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Maggie Tulliver: Divided Needs Represented In Diverse Relations

It is said that George Eliot’s style of writing deals with much realism. Eliot, herself meant by a “realist” to be “an artist who values the truth of observation above the imaginative fancies of writers of “romance” or fashionable melodramatic fiction.” (Ashton 19) This technique is artfully utilized in her . . . Read more

Comparison Of Great Gatsby And Ethan Frome

The attempt to capture the American dream is a theme in many novels, and that isno exception when it comes to The Great Gatsby and Ethan Frome. Jay Gatsby, thecentral figure in The Great Gatsby, had the American dream that he could acquirehappiness through wealth and power. Ethan Frome, the . . . Read more

Old Yeller

OLD YELLERThis was one of my favorite books during my childhood days. The book is a classic, andDisney later made it into a motion picture. the story’’s climax develops quickly by telling stories and adventures of a boy named Travis and his old stray yellow dog named Yeller.At the introduction . . . Read more

Effects Of Advertising On Society

Every time we open a newspaper or we turn on the TV, we see sellers of almost identical products spending huge amounts of money in order to convince us to buy their brands. Every year, each typical American watches 1550 hours of TV, listens 1160 hours on radio, and spends . . . Read more


CESAR CHAVEZ MURALThe artist who painted the Cesar Chavezmural was Emigdio Vazquez. He painted the mural as a tribute to CesarChavez, because Emigdio wanted to paint a heroic and poigmant mural tahtwould celebrate his life and all what Cesar did for the farm workers. On the mural Cesar Chavez is . . . Read more

Julius Caesar (845 words)

Julius CaesarIn Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus and Mark Antony, both Roman Senators, eulogize Julius Caesar, each using a different technique and approach. Brutus, in a somewhat arrogant, to the point, eulogy, attempts to sway the people. He justifies conspiring against Caesar by stating that Caesar’s ambition would have hurt . . . Read more

Refutation – Imposing A Rescue Fee

Bridget King Basic Comp. Refutation EssayJanuary 11, 2000Sending Out an S.O.SOn January 2nd, while I was perusing the Providence Journal I stumbled upon the editorial page. On the page was an article titled ? Imposing a Rescue Fee? which was written by an anonymous author. This person favored imposing a . . . Read more

The Big Day (1254 words)

The Big DayannonI really hated the sound of that alarm clock, that piercing, irritatingrepeated beeping. After a second or two I slowly started realizing thatit was not just another day, it was the day. I felt the movement in the bed as she reached for the clock andthen the beeping . . . Read more

Julius Caesar (1869 words)

Julius CaesarLife of Julius Caesar was a strong leader for the Romans who changed the courseof the history of the Greek – Roman world decisively and irreversibly. With hiscourage and strength he created a strong empire. What happened during his earlypolitical career? How did he become such a strong dictator . . . Read more

Ethnical Conflict In Graeco Roman Society

Christopher D. Stanley in one of the articles of Journal’s for the Study of the New Testament titled ?Neither Jew nor Greek’ talks about the ethnical conflict in Graeco-Roman society. He focuses his writing on four main periods of conflict existence. Before I will go to the summary of the . . . Read more