Patrick Troughton Essays

  • Comparing Irony In Lawrence's The Lottery And The Rocking-Horse

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    Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and David Herbert Lawrence’s “The Rocking-Horse Winner” are two fascinating and powerful short stories. Although both of them are fiction stories, they depict an unfortunate reality of our society. Jackson’s “The Lottery” speaks about a yearly event, which consists in randomly killing a person in the village and Lawrence’s “The Rocking-Horse Winner” speaks about the relationship between a mother and her son, based on a one-sided form of love. Both short stories show

  • Hills Like White Elephants Rhetorical Analysis

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    In the short story “Hills Like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway, there is a relationship unfolding, a complex relationship difficult to understand. The relationship is revealed by a conversation between a man and a woman, a topic of conversation that people rarely discussed in the period that the story was set. After researching interpretations, it is consistently said “She is pregnant, and he wants her to have an abortion” (Weeks 76), to which I agree that this conversation is about abortion

  • Ecofeminism In Animal Dreams

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    “I only feel it’s worth writing a book if I have something important to say,” the author of Animal Dreams stated (Ryan). Throughout the novel, Barbara Kingsolver chooses to include numerous subjects like parental relationships, Native Americans, U.S. involvement in Nicaragua, and most importantly, ecofeminism (Kingsolver, Barbara and Lisa See 46). Based on her book Holding the Line, which covers the great Arizona mine strike of 1983, Codi and her female town friends are devoted to the protection

  • Bog Queen Seamus Heaney Analysis

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    There’s Always a Chance Seamus Heaney created his poetry from finding inspiration of the things he experienced throughout his life, one of his many quotes that I personally favor is, “If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.” Heaney’s utilizes aspects of his life, through his ancestors, violence of his homeland, and Ireland experience to shape his poetry. In Seamus’ Nobel Prize Speech he states, “I credit poetry for making this space-walk possible. I credit it immediately

  • Relationships In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    In A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream two couples face difficulties in love. These pairs are Hermia and Lysander, two Athenian youth, and Titania and Oberon, the king and queen of the fairies. The main focus of the play is the problems that these four face along with the struggles of Demetrius and Helena, but this essay will focus on the first two couples. Hermia and Lysander’s struggles with love are very similar to Titania and Oberon’s except that Hermia and Lysander, being mortals, were negatively affected

  • A Good Man Is Hard To Find Grotesque Analysis

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    Flannery O’Connor is widely regarded as one of the most iconic Southern Gothic grotesque writers. Her works such as Wise Blood and “A Temple Of The Holy Ghost” manifest the grotesque writing style quite distinctly through their themes and characterization. Her characters and themes exemplify grotesque in their disfigured and unsettling nature. Perhaps O’Connor’s most notable work of short fiction, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” exemplifies the physical and moral aspects of grotesque. Physically

  • Feyre's A Court Of Thorns And Roses

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    The book “A Court of Thorns and Roses” is a boring story. I actually wanted to continue reading to see if anything interesting would happen but to no avail. The story is about Feyre, a mortal, who hunts for her poor family. She kills a fairy while hunting for food one day, which in this story fairies are the dominate species, and is forced to live in the kingdom of because of a treaty, leaving her family behind. I thought this was interesting, then i found out this book is actually retelling of

  • Gladiator Compare And Contrast Essay

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    action and story. A very similar movie also found itself coming out in 2000, but with a much different reaction. American Psycho has many similarities with the movie Gladiator and has much the same quality, yet received a lower rating. Some might say Patrick Bateman is the protagonist of this story, but that implies he is a hero. Mr. Bateman is a man of luxury, and works as an investment banker. He is also entirely psychotic. He states in the beginning of the film, “I think my mask of sanity is about

  • The Role Of Feminism In A Thousand Splendid Suns

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    The novel A Thousand Splendid Suns describes the plight of the Afghan women both under the patriarchal social systems of the Afghan society and the brutal forces of political parties. Hosseini actually gives a message through this novel by showing the power of unity through the main characters, Mariam and Laila. With these two characters he has raised the issue of feminism and gender equity. The novel stresses over the rights of women who are not given access to education and freedom of choice. Male

  • The Lake Of Innisfree Analysis

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    When thing got though, people always feel like they want to just leave their reality behind and escape. That desire can be shared by many. shared by many, the hard actuality of life creates the feeling of wanting to escape. The theme of wanting to escape can be seen in the poem, “The Lake of Innisfree” by W. B. Yeats and in the story “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin. While some differences between the two works are evident like the ways to face the reality of the characters, the point of view and

  • Symbolism In Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants

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    Symbolism plays a fundamental role in Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”. The different symbols used throughout the story are capable of subtly conveying intricate concepts to the readers of this recognized literary work. It then becomes essential for them to detect all these symbols, and discern the deep meanings which they hold in order to truly grasp the story’s message which the author intended to transmit. Without this insight, many first-time readers may view the story as a simple and

  • Examples Of Feminism In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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    Jane Eyre is a book written by Charlotte Bronte. There are so many different theories one can analyze in this book that it would take too much time to analyze each possible theory. Therefore, the theory that I have found to be the most interesting towards me is feminism. So I will analyze feminism in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. Feminism is a prominent as well as being a major controversial topic for writing in the past two centuries at least. In Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre the main character

  • Character Foils In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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    One of the biggest character foils in Jane Eyre is between Mr. Edward Rochester and St. John Rivers. From the first time we meet these characters, it is easy to tell the two apart. While one is ruled by a religious forces the other is controlled by emotions. Jane has to make a choice, and decide how she is going to live the rest of her life. At the end of the novel, she makes a choice between what is expected of her, and what she wants. To simply the question, does she choose the Prince, who is saintly

  • Feminism In A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen

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    Feminism is a movement meant to empower women across the globe and approach issues of inequality women face in society with goals to achieve and established political, social, economic, and cultural rights for women around the globe.“ A Doll’s House” was set during the 19th century Victorian Era. A time period where a woman had no other role than to be what a man wanted her to be, this text would be considered a feminist not only because of Nora but also because of Ibsen's background and his view

  • Vietnamese Women In Vietnam Films

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    2. The Vietnamese Women's representation in Vietnamese war films Under the Vietnamese lens, Vietnamese women are the central figure in many films. They could be a wife and also a guerrilla woman like Sau in Free Fire Zone (1979), a wife waiting for her husband in the homefront like Duyen in When the Tenth Month Comes (1984) or Tram, a doctor in battlefield in Don’t Burn (2009). The common characteristics of these women are feminine, gentle, caring for husbands, children, families, relatives.

  • Essay On Symbolism In Lord Of The Flies

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    Symbolism in Lord of the Flies William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, written in 1954, is about a group of british boys who crash land on an island and act their own ways in order to survive. The boys start out their time on the island with an organised system and rules, but as time passes the boys lose control and turn into savages. Symbols are seen multiple times in this novel. The Conch symbolizes law and civilization, Piggy’s specs symbolizes technology and intelligence and Simon symbolises

  • Stoker's Critique Of The New Woman Movement

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    “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.”- Emmeline Pankhurst. Pankhurst, a suffragette during the Victorian era in the UK, made the claim that the freedom of all humans is intrinsic to the success of humanity. The protest for freedom for women during the Victorian era was called the New Woman movement. At the core of this movement laid the beliefs that woman should have freedom in both their sexual and career lives. At that time, however,

  • Anime And Manga Analysis

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    Anime and Manga are extremely unique forms of artistic expression which arose from years of cultural collaboration and blending between eastern and western cultures. Their creation is unique because never before in history has it been so easy to share ideas between cultures across the Pacific Ocean. Technological and communication advancements in the past 65 years have allowed for Anime and Manga to flourish as dynamic art forms unlike any other. Anime and Manga’s main theme is challenging current

  • Summary Of Maureen T. Reddy's 'Women Detectives'

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    4. Summary on “Women Detectives” by Maureen T. Reddy Introduction In this chapter, Maureen T. Reddy analyzes the development of crime fiction in the aspect of the rise of female novelists and women detectives in crime fiction through enumerating various writers with their magnum opus. Therefore, the origin of female detectives and the changes of feminist crime fiction will be summarized in this passage. Summary In the first part of this chapter, the author illustrates that female novelists

  • Belonging In Tony Birch's 'Refuge Of Sinners'

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    Patrick's College and Felkis Skrzynecki” consider an individual's surrounding to be important, as seen with the use of their language features and contextual background. An individual’s sense of belonging relies on those around him or her. “St Patricks College” follows of the life of Peter Skrzynecki as he attempts to find a sense of connection between his peers. Peter Skrzynecki’s