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Mark Antony, in the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, was a brave, intelligent, pleasure-loving, and cunning man. He was loyal to his friend, Caesar, whom he considered a true friend. He looked at life as a game in which he had a signified part to play, and played that part with excellent refinement and skill. Antony was devoted and preferred to be dependent upon Julius Caesar since he rather have enjoyed life than to claim the highest position in the government. He wanted the crown to be give
Cultural depictions of Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Julio-Claudian dynasty, Julius Caesar, Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger, Mark Antony, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Second Triumvirate, Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears, Marcus Junius Brutus
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Amy Tan is an author who uses the theme of Chinese-American life, focusing mainly on mother-daughter relationships, where the mother is an immigrant from China and the daughter is a thoroughly Americanized -yellow on the surface and white underneath. In her book, the mother tries to convey their rich history and legacy to her daughter, who is almost completely ignorant of their heritage, while the daughter attempts to understand her hopelessly old- fashioned mother, who now seems to harbor a se
Chinatown, San Francisco, Amy Tan, The One, The Joy Luck Club
697 words (3 pages) in essay
Politics has always been about image. A good image leads to power, it\'s that simple. Sometimes it is hard to draw the line between a leader who is genuinely interested in improving the lives of his people and one that is interested in filling a few more pages of the already crowded History book. A good example of this is the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its transition time between 1953 and 1964. The tyrannical rule of Joseph Stalin in the USSR was finally over, and the nation sought
Political philosophy, Socialism, Soviet people, Heads of government of the Soviet Union, Bolsheviks, Stalinism, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev, Neo-Stalinism, Georgy Malenkov, De-Stalinization
2970 words (11 pages) in essay
McCarthyism not only destroyed the lives and careers of many Americans but also the innocent image of the country. Senator Joe McCarthy from Wisconsin was the same as any man. But when he cried Communism the world seemed to listen. Following the Cold War between Russia and the United States there came many hardships, such as unemployment and high inflation. These hardships produced a restless society. The society then looked for something or someone to blame (Fried, 39). They found someone to b
Communism in the United States, Politics of the United States, Politics, Soviet UnionUnited States relations, Political philosophy, Communism, Anti-communism in the United States, Scares, McCarthyism, Joseph McCarthy, Red Scare, Anti-communism
1553 words (7 pages) in essay
lure. In the 1960 novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Harper Lee explores the concept of racism in the legal system and the upbringing of children. These notions are shown as one of the main patriarchs, Atticus Finch. He shows his children a principled path through life, and through his court case, he reinforces these philosophies. He also shows the small southern town of Maycomb what it really feels like to be a Negro. Atticus did not fail at either of these responsibilities: as a lawyer, he did no
Literature, Film, Fiction, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch, Atticus, Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird in popular culture, Go Set a Watchman
1169 words (4 pages) in essay
The World of Business in Mamet\'s "American Buffalo" In his \'American Buffalo,\' Mamet is quite critical to the immoralities of the American society, especially those which are caused by business deviation. Such is obviously reflected in the themes, where the theme of business is the central theme of the play. Business in America is still controlled by the myth of the \'American Dream.\' Thus, the American citizen is shown to be badly affected by the concept of \'strive and succeed,\' and a vic
American Buffalo, English-language films, Don, That '70s Show
734 words (4 pages) in essay
Affirmative Action - Pros of affirmative action: It encourages and enforces diversity, gives disadvantaged persons a boost into the working world, draws people to areas of study they may not otherwise consider, breaks stereotypes, and compensates minorities for years of oppression and slavery. - Cons of affirmative action: It leads to reverse discrimination, lowers standards of accountability, produces ill-equipped employees, is condescending to minorities, and demeans true minority achievement
Social inequality, Discrimination, Affirmative action, Education policy, Reverse discrimination, Disadvantage, Policy debate, Affirmative action in the United States, Johnson v. Transportation Agency
255 words (2 pages) in essay
The main idea of the Declaration of Independence is freedom. The Americans were tired by the British harsh treatments. Even though the British were the mother country, many Americans were deeply agitated by the incongruous tax laws, such as the Stamp Act and the Intolerable Act. Freedom was the first thing that came into the American¡¯s mind. The Americans did not care whether or not they lose their lives but rather they believed that a nation that controls itself is the most desirable gift an
American Enlightenment, United States Declaration of Independence, Stamp Act, Law, Statutory law, Legal history
245 words (2 pages) in essay
mers ideas on whether to go on to sixth form: PLEASE TELL ME IF IT IS ANY GOOD ESSAY ON THE CHOICES OF A STUDENT AFTER GCSE. Today many youngsters have little comprehension of their options when choosing whether to continue their education beyond GCSE. This contributes to the reason why so many children opt to leave school at this point. The choice should solely depends on the actual person and their future targets and responsibilities, though there are factors, such as the student\'s past exper
Education, Secondary education in England, Secondary education in Wales, Education in the United Kingdom, General Certificate of Secondary Education, Diploma in Digital Applications, Higher, Apprenticeship, GCE Advanced Level, Sixth form, Qualification types in the United Kingdom, International General Certificate of Secondary Education
1334 words (6 pages) in essay
I oppose the motion that "Medea is a \'monster not a woman\'" because she is a woman betrayed by her love. I think that although some of her actions may be called erratic, they are overall justifiable. The first “monstrous” actions she takes are: she helps Jason obtain the Golden Fleece, Kills her brother to ensure Jason’s safe departure, and her ultimately betrays her father and homeland. In my eyes these actions were not done out of spite or because she is a “monster” but because she is a wom
Argonauts, Women and death, Medea, Jason, Pelias, Franz Grillparzer, Arete, Medea Culpa
534 words (3 pages) in essay

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