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  • Forward With The Help Of Don Juan
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    A Mythical Analysis of A Yaqui Way of Knowledge 4-11-95 In the summer of 1960, Carlos Casteneda, a UCLA anthropology student traveled to the southwest to do research on medicinal plants. While at a bus station, he met an extraordinary man. His name was don Juan Mate us, but I will refer to him as don Juan. Don Juan, a Yaqui 'bruno' or shaman, decides to teach Carlos the " Yaqui way of knowledge. ' It is not known if these stories are fiction or non-fiction and many critics still debate over his ...
  • Ponce De Leon Left Puerto Rico
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    Spanish 10th essay Ponce De Leon Don Juan Ponce de Leon 'To bad he had to kick the bucket!' Don Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish conqueror and explorer. He was born around 1460 in San Te rvas de Campos, Spain. Ponce de Leon lived during an age of great discovery and excitement. Ponce de Leon is well known, claiming and naming what is now Florida, the discovery of Puerto Rico, and his never-ending search for the old time classic, the Fountain of Youth! On November 19, 1493 Ponce de Leon was one o...
  • Full Meaning Of Lord Byrons Don Juan
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    In order to grasp the full meaning of Lord Byrons Don Juan, the style, the speaker, the listener, and the literal and underlying meaning of the poem must be analyzed. Don Juan is a mock epic that vividly narrates the exploits of the infamous character of the title. This poem is considered Lord Byrons (a. k. a George Gordon) masterpiece and placed Byron on the list of one of the great poets of the Romantic Period. Byrons style is different of that of any other nineteenth century poets. In Don Jua...
  • Juan And His Wife
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    The short story 'Sanchez,' written by Richard Dokey, is a story about Juan Sanchez and his family. 'Sanchez' is told in many different settings, which are all unique and represent various feelings that Dokey portrays to his readers. The settings are described realistically; they affect Juan and Jesus in personal ways. The settings vary from a small village in Mexico to the Sierra Nevada in California. At first the story is set in Stockton in the San Joaquin Valley. Jesus, Juan's son, got his fir...
  • Maurice's Mother
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    Marc Cruz 8-29-00 He lay in his bed motionless, reflecting upon his life and how it had changed so quickly. He had lost his mother to an evil cocaine addiction a year earlier and was left to take care of his younger brother. The rent was 3 months over due, the phone was cut off, and the electricity was most likely next. He had reached the point were he was fed up with life. Why had he been put in this position? He put most of the blame on his mother for she had been the one who had spent all of ...
  • Life By The Cantankerous Little Alarm Clock
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    ' My Alarming Dream ' My little old copper alarm clock rests on my desk tick - toc king away each inevitable second of the day, only to shake, rattle, and ring me to wake every morning. As I lay there in bed, half dead, sometimes wishing maybe that I was, achy and tired stretching and scratching like a jungle cat, I feel the morning crawl into my house. The smell of fresh coffee creeps under my door my sister's radio blares the newest teen sensation and drowns out the morning news light seeps in...
  • Juan Ponce De Leon
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    Ponce De Leon, Juan (A WORLD EXPLORER) Juan Ponce De Leon was born in 1460 in the town of San Saros in the province of Sant eros de Combo in the kingdom of Leon. He was educated in Seville in the Hall of Euripides. The son of a knight, he wanted to be a soldier, but, as was the custom, first one had to be a page and then a squire, before becoming a soldier. Juan really wanted to be a soldier, however, and Don Pedro, his master, knew that. So when he said, Juan, it is time you begin your military...
  • Juan's Military Career
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    Juan Domingo Per " on is known as the greatest Argentinean politician of all time. However, he is also one of he most controversial. His tactics and alliances are often criticized as are the changes and developments he brought about in Argentina. The one thing that can be concluded by all is that this man led a very complex and important life. Per " on was born on October 8, 1895, in a province of Buenos Aires. He was the second son of Mario and Juana Per " on. His father was an employee of the ...
  • Job As Censor
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    Valenzuela's "The Censors " The author starts out say "Poor Juan!" you know that something bad has happened to the man, this attracts your attention and leads you to keep reading. She says that fate caught him with one of its dirty tricks while had his guard down, and then proceeds to tell the tale. She vaguely hints of the doom that lies ahead of Juan and you have to know what horror awaits him. It is organized as a story, told in chronological order; this is effective in showing you the steps ...
  • Juan And His Family
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    Family Struggles The desperation and lack of opportunity caused by poverty forced Juan and his Family into another direction. At an early point of Juan's life he and his family decided to move to America. It was this move that forever changed the direction of Juan's life. The Consequences of this move included his imprisonment and involment in illegal activities this essay is a description of how poverty dictated the lives in this family. Juan and his family choose to leave their home to get awa...
  • Juan And Jay
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    ONCE UPON A TIME... "ARGH! I'm going to get you, you little brat!" screamed Taylor, a 14 year old native of Calgary, Alberta. Taylor whizzed around the corner to beat up her little brother Jay. "Ha! I got you Boomer!" exclaimed Taylor. "I'm gonna tell mom and your gonna be in trouble! he he". replied Jay. As soon as Jay made that remark Taylor let him free. Jay knew that saying that he " ll tell on her would convince her to let him go anytime, so he ran around her and pulled her long auburn hair...

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