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  • 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.

    Is It "Buck Naked" or "Butt Naked?"

    Is It "Buck Naked" or "Butt Naked?"

    by Shadesbreath66

  • Elizabeth Bishop's poem begins with a critical outburst of disgust at the dirty little filling station but ends in relief and love, a sort of redemption being reached. With day to day language, keen observation and an eye for detail the speaker absorbs the working scene, declares a sense of wonder

    Analysis of Poem "Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop

    Analysis of Poem "Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • How a book is printed and distributed can affect its sales, marketability and usability. Discover the most common types of book binding, as well as pros and cons of each for self publishing.

    Types of Book Binding

    Types of Book Binding

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • In the Italy of the 12th century beautiful aristocratic women were usually the pawns of powerful men. Sometimes they took their revenge. This tragic love story of Paulo and Francesca shows how a cruelly duped woman took the man she truly loved and paid for her love with her life.

    Paolo and Francesca—The Love Story That Inspired Rodin's 'The Kiss'

    Paolo and Francesca—The Love Story That Inspired Rodin's 'The Kiss'

    by Angie Jardine14

  • Beowulf is one of Western literature's greatest heroic epics. But who wrote Beowulf?

    Who Wrote Beowulf?

    Who Wrote Beowulf?

    by Josh Wilmoth6

  • Dickinson lived a rather reclusive life. She guarded her privacy. In her poetry canon, she often creates little poetic dramas exploring the great joy her solitude created for her.

    Emily Dickinson's "I cannot dance upon my Toes"

    Emily Dickinson's "I cannot dance upon my Toes"

    by Linda Sue Grimes3

  • 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.

    Analysis of Poem "A Blessing" by James Wright

    Analysis of Poem "A Blessing" by James Wright

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • 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

  • 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.

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    by Eric Standridge26

  • Kim Addonizio's poem is sharp and provocative and concentrates on a red dress, a metaphor for independence and feminine expression. In simple, direct language What Do Women Want? conveys a hard truth.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "What Do Women Want? by Kim Addonizio

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • 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 Rafiq32

  • At The Bomb Testing Site is an anti-war poem that has no mention of war or politics. Instead it focuses on a lizard and builds a quiet suspense as this cold blooded creature prepares for what could be an atomic blast. Stafford's poem, a symbolic waiting game, leaves the reader wondering what's next

    Analysis of Poem "At The Bomb Testing Site" by William Stafford

    Analysis of Poem "At The Bomb Testing Site" by William Stafford

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The famous Philippine fable, Ibong Adarna in English and Filipino / Tagalog versions are here. If you're looking for the summary and the characters, I've included them, too. I love this mythical story! Cheers for fairytale lovers!

    Ibong Adarna: Summary English and Tagalog Versions

    Ibong Adarna: Summary English and Tagalog Versions

    by twentyfive96

  • Full analysis of Byzantium, Yeats's great mystical poem. This poem's theme is that of the creative human soul and the spiritual struggle for purification. Eternity lies in perfecting Art. Based in Yeats's dream city Byzantium, where divine art, golden imagery and symbols create a unity of being.

    Analysis of the Poem Byzantium by W.B.Yeats

    Analysis of the Poem Byzantium by W.B.Yeats

    by Andrew Spacey4

  • 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

  • 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...

    John Logie Baird: The Man Who Invented Television

    John Logie Baird: The Man Who Invented Television

    by Amanda Littlejohn13

  • Dickinson's "There is a word" features one of the poet's many poems that may qualify as riddles. She keeps the reader guessing until the end when she finally reveals the "word" that "bears a sword."

    Emily Dickinson's "There Is a Word"

    Emily Dickinson's "There Is a Word"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Architects are in most cases not interested to design economical buildings for their clients. When you've plans to build a home for yourself, you should know some of the basics for cheap building.

    How Much Will It Cost to Build Your New House?

    How Much Will It Cost to Build Your New House?

    by Buildreps4

  • 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.

    William Shakespeare's Love Sonnets: Summary and Guide

    William Shakespeare's Love Sonnets: Summary and Guide

    by Andrew Spacey12

  • The history and legacy of the Mongolian Emperor, Temujin (Genghis Khan). A list of 40 facts about his life, death, deeds, and how he became one of the famous, successful, enduring leaders of all time.

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    by Thomas Swan32

  • Intro: Athens is one of the best known cities of the ancient world. With a rich culture and a legendary legacy it is one of the best known cities of the ancient world. The Athenians endured famine, plague, wars, and the destruction of their city but...

    The Golden Age of Athens

    The Golden Age of Athens

    by Anonemuss23

  • 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 Goodman77

  • 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 anza13

  • The pagan tribes who authored the epic Beowulf and the characters within the story have a unique culture. There are four major parts of Anglo Saxon and Germanic culture that is vital to understanding Beowulf. Anyone looking to analyze the epic must first understand Bards, paganism, the warrior king culture and Anglo Saxon Christianization to form a complete analysis of Beowulf.

    Anglo-Saxon and Germanic Culture: The Historical Setting in Beowulf

    Anglo-Saxon and Germanic Culture: The Historical Setting in Beowulf

    by Ryan Buda3

  • Carl Sandburg, inspired by a book of Japanese haiku, wrote this little poem whilst passing near Chicago harbor. Fog is one of his best-known short poems. It captures the silent mystery of the cat.

    Analysis of "Fog" by Carl Sandburg

    Analysis of "Fog" by Carl Sandburg

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • An examination of religion in modern Japan, including sociological analysis of ideological conflicts, a short history of Japanese religion and modernization, and speculation on future societal changes

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    by Alisha Adkins26

  • Dylan Thomas created a speaker to beg his father to rail against death in "Do Not Go Gentle"; in this poem, the poet's speaker dramatizes the truth that death cannot conquer the soul.

    Dylan Thomas'

    Dylan Thomas' "And Death Shall Have No Dominion"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • There are a number of deadly mythological creatures from different cultures around the world. Many of these monsters are the stuff of our worst nightmares. Let's have a look at 20 of the strangest and most dangerous mythological monsters.

    The 20  Most Dangerous Monsters and Mythological Creatures

    The 20 Most Dangerous Monsters and Mythological Creatures

    by Sudhir8

  • Elinor Wylie's Wild Peaches is a series of four traditional rhyming sonnets that convey the dreamy mind of the speaker as she contemplates escaping an upside down world with her male companion. But is she convinced that a good life can be had out in the wilds? Musical lines carry subtle imagery.

    Analysis of Poem "Wild Peaches" by Elinor Wylie

    Analysis of Poem "Wild Peaches" by Elinor Wylie

    by Andrew Spacey4

  • This article explores the arguments for and against the idea that Charles Bukowski was a misogynist. It includes an assessment of Bukowski's background, criticism of his novel, Women, and the infamous kicking incident filmed during a Barbet Schroeder interview.

    Was Charles Bukowski a Misogynist?

    Was Charles Bukowski a Misogynist?

    by Paul Goodman17

  • English grammar can be difficult and confusing at times, even for native speakers. Learn more about classifying sentences to improve your speaking and writing skills.

    English Grammar: Classifying Sentences

    English Grammar: Classifying Sentences

    by L Sarhan4

  • Robert Frost's "A Girl's Garden" dramatizes a little story often told by the speaker's neighbor, who enjoys telling her little tale about growing and nurturing a garden when she was just a girl.

    Robert Frost's "A Girl's Garden"

    Robert Frost's "A Girl's Garden"

    by Linda Sue Grimes4

  • During the 1800s, Oklahoma was a wild and rugged place, full of outlaws and almost devoid of law. These treasure tales from Oklahoma tell the story of a number of outlaw treasure gained and then lost again. Somewhere in the heart of Oklahoma lies several million dollars of buried loot.

    Three Fascinating Tales of Buried Treasure in Oklahoma

    Three Fascinating Tales of Buried Treasure in Oklahoma

    by Eric Standridge4

  • 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

  • what wash days were like sixty years ago before there were such things as automatic washing machines. Read this first hand account of what it was like in a working class home in Britain on wash day.

    Working Class Life in the 1940s - Wash Day

    Working Class Life in the 1940s - Wash Day

    by maggs22458

  • This is a discussion about the most well known of the Mughal rulers and compares each one's varying degrees of religious tolerance.

    Religious Toleration in Mughal India

    Religious Toleration in Mughal India

    by Beverly Hollinhead7

  • This article suggests a list of the 20 best paintings of modern art. Biographies for the artists are provided as well as photos of their paintings. The different styles of modern art are also explained: Expressionism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Pop Art, Dada, Futurism, post-Impressionism and Fauvism.

    20 Greatest Paintings of Modern Art

    20 Greatest Paintings of Modern Art

    by Kelley Marks7

  • 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?

    50 Cat Idioms and Phrases

    50 Cat Idioms and Phrases

    by Ben Reed16

  • An in-depth article on the question regarding who is the hero of Milton's "Paradise Lost." The article takes into account multiple critical approaches to reach a final verdict.

    Who Is the Hero of

    Who Is the Hero of "Paradise Lost"?

    by Monami3

  • Amelia Dyer, Victorian baby farmer, Ogress of Reading, and candidate to be Jill the Ripper, killed over 400 children to become one of the world’s worst serial killers.

    Amelia Dyer: The Victorian Baby Farmer

    Amelia Dyer: The Victorian Baby Farmer

    by Ann Carney3

  • 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

  • Similes are used everyday in languages. Here is a complete list of similes to use.

    List of Simile Sentences

    List of Simile Sentences

    by Clive Williams25

  • The Brummie accent is one of many regional accents spoken within the UK. There are millions of speakers, and yet little is known of it outside of Birmingham.

    A Guide to the Brummie Accent and Slang

    A Guide to the Brummie Accent and Slang

    by James Kenny4

  • Robert Frost's Dust of Snow focuses on the most trivial event - a crow in a tree sending snow particles down onto an unhappy speaker. What is special is the way the bird does it, completely changing the mood. Frost uses ambiguous stressed keywords, rhyme, enjambment and symbolism. Nature helping man

    Analysis of Poem Dust of Snow by Robert Frost

    Analysis of Poem Dust of Snow by Robert Frost

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • 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 McKnight12

  • When Marie Howe's young brother died of AIDS complications, she wrote What the Living Do as a life-affirming poem. Despite the trivial day-to-day things we do, wanting more life, remembrance is vital.

    Analysis of "What the Living Do" by Marie Howe

    Analysis of "What the Living Do" by Marie Howe

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • 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

  • Learn more about the types of nouns in English grammar. Increase your understanding with instructional videos and interactive quizzes on nouns.

    English Grammar: Types of Nouns

    English Grammar: Types of Nouns

    by L Sarhan10

  • Young is Anne Sexton's early look back to her own adolescence, a time when her relationship with parents and the wider world was changing. Between childhood and adulthood; figuratively imagined.

    Analysis of Poem "Young" by Anne Sexton

    Analysis of Poem "Young" by Anne Sexton

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Life was hard for soldiers and conscientious objectors alike during World War 1. Find out why men became "Conchies" and how they were treated.

    Conscientious Objectors During WW1

    Conscientious Objectors During WW1

    by Judi Brown35

  • Seamus Heaney's Storm On The Island is a monologue poem in blank verse. The speaker describes how life is shaped by the storm, how the architecture withstands such forces. With powerful language and imagery.Some think the poem a metaphor for the historical troubles on the island of Ireland.

    Analysis of the Poem

    Analysis of the Poem "Storm on the Island" by Seamus Heaney

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Early American pottery was not made for decorative purposes, but rather, were created for functional everyday-use objects in the home environment. They lacked finesse and style, neither did they have any known value.

    Early American Pottery (18th to 19th Century Ceramic Ware)

    Early American Pottery (18th to 19th Century Ceramic Ware)

    by artsofthetimes2

  • The Great Charter of liberties, the Magna Carta, was approved by King John, one of England's most notorious tyrants. This document would later shape the development of western constitutional liberty.

    Why is Magna Carta so Important?

    Why is Magna Carta so Important?

    by William R Bowen Jr7

  • “If, then, you sometimes fall, do not lose heart, or cease striving to make progress, for even out of your fall God will bring good, just as a man selling an antidote will drink poison before he takes it in order to prove its power.” ~ St....

    Summary of St. Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle

    Summary of St. Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle

    by Jenna Ditsch16

  • 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.

    10 Famous Stone and Rock Indian Sculptures

    10 Famous Stone and Rock Indian Sculptures

    by srsddn15

  • Follow these quick and easy tips to make your sentences sound more professional and well-written. Anyone can follow these tips to be a better writer.

    5 Easy Tips to Write Better Sentences

    5 Easy Tips to Write Better Sentences

    by Virginia Kearney13

  • The pope is supposed to be the man closest to God but what have we here? A history of debauchery, blood lust, unholy fornication, jealousy, murder, and nihilism? These men could compete and win as the world's biggest sleezemongers on any reality TV show.

    Popes Gone Wild: What the Catholic Church Would Rather You Forget

    Popes Gone Wild: What the Catholic Church Would Rather You Forget

    by Theophanes Avery121

  • 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 Marla23

  • We take it for granted that we can look out of our homes through glass windows and walk in and out through lockable doors. But when were the first windows made? Have we always had doors? Find out now!

    Who Invented Windows and Doors?

    Who Invented Windows and Doors?

    by Amanda Littlejohn8

  • Frost's blank verse poem explores the nature of reality and idealism using the symbolism of birch trees, a boy and an ice-storm. Acute observation, memory and imaginative thinking under tight control.

    Analysis of Poem Birches by Robert Frost

    Analysis of Poem Birches by Robert Frost

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • A definition for what is style in English Literature and why it is important. This article also provides quotes from authors about style in literature and information about the basic elements of literary style.

    What Is Style in English Literature?

    What Is Style in English Literature?

    by Lisa7

  • A description of the flags used by pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy. Symbols commonly seen on these flags are explained, and examples of flags flown by famous pirate captains are shown.

    Famous Pirate Flags

    Famous Pirate Flags

    by Glen Nunes22

  • 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!

    Free German Essay on My Holidays: Meine Ferien

    Free German Essay on My Holidays: Meine Ferien

    by bongawonga11

  • 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 McKeown8

  • It may surprise many people to learn that most Cajuns under the age of 50 don't speak French; even those who do don't usually speak it as their first language. However, almost all of us grow up speaking some French, and our vocabulary is full of...

    How to Speak Cajun English (Or at Least Understand It)

    How to Speak Cajun English (Or at Least Understand It)

    by ckadyarc69

  • Thomas More's Utopia was humanism in renaissance literature. How much was More influenced by the Renaissance? Like other humanists in the Renaissance, he looked to the future influenced by the past.

    Thomas More Utopia—Humanism in the Renaissance

    Thomas More Utopia—Humanism in the Renaissance

    by Jools Hogg13

  • 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 ajbarnett44

  • 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 Shadesbreath116

  • 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

  • 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.

    History of the Gypsies

    History of the Gypsies

    by James A Watkins414

  • There are few couples in the history of America who have had as beautiful and influential a marriage as that of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards. He is still renowned as one of the foremost theologians and preachers of his day, and widely respected as a...

    The Life of Sarah Edwards

    The Life of Sarah Edwards

    by collegatariat8

  • The Salem witch trials have fascinated historians for centuries, largely because of their bizarre nature and the great uncertainty that surrounds them. One of the most intensely debated topics is the question of why the girls began to accuse seemingly random townspeople of witchcraft. However, there is little evidence to support any theory, and consequently historians are forced to rely heavily on speculation. Many, including author and scientist Linnda Caporael, have found the traditional theor

    What Caused the Salem Witch Trials?

    What Caused the Salem Witch Trials?

    by Josh Wilmoth37

  • Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot is a play that presents conflict between living by religious and spiritual beliefs, and living by an existential philosophy, which asserts that it is up to the individual to discover the meaning of life through...

    Existentialism in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

    Existentialism in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

    by Jake Brannen11

  • 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 McKnight14

  • "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

  • Get help writing your Reading Response essay. See this sample paper and tips for how to write your essay.

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    by Virginia Kearney6

  • A history of the Jack O'Lantern explaining the connection to old Samhain, the spirit realm, folklore, and religious attempts to stifle the old ways.

    The Lost History of the Jack O'Lantern

    The Lost History of the Jack O'Lantern

    by Carolyn Emerick11

  • 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

  • In John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Satan is a major figure of the narrative. The poem’s intense focus on his temperament presents a psychological profile of someone with a conflictive personality. Among his fellow fallen angels, he is a...

    Sympathy for the Devil: An Analysis of Satan in Paradise Lost

    Sympathy for the Devil: An Analysis of Satan in Paradise Lost

    by Charles Reis1

  • These are eight Australian and Tasmanian Aboriginals that have made a lasting impression on me with their determination to pursue reconciliation of Aborigines and whites through government, first contact interactions, sports, music, fine arts, writing, and acting.

    Famous Aborigines

    Famous Aborigines

    by Patty Inglish MS67

  • 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

  • Anastasia Romanov was believed to have escaped the brutal killing of her family. Many years later, there was a woman who claimed to have been the true Anastasia. She went by the name Anna Anderson.

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz93

  • 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.

    Differences Between British and American English

    Differences Between British and American English

    by Paul Richard Kuehn161

  • The primary similarities and differences between the geographies, economics, educations, and governments of ancient Spartan and Athens.

    Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens

    by Anonemuss207

  • 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.

    Analysis of Poem "A Voice" by Pat Mora

    Analysis of Poem "A Voice" by Pat Mora

    by Andrew Spacey1

  • 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 Lane6

  • In this lesson, we take a look at what the grammatical function of a noun is. We also take a detailed look at all five functions of a noun, and give simple examples to deepen your understanding.

    Functions of Nouns

    Functions of Nouns

    by myvenn26

  • 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

  • Emily Dickinson's As Imperceptibly As Grief is a subtle and melancholic study of summer passing, as metaphor for life fading away. With varied meter, personification, full rhyme and slant rhyme the language reflects the day ending. Seasons pass, life transitions. Sad but beautiful.

    Analysis of the Poem "As Imperceptibly As Grief" by Emily Dickinson

    Analysis of the Poem "As Imperceptibly As Grief" by Emily Dickinson

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • 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

  • I don't know about you, but I'm completely obsessed with finding out where words come from. The study of word origin is known as 'etymology.'

    10 Words With Interesting Etymologies

    10 Words With Interesting Etymologies

    by Matt Shaw4

  • 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

  • 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

  • One of the most common word usage mistakes in the English language is confusing the words "worse" and "worst." Here's a clear explanation of the difference between these two words, with lots of examples.

    Worse vs. Worst

    Worse vs. Worst

    by Wendy Leanne68

  • The wise ESL and EFL teacher should spend extra time making sure that his or her students understand common words used as homonyms, homophones, and homographs. This can only be done through practice.

    Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs for ESL Students

    Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs for ESL Students

    by Paul Richard Kuehn38

  • This article gives some tips and tricks for how to write a paper, especially a thesis-driven paper. It offers tips for choosing a thesis, research, and citation.

    How to Write an A+ Thesis-Driven Paper

    How to Write an A+ Thesis-Driven Paper

    by K. Nichole0

  • Was the Mongol leader castrated by a princess, killed in battle, or did he fall from his horse and die from pneumonia?

    The Death of Genghis Khan

    The Death of Genghis Khan

    by Thomas Swan1

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