Chūō Line Essays

  • Stylistic Analysis Of Imita Cabral De Meo Neto

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    "Imitação da água" was published on João Cabral de Melo Neto's last book, Quaderna (in 1960). The poem was chosen because João Cabral is very careful with his words, using many stylistic techniques to make his verses as expressive as possible. The analysis will contain general aspects that can be found even in Brazilian poems. It has 8 stanzas of 4 verses, and it's already possible to note Cabral's obsession with the number four, that appears frequently, not only in the number of verses, but also

  • Lot Wife And Africa Analysis

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    In line 13, the rhetorical question “Who mourns one woman in a holocaust?”, is the employment of a persuasive tone which emphasizes Lot’s wife 's importance to her. The tense changes from past to present tense in the last stanza makes Lot’s wife’s situation more relevant and invokes more empathy. In line 16 the lexis “steal” brings to light how she is viewed as a criminal simply by acting out of her humanity

  • Literary Analysis Of 'Lot's Wife And Africa'

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    Wife’ indicates how unsettling and unnatural the presence of the harbingers of caustic rulers can be. In line 1, the adjective “just” is used to describe Lot as he “trailed” behind the Angel. Just is used with a touch of sarcasm as Lot is only just because he follows the Angel. The verb “trailed” could have been replaced by “followed” or a verb which is more indicative of any interest in

  • Barbie Doll And Richard Cory Analysis

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    starts off telling the audience about the man and how his life usually is like. As the poem begins, Richard Cory seems well respected in the town as the Robinson wrote, “Whenever Richard Cory went down town, /We people on the pavement looked at him” (lines 1-2). Another example of the people admiring Cory, can be seen when Robinson wrote “But still he fluttered pulses when he said, / ‘Good-morning’, and he glittered when he walked” (7-8). This can be regarded that the other people in town held Cory in

  • Sexual Fidelity In The Odyssey

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    Classics 101 Kristen Brenda Walker Friday 8.40 g15w1964 Due: 08 April 2016 Tom Dichmont The Odyssey Discuss the subject of sexual fidelity/infidelity as it occurs in Homer’s Odyssey, using examples from the text. (Refer to several relationships in your answer.) Introduction In the Odyssey by Homer the famous Epic poet, sexual fidelity as well as sexual infidelity are recurring themes throughout his work. There are a significant amount of relationships that express this theme

  • Empathy In Wilfred Owen's Disabled

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    The boy is first introduced as someone “sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark”. From the first line alone, the reader gets a sense of despair and despondency, as the phrase “waiting for dark” could be a euphemism of death. Similarly, the phrase “ghastly suit of grey” could be a metaphorical reference to a ghost. The reader then learns that not only

  • Desiree's Baby Symbolism

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    The short story, “Desiree’s Baby”, by Kate Chopin addresses several issues that played a major role in the Antebellum South. Desiree, abandoned as a child, receives new hope when she is found and raised by Madame Valmonde. At a young age, Desiree quickly falls in love with Armand, who would later cause destruction and misery in their marriage. With the birth of their child, Armand and Desiree face racial tensions and conflicts within themselves. Throughout the story, Chopin shows the prominent role

  • The Pity Of War In 'Disabled' By Wilfred Owen

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    comparison builds this sense of empathy for the veteran and displays how war Owen conveys the horror of war by describing the consequences of war. We know this because Owen writes “he sat in a wheelchair waiting for dark”. This is a very sentimental line as it shows what the soldier can do. All the soldier can do is “wait for dark”. “dark” could be a reference to death as death is usually associated with darkness and dark colours. “waiting for dark” could also indicate that the soldier is waiting

  • Eating Boy Book Analysis

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    had color this time when in the last book they just had white face so they look more human and alive. The story line was real basic just talking about the opposite of each of happy and sad, up and down, high and low. This would be a great book to use if you wanted to teach children about the opposites of each other and the different between things. There was really no depth in the story line. This book is much simpler than any of this other books it had hand drawing, simple primary color, along with

  • Papa's Waltz Literary Devices

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    A example of this is in stanza three line one and two “The hand that held my wrist was battered on one knuckle” this quote helps us as the reader visualize how violent things got. Another literary device used is a metaphor there is only one example of this and it is found in stanza one line three “But I hung on like death” he is comparing how he holds on to death because even thought his father beat him he will

  • Analysis Of The Fury Of Overshoes

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    The Fury of Overshoes Anne sexton The poem is written in first person and in a free verse. The poem does not have a specific order, and the reader cannot find a pattern, in which the author organizes the poem. The rows do not rhyme and they are short. The poem seems to be from the point of view of an adult, who reflects on her childhood memories. The theme is the difficulties during the growing up period, and the wish to be one of the ''big people''. The beginning of the poem describes the setting

  • The Soldier Poem Analysis

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    the first line “if I should die, think only this of me” Brook diminishes the sorrow of death, and creates a chivalrous vision upon the death of a soldier. This view point is highlighted through the use of “only”, which eliminates the range for contravening emotions. Then, he continues to describe that after the death of a soldier, behind enemy lines, their legacy, and the cause they are fighting for, will continue to live in the soil below their lifeless bodies. This is expressed in line two, “some

  • Car Experiment Lab Report

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    The points on the graph are not in a perfect straight line, suggesting that there were imprecisions in the procedure, causing discrepancies in the data. The main possible source of impressions may have been the blocks used for this experiment. These blocks are made of wood, and were placed on the ramp, which

  • Robert Hayden's 'Those Winter Sundays'

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    his father did for him, not out of necessity but out of love. At the time, Hayden took these things for granted and never fully appreciated the things that his father had done for him until years later when it was too late. This poem is a fourteen-line three-stanza sonnet poem with no particular rhyme scheme or meter. In the first stanza, Hayden reflects on a particular Sunday where

  • Simile And Metaphor In Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream

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    Abstract: I Have a Dream is public speech made by Martin Luther King in Lincoln Memorial, 1963. It mainly talked about the equality problem of African American. Since Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation, African Americans were waiting for the day when they were really free. However, even a hundred years later, the black people were still discriminated and their life still the same. I Have a Dream was written in such condition to fight for their own rights. In fact, this article is still

  • Story Of An Hour And Aunt Jenne Rich Literary Analysis

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    Lipika Chandrashekar Professor K. Jamie Woodlief LIT 165 February 23, 2018 Kate Chopin and Adrienne Rich: Freedom Versus Oppression and Gender Struggle “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin and “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich are works based on the main idea of the plight of women in a male-dominated world in their respective time periods and their struggle to get their freedom. They were written during a time when women were controlled by some male authority figure through

  • Sarah The Sunflower Seed Short Story

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    Sarah the Sunflower Seed   1 “Who’s that looking up at me? The farmer’s daughter is who I see.”   2 Far below Sarah Sunflower Seed, a little girl looks up smiling. She had planted the bed of sunflowers months ago with seeds her grandmother had given her. She had watered and weeded them all summer long and was delighted that she now had a row of very tall flowers to be proud of.   3 “What is flying by my face? A purple finch that glides with grace"   4 Sarah Sunflower Seed was one of hundreds

  • A Dream Within A Dream Analysis

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    them from the poetic devices used. The setting in the first stanza is never specified, and aids the reader to think that the narrator’s resolution is that life is a dream by never mentioning anything that relates to a certain place or time. The last line of the first stanza is a statement and a solution to a question that has never been pondered about. There is a second stanza however, and the narrator places themself at a shore, giving physical descriptions of what he sees and implying that life may

  • Literary Devices In Havisham

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    The reader can see one example of this in stanza 1. In the line “Ropes on the back of my hands I could strangle with”. This can be viewed as imagery, because when the reader has read that it gives off a harsh image of literal ropes on the back of her hands. Once someone attempts to think of what that could be,

  • Critical Analysis Of The Theme Of 'Hope Is The Thing With Feathers'

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    A Bird’s Eye View Emily Dickinson opens up her poem with the famous line, “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words,’’. Paul Laurence Dunbar ends his poem with the line “I know why the caged bird sings!”. These two lines from the poets form the theme of the two poems. The poem “Hope is the thing with feathers” by Emily Dickinson, and “Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar both present a theme that suffering makes you appreciate hope much more