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Ambition in Macbeth: Theme & Examples

The undeniable power of unbridled ambition and its ramifications are extensively portrayed within William Shakespeare’s tragedy; Macbeth. Within this play, ambition is portrayed as a corrupting and unquenchable force through the main concepts of mental imbalance, supernatural behaviors and betrayal. The consuming desires of Macbeth and their repercussions are vividly enhanced through the use of…

Digestive System Terms & Definitions

Balanced Diet: Suitable amounts of all nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, mineral salts, vitamins, fibre and water) required for normal healthy living. Autotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; food is made by the plants themselves. Heterotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; animals feed on ready made food. Digestion: Large insoluble molecules of food are broken down to small…

Great Expectations: Pip’s Character Development & Analysis

In Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, Pip goes through an initiation consisting of a series of ordeals that force him to mature or suffer the consequences. As Pip experiences the different standards of living, his expectations increase. Pip’s inclination to act like a gentlemen causes him to spend prodigiously, forget the value of true friendship, and…

Things Fall Apart: Cultural Changes after African Colonization

African culture in the mid-1900s was very unique and different from any other country. African natives were very secluded and therefore had a chance to develop their own culture. It all changed when the Europeans began colonizing Africa. They built churches, schools, and converted many Africans to Christianity. The Africans could not fight the Europeans,…

Class Conflict in A Streetcar Named Desire

Class conflict is represented throughout the play, A Streetcar Named Desire in various ways through characters, symbols, ideas and language. Characters such as Blanche, Stella, Mitch and Stanley are used to represent the aristocracy and working class. The Dubois clan, embodied by Blanche, represents the genteel society of the Southern plantation owners that presided through…

Titration Lab: NaOH with Standardized solution of KHP

Aim To standardize a sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solution against a primary standard acid [Potassium Hydrogen Phthalate (KHP)] using phenolphthalein as indicator. Variables Independent variables Mass of KHP (mKHP) Volume of KHP solution Dependent variables Volume of NaOH added [since the colour change will not happen at exactly the same volume of NaOH added (VNaOH)] Controlled…

Metaphysics: The Theory of Existentialism

Existentialism is defined as the philosophical theory, which holds that a further set of categories, governed by the norm of authenticity, is necessary to grasp human existence. What makes this philosophical argument distinct is not its concern with existence overall, but rather its claim that thinking of human existence requires new categories that are not…