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    In English 109H, I was expecting to read arduous novels and evaluate them each week. However, this class was structured on helping the students become more efficient writers and discovering true potential. This class gave various tools, such as peer review, teacher meetings, and in class discussions to aid the student to exceed their previous writing for every major assignment. Through scrutinizing the text, analyzing sources, and making effective arguments I have become exceeded my previous writing ability. In the unit one assignment, students were expected to analyze Ernest Callenbach’s novel Ecotopia and support their argument. I learned about the writing process through the creation of my final thesis. The thesis, or the argument for the paper, is what confused me…

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    Ecotopia Research Paper

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    Between Ecotopia and the rest of the United States, there has always been issues, ever since the beginning of their separation in 1980. Ecotopia started to create a more well-balanced nation where nothing could come against their land. The community formed a powerful government that listened to the people and gave its time and energy into creating a land thats best for everyone. The United States kept searching for answers on what was going on in the other side of the border which held (…

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    disregarded. Wilde shows how both Jack and Algernon lead the "double life" in order to avoid responsibility: Jack uses the excuse of visiting an older brother named Ernest and Algernon pretends he is visiting his sick friend Bunbury in the country. Both protagonists have made up these characters so they can escape from social and moral obligations. Jack's act of using a fictional brother as an excuse is far more hypocritical than Algernon's as although both characters are pretending to be…

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    much. But I will kill you dead before this day ends.”’ The old man will not let the marlin conquer him by surviving the day. The next character, Manolin, will be analyzed. Manolin is not present for much of the story. In fact, he is only present at the beginning and at the end. Manolin considers the old man to be the best fisherman alive, as shown in this quote: “There are many good fisherman and some great ones. But there is only you.” Manolin dedicates himself to helping the old man in…

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    surgery. He is anxious to get back into the war. Frederic demands to speak to another doctor, named Dr. Valentini. He allows Frederic to have surgery the next morning. He says, “To-morrow morning. Not before” (Hemingway 99). The surgery is successful and Frederic becomes happy. Frederic’s behavior changes immediately after his injury. Before his injury, Frederic was much more naive and unaware of what could really happen to him. On page 37, Frederic says, “Well, I knew I would not be killed. Not…

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    We all have goals and dreams that we want to achieve and make happen in our lives. The question is though, are you going to give up immediately when obstacles come your way, or family, friends, and peers start talking you out out of your goal? The Old Man though, in the book, “The Old Man and the Sea”, by Ernest Hemingway, didn’t doubt himself one bit as he persisted to reach his goal. Hemingway wanted to teach his readers lessons about specific things about life in his book, “ Old Man and the…

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    A hero doesn’t need to have superhuman abilities like flight, superstrength, or invincibility. The attributes of a hero can be anyone who follows superb morals, make an effort to help anyone, and help make a difference in our world. The definition of a hero is based on people’s opinion of what a hero do to help people. While some people believe that a stereotypical comic superhero is a definition of a hero, others believe that a hero can be anyone. Ernest Hemingway, the famous author for a…

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    Literature and the arts are similar, they require us to tap into a deeper level of understanding in what we read and see while we read. The words are often an author’s experience, thoughts, feeling, ideas or convictions. As readers, we can sometimes connect with the author, having an emotional reaction to their works. In Ernest Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, the young couple is making a life decision about going through an abortion or keeping the baby. I too was faced this decision in…

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    The biggest endeavor for us humans is getting through life and accepting what is to become of it. F. Scott Fitzgerald who wrote the short story “Babylon Revisited” and Ernest Hemingway who wrote “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” both give us a very real interpretation of how their characters, in both stories, overcome and conquer their own struggles through life. They both have very relatable situations which are interpreted through the dialogue and express it in an emotional manor, but not in the same…

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    following his heart. After a couple of months however Jennie and her mother hardly leave the house because of how the town treats them, following the lead of Maynard’s jealous wife. Maynard decides he must protect his family and after an incident with some men outside of a park Maynard realizes he has been beaten. He is a gunsmith and very good with weapons but he realizes that he cannot kill everyone that threatens his family. All Maynard wanted was to be happy but unfortunately society at the…

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