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    Homer and Dante

    Although nearly two thousand years separate The Odyssey and Dante's Inferno, both works are epic poems that: Explore the theme of good versus evil. Caution audiences about the appeal of temptation. Contemplate the nature of immortality. Compare and contrast how these topics are developed in The Odyssey and Dante's Inferno.

    Literary Analysis on Antigone.

    Antigone clearly scrutinizes the cultural institution of gender, for the play's debate about the nature of justice and good governance hinges on Antigone's defiance of the king, making the play one of only a few ancient Greek dramas that put a woman center stage (apologies for the bad pun!). Moreover, there are important moments

    study questions for Little Women

    This solution offers several study questions which deal with Part Two of Alcott's novel. These questions cover details and ideas explored in chapters twenty-four through forty-seven.

    marriage compare to those that were being enforced by the church

    This entry highlights several themes that can be found in Milton's Doctrine of Discipline and Divorce. Love and happiness are at the heart of this literary masterpiece, and Milton isn't shy about expressing his views. For him, free will should be the beginning and the end of all things religious.

    Hamlet's themes of appearances vs. reality

    One of the major themes of the play might be described as "appearances vs. reality." In other words, the young prince Hamlet's discovery about his father's death has shaken the foundations of his being. He always believed that he could trust his senses and felt confident that things were what they appeared to be. Now he wonde

    APA Citation Example with no Author

    My university ask me to link onto this pdf to read a brief essay with no date an no author, however within this essay the university has their name in a few of the paragraphs. My university endorses the scholar-practitioner model, so they have included their name at the beginning of few paragraphs. What is the correct APA way to

    A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (outline)

    I'm writing a paper on A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (persuasive essay) I need help in outlining the important theme I started with this question: What aspects do Dave (the narrator) missing in his childhood? How my thesis would be? Teacher instruction: The thesis must comprise a DEBATABLE, INTERPRETIVE cla

    Proper etiquette for expressing thanks

    I recently graduated from college. I mailed out my graduation invitations to family and friends. A few family members and friends who received my invitations were not able to attend my upcoming graduation ceremony. Instead, they were nice enough to call me and send me a "generous sum of money" as well as wishing me congratulatio

    King Lear's Disorder

    By the end of Act I in King Lear, everything is well on its way to serious disorder. 1. What is the basis of this disorder? 2. What is Shakespeare's purpose in disorder? 3. What do you think the play seems to imply about politics, feudalism, and power in England? 4. What does the play imply about family dynamics? 5

    The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks

    http://robinlea.com/pub/wife-hat.pdf The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks Sacks Chapter Two: The Lost Mariner How does Sacks see the relationship between memory and life? How does Sacks see the connection in Jimmie G.? What central feature of all humans is Sacks worried that Jimmie lacks? Why is Sacks so

    Milton's Paradise Lost

    John Milton challenges the common belief that chaos and Satan are purely evil entities, and asks readers to consider whether God is capable of possessing evil himself. This entry discusses the common themes that are often seen in Milton's writing, and adds valid comparisons of his theories to the Christian bible.

    Metaphors: Natural and Mental Ordering

    Resources: Creative Thinking and Natural/Mental Orders Worksheet, found on your student website; Activity 7.1, located in Ch. 7 of Thinking, for examples on how to create metaphors; and Ch. 8 of Thinking Construct as many metaphors as you can about five different things that describe any aspect of your life, such as someone y

    Interpretation of the Story "Hands"

    Please help paraphrase this Summary "Hands" Story below. "Hands" is the story of a fat, old, little man named Wing Biddlebaum who lives mainly isolated from the town life of Winesburg, Ohio. He remained a mystery to the majority of the town after moving there twenty years before. Often frightened, he would hear ghostly voices

    "Should Citizens Who Do Not Vote Pay a Fine?"

    Argument essay: "Should all citizens who do not vote pay a fine?" Instructions: After you have selected a topic, write a thesis statement and compose a 350-500 (1-2 pages) argument essay defending your thesis statement with supporting points, logical reasoning, and evidence based on your knowledge and experience. Do not r

    Trifles and point of view

    How does Trifles help us think about different perspectives or perceptions? Think about what the male/female characters in the play understand and perceive about the world around them--and consider what the men's and women's conversations and actions reveal about their attitudes toward the opposite sex.

    American Literature Before the Civil War

    See the attached file. Part I: When Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" was published, society treated it as a horror story. Reflect on the short story and apply what you know about the elements of Gothic fiction. What element(s) do you believe justify its place in the gothic lit genre? Provide several examples to support your poin

    Professional Communication in the Workplace

    * Imagine this situation and then respond: A co-worker needs to communicate some work-related bad news but has never done this before. This person knows that you are taking a course in professional communication and e-mails you asking for help. You need to respond quickly, and for various reasons, e-mail is the best way to respo

    Vanity Fair Discussion Questions

    In this solution, I provide a list of study questions for William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair. These questions range from those requiring short, simple answers to those requiring more complex explanations.

    Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

    Please provide assistance creating very simple PowerPoint slides based on the outline in the attachment, using about 10-12 slides, roughly about one slide for every main heading in an outline and one bulleted point for every sub-heading. Remember that PowerPoint slides serve only as "headlines" for the spoken part of the present

    Interracial Relationships/Marriages

    I'm looking for help with writing a Research paper examines interracial relationships and discusses their advantages and disadvantages, whilst highlighting that one of the areas of greatest concern arising from mixed relationships is the effects on the children involved. In addition, I'm looking for comments that people have bec

    Analysis of "The Third and Final Continent"

    How does the character of Mrs. Croft help the main character transition to his new American life in 'The Third and Final Continent'? Does she play an important role in this?

    Technology's Impact on Communication

    What are some of the ways in which technology has had an impact on communication? List at least two ways and explain how they have had an impact.

    "It Sifts from Leaden Sieves" by Emily Dickinson

    For the poem "It Sifts from Leaden Sieves" by Emily Dickinson: What is or are the themes of the poem? How are rhyme and other metrical devices used in the poem? Do they support the poem's overall meaning? Is the identity of the poem's narrator clear? How would you describe this person? What information, if any, does the aut

    The Story Of An African Farm

    The excerpt is focused on the theme of "truth," which can be seen throughout "The Story of an African Farm". In this book, several of the characters are faced with the challenge of seeing societal norms for what they really are, and placing a price on education. Through becoming educated, and being exposed to the truth, each one

    Interpretative Analysis of Robert Frost's "Fire and Ice"

    I need help interpreting the following poem, in light of Jewish history Poem: Fire and Ice "Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also grea