Thomas Hardy’s Social Commentary in Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles provides social commentary on many issues prevalent in Victorian society. In particular, Hardy uses Tess’ submission to her parents, Alec d’Urberville, Angel Clare, and society as a whole to examine the sexual double standard prevalent in Victorian society. Tess is a strong character, enduring many hardships in her life; … Read more

How Christopher Colombus Discovered the New World

In 1492, Christopher Columbus made an unexpected discovery of the Americas while trying to accomplish his “enterprise of the Indies” that was supported by the Spanish monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella (Levine 58). Columbus’s purpose for his voyage was to find an alternate route to Asia from the Atlantic for the reason of the popular demand … Read more

The Concept of Nature and the Purpose of a Man

“It was the masterful and incommunicable wisdom of eternity laughing at the futility of life and the effort of life. It was the Wild, the savage, frozen-hearted, Northland Wild.” In this quote, American author Jack London establishes the key theme of his novel White Fang. Throughout this work, London seeks to portray his conception of … Read more

How Attentional Focus Can Affect Sports Performance

I am now going to review how attentional focus can impact sports performance. Attentional cues are information you take in whilst competing. There are two types of attentional cues, relevant cues and irrelevant cues. Relevant attentional cues include making sure you team mates are in position and making sure the position of the ball is … Read more

Black Swan Green and the Construction of Alter-Egos

Black swan green Throughout the book, Jason has ongoing internal dialogues with “Maggot” and “Unborn Twin” who represent two of his alter egos. Both Maggot and Unborn Twin allow the reader to experience the disparate personalities of Jason. Maggot represented his “loser/misfit” side and the Unborn Twin being his “devil” side. Jason’s unique personalities often … Read more

Victorian Crisis of Faith in Arnold’s Poetry

The Victorian Period of British Literature involved many changes in British culture; one of the defining qualities of Queen Victoria’s reign was a loss of faith in the Church. A number of social changes caused an increasing number of people to question their faith and leave organized religion, resulting in the “crises of faith” that … Read more

Reasons to visit Dubai

Why you MUST visit Dubai As of July 2017, Dubai ranks number 10 on the list of the World’s best locations for a holiday, compiled by the US News and World report. Another statistic ranks Dubai as the third busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic. Well, it can be agreed with doubt that … Read more

Little Black Sambo Doll and Cultural Conformism

In American culture today the pressure to fit into the societal norms is more prevalent than ever. By establishing very clear standards for “fitting in”, the dominant culture makes the idea of approval seem easily achievable. However, unknown to minorities is the rigidity of the standards and how frequently they are mocked when attempting to … Read more

Review Of Smart Meter Data Analytics

With growing populations and economies globally, in addition to climate change impacts to the most vulnerable parts of the world, being able to better quantify, and assess our current electrical consumption will be crucial for our security and long-term sustainability. According to the United Nations latest statistics, half of humanity – 3.5 billion people – … Read more

Hate According To William Hazlitt

Humans are made up of a complex system of reasoning and emotions, that drive their activity through everyday life. Every decision that one makes can be traced back to how one feels, his or her emotions. As shown in William Hazlitt’s essay, he believes that hatred is chief among the emotions that drive human activity. … Read more

Reality and Masks: To be and Not to Seem

Many characters in Shakespeare’s plays disguise themselves in one way or another. An important component of many of the his plays is the masked revels. A character adopting a new outward persona is not at all unusual. This use of contrasting the apparent versus the real is put to very good use in Much Ado … Read more

An Argument Against The Use Of Black Magic

Black magic is the power behind the many supernatural phenomena that are at times witnessed among the lives of the Africans. It is the preserve of the blacks only and seems to affect them alone. Some of these magical powers serve a good course such as disciplining offenders while others are used to cause harm … Read more

The Depiction of the Racial Stereotypes

Originating in race-based African chattel slavery, racial stereotypes have plagued American history. Antebellum stereotypes characterized African Americans as inferior and unevolved, which perpetuated the opinion of most white Americans that African Americans were suited to servitude, as they were seen as incapable of learning and being civilized. The stereotypes propagated by slavery, Minstrel Shows, and … Read more

Demeter And Persephone By Lottridge, The Face In The Pool By Osborne, And Pandora’s Box By Gadd: How Greek Mythology Uses Women As Men’s Scapegoats

Have you ever come across a tale or a myth wherein a female character was revealed as a protagonist, away from harm and not to be controlled by others? Not very likely. The mythological world was so much of men’s civilization that women weren’t after audiences’ attention whatsoever. Despite the fact that female characters were … Read more

Born Villain or Made Villain: Bastardy Theme

In four of Shakespeare’s plays, he introduces a character who is illegitimate. Philip Faulconbridge, Don John, Thersites, and Edmund are all children who were born out of wedlock. Also, all four characters were antagonists, if not the main antagonists, of the plays. In Much Ado About Nothing, Don John causes doubt in the mind of … Read more

Krisztina’s Role in ;Embers; by Sandor Marai

At times, a novel can communicate the most with the stories it chooses not to tell, rather than the ones it does. In Sandor Marai’s moody, claustrophobic drama, Embers, such is the case of the Henrik’s wife Krisztina, a woman who is already long dead at the novel’s opening. Though essential to the narrative structure, … Read more

Sitting Bull – the Native American Chief

Sitting Bull was the Native American chief that the Sioux tribes united in their struggle for survival on the North American Great Plains. Following the discovery of gold in the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1874, the Sioux came into increased conflict with U.S. authorities. The Great Sioux wars of the 1870s would culminate … Read more

"Stranger in a Strange land" Analysis

Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land is heralded as a science fiction classic. The winner of several science fiction awards, Heinlein’s novel explores the spiritual journey of Valentine Michael Smith, a Martian who is brought to Earth and taught the ways of humans. Through his journey, Mike, as he is endearingly called, learns about … Read more

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; Self discovery

In the very act of composing a novel, a writer sets out on a quest, in many ways, to discover some fraction of their true self, whether large or small. Within each novel readers indulge in attempting to uncover these shreds of the authors actual feelings, motivations, and convictions. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has a plot … Read more

The quantitative trait

A quantitative trait is a measurable phenotype that depends on the cumulative actions of many genes and the environment. These traits can vary among individuals, over a range, to produce a continuous distribution of phenotypes. Every one of the characteristics that we have concentrated to date fall into a couple of particular classes. These classes … Read more

The analysis of Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts faces a very competitive environment within the coffee and snack industry. A major threat is other large competitors, including Starbucks Corporation, Peet’s Coffee, and newer entrants like McDonald’s McCafe, with the most significant threat coming from Starbucks. While Dunkin Donuts, as of April 2011, owns 16.1% of the market, Starbucks has 32.6% of … Read more

Describing the Indescribable in Christabel

How do we describe an emotion? Happiness, sadness, and fear, all simply words which we tie to certain “feelings,” observable by bodily functions — flushed cheeks, tears, goosebumps, the production and distribution of certain hormones. As humans our emotions manifest as art, but when the chosen medium is through language, how accurate are our descriptions … Read more

8 Nvidia GeForce Experience Tips for PC Gaming Excellence

In case you’re a PC gamer, you’re irrefutably acquainted with Nvidia, an organization known for assembling ground-breaking graphical preparing units fit for playing the most recent polygon-based recreations. Actually, as per information gathered by Jon Peddie Research, Nvidia summoned 17.5 percent of the GPU showcase in 2017, simply poking out its committed GPU match, AMD, … Read more

Deep And Wise Speech of Malala Yousafzai

On being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai commences her speech by thanking people around the world who supported her and encouraged her to carry on her battle against terrorism and by recognizing the efforts of her doctors and her supporters in helping her recover her strength. She goes ahead and explains her past, … Read more

John Kerry and Vietnam War

On April 22, 1971, in Washington, D.C., John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chaired by Senator William Fulbright in reply to legislative hearings on proposals relating to ending the Vietnam War. John Kerry was a former Navy lieutenant in Vietnam. During his duty in the Vietnam War, Kerry was wounded three times … Read more

Yoga and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and birth is the largest emotional and physical change that a woman’s’ body will undergo. It is a time of great change where women become more aware of the workings of their body, and as the baby grows in the womb, the extra weight results in an altered center of gravity and postural changes … Read more

Jordan Culture And Customs

Jordan is a country that should be a must see on everyone’s list of places to go and explore. Jordan has a long deep history through what seems like the beginning of time although it did not official gain recognition as an independent country until 1946. It is situated geographically at what can be called … Read more

Counseling as a type of communication

Counseling is a kind of communication process that occurs between the counselor and the client. In counseling, counselors are helping clients to make accurate diagnoses, detect emotional distress in patients and etc. Since better communication skills of counselor help client to make better health decisions. To be an effective in communication, counselor must have communication … Read more

4 P’s of Pandora

Anyone who has pursued school for business and marketing is well versed on the topic of the 4 P’s of marketing: product, price, place, and promotion. The model has been considered a form of control, both simple and instructional. Companies market to consumers. Products are created for their worth and features defined, prices are set, … Read more

Business Ethics in Private Sector

The private sector is faced with numerous ethical issues on a daily basis. Most of these dilemmas come out of managerial approach and personal style of leadership while other have their origins in different day to day situations. The dilemmas come off problems that make decision making the process difficult when business owners have to … Read more