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  • The Beginning of American Agricultural Literature

    The Beginning of American Agricultural Literature

    http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010107earlyam/010107earlyamsoil.html JARED ELIOT 1685-1763 THE BEGINNING OF AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL LITERATURE In colonial times almost every man was a farmer. Even the preachers and doctors were part-time farmers. Jared Eliot, a minister and doctor of Killingsworth, Conn., was no exception. In his spare time he practiced farming and when he rode horseback calling upon his parishioners and the sick in his community, he noticed the way other farmers farmed. He noticed that water running from a

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: regina
  • English Literature

    English Literature

    The deaths in each of these stories are quite similar in certain ways, but also different. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” the death was a penalty for a crime that had been committed. What we see in the story is a last memory or dream, before the actual death occurs. At the time we don’t know this, but could probably guess after a few minutes into the story. When the board is removed

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    Essay Length: 738 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Victor
  • Otis Murphy Review

    Otis Murphy Review

    Otis Murphy, a saxophonist, graduated from The University of Georgia with a degree in music and received his masters in music from Indiana University. He and his wife, Haruko Murphy, team up in this concert with him playing the saxophone and Mrs. Murphy playing the piano. The first piece played was the Pequena Czarda by Pedro Iturradle. The piece began peaceful and mellow; the atmosphere was in a relaxed mood. The melody was filled with

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    Essay Length: 424 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Book Review: Enemy at the Gates

    Book Review: Enemy at the Gates

    “Enemy at the Gates” Craig Williams was born in Concord Massachusetts. He wrote the book “Enemy at the Gates” in 1973. The point of this book was to show both the extreme importance of this battle in the course of World War II and the courage of both the German and Russian troops during this horrific battle. This book did an excellent job portraying the hardships the soldiers faced and the gruesome scope of the

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    Essay Length: 766 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Story of Painting: A Critical Review

    The Story of Painting: A Critical Review

    Critical Review on The Story of Painting The Story of Painting by Sister Wendy Beckett is a very insightful informational book. As it takes us through history on the back of art, it shows how the painters felt, maybe a little bit of their culture and a lot of their religious values. Through time, studying the different types of art and the different perceptions of how people lived. The very first artist in Biblical times

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    Essay Length: 494 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Purpose of Literature

    The Purpose of Literature

    I believe that the purpose of literature is to educate, inform, entertain and give the author a chance to express them self. I know that when I read, it helps me to escape my own world sometimes and go somewhere else fun and exciting. I think that some literature is just meant to be entertaining while other literature can educate or inform also. I believe that older literature can be very educating and entertaining. It

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    Essay Length: 349 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Review on Water

    Review on Water

    In my opinion, I would not want to watch this film again. Even though the film was very good and extremely powerful, I found it good enough to watch only once. The storyline of movie and the category of which it falls into are factors that determine whether you want to watch the film more than once. For example, if someone is interested in the philosophical or religious category of films, than they would watch

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    Essay Length: 557 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: regina
  • It Doesn’t Matter - Article Review

    It Doesn’t Matter - Article Review

    In the article "IT Doesn't Matter" Carr suggests that IT is no longer strategically important, therefore, organizations need to change the way they approached IT investment and management. Carr does not dispute that information technology is the backbone of commerce that supports individual business operations, vendor supply chains and customer relationship management. He suggests that as IT's power and ubiquity increase, its strategic value or capacity to provide a sustained competitive advantage decreases. He implies

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    Essay Length: 868 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Gospel - Movie Review

    The Gospel - Movie Review

    For my reaction paper I chose to do New Modern Medium which included a movie. The movie I chose was The Gospel, which starred Boris Kodjoe of Soul Food and American Idols first season finalists Tamira Gray. The movie starts out with a young boy singing soulfully at the church. The young boy David Taylor who’s aspirations is to be a pastor like his father. In the beginning David and his best friend Frank are

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    Essay Length: 596 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Willian Faulkner - "literature Giant"

    Willian Faulkner - "literature Giant"

    William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons born to Murry and Maud Butler Faulkner. He was named after his great-grandfather, William Clark Faulkner, the “Old Colonel,” who had been killed eight years earlier in a duel with his former business partner in the streets of Ripley, Mississippi. A lawyer, politician, planter, businessman, Civil War colonel, railroad financier, and finally a best-selling writer (of the

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: David
  • Literary Modes in War Literature

    Literary Modes in War Literature

    Literary Modes in War Literature The immediate impact of The Things They Carried is based on O’Brien’s fidelity to detail. The things they carried were largely determined by necessity. Among the necessities or near necessities were P-38 can openers, pocket knives, heat tabs, wristwatches, dog tags, mosquito repellent, chewing gum, candy, cigarettes, salt tablets, packets of Kool-Aid, lighters, matches, sewing kits, Military Payment Certificates, C rations, and two or three canteens of water. Together

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    Essay Length: 1,419 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Review of "ordinary Resurrections" by Jonathan Kozol

    Review of "ordinary Resurrections" by Jonathan Kozol

    In his book, Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol pulls back the veil and provides readers with a glimpse of the harsh conditions and unrelenting hope that exists in a community located in the South Bronx called Mott Haven. Mr. Kozol provides his own socially conscious and very informative view of the issues facing the children and educators in this poverty ravaged neighborhood. Just his commentary would paint a very

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    Essay Length: 2,186 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Patriot - Movie Review

    The Patriot - Movie Review

    The Patriot Movie Review I. Title- The Patriot Production Date- June 28th 2000 Major Characters- Benjamin Martin: Mel Gibson Gabriel Martin: Heath Ledger Charlotte Selton: Joely Richardson Johnny Issacs: William Tavington Lisa Brenner: Anne Howard Charles Cornwallis: Tom Wilkinson II. Movie Summary: “The Patriot” takes place during the Revolutionary War. It’s 1776 and intense fighting is going on in the north, while in the south the people are scrambling to recruit anyone who was

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    Essay Length: 1,322 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: July
  • The Emancipation Proclamation Book Review

    The Emancipation Proclamation Book Review

    The Emancipation Proclamation. John Hope Franklin. Wheeling, Illinois: Harlan Davidson, 1963, 1965, 1995. 155 pp. In the book The Emancipation Proclamation, the author John Hope Franklin, tells a story of the emancipation of slaves through the trials of then, President Abraham Lincoln. He leads us through the action before, during, and after the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation in an attempt to give us a greater understanding of the actions taken by President Lincoln. In

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Beautiful Mind - Film Review

    A Beautiful Mind - Film Review

    A Beautiful Mind: Film Review A Beautiful Mind tells a different side of story that not many have ever thought of before. It is a movie about a mathematician genius whose life is turned completely around when people who do not exist come alive in the person's mind. The underlying theme is ultimately genius versus madness. What is the cost of being truly extraordinary? Being genius may not always have its perks. To be extraordinary,

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • Science and Technology in Literature

    Science and Technology in Literature

    Just an Analog Boy in a Digital World In the short story “Harrison Bergeron,” societal equality has been achieved by handicapping the most intelligent, athletic or beautiful members of society down to the level of the highest common endowment. To do so process central to the society which is overseen by the United States Handicapper General. At the time of the story, the office of Handicapper General is filled by the shotgun-toting Diana Moon Glampers.

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    Essay Length: 1,390 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Palestine by Joe Sacco - a Book Review

    Palestine by Joe Sacco - a Book Review

    Joe Sacco's graphic novel, Palestine, deals with the repercussions of the first intifada in Israel/Palestine/the Holy Land. The story follows the author through the many refugee camps and towns around Palestine as he tries to gather information, stories, and pictures to construct his graphic novel. While the book is enjoyable at a face level, there are many underlying themes conveyed throughout its illustrated pages and written text. The most obvious of the themes is that

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    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Chinatown - Movie Review

    Chinatown - Movie Review

    Throughout the movie Chinatown, a film noir like atmosphere is portrayed. This is one of the first pictures that used this style of film in color format. Even though it was not black and white, and the producer could not utilize the use of shadows as much, it was still one of the best film noir movies ever made. Many other techniques were used to capture the gloomy mood that this genre of film

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    Essay Length: 483 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Macbeth Theatre Review

    Macbeth Theatre Review

    The play Macbeth, directed by Arthur Dignam and Robert Menzies, was unique from other interpretations of the well-known Shakespeare play ‘Macbeth’, as the main characters were performed by women, and one of the ‘Weird Sisters’ was performed by the male director, Arthur Dignam. This casting decision of experimenting with different gender roles is indeed interesting as it eliminates stereotypes i.e. witches are known to be females; and it challenges the idea of “what it means

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    Essay Length: 1,028 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • Book Review of Managing About the People

    Book Review of Managing About the People

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………… 3 2. About the author……………………………………………………………… 4 3. Overview of the Book………………………………………………………... 5 4. Book review…………………………………………………………………… 6 5. Conclusion……………………………………………………………………. 15 6. References…………………………………………………………………….. 16 7. Bibliography………………………………………………………………….. 17 The Truth About Managing People...And Nothing But the Truth Bibliographic information Title The Truth About Managing People Author(s) Stephen P Robbins Publisher Financial Times Prentice Hall Publication Date 2003 Subject Business / Economics / Finance Format Hardcover Pages 211 Dimensions 5.38 x 7.38 x

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • History of Literature

    History of Literature

    Dear Sarah, Hi! How is everything? I received your letter and I am so sorry that it took me so long to write you back. I completely understand where you are coming from about taking Blume’s American Literature class. English is definitely not my favorite subject but I definitely think that there are things in the course that are beneficially to know. It is not all just old English rubbish that is so hard to

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    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Fonta
  • African Literature

    African Literature

    Literature is yet another genre that Africa’s intellectual elites struggle to elucidate coherence for dissemination and consumption to ingrain within viable institutions. Modern African literature is considered a byproduct as well as an explicit goal engineered at the Berlin Conference (1884-5) by the imperialist nations of Europe. The challenge for African literature is to be incorporated in the �universal’ standards of literary canons without the demeaning criticisms of this controlled universalism by the very Westerners

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    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Middle Ground, a Review of Gilead

    Middle Ground, a Review of Gilead

    Middle Ground, A Review of Gilead The eager followers of Marilynne Robinson have been granted their wish of a second novel. The author’s most recent work in Gilead has been awarded with the gold seal of the Pulitzer Prize. Readers receive the gift of a thoughtful story which takes on views on the morals and spirituality of all people. The book does a wonderful job at allowing the reader to form their own beliefs

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    Essay Length: 643 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Yan
  • Review of Saving Private Ryan

    Review of Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan is a story of the terror of war and human sacrifice. Directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Sam Weisman, Robert Evans, Kenneth Branagh, and Judy Davis, starring Tom Hanks(John Miller), Matt Damon(James Ryan), and Tom Sizemore, the motion picture bursted onto the big screen on July 24, 1998 and went on to win five academy awards. I saw the movie when it came out on video with my family

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Victor
  • Wal-Mart Case Review - Economics

    Wal-Mart Case Review - Economics

    How is Wal-Mart able to sustain its economic profit in the face of intense competition? In an article by Burt Helm from Business Week Online, March 28, 2007, Wal-Mart CEO: “I’m not a big fan of marketing”. He later said he meant just “advertising,” but that’s what Chief Executive Lee Scott replied when I asked him what he expected from the upcoming ad campaign, and how the company planned to get shoppers to buy items

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    Essay Length: 1,047 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Kevin

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