James Frey

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  • How Is Artistry Justified

    unwarranted deaths of more than twelve million souls, women and children among them.” In Las Casas, The Dominican Friar exaggerates the number of people killed to try to appeal to the Princes emotions. This example is also justified because it raises the awareness of a problem that needs action. Lastly, a tertiary example of where artistry is justified is in the book, “A Million Little Pieces” by James Frey. In Frey’s book, an autobiography, he tells on his struggles through his addiction and the long rehab process. Frey later admitted that some of the details in the book were enhanced and exaggerated. James Frey thought that what he said was reasonable and later says in the “Note from the Author” section that “during the process of writing the book, I embellished many details about my past experiences, and altered others in order to serve what I felt was the greater purpose of the book. I sincerely apologize to those readers who have been disappointed by my actions.” Frey appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to explain himself and to stand by what he wrote. The artistry James Frey used is justified because he informed and brought awareness to the drug addiction community in a positive manner. Any way an author can bring positive awareness to a group/issue/etc. is justified because it helps people in positive ways and can change lives. Artistry has also had a history of bringing people together. When artistry brings people together, it is only justified if it is for a…

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  • Analysis Of A Million Little Pieces By James Frey

    A Million Little Pieces by James Frey is about a man named James with a substance abuse problem. The story is based in Minnesota at a rehabilitation facility where James meets Lilly and Leonard who will become his great friends. A Million Little Pieces is about a man named James and his substance abuse problem and how he recovers. The book starts out with James waking up on a plane not remembering how he got there or where he was going. He soon learned he was on his way to Chicago where his…

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  • Description Of The Groundhog Day

    That night, I went to bed and my mind was racing. Our plan was set in place. As the clock struck midnight, I quickly snuck out of bed and got dressed. I was so anxious. I wanted to be ready at a moment’s notice. It took less than two minutes to put on a thermal shirt, a sweater, jeans, and heavy wool socks. I laid on my bed, staring at the ceiling, counting down the minutes. At 12:50 on the dot, I heard muffled noises outside my window. I sat up and looked outside. There was James and his…

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  • Personal Narrative: Rasta Man's Cousin

    Rasta Man’s Cousin And Another Dream One day when I went out to get something to eat, I bumped into Rasta Man’s cousin. She told me that he had been asking about me and she asked if I wanted his number. I told her no. She was like girl, you better go ahead and get that money. I told her again no thanks. She was like I’m gonna tell him you acting funny. I just smiled and walked away. Weeks later after encountering Rasta Man’s cousin, I had a dream. I was awakened out of my…

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  • Soccer In America Speech

    teacher, Mr. James. I say, “Hello, Mr. James! Lucky day! Guess what? It’s me! Francisco!” Mr. James says, “Yes, I see that. Please sit down. It’s time for our very first test. You did do the pre-reading, right?” I say, “I did not do the pre-reading. Or the reading. Or the post reading. I did not do any reading at all because it is summer and that is just wrong.” He says, “Well. Here’s your test. It is fill-in-the-blank. Good luck. Please, sit down.” But I cannot sit down. It is not…

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  • Descriptive Christmas House Research Paper

    I say high to everyone and then walk back through the Sasquatch sized door and walk down the hall to the living room. As I enter the room I 'm greeted by a sweet citrusy pine smell that makes the setting complete. I sit down facing the tree looking beyond into the black abyss and twinkling lights. I pull out my grandpas fly fishing book like I do every year. I read the cover, “ The Complete Angler” by James Prosek. Every year I can never seem to finish the book but I get closer every year. This…

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  • Confidentiality Essay

    Mr. Wilson and I sit down to start his assessment. I explain what the assessment is for and confidentiality. We first start by obtaining personal information. He gives me his full name, his address, and talks about his wife who passed away. While talking about his wife I asked if he had other family members. Mr. Wilson told me he had a daughter and a pet dog. He told me he used to work as a farmer but know he just enjoys siting with his dog on the porch. I asked if he had any close Nabors…

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  • The Creation Of The Republican Party In The 1850's

    ballots in Kansas elections. Nonetheless, President Pierce replaced the territorial governor after recognizing the fact that the result of the pro-slavery legislature was not up to par with the interests and values of the people. A civil war surfaced when free state settlers established their own opposing government. In a conflict called "Bleeding Kansas" nearly 200 people were killed. In 1856, Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner, an antislavery Senator from Massachusetts, unconscious with a cane…

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  • The Significance Of The Treaty Of Paris Of 1763

    Mississippi rivers would be settled, but it would eventually become part of the United States. The Northwest Ordinance fast-tracked the westward expansion of the United States. The Bank of the United States received its license in 1791 from the United States Congress and was signed by President George Washington. Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, designed the Bank’s charter. He modeled it after the Bank of England. The bank was needed because the government had a debt from the…

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  • Analysis Of Frankenstein And H. P. Lovecraft's Frankenstein

    Monsters whether human or otherworldly parade through our nightmares and fears time after time. They appeal to our most primal fears. But what about these horrors and creeps truly makes them monsters? Exploring this question gives us insight into our fears and how terror plays with our emotions. Monsters are a common subject in both Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein and H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness. In Mary Shelley 's novel the man Frankenstein creates his own monster by turning back…

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