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    subconscious thoughts in his novel Light in August. Faulkner’s use of Christmas’ backstory and choices to show that man’s unacceptance and inconsistency leads to isolation. Joe Christmas’ journey into isolation is initiated by external pressure and beliefs very early in his childhood at the orphanage. There is where he discovers the most influential ‘fact’ of his life; he is “part nigger” (). Christmas’ belief that he has some quantity of Negro blood controls every aspect of his life. His belief motivates his actions and thus affects every step of his journey. Yet, his heritage is…

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    the light that we read in this passage. The light has shined in the darkness of these people’s lives. And the darkness of this world will not be able to contain the light. Dietrich Bohoeffer, one of the greatest theologians of the 19th century writes, “A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes - and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not a bad picture of Advent.” In his quote, Bonhoeffer captures the meaning of advent, in His…

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    The Giver Monologue

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    were a lot of books, about 300 of books and this was a huge amount compared to how much books the Giver had. Then I saw the woman bringing the hot chocolate to me and Gabriel even though he wasn’t awake. She spoke in a light voice,“ So, where are you from and what’s your name?” I fought myself in the inside if I should say it. She is a stranger and I can’t trust her. She could’ve been some secret agent or a spy, but I told her the least possible. “ My name is Jonas which I came from the west…

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    this winter.” The doctor clucked sympathetically as he molded a yellow spacer and slid it between her gnarled toes. “That looks right. I want you to walk on it for a few minutes, to make sure it’s comfortable.” The Christmas theme dominated the patients’ conversations all day. Some of them had families and plans for the holidays, but she wondered about the others. Would they be at the mission house for dinner? Two of the men admitted they were getting too old for the usual decorations. They…

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    Significance Of Diwali

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    It is not just your typical night; it is a night which is brighter than day; a festival which is even visible from space, Diwali. ‘Deepavali’ is what Diwali was known as, it is derived from two words, deep as in a candle (light); avali means a row. Hence, the meaning of Deepavali is a row of lights; this has an ancient story behind it. Over a billion people celebrate Diwali making it the most observed holiday in India. On this day lanterns, electric lights and fireworks illuminate the night to…

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    feel light headed as we climbed higher and higher toward Red Rocks Amphitheater. Red Rocks is right outside the edge of the hipster, pot smoking, mile high city Denver. I was going to see the dirty rocking, alternative, up in coming band Cage the Elephant. When you are first entering Red Rocks park everything drastically changes. The sky starts to turn a darker more vivid blue as everything else turns a tint of red form the dust. The mountains around me are a bright dusty red, and the closer…

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    One main theme in the in the Stranger Things trailer was light, with the light on Will’s bike flickering before he disappears, the blinding light when Will vanishes from thin air, and the flickering Christmas lights that appear throughout the trailer. In general, light can represent discovery and hope, but in these details in particular the meaning of light changes because they are flickering and blinding. The flickering lights represents discovery of a mysterious or dangerous thing, because…

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    Galvanized Wire Lab

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    affordable at 20 cents. 1. One large orange 2. One 2-inch-long galvanized nail 3. 2-inch-long copper wire 4. String of holiday Christmas lights 5. Needle nose pliers Procedure To start this lab experiment, I gathered all the supplies needed and placed them onto my kitchen counter (see picture). First, I took the copper wire and stripped off the insulated coating with the pliers. Next, I untangled the Christmas lights and cut off a single bulb, keeping the leads at approximately 2 inches long…

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    First Snow by Leonid Afremov begins with a road lined with street lights on both sides. The road is very shiny looking as if it is iced over with the street lights reflecting back up into the night sky off of the road. On each side of the road there are vibrant colored trees with a layer of white covering the ground as if it was snowing. The leaves on the trees seem to meet in the middle of the road overtop of the street lights. Deeper into the painting, there are two people walking down the…

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    decorated, towering evergreen stood shining, motionless. Delicately wrapped offerings were placed around the light, their glimmering ribbons mirrored against the golden ornaments. If I focus with such persistency, the aroma from the chaotic kitchen becomes genuine. The authentic taste of homemade raviolis prance along my taste buds, I can see my great grandmother rolling out the dough along side multiple other women. I see three generations of superiority, who hold the power beautifully in the…

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