Gail Tsukiyama

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    people think of them, not their personality or their gestures. In the book The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama, many characters recieve judgement from their peers; many times for circumstances beyond their control. Society takes hold on many of the characters causing them to focus on the way others view them and causes them to lose sight of themselves and give into society’s expectations. In the book, Matsu’s sister struggles with accepting herself after discovering leprosy on her own body because the Japanese culture did not accept her illness. She views her beauty and public image as the most important aspect of herself. “Tomoko had a spark which seemed to ignite everything she touched” (Tsukiyama 132). Tomoko’s personality lit up everyone and everything around her. She walked through the village with a carefree spirit. To the people around her they saw a beautiful,…

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    Gail Tsukiyama, the author of The Samurai’s Garden, focuses on many topics in this novel but she zeros down on human fallibility and the way these mistakes were dealt with. Through the direct characterization of Stephen coping with the grave mistake his dad has committed and talking to Sachi about her life before and after she became afflicted with leprosy, the author conveys the message that making mistakes is normal but the way they are dealt with will show a person’s character and this…

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    Lizzie Borden Murder

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    Kathryn Allamong Jacob’s article “She Couldn’t Have Done It, Even If She Did” revolves around the murder mystery of Lizzie Borden. Lizzie Borden was an Upper-class woman who lived in the Industrial Era of the late 1800’s. Lizzie Borden was accused of Brutally murdering her father and stepmother, but was later deemed innocent on account of the jury. From the start, Jacob’s made her stance of Borden’s evident guilt very clear. The murder is centered in an era that dealt with gender discrimination.…

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    On July 19, 1860, Lizzie Borden was accused of the double murder of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Borden. I believe she was guilty of this charges for multiple reasons. She claimed that at the time of the murders she was in the barn looking for fishing equipment that they didn’t even have and wouldn’t need until next week. The idea of doing this came to her randomly for no apparent reason as she was ironing some clothes. When she was asked to get the dress she had worn the day of the murders as…

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    Lizzie Borden Murder

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    The Secrets of a Massachusetts Woman In 2015 the state of Massachusetts recorded an annual average of 100,900 murders. Out of all the murders that have happened in the state, the most infamous crime are the Borden murders. It is obvious that the vile murders were committed by Lizzie Borden yet, a weak prosecution, a lack of evidence, and the sexism of the 1800’s she got away with murder. To comprehend the reason why Lizzie killed her parents we need to study her family history. In detail,…

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    The Famous Murder Trial’s Killer Discovered Lizzie Borden’s trial was one of the mysterious and famous murder trials in 1900’s. This murder trial took place in the Borden’s house on 4th of August, 1892 in the city called Fall River, Massachusetts. The Borden’s house incorporated Andrew Borden and his second wife, Abby, his two daughters Lizzie and Emma, and a housemaid Bridget Sullivan. However, the main suspect was revealed to be Lizzie Borden in the trial; therefore, she was arrested for her…

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    Andrew and Abby Borden were just a pair of middle class people who lived a happy life until they were murdered in cold blood. Who would kill two old people who were known and loved by the public? What did anyone possibly have against them. The Lizzie Borden murder case is a mischievous murder that still hasn’t been solved. We had to solve the murder. DId Lizzie commit the murder of her parents or was she telling the truth? Lizzie Borden did kill her parents. She had a motive and a reason why she…

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    Lizzie Borden, Is she guilty? Lizzie Borden took an axe gave her mother forty whacks, but did she really? Lizzie Borden should have been known as guilty to the U.S. justice system for the murders of her parents. Massachusetts, August 4th 1892 was the tragic day that someone murdered Abby and Andrew Borden. This case was dismissed because of lack of evidence. There is still controversy about how Lizzie should’ve been guilty there is no other suspects, but somehow she got around it.…

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    Lizzie Borden was one of the famous murdered cases in the United States. On August 4, 1892 she was accused of committing a double parricide. Lizzie Borden grew up in Fall Rivers, Massachusetts. Her father Andrew Borden was a very hardworking respected man in the community. He was wealthy and had a few luxuries. At the age 2, Lizzie’s mother died of uterine congestion and spine disease. When Lizzie mother passed, he remarried to Abby Borden. Abby Borden was Lizzie’s stepmother. She was…

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    Was Lizzie Borden Guilty

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    On august 4th 1892 a murder occurred someone killed lizzie borden's parents. That day people believed that lizzie borden murdered her parents. I believe Lizzie borden is guilty she murdered her parents. She did not have a good relationship with her mom. The day before she wanted to purchase a poison, prussic acid. The other reasons are she said at the time of the murder for her father she was at the loft. All in all i think she is guilty for many reasons because they have a lot of evidence on…

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