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Role of Postmodernism in Historiography

The most important element of postmodernism as it came to effect historiography, was its emphasis on language. Postmodern theory informs us that all historians have are “texts” whose relationship to the past “can never be known.” This assertion that a text is never fixed or fully knowable lead to what was essentially a “linguistic turn”…

Role of History in Education

When we approach the study of the past, it is a common place to consider a problem of the discipline called history: a word that designates two different things. On one hand it is the reality in which man is inserted, and on the other it is the knowledge and study of situations and events…

Bilderberg Meetings and Anti-Americanism

The Bilderberg meeting is an annual three-day conference established in 1954 by Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Netherlands ‘to cultivate a relationship between the countries of Western Europe and North America.’ Participants are most usually European and North American political leaders, experts in Industry, Finance, Academia, Military, and the Media. The group operates using the Chatham…

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Food Waste and Global Hunger

The purpose of the report was monitoring the progress of hunger and undernourishment in the world and also questioning what the most crucial factor is and how to avoid the gradually deteriorating problems. Firstly, the ratio of hunger and undernourishment in the world had been collected from a few countries, however recently the data was…

Love Food Hate Waste

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, one-third of the food had been wasted, causing a loss of $680 billion in developed countries and $310 billion in developing ones (Love Food Hate Waste). This is a significant authorized data provided by the FAO department. The food waste not only affected negatively to the environment but…

Initiatives on How to Effectively Battle Food Waste

Abstract The topic of my research will be about finding initiatives and/or implementing existing initiatives on combatting global food waste and eventually helping those in need. So basically it is about creating a sustainable balance in the food industry and market on a global scale. It is a relevant topic that affects our economy and…

How to Prevent Food Waste at the Grocery Store

Food waste is not a large topic of discussion in the media and as a result, our society is not frequently exposed to the effects of it. If you are in a family that can afford to always put food on the table, you probably don’t put much thought into whether the expiration dates on…

The Issue of Food Waste

Food is one of the most necessary and valuable resources available to society. In order for humans to survive and carry on with everyday life, it is necessary for everyone to eat because it provides nutrition and energy for the human body. Although food is a huge necessity we tend to take advantage of it…

The Problem of Wasting Food

As a consumer living in America, a first world country, access to a wide variety of food that is available for me comes easier than for those who live in different countries and different areas of America. Hunger affects everyone around the world, hunger does not discriminate, but the reasons vary from each situation. In…

Claim about Antigone and Kreon

In the play Antigone the two main characters each go through their own hardship and after examining each I believe that I have to sympathize with Kreon the most. I believe this due to the fact that he ends up miserable and alone. Meanwhile Antigone escapes it all with her death before she is let…

A Hero and a Rebel: Lysistrata and Antigone

The most important difference between Antigone and Lysistrata is the roles these Athenian women play. While the audience sees Antigone as a rebellious character, Lysistrata is seen as a heroine for stopping the war. This difference is important because of the ways each protagonist goes about displaying their loyalty to the gods and their people….

The Two Heroes that will Always be Remembered

Every story has something to share with the audience, something that is able to make them feel part of the story. Its purpose is to make the reader feel what the protagonist is feeling. Generally, in literature, the protagonist is a good guy. In this case, it is about tragedies and tragic heroes, but how…

Ancient Greek Literature: Tragedy

Throughout history there have been many great leaders, some better than others, but overall they have all shared various traits that are essential to a person in power. Ancient Greek literature has continuously proved that leaders possess specific qualities, including negative ones such as moira (destiny), hubris (extreme pride), and peripeteia (reversal of fortune), all…

Tragedy of Sophocles`s Antigone and Creon

As defined in class, a tragic character is a character who suffers because of a tragic flaw or, in Aristotle’s opinion, because of an error or mistake they made. They also tend to evoke pity or sadness in the audience. In Sophocles’s Antigone, Creon’s hubris and his stubbornness, which prevent him from taking advice from…

Role of Choices in Our Life

When it comes to fate, the heart is what drives us to do things that we have never done before. There comes a time where we must ignore everything and do what we desire. The Greek tragic story Antigone, written by Sophocles, and the thriller NEED, written by Joelle Charbonneau, are both similar in regards…

Eternity Battle of Law and Society

Throughout literature there has always been a battle between human law that governments put into place in order to govern societies as well as higher law which means the law of God. This battle has been fought in history and in books. The United States of America was founded mainly because of religious intolerance in…

Women’s March and Burial At Thebes resemblance 

2017 Women’s March movement; more than 2 million across the world, in all 50 states of the US, in all 7 Continents and with 673 Marches. Each different in a way, but all for the same reason; to advocate legislation and policies regarding human rights and other issues. The First Women’s March was back in…

Comparison of A Doll`s House and Antigone

Antigone by Sophocles and A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen are both plays that illustrate the use of power in society. The motivations, and use of, this power are situational for the characters of each story and depend greatly on gender. The male roles of both Antigone and A Doll’s House exercise their dominance with…

Role of Women in Ancient Greece

Women in ancient Greek society were seen as insignificant in comparison to men. They were stereotyped as being subservient and loyal cookers and cleaners. In Greek tragedies, however, women were given a major role that progressed the play’s plots and evoked the audience’s thoughts and emotions. While some women are portrayed as victims and vengeance…

Urbanization in the Industrial Revolution

Introduction The Industrial Revolution took place from the 18th to 20th centuries, a period when the rural areas in America became industrial by opening manufacturing factories and the urban areas becoming more inner-city. The Industrial Revolution began with Samuel Slater, Samuel brought manufacturing technologies from Britain to the United States and introduced the first water-powered…

Influence of Industrial Revolution on Society

The Industrial Revolution began in England from the early 1800’s to the mid 1900’s taking place in Europe. During this period people experienced many changes that had an impact on their lives. Some of the changes benefited some countries and caused harm within the other countries and their society. Before the revolution, society revolved around…

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