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    Wonderland is a prime example of making readers think about the text. Carroll plays around with the connotation and denotations of words, forcing the readers to figure out what each word truly means and implies. The usage of the term queer is one case in Alice in Wonderland. . Denotation, or the literal definition of a word, can greatly change the interpretation of a text. The denotation of queer depends on the usage of it in the sentence and the period in which the work was written. Alice

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    find balance. The balance between metaphor and symbolism, increasing throughout the entire poem showing battle between connotation and detonation. The struggle in which she used to connotation to portray the bigger picture, but also balanced out by denotation to show the subliminal messages of the relationship shared between the narrator’s father and herself. The balance between her reminiscing the past or holding on to so much aggression that she is forced to let go. These balances of struggle hold

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    Imagery is an indispensable literal device in literary world. A lot of poems or novels use imagery to describe a vivid image. It is figurative language which is the description about five sense: touch, hear, smell, taste, and touch. It can also contain some emotion or movement. Two tales: the Wife of Bath’s Tale and the Pardoner’s Tale are both written by Geoffrey Chaucer, who is a poet in medieval society. Chaucer was inspired by his experience of pilgrimage. Two of them use a lot of imagery. However

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    1.2. Product Differentiation This refers to differentiation that aspires to make a product more attractive by contrasting its unique qualities with other competing products (Investopedia, 2015:1), as in the case of Coca-Cola, other soft drink brands. Successfully adopting this strategy would have a company gaining a competitive advantage, as the customer would then view the product as unique or superior. This is what coca cola has managed to do, and has managed to do it on a scale that is globally

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    Old Spice Ad Analysis

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    Old Spice, a widely known men’s body hygiene company, has flourished and became popularized in the past couple of years due to their successful advertisements. The company’s commercials received huge amounts of praise; they tend to intertwine lots of humor in their advertisements to reel the audience in. “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” Old Spice advertisement debuted at the 2011’s Super Bowl and instantly became a hit. It was later awarded the grand effie title, an award that honors the years

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    Stereotypes are ideas that generalize a group of people, and are forced onto someone to isolate or weaken them. Stereotypes are integrated into all forms of literature and can be important to the progression of the plot. This is true in William Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice. Shylock, a Jewish money lender in the play, has been ridiculed by a Christian merchant, Antonio, and his friends for years. Antonio, in need of three thousand ducats, decides to go to Shylock for a loan and the two

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    When talking about expressing resistance and expression being displayed through a commoditive style, Vivienne Westwood’s punk fashion design is arguably the most recognisable example of this. However, until recently there has been little conversation around the ethics of consumption in this industry, especially considering the themes of production, consumption and disposal surrounding how consumers use fashion to create a superficial sense of identity. Focusing on Vivienne Westwood as a case study

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    People unintentionally fail at playing charades everyday by visually illustrating what they are trying to convey when they are speaking. People do not solely rely on words in communication with others, just as they do not fully rely on gestures to get their point across. In fact, the most skilled speakers use a wide variety of components of both verbal and nonverbal communication. A good way to observe this mixture of communication is watching interactions, and a convenient method to do so is to

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    Have you ever gone through a breakup that shattered your entire world? If someone goes through a breakup, they typically go through a mix of emotions. Emotions define who we are even though some people may want to delete those feelings because they cause an issue. Those issues can include depression, bipolar disorder, and/or anger issues. One emotions that can cause these bigger complications is bitterness. After a breakup, everyone may experience bitterness, but how he or she deals with the specific

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    the line, he adds in an interesting variable, dreams. Just as sleep contains dreams, what if death does as well? This totally changes the course of the soliloquy, showing how too much thought into something can upset a formerly neat argument. The denotation of the word rub at the end of line ten has changed since Shakespeare first wrote it. In certain situations the connotation can be similar as in, “Someone rubbed you the wrong way,” but in its most common definition very different. Back then it referenced

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    The Hound of the Baskervilles, a thrilling story about two detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, as they solve the mystery of a hungry hound who looks for his next victim in Victorian England. This exciting novel was created by the godfather of mystery; Sir Conan Doyle. There are many interpretations of this mysterious novel, such as the movie by David Atwood of the Twenty-first Century (2002 BBC). But his artistic ideas bring many differences to the original story. The differences that the

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    “I Cannot Forget” is a poem written by Alexander Kimel in 1942 in which he tackles his experience in the Ghetto of Rohatyn. The title of the poem suggests an internal conflict from which the poet suffers. He wants to forget the days when “{The Jews} lived in terribly overcrowded quarters, were given too little to eat and little or no medicine and were forced to work in factories” (Abzug 110). However, he knows very well that he should not because millions of people died for the sake of one man.

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    The past is a time where most do not want to look back upon. It holds the memories of our blunders and triumphs, but most often the former is remembered with much more clarity than the latter. For the narrator of our story, his mistakes were clear as day. In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis”, the author, James Hurst, utilizes the literary elements of flashback and dialogue to convey to the reader that throughout the story, the narrator feels guilt for his previous actions. Hurst does so by selecting

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    The readers learn from Jane's dialogue in the following quotation that Jane is not afraid to talk back to an adult and she has a temper. After snapping on Mrs.Reed, Jane feels relieved as she got everything off her chest, not afraid to stand up for herself, and being brave. Simile #1: The simile “That nasty Jane Eyre had flown at him like a mad cat” is comparing Jane’s behavior to one of a wild animal. Simile #2: Jane had nothing, but she had her doll which she cherishes, she describes it as “shabby

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    Textual Analysis In Act I scene i of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, the protagonist, Lear, demands his daughters to publicly profess their love for him. Two of his daughters, Regan and Goneril do not hesitate to praise King Lear and exaggerate their love for him, whereas his third daughter Cordelia honestly admits that she cannot flatter him like her sisters. When King Lear warns her she will not bequeath any land, the Earl of Kent, Lear’s loyal advisor, points out that this is a mistake and

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    Whether people want or not, a leader/leaders are necessary to a society. Throughout history and around the world, there have been a number of leaders. When looking back on history, some are successful and others are total failure. However, it is not easy to divide leaders into good ones and bad ones. The judgement on leaders differ depending on from whom perspective we see the leader. In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, there are two totally different types of leaders, Snowball and Napoleon. In

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    Without question, voices have impacted the past, present and will continue to impact the future as a voice instills its words in the thoughts of the audience. Distinctive voices will often at times provide a new perspective to individuals. This new perspective changes the lives of individuals, sparking a fire and unite them on commonly held beliefs and values. An influential voice will echo throughout time, constantly reforming individuals positions on certain issues in society. Distinctive voices

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    Prince Hamlet, son of King Hamlet and Queen Gertrude, returns from school in Germany only to discover the passing of his father. Marcellus and Bernardo, watchmen of the palace, have claimed to see a ghost who resembles the late king; they invite Horatio, a close friend of Prince Hamlet, to verify their assumptions. Horatio confirms that it is the late King and swiftly ask Hamlet to see the ghost for himself. Hamlet is astonished to see his father in the conformation of a ghost. The ghost reveals

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    Aboriginal Identity Essay

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    Abstract Being an aborigine in a white dominated society is a complicated identity. Australia, one of the white governed nations, also owns many aboriginal tribes. They lived harmonious lives in the early period. But European colonization has made a profound effect on the lives of Aboriginals in Australia, which led to the total demolition of their native culture, identity and history. As a result the new generation Aboriginals have lost their Aboriginal heritage and have been accepted neither by

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    Oceans are peaceful, majestic, and filled with amazing and vibrant color. A lot of the prostown beauty in oceans can be credited to coral reefs. Lately though, natural coral reefs have been dying for various reasons, and some people believe that artificial reefs can help not only the natural reefs, but other surrounding ecosystems in their environment. Various articles use rhetorical techniques in hopes of enhancing their articles about whether or not artificial reefs are helping or harming the oceans

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