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06 Jul 2015

London city

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

London, central and dynamic city becomes throughout the century the place of a strong political activism, in its most modern form. The UK is considered the land of individual freedom that welcomes exiles continent such as Zola or Marx and Engels. They organize their 1847 international communist...

02 Jun 2009

Construction and development of anthropology

Thesis - 10 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Often times, especially in ideological disciplines, there is a great gap between theory and practice. Not all theories apply to lived experiences and not all lived experiences can be summarized in theories. Nevertheless, this paper seeks to construct an ideal relationship between anthropological...

06 Apr 2023

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë (1847) ; The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood (1985) ; Kissing the War Goodbye - Victor Jorgensen (1945) - How have British and American artists dealt with feminism in relationships through time?

Text commentary - 3 pages - Art history

We will study this through three documents. The first document is the novel "Jane Eyre", written by Charlotte Brontë and published in 1847 in London. It is a coming-of-age novel: indeed, we follow the story of Jane, a young orphan girl who lives with her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and her cousins, John,...

21 Apr 2009

The systematic failings of the prison system

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The prison system has held a legitimate place within society for so long now that it is difficult for us to imagine that there was a time when it did not exist. However, just because there has been a complex system of correction and social control put in place for centuries does not mean that...

03 Jul 2008

The lady of Shalott" by William Holman Hunt

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

To begin, the referenced version of Hunt's The Lady of Shalott holds a history and meaning unparalleled to most paintings. Most significantly, this was the final painting completed by Hunt before passing away in 1910 (Stilo, par. 2). The finished product of this painting is derived from its...

29 Jul 2009

Sending messages: The telegraph and the convenience of modern communication

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

On the night of Sunday, 14 April, 1912, at 23:40, the HMS Titanic collided with a submerged iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean four hundred miles south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Within three hours, the ship would sink and be recalled as the most celebrated maritime disaster prior to the...

17 May 2013

'The vulnerable human in his extremity meets the indifferent but infinitely varied forces of nature.' Compare and contrast the ways in which the authors of your three chosen texts use presentation of setting and its significance in the texts to underp

Case study - 9 pages - Literature

The various setting, natural environments and resultant social pressures that are presented by our three writers, are shown to have serious consequences and effects on the physically vulnerable or emotionally sensitive characters presented by Hardy, Fowles and Wordsworth. Hardy presents Tess as...

18 Mar 2009

Ulysses and Androgyny: Bloom as modernity's new womanly man

Thesis - 4 pages - Literature

"Is he a jew [sic] or a gentile or a holy Roman or a swaddler or what the hell is he?or who is he?" (Ulysses 438) asks Ned Lambert regarding the character of Leopold Bloom to the pub-dwellers at Barney Kiernan's. This appears to be a predominant question that runs through Ulysses and many...

28 Jul 2010

Social spheres and genteel women

Book review - 2 pages - Journalism

The book The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives In Georgian England by Amanda Vickery is a study of “genteel” women during Georgian England. These women came from prominent families (however, not aristocracy) who were daughters of lawyers, clerics, minor gentlemen, merchants and...

20 Jun 2008

Not Worth Laughing About: Anti-Semitism in The Merchant of Venice

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

As time changes, so do the interpretations of Shakespeare's dramas. Newer productions are supposed to appeal to modern audiences by reflecting current attitudes and cultural beliefs. Anti-Semitic viewpoints existed long before Shakespeare and his play, The Merchant of Venice, which is considered...

03 Jan 2006

Oscar Wilde and Aestheticism

Thesis - 9 pages - Humanities/philosophy

The 19th Century in Europe, and especially in England, is marked by the appearances of new artistic movements. Aestheticism is one the most important because it embodies a real change in the mentality and in art, considered as self sufficient. Immanuel Kant is one of the pioneers of it, and...

15 Jan 2009

The emotional and psychological reader's response in "The Yellow Wallpaper" and "The Blue Hotel"

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

"The Yellow Wall-paper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane are two short stories which, beyond the colour references in the title, try to develop certain psychological responses within the reader. I will attempt to show how through two different points of view for...

25 Mar 2010

Jenny and the patriarchal voice in Rossetti's poem

Thesis - 2 pages - Literature

“Asleep, poor jenny, hard and fast,--/So young and soft and tired. ” Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Jenny is smooth and flowered poetry. Lines such as the selected portion above are sprinkled throughout each stanza. The poem is widely recognized as a classic. Questions regarding the speakers'...

05 Jun 2008

The Social, Political, and Public Health Development of Tuberculosis

Essay - 8 pages - Social sciences

Tuberculosis has borne an invasive and impressionable mark on public health history. Its presence has influenced the development of medical practice and public health responsibilities, and its impact is still very much felt to this day. Yet the existence of tuberculosis has not been immune to...

07 Jul 2008

Literature's ladder

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

Each age of British Literature- from Romanticism to Post-Modernism, can be seen as a rung on a ladder that ushered in the next age. As each age instigates, encourages, and nourishes change and progress, a new age is ushered in. And just as one can not get to the top of the ladder without the...

29 Apr 2009

Architecture 2005 - Canadian and international trends in context

Thesis - 6 pages - Architecture

Architectural design philosophy has transformed from the high modernism of the early 20th century, from classic functional international style which dominated North American architectural practices up until the 1970s, to be replaced by the anti-modern or the post-modern. (Ghirardo, 1996) However,...

05 May 2009

Exploring the dematerialization of the body: Gender roles in cyberspace - Imagination as resistance or global extensions of consumer capitalism

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

This is a research paper which will investigate the relationship between architectural space, i.e. the home, the work place, the gendered body, in relation to the cyber-body as utopian space or new mechanism of containment and surveillance and re-inscribing of the dominant capitalist ideology....

17 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...

22 Jul 2008

Goliath bird-eating spider

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

The Goliath Bird-Eating Spider, which is scientifically known as Theraposa blondi, is indeed a spider that can actually eat a bird. This spider that belongs to the Tarantula family is hairy and is coffee-colored. The Goliath Bird-Eating Spider is a large spider with four pairs of thick legs, a...

15 Jan 2009


Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

In the 19th century, a fad for the Orient appeared. The artists were inspired by its luxury, its mystery and of course, the supernatural that surrounded this part of the world. Orientalism is the study of near and Far-Eastern societies and cultures by westerners (first meaning). But it can also...

15 Apr 2009

A paper concerning an ethical dilemma in the field of mental health

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

Being subject to Section three of the Mental Health Act 1983 removes some rights taken for granted by members of today's society. Patients subject to this Mental Health Act may find it difficult to exercise the right of autonomy, and furthermore face many ethical dilemmas whilst under a...

25 Apr 2009

An analysis of patient autonomy within the British mental health system

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

Being subject to Section three of the Mental Health Act 1983 removes some rights taken for granted by members of today's society. Patients subject to this Mental Health Act may find it difficult to exercise the right of autonomy, and furthermore face many ethical dilemmas whilst under a Mental...

16 May 2009

The Beveridge report: Political and intellectual origins

Thesis - 32 pages - Political science

The historiography of the political and intellectual origins of the Report on Social Insurance and Allied Services - or Beveridge Report, named after William Beveridge, the Chairman of the Commission- was chiefly displayed in the document itself. Published in 1942 and highly edited, the white...

18 Mar 2009

Italian futurism and art: Poetry, theatre, and war

Thesis - 6 pages - Literature

“Erect on the summit of the world, once again we hurl our defiance to the stars!” (MASD 253), cries Marinetti in “The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism 1909”. A very passionate, yet aggressive statement which, when analyzed, serves as a very pertinent encompassment of...

29 Sep 2009

From Eurodisney to Disneyland Resort Paris

Tutorials/exercises - 24 pages - Business strategy

Walt Disney is a famous world with lots of imagination and lots of dreams. Everybody knows Mickey, and Snow White. Every child can tell the history of Peter Pan or of the Sleeping Beauty. Some of these famous tales were created by Walter Elias Disney the creator of Mickey. The same person had the...

30 Apr 2009

Women in higher education: Exploring historically and in the present, the links between educational achievement, feminism and struggles for workplace equality

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

The continued discrimination against women in higher education, and in the career path after graduation, is the topic of this essay. It is based upon a review of literature covering the subject of women's acceptance into higher education programs, the kinds of programs they excel in, and the...

18 Feb 2008

The Many Faces of Michel Foucault: An Analysis of the Evolution of his Conception of Identity Formation in the Modern World Through his Life and Works

Essay - 20 pages - Social sciences

Throughout the course of his career as a historian, author, philosopher, and artist, Michel Foucault often shifted directions in his work, reinventing himself in the process and offering little explanation for his decisions to do so. Shortly after the publication of Madness and Civilization in...

19 Jan 2009

Assess the claim that Thatcherism decisively recast political and economic relationships in the 1980s

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

Thatcherism is a political thought applied by the 3 successive governments led by Margaret Thatcher, from 1979 to 1990. It quickly evolved as a doctrine. Thatcherism came at a time when the post-war consensus was collapsing, and aimed at checking the decline of the British economy, suffering...

16 Jul 2009

A subjective analysis of what one might term as a lighthouse

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

Woolf could choose many ways to describe the Ramsay's to her audience. She could start with a description of their summer home, the price of their rent, or their family lineage in an attempt to engage the reader and establish some common ground on which to build from. But, as Woolf points...

29 Jul 2010

The concepts of ridicule and the ridiculous, oblivion, bereft, exemplar, Rasputin's revenge, dildo beach

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

A professor was recently ridiculed for the creativity with which he draws up assignments. These assignments allegedly have no resemblance to the essays that are “normally” published in most of today's literary magazines. I turned this idea of mirroring published material over in my...