• People Felt Read Great
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    You take a chance when you read. You risk an encounter with another persons ideas and experiences, and you may not ever be the same. Today I read two articles in our campus newspaper, The Preface. I took a chance by skimming through on finding any articles that shared my point of view or that would capture interest from me. I was actually very pleased to find an article that I believe to be outstanding. It appears members from the Preface staff visited Washington, D. C. to see the National Holo...
  • Tortilla Flat Evaluation Book Danny Felt
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    I have just completed the classic nove Tortilla Flat by John Stienbeck. I must admit, this book was very boring to read. It's not very long, only about 200 pages, but it seemed like much more. I wasn't too interested in this book. I felt having to read this book was a chore. Although the book has its good moments, I think people looking for an exciting book should stay away from this novel. Tortilla Flat is one heck of a boring book, but it does have an original story. Most of this book revolve...
  • Van Daan Presents Family Hanukkah
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    The Diary of Mrs. Frank-day 1944, I feel terrible. I don 't know what I was thinking, trying to kick Mr. and Mrs. Van Daan out of our hiding place. My family has never seen me like this. I must " ve forgotten to tell you what happened. Well, let me tell you. We were all sleeping when I opened my eyes, and saw Mr. Van Daan stealing bread. I immediately woke up everyone, by screaming and shouting at him. My husband had to hold me away from Mr. Van Daan, or else I would " ve hit him with my fist....
  • An Analysis Of Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation And Marti
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    Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" and King's "I Have a Dream" speech have many similarities and differences between them. The "Emancipation Proclamation" was written in 1862 and given on January 1, 1863. This famous document freed the all African-Americans from slavery. The "I Have a Dream" speech written and given in 1963 dealt with equality and the way people were treated. Both speeches were similar in that they were both positive speeches. They both tried to be uplifting and pushed for n...
  • Things Fall Apart Ibo Tribe
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    Summary and Analysis of: Things Fall Apart There are many lessons that we learn in life. China Achebe? s Things Fall Apart teaches one of life? s greatest lesson. True, lasting happiness matters more than ones social rank or ones rank of wealth. Okonkwo, who is the main character in this book, is trying his best to be the man that is father was not. His father was a well known bum and a man who owed a lot of debts. Okonkwo felt that men are always suppose to be strong, leaders, and do what peopl...
  • Annabel Lee Sepulcher By The Sea
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    I have spent the night in the sepulcher by the sea. Annabel Lee is my love and her dead soul is one with mine, so her death could not really take her from me. In the sepulcher I saw our kingdom by the sea. It was a beautiful house on the beach and we would always watch the sunset on the shore. At that moment, I had a very strange feeling come over me as if someone had taken you away from me. I felt the wind blow out of a cloud and I watched your highborn kinsmen bore you away from me. I then fe...
  • Brothers Mabel Felt Mother
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    In D. H. Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter," Mabel "did not share the same life as her brothers " (195). Mabel Pervin was not close to her brothers, because there were personal and physical separations. Mabel was a plain, uninteresting woman. She seldom showed emotion on her face. In fact her face usually remained impassive and unchanged. Her brothers could be described as three handsome and well-spoken men. Mabel was independent, having taken care of the house for ten years without a ser...
  • Relationship Felt Happy Life
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    Unit 1: Narrative Essay Feeling complete with your own personal mental and physical standpoints is essential if you ever want a fulfilling relationship. Knowing your own ability to live vigilantly day to day, being gratified with the prospects of how you are living your life up untill this point. This is what determines wether your ready to take the step into entering a relationship. Every point in ones life is a learning experience. Treating past relationships as learning experiences help to be...
  • Friendship Cease Caesar Brutus Rebecca
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    Friendship has been around through out history. Caesar and Brutus, Caesar and Marc Antony have all had great friendships, but there are hard times when they disagree just like how Maggie and Rebecca were. They were the best of friends, almost family until one fight got in the way of their friendship. You can be best friends or even family and still have confrontations that you don't enjoy, As with Caesar and Brutus, or Maggie and Rebecca. Perhaps the strongest friendship in the play was Caesar ...
  • American Revolutionary War Coercive Act
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    American Revolutionary War Were the Colonists Justified in Their Rebellion against England? Did They Have an Adequate Cause for Revolution? Starting after the termination of the Seven-Year's war, by the Peace of Paris, England repeatedly violated the American Colonists' rights. A series of events, happening between 1763 (ending of the Seven-Years' war) and 1775 (starting of the revolution), could be taken as motives for the American's revolution. The Americans claimed that through both, the Suga...
  • Catcher In The Rye Allie
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    Some authors create characters that appear briefly or not at all, but are a significant presence. Even though he was dead, Allie affected the action, theme and development of Holden. The death of Holden's younger brother Allie played an important role in Holden's actions. Holden could not deal with his death and showed it by causing physical harm to himself. He did this to escape the pain he was feeling inside. Holden said that Allie was " terrifically intelligent' and the 'nicest' person. Beca...
  • The Story Of An Hour
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    Analysis of 'The story of an hour' In "The story of an hour" Kate Chopin tells the story of a woman, Mrs. Mallard whose husband is thought to be dead. Throughout the story Chopin describes the emotions Mrs. Mallard felt about the news of her husband's death. However, the emotions she felt were not over come by despair or by sadness, they were something else. In a way she was relieved more than she was upset, and almost rejoiced in the thought of her husband no longer living. In using different ...
  • Grant Wiggins Black Students Antoine
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    "He could teach any of us one thing, and that one thing was flight. Because there was no freedom here. He said it, and he didn't say it. But we felt it." - Grant Wiggins In the book, A Lesson Before Dying, written by Ernest J. Gaines, Grant Wiggins recalls the outcome of a trail he was not involved in as a young boy. He has now returned to his hometown where he teaches black children, like himself, at the plantation school. While watching the young boys chop the wood at the school, Wiggins reme...
  • Black Like Me John Griffin
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    Black Like Me was first published in November of 1961. It was originally written as an article describing the rise in suicide tendency among Southern Negroes. John Howard Griffin assumed that "it would be an obscure work, of interest primarily to sociologists." Historically, Griffin was the first white person to experience certain issues known only to black people. By simply darkening his pigment, he encountered a complex reality formerly unknown to him or any other white person. Black Like Me ...
  • Coup Number Walter Momma Money
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    Coup number one is the scene when Ruth finds out that she is pregnant and wishes to tell Walter. Ruth wants to tell Walter about the new baby and their plans weather or not to keep the baby but he has his own little problems and is too mind bothered to listen. So Mamma sits him down and makes him listen. In this scene, it shows how Walter really doesn't know his wife as well as he thought he did and as well as the communication gap between Walter and Ruth. The fact that he thought that Ruth woul...
  • United States Americans Countries Continent
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    To what extent was late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century United States expansionism a continuation of past United States expansionism and to what extent was it a departure? The United States steadily grew from the beginning of its history and it needed more land to support the growing number people that were living on the continent. At first, the Americans felt that they had the God-given right to expand all the way to the Pacific on the North American continent, but when all the l...
  • The Chrysanthemums Husband Notice Felt
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    By John Steinbeck Elisa Allen, a woman who is content with her love of growing the best chrysanthemums, but is not as successful in her growth relationship in her marriage. She feels her husband does not understand her need to grow chrysanthemums, because she gets the attention from others how beautiful and big her flower grows. One day a stranger came up where she was working in the chrysanthemums garden, looking for work for food or money. She explained that there was no work to be done around...
  • Breast Cancer Walk One Feeling Felt
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    The 10 th Annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk was held on Sunday, October 19 and attracted a vast amount of participants. The five-mile walk took place at Queens Boulevard and as cold as the weather was, many showed their support by making donations and participating in the walk. Approximately six hundred of St. John's students took part in this great cause, myself being one of them. Apart from this walk, I had participated in other causes like the "March of Dimes" for babies and ...
  • Love Felt Life Year
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    This is a passage of my life, which I remember with very much fondness, maybe because it could be my first love and could not be. It was my first day of classes, my best friend and I were excited to start a new school year and make new friends. Central High School is an old school I remember all rooms having a very peculiar odor, like a musky smell, the classrooms was big and cold. So there I was going down the bright lighted halls when I saw him. I instantly felt butterflies in my stomach. He w...
  • American Dream Southern State
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    The American Dream It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream' can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill.' "Ciity upon a hill' meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19 th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream' of superiority playing a part in American History. Each American has a different idea of this superiority, but nonetheless strive to achieve it, whatever...