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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 ...

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century British History and Authors

as one author states, "The medieval church was defeated and the educated classes embraced scientific rationalism. Art, architectu...

Similarities and Differences Between the 17th Century Scientific Revolution and 18th Century Enlightenment

matter, "organic and inorganic alike," could be defined in terms of extension and motion (Burns, 1969, p. 567). Therefore, Descart...

Paris During the Eighteenth Century and London During the Nineteenth Century

(Burns, 1969, p. 566). This worldview came to full flower in the eighteenth century with the philosophical movement known as the E...

Early US Penitentiaries and 3 Concepts

In three pages this paper examines 3 concepts on 18th century penitentiaries with Pennsylvania and the Quaker influence the primar...

American Literature Overview

In five pages this research paper examines American literature from the late 18th century through the 20th century with such autho...

La Religieuse by Denis Diderot

She pressed me in one place and then another. In a soft and low voice, she asked me to increase my efforts, and I did so." Again ...

Enlightenment Representation in Candide by Voltaire

and war, which he portrays as contrary to all reason. In the eighteenth century, war was presented to the ordinary citizens as an ...

Carl L. Becker's Rejection of Popular Eighteenth-Century Philosophers

the chance to break free from such constraints. The global society was ready for a tremendous change in direction following the t...

The Transformation of the Role of Women in Mexico

4 pages and 5 sources. This paper provides an overview of the changing role of women in Mexico during colonialism. This paper pr...

18th Century Painter Francisco de Goya and His Influence

In fifteen pages this paper explores how Goya's 18th century paintings influenced 19th century Impressionists and 20th century Exp...

Voices of Black Authors in America

In fourteen pages the reasons why black authors of the 18th and 19th centuries had difficulty in discussing their experiences are ...

Epistolary Novel Pamela by Samuel Richardson

In six pages this 18th century epistolary novel is examined in terms of how the author moved the plot along and developed characte...

Mary Robinson, Charlotte Smith, and Jane Austen on Romantic Love

In twenty pages this paper examines how female authors portrayed romantic love in the late 18th century in a consideration of Robi...

New Atalantis by Mary Delariviere Manley and Fantomina by Eliza Fowler Haywood

In 5 pages these two female authors of the 18th century are examined in terms of their popular works and the feminist social criti...

Piano's Development

loud" (History of the Piano...Grover). In its shape and general construction, it resembled a harpsichord, however, there were ma...

Moral Philosophies of Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill

In five pages this essay compares and contrasts Immanuel Kant's 18th century moral philosophy with that of John Stuart Mill's 19th...

Comparison of Culloden and Crysler's Farm Battles

why? Was it the skill of those providing the defense or was it just dumb luck? The Battle of Culloden in reality was...

Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution

the flow of information. Prior to the effects of the printing press, it was relatively easy for the Church to suppress books and w...

Comparative Analysis of the Building Designs of Two Rhode Island House Vernacul1ar v. Fashion-Driven Bldg. Design

long roof over the kitchen (Eleazar Arnold House). An outstanding interior feature is its huge fireplace, which has an oak mantel ...

Slavery During the European Renaissance

can be termed neither solely positive or solely negative in regard to its influence on culture and people. There would be tremend...

Egyptian Architecture and Art and Their Modern Art Influence

the attention of the fashion-setting upper class. Free-standing obelisks were constructed around England, the first, which is stil...

264 BC to 133 BC Roman Empire

results of this long and complex war was that Carthage and Rome decided to essentially share, or divide Spain. However, a bit late...

From Creation to the Cross

One of the more interesting aspects of Baylis "From Creation to the Cross" is the texts address of the various linguistic issues t...

Aphra Behn, Restoration Author

or her audiences perceptions of those locales. This discussion will demonstrate that the father Apha Behns work moves from her Lon...

Slavery and Reform in West Africa by Trevor Getz

This book review is on Trevor Getz's Slavery and Reform in West Africa: Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-century Senegal and the ...

Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin on Equality

had children to raise on my own and my financial situation was not dire, but I had to earn a living and I turned to writing. Alc...

18th Century America and Its Obstacles

In five pages this paper discusses the obstacles that stood in the way of foreign and domestic policy development in the United St...

South America and the Population Impact of Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century Silver Mining

also set a precedent with regard to the extent of South Americas extended reach into new and previously uncharted territory. O?at...

European Perceptions and How They Have Evolved

but when they found it, they refused to allow any other religion to exist but their own. The new interpretation of religious free...