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Movie Review

Sociology

Dead Poets Society Is a 1989 Film

Words: 727
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Movie Review

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 film that explores the impact that an English teacher, John Keating, had on his students through his unorthodox methods of teaching and unique…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Leadership

Dead Poets' Society Keating's Style

Words: 1163
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Expulsion due to disobedience is an example of this kind power that Nolan has as a member of the administration. Thus, as discussed earlier, Nolan was able to command…

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3 Pages
Data Analysis Chapter

Literature

Frost in Dead Poets Society

Words: 1026
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Data Analysis Chapter

Yet, Frost himself puts the poem on such an ambiguous footing with the last line being uttered in a tone that does not match the rest of the work.…

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6 Pages
Essay

Leadership

Leadership Film Project Dead Poets

Words: 2105
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

"An older, more experienced teacher questions whether 15- to 17-year-old kids are really ready yet to handle Keating's brand of freedom. 'Gee, I never pegged you for a cynic,'…

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Term Paper

Literature

Psycho-Social Concepts in the Dead

Words: 1208
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Wallace x) Three psycho-sociological concepts which are well represented in the film are conformity of group behavior, gender roles in adolescents, especially boys and narrow tradition based attitudes…

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Peer Reviewed Journal

Literature

Poet Ethridge Knight

Words: 423
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Peer Reviewed Journal

Etheridge Knight is effectively explained as an example of Whitman calls and egalitarian poem. At the same time, the analysis acknowledges that Knight finds himself forced to use language…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

John Keatings and the Prep School in

Words: 1626
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

John Keatings and the prep school in Dead Poet's Society: Where do they fit in the philosophies of education? John Keatings is, if not anything else, an original thinker…

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Essay

Leadership

Leadership as it Is Expressed

Words: 1588
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Surprisingly, Keating successful leadership was not imposed on his students, even with the fact that he influenced them greatly and was challenging in his teaching. Transformational leadership is present…

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Essay

Leadership

Management Lessons About Leadership Styles in Movies

Words: 2068
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Leadership Styles in Movies / Management Lessons about Leadership styles in Movies Leadership is a major organizational resource, demonstrated by individuals via a wide range of skills and talents…

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Essay

Literature

Autocratic and Transformation leadership

Words: 1717
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Dead Poets Society (Autocratic and Transformation Leadership) The transformational and autocratic leadership approaches as a novel quality standard impact organizational process and role development. An organizational leader is required…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Carver Given Poet and Author

Words: 2663
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The story "The Bridle," for instance, tells about what could have turned out to be a family tragedy. However, written by Carver it becomes much stronger and more positive.…

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7 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Formation of Ancient Societies the

Words: 2084
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Both Spartan men and women exercised together in the nude, and both were "encouraged to improve their intellectual skills" ("omen in Ancient Greece"). Being a woman in Sparta certainly…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

EE Cummings Modernist Poet

Words: 962
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Modernist literature refers to a literary period from the first half of the 20th century, one that reacted to the external influences of an increasingly industrialized society, and one…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Classic Critiques of Society's Negative Aspects

Words: 1380
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Negative Aspects of Society The author of this report is asked to review Augustine, Dante and Machiavelli when it comes to their views about the negative aspects of society.…

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Essay

Literature

Herrick and Marlowe Poems the

Words: 1110
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

For Marlowe, the muse of song and dance are juxtaposed with the senses to inform a larger world -- not of innocent threats and fears, but rather one of…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Blocks to Critical Thinking

Words: 815
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cultural Conditioning Block Cultural conditioning refers to how society's standards and values are passed on to all members of society. Cultural conditioning is a block to critical thinking when…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Group Dynamic Concepts Theories and

Words: 1526
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Yet the film ends on an optimistic, even triumphant note, with the raised hand of Bender symbolizing victory over the stereotypes subject to which the characters began the film.…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Edgar Allen Poe the Controversial

Words: 2753
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Such evidence as there is can be taken up at a later time. But of one thing we can be sure. If Virginia was the prototype of Eleonora she…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Treatment Representation of Women or Children in Nineteenth Century Victorian Literature

Words: 3472
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Victorian literature was remarkably concerned with the idea of childhood, but to a large degree we must understand the Victorian concept of childhood and youth as being, in some…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

John Dryden Was One of the Most

Words: 998
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

John Dryden was one of the most important literary figures in the 17th century because he excelled in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Dryden was a master of many literary…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Neruda Nathalie Handal Bei Dao

Words: 3319
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This first collection of poetry relates of these experiences of dislocation, refuge and identity crisis, as Abinader, one of the reviewers of Handal's work, points out: "Nathalie Handal's new…

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4 Pages
Case Study

Literature

Poetry Case Study

Words: 1143
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Case Study

Emily Dickinson The poems of Emily Dickinson have been interpreted in many ways and often it is hard to separate the narrator of her works with the woman who…

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Chapter

Literature

Tom Shulich Coltishhum a Comparative Study on

Words: 9196
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Chapter

Tom Shulich ("ColtishHum") A comparative study on the theme of fascination with and repulsion from Otherness in Song of Kali by Dan Simmons and in the City of Joy…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Robert Hayden One of the Most Important

Words: 1663
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Robert Hayden, one of the most important black poets of the 20th Century, was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1913 and grew up in extreme poverty in a racially…

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19 Pages
Journal

Literature

Beowulf as a Hero Lesson

Words: 8817
Length: 19 Pages
Type: Journal

Your answer should be at least five sentences long. The Legend of Arthur Lesson 1 Journal Entry # 9 of 16 Journal Exercise 1.7A: Honor and Loyalty 1. Consider…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Dark Age and the Archaic Age

Words: 1920
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dark Age and the Archaic Age Having watched the lectures for the prior learning unit on video, I was prepared to enjoy the video lecture presentation for this learning…

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7 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Lights Up to Reveal a

Words: 1858
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Thesis

AUDRE: I still say I'm the only one who even comes close to understanding the struggle Obama has gone through, even though he is a man ALLEN: And heterosexual…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Emily and Dickinson and Walt

Words: 1797
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

The poet is in turmoil and he turns from his love in order to prevent tarnishing or "spoil" (Pound 2) her because she is surrounded by a "new lightness"…

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10 Pages
Journal

Children

Metaphysical Poetry Journal Exercise 3 1A

Words: 3452
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Journal

The Lord will lead one to safety always. One can simply believe in something higher to get the meaning of this; it doesn't have to be Jesus. Psalm 127,…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

A E Housman Poetry Is Above

Words: 943
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The "ill for mending" is his homosexuality, a factor shared by the poet, who also knows that society sees this as an ill and that it is not something…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Literature Poetry

Words: 2039
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Fred D'Aguiar's surreal poems like "Mama Dot" and "Air Hall Iconography" stir up imagery of the African homeland and convey a sense of detachment from the modern world. This…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

American Eulogies to the Old

Words: 2289
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nelson's violent images call upon the reader to behold the corpse of Till, forcing the reader into a state of seismic cultural shock, as America has long been eager…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Miller Williams' 1989 Poem Entitled

Words: 975
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" The stanza discusses how Bill's friends tried to "persuade" both themselves and him that they were not afraid and therefore showed this by comforting him with kisses. However,…

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17 Pages
Essay

Literature

Printing Press and the Internet

Words: 6637
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Essay

) "Sonnet 130" by Shakespeare and "Sonnet 23" by Louis Labe both talk about love, as so many sonnets do. Their respective techniques however, differentiate them from each other.…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Victor Hugo Romantic Writings of Victor Hugo

Words: 2912
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Victor Hugo Romantic ritings of Victor Hugo The romantic period was partly in reaction to the impact that the industrial revolution had on the psyches of artists of all…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Inter-Relations in Manyoshu Poetic Wordplay

Words: 1697
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

" The repetition of the "f" sound, which also sounds like the "v" sound in heaven, is indicative of the sound of swiftly moving air, which alludes to the…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Contemporary Irish Literature

Words: 1094
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Irish Literature Ireland has a rich literary tradition with a legacy of authors who have each contributed something to the creation of a cultural identity. For centuries, the authors…

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10 Pages
Essay

Literature

Earl of Rochester Aphra Behn Masks

Words: 4609
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Earl of Rochester / Aphra Behn Masks and Masculinities: Gender and Performance in the Earl of Rochester's "Imperfect Enjoyment" and Aphra Behn's "The Disappointment" Literature of the English Restoration…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Death in Poetry Ruba Poetry Is an

Words: 602
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death in Poetry Ruba Poetry is an effective form of literature wherein the significance and importance of human experience are depicted. Life as people perceive and live it are…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Black Poem The Convergence of

Words: 1127
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

In fact, he identified himself entirely with it, even in his own self-reflection. In the reflective poem "leroy," published in 1969 under his newly adopted name Amiri Baraka, a…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Homer's Life and Epics and Their Effect and Contribution to Western Civilization

Words: 2309
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Homer was a legendary Greek poet who is traditionally credited as the author of the major Greek epics the "Iliad and the Odyssey," as well as the comic mini-epic…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Wordsworth Blake Shelly and Other Greats of the Romantic Era

Words: 1186
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Romantic Era The years in which the Romantic Era had its great impact -- roughly 1789 through 1832 -- were years in which there were "intense political, social, and…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Henry James Is a Plot That Is

Words: 1014
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Henry James is a plot that is replete with symbolism both in its overarching theme and in its subcomponents. The Aspern Papers devolves around the plot of a man…

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10 Pages
Journal

Literature

Hero The Definition of Hero

Words: 2709
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Journal

Madam Eglantyne the Nun, is also an ironic charater. She eats in a very refined manner and attempts other fine characteristics such as speaking French, although she fares poorly…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Pippa Passes Robert Browning's Lengthy

Words: 1160
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

What many of these other people have to say about themselves and their situation an about the change of hear they may have now that they have heard Pippa…

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3 Pages
Essay

Music

2pac Keepin' it Real Irony

Words: 1108
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Again, he uses dialect that his fans can relate to instead of being concerned about 'proper English'. This is very effective at making the words identifiable to his audience.…

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2 Pages
Peer Reviewed Journal

Military

Dickinson the Poem by Emily Dickenson Titled

Words: 767
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Peer Reviewed Journal

Dickinson The poem by Emily Dickenson, titled It feels a Shame to be Alive, it is talking about the opposition that many people had directed at the government and…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Fall to Spring's Sprouting The

Words: 3355
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The Aeneid Taking a character from The Iliad and setting him on his own journey, the Roman Virgil's epic The Aeneid necessarily contains certain parallels with the earlier Greek…

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6 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Visions of Death as Part of the

Words: 1952
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Visions of Death as Part of the Life Cycle While the terms "life" and "death" are considered to be polar opposites by most standards, some authors view them as…

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17 Pages
Essay

Military

Impressions of War the Most

Words: 6472
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Essay

" There is a more calm feeling to his description. This is not to say that the author was portraying war as being a patriotic act, but the author…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Classical Mythology Penelope

Words: 2774
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Penelope: The Crafty Ideal of Greek omanhood One might think of Achilles, the hero of the Iliad, as the Greek masculine ideal. He triumphs over his enemies in an…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Romantic Lit Romantic Notions in Blake's The

Words: 775
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Romantic Lit Romantic notions in Blake's "The Chimney Sweeper" Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that occurred during the second half of the 18th century. During this…

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20 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Loss Read P 305 Leaving

Words: 7913
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Essay

" The differences in these two lines seem to be only a matter of syntax but in actuality, it also differs in the meaning. The King James Bible version…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Anecdote of the Jar by

Words: 653
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In it, Stevens demonstrates how social progress was preceded and by rustic and natural living, which the jar exemplifies. The jar as a symbol carries with it significant meanings…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Tim O'Brien Any Writer Is

Words: 2716
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

At the same time, the style is expected to give the reader an idea of what is happening, and that too in a more refined version. In his language…

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5 Pages
Essay

Children

Francois Truffaut's Film Les Quatre Cents Coups

Words: 1555
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Francois Truffaut's film Les quatre cents coups (The 400 Blows) details the life of a boy frustrated by authoritarian teachers and insensitive parents. The film traces Antoine's development and…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Affect of the Enlightenment on the French Revolution

Words: 3655
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Enlightenment on the French evolution evolutionary changes in the leadership of 18th Century France did not occur overnight or with some sudden spark of defiance by citizens. The events…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Odyssey Homer's Odyssey and the

Words: 1437
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For Aristotle, true freedom and liberty consists in ruling and being ruled in turn and not always insisting on fulfilling one's own personal desires at the cost of others.…

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25 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Assembling Culture Archives Documents Exhibitions

Words: 6890
Length: 25 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Assembling Culture Assembling Southern Appalachian Belief Culture from the Foxfire Archive This project looks at the belief structure of people in the Southern Appalachian mountains as recognized through the…

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12 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Doll's House Henrik Ibsen's Play a Doll's

Words: 3654
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

Doll's House Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's Housemade him the father of modern literature. His writing showed tragedy and drama in a new and rather modern way. Prior to…

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