A Look at the Idea of Confusion As Depicted By Morrison in His Book, The Bluest Eye, And I Want to Be Miss America by Alvarez

Identity crisis defined as a period of uncertainty and confusion in which a person’s sense of identity becomes insecure, typically due to a change in their expected aims or role in society. The Identity crisis influences the way woman of color view beauty by making them act differently and trying to assimilate. The Bluest Eye … Read more

The Theological Virtue of Hope

The theological virtue of hope which is a godly gift bestowed by God through which one trusts God will grant eternal life and the means of obtaining it providing one cooperates. Hope is composed of desire and expectation together with a recognition of the difficulty to be overcome in achieving eternal life. While hope is … Read more

Loneliness And Exile In Mohsin Hamid’S ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ 

By uncovering certain ambiguities in Changez’s ideological rhetoric, the paper will portray how Changez’s analysis of American corporate fundamentalism branches from his absence of a sense of belonging to a foreign culture and from a feeling of displaced identity.[Keywords: Mohsin Hamid, Reluctant Fundamentalist; post-9/11 America; Pakistan, alienation, fundamentalism, identity, ideology]Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist is … Read more

How to write Acknowledgements of dissertations?

Acknowledgements are the necessary part of every important written material such as books, research paper, dissertation paper, novel or anything else. So you are confused why acknowledgements are important to put in your written paper? Because the paper you have written is not the result if your own efforts. A lot many people further have … Read more

10 foods that make us happy

Some foods make us feel better about ourselves and forget about worries. On the occasion of the International Day of Happiness, we propose some foods that are sure to make you feel good. Some of them are very beneficial not only for our mood , but for many other things, strengthening us and providing everything … Read more

The Ups And Downs Of The Ortiz Family In The PBS Documentary And Dominican Story My American Girls

Film Review- My American Girls: A Dominican Story The documentary takes place in the 1970s in Brooklyn New York. It is about a Dominican household and tells the story of 1st generation Dominican immigrants and the process of acculturation that the children are going through in the United States. Sandra and her husband Bautista work … Read more

The Impeccable Portrayal of the Resilience Individuals’ Need to Overcome Adversity in Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Human Resilience in Plainsong Resilience is the capacity to withstand stress and trauma. Plainsong, by Kent Haruf, is an impeccable portrayal of the resilience individuals require to overcome adversity. This adversity defines every character’s life, as they must fight to overcome hardship. People do not accumulate the same life experiences, thus incorporating the lives of … Read more

Comparative Analysis Of The Ideal Desire Fulfilment Theory And The Objective List Theory In Terms Of Well-Being

In this dissertation, I will proceed with the analysis of the ideal desire fulfilment theory and the objective list theory to conclude that the latter is more plausible as a theory of well-being. In the process of doing this, I will clarify the key theories, draw out the objections faced by both and determine if … 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

The Key Concepts of Loyalty and Friendship in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, a Novel by Mark Twain

Analysis on ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ In the Adventures of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain, friendship and loyalty are concepts that are important in the lives of humans. In this novel, Tom makes new friends and new experiences. However, he especially treasures the bonds that he has with Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher. … Read more

To be a Human: Solaris Analysis

What does it mean to be a human being? Everyone has their own opinion and rarely is it as simple as biology. When science and technology are placed in this question the answer becomes even less clear. This question of when does giving technology humanity make them human has been asked in numerous mediums, from … Read more

An Essay on Respect and Respecting Our Parents

Respect is a fundamental virtue in the world. Respect for each other will avert any misunderstanding between individuals or communities. In the family, there are various reasons as to why children should strive to respect their parents. The Bible commands that children should value and respect their parents every day. It is the only commandment … Read more

Disguised Imperfections: Human Nature in “The Little Prince,” “The Mirror Maker,” and “The Nose”

Imperfection, like mortality itself, is an integrated aspect of being human. Most people, however, try to mask theirs through self-importance and ambition. Self-importance and ambition help to promote self-confidence and the illusion of perfection in an imperfect world. The three narratives–The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, The Mirror Maker by Primo Levi, and The … Read more

Letter to self

Dear self, Hey you, I know we are in this together. Remember the promises we made? For better and for worse. In sickness and in health till death do we part? I hope those promises were true and you will not fuck me up at any time. Am loyal. I just noticed I need to … Read more

The Theme Of Happiness In American Beauty, Death Of A Salesman, The Great Gatsby And Revolutionary Road

Happiness can be defined in many different ways and is based on perception. In the eyes of every individual, the pursuit of happiness has a greater meaning where many of the characters try to find it in their own manner. People disguise their own happiness as an escape from reality and for a major part … Read more

The Loyalty and Commitment of Parson Hooper in The Minister’s Black Veil, a Short Story by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne tells a story titled The Minister’s Black Veil, of a minister that views himself as a representative of God. Hawthorne instills the qualities of loyalty and commitment in his main character, Parson Hooper, because although he is being shunned by the community, he fulfills his vow to God. Hooper believes that by wearing … Read more

The Theme of Finding Meaning Through Adversity in Black Boy by Richard Wright and The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

America: It’s Always Darkest before the Dawn’s Early Light “Anything seemed possible, likely, feasible, because I wanted everything to be possible” (Wright 72). Richard, the protagonist in Richard Wright’s Black Boy, always thinks optimistically. Likewise, an air of faith and hope drives John Steinbeck’s Joad family through their problems on the way to California in … Read more

Ministerial responsibility

In the course of their duties, Government Ministers in the United Kingdom exercise powers granted to them through statute, prerogative authority and debatably “general common law powers that allow for residual powers where their actions will have no legal consequence for others”. Ministerial responsibility defines the relationships between ministers and Parliament as well as that … Read more

Anger Control and Management: Islamic and Modern Concept

Definition of anger or temper: Lexical meaning: The feeling one has toward something or someone that hurts, opposes, offends, or annoys strong displeasure. (Example: In a moment of anger I hit my brother.) Islamic definition: It is a destructive fire! Prophetic hadith: “Anger is a burning coal …” – Anger is a secret weapon of … Read more

A Research on Finding Happiness in New Science of Happiness

Introduction The article New Science of Happiness extensively highlights a number of ways of making life more satisfying. It provides suggestions of what makes people happier and recommends various steps towards achieving a more satisfactory life. Most people find happiness in family connections and friendship. A good relationship with the children and friends contributes towards … 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

The issue of achieving success in the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling

Fundamental to personal growth is humanity’s innate need for achievement. As success is subjective, I believe that achievement cannot be defined by a mere number as it is an individual measure of effort. I firmly believe that success can be achieved by reaching set goals and can be maintained with resilience, determination and humility as … Read more

Emotional Maturity

According to Kaur, S., & Singh, A. (2014) Emotional maturity is an attribute of the individual that is generally adopted. By attaining emotional maturity, they manage and balance their emotional reactions in day-to-day life. If a person reached their emotional maturity they will have the act of handling their emotions whether it is a positive … Read more

The Use of Sickness as a Metaphor pf Ambition in Macbeth, a Play by William Shakespeare

In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, Macbeth is given a prophecy by three witches saying that he will become king. With high ambitions, Macbeth murders his king and becomes king himself. As king, Macbeth rules with tyranny and Scotland falls to a “sickness”. Throughout the play, Shakespeare uses sickness as a metaphor for Macbeth’s ambition. Evidence of … Read more