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Alice walker
Alice walker
alice walker Famous writers are everywhere, but what are the writers famous for. People may know Alice Walker as a famous writer, but what was she famous for? When I asked people questions about Alice Walker, some can only give some vital statistics and some will just shrug their shoulder and say, “I don’t know.” In my research paper I will be giving some brief facts about Alice Walker and I will also be answering some questions. Questions like “What did Alice Walker do to make her a famous writ
Quantum mechanics
Quantum mechanics
quantum mechanics Quantum Mechanics is the science of subatomic particles and their behavior patterns that are observed in nature. As the foundation of scientific knowledge approached the start of the twentieth century, problems began to arise over the fact that classic physical ideas were not capable of explaining the observed behavior of subatomic particles. In 1913, the Danish physicist Neils Bohr, proposed a successful quantum model of the atom that began the process of a more defined unders
anselm;s proslogion
anselm;s proslogion
anselm;s proslogion Back to Medieval Source Book ANSELM ON GOD'S EXISTENCE God's existence was to some extent obvious for medieval theologians. They simply knew he existed. Nevertheless, they attempted to prove his existence anyway, and the basic strategies employed by them are the ones used every since. Here two approaches are presented. The first, by Anselm, is perhaps the most puzzling. While it has not been all that popular with the average believer, it has fascinated philosophers, and even
Biological Rights
Biological Rights
Biological Rights Biological Rights What is a parent? A parent is someone who will love and nurture a child, and help mold it into the best that child can be. At least that is what society would like to believe. If someone adopts a child, does that make him or her any less of a parent? Is it not possible that they will love that child more then its biological parent could? Unfortunately, once adoption is final some biological parents try to fight for their child back. This can only bring confusi
On the Jews and Their Lies
On the Jews and Their Lies
On the Jews and Their Lies Part 1 by Martin Luther Translated by Martin H. Bertram I had made up my mind to write no more either about the Jews or against them. But since I learned that those miserable and accursed people do not cease to lure to themselves even us, that is, the Christians, I have published this little book, so that I might be found among those who opposed such poisonous activities of the Jews and who warned the Christians to be on their guard against them. I would not have belie
African Americans
African Americans
African Americans African Americans Black Americans Black Americans are those persons in the United States who trace their ancestry to members of the Negroid race in Africa. They have at various times in United States history been referred to as African, coloured, Negro, Afro-American, and African-American, as well as black. The black population of the United States has grown from three-quarters of a million in 1790 to nearly 30 million in 1990. As a percentage of the total population, blacks de
None Provided1
None Provided1
None Provided1 When we discuss our brain, we usually focus on the brains ability to think. That task alone is extremely complex and involved, but the brain also has many other tasks. Most of the time the brain is on autopilot, meaning that most of the activities preformed are just automatic. Our five senses; sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, are automatically preformed in our brains. We don\'t have to think about how something sounds, we just hear it and we then interpret that sound. The la
Peace Essay
Peace Essay
Peace Essay China and Iran: Transition to Democracy Throughout the course of history, there have been Communist, Socialist, Democratic governments and dictatorships, but the most equitable form of government has been Democracy. All these different forms of government have been successful at some time, but in today\'s world in order for the process of democratization to succeed, many factors have to be favorable for success to be achieved. In this essay, the democratization of China and Iran will
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway comparison to Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus warren smith. These citizens grow up under the same social institutions and although classes are drawn up on wealth; it can be conceived that two people may have very similar opinions of the society that created them. The English society which Virginia Woolf presents individuals that are uncannily similar. These two individuals carry the names of Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus Warren Smith. Clarissa and Septimus, share t
Tess George 10A
Tess George 10A
Tess George 10A To Kill A Mockingbird: analytical essay "We trust him to do right..." What role does Atticus play in the lives of his children and in the town of Maycomb? Atticus plays the role of the moral backbone of Maycomb. He is respected by the people of Maycomb as a wise and intelligent lawyer and parent. He plays an important role in the fight for justice in his hometown of Maycomb and in the lives of his beloved children Scout and Jem as he raises them with intelligent advice and teache
Pschological contract
Pschological contract
pschological contract EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report is about the crisis of Ratner/signets group plc. The report analysis how the company got started hoe it managed to be successful and why it started to encounter problems The report starts by giving a brief about the case. It further gives the financial position of Ratner/signets group plc The report shows how Ratner/signets group plc satisfy its customers and what the company should do to improve its performance. It then analysis the internal c
Rousseau Social Contract
Rousseau Social Contract
Rousseau Social Contract The social pact comes down to this; "Each one of us puts into the community his person and all his powers under the supreme direction of the general will; and as a body, we incorporate every member as an indivisible part of the whole (Rousseau: 61)". The general will can itself direct the forces of the state with the intention of the whole\'s primary goal - which is the common good. The general will does not allow private opinions to prevail. The union of the people, in
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West as Critical Theory Introduction In his discussion of Wittgenstein, James C. Edwards writes that there is no such thing as a formula that applies itself, one whose intrinsic meaning is independent of a conventional, public practice (AL 163). The similar point can be made, and probably with less risk of controversy, that the significance of a theory will never be independent of the way people interpret that theory and respond to it. This paper eval
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality Birth order and the effect it has on your personality Some parents often wonder, what, if any, effect birth order will have on their children’s personalities. Genetic factors and other influences play a significant role, but the birth order within the family plays a larger role in determining the personality of children. Countless academic studies say your place in the family is such a strong factor in developing your personality that it can have a
Women in western religion
Women in western religion
Women in western religion Women in Religion My intent of this paper is to give the reader knowledge and understanding of women in three different religious traditions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islamic. I will compare and contrast on these three different religions and the role of women in each. Christianity The Bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of woman\'s emancipation. Women, considered a lower class than the men, wanted this subjugation changed. Part of
What is Drama
What is Drama
What is Drama The question asked is \'what is drama?\' Can we truly define it? Is there a \'textbook\' definition of something that can be so personal? What is drama in relation to theatre? Why is drama so important? What are its uses, its aims? Some have said that drama develops self-esteem and encourages creativity and imagination. This is true, and will be demonstrated through examples from personal experiences. Usually the first thing that occurs in a drama class is that someone will ask for
Women in western religion
Women in western religion
Women in western religion Women in Religion My intent of this paper is to give the reader knowledge and understanding of women in three different religious traditions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islamic. I will compare and contrast on these three different religions and the role of women in each. Christianity The Bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of woman's emancipation. Women, considered a lower class than the men, wanted this subjugation changed. Part of t
Machiavelli5
Machiavelli5
Machiavelli5 And as I speak here of mixed bodies, such as republics or religious sects, I say that those changes are beneficial that bring them back to their original principles. And those are the best-constituted bodies, and have the longest existence, which possess the intrinsic means of frequently renewing themselves, or such as obtain this renovation in consequence of some extrinsic accidents. And it is a truth clearer than light that, without such renovation, these bodies cannot continue to
Imagry
Imagry
Imagry Imagery is an important-perhaps the most important-device used to communicate meaning in poetry. Where other forms of literature can sometimes be over a thousand pages long, poetry is usually much shorter. The poet must get his or her point across in only a few pages, and one of the best ways to condense a long story (or message) is to use imagery. The possible uses for symbolism and imagery in poetry are endless, and a talented poet can use a single image to make many different statement
Buddhism
Buddhism
Buddhism Buddhism is one of the biggest religions founded in India in the 6th and 5th cent. BC by Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. One of the great Asian religions teaches the practice of the observance of moral precepts. The basic doctrines include the four noble truths taught by the Buddha. Since it was first introduced into China from India, Buddhism has had a history that has been characterized by periods of sometimes awkward and irregular development. This has mainly been the result o
Birth of a Monster
Birth of a Monster
Birth of a Monster “The Birth of a Monster" Frankenstein is a compelling account of what happens when a man tries to create a child without a woman. It can, however, also be read as an account of how the relationship between the creator and the child can be destroyed by the lack of love and acceptance. Frankenstein represents the classic case of an abused and neglected child growing up to be an abuser. The heart of the novel is the creature\'s discussion of his own development. For approximately
Child abuse
Child abuse
Child abuse Imagine for one moment that you are not yourself any longer. Visualize instead that you are a young girl; old enough to know right from wrong, yet still young enough to be terrified by the dark shadows in your room. It is a cool autumn night, and your parent’s have decided to attend a party which you were not invited to – adults only. “It will be fine,” they say, but deep in your mind you already know what is to come. Your uncle has come over to watch you for the evening, and your pa
Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862) Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862) Type of Work: Natural history essay Setting Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts; 1845 to 1847 Journal Overveiw (The summer of 1845 found Henry David Thoreau living in a rude shack on the banks of Walden Pond. The actual property was owned by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the great American philosopher. Emerson had earlier published the treatise entitled "Nature," and the young Thoreau was profoundly affected by its ca
The Decembrists
The Decembrists
The Decembrists Russia has had a huge history as a country most of that history has been spread with a vast range of revolutionary activity, aimed at over throwing the autocratic governments of Russia. For the most part, the early revolts were provoked by the common folk who lacked functional knowledge of politics and economic to implement reforms had the revolutionaries had succeeded. In the early nineteenth century, however, the tides changed directions as revolutionary ideas began to build in
Beyond The Chocolate War
Beyond The Chocolate War
Beyond The Chocolate War Beyond The Chocolate War, a novel written by Robert Cormier is the compelling sequel to The Chocolate War. Robert Cormier is a successful writer who pictures the typical lives of everyday people with extraordinary talent. He is also the author of After The First Death the set novel for year 10 this year. As the names suggest, these books revolve around the same classification: conflict however these are not your common books about pure physical war and battle but it adre
Chechnya
Chechnya
Chechnya The National Anthem Of Chechnya Death or Freedom came onto this earth when the wolf cubs began to whine under the she-wolf�s feet. Our names were picked for us at day-break while the lion roared. Our gentle mothers nurtured us in our eagle nests. And our fathers taught us to tame the oxen of the forests. Our mothers dedicated us to our Nation and our Homeland. And we shall rise up to the last one if our nation needs us. We grew up free as the eagles, princes of the mountains. There is
Todd Gray
Todd Gray
Todd Gray Todd Gray: Iconographic Photography: The subjective nature presented in Todd Gray’s photographs appears to reflect the upbringings of the artist himself. In his photograph entitled Anti-Euro, Gray studied the idea of being a “floating entity.” He attempts to reveal the notion that all people are mixed in some way and that no one is really pure black or pure white. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Todd Gra
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fell
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fell
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fellow writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. If something in life hurts you, he said, you should use it in your writing. In A Farewell to Arms Hemingway followed his own advice. The painful experiences of his own life that, consciously and unconsciously, he placed in this novel help make it a major artistic achievement. The first of these experiences was a physical "hurt" that occurred on July 8, 1918. On this date, two weeks shy of his nineteenth birthday, He
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality
Birth Order And The Effect On Your Personality Birth order and the effect it has on your personality Some parents often wonder, what, if any, effect birth order will have on their children�s personalities. Genetic factors and other influences play a significant role, but the birth order within the family plays a larger role in determining the personality of children. Countless academic studies say your place in the family is such a strong factor in developing your personality that it can have
African Americans
African Americans
African Americans Black Americans Black Americans are those persons in the United States who trace their ancestry to members of the Negroid race in Africa. They have at various times in United States history been referred to as African, coloured, Negro, Afro-American, and African-American, as well as black. The black population of the United States has grown from three-quarters of a million in 1790 to nearly 30 million in 1990. As a percentage of the total population, blacks declined from 19.3 i
Why Believe in Religion?
Why Believe in Religion?
Why Believe in Religion? Firmly rooted to a Christian faith, I often ponder the meaning of a “proper” Catholic. I ask myself how one should act, what to say, think and most importantly FEEL. What does being a Christian mean for me? How closely does it tie in to my personal beliefs and ethical morals? Do I apply this religious knowledge on my everyday life, or is it actually another domain in my vast mass of principles altogether? These are redundant questions I ask myself everyday - not in the s
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION The nature versus nurture debates concern the relative importance of an individual's innate qualities ("nature") versus personal experiences ("nurture") in determining or causing individual differences in physical and behavioral traits. The view that humans acquire all or almost all their behavioral traits from "nurture" is known as Tabula Rasa ("blank slate"). This question was once considered to be an appropriate division of developmental influences, but since both types of factor
Managing a Creative Culture
Managing a Creative Culture
Managing a Creative Culture Managing a Creative Culture: Do "Creatives" Fit into the Traditional Management System? The ability to reach the creative individual cannot be achieved through the traditional management organization. Creative people don\'t fit in very well in a hierarchical organization with traditional management techniques. To manage creatives, a new model must be developed. Organizations must take heed to the needs of creatives or be subject to losing these valuable resources. Sum
Adolf Hitler2
Adolf Hitler2
Adolf Hitler2 For the past week I have been researching three men, Joseph Stalin, Mao, and Adolf Hitler for an answer to a question; who is the most evil? Which, means that I had to think about what exactly was evil for me. Now the dictionary they have a simple definition for it, which is: morally reprehensible, sinful, wicked. But there could be so many different meanings, because there are many different people in the world. So, these three men were judged on my definition of evil. Evil to me
Secrets of bush
Secrets of bush
Secrets of bush A thorough scientific analysis of the swirl of events, people, nations, motivations, propaganda, personalities and histories involved in this current moment in history, leads to only one conclusion - That clandestine forces aligned with George Bush Sr. are planning to attack the US population, blame it on Islamic terrorists and use the attacks as a pretext for a total clamp-down on dissent, basic civil liberties, normal democratic processes and In the confusion that will follow t
Nationalism In The Global Village
Nationalism In The Global Village
Nationalism In The Global Village INTRODUCTION With the dawning of the information age there has been a shrinking of relative distances between people and places all over the world. With an increase in international communication comes an increase in cultural sharing. Cultures all over the planet reflect influences of neighboring cultures and other international trading partners. As these and many other factors work towards creating a global village many people are baffled by the increase in nat
Love For Life
Love For Life
Love For Life Raised with strict family values, I cringe to phrases like, "I can’t wait to get my children out of the house," or "As soon as my children reach 18, they are on their own." I become shocked to discover that age defines the release date in which children are no longer supported by parents. Children are the offspring to which parents give birth to in life. Regardless of the age, an individual will always be a child to one’s mother or father and should receive support until, and beyon
Love and sex in the color purple
Love and sex in the color purple
love and sex in the color purple Love and Sex in The Color Purple In the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, the ignorance, the disregard of, and the necessity of love are all introduced as the main character Celie tells her life story and memories. "Love" is a word, a signifier, tied to many meanings, all different in context, cultures, and ideologies. Loving yourself involves the physical, mental and emotional aspects of an individual. Celies wounds center around sex and her sexuality,
Love For Life
Love For Life
Love For Life Raised with strict family values, I cringe to phrases like, I can’t wait to get my children out of the house, or As soon as my children reach 18, they are on their own. I become shocked to discover that age defines the release date in which children are no longer supported by parents. Children are the offspring to which parents give birth to in life. Regardless of the age, an individual will always be a child to one’s mother or father and should receive support until, and beyond, t
Hisotry of Labor
Hisotry of Labor
Hisotry of Labor This brief history of more than 100 years of the modern trade union movement in the United States can only touch the high spots of activity and identify the principal trends of a "century of achievement." In such a condensation of history, episodes of importance and of great human drama must necessarily be discussed far too briefly, or in some cases relegated to a mere mention. What is clearly evident, however, is that the working people of America have had to unite in struggle
E-commerce
E-commerce
E-commerce As use of the Internet has grown by leaps and bounds, it is clear that electronic commerce will proliferate rapidly in the years ahead. The number of Internet domains in the United States is more than 1.3 million. Most major companies now have Web sites, if only to market themselves, and many others are exploiting intranets to improve internal operations. As many as 163 million personal computers worldwide will have access to the Internet by the year 2000. As television and telephony
To Plant or not to Plant
To Plant or not to Plant
To Plant or not to Plant “One of the glories of American farm policy is that, whenever you think it cannot get any loonier, it promptly finds a way of doing so (United 31).” This is an accurate statement when referring to farming guidelines over the past few decades. Through the years, U.S. farmers have faced a tremendous amount of hardships whether dealing with fluctuating prices or declining incomes. What’s worse is that many of these hardships can be traced to the ever growing, not to mention
Schizophrenia1
Schizophrenia1
Schizophrenia1 Schizophrenia is one of the most common serious psychiatric illnesses. It affects one percent of the general population. This is a socially and financially devastating disease that robs people of their most productive years of life. Schizophrenia still continues to be one of the most complex, puzzling and disabling of the major mental illnesses. Most symptoms develop in men around the age of sixteen and twenty-five years old, and around twenty-five to thirty years old in women. Sc
Neoplatonism
Neoplatonism
Neoplatonism The Neoplatonic Doctrine As defined by Funk and Wagnals, Neoplatonism is a type of idealistic monism in which the ultimate reality of the universe is held to be an infinite, unknowable, perfect One. From this one emanates nous (pure intelligence), whence in turn is derived the world soul, the creative activity of which engenders the lesser souls of human beings. The world soul is conceived as an image of the nous, even as the nous is an image of the One; both the nous and the world
Drama And Theatre
Drama And Theatre
Drama And Theatre The question asked is 'what is drama?' Can we truly define it? Is there a 'textbook' definition of something that can be so personal? What is drama in relation to theatre? Why is drama so important? What are its uses, its aims? Some have said that drama develops self-esteem and encourages creativity and imagination. This is true, and will be demonstrated through examples from personal experiences. Usually the first thing that occurs in a drama class is that someone will ask for
The Tempest - Barbarism Versus
The Tempest - Barbarism Versus
The Tempest - Barbarism Versus In Shakespeare\'s play, The Tempest, an underlying theme of barbarism versus civilization appears. Shakespeare creates characters that exemplify symbols of nature or nurture. The symbolism of the characters is derived from their actions. These actions show Shakespeare\'s view of the uncivilized and the civilized, as well as help the reader develop his own opinion of each side. In this whimsical play, Prospero, the former Duke of Milan, after being supplanted of his
Simon Dewey Analysis
Simon Dewey Analysis
Simon Dewey Analysis BESIDE STILL WATERS ART BY SIMON DEWEY ANALYSIS BY MICHAEL "HE MAKETH ME TO LIE DOWN IN GREEN PASTURES: HE LEADETH ME BESIDE THE STILL WATERS. HE RESTORETH MY SOUL: HE LEADETH ME IN THE PATHS OF RIGHTEUOSNESS FOR HIS NAME\'S SAKE." PSALM 23:2-3 Artist Simon Dewey is a British artist who specializes in painting pictures of Jesus. He was raised in a humble, suburban London home. Here, the experiences and upbringing that molded the young artist provided the talent, faith, and i
Nature Versus Nurture For Rors
Nature Versus Nurture For Rors
Nature Versus Nurture For Rors Through the character Rorshach, The Watchmen explores the issues of nature verses nurture for him. Moore adds that a super hero, can be a psychological argument. A super hero is neither born nor shaped by environment, it is the creation of an alter ego to suppress childhood conflicting inner issues. Rorshach dealt with issues as a young child that rationalized in his mind to hide behind a costume and a mask in order to live. The first character the book introduces
Trials And Tribulations Of Charles Dickens ( His L
Trials And Tribulations Of Charles Dickens ( His L
Trials And Tribulations Of Charles Dickens ( His Life Works) It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way--in short, the period
Saint Augustine
Saint Augustine
Word Count: 865 Saint Augustine was born on 354 CE in Tagaste, Africa. His given name was Aurelius Augustinus. His father was Patricius, a pagan who was baptized Christian before he died, and his mother was Monica, a baptized Christian with an influential role in the life of her son. Augustine is regarded as one of the most intelligent Christian theologians and bishops of all time. His works and actions have left a major imprint on the Church and its doctrine. As a boy, Augustine was not baptize