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    The "wilderness" is used as a metaphor for the period in a male’s life when he is no longer a boy‚ but not yet a man. This play tells the story of the coming-of-age of Richard‚ and the evolution he undergoes while becoming a man. The "wilderness" used in the title is a metaphor for the years between childhood and manhood. Life‚ for a man‚ is like the woods....   [tags: Ah Wilderness Essays] 1052 words (3 pages) $24.95 [preview] Civilize The Wilderness - Civilize the Wilderness Wilderness‚ why

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    Entering the Wilderness

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    unoccupied land space continues to escalate. Using the experiences gained from this class‚ along with a combination of wilderness ethics‚ and outside research‚ I will develop my own definition of wilderness. After generating this definition‚ I will confront the problem (maybe use conundrum) of balancing the needs of everyone with the finite amount of land available. The Wilderness Writing seminar enabled students to experience many educational and awesome things such as hiking on Grandfather Mountain

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    Wilderness Idea

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    The Wilderness Idea In this statement from Wallace Stegner’s‚ "The Wilderness Idea"‚ there are three assertions. These assertions are: 1) No wilderness remains and the environment we live in is man-controlled‚ 2) Technology forces us to live a ’termite-life’ without a moment of reflection and rest‚ 3) We are a society like ’Brave New World’ that does not care for or have any need for the environment but instead relies on technology. These assertions are completely false and

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    Wilderness Survival Speech

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    Informative Speech Outline: Wilderness Survival L .INTRODUCTION A. If you were stranded in the wilderness of Alaska‚ would you be a survivor or a unprepared victim? B. This topic is important to myself and you‚ because improving knowledge on surviving simple encounters such as a car breaking down in the largest state in the U.S with over half a million miles of wilderness is extremely vital. C. I’m going to briefly talk about preparing yourself‚ procedures and steps from experienced writers‚

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    Character in Wilderness In The Trouble with Wilderness‚ William Cronon investigates the concept of wilderness and states that the concept partially results from Americans ’ obsession with the idea of frontier. He points out that many Americans celebrate wilderness because as the frontier‚ it forms American national character and identity. Thomas Cole is an example of the adherents of wilderness that Cronon refers to. In Essay on American Scenery‚ Cole conveys his devotion to wilderness as the frontier

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    A SECOND LOOK AT WILDERNESS: A SUMMARY OF WILLIAM CRONON’S “THE TROUBLE WITH WILDERNESS; OR‚ GETTING BACK TO THE WRONG NATURE” In the past several decades‚ wilderness has been illustrated as the sole standing retreat for civilization to escape to when our world becomes overwhelming. In William Cronon’s The Trouble With Wilderness; or‚ Getting Back to The Wrong Nature‚ he preaches how over time our definition of wilderness has completely changed. Today‚ we define the concept of the wild as natural

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    Wilderness Versus Wildness Wilderness and wildness are two words that present two different views of how nature effects civilizations. Wilderness has a positive connotation‚ meaning the forest and the beautiful aspects of nature. Wildness means living with no rules‚ and relying on the basic human instinct to survive. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur has displayed contradictory views on New Britain‚ and how the people living there conduct themselves. Both wilderness and wildness are concepts that

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    In talking with James‚ this line between the positives and negatives of the wilderness was the space we wanted to target for our sermonic moment. There was one more step that I wanted to take in preparing for this sermon though; because my lay committee has often encouraged me to work with personal stories more regularly‚ it was important to me that I include my own experiences with wilderness in my part of the sermon. As a boy growing up in the rural south-eastern U.S.‚ I spent a lot of summers

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    Wilderness Versus Civilization In "The Place‚ the Regions‚ and the Commons‚" Gary Snyder discusses the importance of place when dealing with the environment and establishment of ideological hearths. The contrasting sides between the natural world and synthetic societies play a large part within the essay‚ for we must take a stand when determining our own personal place. Snyder cites many examples of how humanity’s search for place leads to the destruction of the natural world around us‚ such

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    controlled society. The Scarlet Letter depicts this conflict in the context of a late 1800s Puritan society. With an emphasis on conformity in Puritan society‚ the introduction of a wild and free force completely threatens that design. This concept of wilderness is conveyed through the characters of the book and reflect how humans want freedom. Nature in The Scarlet Letter represents freedom from the constraints of society; the connections between Pearl and nature reflect humans’ base instinct to seek freedom

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