A Bronx Tale
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...Bronx Tale Review The racially-charged setting of NewYork in the 1960s is the backdrop for the movie, “A Bronx Tale.” “A Bronx Tale” portraysa young Sicilian male named Calogero from boyhood through his teenage years. The boy finds himself befriended by a mob boss, Sonny, who becomes a second father to him. As the young man enters high school he is attracted to an African American girl, Jane, who causes conflict both internally and externally for him as he deals with peer pressure, personal angst, and family expectations. The 1960’s was a time of change for racial issues in America. Their...
A Bronx Tale movie
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...Bronx Tale It is 1960 and the movie, A Bronx Tale opens with the murder of a man by a local mafia boss, Sonny (Chazz Palminteri). The mafia boss commits the act because he is trying to save his friend from an attacker by another man. The young son of Lorenzo Anello's (Robert De Niro), who is known as Calogero (Francis Capra) witnesses everything but he is unwilling to tell the NYPD officers the truth. This makes the mafia boss to like the young boy. Although the mafias are gangsters in the neighborhood, one realizes that they are liked in the society. This shows race disparity in the society because the mafia being...
Theory/Movie Paper: A Bronx Tale
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...Bronx tale) we can witness... ?Criminological Theory Criminological Theory [Insert Here] [Insert Here] Level: Master Distinction Criminological theoryThis is the study which seeks to bring out the reasons why those who commit crimes commit them and what drives them to commit these particular crimes. Criminological on its own is a broad concept which is made easier by breaking it down into theories which handle each component of it. One of these theories is differential theory. This theory i.e. differential theory, which was developed by Edwin Sutherland, states that through the day to day interactions of a person with the others, this person tends to learn the morals, practices, mannerisms and reason for ...
Anazlyze the Movie "A Bronx Tale"
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...Bronx Tale The 1960s saw a memorable era in America when the country faced a lot of turbulence and it is during the time that the movie ‘a Bronx tale’ was cast in Bronx though released in 1993. Nero directed which features an Italian-American young man who walks through life under the guidance of two figures of father. In the plot of the movie, Calogero is depicted as the teenage man who at his young age witnesses Sonny commits a murder crime while defending a friend being assaulted. When investigations commence and Calogero is questioned by NYPD, he decides to keep quiet and this worked to build up...
HIV Affecting the South Bronx
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...Bronx The South Bronx [Institute’s The South Bronx South Bronx – Overview The South Bronx forms a partof the New York City region of The Bronx. The South Bronx is a part of New York’s 16th congressional district, which happens to be among the five poorest districts of the US (Tax Foundation, 2007). Since the beginning the South Bronx has remained a region mainly for the working class families. It was during the latter part of the 20th century that this region was assumed to be poor and the impression has remained since then. The South Bronx has been ruined and continues to decay owing to a couple of elements, some of them including white flight, landlord abandonment, changes... ?Running head: The South...
Bronx Elderly Care Charity Organization
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...Bronx Elderly Care Charity Organization (BECCO) is a local non – profit charity organization with an aim of helping the elderly community lives in Bronx, New York City. The organization was founded in November 2010 by the local community people who decided to come together to help the elderly. BECCO has around forty employees who rely on donations and funding to help the elderly in the area. Part of the job of the organization is to locate senior citizens in the area who are needy and lonely. They help bring food to the people and talk to them on a regular basis. Recently, the organization decided to build a nursing home for the elderly where it would be easier to care for the needy... Introduction...
Bronx Community Health Assessment and Diagnosis
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...Bronx Community Assessment and Diagnosis According to the Healthy People 2010, community assessment and diagnosis is an initiative among the Bronx community members aimed at improving and effectively promoting health conditions. This community assessment and diagnosis work by identifying the fundamental factors that affect the health of the Bronx community population, and coming up with a comprehensive remark on the determinants of the availability of resources within the community to adequately address the health factors. While community diagnosis involves an examination of the social data and aggregates, besides acquaintance with the...
Fairy Tale
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...Tale The wolf is a carnivore incarnate and he’s as cunning as he is ferocious.” (142). The phrase above implies that wolves are extremely dangerous and can only be appeased by immaculate flesh. Additionally, they are crafty and use their sly ways to lure their prey into their traps (Carter 142). The statement applies to Perrault’s “Bluebeard” in the sense that the rich villain marries several virgin women and steals their ‘flower’ despite the roar elicited by the notion. Therefore, by concluding that a wolf is ‘carnivore incarnate’ puts the matter to rest; since that is how they are bound to behave. It is also worth noting that the statement does not apply to Brothers Grimm fairy tale... ,...
Fairy Tale
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...Tale, Fable, or Myth The English word Myth is derived from the ancient Greek word Muthos which refers to a story about a divine being. Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines myth as "a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon". In easier terms, a myth should have something to do with a divine being, or alternatively a natural phenomenon that cannot be easily explained (an erupting volcano may inspire a myth about an angry god). A fairy tale is fictional story often with a far-fetched set of circumstances. Fairy tales draw small children... Essay Questions February 21, 2009 Fairy...
The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale Introduction Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale is based on the ideology of leading societal oppression that had been formulated in the Republic of Gilead. The state was created after the fall of the government to be replaced by a tyrannical society where equality lack and oppression shape the society. The narrator Offred is at the center of the social oppression that has been subjected to women. She explains how the society has turned her into a Handmaid taking the responsibility of a slave and being charged with bearing children to the women who could not conceive. Offred is placed to serve under the commander and Serena. The age of infertility has reduced Gilead to offer... The Handmaid's Tale...
The Tale of Genji
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...Tale of Genji” Summary The tale concentrates around the life Hikaru Genji who is the son of the Japanese emperor, Kiritsubo. At some point people refer to him as “shining Genji” because of his political affiliation. His mother, Lady Kiritsubo, concubine to Emperor Kiritsubo dies when he is at the age of three. The tale goes to note that the concubine was important in the life of emperor as he continued remembering her. However, Emperor Kiritsubo goes on to marry a woman (Lady Fujitsubo) on the account that she had characters similar to the already deceased Lady Kiritsubo. This bondage, between the emperor and Lady Fujitsubo, indicates the beginning of the intertwining love... Book analysis of “The Tale...
Tale Of Genji
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...TALE OF GENJI, A GREAT IMPORTANCE IS PLACED ON ART. PEOPLE GAIN RESPECT AND ADMIRATION BASED ON THEIR MUSICAL, PAINTING AND WRITING ABILITY. HOW DOES THIS VALUE SYSTEM COMPARE TO THAT OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICA? Introduction Art and literature flourished in Japan even in ancient times. Japanese writings showed that ancient Japanese placed great premium on culture such as painting, poetry, prose, music, dramatic performances and all genres of literature. Ancient writers and artists i.e. poets, musicians, painters were then hailed as an elite group who were notches above the rest and special groups of people to be venerated and esteemed with high regard... moving that...
The Handmaid's Tale ending
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...Tale Ending Rationale This ending is attempted to be written in line with Atwood’s postmodern ambiguity, when the historical commentary only blurs the sense and authenticity of the narrative. It is stylized as a middlebrow Internet article covering the Handmaid’s commentary to her tale. In The Handmaid’s Tale, the same type of ending is an innovation: the dystopian system is presented from outside, not within its “impenetrable” boundaries. The speaker named Pieixoto withdraws from any judgment or one-sided description of it. The only sure thing the reader is left with is merely emotional impression: hence, Gilead is inside, it is a state of mind. This broad understanding... , it is also...
Struggle in Fairy Tale
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...Tale Struggles are the effect of the action/reaction in a situation. This principle was cited by Sir Isaac Newton that the conceptwas the universal law of motion. The concept was applied even in literary scheme that for every action there is reaction. It is now regarded as the basic law of nature and of characters. This concept is what made a certain literary piece realistic. Realism makes a story appealing to the reader (Moore 1995). However, realism seems very minimal in fairy tale prose. This realism is concerning about the action/reaction relativity in the story setting of the situation in the fairy tales. Somehow their unrealism can be credited for by the given struggle... Struggle in Fairy Tale ...
MERCHANTS TALE ESSAY
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...Tale The merchant’s tale revolves around the marriage and love. The tale explores the marriage life of a bachelor whose, January. He had a lot of life expectations after marriage. In addition, the tale tells of the paradox of the knight’s life after the marriage. His dreams of finding happiness were not realized. Instead; he is drowned in misery when he loses his sight and also lives in fear of losing his beautiful wife. Towards the end of the narrative, the author has brought out the actual character traits of the women through May the new bride and also the supernatural beings (gods) through Pluto and his wife Prosperina. This narrative is silly because, the author chose to use... The Merchant’s Tale...
Fairy tale story
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...Tale Story One of the most celebrated fairy tales in the history of world literature, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” describes in the adventure tale of Ali Baba, a fictional character from medieval Arabic literature. In fact, the fairy tale “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” forms one of the later narratives of The Arabian Nights. The story takes place in a town in Persia where Ali Baba and his brother named Cassim lived. Whereas Cassim became wealthy after his marriage to a rich woman, Ali Baba lived in utter poverty and had to look after his wife and children by cutting wood in a neighboring forest. The story then moves on to narrate how Ali Baba was fortunate to find the secrets of forty... ?Fairy...
Original Fairy Tale
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...Tale type This tale type is a combination of different tales that include magic, monster tales, unnatural cruelty, captives and fugitives. It covers magically empowered rebels who attempt to overthrow a failed administration. Unnatural cruelty in the tail symbolizes results of bad governance while captives and fugitives which are also important elements in the tale represent consequences of war. This fairy tale tackles some of the societal and political problems as well as norms and expectations of good leadership. The War of Salvation is a fairy tale pointing out some of...
The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale The book tells the story of a woman living in oppression following the fall of the United s government and the takeover by the Republic of Gilead, which employs totalitarian governance. The new government is concerned over the reduced population thus young health women are forced to be handmaids to their adopting commanders (Atwood 107). The book highlights the life of Offred who is the main character and narrator, and it is through her that the audience get to meet other characters. This paper seeks to analyse the traits of four characters in the book and illustrate how they survive in the new society. Offred From her point of view, the story is narrated taking the audience... The Handmaid’s Tale...
Tale of Two Cities
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...tale of two cities Imprisonment is a major theme in A tale of two cities. The of the novel describes the sorry state of the prison and the level of solitude some of the characters endure while in prison helps portray the inhumane nature of imprisonment during the tumultuous times. Charles Dickens portrays the way in which both the French revolutionaries and the French nobilities both used imprisonment to their advantage. Chapter 17, “One night” and Chapter 18, “Nine days” help develop the theme of imprisonment. The two chapters give the varied experiences of the various characters in prison thereby portraying the effects of imprisonment in the novel. The imprisonment... The theme of imprisonment in A...
The Tale of Genji
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...Tale of Genji:Questions and Answers The Tale of Genji is a novel that was written by the world famous author Murasaki Shikibu and has greatly influenced some of the world’s best pieces of culture, literature and art in the East and West Canons. In the animated version of The Tale of Genji, only coverage of the first twelve chapters has been portrayed. (1654) Thus, the film version has left out scenes and plots from chapter 13 to 54. However, in addition to this, the film also has a few extra scenes that are not in accordance with the Japanese text, in order to make the viewer understand the gravity of the psychology that the characters go through. The opening... ?(Please write here) 8 February The Tale...
Fairy tale story
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...Tale Story “The Bronze Ring” is an important fairy tale which makes the opening story of Andrew Lang’s ic selection of popular fairy tales titled The Blue Fairy Book. Significantly, the main story of this fairy narrates how a gardener’s son wins the hands of the princess of the kingdom, with the help of a bronze ring which he got as a gift from the sultan of a city. “The Bronze Ring” opens with the account of how the king is successful in turning the wasteland around his castle into a fruitful garden, with the help of a head gardener who has been descendant other gardeners. When the princess of the country falls in love with the gardener’s son, instead of the King’s choice i.e. the prime... ?Fairy Tale...
The Tell Tale Heart
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...Tale Heart" Irony is clearly misunderstood by most people today who tend to confuse it with nothing so literary as a bummer of anunintended coincidence. Irony in the traditional literary sense revolves around a recognized (or sometimes not, depending on the audience) contradiction between the words that are written or spoken and the actual intent of those words. The narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" reveals absolutely no interest in proving his innocence of the murder of the old man, but rather is obsessed with proving his sanity. Every aspect of the story he relates about how he came to commit heinous murder fulfills the traditional literary... Irony in "The Tell-Tale...
Shakespeare: "The Winter's Tale"
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...Tale” are able to create different understandings of human attributes. A reoccurring theme which is associated with the story is based on Leontes’ jealousy that he creates against his family and friends. It is through the jealousy that Leontes goes through suffering and experiences which could have been avoided in the play. The jealousy of Leontes is one which causes him to take blind actions and to hold a cold nature throughout the play instead of recognizing the reality of the situation. Defining the different points of jealousy that are a part of the character of Leontes as well as the resolution which occurs by the end of the play leads... ?The concepts which are presented through “The Winter’s Tale” ...
The Merchants Tale Essay
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...tale resembles the fabliau genre, a brief comic narrated ironically. The tale’s main theme is marriageand its value. It characterizes January (Old and has white hair) who marries May (young and elegant), Placebo and Justinius (advisers) and Damien (lover). January invites his advisers to offer counsel on his intention to marry, Justinius is against it because he believes women are unfaithful while Placebo supports his idea of marrying a young woman. January goes ahead and weds May; during the wedding an attendee Damien becomes infatuated with May. He is upset that such a beautiful young woman married an old fellow. As they returned to their home, January apologized in advance... The merchant’s tale...
Grimm Fairy Tale
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...tales were replaced by Enid Blyton and still later... ?The brothers Grimm have been credited with introducing us to a number of fairytales. However, with the passage of time, the original fairytales got altered in many respects while retaining the essence of the stories. Fairytales were integral parts of our lives as kids. We got introduced to them both through the vocal medium and also through the print medium. Till the time we could not read by ourselves, our elders (including parents, grandparents, elder siblings, uncles and aunts) narrated the stories to us through their memory or by reading a book. Then as we learnt to read and write we began to go through the stores ourselves. Later the fairy tales ...
The tale of Kieu
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...tale of Kieu” Every society, in this world, has a set of behavioral s that define what is right and what iswrong. The idea of morality has been a subject of debate in various sociological and philosophical discussions. This has made a number of scholars develop different schemes and models that describe morality and its impacts on human behavior. Nguyen Du, in the Tale of Kieu, presents morality as one of the major themes. The Vietnamese society, which is depicted in this story, is regulated by a set of laws, rules, and regulations that are defined in the context of the definition of morality and Confucian values. Du presents his story as immoral since Kieu, the main character, chose... ...
The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale” by Margaret Atwoods is about a woman who has been ripped off everything. (Wisker, 4) For instance, her bank account is withheld, lost her work place since the state discriminate against women in career. She has been deterred from reaching her family. Her real name changed to Offred meaning Fred’s possession; her temporary man given to her by the state and being renamed the next man assigned to him. This was all about Gilead’s reaction to women’s rights and the problems that U.S.A had before revolution. Offred a productive woman is treasured, but kept in the home of the commander to act as a surrogate mother for her wife, Serena Joy. Offred and some... Task Introduction The novel “The Handmaid’s...
A Modern Miller's Tale
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...Tale Peter is a surgeon at one of the most high profile private hospitals in New York. He owns a mansion in the same city that has many rooms in it but had been living in it by himself. He is a 40-year-old man who is mostly out for his surgery sessions at the hospital. Seeing that his mansion was going to waste because of his absence most of the days, he decided to rent some of his rooms to other people to make the mansion profitable and useful to him. As such, Peter started living with other people who were tenants in his mansion. Peter decided to rent his rooms only to young people between the ages of 20 to 25 years. One of the tenants was named Marcus, a young handsome... from the fall....
The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale Summary: In the opening of the novel, the narrator (Offred) portrays her confined life in a gymnasium. In Margaret Atwood’s work, the narrator states that “We yearned for the future” (4). Other two characters (say, Aunt Sara and Aunt Elizabeth) are authorized to do patrolling duty. Besides, the womenfolk who were forced to live in that gymnasium were not allowed to speak aloud. At the same time, they were allowed to walk on the ground, which is under tight security and surveillance. The narrator points out that the guards (say, Angels) did not give any special attention to the womenfolk. In short, the narrator explains the hardships faced by the womenfolk in the Republic... . Besides, the...
Annotation - The Tale of Genji
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...Tale of Genji The Tale of Genji is aristocratic Japan of the tenth century that comprised an imperial and polygamous society. The novel the Tale of Genji first written just after the year 1000 A.D. by a famous aristocratic woman called Shikibu Murasaki. By that time, no one had ever written a novel with complex plots and character development except that of Murasaki Shikubi, The Tale of Genji. The novel affected the art and literature into the Buddhist Asians thoughts, which included, stories, parables and analogies that have influenced the best culture, as well as a popular art tradition and literacy. The novel shows how the Lotus Sutra entered Japan on her way from China in the early 9th... The Tale...
A tale of two schools
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...Bronx Aerospace receives. Every student should have the lower class sizes that Bronx Aerospace students enjoy. All schools should have diverse student populations, rather than some schools facing enormous... Ryer Avenue Elementary School and Abraham Joshua Heschel School Ryer Avenue Elementary School is a small public elementary school in New York while Abraham Joshua Heschel School is a large private school. According to a study conducted by the Department of Education together with National Center for Education Statistics, children in public schools generally performed as well or better in reading and mathematics than comparable children in private schools. The exception was in eighth-grade reading, wh...
"The Knight's Tale" and "The Wife of Bath's Tale"
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...Tale" and the Wife of Bath's prologue and narrative? How does the high romance of chivalry and courtly love contrast with low comedy of love offered by the wife of Bath? The points of view that address love and marriage in the ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’ and in “The Knight’s Tale’ are at the two polar ends of a continuum. In ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’, love and marriage are looked at in the cynical, non believing way of someone who thinks of love and marriage in terms of transactions and profits and not something that is to be treasured and coveted. ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’ has a prologue where one woman talks about the five husbands she has had... How are desire and marriage addressed in "The Knight's...
Post-Partum Depression in Latin American Women in the South Bronx (Ages 20-25)
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...Bronx is an area well known in United States that was heavily crashed by the Second World War... ? PPD in Latin American Women Overview Postpartum Depression is a medical condition which frequently affects women within the firstfew weeks after delivery. Many women experience anxiety or baby blues immediately after birth which can lead to health complication to the mother and the child. The anxiety can be due to hormonal imbalances after delivery, lack of essential vitamins or new challenges mother may experience. Other risk factors that may increase chances of PPD are smoking, lack of social support, a history of depression, marital status, poor or single life and low income (Rosenfield, 2006). South...
The handmaid's tale (the play)
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...Tale by Margaret Atwood The novelis a feminist dystopian work, where the narrator is a fertile woman called Offred. The story is set in the Republic of Gilead and is the story of the widespread issue of infertility and the onset of AIDS in California. The character is one who has been kept for the reasons of reproduction and is a concubine. The story is in a setting which seen post the beginning of the period is called the Gilead period. The story revolves around the lives of the Handmaids and the trauma and troubles that they go through each day. The story is a narration of Offred, who has had to leave her husband and child... XXXXXXXX Number: XXXXXXX XXXXXX of XXXXXX Summary of: The Handmaid’s Tale by ...
The Tell-Tale Heart Consciousness
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...Tale Heart The short story The Tell-Tale Heart was written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1843. It belongs to the genre of gothic fiction. The storyis narrated by an unnamed narrator who claims that he is not insane although he has murdered an old man with a “vulture eye”. The story does not clearly mention about the identity of the narrator nor does it clarify the relationship between the murderer and the victim. The story culminates with confession when the narrator’s believes on hearing the continuous sound of heartbeat of the old man under the floorboards where the body has been hidden. Title analysis The title indicates the sounds of heartbeats of the old man or the narrator. It seems... the...
A tale of two lives
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...Tale of two lives A tale of two lives concerns two teenage boys, Frank and Carlos. Both boys share a lot in common and are juveniles serving jail sentences for different crimes committed. Frank and Carlos originate from a humble and poor background in rough urban backgrounds. They were brought up in a normal street life. While they were young, they witnessed a community dominated by violence and drugs. Their upbringing taught them that respect could only be earned through violence. At a younger age, the teen teenage boys started engaging in hard drug abuse which in turn made them unruly. As a result, the two teenage boys are now serving a sentence in juvenile jails (Pioppi 3). Frank court... A Tale of...
Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale has been celebrated as a feminist dystopian novel, a work of science fiction and speculative fiction and the novelist offers a fascinating vision of the modern society which is fundamentally knocked over by a theocratic revolution. One of the most significant aspects of the novel is the effectiveness of the novelist in exploring crucial themes such as women in suppression and the various means by which they achieve agency. It is the quality of the themes dealt with in the novel which makes the piece one of the most powerful and most widely read novels in the recent times. In the novel, Atwood tells the story of Offred... Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale...
The Wife of Baths Tale
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...Tale The Wife of Bath’s Tale The Wife of Bath’s Tale is a captivating novel based on the Middle Ages, and it highlights various themes. This narrative bases itself on a major theme of love and romance that highlights itself on many different occasions throughout the novel. The book exposes many instances of knighthood and chivalry seen on many occasions, as one can see narrations of knights rescuing damsels in distress, and another example of this occurs through the Squire in the General Prologue. It is clear how his expressions of affection and courtship come out in the storyline. He represents the traditional courtship love with feelings of chivalry. Another major theme... Wife of Bath’s Tale The Wife ...
A Tale of Two Cities
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...Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities is largely a historical tale. The devoted a significant amount of time to researching the French Revolution and penned the piece with a high level of historical accuracies. Hence, although the historic details in The Tale of Two Cities are considered fictions, the descriptions of the details especially those regarding the events of French Revolution are full of historical accuracy. For instance, the historical event surrounding the storming of the Bastille as described in Book II, Chapter 21 is largely accurate. “On a July evening in 1789 Lucie Darnay, now the mother of a six-year-old girl, sits and worries over the future. Mr. Lorry... The Tale...
A Tale of Two Cities
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...Tale of Two Cities" By Charles Dickens _______________ Published in 1859, A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens’ masterpieces, in which he approaches the French revolution as a historical subject, but with some ambivalence. This novel is best seen as a social protest, exposing the oppression of the poor classes and the justifiable unrest that led to the start of the French Revolution. While Dickens believes that the revolution had a valid cause, he was deeply concerned about the evil of the revolutionaries themselves. As such, Dickens develops great sympathy with the plight of the French poor class and peasantry, emphasizing their need for liberation. Consequently... ?Theme of Violence in "A...
The Handmaid's Tale
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...Tale Introduction Despite the fact that English language has gone through an evolution process from the era of colonialism, its roots in society dominated by males has not changed. Margaret Atwood exemplifies this in the Handmaids Tale that language facilitates power. The ruling race, class or gender takes advantage to monopolize language through censorship of literature and control of discourses to fortify their leadership position. Atwood makes use of word choices and sentence structure in her book “The Handmaid’s Tale” to expose the shocking structure of Gileadean society, which was built upon foundation of gender inequality founded... How Margaret Atwood plays with language in The Handmaids Tale...
The Tell-Tale Heart Consciousness
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...Tale Heart The short story The Tell-Tale Heart was written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1843. It belongs to the genre of gothic fiction. The storyis narrated by an unnamed narrator who claims that he is not insane although he has murdered an old man with a “vulture eye”. The story does not clearly mention about the identity of the narrator nor does it clarify the relationship between the murderer and the victim. The story culminates with confession when the narrator’s believes on hearing the continuous sound of heartbeat of the old man under the floorboards where the body has been hidden. Title analysis The title indicates the sounds of heartbeats of the old man or the narrator. It seems... the...
Fairy Tale Adaption Films Essay
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...TALE ADAPTION FILMS ESSAY s) Fairy Tale Adaption Films Essay Section One The Context of Character Transformation Character transformation has effectively been used throughout Lotte Reinigers animated feature film “the adventures of Prince Ahmed” to enhance the dynamics of the story. Although all the characters are presented as unshaded, solid black silhouettes, the tactile nature of the medium used allows the characters to transform and change into any other black object or even exaggerate physicality for more emotional effect. Generally, the transformations and morphing into something else often takes place without much taxation for the viewers. The use of character transformations... that...
A Tale of Two Stories
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...Tale of Two Stories Part I: When I was in high school, I was part of a group project that needed to collect the signatures of a few teachers. The other members of my group decided that it would take too long to go around and get every teacher to sign, so we should just forge the signatures. I did not like this idea at all because I knew that it would get us into serious trouble if it was ever found out. I spoke up and told everyone else that I would go and get the signatures because this did not sit right with me. Surprisingly my group was okay with this and so they allowed me to collect all the required signatures. What motivated me to speak up was that it wasnt really much difficulty... Exercise: A...
Research proposal on how maternal incarceration affects children's academic performance in the Bronx
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...Bronx of New York... Jailed Mothers and their Children in School Preface Mothers are the foremost caretakers of children. There is undeniably a natural cohesion in the bond between the mama and the offspring. Everyone gets first lessons in life from the mother who teaches the baby how to talk and to walk. Many great things come from mothers. The milk that flows from her breasts, the tender touch, the loving words, the sweet kisses before each sleep are among the nicest things that mothers give. As anyone's first teacher, no mother will allow her child to grow dumb or nincompoop. She will always see to it that he young beloved is raised in an atmosphere conducive to learning in preparation for endeavors....
Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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...Tale In her book A Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood presents the fictional story of a woman trapped in a post-modern world of strict social structure. This society has been based upon a very religious ideology and patriarchal worldview. The main character is Offred, who has been assigned the social and vocational role of a Handmaid. This is a woman who, because of her background as a fertile woman (she had a daughter) previously married to a divorcee (making her marriage null and void in this society and herself a close-cousin to a prostitute because she had broken her original vows), has been reassigned in the new world order to provide an elite couple with a child. Each month, when... ?Handmaid's Tale...
The Tale of Genji: Questions and Answers
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...Tale of Genji: Questions and Answers The Tale of Genji is a novel that was written by the world famous author Murasaki Shikibu and has greatly influenced some of the world’s best pieces of culture, literature and art in the East and West Canons. In the animated version of The Tale of Genji, only coverage of the first twelve chapters has been portrayed. (1654) Thus, the film version has left out scenes and plots from chapter 13 to 54. However, in addition to this, the film also has a few extra scenes that are not in accordance with the Japanese text, in order to make the viewer understand the gravity of the psychology that the characters go through. The opening... ?(Please write here) 8 February The Tale...
Book analysis of The Tale of Genji
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...Tale of Genji” Summary The tale concentrates around the life Hikaru Genji who is the son of the Japanese emperor, Kiritsubo. At some point people refer to him as “shining Genji” because of his political affiliation. His mother, Lady Kiritsubo, concubine to Emperor Kiritsubo dies when he is at the age of three. The tale goes to note that the concubine was important in the life of emperor as he continued remembering her. However, Emperor Kiritsubo goes on to marry a woman (Lady Fujitsubo) on the account that she had characters similar to the already deceased Lady Kiritsubo. This bondage, between the emperor and Lady Fujitsubo, indicates the beginning of the intertwining love... ? Book analysis of “The Tale ...
Canterbury Tale (The Wife of Bath)
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...Tale” will be presented in order to revise and reflect a historical period of the Middle Ages due to the mission of finding facts about woman’s rights, feminist and anti-feminist positions and produce ideas as well as comprehension of the social and economic environment of that time. “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” by G. Chaucer is a brilliant story which greatly shows and envisions a woman’s position in the world and especially in controversial times of the Middle Ages. Medieval social... The analysis of Geoffrey Chaucers’s “The Wife of Baths” in the context of social, historical and religious environment In the following essay the analysis and the commentary on Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Wife of Bath’s...
The Merchant's Tale" from Canterbury Tales.
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...Tales A merchant’s Tale The merchant’s tale is one that tells of treachery. The story of an old man who takes a young wife unthinking of anything but his own pleasure in her young body. The story is based on the age old saying “There is no fool like an old fool”. The old man who was a knight, despite the well meaning advice of his friends takes a wife in his old age certain that it will prove to be a happy one. He is convinced that a wife is God’s gift and will last longer than any other gift of fortune. Even the gods laugh at the naivete of the old man who expects that his young wife will be satisfied and happy with him. His wife May, young and tender perhaps... ? Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales A ...
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