The Great Gatsby

A renowned American author F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote one of the most exceptional pieces of literary work in his 1925 book The Great Gatsby. The author set his book in the summer period of 1922 in the cities of New York and Long Island North Shore. This novel is a chronicle of an era in which Fitzgerald had coined up the name “Jazz Age” as a depiction of himself. T...
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Great Expectations

Recently I read the novel (fictitious narrative of considerable length) Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. As a child, Dickens’s father neglected to pay off his debts, therefore getting him arrested, similar to what happened to Pip towards the end of the book. Pip, like Dickens, came from a poor family with little money. In his late teens, Dickens worked as a law clerk. T...
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The Hobbit: A Classic?

Lost in his imagination of things creative and wonderful, the balding professor suddenly awoke to the drudgery of his academic life. Thousands upon thousands of words, page after page of term papers– what a mind-numbing slog! John R.R. Tolkien: the Oxford professor, the grader, the slayer of term papers battled on. Then it happened. A blank sheet of paper, needlessly attached...
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An Experience at a Muslim Worship Service

I attended the Muslim Service to learn some things regarding this religion. The whole service took place in a holy house well-known as a mosque. A mosque refers to a converging point for most, if not all Muslims. It is considered a divine place where Muslims go to perform their salah or prayers on a daily basis. On arrival at the mosque, I met a large number of people outside...
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Photosynthesis is the process plants use to make their food

Photosynthesis is the process plants use to make their food. This occurs when plants take in sunlight energy and water (intake by the roots from the soil – especially when it has rained) and carbon dioxide. The energy from the sun is absorbed and then stored by the chlorophyll to make the carbon dioxide and water react together to make glucose and oxygen. The word formu...
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Marketing Mix

Price, product, promotion and place are contributors to how a company will perform in the market. Coca Cola and Pepsi are two competing countries in the Soft drink market. They have been rivaling for many years over the market and each company has been forced to apply different strategies on their products, the price they charge on their products, the promotions they have in ...
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Social Structure Theories

Theories of social structure avert that the main source of crime in the society is the presence of individuals who are disadvantaged economically. The theories continue point out that having individuals on the neighborhoods who are termed as being the ‘low class’ tends to create a strain, frustrations and a lot of ineptitude that results in crime. There are a numb...
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New Century Financial Corporation

Introduction New century financial corporation had experienced years of financial growth, in terms of stock price appreciation before facing serious accounting problems, early in the year 2007. This forced the corporation to enter in to liquidity. This forced the company to file for a bankruptcy protection, under chapter 11 of Bankruptcy protection policy. According to the ex...
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Cloister Walk & Moby Dick 2

The fact the author, Kathleen Norris, relocated from New York City to South Dakota, a small town in the country side where she serves as an oblate in the Benedictine monastery is what irked my curiosity. The detailed account that she gives about the monastic life that she lives during her stay in the south satisfied this curiosity; I was almost tempted to think that I have le...
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Females Are Better Student Than Male

Well, everyone’s different, but generally speaking I think that the evidence is clear girls are better at school until higher education at least. Girls tend to mature faster and they are less easily distracted during the lower education years. Also girls and boys learn differently, boys more visually, girls are better at verbal and written learning. This gives an obviou...
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