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  • Old Story Time

    Today’s Jamaica seems overly preoccupied with the issues of class and colour. In Old Story Time Trevor Rhone mirrors a Jamaica struggling with the same subject in the Mid Twentieth century. Discuss these concerns of the play in detail making comparisons/contrasts to the current Jamaican and Caribbean societies. In Old Story Time Trevor Rhone mirrors a Jamaica struggling with similar subjects in the mid century. Concerns that are brought out in Old Story Time are

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    Essay Length: 1,361 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jack
  • Old Story Time

    Today’s Jamaica seems overly preoccupied with the issues of class and colour. In Old Story Time Trevor Rhone mirrors a Jamaica struggling with the same subject in the Mid Twentieth century. Discuss these concerns of the play in detail making comparisons/contrasts to the current Jamaican and Caribbean societies. In Old Story Time Trevor Rhone mirrors a Jamaica struggling with similar subjects in the mid century. Concerns that are brought out in Old Story Time are

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    Essay Length: 1,361 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Old Story time

    OLD STORY TIME This book tells of a traditional story in a rural community. The tradition of the story telling idea originated from Africa. This book tells about a mother who was enslaved by her past. She grew up in a society, which she was taught, "any thing that was black wasn't good" and also that black signifies failure and hard ship, while white signifies prosperity and advancement. This belief was passed down as a

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    Submitted: April 28, 2011 By: Scotty
  • Old Story Time

    Author: Trevor Rhone Title of book: Old Story Time and Smile Orange. This book tells about a mother who was enslaved by her past. She grew up in a society, which she was taught, "any thing that was black wasn't good" and also that black signifies failure and hard ship, while white signifies prosperity and advancement. This belief was passed down as a result of slavery and has followed her through out her life. OLD

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    Essay Length: 891 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: tamed
  • Old Story Time

    This play tells about a single mother, Miss Aggy, who was enslaved by her past. She grew up in a society, which she was taught, "any thing that was black wasn't good" and also that black signifies failure and hard ship, while white signifies prosperity and advancement. This belief was passed down as a result of slavery and has followed her through out her life. Miss Aggy would normally beat Len for associating with the

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    Essay Length: 397 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: shariegenius2
  • The Notebook: A Story That Surpasses Time

    The Notebook: A Story that Surpasses Time Love stories have been made into great and not so great movies since the beginning of motion pictures. The pattern is usually the same in each movie, but for some reason people are drawn to them. The Notebook is another love story, but the dual plot and lack of special effects makes it different. The Notebook is the story of Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams) and

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    Essay Length: 393 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Bred
  • Critical Analysis of "The Necklace" Short Story

    Critical Analysis of "The Necklace" Short Story The short story, The Necklace, by Guy De Maupassant, follows the life of a woman and her husband living in France in the early 1880's. The woman, Mathilde, is a very materialistic person who is never content with anything in her life. Her husband, a lowly clerk in the Ministry of Education, is not a rich man, but he brings home enough to get by. He enjoys the

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    Essay Length: 1,064 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Tasha
  • Short Story Analysis of "Araby" by James Joyce

    Short Story Analysis of "Araby" by James Joyce In James Joyce's short story "Araby," the main character is a young boy who confuses obsession with love. This boy thinks he is in love with a young girl, but all of his thoughts, ideas, and actions show that he is merely obsessed. Throughout this short story, there are many examples that show the boy's obsession for the girl. There is also evidence that shows the boy

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    Essay Length: 1,082 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Mikki
  • The Story of Cleopatra in Ancient Egypt

    The Story of Cleopatra in Ancient Egypt Cleopatra was determined to preserve Egypt. Her personal ambitions will show her unwavering love, compassion, and commitment to making Egypt one of the greatest empires man has ever known. Her contributions to Egypt and the world have continued to be discussed and debated over the years. Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt. Her father King Ptolemy XII had five other children, Cleopatra VI, Berenice IV,

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    Essay Length: 3,633 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Steve
  • Hard Times - Sissy Jupe

    Sissy Jupe: More Than Just A Number In Charles DickensТ novel Hard Times, he uses the characters to present the reader with many messages. One of these messages presented is that the Gradgrind system of education is faulty. Dickens is critical of an education system that only regards things that can be weighed or measured as being worthy. Thus, intangibles like imagination, emotion, and compassion are not considered worthy. The Gradgrind system of education can

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    Essay Length: 1,791 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Jack
  • Being On Time

    The seven Army values are the backbone of the United States Army. They are broken down to us in the acronym ‘LDRSHIP'. Loyalty, "Bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. constitution, the Army, and other soldiers." Duty, "Fulfill your obligations." Respect, "Treat people as they should be treated." Selfless Service, "Put the welfare of the nation, the Army and your subordinates above your own." Honor, "Live up to the army values." Integrity, "Do what's

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    Submitted: December 13, 2008 By: Fatih
  • The Mirror Of Time And Memory

    The Mirror of Time and Memory. Live in the house-and the house will stand. I will call up any century, Go into it and build myself a house… With shoulder blades like timber props I help up every day that made the past, With a surveyor's chain I measure time And traveled through as if across the Urals. I only need my immortality For my blood to go on flowing from age to age. I

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    Essay Length: 1,595 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Story Of Isaak

    The story of Isaac. In telling the story of Isaac it is very important to tell about his father Abram.Once Lord ordered Abram to leave his country , his people and his father's household and to go to the land that God was going to show him . After that God made promises which were fulfilled inthe rest of the Genesis. The first was making Abram into a great nation . Naturally question arises :

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    Essay Length: 2,103 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Story Behind The Nazi Gold

    The Story Behind the Nazi Gold Nazi Gold: Hard currency looted from treasuries of countries occupied by the Axis powers during World War II. Ingots consisting of gold melted down from the teeth of murder victims and weddings bands and jewelry. About two thirds of an estimated $660 million ($7.8 billion in today's dollars) in stolen Nazi gold passed through Switzerland during the war. And like any sharp businessmen with hot goods, the Swiss disposed

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    Essay Length: 585 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • Times Have Changed

    Times Have Changed Times have changed dramatically in the past thirty years. The style of living, the sizes of families, and education have all changed dramatically. During the fifties, sixties, and most of the early seventies teenagers were thinking about going off to war or starting a family. Very few teenagers coming out of high school were thinking about college. Slowly as times started to change, more and more people were going off to college.

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    Submitted: January 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Computers In Modern Times

    The wide use of modern technology is continuously being adapted elsewhere, whether in school, business, and government and in various groups. Through this technology, inventions of automated machines were made. Robots nowadays, came into action. The Internet becomes a blockbuster hit for everyone because most of our population around the globe is aware about it. Formation of high-caliber software and systems were spread out. Advances in the technology have spread the development of smaller and

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    Submitted: January 24, 2009 By: Victor
  • What Was Life Like In Colonial Times?

    What was Life Like in Colonial Times? When the first colonists came to America there were not many things available to them. Their life was hard, almost impossible compared to life today. The early colonists spent almost every hour of everyday working to stay alive. They survived because they were committed to making their settlement grow. (John F. Warner- pg.12-13) The first colonists had to make almost everything using only a few simple tools. They

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 1950's Story

    The wilsons are what you would call a typical 1950s american family. They consist of the father and husband Frank, housewife linda, oldest child Tommy age 17, Cheryl age 16, Mikey age 10, and Suzie age 8. Thay are a white middle class family that lives in the suburb autside little rock, Arkansas. The neighborhood was modled after Levittown, a famous sururb community outside of New York. Right now it's monday morning and the wilsons

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Year in Time 1956

    A Year in Time 1956 THE FIFTIES: A period of time between 1948 and 1964. The fifties are more a state of mind than an actual span of years. THE FIFTIES: A time when men were men, and women were women. THE FIFTIES: A time when everyone knew who they were. A time when you went to school, graduated, (or dropped out) got a job, got married and had kids, in that order. THE FIFTIES:

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • The Use Of Time In Poetry: Milton, Shakespeare, Wordsworth

    Throughout the Elizabethan and Romantic era, time and nature are themes that are ever-present in the great poetry of the period. Although the poets presented this idea in different ways, it was clear that time and nature were major influences on each man's writing and that each of them were, in a sense, extremely frustrated by the concept of time. It appeared to me that each poet, in some form, felt empty and unaccomplished, and

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Character Transformations DH Lawrence's Stories

    In DH Lawrence's stories "The Blind Man" and "The Horse Dealer's Daughter," the reader watches as characters move from having something missing in their lives, to being truly whole. Lawrence uses images of darkness to illustrate the emotions of his characters. In "The Blind Man," Isabel goes to look for Maurice and when she steps into the stable where he is, "The darkness seemed to be in a strange swirl of violent life" (Lawrence, 132).

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Time Of President Jackson

    AGE OF PRESIDENT JACKSON By definition a president is defined as the highest executive officer and chief of the united states. President Jackson was the seventh president of the united states and was also called the " common man's president." President Jackson was not a normal president. Unlike all presidents before him Jackson was not interested in balls or fancy suits or anything. Jackson's main concern was about restoring the peoples government, bringing it back

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    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Dante’s Life Story

    Dantes Life Story Dante was born in Florence in May 1265. His family was of an old lineage, of noble birth but no longer wealthy. When he was only 12 years old, his marriage to the daughter of the famous Donati family was arranged. These marriages very common and appropriate at the time so Dante obediently married her, some years later they had two sons and one daughter.Dante studied at the University of Bologna,

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Yan
  • A West Side Story

    A West Side Story For most of my life I have moved back and forth from the east side to the west side but I now live here in what is called the west side of Aurora. The place in which I stay is not a house, or an apartment, it’s not even so much a townhouse. Although my home has an address saying Apt. #1 it is not an apartment. Down our cellar door

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Yan
  • Just In Time

    Survival is one of the most important objective in company. Nowadays, many strategies have been applied by companies to survive their business in market. It is not easy to apply specific strategy into a company. The company need to have the best planning before they applied the strategy. Researchers need years to find what is the best strategy for company. Survival is about satisfying customer in market and gaining profit. Without all of that, it

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Vika

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