Analysis on Dixon's "All Gone"

In Dixon's "All Gone" and McNally's "Andre's Mother" the reader can see that love ultimately does not lead to helplessness because of the main characters' many alienating actions. This goes against the normal stereotypes of love, where one gives his or her all and devotes this or her lives to care

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Loss Of Innocence by James Joyce

In James Joyce's Araby the boys loss of innocence may be confusing and even painful but at the same time it is important . It begins his journey into adulthood . The boy in Araby is experiencing something all young men experience , the first crush . It is a time in his life whe

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The Great Train Robbery in Victorian England

The setting for The Great Train Robbery was Victorian England during the middle of the nineteenth century. It was very similar to the setting of The Count of Monte Cristo, except for not taking place in France. Michael Crichton researched the time period very well. He makes the reader feel like t

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The Strange Morning

A man, Bob Johnson, leans on a cold, concrete pillar, silently waiting for the train to take him to work. He waits the same way that he has waited for the past seven extra long agonizing years. He glances calmly at his wristwatch; thirty-seven minutes past eight o' clock in the morning. "Damn," he

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Loren Eiseley's The Brown Wasps

The Brown Wasps by Loren Eiseley shows that humans and animals act in some similar ways. He says that humans and animals cling to the things they know very strongly. Sometimes they even act as if nothing even changed. Humans and animals tend to want to return to things that are familiar to them, as

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The Maglev Trains

Maglev trains may very well be the future of transportation. They are currently being developed in Germany and Japan, and other places around the world, like California in the United States of America, are planning whether getting a maglev train system would be worthwhile. Mag

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Paper on Sarah Pratchett's Life With Her Mother

Sarah Pratchett, a young innocent girl, living with her mother Mama Pratchett, who treats her without any love and care. They lived a small town, which was near an abandoned train station that had hardly been put to use by anyone except Mama Pratchett, when she had her weekly trips to collect her cl

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Alternative Form of Transportation in Urban Places

Recently I went on an adventure around Europe and visited three major cities: Paris; Amsterdam; and Berlin. Throughout my travels I used many different forms of transport to get around including trains, buses, cars, ferries, and my own two feet. It was such a central theme to my adventure that I

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The Scary Train Ride

It was 6 a clock, and I waited on the railroad tracks to board my train. With my pillow in one hand and my bag in the other, I walked up the steps into the train. It was my first time riding the train by myself. I was a little anxious of who I would have to sit next to. I got my seat number and pray

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Ernest Hemingway : Hills Like White Elephants

In the story ?gHills Like White Elephants,?h Ernest Hemingway provides significant roles in setting to communicate his theme of fertility and abortion. In his very short story, he does not directly tell readers that the couple is waiting for a train to have an abortion, but describes the detail of l

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A Report on Bob Johnson's Suicide

A man, Bob Johnson, leans on a cold, concrete pillar, silently waiting for the train to take him to work. He waits as he has waited for the past seven years of his monotonous, somewhat mechanical existence. He glances calmly at his wristwatch; thirty-seven minutes past eight o' clock in the morning

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Bob Johnson's Journey For Work

A man, Bob Johnson, leans on a cold, concrete pillar, silently waiting for the train to take him to work. He waits as he has waited for the past seven years of his monotonous, somewhat mechanical existence. He glances calmly at his wristwatch; thirty-seven minutes past eight o' clock in the mornin

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Importance of Setting In The Hills Like White Elephants

Setting is important to every story, but the setting used by Hemmingway in "Hills like White Elephants" adds so much to the meaning of the story, providing an interesting read. His use of the setting to convey the idea of fertility and barrenness helps to generate an underst

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The Story about Anne of Greene Gables

At the beginning of this book the Cuthberts, Mathew and Marilla, decide that they want to adopt a boy to help Mathew on the farm. So they sent news to a Mrs. Spencer who was visiting a place near an asylum in Novia Scotland who would pick one out for them.

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Hemmingway's “Hills Like White Elephants”

Setting is important to every story, but the setting used by Hemmingway in “Hills Like White Elephants” adds so much to the meaning of the story, providing an interesting read. His use of the setting to convey the idea of fertility and barrenness helps to generate an understanding of

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DC Traction Locomotives

Topic: AC traction vs. DC traction locomotives Method of organization: Alternative Tone: Serious, informative, specific Note: Created for the general public and other railroading admirers taken into consideration.

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A Choice of Life or Death

In the short story "Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway, I read about the character of Jig. I began to focus on her as a character for my analysis because I was impressed by how she expressed all her feelings without directly telling you what was happening

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Farming Has Taken Place in Henryk's Family

The Berlin to Hamburg Express, Nazi Germany, 1935 My husband and I live in a very warm, two-story house that is just outside of Warsaw. We have both worked very hard to be able to afford this house, with our farming jobs. Henryk and I have now been married for 10 years. We marr

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A Symbolism in Hills Like White Elephants

I have decided that the subject of my research paper will be symbolism through setting in Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants". Maybe I'm a little ahead of myself, but I have already carefully thought out my thesis statement and from that I have generated three statements. I also decide

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Character Analysis on Elie

Chap. 1 Which point of view is this story being told by? First person Chap. 2 Describe the conditions of the trains: The trains were crowded with no room to move around. One lady became ill and began to scream "Fire." The people on the train tied her up and put a gag in her mouth.

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The Violent Aspects of War

War in almost every aspect has more similarities than differences. Although, there are many differences, war is war. War is inhumane, killing people for reasons unknown to many or even for no real reason at all. War is glorified and it should not be. There are many down sides to war, many horrib

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My Thoughts

"Just calm down would you. For a few moments at least. You have got ages to think about what you are taking with you, 20 minutes before you have to be out of that door." Pausing to listen to my mother's unhelpful words has cost me yet another few precious seconds, seconds that I don't have to wast

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The Cycle of Life in Whistle Stop

In any kind of story there are always symbols that represent something, wheather it has a major or a minor part in the story. Symbols are objects in stories that represent something else like a related theme in the story. Some examples of symbols in stories are a bird representing freedom, the col

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