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  • A Critical Analysis on the Front Page

    A Critical Analysis on the Front Page

    A Critical Analysis on The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur _____________________________________ The theatrical production The Front Page, written in 1927 by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, is a melodrama that depicts the constant tensions between the newspapers and city officials in Chicago during the 1920’s. This rendition of The Front Page was performed at the Paul Green Theatre on October 18, 2005. The play is designed to reflect on the authors’ experiences

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Critical Approach to Barn Burning

    A Critical Approach to Barn Burning

    A Critical Approach To Barn Burning "Barn Burning" is a story that is sad because it clearly shows and states the classical struggle between the “privileged” and the “underprivileged” classes. Time after time emotions of sadness and despair surface from both sides of the story. The story outlines two distinct protagonists, along with two distinct antagonists. The first being his father, Abner Snopes (“Ab”) and the second, Colonel Sartoris Snopes (“Sarty”). Sarty is the protagonist

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    Essay Length: 741 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: David
  • A Critique of the Turtle

    A Critique of the Turtle

    The Turtle is one chapter from John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath. In this essay, Steinbeck successfully uses both symbolism and figurative languages to describe a turtle’s journey across the highway. In The Turtle, Steinbeck realistically describes the dangerous journey of a land turtle across a concrete highway. From the beginning of its journey, the turtle crawls slowly toward the highway and conquers many obstacles, and finally it climbs onto the highway. As

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    Essay Length: 292 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Critique of Two Scientfic Posters on Vitamin

    A Critique of Two Scientfic Posters on Vitamin

    LUI Ling Ling 4036473 A Critique of two scientific posters on Vitamin Introduction Vitamins are important substances that our body needs to grow and develop normally. There are 13 vitamins that our body needs for growth and development. Each of them has different roles and benefits to our health. The critique review in this paper will focus on the quality of science on Vitamin and the quality of design from the two posters from Ms.

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    Submitted: December 15, 2016 By: linglinglui
  • A Critique to Andrew Harlan's Case Against the Moon

    A Critique to Andrew Harlan's Case Against the Moon

    ________________ After Apollo 17 in 1972, The Constellation Program was implemented in 2004 to resume manned missions to the moon after almost 40 years of unmanned lunar exploration. However, in 2011 President Obama announced his plan to cancel this program and shift the focus of future U.S exploration toward asteroids and Mars. He explained cancelling The Constellation Program by saying that it was “over budget, behind schedule and lacking in innovation” according to the findings

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    Submitted: October 25, 2015 By: farahmhz
  • A Critque of Susan Griffin’s

    A Critque of Susan Griffin’s

    After my initial reading of “Our Secret”, I honestly would not have been able to answer your question of “Well, what was it about?”. However, I did read the story a second time, and while reading it I began forming my own judgment of what this disorderly history is actually about. I believe underneath all of the stories concerning the Holocaust, Heinrich Himmler, and various others, “Our Secret” is about the abuse of authority

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Cult Text of Feminism

    A Cult Text of Feminism

    "We tail I believe, all day long." Jane Eyre 476 "a cult text of feminism" Gayatri Spivak 244 I. "Speak I Must" With the childhood declaration, "Speak I must" Jane resolves to narrate her own story (68), to explain and vindicate her life, to exercise her voice and participate in the "joyous conversational murmur" (198). In spite of her extreme youth, her habits of quiescence and submission (resistance was "a new thing for me," she

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    Essay Length: 10,102 Words / 41 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: David
  • A Daughter in Long Day’s Journey into Night

    A Daughter in Long Day’s Journey into Night

    After reading Long Days Journey into Night, by Eugene O’Neil I feel a great sense of sorrow for the family. In one day with the family you are taken through their past, present, and their future. The tragedy in this family might seem small in some aspects because in our society today families could potentially have many more problems, but at the time of this story a family going through such issues was unheard of.

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    Essay Length: 1,082 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Day at the Childcare

    A Day at the Childcare

    I pull my silver, compact, Ford Escort into the worn, crumbling parking lot of the childcare I have worked at since 1998. Stepping outside of my car, the brisk, frigid air cuts through me like a razor-sharp pair of scissors cut through paper.* I dash into the massive building that stands at attention welcoming in those who enter.* Arriving hurriedly inside a cozy but spacious room, I am greeted by the sounds of lively,

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: July
  • A Day in Hermosa Beach

    A Day in Hermosa Beach

    A Day in Hermosa Beach As I turn the corner off the Pacific Coast highway onto Hermosa Avenue, I see the beach. You could not ask for a better day. The ocean reflects sapphire from the sky above. As the waves roll onto the beach, I see a surfer falling off his board. On shore there are families having picnics in the sand. One family has several children playing in the shallow parts of the

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    Essay Length: 1,052 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Day in the Life of Gandalf the Grey

    A Day in the Life of Gandalf the Grey

    A Day in the Life of Gandalf the Grey 0825 Wake up because of a digging sensation in my skull. Open my eyes to see a flock of birds around me. Time to wash my robes. Damn birds think I'm Radagast the Brown. 0835 Wash my robes in the nearby river. Some people wonder what a wizard wears under their robes. And the answer is simple. More robes. 0930 Decide to start my long journey

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Day in the Life of My Shoes

    A Day in the Life of My Shoes

    Each day begins with a loud groan from my owner and a flash of bright light. I still sit in the floor from the previous day lain askew. I am excited to serve another day in the name of comfort. My owner runs around in a frenzy; meanwhile I wait patiently to be put on. I’m always last in the morning “routine”. I am thrown on and laced up. Before I know it, I’m pounding

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    Submitted: May 7, 2015 By: ashstroh11
  • A Day’s Language

    A Day’s Language

    A normal school day, I never thought I would have so many ways of communicating! From morning till dawn, the many different people I speak with give me a diverse use of languages and their different levels of speech. A day from last week was no different. A loud noise woke me from my slumber, it was my alarm clock, turning my head right I see it’s red flashing letters portraying three digits, 7:30. I

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Dead Butcher and His Fiend-Like Queen

    A Dead Butcher and His Fiend-Like Queen

    "A dead butcher and his fiend-like queen" Uploaded by puck_yu (54) on Sep 24, 2007 Macbeth and Lady Macbeth – "A dead butcher and his fiend-like queen" Question: At the end of the play, Malcolm dismisses Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as "the dead butcher an his fiend-like queen", what is your judgment of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth based on your understanding of the whole play? "The dead butcher and his fiend-like queen" is not an

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    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: lsdkjf
  • A Deadly Love in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

    A Deadly Love in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

    Raven Tansier Mr. Cobane English 2 8 October 2006 A Deadly Love in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is portrayed a very deep love, a love that rarely exists in modern life. Romeo and Juliet’s strong love for one another caused them heartache in their lives. And because of this strong love, they both felt as though they needed each other to be whole or to continue living.

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: David
  • A Death in the Family

    A Death in the Family

    James Agee's A Death in the Family is a posthumous novel based on the largely complete manuscript that the author left upon his death in 1955. Agee had been working on the novel for many years, and portions of the work had already appeared in The Partisan Review, The Cambridge Review, The New Yorker, and Harper's Bazaar. Published in 1957, the novel was edited by David McDowell. Several lengthy passages, part of Agee's manuscript whose

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    Essay Length: 385 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Debate on Gay Marriage

    A Debate on Gay Marriage

    “A Debate on Gay Marriage” Same-sex marriages or “homosexuality” as it is commonly known has become one of the most argumentative topics in society. It all initiates when one portion of our population are pro “homosexuality”, while the other half strongly disagrees with the sexual orientation that others prefer. As a result, a debate titled “A Debate on Gay Marriage” was published. It states the supporting beliefs of the writer Andrew Sullivan from his book,

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    Essay Length: 534 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Deeper Look at “neighbors”

    A Deeper Look at “neighbors”

    In the story “Neighbors”, a man and a woman’s true nature is revealed when nobody is watching. Bill and Arlene Miller are introduced as a normal, “happy,” middle class married couple, but they feel less important than their friends Harriet and Jim Stone, who live in the apartment across the hall. The Miller’s perceive the Stone’s to have a better and more eventful life. The Stones get to travel often because o Jim’s job, leaving

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    Essay Length: 773 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Defense for Emily

    A Defense for Emily

    “A Defense for Emily” In Faulkner’s, “A Rose for Emily”, Emily Grierson is perceived by the town of Jefferson as “a tradition, a duty, and a care….a hereditary obligation of the town.” (30) In a sense she was their responsibility. So it is not doubtful that, by not interfering, the town is somewhat responsible for the death of Homer Barron. Early on the townspeople became aware that Ms. Emily could be crazy. However, nothing was

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    Essay Length: 480 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Degree in Programming

    A Degree in Programming

    West Virginia University is a growing campus. For the last three years, the freshman’s class has out numbered the previous year. Each freshman must choose a major during orientation. Computer science is a major offered at West Virginia University that allows the students to better understand how a computer works and to develop software used by those computers. During the fall of 2008, I will be attending WVU in pursuit of a major in computer

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    Essay Length: 1,119 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Depper Side of Thoreau

    A Depper Side of Thoreau

    A Deeper Side of Thoreau “Resistance to Civil Disobedience” is one of Henry David Thoreau’s most famous essays. One of the major problems most critics see with this essay deals with Thoreau’s seemingly contradictory statements about society from the beginning to the end. Barry Wood, a well-known critical writer, attributes this change in beliefs to the enlightenment of Thoreau in jail. While I agree with Wood that Thoreau does achieve a form of enlightenment,

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    Essay Length: 1,364 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: David
  • A Different Perspective

    A Different Perspective

    A Different Perspective Through perspective, each person can view the same object differently. In photography perspective is very important. The photographer’s vision needs to be shown in the picture. If there is one photographer who if known for his unique perspective, its Ansel Adams whose photographs of various landscapes have been etched into human minds. It’s through his influences, photographs, and use of color or lack of color that Ansel Adams became a wide know

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    Essay Length: 731 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Different View of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere

    A Different View of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere

    A Different View of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been the subjects of countless works of literature for hundreds of years. In many of these tales King Arthur is accompanied by his lovely wife, Guinevere. Not all of the Arthurian romances depict King Arthur and Queen Guinevere in the positive light that most people have become accustomed to. Thomas Chestre’s Sir Launfal is one

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Dire Society, a Dire Story

    A Dire Society, a Dire Story

    Justin Millerson Mr. Young ENG 4U1 18 September 2006 A Dire Society, a Dire Story Natural curiosity leads people to make predictions on how their country could be run in the future Whether they are good or bad predictions depends entirely on the individual. Kurt Vonnegut the Writer in this story, describes what his idea of the government in the Future would be. Harrison Bergeron is a short story of a possible government ideology presented

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    Essay Length: 947 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Discovery I Have Made

    A Discovery I Have Made

    A discovery I have made in my life is that making mistakes only makes you a better person. Normally when someone makes a mistake, it is because that person is inexperienced in whatever they are attempting to do, and they are doing it improperly. When we make mistakes we are hopefully learning a very important piece of information, what not to do! Life is trial and error, we do things wrong and hope we do

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    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Disguise Through Society

    A Disguise Through Society

    A disguise through Society Huck Finn, the main character of Twains The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, travels down the Mississippi River in search of personal truth and freedom, which ironically he achieves by living a lie. Huck’s journey causes him to wear a variety of disguises and masks to survive. Unfortunately however, the people he meets along the way wear disguises which they use to deceive and cheat the same society that Huck and Jim,

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    Essay Length: 450 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Doe Season

    A Doe Season

    Time to Grow As children go on through life they experience knew things and go on journeys to finding out who they may or may not be. Some go on a rite of passage while others just sort of grow up knowing they will be a certain way, accommodated to certain things. In the story “Doe Season” by David Michael Kaplan, a little girl by the name of Andrea starts out as Andy but slowly

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    Essay Length: 556 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Victor
  • A Dog Is a Man’s Best Friend

    A Dog Is a Man’s Best Friend

    "A dog is man's best friend." That common saying may contain some truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent housepets. In the first place, people enjoy the companionship of cats. Many cats are affectionate. They will snuggle up and ask to be petted, or scratched under the chin. Who can resist

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    Essay Length: 445 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Doll House - Irreconcilable Views of Men and Women

    A Doll House - Irreconcilable Views of Men and Women

    A Doll House: Irreconcilable Views of Men and Women Throughout history, men and women’s roles in society have created them to have irreconcilable views with each other. Their opposing opinions are based on different outlooks regarding various aspects of their lives. The way a person views themselves depends on their culture and the time period and which they live in. One issue that causes clashing of ideas between men and woman is their responsibility

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Doll House and Ghosts – Compare/ Contrast

    A Doll House and Ghosts – Compare/ Contrast

    Men often entrap females into oppressive roles in society. In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House, Torvald Helmer treats his wife Nora as a doll; whereas in Ghosts, Pastor Manders believes Mrs. Alving should be a trophy wife and protect her dead husband’s reputation. Both Torvald and Manders brainwash Nora and Mrs. Alving, respectively, to behave according to what their own expectations. Because Nora and Mrs. Alving are afraid to cross the expectations of Torvald and

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    Essay Length: 370 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Jack

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