My Trip To The Museum

My Trip To The Museum My visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science was an opportunity to discover and experience the wonders of science and nature. The spectacular exhibits from all over the world offers a remarkable insight, from the era of dinosaurs to the era of space exploration. When entering the museum, one […]

Life Lessons

Life Lessons Life Lessons The age of when a child begins to grow into a mature adult is never accurate, for it is different for every child. Every child goes through different events at different ages that causes them to grow due to the life they lead. Jean Louise Finch was only a mere age […]

Photography

Photography Photography It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. A picture is a moment in time captured forever. In life there is only one thing that will last, memories. A picture allows you to always have a means of remembering the good times and the bad times. Looking at an old […]

Monkeys

Monkeys Mountain Gorillas Half man and half beast – this is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. […]

Grapes of Wrath and Anthem

Grapes of Wrath and Anthem A person?s life may be influenced by the time in which he lives in. Two primary examples of this theme are the literary works by John Steinbeck and Ayn Rand, The Grapes of Wrath and Anthem, respectively. During the periods of time where both novels took place in there were […]

Beowulf Grendel

Beowulf/Grendel Every person in the world has his or her own identity. Height, weight, skin color, hair texture, emotions, and intellectual capacity all entail personal uniqueness. Humans have the pleasure of individualization, but what about monsters Can monster possess distinctiveness In the epic poem Beowulf, three monsters have the pleasure to show different personalities. They […]

Revelations as a Spiritual Lie De Memoire

Revelations as a Spiritual Lie De Memoire In the center of the Yerba Buena Gardens in the SOMA district of San Francisco is a noticeable memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. aptly entitled Revelations.1 After careful introspection, it instilled in me the very epitomization of what a lieu de memoire is. Not only that, […]

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal “A Modest Proposal” Jonathan Swifts satirical essay “A Modest Proposal” on the surface follows the classical elements of persuasive writing that we use today. His essay is often modeled in editorials and columns today. However, with careful attention to his audience and a few clever tricks, Swift uses these classical elements to […]

Swan Lake

Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake is a ballet that consist of four acts. It is based from a German fairy tale. It contains music from Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The first performance of Swan Lake was in Moscow at the Bolshoi Theater. It was held on May 4, 1877. The choreographer was Julius Reisinger. It […]

Blondes (Division & Classification)

Blondes (Division & Classification) BLONDES There was a blonde who was tired of all the blonde jokes and decided to dye her hair brown. Afterwards she went for a drive in the country and came upon a shepherd herding his sheep across the road. She asked the shepherd, “If I guess how many sheep there […]

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 […]

The Little Prince

The Little Prince The Little Price The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery There is a combination of subjects in the book including fantasy, sarcasm, philosophy, poetry, science, imagination, and childish fun. The little boy teaches the reader many values that older people seem to forget more often in everyday life. This adventure begins when […]

Astronomy

Astronomy #1) (A) Issac Newton?s Law of Universal Gravitation is: Two bodies attracted to each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. This means that the further apart these two attracting bodies are from each other, the […]

War Is War

War Is War War is War Although Ernest Hemingway?s ?Solider?s Home? (1925), Wilfred Owen?s ?Dulce et Decorun Est? (1920), Randall Jarrell?s ?The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner? (1945), and Alfred, Lord Tennyson?s ?The Charge of the Light Brigade? (1855) were written approximately one hundred years apart, represent different literary genres, and portray various circumstances, […]

Passage To India

Passage To India Question: In chapter eleven, Forster illustrates the insufficiencies and limitations of three of the major characters: Mr. Fielding, Dr. Aziz and Adela Quested. This will prove to be significant for determining the course of action each character will take as the novel progresses. In a clear, concise essay, respond to this statement […]

By Writing The Coquette

By Writing The Coquette How Hannah Foster uses the Coquette to Identify Injustices Towards Women in Society in Support of a Woman?s Social Revolution In writing, The Coquette, Hannah Foster encouraged women to join together in a revolution against society. Foster believed that, with the gender-biased value-system inherent in early American culture, no woman could […]

Individualism And Animal Rights

Individualism And Animal Rights Animal ethics is concerned with the moral issues concerning animals, whereas environmental ethics concerns itself with the moral issues of the environment. The existence of animal ethics depends on the existence of environmental ethics. Philosophers such as Singer, Regan and Goodpaster have an individualistic approach on the subject of animal rights […]

Cat In The Rain

Cat In The Rain Ernest Hemingway?s ?Cat in the Rain? Hemingway?s ?Cat in the Rain? is a short story depicting a couples stay in Italy. The woman in the story sees a cat stranded outside in the rain and wants to bring him to her hotel room. When she goes to retrieve the cat, it […]

White Oleander

White Oleander The title of the book is White Oleander. Janet Fitch wrote this novel. White Oleander was originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company. The novel was published in New York. The novel was published in April of 1999. Astrid Magnussen is the main character in White Oleander. She goes through many […]

Character Analysis

Character Analysis Characters and locations are the main aspect of novels. Characters have unique personas. Characters and locations from different novels often function in similar ways within their respected narratives. This is the case with Steinbeck?s Sweet Thursday and Fitzgerald?s Great Gatsby. Although the similarities may not be apparent at first, after closely examining the […]

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman Corruption In the play, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, Linda Loman?s character is portrayed two different ways. Some people think of Linda as a ?controlling mother figure? who is actually the one to blame for her husband and sons failure in life. Others believe she was an understanding, loving, […]

Classic Slave Narratives

Classic Slave Narratives In The Classic Slave Narratives, Harriet Jacobs contribution ?Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl?, add a spin to the slavery story that is oftentimes not thought of as much in the antebellum period. While it is true that slave men received harsh treatments and punishments, slave women were not immune […]

Lewis Henry Morgan

Lewis Henry Morgan Lewis Henry Morgan 1818 – 1881 In a farmhouse a few miles south of Aurora, New York, Lewis Henry Morgan was born on November 21, 1818. He attended Cayuga Academy in Aurora and then attended Union College and graduated in 1840. He then returned to Aurora where he read law and studied […]

Aztec Indains

Aztec Indains The Aztec Indians, who are known for their domination of southern and central Mexico, ruled between the 14th and 16th centuries. They built a great empire and developed very modernized ways of doing things. They had phenomenal architectural skills and waterway systems. The Aztec Indians also had very developed social class and government […]

Racial Profiling

Racial Profiling I. Introduction What?s a person, group or society to do when the holder of law itself states that a police officer?s true motive for stopping someone was irrelevant. If that person is suspected of some kind of violation, the police officer may pull that person over even if the police officer was motivated […]

Ann Petry?s Like a Winding Sheet, Sandra Cisneros? Woman Ho

Ann Petry?s Like a Winding Sheet, Sandra Cisneros? Woman Hollering Creek and Leslie Silko?s Ceremony Sorrows of the otherness in Ann Petry?s Like a Winding Sheet, Sandra Cisneros? Woman Hollering Creek and Leslie Silko?s Ceremony The United States of America is a nation of democracy. Yet, it has not always been a place of freedom […]

The Sketchbook

The Sketchbook The Sketchbook Washington Irving wrote 32 short stories to for The Sketchbook. The Sketchbook is mainly concerned in trying to make America similar to England. Irving writes The Sketchbook in such a unique way that the themes in it have a broad range. Irving?s unique writing style throughout The Sketchbook shows is symbolism, […]

The Religious Systems Of The Huron And Cheyenne

The Religious Systems Of The Huron And Cheyenne The Religious Systems of the Huron and Cheyenne The price of religion to a human in one of the most important factors in one?s life, as well is their own being. People practice religion for several reasons, throughout the world it is practiced as it being part […]

19th Century Anthropologists

19th Century Anthropologists One of the most difficult concepts to understand in anthropological studies is the view of culture held by the 19th century evolutionary anthropologists. The model was broken up into two categories: Civilized and primitive. The 19th century popular view of the civilized was that of a moral force. The primitive cultures were […]

Diary Of A Mad Bride Summary

Diary Of A Mad Bride: Summary Diary of a Mad Bride was a wonderful book about the difficulties a woman can (and probably will) go through when facing the joys of matrimony. It was full of laugh-out-loud humor as well as an interesting and original perspective on what one goes through before marriage The book […]

College Essay

Ever since I could remember, I have always wanted to become a scientist. That craving to understand the mysteries of the universe has been one of the most passionate desires of mine since I was a¬†toddler. I can still recall laying in my bed, staring at the ceiling, and wondering why some people had¬†crooked teeth […]

The Husband wife Realationship

The Husband/wife Realationship In ? the husband-wife relationship: variation in love, intimacy, and sexual jealousy. The article describes cross-cultural differences in how married couple?s act towards one another. In American culture, love is seen as the most important aspect of marriage, while in many other places, love is seen as an aspect of marriage that […]

Motivation To Seek College Education

essay:Motivation To Seek College Education?, What motivates me to seek a college education In addition, why Berea College is a good choice for me. The last couple of years have been a long bumpy ride for me, as they have for everyone my age. No matter what, everyone has experienced many of the same ?teenage? […]

Ice Man

Ice Man The topic of my article, taken from the New York Times is about archaeologists finding evidence that human life has been around longer than speculated. These new discoveries have come from an old riverbed near the Ural Mountains. Through their findings of stone tools, animal bones, and mammoth tusks that show signs of […]

Strengths And Weaknesses

Strengths And Weaknesses! “I have no weaknesses, my body is as strong as an ox and my mind is that of Einsteins. I am the ultimate human. I am God in the flesh. I am perfect.” A mentally ill prisoner told me this while I was transporting him to a correctional facility in San Luis […]

Dreams Of What Might Have Been

Dreams Of What Might Have Been Dreams of What Might have Been Elisa Allen is introduced to us as a common housewife, who spends her days in her flower beds or in the kitchen, cooking. Her passion is growing chrysanthemums; she grows the biggest, most beautiful blossoms in the Salinas Valley. She lives a quiet, […]

Reasons For College

essay:Reasons For College A college education and degree can open up many doors in a person?s life and career choices. In a person?s life there are many important factors, a college degree is one of them. There are many reasons why a person should attend college. College is a big learning experience for a person. […]

The Female Eunuch

The Female Eunuch Story of an Hour: Seen but Not Heard?Women in the Victorian Age Written by: Svenmancke In an age where bustles, petticoats, and veils stifled women physically, it is not surprising that society imposed standards that stifled them mentally. Women were molded into an ideal form from birth, with direction as to how […]

Vietnam Narrative

Vietnam Narrative Rifleman Ed Blanco is, at the time, a young man not yet old enough to buy a beer at a bar. He is however old enough to fight for the freedom of a country. He is old enough to kill or be killed. He is a soldier in the Vietnam War, part of […]

Architecture

Architecture Architecture One career that I have been interested in for a long time is architecture. Architects are involved in the negotiation, design, and the supervision of construction of a clients request. This may be from something as simple as a house add-on, to something as grande as a shopping mall. Architecture has interested me […]

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin on the frontier in rural Kentucky in 1809, to parents of low social standing and little education. Life for the family was lonely and hard. There was little time for play for Abraham. Most of the day was spent hunting, farming, fishing, and doing chores. […]

The Lottery

The Lottery The Lottery: Foreshadowing Every June twenty-seventh the villagers in the small town gather in the square for the annual ?lottery?. The children usually arrive first. They play and gather stones in preparation for the drawing. The husbands and fathers are the next to gather. They tell jokes, but ?they smiled rather than laughed.? […]

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Jacksons harsh treatment of Indians needed backing from the Constitution, or else he would seem like a tyrant. Jackson thought progress was inevitable and the Indian land was needed to bring civilization to those areas. Twelve million whites were more important than a few thousand savages. The main Indians being persecuted were the […]

Its On!

Its On! 1. Bouffrand: Salon de la Princess, hotel de Soubise, Paris, France, begun 1730?s Salon de la Princess, is a many sided cylindrical interior room and is part of the Rococo style that incorporates minimal architectural features and light airy decor, that develops into a profession of interior design. Rococo is the revolt against […]

Atomic Bomb

Atomic Bomb On August 6, 1945 the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.(Source 1) The Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Tibbetts, was chosen to make the mission. The mission was recorded as successful by Capt. William S. Parson at 9:20 A.M.(Source 1) This was an extremely controversial military strategy in the […]

Contours in Landscape Design

Contours in Landscape Design Proposal for funds to write an Informational Packet on the use of Contours in Landscape Design for aesthetic purposes. Statement of Problem Landscape design has been to focused on straight lines and going from one job to another for some time now. The problem is that the plain traditional landscaping is […]

Constitution constitute

? Constitution 1 The 3 branches of government are the executive, judicial and legislative branch. The executive branch enforces the laws, the legislative branch makes the laws, and the judicial branch interprets them. The 3 branches of government also have checks and balances so everything remains fair. The executive branch can veto a bill and […]

Bartleby The Shrivener

Bartleby The Shrivener In Bartleby the Scrivener the writer talks a lot about the ?main character? Bartleby, and how he ?prefers? not to do certain things expected of him from society. Brandon and I talked about the symbolism that Bartleby and the lawyer he works for attach to themselves throughout the story. Bartleby starts his […]

Eight Amendment

Eight Amendment The Constitution is considered the law of the land in the United States of America. It is made up of rules and regulations for the people of the United States to live by. The purpose of the Constitution is to guarantee life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all. The first draft […]

Finny?s Ill Fate

Finny?s Ill Fate Death is never a joyous topic to talk about because it is full of grief and sorrow. In the book The Separate Peace the death of Phineas is devastating to both the readers and the main character Gene. In the novel the doctor states the cause of death as heart failure due […]