Metropolitana di Napoli Essays

  • See You Again Analysis

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    “See you soon” is a common phrase used by people as a form of saying goodbye; some use this phrase to make a goodbye less sad. Saying goodbye to a person is difficult, especially when he or she is a loved one. In the story of Destino by Walt Disney and Salvador Dali, a loved one is lost and the story is told in a way of flashbacks. In the song “See You Again” by Charlie Puth, a loved one is lost, but the story is told as a way to say “thank you for all of the good times” waiting for the day where

  • Analysis Of Winter Dreams In The Great Gatsby

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    Everyone wants to be successful and live the life they always dream about having. Some people achieve the dream and others fail to accomplish it. The short story was published in December of 1922. Fitzgerald has multiple stories that he is well known for, but The Great Gatsby is his claim to fame. In most of his stories he focuses on the American Dream, mostly the failure of it. He is known for writing about a poor boy who falls in love with a rich girl and will do anything to be with her. “Winter

  • Literary Devices In Havisham

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    Written Commentary on Havisham Love can drive people to say very strange things and do some stranger actions. Love could make people happy or can completely devastate them, depending on how their time with romance went. Most people end up on the lighter side of love, happily married but some have gotten on the darker side which could lead to some life ruining moments. There are plenty of reasons that someone could have a ruined image of love such as having their partner cheat on them, but in the

  • I Hear America Singing Analysis

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    The imagery of both poems highlights the identity of what an American is. The author of this poem “Langston Hughes” was a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance of 1920’s, and during this time was when he made the “I, Too, Sing America,”poem. The original title of the poem was called “Epilogue” when it appeared in “The Weary Blues”, the 1926 volume of Langston Hughes. The author of the poem “I Hear America Singing”, Walt Whitman is considered the father of free verse, although he was not the

  • The Restaurant Business Analysis

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    High Versus Low Class Social class is an issue among people all over the world due to earning wages and quality of life. Lower class people are often envious of the upper-class community because of their salaries. Upper-class people are often spiteful of some lower class for the job titles they hold. The poems “What Work Is,” by Philip Levine, “Singapore,” by Mary Oliver, and “The Restaurant Business,” by James Tate focus on the issue of social class and feelings towards other classes. These poems

  • Sonnet 144 Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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    Introduction This paper aims to investigate the language variation and changes and the rhetorical analysis of the poem ‘Sonnet 144’ by William Shakespeare. By using language variation it will help me understanding the language used in the poem, and how language has changed through the years. To get at good insight of the meaning of the words there are used I will do a rhetorical analysis to look at metaphors in the poem. The Poem ‘Sonnet 144’ by William Shakespeare was first published in 1599 together

  • Literary Debate Of Nurture Vs Nature In Huckleberry Finn

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    The phrase, ¨He comes from your side of the family” is used by many to explain why someone, a child maybe, has done something terrible or something that they should not have. To some, It is believed that genetics is the sole reason for a person's behavior, good or bad. This is called Nature. Others believe that it is the environment that influences a person's behavior, and the environment can be anything or anyone- society, a community, or a caretaker. This is called Nurture. The debate of Nurture

  • Barbie Doll And Richard Cory Analysis

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    Considered very significant to numerous people, happiness and external appearances plays a part in themes of various works. Therefore, these themes of people’s happiness and outward looks are usually ones that many people want to experience. Reading works with these themes can allow the reader to view the subject within the author’s point of view. Poems with these themes lets the readers understand the topic through new eyes, and they may even inspire the reader think about what is truly valuable

  • Relationships In Romeo And Juliet

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    Friendships are like gum they can be annoying but they truly stick. This simile is expressing how sometimes Juliet and the Nurse got annoyed with each other but they truly love one another. The two characters come from the play Romeo & Juliet, which was written by William Shakespeare. The nurse is a second mother to Juliet. They spend lots of time with each other because the nurse takes care of juliet and is always around if anyone needs anything. At the Capulet's party Romeo and Juliet fall

  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning How Do I Love Thee Analysis

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Petrarchan Sonnet, “How do I Love Thee?,” sets out to define how she loves her husband by introducing and developing her desire to do so in the octave, and in the sestet, by expanding upon and settling that desire with connections to her life’s experiences. To better understand and analyze the sonnet, a brief history of Barrett’s life is necessary. Analyzing the octave is crucial in order to see its development and how it eventually connects with the sestet. The analyzation

  • Persuasive Speech Outline On Macbeth

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    Quotation and speaker, First witch: Sleep shall neither night nor day. (1.3.19) b. Paraphrase and clarification: I will curse you with no sleep during the night and day. I believe the witch has put a curse on him that will not allow him to get a bit of sleep either night nor day. The agony of insomnia will eat away at him. c. Conclusions: First quote, no comparison yet. The witch has placed a curse on him that will prevent him from sleeping. 2. Quotation and speaker. Macbeth: My dearest love,

  • Ambition And Guilt In Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    Shakespeare wrote the narrative of “Macbeth”, a story about a Thane faced with ambition and life’s choices. In this narrative, the greediness of power comes into play, and Macbeth wants power. He would do anything to become King of Scotland, in order to do this he must kill King Duncan. Will he kill an innocent man for power? The speaker is Macbeth, who is expressing his feelings and truths of this journey to becoming king. Macbeth is filled with mixed emotions and suspense. Throughout this story

  • Let America Be America Be America Again: Poem Analysis

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    Poems can be seen as an expression of the soul and mind, and even though, poems are not everyone’s favorite literary subject, when an individual’s find that special poem it can move their soul one with the poet. There are many poets in the world, but the one that draws my attention the most was no other than Langston Hughes. It would be impossible to cover all the poems he has written, but the one that seemed so relevant with society today would be “Let America Be America Again.” The eye-opening

  • Death And The Turtle Poem Analysis

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    An Analysis of “Death and the Turtle” In “Death and the Turtle” May Sarton examines many aspects of death. At first glance her three stanza and twenty four line poem seems to remain constant by maintaining a stringent rhyme scheme and steady iambic pentameter. However, upon further examination there are three major shifts that contribute significantly to the meaning of the poem. As the poem progresses there are shifts in the scale, emotion, and inevitability of death. All of these shifts contribute

  • Blueblack Cold Analysis

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    To start off my analysis, it is important to note that this is a free verse lyric poem with three stanzas. The first and the last stanzas are cinquains, while the middle stanza is a quatrain. In Robert Hayden’s poem there are a few lines that are crucial to the understanding of the speaker’s tone, thoughts and feelings and to the understanding of the poem as a whole. I have found the following words and phrases to be the most important: “Sundays”, “my father”, “blueblack cold”, “cracked hands”, “labor”

  • Mighty Aphrodite Film Analysis

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    A non-attentive spectator watching the movie directed by Woody Allen (in 1995) may think it can be reduced to a simple comic narrative with curious solutions for detected problems. But different from this perspective, it is known that Woody Allen works with singular details in his plot, allowing the attentive spectator to analyze its real meaning, exposed through a comic and ironic chosen tone. Therefore, in Mighty Aphrodite each single cinematographic element cares a singular metaphor (scenarios

  • Refugee Blues Essay

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    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

  • Themes In The Minister's Black Veil

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    “A person, who watched the interview between the dead and the living, scrupled not to the affirm that, at the instant when the clergyman’s features were disclosed, the corpse had slightly shuddered, rustling the shroud and muslin cap, though the countenance retained the composure of death.” Nathaniel Hawthorne, born in 1804, had been a descendant of Puritan settlers and had grown up with society constantly beating down on him, because of his family history. After he went to college at Bowdoin College

  • Imagery In Christina Rossetti's Maude Clare

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    Christina Rossetti uses similes, repetition, and imagery in “Maude Clare” to tell a story about a woman interrupting her ex-lovers wedding in order to show she is giving up on loving him. After annotating this poem, I found many interesting characteristics such as speaker, tone, mood, sound devices, rhyming pattern, poetry type, figurative language, imagery and theme. In “Maude Clare” the speaker is a narrator, maybe on looker to the wedding ceremony. The narrator is speaking to an audience. For

  • Diahann Carroll Funny Girl Analysis

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    I viewed Diahann Carroll’s performance of a heartfelt love song, “The Music That Makes Me Dance” from Funny Girl. The song is written by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. Carroll’s recording was made in 1968, four years after the role of Fanny Brice had been made famous by Barbra Streisand. I view Carroll as a confident artist for putting this song out into the world after such a groundbreaking, well known performance of it circulated. All of this being said, her performance was spectacular and showed