"Where Shall We Go This Summer Anita Desai" Essays and Research Papers

  • Where Shall We Go This Summer Anita Desai

    CONGUGAL CACAPHONY IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS Suneeta Upadhyay, Research Scholar M.M.H. college, Ghaziabad, C.C.S. University, Meerut Indian novelist and short story writer, Anita Desai is specially noted for her insightful depiction of the inner life of the female characters in her writings. In most of her novels Anita Desai dwells on the themes incongruity, incertitude and hazards of human relationship particularly the man-woman relationship. D.H. Lawrence points out: The great relationship...

    Family, Husband, Interpersonal relationship 1348  Words | 4  Pages

  • Where Should We Go for Summer Vacation

    Where should we go for end of summer trip? Vacations were never something I took. I remember as a child my family took two vacations one was a trip to Hershey Park and the other was a trip to King’s Dominion Virginia. I remember that trip to Hershey Park really well because I really enjoyed it. We took the tour of the factory, and it smelled absolutely yummy. The other vacation was a week’s trip to King’s Dominion; yes it was still called that back then. We left King’s Dominion, and went to...

    Beach, Google, Horry County, South Carolina 1726  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita Desai - Summary

    Anita Desai: Biography Anita Desai (born 1937) has been touted by "British Writers'" A. Michael Matin as "one of the preeminent contemporary Indian novelists," even referred to by many as the Mother of the Indian psychological novel genre. Her meticulous depictions of modern Indian life, combined with an elevated level of linguistic skill that frequently enters the poetic realm, have secured her a place of honor in the pantheon of Indian authors. Early Life Anita Desai was born on June 24, 1937...

    British Raj, Children's literature, Delhi 1968  Words | 5  Pages

  • Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist

    Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist Most of Desai's works engage the complexities of modern Indian culture from a feminine perspective while highlighting the female Indian predicament of maintaining self-identity as an individual woman. Cry, the Peacock, Desai's first novel, chronicles the morbid dread, descent into madness, and suicide of Maya, a young Delhi housewife who is trapped in a loveless, arranged marriage to the much older Gautama, a misogynistic lawyer. The novel foreshadows...

    Fiction, India, Indian English literature 2239  Words | 6  Pages

  • Desai Pres.

    Anita Desai (b.1937) – formerly Anita Mazumdar Indian novelist and short story writer, especially noted for her sensitive portrayal of the inner life of her female characters. Several of Desai's novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. In her later novels Desai has dealt with such themes as German anti-Semitism, the demise of traditions, and Western stereotypical views of India. "Even though his cigarette stank - it was a local one, wrapped in a tendu...

    Culture of India, Delhi, Economy of India 1247  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    A conversation with Anita Desai, and some notes on her work [Statutory warning: long, bifurcated post – some thoughts on Anita Desai’s writing followed by a Q&A. Apologies in case there’s some overlapping between the two elements. I wrote it as a flowing piece - a profile-cum-interview - for Business Standard Weekend but since there isn’t a word-constraint here I prefer to spread it out and play with the format.] Long before the publication of Midnight’s Children brought alive new possibilities...

    India, Kiran Desai, Life 1227  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    English writers Anita Desai holds a prominent place because of the immense popularity she commands as a novelist of human predicament of anxiety, frustration and loneliness in the insensitive and inconsiderate contemporary world. This paper aims at tracing the theme of alienation in the novels of Anita Desai. Alienation refers to estrangement that occurs in the relation between an individual and that to which he or she is relating to. It is a feeling of not belonging. This feeling can be physical...

    Husband, India, Kiran Desai 800  Words | 3  Pages

  • Where Shall We Go

    The poem “where shall we go” is written by Vernon Scannell. This poem is mainly based on a love relationship, which doesn’t go to plan. Throughout the poem it shows that love can end up in many ways, but looking closely at the content of love in this poem it doesn’t go smoothly. The see is set in a local pub bar where a man is waiting impatiently on his girlfriend to arrive, but he knows himself that she is going to be late. The mood all through the poem is down beat and this poem also has a regular...

    Love, Meter, Poetic form 730  Words | 2  Pages

  • theme of aleniation in Anita Desai novels

    THEME OF ALIENATION IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS WITH REFERENCE TO ‘CRY, THE PEACOCK’, ‘VOICES IN THE CITY’ AND ‘FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN’ Alienation is one of the greatest problems confronting modern man. The 20th century Especially the postwar period has been called the ‘Age of Alienation’. Edmund Fuller remarks that in our age man suffers not only from war persecution , famine and ruin, but from inner problem a conviction on isolation , randomness , meaninglessness in his way of existence. There are...

    20th century, Fiction, Hominidae 864  Words | 3  Pages

  • Review: Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai

    Review: Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai The most recent novel of Indian born author Anita Desai, Fasting, Feasting (1999) tells the story of two middle-class families and the allegorical struggles of the individual members to find individual identity and happiness. This meticulously constructed prose gravitates towards the position of women in the family unit and explores socially ordered gender imbalance in domestic life. Featuring a traditional Indian family in provincial town India and...

    Family, Feminism, Gender 1978  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai

    Sea by Anita Desai mirror its society’s values? What to include: Define the cultural values and ideas of this society. Theme as a cultural representation of values and ideas Characterisation – characters as a stereotype of values and ideas Hari, his father (role of fathers in society) Setting – city and village – as representation (symbols) of values and ideas Introduction: (Author and the title of the book must be included in the first sentence). The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai...

    Culture, Family, Father 1632  Words | 6  Pages

  • We Shall Overcome

    We Shall Overcome Propaganda and politics go together like two peas in a pod. George Orwell discusses the marriage of the two in his essay, “Politics and the English Language.” Among the most common propaganda techniques Orwell demonstrates, the two most prominent political speeches would be meaningless words and pretentious diction. Propaganda techniques are most commonly known as ways to be dishonest or when there is a hidden agenda. However in President Lyndon B. Johnson speech known as “We...

    African American, Discrimination, Lyndon B. Johnson 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Where Do We Go From Here

    Where Do We Go From Here? Mark 1:12-13 Delivered on October 30, 2014 at 12th District Fall Convocation Bishop Samuel L. Green, Sr. Long Version As I close, I can hear Jairus, the synagogue ruler, asking this same question “Where do we go from here”? His question was birthed from his desperation, because his baby daughter was about to die, she would never experience a prom, or graduate from college. [I don’t know if she was dying because she was a little black girl who may have been walking...

    Bible, Gospel of John, Gospel of Luke 637  Words | 2  Pages

  • Fasting Feasting by Anita Desai

    Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary Anita Desai's novel of intricate family relations plays out in two countries, India and the United States. The core characters comprise a family living in a small town in India, where provincial customs and attitudes dictate the futures of all children: girls are to be married off and boys are to become as educated as possible. The story contrasts the life of the main character, Uma, the family's older daughter, with Arun, the boy and baby of the family. Uma spends...

    Generic Access Network, George S. Patton, Mama and papa 1884  Words | 5  Pages

  • Village by the Sea Anita Desai

    Name of the book; Village by the see By; Anita Desai Story; of an Indian family A story of an Indian family, staying in a village, called Thul, almost 14 miles away form Mumbai one of the most famous cities of India. This family consists of a mother who is very sick and lying in bed all the time, father who drinks all the time and is unable to work due to his hard drinking habit, three sisters and a brother, the two younger sisters who are studying at school, and an elder sister who has stopped...

    Banach–Mazur game, City, Family 1028  Words | 3  Pages

  • we shall fight on the beaches

    Churchill: An Inspiration “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” is one of the most motivational and inspirational speeches during World War II. The oration begins with Churchill describing on how the war is proceeding and their position in it. Based on the details of the situation, it sounds very grim for them. Churchill, using this to his advantage, creates a higher moral and encourages people that they will win the fight and they will not give up. Churchill accomplishes this using all forms of rhetorical...

    Adolf Hitler, Anthony Eden, British Empire 1156  Words | 5  Pages

  • anita desai

    by Anita Desai The main characters who struck me the most are Uma and her brother Arun; to them are dedicated the two parts of the novel. Personally I think they have a lot of things in common and I’m not only considering the fact that they belong to the same close-knit family: they are somehow subjected to a reality from which they both want to escape. Uma is the plainest character of the novel, I think: she always obeys her parents and makes everything they want her to do. This is not...

    Novel, Protagonist 3006  Words | 8  Pages

  • Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day, Analsis

     Literary Analysis Shall I Compare Thee to Summers Day? In analyzing Sonnet 18, Shall I Compare Thee to Summers Day?, written by William Shakespeare it is important to know some of the background information on this poet and playwright. He wrote a hundred and fifty four sonnets, that cover three major themes: 1. how short every life is, 2. that beauty will always fade because it is not everlasting, and 3. the weaknesses of humans to give into earthy temptations. Most scholars refer...

    First Folio, Iambic pentameter, Romeo and Juliet 1236  Words | 4  Pages

  • Existentialistic Ideas in Anita Desai's Novels.

    EXISTENTIALIST FOCUS ON PROTAGONIST SITA - ANITA DESAI'S -WHERE SHALL WE GO THIS SUMMER ? The protagonist herself has an existential entity. Desai, has presented an intense identity crisis of the central character Sita, a sensitive woman in her late forties.Existentialism’ is a difficult term to define and an odd movement as many feel, but it not totally impossible to define. ‘Existentialists’, tend to take freedom of the will, the human power to do or not do, as absolutely obvious. Only now...

    Character, Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre 631  Words | 2  Pages

  • Where Do We Go from Here Anaysis

    Summary The critical essay “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” written by Marin Luther King Jr., is an inquisitive piece who preaches the idea of a peaceful society, Martin also highlights the major issues happening and changing the world at the time. It analyzes events involving World War II and Vietnam War, and uses an example from Greek Literature to apply the concept known as “Ulysses and the Siren”; resulting in a realization that peace is the solution to chaos. Idea Based ...

    Hubert Humphrey, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson 935  Words | 3  Pages

  • Where Do We Go from Here

    Where Do We Go From Here? Debbie Ebersole HIS/135 11/27/2011 Brian D. Blodgett, Ph., D Where Do We Go From Here? History repeats itself; a phrase I have heard many times over the course of my life. I have also been told “if you want to look into the future, look to the past.” If there is truth to either phrase, perhaps we are the brink of change; a time of prosperity much like after WWII. Starting with the 1950’s and going forward let us look back on events that have helped define where...

    Cold War, Gerald Ford, Lyndon B. Johnson 1573  Words | 5  Pages

  • Shall We Dance

    Running Head: SHALL WE DANCE 1 Shall We Dance Denise Gilbert Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College SHALL WE DANCE 2 Abstract This paper will show three versions of Cinderella that are similar in meaning and different in views. Interpretations of each story are basically the same, a young girl who is mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters. A magical transformation occurs that brings her dreams of meeting a prince and changes this young innocent girl...

    A Cinderella Story, Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault 1166  Words | 4  Pages

  • Post Colonial Impact in Anita Desai’s in Custody

    Lovers in Anita Desai’s In Custody Dr.A.CHANDRA BOSE, PhD., Assistant Professor of English The Madura College (Autonomous) Madurai, Tamilnadu -625 011 boseac@gmail.com Introduction Anita Desai is an important women novelist in the firmament of Indian fiction in English. She unfolds lot of complex things for example, struggles of innocents, problems of human relationship and decay of Urdu language in her novels. This paper tries...

    Ghazal, Languages of India, Mir Taqi Mir 1866  Words | 5  Pages

  • marital discord

    contemporary Indian English novelists Anita Desai is, perhaps, the most perceptive and consistent explorer of the inner life, especially that of Indian women, convulsed by an acute sense of helplessness in the face of onslaughts of an unfeeling world and the resultant mental agony. Anita Desai in most of her female protagonists, by a variety of factors – the most prominant being the marital dischord. This paper puts forward the portrayal of marital dischord in Anita Desai’s Cry, the peacock. The...

    Conjugal visit, Family, Husband 981  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summer

    SUMMER (Descriptive Essay)      Everyone has a comfortable place to escape to for relaxation.  They go there when they need to be alone and not with people to disturb them.  My place is nature in the summer.  The summer time relaxes me like no exact place could.  Nature, in the summer, relaxes me with its naturedness.      I love sitting in the grass and listening to the nature sounds around  me while it's summer.  One of the sounds I tune to first is the sound of the birds singing and chirping...

    Feeling, Huntington Beach, California, Orange County, California 1860  Words | 5  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    org/ijel ISSN 2141-2626 ©2011 Academic Journals Review Anita Desai’s ‘in custody’: Unlocking the web of time and space Bhasha Shukla Sharma Department of Humanities, University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal. (M.P), India. E-mail: Bhasha.shukla@gmail.com. Tel: 9826090200. Accepted 6 August, 2011 This paper attempts to semiotically interpret the use of time and place as narrative device in Anita Desai’s ‘In Custody’. Space and time have aroused the curiosity...

    Delhi, Hindi, Mirza Ghalib 6807  Words | 18  Pages

  • The Significance of Spring and Summer in Thomas Hardy’s Poems

    Weathers By Thomas Hardy This is the weather the cuckoo likes, And so do I; When showers betumble the chestnut spikes, And nestlings fly; And the little brown nightingale bills his best, And they sit outside at 'The Traveller's Rest,' And maids come forth sprig-muslin drest, And citizens dream of the south and west, And so do I. This is the weather the shepherd shuns, And so do I; When beeches drip in browns and duns, And thresh and ply; And hill-hid tides throb, throe on throe...

    Emotion, Narrator, Poetry 1815  Words | 5  Pages

  • Shall I Compare Thee to Summers Day

    October 16, 2012 The Love Of Poetry Lives On One will come to the realization that life must come to an end, but does the spirit of love live on forever? In the sonnet, “Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day?” the speaker starts by asking whether he ought to compare whomever he’s speaking to with to a summer’s day. Instead of pursuing that subject any further, he jumps right in, calling the object of his description more “lovely” and more “temperate” than a summer’s day.(2) The meaning of...

    Double Live, Grammatical person, Poetry 889  Words | 3  Pages

  • My Summer Vacation

    My Summer Vacation My summer vacation was really fun and I enjoyed every minute of it. The first day of my Summer vacation was boring, but I knew it would be because it was the first day. I spent Almost my entire summer vacation with Astrid and my cousin as well as my family. The first thing I wanted to do was to go to the beach. I ended up going to the beach, but it Was when Tania invited me to come out of a video for her fifteen and I of course I said Yes. As well as Astrid...

    Angelo Badalamenti, Coming out, Cousin 501  Words | 3  Pages

  • We Shall Fight To The Beaches

     We Shall Fight To the Beaches “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender”, exclaimed Winston Churchill in a speech during World War II in June 4, 1940. That is just an excerpt of the passion filled speech given in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Churchill was your typical British speaker: a stiff upper lip which is the ability...

    British Empire, British Isles, Prime minister 1114  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Village by the Sea - Anita Desai

    Anita Desai?s novel, The Village by the Sea, is a vibrant narration of perseverance and hope in distress. It is a saga of changes and adaptation, a little of evil and more about the goodness of nature and human kindness. Based on true events, it is a story set in a small coastal village Thul near Bombay. The two main characters of the novel are a brother and sister duo, 13-year-old Lila and 12-year-old Hari. They have two young school-going sisters, Bela and Kamal, a chronically ill mother and...

    Adrien Brody, Diwali, Paddy field 1034  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anita Roddick, the Body Shop

    Anita Roddick, The Body Shop Sylvia Whisenant Strayer University Dr. Johnny Maddox Business 302 November 24, 2011 Anita Roddick, The Body Shop This paper examines the management style of Anita Roddick, how her unique style of leadership helped her become not only a success in business, but a success in getting the world of corporate business to become green and socially responsible. The Primary Business The Body Shop, a world- wide cosmetics company, its products are made...

    Anita Roddick, Entrepreneurship, History of cosmetics 1341  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay analysis chapter 4 Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai

    also the fact that Bim is taking the mum figure, nursing her brothers and sisters, taking care of the house, keeping the garden alive and so on. However, she's also destroying childhood memories (as the rose) to refresh everybody's purpose. Perhaps Desai wants to remind the reader that they are grown adults, they have to let their infancy (and everything attached to it) behind them to finally move on. Perhaps the writer is trying to give a message to the reader. Finally, what if she was giving the...

    Childhood Memories, English-language films, Family 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • If we must die McKay

    As a Jamaican immigrant to the United States, Claude McKay's writing spanned many complex themes, both from his experiences of life in Jamaica and his life in the United States. His early writings would be focused on his life in Jamaica. They would go on to win several literary awards, allowing McKay to fund a trip to the United States. In 1912, after arriving in America, he attended college there, and eventually became a part of the Harlem Renaissance movement, a group of African American writers...

    Couplet, Iambic pentameter, Poetry 1225  Words | 3  Pages

  • anita desai

    Interview with Anita Desai Magda Costa interviewed Anita Desai in Barcelona, 30 Jan 2001. Desai was in Spain to launch the Spanish and Catalan translations of Fasting, Feasting. -How was it to grow up in a family like yours, with a German mother and a Bengali father, in India? -When you are a child you take for granted what your family is; you don’t question it. The fact is that my mother adapted so completely to the Indian way of life that nobody thought of her as a foreigner anymore. It’s true...

    Creative writing, English language, Hindi 3853  Words | 9  Pages

  • The Voice of the City Anita Desai

    housebound, and her sons, Howard and Buglar, have run away from home by the time they are thirteen years old. Soon afterward, Baby Suggs, the mother of Sethe's husband Halle, dies in her bed. Paul D, one of the slaves from Sweet Home, the plantation where Baby Suggs, Sethe, her spouse Halle, and several other slaves once worked, arrives at 124. He tries to bring a sense of reality into the house. He also tries to make the family forget the past. In doing so, he forces out the spirit. At first, he seems...

    Family, Identity, Maternal bond 1664  Words | 4  Pages

  • Summer Vacation

    Do you remember that feeling you'd get on the last day of school? Remember how excited you'd be to finally get to do those summer things like ride bikes with your friends, stay up all night planning pranks, and chasing down the ice cream man after dinner? These are just a few of my favorite memories from those long summer days. Now picture this. It's a beautiful July day, perfect to spend a few lazy hours by the pool, but instead you'll be in school. Okay, sure you could come home and relax in the...

    Anxiety, Arne Duncan, Barack Obama 1128  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anita and Me

    SOUTH ASIAN WRITING HOME ASSIGNMENT: Diaspora In South Asian Literature- As seen in Meera Syal’sAnita and Me” Submitted by : 08/EL/47 Urmimala Bhattacharjee The mention of ‘home’ and ‘outside’ is not a specification of India at all, but rather...

    Anita and Me, Asia, Betty Trask Award 2688  Words | 7  Pages

  • Winston Churchill Analysis- We Shall Fight On The Beaches

    English I 11/25/13 Analysis of “We Shall Fight On The Beaches” In 1940 the Nazis and Hitler were rapidly spreading through Europe. Only sixteen days after Winston Churchill became the Prime Minister of Britain were the British Expeditionary Force and the First French Army trapped on the beaches surrounding Dunkirk, France ("Battle of Dunkirk"). There were 400,000 troops trapped on there, with the Nazis surprisingly halted. 338,000 troops were rescued from those beaches, thanks to efforts from...

    Adolf Hitler, British Empire, David Lloyd George 1191  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Rhetorical Criticism of We Shall Ove

     The Anthem of the Civil Right’s Movement: A Rhetorical Criticism of “We Shall Overcome” By: Lucas Eckrich Professor Worthington FYS: Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Era Introduction The American traditional “We Shall Overcome,” is the song of the Civil Right’s struggle. From its roots in early spirituals to its re-imagination in twentieth century gospels, “We Shall Overcome” encompasses the history of the civil rights movement. Its collective longevity and deep roots in the African American...

    Bob Dylan, Civil and political rights, Civil rights and liberties 1972  Words | 11  Pages

  • Where Will We Be In Twenty Years?

    Where Will We Be In Twenty Years? When you only have a dollar to spend, and you have two kids to feed. Either you go to the market and find something that’s cheap, or you go through a drive thru and call it good purchasing whatever you can off the dollar menu because that’s you’re only option. Knowing that going to the market, trying to find something healthy, you’ll automatically turn your cart right back around because the price is too high. At the end of the day, you find yourself in a bind...

    Agriculture, Food, Natural environment 759  Words | 3  Pages

  • Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day/Do Not Go Gentle in to That Good Night Comparison Essay

    in which the author is trying to paint. Take Shakespeare’s, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” and Thomas’s, “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.” Sometimes the canvas may appear dark and gloomy and other times it may portray a beautiful array of sunshine. In the poem, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” imagery is used frequently through the graphic description of the woman’s beauty compared to the radiance of summer. I can almost hear the wind blowing so roughly as to somewhat...

    All Good Things..., Form of the Good, Iambic pentameter 1098  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Devoted Son - Anita Desai

            Anita Desai’s story is all about duty and devotion. It draws a picture of the life of a son. The son is brought up by his father, starts earning his livelihood and then, dutifully looks after his father. However, crisis develops as his father, whimsical due to age, starts misinterpreting his son’s treatment. The question that the story posse is that how long should a son take care of his father? What should be the extent of his dutifulness and obedience? This is a problem of the modern world...

    Ageing, Death, Elderly care 825  Words | 2  Pages

  • Shall We Walk

    Shall We Walk? by Pura Santillan-Castrence This essay was written during the Japanese Occupation but it is as relevant today as it was then. I wrote an article some years ago on the benefits of walking. My automobiled friends praised the article politely enough, they liked it (at least they said so); the points were well taken; people should really walk more; it took someone like me to show in such graphic terms what could have been clear to everyone before… then they went on their morning-till-night...

    Exercise, Muscle, Walking 1350  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pineapple Cake Anita Desai - Introduction

    postponed or cancelled on account of some small accidental lapse on his part.”We can see from this line that Mrs. Fernandez has let Victor down before and though her promise is as simple as giving him a pineapple cake, she cannot do so. REPUTATION Mrs. Fernandez has shown from the beginning that she is embarrassed by her son. “… Mrs Fernandez sighed to think how much easier it would have been if she had had a daughter instead.” We can see that Mrs. Fernandez is quite fixed on what other people view of...

    Boy, Perspiration 942  Words | 3  Pages

  • Memorable summer

     MEMORABLE SUMMER Magic, name of the cruise line we went on last summer, have one thousand feet long as much as twenty seven length of school buses combine and fifteen decks above of surface sea water, and because of a imagination, my kids called it by “big boat”. We were very excited, and my kids had been asked about the trip every night since spring. Also, we were join a group had five families were going to. Wow, group vacation on cruise sounded like it could have a...

    Freshwater, Recreation, Seawater 1363  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summer Vacation

     “Summer Getaway” I just can’t wait until summer. With all of those plans to do, it’s really going to be fun! I’ll tell you my awesome plans. This summer I’m going to Boracay! When school gets out were going there. Along the way we might make some stops. First we will leave San pedro laguna and go to Kalibo, Aklan and stay there a day. One of the Sundays in boracay will be the most fun because we’re going too an island. After that, I might go swimming with my family. When we come back I will...

    Charleston County, South Carolina, Family, Sleep 1115  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anita Desai's The Village by the Sea: Imagery, Juxtaposition, and Foreshadowing

    In the novel The Village By the Sea, the author Anita Desai effectively conveys the protagonists Hari and Lila facing and overcoming change in a traditional culture through the experiences they surpass. The use of various techniques including imagery, juxtaposition and foreshadowing embody the significance to adapting to change, to stay strong and the importance of kindness. This assists in informing the reader of change through the families experiences in the novel. A constant theme displayed...

    Adaptation, Aravinda de Silva, Change 1063  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay on Dame Anita Roddick

    Dame Anita Roddick and The Body Shop: Getting Started The daughter of Italian immigrants born and raised in the UK, Anita Perella began developing her legendary work ethic and keen business sense at an early age as she and her siblings worked tirelessly in her parent’s café as children. It was very common in those days for immigrant children to labor as hard as (if not harder) than their adult counterparts and Anita was no exception. She was a hard worker but also garnered a reputation for being...

    Anita Roddick, History of cosmetics, Host Universal 2162  Words | 6  Pages

  • Shall We Tell the President?

    A Short Summary of "Shall We Tell the President" by James Archer.       The novel starts with the inauguration ceremony of Florentyna Kane, the forty third presidents of America and also the first women. She defeated Ralph Brooks in the election. Her husband was Richard Winchester and she had two children William and Annabel. In her first speech she talks about the ‘Gun control bill’ and declared the war against the disease, discrimination and poverty. March 3 Thursday Evening: Nick Stames, the...

    Federal Bureau of Investigation, J. Edgar Hoover, Law enforcement agency 1206  Words | 4  Pages

  • Recreation and Summer

    [Can you help me come up with a hook for this story?] Summer is a great time of the year for every person younger than eighteen because it is a time of year you have little to no responsibilities. You can sleep in, relax, hang out with friends or just do whatever you want all summer long. These are the reasons I love summer. My summer this year has been great because there was always something to do, whether it was playing games, to going to seeing a movie, to hanging out with friends. The...

    Amusement park, Debut albums, Nintendo 2144  Words | 6  Pages

  • We Call on You to Deliver Us from the Tyrant’s Chain”: Lowell Women Workers Campaign for a Ten Hour Workday

    We Call On You to Deliver Us From the Tyrant’s Chain”: Lowell Women Workers Campaign for a Ten Hour Workday The burgeoning textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, brought increasing competition among the owners and declining conditions for the workers. In the 1830s the women working in the mills turned to economic protests and collective action; their “turn outs” or strikes proved unsuccessful in combating the wage cuts. In the 1840s mill workers turned to political organization as they mounted...

    Been So Long, Employment, Factory 2728  Words | 7  Pages

  • This Is It

    DBQ 3 The American Revolution, 1750–1776 Directions: In this DBQ, you must compose an essay that uses both your interpretation of Documents A–I and your own outside knowledge of the period mentioned in this question. To what extent was the conflict between Great Britain and her North American colonies economic in origin rather than rooted in political and social controversies and differences? Use these documents and your knowledge of the period from 1750 to 1776 to compose your...

    American Revolution, British Empire, Colonialism 1253  Words | 6  Pages

  • Where Do We Go From Here: A "Capitalism: A Love Story" Review

    Where Do We Go From Here Capitalism was good for the people of the United States, at least for a few years. The Golden Age of Capitalism, or the economic prosperity following the World War II in 1945, was good as long as it put more than food on the table and allowed many to live the elite life. America, indeed, paid a good deal for its love of Capitalism. But that was then, and just like any other love affair, the good relationship between America and Capitalism had to reach a conclusion. Unfortunately...

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  • Summer vacation

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