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    “My Papa’s Waltz Tone” “My Papa’s Waltz” is a poem that can be both interpreted as “bitter” and as “sweet”. Depending upon how one views it, there are both parts that represent “bitter” and also parts that represent “sweet”. The parts that are seen as “sweet” visually describe the boys affection to his father and also the bonding between the father and son. The parts that are seen as “bitter” visually describes the fathers appearance and his actions. The quote “Life is about change. Sometimes its painful, sometimes its beautiful, but most of the time its both” from the television show smallville” can be related to the poem. The boy in the poem has beautiful and painful memories with his father, and he has to learn that life is always a little bit of both. “ In Roethke’s “My Papa’s Waltz” imagery is used throughout the poem to create its bittersweet tone. One way the poem’s imagery develops its bittersweet tone is through the fathers appearance. The appearance of the father represents the “bitter” parts of the poem. One example of the imagery of the fathers appearance is “Palm caked hard by dirt”(line 14). This line represents the father as a hard worker. It is the “bitter” part of the poem because in order the support his family the father had to do hard physical labor. “Battered on one knuckle”(line 10) is another example of imagery for the fathers appearance. It also helps to show that the father is a hard worker. It represents the “bitter” in the poem because the…

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    It is the year 2021. You hear your name echo through the auditorium as you are called to the front of the stage. All eyes are on you as you walk towards the principal who is holding the piece of paper for which you have worked so hard; all of the hours of work, studying, and preparing. Accepting your diploma, you smile and think about your life ahead. You have just graduated high school- now off to college. How will you be remembered as a student? What will you have done? A legacy is how you are…

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    Vivien Research Paper

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    Vivien was bornAugust 29, 1910 in New Iberia Louisiana by Mary Eaton and William Marco Thomas. Vivien attended Pearl High School. Vivien worked as a carpenter and saved the money so he could go to college to become Cardiac Surgeon, but his dreams were demolished by the stock market crash of 1929 (Great Depression.) He asked a Best friend, Charles Manlof, if there was a job at Vanderbilt. Charles told Vivien there was an opening in the experimental surgery room with Dr. Blalock. Although…

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    Hi Professor Steinhardt♡, It's Abby! Forgive me for the lateness in replying. I had lost your e-mail and I didn't want to reply back through Canvas because email feels more consistent in comparison to using Canvas for messaging. You're so sweet! I am humbled you enjoyed our deception of Oedipus in the modern-day world LOL. Julian was being so extra during filming as you can imagine. I am seriously going to miss taking English Comp with you, it was a real honor plus our class was so funny, I…

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    Leaving a Legacy Abraham Lincoln once said, “In the end, it 's not the years in your life that count. It 's the life in your years.” (Quotes) The quality of a person’s life can be determined by many different components. Some people define their lives on things such as wealth or materialistic items while others base theirs on the experiences they have gone through or the knowledge they have gained over time. The choices a person makes in life all eventually lead to what they are…

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    Introduction Laminitis is a condition that occurs in horses that’s painful and detrimental to the overall health of the animal. Being one of the most common conditions that appear in horses, there are many ways to treat, prevent, and cause laminitis that have been found in various research studies conducted throughout the years. With Equine being such an enormous industry throughout the world, it’s no surprise that there has been such a wide variety of research conducted. Even with all the…

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    It was early in the morning; I was still sleeping in my dreamland, dreaming about flying dogs, then suddenly I heard my alarm clock ringing really loud. I woke up turn off my clock, look at the time, it’s 5:30am, and asking myself, “why am I awake so early?”, so I check my phone to see what day is today. “It’s the first day of high school!” I got quickly, did my morning routine, as I was about to head out, I realize that I’m still in my pajamas. So I head back to my room, picking my clothes, and…

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    Johnny Got His Gun Theme

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    What War Does The book Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo is about the effect of war on a single man named Joe. He has gotten his face blown apart, which also causes him to go blind, deaf, dumb, lose his ability to smell and all of his limbs to be cut off. As Joe goes through his past, he feels himself becoming more and more insane, he feels like he is trapped inside his own mind and does not know how to get out. War can do this to people and even though sometimes it is necessary, it is…

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    Wars are a tragedy and something that should be avoided at all cost. Wars cause pain physically and emotionally to soldiers, families, and friends. There are not many differences between wars because all wars have the same objective; stop the guy who is trying to kill you. Possibly the only difference is how people are killing each other in the war with different combat gear that has evolved over time. Soldiers still face the brutality of war with having to face the enemy head on and to care…

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    The war, always associated with kill and trauma. The trauma is not only apply to the victim, it applies to those who have been in the war, whether have shot or been shot. Soldiers, due to patriotism, or mandatory, must to kill their country's enemies, or capture them if they could. For those soldiers with sympathy, even though they are in the "victory side," they still suffering from the war. In the film, the general Nakajima Kesago, is a representation of this type of people. From his view as a…

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