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The Murderous Miracle: Sherlock Homes - Creative S
The Murderous Miracle: Sherlock Homes - Creative S
The Murderous Miracle: Sherlock Homes - Creative Story The Murderous Miracle A Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Style Mini-Mystery I awakened from my morning slumber and groggily entered the foyer to find Holmes sitting in his chair in a speculative pose while thoughtfully smoking on one of his many pipes. Good Morning Holmes!, I said in one of my Cheeriest tones, which wasn\'t very impressive, due to the fact I am not a morning person And what wakes you up so early this fine morning? Early? Holmes
The next thing I know she handed me the file.
The next thing I know she handed me the file.
the next thing I know she handed me the file. So far, its all we\'ve got. Do you have any idea of the number of abductions we get on a daily basis. Then their man power cuts, and what have you. It all makes for an increasing pile of work. I mumbled my yeah, I can relate reply, and poured myself over the file. It contained the usually information such as age, hair colour, address, etc. nothing out of the ordinary really. I was just about to hand back and thank her when something caught my eye
Conversation With A Doctor
Conversation With A Doctor
Conversation With A Doctor Of All Things Well doctor, we realized we needed help because, because it just wasn\'t working out. You can only work out your own problems for so long. I\'m sure you are, doctor. No, Dr. Pasquali recommended you, he\'s our family doctor. He thought it might help for us to see you. Oh I see. Tuesday, then. All right. Thursday? I think he could. I\'ll tell him. Are you sure you don\'t want to see us together? I suppose so, doctor. Goodbye. Tuesday Thank you doctor. No,
Interpretation of A Doll's House
Interpretation of A Doll's House
Interpretation of A Doll\'s House A Doll\'s House is classified under the second phase of Henrik Ibsen\'s career. It was during this period which he made the transition from mythical and historical dramas to plays dealing with social problems. It was the first in a series investigating the tensions of family life. Written during the Victorian era, the controversial play featuring a female protagonist seeking individuality stirred up more controversy than any of his other works. In contrast t
Death of a Salesman and The Price
Death of a Salesman and The Price
Death of a Salesman and The Price When people accept an ideal to live by it can be a glorious and noble thing unless they become so obsessed with the the ideal that it becomes a yolk and they are unable to realize their dream. This is especially true for two characters in Arthur Miller\'s plays Death of a Salesman and The Price. In these two plays Miller portays two lower-middle class men , Willie Loman and Victor Franz, respectivelly, who each live by an ideal that ultimately is self-defeating.
Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman Short Plot In the beginning of the play, the main character, Willy Lowman, has just returned home after finding himself unable to concentrate on driving. His wife, Linda, suggests that he ask for a job in New York so that he won\'t have to drive so much. Willy insists, however, that it is vital to his company that he work in New England. Willy asks Linda about his son, Biff, who has just come home after being away for several years. He can\'t understand why Biff is unable to
Death of a Salesman- Willy's Escape
Death of a Salesman- Willy's Escape
Death of a Salesman- Willy\'s Escape No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman\'s technique in Arthur Miller\'s play Death of a Salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really does anything to help the situat
The Crucible - Witch Trials
The Crucible - Witch Trials
The Crucible - Witch Trials In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the madness of the Salem witch trials is explored in great detail. There are many theories as to why the witch trials came about, the most popular of which is the girls\' suppressed childhoods. However, there were other factors as well, such as Abigail Williams\' affair with John Proctor, the secret grudges that neighbors held against each other, and the physical and economic differences between the citizens of Salem Village. From a h
Death of a Salesman - Willy
Death of a Salesman - Willy
Death of a Salesman - Willy Charley says something in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman that sums up Willy’s whole life. He asks him, When the hell are you going to grow up? Willy’s spends his entire life in an illusion. He sees himself as a great man that is popular and successful. Willy exhibits many childlike qualities. Many of these qualities have an impact on Willy’s family. His two sons Biff and Happy pick up this behavior from their father. He is idealistic, stubborn, and he has a fal
The Scarlet Letter - Puritan Society
The Scarlet Letter - Puritan Society
The Scarlet Letter - Puritan Society In Nathaniel Hawthorne\'s The Scarlet Letter, life is centered around a rigid Puritan society in which one is unable to divulge his or her innermost thoughts and secrets. Every human being needs the opportunity to express how he or she truly feels, otherwise the emotions are bottled up until they become volatile. Unfortunately, Puritan society did not permit this kind of expression, thus characters had to seek alternate means to relieve their personal anguish
Descartes
Descartes
Descartes Annonymous A paper delivered at the CALIFORNIA JOYCE conference (6/30/93) To quote the opening of Norbert Wiener\'s address on Cybernetics to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in March of 1950, The word cybernetics has been taken from the Greek word kubernitiz (ky-ber-NEE-tis) meaning steersman. It has been invented because there is not in the literature any adequate term describing the general study of communication and the related study of control in both machines and in livi
Merchant of Venice
Merchant of Venice
Merchant of Venice The secular and religious views of both, Antonio and Shylock, were portrayed very bluntly. The religious opinions of both characters were that their religion was superior to infidels and also very stereotypical. In the business world, Antonio owned ships with valuable goods and was extremely generous. He always relied on their return to shore and expressed his faith in this book. On the other hand, Shylock was a greedy man and used the Bible for sources of interest to collect
The Great Gatsby - Daisy's Role
The Great Gatsby - Daisy's Role
The Great Gatsby - Daisy\'s Role In one of the greatest works of the Twentieth Century, TheGreat Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald, there are many dynamic and round characters which greatly add to the story\'s theme. One character, Daisy Fay Buchannon, is made essential by way of her relation to the theme. With her multi-dimensional personality and relation to the conflicts, she becomes needed in order to convey the meaning. Not only this, but she is also an important part of the plot. Daisy Buchan
Herman Melville
Herman Melville
Herman Melville I. Biographical Insights A. The culture this great author was a part of was the time in American history where inspiring works of literature began to emerge. It was also a time when American writers had not completely separated its literary heritage from Europe, partly because there were successful literary genius’ flourishing there. B. Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819, he was the son of Allan and Maria Melville. During Herman’s childhood he lived in the good neighbor
Canterbury Tales - Medieval Church
Canterbury Tales - Medieval Church
Canterbury Tales - Medieval Church In discussing Chaucer\'s collection of stories called The Canterbury Tales, an interesting picture or illustration of the Medieval Christian Church is presented. However, while people demanded more voice in the affairs of government, the church became corrupt -- this corruption also led to a more crooked society. Nevertheless, there is no such thing as just church history; This is because the church can never be studied in isolation, simply because it has alway
Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow\'s change, as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by the company, the organization for whom he works, to tr
Shakespeare's King Lear
Shakespeare's King Lear
Shakespeare\'s King Lear Shakespeare\'s tragedy King Lear is a detailed description of the consequences of one man\'s decisions. This fictitious man is Lear, King of England, who\'s decisions greatly alter his life and the lives of those around him. As Lear bears the status of King he is, as one expects, a man of great power but sinfully he surrenders all of this power to his daughters as a reward for their demonstration of love towards him. This untimely abdication of his throne results in a ch
Ernest Hemmingway
Ernest Hemmingway
Ernest Hemmingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. His father was the owner of a prosperous real estate business. His father, Dr. Hemingway, imparted to Ernest the importance of appearances, especially in public. Dr. Hemingway invented surgical forceps for which he would not accept money. He believed that one should not profit from something important for the good of mankind. Ernest\'s father, a man of high ideals, was very strict and censored the books h
Wait Until Dark (A script review)
Wait Until Dark (A script review)
Wait Until Dark (A script review) A Review of Wait Until Dark Frederick Knott wrote the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, in 1964. The cast consists of several colorful and delightful characters, Harry Roat, Mike Talman, SGT Carlino, Jr., Susy Hendrix, Sam Hendrix, and the upstairs neighbor, Gloria. The play is set in a dimly lit, small basement apartment in Greenwich Village. The leader of the three con men, Harry Roat, encompasses madness and ruthlessness that provokes squirming, white-knuckl
Electric cars
Electric cars
electric cars narangerel Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should Be Limited The automobile has become a very important part of todays society. It is a necessity to own or to have access to a car in order to keep up with all of the competition of the business world, and also ones social demands. Most people would not be able to travel around a country or the world without this incredible machine, for it provides freedom and mobility, even for people who do not own a car. Unfortunately
Call
Call
call joe bon bon Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock As a cinematographer, I see Alfred Hitchcock as one of the most influential people in the history of the silver screen. My synopsis of his films, however, will be through the eyes of a young man that has witnessed tragedy. I could sit and rant and rave about how Hitchcock was a great director, his films were awesome, etc., but I\'ll spare you of that. I would much rather discuss the attack, but since I must write this paper about his cinema wor
Write a unified essay about the way each author po
Write a unified essay about the way each author po
Write a unified essay about the way each author portrayed the devil in The Devil and Tom Walker and The Devil and Daniel Webster. Use examples from each to establish the controlling idea about how the authors developed the character. Show how each author uses specific literary techniques to develop the character. Red 3 The Devil and Tom Walker and The Devil and Daniel Webster might share similar titles, but their portrayal of the devil is completely different from the other. In fact, the
Literature
Literature
Literature Annonymous The character of Hester Prynne changed significantly throughout the novel “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hester Prynne, through the eyes of the Puritans, is an extreme sinner; she has gone against the Puritan ways, committing adultery. For this irrevocably harsh sin, she must wear a symbol of shame for the rest of her life. However, the Romantic philosophies of Hawthorne put down the Puritanic beliefs. She is a beautiful, young woman who has sinned, but is for
Outsiders Summary
Outsiders Summary
Outsiders Summary Annonymous In The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli presents a view of governing a state that is drastically different from that of humanists of his time. Machiavelli believes the ruling Prince should be the sole authority determining every aspect of the state and put in effect a policy which would serve his best interests. These interests were gaining, maintaining, and expanding his political power.1 His understanding of human nature was a complete contradiction of what humanists bel
Sun Also rises Annonymous
Sun Also rises Annonymous
Sun Also rises Annonymous An Essay Study of Poetry and A Poet\'s Ability to Forsee Sun Also rises Annonymous An Essay Study of Poetry and A Poet\'s Ability to Forsee The Future The world is changing and evolving at an astounding rate. Within the last one hundred years, the Western community has seen advances in technology and medicine that has improved the lifestyles and longevity of almost every individual. Within the last two hundred years, we have seen two World Wars, and countless disputes o
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Annonymous Everyone has control over something. Whether it be themselves, someone else, or a possession, they have control. Throughout the play Macbeth, written by Shakespeare, Macbeth is controlled by three witches and also his wife. Macbeth has a free will to choose to do what he wants but he frequently chooses to do what others want or predict of him. In Act I, Scene iii, Macbeth cant withhold himself from knowing more of what the witches have to predict. H
Subject = English 1A
Subject = English 1A
subject = English 1A title = The Joy Luck Club Movie vs Book papers = In the novel, The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, it tells of four Chinese women drawn together in San Francisco to play mah jong, and tell stories of the past. These four women and their families all lived in Chinatown and belong to the First Chinese Baptist Church. They were not necessarily religious, but found they could improve their home China. This is how the woo\'s, the Hsu\'s, the Jong\'s and the St Clair\'s met in 1949. Th
English
English
English The Jungle Sinclair\'s book ,The Jungle probably had to do the most with the fact that he himself was a Socialist. He was brought up in Baltimore, and his family was considerately poor. His father was not very successful at his job and for this reason it seems good to believe he became a Socialist because in communist countries it is said that all people are treated equal. An opposite of this book would be ‚Animal Farm, which Sinclair has probably never read. This other novel shows the
English
English
English The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The Jungle. These characters vary widely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Rudkus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named Antanas. Mike Scully is a powerful political leader in Packingtown. Phil Connor is a foreman in Packingtown, politically connected (through Scully), and a man who causes much trouble for Jurgis. Jac
Animal Farm as Animal Satire
Animal Farm as Animal Satire
Animal Farm as Animal Satire Let American Consumer Counseling Help you Get Out of Debt! Animal Farm as Animal Satire This study aims to determine that George Orwell\'s Animal Farm is a political satire which was written to criticise totalitarian regimes and particularly Stalin\'s practices in Russia. In order to provide background information that would reveal causes led Orwell to write Animal Farm, Chapter one is devoted to a brief summary of the progress of author\'s life and significant event
Courtly Love in Chaucer
Courtly Love in Chaucer
Courtly Love in Chaucer Courtly Love in Chaucer In the Franklin\'s Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer satirically paints a picture of a marriage steeped in the tradition of courtly love. As Dorigen and Arveragus\' relationship reveals, a couple\'s preoccupation with fulfilling the ritualistic practices appropriate to courtly love renders the possibility of genuine love impossible. Marriage becomes a pretense to maintain courtly position because love provides the opportunity to demonstrate virtue. Like tru
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness Heart of Darkness Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow\'s change, as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by the company, the organization fo
Heart of Darkness Essay
Heart of Darkness Essay
Heart of Darkness Essay Heart of Darkness Essay Though Conrad did not learn English until he was twenty-one, he still mastered the language and artfully uses it in Heart of Darkness. One sentence of his is particularly striking, as it sums up the views that he condemns throughout the novella. The accountant, one of the first imperialists Marlow meets, says to him, When one has got to make correct entries, one comes to hate these savages—hate them to the death. This sentence is a perfect exampl
Earnest Hemingway's Works
Earnest Hemingway's Works
Earnest Hemingway\'s Works Earnest Hemingway\'s Works Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. His father was the owner of a prosperous real estate business. His father, Dr. Hemingway, imparted to Ernest the importance of appearances, especially in public. Dr. Hemingway invented surgical forceps for which he would not accept money. He believed that one should not profit from something important for the good of mankind. Ernest\'s father, a man of high ideals, was
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland Did you read and enjoy Lewis Carroll\'s Alice in Wonderland books as a child? Or better still, did you have someone read them to you? Perhaps you discovered them as an adult or, forbid the thought, maybe you haven\'t discovered them at all! Those who have journeyed Through the Looking Glass generally love (or shun) the tales for their unparalleled sense of nonsense. Public interest in the books--from the time they were published more than a century ago--ha
Kate Chopin's Controversial Views
Kate Chopin's Controversial Views
Kate Chopin\'s Controversial Views Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! [an error occurred while processing this directive] Kate Chopin\'s Controversial Views Too strong a drink for moral babies, and should be labeled \'poison\'. was the how the Republic described Kate Chopin\'s most famous novel The Awakening (Seyersted 174). This was the not only the view of one magazine, but it summarized the feelings of society as a whole. Chopin woke up people to the feelings and mi
The Color Purple
The Color Purple
The Color Purple The Color Purple The main theme this essay will be focusing on is the distinction between the real outcome of economic achievement as described in The Color Purple by the lynching of Celie\'s father, and its alternative economic view presented at the end of the novel depicting Celie\'s happiness and entrepreneurial success. We will attempt the task at hand by relating the novel to two Models (Historical and Empirical Data, Manners and Customs) of representation in the real
The Great Gatsby Book Report
The Great Gatsby Book Report
The Great Gatsby Book Report The Great Gatsby Book Report Summary At the onset of this book, the reader is introduced to the narrator, Nick Carraway, who relates the past happenings that construct the story of Jay Gatsby and Nick during the summer of 1922. After fighting in World War I, or the Great War as Nick called it, Nick left his prominent family in the West of America for the North where he intended to learn the bond business. Nick was originally supposed to share a house in West Egg near
The Prince
The Prince
The Prince The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli\'s The Prince examines the nature of power and his views of power are still somewhat in existence today. I\'ll discuss this in this essay, emphasizing the following theses. Machiavelli discusses power over the people, dictatorial power, and power with people, shared power. While it is possible for power with to attain greater prevalence in society, it will not completely eliminate power over. In The Prince, Machiavelli discusses two distinct groups of pe
The Slave Dancer
The Slave Dancer
The Slave Dancer The Slave Dancer It all began in the cold month of January, 1840, in New Orleans. Fog laid a heavy blanket on the streets and alleyways of the city. Rain steadily engulfed the seaside locality, and the sound of drunken riverboat men and the slaves celebrating their festivities surrounded the area. New Orleans was where Jessie Bollier lived, and was the place where he was captured on that dark January evening. Jessie then found himself aboard The Moonlight, the slaver with its to
To Kill A Mocking Bird
To Kill A Mocking Bird
To Kill A Mocking Bird To Kill A Mocking Bird To Kill A Mocking Bird deals with many primal and basic lessons in human nature. The book exposes many issues that affect most people throughout their lives. Scout, the main character was one of the most affected by these lessons. During the book she was exposed to many profound experiences, which no doubt will leave a lasting impression. In the three years that the book took place, she may have learned the most important things she will learn over h
Toni Morrison: The bluest eye and Sula
Toni Morrison: The bluest eye and Sula
Toni Morrison: The bluest eye and Sula Toni Morrison: The bluest eye and Sula African- American folklore is arguably the basis for most African- American literature. In a country where as late as the 1860\'s there were laws prohibiting the teaching of slaves, it was necessary for the oral tradition to carry the values the group considered significant. Transition by the word of mouth took the place of pamphlets, poems, and novels. Themes such as the quest for freedom, the nature of evil, and the
The Journey of Odysseus
The Journey of Odysseus
The Journey of Odysseus and Telemachos In The Odyssey written by Homer and translated by Richard Lattimore, several themes are made evident, conceived by the nature of the time period, and customs of the Greek people. These molded and shaped the actual flow of events and outcomes of the poem. Beliefs of this characteristic were represented by the sheer reverence towards the gods and the humanities the Greek society exhibited, and are both deeply rooted within the story. In the intricate and well
A Traveler is Resolute and Independent
A Traveler is Resolute and Independent
A Traveler is Resolute and Independent Tenets of Wordsworth in Resolution and Independence Romanticism officially began in 1798, when William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge anonymously published Lyrical Ballads. This work marked the official beginning of a literary period which had already begun many years before 1798. A work is defined to be of a certain period by its characteristics, therefore to be considered a Romantic work, the work must contain aspects which are termed Romantic.
The Color Purple
The Color Purple
The Color Purple The Struggle to Express Themselves A Struggle to Express Themselves There is one primordial reason why we do not doubt Europeans have taken the lead in history, in all epochs before and after 1492, and it has little to do with evidence. It is a basic belief which we inherit from prior ages of thought and scarcely realize that we hold: it is an implicit belief, not an explicit one, and it is so large a theory that it is woven into all of our ideas about history, both within Europ
Swift's Real Argument
Swift's Real Argument
Swift\'s Real Argument God only knows from whence came Freud\'s theory of penis envy, but one of his more tame theories, that of reverse psychology, may have its roots in the satire of the late Jonathan Swift. I do not mean to assert that Swift employed or was at all familiar with that style of persuasion, but his style is certainly comparable. Reverse psychology (as I chose to define it for this paper) means taking arguments that affirm an issue to such a degree that they seem absurd, and thu
-- THE TENTH MAN
-- THE TENTH MAN
-- THE TENTH MAN THE TENTH MAN BY GRAHAM GREENE The Tenth Man by Graham Greene The book The Tenth Man by Graham Greene takes place in France in the 1940s during the German occupation of France during the second world war. It starts of in a German prison with the narrator talking about the prisoners singling out two specific characters, the Mayor of Bourge and Pierre an engine driver. Through a situation concerning these two we are introduced to the main character, Jean-Louis Chavel who changes h
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman Willy\'s Escape No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman\'s technique in Arthur Miller\'s play Death of a Salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really does anything to he
Australia
Australia
Australia Australia The name of Australia comes from the Latin word Australis, which means southern. Since it lies entirely in the southern hemisphere, Australia is most commonly referred to as down under. Australia, being a country, is also a continent. In land area it’s the sixth largest for a country and the smallest continent. Australia is a very dry, thinly populated country. Very few coastal areas receive enough rainfall to support a large population. The largest group of Australian peop
Georgia
Georgia
Georgia Georgia The state of Georgia has a total area of 152,750 sq km (58,977 sq mi), including 2618 sq km (1011 sq mi) of inland water and 122 sq km (47 sq mi) of coastal waters over which the state has jurisdiction. The state is the 24th largest in the country and has the largest land area of any state east of the Mississippi River. Georgia has a top range north to south of 515 km (320 mi) and east to west of 441 km (274 mi). The mean elevation is about 180 m (about 600 ft). Georgia occupies