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John Muir: His Achievements/Journeys
John Muir: His Achievements/Journeys
John Muir: His Achievements/Journeys John Muir: His Achievements/Journeys John Muir worked at a factory in Canada. He invented time and money saving machines for the factories. But one day an accident changed his whole outlook on life. As he was tightening a machine belt with a file, the file flew out and pierced his right eye. His left eye grew dim to the reaction. John\'s friends and neighbors tried to help him and brought doctors. Some friends read to him. Children brought him flowers and li
Napoleon I
Napoleon I
Napoleon I Napoleon I Napoleon\'s life was a very interesting one. Starting a poor boy, hated by most, rising to rule a huge empire, and then finally being destroyed by his own arrogance and ending his life humbled, remembering what he had doe, and leaving it all in his memoirs for the world to read. Napoleon was born in 1769, on the Island of Corsica. His parents, Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte, were poor nobles. When Napoleon was just 10 years old, his father helped to get him a mathematical scho
Trudeau: The Politics of My Way
Trudeau: The Politics of My Way
Trudeau: The Politics of My Way Trudeau: The Politics of My Way Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo politics-Washington, Jackson, Grant, Eisehower- the martial arts have been conspicuously absent from Canadian politics. But there in one exception: in 1968 Pierre Elliot Trudeau became the first Canadian leader to bring the gunslinger-Lone Ranger ethos to Canadian politics. Trudeau introduced to Canada the refined art of single combat; it was the politics of Doing It My Way-the pol
Buddha
Buddha
Buddha Buddha The word Buddha means enlightened one. It is used today as a title to the one who has given us more religious beliefs than almost any other human who lived in this world. However, he was not given this name at birth; he had to earn it for himself by undergoing long, hard hours of meditation and contemplation. Buddha has changed the lifestyles of many cultures with new, never-before asked questions that were explained by his search for salvation. He began an entirely new religion
Buddha
Buddha
Buddha The word Buddha means enlightened one. It is used today as a title to the one who has given us more religious beliefs than almost any other human who lived in this world. However, he was not given this name at birth; he had to earn it for himself by undergoing long, hard hours of meditation and contemplation. Buddha has changed the lifestyles of many cultures with new, never-before asked questions that were explained by his search for salvation. He began an entirely new religion that d
Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great Constantine the Great: Constantine the Great (about AD274-337), Roman emperor (306-37), the first Roman ruler to be converted to Christianity. He was the founder of Constantinople (present-day Istanbul), which remained the capital of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire until 1453. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Constantine the Great [Text]: Constantine the G
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac Word Count: 1861 In the beginning Jack Kerouac lived a wild and exciting life outside the realm of everyday normal American life. Though On the Road and The Dharma Bums were Kerouac\'s only commercial sucesses, he was a man who changed American literature and pop-culture. Kerouac virtually created a life-style devoted to life, art, literature, music, and poetry. When his movement grew out of his control, he came to despise it, and died lonely on the other side of what he once loved
HIS ACHIEVEMENTS/JOURNEYS
HIS ACHIEVEMENTS/JOURNEYS
HIS ACHIEVEMENTS/JOURNEYS John Muir worked at a factory in Canada. He invented time and money saving machines for the factories. But one day an accident changed his whole outlook on life. As he was tightening a machine belt with a file, the file flew out and pierced his right eye. His left eye grew dim to the reaction. John\'s friends and neighbors tried to help him and brought doctors. Some friends read to him. Children brought him flowers and listened to his stories. He finally began to regai
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci Word Count: 2149 Leonardo da Vinci...oh yeah, that is the guy who painted the Mona Lisa! That was all I knew about Leonardo da Vinci before I started this report. I knew that he lived during the Renaissance and that he was a very important man, but that is about it. There is so much more about Leonardo that he is known for, other than him being the painter of the famous Mona Lisa. Leonardo was a universal genius, (as said in What Makes a Leonardo a Leonardo? By: Richard Mühlbe
NAPOLEON I
NAPOLEON I
NAPOLEON I Napoleon\'s life was a very interesting one. Starting a poor boy, hated by most, rising to rule a huge empire, and then finally being destroyed by his own arrogance and ending his life humbled, remembering what he had doe, and leaving it all in his memoirs for the world to read. Napoleon was born in 1769, on the Island of Corsica. His parents, Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte, were poor nobles. When Napoleon was just 10 years old, his father helped to get him a mathematical scholarship to
Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne Word Count: 537 When most people think of Paul Cezanne, they think of two words genius and painting. For these two words he is consider by far to be the Father of modern painting. Cezanne was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839. He was to die in the same town in 1906. His life and art work was greatly influenced by this small town in France. He was the son of a shrewd business man, Louis-Auguste Cezanne. As a boy growing up in Aix, Cezanne loved to study Greek and Latin literature. At
Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo p
Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo p
Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo politics-Washington, Jackson, Grant, Eisehower- the martial arts have been conspicuously absent from Canadian politics. But there in one exception: in 1968 Pierre Elliot Trudeau became the first Canadian leader to bring the gunslinger-Lone Ranger ethos to Canadian politics. Trudeau introduced to Canada the refined art of single combat; it was the politics of Doing It My Way-the politics of going my way or being left behind. Single-combat confro
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Walt Disney Word Count: 1816 Disney Productions is one of the leading entertainment businesses, bringing tremendous profits not to mention the joy it brings many people. It has not always been this easy for Disney however. It took the mind of one man to bring it to what it is today, and that’s mans name is Walt Disney. Walt Disney’s life was devoted to the arts and entertainment almost from birth. However, Walt’s fortunes and fame didn’t take form until his creation of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels Word Count: 3047 A literary Analysis of Jack London three most recognized works, Sea Wolf; The Call of the Wild; and White Fang. Jack London lived a full life, even though he died at the young age of forty. In his life time he experienced many things, and I believe that these experiences were the catalyst of his novels. Jack London was an oyster pirate, a government patrolman in San Francisco Bay, a sailor and an agrarian reformer, a seal hunter in the North Pac
A Wack On The Side Of The Head
A Wack On The Side Of The Head
A Wack On The Side Of The Head Word Count: 688 Acute Ambiguity Roger von Oech, the author of A Whack on the Side of the Head, makes an unusual offer that thinking at random will increase the efficiency at which ideas become more abundant. This particular concept is certainly an original way to come up with new, fresh problem solving techniques. Ambiguity in the world can help new ideas flow for anyone when looked at in a creative way. Chapter seven begins by explaining an example that would mak
Candide
Candide
Candide Candide, by Voltaire: Voltaire\'s Candide is a novel which contains conceptual ideas and at the same time is also exaggerated. Voltaire offers sad themes disguised by jokes and witticism, and the story itself presents a distinctive outlook on life. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: book reports [Paper Title]: Candide, by Voltaire [Text]: Candide, by Voltaire Voltaire\'s Candide is a novel which contain
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome Word Count: 893 Ethan Frome is a story of ill-fated love, set during the winter in the rural New England town of Starkfield. Ethan is a farmer who is married to a sickly woman named Zeena. The two live in trapped, unspoken resentment on Ethan\'s isolated and failing farm. Ethan has been caring for his wife for six years now. Due to Zeena\'s numerous complications they employ her cousin to help in the house, the animated Mattie Silver. With Mattie\'s youthful presence in the house, E
The Crucible
The Crucible
The Crucible Word Count: 2527 In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the madness of the Salem witch trials is explored in great detail. There are many theories as to why the witch trials came about, the most popular of which is the girls\' suppressed childhoods. However, there were other factors as well, such as Abigail Williams\' affair with John Proctor, the secret grudges that neighbors held against each other, and the physical and economic differences between the citizens of Salem Village. From
Germany
Germany
Germany Germany On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) shed their last ties to their Soviet created structure and joined the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). The 23rd article of West Germany\'s 1949 constitution, the Basic Law, had been drafted specifically to allow for such an arrival from the East. But as the 1980s drew to a close, few Germans on either side of the border expected it to be used in their lifetime. Yet, in less than a year the
On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democ
On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democ
On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) shed their last ties to their Soviet created structure and joined the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). The 23rd article of West Germany\'s 1949 constitution, the Basic Law, had been drafted specifically to allow for such an arrival from the East. But as the 1980s drew to a close, few Germans on either side of the border expected it to be used in their lifetime. Yet, in less than a year the beginning of an
Love in the novel Narcissus and Goldmund, by Her
Love in the novel Narcissus and Goldmund, by Her
Love in the novel Narcissus and Goldmund, by Herman Hesse Defining the word love is almost impossible. No other word in the English language has so many different connotations and uses. There can be no one true single definition. However, for the purpose of this paper, I have come to the following conclusion. Love is an intense emotion, characterized by unwavering admiration and caring between two people who consider themselves to be perfect equals in the eyes of God. To consider oneself a co
The art of literature has long been used as a vehi
The art of literature has long been used as a vehi
The art of literature has long been used as a vehicle for entertaining the masses. However, many stories have another purpose, such as expressing the writer\'s feelings on social customs from years gone bye or at the time of writing. One vehicle which is often used to attain this goal is satire. Mark Twain\'s novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur\'s Court, is an excellent example of using satire as social commentary(Reis 316). The novel is definitely a commentary on the ideals of King Arth
Psychology: Dreams and Dreaming
Psychology: Dreams and Dreaming
Psychology: Dreams and Dreaming Psychology: Dreams and Dreaming January 13, 1997 Dreams, a nightly gift and a part of the natural process of being alive, are being rediscovered by our publisher. The meaning and value of your dreams will vary according to what you and your society decide. Our society is changing. We used to only value dreams in the context of psychotherapy. There are also a few assumptions about dreams. One is that you are always the final authority on what the dream means. Othe
Analysis of Keat's On First Looking into Chapman'
Analysis of Keat's On First Looking into Chapman'
Analysis of Keat\'s On First Looking into Chapman\'s Homer and On Seeing the Elgin Marbles Analysis of Keat\'s On First Looking into Chapman\'s Homer and On Seeing the Elgin Marbles John Keat\'s poems, On First Looking into Chapman\'s Homer, and On Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time, express an irresistible, poetical imagination. They convey a sense of atmosphere to the reader. In comparison they exemplify his intense love of beauty. The connection between these two poems is no
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Jurassic Park Michael Crichton, in his outstandingly exciting science fiction novel, Jurassic Park, has put together a suspenseful, compelling, riveting, frightening, realistic, thrilling, and scientifically informative world, combining sophisticated biotechnology with prehistoric legend, blending the past, present, and the future, and a terrifying nightmares of science run wild, packed with humans and genetically engineered dinosaurs, including mesmerizing, fast paced action. It
A Reflection On Herman Melville's Accomplishments
A Reflection On Herman Melville's Accomplishments
A Reflection On Herman Melville\'s Accomplishments A Reflection On Herman Melville\'s Accomplishments Brad Jones Ms Carman Period 6 American Literature As an author Melville both courted failure and scorned success.(pg. 613, A Companion to Melville Studies). How many famous legends in time have existed to know no fame. How many remarkable artist have lived and died never receiving due credit for there work. Herman Melville is clearly an artist of words. Herman Melville is certainly a prodigy
The Crucible: Characters
The Crucible: Characters
The Crucible: Characters The Crucible: Characters Chetan Patel The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller that was first produced in 1953, is based on the true story of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Miller wrote the play to parallel the situations in the mid-twentieth century of Alger Hiss, Owen Latimore, Julius and Ethel Rosenburg, and Senator McCarthy, if only suggestively. (Warshow 116) Some characters in the play have specific agendas carried out by their accusations, and the fact that the pla
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: The Pitiful P
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: The Pitiful P
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: The Pitiful Prufrock The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: The Pitiful Prufrock T.S. Elliot\'s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, is a melancholy poem of one man\'s frustrated search to find the meaning of his existence. The speaker\'s strong use of imagery contributes to the poems theme of communion and loneliness. The Poem begins with an invitation from Prufrock to follow him through his self-examination. The imagery of this invitation begins with a sta
Astrology
Astrology
Astrology Astrology Astrology is the science of certain cryptic relations between the celestial bodies and terrestrial life. It is considered an art and a practical science. It lays no claim to be what used to be called an exact science, but studies certain predispositions or tendencies in human life, which are sometimes indicated so clearly that they become virtual certainties. The possible uses of astrology are endless and may be used to a variety of means. Since the days of the Chaldeans, it
Athena
Athena
Athena Athena by Jason Stowe Period 2 The god to be the topic of discussion in this report is Athena. Athena was an important member of the Olympic pantheon. She was born fully armed from the forehead of Zeus, the chief god. Athena was Zeus\'s favorite child. He entrusted her with the Aegis, his breastplate, and with his thunderbolt. Athena\'s role as a goddess varied. She was a major warrior and most images depict her dressed in armor and holding a spear. In Homer\'s Iliad, she is described as
Mayan Beliefs
Mayan Beliefs
Mayan Beliefs Mayan Beliefs The Mayans believe that Mother Earth was a gigantic monster. It was an alligator, toad, and a turtle combined. Above her was a sky with a layer for each planet and spheres of movement for the sun and the moon. Below her was the underworld where heavenly bodies passed when out of sight. All around her were the spirits of rain and thunder. The deities of the food plants and animals attended her. All nature was alive and it was constantly dying and being reborn (Burland
Sparta: Uncultured Discipline
Sparta: Uncultured Discipline
Sparta: Uncultured Discipline Sparta: Uncultured Discipline The Spartans were the most formidable warriors in all of history. They dedicated their entire lives to warfare. They were taught to endure cold, hunger, pain, their courage on the battlefield was second to none. The Spartan code was to fight hard, follow orders without question and to die rather then retreat or surrender. To achieve all this, Sparta sacrificed everything; the arts, culture, and other things that make life worth while.
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice This paper discusses the subject of prejudice in the William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice. I. Introduction William Shakespeare\'s satirical comedy, The Merchant of Venice, believed to have been written in 1596 was an examination of hatred and greed.The premise deals with the antagonistic relationship between Shylock, a Jewish money-lender and Antonio, the Christian merchant, who is as gen
Use of Contrasts in Act I of The Tempest
Use of Contrasts in Act I of The Tempest
Use of Contrasts in Act I of The Tempest Use of Contrasts in Act I of The Tempest Krunal Patel William Shakespeare used many different writing devices when he wrote his plays. In Act I of The Tempest, the use of contrasts between characters, setting, and ideas were often used to develop the story, and more importantly, the messages that Shakespeare wished to portray by the play. One good example was how some characters in the first act had their counterparts. Ariel had Caliban, and Gonzalo had
Cry The Beloved Country: Book Review
Cry The Beloved Country: Book Review
Cry The Beloved Country: Book Review Cry The Beloved Country: Book Review Lee Brown Tina Winings Acc. Lit. & Comp. Sept. 25, 1997 Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of it all. Let him not love the earth to deeply. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give to much of his heart to a mountain or a valley. For fear will rob him of all if he lives too much. Yes cry, cry, the beloved country Cry The Beloved Country by Alan Paton.
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
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck's The
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck's The
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck\'s The Grapes of Wrath Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck\'s The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck always makes it a point to know about his subjects first hand. His stories always have some factual basis behind them. Otherwise, he does not believe that they will be of any value beyond artistic impression. Therefore, most of his novels take place in California, the site of his birth and young life. In preparation for writing his novels, Steinbec
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
Comparison of Kafka's Metamorphosis and Dali's
Comparison of Kafka's Metamorphosis and Dali's
Comparison of Kafka\'s Metamorphosis and Dali\'s The Metamorphosis of Narcissus Comparison of Kafka\'s Metamorphosis and Dali\'s The Metamorphosis of Narcissus The painting that I chose to compare to the novel Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, was painted in 1937 by Salvatore Dali. Dali is an established Surrealist painter, who, like Kafka, explored his own psyche and dreams in his work. Dali invented a process, called the paranoiac critical method, which is used in this painting, to ass
Housman's To An Athlete Dying Young
Housman's To An Athlete Dying Young
Housman\'s To An Athlete Dying Young Housman\'s To An Athlete Dying Young John S. Ward Dr. Larry Brunner A. E. Housman\'s To an Athlete Dying Young, also known as Lyric XIX in A Shropshire Lad, holds as its main theme the premature death of a young athlete as told from the point of view of a friend serving as pall bearer. The poem reveals the concept that those dying at the peak of their glory or youth are really quite lucky. The first few readings of To an Athlete Dying Young provides
Dining Establishments and Eating
Dining Establishments and Eating
Dining Establishments and Eating Dining Establishments and Eating There are many factors that may change your decision on choosing a place to dine. Some people dine out almost every night, and some people may dine out only once every month or so. People treat eating out differently than others. It all depends on the type of the mood, or the time the individual may have. There are many types of eating establishments that cater to the different types of occasions, from the more elite, to the brie
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
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck’s The
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck’s The
Biblical Allusions and Imagery in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck always makes it a point to know about his subjects first hand. His stories always have some factual basis behind them. Otherwise, he does not believe that they will be of any value beyond artistic impression. Therefore, most of his novels take place in California, the site of his birth and young life. In preparation for writing his novels, Steinbeck would often travel with people about whom he was going to write. T
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels
A Analysis Of Jack London Novels Word Count: 3047 A literary Analysis of Jack London three most recognized works, Sea Wolf; The Call of the Wild; and White Fang. Jack London lived a full life, even though he died at the young age of forty. In his life time he experienced many things, and I believe that these experiences were the catalyst of his novels. Jack London was an oyster pirate, a government patrolman in San Francisco Bay, a sailor and an agrarian reformer, a seal hunter in the North Pac
A Wack On The Side Of The Head
A Wack On The Side Of The Head
A Wack On The Side Of The Head Word Count: 688 Acute Ambiguity Roger von Oech, the author of A Whack on the Side of the Head, makes an unusual offer that thinking at random will increase the efficiency at which ideas become more abundant. This particular concept is certainly an original way to come up with new, fresh problem solving techniques. Ambiguity in the world can help new ideas flow for anyone when looked at in a creative way. Chapter seven begins by explaining an example that would mak
Candide
Candide
Candide Candide, by Voltaire: Voltaire\'s Candide is a novel which contains conceptual ideas and at the same time is also exaggerated. Voltaire offers sad themes disguised by jokes and witticism, and the story itself presents a distinctive outlook on life. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: book reports [Paper Title]: Candide, by Voltaire [Text]: Candide, by Voltaire Voltaire\'s Candide is a novel which contain
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome Word Count: 893 Ethan Frome is a story of ill-fated love, set during the winter in the rural New England town of Starkfield. Ethan is a farmer who is married to a sickly woman named Zeena. The two live in trapped, unspoken resentment on Ethan\'s isolated and failing farm. Ethan has been caring for his wife for six years now. Due to Zeena\'s numerous complications they employ her cousin to help in the house, the animated Mattie Silver. With Mattie\'s youthful presence in the house, E
The Crucible
The Crucible
The Crucible Word Count: 2527 In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the madness of the Salem witch trials is explored in great detail. There are many theories as to why the witch trials came about, the most popular of which is the girls\' suppressed childhoods. However, there were other factors as well, such as Abigail Williams\' affair with John Proctor, the secret grudges that neighbors held against each other, and the physical and economic differences between the citizens of Salem Village. From
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 sites. Bungee jumpi
Candide, By Voltaire
Candide, By Voltaire
Candide, By Voltaire Word Count: 1604 Voltaire\'s Candide is a novel which contains conceptual ideas and at the same time is also exaggerated. Voltaire offers sad themes disguised by jokes and witticism, and the story itself presents a distinctive outlook on life. The crucial contrast in the story deals with irrational ideas as taught to Candide about being optimistic, versus reality as viewed by the rest of the world. The main theme which is presented throughout the novel is optimism. Out of e