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  • 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

    20000 Leagues Under the Sea

    ----------------------------------- May 15, 2005 20000 Leagues Under The Sea Book Report ----------------------------------- 20000 Leagues Under The Sea The year 1866 is an important time in nautical history. It is the year that the world was first terrified by an amazing ocean going monster, the Nautilus. During that year several ships had met with this "thing," a long slender object far greater in size than any creature known to man. After numerous sightings and the pass

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    Essay Length: 1,499 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: July
  • 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

    20000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and always had a love for the sea. He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things did not work out. Jules Verne has written many very famous books such as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five Weeks in a balloon and Around the World in Eighty Days. One of his most famous books is 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

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    Essay Length: 1,576 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • 20000 Leagues Under the Sea - Book Report

    20000 Leagues Under the Sea - Book Report

    20000 Leagues Under The Sea Book Report ----------------------------------- 20000 Leagues Under The Sea Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and always had a love for the sea. He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things did not work out. Jules Verne has written many very famous books such as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five Weeks in a balloon and Around the World in Eighty Days.

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • 25 to Life

    25 to Life

    Book review of the book 25 TO LIFE Leslie Crocker Snyder is a New York Supreme Court Justice. As a child, she already had her sights set on a career in law. She entered college at 16 with her eyes on the prize. She eventually became a part of the system over 30 years ago. This career path has taken her to many interesting destinations. She looks back down the legal road in 25

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Kevin
  • 3stars

    3stars

    As time passing by, our society change. Those changes can be seen in politics, economics, even in our cultures like songs we listen to. We are all aware of that the music has power to arouse people's sympathy and make great impacts on societies. Sometimes it can become a social phenomenon. All through the ages, music is something that is absolutely imperative in our human behavior like cultural, spiritual and also social activities. Sadly, most

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    Submitted: April 27, 2011 By: tanakayasuo
  • 4 Steps of Management

    4 Steps of Management

    Management is a problem solving technique to obtain set goals and objectives. The four basic management concepts, planning, organization, leading and controlling allow management to reach these goals effectively and efficiently when applied properly. The first technique is planning. A good manager will have a good plan in place to accomplish the goal and objective. Without a plan the project will never succeed. A goal has to be set along with the best way to

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • 4th Year Bivy Trip to Petersburg: General Review

    4th Year Bivy Trip to Petersburg: General Review

    Patricia Reddington G003053954th Year Bivy Trip 4th YEAR BIVY TRIP TO PETERSBURG: GENERAL REVIEW The planning for this trip began in the heritage lab after a very informal splitting of the class. One side of the room would bring a group to Achill while the other half would bring a group to Petersburg. No great discussions took place about who wanted to go where and everyone seemed happy with the group they were in. Some

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    Submitted: April 2, 2016 By: trishred23
  • 5 Love Laguages

    5 Love Laguages

    This is yet another wonderful book written by Gary Chapman who is internationally known and respected as a marriage and family life therapist for over 40 years. This book unveils the way people communicate among each other through five love languages. Having the knowledge of these five love languages will directly affect your relationship with your spouse. I, personally, have been inspired, motivated, and propelled to a new and sophisticated way of observing the way

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    Essay Length: 556 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Wendy
  • 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Fight the Right

    50 Simple Things You Can Do to Fight the Right

    As the title states, this book describes a number of things that anyone can do to counteract the Right's strong influence in present-day America. Some of the actions included require little or no effort. Join a progressive group, be it local or international. Take back control of the American political vocabulary. Donate a subscription to a progressive magazine to your local library. Become familiar with the parts of the Bible that support progressive positions. Visit

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • 8-Ball Chicks: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters

    8-Ball Chicks: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters

    8-Ball Chicks: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters 8-Ball Chicks: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters is a compelling glimpse into the lives of females in gangs. The book highlights two things: these women do exist, and they are screaming for help. The book's author, Gini Sikes, is a New York-based journalist who spent two years chronicling the worlds of these girls and women in three cities--Los Angeles,

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jack
  • A "good" Man Is Hard to Find

    A "good" Man Is Hard to Find

    A "Good" Man Is Hard To Find By: Veronica Roland E-mail: TwinVee2000@collegeclub.com A "Goodman" Is Hard To Find I had never really analyzed any work of literature before this class. I read books and stories for fun but never to analyze them. I now understand that in any piece of literature there is always a background or hidden agenda that the author wants the reader to get from the reading. In this paper I am

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Edward
  • A & P , Cathedral

    A & P , Cathedral

    In my personal opinion John Updike’s story A & P is the best story we’ve read in class so far. He does a phenomenal job drawling his readers into the scene and setting. What made this story unique in my mind are his narration, characters, and points. Updike did a wonderful job with using Sammy to narrate this story. I like the fact that the speech is informal and easy to relate to. Sammy’s ramblings

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • A and P

    A and P

    A&P In the short story ?A&P?, Sammy a young checker at the A&P, a local grocery store, experiences some unusual customers that end up affecting his entire life through a series of events. First person narration, characterization, motivation, geographical setting, and symbolism are a few of the ways the author, John Updike gives the reader an inside look into the adolescents mind. All of these literary devices enhance the meanings of the story?s symbols as

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Battle of the Heart Lord of the Rings

    A Battle of the Heart Lord of the Rings

    A Battle of the Heart In the book The Lord of the Rings, the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien Frodo Baggins was raised by Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit that disappeared without a trace and came back with wild stories and a ring, which he kept a secret from almost everyone, and the Ring helped him disappear during his 111th birthday. As his heir Frodo inherited not only the Bag End but the ring,

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Victor
  • A Bend in the Road

    A Bend in the Road

    Diary Entry 1: I'm sitting at Missy ryan's funeral, it's at the Edpiscopal church in downtown New Bern. Even though the church sits five hundred people, there still wasn't enough room. People were crowding outside the doors, waiting to pay their respects. Ican see her husband Miles and their five year old son Jonah sitting in the front row. Miles was pale and showed no emotion, Jonah wasn't even old enough to understand that he

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Max
  • A Bicycle

    A Bicycle

    A bicycle is a vehicle with two wheels that you ride by steering with handlebars and by pedaling. The name of the modern vehicle dates from 1869. In 1690 a Frenchman invented the celeriferek consisting of a wooden bem to which the wheels were affixed. The vehicle has not handlebar, the rider sat on a cusion on the beam and propelled and steered the machine by pushing his or her feet against the ground. In

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Max
  • A Book Report of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

    A Book Report of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

    A Book Report of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Lord Arthur Savile's Crime is a short semi-comic mystery story written by Oscar Wilde and was first published in The Court and Society Review, in late 1887. Known for intriguing and whimsical style, Oscar Wilde remains to be one of the most famous English writers in the nineteenth century. At that time, aestheticism had been widely spread and highly appraised. As one of the most eminent aesthetes

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    Submitted: June 7, 2017 By: s1moen
  • A Book Report of Pride and Prejudice

    A Book Report of Pride and Prejudice

    A Book Report of Pride and Prejudice An introduction to the author Jane Auston (16 December,1775 – 18 July,1817) was one of the most famous English novelists whose works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century. Although she never married in her all life, her plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favorable social standing and economic security. She is part of the

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    Submitted: December 1, 2018 By: Juliana He
  • A Book Report on the Cuckoo's Egg by Cliff Stoll - a Cuckoo's Fledgling

    A Book Report on the Cuckoo's Egg by Cliff Stoll - a Cuckoo's Fledgling

    A Book report on “The Cuckoo’s Egg” by Cliff Stoll A Cuckoo’s Fledgling Although the 1980s are not generally thought of as a decade of innocence, there were, however, a few pockets of juvenile utopia. One such example was the rapidly expanding “online” community, with its assortment of up-and-coming networks that were, to many technically inclined users, a virtual “McDonald’s Play Place” with slides, ball pits and winding tubes to explore, all rapped in a

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    Essay Length: 308 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Brave New World Vs. 1984

    A Brave New World Vs. 1984

    A Brave New World vs. 1984 There are many similarities and differences between Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World and George Orwell's 1984. With my analysis of both novels, I have come to the conclusion that they are not as alike as you would believe. A Brave New World is a novel about the struggle of John, ‘the savage,’ who rejects the society of the Brave New World when and discovers that he could never

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Jack
  • A Brief Analysis of American Lesbian Liberation Movement in the Late 20th Century

    A Brief Analysis of American Lesbian Liberation Movement in the Late 20th Century

    上海外国语大学毕业论文 Shanghai International Studies University A Brief Analysis of American Lesbian Liberation Movement in the Late 20th Century A Thesis Presented to College of English Language and Literature In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for The Degree of Bachelor of Arts By Liang Boning Under the Supervision of Professor Wang Enming April 2014 ________________ Acknowledgements In writing this thesis, I have had the support and encouragement of many people, and it is my great honor

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    Submitted: March 6, 2016 By: taylor987
  • A Brief History of Comics

    A Brief History of Comics

    Comics: In the Beginning The modern comic, as we know it, began in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World on February 17,1895. The comic, drawn by Richard F. Outcault, was based on the life of Mickey Dugan, an Irish immigrant child in the city. Although the strip had no name, people have dubbed it the "Yellow Kid" because the nightshirt worn by Mickey Dugan was the projection for an experiment in yellow ink by the newspaper.

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Burning Desire

    A Burning Desire

    “How like a mirror, too, her face. Impossible; for how many people did you know who refracted your own light to you?”(11). She was different, and difference was a hard thing to come by. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Montag lives in a world where everyone is just as lonely and brainwashed as he is, until he met her. Through the character of Clarisse, Montag finds true love and curiosity. He questions conformity and seeks

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Catcher in the Rye

    A Catcher in the Rye

    A Catcher In The Rye - Summary The Catcher in the Rye is narrated by Holden Caulfield, a sixteen year-old boy recuperating in a rest home from a nervous breakdown, some time in 1950. Holden tells the story of his last day at a school called Pencey Prep, and of his subsequent psychological meltdown in New York City. Holden has been expelled from Pencey for academic failure, and after an unpleasant evening with his self-satisfied

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    Essay Length: 393 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Change in Character

    A Change in Character

    A Change in Character Joseph Addison once said, "Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty." Doubts, the cause of jealousy, will cause madness in a person as long as that person is in doubt. This madness is put to rest once all doubts are ceased. In the Tragedy of Othello, our main character, Othello, proves this quote to be true as he lets

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    Essay Length: 2,006 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Change in Time

    A Change in Time

    When I was a child the world was different. I remember my grandmother telling me the same back in 2017. It is now 2092; the world has come to a disaster. I live with my grandchildren and daughter. Over these 75 years technology advanced to the point of humans getting fed through a hologram, everyone lost their jobs because human robots took our place, houses were built themselves also worked themselves with a voice

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    Submitted: June 5, 2017 By: izzymarrone
  • A Character Analysis of Lago

    A Character Analysis of Lago

    Iago is one of the most interesting characters in the tragedy "Othello" by William Shakespeare. Through some carefully thought-out words and actions, Iago is able to manipulate others to do things in a way that benefits him and gets him closer to his goals. He is the driving force in this play, pushing Othello and everyone else towards the tragic ending. Iago is not the typical villain in any story or play. The role he

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine

    A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine

    This essay tells the life and work of Charles Banks, Booker T. Washington's chief lieutenant in Mississippi; he was an African American leader in the state and most influential black businessmen in the early decades of the 20th century. This book was to enlighten people about who Charles banks was and how he was important to our history. Charles Banks was born March 25, 1973, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, to Daniel A. and Sallie Ann

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Child Called "it"

    A Child Called "it"

    Heather Fonte Ms. Butterfield - 59704 A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer Setting: The setting takes place in March of 1973 in Daly City, California. Characters: Dave Pelzer - Dave is a smart and strong willed boy that gets abused by his mother. “Mother can beat me all she wants, but I haven’t let her take away my will to somehow survive.” Mother - She is Dave’s abusive mother. Most of the time she’s

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Janna
  • A Child Called "it"

    A Child Called "it"

    There is much to admire about Dave Pelzer. He proudly served his country during Desert Storm, and has received commendations from Presidents Reagan, Bush the First, and Clinton for his work as a motivational speaker. His other honors include being named California's Volunteer of the Year in 1990, one of 1993's Ten Outstanding Young Americans, and one of the Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 1994. In addition, he is a best-selling author and

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    Essay Length: 2,069 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Andrew

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