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  • 1st Stanza War Front
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    ~ Anthem For Doomed Youth What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? - Only the monstrous anger of the guns. Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons. No mockeries now for them; no prayer nor bells; Nor any voice of mourning save the choirs, - The shrill demented choirs of wailing shells; And bugles calling for them from sad shires. What candles may be held to speed them all? Not in the hands of boys, but in their eyes Shall shine the holy glimmers of good...
  • Black Boy
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    BATTLE ROYAL Everyday, racism is perceived as one of the most negative aspects of society. When people think of racism, they obviously see hatred, evil, and ignorance. It has been a part of world culture since recorded history and, no doubt, before that. When one thinks of racism in the United States, invariably, though not only, the struggle of the African-American is singled out. That is the main issue Ellison so powerfully addresses in his short story "Battle Royal". In it the author allows u...
  • Image Of The Marlboro Man
    612 words
    The sun is setting as the lone cowboy stands leaning against a wooden post and gazing out over the fields. He has been hard at work all day, and only now as the evening approaches does he allow himself a moment's rest. The forward tilt of his hat shadows one half of his lined, ruggedly handsome face. Tucked into the corner of his mouth is a cigarette end, and he pulls the box away, revealing the one object of his desire: a smoke - Marlboro, of course. The paradigm at issue here, and in all other...
  • Birthday Party For Doc
    443 words
    Cannery Row By John Steinbeck In Cannery Row, John Steinbeck describes the unholy community of 1920's Monterey, California. Cannery Row is a street that depends on canning sardines. It is where all the outcasts of society reside. Steinbeck himself, in the first sentence of the book, describes Cannery Row as 'a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream. ' Lee Chong, the owner of the local grocery, Dora, the owner of the Bear Flag Restaurant, (a cove...
  • Fire And Hair Growth
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    In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses many types of symbolism. He uses examples such as the fire, the conch and hair growth. More specifically Golding states the condition of the conch, the state of the fire and the length of the boy's hair to symbolize the savages that live within in the boys. Golding uses the length of the boy's hair to symbolize savageness in the boys. Initially, the longest hair grows on Jack, the most savage of the boys, and is first mentioned as he is on all fours sme...
  • Reformatory In The End Of The Story
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    In Alan Paton's Ha " Penny, is a story narrated by the principal of a reformatory for boys in South Africa. It depicts how a young waif creates his own comforting reality in contrast to his harsh life at the a lonely reformatory. Reformatory by definition is: a penal institution for young offenders. This immediately causes the reader to think of disobedience and prison, a cold and lonely place. Reformatories in South Africa were mostly black and mixed children. Paton uses language that reinforce...
  • Joe And Bobby And Jordan And Chad
    447 words
    It was just about 6: 00 am Saturday morning when, Jessica, came in to the room to wake her two sons, Joe and Bobby. For this, was the day they had been waiting for all year. It was their yearly trip to Six Flags. As the boys got dressed they couldn't help but to think about all the fun they were going to have. During the car ride, the boys could already smell the popcorn and taste the sugary cotton candy melting in their mouths. As they got out of the car and walk towards the entrance, they coul...
  • My Aunt
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    My aunt is a plump and short lady. She has long, straight hair, often tied up in a bun. Her blue eyes twinkle with light, showing the mystery in them. She often greets people with her flashing smile, showing her white pearly teeth. Although my aunt is plump, she is still as pretty as a flower. The reason why I love my aunt so much is because of her helpfulness. Whenever she sees passers-by, especially old ladies needing help, she will immediately lend a helping hand. Our neighbours even gave her...
  • Only Thing
    940 words
    "Come onA&P Deanna Ryan "Come on you two, they really need us to hurry up and get home before dinner!' Bethany cried. She's such a baby, always worrying about how her mom will punish her next. We had just walked a few blocks from the beach, but we were completely dried off, and we were in a hurry. We stopped at the local A&P. We came to get only one thing, only one thing, for my mother. "Can't we buy some cookies Rachel', my fat little sister called over to me. She had three huge bags of chocola...
  • Boys Their First Glimpse Of Death
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    Death, as a whole, is generally seen as a bad thing. The fearful transition from life to death has given mankind an apprehensive feeling since the beginning of time. Therefore, people usually think of death as a depressing, traumatic, and sorrowful time of grievance. Of course, there are always exceptions. Dying in honor, for instance, suddenly transforms the dead into something more important. A martyr, willing to give his life for something greater than himself, is assured to be remembered as ...

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