Essays Tagged: "two books"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

o America and stayed there until 1959. His next collection of poems Lupercal (1960) was followed by two books for children Meet My Folks (1961) and Earth Owl (1963). Selected Poems, with Thom Gunn (a ... omas poetical credo "the man is my metaphor" (4:163). The critics also note differences between the two poets. By contrast with Thomas, Hughes's world is indifferent to suffering and pain it is filled ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


COMPARE TWO BIOGRAPHIES OF WAYNE GRETZKYIn this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famousperson. ... I need to compare two biographies of a famousperson. I will plot out the difference and compare the two booksconsidering point of view, bias, aim, omission, interest andinterpretation. This person is ... yer. In this book,there were a lot of Gretzky's childhood. We knew that Wayne Gretzky couldskate at two years old. He was well known by people at six. When he wasten, he was signing autographs and had ...

(4 pages) 51 1 3.0 Jul/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


without sin and when he sees that the world is corrupt, he decides to conduct a purge. In the first two books of the Bible, there are two distinct covenants made, one with Noah and the other many gene ...

(6 pages) 166 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Pictures by Jørgen Schytte & Lilian Bolwinkel

tting at a table, in an office or some kind of conference room. He has got his right hand on top of two books, and in the left he is holding his glasses. He is wearing a nice suit and definitely looks ... l of things. To emphasize this he is holding his glasses in one hand and the other he got on top of two books, and by sitting by the huge empty table (with his reflection) he gives the expression that ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Compare and Contrast Essay Between Anthen & A Handmaids Tale

The two novels, The Handmaid's Tale and Anthem, are both haunting, first person tales of personal hardsh ... led society. In this essay I will point out many important similarities and differences between the two books, mainly the setting and the similarities between the two societies in which the stories ta ... ortant differences between the main characters.To start I would like to compare the settings of the two books. In Anthem the story takes place sometime in the future after some catastrophic event. App ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Steinbeck, A Common Man's Man

"I never wrote two books alike", once said John Steinbeck (Shaw, 10). That may be true, but I think that he wrote m ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.1 Dec/1996

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

"The Migrant Workers of the Dirty Thirties", compares "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" both by John Steinbeck, with true migrant workers of that time.

t and he wrote many books pertaining to his home state. Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath are two such examples, examining two very different migrant families during the 1930s. Steinbeck's books ... d for being untrue to the history they explore (Timmerman 5). Nevertheless, the characters in these two books have certain elements in common with migrant workers of the Depression. The main struggles ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/2003

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

Satire Writing vs. Factual Writing: A Comparison of Brave New World and All Quiet on the Western Front (Contains Bibliography)

rror got it's foundation in Remarque's four month stint on the western front during WWI. With these two books sharing similar hectic environments portrayed in two very contrasting styles, one must ask ... satirical style of Huxley is more effective then Remarque's more factual style in describing their two distopic worlds.Aldous Huxley once said, "Maybe this world is another planet's hell." Although I ...

(6 pages) 104 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Violence and Alex's Reclamation in "A Clockwork Orange" General Overview of A Clockwork Orange, covering most important factors.

Nobody is really sure what Conformity is or whether it is a good or bad thing. The two books described below try to find the answer to both of these questions. The two books are; A Cl ... ity.In the second third of the narrative, the character is in the State Jail. He has been there for two years. The paragraph opens with:"What's it going to be then, eh?"This one sentence that has been ... nks with the early event in the police station of him being spat at; it destroys his identity.After two years in the jail and one big fight ending in a death, the prison authorities decide to try out ...

(8 pages) 137 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare/contrast essay for Peter Shaffer's "Equus" and Joseph Conrads "Heart of Darkness".

a sort of link between them with their resemblances. The fundamental thematic similarities in these two books correspond to the basic similarities that each pair of characters exhibits. Likewise, any ... s is illustrated when they both lie to protect their secrets. Dysart says to a sleeping Alan in act two:"I'm lying to you, Alan. He won't really go that easily. Just clop awayfrom you like a nice old ...

(8 pages) 54 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Medievil Society in Relationship to The Name of The Rose by Umberto Eco and The Return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Zemon Davis. A comparisson of the two books and how they relate to medievil history.

like movies or novels. Some of these are actually historically correct, but most are not. There are two books that directly deal with the Middle Ages. These two books are The Return of Martin Guerre a ... at easy trade routes. Many the villagers were poor. Many of them could not read or write also.These two aspects of life are going to be the main focus and how the two books relate to them. First we're ...

(8 pages) 88 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" by Julia Avarez and "Something to Declare" by Julia Avarez.

Julia Alvarez develops the character of Yolanda Garcia in some different and similar ways in her two books How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and its sequel Yo . The reasons for the difference ... characterizations of Yolanda is that there is almost no continuity concerning her character in the two books--meaning that all the specific details of Yolanda's life given to the reader in the first ...

(10 pages) 117 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith.

of age novel revolves around the Nolan family, which consists of Johnny, his wife Katie, and their two children, Francie and Neeley. Eventually, there is a third child, Annie Laurie. The family is cl ... keen interest in reading also takes her to the library every day, and she usually checks out one or two books. Despite Francie's father's drunkeness, he has a big heart, and genuinely love his family. ...

(4 pages) 49 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Randall Jarrell.

written many poems about the army and the war. The literature he had collected was used in his next two books; two poems from these books were "Little Friend" and "Losses".Randall was considered as on ... d him and became his assistant. There he met Mackie Langham, an English Department colleague. After two years Randall took a job at the University of Texas, and married his first wife, Mackie Langham, ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Utopia" by Thomas More.

a" (which in Greek means "nowhere") is the name of a non-existent island. This work is divided into two books.In the first, the author gives a profound and truthful picture of the people's sufferings ... gustinian eye, we see a witty play on how life might develop in a state that tried to balance these two impulses--human depravity and a communist system aimed at checking the destructive individualism ...

(8 pages) 129 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Niccolo Machiavelli.

politics and patriotism. He was however associated with corrupt, totalitarian government. He wrote two books called The Prince (1513) and The Discourses (1543), which drew light to his most controver ... everal times by now have erupted into World War III were it not for the deterrence exercised by the two nuclear superpowers.On a global view we are moving out of the age of efficacy of force and the t ...

(3 pages) 99 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Comparison between "Lord of the flies" and "Catcher in the rye".

Comparison EssayThe two books that I am comparing are The Catcher in the Rye, and Lord of the Flies. The two books are v ... in the Lord of the Flies, many characters assume different roles. But the main argument between the two novels is that Holden has a dream job of being the catcher in the rye. The catcher in the rye sy ... or will everyone eventually lose their innocence?In the Lord of the Flies, Ralph and Piggy are the two main characters trying to keep innocence on the island by trying to restore a democratic island. ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abortion essay

visual aid. Research was also conducted through access to the Sara High Tower library. We acquired two books entitled, Roe vs. Wade: The Abortion Question by D.J. Hurda and Problems with Death by Dav ...

(2 pages) 49 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Thomas Moore's "Utopia" and Machiavelli's "The prince".

Utopia and the PrinceWithin the course of this report, I will elaborate on two books: Utopia and the Prince, and analyze which one of them is superior in its ideas. In Thomas ... in their own language. Philosophy in Utopia was quite similar to the philosophy discovered today.If two people are incompatible and were mismatched, they are separated by mutual consent and they remar ... based on people who he thought could get Italy back its freedom from foreign invasion.Although the two books at issue are quite different in their goals and ideas, I find Moore's ideas to be superior ...

(6 pages) 133 4 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Lover by Marguerite Duras. This is an essay on the style of writing, the crucial moments, and important images of the story.

ite Duras' novel, The Lover, there are many aspects or styles that this book differs from the other two books we have read thus far. The style of writing, the setting, crucial moments, and important i ... k apart from most others.The style of writing used in this book is different from that of the first two books. The Stranger was written in chapter form with two separate sections or parts. Snow Countr ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature