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  • Lord of the Flies; an Attempt to Trace the Defects of Human Nature

    Lord of the Flies; an Attempt to Trace the Defects of Human Nature

    Lord of the Flies "An attempt to trace the defects of human society back to the defects of human nature. The moral is that the shape of a society must depend on the ethical nature of the individual and not on any political system however apparently logical or respectable.” Lord of the Flies by William Golding is about a group of British boys who get plane-wrecked on a deserted island. The boys cooperate, gather fruit,

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flies My name is Piggy the first day I met Ralph I thought I was going to have a best friend. Come to find out he is the complete opposite of what I expected. The first thing he does is call me Piggy, a name that I got from being teased in school. Then I showed Ralph how to use the sea shell as a conch and he does not even

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flies “This is an island. At least I think it’s and island. That’s a reef out in the sea. Perhaps there are not any grownups anywhere.” The Lord of the Flies is about a plain full of British boys that get stranded on an island. They start out peaceful and orderly and eventually descend into savagery. Is this book only about boys stranded on an island, or is it about something more?

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Lord of the Rings

    Lord of the Rings

    In The Hobbit the danger and the excitement reach a peak when the forces of good seem about to be overcome by the forces of evil. In The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien builds to two simultaneous peaks. One occurs at the point when Sauron's forces sweep down on the small army led by Aragorn at the gates of Mordor. The other occurs inside Mordor, as Frodo struggles with Gollum on the edge of the

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Yan
  • Lord of the Rings

    Lord of the Rings

    It is easy for the reader who enters the enchanted realm of Tolkien's own work to be lost in the magic of the Middle-Earth and to forbear to ask questions. Surrounded by elves, hobbits, dragons and orcs, wandering the pristine fields and woods, described with such loving care they seem almost real, it is easy to forget there is another world outside, the world in which John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, an Oxford don, lived and

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Lord of the Rings - the Fellowship of the Ring

    Lord of the Rings - the Fellowship of the Ring

    Vol. I - THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING: The story starts with the twentieth birthday-party for Frodo Baggins, a Hobbit who lives with his brother Sam in a mythical land called the Shire. Frodo owns a magic Ring that makes him invisible when he wears it, a gift from his cousin Bilbo who stole it from the hoard of a Dragon years ago. One day the old wizard Gandalf comes to the Shire, and he

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • Lord of the Rings I

    Lord of the Rings I

    Bibliographical Information: J.R.R. Tolkien , Lord Of The Rings. New York: Ballentine Books, 1965 Cast of Characters: • Frodo- the main character and new owner of the ring. • Sam- Frodos brother • Sauron- and evil being • Gollum- stole the ring the second time • Bombaldi- old friend of Frodo The story starts with the twentieth birthday-party for Frodo Baggins, a Hobbit who lives with his brother Sam in a mythical land called

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

    Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring. In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and the Dark Lord, forged the one ring, filing it with his own power so that he could rule all other. But the one ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth, it remained lost to him. After many years it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, a

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Lord of the Rings, Fellowship of the Ring

    Lord of the Rings, Fellowship of the Ring

    Lord of the rings, Fellowship of the ring By: J.J.R Tolkin, print date: Oct, 1965 The story starts with the 33rd birthday-party for Frodo Baggans, and the 111th birthday party for Bilbo Baggans, Hobbits who live in a mythical land called the Shire. Frodo’s best friend is his gardner Sam. Frodo owns a magic Ring which makes him invisible when he wears it, a gift from his cousin Bilbo who stole it from Gollum years

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lorem Ipsum

    Lorem Ipsum

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus metus enim, gravida ut vulputate sed, tincidunt in odio. Sed non nulla id est mollis fermentum. Vestibulum ut massa at lorem placerat euismod. Phasellus tristique sollicitudin nibh id porttitor. In at est ac est consectetur interdum ac vel nunc. Aliquam rutrum aliquet tincidunt. Donec suscipit quam at metus volutpat euismod. In ante massa, accumsan et sagittis consequat, venenatis congue tellus. In et eros nec quam gravida

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: coldfrappe
  • Lorraine Hansberry's Play - a Raisin in the Sun

    Lorraine Hansberry's Play - a Raisin in the Sun

    The characters in Lorraine Hansberry^s play are very significant in understanding the play. The characters are examples of they way Lorraine lived day by day her live when she was a kid. The success of the play was brought out by the characters and her way of keeping our interest with each one of them. They characters are very critical in understanding the play. There were four main characters that made the play a sellout,

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Victor
  • Lost Colony

    Lost Colony

    “The Lost Colony” The colony of Roanoke as been the topic of discussion for a years because of this bizarre happening. Many different ideas have been thrown around about what exactly happened in 1587. Roanoke Island was the site of the 16th century Roanoke Colony, the first English colony in the New World in what was then called Virginia, in honor of England's ruling monarch, Queen Elizabeth I. There were two major groups of settlers

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Love

    Love

    Love is a word with many definitions. Although, Webster defines love as a strong feeling of attraction resulting from sexual desire; enthusiasm or fondness. But to me love is not just a feeling, but it is the way that you treat the ones you care for. You should treat the ones you love so considerately through your actions they'll know you care and love them. Love in my eyes, is making that sacrifice for

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Top
  • Love & Sacrifice in a Tale of Two Cities

    Love & Sacrifice in a Tale of Two Cities

    Throughout the book, A Tale of Two Cities the theme of sacrifice is used to help the reader realize the cost of life, as well as to develop the plot through the effects of those sacrifices. Through the characters of Sydney Carton, Dr. Manette, and Ms. Pross the theme of sacrifice is developed. The theme of sacrifice brings key aspects of the plot together, and Carton's sacrifice brings the novel to closer in the end.

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Love a German

    Love a German

    Richler devotes so little of his argument to the original causes of his reading, and so much more to the causes, as the focus of the essay is not about himself as a child, but rather the discovery of a brilliant novel. He is directing is analysis more on the impact the novel had on his life, rather than his life before the novel. Richler describes many effects on his life after reading novels. He

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • Love and Hate "shakespear"

    Love and Hate "shakespear"

    Love and Hate In Shakespeare's play "Othello" there are two main characters to compare and contrast in this drama. Iago is one of the more interesting characters; Iago can be described as an evil, jealous, manipulative and revenge seeking characters. In fact Iago us so manipulative throughout the entire play that it benefits him, but also causes his wife Emilia, Othello, Desdemona, and Rodgerio to die. Iago's plots are skill fully crafted, and he pays

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Edward
  • Love and Hate - Romeo and Juliet

    Love and Hate - Romeo and Juliet

    In “Romeo and Juliet “by William Shakespeare, two star crossed lovers in their teenage years, in the beautiful city of Verona, Italy fall in love, yet come across the problem between their families hatred. There are many different types of love shown in the play such as the love between Romeo and Juliet and the of the other characters, yet the love between the two are. The love shown to Juliet by Nurse is a

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    Submitted: March 29, 2017 By: miamia25
  • Love and Hate in Jamestown

    Love and Hate in Jamestown

    David A. Price, Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation (New York: Alfred A. Knopf) As a young child many of us are raised to be familiar with the Pocahontas and John Smith story. Whether it was in a Disney movie or at a school play that one first learned of Jamestown, students want to believe that this romantic relationship really did occur. As one ages,

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Love and Hate in Jamestown

    Love and Hate in Jamestown

    David A. Price, Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation (New York: Alfred A. Knopf) As a young child many of us are raised to be familiar with the Pocahontas and John Smith story. Whether it was in a Disney movie or at a school play that one first learned of Jamestown, students want to believe that this romantic relationship really did occur. As one ages,

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Love and Marriage in Austen and Nair

    Love and Marriage in Austen and Nair

    Although they occur in extremely different times, I think that there are parallels between the relationships of Mina and Demetrius in Mississippi Masala and Anne and Captain Wentworth in Persuasion. In both mediums, the women are torn between their families and their relationships with their lovers. In Mississippi the prejudices that Mina’s family has are racial, while in Persuasion, Anne’s family is prejudices by wealth and social class. There are also many differences between the

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Vika
  • Love at Second Glance

    Love at Second Glance

    In theory, people make decisions about becoming involved, romantically or otherwise, with other people based upon a number of criteria with which they evaluate the qualities of the other person. In some situations an individual may consciously think about the criteria, or qualities, they are looking for in that individual and then evaluate if the person meets the criteria. In most cases however the person does not consciously think out this process, but simply

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Steve
  • Love Is a Battlefield

    Love Is a Battlefield

    Love Is a Battlefield Yesterday was just like any ordinary day in the life of me, Emily Dickinson; although, the most interesting thing happened. For the first time in 5 years, I was asked out on a date. The man who wished to take me out was decent looking, seemed fairly nice, and goes by the name Walt Whitman. Given that it has been a lonely 5 years, I agreed. "I'll pick you up at

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Michelle
  • Love Medicine

    Love Medicine

    Love Medicine is a compelling story of love, power, and pride. Its’ collection of characters all tell there own story offering different opinions and views. This variety makes the story very interesting. The reader gets to know each character very personally because of all the different views. Many of the same events are described differently by each character, as expected. But this variance allows the reader to draw his own conclusions and affords the opportunity

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • Love Story

    Love Story

    LOVE STORY By Erich Segal The story is told from the viewpoint of a student of low at the Harvard University called Oliver Barrett. He is part of a rich famous family from Harvard. During his senior year he met Jeniffer Cavilleri, a Radcliffe music student, who is yet to become his love. At the beginning their relationship didn’t go so well and they tend to disagree a lot. Eventually they fell in love. Oliver

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Vika
  • Love Theme in the Kite Runner

    Love Theme in the Kite Runner

    Love Theme in The Kite Runner The Relationship between Amir and Hassan Hassan was loyal to Amir through everything because that is the personality he was born with, because he grew up with Amir and looked up to him as a brother a friend, not because he was born a Hazara and not simply because he was Amir’s servant. Amir never asked Hassan to do anything like that for him. This accentuated Hassan’s love and

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Jack
  • Love's True Reply

    Love's True Reply

    Love's True Reply There are many notions of love and perhaps numerous discerning views of the role that courtship plays between a man and women. The fact remains true: love like all emotions is directly tied to time, the passage of time and its effects on the given situation. The idea that the “courtier”, most often the active male, and the “courted”, or notably the passive female, represents a structure of power so prominent in

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Monika
  • Love: Torn Between Passion and Great Hate in the House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

    Love: Torn Between Passion and Great Hate in the House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

    Love: Torn Between Passion and Great Hate Love is a constant reminder throughout The House of Spirits, by Isabel Allende; it flows freely through each and every character in one way or another. Allende has written a novel where at one point of another each and every one of the characters is deeply in love. The relationships and the love that these characters are in are never clearly defined. And though love itself mean something

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Lovely Bones

    Lovely Bones

    A lot of times we make plans, we think we can keep putting them off, but too many people take life for granted and sometimes that next day doesn’t come around. You know we are all guilty of this and it is time to get it together and stop waiting till the last minute for friends and family. In Alice Sebolds novel “The Lovely Bones” the two main characters are Susie Salmon and Mr. Harvey.

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Lovely Bones Vs Lucky

    Lovely Bones Vs Lucky

    Shadow of Compassion Alice Sebold writes two compelling novels; Lucky, a memoir revealing her own rape. Then Lovely Bones, a fictional story based on the rape and dismemberment of Susie Salmon, a fourteen year old girl. In both, Sebold reveals the emotional roller coaster ride the families embark on as a result of the traumatic experience. Sebold and Susie both express a constant desire to reach out to their family, particularly their fathers; in hopes

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    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: kmullen86
  • Loves Music Loves to Dance

    Loves Music Loves to Dance

    When a friend needs help collecting data for a TV programme she is planning on personal ad dating, Erin and Darcy are more than happy to help her out by answering ads and going out on a few dates with some of the guys. It's a bit of a laugh and gets them out socialising, not that either of the girls need to use the personal columns to get dates. Erin is a jewellery designer,

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    Essay Length: 299 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Tasha
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