This is a delightful poem that includes the use of clear detail and brilliant diction. The author is attempting to pass on a more profound significance by utilizing the basic circumstance of picking blackberries, despite the fact that the subject of the poem realized that the blackberries would rot. Regardless, he lifted and pressed on. […]

Ozymandias puts off a strong “all-mighty” aura. He claims to be the king of kings, the ruler of the land. This poem called Ozymandias, written by Percy Bysshe Shelley, has some pretty interesting qualities to it. Ozymandias seems to be someone very powerful, and most people either follow his ways or die. The two other […]

The main character in A Christmas Carol is Ebenezer Scrooge. He is a cynical, frugal, alone, and cold-hearted man who is in love with money. In the book he meets the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come; as he encounters the ghosts who help a […]

During the Paleolithic Era, people were considered nomadic. This means they moved around to follow their food source and they did not have any permanent homes, instead they would have found temporary shelter in caves and such. Other every distinct characteristics for this era are, hunting and gathering meaning they they hunted wild animals and […]

As the world leader nation in culture and art, France attracts millions of tourists and students that travel to France every year to discover its wonders.  From an incredible rich cultural heritage, to its fine cuisine, arts, diverse geography, diverse architecture, and more. As an interested student in culture and history, I would love to […]

Everybody goes through that hard time where you feel as if nothing can make it better. But throughout life I have experienced one thing that can make my day a bit brighter, and that’s music. With every heartache or stressful time, I’ve always turned to songs to express as to what I can’t even be […]

Islam is the name of the religion and how Muslims are the people who follow it. I watched the video, “What Islam really says about women” and I really liked her view point and how she explained things, but it’s clear she holds a lot of bias. One of her opening lines is, ‘The only […]

This book is a masterpiece of literature. Jane Eyre itself is an autobiography of a fictional character Jane Eyre. This novel was written by Charlotte Brontë under the gender pseudonym Currer Bell, she was born on April 21st, 1816 in Yorkshire, England. In 1847 Bronte published Jane Eyre. The Themes include channeled passion versus uncontrolled […]

In the short story “The lottery” Shirley Jackson establishes a theme of following tradition blindly. This story is basically about the people in town refusing to let go a tradition that was called the lottery and, they would sacrifice somebody from their village every summer to keep the numbers down so there would be enough […]

Edvard Munch, 1896, Tempera and casein on cardboard, located in National Gallery and Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway. Munch’s art peace was originally called Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature). This art peace was made because Munch on a sunset walk outside suddenly the sun changed the way the sky looked, it was “a […]

The movie, ‘The Greatest Showman’ portrayed P.T Barnum as a heroic savior. One might realize the opposite is true after learning his background and the way he ran his business. Phineas Taylor Barnum, later known as “P.T Barnum” was born on July 5, 1810 in Bethel, Connecticut. His father, Philio Barnum, was a man with […]

Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex is a classic Greek tragedy that tells the story of a king with an unavoidable fate. Oedipus, the king of Thebes, unknowingly marries his mother and kills his father, thus cursing his kingdom with a terrible famine. The tragedy follows the king’s journey to find the truth and make things right in […]

Anthony Hopkins serves to engulf the typical Victorian male, represented as Torvald Helmer, in Patrick Garland’s film A Doll’s House, based on Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll House. While reading A Doll House, it is apparent that Torvald Helmer is meant to be the foil of his wife Nora Helmer; shallow, overbearing, and demeaning. Before […]

Though there are various creation stories around the world, it is notable that each has many similarities and both have valuable information to impart to the readers. The Bible’s account come from the books of Genesis and John and the Native American Iroquois tribes’ account is from a tale called “The World on the Turtle’s […]

Throughout history, children are often used in literature and movies to represent innocence, but what happens when that innocence is lost? William Golding adequately writes about this topic in the book, Lord of the Flies. This piece is about a group of English schoolboys whose plane gets shot down while they are fleeing from a […]

Larkin was born in 1922 England which means he grew up in a war-ridden time (Orwin, Philip Larkin Biography). Fortunately, he was not ever directly apart of the war but this still was an extremely stressful time for all of England.  In Larkin’s poem, “This Be The Verse” the first stanza reads, “They fuck you […]

George is a worker from the farm with his mentally impaired friend lennie. He dreams of making enough money to buy a small farm. George acts as a parent to Lennie. George is responsible, calm, sensable, and ready to deal with anything that lays ahead of him. Even though lennie causes George a lot of […]

On the night of Christmas Eve, Santa delivers presents to many families and eats over 300 million cookies. Making cookies and milk has been a tradition families have done for over a century while creating warm memories. The tradition of leaving cookies for Santa Claus commenced during the Great Depression, and over the years children […]

My culture identity comes from where I’m from and where I was raised. It all started in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Where my parents have raised me to be the person that I today. My culture revolves are family and unity. It is a family’s trust and belief method, the cultural traditions that are celebrated, and […]

Society these days isn’t what it was 10 years prior. Individuals change thus does the society they live in. The issue is that society our grandparents experienced with our folks isn’t the very that our folks experience with us. These days, youngsters are presented to two significant social issues that influence their life adversely. These […]

When humans are growing up, is culture a necessary asset to forming one’s personality? There are multiple sides to this argument. Culture is necessary for raising a child. However, that shouldn’t define who the child becomes Children should be able to be their own person, and not have to worry about having to act a […]

World Order written by Henry Kissinger is an amazing work of literary art. Kissinger covers Europe in regards to international order, balance of power in Europe, Islamism and the Middle East, Approaches to order in the United States, and Iran and the difference in the concept of balancing power in Europe and Asia. I must […]

Korean pop music, also known as K-pop, is becoming very popular in the couple of past years. People mostly knew of K-pop by listening to the three major entertainment companies YG Entertainment, JYP or SM Entertainment. The most popular groups to this companies were/are to former girl group 2NE1, BigBang, Psy under YG entertainment. Miss […]

Christmas break is one of my favorite times of the year. During this time, I get to spend time with my family decorating the Christmas tree, opening presents, eat delicious food, and playing games. This is the only time of the year where I get to see some of my family that lives far away. […]

Thank You Ma’am by Langston Hughes portrays the moral and spiritual connotations between Mrs.Luella Bates Washington Jones, a middle class hairstylist, and a misguided youth named Roger.Written and published in 1958, Thank You Ma’am illustrates a social commentary heavily influenced by the time period. Hughes portrayal of 1950s Northern America provides a clear line of […]

How do these stories fit into the Science Fiction genre? What events make this story fit into the science fiction genre? (can include setting, technology used, events from the plot, etc) ‘Science fiction is a time-sensitive subject in literature,” according to Dr. Beshero-Bondar, Associate Prof. of English, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. “Usually futuristic, science […]

Social inequality is evident in various civilizations, from Europe to the Americas. With the development of agriculture and increasing sedentism in complex civilizations, social differences among people in society is inevitable. Social inequality not only leads to the increased complexity of socialization but can also dismantle society. This issue is prominent in two significant areas—the […]

“Hip-Hop is what makes the world go round,” according to Calvin Broadus Jr., also known as Snoop Dogg. Hip-Hop is a genre of music birthed in inner-city New York, the Bronx to be precise, in the late 1970’s. Hip-Hop’s style is forever changing and emerging, but the anatomy of a good hip-hop song starts with […]

Since the beginning of time, the life of human beings has been limited here on earth. According to the Biblical and Quran accounts of creation, man failed God and thus the punishment was mortality. Thereafter, human beings have been trying all they can to receive salvation and doing good deeds on earth in the hope […]

The Iliad this was written by Homer and set what was known as the Trojan War. This is an epic represented in several dactylitis. The book narrates the series of the events and battles that had been executed during those days of misunderstandings and quarrels between the Achilles warriors and King Agamemnon. from the story, […]

Through the year’s fairy tales have given adults but mostly children a false illusion of how life could turn out, given many children the fake hope and idea of having an easy life and romantic life. The three-fairy tales chosen all have the common thread being that the heroine is beautiful and is a somewhat […]

Since the times of the Brothers Grimm, fairy tales have advanced immensely and have not exclusively been appreciated, yet in addition used and altered. Fairy tales were utilized in study halls to help little youngsters to follow the alluring and supported conduct radiated by the heroes, alongside teaching them on ethics and morals. Fairy tales, […]

For thousands of years, narrative artforms have featured archetypes—characters built on a set of traits that are specific and identifiable. The heroes and villains of today’s books and films may be based on the same heroic and villainous archetypes found in the novels of Charles Dickens, the poetry of John Milton, and the theater of […]

Culture shock is the reaction when people move from familiar places to unfamiliar places, especially for international students who study aboard for couple years. On the one hand, language barrier and culture diversity are the primary impacts (International Students and Cultural Shock). A significant number of international students can’t find their feet in foreign countries […]

Culture shock is written by a man named Kalervo Oberg in 1954. Culture shock is when you go to another country an experience another culture. When I went to a local junior college right out of high school, I got to experience culture shock first hand. I wen to Paris for a week during spring […]

In the book The Mississippi Chinese Between White and Black, James W. Loewen wrote about the daily triumphs and struggles the Chinese citizens faced, explained how they overcome these obstacles, and how they evolved and adapted to life in Mississippi. The Chinese people were confronted by many challenges, but they ultimately succeeded by providing Mississippi […]

In accordance to the conclusions of some literatures, cultural shock has introduced us a lot of affect (Chapdelaine et al., 167-184). First and foremost are adverse results, this is clearly reflected in our lives. For instance, when people today dwell in foreign nations around the world, they simply cannot adapt to neighborhood consuming behavior, encounter […]

Abstract: This report is written on culture shock and adaptation of an international scholar in China throughout the time period from September 01, 2018 to December 15, 2018. This is the self-scenario analyze investigation and my personal experience in china. The results and recommendations have constructive implications to the worldwide students those who are usually […]