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  • What is the oldest story ever written? - The Epic of Gilgamesh was written over 4,000 years ago on cuneiform clay tablets. It recounts a king's quest to overcome death, and the original story of the Great Flood.

    What Is the Oldest Story Ever Written?

    What Is the Oldest Story Ever Written?

    by Thomas Swan28

  • A brief look at language study and grammar, including traditional types of grammars and universal grammar as seen by grammarians and linguists.

    The History of Grammar

    The History of Grammar

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan17

  • The Titanic sunk as a result of a collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic on that fateful night in 1912. The next day, icebergs with noticeable damage were found nearby and photographed.

    Where Did The Titanic Sink?

    Where Did The Titanic Sink?

    by Melanie Palen12

  • Why Filipinos blessed to the elderly is a unique Filipino gesture called mano and is just one of many. Filipinos also used titles and honorifics in addressing relatives and strangers to convey respect. Lolo and lola, mang and aleng are just few examples of Filipino titles used.

    Filipino Culture: Showing Respect to Elders

    Filipino Culture: Showing Respect to Elders

    by precy anza12

  • Shakespeare did not have much faith in traditional gender roles. His constant subversion of these roles in the submission of men to dominant women illustrates Shakespeare’s feelings that much was amiss in society’s typical dictation of the...

    Gender Roles in Macbeth and What It Means to Be a Man

    Gender Roles in Macbeth and What It Means to Be a Man

    by mikesweetwater4

  • Frost's Fire and Ice could have been inspired by Dante's Inferno, Canto 32, where in a fiery hell sinners are up to their necks in a lake of ice. Conversely, a chat with astronomer Harlow Shapley about the end of the world may have spurred Frost to write this compact rhyming classic. Desire or hate?

    Analysis of Poem "Fire and Ice" by Robert Frost

    Analysis of Poem "Fire and Ice" by Robert Frost

    by Andrew Spacey4

  • There is a big problem with some sayings that seem perfectly logical. Let’s look at this common example: There is an exception to every rule. Most people would just start thinking of all the rules they can recall to see if it is true, and then ultimately decide it probably is as there is no way for them to know every rule out there. But really they have no way of knowing whether it is true or not. Sounds good, but it isn’t.

    There Is an Exception to Every Rule

    There Is an Exception to Every Rule

    by Ron Hooft7

  • The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    by CJ Kelly126

  • The reasons for the Jewish persecution of the early church, significant events in the evolution of persecution, and a comparison of the treatment of James the Righteous (the just) and Paul of Tarsus.

    Why Did the Jews Persecute the First Christians?

    Why Did the Jews Persecute the First Christians?

    by B A Johnson2

  • Hawk Roosting is a powerful poem that focuses on a hawk as it sits overlooking its domain. Ted Hughes gives the hawk a human mind, personifies it, and explores the raptor's reason for existence. Contains raw and savage language. Some think the theme is political dominance, the hawk being a fascist.

    Analysis of the Poem

    Analysis of the Poem "Hawk Roosting" by Ted Hughes

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • The practice of Santeria, a type of voodoo, is a very common practice among Hispanics, blacks, Haitian and even whites in the United States.

    What the Holy Bible Says About Santeria

    What the Holy Bible Says About Santeria

    by Pamela Lipscomb35

  • Do Muslims believe in Hell like Christians do? According to Islam, on the Last Day, the world will be destroyed and the dead will be raised to go to hell or paradise depending on their deeds.

    Does Islam Believe in Hell?

    Does Islam Believe in Hell?

    by myvenn9

  • Goldilocks (often with three bears) seems like a simple story for children, but it has pretty interesting history and many surprising variations.

    The History Behind the Story of Goldilocks

    The History Behind the Story of Goldilocks

    by Tolovaj Publishing House61

  • Snake, one of D.H.Lawrence's celebrated animal poems, is a personal account of a meeting with a Sicilian viper. This analysis will guide both student and poetry lover through the layers of meaning.

    An Analysis of the Poem Snake by D.H.Lawrence

    An Analysis of the Poem Snake by D.H.Lawrence

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • A brief description of five of the greatest and the most powerful Islamic Empires in history...

    Five Great Islamic Empires

    Five Great Islamic Empires

    by StormsHalted16

  • Dystopian stories with short summaries and links for easy reading. For all fans of dystopian fiction.

    Dystopian Short Stories

    Dystopian Short Stories

    by Howard Allen6

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  • The partition of the British India was accompanied by massive bloodshed and forced migration. Was it 'sacrifice' (Qurbani) or communal madness? We shall discuss that in this piece.

    August 1947: 'Qurbani' or Communal Madness?

    August 1947: 'Qurbani' or Communal Madness?

    by Muhammad Arslan Ashraf4

  • Even pirates must live by a code in conduct. These articles are meant to keep the crew safe and loyal. Captain George Lowther was one of the most famous pirates to set a pirate code.

    Captain George Lowther's Pirate Code Articles

    Captain George Lowther's Pirate Code Articles

    by Angela Michelle Schultz8

  • The most articulate atheists making the most effective arguments against religious belief, while refuting popular apologists and common arguments for the existence of God. Enjoy!

    3 Famous Atheists & Their Best Arguments

    3 Famous Atheists & Their Best Arguments

    by Sam Wickstrom22

  • Neoclassical Poetry is a type of poetry, which follows the pattern of poetry authored by the poets of ancient time i.e., Greek and Rome. Pope and Dryden were the leading writers of neoclassicism.

    Definition and Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry

    Definition and Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry

    by Muhammad Rafiq52

  • Malcolm X was a Muslim minister, a political activist, and speaker. His beliefs served as an inspiration for some, but sparked controversy in other circles. Here are 18 facts about the man.

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    by Paul Goodman8

  • When we think of the ancient Romans as historical; an ancient people from the past. But we often forget that the Romans had an entire history of their own filled with rich traditions.

    Roman Historiography: The History of Roman History

    Roman Historiography: The History of Roman History

    by Christy Kirwan4

  • Celtic mythology is rich with symbolism of life, death and rebirth, replete with the magic of nature and the ancient world. This article outlines some of the most famous stories from Celtic mythology, in Celtic Ireland and Britain.

    Celtic Mythology: Myths of the Ancient World

    Celtic Mythology: Myths of the Ancient World

    by Marie McKeown10

  • Two brothers are walking through a field of snow. An innocent walk turns into a serious question and answer session when they notice snow angels. Have the angels been shot? Were they trespassing?

    Analysis of Poem "Snow" by David Berman

    Analysis of Poem "Snow" by David Berman

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Derek Walcott's Love After Love focuses on loving the inner self, healing oneself following relationship breakdown. With metaphor, strong imagery and religious allusion the poem's speaker instructs the reader in the art of self-love. What change there can be when we accept the stranger needs love.

    Analysis of Poem "Love After Love" by Derek Walcott

    Analysis of Poem "Love After Love" by Derek Walcott

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • An adolescent love poem that looks back at a first date, with the emphasis on oranges and new potential. Full of images and contrasts, this insightful poem is an extended metaphor of sorts.

    Analysis of "Oranges" by Gary Soto

    Analysis of "Oranges" by Gary Soto

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Romantic poet John Keats wrote this sensuous, pastoral ode knowing he was closer to death than at any time in his young life. To Autumn is bursting with rich natural imagery - full analysis.

    Analysis of Poem " To Autumn " by John Keats

    Analysis of Poem " To Autumn " by John Keats

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Seamus Heaney wrote this poem whilst watching his father digging in the garden. It is his most popular poem, using the metaphors of pen and spade to explore time and family commitments.

    Analysis of Poem Digging by Seamus Heaney

    Analysis of Poem Digging by Seamus Heaney

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Annabel Lee is one of Poe's best known poems. The theme is loss of love based on the death of a beautiful maiden, narrated in first person by the speaker. Haunting, dark and gothic.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • A logical fallacy is an error in the reasoning process, not in the veracity of the premises. Therefore, logical fallacies are not factual errors, nor are they opinions. They are attempts to bypass the steps of a logical argument for the purpose of...

    Examples of How Logical Fallacies Are Used

    Examples of How Logical Fallacies Are Used

    by dosters7

  • For some, life in a medieval castle would have been relatively comfortable; for others, it would have been a smelly and dirty place to live. It depended on whether you were born wealthy or poor, a noble or a serf.

    Medieval Castles Were Smelly, Damp, and Dark

    Medieval Castles Were Smelly, Damp, and Dark

    by Beth Eaglescliffe0

  • Sonnet 55 focuses on time, immortality and the power of poetry. The essence of his lover will be preserved forever, in the poem. It will outlast fine monuments, wars, death and unclean time.

    Analysis of Sonnet 55 by William Shakespeare

    Analysis of Sonnet 55 by William Shakespeare

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Many people believe that the character of Sherlock Holmes was based on one of Doyle's medical teacher's Doctor Joseph Bell. Bell was a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and was a student of observation and deduction. To illustrate this, he would often pick a stranger and, by observing him, deduce his occupation and recent activities. Doctor Watson was based on Doyle, himself.

    Sherlock Holmes: Things to Know About Doctor John Watson

    Sherlock Holmes: Things to Know About Doctor John Watson

    by Christopher Peruzzi7

  • maggie and milly and molly and may is a short poem from e.e.cummings that is greater than the sum of its parts. Full of varied rhythm and rhyme, it tells the story of four girls who go down to the beach, each one relating to an object or creature they discover. Experimental and entertaining.

    Analysis of Poem "maggie and milly and molly and may" by e.e.cummings

    Analysis of Poem "maggie and milly and molly and may" by e.e.cummings

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • Recently, I was talking with a colleague at work and I mentioned that civilizations usually only last 500 years. The only problem was that I couldn't remember where I had heard that. In fact, I wasn't all that sure that I was right. I know that the...

    How Long Did the Empires of Ancient Civilizations Last?

    How Long Did the Empires of Ancient Civilizations Last?

    by larryfreeman113

  • While idioms provide color to language, did you ever wonder: "Why do we say that?" Read what common idioms mean and where they came from.

    10 Strange Idioms

    10 Strange Idioms

    by Jordan Hake25

  • Using apps to help you learn Japanese keeps your motivation up and helps you learn more quickly. Use this list to grab the best Japanese language apps for iPhone and Android.

    Best Apps for Learning Japanese

    Best Apps for Learning Japanese

    by Kymberly Fergusson14

  • The Aztec Calendar is often confused with the Mayan calendar. The two are quite similar. The truth is that the Aztecs borrowed the Mayan calendar which was in common use at the time. The Aztec Sun Stone is also called the Aztec Calendar stone, but it is not a true calendar. It is an illustration of the Gods of Time and is sometimes referred to the Aztec Cosmos. The Aztecs called it the Great Mechanism of the Universe.

    How to Read an Aztec Calendar

    How to Read an Aztec Calendar

    by Lela22

  • The rights of individuals or groups of human beings have been denied through exploitation by others throughout time, but it is incredible the extent to which some abusers will go. The Dionne Quintuplets suffered from several...

    Human Exploitation - How The Dionne Quintuplets Were Abused

    Human Exploitation - How The Dionne Quintuplets Were Abused

    by Patty Inglish43

  • A National Book Award finalist, this novel was praised by Stephen King in The New York Times as “a remarkable novel.” Fieldwork is the story of a journalist who goes to work in Thailand and ends up investigating the story of a murdered missionary by an anthropologist. The story unfolds to reveal many interesting layers and will keep you reading until the wee hours, as it is hard to put down.

    A Book Review - "Fieldwork" by Mischa Berlinski

    A Book Review - "Fieldwork" by Mischa Berlinski

    by Donna Hilbrandt13

  • Tips on creating the perfect Medieval-themed meal for your next event! Tudor period focus, but great for general medieval parties, too! (Note: jousting and knights not included, but encouraged.)

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt3

  • What is the best way to become perfectly fluent in a foreign language? Many recommend complete and total immersion, but others are concerned about reducing anxiety in students and providing only a positive experience. However, in order to become a fluent speaker, one has to internalize the language and change one's thinking, something that very few people want to do.

    How to Learn a Foreign Language: Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

    How to Learn a Foreign Language: Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

    by Aya Katz26

  • Sonnet 29 focuses on the depressed state of the speaker who is full of envy, self-pity and hopelessness. He despises those better looking and more talented. He's down, until he thinks about his lover.

    Analysis of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

    Analysis of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Everyone that ever lived and everything they did has contributed to our history. It's the story of people on this planet. Historians are time-detectives, looking for clues to find out about the past.

    What Is History? Introducing History to Kids

    What Is History? Introducing History to Kids

    by Amanda Littlejohn49

  • Discusses the domestication of animals and plants during the Neolithic Revolution, including how domestication occurred in different regions, why domestication occurred, and its consequences.

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt1

  • Breaking Out is a free verse poem about a girl who longs to escape the abuse from her parents. Serious issues are brought to light in Marge Piercy's poem, freedom and human rights being just two.

    Analysis of Poem "Breaking Out" by Marge Piercy

    Analysis of Poem "Breaking Out" by Marge Piercy

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • A brief examination of the correct grammatical use and origins of the phrase "bad rap." The purpose being to provide research based confirmation of its standard use and to show the grammatical basis for considering the phrase "bad wrap" to be incorrect.

    Is it

    Is it "Bad Rap" or "Bad Wrap?"

    by Shadesbreath115

  • All about the Women's Auxiliary Air Force,some of the key women working during World War Two. The WAAF took over RAF ground based jobs from men and proved their worth in WW2.

    Women in World War 2, The WAAF

    Women in World War 2, The WAAF

    by Jools9956

  • The book of Proverbs will lend us some insight into the tree of life, with its four mentions. We will take a look at how this thread weaves throughout the tapestry of the Scriptures.

    Proverbs and the Tree of Life

    Proverbs and the Tree of Life

    by Tamarajo10

  • How does language affect our thinking? Do we even need a language to think? How do deaf people think if they never heard speech? Do animals think without language? I researched this to try to answer these questions.

    Do We Need Language to Think?

    Do We Need Language to Think?

    by Glenn Stok30

  • A sonnet that combines Greek mythology and world events, resulting in a powerful poem, a metaphor for the violence inherent in the cyclic nature of human history, as seen by the mystic Yeats.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Leda And The Swan" By W.B.Yeats

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Plane crashes are disastrous events that lead to tragic loss of life. This article details the 5 worst plane crashes of all time and the effects they had on the aviation industry.

    5 of the Worst Plane Crashes in History

    5 of the Worst Plane Crashes in History

    by K S Lane5

  • Why did Ancient Rome execute its prisoners in such a public, painful, humiliating fashion? Learn more of Roman public executions and who they punished and why.

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    by CMHypno69

  • The black plague, also known as the black death, is a disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. It enters the body through the skin and travels via the lymph system. The bacteria live in the digestive tracts of fleas. The fleas, of course,...

    Cats and the Black Plague

    Cats and the Black Plague

    by Holle Abee62

  • A brief overview of what Shintoism is, including what is worshipped and why.

    A Shintoism Overview

    A Shintoism Overview

    by Akbok21

  • An analysis of Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan" and his view on the relationship between liberty and society, and humanity's desire to forgo their rights for security and peace.

    Thomas Hobbes and the Laws of Nature

    Thomas Hobbes and the Laws of Nature

    by JourneyHolm2

  • What did people eat in the 1920s? Learn a little bit of history with food in the 1920s and also see an authentic 1920s menu of food with recipes!

    What Did People Eat in the 1920s?

    What Did People Eat in the 1920s?

    by Nicole Canfield32

  • Wilfred Owen's WW1 poem is about reconciliation. Two soldiers meet in Hell, one having killed the other in battle, and their dialogue is a powerful and moving creation full of truth about humanity.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Strange Meeting" by Wilfred Owen

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Thanksgiving 10,000 BC. Native American Nations from the First Nations in Canada to Native Americans in the USA to the Indigenous Peoples in Mexico and Central & South America are related to the global Circumpolar Peoples and their own traditions of Thanksgiving have carried along with them from one hemisphere to the other...

    Native American Harvest Feasts Before Thanksgiving

    Native American Harvest Feasts Before Thanksgiving

    by Patty Inglish7

  • Therapy has progressed from driving out demons through violence and abuse to psychoanalysis and medication with lobotomies and electroconvulsive shocks along the way.

    A Short History of Mental Illness Treatment

    A Short History of Mental Illness Treatment

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • A thorough overview of common styles, colors, and motifs found on Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs. Includes a color guide as well as all the different variants of popular symbols.

    Dutch Hex Signs Style & Symbolism Guide

    Dutch Hex Signs Style & Symbolism Guide

    by Marla16

  • Full analysis of Sylvia Plath's 'hospital poem' written shortly after a miscarriage. She's stuck in bed in a white room and next to her are the flowers she did not want, the vivid 'too red' tulips.

    Analysis of Poem "Tulips" by Sylvia Plath

    Analysis of Poem "Tulips" by Sylvia Plath

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Wilfred Owen's powerful poem is all about the horrors of the first world war. Insensibility gives the reader different angles on what it is to die in battle, and how soldiers lose their feelings.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Insensibility" by Wilfred Owen

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • Traditional wedding customs are an important part of weddings around the globe. Each culture has their own unique customs which make weddings meaningful and enjoyable. German weddings are rich with numerous customs which would make a wonderful...

    German Wedding Customs

    German Wedding Customs

    by Seabastian13

  • While many people, even Christians, try to equate the non-Christian idea of Karma with the biblical teaching regarding reaping and sowing it immediately becomes clear that they are not compatible in the least if compared side by side.

    Are Karma and Christianity Compatible?

    Are Karma and Christianity Compatible?

    by Jeff Shirley16

  • Write your paper fast with these easy topic ideas. No research needed. Just write what you already know.

    List of Easy Essay Topic Ideas

    List of Easy Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney8

  • A lot of everyday things are often taken for granted when in fact they have changed the world so much that people would miss them if they are missing. Here is a list of twenty American inventions in the last two hundred years that have made a significant impact to human existence.

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    by Jameshank43

  • Celtic Ireland, the time between the Bronze Age and before the coming of Christianity in the 4th century AD, is often looked on as something of a golden age in Irish history. At this time, the island was home to a rich and flourishing culture with...

    History of Ireland: Life in Celtic Ireland

    History of Ireland: Life in Celtic Ireland

    by Marie McKeown7

  • Larkin's 'atheist poem' in which he explores the spiritual significance of the church, despite the decline of religious ritual in the western world. Contains dry wit and keen perception.

    Analysis of Poem "Church Going" by Philip Larkin

    Analysis of Poem "Church Going" by Philip Larkin

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Why are we interested in the views that ten scientists had about God? The answer is that, unintentionally or not, these scientists had a greater impact on theology than most theologians.

    10 Brilliant Scientists and Their Views of God

    10 Brilliant Scientists and Their Views of God

    by Hugh Williamson100

  • While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    by Jason Ponic56

  • In Dorothy Sayer's Gaudy Night, Latin quotations carry important subtexts that are inaccessible to modern readers. Here are my translations and interpretations of these phrases, to help you discover nuances which dictionaries and online translators cannot give you.

    Translations of Latin in Dorothy Sayers' Gaudy Night

    Translations of Latin in Dorothy Sayers' Gaudy Night

    by Ellen34

  • World War II was a terrible event that will be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history. With estimates of the dead ranging from 60 to 80 million, it is unthinkable to imagine that this event was allowed to fester and erupt as it...

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    by Justin Ives31

  • Irish fairy tales and folklore are populated with a wonderful collection of magical creatures and supernatural beings. Leprechauns are so famous they can sell breakfast cereal, and many people have heard the legend of the Banshee—but what about...

    Forgotten Fairies of Irish Folklore

    Forgotten Fairies of Irish Folklore

    by Marie McKeown29

  • Pablo Neruda was a great poet. Did you read his poetry? Here is a list of 5 most famous Neruda’s poems you will enjoy reading.

    5 Most Famous Poems by Pablo Neruda

    5 Most Famous Poems by Pablo Neruda

    by Marina Puzic0

  • Vlad III Dracula was known after his death as Vlad the Impaler (Tepes) and had a reputation of being an evil and sadistic madman who resorted to unusual, brutal and bizarre methods of killing his victims. What was Vlad really like as a ruler and warlord?

    Vlad III Dracula of Wallachia: Evil Villain or Hero?

    Vlad III Dracula of Wallachia: Evil Villain or Hero?

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns43

  • Immanuel Kant and the Categorical Imperative explained. The concepts of good will, moral duty, summum bonnum and the five rules of Kant's universal maxims alongside a brief discussion on how Kant's theory could be applied to the modern ethical issue of genetic engineering.

    Immanuel Kant and "The Categorical Imperative" for Dummies

    Immanuel Kant and "The Categorical Imperative" for Dummies

    by Lisa McKnight13

  • The word epic has been derived a Greek word epikos, which means a word, song or speech. An epic is well-defined as a long story in verse dwelling upon an important theme in a most elegant style and language.

    The Epic: Definition, Types & Characteristics

    The Epic: Definition, Types & Characteristics

    by Muhammad Rafiq30

  • This article discusses the unique nature of Jewish leadership and the way it was embodied in Joshua. Separation of powers as it applies to Jewish leadership with Joshua and now is also considered.

    Joshua: What We Can Learn About Leadership

    Joshua: What We Can Learn About Leadership

    by Natalie Frank5

  • Uncontrolled lust creates problems in society. These saints struggled with lust and have wise advice to stay in control.

    Saints Who Struggled With Lust

    Saints Who Struggled With Lust

    by Bede15

  • Why did polio live among humans for thousands of years with few cases of paralysis, then change and cripple or kill thousands each year?

    Polio Virus and Its Odd History

    Polio Virus and Its Odd History

    by Karla Iverson20

  • Writers often struggle to find the right word to capture the qualities of touch and texture. Here is a list to help you find the perfect word.

    400 Words to Describe Texture

    400 Words to Describe Texture

    by ajbarnett40

  • Sidney Sheldon is the 7th best selling author of all time. He has written over 200 scripts for TV series, but it is his 18 novels for which he is best known. I'd like to introduce you to five of my favourite Sidney Sheldon novels.

    Top 5 Sidney Sheldon Books

    Top 5 Sidney Sheldon Books

    by Melanie Chisnall39

  • These contemptuous F-Words are divided into subsections for describing people, animals and things, also for use as verbs. Meanings are added for those who are interested in learning something new.

    50 Unfriendly F-Words You Can Say Instead

    50 Unfriendly F-Words You Can Say Instead

    by Dora Weithers65

  • "I shunned the face of man; all sound of joy or complacency was torture to me; solitude was my only consolation--deep, dark, death-like solitude." Aurielle Voices It has often been argued that the definition of a monster is something inhuman,...

    Frankenstein: The True Monster

    Frankenstein: The True Monster

    by Anna Marie13

  • Edward VIII gave up his throne in 1936 to marry a divorcée and then played along with Nazis in hopes of getting his crown back.

    The Duke of Windsor’s Betrayal

    The Duke of Windsor’s Betrayal

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • The French Revolution; Jacobins; Reign of Terror; Guillotine; Vendee Uprising; King Louis XVI; Robespierre; Bigot; Illuminati; Cult of Reason; Atheism; Communism; Feminism; Satanism; the Antichrist.

    The French Revolution: Cause and Effect

    The French Revolution: Cause and Effect

    by James A Watkins64

  • Find the list of great women achievers from history. All these women are from different fields and did extraordinary in their life and times.

    40 Greatest Women From Indian History

    40 Greatest Women From Indian History

    by Kannan Reddy7

  • 40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame conquered half the world despite his debilitating injuries. However, he is largely forgotten in popular history.

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    by Thomas Swan70

  • We all feel like time goes by faster as we age. There are several reasons why this happens. Our perception of time is effected by our changing frame of reference. I'll describe three causes of this phenomena.

    The Reason Why Time Passes Faster as We Get Older

    The Reason Why Time Passes Faster as We Get Older

    by Glenn Stok31

  • The balcony scene serves to develop the characters of Romeo and Juliet so that the audience can begin to sympathize with them. The balcony scene is critically important to the development of the plot of the play because it is during this scene that the lovers' secret marriage is decided.

    The Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene

    The Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene

    by Jule Romans4

  • The Journey is a metaphorical poem about the need to challenge and move on and upwards. How to ignore those negative voices, leave the dark house behind and progress into the light.

    Analysis of Poem "The Journey" by Mary Oliver

    Analysis of Poem "The Journey" by Mary Oliver

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The Middle East has been in chaos and turmoil for some time. This article contains maps and descriptions showing how the outcome of World War I created the conditions we experience today.

    How the Middle East Was Affected by World War I

    How the Middle East Was Affected by World War I

    by Mike Russo13

  • Ope is a phrase that supposedly exists only in the Midwest. Here, we examine usages of this phrase and other slang from the Midwest.

    The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    by Melanie Palen7

  • The apple harvest is complete, the apple picker exhausted. Will he sleep a natural sleep or remain troubled as he dreams? Frost's metaphorical, strange poem has a complex rhyme scheme, a core mystery.

    Analysis of Poem After Apple-Picking by Robert Frost

    Analysis of Poem After Apple-Picking by Robert Frost

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Romanticism is one of the most influential movements in art, philosophy and literature. Discover who the Romantic Poets and Philosophers were and why they had such an impact on the world we know today.

    Characteristics of Romanticism in English Literature

    Characteristics of Romanticism in English Literature

    by Lisa McKnight11

  • The 1705 Virginia Slave Act turned indentured servants into slaves for life, removed legal protection against torture and murder of slaves, and required runaway slaves to be returned to their owners.

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    by Leah Lefler12

  • In 1994, the MS Estonia, sailing from Tallinn, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden with 989 crew and passengers, sank in rough seas with a loss of 852 lives. Only 137 survived the icy waters of the Baltic Sea.

    The Sinking of the MS Estonia

    The Sinking of the MS Estonia

    by David Hunt30

  • In ancient Israel, Egypt, and Mesopotamia, few virtues were more respected and revered than wisdom. While its exact definition varied from culture to culture, it was nevertheless an ideal in which to aspire to, and those possessing it exhibited...

    The Pursuit of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel

    The Pursuit of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel

    by Jason Reuter5

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