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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Words: 731 / Pages: 3

.... an unusual clause that stipulates that Edward Hyde is to be the sole beneficiary of all of Jekyll’s wealth and property. After some time, Utterson meets up with Hyde entering the door, and he starts a conversation with him. Hyde gets suspicious and hurries inside the door. Utterson then walks around the block and knocks on Dr. Jekyll’s door. After talking to the butler, Utterson finds out that Hyde has complete access to Dr. Jekyll's house. A few night’s later, Utterson goes to a dinner party at Dr. Jekyll’s house and stays late so he can question Jekyll about his will and Hyde. Dr. Jekyll gets aggravated with the discussion. About a year .....

The Canterbury Tales: A Character Sketch Of Chaucer's Knight
Words: 542 / Pages: 2

.... is dressed in a common shirt which is stained "where his armor had left mark" (l. 72). That is, the knight is "just home from service" (l. 73) and is in such a hurry to go on his pilgrimage that he has not even paused before beginning it to change his clothes. The knight has had a very busy life as his fighting career has taken him to a great many places. He has seen military service in Egypt, Lithuania, Prussia, Russia, Spain, North Africa, and Asia Minor where he "was of [great] value in all eyes (l. 63). Even though he has had a very successful and busy career, he is extremely humble: Chaucer maintains that he is "modest as a maid .....

Big Two-Hearted River - Part I
Words: 1188 / Pages: 5

.... more absorbing story; one in which the reader is, in fact, a main character. With the exception of "My Old Man", which is entirely in the first person , and "On the Quai at Smyrna", which is only possibly in the first person, there is just one instance in In Our Time in which a character speaks in the first person. It occurs in "Big Two-Hearted River: Part II", an intensely personal story which completely immerses the reader in the actions and thoughts of Nick Adams. Hemingway's utilization of the omniscient third person narrator allows the reader to visualize all of Nick's actions and surroundings, which would have been much more difficult to accom .....

A Comparison Of "The Handmaid's Tale" And "Anthem"
Words: 782 / Pages: 3

.... "I" is removed from their vocabulary. An example of this is found when the main character, Equality-1329, re-invents the electric light. He shows his invention to the scientist and although this invention could improve the quality of life of the people it is deemed "evil" because he worked on his project alone. The society in this book is also strict and authoritarian to the point of dictating what your job will be, to whom you will have children with. In The Handmaid's Tale the story takes place sometime in the near future after some kind environmental catastrophe that makes it impossible for most women to have children. To solve this problem so .....

Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: An Innovative Narrative Technique
Words: 2161 / Pages: 8

.... the narrators. Chapter one is the scene in which Miss Rosa tells Quentin about the early days in Sutpen's life. It's here that Rosa explains to Quentin why she wanted to visit old mansion on this day. She is the one narrator that is unable to view Sutpen objectively. The first chapter serves as merely an introduction to the history of Sutpen based on what Miss Rosa heard as a child and her brief personal experiences. The narration of Absalom, Absalom!, can be considered a coded activity. Faulkner creates the complex narration beginning at chapter 2. It ironic that one of Faulkner's greatest novels is one in which the author only appears as the t .....

Old Man And The Sea
Words: 675 / Pages: 3

.... ankle and tough things out, then he will work around his cramp and continue to fight the fish, as would the great DiMaggio. This is what the old man thought, "Do you believe the great DiMaggio would stay with a fish as long as I will stay with this one? I am sure he would and more since he young and strong. Also his father was a fisherman. But would the bone spur hurt him too much?"(68). "But I must have confidence and I must be worthy of the great DiMaggio who does all things perfectly, even with a bone spur in his heel"(68), this particular quote from the old man shows that the image of Joe DiMaggio works in fulfilling its role in the o .....

Go Ask Alice
Words: 2428 / Pages: 9

.... with stood her up and she would be to embraced to tell her friends. She makes a big deal out of it, I can already tell she is dramatic. Her birthday is only five days apart from mine, that is a weird coincidence. From September 19 through September 25 she goes on about how nothing every happens in her life. She does not enjoy her teachers, subjects and school. She thinks everything is losing interest and everything's dull. I think she just is going through the "teenager blues". Julie Brown had a party but she didn't go because she gained seven whole pounds. I don't think that seven pounds is a big deal. On September 30th her father was invited to .....

"A Man For All Seasons" By Robert Bolt: More's Moral Dilemma
Words: 1214 / Pages: 5

.... him to a political office, so if More does not support the king, he could be executed for treason. Similarly, the king orders Cromwell, his assistant, to apply pressure by finding a reason to kill More, to force him out of the way. All of these pressures from the king lead to a moral dilemma that More has to face, but he chooses to stick to his morals. King Henry applies pressure on More to support the divorce through Meg. While More is in jail for failing to take an oath supporting the divorce, Meg tries to convince him to take the oath, and she says, "Say the words of the oath and in your heart think otherwise," (page 81). More responded to .....

Symbolism In The Crysanthemums
Words: 838 / Pages: 4

.... Salinas Valley from the sky and from the rest of the world."(Steinback 267)from the first sentence the author is developing a setting that compliments the character. At this point in time of the story nothing is known about the Elisa Allen, but this quote about how the Salinas valley is closed off from the world is a symbol of the struggle that Elisa is soon to face. The second sentence of this story reinforces that the this place is isolated by saying, "On every side it sat like a lid on the mountains and made the great valley a closed pot. "(Steinback 267) The symbol of a closed pot works in conjunction with the first sentence to give an idea to .....

Sounder: Like Father Like Dog
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.... as characteristics of both Sounder and the father alike. The harsh factors they face in every day life make them mentally strong. The father hunts night after night to supply food for his family. When things do not go well with the hunting he has to resort to stealing. Not because he is a criminal, but rather because he has a family to support. When his punishment comes he takes it like a man and goes off to prison. Sounder demonstrates his own courage by taking a shotgun blast to the face while trying to prevent his master from being taken away to prison. Wounded and approaching death, Sounder treks off into the wooded marsh to heal himself .....

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