"My Last Semester Break" Essays and Research Papers

  • My Last Semester Break

    My First Semester in College High school students just like me preparing for their visit to the campus of their choice anticipating on their transition from a high school education to a college education: leading them to the next phase of their life for success. Like me, probably was one of the most exciting moments of their life. Getting accepted and attending one of the greatest universities in the world. However, my greatest challenge was leaving my family and friends behind as I would...

    College, Education, High school 1480  Words | 4  Pages

  • my last farewell

    My Last Farewell (Mi Ultimo Adios) Farewell, dear fatherland, clime the sun caress’d, Peal of the Orient seas, our Eden lost! Gladly now I go to give thee this faded life’s best, And were it brighter, fresher, or more blest, Still would I give three, not count the cost. On the field of battle, ‘mid the frenzy of fight, Others have given their lives, without doubt or beed; The place not matters—cypress or laurel or lily white, Scafold or open plain, combat or martyrdom’s plight, ‘Tis...

    Death poem, Early Modern English, Mi último adiós 650  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    I. Author ROBERT BROWNING Robert Browning is the author of the poem “my last duchess”. He is a son of Robert Browning, a Bank of England clerk, and Sarah Anna Wiedemann, of Scottish-German descent, Browning received little formal education. His learning was gleaned mainly from his Father's library at home in Camberwell, South London, where he learnt something, with his Father's help, of Latin and Greek. Though he attended lectures at the University of London in 1828, Browning...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 754  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Soccer Game

    perfection, barely kissed the ground before their departure was rocketed off in direction of the stark white goal posts. As I gazed around the field, I gathered this sense of calm from my team mates. The scoreboard counted down towards start of the game as the breeze whispered to me a silent farewell. But the breeze wasn't my concern at this point; we were about to play Richland center and I had a good feeling that today was going to be one to remember. Coach called everyone over to the gleaming...

    Association football, Thing 1163  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Holiday

    My last holiday It still haunts me till this day. It was the most scariest moments I have ever encounter in my life. How wrong was I to make that decision. Why I did not listen to my friend. How I wish I could turn back the time. On my last holiday, my friends and I have decided to finish up our homework at Jason’s house. We wanted to go to the nearby shopping mall after completing our homework. That is why we choose Jason’s house which is nearby a shopping mall called “Prangin Mall”. So we were...

    Basement, Building, Existential quantification 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    expect a mans personality and traits to be like if he was to send his wife away for being to easily impressed and made happy too soon? It is just the man Robert Browning portrays in his poem “My Last Duchess” as the Duke who explains a painting of his late wife in a dramatic dialogue. A quick glance at “ My Last Duchess” readers can easily pick up on at least one element: arrogance. The speaker of the poem exhibits arrogance rooted in his audacious sense of greed and dominance over others. But in order...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Marriage 1455  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tone in My Last Duchess

    EN238 2/10/14 Tone in “My Last Duchess” “My Last Duchess,” by Robert Browning is renowned for being an ideal model of a dramatic monologue. He employs the primary elements of a dramatic monologue to produce a poem that compels his readers to interpret the poem from a psychological perspective, and thus form opinions or conclusions about the poem’s subjects. Furthermore, Browning utilizes the speaker’s tone in unison with a dramatic monologue’s primary features in order to enhance the portrayal...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, My Last Duchess 911  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    In a dramatic monologue, the poet, like an actor in a play, speaks through the voice and personality of another person. Robert Browning wrote many different dramatic monologues such as those three particular poems which are known as, “My Last Duchess, Porphyria’s Lover and The Laboratory.” The reason why Browning wrote his poems in that particularly dialogue is because of the certain century it was produced. It was brought out during the Victorian. In that century woman where treated differently...

    Count, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 1290  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Discuss My Last Duchess as an example of a well constructed dramatic monologue. Robert Browning used the poetic device of the dramatic monologue in his poem "My Last Duchess."  One advantage of using this device is that it allows the speaker's own words to reveal, celebrate, or, in this case, condemn his behavior.  The speaker in "My Last Duchess" is the Duke, loosely based on the historical figure, the Duke of Ferrara whose own young wife died under mysterious circumstances. Browning writes the...

    Couplet, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 1641  Words | 2  Pages

  • Last Moments with My Dad

    MY LAST MOMENTS WITH MY FATHER In the year 1992, Senegal was, for the first time, the capital of the African football. The African nation football cup was taking place in Dakar and Ziguinchor. Everybody was very exciting to have the best players of the continent in Senegal and it may be the year to win the African cup for the first time. With all that excitement, I kind of forgot that my dad was very sick and he too wanted people to forget that he was seriously ill. It began, one cold night...

    Africa, Africa Cup of Nations, Debut albums 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Dutchess

    My Last Duchess The relationship between the Duke and Duchess in the poem My Last Duchess is very possessive. The Duke in the poem, frequently objectifies his late wife by referring to her as ‘my last duchess’. The use of the word ‘my’ suggests that it is personal to him and he has possession over her as she belongs to him. It also suggests that the relationship was very singular and for his benefit only as it was his wife and therefore his relationship. This reveals that the couple's relationship...

    Duke, Human sexuality, Husband 1277  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Discuss Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’ as a Dramatic Monologue A Dramatic monologue is a form of poetry where the speaker in the poem gives the readers a deep insight into his thoughts. It is different from a soliloquy since a dramatic monologue always has an implied audience. Dramatic monologue although originated well before the 19th century, it was popularized by Victorian poets like Browning, Tennyson and Dante Rossetti. Browning has experimented with this form of poetry to such depths that dramatic...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 933  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    How does Browning tell the story of “My Last Duchess” in the first thirteen lines? In the opening lines of “My Last Duchess”, Browning introduces his speaker, the Duke of Ferrara, who sets the stage to tell the story of his late wife to the Count’s emissary. As a dramatic monologue, Browning’s identity is dissolved into his character’s voice and persona; the first-person narration of the Duke dominates the perspective of the story; the emissary becomes a silent listener, whose presence is only...

    Dramatic monologue, Fiction, First-person narrative 965  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    "My Last Duchess" is a poem by Robert Browning, frequently anthologized as an example of the dramatic monologue. It first appeared in 1842 in Browning's Dramatic Lyrics. The poem is set during the late Italian Renaissance. The speaker (presumably the Duke of Ferrara) is giving the emissary of his prospective new wife (presumably a third or fourth since he Browning could have easily written 'second' but did not do so) a tour of the artworks in his home. He draws a curtain to reveal a painting of...

    Cosimo de' Medici, Count, Dramatic monologue 1117  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess Analysis

    In Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," a portrait of the egocentric and power loving Duke of Ferrara is painted for us. Although the duke's monologue appears on the surface to be about his late wife, a close reading will show that the mention of his last duchess is merely a side note in his self-important speech. Browning uses the dramatic monologue form very skillfully to show us the controlling, jealous, and arrogant traits the duke possessed without ever mentioning them explicitly. The first...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1452  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    My Last Duchess: An Analysis of The Duke "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning is clearly a dramatic monologue used to depict the character of the Duke. The agent seems present although he never participates in the conversation and all parts are spoken by the Duke. The Duke describes some of the agent's questions and makes the dramatic monologue possible by answering, for example, the questioning glance he gets from the agent about the "spot of joy on the duchess' cheek". The poem presents the...

    Count, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    My Last Duchess” When reading “My Last Duchess” at first it was quite confusing. The narrator doesn’t finish his thoughts at the ending of every line which kept me guessing and trying to piece it all together. After reading it the third time I finally came to understand exactly what he was trying to say. The narrator was a troubled powerful man who was showing off a piece of art to another man, but little did he know at first what exactly that painting meant. First, I would like to describe a little...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    relationships presented in ‘My Last Duchess’ and one other poem of your choice? Firstly, the presentation in ‘My Last Duchess’ is a relationship that has no equality between the Duke and the Duchess. This is shown through the title of the poem. The word ‘my’ is a possessive pronoun and it connotes with the fact that someone has ownership over something else; in this case the Duke has ownership over the Duchess. The Duke is objectifying the Duchess and the word after is ‘last’ this suggests that the...

    Duke, Personal pronoun, Poetry 1452  Words | 3  Pages

  • Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess

    'Men are presented as monsters in Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess.' Discuss. A monster is defined as something which inspires horror and disgust and is shockingly hideous or frightful. The characters of both males in 'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess' definitely give the impression of fitting this description, as they both commit, or at least command the committing of murders. They are also controlling of the women in their lives and crave power over them – in both cases, the woman...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Guilt 1751  Words | 5  Pages

  • Semester Review

    McLay Semester Review Essay Sean Hensarling Semester Review Essay This essay will describe the progress I have made over this last semester to improve my writing ability in order to assess the effectiveness of the engineering technical writing course ENGI 2304, otherwise known as Technical Communications. I will discuss the writing process I have developed over the course of the semester, and then elaborate on how my writing ability has improved. Following that, I will choose my best and...

    Academia, Communication, Composition studies 1013  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Duchess Cel

    The text I have selected to discuss is ‘My Last Duchess’ by Robert Browning, which was written in 1842. "My Last Duchess" is a dramatic monologue of one side of a conversation between a Duke and a Count’s messenger who are negotiating a marriage to the Count’s daughter. The Duke’s speech about his ‘Last Duchess’ reveals perhaps more than he first intended to. The Duke shows the Count’s envoy a painting of his ‘Last Duchess,’ he talks fondly of the painting and goes on to describe the Duchess. He...

    16th century, Count, Duke 1960  Words | 5  Pages

  • My Last Duchess Analysis

    Katie Parham Dr. Rosenbaum ENGL 1050H 20 February 2012 Villain or Aesthete-Judgment or Sympathy The speaker can be seen as both a villain and lover of great art, but which is his true identity? In “My Last Duchess”, the duke’s deplorable wickedness makes the split between moral judgment and our actual feeling for him especially apparent. The effect created by the tension between sympathy and judgment is a striking characteristic of dramatic monologues. Throughout the poem, the Duke’s poise and...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1425  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Setting and Background The setting of "My Last Duchess," a highly acclaimed 1842 poem by Robert Browning, is the palace of the Duke of Ferrara on a day in October 1564. Ferrara is in northern Italy, between Bologna and Padua, on a branch of the Po River. The city was the seat of an important principality ruled by the House of Este from 1208 to 1598. The Este family constructed an imposing castle in Ferrara beginning in 1385 and, over the years, made Ferrara an important center of arts and learning...

    Cosimo de' Medici, Dramatic monologue, Ferrara 1435  Words | 4  Pages

  • my last farewell

     MY LAST FAREWELL (Translated from Spanish by Encarnacion Alzona) Farewell, my adored Land, region of the sun caressed, 00:02:09.16 – 00:02:16.06 Pearl of the Orient Sea, our Eden lost, 00:02:16.17 - 00:02:21.11 With gladness I give you my Life, sad and repressed; 00:02:21.22 - 00:02:27.05 And were it more brilliant, more fresh and at its best, 00:02:28.17 - 00:02:32.26 I would still give it to you for your welfare at most. 00:02:33.02 - 00:02:39.26 On the fields of battle...

    Let It Be, Sun 1077  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    Through “My Last Duchess”, Browning exposes the innermost characteristics of the Duke of Ferrara. The Duke is the speaker of the poem and is hashing out the details of another marriage with an emissary from a Count when he draws a curtain to reveal a magnificent fresco of the Duke’s Last Duchess. The emissary voices a question about the expression on her face, an “earnest glance” of “depth and passion” (line 8), prompting the Duke’s monologue. Looking upon the artwork, the Duke praises “Fra Pandolf’s...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 890  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Worth of My Last Duchess

    Tecca Zimmerman Lit and Society Professor Peresie 4/10/12 The Worth of My Last Duchess Worthwhile literature has four basic elements, or characteristics that help to qualify a work as a worthwhile piece of literature. The four characteristics that help determine a piece of literature to be worthy of reading and studying are that it creates a lasting impression, it stretches the reader’s imagination, it is an aesthetically pleasing experience, and finally, it communicates across cultural...

    Aesthetics, Count, Dramatic monologue 1490  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Life in College

    My Life I am attending this college success class due to the fact I had very poor grades in my previous semesters. I have been attending Palo Alto College for about four years now off and on of course. After four years of college I wish my GPA was more worthy to show to others. After the first semester of college I still was undecided on my major and what I wanted to do with my life. I took a liking for the arts when I was in high school. During high school I was attending an...

    Academic term, Education, High school 635  Words | 3  Pages

  • my last duchess

    My Last Duchess This poem is written by Robert Browning who has lived in the Victorian age. It was the period of Queen Victoria's reign. It was a long period of prosperity for British people. That era became known for the employment of young children in factories, mines to collect coal, cotton bobbins collecting and other different jobs. The theme of prostitution and the "fallen women" became a stable feature of mid-Victorian literature and politics. The novel in the nineteenth century become the...

    Drama, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 1432  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Last Duchess

    My last Duchess essay 'My last Duchess' is a dramatic monologue written by Robert Browning in 1842. The poem itself is based in the 16th century and is narrated by Ferrara, the fifth Duke. Throughout the poem, many aspects of the Duke's personality are brought to attention such as his need to possess and control in order to maintain his reputation. All of this shows a strong contrast between the Duke and the Duchess; between his sour jealousy and her ever present smile and easily pleased personality...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1210  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Plans for the Last Seven Days of My Life

    English Com 101 13 June 2011 My Plans for the Last Seven Days of My Life I would be devastated to know I only have one week to live on this Earth. I have a lot of goals set up; they have not been accomplished yet. I would feel like I failed in life, and this would depress me. On the other hand, I would not let the fear of dying in a week’s time deter me from accomplishing one of my dreams, and getting some plans in motion. If I only have had one week...

    2002 albums, Arabian Peninsula, Burj Khalifa 895  Words | 3  Pages

  • My last duchess

    d’Este family, was a byword for fabulous displays of artistic and architectural taste alongside appalling brutality. These ideas embody the violence and materialism at the heart of the story, and which, it is hinted, motivated the Duke’s murder of his last Duchess. The immediate setting for the story is an upper chamber in the ducal palace, away from the ‘company below’, and Browning uses this as a means of making his narrator a more intimidating character, capable of dominating the isolated and socially...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Florence 1252  Words | 3  Pages

  • My last duchess

     My Last Duchess Question: Write about a poem set well in the past, but which remains relevant today. Explain why, despite the difference in time, the main concerns of the poem remains relevant to you. A poem which is set well in the past but remains relevant in today’s society is ‘My Last Duchess’ by Robert Browning. The poem remains relevant today as even nowadays there are people who possess similar characteristics as the Duke; the abusive use of power in some societies is still relevant...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, Monarch 1393  Words | 4  Pages

  • Writing and Semester

    Self-evaluation To be honest, my level of effort on my essays this semester so far has been not so great than what I wanted it to be, even though I truly know that the writing is a practical skill which close related with my future life. Previously, I have been trapped by fear emotion of writing and even become lazy to think about how to write a great essay. Beyond that, I have found myself need to taking more risks and challenging my prior writing style. Therefore as this semester has begun, I felt confused...

    Essay, Essays, Literature 1096  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Farewell by Jose Rizal

    "My Last Farewell" Farewell, my adored Land, region of the sun caress'd, Pearl of the Orient Sea, our Eden lost, With gladness I give thee my Life, sad and repress'd; And were it more brilliant, more fresh and at its best, I would still give it to thee for thine welfare at most. On the fields of battle, in the fury of fight, Others give thee their lives without pain or hesitancy, The place matters not: cypress, laurel, or lily; Scaffold, open field, conflict or martyrdom's site, It...

    Early Modern English, Sky, Sun 667  Words | 3  Pages

  • Commentary on 'Break, Break, Break' by Tennyson

    Break Break Break by Alfred Lord Tennyson The poem ‘Break Break Break by Alfred lord Tennyson was written in 1834, the year after the death of one of his closest friends; Arthur Henry Hallam. Hallam and Tennyson had been very close for almost six years, and Hallam had been engaged to Tennyson’s sister, so his fatal brain hemorrhage in 1833 came as a great shock to Lord Tennyson. Hallam’s death affected him so much that nineteen years later he named his son Hallam.The literate subject of the poem...

    Arthur Hallam, Connotation, Stanza 1925  Words | 5  Pages

  • My First and Last Love

    dying. On Mikaela’s 21st birthday, he brought her a bucket of roses, 21 in number. As he knelt down, he said, "Mikaela. You see, I've been in love with you all this time. I am madly in love with you. You are my everything. I'd do everything for you." She was stuck at his words. It was unexpected. Her feet felt as heavy as the rain. She didn't know what to do. Making the matter worse, she realized, standing behind Nathan, across...

    1379  Words | 4  Pages

  • “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”

    a book entitled Dramatic Lyrics, which was a famous work that contained a collection of dramatic monologues. Two of the poems found in this book were “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess”. In “Porphyria’s Lover”, Browning introduces a powerful insight into the demented mind of an extremely possessive man, while “My Last Duchess” tells a story about the Duke of Ferrara revealing to a guest the murder of his wife and the motives behind it. The two speakers share similar qualities, both being extremely...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Love 1338  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Last Weekend

    once made nPB had long warned that the chemical can cause neurological damage when inhaled at low doses for long periods. So how could it happen that Royale Comfort’s workers, whose plight was described in painful detail by Ian Urbina in The Times last Sunday, were exposed to it? There is plenty of blame to go around — a company trying to save a buck, timid regulators and weak laws. The main responsibility lies with the employer, which repeatedly invoked the specter of competition from Chinese manufacturers...

    Kim Jong-il, Korea, New York City 1671  Words | 5  Pages

  • My Last Duchess by Robert Browning

    Introduction to Poetry Appreciation. TAQ 2: My Last Duchess by Robert Browning is based upon Duke Alfonso II of Ferrara's marriage to Lucrezia de' Medici and her death at his hands. Although it has never been proven that the Duke orchestrated her death, she did die suspiciously at the young age of seventeen after only a year of being married to the Duke. At first glance the reader only sees this story but upon reading the poem in more depth and looking at what the form and language devices tell...

    My Last Duchess, Poetry, Rhyme scheme 944  Words | 2  Pages

  • break, break, break

    Grief and Love which Tennyson Tells Me “Break, Break, Break” is one of the poems written by Alfred, Lord, Tennyson after the death of his friend, Arthur Henry Hallam. He was the Tennyson's best friend from college and he was also engaged to get married with Tennyson's sister. However, he died because of brain hemorrhage in 1833. After his death, Tennyson’s poem shifted to nostalgic. He devoted about seventeen years to writing elegies for Hallam. This poem has four stanzas and each of them reflects...

    Arthur Hallam, Death, Happiness 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparative Essay on ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’

    Comparative essay on ‘My last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s lover’ Robert Browning was born in May 1812 and died at the age of seventy. Browning was an English poet who has become known as the person to invent and popularise the dramatic monologue. This made him the foremost Victorian poet; two of his most successful dramatic monologues are those of ‘My last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’. The reoccurring theme within the two monologues is murder as they show the idea of men killing a lover ...

    Dramatic monologue, Duke, My Last Duchess 2042  Words | 5  Pages

  • "My Last Duchess" By Robert Browning

    Robert Browning is known as the Master of Psychological dramatic monologue. In "My last Duchess" the reader only hears the Duke's story whose perverse point of view throws false accusations towards his recently deceased wife. What the reader knows about the characters is limited, so he must piece together the story on his own. The story the duke thinks he tells, of an unfaithful wife who offended his dignity, and the story he really tells, of jealousy and possessive love that leads to murder, engages...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Last Dutchess Essay Questions

    My Last Duchess By Robert Browning Submitted to: Mrs. Parsons Gill Submitted by: Jenny Dewland Date: September 24th 2012 English 2201 1. The title of the poem being “My Last Duchess” refers to the Duke of Ferrera’s late wife, in which he has recently been widowed due to her unknown death. As we read the title, the use of “MY Last Duchess” provides the fact that the poem is being told in first person, being the Duke himself. In the poem, he is having a showing of this beautiful painting...

    Count, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue 1224  Words | 4  Pages

  • Of mice and men and my last duchess

    Explore the presentation of women in Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’ and in Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’ The American Dream, which was once attainable, became a fantasy in the early 20th century for all types of people, hoping to achieve their dream and bask in their own success during The Great Depression. The Great Depression encompassed the population of the world in a time of struggle and hardships as a result of the economic decline. Set in the 1920s, a time where the country was a patriarchal...

    Gender, Great Depression, Husband 1856  Words | 4  Pages

  • Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess and Porphyria's Lover

    persona's of two distinct men but also when compared show large differences while dealing with essentially the same subject. A brief examination of the structural aspects of "Porphyria's Lover" is needed before further analysis is done. One can break the poem up into twelve stanzas with an ababb stanzaic rhyme structure, though it is most often printed as a block poem. This would make it an alternately rhymed quatrain with a fifth line attached to create a couplet ending. The majority of the...

    Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1757  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Psychology of the Duke in "My Last Duchess"

    My Last Duchess”, one of the most beautiful poems in English literature by Robert Browning; a poem in the dramatic monologue form, unlike others, that conveys its message by implementing pure and genuine technicality through the character within it. The poem takes place at the art gallery in the residence of the Duke of Ferrara, where the Duke, after his previous wife’s death or disappearance, is preparing to remarry and is talking to the messenger of the Count of Tyrol who has come with the proposal...

    Count, Duke, Iambic pentameter 1295  Words | 4  Pages

  • Semester Exam

    AVID Semester Exam Project Spring 2014 AVID Assignments Due Dates May 29,2014 A day May 30,2014 B day Part I. Please define/discuss the following: 1. Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship- 2. Bachelor’s Degree-A bachelor’s degree is a four-year degree. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree. In these four years, you will complete 120 semester credits or about 40 college courses.  3. Associate’s Degree-An associate degree is a two-year degree, meaning...

    Academic degree, Aptitude, Associate's degree 658  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Last Duchess Practice Commentary

     The given text is an extract from the short story “My Last Duchess” by Margaret Atwood from the anthology Moral Disorder. The story has the same title as the poem by Robert Browning. Gives tells the reader right away that the poem is central to the story they are about to read. It also tells that the writer expects the reader to know the poem before hand, implying that the target audience is sophisticated and educated. The story is told from the first person perspective of a charater named Nell...

    Bolesław Prus, Dramatic monologue, Fiction 997  Words | 2  Pages

  • CC112 Semester Self Reflection

    Controversial Issues Prof. Scaletta April 30, 2014 Semester Self-Reflection This semester’s CC112 course was quite interesting for me. I thought I wouldn’t do well because of the topic, controversial issues, but it actually tuned out I was wrong. I enjoyed learning and writing about the never ending controversial issues around the world. I’ve witnessed a great amount of improvement in my work since coming into this course. Taking CC112 has helped me better my organization and writing skills by practicing...

    Bibliography, Citation, Essay 824  Words | 3  Pages

  • Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess"

    In this essay, I would like to discuss one of Robert Browning's better known poems, "My Last Duchess." While some readers may be put off by Browning's language which now seems archaic, his poem is every bit as relevant today as when he wrote it almost two hundred years ago. It is as relevant in the twenty first century as it was in the sixteenth century which serves as the setting for the poet's history lesson. The poem focuses on a sixteenth century Italian duke who is regaling his guest with tales...

    Count, Dramatic monologue, Duke 1037  Words | 3  Pages

  • To Break or Not to Break

    Celone Verna English 101.2652 Professor. Van Slyck October 4, 2011 To Break or Not to Break? All through the play of Antigone, written by Sophocles, Antigone believes in the supremacy of religious law and tradition. Although Creon has proclaimed to the city that the traitor, Polynices, should not be buried, Antigone insists on following the religious law requiring that females bury the deceased of their family. Antigone’s pride ensures that she will die rather than renounce her beliefs...

    Antigone, Creon, Oedipus 1032  Words | 3  Pages

  • Spring Break

    Spring break is supposed to be a great time from the second it begins, until the second it ends. Now there is always that boring time it takes to get to wherever you may be going no matter how far that may be it is always the least fun of the entire vacation. My last spring break’s car ride happened to be the least fun by far of any trip I have taken up to this point in my life. It all started out not so good before I had even left to pick up my buddies who were riding with me for the trip. My good...

    Apartment, Debit card, Panama City Beach, Florida 1466  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Episode of My Life- Life of a Grade 8 Student

    An Episode Of My Life I woke up in the middle of the night after the weird noise coming from my brother Jake’s room. It was his alarm that made such noise. He has an important high school exam today. Apparently he thought that having a fire drill sound as his alarm tune would surely wake him up, it did but it woke all of us up. After finally being able to sleep again, I woke up around eight o’clock. I was thirty minute later from the time when I usually wake up. It is Wednesday, June...

    English-language films, Family, High school 1165  Words | 3  Pages

  • Having a Baby Changed My Life

    either makes you or breaks you, and having my son has definitely made me who I am. Before I had Gabriel, my life was completely different but now everything has changed for the better. I’ve never loved anyone or anything like I love him. Being a mother is absolutely amazing. The things my son learns and teaches me every day are also amazing and also make me better. There’s no way I could ever not want him in my life. Before I had my son, people would say I...

    2006 albums, 2006 singles, 2007 singles 579  Words | 4  Pages

  • Semester Reflection

    Semester Reflection As the semester started, I had set my mind that I was destined to achieve a lot. During the start of the semester, I had several difficulties writing English assignments especially in terms of grammar. During the first week of the semester, I sat down, organized my thoughts and comprehended that throughout the semester, I had to achieve all that I had planned for. As a student of English, I had planned that throughout the semester, I had to improve my skills as a scholar, writer...

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