• Emily Dickinson Pag 2000 Line
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    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1830, the second of three children of Edward and Emily (Norcross) Dickinson. Samuel Fowler Dickinson, her grandfather, had been one of the founders of Amherst College, and had built a mansion on Main Street, reputed to be the first brick house in Amherst, which became known in the family as the Homestead. (Godden, 7) Her father was, like his father before him, a lawyer. Emily's older brother Austin would be a lawyer as...
  • The Effectiveness Of Symbolism In The Scarlet Letter
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    Winston 1 The Effectiveness of Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter The effectiveness of symbolism in Nathaniel Hawthornes, The Scarlet Letter adds to the story. Hawthorne uses symbolism in many ways throughout this novel. By adding this marvelous feature he makes it clear to what he is trying to accomplish. The scarlet letter itself is symbolic. In this novel locations, colors, and people are all major elements of symbolism that bring out the story. Unlink other forms of symbolism used by Hawthorne ...
  • Parallel Greek Myths Dec 2000
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    Mythology is the traditions that have been passed down orally, among a culture, for many generations. Myths can include several different elements, often varying slightly. Most include fantasy or unnatural characters, such as monsters, dragons, gods and goddesses. Myths generally tell a story which is the basis for many beliefs among a culture. Greek and Roman myths encompass the gods that the cultures worship. Myths often serve to teach a lesson or play on superstitions. The origin is unknown ...
  • The Gaia Hypothesis Earth Life Living
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    The Gaia Hypothesis The Gaia Hypothesis is a hypothesis that was developed by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in the late 1970's. James Lovelock is a British scientist, an atmospheric chemist, and also an inventor with an education in human physiology. Lynn Margulis was a microbiologist during the 1970's at Boston University. She also originated the theory of the eukaryotic cell arising as a result of endo symbiotic cell capture. This theory is the one that gave her the credibility to advance t...
  • Bavaria Bavarian People
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    Bavaria "They are of rugged stock, but not rough or ill mannered, fierce but not malicious, and they have a great store of strength and natural character" (Joseph Grres). As articulated by Joseph Grres the people of Germany are a kind and powerful race. A state whose people live this description daily are the Bavarian people of western Germany. For the Bavarian people a rich cultural heritage is an obligation as there is scarcely another people that cherishes and actively lives its culture like ...
  • Benedict Arnold British Peggy Fort
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    ... al leader and Benedict Arnold, a colonel from Connecticut. Arnold trained his own militia force for the capture of the fort. Arnold and Allen met up in Bennington. Arnold accompanied Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys, also known as Vermont soldiers, before heading off to Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775. (Kenneth 65) Benedict Arnold shared the command with Allen. Allen and Arnold led the Green Mountain Boys in a surprise attack. Not a single person from Arnold and Allen's troops had d...
  • Historical Transformation Of Class
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    Historical materialism is the Marxist approach for interpreting history. It is the interpretation of relations between groups of people and the resulting class struggles. According to Marxist theory, there exists a sequence of historical stages each with its own ruling class. Under feudalism the ruling class is the nobility, whereas the capitalists are predominant in capitalism, and socialism has its proletariat's. An understanding of historical materialism is of importance to the ideology of a...
  • Effects Of Chicory Online Internet 29 September 2000
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    Chicory, chi corium intybus, is a weed which produces blue flowers. It is also known as endive, succory, watcher of the road, and barbe de capuchin (beard of the monk). It commonly grows at the side of the road and paths blooming in June to October. It grows in North and South America, eastern Asia, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia. It can be both domestic and wild, growing in gardens as well as the side of the road. Chicory has leafy stems. The leaves alternate from lance-shaped with t...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And The Use Of Ritalin
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    As I began to think about what I wanted to write my paper about, I thought of all the topics in education that I would like to know more about. I finally choose ADD/ADHD and the use of Ritalin as my subject matter. Not being a parent or an experienced educator as of yet, I see America's propensity to over medicate reaching our youngest population. I think the statement by Dr. Breggin is quite profound, "When we drug millions of children to make them more compliant and easier to manage at home an...
  • Abortion Online Internet
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    In our Abortion Abortion In our media-intensive culture it is not difficult to find different opinions, thousands of newspapers and dozen of radio and television talk shows resound different points of view. One important issue that is being wildly discussed is of a woman's right to determinate an unwanted pregnancy by making a choice to have an abortion. This issue can be considered from different perspectives. They can be moral, religious or legal. Those who oppose the abortion rights and call ...