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    As the era has advanced distinctive types of media, different mediums have been presented to the populace: stories, sonnets, films and so forth. Every type of media has its own particular different importance. Prior to the introduction of motion picture making, TV, writing had been a sufficient wellspring of stimulation. As innovation has advanced, writing can be viewed as motion pictures. Norwegian Wood was written by Haruki Murakami in 1987 and transformed into a film in 2010. The story revolves around two primary characters, Toru Watanbe and Naoko. Toru and Naoko experienced a progression of sad occasion when Naoko 's love interest and best friend, Kizuki, committed suicide during their time in college. The two were not able adapt to their misfortune and consequently moved to Tokyo to escape and begin another life. Suddenly, the two run into each another and the turn in the plot was built up as both focused on another form of relationship: non-romantic sexual partners. Not able to come in terms with her actions, Naoko finds herself losing her mind and subsequently, goes into a mental asylum. Amid this move, Toru guarantees Naoko that he would wait for her. Meanwhile, he is pulled in to another young lady he meets, Midori, which then later turns into something more. These occasions influence Naoko to confer suicide. The apparitions of Toru 's past lead him towards blame and gloom. He tries to conquer his feelings of dread and activities by setting out around Japan to get…

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    The question is, would you forgive? Imagine it’s your family member who didn’t come home from one day, you’re sitting there waiting for them to walk in that door whether it’s your mother, father, brother, or sister but they just never return. Imagine that it was your fault that they didn’t come home. If knowing it was my fault in a way, I would forgive. In the short story “The Seventh Man” by Haruki Murakami, there are two young boys who are best friends,inseparable, always together doing…

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    Short Essay: After Dark Haruki Murakami tests the boundaries between everyday Tokyo reality and a surreal realm in After Dark. The book follows two sisters who are each present in different realities. In this novel, Murakami uses sleep as a symbol of disengagement and disassociation from the world. The plot bounces between many different locations, but centralizes around Eri’s bedroom and the love hotel, Alphaville. Takahashi discloses to Mari later in the book that his original business of…

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    That is what makes it such a beautiful tree. Our campus Weeping Willow Tree consisted of inflorescence flowers. Looking closely we were able to see that they were already drying up. Also an interesting fact about this tree is that the flowers bloomed first and now at this time it’s starting to leaf. The Weeping Cherry Tree that we analyzed had a birds nest in it that we assumed was there since last year. The appearance of this tree is very similar to the Weeping Willow Tree. However, a…

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    In William Wordsworth’s autobiographical poem, The Prelude, the speaker, who in this case is also the poet, encounters unfamiliar aspects of the natural world. These unfamiliar aspects cause the speaker’s changing responses to his experience evolving from an ignorantly blissful boy who enjoys the “troubled pleasure” (ln.6) brought on by finding a boat and leaving nature’s comfort to a man who has loss his innocence and finds that the “covert of the willow tree [a symbol of enchantment,…

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    Willows Research Paper

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    The genus Salix, or Willow, consists of around 400 species of trees and shrubs which can be found in nearly every continent, save for Australia and Antarctica. The wood of willows is light and therefore easily molded, and the plants versatility has lead to it developing a variety of applications ranging from basket-weaving to fire-starting. The near ubiquity and widespread applicability of willows has lead to the plant developing symbolic meaning as well, with the plant featuring prominently in…

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    Pocahontas Ethical Theory

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    concentrate on the character, Pocahontas. A noble free spirited and highly spiritual women possessing the power to communicate with nature, also low in acrimony and high in openness and agreeableness, which is why she cares so much for John Smith, who she just met. These traits are shown as she overcomes racial tension between her and her lover in order to be together, and by purportedly saving the life of John Smith from being killed as she throws herself on top of him to prevent his father's…

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    detail, leading me to believe that Gertrude is trying to soften the blow for Laertes who is already enraged over his father’s death and his sister’s madness; the King says, “How much I had to do to clam his rage.” This is a typically selfish reaction of Claudius which serves to emphasize the need for Laertes to control his grief, as he is an extremely fiery character. Ophelia died after collecting flowers from over a brook. I think that she was collecting them to distribute to the court,…

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    The Beginning Of My Life

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    It isn’t the ideal way to start off a life, but the experience made me more outgoing. Even though I was very young and moving all over the place, all the people I had encountered influenced my life in positive ways. That opportunity alone set me in a direction where meeting new people and being open to new things is very rewarding. When I was about to go into Kindergarten, my grandparents had bought a house in Mckinney for my mom to rent from them. That was the time where my mom was more…

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    of grainy sand in his teeth. Finally, James could swim to the top. When he got to the top he took a deep breath of the refreshing oxygen. He examined his surroundings and knew he wasn’t home. Cautiously, James walked to what looked like a long road in front of him and when he turned around the ocean had disappeared. James’ jaw dropped as he was completely stunned by the marvelous scenery. In front of him he could see a green grassy road that seemed to carry on forever. It had wonderful willow…

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