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  • Barbed Wire - 372 Words
    Joseph Glidden was born January 18, 1813 in Claredon, New York. He moved with his wife and two sons to Illinois. Soon after, his sons and wife died. He then remarried to Lucinda Warre who had farmland. Through his life, Joseph Glidden had many jobs within the government and teaching. In 1873, Joseph Glidden attended the county fair in DeKalb, Illinois. He saw a wooden rail with nails sticking out and decided to use this to start his design of barbed wire. His wife’s garden needed protection and...
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  • Barbed Wire by Mary Emeny
    Mary Emeny's poem, "Barbed Wire," depicts war as a negative force, destroying every decent aspect of human existence. Written during the Vietnam War, the work displays Emeny's negative views on war. In one way or another everyone experiences and identifies with the presence of war. Although some wars are fought for justifiable reasons, every war tears into the lives of those undeserving. The tragic effects of war consume the innocent creating an unconquerable path of entanglement. The physical...
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  • The Invention of the Barbed Wire in Comparison to the Invention of the Cotton Gin.
    After the invention of the cotton gin, the surrender of raw cotton doubled each decade after 1800. Demand for cotton was fueled by other inventions of the Industrial Revolution, such as the machines to spin and weave it and the steamboat to transport it. At mid century the South provided three-fifths of America's exports, most of it in cotton. The cotton gin gave birth to the American mass-production concept and brought the South prosperity, but still contributed to the growth of slavery. While...
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  • Private Security - 2991 Words
    Private Security ESSAY #1 The three human and physical needs that are important in the relation to employee embezzlement are: need, rationalization, and opportunity. The employer should try and eliminate these elements up front, so there is less chance of embezzlement happening, but there will always be some way around all the obstacles NEED as explained in our text is a physical condition that may be the cause of unusual debts and may cause an employee to think seriously about how to...
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  • Freedom - Short Story from Tkam After Tom Robinson's Trial
    Freedom As I sat outside watching the other inmates, a gentle breeze caressed my face, providing relief from the sun’s hot rays. I was used to the heat, but maybe it was the circumstances that I was in that made it unbearable. I could see that my fellow inmates felt the same as they lazed about, their skin glistening with sweat, their shirts clinging to their backs. ‘Guilty until proven innocent’ rang angrily in my mind when I saw the number of Negroes compared to white people incarcerated....
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  • Literature in My Eyes - 725 Words
    Bianca Camille Casares February 20, 2012 LITR240-1301B-05 Phase 1 Discussion Board 2 Part A: 1. Literature can mean a variety of things to many different people. To me, the definition of literature is undefined. When looking up the term "literature", you may find that most answers are vague and are always changing. To me, literature doesn't mean anything that's written down but may contain short/long stories read from books, or some types of information written by someone. Literature has...
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  • Trench Warfare - 348 Words
    Trench warfare speech I’m here today to talk to you about the techniques and conditions of trench warfare in World War 1. Trench warfare was a living environment for troops fighting in World War 1. Conditions in trenches were harsh, unsanitary and extremely dangerous, Trenches were always under threat of attack from bombs or other weapons, and there were also many threats to health that developed into big problems for doctors. Apart from the unstoppable cold during the winters in France,...
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  • Personal Narrative Example - 1190 Words
    It was a chilly, autumn morning in 2011. My family and I were just beginning to pack up our stuff and carry the suitcases to the van. Since we were moving to Hawaii, on account of my stepdad being in the army, we had to move quickly so that we’d reach our ten am flight on time. As I walked back into the hotel room I made sure to grab my purse and notebook to put in the van, while my mom got herself and my siblings ready to go. Very slowly I opened the door to leave the room and trudged down...
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  • Reasons to Travel Overseas and to Live in a Foreign Country
    David Brosnan October, 7,2010 Why We Should Travel Overseas Despite some inconveniences and sacrifices I do not resent having grown up in South Africa. Although most people would shun the idea of living overseas, traveling around the world and growing up in a foreign country has taught me a lot. My experiences have broadened my knowledge, made me more appreciative, and taught me to care about the needs of others. I...
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  • 7 Word Story - 907 Words
    Misfortunes Man It was just his luck to have spent 30 years on the force and just now have a “situation” like this right before he retired. It’s impossible to count how many times she wished him good luck as he rushed out of the door, pushing a grin onto his face as he thought of his late peaceful days before he left. “Just like him to go and fine trouble”, she would have said, when really, he wanted to avoid it just as much as she wanted him to. Lieutenant Bowerman turned the corner, his...
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  • Boy in Striped Pyjamas: Otes and Analysis
    Area of Study: Belonging Texts of your choosing: Film Title: “Boy in the striped pyjamas” Composer: Mark Herman A chilling portrayal of the power of society to define belonging, this film depicts the holocaust from the point of view of a young German boy who develops a friendship with a Jewish boy the other side of a barbed wire fence (Auschwitz). A chilling portrayal of the power of society to define belonging, this film depicts the holocaust from the point of view of a young German...
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  • American Soldier - 603 Words
    ENC1101 1 February 2012 American Soldier It is 04:30 am, a time when most people my age are just going to sleep. I, however, am waking up for some good old physical training. “Why am I up?” I ask myself. As I slowly roll out of my bunk, I definitely don’t want to be awake this early in the middle of the summer, much less going to exercise for an hour. Not that I don’t like the idea of working out, everyone needs a little...
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  • Diary Entries from World War 2 Jews in a Concentration Camp
    Diary entry 1- standing in a crowd full of angry jews Dear diary, I am shivering in an endless crowd, all I can see is a mass of giants. I am trapped with no food, no water, just my clothes and my unimaginable anger towards Hitler. We are all desperate to find out what’s going to happen to us next. I have the worst headache in the world, people are shouting and swearing at Hitler’s men. We don’t care about insulting other people who aren’t Jews because we have done nothing wrong. We know how...
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  • Satire essay - 503 Words
    Satire Essay Many things are happening right now on our earth. For instance we are dealing with global warming, loss of freshwater, Ebola outbreak and last but not least over population. Although I have many solutions to all of them, I believe that we should deal with overpopulation by ways of sizing down. I propose that we use labour camps to effectively do thi Every country must have at least one labour camp to cut down on population, but countries with more people must have more camps. The...
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  • Boy in the Stripped Pjyamas - 367 Words
    “More than anything else, belonging is about finding a sense of our own place in the world” Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows. - John Betjeman. This perception is evident in “The Boy in the stripped pyjamas” By Mark Herman. This metaphorical quote, as well as finding a sense of place in the world in which one belongs, is explored through the eyes of Bruno, an innocent eight-year-old living in pre-war Germany. We witness a forbidden...
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  • Letter to Pedro, U.S. Citizen, Also Called Pete by Rene Estella Amper
    Letter To Pedro, U.S. Citizen, Also Called Pete by Rene Estella Amper Pete, old friend; there isn't really much change in our hometown since you left. This morning I couldn't find anymore the grave of Simeona, the cat we buried at the foot of Miguel's mango tree, when we were in grade four, after she was hit by a truck while crossing the street. The bulldozer has messed it up while making the feeder road into the mountains to reach the hearts of the farmers. The farmers come...
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  • Brantley Gilbert - 473 Words
    Welcome to the home of a hillbilly, yeah baby It's a land of barbed wire, moonshine, whiskey Park your car 'fore you get it stuck Go on grab you a beer and get on up in the truck It's going down tonight, it's all on me It's B-Y-O-B and I've got all we need Yeah boy, I'm 'bout to show me a city slicker How to kick it in the sticks with the critters down on Our side of the barbed wire Money grows in rows, if it don't you've gone broke So we, we hang out by the bonfire Just some good...
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  • Integrated Essay - Rabbit Proof Fence, a Righteous Day, Journey to the Interior
    All journeys require a strong sense of ones humanity in order to be successful. In ken Watsons anthology “at the round Earth imagined corners” ‘A righteous day by Mudrooroo and Journey to the interior’ by Margret Atwood and as well as the film ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ by Phillip Noyce have all expanded my understanding of journeys to myself individuals and the world. Through these texts we can observe different aspects of a journey. Journeys are essential in life because they teach us to overcome...
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  • Characterization of Pheonix Jackson - 1679 Words
    Eudora Welty, in her character Phoenix Jackson, creates humanity's counterpart of the phoenix firebird from oriental tradition. Although Phoenix Jackson can not lay claim to the immortality manifested by consuming fiery rebirths (as does the mythological bird), she possesses a fiery spirit and is consumed by love for her grandchild. Ana4rzing the character of Phoenix is pleasurable because the characteristics of her "roundness" are primarily positive, static traits. She is tenacious, confident,...
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  • Jill - 1208 Words
    Dear Diary, It was Dill’s last night with us this summer, Dill noticed Mr. Avery on his front porch. Dill and I said to Scout that we were going to peep in the Radley’s window to see if we could get a look at Boo. We said that if Scout didn’t want to go with us, then Scout could go straight home and keep her mouth shut about it. I said, “Scout, I’m telling you for the last time, shut your trap or go home – I declare to the Lord you’re gettin’ more like a girl every day!” So, Scout joined us....
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  • Lion of the Desert: Reflection - 489 Words
    Lion of the Desert Reflection Rebellion spearhead as well as a teacher, Omar Mukhtar was a clear leader. During the brief peace talk in “Lion of the Desert,” the first demand Mukhtar wanted for his people were Muslim schools. Other requirements for peace that were requested were national protection, national parliament, and return of the lands taken from the people of Libya. Mukhtar was first a teacher, when reading, reflecting or teaching he wore his glasses. Mukhtar balanced them gently on...
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  • Creative writing essay: Imagine you are in the holocaust
    My heart is a mixture of hope and hopelessness, all around me is despair and misery and yet if I give up I perish. Every where I go I have to hold on to my emotions. Wherever I walk I see mutilated bodies and to think, that person could have had a life, makes you brake inside. But you have to stay strong, I got used to them, it becomes just a part of my nature. I mean, I see a body and then I disassociate myself completely from it. It was complete genocide. We unwillingly got forced onto a...
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  • Problem Solution Essay - 313 Words
    School security is a current problem people are trying to strengthen and advance. They are trying to make schools a safe place for kids so parents do not have to worry about the safety of their child when they are at school. Recently a man worked his way into a school in Connecticut and shot students and teachers. This shows that even though people are trying to strengthen school security, there are still weaknesses that need to be fixed so something like this does not happen again. Somehow this...
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  • Letter to Pedro - 581 Words
    Tension to Attention: Tradition Vs. Modernity in Rene Estela Amper’s “Letter to Pedro, U.S. Citizen, Also Called Pete” By examining the tension embedded within its lines, “Letter to Pedro, U.S. Citizen, Also Called Pete” by Rene Estela Amper sends us into the tug war between tradition and modernity. As the persona reveals to his addressee, Pete, old friend, There isn’t really much change In our hometown since you left. he actually heralds the changes in their hometown. The label “Pete”...
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  • Carelessness Causes Accidents - 1648 Words
    Maggie Scott Mrs. Elizabeth Walker English Comp 1 January 31, 2013 Carelessness Causes Accidents Pulling up in our driveway from winning my first soccer game of the season, my mother and I jumped out of the car to go inside and celebrate the win. As we were walking to unlock the front door, we heard a screeching of tires across the hot pavement of a midsummer’s day. I turned my head to the scene of a fatal accident and screamed. When I witnessed this accident, a memory was created of the...
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  • The Town Dump - 335 Words
    As children, with excessive energy, vivid imaginations, and endless amounts of curiosity, we all seek exciting discoveries. In the southeast corner of Whitemud, Saskatchewan Wallace Stegner found the dump, which was “hot with adventurous possibilities.” The dump was a sort of historical poetry, which Stegner found far more interesting than the people who put it there. Stegner’s simplistic and happy tone, characteristic of a child’s attitude, is backed up by his great knowledge and details....
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  • A Letter from the Front - 819 Words
    My Darling Amy, I hope this letter finds both you and the boys fit and well. I know that I said I would write every day, but it has just not been possible for the past couple of days, I hope you haven’t been worrying too much? We moved into a new position yesterday. I am now in a place called the Somme, It’s somewhere in the north of France. This morning I received two of your letters, dated the 3rd and 7th December in addition to the package you sent. Will you thank the boys for the lovely...
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  • The Boy in Striped Pyjamas - 858 Words
    “A true friend is someone you can confide in without fear of being judged or betrayed.” Write about one example of a friend confiding in another in a story you have read. It is always good to have a friend in whom you can confide. A true friend is a good listener – one with whom you can share your thoughts and feelings without worrying whether they will judge you or tell other people about you. You should be able to trust a friend, particularly when you are in need of someone to share your...
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  • A Mothers Dedication - 571 Words
    As you open your eyes, you see the sight of fallen comrades, enemies, muddy trenches, barbed wire and let’s not forget about the guns and bullets. This occurred on a large scale ranging from the east of Europe to the west of Europe. This was none other than World War One. Two poems, “A Mother’s Dedication”, by Margaret Peterson and “Into Battle” by Julian Grenfell, both convey varying tones and attitudes to war. The phrases, ‘and in the air death moans and sings’ in Julian Grenfell ‘Into...
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  • poems analysed - 500 Words
    Exposure transports the reader into the pitiless trench warfare of the First World. It allows the reader to share the experience of having all vestiges of shelter removed, stripped back to the nakedness and feebleness of the human body against the wintry savagery of a snow storm in the dark, at the point of death. It starts by setting the scene of tired soldiers being ‘knived’ by the wind, too worried to sleep because of the unnatural silence. “Worried by silence, sentries whisper, curious,...
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  • Why Haig Is Bad Leader
    What kind of leader was Haig? Interpretation – A view from somebody’s point of view that may not be necessary be true. The battle of the Somme occurred on the 1th of July 1916, with the English and French army fighting against the German. English’s army’s leader, Haig, was considered to be a donkey, meaning to be a bad general. The historian John Laffin claims that Haig was an awful leader; he says that “Haig really thought he was doing what the people wanted him to do” which makes us think...
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  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Essay Narrative Techniques
    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Essay The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a narrative novel written by John Boyne. This book was first published in 2006. This novel explores the adventures of Bruno, the son of a Nazi commandant, who meets a young Jewish boy called Shmuel at the concentration near his new house at Out-With. Nothing can stop the two becoming best friends, not even a barbed wire fence. The story is set in Germany during the Second World War. This essay explores how the themes (the...
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  • A Worn Path: Phoenix Jackson
    1.) The protagonist in “A Worn Path” is Phoenix Jackson, an elderly black woman who lives along the Natchez Trace. History shows that the Natchez Trace was a road begun in 1806, extending from Mississippi to Tennessee and was approximately 500 miles long. The story depicts Phoenix’s long journey on foot, from her home to Natchez, a small outlying town. The story characterizes both internal and external conflicts in Phoenix’s quest to acquire medicine for her sick grandson. Poor vision, unsteady...
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  • Warhorse: World War I
    Explain how the combination of two of the following elements was used in one live production that you have seen and assess their contribution to the creation of specific mood(s) and atmosphere(s) at moments: set design, lighting, sound. The live performance I have chosen to write about is ‘Warhorse’ which I saw on the 3rd February at the New London Theatre. In this essay, I am going to explain and analyse how the staging and the lighting together created the different atmospheres and moods such...
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  • Like Mexicans - 430 Words
    “Like Mexicans” signifies that although there are a lot of different races, there are a lot of similarities in each one. These similarities could be in economy because there are people living in poverty and living lavishly everywhere. There is also education and lack thereof because there are those with little to no education to those that are very well-educated just like Mexicans. The essay had the structure of comparison/contrast but there is also description/reflection. The author...
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  • A Worn Path by Eudora Welty: Summary
    "A Worn Path" describes the journey of an elderly black woman named Phoenix Jackson who walks from her home to the city of Natchez to get medicine for her sick grandson. The landscape as Phoenix perceives it becomes a primary focus of the vividly evoked narrative; nature is depicted as alternately beautiful and as an impediment to Phoenix's progress. As she walks, she struggles against intense fatigue and poor eyesight, as well as such obstacles as thorn bushes and barbed wire. The combined...
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  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Reading Journal
    The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas By Kate M BEFORE READING 1. Examine the title of your novel. Why do you think the author might have chosen this title? What might the title suggest the genre, theme, characters and settings off this novel? The title of this novel makes me think that a boy in stripped pyjamas isn’t something that is usually seen and other people wonder why the boy wears the stripped pyjamas. I think this book will be about friendship and isolation. I think the main...
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  • Shoe-Horn Sonata - 910 Words
    “Distinctive images are created for different purposes” How is this shown in your prescribed text? A composer uses techniques in order to influence and create a lasting impression on the responder. John Misto’s aim is to increase awareness of the women’s suffering during the war, allowing the responder to acknowledge the women, which will convince society to pay tribute to the women. He uses a variety of techniques which involve many senses of the responder in The Shoe-Horn Sonata to achieve...
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  • How Does the Opening Chapter of the Handmaid’s Tail Introduce the Main Ideas of the Novel?
    How does the opening chapter of The Handmaid’s Tail introduce the main ideas of the novel? One of the main themes in the novel is that of hierarchy. This is demonstrated in the first chapter, through the violent and animalistic imagery of “electric cattle prods” carried by the Aunts “slung on thongs from their leather belt(s)”. This immediately hints to the reader that the women are being kept in the gymnasium by force. Another theme displayed in the first chapter is regime. The description in...
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  • What Was Life Like in the Trenches During World War 1?
    Conditions in the trenches during WW1 were horrendous. Better trenches would be about seven feet deep and 4-6 feet wide. Sometimes sand bags would line the sides of the trench otherwise a kind latticework wall of hazel branches was used (a bit like hurdle fences). Planking would be laid in the base. On the lip of the trench would be sand bags and barbed wire. Frequently, allied and enemy trenches could be as little fifty feet apart. Here and there dugouts were literally dug into the earth to...
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  • Manipulation of the Truth - Trench Warfare
    Advertisement During WW1-Manipulation of the Truth. Mitchell¡¦s Golden Dawn The picture we are studying is an advertisement for Mitchell¡¦s Golden Dawn Cigarettes. The advert was made during WWI therefore it is based and inspired by a war theme. It is from the World War One in 1914 and shows a scene from a trench with soldiers. There are a number of ¡§inaccuracies¡¨ in the picture which would not have been in the trench. I intend to point these out and explain what would have been different...
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  • Shoe Horn Sonata Distinctively Visual Themes
    Distinctively Visual Image Page 52 “On the other side of our barbed wire fence were twenty or thirty Aussie men – as skinny as us – and wearing slouch hats. Unlike the Japs, they had hairy legs. And they were standing in rows – serenading us.” John Misto created a written visual image that comes through in Act 1 Scene 7 (Page 52). This is brought up in the play when Bridie and Sheila are being interviewed by Rick (Host), they were originally talking about the conditions that they were in,...
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  • Campbell Soup Employee Engagement
    Douglas Conant, the CEO of Campbell Soup Co. discussed the importance of employee engagement and how Campbell’s strategy to pay attention to this metric paid off for their company. Conant took over in 2001 when Campbell's was close to a takeover and its soup sales had drastically declined amid fierce competition. Furthermore, some of its best employees had left the company rather than wait out the hard times. Conant recognized that of all the elements related to corporate culture, employee...
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  • The Murderous Blizzard of 1888 - 738 Words
    Micah Moore March 17, 2014 History 2020 Death on the Prairies: The Murderous Blizzard of 1888 On January 12, 1888, the weather in the west was mild, compared to previous weeks. Little did the people know that a massive cold front was in route and would be catastrophic to the people, their livestock, and the economy in the dekota and nebraska praries. The cold front would cause one of the worst blizzards for the region, killing close to 500 people. The factors that made the death toll so...
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  • Trench warfare was a very important in WW1 as it could save many soldiers and protect them
    The purpose of the trench warfare was so that defending units could be protected by small arms fire and provide sheltered against artillery. This shows they would protect as much land from the enemy. Trench warfare was very important in WW1 this is because when the Germans realized that they were going to lose due to Russia and France they dug in and tried not to let the enemy take any of their land back so that their country would grow bigger and stronger. I will be answering the question...
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  • Nell(Film)- English Essay
    The protagonist Nell attains an unyielding sense of place in her constructed environment and thus is unable to successfully connect to larger society. To fulfil her desire to belong she surrounds her cottage with barbed wire. The close up shot of the wire illustrates to the audience that extreme actions are undertaken to create an atmosphere in which she can belong. The barbed wire indicates that intruders aren’t allowed to enter her surroundings as they could severely impair her sense of place,...
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  • Trench Warfare and Christmas Truce Robert
    Christmas Truce Robert graves The young man Stan visits his grandfather. He wants the grandfather to join in the demonstration against nuclear bombs. The grandfather is a First World War veteran and has lost his foot in the war. He does not want to join in the demonstration because he does not believe that you can fight organized propaganda with amateur propaganda. The grandfather’s friend Dodger visits him meanwhile Stan is there. Dodger tells about the first Christmas Truce in 1914. He...
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  • Prisoners of war comparison - 823 Words
    A prisoner of war can be defined as somebody who is captured or imprisoned by the enemy during an act of war. Anybody can be a prisoner of war, even an eight year old civilian who is simply caught in the crossfire. Both “Guantanamo Boy”, a novel written by Anna Perera, and “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas”, a film directed by Mark Herman, revolve around two key issues relating to the main theme of Prisoners of War. The issues are Innocence of Children and Discrimination. All of the three main...
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  • Describe several language techniques used in each text. Explain why they are important.
    From the perspective of soldiers we experience what men suffered during World War I. Through the vivid imagery and the dramatic language in the poems 'Attack' and 'Exposure', Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen share their views on war. That all war is- is fear, misery and death. Sasson descibes a battlefield where men are on the attack. They follow behind a tank, fighting their way up a "scarred slope", clambering over barbed wire, right into the hands of death. The use of alliteration and...
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  • Structure Briar Rose - Jane Yolen
    Jane Yolen's use of structure in the novel Briar Rose is very clever. Her use of allegory and the technique of parallel narrative is very effective in conveying her story which she delivers in a superb fashion. Elements of the story are reveled at specific times to tie in with the theme of growth and development both personal and historical. The use of allegory drives the story along. It is a constant reminder of The Holocaust to ensure the reader is not too captivated by the fairy tale...
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  • Character Analysis-a Worn Path
    A Woman of Amazing Character Will-power and determination plays a major role when it comes to people accomplishing goals and performing the tasks they are given. When a person possesses these two qualities they are motivated, focused, will not give up easily, determined along with many other things. The word determination is defined as, “the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.” Will-power is, “the strength or will to carry out one’s decisions, wishes, or plans.”...
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  • Summary of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
    Summary of “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” The movie’s setting was in the Second World War wherein an 8-year-old boy named Bruno, together with his family move from Berlin to the countryside, after his father, Ralf, is promoted to commandant of a Nazi concentration camp. Bruno is limited to the front grounds of his family's new home and craves friendship and adventure. He disobeys his parents by sneaking out and exploring through the woods to an remote, unguarded corner of the concentration...
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  • Describe the Nature of Trench Warfare and Outline the Life in the Trenches for the Soldiers
    Describe the nature of trench warfare and outline the life in the trenches for the soldiers. The characteristics of trench warfare are that it was a static war due to the impregnability of a side’s frontline once trenches were dug. Within these trenches, soldiers lived and often died in conditions that began as horrendous, but as the war progressed the trenches developed into a comfortable living space. Often the soldiers were not alone as they lived alongside large rats and lice. For the...
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  • The Metaphor” Character Analysis - 397 Words
    Budge Wilson’s “The Metaphor” is a story about extremes. The first is a flamboyant, overly enthusiastic teacher named Miss Hancock. The second is our protagonist’s mother, a cold, heartless perfectionist who demonstrates cleanliness and order, rather than love and affection. The character that I have chosen to describe is the mother, who is unnamed in this story. Her daughter, Charlotte, portrays her very well in her metaphor, in which she depicts her mother as “a flawless,...
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  • Description of a Sculpture Essay - 836 Words
    Dalby 1 Gabrielle Dalby English 1010 Instructor RA Haze 28 January 2013 The Thing Detail is an important part of everyday life, though it is more often than not one of the most overlooked aspects of life. People often see detail without actually noticing it, thus what they see is overlooked. For example, in a sculpture named “The Thing,” detail is written all over it, but without a close observation of the details, all that is seen is a piece of junk and no longer useful items stuck...
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  • "Night", by Elie Wiesel.
    "The Alienation of Eliezer" In the book Night, by Elie Wiesel, the assumptions made at concentration camps and in ghettos about the character Eliezer reveal the moral values of the surrounding society. In the book, Jews are treated inferiorly because of their religion and have to endure many hardships. Many things are compromised, and Eliezer has to learn to survive in this new environment. The religion of the Jews is one alienating factor. In the ghetto that Eliezer was first living in, Jews...
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