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  • Hunger
    Fat shaming is real, constant, and rather pointed . . . It’s a strange civic-minded cruelty. In the above quote, Gay describes her problem with fat-shaming. She argues that well-meaning people...

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  • Hunger
    The characters in Hunger by Roxane Gay are all people who have had a major impact on her life. Roxane Gay, the author, is the daughter of Haitian immigrants. After being raped by classmates at age...

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  • Hunger
    The overarching theme of the book is Roxane Gay's struggle with her body during her late twenties. The memoir is, she announces early in the book, a story of her body, which, at its heaviest,...

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  • Hunger
    Hunger by Roxane Gay is the story of Gay's body and how her life has shaped who she is both physically and mentally. After being raped as a young girl, Gay coped by eating until she was obese. At...

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  • Women on the Margins
    Here are some important quotes from Women on the Margins: In the Prologue, which the author, Natalie Zemon Davis, fashions as an imagined conversation between her and the three women she writes...

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  • Women on the Margins
    Women on the Margins by Natalie Zemon Davis is the examination of three women born in Europe who each left behind extensive bodies of work -- memoirs, autobiographies, letters, and scientific...

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  • Women on the Margins
    The author writes about three real-life seventeenth century women. The first is Glikl bas Judah Leib, a Jewish woman from Hamburg who worked as a merchant and who wrote down stories of her life and...

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  • Women on the Margins
    The themes of Women on the Margins are the importance of a support structure in women's lives, the tenacity of the female spirit, and the influence of religion on the female pscyhe. In her book,...

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  • Women on the Margins
    Women on the Margins by Natalie Zemon Davis is the story of three different women with different faiths and how they navigated their passions in restrictive societies. Davis opens the book with a...

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  • History
    First, The Gambia is a very small country, with a tiny economy compared to that of Great Britain or any other European nation of similar size. The country's GDP is very small and has, for several...

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  • Law and Politics
    If you do not have time to read, there is a shortcut to summarizing an article. First, read the introduction. In an article of this length, the introduction could be anywhere from three to five...

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  • The Souls of Black Folk
    W.E.B. Du Bois titled his book The Souls of Black Folks because it discusses issues that black people face, how they see themselves, and his hope that they will be judged by their souls rather than...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    As Scout, Dill, and Jem continue to grow up, they also begin to change. One of the most evident changes is that Dill and Jem start to bond more as boys, leaving Scout behind in their games. As a...

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  • Law and Politics
    According to Nagel and Johnson (see the source below), laws put into place in the 1980s that stipulated mandatory sentences were intended to eliminate race, gender, and class disparities in...

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  • The Monk
    The Monk: A Romance by Matthew Gregory Lewis was originally published in 1796. It was a typical novel of the “Gothic” genre, which was typified by dramatic, convoluted plots, horror,...

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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne's story "Young Goodman Brown" has several overtly supernatural elements. Its dreamlike and supernatural elements are the first clues that we should interpret the story...

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  • History
    Among the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, there were a number of radically different, and conflicting, positions regarding the issue of slavery. Some individuals believed that,...

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  • Law and Politics
    There are examples of both in the period after World War II, but I will say that realism has largely dictated American foreign policy after World War II. The United States invaded Iraq in the Gulf...

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  • Science
    The solar system model of an atom, usually called the "planetary" model, describes an atom as composed of a single positively charged nucleus and several electrons. The electrons orbit around the...

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  • 1984
    Let us take each question in turn: 1). Comrade Ogilvy is a character invented by Winston Smith as part of his job at the Ministry of Truth. He has been created to replace Comrade Withers, a real...

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  • Business
    There are several companies a student might select for this assignment. One of the most interesting is Amazon, a company that has very effectively used network effects and data analytics to grow...

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  • Law and Politics
    Classical liberalism is the set of ideas most identified (within the United States at least) as "libertarianism." Classical liberalism formed in opposition to hereditary monarchy, particularly...

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  • Science
    Friction occurs when two objects come into contact with one another. Friction is a force that works in the opposing direction than an object is moving. The smoother the surfaces of the two objects...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Mercutio, Romeo's loyal friend, is also something of a foil to our hero. He acts as a mirror to Romeo, highlighting his myriad character traits. In this particular piece of dialogue, Mercutio's...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Being that Scout is five years old at the beginning of the story, many of the events described are narrated from her naive point of view. She lacks the maturity and ability to comprehend different...

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  • History
    The political divide between the North and the South in the election of 1860 can best be described by looking at the issue of slavery. In the election of 1860, the Democratic Party split over the...

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  • Between the World and Me
    Ta-Nehisi Coates grew up in West Baltimore, an economically depressed and drug-infested community. Coates is beaten as a response to an altercation with his school teacher at the time. According...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    The legend in question is that of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. One of the most memorable characters in that epic tale is Merlin the wizard. It is summertime in Maycomb and that...

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  • Law and Politics
    Regardless of varying personal opinions about Donald Trump, he is the legitimate forty-fifth president of the United States. He won the 2016 presidential election by capturing 306 electoral votes...

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  • Invisible Man
    The unnamed narrator, the "Invisible Man" of the story has been invited to give his high school graduation address to the local townsfolk. Unfortunately, it turns out instead that he is simply a...

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  • History
    The Mayflower and its sister ship the Speedwell originally left the port of Southampton after a lengthy delay. However, due to the Speedwell springing a leak, the two ships were forced to dock at...

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  • The Horse and His Boy
    The Horse And His Boy is part of the Chronicles of Narnia series of books by C.S. Lewis. It is the fifth book of the series. This book takes place during a time when the Pevensie children (Lucy,...

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  • History
    The Federalist Party was worried that the states would seek too much power and would ultimately decide to become their own independent nations. There were many examples in Europe of independent...

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  • Reference
    The Ewell children in To Kill a Mockingbird are feral because they live in filth and are unruly and uneducated. The Ewell children are mostly taken care of by the oldest child, Mayella. Her father...

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  • History
    America has changed significantly as a result of immigration. The first Europeans were immigrants, but after the nation's founding, immigration increased. Immigrants brought their own cultural...

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  • Reference
    The ancient stories of werewolves and vampires already existed in the psyche of Victorian society. Even 26 years before Dracula's 1897 publication, Victorians had already met Carmilla, in a story...

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  • 1984
    To be vaporized in 1984 means to be treated as if you had never been alive, no matter how important you might once have been. It means being regarded as if you had never been born. Winston thinks...

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  • Reference
    The best place to look for information about what other community members say about Jonas is chapter 8. This is the chapter in which Jonas is "selected" to be the next Receiver of Memory. In a...

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  • History
    The New York City draft riots took place during the Civil War in 1863. For a number of years, abolitionists had been growing in influence in New York. This created a backlash among supporters of...

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  • Technopoly
    Technology, beginning with the modern invention of the printing press (which was either first introduced by Johannes Gutenberg around 1440 or by the Korean Buddhist monks who printed the Jikji in...

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  • History
    The English Bill of Rights, promulgated in the wake of the "Glorious Revolution" that replaced King James II with William of Orange and his wife Mary in 1689, articulated many of the basic rights...

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  • The Yellow Wallpaper
    Jane's rebellion takes place within the context of the patriarchal society that oppresses her. The room with the yellow wallpaper is symbolic of her imprisonment within the system set up by her...

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  • Law and Politics
    Mill’s views on liberty are derived from his utilitarian ethics. According to Mill, individuals should be allowed to pursue their own ends—the pursuit of happiness—providing there is no harm...

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  • The Cask of Amontillado
    In the last lines of his story, Montresor tells his audience that for "half of a century no mortal has disturbed" Fortunato's bones behind the brick wall at the back of the burial vaults belonging...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Jack sets up headquarters at Castle Rock, a fairly unimposing semicircular cave. The strategic location of the cave and its proximity to the sea make it a potentially impregnable fort. Jack...

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  • History
    While all the people of the Philippines did not act homogeneously, many Filipinos hated the idea of being acquired by the Americans after the Spanish-American War in 1898. The Filipinos had been...

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  • Two Kinds
    At first glance, it seems that Jing-Mei's mother is more concerned about what other people think about her daughter than how her daughter actually feels. The constant struggle to create a child...

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  • Social Sciences
    The tundra is characterized by very low temperatures, limited drainage, and scanty rainfall. The land is almost entirely treeless and mostly covered in snow. During summer in tundras near Earth's...

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  • Flowers for Algernon
    In Flowers for Algernon, a novel by Daniel Keyes, Charlie Gordon is a mentally challenged man who undergoes a scientific experiment to make him more intelligent. Prior to the operation, he works at...

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  • The Wednesday Wars
    Holling feels that Meryl Lee betrayed him after their Valentine's Day date. Holling's dad is an architect, and Meryl Lee's dad is also an architect. Both men are competing against each other to win...

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