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  • A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings Summary

    Response to A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings is a story about Pelayo and his wife Elisenda, who stumble upon an old man with wings in their courtyard after killing crabs in a rainstorm. The couple tells a neighbor who informs them that this man who is an angel was most likely there to take their sick child. The couple decides to put the angel in the chicken coup. Overnight the couple’s son fever breaks and they decide to let him go. When the two return the next day they find the community surrounding the angel in the courtyard declaring that the angel is a fake. Father Gonzaga who I assume is a priest declares that the angel is a fake and promises to find the truth from the high courts of the church. Elisenda comes up with the idea of charging admission to see the angel because of the enormous amount of visitors. The couple becomes wealthy from the 5 cent admissions. Is seems that days pass waiting on the verdict from Father Gonzaga who tries to calm the crowds. A Spider girl arrives in town telling the crowds she had disobeyed her parents and was turned into a tarantula. The crowds find this more entertaining than the old man with wings and the courtyard becomes deserted, leaving only the old man with wings. Pelayo and Elisenda build a mansion with the earnings and neglect the angle that lives in the chicken coup. The chicken coup breaks and the couple allow him to live with them in their home. The old man becomes very sick and appears…

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  • Divergent: A Fictional Narrative

    I looked at my ragged blue clothes, knowing that I wasn’t where I belong. Tris and Tobias were leaving, and I wouldn’t be going with. Looking at my sister, I saw how much she could help the world. “Are you guys ready to go?” Tobias walked up with his usual swagger. “I’m not going with you guys.” I began to lie about why I would not come with them. Tris engulfed me in a hug. While waving goodbye, I watched them walk off; I turned around and began walking toward the tall glass building that…

    Words: 1320 - Pages: 6
  • Drunk Driving Monologue

    As Louise drove down Mountaineer Boulevard, she was nervous about going to court again, being unsure which would upset her more, listening to her husband’s yelling about her drinking or Judge Lucas’s lectures. When she pulled into the parking lot, she glanced at Mike sitting in his car. Opening the car door, she noticed the look of disappointment on his face as she sat in the front seat and fastened the seatbelt. Without acknowledging her, he backed out of the parking space without saying a…

    Words: 2542 - Pages: 11
  • Cormac Mccarthy Death In The Road

    La Rochefoucauld’s axiom , “Death and the sun are not to be looked at steadily “ The sun is something that is in our lives regardless of where we are in the world , we don’t always seem to look at it because it will irritate our eyes if we look at it for too long . Death does not hurt our eyes but hurts us in a way where we feel different emotionally .When we see death it creates pain just as the sun would create pain onto our vision. Death is something that happens in life but it’s not…

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  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night And Margaret Atwood's

    Margaret Atwood’s “Flowers” and Dylan Thomas’s “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” are similar in which both themes revolve around the death of a father. Both authors use symbols to strength what they are trying to say. For example, in Atwood’s poem, she compares the dying of her father to dying flowers. When she talks about cutting the dead stems of the flowers, she writes, “... [I] put them in a jar I brought from home, because they don’t have vases in this hotel for the ill.” She uses…

    Words: 838 - Pages: 4
  • Amy Monologue

    Hey, I’m not sure how much you know about me, but I’m Chas, Amy’s ex-boyfriend. I realize that this message may come as a surprise to you, but it is very important. I’ve realized that I made a huge mistake with Amy and that I am extremely stupid. I was wrong in the past and treated her so unfairly, and that is why I’m now trying to make things right. That’s why I’m sending you this message. I am trying to fix things. I told Amy that I still have strong feelings for her and that I would do…

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  • Things By Lucretius Argument

    In class we discussed whether or not it is a bad thing to die, if we are not immortal. This discussion was based on Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, we Lucretius would debate that it is indeed not a bad thing to die. One half of the class argued that he is correct, and the other half argued that he was incorrect.In this discussion there were two rounds, the first one allowed both teams to state points for their argument, and then the second allowed each team to rebuttal against the opposing…

    Words: 1102 - Pages: 4
  • Illegal Immigration Narrative

    My hearts beat louder and faster the further away we got from Santa Maria. Silence was the only noise that came. Besides the van's engine and graveling ground. In the mirror, I saw Roberto. A blank expression. I was hoping to seek comfort from, but instead all little hope I had left just evaporated. Trying to keep my eyes from leaking, not letting the immigration officer see me cry I face toward the window. Fields and fields full of illegal people doing hard labor. I will never see Papa, Mama,…

    Words: 1345 - Pages: 6
  • Dave Barry The Ugly Truth About Beauty

    No One Can Define Your Beauty Do men and women view beauty in different ways? In the essay “The Ugly Truth about Beauty,” Dave Barry answers this question in his opinion. Barry discusses his views on why women have low self-esteem and why men have a lack of it. Barry’s essay explains the differences between men and women when personal appearance is involved; Barry incorrectly explains how men are okay with being average, that most women have low self-esteem, and that women wear makeup with the…

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  • Process Essay: Who Is Your Best Friend?

    We all know you have a huge circle of friends around you. At school, at your job, near your neighborhood, everywhere. However, what you don’t know is who is your best friend and who is just a friend, acquaintance even. Every person you know could walk up to you and start a conversation with you. Having a large group of friends is great because you always have someone to talk to. But there is always that one friend who is a bit more special that the rest of them. This is your best friend, the one…

    Words: 771 - Pages: 4
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