Barbara Gordon

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  • Batgirl Of Burnside Character Analysis

    Batgirl Vol 1: Batgirl of Burnside is about Barbara Gordon also known as Babs, who is the main character. She is trying to start all over with her life, away from all the action that she has had in the past. After years of painful recovery from the gunshot that severed her spine, Barbara Gordon has a new home, a new costume, and a new attitude. (Publisher Weekly, 55). Babs pack all the necessary, moves to the other side of the bridge and heads to Gotham’s most exclusive neighborhood: Burnside. During all this changes she is doing with her life, someone sneaks on to her old apartment and fire up everything. Babs costume and gear were not the exception; all her Batgirl appliances were destroyed. Due to the consequences Babs has no other choice…

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  • Going Sane: An Analysis Of Batman's Hobby Of Crime

    Batman's hobby of crime stopping in tights has come to attract various kinds of villains but there is one who has truly made a name for himself. His name is the Joker and he is best known as Batman's nemesis. According to ("Joker comics "), Joker became who he was after he joined the mob in a attempt to support his pregnant wife. He is later pursued by Batman which causes him to jump into a chemical vat to elude the Batman but the mental strain of coming out of the vat disfigured and learning…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Visit To The George Washington Library Museum

    Bush family was their family traditions. This exhibit gave detailed background information over the household that George Bush was brought up in. In this exhibit I learned that George has four other siblings, attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, attended Yale University and joined the navy. I also learned that he married the love of his life, Barbara Pierce. The museum did an excellent job of giving detailed description of the early childhood of George, and providing pictures,…

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  • The Ultimate Safari Short Story

    The Construction and Meaning of “Home” in Nadine Gordimer’s Tale of Postcolonial Africa, “The Ultimate Safari” Nadine Gordimer’s “The Ultimate Safari” takes the reader on a journey as the main character, a little girl, flees from Mozambique with her brothers and grandparents. Throughout the short story, the girl describes her trek out of Mozambique and through Kruger Park into South Africa, and details the hunger, loss, and overall feeling of deprivation that came with the unavoidable…

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  • The Poisonwood Bible Analysis

    Orleanna’s House of Guilt In Barbara Kingsolver’s novel The Poisonwood Bible, Nathan Price, the father to four daughters and husband to Orleanna Price, brings his family on a missionary trip to the Congo. Their daily routines of residing in the Congo require hard work for survival, whereas in Georgia, life necessities like water and food are easily given. Although the Price family has left their home in Georgia, it is Orleanna who believes that as long as she is able to care for her family, she…

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  • Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible

    Amy Nguyen ENGL 1002 Paper #1 As humans, we grow up in a community of family and friends. They provide the learned values and direction that allows us to become functioning members of society who are able to help others and ourselves. It is the basis of society. Community presents itself as an interwoven network of various part and sub-parts, and every small action can create a ripple effect that may go unnoticed by those immediately surrounding it, but more clearly seen as the waves spread. In…

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  • Animal Dreams By Barbara Kingsolver: An Analysis

    Throughout history, many cultures have seen women’s primary role as the reproducer and caregiver. What happens when a woman doesn’t fit this mold of dutiful wife and mother? Barbara Kingsolver analyzes this circumstance in her novel Animal Dreams through her childless and unwed protagonist in the fictional town of Grace. Kingsolver’s works tend to critique the accepted and expected roles of women in society and evaluates the previously endorsed notion that women’s worth lies in their fertility…

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  • The Bean Trees Analysis

    “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality”-Roopleen. This quote relates to both Ben Carson and Taylor Greene from The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver during their journey on accomplishing their goals. Gifted hands by Ben Carson is an aspiring story of how he started from Detroit and made his way to be an astounding pediatric neurosurgeon at John Hopkins by the age of thirty-three and never seemed…

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  • Individuality Vs. Conformity In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    In the book Anthem by Ayn Rand, Equality 7-2521 is a young man who struggles to find ways to show his true self because he lives in a society based on conformity. Ayn Rand uses the symbols of the light bulb, the Uncharted Forest, and his new name to demonstrate the conflict of individuality versus conformity in order to demonstrate the importance of individuality and self-discovery. Thus, through the use of these symbols, Ayn Rand is able to integrate the theme of individuality versus conformity…

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  • Allusions In The Poisonwood Bible

    Poisonwood Bible Essay An allusion is an expression designed to call something to mind indirectly. Whether to subliminally persuade someone, or to make a comparative point, allusions are an effective literary device. Barbara Kingsolver is an American woman who spent parts of her childhood in the Congo. She uses this first hand experience to fill her most popular book, the Poisonwood Bible with allusions. This story takes place at a time when the Congo is fighting for, and achieving…

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