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  • Creative Writing: Blows My Mind

    Blows My Mind If we shall be found guilty of anything on the Day of Judgement, it will not be because we believed too much but that we believed too little about all the things God intended for us to experience in this lifetime and eternity. St. Paul, quoting his predecessor the Prophet Isaiah, wrote “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him” (1 Corinthians 2:8) June was a tall redheaded senior of Irish decent and full of life. She…

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  • The Theme Of Tradition In The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

    really is going to be a good summers day. Soon after, the diction changes as things start to get suspicious. For example, he used descriptions when describing certain events such as when he said “his face red and his feet overlarge, near knocked the box over as he got the paper out”. The author left a lot of room for the readers to assume what was going to happen but the ending was…

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  • Character Analysis Of The Lottery By Tessie Hutchinson

    The Fate of Tessie Hutchinson The term lottery creates a vision of winning something of value. In the short story, “The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson, Jackson took the meaning of the lottery and put a dark twist to it. Jackson gives an everyday feel to the story as if the annual ceremony “the lottery” is a peaceful day for the townspeople. The reader infers that this is a positive outcome based on society’s understanding of what a lottery is; however, the lottery takes an unforeseen twist that…

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  • Case Study Of The Movie Exhibition Industry

    This case is a study of the movie exhibition industry and the variable trends that affect consumer choices. Through analysis of the general setting conditions and Porter’s five forces, we will develop a strategic mindset that could be applied toward business sustenance and probable expansion. The objective is to overcome negative commercial trends and apply focus on maintaining an efficient and stable market. This study process, will give us a better perspective of the industry participants and…

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  • The Flick Play Analysis

    The Flick is Pulitzer Prize winning play written by Annie Baker. It is set in an old movie theater, appropriately called “The Flick”. The movie theater is currently being upgraded from using an old 35 millimeter projector to a digital one. Just like the theater is undergoing changes, so are the lives of the play’s three characters, Avery, Sam, and Rose as they learn more about each other in the time they share at The Flick. The play begins by introducing to Sam and Avery, both of whom are seen…

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  • Social Issues In The Lottery, By Shirley Jackson

    27th of June, the entire town assembles to partake in the lottery, however, instead of winning a tremendous prize the ‘winner’ gets stoned to death. An old black box is the vessel that holds the townspeople fate, and after decades of use, it has become worn and shabby. Every year Mr. Summers tried to convince the townspeople to build a new box, yet every year “the subject [is] allowed to fade off without anything’s being done. (p.237)” Tradition is very important to the villagers and even the…

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  • What Does The Black-Box Symbolize In The Lottery

    storyline, the image of the “black-box” is mentioned approximately 20 times. This box plays quite a large role in the plot of the story in that the pieces of paper inside of it ultimately determines the fate of one the villager’s lives. Whichever individual draws the sheet of paper from the black box with the black dot on is plagued with the fate of the lottery. This villager is sentenced to death by means of stoning by the hands of the remaining townspeople. The “black-box” is representative of…

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  • Hope For Homelessness Research Paper

    homelessness is key to healing the epidemic that plagues our great nation. However, the hope that shines the most comes from the elite few that proceed forward despite their circumstances. Choosing to get an education regardless of your home being a cardboard box or with a friend takes a steadfast mind and courage. Parents loving their children letting them stay with a substitute family while remaining homeless themselves shows how selfless they really are. The ultimate sacrifice of laying their…

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  • Advantages Of Staying At Home Vs Staying Home

    A popular way to spend a quality evening with the family is by enjoying a movie. The decision of going to a movie theater versus staying home to watch a movie can be quite a debate. Although a trip to the theater may be enjoyable, staying at home to watch a movie is the better choice when considering cost, convenience, comfort and amenities. Consider this perspective to help avoid family disagreements and to better the overall movie experience. First analyze the cost of taking the whole…

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  • Objective Observation In The Classroom

    students follow. The student put their water bottles and lunch boxes away on the shelves and put their head down on the table. The teacher calls them table-by-table to go drink water. When J.H entered the classroom, he hugged Ms. H and put his lunch box away while making dinosaur’s sounds. J.H kept his water bottle with him and drank his water at the table. At this point, every student has their head down on the…

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