Seacole Mary Autobiography

Seacole Mary autobiography Name Institutional Affiliations Date Seacole Mary autobiography Introduction An autobiography is a story of an individual life told by the individual himself which is based on the real-life situation and is either told my word of mouth or through writings (Smith & Watson, 2010). Seacole in her autobiography tells of her love to travel to different places and which she term as an adventure she travel to different places and gain new experiences as she traveled across the many lands. Seacole starts her autobiography with her background and childhood to her marriage then life after the death of her husband and mother, then here reception at the independent...

self-confidence, culture, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes

Name Instructor Course Date The theme of “self-confidence” in “How It Feels to Be Colored Me" and "I, Too."The articles “How It Feels to be Colored Me” by Zora Neale Hurston and “I, Too” by Langston Hughes have numerous and comparative literature aspects where the authors use literal devices such as figurative language and tone to express their views, opinions and attitude about themselves including how they fit in their societies. The two articles widely explore the theme “The Self” in which both authors examine and portray their attitude and feelings about themselves in the society in which they live in. In the articles, self-esteem including how the authors value...

Shame and Guilt

Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Number Date Shame and Guilt “Tartuffe” by Moliere Introduction Tartuffe meaning hypocrisy was written by Moliere a skilled master in the worldly sector of the social elite in Paris during the reign of Louis the fourteen, an era in which personality and dominance in court prevailed. The release of the play Tartuffe brought a lot of controversies in the court and about the king`s tutor and confessor thus resulting in its ban. In this article, I explain and point out the characters and characteristics of the actors featured and how they drew the elements of shame and guilt to their families and themselves. In the play, a reader can predict a...

story that incorporates revenge based on The Count of Monte Cristo

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Subject Date Out of Spite “Life is a storm, my friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when the storm comes.” (IMDB 1) I've seen my cell walls many times, I've also seen the dim sunlight as it enters in through the slits they call windows. I've stopped worrying about time. Here, time is all I have. You'd think I messed it up; in your mind I surely killed a man or raped a child. Let me tell you something, that's not far from the truth. “There are 72,519 stones in my walls, but I haven’t named them yet” (IMDB 1) It was 1987, I had 20 years old. I had recently moved...

Gods in the Iliad

The Gods behavior in the Iliad In this essay, we aim to extract some sense to the Greek gods' behavior using the Iliad as our guide. It is important to note that in classic Greek literature, and poetry, the gods frequently intervened in man's affairs. Throughout the poem, Homer shows how the lives of men, are intertwined with the gods will, as they intervene in their affairs whenever they see fit (Ylmaz 2). These interventions, aimed to protect their favored champions, often changed the turns of the battle, and the human destiny. Upon seeing that, we might think that the Greek gods act whimsically, using men as tools to achieve their earthly goals, and that gods as conceived by Greek...

Man Child in the Promise land by claude brown

Name Professor s Name Course Date Man child promise land Introduction The man-child in the Promised Land was written in the year 1965 and details the autobiography of Claude Brown. It details the account of the coming to the age of the author in an environment characterized by violence and poverty. The plot of the book is Harlem and events take place between the year 1940 and 1950 at the time when the civil rights movement had gained momentum in the society. The book achieved much and went beyond the literary environment bringing into consideration the account of the lives of those who lived in the urban settings. Sonny's Realizations Sonny is depicted in the book as possessing new realization in...

Personal Essay

Name of Student Name of Supervisor Subject Code 25 May 2015 Happiness Introduction Before venturing on the essay with regards to happiness and the scientific audio system, the term happiness needs to be defined first. Happiness is appositive emotion (Slodoba 398). It is a sense of well-being, balancing the core, inner and outer aspects, and your very sense of essence of being or state of existence. It could be short term or long term. The feelings or sensations can be pleasure of the indulgent kind, or higher ones like joy, delight, ecstasy, enthusiasm and even a serene sense of fulfillment and contentment. It is the last which is probably the true worth or sense or value of the term itself....

Reflection on the Law of Contracts

Reflection on the Law of Contracts We enter into deals and sign contracts day in day out. Sitting in a bus amounts to getting into a contract. Putting a coin in a slot of weighing balance is itself a contract. More often than not, we do not realize when we enter into contracts. People who engage in business, commerce, or industry often carry out businesses through getting into contracts. The law of contracts bears a key disparity from other types of laws in that it doesn’t lay down precise duties and rights which the law protects and enforces, but contains many limiting principles from which parties may come up with rights and duties for themselves. It is held that the law of contracts gives the...

Great Gatsby

Name of Student Name of Supervisor Subject Code 26 May 2015 Great Gatsby The masterpiece of F. Scott Fitzgerald Great Gatsby (1925) sliced out the drastically changed America in the early phase of 1920s also known as ‘roaring twenties'. The economy along with society and culture underwent some significant changes that redefined the importance of United States in the worldwide scenario. Money started blooming all around. Entertainment got a new definition with jazz music. Women won their long battle for suffrage. Moreover, technology in terms of telephone, television, automobiles and others changed the pattern of lifestyle. America became more urban-centric with maximum citizens living in...

In 1000 words address the question: “Did J.M. Turner’s painting style influence Claude Monet?”

Name Lecturer Course Date Influences of J.M. Turner’s Painting Styles on Claude Monet Painting is an art that has gone a very long history. In the history of humanity, there is a long list of personalities who have played a significant role in the invention, innovation and improvement and development of the art of painting. Whenever a painter comes up with a new idea, it is adopted by subsequent artists who adopt and use it in their artworks. This paper analyzes how Joseph Mallord Turner’s paintings influenced Claude Monet. It does this by focusing on and using examples to illustrate, the painting styles and techniques used by each of these artists. It is true that Turner had a great...