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The courage of turtles

Edward Hoagland

The courage of turtles

fifteen essays about compassion, pain, and love ...

by Edward Hoagland

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O334 A16 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17753221M

Click to read more about The Courage of Turtles by Edward Hoagland. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5. I read Edward Hoaglands essay The Courage of Turtles. I like turtles so I decided to right my essay on the related to ecological issue in Hoaglands essay. Another essay that I read for English is Malcolm Xs A Homemade Education. I think that Malcolm has .

  Bringing to mind the opener of Hoagland’s essay “The Courage of Turtles” — “Turtles are a kind of bird with the governor turned low” — Author: Roy Hoffman. --The courage of turtles. --The war in the woods. --The elephant trainer and the man on stilts. --Knights and squires: for love of the tugs. --On not being a Jew. --The draft card gesture. --Books, movies, the news. --The threshold and the jolt of pain. --The lapping, itchy edge of love. --Violence, violence.

Life. Hoagland was born in New York, New York and attended Harvard joined the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in the summers of and He helped to tend the big cats and later sold a novel about this experience, Cat Man (), before graduating from Harvard in After serving two years in the Army, he published The Circle Home (), a Born: Decem (age 86), New York, . Other In paragraph 5 he uses the word priapic to describe the snake. Priapic means pertaining to Priapius- the God of male procreative power. He uses this to contrast snakes with turtles- we usually don't think of turtles in this way. We also don't see them as valuable animals.


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Hoagland 1EDWARD HOAGLANDTHE COURAGE OF TURTLESEdward Hoagland (b. –), a native of New York City and a Harvard graduate,has written for such publications as Commentary, Newsweek, and The Village the following selection from his first book of essays (The Courage of Turtles, ),he writes about the one animal he \"wanted to keep in.

“Turtles are a kind of bird with the governor turned low.” That’s the first sentence of one of Edward Hoagland’s signature essays, “The Courage of Turtles.” In the last sentence of the first paragraph he says that through amber water they’re “big as greeny wash basins,” and thus the onslaught of metaphors and similes about.

One of the most prominent rhetorical devices in “The Courage of Turtles” is Edward Hoagland’s use of personification. He, at one point, described a turtle as being a “humble creature”. Turtles cannot be humble; turtles have no. The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe is a Mira publication.

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If you're tired, though, of flashiness and preening, and would welcome the quiet, controlled tone of a fine and ironic intelligence, then Mr. Hoagland is your man and this is your book. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The courage of turtles by Edward Hoagland; 5 editions; First published in The courage of turtles | Open Library. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The courage of turtles by Edward Hoagland,Lyons & Burford edition, in English The courage of turtles ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The problem of the golden rule --The courage of turtles --The war in the woods --The elephant trainer and the man on stilts --Knights and squires: for love of the tugs --On not being a Jew --The draft card gesture --Books, movies, the news --The threshold and the jolt of pain.

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A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(43). Contents. Author's noteThe problem of the golden ruleThe courage of turtlesThe war in the woodsThe elephant trainer and the man on stiltsKnights and squires: for love of the tugsOn not being a JewThe draft card gestureBooks, movies, the newsThe threshold and the jolt of painThe lapping, itchy edge of loveViolence, violenceBlitzes and holding actions.-.

The Courage of Turtles – Edward Hoagland How does Hoagland rationalize his fondness for turtles as pets? Hoagland says that he is allergic to fur and also that turtles are easier to take care of, but most of all he identifies with turtles.Mr.

Hoagland is a stylist, a writer of low-keyed sagacity and versatility, and it is a delight to spend time inside his mind. Drawn from magazines as different as The Village Voice, Harper's, and Commentary, The Courage of Turtles contains some of the best English prose being written today."--Jacket.Description of the book "The Courage of Turtles": These fifteen essays, by perhaps our finest personal essayist, range over the widest possible territory - county fairs, rodeos, the circus, boxing, taxidermy, bear hunting, about being a writer, about tugboats, and about the courage of the animal kingdom.