Archives February 2019

Thomas Cobb

When Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860, Thomas Cobb realized that the South had suffered a major loss in power. Since the Republican party controlled the executive, there was no way the South could have any say in the government. All their opinions could be easily disregarded by the North; their neglect of the

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Random guy

1. Well, this day was a total waste of makeup. 2. Well, aren’t we just a ray of friggin sunshine? 3. Make yourself at home! Clean my kitchen. 4. Not the brightest crayon in the box now, are we? 5. A hard-on doesn’t count as personal growth. 6. Don’t bother me. I’m living happily ever

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Richard Leakey

Introduction to Anthropology Linda SamlandJune 21,2002Biography- Richard LeakeyHomo habilis, Richard Erskine Leakey, was born December 19, 1944 in Nairobi, Kenya. His parents were the esteemed anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey. Leakey decided at an early age that he wanted nothing to do with paleoanthropology and dropped out of high school. Over the next few years

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Metaphysics

Bringing “metaphysical mind set” into my life has been a tremendouslyrewarding experience. It made me realize that most often humans have propensityfor getting by something with the least possible expenditure of thought becausethinking appears to be hard and burdensome to them. However, tackling somethingwith a minimum of thought is like driving in twilight with no

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Pastoralism

Pastoralism is an economy based on herding. Pastoralists maintain herdsof animals and use their products to support themselves directly and to exchangewith other civilizations. It is especially associated with such terrain assteppes, rolling hills, grasslands, and the like-areas of low rainfall wherecultivation is difficult without irrigation, but where grasses are plentifulenough to support herds of

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Manipulation In Othello And Dr. Faustus

The art of deceptionThe art of deception many times changes the current conditions or plays asignificant role in the end result of literary works. In Othello and The Tragical History ofDr. Faustus shows how deception changes the identity of individuals and the outcome ofcertain events. There is a juxtaposition between the characters of Iago and

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Goodman brown

Young Goodman Brown is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne is an excellent piece that clearly illustrates Sigmund Freud theory of repression through Young Goodman Browns faith in his puritan religion. Brown in his unconscious mind is, however, challenged by the evils which surround him that he tries to repress and thus, a battle between

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Legalizing Ecstasy

Have you ever believed in something your entire life, only to come to terms that your belief is miss-informed? Recently something like that happened to me. For a speech class I had to do research on a popular drug called ecstasy, used at raves and underground parties. My first take on the drug was that

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A Streetcar Named Desire – Sym

Tennessee Williams was once quoted as saying “Symbols are nothing but the natural speech of drama…the purest language of plays” . This is clearly evident in A Streetcar Named Desire, one of Williamss many plays. In analyzing the main character of the story, Blanche DuBois, it is crucial to use both the literal text as

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