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Great Gatsby Symbols The Great Gatsby is considered a masterpiece full of controversy about the 1920’s life style. Fitzgerald uses symbolism to express in a more detailed way this life style of carelessness and corruption. These symbols are shown through out the characters’ actions and thoughts as well as in the setting created by the author’s imagination to stress a…

Human Rights On December tenth 1948 in the Palis de Chaillot in Paris, the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The document is made up of thirty articles which deal with a series of basic human rights and duties. It follows the premise that ” the declaration is a common standard of achievement for all…

Legalizing Drugs Lindsey Greene English 102 September 23, 2001 “Drugs- something and often an illegal substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness.” – Merriam-Webster Dictionary Just close your eyes for a minute and picture what the world would be like if drugs were legal. Would you be for it or against it? Just think, you could…

The Man Of A Million Faces The Man of a Million Faces Jim Carrey is a man who excels at the field of comedy and acting. The reason that he excels is that he is very down to earth, his personality personifies how a lot of teenagers act and feel today, and he is extremely popular. James Eugene Carrey seems…

Greatest Downfall By Mark Twain Mark Twain is one of the greatest humorists and writers that the world has ever seen. Mark Twain had a natural ability to portray the lives of real people and also add a humorous twist to their lives. As most people know, Mark Twains real name was Samuel Clemens. Samuel Clemens, despite his fame from…

The Stroop Phenomenon Introduction The stroop phenomenon is a way of measuring how automatic or intentional some well practised tasks are and how we respond in conflict situations. This phenomenon also measures individual distinctions, originality and cognitive flexibility. The two aspects of cognitive development that are demonstrated by the stroop task are naming response and counting response. When two responses…

Lord Of The Flies Essay – What Evil Lurks In The Heart Of Jack? By Sean Rioux The novel Lord of the flies by William Golding presents and defends a theme that human nature is essential evil, and that a person removed from society will be allowed to let their evil instincts to manifest themselves as the person becomes increasingly…

Corey Giordano History 6/16/98 Per.3 FINAL According to a famous quote People do not shape destiny, destiny shapes the person of the hour. There are three people I feel had something happen to them which made them the man of the hour. These men are Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, and Richard Nixon, all presidents of the United States. Ronald…

Chinas Growing Economy After North America, Europe, and Japan, the area of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong “is a fourth growth pole in the world economy” (Jue 108) which in 1994 was expected to double in size by 2002. Today, the growth rate is still on track to fulfill that prediction. Recent Chinese economic policies have shot the country into…

Marcus Opellius Macrinus Marcus Opellius Macrinus, otherwise known as Macrinus, was born in Caesarea, a town in Mauretania, in approximately 164 AD. He lived in a middle class family and studied law, in his younger years Rome was under the rule of Severus. When he was older and Rome was under the rule of Caracalla, Caracalla made Macrinus the legal…