JazzJazz is a type of music developed by black Americans about 1900and possessing an identifiable history and describablestylistic evolution. It is rooted in the mingled musical traditions ofAmerican blacks. More black musicians saw jazz for the first time aprofession. Since its beginnings jazz has branched out into so manystyles that no single description fits all […]

Resistance To Technology

Resistance to TechnologyTechnology. What would we do without it? Probably have a lot less fun and have a lot shorter life span. Think about it, you couldnt watch Dawsons Creek or Friends every week. That would mean that the lives of millions of teenage girls in America would cease to exist. And yet there are […]

Victor Hugo a French Romanticist Poet

Victor Hugo is a French Romanticist poet. He has written numerous dramatic plays, books, and romantic poems. His poetry is best known and appreciated in France. In France Hugo is haled as the leader of the French Romanticism Movement. Victor Hugos poems Once More to Thee and Regret reflect Hugos remorse and wish for happiness […]

Huck finn racism

“To Be or not To Be” In extreme cases the book, Huckleberry Finn, has been banned from some schools because of the depiction of racial tension towards Jim, the black slave, in Huckleberry Finn. This story takes place at a time where slavery was considered moral. Blacks were considered inferior to whites, but Huckleberry challenges […]

Frosts Use of Simple Everday subjects

“Robert Frost is a poet of genius because he could so often make his subtleties inextricable from an apparent availability.” (Poirier p. x) Frost uses simple everyday subjects such as nature, man, and home to get his point across in his poetry. Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco California. His […]

Macbeth: Serpentine Imagery

The snake has long been used as a symbol of sly subtlety. A serpents presence has been characterized by cunning cynicism dating as far back as biblical times, when the snake persuaded Eve to eat the forbidden fruit of Edens garden. Even the phrase snake in the grass expresses latency. Shakespeare uses this treacherous reptile […]