Day: April 23, 2008

  • Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals

    This emotive memoir opens with the grown Little Rock Nine visiting with Senator Bill Clinton and his wife. Clinton tells the nine how Little Rock has changed since the days of their persecution and how now they are thought of as heroes and heroines. Throughout the remainder of the book Melba tells the heart wrenching…

  • John Howard Griffin – Black Like Me

    Rhetorical devices can be effective in descriptive writing if used properly. They can give a dominant impression to the reader as well as a main focus. John Griffin uses such techniques in describing the racial conflict in the South. In Black Like Me, John Howard Griffin uses rhetorical devices such as similes and alliterations in…

  • Principle of Equality before the Law in Nigerian Government and Politics

    The application of the rule of law is the principle that governmental authority is legitimately exercised only in accordance with written, publicly disclosed laws adopted and enforced in accordance with established procedural steps that are referred to as due process. The principle of the rule of law is intended to be a safeguard against arbitrary…

  • Erik Erikson’s Theory

    Much of who we are or who we develop into can be summed up in only eight different stages. During these eight different stages we develop what is considered one of the two important traits of that time period. Of these sixteen possible traits that one can develop usually one is desired while the other…

  • The Fashion Industry Battles Anorexia

    “Anorexia nervosa is a medical condition in which an individual reaches fifteen percent under their expected body weight. The average model is twenty- three percent below their expected body weight” (Thompson). The fashion industry today is filled with women wearing sizes zero and two. Young girls aspire to be just like these women, a feat…

  • Classicism – Classification of Classic Art

    Classical art can be somed up as the following: “Aesthetic attitudes and principles based on the culture, art and literature of ancient Greece and Rome, and characterized by emphasis on form, simplicity, proportion, and restrained emotion.”