Discuss the stereotypes of men and women that Aristophanes relies on for much of his comedy, Lysistrata.
The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843, following this question: The question reads: "Does the author's style affect your response to your understanding of the work? If so, how would you describe the style? For example, what is the tone? Is it ironic, satirical, somber, light, wr
Go to the official website for the APA style guide and refer to the list of style tips (http://apastyle.apa.org/previoustips.html ) Select three of the tips, summarize them, and explain why they are helpful for you.
Does the author's style affect your response to your understanding of the work? If so, how would you describe the style? For example, what is the tone? Is it ironic, satirical, somber, light, wry, humorous, or simply neutral? Is the sentence construction fairly simple or elaborate? Can you detect a rhythm? Are the words familiar
"Does the author's style affect your response to your understanding of the work? If so, how would you describe the style? For example, what is the tone? Is it ironic, satirical, somber, light, wry, humorous, or simply neutral? Is the sentence construction fairly simple or elaborate? Can you detect a rhythm? Are the words familia
Discuss the relationship between the husband and wife in Freeman's story, "The Revolt of 'Mother'." What do you think of their relationship before Mother's "revolt"? What do you think will change after her "revolt"? What does the story suggest about the role of women in rural New England during the latter part of the nineteenth
Compare the wives in the stories by Freeman "The Revolt of Mother" and Chopin "The Story of an Hour" What are their similarities in situation and personality? What are the differences in their situations? What is the main problem for each woman? What is the outcome for each woman? What does the story seem to suggest a
Ideas for a narrative on Ghana culture with the following guidelines are brainstormed: 1. Think about their customs, traditional behaviors 2. Think of an event that help you to understand the cutural practices of this group (e.g, wedding, baby naming ceremony or a holiday celebration) 3. Outline step by step and from begi
Read http://www.orwell.ru/library/essays/politics/english/e_polit This classic essay captures some of the problems with the way political arguments are made. It is just as relevant today as it was when he wrote it in 1945. For your Threaded Discussion post, describe an example of what he is discussing from contemporary soc
Read http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/606/01/ Note that a paragraph has 5 elements Unity, Coherence, A Topic Sentence, and Adequate Development. Write a paragraph wih these elements. Then comment critically on another student's paragraph. If you are first in this thread, you are in luck: you just submit your o
I compare and contrast the use of language or setting (or both if you're feeling industrious) in two or three selections of the literature below. What do you think the impact of the language or setting is? In other words, do not just show a similarity or difference; explain what difference it makes. For example, you might wan
"A Poison Tree" by William Blake is examined in terms of these areas: How does the speaker suggest we "manage [anger] in a healthy manner"? In the first line, the speaker mentions his "friend." In the third and fourth stanzas, the speaker talks about his "foe." Who are these people? Do you see any connection between th
What are the differences between a poem and a short story? What can a poem achieve that a short story cannot, and vice versa? n what ways can the genres overlap? Personal ideas about genre differences are noted.
I describe how the process of active reading furthered my understanding or appreciation of "A Rose for Emily." Quotes are added to validate.
I define the elements of a story, setting, characters, plot development, symbolism and the impact these elements have when used in combination of each other.
This job defines what is meant by the term "humanities" and explains what distinguishes the humanities from other modes of human inquiry and expression. It also lists a current example of each of the expressions of the humanities (art, music, architechture, philosophy, literature) and tells why each example shows current develo
Attached is my assignment for my mythology class. I am not asking you to do the paper, but to get some help with the research. This class has me struggling. I have done some searching on the web and I can't come up with a modern day hero much less myths about them. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
Ideas for an analytical essay comparing and contrasting The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and A Clean, Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway are generated.
Help with an assessment on the feasibility of adding alternative fuel vehicles is given.
Using description and one or more of the explanation patterns of development (illustration, process analysis, classification/division, definition, and/or cause and effect), this posting explains your own process for ensuring that your writing is of high quality and effective.
These tasks are examined: Task: 1.Choose a sonnet and discuss the theme, language usage, and metaphorical references within 2.Choose a poem and discuss the impact of word choice throughout it and why effective word choice was essential for this poem's theme.
A summary of what happened in Act III of Romeo and Juliet is included.
Read William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily". The following two images are taken from the beginning and ending of this story: ". . . only Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and the gasoline pumps - an eyesore among eyesores." ". . . confusing time with its mathema
Discover a question related to any work or by an author you like and do research to explore this question. You can choose one work, multiple works by the same author, or multiple works by multiple authors. Then, determine whether your question would best be answered by a response , comparison, analysis, explication, or evalu
This posting discusses the importance of the setting within this tale. How would the tale be different if the setting were changed?
These key topics are addressed: ?In what ways can the setting tell a story by itself? ?Which elements do you feel are the most important to make the story whole? ?In which ways will our reader feel a connection to the topic at hand?
: 1) How does the glass menagerie become an obsessive preoccupation in this story? How does the introduction of the glass collection slowly change and shift? How does its meaning change or evolve as the central symbol in the story? What are some major stages? 2) What is the symbolic contrast between the glass menagerie and
Please describe a student lounge.
Ideas about the possible meanings of the Parson's Tale and Retraction are given.
Early 17th century literature is examined in these areas: ?Define the elements of a story within the work chosen ?Setting ?Characters ?Plot Development ?Symbolism ?The impact these elements have when used in combination of each