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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Washington Irvings the Legend of

Words: 1669
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The only difference is how the legend is carried and manipulated through subsequent generations. Unfortunately, such a sanguine point-of-view does not hold up either. Because the legend itself is…

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4 Pages
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Literature

Washington Irving Uses Borrowed Material From the

Words: 1176
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Washington Irving uses borrowed material from the Dutch and German's to create stories of his own. Washington Irving was born in the year that America became officially recognized by…

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2 Pages
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Family and Marriage

Spectre Bridegroom by Washington Irving

Words: 682
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this way, the young people used the superstitious beliefs dictated by the status quo to introduce a new way of life: love before marriage and marriage by choice.…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Melville and Irving

Words: 2232
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Melville and rving The dawn of the American nation brought with it a need for a decidedly American culture, one depicted with careful precision by many of the authors…

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3 Pages
Essay

Agriculture

Sleepy Hollow as an Incubator for Change

Words: 1098
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

As the two protagonists battle wits, a subplot becomes evident: choices must be made between the old order and the new order. The sturdy Brom Bones, with his practical,…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Ichabod Crane

Words: 1822
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Ichabod Crane Tim urton's 1999 film adaptation of Washington Irving's 1819 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is hardly a faithful or literal adaptation. R.. Palmer, in his…

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7 Pages
Book Report

Literature

Sleepy Hollow as Popular Culture

Words: 3045
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Book Report

First, evil in Sleepy Hollow is more equating with a satirical view that, in this case, evil is a more benign humor, bumbling, caustic in disrupting the town, and,…

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3 Pages
Essay

History

A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus book

Words: 1035
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Irving's book "A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus" cannot be considered as an adequate authentic source because he put the book together speedily and impulsively,…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Sleepy Hollow American Gothic

Words: 899
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Sleepy Hollow: American Anxiety Via American Gothic The early Americans lived in an America that many are unfamiliar with in this day. Early America was a fierce wilderness rife…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Assigned Readings

Words: 1740
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

American Literature Listen to Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God preached. Discuss in the discussion group. Jonathan Edwards gives us a perfect example of the Calvinist beliefs…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Fiction Analysis of Passage From

Words: 1309
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Analysis of passage from The Ballad of the Sad Cafe and Other Stories by Carson McCullers (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1951; rpt. 1971), pp.3-5 Carson McCullers' short story "The…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Allegorical Components in Rip Van

Words: 630
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

He might have received his wish but that wish cost him 20 years. In "Young Goodman Brown," Hawthorne allows us to look at the frail nature of man through…

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2 Pages
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Literature

American Romanticism the Period Known

Words: 625
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In Irving's case, he expanded on his background of writing historical works, with his satirical approach individual and distinctive. This developed the genre partly by introducing satire as an…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Crane Brunt and the Prize in Van

Words: 666
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Crane, Brunt, And the Prize in Van Tassel Legend of Sleepy Hollow The rivalry in ashington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow seem to indicate not a competition between…

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6 Pages
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Literature

New Revolution Literature the Literature

Words: 1966
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The expansion meant progress and it implemented the idea of progress into the minds of the new people. As Thomas Jefferson noted, the permanent moving forward of the boundaries…

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6 Pages
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Literature

Humor in Literature American Literature Is Unique

Words: 2197
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Humor in Literature American literature is unique in that the attitudes of the works tend to reflect the spirit of the nation and of her citizens. One of the…

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4 Pages
Book Report

Literature

Blackest Bird by Joel Rose

Words: 1224
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Report

Blackest Bird opens on July 26, 1841 at midnight. A man, somewhat reluctantly and with a twinge of guilt, dumps Mary's dead body into the Hudson River. The killer…

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6 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Bye Lenin the Film Good-Bye

Words: 1957
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

It is a farce, founded on dishonesty: like the old regime itself. And Alex has become the neurotic, control-freak prime minister, acting on behalf of an ageing, debilitated monarch"…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Borges The Garden of Forking

Words: 1827
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As Yu Tsun himself describes the glum setting of his train trip: There was hardly a soul on the platform. I went through the coaches; I remember a few…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Identity Is Comprised Not Only

Words: 1186
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Betrayed by the American compatriots whom he helped, he languished in England in his climactic years, poor and lodged by a prostitute aided by a former student, until he…

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3 Pages
Book Review

Film

Last of the Mohicians James Fennimore Cooper's

Words: 1162
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Review

Last of the Mohicians James Fennimore Cooper's The Last of The Mohicans was published in 1826, part of a pentology, but the best known work for contemporary readers. The…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Blacks in Blues Music

Words: 2189
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Blacks in Blues Music Biographer Lawrence Jackson wrote that author Ralph Ellison was exposed to the blues and classical music from an early age, eventually playing the trumpet and…

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2 Pages
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American History

American Literature it Can Be

Words: 737
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

One of his major works was a long poem written in three cantos about the horrors he experienced while being held prisoner on a ritish prison. ship. There we…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Tim Burton - Movie Director

Words: 653
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Amazingly, all of the movies mentioned above ranked in the top ten at the box office. atman was the most financially lucrative with a number one box-office rating and…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature - Latin-American

Use of Tradition to Achieve Non-Traditional Goals in Andalusian Customs

Words: 757
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Spain Salud my family and fellow Spaniards! My fellow Andalucians! We are gathered here today to celebrate customs that are centuries old, customs that have survived the vicissitudes of…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Words: 1178
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Lies My Teacher Told Me stresses how students can repeat the same social studies class three times and still be ignorant of American history. Today, U.S. young adults leave…

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6 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Literature

Children's Books Belitz L The

Words: 1714
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Scholastic: 1993 Curious young astronomers who ask, "what are stars made of?" And "Why do astronauts float in space?" will find answers here. A brief survey of the universe…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Billy Budd and Moby Dick

Words: 1340
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Point ONE: Billy Budd: Critic Eugene Goodheart is the Edythe Macy Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Brandeis University. He writes that while critics are generally divided between those who…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Tomas Alfredson's 2008 Film Let

Words: 1085
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Recognizing that the film's title functions on both of these levels is important because it reveals how Alfredson deploys common vampire tropes in novel ways which serve to elevate…

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6 Pages
Essay

Native Americans

Nature of American Views About

Words: 2042
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

It is impossible in six short pages to fully comprehend the attitudes that hite Americans had to Native Indians and black Americans in the early centuries of our nation's…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Communication

Goffman Since the Research Materials

Words: 1194
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

11-13). These frames also explain how people see situations differently. For instance, two individuals might frame the same activity as volunteering or work. Without frames, society would consist of…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Drama - World

Neo-Conservatism Project Title To What

Words: 1844
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The interview questions will be prepared based on the literature review. Merrian (2006) describes 4. Chapter Structure The dissertations will be divided into five chapters. Chapter-1: Introduction will consist…

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2 Pages

Literature - American

Who is the Antagonist in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Words: 694
Length: 2 Pages
Type:

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: Who is the Antagonist? Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is an unusual horror story, because it does not have a clear antagonist,…

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28 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Madison's Role in Trying to

Words: 9173
Length: 28 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In fact, during the 1787 Constitutional Convention, Slonim notes that the need for a bill of rights was not even a topic of discussion until Virginian delegate George Mason…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Communication - Language

African-American Vernacular English There Are a Couple

Words: 2606
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-American Vernacular English There are a couple of theories as to the origin of African-American Vernacular Englsh (AAVE). Some linguists believe that the language derives from est African languages.…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Careers

Walter Reuther Was One of

Words: 2948
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Reuther made sure that the workers enjoyed economic benefits as well as job security, pensions, vacations, and most important of all supplemental unemployment benefits. He was successful in the…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

American History

Bush v Obama Foreign Policies

Words: 3671
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The administration's disregard for international norms led to the excesses at Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq, and attempts to circumvent congressional oversight over the activities of the Administration backfired.…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Anthropology

Gnome Liberation Front the Plight

Words: 1346
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Michel Klein, the local police chief said, "The liberators have failed. The gnomes are now going to spend the rest of their lives locked up in dusty cupboard."(Philip Delves…

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9 Pages
Book Review

Psychology

Intelligence and Politics Origins and

Words: 2906
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Book Review

Franks (along with the Bush war cabinet, including Vice President Dick Chaney) "met repeatedly" to plan the attack on Iraq. It was groupthink through and through. At the same…

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20 Pages
Essay

American History

Freemasons Contributions to Today's Society

Words: 6522
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Essay

In addition, both governments and churches began to grow suspicious of the group, probably because of the "organization's secrecy and liberal religious beliefs" (Watson, 2009). As a result, Portugal…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Architecture

Steel Frame Construction Bibliography and

Words: 4365
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to Montgomery (2003), "Higher floors of buildings tended to rent at a substantial discount, due to the need to climb several flights of stairs to reach one's workplace…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Controlling Organized Crime

Words: 1634
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Organized Crime Control Controlling Organized Crime The purpose of this paper is to research "Organized Crime" historically and what effects it has on society in the present time as…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Religion of Islam Compatible With

Words: 1831
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

No doubt, such feelings are greatly exacerbated by the current hard-line policies of the U.S. government in the Middle East, Conclusion There is a general perception in the estern…

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12 Pages
Essay

Terrorism

Causes Crime & Process Change Choose Country

Words: 3639
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

Causes crime & process change): Choose country (*Iraq Afghanistan) crime (*Terrorism) relevant country. Obtain statistics crime show crime trends a period 8-9 years (e.g. 1995-2009). Then explain, criminological theories…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Bush vs Bush Iraq Redux

Words: 2512
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Primarily, both Bushes wanted to show the world that America is a powerful force with which to be reckoned -- even if not a single or sole superpower, a…

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Article Review

Not Specified

Kushi L H Cunningham J E Hebert J R Lerman

Words: 705
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Kushi, L.H., Cunningham, J.E., Hebert, J.R., Lerman, R.H., Bander, E.V., and Teas, J. (2001, November 1). The macrobiotic diet in cancer. Journal of Nutrition, 131 (11), 3056S-3064S. Author credentials.…

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8 Pages
Essay

Transportation

Testing Hypothesis in Chapter Four

Words: 37819
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Management Strategy to Utilize Meta-Analysis Technique for Nuclear Energy and Waste Disposal and Create Social Sustainability This research proposal explores the link between public perceptions of nuclear power, how…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Jewish-Americans From 1865 to Present

Words: 2635
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The creation of the state of Israel in Palestine lent Jews in America a degree of legitimacy. And Jewish-Americans were now on the cusp of a new reality. Unit…

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4 Pages
Capstone Project

Teaching

Strayer University or Strayer Education

Words: 1273
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

It has been mentioned above that staff are chosen on the basis of the field expertise as well as educational excellence (Strayer University, 2010). Staff and faculty are dedicated…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Military

Alexander Haig This Is a

Words: 3333
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

It was plainly obstruction of justice, and Al Haig knew it immediately. It must also be noted, however, that, as the president tried to cover his tracks, Al Haig…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Plays

Paul Taylor Contributions to Contemporary Dance

Words: 1916
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Paul Taylor Since his first dance routine more than half a century ago, Paul Taylor has become one of the world's most popular and respected choreographers. His works are…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Methods of Domestic Drug Trafficking

Words: 1857
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Domestic Drug Trafficking The illegal drug market in the United States is one of the most profitable in the world, and attracts the most sophisticated and aggressive drug traffickers…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Fed Study in Economics the

Words: 2829
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Frankfurter landed on the Harvard law faculty, thanks to a financial contribution to Harvard by Felix Warburg and Paul Warburg..." (Viereck, 1932; as cited by Mullins, 1984) In the…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Education - Computers

Technology Evolution Many of the Electric Gadgets

Words: 1461
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Technology Evolution Many of the electric gadgets we use today like the cell phones and the home computers were invented in the 80s. Many multinational corporations came into existence…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Campylobacter Jejuni Is a Helical Shaped Non-Spore

Words: 2696
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Campylobacter jejuni is a helical shaped, non-spore forming, curved, Gram-negative bacteria which is most often found in animal feces. This bacteria comes from the intestinal tracks of animals where…

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34 Pages
Term Paper

Animals

Finance and Financial Entrepreneurship The Basis of

Words: 11684
Length: 34 Pages
Type: Term Paper

finance and financial entrepreneurship. The basis of the article is on a discussion that was held on this subject among four leading lights of financial entrepreneurship in the United…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Management

Quality Circles Organizational Behavior Are Quality Circles

Words: 2642
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Quality Circles ORGANIZATIONAL EHAVIOR: ARE QUALITY CIRCLES EFFECTIVE Quality Circles became popular during the mid 1980s, when buzzwords such as Total Quality Management and efficiency teams became popularized in…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Shakespeare - Tragedy of Cymbeline

Devils Triangle

Words: 1362
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Devil's Triangle It is known as The Bermuda Triangle, The Devil's Triangle, and some call it the Hoodoo Sea, but whichever name you choose, the Triangle remains a mysterious…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Sports - College

CSR Plan for Exxonmobil

Words: 2727
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

ExxonMobil Chemical Corp: CS Plan / CS plan for ExxonMobil Economic Status andExxonMobil Chemical Political Status and ExxonMobil Chemical Civil Society and ExxonMobil Chemical Environmental status and ExxonMobil Chemical…

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7 Pages
Book Report

Mythology

Poe Gold Bug Edgar Allen

Words: 2160
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Book Report

Inductive reasoning leads Legrand to discover an encrypted message that he sets out to painstakingly decipher. Poe's detailed analysis of the cryptogram is quintessentially romantic, encouraging rational inquiry into…

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