Censorship In China

The freedom of expression, recognized early in civilization as a basic human right by scholars, politicians, and philosophers, is often associated with a democracy. The freedom of information in turn is recognized as necessary by citizens under these democratic institutions. Western political theory often includes the synergistic sum of these pieces, creating a mutualistic symbiotic … Read more

Euphemism In George Orwell’s Writings Essay

Language plays an important role for political debates and government decisions. Information is often misrepresented to gain the favor of the populous. This is evident in Orwell’s writing and in the “Hackvists” documentary, often during the course of Knappenberger’s documentary it is shown that euphemisms can greatly mislead and disrupt events in society. Orwell expresses … Read more

Wuthering Heights – Romantic novel

Wuthering Heights, written by Emily Bront, can be classified as a Romantic novel, because it contains many tenets of Romanticism. Romanticism was the initial literary reaction to changes in society caused by the industrial revolution: it was an attempt to organize the chaos of the clash between the agrarian and the industrial ways of life. … Read more

World History Honors: Louis XIV

Louis XIV was an absolute monarch. He inherited the French throne when he was only five. Because Louis XIV was so young, Cardinal Mazarin was the true ruler of France until his death when Louis took control. Louis weakened the power of the nobles by excluding them from his councils and increased the power of … Read more