Christopher Columbus and Cabeza de Vaca . Both explorers traveled the land to explore its features and
reach their goal and both were able to interact with the Native Americans.
Christopher Columbus explored an island called San Salvador, to discover weal
Even Anthropologists Get Culture Shock
In this article Even Anthropologists Get Cultural Shock by Conrad Kottak describes
some of his initial impressions, and the cultural shock that he felt, the first time he visited
Arembepe, Brazil. His thesis is that
I believe the main idea of Tans Mother Tongue is to stress that just because someone cannot
speak the English language to perfection, that does not in any way make them less intelligent
than someone who is born in this country and understands and sp
Welcome to the United States of Ambien
To me, the essay Welcome to the United States of Ambien by Rob Sheffield the author
presents all of his ideas in a logical sequence. He addressed how Ambien has become a pop
culture phenomenon. Sheffield starts off w
Letters of Christopher Columbus
The first Christopher Columbuss letter is to former court official who supported and
sponsored Columbus for the first voyage. The letter contained the sense of accomplishment in all
of his discoveries during the first trip.
In Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne one of the main characters is the young
Goodman Brown himself and he is viewed as a protagonist. He experiences everything during
his dreams or more like his nightmares that influence him so strongly that it a
Throughout the poem Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman, the speaker despairs
his separation that exists between the people around him on the ferry. I believe the separation he
is referring to the time between people, time-distance avails, men of wome
After reading the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost I found quite a few symbols in it.
It almost seems Frost is shifting between imagination and reality. As I read the poem I saw a man
standing in front of two roads not fully sure of which one to ta
In Desirees Baby by Kate Chopin, she creates a strong separation between man and women. It
also has racial issues from the slavery period at that time, where whiteness is superior to the
blackness. Armand is the wealthy slave-owning master of the plantati
Carl Sandburg used a lot of personification in his poem Chicago. He gave human
characteristics to the city of Chicago as, if it was a person. The city described in the poem is
living, breathing, vibrant. I believe personifications are one of many literary
In Carvers story, Cathedral the only one with a name is the blind man, Robert. Carver
probably, chose to give only this character a name because sometimes human beings who can
actually see are blind on the inside. Their heart and soul are empty and usuall
1.What early American literary and philosophical movement emphasized the
power of the individual and a personal connection with nature?
2.What European literary movement emphasized individual express
1.Irony is _.
A:a scheme by one character to entrap another
B:a contrast between appearance and reality
C:language that smooth and pleasing to the ear
D:writing whose purpose is to allow the reader to escape from everyday reality
2.What American writer cl
1.The stock market crash happened in which year?
2.Stage directions are _.
A:always very specific.
B:given to the audience to help them understand the play.
C:provided by the writer of the play to show the actor how the words s
1.Which of the following groups preserved their literature through an oral
2.Which of the following is not a genre?
3.Who wrote Common Sense?
Psychology is a science that is engaged in the study of the human mind and the
behavior of humans. This applied science is geared to understanding individuals and
groups of people through the establishment of general principles and specific research
Stereotypes Depicted in the Media
With shows like Mad Men, Scandal, and Breaking Bad, it is reasonable to claim that
modern society is living in the golden age of television (TV). However, numerous TV programs
promote negative stereotypes. The Wire and Lo
1.Franklin and Red Jacket both support and defend the Native Americans.
What arguments do they make in common?
What prompted the writing of each piece?
Do you find both authors reliable?
Why or why not?
2. Thomas Paine's Common Sense is an argumentative e
Running head: W1 WRITING ASSIGNMENT
W1 Writing Assignment
Antonio T. Irizarry Jr.
September 3, 2016
W1 WRITING ASSIGNMENT
W1 Writing Assignment
Both Red Jacket and Franklin argue that even though the Great Spirit crea
Consider A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary
Rowlandson. In her narrative, Rowlandson provides an account of the time
she spent in captivity. The narrative documents the abduction of Rowlandson
and the death of some of her family mem
Look at the assigned readings by Columbus: Letter to Luis de Santagel
Regarding the First Voyage (pp. 25-26)
"Letter to Ferdinand and Isabel Regarding the Fourth Voyage"
Cabeza de Vaca: from "The Relation of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca" (p