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  • Rich Vs Poor

    When I was young I used to live in a poor neighborhood in Arizona. I lived in a one room house until my sister was born, and then we expanded to two rooms. We did have running water and electricity, but no heat. After my mom and dad divorced, my mom, sister, and I moved in with my grandparents in Groton Long Point. For me and my sister this was a big switch. We went from living in a two room house to a house that could sleep thirteen comfortably. Changes like this in my life have made me realize…

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  • Informative Essay: Dental Tourism In Romania

    Dental Tourism in Romania From the walled, medieval setting of Sighisoara, to the haunting, historical footsteps of the infamous Vlad Dracul, Romania is a resplendent example of authenticity, culture and history. Situated south of Ukraine, Romania sits directly atop the sinuous curve of the Carpathian Mountains. Originally, Romania was a province of the ancient Roman empire call Dacia. A combination of Moldavia and Wallachia, Romania secured its name in 1866. Romania is primarily a Republic…

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  • Raymond Foss Beach Sand Analysis

    favorite places to go in my free time is the beach. A beach is a national geographic nature made landform that is near a body of water. It usually consists of loose particles, which are frequently made out of sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles living at a beach are occasionally biological to the origins, such as mollusk shells or coralline algae. Beaches typically appear around areas along the coast where there is a wave or current activity (Wikipedia, Paragraph 1).…

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  • Examples Of Fascism In V For Vendetta

    several aspects of fascism, such as restricted freedom of speech, a disdain for intellectuals and the arts, and an infamous leader. In the opening scenes of V for Vendetta, a gloomy view of London appears. There is a major lack of color in the cobblestone streets, as if it had been all stripped away. Drab buildings stand tall and looming. Megaphones are placed throughout the city to make announcements from the government. The protagonist of the story, V, is a mysterious anarchist and freedom…

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  • 1984 George Orwell Sex Analysis

    part of the Thought Police. This is revealed in Chapter 2, Book 2 when Winston confesses, “'I hated the sight of you,' he said. 'I wanted to rape you and then murder you afterwards. Two weeks ago I thought seriously of smashing your head in with a cobblestone...,” (Orwell, 152). The fact that Winston felt the need to tell Julia that he wanted to rape her is erotic to him. His sexual drive has been suppressed by the Party for so long that it is plausible that he would have turned feral by raping…

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  • Creative Writing: Shut The Box

    I sat across from a greasy skinned, nearly toothless man. He grinned at me, causing his mischievous, dirty gray eyes to crinkle around the corners. I returned the stare with almost black eyes full of bitter hatred. I hated everyone, everyone except my beautiful Catherine, and sometimes I had to stop myself from hating her. My only drive was revenge; my body was always stiff, my head always pounding. I brushed sticky crumbs off the sticky table. “Shut The Box.” I said in a low, rough voice. I was…

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  • Sir Gawain: A Short Story

    “Sir Perceval! Sir Gawain is causing a real ruckus at the tavern, and I was told to come get you. Right away.” A young runner stood before Sir Perceval in the castle courtyard. The boy—perhaps ten—panted, a fine sheen of perspiration glistening on his brow in the fading evening light. “I see,” said Perceval. “I’ll be along soon.” “Erm, Master Will said he needed you now.” Will was Perceval’s father-in-law, and the owner of the Cup and Sword Tavern. The last thing Perceval wanted to do was…

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  • Journey To Colonize North America Analysis

    Walter Raleigh Coleton Hootman October 29th, 1618. This day is like no other in my life. I’m walking down a long stone hallway surrounded by brutal guards. I hear a snicker or two from them saying that I deserve what is coming. With iron shackles around my wrists and around my legs, I find it difficult to walk. The air is thick and every sound echoes from the hard stone walls. I fight against the guards, but it is no use. There is no way I can get out of it this time. I…

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  • Descriptive Essay About Philadelphia

    When walking around the city of Philadelphia, the majority of advertisements focus around one word: Phillyosophy. A popular way of describing the comprehensive personality of Philly residents, Phillyosophy is often interpreted by locals as the unique attitude Philadelphians have due to the city’s defining characteristics like it’s rich history, welcoming cultural perspective, and passion for sports. Growing up in the shadow of this city, I’ve developed my own Phillyosophy over the years. Since…

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  • Narrative Essay About A Christmas Party

    tell me to stay at home and wait as usual, although I had been begging her to take me with her again for weeks. But only the gun has been left behind like a lover, she never crosses the border with it. I keep skidding on Amsterdam’s rain mirrored cobblestones, try to protect my new coat with an umbrella that soon surrenders to the storm. I stumble after Neele from phone booths to coffee shops, pass windows with half naked girls and women, and we exchange knowing glances, like all of us should…

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