Chapter information: A very brief outline.
Introduction to the Penrose family – Michael, Ida, Hart (Hartley) and Alice. Story is told from Hartley’s point of view. Michael is a pearling master. Sets up the tension between Michael and Ida.
Introduction to the...
Insight Text Guide
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About the author
Background & context
Lord of the Flies: Chapter Summary
Name: Thai Son
Teacher: Ms. Heather
Chapter 1: A plane evacuating British boys has been shot down in the Pacific. The boys have been ejected safely from the plane and have landed on a remote island. With no adult supervision, t...
Scarlet Letter Chapter Summaries
The Prison Door
The first chapter pretty much sets the scene for the rest of the book. It describes a door, the door to the prison in seventeenth century Boston. The door is studded with iron spikes and is surrounded with overgrown weeds and one roseb...
The Divine Wind – Q1
The Construction of Derby Boxer
In the years preceding the First World War, Australia was rife with racism, sexism, suspicion, and class prejudice. However, Broome in Australia’s north-west, was a place of notable exception. Its inhabitants of Japanese, Aboriginal and Eu...
Chapter one from the origins of Agriculture to the First River-Valley Civilizations
Civilization - Complex society that has agricultural life, as well as political, social, economical and technological traits
Culture – A general trend of arts, beliefs, technology, and knowle...
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding – Chapter Summaries and Analysis
Chapter 1: The Sound of the Shell
* A group of British schoolboys find themselves scattered over a deserted tropical island when the plan...
Bhagavad Gita Notes
* Moksha – liberation from samsara (life and death sequence) through spiritual wisdom
* Buddhist term – Nervana
* Atman – core of self, consciousness
* Goal, to gain spiritual wisdom/consciousness within atman, to become on...
1. Siddhartha’s birth was miraculous, queen Maya conceived her son when Siddhartha descended from heaven and entered his mother’s womb in the form of a baby white elephant a symbol of purity. His birth was similar to that of Jesus.
2. Siddhartha vis...
Inferno section 1: Dante's journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio), and Heaven (Paradiso) takes place in 1300, at the midpoint of his life. Dante sets himself as the narrator and main character of this epic poem. His flight through Hell begins in a dark and...
From the origins of Agriculture to the First River-Valley Civilizations,
8000 B.C.E. to 1500 B.C.E.
Thesis: Early people lived near rivers and waterways in order to be successful in their agriculture while developing tools for hunting and gathering meanwhile competing with foragers.
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Chapter 14 Cornell Notes
* Aeneas Sylvus doubted whether anyone could convince the Christians leaders to take arms against the Muslims
* French and English armies had been fighting for over a century
* The German rulers didn’t r...
The Female Divine
THE GREAT GODDESS
Was There a Great Goddess?
During the last century and a half, numerous and seemingly related prehistoric artifacts depicting female ﬁgures have been found in a wide range from France to
Siberia and as far south as Greece. Among these ancient...
Comparing the Spatial Images and Multiple Perspectives in
Paradise Lost and the Divine Comedy
In Paradise Lost, John Milton reinterpreted the first three chapter of Genesis, describing the rebellion of Satan, the creation of humankind and the downfall of the human ancestor whose...
A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook Title: GONE WITH THE WIND Author: Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) eBook No.: 0200161.txt Edition: 1 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII--7 bit Date first posted: February 2002 Date most recently updated: February 2002 This eBook was produced by: Don L...
A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE
CHAPTER I. FROM THE CONQUEST TO CHAUCER.
The Norman conquest of England, in the 11th century, made a break in the natural growth of the English language and literature. The old English or Anglo−Saxon had been a purely Germanic...
TO J.R.M. Part One CHAPTER I SCARLETT O’HARA was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were. In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish fat...
CHAPTER 1INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
What is meant by software engineering.
Software engineering ethics
A brief introduction to ethical issues that affect software engineering.
An introduction to three examples that are used in later chapters in the book.
Overview of the Chapter
This chapter describes what motivation is, the psychological forces that encourage it, and why managers need to promote high levels of it for an organization to be effective and achieve its goals. It examines important theories of motivation: expectancy theory, needs the...