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  • Your Other Genuine Actions
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    Franklin vs. Emerson Ben Franklin's philosophies centered mostly on Enlightenment ideas. He believed in the value of individual freedom and that we should not be governed by a monarchy. Franklin also found that trust in method was the best thing, because that is the method with which he went through so that he would become a better writer. He had an eagerness to expand his knowledge in a quest to learn more. More weight was placed on the discovery of truth through the observation of nature, rath...
  • New Pair Of Silk Stockings
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    Kate Chopin again writes another short story with a way of getting the attention of the reader in a short period of time. "A Pair of Silk Stockings" is based in early to mid 1900's in a average town. Shops, a theater and such lies in the center of town. The author tells of a widowed mother that is not so well off, that discovers a sum of money and is taken away in her own shopping spree and perhaps her own dreams. Mrs. Sommers is a middle aged timid mother of a handful of children, and is appare...
  • Grandmother's Life
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    The grandmother is the central character in the story "A good man is hard to find", by Flannery O'Connor. The grandmother is a manipulative, deceitful, and self-serving woman who lives in the past. She doesn't value her life as it is, but glorifies what it was like long ago when she saw life through rose-colored glasses. She is pre- sented by O'Connor as being a prim and proper lady dressed in a suit, hat, and white cotton gloves. This woman will do whatever it takes to get what she wants and sh...
  • Children Evoke An Image Of Young Children
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    The Horror of Child Labor Over 150 years later, the same situation exists. Light was not exactly shed in the problems of child labor in the mid-1800's. Soon, authors like Elizabeth Barrett Browning stepped to the forefront and raised public awareness for the deplorable conditions child laborers were subjected to. When government investigations into child labor revealed the rampant exploitation of children, Browning responded with a poem created in sympathy, taking the form of her 1843 poem, The ...
  • Their Own Rights Through Their Vote
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    Since the first American colonies existed, women have been characterized for having less civil rights with less career opportunities than men. For many years women have been fighting to enjoy their own rights. Women have raised their voices to demand their full civil and political rights. Women have had to overcome many economic, political, and even social obstacles created by men just to be treated in an equal way in the American society. Generally, the women's lives have been characterized for...
  • Children In The Daycare
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    When I think of myself I think of success & where I am going to be in the next couple of years. The first thing that comes to mind is to own my own daycare. I have always been devoted to helping children and assisting their parents with the growing process while they are away at work. When children are dropped off by their parent or legal guardian they are expected to be picked up in the same condition. I believe I can gain a special trust with the parents as well as educate their children for t...

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