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Story “The Kugelmass Episode”: About What? Analysis




Words: 836 (4 pages)

In the story The Kugelmass Episode, Woody Allen takes the reader on an exciting journey through time and literature that keeps you begging for more. Professor Kugelmass is a middle-aged teacher at City College in New York City. He seems to be unfulfilled and bored with his life as a whole. The real world is…

Chaser John Collier Analysis




Words: 1405 (6 pages)

Alan Austen, a young man who is passionately in love with a young woman who is indifferent to him, comes to the establishment of a mysterious old man who deals in magic potions. Austen has been told that he can buy a potion that will make the object of his affections fall madly in love…

What You Pawn I Will Redeem Analysis



Words: 755 (4 pages)

Jackson Jackson is a homeless Indian living in Seattle. He was given a chance to win back his grandmother’s powpow regalia. I believe that throughout the story all of Jackson’s intentions to try and get back the regalia were good, although it didn’t seem like it at first. What made me like Jackson was his…

Analyzing The Wind





Words: 661 (3 pages)

Analyzing the WindInherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. LeePlot:Cates is thrown into jail for teaching the beginning of the world contrary to what the bible says. Brady is coming to Hillsboro for the trail. Hornbeck announces he will bring Drummond to defend Cates. Both sides choose the remaining members of the jury….

The Millers Fabliau Tale



Words: 503 (3 pages)

The Miller’s Fabliau Within Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, he exemplifies an example all the characteristics of a fabliau in The Miller’s Tale. Two points, with which he chooses to satirize from the fabliau, The Miller’s Tale, are love at first sight and May/December marriages. In the Miller’s Tale, the main character, John, who is a carpenter…

Margaret Atwood’s “Happy Endings” Analysis






Words: 1104 (5 pages)

Children universally grow-up with stories of “Once upon a time.. ” and “Happily ever after.. ” and with the conception that you will meet a partner, fall in love, and live happily ever after. Margaret Atwood challenges this conception in her short story “Happy Endings”. “Happy Endings” is satirical because it mocks the common misconception…

Showing Off by Janice Galloway






Words: 1141 (5 pages)

The article ‘Showing Off’ by the Scottish writer Janice Galloway describes how she overcame obstacles in her life to become a writer and shows that even if you are not blessed with the best oppurtunities in life and suffer from prejudice, it is still possible to achieve your goals. Through the clever use of language…

Reader Response in Exploring Catch 22 by Joseph Heller Analysis






Words: 1575 (7 pages)

Introduction             In 1961, Catch 22 by Joseph Heller was published and became one of the greatest antiwar books to have ever been written.  Heller goes into great length about the meaning of heroism and the meaning of bureaucracy through the lens of wartime violence and satirical dark comedy.  Set in World War II Italy,…

Dark Humor and Mental Illness



Mental Illness

Words: 390 (2 pages)

Dark humor was popular in my friend group. This made people suffering from a mental health problem feel like they were not alone, like it wasn’t weird to feel the way they do. This new feeling of community gave Janet the courage to speak out about their mental illness. Dark humor calls attention to overlooked…

Using Humor in English Language Teaching to Motivate the Students in Learning




Words: 1976 (8 pages)

Introduction Research Background The teacher is always seen as a serious and authoritative person in teaching. Quite often many students are afraid to ask questions or discuss with their teacher. Even though the teacher should make students become more active in learning and also motivate students. But not all teachers always show the side of…

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