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  • A Life Changing Accident

    A Life Changing Accident

    A Life Changing Accident I was twelve years old enjoying my summer after fifth grade. My two cousins, Blake and Lacy, my aunt’s boyfriend, Chris, and his daughter, Emily, and I hopped in Chris’s old ford truck. All of us kids had been bulldozing down trees in the forest behind the house all day and decided that we wanted to build a tree house. We were headed to town to buy supplies for the tree

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    Essay Length: 2,114 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: David
  • A Life in the Day of Jonathan Bonnett

    A Life in the Day of Jonathan Bonnett

    A Life In the Day Of Jonathan Bonnett Usually on a Saturday morning my sister wakes me up, not purposely, but she is very loud when she is getting ready for work. But this Saturday she was not there to give me the morning blues, for she was in Geneva on holiday. So I had about another hour in bed, which is phenomenal for me because when I was young I was the type of

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    Essay Length: 419 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Little Problem in Paradise

    A Little Problem in Paradise

    Nguyen Chau Nguyen Kathleen Kvinge English 1101 17 July 2016 A little problem in paradise Even here in America, one of the richest countries on this planet, hunger still exists; therefore it doesn't matter which part of the world you are in. Children, in 2012, nearly 16 million U.S. children or over one in five lived in households that were food-insecure, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines as "a household-level economic and social condition

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    Essay Length: 1,425 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2016 By: Sophie Nguyen
  • A Long Day’s Journey into Night

    A Long Day’s Journey into Night

    Reference to Metamorphosis The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka and Eugene O’Neill’s, Long Day’s Journey into Night have many connections to each other. One of the strongest connections with the two stories is the theme of isolation. Mary isolates herself from the rest of the family as she constantly goes up to her room and shoots herself up with morphine, similar to the way Gregor Samsa isolates himself in his room, away from the rest of

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    Essay Length: 344 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Long Way Down

    A Long Way Down

    Suicide and humor are two words not often associated with each other, but Nick Hornby takes the pair on in his novel A Long Way Down, a dark comedy about suicide and life after a failed attempt. The book is narrated by four characters taking turns telling the story in their voice. The resulting hodgepodge gang includes Martin, a quasi celebrity who loses everything after an affair with a fifteen-year old girl; Maureen, the middle-aged

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    Essay Length: 977 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Victor
  • A Look at Domestic Violence

    A Look at Domestic Violence

    Abstract The purpose or this report is to convince the congregation of Bethel Lutheran Church that there is a serious problem of domestic violence in the country and in Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. It is also meant to inform them that there is a serious need for funding for the victims of domestic violence. There is some funding for the shelters and other programs and it is being used very wisely, but

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    Essay Length: 2,305 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Lost Nation Under God

    A Lost Nation Under God

    A Lost Nation Under God Today, in our modern society, we the people of America have lost touch with our patriotic sense. We no longer value or respect the day when our fathers set forth and created this nation. Instead we find ourselves cursing and criticizing the beliefs of humanity, and competing in a game of social status. We lust for fame and wealth purely for the satisfaction to oneself, demoralizing our nation from what

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    Essay Length: 1,118 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Lot like Love

    A Lot like Love

    A Lot Like Love The power of love often results in confusion and chaos. Although F. Scott Fitzgerald focuses on mainly Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship in The Great Gatsby, he nevertheless exposes three underlying love triangles. "It was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which is not likely I shall ever find again" (Fitzgerald, 2). Love embodies a precious role in the

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    Essay Length: 1,006 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Main Thesis of the Film Is That Calogero Needed Both His Biological Father (lorenzo) and His Adoptive Father (sonny) to Survive the Streets

    A Main Thesis of the Film Is That Calogero Needed Both His Biological Father (lorenzo) and His Adoptive Father (sonny) to Survive the Streets

    WC 505 A main thesis of the film is that Calogero needed both his biological father (Lorenzo) and his adoptive father (Sonny) to survive the streets. A Bronx Tale Skyler Ricketts Dr. John E. Moscowitz ENC1102 11:00 47/300 April 3, 2006 In A Bronx Tale Calogero not only needs both Sonny and Lorenzo but he is caught between them. They both have two almost exactly opposite ways of viewing things, neither completely wrong nor right.

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    Essay Length: 536 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Major Problem That Teenagers Come Across

    A Major Problem That Teenagers Come Across

    Teenagers are surrounded daily by different issues and problems. Some know how to deal with them; others create bigger problems for themselves. A problem that a teenager could come across can vary in its extremity. A major problem, that forms from other problems, is drug and alcohol abuse/use. Drug and alcohol abuse has become a huge problem among teenagers. It can start for multiple reasons. Every person has a different reason. The most common reasons

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    Essay Length: 974 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Man by Ernest Buckler

    A Man by Ernest Buckler

    “A Man”, by author Ernest Buckler is a story about tragedy and love. Joseph’s son Mark was painfully injured by an accident involving his horse one cold drizzly night. Mark had tried petting the horse and the animal seemed to want distance. He should have known by the sign of the horse’s ears turned back to stop touching it but he didn’t bother. The most important part of the story besides the accidental event it’s

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    Essay Length: 366 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: David
  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    Many of our heroes today are characterized by their tremendous physical strength, romantic appeal, and or by valor in battle. St. Thomas More is a rather unique hero since he is not a physically robust figure, slew no "Dragons," and was certainly not a romantic figure who appealed to fair maidens throughout England. Thomas More was an English statesman and writer. More was born in London. In 1504 he entered Parliament, but was forced to

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    Essay Length: 309 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Max
  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons A Man for All Seasons written by Robert Bolt is a play about a man, Thomas More, who lives by his beliefs and eventually dies because of his beliefs. The play has a simple theme, played out through a few main characters. Rich’s character and personality prevent More from being successful. The first appearance of Rich in the play happens right away in the first scene. This is the first

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    Essay Length: 831 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Man from Thousands

    A Man from Thousands

    A man from thousands Friendly, calm and wise is what he always was. He is 54 years old and lives on his own in Eerbeek, a small village in province Gelderland (Holland). He has five children, 3 boys and a girl twin. To him they are the most important reason to live. Living day by day and never looks if the grass is greener on the other side. He is looking after people all the

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    Essay Length: 746 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Man Without Feeling

    A Man Without Feeling

    A Man Without Feeling Is Hamlet capable of feeling? In Shakespeare’s Hamlet the author creates a world of appearance vs. reality. Part of this world is Hamlet who becomes perplexed by what he must do: which is to avenge his fathers’ death. However Hamlet is incapable of experiencing the feelings he should. Thus has to put on an act for everyone around him to appear normal. Another endeavor Hamlet has to deal with is

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    Essay Length: 632 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Man’s Ego Is the Fountainhead of Human Progress - Ayn Rand

    A Man’s Ego Is the Fountainhead of Human Progress - Ayn Rand

    ¨A man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress.” Ayn Rand’s words describe having an ego perfectly: to progress and grow, not to be living in pride and self-consumption. The word ego is familiar to most people in today’s society: having self-worth and having the ability to be an individual. Prometheus, originally known as Equality, lived in the Anthem society. He needed an ego in order to be his own person, learn more about the

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    Essay Length: 751 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2017 By: jsalemie
  • A Marxist Look on the Great Gatsby

    A Marxist Look on the Great Gatsby

    A Marxist Look on The Great Gatsby Throughout “The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald characterizes the citizens of East Egg as careless in some form. This relates to the prominent class issue seen all through “Gatsby.” It seems as though Daisy and Tom almost look down upon others. At one point in the book, Nick says “in a moment she looked at me with an absolute smirk on her lovely face as if she had

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    Essay Length: 600 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Mean Ol’ Humbug

    A Mean Ol’ Humbug

    In his novel, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens portrays Scrooge as the children of ignorance and want; these children are under the cloak of the Ghost of Christmas Present. "They were a boy and a girl. Yellow, meager, ragged, scowling, wolfish; but prostate, too, in their humility… 'This boy is ignorance. This girl is want'" (49). Scrooge only wants money from his life; it is all he cares about. He is ignorant towards any unnecessary

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    Essay Length: 879 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Meek Proposal (jonathan Swift Immitation)(steroid Problem in Baseball)

    A Meek Proposal (jonathan Swift Immitation)(steroid Problem in Baseball)

    A Meek Proposal For preventing an uneven playing field in the sport of baseball, and for making the game more enjoyable for fans. Ever since the creation of America’s favorite pastime, baseball, cheating has been an integral part of the game. Each era of baseball has offered new and improved techniques for cheating the game of baseball. Cheating has become a common occurrence in baseball, from the 1919 Chicago “Black” Sox, who were paid

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    Essay Length: 1,651 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Meeting in the Dark

    A Meeting in the Dark

    “A Meeting in the Dark” This short story by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, is a captivating story about a young man trapped in a conflict that many young men face today. The young man, John, rebellious of his father and living in two different worlds, struggles with his girlfriend, Wamuhu, to find a solution to their problem. Unsure of what his parents will think when they find out what John and Wamuhu have done, John begins

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: David
  • A Memoir of Passion: The Recess

    A Memoir of Passion: The Recess

    A Memoir of Passion: The Recess The sentimental novel evoked an emotionally moving experience from readers who could relate to characters and situations. When Sophia Lee’s novel The Recess was published in 1783, its popularity soared. Known for its feeling of suspense, dread, and terror, Sophia Lee brought about a new style of gothic literature while still incorporating the traditional aspects of the Gothic genre such as castles, abbeys, and the supernatural. A narrative Gothic

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    Essay Length: 3,470 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Metamorphosis of Characters in the Crucible

    A Metamorphosis of Characters in the Crucible

    A Metamorphosis of Characters in The Crucible In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible the witch trials in Salem became the soul seeking revenge of the town’s people. In the beginning of the play, the girls in town were caught dancing in the woods, which is an act against the Puritan religion. The next day Betty Parris appeared to be in some kind of trance, so her father calls in a specialist who diagnosed the problem

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    Essay Length: 1,098 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Mid Summer Night’s Dream

    A Mid Summer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer-Night’s Dream (Charles Lamb very important for understanding the whole story) THERE was a law in the city of Athens which gave to its citizens the power of compelling their daughters to marry whomsoever they pleased; for upon a daughter’s refusing to marry the man her father had chosen to be her husband, the father was empowered by this law to cause her to be put to death; but as fathers do not often

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    Essay Length: 790 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream Some optimists have compared love to a blissful dream, but Shakespeare's clever intrigue shows what a confusing nightmare love can be. As the audience ponders the revelry they have just seen as the play comes to an ending, Puck steps forth to conclude the confusion: If we shadows have offended Think but this, and all is mended That you have but slumb'red here While these visions did appear And this weak

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    Essay Length: 1,849 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Andrew
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    "A Midsummer Night's Dream ." Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia . April 17, 2007. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.. 18 Apr 2007 . A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare written sometimes in the late-1500s. It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors in a moonlit forest, and their interactions with the fairies who inhabit it and Duke of the Athenians. This play is one of Shakespeare’s

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    Essay Length: 480 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: regina
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream Has Passed It's Use by Date

    A Midsummer Night's Dream Has Passed It's Use by Date

    There are many points for and against the statement, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream has passed its use by date.” Themes, language features, characters and writing techniques can all make a big difference in the final decision. However, in my opinion there are stronger arguments for the negative. Firstly, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has numerous themes and morals that still apply to life in the twenty-first century. An example is the confusion and difficulty of love,

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    Essay Length: 1,108 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Max
  • A Midsummer Nights Dream

    A Midsummer Nights Dream

    In A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare, love and magic play a part in causing interesting and confounding problems for the characters. Magic causes the lovers to find that love is no smooth enterprise as stated by Lysander; "The course of true love never did run smooth." (1.1.134) Their pursuit of love may not run smooth but most, although not all, of the lovers end up happy. Hermia and Lysander find that they cannot

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    Essay Length: 943 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Vika
  • A Midsummer Nights Dream

    A Midsummer Nights Dream

    i dunn0. By; orange lim I used to think that life w0uld be easier if you had friends there t0 help y0u.its true. It has always been like that since the 6th grade. Since the 6th grade there has always been the0ries of ЎҐgr0upingsЎ¦ in batches. Unf0rtunately that had t0 happen with me . The 0nly way I survived the 6th grade til n0w is because of my family , friends and the pe0ple I

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    Essay Length: 703 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Midsummer Nights Dream

    A Midsummer Nights Dream

    Fairies and Their Purpose The fairies and the fairy realm have many responsibilities in this play. The most important of which is that they are the cause of much of the conflict and comedy within this story. They represent mischievousness and pleasantry which gives the play most of its emotion and feeling. They relate to humans because they make mistakes but differ in the fact that they do not understand the human world. Robin is

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    Essay Length: 820 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Charles I ruled without a Parliament for the next eleven years having dissolved Parliament, of which Cromwell was a member, in 1629, and alienated many people with his policies of raising extra-parliamentary taxes, and imposing his Catholicism vision of Protestantism on the Church of England. When King Charles was facing a Scottish rebellion known as the Bishop's War, and forced by shortage of funds to call a Parliament again in 1640, Oliver Cromwell was one

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    Essay Length: 4,188 Words / 17 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Monika

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