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  • 1984 And Brave New World - 1,196 words
    1984 And Brave New World In Orwells Nineteen Eighty-Four and Huxleys Brave New World, the authoritative figures strive for freedom, peace, and stability for all, to develop a utopian society. The Utopian society strives for a perfect state of well-being for all persons in the community, and over-emphasizes this factor, where no person is exposed to the reality of the world. As each novel progresses we see that neither society possesses family values nor attempts to practice them. Neither are passionate nor creative in factors such as love, language, history and literature. Our society today, in general, is unsure about the future: The nightmare of total organization has emerged from the safe ...
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  • Brave New World - 1,693 words
    Brave New World The novel Brave New World is like no other in fantasy and satire. It predicts a future overpowered by technology where the people have no religion. Has Huxley written about a degrading way of life or has he discovered the key to a perfect world that should be called Utopia? This essay will show that upon close analysis the way of life in the novel is justifiable and all the precautions that are taken are needed to preserve their lifestyle. This essay will also show that however different and easily looked upon, as horrible as their lives seem to be, in actuality it is better than ours. The first argument that would contradict the fact that Brave New World is a Utopia is the g ...
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  • Catholic I Believe In God - 1,454 words
    Catholic - I Believe In God Christy Sanchez STILL CATHOLIC AFTER ALL THESE YEARS I believe in God, Father Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, His only begotten son, Our Lord, who was born of the Holy Ghost and of Mary, the Virgin, who was crucified under Pontius Pilate and buried; on the third day He rose from the dead ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father, from whence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead; and in the Holy Ghost; the Holy Church; the remission of sins; and the resurrection of the dead. (Apostles Creed) I am Catholic, and this prayer that is said at church every Sunday encompasses my beliefs as a Catholic. Before I get into what I believe in a ...
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  • Christian Church In Middle Ages - 1,477 words
    Christian Church In Middle Ages The Christian Church in the Middle Ages played a significant role in society. Unfortunately though, the church is often regarded as the capital of corruption, evil, and worldliness. Today, so many people depict the medieval church as being led by materialistic popes, devouring tithes from poverty-stricken peasants, having various illegitimate children, and granting indulgences for money from wayward believers. Yes, circumstances like this may have been the case, and is often hard to disapprove, considering the fact that this notion is often advocated in movies. But we must open our mind, and look at the situations first before jumping to conclusions. As many t ...
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  • Christianity And Islam - 1,612 words
    Christianity And Islam Christianity and Islam are two of the most significant religions since their creation. Islam means "submission" in Arabic, and a Muslim is one who submits to the will of God (Islam page 223). Christians were called so because of Jesus title Christos, which is Greek for Messiah (Christianity page 198). Both religions are very similar with only some of the beliefs and teachings being different. They also give separate messages to outsiders as to what their religions stand for. Both religions are monotheistic with a holy text and they both strive to conquer evil. Islam has a set of rules (5 Pillars of Islam) set forth to reach enlightenment while Christians basically just ...
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  • Comment In A Journal Or Movie In Which Native Americans Are Depicted - 212 words
    COMMENT IN A JOURNAL OR MOVIE IN WHICH NATIVE AMERICANS ARE DEPICTED. The mystery of the Last Red Plant People is the movie I picked to write on how the Native Americans are depicted. Two increbible people wrote this movie, T.W Timreck and William Goetzmann.This movie entails the true historical facts and new discoveries about the native Americans. The movie to be precise, talks about the Seapeoples of the northeastern refer to as scientists. I observed and learned that Native Americans are advanced than what society has stereotyped them to be. Anything but advanced. The most painful part is that this new discoveries are totally unknown to the public and most scholars as well of the North Am ...
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  • Comparison Essay Of Isadora And Art And Isadora - 294 words
    Comparison Essay Of Isadora And Art And Isadora Isadora Duncan It is always amazing to see how two different writers can use different techniques and writing styles to write about the same subject. Janet Flanner and John Dos Passo both wrote an essay about the life and times of Isadora Duncan. Both authors use different literary devices, which present the story in different ways. Flanner and Dos Passo also seem to use different facts about Isadora Duncan. It is writing techniques like these that create different essays about the same subjects. In Janet Flanners essay Isadora, Flanner starts off her essay presenting a great deal about Isadora Duncans past. This information is not as prevalent ...
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  • Daniel Defoe - 1,037 words
    ... fictitious exploits of Carleton in the wars of Flanders, Defoe incorporates in the narrative a large proportion of authentic happenings; if he had no, he would lay open to immediate detection as a writer of fiction. "Where does he get those facts? He borrows them from histories and newspapers. In the invention of action the writer of historical fiction is always limited more or less to matters in which he will not seriously conflict with the statements of history (Tucker 47). What Arthur Secord means by this is, if Defoe wanted pass his stories as being authentic, then he should have used more real life geographical and historical facts in doing so. His works are based on a factual event ...
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  • El Salvador - 1,363 words
    El Salvador Kelly Pire 2/15/01 World Geography report El Salvador Here are historical facts on El Salvador. The history of El Salvador revolves around land. It is the smallest country in Central America. Agriculture defined the economic life of the country well before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in the early 1500s. The unequal distribution of land in El Salvador can be traced directly to the Spanish colonial system, under which land title was invested in the crown. The individuals that got to control areas of land acted, as slaves over the lands. Although the Indian population gradually was diminished through disease and abuse, it eventually went into a growing mestizo (mixed Ca ...
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  • Extended Essay - 2,792 words
    EXTENDED ESSAY Asian Philosophies of Critical Thinking: divergent or convergent to western establishments? By Clement Ng SCHOOL CODE: 1206 (Sha Tin College) CANDIDATE CODE: MAY 2003 1206 038 Abstract The research question of this extended essay came across at a very early stage in my life. Having been born and developed from a family with all its members being University instructors and professors, I was often involved in arguments related to the lack of critical thinking in Asian cultures. As I got older, having had the chance to emerge in different cultures, I started to develop my own viewpoints and answers. I started to wonder about the truth between the real differences of Asian and We ...
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  • Howard Zinns A Peoples History Of The United States - 1,053 words
    Howard Zinns A Peoples History of the United States Dr. Howard Zinns A Peoples History of the United States might be better titled A Proletarians History of the United States. In the first three chapters Zinn looks at not only the history of the conquerors, rulers, and leaders; but also the history of the enslaved, the oppressed, and the led. Like any American History book covering the time period of 1492 until the early 1760s, A Peoples History tells the story of the discovery of America, early colonization by European powers, the governing of these colonies, and the rising discontent of the colonists towards their leaders. Zinn, however, stresses the role of a number of groups and ideas th ...
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  • Israeliarab Antagonism - 1,341 words
    Israeli-Arab Antagonism Western historians are re-examining the troubled 20th century history of Israel and Palestine. Previously published revelations of Israel's military strength and aggressive operations during the 1948 Israeli-Arab war remained confined to a select group of historians: (Simha Flapan, The Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities and Ilian Pappe, The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947-1951). Now, the established media is beginning to publish similar information. Washington Post editor, S. Rosenfeld, has published information that Israel's former Defense Minister, Moishe Dayan, admitted to reporter Rami Tal that Israel provoked 80% of the border clashes between Israel a ...
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  • Julius Caesar - 441 words
    Julius Caesar William Shakespeare writes the Tragedy of Julius Caesar. This tragic play is based on historical facts of the life of Julius Caesar. It displays the events before his death such as his conquest over Pompeys armies and his coronation to be king and after his death. Furthermore, this play describes the minds and motives of Caesars assassins. He gives a description of Cassius that serves as a prediction on his choices regarding Cassius. In addition, my choices would differ from those of Caesars if I was the exalted ruler. First, in Julius Caesar, Caesar describes Cassius in the first act and he made choices based on his description. Caesar referred to Cassius as having "a lean and ...
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  • Macbeth - 514 words
    MacBeth Macbeth Historical MacBeth compared to Shakespeare's MacBeth Although most of Shakespeare's play " MacBeth " is not historically accurate, MacBeth's life is the subject of the tragedy. There are characters and events that are based on true events and real persons but, Shakespeare's "MacBeth " differs significantly from history's MacBeth. The first example of a difference between the Shakespeare "MacBeth" and historical MacBeth is the death of Duncan I. In Shakespeare's " MacBeth ", Duncan I was murdered by MacBeth. A prophecy said to MacBeth by one of the three witches "All hail, MacBeth, that shalt be King hereafter1 ." was what prompted Gruoch, MacBeth's wife to plot the murder of ...
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  • Minnesota - 580 words
    Minnesota Hi! Im Amanda. I chose to do my report on Minnesota because that's where Im from. In fact, my whole family is from Minneapolis. I thought it would be interesting to know more about where I came from. So sit back, relax, and enjoy my report on Minnesota. Like all other states, Minnesota has many special qualities of its own. The Norway pine is the state tree. The loon is the state bird. The pink and white lady slipper is the lovely state flower. "Star of the North" is the state motto. Last but not least, the gopher is the state animal. They are all very interesting and unique to Minnesota. Minnesota is a weird name as many might think. That is because Indians made it up. In their la ...
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  • Njals Saga: A Fictional Account Of Early Iceland - 1,980 words
    Njal's Saga: A Fictional Account Of Early Iceland Njal's Saga: A Fictional Account of Early Iceland "The origin and evolution of saga writing in Iceland are largely matters for speculation. A common pastime on Icelandic farms, from the 12th century down to modern times, was the reading aloud of stories to entertain the household, known as sagnaskemmtun ("saga entertainment"). It seems to have replaced the traditional art of storytelling" (Hermann Palsson, pg. 1). Njal's Saga uses Old Icelandic writing convention and historical data to give a fictional account of a generation's lifestyle and struggles. Icelandic literature has become very valuable because historians have realized the great am ...
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  • Slavery In Us - 1,763 words
    ... veryones row. "For every... stray weed that had been left in the row,... the slave who had left it got a flopping more or less severe"(Feldstein 48). Another former slave remembers that they had to plough with the oxen or mules. "The women as frequently as the men perform[ed] this labor, feeding, currying, and taking care of their teams and in all respects doing the field and stable work"(Lester 65). Also, we have some memories of former slaves that tell us how difficult it was to work on the cotton plantation. Men, women, and children, all had to work on the plantation. He remembers that "...women and children picked cotton till the blood runs from the tips of their fingers..."(Feldstei ...
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  • The Great Gatsby - 776 words
    The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby F.S. Fitzgerald, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. pp 182 This novel is in general about middle and upper class american citizens and their lives a few years after the first world war had concluded. The author, a World War I veteran himself, shows insight into the lives and minds of American soldiers who fought in Europe during the conflict and the interesting experiences some may have had in the years following their return. Through written conversation, the novel deals with many of the social attitudes and ideas which prevailed during the early 20's. Historical facts are cleverly infused into the body of the novel that gives the reader an authentic ...
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  • The Protestant Ethic And The Spirit Of Capitalism - 838 words
    The Protestant Ethic And The Spirit Of Capitalism Max Webers original theory on the rise of Capitalism in Western Europe has been an often studied theory. In its relationship to Protestantism, specifically Calvinism, Webers theory has been in scholarly debate since its release in 1904. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism puts forth not capitalism as an institute, but as the precursor to the historical origins of capitalism. Webers attempts to use statistical data, as well as church doctrine to prove his theory, has been the foundation for the main arena of debate amongst his peers. Weber, although touching on other religions and countries, specifically focuses on the Reformatio ...
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  • The Reality Of Huckleberry Finn - 872 words
    The Reality Of Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn is a book that contains elements of romantic and realistic fiction; even though it contains both these elements, it is a book on realistic fiction, and that is how it was written to be. Mark Twain used historical facts and data to make this story realistic, it used situations that would normally happen in the time the novel takes place in. Huckleberry Finn's father is a vagrant and a despicable person; his actions are written to how a man of that characteristic would act. Two more characters in this novel also act accordingly; the Duke and the Dauphin. A couple of crooks and frauds who are ill at heart and produce no good at all. A kind man Ji ...
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