James Brolin

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  • Descriptive Essay: How To Play Basketball

    It was about 2 years ago when I started playing basketball. Even though it was long ago it’s one of memorable experienced. I was excited about RAIS and New friend. Long ago I think that basketball is unpleasant also because I never try to play basketball and never think I can play it. It’s really hard for me to learn how to play also I wanted to know how to shoot basketball. So I ask Mr.Jonifer about it and then he told me to follow the step in shooting these are the step of shooting.…

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  • Alienation And Loneliness In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Although very similar, the theme of alienation and loneliness have a minor difference that, in the end, result in different roles in building and destroying a character. In the beginning it first deals with a physical form of isolation, while the latter focuses more on a mental scale. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, alienation and loneliness plays an important role, because it shows how both themes affect and shape humans and the creature. In the novel both Victor and the creature are alienated.…

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  • Vitalism In The Creature By Mary Shelley

    In the times that Frankenstein is written, exploration and application of science is exploding along with developments in all aspects in Industrial Revolution. One dramatic event in scientific community at that time is the famous “vitalist debate” engaged by two medical professionals John Abernethy advocating vitalism and William Lawrence propagating materialism. Critics constantly assume what standpoint in the debate is Shelley taking by analyzing her main character “the Creature” in…

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  • Bildungsroman

    In the novel “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” James Joyce uses narrative devices that are characteristic of the Bildungsroman genre to focus on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood encountering various difficulties. A Bildungsroman “concludes at a momentous point in the hero’s life, which signals the culmination of a process of self-discovery, or the moment when a life-defining decision is made” (Cañadas 16). A Bildungsroman is a novel…

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  • Inhumanity And Frankenstein Similarities

    In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the similarities and dissimilarities that Victor Frankenstein and his creation share are the key factors leading to their demise. Frankenstein’s creation, who can perhaps most accurately be referred to as a self-proclaimed fallen Adam (CITATION), parallels his creator in many ways - including in their regret of their pursuit of knowledge and the way that they both begin with good intentions but become warped and trapped in a cycle of vengeance. However, the…

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  • Character Analysis Of The Monster In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Victor Frankenstein believes that he is making the world better by creating his monster. Even though he devotes nearly two years of study and research, he rejects the vile monster whom he creates. The monster’s body statue and appearance does not define whether he is human or not. Physical features do not prove that a man’s heart does not have human intentions. Victor Frankenstein is physically a human; however, his monster possesses more characteristics of a human being than he does. In Mary…

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  • Coming To Pakistan Narrative Essay

    Ever since I was a very young kid, the only world I knew was Pakistan, where I was born and raised. I lived there until I was 12 years old, then I came to United States. I was raised in a family home in the city of Kohat in Pakistan. My family has been living there for generations; my immediate family was the first family to come to United States. It was something new for the whole family ,However, for me ,as a young child who was just going to ,what at the time seem to be a whole new world.…

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  • Joseph Ellis Founding Brothers

    Postbellum United States required great attention to both its creation, rejuvenation, and restoration as a stable nation. In the book, Founding Brothers, Joseph Ellis presented readers with an insight into some of the more problematic portions of the creation of this nation. Some issues within the border of the Union, namely those surrounding the national debt and establishment of the capitol of the United States were addressed with urgency while slavery, another great problem that inevitably…

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  • Killer Angels: A Thematic Analysis

    Throughout history, war has been at the forefront of politics and has led to the formation of some of the greatest societies and movements of all time. That being said, war has also led to the ultimate downfall of enormous empires and movements that at one point were sparked with enthusiasm. In short, it brings the most glorious of times and the worst; thousands of human beings dead, families and nations left grieving, and beliefs shattered like glass – all the aftermath of a brutal, hard-fought…

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  • Examples Of Dualism In A Tale Of Two Cities

    The Same Seeds: Preconditions of Revolution in England and France In his afterword to A Tale of Two Cities, A. N. Wilson contends that Charles Dickens gives “no quarter” to Edmund Burke’s view of the French Revolution. While Dickens rejects the Burkean assertion that the French Revolution was a mere “outbreak of barbarism,” he shares Burke’s fear of the latent, omnipresent bloodlust that feeds revolutions. Like Burke, Dickens exhorts Englishmen not to be naive in their beliefs that a revolution…

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