Term Papers on English
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Number of words: 802 - Number of pages: 3
.... to work on the streetcars. The second problem being that she is too young to work. But she will not be defeated. "I would have the job. I would be a conductorette and sling a full money changer from my belt. I would." With these words and the determination to change the incredible backwardness of the white people she heads to the railway office. She eventually convinces them to back down and she gets a job working as a conductorette for the railways. Despite the maliciously chosen hours, she shows them that she will not back down. Soon after getting .....
A Separate Peace 6
Number of words: 1005 - Number of pages: 4
.... can ‘get away with murder’ if he wanted to, and can stay out of trouble doing so. “Phineas could get away with anything. I couldn’t help envying him…a little” (909). Knowles shows how much jealousy Gene had over Finny’ s ability to stay out of trouble, no matter what he did. “This time he wasn’t going to get away with it.” (909). He would rather be in accordance to the rules and be on his best behavior, than to be a rebel who goes against everything. Finny, on the other hand was more of a rebel .....
Symbolism Use In: "Young Goodman Brown" And "The Lottery"
Number of words: 674 - Number of pages: 3
.... a faithful and Christian
individual as stated "And Faith, as the wife was aptly named," (211). Jackson
uses the name Mr. Graves throughout her story, he is the coordinator of the
lottery. She needs not give any explanation to the name, as it speaks for itself
(a symbol of death). Various other names are used as symbols within each story,
however, these mentioned are the most significant names to the theme. The
stories each contain names, objects, and acts as important symbols.
Hawthorne uses the names to stress good people, but relies heavily on
Number of words: 771 - Number of pages: 3
.... money not to help herself, but to benefit her family. Lena
spent her free time buying clothes for them, and paid some of their
bills. She also went to many dances over the summer months. With all
of her beautiful dresses, many of the young men began to notice her as
they never had before. Soon Lena began to get a reputation that many
hired girls got, that of a brazen hussy. Everyone thought that she
would wind up marrying the wrong man and ruin her life, but Lena had
different plans. She did not listen to anything that they said about
her. A .....
Number of words: 532 - Number of pages: 2
.... when she misconstrues
the remark of Freddy Eynsford Hill. She starts to get like her old
flower girl self and gets so comfortable that she doesn’t even realize
it. Henry jumps into the conversation and stops her and she finally
realizes what happens. The Eynsford Hills still seem a little bit
puzzled because they have never heard a person of such “high class”
speak in such a manner.
Henry goes on to explain that she is just talking the new small
talk and that everybody who is anybody is doing it. The Eynsford
Hills being the rocket scientist that t .....
The Sun Also Rises - Betrayal
Number of words: 610 - Number of pages: 3
.... and Jake is jealous of the possibility of them having a relationship.
Jake's decision to introduce Brett and Romero ultimately leads to the greatest betrayal in the novel; the betrayal of himself. He betrays himself because he is unconditionally devoted to Brett, and her happiness. He is so in love with Brett that he will do anything for her even it means hurting himself. He is driven by the reality of his physical impotence and therefore gives up on Brett, although in his heart he will always love her. The last remark in the novel is very important in making .....
A Bird In The House
Number of words: 1406 - Number of pages: 6
.... very proud of what he had accomplished and at no cost would he let his reputation be scarred. After her fathers death Vanessa moved into the Brick House with Grandfather Conner, this is when she noticed the trapped conditions that aunt Edna was living in and her mother was going to have to live in again. Vanessa always tried to free herself of the things that went on around her by writing exaggerated adventure stories. When Vanessa wrote, it was her chance to get away from the things that made her feel trapped. Vanessa is freed of Grandfather Conner's tyrann .....