Mudras or hand gestures are non-verbal communications with important spiritual significance. These Mudras are depicted in many Buddha statues in different parts of the world.
Everyone knows what happened to the RMS Queen Mary. As the last surviving liner, she's a float hotel in Long Beach, California. But where is her sister, RMS Queen Elizabeth? It's a sadder story.
Shakespeare's love sonnets have delighted and puzzled readers for centuries but there are unanswered questions. Who did he write them for? Who is the so called Dark Lady? This guide will help you.
One of Emily Dickinson's poems on the subject of human pain, exploring the physical, mental and emotional anguish we experience when grief hits. Full of metaphor and cold imagery.
Sylvia Plath's pregnancy poem "You're" is full of powerful imagery and metaphors. Her sensitive, creative nature comes out in this two stanza poem.
Shakespeare is the ultimate god of insults. Here are my 50 favorite Shakespearean insults from a broad collection of plays. Enjoy, you whoreson!
Is there a difference between genre and form in literature or are genre and form the same? Is fiction a genre or a form? How about poetry, romance or fantasy. Here are one writer's thoughts.
Who are the Gypsies and where did they come from? The Roma or Romani people have long lived the Gypsy life. This article gives us a glimpse at the history of the Gypsies, who are not Egyptians at all.
Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, what is Gregor's metamorphosis? How is the metamorphosis linked to depression? #depression #franzkafka #metamorphosis
People can perceive Shakespeare’s Macbeth in different ways. This page discusses whether Macbeth’s character is a villain or a victim
An in-depth analysis of William Shakespeare's King Lear. Scrutinizes how Shakespeare used what we know to be as a fool to show wisdom and how even kings can be quite foolish.
James Wright's popular poem is both real experience and found love. Two men stop to visit two ponies just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota. For the speaker this simple meeting is transcendent.
Ramadan this year will begin on May 15th (2018). It is the holiest month in the Islamic year (1439). This hub is a guide to Ramadan for non-Muslims, especially those living in the Gulf States.
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.
Andrew Marvell is best known for this seduction poem, or carpe diem poem, To His Coy Mistress. With wit, intellect and conceit the speaker tries to persuade a virgin lady to have sex with him.
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.
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.
Winter, 1926. In his tiny London laboratory, John Logie Baird turned down the lights on his small, invited audience. Moving images appeared in the darkness. The audience gasped. Television was born...
The themes of gender relations and traditional gender roles play an important part in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Of all the characters in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Fortinbras is perhaps the strangest. Oddly enough, though, Fortinbras is a stabilizing force in the action of the play, and he also functions as a framing device for the play itself.
An essay explaining the neccessity of an empathetic fatherly figure in a boy's life, using the novel "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
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.
This article contains 50 idioms related to cats. We use idioms in everyday speech, but I had no idea that so many include a reference to cats. How many do you recognize?
You don't have to be a samurai warrior to appreciate the code of ethics written for the samurai. Learn to apply the values of 'bushido', or the way of the warrior, in modern life.
"Two households, both alike in dignity" is the first line of the prologue to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The meaning of the line illustrates the high status of the Capulet and Montague families.
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.
Carol Ann Duffy is the Poet Laureate in the United Kingdom. This is a poetry analysis of Tall from the Feminine Gospels - on the national A Level syllabus 2015.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is one of the most significant contribution to the literary world made by Robert Luis Stevenson. But, was it also a allegorical of his orientation?
The two greatest events in term of magnitude in Germany and in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries revolved around the ideas and actions of two men: Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler. These men pulled Germany together and gave it a...
These amazing white mummies found in China show us a part of history that has been completely forgotten. How did they get there? And who were they?
The book of Esther stands as unique among not only the historical books, but among the entire Old Testament as well.
A thriving family once lived in this abandoned farmhouse. What happened to the farmer? Why did they all have to leave? Only the toys and objects are left to speak for those now absent.
During the six-month-long “Phony War”, the Allies and Germany mostly watched each other (except for naval actions). However, during that time, the Soviets aggressively attacked her neighbors.
There was nothing certain of the Union winning the Civil War, especially in the early years as the Confederacy entered the war with great advantages over the North.
Love alters not..Shakespeare's sonnet 116 is one of the ultimate definitions of true love, an ideal most of us humans strive to achieve. Love is not Love which alters..according to the Bard.
This article discusses the most lopsided United States presidential elections of the post-World War II era. It features elections won by Ike Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan.
A writer's notebook or inspiration journal is a great way to inspire yourself through quotes, writing prompts, poems, pictures, or really anything else you find interesting.
The political structures that governed Japan and Europe during the Middle Ages had some interesting parallels, but there were also some important differences
The incredible art of Johantan Saiz, China Haul, Todd Schorr, Natalia Fabia, Casper Kang and Mike Davis - All part of the lowbrow art movement.
Life in the trenches of World War 1 was squalid. Trench fever was one consequence of the dirty conditions but it wasn't an all together unwelcome complaint. Find out what caused trench fever in World War 1.
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.
The speaker in Brian Turner's modern classic, "Here, Bullet," dramatizes the transformation of fear that produces and distinguishes heroes.
Caligula is an infamous emperor, known for his cruelty and narcissism. He's often described as insane, since many things he did are outright weird and bizarre.
I spent 14 years teaching watercolor art therapy classes to senior citizens. Here are about 7 of the things I learned that may help others start art therapy classes.
What is atheism? How is atheism different from agnosticism? Is atheism a religion? This essay aims to provide an understanding of the various aspects of atheism and agnosticism.
Conflict between science and religion is an inevitable product of their diametric approaches to discovering truth. Five examples illustrate this point.
Full text. A love poem, The Last Ride Together is a dramatic monologue of a rejected lover. The structure is formal but the content is a fine exploration of the passions between a male and a female.
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 the Civil War began, U. S. Grant was a store clerk who was unwanted by the army he had left under a cloud. But once given a chance, he would eventually rise to command the entire army.
Speak like a real pirate on International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. Instead of schlepping some bad Jack Sparrow speak, dazzle your friends by using some of the authentic quotes provided here.
A Discussion of the development of the Papacy, the first Pope, and the origin of Papal supremacy over the Western Church and civil leaders.
Stone carving as an art has created marvellous sculptures in India, even in caves. Tourists travel far to see these excellent creations in temples and historical buildings.
In Greek mythology, Hera was the wife of Zeus, and was one of the most powerful deities of Mount Olympus. Many of the stories of Hera saw her dealing with the lovers of her husband.
Do you want to surprise someone special with romantic Romanian phrases? Many of those who want to learn to speak Romanian are doing this because they are in love with a Romanian.
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.
The primary similarities and differences between the geographies, economics, educations, and governments of ancient Spartan and Athens.
The difference between postmodernism and modernism in literature is not always easy to establish. This article will give you an overview and comparison of both cultural currents.
Private William Hunter, who enlisted in the British Army in 1914 when he was 16, after repeated absences from his regiment, was shot at dawn for desertion on Feb 21, 1916.
Serial killers are among the world's most depraved, evil individuals, but there is no doubt that we find them completely fascinating. This article profiles some of the most well-known serial killers of the 20th century. The overview of their crimes will give you chills.
This article explores the origin of drama. It also shows us the development of drama through various stages. The origin of drama is deeply rooted in the Church.
Horace Walpole introduced the world to Gothic fiction, employing elements of the supernatural as well as the everyday, the first time for the purpose of terrifying its audience.
10 'nail houses' - examples of buildings which have remained in place long after their neighbourhood has changed - the result of great obstinacy or business acumen. A fun page of quirky buildings!
What is Gothic Literature? The gothic novel is a genre with a rich history that still manifests itself today through the works of famous authors such as Stephen King.
Jack and Jill is an evergreen delight for children. The rhyme dates back many centuries. There is so much speculation on it's origins and history. These range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
The “micromort” is a unit used to estimate the probability of a one-in-a-million chance of experiencing sudden death.
Zeus was the most powerful God of Mount Olympus, and his myth is an interesting one! Much can be learned (and avoided) by a study of his archetype!
Was the Mongol leader castrated by a princess, killed in battle, or did he fall from his horse and die from pneumonia?
This article suggests a list of some of the best archaeological sites in the world. A brief summary explains the historical and archaeological significance of each site.
Li-Young Lee's poem takes the reader into the process of grief as seen through the eyes of a son on his way to the grave with flowers. Visions and Interpretations is dreamlike, a transition of a soul.
In this essay, I analyze William Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, and analyze how religious connotations hinder Hamlet's action and ability to avenge his father's death.
Escape the urban hell of the city and make for the island of your dreams, where peace comes dripping slow. A timeless classic from Yeats, with music and rhythm all his own. Full analysis.
A short poem, an extended metaphor exploring the tension between mother and daughter as the child grows up. When to let go?
The Luo of Kenya and Tanzania are a Nilotic speaking people whose main occupation was fishing, coupled with some farming and animal husbandry. Let us learn together the basics of their language.
Written as part of a fund raiser for the new Statue of Liberty, The New Colossus gave new meaning to the Mother of Exiles, a welcoming light for the homeless hudded masses coming to America.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is a classical work of fiction which everyone should read. If you enjoy a conflict between conscience and passion, you will certainly enjoy my Jane Eyre book review.
Many Puritans immigrated to the New World in the 17th century. Once there, they sought to fabricate a Holy Commonwealth in the New England region.
Snipers date back ages, however their first widespread documented use is in the Revolutionary War. Occasionally, between all of the troops in all of the wars, a legendary sniper will emerge. Here are the stories of Cydro's top 5.
Peter Pan, or Peter and Wendy, published in 1911, is an iconic example of surprisingly dark turn-of-the-century children’s literature. This novelization was published several years after the play.
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.
Dystopian stories with short summaries and links for easy reading. For all fans of dystopian fiction.
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.
'The Cold Earth Slept Below' is an example of Shelley's interest in both the sublime and in the Gothic tradition in literature. The poem has parallels with a tragic event in his personal life.
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.
the epic of Beowulf cannot be complete without analyzing Beowulf's Death. this page will examine Beowulf's death. Its purpose is to answer the questions: How did Beowulf die? Why did Beowulf die?
Hailed as the "father of his country," even during his lifetime, George Washington is without doubt one of the most important figures from American history. Here are 20 Washington facts.
A really short poem that can spark off many a debate on the subject of being a nobody versus being a somebody. Written in Emily Dickinson's dashed off style.
Resources for those who have woken up to our responsibility to find out the real history from Iwo Jima veterans who are still alive.
A poem written to flatter a loved one, a list of 'you are' lines that stretches to metaphorical overload. Litany is tongue in cheek work from Billy Collins, an exercise in and parody of, anaphora.
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.
Colonial literature, written in simple and expressive style, presents history of colonial times, rules to live by according to pilgrim and Puritan ideals, and the punishment that goes along with violating those ideals. As people immigrated to America from England, they brought their religious ideals with them. These strong religious beliefs are evident in the writings of colonial American literature. Religion affected all aspects of life, and literature serves to provide evidence of the bond
Christopher Columbus was not the first to discover the Americas, nor was he the first to realize that the earth is round. He was the first, however, in other exploits, namely genocide and the transatlantic slave trade. Doesn't sound familiar? Read on.
This article is an analysis of "The Dead" by James Joyce. It explores the themes of repetition and the "living dead."
Read the original text, a summary, modern translation, and interpretations of the seventh and last soliloquy of William Shakespeare's Hamlet here.
The values of the Cult of Domesticity focused on the happiness of the family unit and the wholeness of the home. Popular in the 1800s to early 1900s, 1950s, and now 2010s as the New Domesticity.
In her work, "A New England Nun," Mary E. Wilkins Freeman illustrates a woman's struggle with the commitment of marriage. This essay examines how Freeman illustrates the feminine struggle to be independent while being dedicated to a man.
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!
The Civil War Battle Of Vicksburg gave the North a great strategic advantage, and brought US Grant to the top among Union generals, positioning him to finally win the war.
To abolition activist Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln's commitment to ending slavery seemed weak and vacillating. But after the two men met, Douglass grew to appreciate Lincoln's true merit.
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.
W.H. Auden's The Unknown Citizen is an ironic take on the Unknown Soldier, whose monument represents all those anonymous victims of war. It praises and mocks a model citizen. Who is free and happy?
A step by step detailed guide on how to introduce yourself in Japanese using a Jikoshoukai. Audio clip included with lots of example sentences.
In "Alone", the speaker repeats the message that as humans we need each other if we're to make it through life. Nobody can make it alone. The soul needs to share with and care for others.
A phenomenon of the Cold War period in U.S. history, "McCarthyism" is a term for allegations made against someone, accusing them of subversion or treachery, without sufficient regard for evidence.
A poem full of drama, powerful language and poetic device, Wind is typical Ted Hughes in that here is described a struggle with nature, a battle with the elements. Six stanzas of tense physicality.
A new series of essays to support you with your homework at school. They are based on my experience working at schools in the UK. Part 1 covers the popular topic of describing your own family.
Overcoming fierce racial discrimination, Hugh Mulzac became the first African American to command a Liberty Ship in World War II.
The Tudors are one of England's most notorious and fascinating royal dynasties. The recent TV show took some enormous liberties with the facts of their lives. Find out some interesting, and real, facts about the Tudors.
In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the images of light and dark are one of the most constant visual motifs throughout the play. Characters, such as Benvolio, Juliet, and Romeo, who exhibit goodness, innocence, and love are often seen either giving...
China's 1st emperor, Qin Shihuang, accomplished staggering feats, from uniting the warring states to building the Great Wall. However, he could be draconian. Here are his top achievements and faults.
People want to say that Christianity and Paganism are separate, but in fact they are much the same. Read about the pagan elements and traditions of Christianity here.
U.S. destroyer Johnston will go down in the annals of history for taking on destroyers, cruisers and battleships during WW2.
Find the list of great women achievers from history. All these women are from different fields and did extraordinary in their life and times.
Iranians pack the streets for the revolution, shoulder to shoulder. You could see nothing but a sea of people for miles!
Downton Abbey portrays a grand house with many servants, but what was life really like for a typical Victorian servant? Maids of all work were often the only servant and had to do all the work!
The speaker in this Robert Frost poem muses on the connection between the natural world and the human world, as Frost's speakers often do.
We've all heard quotes from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, but have you ever stopped to wonder what they mean? Here are 10 life lessons from Alice in Wonderland.
Some of the most notorious pirates in history were, in fact, women. Discover the early lady pirates of the seven seas and just how fearsome they were!
A discussion of the "Do unto others" Bible verse. Matthew 7:12: "In everything, do unto others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets." The Golden Rule Bible verse. Love your neighbor as yourself bible verse.
Different example texts in German of about 200 words you can use straight away and for free. With English translations to help you understand, and some handy vocabulary lists to save you some time!
The theme of madness defines Shakespeare's "Hamlet." While many characters display symptoms of madness, madness or mental illness are most readily apparent in Hamlet and Ophelia.
Black Outlaws and Cowboys of the old west you might be saying with wonderment and head scratching! “Why that’s an oxymoron! I’ve never heard of such a thing!”. Well Read On And Enlighten Yourself!
The story of Frances Wills, Harriet Pickens, and Mildred McAfee–Three pioneering female officers who helped integrate the US Navy.
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.
John Charles Fremont was a great explorer but a poor Civil War general. His attempts to evade being replaced required Lincoln to take extraordinary measures to fire him.
The Soviet Union formed three regiments of women pilots. One of them, the 588th Regiment of night bombers, struck such fear into the enemy, the Germans called them Nachthexen, “Night Witches”.
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, and sparked European integration, ethnic wars, Russian economic collapse, the end of Apartheid and blood shed in Congo.
From man's earliest use of language, birds have inspired imagery, slang, symbols and surnames. Explore feathered figures of speech and flights of fancy -- and learn the origins of some common names.
Arizona's state seal features a miner for good reason. Hard rock gold mining, placer gold prospecting, and gold as a byproduct of copper mining have yielded huge treasure for the state.
Fertility symbols and fertility rituals are present in many cultures and faiths. Hinduism makes extensive use of fertility symbols and fertility rituals in religious practices.
Albert Einstein wrote and spoke extensively about God and religion. What you think you know about his beliefs may not be true. What did he really believe and why?
Maria Marten was a young woman living in Suffolk in eastern England who had the misfortune to fall in love with a wastrel.
Learn what itikaf is, when it is observed, the conditions of itikaf, what nullifies itikaf, and much more.
Pat Mora is a leader in the field of Hispanic poetry. Her poem A Voice tells of a mother who was not allowed to speak English at home yet who overcame her fears to find a voice and new freedom.
They've been called a "fringe" religion, even a cult. But are they? Find out what SDA’s really believe and how they differ from mainstream Protestants.
Shotguns were used in World War 1, but they were rare and usually single- or double-barrel break-action shotguns. The Americans brought a whole new meaning to military shotguns.
The differences between British and American English are reflected primarily in the use of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. This hub relates experience with Brits and British English.
Do we know for sure that consciousness originates in our brain? If not, then maybe we can have conscious thoughts, experiences, and feelings after our death. Scientists have been studying these issues for years.
'How all occasions do inform against me' [Act 4 Scene 4 Audiences can access Hamlet's thoughts, emotions and feelings via a soliloquy. Here, Hamlet feels lost; defeated; a failure, and he cannot understand why. He has tried to do the right thing; yet nothing has gone right for him. He is disgusted with himself; contemptous of his own weak inadequacy and fearful failings. We learn about Hamlet's confused emotional state; his depression and guilt.
An overview and analysis of the second tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," "The Miller's Tale," and a focus on narrative point of view, characterization, theme, symbolism, and allusion.
History is littered with really bad weapons that have actually been taken into battle. Despite the mortal danger that these design flaws pose, there is something humorous about their Wile E. Coyote nature. Here are 10 of my absolute favorites.
The Beast in the Jungle, by Henry James is a poignant story about a man who is expecting a great event that never happens. He wastes his entire life awaiting this, and misses out on life as a result.
This is a research based examination seeking the correct form or use between the contested terms "buck naked" and "butt naked." Research from the OED, academic debate, and a general academic search. Reasonable arguments and even some humor peppered in.
Buddha’s 'Eightfold Path” is still relevant today. This ancient guide to living can bring you happiness, success, and personal fulfillment.
The Bible covers many different eating customs. There are some interesting things concerning eating in the Bible. Most people don't recognize the eating motifs as customs.
Have you ever seen people in church minister in dance with flags and banners? This type of worship does have a biblical foundation. ~Arletia Mayfield, The Prophetic Scribe ~
Winston Churchill was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Despite a privileged upbringing, he was a low achiever at school and had a rocky military and political career.
The sound of camp gear clanging as the horses thunder along becomes a melancholy image that pulls together this ballad as it sadly concludes in heartache.
This article provides an analysis of the historiography and historical trends concerning the Indian nationalist movement (Twentieth-Century)
The Puritans fled England to escape religious persecution, but were the Puritan colonies in the Americas bastions of religious tolerance and freedom of thought?
The scripture does not support the argument that the church is the "Bride of Christ." What the scripture says, and why it's important.
Have you ever considered shagging lessons? Did you ever ask your teacher for a rubber? The differences between American English and British English can be quite funny!
A simple explanation of the difference between the two often-misused words "percent" and "percentage" and when you should and shouldn't use them.
Gas, guns and grenades weren't the only weapons in World War 1. Find out why sometimes primitive clubs, knives and daggers were more effective.
Everybody knows the United States of America. But where do the names of all the states come from? The aim of this page is to chart the origins and meanings of the names of all 50 States of the Union.
Children’s literature offers a wonderful mixture of magic and reality. This article aims to explore child development theories through the lens of James and the Giant Peach.
The Barcelona Pavilion, Mies van der Rohe's iconic work of modern architecture, is a unique perceptual experience shaped using techniques such as symmetry, staging, and reflectivity.
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.
Flower design has existed for thousands of years, and like all other art movements, it has evolved and changed with time, cultures, and materials.
The poem, a sonnet, is a tribute to a small falcon, the kestrel, a master of flight. Hopkins uses sprung rhythm and full rhyme to create a work of beauty and religious awe for the reader.
Paul Laurence Dunbar and James Weldon Johnson, both celebrated African-American poets, wrote poems using “Negro Dialect,” but for different reasons.
Imhotep was one of the greats of Ancient Egypt, but his tomb has never been found. Will Imhotep's lost tomb, mummy and rich treasure ever be found at Saqqara?
Facts about Sacagawea and the Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery. All about an inspiring young Native American Indian woman.
William Shakespeare. Called the greatest writer of the English language that there has ever been, but slated by critics in his own time. Twelve facts that you might not have known about Shakespeare.
Learn more about the trends and evolution of art in the twentieth century from Matisse and Picasso to Lichtenstein and Warhol!
The speaker in Frost's poem is of two minds; whether to stay and watch the lovely woods fill with snow or keep his promises and move on. His confused horse shakes the harness bells. Move on? Or what?
A short poem all about poetry and how we, as readers, should approach a poem. Is it to be tied up in a confessional chair, beaten? Or is a poem like a hive,built from light, full of hidden sweetness?
Analysis of the sources used to create and craft Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?"
The scorpion sting the mother received on a dark, rainy night attracts many people, all out to heal her pain. Will the superstitious triumph over the rational? A child watches as the story unfolds.
Do you know how to use the word "myself?" Incorrect use of "myself" will not be tolerated...by me, myself or I!
Character, thematic, and social analysis of A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams. This play has several intriguing themes, which I will discuss. Thank you for reading!
A man sits eating poetry in a library. He's never been happier. The librarian is concerned. Why is that man consuming verse? And much worse, he's now turning into a dog and licking her hand. Surreal.
Metal artworks and sculptures may have been produced for centuries, but today, works of art made from metal and other alloys are not only used for adornment, but for décor and ornamentation too...
This is an analytical essay that examines the racial issues in Shakespeare's play, "Othello." The play ponders whether race is a social fabrication or an innate ugliness of human nature.
This is a short history of Imperial measurements and shipping in the American Colonies. The page also explains barrels, hogsheads, kilderkins, and other wooden casks.
Why did polio live among humans for thousands of years with few cases of paralysis, then change and cripple or kill thousands each year?
I Corinthians 13:4-8 - Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record...
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.
DNA and other evidence have connected the Indigenous Peoples of all the nations in sub-polar regions around the Arctic Circle, as of 2011. See what this means in this article.
The history of the Vietnam War often gets boiled down to who won and who lost. Although it's a very complex subject, this article tries to answer a basic question from the U.S. point of view.
The Myths and Legends of Robbers Cave: A tale of Jesse James explores both the history of Robbers Cave and the people associated with it. This article covers its early days as an outlaw hideout, the Robbers Cave experiment, and the cave's modern use.
What is Morse Code? Is it still used today? Find out who is credited for inventing morse code and the importance of it.
40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame conquered half the world despite his debilitating injuries. However, he is largely forgotten in popular history.
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.