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Feminism in the Life and Writings of Virginia Woolf

to resurrect and preserve (Gordon 4). Woolf, a manic-depressive, found herself constantly searching for approval...Battling with a...

Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe

of life and death. Poe was considered a pioneer in his quest to ascertain the inner workings of the sinister mind. A good...

Lasting Legacy of Leo Tolstoy That Goes Beyond Literature

into the dissipations of Moscows high society, which he candidly recorded in his diary with vows to reform" (Anonymous About Leo T...

Stress as Defined by Erik Erikson

So epigenesis means that one item develops on top of another in space and time... extended... to include a hierarchy of stages, no...

Book Review of Warpaths by Steele

group. Generally, American history books portray the white man as invading the Indians territory and that the Indians were meek. B...

Relating the Life of Edgar Allan Poe to His Writings

increasing his sense of dysfunction. He would often turned to it in times of stress and depression and Poe would likely feel his i...

Life and Writings of Sherman Alexie

of community and what he can give back to the community, Sherman often can be found in the oddest venues. Sometimes he will turn d...

Capitalism Fuels Colonial Expansion

the scene may seem sublime, it can be interpreted as a depiction of contrast between cultures. In the foreground stands the Europ...

Life and Works of Saint Augustine

how evil is nothing tangibly heinous, but instead reflects the "absence of good."ii In other words, man merely makes bad choices ...

Life and Works of Katherine Anne Porter

Porter, 2005). Her education was obtained at convent schools and when she was 16 she ran away (Books and Writers, 2005). This i...

Women's Influence Upon Edgar Allan Poe

death. Not simply because death equates with grief, but there is also the element of terror, the fear of a small child at the loss...

Biography of St. Augustine

but Augustine lacked "the sincere desire of being heard," so that when he got to Carthage the city seduced him (Portalie, 2004). ...

Visionary Theorist W.E.B. Du Bois

works is quite appropriate. The Souls of Black Folk provides an overview of how the black man is seen in American culture. At lea...

Literature and Dual African American Worlds

Me" Hurston writes, "I remember the very day I became colored...But I am not tragically colored. Someone is always at my elbow rem...

Life and Works of George Orwell

Blair family was not very wealthy - Orwell later described them ironically as lower-upper-middle class" and "They owned no propert...

Life and Writings of Plato

his writings (Levinson x). Socrates would continue to dominate Platos personal and professional lives for years to come, and woul...

Socrates' Thoughts and Influence

Socrates frequently alluded was the basis for his debates with Gorgias, contending that the degree of abstraction pursued by thoug...

Nationalism and War's Horrors in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

survival were still slim. Background information on Baumer and his comrades is filled in through flashbacks. In this fashion, th...

4 Poems in Billy Collins' Nine Horses

said that, however, this is not a book to simply be shunted off to the used bookstore. For all its problems, Nine Horses is still ...

Hermann Hesse's Life and Writings

In five pages this paper draws comparisons between the life and writings of Hermann Hesse with Demian and Steppenwolf among the wo...

Nicaean Creed & Trinitarian Doctrine

A 15 page research paper that examines documents associated with the early Christian Church, such as "The Nicene Creed," as well ...

African American Writers/On Each Other

"this beautiful/and terrible thing," which human beings find as "needful a air" and as "usable as earth," will finally belong to b...

Life Experiences and the Writings of Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain

is "rooted in memory" (The West Film Project). Essay Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), who obtained fame and fortune under h...

W.E.B. Du Bois/Double Consciousness

of measuring ones soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity" (Du Bois ch. 1, para. 3). In other words,...

Aldous Huxley, Life and Works

20th century possessed a "rigid class structure"-to a large extent it still does-and that was clearly shown in the novel (Aldous H...

Stan Berenstain and the Bears

for Good Housekeeping (Martin, 2005). The inspiration for their childrens books appears to have been the birth of their son Leo; w...

Trimbur's Call to Write/Narrative of Frederick Douglass

the chapter that addresses writing profiles of specific people, Trimbur writes, "This impulse to describe, to analyze, and to unde...

Creating a Saint

ages. In fact, both accounts contain detailed descriptions of the deaths, which are very similar. In addition, throughout both acc...

Interviewing an Older Person

is, a high level of "energy and vitality," contributes significantly to quality of life for the elderly (Spirduso, Francis and Mac...

Hispanic Heritage

in an after-school program that aids non-English speaking students with the requirements of their academic studies. This program h...