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  • Discusse Essay On Raspoutine

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    Raspoutine, est l'une des personnes les plus mystérieuses et sombres de l'histoire russe. Il est né le 10 janvier 1869 et mort assassiné dans la nuit du 16 au 17 décembre 1916. Grigori Raspoutine, était un paysan qui a finalement exercé une puissante influence sur Nicolas II et Aleksandra, le dernier tsar et la tsarine de la Russie impériale. Nous aborderons ici quel rôle Raspoutine a joué dans la chute du régime tsariste. Ceci nous permettra dans un premier temps, d’analyser la relation et l’influence

  • The Occult in A Tale of the Ragged Mountains

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    Thompson discusses the use of the occult in "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains." He begins the article by explaining that this story might be the product of Poe's "fascination with, but detached attitudes toward, the pseudoscientific occultism of his age." He gives us some technical terms for the techniques that Poe uses in this story: "metempsychosis" is the transmigration of souls, and is the word that surfaces frequently throughout this discussion of "Ragged Mountains." First Thompson discusses the idea

  • Barron's AP Statistics

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    the Barron’s guide. In the topic called Graphing Display the Barron’s guide discusses the different types of graphs, measures of center and spread, including outliers, modes, and shape. Summarizing Distributions mentions different ways of measuring the center, spread, and position, including z-scores, percentile rankings, and the Innerquartile Range, and its role in finding outliers. Comparing Distributions discusses the different types of graphical displays and the situations in which each type

  • Truman Capote's In Cold Blood as Literary Journalism

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    In an article written in 1966 for The New York Times, Eliot Fremont-Smith discusses the squabbles that occurred in the literary world over Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, squabbles that continue today. He wrote of Capote, "The author is now concerned that In Cold Blood be taken as an example of a new literary form, 'the non-fiction novel'"(8). The debate of what constitutes a novel and what constitutes non-fiction. Fremont-Smith argues that the mixing of the two genres is irrelevant: It

  • Homosexual Theme in Tennessee William's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

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    Homosexual Theme in Tennessee William's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof In his essay "Come back to the Locker Room Ag'in, Brick Honey!" Mark Royden Winchell discusses several aspects of the homosexual theme in Tennessee William's play Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. Winchell describes the play as subversive because it casts doubt onto the innocence of male companionship, the two most tolerant characters are the most overtly heterosexual characters, and homosexuality is depicted as a personal rather than social

  • Ecstasy

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    “Ecstasy” Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans In an article that was found at NIDA NOTES on the Internet, titled “Ecstasy “ Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans, discusses the horrible effect that this popular drug has on the human body. In a supported study conducted by NIDA, it had shown the direct evidence the use of MDMA, which is also known as ecstasy has on causing brain damage. Using brain-imaging techniques the study had found that MDMA harms neurons that release serotonin

  • Perception And Plato's Theaetetus

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    Plato discusses theories of knowledge throughout his famous dialogue, the Theaetetus. He discusses many different ways of learning and attempts to define knowledge. Plato does this through a conversation between a few characters: Socrates, the famous philosopher; Theodorus, an aged friend and philosopher of Socrates; and Theaetetus, a young man who is introduced to Socrates before a discussion. One aspect of knowledge which they review is perception. It is defined and explained by Socrates, to the

  • Alas, Babylon

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    Alas, Babylon Essay In the book Alas, Babylon, the author, Pat Frank, discusses the condition of the human race. Mainly, his view differs from others because rather than write about the countries in a nuclear war, he writes about people living in the countries that are involved in that war. His discusses these peoples’ progress, both technological and moral, as well as their use of power. These topics make the book as intriguing as it is to read. Frank, rather than talk about all mankind’s technological

  • Dreams of Millennium

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    from a culture on the brink, Mark Kingwell discusses a spectrum of topics some of which touch on the then imminent millennium and some which seem to have very little to do with the subject. He switches from topic to topic seemingly without organization or connection. The book, although relatively lengthy, does not seem to come to any conclusions. Kingwell discusses several issues that he believes will become more problematic in the future and he discusses the millennium, as these problems will shape

  • Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan

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    Hobbes; Leviathan Hobbes wrote the Leviathan and divided it into four different sections. For sake of brevity, I will only discuss the second book in, which Hobbes discusses the Commonwealth. He, like Rousseau, holds up the idea that the people of a society are better off by joining the social contract, which all humans are unintentionally apart of. In Book II, Hobbes asserts that there must be some form of leadership, which holds the people together and keeps them from following their natural instincts