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Contemporary American City Development

and the turn of the nineteenth century, there would not be any significant economic policies, although it helps to remember that t...

Experiences and Culture of Contemporary Latino Americans

deal of discrimination from the majority of citizens in the United States. One of the cultural groups which is meeting a great dea...

Contemporary American Culture and Plato and Aristotle's Concepts of Human Nature

of human thinking and an awareness of what constitutes the basics of human nature. Their lessons and attitudes are still relevant ...

Defining a Contemporary American

In fourteen pages this paper discusses how to define an American to a resident of a remote village in Africa. Five sources are ci...

Reviewing Closing of the American Mind Closing of the American Mind / Book Review

In The Closing of the American Mind, Allan Bloom decries the lapse of teaching of traditional American values in American universi...

The American Dream and Its Contemporary Meaning

In four pages the past and present meanings of the American Dream are examined. There is no bibliography included....

Contemporary American Family

and challenge the idea that gay, unwed parents, or interracial families are beneficial for a child and their welfare. Several boo...

The Lover by Marguerite Duras

This essay pertains to Marguerite Duras's "The Lover," a novel that is highly autobiographical in nature. The writer discusses the...

Newspapers Their History and Their Future

Newspapers have played an incredibly important role in world history. For the last five hundred years of so, in fact, newspapers ...

Friendship in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

This 7 page paper examines the friendship between Huck and Tom in Twain's classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and ar...

Karl Marx, A Life and A Philosophy

history. This paper describes his life, how he formed his beliefs, and what his contemporaries thought of him. It also discusses h...

Christology of Matthew Fox

and orientation. Fox argues that there is a "creation-centered spirituality" within the framework of Christian tradition that shou...

The Depiction of Reality in the Age of Global Production

In all cases they may be seen as art that is breaking boundaries as they are seeking to break down social barriers and taboos, dea...

The Theme of Forgiveness in Bronte's Novel, Jane Eyre

to see, more objectively, the struggles of her aunt and the sad state of her aunt, thus giving her the ability to be kind and comp...

Major Thematic Examination of Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

heros funeral and will have forever the respect of his people, who will remember him in their folktales. This is the singular goa...

"Dangerous Liaisons" and Moral Justice

a duel with Danceny which has been orchestrated by his nemesis Merteuil, and she in turn has her reputation and physical beauty de...

The Societal Rebuff of Anyone Different

Homosexuals and Muslims in Contemporary Society The author of this paper considers the importance of the choice of words in repor...

Structure of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

However, shortly thereafter, they are sent to debtors prison and David sees his chance to escape the oppressive life. He runs to h...

A Character Study of Fitzgerald's, The Great Gatsby

This paper analyzes characterization and the theme of abandoned ethics seen in Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. The a...

Closing Passage of Le Pere Goriot by Honore Balzac

formula for success. Eugenes aristocratic name soon opens some doors for him. Madame Beausant is a member of high society and a ...

The Nature of Radical Innocence in Literary Depiction

This research paper examines Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises and how the characterization of this novel's main character denies thi...

World Events, Bias, and Religious Prejudice

In seven pages this paper discusses such global events as sect to established religion transition, Medieval Christianity and Europ...

Silko: “Ceremony”

it, because he cannot really define who and what he is. Like many Native Americans, his world has clashed headlong into the world ...

Foreshadowing in “A Tale of Two Cities”

or around the bend. In Two Cities, Dickens uses a great deal of foreshadowing, and it starts with the very first line. "It was th...

Ford: “Michael’s War”

This 3 page paper discusses the novel “Michael’s War,” about the IRA. Bibliography lists 4 sources. ...

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

his boyhood days. He meets Lolita and instantly desires her, doing anything he can to be near her, even agreeing to marry Lolit...

John Grisham’s Bleachers

youth, that skill, that sport, could life hold meaning. At one point in the book the character states, "youre famous at eighteen, ...

Analysis and Critique of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

has weakened him, we cannot be sure - certainly he could be the metaphor for the weakened and suffering male of the South. He is ...

Sula by Toni Morrison

This 5 page paper summarizes Tony Morrison's novel Sula. Primary source only....

Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine and the 'Letter'

my learning and my moving through the world. You may remember that I was the fifth daughter of nine children. My mother loved me...