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461 wordsFinnegan's Wake is an old Irish tune, but these words were added later for music-hall use during the Victorian era. Some Irish people have objected to them as an English inspired stereotype, but I first heard this song sung by the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Make, at the Gate of Horn in Chicago, in the late 50's. To me, no one was more Irish than they were. Here it is in honor of Saint Patrick's Day. [C] Tim Finnegan lived on [Am] Walker Street And a [F] gentle, Irishman, [G] mighty odd; [C] He'd ...
Tim's Nonverbal Communication
1,093 wordsInterpersonal Project My friends and I play poker on a regular basis. One of my friends, let's call him Tim, constantly plays bad hands and often catches lucky breaks. Tim and I have been friends since middle school, but one night we got into a very big argument which almost became physical. In one particular hand, Tim made what was in my opinion a horribly bad call. Ask most poker players and they will tell you that they would have folded in this situation. Nonetheless, he got incredibly lucky ...
Tim Thought Alpert
2,796 wordsTimothy Leary, also known as 'Uncle Tim', 'The messiah of LSD', and 'The most dangerous man in America', was born on October 22, 1920, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He went to a public high school where he discovered girls and the ability to attract attention from those in authority. After high school he attended Jesuit College Holy Cross, but Tim wasn't satisfied with Holy Cross, so he took a test to get into West Point. He got very high marks and was accepted. Timothy was very enthused and pr...
1,147 wordsThe things they carried, by Tim O'brien 'Oh man, you fuck in' trashed the fucker. You scrambled his sorry self, look at that, you did, you laid him out like fuck in's hre dded Wheat. ' I chose to start off my essay with this particular exert from the book because I think that it very much represents the story in itself. Azar said this, after Tim (supposedly) killed a Vietnamese soldier with a hand grenade. It shows that in times of war, how callous men can become. However, callousness varies, wh...
On The Rainy River
864 wordsTim O'Brien, the author of The Things They Carried, is still undecided of whether to doge the draft and lose the respect of his family and friends, or go to the Vietnam War and lose his life, in the chapter "On The Rainy River". Elroy's actions reveal his good qualities that help Tim make this important decision, without any words of judgment or criticism. Elroy's actions reveal heroic qualities. He is a silent Observer who helps Tim overcome his fears. When Tim decided to leave his hometown of ...
Next Day Mike And Shirley
1,548 wordsA Slice of Life Thump! Thump! There was a loud noise at the door, 'Alright hold on, I'm coming. ' Tim yelled. Tim was in his early twenties, he had a blue mow hawk, always dressed shabby, and addicted to heroin. Tim walked to the door and opened it, 'Yes. ' he said sarcastically. The man at the door asked if Gwen was home, 'Are you Gwen's new boyfriend' Timasked him. 'Yes I am, my name is Tony' he replied. 'Nice to meet you' Tim said. ' No, Gwen is not here right now. I think she is still trying...
Tim And His Brother Sam
570 wordsMy Brother Sam Is Dead James & Christopher Lincoln Collier Copyright 1974 Some of the major themes in this book were that Tim and his family has to survive through out this book. Another theme was to keep their store going and not to close it because that is where they make almost all of their money by selling those products. Finally, they had to keep Sam alive while he is in the army. The main characters in My Brother Sam Is Dead are Tim, Mother, Father, and Sam. There are many more characters ...
Carl And His Mother Look
1,724 wordsMeet Carl Robinson, he is a 13-year-old student at St. Mark's School in North London. He is an only child who lives with his mother and father in a small house near to the school. Carl is a clever student and is seen with a great deal of potential. He is also a popular boy and liked by teachers and many other students. Carl is a very handsome young man as well. He is a tall young man with dark tanned skin and short black hair. Carl also has a 100% attendance record as he enjoys school and likes ...
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