Abigail Scott Duniway

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  • Fun Home A Family Tragicomic Analysis

    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel is an autobiographical graphic memoir that correlates her coming of age with her discovery of her homosexuality. Bechdel is also battling her inner fears that came along with her upraising but is baffled by the unearthing of her father’s own homosexuality. Her artistic decisions are affected by her homosexuality because she chooses to add stereotypical gender roles. Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic develops a proper story line by…

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  • Maleficent By Robert Stromberg Essay

    In the critical review, we would like to share a well-known movie, which is directed by Robert Stromberg, entitled “Maleficent”. This movie is an action, adventure and family movie. The story is about two rival kingdoms, human kingdom, ruled by a vain and greedy king and the Moors, a peaceful kingdom. A powerful fairy, Maleficent helps Stefan who failed to steal jewel and they grow close. One day, the king wants to attack the Moors but been defeated and he wants to revenge through offers his…

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  • Northern War Strategy

    1861 – 1862: Lincoln and the Union high commands initial strategic proposal came from Major General Winfield Scott. The general-in-chief of the proposed “Anaconda Plan.” Scott’s master vision was an 80,000 man army pushing down the Mississippi River, severing the Confederacy in half while the Union navy instituted a blockade to suffocate and cut of the South’s trade. One factor that Scott and many of his staff thought was unique in the war was that a bulk of Southerners were pro-Unionist and…

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  • The Uglies Book Report

    The Uglies written by Scott Westerfeld was published by Simon Pulse Publishing on May 2011 and contains 406 pages. The Uglies is a science fiction novel about Tally Youngblood, a teenage girl, living in Uglyville, who is trying to decide the truth of the pretty operation and the importance of her friends. The Uglies is the first of the four books in the Ugly series. Tally Youngblood, the main character in this novel, is a fifteen year old girl that lives in Uglyville. The author makes Tally…

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  • 'The Lesson' By Toni Cade Bambara's Allegory Of The Cave?

    A paradoxical question has arisen from many philosophers’ musings: what is reality? Plato gives his version of the answer in his anxiety-inducing “Allegory of the Cave”. In a dark cave, Plato depicts prisoners who have been “chained so that they cannot move, and can only see” what is in front of them (Plato). With this restriction in movement, they are only able to see the shadows of “men passing along the wall carrying all sorts of vessels, and statues and figures of animals” (Plato). These…

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  • Abraham Lincoln Strengths And Weaknesses Essay

    Abraham Lincoln’s entire presidency was encompassed by the trials of the Civil War. As any successful leader, his time included failures that helped him in the long run. Lincoln was forced to make many difficult decisions that both did and did not turn result in his favor. The strengths and weaknesses which Lincoln displayed during the war led to the ultimate success for the Union in uniting the states. Lincoln’s failures can be considered part of what drove him to succeed. In terms of…

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  • Ulysses And The Sirens Poem Analysis

    Throughout the years Greek Mythology has influenced art and literature. It was created to teach people using stories about their gods. For example, the myth of the Sirens from The Odyssey teaches us to use logic to resist temptation and move forward with our lives. Ulysses, Latin for Odysseus, and his men are sailing back to their home Ithaca, when the stumble upon Sirens. They must stay strong and resist temptation so they can continue their journey. In the painting, Ulysses and The Sirens,…

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  • Prometheus Film Analysis

    Prometheus directed by Scott Ridley, who is known for Blade Runner (1982), Alien (1979), Gladiator (2000), and Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014). Ridley has been nominated for 3 Oscars for best director for such films as Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and Thelma and Louise. The name of the film itself echoes Greek mythology of the Titan Prometheus who is known as “the creator of mankind,” and thief of fire from Zeus which advanced the human race. Additionally Prometheus is also referenced to as “the…

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  • Personal Narrative: One Tree Hill

    What television show character are you most like and why? One Tree Hill was a show that I refused to watch. I knew mom’s that were obsessed with this teen show, and that was just not something I wanted to be a part of. So when finals came around last year, I decided it was time to watch One Tree Hill. I loved it. I became invested in the show, the characters and the story line. I could not figure out what it was about the show that made me love it, that made me feel like I related to it so much…

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  • The Uglies Themes

    heart with me(i carry it in], and The Third and Final Continent all incorporated a communal theme. The theme of friendships and relationships was developed in the novel, the Uglies as well as two of the ancillary texts. In the Uglies, written by Scott Westerfeld, the statement of friendships are at risk and may be altered when problematic situations occur was expressed. The theme was conveyed through the plot of the novel. Furthermore, E. E. Cummings used figurative language in the poem, [i…

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