• American Dream Money Quote Happiness
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    American Dream The American Dream is a lifelong goal that many Americans strive for. Most parents dedicate their life to making sure their children will have it better than they did themselves. Having all of money, wealth, education, freedom, belonging, and love would be my family's ideal dream. However, they probably put the most emphasis on money (tied to wealth & freedom, & derived from education), and love (tied to belonging). Of the two, money is probably the most important. This is why I c...
  • Crucible Quote Explication John Proctor
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    The Crucible Abigail Williams: "I am but God's finger, John. If he would condemn Elizabeth, she will be condemned." This quote is from the mouth of Abigail, the leader of the girls involved at the center of the plot. She is talking with John, and trying to rationalize the things that the girls are doing. Proctor knows what is at the heart of the matter as Abigail is merely trying to get rid of his wife so that they can be together, something that he no longer wants. This situation shows the read...
  • Power Struggle Quote Twain Role
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    In Chapter 1 of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain, the role of inequality is emphasized heavily. The quote on page 8, paragraph 2 shows this. The quote is "They and the women, as a rule, wore a coarse tow-linen robe that came well below the knee, and a rude sort of sandals, and many wore an iron collar. The small boys and girls were always naked; but nobody seemed to know it." (Twain PG 8). The Yankee seems to be looking down on the people around him, thinking he is bett...
  • The Things They Carried
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    In the novel The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien the author tells about his experiences in the Vietnam war by telling various war stories. The quote, 'It has been said of war that it is a world where the past has a strong grip on the present, where machines seemed sometimes to have more will power than me, where nice boys (girls) were attracted to them, where bodies ruptured and burned and stand, where the evil thing trying to kill you could look disconnecting human and where except in your i...
  • Montana Quote Page
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    MONTANA BY LARRY WATSON EXTENDED REPONSE. 1) In his twelfth year, David discovers the pain of growing up- the fragmentation of the secure world of the innocent though the awareness of truths and realities around him. Discuss. ESSAY In the text Montana by Larry Watson, it is evident that they 12 year old David is growing up. He is a typical 12 year old, loving outdoors, riding his horse, fishing, hunting and exploring (Quote page 23), but by the influences and family around him he has a painful, ...
  • Joy Williams The Killing Game
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    In the story, "The Killing Game", Joy Williams, uses several different types of writing skills to the reader to see her views. The quote "To kill be to put to death, extinguish, nullify, cancel, destroy." be a good strong introduction, it catches the readers attention. Word choice like this be what gets the message across to the readers in a fast, easy way. Another good quote for word choice she uses be, "We kill to hunt, and not the other way around." That shows that she be serious in what she ...
  • Literal Interpretation In Literature
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    Literal Interpretation in Literature Literature is meant to provide a perspective on life. Phrases or quotes found in works of literature may be used to help express one's own thoughts, to describe a particular situation, or even to apply the circumstances in another piece of literature. Readers often utilize literary quotes for this purpose, yet not every reader will interpret a given quote the same way. One example of phrase which can have many different meanings is the biblical quote 'The sin...
  • Siddhartha Overcoming Misfortunes Of The Past
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    Siddhartha: Overcoming Misfortunes of the Past On page 132 we read 'Everything that was not suffered to the end and finally concluded, recurred, and the same sorrows were undergone.' What does this mean in regards to Siddhartha and any other of the characters in Hesse " story? Do you agree with this statement? Explain. This quote is taken from the context of when Siddhartha is crossing the river and he sees his reflection and it looks like his father. This quote refers to a repeating of events. ...
  • Interpretation Of That Quote Life Choices Poem
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    Page 1 Symbolism in Robert Frost This poetry analysis essay is about symbolism in Robert Frost's poetry. The essay is titled "Symbolism in Robert Frost" and the poems under discussion are "The Road Not Taken" and "Birches." Fist I will start with the poem titled "The Road Not Taken" and provide three short quotes from this poem and one quote from "Birches." I will also provide three possible interpretations of their meaning. The following is a quote from the poem titled "The Road Not Taken": "Tw...
  • To Be Great Is To Be Misunderstood
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    "To Be Great Is To Be Misunderstood" The quote that I chose for this essay is " To be great is to be misunderstood." I agree with this quote, and I believe that it applies to many people's lives. This quote, as I interpreted it, means that if you want to be a great at what you do you might be misunderstood sometimes. This quote applies to many famous people. For example Albert einstein was misunderstood in his life. He dropped out of high school which may not be considered such a great idea if y...
  • Quote Chapter Face Thing
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    Quotes Quote 1: '124 was spiteful. Full of a baby's venom.' Chapter 1, pg. 3 Quote 2: ''My first-born. All I can remember of her is how she loved the burned bottom of bread. Can you beat that? Eight children and that's all I remember.' ' Chapter 1, pg. 5 Quote 3: 'a pool of red and undulating light that locked him where he stood.' Chapter 1, pg. 8 Quote 4: 'If a Negro got legs he ought to use them. Sit down too long, somebody will figure out a way to tie them up.' Chapter 1, pg. 10 Quote 5: ''I...
  • Anthem Essay Ayn Rand
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    Anthem Essay As one reads Ayn Rand's significant quotes from the story of anthem, there is always a main theme that is trying to escape, just as Prometheus escaped in her story. All three of the listed quotes work as a trio to sing that We; as society, works to defeat individuality. The quotes emphasize that we cannot survive without individualism and being alone brings out our unique personalities. It is true that all the quotes work as one, but at the same time they have their own individualis...
  • Racial Discrimination Sledgehammer Richard Quote
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    Bruce Bryant 9/9/0415/16 English II " He came like a sledge sledgehammer, like a giant out of a mountain with a sledgehammer, writing with a sledgehammer... ." - John Henry Clark This quote has a very important meaning because it defines the meaning of Richard Wright's story BlackBoy. This quote and the story both have something in common, such as the first line of the quote that talks about how some person came like a sledgehammer. This line corresponds to how Richard was growing up. He was bro...
  • Chapter Quote Night Forget
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    Quote 1: ''What can we expect? It's war... .' ' Chapter 1, pg. 4 Quote 2: ''I wanted to come back to Sight to tell you the story of my death. So that you could prepare yourselves while there was still time. To live? I don't attach any importance to my life any more. I'm alone. No, I wanted to come back, and to warn you. And see how it is, no one will listen to me... .' ' Chapter 1, pg. 5 Quote 3: ''The yellow star? Oh well, what of it? You don't die of it... .' ' Chapter 1, pg. 9 Quote 4: 'A p...
  • Beowulf Values Anglo Saxon
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    Every culture has distinctions that separate it from other cultures. That it what makes them so unique. The have different religions, foods, ceremonies, rituals, and holidays. The perceive the world in different ways, and also have certain values that they treasure very much. The Anglo-Saxon culture is no different. It had all these, and it strongly hold certain values to be admired. There are many of these values in the culture, as shown by the epic poem Beowulf. Like most religions, the Anglo...
  • Educating The Global Citizen
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    Educating the Global Citizen Quote: "Washing one's hands in conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." Paulo Frieze who was a Brazilian educator and a human right activist wrote this quote. He was born in 1922 and died in 1997. The quote means that that if you don't to anything to change the issue of the powerless then the powerful people are the ones that succeed. All the powerful need is for no one to stand in the way. If you grant them...
  • Love Quote Heart Live Loved
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    When you are in love, an hour apart feels like a lifetime, but together, that same hour feels like a second in Paradise. I want to be in Paradise forever." ... Quote by Amandi na. If I tell you I love you, you " ll think I'm lying. But I'd rather tell you I love you and let you think I'm lying than say I don't love you and know for sure I'm lying. Sometimes, the love we are looking for is right in front of us - too close for the eyes to see. So, close your eyes and let your heart see for itself...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
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    To Kill a Mockingbird, which takes place in a small town in Alabama, is about life and the lessons everyday people obtained from it. By reading this classic novel, one can learn a lot about things such as kindness, hatred, racism, and humor. It also gave examples of the differences between the many different kinds of people. This novel also describes what it takes to be a better person in life. One quote that stood out in this book was one that was said by Atticus. He said, "You never really und...
  • Reverend Hale Quote Believes Witches
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    David S tier 9-15-03 Mrs. Morrison English Crucible Literary Analysis In the time of Indians, fur hunters, and the British, there was a village in the colony of Massachusetts. In the 1950's a man named Arthur Miller wrote a play about what tragedies occurred in this village. The book was about the Salem witch trials in none other that Salem Massachusetts. The book has many characters and many messages, but what we will be focusing on is a character named Reverend Hale. Reverend Hale is the most...
  • My Favourite Hamlet Quote
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    Manuel Santiago Hamlet The quote I chose for this essay appears in scene two from act I. "In my minds eye, Horatio." This in essence implies Hamlet's imagination. He uses the quote when Horatio and Marcellus travel to visit Hamlet and to pay respect for his father's, the recent king, sudden death. Hamlet, filled with glee to see his friends, greets them. He also mentions how they have come to witness his mother's wedding with his uncle Claudius, who in fact is his father's murderer, taki...