Hale Woodruff Essays

  • Symbolism In Lolita

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    The very name of a character is a vital aspect of one’s personal identity, revealing particular details of a place of origin or background. In Vladmir Nabokov’s, Lolita, the role of naming takes various forms as a motif and both a characterization and stylistic device. In order to understand Nabokov’s use of names, one must understand first that the novel is written by protagonist, Humbert Humber, as confessional for a murder he has committed. Therefore, false names are used to protect the identity

  • The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd Analysis

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    AAgatha Christie shows why The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is the model of detective fiction novels by using several intimations in her book. There are two types of clues, ones that are helpful to the detective and ones that are useless. Hints and evidence that purposely mislead the reader are known as red herrings. Joan Acocella discusses Christie’s work and brings up her use of red herrings in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, commenting, “...that is, when the occurrence is trivial but nonetheless mentioned—this

  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Revenge

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    My Experience with Revenge It is possible to say that I know quite a lot about the revenge. I saw its examples both in the literature (cinema) and the real life. First source showed global, more dramatic types of revenge, like the blood feud, Poe’s story The Cask of Amontillado or many action movies where the antagonist retaliates for the death of his/her parents, family or friend. The real life demonstrated more routine, down-to-earth cases. These small revenges appear both at home and work. For

  • Literary Elements In Edgar Allan Poe

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    In many stories and poems; such as the Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Raven, Annabel Lee, The House of Usher, and so many more timeless works, Edgar Allan Poe has been captivating his audiences with spine tingling thrillers through the words and style of his own twisted ways. The only way to describe where Poe’s writing belongs in history, would be classified as gothic genre. From the start of the 1800’s to present day and the future of literature, through irony, repetition, imagery

  • How Does People Make Personal Opinion In The Crucible

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    People will make personal opinions within the first 5 seconds of seeing another person even if they does not know them. Sometimes people don't know that their making opinions. Sometimes those opinions are accurate, but most of the time they are not. In Arthur Miller's The Crucible this can be read first hand. In modern day society, people make accusations and opinions based on prior knowledge and experiences. The premise of The Crucible is people making opinions of others based on prior knowledge

  • Compare And Contrast The Crucible And John Proctor

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    Two Heroes Through Time: Proctor, a Tragic Hero and his Comparison to Christ in The Crucible "The change in the hero's fortunes be not from misery to happiness, but on the contrary, from happiness to misery, and the cause of it must not lie in any depravity but in some great error on his part." - Aristotle Human nature has shown to be mostly ignorant but also shows prejudice to those who serve and bring benefit to society. In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, John Proctor is a perfect example of a person

  • Compare And Contrast Tell Tale Heart And The Raven

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    Edgar Allan Poe’s frightening gothic style poetry and short novels about fear, love, death and horror are prominent to Gothic Literature and explore madness through a nerve-recking angle. The incredible, malformed author, poet, editor and novelist is recognized for his famous classical pieces such as “The Raven”, “Berenice” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”, pieces of work that mystically yet magnificently awakens readers with a gloomy spirit. Awakening the subject of madness through written work was viewed

  • Reverend Parris In Arthur Miller's The Crucible

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    about his reputation and what people would think if they suspected witchcraft. This is repeated throughout the first act when he calls Mr. Hale claiming that he will be able to prove that there’s no witchcraft involved. “Thomas, Thomas, I pray you leap not to witchcraft.

  • Vulnerable Population Assessment

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    Vulnerable Population Assessment Christine Anderson Chamberlain College of Nursing NR443 Community Health Nursing January,2018 Elderly the Vulnerable Population Noticing a group of middle age men, smoking and drinking aside a low-income apartment complex during week daytime hours is not a typical activity for the normal middle-class population. A certain uneasiness or concern comes over a person when you walk or drive by, especially with the elderly population present in the same low-income housing

  • Dorothy Parker's Poem 'Symptom Recital'

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    Brooke Jakins Mrs. Huval English II-H 6th 18 September 2015 The Wittiest Woman in America Poetry is an escape from emotion. It doesn’t show someone’s character, but how they escape it. Only people who have emotions and character would know what it feels like to want to escape them. In Dorothy Parker’s poem “Symptom Recital” she states, “My soul is crushed, my spirit sore; I do not like me anymore” (15-16). Dorothy Parker, the wittiest woman in America, captures her audiences with poems expressing

  • Mr Collins Pride And Prejudice Analysis

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    "To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart" (Phyllis Theroux). Jane Austen’s pride and prejudice is filled with many odd and diverse characters. For instance, Mr. Collins who is a very non sensible man and he is very arrogant and pompous and has a habit of condemning others however he has the upmost respect for one person only and that is Lady Catherine de Bourgh. As well, Mrs. Gardiner who is very kind and loving to Elizabeth and Jane almost like a mother

  • Caroline Alexander The Great Game Analysis

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    Throughout “The Great Game”, the author Caroline Alexander, uses many descriptive and attentive words and pictures to express the appreciative, but thoughtful tone. Alexander has thought about and researched this topic very in depth and is proving that through her tone by giving extra research to prove how much she values this material. She uses heaps of background information such as: “The cult of British athleticism, on the other hand, was about playing games” (Alexander 662), to lead up to her

  • High Altitude Research Paper

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    peripheral tissues is decreased leading to hypobaric hypoxia (Heath and Williams, 1977). The people who are exposed to hypobaric hypoxia are commonly confronted with mild problems such as acute mountain sickness (AMS), dizziness, nausea (Bahrke and Hale, 1993), hypophagia (Singh and Selvamurthy, 1993) and motor impairment (Hamilton et al., 1991) or severe problems such as HA pulmonary edema (HAPE), HA cerebral edema (HACE) (Baily and Davies, 2001; Baumgartner et al., 2002; Chao et al., 1999). Further