Essays Tagged: "sarcastic"


Teacher said: Not bad, but a little sarcastic. Needs more quotes from the poem.RapeThis paper will focus on the social and cultural cond ...

(4 pages) 243 2 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Tony Kornheiser

Tony Kornheiser is the self-admitted opinionated, sarcastic sports and style columnist for The Washington Post. Kornheiser's purpose is not to report ... n their terms.The most important element of Kornheiser's writing is his tone. His tone is extremely sarcastic, light-hearted, facetious, and sometimes derogatory to his peers. It is his tone which mak ... cause 'he'd [n]ever been anywhere with fresh flowers before, other than a funeral,' it is obviously sarcastic to express the point. It is that kind of tone that gets the reader's reaction the best. In ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

$New Money, Old Money, or No Money$ is the title of this essay. Compares Nick and Gatsby.

The classic novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays a sarcastic fable of the pursuit of success and the collapse of the American Dream. In the novel simi ...

(3 pages) 86 1 3.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

How School Bullying is handled today. Current Event. APA Format with Referneces.

one side and peering through half-lidded eyes. Yeah, it's time to show you the ropes, he says in a sarcastic bully's voice. Bring it on, new kid. I'll show you what this school is about." All of us w ...

(3 pages) 276 1 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Shakespeare's sonnet CXLIV Shakespeare writes about the struggle between two opposing forces, good and evil.

In sonnet CXLIV by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare writes a sarcastic themeabout the struggle between good and evil and how he hopes good will prevail, but inre ... op-out. Whoeverwins, wins by default, not because he has a greater love for them.Shakespeare adds a sarcastic twist to the end of the sonnet. He says he doesn'tknow, "suspects I may yet not directly t ... a struggle probably familiar to manypeople today. However to explain this Shakespeare writes a very sarcastic poem to jokeabout this choice he has to make. He knows what will win, but he wants to make ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.4 Feb/2003

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

Dorthy Parker's life and writings.

g was edgy and glamorous considering the time frame in which she was writing. Her writing was often sarcastic and not appreciated by many critics and readers at the time. Dorothy Parker's writings hav ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

An essay reflecting Mark Twain's sarcastic paper on "The Lowest Animal."

The essay, "The Lowest Animal" by Mark Twain fairly sarcastic although it still makes the reader really think about what he's saying. Throughout the ess ... r his essay, or at least as material to add to a second edition of it.The author's attitude is very sarcastic through the entire essay. Also it seems that he is being very pessimistic. He zooms in on ... outcome, which would support his position on the topic.Throughout the essay, although Mark Twain is sarcastic and quite a bit one sided and pessimistic, he still is able to put his point across and tr ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Holden Caufield's distinct personality in J.D. Salinger's novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye, has two distinct sides to his personality. He is sometimes sarcastic and cynical, and he is sometimes kind and sweet. The majority of the book is in Holden's s ... s two clashing personalities. This makes it hard to distinguish who he really is. Is he cynical and sarcastic, sweet and kind, or both? J.D. Salinger has done an excellent job of making the reader dec ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Essay on Fight Club the movie.

s of the men's movement. The narrator is a slave to the American dream, whose voiceover discloses a sarcastic, nonconforming, but frail interior life. He's nameless, but let's call him 'Jack' (as the ...

(4 pages) 190 2 4.1 Oct/2003

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

Shakespeares methods of characterization in act one scene two.

usband "supposedly" to get her.shakespeare also uses his soliloquoy as a technique .Richard is been sarcastic,richard comes off as boastful,and mocking. He belittles Anne. H e is congratulating himsel ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2003

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

Essay analyzing "The Land of Little Rain", by Mary Austin.

th sorrow and broken hearts, with little help from the wind gods; where the queen of the subtle and sarcastic presides over the nature of life. Mary Austin in the essay The Land of Little Rain (1903) ... is famed. But that fame and those hills are only an illusion, and they make one not rich but angry, sarcastic and hopeless. It seems like the hills give of the wealth, which is either fake or so littl ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay describes the use of humor in the novel Grendel.

Grendel has a sarcastic and cynical mind, which serves to entertain both him and the reader. Through his expositio ... nt type of humor. While the first was a slapstick, exaggerated and dark humor, the argument is more sarcastic, intelligent and cutting. It exposes the cruel reality of the hero; he serves only himself ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss the presentation of Jeanette's mother in 'Oranges are not the only fruit'

view of these qualities is shared as the tone of the narrator during the statement could be seen as sarcastic and demeaning towards her mother as though she does not agree with the idea that her mothe ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of mice and men, Character Analysis Essay

, "Sure I gotta husban. You all seen him. Swell guy aint he."(78) When she said that, she was being sarcastic. She knows that Curley really does not love her. Because she knows that Curley does not lo ...

(1 pages) 98 2 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Persuasive Essay: The Confederate Flag As A Symbol Of Hate

ious sticker on their car to openly share their spiritual faith and beliefs. There are humorous and sarcastic novelty stickers too, with slogans like, "Ex-lovers make great speed bumps."As Americans w ...

(2 pages) 585 19 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Analysis of the Elements of Horror in "Hush"

er is one of Buffy's friends, he is really quite a comical character because he is quick witted and sarcastic. His girlfriend is called Anya, an ex-demon who is 1,000 years old. Riley is Buffy's 'love ... ve put a special micro-chip into Spikes head to stop him harming humans. He has a different type of sarcastic tendency to his character than Xander and Anya, because he has an English accent. This is ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Mice and Men By John Stenbeck

ce that they could call their own was really the only thing they had in common. George was a smart, sarcastic, short guy while Lennie was a big, clumsy child with obvious mental limitations. George ma ...

(3 pages) 47 2 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Poems in 'The Whitsun Weddings' show an interest in the Lives of Ordinary People. Discuss What Larkin has to say about them in at least three poems. (philip larkin - the whitsun weddings)

ny of his poems, as the title in fact implies isolation. Also, the title is heavily ironic and very sarcastic as the couple actually cant talk in bed.The second line of the first stanza says, 'lying t ...

(4 pages) 50 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Chapter 2: Teachers and Sisters

hey get. These types can also be labeled as burnt out, soccer moms.Then you have the tough grading, sarcastic, "I know more than the world" types. Extremely fun to get a laugh at. Lead by their never ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Neither a believer, an unbeliever nor agnostic, but oddly all three at once", with reference to two or three poems, consider how this aspect of Stevie Smith is reflected in her poetry.

than being bitter towards God.In the poem "God and the Devil", Smith's language is particularly sarcastic and child-like in telling the story of how man was created. It is also rather significant ... ion of how man was created and also mocks the "folly of man" in inventing such stories. The tone is sarcastic as well as and is more narrative than "God and the Devil", because of the repetition of "t ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry