Greek Life (495-405 B.C)

  Role of Women Father’s responsibility when single; husbands responsibility when married. Went to school till a certain time, and then learnt household skills such as weaving, sewing, cooking, etc. Spent most of the time at home, or with other women. People’s...

Irony and Satire in The Stranger (Camus)

The Stranger by Albert Camus (translation by Mathew Ward) uses the underlying tension between the protagonist and the society around him as a means to emphasize the absurdity of the world rather than the self. In Part 1, irony is used to highlight and contrast...

Persepolis – The Individual in Society

Persepolis is a novel perhaps most impeccably explained through its sub-title, “the story of a childhood”. The author, Marjane Satrapi, has remained persistent in highlighting the protagonist’s endeavours through her journey from a young girl to a peculiar individual...

Chapter 11: Sino-Soviet Relations – Notes

Background Often trouble with Russia because of long 4500 mile border During 19th century china lost territories to Russia Downfall of Manchu Dynasty due to western exploitation in the nationalist revolution of 1911 Bolsheviks seized outer Mongolia End of WWII soviets...

Nixon’s Domestic Policies – College Essay

To begin to examine the extent to which Nixon deserves his tarnished legacy, we must first determine what the role of a president required them to do during the time he was president, and then decide the extent to which Nixon successfully accomplished these tasks. The...

1984: Academic Summary

In his 1948 fiction novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell explores the effects of totalitarian governance on the citizens of a society. He implicitly warns the reader of the nature of absolute power and how it can restrict the freedom and dictate the behaviour of...