Essay the third
Essay the fourth
When my mother
was was about six years old, when she got her first pets. They were pedigree
Doberman Pinchers. My Grandfather gave mymother, her sisters,and brothers.
the pupies were about six weeks old when my mother had gotten the pups. the
black coated pup was Rafiki in the swahili language that ment friend. the
brown-red coler coated pup was Simba, wich means lion. as the years went by
my mother got more and more attached to the little things! They were so
apart of the family, that my grandma would prepair food not just for the
kids and my grandfather, but the dogs to.my aunts loved the dogs so much
that they let the pupies sleep in their bed with them. The pupies had a
pretty big backyard for the dogs to roam but they were never allowed to be
left unattended outside of the fence's perimeter.
Years later, as my uncle had opened the door for a friend who had come
to visit; Rafiki was right beside him when he saw an oposing dog on the
other side of the street. He dashed out to greet the dog when he was stopped
by a taxi in the middle of the street.
My mother and the rest of Rafiki's family (including Simba) laid him to
rest in , The back yard where all of the wonderful memories of the dog were.
This tragic incident marked the first time my mother ever lost something
that she held so close.
was born in 1809 and died in 1892. Tennyson lived in the town of Somerby in
Lincolnshire.He was the fourth of twelve children.Tennyson's father sought
to it that he started his education process at an early age.
In 1827 Tennyson entered Trinity College in Cambridge, where he became
close friends with Arthur Henry Hallam. Hellam encouraged Tennyson to
publish "Chiefly Lyrical" then two years laters "Poems" was published. In
1833 Hallam died. Tennyson, through his grief published "Memoriam"
dedicated to his late friend Hallam.
Tennyson in 1883 was knighted by Queen Victoria for his highly acclaimed
poetry and was the first to be titled "Lord" and was the second by a English
poet. In Tennyson's poems he used similies, metaphors, and symbolism.
"The Charge of Light Brigade" was written by Tennyson to memoralize the
six hundred and thirty-seven men in the calvary in the battle of Balaclava
in the Crimean War. This poem summarizes the events of the battle. In
Tennyson's poem he stresses maetaphors and simalies examples of these are
"the valley of death", "the jaws of death", and "the mouth off hell" are
few examples of the many metaphors he used.
The last stanza of "The Charge of the Light Brigade" "When can the glory
fade? O the wild charge the made! All the world wonder'd. Honour the charge
of the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred!" This stanza can also be applied to
those that travel over seas to protect the United States of America and
those that gave their live and rescued in the tragedy of September 11, 2001.
In conclusion, this poem was inerresting because it taught me something
new and that history does repeat itself. I thought that this poem was ahead
of its time because it honors the soldiers in away that was never before
heard of. Even thought they might not of won the battle Tennyon honnors the
men for their bravery.That why I think its ahead of its time.
In my own word I
would describe the 20th century as the century of imagination/dreams etc.
This was a time when the social norms were being broken women were changing
there dress code , the form of speech was changing people began to use more
slang terms,sex appeal was showed ,expressed,ad talked about more, and more
things began to evolve as time went on.
Sir Elton John grew up in the midwest in the lat 60's, and the radio
inspired him to become a inspirational singer .Sir Elton's son "the pregnant
dog is back" broke the barrior between propper english and words that are
not supposed to be heard aloud. this is just one of the five examples of
the evolution in the 2oth century.
Ian fleming was born in 1908 and grew into a writer who would have his
readers left motionless in hisd words wich left tham in a black hole of
imagination. Ian Fleming " you only live twice" is a more resent edition to
the long seriesof james bond novelties, all his novels were turned into
motion picture movies. he is not always credited but i say he's the father
of action, spy movies. his books are what started it all.If it wernt for him
sluething movies wouldn't be the way they are today.
Muriel Spark was born in Scottland in the year 1918. Her Short story " the
girl i left behind" contributed to the evolution to the 20th century by
showing people how to exprss their emotion. she gave people a sence of
pride, selfconfidence in ones self.
Harold Pinter( " a comment on a the war" ) is a british plawright who
expresses his feeling on the US's dominant power, and the hazard it was to
the rest of the world. Harold pinter showed the world the fredom to say or
do what ever the pleased , freedom of speech. He showed the people the
freedom of expression without persecution.
Seamus Heaney was born april 13 1939 , his poem brings forth togetherness
through tragic times . His poem "casualty" can be aplied to 9-11, one of
his quotes from his poem can summerize the whole partnership that took place
after the tragedy, " Lapping tightly till we were braced and bound like
brothers in a ring but he would not be held at home by his own crowd
whatever threats were phoned.
All of these writers, poets, playwrites contributed to the evolution of
the 20thcentury. and some of their contributions are the reasons why we
live life the way we do today.