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  • Why Are the Chicago Bulls so Good?

    Why Are The Chicago Bulls So Good? Two weeks ago, I was home watching a Chicago Bulls game. I started to analyze why the team had the best record in the league. About nine years ago, the Chicago Bulls selected Michael Jordan in the third pick of the college draft from North Carolina. A few

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  • The Chicago Bulls: Number 5???

    The Chicago Bulls: Number 5??? Can they? Yes they can, but they will have to overcome two obstacle courses, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets. First lets review the Bulls team. They have the seven time All-Star Michael Jordan, All-Star forward Scottie Pippen, and the

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  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men A persons surroundings can influence him. In "12 Angry Men" by Reginald Rose a young mans life is held by twelve men with contrasing views. Eight a caring man, who wishes to talk about why the other jurors think that the boy is guilty, clashes with Three, a sadistic man who

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  • Abortion. What Is It? Why Do People Do It?

    Abortion Abortion. What is it? Why do people do it? Is it killing a human life? What are the benefits for having an abortion? Should it be made illegal? These questions I will try and answer on the key issue right now on abortion. I will tell you my side and how I fell, and hope that

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  • A Woman's Identity

    A Woman's Identity Women lose their identity as soon as they get married and begin a family. Every little girl dreams of getting married and raising a family, because this is what women are taught to seek at an early age. When a woman achieves this goal, she loses her identity due to the

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  • Windflower

    Windflower Gabrielle Roy, the author of Windflower, shows us through her main character, Elsa Kumachuck, that isolation can have unfortunate effects on an individual and the people around them. We, as readers, are in the beginning given the impression that Elsa is a fit mother who is

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  • Mary Astell's from a Serious Proposal to the Ladies

    Mary Astell's From A Serious Proposal to the Ladies Discussion Question: Why did Mary Astell suggest such extreme solutions as a learning environment for woman, and is it necessary? In Mary Astell's From A Serious Proposal to the Ladies is a plea for intellectual equality among the sexes.

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  • Women and the Bible

    Women and The Bible The Bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of woman's emancipation. A famous 19th century feminist named Elizabeth Cady Stanton voiced this about her struggle for women's freedom. Women, considered a lower class than the men, wanted this

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  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Overview

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Overview Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and always had a love for the sea. He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things did not work out. Jules Verne has written many very famous books such as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five

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  • Although Short, John Updike's "A & P" Is Big on Enjoyment

    Although Short, John Updike's "A & P" is Big on Enjoyment I enjoy stories that are long and involved. However, the short story "A & P" by John Updike is a wonderful exception to this rule. Updike writes the story from a viewpoint of what I believe to be a younger, more contemporary

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  • A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath

    A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath Two of the most renowned leaders of all time, King Arthur and King David, have emerged from very humble beginnings. David and Goliath, written by Samuel, is a bible story about a young boy defeating a huge Philistine soldier by

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  • A Day at the Beach

    A Day At The Beach I run down the boardwalk, not worrying about getting splinters in my tender feet. Every ten or fifteen feet I stop, sometimes to smell the salty sea air, but mostly to wait for my parents who plod along behind carrying chairs, coolers, and other beach paraphernalia. I

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  • A Farewell to Arms: Style

    A Farewell to Arms: Style Critics usually describe Hemingway's style as simple, spare, and journalistic. These are all good words; they all apply. Perhaps because of his training as a newspaperman, Hemingway is a master of the declarative, subject-verb-object sentence. His writing has been

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  • Amory Blaine's "Mirrors" in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise

    Amory Blaine's "Mirrors" in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by "mirroring" people he admires. However, these "mirrors" actually block him from finding his true self. He falls in love with women

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  • Braces: a Pain in the Ass

    Braces: A Pain In The Ass One out of three children or teenagers will have to live through their "rites of passage years" as a prisoner of their own orthodonist. Puberty is burdened enough by zit and acne battles, awkward growth spurts, and raging evil hormones. Braces add additional

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  • A Doll's House: a Push to Freedom

    A Doll's House: A Push to Freedom Sometime after the publication of "A Doll's House", Henrik Ibsen spoke at a meeting of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights. He explained to the group, "I must decline the honor of being said to have worked for the Women's Rights movement. I am not

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  • Beowulf: a Hero with Courage, Strength, and Integrity

    Beowulf: A Hero With Courage, Strength, and Integrity "He who had come to them from across the sea, bold and strong minded, had driven affliction off, purged Herot clean." Beowulf has traveled a great distance to help people in need. Even though Beowulf is a fictional character, he

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  • The Waters of Babylon

    "By the Waters of Babylon" by Stephen Vincent Benét I. Describe the story's exposition. During the exposition you learn that it is forbidden to go to any of the Dead Places except to search for metal, and he who touches the metal must be a priest of the son of the priest. You also

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  • The Catcher in the Rye: First Person Narration Is Critical

    The Catcher In the Rye: First Person Narration is Critical In J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, the first person narration is critical in helping the reader to know and understand the main character, Holden Caulfield. Holden, in his narration, relates a flashback of a significant

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Childhood Experience

    To Kill A Mockingbird: Childhood Experience Have you ever thought of an answer to reply to your children, when they ask you, "What was the world like when you were a child?", "What things that happened that impressed you most when you were a child?" or "How interesting is your childhood

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  • Death of a Salesman: Symbols

    Death of a Salesman: Symbols Many symbols are incorporated into the play "Death of a Sales man" and they in turn relate to both character and theme. The hose, tape recorder and the seeds are some of these symbols. The hose in Miller's drama directly relates to the theme of d eath. The hose

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  • Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village !

    Personal Writing: Disaster Hits Village ! Three years ago something terrible happened in my hometown. It all begun one evening when I was sitting and watching on the local TV station. They interrupted the tv program I was watching, with an extra weather forecast. They said that there was a

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  • Dover Bitch: Mockery of Victorian Values in "Dover Beach"

    "Dover Bitch": Mockery of Victorian Values in "Dover Beach" Hecht's parody "Dover Bitch" is a mockery of Victorian values shown in "Dover Beach", as well as those of his own period. Hecht candidly exaggerates the speech, ideas and symbols in "Dover Beach.". The first evidence of Hecht's

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  • Edgar Allan Poe: Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work

    Edgar Allan Poe: Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work Throughout literature, an author's works almost always reflect their mood and character. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer whose short stories and poems reflected his pessimistic moods. One of Poe's poems, "The Raven,"

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  • Emotions Seen in "Of Mice and Men"

    Emotions Seen in "Of Mice and Men" This essay will deal with the way emotions were used in the story of "Of Mice and Men". Not only friendship and loyalty between George and Lennie. Faith, hope, charity, love, hate, jealousy and indifference are among the other emotions that develops

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  • With the Guest by Andrew Camus: Daru

    With the Guest by Andrew Camus: Daru We have had the opportunity in the last month to read many short story selections, giving us examples of many different things. When asked to pick a character to analyze it was a tough decision but I would have to go with the story that most interested

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  • Waiting for Godot and Beowulf: Fate

    Waiting for godot and Beowulf: Fate Reading a work of literature often makes a reader experience certain feelings. These feeling differ with the content of the work, and are usually needed to perceive the author's ideas in the work. For example, Samuel Beckett augments a reader's understanding

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  • Personal Writing: My Senior Prom

    Personal Writing: My Senior Prom I have a lot of good memories of my senior prom. The Hilton's California ballroom, the dancing, and socializing with friends were some of the memories. But most of all, the food was the best memory of all. The food served at Castlemont High's senior

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  • The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop: Gone Fishin'

    The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop: Gone Fishin' "The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop is saturated with vivid imagery and abundant description, which help the reader visualize the action. Bishop's use of imagery, narration, and tone allow the reader to visualize the fish and create a bond with

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  • The Grapes of Wrath: Symbols

    The Grapes of Wrath: Symbols The Grapes of Wrath is a novel by John Steinbeck that exposes the desperate conditions under which the migratory farm families of America during the 1930's live under.   The novel tells of one families migration west to California through the great

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