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  • Young Goodman Brown’s Faith

    Young Goodman Brown’s Faith

    In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown," Hawthorne introduces Goodman Brown, who doubts himself and reiterates his false comfidence to himself repeatedly. His struggle between the evil temptations, the devil, and the proper church abiding life, is a struggle he does not think he can handle. This story is about a man who challenges his faith in himself and in the community in which he resides. Goodman Brown must venture on a journey into the

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Yan
  • Your Ex-Lover Is Dead

    Your Ex-Lover Is Dead

    Society has a way of dealing with problems in times of distress. In some ways it is to ignore the problem outright, in others it is to induce mass panic, but in either way society has a tendency to take on an "every man for himself" mentality. It is amazing how people can turn into monsters in times of chaos, leaving others behind to fend for themselves. These concepts are explored in the works The

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Your Uncle Wants You

    Your Uncle Wants You

    1. Synthesis: The United States Army has failed to meet its recruitment quota for the second straight quarter. Historically, after the end of cold war, the number of enlisted personnel employed choosing to remain in the Army as a long term career was fewer. Many would complete their initial tour of duty and leave with their accumulated financial savings and other benefits, such as an educational tuition reimbursement package. Furthermore, as the U.S. workforce become

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    Submitted: February 15, 2016 By: atiu2001
  • Your’e Life Is Over

    Your’e Life Is Over

    “You’re life is over” It all started June 15, 2000, the year I found out I was pregnant. The phrase that stuck in my head was You’re life is over. This is what my family kept telling me over and over again. I was only sixteen years old. I was so upset with myself. I knew I had many plans for my life as far as school. I knew that raising a child wouldn’t be

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Vika
  • Youth Culture and Consumerism

    Youth Culture and Consumerism

    The relationship between youth culture and consumerism is rapidly growing stronger everyday. In today’s world, many youth cannot distinguish between “wants” and “needs”, and our capitalist economy often leads them to the fetishism of goods and services. Youth in our society often have the tendency to identify strongly with the products and services that they consume, and while they have more buying power now than ever before, they are also more gullible and confused.

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Jack
  • Youth, Crime, and the Media

    Youth, Crime, and the Media

    YOUTH, CRIME, & THE MEDIA The media plays a major role in creating the distorted images of our youth that we the public perceive. Most of these images emphasize problems like crime, drug use, and teen pregnancy. The skewed coverage in today’s media results in the belief that youth crime is on the rise. Today’s portrayal of teens in the media employ the same stereotypes that were once only openly applied to unpopular racial and

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Yue Xiang Comparison of Two Poems

    Yue Xiang Comparison of Two Poems

    Yue Xiang Comparison of Two Poems 3/16/07 In the PoemЎ± She walks in BeautyЎ±, Lord Bryon describes what he thinks is the ultimate idea of the perfect women. The power of emotion is evidenet in BryonЎЇs writing. It can be possible that light emitted through darkness of night to creat a beautiful mellow glory. Likewise, Keats well appreciates the force of imagination in poem Ў°La Belle sans MerciЎ±. Within this poem, the details about characters

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Yui

    Yui

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: yuik
  • Yuppiee

    Yuppiee

    i have no freaking idea what to write about?? ohh so what the hell should i write this is so fucking annoying omfg did you know that osama bin laden died OMG how could that be you know what i am sick of this thing now i dont' fucking now what to write so just gonna write random stuff ohh ohh ohh my friends are awesome invisibe people we are liek the best people in

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    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: xxcheetosxx
  • Zeitgeist in Contemporaneous Literature

    Zeitgeist in Contemporaneous Literature

    Zeitgeist in contemporaneous literature The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in comparison to other novels and films Introduction The paper at hand deals with the question whether and to what extent elements of the zeitgeist can be found in Mark Haddon’s novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”. In order to be able to draw comparisons other pieces of literature and film will be incorporated when focusing on several

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Zim

    Zim

    Zim In a quiet neighborhood just like yours or mine, there could a ruthless alien planning to take over our world, and steal all of our snacks. What if I was to tell you its all true and the alien is plotting for world conquest at this very moment. Aren’t you scared at all? I wouldn’t be, because the alien behind all of this really isn’t all that smart anyway. In a town just like

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Zombies in Movies

    Zombies in Movies

    While there are many serious issues facing the world today there are none more worrisome than that of a zombie apocalypse. This an area that is not usually thought of as one of the issues in today’s society, but I find it hard to believe that there are many issues that are more serious than the one at hand. All information I have ever encountered about zombies has been nothing to laugh about, because zombies

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: July
  • Zora Neale

    Zora Neale

    The list of words accurately describing the 30 year career of Zora Neale Hurston includes anthropologist, dramatist, essayist, folklorist, novelist, short story writer and autobiographer. The early life of Zora Neale Hurston has been shrouded in mystery with the majority of biographical accounts list the year of her birth as 1901, some list it as 1903 and in recent years 1891. For many years, her birth place was said to have been Eatonville, Florida, however,

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Zora Neale

    Zora Neale

    There was an impending doom coming to the small town of Calamity. Unbeknownst to the citizens it would come firstly upon a church on the outskirts of a town. A few people were inside as the doom came closer. Preacher Tom was the first one in the church to sees what would haunt the town and was scared out of his wits. He pushes a young woman out of the doorway as he speeds into

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Jon
  • Zymborska’s View of History

    Zymborska’s View of History

    Frances Mae Zymborska is a living American poet, who lives today in Illinois, a part of the United States located near Indiana. She moved from familiar chronicles (the wide-read sequence “The Olde House”) to biography (the award-wining Kramer: His Freinds in Poems) to history in A Runoff for Cosmo Rocke . Read strictly as poet, Zymborska’s new poem is a stunning sucess, an indicated sequence of fifteen linked Poetrarchan sonnet’s, with the last comprising

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • ‘a Midsummer Night's Dream'is one of Shakespeare's Best-Known Comedies.With Close Reference to Two Scenes, Show and Discuss the Variety of Different Kinds of Comedy Possible to Be Found in the Play

    ‘a Midsummer Night's Dream'is one of Shakespeare's Best-Known Comedies.With Close Reference to Two Scenes, Show and Discuss the Variety of Different Kinds of Comedy Possible to Be Found in the Play

    GCSE English Coursework ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is one of Shakespeare’s best-known comedies. With close reference to two scenes, show and discuss the variety of different kinds of comedy possible to be found in the play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ hereon after referred to as MND, has its plot closely circled around comedy. There is something potentially funny about every single character in the play. However, almost no one will find every character funny.

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Top
  • ‘in Gattaca the Film-Maker Presents Characters Who Are Emotionally Cold

    ‘in Gattaca the Film-Maker Presents Characters Who Are Emotionally Cold

    In Andrew Niccol’s film Gattaca, it shows us a discriminative world complete with genetic superiority and high expectations, separate people by the name ‘valid’ and ‘invalid’. By the first thought, we were easily think it is an emotionally cold world, especially those characters. However the real relationship between the main character ‘Vincent’ and those people around him shows us that those kind of thoughts were absolutely wrong. People around Vincent who saved him, helped him,

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Anna
  • ‘in Her Preface to Mary Barton, Gaskell Writes “i Know Nothing of Political Economy of the Theories of Trade.I Have Tried to Write Truthfully.” What Kinds of Truths Does She Attempt to Convey?

    ‘in Her Preface to Mary Barton, Gaskell Writes “i Know Nothing of Political Economy of the Theories of Trade.I Have Tried to Write Truthfully.” What Kinds of Truths Does She Attempt to Convey?

    Although ‘Mary Barton’ is a novel the revolves around the effects of the industrialisation in and around Manchester, Gaskell is right in claiming that she rejects the notions of political economy and trade theories. It is a novel that is centralised around the people involved, rather than the trade itself. She uses the lives and the ups and downs of the people of Manchester to paint a vision of the effects of the politics and

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • ‘the Tiger’ and ‘the Lamb’

    ‘the Tiger’ and ‘the Lamb’

    ‘The Lamb’ and ‘The Tiger’ are two poems written by one author known as William Blake. Both of these poems fall into his collection known as the “Songs of Innocence.” ‘The Tiger’ was originally published in the “Songs of Experience” collection in 1794 by the name ‘The Tyger.’ ‘The Lamb,’ on the hand, was published earlier in the collection “Songs of Innocence” in 1789. However, modern anthologies printed the two poems together in the “Songs

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    Submitted: July 27, 2016 By: filatovsergey
  • “a & P” by John Updike

    “a & P” by John Updike

    1. It does say in the story that the beach is five miles away, so I’m assuming that the community is very relaxed and laid back especially in the summer. The women are respectful and considerate towards others, “…the women generally put on a shirt or shorts... before they get out of the car into the street.” Some families are large, “…women with six children…” which tells me that the people that live I this

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • “a Good Man Is Hard to Find” and “where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”

    “a Good Man Is Hard to Find” and “where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”

    “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” While reading, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” the readers find themselves lost in worlds of suspense, horror and comic relief through tone and symbolism. Although, the stories contain very different plots, they both have a sense of “good vs. evil.” In “A Good Man Is Hard To Find”,

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • “an Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

    “an Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

    Ambrose Bierce, author of the short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” meticulously chronicles the experience of a southern secessionist during the Civil War, who is on the edge of death. Peyton Farquhar is a prominent Alabaman planter that has been prevented from joining the Confederate cause, but not from “having the heart of a solider”. He knew the opportunity to prove himself capable would come, as it always does in war time, and

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • “as Due by Many Titles I Resign My Self to Thee, O God ...” (donne) What Do You See as the Most Interesting or Challenging Aspects of Therelationship Between the Human and Divine in the Texts ‘jane Eyre'and the Poetry of John Donne?

    “as Due by Many Titles I Resign My Self to Thee, O God ...” (donne) What Do You See as the Most Interesting or Challenging Aspects of Therelationship Between the Human and Divine in the Texts ‘jane Eyre'and the Poetry of John Donne?

    In looking at this question, it is my opinion that it is arousing a discussion of the self-denial that religion imposes and also the conflict it imposes on the self. For this I will primarily be looking at Charlotte Bronte’s ‘Jane Eyre’ and the poetry of John Donne. The progression of Jane Eyre’s life is shown by a variety of links to religion due to the many changes in her way of life. Bronte shows

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: David
  • “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    “Battle Royal” The Denial of Social Equality “Battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison is the story of a young, African American, high school graduate who withstands humiliation to give a speech amongst the towns leading white citizens at an event called a “Battle Royal.” The narrator was chosen to give the speech because he had given the speech once before at his high school graduation and it was a tremendous success. During this time period the

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Tasha
  • “beefburger” by Ogden Nash

    “beefburger” by Ogden Nash

    “Beefburger” by Ogden Nash “Beefburger” is the title of the poem written by Ogden Nash. It is an original piece of work which would probably make most of its readers wonder what was the idea the author tried to reveal. I think that the topic Nash have chosen is quiet appealing and unexpected because in a way it is hard to find yourself judging the word ‘beefburger’ the way the author did. In this poem

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Monika
  • “dulce Et Decorum Est,” Vs.“not Waving but Drowning

    “dulce Et Decorum Est,” Vs.“not Waving but Drowning

    In “Dulce et Decorum Est,” written by Wilfred Owen, and “Not Waving but Drowning,” written by Stevie Smith, there are similarities in imagery, in tone, and in how each of their views are reflected in their poems. In “Dulce et Decorum Est,” the tone is very sad and pitiful because of the soldiers that are dying a horrible death in war. In “Not Waving but Drowning,” there is also a tone of sadness and pity

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Fatih
  • “dulce Et Decorum Est” or the Insanity of the New Age.

    “dulce Et Decorum Est” or the Insanity of the New Age.

    “Dulce et Decorum Est” Or The insanity of the new age. By Rumi Pavlova ENG 102 16 In order to express thoughts and emotions, past generations used different artistic techniques and expressions. Some of the most popular methods were found in music, theatre, dance and poetry. One of the most emotional expressive arts that directly affected the human emotions was poetry which could easily be converted into music. The ancient philosophies reveal to us

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • “each of You Helped to Kill Her.” Says the Inspector.Show Exactly What Part Each Member of the Birling Family (and Gerald Croft).Played in the Death of Eva Smith.Do You Think That Some Characters Are More Guilty Than Others?

    “each of You Helped to Kill Her.” Says the Inspector.Show Exactly What Part Each Member of the Birling Family (and Gerald Croft).Played in the Death of Eva Smith.Do You Think That Some Characters Are More Guilty Than Others?

    “Each of you helped to kill her.” Says the Inspector. Show exactly what part each member of the Birling family (and Gerald Croft). Played in the death of Eva Smith. Do you think that some characters are more guilty than others? ‘An Inspector Calls’ is a play written by J.B Priestley. It is set in pre-World War One Britain, but was written in 1945, which enabled Priestley to use dramatic irony as a way of

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Edward
  • “hello, Anybody Listening, It's an Emergency!”

    “hello, Anybody Listening, It's an Emergency!”

    “Hello, anybody listening, it’s an emergency!” One fine evening, I was at home and listening to music with an enjoyable mood. The music was so sweet and melodious that I was totally absorbed in it. All of a sudden, the telephone bell started ringing although I was not expecting any call at that time. I picked up the receiver and heard these words from some unknown person. The voice was disturbing too. I asked him

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • “i Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

    “i Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

    “I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD” In William Wordsworth’s poem “I wondered lonely as a cloud” the daffodils represent his happiness and inspiration. The daffodils make him forget about his loneliness. The daffodils help him to forget that he doesn’t have anyone and is depressed. First, he is walking alone as he notices these daffodils under trees unnoticeable as he is towards people: “I wandered lonely as a cloud/that floats on high o’er vales and

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Janna
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