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  • Style Analysis of "the Company Man"

    Style Analysis of "the Company Man"

    Style Analysis of "The Company Man" In "The Company Man," the main character, Phil, literally works himself to death after decades of hard work and dedication to his company. Ellen Goodman, a columnist, wrote this newspaper article in order to show that hard work does not always have its benefits. In life, we must slow down from our hectic schedules to appreciate life itself. The vivid diction describes the sarcasm that Goodman has towards Phil.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Short Story Analysis of "araby" by James Joyce

    Short Story Analysis of "araby" by James Joyce

    Short Story Analysis of "Araby" by James Joyce In James Joyce's short story "Araby," the main character is a young boy who confuses obsession with love. This boy thinks he is in love with a young girl, but all of his thoughts, ideas, and actions show that he is merely obsessed. Throughout this short story, there are many examples that show the boy's obsession for the girl. There is also evidence that shows the boy

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Mikki
  • A Critical Analysis of Hamlet

    A Critical Analysis of Hamlet

    Why is Shakespeare considered to be one of the greatest playwrights of his time? Shakespeare lived in the Elizabethan era and had to write for an Elizabethan audience and theater. By today's standards, this was no picnic in the park. Under those circumstances, he wrote some of the greatest works in history. These works, still popular today, prove him to be a consummate dramatist. Shakespeare knew how to craft dramatic scenes full of external and

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    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Analysis of Hamlet's Emotional Character

    Analysis of Hamlet's Emotional Character

    Disillusionment. Depression. Despair. These are the burning emotions churning in young Hamlet's soul as he attempts to come to terms with his father's death and his mother's incestuous, illicit marriage. While Hamlet tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered idealism, he consciously embarks on a quest to seek the truth hidden in Elsinore; this, in stark contrast to Claudius' fervent attempts to obscure the truth of murder. Deception versus truth; illusion versus reality.

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    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Analysis of Hamlet's First Soliloquy

    Analysis of Hamlet's First Soliloquy

    Hamlet's first soliloquy in Act I, scene ii, lines 133-164 is a passionate and startling passage that strongly contrasts to the artificial dialogue and actions that he portrays to his uncle Claudius throughout the remainder of the play. This soliloquy serves to reveal Hamlet's melancholia and the reasons for his dispair in an outpouring of anger, disgust, sorrow, and grief through which he explains how everything in his life seems futile and miserable. He mourns

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    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Romeo and Juliet Analysis

    Romeo and Juliet Analysis

    The tragedy that befalls the main characters, is a direct result of the battle between the two families." Since Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy, Romeo and Juliet are going to die in the end. Some events have to lead to their deaths, and someone makes these events happen. The two families who started it all and cause death of "a pair of star-crossed lovers". The Capulets and Montagues would be most responsible for the

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    Essay Length: 591 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Steve
  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander The Great Alexander the Great's relation to triumph is obvious, he created an army which took over most of the known world. But what is not known widely is how tragic his life was. I cannot do full justice to his life but I will do my best to describe it. When Alexander was a child his parents were constantly fighting and his father was usually away on campaigns, so he rarely saw him

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    Submitted: December 20, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression The Great Depression occurred on October, 27 1929 during the presidency of Herbert Hoover. The person I interviewed was not alive during the Great Depression, but still knew quiet a bit about it. They, (meaning the person I interviewed) learned about the Great Depression through school, parents, grandparents, and research. The stalk market crashed in 1929 causing the Great Depression. People put all their money into banks and into stocks. When the

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression The 1930's were a sad time for many. It is the time when the stock market crashed, banks closed, and millions were left penniless. To fully understand the events of the 1930's and the Great Depression, one must first understand the economic terms of that period, as well as the many acts and groups that contributed to helping the nation get back on its feet. The business cycle is the pattern of

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Bejamin Franklin - a Life of a Great Man

    Bejamin Franklin - a Life of a Great Man

    Benjamin Franklin During the period after America's "birth" there were many incredible people but none more so than Benjamin Franklin. Ben is considered one of America's greatest citizens. He accomplished many things in his lifetime; he was a scientist, an inventor, a politician, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist. In the 1700s, a scientist was someone who thought about the way things work and tried to figure out ways to make things

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Kevin
  • An Analysis of the Energizer Bunny Commercial Sequence

    An Analysis of the Energizer Bunny Commercial Sequence

    Energizer batteries have been equated with long-lasting energy in your Walkman or other battery-operated appliance. "That damned Energizer bunny" is the cause; he's so aggravating. It seems like that pink bunny rabbit is running across the television screen every other second, it's so annoying. The advertising campaign has been so effective that not only did the company (finally) surpass Duracell in sales, but the advertising company was awarded an Obie (the advertising equivalent of

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    Submitted: January 8, 2009 By: David
  • An Analysis of the Video "like a Prayer" by Madonna

    An Analysis of the Video "like a Prayer" by Madonna

    An Analysis of the Video "Like A Prayer" by Madonna Madonna first arrived in the national popular culture in 1984 with her song "Borderline". She moved very quickly in the ensuing years to make several records (many of which have gone multi-platinum) and to take several world tours with sold-out concerts, and has caused quite a bit of controversy in what she has done in the public eye. Examples include posing nude for Penthouse magazine

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    Submitted: January 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Analysis of Elizabeth Bishops - the Moose

    Analysis of Elizabeth Bishops - the Moose

    Elizabeth Bishop's "The Moose" is a narrative poem of 168 lines. Its twenty-eight six-line stanzas are not rigidly structured. Lines vary in length from four to eight syllables, but those of five or six syllables predominate. The pattern of stresses is lax enough almost to blur the distinction between verse and prose; the rhythm is that of a low-keyed speaking voice hovering over the descriptive details. The eyewitness account is meticulous and restrained. The poem

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Paper of Great Things

    The Paper of Great Things

    THE PAPER OF GREAT THINGS In the novel The God of Small Things by Arudhati Roy a relationship between a family is shown and the painful past comes through several memories and the presence of the caste system in India is used to juxtapose right vs. wrong. A very powerful closeness is observed between the two main characters and through their relationship one of the main themes of love through obscurity is showcased by the

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Lab Report: Qualitative Analysis

    Lab Report: Qualitative Analysis

    Lab Report: Qualitative Analysis Aim: The aim of this experiment is to identitfy an unknown powder by conducting several experiments to determine the anion and cation of the given salt. Hypothesis: The unknown salt named "H" could be ferric nitrate ( iron(III)nitrate) since the salt exists as pale violet crystals. Qualitative Observations: When testing for nitrate ions I saw that the gas given off from the solution turned the red litmus paper blue. This showed

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    Submitted: January 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • Design Analysis

    Design Analysis

    Evaluation I think my tea coffee and sugar storage unit is a successful finished product. It has fashionable, clean, smooth design and it can be stained again to compliment any kitchen. The label tea coffee and sugar make the purpose of the product clear. The tea compartment holds teabags and keeps them fresh because the cover is water and airtight a teabag can be quickly and easily removed. The sugar compartment holds sugar compartment holds

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    Submitted: January 24, 2009 By: Victor
  • Analysis of the Three Plans for Reconstruction

    Analysis of the Three Plans for Reconstruction

    Analysis of the Three Plans for Reconstruction The American Civil War, lasting from 1861-1865, was the most severe military conflict the country had seen; it involved the United States of America (the Union), and eleven secessionist Southern states (the Confederate States of America). The war was the upshot of decades worth of political, social, and economic conflict between the agricultural South, which produced mainly cash crops such as cotton, tobacco, and sugarcane, and the industrial

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression

    The Great Depression took place from 1930 to 1939. During this time the prices of stock fell 40%. 9,000 banks went out of business and 9 million savings accounts were wiped out. 86,00 businesses failed, and wages were decreased by an average of 60%. The unemployment rate went from 9% all the way to 25%, about 15 million jobless people. CAUSES Unequal distribution of wealth High Tariffs and war debts Over production in industry and

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Economical Events That Lead up to the Great Depression

    Economical Events That Lead up to the Great Depression

    Information: In the 1920's, things were really rocking in the US and around the world. The rapid increase in industrialization was fueling growth in the economy, and technology improvements had the leading economists believing that the up rise would continue. During this boom period, wages increased along with consumer spending, and stock prices began to rise as well. Billions of dollars were invested in the stock market as people began speculating on the rising stock

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    Essay Length: 612 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression

    The Great Depression was the worst economic decline ever in U.S. history. It began in late 1929 and lasted about a decade. Throughout the 1920's, many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; the main causes were the unequal distribution of wealth and extensive stock market speculation. Money was distributed unequally between the rich and the middle-class, between industry and agriculture within the United States, and between the U.S. and Europe. This disproportion

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Comparative Analysis of Roger B. Taney and Wiiliam Rehnquist

    A Comparative Analysis of Roger B. Taney and Wiiliam Rehnquist

    Roger b. Taney and William Rehnquist are two Supreme Court Justices separated by a time span of one hundred and fifty years. This distance between them means that while they may share the same views on some political issues, the majority of them will differ. Such differences have had and everlasting impact on the United States and made Taney and Rehnquist two highly recognized historical figures. In his early years, Rehnquist fluctuated between moderate and

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Fdr's Response to the Great Depression

    Fdr's Response to the Great Depression

    FDR's Response to the Great Depression The stock market crash of 1929 set in motion a chain of events that would plunge the United States into a deep depression. The Great Depression of the 1930's spelled the end of an era of economic prosperity during the 1920's. Herbert Hoover was the unlucky president to preside over this economic downturn, and he bore the brunt of the blame for the depression. Hoover believed the root cause

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Causes of the Great War

    Causes of the Great War

    Causes of the Great War The impact of the First World War is still with us. In many respects the events of modern Europe are a direct result of what happened during World War I. Adolph Hitler himself was a product of the First World War. World War I also gave Russian communists opportunity to overthrow the government in Russia and proclaim communism. The events that took place in "No Mans Land" definitely had an

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great is, arguably, the most famous secular figure in history. His magnetism in life was rivaled only by his magnetism in death, and the story of his career has evoked vastly different interpretations in his age and ours. Young romantic hero or megalomaniac villain? Alexander III of Macedon conquered all who stood before him, but usually in order to free the lower class. He did more to spread the Hellenistic culture than anyone

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: regina
  • The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - an Analysis of the Formation of Identity

    The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - an Analysis of the Formation of Identity

    The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An Analysis of the Formation of Identity "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you will now see how a slave was made a man." –Frederick Douglass The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave details the progression of a slave to a man, and thus, the formation of his identity. The narrative functions as a persuasive essay, written in the

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack

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