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    Chris Crutcher argues in his article, “How They Do It”, that school systems should not become easily persuaded by the parents’ complaints to censor books that should be a part of the curriculum that their children benefit from due to the fact that the students can relate, learn, and build off of the books that are censored. Crutcher builds his argument throughout his article by including the use of personal anecdotes, pathos, and repetition. Due to the fact that Crutcher includes the use of personal anecdotes, he supports his argument. He builds his argument with the use of personal stories in hope to engage the readers. Crutcher describes an experience where one of his books, Whale Talk, was added as an all-school read for a school in Michigan.…

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    In the beginning, Doodle’s brother is aware of a bad trait inside of him, a cruel streak, and does not fight it, but by the end, his cruelty dissolves as he learns the terrible consequences of pride. The narrator of the story, Doodle’s brother has always wanted a younger brother to play with. When he finally receives a baby brother, he is dismayed to find out that his new sibling is an invalid. The baby is named William Armstrong but is called “Doodle” by the family, and as he grows older, his…

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    Deadline by Chris Crutcher is about a boy names Ben who is eighteen years old, a senior in high school and lives in a small town in Idaho. One day when Ben went for his sports physical his doctors tells him that he has a blood disease and only has less then a year to live. Ben decided not to tell anyone about his disease and to not take treatments. The doctor wasn’t very happy about Ben’s decision, but there was nothing he could do about it, because Ben was eighteen and could legally make his…

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    Sometimes people help other to help themselves. The book Deadline by Chris Crutcher is about a senior in high school, Ben Wolf who found out he has one year to live and tried to make the most of it. Ben tries to take care of others even if they can’t be helped because he cares about others feelings more than his own and believes he can control the outcome, but is he really care about his family if he doesn’t take the treat. Throughout Deadline he known as a caretaker and tries to save his…

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    said, but Ben, the main character of Deadline, never expected to lose all of his close friends. The book Deadline, by Chris Crutcher, is about an eighteen year old Ben Wolf, the protagonist, who discovers he has one year to live due to a terminal blood disease. In the beginning of the novel, he decides that it is best to not tell anyone, but this decision comes back to haunt him. Throughout the novel, Ben becomes close with some people in Trout, the city in which Ben lives, and learns all of…

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    Throughout history, the human species have not always been able to read or write. One thing humans have always understood are pictures. The cavemen painted on walls in order to document and tell the stories of their lives. In the more modern era, books, especially for children, are filled with pictures in order to help convey the ideas of the writer to all who read his books. This idea of pictures to help support book is shown very well in Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco’s book Days of Destruction…

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    The use of symbolism in Betty Keller’s play Tea Party is prominently focused on how isolated the characters Hester and Alma feel. The two elderly women in their late seventies do everything they can possibly think of to prepare themselves and their home for the boy who delivers their paper. The poor lonely women decide where it will be best for them and the boy to sit and discuss what topics they wish to converse with the boy. Meanwhile, they are also preparing a tea trolley with snacks and…

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    Within this essay there will be sereval topics and explanations about what forensic psychology can offer to the comprehension of wrongdoing. Criminal forensic psychology is the application of methods, theories and findings from a wide variety of areas in psychology to the settings and worries of criminal and civil justice. The settings in which forensic psychologists’ work include the police, the courts, prisons, secure units, hospitals, probations and other community based services and finally…

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    Government founded the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance or BSAA for short. Officially backed by the United Nations, our main purpose is to combat, prevent, and exterminate bio-terrorism. The BSAA was founded in 2003 by Jill Valentine, Chris Redfield, Clive R. O'Brian, Barry Burton, Carlos Olivera, Rebecca Chambers- Coen, Billy Coen, myself and a further four others shortly after the fall of Umbrella, to combat the increasing numbers of B.O.W.s being sold on the black market as a result…

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    The Benchwarmers If you like hilarious, sporty, and entertaining movies, then The Benchwarmers is for you! The first time I watched the Benchwarmers about six months ago I automatically fell in love with it.I was able to find it on Netflix after someone told me that it was the best movie ever and that I would like it. Since then I have watched it four different times. The movie The Benchwarmers is rated PG 13. It was created in 2006, so it’s not too old. The writers are Allen Covert…

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