H. H. Holmes

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  • I Want To Pursue A Scholarship

    “What are my career plans? To graduate from college with a degree in something I love and get a job to earn lots of money for my family.” “Why am I applying for this a scholarship? I am applying because college is expensive and I don’t have much money and need it to pay for college.” “Leadership and service accomplishments? I have plenty of those, was an officer of six clubs and numerous community service hours helping (insert group or cause here) and have awards from the principal and the…

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  • Stone Cold Research Paper

    “You can have a wrestling idea, but you need these momentum shifting moves.. We had the Hulkamania movement, then it shifted to the beer drinking, Stone Cold era. We reinvented the business with becoming the bad guy. What’s the next level?” (“Hulk Hogan’s Quotes”). This quote by former WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan illustrates the change of the wrestling industry. A man who was the accelerant to that change was “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. Born in Austin Texas, Steve grew up in a low income family. He…

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  • Masculinity In Professional Wrestling

    Undertaker, Edge, and Triple H vie for grandeur through ruthless aggression and all-out mayhem. The WWE promotion is a primetime example of masculinity and an integrated marketing combining with television, live events, film, the internet in 2007 made $500 million. Wrestling with Manhood shows how ‘entertainment’ is connected to sexual assault, homophobia, and relationship violence. As Jhally says, “You know it’s really difficult…

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  • Personal Narrative: Forensics Day

    story. Once upon a time in Louisiana, there was a girl in 4-H named Kourtni Thibodeaux and that girl was me; correction, is me and as you can presume I’m a bit of a jokester. I am sixteen-years-old, in the eleventh grade, and this is my eighth year participating in 4-H, sixth year a part of the Calcasieu Homeschool 4-H Club. This year, I was elected senior parliamentarian of my club. Being homeschooled, I have a lot of time to work on my 4-H and really be involved, with which I very much…

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  • Psychoanalytic Reading Of D. H. Lawrence's The Rocking Horse-Winner

    Although a lot of stories may differ in a lot of ways, the key components always stay the same. A writer must have a good set of characters, a good plot, a good theme, and all the things of that nature. Every person may have a different idea of what makes a particular story “interesting” to them, and keeps them wanting to go back and read the story more and more. For a person like me, I would have to say that the theme of the story can really keep interest. A theme that can truly resonate beyond…

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  • Comparing Humanity In Island Of Doctor Moreau And Life Of Pi

    The Contrast Between Animality and Humanity in The Island of Doctor Moreau and Life of Pi One of the major cultural anxieties that prevails in society is the relationship between humans and animals and the distinction between humanity and animality. Humans are often depicted as being a higher form of animal, most commonly induced by religious practices. However, upon isolation or fear of death, the human thought process tends to revert to what is associated to animal-like behaviour. Humans tend…

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  • H. G. Wells The Chronic Argonauts

    H.G. Wells, short for, Herbert George Wells was a successful English novelist, journalist, and sociologist who had a great influence on our view of the future. Wells was born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, England and passed away on August 13, 1946 in London. Growing up, Wells’ mother worked on an estate as a housekeeper, and he spent most of his time at her workplace after his father’s shop failed. One day, Wells discovers the owner’s extensive library and spends his time there as he…

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  • Lincoln's Assassination Speech

    Killing Lincoln is a vivid retelling of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln written by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. They detail the assassination from multiple viewpoints, including that of the president and his assassin. It could serve as a useful tool for scholars because the information is presented in a clear, chronological format, collected from multiple resources, and addresses some of the speculation and conspiracies surrounding this heinous act. It is written by two authors: Bill…

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  • Summary Of Jane Mayer's Dark Money

    Throughout the book, “Dark Money,” the author Jane Mayer articulates in an attitude that could be construed as bias and aggressive towards conservative right wing radicals who try to buy their way through political campaigns and government representatives. Although David Koch ran for president on a libertarian ticket, his loss led him to begin to try and buy influence with the people in office. She digs into the family’s political affairs throughout the span of their generations, since the…

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  • Gothic Influences In Frankenstein

    There have been many important influences throughout the ages in the horror genre such as Horace Walpole, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, and H. P. Lovecraft. All the way from Edgar allen Poe to H.P. Lovecraft. There have been many influential horror or Gothic writers throughout the ages. Though in the early days of Horror this form of storytelling were called Gothics and or Romances. Horace Walpole, one of the first to use grim story elements in his stories. He also liked…

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