An Analysis of the Foreshadowing of Cleopatra’s Betrayal in Antony and Cleopatra, a Play by William Shakespeare

Foreshadowing Betrayal Cleopatra’s betrayal is not unexpected at all if one closely reads the text in Antony and Cleopatra. There is ample foreshadowing of Cleopatra’s corrupted morals and sense of self. Antony’s infatuation with Cleopatra leads him to overlook her behavior and forgive her almost instantly. His love is ultimately blinding and had Antony been … Read more

Why respect is so important for us?

Nearly anything will earn you respect in the eyes of someone. But only certain things will earn you respect in the eyes of those who are respected. It’s that simple. So, true respect is not earned of injuring oneself or breaking the law. The respect earned by that is not true and lasting, because it … Read more

Acts of Kindness in Cannery Row

When hitch-hiking, never forget the generous person who allowed passageway by the use of their vehicle. Other acts of kindness are shown throughout Cannery Row, but many of them sadly end in complete and utter disaster. Nonetheless, generosity can be found embedded into many of the characters introduced in this novel. Because this great work … Read more

Describe Your Pet Peeve

Everyone in life finds certain things that are extremely irritating. Sometimes they are things that arent that big of an issue to others, however it raises your blood pressure in an instant. My biggest pet peeve is when I have to wait at the doctors office forever. Its so irritating and it happens every single … Read more

A Small, Good Thing Story Analysis

A Small, Good Thing When pondering the daunting uncertainties of life, a man can only be sure that it will be filled with suffering. The tranquil and pleasant periods of life may give it the semblance of congeniality, but a person will always be forced to face the onerous trials of his journey. During these … Read more

Moria as a Symbol of Hope to Offred in The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Inspiration can often be found even in the darkest of times. Often, when people are going through difficult times, they find inspiration in things such as religion, books, and even other people. In The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Offred, the novel’s protagonist, lives in a dystopian society called The Republic of Gilead where, because … Read more

Analysis Of The Covers Of The Book Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice continues to be a well-loved classic in any readers’ bookcase. The anxieties of marriage, distinctions in social status, significances of reputation, unreasonable expectations of women and inconveniences of too much pride and prejudice are some of the themes presented in the novel. Among the various characters introduced, Elizabeth Bennet is … Read more

A Small Act of Kindness Makes the World a Better Place

Ryan Halligan, Jessica Logan and Amanda Todd. These are just a few names out of countless victims whose lives were taken prematurely because of mean “jokes” and bullying. So let me ask you this, what gives us the right to take a life away or insult others, even if it wasn’t intentional, just because you … Read more

Review of the Storm by McKnight Malmar

The Storm Analysis of The Storm In McKnight Malmars frightening story The Storm she weaves a violent storm and murder together to heighten the horrific fear that engulfs Janet Willsom. The storm is a combination of mother nature, Janets emotions and her heartbreaking dilemmas. The story begins with Janet Willsom coming home from a vacation … Read more

A Comparison of the Acts of Courage, Bravery and Heroism Between the Characters of Julie, Maddie and Anna Engel in Elizabeth Wein’s Code Name Verity

Being a book about the Second World War, it is only fitting that the story in Code Name Verity is characterized with acts of courage, bravery and heroism. Many characters in the book have been the most prolific in creating the accounts of courage. This paper will however focus on three of these characters; Julie, … Read more

The Definition of Respect

Respect, by definition, is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. As accurate of a description as that is for respect at its highest level, there is a broader, simpler version of respect that too often eludes us in its practice. Respect for wisdom, authority, and … Read more

Mathilde’s Downfall In The Necklace Story

Jealousy and Envy are among the greatest sins out of the seven sins, which led to the downfall of the society. The story by Maupassant “The Necklace” is about a woman who held jealousy and envy throughout the story. Mathilde Loisel, the protagonist, felt that she has been living a lie all her life, she … Read more

A Role Of Dancing In My Life

Five, six, and five, six, seven, eight Since the age of seven, I’ve embraced a multitude of dance styles. My experience began with traditional Russian dancing which advanced to ballroom, ballet, modern, hip-hop, jazz and contemporary. My love for dance traversed the Atlantic Ocean to prosper on two different continents during the most difficult time … Read more

The Consequences of Ambition in The Oval Portrait by Edgar Allan Poe and The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Extremes of Ambition Throughout the ages, men have proven to be submissive under the infamous power of their desires. Men like the main characters in the gothic short stories, “The Oval Portrait” by Edgar Allen Poe and “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sacrifice irreplaceable factors of life to satisfy their compulsion. Because their monomania … Read more

It is important to take pride in what you do

Take pride in what you do. I believe that people should take pride in their work, and if they really want to do something, they should do it, and they shouldn’t let anyone hold them back. I have been in sports since I was in third grade. I am in some advanced classes for my … Read more

The Importance of Loyalty in Any Relationship

Loyalty One of the most important ideologies to me is loyalty. Any successful relationship, whether it be business, love, or friendship, involves loyalty. A business builds loyalty with its customers by continuously providing good product and services to its customers so that they will return rather than look elsewhere for their needs. Without customer loyalty, … Read more

Understanding True Love

Well! There are many misconceptions about True love that I would try to change with my opinions on this particular topic. Hello fellas! I have considered being one of the toughest roles to be a social worker. Everyone has his/her own set of problems. I came across the thing really unexpected that I didn’t even … Read more

What Is The True Purpose Of Life?

Happiness is one of the most desired goals in life, yet for many it seems to be elusive. It’s easy to take in ourselves into thinking, “When I just have that nice house and new car, then I can be happy.” But in reality, happiness is available to all of us, right now. A big … Read more

Evaluation of Contentment through the Opinion of Epicurus

Epicurus, active during the 4th Century BCE, was a prominent ancient Greek philosopher whom founded his own school of thought and spearheaded his own philosophy, now labeled under the heading of Epicureanism. For him, the whole point of philosophy was to attain pleasure and avoid fear, primarily that of the gods, death, and an unpleasant … Read more

Kenneth's Regret in The Intruder by Andre Dubus

Kenneth’s Biggest Regret Andre Dubus introduces Kenneth Girard in The Intruder as a thirteen year old boy who struggles to find his identity. This is Kenneth’s story because he is the main person that the narrator speaks about. Kenneth shot who he thought was a prowler because he was influenced by his religion and expectations … Read more

Can Money Buy Happiness For You?

Hold on, think to yourself for a second about this question “Can Money Buy Happiness”? You’d say “oh that’s obvious I’d just give you some money and you some money and now we’re best friends”! Not exactly, just give me a moment of your time and I’ll give you a better understanding of this question. … Read more

The Positive Impacts of the Acts of Kindness

The Power of Kindness Humans are constantly interacting with one another, whether it’s via technology or face to face. These interactions range from conversing at the dinner table to ordering coffee to eye contact made in an elevator. Too often, these interactions aren’t used as opportunities to be kind. Negativity is all around us and … Read more