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    'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen ' - presumably a twenty-four hour clock. This was when I first took note that TV had without an invite had invaded us... it sits nonchalently on the wall with an unbridaled power. Since, then I mistrust anything that 's transmitted from the screen - so I 've download an internal firewall to protect myself on the off-chance TV will be wanting my vote at some stage - TV on the TV on a TV debate... I feel nauseus at the…

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    1776, the dawn of the American Revolution saw merchant sailors being authorized to walk a fine line between Privateer and Pirate. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), famous American founding father used British politics and laws in an effort to break America from British rule. In 1779, Franklin, an elderly man of seventy-three traveled across the Atlantic from America to France to seek aid and assistance from France in an effort to break from the British empirical rule over America. Franklin’s…

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    I will be comparing Animal Farm by George Orwell and Lord Of The Flies by William Golding. In a Lord Of The Flies, young boys get stranded on a island after their plane crashes. After the plane crashed the boys try to make life livable on the island, but two boys Ralph and Jack fight over who gets to be the leader of the island. Eventually Ralph and Jack go head to head about who gets to be leader, and Jack wins because all of the younger boys go to his side. In Animal Farm, Mr. Jones the owner…

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    The Crossing released on TV the 2000. It is about the book the crossing, which is about George Washington crossing the Delaware on a Christmas night and winning the battle of Trenton. This fill was directed by Robert Harmon, with a very low budget to work with he sat out to make this as good as possible. This movie was nominated for a couple of awards, and won two. One was the ASC award, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot. The other one was Peabody…

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    In any case, David Saunders ' family is a battling African-American gang. This is clarified when his mom says, "Waal that is great. We family utilize in the outhouse"(Wright). His family is at a money related point where the minimum essentials can 't be met. They need to discover quick techniques for meeting their necessities. This is one of numerous pieces of information that indicate the Saunders family being of low societal position. The family is by all accounts attempting to a point where…

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    Thomas Jefferson-The Pen of the Revolution Thomas Jefferson was a natural born leader. He lived in a time of much uncertainty and despite this, or maybe because of it, he is known as one of the most brilliant men in our nation’s history. He authored the Declaration of Independence and was our country’s third president. He made decisions that furthered the development of our country and was revered as one of the greatest minds of his time. Thomas Jefferson served as a member of the Virginia…

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    Times may be changing, but traditions hold true. Said best by the first father of our country, “Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master.” President George Washington understood the discipline, consistency, and lucidity requisite to consolidate a growing nation. Undeniably, his sharp mind and innate governance sustained a widespread sense of triumph, pride, and purpose among citizens that we Americans have long…

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    Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. The Five Stages of Grief. They can be applied to various aspects of life. However, I believe that survivors guilt is one of the best ways that the stages can be applied. Denial leaves us questioning every little thing. It leaves us thinking that there isn’t a way the world can just go on. It makes it so hard to even make it through a day, nevertheless it is debatably the most important stage; it is where you first start and where you start to…

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    In The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon alludes to sources of power for both colonizers and colonized. Colonizers gain their power from both physical and psychological violence, whereas the colonized must gain power over the colonizers through physically violent rebellion. Hannah Arendt, in Crises of the Republic, takes a very different view of power. While she agrees that occasionally violence is used to exert power and control, true power comes from the concerted efforts of the group, not…

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    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others,”(118). In this case, George Orwell is using the phrase “more equal” to show how leaders twist words to manipulate the population. Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is a farm that overthrows their dictator leader, Mr. Jones, but reverts back into a dictatorship over the course of the book. Satire is a way to use humor, irony, or over exaggeration to expose or criticize people’s ideas, especially in politics. Animal Farm…

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