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  • The Prince
    The Prince promotes secularism in that Machiavelli states that a prince can retain power by promoting his own greatness. He does not have to be good or seek God's favor, but he has to appear to be...

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  • Dawn of Modern Science
    Thom Goldstein, the son of writer Moritz Goldstein, is a retired professor, historian, and scientist. Goldstein was born in Germany. He left for the United States during the early years of Nazi...

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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    The novel All The Light We Cannot See is set in the context of World War Two. It is the story of how the lives of Marie-Laure LeBlanc (who is French) and Werner Pfennig (who is German) converge....

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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    All The Light We Cannot See is a lyrical and complex piece of historical fiction. As such, there are many ways to go about analyzing it. One way to approach the novel is through the title....

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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    The three most important characters in All the Light We Cannot See are Marie-Laure LeBlanc, Daniel LeBlanc, and Werner Pfennig. There is also a host of other characters whose lives and stories...

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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    The most important theme in All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is war and how it affects the lives of everyone it touches. A secondary theme that entwines with the first is the question...

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  • History
    Thank you for asking this question, it made my day. This has become a pretty common conspiracy theory across certain sectors of the internet! Unfortunately, I think the only people who could know...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Aunt Alexandra is the typical Southern belle who enjoys socializing with her female neighbors, being involved in the community, and dressing like a presentable, delicate woman. In contrast, Scout...

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  • Shakespeare's Sonnets
    (All line citations are taken from the text available at the Shakespeare Online reference provided.) Question 1: Which of the following best describes the whole structure of the poem as a whole? A)...

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  • History
    Martin Luther is considered one of the fathers of the Reformation. Luther nailed 95 theses to the Wittenberg Castle Church in 1517 as a way of stating what was wrong with the Catholic Church. He...

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  • Thomas Hardy
    This is a very creative question because it asks you to take a concept from economics, capitalism, and apply it to a critical work in the English canon, Tess of the d'Urbervilles. It is also a...

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  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles
    Capitalism is undoubtedly an important background theme in Tess of the D'Urbervilles. This is not altogether surprising when one considers the wider cultural context in which the story was...

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  • The Awakening
    Describe the novel's settings and explain the significance of each. The Awakening begins at an enchanting seaside resort, where upper-class families are vacationing. Opening the novel with this...

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  • The Scarlet Letter
    As Hester Prynne walks "to and fro" in the community, she notices how certain people that she passes gaze at her scarlet A, "the ignominious brand" on her bosom. When these people look at the...

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  • Ruth Rendell
    Author Ruth Rendell was a master of writing mystery stories. In her collection of short stories entitled A Fever Tree and Other Stories, she includes a story called The Wrong Category. This story...

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  • History
    The Europeans attempted to reach China starting in the 15th century and the Portugese succeeded in 1512. The main effects of European influence that have been recorded was the increase of...

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  • Animal Farm
    Inequality is portrayed through the pigs' treatment of the other animals and the unfair privileges they give themselves. Following the Rebellion, the pigs begin to organize and essentially run the...

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  • Literature
    In all--or almost all--of O'Connor's stories, one of her characters has a moment of revelation or illumination, when the grace of God breaks into this person's life and shows a glimpse of God's...

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  • Reference
    For this assignment, I recommend choosing a video advertisement that uses more than one rhetorical element for you to analyze. You may want to frame your analysis within the three main types of...

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  • History
    In January 1941, President Roosevelt gave a speech in which he outlined four freedoms that all people should have. These freedoms included freedom of speech and expression, freedom to worship G-d...

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  • Reference
    The theme of "The Escape" by J. B. Stamper is punishment. Boris is being punished for what's described as a terrible crime. He fully admits that he did it. He decides to escape that...

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  • Thank You, M'am
    There are certainly details in the story that suggest that Mrs. Jones was a large woman. The first paragraph uses the word "large" to describe Mrs. Jones. The first sentence of the story tells us...

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  • Reference
    There is room for progressive schools in a world where high-stakes testing exists. While it may be easier to accomplish this in private schools, which are not required to give so many high-stakes...

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  • The Outsiders
    Ponyboy and Darry share many similarities throughout the novel. Unlike the majority of the Greasers, both Pony and Darry are intelligent, good-looking, and athletic. Darry was an outstanding...

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  • History
    There were several reasons why the colonists revolted against Great Britain. One reason had to deal with taxes. The British Parliament passed two tax laws that upset the colonists. Both the Stamp...

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  • Literature
    The Ceremony of Twelve is an annual event which is held in December. It is considered the final ceremony and represents the transition of the children in the Community into adulthood. It is...

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  • Literature
    As Wordsworth did not write a poem called "Seven," I will answer this question on the assumption that it refers to Wordsworth's "We Are Seven," and to Leopardi's "To Sylvia". Both these poems are...

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  • History
    Of all of Jefferson's rhetorical techniques in the Declaration of Independence, perhaps the most important and persuasive inclusion is the litany of abuses of King George III of England....

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  • History
    Patrick Henry was worried that the Constitution would create an aloof unresponsive government that would be similar to the one that the colonies had just fought in the Revolutionary War. Patrick...

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  • History
    John Winthrop stated that the Massachusetts Bay Colony would be “a city on top of a hill” and “a beacon to mankind.” John Winthrop believed this colony would be a shining example for the...

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  • The Scarlet Letter
    Hester suffers as a result of the "innumerable throbs of anguish that had been so cunningly contrived for her by the undying, the ever-active sentence of the Puritan tribunal," and this produces...

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe
    This book is about the fateful election of 1800 between John Adams, a Federalist from Massachusetts, and Thomas Jefferson, a Democratic-Republican from Virginia. The election, referred to as the...

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe
    Pulitzer-Prize winner Edward J. Larson’s book A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign recounts the events that resulted in Thomas...

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe
    The main characters in this book, which is about the watershed election of 1800 in the United States, are as follows: Thomas Jefferson: He was from the Democratic-Republican Party (called the...

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe
    The theme I want to look at is the intensely personal nature of politics set out in the book. All of the main players in the 1800 election knew each other quite well. Many of them, most notably...

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe
    A Magnificent Catastrophe by Edward Larson provides a fast-paced, rip-roaring narrative of the 1800 Presidential election—arguably one of the most important in American history. At the start,...

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  • Reference
    A bowling ball weighing 16 pound rolls down the lane at 8 m/s. The ball does not slip, and friction, as well as air resistance, can be ignored. The mass of the ball is 16 pound which is equivalent...

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  • Hamlet
    In act 2, scene 2, Polonius, in his characteristically long-winded way, tells Gertrude that her son is mad. Brevity may be the soul of wit, but, as usual, there is nothing particularly brief about...

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  • Business
    Money is a medium of exchange. Early economies functioned on a barter system. If you had sheep and needed grain, then you would look for someone who had grain and hope they needed sheep--or, if...

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  • History
    The American colonies never achieved democratic government. They made great strides towards it and laid the foundation for the democratic republic formed by the United States Constitution, but the...

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  • Hamlet
    The deaths of Hamlet and Laertes mark the end of the tragic denouement of the play. Laertes, bent on avenging the deaths of his father and sister, both of which he blames on Hamlet, conspires with...

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  • Reference
    The purpose of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is to ensure that all web content is accessible to people with disabilities; by ensuring access, Act 508 ensures that learning...

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  • Literature
    The garden inside the Ndume School's compound symbolizes Nancy and Michael's dream of reforming the old school by making it modern and beautiful. Achebe writes that Nancy's "dream-garden" had...

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  • A Separate Peace
    One of the more memorable physical alterations that Gene has with another student takes place in chapter 6. Following Finny's dismal from school because of his injury, Gene quits playing sports and...

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  • The Wonder Spot
    The Wonder Spot is a “chick-lit” coming of age novel by award-winning author Melissa Banks. At the opening of the book, we are introduced to our protagonist, Sophie Applebaum, who is riding in...

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  • The Destructors
    In Graham Greene's 1954 short story, the main character is Trevor, or "T," as he prefers to be called to downplay his "posh" upbringing. Blackie could be considered another major character, since...

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  • A Raisin in the Sun
    Mama's plant, the only bit of green in the tenement space that she shares with her son, Walter Younger, his wife Ruth, their son Travis, and Mama's daughter, Beneatha, is symbolic of hope. The hope...

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  • History
    Shays' Rebellion occurred in central and western Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. The farmers in these areas were upset that they were losing their farms and being put in jail because they...

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  • History
    We'll start by addressing the first part of your question. Bacon's Rebellion (1676–1677) Participants: Nathaniel Bacon, Governor Sir William Berkeley, colonists loyal to Bacon, and colonists...

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  • History
    Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and in so doing he created a new nation and took humanity one step closer to recognizing the rights of all to participate in...

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