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Spain By: Danilo Ananias Formal Name: Spanish State. Short Form: Spain. Term for Citizens: Spaniard(s). Capital: Madrid. Population: 38.8 million in 1986. Projected 40 million by 1990, 42 million by 2000. Rate of annual growth from 0.8 percent to 1.2 percent from 1930s to 1980s. Growth rates expected to level off or to decline slightly for remainder of twentieth century. Education and Literacy: Primary education (age six to fourteen) free and compulsory. Insufficient number of state schools a

Arthur Miller enriches the reader's experience of "The Crucible" by strategically portraying various themes throughout the play. Miller's themes include social drama, personal tragedy, hysteria, superstition, greed and vengeance, authority and judgment, theocracy, justice, historical drama, and fear of the unknown. The theme of social drama is a direct result from the time period that Miller wrote "The Crucible". The play was written during the Red Scare, when Americans were in fear of

The Necklace Essay Vanity-"There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it" Mark Twain (1835-1910), U.S. author, 1898. In the story The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant is about this women who learns a valuable lesson in life. Mathilde at the beginning of the story was an arrogant woman who did not appreciate the comforts of life that she had and did not realize how well her life was compared to the poorer people. However she has matured and has grown up by ta

The Catcher in The Rye By: Xiao Feng Huang (Charles) Catcher In the Rye Holden cannot accept change in his life. He wants everything to stay the same. Since his brother, Allie's death, Holden has trouble adapting to new situations. He is most afraid of adulthood. He would like to remain a child forever and be the catcher in the rye. If everything was as changeless and as pure as the exhibitions under glass in the museum, Holden would be satisfied in life. Adulthood scares Holden. He

DO NOT TURN THIS PAPER IN!! ESPECIALLY IF YOU ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE - KNOXVILLE, AND HAVE MARILYN HARDWIG FOR A PROFESSOR. THANKS - ASHLEY In the play, A Streetcar Named Desire, author Tennessee Williams does a wonderful job developing the character of Stanley Kowalski. To me, his character seemed most like that of a true person. On the other hand, Stella, Stanley's wife, is mainly displayed as being the loving type, and because that is basically the only character trai

One year before his death in 1950, George Orwell published a book entitled 1984. Since then, the novel has become a bible to people all over the world. The excitement is not only due to the fact that the novel is written so incredibly, and with such vision, but also because it makes a bold statement about humanity. This can be shown through the story itself, the way Orwell has set up the structure, the way he has written it and finally the way the story had a reality factor behind it. Many of

The Character of Paul in Cather's "Paul's Case" Paul is the main character in Willa Cather's story Paul's Case, and throughout most of the story we are given only his perspective and feelings. This insight into Paul's mind exposes the reader to Paul's true character as he evolves into the person he has always wanted to be. Other aspects of the story such as Cather's vivid description of the setting, and the setting's change from the bleak home on Cordelia Street to the sparkling New York ho

Self Loyalty as demonstrated in Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights is a complex novel that ties together the deep, passionate characters and intricate themes that she is known for creating. One such theme touches on the results of honesty: self-integrity and unashamed self-honesty lead to a fulfilled lifestyle, though it may not necessarily be consistent with the socially defined term "full." The analysis and comparison of three characters in Wuthering Heights-

Beuwulf vs. Grendal Grendal, a descendant of Cain, is one of the main antagonist of the poem Beowulf. He lives under an inherited curse and is denied God's presence. Throughout the story Grendal causes enormous grief and fear to the people of Herot. After so much pain and agony the king of Herot, Hrothgar, sends for the protagonist of the poem, Beowulf. He is a Geat and the epic hero of the poem. The wide variety of distinctions between Grendal and Beowulf is what develops the clim

If you use this paper or any part of it please e-mail me @ john@johnsworld.com to tell me your grade! The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is a story of love, pity, revenge, and forgiveness. It details the lives of the citizens of Salem during the witchcraft trials of the late 1600s, and how their community, and lives, were affected by them. In this time period the Puritans lived in a type of fear of the devil and were highly religious. Many innocent people were accused of witchcraft;