Author, Walt Whiteman In his poem, “A Noiseless Patient Spider” uses the simple imagery of a spider to portray a deeper human emotion. The speaker sets up the metaphor, which is a quiet spider, alone on a point of land jutting out into a body of water. Whitman repeats the title of the poem, “A noiseless patient spider”, as the first line, telling us that the spider’s quiet patience is important to the poem. Then the speaker goes on to say “It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself, / Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them.” Even though, at this point, the reader only knows that the spider is on an isolated piece of land with a “vacant, vast surrounding,” we feel the theme of the poem to be the spider’s ceaseless effort to make a connection to something or someone. Whitman uses the technique called alliteration in the line “vacant vast surrounding,” in order to put a larger emphasis the feeling of loneliness. The speaker uses apostrophe to begin and end the second stanza when he says, “And you O my soul where you stand, … Ceaselessly musing, venturing, throwing, seeking the/ spheres to connected them,/ Till the bridge you will need be form’d…Till the gossamer thread you fling catch somewhere, O my/ soul”. The use of apostrophe helps to clarify what we are meant to feel from his personification of the spider, which is the desperation, expressed when the speaker cries out to his soul. The mood of this poem is helpless, lonely, and desperate, but at the same time, strangely hopeful because of the spider’s determination to find a connection. With the repetition of the word “filament”, the speaker illustrates the constant effort of the spider. By using the…
Contrasting the behaviors of Spiders and Scorpions
Organism A: Portia Fimbrata aka fringed jumping spider; Organism B: Pandinus Imperator aka Emperor Scorpion
Scorpion and Spiders at first sight are seen as extremely similar organisms. This is far from the truth as the species are worlds apart. Each one has their own unique neurotoxins and behaviors, such as the Portia Fimbrata (Jumping Spider) and Pandinus Imperator (Emperor Scorpion). They…
he might have failed to notice any living beings that might exist in the north or the south. So the little Wren, flew al over the earth, but upon its return reported that no living being existed anywhere. Tradition says, however, that by this time Spider Woman (Kóhk'ang Wuhti), lived somewhere in the south-west at the edge of the water, also in a kiva, but this the little bird had failed to notice.
Hereupon the deity of the west proceeded to make very many birds of different kinds and form, placing…
The Adventure of Spider-Man
“The major differences between books and films is that visual images stimulate our perceptions directly, while written words can do this indirectly” (“Adaptation”). “Some changes are inspired by a desire to make the original story interesting and applicable to a contemporary audience” (“Adaptation”). Watching movies created from books or comics have similarities and also many differences regarding the plot. The most recent example varying that is Spider-Man the comic series…
Patient assessment quiz one
Function of the medical record
1. Written record of important patient information
2. Basis for health care decisions
3. Serves as a legal document
Components of the medical record
1. Medical office administrative documents – 3 parts to it.
o Patient Registration Record
- Demographic info
o Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)
2. Medical office clinical documents - 6 parts to it.
o Health Hx Report
Mr. Scott Goldstone
October 14th, 2014
The Enticing Spider web
How productive can we be if we stopped using the Internet for one whole week? Unfortunately, we would not get very far. The Internet assists us in so many ways that we now depend on it for almost everything we do. Whether we make online banking transactions, buy products from our favorite store, or search for the best version of a traditional recipe, we often consult the internet to make it through the…
Assignment #1 Mistreatment in Cancer Patients
Mistreatment in Cancer Patients
This article highlights a scandal at Colchester General Hospital in which a patient suffering from a brain tumor recently died. Mackenzie Caskett age four apparently died after his treatment was delayed by the hospital’s administration. However, these were revelations that only came to light a few days later, when parents of other patients came out to voice their concern…
The Natural History of Tarantula Spiders
Richard C. Gallon
In this article I have attempted to present a varied, fresh account of what a tarantula is and what it does. This article although laden with jargon will hopefully provide snippets of interesting information for those interested in tarantulas (theraphosids). I have divided the article into sections so that readers can easily refer to areas of specific interest.
Tarantulas are a group of around 820 species…
oxygen demand due to decreasing preload and afterload (“F.A. Davis Company, 2009”).
What orders would the RN expect to be included on the standing orders?
Standing orders for chest pain patients may vary from hospital with exact procedures. However, there are some universal standing orders used for cardiac patients. The nurse would expect to get an ECG within 10-15 minutes of arrival to the ED. The Echocardiogram is going to give the best picture of how severe the cardiac event is or was, is it happening…