Inklings

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  • C. S. Lewis: The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

    The typical reader of fantasy literature wouldn’t expect to find symbols for Christianity in a book. But a reader of a work by C.S Lewis can expect just that. Lewis was a poet, scholar, and above all, one of the most renowned authors of fantasy literature during the 20th century. He was best known for The Chronicles of Narnia series, and specifically, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. He was a devout Christian and was a defender and teacher of the faith. His faith and life experiences had a…

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  • How Is Benjamin's Smile Shown In The Graduate

    inherent sense of lack of direction. Ben questions whether he should accept Mrs. Robinson’s invitation for him to sleep with her. He is confused if he should pursue Elaine against the wishes of Mrs. Robinson. When Ben and Elaine leave the church, this inkling of uncertainty becomes clear after he crashes her wedding. As they sit on the bus, the shot shows a sweaty, dirty Ben and Elaine in her wedding dress. After a few seconds, a Simon and Garfunkel song comes on. The audience can see Ben’s…

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  • Healthy People Research Paper

    HealthyPeople.gov states one of the 2020 global objectives is to, “Improve public health and strengthen U.S. national security through global disease detection, response, prevention, and control strategies” (GlobalHealth). This objective highlights an awareness exist in the necessity to monitor global health in relation to American welfare. Therefore understanding what the stakes are concerning the possibility of an epidemic and how said epidemic is handled on a national level is extremely…

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  • The Landlady Analysis

    Roald Dahl is the Author of a chilling short story called the "landlady" The landlady is a wonderful tale about a young man named Billy Weaver, and his confrontation with the landlady; an older women who runs a strange bed and breakfast. This short story though it doesn't seem, gives off an important message; don't judge a book by it's cover. As the main Character Billy Weaver with his coat, top hat, and suitcase was deciding if he should stay at the Bed and Breakfast, something caught his eye…

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  • The Land Lady Analysis

    seems who runs the Bed & Breakfast is actually a total nutcase. What does Mr. Weaver's near future have in store for him? He realizes that he chose the wrong place to stay, but was it already too late? Even early on in this story Dahl drops slight inklings of suspicion, it starts when Billy is deciding where to stay, and he chooses the Bed & Breakfast. The author says "He pressed the bell, far away in a back room he heard it ringing and then at once, it must've been at once because he hadn't…

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  • Examples Of Foreshadowing In A Good Man Is Hard To Find

    Throughout the short story A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor, there are slight inklings that hint towards the horrific demise of the family. These hints include various uses of foreshadowing and symbolism. However, there are three key aspects that leads readers to suspect not all is normal on this family road trip. The specific events that indicate the ending result of the story are the beginning conversation revolving around The Misfit, the siting of the old family burying ground,…

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  • Panic Attacks

    It started as an inkling, a fraction of an idea that, maybe, she didn’t quite fit in with her brothers the way that she should. From that inkling grew the obvious question: why didn’t she fit in with her brothers? As questions are wont to do, this one rapidly became a realization: she was not like her brothers. Now, that realization…

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  • The Connection Gap: Why Americans Feel Alone

    who standards are we to decide what a fulfilling life is? Ultimately each of us needs to develop beliefs and goals that make sense of who we are in our aloneness. When you begin to understand the “problem” of loneliness, you often gain your first inkling that adopting a new attitude toward being alone may change your life.” It has and Im…

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  • Personal Narrative: Ledge Jumping

    It was mid-afternoon, my hands were shaking, and my face was pale. It was a long drop from where I was standing at the top of the ledge to the bottom where the water reflected my fears. I wanted to stay on the center of the ledge. I didn’t want to be anywhere near the edge because of the risk. In the end… I had to do it, I had to jump. With freezing cold water beneath me, trembling legs, and the sun in my eyes; I did it, I jumped, and it was one of the most exhilarating feelings I had ever…

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  • Planet X Or Planet Phattie Research

    A planet bigger than any in our solar system may be lurking in the darkness slowly getting close to our solar system again from a 15,000 year journey. Now what might this planet’s name is? Planet X or Planet Phattie which was discovered in 1906 by Percival Lowell in the Lowell observatory in Flagstaff Arizona. But some farther into the past, a mathematician Urban le Verrier in 1846 discovered Neptune since there were irregular patterns in Uranus’s orbit, and scientists think since new little…

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