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  • Dr Ernsts Decision
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    Separation In the book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman, a child named Lia Lee is taken away from her parents by Child Protective Services and placed in foster care. Because they arent giving her medication for epilepsy. Although resulting in some medical benefits those benefits were lost because of destructive psychological and emotional damage to Lia. Dr. Neil Ernst decided to call child protective services when Lia Lees parents Nou Kou and Foua were reluctant to give h...
  • Brandon Lee
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    Brandon Lee was born on February 1, 1965 to Bruce Lee (Martial Arts idol) and Linda Lee, and brother to Shannon Lee. In 1965 Brandon and his family lived in Hong Kong where Brandon became fluent in Cantonese by the age of 8. He attended Boston's Art-Oriented Emerson College in NY. Growing up as the son of a mythologized movie legend Bruce Lee, who died at 32 of a brain edema, when Brandon was 8. Brandon studied Martial Arts and drama, like his father. When his mother took him for martial arts le...
  • Henry's Feeling Toward John Kwang
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    The need for America to value the Native Speakers of Languages other than English. The recently arrived immigrants face a language barrier which is only the part of the many difficulties they endure in US. Many of them are offended by the cultural aspects of America which they do not understand. Even the second generation immigrants cannot be accepted into the American mainstream. They are considered to be outsiders as their skin color is darker and their facial features do not reflect a lighter...
  • Very Detailed Description Of Robert Ewell
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    In To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee gives us a very detailed description of Robert Ewell, his family, and how he lives. A good example is the passage in which Robert Ewell testifies in the Tom Robinson Trial. This is a description of the Ewell's home as well as an insight into the Ewells themselves. We learn what kind of a father Robert island the kind of life into which he has forced his eldest daughter, Mayella. We also see how the county of Maycomb cruelly discriminates against the black co...
  • Lee And Cathy
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    As in life where some people are chosen to be hated and looked down upon for their intolerable acts in society and also those who are embraced and looked to as the pinnacle of how to live, it is in John Steinbeck's novel East of Eden. As the dominant and hated figure, there is Cathy Ames for her hellish and always fascinating forms of anti-social acts. On the lighter and more appealing side, there is the Chinese servant Lee; the admirable character who's wisdom helps keep the sanity and morality...
  • Southern Forces In Virginia
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    The idol of the South to this day, Virginian Robert E. Lee had some difficulty in adjusting to the new form of warfare that unfolded with the Civil war, but this did not prevent him from keeping the Union armies in Virginia at bay for almost three years. The son of Revolutionary War hero " Light Horse' Harry Lee-who fell into disrepute in his later years attended West Point and graduated second in his class. During his four years at the military academy he did not earn a single demerit and serve...
  • Real Life Harper Lee
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    To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee What similarities did Harper Lee's life have with Scouts life? In Harper Lee " story she writes about many things that happened to her as a child. In the story Harper is telling the story in the position scout is in. Lee is actually telling The story that she lived as a child. Her real life had various similarities to Scouts life. In this essay I will explain the similarities of Harper Lee's life to Scouts life. As Harper lee was growing up she lived in a slee...
  • Amasa Coleman Lee Into Atticus Finch
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    Miss. Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926, in Monroeville Alabama, where her father practiced as a lawyer and served as a state senator. She grew up as the youngest out of 4 children, and was the only one to pursue a literary career. She received her early education in public schools, and from 1945-1949 she attended University of Alabama, studying law. She moved to New York, without carrying out the requirements for her degree in law, and there worked as an airline reservation clerk. Sho...
  • Lee's Father
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    1. Title: Iacocca, An Autobiography. 2. Author: Lee Iacocca with William Novak. 3. This book is an Autobiography. 4. Publisher: Bantam Books (R) 5. Copyright (c) July 19866. Pages: 3577. Historical Background: His name when he was born was Lido, not really Lee. He changed it when he had to go down South for a sales campaign. He thought that the Southerners would like it better if his name was Lee. It worked fairly well too. Anyway, His father was the first person to arrive in America. He arrived...
  • End Of Jake's Speech For Carl Lee
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    The use of mis-en-scene in A Time to Kill was most objectively utilized in the scenery, costumes and especially the lighting. The narrative compiles a majority of dark scenes with a careful use of low-key illumination and a variety of shadows. These low-light settings draw the viewer to express feelings toward the characters and their actions. The extensive close-up camera shots of the character's faces reveal the emotions they are portraying, whether they are talking or making a statement throu...
  • Robert E Lee Robert E Lee
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    Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807 in Stafford, Virginia. The son of Lighthorse Harry Lee and was educated at the U.S. Military academy. In 1829 he graduated second in his class receiving a commission as second lieutenant in 1836 and captain in 1838. He distinguished himself in the Mexican War and was wounded in the storming of Chapultepec in 1847; for his meritorious service he received his third promotion in rank. He became superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy and ...
  • My View Of Robert E Lee
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    He lived with his beliefs and he made them livable. He laughed and joked. He sympathized with others and comforted them. He was kind to all, both man and beast. He stood for truth. He stood for thoughtfulness of others. He loved his neighbors. He could forgive his enemies. He worshiped and prayed. He obeyed the law. To those you follow him there is an example of The Gentleman Commander. This is just one of the many paragraphs that portray Robert E. Lee's more gentle sides in the book The Gentlem...
  • Both Walters And Oya Dreams
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    By Gregory Poker and Michael Stoller Dreams can be seen in many ways. A dream could be something you had in the night that seems so real, or a dream could be your fantasy, where everything is going your way. The last type of dream is something that has more of a deep sense and plays an important role in your life. In life, people have many dreams. Dreams are important because they create goals for people, and they motivate people to accomplish them. Without a dream, a person will be unfocused in...
  • Road To California The Chen Family
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    The Chen family lived on a simple farm in Kansas in the late 1920's; they grew corn and wheat and made a living off that. A few years past and the Stock market had crashed on Black Tuesday, October 24th, 1929 (web). The Great Depression was setting in, and the Dust bowl hit in 1935 (Garraty 57) all across the central part of the United States causing dust to be blown everywhere. This prevented all the farmers to grow crops and thus driving them out of business and going poor. The Chen family los...
  • Spike Lee With His Film
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    Spike Lee, with his film, "Do the Right Thing", creates a microcosm of America's melting pot. The characters of the film are used to represent the diverse cultures that compose the American landscape. In large cities comprised of dense population, diverse cultures are forced to co-exist. In many instances, communities separate themselves as much socially and physically as possible, creating intangible barriers that progressively lead toward the growth of racial tension. Eventually, this prejudic...
  • Lee And His Confederate Troops
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    The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862. The United States Army of the Potomac led by General George B. McClellan fought against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by General Robert E. Lee. The battle was fought along the Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Both of the armies were densely concentrated in the Sharpsburg area, and it was a very bloody battle. The Union Army lost over twelve thousand men, while the Confederate Army lost around ten thousand men. Gene...

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