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
The piano when invented changed the way music was written, and even created new forms of music. Its invention ushered in new eras and gave people a sense of worth. But this change did not take place overnight, it took many years of hard work and labor to achieve what the piano is today.
In 1698 a man named Bartolomeo Cristofori began to design an instrument, which would play both loudness and softness and be able to use ... Word Count: 2333 | Page Count: 10
Adolf Hitler was born on April 20,1889. This was the beginning with
horrible plans for power and control of other people.Some of the things that
Hitler did throughout his life were very cruel things; first of all, he was a
man who loved war and fighting. Second, he was in charge of putting all of the
innocent Jews into Concentration Camps and killing them. Third, he wanted one
dominate race of all the same kind ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 6
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
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
Un-Victorian Tenets of Browning in Karshish Browni
Un-Victorian Tenets of Browning in Karshish Browning’s Karshish Robert Browning’s “An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician” is a dramatic monologue in which Karshish writes to Abib about his experiencing the miracle of Jesus, when he raises Lazarus from the dead. “Karshish” is a dramatic monologue containing most of the tenets of Browning. Although “Karshish” is in the form of a letter, it is still an ... Word Count: 933 | Page Count: 3
Roberto Baggio was born on February 18, 1967 to his mother Matilde and his father Fiorindo, in the small Italian town of Caldogno which is located north of the city of Vicenza. His brothers and sisters are Gianna, Walter, Carla, Giorgio, Anna Maria, Nadia, and Eddy. Roberto had much freedom as a child. His father often took him to a soccer field where he stayed until late evening. Roberto\'s passion for soccer was evident. ... Word Count: 594 | Page Count: 2
We see in the play Macbeth that when the motivation to succeed in life becomes overpowering, other people may easily influence one and elements and one may decide on wrongful actions to achieve a goal. Some of the influences on Macbeth include the witches and the apparitions, Lady Macbeth, and lastly Macbeth's own insecurities and misguided attempts to control his future.
The witches and their prophecies are the first major influence on ... Word Count: 904 | Page Count: 4
... of their relationship with Mr. Pignati and the drama leading to ... .
John and Lorraine meet Mr. Pignati via a phone game to ... incredibly bad-tempered baboon.
Mr. Pignati, as he shows them his ... throw a wild party. Mr. Pignati returns unexpectedly at the height ... Bobo is dead. Poor Mr. Pignati cannot take the heartbreak. His ... friend Bobo is dead. Mr. Pignati dies, too.
John and Lorraine ... know now they are also responsible for what happens in their ... Word Count: 475 | Page Count: 3
Major Themes in Evolution
The world around us changes. This simple fact is obvious everywhere we look. Streams wash dirt and stones from higher places to lower places. Untended gardens fill with weeds.
Other changes are more gradual but much more dramatic when viewed over long time scales. Powerful telescopes reveal new stars coalescing from galactic dust, just as our sun did more than 4.5 billion years ... Word Count: 2605 | Page Count: 15