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    Pearl Jam Research Paper

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    Pearl Jam is an alternative rock/grunge band. The band members are Eddie Vedder/lead vocalist, Mike McCready/lead guitar, Stone Gossard/guitar, Jeff Ament/bass, Matt Cameron/drums, Boom Gaspar/piano. Pearl Jam is one of the most famous bands in rock history. Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament were part of the band Green River, who toured in the mid-80’s. They disbanded in 1987 due to friction between fellow bandmates. In 1987 Gossard and Ament later joined the band Malfunkshun with the lead vocalist Andrew Wood. Wood organized the band Mother Love Bone which was signed on by the record label Polygram in late 1989. Wood recorded the album Apple in July,1990. Wood died four months later. Chris Cornell was Wood’s close friend…

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    “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner was published in the year 1930 (Wikipedia). Although some readers might say that Emily Grierson, the main character of “A Rose for Emily” was in control of her life, and she led herself through what made her feel happy, she was actually a terrifying person who lived a violent life herself. Emily Grierson was one of the Southern town’s old women who received respect from the townspeople, which explains that she was one of the well to do families in her town…

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    A hero is traditionally someone who is characterized with idealistic qualities, such as courage and nobility. In The Life of St. Leoba, translated by Talbot, Rufolf used imagery to display the theme of heroism by portraying the main character Leoba as a hero through her overall description, her ability to make the guilty confess, and her capability to control the weather to save the innocent. The descriptions and imagery that Rudolf provides of Leoba allow her to be viewed as a hero by the…

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    I slowly cocked my gun, Aidan’s arm was slung around my shoulder. As we began the long trek down the hallway, I could not shake the feeling that someone, or something, was watching me. I glanced over at him, lying limp over my shoulder. We were halfway there, and an all too familiar growl was erupting from behind us. We started to sprint, not knowing if we were going to make it. Our salvation was within reach. It was the year of 2012, a fairly normal day. My best friend Aidan Aird was…

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    Ignorance is truly bliss, as the saying goes of course. When one is asked, “would you rather be an animal or a human?” most answer, human of course; an answer without a second of thought. Humans are truly unique creatures, they follow human nature’s role of social stratification and name it as their own. However, as a result of claiming that human nature is in their control, people believe that it only applies to themselves, a creation unique to themselves. Humans are condescending creatures…

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    “Katie! Get up! You’re going to be late!” Mom yells from downstairs. I open my eyes and glance at my alarm clock. It reads 7:28. “Uh oh,” I think. “Coming, I’m coming.” I mumble, still half asleep. I rub my eyes and climb out of bed. I get dressed and go to the bathroom. I ride the escalator downstairs and sit down at the island. A bowl gets set in front of me. Cereal. Again. I know better than to complain, so I start eating. I finish and ride the escalator back upstairs for my second trip to…

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    The girls were a bit in front of me when I seen it trees and what does trees mean it must mean water! The girls are flipping out but can’t run because of being so tired from the heat. As we approach the trees I seen a little porch and 2 large trailer with the smell of rotten food. As we all walked up gina says “Maybe we should knock to see if anybody is in these if not lets break in!” I said “Okay that sound good both girls went up to the trailers and knocked “KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK” but no answer…

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    Would you be mad at your mother for dying or for being sick? In the memoir Wild by Cheryl Strayed, Strayed at 22 years old had several issues after her mother’s death from cancer. Strayed, devastated became involved in heroin use, and sleeping with other men rather than her husband Paul. Which led her to divorce him. Her stepfather disconnected from Strayed 's family, and her brother and sister stayed distant from her. After fourth years of her mother’s death she seeks self-discovery, and a…

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    In August Wilson’s play Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, the twenty-six year old Mattie Campbell is a lonely, young woman, born in Georgia, who is looking for her lost love, Jack Carper who was the father of her two children that have passed away. After Jack leaves her, Mattie searches for a sincere relationship and love. Mattie has faced many downfalls while searching; however, that does not stop her from believing that love still exist. Her attractiveness is said to be concealed beneath her weight…

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    Suicide Monologue

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    You’re sitting in your room. Door locked, with a pen in your hand and a blank piece of paper in front of you. Your hand is shaking and the tears begin again- for the third time in the past hour. ‘To my family’ you write at the top of the page, but decide it’s a bad way to begin your letter, your suicide letter. You try again, start over, again, but you don’t know how to begin. No one understands you; no one knows what you are going through, you’re alone or, at least, that’s what you think.…

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