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  • A Drunk Bus Driver and a Bad Accident

    A Drunk Bus Driver and a Bad Accident

    Sometimes, even from the most unsuspecting people wonderful and profound messages can originate. This is the story of one such incident when much could be learned from a person like that. On the way to school one day, this kid named Patrick went around telling everyone that he had some beer in his lunch box. Now in the 9th grade, this topic of conversation is new and exciting. He was the center of attention,

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    Essay Length: 1,506 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

    Catherine Barkley and Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway present a contrast in personalities: in the ways they are playing opposite roles, in Catherines maturity and leadership and in Frederics immaturity and ineptness, and in the ways they view love. Frederic Henry is the narrorator and the protagonist in the novel. He is a former student of arcitecture of arcitecture who has volunteered to join the Italian Army as an

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    Essay Length: 1,864 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Few Good Men Essay

    A Few Good Men Essay

    A Few Good Men Essay In the film, A Few Good Men, characters such as the lead role, Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (played by Tom Cruise) are portrayed to be leaders in society. I believe the movie's main focus was actually on how different a person can be because of something one person says to them. I also believe that one of the movie's main ideas was how to work people with words. This is especially

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Fun Thing That I’m Going to Do Again

    A Fun Thing That I’m Going to Do Again

    Kruse Mike Kruse Professor Sowers Non-Fiction Writing 30 June 2014 “A Fun Thing that I’m going to do Again” The sight of humidity hovering across the flat steamy lands of Jacksonville, Florida was all I knew and all I ever understood. My parents took my brother and I on our first family camping trip to Cherokee, North Carolina a.k.a The Great Smokey Mountains. I was a seven year old who just took the longest car

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    Essay Length: 426 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 16, 2014 By: michaelkruse50
  • A Gangster Turnes Writer

    A Gangster Turnes Writer

    A GANGSTETR TURNES WRITER There was a kid named Tony Davidson who lived in Italy, Tony’s dad had a very powerful gang in Italy and everybody knew who they were. “If you’re having any problems I’ll fix them.” Said Tony’s dad. Tony however didn’t like violence he thought that all things could be handled peacefully. However everyone at school was afraid of him. They always bought him presents, gave him money because they knew if

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    Essay Length: 746 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A General Theory of Crime

    A General Theory of Crime

    Stephen J Heffernan General Theory of Crime Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi have devised the General Theory of Crime, or the GTC, as a way of explaining root causes of criminal behavior in an effort to find a solution to the problem of crime in America. The GTC is defined as: A developmental theory that modifies social control theory by integrating concepts from biosocial, psychological, routine activities and rational choice theories. (1) Unlike other crime

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    Essay Length: 283 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A General Theory of Crime

    A General Theory of Crime

    A General Theory of Crime (Michael R. Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi) Term Paper Soc 203 Prof. Ortiz 12th December 2002 Crime is a serious issue in the United States and research shows that it is running rampant, and its effects are felt in all socioeconomic levels. Each economic class has its own crime rates and types of crime. It is a mistake to think of crime as a lower class problem. Crime is a

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    Essay Length: 2,147 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’connor

    A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’connor

    A Good Man Is Hard To Find by Flannery O’Connor The character of “The Misfit”, in the story, “A good man is hard to find”, explains the author’s choice for the title. When the misfit, came upon the accident site of the family, the character of the grandmother, became the main person to interact with the misfit. She had stated earlier, when she read the article in the paper about his escape from prison,

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    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Vika
  • A Good Parent

    A Good Parent

    A good parent is someone who is always there to support his or her child with unconditional love, patience, and care. Any parent who cares for his or her child financially and emotionally, devotes time and energy to their children, and is willing to do anything to show there love and support for their child, is a good parent. The high level of care and support a parent shows for his or her child,

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    Essay Length: 550 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Green Call for Equal Rights Regardless of Sexual Orientation

    A Green Call for Equal Rights Regardless of Sexual Orientation

    There has been an overwhelming amount of controversy in this country regarding the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The GLBT community has been under fire for wanting the same things that everyone enjoys - freedom from job discrimination, freedom to marry, freedom to start a family - the freedom to be themselves whenever they want. As a member of the Green party, this isn’t exactly brain surgery. This is what our country

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    Essay Length: 583 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Green Light for Immigration

    A Green Light for Immigration

    A Green Light for Immigration “The Immigrants: How They Are Helping to Revitalize the U.S. Economy” by Michael J. Mandel and Christopher Farrell they explain both the positive and negative outcomes due to legal and illegal immigration, positive being the dominant factors. Although Mandel and Farrell give negative examples, offering an alternative view by explaining the unwanted effects of immigration their focus still remains favorable to the idea. First of all, the United States economy

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    Essay Length: 455 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • A Healty Issue

    A Healty Issue

    A Healthy Issue It has been long debated as to what method is the best way to lose weight. Every day it seems there is a new diet craze sweeping across America. The birth of fad diets has brought hope to those wanting to lose weight fast. Which is the best diet plan? There are so many to choose from now, and there are not only diet plans. There are hundreds of dietary supplements now

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    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Heart That Thinks Is a Heart That Waits

    A Heart That Thinks Is a Heart That Waits

    Crack. Such is the sound of a breaking heart. Oh how fragile the heart is, and yet how courageous; ever ready to face its destruction. Tears flow as the heart cries out in agony, as inconceivable pain tortures the soul, as sorrow clouds the mind, and as disappointment weakens the body. Only a few are wise enough to save themselves from the futility of love. But it is not because they are less courageous than

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    Essay Length: 1,091 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Heart-Touching Essay--For Everlasting Kinship

    A Heart-Touching Essay--For Everlasting Kinship

    Why mothers cry? “Why are you crying?” he asked his mom. “Because I’m a mother,” she told him,” I don’t understand,” he said, His mom just hugged him and said, “You never will!” Later the little boy asked his father why Mother seemed to cry for no reason. “All mothers cry for no reason,” was all his dad could say. The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why mothers cry. So

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    Essay Length: 299 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Max
  • A Historical Review of Mental Illness and the Stigma Attached

    A Historical Review of Mental Illness and the Stigma Attached

    A Historical Review Of Mental Illness and the Stigma Attached During the month of July 1999, life took an abrupt turn. Although I did not suffer from multiple personalities, my behavior was unpredictable enough to make an acquaintance ponder. Crazy and insane were words used flippantly to describe me. I joined in with the jokes by sometimes throwing in other words like psychotic or nuts, but all the time I wondered if I really was

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    Essay Length: 2,085 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Max
  • A Law for You and Law for Me

    A Law for You and Law for Me

    Laws for you and laws for me. Laws are made to help maintain order and a civil society. Australian and international laws state that everyone is considered equal under the law, and has the right to equal treatment in the institutions and structures of the law so that justice may be served. This however, is often not the case. There are numerous examples where those with enough wealth and power have been able to evade

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    Essay Length: 459 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Janna
  • A Lesson on Free Speech

    A Lesson on Free Speech

    An editorial titled A Lesson in Free Speech (our title) that appeared in the June 21, 2006 edition of The Augusta Chronicle discussed the situation the nation is facing with regards to the First Amendment. A graduating senior, Brittany McComb, at Foothill High was speaking about the influence of God in her life when her microphone was unexpectedly shut off by administration. While being criticized by the guests of the celebration, the admin stated that

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Lesson Taught

    A Lesson Taught

    Last week I was in a fight. I really didn’t want to fight. In fact, I made every effort to avoid the fight. I made every civilized effort to calm this guy down, but he was inexplicably raged, and was intent on engaging in a physical altercation. His reasoning was preposterous. Just because I made-out with his girlfriend, he wanted to make a big fuss. I really didn’t care that he is more popular

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    Essay Length: 950 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Lifetime Experience

    A Lifetime Experience

    I think “Community Service” at first is just an activity that we need to finished for this semester and just to fulfill the requirements for R.L.E. but as we go along the way I find it as a serious matter that I need to focus my endeavor and aspirations for hard work. I also start to recognize this as a root of our great experience in the community that we will cherish on forever. This

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    Essay Length: 735 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Lifetime of Damage

    A Lifetime of Damage

    Overview The purpose of this research report is to review the practice of corporal punishment in the home and the lasting harmful effects on the children involved. The research is based on the opinions and finding of professionals in mental health and child development and offers little to no support for the use of physical punishment. This research outlines several areas of a child’s life that are acutely affected by the violent form of

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    Essay Length: 2,392 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Logical Case Against Abortion

    A Logical Case Against Abortion

    Jacob E. Bell 02-28-08 Philosophy 60 T-TH 10:40-12:10 The case against abortion Is abortion murder or a matter of choice is a question that has been in the mainstream of moral debates for as long as I can remember. I have always supported a women’s right to choose, however in this paper I shall look at the philosophical argument to the contrary. In this deductive look at a classic dilemma, I will first outline why

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Monika
  • A Look at Ethanol and Biodiesel for Use of Alternative Fuels

    A Look at Ethanol and Biodiesel for Use of Alternative Fuels

    Speech to Inform To inform the audience of the use of ethanol and biodiesel as alternative fuels. Alternative fuels for cars are necessary to reduce foreign dependency on petroleum, gain more economic security, and ultimately reduce the effect of the greenhouse gases on the planet. Introduction: In 1973 OPEC held parts of the world hostage. They willfully put the world in a gasoline crisis causing many countries in the world to come to a complete

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    Essay Length: 1,026 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Look at National Missile Defense

    A Look at National Missile Defense

    In the late 1950s, due to the former Soviet Union successfully launching a satellite into space with the help of a multi-stage missile, the United States then began to address the idea of missile defenses. Soon, both offensive and defensive long-range ballistic missile development would be placed on our government’s agenda. The objective was simple, to develop a system that could track down any missiles launched at the United States, and eliminate them before

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    Essay Length: 962 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Loser’s Best Friend

    A Loser’s Best Friend

    Topic: Date Rape Drugs Audience: Freshman college girls Purpose: To make college freshman girls aware of the date rape drugs out there, what they do to one’s body, their appearance, the after affects, and how they are put into the body. Forum: a pamphlet passed out at the G-spot on campus. A Loser’s Best Friend You are out with your friends on your way to the new hottest dance club. The adrenaline is rushing through

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    Essay Length: 496 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Member of Society

    A Member of Society

    A MEMBER OF SOCIETY While doing something have you ever thought and asked yourself why you are doing that or why you have to do that in particular way same as others do? Most probably you have not. Individual behavior is insured to be in conformity with the requests of the public because the society highly manipulates individuals by the social mechanisms such as laws, customs, folkways, traditions, and even fashions which affect individuals imperceptibly.

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    Essay Length: 604 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand

    A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand

    A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Brothels in Thailand And Trapped by Inequality: Bhutanese Refugee Women in Nepal Index Introduction 3 Main Review 4 Important Facts 5 Government 5 Inside the Brothels 6 Help and Organizations 6 Reports Comparison 8 Similarities 8 Conclusion 9 Introduction The following assignment presents a research upon a topic which is going way far on time, and includes violation of human rights. It centers

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    Essay Length: 1,460 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Max
  • A Modest Proposal

    A Modest Proposal

    A Modest Proposal FOR PREVENTING HETEROSEXUALS FROM SPREADING THEIR IMMORALITY AND PRO-STRAIGHT AGENDA ANY FURTHER IN THIS GREAT COUNTRY, AND TO ABOLISH THIS PERVERTED PLAGUE ONCE AND FOR ALL. I believe our society needs to make a few changes in order to secure its future. Perversion is rampant in this country and affecting our ability to raise our children in a healthy environment. Heterosexuals are taking over and it must be stopped. Their ideology

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    Essay Length: 768 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Modest Proposal

    A Modest Proposal

    Take a stroll through one of our city’s many extended care facilities and observe the copious numbers of elderly and infirm that litter the hallways and crowd the bedrooms, occupying valuable space and monopolizing and controlling the full-time attention of numerous highly-trained professionals. In doing so, they become a significant drain upon our entire welfare system, collecting generous pension cheques from the government using money laboriously coerced from the general public, consuming a sizable portion

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    Essay Length: 1,039 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Modest Proposal for Marijuana

    A Modest Proposal for Marijuana

    Each year the United States government documents drug related deaths in our country, breaking the deaths down into categories of cause. These categories include tobacco, alcohol, prescription medications, illegal drug, and of course marijuana related deaths. Every year the number of deaths coming from marijuana is equivalent to zero. So why is there even controversy over the issue of legalization? Obviously, there are still some people out there who believe the drug is a topic

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    Essay Length: 1,018 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination Many upcoming high school graduates have dreams of continuing his or her education at a major university. In order to become accepted into a college of one’s choice, he or she must dedicate time and effort to achieve the grades required. People have been taught that through hard work and dedication the reward of a better future is obtained. This system seems to be fair and just however our nation

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    Essay Length: 1,239 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Vika

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