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  • Deadly Unna?

    Deadly Unna?

    In the novel Deadly Unna?, Phillip Gwynne uses the game of Australian Rules football (AFL) and his main character to explore the discourse of racism in a small South Australian coastal community. Through Gary Black (Blacky), the narrator, the reader becomes aware of the town’s racist ideology, its marginalisation of the Nunga community and is positioned to reject the racist views of the town. From the first, the narrator, Blacky informs the reader that there

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Deadman Wonderland

    Deadman Wonderland

    Deadman Wonderland It was a normal Ooctober day for Jjake he was out of school for a week for halloween. His town was really big on celebrating it. And so was he it was the only thing he looked forward to all year. Jake and his friends always go to a haunted house for halloween. But this year they decided to pass due to the story of the kid from texas being eaten alive

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    Submitted: March 2, 2016 By: DustinPederson1
  • Deaf Again

    Deaf Again

    Born hearing to deaf, signing parents, Mark gradually lost his hearing. Despite the fact that his deaf parents preferred sign communication, Mark was raised and educated without the use of sign language. His parents and grandparents were concerned that sign might interfere with speech and restrict his educational achievement. Although Mark became increasingly hard-of-hearing, he worked hard to "pass" as a hearing person. This ambition, he later discovered, actually constricted his development and limited

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    Essay Length: 507 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Deaf Again - Book Review

    Deaf Again - Book Review

    Book Report on Deaf Again The book, Deaf Again, written by Mark Drolsbaugh, is an autobiography telling his life story which starts with a young boy growing up who goes through the process of losing his hearing and then, as he gets older, he struggles with trying to fit in as a normal child. When Mark was very young, he could hear fairly well then gradually he went hard of hearing until he eventually went

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Deaf like Me

    Deaf like Me

    “DEAF LIKE ME” By: Thomas Spradley & James Spradley My first reaction to this book was not good. I had barely gotten into it and the parents were contemplating aborting this precious little child just because it might turn out to be abnormal. It wasn’t even a sure thing that the child might be different; just a possibility. Still, they wanted to abort this tiny life on the mere possibility and would have if the

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Dear Sisters

    Dear Sisters

    Free twenty-four-hour community run day care; abortions on demand; wages for housework were the radical demands of the early women's liberation movement. The book Dear sisters: Dispatches from the WomenЎЇs Liberation Movement contains a collection of broadsides, cartoons, manifestos, songs and other writings from the early years of the women's movement (1967-1977) which is beaming with energy and the intense spirit of the movement that drastically altered American society. The editors Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Bred
  • Death

    Death

    Poetry Final Death Without death there could be no life. Although dying is inevitable for the living, it’s a reality people are afraid to face. Many people simply fear the unknown, many people fear they will face consequences from their life once they die, and others just don’t want this wonderful ride to end. Death leaves people questioning what they believe in and what’s important. To lose someone you love is a grief everyone will

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • Death and Corruption in Hamlet

    Death and Corruption in Hamlet

    Death And Corruption In Hamlet Harold Blume said it best when he said, "Hamlet is deaths ambassador to us." Throughout Hamlet, we have the images of death, decay, rottenness, and corruption pressed upon us. The imagery corresponds with the plot of the play perfectly, all culminating with the gravedigger scene. The corruption images illuminate the actions of the people in Claudius' court, beginning with Claudius' own actions. The beginning of the play lets us know

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    Essay Length: 1,572 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Mikki
  • Death and Decay of the Southern Ideal

    Death and Decay of the Southern Ideal

    Death and Decay of the Southern Ideal In William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily” the reader is introduced to the small, post-civil war town, of Jefferson, Mississippi. Jefferson, while fictional, embodies the erosion of Southern ideals and beliefs dating back to pre-civil war Mississippi. The encroachment of the New South is echoed in the mussing of the narrator, who represents the community of Jefferson as he reminisces about the central character in

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    Essay Length: 489 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: regina
  • Death Be Not Proud

    Death Be Not Proud

    The book Death Be Not Proud has many points of significance, all of which were realized after the tragic death of a son. The points of significance all reflect major life lessons that all people should live by. Those life lessons include never taking life for granted, a person should always strive to succeed, having a positive attitude leads others to be happy, and to stay by the people you love through rough times. These

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Death Be Not Proud

    Death Be Not Proud

    Death Be Not Proud The book “Death Be Not Proud,” written by John Gunther, is the story of author John Gunther’s son Johnny. Gunther writes this book in memory of his son. Gunther focuses on three main aspects that outline Johnny’s life and the type of individual he was. The three main focuses Gunther depicts are: Johnny’s mental and physical characteristics as those of an adolescent and an adult, his bravery and strength of will,

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    Essay Length: 1,419 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Janna
  • Death in Venice

    Death in Venice

    To have an understanding of the use of disease as a metaphor in Thomas Mann’s novella Death In Venice, it is useful to understand the concept of disease itself. According to Webster’s Dictionary, 1913 edition, disease is defined as the “lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet.” These words do embody the struggles of the great author, and main character of the novella, Gustav Aschenbach, but it is the description of disease as “an

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Sales Man

    Death of a Sales Man

    No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflices that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. The book of a Salesman, is written by Arthur Miller. It takes place at Willy Loman’s - A 63

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Jack
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Values and Attitudes of the Author The way fiction texts begin and end provides a clear indication of the dominant values and attitudes supported by the author Values and attitudes that the author supports are often reflected in their writing, whether it be in the themes that are involved in the story, or the way it begins and ends. The author adopts a particular point of view and uses that point of view throughout the

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman “The American dream is, in part, responsible for a great deal of crime and violence because people feel that the country owes them not only a living but a good living.” Said David Abrahansen. This is true and appropriate in the case of Willy Loman, and his son Biff Loman. Both are eager to obtain their American dream, even though both have completely different views of what that dream should be.

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman is a play best summed up in its title, it is just that, the death of a salesman. This death is not necessarily the physical end to a human life, but the crumbling end to the dreams of Willie Loman, the play's main character. The three main parts to Willie's world are his job, his family, and his image as seen by the rest of the world. Although these

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Top
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is a salesman who is trying to make a happy living for him and his family to survive on. He tries but he is not the best at selling things, he tries to convince everyone that he is, but he and his family both know that he is not that great. I don’t believe that he can be considered a tragic hero because he was never a hero

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: regina
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Arthur Miller wrote Death of a Salesman in 1949 and established himself as a respected modern American author. He was born in 1915 in New York City. He began writing plays when he was a student at the University of Michigan; even though, his family suffered financial problems with the depression and had to work to get his college education. His play Death of a Salesman won a Pulitzer prize and was made into

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Janna
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with theses personal conflicts can differ as much as people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman’s technique in Death of a salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman In Death of a Salesman, a play written by Arthur Miller, Miller reflects the theme that every man needs to be honest with him self and act in accordance with his nature by displaying success and failure in different lights. Miller embodies the theme through characters in the play by explaining how their success and failures in being true to themselves help shapes their fates. Strongest evidence of Miller’s theme is

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is a salesman who is trying to make a happy living for him and his family to survive on. He tries but he is not the best at selling things, he tries to convince everyone that he is, but he and his family both know that he is not that great. I don’t believe that he can be considered a tragic hero because he was never a hero

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Darren Ben-Ari Mrs. Rowe English III March 24, 1998 Death of a salesman Death of a salesman The Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller is a controversial play of a typical American family and their desire to live the American dream “Rather than a tragedy or failure as the play is often described. Death of a Salesman dramatizes a failure of [that] dream” (Cohn 51). The story is told through the delusional eyes and

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with theses personal conflicts can differ as much as people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. Willy Lowman’s technique in Death of a salesman, leads to very severe consequences. Willy never really

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Janna
  • Death of a Salesman & Oedipus the King

    Death of a Salesman & Oedipus the King

    An overwhelming desire for personal contentment and unprecedented reputation can often result in a sickly twisted distortion of reality. In Sophocles' Oedipus the King, a man well-known for his intellect and wisdom finds himself blind to the truth of h life and his parentage. Arthur Miller's play, The Death of a Salesman, tells of a tragic character so wrapped up in his delusional world that reality and illusion fuse causing an internal explosion that

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Death of a Salesman (analysis and Personal Reaction)

    Death of a Salesman (analysis and Personal Reaction)

    Death of Salesman is a a very deep play written by Arthur Miller about a salesman struggling to keep his grip on reality and his family. This play is a memory play, switching from present to past and vice versa whenever Willy, the salesman and father of the family, has a moment of insanity and returns to times gone by. Being memory, it allows for music to announce emotions and characters, and well as exaggerations

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    Essay Length: 2,777 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Death of a Salesman - Happy Lowman

    Death of a Salesman - Happy Lowman

    Harold Loman (Miller 79), or Happy as one may know him, never truly saw the epiphany of the ‘American Dream.’ He was just “blown full of hot air,” he never knew what was reality and what wasn’t (105). From the day that Happy was born, to the day his father died, and most likely till the day he would die, he never once saw the truth behind his ‘phony’ of a father. Happy, not only

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Top
  • Death of a Salesman, Wuthering Heights, and a Clockwork Orange

    Death of a Salesman, Wuthering Heights, and a Clockwork Orange

    There is nothing quite like a book the reader never wants to put down. To achieve this a novel must have interesting characters, a dilemma, and convey a lesson. Wuthering Heights, A Clockwork Orange, and The Death of Salesmen each contain these three main elements. All these books keep the reader interested. A Clockwork Orange does the best at fulfilling the readers interests. This novel has well developed characters. Even though the main character, Alex,

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Death of a Salesman: The Quest for Success

    Death of a Salesman: The Quest for Success

    Annamarie Hill Ms. DiFredirico AP English, Period 5 17 December 2005 Death of a Salesman DEATH OF A SALESMAN: THE QUEST FOR SUCCESS What is the “American Dream?” How does one define success? Many people hold different views on how to obtain true happiness. One common view is the accomplishment of something yearned. A majority of individuals desire love, compassion, and a family. On the other hand, there are those concerned with self-image, material items,

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    Essay Length: 1,385 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Monika
  • Death of a Salesmen

    Death of a Salesmen

    In Death of a Salesman, Biff's perception of society is altered through a chain of events throughout the play. His unrealistic expectations about how to succeed, learned from his father, eventually caused the destruction of his fantasies. His concept of an ideal society, where being liked is what is needed to succeed, is harshly changed to a reality where he must realize that hard work and devotion are necessary to prosper. Biff’s father, Willy,

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    Essay Length: 508 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Death of a Salsman

    Death of a Salsman

    Relationships come in all shapes and sizes. Everyone has at least one relationship in there relationship in there life, and if there lucky they will have more. Two pieces of literature that illustrate the theme of relationship are Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman, and Robert Frost's poem "The Death of a Hired Man". The authors use of characterization and symbolism proves the theme of relationship, among Willy and his son Biff and spouse,

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    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Victor
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