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    In the essay the author’s thesis is that the pentangle is directly juxtaposed with the green girdle and that the transition from the pentangle to the girdle represents Gawain’s transition from “the emblematic world of the pentangle into one of opinion and uncertainty” (Ralph 3) so therefore the “pentangle, the emblem of a world where meaning is clear and exemplary, becomes replaced by an object, the girdle, to which meaning must be assigned” (Ralph 2). The author supports her thesis by stating…

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    In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald developed many motifs that span the whole book, Since a motif is a recurring image, detail, occurrence, etc. that an author develops to unify an idea and/or explore an idea, I chose the green light found throughout the book. The green light represents Gatsby’s dream to be with Daisy again and the perfect future that he strives for with Daisy. This idea is found throughout the book especially when Nick sees Gatsby alone at the end of chapter one, when Nick…

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    I’ll take Grammar Geek. I’ll take Grammar Mistress. Heck, I’ll even accept Grammar Dominatrix if you’re feeling saucy. I’ll be the Sheriff of Grammartown, flashing my badge as a card-carrying member of the Grammar Police. But please, can we possibly stop comparing people who prefer that you choose the correct form of “there”, “their”, or “they’re” with genocidal maniacs who tried to wipe an entire race of people, along with several other groups, off the face of the Earth? Conflating the desire…

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    the man who works for the seven-eleven on the corner he still wears his white hen apron every morning and this morning in particular, it’s slow, so to pass time he decides to draw a picture of himself from the cosmic perspective underneath the counter, behind coffee filter replacements and confiscated counterfeits he untangles some yellow, wide-ruled notebook paper folds it, flips it horizontally and on the right end he writes “hyperbole north”, and near the left end he writes “hyperbole south”,…

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    advertisement but also on a person as it was not common to have brightly colored lips at the time. Another likely reason red was chosen was because it signifies courage, sexuality, love and pleasure. Red is often used to evoke erotic feelings, and MAC would have used it to try and lift the stigma on the disease and direct their mantra of “diversity, acceptance and celebrating” the individual at those affected by HIV/AIDS (Benoit). In order to properly analyze the advertisement using rhetorical…

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    The Portrayal of Yellow and Gold in The Great Gatsby “The world is glittering with gold, and yellow streamers of sunlight wind through the tree broughts like God was throwing a party!” (Anderson). In The Great Gatsby the colors gold and yellow are used to represent the characters, Gatsby's possessions, and how its tied to symbolism. Yellow and Gold are used to represent Gatsby because of his wealth. He uses his wealth to win back Daisy's attention. Gatsby felt that he wasn't good enough for…

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    The dress was perfect to see my idol: Abigail Adams. The dress cost me a $25, I don’t even know how I’m gonna pay this back to Abel; but it’s perfect. The bottom portion is crimson at the ends bordered in gold lines, loops, and flowers. The top is a white blouse that complements the gold and crimson. I squeeze into the dress trying not to wrinkle it. Thank God it fits. I look out the window of my small bedroom. I see Abel’s hazelnut hair an absolute mess, like always. He was chopping wood for…

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    A. (1999, Nov, Dec). AAA Michigan Program Prevents Crashes One Intersection at a Time. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Progress Report . Michigan, Detroit: AAA. Garrett, R. (2009). Red light/Green light. Officer.com. Goldstein, D. (2009, Nov 9). Do Cameras Make Intersections More Dangerous? Retrieved Feb 2010, from cbs2.com: http://cbs2.com/goldstein/Red.Light.Cameras.2.1301941.html I.I.H.S. (2009, Dec). Q &…

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    The story of “The Storm” by Kate Chopin is a short story about a housewife named Calixta. Chopin tells of a romance that was thought long forgotten once the lovers had taken other spouses. It is full of symbolism that truly makes it much more than just the brief story. The many uses of symbolism throughout help draw the reader in and bring deeper meaning to every hidden detail of the short story. The first hint of symbolism is one of the most powerful in the story, the title. The storm…

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    There was a time in history called the Jazz Age, which took place during the “Roaring Twenties”. This novel’s setting is based in the time era of the Jazz Age and the “Roaring Twenties”. The Jazz Age was a time period in the 1920’s where new music and dances became popular in the United States and even Britain. Everyone started being more rebellious by going to more parties, and always drinking and having a good time. The “Roaring Twenties” are when more people decided to live in cities instead…

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