Essays Tagged: "Repetition"

Gerhard Richter's Abstract Painting

e certain than what is being seen.'Richter organizes the formal elements space, line, colour, form, repetition and balance to fuse visual and invisible reality into a unified whole.Born February 9, 19 ... rue to the picture that it is painted from, it could be considered as describing the photograph.The repetition of column shapes in Abstract Painting add to the visual rhythm of the piece and the repet ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

La Peine Capitale

qu'il ne tuerait pas de nouveau. Quand on applique la peine capitale il n'y a plus de possiblite de repetition et en outre la peine de mort peut meme avoir un effet preventif. Un individu penserait un ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Derrick Bell's "Space Traders"

vents occur because of "the permanence of racism" in our society and the structures that allow this repetition to exist. In this essay I will discuss the political positions of the subjects in "The Sp ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

_Understanding the Obsession_, a psychological examination of the main character's sexual compulsions in Oshima's "In the Realm of the Senses".

filmed with Oshima's personal deep color wash and non-intrusive cinematography. By the sheer act of repetition of the graphic sex the viewer becomes numbed to it, eventually requiring the ostentatious ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Evaluate the effectiveness of diction as an adjunct to meaning in John Updike's 'Player Piano'.

and consonance are present. In line one, these musical devices dominate the sentence as there is a repetition of the 'ick' sound in 'stick', 'click', and 'snicker' suggesting to the reader the sharpn ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"London" by Blake

t.Near where the chartered Thames does flow'The chartered streets, the mind forged manacles and the repetition of key words all symbolize control over the common man. The chartered streets show that t ... only part of the individual which may truly be said to be free.Weakness is also illustrated in the repetitions in the first and second stanza:' I wander through each chartered street,Near where the c ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

One hundred Years of solitude- by Gabrial Garcia Marquez- this paper discusses the repitition of life patterns in the Buendia family.

is reflected again and again and no Buendias are able to create their own history. Marquez used the repetition of life patterns of the Buendias to demonstrate how people who do not learn from the mist ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Patrick Henry Describing in Literary terms about the speech given at the "The Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry.

he longer they wait the harder to win the war and that the war had already started. The author uses repetition, rhetorical questions, and facts to allow the speech to be more effective, interesting, a ... "We have petitioned. We have remonstrated. We have supplicated." Patrick Henry uses the strategy of repetition to enforce the need to join the war and declare freedom from Britain.Using resent events ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'The Pasture' by Robert Frost

his surroundings, and relays them to his reader. Frost's love of the outdoors is highlighted by the repetition of the phrase, 'I'm going out?' which begins each stanza, here the emphasis is on the wor ... h begins each stanza, here the emphasis is on the word 'out', echoing his love of the outdoors. The repetition of the phrase 'you come too' is also an important feature within the poem. It is an invit ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

From Conquerors to Conquered, The Rise and Fall of the Aztec Empire

nt lands, but often from similar causes and with similar consequences. However, sometimes history's repetition takes on an ironic twist. Societies designed to empower the wealthy are overthrown by the ...

(9 pages) 322 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The life of Desiderius Erasmus and the educational reform 16th Century

ddle Ages, its etymology comes from the French word naissance (birth) combined with the prefix re- (repetition), thus it means rebirth; it has been characterized by an interest in classical writings a ...

(13 pages) 123 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Descriptive essay: "How I Learn"

until we move on to the next one. They say practice makes perfect, and I'd have to agree with that. Repetition is the way by which I learn and become good at things. I practice things over and over un ... n my sleep.Unfortunately, this is not always the easiest way to learn things. The only problem with repetition is that it takes time and does not come easily or without hard work. However, I'd rather ...

(2 pages) 110 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Waiting for Godot

ntialism view, the characters are portraying what the true meaning of like really means. The use of repetition as a distraction from truth, fate, chaos on earth and time all show the true meaning of h ... o the tree blind with Lucky, who is now mute. The reader can assume that because of the actions the repetition that Vladimir and Estragon carry out, that they have and will do this everyday until Godo ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"This Is a Photograph of Me", by Margaret Atwood

mber fuzzy memories of her past and maybe as far back as her youth. This half is very lyrical, with repetition of similar sounds lulling the reader into false sense of peace. The poem begins with a "s ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Essay on how the author of Frankenstein illustrates the sublimity of nature, Victor's feelings at meeting the monster and how the author portrays the monsters attitude and feelings in Volume II, Chapter II

t and strange the monster is through her descriptions of his looks and thoughts. The regularity and repetition of descriptions regarding the monster's looks implies that something is very odd, "uneart ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Explication of a Universal Thought" The following essay pertains to the "The Mending Wall" by renowned poet Robert Frost.

ed solely on what is said, not what has been personally explicated or questioned through symbolism, repetition, and irony.Throughout the poem, Frost utilizes symbolism to exemplify the theme. The wall ... and ...balls" (l. 17) prevails.Another poetic device that Frost employs to communicate the theme is repetition. Though it is used in moderation, the phrases leap out to the reader. For instance, the s ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analyse the short story 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells. How is suspense created and maintained?

open.' This conveys a sense of fearful apprehension in the narrator, and subsequently, the reader. Repetition is an effective method used to build up the tension. 'This night of all nights.' 'It's yo ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" by Wallace Stevens

uses assonance to make the poem have a better sound or to give it a better "flow." Assonance is the repetition of vowels with different consonants. An example is stanza three of Steven's poem:The blac ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Description of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development until the age of two and early motor development of infants.

actions happen between two and four months. These are reflexive behaviors that occur in stereotyped repetition, such as opening and closing fingers repetitively. The repetition of change actions to re ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Symbolism in "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. salinger

reader is presented with various symbols. The symbols are clearly made evident by Holden's constant repetition of their importance. The symbols are so important and their symbolism is directly related ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American