Essays Tagged: "she writes"

Reviving Ophelia Analysis

ents can help their daughters.In Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher gives examples of many patients that she has seen over the years as a therapist. She writes about girls who have promiscuous sex, take dr ... . She writes about girls who have promiscuous sex, take drugs, smoke cigarettes, and abuse alcohol. She tells of girls with eating disorders, who refuse to go to school, and cut themselves. Dr. Pipher ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.4 Mar/2002

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

The essay is called "The Clues O'Connor Provides". It is about the use of foreshadowing in the short story of "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" by Flannery O'Connor

From the very start of the story, Flannery O'Connor, begins to use foreshadowing. In the first line she writes, "The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connectio ... her didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey's mind." This statement casts a doubt to the reader ...

(4 pages) 313 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Racism in America essay realtion to self and other cultures excellent 5 paragraph essay good ideas and helpful ideas relation with the book black girl and relation to self....

hose of You Who Aren't)" Patricia Smith writes about her life as a child. In Patricia Smith's poem, she wishes that she is White, and not Black. She writes about how difficult life is for her being Bl ... and not Black. She writes about how difficult life is for her being Black born in a white society. She didn't want to be labeled as a Black person. In many different ways we are similar. I also, was ...

(4 pages) 162 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Eudora Welty's writing style

ries explore common everyday life.Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, on April 13, 1909. She was an observant child. She was fascinated by sounds and sights, human voices and the changing o ... ituations as they would be seen. This talent brings her stories to life. The in-depth accounts that she writes of jump off of the page and into the readers' imagination. The descriptive passages in he ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Toni Morrison: Bathed in Tradition

craft, as well as be able to reach many people on different levels. One such author who has accomplished this feat is the African-American author Toni Morrison. Morrison holds a great deal of prestige ... American author Toni Morrison. Morrison holds a great deal of prestige in the writing community, as she is both the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature as well as the Pulitzer Prize, the top hono ...

(10 pages) 145 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Analysis of THE LOTTERY by Shirley Jackson

ackson is one pf the most shocking stories I have ever read. It caused controversy when it was published in a New York newspaper and for good reason. The ending is very unsettling and I would even cat ... that only on a second reading can the reader understand what the author is doing in every paragraph she writes. Throughout the story we are never sure about what exactly this lottery is, which keeps t ...

(3 pages) 296 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of a few poems by Dorothy Parker on the topic of men.

red most of the time. However I still like reading her poems because of the way they made me think, she has a different perspective on topics than I do. That is why I chose to read her poems for my li ... literature event as appeased to another more recognized poet.The first poem I read was 'Interview' she talks about the ideal woman or what men think an ideal woman is. She writes 'Their candle gives ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poetry commentary on 'success is counted sweetest' by Emily Dickinson

d deep in the poem's lines and is easy to comprehend.Emily also uses imagry to develop her message. She writes "Not one of all the purple Host Who took the Flag today Can tell the definition So clear ... 'agony' and knows how powerful success is and what affect it has.Dickinson also implies irony when she says that "As he defeated - dying - On whose forbidden ear The distant strains of triumph Burst ...

(1 pages) 77 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Color Purple" by Alice Walker.

oung girl, which name is Celie trying to find happiness. The book begins with the words "Dear God". She writes very private letters to God. These letters are like a journal that she keeps writing down ... ters to God. By Celie writing these letters to God we can see that her faith is strong. Even though she got beaten and raped by her own father she never lost that faith in God. Many people nowadays sa ...

(2 pages) 95 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Anne Frank and the diary of a young girl and the way she reacts and describes the other people in her book

ew of what the characters were like but this essay will explain to you what Anne thought of them as she wrote the diary.Anne Frank's older sister Margot, is sixteen years old when Anne gets her diary. ... to go into hiding ten days earlier than they had planned. Margot eventually gets closer to Anne as she writes. Then Peter Van Daan messes up their relationship. Anne makes Margot out to be a loner fr ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

An analysis of the Maya Angelou poem , "To a man".

her varied life, (activist, singer, waitress, dancer etc.)called 'I know why the caged bird sings'. She has written two collectionsof prose, 'Wouldn't take nothing for my journey now' and 'Even the st ... s at Wake Forest University of NorthCarolina.The poem is about the man that Maya Angelou loves, and she usesa variety of metaphors and images to describe him to the reader. MayaAngelou has a very deci ...

(5 pages) 111 0 1.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Composition I Essay on Caroline Bird's "The Case Against College".

e Against College", Caroline Bird questions the necessity of college and the education it provides. She states that college is accepted--without question. She holds that conventional wisdom and eviden ... better than those who do not go. Bird's column is devoted to tearing down the college institution. She fails to recognize the many benefits and purposes of college.Bird points out that there are many ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Salem Witchcraft Scare.

tury was interrupted in many different ways including the opinion of Carla Gardina Pestana in which she writes and believes that the executions where not solely based on the fact of witchcraft itself ... on the fact of witchcraft itself but also based on the importance of economic and political clause. She also believes in fact and support of other authors that it is also based on the gender, characte ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

THis is about Carole Maso's The Art Lover, I discuss her different style and techniques.

ls and poems we have read. I will attempt to state why Maso is similar to the other writers, who is she different from her and find a place for Maso historically with the different authors.In the Art ... hors.In the Art Lover so much goes on, from death to the abandonment of children and a mother. When she lost her mother to suicide when she was a young girl, to a recently deceased father and her best ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The hours" by Michael Cunningham.

turn inspired by Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway.The film opens with Virginia Woolf's 1941 suicide. She places stones in her pockets and wades calmly into the river, letting the rushing water engulf h ... river, letting the rushing water engulf her fragile body and battered soul. Eighteen years earlier, she is already struggling with her sanity. She hears voices. She succumbs to "moods." And she writes ...

(4 pages) 98 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short paragraph on Morrison's essay Rootedness

Morrison in her essay 'Rootedness' emphasises the importance of the ancestral myth, she writes bluntly, 'when you kill the ancestor you kill yourself.' This is certainly true for Macon ... r essay 'Rootedness' explained that in order to fulfil her aim of giving the story a more oral feel she had to 'provide the places and spaces so that the reader can participate',. Thus when describing ... uch as Macon recollection of his lovemaking with his wife, and Milkman and his intimacy with Sweet, she intended the reader to 'bring his own sexuality in the scene' and consequently interacting in 'a ...

(1 pages) 116 4 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Muse and the Mother in Bradstreet's "The Prologue" and "The Author to Her Book"..Bradstreet's view of female writers' roles was misinterpreted by males...unfinished essay. Might help.

writing about writing in her poems "The Prologue" and "The Author to Her Book." In "The Prologue" she writes as the Muse, and in the second poem she writes as the Mother, which is synonymous with th ... towards women as writers and a plea for them not to condemn her poetry on the basis of her gender. She is not asserting that she is equal to male poets; in fact, she bases her plea on the idea that w ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Wordsworth A.) the sound devices of his poems B.) the tone of his poems and C.)the subject matter.

a unique style of their own. A poet's style involves not only the subject matter about which he or she writes, but also the technique in which the poet presents that material to the reader. The way a ... the presence of nature. In "Influence of Natural Objects", the speaker of the poem describes how he/she "hissed" through the ice playing games. The usage of Onomatopoeia to describe the motions of the ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Hurston. This paper gives examples of how she is a modernistand how she is part of the Harlem Renaissance period.

resting and unique style of writing. Her style of writing was called "vernacular". Which means that she wrote how people spoke, not how words were supposed to be spelled. Hurston based most of her wri ... there are many examples of her being a modernist. Hurston is part of the Harlem Renaissance period, she writes how truth arises out of circumstances, she also writes about disillusionment and doubt.Th ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reaching Mrs. Brown: Interiotity and Typification in Virginia Woolf. This is essentially a study of VW's methods of characterisation.

characters bare. Taking as her example a putative Mrs. Brown, elderly, destitute, proud and afraid, she proposes that Bennett would, in describing her, intricately and skilfully depict the carriage, t ... he bulging of the upholstery, and the advertisements whilst leaving Mrs. Brown herself unexplained. She writes that Bennett, whom she goes on to say describes his characters by sketching their houses, ...

(13 pages) 101 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers