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    up.” (pg.33). Mark begins to resent his father for trying to force him into the tribal life style. Mark also talks about how his mother switches into christianity which Mark believes that it 's simply because she wants something to believe in. So as a reader we quickly see this as a problem when Mark’s parents believe different things. Such as when Mark is sick and his father wants to take him to the witch doctor but Mark’s mother wants to take him to the clinic. Mark at one point doesn’t know which one healed him better. Another example would be how it was difficult for Mark 's parents because they are from different tribes so they shouldn’t have been allowed to marry. This meant they couldn’t get the permits to be able to even live in Alexandra. Which in Mark’s younger years caused many police raids. “ My mother explained that my father’s relatives would not allow us to move in with any of her relatives because according to tribal marriage customs we were my father 's property.” (pg.43). Mark’s mother later thinks about leaving his father because of his gambling and drinking problems but due to the same tribal law she is unable to. This was a struggle for Mark and his siblings. Mark finds peace from the cultural clashing in his household and community through his education and tennis and in the end, after all the hardships he grew up with. He made it to America and was…

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    held Bertie to blame for her beloved husband’s death, and once said of him to one of her daughters, 'Much as I pity, I never can or shall look at him without a shudder'. For the duration of his life he struggled with the burden of knowing that she blamed him. Her refusal to allow him any role in state affairs would leave him with too much energy and free time on his hands, she also considered him frivolous, incompetent, indiscreet and feared him competing with her for the affection of her…

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    wide variation in lower and upper registers for each member is what makes One Direction so successful. Simon Cowell was able to find five voices that each complimented each other uniquely to create complex harmonies that most bands can’t achieve. Because of this, the band has received 281 award nominations in its 5 years, and has won 169 of them. In comparison, 5 Seconds of Summer is a pop-punk band meaning not only does each member play an instrument, there is also a designated lead singer.…

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    Furthermore, in Rebecca, Mr. De Winter’s mansion sets a sort of lonely atmosphere. It is surrounded with woods with not much to do but hunt. Even Giles, Mr. De Winter’s brother in law comments on the lack of things to do, “There is nothing else to do around here” (Rebecca). Also, living out in the woods includes many dangers. If trouble were to arise it would take some time before others could arrive to help. In an article by Jane Costlow, she comments on the dangers of a forest, “these are…

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    “You do have a choice, you know…there is always a choice.” Passenger by Alexandra Bracken is a thrilling novel with many intriguing characters, but my favourite one was Henrietta Spencer, a 17-year-old violinist who goes by Etta. She discovers that she is part of a large family of time-travelers and she has the ability to change history. But along with this power come many responsibilities, hardships and dangers. “This was the danger, the seduction of time travel…it was the opportunity, the…

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    The guest speaker, Alexandra Willhite, manager of Ethics and Compliance at Shell discussed about the events that happened within the company that lead to the present process of choosing employees. Willhite had referred to a quote of Frank Serpico, “We must create an atmosphere where the crooked cop fears the honest cop, and not the other way around. An honest cop should be able to speak without ridicule or reprisals. Those who speak out should be rewarded and respected by their superior, not…

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    The nonfiction work, Alexandra: The Last Tsarina by Carolly Erickson, delves into the world of the Romanov family and how their three-hundred-year-old dynasty came to an abrupt end in the early twentieth century. Erickson, award-winning historian and biographer, paints the picture of the harsh realities that encompassed the life of the German-born, Alexandra Feodorovna, some of which include a quest for a seemingly unattainable lover, a miscarriage, depression, and mystic named Rasputin. The…

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    Alexandra Cousteau is a filmmaker that works with National Geographic. She is recognized for being an advocate of water issues and continuing her grandfather’s work. The speech was held at WSRE Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio and was sponsored by WSRE Public Square Speakers Series. The studio was like a movie theater with seats going all the way up with the Middle Island where the audio in the camera was. The stage had a red rectangle in the middle and a podium off to the right with a big…

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    Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco (Morgan) is a female American soccer player. She didn’t become a successful female soccer player easily. Morgan had to work hard and do her best in every opportunity. Alex Morgan has gone through many clubs and places to have achieved where she’s at. Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco was born in San Dimas, California, United States on July 2, 1989. Morgan grew up in the city of Diamond Bar. She is the daughter of Michael T. Morgan and Pamela S. (Who). Morgan…

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    When I completed chapters 12-16 ,there was a lot of important details. Not just about the storyline, but the character’s lives. While I was reading, some of the quotes in the book stood out to me. Alexandra Braken wrote things in her book that caught my attention. On page 189 chapter 12, Ruby says “Cate had told me to divide my life into three acts and close the first two behind me- but how did someone do that? How were you supposed to forget? “. What Ruby is trying to say is how much agony and…

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