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    Binary Gender Roles

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    This morning’s discussion with the former Lord Mayor put Derry much more into perspective for someone who is an outsider and is not educated well on The Troubles or Irish politics, past and present. In comparison to the current antics of American politics, Ireland and those a part of the United Kingdom are facing similar topics, though on a different scale. One of the most prevalent issues the former Lord Mayor talked about were gender rights, branching off briefly on women’s rights to abortions in the Republic. Within the walls of what is considered Londonderry, however, a pristine museum was created by a group connected strongly to religion and nationalism, the Apprentice Boys. Visiting the museum helped to interpret, but not understand,…

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    A man is trudging through the unkempt grass looking around awe, despair, or maybe even a sense of nostalgia. As far as the eye can see, there are countless rows of engines and propellers removed from fallen warbirds. The rows were neat and aligned just like tombstones, though there positioned side by side, each row is separated by a wide, clear pathway. One who sauntered through these aisles could feel dwarfed by either the sheer size of the scraps or by the tragedy that each piece signified.…

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    observing the curvature of the earth. He smiles a little, thinking that a man who can face something like that shouldn't be afraid of anything. But he is afraid, and not just of flying at eighteen miles a minute in this narrow fragile shell. He can almost feel Derry rushing at him. And that is exactly the right expression for it. Eighteen miles a minute or not, the sensation is of being perfectly still while Derry rushes at him like some big carnivore which has lain in wait for a long time and…

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    Stephen King Fear

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    Every three or so decades It awakens and feeds on the children of Derry. During this spell, Pennywise targeted the Losers’ Club writing a message for them in their club house, “Written on the inside of the door, written in drying blood, were these words: STOP NOW BEFORE I KILL YOU ALL A WORD TO THE WISE FROM YOUR FRIEND PENNYWISE” (It, Stephen King P.840). In the novel, the children from the Losers’ Club are arguably the toughest characters in the book. They are afraid of Pennywise but they…

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    in the past and continuing in the present. For the purpose of this paper I will concentrate on Northern Ireland to explain discrimination happening during the event of Bloody Sunday. The minority nationalist community experienced economic, social, and political disadvantage under the Unionist ruling party. During that time in Derry a town in the county of Londonderry the city council comprised of twenty members, in which, twelve of the members were Protestants and eight members were Catholic.…

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    Williams says a third of South African going before “Street Committees” were satisfied with the Street committee's decisions. Williams says “post-Apartheid street committees still exist in poor communities of South Africa.” In Northern Ireland, William says “Popular Justice” took on a similar model used in South Africa. As due to unrelenting harassment of the police by insurgents, police in Northern Ireland, as a mix of repression and neglect failed to assist insurgents with “Loyalist” attacks…

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    Alien Abduction Summary

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    Defense Compares Alien Abduction to Sex Assault in Derry Case The Defense of Murray Huber, 57, a Derry man, brought in an expert witness Harvard professor Dr. Harrison Pope at the dismissal hearing in an attempt to throw out eighteen counts of sexual abuse and incest. Pope testified that the alleged victim’s “recovered memories” were deceitful and compared the emotional feedback of the alleged victims with victims of highly flimsy traumatic events. Pope presented a study conducted in 2003 on…

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    Mike was one of the only black kids that lived in Derry. He was also home schooled so he did not have friends. One day, he was nearly cut up from the same bullied that terrorize Bill and his group of friends. They come into Mike’s defense by throwing rocks and the bullies and making them feel powerless. Here, it is seen that the helper, Mike was helped by the kids too. Mike was told stories about how the town was cursed and something dark lived in Derry. Ben was a new kid in their school, who…

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    First of all he takes advantage of him being able to write as an objective person. He grew up in a Catholic-Protestant household and therefore represents neither the Catholics nor the Protestants, this strengthens his ethos, as his stance obviously isn’t coloured by any certain religious persuasion. Furthermore the column is very much marked with pathos, Bono spreads his message by appealing to the feelings of the people. In the beginning he talks about the bishop of Derry, Edward Daly, holding…

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    these themes up with quotes from the transcripts and newspaper articles. The authors aim in this research was to gather information from journalists who reported during the troubles and to analysis newspaper articles. The following conclusions have been found; Propaganda In relation to the media’s representation of propaganda, each respondents had mixed responses to this question, although more agreed that propaganda was used. A male journalist (aged 68) who reported front-line at ‘Bloody…

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