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
“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
History of the taker Gluckauf
history of the taker Gluckauf
In 1886, the GLUCKAUF, built in Britain in 1886 became the world\'s first true; oil tanker with separate tanks for the oil, built into her hull. Previously, petroleum had been transported in small containers loaded on conventional merchant ships. The driving forces behind the evolution of tankers were the demand for oil and the growing competition between oil companies striving for a greater share of the market ... Word Count: 1217 | Page Count: 7
... freed after only
nine months. Great changes had taken place in ... already started to rise to
great power, and bring about the ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 6
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
... believed period in which many great buildings were built, buildings clearly ... of bringing Zimbabwe home to Great Britain. Pleased with his accomplishment ... thereby declaring their independence from Great Britain7. The British government was ... government and refused to meet Great Britain\'s conditions of independence ... Ian Smith9. In 1976, under great political, economic, and social ... to its independence Zimbabwe put great emphasis in developing its ... Word Count: 1547 | Page Count: 7
Death of Salesman
... . He lied about having a great job, being successful, well-liked ... himself. He was never a great salesman and had no contacts ... Word Count: 912 | Page Count: 4
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
... ; there was in everyone a great hunger to believe that made ... Word Count: 857 | Page Count: 3
... very careful.
This technology is great but there is nothing better ... very lucky -
I have two great children and they are my ... Word Count: 507 | Page Count: 3
Note: The main work from which text was drawn is "The Question Concerning
Technology" by Martin Heidegger.
Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher, who developed existential
phenomenology and has been widely regarded as the most original
20th-century philosopher. His works include complicated essays such as "An
introduction to Metaphysics" and "The Question Concerning Technology." In
his essay "The Question ... Word Count: 892 | Page Count: 5
History of the Cell
History of the Cell
History of the Cell
The word cell was coined by Englishman Robert Hooke (1635-1703), after viewing slices of cork in a microscope. The word cell was derived from the Latin word cella meaning small container.
The microscope created new possibilities in the study biology. It allowed scientists to look into a completely new view of ... Word Count: 509 | Page Count: 3
In the world today one never knows what to expect, The Attacks of September the 11th were only the beginning of our nation being challenged. Lately there has been a large amount of worldwide media coverage showing the damage of the world, attacks on churches, embassies, hotels, as well as schools. Any particular areas were Americans are or where there are large groups of ... Word Count: 752 | Page Count: 3
Burton and his Auter
... created in film lies a great degree of the truth, though ... Word Count: 2436 | Page Count: 9
Tobacco Advertising and its dangerous effects on young people.
Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco wars. The cigarette manufacturers may deny it, but ... Word Count: 761 | Page Count: 4
Magic The Gathering
... . It is a great stress-
reliever, a great game to play during ... Word Count: 1358 | Page Count: 10
Per. 6, 9/19/03
Reform Party Essay
The reform party views on the "C.H.E.E.S.I.E." issues are what I
would call generally conservative, but certainly not overtly right wing.
They are fairly clear cut in saying that they believe in a government that
is very principled and just and as democratic as possible. The American
Reform Party believes that the liberty and freedom we enjoy is not void of
responsibility that goes ... Word Count: 551 | Page Count: 3
... the Cali cartel. Cali\'s great strength lies in its distribution ... Word Count: 1344 | Page Count: 6
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the
world. It is an effective stimulant of the central
nervous system and in large amounts can produce
undesirable side effects such as: nervousness, insomnia,
rapid and irregular heartbeats, elevated blood sugar
and cholesterol levels, excess stomach acid, and
heartburn. Based on our incomplete knowledge of side
reactions to caffeine, ... Word Count: 616 | Page Count: 12
The existence of God has been a question since the idea of God was conceived Descartes tries to prove God\'s existence, and to show that there is without a doubt something external to ones own existence. He is looking for a definite certainty, a foundation for which he can base all of his beliefs and know that they are true. Descartes\' overall project is to find a definite certainty on which he can base all his ... Word Count: 1111 | Page Count: 4
... watching on TV, it caused great
opposition on the war. The ... Word Count: 1720 | Page Count: 6
Job - Character Analysis
Job - Character Analysis
Job was a man who was perfect (not sinless) and upright, one that feared God and turned away from evil. Job is a perfect example of universal suffering, why those are good suffer along with the individuals who are called bad. Job was a man who God had allowed to obtain riches and fame. He had all of the finer things in life. Satan knew this, and wanted to bring sorrow and pain into Job's life for the main purpose of ... Word Count: 160 | Page Count: 1
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
Arnt I a Woman By Deborah Gray White
Arnt I a Woman By Deborah Gray White
Ar’n’t I a Woman?” by Deborah Gray White, presents the realities in the lives of the slave women in the Southern plantations and explains how they must deal with dual burdens of racism and sexism. Slave women in these plantations assumed roles within the family as well as the community, that were completely different to those given to traditional white females in the larger American society. Deborah Gray ... Word Count: 111 | Page Count: 1
... , Joan of Arc, Alexander the Great, Charles Dickens, Napoleon Bonaparte, and ... Word Count: 1753 | Page Count: 7
Evil over Good
... epic simile that compares his great size to that of mythical ... all sides round as one great furnace flamed; yet from those ...
With trumpets’ regal sound the great result:
Toward the four winds ... Word Count: 1162 | Page Count: 5
The greatest substance ever
Alcohol. What a wonderful substance! It can induce all kinds of abilities into those who have none. It can turn you from a folly fool into a fabulous orator, from nerve wreck into Mr. Confidence himself. But as with all good things, it also has a dark side which shows up the morning after: Headache, nausea and general dizziness. Its effect on the weak willed can also sometimes be negative, making them brag, ... Word Count: 486 | Page Count: 2
... Ontario casinos are taking in great
amounts of money annually. Casino ... Word Count: 716 | Page Count: 3
Capital punishment is the legal infliction the death penalty. It is obviously
the most severe form of criminal punishment. (Bedau1) Capital punishment is a
controversial way of dealing with violent criminals. The main alternative to
the death penalty is life in prison. Capital punishment has been around for
thousands of years as a means of eradicating criminals. A giant debate started
between supporters ... Word Count: 1300 | Page Count: 7
Hinduism Through Movies
... for a Hindu; and Hinduism’s great tradition of tolerance for all ... Word Count: 317 | Page Count: 2
Knowldge is sports bliss
knowldge is sports bliss
When I hear the statement, the more you know the happier you are, it makes me think of my future and it what it holds in store for myself. Is knowledge the key to success and happiness? I believe knowledge is not only the key to happiness but also the key to a better life. Many examples of this may be found in sports. The more an athlete or coach knows the better his life becomes and in most cases the happier ... Word Count: 432 | Page Count: 2
Farewell To Manzanar
... , as I said, he had great dignity, but now seemed to ... Word Count: 2136 | Page Count: 8
... conversation. Brook Farm was a great outlet for these people to ... Word Count: 630 | Page Count: 3
Euthanasia should be made a legal procedure because it would end the suffering of many patients in pain, provide people with ultimate control over their lives and lower stress levels among families with dying relatives. Although it may be argued that all forms of life should be respected and never taken away, euthanasia would help relieve thousands of people from their discomfort. Terminally ill patients who know ... Word Count: 223 | Page Count: 2
Through the centuries, man has tried many attempts in inventing a mass killing mechanism. Alas, in 1945, such a mechanism was created. The atomic bomb was created after many years of the study of atoms. Finally, a way to split the atoms was born. Germany was the first to try, using uranium-235 to make a bomb. They discovered nuclear fission in late 1938. Efforts failed, but were picked up by the United States. Albert ... Word Count: 1070 | Page Count: 5
John F Kennedy
... P. Kennedy a formerambassador to Great
Britain. Kennedy was much ... one of the Senate's great leaders" (Sorensen 43).
Very ... few laws of great importance bear his name. ... , then . . . that is a great satisfaction” (Sorensen 95).
Before the ... . They took up
a great deal more of his time ... that he was indeed a
great president. A man far ... what makes him such
a great president is what he ... However now I feel a great deal more
informed and I ... Word Count: 1857 | Page Count: 9
Canada contains great reserves of natural resources, notably ... million bison lived on the Great
Plains from Mexico into Canada ... roars may be heard for great distances. After a
gestation of ...
the sport had spread to Great Britain and other parts of ... Word Count: 2411 | Page Count: 11
Because I wasn't here for the full length of the video I am unable to reflect on the movie in its entirety. But instead, I will fill you with my recent thoughts and analysis of prejudice and general discrimination. I hope this will be thought provoking for you as well.
The harsh reaction of the students at the particular white high school was to be expected. After decades of monotonous all white education, the students and ... Word Count: 367 | Page Count: 2
Water vs oil
water vs oil
Water always has and always will have a fundamental role in the continuation of life on our planet. Oil however, has not. Crude oil has never been a necessity, but a luxury in our everyday lives. Water is more ... Word Count: 783 | Page Count: 4
Taming of the Shrew2
Taming of the Shrew2
Taming of the Shrew
Kate is an excellent example of a well-rounded dynamic character. In the beginning a the play, she portrays the role of a selfish, jealous women. Though Kate didn’t want to marry Petrucio, you could tell that she was hurt and embarrassed. After they were married there were times that Kate was very meek and humble to Petrucio. When they returned home for Bianca’s wedding ... Word Count: 175 | Page Count: 2
It must have been around eleven o\'clock in the morning when I awoke from a stuffy and uncomfortable sleep, in the back of a moving mini-van. My mouth was dry, my nose was sore, and my eyes itched from sleep crust. A huge yawn escaped from my mouth as I tried to stretch my aching limbs. As I was stretching out, I accidentally kicked my little brother Sam in the head. So much for peaceful sleep, he woke up in a foul mood. He must have ... Word Count: 3003 | Page Count: 12
The life of the Greek philosopher Socrates (469-399 BC) marks such a critical point in Western thought that standard histories divide Greek philosophy into pre-Socratic and post-Socratic periods. Socrates left no writings of his own, and his work has inspired almost as many different interpretations as there have been interpreters. He remains one of the most important and one of the most enigmatic figures in Western philosophy.
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For many centuries people are trying to understand their origins. They want to know how did they appear in this universe and what for. As they can not determine it using scientific approach or explain it in every day words they started making up different stories, creating religions and cults which are aimed to explain at least to some extent these problems and find answers to these questions. In reality these stories do not ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 5
Chaos in king lear - as reflec
Bobtail tike, or trundle-tail,
Tom will make him weep and ... to a duel as Poor Tom.
The usage of the supernatural ... Word Count: 1030 | Page Count: 6
A summary paper for the partial fulfillment of the requirements for completion of the Pacific Union College Degree Completion Program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Napa Valley College November, 1999 INTRODUCTION Preface This paper is intended to explore the issues of violence in the workplace. It does not recommend a specific course of action or purport to address all of the ... Word Count: 2781 | Page Count: 10