How is boldness reflected in the characters of Rebecca Harding Davis’s story?

You learned the definition of the American Dream in this week’s lecture. You also learned about the American identity. Traits often associated with the American identity include boldness, confidence, perseverance, and integrity. These traits are often demonstrated through a character’s words or actions. This week, we’ll focus on boldness. How is boldness reflected in the… Continue reading How is boldness reflected in the characters of Rebecca Harding Davis’s story?

Explain in some detail the more serious errors desoto committed as he tried to make his way through florida and the region, errors that resulted in his failure. 

De Soto, the Child of the Sun DeSoto dreamed of following in the footsteps of Cortez, and other Spanish explorers under whom he learned, and prospered. They were hugely successful. He assumed he would be too. But DeSoto’s mission in the America’s ended badly, and it seemed that for months, each new phase, each week,… Continue reading Explain in some detail the more serious errors desoto committed as he tried to make his way through florida and the region, errors that resulted in his failure. 

  “Delia was an overbearing cake with condescending frosting, and frankly, I was

  “Delia was an overbearing cake with condescending frosting, and frankly, I was on a diet.” ― Maggie Stiefvater, Lament: The Faerie  Queen’s Deception Look carefully at the quotation  that appears above. Virtually  every literary character   in   Moore,   Dante,   Homer,   Virgil,   Sophocles,   Marlowe,   and Shakespeare   who   we   will   read   about   together,   cannot   stay   on   a… Continue reading  
“Delia was an overbearing cake with condescending
frosting, and frankly, I was

Why?

The Long Publishing Journey of Northanger Abbey 3 questions to answer:  Some say the climax of the novel occurs when General Tilney sends Catherine away. However, some say the climax occurs when Catherine sneaks into the late Mrs. Tilney’s room and discovers nothing, and then gets caught and scolded by Henry. What do you think is… Continue reading Why?

Effective leadership In today’s digital world  Your one-page topic proposal on E

Effective leadership In today’s digital world  Your one-page topic proposal on Effective leadership In today’s digital world should be concise as well as a coherent summary of your proposed research. It must discuss your central issues or questions that you intend to address. It must also outline your intended general area of study within which… Continue reading Effective leadership In today’s digital world 
Your one-page topic proposal on E

What does a study of characters from two different cultures teach you about those cultures?

In an answer of at least 300 words, compare and contrast a major character from the first unit (Achilles, Oedipus, Penelope, Hector, Creon, Priam, etc.) with any of the characters from The Thousand and One Nights  (Shahrazad, Shahrayar, Dunyazad, Shahzaman, etc.). A full credit answer will include some mention of what you believe to be… Continue reading What does a study of characters from two different cultures teach you about those cultures?

what social changes the writer wanted and how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes?

DUE FRIDAY BY 10PM 1. Write an analysis of one of the writer’s and his or her ideas and themes in this week’s readings. As part of your analysis, discuss what social changes the writer wanted and how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes? 2. Compare and contrast this… Continue reading what social changes the writer wanted and how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes?

how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes?

DUE FRIDAY BY 10PM 1. Write an analysis of one of the writer’s and his or her ideas and themes in this week’s readings. As part of your analysis, discuss what social changes the writer wanted and how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes? 2. Compare and contrast this… Continue reading how did he or she use writing writing to bring about those changes?

lessons readers are supposed to gather from reading about Laius and Oedipus?  d. 

Abraham finds himself in a situation not entirely different from Laius, the father of Oedipus. Like Laius, Abraham is a leader of his people. Laius gets guidance, or a warning from an oracle who is in touch with Laius’s god, Apollo. Abraham is spoken to by his God. Laius take action because his god tells… Continue reading lessons readers are supposed to gather from reading about Laius and Oedipus?  d.