English Essays

Lord Randal Poetry Analysis
Lord Randal - Poetry Analysis “Lord Randal” is a somber literary ballad of murder and betrayal. The poem succeeds in creating a mood and intriguing readers through rhythm and arrangement of facts, rather than, the customary imagery. The anonymous author recounts this dramatic irony in the form of five questions and five answers each of which is followed by a refrain and are the outline for all quatrains. My wonder at the emotional impact yielded through such a casual structu...

Lord Tennyson and King Arthur
Lord Tennyson and King Arthur LORD TENNYSON and KING ARTHUR Alfred Tennyson was born at Somersby, Lincolnshire, August 6, 1809. He was the fourth of twelve children to George and Elizabeth (Fytche) Tennyson. Alfred Tennyson had a lifelong fear of mental illness. Several men in his family had a mild form of epilepsy, which in Tennyson’s time was thought to be a shameful disease. His father George and brother Arthur made their cases worse by excessive drinking. Tennyson...

Lord of the Flies 1
Lord of the Flies “Fun and Games”, was what the British officer said while he was rescuing the boys from the island, “Fun and Games.” Ironically, fun and games to the boys on the island were immoral. Necessities for the boys, such as hunting, became an evil, immoral way of life. People say that every person in the world has some kind of evil in them. Many people do not recognize evil in themselves because an evil life is typical to them. Most importantly,...

Lord of the Flies Book Review
Lord of the Flies - Book Review The classic novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an exciting adventure deep into the nether regions of the mind. The part of the brain that is suppressed by the mundane tasks of modern society. It is a struggle between Ralph and Jack, the boys and the Beast, good and evil. The story takes a look at what would happen if a group of British school boys were to become stranded on an island. At first the boys have good intentions, keep a fir...

Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus and Mark Antony, both Roman Senators, eulogize Julius Caesar, each using a different technique and approach. Brutus, in a somewhat arrogant, to the point, eulogy, attempts to sway the people. He justifies conspiring against Caesar by stating that Caesar’s ambition would have hurt Rome. However, in Antony’s eulogy, he focuses on Caesar’s positive traits, and cunningly disproves Brutus’ justi...

Julius ceasar essay
Julius ceasar essay Per. 6 Brittani Caetano Mrs. Fogel April 10, 2000 “Julius Caesar” Essay # 1 Introduction- I am going to write about three things, which have to do with “Julius Caesar”. The three thing that I am going to talk about are- 1. Foreshadowing, 2. Historical Facts, and 3. Alliteration. Body #1- I will be...

Jury selection
Jury selection At present (April 2001) only the state of Oregon has a statute permitting doctor-assisted/physician-assisted suicide (DAS/PAS) and then only within very narrowly prescribed circumstances, i.e., for a terminally ill patient. In the November 1998 elections, voters in Michigan defeated a ballot measure to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. Earlier in the last decade, voters in California and Washington state defeated similar ballot measures. A bill similar to Or...

Karshish by Robert Browning
Karshish by Robert Browning Robert Browning’s “An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician” is a dramatic monologue in which Karshish writes to Abib about his experiencing the miracle of Jesus, when he raises Lazarus from the dead. “Karshish” is a dramatic monologue containing most of the tenets of Browning. Although “Karshish” is in the form of a letter, it is still an excellent example of a dramatic monologue. There is a...

Keats Ode on Melancholy
Keats’ Ode on Melancholy A Literary Analysis of “Ode on Melancholy” “Ode on Melancholy” by John Keats deals with the subject of melancholy, defined as the feeling of sadness or deep depression and how to cope with this sadness. Being the shortest of Keat’s odes, it is written in a very regular form that outlines the shape or structure of the poem. The stanzas serve the purpose of offering advice to the sufferer by following the same rhyme scheme. Keats offe...

Kenneth Bianchi and The Hillside Strangler
Kenneth Bianchi and The Hillside Strangler It takes more than a few homicides to get the attention of the people in a city the size of Los Angeles. Murders are a daily occurrence, particularly when one involves a person living in a high-risk lifestyle, like a prostitute. So when three women were found strangled and dumped naked on hillsides northeast of the city between October and early November of 1977, very few people lost sleep over it. Only a couple sharp homicide detective...

Keys to College Success
Keys to College Success Keys to College Success Many first time college students do not do well their first year of college. They really do not know where to begin or even what steps to take in being successful. In the article, “Keys to College Success, “ written by Sheila Akers, college success can be achieved in four simple steps if they are all done together and on a normal basis. First, students need to manage their time wisely. They may create a calendar then mark...

Killing Mr Griffin by Lois Duncan
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan Plot: Commencing at Del Norte High School of a small town called Alberseque, five students began to involve themselves in scheming and plotting of a very twisted plan which backfired on them. The scheme slowly evolved after many conflicts between the students and their English teacher, Mr. Griffin, for various reasons such as marks or dislike of his teaching methods. Mark, who had failed the course and deeply loathed Mr. Griffin, brainsto...

King Lear Clear Vision
King Lear - Clear Vision OUTLINE I. Introduction A. Issue of sight and its relevance to clear vision B. Statement of thesis: Lear’s failure to understand that clear vision is not derived solely from physical sight is the principal cause of his demise, while Gloucester learns to achieve clear vision, and consequently avoids a fate similar to Lear’s. II. Lear’s Lack of Insight A. Banishment of Kent B. Condemnation of relationship with Cordelia III. Glou...

Kitchen Gods Wife
Kitchen God’s Wife Title Amy Tan’s title The Kitchen God’s Wife initially bewildered me, as I acquainted nothing about the Chinese belief in the Kitchen God. Nonetheless, Tan rationally correlates the title to the novel’s contents by almost instantaneously acquainting me with the story behind the Kitchen God and his wife. Citations to the Kitchen God appear throughout the book, reminding me about the title, but I do not completely understand the title’s signific...

Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse Five
Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse Five Kurt Vonnegut is a world-renowned author with a history of very influential books. Vonnegut has one of the most unique writing styles of any author ever. In many of his works, including Slaughterhouse Five, Vonnegut uses autobiographical elements. Parts of the stories connect to a moment in Vonnegut’s life. Vonnegut also uses very creative themes to explain what is going through his character’s minds or to explain a...

Kurtz In Two Dimensions
Kurtz In Two Dimensions The Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now are basically the same story. The only one difference being their settings. How could such similar events happen under such different circumstances? Well the circumstances are not as dissimilar as they may at first appear. Both are situations in which an individual (Kurtz) is put in an emotionally trying situation. The character named Kurtz from the novel and the character named Kurtz from the movie both react...

LORD OF THE FLIES OT STYLE
LORD OF THE FLIES OT STYLE William Golding’s Lord of the Flies shows how when people are placed in certain situations they can and have to adapt to meet their needs and surroundings. Golding shows us many themes and basic ideas that give the reader something to think about. One of the most basic and obvious themes is that society holds everyone together, and without these conditions, our ideals, values, and the basics of right and wrong are lost. Without society’s rigid ...

Labor and Unions in America
Labor and Unions in America Labor and Unions in America The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was the first of several that would be built there in the next 10 years. The machinery to spin and weave cotton into cloth would be driven by water power. All that the factory owners needed was a dependable supply of labor to tend the machines. As most jobs in cotton factories requ...

Lady MAcbeth
Lady MAcbeth Lady Macbeth The transformation of ones character through out the years of experience and age is wholesome. To lower somebody’s character through a very quick period of time of fast decisions and unsure actions is going to expose them to danger or injury. In the play Lady Macbeth proves this to be true. The emotional mistakes shredded the journey Lady Macbeth puts down throughout this play and eventually ends in her death. She feels overpowered by everything tha...

Lady Macbeth on the king
Lady Macbeth on the king Amongst the most essential of characters in the play “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare is Lady Macbeth. Upon the introduction of Act 1 Scene 5, Lady Macbeth is brought into the plot of the play. In this soliloquy, Lady Macbeth comments on her thoughts after having read a letter from her husband, Macbeth, informing her about the witches’ prophecies on the possibility of Kingship. A variety of well-known topics are explored, including the rev...

Laertes and Hamlet
Laertes and Hamlet Laertes and Hamlet Laertes and Hamlet both display impulsive reactions when angered. Once Laertes discovers his father has been murdered, he immediately assumes the slayer is Claudius. As a result of Laertes’ speculation, he instinctively moves to avenge Polonius’ death. “To hell, allegiance! Vows, to the blackest devil! Conscience and grace, to the profoundest pit! I dare damnation: to this point I stand, that both worlds I give to negligenc...

Lago
Lago Iago: a study of his evil character In the play of Othello, by William Shakespeare, one would suggest that Shakespeare created the character of Iago to show and explore the depths of an evil heart. Shakespeare expands on the major character flaws of Iago that brought his downfall in the story. Shakespeare by using Iago’s character flaw was able to exposed the other flaws of the other characters in the play. Shakespeare used Iago’s love for power, his hatred, deception,...

Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes MOTHER TO SON By Lagnston Hughes The poem Mother To Son is a poem about life and how his life was. In this poem there are no similies but ther is a symbol that stands for somthing in the poem. The stairs stand for his life and in the poem he said it is not no crystal stair case, instead he said it was old a nd full of splinters in it and everything. The represent that his childhood was rough. Langston Hughes was a African American who was born in James L...

Internet
Internet One of the most important advances in the rapidly developing world of electronic commerce is the ability of companies to develop personalized relationships with their customers. Personalization empowers companies to better understand their customers’ wants and desires and improve customer service by tailoring offerings to the unique needs of individuals . At the same time, this has become a subject of hot controversy because the technology involves the extensive c...

Invisibility
Invisibility Invisibility is the state at which someone is physically, mentally and emotionally alive but cannot be seen with the human eye. In this state the person functions as a normal human being and is in fact a human being, the only difference is that the person cannot be seen physically like you and me. This phenomenon can be best compared to a ghost. A ghost is there but can only be seen faintly or not at all. If I were given the chance to become invisible by simply ...