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Paging Doctor Dallas: Finding Femininity in the Social Construct

This was an assignment about reflecting upon our gender and what it meant to us. We had to reference texts in our essays, which I’ve decided to omit. 929 more words

On Life's most important question

The search for truth can take you far in life, it’s a search that can take you to china and back again you or off the map possibly and into uncharted territory, in order to reach those peaks and valleys. 1,644 more words


On The Creation of the State of Israel: What caused the creation of Israel?

Israel is the Jewish State in the Middle East. It was created as an independent nation in May of 1948, following through with the Palestine Partition Plan of the United Nations to split the nation of Palestine into two countries, Palestine and the newly formed Israel. 789 more words

Israel Palestine


by Kenneth Harper Finton ©2014

Shakespeare’s sonnets make me feel uncomfortable. It is clear that many people who claim to have impeccable taste really profess to love these sonnets. 1,250 more words


Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest: all of these social media outlets have revolutionized the way society communicates and shares information. Gone are the days when the only way to contact others was through putting pen to paper and delivering the message by hand. 587 more words


Passing time with ghosts

Sometimes your absence slaps me so hard in the face,
I think to file a restraining order.

(Against whom?)

Shelley Sunday: 'In Defense of Harriet Shelley' - Essay by Mark Twain

In Defense of Harriet Shelley

by Mark Twain


I have committed sins, of course; but I have not committed enough of them to entitle me to the punishment of reduction to the bread and water of ordinary literature during six years when I might have been living on the fat diet spread for the righteous in Professor Dowden’s Life of Shelley, if I had been justly dealt with. 15,769 more words