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  • Russian-German Immigration

    On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. The conditions in the factory were so poor that safe evacuation of the building was not feasible, which led to the deaths of 146 Jewish and Italian women. Trying to escape the inferno, some women even jumped out of windows from the higher floors, landing on the concrete and dying as they landed. Author Ronald Takaki describes this in the book A Different Mirror for Young People, “Screaming, struggling, they jumped from…

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  • Whispers Estate Essay

    If the imposition of a ghost walking through your body doesn 't send chills up your spine, you have come to the right place. The Whispers Estate offers passionately curious people and ghost hunters personal paranormal encounters that are reserved for those kindred spirits that find intense hauntings a truly amazing experience. Built in 1899 as a family home for Dr. John and his wife, Jessie Gibbons. The doctor used the house as his office, working and operating his practice on the first floor,…

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  • Good People In The Middle Ages

    During the Middle Ages, there were many groups of people who wanted to be considered good, such as the monks, who were known as some of the most pure people in their time; those of the Christian faith, who were practicing the primary religion of the time; and the knights, who have been described in stories as loyal and powerful guardians to their King. The actions of the monks, Christians, and knights were ways to show that they were good and meant well to the people around them. This idea of…

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  • Through The Fire Analysis

    danger. And Firefighter O’Neill couldn’t have picked a worse time to lose trust in himself, because the arsonist that had previously killed Aidan O’Neill’s father, is roaming free and is once again making the once safe streets of Reno into a fiery inferno. Even though, this is a serious situation…

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  • Dante's View Of Heaven And Hell

    Have you ever wondered what life would be like after death? Would it be full of angles and enthusiasm or full of disappointment and devils? The big topic that has always been talked about through the ages is the different peoples view of heaven and hell. It is an exciting topic to talk about and discuss with your colleagues. The views of different people may change the outlook on life, and how they live on a day-to-day basis. Heaven is known to have golden gates, streets to walk on and…

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  • The Theme Of Change In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

    Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 starts off with one sentence: “It was a pleasure to burn” (Bradbury 3). The following paragraph describes the transformations that takes place as books are burned at the hands of our protagonist, Guy Montag. Books are turned black as they are spewed with kerosene and are engulfed in flames of black, red, and yellow. This opening connects to the story’s overall theme of change. The first significant change in Montag’s life is when he meets his neighbor…

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  • Analyzing The American Dream In Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle'

    In the face of perseverance many would falter and give up, but there are those who, despite their misfortune will find a way to continue on living. The book, The Jungle talks about the difficulties that our main protagonist Jurgis goes through in his search of the American dream.The American dream for many immigrants is to search for better pay and living conditions, but it was not always this way. In the past it was hell because of capitalism and big corporations that controlled the lives of…

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  • Why Is The Atomic Bomb Wrong

    We all have heard of the atomic bomb, but we never experienced what would happen when detonated. Would we survive or would we all face a deadly fate? The atomic bomb is the most deadly weapon in the world. Many countries have atomic and nuclear bombs. Including China, France, Israel, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States. Nuclear weapons are spreading to other nations and international relations are becoming increasingly violate. In my work I will discuss the history of the bomb, from…

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  • Conservatism In Forrest Gump

    Xinmeng Qiao Dr. Murphy ENGL-003-014 Due Sunday, November 6th, 2016 The Serendipity of an Idiot James Berardinelli stated, “Since its theatrical release in the summer of 1994, Forrest Gump has become one of those movies seemingly everyone is familiar with. It 's a cultural touchstone with lines like ‘Life is a box of chocolates’ appearing everywhere from tee-shirts to greeting cards.” I admit that Forrest Gump is really popular and inspiring since I watched it so many times, especially when I…

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  • I Hate Writing Essay

    I Hate Writing Essays There are SOOOOOO many reasons why essays are horrible monsters created by English teachers. For instance: • You have no purpose to write 5 page papers in many jobs • Once you learn about informal essays, all known structure is gone • They take up WAY too much of the student’s and teacher’s time • They create stress and hurt more than they help • They are boring and no fun to write • They are a waste of class time • There is no point in writing so many (seriously, we’ve…

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