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  • Jacob This Land Is Mine Analysis

    “… in Detroit, one of the bloodiest race riots of the century” (587). On June 20th, 1943 fights between black and white teenagers broke out at Belle Isle Park, an integrated amusement park on an island in the Detroit River. The conflict quickly spread off the island with the help of rumors and began to plague the rest of the city. After two days of violence, 6,000 federal troops were sent into Detroit to deescalate the situation. Overall, the riots resulted in amplified racial tensions in Detroit, $27.5 million in property damages to predominately black communities, 433 wounded people and 34 deaths, with 25 of them being black. The violence and circumstances surrounding the 1943 race riot in Detroit can greatly be related to the work of Jacob…

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  • Tom Ridge Environmental Center Observation

    it actually was. It is at the entrance to Presque Isle State Park which is almost completely surrounded by Lake Erie. Presque Isle is approximately 3200 acres and is home to many different kinds of…

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  • Belle Aileen Wuornos: The Phenomenon Of Female Serial Killers

    killers came before Wuornos, including Belle Gunness. Belle began her crimes of arson in the late 1880’s and escalated to murder by 1900 (Rosewood & Lo, 8-10). She transitioned from a young immigrant, to an organized serial killer driven by her motive of profit. What separates Belle from other serial killers is the fact that she was never caught for her heinous crimes. While she is surely dead now, her crimes still haunt the town of La Porte, Indiana where a majority of her murders took place. …

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire Scene Analysis

    Scene 2, of A Street Car Named Desire, in the movie and the playwright is a particular scene that stood out. This is the part when Stanley questions Blanche about losing Belle Reve and if there were papers to prove it. Stella asked Stanley not to question her sister because she is under a lot of stress. This part of the play is important because the main characters’ personality and relationships toward each other start to stand out. Stanley’s aggressive nature starts to develop as starts to get…

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  • Manx National Heritage Essay

    Short Report Manx National Heritage (MNH) is the Isle of Man government’s attempt to preserve and present Manx history and culture, and their website is primarily used to advertise island-wide heritage sites and attractions. The main focus of the website is on the ‘Historical Attractions’ of the island, with less focus on ‘Ancient Monuments’ and ‘Coast and Countryside.’ MNH is all about showcasing the history of the Isle of Man, and the website concentrates on locality: on each attraction’s…

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  • The Awakening Critical Analysis

    Kate Chopin, in her short story The Awakening, vividly describes the timeline of Edna from her immediate arrival in New Orleans, to the beginnings of her culture shock and awakening, to her tragic suicide. Upon her arrival to Grand Isle Resort in New Orleans she meets Robert and Madame Ratignolle, both of whom take her breath away, or as the book puts it “left her stunned in amazement”. Compared to her life growing up in the slower small towns of Kentucky, the upbeat large city of New Orleans…

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  • UK Post Brexit

    Q: The UK has voted to leave the EU - a process that has come to be known as Brexit. In your opinion, what is likely to happen next? Remember your opinion, no copying and pasting from internet or magazines. We use Turnitin. Just read about this topic and express your opinion. How much?? Well, if you want an A (or 25 pts), I need something to read... don 't you think? I feel that the UK post “Brexit” (leaving of the EU) is going to be a very rocky road to say the least. Personally, I agree with…

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  • The Women In Chopin's The Awakening

    As a woman everyone expected me to do this and to do that. And while fulfilling and doing everything that was expected of me. I lost my dream, I lost my wing, and most importantly I lost me. The women in The Awakening can be seen as a representation of Chopin. Chopin’s writing is based off women in transitional periods. Adele Ratignolle, Mademoiselle Reisz, and Edna Pontellier are different versions of Chopin. In the story, The Awakening shows the reality that is not spoken about. That even…

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  • Chesapeake Car Narrative

    The car was ready for our trip to Emerald Isle North Carolina. My brother Will and I argued on who would sit in the “hump” in the car. The “hump” was the tightest, most cramped and the seat that can’t adjust in the middle of the two awesome window seats. Will even tried to get my older brother Danny who was almost 15 to sit in that seat! “I have been sitting in that seat for 13 hours for 14 years! No way Will!” Danny complained. Annoyed, I held my breathe and volunteered to sit in the awful…

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  • Summary Of Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

    Grounded by Language In Mother Tongue, Amy Tan begins her short story by giving the audience prior knowledge that Tan is not a scholar of English and she is not able to give much more than her past knowledge on the English language. She then proceeds to give the readers an idea of how much she is fascinated by language itself and gives it a grading scale from complex english to simple English. Tan presents her short story by giving the readers a recent experience that made her rethink the…

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