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  • Why I Want To Read Essay

    I honestly don’t remember why I did. I believe it was at the suggestion of my dad. I didn’t understand until that book, what it felt like to say, “it was so good I couldn’t put it down!” I literally, would read all night long, forgoing sleep to get to the next chapter. Dan Brown’s style of writing really resonated with me. Plus, I loved the history, and symbology in the book. The story featuring Robert Langdon as a modern-day “Indiana Jones” captivated me. I found myself rooting for him to figure things before it was too late. I enjoyed the book so much, I finished it in about 3 days. The next time I went home to visit, I borrowed my dad’s copy of Angels and Demons, another Dan Brown book featuring the famous symbologist and Harvard professor. I read that books over the course of about 4 days. 1,169 pages in 7 days total. That was definitely more pages than I’d read in my lifetime. Since then, I’ve also read Inferno, The Lost Symbol, and many other books. All of a sudden, I can’t get…

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  • The Louvre Museum, By Dan Brown

    discovery of the Priory of Sion, the secret society that holds the truth about religious conspiracy. Dan Brown wrapped this amazing story with remarkable details with the mixture of history and mystery which makes this novel a page turning suspense. In Chapter 3, Dan Brown writes about Langdon views about Paris atmosphere while he was thinking about the death of the curator in his way to the murder scene. Through out his journey to Louvre Museum with one of the cops, he saw the Eiffel Tower,…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Deception Point By Dan Brown

    Deception Point by Dan Brown is a thrilling and suspenseful political fiction book that has to do with the deception of everyday politics in Washington, DC. Dan Brown created a near impossible situation for any one person to win. He created a situation that puts Rachel Sexton in a position of who to trust and what to do with information that could change the presidential race. Summary Rachel Sexton is the daughter of Senator Sedgewick Sexton. Rachel works for a government program known as the…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Little Things By Raymond Carver

    make it better. Admittedly, I should have asked for help sooner and much more than I did, instead of just struggling on my own and not getting very far. In the end, I managed to finish it, though I don’t think I did the best job that I could have done because at that point I was so stressed out about it that I just wanted it done. If I ever have to do that kind of paper again I will certainly pick a topic that is easier to focus and I will probably work with someone in the writing center to…

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  • The Importance Of Blue Zones

    In the video, “How to Live 100+,” Dan Buettner claims to have found a formula for longevity. He teamed up with National Geographic and the National Institute on Aging to find areas where people were living longer than the national average. These places are called Blue Zones and are located all around the world. People are living such long lives in these Blue Zones because they have made simple lifestyle changes. In America, the odds of someone living to be 100 years old are very slim because…

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  • Interpreting The Theme Of Revenge In Hamlet's Tragedy

    state of mind you may have a bigger problem on your hands Losing control caused Claudius to get revenge and kill his brother to take over the throne. Claudius let his anger get to him and he got revenge on his brother and the royal family. Now Hamlet is seeking revenge for Claudius, for his family for his father he will make Claudius pay for what he has done. The revenge for Claudius backfires though and kills everyone in the family, so no one in the family can carry on to the throne. Letting…

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Legacy Of Jimmy Hall

    Three years ago Kent State redshirt sophomore Jimmy Hall was sitting inside of a jail cell in New York. Three years ago Hall’s basketball, and possibly his future, was over. Hall had been arrested and charged with burglary. That was the moment in Hall life when for the first time in his life when he realized that there were serious consequences for his mistakes. “We were just kids who weren’t doing the right thing,” Hall said of the situation. “We got caught up in something we weren’t…

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  • Dan Buettner's Blue Zone Analysis

    Animals have to go through evolution to survive just as humans have to adapt living habits to live longer. The National Geographic writer Dan Buettner did a Ted Talk on “how to live to be 100+”in this video Mr. Buettner introduces Blue Zones which are parts of the world where older people are living longer. In Burttner’s research the Blue Zone communities have eight common characteristics that help people to live to be 100 or longer. These eight characteristic are a plant- base diet, moving…

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  • Hold Your Head Up Theme

    Have you ever wondered how the Italian mafia was able to survive even in the worst of times? Before I say anything else I just want to say that the purpose of this opening was to get you interested. Having said that I actually do not know the answer to that question however I do know about the theme of that question. Being able to push through when the going gets tough. There are 3 songs that I have chosen that convey the same theme. The writers of these songs are Macklemore a white rapper and…

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  • Predictably Irrational Book Review

    From picking between two cereals to deciding who to take on a date, decisions affect us every day. Decisions might be perceived as easy to make but there is reason behind why we make the decisions we do. The book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely explores how we make decisions. Dan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. In addition, he founded the Center for Advanced Hindsight, and is the author of multiple books (Ariely). Ariely uses the concept of…

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