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?
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
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
Help is given with the topic, Medieval Pilgrimage and Controversy: who was for it and who was against it and why.
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.
Ideas are listed to help with a summary.
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 posting discusses three ways in which satire is used in Gulliver's Travels.
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.
This posting explains who Anton Chehov was as an author and a man by offering research links.
"My Kinsman, Major Molineux" has been read as a fable of the relations between youth and age, between America and England. What elements of such a fable are evident in the tale? What aspects of the tale do not seem to fit such a reading?
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? http://grammar.about.com/od/60essays/a/twowaysessay.htm
After reading the position paper,(http://www.wpacouncil.org/node/9)briefly discuss how the WPA differentiates between plagiarism and "misuse of sources," and why you think students commit one error or the other, for discussion with fellow students. Be sure to cite the source as you would in an APA reference page at the end of yo
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.
Chapter 8 is explained: "Cunegonde Story"
I discuss how the body paragraphs of an essay are structured to provide unity, support and coherence.
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.
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
This quote is explained: "I attempted to rise, but was not able to stir: for as I happened to lie on my back, I found my arms and legs were strongly fastened on each side to the ground; and my hair, which was long and thick, tied down I the same manner. I likewise felt several slender ligatures across my body, from my armpits t
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
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
In your own words explore at least five ways in which "Alice" books, for all their madness, still reflect real life. You may want to focus on Alice's emotional experience in the books, or you may want to concentrate on absurdity.
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
This posting analyzes a meeting using 4 theories/concepts from the any chapter from 1-8.
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
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.
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
Further explanation of Cinquains and Sonnets.
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