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  • Atticus Finch From The Book
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    Advanced English Ted Korolchuk Mrs. Feldhausen 8-23-95 Trading Places If I could trade places with somebody, it would be Atticus Finch, from the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. There are many reasons I would trade. One of the reasons I would choose Atticus is because he is more considerate than I, and has a much better temper. For example, if Bob Ewell spit in my face, I would instinctively bash his head against the wall. Furthermore, when Scout beat up Cousin Francis for calling Att...
  • Snyder And Oliver's Sense Of Place
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    Transformation Most people go through life with their eyes closed, so to speak, never stopping to see the beautiful world around them. However, the people that do stop and observe the beauty often do great things with the knowledge from their experience. Two people that have done just that are Gary Snyder and Mary Oliver. Both Snyder and Oliver have written about their experience with nature. Although they have different backgrounds, write in different ways, and have different ideas of the place...
  • Ski Facilities Of Colorado
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    Travelers Guide to Colorado This is a travelers guide to the state of Colorado. Colorado is a unique and interesting place to visit. If the reader would want to go to Colorado, this is the report to read. This report has both statistics and fun things to go and do. Colorado is state of mountains and hills. Colorado is the highest of the states elevation at over 14,000 feet high. Many people visit Colorado each year. Many of the people that visit here are outdoor enthusiasts, skiers, and people j...
  • East Timor People
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    This is a report about genocide. Genocide is the deliberate assassination of entire peoples. There are many different types of genocide. There are also many different times and places at which it has occurred. The one that this report is on is East Timor. East Timor people had a unique and different belief than most people. Like Native Americans, they believed that everything that walks, flies, swims, and crawls is a person. In their religion, "everything is a living thing" and "at one time, all...
  • Ad On The Traffic Light
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    Speech is not just someone's written or voiced opinions but it is also the way that person tries to express his or her ideas or believes using other meanings. Gestures, signs, paintings, photos, etc... are different forms of speech. Our government guarantees free speech but not that anyone can make speech at any time, at any place, and talk about anything. Then this country could be an awful place to live. Imagine that loud noise from speakers and sub woofers from cars that are driven through yo...
  • Lot In Lyons
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    7,000, is the number of people in the small town of Lyons, New York. Many people haven't even heard of this town. Lyons is my hometown, and I will never forget it. I am graduating this year, and my friends as well as myself are moving out! We are all going to college at least an hour away from Lyons. Everyone in my school can't wait to leave. They hate Lyons, and they say that there is nothing here for them. I believe just the opposite. There is a lot in Lyons to improve, but I will never leave ...
  • Important Sector Of Geography
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    Geography Geography is a topic that we have covered in class on several occasions. It has also been a focus of some of our assigned readings. Geography is one of the most important sections of Social Studies. Geography is simply defined as the study of earth and its features. This is a very simplistic view of what geography is. I believe that there is much more that goes into studying this section of Social Studies. As we discussed in class, geography deals with five key components. The five par...
  • Virtue Of Jen
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    Matthew Swift THA 379 Dr. EtlingConfucianism The teachings of Confucius revolve around living a virtuous life. In his view a world in which everyone holds themselves to a high standard of virtuous thought and action is an ideal world. He believes that the common good is attained through the three main virtues, Jen, Shu, and Li. The virtue of Jen is one that is based on attitude. It is a virtue that is based onlooking out for the good of others. Confucius believed very highly in cooperation and t...
  • Years Of 1923 And 1947 Many Chinese
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    Evil has many faces. One of these includes racism and the injustices which many people have had to face. The following are some of the injustices which have occurred and been documented. Between the years of 1923 and 1947 many chinese were sent to canada to work in order to support themselves and their families in china. Men from China and Hong Kong went to Canada while leaving behind wives and children. Many jobs were open to the chinese but most, if not all, were low paying dangerous jobs. Suc...
  • Libya People
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    Throughout history we have studied and learned about different people and places that have gone through serious hardships. Some people wrote books about their terrible experience. However, others we have just read about in newspaper articles, seen in movies or even studied in a school textbooks. The book Night is about a Hungarian Jewish teenager who is captured by the Nazi's along with his father and many other Jews. They are being tortured in many ways such as being beaten, stripped, shaved, s...
  • Human Migration Factors Migration
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    Human Migration Factors Migration, the movement of people from one place, origin or country to another 1. For as long as man can remember migration has been a big part in our lives. People have migrated continuously since their emergence as a species. The art of migrating is to move from place to place or country to country, to find what we searched for, A suitable environment for our families and us to live in. It is vital for humans to keep on the move or migrating. Many people migrate to diff...
  • Great Sierra's Natural Beauty And Kern
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    Of Oak Stumps and Oil Pumps The Great Sierra Nevadas and Kern County are two strikingly different faces of California. The Sierra Nevadas, a natural refuge for a sizeable number of California's wildlife, houses opportunities for harvesting lumber, a spiritual place to camp or hike on, and simply as an aesthetic marvel in contrast to LA's bustling city streets. Kern County's industrial benefits come from Black Gold, oil. The Kern River discovery started an oil boom, and a forest of wooden derrick...
  • Buzzy's Diner
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    My First Job at Buzzy's Diner John LehnerFeb. 15, 1996 English 111 The first job I had was at Buzzy's Diner, located in a small suburban town in upstate New York. It isn't a classy restaurant, it isn't even a very clean one, but during the hours that its open in the morning it is probably the busiest place within fifteen miles. Although the food there is inexpensive and very good, the main reason people eat their lunch and breakfast there is because of the diner's cozy atmosphere and timeless qu...
  • View Of Rich White Woman
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    Waiting room is a place where most of story is developed. With Mrs. Turpin's appearance, this room is turned to one small society which has variety of social class, genders, ages, and skin colors. People are classified by the view of rich white woman. Her view of human is very simple; 'niggers' who are divided into bottom group, 'white-trash', sometimes even worse than niggers, and home and land owners like herself. All kind of people can be assessed by two criteria - Color and wealth. This was ...
  • Your Hiding Place
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    We go to places of comfort to get away from the burden of harsh realities. People use hiding places of physical means like a closet or library, to maybe think of things they care for and things that make them happy and. Whether it be your bedroom, your closet, you know you can always count on the satisfaction of you hidden place to be there for you and blanket you. No matter what, your hiding place is always going to be easily accessible and very accommodating. People enjoy this because it is a ...
  • Mr Staples
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    Black Men in Public Places by Brent Staples, is a narrative story about the mishaps a young African-American man had to encounter in Chicago, as a new graduate student at the University of Chicago, and in New York City, in the late 70's and early 80's. Brent Staples tells us how other people mistook him by a criminal many times in public places just because of his appearance. The short stories that he mentions in his essay explain how he was scaring people, especially young women, just with his ...
  • Place Between Scout And Atticus
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    To Kill a Mockingbird, which takes place in a small town in Alabama, is about life and the lessons everyday people obtained from it. By reading this classic novel, one can learn a lot about things such as kindness, hatred, racism, and humor. It also gave examples of the differences between the many different kinds of people. This novel also describes what it takes to be a better person in life. One quote that stood out in this book was one that was said by Atticus. He said, "You never really und...
  • Black People Of Harlem
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    When reading the detective genre many conventions are used to communicate various ideas to its readers. In Cotton Comes to Harlem by Chester Himes, the author relies heavily upon tone / mood to express the main message. The story takes place in the heart of Harlem where crime is accepted, money rules all, and death by violence is common. The focal point of this novel is a "misplaced" bale of cotton. As you read further into the novel you realize a sort of motif of other things also being "mispla...
  • Houses In Some Areas
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    Syria is a beautiful country but there are some negative aspects about it that destroy its beauty. Some effects that give a bad impression about the country are environmental pollution, garbage, teenage problems, and children working at a young age. But the most important thing about Syria is that it is a safe country. There are many places in Syria where garbage is seen, but mostly in the poorer areas. Although there is a lot of garbage lying around, it is normal because that's the situation in...
  • White People
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    Dear Richard Wright, Hi, this is one of the millions of your admirers who love and read your book, "Black Boy. ' In your book you have written about your life and about different and hard situations that you had to face with bare hands and no support almost at all. I must say that it is very courageous to write about yourself. Many people are afraid to do so because it reveals all of their insides and outs. It was horrifying to read about all the humiliation and disrespect to black people that w...

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