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Women in China By Farrukh Khan
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Women in the People’s Republic of China have come a long way since the days when China was a feudal society based on the Confucius doctrine of the pre 1949 revolution age. Confucianism placed... More > women at a lower level in the society as compared to men and the society placed spatial prohibitions, segregations, seclusions and the binding of the feet on the female gender, requiring that they bow before the wishes of the men in their household. The revolution of 1949 finally brought to power a regime that has slowly but surely transformed the Chinese society, while working against great odds including an enormous population in a vastly spread out country which had limited resources to look after its people. This essay takes a look at the position of women in present day China.< Less
Saul’s Rise to Power in Ancient Israel By Farrukh Khan
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A political need for leadership had existed in ancient Israel and it was felt that the charismatic leadership alone could not fulfill the needs of the day. The Philistine threat and a lack of formal... More > authority to prevent tribes from ganging up against each other had caused the elders of Israel to ask the prophet Samuel, for appointment of a king. Samuel’s own sons who he had appointed to judge over Israel had turned out to be less than pious and thus, God had commanded that Saul ben Kish be appointed the first king of Israel. This brief essay examines Saul’s rise to power in ancient Israel in the light of Biblical evidence, when archeological records do support the existence of king David and his struggles against the descendants of Saul, but very little evidence is available about king Saul from other sources.< Less
How does the Internet Affect Cultural Production? By Farrukh Khan
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A shift in artistic expression and the creation of culture was made possible by advances in computer technology as silicon and pixels merged with molecules and matter. However, it is the Internet... More > which provides connectivity between computers that has made it possible for ideas and experiences from afar to influence local cultures. The artist now has new means of artistic expression, access to new ideas and more efficient and creative methods for cultural production.This essay presents a discussion about the affect of the Internet on cultural production.< Less
How does the Internet Affect Cultural Production? By Farrukh Khan
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A shift in artistic expression and the creation of culture was made possible by advances in computer technology as silicon and pixels merged with molecules and matter. However, it is the Internet... More > which provides connectivity between computers that has made it possible for ideas and experiences from afar to influence local cultures. The artist now has new means of artistic expression, access to new ideas and more efficient and creative methods for cultural production.This essay presents a discussion about the affect of the Internet on cultural production.< Less
How are Animal Skins and Bones Used for Jewellery Art Sourced, Processed and Marketed and How are these Ancient Mediums of Creation Celebrated in the Hands of Modern Day Artist? By Farrukh Khan
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Animal skins and bones were in use long before man could find ways to use gems and other mineral forms as adornments. After all, finding ways to extract minerals required more sophistication. Because... More > living animals impressed, attempts to emulate their form to benefit from beauty created by nature continued and nothing went to waste as the earliest of hunter-gatherers attempted to highlight their prowess in order to impress.This dissertation presents an examination of the sourcing, processing and marketing of animal skins and bones together with techniques for working with such mediums, ethical concerns and the value of products crafted to understand better the use of animal skins and bones for jewellery items.< Less
Factors Leading to a Lasting Married Relationship Using Grounded Theory Approach By Farrukh Khan
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This research study has attempted to focus on the identification of factors that are likely to have an influence on making marriages last. Although the topic of discussion is not something that is... More > new and a lot of attempts have been made to try and understand what leads to marital satisfaction and stable marriages, a grounded theory approach was utilised in the hope of finding some new insights into a relatively old issue.< Less
Factors Leading to a Lasting Married Relationship Using Grounded Theory Approach By Farrukh Khan
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This research study has attempted to focus on the identification of factors that are likely to have an influence on making marriages last. Although the topic of discussion is not something that is... More > new and a lot of attempts have been made to try and understand what leads to marital satisfaction and stable marriages, a grounded theory approach was utilised in the hope of finding some new insights into a relatively old issue.< Less
A Comparison of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tempest By Farrukh Khan
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This brief paper attempts a comparison Shakespeare’s work “Hamlet” with “The Tempest” by the same author. William Shakespeare was undoubtedly one of the greatest play... More > writes of his time and his classical work is still very much admired and widely read today. His earlier work was influenced by earlier writers such as Marlowe and Kyd. However, his style of writing changed considerably over his career and one of his last works “The Tempest” which was a romantic comedy was so different from the tragedies that he had been writing, that it was declared “un-Shakespearian”. Shakespeare’s style of writing in the two plays is discussed in this paper.< Less
Andrew Marvell’s “The Garden” By Farrukh Khan
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This brief essay takes a look at the verses of the sixth stanza of Andrew Marvell’s poem “The Garden”. Andrew Marvell lived in the times of Oliver Cromwell when England was engulfed... More > in wars. Andrew served as a parliamentarian and a first assistant of John Milton, with the times having an impact on his poetry. He has been called one of England’s greatest metaphysical poets and his poetry has included the poems “To His Coy Mistress” and “The Garden”. The meaning of the verses of the sixth stanza of his famous poem “The Garden”, which have been described as being very cryptic, are explored in the essay.< Less
Out of This Furnace by Thomas Bell By Farrukh Khan
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This essay takes a look at the book Out of This Furnace by Thomas Bell, which tells the story of the struggles that the immigrants to the United States of America from Slovak countries had to endure... More > in order to establish themselves in the new country. The book discusses the immigrants who arrived in the United States in the 19th and early 20th century and in the paper, an attempt is made to discover the strengths and weaknesses of the book. The themes, characters, depictions and events of the book are described and their strengths and weaknesses are discussed.< Less

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