The Kraken Wakes Essays

  • Essay On Satire In Fahrenheit 451

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    Satire on American Society in Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel which focuses on the idea that books are outlawed and firemen start fires rather than extinguish them. Conformity is an important facet of society in Fahrenheit 451. The individual is looked down upon and feared, allowing for little to no individuality within the community. Censorship and the increase in the use of technology are also important aspects of Bradbury’s main idea. These two concepts create

  • Gulliver's Travels And Northrop Frye Analysis

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    The concept of archetypes originated from Greece by a Greek philosopher Plato. Archetypes are primary forms of idea, pattern of thought, image, etc and they are collectively inherited unconsciously and they are universally present in individual psyches. Gulliver's Travels and “Who am I?” are two literary works that are connected through archetypes. The themes of loneliness and isolation are found in both literary works. The aspects of hero’s journey and Northrop Frye's theory of satire can also be

  • Examples Of Power In The Chrysalids

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    Power and Control The Chrysalids is a book by John Wyndham and it refers back to the cold war when he wrote it in 1955 as he puts he puts his thoughts of the future after a tribulation into a book. In The Chrysalids, the main character David and his friends all have a special power that lets them talk to each other through think pictures. In their hometown, Waknuk, they are deemed as outcast and either run away or let them catch you. David and his friends choose to run away to the Fringes and

  • The Self As Hero Joseph Campbell Analysis

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    hero’s struggle part of his journey, which caused him to grow stronger. Eventually, Campbell acquired a job as a literature teacher, which kick-started his career as an author with his first book “The Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake”, an analysis an explanation of “Finnegans wake.” This event represents Campbell’s hero’s transformation, where he evolved into a writing sensation through hard work and determination. While Campbell’s experiences are admirable, its status as a personal anecdote raises a

  • Fire Quotes In Night By Elie Wiesel

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    The memoir written by Elie Wiesel, Night, is illustrating the Holocaust, the even which caused the death of over 6 million Jews. Auschwitz, the concentration camps, is responsible for over 1 million of the deaths. In the memoir Night, Wiesel uses the symbolism of fire, and silence to clearly communicate to the readers that the Holocaust was a catastrophic and calamitous event, and that children should never be involved in warfare. Elie Wiesel enters Auschwitz at the age of 15, and witnesses’ horrific

  • Reflective Essay: The Hero's Journey

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    Throughout my whole life I merely viewed films as entertainment, passively sitting in multiple theaters blindly watching all genres of films for my enjoyment. At the time, I did not realize that all films, no matter the genre, had a common link between them. This common link was recently taught to me as a part of the mythology and Beowulf unit we just covered in class. That common link was the Hero’s Journey, and I found that this journey can be shaped and morphed to fit any story ever told. This

  • Dalcroze Eurhythmics: Émile Jaques

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    Émile Jaques-Dalcroze was a Swiss arranger, artist and music teacher who built up the Dalcroze Eurhythmics, a strategy for learning and encountering music through development. He was conceived on July the sixth, 1865 and he passed away on July the first, 1950). His mom, Julie Jaques, was a music instructor, so he was in contact with music since his adolescence. Actually, by impact of his mom, Dalcroze formally started his melodic reviews still in his initial years Dalcroze started his vocation

  • Bridgman Public Library: A Short Story

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    trimmed grass, and the warmth of the sunshine that makes your heart swell with joy. Inside lay an elementary girl, sound asleep with her books scattered around her. Her mother walks in and pats her shoulder trying to wake her up from an afternoon nap. “Evelyn sweetheart, time to wake up.” She sat right up with a beautiful smile across her face. Her blue eyes twinkle in the light, and her messy brown hair stuck up in the air. She climbed out of bed and placed all her books into a bag. Evelyn waved

  • The Boarding House Poem Analysis

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    “Words, so beautiful and sad, like music”: James Joyce’s Dubliners as a Symphony “The Boarding House,” James Joyce’s 1914 short story, is about the misfortunes of a poor mother and her children who run a boarding house in Dublin. In one scene, her teenage daughter, Polly, sings a music-hall song to attract the attention of well-off male boarders. She recites, “I’m a...naughty girl. You needn’t sham: You know I am” (Joyce 57). The song Polly sings during the reunion in the house’s front drawing-room

  • The Hero With A Thousand Faces Monomyth Analysis

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    A never ending story. A story full of twist and turns. A story that is in all other stories. This of course describes the monomyth. In “The Hero with a thousand Faces” Joseph Campbell describes to us how each story derives from one central story, the monomyth. In the “Hero with a Thousand Faces” Campbell describes the stages that make up the monomyth. Each stage is essential in creating a successful story about a hero. In total a hero, or heroine, must go through 17-stages. Someway or another the

  • The Hunger Games Hero's Journey

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    Mythologist, college professor, and author Joseph Campbell came up with the idea of the Hero’s Journey, which had a big impact of literature, and still does today. The Hero’s Journey consists of four main parts, with more ideas under each part. These four parts are Departure, Testing, Fulfillment, and Return. Each part is a key aspect of the Hero’s Journey. In The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, Katniss Everdeen goes through this journey. Katniss goes through each and every part, becoming

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Michelle Obama's Speech In Philadelphia

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    Michelle Obama’s speech in Philadelphia in 2010 was in response to The Fresh Grocer opening in Progress Plaza. The grocer was the first to be in the neighborhood in a decade and it opened two months before the speech. The opening was part a of healthy food initiative that is a key part of Obama’s Let’s Move! Campaign. This campaign was started to fight the rise of childhood obesity in America. The issue of childhood obesity is very pressing as nearly a third of the children in America are overweight