Nicholasa Mohr’s collection of short stories entitled In Nueva York focuses on the struggles of Puerto Rican immigrants that moved to New York in search of a better life.
Struggling to understand Adorno? You're not alone. This article will help you understand the tension between transcendent criticism and immanent criticism. It is important to examine how each method has been contextualized within the world of critical theory.
Are you interviewing someone and need to make sure you've asked all the right questions? Or, are you going to an interview and need some questions to ask the employer? Either way, this article is perfect for helping you find out which questions you should ask during an interview, whether you be...
This article will analyze the extensive history of the bicycle in Japan prior to 1990.
This article will analyze the claim that the play, Endgame, by Samuel Beckett, reflects a post-apocalyptic narrative, shown through the decaying characters and catastrophic environment while analyzing the motif of chess in the play, and demonstrate how the game of chess is intrinsically connected...
Frank Sinatra is known as one of the romantic singers in American history. I have compiled a list of Sinatra's better love songs to accent your special day.
Run into a little trouble with sea urchins? You're probably in pain! This article will explain how to properly remove sea urchin spines from your skin, and also why it is important to keep the tweezers far away from your wound.
This article has all of your favorite Jawaiian songs and will maybe have a few that you haven't heard. If you are looking for some of those Hawaiian hits you heard on the radio, this article is the perfect place to find your favorite songs.
This article is about moray eels, the different types of moray eels, moray eel facts, and moray eel photos, plus tips on putting a moray in your home aquarium.
This guide will give you useful information about fishing in Hawaii including where to get your gear and what to use for bait. Fishing in Hawaii is such a fun experience because even the most unexperienced fishers are likely to go home with a catch.
The humuhumunukunukuapua'a is Hawaii's state fish and is well-known for its long name. Although it may look intimidating, one can pronounce it correctly by sounding it out phonetically like so: Humu-humu-nuku-nuku-a-pu-a-a (hoo-moo-hoo-moo-noo-koo-noo-koo-ah-poo-ah-ah)
The Big Island of Hawaii is surrounded by dense reef that is full of tropical fish. This article will help you find the best places to catch some of these rare species on the Big Island.
This guide will show you how to dress for an interview without having to know what type of office you are about to walk into.
Become a sushi expert with this easy-reference photo guide!
Hula is the traditional dance of Hawaii. Learn how to perform the dance by following these simple steps. You're bound to be the best in your halau (hula group)!
This guide will show you the best accessories to reflect your personal style. From necklaces to vintage accessories like lunchbox purses, this article will help you look high fashion in your accessorized cardigan.
This list is a collection of five of the best sociological books out there. This list does not include textbooks or readers, but rather, books that one would read outside of the classroom. Scroll down to explore the fascinating world of sociology and culture.
Do you make jewelry and want to know the best ways to sell your pieces online? This article will explain all of your jewelry selling options so that you can make the right decision. There are many ways to sell your homemade jewelry online and they are all great options for certain sellers.
Need to get an A on your next sociology essay? This list will help you come up with your own original sociology research topic. The top 11 sociological subjects are listed below.
Have you ever seen a gecko without a tail and wondered how it could survive? Lizards and some other reptiles have the ability to regenerate their limbs. Continue reading to find out how.
If you are considering moving to Hawaii with your children (or future children), I have some tips and advice on schools, safety, and cost of living
This list has the best horror (scary) movies for that rainy day. There are trailers, links, ratings, reviews and more.
This is a list of the best action movies for a rainy day. There are trailers, ratings and need-to-know info so you don't have to search around.
This list includes the best romantic comedies with the trailers included so you can decide whether you want to watch them right here.
This recipe makes twelve candy cane cupcakes and takes about 30 minutes to make. This is a great recipe for kids to help with and a great gift for your neighbors during this holiday season.
These mint strawberry cupcakes are refreshing and sweet. They are very beautiful when cut open to reveal the red strawberries peaking out through the white cake. These cupcakes have the perfect mix of mint and strawberry. If you don't want too much mint flavor, I suggest putting a thin slice of...
An analysis of the graphic novel, Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, compared to the film with the same title with messages of revolution, war and coming of age.
This is an analysis of Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. It describes Bruce Wayne's reasons for acting the way he does as he gets older.
This article is a short analysis of Rebecca Harding Davis' short story "Life in the Iron Mills." This essay examines the class structure and mechanical representation of the time. Read on to decide whether you should read this story!
This article describes the benefits and disadvantages of residential education, which includes boarding schools, military academies, wilderness programs and brat camps. It shows the changes in the parent-child relationship and the outcomes of this type of education.
Does sending your child to a boarding school, military academy, brat camp or wilderness program affect your relationship? This article explores the changes parent-child relationship as affected by residential education.
This article will help you as you recover from the death of a loved one while also moving on with your life. Ten ways to grieve.
This article shows the evolution of music from vinyl records to CDs to mp3s and other digital forms of music. Is vinyl making a comeback?
An overview of Karl Marx's critique of the capitalist mode of production. This article explores sign value, cult value, exhibition value, functional value, and artistic aura.
Have you ever wanted to make your own jams and jellies? Or do you have more fruit in your house than your family can eat? This article will help you make jams and jellies out of your fruit. With the holidays coming up, you may even want to put your jams in a nice jar and label them as a gift. The...
This guide will help you to choose the best hotel for your trip to the Big Island depending on what you will be doing in Hawaii. From Kona, to Waikoloa, to Hilo, this guide will help you find a temporary home on the island.
The Big Island of Hawaii has many locations where you can camp. This article tells you about the best places to camp and also what you need to bring, what amenities are there, and how to obtain permits. Whether you want to camp on a beach or close to the volcano, this article is for you.
Big 2 is a game that my friends and I like to play when we have a deck of cards handy. Some people call this game Chinese Poker because it originated in Asia. People in the East may know it as Giappuniza or Ciniza. This game uses common poker hands in a new and different way. The game can be played...
If you want to have a garage sale that is successful and makes you some money, then this is the guide for you. There is a price list in this article that has the average amount that a buyer will spend on an item.
Peter Brook writes of a type of theatre today that attempts to imitate reality and fails at it. He calls this the “Dead Theatre.” This type of theatre distracts the reader from seeing the playwright’s overall message: “It is not as though fifty years ago one type of theatre was in vogue while today...
Within Eugene O’Neill’s “The Hairy Ape”, Yank, the main character, represents the oppressed working class in our capitalist society. O’Neill was an extreme socialist and believed that without working together, we could not achieve a sense of community (where everyone attempts to work with and help...
An analysis and summary of Daniel Clowes' Ghost World (comic) in comparison to the film by the same title. Ghost World is about the awkward time in a teenager's life: post-graduation. Throughout high school, a person is constantly changing the way they appear to others in order to define who they...
This article will teach you how to finish writing your paper as soon as possible. Get help writing an outline, thesis, and conclusion without wasting time thinking about what comes next.
Looking for good eats on the Big Island of Hawaii? Here's a list of the best local restaurants! From pancakes to loco mocos, you will find this list of restaurants helpful when planning your trip.
An analysis of Willa Cather's "My Antonia" and why she first published it under a man's name. This article explores sexuality, particularly Cather's and the male perspective.
This article will help you write a perfect paper from outline to thesis to conclusion. If you follow the steps outlined in this article, you will get will be able to write an A paper.
The following poem is a diamante. What makes a diamante unique is its structure. Although there is no rhyming scheme in a diamante, there is a very precise structure that allows the poem to show contrast between two ideas. My poem below is about Death and Life, two oppositional nouns that are...
Have you submitted your resume for a position and haven't heard back yet? Or did you already interview and are simply waiting on a call back? Waiting on a potential employer to call you back can be nerve-racking. You may just want to pick up the phone and ask them, "Did I get the job?" This article...
What is Kau Inoa? What is the Akaka Bill? Do they attempt to give the land back to Native Hawaiians? Many Native Hawaiians believe that Hawaii was taken illegally, so they feel they have the right to take their land back. Will these movements be enacted?
In her work, "A New England Nun," Mary E. Wilkins Freeman illustrates a woman's struggle with the commitment of marriage. This essay examines how Freeman illustrates the feminine struggle to be independent while still being dedicated to a man.
Within her short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Charlotte Perkins Gilman illustrates women’s everlasting struggle in American society. Gilman focuses on the constant oppression which women face within a patriarchal society. The narrator's obsession with the horrid, yellow wallpaper in her room is...
Poverty is a real issue in America that many seem to disregard because they feel prejudice toward the impoverished class: "Rather than an isolated event that occurs only among the so-called 'underclass,' poverty is a reality that a clear majority of Americans will experience during their lifetimes"...
In A Boy without a Flag, Rodriguez illustrates a realistic community in the South Bronx. As the collection begins, the first few stories are in first person. As the reader reaches the end of the collection, the stories become narrated by a third person. These stories show the conditions of the...
The following article is meant to illustrate the ways in which East Asians are misrepresented in the media. Their misrepresentation results in various stereotypes that can be damaging to peoples of East Asian races, but there is hope for the future.
Hector Tobar’s The Tattooed Solider is a gripping novel that describes the experience of a Guatemalan immigrant trying to survive in Los Angeles. His narrative follows two men, Antonio and Longoria. Both men are living in Los Angeles, but have very different lifestyles in America. For both of them,...
This poem is about a man who is at the end of his life. The narrator illustrates his old age in the first stanza: “When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang/Upon those boughs which shake against the cold” (lines 2-3).
William Faulkner’s short story, “Golden Land,” is about a man who has become successful in Hollywood at the expense of morality. The main character, Ira, is an alcoholic that moved from Nebraska to Los Angeles. Like Faulkner, Ira is disgusted by the Los Angeles lifestyle and consumerism, yet has...
James Joyce wrote a collection of short stories entitled, Dubliners. Within this collection, there are three stories that share a common theme of resistance or fear concerning adult sexuality. In “Clay,” an aging woman is loved by many, yet, has not found romantic love. This story is not about...
An analysis of Lynda Barry's One Hundred Demons. After the death of a loved one, it’s common to hear the affected say they can’t remember the physical features of their loved one once they have passed. Instead, they have an ambiguous image in their mind of a person who no longer exists. Lynda...
An analysis of Will Eisner’s “Izzy, the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life”, short narratives in the longer graphic novel, A Life Force.
Here's an analysis of the different types of obedience, both positive and negative, that are beneficial and/or destructive in our society. What are the pros and cons of obedience?
This essay explores the use of an individual as a brand name and its effects on how society acts. By analyzing the theories of Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen and Pierre Bourdieu, this essay’s main focus is to explore how celebrities as commodities create an ideal body-type—a product out of the human...
“Piano” by David Herbert Lawrence (1885-1930) was first published in 1918. This poem is about childhood memories that were brought to the poet’s mind through music. This essay will analyze the poem through its meaning, structure and the poet’s intent.
An analysis of Aphra Behn's "Oroonoko: The Royal Slave" and the anti-slavery narrative within the novel. Aphra Behn (1640-1689) wrote the novel in 1688 and based it on her trip to what many researchers believe is Surinam.
This recipe will teach you how to make delicious cream cheese frosting for your cakes, cupcakes and other desserts. This recipe goes well with my vanilla cupcakes.
This is a recipe for simple, easy-to-make, vanilla cupcakes. They go great with my cream cheese frosting, but also taste delicious with white chocolate buttercream. This recipe makes twelve delicious cupcakes in about 30 minutes. I hope you enjoy them!
Are there pests in your home? Have you tried unnatural methods to get rid of them? Pesticides can be effective, but they also aren't good for your family or pets to breathe in. Read this article if you want to know ways to have a pest-free house without using harmful chemicals.
If you have a garden, you probably have pests and although there is an ample selection of pesticides, you may not want to spray poison on your plants. This hub will give you step-by-step instructions on how to naturally get rid of unwanted pests.
This article will help you find the best place to snorkel, surf, play volleyball, and build a sandcastle on your vacation in Hawaii as well as help you get there with maps. Enjoy your vacation to one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Wallace Stevens’ poems “Life is Motion” and “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” show a clear contrast between life and death, celebration and mourning. Through these two poems, he makes a critique on the social behaviors of people in a time of death. This reading journal will analyze these two poems with...
This essay will analyze the poems "The Chimney Sweeper" and "London" through their form, message and comparison to other works by William Blake.
This article is an analysis of "The Dead" by James Joyce. It explores the themes of repetition and the living dead.
A brief analysis of Tatsumi's Abandon the Old in Tokyo. Yoshihiro Tatsumi’s impressive graphic novel, Abandon the Old in Tokyo , is comprised of short narratives, which deliver societal messages with a Marxist tone. This novel focuses on alienation as society changes and grows.
This hub examines the universal and seemingly universal messages sent by the apostle Paul in the new testament.
Using this recipe, you will be able to make twelve delicious cupcakes in about 40 minutes.
So, you realize you don't like your job anymore, you found a better one, or you just can't stand the commute. Whatever the reason, here are some tips on how to quit your job and still come out unscathed.
Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro is a fiction novel written in 1914, two years after the end of the Meiji era and the death of Emperor Meiji. This historical event assists Soseki in creating a contrast between tradition and modernity.
This article analyzes the cinematography of Ozu's "Tokyo Story" and how it reflects the historical period of post-WWII Japan.
An analysis of The House on Mango Street and Soledad, novels by two of the most well-known Latina fiction writers are Sandra Cisneros and Angie Cruz. This essay explores the barrio and the importance of their environment.
From the traditional lu'au to the modern plate lunch, Hawaiian cuisine has changed dramatically and may be causing an obesity crisis in the local population.
This is a book report on "V for Vendetta" by Alan Moore, including a summary and analysis of the five senses, anarchy and fascism.