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Classic Literature for a New Generation

When one watches "Rambo: First Blood Part II" are we actually watching a contemporary version of the Iliad about the ferocity of Achilles on and off the battleground? When we watch Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather" trilogy, are we really watching Aeschylus's Oresteia trilogy? Is today's "Jerry Springer" yesterday's Euripides' Hippolytus? Is . . . .

Rites of Passage

Summary: This is a paper in MLA style on the Rites of Passages of puberty followed by Eskimo and Australian Aborigines.

Introduction

The indigenous cultures of the past have always held a great regard for the traditional and superstitious. Elaborate rituals are associated with each aspect of life and the people celebrate these rituals as a community. The . . . .

Vincent Van Gogh: Woman with a spade as seen from behind. (1885)

Vincent Van Gogh is a master artist whose works have fascinated the society for decades. The manner in which he portrays his subjects and the deliberation of each stroke gives a life like result that is a pleasure to see. Vincent Van Gogh went through life searching for the elusive perfection that he could capture on . . . .

Mathematics Summer Institute Statement of Goals

Attending the 2002 Summer Institute for Elementary School Teachers represents and exciting opportunity for me to further explore my interest in teaching mathematics, as well as an opportunity for me to apply and share my knowledge and experience with like-minded educators.

I am a strongly committed to and enthusiastic about . . . .

Importance of the Study of Personality

Personality: a distinctive and relatively stable pattern of behavior, thoughts, motives and emotions that characterizes an individual.

Psychologists use a variety of tests to determine and study a vast number of personality traits among groups of people. They've found that although everyone exhibits five to ten central traits that determine . . . .

In Frank Stockton's "The Lady or the Tiger?" a young man, the forbidden lover of a princess, is sentenced to a trial by ordeal: in front of thousands of onlookers, he must choose between two doors. Behind one waits a tiger, behind the other waits a lovely maiden. Only the princess herself possesses the knowledge that will save her lover's life, though in doing so, she will send him into the . . . .

We are generally taught in high school that the Industrial Revolution was a good thing for humanity, that it has increased both our welfare and our happiness. And in many ways this is arguably true. In general we live longer now than our ancestors did before the Industrial Revolution, our children are much less likely to die in infancy, women are much less likely to die giving birth to those . . . .

The Study of African American Vernacular English

There are a couple of theories as to the origin of African American Vernacular Englsh (AAVE). Some linguists believe that the language derives from West African languages. This dialect theory is based on the knowledge that most African Americans who were brought to the United States from Africa had to learn how to speak English by ear. . . . .

John Stuart Mill's concept of liberty professes to be liberal but ends up with a distinctly 'non-liberal' feel when analysing the details. This paper endeavours to define exactly what Mills' notion of liberty is and how it should be regulated by studying his book "On Liberty." The main discrepancies of his theory will be highlighted so as to demonstrate the apparent contradiction between his . . . .

Nature of Cognition

Ever since Simon and Binet developed the first intelligence test in 1905, the field of psychology has maintained a strong interest in the nature of intelligence. How do we think? Why are some people better problem solvers than others? What is cognition, the ability to think about our environment? Why are some people consistently more able to use their brains to think . . . .

Choosing a New Computer System for the 21st Century Business Office

Proposal

It is impossible to imagine that any business can be run in the 21st century without an adequate computer system. And yet therein lies the rub: Determining what computer system is adequate for any business purpose is in fact a complex and difficult process in many cases. All too often what happens when a . . . .

This is a two page rhetorical precis consisting of two articles by two separate authors. Bibliography includes two sources.

RHETORICAL PRECIS

Legal advocate Susan E. Brown asserts in her essay "The Zip Code Route into U.C." (from Pacific News Service, 1989) that zip codes are really destiny in that where a student lives determines his chances for placement in college. Brown . . . .

Birth Order and Psychology

In previous years there have been quite a bit of research conducted on the subject of birth order and personality. However research on this matter has declined in at least the last 10 to 20 years. In all regards, it is the common perception that people who are first-born have the strongest disposition and have leadership tendencies. Research also tends to . . . .

THE BRIDE OF THE GREEK ISLE

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the poem "The Bride of the Greek Isle," by Felicia Hemans, and discuss the author's life as it relates to the poem.

THE BRIDE OF THE GREEK ISLE

During her brief lifetime, Felicia Hemans wrote numerous poems, beginning when she was only fourteen. She had a romantic view of . . . .

Dole and Chiquita - Organic Bananas

Introduction

Production Differentiation

Going (Organic) Bananas

Introduction

When it comes to bananas, Dole has long been at a disadvantage. Dole is association for most Americans with pineapples and with various shady dealings in Hawai'i. If you want to go bananas, you go to Chiquita.

This paper examines the . . . .

Price of Success

As the wooden ship glides slowly into the New York harbor, a sea of hopeful faces looks up from the deck to behold the lady of their dreams. Before them is a statuesque symbol welcoming them to a land where all dreams can be realized. Here, in the land of equality and opportunity, lives a promise that great rewards can be achieved though hard work and perseverance. . . . .

Fictional family in the textile business in London 1850-1914

This paper is a fictional account of a family in the textile business in London. The time period is 1850 to 1914 and makes reference to inventions, trends and other textile pertinent data. In addition the family role in society is addressed through the use of plot structure and dialogue.

The Mills of The Bedford Family . . . .

History & Future of Stem Cell Research

This paper presents a detailed discussion about stem cell research and its future. The writer explores the history behind the research and then opens the debate on both sides, giving the reader the pros and cons from the vantage points of those who are involved with it. The writer then wraps the whole thing up with a discussion about how stem . . . .

Personality: Permanent?

It has been a long controversy about how nature and nurture imply to personality traits and human behavior. Nature means that genetic factor and the system of organs control the personality, while nurture means the personality is a result of conditioned circumstances where a person is brought up. It includes the personality of other people, like family, includes . . . .

SMALL TOWNS PROBLEMS CAN HAVE BIG IMPACT

Living in a small Nebraskan town we do not have to face many of the life issues that people in large cities face such as pollution, high crime rates and other things. The one thing that seems to pervade everywhere without little regard to town size is discrimination. Racial discrimination in a small town can be even more devastating than in a big . . . .

Bruner's Three Modes of Cognitive Representation

Jerome Bruner's Educational Theory firm believer of cognitive development of the thinking process, Jerome Bruner have revolutionarized the theory of cognitive development through his various theories. One such theory is Three Modes of Cognitive Representation. According to him a well-developed mind would create from experience generic . . . .

CHILD ABUSE

I. INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is one of the most dangerous and serious problems confronting society, perhaps because of the helplessness and innocence of the victims. What is particularly bothersome about child abuse is that it occurs in all income, racial, religious, and ethnic groups and in urban and rural communities. Likewise, there is no uniform definition of what . . . .

Children's literature aimed at young children poses a unique challenge for an individual attempting to analyze a work of fiction. Normally, the student of fiction can quote from the text with a reasonable expectation that the attitude of the text can be conveyed to the reader of the essay. Simply by reading the selected, quoted passage the reader of the essay ought to get a sense of the book. . . . .

In the anthropological study "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," Dr. Horace Miner describes an unusual culture among a group of people who live in Mexico.

The Nacirema have developed a complex social structure that involves both a strong economic incentive and a remarkable set of beliefs about the human body. Their beliefs about their bodies consume a significant amount of their economy. . . . .

Bell Curve and Correlational Research

Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray, authors of The Bell Curve, have received criticism for their inability to establish the "truth" in their research of intelligence. Rather than using objective tests to determine if their findings were valid (e.g., control groups and follow-up studies; varying conditions; factoring in margin for error), they . . . .

In many communities in the United States, there are not but a few safe places where children and teenage can play sports safely. Some teenagers in today's society like to skateboard in a skate park, however, there are not many of them in rural community. Therefore, most children and teenagers skateboard on an unsafe ramp create themselves. When living in a rural community, the best solution . . . .

I will never hurt your children; I love your children.' So thundered Fr. Percival D'Silva, trembling, in his sermon at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Chevy Chase, MD," wrote Maureen Dowd in her weekly column in the New York Times (Dowd, 2002). Fr. Percival has been one of the few to speak out against the defensive attitude of the Catholic Church—one of obfuscation, dishonesty and callousness . . . .

Copyright Laws vs. Peer-To-Peer File Transfer

This paper presents a detailed examination of copyright laws, with a comparison to peer-to-peer file transfer. The author will take the reader on an exploratory journey, in which the details and outcomes of several well-known cases will be scrutinized. The author will also discuss the importance of copyright laws, and the elements of various . . . .

Environmental Themes in Grapes of Wrath

This essay reviews environmental themes from the following five books: Dust Bowl by Donald Worster, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Killing Mr. Watson by Peter Matthiessen, and River of Lakes by Bill Belleville. This paper discusses the role that culture has played in environmental . . . .

BEING BROUGHT FROM AFRICA

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the poem "Being Brought From Africa," by Phillis Wheatley.

PHILLIS WHEATLEY

Phillis Wheatley came to America as a slave when she was a young girl; she was probably about eight-years-old when Mr. and Mrs. Wheatley purchased her. She lived in Boston with the family, serving as . . . .

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