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  • Every Spinning Wheel Exterminated And Briar Rose
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    "Briar Rose" is the classic fairytale of Sleeping Beauty come to life. And what a life it is taken from her family, hidden way from her destine. Only for fate to come and intervene. The story tells of fairies and prophecies. The author Anne Sexton, speaks of an insomniac laying awake at night in "Briar Rose" Consider a girl who keeps slipping off, arms limp as old carrots, into a hypnotist's trance, into a spirit world speaking with the gift of tongues. she is stuck in the time machine, suddenly...
  • Night Plays Regarding Evilness In Macbeth
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    When I thought about the role that the word 'night' would play in the tragic play 'Macbeth,' I found that there were a variety of possibilities. Immediately, I thought of the nighttime as a period of rest and revitalization. I expected that this would allow characters to recover from the day's many demands. Secondly, I connected the night to the unknown. In the night's cloak of darkness, many more things could go undiscovered than in the revealing light of day. Next, I thought that the night wou...
  • Samantha's Mother
    722 words
    Review of Open House By Elizabeth Berg I am an avid reader. The type of person who can wipe out a good book in a day or two. For the past several months my only reading has been my textbooks. So I was excited sitting down and reading a book just for pleasure. A girlfriend of mine had given me this book and said she enjoyed it. Plus it was a selection of the Oprah book club. Surely Oprah wouldn't steer me wrong. It's Friday night. I am in my room, settled down with everything I need for a night o...
  • Adultery Of The King's Wife
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    Her name is Shahrazad, and her idea is, to either save the land and the people of the king's vow, or perish in the attempt. She defies her father, the grand vizier, who doesn t want her to die, and asks him to make an offer to the king of her hand. The king eagerly accepts but, makes sure all parties understand that, he intends to fulfill his vow of killing his bride in the morning. The grand vizier is sure that his daughter is going to die but the clever Shahrazad has a very ingenious plan in h...
  • Sir Baldric
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    Sir. Baldric and The Evil Threshmit It was a frigid night at Rockland Palace. The wind blew hard, and howled out of the night, as the rain beat down on Sir. Morgan as he stood outside the castle walls. He had just returned with the news from King Crenshaw. Suddenly from the dark of the night came Threshmit, the great enemy of man. The description of the beast given by the churl, who stood witness to Sir Morgan's dismemberment, was that of a giant, man eating firs snorting, three headed savage wa...
  • Mordecai And The King
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    Introduction: There are many fascinating stories to choose from in the Bible but there was one that caught my attention as I was flipping through deciding what I should do my paper about. It was the story of Esther. I picked this story because, to me, it shows perseverance and strength through adversity and persecution. Chapter I: Esther becomes Queen The story starts with the king banishing, Vashti, his former wife, from the kingdom and ordering a decree for all the eligible young ladies to app...
  • Mambo King And His Band
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    The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love By: Oscar Hijuelo Harper Collins Publishers 1989 407 Pages (No Bibliography, Pics, Maps or Index) The book that I read was rather pornographic. It was a story about 2 brothers and 6 other people who put together a band and played in clubs almost every night. After playing their gigs, theyd go off and get drunk and then go sleep with about 4 different girls every night. None of them were settled down because they always were going places and meeting new people. ...
  • Last Night
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    A Medieval Night In Arabia A Medieval Night In Arabia Essay, Research Paper A Medieval Night In Arabia. By Wade Cleland It's a good story, isn't it (or BOOM! (Inside Joke) Steven of Kingsley walked along the dark Jerusalem street. It is the Second Crusade into the Holy Land and the Christians have taken the holy city. Steven is the youngest of three brothers and is also the least intelligent, so naturally he is in command of a large number of troops. It is a sweltering night, the stars glisten a...

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