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  • The Cultural Aspect of Dracula in Bram Stoker's Dracula

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    blood from everybody, and gives it to others (Mina, albeit for his own purposes). His body acts as a vessel of mixed blood. In his veins run blood from ancient and modern times, from England and Transylvania. Dracula seems to act as some sort of cosmopolitan principle, mixing blood without regard to age, location, nationality, blood type. Since blood is a marker of corporeal identity, unique to every individual, Dracula mixes identities when he mixes bloods. But does he destroy individuality in the

  • New England Vs. Chesapeake DBQ

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    determined to “mourn together, labor and suffer together, always having before our eyes our commission and community in the work.” The Articles of Agreement plainly laid out the basis for the New England region. These articles made New England a cosmopolitan mix of rich and poor families, all being in possession of land and resolute in doing God’s work (Doc D). However, while the New Englanders settled to create a Holy Utopia, the people of the Chesapeake were concerned not only with their religious


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    Is the media helping or hurting the way women view their bodies? The media has a powerful influence in women's everyday lives. The media constantly sends messages of what women should spend their time and money on; Putting a picture in women's minds daily of what they should look like. False images of young beautiful women are airbrushed and altered to perfection to hide every flaw. It is impossible for young women to live up to the standards the media has created. Young women have been negatively

  • The Naturalist Ideas

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    view of the meat-packing business, even if false, the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act may never have been created. We still see examples of muckraking today from Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me to magazines like People, Time, Cosmopolitan, and National Geographic. Muckraking is one of the few ways that the average person can find out about information quickly and easily. In certain cases, it even connects the nations together in order to fight a common enemy, whether it is political

  • Civilizations of Ancient China and East Asia

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    The main major theme of module three is the development in China and East Asia. The chapters cover the social, philosophical, cultural, governmental and religious aspects. The chapters offer an insight of how China and Eastern Asian cultures had developed. It also elaborates on the dynasties that had ruled during this era. China was isolated from West and South Asia because of the demographics of the land. The writing system was not influenced by other cultures. They had created a logographic system

  • The Life and Achievements of Famous Poet, Langston Hughes

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    I Am Negro, Black as Night The title of this paper was inspired by the famous black poet, Langston Hughes’, poem Negro, which is included in the book The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes’ works are world renowned classics years after the start of his career. Hughes’ works were very influential in the age of the Harlem Renaissance. They are some of the greatest and most eye-opening works of that time. The research undertaken in this paper will include some aspects of his

  • Othello the Outsider

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    Othello the Outsider Shakespeare's tragic hero, Othello, was a man whose gifts far outnumbered his weaknesses. On the battlefield, he was accomplished; in his profession, he was highly ranked; and, in his life, he was blissfully married. Despite these great advantages, however, Othello's destiny was ruin. Everything he had so carefully made for himself would be destroyed by one flaw: his fear of remaining an outsider. He feared this fate, yet he harped on it continuously, tearing himself between

  • Conduct Books in the 18th Century

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    Conduct Books in the 18th Century Throughout history, conduct books have played an integral part in defining what cultures believed were acceptable and desirable behaviors, as well as representing the ideal person. In the introduction to The Ideology of Conduct, Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse attempt to show how literature and conduct books have been important in relaying these messages and shaping a history of sexuality through the ages. They also point out the interesting fact that

  • Analysis Of Dan Simmons Song Of Kali

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    Many believe that the interrelations between the “I” and the “not- I”, the self and the other is the essential relationship in order to understand fantasy literature. As Rosemary Jackson stipulated in her text Fantasy: the Literature of Subversion the limitations of realist novels comes from their “rational, ‘mono- logical’ world” (172) were “otherness cannot be known or represented except was foreign, irrational” (172). She goes on to suggest that since the other cannot be accepted it is “either

  • Analysis Of Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto, A Prophecy Of Globalization

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    When Karl Marx wrote The Communist Manifesto, he outlined ‘the revolutionary utopia of a society marked by equalitarianism and mutual solidarity’ that he saw as an inevitability for the twentieth and twenty-first century world. Although Marx’s ideal communist environment never came into fruition his analysis of the modern bourgeois society is prophetic of globalization. Marx identifies several problems that he sees in his current social and economic climate, the likes of which are extremely prevalent