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The Rites of Passage Associated with the Tribal Cultures of Africa

In a paper consisting of twelve pages the African young man's rites of passage are examined in the customs of tribal peoples Masai...

Modern Americans' and Native Americans' Rites of Passage

In seven pages this paper compares the contemporary American teenager with Tukuna, Okrika, and Okiek Native American counterparts ...

Journey of Passage Taken by Telemachus in 'The Odyssey' by Homer

In five pages this essay considers the rite of passage Odysseus' son Telemachus takes on the journey to find his father and protec...

Irony in Rite of Passage by Sharon Olds

This paper consists of twenty pages and discusses how irony is used in the poem to express meaning. There are no other sources li...

Rites of Male Passage in the Americas

In five pages this paper discusses how masculinity is conceptualized by the Americas in terms of gender interaction and in contras...

Is College Hazing a Rite of Passage or a Major Problem?

In five pages this paper examines the hazing issue from both sides with one supporting the notion it represents a rite of passage ...

Rite of Passage

and, thus, in the religious duties and responsibilities of being an adult male within this community. The boy, in turn, receives a...

Iroquois Boys' Manly Rite of Passage

hunter and a brave individual is the most important element of a boy becoming a man. Demonstrating that a person is brave and ab...

Analysis of Sharon Olds' 'Rite of Passage'

stand around jostling, jockeying for place, small fights...

Cognized Environment and Rites of Passage

characteristics. If we consider some of these we can start to understand the impact of the cognized environment. One rite ...

E.M. Forster's Novel A Passage to India and Walt Whitman's Poem 'Passage to India' Analyzed

or sex. Thanks to technology, Whitman waxed poetic about an inspirational East-West cultural and intellectual exchange, with both...

Escape Themes in the Works of Larry McMurtry

In six pages this essay discusses Horseman, Pass By and The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry in an analysis of how the escape t...

1995 Film By John Singleton, Higher Learning

In five pages this report examines the 3rd film effort by director John Singleton in a discussion of content, prejudice, and issue...

Journey from Childhood to Adulthood in 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

due to the fact that he is young and inexperienced (Anonymous Sir Gawain and the Green Knight gawain.html). . In the following pap...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'My Kinsman, Major Molineux' and Heinrich Boll's 'Like a Bad Dream' Compared

to catch up with and crush idealistic young people afraid of occurrences over which they seem to have no control" (Hynes 265). "L...

Drinking and the College Student

on-campus student residences. Forty-four percent of schools restrict alcohol use at several college-sponsored, on-campus events" (...

Sharon Olds’ Vision of Children

of children and their behavior, their fears and victories. This paper compares and contrasts two of her poems, "The One Girl at th...

Health Beliefs of African Americans

being mentored by an elder; 2) those who received their ability to heal as a divine gift; and 3) those who were born with the abil...

Amos, Chapter 5:4-25

bringing war. As laws of supply and demand illustrate, people, left to their own devices, will resort to actions that are almost e...

Native Americans and Religious Evolution Over a Century

The full circle evolution of Native Americans in terms of religion during the past century is examined in this paper consisting of...

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 ...

Labor Strikes and the Workplace Fairness Act

(http://www.ilafl-cio.org/BKCB .HTM). The "Workplace Fairness Act," recently renamed the "Cesar Chavez Workplace Fairness Act" i...

Worship Practice and Theology

The Practice of Worship Is any among you afflicted? let him pray Although you may hear the argument, that one can pray anywhere, ...

Railroads in Henry David Thoreau's Walden

In five pages this paper discusses Thoreau's views on railroads through an analysis of Walden passages....

Character Analysis of Imogen in The Tragedy of Cymbeline by William Shakespeare

distainfully resists him, declaring, "Away! I do condemn mine ears that have / So long attended thee. If thou wert honourable, / T...

Compare: Iliad and the Aeneid

that they escaped due to their bravery. Then they both go on to say that there will come a time when they will look back on these ...

Beowulf

(VII). In this he is telling Beowulf that he had many apparently noble men claiming they would get rid of the beast but they drank...

Ephesians 5:1-16

once again become more stable and the divorce rate would decline. Consider what it would be like to turn on the TV or go to the mo...

Herodotus Histories, Book 4, Chapters 176-183

as he refers to the way in which climate and geographical features serve to shape human behavior. For example, the Lotus Eaters ar...

Genesis 22:1-19

in the court of the Egyptian pharaoh. While the text asserts details of history, the larger concern to the authors of Genesis were...