Descriptive Essay Examples

Over coming oppresiion through any mean

Throughout history, people have been oppressed for various reasons. Likewise in The Epic of Gilgamesh, Mwindo Epic, and The Four Plays, the characters went through oppression and fortunately overcame them in their own ways. The central characters went through oppression and overcame them in their own individual way. Some characters sacrificed their lives, some used […]

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Terms are implied into contracts on many occasions

The terms of a contract describe the duties and obligations that arise under the agreement. Although a term has not been expressed by either party, it is nevertheless contained in the contract. Terms can be expressed or implied. Expressed terms may be expressed orally or in writing. A term may have been omitted by mistake, […]

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‘Gallipoli’ by Les Carlyon

In times like these of unrest and turmoil the world will often turn to its history for answers. The history of warfare is a dated and overflowing one. In his book ‘Gallipoli’, Les Carlyon writes of a place and a battle. His descriptive writings take the reader into trenches and introduce them to the politicians […]

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Arts Of The Contact Zone

In her essay “Arts of the Contact Zone,” Mary Louise Pratt discusses the power of language use. Pratt discusses how language use plays an important role in the world. She shows how language is used to describe a community’s identity. She states that language is a key factor in the term transculturation, which she describes […]

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How any two films work with the narrative and stylistic conventions

In order to study genre of any kind, it is important to be able to define exactly what genre is. There are various explanations for the meaning of genre. Brainy Media (2003) defines genre as: “Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature. ” Interapple Inc (2003) defines genre as: “Kind, sort, form, variety – […]

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Do Genres change over time

Most people who come across the term genre take it to mean ‘type’ films at first sight are easily sorted into types horror movies, musical, western etc. A example of this could be taken from a western, we can list all the features that make up this genre men in Stetsons, women in long skirts, […]

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“Model Minority” in The Island of Dr Moreau

As Naomi Zack details in “The Island of Dr. Moreau: Confused Images of Race and Specie,” there is a racial subtext to all three film versions of H. G. Wells’ novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau. After analyzing and comparing these three versions, Zack details the various ways that the characters in the story are […]

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Compare and Contrast two Romantic poems

In this essay I will compare and contrast the treatment of relations between men and women in the poem ‘Indian Woman’s Death Song’ by Felicia Hemans and an extract from ‘Don Juan’ (Canto 1, stanzas 8-36) by Lord Byron. Hemans created a narrative poem in a serious tone of voice as befits the lament she […]

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The salient features of the artistic movement known as Romanticism

Romanticism is, ultimately, a rather general and open term for various tendencies towards change observable in European literature, art and culture in the later 18th and early 19th centuries. Although it manifested itself everywhere in a pronounced shift in sensibility, Romanticism was not a unified movement with a clearly agreed agenda, and its emphases varied […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia

The purpose of this assignment was to analyze on the article written by two Authors, Chapple and Moon (2005) on Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia: A Seven-Country Study of CSR Web Site Reporting. The study found the flow of description of research problem and questions supported by relevant literatures on CSR in Western Europe and […]

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Comparison of “Prayer of a Black boy” and “Telephone Conversation”

These two poems, “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka and “Prayer of a black boy.” Guy Tirolien. Are both about how a black person coped in the white mans part of the world. Both these poems highlight the problems of racial and cultural differences. Prayer Of a Black Boy The “Prayer of a Black Boy” poem […]

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Votes For Women Paper

Source A depicts pictorially a list of positive roles a woman could have at the time and a list of negative things a man could have been. It shows that while a woman could be a respected member of society she was still not allowed to vote, whereas a man could be a criminal or […]

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What makes a good mystery

Short fictional mystery stories were very popular in the 19th century, especially in the Victorian era. They often appeared on the back of newspapers or in magazines because they were so cheap. Although not read as much now, one does receive pleasure in reading these fascinating mystery stories. Nowadays we have television, radios, films and […]

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How do H.G. Wells and Susan Hill create tension in their stories

`The Red Room’ by HG Wells and `Farthing House’ by Susan Hill are two ghost stories exploiting the cultural, social and historical aspects of the gothic ghost story genre. Cleverly, both writers create tension, to generate a sense of thrill and frission that engages the reader emotionally. Coleridge called this the `willing suspension of our […]

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Show how HG Wells and Robert Bloch Create fear in ‘The Red room’ and ‘Hobo’

During this coursework, I will be studying and comparing two short stories in order to see how fear is created in the writing of different authors. The two short stories I will be using for this essay are ‘Hobo’ and ‘The Red room’. Robert Bloch wrote ‘Hobo’ at the start of the 20th century and […]

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How do the writers of The Red Room and The Whole Town’s Sleeping

Many things create fear. Loneliness, isolation, the supernatural, and darkness are just a few of the major causes. All of these are branches of one thing, the unknown; the absence of knowledge or the denial of what may happen. No one has done everything and nor does anyone know everything. But most importantly, no single […]

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The themes of outsider in ‘Silas Marner’ and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

‘Silas Marner’ and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ were written at different times but both were written at the height of great change in the world. Eliot wrote ‘Silas Marner’ in 1861, but set it at the earlier time of the 1820s, during the Industrial Revolution, and similarly, Harper Lee wrote ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at […]

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‘To his coy mistress’ and ‘In how do I love thee’

These two poems show very different attitudes to love and relation ships. In the poem ‘To his coy mistress’ the poet is talking about his lust for her. ‘In how do I love thee’ the poet is talking about her love and emotion for him. Section 1 I will firstly look at the poem by […]

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“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day” and “La belle Dame sans Merci”

In these poems each poet portrays love in a very different way, and each with a different attitude to love. As the saying says, “one word frees us all, of the weight and pain in life. That word is love. ” The two poems which I shall analyse and explore are, “Shall I compare thee […]

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Trace the development of Romeo throughout the play

Shakespeare shows Romeo as an immature teenager who is inexperienced n love. We know this because he was upset about Rosaline, but further on in the play we see Romeo mature as he falls in love with Juliet. Romeo also becomes more aggressive when his best friend Mercutio dies and also when he believes Juliet […]

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Compare and Contrast a selection of Thomas Hardy’s Poetry

Thomas Hardy was a profound poet and novelist of his time, being influenced by writers such as William Wordsworth. He was born in 1840 on the Egdon Heath in Dorset. His interest in Latin poets was influenced by his Mother, who provided for his education. He began reading, more intensely, studying French and Latin, as […]

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