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  • A Nation of Immigrants Book Review

    A Nation of Immigrants Book Review

    The book I read was “A Nation of Immigrants,” it was written by Mr. John F. Kennedy. The book was fantastic; it was about the start of immigrants coming into this nation. It spoke about how they fled there country for a new life in America and would do anything to get here. Some would wait days, months and even years to get sworn in as an American citizen. Many immigrants fled Nazi persecution and

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    Essay Length: 554 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Truth in Literature

    Truth in Literature

    The truth provides different functions to different people. Truth to some people is simply boring so they choose to alter it as much as possible. This is also known as lying. Others try to run away from it, they simply cannot deal with reality. Some even go to the extreme by living their while life as a lie, while trying to deceive others. The truth in literature, as I perceive it, is something that only

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    Essay Length: 1,669 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Night Book Review

    Night Book Review

    The book Night by Elie Wiesel is an influential and terrifying account of a boy and his family in various Nazi concentration camps. The story is told from the point of view of the author Eliezer as he is experiencing the situation and begins with the families’ transition from their regular lives to life during the Holocaust. The German’s call for deportation causes the separation of the family. Moving from one concentration camp to the

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    Essay Length: 497 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Child Called It Book Review

    A Child Called It Book Review

    A Child Called “It” by David Pelzer is his own autobiography of his life as a child being abused by his alcoholic mother, Catherine Roerva Pelzer, who isolates him from the family, then abuses him, and nearly killed him through starvation, poisoning, and once stabbing him. Since Mother starved him for days, he began to steal food in order to survive, and when she finds out he has stolen food, she abuses him with her

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    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • 12 Angry Men Review

    12 Angry Men Review

    The 12 Dos and Don’ts you learn from watching the 12 Angry Men In reviewing this excellent 1957 classic directed by Sidney Lumet about essentially 12 jurors with “life in their hands and death on their minds,” one can draw parallels to the daily choices we make in our lives. I would refer to them as the 12 Dos and Don’ts of our daily walk. The 6 Dos: 1. Have faith in the judicial system.

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    Essay Length: 1,133 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Movie Review of the Summer of Sam - Using the Sociological Perspective

    Movie Review of the Summer of Sam - Using the Sociological Perspective

    For this assignment I chose to watch the movie �summer of Sam’. As I watched the movie I specifically tried to analyze the serial killer using a sociological perspective. The plot of the movie is as follows; the major focus of this movie was a serial killer known as the �son of Sam’ who had already killed 6 times. Every one of his victims were young women with brown hair who were murdered at night

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    Essay Length: 414 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Thirteenth Warrior Movie Review

    The Thirteenth Warrior Movie Review

    The Thirteenth Warrior Movie Review The average viewer might not be aware of The Thirteenth Warrior’s many references to Michael Crichton’s Eaters of the Dead and the epic Beowulf. But director John McTiernan and screenwriter William Wisher make good enough directorial choices to satisfy both the literary scholar and the action movie buff. Though certain choices made, especially in casting, compromise literary accuracy for popular appeal, McTiernan puts a commendable effort into including more than

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    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Last Days Handbook Review

    Last Days Handbook Review

    The stated purpose of Last Days Handbook is to ‘‘ease the tensions and strengthen ties among (conservative) Bible believers.’’ The author, Robert Lightner, surveys evangelical positions regarding eschatology to help the reader understand the differences within various view holders. Lightner notes that ‘‘evangelicals simply have too much in common to lose to the opposition because of our differences in eschatology.’’ Lightner does not advocate abandoning individual viewpoints, only broadening one’s own knowledge of other views.

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    Essay Length: 250 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Top
  • Critical Review of James Scott’s "patron Clients and Political Change in Southeast Asia"

    Critical Review of James Scott’s "patron Clients and Political Change in Southeast Asia"

    A Critical Review of James C. Scott's "Patron-Client Politics and Political Change in Southeast Asia" Patrick Liao Vilhena SID 18984638 In his "Patron-Client Politics and Political Change in Southeast Asia," (James C. Scott, 1972), James C. Scott attempts to explain the patron-client model of association and "demonstrate its applicability to political action in Southeast Asia." (Scott 1972: 91) He acknowledges that the patron-client model is more commonly applied by anthropologists, but claims that the analysis

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    Essay Length: 958 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: David
  • Film Review Mona Lisa Smile

    Film Review Mona Lisa Smile

    Mona Lisa Smile. Dir. by Mike Newell. Columbia Pictures, 2003. In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile directed by Mike Newell, a new art history professor at Wellesley College teaches her female students alternatives to their seemingly preordained futures as wives and mothers. In this paper we will examine women’s roles in the 1950’s through Mona Lisa Smile and compare this film to actual experiences of Wellesley collage graduates. In 1953, a time when women's

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    Essay Length: 1,056 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Nigeria - a Political Review

    Nigeria - a Political Review

    Nigeria is named after the Niger River. A British journalist in the 1890s named Flora Shaw suggested the name because of the river was a dominant presence in region and the name was accepted as the official name of those territories in the Niger Region. (ANYANWU) The country can be divided into three regions that include the forest lands in the south, the Sudan savanna in the north, and the Middle Belt, in between. Nigeria

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    Essay Length: 1,303 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Everest - Movie Review

    Everest - Movie Review

    EVEREST This movie is something that everyone should watch if they are interested in mountain climbing. It can give you a lot of insight as to what you can expect if that is something you ever intend on doing. It will give you in-depth details of what the climbers went through on this expedition and really make you wonder what makes someone desire to do this sort of thing. The names of the people that

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    Essay Length: 527 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Thelma and Louise Film Review

    Thelma and Louise Film Review

    AGAINST MEN’S WORLD The film starts with the scenes of daily lifes of two women. Thelma is married to a man who thinks that he is the centre of the world because he is a manager of a carpet. company. He sees his wife as a lower order of life, to be tolerated so long as she keeps her household duties straight. Just like a servant who doesn’t have any rights or freedom. Louise waits

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    Essay Length: 434 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Decision Making Performance Review

    Decision Making Performance Review

    Performance Reviews 1. List and describe 4-6 common problems that occur when managers complete performance reviews. One common problem that can occur when managers complete performance reviews is selective perceptions, where your perceptions are heavily influenced by what they expect to see (Plous, pg. 15). When a manger reviews and gives a performance evaluation, they may have certain expectations already in mind. If you do not follow to the letter then they feel you are

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    Essay Length: 688 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Bald Soprano Review

    The Bald Soprano Review

    The Bald Soprano Review What to say about an 'anti-play'? For this is what Eugune Ionesco set out to create when he sat down to write The Bald Soprano, one of the seminal texts of the Theatre of the Absurd. Language is pivotal, yet speeches mean little or nothing. ‘Anti-logic' rules in this surreal parody of a dinner party.’ Absurdity is sovereign, and Sally Welch’s production certainly conjures adeptly with the futile, ridiculous world of

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    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • Napoleon Book Review

    Napoleon Book Review

    The ideas of modern war can lead back to the 18th century during a certain campaign by a French military leader. This military leader was named Napoleon Bonaparte. He started a campaign against Western Europe that defined war and his strategies echoed throughout time up until the Second World War. His strategic plans were legendary up until his biggest mistake, which was invading Russia during its winter during the battles in the Waterloo Campaign. Before

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    Essay Length: 1,431 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Jungle Review

    The Jungle Review

    Jurgis Rudkus comes to America with his family, in hopes of fulfilling the American dream. Jurgis, his wife, Ona, Ona’s step-mother, teta Elzbieta, her brother Jonas and her children, Ona’s cousin, Marija, and Jurgis’s father, Dede Antanas all move to the meat packing area of Chicago in search of jobs. They come to realize that succeeding in America is going to prove more difficult than they had anticipated. The labor is physically demanding, with very

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    Essay Length: 890 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Princeton Review Wordlist 1

    Princeton Review Wordlist 1

    SAT Prep Word list 1 Are You Talkin' To Me? 1. Assertion - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) His assertion of the incident has no supporting evidence that what he was saying was in fact true. 2. Clarity - free from obscurity and easy to understand She spoke with clarity, carefully pronouncing her words so everyone would understand. 3. Cogent - having power to influence or convince

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    Essay Length: 437 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • Wave- Book Review

    Wave- Book Review

    A BOOK REVIEW of The Wave by Morton Rhue This story, based on a true incident that occurred in a high school in California, demonstrates how easily a group can lose its freedom without even realising it. It all began when their history teacher, Mr. Ben Ross, let them watch a movie on how the Nazis in World War 2 tortured the people who opposed them. To give them a clearer picture, he decided to

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    Essay Length: 450 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Jon
  • Black Hawk Down Movie Review

    Black Hawk Down Movie Review

    In the early 90’s, the united states sent a large number of Army Rangers and Delta Force troops to Mogadishu, Somalia. The reason they sent these troops was to put down the militia of Muhammad Farah Aidid. Over 1000 Somalia militia died in the battle and only 19 American troops died. Black Hawk Down correctly portrayed the events that happened at the battle of Mogadishu. Throughout the movie, soldiers say that they should not be

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    Essay Length: 875 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Never Been Kissed Movie Review

    Never Been Kissed Movie Review

    “Never Been Kissed" Never Been Kissed” “Never Been Kissed” is an adroit film for teenagers to go see, but more specifically I would say that this is a film for young teenage girls. This film opened in the year 2000 and will most likely be alive in the hearts of those who saw it for a very long period of time. It will probably go on to be a classic to the girls who saw

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    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Top
  • History of American Literature

    History of American Literature

    The history of American Literature starts well before this land was even called America. It has been a great evolution to come from tribal symbols and drawings to today’s Stephen King and Danielle Steele. Literature has gone through many phases and was impacted by great events and ideas in American history. The earliest form of literature in what would one day be known as America were far from what modern day people would consider

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    Essay Length: 1,740 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Radio - Movie Review

    Radio - Movie Review

    Movie Critique Summary The movie Radio is based on the true life story of James Robert “Radio” Kennedy, an African-American male with a slight mental disability, played by Cuba Gooding Jr.. The setting of this movie is in the small rural town of Anderson, South Carolina in 1976.The movie begins with the main character, Radio, pushing a grocery cart filled with his personal belongings and a radio, which he was affectionately named after, along a

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    Essay Length: 843 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Tommy
  • 1984 - Book Review

    1984 - Book Review

    Orwell, George. 1984 New York: Signet Classic, 1949. 245 pages. “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” I cannot emphasize how much I loved that sentence, which happened to be the first sentence of the amazing story, 1984. I like the fact that it takes a while to comprehend, as you think to yourself, “Clocks strike thirteen?” Well, after a moment of thought I realized that the community

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    Essay Length: 3,143 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Stenly
  • False Consensus Effect: A Focused Review of Research

    False Consensus Effect: A Focused Review of Research

    False Consensus Effect: A Focused Review of Research Categorization and social projection are important ways that people can more successfully navigate their social environment. People need to know that there are others in their in-group that share the same attitudes and behaviors as they do. If people are unable to determine how many people in their environment share their attitudes and behaviors, it would be more difficult to engage in social situations without offending or

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    Essay Length: 1,973 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mikki

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