Freedom Of Press

From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England…

Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthmark

Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote a time of great change in America. In the mid-nineteenth century, Americans began to experience a shift in focus from the once stringent religious outlook to a more scientific view of the world and its natural wonders. Americans, however, did look at these new scientific discoveries with much hesitation, questioning their long-term…

The “American Dream” in The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald sees the “American Dream” as something corrupt, and not easy to achieve. The “American Dream” is made up of a long social ladder, and it is often impossible to be accepted at the top of this social ladder. In The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald portrays Gatsby as a good example of the “American…

Robert Frost: Biography and Review

Robert Lee Frost, b. San Francisco, Mar. 26, 1874 d. Boston, Jan. 29, 1963, was one of the leading poets of the 20th-century and a four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost was a poet often associated with rural New England, although his poems could be felt and related to in any region of…

Can They Say That On Television

Yes, they can, and increasingly they do. The days of television being highly regulated, pure and decent may be over. It looks as if the ever-shifting rules governing what’s OK to say on television are made to be broken. The amount of violence, vulgarity, and sexual content that can be found at 8:00 P. M.…

The novel The Great Gatsby

Through the interactions between male and female characters, Fitzgerald depicts a variety of social expectations regarding “typical” male behavior in the 1920’s. In the novel The Great Gatsby, characters such as Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby, George Wilson and Nick Carraway demonstrate behavior that acts to maintain and live up to expectations inherent in society. Through…

The Mexican Population In Kittitas County

Today there are numerous explanations as to the origin andparticulars on why Kittitas County was named this particular name. Throughevidence accumulated by archaeologists, findings of fossils and fragmentsshow that Native Americans were inhabitants in Kittitas Valley almost three-hundred years ago. As early as the 1700’s, the Psch-wan-wap-pams–earlyforerunners of the contemporary Yakima Nation– occupied the entire…

Jay Gatsby: The Dissolution of a Dream

A dream is defined in the Webster’s New World Dictionary as: a fanciful vision of the conscious mind; a fond hope or aspiration; anything so lovely, transitory, etc. as to seem dreamlike. In the beginning pages of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway, the narrator of the story gives us a glimpse…

Human Resource Management in China

The Chinese believe that the Great Dragon ruled the Middle Kingdom of the world for nearly four thousand years. For most of this period China was a great trading nation. Then the dragon fell asleep for two centuries, while China collapsed under the effects of colonialism, until in 1978 Deng Xiao Ping woke the dragon…

Marge Piercys “Barbie Doll” and Dick Schneiders “Youths Progress”

Young versus old. Death versus eternal life. The positive effects of societys pressure versus the negative. Marge Piercys “Barbie Doll” and Dick Schneiders “Youths Progress” are a study in the themes mentioned above. There are many obvious similarities in the chronological structure and irony of the two works. However, the reader will find that there…