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9 Pages
Essay

Literature

Oscar Wilde a Man of Genius Makes

Words: 2882
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Oscar Wilde "a man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery." James Joyce Genius is based on many elements, human and…

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17 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Oscar Wilde Rebellion of His

Words: 4795
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Thesis

" (Eksteins, 1994) Eksteins writes that Britain had "in the last century...damned her great poets and writers, Byron had been chased out of the country, Shelley forbidden to raise…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Being Earnest Oscar Wilde's Play

Words: 1518
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

This forces us to think that even though we may try to fool others and ourselves, the truth of who we are is never far from what we are…

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7 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Being Earnest a Critique of Wilde's the

Words: 2245
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Being Earnest A Critique of Wilde's the Importance of Being Earnest First performed in 1895, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest satirized manners and social customs of late…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Nightingale and the Rose' Wilde's

Words: 900
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

In a related sense, Wilde also distinguishes between the superiority of the 'lower' sentient creatures who are more attuned to life compared to higher 'rational' beings who, apparently, the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Lady Bracknell the Importance Being Earnest Oscar

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Lady Bracknell "The Importance Being Earnest" Oscar Wilde title ' make laugh make mad?" Oscar Wilde wrote an amazing piece of satire of Victorian times, placing his characters at…

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3 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Words: 1151
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Dominican Fantasies, ritten and Unwritten: The use of science fiction in the Brief ondrous Life of Oscar ao Juan Diaz's novel The Brief ondrous Life of Oscar ao details…

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2 Pages
Thesis

Business - Ethics

Role of Memory in Shaping Morality Oscar

Words: 627
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Role of Memory in Shaping Morality Oscar Wilde once wrote that, "The man with a clear conscience probably has a poor memory." The role of memory and remembering in…

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3 Pages
Essay

Art  (general)

Picture Dorian Grey Wilde Then Refer Poem

Words: 1166
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

picture Dorian Grey" ilde. Then, refer poem "One a Chamber -- The Picture of Dorian Grey: The conflict between the interior and exterior The Picture of Dorian Grey is…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Nature Imitates Art Imitating Nature

Words: 3164
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" (4) it is unclear how to understand "things are because we see them." Traditionally perception is conceived as a passive process: we open our eyes and receive input…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Queer Literary Studies

Words: 914
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Queer Theory and Oscar Wilde Analysis of "Queer Theory" by Annamarie Jagose in relation to Dorian Gray's character in "The picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde In her…

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2 Pages
Data Analysis Chapter

Literature

Harlot House Life in Victorian

Words: 860
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Data Analysis Chapter

And yet, the clockwork puppet, certainly but a shadow of a living woman, can only try to sing, try to move out from the shadows, out from the stereotype…

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3 Pages
Book Report

Sociology

Being Earnest the Most Pivotal

Words: 923
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Report

She does not believe that she has a reputation worthy enough of being allowed entry into the upper echelons of Victorian society. Her perception of Cecily, and her prospects…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Being Earnest This Play Is

Words: 1433
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Jack proceeds to let the audience know "…the vital importance of Being Earnest." Distortion, Moral Conduct, and Restoration Comedy Of course, deception and frivolity are part of a farce,…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Literature Drama

Words: 1189
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

records court transcripts from "The Trials of Oscar ilde," when the opposing council at the trial asks the defendant, Oscar ilde, if he kissed one of the boys whom…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Dorian Gray Falls From Grace

Words: 1840
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Is this 'good' or natural one might ask, if Basil is one of the moral characters of the book and defying nature and wishing for eternal youth is immoral?…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

British Literature What We Can Do for

Words: 2089
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

British Literature What we can do for another is the test of powers, what we can suffer for another is the test of love." This I believe is the…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Hidden Agendas in Hamlet and

Words: 1103
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Hamlet does not just put practice his deception on those he views in an adversarial manner, however, but also on his former friends osencrantz and Guildenstern. When they attempt…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

What Can We Do to Reduce Hate and Violence in Ourselves and Our Society

Words: 1027
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hate and Violence Perhaps one of the greatest challenges we face in the United States today is the need to reduce hate and violence in ourselves and our society.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Business - Advertising

Kudler Fine Foods Marketing Analysis Kudler Fine

Words: 853
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Kudler Fine Foods Marketing Analysis Kudler Fine Foods has made significant progress within a few short years. The small business was able to open two new locations to expand…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Playwright as Rock Star Art

Words: 2345
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It was also during this time that he started keeping a diary. The entry for that day is very relevant as to our attempt to understand what drove Orton…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Portrait of Dorian Gray the

Words: 822
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This literary parallel also underlined in the final description of the portrait of what Dorian Gray has become at the end of the book, Chapter 20: "The thing was…

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7 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Daily Life In Fact it

Words: 2283
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

In this novel, class has more to do with breeding and background than it does with simple wealth. Class is a complex concept, and this has made it very…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Henry James' Historical Character Is

Words: 2578
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The conversation in the Irish castle about the war lends to a greater understanding of the quiet life he lead around his friends; they, too, were in the dark…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

What Is the Difference Between American Literature and European Literature

Words: 1898
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

American and European Literature Suggesting that there is a fundamental difference between American and European literature means much more than acknowledging that the culture produced by geographically distinct regions…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Religion and British Literature

Words: 1614
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

role of religion in the history of European society is a tumultuous one. Christianity, from its obscure beginnings in the classical age, eventually took the reins as the centerpiece…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Dorian Gray the Perception of

Words: 1910
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

He has tried to live a life of pure pleasure with no concern for others, but he cannot escape his own fear, because he knows all the wrongs he…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Homosexual Practices Might Have Begun in the

Words: 3625
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

homosexual practices might have begun in the early centuries, the word "sodomy" was first used by a Catholic missionary, now a saint, Father Peter Damien around 1050. y sodomy,…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Irishman Colin Toibin's Novel the

Words: 3661
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(In his master's voice) But, since this is totally a novel regarding memory and return, the narrative keeps recoiling, as if going after James's thought processes, into the vital…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Joyce's Ulysses Claude Rawson Is Best Known

Words: 3586
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Joyce's Ulysses Claude Rawson is best known as a scholar of Jonathan Swift and the eighteenth century, but Rawson's has also used the savage irony of Swift's modest proposal…

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3 Pages
Essay

Theology

Religion and Night a Book Review

Words: 1267
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Religion "When I think of religion at all, I feel as if I would like to found an order for those who cannot believe: the Confraternity of the Faithless,…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Historical Methodology

Words: 3175
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

discloses to the reader something of what happened during the era under discussion. But it also reveals at least as much about the era in which the history was…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

British Literature Romanticism to Present

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

British Lit. Romanticism to Present Following the liberating Age of Reason, the Enlightenment, the age when humanity was triumphing through literature and Rousseau's philosophy was inspiring revolutions, the age…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Inmate's Perspective We Who Live

Words: 1280
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

What can be done to correct the challenge? Partnering with an experienced inmate represents one means of 'learning the ropes'. Seasoned inmate's, already have served longer time in prison,…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Literally Means Acquaintance With Letters

Words: 1198
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Then I ferret for poetry on the specific subject that boosts me. Generally, I love Tennyson and Emily Dickinson; perhaps I go, as I do in literature, for the…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Syphilis Also Known as The

Words: 1104
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

(a.D.A.M., 2008) Neurosyphilis has been speculated as the cause for eccentricites among well-known figures such as Henry VIII, Vincent Van Gogh, Adolf Hitler, Oscar Wilde, and Friedrich Nietzsche (McMyne,…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Psychoanalytical Reading of the Turn

Words: 1503
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

James does imply in the prologue of the Turn of the Screw that there is a deeper meaning to the governess' narrative than merely a straightforward ghost story. So…

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4 Pages
Assessment

Children

Miracle Worker Is an Inspiring

Words: 1052
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Assessment

The Ghost of Canterville Hall adapts Oscar Wilde's fairy tale and plays upon the middle school fascination with English ghosts and haunting: it depicts a ghost who has grown…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Paul's Case Flowers and Dress

Words: 1136
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

Thus, the fact that illa Cather employs flowers in her story does not necessarily suggest that Paul is different, and for symbolic value to emphasize the contrast between difference…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Old When the Music of

Words: 1069
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

For me, that afternoon was like a raid siren in the dead of the night as I could see Allen Ginsberg's poetry come to life in front of my…

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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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3 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Doll's House Is a Three-Act

Words: 958
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Linde: Come, come- Nora: - that I have gone through nothing in this world of cares. Mrs. Linde: But my dear Nora, you have just told me all your…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Jekyll and Hyde A Gothic

Words: 1256
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

evil" paradigm. However, unlike in earlier gothic works, there is no allusion to priests or monks as players on the side of "evil." In fact, the absence of religion…

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67 Pages
Dissertation

Healthcare

Health Care Disparity in Maryland

Words: 18449
Length: 67 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Figure 1 portrays the state of Maryland, the location for the focus of this DR. Figure 1: Map of Maryland, the State (Google Maps, 2009) 1.3 Study Structure Organization…

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30 Pages
Essay

Leadership

Manager the Introduction Describe -Development Important

Words: 8775
Length: 30 Pages
Type: Essay

manager." The introduction describe " -development important a manager mix a bit coaching theories ( I a coaching I techniques Kolb' learning cycle techniques fuore managers improve ), I…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Film

Lady in the Water the 2006 Major

Words: 2029
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Lady in the ater, the 2006 major motion picture by writer/director/actor Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan that make it a quintessential allegory. The names of the major characters in the film…

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3 Pages
Journal

Government

Fabianism and Social Democracy

Words: 990
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Journal

Fabianism and Social Democracy Fabianism and social justice Fabianism was an early form of socialism that was espoused by many 19th century intellectuals, including George Bernard Shaw and Oscar…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Music

American Popular Music

Words: 2002
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American Popular Music (Lady Gaga) The question of originality in popular music is a vexed one. To choose a convenient and current example, when Justin Bieber sings about his…

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20 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Depression

Words: 6318
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Paper

ole of Spirituality in the Treatment of Depression Over the last thirty years, one of the most interesting paradoxes in the study and treatment of depression has been that…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Music

Viderunt Omnes by Protin

Words: 1850
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Perotin's "Viderunt Omnes" My fascination with Perotin's "Viderunt Omnes" -- the aspect of the piece which intrigued me enough to select it for this exercise -- begins and ends…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Art and the Humanities

Words: 1440
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Visual Imagery and Qualitative Dimensions of Life & Consciousness in Visual Art Throughout history all cultures have produced works of art. The impulse to create as a means of…

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14 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Restoration Drama

Words: 4917
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Restoration Drama: the Rake as a Symbol of Social Disorder One of the distinctive features of Restoration comedy is the figure of the rake as romantic hero. The image…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Money The Adolescent Perspective as Depicted in

Words: 954
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Money: The adolescent perspective as depicted in the short stories of Joyce, Faulkner, and Cather The search for higher social status as a form of personal fulfillment and self-definition…

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4 Pages
Essay

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Depictions of Gay Desire in Maurice

Words: 1336
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Sexuality and Stigma in Cinema: Gay and Transgender Representation According to the sociological theorist Erving Goffman, to bear a 'stigma' is to viewed by society as abnormal. "Stigmatized people…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Katherine Mansfield

Words: 1220
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Katherine Mansfield Early Works Later Works and Themes Kathleen Mansfield Murry, commonly known by her penname Katherine Mansfield, was born in the late nineteenth century and only lived to…

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1 Pages
Thesis

Family and Marriage

Being Earnest of the Four

Words: 325
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Thesis

The unlikelihood and seeming un-reality of each step in this situation is completely absurd, but it is this absurdism that drives the play. This strain can also be seen…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Comedic Writing How Does One Describe the

Words: 1754
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Comedic Writing How does one describe the nature of comedy? Comedy is both simple and complicated. How comedy works is simple, but what is funny is complicated. Comedy describes…

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6 Pages
Capstone Project

Government

Canadian Canada Is One of the Largest

Words: 1775
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Canadian Canada is one of the largest countries in Northern America, covering more than 9 million square metres. It has a population of over 31 million people. Even though…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Humor Studies Comparative Review on

Words: 1105
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Each author subsisted to two (2) different kinds of perspectives, which make up the second and third critical elements of the comparative analysis component of this paper. Berger analyzed…

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4 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Failed American Life Depicted in

Words: 1177
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Even when has the opportunity to make things better, he does not act. He refuses Charley's job offer because it seems easier to ask for money than it is…

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