The symbolism of Amy Lowell's poem "patterns"
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...Amy Lowell's: "Patterns" "Patterns", a poignant by Amy Lowell's is an emotional monologue, colored in the sophisticated imagination of affection. It is all about the dilemma one has to face and move along with uneven circumstances. These circumstances Lowell refer to as "Patterns". As far as I have understood "patterns" refer to the way of living with the harmonization of mind and soul. Patterns actually represent all those circumstances to which we are adhering to survive. "Symbols" represents different characters which Lowell's wants us to realize as each symbol has its own pace in this world of pattern. Lowell's "Patterns" is an account... Farzeela Faisal Standard Academia Research Nov-18-2005 Amy...
The goal of an artist is to express his vision regardless of the publics reaction.
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...Amy Lowell rightly observes that art is the desire of a man to express himself, the reflection of his personality to the world he lives in. In addition, Henri Matisse observed that ‘Every artist dips his brush in his... ? (Assignment) The Goal of Artist is to Express His Vision The history of art is the history of controversy. Everyone is well acquainted with the still ongoing controversy and secret surrounding the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Michael Angelo, and Pablo Picasso. In other words, all famous artists of classic antiquity were surrounded by some controversy. Coming to the more recent times, there is Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary” and “Piss Chris” by Andres Serrano. Thus, the dispute still...
E.E Cummings and His Influences to Writing Poetry
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...Amy Lowell by referring to her as abnormal (Bay-Cheng and Cole, 160). Some of Dante’s influences are reflected... E.E Cummings and His Influences to Writing Poetry Introduction Edward Estlin Cummings was born into an American family in Massachusetts in October 1894 and later died in 1962 (Dendinger, 89). Cummings is one of the recognised poets of his time for the resourcefulness he employed in poetry. However, his writings were so controversial that they elicited both praise and criticism. He broke the boundaries and rules that were set aside for use in poetry and was not keen to follow grammar and capitalisation rules. It is no coincidence that his names were written in lowercase. Cummings was a...
Edward Estlin Cummings
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...Amy Lowel, the well-liked imagist poet whom he so admired was “abnormal”. These chastised Cummings in the newspapers. He turned to poetry as he was ostracized because of his intellect. On September 21, 1917, he and his friend William Slater Brown got arrested as they were suspected of espionage. They both expressed anti-war views openly, and Cummings specifically talked of his lack of hatred towards the Germans. They were detained in a military detention camp where they languished for three and half years. He... Poet Research Paper Introduction Edward Estlin Cumming is one of the most popular and also widely anthologized poets of the twentieth century due to his controversial and innovative verses. His...
Research paper on Robert Frost(Bio/Work)
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...Amy Lowell, saying "the closest I ever came in friendship to anyone in England or anywhere else in the world I think was with Edward Thomas" (Letters 220). Frost's protean ability to assume dramatic masks never elsewhere included such a friend as Thomas, whom he loved and admired, tellingly, more than "anyone in England... Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874. He moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and later at Harvard, but never earned a formal degree. Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a...
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...Amy Tan describes how her mum had prepared her favorite meal during Christmas. The description is ironic since several years back; she was embarrassed by all the Chinese food her mum had prepared during Christmas dinner thinking it was better to prepare traditional American food. OTHER METHODS Paragraph 3 is a passage of pure description. Why does Tan linger over the food? What is the effect of this paragraph? Tan believed her traditional Chinese food was ugly and shouldn’t be given to guests. The description is funny and makes the reader laugh trying to picture the whole scenario of Tan’s mum preparing the food. Works Cited Tan, Amy. Fish Cheeks. New York: News Corporation. 1987. Print.... How does Tan ...
Amy Winehouse
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...Amy Winehouse Synopsis and early career Amy Winehouse born in London, England, on 14 September 1983 and passed away o 23 July 2011 was a singer and songwriter. She was born to a cab driver, Mitch Winehouse, and a Pharmacist, Janis her mother. She grew up surrounded by jazz musicians including most of her uncles from the mothers side and Ronnie Scott, British jazz legend who had a relationship with her grandmother. At the age of ten, she got interested in the Salt-n-Pepa including other American acts of hip-hop and R&B and formed an amateur rap group, Sweet and Sour. At the age of twelve, she joined the Sylvia Young Theatre School and earned her first guitar a year later. She was later... Insert Amy...
Amy chua
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...Amy Chua Amy Chua is an American of Asian descent because her parents were Asian immigrants into the United s (US). Chua has written what has been cited as very controversial book, but she regards it as a memoir, which was not meant to elicit the reactions it did across the globe. The book focuses on her parenting experiences, which she describes in vivid detail much to the chagrin of most readers. The book provides a stark contrast between the parenting methods between Western parenting and Eastern parenting styles. The book Battles Hymn of the Tiger Mother is a book that has been attributed to several op-ed articles in renowned publications like the...
Amy Rothman Case Study
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...Amys? Nathans? Other students who don’t get the option to attend community college?  I believe that no rights are being infringed in this case. Nathan has been provided with the proper public education as mandated by law. If the CSE concedes to Mrs. Worth’s request just to avoid litigation, then they will be infringing upon the rights of the rest of the students who do not get as much attention... and expense from the same school. 3. How would you apply the concept of Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) when you decide what to do in this case? What is Nathan’s LRE? Nathan has been functioning well in his regular classes. Therefore, insofar as classroom lessons are concerned, he has...
Amy Tan's "Two Kinds"
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...Amy Tan's "Two Kinds". "My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America" (Tan, 2006, p. 1). Mother's belief in the American dream allowed her to risk... It has been said that life often imitates art. It is possible to see the influence our favorite actors and characters in all facets of our lives. Haircuts, clothing, and patterns of speech are just a few of the examples of life imitating art. Some people would argue that the exact opposite is true - art imitates life. Authors often use settings that are remarkably similar to places visited and create characters that are based on people they know. Such is the case when my acquaintance's husband, David, is compared with Mother in...
Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell
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...Lowell states “for fall,/his fishnets filled…”(Lowell). The repetition of the “f” and the “f” sound in this group of words would be considered alliteration. Another example of alliteration occurs in the fifth stanza with the group of words “love-cars. Lights turned... and Number “Skunk Hour” 11. Map out the rhyme scheme for the first three stanzas of “Skunk Hour.” The first three stanzas appear to have what is known as an internal, but somewhat irregular rhyme scheme. An internal rhyme pattern means that the rhyme occurs within the same line of a verse. The lines within the first three stanzas vary in length and fluidity. Nautilus Islands hermit A heiress still lives through winter in her Spartan cottag...
"Skunk Hour" By Robert Lowell Poem explication
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...Lowell Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell is a very simple poem yet the poet has incorporated layers of meanings in his mundane observations about life and his society, and the actions of the skunk. Lowell in his poem presents the readers with the deteriorating condition of his society where materialism is at its peak and every individual is a participant in the marathon of moneymaking and success. In his own unique style, the poet has utilized figurative language and various themes and symbols as a tool, which highlights his art of depiction and mastery of language. The poem comprises of eight sestets with an irregular yet an internal rhyming scheme... English 31 March Analysis of Skunk Hour by Robert...
Amy tan's; Two Kinds
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...Amy Tan. It deals with the most complex relationships between a mother and a daughter, perhaps, between all mothers and daughters. The desire of a mother to see her daughter growing up to become some kind of a prodigy is a theme of universal interest. The place may vary, the social conditions may vary, and even the culture may be different. But, the basic maternal love and desire cannot be different. If a mother is not intelligent enough to study and understand the different kinds of pressures under which she brings up her child, the relationships with her daughter may become strenuous. This is what one learns from Amy’s wonderful story. Therefore... Two Kinds “Two Kinds” is a beautiful story written by...
Analysis of "Skunk Hour" by Robert Lowell.
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...Lowell Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell is a very simple poem yet the poet has incorporated layers of meanings in his mundane observations about life and his society, and the actions of the skunk. Lowell in his poem presents the readers with the deteriorating condition of his society where materialism is at its peak and every individual is a participant in the marathon of moneymaking and success. In his own unique style, the poet has utilized figurative language and various themes and symbols as a tool, which highlights his art of depiction and mastery of language. The poem comprises of eight sestets with an irregular yet an internal rhyming scheme... English 31 March Analysis of Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell...
Amy Cuddy, TedTalk
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...Amy has researched on this issue extensively and has come up with an amazing maxim; fake it till you make it! Her study is based mostly on body language expressions of dominance and power. Amy narrates her experiences with MBA students, who really exhibit full range of body language. Some of the students come, get right in the middle of the classroom like they are occupying space. As they sit down, they are spread out, raising their hands. The other lot is virtually collapsing as they come in, its written all over... Body language Social scientists have spent a plenty deal of time studying what effects our body language and other individuals’ body language has on judgments. Thus we make quick inferences ...
Scar by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Amy Tan, in her story d “Scar”, talks about a young girl d An-mei. The describesAn-mei as a little Chinese girl that has never had the opportunity to know her mother and identify with her at a personal level. Tan’s narrative is set in China during the early part of the nineteenth century. It becomes apparent that the Chinese had a very high value for honor during this era and if anyone dishonored their family, they were deemed to be ghosts. The author emphasizes this when she states “In those days a ghost was anything we were forbidden to talk about” (Tan 291).This is clearly illustrated in the case of An-mei’s mother, who is disowned by her family for running off... that is depicted...
Mother by amy tan
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...Amy Tan en d Mother Tongue is typical of many households where improper English are used either as a mode of communication, endearment or intimacy. In the case of Amy Tan’s mother, her case might be that of a broken or fractured English which many people does not seem to fully understand. This has various repercussion from not getting a good service from her stockbroker to not being taken seriously or ignored by many people. Improper English however is not only limited to fractured or broken English but could also take in other forms such as the use of colloquial words or even made up words. The use of English however must be put in context just... Teacher Mother Tongue The gist of the essay of Amy...
Amy Cuddy, TedTalk
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...Amy Cuddy’s research on a similar topic and provide an in depth analysis of my own nonverbal by use of my own insight, the feedback from friends, and analyzing my videotapes. Abstract “Fake it until you make... The Effect of Body Language on Oneself Purpose of the study Communication is an integral part of life given that we communicate daily. In all our undertakings, we always communicate and how effectively we do so matters a lot because at the end of the day it will affect the outcome of whatever we wanted to achieve. This study will examine the aspect of non-verbal communication; specifically the body language and if it has any effect on how we view ourselves. Methodology It will explore Amy Cudd...
"Mother Tongue" by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan I have chosen to use for the first part of my comparison essay, the article Mother Tongue by Amy Tan. The reason I chose this is quite simple. I can identify with her struggles to learn the socially acceptable form of English speaking while having to deal with “bastardized” English speaking at home. The combination of which would cause any normal child's head to explode as it tried to sort out the mess of an English language that swarmed inside her brain. In the end, Ms. Tan managed to sort herself out and find her true calling as one of the few best selling Asian American novelists. That part of her journey is what she speaks about in this article and it is also what drew... ?Mother Tongue by...
Amy Winehouse Tragic event
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...Amy Winehouse Tragic event Introduction 2. The Addiction a. Illegal Drugs such as ecstasy, marijuana and heroin b. Legal drugs including antidepressants like Valium c. Alcohol 3. The Addiction’s Impact on Everyday Life a. Professional Life (Cancelled tours in U.S and Europe, lack of new albums, ) b. Family Life (Distance with parents and boyfriend/husband) c. Her Celebrity (Worried fans, hit to reputation, problems managing her career) 4. The Marijuana Use a. Abuse (Found in possession of the drug in Norway and was fined heavily) b. Moderately addictive drug that can lead to mental disorders over prolonged use, with effects on a person’s memory and intelligence....
Fashion of Amy Winehouse
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...Amy Winehouse’s unique sense of fashion. She created her own style, which was eventually recognized and made a trend in the world of fashion. Ephasizing mostly her upper bosom and torso, Winehouse acquired such a unique style that undoubtedly suits her looks with tight-fitting mini-dresses. From strapless mini-dresses to short shorts, she does not have any particular and distinct color in her array of outfits. Apparently not a fan of various prints, her clothes are mainly plains that exude loudness and fearlessness in character. With or without somebody by her side, Winehouse has her own signature pose for photographers that was recognized to be hers alone. Posing... There are many ways to describe Amy ...
Discussions: angelou and AMy tan
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...Amy Tan’s Struggles Introduction Life is full of struggles. The paper delves on the Amy’s Asian heritage. The paper focuses on Amy’s mother not being able to adjust to the strangely unfamiliar American environment. Amy’s mother-based struggles added strength to her... December 12, Angelou’s Heritage Introduction Racial discrimination affects African Americans. The paper delves on the life of an African American resident. Her non-white inheritance was tainted with racial discrimination. The paper shows the effect of Angelou’s ethic heritage on her literary masterpieces. Angelou’s Heritage The past heritage of Angelou rightfully influenced the story’s events. As an African American, she correctl...
Amy Kollar Anderson painting
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...Amy Kollar Anderson - Contained When I first saw this painting, I thought that the point of this work was to show a young girl who was restricted in her movements. The placement of the trees above the girl’s head shows this limitation quite clearly because it appears as though she is trapped. Also, the look on the girl’s face is one of fear and sadness at not being free to express her feelings. If the work was moved into a different setting, such as a lake or mountain top, then it would change the tone of the picture completely. Amy Kollar Anderson is trying to get the viewer to feel sympathy for the little girl, and this is only possible by placing her in...
Robert Lowell "For the Union Dead" (This is a poem)
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...Lowell’s “For the Union Dead” is a ic poem that pays tribute to the magnificence of the Civil war period. He delivered this poem at the Boston Arts festival in 1960. The poem starts in South Boston at an aquarium that has been closed for a long time. The readers, then travel back in time when the speaker used to visit the aquarium to gape at fish. The poem talks about Civil war era and the civil war memorial of Colonel Shaw. Robert Lowell reflects on the memorial of Colonel Shaw, a white Massachusetts Union soldier, and 54th Massachusetts by comparing them. He also ponders over the development and the state of American progress at that point in time. The setting... in the Civil war. They...
Primary Source on Female Workers of Lowell (1836)
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...Lowell This is a report that was written by an anonymous who explains about the typical weekof a Lowell mill’s girl. The author describes it is neither idyll nor terrible. This was the time when there were no cities in Lowell. Family farms occupied the Merck River in East Chelmsford. This was during the historical era when no development had talked place. At this time, discrimination was obvious; women were seen to have remarkably few capabilities away from home. Men were paid more than women despite the equal job they did, which was unskilled factory work (NWHM 1). However, women had some independence since they had the opportunity to work while the men stayed home and practiced... Female workers of...
Film Critique: Chasing Amy
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...Amy One of the biggest questions in the homosexual debate is identifying the ‘causes’ for homosexuality. Why does one child grow up ‘normal’ and another ‘become’ gay? Is this a biological or genetic aberration, a preference that cannot be helped or avoided, or is this a conscious decision, brought on by adverse environmental and psychological conditions occurring during childhood? This debate has raged in scientific circles as the gay gene is sought after, political circles as the legislation regarding couples’ rights is considered, religious circles as otherwise devout Christians struggle to find acceptance within a traditionally harshly critical crowd and social circles... Film Critique: Chasing Amy ...
Amy Grace Academy
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...Amy Grace Academy (AGA) is involved in providing tuitions to students studying in Grade 2 onwards. There are 200 students in this institution. Tuitions are provided for students residing in the locality during after school hours. There are five full time tutors in this institution. AGA needs to buy digital technologies for the benefit of these students. AGA is ten years old and there is requirement for funds to augment facilities for the students. There is particular need for funds for digital technologies and AGA is planning to approach some government department... Grant Literature Review GRANT LITERATURE REVIEW Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 294870 30 April 2009GRANT LITERATURE REVIEW Introduction Amy...
"Mother Tongue" by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan in her novel, ‘Mother Tongue’ asserts that English has many variations and she has used ‘all the Englishes’ that she has grown up with. The myriad ways the English language has been used by different people, especially immigrant population has been ingenious because it helps them to adjust within their new environment. The word, ‘Englishes’ may sound very odd because as a language, it is distinct in its grammar, connotations, meaning, phrases etc. But with increasing immigrant population, the non English speaking population has evolved new variants within its grammar and phrases so that they can communicate with more ease. Indeed, the acclimatization process of immigrant population... ?Answer Amy ...
Two Kinds by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Brief Summary The story of Two Kinds is part of the Joy Luck Club stories written by Amy Tan that speaks of the difficult and sometimes convoluted relationships between the Chinese mothers in the story, who lived through the early years of Republican era China, and their daughters who were born in the in the environment of the United States. In the story of Two Kinds, the focus is on the narrator and main character, Jing-mei, as she is being pushed by her mother to become a musical prodigy. The motivation behind the prodding of Jing-mei’s mother is to compete with bragging rights to their family friend, Lindo Jong, whose daughter Waverly is a publicized young... 7 July Analysis of Two Kinds by...
Amy Winehouse: Back to Black
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...Amy Winehouse Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Back to Black: A Deep Analysis 4 Conclusion 6 References 7 Introduction “Back to Black” is the second studio based album from the renowned English record artist, Amy Winehouse. This album, released on 27th October 2006, was the final album released during her life. The album was released by Island Records. The album reflects the soul music type of 1960s and successfully merges with the R&B production. The album contains songs that have subjective lyrics and most of the songs relates to the singer’s experience with sex and drugs and her myriad relationships (CD Universe, 2012). The album... Deep Analysis of the Album Back to Black by...
Amy Tan's "The joy Luck Club"
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...Amy Tan's "The joy Luck Club" The Joy Luck Club is a novel of four Chinese families, consisting of sixteen short stories. The monologues of four mothers, Chinese women who emigrated from China, after the Revolution of 1949, to America, and their four daughters, the first generation of American women, take us from the wealthy houses of pre-revolutionary China to modern San Francisco. Amy Tan tells the story about the relationship between women and their daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmothers, about life itself. However, there is also a place for the opposite sex in this life. But the readers are to understand the men, depicted in this novel, through the...
One Hundred Secret Sense - Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Kwan’s relationship to the past has a radical influence on her outlook of the world in general and her perception of identity in particular. It is because of her Chinese origin that Kwan is not quite familiar with the American customs. Her lack of competence in the English language can also be attributed to Kwan’s relationship to her past. It is not just Kwan, but also many people of Chinese origin in such English-speaking countries as the US who cannot speak English in the true American accent, or according to the exact lexical and grammatical standards of English. Chinese culture and English culture are so inherently different from each other that it often takes... One Hundred Secret Sense -...
"Two Kinds" by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan. Analogy to the story in question, the subject matter depicts that there is a providence that shapes human destiny and in spite of the rough strokes of life, the figure in the end assumes beauty and perfection. It’s a fitful genius with a constant ebb and flow. It purports to be identified with intellectual genius of the age. The story is on an unfavorable relationship of a mother and daughter. It is about a young girl who fights with her own mother who expects too much from her daughter. This is because Jing-mei wants to be herself. She was happy being herself, but, her mother expected more. The mother of Jing Mei knew... “Reflective essay on Two Kinds” “Two Kinds” is a short story written by...
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.
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...Amy Tan) An-mei is just not interested in following the dictates of her mother. . Earlier, mother has tried to conduct several experiments to unearth the genius in her daughter—she tries to mold her... English, Essay Topic: Scar Introduction The issues relate to the expectations of the elders about the future of their children and the attitude of the combustible younger generation about those expectations. This theme explodes to the fullest extent, when the country is America, the land of hopes and opportunities. The intensity of such expectations is more with the immigrants, because they arrive in America to achieve great heights, as compared to the limited or no opportunities in the country from which ...
Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Outline Introduction Hook: It seems to be difficult for children to understand that it is pleasant to be a bright individuality. Thesis: For children it is first of all difficult to determine the degree their behavior should remain individual to. Paragraph 1: It is typical for teenagers not to understand the worth of individuality. Paragraph 2: Amy was ready to forget her traditions. Conclusion: it is rather difficult for children to understand the worth of individuality. Introduction The issue of individuality has always been one of the most worth-discussing. In school and in the family children are usually taught to keep their individuality and not to try to behave... Fish Cheeks by Amy...
Two kinds by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Amy Tan’s story, ‘Two kinds,’ identifies a narrator who reports on her relationship with her mother. I, in this paper, explore the relationship between the two, as the major characters in the story, how their relationship develop, and how the relationship contributes to the general theme of the story. The story, as was written by Amy Tan, depicts an immigrant family in California, the United States. The story’s major characters are the narrator and her mother who have been in conflict due to their philosophical difference. The mother strongly believes that a person can achieve anything as long as interest is developed in an initiative. She struggles to mould her daughter... to the...
MOTHER TONGUE BY AMY TAN
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...AMY TAN Mother tongue, written by Amy Tan provides a of the forms of English languages adapted by different individuals during their migration to the United States of America and their adjustment to the American culture. The piece has a strong depiction of the Asian American struggles through the adaptation of the English language. From the essay, we learn about the initial encounters of Amy as a young girl. Her life was widely dependant of her knowledge in different languages that constituted of English. In the first part of the book, there is a clear explanation about her learning and use of the language. We get a clear picture about her school life from the second part along... MOTHER TONGUE BY AMY...
The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan 2008 Amy Tan was born on February 19, 1952 in Oakland, California of immigrant parents. Spending her early childhood in San Francisco Bay Area, Tan studied in Montreux, Switzerland and studied for her Masters Degree in Linguistics in San Jose University (luminarium.org). Hence, Tan has had a perfectly western upbringing and education yet she has not been able to shrug off her Chinese identity. Despite having written in all the leading American literary magazines, like The New Yorker, Harper's Bazaar and National Geographic and her novels been best-sellers and recipient of a number of awards including The National Book Award and the L.A. Times Book Award for her... "The Hundred Secret Senses" by...
Alien Relative by Amy Tann
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...Amy Tan tells the story of a family emigrating from China to America. The narrator details how she and Hulan had been friends in China and Hulan had helped her during her first marriage to a man she describes only as “bad” (Tan, 1993, p.617). To repay this debt, the narrator and her husband arrange for Hulan, her husband, and three children to come to America and send them the money for five plane tickets (Tan, 1993). However, Hulan and her husband encounter difficulties that force them to spend some of the money for the tickets and have to leave their middle child, “Feng-Yi Frank”, in Formosa, with Hulan promising her son “I will never forget you... ?Alien Relative The short story “Alien Relative” by...
Poetry Analysis: Sailing Home from Rapallo, by Robert Lowell
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...Lowell’s poem, “Sailing Home from Rapalio”, is centered on a particular event in his life, a touching event. The poet is accompanying his mother’s corpse from Italy to his home town in America, New England. The body is to be buried in the family burial ground. Though it is a physical journey for the poet, in the poem he seems to be on an emotional journey. The readers find themselves informed of various external facts, as he wanders through his imagination. The gripping emotional content of the poem gets an equally great structure and style, making the poem altogether a pleasant reading. A brief analysis of the quality and content of the poem is the focus of this paper... Sailing Home from Rapallo...
The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan The novel The Kitchen God’s Wife is written by Amy Tan, a renowned of family themes specifically the relationship between mother and children. Her interest in the said subject can be traced to the trials and problems that her family encountered during her childhood. When she was born on February 19, 1952, her parents had already overcome one of the most difficult trial which is the trouble brought about by her mother’s abusive first husband and the separation from her 3 daughter whom she left in China. Because of the heartaches she had learned, she had difficulty accepting her heritage and instead loved American culture because her parents refer to her as An-mei... The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy...
Amy Fisher: A Young Lover Gone Awry
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...Amy Fisher: A Young Lover Gone Awry Due Introduction There are many positive things that human beings have and continue to contribute to society, art, literature, innovation, charity, good will, and humanitarian compassion. However, human beings, also, contribute negative elements into society as well, hatred, violence, ignorance, self involvement, all of which, often, manifests in the form of serious criminal acts. Some people steal, deceive, and abuse, while others commit the ultimate crime of murder. Criminologists, sociologists, psychologists, and researchers of any number of disciplines have worked to explain why some people turn to crime, committing terrible acts,...
Two kinds by amy tan summary
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...Amy Tan Summary Two Kinds by Amy Tan is a short story based on Chinese and U.S social settings (Tan 194-201). Jing-mei narrates on her journey to become a child prodigy out of her mother’s relentless efforts and influence. The mother is adamant that there is an unnoticed talent that her daughter possesses. Her efforts to find the hidden talent do not seem to bear any fruit, although she finally comes to a conclusion that the prodigy characteristics of her daughter will be realized through piano lessons. However, this is not a smooth and well taken conclusion. Jing-mei is totally against her mother’s idea. The underlying benefits of these efforts are unclear but the show still goes... Two Kinds by Amy...
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan of The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Introduction Amy Tan’s “The Joy luck club” was published in 1989 by G.P. Putnam’s sons, as the author presents the stories of four Chinese immigrants, while their daughters are born in America. As one of the mothers formed a club in China, the name of the book is reflected by this club nomenclature. The mothers try to share their past experiences with their daughters who have grown up in a different culture. While Suyuan Woo formed this club in China during the period of Japanese invasion, she continued the same, even after migrating to America. Amy Tan wrote the Joy luck Club, as she hoped... ? Running Head: The Joy Luck Club by Amy...
Analyze of Two Kinds by Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan The story of Two Kinds, ed by Amy Tan, is told from the point of view of the narrator, Jing-Mei. The narratoris looking back on one childhood experience that sticks out in her mind. It is good that the author of the story chose to tell the story from the point of view of the little Chinese girl because the reader is able to understand just how she felt about her relationship with her mother. Quite surprisingly for a flashback story, the details are quite in-depth. Towards the end of the story, Jing-Mei is able to realize just how much her mother had sacrificed and gone through just to get to America so that Jing-Mei could have a long and prosperous life... . There are many characters...
Confessionalism or Memoir? The Poetry of Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, and Billy Collins.
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...Lowell, and Billy Collins bring a different style toward poems. The style could be considered uniquely American. The American backdrops of settings for these poets make the American landscape come alive. Billy Collins does stand out by making his poems come from a first person view point. These four poets will have one poem each analyzed below. Anne Sexton The poem by Anne Sexton chosen is “The Farmer’s Wife.” In “The Farmer’s Wife” a woman contemplates the routine of her life. Her husband feels fulfilled by working by day, then coming home to be intimate with his wife. The routine is fine for the husband, but the wife... Poets The four American poets Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Robert...
Amy Chua's thesis concerning ethnic conflict and free markets
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...Amy Chua has managed to find patterns which explainthese trends. Chua is of the opinion that all nations which achieved dominance underwent similar experiences, also these nations underwent similar experiences even when they faced drastic downfall. Therefore, based on these experiences, Chua has identified indicators which point towards the trajectory these state would take to reach a destination marked by these inherent trends. Though apparently, her hypothesis seems simple enough, yet a critical analysis indicates several complexities attached to the apparent trends indentifies by her. Her hypothesis argues that a state turns... s In an attempt to find patterns of rise and fall amongst nations, Amy...
Short article "prom promises" by amy L. best
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...Amy L. Best “Prom Promises - Rules and Ruling: Proms as Sites of Social Control” by Amy L Best is a celebrated article which deals with several issues of a prom promises program. In an objective, all-inclusive, and significant analysis of the prom promise lives of the adults and their attitude towards the imposed rules and regulations by their local authorities such as the schools to extract the model way of living without drinking, dancing, partying etc the article concludes that the program most often end up as forced acts good behavior which in effect fails to bring about any exact changes in the lives of the students. The article very well establishes... that “the relative local success...
Short article "prom promises" by amy L. best
2 pages (500 words) , Essay
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...Amy L. Best "Prom Promises - Rules and Ruling: Proms as Sites of Social Control" by Amy L Best is a celebrated article which deals with several issues of a prom promises program. In an objective, all-inclusive, and significant analysis of the prom promise lives of the adults and their attitude towards the imposed rules and regulations by their local authorities such as the schools to extract the model way of living without drinking, dancing, partying etc the article concludes that the program most often end up as forced acts good behavior which in effect fails to bring about any exact changes in the lives of the students. The article very well establishes... that "the relative local success...
Champions of the world by Maya Angelou and Amy Tan
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...Amy Tan Maya Angelou, the of Champions of the world and Amy and Tan the of Fish Cheeks, come from very different cultures. They both grew up as a minority group in the American culture. Tan and Angelou grew up during different times and in distinct cultures, yet they all faced problems of trying to fit into the American culture, as well as adapt to the new environment in which they found themselves. The two authors discuss the experience of being an outcast during the different periods and how cultural differences set them apart from other people. However, while Maya Angelou expresses the experience of alienation and outcast from a group point of view, Amy...  Champions of the world by Maya Angelou and...
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