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The Emperor Jones - The Emperor Jones In Eugene O'Neil's play, The Emperor Jones, he presents a crucial lesson to mankind: one should not pretend to be someone who he is not. Multiple repercussions may occur to someone who denies their background and race. For example, in The Emperor Jones, the character, Brutus Jones, dissembles as a free white man (Jones was really black and was supposed to be in slavery during that time). Because of Jones' denial, he encounters numerous illusions in the forest of his black heritage, which haunt him until he is finally killed by his natives, under the accusation of an insurgence against his people....   [tags: Emperor Jones Essays] 526 words
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O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones - O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones In Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones, Emperor Brutus Jones is an African American male who has risen, “from stowaway to Emperor (of Haiti) in two years” (343). Jones looks down upon his subjects, viewing them as nothing but animals, even though they are African just like himself. As payback, Jones himself goes through a transformation which dehumanizes him and gives him very primal, animal related characteristics. Through this juxtaposition, O’Neill makes his play a critique of the dehumanizing effects people in power have had over the black race....   [tags: O’Neill Emperor Jones Race Black Essays] 2383 words
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Eugene O'Neill's Emperor Jones - This essay will discuss some of the major archetypes employed by Eugene O’Neill in Emperor Jones and how each of these archetypes plays a role in foreshadowing Jones’ multi-layered downfall. By creating the myth of the silver bullet, Jones essentially becomes the embodiment of the trickster archetype in the play. The planter or slave overseer archetype takes different forms in the play, whether it is Smithers at the beginning, the slave auctioneer or even the prison guard, they all represent white domination over blacks....   [tags: literary analysis]
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The Future of the Chrysanthemum Throne - The Japanese Imperial family traces their lineage back to 660 B.C. Present ruler, Emperor Akihito claims the throne as the 125th emperor to sit on the Chrysanthemum Throne (Forty). Over the centuries, the monarchy has endured various periods of tribulation and doubt, including facing its uncertain future at the conclusion of WWII. The 21st century has brought a new problem. The family finds itself in increasingly short supply of male heirs to continue the lineage that has lasted centuries. The succession problems facing the Imperial family are daunting, but not without solutions....   [tags: japanese, emperor, imperial family]
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The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte - ... His various military exploits have been widely regarded as great feats and his military prowess was definitely an important factor is his ascension to power. Napoleon has been said to be a great tactician and strategist in war which was essentially why he was able to progress through the ranks of military also while becoming a national hero. In 1793, the then young Napoleon became a national hero by leading the recapture of the French port of Toulon from the British which drew the attention of the upper echelons....   [tags: french miltary leader, power, emperor]
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The Outcast By Sadie Jones, A Critical Analysis - THE OUTCAST Sadie Jones He put his hand onto the cold glass pane. He felt far away from himself. He imagined putting his fist through it and the jagged hole in the pane and the points of the glass still attached to the wood. He imagined dragging his wrist and his arm against them so they would cut into him. He didn’t think he would feel it. He pictured putting his face through the glass and wondered if he would feel all the pieces cut him. He closed his eyes to stop imagining it, but it was the same, picturing the glass going into him, needing to do it....   [tags: Sadie Jones] 1944 words
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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Charles Hapsburg, who later became Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, was born in the Flemish city of Ghent on February 24, 1500 (3) to Phillip the Handsome and Joanna the Mad (2). He had four sisters: Eleanor, Isabel, Mary, and Katherine. Ferdinand I was his only brother (7). His maternal grandparents were the very famous Isabel of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon who funded Columbus’s expeditions (6). His paternal grandfather was Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (7). Charles V was raised in the Netherlands without his parents (3)....   [tags: Biography, Roman Emperor] 1006 words
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Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di’s Mausoleum - Qin Shi Haung Di was the first emperor of the Qin Empire in China during the 3rd century BCE. Born in 261 BCE, Haung inherited the throne from his father at the early age of 13 and showcased his ambitious spirit by unifying China and creating his empire (Swart 1984). While he is known mostly for building the Great Wall of China, he also left quite a legacy when it comes to his elaborate burial grounds. In 246 BCE, thirty-six years before his death in 210 BCE, Emperor Qin started planning the construction of his extravagant final resting place (Swart 1984)....   [tags: china, emperor mausoleum]
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What Impact does Jasper Jones have on the Reader? - Jasper Jones is a coming of age novel that the author Craig Silvey has set in 1965, in the small town of Corrigan; thick with secrecy and mistrust. Charlie Bucktin, an innocent boy at the young age of thirteen, has been forced to mature and grow up over a life changing, challenging summer. With a little help from Jasper Jones, Charlie discovers new knowledge about the society and the seemingly perfect town that he is living in, as well as the people that are closest to him. The most important ideas and issues that Craig Silvey portrays in Jasper Jones are: coming of age and identity, injustice and racism....   [tags: jasper jones, craig silvey, racism]
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Marriage Issues in Tom Jones - Marriage Issues in Tom Jones        Throughout Tom Jones by Henry Fielding, there are many examples of marriage. There is Squire Western's marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Fitzpatrick's marriage, the mentions of Allworthy's wife, the marriage of Nightengale and Nancy, and the marriage of Nightengale's cousin and the clergyman, and finally the marriage of Tom and Sophia. Some of these marriages end with a happy ending and some do not and we, the reader, are supposed to look at these marriages and see why they went wrong or why they are good....   [tags: Tom Jones Essays]
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The Known World by Edward Jones - A new outlook on pre-Civil War slavery is portrayed in Edward Jones' novel "The Known World". Unlike many well-known novels that cover slavery, Jones chose to focus on the thoughts and emotions of both the slaves and slave-owners and how they interact with each other. Set in a wealthy Virginia county, the practice of owning slaves is common to the white man and the black man as well. The main focus of the story is Henry Townsend, a black former slave that was bought out of slavery by his father, who was also a former slave....   [tags: Edward Jones Known World Book Review] 1018 words
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Henry Fielding’s "Tom Jones": Homeric Epithets and Personifications with a Satirical Twist - Henry Fielding felt great concern towards the embellished stylization of epic novels, and in order to relay his critiques of this popularized genre, he constructed an epic parody to reveal the turgid grandiose nature of such works through a sarcastic spoof. Commenced with his mordant invocation of a muse, Henry Fielding’s epic parody, Tom Jones emphasizes droll concern with the classical epic style by christening Homeric epithets and personifications with a satirical twist. Henry Fielding dives into the Homeric form with extensive invocations and catalogues to the Muse....   [tags: Henry Fielding, parody, Tom Jones, plays, ] 510 words
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Edith Newbold Jones Wharton - Edith Newbold Jones Wharton The Novelist’s Life All literary critics and sources that give accounts of Edith Newbold Jones Wharton’s life seem to agree on the basic facts. Wharton was born in 1862 into a wealthy family and raised during America’s Guilded Age. “ She was born into the lavish world of inherited wealth, one which she benefited from greatly. This life of luxury provided Wharton with a rich source of material which she used to challenge the attitudes of America’s Guilded Age in her novels” (“World,”p.1)....   [tags: Edith Newbold Jones Wharton Novelists Essays]
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Bertolt Brecht, LeRoi Jones and Antonin Artaud - Bertolt Brecht, LeRoi Jones and Antonin Artaud In LeRoi Jones's play, "Dutchman," elements of realism, naturalism and non-realism abound. The play features characters such as Clay, a twenty-year-old Negro, Lula, a thirty-year-old white woman, both white and black passengers on a subway coach, a young Negro and a conductor. All of these characters take a ride that, for each, ends with different destinations and leaves the audience to sort through the details and find conclusions themselves. In this play, Jones uses realistic, naturalistic and non-realistic elements to convey social issues such as racism in the author's own disillusioned style....   [tags: LeRoi Jones Dutchman]
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Mother Mary Jones - Mother Mary Jones: Hell-raiser Extraordinaire The Mother Jones Magazine website suggests that perhaps Mother Jones’ “greatest achievement may have been creating the persona of Mother Jones” (Gorn). The image and character of Mary Harris Jones greatly influenced the early labor movement. “Mother” Jones as she became called, presented herself as a stately, older woman wearing only black dresses in public and perhaps even “exaggerated” her date of birth and age to appear older than she was (Gorn)....   [tags: Mary Jones Essays Humanitarianism Unions] 719 words
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The Anxiety of Self-Presentation in Bridget Jones's Diary - The Anxiety of Self-Presentation in Bridget Jones's Diary "The book is about the anxiety of self-presentation; Bridget is both Everywoman and an implicitly ironic observer of Everywoman." (New Yorker) Helen Fielding writes about the anxiety of self-presentation in Bridget Jones's Diary. The New Yorker accurately identifies this central theme. Moreover, it correctly asserts that Bridget's search for meaning and order in her life exemplifies Everywoman. However, the New Yorker credits her with a far more heightened self-awareness than she possesses....   [tags: Bridget Jones's Diary Essays] 607 words
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Gender Relationships in the Film Love Jones - Gender Relationships in the Film Love Jones Using the movie Love Jones I will talk about the characteristics of male/male and female/female relationship as they are portrayed in the film. Then I will talk about how different the female/male relationship is and focus primarily on their communication styles. There is some harsh vocabulary included in my essay but only in quotations that I have taken from the movie itself to communicate what was going on in the scenes I have chose to talk about. Female/female relationship Josie and Nina Nina is one of the main characters in this movie and Josie is her best friend....   [tags: Papers Movie Film Love Jones Essays] 2532 words
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A Double Standard for Men and Women in Tom Jones - For this project, I will be summarizing three different articles that pertain to the argument that there is an apparent double standard for what is acceptable behavior in men versus women in Tom Jones. In addition to summarizing these articles, I will also be adding my own views and comments throughout this paper. The first article is by April London, entitled Controlling the Text: Women in Tom Jones. London begins by stating that Fielding uses a metaphor between property and women throughout the text in Tom Jones....   [tags: Tom Jones Henry Fielding Essays]
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Bridget Jones Diary - 135 lbs., alcohol units 0 (v.g.), cigarettes 0 (would be difficult because I don't smoke), calories 2250 (must do better tomorrow!). These are the inner thoughts of some women on a daily basis and in Bridget Jones's Diary; Helen Fielding makes single women feel like they are not alone. Through incidents of self doubt, heartache, and the anxiety of being single forever, Fielding allows readers who have faced or are facing the same situations to take a break, sit back and have a laugh at Bridget's expense....   [tags: Movie Film Book Analysis Bridget Jones Diary] 1182 words
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A Letter to an Emperor - A letter to an Emperor This source of document basically shows how the Americans came to Japan and practiced “Gun-boat diplomacy” on Japan in order to open up its country and abandon its closed-door policy. The writer wrote that America back at the homeland was clouded by “the horrors of the Civil War” and many other domestic problems like buying over Native American lands in the north and dealing with Western nations like the British to remove them out of America’s lands. The term “manifest destiny” in the 1840s, based on America’s perspective, refers to America’s aspiration in assisting countries in other parts of the world to realize their full potential of becoming a modern and self-go...   [tags: World History]
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Mughal Emperor Akbar - Mughal Emperor Akbar Topic: What were the contribution of the Mughal emperor Akbar to the creation of an Indian national Identity. What were the greatest obstacles to his achievement in this. The greatest of the Mughal’s emperors, Akbar, attempted the creation of a national identity for India by his numerous reforms, literal and cultural development, and policies of integration and organization. His reforms included a liberal policy toward the non-Muslims, religious innovations, the land revenue system and the famous Mansabdari system....   [tags: Emperors Akbar India Essays]
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The History of the First Emperor of China - On March 29, 1974, a couple of workers were digging a water well on the east side of Mount Li outside of the city of Xi’an. The workers uncovered a single terracotta figure and called the government authorities who investigated the matter. Soon, government archeologists were sent to the site. The unearthed great clay army that has baffled modern day craftsmen, intrigued archeologists, and amazed the general public. Before this discovery, no one knew about the First Emperor of China. Forty years later, we know a good deal about his legacy....   [tags: great wall, china, babarians, ying zhen]
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The Rise and Reign of Emperor Augustus - On the 23rd of September 63BC a baby boy was born. Little did his family know that this amazing child was going to be one of the greatest politicians in Rome, he was also going to touch the lives of many Roman Citizens and to be remembered by thousands of people many years after his death. He was to rule an empire that stretched from Spain to Judea. Turn the Mediterranean Sea into a peaceful Roman Lake and was eventually to be worshipped as a god. The future Emperor of Rome was called Gaius Julius Octavious, whom we all know now as Augustus....   [tags: Roman History ]
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The Life of Emperor Nero - Emperor Nero, infamously known as one of the most malevolent, oppressive, and tyrannical leader throughout history, was the last ruler of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty. He was born outside Rome in Antium and his mother married his great uncle, Emperor Claudius, in order for her son to be the next Emperor of Rome. It wasn’t apparent that her son was to become one of the most feared and cruel leaders in Roman history from 54 CE to 68 CE. By examining his achievements and failures as an emperor, his influences and changes over the entire economic, political and social spectrum are revealed....   [tags: Ancient Rome]
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Greek Mythology and a Roman Emperor - How fascinating arts. Greek and Roman art history are significant mystery of each person exploring the distinctive of their culture and belief system. The piece of “head of Poseidon” from MFAH (Museum of Fine Art Houston) itself is an Olympian god of the sea known as (Greek mythology) that Greek believed in the power of gods and goddesses as part of the role and purpose of it created. The “Constantine the Great” also called Flavius Valerius Constantinus Augustus is the first Roman emperor led domination throughout the history, and he was a great Christian leader of the time....   [tags: Constantine, Christianity]
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Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor - The Last Emperor of China Released in 1987 by Columbia Pictures debut, The Last Emperor of China is a representation of Puyi’s life as the last Manchurian emperor. The audience experiences the life of Puyi through a series of flashbacks that shows Puyi internal struggle through his desire to restore the Manchurian Empire and his new life as a peasant worker of the People’s Republic of China. The film was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and produced by Jeremy Thomas with the intention of reenacting the story of Henry Aisin-Giroro Pu Yi....   [tags: historical analysis, cinematography, accuracy]
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Augustus: First Emperor of Rome - Augustus: First Emperor of Rome “I found Rome built of bricks; I leave her clothed in marble.” - Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (cliojournal.wikispaces.com) Augustus, born Gaius Octavius, also known Augustus Caesar or Octavian, or by his adopted name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, is one the Rome’s most iconic emperors. Born on September 23 in the year 63 B.C., and the great-nephew of Julius Caesar, Augustus ascended to the throne after Caesar’s assassination, he was only nineteen years old. To secure his rule of Rome, Augustus formed an alliance with the successful and ambitious general Marc Anthony and Lepidus and with them created the Second Triumvirate to hunt down and defeat Brutus and Ca...   [tags: empire, military disasters]
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The Worst Roman Emperor: Caligula - In the Ancient Roman times which was a very chaotic time period, with many different power struggles that led to some of the best and worst people ruling the Roman Empire Over the ages different emperors made their way to the throne, whether they killed to get there or inherited it from their parents, they all left distinct marks although some left bigger marks than others. The three considered the worst emperors, are Nero, Caligula, and Commodus (Champlin, E, 2003). Out of the three worst Roman emperors, the worst was Caligula because of the hideous crimes he committed compared the Commodus and Nero Although these emperors committed crimes and acts of kindness, they were considered bad; a b...   [tags: ancient world history]
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The First Emperor of China - Zhao Zheng was born in 259 BC, even at a young age he was very aggressive and ambitious. At the age of thirteen Zhao Zheng succeeded his father to rule China. He assumed full power over China by the age of twenty-two and ruled during the Warring States period. He wanted to unify all of the states by the political, economic, and military strength of Qin State. This ambition is what built the first centralized empire in Chinese history, the Qin Dynasty (221 BC – 206 BC). Zhao Zheng was the first ruler of a united China, so he proclaimed himself Qin Shi Haung, which means the first emperor of China....   [tags: Zhao Zheng, terracota soldiers, Qin Dynasty]
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Emperor Haile Selassie and Ethiopia - The country Ethiopia is well known for its Emperor Haile Selassie. Haile Selassie’s real name is Lij Tafari Makonnen and he was born 1892 and died 1975 (novelguide.com). He comes from one of the earliest lineage of royal families; King Solomon. He is the last of his bloodline to have power in Ethiopia. He was given power between 1930-1974. There was a war for Ethiopia by the Italians called the Battle of Adwa. The Italians wanted to gain land in Africa because the French and European were all trying to acquire land in Africa....   [tags: Third World Country]
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The Roman Emperor Tiberius - In the early first century AD, the Roman Empire was subject to autocratic rule and the old Republic was long dead. Augustus had been ruling for forty years and most of that time he was loved and praised by the Senate and the people of Rome. Throughout his reign, Augustus had the one lingering problem of finding a successor to take over the role of Emperor. He had chosen 3 different heirs in his time of rule; however, they all passed before they had the chance to inherit Augustus’ esteemed power....   [tags: Roman Empire, Biography] 1977 words
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Emperor Penguins - Topic: Emperor Penguins Organization: Topically Specific purpose: To teach my audience about an overlooked species. I. Introduction A. Attention Getter Can you imagine living in a state of pure cold. Where the temperature is constantly sub-zero. How about an entire colony living in such conditions. This is the life of an emperor penguin. B. Relevance Everyone loves penguins. And if you don’t I will kindy have to ask you to leave. Just kidding, Everyone has seen movies centered around Penguins, however very few know much about this overlooked species....   [tags: overlooked species, antarctica]
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Emperor Haile Selassie - Known as the conquering lion of the tribe of Judah, King of Kings and Elect of God, Emperor Haile Selassie ruled Ethiopia nearly forty years. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen in 1892 from the father of Ras Makonnen the Governor of Harar and from his mother Yeshimebet Ali in Ejersa Goro of the eastern region of Ethiopia. Haile Selassie was known for his effort to modernize his country and his ambition of transferring the monarch system to modern political system. Haile Selassie is also known for his contribution in Ethiopia to gain international political and economic as well as his desire for Africans voice for independence from European colonialism....   [tags: political, monarch, colonialism, economic] 578 words
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Exploring the Leadership of Roman Emperor Claudius - In this essay we are going to discuss whether Claudius was an effective ruler. In order to achieve an answer to this, we will also discuss how he governed his empire and how he went about administrating laws and provinces. To start with, however, it is best to briefly introduce Claudius before he became emperor. This will help us to understnad his situation and how past events effected his ruling. Claudius was the great nephew of Augustus, and so was part of the most important family in rome at the time....   [tags: world history] 2460 words
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The Art of Inigo Jones - Inigo Jones came from a humble beginning. He is thought to have been born on or around the 15th of July, 1573 in Smithfield, London. While the exact date of his birth is unconfirmed, it is known that he was baptized on July 19th, 1573 in the church of St Bartholomew the Less. Jones was named after his father, a Welsh cloth worker. The origin of their shared first name is a mystery, as it is not Welsh and the family had no direct Spanish ties. Beyond these few facts and conjectures, little is known about Jones’s life until he was in his thirties....   [tags: Biography ]
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Nerva: The First Good Emperor of Rome - On the 8 of November, [A.D. 35], I was born into this glorious world (Henderson 169). My noble family raised me in fairest Narnia in Umbria (Birley 30). Although I was born into a Senatorial family, I pursued neither a military career nor a public speaking one (Wend). From as far back as my ancestors can be traced, somehow they have always been involved in the political realm (Birley 30). My dearest great-grandfather, M. Cocceius Nerva, was consul [36 B.C.]; his grandfather, a man with the same name, was a fine jurist who accompanied Tiberius to Capri in [26 A.D.] (Wend)....   [tags: Roman History]
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The Jonestown Massacre: Jim Jones - Have you ever heard the term, “Don’t drink the Kool-Aid?” or “You have drank the Kool-Aid.”. Well, ”Drinking the Kool-Aid” means you have done something that others have told you to do or did yourself. This saying comes from the cult society led by Reverend Jim Jones, named Jonestown. Jonestown was a small community in the jungle of Guyana, South America. After getting word of people coming to investigate the society, Jones had committed a mass suicide by poisoning Kool-Aid and giving it to the people of Jonestown....   [tags: mass suicide, church]
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The Character and Achievements of Roman Emperor Augustus - Augustus was more concerned with self preservation than the advancement of the senate, the armies and his citizens. He rejected absolute power, but had an ulterior motive. With the fate of Julius Caesar in his mind, Augustus was well aware of the dangers of absolute power. So he saw dispersing power as a means to offset those potential threats to his lift. I have used the primary sources such as Tacitus, The Annals of Imperial Rome by Tacitus, The Deeds of the Divine Augustus by Augustus and The Divine Augustus by Suetonius for the examination of my hypothesis and to compare how each of them portrayed Augustus....   [tags: Roman Empire, biography, Biographical Essay] 844 words
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Norah Jones and George Gershwin - Imagine this: it’s the night of your cousin’s big wedding. After walking down the aisle and saying their “I do’s,” it’s time for the reception. After everyone get’s their glass of champagne or other various mixed drink, the DJ comes on stage. “Ladies and gentlemen,” he announces, “it’s time to announce the wedding party.” He goes through the whole list of people, stopping just after the bride and groom are announced. “And now the new bride and groom would like to do a special dance!” It’s time for the first dance; something they have been waiting for their whole lives....   [tags: song, album, lyrics, songwriter] 893 words
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Marcus Aurelius, Rome's Greastest Emperor - Who is Marcus Aurelius. What did he do to make his mark in the pages of history. Why did the people of Rome respect and admire him. To the common person, Marcus was just a man who was an emperor of Rome and just another person who helped shaped this world. Marcus Aurelius was more than that. Anthony Birley writes, “The acquaintance of a man like Marcus Aurelius is an imperishable benefit.” The character of Marcus Aurelius is truly special, but was molded by many important people and figures in his life....   [tags: Roman History ]
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Push by Claireece Precious Jones - Push is an inspirational story told from the point of view of Claireece Precious Jones, a sixteen-year-old illiterate African American girl and the countless obstacles she overcame while growing up in the ghetto of Harlem. While enrolled in Women’s and Gender studies we have talked about many issues that surface in the book Push. The first issue that stood out to me was rape. Precious was sexual abused at a very early age. While at the interview with Ms. Weiss her mother confessed that her father had touched her at the age of three....   [tags: Women, Gender Issues]
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The Emperor's Tomb - The Emperor's Tomb, although not a truly accurate and detailed account of World War 1 does depict the rise and fall of both the Austria-Hungarian Empire and an influential name, the Trotta's in a meaningful manner. Joseph Roth, in his novel, uses a key descendant of the Trotta family to show how war changed their lives but does not erase centuries of Austria-Hungarian pride. Rich and poor alike go to war in hopes of preserving their country, pride and power. None of them knew that the cost of war could be so harmful to everything that they fought so hard to preserve in their beloved country....   [tags: European History] 1008 words
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United States versus Jones - Citation: United States v Jones/ United States courts of Appeals/ District of Columbia, 2012/132 S. Ct. 945 Facts: In 2004, the FBI initiated an investigation on Jones and other associates for a possible drug trafficking. During the investigation FBI agents obtained a warrant authorizing them to install a Global Positioning System tracking device on a Jeep, Jones used regularly. The warrant allowed agent to install the tracking device within 10th days of its issue but agents did not install the device until the 11th day....   [tags: fourth ammendment violation cases] 514 words
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William Jones and Pi - ... The transcendence of pi implies that it is impossible to solve the ancient challenge of squaring the circle with a compass and straight-edge. Pi is an infinite number. It is abbreviated to 3.14 and that is the number used in most math problems. For thousands of years, mathematicians have attempted to extend their understanding of pi. Sometimes by computing its value to a high degree of accuracy. William Jones and Archimedes are not the only ones that had discovered pi. It was discovered and thought up many different ways....   [tags: famous mathematicians] 1908 words
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The Line of Roman Emperors - "Behold, I found Rome of clay, and leave her to you of marble." This was the Emperor Augustus’s last words. I think these words are very significant because he laid the foundations of the Empire and made Rome great. The reign of Augustus was one of the most important as the model that the other emperors would follow. Augustus helped build Rome into what it is and in turn, changed modern society. Octavius was the first emperor of Rome and was born in 63 B.C. He was originally born in Rome but raised in his parents’ hometown Vilitrae....   [tags: Roman Emperors, Rome, history, Caesar Agustus, Pax] 522 words
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The Role of the Emperor in Meiji Japan - Within this historical context the Meiji leaders realized that they needed to harness the concept of the Imperial Will in order to govern effectively. During the Age of Imperialism, members of the Satsuma and Choshu, two of the very powerful clans in Japan, were parts of the opposition to foreign imperialism. This opposition believed that the only way that Japan could survive the encroachment of the foreigners was to rally around the Emperor. The supporters of the imperial government, known as imperialists, claimed that the Tokugawa Shogunate had lost its imperial mandate to carry out the Imperial Will because it had capitulated to Western powers by allowing them to open up Japan to trade....   [tags: essays research papers] 3603 words
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