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19 Nov 2013

In which Period was The Sun Rising by John Donne written?

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

The sun rising' by John Donne is a Renaissance poem. It was published in 1633 after his death but the precise date when the poem was written is not known. ‘The sun rising' consists of thirty lines which are divided into three stanzas. Donne is known for using imaginative writing ,...

15 Nov 2013

News as a Form of Crime Fiction

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

Knowledge regarding crime is heavily derived from news sources such as newspapers and television news programs. The pervasiveness and perceived omniscient state of the news leaves the consumer vulnerable to the media's distortion of events. Crime as depicted through the news does not necessarily...

15 Nov 2013

Feelings of Confinement within William Blake's "Infant Sorrow"

Case study - 1 pages - Literature

William Blake's “Infant Sorrow”, is a reflection of the speaker's discontent as an infant. Initially, the poem describes the speaker's birth, and then proceeds to discuss the subsequent actions and feelings of the infant. Predominately, Blake's literary work provides a negative...

15 Nov 2013

Gandalf and Dumbledore as Paternal Figures

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

Within the novels, The Hobbit and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, both J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling invent fictional realms in which an array of magical creatures resides. The Hobbit includes the journey of Bilbo Baggins as he, and an accompaniment of dwarves, attempts to acquire an...

15 Nov 2013

Interpreting "Araby" and "A&P" through the discourse of power

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Joyce's “Araby” and Updike's “A&P” both exhibit young, male protagonists who, through a series of events, come to a realization that denotes their shift from adolescence to adulthood. “Araby” describes the daily life of the juvenile narrator, and his actions as a...

15 Nov 2013

The criticism of females within Chekhov's The Darling

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Anton Chekhov's “The Darling” examines the life style of protagonist, Olenka, with particular interest placed on her various relationships. Chekhov utilizes the character of Olenka to comment on the female condition. He satirizes the role of females within society, alluding to several...

15 Nov 2013

The Physical Representation of Artificial Intelligence Within A.I. Artificial Intelligence, The Terminator and The Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Case study - 4 pages - Literature

An individual's external appearance serves as a basis for initial judgment. Pre-conceived notions regarding an individual's internal merit are predominately formed through the scrutiny of an individual's biologically driven physical features, as well as their attire. However, individuals are...

15 Nov 2013

Comparing the Ideals of Beauty within "Sonnet 18" and "The Lady's Dressing Room"

Case study - 1 pages - Literature

Shakespeare's “Sonnet 18”, and Swift's “The Lady's Dressing Room”, both include an individual discussing their lover, although on dissimilar plains of thought. Within “Sonnet 18”, the writer's beloved is compared to a summer's day, concluding that the companion is...

15 Nov 2013

Analyzing the lesson by Toni Cade Bambara

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Failure of human beings to accept the realities of life so that apathy and lethargy sets in, has proved to be very destructive in the social setting of most people's communities. However, there are individuals who stand out in the crowd despite various community challenges and fight so hard to...

11 Nov 2013

The Humanization of Robots in Pixar's "Wall-E"

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Pixar's “Wall-E”, presents an interpretation of the future in which, by the year 2775, Earth has become a desolate wasteland. Due to the accumulation of garbage, high toxicity levels have resulted in the planet becoming inhabitable. All that remains on Earth is a Waste Allocation Load...

11 Nov 2013

Sunma's Dual Role in Soyinka's "The Strong Breed"

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

One of the predominant themes within Wole Soyinka's The Strong Breed is the dichotomy between foreigners and citizens. Within the primary village setting, individuals deemed as outsiders are treated with hostility. Characters possessing the status of foreigner with Soyinka's play are primarily...

11 Nov 2013

Facebook's Degradation of Virtuous Philia as Described in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Case study - 5 pages - Literature

Through the advancement of technology, the Internet has emerged as a predominant mode of communication. Social networks in particular have recently redefined the way in which individuals communicate with each other. Socially interactive technologies, such as Facebook, allow for the ability to...

11 Nov 2013

Exploring the Theme of Self-Discovery in "The Magic Barrel"

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Bernard Malamud's, “The Magic Barrel”, examines the transformation of protagonist, Leo Finkle, as he attempts to find a marital partner. Devoid of all social interaction due to his rabbinical studies, Leo resolves to acquire the assistance of a matchmaker in determining a suitable...

31 Oct 2013

The Danger of Happy Endings: Censorship in Fairytales

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

Fairytales initially emerged through the oral tradition of storytelling. These tales were created for an adult audience; however, their ability to attract the attention of children led to their transcendence into children's literature (Knoepflmacher 16). Adults possessed the desire to control the...

31 Oct 2013

Disparities regarding the construction of childhood in Forgotten and The Dumb Soldier

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Childhood is a continually changing notion, which must be defined at an individual level as opinions regarding this subject greatly differ. This is made evident through various texts of children's literature, including A.A. Milne's, Forgotten, and Robert Stevenson's, The Dumb Soldier. The poem...

31 Oct 2013

Policing Roman Masculinity through gladiatorial events

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

Roman society operated as a patriarchy, and therefore maintaining male dominance and superiority was of great importance. Hegemonic masculinity required males to display self-control, valor, strength, and discipline. Such attributes could be attained and developed through military efforts. The...

31 Oct 2013

Analysing the Role of Singing within Beowulf

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Singing functions as a prevalent art form within Canadian society, as well as countless cultures throughout the world. This prominence is also reflected within Beowulf, a poem written during the Anglo-Saxon period, which portrays the heroic pursuits of the protagonist, Beowulf, within a...

31 Oct 2013

Exploring the Portrayal of Romance within "The Painted Door" and "The Lady from Lucknow"

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

The term romance is used to describe the expression of one's affection towards an individual in which both parties are involved in a reciprocal relationship. Throughout Ross Sinclair's “The Painted Door”, the protagonist habitually displays her disapproval of her husband's inadequacy to...

23 Oct 2013

The Covert War in "The Anecdote of the Jar"

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

There is a hidden war underneath the clever surface battles of “The Anecdote of the Jar.” The poem employs rhythm breaks, imagery, symbols, metaphors, and a rich soundscape to help the reader decipher the true conflict. This seemingly simple poem unveils a tumultuously disturbing noise...

14 Oct 2013

Voltaire

Case study - 1 pages - Literature

Voltaire expressed them to be lost, hot blooded people resulting from a lack of structured religion that Western civilization had cultivated. He portrayed Africans to be the extreme opposite of Western society. He also illustrated their attitudes toward women to be very disrespectful. This led to...

11 Oct 2013

William Summer Henry George

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Every era is marked by certain events. An attempt to explain the phenomenon of the era will always be presented. However, the validity of the explanations vary. An exemplification of this may be revealed through the work of William Graham Sumner and Henry George. Each author presented statements...

10 Oct 2013

"Brokeback Mountain" Character Analysis: Jack Twist

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Annie Proulx's tragically carefree, colorful character of Jack Twist in her short story Brokeback Mountain is without a doubt her most interesting, if not most heartbreaking. A bit naïve, almost childish in his unquenchable lust for life, Jack Twist is a down home boy with a burning, taboo...

10 Oct 2013

The Alexander Mosaic's Rippling Effect

Case study - 1 pages - Literature

The Alexander Mosaic is by far one of the greatest, most powerful of all Roman tesserae mosaics to date. Now preserved in unmatched fame, the mosaic originated around 100 B.C. and is quite large at eight feet eleven inches by sixteen feet nine inches. This beautiful mosaic was discovered during...

10 Oct 2013

Problem of evil

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

The problem of evil arises from a set of claims that are all alleged to be true. These claims are consistent with the belief that God is the most powerful being. The deity simultaneously allows evil to continue. Nevertheless, the problem of evil may simply resolved. In this paper I will argue...

10 Oct 2013

The deadly concept of marriage

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

Kate Chopin's stories were completed during the Antebellum Era. Women strived for social change during the Antebellum Era. This may be illustrated through each of the stories presented. The theme of marriage and male/female relationships is prevalent in every single story outlined by Kate Chopin....

09 Oct 2013

Qualitative sampling strategy

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

Sampling the population based on certain critiques starts with the quality of the participants; 33% will be from graduates, 33% will be from dropouts and 34% will be from candidates who are still enrolled within the institution. This is critical to attaining a...

09 Oct 2013

Themes and Write-ups

Case study - 4 pages - Literature

Within the rules and procedures of educational recruiting lies the truth within the truth; based on the idea that every individual has the right to attend an accredited institution. Each individual has the access to $35,000 for their Associates Degree, $50,000 for their Bachelors Degree;...

20 Sep 2013

Jurgis and the American Dream

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

In Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle, a Lithuanian immigrant named Jurgis Rudkus experiences the hardships and emotions of life in the meatpacking district of Chicago, otherwise known as “Packingtown.” Jurgis's story begins very tranquil as he is getting married to a sixteen-year-old...

12 Sep 2013

Caliban: Then and Now

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

One of Shakespeare's strangest characters, Caliban is a monster who represents several concepts from slavery to Imperialism. Oscar Wilde even uses Caliban as a possible definition for 19th century ideals. He is such an effective character that he has appeared in many shapes and forms all over...

20 Aug 2013

The Tao of Leadership: An Analysis by Chrys Brobbey

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

“The Tao of Leadership” is composed of passages that relate to leadership in the Tao Te Ching, attributed to Lao-Tzu, who is believed to have lived in China sometime between 570 B.C. and 490 B.C. In his introduction, John Heider describes his book as one of China's best...