“The rule of Caligula proved the disastrous capacity of an autocratic system of government.” Caligula’ contempt for the senate, his growing need for more power and his unstable methods of ruling made an autocratic system of government unworkable. By looking at his administrative techniques, financial control, frontier policies, personal leadership qualities and his life in general the above statement will be validated.
Gaius ... Word Count: 1060 | Page Count: 5
South African novelist and short-story writer, who received Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. Gordimer\'s main themes are exile, loneliness and strong political opposition towards racial segregation. She was a founding member of Congress of South African Writers, and even at the height of the apartheid regime, she never considered leaving her country.
Nadine Gordimer was born into a well-off family in Springs, ... Word Count: 1107 | Page Count: 6
One of A Doll\'s House\'s central theme is secession from society. It is demonstrated by several of its characters breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting on their own terms. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora.
During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took ... Word Count: 560 | Page Count: 3
Daniel Boone was responsible for the exploration and settlement of Kentucky.
Daniel’s father was a weaver and blacksmith, and raised livestock in the country near
Reading, Pennsylvania. Daniel was born there on November 2, 1734. Daniel was a man
of the wild, an explorer of unmapped spaces, his boyhood was the perfect preparation.
HE cam e to know the Indians in the forest. Early on he was marking the habits of wild
things and ... Word Count: 355 | Page Count: 2