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  • Creative Writing: The Bluebeard Twist

    and she spent her time making fine braids. She was going to Bluemer 's house to spend the evening. She spent the whole day getting ready; trying on dozens of dresses to get the right fit for the occasion. As evening neared, she found the windy cobblestone path which was dotted with a stream of peddles that lead to Bluemer 's mansion. Before she arrived, she found a bird perched in an old oak tree. The bird said to her, “Leave my little darling, leave my little darling, for hell is full of charm…

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  • Marion Buechner Interview

    “I still remember the day they took him. I watched as the Gestapo dragged him away. Nobody did anything. They all stood there, paralyzed by fear, hoping they were not next.” For my project, I decided to interview my grandmother, Marion Heidi Buechner Fratzscher. Marion was born on June 21st, 1938, the second daughter of Hedwig “Heidi” and Paul Buechner, in Berlin, Germany. Her father worked at the Dresdner Bank building in downtown Zehlendorf. The four-story tall building reflected the Nazi’s…

    Words: 1683 - Pages: 7
  • Essay On The Bubble Of Indulgence

    they scanned the wandering tourists and brokers for any signs of terrorism. We walk past an officer’s indifferent gaze once we’ve broken through the hordes near Broad Street. His rifle flags a group of old women while he stares unmindfully at the cobblestone street and shifts his weight from one foot to the…

    Words: 2015 - Pages: 9
  • The Gift Of Sibling By Frank Bruni Analysis

    1: While taking a vacation trip to Bulgaria this past summer, my whole family stayed at a town called Dobrinishte for a couple of days to swim in the mineral water pool there. However, one day, inclement, cloudy weather compelled us to alter our pool plans for that day and find another activity to do instead. Being new to the place, we had to ask the hotel owners if they knew of any interesting historical places around the area, and they informed us of a monastery up in the mountains about two…

    Words: 1886 - Pages: 8
  • Chapter 1. Elena's 'The Princess Of Audacity'

    ♡ Chapter 1 ♡ The Princess of Audacity My eyes flutter open and I immediately shut them again wishing myself back into a dream. Even though I can’t remember what I was dreaming about exactly, I know that any dream good or bad would be better than my real life. I can hear the soft whisper of voices behind my door and know that if I don’t get up now on my own, I’ll be woken up in a matter of minutes. I slowly sit up and let out a sigh. The stale air circulating through my room has a cold bite…

    Words: 2042 - Pages: 9
  • Ping-Pong: A Short Story

    There are still a few kinks to iron out—” A noise, like the clatter of hooves on cobblestone gobbled up the rest of his words. The man who had brought me my supper stood framed in the doorway against a backdrop of yellow light. “Let’s go.” My heart was pounding. “But—” “Silence!” He twisted the rope that bound my wrist and they tightened…

    Words: 1952 - Pages: 8
  • The Great Divide: A Short Story

    One: The Great Divide Rebecca bolted upright in the morning chill, her heart pounding furiously in her chest. She lay breathless and a little dazed, having no idea where she was. Gradually, as the haze lifted and her pulse slowed, she rolled over and propped herself up on an elbow and was relieved to see her mother standing by her bed. "I dreamt I saw flames pouring out of chimneys and soaring into the sky again." As she wiped the sleep out of her eyes, she noticed her mother was placing…

    Words: 2322 - Pages: 10
  • My Brother: A Short Story: Youngest Brother

    Youngest Brother Shoulders back, head up. Look him in the eyes. The slow, drawn-out breaths from the air-tank are the only sounds filling the room. No, someone sniffles, a tear runs down a cheek; it’s my mother, it’s my sister. Stay strong. His bloated stomach moves with the sounds, in and out, out of his control. His flat chest quivers, I can see his heart-beating, I can feel mine. His legs lay motionless for the first time in many years. He was always moving. Moving ships off the coast of…

    Words: 2551 - Pages: 11
  • Sbfa Pros And Cons

    America has been the land that has always grown and expanded. Expanded with the idea that you can do anything you want, build what you want, and create anything you please. Business boomed in the 1800’s with many men and many ideas that created with each other. Andrew Carnegie invested in the Woodruff Corporation and created the very first railroad sleeping car. In 1860 he ended up making five thousand dollars a year and ended with an annual income of almost fifty thousand dollars a year.…

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  • Ilocandia Case Study

    Like for example in the case of The Historic Town of Vigan City, they are protecting/preserving its cobblestone streets and its unique European architecture. That’s why other vehicles are permitted to enter these streets. Only kalesas are allowed. And in the case of Paoay Church, they are protecting its physical appearance since it was partially destroyed…

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