During the early 1700s, a traveler met a man in the Massachusetts forest. However, this was no mortal human, but the devil. “Young Goodman Brown” and “The Devil and Tom Walker,” two short stories, both start out this way. Washington Irving wrote the latter in 1824, which tells how Tom Walker profited by working for the devil. In 1835, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote “Young Goodman Brown,” which describes Goodman Brown’s encounter with the devil. Despite minor deviations between their themes, the two stories share ideas regarding the devil, specifically his appearance and connection with man’s depravity. overpowering minor deviations between their themes. [MAYBE DELETE THE LAST HALF OF THE THESIS, AND ADD SPECIFICITY TO THE FIRST HALF (WHICH IDEAS OF THE DEVIL ARE SIMILAR?)]]
W.E.B. DuBois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He died August 27, 1963 but not before he was known as a historian,professor writer, editor, sociologist and my favorite , the radicalist. Du Bois grew up in a single parent home
The two passages are during the time of the civil and tell the struggle of the civil war. These passages are similar in many ways, but are differ in many ways as well. The first passage is called” Wesley Harris: An Account of Escaping Slavery” while the second passage is called “ An Account from the Slave Trade: Love Story, Jeffrey and Dorcas.”
“The Devil and Tom Walker” describes the devil in the following way: “he was dressed in a rude half-indian garb, and had a red belt...yet He had a shock of coarse black hair...and bore an ax on his shoulder.” Washington Irving wrote “The Devil and Tom Walker” in 1824, which tells how Tom Walker became rich by working for the devil. Another short story, “Young Goodman Brown,” written by Nathaniel Hawthorne in1835, describes Goodman Brown’s woodland tramp with the Devil. The two stories share specific ideas regarding the devil, overpowering minor deviations between each other.
Sharon Mitchell Period: 7 Compare and Contrast Two most influential Black leaders Booker T. Washington (1856, 1915) and William Edward Burghardt Dubois (1868, 1963), were the two most influential black leaders in their time. They were the sole voices of the Negro race. They were like red and green apple. Much like apples they
In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Scout attends a school and meets Burris Ewell and Walter Cunningham, two very different people. Walter Cunningham is from a poor farming family, Burris Ewell is also from a poor family.
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B DuBois are two very powerful people who were very good at molding the social and political views of African Americans through their writings in the twentieth century. Washington clashed with other black leaders such as W.E.B DuBois. W.E.B DuBois said that “Washington’s views were born out of present reality.” Washington and DuBois had very similar goals but they both faced and handled the problems of African Americans in different ways. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B DuBois had one thing that they both wanted to do, and that was to accomplish getting education for all African Americans. They both had two very separate and different views on how to accomplish having African Americans educated. To get to this goal, the African American community was split into two because they would either support the views of Booker T. Washington which were that he believed in industrial and agricultural labor, or they supported the views of W.E.B DuBois which was a strategy to be put through higher education to then have first-class citizenship for the African-American race.
Throughout time there has been people who for some reason or another cannot get along, Thomas Morton and William Bradford are no different. Thomas Morton’s and William Bradford’s had a contentious relationship fueled their narratives New English Cannon and Of Plymouth Plantation. Both Morton and Bradford attempt to soil the other’s name by writing about their contradictory experiences with each other. But who comes out of this situation the true hero, Morton or Bradford? William Bradford’s emotional outbursts and irrational thinking regarding Thomas Morton overshadows any good he has done in Plymouth, making William Bradford the anti- colonial hero.
Compare/Contrast Essay Teddy Bridgewater vs. Aaron Rodgers Have you ever wondered what is the same and different between Teddy Bridgewater and Aaron Rodgers? Teddy Bridgewater is on the MN Vikings whereas Aaron Rodgers is on the Green Bay Packers. They both play in the NFL and are both quarterbacks. Some people like Aaron Rodgers more than Teddy Bridgewater. And some people like Teddy Bridgewater more.
In the United States, in the 19th century, years before and years to come, there was great debate between pro-slavery advocates and abolitionists. Both groups had strong views of one another, and fought hard for what they believed. During this time, the nation had been separated, there was the North and there was the South. States located in the North were considered to be free-slave states and consisted of many abolitionists. Two popular abolitionists include David Walker and Fredrick Douglas. States located in the South were considered to be slave states and consisted of many pro-slavery advocates. Three popular advocates include James Henry Hammond, Samuel Cartwright, and George Fitzhugh.
Douglass developed rhetorical devices such as repetition, antithesis and alluring strategies. He was using an impressive preaching style, as well as rhythms and imagery of biblical texts. In addition, Douglass's genre resembles a classic male myth, a story which follows a youth's development from childhood into manhood. Jacobs, on the other hand, used a writing style which focused on a sentimental novel. This kind of style highlighted womanly chastity, home, family and marriage. This kind of genre was used to show an objection towards a code behavior commanding women staying innocent and humble. Both Douglass and Jacobs used these genres in their narratives to stress issues such as, fighting for what you believe in and addressing critical questions
Respect, integrity, responsibility, and honesty are the things I've learned to need to be successful at both of my military schools. While Fork Union and Carson Long have a lot in common, they are very diverse in a multitude of ways. From being alike in having parades, the campuses and education are very different.
Boo Radley and Tom Robinson a very similar to each other, even though 1 is black and the other is white. Lee compares these two characters and proves that justice and compassion can overcome color and prejudice. The title of the book is a metaphor for both characters, they are both mockingbirds, but one mockingbird is shot and the other one is forced to kill. Boo and Tom are both handicapped and the author of this book hints around to make it seem that he is physically unhealthy. The author also makes a statement that the reader can assume that he is also mentally disabled when they read it. No character in the book, nor the author says anything about his disability. The reader can now wonder if Boo’s family protects his handicap or makes it
T.I. and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow are two people from different generation, but they have the same point of view on life, saying that everyone should live their life to the fullest. The main similarities and differences between these two people and their poem/song is that they both convey the same
Washington Irving Washington Irving was considered to be the first professional man of letters and was influential in the development of short stories. He was the first author to sell his stories abroad other than America. Washington Irving was born and raised in New York City on April 3, 1783, and he was the youngest of eleven children. Washington Irving was the first American to make a living as an author during his career in the early 1800’s. His short stories left a lasting and of most influential work. Irving’s short stories and poems were one of the first folk stories wrote and are still read about today.