A VISIT TO WASHINGTON
Washington is the capital of the United States.
is named after George Washington, the first president.
city was built between 1790 - 1800.
government is divided into three branches: executive, legis [...]
The rise of the novel
the end of the 18th century a new literary genre started developing
all over Europe: the Novel.
It was a revolution whose roots were as old as
the other literary genres. In fact, this new way of writing borrowed [...]
business transaction , the buyer and the seller must agree an a contract of
sale. The seller undertakes to supply a certain number of goods or services at
on agreed quality and price and within a specified time limit. [...]
In 1885 the British Parliament
decreed that a new bridge had to be built across the River Thames.There were
architectural and structural requirement.
Architecturally the bridge had
to be in harmony with the nearby Norman castle, [...]
"Paradise Lost", John Milton creates very realistic characters even if the story tells about a
biblical event: Satan's fall through the
Hell. This epic plot made Milton
use a very rich vocabulary, full of me [...]
SUPERMARKET IN CALIFORNIA"
The poem "A Supermarket in California"
was written by Allen Ginsberg in 1955.
In his strange layout and in his simple and trivial
title lay a strong criticism toward
American society of [...]
At the end
of the 18th century the new ideals of independence and equality created by
political problems, influenced the theories of the Enlightenment.
EDMUND BURKE (1729-1797) [...]
The Gothic Novel
The end of the 18th century brought
the so-called "Gothic novel" to popularity. The interest in such novels was
extraordinary and common to all social classes also thanks to circulating
libraries. The Gothic influence, however, [...]
CRITICAL NOTES ABOUT
Milton, the greatest
writer of his age, lives the turbulence of his era being involved in the English
Civil War, supporting Cromwell and devoting his entire work to the cause of Puritans.
His greatest work, Par [...]
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Together with Shelley and
Keats, George Gordon Byron (1788-1824) is a representative
of the second generation of English romantic poets. His was the life of the
Romantic par excellence, as he was an [...]
HTML is used to create a web page. It defines the page layout, fonts, graphic
elements and hypertext to other documents.
HTML 2.0 was defined by the IETF and it contains
The subsequent versions of HTML
added new element [...]
Maybe the last
great play written by Shakespeare. It belongs to a group of comedies called
romances, complicated stories of love and adventure with a happy end.
The tempest is
set on an island discovered by Columbus. [...]
I'm going to talk about «Hook», a film directed
by Spielberg in 1991. The director hasn't based his film on a novel, or better,
he wanted to brush up Barrie's
novel and propose the story of Peter Pan again: in fact he liked very much t [...]
Denied education in University
because of Victorian prejudices. Love for the house near the sea. Mother's
death reveals her psychological frailty (many mental collapse and attempted
suicides). 1941: she committed sui [...]
Marketing is one of the most important
components of a free economy. It is manifacture, distribution and sales of
good and services to final consumers. It may or may not include the use of
intermediary like whole sailers or retail [...]
The new discovery of
In these last years we have noticed a diffused
tendency to revalue the regional cultures and also a growth of the interest in
gastronomic and folkloristic traditions.
This revaluation consists in taking bac [...]
COMPOSITION: "can new technologies become oppressive
of individual liberties?"
believe in technology. I think that, without some technological innovations,
life would be very hard; in addition to that we must consider the fact that
Dictionary of Computer
abstract = virtual; many hardware and
software components can be viewed as providing virtual environments for use by
other components (eg abstract machines or abstract data types).
accumulator: a register in [...]
ROBINSON CRUSOE AS ECONOMIC MAN
A common interpretation of Crusoe is as economic man. His
relationships with others are based primarily-some would say entirely-on their
use for him; they are commodities who (which?) exist for his economic
of the novels
Defoe's kind of
writing is the realistic novel, which consists in a series of episodes
and adventures, narrated as if they were diaries or autobiographies, written by
the protagonis [...]