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Voltaire's Candide: All is Not for the Best
Voltaire's Candide: All is Not for the Best
Voltaire\'s Candide: All is Not for the Best Voltaire\'s Candide: All is Not for the Best Voltaire\'s Candide is the story of an innocent man\'s experiences in a mad and evil world, his struggle to survive in that world, and his need to ultimately come to terms with it. All people experience the turmoil of life and must overcome obstacles, both natural and man-made, in order to eventually achieve happiness. In life, man must find a medium between what Martin (scholar and companion to Candi
Washington Irving and His Works
Washington Irving and His Works
Washington Irving and His Works Washington Irving and His Works Washington Irving was born on April 3, 1783 in Tarrytown, New York. His father was a merchant and owned an import business. Irving had literary influences early in his life. He was friends with Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Charles Dickens. Washington Irving had no formal schooling. Instead, he taught himself by reading as many books as possible. Washington Irving had other interests than just writing. Irving was an inv
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes 27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes Since 1968 America has been better enlightened than previously concerning current events and happenings around the world. A considerable factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted on the air in September of 1968. Many other television newsmagazines have been produced since its creation, however none have possessed the longevity nor the influence of 60 Minutes. Infact, 60 Minutes, which is ow
A Summary of A Christmas Carol
A Summary of A Christmas Carol
A Summary of A Christmas Carol A Summary of A Christmas Carol Matt Toback 1). This story takes place in London, England. The time is winter and it starts the day before Christmas, also known as Christmas Eve. The settings of the book include Scrooge\'s Counting House, Scrooge\'s Home, Bob Cratchit\'s home, assorted places throughout Scrooges childhood like the schoolhouse and the Fizziwig\'s place where Scrooge was an apprentice, this is where a Christmas party took place and he met the one lov
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville's Moby Dick
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville's Moby Dick
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville\'s Moby Dick A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville\'s Moby Dick “Moby Dick is biographic of Melville in the sense that it discloses every nook and cranny of his imagination.” (Humford 41) This paper is a psychological study of Moby Dick. Moby Dick was written out of Melville\'s person experiences. Moby Dick is a story of the adventures a person named Ishmael. Ishmael is a lonely, alienated individual who wants to see the “watery part of the world.” Moby D
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Affirmative Action Papers are piling up on top of a desk. People are running around trying to meet their deadlines. Assignments are being pushed back to later dates. Phones are being answered, but put on hold for the next available representatives. The president of the firm puts out a notice of hire. The word is spread throughout the business community through the newspaper and the internet. Resumes are received every business day. The board members of the firm review hundred
Affirmative Action in Seattle
Affirmative Action in Seattle
Affirmative Action in Seattle Affirmative Action in Seattle Present efforts to repeal affirmative action are based on several general misconceptions. One is that our society, having reached a point of true equality, no longer needs programs that help government recruit and hire qualified women, people of color, and persons with disabilities. Unfortunately, there is abundant evidence -- from Census Bureau data and academic studies, to news accounts and everyday experiences -- that we still have
Creative Writing of Hamlet
Creative Writing of Hamlet
Creative Writing of Hamlet Creative Writing of Hamlet Brad Zomick I guess I have been oblivious up to this point. I knew things were getting weird but I didn\'t realize the magnitude of it until my dead father rose from the grave to explain things to me. I remember back in the day when things were good. Now everything is rotten. Father is dead and mom is married to Uncle Claudius, who is also king. How did I not see what was going on? I never suspected mom of cheating on dad. I guess it was pos
AIDS: Myths and Facts
AIDS: Myths and Facts
AIDS: Myths and Facts AIDS: Myths and Facts Acquired Deficiency Disease is a deadly disease that has claimed many lives, both young and old, across our nation and throughout the world. Due to the lack of education concerning this disease, many myths as to how AIDS is contracted is spread. Contrary to what people believe, there are many precautions that can be taken to to avoid becoming infected. Furthermore, people who are already infected by the HIV virus need not suffer alone. The purpose of
Orwell's Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienatio
Orwell's Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienatio
Orwell\'s Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienation and Other Such Joys Orwell\'s Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienation and Other Such Joys George Orwell expresses a feeling of alienation throughout Such, Such Were the Joys.... He casts himself as a misfit, unable to understand his peers, the authorities placed over him, and the laws that govern his existence. Orwell writes, “The good and the possible never seemed to coincide” (37). Though he shows his ability to enumerate what is “good
All My Sons: Miller's Chief Criticism Of American
All My Sons: Miller's Chief Criticism Of American
All My Sons: Miller\'s Chief Criticism Of American Society All My Sons: Miller\'s Chief Criticism Of American Society By: Richard Younge A shot was heard throughout the Keller home as Joe ended his guilty, worthless life. Miller criticizes that American society has become corrupt- a place of selfishness, where people care too much about themselves, and that which benefits them, and will go to any lengths to achieve that goal; even if the repercussions of their actions will bring harm to other p
Analysis of Advertisements for Two Different Thing
Analysis of Advertisements for Two Different Thing
Analysis of Advertisements for Two Different Things Analysis of Advertisements for Two Different Things In order for advertisements to succesfully portray a product, they must be directed to the appropriate intended audience. Magazines, in general, are usually geared towards a specific audience with distinct interests. Therefore, the \'ads\' need to be carefully designed to attract the attentions of the magazine reader. This very concept is well displayed in the two selected, yet very different
An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed
An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed
An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed in Life Due to His Father An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed in Life Due to His Father In After The Race, by James Joyce in the book Dubliners, the main character, Jimmy Doyle will be an unproductive citizen, fooling around with his friends and living off of his father\'s money for the rest of his life. In this short story he demonstrated that he doesn\'t realize the value of money, because he has never had to work for it, hen
Anna Karenina: Characters and the Life Novel
Anna Karenina: Characters and the Life Novel
Anna Karenina: Characters and the Life Novel Anna Karenina: Characters and the Life Novel By examining the character list, one immediately notices the value Tolstoy places on character. With one hundred and forty named characters and several other unnamed characters, Tolstoy places his central focus in Anna Karenina on the characters. He uses their actions and behavior to develop the plot and exemplify the major themes of the novel. In contrast to Flaubert\'s Madame Bovary, Tolstoy wishes to ex
The Media
The Media
The Media The Media The media has been causing problems and clashes in opinions probably ever since the television was invented. The media probably started out OK, but after a while, they started twisting opinions and stories, and taking sides. I think that the media is going to twist a story to make it more interesting once too many times, and someone is going to sue them badly for it. I would like to prove that the media sometimes messes up the truth. The media sometimes finds a certain perso
Anne Frank Remembered: Review
Anne Frank Remembered: Review
Anne Frank Remembered: Review Anne Frank Remembered: Review Anne Frank Remembered is the autobiography of Miep Gies, the woman who helped the Frank family survive during their two years in hiding. Her book is a primary source or first hand account of the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi occupied Holland during the second world war. It is also the first hand account of the hiding of Jews such as the Frank family, the Van Daan family, and Dr. Albert Dussel during this time. In regard to the b
Appearances - A Universal Concern
Appearances - A Universal Concern
Appearances - A Universal Concern Appearances - A Universal Concern A desire to appear attractive is universal; it permeates all cultures and peoples, and stretches from the past to the present. Throughout history, both men and women have gone to great lengths to become more attractive. In all parts of the world, people take many different measures to beautify themselves. Even move, the animal world also exhibits the desire to be attractive. Male birds of paradise, with their brilliant hues, co
Illegal Drugs
Illegal Drugs
Illegal Drugs Illegal Drugs The product is illegal drugs. The people who deal these drugs are criminals. That\'s what makes the drug business different then any other. *Alcohol is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use alcohol products. *Nicotine is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use many different forms of tobacco products, all which have tobacco in them. *The drug Caffeine can be found in many everyday items, like soda candy bars. Think of how many cops we would need if caffeine products we
A Marxist Criticism on The Importance of Being Ea
A Marxist Criticism on The Importance of Being Ea
A Marxist Criticism on The Importance of Being Earnest A Marxist Criticism on The Importance of Being Earnest Excuse me Geoffrey, could you get me some more water. I\'m terribly thirsty, and the weather out here isn\'t doing any good for my complexion. declares the man as he sighs in exhaustion. Right away sir, anything else? proclaims the servant. No that will be all. says the man as he waves off the servant. So is this the scene of yesteryear\'s society or one of today\'s, well in a
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule What I Would Place In A Time Capsule As the turn of the millennium approaches, the human race will continue to develop new technology and new ways of thinking. It is always enjoyable to take a visual journey back in time, to view what was considered advanced and what thoughts of future times represented. A time capsule stored with precious documents and possessions from a past era can serve as a visual and material presentation of what past times were like,
Being a Mortician
Being a Mortician
Being a Mortician Being a Mortician The word mortician brings what images to mind? The career of a mortician is surprisingly different than it is portraied in movies and books. Being a mortician is a very rewarding job both personal as well as psychological to those with the temperament, training and discipline required to do the job properly. In this paper I\'ll be reporting the requirements to become a mortician, also called funeral director or undertaker, the duties the job requires of you,
Biography of Ogden Nash
Biography of Ogden Nash
Biography of Ogden Nash Biography of Ogden Nash Fredric Ogden Nash was an American humorist who lived from 1902 to 1971. He was born in 1902 in Rye, New York, where he grew up with well educated parents. Microsoft Encarta 95 said that his parents names were Edmund Strudwick Nash and Mattie Nash. During his childhood years, Nash was educated at several private schools. At these schools, he enjoyed writing his own comical and dramatic free verse poems. After graduating out of grammar school, Nash
Alice Munro's Boys and Girls
Alice Munro's Boys and Girls
Alice Munro\'s Boys and Girls Alice Munro\'s Boys and Girls Alice Munro\'s short story, Boys and Girls, has a very interesting detail written into it. The narrator\'s brother is named Laird, which was carefully chosen by the author. Laird is a synonym for lord, which plays a important role in a story where a young girl has society\'s unwritten rules forced upon her. At the time of the story, society did not consider men and women equal. The name symbolized how the male child was superior
Brief History of the NRA
Brief History of the NRA
Brief History of the NRA Brief History of the NRA The National Rifle Association in its simplest form is the largest gun club in the world. The organization was founded in 1871 by former Union Army officers to encourage sport shooting in order to have a fine tuned militia in case of emergency. The Union officers believed that a well regulated militia was integral for the security of a free state. It is an organization that opposes gun control, it believes in the individual defense of the uses o
Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping Bungee Jumping Bungee jumping is a sport that has dramatically evolved over the past couple decades. Bungee jumping has evolved into a sport of art and thrill. As a tribal tradition, the ritual was soon incorporated with a bungee cord. Bungee jumping spread rapidly throughout the world, ever-growing in popularity. Detailed designs and engineering have helped to take bungee jumping to all new limits. An array of prices depicts a variety of heights, harnesses, and locations of site
The Need for an Official Language
The Need for an Official Language
The Need for an Official Language The Need for an Official Language Language is the most important media in human communication. It makes it much easier to exchange ideas. Imagine if everyone in this society spoke his own language. What would our society looks like? Probably not as prosperious as what we are now because business is very difficult to do due to the fact that all documents have to be printed in different languages. Our whole society would be split up because there is no communicat
Wright's Native Son: Capitalist or Communism?
Wright's Native Son: Capitalist or Communism?
Wright\'s Native Son: Capitalist or Communism? Wright\'s Native Son: Capitalist or Communism? Was Richard Wright\'s Native Son a story about his views towards Capitalism and Communism ? Did Richard Wright want to show the good and bad points towards Capitalism and Communism ? Or was this novel just about how a young man went through life and how society made him. Richard Wright\'s Native Son shows that he used the Dalton\'s, Thomas\'s, and Jan Erlone to represent Capitalism and Communism .
An Analysis of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
An Analysis of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
An Analysis of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller An Analysis of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller Catch 22, by Joseph Heller, is a critique of the society that we live in. Whoever is proud of what we have advanced to, and is unwilling to look at it in a negative light, would find this book very subversive. It threatens and criticizes the way of living of most who pride themselves in living a modern life. Heller shows through the ridiculousness of war how misguided much of modern society has become, in spite of
Catcher In The Rye - A Sequel
Catcher In The Rye - A Sequel
Catcher In The Rye - A Sequel Catcher In The Rye - A Sequel Loomis Chaffee Chapter 1 Another day another school...I thought about this new school they placed me in. They said I will like it. Well I\'ll be the one to decide that. Next thing I know I\'m on a 6:30 train to Windsor, CT. It was a Thursday and I received a call from Mr.Spencer, well it wasn\'t really for me but for my parents. I immediately new who it was, you can just hear it\'s a school teacher. One can just hear that over the phon
Summary of Ceremony
Summary of Ceremony
Summary of Ceremony Summary of Ceremony Jeremy Croy KC7OFQ Ceremony is the story about Tayo, A Native American World War II Veteran, and his struggle to find himself. He struggles to adapt to a world where his people have to fight between the what whites say is the true path, and what his culture says the right path. Ceremony displays Tayo\'s struggle by comparing his struggle to find his own path, to the other Native American\'s and their fight to their own path. The book starts as Tayo
The Cherokee Indians
The Cherokee Indians
The Cherokee Indians The Cherokee Indians The American Indian History in the Eastern part of the country is always associated with the Cherokee Indian nation. The Cherokee\'s were by far the largest and most advanced of the tribes when Europeans first arrived and came in contact with Native Americans. There are too many tribes to go over background on every one of them, so I\'m going to focus on the Cherokee\'s since many of their ways and customs are so similar to all the other tribes in the E
The Symbol of Black in The Crucible
The Symbol of Black in The Crucible
The Symbol of Black in The Crucible The Symbol of Black in The Crucible When Ezekiel Cheever walks in the atmosphere turns dreary and black. After all why would he be coming unless there was nothing important to say. One, maybe not so obvious reason why darkness enters the room is because Cheever as it says was a nice tailor that now might burn in hell. The more obvious presence of of dreariness and blackness is that Ezekiel has come on the business of the court to arrest the witches. Thi
Animal Farm: Communism Through The Eyes of George
Animal Farm: Communism Through The Eyes of George
Animal Farm: Communism Through The Eyes of George Orwell Animal Farm: Communism Through The Eyes of George Orwell Throughout history, writers have written about many different subjects based on their personal experiences. George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Blair. He is one of the most famous political satirists of the twentieth century. He was born in Bengal, India in 1903 to an English Civil Servant and died in 1950. He attended Eton from 1917 to 1921, and served with the Indian Imperial P
Comparing Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville'
Comparing Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville'
Comparing Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville\'s Writings Comparing Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville\'s Writings Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville focused their writings on how man was affected by nature. They translated their philosophies though both the portrayal of their protagonist and their own self exploration. In Moby Dick, Melville writes about Ahab\'s physical and metaphysical struggle over the great white whale, Moby Dick, symbolic of man\'s struggle against the overw
Comparison of the Characters in A Doll's House a
Comparison of the Characters in A Doll's House a
Comparison of the Characters in A Doll\'s House and The Stranger Comparison of the Characters in A Doll\'s House and The Stranger In the real world there exist many different people, of different races and ages, each one unique. Some live secluded lives with few friends and others live very rich and complex lives surrounded by friends and acquaintances. No matter what type of life is led it is human nature to adjust one\'s external personality to suit the specific situation, much like p
Concerns Facing the United States in the 1990s: Cr
Concerns Facing the United States in the 1990s: Cr
Concerns Facing the United States in the 1990s: Crime, Education, and Employment Concerns Facing the United States in the 1990s: Crime, Education, and Employment A variety of concerns face the United States in the 1990\'s. Among these concerns are crime, education, and employment. But fortunately our government and several organizations have attempted to deal with these problems to help our world become a better place. Crime has been a big concern of the American public in the 1990\'s. In many
Essay About Cooper Industries
Essay About Cooper Industries
Essay About Cooper Industries Essay About Cooper Industries OVERVIEW: Cooper Industries is a broadly diversified manufacturer of electrical and general industrial products, and energy related machinery and equipment. The company operates in three different business segments with 21 separate profit centers. These segments include electrical and electronic, commercial and industrial, compression, drilling and energy equipment. The product line is consisted of cheap fuses to $3 million compressor
Cosmetology
Cosmetology
Cosmetology Cosmetology Cosmetology is working with skin, hair and nails. Which includes things like hair styling, cutting, coloring, shampooing, manicures, waxing, facials, etc. More than a half a million people work as cosmetologists. (Careers For Woman Without College Degrees 254) It is a great profession for people who would like to have a career in the beauty industry. It\'s a great career for a mother in a two income family or if you\'re just living on your own. This career is not only
Cry, The Beloved Country: The Breakdown and Rebuil
Cry, The Beloved Country: The Breakdown and Rebuil
Cry, The Beloved Country: The Breakdown and Rebuilding of South African Society Cry, The Beloved Country: The Breakdown and Rebuilding of South African Society “...what God has not done for South Africa man must do.” pg. 25 In the book, Cry, the Beloved Country, written by Alan Paton, some major conflicts follow the story from beginning to end. Two of these conflicts would be as follows; first, the breakdown of the ever so old and respected tribe; and second, the power of love and compassion an
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play Many symbols are incorporated into the play Death of a Sales man and they in turn relate to both character and theme. The hose, tape recorder and the seeds are some of these symbols. The hose in Miller\'s drama directly relates to the theme of d eath. The hose is a line attached to the gas main in Willy\'s house which allows him to sniff the gas. This action can be seen as Willy\'s suicide wish, and escape from
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman
Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman Death of a Salesman: Willy Lowman No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman\'s technique in Arthur Miller\'s play Death of a Salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really
Analysis of the Ending of Death of a Salesman
Analysis of the Ending of Death of a Salesman
Analysis of the Ending of Death of a Salesman Analysis of the Ending of Death of a Salesman The play Death of a Salesman shows the final demise of Willy Loman, a sixty- year-old salesman in the America of the 1940\'s, who has deluded himself all his life about being a big success in the business world. It also portrays his wife Linda, who plays along nicely with his lies and tells him what he wants to hear, out of compassion. The book describes the last day of his life, but there are fr
Definition of Education
Definition of Education
Definition of Education Definition of Education Education what is it? It is defined as: 1. The act or process of educating or being educated. 2. The knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process. 3. A program of instruction of a specified kind or level. 4. The field of study that is concerned with the pedagogy of teaching and learning, according to the American Heritage dictionary. Its etymology comes from the Latin word educatio which means to bring up1 But what does that te
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
The Great Depression The Great Depression Though most Americans are aware of the Great Depression of 1929, which may well be the most serious problem facing our free enterprise economic system,( ) few know of the many Americans who lost their homes, life savings and jobs. This paper briefly states the causes of the depression and summarizes the vast problems Americans faced during the eleven years of its span. This paper primarily focuses on what life was like for farmers during the time of t
Creative Writing: Dogs and Cats
Creative Writing: Dogs and Cats
Creative Writing: Dogs and Cats Creative Writing: Dogs and Cats The cursed cat. He was grinning at them, that insolent face just grinning and staring, those disgusting whiskers twitching, the disgusting muddy fur, the disgusting hole in his ear. Scampi and Mustard stood at the bottom of the tree, tongues slowly moving in and out. It was over, both of them knew. They stared right back at the mangy cat with hate in their eyes. Its tail was curling back and forth. Can\'t we wait this time? No.
The Great Gatsby: Eastern Desires
The Great Gatsby: Eastern Desires
The Great Gatsby: Eastern Desires The Great Gatsby: Eastern Desires The roaring twenties. Cars were the things to have and a party was the place to be. Everybody wanted something. F. Scott Fitzgerald\'s book, The Great Gatsby, describes the events that happen to eight people during the summer of 1922. In the book, people went from west to east because something they desired was in the east; unfortunatly in the end those \'somethings\' were unattainable. ...I decided to go east and learn the bon
The Town of El Dorado Springs
The Town of El Dorado Springs
The Town of El Dorado Springs The Town of El Dorado Springs Picking research projects, sometimes for me, is an agonizing problem that eventually turns into an enlightening experience; what was to be my American Humanities research project was just such an experience. I had preliminarily thought I\'d look into cultural myths. While researching myths, I ran across El Dorado Springs, MO., under the category of geographical myths, in the library computer. I thought how interesting while also wonder
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics Electronics The invention of the microprocessor in 1971 was a huge milestone that eventually changed everyone\'s everyday lives. This invention enabled the world to own a personal computer in their home as well as their office. People were able to work more efficiently and progressively with these new electronic devices. Electronics today provides the world with an infinite amount of information at a much faster speed than that information would ever have been available before. The
Essay on Flowers and Shadows
Essay on Flowers and Shadows
Essay on Flowers and Shadows Essay on Flowers and Shadows As darkness cloaks the mists of the story line; So who, one of the many unprevailling & vengeful victim of Jonan\'s Crumbling & destructive success, finally makes an appearance at the okwe\'s residence; leading the fall of Jonan\'s wealth and power. So who\'s vengeful plot brought him out of the shadows, where his controlled madness might have fooled the likes of Jonan for a while, but the latter\'s paranoia finally caught on and killed
Everyone in A Man For All Seasons is Pursuing Thei
Everyone in A Man For All Seasons is Pursuing Thei
Everyone in A Man For All Seasons is Pursuing Their Own Ends. What Makes More Different? Everyone in A Man For All Seasons is Pursuing Their Own Ends. What Makes More Different? Often, it is impossible to reach our goals without resorting to some sort of pragmatism. In A Man For All Seasons every character has their own ends to meet, and the only distinguishable feature between them is how they go about it. Some characters disregard all sense of morality as they plunge into a approach which pri