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    When Sandy Kay Fleming first heard from a friend about an opening for a 3rd shift cleaning job at Baldwin Wallace University, she thought it would simply be a good place to put her foot in the door. She applied for and received the position and spent her nights cleaning various buildings. From classrooms to offices and even the cadaver labs, she enjoyed the work and exploring aspects of the campus at night. Almost three years later, Sandy, with her short-blond hair, friendly green eyes, and constant smile is still working for Baldwin Wallace, but now in a daily custodian positon at the recreation center, surrounded by more coworkers. Sandy originally entered the generally underappreciated job intending to stay until all three of her children were done with college. However, she has been pleasantly surprised by an aspect of the job that may possibly provoke her stay longer than she anticipated: the students. Although custodian…

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    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 actual events, Braveheart leaves room to find and dissect the true meaning of Hollywood as…

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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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    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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    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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    battlefield and worked tough in 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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    Cherub: The Recruit The Book Cherub: The Recruit by Robert Muchamore revolves around James a middle school boy who lives with his step-sister and lost his mother due to alcohol poisoning. James was supposed to go to get in trouble for injuring a girl that had been making fun of James’ mother the same day that his mother had died but had not because a secret organization; CHERUB had taken him in as a spy. In his first month at CHERUB James had tons of training in order to undergo basic training.…

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    When she states, “that I should find myself teaching...eager college undergraduate and graduate students would-be writers handicapped” (Prose 180), she informs the audience that literature students are being taught have no impact on their education because no essential skill is retained. In addition, Prose shows her disappointment in the teachers who are ineffectively educating their students with the current works of literature. She emphasizes her message directly to the audience by being…

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    In the poems “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes and “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou both authors convey the same message which is overcoming hardships in life. In the two poems they show their similarities through repetition which will be shown in the first paragraph and literary devices such as figurative language,metaphors and similes, while also showing their differences through parallel structure of both the poems, and through rhetorical questions. Hughes and Angelou show their…

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    conductor(Poetry Foundation). She later began a short term sexual relationship and gave birth to her son, Guy, at the young age of sixteen. For support in raising her son, Angelou began working other jobs as a nightclub dancer, fry cook, dinner cook, and mechanic(Poetry Foundation). In 1950, Angelou married a white ex-sailor named Tosh Angelos. After they separated, she returned to the study of dance in New York City and began performing in other productions including Porgy and Bess. After…

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