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  • Examples Of Nostalgia In The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    The human mind often develops and clings onto joyful recollection of memories. This wistful longing and sentimentality for the past is nostalgia. Nostalgia is not necessarily destructive, but being unable to accept reality inevitably can lead to misery and hopelessness. In The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid depicts the life of a Pakistan immigrant, Changez, in America before and after the 9/11 terrorist attack. While being employed under Underwood Samson and living in post 9/11 America,…

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  • The Movie ' Fuck '

    Fuck. He was gone again, and it was getting to be too much, these separations. It had always been like this for them, and being fiercely independent she had always been able to shrug it off and keep busy until his return. However, lately she 'd been growing increasingly needy for him. Frowning, she hugged her arms around herself as she snuggled into their bed and thought about how their relationship had progressed. They had started off as friends, both enjoying joking and teasing each other.…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Challenger Speech

    Part 1: Part I: Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation in Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Address There was a significant loss of seven people during a space shuttle explosion on January 28, 1986. Ronald Reagan was originally supposed to deliver the State of Union Address, but after the unfortunate happenstance of the Challenger, he instead gave a short speech, in respect to the loss of the seven challenger members. Rhetorical and contextual information will be discussed and analyzed throughout the rest…

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  • Address To The Challenger Disaster Analysis

    The National Tragedy The Challenger was a horrible tragedy the american public had to witness, but we as a country will not let it get in the way of our future accomplishments. The Challenger was a spacecraft that exploded on January 28, 1986 while its departure to space along with 7 crew members inside. The president of the United States, Ronald Reagan, then delivered the “Address To The Challenger Disaster” to the nation and the crew members families. Reagan crafted the speech to let everyone…

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  • Personal Narrative-Backward Launch Of The Space Program

    In 1986, the world experienced a tragedy that had lasting effects on many people, myself included. While at the young age of nine years old at the time, I can still remember that day as though it was yesterday. That day, schools had closed in my county due to snow. I was home, flipping through the television when I came across a news broadcast about the impending launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger. I do not remember if I had knowledge of the space program before that day, but something that…

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  • Challenger Disaster Case Study

    Abstract The NASA Challenger STS 51-L accident is an archetypal example of a disaster with no clear scapegoat. While it is easy to simply blame the management for disregarding engineers’ warnings about the safety of the mission, this analysis of the Challenger Disaster is erroneous because it fails to consider other factors such as a flawed communication system. In order to comprehensively analyze the ethical violations that led to the Challenger accident, we must consider the scenario…

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  • Columbia Shuttle Crush Disaster

    Name Instructor Course Date of Submission Columbia Shuttle Crush Disaster Abstract This paper discusses the Columbia shuttle crash disaster that occurred on February 1, 2003. Pressure suits, seat restraints, as well as the space shuttle crew’s helmets failed to work. The result was a devastating incident as the out-out-control ship broke apart after losing pressure. Following the incident, no survivors were rescued. A report from NASA claims that the incident led to the death of all astronauts…

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  • The Crew Short Story

    It was just another day in Germany with my family and I. We were eating lunch one day and we received a telegraph from my boss, Hitler. The telegraph said top secret and contained information that could destroy the world. Hitler wanted me and a few other soldiers to work separately from him and the army and become secret service men. So, I left the dinner table and told “ The Crew” to meet at a diner in town. We meet up to discuss how we are going to get the weapon. I read from the telegraph in…

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  • Shuttle Challenger Disaster Speech

    “Shuttle Challenger Disaster Address” Analysis The “Shuttle Challenger Disaster Address” was given by Ronald Reagan at 5 p.m. from the Oval Office at the White House on January 28, 1986. Ronald Reagan uses different strategies and appeals, and manipulation of language to make his speech have the effect that it did on the Nation. Ronald Reagan uses many loaded words to stress how he is mourning the loss of the heroes that died. He reached out to their families and loved ones, which always brings…

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  • Personal Narrative: Eulogy For Pastors

    The yelling and the screaming these imbeciles do in this damn place is just so agitating! It’s all because the pastor makes a reference to the bad in this world. To me, it’s just pointless. My grandma loves it though. She’s a southern woman with strong beliefs and seems to think God has something to do with everything. Oh yea, I almost forgot. This dreaded place I’m referring to is church. What really sets me off about church is that it’s basically just a big fake that makes you give the church…

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