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  • Abraham Lincoln Legacy Essay

    No one expected the scrawny farm boy from Kentucky to grow up to become a self-taught lawyer. In addition to that, a majority consider him the best president of all time. Abraham Lincoln, standing at 6 ft 4 inches, was not only the tallest president, but was also the most productive. He aspired to end slavery once and for all, and to save the Union in the Civil War. In the Leaving a Legacy unit, many movements or people’s legacies have been researched to share with their classmates. Abraham…

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  • Greed In The Awakening

    This greed is further explored as Marlow becomes closer to meeting Kurtz. When he is discussing Mr. Kurtz and his unbounded greed for ivory, Marlow notes, “You should have heard him say, ‘My ivory.’ Oh yes, I heard him. ‘My Intended, my ivory, my station, my river, my --’ Everything belonged to him” (55). Kurtz thinks everything is his, which is an unbounded greed, but explains how he collected so much ivory. However, he is hollow. Greed is the guiding force for Kurtz, even above relationships…

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  • The Killer Angels Shaara

    The Killer Angels. This is a book about the Civil War, with all of its death, blood, and destruction. It’s written by Michael Shaara. This book is all about the strategy and planning involved in the war, from the point of view from both the Confederates and the Union. Michael Shaara uses conversation and thoughts from the officers to tell about real plans and panic that happened in the Civil War. An example of when Sharra does this is when he wrote this in: “Chamberlain looked down, saw blood…

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  • Johnny Woul Belonging In The Outsiders

    Through the novel, ‘The Outsiders’, Hilton has proven her point in which all young people should have a sense of belonging. Ponyboy, the main character as well as a member of the Greaser gang and he believes that belonging to a gang is the reason to the safety of his friends and himself; he has someone to rely on. Johnny, Ponyboys best friend as well as another member of the Greaser gang, needed the urgent sense of belonging as he wasn’t overly supported by his own family and “he would have run…

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  • The Breakdown Of Family In The Outsiders

    “Outsiders and Justice Consciousness.” Contemporary Justice Review December 2003. Vol 6 issue 4. Pg. 359-362. Co-Lin. February 28, 2017. Kraus, Daniel. “Another Look at S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders.” Booklist January 1 2017. Vol 113 issue 9/10. Pg. 80-81. Co-Lin. February 23, 2017. Lang, George. “S.E. Hinton Recalls ‘The Outsiders’ 45 Years Later – E-book Due in Spring 2013.” NewsOKBlog May 10, 2012. Web. May 15, 2017. Malone, Michael. “Tough Puppies.” The Nation March 8, 1986.…

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  • Lincoln's Last Days

    In their book, Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever, Bill O’Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman provide the readers with information on how Lincoln’s prayer for the Union and the South to become one again led to a disastrous blow to the United States of America. Lincoln prepared many speeches for the “divided” free North and the slaveholding South. Lincoln’s speeches were primarily meant to stop the Southern states from seceding from the Union. Many families…

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  • The Lovesong Of J Alfred Prufrock Quote Analysis

    Throughout “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot, the timeless struggle to navigate society unfolds. As Karen Prior expresses in her evaluation of Eliot’s work, Prufrock parallels the modern hipster. Although the hipster is considered a modern phenomena, the way in which that type of individual comes to life can be found repeatedly in history, “Neither hipsters nor Prufrock would exist without the modern urban setting that bred their sensibilities. It is in the city that the pulse…

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  • Prufrock Insecurity Essay

    In the immediate thoughts of present day, many people feel unworthy or unimportant to society. Everyone wants to feel some type of worth, whether it be from a relationship perspective or how they are seen through their own eyes. It creates a sense of security, life without being able to progress or accomplish the goals that are desired can bring on a feeling of insecurity. This can be seen numerous times throughout the poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock written by American-British poet, T…

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  • Larry Patrick Levis Poetic Devices

    Larry Patrick Levis, as a poet of the contemporary Period, exemplified the best of the genre. Through his use of poetic devices, style and thematic, Larry Levis has given us some of the most iconic and universally appealing work. Particularly in his poem titled “___________”, we see examples of his most salient particularities and effective use of English language. Larry Patrick Levis then stands as one of the greats in the pantheon of American and World Literature. Larry Patrick Levis was…

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  • Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince'

    Niccolò Machiavelli in “The Prince” mentions that “the end justifies the means”. At least once in everyone’s life, at one point they’ve made a dishonest decision. Some have even tried to explain their actions by bending the truth. It doesn’t matter how people reach what they want as long as the outcome is what they had hoped. The end goal doesn’t necessarily have to be good or noble. Though many people believe the end does not justify the means I believe it is acceptable to go to any extent to…

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