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  • The Jeweler 's Daughters '

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    The Jeweler’s Daughters “Why won’t he just die?” Debora Clayton said when The Rev. Charles Spears, Rector of the Downtown Church of Our Savior had finished saying The Litany at the Time of Death. Karl Frielingheisen, her father, was curled up in the hospital bed, staring through the side rails with dull gray eyes. Two weeks after an unsuccessful heart valve operation, he had drained his family and himself with his dying. The priest took her arm and led her into the corridor. “He can still hear

  • My Papa 's Waltz And For My Daughter

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    Throughout the second half of this semester, we have read poems that all had some type of comparison. It may not have been an obvious comparison, but most of these poems had at least one. In the poems, “My Papa’s Waltz” and “For My Daughter,” both describe a beloved family member. They both put in clear detail of the positive and negative things about said family member. These poems both describe someone misunderstanding or mistreating another. It is amazing how each of these poems can describe or

  • Traditional and Nontraditional Mothers' Communication with Theri Daughters and Sons

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    The purpose of the study “Traditional and Nontraditional Mothers' Communication with Their Daughters and Sons” was to determine if in fact there is a difference between the way a mother communicates with her son and with her daughter. There are two hypotheses: 1) that using different linguistic qualities can be characterized by who the mother is speaking to, be it son or daughter. 2) that mothers with nontraditional views on the roles of males and females will relate to their children in a less “sex-role

  • Rappaccini's Daughter Essay: Finding the Heart in Rappaccini's Daughter

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    Finding the Heart in Rappaccini's Daughter      In Hawthorne's short story, "Rappaccini's Daughter", Rappaccini is ostensibly a cold, calculating scientist. A pure scientist who would willingly give his daughter, himself, or whatever else most precious to him "for the sake of adding so much as a grain of mustard seed to the great heap of his accumulated knowledge" (1641). This leads most to believe that Rappaccini lacks any emotion and concern for his "scientific subjects" and their desires

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' I A Sad Daughter ' By Michael Ondaatje

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    Michael Ondaatje uses a unique approach on how a father can communicate affectionately to his teenage daughter through the use of dramatic monologue. A dramatic monologue, otherwise known as a persona poem, is a monologue in which the character is talking to an unidentifiable listener at a dramatic moment in the speaker’s life. One of Canada’s greatly renowned authors, Ondaatje, is a native of Sri Lanka, but became a Canadian citizen as a young adult. He is well-known for his novel, “An English Patient”

  • Powerful Woman in Pearl Buck's The Three Daughters of Madame Liang

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    Powerful Woman in Pearl Buck's The Three Daughters of Madame Liang Love, loss, and tragedy are the three main aspects of any excellent novel. Pearl Buck has written a novel that has all of these aspects, which is The Three Daughters of Madame Liang (1969). This story is about a family in a Chinese town called Shangai. The novel revolves around the mother of the family, Madame Liang, who is an elderly woman with three very skilled daughters. The story is about the challenges of Eastern China

  • Rappaccini's Daughter Analysis

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    “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a short story about how beauty is within and not just physical. When Hawthorne was four years old his father was in an accident and died on the scene, leaving his mother to raise him and his siblings alone. Thus, leading him to have respect for all women, and it is reflected in the story. For instance, the main character Beatrice is this aesthetic, sweet, and a naïve woman and Giovanni is just focused more on her beauty rather than anything

  • Analysis Of I A Sad Daughter By Michael Ondaatje : A Father 's Confession

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    “To A Sad Daughter” by Michael Ondaatje: A Father’s Confession Michael Ondaatje uses a unique approach on how a father can communicate affectionately to his teenage daughter through the use of dramatic monologue. A dramatic monologue, otherwise known as a persona poem, is a monologue in which the character is talking to an unidentifiable listener at a dramatic moment in the speaker’s life. One of Canada’s greatly renowned authors, Ondaatje, is a native of Sri Lanka, but became a Canadian citizen

  • `` The Birthmark `` And `` Rappaccini 's Daughter ``

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    and fascinate to read. They are full of science fiction and tail of fantasies. The female characters have to face many challenges in their lives due to their natures. The human morals and man ambition are clear in "The Birthmark" and "Rappaccini 's Daughter" on which the two stories are similar in away. The two stories appear to be similar because innocence characters have to suffer. The hiding meanings are deep within each character and in each story. The two stories maybe different; however, the moral

  • Rappaccini’s Daughter Essay: The Irony

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    “Rappaccini’s Daughter” – the Irony                 In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s tale, “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” the reader finds numerous ironies, many of which are explained in this essay.   Morse Peckham in “The Development of Hawthorne’s Romanticism” gives an explanation of how Hawthorne uses historicism in his early short stories [“Rappaccini’s Daughter” was in Twice-Told Tales in 1836] for an ironic effect:   The Romantic historicist used the past for a double, interconnected

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