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  • Steampunk Christmas Carol Analysis

    The entire studio was painted black, in traditional black box style, and the audience was onstage, so all the reactions of the actors were heard with extreme clarity, which served to heighten/maintain interest. Similarly, because the audience was onstage, they were given the chance to see the emotions flit across…

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  • Conflict In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

    short story containing shocking realism. On June 27th all the villagers will come together to participate in a huge lottery run by Mr.Summers who hosts all big civic events that go on in town. Each man will pick a slip of paper from a black wooden box and cannot open the slip of paper until each man has one.The name of whom has been selected is Bill Hutchinson. After his name has been called out his wife Tessie instantly starts to protest. Since he has been selected that includes his family…

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  • Prosthetic Limbs: A Case Study

    In this paper, we will discuss phantom limb pain (PLP) and propose an alternate form of treatment for PLP using prosthetic limbs. We will discuss two key ways in which prosthetics can be improved—through the use of 3D printed materials and the integration of electrical input and feedback systems—and refitted as PLP treatment. We will also describe the practical advantages of using prosthetics as a form of medical treatment and provide criticism of currently used treatment methods, such as mirror…

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  • Paranoia As Depicted In John Carpenter's The Thing

    Watching movies is a great pastime. Whether it be an action adventure or a romantic comedy, it’s easy for people to sit down and enjoy one of their favorite films. However, there is a deeper perspective in the movies we watch daily. They can provide important life lessons or even advice on a situation. Movies can also have you question reality and drive you into creating serious motives. John Carpenter’s “The Thing” is a perfect example of that. To me, “The Thing” is one of my favorite movies,…

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  • The Lottery By Shirley Jackson Tradition Essay

    a town celebrates an ancient tradition that concludes with the sacrifice of the winning leader of the household. Mr. Hutchinson picks the winning black-smudged slip of paper from the infamous black box, but his wife objects, resulting in her immediate five family members having to draw from the box. She gives her husband a second chance at life, but unfortunately, the second drawing results in Mrs. Hutchinson’s unjustifiable death (293-95). In order to exhibit how immensely against cultural…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Irresponsible Adult

    When I was eighteen I decided that I’d had enough rules for a lifetime. Immature, irresponsible, vulnerable and determined to make it work, I decided to move out of my grandparent’s house and into an apartment of my own. I would be able to make my own rules and do my own thing without anybody else interfering. It didn’t quite happen like I had imagined it would. There were a lot of bumps along the way but it really turned me into the mature, responsible adult I had always wanted to be. Even…

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  • Personal Narrative-I Really Hate Camping

    including myself. We’re a big family of seven, my mom, my dad, myself, and my four little brothers, Mohammed, Mahmoud, Ahmad, and Walid. I don’t really like camping, because I hate being outdoors. I’ve always felt that it’s unsafe. As I was packing my bag for the trip, and I felt like this trip…

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  • Analysis Of Local Wonders By Ted Kooser

    Do you ever wonder why things turn out the way they do: why the colors of the leaves change when the season turns from summer to fall, or why someone can be treated so awfully, yet still continue to love that person with all their heart ? “The sense of wonder speaks of our hunger to be moved, to be engaged and impassioned with the world and take pleasure in it, attuned to it and fascinated by it” (7 Ways to Spark Your Sense of Wonder). It is Ted Kooser, an American poet and a Pulitzer Prize…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Plastic Bags

    Plastic bags drifting through the wind have many references in popular culture. From Katy Perry’s song fireworks to a random episode of Family Guy, somehow a mindless act of a piece of plastic being tossed around in the blowing wind has made an impression on today’s culture. Plastic bags, however, have been up for debate as to whether or not they should be used or banned. Some say they use up resources that we can not get back; release toxins into the air, water, and ground; kill animals that do…

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  • Objects Of Life Research Paper

    Objects Of Life Using objects is a helpful and effective way to tell a story. Having visual aids to support the story possibly attracts viewers ' attention, keeps the focus on the important parts of the story and makes it easier to follow and comprehend the story line. The objects I 'd select to illustrate my very own story include a tent and camping equipment, my passport, a toy plane, my suitcase, running shoes, my medals and lastly my wedding ring. The first set of objects – tent and…

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