Cartography

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INTRODUCTION In any field and discipline progression is important for its development whether it is art or it is a scientific field. Cartography is one field that could be treated as a science as well as an art. Its progress started with art but gradually it developed into a science…

Social Conservatism in Charles Dickens Hard Times

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Social Conservatism in Charles Dickens’ Hard Times and T.S. Ashton’s The Industrial Revolution T.S. Ashton’s The Industrial Revolution and Charles Dickens’ Hard Times both address a number of issues relating to industrialization in Great Britain in the early nineteenth century. However, a direct comparison of the two texts is complicated…

An Interaction Between Self and Society

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The Sociology of Medicine: An Interaction Between Self and Society The sociology of medicine studies the health and medical system in terms of its social interactions within itself, and with society at large. This approach is interesting because it expands the discussion of the medical system far beyond most people’s narrow conception of hospitals, doctors…

Youth Sports

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Childhood sports are important in the psychological and physiological well being of child who then later goes on to turn into a healthy individual. The child’s level of participation, how he or she performs and whether the child enjoys sports is greatly influenced by an adult’s attitudes towards the physical…

The Concept of Justice

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To us, justice is a function of morality, whether human or divine. To the ancient Greeks, however, justice was a measurement of the status quo, a function of the way people are supposed to behave at their station in life. The Homeric idea of justice is very different from our…

Great Expectations: A Consideration

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The present paper will address the degree to which the following statement may be considered to be accurate. Great Expectations concerns itself with anticipation and realization, and the impossibility of aligning the ideal and the actual. The central question, then, is this: does this statement address the pivotal questions of…

Book Review: Fifth Business

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In Fifth Business, Robertson Davies explores fate in a small town, drawing out its strands from the simple act of throwing a snowball. We see how the littlest act in human life can lead to an entire saga. More than anything else, we see the importance of being honest to…

The Handmaid’s Tale

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Volker Schlondorff is the director of this excellent movie. He does a commendable job in portraying the story that was so superbly told in Margaret Atwood's novel of the same name. In many respects, it is the exact story of the plot, and in many ways it is simply the…

Book Review: The Ambiguous Moby Dick

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The novel Moby Dick is indeed, as the above quotation suggests, ‘inconclusive’ in the sense that it seems to be both about a sort of indefiniteness, and indefinite itself in its conclusions or ‘message’. Melville’s masterpiece leaves us with no readily discerned moral, no easily grasped quarry, no matter how…

Stratford on Avon

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Abstract: This essay discusses Stratford on Avon, which is the birth place of England's greatest writer — William Shakespeare. While the history of the city is crucial to the understanding of Shakespeare, as well as of England, Stratford on Avon remains to this day a major tourist attraction. The cultural…