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Romantic Literature and the Idealization of Children

In ten pages this paper examines how children were idealized in the romantic writings of Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Charlotte...

Eighteenth Century Writers' Spiritual and Worldly Interests

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them ...

How We Live & How We Feel About Dying

that she does not want to see him to go his death "not owning up to the part" that he played in death of his victim (Prejean 179)....

The Problem of Free Will and How It is Treated in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

will is responsible for the subsequent chain of events. Therein is the problem of free will. If it in fact exists, how...

Different Interpretations of Settlers in the New World

A great deal of insight about equality emerges, and later, this would be the basis for the creation of the United States of Americ...

A look at Faulkner's Absalom Absalom and Wild Palms

the wealth that lingers in the background. Yet, this rags to riches story includes murder and mayhem and the fact that Sutpen earn...

Group Dynamics in “Queen Bee” and “Lord of the Flies”

the various groups and has friends in all of them. She "has influence over other girls but does not use it to make them feel bad" ...

Roles of Animals in Nature & Human Lives

at close quarters unmolested, as the wolves did not consider him to be a threat and, obviously, they did not consider him as suita...

Twentieth Century Immigration in America

Spanish-language rhetoric on the radio and in the cafes" (29). In addition to conveying the flavor of Latin-American life, Tobar ...

Frederick Douglass, Successful Despite Slavery

been a slave and not due to his celebrity status among abolitionists for having endured slavery. In order to fully appreciate th...

Global Warming/Consensus in Newspaper Accounts

50 years" ("Global Warming"). In 2001, a similar UN report said that human activity had "likely played a role" in global warming...

Mainstream America and Being African American

suburbia ideal, even though they were raised in that setting. For the African American it may be different for they may have been ...

Pa Chin's "Family" - Author's Message

both grand and far-reaching; that this conundrum proves damaging to the familys whole infrastructure speaks to the underlying mess...

Gatsby & the American Dream

is when Gatsby holds out his arms toward a small green light in the distance, which the reader learns later is the green light on ...

Handicapped Parking

that are close to access to the building designated as Handicapped Parking. These spaces should be eight-feet wide and have a wide...

The Nonprofit Sector and American Society

means that while these organizations serve a public purpose of some sort, they also "meet the interests, needs and desires of the ...

African Americans and Their Evolution in Fiction and Nonfiction

social consciousness. One of Douglass first discoveries, or one of the most important first discoveries, he made was that of the...

A Book Review of Dan Rather's 'The American Dream'

dedication, and vision. Rather bases his story on over thirty key interviews that he held over the years, interviews that...

People Assisted by Social Sciences

that this huge nation requires a significant amount of energy just to maintain daily operation. As a result of Chinas overwhelmin...

African Americans and the Civil War's Effects

Lincoln, and Northerners in general, are popularly seen as advocates for the black race. However, what is less well-known is that ...

Pre Stonewall America and Authors' Treatment of Gay Society Identity

government - harbored toward the homosexual population. Lumped together with such socially unsavory issues as Communism, Katz ill...

Latino Author's St. Mary's Church Memories

both Rosa and Marianna attended. Father Ramirez and Sister Stevens spent long hours in that basement classroom teaching us abou...

Sociological Concepts Applied to a Navajo Identity Description

Indeed, this collective culture has changed perhaps more so than any other culture in the world only within the last five hundred ...

An 18th Century Authors' Overview

is just one example, but he is still an example of a writer who characterized a generation. Swifts humor and sarcasm demonstrates ...

1960s and 1980s Social Life in America

the Vietnam War is that which involves technology. Never before had people possessed televisions that brought a war into living ro...

Life as Seen Through the Classics

to the role of an international statesman; through his efforts, he ultimately ended up as a role model for many American youths wh...

Fantasy in James Thurber's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

memory of past events. He explains that he will not be a narrator, "I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion t...

'Roman Fever' by Edith Wharton and the Author's Deception Cover the Uses of Control and Formality

formality and propriety was incorrect and not only have the main characters deceived each other, but Wharton has been successful i...

Author's Word Choices and Altered Impressions of Characters

his speech has often included long pauses with "ummm" or "well" or some other phrases to fill the void, the actual speech between ...

American Dream as Represented by Frederick Douglass and Benjamin Franklin

In five pages this paper examines how these important men's lives reflect the concept of the American Dream as depicted within Nar...