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    Boule De Suif Sparknotes

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    Kalyn Stackhouse Hensley Honors English 11/Fourth Period 27 January 2017 Boule De Suif Boule De Suif meaning ?dumpling?, ?butterball? or ?ball of fat? is a famous short story by the French writer Guy De Maupassant. It is set in the France - Prussian War time period around the 1870?s. Following ten French residents from the town of Rouen, who were once occupied by the Prussian army. The travelers decide to leave their town of Rouen and travel to Le Havre in a stagecoach. Bad weather conditions…

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    The great depression was a sad, poor time. These are three articles are very good at giving you an idea of how bad the great depression was. Even though the great depression was a sad time, it is fun to learn about. To start off with, the article “digging in” did an excellent job of giving you an idea of what the great depression was like. The article talks about a small family that was in the great depression. The family is very poor and they can barely afford anything. In the article…

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    Unlike any famous scientists in the 18th century, Mary Anning was born in a poor minority family. For instance, Anning’s family suffered heavily from the England’s economy crisis due to the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars that caused food shortages. Her father, Richard, often took Mary on fossil hunting expeditions to make more money for the family. The source where Anning’s family collected fossils was the coastal cliffs around Lyme Regis. This place consists of fossils from…

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    john steinbeck jr. john steinebeck has several award winning novels one of his better ones is, The Grapes of Wrath, this story portrays the plight of migrant workers during the great depression. He has also writen one of my personal favorites, Of Mice and Men, witch was about the relationship of two ranchers who had to strugle in life to achieve their dreams, george one of the caricters is ambitious and keeps his eye on what he wants, lenny the other rancher, is a simple minded hulking man who…

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    Land In Willa Cather

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    The wind brushed foreign settlers onto the untamed prairie lands of Hanover, Nebraska, where they would learn to live from the soil of the land. In the beginning of the novel, Willa Cather sets a dreary, cold, dark, stormy tone of the divide near Norway Creek, frontier similar to the unsure and suffering of the Bergson’s family. The land is the livelihood of the Bergson family, even after the father passes. Other prospectors might say, “one of the richest houses on the divide and that farmer was…

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    Summary Of The Moose

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    In chapter 16 on page 141, Brian was walking and he found a moose. He described the moose as a cow with horns. He was shocked at the fact that he saw a moose. He felt like he was in danger. The moose began attacking Brian.Brian went to sleep and he woke up to a noise. He said that it was a low sound that came from the wind. He felt wind hit his shelter. He felt and heard the rain and thunder. He has heard this many times in the past 47 days but it has never been like this. His ribs were in a lot…

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    Expressing the philosophical idea of transcendentalism throughout his novel The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck evokes a clear political statement; undying cooperation of the migrant workers can put an end to social injustice. Through the portrayal of the plight of countless dispossessed farmers, Steinbeck speaks for the voiceless by promoting social awareness and accentuating the theme of working together to achieve a common good. In hopes of an intervention within the social structure as the…

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    For my second article, of assignment two, I chose “Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson’s Mounds” by Alan H. Goodman and George J. Armelagos, and the article from the Bradford Foundation I am comparing it to is “The Cochimi Culture on the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico.” I found it fascinating that both articles talked of disease and death but both came from completely opposite reasons. What I mean by that is that the artifacts show that the people of Dickson Mounds came from being farmers and…

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    The novel The Grapes Of Wrath begins with solidarity between farmers, all of whom are interconnected through the land they till. This unity ends up transcending the boundaries of both physical and communal planes, as the farmers’ identities turn to those of migrants’. The removal of the farmers’ security, coupled with a communal sense of ostracization from society, created an identity of migrants that was both unique and similar to the community that was created by the farmers prior to the Great…

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    The abolishment of the miners licence was one of the many reasons for the beginning of the Eureka Stockade. The miners licence brought grief, pain and hardship for the miners as many were unable to pay for a licence at such quick demand, and therefore almost lost their right to dig for gold and provide for any family either with them or overseas at home. The miners licence was a way for the government to tax the miners for digging on the land, if they did not find any gold and the licence…

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