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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson Book Summary/Contents Andrew Jackson, in the author\'s words, was mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. It would not be in anyone\'s favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover, this book stresses the immortal fact that Jackson\'s private life had as much irony and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors
Pierre Trudeau
Pierre Trudeau
Pierre Trudeau Pierre Trudeau Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions. He has also been identified as A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government. Such cumulative appraisal and observation made by past fellow bureaucrat provides high testimonial for the ex-D
The Art of Rock and Roll by Charles Brown
The Art of Rock and Roll by Charles Brown
The Art of Rock and Roll by Charles Brown The Art of Rock and Roll by Charles Brown The book “The Art of Rock and Roll” by Charles T. Brown basically proposes methods for analyzing music and anyone who reads the books should be able to develop techniques for listening to music and making legitimate statements about it. It treats rock and roll as a serious art form and traces it cultural roots throughout the book. Chapter one discusses the elements of rock and makes four assumptions. Assumption
A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech
A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech
A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech Duke Ellington is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of American music. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington was born in Washington D.C. on April 29, 1899. His parents were James Edward and Daisy Kennedy Ellington. They raised Duke as an only child, until his sister, Ruth, was born when Duke was sixteen years old. Duke, even as a teenager, had a great talent for music. In the beginning of
Stephen King
Stephen King
Stephen King Stephen King Stephen King is a well-known and talented horror/fiction author who has published over eleven books in the last two decades. His great stories of horror and fantasy have been enjoyed by kids and adults starting from his first best-seller, Carrie. King\'s wit and style of writing has made him one of the most popular horror story authors today. Stephen King\'s life has not been an easy one. he was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland Maine(Bleiler, 1038). His father l
A Portrait of Duke Ellington
A Portrait of Duke Ellington
A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech Duke Ellington is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of American music. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington was born in Washington D.C. on April 29, 1899. His parents were James Edward and Daisy Kennedy Ellington. They raised Duke as an only child, until his sister, Ruth, was born when Duke was sixteen years old. Duke, even as a teenager, had a great talent for music. In the beginning of his musical life, Duke began to take a prom
Stephen King is a well-known and talented horror/f
Stephen King is a well-known and talented horror/f
Stephen King is a well-known and talented horror/fiction author who has published over eleven books in the last two decades. His great stories of horror and fantasy have been enjoyed by kids and adults starting from his first best-seller, Carrie. King\'s wit and style of writing has made him one of the most popular horror story authors today. Stephen King\'s life has not been an easy one. he was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland Maine(Bleiler, 1038). His father left when he was two and ga
Book Summary/Contents
Book Summary/Contents
Book Summary/Contents Andrew Jackson, in the author’s words, was mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. It would not be in anyone’s favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover, this book stresses the immortal fact that Jackson’s private life had as much irony and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors understood, Jackson’s life and t
Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, w
Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, w
Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions. He has also been identified as A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government. Such cumulative appraisal and observation made by past fellow bureaucrat provides high testimonial for the ex-Democratic Socialist. This crit
Book Report: The Art of Rock and Roll
Book Report: The Art of Rock and Roll
Book Report: The Art of Rock and Roll The book “The Art of Rock and Roll” by Charles T. Brown basically proposes methods for analyzing music and anyone who reads the books should be able to develop techniques for listening to music and making legitimate statements about it. It treats rock and roll as a serious art form and traces it cultural roots throughout the book. Chapter one discusses the elements of rock and makes four assumptions. Assumption one states that rock is a legitimate art form.
Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak Word Count: 1599 Steve Wozniak\'s childhood had a big effect on his revolutionary developments in the computer world. Wozniak grew up in Sunnyvale California. His family lived in a development built for Lockheed engineers like his father. (Rose, 26) As a teenager he w During his high school years, Wozniak was a prankster and was once suspended for placing a metronome disguised as a bomb in a friends locker. (Brodhagen, 1) The more serious side of Wozniak loved electronics and spen
The Catcher In The Rye
The Catcher In The Rye
The Catcher In The Rye Word Count: 811 Castle 1 Thomas Bryant Castle Salenger essay March 7, 2000 Escape from the truth In 1950 J.D. Salenger captures one of society’s tragedies, the breakdown of a teenager, when he wrote The Catcher In The Rye. Holden Caulfield, a fickle “man” is not even a man at all. His unnecessary urge to lie to avoid confrontation defeats manhood. Holden has not matured and is unable to deal with the responsibility of living on his owe. He childishly uses a hunter’s hat t
Annie's Baby
Annie's Baby
Annie\'s Baby Word Count: 355 Book Report The title of the story is Annie\'s Baby. The date of it\'s original publication was in 1998. The author was an Anonymous pregnant teenager. But was edited by Beatrice Sparks. The main character of the story is Annie. Annie lives with her mom. After her dad left she became a different person. Annie is a very intelligent fourteen year old girl. But she seems a bit lonely. She\'s very pretty but she is kind of a slob. The other character is Danny. Danny\'s
Comparison of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies
Comparison of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies
Comparison of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies Comparison of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies: There are five similarities between Jack and Macbeth. Firstly, they were both leader of some kind. Jack was a leader of a choir group while Macbeth was a co-leader of Duncan s army. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Book Reports [Paper Title]: Comparison of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies [Text]: Comparison of Macbeth and Lo
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Th
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Th
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Their Themes Word Count: 1884 Comparing Catcher in the Rye and Pygmalion and the Themes They Represent In J. D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, the main character, Holden Caulfield, muses at one point on the possibility of escaping from the world of confusion and “phonies” while George Bernard Shaw’s main character of Pygmalion, Eliza Dolittle, struggles to become a phony. The possible reason for this is that they both come from opposite
I Stand Here Ironing
I Stand Here Ironing
I Stand Here Ironing I Stand Here Ironing: The short story by Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Ironing, is an example of a mother daughter struggle. From what I understand, the young mother initially has a rough life, and can barely keep track of herself and her daugher, Emily. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: book reports [Paper Title]: I Stand Here Ironing [Text]: The short story by Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Iro
Lisa Bright & Dark
Lisa Bright & Dark
Lisa Bright & Dark Word Count: 712 John Neufeld is the author of “Lisa Bright Dark”. He lives and works in New York City these days. He was educated at Yale. His style of writing are usually touching stories. Finding information about John Neufeld is quite difficult since the Internet nor the book has provided any help whatsoever. Lisa Shilling is the main character of this book. She is just sixteen as she slowly loses her mind. Lisa is quite an example of teenager with problems which is why sh
Night by Elie Wiesel
Night by Elie Wiesel
Night by Elie Wiesel Night by Elie Wiesel: In reading, Night by Elie Wiesel and A Man\'s Search For Meaning by , many stories of the torturous life in the concentration camps during the second world war. In each book, the reader gets a different point of view from each book because in Night, you get to read about a teenager\'s view and in the book, A Man\'s Search For Meaning, you get to read about a middle aged man\'s view. In the book, Night, Elie, his family and his community go through a sy
Princess
Princess
Princess Word Count: 791 Plato’s analysis of the truth through “The Parable of the Cave” is an effective, valid tool to help us analyze our own life and ultimately find the truth. He did this by first analyzing his own life and the bearers who used shadows to keep him from reaching the roadway to wisdom. It has proved to be an effective assessment not only when he was alive but even up until today. The parable symbolizes man’s struggle to reach understanding and enlightenment and is a universal
Pygmalion
Pygmalion
Pygmalion Word Count: 649 Higgins\' Philosophy Professor Higgins is seen throughout Pygmalion as a very rude man. While one may expect a well educated man, such as Higgins, to be a gentleman, he is far from it. Higgins believes that how you treated someone is not important, as long as you treat everyone equally. The great secret, Eliza, is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls: in short, behaving as if you
The Great Houdini
The Great Houdini
The Great Houdini Word Count: 1152 The performer known world wide as Harry Houdini was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest. Although Houdini often claimed to be born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Houdini actually came to the United States when he was four years old. To this day many connected with the small town of Appleton still claim the untruth that Houdini was born there strictly to attract tourists. Houdini\'s father was Mayer Samuel Weiss. Houdini\'s father was a Rabbi. His mother\'s name was Ce
The House On MAngo Street
The House On MAngo Street
The House On MAngo Street Word Count: 989 Everyone has specific characteristics and qualities that make them the way they present themselves. Young, middle-aged, and old people are constantly forming the essentials that affect their self-awareness through their daily activities. Forming one’s identity is an ongoing process, because every person in the world can change people one way or another. In The House on Mango Street, the experiences young Esperanza faced day to day develop her true indiv
Target Audiences
Target Audiences
Target Audiences Word Count: 697 Targeting is directing promotions of a product towards a group of individuals who are likely to buy it. Different products are targeted at different audiences. After a company determines their target audience that audience is researched in order to learn about lifestyle, attitudes, values, etc. Then companies can more effectively reach their audiences by knowing what t.v. shows they watch and what magazines they read. It is through the media that companies make
So it is true. History ignored repeats itself. I h
So it is true. History ignored repeats itself. I h
So it is true. History ignored repeats itself. I have heard the quote many a time, but did I ever listen? Of course not, “That won’t happen to me”, every teenager’s motto. From reading the story Black Boy by Richard Wright, I learned that history does repeat itself when ignored. In Black Boy, the writer described his childhood in the early 1900’s. He describes problems much like today. This point was also made certain by other stories we read, such as, New African by Andrea Lee, and The Grave b
“The Quest For Love”
“The Quest For Love”
“The Quest For Love” In many novels in J.D. Salinger’s library of books, there is a recurring theme of the loss of innocence of children, the falling and the confusions of childhood, and many other ideas that apply to the ideas of adolescence and the life of the average teenager growing up. Many of his themes occur in a short period of time in a child’s life that affects him/her in a very profound and significant way. The idea of love is also a major theme that arises in many of his characters
Aaron G
Aaron G
Aaron G English 303 Fall 96 Where are you going, Where have you been The story, ³Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been² by Joyce Carol Oates is truly littered with conventions of Psychoanalysis. Freud developed a list of defense mechanisms used by the human subconscious in order to deal with issues too intense for the conscious mind. These strategies of the psyche are translated into symbols scattered throughout this work. These symbols are expressed through the characters of Connie, and A
Adolescent Case Study
Adolescent Case Study
Adolescent Case Study Adolescent Case Study I. Identification A. Kathy Johnson is a 14 year old female, a freshman at Parkway High School, and resides at 789 Parkview Way, Bossier City, LA 70000. II. History of Family A. The subject lives with her biological mother and stepfather. The child\'s biological father resides in Bossier City as well, but he has not maintained a relationship with the child since he divorced her mother in 1981. The child also has a brother who lives out of state and has
Board Schools
Board Schools
Board Schools Board Schools For most people boarding schools conjure up thoughts of young men in navy blue blazers with white shirts and a tie going to a beautiful school with ivy covered walls and the game of polo being played in the distance. Oh, and don\'t forget thoughts of parents with fat wallets and a family trust fund. This is what Gordon Vink, the director of admissions at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania, calls the “Holden Caufield-Catcher in the Rye syndrome”(Parker 111), a book a
Individual Retirement Accounts: Why Bother?
Individual Retirement Accounts: Why Bother?
Individual Retirement Accounts: Why Bother? Individual Retirement Accounts: Why Bother? by William K. English 121 Mr. Frost September 22, 1996 Outline Thesis: When planning for retirement, Individual Retirement Accounts offer several benefits; however, careful planning is essential to ensure that: upon retirement there is an adequate amount of money saved, that the heirs to the IRA are chosen carefully, and that unnecessary taxes and penalties are avoided. I. Upon retirement there is an adequat
Sex Education: Does it Really Work?
Sex Education: Does it Really Work?
Sex Education: Does it Really Work? Sex Education: Does it Really Work? Roy Peters Forty percent of today\'s fourteen year old girls will become pregnant by the time they are nineteen (qtd. in The Effects 632). This statistic may indicate that the sex education programs in the United States are not controlling the effects of sex by teens. The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate of developed countries (The Effects 632). I believe that the people of this nation need to look
The Outsiders
The Outsiders
The Outsiders The Outsiders INTRODUCTION: The Outsiders by S. E Hinton is an early novel based on two waring juvenile gangs, divided by economical and social background, the lower East side Greasers and the upper West side Socs. The novel is set in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is a novel written in first person by a 14 year old Greaser, Ponyboy Curtis who allows us an insight into the lifestyles of these distinct worlds. I chose the novel The Outsiders as a text for year 10 for the following
Catcher In the Rye: The Quest For Love
Catcher In the Rye: The Quest For Love
Catcher In the Rye: The Quest For Love Catcher In the Rye: The Quest For Love In many novels in J.D. Salinger\'s library of books, there is a recurring theme of the loss of innocence of children, the falling and the confusions of childhood, and many other ideas that apply to the ideas of adolescence and the life of the average teenager growing up. Many of his themes occur in a short period of time in a child\'s life that affects him/her in a very profound and significant way. The idea of love i
A Jest of God
A Jest of God
A Jest of God A Jest of God We were strangers from the beginning tormented by our difference which did not exist. (Betsy Warland) An important ingredient inherent in a successful mother-daughter relationship is balance. Like the scales of justice, maintaining equilibrium requires work. The special bond between mother and daughter is delicate and unlike any other relationship due to expectations of performance on behalf of both women. The female psyche is, characteristically, particular: each wo
Families Portrayed In Roddy Doyle's Books
Families Portrayed In Roddy Doyle's Books
Families Portrayed In Roddy Doyle\'s Books Families Portrayed In Roddy Doyle\'s Books Why do we hear so much about family these days? Perhaps it is because relationships between family members are assumed to be the prototype for all other social relations. In the novels, The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van, Roddy Doyle shows his support of the family as an institution. Each character demonstrates strength and direction within the family unit. However, when the stability of the family is th
Like Water for Chocolate and Master Harold: Oppres
Like Water for Chocolate and Master Harold: Oppres
Like Water for Chocolate and Master Harold: Oppression Like Water for Chocolate and Master Harold: Oppression In the two novels, Master Harold...and the boys and the boys, and Like Water for Chocolate, there are many symbolic similarities. In both books there are acts where individuals strongly oppressed, or discriminated against. Although the individuals are being oppressed for different reasons their emotions are shattered deeply. In Athol Fugard\'s book Master Harold and the boys, an older m
Shoot The Teacher
Shoot The Teacher
Shoot The Teacher Shoot The Teacher By: David Belbin During the couple of days that pass in this book, lots of things happen. A boy in his mid teens becomes to heavy a burden for his mother to carry. She kicks him out. Her divorced husband gets to take care of Adam. Adam and his father, who Adam calles Simon, move to a new place with a new school where Simon is a teacher. The very first day they\'re involved in a shooting. But there is more to come! Three people are shot and killed in only a few
The Catcher In The Rye: Book Review
The Catcher In The Rye: Book Review
The Catcher In The Rye: Book Review The Catcher In The Rye: Book Review December 14, 1996 The Catcher In The Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, is a fictional novel that was first published in 1965. The novel takes place in New York City and in Pennsylvania over a duration of four days. This novel tells the story of an emotionally disturbed teenager who has been kicked out of a boarding school. The story is told from the point of view of a teenager who is the narrator of the story. The main characte
The Changes in the Narrator's View of Sonny
The Changes in the Narrator's View of Sonny
The Changes in the Narrator\'s View of Sonny The Changes in the Narrator\'s View of Sonny Can one know another\'s thoughts? Through dialogue, actions, and events, the thoughts and views of a man of whom we know not even a name are shown. The man is the narrator of Sonny\'s Blues and his thoughts we are shown are those directed towards his brother. Over the course of the story, there are three major stages or phases that the narrator goes through, in which his thoughts about his brother change
Creative Writing: The Crash
Creative Writing: The Crash
Creative Writing: The Crash Creative Writing: The Crash ........ as Jesse stumbled down the stairs, he could hear the weeping and he knew that something had gone wrong. He cried out, what\'s going on? Jesse this is officer Potter, and he would like to talk to you, wept his grandmother. What\'s the problem officer? mumbled Jesse half asleep, rubbing his eyes. Well, Jesse I don\'t know how to tell you this, but this morning on I-43 your dad was in a very terrible accident. He was hit by a
The Outsiders: Character Changes
The Outsiders: Character Changes
The Outsiders: Character Changes The Outsiders: Character Changes In literature, a character often changes from the beginning to middle and to the end of a novel. In the novel The Outsiders, Ponyboy and Johnny undergo many changes. Ponyboy is an honor roll student and a good athlete in track. Pony also thought that his older brother Darry hated him because he was too strict with him. But when Pony\'s best friend Johnny died of injury from the church fire, Pony began to be in denial about Johnny\
November 20, 1995
November 20, 1995
November 20, 1995 1963: The Hope that Stemmed from the Fight for Equality There is a desire in every person\'s inner being to strive for equality. The fight for equalization has existed throughout time. Jews, Negroes, women, and homosexuals are examples of those who have been inspired to fight for equal rights, for justice, and for freedom. The struggle for black equality was the event that turned the United States of America upside down. For over two centuries, Negroes have struggled to work t
Romeo and Juliet: They Did it to Themselves
Romeo and Juliet: They Did it to Themselves
Romeo and Juliet: They Did it to Themselves Romeo and Juliet: They Did it to Themselves The fall of Romeo and Juliet is a culmination of many factors. A controlling father, an ongoing feud and a gullible friar all contribute to this catastrophe, but, for the most part, it was Romeo and Juliet themselves that lent a hand to their own doom. The two lovers were fated to meet and die, but this never could\'ve happened without their help. Had they been patient and rational, perhaps the situation wou
Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story
Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story
Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story Few authors today write with such universal understanding that their works will be popular with all types of people, and so successfully that their work survives centuries. These authors posses qualities we can seldom identify in their lifetimes. Yet we do know this -- William Shakespeare was one of them. William Shakespeare\'s parents were John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. John Shakespeare was born in 1529
Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Jul
Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Jul
Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann\'s Romeo and Juliet Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann\'s Romeo and Juliet Sex, drugs, and violence are usually a potent combination, and only William Shakespeare could develop them into a masterful, poetic, and elegant story. In the play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, all these aspects of teenage life absorb the reader or watcher. It is understood that Hollywood would try to imitate this masterpiece on screen, and it has done so in two films: Franco Zeff
1963: The Hope That Stemmed From the Fight for Equ
1963: The Hope That Stemmed From the Fight for Equ
1963: The Hope That Stemmed From the Fight for Equality 1963: The Hope That Stemmed From the Fight for Equality There is a desire in every person\'s inner being to strive for equality. The fight for equalization has existed throughout time. Jews, Negroes, women, and homosexuals are examples of those who have been inspired to fight for equal rights, for justice, and for freedom. The struggle for black equality was the event that turned the United States of America upside down. For over two centu
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden and Modern Teenager
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden and Modern Teenager
The Catcher in the Rye: Holden and Modern Teenagers The Catcher in the Rye: Holden and Modern Teenagers The characteristics of Holden from the book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, will be compared to the modern teenager.  The characteristics of both sets of teenagers are basically similar, but in some parts, they are different. I chose myself as the modern teenager to be compared to Holden. There will be four major subjects to be talked about in the essay. The main subjects that are
Creative Writing: Equality
Creative Writing: Equality
Creative Writing: Equality Creative Writing: Equality Nausea. To describe the whole situation in one word I would have to choose nausea. The Expo center was packed with societies elite, eagerly waiting the announcement of what the rumor mill had told them to be the most important invention of the decade. The air was cold and damp, like that of a hospital. Barley audible was the most annoying Michael Bolton song that I could imagine. As I got entranced by the dullness of the situation I noticed
Want to be a Canadian?
Want to be a Canadian?
Want to be a Canadian? Want to be a Canadian? I have been in Vancouver for one and half year, so I have seen many Canadians. Since I was asked to write something based on my experience in Vancouver, I am going to tell you some tips to be a Canadian, if you\'d like to. Eh: Put eh at the end of sentences, then you will sound like a Canadian no matter how a strong accent you have. However, do not overuse it, because it is sometimes irritating if you do so. An umbrella: Do not use an umbrella. C
Pygmalion: Professor Higgins' Philosophy
Pygmalion: Professor Higgins' Philosophy
Pygmalion: Professor Higgins\' Philosophy Pygmalion: Professor Higgins\' Philosophy Professor Higgins is seen throughout Pygmalion as a very rude man. While one may expect a well educated man, such as Higgins, to be a gentleman, he is far from it. Higgins believes that how you treated someone is not important, as long as you treat everyone equally. The great secret, Eliza, is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human
The Catcher In The Rye: Holden
The Catcher In The Rye: Holden
The Catcher In The Rye: Holden The Catcher In The Rye: Holden Preface - This book has been steeped in controversy since it was banned in America after it\'s first publication. John Lennon\'s assassin, Mark Chapman, asked the former beatle to sign a copy of the book earlier in the morning of the day that he murdered Lennon. Police found the book in his possession upon apprehending the psychologically disturbed Chapman. However, the book itself contains nothing that could be attributed with leadi