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Literary theory and an understanding of the literature

Can you please help me with the following assignment using the works from Charlotte Perkins Gilman "The Yellow Wallpaper" and William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"? In this assignment I need to integrate literary theory and an understanding of the literature in a thesis-driven, 5- page research paper that explores the use of

Perspectives of Female Vs. Male Authors

How do the perspectives of the women authors (e.g., Oates and Porter) differ from those of the men (e.g., Lawrence and Steinbeck), particularly how the men perceive women's emotions vs. how women perceive women's emotions and vice versa?

Email Message: Example Question

Contact Cyndi Hubbard, the person in charge of your company blog, and ask her to do the following: 1. Write a human interest story involving a company employee who has shared a valuable experience with someone benefiting from the human outreach program. 2. Let Cyndi know that she needs to include an interview with and pictur

Eugene O'Neills "The Hairy Ape"

Please read the story located on page 180 of the attached document. O'Neill's method in The Hairy Ape demonstrates a striking departure from traditional stage drama since audiences are faced with an exaggerated and stark realism, and with dialog that is crude, natural, and slangy. What happens to Yank that leads him to expose

Sketch of Sir Walter Elliot

This solution contains a brief character sketch of Persuasion's Sir Walter Elliot. In this sketch, I describe his most prominent characteristics.

Themes in "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry

For the story "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry, could you help me with the following questions: A. Describe what the theme of the short story is, using symbolism or allegory and motif B. Identify at least two of the literary elements in the short story that contribute to the theme (e.g., plot, point of view, tone, setting,

Literature-Symbols in conveying literary themes

Please help get me started. PART A Now we will discusses the importance of point of view in literature and, more specifically, in the short story. Choose one short story listed below and analyze it in terms of point of view. 1. Alice Walker's?The Welcome Table 2. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry (1906) 3. A Worn Path

The American Dream and Strengths and Weaknesses

What are the elements of your American Dream? Why are each one of these elements important to you? (Elements of American Dream are: education, safety, family, happiness) What are your overall strengths and weaknesses? How will your strengths and weaknesses affect the success of your American Dream? What changes might you need

Analytical Approaches to Literary Work

I need help getting started with at least 600-800 words original only please. If you can help me get started answering the questions below from one of the works listed I can finish it. Thanks Using one of the following (4) four works: 1. The welcome Table (1970) by Alice Walker 2. Country Lovers (1975) by Nadine Gordimer

Human being in control of his/her fate

I am having trouble explaining how Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat" explains if man is in control of his/her own fate. I do understand the the story is an account of Stephen Crane's real life experience but I am also having difficulty explaining Americans in particular.

Perceptions and Observations of Men in a Crisis

I understand the external environment in these two short stories is an indifferent universe where men suffer. However, I am having difficulty explaining what "The Open Boat" says about the perceptions and observations of men in a crisis (men facing death)? Also, What does "To Build a Fire" say about man's relationship to Natur

Literature of the Absurd: A Description

This solution provides a description of what theatre and literature of the absurd is. It gives you the insight into this genre of literature that you can use to examine works of the absurd and create a more well rounded paper on the topic.

"Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton

I understand that Edith Wharton is famous for creating female figures who are often very unhappy or otherwise living lives of secrets, lies, and quiet desperation. I am having a difficult time explaining how "Roman Fever" fits this pattern as it reveals Wharton's understanding of the place of women in the late nineteenth century

"The Yellow Wallpaper" - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I just need help with a few questions. What elements justify its place in the gothic literature genre? I am beginning to understand that the story can also be viewed as an early feminist piece that examines the role of women in the late nineteenth century and also serves to highlight Gilman's own unhappy experience of being medi

Issues Regarding Education in the United States

Consider the issue of education in the United States. What question could you ask about this topic? What are the problems within this issue? if you have some idea i am very happy to get more information.

Human Resource Management, Online Learning, and Career Development

Q1. Choose three topics or ideas associated with the human resource management profession. Describe how you can use each of these topics to succeed in a graduate degree program. Must be at least five passages including at least three peer-reviewed articles. Q2. Organization, time management, and effective communication are

"The Passing of Grandison" satire questions...

Please see the satire below. It is located on page 42 and is titled "The Passing of Grandison". I am a little confused and need help explaining 1) How humor plays a role in the story? 2) What other meaning might "passing" take on in this tale as it refers to Grandison? What does he try to pass himself off as? Please see the

Understanding Language.

In "A Modest Proposal," at what point did you realize you were reading satire, and what helped you to reach that conclusion? Explain what Swift's main idea really is and why he chose satire to express it. Are there more effective ways he could have made the same point?

Photographers & Film Directors

Although their artistic talents may blur the lines between myth and reality, photographers and film directors have a point of view on a subject matter they want to portray to society and both have creative ways to explore their topic. Photographers and historical films capture visual images that may not included all the truths a

Education and the Changing Landscape of Work in the 21st Century

Education is often considered a recession proof industry. In todays changing landscape, discuss whether or not education jobs are at risk of being off-shored or outsourced. What forces change the shape of the education employment landscape. What can be done to secure employment going forward? This should be an outline for a

Discussion of the Article: "Where Trouble Comes"

Hollywood's job is to entertain the viewers, but not to tell the truth. They have certain points of view. In the following article (http://eres.lndproxy.org/edoc/HIS101WhereTroubleComes-10.pdf) please discuss: - What did the author say about war films? (Ideas) - What are the main points of the article?

Introduction to Literature

There are similarities and differences between the literary forms of the short story, the poem, and drama. For example, one major difference is that both poetry and drama frequently place a strong emphasis on performance before an audience that is physically present, while the short story is more commonly intended for individual

Proposing Solutions for HFCS Subsidisation & Regulation

If making corn (HFCS) cheap thus allowing people buy more cheap HFCS-laced foods, wouldn't it work the other way around as well? I don't think that taxing junk food necessarily punishes obese people. What does Michael Pollan say about this?

Networks Marketing Tactics

Hi, can you help me to research the topic of "networks marketing tactics" ? I need two scholarly articles from academic resources, one editorial from a newspaper, one book magazine, and one organizational government or educational internet.