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Banned Books
Banned Books
Banned Books I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them. Censors only read a book with great difficulty, moving their lips as they puzzle out each syllable, when someone tells them that the book is unfit to read. Robertson Davies Throughout all of history, human beings have been continuously seeking new mediums of communication, specifically for the purpose of exchanging ideas and information. This has been done in a series
Condoms in HS
Condoms in HS
condoms in HS Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools By: E. Brophy Coinciding with the onslaught of the new millennium, schools are beginning to realize that the parents are not doing their job when it comes to sexual education. The school system already has classes on sexual education; these classes are based mainly on human anatomy. Most schools do not teach their students about relationships, morals, respect, self-discipline, self-respect, and most importantly contraceptives. Everyday
Educatinal views and ideas
Educatinal views and ideas
educatinal views and ideas INTRODUCTION Philippines, republic in the western Pacific Ocean, made up of the Philippine Islands and forming in physical geography a part of the Malay Archipelago. Situated about 1210 km (about 750 mi.) east of the coast of Vietnam, the Philippines is separated from Taiwan on the north by the Bashi Channel. The republic is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the south by the Celebes Sea, and on the west by the South China Sea. The country comprises about 71
Education
Education
education Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the human experience since the beginnings of time. Many scholars insist that the two institutions often serve jointly, with entertainers and entertainment serving as a main source of education. There is little argument, then, that in addition to generally appealing to the masses, entertainers have regularly fulfilled the role of a teacher to typically unsuspecting audiences. Entertainers have served as educators throughout h
Educational philosophy
Educational philosophy
educational philosophy Throughout the years the topic of an American public education has been a very controversial subject. Since the time of the early Massachusetts Bay Colony, many have been divided on the role, if any, the government should play in educating Americas children. There has also been debate on the type of education American children, and teachers should have. Although, there has been tremendous progress in creating an ideal public education, there is still an ever-evolving ne
Flaws in Education
Flaws in Education
Flaws in Education Over the years, the educational system in America has improved immensely. Students have evolved from learning the basics of the English language, to having the option to learn another foreign tongue. Also, a greater variety of studies are now available for students learning enjoyment and educational enrichment. Schools across the country all have some kind of curriculum, which is said to offer students, no matter age, race, gender or religion, an equally wholesome education. D
Good teacher essay
Good teacher essay
good teacher essay Teachers have the very important responsibility of shaping the lives of young, impressionable children. With this responsibility comes great pride and joy. Therefore all teachers should strive for what can be considered to be a “good teacher.” A good teacher can be defined as someone who always pushes students to want to do their best while at the same time trying to make learning interesting as well as creative. A positive or negative influence from a teacher early on in life
Goodman
Goodman
Goodman Justin Wray English Composition 2 Mr. Eustis 5/28/00 The Theme of Young Goodman Brown What is theme? Theme is what the author is saying about the subject of the story. In Young Goodman Brown the subject of the story is hypocrisy. In Young Goodman Brown, Hawthorne writes in detail how hypocrisy can change a person for the worse. In the opening pages of the story you can see how hypocrisy is already starting to change Goodman Brown for the worse. As he starts out on his errand that h
History of Open Education
History of Open Education
History of Open Education Between 1967 and 1976, the ideas and practices of open education spread rapidly across the United States. Even today the idea of open education is still growing in popularity. Since it was just beginning to gain popularity in 1967, parents and teachers swarmed to workshops in hopes of better understanding the open concept. Many schools were switching over to an open philosophy. News of the successful educational style fanned the flames of many disbelievers. Many questio
Home Schoooling
Home Schoooling
Home Schoooling Home schooling is an alternative to public education. It is a choice that many more parents are making today, and even more are projected to make by the year 2000. It is estimated that at the end of the year 2000 there will be 2,000,000 home schoolers in the United States (Gorder 1996). There are other alternatives to Public School education. Some examples are Catholic or Private schools or a privately hired tutor. There are many reasons why people home school their children. Rel
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou Mathisen 1 Dan Mathisen Mrs. Young English III 18 October 1999 Maya Angelou Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born under the name Marguerite Johnson, but her brother Baily renamed her Maya. Her parents, Baily and Vivian Baxter Johnson, got divorced when she was very young. Maya grew up in a very racist town. There were many problems in her life, in which she describes in her autobiographical novel “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”. At the age of
Must Religion be Completely Excluded From Schools
Must Religion be Completely Excluded From Schools
Must Religion be Completely Excluded From Schools Must Religion be Completely Excluded From Schools? Lemon vs. Kurtzman Must religion be completely excluded from schools? According to the Supreme Court ruling of Lemon vs. Kurtzman religion must be excluded from the nations public schools. On June 28, 1973, the Supreme Court mandated that all education was to be divided into secular and sacred. By this act and that of the 1963 Abington Township Case the separation of church and state, prayer and
Race in Education
Race in Education
Race in Education Race in Education Fall of 1999, I applied for the University of Idaho to pursue a bachelor degree. I could be the first in my family to obtain this accomplishment. The issue that always came to mind was will I have enough money? Racial issues in the state of Idaho were a concern of mine also, for I was a member of a minority group. How is it possible for an Asian American, from a low-income family, suppose to fund their education and mentally tolerate racism in Idaho? I felt sc
Religions
Religions
Religions The formation of our modern American School System has been heavily influenced by the religious views of our predecessors, the colonial settlers of New England. The general interest of settlers in their children’s ability to read, their establishment of elementary and secondary grammar schools, and the founding of colleges and universities were all religiously motivated advances in early American education. While the twentieth century has brought about a separation between church and s
Religions Influence on the American School System
Religions Influence on the American School System
Religions Influence on the American School System The formation of our modern American School System has been heavily influenced by the religious views of our predecessors, the colonial settlers of New England. The general interest of settlers in their children’s ability to read, their establishment of elementary and secondary grammar schools, and the founding of colleges and universities were all religiously motivated advances in early American education. While the twentieth century has brought
Role of Entertainers as Educators
Role of Entertainers as Educators
Role of Entertainers as Educators Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the human experience since the beginnings of time. Many scholars insist that the two institutions often serve jointly, with entertainers and entertainment serving as a main source of education. There is little argument, then, that in addition to generally appealing to the masses, entertainers have regularly fulfilled the role of a teacher to typically unsuspecting audiences. Entertainers have served a
Role of Entertainers as Educators1
Role of Entertainers as Educators1
Role of Entertainers as Educators1 Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the human experience since the beginnings of time. Many scholars insist that the two institutions often serve jointly, with entertainers and entertainment serving as a main source of education. There is little argument, then, that in addition to generally appealing to the masses, entertainers have regularly fulfilled the role of a teacher to typically unsuspecting audiences. Entertainers have served
Slavery
Slavery
Slavery Slavery, one of the most horrible experiences for blacks in the U.S. they were tortured and beaten. They had to do anything that their owner told them. Soon a man named Abraham Lincoln came to their rescue and freed the slaves. Soon after Blacks gained independence they were allowed to use public bathrooms, and most important their right to vote. Now the blacks do not have anything to worry about, but others do. Black slavery is not the only type in the world. There are cases in relation
Society and Schooling
Society and Schooling
Society and Schooling Kari Copp September 23,1999 Discrimination in the Schools Discrimination has many different meanings, but the most specific meaning is the exclusion from membership in any group. This results in unfair treatment or judgements. Any type of person can be discriminated against from women to minorities. Also, there are many different areas where one can run into discrimination such as public facilities or even just trying to get onto the bus. One of the first places that one le
TAX DOLLARS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS
TAX DOLLARS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS
tAX DOLLARS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS Tax Dollars Should Not Be Used For Private schools Should parents be allowed to choose their children’s schools? This is a question that goes much farther than simply just choosing schools. Do parents really have a choice? Some parents can afford to send their kids to a private religious school but some don’t have the funds to do this. Some say that the government should offer tuition vouchers so that the poor and minorities can have a choice. T
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid
Using Study Guides as a Teachin Aid Glenda Wright LLLS 4636 Using Study Guides As A Teaching Aid A study guide is a teaching aid designed to help students develop reading skills needed to enhance their comprehension of the material is the textbook. Study guides can be very helpful to students who have low comprehension skills. A study guide will ensure that the student will focus their attention on what is important for them to learn. The study guide has to be relevant to the test that will be g
Vouchers and Education
Vouchers and Education
Vouchers and Education l Gore vs. George W. Bush On School Funding Presidential candidates Al Gore and George W. Bush are whetting their stances on what is quickly becoming a central issue in the upcoming presidential election - education reform. Both perceive the issue as an opportunity to draw votes from the other party\'s followers, especially Bush, who stands to gain ground on minority groups, a segment of the population he is particularly weak with. (Business Week; April 10, 2000) The heat
A clean welllighted place
A clean welllighted place
A clean welllighted place Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899. He was the son of Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. He grew up in a small town called Oak Park, Illinois. Hemingway was brought up in a somewhat conservative household by his parents who pushed the value of politeness and religion. It wasn\'t until he began English classes in school that his writing talent began to shine. After he graduated from high school Hemingway turned his back on university and he decided
A Good Man Religious Pt of View
A Good Man Religious Pt of View
A Good Man Religious Pt of View Let\'s take a look at A Good Man Is hard to Find.O\'Conner really puts the reader in the middle class mode and trough\'s a little religion at us . In this I mean that she really took us to a important part of her mind and writing. One mite say that she lets the Devil come out in her own little way. In reading A Good Man is Hard to Find O\'Conner puts me in a setting of a lower middle class family with a domineering mother, grandmother and a whinny mother-in-l
A Good Short Story
A Good Short Story
A Good Short Story What Elements Makes Up A Short Story? What is a short story? What are the criteria necessary for a short story? What makes a good short story? After lengthy debates between many groups we¡¦ve decided that it can not be decided by consensus, but by what we feel a short story must contain; different people may have different perspectives of this. This essay is devoted to portraying my group¡¦s conclusion to what a short story is. With reference to our critical criteria: plot, su
A man for all seasons
A man for all seasons
a man for all seasons A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS In this play there are people who are against Thomas More. The people against him are the people who persecuted him. Cromwell was one of the leaders of the people who persecuted Thomas More. Cromwell said “When the king wants something done, I do it”. I think Cromwell said this because he did not want his head to be cut off so all he did was kiss up to the king. The author said “More is a man of an angels wit....and a time requireth a man of marvelous
A New England Nun
A New England Nun
A New England Nun The American feminist movement in the 1960s was a struggle for women’s rights and freedom. It attempted to shatter the various traditional ideals that sustained the oppression of women and kept them in a subordinate position. Although the historical movement did not take shape until after the mid 20th century, the foundation for this struggle was evident long before. One place in which it is exhibited is in Mary Wilkins Freeman’s 1891 progressive and controversial narrative “A
A New England Nun1
A New England Nun1
A New England Nun1 The American feminist movement in the 1960s was a struggle for women’s rights and freedom. It attempted to shatter the various traditional ideals that sustained the oppression of women and kept them in a subordinate position. Although the historical movement did not take shape until after the mid 20th century, the foundation for this struggle was evident long before. One place in which it is exhibited is in Mary Wilkins Freeman’s 1891 progressive and controversial narrative “A
A Passage to India
A Passage to India
A Passage to India Cultural Misunderstanding in Forster’s A Passage to India In his novel A Passage to India, Forster uses a series of repeated misunderstandings between cultures, which become hardened into social stereotypes, to justify the uselessness of attempts to bridge cultural gulfs. In many instances, the way in which language is used plays a great role in the miscommunication between the English and the Indians, as well as among people of the same culture. This is exemplified in the way
A Passage to India
A Passage to India
A Passage to India Cultural Misunderstanding in Forster’s A Passage to India In his novel A Passage to India, Forster uses a series of repeated misunderstandings between cultures, which become hardened into social stereotypes, to justify the uselessness of attempts to bridge cultural gulfs. In many instances, the way in which language is used plays a great role in the miscommunication between the English and the Indians, as well as among people of the same culture. This is exemplified in the way
A Proposal for the further study of great writers
A Proposal for the further study of great writers
A Proposal for the further study of great writers A Proposal for the Further Study of Great Writers Dave Vinson ENL 4230 11/20/00 It could be said that the study of Literature and the study of Psychology are a most incompatible mix. Properly schooled in one or the other of these two disciplines, it is the psychologist who will point out the left brain is attributed with the functions of Analyzing, Mathematics, and step-by-step Reasoning and the right brain is likewise concerned with Creative
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings English 202 Rob Ellis Life’s A Beach The Divine Tragedy Sometimes it takes a different perspective for someone to see the reality of how things are handled, and Marquez’s insights into the way Mainstream Religion has dragged God and Christianity through the mud to the point of non-recognition. This is illustrated by Pelayo and Elisenda’s not even seeing the wings in the beginning. My end goal here is to bring out this wonderful story’s points and compare them
Abelard and Heloise
Abelard and Heloise
Abelard and Heloise The twelfth century was divided into two phases: Early Middle Ages or Dark Ages and the High Middle Ages. It’s during the High Middle Ages when things started to take a turn both mentally and physically. Churches developed more stamina and papal bureaucracy was created. The government was revived. Urbanization increased and most of all a sudden increase was brought in cultural revitalization and courtly love was an important aspect of this awakening. Courtly love is defined a
Abortion3
Abortion3
Abortion3 Abortion The value of life cannot be questioned. Just as a murderer will pay for his crimes, so will anyone who kills another without just cause be punished by god and society. But, this issue of abortion extends far beyond the taking of life. Abortion requires consideration of what is just and does a pregnant woman have the right to decide. There are many varying views on this issue, but generally speaking, the Christian doctrine determines that the sanctity of life must be preserved
Achilles
Achilles
achilles The concept of heroism is a central theme in Greek mythology. Achilles, the main character in Homer\'s The Iliad, accurately depicts the concept of a tragic hero. Throughout his many experiences during the Trojan War, he reflects heroic qualities, and earns his name as the purest, the highest and the best of the Achaians. Similar to Achilles, Socrates demonstrates several heroic characteristics, in Plato\'s work The Trial and Death of Socrates. Through his trial, apology and death, So
Achilles
Achilles
achilles The concept of heroism is a central theme in Greek mythology. Achilles, the main character in Homer\'s The Iliad, accurately depicts the concept of a tragic hero. Throughout his many experiences during the Trojan War, he reflects heroic qualities, and earns his name as the purest, the highest and the best of the Achaians. Similar to Achilles, Socrates demonstrates several heroic characteristics, in Plato\'s work The Trial and Death of Socrates. Through his trial, apology and death, So
Affirmative action
Affirmative action
Affirmative action When people talk about the civil rights movement, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous speech “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King. His dream in short was to have equality among human beings. For the past thirty years, this country has been revolutionizing humanitarianism because there is greater concern for human welfare than one hundred years ago. The revolution began during the 1960’s, and during that era this country was drastically involved in changing the c
Ambrose G Bierce
Ambrose G Bierce
Ambrose G Bierce The style and motives of Ambrose Gwinnet Bierce are those of a great intellect and cynic. Through his short stories, his views on war, death, religion, love, and for a twist, the supernatural are blatantly illustrated. His experiences in his own life evidently shaped his literary works, and the end of his life – as mysterious as it was – was fitting for such a man. Having no true formal education, other than that from his one-year stay at the Kentucky Military Institute, his wri
American Colonies
American Colonies
American Colonies The New England, Southern and Middle Colonies Developed Differently America was a place for dreams and new beginnings, until “white” people arrived in 1607. Three groups sailed over the treacherous Atlantic from their cruel lives in England to set up peaceful religious colonies. The only problem is that they attempted to settle in their own way and all failed dismally. The New England, Middle and Southern Colonies grew differently over the period 1619-1760.Examining the three s
American ethics
American ethics
american ethics American Ethics William J. Bennett once wrote, “My friend had observed that while the world still regards the United States as the leading economic and military power on earth, this same world no longer beholds us with the moral respect it once did, as a “shinning city on a hill” Instead, it sees a society in decline.” This statement is very true of America’s ethics today. The problems with ethics in America are the medias influence on the population, religious influences on the
Analysis Augustus of Prima Porta
Analysis Augustus of Prima Porta
Analysis Augustus of Prima Porta Since its discovery on 20 April 1963, the sculpture Augustus of Prima Porta (fig. 1) has been the subject of much scholarly discussion. Found in a rural villa near Prima Porta (fig. 2), the statue has resulted in an almost unparalleled generation of literature.1 The marble sculpture is probably a copy of a now-lost bronze statue which was made shortly after 22 BC—the exact location for this original has been a question of speculation; the sanctuary of Athena at P
AngloSaxon Culture and Beowulf
AngloSaxon Culture and Beowulf
AngloSaxon Culture and Beowulf It is commonly accepted that the Beowulf epic was from the Anglo-Saxon period. It is so commonly accepted because of the strong evidence in the story. Then, because of all of these parallels that can be drawn it is safe to say that a reader who is unaware of Anglo-Saxon society cannot fully understand this epic. That is why I plan to explain the basic principles of this society to better comprehend the epic at another level. There is obviously very little reference
Anne frank1
Anne frank1
anne frank1 These “Annex” people could live with hope by remembering all of the good times they had together, before they had to go into hiding. They had hope because they knew one day this would all have to end. Although the “Annex” people were probably stronger than most other people would be, this is because some people just can’t live knowing that there can be some people in the world who have such hatred in them, that they would just want to see you die! The families of Mr. and Mrs. Frank a
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader
Anne Hutchinson A Strong Religious Leader Anne Hutchinson has long been seen as a strong religious dissenter who paved the way for religious freedom in the strictly Puritan environment of New England. She was a woman who challenged the traditional subordinate role of women in Puritan society by expressing her own religious convictions. In her path to success, however, Anne was convicted of the crime of expressing her religious beliefs that were different from the colony\'s rulers. Anne Hutchinso
Antigone4
Antigone4
Antigone4 In Ancient Greece, new ideals surfaced as answers to life\'s complicated questions. These new beliefs were centered around the expanding field of science. Man was focused on more than the Gods or heavenly concerns. A government that was ruled by the people was suggested as opposed to a monarchy that had existed for many years. Freedom of religion was encouraged to be exercised in city-states. These new ideals, though good in intentions, often conflicted with each other creating complex
Architectural Influence
Architectural Influence
Architectural Influence The Elizabethan Age was an innovative and unique period in history. In this period architecture was more than a profession, it was an art, and an influence on the people. Architects in this period made historical differences, the styles of architecture transitioned greatness, and the homes created an individual standing. Elizabethan architecture was an influential trend in which the competition for social division began, and architects attempted to replicate Italian R
Barbaulds Prophecy and Blakes Imagination
Barbaulds Prophecy and Blakes Imagination
Barbaulds Prophecy and Blakes Imagination Barbauld\'s Prophecy and Blake\'s Imagination The Romantic Era was a time of widespread cultural, social, and political reform. Industrialization was taking the place of the agrarian lifestyle, which introduced problems such as higher poverty, a larger segregation of class, and overworking of both adults and children. The wars in America and France paved the way for political upheaval by introducing new ways of thinking and radicals who wanted change. Wi
Beowulf Society
Beowulf Society
Beowulf Society Beowulf Society The earliest known manuscript of Beowulf is thought to have been written in the tenth century, however, the poem had most likely been told as an oral tradition for centuries before that. In fact, the poem’s events date back to the sixth century. However, because there is only one manuscript of Beowulf still in tact very little is known about the poem or its author. The poem does, however, give us great insight into the culture of the people who composed and told t
Beowulf vs everyman
Beowulf vs everyman
Beowulf vs everyman Beowulf vs. Everyman The plays Beowulf and Everyman are two plays that were written to tell great stories and dictate morality to the readers. Each of the two poems tells a story with many examples of religion very evident in them. Stories from early times like these tell historians about the history of the people of the story’s original land. In these cases historians are able to tell the approximate dates of the literature by references made by the author and the style of w
Beowulfs Universal Appeal
Beowulfs Universal Appeal
Beowulfs Universal Appeal There are archetypal patterns in life. They reoccur and become familiar to people through all ages and ethnicities. Throughout history, few literary works have captivated audiences by incorporating these patterns. The epic Beowulf is one literary work that effectively incorporates timeless components. The epic poem relates the tale of Beowulf, a warrior who throughout his life overcomes evils. It has strong elements of Anglo-Saxon elements of bravery, strength and of re