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  • True Stories About Annie
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    Many of the stories which have been told about Annie Oakley simply are not true. Some were the products of the creative imaginations of the promoters of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. In more recent times, these 'enhancements' were the results of writers of popular fiction and television and motion picture screenwriters. In most cases, the true stories about Annie are better than the fictitious ones. Annie's father, Jacob, fought in the War of 1812. His military records in the National Archives ...
  • Annie John By Jamaica Kincaid
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    Jamaica Kincaid: the Picasso of Literature "Far out, to the horizon, the colour of the water is navy-blue; nearer, the water is the colour of the North American sky... the water is pale, silvery, clear, so clear... ". Kincaid, A Small Place This tropical heaven of the Carribean island Antigua serves as a physical and symbolic backdrop for the "paradise turned hell". Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid. is not a book which will appeal to younger reader's. They will not be able to sort through the layer...
  • Annie's Baby
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    I read an autobiography in the form of a diary. I found that because it was written in the form of a diary it gave me a much better idea as to what the main character was thinking. The plot of this story is about a girl who life is going fine until she meets this supposedly wonderful guy. Before long things go bad and he becomes sexually, physically and mentally abusive. Annie stays with Danny and soon becomes pregnant. Before she knows it she's a Mom. She realizes in the end that she simply can...
  • Keller And Sullivan's Lives
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    LEARNING FROM HELEN KELLERBrandonFacilitated Communication Institute Helen Keller is probably the most universally recognized disabled person of the twentieth century. (Others such as Franklin Roosevelt were equally well-known, but Keller is remembered primarily for her accomplishments which are disability-related.) Those of us who have grown up in the last half of this century have only known Keller as a figure of veneration. We know her primarily through popularized versions of her life such a...
  • Annie And Helen
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    The Touch of Magic by Lorena Hickok The book I chose to read is called The Touch of Magic written by Lorena A. Hickok. The story was about Anne Sullivan Macy, Helen Keller's wonderful teacher. I had never heard of Anne before I read this book, but while looking in the library my mom explained to me who she was and she seemed like she would be an interesting person to do it on. I was right. Anne Sullivan Macy was born on April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. At the age of nine she was t...
  • Annie And Frank
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    On August, 13 1860, Phebe Ann Moses was born to Jacob and Susan Moses in their one room cabin in Patterson, Ohio. When Annie was around 6, her father contracted pneumonia while traveling the 18 miles home from town in a blizzard, and died in the spring of 1866. Afterward, Susan had trouble supporting the six children. After the three older children married and left, Mrs. Moses was forced to send the three younger children to neighbors' houses. One day while dusting the furniture, Annie decided t...
  • Annie And Warbucks
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    I saw the musical Annie at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 30th. The theatre is located at 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. The setting of the play is at the orphanage, Oliver Warbucks', and on the streets of New York during the great depression. Annie is an orphan who has spent her life wondering about her real parents, and working for the evil Miss Hannigan. She attempts to run away twice and succeeds the second time. While on the streets of New York she meets her n...
  • Annie Hall
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    Annie Hall (1977), from director / actor /co-writer Woody Allen, is a compelling masterpiece of priceless, witty and quotable one-liners within a matured, focused and thoughtful film. It is a bittersweet romantic comedy of modern contemporary love and urban relationships that explores the interaction of past and present, and the rise and fall of Alvy Singer's (Woody Allen) own challenging, ambivalent New York romance with his opposite - an equally-insecure, shy, flighty Midwestern WASP female: A...
  • Annie's Baby
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    Book Report The title of the story is Annie's Baby. The date of it's original publication was in 1998. The author was an Anonymous pregnant teenager. But was edited by Beatrice Sparks. The main character of the story is Annie. Annie lives with her mom. After her dad left she became a different person. Annie is a very intelligent fourteen year old girl. But she seems a bit lonely. She's very pretty but she is kind of a slob. The other character is Danny. Danny's father is rich so he lives in a bi...
  • Will Parker And Ado Annie Carnes
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    Show: Oklahoma Date: 1930's (Movie 1950's) Music by: Richard Rodgers Book by: Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics by: Oscar Hammerstein II Choreography by: Agnes de Mille Location and time of story: 1930's Oklahoma Principal Characters: Curly - tenor Laurey - Soprano Ali Hakim - Speaking part Jud Fry - Baritone Will Parker - Tenor Aunt Eller - Alto Ado Annie Carnes - Alto Secondary Characters: Mr. Skidmore - speaking part / tenor All singing, dancing, and speaking part extras Main Songs and / or Dances:...
  • Society's Expectations Of The Female Gender
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    "Waking Up to the Reality of a Personally Fulfilling Future" Throughout Dillard's, An American Childhood, she describes the distinct gender roles of men and those of women in the 1950's. Dillard tells us of the explicitly different duties and responsibilities men and women had. The influence which society, specifically adults, has on Annie is extremely powerful and ultimately acts as a guiding light into her future. This influence eventually drives her to desire knowledge about why society has s...
  • Trial Annie
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    George Dawes Green's The Juror: Annie have sustained some of the most appalling trials of this century. Over me Have felt distress, bleakness, sorrow. However none of them were as smashing as Annie's. Have you ever heard about Annie? Oh yes Annie Laird, one of the most kind jurors I have ever met. In George Dawes Greens The Juror, He summarized the events and, thoroughly explained the pain and anguish Annie had to go through. The woe in which her life revolved after mentioning those lousy words ...
  • Annie Manic Depression
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    MISERY A Summary Paul Sheldon is a best-selling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than an enthused reader, she is Pauls nurse, tending his battered and broke body after an automobile accident. But she is also his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house. Annie wants Paul to write his greatest work, just for her. She has many ways to motivate him. One is a stash of illegal pills she addicted him to. Another is an ax. And if they dont ...
  • Carl And Annies Joy In The Morning
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    The book by Betty Smith, Joy In The Morning, was a sweet love story, set during the era of 1927. The two main characters were Carl and Annie Brown. Their love for each other helped them through the hardships during their early marriage. Carl Brown was a man, who struggled to finish college, because of the added burden of a wife. As a result; Carl and Annie had to work, for Carl to complete his college education. Carl made certain sacrifices for Annie and she was willing to make sacrifices for hi...
  • Young Helen
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    Some will argue that a film, being essentially a means of entertainment, can do little to change a national consciousness. Others, citing the power of the medium, will claim that motion pictures possess this rare and extraordinary ability. These two opposing viewpoints are about to be put to the test with a pair of films that, while different in so many ways, have a number of fundamental similarities. The Miracle Worker" seems to have been ahead of its time in its accurate portrayal of disabilit...
  • Annie Dillard
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    A Biography of Annie Dillard by: Nicole Muller Sister Philo mena Murphy Joann Solberg Jennifer Wiese BSM-2-152 Presented to the faculty of Cardinal Stretch University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Business Management July, 2003 ASB 101 B. White, Instructor Annie Dillard was born Meta Ann Doak on April 30th, 1945 to Frank and Pam Lambert Doak of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Both parents had a strong sense of justice, adventure and intellectualism, and raise...

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