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Medea characters are assessed.

This posting analyzes the characters of Jason and Medea in Euripides' Medea in terms of what Aristotle says about characters. Does Euripides follow the rules?

Postwar Emerging Issues in Literature

I need some assistance with the following please: The postwar era was initially a placid one in which life, at least on the surface, seemed placid. By the end of the 1950s and into the 1960s, several undercurrents that were stirring in the previous decade began emerging into the mainstream discussions of America. These includ

Literary devices are explained.

These areas are examined: Define the elements of a story Setting Characters Plot Development Symbolism The impact these elements have when used in combination of each other

Literary concepts are briefly examined.

This posting discusses trends within the Early Seventeenth Century. (1603-1660) such as point of view, use of symbolism, central theme, the writer's style and what work can best exemplify this century and why.

Imagist poets

During this period, poets focused heavily on imagery in their poems. A school of poetry exists called "Imagism," which put much emphasis on the importance of extremely clear imagery in poetry. How do the images used by poets from this period relate to the larger political realities of the period?

This paper offers ideas about cloning and Frankenstein.

Topic: Cloning I need some ideas to write a five page researched paper. Based on the reading Shelley's Frankenstein. Need to focus on deal with current issues in the medical and/or scientific field that directly relate to society today or to an issue of personal responsibility or a moral or ethical dilemma. Three outside sourc

Analyzing Children's Literature for High School or College. What do the classic stories tell us about the nature of humanity? What does Alice in Wonderland have to tell us about motherhood? What can Harry Potter tell us about universal symbols? How can I get started?

Ever have trouble coming up with an idea for a paper on Children's Literature? This article will help with just that problem. It will give you tips for analysis, ideas for themes, lists of stories, and thorough examples of topics. It also includes a list of resources for additional information.

Mark Twain comparisons in "Two ways of Seeing a River"

Discuss Twain's use of comparison-contrast in "Two ways of Seeing a River." Does he compare or contrast the ideas/subjects in his essay? Does he use a point-by-point or block pattern? What, exactly, is he comparing/contrasting, and to what end?

Process Paragraph

You have been asked to submit a process paragraph on one of two topics: 1. How to Find the Perfect Mate 2. How to Change a Flat Tire Knowing what you have learned about process papers, choose one topic and discuss how you would employ some of the following elements: organization, tools, fixed, loose, order, preparation.

Help with essay ideas is given.

Help with a comparison-contrast essay paper is given. This paper differentiates between high school and college courses. It explains the process/steps to set up a paper.

Someone has left their tennis shoes in the middle of the floor.

The following sentence contains an error in pronoun agreement. Discuss four ways you might correct the pronoun agreement, while ensuring that the sentence remains gender-fair. Someone has left their tennis shoes in the middle of the floor. NEED HELP PUTTING TOGETHER A 200-WORD ESSAY RESPONSE

"The Yellow Wallpaper"

Part I: Read "The Yellow Wallpaper" on page 233. In your groups, using the small group discussion board, consider the following questions: Describe the character in "The Yellow Wallpaper." Is she flat or round, representative or individual? In the beginning, the narrator refers to her husband John and herself as "ordinary

Contrasting of Writing Styles between Different Authors

Read Dorothy Parker's "The Standard of Living" and Toni Cade Bambara's "The Lesson". Clearly, these stories were written not only by different authors, but with different styles. Write a response that addresses the issues of literary style. Your response should specifically focus on the following question: - Compare and contras

The fundamentals of a story are briefly overviewed.

These areas are covered: Your team has been given a new project to create content for a chapter focusing on the fundamentals of a story. Beforehand, you take the individual task to start a discussion group to brainstorm ideas for the chapter. You put together an outline for the discussion to make sure it remains on-task. Your

Journal Writing help is given.

These questions are posed: 1. How might someome use/organize content such as topics, readings, quotes, and other content resources in a journal? 2. What format/style might be usedfor keeping a journal? 3. What are the benefits of a professional resource portfolio and examples? Where can I find information to assit me wit

The Canterbury Tales are explicated.

This posting offers help with locating a passage of not more than 15 lines that you regard as a particularly effective description of one of the characters. Using that passage as evidence, it deduces 2 or 3 "rules" that an effective character description must fulfill.

Help is given with a Short Story Analysis.

These questions are considered about the short story: ~Setting ~Theme ~Why the Title? ~Ethical Dilemma? ~Literature Piece a work of art? ~Shaped for emotion? ~What is the behavior and value of the character? Just Lather, That's All Translated by Donald A. Yates He said nothing when he entered. I was passing the bes

Fun with Forms Cinquains and Sonnets

Further explanation of Cinquains and Sonnets. ENGL 202- Creative Writing In addition to your cinquain, write a nature haiku poem(see page 85 in Minot for format) and then choose one of the metered forms below and follow its pattern as outlined in Chapter 6 of your text. • a ballad using the quatrain form about a movie

Barbara Drake, professor at Michigan State University

Barbara Drake, professor at Michigan State University and author of numerous books on the craft of poetry, suggests that making lists and cataloguing can help the writer generate and organize material for a poem. After all, who does not make lists? The nouns or images in a list can often unwittingly yield connections, subtle a

Compare and Contrast

I am to compare and contrast William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"and Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" plot, characters, setting, and point of view. I need to include some quotes from the short stories to illustrate my points. I have come of with some points but do not have enough to write a 1400 word paper. I really

World Lit II is explored in terms of "A Simple Heart" by Gustav Flaubert.

These questions are emphasized: In "A Simple Heart" by Gustav Flaubert "A Simple Heart" in some ways is about dissatisfaction with society and its pressures. The country is a place of retreat, of failure and pettiness. A fascinating world beckons the youth in Flaubert's story just as it does the youth of today. Victor joi