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  • Claim America As Their True Home
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    Comparison of American Poems America is a melting pot of people and ideas that indirectly shape the youth of this country. Childhood proves to be the time in a person's life where they learn the most about themselves. Once they learn, they live and love by it. Aurora Levin's Morales's poem Child of the Americas displays unashamed diversity by showing how people proudly profess their ethnicity, how even some brought here by a harsh fate still claim America as their true home, and therefore in Ame...
  • Southern Italian Family In Poverty
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    After experiencing hardships like poverty, a series of natural disasters, civil war and oppression from Northern Italy the Southern Italians started coming to America in flocks between 1876 and 1976. The most concentrated migrations of Italians happened between 1880 and 1920. Italians came to America not to escape these hardships, but to work and send money home to Italy in order to get their families out of poverty. Seventy percent of Italian immigrants were men and less than ten percent of the...
  • Liyana And Rafik
    343 words
    SUMMARY: At first Liyana walks into her home and spots a woman sitting in her living room. Nobody knows who she is so when 'Poppa'; gets home, they talk. He finds out that she is a cousin of a cousin of a cousin. As tradition 'Poppa'; had to buy her fabric in order to make a dress. This was a symbol of success from their trip to Jerusalem from America. In retrospect, Liyana thinks about her life in America and the memories she had. She sees herself as a 'blur'; in Jerusalem. Nobody knows her lik...
  • Delaney Hits Candido
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    Part 1 Chapter 1: The chapter starts with Delaney hitting an unidentified man on the highway while going through Topanga Canyon. Delaney hits Candido, one of the other main characters in the play. After Delaney hits him with his car, he then immediately asks himself if his car is all right. He gets over that, and realizes that he just hit a human being. The next paragraph is Delaney searching for the body and yelling 'hello. ' He finally can hear some grimacing that comes from some nearby bushes...
  • Expectations Of Privacy In A Motor Home
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    California vs. Carney involves a Drug Enforcement Agency Agent, Robert Williams, who was observing respondent, Charles Carney, as he approached a youth in downtown San Diego. Having received previous information that that particular motor home was being used to exchange sex for marijuana, Williams accompanied by other agents kept the motor home under surveillance (Kamisar, La Fave, Israel, King, p 260, 2002). During the time that the agent had Carney under surveillance, he saw Carney bring the y...
  • Pilgrims And The Wampanoags
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    How many of you celebrate Thanksgiving at home? Well, even if you do not celebrate it, we are all looking forward to it because we get a few days off from school. Since Thanksgiving is around the corner, I have decided to tell all of you the history of Thanksgiving, just in case you weren't listening in elementary school. There might be some facts about Thanksgiving that you might not know of. The day of giving thanks had been celebrated in many different societies around the globe before the te...
  • Raya States
    801 words
    "It's Hard Enough Being Me" by Anna Lisa Raya presents itself as a short story about the cultural awakening of a female college student that occurs when she goes off to college in New York. It becomes very apparent, after a close reading, that the short story is nothing more than a forum for Raya's own agenda. The author's anti American agenda can be broken down into three distinct areas. Those areas are nationalism, prejudice, and propaganda. In the first paragraph of the poem, Raya describes t...
  • China From America
    596 words
    The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, is a Wonderful portrayal of four Chinese women and the lives of their children in America. The book discusses the conflicting cultures between the United States and China, and how men treat women throughout their lives. People living in the United States usually take for granted their roles as a male or female. The culture of each country shapes the treatment one receives based on the sex of the individual. There are obvious differences within the different culture...
  • Better And Free America
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    A young Irishman comes to America, stubborn, full of pride and patriotism, and wanting a better life, but not wanting to leave his old life behind. This gentleman's name is John Doyle and though young, he is married to a young lady named Fanny. This story, consists of a letter to his wife, detailing how he came to America and through his hard work and determination has become a successful person. Along the way we also see a man who has changed internally from loving Ireland and criticizing Ameri...

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