of Hang’s departure through the dreams she has had and the gree ...

(5 pages) 3450 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature