Essays Tagged: "word choice"

I am me and you are you

ential writer Jean-Paul Sartre's "No Exit."At first reading of this statement, one notices Tarzan's word choice. "Me Tarzan, you Jane" implies that Tarzan and Jane are not one and the same. Instead, t ... is based on their past experiences. Tarzan's primordial introduction is one example.. His choice of words are based on how he was raised. "Me Tarzan, you Jane" hardly sounds like the word's of an educ ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay that analyzes "The great Gatsby" (Fitzgerald) from the narrator's, Nick'point of view

Good essay that analyzes the great Gatsby from Nick's point of view Good essay and word choice. Grammar could use a little workNick versus GatsbyMainframe computers analyze informatio ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This reviews Didion's characterization of the Santa Ana winds in her essay "The Los Angles Notebook."

tes, "That the Indians would throw themselves into the sea when the bad wind blew." There, Didion's word choice of "bad" characterizes the winds. She later declares, "The Pacific turned ominously glos ... nife and study their husbands' necks." Again, Didion draws out a sense of sight and touch. Didion's word choice and invoking of senses helps to establish that winds are evil and a cause for wrongdoing ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This essay was about the poetic devices which Robert Browning used to enhance the haunting tone in his dramatic monologue, "My Last Duchess."

es another key device, which is diction to illustrate the darkness in this poem. Browning's careful word choice adds to the description of the Duchess and perhaps her disgraceful behavior, as well as ... n eerie and mysterious tone is further enhanced by Browning's use of diction. Browning's particular word choice in this dramatic monologue steers the reader to believe that over time the Duchess' flir ...

(3 pages) 136 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is about the punishment of those with "unnatural tendencies" in the third ring of the seventh circle of Hell in Dante's "Inferno."

"Inferno." The Professor's assignment relied heavily on looking closely at the meanings of specific words in only a small part of one canto so, in short, I had to expound or go deeper on few words.)In ... n Dante's early life. Throughout their exchange, Dante, through the art of his prose and particular word choice, portrays the sin(s) of his old friend and teacher that led him to Hell. In doing so, he ...

(10 pages) 126 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


d in many ways. Wouldn't want anyone to think the wrong things, so you have to be careful with your word choice.The easiest and probably best way to do this is to avoid explaining emotion. Explain eve ... m writing this, I realize that my legs are crossed, and it's actually quite uncomfortable. In other words, I wouldn't have even noticed that I was actually in pain unless I made this conscious effort ...

(3 pages) 45 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Patterns in the Mind, summative essay on Ray Jackendoff's book on language and human nature.

written language, the same applies. When reading, a person can construct meaning from punctuation, word choice, bold/italicized words, reading in between the lines, etc. We take these bits of informa ... e is unique for each individual.So it is evident to me that without out the proper mental grammar a word is not a word but a sound wave. We must be equipped with the correct mental grammar to interpre ...

(2 pages) 23 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Contrast of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Speeches.

the purpose of their speeches.Needs Inprovement on:Machanics- grammer,punctuation, spellingStyle - word choice, formality, sentence structure"The only thing we have to fear... is fear it self..."and ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an oppinionated paper about abortion and why it should be illegal.

fer because of the mothers actions. Women shouldn't have a "right" to kill their preborn child. The word "choice" shouldn't be used in regard to abortions, since killing a preborn child offers the chi ...

(4 pages) 72 2 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Personal Response and analyzation to the poem Dulce et Decorum est by Owen. It identifies literary and rhetorical devices used.

irst suggested to me a poem of brave glory and the glamour of war; however, as I began to read, the words frightened me. Every piece of literary work I have read about WW1 can not match the ferocity o ... nd I can literally feel the suffering of the soldiers.Line one of paragraph two uses an interesting word choice "An ecstasy of fumbling" it's as if Owen was in such a state he saw his surroundings in ...

(1 pages) 32 0 1.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Analysis of Edward Abbey's Feelings toward the Creatures of the Natural World as Determined by "The Serpents of Paradise"

an affront to morality. The writer describes the birds' song and his compares it to the flute. His word choice reveals a great love for nature and almost a form of worship.In addition, his word choic ... human motives to his snake and bird acquaintances" (Abbey, 617). This again shows a man who has his wording designed to be rational and logical.The imagery the writer provides continues this sense of ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of Norman MacCaig's techniques in his poem 'Byre'

ife are at the heart of many of Norman MacCaig's poems. By referring closely to setting, structure, word choice and literary techniques, I will discuss the extent to which I feel "Byre" fits in with t ... ts hell. There is evidence for this in phrases such as "Glare with one flaming eye," The use of the word flaming which has connotations of nastiness makes kittens that would normally be seen as harmle ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry Analysis (these are notes and examples of literary devices)

lliteration: the repition of initial identical consonant sounds in successive or closely associated words or syllables.Example: storm and stress; long, lean and lankyAssonance: the repitition of simil ... before and after different vowel soundsExample: boost, best; fulfill; ping-pongDiction: deliberate word choice for the purpose of gaining a desired effectEnd Rhyme: the last word in a line of poetry ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Wood

teh experience of owning property and analyze how Forster conveys that attitude. Consider Forster's word choice, his manipulation of sentences, and his use of Biblical allusions.For Forster, owni ...

(1 pages) 63 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Monster: An Autobiography of an LA Gang Member" Included is works cited This paper was only written for a 200 level English class Analyze the representation of violence in one scene in "Monster"

paints a clear picture of what gang life for Scott will be like. Scott's use of imagery and graphic word choice throughout the book are helpful in putting his audience into the atmosphere he was surro ... ll also have people to back him up if he gets into a situation he is unable to handle alone.Scott's word choice adds to the violent atmosphere described throughout the book. The word choice in this pa ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"One Art" Analysis

e issue of loss. Through the use of a villanelle, Bishop utilizes the significance of structure and word choice to further the meaning of her work. Bishop crescendos each stanza to create a firm found ... os each stanza to create a firm foundation for the dramatic conclusion, and incorporates expressive words throughout the poem to illuminate the last stanza's attitude shift from that of carelessness t ...

(3 pages) 16113 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Judging Management Potential

agerial Potential... good job ... nicely researched ... good organization and flow ... problem with wordiness in places ... problem with strained and stilted language in places ... and also problem wi ... be able to accurately assess managers has been an ongoing quest ... you are a bit strained in your word choice here ... by both the organizations and industrial psychologists alike. This is important ...

(16 pages) 205 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Task: In a well-organized essay, briefly summarize the King's thoughts and analyze how the diction, imagery, and syntax help to convey his state of mind.

sition in King Henry's state of mind is conveyed through the soliloquy's powerful images, revealing word choice, and peculiar sentence structure.Interestingly, Henry's combination of concrete and figu ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How tone is created in one paragraph in One day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn the paragraph this essay was written on is on page 106-107 the last paragraph

as a lot of frustration and sadness. The author creates the tone and mood of the book by the use of word choice, metaphors, imagery, or actions. This book is based on a time span of one day of a man's ... s they wanted to be beaten.The second way the tone is created by the author in the paragraph is the word choice used. Words used were cut, broke, fingered, had nothing, scared, try, forbidden, prisone ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical Analysis of Dulce Et Decorum Est If you were asked to choose a poem to be included in an anthology of great twentieth century poetry, what would it be and why?

like during world war one. Owen creates this picture by using vast amounts of imagery and uses his word choice to keep the reader enthralled in his work and the thought provoking theme.Owen's use of ... l idea of a soldier being someone that dies honourably for his country.Owen uses a lot of effective word choice to communicate his feelings when his comrade dies and this helps change our reactions to ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry