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  • The Effect on a Student Athlete’s Education in College Athletics

    The Effect on a Student Athlete’s Education in College Athletics

    The Effect on a Student Athlete’s Education in College Athletics The reason that a person goes to college is to get a better education and prepare them for what may lie ahead in the future. But it is becoming more and more evident that education is not the priority of most student athletes or some coaches. It is because of the win-at-all-costs motto that so many athletes and coaches believe in nowadays. Some student-athletes do

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Effects of All-Encompassing Passion

    The Effects of All-Encompassing Passion

    The Effects of All-Encompassing Passion The novel of Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte', centers on the character Heathcliff Earnshaw. The story begins with his introduction into the Earnshaw family and ultimately ends with his death, while the entire plot is driven by his hatred and overwhelming pursuit of vengeance on Hindley Earnshaw and Catherine Linton. Heathcliff is a character that defies being understood. It seems possible that his cruelty is an expression of the frustration

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects of Alzheimer's Disease

    The Effects of Alzheimer's Disease

    Over four million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Out of this number, more women are affected than men. Alzheimer’s disease is a slow, progressive form of dementia that causes memory loss and impairment of intellectual functions. While the cause is unknown, it has been speculated that some forms are genetic related. Some environmental factors may also contribute to Alzheimer’s, including pollutants in the drinking water, aluminum from commercial products, and metal dental fillings.

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: David
  • The Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    The Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    September 29, 2005 seemed like a perfect, beautiful day but this was the day that the world witnessed a catastrophie that would have lasting effects on our economy. People sat glued to their television screens as Hurricane Katrina ripped through three states taking with it the homes and lives of millions of people. In the aftermath of this powerful hurricane, the people of the United States realized how valuable their families, lives, and the economy

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    Essay Length: 335 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Effects of Media on Children

    The Effects of Media on Children

    There is a lot of debate about the effects of the media. A certain group that most attention is paid is the group of younger children, teenagers and younger. I feel that the media, be it television, the internet, movies, or video games, have a negative effect on children growing up. Children become so occupied with television and other forms of media that they do not have any time for much else. They don’t spend

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Effects of Point of View in Sonny’s Blues

    The Effects of Point of View in Sonny’s Blues

    The Effects of Point of View in “Sonny’s Blues” James Baldwin’s, “Sonny’s Blues,” illustrates the story between two different brothers as they struggle to discover the character of one another. “Sonny’s Blues” is narrated through the older brother’s point of view, as he portrays their difficulties in growing up, separation, and reunion. Baldwin purposely picks to tell the story in the first person point of view because of the omniscient and realistic effects it contribute

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Effects of Poverty on Children

    The Effects of Poverty on Children

    The Effects of Poverty on Children Children are our future, yet day after day many young Einstein’s and Edison’s are lost to poverty. Every day students are dropping out of high school in order to find jobs to help their parents find a form of sustenance, one of the most essential of human needs. Children’s psyches are demolished when their fellow classmates ridicule them because of their clothing. Poverty is everywhere and it affects us

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    Essay Length: 505 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Effects of Power on Responsibility

    The Effects of Power on Responsibility

    The Effects of Power on Responsibility Power and responsibility have a complex relationship that is connected by factors such as a person’s morals and ethics, personality, and under what conditions the person was raised. In a world where power can be found in many forms and in many places, the use and abuse of power can be seen regularly. Power is not just being the CEO of a fortune five-hundred company, or being an elected

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects of Smoking Cigarettes

    The Effects of Smoking Cigarettes

    The effects of smoking cigarettes Smoking is involved in most of all lung cancer deaths. An individual with chronic bronchitis, which is caused by smoking, is more likely to get a bacterial infection if he or she is a smoker. A smoker gets more nose and throat infections, respiratory infections, and bronchitis. Cigarette smoking accounts for a third of all heart disease deaths. The carbon monoxide in the cigarette smoke increases the amount of

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Effects of Symbols on “say Yes”

    The Effects of Symbols on “say Yes”

    The Effects of Symbols On “Say Yes” The author of the short story "Say Yes," Tobias Wolff, uses a number of symbols to express his different views on racism throughout the story. Wolff uses this literary device to express a message to his readers. Symbols, something representing something else by association resemblance or convention, are used efficiently in this short story. Wolff uses colors to symbolize a hatred for an alternative race in this short

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Top
  • The Effects of Violence in Entertainment

    The Effects of Violence in Entertainment

    Imagine that a gentleman and his wife are walking home after a night out on the town when all of the sudden a dark figure approaches the couple, pulls out a fully loaded revolver, and with the simple twitch of his finger a bullet is engraved into the head of the man; leaving the woman in a paralyzing fear and open to a world of pain and agony, or even worse, sexual abuse and murder.

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Effects of Wishes

    The Effects of Wishes

    Throughout history people have been mislead to believe that happiness can only be found through achieving what you think you want. For example, it is rare to read a fairy tale that doesn’t involve a hero obtaining his goals and living happily ever after with the one he loves. Few authors have dared to write about the reality of life in fear that the response from audiences who are used to happy endings would be

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Element of Confinement by African-American Women Authors

    The Element of Confinement by African-American Women Authors

    It was and still is very common for African-American authors to write texts that reflect upon each other. In The Signifying Monkey, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. carefully and thoroughly explained the way that authors review the text of authors and make it their own. Similarities between texts help the reader to understand how texts are signified upon each other. African-Americans had to write themselves in to the American literary genre. In the process, they developed

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    Essay Length: 3,534 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Elements of Friendship

    The Elements of Friendship

    The Elements of Friendship When was the last time you made a friend? A friend is someone who is honest and you can trust. A friend is someone who you hang out with a lot, and some one you rely on. Friendship is being there for someone when they need you, and to have a common bond to have the freedom of hanging out with each other and to be comfortable around each other.

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Elements of Science Fiction in Asimov's Foundation

    The Elements of Science Fiction in Asimov's Foundation

    The Elements of Science Fiction in Asimov’s Foundation The Elements of Science Fiction in Asimov’s Foundation [This essay explores those characteristics of the novel Foundation, which are peculiar to the genre of Science Fiction.] The most fundamental and obvious element of Science Fiction is its dependence on imagined technological advancements. The SF writer exploits the gap between scientific theory and practice to create a world, or at least circumstances, very different from our own

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Elephant in the Room

    The Elephant in the Room

    The Elephant In The Room Throughout modern times it has been the woman’s responsibility to sacrifice things in support of a relationship. In his short story “Hills Like White Elephants” Earnest Hemingway depicts a precarious situation between a woman and a man. The characters in this story never come to a resolution, but it shows what some women will do for the love and approval of a man. In the story, the girl asks after

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: July
  • The Emperor

    The Emperor

    The poetry of Wallace Stevens has been said to be in a class by itself. The sheer difficultly in comprehending the philosophical tones, when combined with his unusual flair toward elusive and often irrational complex use metaphors is enough to discourage the average reader from enjoying his work. After reading some of his best and now renowned work it becomes obvious to the critical thinking reader, that his work requires complete concentration, to fully

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Emperor of Ice Cream

    The Emperor of Ice Cream

    “The Emperor of Ice Cream” In “The Emperor of Ice Cream” by Wallace Stevens, an American Modernist poet, he talks about the experience at a wake with really unique and extravagant language. He spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut, but on the side he worked on poetry which turned into a successful poet. I will discuss the poet’s use of language and images, life

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    Submitted: May 22, 2017 By: jordanl
  • The Emperor’s Club

    The Emperor’s Club

    William Hundert (Kevin Kline) is a passionate and principled Classics professor who is enthusiastic about the start of the school year. His class turns out to be a strict yet inspiring lesson for the new students arriving at St. Benedict's Academy. It is here we are introduced to the party-minded Louis Masoudi (Jesse Eisenberg), the introverted Martin Blythe (Paul Dano), and the studious Deepak Mehta (Rishi Mehta), all of whom are incredibly intelligent. He inspires

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    Essay Length: 1,532 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Max
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes

    The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Recently I read one of the Hans Christian Anderson's short stories, The Emperor's New Clothes. This Danish writer in his story made such a good picture of foolish kings and governors that now-a-days are much more before. Many years ago there was an emperor who was so excessively fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on them. He cared nothing about his army, nor for people and his country, except to showing

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    Essay Length: 590 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Empty House Analysis

    The Empty House Analysis

    The Speckled Band is told from Dr Watson's point of view and starts off with him looking back at the many cases that Sherlock Holmes solved; each one was just as unusual as the last. He states that Holmes preferred the cases unusual and refused to bother with a case that was the norm. He then accounts the story of the Surrey family of the Roylotts of Stoke Moran which took place a while

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: peachices
  • The Empty Sin

    The Empty Sin

    Yu-Chen Shih Mrs.Slavinga American Literature Period 5 28 September 2007 The Empty Sin In Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, three characters are brought together by fate in a situation that determines the best and the worst in each individual. The three main characters committed ignominious sins throughout the novel: Hester Prynne's sin for committing adultery with a secret lover, was regarded severely by the Puritans; Arthur Dimmesdale, the secret lover of Hesters', suffers extensively from his

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Mike
  • The End of "the Age of Reason"

    The End of "the Age of Reason"

    The end of “The Age of Reason” In the late 18th century, America was coming to a standstill in religious belief, by the 1790’s an estimated 10% of the non-Indian population of America were members of a formal church. Before and after the American Revolution, works of literature like Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense”, and Benjamin Franklin’s “The Way to Wealth” began to form a national train of thought among the early Americans. These views were

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • The End of Cask of the Amontillado from Different Veiw

    The End of Cask of the Amontillado from Different Veiw

    We are walking down the solid rock stairs to look for some wine he wants me to taste. I can't see that far because of the dimly lit passage. I follow him into a room were there are many old bodies it scares me all of the old bones piled on one an other. I feeling drunk ask, "where is the wine?" It must be really good because he keeps talking about it I think.

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Steve
  • The End to Violence Means the Need for Change

    The End to Violence Means the Need for Change

    The End To Violence Means The Need For Change (933) “Full demilitarization can only come about in a society in which power is shared at the grassroots. In the nineteenth century, Henry David Thoreau called upon free citizens to engage in civil disobedience and nonviolent actions whenever there is injustice. Civil disobedience and nonviolence are an integral part of any democratic society. Even in Western democracies, the state seems invincible, and as individuals we

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Endless Circle in William Faulkner's Barn Burning

    The Endless Circle in William Faulkner's Barn Burning

    The Endless Circle in William Faulkner's Barn Burning William Faulkner's short story “Barn Burning” is the tale of a southern man forced into a role by society. “Barn Burning” takes place in the post Civil War South where a mans place in society is derived by their actions during the war. Ab Snopse, a man who served both the North and the South, is plagued with his non-allegiance and failure to accept authority. When Ab

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    Essay Length: 649 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Ends Justify the Means?

    The Ends Justify the Means?

    The idea that "the ends justify the means" is very dangerous because not only can it hurt others but it can also damage those who believe in that idea and take action to do it. Some people have a tendency to focus only on the outcomes since they seem much more victorious and glorious than the time they have to spend to reach them. This tendency might tempt one to cheat to get to good

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • The English Debate

    The English Debate

    Renee Witt Mr. Schulze 1 11-08-05 English 1010 Synthesis Essay This is a synthesis essay on the English only debate. In the debate we have a number of authors who have an opinion if English should be the official language? Here are a couple of opinions shared by Robert D. King , “Should English be the Law?” , S.I. Hayakawa, “Bilingualism in America: English Should be the Official Language”, and Greg Lewis “ An Open

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The English Housewife in Taming of the Shrew

    The English Housewife in Taming of the Shrew

    Katherine: The English Housewife The English Hus-wife, the second book in a two book compilation entitled Countrey Contentments written by Gervase Markham, flourished as a best seller in the early seventeenth century. Published in 1615, Markham extends the title to further elaborate the purpose of the book by advertising its “Contayning, The inward and outward virtues which ought to be in a compleat woman. As her skill in Physicke, Cookery, Banqueting-stuffe, Distillation, Perfumes, Wool, Hemp,

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    Essay Length: 381 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • The English Restoration

    The English Restoration

    The Restoration was a revolutionary period for both history and literature. Before the Restoration period began, England was under rule of the Protectorate. They believed in strict Puritan law. Under this law, Protestants and Jews were accepted, but they would not accept the Episcopalians or Roman Catholics. There was one man who acted as the dictator of England, and that was Oliver Cromwell. Things were conducted in a very traditional way. At this point

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    Essay Length: 1,186 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: David
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