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  • People Name Names
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    HUAC, THE HOLLYWOOD TEN AND ELIAN KAZAN Left wing radicals influenced the Laborers in 1936. In 1933 John Howard Lawson, who was later on the Hollywood ten, found the screen writers guild. The highest paid screenwriters then split from the group, and formed their own union called the Screen Playwrights. The special committee of un-American activities was founded in 1938 by Martin Dies. This committee was not well respected because they would subpoena random people, with no evidence at all. As the...
  • Whole Book A Lot Of The Characters
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    Tooth And Nail Book Report Written By Charles Easter and Joseph Elliot 10 Facts About the book 1. The main character is a young women named, Caitlin Cic cone, who is a typical American, girl next door type of little daddys girl. She departs for college as she enters the new world of life. 2. Caitlin is a very smart girl. She is the kind of student that every teacher would wish to have 20 in one class. She gets straight As, high SAT score, editor of the school newspaper, 2nd in her class, and mor...
  • Sam And Miracle
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    The American Savior GRAHAM This story takes place in America at about 222 B.C. It is about two friends who are torn apart by a young, and beautiful girl whose name is Kigan. Samuel, but was also known as Sam because all of his friends called him Sam for short. Sam was born in T horton to Solomon and his wife but No one knows her name because Solomon was said to be With more than one woman at a time. Samuel grew up with Miracle, now you might wonder Where Miracle got such a name, Miracle got his ...
  • Disorder
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    It's 1967, and a compulsive writer 17 year old girl named Susanna Kays en (Winona Ryder) is like a lot of American teenagers of her age; confused, insecure, struggling to make sense of the rapidly changing world around her. But she had suicide intent, she mixed a bottle of aspirins with vodka, so pressed by her parents, she went to a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist she meets with, however, gives to her behavior a name: Borderline Personality Disorder. This disorder is manifested by uncertainty ab...
  • Holly's Friends
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    Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote is about the thought that friendship can make a person take drastic measures in helping a friend. The setting is New York City. The point of view is first person limited. Seen through the eyes of the narrator, called "Fred" (the main character), who is a starting writer. I enjoyed the story because it was very interesting to learn and experience life in old New York. The story starts out, probably in the present time, when "Fred", who had now been living i...
  • Arnold Friend
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    The Devil's Favorite Sin: Vanity In "Where are You Going, Where Have you Been?" Joyce Carol Oates uses an allegorical figure of evil to illustrate the theme of temptation. Oates alludes to hell through the character Arnold Friend, as the devil, and his victim Connie, who invites him in by committing one of the devil's favorites sins: vanity. The narrator implies that Arnold Friend is Satan by giving certain clues that the reader can easily deduce. The name that Oates gives to the character is on...
  • Arnold Friend's Real Age
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    Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Joyce Carol Oates was born in 1938 in Lockport, New York. She started writing very young and that the age of fifteen she submitted her first novel, but it was rejected for being 'too dark'; . This style of writing is common on many of her works including 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' ; Oates graduated from Syracuse University and then went on to get her master's degree from the University of Wisconsin. Oates 'turned much often in her writin...
  • Hurtful Nicknames
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    Nicknames Nicknames are a substitute of a name given to a person in fun, affection, and belittlement, usually descriptive. They can also be used to shorten a person's name, like "Jon", for Jonathan. Nicknames, whether positive or negative, are only describing a person's general characteristics. Although hurtful nicknames can lower a persons' reputation and self-esteem, joyful nicknames give the person a sense of pride. O.K., first of all people sometimes take a nickname way too far. People might...
  • Next Few Months
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    As I walked across and the moonlit bridge that January morning my thoughts began to wander. I remembered the days when I first knew you, when you used to ignore me no matter what I did. What were you like before that Did you change when I met you I don't know, but I can imagine. Maybe you used to go out on the town every night with your friends, the maybe you sat at home doing your work, and would I ever know I could ask you but how As I stepped in the door I heard its, no his scream, ever since...
  • Sick Fantasies Arnold Friend
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    In both stories "Where are you going, Where have you been" by Joyce Carol Oates and "The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck the themes are based around coming out of a fantasy by the shock of the real world, deceitful strangers, and the dastardly things they do Connie is a shallow fifteen year old girl in the year 1970. She is very critical about physical appearance, and social status. Connie is obsessed with the image of being cool and doing the cool things that cool people do, like sneaking acr...
  • Amazing Mullets
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    Personal Profile Hey dudes. My name is Mick Mullet and I'm the lead singer and guitarist in the band The Amazing Mullets. I often get asked what my childhood was like and how the band got started. Well I grew up in the small town of Nimbi n in northern New South Wales, Australia. My mother and her friends always said that I was a cute baby, That's me in the photograph, when I was six years old, the little one with the beaut hair. It was around that time that I met another little boy of similar s...

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