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My Antonia
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Shimerda, Antonia’s mother and Emmaline Burden, Jim’s grandmother are two of the most important characters of the play The Antonia. The two are neighbors and Mrs. Shimerda often seeks help from Emmaline Burden in domestic matters. Mrs. Shimerda is new in America and has… There is a great deal of difference between the ways the two of them behave. Mrs. Shimerda…
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Analysis Of My Antonia
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The writer of the essay "Analysis Of My Antonia" investigates the adventures of main character Jim and try to analyze the relationship he shares with some of the people he closely associates with, thereby trying to analyze both sides of his personality.… But as the story progresses and he comes to understand the reality of the situation, he shows his…
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Literary Analysis: My Antonia
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In Willa Cather’s “My Antonia”, the environment or nature not only contributes to the buildup of the setting of the novel, but also it assumes a dominant role in shaping the theme as well as developing the central characters of the novel. In the novel, this influential… In other words, Nature or environment appears to be both the reflector and the reflected of…
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My Antonia by Willa Cather
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'My Antonia' was written by Willa Cather; and almost possesses an autobiographical element to it, because the author was born and brought in the settings she uses in the novel. The novel is about a Bohemian family that moves to Nebraska. The journey that life takes them through, is related in a memoir by Jim Burden, who befriended the family when he was just ten years old; and continues to stay in touch with them even after becoming a successful lawyer in New York City. …
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Critical passage about Willa Cather's My Antonia
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This is seen when Jim gets annoyed by the fact that Ántonia had alerted him about the snake in her native Bohemian instead of doing in English. Most… t the writer does use words to depict Ántonia’s admiration toward Jim after Jim uses the spade that he was carrying to kill the snake that Ántonia had warned him about.Through this chapter there are some…
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Film review the film is My Antonia
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My Antonia : Film Review My Antonia, a film produced by Victoria Riskin and David Rintels, was released in 1995. It stars Neil Patrick Harris in the lead role. The cinematography and music are handled by Robert Primes and Lori Slomka respectively. Based on a classic literary novel of the same name by Willa Cather, the screenplay is adapted by Victoria Riskin.…
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WOMEN AND GENDER ROLE IN MY ANTONIA BY WILLA CATHER
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Willa Cather in her novel my Antonia makes a firm stance regarding the ‘Modern Woman’ by using their powerful natures and their boldfaced sexuality of the female characters in the novel. This novel was written a year before women were allowed to vote in the United States.… Written in 1918 this novel can be very relatable in the present century as compared to…
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Nature's Influence on the Central characters of My Antonia
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Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Nature’s Influence on the Central Characters of “My Antoia” Willa Cather’s novel, “My Antonia”, deals with the narrator Jim Burden’s attempt to revive his past in the prairie of Nebraska. In the novel, which he gives to Mr.… His narration interchangeably revolves around these two, while digging up the highly nostalgic stories of the…
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Literary Development of the Possibility of Feminist Power
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This essay "Literary Development of the Possibility of Feminist Power" compares three works that deal with the development of power by women: Daisy Miller (James), The Awakening (Chopin) and My Antonia (Cather); one can almost track the development of the feminist literature of this era.… Like her protagonist, Kate Chopin is criticized as being too literal for…
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Short Essay-Close Reading
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It has five books divided into several chapters. In the third chapter in book three, Jim talks about how he spent his time during the spring season. Jim attended quite… The next chapter indicates that Jim, apart from going out with Lena to theatre, also meets her at her shop, visits her apartment and spends a considerable amount of time, since the time he met…
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Family on Film
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FAMILY The movies “Ordinary People” and “Antonia’s Line” both show mothers who break the bonds of tradition and cultural expectations of mothering. However, the main maternal characters of each movie respectively, Beth and Antonia, break these bonds in negative and positive ways.… In both of these movies, the directors show these mothers in different terms of…
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Nature's Influence on the Central Characters of My Antoia
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Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Nature’s Influence on the Central Characters of “My Antoia” In Willa Cather’s “My Antonia”, the environment or nature not only contributes to the buildup of the setting of the novel, but also it assumes a dominant role in shaping the theme as well as developing the central characters of the novel.… In other words, Nature or…
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Film or Play Review
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As a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Paul Mazursky has reinvented Prospero as a renowned architect in New York facing a mid-life crisis. While he is struggling with his successful yet unfulfilling career, his wife Antonia (alluding to Prospero’s brother… In order to avoid Antonia and Alonzo, he proceeds to create his own kingdom in a remote…
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CHANGING CLOTHES IN CHINA
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The modernization of the society already liberates a lot of matters in the human communities today. In China, this revolution of culture has caused so much change in the process by which the people there utilized clothes and styles to define themselves as parts of the modern Chinese society.… Considerably, the understanding of the different clothes of the said…
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Employment Law in Ireland
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She is pregnant and apparently is being exposed to chemicals at Pisces that might be harmful to her baby. The first relevant law the must be examined is the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Under this law, the employer is… What this means to Pisces is that Pisces is obligated to ensure Antonias safety, health and welfare. It also means that it has…
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Fear
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Name Date Course Section/# Fears According to the piece by Phil Barker, the main determinant for fear within the individual is threat to existing structure, tradition, or the status quo. As a function of this fear, the individual is oftentimes coaxed into a form of action and response that they might otherwise engage in if they did not feel threatened that some core identity was being threatened.…
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About fear
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Phil Baker describes fear as an unpleasant strong emotion occurring as a result of an awareness or anticipation of danger. Fear is a natural feeling that helps people in recognizing and responding to dangerous threats and situations… Dr. Ivan Kos presents a number of diverse stages of fear. The first is real fear that is based on life experiences and states.…
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Religions in American
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Religion forms an essential part of one’s life since childhood. Therefore, this dictates later the kind of person one will be based on the facts he or she has learned and grew up with from childhood.… For instance, bodily illnesses that characterize Wilson’s mother health, which almost prove to her young daughter otherwise contrary to what she has grew up…
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Cultural Event Report
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Its morning 22nd February 2013 it’s a drive past the Pepsi centre heading south on chopper cir towards 11th street ,taking the first left and turned left onto Auraria pkwy onto the Market street turning right onto the 14th street . My journey leads me to 13th street. It’s… Buell theatre was full of all sorts of personality where in attendance including Senator…
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Conflicts on Film: Breaking Away and Antonias Line
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The role of conflict in film is to examine a certain character's reaction to an adverse situation and how he or she comes up a resolution to work it out. This is a critical part in weaving the film's story, in general. Conflicts are sometimes placed in the climax where every question is revealed an answer.… While there are many approaches, no single way has…
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History, Point of View, Interpretation
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History is the written and oral account of everything that has happened to man including the changes which has affected his social and political circumstances. The American Historical Association wrote that the study of history “is essential to individuals and to society, and… 1 History is normally viewed as just a written narrative of past events. Allan…
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Papper 2
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The spill prevented individuals from using a large portion of the Gulf for recreation as a resource, and destroyed many beaches and wetlands. Consequently, as a result of the spill, eleven people… The explosion at Deepwater Horizon can be traced back to several key missteps by all the companies involved. Their actions, purposefully or not, changed the lives of…
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Play review
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The play focused on Portia and Bassanio as the main characters. Other characters that played a crucial role included Antonio and Shylock. The play presents a beautiful and very… Every man in the town wanted to ask her for a hand for marriage because of her success and beauty. Similarly, Portia’s father loved her and as though he foresaw the challenges that…
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Gangs and gang behavior - week 8
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Law enforcement officials may at times confuse this gang with the Mexican Mafia gang from California and the Mexican Mafia also known as La eMe (Shelden, Tracy & Brown, 2013). The Texas-based… The Mexikanemi gang is highly organized, as evidence suggests that its members operate under a paramilitary structure (Shelden, Tracy & Brown, 2013). The gang’s…
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Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing
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In the case study presented, the principles of protection of safety of the patient are as follows: The first principle is that security safeguards should be effected to protect the patients' health, and this happens when transporting Antonia to hospital from the convenience store where he was in confusion.… -The second principle implies that, under some…
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