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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Summary 16

    All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque. This book was an extraordinary war story. Remarque uses excellent words and phrases to describe crucial details of the book. Remarque had first hand experience‚ because he was a German in World War I. So he expresses his opinions

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  • A Formal Application

    The Ambiguity of Death Since the creation of man, certain primal urges have been imprinted into the human being's psyche. Out of many of those the instinct of death is included, probably stemming from the necessity of killing to obtain one's food. The instinct of death remains today and

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  • Adults of the Bell Jar Essay

    "The Role Models of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar" Throughout the novel Esther Greenwood has trouble deciding who she wants to be. Her search for an identity leads her to look at her female role models. These women are not ideal in her eyes. Although they represent a part of what she

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  • Binary Reasoning

    Binary reasoning limits our knowledge for it oversimplifies the subject being studied. Computers operate in binary mode, that is they only can understand a 1 or a 0, and this fact is what makes artificial intelligence so hard to achieve. The fact that humans can work outside of simple duality

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  • Compare and Contrast Karl Marx

    Compare Karl Marx and Max Weber During the nineteenth century, Karl Marx and Max Weber were two of the most influential sociologists. Both of them tried to explain social change having place in a society at that time. Their view on this from one hand is very different, but on the other it

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  • Book Report - Lies My Teacher

    James Loewen wrote the book "Lies My Teacher Told ME" to help the students of the United States become aware of their true history. This book attempts to show how and why American history has been taught the way it has without regard for the truth. Mr. Loewen had compared twelve different

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  • Crying of Lot 49

    There are two levels of apprehension to The Crying of Lot 49: that of the characters in the book, whose perception is limited to the text, and that of the reader, who has the ability to look at the world from outside of it. A recurring theme in the novel is the phenomenon of chaos, also called

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  • Ishmael

    A review of... Ishmael In the past few centuries there have been a handful of books written that offer up ideas about humanity that are so completely new to a reader but are so completely convincing that they can force a reader to take a step back and assess all that they know to be true

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  • Alexander Crummel Unsung Hero

    Alexander Crummel:unsung hero As we look back on the history of African-Americans we all can recall the names of Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. Also in our history are the unsung heroes that don't get talked about much. That's why I decided to take a moment to look back at

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  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie was not only an outstanding industrialist, but also a great philanthropist. In the excerpt from page 105, Carnegie is stating that an end to Individualism would result in a revolution not an evolution because it is changing human nature itself, and there would be no way to know

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  • Ceremony 2

    Ceremony Throughout Ceremony, the author, Leslie Silko, displays the internal struggle that the American Indians faced at that time in history. She displays this struggle between good and evil in several parts of the book. One is the myth explaining the orgin of the white man. As common

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  • Origin of Surnames

    Origins of Surnames In today's society we all want to know who we are and where our names originated from. Our names are what give each of us our own style and individuality, the importance of style and individuality can be related back to our original surnames. Our surnames have come

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  • Julius Caesar as a Tragic Hero

    Julius Caesar As A Tragic Hero In Julius Caesar William Shakespeare illustrated Caesar as a tragic hero by showing that he was a noble man of high rank, by showing that he was a historical figure with a tragic flaw which lead to his downfall, and by showing that Caesar accepted his fate

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  • Beach Burial - Kenneth Slessor

    AWARENESS OF NATIONAL IDENTITY ORAL EXAMINATION BEACH BURIAL KENNETH SLESSOR Softly and Humbly to the Gulf of Arabs,The convoys of dead sailors come; At night they sway and wander in the waters far under,But morning rolls them in the foam. Between the sob and clubbing of the

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  • Fahrenheit 451 - a Charred Exi

    Fahrenheit 451 – A Charred Existence Imagine living in a world where you are not in control of your own thoughts. Imagine living in a world in which all the great thinkers of the past have been blurred from existence. Imagine living in a world where life no longer involves beauty, but

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  • Aristotle's Rules for Tragedy

    Aristotle's Rules For Tragedy Laid Down In Poetics As They Apply To Blood Relations By Sharon Pollock Aristotle could be considered the first popular literary critic. Unlike Plato, who all but condemned written verse, Aristotle breaks it down and analyses it so as to separate the good from

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  • Poetry and Langston Hughes

    Poetry and the World of Langston Hughes Langston Hughes enchanted the world as he threw the truth of the pain that the Negro society had endured into most of his works. He attempted to make it clear that society in America was still undeniably racist. For example, Conrad Kent Rivers

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  • Lord of the Flies Character an

    In William Golding’s novel The Lord Of The Flies, each character represents a part of society. Jack, the leader of the choir boys and hunters, represents parts of society which can be broken down in three ways. The first part is Jack in society as a whole. Here, this blood thirsty

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  • Modern Americans vs. Puritans

    Are We or Are We Not? Are we or are we not? That is the question. Does the current generation of Americans have the same values and morals of the Puritans of the 1600's? Some would say yes and others would say no. This paper will show both sides of the argument. It will discuss whether

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  • Stones from the River

    Ursula Hegi’s novel, Stones From The River, exposes the reader of the persecutions of religious beliefs, a gossiping dwarf, and the people of Burgdorf, a small German town in the time of the Nazi Holocaust. The novel is set in World War I and continues through World War II. The Second

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  • Lincoln Electric

    The Lincoln Electric Company Headquartered in Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, The Lincoln Electric Company is a world leader in welding and cutting products, as well as a premier manufacturer of electric motors. The company is well known for its dedicated, talented workforce and its

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  • Philosophy of Quality

    In respect to quality of materials, there are three well known philosophers whom are most referenced: W. Edwards Deming, Philip B. Crosby, and Joseph M. Juran. Throughout the twentieth century, these three men have continuously integrated new systems for improvement in the quality system.

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  • Grand Avenue Masks

    Windows to the Soul Many Characters in the novel Grand Avenue, by Greg Sarris, are wearing masks. Masks that conceal themselves and their culture in an attempt to fit into the world that has enveloped their history and stifled their heritage. The key to these masks is the eyes. The

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  • The Influences of Tolkien in T

    The Influences of Tolkien The influences of Tolkien are many and great, but of them all, three stand out most; his great love of nature that sprung from his experiences as a youth in the English Countryside, his acute sensitivity and desire to master language, and his involvement in trench

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  • The American Dream

    The Opportunity is Just as Important as the Result Opportunity is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as “A good position, chance or prospect for achievement” which is easily connected to the idea of The American Dream. After all, isn’t America known as “The land

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  • The Sinister Beauty of Death

    Throughout the history of human kind, there have existed a significant number of poets, who did not care to write about “happy things.” Rather, they concerned themselves with unpleasant and sinister concepts, such as death. Fascination and personification of death has become a

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  • Witchcraft and Effects on Lite

    Witchcraft is a phenomenon that has captured the minds of millions since the beginning of history. These so-called witches have caused fear, hatred, interest, widespread panic, and a variety of other emotions in other people from all over the world. Every society and civilization on this

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  • Fashion Evolution

    Fashion evolution through the years Who didn't have been heard something about the most representative eras of the fashion, like 50s, hippie's age, disco fever, or grunge? All these ideologies had been make an important change through the time. There exists a great evolution through the

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  • History of Philippine Cinema

    REEL TO REAL: THE HISTORY OF PHILIPPINE FILMS Introduction The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors

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  • Statue of Liberty

    I chose to write about the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty serves as a symbolic fixture of the principles America was founded on. She represents freedom, liberty, and opportunity. The location of the Statue of Liberty is an amazing feat in itself, it is right in the middle of a

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