Twisted and contrived world Franz Kafka


The Trial is a dive into a twisted and contrived world written by Franz Kafka, and wonderfully adapted to film by Orson Welles. Each work tells the unfortunate story of Josef K. attempting to prove his innocence after getting arrested for a crime he claims to have not committed. Though there are notable differences between the film and literature, each is able to present major themes of power, justice, paranoia, sex and art.The Trial is a dive into a twisted and contrived world written by Franz Kafka, and wonderfully adapted to film by Orson Welles. Continue ...

Essay about John Adams


Wife of diplomat John Adams and mother to five children, Abigail Adams, in her letter to her son, encourages her son to use his second voyage to France to mold his future. She firmly advises her son of the benefits of the trip. Through her use of ethos, allusion, and pathos, Adams creates an authoritative tone in order to persuade her son to use the voyage overseas as an opportunity to learn and grow as both an individual and a citizen. Continue ...

The Controversy over Sex Selection in the 21st Century


Technology has achieved many breakthroughs over the years. Scientists and doctors have created safer pathways for babies to survive and be much healthier than past centuries. Medical conditions that are linked to the X or Y chromosomes are being discovered and understood. Diseases like, Hemophilia is dominant in men rather than women, therefore, if a parent knows the baby boy would have a chance of having it, they could choose a girl instead. The amazing technology that allows the gender of a baby to be revealed before birth is astonishing. New parents are most likely eager to know the gender of their baby before it is born, so that the supplies the baby will need can correspond to the commonality of pinks and blues. Sex selection has changed all of this. Continue ...