Metaphor

The Rize of the Swatzika
The Rize of the Swatzika
The Rize of the Swatzika When first seeing this somewhat controversial image, dozens upon dozens of thoughts may flood the mind but are we really looking at? The Swastika as we may know it in Western society has in fact been pulled very far from its original context. Swastika in its native tongue, Sanskrit, is pronounced ?swastika? and which translates best to ?wellbeing, good fortune and luck.? This symbol specifically in the clockwise design is considered auspicious. So now one may ask, what i
Decline Of The American Empire
Decline Of The American Empire
Decline of the American Empire In any era there are different protagonists, playing the same game on a similar board. Like a game of monopoly, there are nations competing to become the foremost leaders of their time. They amass great wealth, powerful armies, and political sway. When the influence and might of these countries transcends the confines of their boundaries, so that they become a presence throughout the world, they become empires. At times, it seems as though one of these empires win
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the Bard of Avon (or simply The Bard). His surviving works consist of 38 plays 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed. With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in his head, and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history. With his symbolic helmet numbered 451 on his stolid head, and his eyes all orange flame with the though
Anais Nin
Anais Nin
Anais Nin Anais Nin was a passionate woman, not only in her works but also in her life. The fact that she lived life to the fullest is what made her books so intriguing. Although her diaries were a chronicle of her experience, her fiction showed the reader sides of her while displaying everyone's innermost desires. In her own words Nin says, the role of the writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say (Rollins), and she does exactly that. For this reason her works ta
Nature And The Human Soul: The Shackles Of Freedom
Nature And The Human Soul: The Shackles Of Freedom
Nature and the Human Soul: The Shackles of Freedom Professor Zimmerman Honors English December 1, 1998 Langston Hughes and Kate Chopin use nature in several dimensions to demonstrate the powerful struggles and burdens of human life. Throughout Kate Chopin?s The Awakening and several of Langston Hughes? poems, the sweeping imagery of the beauty and power of nature demonstrates the struggles the characters confront, and their eventual freedom from those struggles. Nature and freedom coexist, and t
Title Of Paper : The Hippopotamus Is Not A Church
Title Of Paper : The Hippopotamus Is Not A Church
Title of Paper : The Hippopotamus is not a Church Grade Received on Report : 100 The Hippopotamus is not a Church In The Hippopotamus, T. S. Eliot uses irony and contrasting metaphors to illustrate the secularity of the Christian Church and the spirituality of mankind. It is a satirical look at the establishment of Christianity. The hippopotamus in the poem is a metaphor for mankind and the True Church is a metaphor for Christianity. There are several sharp ironies that emphasize the dicho
Dulce Et Decorum Est
Dulce Et Decorum Est
Dulce et Decorum Est Based on the Poem Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owens The poem is one of the most powerful ways to convey an idea or opinion. Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors, the poem gives the reader the exact feeling the author wanted. The poem Dulce et Decorum Est, an anti-war poem by Wilfred Owen, makes great use of these devices. This poem is very effective because of its excellent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owen's use of exact di
Animal Rights Protests
Animal Rights Protests
Animal Rights Protests Over the past fifteen years a powerfully charged drama has unfolded in New York's Broadway venues and spread to the opera houses and ballet productions of major cities across the country. Its characters include angry college students, aging rock stars, flamboyant B-movie queens, society matrons, and sophisticated fashion designers. You can't buy tickets for this production, but you might catch a glimpse of it while driving in Bethesda on particular Saturday afternoons. If
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The reports from the Department of Education Statistics show that more than 90 million American adults lack simple literacy. Less than 20 percent of them have the know-how of metaphors and less than 4 percent of them can calculate on a calculator when given a problem sum. 60,000 youngsters drop out by the middle of the school year. A number of these drop outs end up in the prison. Even these days 130,000 children bring in guns along with their books to school eve
Communication
Communication
Communication communication is the means by which ideas and information are spread from person to person. People use communication to express feelings, emotions, opinions and values, to learn and teach, and to improve their status. Communication is therefore vital to human interaction whether between parents and children, bosses and employees or even husband and wife. The diversity and characteristics of those involved in any interaction can thus affect communication. Taking account of any diver
Marketing
Marketing
RESEARCH AREA Marketing WORKING TITLE A study of consumer purchase, consumption behavior patterns and promotional strategies adopted for marketing by Malaysian small firms RESEARCH OBJECTIVES This paper analyses market concepts, the small firms and use statistical methods to see effect of marketing on performance and growth of small firms. The paper will use primary method of data collection and perform correlation and regression analysis to analyze the impact of marketing on a small firm’s perf
Judaism
Judaism
Judaism Judaism and God Jews, among the other peoples of the Middle East in the second millennium, B.C., were unique in their conception of the divine as a single entity. Thus, they can rightly be considered the first monotheistic religion in the western tradition. Not only did the Jews describe monotheism for the first time, but they also described a God as a personal being with a supreme and transcendent will. The Egyptians, Syrians, and Babylonians of the day in contrast had assigned a deity
English Commentary The following is a commentary o
English Commentary The following is a commentary o
English Commentary The following is a commentary on paragraph in P.G 211 a 212 in the Sorrow of War.. The paragraph from page 211 to 212 has a very important significance to the story as a whole. It has a lot of metaphors and similes that add to the sorrowful mood of the story. In the beginning, the paragraph is very poetic, juxtaposing past images of life to future and present images of death and destruction. In specific it juxtaposes the eternal beauty of his girlfriend Phuong to the tragic
Death
Death
Gurtegh Hora Period 1 Death is inevitable that one cannot escape and avoid the pain and sorrow that follows. Death cannot be avoided in any way, shape or form. This is seen in both poems Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden and Spring and Fall: To a Young Child by Gerard Manley Hopkins 1918. Death is so dreadful that it impacts everything starting with the environment and leading all the way to the outcomes of death. Death is so horrific that it even affects nature and the environment of one as a whole.
  Methods Of Translation
  Methods Of Translation
  Methods Of Translation 1. There are eight types of translation: word-for-word translation, literal translation, faithful translation, semantic translation, adaptive translation, free translation, idiomatic translation, and communicative translation. 2.   Word For Word translation: ul li The SL word order is preserved and the words translated by their most common meanings. Cultural words are translated literally. The main use of this method is either to understand the mechanics of the source
Romanticism And Realism
Romanticism And Realism
Romanticism and Realism At the end of the Baroque Period in the eighteenth and nineteenth century art was divided into two distinct categories, Romanticism and Realism. Romanticism, the passion-filled works illustrating stimulating accounts of specific events with symbolic gestures emerging from the scene, separated itself from the more politically correct stance taken by Realists. A fine example of Romanticism is G?ricault?s Raft of the Medusa. The brutal scene, set afloat on the wild seas, is
Kennedy address
Kennedy address
Kennedy address The youthful energy found in John F. Kennedy's speech is evident throughout. He had just won a long hard fought campaign, yet chose not to focus on the policies that helped him win specifically. The goals he has are illustrated in strong appeals to emotion, by making a connection with the everyday American citizen. He personalizes his speech in looking forward to the future while using the past as an example. Kennedy remains active with his words by never relenting on the main go
Song Of Solomon
Song Of Solomon
Song of Solomon Throughout the centuries many authors have attempted to capture the individuals quest for self-authenticity. In the novel Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison depicts the many aspects of self-actualization, as well as the tormenting road that leads to the shaping of an individual. Through beautiful language, with immense reality, she is able to describe young black mans journey as he uncovers his personal history, myth, and essence. The story revolves around generations, past and prese
Iago
Iago
Iago When Shakespeare attempted to create the ultimate villain (and I must say he was stunningly successful), Iago was the result. This cunningly evil character always keeps the audience guessing at his true personality until he has the opportunity to plan in solitude or so gracefully manipulate an inferior intellect that he can let his true colors shine while preserving his image. Such is the case in act I, scene III, when he recites to Roderigo a beautifully worded speech revealing his true
The Message Of Babi Yar
The Message Of Babi Yar
The Message of Babi Yar There are very few people in the world who are willing to go against the popular trends and do what they feel in their hearts is correct. But Yevgeny Yevtushenko is one of those people. In his poem Babi Yar, he tells the story of the modern persecution of the Jews, focusing on atrocities like those of the massacre at Babi Yar and the pogroms at Beilostok, and also the general anti-Semitism that killed men like Dreyfus and pervades the entire Russian people. The poem uses
Title Of Paper : The Cages Of Maya Angelou
Title Of Paper : The Cages Of Maya Angelou
Title of Paper : The Cages Of Maya Angelou Grade Received on Report : 85 The Cages Of Maya Angelou Maya Angelou wrote an amazing and entertaining autobiography titled I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, about her hard life growing up as a black girl from the South. Among the hardships are things known as cages as stated as a metaphor from Paul Dunbar?s poem Sympathy. Cages are things that keep people from succeeding in life and being everything they want to be. Some of Maya Angelou?s cages in
The Strength Of Beatty
The Strength Of Beatty
The Strength of Beatty The book, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, demonstrates how certain people's opinions can influence an issue -- in this case, the burning of books. Captain Beatty had the greatest influence on public opinion regarding this issue. Beatty illustrates the ability to confuse and to make a person insane, he can control a community of people, and he can frighten people. Beatty is, clearly, the strongest character in the book Fahrenheit 451. One of his influential talents is Beat
Hippopatamus
Hippopatamus
Hippopatamus The first stanza introduces the scene and tone of the poem. We are given the time as ?Twelve o?clock?, ie. midnight, which is in a sense the witching hours of the day. The walk the narrator embarks on is dramatised in the next few lines as the street is described as ?Held under a lunar synthesis whispering lunar incantations.? This personification of the moon suggests that the moon is possibly acting like a witch casting a spell on the street, allowing the narrator to abolish all ra
Poetry
Poetry
Poetry POETRY REPORT 1. THE DANCE The song The Dance was written by Country Music star Garth Brooks in 1989. To Garth The Dance has many meanings, such as a love gone bad or life. He really thinks that it is about the loss of the people who gave up their life as an ultimate sacrifice. Some of these people are John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. I chose this song because it is one of my favorites and the meaning that it gives to the listener. The meaning is that life is better left to liv
The Poetry Of A. E. Housman
The Poetry Of A. E. Housman
The Poetry of A. E. Housman Housman was born in Burton-On-Trent, England, in 1865, just as the US Civil War was ending. As a young child, he was disturbed by the news of slaughter from the former British colonies, and was affected deeply. This turned him into a brooding, introverted teenager and a misanthropic, pessimistic adult. This outlook on life shows clearly in his poetry. Housman believed that people were generally evil, and that life conspired against mankind. This is evident not only in
The Poetics of Popular Music
The Poetics of Popular Music
14004 1247555 Neil Briffett 13words The Poetics of Popular Music December 9, 2014 Final essay Every day a person finds that special someone to love or thought to be love. Relationships are the hardest thing to work on. Many work out but many don’t. Most of the times the means is clearly no one’s fault. If there were a lyricist that explore most of his songs on the same topic who would it be? A speaker with the same motif in his songs is Bruno Mars, in which some of his are about breakups and bet
Final essay
Final essay
14004 1247555 13words The Poetics of Popular Music December 9, 2014 Final essay Every day a person finds that special someone to love or thought to be love. Relationships are the hardest thing to work on. Many work out but many don’t. Most of the times the means is clearly no one’s fault. If there were a lyricist that explore most of his songs on the same topic who would it be? A speaker with the same motif in his songs is Bruno Mars, in which some of his are about breakups and betrayals. Songs
Bisman Singh
Bisman Singh
Bisman Singh People who commit sins usually do not stay close to god throughout their lifetime. In the play Doubt by John Patrick Shanley, characters experience doubt because of what they believe. In the play sister Aloysius commented “In the Pursuit of wrongdoing, one steps away from god. Of course there is a price” which means that by doing things wrong, people have to pay a punishment and they weaken their relationship with god. By developing sinful characteristics, the four main characters s
THE DISAPPEARING CULTURES
THE DISAPPEARING CULTURES
THE DISAPPEARING CULTURES LAM Mei Ling, Kate 14208040 GCPS 1005 (Section 12202) Feb 18, 2016 Dr. Kimmy Cheng Specific Purpose: To inform the audience three cultures that may soon disappear INTRODUCTION (Attention getter & Scenario) I. Please imagine that you are a tribesman, wearing only banana leaves and living in a tree house. Every day, you are in danger of being attacked and eaten by others. Also, your culture promotes rape and murder of children. How your life will be like? Do you believe s
The Future of an Illusion
The Future of an Illusion
The Future of an Illusion Constance Penley Preface “...And is it not the case that in our civilisation the relations between the sexes are disturbed by an erotic illusion or a number of such illusions?” [Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion, 34] -debates about representation and sexual difference -the place of woman in classical Hollywood cinema “...they are at least symptomatic of a certain kind of theoretical approach- feminist and psychoanalytic- to the work on women and media that began
Summary: course of sociology
Summary: course of sociology
1 Summary: course of sociology Sociology is the scientific study of social life, it describes and investigates social behavior. It seeks to discover how human society has come to be the way it is, and stress the social forces that shape people’s lives as forces that influence people and help shape their lives society shapes what we do, how we do it, and how we understand what others do. Human social life is complex and encompasses many facets of the human experience due to the complexity: the fi
Intro to Afro-American Studies 005-02
Intro to Afro-American Studies 005-02
Intro to Afro-American Studies 005-02 How do we undertake the study of the African experience/experiences? In war, all strategies and tactics resolve around the shield and the spear. The defensive shield protects and consolidates one's own base. The spear attacks, the goal being the capture or destruction of the opponent's base, forcing him to retreat and surrender. Applying the metaphor of war to systems of domination, we see that colonialism attacks and completely distorts a people's relatio
This fictional short story has a bent on mystery a
This fictional short story has a bent on mystery a
This fictional short story has a bent on mystery as it doesn't portray many details as how the character is hurt, or how the lady in the painting was dying. Its in first person narration, thereby giving the readers only the exact feels and thoughts about the main character. The tone of the writer was rather astonished , by the beauty or by the numerous number of ‘spiritual modern paintings' that were hung on the walls of the apartment. The purpose of the writer was to discus the history about
Saahil Patel
Saahil Patel
Saahil Patel Global Hip Hop January 24, 2016 Gilroy talks about the black culture in a very emotional way in The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. Gilroy opens by talking about how authenticity has always been a challenge in the black community and how they will always will. He also touches on ideas from other famous philosophers such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Zora Neale Hurston over ‘authenticity' and it s advanced perceptions li ke truthfulness and attraction. By using the met
Nkisi Nkondi Mangaaka
Nkisi Nkondi Mangaaka
Nkisi Nkondi Mangaaka Out of all the terrible consequences of the African slave trade and the forcible colonization of Africa, one of the worst is the destruction of traditional African cultures and how little is now known about them. The subtleties that went along with vari ous African peoples' cultures have largely been lost, destroyed, replaced by Western practices, or forgotten. Many traditional African religious practices are looked down on as voodoo, or are construed as misinterpretations
Eulogy for Western Culture
Eulogy for Western Culture
Eulogy for Western Culture World War I brought about the most profound and impactful paradigm shift in Western culture since the Enlightenment, and Western culture still feels the ripples of its impact a century later. World War I was the deadliest war of its time in terms of both the number of casualties and the destruction of European cities and countryside. If the fatalities from the Spanish Flu, wh ich spread so widely as a direct result of the war, are included, WWI is the deadliest war th
From Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt (1994)
From Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt (1994)
From Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt (1994) (No meter, NO rhythm ) 4890977128329 Authorial Choices : free verse lyric metapoetry /reflexivity apostrophe metaphor appositive idiom extended metaphor solecism repetition enjambment parallelism polyphony codeswitching parenthesis 00 Authorial Choices : free verse lyric metapoetry /reflexivity apostrophe metaphor appositive idiom extended metaphor solecism repetition enjambment parallelism polyphony codeswitching parenthesis You ask me what I
Saul Perkins U.S. Multicultural Visions
Saul Perkins U.S. Multicultural Visions
Saul Perkins U.S. Multicultural Visions November 4th 1998 Paper 3 Ask any typical-looking Asian students around campus whether they are Chinese or Japanese and the reply will probably be universal: ?Neither, I?m Chinese-American.? In reality, developing a clear concept of exactly how they define themselves as a ?race? has become a difficult thing to do in this day and age for most Chinese-Americans. Many have become so well adjusted to the American way of life, that the only thing still tying th
Common Place Journal: Entry #1
Common Place Journal: Entry #1
Common Place Journal: Entry #1 Common Place Journal: Entry #1 Wednesday, January 14, 2015 “Elinor, this eldest daughter whose advice was so effectual, possessed a strength of understanding, and coolness of judgment, which qualified her, though only nineteen, to be the counsellor of her mother, and enabled her frequently to counteract, to the advantage of them all, that eagerness of mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart; her disposition was
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
Juan José Mendoza MUL 2380 M W - 7:05p – 8:20p 12/02/2015 Pink Floyd The early Sixties. Everything is up in the air, not least love, drugs and sex. A group of talented teenagers from academic backgrounds in Cambridge - Roger 'Syd' Barrett, Roger Waters and David Gilmour are all keen guitarists and among many who move to London, keen to discover more of this new world and express themselves in it. Mainly in further education studying the arts, architecture, and music. They mix with like-minded in
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
MUL 2380 M W - 7:05p – 8:20p 12/02/2015 Pink Floyd The early Sixties. Everything is up in the air, not least love, drugs and sex. A group of talented teenagers from academic backgrounds in Cambridge - Roger 'Syd' Barrett, Roger Waters and David Gilmour are all keen guitarists and among many who move to London, keen to discover more of this new world and express themselves in it. Mainly in further education studying the arts, architecture, and music. They mix with like-minded incomers in the big
Hamlet Study Guide, Act III
Hamlet Study Guide, Act III
Hamlet Study Guide, Act III You do not need to write out any answers to these questions.. However, they may help you to identify information to review for the quiz. III.i 1. What do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern report to the king and queen about their success with Hamlet? 2. What plan do the king and Polonius devise to test whether or not the cause of Hamlet’s conduct is love for Ophelia? 3. Explain the contents of Polonius’ lines “We are oft to blame in this – Tis too much proved, --that with d
Still Art
Still Art
Generally, still life is the drawing and painting of things, for example, natural product, blossoms and family unit objects, which are normally masterminded on a table top. Throughout the hundreds of years craftsmen have picked the subject of still life for an assortment of reasons: to mirror the status of their proprietor, be it modest or haughty; for their typical importance which uncovers a shrouded story or thought; to catch the normal excellence of transient item such as a blossom or organ
Life after Death - notes
Life after Death - notes
Life after Death - notes Pascal\'s Wager is the idea that, if you don\'t know whether there is an afterlife. Dualists • There are two aspects to human beings, a physical body and a non-physical soul • They tend to believe in life after death Monists/materialists The monist view states that we are physical bodies only. Once we die, that\'s it. Emotions are simply psycho-chemical reactions and nothing more. The Problem Whether the mind and body are one of the same nature (monistic view) or whether
JAMES JOYCE
JAMES JOYCE
JAMES JOYCE Now, as never before, his strange name seemed to him a prophecy. So timeless seemed the grey warm air, so fluid and impersonal his own mood, that all ages were as one to him. [...] Now, at the name of the fabulous artificer, he seemed to hear the noise of dim waves and to see a winged form flying above the waves and slowly climbing the air. What did it mean? Was it a quaint device opening a page of some medieval book of prophecies and symbols, a hawklike man flying sunward above the
Early History Of Judaism
Early History Of Judaism
Early History of Judaism It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a single religion, but as a group of similar religions. It has also been pointed-out that through all the trials and tribulations that Judaism has suffered through, that there have been common themes that have proven omni-pervasive. Any institution with roots as ancient and varied as the religion of the Jews is bound to have a few variations, especially when most of its history takes place in the political and theo
Literary Analysis of Fisherman by Kurt Brown
Literary Analysis of Fisherman by Kurt Brown
Literary Analysis of “Fisherman” by Kurt Brown English 100 – Effective College English I Prof. Stef Donev April 27, 2012 Literary Analysis of “Fisherman” by Kurt Brown In Kurt Brown’s poem “Fisherman”, he reveals how life can be related to the action of fishing in the ocean. The poet tries to interpret how a man goes about his daily life fishing, with hope of trying to find something greater within him. He states this in the first and second lines of the poem, “A man spends his whole life fishi
Transition of Dreams
Transition of Dreams
Transition of Dreams Nothing gets lost in the transition from childhood dreams to adulthood reality. The Childhood dream world resides with the subconscious stream of images and ideas, and are perpetually modified and refined throughout our lives. This continuance is in accordance with an ever evolving self enlightenment, and includes a strong influence from our interactions with others. That is, the gradual transition from childhood to adulthood is subject to constant internal and external cha
Rise to Rebellion
Rise to Rebellion
Alexandra Swim AP Gov Introduction 1. George Washington has many qualities and experiences that would come to help him as the leader of the Continental Army. Physically, he was very built, six foot two and weighing one hundred seventy-five pounds, with developed muscles and wide shoulders. For a soldier, this is the perfect build. Also, his experiences in the beginning of his military career would go on to help him lead the Continental Army. He experienced failures, which is key to knowing what