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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers is a novel of adventure fiction by Alexandre Dumas, pere. It is the story of a young man named dArtagnan. He leaves home to become a musketeer of the guard of King Louis XIII of France. He and his friends Athos, Porthos, and ...

                                               

Therese Raquin

An orphan girl named Therese Raquin is sent to live with her aunt, Madame Raquin, and her cousin Camille, who is very "sick" with hypochondriasis. When Therese is 21, she marries Camille. The three of them then move to Paris. Laurent, a childhood ...

                                               

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is an American novel written by Harper Lee. It was published in 1960. The book was a great success. It won the Pulitzer Prize. The book was adapted and made into a 1962 movie starring Gregory Peck. The movie won three Academ ...

                                               

Steve Trevor

General Steven Rockwell Trevor is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He is the sidekick and often involved in a romantic relationship with the superhero Wonder Woman. The character was created by Willi ...

                                               

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne. It was published in 1870. It is the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus. The book depicts the latest technology, and more advanced things ...

                                               

Two-Face

Two-Face or Harvey Dent is a fictional Batman supervillain who appears in comic books by DC Comics. The character was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and first appeared in Detective Comics #66. He was the district attorney of Gotham City befo ...

                                               

Uncle Ben

Benjamin "Ben" Parker is a fictional character appearing in Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. He is an uncle of Peter Parker because he is the brother of Peters father Richard Parker. Uncle Ben and his wife Aunt May raised Peter since hi ...

                                               

Utopia (book)

Utopia is the name of a book. Thomas More wrote it in 1516. He wrote it in Latin. Its original title is De Optimo Republicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia. This is usually translated to On the Best State of a Republic and on the New Island of Ut ...

                                               

Darth Vader

Darth Vader is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe. He appears for the first time in A New Hope. Vader is the main character of the Dark Side of the Star Wars series. He appears as a 2 meter-tall man dressed in black armor and a cap ...

                                               

Cruella de Vil

Cruella De Vil is the villain in the Dodie Smith book The Hundred and One Dalmatians who kidnaps the puppies for their fur. She is described as having one half of her hair white and the other half black, an extreme fondness for pepper and a prefe ...

                                               

Village Voice

The Village Voice is a free weekly newspaper and news and features website in New York City. It features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City. It is also d ...

                                               

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is an international newspaper published every day by a company called Dow Jones & Company. It is published in New York City with Asian and European editions. In 2007, more than two million people read it daily, and about 9 ...

                                               

Bruce Wayne (The Dark Knight Trilogy)

Batman is the main hero of The Dark Knight Trilogy and based on the DC Comics character of the same name. He was played by Christian Bale in all three movies and in the video game based on Batman Begins.

                                               

Thomas Wayne

Dr. Thomas Wayne is a fictional Batman character who was the father of Bruce Wayne and the husband of Martha Wayne. He was the founder of Wayne Enterprises and was one of Gothams best doctors. He had a strong relationship with Bruce until he was ...

                                               

Ginny Weasley

Ginevra "Ginny" Molly Weasley is a fictional character of J.K. Rowlings famous series of fantasy novels, Harry Potter. She was borned on August 31st 1981, thus making her one year younger than Harry Potter. She developed a crush on Harry when she ...

                                               

Ron Weasley

He is a red-haired child with freckles. He comes from a poor background. He lives at The Burrow with his family of nine people. He is the youngest son in his family. He was a humorous and loyal boy. He wishes he had money. He is the sixth of seve ...

                                               

The Well of Loneliness

The Well of Loneliness is a 1928 lesbian novel by Radclyffe Hall. It was published in London by Jonathan Cape. The book was banned for violating the Obscene Publications Act of 1857. It stopped being banned in 1949, but by that time Hall was dead ...

                                               

Western (genre)

The Western is a genre of fiction. Westerns tell stories that are set mostly in the second half of the 19th century in the American Old West, hence the name. There are also stories about Western-type characters set in other times. These include J ...

                                               

The Wife of Baths Prologue and Tale

The Wife of Baths Prologue and Tale is a story from the well known book The Canterbury Tales. It is about a knight who sets on a quest to find the object that women most desire. The story has been changed into many plays. The story begins when a ...

                                               

The Wikipedia Revolution

The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created The Worlds Greatest Encyclopedia is a 2008 book by Andrew Lih. It is a book about the history of the internet encyclopedia Wikipedia. It covers the period from the start of Wikipedia in ea ...

                                               

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Bronte. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell". After her death, a second edition was edited by her sister Charlotte. The story is about the love of Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, ...

                                               

Zlatas Diary

Zlatas Diary was a diary by Bosnia and Herzegovinas Zlata Filipovic. It was written between 1991 / 1993 about her life at the time. It was mostly about the Bosnian war that erupted near her in Sarajevo. She starts the fifth grade in the beginning ...

                                               

General Zod

General Zod is a fictional Superman character who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character, who first appeared in Adventure Comics #283, was created by Robert Bernstein and initially designed by George Papp. He is a s ...

                                               

Soho

Soho is an area of the City of Westminster and the West End of London. It is long established as an entertainment district. For much of the 20th century Soho had sex shops, prostitutes, jazz clubs, bars, night clubs, theatres and the movie indust ...

                                               

Butters Bottom Bitch

Butters Bottom Bitch is the ninth episode of the thirteenth season of South Park. It first started on the Comedy Central in the United States on October 16, 2009. In this episode, Butters pays $5 and gets his first kiss from Sally, a girl on the ...

                                               

Hung (TV series)

Hung is an American comedy-drama television series on HBO, created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson. Thomas Jane acts as "Ray Drecker", a high school basketball coach in suburban Detroit, Michigan, who has little money and who works as a prost ...

                                               

Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome is a form of autism spectrum disorder. It affects the way in which a person understands, talks and acts with other people. A person who has Asperger syndrome may not fit in well with other people, and may be unable to act like e ...

                                               

Cognitive psychology

Cognitive psychology is a branch of psychology that looks at basic actions of the mind. These are aspects of the higher brain, such as thought, feeling, problem solving, memory, and language. Cognitive psychologists often look at mental changes t ...

                                               

Educational psychology

Educational psychology is a branch of psychology. It has ancient roots, but was mostly developed in the 20th century. It has two "faces", the scientific and the humanistic.

                                               

Gestalt psychology

Gestalt psychology is a theory of mind and brain formed in Berlin early in the 20th century. The idea is that the brain sees things as a whole. The gestalt effect is most clear with sight. We recognise figures and whole forms, not just a collecti ...

                                               

Personality

Personality is a term that describes traits a person shows consistently at different times and in different situations. If we understand a persons personality we may be able to predict their behavior in many situations. Predictability makes it po ...

                                               

Social cognitive theory

Social cognitive theory emphasizes how cognitive, behavioral, personal, and environmental factors interact to determine motivation and behavior. Social cognitive theory was presented by Albert Bandura in response to his dissatisfaction with the p ...

                                               

Implicit memory

Implicit memory is a part of memory where previous experiences of how to do a task helps with doing the task again. Implicit memory is unconscious memory: the person or animal performing the task is not aware of the presence of implicit memory. E ...

                                               

Inattentional blindness

Inattentional blindness, or perceptual blindness, is when a person does not see something in plain sight. The term is only used for a lack of attention, not for any physical defect of vision. The term was used as a book title. It is a basic fact ...

                                               

Listening

Listening is not quite the same thing as hearing. Hearing is a biological process that can be scientifically explained, but listening is a psychological process of what happens to sounds as we interpret and use them. It is a cognitive activity. I ...

                                               

Priming (psychology)

Priming is an implicit memory effect in which exposure to one stimulus influences the response to another stimulus. Experiments in the early 1970s showed that people were faster recognising a word, when the word followed a related word. For examp ...

                                               

Similarity (psychology)

Similarity in the area of cognitive psychology refers to things or ideas that people put together in the same groups, or categories, in their minds. Many psychologists try to find out what rules people use when they decide that two things are sim ...

                                               

Unconscious mind

The unconscious mind is thought to be a deeper part of a persons mind that works without that person knowing it. Feelings, thoughts, desires or emotions appear to come out of nowhere, leaving the person to question where they came from. The uncon ...

                                               

Altered state of consciousness

An altered state of consciousness, or altered state of mind, is any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state. The expression was used in 1966 by Arnold M. Ludwig, and brought into common usage by Charles Tart. It desc ...

                                               

Emotion

Emotion s are what people feel. They are very ancient, and can be seen in all mammals. Emotions are caused by a complex mixture of hormones and the unconscious mind. Only with great difficulty can we control our emotions by conscious effort. They ...

                                               

Anger

Anger is one of the basic emotions. It is an inherited response, and is common to all mammals and a number of other animals. It happens when we are threatened, offended, wronged, or denied something we really want or need. Rage is the strongest f ...

                                               

Anguish

Anguish is an emotion. It is a feeling of severe pain, mental suffering, distress and sadness. Anguish is related to misery, dread, despair, and depression.

                                               

Arrogance

Arrogance indicates strong pride or acting extremely self-important. In particular, a loss of contact with reality and overestimating ones own competence or capability. It is when you try to reason out or state your case over a traffic violation ...

                                               

Boredom

Boredom is an emotional state that comes when a person has nothing to do, and is not interested in anything. To stop boredom, most people do something to occupy or amuse themselves. The first known use of the word boredom is in the novel Bleak Ho ...

                                               

Compassion

Compassion is a positive response and desire to help with an inner motivation to lessen or prevent suffering of others. Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help physical, spiritual, or emotional hurts or pains of another. The wo ...

                                               

Emptiness

Emptiness is a sense of general boredom, feeling socially separated from other people, and feeling that you do not care any more. Feelings of emptiness often accompany depression, loneliness, or despair. A sense of emptiness is also part of a nat ...

                                               

Euphoria

Euphoria, "well", and φέρω, "to bear") is a mental and emotional condition which makes a person feel extremely happy, excited, and carefree. These feelings are much stronger and more intense than what a human would normally feel. However, some na ...

                                               

Fear

Fear is a feeling or an emotion. When a person has fear, they are afraid or scared. A person who fears something does not want it to happen. The fear response comes from sensing danger. It leads to the fight-or-flight response. In extreme cases o ...

                                               

Happiness

Happiness is a feeling of pleasure and positivity. When someone feels good, proud, excited, relieved or satisfied about something, that person is said to be "happy". Feeling happy may help people to relax and to smile. Happiness is usually though ...

                                               

Hatred

Hate or hatred is an emotion of very strong dislike for someone or something. It is a desire to avoid, restrict, remove, or destroy that person or thing. It is often thought the opposite of love. Sigmund Freud said that hatred was a selfish feeli ...

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