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    Charles Williams is one of the most eccentric, odd, and influential writers to have ever lived. He lived a very eventful life and managed to influence many writers not only in his time, but even to this day. He demonstrates his influence through his personal life and personality, his writings, and his theology. Charles Williams managed to change literature and theology through his unique viewpoints that he has gained through his odd life experiences. Charles Williams was one of the strangest writers of his time, and certainly the oddest of the Inklings. To examine why he was such an influential writer we must first look at his personal life. Charles Williams was born in London in 1886. Unlike many writers of his time, Charles Williams preferred…

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    C. S. R. Lewis Analysis

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    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien are considered to be two of the greatest authors of the last century. Ralph C. Wood in his article “Conflict and Convergence on Fundamental Matters in C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien” analyzes the stylistic and philosophical differences between these two authors. His article focuses on the correlation between an author’s philosophy and writings. Although Wood makes valid arguments he is clearly biased towards Tolkien, therefore affecting his credibility. Wood…

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    Cs Lewis Reflection

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    C.S. Lewis has had a profound impact on my heart, mind and soul. I was first introduced to this great Christian thinker the fall of my junior year in high school. I decided to join an honors English course that focused on analyzing, discussing and writing about the 20th century group of writers known as the Inklings. To be fair, this type of course was not my forte. To pursue academic excellence from a liberal arts perspective was I was quite satisfied being a flat, one dimensional easy…

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    of the TCBS had encouraged him to move forward with his stories, and now that most of them were gone, he felt he had to go through with it to honor their memories. The TCBS was one group that left an impact on Tolkien and his writings. Another society that had a profound influence on Tolkien were the Inklings, who formed after the end of WWI. Tolkien one said, while talking about the Inklings and the support they gave him, “”What I owe them is incalculable…”” (Becker 36). The Inklings listened…

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    I am jerked from my daze back into the daily humdrums of activity surrounding me – my teacher has a look of discontent plastered on her face. Rocket ships swirl in dizzying loops around her head, an odd purple creature peaks from behind. She asks if I am paying attention, I take a moment before I nod. In my mind, she has relented – in reality, I will be sent home with a hastily written request for a parent-teacher conference. We all know the drill by now. A humble five-year-old I was, with…

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    When the three branches of government were coming into existence, one could only hope that the Founding Fathers intended them to help serve balance in our government rather than give opportunities for certain people to oppress a minority or weaker entity. There is an emphasis on hope because history has confirmed our government’s capacity to corrupt circumstances of power for statesman and tyrants alike. Both the Federalists and Anti-federalists cast arguments against the system, deeming certain…

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    My Nursing Career Goal

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    My career goal is to become a registered nurse in the state of Oregon. I plan on attending Portland Community College and receiving my Degree of Arts. I then plan on transferring to a applicable Nursing program. In the near feature I would like to transfer into one of the nursing programs at University of Portland and San Francisco State University. Since I was a child I have always had an inkling that I was destined to be some sort of doctor, nurse, or medical practitioner. The idea of helping…

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    In the story The Lady or The Tiger, I truly believe that the princess sent her lover to his death by having him open the door with the tiger. There are a few reasons why I think this to be true. The first reason is that it was stated early on in the story that the king loved his daughter above all and she was the apple of his eyes. This led me to think that the princess may be spoiled and willful. She might be used to getting her way by any means necessary. This actually confirmed later in the…

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    Easter island destiny From explorers sailing to America to manifest destiny, humans have always been eager to travel to new places and expand to push the boundaries that accepted by most and challenged by few. Now that we are jaded of what seems to be everything on earth, we thirst for a spring of unknown knowledge. That exploring space, with the inkling that it is the next step to improving life on earth, will successfully quench. However, us dismissing our home as being fully explored is…

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    They can come home with you after a vacation, or even on an article of clothing if you sit on a piece of furniture that has them. It's important to be careful and to check for clues that these bugs are present. Once they are in your home it can be difficult to get rid of them. That is, unless you call in a professional. They are hardy creatures, but, we can get them out of your home. Just give us a call if you see evidence. Often the first inkling that these bugs are present come from the…

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