The Cold Winter Night Essays

  • The Best Moments of January

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    “The best moments of January” “In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. “ - Albert Camus I start writing. Winter. January. Cold and icy. But have you ever realized how that cold and icy look can be so beautiful and peaceful? Have you ever realized how winter can bring people together? Yes it’s cold outside, but in that coldness people get together and make that cold and icy feeling go away, it becomes warm and sweet. Honestly, have you ever realized

  • A Winter Night, a Moonless Night

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    A winter night, moonless night I turned off the TV. I had been watching Cube 2 while waiting for the time pass. It was almost the time now. I started to dress up just hoping the sky would still be clear like it was, a few hours before. It was a cold night, maybe around -20 degrees but I did not mind, I quite like the cold. How it burns your lungs on every breath you take, how it pinches your cheeks when you walk fast and just how that makes me feel more alive than when I am sweating my ass off. So

  • Winter vs Summer

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    Winter verses Summer Robert Louis Stevenson had once said, “In winter I get up at night and dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way I have to go to bed by day.” Winter and summer are two of the four seasons, which are a remarkable time of the year. Though some people favour one season over the other, both seasons are enjoyed by many. Additionally, both the seasons have their own exclusive abilities for bringing family and friends together. While comparing and contrasting these

  • "Boy at the Window" Analysis

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    Boy at the Window Loneliness is like a cold winter day. Loneliness IS a cold winter day. A cold winter day is a dark, grainy day. It is the kind of day you’d imagine if you were by yourself and all alone. “Boy at the Window” is the kind of poem that takes place on such days. Loneliness also leads to pity. Pity is the shameless result of such loneliness. In “Boy at the Window”, by Richard Wilbur, the author evaluates the poem through allusion, metaphor, speaker, tone, smile, end rhyme, imagery,

  • sonnet 73 Essay

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    beloved about his love. The first quatrain describes the time in the poem which is near winter. In the two lines, “That time of year thou mayst in me behold/ When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang” (Shakespeare) tell the readers about the time of the year. The yellow leaves are almost completely fallen from the trees. This metaphor clearly means the winter is coming. In most poems or stories, winter is considered the sad time with loneliness. It is the last time of the year. In the next two

  • Shakespeare Sonnet 73

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    1-2). Shakespeare seems to be describing the season of Fall. The season of what many describe as a season between summer and winter, coming from the summer months of hot, and sunny to weather with fresh green cut grass to a season coming to a beginning of winter. When the leaves start to turn colors and fall, this leaves trees bare and looking at the sign of death as the cold will come barreling in with snow. Using fall as a setting presents how in old age, we start losing our “young” senses of feeling


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    metaphor of autumn turning to winter when speaking to his loved one. “That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. Just like that time of year when leaves fall from trees, the author has changed like the seasons, losing his youth. The “shake against the cold” metaphor indicates to me that winter is approaching and that translates

  • Simple Stimulus Learning

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    to or accustomed to the new stimulus or surroundings. For instance, if a person is coming from a quiet neighborhood and moving to a busy street. At first the person will have a difficult time falling asleep at night because of all the noise and the busy street, but after a few nights of this the person will adapt to the noise outside. With a matter of time, the noise on the busy street will become a regular noise and routine for the person. Another example of habituation is becoming accustomed

  • Comparison / Rain

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    keep our environment healthy, or fruits and vegetables that we eat, are both dependent on rain to stay alive. Furthermore rain washes the air after dusty days, keeps the water level in rivers and artificial lakes or natural lakes. Rainy days in winter are kind of the most hatred days for some people, while other people love rainy days. It is an essential thing to keep life going for everybody on this planet; humans, animals and plants. No one can live without water, and lack of water would affect

  • Being A Summer Person

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    hot summers and cold winters, you probably have a strong opinion on which you prefer. Some people just love the thrill of freezing cold air blowing on their face, icicles forming on the tops of their drain pipes, and cuddling up with a loved on by a fireplace, sipping on hot coco. While many others prefer basking in the bright summer sun, wiggling their toes to feel the microscopic sand particles wedged between every curve, and hanging out by the poolside with a refreshingly cold glass of lemonade

  • Cold Weather Camping

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    Winter Camping Tips Some tips to keep in mind when your troop takes on winter camping. • Fail to Plan = Plan to Fail • Always bring a bit more than what you think you'll need – water, food, clothes. • Make sure that you have a good knowledge of the signs of frostbite and hypothermia. You should be able to recognize it in others and in yourself. Tell someone right away if you or another scout is showing signs of cold-related problems. • Stay hydrated. It’s easy to get dehydrated in the winter

  • Compare and Contrast

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    Compare and contrast essay Compare and contrast essay between my father waltz and those winter Sundays My Father’s Waltz and Those Winter Sundays My Father’s Waltz, by Theodore Roethke, and Those Winter Sundays, by Robert Hayden, are two somewhat similar poems about respected fathers. To most people a father is not just the man who fertilizes their mother’s egg, but a man that spends time with and takes care of them. While doing this, he gains their love and respect. In these two poems Roethke

  • Summary of After Apple Picking

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    he wonders and thinks about his dream he had about the world melting from a frosty glass sheet. His mind wonders if the dream was real or is it his time to just rest after a tire full day. In the end the speaker wonders if he will sleep through the night like a woodchuck for 3 month period or only as a human, where they have to wake up the next day and go back to work. As the speaker says, “My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree / Toward heaven still”, (Lines 1-2) the poem is portraying

  • Ethan Frome imagery essay

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    ideas; winter, death, and light. When we think of winter, we think of Zeena and more importantly, Ethan. When we think of light, we always think of Mattie. When we think of death, we think of different scenes in the book. To help support the three main ideas, Wharton uses metaphors, similes, and other uses of figurative language. Winter, as the setting, sets the tone of the story throughout the entire book. In the prologue, it describes that Ethan has endured too many Starkfield winters. Wharton

  • Change Is the Law of Nature

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    its axis brings day and night alternatively in the two hemispheres of the earth. When it is day there is brightness and all-around activity; when there is night, there is darkness, comparative quietness and the time to sleep. The revolving of the earth around the sun, brings change of seasons. The change of seasons-winter, spring, autumn and summer bring great changes in the atmosphere as well as in the activities of living beings including the humans. When it is winter, the temperature falls to

  • Caught In A Winter Storm

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    Caught in a winter storm While I was kneeling on the soft olive green deer skin couch, I prudently heaved the burgundy roman style curtain, and peeked out at the window. The flurry of snow was falling from the heavy murky sky, and I was astonished by the horrible weather. A chilly feeling came straight up, and it was like the wind was blowing toward me. "The national weather service has issued a winter storm warning for all parts of New York, the anticipated winter storm has arrived today

  • Coontrast of Edward Thomas March and but These Things Also

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    How do the differing structures, forms and language change the feel of ‘March’ and ‘But These Things Also’ Both ‘March’ and ‘But These Things Also’ comment on the ways in which winter transitions into spring. They both specifically focus on the theme of cycles; spring is seen as the season of new life, a fresh start, and new beginnings. Therefore both poems show a hope a search for spring. The poem uses two specific species of birds to represent the promise of spring. In March the poem describes

  • Emperor Penguins Essay

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    Emperor Penguin, the warriors of nature are considered the most beautiful of all penguins, and are the largest of all penguins. The males and females are hard to distinguish as they are very similar in physical size. Adult Emperor Penguins can weigh from 50 to 100 pounds and be up to 48 inches tall. The back parts of the Emperor Penguins are black with a white front, they also feature bright splashes of yellow and orange on their breast region and their ears. Like all penguin species, emperor penguins

  • To Build a Fire

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    being the man’s first winter he is inexperienced and lacking imagination with regard to the extreme obstacles that lay before him on his journey to camp. “But all this—the mysterious, far reaching hairline trail, the absence of sun from the sky, the tremendous cold, and the strangeness and weirdness of it all—made no impression on the man,” (London,126). If he had more experience, it may have warned him that it is too cold to travel further and to make camp and a fire for the night. He could also imagine

  • Deeper Meaning of Ethan Frome

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    one wife or loving more than one person. Mattie wearing red all the time symbolized her role as Ethan’s mistress, which was not believed in during this time. Another theme in this novel was the red pickle dish that belonged to Zeena. During their night alone Ethan and Mattie share the house with the cat, which first breaks Zeena’s pickle dish and then sits in Zeena’s rocking chair. The animal is a symbol of Zeena’s presence in the house, as an object that comes between Mattie and Ethan, and reminds