• In Memoriam
    * Biography: Philip Henry, 17th century non-conformist clergyman * How to write a great hotel review * Tips for writing film reviews * How to write a website review * Biography: Charles Sangster * Biography: Andrea Doria * Biography: George Ohr * The history of the...
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  • American Scandal Notes Test 2
    History 4197 • Spring 2013 Thursday, January 17, 2013 The Many Meanings of Scandal Themes * Slander * Attacks on personal and public reputation * Take people to court for slander * Print Media * Publicity * Personal Attacks * Gossip * The engine of scandal ...
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  • The following of a leader
    birthplace in Staunton, at 18–24 North Coalter Street, is now used as the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. He was the third of four children of Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822–1903) and Jessie Janet Woodrow (1826–1888).[14] His ancestry was Scottish and Scots-Irish. His paternal grandparents immigrated...
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  • The Rory Gilmore Reading List
    Monica Ali Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner Candide by Voltaire – read – June 2010 The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer Carrie by Stephen King Catch-22 by Joseph Heller The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman Christine by Stephen King ...
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  • Nature the Gentlest
    in his ray, On the leaping waters and gay young isles; Ay, look, and he'll smile thy gloom away. Nature -- the Gentlest Mother is, by Emily Dickinson Nature -- the Gentlest Mother is, Impatient of no Child -- The feeblest -- or the waywardest -- Her Admonition mild -- In Forest -- and the...
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  • Hemingway
    Publications. All rights reserved. Contents I. II. III. IV. V. VI. Biography Books by Ernest Hemingway The Life: Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions The Literature: Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions Notable Quotables Further Reading 2 Biography I. Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in...
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  • Why We Fight
    Award winner, was Frank Capra and General George Marshall instructed him "to make a series of documented, factual information films - the first in our history - that will explain to our boys in the Army why we-are fighting, and the principles for which we are fighting.”6 The purpose of this paper is to examine...
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  • Amerucab
    provided a religious explanation for every event. The notable works in this vein include History of Plymoth Plantation (posthumously published 1856) by William Bradford, an early governor of Plymouth Colony, and The History of New England by John Winthrop, earliest governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony...
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  • Langston Hughes - Writing to Inspire
    undeniable respect for his African American background, Hughes made racial pride the basis of his best works. Langston Hughes' struggles as young black man shaped who he became as a both a writer and an inspirational leader to the African American community and the world. Hughes encountered...
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  • Beat Poems
    in the West and remains one of Kerouac's most widely read books.[16] [edit] Women of the Beat GenerationAlthough women are less acknowledged in histories of the first Beat Generation, the omission may be due more to the period's sexism than the reality.[17] Joan Vollmer for instance did not write, although...
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  • Aspects of Lincoln’s Leadership
    (Phillips). Before Lincoln’s presidency, his only other military experience was in 1832, when he was captain of a militia unit that saw no action in Black Hawk War. During Lincoln’s on term in Congress, Lincoln mocked his military career. “Did you know I was a military hero?” he said. “I fought the wile...
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  • history
    (30pts) 2. Define indentured servitude, then explain why colonial masters first adopted the institution of indentured servitude rather than Indian or Black slavery to meet labor demands? (13 pts) 3. Identify and expand the main causes of Bacon’s rebellion: 3 examples (9ts) b) Speculate the significance...
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  • Papers
    literature numbers by time period. To classify Shakespeare, single and collected works of literature other than fiction, literary criticism, biography and history of literature, secondary schools may need to expand upon the numbers in the abridged edition. The special numbers for Shakespeare and the expanded...
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  • Pearls
    journeys to the new world with her jewelry alone (Dickinson, p. 95). In America’s beginning, pearls were some of the first jewels worn. President George Washington wore a ring that had thirteen small pearls on it to symbolize the thirteen states (Dickinson, p. 111). In contrast to European lifestyle, jewelry...
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  • The Regeneration of Innocence: William Blake's Songs as a Paradigm for Understanding the Spirituality in Literature
    poetry of Emily Dickinson and demonstrate how her works correlate to Blake's theory of contrary states. I choose Dickinson in order to show the far reaching implications of this mechanism; for, Dickinson is an author outside of Blake's tradition. It is reasonable to assume Dickinson would have had no...
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  • Style Manual
    in this manual is adapted from the Modern Language Association style as outlined in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Paper,6th Edition, by Joseph Gibaldi. Although this manual should serve you well for most of your courses at GLHS, you need to be aware that other styles for documentation exist...
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  • History of Cameras
    ------------------------------------------------- Shayne Beaver ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Introducing Design History There’s no denying that cameras are one of the most influential inventions of the past several centuries. Practically every day we come into contact...
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  • Lit in English
    Wordsworth Lord Byron P. B. Shelley John Keats Robert Browning Emily Dickinson Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy William Butler Yeats Robert Frost Robert Frost John Masefield D. H. Lawrence D. H. Lawrence e.e. cummings Judith Wright Adrienne Rich Jenny Joseph Seamus Heaney *These poems may be sourced from the Internet...
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  • An Unknown Hero: an Essay on Theodore Dwight Weld
    abolitionist movement. Despite his great works, Weld strove for anonymity in all his endeavors. This has long made him an unknown figure in American history. Weld, born in 1803 in Hartford, Connecticut, was the son and grandson of Congregational ministers. At the age of fourteen he began earning money...
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  • The Use of Literature in Teaching English as a Foreign Language by: Amr Alhemiary
     Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Joseph Conrad was Polish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Thomas Pynchon is American, V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad, and Vladimir Nabokov was Russian, but all are considered important writers in the history of English literature. In other words, English literature...
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