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  • Feeling In Control
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    The Awakening: A Woman's Fight for Independence Right from the beginning the plot is almost conveniently evident. You find awoman, Edna Pontellier, tired of living her life as a pampered and "owned " wife and mother. She is searching for much more in her life, some sort of meaning for her whole existence. She searches for a long time but in the end, the inevitability of her life's pattern and direction wraps around her, suffocating her. She is overcome with wonder, confusion, and guilt for whats...
  • Swede Beats Johnnie In The Fight
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    Stephen Crane Stephen Crane was born on November 1, 1871 in New Jersey. Crane became a writer at the age of twenty-one and died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-eight. Crane's sister, Agnes, raised him and tutored him. She eventually became a schoolteacher. His parents were very religious and his father had an essay published in an 1869 issue of Popular Amusements. Crane "felt himself unworthy of his father because he fell short of his father's moral principles and his nobility of spiritual ...
  • Oscar De La Hoya
    806 words
    Oscar De La Hoya is a famous professional boxer. He is known all over the world for his looks, talent in the ring and his great sportsmanship. He is one of the best fighters in the field of boxing and a good role model for young children in the world today. PERSONAL Oscar De La Hoya lives and was born in East Los Angeles, California on February 4, 1973. His parents names are Joel, a former professional boxer from Durango, Mexico, and Dona Cecilia De La Hoya. His mother, Cecilia, passed away in h...
  • Leading White Commander
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    Glory, a word used to dignify or praise. If you look glory up in the dictionary you will find it described as great honor, praise, or distinction. It goes on to praise worthy asset, it is adoration. I myself think that the dictionary's definition that says " a height of achievement, enjoyment or prosperity" would best suit the title of the movie. I believe that the word glory was chosen for this film because what these men went out to fight for was glory. They were fighting old battles which the...
  • Revolution Against The Spanish Government
    590 words
    "Mexicamos, Viva Mexico" is cried out by the Mexican president every 16th of September as done by Miguel Hidalgo in 1821, after the traditional bell ringing is finished the national anthem is sang. Similar to the 4th of July celebration with parties, fireworks, ceremonies, except they also get bullfights also. In search for independence a priest decided to take matters into his own hands and lead a revolution against the Spanish government, but he was executed immediately. His execution inspired...
  • Cassius Clay
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    Cassius Clay better known as Muhammad Ali is by far the greatest boxer of all time. "King of the World" by David Remi nick is a very detailed biography of Muhammad and good documentation how boxing used to be. The book takes you on a journey behind the scenes of Allis rise to the top and boxing run in with La Costa Nostra. On an October afternoon in 1954 when Cassius was 12 he left his 60 dollar red Schwinn outside the Columbia Auditorium to visit a bazaar. When he and his friends left he realiz...
  • Lieutenant Morant Soldier Of The British Empire
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    English Breaker Morant Essay topic: Statement of Intention: The most primary reason why I decided to express my views creatively upon this issue, of the film Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford, is that the order made clear by the British High Command sent out to the Bushveldt Carbineers was bitter and simple. To fight the Boer on its terms, and to take no prisoners. Such an order could prove fatal, especially to Lieutenant Harry Breaker Morant, who was dishonorably used as a scapegoat for the Bri...
  • Advantage For North Vietnam And The Vc
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    The Tet Offensive was a major assault by the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong against South Vietnam and the U.S. forces situated there. It was not only a psychological advance for the North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong, but also gave the United States a notion that the war wasn't going to be an easy win, and the chances of winning the war were, in fact, very slim. The war initially was an attempt to limit the spread of communism throughout Asia. Similar to Korea, Vietnam was in a civil war divided...
  • Fight Aragorn
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    The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers Frodo and Sam lower down on an elf rope, Sam isn't very good in that and drops a piece of bread. When Frodo tried to catch it he fell down. It didn't hurt him because there were only a few more meters. During the night they caught Gollum who wanted them to give him the ring of Power. Sam thought that Gollum only want to kill them, but Frodo knew that the creature Gollum was the person Sm'e agol a long time ago. In the lands of Rohan Aragorn, Gim bly and Lig...
  • Actions Akhilleus
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    Akhilleus's Pride The Iliad is a classic story of a Greek warrior, named Akhilleus, whose anger causes many soldiers to die during the Trojan War. When Akhilleus becomes angry, there seems to be nothing that can stop him from totally destroying his enemy. While many consider anger to be the primary factor in motivating Akhilleus, the main reason Akhilleus acts the way he does is because he is extremely self-centered. Initially, Akhilleus lets his pride control him when King Agamemnon takes his p...
  • Martin In The End
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    The novel, Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques, is a book about a young mouse warrior named Martin, son of Luke the Warrior, a mouse that fought sea rats, One day, after the murder of most of his tribe (including his wife), Luke set sail to have his revenge against Vile Dakar, the stoat pirate responsible for the massacre. Before he left, he gave Martin his sword, which had been handed down through their family since Luke's own grandsire lived. This book is about how Martin travels through a lan...
  • Fight
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    Violence on Television: Violence is Everywhere' I never learned which party was victorious, nor the cause of the war, But I felt for the rest of that day, as if I had had my feelings excited and harrowed by witnessing the struggle... ' (Henry David Thoreau) These days our whole life seems to revolve around violence. There are so many channels on TV that advocate violence on a daily basis. Sports that we see every Sunday stir up aggressiveness and bring anger to a high level. Around school confli...
  • Organization Of Women
    548 words
    A Decades Moment The Cold War ended. The rise of CNN broadcasts. The death of Mother Teresa. Females enter the Citadel. O.J. Simpson fights the courts on trial. A womans business makes the Fortune 500. The Princess of Wales passed away. The Gulf War was fight and returned from. Above all of this books were written, awards were won, and countries declared their independence. Still, there would be a mistake in saying that this is all that happened seeing as how two times the poll boths were approa...
  • Monitor Off Ender
    728 words
    The book starts off with Ender getting his monitor off. A monitor is something that they but on the back of these peoples necks to see if they are a good candidate to be a general to fight the buggers. The buggers are aliens. Well, since he is not monitored anymore people who have always wanted to fight him can now fight them. He ends up winning all of the fights and he goes home. As it turns out taking off his monitor was a test to see how he would handle people that fight him. A general then e...
  • The Outsiders Text Response
    428 words
    The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, published by puffin books in 2001. Pony boy is the little brother of Soda and Darry. Pony, Soda and Darry live together in the house, that their parents left them when they died in a car crash. Darry is 19 and a big muscly man who works two jobs to support his two little brothers. Soda is 16 going on 17 and looks a lot like a Greek god; he works at a car yard and dropped out of school because he needed to work to support the family. Pony is 14 and is an A student at...
  • Jake Lamotta
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    "Raging Bull" (1980) is not a so much a film about boxing but more of a story about a psychotically jealous, sexually insecure borderline homosexual, caged animal of a man, who encourages pain and suffering in his life as almost a form of reparation. Martin Scorsese's masterpiece of a film drags you down into the seedy filth stench ed world of former middleweight boxing champion Jake "The Bronx Bull" LaMotta. Masterfully he paints the picture of a beast whose sole drive is not boxing but an insa...
  • Involved In An Argument
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    How to Win an Argument To win an argument one must keep in mind the following factors: Is the argument worth fighting? Do you have the proper background to win the argument? Who is your opponent? And finally, do I have the proper argumentative behavior. Before getting involved in an argument, you must decide whether or not it is even worth fighting. Does the subject at hand have any interest to you, does it make a difference if you win or lose. An argument about Jackie Gleson's weight at death, ...
  • Marketplace To The King's Castle
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    Occupations in The 16th Century In the Elizabethan Era, occupations were as varied as a bowl of Jelly Belly Jelly Beans. There was some much to do as the times were changing rapidly. Professions in this time and age ranged from rabbit catching to working with royalty. Making weapons, clothes, working in the house, working in the castle, selling goods in the marketplace, and healing others were just some of the more common trades of the time. Break out the weapons! Two mortal enemies, sworn to cu...
  • Only Eques Gladiator
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    So you think you have what it takes to win in the ultimate game of Survivor? Can you outlast all of your opponents? Can you learn real survivor skills that are needed to remain alive? There will be a handsome reward if you are able to even live. If you think you have what it takes read on. But beware, this season we " ve changed the rules to gladiatorial combat style. The Location Before actually entering the contest, there will be training. Training will take place either in Rome or one of the ...
  • Great Friend Of Mine
    307 words
    Dear Dinesh, Greetings pal. How are you getting along over at London? Are your old bones adapting to the harsh and cold weather over there? Remember to wear a few more layers of clothing. Anyway, I was just flipping through the photo album and recalled those good old memories that we once had. Ah... those were the days. Can you still remember that we like to go around the island and try out those tasty delicacies? Satay, La ksa, Roti prat a... I really miss that but can't eat too much of those o...

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