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  • Battle Royal

    Battle Royal

    Blind Is as Invisible Does, A man dealing with his perceptions of himself based on the perceptions of the society around him in Ralph Ellison's "Battle Royal" "Battle Royal", an excerpt from Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, is far more than a commentary on the racial issues faced in society at that time. It is an example of African-American literature that addresses not only the social impacts of racism, but the psychological components as well. The

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    Essay Length: 2,296 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Battle Royal

    Battle Royal

    "Battle Royal" is a story about a black boy that is psychologically wakened when he overhears what his grandfather says at his deathbed to his father. This boy, before he realizes who he really is, and his social standing in the society that he lives, is searching to find himself. However this search is filled with many obstacles, because he lives in a time when people of his status are conditioned to act, talk,

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    Essay Length: 1,353 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Battle Against the Patriarchal Order in Society

    The Battle Against the Patriarchal Order in Society

    The Battle Against the Patriarchal Order in Society By V. Lucero Abstract This document analyses the different ways that the philosophers Laura Mulvey and Simone DeBeauvoir see women in our society; based on their books Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema and The Second Sex respectively. Mulvey focuses on how women are portrayed in the film industry for the pleasure of men while DeBeauvoir emphasizes about how women have been depicted as inferior in society as

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    Essay Length: 1,317 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Battle of the Atlantic

    The Battle of the Atlantic

    The Battle of the Atlantic In the fall of 1931, the Atlantic Ocean was the boiling point of a criminal battle between the British and Germans. Most people think that the Battle of the Atlantic may have decided World War II’s outcome. This battle was the dominating factor throughout the war. The Battle of the Atlantic was a violent and destructive battle. Many people lost their lives fighting in this battle. New technology was one

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    Essay Length: 1,706 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • Gunslinger: Battle Between Good and Evil

    Gunslinger: Battle Between Good and Evil

    The dilemma between good and evil began long before our time, and it’s been chronicled since man could write. Stephen King, one of the controversial writers of our time, brings his characters to life by giving them peculiar attributes, individual and bold attitudes, and places them in unusual predicaments. The Gunslinger series by Stephen King is a sequence of books that show the internal struggle between good and evil. His character are presented with obstacles,

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    Essay Length: 1,289 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Jack
  • Ralph Ellison's “battle Royal”

    Ralph Ellison's “battle Royal”

    Ralph Ellison’s “Battle Royal” is a story about blindness and realization. It’s about conformity and uprising. “Battle Royal” is about wanting to please the very people who look at you as an inferior race. In this story, the narrator is moved from idealism to realism. He is awakened to a new world in which he finally sees the prejudice that exists and that is directed toward him. The story begins with the narrator reminiscing about

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    Essay Length: 820 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: regina
  • Lose Heart

    Lose Heart

    T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Winter Evening Settles Down” and Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” both share the same theme of the alienation of the individual from society. It is the moods of desolation and despair, loneliness and struggle that reflect both authors’ observations of the individual alienated from society. In his poem, Eliot reveals the first clue to the mood of the poem in his first line. The winter evening settles down

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    Essay Length: 773 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Battle of Poltova

    The Battle of Poltova

    The Battle of Poltava is the most famous and significant episode in the Great Northern War (1700-1721). The battle which took place on July 8th 1709 fell directly in the middle of the Great Northern War and is seen as the turning point in the war. Czar Peter I own cause to end Sweden's possession of its Baltic empire showed his strong will and determination. This battle in fact established Russia as an impressive European

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    Essay Length: 1,200 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown

    Summary In May 1781, French Admiral de Barras arrived in Rhode Island to take command of the blockaded fleet there and brought word that Admiral de Grasse would be bringing the long-awaited French fleet later in the year. General George Washington met with French Lt. General Rochambeau to plan operations up to and after Admiral de Grasse arrived. They decided to operate around New York City where Lt. General Henry Clinton was located, although Washington

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    Essay Length: 524 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Battle of San Pasqual

    The Battle of San Pasqual

    The Battle of San Pasqual Katie Baldridge Carl Coughlan History 111 March 6, 2005 Katie Baldridge Carl Coughlan History 111 March 6, 2005 The Battle of San Pasqual The battle of San Pasqual was one of the many battles fought against Americans to protect their land. The greedy American government was determined to conquer California from Mexico and make it part of the union. The mass migration of immigrants caused the widespread of people to

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Jack
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge

    As a Canadian, I view my country as that of a peacekeeping nation, which is openly shared around the world. For this, I find it very ironic that the turning point in our country's march to distinct nationhood was actually achieved during a bloody battle in World War I, infamously known as the battle of Vimy Ridge. It was in this victory that many Canadians, and historians since, argue was the key to making Canada

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    Essay Length: 970 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg

    Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg July 1 – July 3, 1863 was fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign. It was the most violent battle of the American Civil War and is viewed as the war's turning point. Union Major General George Gordon Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, ending Lee's invasion of the North. Following

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Analyse the Methods Used to Make the Opening Battle Sequence of ‘saving Private Ryan'both Shocking and Realistic, and Say How Effective You Find It as an Introduction to the Film

    Analyse the Methods Used to Make the Opening Battle Sequence of ‘saving Private Ryan'both Shocking and Realistic, and Say How Effective You Find It as an Introduction to the Film

    Saving Private Ryan was released on September 11th 1998, and was directed by Steven Spielberg and was a joint production of both DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount. Other films that Spielberg has directed are: Jaws (19) E.T (1982) Jurassic Park (1993) Schindler’s List (1993) Artificial Intelligence: AI (1997) Minority Report (2002) As well as many others. The film is about the historic D-Day Landings of Normandy in 1944, and is shown through American soldiers’ eyes and

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    Essay Length: 2,842 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge

    Miracle in Disguise The date was December 16, 1944 and the temperature that particular day, was well below freezing. The 106th infantry division of the United States Army was marching through the heavily forested Ardennes Mountains of Belgium on this day, unknowingly into the bloodiest battle the US would see in WWII. This battle, now known as the Battle of the Bulge, claimed the lives of over 81,000 American soldiers and 100,000 German soldiers. It

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    Essay Length: 795 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg was fought on July 3, 1863 and it was a turning point in the American Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought between the North and South over slavery. The whole war was because the North did not want slavery and the South wanted slavery. Even one battle was fought because of a guy named John Brown from the North and he wanted to give the slaves

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    Essay Length: 538 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: July
  • The Battle of Nature Vs. Nurture

    The Battle of Nature Vs. Nurture

    Mr. A. Taylor Philosophy 100 November 7, 2005 The Battle of Nature vs. Nurture In Nancy Kress’ “In Memoriam” the philosophical issue of identity becomes apparent. As a son pleads to his mother to take part in a medical procedure, which wipes your mind clear of memories, the question of “what makes me ‘me’?” arises. Set in the future, the mother is faced with a decision: whether or not she wants to die as a

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    Essay Length: 1,339 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Theme of “battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison and “a Worn Path” by Eudora Welty

    Theme of “battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison and “a Worn Path” by Eudora Welty

    In the 1940s a common theme in most stories written was racism. There is no exception here with the short stories “Battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison and “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty. These stories were written in the times when racism was a huge problem. Both these authors take the issue head on and really rub our faces in the truth. Along with the theme of racism, the stories tell us that a person

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    Essay Length: 919 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Battling Psyche

    The Battling Psyche

    The Battling Psyche The human psyche is a mysterious and unknown force that human beings have attempted to understand for centuries. It is understood that as human being we possess this psyche, however the nature of this psyche is not known and has thus been examined and hypothesized upon by many great minds. Literature in particular seeks the means to offer a theorized explanation of the workings of this mysterious psyche in a multitude of

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    Essay Length: 492 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Effects of Losing Rainforest

    The Effects of Losing Rainforest

    According to the article satellite images reflect that the Amazon rainforest is diminishing at an enormous rate. About 10,000 square miles of this beautiful forest is being lost to pastures for grazing, soybean plantations, and illegal logging. Since the year before there has been a forty percent increase in the deforestation of the Amazon forest. The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest. They expect this horrible trend to only become worse. Some conclude

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    Essay Length: 579 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: David
  • Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison

    Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison

    Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison SYMBOLISM 1) I wanted at one and the same time to run from the room, to sink through the floor…the small American flag tattooed upon her belly her thighs formed a Capital V. (Paragraph 7) The American flag symbolizes this all American notion about white women in America. She represents everything that is pure and beautiful. The woman represents the good in America. 2) Blindfolded. I could no longer control

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Max
  • Losing Weight

    Losing Weight

    Loosing weight to become more healthy can be very vigorous challenge for anyone to accomplish. It takes time, expense, dedication, will power, and the proper support for a person to really achieve a weight lost. One must also be prepared for the trails and triubulation or "ups and downs" that many go through in their journey. Also understanding that everyones bodies are differentant and might react differently to certian deiting plans, lifestyle changes or excersices.

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    Essay Length: 417 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Steve
  • America on Trial Inside Battles That Transformed Our Nation

    America on Trial Inside Battles That Transformed Our Nation

    America on Trial inside Battles that Transformed Our Nation By: Alan M. Dershowitz The book starts out by discussing how courtroom trial has fascinated human being from the beginning of recorded history. A trial can provide great insight into the passion, conflicts, and attitudes of a particular time period, despite sometimes because of its narrower focus. America on Trial book is an episodic history of our nation viewed through the prism of our most dramatic

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    Essay Length: 1,460 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg

    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great Civil War, to test whether that nation, or an nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on agreat battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as

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    Essay Length: 2,015 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Steve
  • We Are Repelled by Macbeth’s Violent and Destructive Course of Action, Yet Strangely We Never Lose Sympathy for Him.” to What Extent Do You Agree?

    We Are Repelled by Macbeth’s Violent and Destructive Course of Action, Yet Strangely We Never Lose Sympathy for Him.” to What Extent Do You Agree?

    “We are repelled by Macbeth’s violent and destructive course of action, yet strangely we never lose sympathy for him.” To what extent do you agree? Macbeth’s character is straightforward and uncomplicated. He is a man who allows himself to be tempted into committing a sin which he knows in advance to be abominable, and thereafter suffers the torment of seeing the consequences of his evil action. Macbeth is basically a good man lured into wickedness

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    Essay Length: 597 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: July
  • Ralph Ellison's Battle Royale

    Ralph Ellison's Battle Royale

    In Ralph Ellison's Battle Royale, an unidentified African American protagonist elucidates upon the inhumane nature of slavery and segregation in the south. He portrays this through his vivid descriptions of his grandfathers last dying words, his involvement in a degrading boxing match & obstacle course with his peers, and the deliverance of his speech on the subject of humility and submission as a means of advancement in a white society. He is then awarded a

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    Essay Length: 616 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Vika

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