The Effects of Abuse

There are several different types of abuse and each type affects people differently. There is child abuse and spousal abuse, but there is also...

Death of A Salesman – Character Analysis

Advancements in science throughout this century have led to tremendous advancements in industry. Advancements in industry, however, have not always led to advancements in...

The Characters Escape From Reality in The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams centers around a dream of escape. Although everyone wants to escape from a different reality, they all feel...

The Role Of The National Transportation Board In Aviation Safety

The movement of millions of passengers over distances thought impossible decades ago is symbolic of the modern air transportation era that is characterized by...

Hate Crimes

The issue of hate crimes has greatly affected the way in which people interact. A hate crime is defined as any act of violence...

The Seminole Indians

The Seminole Indians are a tribe of Indians who now have territory and reservations in Florida and Oklahoma. They once belonged to the Muskogee...

How did Hitler persecute the minority groups of Germany so that he could create...

During Hitler's time in power minority groups in Germany and in Europe were tortured, tormented, exiled and killed. Hitler persecuted various minority groups because...

Identity Crisis (Joy Luck Club)

Every person comes to a point in their life when they begin to search for themselves and their identity. Usually it is a long...

Sir Thomas More

Thomas More was born in Milk Street, London on February 7, 1478, son Sir John More, a prominent judge. He was educated at St...

Odysseus vs. Gilgamesh

Character is built in several different ways. Some may view character as how one handles a certain hectic situation or how well one person...

The Modern Tragedy: Death Of A Salesman

A form of drama in which a person of superior intelligence and character is overcome by the very obstacles he/she is struggling to remove...

Ramses the Great

In the Egyptian pyramids of Giza, Ramses the Great ruled as the greatest pharaoh of all times. Ramses the Great, also known as Ramses...

John Steinbeck Biography

John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas California, shortly after the end of the Civil War. His mother was a schoolteacher...

Evidence For Evolution

Since Darwins death in 1882, there have been many new evidences that support the theory of Evolution. The different types are the studies of...

The stories ‘Wunderkind’ by Carson McCullers and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charolotte Gilman

In the early twentieth century a writer's work usually represented one's surroundings. In the stories 'Wunderkind'; by Carson McCullers and 'The Yellow Wallpaper'; by...

Alice Walker Biography

Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. She was born into a poor sharecropper family, and the last of eight...

The Scientific Revolution

Before the Scientific Revolution, the Bible or Greek philosophers such as Aristotle or as-tronomers like Claudius Ptolemy, whose ideas were sanctioned by the church,...

Was the man we know as Shakespeare really the author of the “Shakespearean Works”?

Was the man we know as Shakespeare really the author of the "Shakespearean Works"? We know little about the man called Shakespeare, Did he...

In the Beginning…

"Where did man come from? Where did time begin? Who, or what, created all things? " These are questions that mankind has sought to...

The Problem with Holden

Holden is a complex person with many conflicting characteristics. He has many ambitions and desires for his life but he is faced with the...

Character Analysis of Bottom in A Midsummer Nights

The play A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare offers a wonderful contrast in human mentality. Shakespeare provides insight into mans conflict with the...

Farming In The 1960’s

As the Great Grape Boycott carries onto another summer, Listen Magazine now turns to a real person of this struggle, the farmer. Marina Jalos*,...

Philosophy In Religion

We live in a society, which relies on fairy tales and mythology to entertain and take us off to a far away place where...

Both Sides of the Abortion Issue

During the past quarter century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most debatable subject of controversy in the United States....

The book, “My Antonia”

Most people find it very hard to pull up roots in their native land and move to a strange country. Throughout history, countless millions...

Affirmative Action

The state shall not discriminate, or grant preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national...

Personal Identity in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Post World War I, many new opportunities were given to the growing and expanding group of African Americans living in the North. Almost 500,00...

Philosophy – Plato

Plato was born to an aristocratic family in Athens, Greece. When he was a child his father, Ariston, who was believed to be descended...

Edna Pontelliers Predicament in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

Dr. Mandelet, speaking more as a wise, older man than as a medical authority, seems to understand Edna's predicament. When Mr. Pontellier asks for...

Summary of The Whale and the Reactor by Langdon Winner

Winner states implicitly that he wishes to add his book to a surprisingly short list of works that can be characterized as "philosophy of...

Sophocles “Oedipus the King”

Sophocles "Oedipus the King" is a tragic play which discusses the tragic discovery of Oedipus that he has killed his father and married his...

The Signifigance of Irony, Metaphor, and Reversal of Situation in Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex is a tragedy of a man who attempts to flee a prophecy out of fear of what the future may hold for...

Paris is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on ...

The appreciation of art is highly recognized throughout the rest of the world. Maurice de Sully built one of the most incredible catherdrals on...

Stereotypes in “The Merchant of Venice” “Dumb jocks! “, “Women don’t belong there, doing...

Stereotypes in "The Merchant of Venice" "Dumb jocks! ", "Women don't belong there, doing that! ", "He must be a criminal, just look at...

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that destroys mental and physical functioning in human beings, and invariably leads to death. It...

The poem “My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth and the play “Death of...

The poem My Heart Leaps Up by William Wordsworth can being interpreted in many ways therefore it can be related to the play "Death...

William Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564. He was baptized on April 24, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. He was the third of eight...

Dream Interpretation

She awakens in the night, the visions from her mind still vivid. The dream was amazingly realistic. A long hallway stretched before her. Several...

Frederick Brotherton Meyer: The journey of Faith

Frederick Brotherton Meyer born in 1847 in London, England had an illustrious career that spanned several decades. He received his education at Brighton College...

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn begins by dealing with Hester Prynnes crime and sentence. She shows herself to be a proud woman in...

Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels is without question the most famous literature to emerge from this 18th century Tory satiric tradition. It is the strongest, funniest,...

Architecture of the Renaissance reflects the earlier works of the Roman, Byzantines, Moslems

Architecture of the Renaissance reflects the earlier works of the Roman, Byzantines, Moslems, and many other civilizations. The S. Pietro No. 1 was begun...

Cloning Technologies and More

Science, in the past few years has made great strides in the field of mammal reproduction. Theyve worked for years to find out exactly...

The Yellow Wallpaper: Male Opression of Women in Society

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper is a commentary on themale oppression of women in a patriarchal society. However, the story itselfpresents an interesting...

Descartes Proof of God

Rene Descartes' arguments in "Meditations on First Philosophy" are questionable to exactly how valid and sound they really are. His proof for the existence...

William Faulkner’s greatest novels, As I lay Dying

In one of William Faulkner's greatest novels, As I lay Dying, the character's selfishness is revealed. As I Lay Dying is a detailed account...

Christianity And Buddhism

This paper is a comparison between two very different religions. Specifically Christianity and Buddhism. Coming from opposite sides of the globe these two religions...

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

In January 1994, the United States, Mexico, and Canada implemented the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), forming the largest free trade zone in...

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain simply wrote about a boy and the river

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain simply wrote about a boy and the river. In doings so Twain presents the reader with his personal view...

Of Androids and Fossils: (Re)Producing Sexual Identity in Blade Runner and Jurassic Park

With the shift from industrial to postindustrial capitalism, our culture has become increasingly concerned with the problem of how to represent subjects in a...

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