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  • The Lotos-Eaters by Tennyson

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    genres; he implemented perhaps the most distinguished and versatile of all the written works in the English language. The first time I read "The Lotus-Eaters"1, I have to admit that I had a hearty dislike for

  • Essay On The Potato Eaters By Van Gogh

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    The Potato Eaters is a naturalistic oil painting by the reputable Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, in the collection of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The painting was completed in 1885 and as is widely considered as Van Gogh’s first masterpiece as the artist himself has regarded it as his most successful painting. A horizontal composition about 82cm x 114cm, the painting depicts a family of peasants, four woman and a man around a square table having potatoes for supper. Somber and earthly tones are

  • Symbolism In Michael Crichton's Eaters Of The Dead

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    In his novel, Eaters of the Dead, author Michael Crichton shows how the Volga Northmen were able to defeat their foes, the wendol, by using their intellect instead of their weapons. This is seen in four aspects. The theme of the novel is that physical courage is not enough to preserve your culture and lifestyle: intelligence and superior knowledge are absolutely essential. Conflict between the wendol and the Northmen shows which group has the intelligence to eliminate the other. Symbolism of wisdom

  • Pumpkin Eater Analysis

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    It is interesting to notice how Sandra Cisneros uses the image of pain in her dramatic monologue “Pumpkin Eater” to show how the narrator’s husband drastically pushed the narrator to an extent. She became sick of their relationship, growing numbness to the pain that he makes her face. Sandra Cisneros writes “Pumpkin Eater”, based on a nursery rhyme called “Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater’. The hidden meaning of the nursery rhyme is that there is a cheating wife, who is murdered by her husband, then hid

  • Meat Eaters And Non-Meat Eaters

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    There is controversy on the topic of meat eaters and non-meat eaters. As people(humankind), we are classified as vegetarian or none vegetarian. There are many people who are vegetarian and prefer to be that way since they are not meat eaters. Majority of the world’s population consumes meat. In fact, about eighty percent of the world’s population are meat eaters. The other twenty percent of the world’s population prefers to be vegetarians. Many people become vegetarian for numerous reasons. As far

  • The Lotus Eater

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    Mythic Structure in Somerset Maugham’s “The Lotus Eater” The word ‘myth’ is derived from the Greek word ‘mythos’, which means a traditional tale common to the member of a tribe, race or nation. It usually involves the supernatural elements to explain some natural phenomenon in boldly imaginative terms. Today myth has become one of the most prominent terms in contemporary literature analysis. It was Northrop Frye, one of the most influential myth critics (others including Robert Graves, Francis

  • Algae Eaters

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    In our effort at keeping algae away from our tanks, algae eaters can be great allies. Here is a short list of some saltwater algae eaters I know (more will be added later). If you know any other fish or invertebrates that should be added to this list or would like to add some information to this list, please use the comment box bellow. Thanks! Also, don’t forget to rate those you know using the star rating system. Foxface Rabbitfish Names:Foxface Rabbitfish – Siganus vulpinus Pros: Will

  • Creative Writing: Regulus

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    The black skull, accentuated by a black snake running through caused chills to run down Regulus’ spine. He resisted the urge to moan. What had he gotten into? He was sixteen. He was sixteen, and a death eater. He was… oh Merlin, he was an actual death eater! Regulus didn’t want to become a death eater- not really. His parents

  • How Harry Is A Moral Figure During A Time Of War

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    Choices that Harry makes often lean him into dangerous situations and endanger other people, yet his intentions are always in an attempt to help and it is their actions after a situation goes bad that truly shows how Harry is a moral figure during a time of war. During Deathly Hallows, Harry, Ron, and Hermione use the Polyjuice Potion to sneak into the Ministry of Magic to retrieve a Horcrux, and in doing so, jeopardize the lives of the three employees, and the Cattermole family. Harry and his friends’

  • The Lady Of Shalott Poem Analysis

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    and contain stresses that give the poem a form of hypnotic rhythm, relating back to sleep and escapism. In addition to his use of phonetics and rhythm, Tennyson includes various images that make the 'sleep state', and therefore the state the Lotus-eaters offer, more appealing. 'The charmed sunset linger'd low', 'like downward smoke' and 'than tir'd eyelids upon tir'd eyes' are all examples that possess connotations of laziness or sleep, and therefore makes a more attractive option as opposed to the