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Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Cleopatra Word Count: 1889 Cleopatra Vll was born in 69 BC, in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite what people say today, that she was glamorous and beautiful, she was far from it. She is shown on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and masculine features. Although she was not beautiful she was clearly a very seductive woman, and she used this to further Egypt politically. She had a beautiful musical voice. It is also said that she was highly intelligent. She spoke nine different languages, and she wa
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye Word Count: 947 The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield\'s insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge others unequally. Holden and I both have similar judgements of people from the way they act and be
The Lottery
The Lottery
The Lottery Word Count: 703 Shirley Jackson’s insights and observations about man and society are reflected in her famous short story The Lottery . Many of her readers have found this story shocking and disturbing. Jackson reveals two general attitudes in this story: first, the shocking reality of human’s tendency to select a scapegoat and second, society as a victim of tradition and ritual. Throughout history we have witnessed and participated in many events, where, in time of turmoil and hard
Monetary/Fiscal Policy
Monetary/Fiscal Policy
Monetary/Fiscal Policy Monetary/Fiscal Policy Government monetary and fiscal policies change all the time. These policies are installed or fixed for the betterment of trade, inflation, unemployment, the budget, or many other economic factors. In my opinion, it seems like two people have the majority of the control when it comes to forming these policies. The first person who influences these policies is President Bill Clinton who proposes tax cuts, to balance the budget (Clinton\'s budget propo
MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW
MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW
MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW BY Steven Ricciardi Mr. Esposito Economics February 12, 1997 Monetary/Fiscal Policy Government monetary and fiscal policies change all the time. These policies are installed or fixed for the betterment of trade, inflation, unemployment, the budget, or many other economic factors. In my opinion, it seems like two people have the majority of the control when it comes to forming these policies. The first person who influences these policies is President Bill Clinton who prop
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer\'s Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone Alzheimer\'s Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always – with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer\'s disease destroys the brain memory function, many
Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Life an
Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Life an
Catcher in the Rye: Holden\'s Insight About Life and The World Around Him Catcher in the Rye: Holden\'s Insight About Life and The World Around Him The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield\'s insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myse
Catcher In The Rye: Holden Caufield
Catcher In The Rye: Holden Caufield
Catcher In The Rye: Holden Caufield Catcher In The Rye: Holden Caufield Holden Caufield was a high school student at a boy\'s academy by the name of Pency Prep. He feels as though he had fought the world and lost, everyone is against him and that little can bring him joy. He had lost his innocence, and saw himself as a catcher in the rye, trying to save children from his fate. Holden is quite the eccentric individual. I say this because of the incident with Sally Hayes where he proclaims his
Creative Story: Racing Along Walls
Creative Story: Racing Along Walls
Creative Story: Racing Along Walls Creative Story: Racing Along Walls Hey Joe, hand me the 3/16 socket, I mumbled into the underside of my car. I felt a nudge in my ribs as my friend, Joe, handed me the socket I asked for. Matching the ends of the hexagonal shaped socket with the stub on my wrench, I pushed the two together. A loud click signaled the two ends of the socket and wrench fit perfectly. Reluctantly, I went to work tightening the chassis of my car. I felt overwhelmed by the number
The Healing Process
The Healing Process
The Healing Process The Healing Process This is a brief psychological overview of the healing process. The image of healing is best described by Gloria Vanderbilt in A Mother\'s Story when she talks of breaking the invisible unbreakable glass bubble which enclosed her that kept her always anticipating loss with echoes of all past losses. She wrote, for example (Page 3),Some of us are born with a sense of loss there from the beginning, and it pervades us throughout our lives. Loss, as defined
Greek Myths
Greek Myths
Greek Myths Greek Myths February 18, 1997 Dear Rebecca, I am writing to you today to tell you about a few wonderful myths that I have read. I feel that they would interest you as much as they did me. I will give you a brief summary on each so that they will be a little more familiar to you if you decide to read them at some time in the future. The first story I read was the tale of Hermes. Born on Mount Cyllene to his mother Maia, Hermes was an astonishing child. His growth was equally astonish
Three Female Characters in Greek Tragedies
Three Female Characters in Greek Tragedies
Three Female Characters in Greek Tragedies Three Female Characters in Greek Tragedies Jim Creus Mrs. Baldi English IV 2/18/97 In the times of the ancient Greeks, women had an unpretentious role. They were expected to do take on the accepted role of a woman. In most cases, a woman\'s role is restricted to bearing young, raising children, and housework. In Sophocles\' Oedipus the King, Antigone, and Medea, the dominant female characters impacted upon men with authority and political power. It is
Hamlet's Treatment of Ophelia and Gertrude
Hamlet's Treatment of Ophelia and Gertrude
Hamlet\'s Treatment of Ophelia and Gertrude Hamlet\'s Treatment of Ophelia and Gertrude Modern folklore suggests women look at a man\'s relationship with his mother to predict how they will treat other women in their life. Hamlet is a good example of a son\'s treatment of his mother reflecting how he will treat the woman he loves because when considering Hamlet\'s attitude and treatment of the Ophelia in William Shakespeare\'s play, Hamlet, one must first consider how Hamlet treated his mother.
Romeo and Juliet Journal
Romeo and Juliet Journal
Romeo and Juliet Journal Romeo and Juliet Journal Act I: Hi. I am Roberto Montague, Romeo\'s cousin. This is the first of five entries to this journal. Many things happened today. Some of these things are that Sampson and Gregory were talking, and then Abram and Balthasar entered the room. After Abram started to quarrel, they started to sword fight, but then Benvolio came in and broke up the fight. After Benvolio broke up the fight, Tybalt entered and started to fight with Benvolio. Soon later,
The Merchant of Venice: Shylock - Victim or Villai
The Merchant of Venice: Shylock - Victim or Villai
The Merchant of Venice: Shylock - Victim or Villain The Merchant of Venice: Shylock - Victim or Villain In 1594 the Earl of Essex, an English Nobleman who lived during the Elizabethan period in England, was actively involved in the persecution and trials of Roderigo Lopez. Lopez was a Jew of Portuguese descent, who was wrongly accused of attempting to poison the Queen of England, for reasons never fully explained. Lopez, being the Queen\'s royal physician, was in no position to defend himself o
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Lif
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Lif
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden\'s Insight About Life and World The Catcher in the Rye: Holden\'s Insight About Life and World The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield\'s insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge others
Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury's Fears
Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury's Fears
Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury\'s Fears Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury\'s Fears In the book Fahrenheit 451 the author Ray Bradbury is concerned about many things and I think his fears are exaggerated. In the book he writes about a time in the future where firemen were paid to set books on fire. There are many fears that he has that are related to this. One of his fears is people all people being unhappy because there are no books. In the book he not happy and he says “ I kept sitting there saying to myself
The Influence of Personal Experiences In Emily Dic
The Influence of Personal Experiences In Emily Dic
The Influence of Personal Experiences In Emily Dickinson\'s Poetry The Influence of Personal Experiences In Emily Dickinson\'s Poetry None of Emily Dickinson\'s readers has met the woman who lived and died in Amherst, Massachusetts more than a century ago, yet most of those same readers feel as if they know her closely. Her reclusive life made understanding her quite difficult. However, taking a close look at her verses, one can learn a great deal about this remarkable woman. The poetry of Emil
The Necklace: The Downfall of Mathilde Loisel
The Necklace: The Downfall of Mathilde Loisel
The Necklace: The Downfall of Mathilde Loisel The Necklace: The Downfall of Mathilde Loisel Chad Pugh English 2025 Dr. Bovey Jealousy and envy are among the greatest of sins and have been the down fall of many. Maupassant\'s The Necklace is the story of a woman who is overcome with jealousy and envy. Mathilde Loisel feels she has been cheated by life from all of the wonderful things it has to offer. The reader learns how these qualities in Mme. Loisel come back to haunt her for many years as
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition Canadians throughout their history have been concerned over the status of their national literature. One of the major problems facing early Canadian writers was that the language and poetic conventions that they had inherited from the Old World were inadequate for the new scenery and conditions in which they now found themselves. Writers such as Susanna Moodie, Samuel Hearne, and Oliver Goldsmith wer
The Scarlet Letter: Do You Dread Guilt?
The Scarlet Letter: Do You Dread Guilt?
The Scarlet Letter: Do You Dread Guilt? The Scarlet Letter: Do You Dread Guilt? What is guilt? We all have guilt about something. Maybe forgetting something, lied about something, or even did something that shouldn\'t of been done. In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne we saw guilt fester in the minds and outward appearance of the main characters, Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth. When you hear the word guilt what do you think it means? Guilt means remorseful awar
Bob Dylan once said, “ Allen Ginsberg is both trag
Bob Dylan once said, “ Allen Ginsberg is both trag
Bob Dylan once said, “ Allen Ginsberg is both tragic and dynamic, a lyrical genius, a con-man extraordinaire and probably the single greatest influence on American poetical voice since Whitman.” Helen Vendler voiced her opinion on Ginsberg, stating, “ Ginsberg is responsible for loosening the breath of American poetry at mid - century....... Most of all, he has demonstrated that there is nothing in American social and erotic reality which cannot find a place. His powerful mixture of Blake, Whit
Where has Yesterday Gone
Where has Yesterday Gone
Where has Yesterday Gone Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always – with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer’s disease destroys the brain memory function, many do not realize precisely how the memory is destroyed once one is aware o
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition
The Beginnings of a National Literary Tradition Canadians throughout their history have been concerned over the status of their national literature. One of the major problems facing early Canadian writers was that the language and poetic conventions that they had inherited from the Old World were inadequate for the new scenery and conditions in which they now found themselves. Writers such as Susanna Moodie, Samuel Hearne, and Oliver Goldsmith were what I would consider Immigrant authors. Eve
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye Word Count: 947 The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield\'s insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge others unequally. Holden and I both have similar judgements of people from the way they act and be
The Lottery
The Lottery
The Lottery Word Count: 703 Shirley Jackson’s insights and observations about man and society are reflected in her famous short story The Lottery . Many of her readers have found this story shocking and disturbing. Jackson reveals two general attitudes in this story: first, the shocking reality of human’s tendency to select a scapegoat and second, society as a victim of tradition and ritual. Throughout history we have witnessed and participated in many events, where, in time of turmoil and hard
Canada's Copyright Law
Canada's Copyright Law
Canada\'s Copyright Law Canada\'s copyright law is one of our hardest laws to enforce. The reason the police have so much trouble enforcing this law, is due to technology. This law is very easy to break, and once broken, it is very hard to track down violators. So although some form of a copyright law is needed, the one we have has, too many holes to be effective. There are three main ways in which the copyright law is broken in everyday life. They is audio/video tape copying, plagiarism, and s
Cannery Row
Cannery Row
Cannery Row Word Count: 1390 The Pearl of Cannery Row A pearl is created when a tiny speck of intruding dust enters and irritates an oyster shell. The reaction of the oyster is to make a beautiful pearl out of the particle of dust. Some pearls are perfect and others are imperfect, but all are a unique and wondrous creation of nature. In Cannery Row, John Steinbeck imitates nature’s process with Cannery Row as the oyster and Mack as the speck of dust. Steinbeck shows Mack as the irritant which c
Do You Dread Guilt?
Do You Dread Guilt?
Do You Dread Guilt? What is guilt? We all have guilt about something. Maybe forgetting something, lied about something, or even did something that shouldn\'t of been done. In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne we saw guilt fester in the minds and outward appearance of the main characters, Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth. When you hear the word guilt what do you think it means? Guilt means remorseful awareness of having done something wrong or of having failed to
Holden Caufield was a high school student at a boy
Holden Caufield was a high school student at a boy
Holden Caufield was a high school student at a boy\'s academy by the name of Pency Prep. He feels as though he had fought the world and lost, everyone is against him and that little can bring him joy. He had lost his innocence, and saw himself as a catcher in the rye, trying to save children from his fate. Holden is quite the eccentric individual. I say this because of the incident with Sally Hayes where he proclaims his love for her and how they should run off together. The reason this makes
Holden Caulfield-The Thinking Man
Holden Caulfield-The Thinking Man
Holden Caulfield-The Thinking Man Word Count: 923 The Thinking Man The Catcher In The Rye Margaret Atwood once described the thinking man as on who resists, believes survival is a necessity, is isolated and alienated, and who is aware of the elements that make one’s psyche and physical being disappear. Atwood’s “thinking person” is exhibited in Holden Caulfield through the use of character, plot, symbolism. To begin with, the “thinking person” is portrayed through Holden Caulfield’s character.
THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN EMILY DICKINSON’S POETRY None of Emily Dickinson’s readers has met the woman who lived and died in Amherst, Massachusetts more than a century ago, yet most of those same readers feel as if they know her closely. Her reclusive life made understanding her quite difficult. However, taking a close look at her verses, one can learn a great deal about this remarkable woman. The poetry of Emily Dickinson delves deep into her mind, exposing her personal experien
Joseph Andrews
Joseph Andrews
Joseph Andrews Joseph Andrews is a novel written in the middle eighteenth century by Henry Fielding. In this novel, Fielding talks of human nature and of the need for control of sexuality. He does not just come right out and say it, but instead expresses his concern through examples of the constant sexual advances through the entire novel, Mr. Wilson’s experiences, and the little self control people have in containing themselves properly. The most obvious example of the advances on Joseph, is m
Lines 96-113 (poem) In Doctor Faustus
Lines 96-113 (poem) In Doctor Faustus
Lines 96-113 (poem) In Doctor Faustus Word Count: 1153 The truth that ambition and desire for material objects does not always satisfy the soul is a major theme depicted in Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus. The poem on page 93, lines 96-113 is the essence of this theme. It describes Faustus meeting, what he believes, is the icon of perfection. This perfection is a mere human women, yet, to Faustus, she is worth his life. Marlowe’s use of syntax and diction, allusions and references, and oth
Macbeth-Character Changes
Macbeth-Character Changes
Macbeth-Character Changes Word Count: 1440 This dead butcher and his fiend like queen , is the way in which Malcolm describes Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Describe the way in which these two characters changed during the course of the play. At the beginning of the play Macbeth is seen as a courageous soldier who is loyal to the King but is corrupted from the witches prophecies and by his and Lady Macbeth\'s ambition. This is because of the weakness of Macbeth\'s character and the strong power of L
My Big Problem
My Big Problem
My Big Problem My biggest problem right now is all the fighting between me and my sister. It has gotten to the point where we don\'t even know what we\'re fighting about. We never fought much before, but now it\'s getting out of hand, and very annoying. Not that she ever wins or anything, but I start getting in trouble. I want to stop all of the daily battles, yet I don\'t want to ruin my tough guys\' reputation. I don\'t want to become an angel brother to her, and just want to spend less time
Plato, Allegory Cave
Plato, Allegory Cave
Plato, Allegory Cave Word Count: 1162 Comprehending the Mind\'s Aging Eye The Allegory of the Cave, by Plato, explains that people experience emotional and intellectual revelations throughout different stages in their lives. This excerpt, from his dialogue The Republic, is a conversation between a philosopher and his pupil. The argument made by this philosopher has been interpreted thousands of times across the world. My own interpretation of this allegory is simple enough as Plato expresses hi
“Hey Joe, hand me the 3/16” socket,” I mumbled int
“Hey Joe, hand me the 3/16” socket,” I mumbled int
“Hey Joe, hand me the 3/16” socket,” I mumbled into the underside of my car. I felt a nudge in my ribs as my friend, Joe, handed me the socket I asked for. Matching the ends of the hexagonal shaped socket with the stub on my wrench, I pushed the two together. A loud click signaled the two ends of the socket and wrench fit perfectly. Reluctantly, I went to work tightening the chassis of my car. I felt overwhelmed by the number of lugs I would have to check and tighten. It took me almost a half a
Jim Creus Mrs. Baldi
Jim Creus Mrs. Baldi
Jim Creus Mrs. Baldi English IV 2/18/97 Three Female Characters in Greek Tragedies In the times of the ancient Greeks, women had an unpretentious role. They were expected to do take on the accepted role of a woman. In most cases, a woman’s role is restricted to bearing young, raising children, and housework. In Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, Antigone, and Medea, the dominant female characters impacted upon men with authority and political power. It is an inescapable fate that one of these charact
The Settings of Jane Eyre
The Settings of Jane Eyre
The Settings of Jane Eyre Throughout Jane Eyre, as Jane herself moves from one physical location to another, the settings in which she finds herself vary considerably. Bronte makes the most of this necessity by carefully arranging those settings to match the differing circumstances Jane finds herself in at each. As Jane grows older and her hopes and dreams change, the settings she finds herself in are perfectly attuned to her state of mind, but her circumstances are always defined by the walls,
Modern folklore suggests women look at a man’s rel
Modern folklore suggests women look at a man’s rel
Modern folklore suggests women look at a man’s relationship with his mother to predict how they will treat other women in their life. Hamlet is a good example of a son’s treatment of his mother reflecting how he will treat the woman he loves because when considering Hamlet’s attitude and treatment of the Ophelia in William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, one must first consider how Hamlet treated his mother. A characteristic of Hamlet’s personality is to make broad, sweeping generalizations and now
Romeo & Juliet Journal
Romeo & Juliet Journal
Romeo & Juliet Journal Act I: Hi. I am Roberto Montague, Romeo\'s cousin. This is the first of five entries to this journal. Many things happened today. Some of these things are that Sampson and Gregory were talking, and then Abram and Balthasar entered the room. After Abram started to quarrel, they started to sword fight, but then Benvolio came in and broke up the fight. After Benvolio broke up the fight, Tybalt entered and started to fight with Benvolio. Soon later, an Officer entered the roo
January 21, 1994 Shylock-Victim or Villain
January 21, 1994 Shylock-Victim or Villain
January 21, 1994 Shylock-Victim or Villain In 1594 the Earl of Essex, an English Nobleman who lived during the Elizabethan period in England, was actively involved in the persecution and trials of Roderigo Lopez. Lopez was a Jew of Portuguese descent, who was wrongly accused of attempting to poison the Queen of England, for reasons never fully explained. Lopez, being the Queen\'s royal physician, was in no position to defend himself once he was accused. Essex, who provided the evidence also pre
Teach
Teach
Teach Word Count: 585 Through all of the years that I spent in school, I\'ve had a lot of experience with different types of teachers. Every teacher that I\'ve met had a different way of teaching and a unique method of explaining the material to their students. Some would be strict and hard while others would be gentle and mild; some would be effective while others not. A lot of the teachers have a good idea of how to behave with each of their students. Yet, regardless of their similarities or
Chad Pugh
Chad Pugh
Chad Pugh English 2025 Dr. Bovey Sept. 25, 1996 The Downfall of Mathilde Loisel Jealousy and envy are among the greatest of sins and have been the down fall of many. Maupassant\'s The Necklace is the story of a woman who is overcome with jealousy and envy. Mathilde Loisel feels she has been cheated by life from all of the wonderful things it has to offer. The reader learns how these qualities in Mme. Loisel come back to haunt her for many years as the story unfolds with an ironic ending. Math
The Healing Process
The Healing Process
The Healing Process This is a brief psychological overview of the healing process. The image of healing is best described by Gloria Vanderbilt in A Mother\'s Story when she talks of breaking the invisible unbreakable glass bubble which enclosed her that kept her always anticipating loss with echoes of all past losses. She wrote, for example (Page 3),Some of us are born with a sense of loss there from the beginning, and it pervades us throughout our lives. Loss, as defined, as deprivation, ca
KEVIN PESNELL
KEVIN PESNELL
KEVIN PESNELL OUTLINE Thesis: The cruelties of slavery were not over after emancipation, and in Beloved, to my particular liking, the deep psychological suffrage of former slaves is told through flashbacks to past tragedies, memories, and nightmares. Introduction: Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) was her fifth novel, and consequently the most controversial work she had ever written. Morrison was working as a senior editor at the publishing firm Random House when she was editing a nineteenth centu
2/13/97
2/13/97
2/13/97 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam presents an interesting challenge to any reader trying to sort through its heavy symbolism and not-so-obvious theme. Not only does the poem provide us with a compelling surface story, but a second look at the text can reveal a rich collection of seperate meanings hidden in the poem\'s objective descriptions and sprawling narrative-which in the space of a few pages includes such disparate characters as the Moon, God, the Snake (and his traditional Christian n
The Unprincipled Family
The Unprincipled Family
The Unprincipled Family Word Count: 907 The Unprincipled Family Fredrick Per8 Interrelated arts The dangerous relationship of Claudius, the king, and Hamlet, the king’s nephew and stepson, contain two elements that are pervasive enough to categorize it as such. Treachery and paranoia are those traits. Treachery is one of the basic unprinciples of the relationship, as is shown in the scene of the fencing match and the planning that goes around it. In a scene that relates to the planning of the m
An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Ac
An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Ac
An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action Affirmative action has been the subject of increasing debate and tension in American society. However, the debate over affirmative action has become ensnared in rhetoric that pits equality of opportunity against the equality of results. The debate has been more emotional than intellectual, and has generated more tension than shed light on the issue. Participants in the debate have over