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    Three Messages

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    Living is Better Than Doing Nothing “The Discussion of Three Messages from Ulysses” Have you ever read the novel the Odyssey? Well in this novel it is about how a man is away from his home for many years, and when he gets home he has to fight compete to get his wife and kingdom back. In this novel it shows when the man named Ulysses is young and he can do whatever he wants. To show how old Ulysses has become Lord Tennyson writes a poem named Ulysses. Lord Tennyson writes a poem like this…

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    Beowulf In the poem, Beowulf, a warrior from Geats comes to help Hrothgar, the king of the Danes whose land is being attacked by a monster, Grendel. Beowulf is successful and kills Grendel. To show his bravery and abilities, he even kills Grendel without using weapons. However,Hrothgar is still in trouble, because Grendel's mother is now trying to get revenge. As the poem continues, Beowulf kills Grendel's mother in her lair with a sword that giants used. After the victory, Beowulf returns…

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    The Ballot Or The Bullet

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    Malcolm X was a prominent figure in both the civil rights movement and the nation of Islam in the 1950s and 60s. Malcolm constructed the idea of “Black Nationalism”, a movement fighting for the social, economic, and political freedom of African-Americans. In the speech “The Ballot or the Bullet” delivered on April 3rd, 1964 at Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio Malcom X is discussing the 1964 election. He is communicating that all African-Americans have a choice and a voice in the election…

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    Within popular culture as well as true life events, humans look for a person to root for in hard times or difficult events. William Wallace within the movie Braveheart captures that idea completely while trying to tell the story of how a group set out to overthrow foreign rule as well as shake up the feudal system. This piece sets out to take a historical event and turn it into a blockbuster hit through love, battles, and a martyr to root for. Although as many know that movies rarely hold up to…

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    We all (hopefully) want to help the environment, but we don’t want to change the way we live our lives. If we could change, however, it would make a world of a difference in helping Earth's environment. Stegner hopes to provide information to help people want to change a grow an ethical view on how we use the land today. Stegner also talks about how the environment was saved with the help of Reagan and his administration. All this can be paired with wendell Berry's Idea of a Local Economy in a…

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    politics. William Wallace fought for not only the independence of himself, but also the people around him. Finally, there was William Marshal who was so…

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    Eighner. Wallace Stegner writes about a dump as more poetic and exciting than people in “The Town Dump.” All three have in common the use of one device; figurative language. It is used to both enhance thematic and stylistic essence and convey attitude towards the subject matter. When looking at a dump for…

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    1954 Brown vs Board of Education was a big court case about segregation. Right after Brown won the court case America was in a hell hole. Then in 1963 two speeches that were about segregation will never be forgotten. Staring with governor George Wallace and his “Segregation Now, Segregation Forever” speech, then 6 months later Doctor Martin Luther King gave his “I HAVE A DREAM” arguing against Wallace’s speech. Both having Logos, Ethos, Pathos and Kairos, these two speeches can…

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    Greatest Election Upset

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    Democratic Harry S. Truman and they would finally receive a Republican in office after a long period of time. The election had six candidates but only four were important which included Harry S. Truman, Thomas E. Dewey, J.Strom Thurmond, and Henry Wallace. The parties that were included were Democrats, Republicans, States’ Rights which were also known as Dixiecrats, and Progressives. All of the other candidates parties really wanted Truman out of office, but he fought hard and ignored them and…

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    Harry Daniels was an honourary Métis member, leader, social activist, author, and actor who was born September 16, 1940, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Daniels spent over 40 years in the national and international Aboriginal political arenas, fighting for the rights of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. Influenced by the Labour Movement and the Civil Rights Movement, he was one of the founding members of both the Saskatchewan Métis Society and the Native Council of Canada. He served as Vice President of the…

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