West Indies Federation Essays

  • Madness In Wide Sargasso Sea

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    Madness as Identity Fragmentation The main focus of this essay is to prove that the madness experienced by a few of the characters in Wide Sargasso Sea is not necessarily an inherent mental illness, but rather a consequence of the stress that colonialism, patriarchy and/or the consequence of existing between spaces has placed on the identity of each of the individuals. Madness in this sense is the fragmentation of an identity, something that both Antoinette and Rochester experience as they find

  • Benefit Of Tourism Essay

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    UIEA EK Davila Gilder Mayu Sato Tourism: Is it all about Entertainment or Profits? Tourism has always been one of the important factors which contribute the economic development of a country. At present days, the tourism sector has flourished because of the improved transportation system and easy access to countries. However, the inside story tells a different picture. Tourism has direct and indirect impact on the economy and society by creating job opportunity, generating revenue and profit

  • Tourism And International Tourism: The Importance Of Tourism

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    Tourism Tourism is to make a journey for fun, enjoyment, entertainment, family or some business purpose which is generally for a limited time period. Tourism is related with global travel and going to another place within the home country. Tourism is popularly becoming a holiday activity. Tourism can be national or global. Tourism is an important source of money for a number of countries and influence the economy of source and host countries. Tourism is service industry and it has many physical and

  • The Demon Lover Elizabeth Bowen Analysis

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    Analysis of “The Demon Lover” Reliving a past experience can often cause someone to have a relapse of those exact emotions of feelings. Elizabeth Bowen often uses her own life experiences throughout her work. Bowen often portrays herself as the main character. Bowen gives her readers a chance to read little bit and pieces of how her life was during the Blitz and World War II. In the short story “The Demon Lover” Elizabeth Bowen uses internal conflict to portray the effects of war.Mrs. Drover through

  • Alienation And Exile In The Caribbean Literature Analysis

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    He seeks to address the key to the problems of poetry in the West Indies in the contemporary experience of exile and the reoccurrences of this theme in his poetry. In “leaving school” Walcott’s choice of exile is seen as necessary step taken with the “exhilaration of departure” by the aspiring poet. It involved the betrayal

  • Multiculturalism In The Caribbean

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    once felt themselves “homeless” have begun to feel at home. Yet he remains unclear at this early moment in Walcott’s career precisely what such a culture looks like from the poet’s point of view- how St. Lucia relates to Africa and to Europe, to other West Indian islands, and to what extent those relationships are relevant. The notion of “multiculturalism” casting just doesn’t figure in the Caribbean, which has been a polyglot of cultures for centuries. “we don’t think that way in the Caribbean", he

  • Positive Economic Impacts Of Tourism

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    According to McNeely (1998) and Mbaiwa (2003), tourism is known as the largest growing industry especially in the area of job creation, improve quality of life to host community, improving local economy and many more (Mochechela, 2010).This is because tourism industry is one of the largest industries where host resident can get the economic benefits where both skilled and unskilled people can be employed. Economic impact usually can directly bring benefits to communities. However, even though the

  • Socio Cultural Factors In Tourism

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    It has been explained on the internet that socio cultural factors are customs, lifestyles and values that characterize a society. These factors can affect the quality of life, business and health. According to the Statistics of South Africa it states that the population growth of Mafikeng 291 528 in which 51% are females, 60.6% of young people are in full time education and 37.3% completed matric or higher. School attendance- school-aged (5 to 17 years old) are in school is 91%. The impact of theme

  • Character Analysis Of Bertha In Jean Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea

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    of a supernatural evil. When Jane encounters her in the night, she says to Rochester that she saw a woman “fearful” and “ghastly” with a “savage face” and “bloodshot eyes”, almost resembling “ the foul German spectre-the vampire” (JE 327). The silencing of Bertha by Jane is accomplished not only by the characteristics of savagery and monstrosity that are assigned to the former by the latter but also from the whole idea implied by the plot, which is that the happy ending of Rochester’s and Jane’s

  • Comparison Of Jane Eyre And Wide Sargasso Sea

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    Introduction Undoubtedly, two female authors Charlotte Brontë and Jean Rhys went down in history with their novels Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea which gained the hearts of people, especially women who might see themselves in the destinies of the two women depicted in the novels, and might be inspired, amazed, indignant or resentful by Jane’s unyieldingness, adherence to principles, braveness, desire for love and Antoinette’s energy, exotic nature, and madness. Doubtless, the novel of Charlotte

  • Candide Satire Analysis

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    Satire in the 18th Century The 18th century called for monumental social and economic change. Societal ways were changing and the overall beliefs of Europe was making a huge shift. In Voltaire’s Candide, as well as “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathon Swift, satire is used to critique the ways of society and allude to a better idea in turn. Candide is a philosophical tale testing Alexander Pope’s idea of “Philosophical Optimism.” The term philosophical optimism is the belief that all things are how

  • Subculture In The Caribbean Culture

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    1960s calypso merged with Indian music, soul and funk to become today’s soca beat. Although, the Caribbean islands have a history of slavery that dates back to the 15th century and the Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, British, and French colonized the West Indies as well as North America, Caribbean music, art, literature, fashion, dance, and culture which

  • Essay About Philippine Youth

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    There is a saying often repeated in the Philippines that is attributed to the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, taken from his poem A la Juventud Filipina; that “[t]he youth is the hope of the future.” In the Philippines, a country highly characterized by its religious tradition and conservatism (by virtue of its colonization by the Spanish Empire of the Exploration Age), the youth (by virtue of their membership to generation Y, a.k.a. the Millennials) becomes its bridge to globalization

  • Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

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    In Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph Ellis, Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Ellis explores many events and problems faced by the Founding Fathers as the United States seeks a new form of government. Ellis quotes Tom Paine, an English-born political philosopher, by saying “claimed that it was simply a matter of common sense that an island could not rule a continent”(Ellis, 3). Principles were at stake while the country was at a constant state of war with other

  • Locke Vs Hobbes

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    The American Constitution stands on the principles and ideals of ancient, notable philosophers such as John Locke and Thomas Hobbes. Their ideas and theories lead to the development of one of the strongest nations in the world. Believing the best form of government is a democracy, John Locke expressed an optimistic and positive view of the nature of human beings describing them as cooperative and social creatures. On the other hand, Thomas Hobbes had a pessimistic view of the nature of human beings

  • Imperialism In The Early Modern Era

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    Imperialism, a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. The Early Modern Era lasted during the 15th -18th centuries and was the era in which the world’s economy began to thrive the most. Global trade, wealth, and production growth and need led to imperialism. Both the Spaniards and the English advanced considerably in conquering new territories. The Spaniards, at first, imported much more than they exported. They were always demanding more foods and

  • Emilio Philippines

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    In the year of 1899, America ended the war it had been raging against Spain in regards to the freedom of the Philippine islands and its inhabitants. The United States supported the Filipinos with military assistance in hopes of liberating the islands from the control of Spain. With the eventual defeat of the Spanish army, America faced with the decision to annex the Philippines or to grant them their freedom and control regarding self government rule. President McKinley was an honest man and definitely

  • Pros And Cons Of Being A Politician

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    Politicians occupy a very special place in our society. As voters, we choose them to make the rules that we all have to live by, and as taxpayers, we trust them to take some of our money and spend it in a way that benefits us all. It's perhaps unsurprising then, that being a politician is not like any other job. If you're reading this it's because you want to become a politician. Great! But unfortunately, you don't choose to be a politician. Instead, you are chosen to be a politician. At the end

  • Ethics In Criminal Justice Essay

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    An important role is carried out by the criminal justice system in a democratic society. My philosophy and approach for balancing individual rights and public protection is that law enforcement authorities should restrict citizens’ liberties through force to compel obedience of law if those liberties cause harm to the society. Authorities maintain law and order by restricting freedoms of the citizens through force to constrain them to obey the law penalizing those who disobey the law. However, the

  • The Importance Of Culture Preservation

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    II.1.1 Preservation Preserve [pre-zurv] means (1) to keep alive or in existence; make lasting, (2) to keep save from harm or injury; protect or spare, (3) to keep up; maintain. (The definition of preservation, n.d). Preservation is the protection or maintaining of cultural property through activities that minimize damage and that prevent loss of informational content. The primary goal of preservation itself, is to prolong the existence of cultural property. (Definitions of Conservations, n.d).