• Brave New World: the Alienation of John in Both Cultures
    Cursed to a life of isolation because of his appearance, values, and outrageous thoughts, John was alienated mentally, emotionally, and physically in both the Savage Culture and the World State Culture. Torn between keeping true to his virtues and conforming to society, the treatment of John highli...
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  • Why Did John Proctor Decide to Rip Up His Signed Confession in Act 4 of the Crucible?
    John proctor is a good man. Despite his confessions to the court they continue to question him and leave him With 2 choices, to Confess to witchcraft or stay true to his belief. He is confused by what he wants and what is right. All he wants is to keep his honor which he refers as his name. Hale ask...
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  • Summary of John C. Calhoun's "Slavery a Postive Good"
    John C. Calhoun believed that our country relied too much on compromise. Instead of reinforcing the law or debating upon change everyone wants to compromise and satisfy the wants and needs of all people. Instead of taking the time to make logical, well-informed changes and carrying out those changes...
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  • Steinbeck's Experience and Feelings in "Breakfast" by John Steinbeck
    Steinbeck's experience and feelings in "Breakfast" by John Steinbeck John Steinbeck's stories depict his commiseration and compassion for the down-trodden class. He, in his stories, has summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migra...
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  • Character Analysis of Mr. Beelzy in John Collier's \
    In literature, a beguiling character often uses deception in order to mislead other characters. If an individual is skilled in this art, he may even go so far as to deceive the reader. In John Collier's short story, "Thus I Refute Beelzy," Mr. Beelzy is one such character. Throughout the work, he is...
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  • John Hale from the Crucible
    John Hale, from the Crucible Dynamic, Reverend John Hale needs only this one word to describe him. That is what separates Hale from any other character in the Crucible, while most characters are entirely static, with the exception of Elizabeth. That is why I consider him to be the best, and mos...
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  • Examine How John Wyndham in ‘Dumb Martian’ Captures the Moment When Someone’s Life Changes Dramatically.
    In the short story ‘Dumb Martian’ written by John Wyndham, the main character, Lellie’s life changes dramatically when she lock Duncan out of the dome and starts to challenge Duncan. Firstly, the author captured this moment by making this remarkable. It is so remarkable that it costs a huma...
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  • Daughters of Edward Darley Boit by John Singer Sargent
    While visiting family in Boston for the weekend, I returned to the Museum of Fine Arts. I came upon another of John Singer Sargent's works, Daughters of Edward Darley Boit. The composition of the painting intrigued me; and so I have chosen to write about the piece. This painting of four girls in...
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  • An Analysis of John Donne's \
    Melissa Brooks English 12 Honors Mrs. Nelson April 4, 2005 An Analysis of John Donne's "Death, Be Not Proud" In John Donne's poem "Death, Be Not Proud," the speaker directly attacks Death. The speaker does not fear Death because of his strong faith in God. Once being an Anglican Minister, D...
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  • Hunter S. Thompson, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die
    Hunter S. Thompson's journalistic prose-poem Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas used a lost weekend in Las Vegas as a metaphor for America's season in hell, also known as drug induced generational destiny that was the 1960's. Thompson, called in by a national magazine to cover a cross-country motorcyc...
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  • John Locke-Slavery
    The views of John Locke on the topic of slavery vary drastically from the actual events that took place in the United States. The experiences of Fredrick Douglas give truth to this statement. In Locke's Second Treatise of Government, he expresses the freedom that all men should have as long as the...
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  • John Muir vs. Gifford Pinchot
    Have you ever heard of John Muir and Gifford Pinchot? These two men expressed different beliefs over preservation and conservation. John Muir was America’s most famous conservationist. While Gifford Pinchot was one of America’s leading preservationist. Both of these men spent most of their lifet...
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  • John Steinbeck's Greatest Accomplishments
    John Steinbeck, born in 1902 in Salinas California to John Ernst and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck, became one of the greatest American writers of his century. Growing up Steinbeck read vigorously and was fascinated by Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte D’Arthur. It was Malory’s Morte D’Arthur that influe...
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  • The Crucible: John Proctor as a Trajic Hero
    In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, John Proctor plays the role of a tragic hero. During the hysteria in Salem, he managed to keep his wits about him despite previous mistakes that he made. Proctor's affair with Abigail and his strength to keep from blackening the names of his friends make him a trag...
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  • John Locke and Jean Domat: Two 17th Century Theories of Power
    During the 17th century, Europe was the center of two competing types of government; Absolutism and constitutionalism. Would a single ruler or shared power be best for the people? John Locke and Jean Domat both have their own opinions on how a government should administer. Jean Domat is a politic...
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  • An Explication of "The Flea" by John Donne
    Explication of "The Flea" John Donne's "The Flea" (rpt. in Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 8th ed. [Fort Worth: Harcourt, 2002] 890-891) explains that a teenage male will say almost anything in order to seduce a woman. The reader discovers that "T...
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  • John Donne: the Sun Also Rises
    Donne seems to consciously ignore conventional measures of rhyme and meter and poetic beauty. His language is direct and like a conversation instead of a typical verse, in which his verse is full of dissonance. Critics of John Donne's "The Sun Rising" often note that the poem's displacement of th...
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  • John D Rockeffeller
    What makes John D. Rockefeller an effective leader? In his decades of business, one of the key characteristics that propelled Rockefeller to success was his strong leadership abilities. It wasn't his status, nor his age that made Rockefeller a great leader. Instead, it was his influence. People...
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  • Nicholas Sparks - Dear John
    Nicholas Sparks Dear John Nicholas Charles Sparks was born on December 31, 1965, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was the middle of three children. He is an internationally-bestselling American novelist, screenwriter and one of the world's most loved authors. He has 15 published novels, with themes...
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  • John Steinbecks the Murder
    John Steinbeck's "The Murder" Throughout history, we've been told many stories and heard accounts of women who have been looked upon as their husbands' property and maltreated. Wives and female spouses have been violently abused and even killed in many cases, by their partners. John Steinbeck's "...
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