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  • July's People
    560 words
    July's People is a story of a white family who experience life as black people would in South Africa at the time. They leave their home and their jobs in the United States and follow their servant, July, to live in an African tribe. The whole time that they are living in Africa they depend on July for survival yet they still treat him as a servant. July wishes that he would be treated more as an equal but besides that he does not mind being their servant as long as he gets paid. The reversal of ...
  • Amazing Quality Julie
    764 words
    An amazing wit, an outrageous sense of humor, an extraordinary personality, and a worldly knowledge about life are all things that describe one young but amazing sophomore, Julie Rhett ington. Suffering abuse from her sister in her younger years, Cass an learned to cope with what some would see as insurmountable trauma. She learned to take care of herself and look within for direction. Although this put a strain on Julie, it wasn't as harsh as a diagnosis her family recently received, her father...
  • Opening Metaphoric Paragraph McBain
    510 words
    Style Analysis for See them Die, McBain aims to lead the reader into the bleak litter-strewn environment of a crowded American slum with its inherent threat of violence. Two dominating forces, Heat and July, established in the first two words, emerge as double personifications, prostitutes, in the first paragraph, their brazen 'vengeance', strutting insolently, garishly, born to make you suffer. Here the tone is aggressive, and menacing as McBain establishes the control his 'twin bitches' exert....
  • Opinion About The Death Penalty Article
    851 words
    John and Julie, your two best friends, have just read an article about the death penalty. It explains the reasons why death by lethal injection is a legitimate punishment for certain crimes. As Julie reads the article, she strongly agrees with what the author has to say. "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth", she imagines. Without examining the ideas that are involved, she's satisfied with everything the article says because, "It's only fair". John, on the other hand, is deeply offended befor...
  • Worst Days Of The Riot
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    Detroit Riots Many civil disorders have erupted across the United States. Racial tensions were at a highpoint in the 1960's with riots and looting throughout the major cities in the United States. This was not such a problem in the rural areas but the urban areas had serious racial problems between black and white people. Throughout the 1960's blacks and whites clearly demonstrated that they had many problems living segregated in the urban areas. It was a civil explosion that you can clearly see...
  • Maureen Unlike Her Husband Bam
    2,300 words
    In Julys People, Nadine Gordimer gives a very detailed and knowledgeable explanation of the political turmoil within South Africa. By expressing the emotions of a family involved in the deteriorating situation and the misunderstandings between blacks and whites, she adds a very personal and emotional touch, which allows the reader to understand the true horror and terror these people experienced. Gordimer writes of how the Smales family reacts, survives, and adjusts to this life altering experie...
  • Julie And Ray
    1,234 words
    1) Julie, Ray, Helen, and Barry are four close friends, Julie and Ray being a couple and Barry and Helen also being one. Being high school students, they went late one night up to a clearing in the forest to hang out. When driving home, they had been a little drunk and were still kissing, they ran over a ten year old kid, David Gregg, who was riding a bicycle. Ray had been driving. The four kept driving until they reached a telephone, where an anonymous ambulance was called for help for the chil...
  • Professional Hair Weaving By Julie
    694 words
    When I became a stylist at "Professional Hair Weaving by Julie", the job was not as I had dreamed it would be. I began dreaming of becoming a hairstylist at the age of fourteen. I used to picture myself styling wigs, hairpieces, and applying hair extensions to people in the entertainment field. Most of my styling experience came from my natural ability and practicing different styles on my mother's wigs and hairpieces; however, that was not enough to feed the hunger I had to learn more about hai...
  • Water On Seth's Head
    681 words
    9/4/02 Narrative 9: 00 am English At the beach It was a day like every other that summer. I went to the beach with Julie. I played as she worked. She was a lifeguard at Break heart Beach. I went with her every day and our mom picked us up at six forty five. On this day there weren't that many people, in fact only two people were in the water the whole day. I admire Julie greatly, so of course as any little brother would I would do anything she or her friends would tell me to. Just to impress the...

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