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  • Native People Of The Back Lands
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    Book Review of 'Rebellion in the Backlands " By Euclid es da Cunha Rebellion in the Backlands is set in the Northeastern back lands of Brazil. It is basically, a historical narration of a period of time (1896 and 1897) where the government of the Republic of Brazil decided to wage war against a religious group of people of about 5000. This group of people, lead by a charismatic religious leader named Antonio Conselheiro, did not accept the Brazilian government as their legitimate government and ...
  • Books In A House
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    Whats the big idea Ray Bradbury had a grim outlook for the future. In his book everything that could go wrong in the future, did. People rarely left their houses. They where ruled by technology. There was a loss of communication between human beings, since everyone was molded to think and act the same way. No one had their own opinion. Everyone acted like a robot. The big idea displayed in the book, Fahrenheit 451, was lack of communication. People cant survive if there is no communication going...
  • Book With The Event Of Moses's Death
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    The Book of Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Bible, or the last book of the Pentateuch. Deuteronomy literally means "Second Law". This title conveys its nature and purpose. In other words, this book is a repetition of the law that was given to Moses and his people on Mount Sinai. It is also a completion and explanation of that law. Besides that, this book also continues on from previous events that happened in the first four books of the Bible. It helps to bring to focus and interpret the me...
  • Sexual Exploration In Celie The Book
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    Banned or Not "Just say You gonna do what your mammy wouldn't. First he put his thing up against my hip and sort of wiggle it around. Then he grab hold my titties. Then he push his thing inside my censored. When that hurt, I cry. He start to choke me, saying You better shut up and get used to it". (Walker 1-2) If you as a parent took The Color Purple off the shelves and just opened the book you would begin by reading the quote above. As a parent who just opens the book and reads the first two pa...
  • Different Volumes The First Book
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    St. Isidore, was a great Spanish bishop, and lately in an interesting turn of events, he is now the proposed Patron saint, of the Internet. Yes, the World-Wide-Web. So, the next time you think that you will need help because your computer will crash, say a quick prayer to St. Isidore, and he will try to help you with your problem. You can even download a sound byte of the prayer. They are all available at web He was born the Severianus and Theodora in approximately 560 AD They were avery powerfu...
  • Montag's Wife
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    By: Brian Ramapo In the futuristic novel Fahrenheit 451, the author, Ray Bradbury, expresses several problems that influence the story. Many of these problems have to do with the behavior of the people in the twenty- fourth century society. One major problem is that firemen have been given the job of burning books in order to stop the spreading of ideas, and to cause all of society to reform and therefore be happy. Many people do not agree with this and they try hard to keep books alive, even th...
  • Prophet And His Other Books Of Poetry
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    Kahlil Gibran Information on the Author Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), a poet, philosopher, and an artist was born in Lebanon, a land which has produced many prophets. The millions of Arabic speaking people, familiar with his writing consider him a genius of his age. However, his fame and influence was not limited to the Near East only, but far beyond these borders. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of...
  • Kingwells Discussions Of Armageddon
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    In his 1996 report, Dreams of millennium: a report from a culture on the brink, Mark Kingwell discusses a spectrum of topics some of which touch on the then imminent millennium and some which seem to have very little to do with the subject. He switches from topic to topic seemingly without organization or connection. The book, although relatively lengthy, does not seem to come to any conclusions. Kingwell discusses several issues that he believes will become more problematic in the future and he...
  • Modern Day Slavery
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    I was in complete and utter shock when I began to read Disposable People. The heart-wrenching tale of Seba, a newly freed slave, shook my understanding of people in today's society, as well as their interactions between each other. I sat in silence as I read Seba's story. "There they [Seba's French mistress and husband] stripped me naked, tied my hands behind my back, and began to whip me with a wire attached to a broomstick (Bales 2)". I tried to grasp the magnitude of the situation. I tried un...
  • Different Theories About The Andromeda Strain
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    The Andromeda Strain is a fictional book that describes a five-day study of a deadly virus. This book takes place in 1966 in the town of Piedmont, Arizona. Even though the book takes place in 1966, the book seems extremely realistic. Through the five days, they do different tests do learn all about the Andromeda Strain. At times there will be brilliant discoveries, and at times the people will be stupid and ignorant. Overall, the book will keep you guessing of what the people will do. The main c...
  • Author Of The Book Of Judges
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    The book of Judges is the sequel to Joshua. It is the seventh book of the Old Testament. It recounts stories and events from the death of the hebrew leader and prophet Joshua to the birth of the hebrew Samuel. That is roughly, from the end of the Israelite conquest of Can an in the 13th Century B. C to the beginning of the monarchy in the 11th century B.C. It tells about the hebrews from Joshua's Death to the time of Samuel. It was written in about 550 BC, on tablets named the Ras Shamra tablets...
  • End Of The Book
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    Briefly tell us what this book is about (without giving away the ending, of course! ). This book is about black people and white people. The black people are crosses and rule over the white noughts or 'bankers'. Callum, a nought grows up with Sephy, whose father is the leader of a strong political party. Their 2 families hate each other, and Sephy and Callum begin to fall in love- dangerous, considering one is a nought and one is a cross. How does the title relate to the storyline? Noughts and c...
  • Cause Of Poor Relationships People
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    Shortage of Books "I've always said poetry and tears, poetry and suicide and crying and awful feelings, poetry and sickness; all that mush!" exclaimed Mrs. Bowles to Montag in Ray Bradbury's book Fahrenheit 451 (103). Mrs. Bowles thinks written words can make an individual really gloomy and disconsolate. Because the goal of this society is to always be satisfied, and to stay satisfied people watch TV, made up stories, which never makes them think or wonder, that is why Mrs. Bowles is convinced t...
  • Book Gretzky With Rick Reilly
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    Wayne Gretzky: Comparing Two Biographies In this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famous person. Iwill plot out the difference and compare the two books considering point of view, bias, aim, omission, interest and interpretation. This person is my hero and idol. He is one of the great player in the history of hockey. He set the all-time NHL scoring record in 26 seasons and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1984-1988. He is Wayne Gretzky, the most brilliant and talent hockey player ...
  • People And The Ignorance Of People
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    Sysco Gonzalez English II "Ferinheit 451 1) An even that puzzled me as I read this story is how people could be so ignorant in a world that book burning was a good thing. Books were told to have no significance to anyone and this was just accepted and no one questioned it. 2) An idea that interested me was Captain Beatty's ignorance. He had no doubt about this world of book burning and he even spread his beliefs by sharing them with Guy Montage. He put the idea in Montage's head that books made ...
  • Foreshadow A Banned Book Society
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    The burden of proof about not censoring Fahrenheit 451 was simple to accomplish. The novel helps foreshadow a society that nobody would ever want. From reading its contents, censors might not want to challenge other books. Also, the censoring of this book goes against intellectual freedom. First, this book foreshadowing a society with books being banned. The people of this foreshadowed society from the book do not even know how to think, let alone make intellectual decisions. The government proh...
  • Detailed Imagery Of Early Colonial American Lives
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    Tensions of people living under the British government in the reconstruction period led people to leave the small island to journey over to the "New World". The introduction of the book described the general motives of people who left Britain. Some reasons were economic pressure, starvation, and to get away from religious restrictions among other reasons. The new arrivals to the "New World" settled and colonized what is now known as the eastern coast of the United States. These people, who were ...
  • People In The Book
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    The God of Small Things is a book that is beautifully written, but unfortunately wraps itself in continuing bleak situations. Roy writes about a dysfunctional family who breaks cultural rules, and pushes at the boundaries of convention and of history. With this breaking down of all these structures and orders comes a pervasive atmosphere of sadness throughout the book. The story was hopeless, and I wonder whether the feeling of dissolution was due to a story that is fated. Is the book more about...
  • Arguments Of Nurse Ratched And Randal McMurphy
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    Although I have read One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest prior to the assignment, I decided to reread it to refresh myself on the little details I may have forgotten. I thought that it would be an interesting book to write on although it is a pretty disturbing book at times. As I read the book I found that it actually kept my attention and was intriguing. I found out the full meaning of the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover". Through out the book Kelsey used symbols of the 1960's thoroughly thr...
  • Rush Limbaugh
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    Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot By: Al Franken - 264 Pgs. Right from the start of this book I could see that Al Franken was going to be a funny author. After graduating from Harvard in 1973, Franken performed stand up comedy, then joined Saturday Night Live. Franken has won five Emmy Awards, four for writing and one for producing. I really enjoyed this book for a number of reasons. For the most part I liked it because it is such a different type of reading material than I am used to. The only r...

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