The difference between the literary terms personification and anthropomorphism is explained. Examples of each device are provided.
This is a review of Michael Quinn Patton's 3rd edition (2002) of Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods. Included are recommendations for a future edition and highlights of the book.
This brief article provides a definition for a reverse/backwards outline and answers basic questions about different aspects of a reverse or backwards outline.
Provides varying tips and tricks for starting your grade book and then making sure it remains organized and safe.
This article provides a definition of "tincture" and reviews how to make a tincture, including ingredients, steps, and bottling.
Provides a definition for the term "rhetorical modes" and the main modes of discourse themselves. This overview explains which modes stand alone and can be combined or fall under the four traditional modes of...
Provides definitions and overview of Aristotle's three appeals of argument and persuasion.
An in-depth evaluation of Portia Quayne, the main character of Elizabeth Bowen's The Death of the Heart."
A look at the actions and thoughts of Anna Quayne from Elizabeth Bowens "The Death of the Heart."
Product review of Melaleuca's new Simply Fit microwave popcorn.
A product review of Trader Joe's Snack-O's.
A quasi-step-by-step guide to using reactions to drugs and supplements to determine if there are underlying medical issues, especially a rare and/or genetic disease.
A detailed overview of what Zumba(r) fitness entails. It includes information about the eight classes offered.
An in-depth analysis of the principle characters in Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind based on their thoughts concerning race. The roles the characters play in Chaos in Belleville are examined as well in relation to...
A brief essay that highlights two similarities in "Trouble in Mind" and "Chaos in Belleville."
An exploration of how Olaf's words and actions undermine what is truly intended in the short story "Big Good Black Man."
A look at the ways different experiences in Alice Childress' life influenced her works.
An ardent plea for Verizon to reverse their decision to drop the Funimation channel from their line-up.
The last part of a three-part series of essays that overview several aspects of Minotauros. This part covers the ways Minotauros has been modernized and made immortal.
An overview of the origins of Minotauros and his myth.
Easy recipes for making homemade lemonade as a single serving or multiple servings.
A recipe for making apple ricotta cake with pictures for various stages of the process. Try making this dessert this holiday season.
An overview and in-depth analysis of Katha Pollitt's "A Chinese Bowl."
An explanation of annotations that highlights both what they are and why they are important. Includes an example of an annotated poem along with the key.
A quick and easy way to make miso soup from scratch in less than 10 minutes. Complete with video and pictures.
A brief overview of how a Keurig brewing system was purchased cheaply. These savings were had without Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals.
This essay provides an analysis of sonnet 75 based on different sound devices.
This is a quick assessment of things to consider before jumping into online instruction. All of these tips are useful for teaching and learning in general.
This essay analyzes how aspects of Focault's adoption of the panopticon for surveillance can be applied to Roy's novel. The author posits that there is double surveillance occurring that combines the panopticon and...
Shows and explains how to make a sock feeder for birds using some household items.
An essay that shows how Anne Hutchinson was ahead of her time in several ways, but namely through her words spoken during the trial and perseverance.
By thinking backwards, you are actually thinking ahead. This article shows how to use backward design to develop plans more appropriate for what you actually teach.
This article quickly shows how to compose a perfect paragraph. A sample paragraph is provided with an annotated version as well.
Briefly explores the history of the term "madness" and how scholars need to move beyond just using the phrase "mad woman in the attic." Posits that Antoinette successfully uses "madness" to...
This essay takes a look at the impact of how improperly using abilities like love medicine can have adverse or unexpected effects.
An essay that explores how Drusilla's transformation before, during, and after the war is comparable to the metamorphosis of a butterfly. Throughout these changes, Drusilla manages to find new ways to express her power.
Although an infrequent visitor, the rose-breasted grosbeak is a stunning bird that makes a huge impact at the feeder. This article gives foundational information about the species and personal anecdote about finding out...
A brief essay that questions why William Faulkner has Cash Bundren narrate the last chapter of the novel. There is analysis of what Cash's voice adds to the overall meaning of the novel.
Explores and analyzes how Laura Wingfield's nature is reflected in objects that are as unique as she is.
An article that shows the history and other topics related to avian conjunctivitis as it relates to American goldfinches through the lens of an amateur bird watcher.
Just getting good grades does not impress a professor. Instead, there are some simple actions that make a huge impact on your teacher.