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Frederick Douglas
Frederick Douglas Casey Connealy History The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave was written by Frederick Douglass himself. He was born into slavery in Tuckahoe, Maryland in approximately 1817. He has, no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it (47). He became known as an eloquent speaker for the cause of the abolitionists. Having himself been kept as a slave until he escaped from Maryland in 1838, he was able to deliver ve...

Pre-Civil War New Orleans
Pre-Civil War New Orleans History New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the north. Because it was built on a great turn of the river, it is known as the Crescent City. New Orleans, with a population of 496,938 (1990 census), is the largest city in Louisiana and one of the principal cities of the South. It was established on the high ground nearest the mouth of the M...

BLOOD AND BELONGING
BLOOD AND BELONGING Politics of Western Europe November 17, 1994 This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include a personal critique of the book by the author of this paper. The author of the book travels on what he terms the six journeys. On these journeys he encounters different cultures, as he travels to six di...

False Memory Syndrome
False Memory Syndrome Bernardo Uribe 11-21-98 Psychology Memory, defined by the dictionary: is the mental reaction of containing and recalling past experiences. A repressed memory is: one that is retained in the sub conscious mind, where one is not aware of it but where it can still affect both conscious thoughts and behavior. When memory is distorted, it can be what is called the False Memory Syndrome: a condition in which a person's identity and interpersonal relationships are entered around ...

The Jataka
The Jataka The three jtakas in our literature book are: The Cheating Merchant, The Hare's Self-Sacrifice and The Monkey's Heroic Self-Sacrifice. The jtakas are stories about the lives of the Bodhisatta, who in each life moves closer to being an enlightened being or a Buddha. In The Cheating Merchant, the Bodhisatta is a merchant named Wise whose partner is named Wisest. Wisest says he must have a double share of the profits because he is Wisest, (wiser than Wise). Of course, Wise disag...

The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man Ralph Ellison Ralph Ellison manages to develop a strong philosophy through characterization in the Invisible Man. Ellison portrays the lonely narrator's quest in struggling to search for his identity and an understanding of his times. The well development of the character lays out the foundation on the philosophy of finding and understanding himself. Through a labyrinth of corruption and deceit the narrator undergoes events that manage to enrich his experience and further contr...

Ayn Rand and Objectivism An Introduction
Ayn Rand and Objectivism: An Introduction opinions and beliefs, but he finally accepts that they will not leave his mind and his destiny is sealed. In his recognition of his core belief (individual freedom), he knows that he cannot resist this immutable freedom. Briefly, this sentence is the summary of man's existence. Man knows he is selfish and those who allow self-interest permeate their being are often called greedy or evil. However, without selfishness, man is reduced from an advanced mind ...

Psychiatrist and Psychologist
Psychiatrist and Psychologist Freud, Sigmund 1865- 1939 Sigmund Freud is the founder of modern psychoanalysis. His earlier research led him to figure out that the mind was divided into two parts- the concious mind and the uncontious mind. He also believed that in order to unlock the uncontious mind you would do so through hypnosis. He also believed that the uncontious mind speaks through dreams. He found that there are three elements to the human mind, the id, which is the pleasure seeking part,...

Damien
Damien An ambassador to England who, when his wife's true child dies soon after birth, agrees with a preist (unbeknownst to his wife) to take instead an infant that was found abandoned. Big mistake, Peck. This child, christened Damien by his false parents, was really born of a Jackal, and, as throughout the course of the film many begin to suspect, is no ordinary boy. In the second film, my favorite by far, Damien is 13 years old, and finally becomes aware of his identity. In the third movie, ...

The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter English Significance of Title The title of a novel usually gives a significant image or fraise hinting towards what the book is going to be about. In this book it is all that and more. The scarlet A itself is just a patch that is placed on her chest, but the symbolism involving a woman, her illegitimate child, and her lover is what makes the book. The number of situations in which the characteristics of Hester Prynne are contrasted with those of the Puritan women in Boston a...

ROMAN THEATER
ROMAN THEATER The appearance and size of a theater are not so important as the imagination of the audience, the talent of the actors and the subject of the play. (World Book) Adventure and romance, invention, and brilliance, combined with scenic effect and wisdom, were the gifts of the Roman Theater (Encarta). The Roman Theater was quite possibly the predecessor to the aspects of what we recognize as the world of plays, movies and performers of our current times. What we consider to be enterta...

Censorship of the Internet
Censorship of the Internet Censorship of the Internet Threatens to Destroy it, While Wide Spread Encryption Could Prevent the Need for Government Intervention. by Pedja Stojanovic EN109 Prof. Thurston ABSTRACT Computerization has influenced everyone's life during the last decade. This global net allows a person to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions of a second, and enables common people to access information world-wide. The Internet as network is key to the future of our society. How...

Poignantly Punk
Poignantly Punk Marissa McConnell 9/11/98 ENG 105 The teen years are when you question your identity and as a reflex action you rebel against authority. You can rebel as a rapper, a heavy metal headbanger, a punk, a surfer - the usual menu of approved teen rebellions most often explored. It is within these years that the world seems turned against you and you need to find some way to react and cope with all the confusion; to try to find a way to make sense of all the craziness. I guess I identif...

Juilus and Ethel Rosenberg
Juilus and Ethel Rosenberg This is an odd Report I had to do. The outcome of the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Trial for espionage in 1951 and their subsequent execution in 1953 was directly related to the political climate at that time. The governments evidence against the Rosenbergs was not over whelming but due to a combination of fear and political pressure the guilty verdict was inevitable. Even though Julius did not deliver the secrets of the bomb to Moscow and nor did they cause the Korean w...

Southern Continuity
Southern Continuity Cari Sobczynski HST 319 April 20, 1998 Final Essay Just the words Southern way of life' conjures up a timeless image of gentlemen planters and Southern belles. A time of aristocratic rule that centers itself on plantations and the institution of slavery. The antebellum era echos themes of white supremacy, democracy, unity, tradition, nobility, and honor. While some of these themes seem to be immortalized by such classic works as Gone with the Wind and Roots they still seem t...

Descartes
Descartes How does Descartes try to extricate himself from the sceptical doubts that he has raised? Does he succeed? [All page references and quotations from the Meditations are taken from the 1995 Everyman edition] In the Meditations, Descartes embarks upon what Bernard Williams has called the project of 'Pure Enquiry' to discover certain, indubitable foundations for knowledge. By subjecting everything to doubt Descartes hoped to discover whatever was immune to it. In order to best understand h...

Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes Robin Yamaguchi Math 13 March 21, 1999 In the recent hit movie The Net, the character played by Sandra Bullock has her identity erased. Everyone doubted her existence. This was not, however, the first time someone's existence was questioned. In the early 17th century a philosopher, who is named Descartes, questioned his own existence. His life was dedicated to the founding of a philosophical and mathematical system in which all sciences were coherent. Descartes was born in 1596 in...

A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace Katie Remick Mr. Brennan Jan. 16, 1999 In A Separate Peace , by John Knowles, Gene has more or less lived in an imaginary world of dreams. He has never come to grips with the problems of his own existence. Gene had withdrawn into a dream world established by Finny. If Gene wasnt such a follower he wouldnt be facing the inner darker regrets he has. Gene assumes Finnys identity, sees himself as an extension of Finny, and speculates to the true intentions underlying all his acti...

Gender Roles
Gender Roles Sociology 01 Essay Question #5 When analyzing gender roles in our age today, we are less likely to see the striking differences in the characteristics of men and women as they were portrayed let's say thirty years ago. However, a strong sense of Androcentricity still remains in not only our society but is stronger than ever in other societies around the world. From the beginning of time, from what we've learned in textbooks, television, and other sources of media, of course, the mal...

Who Are You An Analysis of Identity in Three Works of Fiction
Who Are You?: An Analysis of Identity in Three Works of Fiction Gregory Amundson Comparative Literature 11/24/98 Identifying a person can be a real dilemma. Sometimes it is hard to tell who a person really is because of circumstantial events and factors that other people use to identify a person. Sometimes a person has very little control over how he or she is identified because identity can depend less on whom or what someone is than on the events used to identify that person. This problem of...

Parenting Children With Attention Deficit Disorder
Parenting Children With Attention Deficit Disorder Wendy Martin Prof. Eileen Roth Psychology 11 Child Psychology Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that is usually first evident in childhood and can affect the individual into adulthood. At one time it was thought to be only a behavior problem, later t was redefined in the 50s as minimal brain dysfunction, before it finally metamorphosed into today's ADD and ADHD. ADD is a neurobeh...

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AFFECTING FREQUENCY OF DRUG USE
PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AFFECTING FREQUENCY OF DRUG USE Running head: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AFFECTING FREQUENCY OF DRUG USE The Psychosocial Differences Between Drug Users of Different Frequencies Within a University Setting State University of New York at Stony Brook After declining for a decade, marijuana use began to rise among young people beginning in 1990 (National Institute of Drug Abuse {NIDA}, 1996). Marijuana is one drug whose use, although illegal and considered harmful, has been normali...

Compare and Contrast Essay
Compare and Contrast Essay Mike McGuire 10-5-98 Block 4 Soph Mr. Coco Over the years, it has been getting harder to find books with their own identity because so many of them start to blend together and look like each other. Good books will maybe have some resemblance, but definitely have their own personality. Two such stories are the novel, The Old Man and the Sea, and the short story, Limits of the Envelope. These two stories are similar, but not the same. Both stories have some comparable ...

Census Interview
Census Interview Mike Martin 4/27/1999 ES 114 The four census questions that I asked my interviewee were short in content and in number, but I obtained some valuable information. It seems that in the United States we are eager to classify people according to race. The census form suggests that people belong to one of five general categories. (White, Black, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Other.) The form lacks a mixed-race category or an I don't know category. I agree entirely w...

Blackfeet Land and Language is the Heritage
Blackfeet: Land and Language is the Heritage by Andreas Knudsen [ Original pagination indicated in slash marks, e.g. /4/ indicates the end of page 4.] Reprinted from Indigenous Affairs, January/February/March 1996. Published by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. The original homeland of the Blackfoot Nation contains the so-called Northern Rocky Mountain Front, the largest woodland of the USA outside of Alaska. Part of the Front is the 500 km2 large Badger-Two Medicine which the...

The Synthesis and Characterization of Ferrocene
The Synthesis and Characterization of Ferrocene Since ferrocene is credited with the rapid acceleration of modern organotransition metal chemistry (1,2) and the cyclopentadienyl group is extensively used as a stabilizing ligand, it is only fitting that the synthesis of ferrocene be incorporated into an advanced undergraduate inorganic laboratory. In our four credit course, the students work in pairs and have the opportunity to select six experiments from a total of nine. Three of these experimen...

Manet
Manet Born in France in 1832, Manet was raised by his parents Auguste and Eugenie-Desiree; a society couple, who's social standing resulted from Augustes successful career in the Ministry of Justice , Paris. Indeed, so successful was Auguste in his chosen field that upon his retirement he was awarded the Legion of Honor. It is thought by many that the importance of Augustes role in both society and the ministry actually intimidated the young Manet, who constantly aspired throughout his adult l...

The Effects of DNA Testing
The Effects of DNA Testing 28 October 1998 Every day some form of DNA testing takes place. This form of testing involves only a small percentage of people around the world. However, it usually affects them in a huge way. DNA testing affects crime, the medical and science fields, and people in general. In recent years the effects of DNA testing in crime have been tremendous. Foren-sics scientists have the ability to try and match blood from one crime scene or piece of evidence to another. These t...

Theory of Human Development
Theory of Human Development What makes a person what they are? Why does a person do what they do? Where does personality come from and how does it grow? These are some frequently asked questions when discussing the topic of personality. The latter of the questions is actually an answer in itself. Personality does originate from a specific point, and from then on it continues to grow and become exponentially more complex. This core point from which personality begins and the growth of it will be ...

Impeccablity of Jesus Christ
Impeccablity of Jesus Christ LIKE US IN ALL THINGS BUT SIN: An examination of the question of the impeccability of Jesus Christ Class: THEOL 510 Liberty University 11 October, 1996 The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5:21, Hebrews 4:15, 1 Peter 2:22 and 1 John 3:5 witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He ...

Hypermedia
Hypermedia I am writing this essay on a Macintosh computer, a machine that replaces the gears and levers of a typewriter with a microprocessor, electronic circuitry, software, and a display screen. On the floor is a modem, which lets my computer talk to other computers over the phone lines. There are more than 30 million people on the Internet whom I could reach via modem if I knew their electronic-mail address. I check my E-mail; Im carrying on several electronic conversations about this essay...

Flopping Sun
Flopping Sun Title of Paper : Flopping Sun Grade Received on Report : 88% How to turn a great book into a bad movie. There have been many book to movie conversions, yet Rising Sun by Michael Crichton was one that had gone horribly wrong. Rising Sun, in addition to being a gripping mystery/thriller, functioned as a scathing attack on American apathy to Japanese economic aggression. In fact, in his afterword to the novel, Crichton says, The Japanese are not our saviors. They are our competitors. ...

The Internet Essential to Our Lives
The Internet: Essential to Our Lives Title of Paper : Inequality of School funding Grade Received on Report : B Internet. Internet. Internet. Internet. A system of interacting circuits that publishes accessible information. The Internet is accessible to anyone who has the following: a computer monitor, modem, PC, keyboard and/or mouse. To those with this equipment, the Internet offers the following services: the use of e-mail and the Telnet, access to news groups, chat groups, the World Wide Web...

The Parallelism of Plots in Shakespeare's King Lear
The Parallelism of Plots in Shakespeare's King Lear Title of Paper : The Parallelism of Plots in Shakespeare's King Lear Grade Received on Report : 85 In his King Lear, Shakespeare creates a main plot and a subplot that are intricately interwoven and which complement each other in a number of various aspects involving events and characterization. The main plot involves that of King Lear and those connected to him. It opens as his highness is preparing to divide his kingdom between his three daug...

Religion
Religion Introduction to the Torah Scripture Introduction to Scriptures in general and Hebrew Scriptures in particular The Torah A. Introduction to the Torah B. Begin exploring the Torah's themes and content The Torah in the New Testament and the Book of Common Prayer Part I Introduction Scripture In General Doctrine of Inspiration The Bible is: A single Divine revelation, with two Testaments, better called covenants or agreements between God and his people. Three necessary theological constitue...

Graffiti
Graffiti Abstract This study examines a content analysis of physical traces (graffiti) from college desk tops in order to analyze the frequency of certain categorized subjects of content. The researchers of this study hypothesized that students' graffiti would show clues about the student culture and their preoccupations. It was further hypothesized that from six relevant descriptive categories, graffiti would most frequently be related to altered states of consciousness. The other five categori...

Women and Sex
Women and Sex In the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite, readers follow the antics of a normal American woman of the 90's. Cathy is single, works as a secretary, and is portrayed as unhappy. Her dating experience can be characterized by endless searching for the ideal man, settling for someone because she believes him to be the best she can do, and going through a breakup process that is initiated by the male. This is followed Cathy rationalizing the situation, and more likely than not, an...

A Discussion of the novel Wyrd Wyrd
A Discussion of the novel Wyrd Wyrd A Discussion of the novel Wyrd This essay will discuss the novel Wyrd. It will explore some of the concepts that are found in the novel and attempt to extend the issues to a point at which they become more clear, and prove the assertion that, just as Wyrd is a fast moving narrative that spans continents and ages, it is a novel of ideas. Wyrd was, in length, a short to medium length novel that was written by Sue Gough. Briefly, it was the story of Berengaria, S...

A Tale Of Two Cities Notes
A Tale Of Two Cities Notes A Tale of Two Cities - Book I (Chapters 1 - 4) Summary It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness . . . Dickens begins A Tale of Two Cities with this famous sentence. It describes the spirit of the era in which this novel takes place. This era is the latter part of the 1700s - a time when relations between Britain and France were strained, America declared its independence, and the peasants of France beg...

American Civil War
American Civil War The American Civil War In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate). The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some 600,000 men died grew a greater sense of nationalism than is today, unrivalled around the world. The American Civil War is interpreted differently by many historians but most see the...

American Superiority
American Superiority In his series of essays and letters on American life, Michel-Guillaume-Jean de Crevecoeur gives his readers numerous examples of the superiority of America to all other countries of that time. He believes that one reason for superiority is that America is with out the aristocracy so prevalent in Europe at the time, which led to a hard working and socially equal society. Another reason Crevecoeur sees America as a superior society is the accepting, and assimilating into one n...

Another Trudeau
Another Trudeau Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions . He has also been identified as A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government . Such cumulative appraisal and observation made by past fellow bureaucrat provides high testimonial for the ex-Democratic Sociali...

A Rose For Emily Theme Analysis
A Rose For Emily: Theme Analysis In A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner uses a theme common to many of his works. The changing of values and attitudes in southern society. Miss Emily was born into a family, the Griersons, that were very established in the community. She was said to be the last Greirson in this southern community. The family was no longer wealthy, but continued to be held in high esteem after her father died. The only material thing her father left her was the family h...

Beloved And Toni Morrison
Beloved And Toni Morrison Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive Nobel Prize in Literature, was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A. She was the second of four children of George Wofford, a shipyard welder and Ramah Willis Wofford. Her parents moved to Ohio from the South to escape racism and to find better opportunities in the North. Her father was a hardworking and dignified man. While the children were growing up, he worked three jobs at the same ti...

Blood And Belonging
Blood And Belonging This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include a personal critique of the book by the author of this paper. The author of the book travels on what he terms the six journeys. On these journeys he encounters different cultures, as he travels to six different coinciding areas of the world. He examine...

Brave New World
Brave New World - Brave New World - By: Aldous Huxley Author: Aldous Huxley was born in 1894, and died in 1963. He first went to Eton, and then to Oxford. He was a brilliant man, and became a succesful writer of short stories in the twenties and thirties. He also wrote essays and novels, like 'Brave New World'. The first novels he wrote were comments on the young generation, with no goal whatsoever, that lived after WW I. Before he became the writer as we know him, he worked as a journalis...

Birth Order
Birth Order Does birth order have an effect on personality? Does being first born make people more responsible? If someone is the middle born child, are they going to be more rebellious? If people are last born are they more likely to be on television? Are first born children inconsiderate and selfish or reliable and highly motivated? These, and many other questions are being thoroughly studied by psychologists (Harrigan, 1992). In 1923, the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Alfred Adler, wrote that a p...

Body Modification In Todays Society
Body Modification In Todays Society Society There are various aspects through which people, especially youth, identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of communication out at all times, whether it is subconscious or not. Images and styles are adopted which communicate meanings about the individual to his/her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance are some of the ways that portray one's own unique symbols, values, and meanings. One other such signifier o...

Bowens Family Systems Framework
Bowens Family Systems Framework The purpose of this paper is to explain using Bowen's family systems framework, how an individual's level of differentiation and anxiety influence family relationships and strengths. Bowen's family systems theory addresses how patterns of interaction in the family of origin influence a couple's interaction in the next generation with their children. Bowen describes the differences in family functioning, by the degree of anxiety or the degree of differentiation wit...

Censorship on the Internet
Censorship on the Internet During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global net allows a person to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions of a second, and enables even the common person to a...