• Freud's Oz Freudian Views In The Wizard Of Oz
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    Freud's Oz: Freudian Views in The Wizard of Oz The film The Wizard of Oz is definitely about the concept of returning home. This is made clear throughout the film. Dorothy's entire time in Oz is spent trying to get back home to Kansas. Then when she gets back home she tells Aunt Em that 'all I kept saying to everybody was 'I want to go home.' ' This fits perfectly with the time, 1939, that The Wizard of Oz was produced. One reason was that due to the depression, many people were forced away fro...
  • Lord Of The Flies Things Are Breaking Up
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    Things are breaking up With Reference to specific incidents and characters, show how this statement can be justified and explain how life on the island has changed for the boys since their arrival. I believe that the boys's ociety was doomed from the beginning. The greatest mistake the boys' made from the start, is to try to replicate adult society as it would be back home. There are no adults on the island, and the boys are used to having order, and rules, so they try to make things like they w...
  • Time Xiuxiu Apple Kaleidoscope Love
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    Gifts In The Sent Down Girl In Joan Chen's movie "The Sent Down Girl", there are two gifts, one is a kaleidoscope and the other is an apple, received by the central character: XiuXiu. These two different gifts play totally opposite role in XiuXiu's life. The kaleidoscope represents intangible beauty and wont last long, and the apple is a sign of evil desire. The kaleidoscope is a gift from XiuXiu's first lover: a boy and also the narrator. This gift appears three times in the movie and it is sym...
  • Ernie Pyle World War 2000
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    Ernie Pyle By: Jenny TrembathMarch 20, 2000 Ernie Ply e When a machine-gun bullet ended the life of Ernie Pyle in the final days of World War II, Americans spoke of him in the same breath as they had Franklin Roosevelt. To millions, the loss of him was as great as the loss of the wartime president. Since WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle was so famous, his death on the battlefront came as a shock to people around the world. Ernest Taylor Pyle was born August 3, 1900 to Will and Marie Pyle. He was bo...
  • Civil War Journal Men One Michael
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    Dear Journal, August 2, 1863 With Dixie in my heart, today is the day that South Carolina recruited me for this war. I must soon be ready to go to the regiment I was assigned to. I am in the 3 rd Infantry Regiment of South Carolina. I would rather have been in the cavalry since, the Great State, I raise horses, but they needed infantry even more. I will do anything to help the Confederacy. Emily, Joseff, and Soo are sad that their Pa is leaving them. I told them not to fret and remember that I ...
  • Nee Answers Love Home Didn
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    Unanswered QuestionsSittin here, reminiscing bout the days And how you loved me, in oh so many ways Candlelit dinners, lovemaking till sunrise Saw your love when I looked into your eyes Loving you, like a game, truth and dare We didn't care, made love anywhere Soft kisses, rub your fingers through my hair Why'd you just up and leave me Being with you, intoxicating Tender nights, lovemakingSittin here, contemplating I'll be sitting, here waiting Chorus: (X 2) Won't you come back home Should " ve ...
  • Incumbents Members Of Congress
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    In recent years, there has been a push for term limits, as a means of getting "new blood" into Congress. However, at the same time that a number of states have seen referendums pass demanding term limits on local and state public officials and members of Congress, incumbent members of Congress from those same states have easily won reelection. And while the public has been pushing to limit members of the House of Representatives to no more than six terms (or twelve years in office), and members ...
  • Show The Pharisees Father Son Life
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    Acceptance, Forgiveness, and Hope: The Parable of the Prodigal Son Explained In the first century AD, Jesus told a parable to the Pharisees, who believed they were better than the common sinners of the world. This has since come to be referred to as The Parable of the Prodigal Son. In this parable, Jesus tells of a family consisting of a father and his two sons. The older son appears to be very well mannered and level headed, while the younger seems somewhat rebellious. Jesus uses this story to ...
  • The Differences Between American And Indonesian Norm
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    Imagine this: You are on your way walking to school and having both your friends and strangers saying hello to you or asking you are doing. It s normal for American to do this but being a foreigner, it s a totally a new experience to have people greeting me so often. I fell so different, it s like having a lot of people care about me. Basically there are tons of different kinds of social in this world, from something you never think off to something that really astonishes you. Some norms are rul...
  • Davian Orion Back Home
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    Ohmigosh! You will never believe this. I, Nebula Stellar, got a date with an Earthling! I know this might seem stupid to you, but Im not from your planet. Im from the planet Koos ha, just a couple of light years away from Earth. Kooshians look like little balls of fluff with arms and legs and faces. So how did I meet this guy Well I was out exploring in my Spacecruiser on a nice summer day, when I found I planet Ive never saw before in my space explorations. Oh so this must be Earth! I said to ...
  • A Hero With A Thousand Faces Finding Nemo
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    Joseph Campbell has spent his outstanding life finding and mapping out the myths from all over the world that seemed to be built from the same "elementary ideas." Gradually, all there is, is one story being told and retold in all sorts of different languages, times, names, and costumes, all stories are the same, which he named "The hero's Journey," or the "mono myth." Campbell had written a book called The hero with a thousand faces which gathered the themes behind countless hero stories into on...
  • A Family Man Special Branch
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    My answer to the title "A Family Man" is that a family man always thinks a lot about the happiness for his wife and children, and if he doesn't he should. I believe the reason why the author has called this story "A Family Man" is that the main character is very much thinking like a family man when he's facing the main-problem. He's thinking about his future with his wife and how they in the best possible way can raise their child to come. In this story the family man is a man called Murphy. Mur...
  • Comparison Of Beowulf And The Odyssey
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    After reading Beowulf and The Odyssey I began to compare and contrast the two epics. There are lots of obvious differences and similarities. An obvious similarity is there are heroes in both of these epics. The settings in both epics are similar too. The characters in both are different in many ways though. So the next few paragraphs you will learn the main similarities and differences of these two epics. Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon epic that puts good against evil. It puts Beowulf against Grende...
  • Role Of Women In Odysseus
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    The roles of women play an essential and critical part of the epic poem, The Odyssey. There are two main roles that the female figures play, one being the good woman and the other being the seductress. Although women were considered subordinate to the men, the role of the good woman offers aid and pity to the male figures, such as Odysseus, that need it throughout the story. The character of a seductress is exhibited by most of the female figures. By taking on traits / qualities of a seductress,...
  • Back Home Harold War Love
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    Characters of all kinds have different lives and personalities that can shape them for who they are. These factors can affect their motivation, influences, and conflicts that happen upon in their lives. In the short story, "Soldier's Home" Ernest Hemingway gives us a WWI veteran, Harold Krebs, who has just come back from the war however, his influences and conflicts from the war have changed him from whom he used to be before the war. Harold Krebs, only recently returned from World War I, has mo...
  • Analysis Of Weapon's Training By Bruce Dawe
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    "Weapons Training" by Bruce Dawe, is an 'anti-war' poem, a dramatic monologue in which an instructor is teaching new recruits about their weapons in preparation for the Vietnam War. His voice is aggressive and demanding, the tone of the instructor is disciplined and hard on his students. The poem has a negative tone to it because it is about men being trained in the use of devices that will kill other men. The reader senses the atmosphere of a training area, and knows that the soldiers will most...
  • Immigration The Border United States
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    Economic instability, hardship, and seemingly perpetual poverty. Most United States citizens sit comfortably in prosperity and fail to think of anything that would be less; however, for our neighbors to south, prosperity is the last thing encountered on a day-to-day basis. Mexico's poor have flocked to America illegally as a result of unbearable living conditions and scarce economic opportunity. This has become a growing problem in the United States, as many undocumented illegal aliens have foun...
  • Front Line War Paul Boys
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    All Quiet on the Western Front This movie captures the lives of young men and their experiences in the Great War. It shows the affects that the war had on them and how it changed their prospective on their own life. Every beginning has an end. As does this story. The movie begins with the boys finishing their schooling. It is almost symbolic as the boys leave the school laughing and joking with one another as if they are leaving their childhood behind. The following day the boys enlist for war....