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  • The Book Of Malachi

    In Malachi 1:1 it says “The oracle of the word of The Lord to Israel through Malachi”. Which meaning that the prophet Malachi wrote the book of Malachi and the words came from The Lord himself. The book of Malachi was written between 569 and 440 BC. Malachi is the last book in the Old Testament and was meant to show people how far away from God they really are. The first return from Babylonian exile the first time when Cyrus was king. Possibly the return of Haggai and Zechariah from Jerusalem. They prophesized that the Temple would be rebuilt under Darius. Sacrifices were reinstituted on an altar for burnt offerings. The temple was completed in 516 B.C. The second return from Babylonian exile was under Ezra in 458 B.C. The third return from…

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  • Figurative Language: Recognizing Figures Of Speech In The Bible

    FIGURES OF SPEECH IN THE BIBLE (Adapted from McCune) “Generally an expression is figurative when it is out of character with the subject discussed, or is contrary to fact, experience, or observation” (Roy Zuck, Basic Bible Interpretation, p. 145). Matt 19:25 Camel through the eye of a needle (it’s impossible – not explained by a gate in the wall) 1. Recognizing figures of speech • Look for the normal or plain sense first. • Note contradictions, impossibilities, or absurdities in the…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Anthem, By Ayn Rand

    It is a sin to write and read the following. It shows the ways in which the character, Equality 72521 from the book Anthem by Ayn Rand, and how he was not in by any means wrong in writing what he had written. The following will go through the community, himself, and finally his independence from the community and his “brothers” of his old life. The community is the words you hear most often when talking about an environment. It’s one of those words we are all taught when we were younger about…

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  • The Yellow Wallpaper And The Boat By Alistair Macleod

    Art and literature are the foundation of life. Long before Netflix and social media existed, people used books to entertain themselves. Mason Cooley said “reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are”. Even in 21st century, the age of technology, people use books as a source of entertainment and writing as a form of self-expression. Books and reading in general has many benefits like mental stimulation, gaining knowledge and much more. The function of books, reading and…

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  • My Reading Experience Essay

    The teacher I had was kind, funny, and she would read us books all the time. Up to that point, I had never had a teacher who made reading so much fun. She would read us these books that as a kid I found fascinating and riveting. There was one particular book that she read that I really enjoyed, it was called “Hank the Cowdog” and it was about a brown dog that was the sheriff of a farm and would solve any crime done on the farm, I mean what kid wouldn’t love that story. To top it all of she would…

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  • Writing Persuasive Speech

    Does the sight of a bookstore make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end? Do words leap off the page as you read a particularly good book? Do you long to put pen to page or, as is the tendency these days, fingers to keyboard, ready to create your very own world? Have you ever, in utter secrecy, given in to the controversial temptation of book-sniffing? Don't worry my friend, you are not alone. And chances are you're already a writer and you just haven't realised it yet. And, of course,…

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  • Johannes Gutenberg: The Invention Of The Printing Press

    Before the invention of the printing press, only monasteries, education institutes, and the extremely rich had books. It was a painstaking process to create a book because one had to measure and outline the page and then copy the text from another book. The invention of the printing press in 1445 by Johannes Gutenberg allowed for more books to be reproduced at a much quicker rate and for them and their information to be spread to people all over the world (Head). The invention of the printing…

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  • Response To Catcher In The Rye

    adolescence, books have become my sanctuary. Every moment of doubt or despair was made bearable by a book. I lived in a world created by my imagination, and each time reality disappointed me, books were there to catch me before I lost hope. On introspection, I realize that my love for books comes from a desire to find a relateable situation and character. It was a desire to be understood and empathised with that made me turn to books. Such is the power of empathy. It allows us to feel each…

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  • Procrastination Is The Thief Of Time Analysis

    STOP! Don’t put down this book that you’re reading! I know you find the title of this book interesting. And you’d say, “This must be an interesting eBook. But I’m dead busy now. I’ll get to it sometime later.”All right, my friend. When is that ‘later’ going to be? The ‘later’ might never come. If you stop reading this eBook now, I’m afraid procrastination has made an inroad. I’m sure you’re familiar with this popular expression: “Procrastination is the thief of time.” The statement was believed…

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  • The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Essay

    A children’s book should capture the imagination of the people who read it. In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, four siblings walk through a wardrobe and into the fantasy land of Narnia. Pembroke Meadows Elementary school needs engaging books to fill their Little Free Library, which is a neighborhood book exchange. C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe deserves a spot in the Little Free Library because it builds children’s character, because it is a timeless classic, and because…

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