An Analysis of the Use of Tone in A Christmas Carol, a Book by Charles Dickens

Literary Appreciation of the Reader’s Response to the Use of Tone in Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” Charles Dickens’ successful control of the narrator’s and characters’ tones in A Christmas Carol evokes a variety of responses from readers. The literary devices used in A Christmas Carol work together to create a certain emotional atmosphere through … Read more

The Lucky and Unlucky Numbers in China

Chinese numbers are very similar to each other. The number 0, 6, 8, and 9 have favorable and unfavorable meanings because they either sound similar to other words that have positive meanings or the pronunciation of the number. The most favorable numbers are 6, 8, and 9. Six, eight, and nine are the luckiest numbers … Read more

My Spring Break Trip to Florida

The unexpectedly warm spring break of 2015 brought on one of the most exciting, rewarding, and adventurous trips that I could have been a part of. While conversing with my friend over a cold beer about my spring break plans of doing nothing but relaxing during that lazy week in March, when the weather would … Read more

Ethnicity and leisure

Ethnicity is understood as a unique cultural heritage or set of cultural characteristics that are passed down through generations. It is typically known through patterns of language, family life, religion, and even leisure customs. While culture is referring to attitudes, practices customs, and behaviors that characterize a group of people. With the world becoming more … Read more

The place of subcultures in the fashion world

Bobby Hundreds, the founding father of The Hundreds, declared that “streetwear is a culture, not just a product.” A subculture is a group that often has beliefs or interests that varies with those of the larger culture usually involving recognizable fashion and music tastes. Many subcultures also despise and reject the mainstream and commercialization of … Read more

A movement in the decorative arts: Art Deco

Art Deco (1920-1940) also known as style moderne, was a movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s and developed into a major style in western Europe and the United States during the 1930s. Its name is short for Arts Decoratifs, where it was officially introduced for the first time in … Read more

Unforgiven: A Revisionist Shane

Within any genre the individual gears and cogs of a film may vary in degrees, but the film still ascribes to a set of rules preordained by the genre’s progenitors. Like a meme, genre films such as the Western will warp and intentionally borrow from themselves to apply a deeper discussion of ideology within the … Read more

Organizational Culture in PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s organizational culture demonstrates the company’s commitment to maximizing the strengths of its human resources. A solid organizational culture defines the traditions, values and opportunities to perform by the workers. In PepsiCo’s case, employees are encouraged to focus on excellence in a cooperative manner. As the second largest food and beverage manufacturer in the world, … Read more

What is Motown and what is Soul music? What makes them similar and what makes them different?

What is Motown and what is Soul music? What makes them similar and what makes them different? Motown started in Detroit, Michigan the name is also defined as motor town. Motown played is an important role in the racial integration of popular music as an African American-owned record label that achieved significant crossover success. In … Read more

An Analysis of the Organizational Structure and Management of Alibaba and Its Application to Organizations in the 21st Century

Millman (3) asserts that organization structure of a company has a great influence in its progress and relation to the public and employees. Management is influenced by structure of command from the employees to the management. An ideal design eases communication, promotes competition, and promotes innovativeness. The design of an ideal organizational structure is dependent … Read more

Geographical location and boundaries of India

India is one of the ancient civilizations in the world. It has achieved multi-faceted socioeconomic progress during the last five decades. It has moved forward displaying remarkable progress in the field of agriculture, industry, technology and overall economic development. India has also contributed significantly to the making of world history. Lying between latitude 4 N … Read more

Korean Pop Music

The Korean Pop Music (K-Pop) has its own way to connect to its fans both in Asia and the world. K-Pop is a whole production industry that comes with high profiled artists, variety of music genres, videos and well-choreographed dances. K-Pop is a well packaged industry of music as it contains singing, dances and rapping. … Read more

Fashion as an Aspect of Popular Culture

Another aspect of popular culture which we may take for granted is fashion. Fashion itself is a reflection of social, economic, political and cultural changes. It expresses modernity, symbolizing the spirit of the times. Fashion trends are always changing and many people are repeatedly trying to change the way they dress and look even if … Read more

Matsu and Kenzo

Yin and Yang is the idea of creating balance in the universe. While one side represents good, the other represents evil and when both sides are balanced, one achieves perfect harmony. The two sides fit together perfectly, each conjoined to the other. In Gail Tsukiyama’s novel, The Samurai’s Garden, the idea of yin and yang, … Read more

Personality Analysis Of Jerry Springer

Personality Analysis Every individual in society today and in the previous years has a unique personality; it is very interesting to see the differences of people. I chose Jerry Springer and from the Carl Jung’s perspective he is described as dichotomous facets of personality. By evaluating the current Myers-Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) for personality, is … Read more

The role of package designing in enhancing sales of Cadbury

Abstract The project focuses around the Cadburys’ use of different designs in its packaging of Cadbury products which has helped Cadbury build a strong consumer base in the market and increased its sales. The project contains images of Cadbury products packed creatively and attractively. It also shows the product packaging on different occasions like Diwali, … Read more

Judge Dee: A Good Magistrate?

The “Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee,” revolved around a very prominent district magistrate named Judge Dee Goong An, a man famous for his ability to solve mysterious cases. Judge Dee digs deep to solve each case and was successful because he combined the three philosophies of legalism, daoism and Confucianism. These philosophies provided him with … Read more

The Brave Cowboy: Analyzing an Ordinary Contemporary Life

Edward Abbey’s second novel, The Brave Cowboy, is intensely critical of modern life. The book celebrates wide-open spaces and freedom through consistent comparison to an adjacent reality: the hustle and bustle of the city. As the novel continues, we experience the challenges and constraints that Abbey connects with modernity, which Abbey deems unfortunate but unavoidable. … Read more

Types Of Classical Dances In India

Art is one of the most important parts of human life. Every country has their own art forms such as music, painting, and dance. Artists have been portraying art about religion and culture, this means they try to tell you a story or a fact of the dance. Over the years due to cultural limitation, … Read more

Carnival in Rio De Janeiro

In this assignment, I’m going to talk about a tradition that continues to be observed, carnival in Rio De Janeiro. I will talk about two things. One is this Carnival roots and the other is the event’s statement. Now, let’s explain about this event. First, I’m going to talk about this carnival roots. The Rio … Read more

The history and culture of Italy

The history of Italy can be characterized as two periods of unity separated by a millennia and a half of division. In the sixth to third centuries BCE the Italian city of Rome conquered Peninsular Italy; over the next few centuries this empire spread to dominate the Mediterranean and Western Europe. This Roman Empire would … Read more

Understanding the Craze behind Esports

Rise of the eSports Empire In the past five years alone, the world has seen the rise of the most innovative and creative industries of entertainment in history. With the tremendous rise of modern technology in the 21st century, video games have become the fastest growing form of entertainment in the world. This industry has … Read more

How time affects the plot in Ceremony

In her novel Ceremony, Leslie Marmon Silko subverts trends of the conventional Western narrative through her descriptions of time. Rather than telling the story of Tayo in a linear chronology, Silko instead creates a more authentic experience by constantly shifting in between moments. In addition to being a Laguna Pueblo American Indian, Tayo is also … Read more

American Indian Relationships with the English and French

Relations between the American Indians and the English were much more hostile than those between the American Indians and the French. Firstly, the French treated the American Indians with respect on all accounts of their culture. Secondly, the English showed no mercy or reason to American Indians occupying native land. Lastly, instead of attempting to … Read more

The Meaning Of Race And Sexuality In ‘Stranger Intimacy’ By Nayan Shah

Nayan Shah’s book, ‘Stranger Intimacy’ examines the social history and background of South Asian migrant males in Canada and the North West America in the early 20th century. The unclear and fluid ideas of the age of consent, criminality, and human relationships introduces the concept “legal borderlands” and how that played a key role in … Read more

An Analysis Of Postmodern Blackness By Bell Hooks

When the essay was first written during the 1990’s, the main point was that postmodernism was probably the most well-known trend with scholars and different academic people for its thoughts of “heterogeneity, the decentered subject…recognition of Otherness” which was just a number of different ways for saying, culture was attempting to help empower the underestimated … 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

Peace, Economic, Technological And Demographic Imperatives Of Intercultural Communication

Meaning is shared among communication partners who encode and decode messages. This process can be complex when communication partners involve struggle to attribute the same meaning. Partners from different cultures can find it very difficult to share meaning and might perceive communication between cultures as a challenge. If you are South African, you are inevitably … Read more

Mediator Dei and Sacrosanctum Concilium

Mediator dei This encyclical began a defining moment in the history of the Church. It was promulgated by Pope Pius XII it became the first papal encyclical devoted specifically and entirely to the liturgy. Its relevance is still being felt till this day, and this is evident in the chain of events following it; for … Read more

Dogs In Cages: The Dangers of City Living in Ann Petry’s The Street

In Ann Petry’s novel The Street, even the most simple, everyday objects take on fiendish personalities and shifting, threatening aspects. From the cruel wind in the story’s opening chapter to the hard, bitter street itself, glaring situational cruelty and injustice brings vivid color to the narrative. Even the walls, as Petry describes, “were reaching out … Read more

What It Means To Be Habesha

Ethiopia’s numerous tribes joined together in a culture of unity can be said to be very much Habesha. The term has many connotations, depending on who is asked. Habesha ultimately comes from a place other than Ethiopia. For this reason, it could be said Ethiopia’s culture found in religion, art, and politics also has been … Read more