Bismuth-209 Essays

  • Themes In The Chrysalids

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    The Chrysalids by John Wyndham is a well in scripted text portraying the plight faced by many communities and societies in the present world. The narrator, David storm, coherently tries to bring out the scenes and the happenings around the tiny society of Waknuk. The novel tries to bring out various themes in different ways either metaphorically or plainly. Some of the themes which are clearly evident in the text are like fear of authority, religion, sacrifice, oppression, religion and other minor

  • Sonny's Blues Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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    Combining a love for music and a personal history of racism, segregation, poverty and drugs in 1940’s Harlem, James Baldwin tells a story about Sonny, a blues loving composer with a dark history, living in Harlem in the early 1900’s. In the story “Sonny’s Blues” we meet the narrator and his brother and learn about the hardships of their lives, including the loss of their parents and a lifelong struggle with heroin addiction. As Sonny grows up in a racial charged borough of New York City he learns

  • My Favorite Place To Visit Essay

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    My Favorite Place to Visit There are many states have I been to in my life. I have made lots of memories with the places I have been to and the people I have went with with. The first time I traveled out of state was when I was three years old. Out of all the states I have been to nothing compares to my favorite state to visit. My favorite place to visit is Florida, because of the college football National Championship Game, Walt Disney World, and the fabulous beaches. One reason that my favorite

  • I Hate My Discourse Nora Ephron Analysis

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    Nora Ephron, essayist and screenwriter, is able to get her point across in her essays just as well as on the big screen. Through narrative stories, with a touch of satire she is able to effectively convey the lessons she’s learned by using ethos, vivid imagery and figurative language through smilie. Ehpron is able to convey her purpose through ethos in the multiple of her narrative stories. She is able to convince the audience of her credibility through each of her vivid stories. In each essay she

  • Examples Of Responsibility In The Hunger Games

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    Do you believe that being responsible is essential to daily life? In The Hunger Games do you think that the tributes that have won had to survive by responsibility? In the novel, the main characters, “Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark” are entered into the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a reality TV show that forces teenagers ages twelve to eighteen to fight for their lives against one another. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins the overarching theme is being responsible is vital to survive

  • How Gender Roles Ruins Society

    783 Words  | 4 Pages

    gender roles dictates to us what's right or wrong and pleasing to society and how our attitudes, behaviors, and self-presentation methods should be pertaining to your biological sex. This includes norms for behavior, which some researchers have started to call “the rules of masculinity” which is completely wrong.an example of this is boys are told to not bear their imperfections to the public, to keep it private, boys are also told not to wear makeup cause its made for girls and it and it causes

  • The Importance Of Mutual Respect

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    Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you - A quote from the bible if I’m not wrong. Sounds quite easy to do but in the society we are living in today I think it is one of the most difficult to achieve. We all think of ourselves in high esteem as decent individuals, but are we really? We tend to say one thing and do another, ask our children to do the right thing yet right in front of them we do the wrong thing. We’re taught that respect is earned, not demanded, have you earned the respect

  • Characters Used In Tobias Wolff's Bullet In The Brain

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    Tobias Wolff’s “Bullet in the Brain” is the perfect imperfect short story that encases the writer to mark a quick judgment of the cranky book critic - Anders, the main character - and later realize to be patient in initial judgment of the character and the story. Wolff’s description of Anders causes the reader to initially dislike him for his rude comments to the womens’ conversation while waiting in line at the bank. The reader then experiences the bank robbery that results in his death - from Anders

  • The Influence Of Childhood In Frankenstein, By Mary Shelley

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    There is no denying that one’s adolescence is key in the formation of their identity. Youth brings new people, challenges, and developments, all resulting in pieces of who someone eventually becomes. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, demonstrates the tragic path one can take if led to do so in their adolescence. Three of the novel’s main characters, the creature, Frankenstein, and Elizabeth, all underwent formative events early in life. These events served as a crossroads or a possibility to change

  • Poverty And Inequality Essay

    1971 Words  | 8 Pages

    Inefficient policies all around the world and especially in our country are contributing to problems in the society. And the biggest problem which the world faces today is the problem of “Poverty” and “Inequality”. It is hard for one to determine whether poverty causes inequality or is it the other way around because both these problems are interrelated. Poverty is something which is caused due to transferring wealth in to the hands of a specific group and the unjust policies of the government.

  • Lamb To The Slaughter Suspense Analysis

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    How do the writers create suspense in ‘The Signalman’ and ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’? Gothic literature consists of dark and mysterious scenery with an overall atmosphere of horror, suspense and melodramatic narrative devices. Charles Dickens and Roald Dahl create suspense in ‘The Signalman’ and ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ by effective use of settings, languages and the theme of insanity. The author, Charles Dickens creates suspense in ‘The Signalman’ by portraying the setting as somber and eerie as

  • Hens Night Party Ideas Case Study

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    Hens Night Party Ideas In case you're going to get hitched you're certain to need to praise the end of being single however discovering unique hens night thoughts as opposed to simply going out for a couple beverages isn't that simple. Before you get to the gathering or occasion, there are a few things you have to choose: Number 1 - How far before the wedding do you need your hen or bucks night party? Too close to the wedding won't give you an opportunity to get over the aftereffect and/or

  • Slumdog Millionaire Essay

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    Slumdog Millionaire Directed by Danny Boyle , 2009 Film Audience Intended to entertain adults, the blockbuster has attracted an audience of all ages interested in the inspiring story. Purpose To establish that despite all backgrounds and levels of education, one is able to aspire and dream big. To entertain the audience. Brief Description On the Indian version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’, Jamal Malik, an 18-year-old boy, answers every question correctly. Leading Indias population to

  • The Only Girl In The Car Analysis

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    Saint Kathy Kathy Dobie believed that being the saint to others will confirm her path to inclusion. In the catholic faith, being a saint and spreading kindness is powerful. To achieve sainthood there must be acts of selflessness. Kathy Dobie expressed selflessness by finding her path of inclusion. She used acts of courage to meet this desire. She put herself after others to show a statement that she wanted to be more than just a teen. She wanted to make others feel better. In Kathy Dobie’s memoir

  • Personal Narrative: Summer Swim

    809 Words  | 4 Pages

    “Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.” It was one of those moments where the pressure was on me. And this was one of those moments, which I’ve been dreading ever since I started swim team. It was a race between Liann Tran, one of the fastest people I know, and myself. We knew each other ever since we were infants, and Liann’s mom was the one that recommended my mom to sign me up for swim team. From there

  • Oranges By Gary Soto Summary

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    The poem Oranges by Gary Soto is a somewhat uneventful poem that manages to trigger many different feelings. The poem is the account of the narrator and can be portrayed as the author or any other man. The narrator is twelve years old and reminises on the first time he talked with a girl. It takes place in the month of December. It is cold and he is bundled up in a jacket. In the two jacket pockets, he has one orange in each. He describes the frost cracking beneath him as we walks. His breath is

  • Joan Didion On Keeping A Notebook Analysis

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    In her dreamy half essay half-diary entry “On Keeping a Notebook”, Joan Didion weaves together stories, associations, reflections, and suggestions to reveal the personal value of using a diary or notebook. While the reader cannot be sure whether the essay is written for anyone else to read, Didion makes her ideas highly compelling through the use of ambiguity, anecdote, circular narrative, stream of consciousness, a casual structure, and subtle self-exemplification. The result of this is an artistic

  • Character Analysis: Summary In Sonny's Blues By James Baldwin

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    Everyone needs rescuing sometime in life? The narrator in “Sonny’s Blues” struggles with his own identity and finding himself. He has a sense of insecurity and conformity to escape his past and from where he comes. The narrator finds himself focusing on his brother’s mistakes in life when in reality; he is questioning his inner insecurities. The narrator believes he must rescue his brother but realizes first he must find rescue himself. In James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues” the author uses Sonny’s

  • Personal Narrative-Nymphadora Tonks

    701 Words  | 3 Pages

    We were parked outside petco to pick up a few things before our long drive to Claremont. I was sitting at the back seat, trying to make myself comfortable. I was careful not squish Tonks who decided to curl up next to carrier and take a nap. She had been mewling a few minutes ago, anxious to get out of her cat carrier and have a look around. Tonks is only a few months old so she’s still curious kitten. She has a grey coat with gold flecks and a face that’s split between two colours that somehow compliment