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    Four Leaf Clover: Throughout the Novel, Joe finds Several Four leaf clovers. Joyce tells him that it is pure luck, however, Joe responds that one only has to "keep your eyes open" (69). He makes the point that when you stop looking for them, you will stop finding them. The four leaf clover symbolizes Joe 's Luck and willpower. Joe grew up with a very unlucky life but he refused to let that bring him down. He doesn 't use that as an excuse to work hard for what he wants. The four leaf clover appears at the highest points in Joe 's life. For example, at the Poughkeepsie Regatta, Joe and Joyce 's engagement, and at the Olympic Games. In the quote, "The perpetually somber skies began to drizzle relentlessly. Biting winds blew in from the southwest, kicking up legions of white caps on Lake Washington." (Pg 71), imagery is used to set the setting for the chapter and bring the reader closer to what the characters were seeing as well as feeling. These conditions would instill a fear inside any rower who looks uppon them, for they are very…

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    One of the four main causes was imperialism. This means that countries were trying to have to most colonies, or smaller countries. The more colonies you had, the more wealthy and influential your country was. France and Britain had lots of colonies in Asia and Africa and pretty soon, Germany and Italy wanted a colonial empire as well. This race to have the most land causes lots of conflicts. Great Britain was so close to having a war with the United States and France over colonies! Alliances…

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    1984 and Today’s World The modern world states in one way or another have a significant impact on the civil rights and privacy of their residents. The developed countries such as the US, China, or countries of Europe, control their residents latently: they use modern technologies in order to gain access to personal data of the person and be able to watch after every citizen. In less developed countries, the infringement of civil rights is usually manifested in the form of an open totalitarian…

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    There were four main causes of World War I: Militarism, Nationalism, Imperialism, and Treaties and Alliances. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was only a short-term cause of the war and therefore caused the countries to declare war on other countries without much background knowledge or historical events. The four main causes had been seen throughout the years leading up to the war. Prior to the start of World War I, many European nations had been building up their military…

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    Pleasure versus Pain: Totalitarianism in Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four For decades, the dystopian genre has grown in popularity, and is often used to express the philosophies and opinions of their authors. Two authors, Aldous Huxley and George Orwell, expressed their fears through their critically acclaimed dystopian novels. Both Huxley’s Brave New World and Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four are established in totalitarian regimes, where the government controls every aspect of the…

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    World War I is known as “the Great War”. All the significant powers were involved in the Great War. The war was fought between two allies. The Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the United States were one of the allies who fought against the Central Powers which includes Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire. The war lasted four years from 1914 to 1918. In the end the Allied Powers won the Great war by defeating the Central Powers. The damage was extremely drastic on both…

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    According to John D. Clare, the four main causes for World War Two were the Treaty of Versailles did not solve the problems that it needed to address, the League of Nations was not able to keep the peace after the First World War, the attempts to appease Hitler translated into aggression by Hitler, and Hitler was an expansionist. These four main reasons led to the demise of the League of Nations, the freedom for Germany to do whatever they wanted without consequences, and ultimately these…

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    Unequivocally, nationalism was one of the four main elements that abetted in instigating World War I, as it was a radical form of ideology, loyalty, and patriotism to one’s individual country stemming from a strong sense of pride and attachment that people of a certain country or culture had the tendency to exude, seeing as they placed the interests of their own country above the interest of any other country. At that very moment in time nationalism was exceedingly prevalent and most pre-war…

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    Epcot is a theme park near Orlando, Florida. It is one of four main theme parks in Disney World. On average, 17.2 million people go there annually. The four theme parks are Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Epcot stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. It features a giant golf ball. It is one section of the world showcase in the Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida. It displays the part of the world that hasn’t necessarily been created yet. …

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    Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984 contain protagonists that are vital to conveying the author’s message about the possibility of losing personal liberties to totalitarian regimes. These protagonists are John the Savage, from Brave New World, and Winston Smith, from 1984. In both novels, John and Winston realize that there is a force that takes away people’s liberties. Additionally, they see that their government has also hidden the truth from society in order to maintain…

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