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American beauty and virgin suicides comparison

Reality. Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary defines reality as “something that is neither derivative nor dependent but exists necessarily.” But what is real by today’s standards? Does what appears to be normal equal reality? By looking at two different films it seems that the old cliche stands correct. Things aren’t as they appear. American Beauty and […]

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Allegory of American Pie by Don McLean

A Piece of the “Pie” Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the 60s. But Woodstock has come to […]

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American dream and gatsby

The Great Gatsby and the American Dream Everyone wants to be successful in life, but most often people take the wrong ways to get there. In the 1920’s the American Dream was something that everyone struggled to have. A spouse, children, money, a big house and a car meant that someone had succeeded in life. […]

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Great Gatsby: Fitzgerald’s Criticism of The American Dream

Great Gatsby: Fitzgerald’s Criticism of The American Dream The American Dream, as it arose in the Colonial period and developed in the nineteenth century, was based on the assumption that each person, no matter what his origins, could succeed in life on the sole basis of his or her own skill and effort. The dream […]

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Allegory of American Pie by Do

A Piece of the “Pie” Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the 60s. But Woodstock has come to […]

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The Future of the American Government

Introduction In Noam Chomsky’s famous speech of 1970 on the various future possibilities for the US government, he cited the possibility of achieving a libertarian socialist society in the United States of America. This, he said, could be achieved only by a popular revolutionary movement, rooted in the wide strata of the population and committed […]

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Southern Land in Afro-American Literature

African-American literature is a significant part of American cultural heritage. Literary works which belong to writers of African origin are bright representatives of rich and vivid culture, based on oral tradition and full of mournful stories and sorrows of the enslaved nation. African American literature depicts life of Afro-American community in the United States of […]

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

The book “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave” is an autobiography that talks about human civil rights. The narrative is a real life story of the writer, and it was published in 1845 after the writer had managed to escape from slavery. Frederick Douglass was born in Maryland, where the story […]

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Comparing “Salvation” By: Langston Hughes and “American History” By: Judith Ortiz Cofer

Despite the age, sex, nationality, and religion, humanity always has the same eternal problems. Whatever means we use to fight them, they were, are, and will exist until people live on the earth. For some of people, it is triviality, and they do not pay attention to it, while others try to facilitate a life […]

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Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping American Politics

On the American political agenda, few issues are more divisive and more complex than immigration. The current policies and practices have no shortage of problems, from the large number of illegal immigrants living in the country to the delays and difficulties that confront many illegal immigrants in the United States. Immigration is an issue of […]

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American Literature Prior to Civil War

Forum 2 Though being evident that Columbus was not the founder and one who discovered the World, 1492, the moment when he landed in this New World proved significant: it brought in an eminent era of vast, unprecedented European exploration including the settlement of the Americas. During this age, most European explorers started searching for […]

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American WAVES

The American WAVES came into existence on July 30, 1942, and they became enjoined as a division of the American Navy, in the course of the World War II. The American WAVES were enrolled entirely of women. The WAVES was just an acronym of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. The incorporation of the […]

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The Huddled Masses, the Immigrant in American Society

The assignment is based on the analysis of the book The Huddled Masses, the Immigrant in American Society, 1880-1921 which is authored by Alen M. Kraut who is a scholar of ethnic and immigration history. Kraut emphasized on the experience of immigrants on how they were affected by entertainment, education and how they would gain […]

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The Color of Water and American Born Chinese

Being American to Jin meant being able to speak English or the language of the people and not speaking Chinese when in America. In the book, American born Chinese, Jin tells the new Chinese boy Wei-Chen Sun, in school to speak Chinese because he is in America (Gene Yuang) 37. It also meant not having […]

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Women freedom in American History

History shows that women have made a lot of effort and struggle in fighting for equality and the right to exercise voting (women’s suffrage) and equality in the work place and in acquiring education. Still today gender biasness continues to form large barriers for many women around the globe especially the poor, the black women […]

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Unmarried and Single Parent African American Women in the US

According to the US Census Bureau report of the year 2010, the total of American population was 301,237,703 (US Census Bureau, 2010). African Americans account for 12.7 percent of the American population (approximately 30 million people). In the year 2000, African Americans accounted for 14.8 percent of the American population. Many African Americans live in […]

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American Bell Laboratories

Bell laboratories is a company in the telecommunications industry. It has done several innovations which have created success in the modern communication industry in the global market.

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The American Revolutionary War In APA format

According to Carp, historians consider that the American Revolutionary War, except for the Vietnam War,  was the longest war Americans ever fought and considered a complex event in that it contained many different wars. It was, first, a war for national independence where colonies have successfully rebelled against an imperial power.

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American Imperialism Argumentative

During the 19th century, the United States’ imperialism era has reached one of the strongest points in the history. American imperialism was carried out through a system of policies seeking to extend control over foreign territories.

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American life after 10 years

Within a decade, statements like above, will be a true reflection of the latest happenings in the life style of human beings. While Biotechnology, space research, information technology and the internet are changing the human lives to an unprecedented extent, human greed is also causing devastation to the biggest natural gift to us, our well […]

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The Of The American Dream As It

The character of Jay Gatsby is one of the most fascinating of those in American literature. His persona is one of a self-created socialite – his money came from criminal exploits, and his motivation was the love of a single woman, “Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, […]

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American Culture

Though many readers would likely find few obvious similarities between “The Scarlet Letter,” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” the similarities between the two novels’ central characters, although complex and difficult to pin-down, are many.

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