Meatspace Essays

  • Analysis Of Minyoung Kim's 'Cellular Phone'

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    In the propaganda poster “Cellular phone,” Minyoung Kim accentuates the idea of how people are dominated by excessive uses of technology. In the poster, Kim illustrates an image of a human figure confined in a “cell” phone. The poster well depicts the lives of people in modern society which tend to rely on technology. “Cellular phone” is a poster that is directed towards impressionable people who cannot detach from technology and extricate themselves from addiction. Kim anchors the importance of

  • Character Analysis Of Beowulf

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    When one visualizes the word “hero”, often images of hulking, muscled people in military uniforms, fireman carrying children from burning houses, or police officers arresting dangerous criminals come to mind. Most heroes are commonly described as handsome and strong, almost as if they look like a God; and because of that, some are even treated as if they are royalty. Young people may imagine a highly-skilled, famous athlete or a good-looking movie star. However, a true hero is more often defined

  • Definition Essay: The Most Courageous People

    753 Words  | 4 Pages

    What comes to mind when you hear the word courage? Many people conjure up images of a brave soldier advancing under enemy fire to rescue a wounded comrade, while others visualize a firefighter rushing into a burning building to retrieve an elderly woman. Although these certainly fall into the category of courageous acts, they cause many people to have misconceptions about the true definition of courage, leading them to associate it only with heroic deeds. They believe, that to have courage, a

  • Red Hunting Hat Symbolism Essay

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    The novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, contains many complex symbols, many of which are interconnected. The symbols in the novel are a way for Holden to express sensitive topics indirectly, a way to attempt to be himself, and a way to give insight into how he really feels. The symbols in the novel allow us to better understand Holden in a manner that he, the narrator, does not want to openly confess. The ducks in the lagoon symbolize burdens in Holden’s life. A direct connection can

  • Refugee Blues Essay

    978 Words  | 4 Pages

    Compare and contrast the ways that Owen and Auden present the effects of war in ‘Disabled’ and ‘Refugee Blues’. Both ‘Disabled’ and ‘Refugee Blues’ intensely explore the horrors and misconceptions of war using similar and distinct tones and structures. Owen chose to present the effects of war in ‘Disabled’ by using more emotive language than Auden had used in ‘Refugee Blues’: this is evident in Owens constant reference to the ‘warrior’, whom is the voice of the poem, throughout each stanza. However

  • Issues In Touching Spirit Bear

    1120 Words  | 5 Pages

    Imagine a person, lying on his or her deathbed. Throughout life, this person accomplished nothing whatsoever because there was no instance where he or she needed to leave his or her comfort zone or figure out life. Often times, situations like these can happen to people because they spent their entire lives avoiding scenario after scenario. In Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, one of the central topics addressed in the novel is finding solutions to problems in life. The protagonist, Cole, overcomes