Charles B. Rangel

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  • Greed In A Christmas Carol

    A man with greed is a man with no friends, heart, or soul. Greed is a horrible thing. It is a hot and burning desire for money, fame or anything else that would please a person. there was a man in a book, play, and movies called a Christmas Carol. His name was Ebenezer Scrooge and he was an old man full to the brim with greed. He had no christmas spirit and called it a “humbug!”(Dickens 3) Now poor Ebenezer needed to be taught some very needed christmas spirit, so one christmas eve, he was…

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  • Syntax In The Grapes Of Wrath

    In chapter 11 of John Steinbeck’s novel, “The Grapes of Wrath”, there are many different things going on that may seem pointless and/or out of place. However, when looking closer and digging a little deeper into the text, you will find that much more of this specific literature’s meaning will be revealed. Steinbeck’s use of syntax in certain places and parallelism helps to explain to the audience the density of the feelings the farmers had when they had to leave their homes and watch them rot…

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  • Comparing Cinderella And Grimm's Cinderella

    Have you ever been treated like no one wants you? Well, Cinderella has a pretty good idea of what it's like. In her story she is being mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Anastasia, and Drizella. In both the Disney's version and the Grimm's version she feels this way. As she tries her best to please them it seems that it's just not good enough, but with a little help her dreams can come true. While some similarities between Disney's Cinderella and Grimm's Cinderella are evident, the…

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  • Theme Of Poverty In A Christmas Carol

    A common mindset among the rich of the Victorian Era was that those who suffered from poverty had only themselves to blame. The upper-class saw themselves as superior because of their money, and the poor were looked down upon and blamed for their condition. The rich refused to accept any responsibility to help the poor, or even be kind to them, seeing them as “another race of creatures bound on other journeys”. Dickens challenged this outlook, and was disgusted by it, so he wrote the novella A…

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  • Use Of Justice System In Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

    Works of literature is the creative expression of the time’s systems. Charles Dickens used many of his writings to reflect his current time period. He used his novel “Great Expectations” to highlight the conflicts of London during the Victorian era. Dickens identified the issues in London’s justice system, treatment of orphans, and education system in “Great Expectations”. One of the conflicts present in both “Great Expectations” and Dickens’ time is the legal system and its values. The court…

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  • Ignorance In A Christmas Carol

    from, ignorance. This paper will show you how A Christmas Carol’s play and movie portrayals of Past, Present, and Future can be conveyed in similar and different manners, in addition you’ll see a change of attitude occur. In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (play) Marley, Scrooge’s…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Vietnam War

    When I woke up, I still had that guilty feeling in my stomach. Oh well, how could I fix what I did anyways? While I was thinking about my problem, Cush came by and told me it was time to get my mules ready, so we could deliver supplies to the Yankees. Later on, we got ordered to form into a wagon train and we soon started our journey. After traveling for some time, we arrived at a warehouse, where we had to pick up our supplies. Cush and I had the duty of carrying the kegs of powder, which was…

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  • How Does Scrooge Change In A Christmas Carol

    I recently read a novella, called A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Basically what this book is about is a cold-hearted man who despises Christmas. His name was Ebeneezer Scrooge. Scrooge's partner in business, Marley, died on Christmas Eve, seven years pass, and the very night Marley visits him in ghost form, is Christmas Eve. Marley says that he will be visited by three ghosts, that will help him change his ways before it is too late, the ghost of Christmas Past, the ghost of Christmas…

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  • Great Expectations Rhetorical Analysis

    It is without deceivement that one who dreams of a better life would always think that wealth must commence hand in hand with happiness, it is in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations that a contradiction between an otherwise fascist fact would arise within the life of a boy named Pip. Though before speaking by terms of malevolence towards wealth, a positive shadow must be lain upon such matters. For had it not been for this loitering sum of shillings bestowed upon Pip, the boy would of never…

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  • How Did John D Rockefeller American Dream

    John D. Rockefeller is the poster child for the American dream. He worked himself from the bottom of the monetary food chain to the top. Rockefeller believed in hard and honest work and hated when anything went to waste. This is why when he saw oil being drilled and wasted through inefficiency, he saw an opportunity. Rockefeller then started his own company and the rest is history. He became one of the first multimillionaires in the United States of America through his business and talent.…

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