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  • Wyatts Brothers
    414 words
    In the Movie 'Tombstone', Friendship Comes in Different Forms Friendship between two people can come in many different forms. In a companionship you could just be acquaintances, where at one time or another someone might have done something for you that might have changed your life for the better. To this individual you feel as if you owe them a favor in return. For this reason you would always help them in their time of need. In the movie Tombstone, Wyatt Earp was the only amigo that Doc Holida...
  • Pearl The Unity Of Cannery Row
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    The Pearl of Cannery Row A pearl is created when a tiny speck of intruding dust enters and irritates an oyster shell. The reaction of the oyster is to make a beautiful pearl out of the particle of dust. Some pearls are perfect and others are imperfect, but all are a unique and wondrous creation of nature. In Cannery Row, John Steinbeck imitates nature's process with Cannery Row as the oyster and Mack as the speck of dust. Steinbeck shows Mack as the irritant which causes Cannery Row to veer from...
  • Doc Holliday
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    On August 14, 1851 in Griffin, Georgia, John Henry Holliday was born to Henry Burroughs and Alice Jane Holliday. Their first child, Martha Eleanor a, had died on June 12, 1850 at six months of age. When he married Alice Jane McKay on January 8, 1849, Henry Burroughs was a druggist by trade and, later became a wealthy planter, lawyer, and during the War between the States, a Confederate Major. Church records state: "John Henry, infant son of Henry B. and Alice J. Holliday, received the ordinance ...
  • Doc Holliday
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    It S The Earps vs. The Clantons While Doc Holliday Hangs In The Balance In The Film, My Darling Clementine In the 1940's, protagonists and antagonists were easily distinguished in America's Western-style films. However in John Ford's film, My Darling Clementine, which depicts the famous story of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday's character is portrayed as an elusive, somewhat ineffective man. Not until one of the final scenes does the viewer have confirmed that Holliday is actually a fair and just man. ...
  • Doc Daneeka's Two Assistants
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    The Effects of Catch 22 Justin SuissaNovember 05, 1996 In literature sometimes a character can be helped or hindered by the economic, social, or political conditions of the day. In the novel Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, the character Doc Daneeka illustrates this idea perfectly because the conditions surrounding him greatly hindered him. Catch 22 takes place during WWII on an island named Pianosa that is close to Italy. Doc Daneeka is adversely affected by the war in the end because when it began h...
  • Good Time Cannery Row
    389 words
    Cannery Row is a relatively simple novel with basically little or no plot to it. Many critics are quick to call the novel trivial and second rate as compared with Steinbeck's other works. However this book shows Steinbeck's renewed interest in the comic portrayal of the basic, uncomplicated lifestyles of the working class. Steinbeck incorporates a few themes into the novel such as failure and historical themes like the depression era. The book is overall optimistic, but Steinbeck takes some off ...
  • Doc Holiday
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    Doc Holiday Doc Holiday could be known as the most skillful gambler, the nerviest, fastest, and deadliest man with a six-shooter. John Henry Holiday was born on August 14, 1851 in Griffin, Georgia. His father was Henry Brought, and mother Alice Jane Holiday. Their first child Martha E lenore, had died at six months of age on January 8, 1889. Holidays father was a druggist by trade and later became a wealthy planter, lawyer, and during the civil was he was a confederate Major. Holiday suffered a ...
  • My Friend Doc Holliday By Wyatt Earp
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    Few gunmen in history have been as notorious as the late John " Doc' Holliday. Part of the reason Doc has enjoyed such a famed history is because of the overall descent man he was, that is when he wasn't gambling, drinking, and gun slinging. When Doc died he might have had a handkerchief, a pocket knife, a deck of poker cards, a flask half full of whiskey, and a small essay entitled 'My Friend Doc Holliday' by Wyatt Earp. The most important item Doc would have had on him when he died was a handk...
  • Birthday Party For Doc
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    Cannery Row By John Steinbeck In Cannery Row, John Steinbeck describes the unholy community of 1920's Monterey, California. Cannery Row is a street that depends on canning sardines. It is where all the outcasts of society reside. Steinbeck himself, in the first sentence of the book, describes Cannery Row as 'a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream. ' Lee Chong, the owner of the local grocery, Dora, the owner of the Bear Flag Restaurant, (a cove...
  • Run Down Cannery Row
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    Cannery Row, like many of Steinbeck's other works, has something in common with so-called "local color", or regional, writing. It seeks to capture the spirit of one of the rougher areas of Monterey, California, a port town south of San Francisco on the California coast. Like other local color writing, this novel wants to preserve what it sees as a unique way of life distinct from the kind of "everyman" existence that most realist novels try to capture. Steinbeck is more idealistic and more senti...

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