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Handmaid's Tale By Offred
Handmaid's Tale By Offred
Handmaid\'s Tale By Offred Early in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, Offred says, after having seen a group of Japanese women wearing short skirts, rather than the typical, compulsory dress of Gilead: We are fascinated, but also repelled. They seem undressed. It has taken so little time to change our minds about things like this This illustrates how the minds of the population have been manipulated to make them comply with the Government’s views. Like in most totalitarian societies, the Gilead Governme
Hell Of Way To Run Railroad By Klein
Hell Of Way To Run Railroad By Klein
Hell Of Way To Run Railroad By Klein Maury Klein’s A Hell of a Way to Run a Railroad, gives a new perspective of reliable transportation. During much of the 19th century railroads dominated the American industrial landscape. The railroad enabled people to travel farther and also more widely. The railroad was one of the greatest technological advancements of the 19th century. Two hundred thousand miles of track were laid by 1900. The railroad began to symbolize American prosperity. By the 1890
History
History
History And Cultures By Thomas Sowell History and Cultures by Thomas Sowell surveys many different cultures and explains why cultures have differences in productivity, income, wealth, education, occupation and industry. A reason for these differences is due primary to geography, rather than to the individual or ethnic group. History has proven that because of geography that no one society has developed equally and that the size of a person\'s cultural world will influence how far a person or
Holocaust And Crucible
Holocaust And Crucible
Holocaust And Crucible Hitler believed in ethnic cleansing. He wanted the non-white race to disappear. To him non-whites were an inferior race. Individuals of Jewish descent were particularly singled out. Hitler ordered their imprisonment in concentration camps which had deplorable living conditions. Jewish prisoners were badly mistreated and then most were killed. This ethnic cleansing didn’t just take place in Germany but all over Western Europe. The Crucible also tackles the problem of p
Invisible Man And Glaring Blindness
Invisible Man And Glaring Blindness
Invisible Man And Glaring Blindness Blindness is a very interesting and important theme to Ellison’s Invisible Man. Oftentimes throughout the novel the Narrator is blinded and is unable to see the events, which are happening to him. The Narrator is a black man who thinks of himself as invisible to the rest of the world. Many times the Narrator is given hints and clues on how to better himself, but his own blindness prevents him from being a visible member of society. His own blindness prevents
It Is Hard To Be Teacher
It Is Hard To Be Teacher
It Is Hard To Be Teacher I don\'t know the thing which I am going to talk about had happened some place else or not, but it truly occurred in Taiwan. One day, I arrived home and I was sitting on a chair, suddenly, something got my attention. It was a breaking news titled with student attacks from the newspaper which was next to me. It talked about a teacher who was attacked by a student from the back when he was turning toward the black broad. Because this student threw his back bag at the te
Jarena Lee
Jarena Lee
Jarena Lee Jarena Lee felt imbued with a religious mission in life, and because of this, she bravely defied the conservative sex biases of the church to become, as she contended, the first female preacher of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church. As an evangelist, Mrs. Lee sometimes traveled on foot to spread her religious message and would walk as far as 16 miles to preach. When over forty years old, the unordained minister logged 2,325 miles on the Gospel circuit. She preached up and
Johnny Got A Life
Johnny Got A Life
Johnny Got A Life The states had been dependent on England but wanted no more of it. They had been in fact 13 independent republics, and they wanted no more of that either. No one knew how the new Constitution would work or how it would effect the freedom of the states. Washington was determined to build a real federal government for the United States. The new government was launched April 30, 1789, when Washington took his oath as president in New York City, the first national capital. In 1792
Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Satire on a Nation Jonathan Swift’s, Gulliver’s Travels satirically relates bodily functions and physical attributes to social issues during England’s powerful rule of Europe. Through out the story we find many relations between bodily features and British and European society. Swift uses this tone of mockery to explain to his reader the importance of many different topics during this time of European rule. Swift feels that the body and their functions relate to political as well
Jungle
Jungle
Jungle By Upton Sinclair The novel \' The Jungle\' by Upton Sinclair took place in the 1900\'s the main character in this book is Jurgis Rudkis and his dynamic change to Socialism. He started out as a young and strong man looking for the american dream. He left Lithuania in hope of starting a family and a cordial Life. The beginning of this book starts at the wedding of Jurgis and Ona Lukoszaite which I believe symbolizes that they are starting a new life for themselves and it is starting out
Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Jungle By Upton Sinclair A French philosopher once said that the greatest tyranny of democracy was when the minority ruled the majority. Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle gives the reader a great example of exactly this. A man who earns his living honestly and through hard work will always be trapped in poverty, but a man who earns his living through lies and cheating will be wealthy. The Jungle portrays a Lithuanian family stuck in a Capitalistic country. It shows the ongoing struggle of a lower cla
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Letter From Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr.\'s essay, A Letter From Birmingham Jail has become a classic for good reason. Martin Luther King was an excellent writer and speaker, appealing not only to the logical side of most people, but also to their emotional side. He was an intelligent man, keeping up with all the current events of not only the nation but the world, and was well read in issues of the past. What he said and wrote came from deep inside him and was influenced by his belie
Life And World Of Al Capone By Kopler
Life And World Of Al Capone By Kopler
Life And World Of Al Capone By Kopler Al Capone is America\'s best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized Alphonsus Capone, he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two kid gangs, the Brooklyn Rippers and the Fort
Life
Life
Life You Save May Be Yours By O\'Conner In rural America there are many lame people that are of no use to this society. The reason these people live in such slums is simply because they are worthless, just like the bums on the streets of the big cities, these people have no ambition. They sit around all day and rock back and back and forth in their rocking chairs made by the only person in their gene pool that has any common knowledge of outside world. Such people are the rejects of the social
Lord Of Flies
Lord Of Flies
Lord Of Flies Why is it that when people are placed in situations where sanity and reason are the keys to survival, people go crazy and end up ruining their chances to live? All that they needed to ensure a chance for their rescue was the fire. I don\'t see what is so hard about that. The fire gives off smoke, they then see the smoke as a signal showing inhabitants on the island, then passers-by will go and search for them. Plain and simple! Why did you require us to read this book? I can think
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding The Island is a microcosm of the evil we produce in the world today. Greed, power, domination are all factors of evil in the story line and in today’s society. The first human instinct is survival. The fittest will survive, as in the book, and in today’s world. For example, someone who is very skilled in math or physical feats may receive a scholarship pertaining to their skill. Taller and attractive people seem to get the better and higher paying jobs. Abor
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding
Lord Of The Flies By William Golding The two boys faced each other. There was the brilliant world of hunting, tactics, fierce exhilaration, skill; and there was world of longing and baffled common-sense. A quote showing the two main contrasts of the story. Savageness, and civilization. This, is the Lord of the Flies, a book written by William Golding. The Lord of the Flies has some interesting and deep thoughts, pertaining to the theme, plot, characters, and setting in this novel. William Gol
Lottery By Shirley Jackson
Lottery By Shirley Jackson
Lottery By Shirley Jackson Gothic is defined as a style of fiction that emphasizes the grotesque and the mysterious. Similar to the works of Edgar Allan Poe, many of Shirley Jackson’s stories are considered gothic fiction. One such story is The Lottery which was first published in 1948. This story focuses on a very grim day in the life of one of its citizens. It is a day in which one of its citizens will undergo a cruel and torturous death. The unfortunate citizen will die at the hands of
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert presents one extreme side of human life many would very much rather think does not exist. He presents a tale of sensual symbolism within the life of Charles Bovary. Madame Bovary is the story of Emma Bovary, but within the scope of symbolic meaning, the make-up of Charles is addressed. It is representative of deep sadness and a despondent outlook on life whose many symbols are, at times, as deeply embedded in the story line as a thorn in a callous heel. The elemen
McCarthyism
McCarthyism
McCarthyism In The Crucible In The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, the madness of the Salem witch trials is explored in great detail. There is more to the play than the witch trials, though. The Crucible was composed during a time when a similar hysteria was sweeping through America. A virtually unkown senator by the name of Joseph McCarthy was propelled into infamy when while at a speaking engagement at thee Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia he charged 205 persons in the U
Mel Brooks As Jewish Comedian
Mel Brooks As Jewish Comedian
Mel Brooks As Jewish Comedian Mel Brooks\'s membership in the elite club of Jewish comedians is essentially impossible to dispute. The question is whether or not his comedy is atypical. Satirizing Jewish history and klutzy old Jewish men is normal for Jewish comedy. However, Don\'t be stupid, be a smarty, come and join the Nazi party, is something that you would not expect to hear in typical Jewish comedy (The Producers). Defined broadly, there are two forms which Mel Brooks\'s Jewish humor t
Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton For almost three decades, Michael Crichton has written novels that appeal to his reader\'s imagination and take a firm hold of their pocketbooks. Crichton\'s writing stands out as much as his 6=9 frame. He has become one of the most widely read and bought science fiction authors of the past three decades. From his first novel The Andromeda Strain, which he published while in medical school, to his most recent Airframe, Crichton has captivated his readers and left them craving m
Mrs Dalloway And To The Lighhouse By Virginia Wool
Mrs Dalloway And To The Lighhouse By Virginia Wool
Mrs Dalloway And To The Lighhouse By Virginia Woolf In her writings, Virginia Woolf wanted to capture the realness of life, as one would live it. In turn, Woolf’s shared the significant elements of her life in her poetic prose novels, Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse, as a relative self-portrayal. In these books Woolf captured the life as she had lived it, performing this task in three different layers of depth. For a general sense, by allowing the characters to live in a similar society as
Native
Native
Native Literature It is unfairly noted that Native Literature written by Natives offends many readers with its discussion of the first-hand social ills affecting fellow Natives. However, the typical stories of Euro-Canadian relations constructed outside the Aboriginal thought imprisons all Aboriginals into stereotypes which obscure and distort their very real experiences. The obligation of the Native artist is to remain grounded in cultural soil and ideals, which is determined by Euro-Canadian
Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four In Canada, we have the freedom to do almost anything. In the novel Nineteen Eighty Four, there is no freedom. Although there are no laws in Oceania, there are consequences to doing thoughtcrime. The consequences are used not for punishment but for the limitation of people who may perform a crime in the future. There are many differences in our society today and the society that of Nineteen Eighty Four. In our society today, we encourage thinking. Even in schools, children a
Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four A Grim Prediction of the Future Nineteen Eighty-Four was written between the years of 1945 and 1948. Orwell got the title from switching the last two numbers of the publication date. In Orwell\'s criticism of a perfect society, his book became known as one of the greatest anti-utopian novels of all time. The book\'s message is so powerful that some say it went so far as to prevent the sinister future from realizing itself. Althought the book starts out as the story of a neu
One Flew Over Cuckoos Nest
One Flew Over Cuckoos Nest
One Flew Over Cuckoos Nest In One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey, Chief Bromden is a character who has to work his way back to being and acting like a real human after so many years of being dehumanized (Porter 49) into a machine created by the evil Nurse Ratched. I. Bromden in the beginning A. Dehumanized by Nurse Ratched 1. structured 2. forbids laughing 3. controlling B. The effect that the Nurse and the ward has on Bromden 1. could not smell 2. thinks of himself as little 3. hide
One Flew Over The Cuckoos's Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoos's Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoos\'s Nest One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a novel, which depicts the lives of the classified, mentally insane in a struggle against the authority of a hospital ward. Over the course of the novel, the hospital ward turns into a place of rebellion while the wise-guy hero, tries to reform the institution while dignifying the people within. The story is told in the first person point of view by Chief Bromden a huge patient who is sharing his mental hospital experience. He
Othello Character
Othello Character
Othello Character Othello\'s character during the play is first shown as a hero of war and a man of great pride and courage. The other main characters in the play all form their own opinions of him and as the play continues, his character begins to deteriorate and become less noble. Chronologically through the play Othello\'s character changes from a flawless military leader, to become a murderer. Also as the play progresses, the other characters in the play change their opinions of Othello whi
Patrick
Patrick
Patrick Henry And Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards and Patrick Henry’s biographies and speeches showed a lot of similar characteristics, but also many differences, Their speeches both contained incredible power and impact. Yet the effects and results were hardly on the same subject. Jonathan Edwards was a powerful speaker. He made his audience feel the words that he spoke. An example of this is in his speech, Sinners in the hands of and angry God when he says ...hell is gaping for them, the
Progressivism
Progressivism
Progressivism Movements I. The Origins of Progressivism A. A Spirit of Reform in the late 1800’s 1. Henry George believed that poverty could be eliminated by using land productively by everyone. Also taxing the nonproductive more than the productive. 2. Edward Bellamy believed that the government should create a trust to take care of the needs of the people rather than profit. 3. Many groups wanted change for the majority of people such as the socialist, the union members and members of municip
Pygmallion By Alfred Doolittle
Pygmallion By Alfred Doolittle
Pygmallion By Alfred Doolittle In Act 3 we learned a lot more about the character and philosophy of Alfred Doolittle. He is strangely individualistic personally and very eloquent. He is representative of the social class of the undeserving poor, which, means that he is not entitled to receive financial support from the government, since he is physically able to work. He lives only for the moment; from day to day. The money he gets he wastes on intoxicating himself, and he has no intentions of
Reading In The Dark By Deane
Reading In The Dark By Deane
Reading In The Dark By Deane In his novel, Reading In the Dark, Seamus Deane tells the story of an Irish Catholic family in Northern Ireland between the late Forties and early Seventies. He traces the path taken by a growing boy searching for and finding the truth about his family during this very tumultuous time and having to come to terms with what he discovers. Deane uses this family to illustrate the issues surrounding history that are central to the deeper understanding of his novel. He sh
Right Responsibilities And Real Deal By Butler
Right Responsibilities And Real Deal By Butler
Right Responsibilities And Real Deal By Butler Rights, Responsibility and the Real Deal by Jeremy Butler The Right to Free Speech is Protected Ideas are the backbone of democracy. However we see fit to express those ideas is a right provided in the Constitution of the United States. No matter the format of that expression someone will find them offensive and seek to stop that expression. The Communications Decency Act is just the latest incarnation of small minds raging against the tide. The CD
Scarlet Letter And Religion
Scarlet Letter And Religion
Scarlet Letter And Religion Throughout time, religion in society has played a major role in the lives of the people. Religion has shaped people’s own morals as well as the laws for which the government has established society’s fundamentals of living. Hawthorne links religion and law in his book The Scarlet Letter, and shows his readers that society has shaped their rules by their religion and beliefs. He tells how important the church is to the people, how the view of predestination enters the
Scarlet Letter Description
Scarlet Letter Description
Scarlet Letter Description The Scarlet Letter involves many characters that go through several changes during the course of the story. In particular, the young minister Dimmesdale, who commits adultery with Hester, greatly changes. He is the moral blossom of the book, the character that makes the most progress for the better. It is true that Dimmesdale, being a minister, should be the role model of the townspeople. He is the last person who should commit such an awful crime and lie about it, bu
Shockwave Rider By Brunner
Shockwave Rider By Brunner
Shockwave Rider By Brunner There are numerous books on the science fiction market, that deal with the myriad of possibilities involving the technology of the future. John Brunner’s book, Shockwave Rider, is one of the most popular, as well as one of the most famous, books dealing with this issue. Brunner presents many different realities to the reader, and they are all potentially very realistic in terms of the current state of technology. For the most part, Brunner seems to illustrate that t
Smile And War
Smile And War
Smile And War This story describes a place where war has destroyed civilization and created a ruined landscape with people taking shelter wherever they can; “ ‘... cities all junk, roads like jigsaws from bombs, and half the cornfields glowing with radioactivity at night...’ ” First, the characters do not have much, if any, money to buy clothes or food; “...the soiled gunny sack clothing of the men...it sold for a penny a cup, but not many were buying, not many had the wealth.” Tom and his famil
Stranger And Meursault
Stranger And Meursault
Stranger And Meursault The way a person reacts to ordinary situations determines the opinions of others based on their behavior. Yet, when this behavior is abnormal or different from the rest of society, it causes society to form an opinion based totally on a person’s behavior not their true personality. In Meursault’s case, his strange opinions and unexpected remarks put him in this position, without ever really giving him an opportunity to be truly understood. However, Meursault cannot change
Susan Brownell Anthony 
Susan Brownell Anthony 
Susan Brownell Anthony I. Susan B. Anthony : A Biographical Introduction Susan Brownell Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts to Daniel and Lucy Anthony. Susan was the second born of eight children in a strict Quaker family. Her father, Daniel Anthony, was said to have been a stern man, a Quaker Abolitionist and a cotton manufacturer born near the conclusion of the eighteenth century. From what I read, he believed in guiding his children, not in \'directing\' them. Dani
Kill A Mocking Bird By Lee
Kill A Mocking Bird By Lee
To Kill A Mocking Bird By Lee The book To Kill A Mockingbird contained various references to actual and symbolic prisons. By analyzing the characters of Bob Ewell and Mayella, as well as Tom Robinson and Boo Radley, the reader recognizes that each of these characters have been trapped in symbolic or actual imprisonment. One may also determine that several of these characters may or may not be set free from their respective form of confinement. Bob Ewell played very complex role in the story To K
Transcendentalism In Literature
Transcendentalism In Literature
Transcendentalism In Literature Transcendentalism is the belief that matters of ultimate reality transcend, or go beyond, human experience. Transcendentalist thinking began during the American Renaissance with writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. However transcendental thinking did not begin with Thoreau and Emerson, but as Emerson called it, “it is the very oldest of thoughts cast into the mold of these new times.” Transcendentalism is based on the ancient philosophy of Ide
Transcendentalism 
Transcendentalism 
Transcendentalism Transcendentalism is the belief that matters of ultimate reality transcend, or go beyond, human experience. Transcendentalist thinking began during the American Renaissance with writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. However transcendental thinking did not begin with Thoreau and Emerson, but as Emerson called it, “it is the very oldest of thoughts cast into the mold of these new times.” Transcendentalism is based on the ancient philosophy of Idealism, which o
Vietnam Poetry
Vietnam Poetry
Vietnam Poetry My essay is a comparison of a song and a poem about the Vietnam war. The song is Goodnight Saigon written by Billy Joel and the poem is No Word Spoken by Edward J. Domaleski. These two are very different but revolve around one main point; the American soldiers experience in the Vietnam war. Joel writes about the whole war experience while Domaleski writes just about one solitary battle. Domaleski is also more detailed than Joel in his writing. Domaleski’s lines of poetry discr
Watership Down By Richard Adams
Watership Down By Richard Adams
Watership Down By Richard Adams The novel Watership Down by Richard Adams, like Edmund Spencer’s The Faerie Queene, is an allegory. Watership Down also embodies many romantic ideas. Fiver, a rabbit who sees visions from Frith, represents the turn toward imagination that occurred in the Romantic period. The rabbits in the novel also value freedom and rebellion against tyranny, two important Romantic ideas. Many of the rabbits that left the Sandleford warren were unhappy with authority there, and
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases, many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now this issue should be met head on and solved before it is too late. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain. CAUSES Acid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, t
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain What is acid rain? Acid rain is the term for pollution caused when sulfur and nitrogen dioxides combine with atmospheric moisture. The term \'acid rain\' is slightly misleading, and would be more accurate if deemed \'enhanced acid rain\', as rain occurs acidic naturally. Acidity is measured on what is know as the pH scale. Fourteen is the most basic, seven is the most neutral, and zero is the most acidic. Pure rain has a pH level of 7, which is exactly neutral. The acidity of rain is
Acid
Acid
Acid Rain Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases. Many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now, and others believe it should be met head on. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact of acid rain effects on wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed. Causes Acid rain is a cancer, eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric ac
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases, many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now this issue should be met head on and solved before it is too late. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain. STATISTICS Although there is very little data, the evidence indicates that in the last twenty to thirty years the aci
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain For years ever since most of the world has been industrialized, the effects of pollution have plagued nations alike. Acid rain is one of the largest contributors to this industrialized form of pollution. Throughout this report an explanation of the devastating effects to the environment caused by acid rain will be given along with what is being done to stop it. Acid rain is made when pollutants arise from the use of coal in the production of electricity, from base- metal smelting and