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  • Career Essay: A Career As An Athletic Director

    There are several useful tools that any athletic director should have at their disposal. One of the most important tools to have for an athletic director is having a long and dependable list of contacts at their disposal. I have not personally gotten to know many individuals before I came to college. During my lower grade levels, I was stuck at home most of the time, and my extracurricular involvement was minimal. When I came to college, I began to become the social person who wanted to interact and get to know every person I talk to. Therefore, during the course of my undergraduate career, I met several people who would be influential in helping me a dependable list of contacts for when I become an athletic director. However, before I am…

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  • A Comparison Of Cathedral And Edward Hopper's Room In New York

    Raymond Carver is one of the men accredited for reviving the contemporary short story genre. He was an excessive drinker and this shaped his stories along with the qualities of minimalism and dirty realism. Edward Hopper was an American painter that specialized in realism. Hopper’s artwork depicted the accurate, detailed, and embellished nature of contemporary life. Raymond Carver’s short story “Cathedral” and Edward Hopper’s painting Room in New York both exhibit someone examining a…

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  • Realism In The Tell Tale Heart

    “The Tell-Tale Heart” is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe, which a story that revolves around the vivid memory of the narrator’s calculated moves, from inception to the murder itself. The narrator bares his soul, and his strong sense of paranoia to justify his sanity, but in the end, confirms his ‘madness’ by the vile act of murder he commits. The narrator reveals the profound truth, of how untruthful and deceiving the human heart could be, and at the same time, how it can be…

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  • Characteristics Of Edgar Allan Poe As An Unreliable Narrator

    Poe’s Narrators/ Unreliable Narrators In Edgar Allan Poe’s stories there sometimes tends to be an unreliable narrator in the story. We can see that in his 3 stories “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “That Black Cat”, and “The Cask of Amontillado”. Those stories show characteristics of an unreliable narrator. We can mostly see it in “The Tell-Tale Heart”. Everyone of Poe’s stories has a gruesome and traumatic ending which add on to that insane and unreliable sense. In “The Tell-Tale Heart”, the narrator is…

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  • Theme And Death In The Boarded Window By Ambrose Berce

    Baldwin 1 Brittany Baldwin Hensley English 11/second period 27 Februrary 2018 Part 12: Rough Draft#1 Ambrose Bierce short story The Boarded Window is very interesting, when you read The Boarded Window you think that it’s just about a man and his wife that had pass when he was young but it’s very grim at the middle and the end of the story. Bierce new how to get the reader interested in the story. At the end of the story he really threw off the reader, in the short story The Boarded Window…

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  • Essay On Self Driving Car

    First of all, everyday new technological advancement, great innovation and advanced technology appear that could change our life. As the time goes, many of those have changed a lot of things in different sectors such as: economy, health, business, education and social life. One of the most affected innovations is car. Cars have affected our social life in many ways so it made our tasks easier, faster and more comfortable. It helped us to communicate and corporate with each other easily. Before…

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  • Duality In Poe's Tell-Tale Heart

    Poe’s speciality is to leave loose ends and dozens of interpretations, all of them intertwined in the topic of the double. Therefore, the tale is at first a nest of doubles. The madman and the old man are at the centre of this horrible tale in which one is murdered by the other, and the most important aspect of their duality might be there, on the line of the madman’s retelling of the events, since one of the main aspects of Poe’s fiction is the one of the narrator’s unreliability. Should we…

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  • Montresor's Downfall

    The Cask of Amontillado is a story, written by Edgar Allan Poe, about Montresor, the narrator, who wants to get revenge on Fortunato for insulting him. Throughout the story, Montresor leads a drunk Fortunato through an underground catacomb after he encounters him during the carnival season. Then, Montresor is able to fulfill his revenge plan in such a way that Fortunato never finds out he was mad until Montresor locks him up in a small crypt. Afterward, he walls up the entrance to the crypt and…

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  • Dramatic Irony In The Cask Of Amontillado

    In the short story The Cask of Amontillado, the audience learned that you should treat everyone like you want to be treated or you might end up dead like the main protagonist Fortunato. Montresor was a rich man who vowed revenge on Fortunato who he had finally insulted Montresor for the last time. Montresor is willing to do whatever it takes to get revenge. In the story, the author, Edgar Allan Poe, used irony, setting, and characterization, to create a creepy mood. In the story Poe used irony…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Newton's Golf

    I had an experience with the opposite reaction today. I was eating with my parents in the living room. They wanted to watch the football game that was on, so we ate on trays. When I was getting up, my knee bumped into the tray. It wasn't enough to knock it over, but when it wobbled back in place, the plate and cup on it kept sliding. The cup was empty, so I reacted quickly enough to keep the plate on the tray, though I had to put my hand down in it to do so. Hand was messy, but kept it off…

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