Today there are almost no people that have not heard the name of the master of horror – Stephen King. Many of those know that a lot of his books and stories have been screened; moreover, some of those films have made it to the cinemas two or even three times – such as “Carrie” or “It”.
How did James Fenimore Cooper sentimentalize Native Americans in his book?
Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans (1862) was a revolutionary book during its time for the level of sympathy and respect it created towards the Native Americans. Two of the most prominent ways it achieves this is through its portrayal of the Americas as a tabula rasa and Uncas symbolic role within the text.
The article presents a study whose purpose is investigating how teacher-child interaction quality relates to school readiness in targeted preschool programs. This paper analyzes the study by focusing on its strengths and weaknesses.
The main strength of the paper is that it is well organized. The author presents the problems statement prior to highlighting the research purpose, and research purpose comes before the research questions and hypotheses. This form of organization allows the reader to follow the study easily. Read more
A Review of the Live Jazz Performance by the Robert Glasper Trio in Paris
This is a review of a live jazz performance by the Robert Glasper Trio, with Bilal Oliver as a featured vocalist. The group is additionally composed of the following members: Robert Glasper on piano, Derrick Hodge on the double bass, and Chris Dave on the drums. The trio performed in 2010 at the Festival Jazz a la Villette in Paris, France. The length of the performance was about one hundred minutes long, and the following musical pieces were performed, which were all composed by the trio that is playing: “G & B”, a second track which is listed as “Unknown”, “Little B’s Poem”, “Body & Soul”, “Yes I’m Country”, “Butterfly”, “All Matter”, and finally an encore song titled “Reminisce”. The featured vocalist Bilal Oliver performs on about half of the band’s repertoire – “Little B’s Poem”, “Body & Soul”, “All Matter”, and “Reminisce”.
Harbutt, F. J. (2010). Yalta 1945: Europe and America at the Crossroads. New York: Cambridge University Press.
On February 4, through to February 11, 1945, the three big allied leaders came together and held a conference, commonly referred to as The Yalta Conference, in Crimea in Russia during World War II. These three big leaders were Franklin D. Roosevelt, the U.S. President at the time, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin and British Premier Winston Churchill. They discussed the fate of Europe, its re-organization after the World War II. The conference’s main aim was to come up with ways of re-establishing the nations that had been destroyed and conquered by Germany. Important resolutions concerning the impending direction of the wartime and the post-war world were reached. When these leaders came to the conference they knew well beforehand that a victory in Europe for the Allied Nations was inevitable; however, they were much less convinced of the ending of the Pacific war. Great Britain and the United States recognized that defeating the might of the Japanese would take more protracted fight; thus they hoped to seek the participation of the Soviet Union, something that they saw as a strategic advantage in the Pacific theatre. Read more
Companies derive their wealth from human capital. This means that the human resource function is important for increasing the effectiveness of a company. One of the major functions of human resource management is motivating employees. Employees need to be motivated so as to increase their productivity. Without proper motivation structures and systems, employees will not be motivated to work towards achieving an organization’s goals. Managers need to understand the various factors that employees look for in organization to motivate them. This enables managers to formulate strategies and implement them so as to motivate employees. Read more