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  • A Long Way Gone Figurative Language

    When choosing whether or not to include a specific text in the curriculum, an English teacher must consider many things to determine the story’s relevance, such as the content of the story and universal themes. Ishmael Beah’s memoir A Long Way Gone is appropriate for the Sterling High School English IV curriculum because of its use of complex ideas and universal themes that make this text a worthy champion for the curriculum. Beah’s extensive and sophisticated figurative language appeal to the reader and forces him to think beyond literal representation and think about the deeper meaning. For instance, Beah’s imagery portrays the state of chaos that Sierra Leone is in when Beah passes through an abandoned village that he encounters “I had passed through burnt villages where dead bodies of men, women, and children of all ages were scattered like leaves on the ground after a storm. Their eyes still showed fear, as if death hadn’t freed them from the madness that continued to unfold” (49). With this imagery, the reader can identify that Sierra Leone is in a complete and utter state of madness. Not even the dead can escape the sheer chaos and war that has consumed and engulfed the entire nation. Beah wants his readers to think bigger than what the words literally say. Obviously the reader can also infer that the entire nation experiences the same thing and that being dead will not be a means of an escape from that chaos. Similarly, Beah’s ambiguity throughout the whole story…

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  • Ishmael Beah Research Paper

    Ishmael Beah was a component of the child recruited soldier. He was born on Nov 23, 1980, in Sierra Leone. Ishmael and his brother fall in love with hip hop at such a young age. To them, Hip Hop is just a music and they enjoying it, not knowing that Hip Hop will later be a lifesaver. In 1991, The civil war in Sierra Leone started; Ishmael, an innocent young boy, on the other hand has no clue of what a war looks like. He would never think that this war, particularly will transmute his life…

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  • Stereotypes In The Hunger Games, By Suzanne Collins

    In Suzanne Collins’ exciting novel The Hunger Games, the author depicts the struggle of two tributes from District 12 and their personal development as well as how they survive in the harsh wilderness of the arena. In the beginning of the Hunger Games the story takes place in District 12, which is a part of the nation of Panem. Panem was originally home of 13 Districts but the government took control and destroyed the 13th because the people tried to rebel. As a punishment for what they did…

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  • Public Campaign Finance

    City-states of the ancient world were one of the first political entities with democratic governance. Part of the democratic process is authorizing individuals to make decisions, holding these individuals accountable, and for these individual to be responsive to the needs of the community (Pitkin, 1957). Today, cities have low levels of democratic participation that hold elected officials accountable and authorize them to have the power to make a decision. At the same time, a majority of the…

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  • Fire Marshall Essay

    You no longer want to collaborate with the FOA page 8 31 dash 10 we will work collabration with the fire chief and county commissioner doesnt change the audience and doesnt change the membership. The next guy can come in next and say I dont want to work with the FOA and who he wants to work with. Has to define how the collaberation with the district chiefs. The senior staff meetings being manditory how low did we want to go on the officer list. There has to be away of collaberating. The staff…

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  • Lssp Interview Report

    meet the demands from the parents as well as the administrators. She stated that she would like to incorporate more counseling into her role. However, I realized that there will be a district for me where I can incorporate counseling into my role because this is a role I would like to follow in the near future. When I asked the LSSP how she decided to become an LSSP, it seemed she was very unaware of the career. In my case, it reassured me that this was a career I wanted to follow because I was…

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  • Importance Of Institutional Barriers To Climate Change In South Africa

    Institutional barriers have been identified when it comes to addressing climate change across a large range of South African studies. Studies have shown that there is a lack of capacity in the amount of people and their expertise in the area, as well as there being high staff turnover rates within government departments, the stance that climate change is an environmental issue instead of a developmental issue, poor communication and coordination between various levels of government departments…

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  • Sugar Land Research Paper

    councilmen. The first mayor of Sugar Land was T.E. Harman. He served 2 terms. The most recent mayor is Joe. R. Zimmerman and the 2016 population was reported at 87,000 (Sugar Land History). When Sugar Land changed to a home rule municipal government, it was decided shortly after to appoint a five-member charter. This charter was responsible for reviewing the operation of the city government, making recommendations for revisions and amendments. This led to a special election in August of 1986.…

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  • Voting In Texas

    city and special district elections in Texas are nonpartisan, or not biased, elections. These elections have two negative consequences; voter turnout is low and people take it more personally and are less issue oriented. In Texas’ elections, there is less representation for ethnic minorities and the working class than there is for the rest of the population of Texas. With…

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  • Non-Profit Management

    In the environments of local government and non-profits, management is a key asset that can build partnerships in order to deliver bold solutions to underlying problems. Thus, each manager is assessed based on the results he or she delivers to their respective organization(s). Over the last few decades, increased levels of scrutiny have been placed on public managers. This development has greatly changed the world of nonprofit management education, especially as the growth of the nonprofit…

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