Anti-Virtuos Society In Lazarilo De Tormes

Anti-Virtuos Society In Lazarilo De Tormes In Lazarillo de Tormes, the anonymous author narrates an autobiography that highlights the underlying views of a society of false virtues. According to a psychologist by the name Maslow, individuals have a ?hierarchy of needs? whereas basic needs must be met before the more abstract ones are considered. Accordingly, […]


Handmaids The social structure of nearly all communities from the 1600s to the present have been headed by a wealthy or ruling class. Many practices and institutions within the society exist to ensure that the ruling class retains its power, often marginalizing other groups in the process. This dis-empowerment can be achieved through religious beleafs […]

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol ANDY WORHOL The Dark Side It is rare for an artist to become a celebrity, but Andy Warhol experienced much more than his fifteen minutes of fame and became an icon of his generation. Warhol was involved in many artistic fields that included painting, filmmaking, publisher, record producer, and photography, but at the […]

Orwell Elephant

Orwell Elephant In George Orwells short story Shooting an Elephant, he writes about racial prejudice and injustice. Orwell, which is the author?s pen name, (his real name is Eric Arthur Blair,) is a police officer in Moulmein, lower Burma and takes place during the rainy season. Orwell is as much a victim as the people […]

Hally From ?Master Harold And The Boys?

Hally From ?Master Harold And The Boys? Hally from ?MASTER HAROLD?and the boys? Athol Fugard?s ?MASTER HAROLD?and the boys? is an indictment of the ignorance, racism and hatred that is continued even in today?s society. Harold, or Hally, is the true example of a precocious white teenage boy, and ?the boys,? Sam and Willie, are […]

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Pop art is a movement that occurred near the end of the 1950?s. It was a reaction to the seriousness of Abstract Expressionism. Pop art emphasized contemporary social values, the sprawl of urban life, the vulgar, the superficial, and the flashy. Advertising provided a number of starting points for the subjects. A particular […]

Halfback Tough

Halfback Tough HALFBACK TOUGH by, Thomas J. Dygard Setting: This story takes place in the fall, at Graham High School. Characters: Joe – main character, Richard and Marty ? Joe?s old friends from his old school, Joe?s mom and dad, coach ? Joe?s football coach, Andy ? one of Joe?s friends at Graham High, Paul […]

Origins Of Nursery Rhymes

Origins Of Nursery Rhymes The Origins of Nursery Rhymes The average and normal childhood of today may be full of toys, television, and video games, but when it comes time to go to bed a story is generally read. The stories can differ from fairy tales to simple stories that that teach lessons about life. […]

Thomas Hart Benton American Regionalist

Thomas Hart Benton American Regionalist Thomas Hart Benton Throughout out the history of mankind, art has played an important part in the every day lives of people. Art is everywhere around us. It is in the paper that we read the children?s books we grew up with, and on the billboard s we pass on […]

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye is a book by J. D. Salinger and the story of a boy named Holden Caufield. He is no longer innocent, but exposed to the world. Phoebe, Holdens sister, is the opposite she is quite the innocent, never really being exposed to the world outside […]

Orgon And Tartuffe

Orgon And Tartuffe Why Orgon is the Hero of Tartuffe The characters of Tartuffe all play an integral part in the role of the play, but for a character to be considered the hero, they must rise above a personal flaw or circumstance to be victorious in the end. In the case of Tartuffe, we […]

Ancient Art of Japan Kokeishi Dolls

Ancient Art of Japan: Kokeishi Dolls Ancient Art of Japan: Kokeishi Dolls By: N. Daniel Kokeishi are a simplistic form of wooden dolls found only in the Tohoku area of Japan. The ?ko? of Kokeishi means ?child?and ?keishi? means erasing. These special dolls are surrounded by an air of mystery, as their point of origin […]

Ordinary People

Ordinary People Everyday, people change their lives. All of the time they change who they are. People redefine their self-images everyday. You can change who you are for many reasons, may just want to be a different or better person. However, I feel relationships are the key factors in the way you are and the […]

Gulliver?s Travel

Gulliver?s Travel Gulliver?s Travel, by Jonathan Swift, is a novel filled with adventures in a range of extreme societies. Lemuel Gulliver is the narrator and the central character of this novel. He grows up in Nottinghamshire. He is the third of five sons in a middle-class family. He then became a surgeon aboard a ship […]

Ancient Art

Ancient Art Ancient Art The trip I took to the Getty Museum was very interesting and informational. I had always wanted to go to the Getty and now that I had purpose in writing a term paper on art of ancient civilizations it was worth my time. I mainly learned about art in Egyptian, Greek […]

Orbiting The Son

Orbiting The Son Orbiting the Son is an in depth look at Greens experience with parenthood. The writer explains how Erez, his adopted son, had, at a tender age of fourteen months, created his own family. Although the writer and Andy, his husband, were the parents Erez had found for himself other people who learned […]

House of Usher

House of Usher ?The Fall of the House of Usher? Setting “The Fall of the House of Usher,” by Edgar Allen Poe, the setting is used extensively to do many things. The author uses it to convey ideas, effects, and images. It establishes a mood and foreshadows future events. Poe communicates truths about the character […]


Titian Belluno, in about 1490, Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) moved to Venice as a young man, where he trained with Giovanni Bellini and became acquainted with Giorgiones style. His first works “Noli me tangere” and “Slavonian woman” (1510) at the National Gallery in London, and some portraits, are characterized by the use of the chiaroscuro technique […]

One Foot In Eden – Why Billy Was Justified For His Immoral T

One Foot In Eden – Why Billy Was Justified For His Immoral Transgression In the book One Foot in Eden written by Ron Rash, Billy Holcombe is portrayed as a good, hard-working, God-fearing man who can never seem to get things quite right. Shooting Holland Winchester is justified because Billy has to protect what he […]

Grendel by John Gardner

essay:Grendel by John Gardner John Gardner?essay?ยท Writers work at desks. They lecture in classrooms, retreat to workshops in peaceful settings. The world of loud and deadly machines seems far removed. New England writer John Gardner, however, seemed cursed by machines. In 1945, just a boy on the family farm in upstate New York, Gardner sat […]

The Statuette Of An Athlete

The Statuette Of An Athlete What is art And what is reality Especially today, why should one draw or paint, carve or model, when an image can be captured with a camera In a nineteenth-century painting, Interior with Portraits, by the American artist Thomas LeClear, two children stand painfully still while a photographer prepares to […]

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Biographical Data Ken Kesey was born on September 17, 1935 in La Junta, Colorado. Ken Kesey is world renowned for his best-selling novel, “One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest”. At an early age, Kesey had a love for Christian fables as well as the Christian ethical system. Although he […]

Grendel & Frankenstein an Analysis of the Two

Grendel & Frankenstein an Analysis of the Two I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, “Is it good friend” “It is bitter-bitter,” he answered; “But I like it Because it is bitter And because it is my heart.” -Stephen […]

The Root Of Art

The Root Of Art The Root of Art “Art is a human activity consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of certain external signs, hands on to others, feelings he has lived through and that others are infected by these feelings and also experience them.” ~ Leo Tolstoy When we think of history […]

Industrialization In Indian Society

Industrialization In Indian Society Imagine that you are a costal farmer in India during the late 14th century. Amidst the daily routine of your life, the monsoon seasons, the planting and farming, a foreign people come and invade your nation. Once these people have arrived with their new goods and ideas, they begin to assimilate […]


Grendel Grendel, though he needs to kill to do so, functions very well in his own sphere. Grendel survives in a hostile climate where he is hated and feared by all. He lives in a cave protected by firesnakes so as to physically, as well as spiritually, separate himself from the society that detests, yet […]

The Renaissance Era And It?s Artists

The Renaissance Era And It?s Artists The Renaissance Era and it?s Artists The time known as the Renaissance brought about many changes in the art world. Enlightened ideas and artists paved the way for some of the most famous artists of all time. For centuries, most scholars have agreed that the modern era of human […]


Bartleby ?Bartleby the Scrivener? In ?Bartleby the Scrivener?, the narrator is driven to the brink of insanity by Bartleby, and is baffled even by the end of the story. When Bartleby is first introduced, the narrator feels that he is an honest, hardworking man who keeps to himself. Then, after the first time Bartleby ?prefers […]


Grendel Though he is not included in the poem Beowulf, the Shaper plays a large role in Grendel, by John Gardner. He plays an important role to the thanes and educates them with much knowledge. The Shaper also has a unique relationship with Grendel. The Shaper is an important figure in not only the role […]

The Persistence Of Time In The Persistence Of Memory

The Persistence Of Time In The Persistence Of Memory Benjamin Franklin once said, “You may delay, but time will not.” This is a valid statement in that time will never cease. An irrevocable hourglass in the sky that cannot ever be reached or seen marks the passing of time. Salvador Dalis Persistence of Memory gives […]


Orlando Woolf?s interpretations of the role of marriage as illustrated in Orlando are symbolized by the gold wedding band, which in turn symbolizes eternity, and perhaps Orlando him/herself, who experiences marriage having both male and female traits. Orlando, beginning the novel as a young nobleman and transforming into a female with the movement into the […]

Greek Way

Greek Way The Greek Way, by Edith Hamilton, is a fairly good piece of literature that portrays the Greeks way of life. It starts off well organized and deeply researched and then starts to become a bit confusing. The author Edith Hamilton?s novel at the beginning gives a meticulous image as to what the Greeks […]

The History Of Art

The History Of Art Art, its everywhere you look. From the billboards you see every day to the pictures you take with your camera. It exists on every continent and every country. Art has been around sense the beginning of time and still thrives today. This essay is to inform and highlight some of the […]

Greed and Corruption in The Canterbury Tales

Greed and Corruption in The Canterbury Tales Greed and Corruption in The Canterbury Tales Many of the religious characters in The Canterbury Tales represent character traits that are different from what is traditionally expected of them. This is because the Catholic Church, which ruled all of England, Ireland and most of Europe in the Fourteenth […]

On The Sidewalk Bleeding

On The Sidewalk Bleeding Conflict is commonly used in writing. It is a very valuable tool when trying to bring tension, or suspense to a story. It helps make a story more interesting, and can suck a reader in. Evan Hunter portrays three of the different conflicts in the story On The Sidewalk Bleeding. These […]

The Harp Of Erin

The Harp Of Erin ?The Harp of Erin? Thoman Buchanan Read?s painting entitled ?The Harp of Erin? was done in 1867 using breathtaking hues of greens, blues, and tans. This painting done on canvas using oil paint shows a woman standing almost in the ocean on a piece of sea rock. The woman?s stern, yet […]

Great Gatsby – Corruption of the American Dream

Great Gatsby – Corruption of the American Dream This is probably the best essay about the American Dream/Great Gatsby. Email me if you are using the paper, I would just like to know if anyone uses these esssay, thanks. Enjoy The American Dream can be interpreted by many people to mean many different things. Even […]

Huck And Tom

Huck And Tom Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer are two very important characters in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer are best friends and do many of the same things. Both characters have many similarities, but also have differences between them. Huck and Tom are about the same age. […]

The Comparing Betweem Venus Of Milos And Venus Of Sandro Bot

The Comparing Betweem Venus Of Milos And Venus Of Sandro Botticelli The comparing between Venus of Milos and Venus by Sandro Botticelli This essay will examine the parallel ideas behind the Venus de Milos and trhe birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. Venus de Milos is an ancient Greek statue, carved in marble 150 BCE […]

Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitsgerald, is about the American Dream, and the downfall of those who attempt to reach its imaginative goals. The attempt to capture the American Dream is common in many novels. This dream is different for different people, but in The Great Gatsby, […]


Omelas The Dystopia of Omelas ?The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas? is a short story by Ursula K. Le Guin. Omelas is a place where joy and leisure reign, where there are few rules, no kings or slaves, and the citizens are safe and happy. All citizens save one; a child imprisoned in a […]

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski All of the relationships among the elements in the film the Big Lebowski may seem to be enigmatic with each other, but this style of film creates an integrated system of disunity. The Coen brothers demonstrate this style through various motifs through out the film, from the main characters name to what […]

Great Gatsby- Destruction of Morals

Great Gatsby- Destruction of Morals Great Gatsby- Destruction of Morals The Great Gatsby: The Destruction of Morals In The Great Gatsby, the author F. Scott Fitzgerald shows the destruction of morals in society. The characters in this novel, all lose their morals in attempt to find their desired place in the social world. They trade […]

The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus Ideologies The school had three aims since the beginning that remained basically the same throughout the life of the Bauhaus even though the direction of the school changed considerably. The first aim of the school was to bring art forms together in order for the art to find themselves, to promote the individual […]

Old Man In The Sea

Old Man In The Sea The Old Man and the Sea is a novella that was written in 1952 by Ernest Hemingway. It is a story that initially makes you think that the author was drunk while he was writing it. How can a book about a man fishing for Marlin become a Nobel Prize […]

Great Gatsby-1920s

Great Gatsby-1920s Characters? personalities, interests and identities will develop throughout a novel. In a successful novel, a character must continue to grow throughout and learn through their experiences and others?. The characters search of their own identities and the struggle that ensues is the most central theme throughout The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. […]

The Annunciation

The Annunciation The Annunciation: A Painting by Francisco de Zurbaran Works of art can best be appreciated when the elements of design, the principles of design, and the iconography of the work are observed and understood. The Annunciation, a painting by the Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbaran, is a work of art that incorporates both […]

Old Man And The Sea

Old Man And The Sea In Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago, during his lonely journey out to sea, learned that life offered him an undeniable joy plus frustration. Honor, heroism, and struggle were obstacles Santiago encountered which provided him courage and faith. For instance, Santiago?s life was filled with honor. The […]

Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby: Nick versus Gatsby Mainframe computers analyze information and present it so that the observer is able to make accurate observations. In The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the narrator, Nick Carraway, tells a story in which Jay Gatsby tries to attain happiness through wealth. Even though the novel […]

Taking Pains On Art

Taking Pains On Art When someone speaks to me of art, dozens, even hundreds of images come to my mind, yet there is something more to art than just the painting or the sculpture or the mosaic. I look at art as something much more enchanting and more personal than that. It is something very […]