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  • One thing that sets humans apart from all other animals is our ability to gain language. Language is such a complex topic and often debated, especially whether it has come from nature or nurture.

    Human Language: Nature Vs. Nurture

    Human Language: Nature Vs. Nurture

    by Angela Michelle Schultz50

  • Imprisoned for helping the Jews and aiding the resistance in Nazi-occupied Holland, Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom survived the Holocaust to found a worldwide ministry based on love and forgiveness.

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    by Stephen Barnes7

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  • Ruins of a Great House is Walcott's poem on colonialism, power and decay. History, Slavery and the English language combine to reveal a complex, ambivalent relationship between the speaker and the system that brought both cruelty and culture into the lives of once free people of the Caribbean.

    Analysis of Poem Ruins of a Great House by Derek Walcott

    Analysis of Poem Ruins of a Great House by Derek Walcott

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The most efficient branch of the U.S. Army in World War II was the artillery. 20 years of innovations between the wars helped make it the best in the world.

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    by CJ Kelly10

  • The persistent inability of materialism to account satisfactorily for origin, nature and role of mind and consciousness in nature suggests that this view of the world may be false.

    Is Materialism Wrong?

    Is Materialism Wrong?

    by John Paul Quester0

  • The Mary Poppins books were written by Pamela Lyndon Travers. The magical nanny is very popular, but her character is very different in the books than in the famous "Mary Poppins" movie. The Disney movie "Saving Mr. Banks" offers a semifictionalized look at the life of P. L. Travers.

    Mary Poppins: Books, Movies, and a Biography of P. L. Travers

    Mary Poppins: Books, Movies, and a Biography of P. L. Travers

    by Linda Crampton34

  • Every person has a guardian angel. Only the rarest of souls have seen them. Padre Pio saw and spoke regularly with the guardian angels of his spiritual children.

    Padre Pio and the Guardian Angels

    Padre Pio and the Guardian Angels

    by Bede28

  • In 1943, riots broke out in U.S. cities as servicemen and civilians attacked Mexican-Americans and other minorities.

    The Zoot Suit Riots

    The Zoot Suit Riots

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • This article explores the importance of both familial and extra-familial alliances in the story, "The Epic of Sundiata."

    The Epic of Sundiata

    The Epic of Sundiata

    by Larry Slawson0

  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee fought fiercely to protect slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant fought just as hard to destroy it. But their personal attitudes toward it were the opposite of what you might expect.

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee on Slavery

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee on Slavery

    by Ronald E Franklin22

  • Spring And All is a poem William Carlos Williams wrote to back up his radical theory of poetics - basically the poem as a field of action - in which the here and now of things is portrayed through the imagination, written in the American grain. Life experience refreshed, impressions being the form.

    Analysis of Poem Spring and All by William Carlos Williams

    Analysis of Poem Spring and All by William Carlos Williams

    by Andrew Spacey3

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  • Edwin Booth, the great Shakespearean actor, achieved his fame through tragedy. Ironically, the tragic assassination of President Lincoln by his younger brother nearly undermined his success.

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    by Brian Lokker6

  • A mystic perceives spiritual realities that lay beyond the realm of ordinary human consciousness. Caryll Houselander is a modern mystic.

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    by Bede12

  • William Wallace is most often associated by many with the movie, Braveheart. William Wallace, however, was very real and this page looks at the truth behind the myths.

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    by Gordon N Hamilton28

  • Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone revolutionized 19th century communication and was the precursor to the development of of the satellite mobile communications revolution of today...

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    by Amanda Littlejohn30

  • Magazines, books, art materials, toilet tissue, wall-coverings, tickets, posters, packaging and even money are all made from paper. But where does paper come from, who invented it and how is it made?

    The Story of Paper

    The Story of Paper

    by Amanda Littlejohn22

  • Lost in the woods of the Ardennes, a lone American artillery lieutenant sets out to fight his own war against the Germans.

    What Happened to Lt. Eric Wood?

    What Happened to Lt. Eric Wood?

    by CJ Kelly55

  • Charles Bukowski was a prolific writer who produced a lot of poetry books in his lifetime (there are over sixty books currently in publication at the last count). It wasn't easy to choose, but here are what I believe to be the 5 best Charles Bukowski poetry books.

    The 5 Best Charles Bukowski Poetry Books

    The 5 Best Charles Bukowski Poetry Books

    by Paul Goodman14

  • Industrialization began in Britain in the middle of the 18th Century, radically changing the world forever. Here are 10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution.

    10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution

    10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution

    by Paul Goodman81

  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    by Ronald E Franklin30

  • Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an orphaned African princess given as a gift to Queen Victoria by the King of Dahomey. Victoria became Sarah's godmother, and received her into the royal extended family.

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    by Ronald E Franklin88

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  • This article explores the lives and legacy of the Bielski Brothers during World War Two, and their efforts to save nearly 1,200 Jews from Nazi persecution in Eastern Europe.

    The Bielski Brothers: A Brief History

    The Bielski Brothers: A Brief History

    by Larry Slawson6

  • It would be impossible to visit Ireland's Dingle Peninsula without seeing a clochán, more commonly known as a beehive hut. Who built them, and how old are they?

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    by Pollyanna Jones7

  • Anne Sexton's poetry is unique in that it confronts mental illness head on, gives direct access to the heart and soul of a troubled mother, artist and poet. 'I hold back nothing,' she wrote. So true.

    Anne Sexton and the Poetry of Mental Illness

    Anne Sexton and the Poetry of Mental Illness

    by Andrew Spacey19

  • Great and easy topics for your cause-effect paper. This article includes topic questions, videos, and links to help you find out how and what to write.

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    by Virginia Kearney54

  • Emily Dickinson's American (innovative) sonnet reveals an attitude dramatized in the Shakespeare sonnets: the poet's confidence in her creation of a world of beauty that will last forever.

    Emily Dickinson's "There is another sky"

    Emily Dickinson's "There is another sky"

    by Linda Sue Grimes6

  • The Voynich Manuscript is an ancient relic that no one can decipher. It is said to be the most mysterious book in the world. After a century the riddle of the manuscript has left historians and experts bewildered.

    The Riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

    The Riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

    by Deborah Minter6

  • Whether or not one loves or hates the writing of Ernest Hemingway is never much of a consideration regarding his stature, as his stature as one of the finest of America's writers is cemented in history. The life of Earnest Hemingway was complex, and full of danger, intrigue, and adventure, just like his writing, the man was totally unique.

    Ernest Hemingway - an American Literary Giant

    Ernest Hemingway - an American Literary Giant

    by Wesman Todd Shaw20

  • Europe is rising from the Middle Ages, looking back on the darkness and into the light of new ideas, new inventions, and new...worlds? I explore the reasons Europeans wanted to explore and colonize.

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt19

  • Hades is very interesting, because he rules the dead, or people who need periodic times of privacy with which they can use to think about whatever troubles them. Hades also has psychic powers.

    Hades: Greek God and Archetype of the Underworld

    Hades: Greek God and Archetype of the Underworld

    by Jean Bakula48

  • Based on my research of reports written by teachers of language-less people in the deaf community, they have cognitive abilities despite their lack of language.

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    by Glenn Stok9

  • "Star of the Sea" has long been a popular interpretation of the name Mary. How did this understanding develop and what is the spiritual significance?

    The Virgin Mary as Star of the Sea

    The Virgin Mary as Star of the Sea

    by Bede19

  • A compelling tale of conflict set in Mississippi in 1946, when city-born Laura clashes with the crushing poverty and ingrained racism unearthed by her husband's dream of a rural farming life.

    Book Review: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

    Book Review: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

    by Adele Cosgrove-Bray0

  • Imagine a dog that never ate, drank, or aged, and who would mysteriously appear at critical moments of danger. Was St. John Bosco’s dog Grigio an angel clothed in a furry disguise?

    Don Bosco's Mysterious Dog

    Don Bosco's Mysterious Dog

    by Bede12

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