Free Essays on The Destructors On The Surface This Is A Story Of Action Suspense And Adventure At A Deeper Level It Is About Delinquency War And Human Nature What Does This Story Say About Human Nature In General

  1. The Destructors by Graham Greene

    “The Destructors” By Graham Greene Purpose of the Short Story: To teach the reader about the destructive element present in human nature. Atmosphere: The atmosphere is quite dark and has a very pessimistic outlook of the World. The fact that the neighborhood has been demolished by bombs in the Second...

  2. Lord of the Flies vs. the Destructors

    characters. Lord of the Flies and The Destructors is no different in the sense you see two extremely striking situations through the eyes of surprising characters. These stories both take a look at society and the primitive aspects it can have. The main characters in the story are both children of young ages...

  3. Counselors as Companions and Ethics in Human Services

    Counselors as Companions and Ethics in Human Services Amber Paradise July 8, 2014 HN144: Human Behavior and the Environment Professor Kimberly Platt Kaplan University   Counselors as Companions and Ethics in Human Services In this article the counselor states: “I found that when working...

  4. Luigi Pirandello's War

    Pirandello’s War CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background One of the literary works that we have known so well is short story. The short story is comprised of certain identifiable devices, each of which contributes to the making of an integrated and unified whole. A short story has elements...

  5. TOOLS FOR EVALUATING A STORY

    TOOLS FOR EVALUATING A STORY Introduction Start your analysis with an introductory sentence: USEFUL PHRASES: I’m going to analyze a story “___”, which is written by _____. The story under discussion is entitled “___” and is written by _____. The story I’m going to introduce you is called “___” and...

  6. Jack London and Nature

    memories and ideas. During his travels to the Klondike regions, Jack London pondered the importance of humanity. He realized, as important as humans thing they are, the human race is not at all significant. During the late eighteenth century and the early nineteenth century, Jack London struggled with leaving...

  7. War and Consequence

    War and Consequence by Melchor Bisunia Axia College of University of Phoenix COM120 Effective Persuasive Marla-Tiye Vieira November 5, 2006 Introduction War has been waging for thousands of years, dating back to ancient civilizations like Greece, Macedonia, Hittites, China and the Three...

  8. Whats good

    not. Take a moment to look around, what do you see? Perhaps you see a woman with a look of despair on her face, caused by a life filled with trauma, or perhaps you see a child carrying a bag of groceries. The things that we carry on a daily basis define us as a human being and shines light on our strengths...

  9. A Love Story

    A Love Story All of us need to believe that we are loved and lovable.We begin life with confidence on both points, bathed in mother's love and swaddled in our own innocence. love was never in a question, but over time and because of society and environment we live and grow in, our certainty becomes...

  10. All Quiet on the Western Front as an Anti-War Novel

    superficially the story of one soldiers’ journey in World War 1 and his eventual death. Beneath this, however, Remarque has composed a literary treasure which, above all, seeks to illustrate war as that which is engrained in the nucleus of humanity and through the hugely negative effects of war depicted, seeks...

  11. The Destructors by Graham Greene

    The Destructors by Graham Greene Analysis When first reading "The Destructors", by Graham Greene, one might think they are simply reading a tale of childhood mischief. However, like all valuable stories, there are deeper connections that must be made in order to understand the author's motives. "The...

  12. In What Ways Does Orwell Criticize Soviet Communism in Animal Farm and to What Extent Is His Analysis Based on Real Historical Events?

    police during the Spanish War, which made him write Animal Farm as an open criticism to the way Soviet Communism was developing under the leadership of Stalin back in 1945 when the book was first published. This story of a group of animals on a farm, who rebel against their human masters, reflects in many...

  13. Human Trafficking

    Silenced Human Trafficking What is Human Trafficking? Many people are familiar with human trafficking, but do not hear about it as much as murders or robberies on the news. It is like it never happens. I always question myself about what can be done to put a stop to this and make people...

  14. The Nature of Leadership

    Page 280 8 THE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP An essential part of management is co-ordinating the activities of people and guiding their efforts towards the goals and objectives of the organisation. This involves the process of leadership and the choice of an appropriate form of action and behaviour. Leadership...

  15. Panoramic View of English War Poetry

    written on almost all the subjects relating human life, however ‘War’ has been the most vital theme of the epics viz. The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, The Iliad and The Odyssey. The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, The Iliad and The Odyssey In the early poetry, war was glorified as it glorified the virtues...

  16. Jaina Dharma: a Little Known Faith for Deeper Understanding and Enriching Life

    FOR DEEPER UNDERSTANDING AND ENRICHING LIFE The primary aim in jotting down a few introductory notes on Jaina dharma is one of discovering what is true and holy (Vatican II, Nostra Aetate 2) in it for mutual enrichment. Reading and understanding life from a perspective other than our own does create...

  17. The Chocolate War Literary Essay

    Human beings. When they read a book or watch a movie, there is always something that clicks within them that they can either relate to or like a lot. The Chocolate War is no different. Not necessarily considered AP material, it is a revelatory novel. The book had me analyzing my own life as well as the...

  18. Importance of a Setting in a Short Story

    place in a story. Setting plays an important role in the success of stories. Three examples of this importance can be explained through “To Build a Fire” by Jack London and “The Cask of the Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe and “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty. The settings used in these stories set the reader’s...

  19. ‘Writers Chose the Gothic Mode to Convey the Idea That Evil Was Within Humans, "As a Distortion, Warping [the] Mind", and Not as an External Malevolent Force.' (Jacqueline Howard) Discuss the Treatment of Evil in Two or Three Gothic Novels Studie...

    and an atmosphere of unknown terror pervades the action. The setting is often a dark, mysterious castle, where ghosts and sinister humans roam menacingly. Horace Walpole invented the genre with his Castle of Otranto. Walpole was the first to write this type of novel and was published in 1754. The last...

  20. Destracture

    8, on the surface this is a story of action, suspense, and adventure. At a deeper level it is about delinquency, war, and human nature. Try to sum up what the story says about human nature in general. The author of the story of The Destructors emphasizes on how human nature was being destructed...

  21. Nature of Love: St. Maximos and Sufism

    and East Spring 2009 Since the beginning of consciousness, human beings, male and female alike, have sought the reunion with the Source Of Being. Human beings have walked a common path that they believe will lead them to this reunion with the Higher Power. Although in the material world of duality...

  22. Analysis of Generals Die in Bed

    Analysis of “Generals Die in Bed” Through the Eyes of Two Authors 2009-12-02, 20:03 Abstract The appalling low value set on the lives of common soldiers fighting World War I is chillingly dissected by a Canadian author, Charles Yale Harrison (1930), in his parody, “Generals Die In Beds.”...

  23. Optimal Levels of Pollution

    Optimal Levels of Pollution Using the words “optimal” and “pollution” in the same sentence may appear daunting to many, however when the notion of an “optimal level of pollution” is fully explained, it appears more logical and applicable to our current global pollution problem. In his book, “People...

  24. Ramayana Story

    7-22; 2006 ed.: 7-21) This story is an epic, so we will see Rama take a journey to achieve greatness. Be aware that R. K.Narayan’s The Ramayana is only a condensed English translation. Many details and important scenes have been shortened or omitted from the original Sanskrit story. It is based more on...

  25. The Human Pedestal

    Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five are two works that at first glance appear to offer no similarities. Slaughterhouse Five is an anti-war novel written about the Dresden bombings in World War II, whereas Blade Runner stands as an American science fiction film written in the early 80’s depicting the “cyberpunk” view...

  26. Theory of Knowledge - Belief Is the Certainty of What Cannot Be Seen

    IB DIPLOMA THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE 10. Belief has been described as "certainty about what cannot be seen". Does this statement hold true in any, some or all areas of knowledge? My mother used to tell me stories which I assumed to be true as she said so. Only later did I learn that they were fairy...

  27. The Sramana Response to the Human Predicament Studies in the Contemporary Relevance of Sramana Dharma

    THE SRAMANA RESPONSE TO THE HUMAN PREDICAMENT Studies in the contemporary relevance of Sramana Dharma Dr. Vincent Sekhar, S.J. Religion gives meaning to society. It operates from ultimate perspectives in terms of end or goal of life. It does not provide merely an abstract creed as a set...

  28. Essay About Irving Laytons

    another persons point of view, then only do we truly appreciate how extraordinary our lives can be. Conversely, in “Go to the Ant”, the speaker talks about a seemingly insignificant ant who is able to make an extraordinary difference. The ant to the speaker, is a minute and trivial being that manages to...

  29. John Galt's Story

    A IS A I ATLANTIS II THE UTOPIA OF GREED III ANTI-GREED IV ANTI-LIFE V THEIR BROTHERS' KEEPERS VI THE CONCERTO OF DELIVERANCE VII "THIS IS JOHN GALT SPEAKING" VIII THE EGOIST IX THE GENERATOR X IN THE NAME OF THE BEST WITHIN US PART I NON-CONTRADICTION CHAPTER I THE...

  30. What I Perception May Not Be Right

    Jr. ENG 121-030 Craine/Sutcliffe 11 November 2013 What I Perception May Not Be Right There are many different facets to the nature versus nurture argument that has been going on for decades. One of these, the influence of nature and nurture on gender roles and behaviors, is argued well by...

  31. How Does Lady Macbeth Serve as a Foil to Macbeth?

    Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who, consumed by ambition and convinced by his wife, Lady Macbeth, murders the King of Scotland, Duncan, and takes the throne. Some people say that, throughout the story, Lady Macbeth serves as a foil to Macbeth; that...

  32. Nature in the Tortilla Curtain

    In The Tortilla Curtain, T.C. Boyle’s strong use of symbolism through nature and wildlife significantly reflects and portrays both the similarities and differences of the characters, their lifestyles and the conflicts between two worlds. Throughout the novel, the author uses the setting of Topanga Canyon...

  33. Virtue in Mandeville's Egoistic 'Theory' of Human Nature

    Ankit Kumar 20 January 2009 Virtue in Mandeville’s Egoistic ‘Theory’ of Human Nature Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733), an immigrant Dutch physician who settled in London, had a marked influence on the thought of the eighteenth-century. His spectre seemed to haunt the minds of the eighteenth-century...

  34. The War of the Worlds

    THE WAR OF THE WORLDS SEMINAR 1 .- How does the novel emphasize the aliens´ alienness? Martians don´t share any biological characteristic with human beings. They don´t need resting, they lack of digestive system ande ven they don´t talk among them ( It´s supposed that they use telepathy as a way...

  35. The Portrayal of Human Nature in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Portrayal of Human Nature in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain “Every man has a good nature but as well evil and imperfect nature.” Resoalbe, Analí. American History and Literature. 2013 The Portrayal of Human Nature in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer “Every man has...

  36. Comparing "Living like Weasels" (Annie Dillard) and "Nature" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).

    This paper will compare and contrast two essays. The first being "Living like Weasels" by Annie Dillard. The second essay called "Nature" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. They both focus on the natural world and human living. The essays seem similar on the surface but use different types of analogies and examples...

  37. Analyse the Ways in Which the Director, Steven Spielberg, Builds Suspense and Scares the Audience in the Film Jaws (1975)

    In this essay I will analyse the ways Steven Spielberg builds suspense and scares the audience in the film Jaws. Steven Spielberg uses a variety of techniques to build suspense and frighten the audience. The factors that Spielberg uses to construct the film and impact the audience are, diegetic and non...

  38. Othello Themes and Nature of Tragedy

    and prejudice. These themes together with the story of The Tragedy of Othello which is the tragedy of human nature and relationships, moves and challenges us as its still relevant today as our human nature is still the same as the Elizabethan era. The nature of the tragedy, involves so many passions that...

  39. Does Non-Linear Narrative Sacrifice Good Storytelling in Favor of Form?

    Does non-linear narrative sacrifice good storytelling in favor of form? Answer with close reference to at least two narratives from any medium. Traditional narrative has been a part of human culture since the dawn of time. People are storytelling machines, constantly surrounding themselves with structures...

  40. Revision Human Life

    Euthanasia General Christian view Christians are mostly against euthanasia. The arguments are usually based on the beliefs that life is given by God, and that human beings are made in God's image. Some churches also emphasise the importance of not interfering with the natural process of death. Life...

  41. Short Story

    SHORT STORY QUESTION ‘The short story lacks criticism and lacks form’. Justify this statement using any three stories from THE JAMBULA TREE AND OTHER STORIES. The short was said to lack both criticism and form. These are some of the many false accusations that were levelled against the short story. These...

  42. How Is the Continual Battle of Nature vs Human Technology Represented Throughout the Story? in There Will Come Soft Rains by Bradbury

    Explain how Bradbury uses this story to question human’s reliance on technology The house was created for the sole purpose of serving mankind. The house cannot save the family, or humans, from the viciousness of a nuclear bomb. By the time the reader is exposed to the house, the owners have...

  43. What Constitutes Horror in Victorian Gothic

    to elegance, and the attempt to deploy and perfect techniques of literary suspense. In this way, although it does not fall into the defined period of original Gothic, Bram Stoker's `Dracula' could be seen as conforming to this original framework. For example, upon his recent arrival in Dracula's locality...

  44. the destructors

    The destructors analisys summery: the store I about a teen gang who called themselves Wormsley common gang named after their city area. The leader of the gang is blackie who is a trouble maker but he never suggest anything that would harm other people. He is cares for the members of the gang and...

  45. Why American History Is Not What They Say : an Introduction to Revisionism

    WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM also by jeff riggenbach In Praise of Decadence WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM Jeff Riggenbach Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832;...

  46. Behind the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Behind The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn stands the famous Mark Twain. Even though Mark Twain writes a literal masterpiece, many critics have deprived the novel of its worth. Some believe the story only contains racism. But honestly, did Twain write to degrade the black population? Of course not! Twain...

  47. Aristotle Courage War and the Bible

    Desert Storm to Tailhook, prevailing attitudes about military women are being reformulated and tested in myriad ways. How smoothly or quickly a shift in attitudes occurs is chiefly a matter of leadership. Commanders must give women equal access to a level playing field on which each competitor either...

  48. Kids Say the Darndest Things

    public’s knowledge of current events. While it can be human nature to create biases or prejudged views on these kind of events, the media has a very different mindset. The media’s main purpose is to entertain and inform the audience of news-worthy stories, not to create unfair stereotypes for the public to...

  49. General Electric and the Hudson

    over thirty years the Hudson River in New York State was polluted by General Electric, an electric company that had two factories along the Hudson. This was a situation that hit home for many people who had built their lives around this river. The local citizens wanted to put up a fight but couldn’t do...

  50. Boys and Girls at War with Love and Hate

    Since the beginning of time there has been “war”. With war come those who support it and those who do not. There are many ways to define “war” and many arguments for both sides of war. The word war cannot just simply be defined in one sentence, and its meaning cannot be expressed in only...

  51. Analysis of the zoo story by edward albee

    Setting- s The Zoo Story by Edward Albee is rather simple in structure. It is set in New York's Central Park on Sunday afternoon in the summer. The staging for the play, therefore, consists of two park benches with foliage, trees, and sky behind them. The place never changes and the action of the play unfolds...

  52. Anti War Themes In Catch -22

    Anti War Themes In Catch -22 Slaughter House Five And Night Essay, Research Paper People convey their opinions about moral and social dilemmas in different ways. Writers use different literary forms to express their ideas. Autobiographical books are one means authors use to convey their personal history...

  53. Fiction Essay of "The Most Dangerous Game" and "The Destructors"

    Thesis: The setting of a story plays a vital role when considering the overall outlook to which that story has to offer. In short stories, the setting can be much more significant due to the fact time has been reduced for the reader. In “The Destructors” by Graham Greene, and “The Most Dangerous Game”...

  54. How Far Does the Novel “the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson Conform to the Conventions of Victorian Gothic Horror Genre?

    Victorian Gothic horror are: literary suspense; barbarism as opposed to elegance; stereotyped characters, the seeker of forbidden knowledge; the supernatural; portraying the terrifying and archaic old settings. Also this was a time when people started to look into the human mind and became interested in psychology...

  55. To what extent does Sarte effectively argue that we are free?

    “To what extent does Sartre successfully argue that we are free?” This question assumes that Sartre argues for the freedom of humans, a fair assumption, due to his theories published on existentialism in his works “Existentialism and Humanism” and “Being and Nothingness”. This question uses the phrase...

  56. Feminism in Hemingway's Short Stories

    Feminism in Hemingway’s two stories Hills Like White Elephants and Cat In The Rain Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) was the American great novelist and short story writer of the twentieth century. He has been applauded for her fresh approach to post war life. Biographical reading of his...

  57. Anenquiry into the nature and cause of wealth of nation

    An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations 1 An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations The Project Gutenberg Etext of Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith #1 in our series by Adam Smith Copyright laws are changing all over the world, be sure to check the...

  58. Destructors

    area. The Destruction of the house is a reflection of several social problems at Post-war periods such as Juvenile Delinquency. The young are defiance possession and historical values . Also it reflects human nature which is jealousy. Trevor saw the house as a symbol of his previous life in a higher...

  59. Introduction to the Art of War

    A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF WAR Written by Yuzheng Shao Quming Wei Translated by Lisheng Wu Air Force Command College Contents Preface…………………………………………….……………..7 Volume Ⅰ. The Art of War………………………………………8 VolumeⅡ . Introduction ChapterⅠ . General Introduction ...

  60. The Story of the Stone: an in-Depth Analysis of Chapter One

    Durk Stanton Professor Fu Lit 218 03 December 2009 The Story of the Stone: An In-Depth Analysis of Chapter One The Story of the Stone, after explaining the Stone’s origin and his willingness to transfer to the mortal world, opens with the Stone who has already completed its “extension...