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Wuthering Heights: Study guide

1) What are Heathcliff's main character traits and how are they evident throughout the novel? How do they change? 2) What personality/character trait changes does Heathcliff go through throughout the novel? 3) What effect do other characters have on Heathcliff and the changes his personality undergoes?

Plural Possessive Paraphernalia

Plural Possessive Paraphernalia Write each sentence in the way requested for each section. Section One: Singular possession. Write each word in a sentence in the singular possessive case: man: woman: child: sheriff: estimate: object: mortal: affectation: pain: advocate: Section Two: Plural possession: Look again

Character analysis of Gabriel from James Joyce's The Dead.

Analyze the character of Gabriel as an inhabitant of the modern wasteland as it is depicted in "the Dead" by James Joyce. You may want to use portions of Eiot's poem "The Wasteland", Part I, to establish some basic characteristics. Note especially the following themes in the story as they affect Gabriel: the failure of communi

T.S. Eliot's Prelude through the lens of Modernism.

In T.S. Eiot's "Preludes", based on the scenes and dialogue in these poems what is the vision of the modern world as you find it (ie, the modern world and modernism as we have defined it, not your own modern or contemporary world)? Don't try to analyze all the poems; instead, make some pointed observations on the world depicted

How to Not Write a Literary Analysis.

Here is an example from a student who has written a poorly constructed literary analysis. Look closely at the professor's comments in the margin and you will see what the student needs to do to turn this example from a "D" essay to an "A" essay. The responses/comments are intended to show you how your professor will respond to t

A good topic sentence is described.

Describe the blending of two languages in your daily life. You can discuss the language of two cultures or countries (like English and Creole, or English and Portuguese), or of two parts of your life ( like the formal language you use at work and the informal language you use at home). Give several specific examples of each lang

Analyze symbolism in John Steinbeck's "Chrysanthemums"

This week's literary club meeting discussion was supposed to be about John Steinbeck's "Chrysanthemums,� but it was cancelled due to bad weather. Choose 1 of the following statements as your thesis: How does Steinbeck use symbols in the story to convey meaning? Can the description of the peddlerbe a warning to the ma

Poetic imagery is exemplified.

At your last literary club meeting, you are discussing how imagery assists poets in presenting their narratives (stories) and themes. Using all that you have learned thus far, complete the following: Eleanor Rigbyâ? by John Lennon (pg. 530) · â??The Weary Blues â?? by Langston Hughes (pg. 697)· · â??Swan and Shado

Character Analysis: Connie, in "Where Are Going, Where Have You Been?

In this week's literary club, you will discuss Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates. The discussion questions have been provided in advance to get you thinking while you read. Describe the main character in Where Are Going, Where Have You Been? Is she flat or round? Is she representative or indivi

character development from a recent movie

For your literary club this week, no particular written work was chosen. Instead, the group wants to discuss the evidence of character development for each person's favorite character from a prose or dramatic work. Prepare an analysis of a fictional character from a movie. Include descriptions and cited examples for each

Symbolism is clearly identified in Cheever's "The Swimmer."

This week's literary club plans to discuss symbolism in John Cheeverâ??s â??The Swimmer.â? Explain what you think the following symbolize in this story: The Pool The Highway The Character, Needy List and explain 2â?"3 other symbols you think are important to the outcome of the story. Explain why there may be differ

Creating a Character

As literary enthusiasts and critics, each member of the literary club is also a writer. This week, members are working on development of a new character and plan to share it with the group. Create a new character who is fictional (imagine by you). is not an existing character in literature, movies, or television. Narrate a

Homer's lies are contextualized.

Later civilizations disapproved of Homer because "he told lies about the gods." Look in Book 21 for some of these "lies." List and describe several of them in detail as they are presented by Homer. Do you think Homer actually believed in gods such as he sang about? If so, do you think he was being impious to his gods? Why or why

Logical argumentation tips are employed.

Analyze two different ad campaigns for the same product as well as two campaigns for a similar, competing product. Your mission is to find the common ideology that links each of these sets of marketing campaigns together and make an argument about the company's marketing agenda (beyond the obvious one to sell a product). Do th

funding for special education programs

Using the topic, discuss the importance of funding for special education programs, and incorporate evidence from five different sources to support your thesis statement and main points. The paper should be your original synthesis of ideas in support of your thesis. Explain your reasoning by integrating supporting expert views an

Paper guidance for career planning

How should I structure a paper based on this topic? Analyze two possible career choices (handwriting analysis & financial planner) that have five major points such as education requirements, salary expectations, working conditions, etc. to write a report presenting a recommendation to pursue one of the careers. http://www.

Character development in "Araby"

Trace the boy's development in the story, "Araby." Then focus on the ending of the story. What is the nature of the boy's epiphany at the end? Explain your interpretation. Case Study: A short story by James Joyce Wordchecker (vocabulary in context) North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet street except at the hou

Dream of the Rood /Shambles in York

In The Dream of the Rood, there are profound differences in how the crucifixion is told and portrayed to the audience. What do you see as the differences? How are these differences influenced by the rising towns and cities and the fact that laymen did not read Latin or have direct access to religious tracts and the bible? Ple

Provide a study guide for John Winthrop and other early American authors.

We have read John Winthrop (A Model of Christian Charity), William Bradford (of Plymouth Plantation), Thomas Morton(selections from New English Canaan), Michael Wigglesworth (selections from "The Day of Doom) plus verses 156-181, Anne Bradstreet The Prologue, Contemplations, The Burning of our House, To my Dear Children (prose l

Courtly love is examined.

What are the conventions of courtly love? Include sources of this tradition, societal aspects and how this love related to marriage. How do the literary pieces that you read this week embody the concepts of Courtly Love? How are women portrayed in these selections? Please cite examples from the text and use references. Celtic

The Emperor Of Ice-Cream notes

Discuss the meaning or explain what the poem is trying to impart. The Emperor Of Ice-Cream Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the wenches dawdle in such dress As they are used to wear, and let the boys Bring flowers in last month's n

Beowulf is assessed in terms of values.

What values does the young warrior Beowulf possess and how do the values of older leader Beowulf compare and contrast? Show examples of these values within the text of Beowulf. Are there values in both that talk to a national consciousness? Do these values foreshadow other Medieval works like the Arthurian legend? How