• To Kill A Mockingbird The Brave Jem Finch
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: The Brave Jem Finch The book To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, has many characters and themes. The main themes are racism and the interaction of colored and white people in the south. The setting is May comb County, Alabama. The main characters are the Finch family; father Atticus, daughter and narrate r Jean Louise (Scout), and her older brother, Jem Finch. Jem was a brave boy. He was brave enough to stand up and do the things he had to, even if they scared him. An e...
  • Crucible Comparison Mccarthy Salem Accused
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    Most people know that Author Miller wrote The Crucible as a reaction to more recent events in our countries history. The McCarthy hearings, as they came to be known, which dominated our country from 1950 to 1954, where hearings in which many people suspected of being related to communism, where interviewed and forced to give up names of others, or they where imprisoned, and their names were black listed. There are several similarities between the McCarthy Era, and the time of the Salem which tri...
  • Stock Market People Money Computers
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    Y 2 K is also called a bug. Y 2 K is one of the big problems for everyone. Y 2 K means many computer systems use software that tracks dates with only the last two numbers of years such as 97 instead of 1997. When 00 comes up for the year 2000, many computers will view it as 1900 instead, potentially leading to failures in business, transportation, utilities and other services. Many people are scared of Y 2 K because they think that world is going to end. But on the other hand I don t think that...
  • Why Do People Like Scarry Movies
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    For years people have been scared by horror movies and they continue going back. Alfred Hitchcock once said, "drama is life with the dull bits left out." Why do people like to watch other people get hurt and die while being scared enough to make them jerk in their seat Movie goers like horror movies because people in general have dull lives. Males just use it as a opportunity to get close to their partner, while females like to get scared while in the presence of their "man." Every day people si...
  • Terrorism United States
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    Everyday there is someone on this earth that fears his or her life from terrorism. Guaranteed that these thoughts didn't come about until after 9/11. When 9/11 happened there was a shock around the world. People were scared to fly. Scared for there lives, everywhere they would go. People should not have to live in this "free" country fearing that they don't want to die because someone doesn't like America, the military or the president of the United States. Wondering how many people actually kn...
  • College Expectations Year Life People
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    Every January 1 st brings around another opportunity for people to set goals and have new hopes to accomplish in the year that follows. Some people make these hopes and dreams in the way of resolutions that they will attempt to start or stop doing something in their lives. For some people another new year means another 52 weeks of being scared. Some people are scared of financial situations, some of family situations, and some of the unknown's that lie ahead. At the present time in my life I am ...
  • Jimmy Cross War Decision Scared
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    Tim O'Brien's, The Things they Carried is a riveting tale of struggle and sacrifice, self indulgence and self pity, and the intra personal battles that reeked havoc on even the most battle tested soldiers. O'Brien is able to express these ideas through eloquent writing and descriptive language that makes the reader feel as if he were there. The struggle to avoid cowardice is a prevailing idea in all of O'Brien's stories. In "On the Rainy River", O'Brien writes of intra personal struggle in its m...
  • Lord Of The Flies Boys Jack Ralph
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    William Golding s novel The Lord of the flies makes a number of suggestions about Human Nature. The boys became either followers or they became leaders. The boys are scared of the unknown and they would rather seek enjoyment than do any work. One of the most prominent suggestions in the novel The Lord of the Flies is that, as humans we either are followers or leaders. The stronger and the older boys became the leaders and the weaker and the younger boys followed. The two main rivals, Jack and R...
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
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    The book is about four collage age friends that in the previous summer while driving on a winding road struck and killed a boy on a bicycle. They did not stop because they were scared. One year later they got a letter in the mail and it read, I know what you did last summer. At first they thought it was a prank, but they soon realized when they started getting killed that it wasn't. The main character's name is Julie. Julie was scared because she started thinking about the past after receiving a...
  • Henry Flemming Age Comparison
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    Henry Flemming Age Comparison Henry Flemming underwent a major change as he became older. He became more courageous as an older man than he was as a youth. It may have been that he had not matured at the time of the war or that the war had changed him and made him more courageous. Regardless the reason, the older Henry Flemming was much more courageous than he was as a youth and there are a few situations in which he was able to prove that his courage had grown. Many times Henry would sit aroun...
  • The Pit An The Pendulum
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    The Pit an the Pendulum By: Edger Allen Poe The Pit an the Pendulum by Edger Allen Poe is what this essay came from. The story starts with the heretic getting sentenced the death penalty. He is thrown in a big pitch black pit, with a swinging pendulum hanging from the roof, to eventually be killed in some way. I believe that this character is a dynamic character because he goes through a lot and changes a lot. One thing that was interesting was, that the heretic might have been post humus. He sa...
  • Book Scared Kid Pajamas
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    This book is about going on journeys in life and experiencing different things. It shows the true emotions that kids will go through in life. That is really cool because that is true. sometimes it seems as if this book was written about me and its cool. I really recommend this book cut i love it. Dr Suess is that man... This book is really trippe too. Youll see ghouls and goblins and weird looking trees though out the books wonderful artwork. I recommend this book to all the people, black, whit...
  • Message In A Bottle
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    In the book Message in a bottle by Nicolas Sparks, the main character whom the whole book is based upon is Theresa. Theresa is a mature, scared and confused adult. She has one son Kevin from a first marriage that ended in divorce. His name is Kevin. This book is heartfelt and very interesting. Theresa is very mature. She has to manage a house with not only her life but also Kevin. I also feel that having the divorce it made her more cautious in the dating world. She hasnt really dated since she...
  • Public Places Staples People Essay
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    Black Men in Public Places by Brent Staples, is a narrative story about the mishaps a young African-American man had to encounter in Chicago, as a new graduate student at the University of Chicago, and in New York City, in the late 70's and early 80's. Brent Staples tells us how other people mistook him by a criminal many times in public places just because of his appearance. The short stories that he mentions in his essay explain how he was scaring people, especially young women, just with his ...
  • Where Have You Gone Charming Billy Literary Elements Essay
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    Fear can be a self-destructive emotion if people let it overwhelm them. First Class Private Paul Berlin is new to war. He does numerous things to keep his mind from being afraid. These things include pretending he is not in the war, pretending he is a little boy again camping with his father. He is imagining what he is going to tell his parents about the war, counting his steps, singing, and even laughing. But in the end, he is unable to cease his fear. In the story "Where Have You Gone, Charmi...
  • Mrs Ryan Jackie Priest Confession
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    Mrs. Ryan and the Priest In Frank O Connor s story First Confession, Mrs. Ryan and the priest are different. Mrs. Ryan and the priest approach Jackie differently and have different affects on him. Mrs. Ryan makes Jackie feel like a sinner in her approach to him. She teaches him how to examine his heart by asking himself a few questions, Did we take the name of the Lord, our God in Vain? Did we honor our father and mother? Did we love our neighbors as ourselves? Did we covet our neighbors goods?...