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The Ideology of Leo Burnett - “There is an inherent drama in every product. Our No.1 job is to dig for it and capitalize on it.”– Leo Burnett One of the most famous men in advertising is the master of creativity, the inventor of the most captivating ad campaigns, and performed one of the most risky moves in ever done in advertising. This wonderful man goes by the name of Leo Burnett. He is the creator of multiple advertising campaigns including; Tony the Tiger for Frosted flakes, Charlie the Tuna for Star-Kist fish cannery, The Jolly Green Giant for Green Giant vegetables, Pillsbury Doughboy for Pillsbury company and many, many more....   [tags: famous men in advertising] 726 words
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Julius Caesar: A Brief Biography - Julius Caesar is the one of the famous Roman generals. Many may recognize this name from the great works of Shakespeare. Before the great works of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar was famous in his Roman city which. Julius Caesar was a dictator that turned the Roman republic to the Roman Empire. Even though the life time of Julius Caesar took place in 100 BC – 44 BC, people everywhere will mention Caesar’s name and legacy. For starters, Julius Caesar’s time was very different from today life. People did not get married because they were in love with the each other most of the time....   [tags: famous Roman generals]
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Rembrandt: Master Etcher and Painter - Walter Bagehot once said “The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.” Rembrandt had a unique way of grasping a person’s personality and emotion by expressing it on his canvasses. Rembrandt who spent most of his life in the Netherlands is known as one of the most famous Dutch artists in history. While many know Rembrandt for his paintings, Rembrandt is considered to be one of the most famous self-taught etchers in history....   [tags: famous Dutch painters]
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Henry Ford: An American Icon - Henry Ford: An American Icon It takes a very brave person to take a leader role and make the world a better place. Ford treated each and every one of his workers with respect. In return, the workers gave Ford all they had and one-hundred percent on anything and everything they did. Henry Ford did not just step up and make himself look good, he helped the country and even the entire world by chasing his dreams. Even from a young age, he set out to do something great, and thats what he did. Henry Ford was a man with a dream, without his determination and willpower, the automotive industry wouldn't be where it is today....   [tags: famous entrepeneurs of America]
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The Murder of JonBenet Ramsey - Stated by John Ramsey, “As I was walking through the basement, I opened the door to a room, and knew immediately that I’d found her because there was a white blanket- her eyes were closed, I feared the worse but yet- I’d found her” (Bardesley, and Bellamy). On December 26, 1996, one of the most famous, unsolved murders took place in Boulder, Colorado (Christopher). The murder caused many events including accusations, interrogations, false claims, and examining of evidence. The case also caused the Ramsey family to go through a hard time....   [tags: famous unsolved murders]
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The Story of Robert Frost - “I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference” (Frost 19-20). Many famous lines like these have been written at different periods of Robert Frost’s life. Most of his poems can tie back to a specific time and place in Frost’s lifetime. Different poems convey various emotions as Frost writes about many personal struggles and successes that he encountered in his lifetime. Robert Frost portrays his childhood, marriage, and adulthood through his various poems, like “A Peck of Gold,” “Birches,” ”The Thatch,” and “The Birds Do Thus.” To begin with, a poem that represents Frost’s childhood is “A Peck of Gold.” Robert Frost once said, “But I was one of the children told / s...   [tags: famous American poets]
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Ernest Hemingway: A Brief Biography - Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899. He was a writer who started his career with a newspaper office in Kansas City when he was seventeen. When the United States got involved in the First World War, Hemingway joined with a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. During his service, he was wounded, and was decorated by the Italian Government. Upon his return to the United States, he was employed by Canadian and American newspapers as a reporter, and sent back to Europe to cover the Greek Revolution....   [tags: famous American writers]
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Strategies to coach a football team and strategies that famous coaches have used to be a successful coach. - In all of the years that the game of pro football has been played there have only been twenty-two coaches that have made it into the hall of fame which means that they have done a significant amount of work in the coaching industry and made a huge impact on the game (Positions). The strategies that they have used to be such a great coach must have been incredibly good. A lot of people wonder what the strategies to coach a football team and strategies that famous coaches have used to be a successful coach are....   [tags: sports, lombardi, NFL]
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Many Famous People in U.S. History but Andrew Jackson Made Our Country Better - ... Jackson soon got more popular and Americans loved him, so in 1828 he ran under the new party, Democratic, and was elected president. Then as a result of his popularity, got re elected in 1832. Andrew Jackson was a democratic president because he promoted democracy, revoked the Second National Bank, and he listen to the people on the Indian Removal Act. First, Andrew Jackson was a democratic president because he encouraged democracy. During the election of 1828, Jackson came off as a “common man” and a lot of the Americans felt as if he would make the US more democratic by having less power given to the government and more power given to the people....   [tags: democrat, president, native americans] 570 words
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Some of the Famous people in History - ... Immanuel was 79 years old when he died and he lived in modern times. Kant was a German philosopher who is widely known to be the main person that started modern philosophy. Kant was educated at the University of Konigsberg, where he would spend his entire profession. He is best known for his work in the philosophy of ethics and metaphysics. Kant published many works on ethics, law, and religion. His argument was that our skills are designed by basic features of our minds. Kant’s philosophy influenced many German thinkers of his time and he moved the philosophy beyond the debate between realists and empiricists....   [tags: nazis, germany, austria] 1096 words
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A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt - The Museum of London is announcing that it will soon be welcoming a new exhibit painted by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. The exhibit will be entitled “A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt”. As for why this artist was chosen, the answer is very simple, it is because he is popular, for the historical value of the exhibit, and for the variety in his diversity of works, all those things are going to attract people to see the display. The following paragraphs are going to explain what is Rembrandt famous for, the world during the renaissance, and in what the different subject matters enhance the quality of the display....   [tags: famous, renaissance, paintings]
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The American Dream as Portrayed by Various Authors - The American Dream can be traced to the Declaration of Independence which states that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed…with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” (Jefferson). These doctrines are the foundation of the rights of all citizens in the United States. For over a century these ideas have drawn people from foreign shores to America, the land of opportunity, a place where dreams can be achieved. The very concept of the American dream is built upon the idea that whatever you dream can be made to happen because there are few government barriers place upon the citizens....   [tags: Essays on the American Dream] 2577 words
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Contributions of Famous Scientists to Chemistry - ... He first studied medicine but was later sent to athens and became a philosophiest under a man named plato. Alchemy is what became the new intrest of chemist during the era known as the dark ages. In short alchemy is transmuting the base of metals into the noble ones. This idea of transmuting is said to have arose from the the Alexandrian Greeks in the early centuries of the Christian era; thence it passed to the arabs, by whom it was transmitted to western Europe. No one truly knows where alchemy really originated from....   [tags: John Dalton, Albert Einstein] 867 words
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Clive Staples Lewis - As a transformed Christian, soldier, author, or speaker, C.S. Lewis inspired many in his lifetime. The trials he encountered in his life made him a more inspiring and respectable author and person. Narnia, one of his most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley 2)....   [tags: Biograhpy - Authors] 1329 words
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TheTabla Indian Musical Instrument - Every year, one of India's most important holidays occurs around October and November. The purpose of the holiday is to celebrate the mark of the end of the harvest year before. winter. Nowadays, it is celebrated by family gatherings, festive lights, and worship Lakshmi. Despite religious affiliation, most Indians are able to celebrate Diwali as it has become a national festival over time. The story of Diwali is interpreted differently by Hindus depending on the location they live in. The Cultural Association of India of Wichita (CAI) annually organizes an event at a venue in Wichita to celebrate Diwali....   [tags: famous percussion instruments] 816 words
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Biography of William Blake - ... Gilchrist argues that Blake was “forced” to join the mob. However, many biographers argue that Blake supported the revolutionists and joined the mob by choice (The Complete Work). August 18, 1782, William Blake, at the age of 24, married 20 year old Catherine Boucher. She was the daughter of a Battersea market gardener. Though Blake and Catherine had a happy life together, they did not have any children. Catherine was uneducated and illiterate (Blake, William, and Geoffrey Keynes.). Blake taught Catherine how to read and write as well as how to engrave....   [tags: famous artist, gothic style] 1634 words
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The Power of Cleopatra - Around 69 B.C, one of the most famous female rulers ever known was born, she was Cleopatra. She was the descendent of the Egyptian ruler, Ptolemy XII, and she would eventually became the queen of ancient Egypt herself. She was known for being extremely intelligent and very charming, and because of this many romans feared her and viewed her as a threat. When her father died the throne of Egypt was left to her and her brother, Ptolemy XIII, and rivalry formed between the two, making her even more determined to become the sole ruler of Egypt....   [tags: Most Famous Woman Ruler]
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An Unkindness of Tradition: Shirley Jackson´s Biography - Many people use literature as an outlet from their personal life, from the struggles and hardships they face day to day. They enjoy the unknown of mystery and the unrealistic; it gives them something to ponder and offers a way to discover an unknown world of imagination. Many authors take the different avenues in their writing. Some stir hope and optimism while others explore a morbid and daunting way of writing. A common form is that of suspense and mystery. Shirley Jackson takes mystery to a distinctive level....   [tags: dark literature, american author]
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Famous Pioneers of the Enlightenment - The breakthroughs that came out of the Scientific Revolution had a profound impact on the Enlightenment period. The Enlightenment movement would not have been possible if it weren’t for the brave men who dared to go against established ways of thinking. These men took risks and put themselves at the mercy of public scrutiny. They not only asked questions about the workings of our world but also devised new scientific methods that uncovered new truths about our very existence. Instead of relying on religious dogma and mystical practices, common during the 16th and 17th century to help answer questions, they developed their own hypothesis....   [tags: Scientific Revolution, Religion, Theorists] 1137 words
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Tragic Heroes in Famous Literature - Imagine some of the greatest tragic heroes of all time: Hamlet, Macbeth, Odysseus -- Ones we all know and love. We laughed at their mistakes, cried at their downfalls, and enjoyed their triumphs. And now a new generation wishes to be among them: King Creon (from Sophocles’ Antigone), Marcus Brutus, and Julius Caesar. But, it will not be easy; it will take a lot for them to win over our hearts and be crowned “most tragic hero” of them all. First, they will have to play the part. What exactly constitutes a tragic hero....   [tags: Hamlet, MacBeth, Odysseus] 775 words
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Leadership Lessons in Famous Literature - Leadership can be defined as the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of a minor or group and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. A leader sets a course of action and ensures that everyone follows the action. Leading can apply to leading oneself, other individuals, groups, organizations and societies. The nature of how leading is done depends on the framework of the situation, one's point of view, and on the nature and needs of those involved. While leadership is learned, the skills and knowledge processed by the leader are influenced by their traits, such as beliefs, values, ethics, and most importantly character....   [tags: Beowulf, Oedipus The King, Antigone] 1870 words
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Comparisons of Different Famous Diets - Jenny Craig Diet: Characteristics The main premise of the Jenny Craig diet is that participants eat prepackaged, premeasured, and processed meals which are delivered to the participant’s home. Counselors are available in order to assist with long-term goals and teach participants to avoid emotional eating. There is some flexibility in allowing participants to eat out, or to enjoy the occasional snack as well ("health and wellness,"2014). Pros/advantages and Cons/disadvantages According to nutritionists who reviewed several top diets, as noted in the US News and World Report, the Jenny Craig diet is safe, nutritionally balanced, and convenient....   [tags: jenny craig, nutritionists]
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Why was John Glenn Famous - My Historical figure name is John Glenn. He was born in Ohio on July 18 1921 and Is now still living at an Ohio teaching part time at Ohio state. John Glenn is a big part of history and these are some of the things he did to get there.(1.) John Glenn attends New Concord High School. He complete all of his grades according to John Glenn teachers, he was a great student they said he always got his work done and the only thing he evered talked about was going to space and becoming an astronaut.(2.) John attended Muskingum University college....   [tags: astronaut, nasa, space,]
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Literaray Device: Author's Voice - ... At least, that’s how it was described by a man who was crossing this bridge — a first-class reinforced concrete bridge — with his wife and child for the last time in his life”(Fink 56). The author(Ida Fink) is using foreshadowing at the end of this quote to hook us and make us interested in reading more. The meaning of this text is deeper than just describing how the Gniezna River looked, it is informing us on how the man is trying to keep his mind off his death in the near future. Another example of how author’s voice affects the meaning of the text in these two stories is when someone is being told to obey....   [tags: foreshadowing, writing style] 881 words
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Authors Manipulating Time: 3 Examples - Time is a funny thing, it can be squished up into five minutes or dragged out for centuries and writers are the master manipulators of it. Short stories concentrates on giving us a snap shot into a world, whether that is a moment between two people or action over a period of time, sharply defined and closely focused. But what the writer also tells us in these stories is about the time they lived in and how people viewed their world. I am looking at three short stories, by kiwi female writers, to see how they tell us of the time they are writing from....   [tags: the yard broom, charlotte grimshaw]
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Characters that Reveal the Whole of Reality in Famous Literary Works by Sophocles, Kalidasa, and Shakespeare - Characters that Reveal the Whole of Reality in Famous Literary Works by Sophocles, Kalidasa, and Shakespeare In Sophocles' Oedipus the King, Kalidasa's Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection, and Shakespeare's King Lear, there are characters that help the hypothetical figure see the "whole of reality". In Oedipus the King the characters Jocasta and Tiresias allow Oedipus realize his tragic flaw. The same can be said of Kent in King Lear. Also, in Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection the ring that was given to Sakuntala is the catalyst that allowed King Dusyanta realize that Sakuntala was indeed his wife....   [tags: Papers] 670 words
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Shirley Jackson’s Constant Battle of Self Satisfaction - Noted by Darryl Hattenhauer, Shirley Jackson, an American gothic author, was "ranked among America's most highly regarded fiction writers" during the "1940s, 1950s, and 1960s" (1). Jackson argued that “a good story must engage its reader, persuade him that he wants to belong in the story for as long as it lasts” and if the author fails to provide such experience then they can consider their work a failure (Hall 113). The idea of authors providing an experience of enjoyment, made Jackson a successful writer....   [tags: gothic author, fiction writers, beliefs]
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Lost In Translation - Literature and Language of the Caribbean - The Caribbean features literature from English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and also fusions of fragments of those languages forming a dialect or sometimes a new creole language emerges. The experiences of the islands are similar, but not identical. Therefore the women and men had difference experiences and so authors will have different themes in their literature. Some may be more focused on the social aspects of the country, some political, and others try to convey the personal triumphs and hardships of the individuals that inhabit the Caribbean space....   [tags: authors, anglo, islands] 523 words
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William Golding is an Example of Never Giving Up Your Dreams - William Golding is a British authors who has sold millions of novels worldwide. He went through many obstacles before he became a successful author. His novels are still great sellers, not only for their exiting plots but for their philosophical insights into the nature of human beings. William Golding is a great example of not giving up on your dreams. The writings of William Golding were mainly influenced by his parents, World War II, and his profession as a teacher. As a boy, Golding first learned of rationalism and the wonders of science from his father, Alec (Feeney)....   [tags: author, english literature, novels] 552 words
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Literary Legends: Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain - Literary Legends Literature has played a large role in the way we perceive the world and it can affect the way in which we think about things. Edgar Allan Poe along with Mark Twain are two of the most influential authors that our world has ever seen. Their descriptiveness and diction has had a huge impact on their readers for centuries. Poe’s gothic style of writing was very enthralling and suspenseful; it left you wanting to know what was going to happen next. Whereas, Mark Twain was a very humorous author that intended to amuse all that read....   [tags: influential American authors] 766 words
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Speical Spiritual Leaders - ... Many of these people followed Jesus because of his teaching and miracles. Jesus’ teaching superseded the current Jewish law and was personally given through Jesus. Jesus’ most famous teaching was the Sermon on the Mount, in which he said that those who are less in this life will be greater in the next life. Along with these teachings, Jesus advocated non-violence. At the end of his life Jesus had a supernatural experience when he was resurrected from the dead. For Christians, Jesus is the spiritual leader as well as the model for how to rightly live life....   [tags: religions, famous, leadership, elements] 614 words
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Similarities in James Thurber´s The Dog that Bit People and Mark Twain´s A Toast to the Oldest Inhabitant: The Weather of New England - ... "Once when [Roy] came downstairs and found that Muggs had moodily chewed up the morning paper he hit him in the face with a grapefruit and then jumped up on the dining room table, scattering dishes and silverware and spilling the coffee" (Thurber 527). Being relatable to all people, this conflict greatly adds to the short story's humor. The authors' use of hyperbole, or extreme exaggeration, also greatly adds to the humor in their short stories. Twain uses the hyperbole, "Every year they kill a lot of poets for writing about 'Beautiful Spring,'" to make an exaggeration about the New Englanders' attitude toward other people's interpretations of New England weather (522)....   [tags: Humor, Satire, Authors] 646 words
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Ulysses, Modernism, and Myth: An Exploration of the Modernist Approach to Mythology - Upon first reading Ulysses by James Joyce, it may seem as though Joyce is creating chaos, but to read this text without looking deeper into it does not do it justice. Each word on the page is significant to understanding the novel as a whole, and it is when one reads the text with this in mind that its true significance emerges. It also helps to have knowledge of Homer’s epic the Odyssey. Without at least some familiarity with the original epic poem, Ulysses becomes impossible to fully grasp. The other tool to understanding it is familiarity with Modernist thought and theory, as framed in the wake of World War I....   [tags: ancient, modern, authors] 2780 words
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Brief Introduction Overview of McGraw Hill's 9th Edition of Fundamentals of Corporate Finance - ... The role of corporate finance manager as decision maker and stress for managerial input and judgment. Today finance manager assume to avoid block box approach to finance and where appropriate, the approximate pragmatic nature of financial analysis is made explicit, possible pitfalls are described. Now a day, many functions that may have been done by corporate managers in the past are now done in collaboration with all relevant managers and department. To ensure effectiveness, corporate manager must be placed into that motion in which managers can use effectively in their day to day business expectations of these global competitive crises....   [tags: Economy, Textbook, Authors] 647 words
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Fame is a Dangerous Drug and Should be Kept out of Reach of Children - “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” These are the words of Benjamin Haydon, a painter in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s. Although his ideas could be rendered outdated, it is this quote that stands out even among today’s standards of ethical code and morality. Another quote that stands out is from the book entitled Growing Up On the Set, “fame is a dangerous drug and should be kept out of reach of children.” These words were spoken by former child actor, and current writer, Paul Peterson....   [tags: fame, famous kids, child stars]
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Transcendentalism in America: The Philosophical and Literary Movement - ... Next, Emerson uses a metaphor to explain the equality and connection one feels when experiencing elements of the over-soul, “All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball” (3). Here, Emerson is emphasizing how man is one with nature. A transparent eyeball is an eye that sees everything as a whole. This whole would be the over-soul: humanity, nature, and God. The transparent eye does not focus on one item at a time like man sometimes does. Lastly, “I am nothing; I see all… I am part or particle of God” (3)....   [tags: authors, beliefs, spiritual] 1060 words
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Time-Slip: Philip K. Dick's Lifelong Struggle with Schizophrenia - The Golden Age of Science Fiction featured many of Science Fiction’s greatest and most prolific authors. American author Philip K. Di" (1928 - 1982), active from 1952 until his death, was one of those who helped shape science fiction during the three decades during which he was active (Behrens and Ruch). Throughout his career, Di" wrote more than forty novels, one hundred short stories, as well as numerous essays. Amongst the author’s numerous works, eight short stories and four novels were eventually adapted to the silver screen (such as the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (1968) which became Blade Runner (1982) and the short story “Adjustment Team” (1954) which was loosely adapt...   [tags: great science fiction authors]
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Gender Roles and Abuse: Purple Hibiscus vs. Sin is a Puppy - In a world that often seems to revolve around patriarchy, we are all taught about gender roles and pressured to adhere to them, whether they are enforced or not. For example, the female gender role involves women having children, cooking and cleaning, and being overall submissive. The male gender role focuses on men being the “bread-winners” and “protectors” of their household, by working, being tough, and having a dominant nature. In both Purple Hibiscus and Sin is a Puppy that Follows You Home (commonly referred to as Sin is a Puppy), two West-African based novels written by female, feminist authors, the characters seemed to fit into their stereotypical gender roles perfectly, especially B...   [tags: feminist authors, societal pressures]
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Biography on Author Roald Dahl - Roald Dahl was a famous British novelist. He was born in Wales, England on September 13th, 1916, to Norwegian parents. Dahl’s father passed away when he was four, and he was sent to a boarding school. After high school, Dahl did not go to university; instead, he applied for a job at the Shell Company, a famous oil company. Soon the Second World War broke out, and he reported to the capital city of Nairobi, wanting to join the Royal Air Force. As a fighter pilot, he successfully destroyed many German planes, but was wounded....   [tags: author, books, imagination, stories]
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The Rise and Fall of F. Scott Fitzgerald - Many great authors draw inspiration from his or her every day life. Alcoholism, ambition, love, and education are prevalent themes behind F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life and work. His privileged early life and education quickly spiraled downhill due to his devotion to literature, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, and alcohol (Bruccoli). On September 4th, 1896, Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born to Edward and Mollie Fitzgerald in St. Paul, Minnesota. Edward was the second cousin, twice removed of the author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and very proud of his heritage, evident in the naming of his son....   [tags: notorious American authors]
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Depictions of Women: The Great Gatsby and Portrait D’une Femme - Modernist authors of the 1920s showed a negative light on the women of this generation. There were a lot of people who experienced disillusionment of the American Dream which included the ‘perfect’ family. In “Portrait D’une Femme”, by Ezra Pound, it shows the view of a woman from a man who clearly had a disillusionment of his idea of women of a perfect life. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the narrator also has a disillusionment of women of the 1920’s. In this piece, it shows the differences and similarities of the social classes; this showed how women act based on their social status in society....   [tags: modernist authors, literary analysis]
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The Naturalist Known as Theodore Dresier - ... Dreiser draws upon his experiences in trying to make it big in cities like Chicago and New York. He lived a less than glamorous life. He suffered from poverty, an abusive father, and a lack of experiences which prohibited him from landing any decent jobs. However, his experiences led to an incredible manifestation in his novels. In “Sister Carrie” the main character Carrie moves to Chicago where she is only able to work in menial, low-waged jobs in the same way that Dreiser started out. His experiences, in some form, all manifest into his writings and as such, the reader is better able to align with the characters and understand the story because they are reading it from someone who trul...   [tags: Sister Carrie, notorious authors]
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The Writings of Frederick Douglass and Phillis wheatley - ... Throughout her poem you can feel a sense of religion and faith. She uses words of religion to hold us in our position and show us a meaning of no other. ……In 1845 an extraordinary piece of work by Frederick Douglass was published “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave”; this was the life of a man who through many adversities stood tall with his head in the heavens. Douglass was the more proactive abolitionist as his work was to demolish slavery while detailing his life experience as a slave and expressing is deep emotions and theory on slavery....   [tags: authors, literature, words, language] 1171 words
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Steers: Food and Restaurant Industry - ... A Steers outlet would benefit from this because there would be more than one shareholder resulting in more capital contributors to acquire the franchise. It will also allow shareholders to own more Steers franchises and thus hiring of managers and CEO’s to handle daily running of the steers should be done. 3. Partnership: This is between 2-20 membersand and will allow franchisees to benefit from more capital contributors compared to a sole trader. Having a Steers under a partnership would be the best form of ownership because it is a more personal run ownership....   [tags: famous brand, marketing strategy, business] 2159 words
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The Power of One: Edgar Allan Poe - How does one person change the world. Is it through politics, social media, or philosophy. How about literature. Literature is essential to the understanding of basic ideas, concepts, and universal themes. Its influence on the world is tremendous. Literature has the power of moving people to do things to change the world. The authors behind these writings have the same effect. American poet and author, Edgar Allan Poe, changed the world through literature. His riveting classics have had a huge impact on American and international literature....   [tags: influential British authors and poets]
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Sir Walter Scott: Hero of Scotland - Sir Walter Scott was a very successful writer during the beginning of the 19th century. Born and raised in Scotland, many say that Sir Walter Scott had a very significant impact on the culture of Scotland. From writing about daring knights to making kilts fashionable attire, Scott was a cultural icon at the time. But how much influence did Scott truly have on the cultural influence of Scotland. Scott was the most culturally significant author, for Scotland, in the 19th century. The early life of Sir Walter Scott was riddled with tragedy and struggle....   [tags: romantic era authors]
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Past, Present and Future: Stoker's Impact - Bram Stoker wrote many novels in his life time; he was a brilliant author and could have in fact possibly imagined how significant an impact his novels could have effected literature throughout the ages and more importantly today. Considering Stoker focused on how the past could affect the present and incorporated that ideology into many of his novels including Dracula. Dracula has come to be one of the most well-known pieces of literature in the world. Vampires are everywhere, in many fiction novels and all over TV, which garnered their inspiration from Stoker’s novel Dracula....   [tags: brilliant authors, Dracula]
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How Rock and Roll Changed America - Rock and Roll was the start of a new revolution in America. It introduced the world to many of the famous artists that continue to be a part of our lives today. "Artists who became popular in the 1950s such as Elvis, began to pave the way for others such as Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly" (The History of Rock 'n' Roll until 1960). With the introduction of rock 'n' roll, there came many new changes to the lives of many Americans. Rock and Roll was a major contributor for the change in teens' behavior in the 1950s because it encouraged new freedoms for teenagers, encouraged new fads among teenagers, and caused a generation gap....   [tags: Music, Famous Artisit, American History]
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The Author Function - Those literary critics and conventionally minded readers who seek to critically engage the many texts which shape the canon of Western knowledge too often ask the same, misguided questions. Their discourse is, according to Michel Foucault, trapped within parameters established by a dominant mode of thinking with grants the “author” absolute primacy. Even the recognition of this paradigm too often produces a similarly misguided interrogation: “Who really spoke. Is it really he and not someone else....   [tags: Author] 1823 words
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Universal Concerns of British Literature - During this semester we learned about many different authors from different time periods and their views on life. These authors wrote about many things from their personal lives to the issues of the society they lived in. England at these times were going through many changes that impacted the lives of everyone, not only of those living within the country but, of those who resided in other countries too. Throughout the history of British Literature there are many similar and some contrasting views on universal issues between artist....   [tags: British history and authors]
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Queen Elizabeth I of England - ... She managed a number of suitors and royal matches during her reign (Carol 29). Her father and sister, had troubles and challenges of royal marriages. She never agreed to marriage. Elizabeth had no interest in sharing power with a spouse (Elizabeth I era.org). Elizabeth focused on her her image as a queen and married her job and was dedicated to her people. Due to this, Elizabeth earned the nickname, the "Virgin Queen" ( Leah 21). She inherited a lot of problems from Mary. The country was at war with France....   [tags: famous monarch, king henry VIII] 602 words
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Author Robert Frost - Authors write poetry for many reasons including to prove a point, share life stories or to just make the reader think. But the main reason that they write poems is because of their background and other influences. Robert frost is a great example of a poet influenced by his experiences. These influences show up in most of his poetry but especially in “The Road Not Taken” and “Birches”. Moving to the New England region, influential people and his views on society, and World War I influenced Robert Frost to write much of his poetry and brought him to a stage of worldly fame....   [tags: Biography, Writer, Poet, Robert Frost]
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Meaning Behind: The Last Supper - Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting The Last Supper was first started in 1495 and completed in 1498. The image captures at the Last Supper the moment after Jesus tells his twelve apostles that one of them will betray him. (Da Vinci, 1495-98) Leonardo completed his notorious painting in a lunchroom in the monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie (Britannica, “Leonardo da Vinci”) I chose this painting for various reasons. I just completed a course at Lewis University called the Message of Jesus. The last supper, documented in all four of the Gospels in the New Testament, was discussed heavily....   [tags: Leonardo Da Vinci's famous painitngs]
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Gender Inequality in Literature - ... The 1848 “Declaration of Sentiments” opened with reference to certain "laws of nature and of nature's God" and declared that "all men and women are created equal" and "are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.” The Declaration ended by vowing to fight woman's "social and religious degradation" and, to that end, attempted "to enlist the pulpit and the press in our behalf". The final resolution of the document unanimously passed at Seneca Falls vowed to overthrow "the monopoly of the pulpit" and to secure to woman "an equal participation with men in the various trades, professions, and commerce" (Stanton)....   [tags: Women, Authors, Equality] 1211 words
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Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson - ... To help people see there was no big deal about whites and blacks playing on the same team, Branch Rickey, president of the Brooklyn Dodgers, asked Robinson to play for his team. Robinson later moved to Florida to practice his spring training with the Royals. This is where he became the first black player to ever play in a major league baseball game. Even though Rickey knew times would get hard for Jackie, he made Jackie promise to never fight back when the racism started to hit him. Robinson’s reactions to the racism were also tested by Rickey at the beginning of his career....   [tags: famous African American baseball players]
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The Worldly Philosophers - The book “The worldly philosophers” is an analysis of great minds’ contributions to the field of economics with a broader view of crucial economic aspects that include political and social factors. In that respect, this analysis summarizes the author’s view of what economics comprise of in light of their analysis of different economists’ contributions. Further, the analysis explains the author’s view on the subject of comparative advantage citing the book’s strengths and weaknesses as well as the author’s position on the subject....   [tags: Authors' View Summary]
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Leonardo Fibbonaci's Famous Formulas - Some people hate math and some love it. Other people devote their time to finding math patterns because they do not have a life. Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, or Leonardo of Pisa, was one of those people. He was the "greatest European mathematician of the middle ages". Fibonacci was born 1175 AD in Pisa, Italy. His father was named Guilielmo, a member of the Bonacci Family and his mother Alessandra died when he was only nine years old. Fibonacci grew up with a North African Education because his father worked a trading post in that location....   [tags: essays research papers] 402 words
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Hollywood's Biggest Stars - Hollywood's Biggest Stars Where do Hollywood’s biggest stars come from. Why do we consider them to be the top of the many actors and actresses that show up in movies every month. Is their success and popularity the public’s doing, or does it stem from somewhere else, somewhere like Hollywood itself. I‘d say the latter is as probable as the former. Let us take Julia Roberts for example. Certainly not the most beautiful of all of Hollywood’s actresses, what makes Julia Roberts so special in the minds of Americans....   [tags: Actors Actresses Famous Papers] 2285 words
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Katherine Anne Porter - Katherine Anne Porter Katherine Anne Porter was born on May 15, 1890 in Indian Creek, Texas. Her mother died when she was two, and she was raised by her father and her paternal grandmother, who assumed the role of Katherine’s mother. Her formal education consisted of convent schools and ended after a year at the Thomas School in San Antonia when she was fifteen. A year later, only sixteen years old, Katherine ran away and married her first husband, John Henry Koontz. Lasting nine years, this was the longest of her three marriages....   [tags: Authors Writers Biography Essays]
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Flannery O'Connor - Love Always Converge Flannery O’ Conner was born in Georgia. Her Southern Catholic views on racial issues and religion gives O’ Conner her name. She continued to express her views on the decaying south up to her death. “ Everything That Rises Must Converge” was one of O’Connor’s last pieces before lupus took her life. The title“ Everything That Rises Must Converge” is borrowed from the works of Teilhard de Chardin. “The religion philosopher explains the ideal of everything and everyone will be joined at the end of the geologic time.” (179) The author uses this theme to explain in the story how the old south and the new south emerge creating one south....   [tags: Famous US writers] 593 words
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Tannu Tuva - Tannu Tuva I first heard of you in April of 1999. I was doing some research on time travel and asked a colleague if he happened to have some broad-ranged books on physics. He handed me a book entitled "The Feynman Lectures on Physics." I was unfamiliar with the book or you but read through it to see if there was any information I could use. There was a little, though it was more abstract than what is usually needed in electronics. After I gleaned what information I could, I returned the book and talked to my friend online, he started talking about you, how you came to lecture for them at M.I.T., and that you are a fascinating person....   [tags: Inspiration Famous People Role Model] 1133 words
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