The Power of Language

Of all possible human qualities, the one that wields the most power is the ability to use, understand and communicate effectively through language. A proficient use of language allows us to clearly communicate an exact idea from one person to another person or group of people. This precise science of being able to convey exactly … Read more

Social Security and Corporate Welfare

‘Social Security—the nation’s largest, costliest, and most successful domestic program has reached a critical juncture in its development. As its creators anticipated, nearly every wage earner now pays taxes into the system. In principle, all citizens may be eligible for “entitlements” at some point in their lives. Yet . . . senior citizens worry that … Read more

Life is Glamorous

Whether you wander down random roads or plan precise paths, the exciting journey we call life involves many choices. The decisions we make on a day-to-day basis affect everything. Questions such as, “What should I wear today? ” or “Should I really be eating this? ” are asked by many people everyday. Sure, a simple … Read more

The True Story of Creation Religion or Science

For centuries, the battle has been raging between science and religion over the question of how man came into being. The two opposing forces have clashed countless times in history, with such violent conflicts as to result in bloodshed and death. Probably the most controversial issue debated by the two sides is the creation of … Read more

Computers in our World

The history of computers began during World War II, when a team of scientists and engineers at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, invented a general-purpose electronic digital calculator know as ENIAC, or Electronic Numerator, Integrator, Analyzer, and Computer. Consisting of 18 000 vacuum tubes, occupying most of a large room, and adding 5000 ten-digit … Read more

Death of a Salesman

Happy Loman has grown up to be a well-adjusted man of society. He has developed from a follower to a potentially successful businessman. Throughout his childhood, Happy always had to settle for second fiddle. Willy, his father, always seems to focus all his attention on Happy’s older brother Biff. The household conversation would constantly be … Read more

The Tell Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe, whose personal torment so powerfully informed his visionary prose and poetry, is a towering figure in the history of American literature. A Virginia gentleman and the son of itinerant actors, the heir to great fortune and a disinherited outcast, a university man who had failed to graduate, a soldier brought out of … Read more

Victorian Jewelry

The quaintness and eccentricity of some of the jewels, particularly from among the less expensive lines, was partly a reflection of the mood of the times but was also the result of trading conditions (Hinks6). Jewelry makers produced new ideas every season, whether they were practical or idiot because the competition between domestic rivals was … Read more

Holden and his journey through New York

The theme that the world has an outward appearance that seems fair and perfect but really they’re as Holden put it “phonies. ” This is shown countless amount of times in his journey through New York and even before he left. The setting is in the 1950’s; so I’m pretty sure that he didn’t encounter … Read more

Acid Rain

Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fish and plants to die in our waters. As well it causes harm to our own race as well, because we eat these fish, drink this water and eat these plants. It is a problem that we must all face together and try to … Read more

Teenage Drinking

Who influences the alcohol use and misuse of British teenagers? Although the health risks of Heavy drinking is known and understood, the social habit continues to be accepted as a cultural norm. Is it? Surprising then, that the young people are beginning to drink at school ages. It is illegal to purchase An alcoholic drink … Read more

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

In January 1994, the United States, Mexico, and Canada implemented the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The goal of NAFTA is to create better trading conditions through tariff reduction, removal of investment barriers, and improvement of intellectual property protection. NAFTA continues to gradually reduce tariffs on set dates and aims to eliminate all tariffs … Read more

Roger Bacon

Roger Bacon was an English monk as well as a member of the Franciscans order. he was educated in Oxford Paris, and taught Philosophy for seven years in Paris. He was known to some as Doctor mirabilis, the wonderful doctor; to other as Friar Bacon; and still to others as a necromancer, Bacon was respected … Read more

The Catcher In The Rye: Book Review

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 … Read more

Everyday Use, Alice Walker

Through contrasting family members and views in Everyday Use, Alice Walker illustrates the importance of understanding our present life in relation to the traditions of our own people and culture. Using careful descriptions and attitudes, Walker demonstrates which factors contribute to the values of ones heritage and culture; she illustrates that these are represented not … Read more

Russian History

Russia has always played a major roll in global politics, economics and thought. However, in the past two centuries, Russia has had probably the greatest influence on the international world in modern times, surpassed only by the United States. The Russia that we’ve known this century though, has its roots in last centuries Russian. At … Read more

Motet Music

The genesis of the motet is, like the biblical birth of Eve, a matter of appendage. In the case of Eve, a rib was removed from Adam and fashioned into a women; the motet was a rib added to pre-existing clausulae. James C. Thomson describes this development as follows: In the thirteenth century, perhaps sooner, … Read more

Joseph Mengele and his Atrocities

Three thousand twins entered Auschwitz between 1940 and 1944. Only two hundred and fifty pairs of twins ever had the smell of freedom again. Why did this unfortunate event occur? It occurred because the Nazis party was in control and Adolf Hitler was the Fuhrer and he wanted a perfect race. “Right, left”, what kind … Read more

Computer Crime

Computer Crime has become a very large issue in our society today; this paper will look at this issue from a sociological perspective. It will analyze the various crimes that make up computer crime and see what changes it has brought about in the world in which we live in. Computer crime first is a … Read more

Elwyn Brooks White

Elwyn Brooks White was known as an American writer. He geared his writings mostly to the younger age group. Elwyn Brooks White was born in Mount Vernon, New York in 1899. White began his career when he published ” A Winter Walk” in St. Nicholas magazine, he was only eleven years old. As a child, … Read more

Volcanoes Essay

The distructive power of a valcano is one of the most violent and deadly of all natural forces. In a short period of time, these massive explosions of the earths crust can shatter whole communities. Valcanoes are very distructive no matter how big or how small they erupt at. They cause the highest amount of … Read more

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Misdirection of Anger “Anger is better [than shame]. There is a sense of being in anger. A reality of presence. An awareness of worth. “(50) This is how many of the blacks in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye felt. They faked love when they felt powerless to hate, and destroyed what love they did have … Read more

I.T Faliure And Dependence

In Todays Society we are so Dependent on I. T that the Consequences of its Failure May be Catastrophic. Discuss the Threats and Causes of Failure, and Steps Taken to Minimise it. In todays world it is impossible to run a large organisation without the aid of computers. Businesses hold massive amounts of important data, … Read more

The Call of the Wild

Throughout the novel The Call of the Wild, we follow a dog named Buck through his journey through the Klondike. We experience a transformation in him, as he adapts to the cold, harsh land where he is forced to toil in the snow, just to help men find a shiny metal. Buck seems to almost … Read more

Aliens in Germany

Every time there is a war at least one country has to deal with the consequences left behind. After World War II numerous countries had to face reconstruction because they were damaged economically as well as physically. One of these countries was Germany. During the reconstruction of the country a large number of foreign laborers, … Read more

Computer Essay

Since the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room then, are now being made in creditcard-formats. More and more areas are being taken over by the computer. As computers are capable of handling large amounts of data in a very short … Read more

Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ” That was Margaret Mead’s conclusion after a lifetime of observing very diverse cultures around the world. Her insight has been borne out time and again throughout the development of this country of … Read more

Matthew Arnold’s “Dover Beach”

Before we can discuss Matthew Arnold’s “Dover Beach,” a brief biography of the poet will help us understand the poem and the mood he is in while writing it. The reader should know that Matthew Arnold married Fanny Lucy Wightman at Dover, despite her father’s disapproval. Wightman’s father was vocal in his objections to the … Read more

Gender, Class, and Race Stereotypes in American Television

Gender, class, and race stereotypes abound in contemporary society, much like they have done throughout human history. With the advent of television, however, stereotypical assumptions have become so pervasive, and so diffused, that some call for a serious and purposeful scrutiny of television’s contents. On the following pages, various content analyses of television programs will … Read more

Singer vs Regan

Despite their rather different philosophical foundations, both philosophers arrive at basically the same conclusions. Singer takes a utilitarian approach, while Regan takes a deontological “rights” and “inherent value” position. In the end they both take a position of vegetarianism and advocated banning animal experimentation and sport hunting. In an exchange of letters in the April … Read more

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Ethan Fromes Selflessness and Affects of his Responsibilities By Neil Mehta Ethan Frome is the main character of Edith Whartons tragic novel. Ethan lives the bitterness of his youths lost opportunities, and dissatisfaction with his joyless life and empty marriage. Throughout the story Ethan is trapped by social limits and obligations to his wife. He … Read more

Jaqcueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onasis

Jackie Kennedy was the wife of John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States. Jackie Kennedy was known for her sense of style and elegance. Her second husband , Aristotle Onasis, was one of the wealthiest men in the world. Jackie was of a wealthy and socially prominent family. She studied at Vassar College … Read more

Bioethics – the idea of cloning

Bioethics, which is the study of value judgments pertaining to human conduct in the area of biology and includes those related to the practice of medicine, has been an important aspect of all areas in the scientific field (Bernstein, Maurice, M. D. ). It is one of the factors that says whether or not certain … Read more

Papyrus History

Papyrus was the most important writing material in the ancient world. Our word “”paper”” derives from the word “”papyrus,”” an Egyptian word that originally meant “”that which belongs to the house”” (the bureaucracy of ancient Egypt). Papyrus is a triangular reed that used to grow along the banks of the Nile, and at an early … Read more

The Scarlet Letter – Dimmesdale Analysis

Dimmesdale is one of the most intriguing characters in The Scarlet Letter. I think this because he demonstrates in this story that he is a coward, and that he is strong, yet not courageous. Dimmesdale proves that he is a cowardice individual many times in The Scarlet Letter. He does this by not admitting his … Read more

Imperial Presidency: Overview

In his book, The Imperial Presidency, Arthur Schlesinger recounts the rise of the presidency as it grew into the imperial, powerful position that it is today. His writing reflects a belief that the presidency is becoming too powerful and that very few people are making a real effort to stop it. He analyzes the back … Read more

The Art Of Procrastination

As I sit here at my computer I restlessly glance at the clock; it’s 12:40 AM, approximately twelve hours until this essay is due. How could I have once again gotten myself into this terrible situation? I would love to say that there’s some amazing excuse for my blatant irresponsibility, that some horrible catastrophe took … Read more

Wars of the Roses

In the late 1400s the House of York fought the House of Lancaster for the English crown. Because Lancasters heraldic badge was a red rose and the Yorks was a white rose, the long conflict became known as Wars of the Roses. The real lives of the main participants of the Wars of the Roses … Read more

The Wars

Robert Ross was a fictional character, but one who could be viewed a representative of how seriously the horrors of World War One affected impressionable young Canadian soldiers. Canada’s involvement in the First World War was one of immense proportions. However, this tremendous commitment introduced many battle-unsullied Canadians to the horrors of war. The Dominion … Read more

Francis Poulenc

Francis Poulenc was born in Paris, France on January 7, 1899 into a welltodo family. His father, Emile Poulenc, was one of the directors of the pharmaceutical firm Rhone-Poulenc. Never one to be without money, Poulencs composing was often viewed as more of a hobby than a necessity. Poulenc never studied at the famed Paris … Read more

Affirmative Action

There are thousands of examples of situations where people of color, white women, and working class women and men of all races who were previously excluded from jobs or educational opportunities, or were denied opportunities once admitted, have gained access through affirmative action. When these policies received executive branch and judicial support, vast numbers of … Read more

Education in the 1800s

Education had an emphasis on many different aspects during the time prior to the Civil War. There was a certain irony that set the mode of this time making things that were said irrelevant to the actions that were taken. The paradoxes of education in Pre civil war America, are evidenced in subject matter, gender, … Read more

Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centersaround the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque’s protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent Romantic to a hardened and somewhat caustic veteran. More importantly, during the … Read more

Dennis the Menace Report

In the movie Dennis the Menace, there are many different age groups represented; childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and older adulthood. During childhood, children are carefree, fearless, talkative, curious, and playful. In adolescence, teens are faced with many important responsibilities and decisions. They start to become more mature and become interested in the opposite sex and sexual … Read more

Kate Chopin: Adversity and Criticism

Tragedy, death, adversity and criticism can one or a combination of these circumstances influence the path you take? Enduring the death of loved ones, facing critical abuse and public denunciation as an immoralist, Kate Chopin is considered among the most important women in the nineteenth-century American fiction. (Scarsella) Katherine (Chopin) O’Flaherty was born of Irish-French … Read more

Sociological Issues in Sport

Functionalism is often referred to as the consensus theory because it does not address the issue of conflict in society, and functionalists believe that society operates in a harmonious way that maintains itself in a state of balance, remaining healthy and co-ordinated and any sudden practices that may upset the balance are rejected: “Sociologists who … Read more

Othello – Iago hates the Moor

Iago has a large appetite for revenge. In his perspective, he believes that it is he who should be in charge, not Othello the moor. This creates an anger in Iago, who entraps Othello in a web of deceit. He does this through a series of suggestions and hesitations that entice and implant images in … Read more

A film I have seen

Ive seen a lot of films, and with a lot of different genres. But I dont think that romantic films are pretty good. They are too boring. The good films are action or comedy films, but the best films are action and com-edy films mixed together. Thats why Ive chosen the film Taxi 2. Its … Read more

Conspirators Essay

When Lee surrendered to Grant at the battle of Gettysburg, many people in America thought this was the end of the Civil War. One Confederate soldier, John Wilkes Booth, refused to believe the North beat the South, so he devised a plan to kidnap the President. He gathered three men and a woman to help … Read more

The Withch-hunt In Modern Europe

The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the European practice of witchcraft and witch-hunts. The book offers a solid, reasonable interpretation of the accusation, prosecution, and execution for witchcraft in Europe between 1450 and 1750. Levack focuses mainly on … Read more