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  • Nat Turner's Response To American Slavery By Kyle Baker

    Kyle Baker does an amazing job of keeping a quick pace throughout the course of the novel. This book does an unbelievable job of illustrating how African slaves lived or existed; and the hopelessness and cruelty they experienced. Nat Turner was told he was different, bright and inquisitive, Baker writes, “My father and mother strengthened me in this, my first impression, saying in my presence I was…

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  • Caribbean Bauxite Company Case Study John Baker

    Introduction Caribbean Bauxite Company, particularly John Baker, has themselves in quite a mess over the resigning of Matthew Rennalls. Matthew Rennals, the current Assistant Engineer, is John’s successor as the new Chief Engineer at Caribbean Bauxite Limited. John Baker is to become the production manager of Keso Mining Corporation near Winnipeg – one of Continental Ore’s fast-expanding Canadian enterprises. “John Baker is a 45 year old English expatriate who has worked for Continental Ore in…

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  • Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline: An Analysis

    Up until the modern world, history has changed by either removing a feature or improving its structure. In the novel, “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline a story is told between a 17-year-old orphan in the modern world and a 91-year-old widow who experienced a long ride in the orphan train back in the early 20th century. Vivian Daly, the 91-year-old widow explains the hardships she went through to the orphan, Molly Ayer. This story compares and shows the drastic change in the lives of…

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  • Analysis Of Exposure And Visibility Of Mental Illness By Bobby Baker

    Exposure and Visibility: How does Bobby Baker use performance art to re-align the stigma of mental illness? Exposure and visibility of mental illness is a highly disputed and controversial conversation. By definition, visibility means ‘the degree to which something can be seen by the public’ (Cambridge, et al., 2017) and exposure means ‘the fact of experiencing something or being affected by it because of being in a particular situation or place’ (Cambridge, et al., 2017) and this will be the…

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  • Comparing Rip Van Winkle And The Speech Of Polly Baker

    people were able to make the mystical parts of Puritan assumed the normal. So Irving tells a new story out of many existing threads of American experience. “Rip Van Winkle” is a complete version of Franklin’s drafts, such as “The Speech of Polly Baker,” and if you were to read certain passages from Irving and Franklin by their selves, it could be hard to identify the basis, both develop a subdued sarcasm and rely heavily on irony to develop their stories. The fact that Irving is most thankful…

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  • How Does Jordan Baker Symbolize In The Great Gatsby

    Jordan show that she is actually meant to depict a woman who is full of lies and deceit, portraying her in a negative light, just as the other female characters are. First, her name, Jordan Baker, is associated with, perhaps inspired by, two distinct car companies from the 1920’s. Jordan Motor Car Company, and the Baker Motor Vehicle Company. Fitzgerald’s choice to take her name from two separate car companies emphasizes how much he is intentionally attempting to portray her as an object – her…

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  • Sisters: The Lives Of American Suffragists By Jean H. Baker

    Jean H. Baker, a historian who teaches at Goucher College, has also written several other books including; Sisters, James Buchanan and Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography, and the Stevenson’s. She now resides in Baltimore, Maryland. Sisters; The Lives of Americans Suffragists, is a book about some amazing women which include, but not limited to Frances Elizabeth Willard, Alice Paul, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and last but not least Susan B. Anthony. These women led the groups and…

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  • The Role Of Immigration In The Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline

    In Christina Baker Kline’s novel The Orphan Train, one specific critical concern of the Sister’s of Mercy is immigration. Out of the four critical concerns, I feel as if immigration stands out the most throughout the novel. The novel was based on the time period where immigration was extremely popular in America. The orphan train transported children around the country and made certain stops where the children would be put into foster homes. The challenges and traumatic experiences the…

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  • Foster Care In Christina Baker Kline's Orphan Train

    Today’s news is repeating itself, it’s inevitable. The book Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is set in the 1930s, and this is around the time where the early stages of foster care started developing. Foster care is still around, and the system is as broken as it was when it was first introduced. In Orphan Train, part of the story revolves a young girl, Niamph, who’s parents died, and placed into foster care. She jumped around from house to house. In the first house, she was selected off of…

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  • Food Patterns In Chinese Dietary Practices By Melissa Baker

    I interviewed Melissa Baker. She is a female and 40 years old. She is Italian and believes the catholic ways. She has believed the catholic way all of her life. She currently lives in Mansfield Ohio and has lived here all of her life. She is a full time mom of three kids and lives with her boyfriend of 6 years. She has three boys, two that live with her and one that lives by himself. She works a full time job and loves it. She is a really interesting person, she loves to cook everything and…

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