• Civil Rights Jimmy Douglas Kiki
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    Once upon a time, in a small town near Birmingham, there lived a regular black family who was struggling for their lives in a hostile society. With three kids, Jimmy Bruce, and Kiki, the father and mother, Jarome and Martha, were subjected into working hard for their children. Not many black families were able to succeed in this cruel world of the 1960's. The kids, each being too young and of the wrong race at this point in time, were unable to attend a school or even go to church. Instead, they...
  • Jimmy Paper Chair Screen
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    May 13, 2001 All the Pictures Potatoes. Instant potatoes at that. This was the meal of the evening. A plastic bowl half filled with a pasty hot goo that claimed to be somehow derived from a potato. Thoughtlessly, Jimmy gulped it down as he stared blankly at his computer screen. On the monitor showed a blank white page, even whiter than his potato mush. The screen was ludicrously devoid of all semblance of any color than white. There was no hint of the black font that was supposed to have filled...
  • Mrs Polzin Jimmy Max Ball
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    The False accusation Jimmy was a short and a big headed kid. He was very smart and had brown hair. One day, he was walking in the long and narrow hallway between his classes with, his autographed football and work books in his hand, when his friend Sheen approached him. Sheen was Jimmy's best friend. He was tall and had black hair. Sheen was considered by Jimmy, to be slow in the head. "Where's our next class?" Jimmy asked." What?" asked sheen." Where's our next class?" Jimmy repeated. "Oh, why...
  • Jimmy Cross The Things They Carried
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    Rogers 1 Stephanie RogersSthapitanondaComp. 130210 March 2004 Jimmy Cross: Life Story There is something special about human beings. Human beings have the capacity to sacrifice themselves for others. Not all do it and many do just the opposite. In the story "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'BRIEN, demonstrates that statement. Jimmy Cross, who is 1 st lieutenant of his platoon, is a man of integrity and grace which unfortunately starts to diminish throughout his journey. Jimmy begins to fantasi...
  • Jimmy Blacksmith True Keneally Characters
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    Two-Way Monologues An examination of Keneally's The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith throughFriel's Translations If medium is the message, as suggested by Marshall McLuhan, much can be said about the difference between a novel and a play. As he explains, the medium is an extension of human facility, "The wheel... is an extension of the foot. The book is an extension of the eye... Clothing, an extension of the skin... ." (McLuhan). Thomas Keneally's novel The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith explains this phe...
  • Antonias Mother Jimmy Fight Ambroch
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    Tessa Stephens English Literary Analysis The novel My Antonia tells us that it takes time to find out what people are really like. It also helps us realize that it is scary to be new and it takes time to adjust. When Jimmy sees his grandmother give Antonias mother her metal pot, he realizes that he didnt really know Antonias family as well as he thought he did. When Antonias father killed himself, Jimmy saw that something like a change in environment is dramatic enough to make some people want t...
  • Windflower Elsa Jimmy Child
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    Windflower Gabrielle Roy, the author of Windflower, shows us through her main character, Elsa Kumachuck, that isolation can have unfortunate effects on an individual and the people around them. We, as readers, are in the beginning given the impression that Elsa is a fit mother who is responsible and knows how to raise her child properly. Later on though, we realize that it's the influence of other people in her life and the experience of isolation later on that lead her to make the decisions tha...
  • Life Desperate Woman
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    Outline Thesis: This background, together with a believable plot, convincing characterization, and important literary devices, enables D. H. Lawrence in " Jimmy and the Desperate Woman" to develop the theme that real men do take responsibility. I. D. H. Lawrence's background influenced him to write the short story, "Jimmy and the Desperate Woman." A. One important influence on the story is his parents. B. In addition to his parents, another influence on the story is a relationship that he had w...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie Miss Dorothy
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    Thoroughly Modern Millie Thoroughly Modern Millie takes place in the year 1922 in New York. At this point in history all the women wanted equal rites and wanted to have fun. The main characters in this film are Millie Dillmount, Miss Dorothy Brown, Trevor Graydon, Jimmy Smith, and Muzzy. Millie Dillmount is a totally modern woman. She's come to the cite from the country in search of a husband. She strives to become a successful business woman and to marry well and be rich. She has every intenti...
  • Jimmy Father Work Money
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    An Analysis of Why Jimmy Doyle Will Never Succeed in Life Due to His Father In 'After The Race', by James Joyce in the book 'Dubliners', the main character, Jimmy Doyle will be an unproductive citizen, fooling around with his friends and living off of his father's money for the rest of his life. In this short story he demonstrated that he doesn't realize the value of money, because he has never had to work for it, hence he is too frivolous with it at times. Jimmy also likes to be with his friend...
  • Creative Writing Jimmy Valentine The Safe Cracker
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    Creative Writing: Jimmy Valentine the Safe Cracker As Ralph D. Spencer strolled down the sidewalk, he knew of a few things he had to do. For he liked being Ralph Spencer and did not want to return to being Jimmy Valentine. First, he went back to the bank where everyone was still trying to of what just happened. He took his soon to be wife by the hand and as they walked to the shoe store, he tried to explain. He told her everything about his previous life. The way he broke into safes, the many t...
  • Jimmy Cross And George Orwell Comparison
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    George Orwell and Jimmy Cross Character Comparison In the two short stories, Shooting an Elephant and the Things They Carried there are certain similarities and differences that George Orwell and Jimmy Cross hold. Each character in the short stories has there own different situation they are in, but they both are in a foreign land and they both have to take orders and do what there country is asking of them. However, even though each situation is different they both deal with some of the same em...
  • Jimmy Hoffa Parking Lot
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    Jimmy Hoffa was a very powerful leader and president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehouseman, and Helpers of America, whose mysterious disappearance, suspected of being Mafia connected, on July 30, 1975 has never been solved. Hoffa was a major figure in the Supermob, the go-betweens of the upper world and the mafia world. As the Teamster president, Jimmy had two very important voters: his members and the gangsters that helped him move up the ladder to union succes...
  • Dream Sequence Jimmy Charley Car
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    The plot of Big Red Riding Hood is as thin as you can get, but that is usually the case with most one-revelers. Charley plays Jimmy Jump as in all of his one-reel shorts. A title describes Charley's character, 'Jimmy Jump -- An intellectual giant, but a financial dwarf.' Charley's task in this film is to translate the story 'Little Red Riding Hood' into Swedish. So, in the entire film, Charley tries to finish reading the story. When a man buys the book and puts it in the back seat of his car, Ji...
  • Jimmy Needed Martha Carried
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    By burning those pictures he not only breaks free from the fantasy world, but also of Martha. She was a girl back home who he had loved dearly, and had remained in contact with throughout the war. His infatuation with Martha was not a sexual one, but one that had something much greater weight towards his survival. He did not think about Martha day in and day out because she was his only true love of the world; he merely needed something to occupy his mind with. He needed something to keep his th...
  • Juvenile Competency To Stand Trial
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    The Supreme Court has long considered competency to be a right of the criminal defendant in court. In many areas, insanity has been a criminal defense with a significant history. However, in the early part of this century, adult protections, including the competency requirement and common defenses like insanity, were not added into the juvenile court system. Because juvenile courts were established to protect juveniles from the rigors of adult court and punishments in adult facilities, states fo...
  • Sully Jimmy Bus Face
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    The rain bombarded Sully Ern as tent, the drops like proverbial homing missiles. He was perfectly dry underneath what was no more than a sheet of plastic, and this brought a slight smile to his face. The thought entered his head without warning. At last, some decent luck, Sully suppressed the thought immediately, but it was too late. Like some ancient curse being let loose, the chaos struck. Sullys tent was torn from the ground by a sudden gust of wind; the pegs flew and the rain struck, victor...
  • Jimmy Hendrix Jimi Band Guitar
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    Jimi Hendrix "There are those who come before the public eye and are commercialized into the consciousness of the masses. We are told they are popular, and we echo, they are popular. Then there are a few who are so intuitively tuned into the universe that they are still influential even though they are beyond sight. This is immortality, and Jimi Hendrix is immortal. It is exciting to know that the world has yet to truly be exposed to Jimi's genius. Maybe the overshadowing rumours that are used ...
  • Is Jimmy Blacksmith Evil
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    Is Jimmy Blacksmith Evil! Jimmy Blacksmith was not evil, he was somebody driven to the unthinkable because he had all this anger and frustration bottled up inside of him, and all these emotions confused him. Evil means morally bad, wicked or harmful, Jimmy was non of these things, he was a victim of racial prejudice. The first way in which Jimmy got driven to his anger, was when he had gone to find a job and he did his job all correctly and put all his hard work into it, but his boss would alway...
  • National Treasure Jimmy Carter Center President Atlanta
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    A National Treasure Jimmy Carter Essay, Research National Treasure Jimmy Carter A NATIONAL TREASURE: JIMMY CARTER Jimmy Carter was president from January of 1977 to January of 1980. During his presidency, however, he did not accomplish nearly as much as he has in the past 18 years. In 1984, Carter joined the Habitat for Humanity Organization, a nonprofit organization that helps build homes for the needy in the United States and in other countries. This began when the former President led a group...