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  • The Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket

    The Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket

    “The Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket” Essay In “The Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket” internal and external conflict play a major role. There are many different types of internal and external conflicts that happen throughout the story. There are many more external conflicts than internal conflicts. In “The Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket” there are many different types of conflict, the three major ones are, man v. self, man v. society, and

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    Submitted: May 17, 2018 By: wesholl
  • The Contested Nexus of Los Angeles Koreatown

    The Contested Nexus of Los Angeles Koreatown

    In Park’s article “The Contested Nexus of Los Angeles Koreatown”, he argued that ethnic Americans and new immigrants are both influenced by and affect urban development differently in a new era of globalization. He also mentioned the races, ethnicities, classes, and genders issues that have been brought up with the shaping of Koreatown. Lin’s “Encountering Chinatown”, however, focused on the tourism, voyeurism, and the Cinema. Park and Davis both used specific building in the place

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    Submitted: February 25, 2015 By: jessicali23
  • The Contrast of Wordsworth and Levertov

    The Contrast of Wordsworth and Levertov

    The Contrast of Wordsworth and Levertov When one reads both Levertov’s “O Taste and See” and Wordsworth’s “The World is With Us too Much” a general assumption is made. Most people think that these poems are of opposing subjects, yet as people read they begin to grasp that the poems are not as far off as one would assume. In both poems the “world” that the authors are referring to is that of the material

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Contrasting Curing Processes of the Ju/'hoansi and American Doctors

    The Contrasting Curing Processes of the Ju/'hoansi and American Doctors

    Compare and Contrast: The Ju/’hoansi who live in the Northwestern Kalahari Desert make a by hunting and gathering, killing antelope, rabbits, squirrels and gathering mongango nuts and fruits. When originally studied by Richard Lee in the 1960’s, the Ju/’hoansi also traded, exchanging food and goods with the nearby villages. They had developed a sharing system where the food brought back to the village was distributed to all so no one would go hungry. But not

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Contribution of the Robe Motif to the Theme in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

    The Contribution of the Robe Motif to the Theme in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

    From Macbeth's question to Ross, "Why do you dress me in borrowed robes?" (1.3.108), to Angus's observation that Macbeth's robe "hang[s] loose about him, like a giant's robe / upon a dwarfish thief" (5.2.20-22), William Shakespeare adds this "robe motif" purposely in his Tragedy of Macbeth play, in order to reflect Macbeth's tragic decisions. Falling from "valiant, worthy, and noble thane" (1.2) to "hell hound" (5.8.3) due to his "vaulting ambition" (2.7.27), Macbeth tries

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Controversy Whether College Baseball Players Should Use Metal or Wooden Bats?

    The Controversy Whether College Baseball Players Should Use Metal or Wooden Bats?

    The Controversy Whether College Baseball Players Should Use Metal or Wooden Bats? ' In college baseball today the players are becoming so strong because of the weight lifting plans, constant conditioning, and the use of drugs to enhance their performance. The baseballs are being wound tighter and the quality of pitching has declined over the years. It is becoming a major concern for college players because they hit the ball so hard with metal bats.

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

    The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

    The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the Health & Safety Offences Act 2008 legislation have imposed tighter controls on the implementation of previous legislation with clear ownership at senior levels within every business. This legislation will identify those persons responsible for failure, increase penalties and provide courts with greater sentencing powers for those who negligently fail to fulfil the requirements of health & safety legislation. The following were identified by the Health

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    Submitted: April 24, 2011 By: bavaskar18
  • The Correct Use of Numbers

    The Correct Use of Numbers

    The Correct Use of Numbers Worksheet ANSWER KEY! Exercise 1 Instructions: Fill in the blank using the proper use of numbers. 1. Emily spent ___fifty___(50) cents on her new school shoes. 2. Andrea received __zero_______ (0) gifts for her birthday! 3. Chelsea, Emily, and Andrea spent _____ten thousand__(10,000) hours working on this worksheet. 4. Mr. Wood fought in the Revolutionary War; he was born in the mid-_eighteenth_______(18) century. 5. Travis was born with a ___sixth___

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Corruptive Nature of Society as Shown in Golding’s Lord of the Fli

    The Corruptive Nature of Society as Shown in Golding’s Lord of the Fli

    In Lord of the Flies, William Golding presents pessimistic view of society. He uses the story of a group of boys stranded on a deserted island to examine a multitude of specific social issues, such as leadership, sadism, and the role of intellectuals in society. Taken together, this presentation of opinions on social issues brings the reader to the question of the nature of society. As to this question, Golding asserts that society is

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Cost of Football

    The Cost of Football

    Nicosia Doris Nicosia Dr. Michael Babcock ENG 112 5 April 2016 The Cost of Football For some, the obsession with football is all-consuming. It is no wonder there is a lot of money spent and made on this sport. Fans spend an average of $483 annually in support of their NFL team (usatoday.com). Considering the amount of fans out there, that comes to millions of dollars. The average salary for a high-ranking football player is

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    Submitted: April 18, 2016 By: deeroh
  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Our political beliefs are often a driving force behind how we look at one another, make choices, and generally live our lives. In The Count of Monte Cristo, author Alexandre Dumas incorporates the conflict between the followers of Bonapartism and the followers of monarchy, or Royalists, of his time. Through establishing the villainous characters as Royalists and the protagonists as Bonapartists, Dumas clearly shows he is a supporter of Napoleon and also to show the

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Part One (Theme and Setting Questions) 1.Considering the following statement, “Revenge makes the avenger feel much better’, find examples in the novel that prove or disprove the statement. The novel proves that this statement is true because when Dantиs found out the truth, he wanted nothing more than revenge; this is why he had escaped from the Chateau D'if and sought out the treasure on the isle of Monte Cristo. Using the treasure he quickly

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Coward Sneaks to Death, the Brave Live on

    The Coward Sneaks to Death, the Brave Live on

    Kristen Washburn Ms. McMillion Honors English 10 3rd hr 23 February 2005 “The Coward Sneaks to Death, the Brave Live on” The title quote, spoken by George Sewell (Famous 5), properly abridges the theme of bravery in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. While the coward of the novel dies in the end, the brave ones who oppose him end up alive. Even though it seems at times that those characters which represent the theme

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Crazy Gang Next Door

    The Crazy Gang Next Door

    Title: The Crazy Gang Next Door The title is very important to the book it self. It help get people attracted to the book and it also helps people buy the book. To me a title is very important it’s a indication if the book might be interesting or not. The author of book “The Crazy Gang Next Door” Barbara Williams. I think the genre of this book is sort of humor and adventure together,

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Top
  • The Cricuble

    The Cricuble

    Many people believe that the witch-hunt of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, was based upon simple delusions of a few frightened teenage girls. Despite the popular viewpoint of many other historians, Chadwick Hansen's book, Witchcraft at Salem, offers a commonly useless point of view. He uses exhausted research and well written material to argue that the events of 1692 were true signs of witchcraft. Hansen proves this thesis by elaborate descriptions of the girls who were

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Criminal Justice System

    The Criminal Justice System

    “The Criminal Justice System” The reason I chose to do this topic is because I used to be a Military Police Officer in the Army. I was stationed in Brooklyn, 7 miles away from New York City when 9/11 happened. I got to experience more policing than military while I was there, we worked hand in hand with the NYPD and the FDNY, it was very exciting. Also, I have changed my major from Surgical

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Criminal Mind of Robert Browning

    The Criminal Mind of Robert Browning

    The Criminal Mind of Robert Browning The criminal mind of Robert Browning is depicted in three of his poems. The poems are “My Last Duchess”, “Porphyria’s Lover”, and “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”. These poems show secretly how Robert Browning uses characters to express his criminal thoughts. Browning considered the ethics of an act only as it has affected the person making the act for good or ill, without regard to the evil brought

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    John Proctor does not have a high status in town but he is known to be a respectable man. Just like everyone else John has his own flaws. He has committed a rather large sin, adultery. He hides his sin and doing this he has become a liar and a very prideful man, which is a disgrace. John is a tragic hero in this story, The Crucible. The downfall to the character is pride

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    What is hysteria? By definition, it is the behavior exhibiting overwhelming or unmanageable fear or emotional excess. In history, hysteria has always created problems. The Salem witch trials are great examples of the effects of hysteria. Hysteria is much like a disease; it is very contagious and it is hard to get rid of it. In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, the witch trials were reenacted; however, Miller took it to an extreme and created

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    Arthur Miller's classic play, The Crucible, deals with the witch-hunts and trials in seventeenth century Salem, Massachusetts. What starts with several girls practicing magic in the woods, escalates to a massive hysteria, with the "afflicted" girls falsely accusing even the respected women in the community with witchcraft. Eager to "utterly crush the servants of the devil", church leaders and townspeople insist on trying the accused. Death by hanging resulted from failing to confess to witchcraft.

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    Deven Desai Block 4 Salem Witch Trials These trails were trial, which basically in sense took the lives of many innocent people. The trials were held around the early 1600s and 19 innocent men and women died because they were convicted as witches. Those that were convicted were sentenced to death, usually by being hung alive. Basically what caused it to happen is that a group of girls were dancing about in the nearby forest,

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    A few too many cooks in the kitchen can spoil the food. This is true for a few people killing a town. In Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, three people cause the deaths of so many people. Abigail Williams, Judge Danforth, and Mary Warren, are responsible for the Salem tragedy. Abigail Williams begins this tragedy because she wants John Proctor. She has an affair with John, and makes her want him. This is why she makes

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls goes dancing in the forest with a black slave named Tituba. While dancing, they are caught by the local minister, Reverend Parris. One of the girls, Parris’s daughter Betty, falls into a coma-like state. A crowd gathers in the Parris home while rumors of witchcraft fill the town. Having sent for Reverend Hale, an expert on witchcraft, Parris questions Abigail Williams, the

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    In the play "The Crucible" written by Arthur Miller, the author displays how easily people can make judgments based on their personal beliefs rather than rational and logical reasoning. Miller elucidates throughout the play that truth has no meaning when men believe only what they want to believe. A situation is created where there are factors capable of forcing characters into making assessments based on what they think is right while disregarding the truth. Three

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    Sin “Religion today is too often merely the worship of guilt, an obsession with sin and an exercise in the rubrics of repentance” (Evely) 1. Such is the case of all sin, including the adultery of Hester Prynne, the main character in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. The novel takes place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1642-1649 during an era of strict religion under Puritan watch. Hester Prynne, one of such people living in the

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: July
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    Witches Are Not Real About 400 years after the Salem witch trials, In Uige, Angola, kids are being falsely accused of being witches and being controlled by Satan. A lot of the kids are barley teenagers. Angola is located in south central Africa. A 12 year old boy, Domingos Pedro, was accused of being a witch when his dad mysteriously passed away. Domingos’s relatives suspended him on the rafters of their clay home one afternoon

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    In the story the crucible by Arthur Miller there is two characters, Mr. Parris and Mr. Putnam who share many similarities and difference. They are unlike and unlike Mr. Putnam just wants to know what happened while Mr. Parris care more about what they think of him then what really happened inside the forest. Both of them believe that Tutuba should confess and some people in the town are suddenly starting to care, and being

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    10/5/01 In writing short stories, novels, or plays, there are certain standards the writer comes to meet. He will choose a basic story element to go by; either man versus nature, man versus man, or man versus himself. Then, a setting that is appropriate to the writer is chosen, a place where the writer envisions the story happening. Inevitably the characters are introduced one by one, and the writer tries to convey their personality

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    THE CRUCIBLE & “WITCH HUNT” There is truth in the saying think twice before what u do, there is a perfect example in the crucible when John Proctor sacrifices himself to save himself from the scorn and hate that the people of Salem would have given him. “There I’ve signed it” John Procter said, “I’ve given you my life, leave me my name!” The reason that the people would have scorned him because he would

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    YOUR LAST NAME YOUR NAME TEACHERS NAME English III 15 November 2006 In Act II, Proctor’s conflict with authority increases as the court comes to arrests his wife. He already does not like the court and for them to come to his own home and take his wife to jail is just out of the question! To help the reader understand the condition of Salem at the beginning of Act II, Kinsella explains that “Salem

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    Essay Length: 1,101 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Fatih
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