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    The Lottery With an exciting title like “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, one might have a happy, optimistic outlook on the short story they are about to read. Instead, “The Lottery” is a short story that takes place in a small rural town where one’s luck can change with a representation of a piece of paper. After reading the tale, one might feel like they just read an insert from a Stephen King horror story, but that is not how Jackson begins the journey. Once a year, the town’s people gather in the center square of a small settlement in New England. With each white piece of paper placed within a black box, only one paper will mark the unlucky family. One by one, families are called for their attendance, shouting each family member’s last name. Tradition and rituals state that the person within the unlucky family who draws the black marked dot on the white piece of paper, must be…

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    However, both Waverly and Sophie have similar and different personalities. In Rules of the game, Waverly Jong becomes well-known, as she triumphs in her quest to be a chess champion. However, she has multiple personalities; sometimes she is good and other times she is bad. One example of this is when she receives a pack of Life Saver candy as a Christmas present, where she does not complain like most children would, but is very grateful. Instead of being depress of her gift she makes the best of…

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    The Wire Scene Analysis

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    comparisons to is the chess scene in episode 3, The Buys. In this scene a higher ranked drug dealer and the head of the organizations’ nephew, D’Angelo teaches two young drug dealers how to play chess and the game. In this scene many metaphors show how D’Angelo understands the rigged, underlying and exposed nature of…

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    taking her on an expedition through a difficult game of chess. Alice starts out in the world by meeting up with the Red Queen, who shows her the number of many brooks running straight across from side to side, dividing the area up into squares as Alice realizes it is a giant game of chess (Carroll, 131-134). The more Alice sees of the game the more she wants to be a part of it. The Red Queen puts Alice up to the test to see if she can successfully make it through the game. In the novel, Alice’s…

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    organization. The young dealers are using chess pieces and a chess board for a much simpler game, checkers. This establishes…

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    looked over at Banquo. Banquo was no longer Banquo for he is now a giant beignet man. Banquo the beignet man turned to Macbeth and said to him in a questioning manner “Is something the matter, Is it that I am a delicious sweet that could sliced in half with the slightest swing of the sword?” Macbeth then responded with something similar to what he asked the witches. “Have you always been a giant beignet?” Then the giant beignet said back to Macbeth “haven’t you always just been a pawn from a…

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    A Pawn of Life and Love Relationships are like a game of chess, sacrificing, but requires thinking before acting. Chess teaches how certain actions can lead to complete annihilation or victory. The altruistic pawns of action are like the compromises of the game of life. These compromises include: learning to give and take, how to share, and how to negotiate; these are only a few of the life lessons that parents strive to teach their children. However, some parent-child relationships…

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    because the film was being processed or we did not have a usable camera at the time. Some of the pictures have been given away to others, class and family pictures to show how much we have grown or for the grandparents to show off to their friends. The exhibit “Retrospective” by Judy and Kevin Flicker reminds me of these photos. Pieces of their lives are strewn about the gallery, paintings and pottery lining the walls and displayed on pedestals. There are some gaps in their collections too,…

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    herself as parts of who she is. She explains that in more than one piece of hers there is an underlying narrative (Plagens). She does drawings, printmaking, and paintings that are usually abstract (Artnet). She does a lot of her work in New York but has a massive studio on Berlin that she uses for very large art pieces (Artnet). Her work has been said to be nonliteral art movements such as Futurism to Constructivism. All of her works, involve the city life such as graffiti or architecture. One…

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    After the chess tournament, I slumped in the backseat, kicking myself for how impractically I played. "Shouldn’t have spent all my time on that one move!" I exclaimed. That’s when Dad would always tell me, “You will learn more from your losses.” The joy of winning a game and the agony of blundering one away are constant themes in my chess career. And, as I discovered, my dad was right about the losses. I am a big fan of strategic board games - I played Go when I was younger and now, chess is my…

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