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    He also collected discarded food which he had found and tried to sell it to local restaurants for extra money, however, the money that Louis earned was not enough to keep his mother from participating in prostitution. Louis eventually dropped out of school at the age of eleven years old and joined a group of boys who sang on street corners for money. Louis also developed a relationship with, “Joe King Oliver” who is one of his favorite musicians during his childhood. Oliver became a mentor and a fatherly figure towards Louis especially through his troubled times and supported him greatly. Oliver was coronet players who often use to play at a dancehall, where Louis often dropped by to hear musicians…

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    Louis Armstrong is “recognized as one of the greatest musicians of all time having a major role in the creation of modern jazz” (listverse). He was also given the nicknames of “Satchmo” or “Pops.” Louis Armstrong changed the focus of jazz from improvisation to solo performance. His trumpet playing skills allowed him to become one of the first to acknowledge the trumpet as a solo instrument. Armstrong also was one of the first scat singers and is known for it becoming widespread. (listverse) In…

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    Isaac Slade, Joe King, Ben Wysocki, and Dave Welsh make up the popular rock/ pop band The Fray. With their first album, How to Save a Life, this band appeared on everyone’s radar. The Fray’s song “You Found Me” appeared on the band’s second album, The Fray. Eight months after the release of The Fray’s second album, the band released a music video for “You Found Me.” This song could have several meanings depending on different points of views. Many interpretations of the lyrics in this song…

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    bullied, Noah wants to show that he is stronger and more powerful. In Chapter 5, “Mr. Claypole administered a kick to Oliver, and entered the shop with a dignified air” (Dickens 26). Oliver doesn’t react anything to it. In this passage, although Noah knows how he feels of being bullied, he looks down Oliver, who is lower than him and treats him like he can abuse him with his strength. By using the binary opposition of good versus evil, Noah’s personality is different from Oliver’s, and the way…

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    Being Kidnapped seems like a situation that would be terrible to be in. For one kid, it was the best few days of his life and he did not want to leave. “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry, is a fictional short story. Bill and Sam are the two main characters in the story. With much work they plan to pull off a fraudulent town-lot scheme in Western Illinois. To do this they need two thousand dollars. These two men decide to kidnap Ebenezer Dorset’s child and offer a ransom. Bill and Sam take the…

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    OLIVER TWIST by CHARLES DICKENS OLIVER TWIST or THE PARISH BOY’S PROGRESS is a novel written by Charles Dickens and was serialised in 1837-39. The novel revolves around an orphan named Oliver Twist, who was born in a workhouse and was sent to a parochial orphanage where all the children were ill-treated and underfed. Twist runs away to London after escaping from the orphanage and there, he encounters with The Artful Dodger, one among the gang of juvenile pick-pocketers who are under the…

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    Lovable Villain Once upon a time there was a man that went by the name of “Lil’Dawg”. Nobody ever knew his real name because he never told anyone. He didn’t feel comfortable with people knowing his real identity. So one day Lil Dawg get’s a call from the store manager at Mc’donalds and gets the bad news that he got fired for coming in late all the time. The manager said he was tired of letting it slide, that all Lil Dawg was doing was slowing his business down. He doesn’t know what to do…

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    My Virtual Life Analysis

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    When Oliver was 3, a parent questionnaire told me that I am “about average in warmth and affection displayed toward Oliver” and “more disciplined than average with Oliver.” (“My Virtual Life” 3 years) At age 4, I was rated, “slightly above average in terms of affection and warmth displayed toward your child,” and “in the top 15% in terms of control and discipline exercised with your child.” (“My Virtual Life” 4 years) At age 6, Oliver noted that I was, “‘nicer’ to him than other parents are to…

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    Why People Need To Belong

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    running around, and getting dirty. Some people’s needs are what we take for granted, a loving family. In the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, the protagonist Oliver identifies as a reluctant thief who wants to belong to a good community with a loving family. As Fagin is trying to steal books from Oliver that Mr. Brownlow gave him, Oliver yells , “ ‘Don't take the books.... They belong to a kind gentlemen who took care of me.... Return the money and the books, or the gentlemen would think I…

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    Anton Chekhov wrote the short story A Problem. The story is about a young man who takes a loan illegally and gets caught, leaving his uncles to decide his future for him. In the story, Anton illustrates 4 characters, which personalities vary greatly. He decided to use both methods of characterization to portrait them to us, direct and indirect characterization. Chekhov does a really got job at it, so we’ll discuss how he displayed each one of the characters. The first character we’ll discuss,…

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