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Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath

This 3 page paper provides a summary of Chapter 28 and evaluates the book as a whole. A thesis is used to explore the novel. No additional sources cited.


This 2.5-page paper compares the theory of Goldin and Sokoloff about the role of female and child labor during the early industrial period of the U.S., with The Habakkuk Thesis. The paper discusses why these two theories are different, and if there are any links between the two. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Globalization of Information

12 pages. This paper supports the thesis that globalization assists in spreading information throughout the world. Due to the advances in technology that have appeared in the last few years more people than ever are able to access information via the internet. Not only information but capital is easier to obtain as well as we see banks enter the world of globalized technology. Bibliography lists 11 sources.


This 6 page paper compares and contrasts the special educator with the regular classroom educator in the areas of classroom management, subjects taught, class size, and teaching methods. Quotes and examples given to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This paper examines the need for nurse practioners to consider the cultural mores of the patients whom they treat. The paper uses, as a jumping of point, the case study involving creation of a women's care center on a Native American reservation, then uses other sources to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Cultural Relativism

5 pages. This paper argues the thesis that any cultural-relativist argument is, to some extent self-serving as it represents only the interests of the government, person or group representing that argument. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Beowulf was a Hero

This 6 page paper looks at the epic poem Beowulf and views the protagonist as a hero. Much evidence is provided for the thesis and several quotes from the work are included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Civil War Was Necessary in Order to End Slavery

This 10 page paper supports the view that intervention was necessary to end the institution of slavery. The natural limits thesis is refuted. The economics of slavery is highlighted and specific arguments are duly noted. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Man

This 6 page paper looks at the infamous work and considers the thesis that James Joyce is a misogynist. The lives of the protagonist Stephen Dedalus and James Joyce himself are each discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 5 page paper discusses the theory of Adam Smith in his The Theory of Moral Sentiment and answers the thesis question: Is a person born with a sense of morality? Supporting quotes from the author's text. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Increasing Retention on College Campuses

This 7 page paper takes a look at how a College Student Activities Office can help to increase retention at a university. The paper focuses on a review of literature to support a thesis that enhancing activities at institutions of higher learning aids retention. Bibliography lists 8 sources.


This 6 page paper argues that same sexed marriages are not desired by the majority of the American public. Examples, reasons given in support of thesis, as well as quotes from expert sources. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 3 page paper argues that the successful person is a combination of many factors. Examples given to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

Management By Objectives (MBO)

A 3 page paper that responds to this thesis: The Management by Objectives leadership style developed by Peter Drucker results in improved performance only among subordinates who are committed to goals. The writer reports that MBO is the most misunderstood and misapplied concept in management and comments on how MBO is meant to be used. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 4-page paper is an analysis of Peter Singer's "Practical Ethics," as it applies to animal versus human suffering. The main argument of the thesis is that animals have the same capacity for suffering as do humans, and such suffering shouldn't be ignored.


This 6 page paper discusses the two novels of Nella Larsen: QuickSand and Passing for themes of race and gender. Quotes cited from both texts to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Christian Symbolism in William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”

A 5 page paper which examines the role and function of Christian symbolism, with the thesis supported by the incorporation of five quotes from the play. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This 5 page paper discusses the observation by the Underground Man about mankind's penchant for seeking out suffering. Examples from literature are used to support this thesis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Understanding Women in the Chinese Culture Through and Examination of Art and Literature:

This 8 page paper examines how women in the Chinese culture are expected to adhere to a far more traditional role than Western women. This paper examines the literature of Ha Jin as well as artwork by Zhou Fang and Chen Yifei in order to provide evidence of this thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Analysis of Douglas Brinkley’s Article, “Prime Mover”

A 4 page paper which examines whether or not the article is accurate from a historical vantage point and argues a three-point thesis supporting this contention. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Prisons are Populated by the Wrong Offenders

This 5 page paper examines the issues of overpopulation and mandatory minimums. The thesis is that the prisons contain a lot of nonviolent offenders but violent offenders walk the streets. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Race Considerations in Gilbert Arizona: Native Americans

An 8 page overview of race relations in Gilbert Arizona between the mainstream white population and the Native American population. The author presents the thesis that these relations are more characterized by misunderstandings and false expectations than by acceptance of Native Americans for what they truly represent in today's world. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Generics, Ethics, and Law in the Pharmaceutical Industry

A 14 page discussion of the pharmaceutical industry and the reception generic drugs have within that industry. This paper presents the thesis that it is both ethical and legal for pharmaceutical companies to interfere with or to delay generic drugs being released into the marketplace. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Science Cannot Reach Definite Conclusions

This 4 page thesis paper supports the point of view that science is not definite. Two articles --one by Stephen J. Gould and the other by Fox--are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Herbert Gans/Urban Villagers

A 5 page book review that examines Professor Herbert J. Gans' landmark work The Urban Villagers, which was originally published in 1962 and revised and updated in 1982. This volume is considered to be a "classic statement against urban renewal and the effects it can have on community ties and patterns" (Herbert J. Gans). The writer summarizes the book's content and relates Gans' principal thesis, which argues against urban renewal projects that displace the poor. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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