• Gore Feel Abortion Bush
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    The two main candidates for the election of 2000 are George W. Bush and Al Gore. Al Gore, of course, being the current Vice President. I have never been into the whole politics game. But, know that I am 18 years old I feel I should start paying more attention to political issues. I don't know if I am going to vote this year, and if I did I don't know who I would vote for. I really don't know much about either canditate. All I know is that Gore is Vice President to Clinton, and we all know how m...
  • Green Panther Cop One People
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    Transcripts Of War: This is a briefing of the situation and operation initiated by me and Gollumfun. This will most likely be the longest post in the history of the CL forum but I need to add as much detail as possible so that all concerned can know why certain steps were taken. In this post there will be emails as well as other points of interest. None of the emails have been edited in any way and the headers are shown. Later, Gollumfun will post his winners list. WARNING: Just because you may...
  • Robin Hood Prince John
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    Robin Hood, the Animated Version The reason why I chose to do my paper on the movie Robin Hood is because it is funny and entertaining. This movie begins with a Rooster playing his banjo. Throughout the movie, the Rooster plays the part of the narrator, who tells the story of our animated friends Robin Hood, and Little John. As the story began, the two partners were running through the forest because they saw Prince John and his royal chariot coming to take more taxes away from the people of Not...
  • Herbal Information Herbs Herb Body
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    Herbs Herbal History The history of herbs date back thousands of years to the times of when doctors didn t have many tools of medicine to cure the ill with. They would use plants, berries, roots, and event the barks of some trees to cure an ailment. In those times there wasn t much background research on herbal remedies and so sometimes a cure from a doctor could increase the sickness or even be fatal. Europe and the Mediterranean have been using herbs to cure and help for 4000 years and there a...
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson Poetry One Understand
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    Robert Ste vick said of Robinson s poetry that it deserves the attention it does not contrive to attract (Joyner 1). This statement concerning Robinson s poetry explains the very nature of that which the poet desired and dreaded. He desired to sell his poetry and for it to attract readers, but he desired even more so, that those reader s understand what they were reading. His frustrations in life were placed in his poetry. Indeed, his poetry is described as being fairly autobiographical. His ex...
  • Interview Nick Holtum Boarding School
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    Interview with Nick Holtum When thinking of people I could possibly interview, and then deciding that most of them wouldn't be very interesting, I decided to interview a friend of mine. Nick Holtum. At first glance he seems like any other 15 year old but once you get to know him, you " ll soon realize that, that isn't the case. Firstly he's moved around and experienced more things then most people his age, even most people in general, and has developed a unique personality because of this. Nick ...
  • Dell Arte Piece Debussy Music
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    Concert Analysis: Songs Around the Word Offer Thee by Allen Rid out 1. Gregorian chant consists of a single-lined melody and is monophonic in texture. This piece also consists of these basic structures as well as not having any harmony or counterpoint. This piece performed by U of I faculty member Steven Rickards, is sung a cap pella. 2. This piece differs from the traditional Gregorian chant of the Middle ages because of the jumps and leaps presented in the piece, which show that the piece was...
  • The American Dream Joe Money Hanneh
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    The America Dream is defined in general as a dream of a land that is better richer for everyone based on accomplishment and opportunity. This dream is usually sought after by people who have been deprived of their social and human values. People who have not been able to achieve this dream based on restrictions of their situations that plague their lives. These situations can be different for everyone, race, sex, handicap, etc. My question is this goal obtainable? To me there is one thing that p...
  • Anabolic Steroids Users Steroid Drug
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    Our Nations Little Secret Within every gym and athletic practice across the United States there are secrets. These secrets are kept by public gyms, membership health clubs and even high school sports. This secret is killing our youth and disrupting the sportsmanship of not only the United States, but also on an international level. What I am referring to is the use of anabolic steroids. This epidemic is spreading through our country like a wildfire. It is going unnoticed and misunderstood. Even...
  • Censorship V Freedom Of Speech On The Internet
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    The world of cyberspace is a fast developing new universe of information, this information can flow between two computers sitting next to each other just as easily as it can flow between countries or right around the world. In this world where the information kept on a disc can be more valuable to a company than the company itself, regulation and control of the flow of this information is very necessary. The Internet soon after its creation became the world s central location for piracy, and it ...
  • Snakes And Ladders India People One
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    Snakes and Ladders by Gita Mehta is a book that celebrates India and its history. The author provides many short stories that try to show how India is trying to develop as a nation. She tells about the complex religious system, as well as cultural diversity, and the corruption of India's government. She shows the reader many aspects of the experience of living in India, which Mehta clearly shows that she loves, but she attempts to remain neutral about the issues that she discusses. When the Indi...
  • Descartes Meditations Thinking Thing
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    In the Meditations, Rene Descartes attempts to doubt everything that is possible to doubt. His uncertainty of things that existence ranges from God to himself. Then he goes on to start proving that things do exist by first proving that he exists. After he establishes himself he can go on to establish everything else in the world. Next he goes to prove that the mind is separate then the body. In order to do this he must first prove he has a mind, and then prove that bodily things exist. I do agr...
  • Christianity In Dostoyevsky's Crime And Punishment An Overview
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    Christianity in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment: An Overview Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote, " If someone succeed in proving to me that Christ was outside the truth, and if, indeed, the truth was outside Christ, the nI would sooner remain with Christ than with the truth" (Frank 68). It was by no means easy for Dostoyevsky to reach this conclusion. In Dostoyevsky's life, one sees that of an intellectual Prodigal Son, returning to the Father In Heaven only after all other available systems of belief ...
  • Plato's Revenge Allegory Of The Cave
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    One's opinion, philosophy, or ideology, apparent or hidden can help, or hinder individual or collective development. This hindering action is apparent in Plato's Allegory of the Cave, and the action of helping is apparent in Free at Last by Harriet Jacobs. Each of these authors has their own ideology, which they would like to share. In Plato's Allegory of the Cave we look into the lives of people whose ideology is chosen for them. These people are forced to sit and stare in one direction their w...
  • Flowers For Algernon Charlie Story Keyes
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    In my opinion "Flowers for Algernon" written by Daniel Keyes is a successful short story because of Keyes superbly formed Characters, his brilliant format used and the many different themes he featured throughout the story. "Flowers for Algernon" is a short story about a man of low intelligence, Charlie Gordon, who is asked to take part in a new breakthrough operation to improve his intellect. He hopes that one day he will become happy because he is smarter, but instead he becomes more isolated ...
  • Appearance Versus Reality In The Pearl
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    Thesis: In The Pearl, John Steinbeck depicts the theme of appearance versus reality, as he explores Kino s journey through life with the pearl of the world in his possession. I. Allegory A. What is it 1. A term used when an author talks of one thing, and thereby conveys another 2. Steinbeck ties it in with realism B. How does it tie in with the story 1. Steinbeck stated, That the pearl is not totally in realistic tradition. 2. He takes a simple object and puts so much detail into it that the ob...
  • Twist Of Irony Author Luncheon One
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    LUNCHEON- A REVIEW W S Maugham was young and nave, and was living in Paris, some twenty years from the time of writing this striking short story with a twist of irony. His first literary works were just published. Like any young writer, he craved for admiration. And that's what he got when he received a fan mail from a lady, lavishly praising one of his just published works. He was elated and wrote back thanking her. Then he receives a letter from the same admirer stating that she was passing th...
  • The Priesthood Diocesan Priest
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    Priesthood For my project I chose to research the priesthood. In my paper I will tell you about priests, their daily routine, and provide an interview from a friend who is studying to be a priest. There are several stages to becoming a priest. The first step is contact, which is when a man who is interested but is not quite sure that he should contact his pastor or the Vocations Director. A man would meet with someone and share his feelings and experiences in the community. The next step is bec...
  • Working Hard Holden Allie Brother
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    Catcher In The Rye – Holden's Breakdown Catcher In The Rye – Holden's Breakdown Holden? s Breakdown 10/1/99? It? s not the last straw which broke the camel? s back. ? In J. D. Salinger? s, Catcher in the Rye, the protagonist, Holden Caulfield, has many mental breakdowns. Though it may not have been one solitary event that pushed him off the edge, the one thing that started the whole ordeal was his brother Allie? s death. ? He? s dead now. He got leukemia and died when we were up in ...
  • Childhoods End One Couldchildhoods
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    One could never believe that such a piece as Arthur C. Clarke's "Childhood's End,' was written nearly 50 years ago. The story itself was far ahead of its time and will probably remain so forever. There are some who dislike or would rather not read science-fiction because of its highly idealistic writing and plot outlines. This novel is the greatest I've read of science-fiction as of yet. Taking consideration into the fact that I am a novice science-fiction reader, one could dismiss my statement ...