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    Voyage of Saint Brendan, which follows Saint Brendan and his brothers as they embark on their journey in search of the Promised Land of the Saints. Throughout their legendary seven-year journey, Brendan and his followers encounter an assortment of animals such as sheep, birds, a whale, and a devouring beast – all of which are allegories that allude to the central theme of the Last Judgment. This eschatological theme is conveyed through the helpful or threatening nature of these creatures,…

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    The General Crime Analysis

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    The General (1998) and the Opportunism of Crime: An Analysis of the Historical Rise of the Middle Class Prosperity in Ireland in the 1990s This film study will define the opportunism o crime in the film The General by John Boorman to describe the rise of an Irish middle class in a crime genre setting. Martin Cahill (Brendan Gleeson) is a leader of a gang of thieves that continually humiliates authority figures in the context of a trickster in the criminal underworld of Hollyfield, a slum in…

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    In some schools across America, the mass murder of Native Americans in California during the nineteenth century is taught as an inevitable, necessary evil (Discussion). However, this notion is false. The mass murder of the Native Americans was systematic and calculated, carried out by white settlers through attacks on the lives, livelihoods, homes, and cultures of the natives. According to both Raphael Lemkin and the United Nations, these actions were genocidal. In the work, Murder State, by…

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    While watching the institutional videos, I could not help but think about how the residents felt while living in such horrible institutions. Throughout the clips, there was a common theme within each that the residents of institutions were not treated the same as many other civilians. The residents were treated horrible along with the conditions of the institutions being horrendous and unbearable for them. It was clear that the employees did not care about the residents. The videos on Pennhurst,…

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    I am Brendan Elliott. Sports has been an undying passion of mine since I was young enough to remember with my life always being surrounded with some type of sport activity or event. My love for sports began as a hobby, as well as an outlet for myself whenever I needed it. If I received an inadequate grade on an exam I would go outside and shoot hoops until dark. When my parents had agitated me for some reason, I would call up my friends and get a pick-up game of any type going. If I was just…

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    The men and women I saw at St. Brendan Catholic church were from a diverse race. I saw a mixture of White, Black, Asian and Hispanic. The majority of the members seemed Asian. This made me realized that it was likely for an English church to have a diverse population than a non-English church because the English Language was common. In my Church, the services are in Spanish only which attracts mostly Hispanic people from central America, and Mexico. In St. Brendan church I saw how well the…

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    Ula Character Analysis

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    • Academic o Strengths: Brendan is currently enrolled in self-contained classes (15:1) for math, ELA, social studies, and science. According to Brendan, he learns best when he sees a demonstration or model of the given task before completing the assignment. He also prefers hands on activities. In ELA, Brendan is able to annotate; in math, he can solve equations with one variable; in social studies, he is able to cite evidence from the text; and in science, Brendan can use the scientific method…

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    Grand Opening Analysis

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    In Jon Hassler’s Grand Opening, Brendan Foster learns to mature, he shows that becoming an adult is a conscious effort to right one’s wrongs and make peace with one’s foolishness. At first, all Brendan cares about is how others view him, he’s selfish and ignorant to others feelings. Brendan cannot let Dodger damage his developing image, he says: ‘We can’t be friends anymore.’ ‘We can’t? Why not?’ ‘Because.’ He chose not to accuse him of being a weight on his rising fortunes. ‘Just because.’…

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    Buzz Monologue

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    crowd, “Buzz, buzz, buzz, buzz!” Brendan walked over to me. “Bro, don’t screw this up, I don’t want to look like a fool. I’m sure George would say the same thing.” That’s what I was up against. Brendan, George, and me all looking like fools. George and I wearing a Michigan State jerseys, Brendan wearing a Michigan jersey, and us all with buzz cuts, including George, who cares a lot about his hair. For…

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    It was one of the hottest days of summer and me and my friend Courtney were outside talking and drinking lemonade. Courtney looked at and said “ Let's call Brendan and Cheyenne over and see what they're up to”. I agreed and said “Yes call them over”. We waited about 10 minutes and we seen Brendan and Cheyenne walk over we greeted them. Brendan was wearing a black t shirt with tan shorts and had his Jansport backpack. Cheyenne was wearing pink shirt and black jeans. Brendan grab his backpack and…

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