Julius Caesar Tragedy

1.) The great philosopher Aristotle makes the distinction between comedy andtragedy. Aristotle defines tragedy as a tragic character falling from a highplace in society due to a flaw they possess and provides an insight into humanexistence. He defines comedy as any story that begins in adversity and ends inoptimism. Shakespeare offers his own six elements […]

The Hobit

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is set in a fantasy world that has differences, as well as similarities, to our own world. The author has created the novel’s world, Middle Earth, not only by using imagination, but by also adding details from the modern world. Realistic elements in the book enable readers to relate to […]

Oedipus the King

Oedipus is a man of accepting his responsibilities and acting on them. Being a man of action, accepts his responsibility of a son and leaves home attempting to avoid his faith which consists of the murder of his father and marriage to his mother. As king he accepts his responsibility of the uncovering of the […]

Amedeo Avogadro

Amedeo Avogadro Italian physicist who originated thehypothesis that the equal volumes of all gasses, under thesame pressure and temperature conditions, contain thesame number of molecules. Avogadro made this hypothesisin 1811. It has since been fully proven and is now known asAvogadros law. Avogadro was born in Turin, Italy, an August 9th,1776, to an artistic family. […]

Gas Price Elasticity

Gas Price ElasticityThe Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy began tracking weekly gasoline prices in 1990 by means of a survey of 800 service stations around the country. The average retail price for unleaded gasoline posted its fourth record high during the week of June 12, 2000, increasing 5 cents a gallon to […]

Ancient Babylonia

When studying Ancient Babylonia it is notably important to look at these factors: daily life, religion, people, society, government and economy so we can determine the development of the civilization and how it is similar to the way we live today. The Babylonian Empire is unique because their government was run by a law known […]

The Rich Man

The Rich ManFranklin P. Adams is one of the less known American modern poets. His poems, like the poems of many other 20th century American poets, comment the society after the industrial revolution. Adams poem, The Rich Man, concentrates on the class division between the rich and the poor. Furthermore it satirizes the old view […]

War of the Roses

Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding is a novel that is identical to a soap opera. This book deals with everything from treachery to lust to deceit. He writes about a man and womans love for one another and that nothing can stand in their way. Class separates them and they will not let that stop […]

Nuclear Power: Cons

In our society, nuclear energy has become one of the most criticizedforms of energy by the environmentalists. Thus, a look at nuclear energyand the environment and its impact on economic growth. Lewis Munford, an analyst, once wrote, “Too much energy is as fatal astoo little, hence the regulation of energy input and output not itsunlimited […]

Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

If taxation without representation could rally the colonists against the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates might be cause for populist revolt in our own day. Federal Reserve monetary policy also has severe social burdens, measured by huge changes in aggregate output, income, and employment. The imperious Fed, much like the […]