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    everything, but that’s where Homer comes in. At the start of the war Ellie starts to struggle to keep up with everything, Homer notices and steps in to think ‘strictly logical.’ After Homer starts to step in and help Ellie, she regains her conference and starts to lead again but with Homer by her side. At one point in the novel, the group are coming up with plans and some of the ideas are just wrong, but that’s were Homer’s new leadership comes in when he says ‘We have to start acting like soldiers, one mistake and it’s all over.” That helps the group to realise that one mistake, no matter how big or small, could ruin their chances of surviving and winning the war. Ellie starts to recognise this new Homer and she thins that ‘if [they] ever did go back to school [she’d] nominate him for School Captain.’ An example of Ellie coming back to her normal self and becoming a leader again is at the end of the novel when it’s time for them to fight back and Ellie is sick of not doing something so she says ‘It’s time to go to war.” Therefore,…

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    My Mom's Best Friends

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    I wasn’t happy with that suggestion since I really wanted to go on the blow up slide, but I had not wish to be rude, so I reluctantly replied with “ok.” As we went around the festival all I could think about the blow up slide, sure the other rides were fun, but I was convinced that the slide will be so much better. The closer and closer we got to the slide, the harder and harder it became to hold in my excitement, which caused me to start to bounce around. Matt just kept laughing at me making me…

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    Alick: A Tragic Hero

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    A boat came around and had a big spotlight on him then sooner than he could say hey, they had him in the boat. After that they asked him all types of questions and then they said when we are done with getting other people out of the water we will head back. But they could never get everyone because most of the people died on the blow of the explosion, and other people got hit by falling debris and so many different thing’s took people's lives. It pissed Alick off that he was unable to do…

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    In Antonioni’s Blow-Up, symbols are a large part of the characterization of the main character Thomas, and play a huge role in the execution of the themes and overall plot. The film is rarely direct, having many scenes and interactions whose intended purpose is complicated and usually hard to decipher at first, leaving the watcher very confused after it’s completion. While many aspects of the film seems disjointed with no connection or meaning whatsoever, most of the meaning is symbolically…

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    Review of Satchmo Blows Up The World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War Penny von Eschen analyzes the opinion of international observers of the American construct for race with arguments supporting the notion that America failed to ease the racial tensions where African Americans persisted in racial struggle with their white counterparts. American impoliteness toward its African American populace held its negative image on the international platform during the period of Jim Crow. Federal…

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    A person is more powerful when they have something, someone else wants. For instance, when I look at Kylie Jenner, yes she has millions of dollars but when I look at everything she has and everything she wears, I look up to her. She is eighteen years old, so just about two years older than I. She is that older figure that I look up to for all the fashion advice. She has her own app which could symbolize the conch in a way. Whenever I get that notification I go right to the app and see what new…

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    It starts off with Piggy brainstorming and coming up with this idea; “We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear us—” He beamed at Ralph. “That was what you meant, didn’t you? That’s why you got the conch out of the water?” After the discovery of the shell Piggy shares his intelligence with Ralph when he suggests to use the conch shell to call all the boys from around the island together. Then Ralph asks Piggy how to use the conch shell to call the others on…

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    emphasizing its value in the small society. Everyone agreed on the rules and followed them, and for a while, the boys werecivil and respectful of each other. Everyone had the same goal of eventually being rescued. However, the power of the conch, like many tools of power, started to diminish. Rules only work when everyone mutually agrees on them. Jack split off and formed his own colony on the island, and conflict is plentiful. Ralph started to lose members of his camp every day. This was an…

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    Then I dipped it in the water. The next time we came the mine I tried the chisel for a while, however heat treating also makes the metal more brittle and after only an hour or so it shattered. Then I remembered that my blow torch was in the car, the melting temperature of copper was 1,984 F, and my blow torch could reach that temperature. I ran outside grabbed my blow torch and held the flame up to one of the chucks holding it the wall. Twenty minutes later one of my friends shout “Jon! HEY…

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    The op-ed piece from the New York Times, “Tear Down Deadbeat Dams” by Yvon Chouinard, and the Outsiders magazine article “Blow Up” by Bruce Barcott both argue that the construction of dams has been extremely harmful to the natural world. Even though they are similar in idea and argument, the ways they communicate their message differ. I will analyze: FINISH “Blow Up” is structured very much like a story in that Barcott gives the reader a sequence of events; we dammed and we dammed and we dammed…

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