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A Comparative Study of the Charleston Insurrection Conspiracy as Interpreted by M. Johnson, E. Pearson, D. Egerton, and D. Robertson

In its October 2001issue, the history journal William and Mary Quarterly featured a review essay in its Forum section entitled, "The Making of a Slave Conspiracy, Part I." This feature focused on the historical issues about black slavery in America . . . .

The paper discusses the presentation of female characters in the two books 'Pygmalion' by George Bernard Shaw and 'Sexing the Cherry' by Jeanette Winterson. The two authors have assigned different attributed to their female leading characters but if studied carefully we would notice that purpose of creating such figures is identical in both cases.

ELIZA AND DOG WOMAN

The two . . . .

Myths and Fables in "Pygmalion" and "Sexing the Cherry"

This paper discusses the use of myths and fables in the two books, 'Pygmalion' and 'Sexing the cherry' written by George Bernard Shaw and Jeanette Winterson respectively. While Shaw's play is inspired by the Greek myth of a talented sculptor Pygmalion, Winterson has used the famous fable of twelve dancing princesses as just one . . . .

IN A STATION OF THE METRO

The apparition of these faces in the crowd;

Petals on a wet, black bough.

Mike Meyer says that "images give us the physical world to experience in our imaginations. Some poems...do just that; they make no comment about what they describe." This definition of images fits perfectly the images found in Ezra Pound's poem "IN A STATION OF THE METRO." . . . .

There are some things in life, which we take for granted. For a particularly topical instance, lets say the internet or the SMS service that everybody is abundantly using these days. There are different shades of technology that color this kind of communication between two communicating devices like the cell phones. Following are the three main types of platforms for this technology and their . . . .

George Orwell wrote "Homage to Catalonia" about his time spent as a soldier for POUM, the Worker's Party of Marxist Unity, during the Spanish Civil War. His vision of war was certainly different going in than it ended up being after he had spent several months on the front line. Perhaps the most disheartening aspect of the war (besides the cold) for him was the political conflicts that were . . . .

Postpartum Depression

Introduction

Postpartum depression appears shortly before to shortly after a woman has given birth. It is more common than commonly believed and can be serious. It can have negative effects on the woman's marriage and in fact on the entire family. Since depression tends to recur, especially when not treated, postpartum depression can be a continuing concern . . . .

speech problems and psychological damage from Cleft lips and cleft palates

Introduction

Cleft lips and cleft palates are among the most common of birth defects and if left untreated can lead to serious speech problems as well as psychological damage that can result both from those speech and communication problems as well as from the ostracism that a child with a facial deformity . . . .

The words we use matter.

We have all known this to be true since we were children and we were told by adults that "words will never hurt us." A good many of us would most likely have preferred the sticks and stones because physical injuries often heal far more quickly and far more effectively than psychological ones.

And yet, even as we must all acknowledge the basic principle . . . .

HOLLYWOOD!

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the short story "Hollywood!," by Dagoberto Gilb.

HOLLYWOOD!

Dagoberto Gilb is a Hispanic writer who grew up in Los Angeles, and now lives in Austin, Texas. He spent sixteen years working in construction carpentry before he began to write for a living. He wrote "Hollywood!" for a short . . . .

Treatment of Women in Mexican Culture

Introduction

The choices for women have, across both time and space, almost always been far more constrained than the choices of men. They have in fact all too often been reduced to a single pair of opposing choices: The pure or the corrupt, the white or the black, the chaste or the sexual - the virgin or the whore.

Mexican culture is . . . .

On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners full of fuel for transcontinental flights and sent three of them hurtling into occupied buildings. The nation reeled with shock, not only from the brutal attacks, but from the sudden loss of so many lives. Even those who did not personally know the deceased felt injured and shaken. Some people raged at the unfairness of it . . . .

School shootings as a natural escalation of less lethal, juvenile violence

Introduction

The issue of youth violence is one very much in the news since the Columbine High School shootings and the other incidents of schoolyard violence that have occurred with grisly regularity over the last several years. But while such shooting sprees are perhaps the most striking example of . . . .

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT IS AFFECTED BY CULTURAL AND TRADITIONAL DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION

Abstract

This paper presents an examination of communication on an international level when it comes to business management. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the reasons it is important to be able to manage such communication. There were 12 sources used to . . . .

Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is perhaps one of the most famous and hotly debated literary artifacts ever written. However, because literary critics and historians have discussed the work so often, it is easy to forget that Shakespeare wrote his tragedy as a play to be performed in the context of an Elizabethan production, to an Elizabethan audience. It is a refreshing antidote to some of more modern . . . .

In "A Proof of the Objectivity of Morals" (1969) Barmbrough is trying to prove that common sense defeats philosophical explanations in many cases. He says that information that can be proven by the five senses or simply because it is true, is more important than the language used to make the point. This paper argues that a commonsense view that could be understood by all is more important than . . . .

When we are young, most of us do not think about making a conscious decision to die. We look forward to years of long and healthy life, and if death ever seems appealing it is as an antidote to depression. It does not often, if ever, occur to us that there will be a time when we look forward to the "good death" promised by euthanasia.

But it is inevitable that for many of us there will . . . .

Overview

The challenge of bilingual education - which can also be phrased as the challenge of educating students with limited English proficiency - is a complex one, for it is not a matter simply of teaching grammar and syntax, not simply a question of instilling an appreciation for nuance and vocabulary choice. For in almost every case, the students who are the subject of bilingual . . . .

The Effectiveness Debate

Overview:

Many different studies revealed that bilingual educated students are more likely to continue education past high school, increase their chances of professional careers, have competitive academic achievement scores, improved social skills and a stronger interest in school education programs. The government interest, certification procedures and . . . .

Cerebral Functions & Children's Language Learning

This paper discusses some of the important cerebral functions and also reviews the research carried out by psycholinguist Barbara Lust. Lust dismisses the old notion that children learn language through copying and is of the view that it is the brain of a child that prepares him for learning the intricacies of a language. The paper . . . .

CEREBRAL FUNCTION: LANGUAGE PROCESSING

This paper focuses on 'optimality theory' of language acquisition that seeks to explain how children learn their native languages. It is interesting that this one cerebral function of language processing has puzzled scientists and linguists for centuries and yet no one has been able to explain just what it is that helps children in picking up the . . . .

CEREBRAL FUNCTIONS: Sustained memory and Consciousness

This paper discusses the important cerebral functions of memory storage and development of reality and consciousness. The brain is capable of storing past events in one of its several compartments, but it has to be done efficiently or else past events will encroach upon recent ones, blurring the boundaries between the conscious and . . . .

Higher Order Cerebral Functioning

Summary: This is a 2 page article critique of a paper written on Higher Order Cerebral Functioning

The Article hypothesizes the difference between conscious and unconscious thoughts and suggests that higher order cerebral functioning refers to the cognitive ability of an individual i.e. consciousness.

The primary basis of the article is to . . . .

How long can a teacher teach before burning out or becoming stale?

This paper looks at the ideas of whether teachers should be made to go back into learning to gain a new license after a period of time, also looking at how their time can be best used with initiating new forms and methods into the classroom.

How long can a teacher teach before he becomes stale?

Every school . . . .

Learning Styles and Neuroanatomy of the Left & Right Hemispheres of the Brain

ABSTRACT: This is a paper concerning learning styles and the right/left hemispheres. How do these affect the higher order visual processing?

NEUROANATOMY OF THE BRAIN AND LEARNING STYLES

The human brain is mind puzzling when you think of all the intimate parts and how they affect learning. . . . .

Psychological Testing.

Teachers must test. It is one method of evaluating progress and determining individual student needs. More than two hundred and fifty million standardized tests are administered each year to forty four million students who attend American elementary and secondary schools (Ysseldyke et al 1992). Testing is only part of the broader conception of assessment. Testing . . . .

The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution

Middlekauff, Robert. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Robert Middlekauff, born in 1927 in Washington state, holds a B.A. from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from Yale. He saw active duty as a lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in Korea from 1952-54. For most of his . . . .

Political Science

Background

The Republican Party triumphed a majority in both houses of the Congress in the fall of 1994. This was the first time since the 1952 landslide of Eisenhower. It was believed by many that the Republicans had achieved the partisan realignment in the end. It also came to be believed that the prophesied Republican majority by Kevin Phillips in the late . . . .

Leone Nelly Sachs was born in Berlin on December 10, 1891. She was the only child of a wealthy Berlin industrialist. The family lived in the Tiergartenviertel, a fashionable area of Berlin. Because of her family's wealth, Nelly was educated by private tutors her before she entered the Berliner Hhere Tchterschule. She studied music and dancing, and at an early age began writing poetry. Her . . . .

economic, social, and moral changes in America since the end of World War II

Introduction and Background

Since the end of World War II, the American people have seen an extraordinary change in the economic, social and moral priorities of the nation and its people. Three generations have grown up since the war, each positively and negatively influenced by their parents and social . . . .

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