The author also uses strong ethical based claims that make you almost feel bad for the polar bears. In the excerpt the mooallem explains a northern military fort that was known as “the polar bear capital of the world”. with its newfound title came tourists. And with the uprising in tourism comes with the rise in destruction. The author makes a very strong and and almost emotional connection not only to himself but the the polar bears
English 10 Honors Mr. Johnson December 2nd 2014] Picnic Lightning Billy Collins’s Picnic Lightning talks about the significance of life. The poem conveys a general truth about menial importance and delicacy of human life. The speaker briefly talks about how easily a life can be taken and ended. The scenarios he states are very improbable and very ridiculous, however even with these impossible events we cannot deny that it is not only true but also happening all around us. The truth state by Collins allows the readers to think about and appreciate every moment of life.
Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil by W. E. B. DuBois (originally published in 1920). This work allows a peep into the relationship of DuBois with nature and outdoor recreation. DuBois shared a reverence for and a fear of nature, while encountered nature in unique and special way. The work offers us a profound and unrestrained glance into the complex relationship between the wild places of the country and Afro-American people. Why do not those who are scarred in the world’s battle and hurt by its hard ness travel to these places of beauty and drown themselves in the utter joy of life?
O Pioneers is a book challenging the “American Dream” by using the Three points of view, Realistic, Romantic and Naturalistic. Cather personally addresses realistic point of view because of all the uncontrollable things that happen throughout the book, like like when Emil and Marie were murdered by Frank. Another reason Cather personally addresses the realistic point of view is because when Carl came back to see Alexandra then left for Alaska to look for gold. Cather also addresses the other points of view just not personally. The Romantic point of view is shown in a few different ways.
He is a noble character who ultimate brings about his complex reversal thanks to his hubris. These characteristics are all carefully chosen in order to heighten Oedipus the King’s effectiveness as a tragic work. Oedipus’ capability as a ruler not only leads his people to endure great suffering once they lose him, but it also contributes to the audience’s catharsis by amplifying the emotion Oedipus evokes. They feel both pity and fear, as they watch the tragic fall of the once-great Oedipus and fear that such a fate may befall them, if they too are unable to reign in their hubris. This hubris ultimately brings about Oedipus’ fate, as his assuredness in his own infallibility causes him to recklessly attempt to prove that his judgment is correct.
He knew that this thing, whatever it was, could be dangerous, but the violence may have been his only link to understanding the monster; one thing that Victor always loved was nature. He often found himself awestruck at the beauty of it. It was violent; Victor found something breathtaking in the violence. He must have seen the same thing in his creation. Everything about it was violent- the monster was put together with pieces torn off of dead bodies and electrocuted until the heart started to beat.
For pathos appeals Carson uses emotions such as fear, alarming, and concerns. This appeal is strong for this argument because of the use of pesticides and chemicals. An example for alarming, Carson poetically asserted that “to still the song of birds and the leaping of fish in the streams, to coat the leaves with a deadly film, and to linger on in soil” (Carson 645). The audience can create a polluted and an unclean stream of land that is deeply contaminated. Carson uses this song as a concept to show the purpose and create such fearful emotions.
The author uses imagery and foreshadowing to reveal Doodle’s sensitive and servile nature. The use of imagery shows how Doodle is sensitive because it helps describe his responses in a more visual format for the reader. For example, when Doodle first views the beauty that is Old Woman Swamp, “he began to cry.” This shows that the extravagant scenery of Old Woman Swamp can make Doodle cry. This is because sensitive people usually cry at sights that are, “so pretty, pretty, pretty,” just like Doodle did, showing that he is sensitive. In addition to Old Woman Swamp, Doodle is also sensitive when he witnesses the
While environmental activists are concerned about resource extraction projects in the Arctic, questioning the lack of definitive proof regarding the presence of recoverable oil and therefore its commercial viability, it should be kept in mind that such projects are not entirely new to the region. In fact, oil and natural gas discoveries in the Arctic were made as early as the 1920s while extraction started in the 1960s. Many international oil companies (IOCs) have successfully discovered oil and natural gas, built several rigs and have also extracted them safely, with a few stray incidents. While the Exxon Valdez tanker incident in Alaska is commonly cited by environmental activists as a reason to stop Arctic oil exploration, it should be noted that the incident occurred during oil transportation by a vessel and not during extraction. However, it is also true that the remoteness of the “ground-zero” of the spill and inadequate oil spill response mechanisms at the time contributed to the disaster.
When that little deer gets caught in a forest fire, I was terrified, but I was also Exhilarated”(Greene). These feeling are what inspired King to write the iconic scene, “At the far end of the concrete ring, Danny heard the stealthy crackle of dead leaves as something came for him on its hands and knees. At any moment he would feel it 's cold hand close over his ankle...”(King, Stephen 423).This gives the reader the same feeling the King felt as he watch Bambi. The growing tension of impending danger, and the fear of the demise of a character. Those emotions had such a large impact of King that he enjoys creating the same feelings for his writers throughout The Shining.
Carter demonstrates his idea that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge shouldn’t be ruin by the exploration of oil industry or any other for-profit runnings. As the president of the nation, Carter describes the scene as “a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife spectacle” when he saw the group of caribou running on the great lands in front of his eyes. To wit, less and less chances people have to see such a view personally in a wild environment if they are transformed into a factory or a industry. Moreover, as the author mentions in the fourth paragraph: “Such proposed developments would forever destroy…that depend on this northernmost terrestrial ecosystem.” The author well explains by his sentences that those animals are driven out of their original
John Krakauer’s account of the journey of Chris McCandless has inspired many other people to seek out the beauty of nature. Why would a story with such a tragic ending cause others to do exactly what in the end killed McCandless? Perhaps it’s because Krakauer depicts Chris as a hardworking honest young man, who throughout his journey uncovered many truths about life. Maybe it’s because Krakauer includes so many passages talking about the beauty and simplicity of nature. Possibly this inspiration is contributed to because Krakauer chalks the death of McCandless up to chance.
the reason why we study history (or at least the reason i 've been told) is to learn from our mistakes and to see where we came from. because of this i believe teaching history is really important. an example would be that presidential candidate donald trump whose (unfortunately) leading in the republican polls at 30% wants to end birthright citizenship and deport immigrants if he were made president, which would result in 11 million people getting deported (and a lot more people leaving on their own accord just to avoid trump). in america 's history theres been a few huge populations transfer like the japanese-american internment with 120,000 people and native-american relocation, trail of tears with 17,000. both times they weren 't very successful. now its seems that the japanese were put into camps over racial prejudice, instead of actual concern over the nations
In the book Guns,Germs and Steels, Jared Diamond illuminates how and why the human societies of different continents followed widely divergent pathways of development over the past 13,000 years. However, Mcneil thinks, though Diamond makes a good case for the critical importance of continental differences in the wild plant and animal species available as starting material for domestication, he puts too much effort to reduce history to the level of biological science. In my perspective, Diamond frames his book around “Yali’s questions”, and his answers to those questions are simple in principle but complex in detail. One of the most important viewpoints of Jared Diamond is that he proposes, before culture was advanced enough, small differences
We will never again experience nature from the Ice Age or the Prehistoric Period. With all the development around the country, how many different species of plants and animals will disappear without anyone knowing they existed? As a Transcendentalist, Emerson was pro-nature and loved nature so much that he wrote an article about it named “Nature”. An excerpt from “Nature” stated, “A nobler want of man is served by nature, namely, the love of Beauty” (900). As humans, we desire to see new sites to push past the boundaries.