Discusses five different aspects of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Includes views on marriage, Chaucer's approach to humor. Tales referred to are the Prologue, The Friar's Tale, Parliament of Foules, Wife of Bath, the Knight's Tale.
This paper examines the issue of capital punishment, looking at the arguments on both sides and concluding that capital punishment is the right thing to do. It lists both pro and con arguments, defeating the con arguments.
MORAL CODES IN LITERATURE.
Analysis of three French committed writers. Their common interest in characters whose moral codes are developed during extreme situations. Discusses two novels by Andre Malraux, two plays by Albert Camus, and one play by Jean- Paul Sartre. How the works reflect the authors' particular struggles, involvements and morality.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF LOVE.
Analysis of a Chinese story. "Tu Shih-Niang Sinks the Jewel Box in Anger." Social and political climate of China of the time. Glorified meaning of romantic love. Love between a father and son, between friends, self-sacrificing love and self-serving love. Difficulties of the romantic love relationship; betrayal.
Methodists: Death and Dying
This paper examines the history of Methodism, with an emphasis on death and dying and the evolution of the Methodist funeral through the years since Wesley.
ST. AUGUSTINE ON JUDAISM.
Analyzes 4th Cent. Christian theologian's views on Judaism & the two religions' relationship in Bible, faith & salvation, focusing on his negative attitude.
Right to Privacy and drug testing
This paper is about mandatory drug testing for athletes in sports. It addresses these issues: Is there a valid reason that the courts can use to justify mandatory drug testing of student athletes? Privacy rights.
"A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE"
(Tennessee Williams) & [A Doll House] (Henrik Ibsen). Compares & contrasts female protagonists. Success & failure in life & self-discovery, conflicts with men, personalities.
JESUS AND THE OUTCASTS OF SOCIETY.
Examines biblical theme. How Jesus' association with specific social and cultural outcasts shaped Christian moral and philosophical content. Importance of the Redemption. Jesus' position as a Jew and outcast in Roman society. Jesus' challenge to Pharisee logic and Hypocrisy. Concept of inclusion. Outline.
THE APOSTLE PAUL.
Examines the character, conversion, development, authenticity, historical & religious significance, academic interpretations & impact on Christianity of the author of Acts.