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  • White Teacher Reflection

    White Teacher Reflection

    “‘My Children are black. They don’t look like your children. They know that they are black, and we want it recognized. It’s a positive difference, an interesting difference, and a comfortable natural difference. At least it could be so, if you teachers learned to value difference more. What you value, you talk about.’” p.12 The things that Mrs. Hawkins says to Mrs. Paley are things that really stuck out to me. I think that if

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • White Teeth

    White Teeth

    I found the book White Teeth to be very interesting, it tackled a lot of issues that maybe somewhat common nowadays but approached it in a very universal way so that anyone from any background could understand it. The book touches on what it’s like for families of different cultural backgrounds to come together and live somewhere completely unlike where they are from and try to teach their children to keep their the families traditional

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Who Caused the Trojan War?

    Who Caused the Trojan War?

    Who Caused the Trojan War? The Trojan war; one of the longest and most remembered war in the history of Greek mythology. Millions of people died, family's were broken and a few people were to blame for this. One of the most significant influences to the Trojan War was the Beautiful Helen. Helen disowned her country and her people, she knew the consequences and she chose love over loyalty. Agamemnon is another cause of the

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Artur
  • Who Is Crazier? Compare/contrast Essay

    Who Is Crazier? Compare/contrast Essay

    I picked two short stories that I would like to compare and contrast in this essay. The first story is called “The Yellow Wall- Paper” and was written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The second story I chose is called “A Rose for Emily” and was written by William Faulkner. Both of these stories are about women who have serious mental problems. These stories are similar in that aspect, but there are also some differences.

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Who Is Responsible for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who Is Responsible for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    "Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever." –Anonymous "Hatred does not cease through hatred at anytime. Hatred cease through love. This is an unalterable law." –Buddha Love and hatred are defined as two extremely opposite terms literally; however, they are combined perfectly to provide the prerequisites of the tragic ending. Love impels Romeo and Juliet to surmount any obstacles place between them. Nevertheless, love is

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    Submitted: February 8, 2011 By: shauna
  • Who Is the Green Knight?

    Who Is the Green Knight?

    Who is the Green Knight? The Green Knight is described as an unusual and supernatural figure in the fourteenth century story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Throughout the story he is portrayed as a very confident individual who intends to play a game with one of the knights of the Round Table. In doing this, the Green Knight hopes to show that the knights of the Round Table indeed have flaws and weaknesses;

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    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: amy43
  • Who Is the Narrator of “the Tell-Tale Heart”?

    Who Is the Narrator of “the Tell-Tale Heart”?

    Who is the narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart”? What do we know about him? Does he fit within the framework of other Gothic protagonists? Poe doesn't unequivocally let us know whether the storyteller is male or female. An anonymous narrator tells the story by attempting to persuade the pursuer of his logical soundness while portraying a murder he did. The storyteller appears to be utterly sad, a basket case and deadly motivations, and outrageous

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    Submitted: February 9, 2019 By: kellytiana129
  • Who Is to Blame for Eva’s Death?

    Who Is to Blame for Eva’s Death?

    Who is to Blame for the Death of Eva Smith? Introduction This coursework focuses on how each character contributes to the suicide of a poor girl Eva Smith/Daisy Renton. Part 1 Gerald Croft is a young business man. He has a good steady job, a fiancйe, a promising future and is financially stable. In 'An Inspector Calls' Gerald is described as "an attractive chap, about thirty". His father owns a company called 'Crofts Limited' who

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Who Is to Blame for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who Is to Blame for the Death of Romeo and Juliet?

    In Shakespeare’s play, “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet”, the two protagonists, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, are “a pair of star-crossed lovers” [Prologue] whose tragic death “buries their parents’ strife” [Prologue]. In the play, many factors lead to the death of Romeo and Juliet; among these are fate, impulsive love and the rivalry between the Montague and Capulet family. As one of the central themes of the play, fate plays an important role in

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is to Blame?

    Who Is To Blame? At a home game against the Indianapolis Pacers, Detroit Pistons Center Ben Wallace reacted with fury against Pacer’s forward Ron Artest after a hard technical foul by Artest. An argument ensued followed by a shoving match between the two which got both teams involved. In a matter of minutes the brawl escalated into the seats of the fans, with some fans throwing fists and full cups of beer at the athlete,

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Jon
  • Who Killed Norton McCarthy

    Who Killed Norton McCarthy

    Who killed Norton McCarthy ? To figure out the case of who may have killed Norton McCarthy on November 30th we must examine if the prime suspect is at fault. Even though Simon Fletcher has an alibi there are holes in his story. By analyzing what Simon Fletcher did on the day of the murder we can come up with conclusions on what might have happened and the time frame we are looking at

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    Essay Length: 504 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Jon
  • Who Moved My Cheese

    Who Moved My Cheese

    Introduction "Who Moved My Cheese?" tells a story of change, of how we react to it, and the trouble we can find ourselves in when we don't follow that change. The story is about four characters, two mice, and two "little people." The characters live in a maze chasing cheese. The cheese represents anything we chase after in life and believe it will make us happy. The story details the trials and troubles we all

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life

    Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life

    Who Moved My Cheese: A New Outlook on Life Who Moved My Cheese focuses on change. The story begins with the characters: Angela, Nathan, Carlos, and Jessica, and Michael who are old school friends who gather to reminisce about the different paths their lives have taken. The group all talks about how their lives have ended up completely unlike how they had expected. Michael offers his take on the theme of change and decides to

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Who or What Is Most Responsible for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

    Who or What Is Most Responsible for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

    “Who or what is most responsible for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?” Why is it that we as human beings feel the need to blame someone for every negative situation, which occurs? If we really look at the situation with any great depth, we may discover that an almost endless amount of things may be 'blamed' for the tragedy. Blaming an individual is pointless - only fate can really be blamed. The tragedy of

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Mike
  • Who Stole My Cheese? Self-Analysis

    Who Stole My Cheese? Self-Analysis

    Change, like time, is always happening. There is no way to stop it, not even for a second. Whither or not you realize it, you are always changing in every possible way. However, we commonly simplify change to only the large differences in our normal routines each day or week, whither they are expected or unexpected. These large problems can sometimes become problems for people, which is not surprising. They should be problems, whither

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • Who Was the Great Gatsby?

    Who Was the Great Gatsby?

    Nick Carraway is the narrator of “The Great Gatsby.” Nick is portrayed as a nice, honest person that listens to everyone’s problems. Nick meets the woman golfer, Jordan Baker. She is a very keen golfer. He also reunites with his cousin Daisy and her husband Tom, who Nick is not very fond of. There are many hints in the first chapter, given about some problems between Daisy and Tom. We soon discover that Tom is

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Top
  • Whos the Better Man

    Whos the Better Man

    Here in the year of 2005 surprisingly people have not changed a lot since the 1920’s. Sure we have computers, cell phones, and other advanced technology, but the people themselves have not evolved. The 1920’s was also known as the jazz era where people went out and partied, went dancing and the women starting wearing more revealing clothes. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the two main characters Tom and Gatsby

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Artur
  • Why Are They Making Me Upload a Paper Just to Sign up for This Thing?

    Why Are They Making Me Upload a Paper Just to Sign up for This Thing?

    Hi, I wanted to sign up for this for help on writing thesis statements, & they're making me do this "upload one paper" crap & I have nothing to upload right now.. so.. sorry. what the heck?! i pressed "register" after writing that sentence above ^ & they said that the paper must contain no less that 25o words.. oh my god.. so to get to the 250 words.. imma paste some lyrics from a

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    Submitted: April 26, 2011 By: loveebubbie
  • Why Businesses Borrow

    Why Businesses Borrow

    When considering the financing needs of any business, start-up or mature, there is always the underlying question of whether borrowing is a good idea. There are two critical aspects to consider before answering that question. First, why does the firm need money, and second, why is the firm borrowing money? The answers to these questions are critical when evaluating the health and stability of a firm such as Dawson Lumber Company and making the credit

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    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: nzelie
  • Why Can’t This Be Love?

    Why Can’t This Be Love?

    While reading A Farewell to Arms I noticed some peculiarities in the so called love story. The story seemed more of one of lust than love. Even though the protagonist repeatedly claims that he loved the nurse Catherine Barkley there seems to be a sense that neither one really loved the other. I found it almost hard to enjoy the story because of the lack of what I could see as a true love but

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Why Does Baltazar Refuse to Sell the Cage to the Doctor? Why Montiel Does Not Want to Receive the Cage as a Gift from Baltazar?

    Why Does Baltazar Refuse to Sell the Cage to the Doctor? Why Montiel Does Not Want to Receive the Cage as a Gift from Baltazar?

    Why does Baltazar refuse to sell the cage to the doctor? Why Montiel does not want to receive the cage as a gift from Baltazar? Baltazer refuses to sell the cage to the doctor as he has made it just for Montiel but at the end he actually has it made for Pipe, who was his son. He thought Montiel had ask his son to make him to create a cage but that wasn’t the

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    Submitted: May 23, 2015 By: dianamurilloo
  • Why Does Frankenstein Begin and End with Walton’s Letters?

    Why Does Frankenstein Begin and End with Walton’s Letters?

    Why does Frankenstein begin and end with Walton’s letters? Victor Frankenstein is a scientist whose ambition will be fatal. His story is central to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Nevertheless, Shelley gave a frame to Victor’s tale as Frankenstein begins and ends with Captain Walton’s letters. In this analysis, I will show that Shelley did not insert the letters by chance, but that they add a deeper dimension to the novel. Walton’s letters play an important role

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Monika
  • Why Does O'Henry Call His Story "the Gift of the Magi"

    Why Does O'Henry Call His Story "the Gift of the Magi"

    O' Henry's "The gift of the Magi" is a story about true love and selflessness. Anyone who reads the story for the very first time may mistake it for a fairy tale because of its title. The author calls his story "The gift of the Magi" because he wants to emphasize value of the gift and appreciate the characters: Jim and Della. The value of the gift is emphasized in the story. Della sells her

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    Submitted: May 17, 2011 By: trangpinky
  • Why Does the Correctional System Fail?

    Why Does the Correctional System Fail?

    Why does the Correctional System Fail? The correctional system fails in the sense that it does not correct gang members behavior. In fact, it seems that prison only make the problems worse. Bangers sent to prison come out looking bigger, stronger, with new enemies, and are hungry to get back on the streets. In Monster’s eyes being sent to prison is only another stepping stone in his path to O.G. status. The harsher the prison

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • Why Go to College

    Why Go to College

    My purpose and goals in attending college is to make something out of my life. No one wants to be a nobody, but sometimes it takes time in order for one to realize this. Upon graduation from high school I had no clue and was dumbfounded in what I was going to do after high school. After thinking this over and over again I started questioning myself why should I attend school? So while thinking

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: regina
  • Why I Study Literature

    Why I Study Literature

    Why I Study Literature What is literature for us? It is a colossal experience acquired by generations; priceless knowledge carried through the ages; unique emotions imprinted in words; human destinies infinitely recurring in the pages of books. Literature – a great art. It’s a life. What is literature personally for me? First of all, it is a flight from reality. While reading, you are simultaneously in several worlds, you can be anyone and anything: any

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    Submitted: May 16, 2018 By: Rita Veikuts
  • Why I Want a Husband

    Why I Want a Husband

    I want a husband; I mean who wouldn’t want a husband. A husband, by definition, is a man joined to a woman in marriage; a male spouse. Every girl grows up dreaming of the perfect husband, but when marriage comes knocking on their door, that special someone never seems to live up to that expectation. I’ve decided that by not expecting much from the beginning, I will not be disappointed in the end. In

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Top
  • Why Organics?

    Why Organics?

    I used to think about organic foods and wonder: “Why do people eat that over-priced, dirty stuff.” Whenever I would see someone at a grocery store who would buy organic foods at a substantially higher price, I would think to myself “Why? Why are you spending twice as much money on a banana just because the sticker on it says it’s organic?” I immediately judged the person as weird or stupid because I never

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Bred
  • Why Things Bite Back 90-147

    Why Things Bite Back 90-147

    “Why Things Bite Back 90-147” On pages 90-147 in “Why Things Bite Back”, Tenner explains how we attempt to improve nature and our surroundings. Earthquakes, droughts, and beaches are all problems associating with the environment. How are we trying to prevent, or at least protect ourselves from Mother Nature? Are our attempts to get rid of pests only causing more problems? Droughts can cause major national problems. Increasing wheat prices during World War I and

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: July
  • Why Washington Stopped Working by Jonathan Rouch

    Why Washington Stopped Working by Jonathan Rouch

    The overall theme of Government’s End, Why Washington Stopped Working by Jonathan Rauch is one of calling for a reform for the way in which the modern government is operated. I believe that the overall feel of the book is not so much that Jonathan Rauch has a problem with what the government can not get done, but rather what the government can not get undone. The feeling to the book is that the government

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    Essay Length: 990 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Jessica
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