Analysis for A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning a poem written by Donne, in which he expresses his faith in
love, facing impending separation between him and his lover. The author emphasizes his and his
lovers love is go
As evening approached I grew absent-minded; I felt as if I had an appointment to keep; and
the work of examining the cotton accounts seemed wholly useless; even the Nizamat of the Nizam
did not appear to be of much worth. Whatever belonged to the present,
her through and through.
All night there was no cessation of the storm or of the passionate cry. I wandered from room
to room in the dark, with unavailing sorrow. Whom could I console when no one was by? Whose
was this intense agony of sorrow? Whence aros
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Western American Litera
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direct address a form of noun that names a specific person. Example: How are
you, Mary? (Mary is a noun of direct address.) [See Chapter 45, Punctuation, for
rules and examples for punctuating nouns of direct address.]
direct object a noun
Glossary / 439
flashback the introduction into the events of a story or an episode that took place
focus in writing, a narrowed topic suitable for development into a paragraph or
foreshadowing a sign of something to come, a
Persian beauty by the side of my own. A swift turn of her neck, a quick eager glance of intense
passion and pain glowing in her large dark eyes, just a suspicion of speech on her dainty red lips,
her figure, fair and slim crowned with youth like a blossom
saddle, press me to your heart, and, riding through hills and woods and across the river, take me to
the warm radiance of your sunny rooms above!"
Who am I? Oh, how can I rescue thee? What drowning beauty, what incarnate passion shall I
drag to the shore
A Rose for Emily Analysis
In A Rose for Emily, the rose within the title symbolizes three different meanings: love,
reproduction, and secrecy. The theme of the whole story is the experience of Emily and her
family background, involving her r
Analysis between Obamas Presidential Speech and Everything That Rises Must Converge
Racial Equity, a predominant worldwide problem that is much phenomenal in America, is
reflected as a main theme in both Obama and OConners stories. As the fi
Interview PreparationPotential Questions You Might be Asked
1. What are your long-range and short-range goals and objectives; when and why did you
establish these goals; and how are you preparing to achieve them?
2. What specific goals, other than those r
whether inside of or outside the earth there was a region where unseen fountains perpetually
played and fairy guitars, struck by invisible fingers, sent forth an eternal harmony, this at any rate
was certain, that I collected duties at the cotton market a
her face from the fringe of her cap, and a curved dagger at her waist! Methought that one of the
thousand and one Arabian Nights had been wafted to me from the world of romance, and that at the
dead of night I was wending my way through the dark narrow al
Then followed a great discord between my days and nights. During the day I would go to my
work worn and tired, cursing the bewitching night and her empty dreams, but as night came my
daily life with its bonds and shackles of work would appear a petty, fal
438 / Glossary
essay question a question, as on a test or application, that requires an organized, logical, well-developed answer. [See Chapter 24, Essay-Test Responses, for a
thorough discussion and examples.]
essential modifier a word, phrase, or clause
440 / Glossary
gerund a verbal noun ending in ing used like a noun but capable of taking an
object or an adverbial modifier. Example: Playing golf is his only exercise. [See
Chapter 44, Phrases and Clauses.]
grammar a body of rules for speaking and writin
will never be able to manage either your own house or your own State
until you appoint us to be your ministers of education" - and this
ingenious device of theirs has such an effect in making them love them
that their companions all but carry them about o
Introduction to Research Paper
Adolf Hitler, a typical example of dictatorship, came into power in 1930 with his Nazi
Party. On the day of his election, millions of people stood in support this new chancellor
of Germany. 15 years later, the failure of the
k l a u s s c h wa b e
World War I and the Rise of Hitler
As a German historian recently remarked, for Germany Adolf Hitler was the offspring, the outstanding legacy, of World War I, and no one doubts that.1 He
himself started his political career in 1919
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The Influence of the Treaty of Versailles on World War II
The Treaty of Versailles, drafted and passed after World War I, was a document
that addressed the state of the international community in response to the war.
Notably, decisions made during the tre
Hitler's rise to power
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How could a madman and a gang of murderous thugs take over a modern, enlightened