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  • The Use of Myth in Watership Down

    The Use of Myth in Watership Down

    As you grow up, you have always been told stories to either scare you into not doing something, like if you don’t go to bed, the boogeyman will come and get you; or stories that give you hope, inspire you, make you dream, or help you to the next step in your life. You’ve heard these stories from your parents, your grandparents, your aunts and uncles; you’ve practically heard a story from everybody in your

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Use of Power and Its Legitimacy

    The Use of Power and Its Legitimacy

    Amanda Gallatin Someone who is sent to jail happened on account of the use of power. Letting someone push you around is not using your power. Protesting a war is a powerful act that affects other people around them. Having power means doing some act that affects other people. Choosing what movie to go to with friends is using power. Cowering under someone is not using power. People often recognize power as having control over

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Use of Satire in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Use of Satire in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Use of Satire In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The persecution, and oppression of a people has transpired since the existence of man, and has always been entwined in the world’s history. The United States of America is no exception. One of the most renowned oppression in the U.S. occurred since its birth up until 1865, when the Civil War ended:slavery. During these times, many people had to choose a side, whether to

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    Submitted: May 11, 2016 By: Crazy4horses99
  • The Use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter

    The Use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter

    The use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter Nathaniel Hawthorne’s work is unique. His writings are full of subtle imagination, analysis, and poetic wording. His short stories are known for their originality and for their ability to provoke the reader’s thoughts. Although a large portion of his stories are allegories, Hawthorne’s preference is to draw more heavily on symbolism (Pennell 13). His use of symbols adds depth to his stories and helps to reveal different aspects

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Use of Time in Poetry: Milton, Shakespeare, Wordsworth

    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
  • The Use of Time in Poetry: Milton, Shakespeare, Wordsworth

    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: December 12, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Uses of Hypnosis

    The Uses of Hypnosis

    When people hear about the word hypnosis, they usually suggest the image of a tall, mystical, evil figure with a potent glare that can control another person. Some people think itЎ¦s just magic or trick. Some movies show a hypnotized person can recall some forgotten memories in their past. Some people even said hypnosis helped them recall their alien abduction experience. What exactly hypnosis is? Hypnosis is a procedure in which a practitioner suggests changes

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: regina
  • The Vacuum Keeping Al Drawn to Sammy

    The Vacuum Keeping Al Drawn to Sammy

    "The Vacuum Keeping Al Drawn to Sammy" By Ki Tai Choi English 2 March 16, 2007 Choi 1 The Vacuum Keeping Al Drawn to Sammy In the novel What Makes Sammy Run, Al is the narrator and throughout the story follows Sammy in his life of achievements, deceit, and blustering trying to figure out what drove this “ferret” of a man. This question is one of the reasons Al was kept drawn to Sammy.

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Values of Polygamy

    The Values of Polygamy

    Polygamy, also called plural marriage, is the practice of having more than one spouse at one time. Mormon Fundamentalist believe and practice polygamy. In FLDS communities it is the male that has many wives and from these wives comes many children. Most people look down upon Polygamy, because they believe it to be degrading of the women. However, within Mormon Fundamentalism, polygamy serves a great part of their religion and helps with family dynamics. Mormon

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Vampire - What Boundaries Does the Vampire Threaten?

    The Vampire - What Boundaries Does the Vampire Threaten?

    The Vampire What boundaries does the Vampire threaten? Written by Amanda Turner Discuss possible answers to this question with reference to at least two critical or theoretical essays and at least two tellings' of the Dracula story._______________________________________________ The Vampire in Dracula threatens the very existence of Victorian England. Stoker constructs the vampire as an embodiment of threat by surpassing his Gothic novelist predecessors to bring the threat of the Gothic home to Victorian England (Arata

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: July
  • The Venomous Serpent by Brian Ball

    The Venomous Serpent by Brian Ball

    The Venomous Serpent by Brian Ball The Work The Venomous Serpent was written by Brian Ball, and published by the New English Library Limited from Barnard’s Inn Holborn, London E.C.I. in 1974. The book was made and printed in Great Britain by C. Nicholls & Company Ltd. This book is a fiction, horror book about vampires. The alternative name of the book is The Night Creature. The Author Brian Ball was born in the United

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Video Game Explosion

    The Video Game Explosion

    Hook: In 2008, Mark Wolf, author of “The Video Game Explosion,” traced the beginning of video games back to 1958, to William Higinbotham’s Tennis for Two experiment. He notes that, “The experiment demonstrated interactive control of on-screen game play.” Because of today’s standards, however, most people do not consider this to have been a video game. Preview: Gaming has come a long way since the 50s, but its high entertainment value has secured its

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    Submitted: May 3, 2016 By: Mayra Ortiz
  • The Viking

    The Viking

    The Vikings Viking History The Vikings were a group of Scandinavian raiders that were around from about the 8th century to the 11th. They mainly attacked the British Islands , the Frankish empire, England, but they also plundered places such as the Iberian peninsula and northern Africa. Vikings did not always settle into the places that they found, for instance after exploring North America they left the place never to return again. Even so, after

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Viking

    The Viking

    The Vikings Viking History The Vikings were a group of Scandinavian raiders that were around from about the 8th century to the 11th. They mainly attacked the British Islands , the Frankish empire, England, but they also plundered places such as the Iberian peninsula and northern Africa. Vikings did not always settle into the places that they found, for instance after exploring North America they left the place never to return again. Even so, after

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Village by the Sea

    The Village by the Sea

    ‘The Village by the Sea’ is a novel, which is a backdrop to the lives of the people in the village located in the western cost of India, Thul. It is a novel which is presented from an Indian boy, Hari’s point of view. The Indian culture and tradition can be seen throughout the novel. Desai uses concise descriptions to deliver the contents to the readers. Desai also uses various languages to make the novel

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Village by the Sea

    The Village by the Sea

    ESSAY NO.2 In Annita Desai’s novel, the treatments between male and female characters are totally different. It is described in the novel that the male characters are always lazy, selfish drunkards while the female characters are diligent and always keeping the family together. Annita tried to illustrate the readers how Indian people live in the village of Thul and how urban Indians live in the capital city of India, Bombay. In the creative novel of

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Villain We Call Society

    The Villain We Call Society

    Samiya Majid Ms. Watkins Block 2 2-2-2016 The Villain We Call Society There is no escaping society and its impact because it is naturally an aspect of every human being’s life from the day they are born. The type of society a person grows up in makes all the difference. Different societies play different roles in different people’s lives; consequently reflecting through behavior. In a modern-day era, the idea of society is frowned upon and

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    Submitted: March 14, 2016 By: majid_maryam
  • The Virgin Suicide Written by Jeffrey Eugenides

    The Virgin Suicide Written by Jeffrey Eugenides

    The virgin suicide’s was written by Jeffrey Eugenides it was an interesting and fun Filled novel. There were stressful things that take place that lead to the twist and turns within it, The story is told by men looking back who grew up in the same neighborhood as the Lisbon girls, their lives had forever been changed by their fierce, awkward obsession with the five young sisters: Therese, Mary, Bonnie, Lux, and Cecilia. The men

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: regina
  • The War in Iraq

    The War in Iraq

    The War in Iraq The war in Iraq is a controversy clouded with misinformation and confusion. To get a proper view of the war we need to step back and examine both sides, pro-war and anti-war, of the facts leading to the war, execution of the war, and the effects of the war. President Bush’s premise for going to war was to prevent potential weapons of mass destruction, specifically nuclear weapons, and not only to

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Victor
  • The War Prayer - Mark Twain

    The War Prayer - Mark Twain

    The War Prayer, by Mark Twain, is a piece on war. It shows the glory of going into battle, and the importance of patriotism. The piece describes how a country has to pull together to become an army of one, and how no matter what your thoughts are on the war, you still must stand by your fellow men. The piece then goes into the actual war prayer and describes many things explaining why prayers

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: July
  • The War Years and the Publication of the Prophet

    The War Years and the Publication of the Prophet

    The War Years and The Publication of The Prophet (1914-1923) During one of Gibran's art exhibitions in 1914, an American architect, Albert Pinkam Ryder, paid an unexpected visit to the exhibition, leaving an impression on Gibran who decided to write an English poem in his honor. The poem, which was first edited by Mary, became Gibran’s first English publication, when it went out into print in January 1915. Meanwhile, Gibran became more actively involved in

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Warmth of Human Emotion

    The Warmth of Human Emotion

    The Warmth of Human Emotion Heat and warmth are usually depicted as elements of comfort and security. This warmth is what people crave to achieve this comfort. In Evelyn Lau’s “Family,” the heat and warmth give deeper meaning in regards to human emotion. The contrasting images of ice and cold as well resemble the abstract human emotion in the short story. The elements are used in such a way as to satisfy the hunger of

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Wars

    The Wars

    War is a fact of life. As long as there are humans, there will be war. In past times, for a man to go to war, it was viewed as romantic and heroic. But, these ideas have faded and vanished throughout the course of the 20th century. War can be horrific, like a bad nightmare, and can easily break the human spirit, which is not a t all fragile. In his novel, "The Wars", Timothy

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Wars

    The Wars

    1. Page 18..."Robert looked to one side from under the peak of his cap, hoping that no one had seen him flinch from the steam or stepping back from the fire. He was wishing that they would leave. His shoulders hurt. His arm was sore. There were bruises on his back. He ached. He wanted all the others who had got off the train to depart the station before him." This simply conveys the physical

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Wars

    The Wars

    The Wars Introduction: We read part 3 pages 141-155. In this section, Finley has many different points to get a crossed. The first main point is the conflict between the Canadian soldiers and the German sniper. This conflict starts off with the Canadian soldiers playing dead at the bottom of the crater after a gas attack. When Robert thought it was safe to move he notice a German across the crater. The sniper watches all

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Wars - Effects on Humans

    The Wars - Effects on Humans

    CHEUNG 1 War has been a constant part of human history. It has greatly affected the lives of people around the world. These effects, however, are extremely detrimental. Soldiers must shoulder extreme stress on the battlefield. Those that cannot mentally overcome these challenges may develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Sadly, some resort to suicide to escape their insecurities. Soldiers, however, are not the only ones affected by wars; family members also experience mental hardships when

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Wars by Timothy Findley

    The Wars by Timothy Findley

    Many novels have been written about the great wars, but few are as absorbing, captivating and still capable of showing all the horrors of the battle as Timothy Findley’s “The Wars”1. After reading the novel, critics and readers have been quick to point out the vast examples of symbolism shown throughout the novel. Even the author himself commented at the vast examples of symbolism throughout the novel, "Everything in that book has a life of

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Wars in 1977

    The Wars in 1977

    Symbolism (The Wars) Since the appearance of The Wars in 1977, readers have been quick to point out the rich patterns of symbolism in the novel. This abundance of meaningful images is part, of course, of the visual appeal of the novel; as Timothy Findley once commented in an interview, "Everything in that book has a life of its own. It's a carrier too -- all the objects are carriers of someone else's spirit" (Aitken

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Water

    The Water

    Copenhagen Of Now ''2006'' I am born and raised in Denmark. I am going to tell you about some of the favourit places which I like to visit. When I was 5 years old I all ways heard my friends in kindergarten talk about a place called Tivoli. They talked about a rollercoaster called the lady-bird and Other things like balloons,food and arcade games were there as well. This place was and is the

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    Essay Length: 850 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Wave

    The Wave

    The Wave is basically about Laurie Sanders,a young adult going into college who is middle height with long brown hair. Laurie and her friend Amy,a girl with goldilocks hair, who try to prevent another dictatorship from occurring.Their teacher,Mr. Ross, is a man who always gets caught up in his research, he decided to show the kids a clip of the Nazis cruel acts. Many of the kids were puzzled by this and dumbfounded that they

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    Essay Length: 505 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Wendy
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