The Life of Aristotle
When Plato died in 347 bc, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where
a friend of his, Hermias (died 345 bc), was ruler. There he counseled Hermias
and married his niece and adopted daughter, Pythias. After Hermias was captured
and executed by the Persians, Aristot
Panopticon: The Ideal Social Order
"The Panopticon is a marvelous machine which, whatever use one may wish
to put it to, produces homogenous effects of power." Panopticism is a style of
controlling the individual and making him conform to the system.
William Shakespeare's Life
By Paul Bleier
William Shakespeare was a supreme English poet and playwright,
universally recognized as the greatest of all the dramatists.
A complete, authoritative account of Shakespeare's life is lacking; much
supposition surrounds relatively few facts. His day
Anna Karenina: Characters and the Life Novel
By examining the character list, one immediately notices the value
Tolstoy places on character. With one hundred and forty named characters and
several other unnamed characters, Tolstoy places his central focus in Anna
Karenina on the characters. He
Brave New World: Comparing Life In the World State With Life In the US Today
By Aldous Huxley
Prompt: Compare life as Huxley described it in the World State with life in the
United States today.
For more than half a century, science fiction writers have thrilled and
challenged readers with visio
The book, <u>Boy's Life</u>, has several important scenes which carry on throughout the story. One particular scene that keeps influencing other scenes all through out the story is the very beginning scene. In this scene, the whole plot is set up. It begins in early morning with Cory Mackeson r
Life is a dramatic subject that many writers choose as a topic. Life is not only an ocean of melancholy but also offers real joy. Earnest Hemingway successfully won a Nobel Prize on this theme by writing The Old Man and the Sea. The old man, Santiago, was the main character of the story. During his
What if the animals ran the world? George Orwell tried to answer this question on a smaller scale in his 1945 novel, Animal Farm. Animal Farm is a satire on Stalinism and the Russian revolution. Orwell wrote this novel at a time when communism was on the rise and Joseph Stalin ruled with an iron
The Life of Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath's life, like her manic depression, constantly jumped
between Heaven and Hell. Her seemingly perfect exterior hid a turbulent and
deeply troubled spirit. A closer look at her childhood and personal
experiences removes some element of mystery from her
The Double Life in The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest appears to be a conventional 19th century farce. False identities, prohibited engagements, domineering mothers, lost children are typical of almost every farce. However, this is only on the surface i
JFK: His Life and Legacy
On November 22, 1963, while being driven through the streets
of Dallas, Texas, in his open car, President John F. Kennedy was
shot dead, apparently by the lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald. The
world had not only lost a common man, but a great leader of men.
In Alexander Solzhenitsyn^Òs novel One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich, the strong themes of hope and perseverance are undercut by the realization that for Ivan there is little or no purpose in life. This is not to say that the themes of hope and perseverance do not exist in the novel. There
Thomas Hardy, an English born writer, drew much from his life to compose his works. Born in a small town in the region of Dorset, Hardy learned early on the need for education and the distinction of social status. Pressured by his father into a career in architecture, Hardy read literature and co
How does the Photographers attitude of an ideal nude compare with those before the industrial revolution?, (has the perception of the nude changed since the invention of the camera).
Pablo Picasso was born in spain, however he lived most of his life in france. Picasso was a Genius, he was a m
The feminist movement sought to gain rights for women. Many feminist during the early nineteenth century fought for the abolition of slavery around the world. The slave narrative became a powerful feminist tool in the nineteenth century. Black and white women are fictionalized and objectified in the
I'm what most people might call lazy, lethargic, and a procrastinator. How did it start? The first specific instance that I can remember was in 5th grade math class. I didn't do my math. My mentality was that school consumed more then half of my waking hours and I wasn't going to let it take anymore
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<br>Many textbooks (and many patients ...) claim that the psychodynamic therapies when applied to personality disorders are ineffective.
Hitler seizes control: The "Gleichschaltung" of cultural life (Notes for an oral presentation)
- soon after appointment of Hitler as chancellor of Germany in Jan 1933 G. (coordination) of German culture began - Nazis extended policy of Gl
Viktor Frankl was born in Vienna, Austria on March 26, 1905. He graduated from the University of Vienna with 2 doctorates in Medicine and Philosophy, both before the start of World War II. He was taken prisoner in the war and spent 3 years at Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps. He
Dr. Celeste Ulrich is one of our greatest American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAAFERD) leaders. She has worked extensively to earn many prestigious honors among many teachers around the United States.
Dr. Celeste Ulrich was born on August 24, 1924 in Baltimore, M
Everybody's life has many changes. I am a seventeen-year-old Vietnamese girl. At this moment, I'm thinking about the past and draw a new resolution for my future. The time that I lived in my country, and the short time I have lived here in the United States of America, have shaped me into an usef
Ferdinand Prosche: Life And Achievements of A Pioneer
German engineer Ferdinand Porsche is certainly one of the most important
figures - if not the most imporant and influent-in the history of automobile
making. This outstanding Teuton was born on September 3rd, 1875 in Mafferdorf,
The theme of Resurrection is a strong and distinct theme found throughout the plot of Charles Dickens famous novel, A Tale of Two Cities. Charles Dickens uses a variety of intertwining themes of love, hate, redemption, and good versus evil in different characters in the story. "Recalled to life,"
Through the actions of characters and certain events, the director portrays that in order to live a life of happiness and contentment, one must help themselves before helping others, to not allow obsessions to run their lives, and to find true love. All these factors add to living a happy life, and
Is life really about the 'money', the 'cash', the 'hoes', who has the biggest gold chain or who drives the shiniest or fastest car, who sells the most albums or who has the most respect? Aristotle challenges views, which are similar to the ones held and shown by rap artists such as Jay-Z and the Not
Charles Darwin: His Life Story of Dicovery
"The Catholic church has absolutely no view on 'Darwin's Theory of Evolution'
or 'Darwinism' what is commonly believed by the magistarium is that one should
not necessarily take the Bible in a
Ferm Life Cycle
This essay will discuss the fern life cycle as taught in biology lab.
The essay will cover the basic process which we used to grow a fern. I will
discuss the methods and the results of the lab exercise. Finally, I will
discuss the evidence of the methods and resul
Life is a perpetual struggle for existence, which meets its end in what we call DEATH. Since man is destined to be surrounded by problems it is mandatory that he love himself the most for it is this love for the inner self that acts as an inexhaustible potion to keep the spirit of fighting alive.
The Life of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline Massachusetts on May 29, 1917.
He attended Harvard University and graduated in 1940. From 1941-1945 he
served in the United States Navy, during World War II. In 1946 he was
elected to the United States House of Representatives.
BETA PICTORIS: PLANETS? LIFE? OR WHAT?
ASTRONOMY 102 SEC 013
The ultimate question is; Is there a possibility that life might exist on a
planet in the Beta Pictoris system? First, one must ask, Are there planets in
the Beta Pictoris system?. However, that question would be impossi