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  • "alphonse" by Shirley Jackson

    "alphonse" by Shirley Jackson

    Readers context effects how they response to issues raised in text.I live in a Multi cultural society this shapes my response of "Alphonse" by Shirely Jackson.I am amazed at how racist "regular white behavior" was considered in America 1940's.The fact that Mrs Wilson's non chalant racist remarks go unnoticed and

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2013
  • "amazing Grace" by John Newton

    "amazing Grace" by John Newton

    The poem I chose was "Amazing Grace" by John Newton. John Newton was born in London, July 24, 1725 and died December 21, 1807. He was an Anglican priest and hymn writer, advocating the Christianity view of redemptive forgiveness. He wrote "Amazing Grace" as an element of that prospect (Clugston,

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    Essay Length: 576 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2013
  • "going up in L.A" What Makes This Excerpt Good Narrative Writing?

    "going up in L.A" What Makes This Excerpt Good Narrative Writing?

    its all i got to say becaus ethere s really nothign in my mind to say any thing abt this if any thing all i wanted to do was read a essay and i have to make a stupod account that i dnt even knw for what im liostenign to

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    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2012
  • "i Have Just Three Things to Teach: Simplicity, Patience, Compassion". Lao- Tzu

    "i Have Just Three Things to Teach: Simplicity, Patience, Compassion". Lao- Tzu

    Introduction Over the course of hundreds of centuries, many individuals live by the virtues that the Eastern philosopher, Lao-tzu wrote about. The virtues of simplicity, patience, and compassion are all timeless virtues that guided the lives of the world's earliest inhabitants and are still relevant today. A Philosophy called Taoism,

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    Essay Length: 1,542 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2013
  • "stocks for the Long Run" by Jeremy Siegel Case

    "stocks for the Long Run" by Jeremy Siegel Case

    ​The book focuses on the financial aspects of investing in stocks. The author's main contentions are that long term investment in the stocks is cheap to the investor and yields higher income than short term investments. The author backs these sentiments with an in depth research and analysis that shows

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    Essay Length: 1,951 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2012
  • "the Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde

    "the Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde

    "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray" depicts the moral tenets that exist in an individual personality. Dubbed as a book of pleasure, love, and mostly insanity, the whole events seem to configure around the main character; Dorian. The individualism is reflected through his

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    Essay Length: 1,288 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2011
  • 13 Days - Book Review

    13 Days - Book Review

    The novel Thirteen Days depicts the actions taken by a group of experienced people to prevent a nuclear disaster. This book portrays Robert F. Kennedy's occurrences and individual opinions during the Cuban Missile Crisis. First off, on October 16, 1962 a meeting is called to order in regards of photographs

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    Essay Length: 462 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2011
  • 1776 by David McCullough

    1776 by David McCullough

    1776 David McCullough Books Written by David McCullough- * John Adams * 1776 * Truman * The Greater Journey * The Path between the Seas * The Great Bridge * The Wright Brothers * The Johnstown Flood * Mornings on Horseback * Brave Comparisons Portraits in History * In the

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    Essay Length: 938 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 15, 2015
  • 1930s: The Great Depression

    1930s: The Great Depression

    1930s: The Great Depression At the end of 1929, the New York stock market took a very serve and dramatic nose dive. Within the week, all of the stocks lost at least half of their value. Banks and brokers went bankrupt, investors lost money because the companies they put their

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    Essay Length: 998 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 25, 2011
  • 1984 Case

    1984 Case

    To the future or to the past, to a time when thought is free, when men are different from one another and do not live alone- to a time when truth exists and what is done cannot be undone: From the age of uniformity, from the age of solitude, from

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    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2011
  • 1984 Case

    1984 Case

    1. I would like to have the same job as Winston. It would be a good challenge for my brain. I would learn a lot too, since the stuff he deals with is actual documents of stuff. I would also learn how to rewrite things in a good way. Winston's

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    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • 1984 Vs Brave New World

    1984 Vs Brave New World

    The novels Brave New World and 1984 have many similarities as well as differences in their systems of government. The way the government views people as humans, life, and families are similar. Both governments do not want their people to be very smart. The differences in the governments are how

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    Essay Length: 319 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 26, 2011
  • 1984 Vs Nazi Germany

    1984 Vs Nazi Germany

    Nazi Germany vs. 1984 Freedom of speech is one of the principles of America and one of the most important reasons it was founded. It has set an example to the rest of the world, which many countries have followed. In George Orwell's 1984, he predicted a world where the

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    Essay Length: 3,166 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2013
  • 3 Stories About Coming of Age

    3 Stories About Coming of Age

    The definition of coming of age is the attainment of maturity. In these three stories "To Every Thing There Is A Season" by Alistair MacLeod, "The Sunrise on the Veld," by Doris Lessing, and "Stones," by Sandre Birdsell, all of the same theme "Coming of Age." They all go through

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    Essay Length: 898 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • 9/11 Remembrance

    9/11 Remembrance

    Remembrance Shifting between first and third person is something that is not often seen in todays' text. I think that the reason why Kuhn did this is to help display the information in a way that was more easily understandable to the reader. Kuhn's shift between these two views was

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    Essay Length: 782 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2013

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