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    affairs.” (Document E, 12-14.) For this, Mr.Seeger was blacklisted until the late 1960s. In The Crucible, a conversation between a man and his wife revealed the fate of he who didn’t speak. ¨Elizabeth: Giles is dead. He looks at her incredulously. Proctor: When were he hanged? Elizabeth, quietly factually: He were not hanged. He would not answer aye or nay to his indictment; for if he denied the charge they hang him surely, and auction out his property. So he stand mute, and died Christian…

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    Witchcraft and lynching: two punishments that are still occurring whether or not society as a whole wants to acknowledge it. Sometimes, witchcraft and lynching go together when speaking of violence against women. Witchcraft is defined as using sorcery or magic to communicate with the devil or some similar spirit, often called dark spirits (“Witchcraft,” n.d.). Lynching would be when an individual is executed, normally by means of hanging from a noose, by a group of people—this often will…

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    Alice in Wonderland and Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court The theme of nonsense is common between the two books. In both of the novels, the protagonists are transported to different worlds where there is absolute nonsense. In Alice in Wonderland, some of the nonsense is produced through satire. When Alice visits the Mock Turtle, his education seems to be satirical. Must of the nonsense in Alice in Wonderland is through speech between the characters. For example, when Alice meets…

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    Author Miller’s famous play, The Crucible, focuses on the infamous witch trials that took place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. During the Salem Witch Trials, 20 “witches” whom were accused and hung for not confessing to the false accusations. Although hundreds of other accusations occurred during the Salem Witch Trials, many avowed to being a witch to save their lives. Throughout the dramatic, trust-breaking and heart-wrenching scenes of The Crucible, Reverend Hale develops from a doctor who…

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    So, what’s up? Today I am talking about Cinderella. No, not the boring Disney version. We will be talking about four different versions from all over the world. They are all pretty old, one of them are over one-thousand years old! So, let’s begin. First up, similarities. Like I said, they are all very old, except for one. Each one has evil step sisters that make her life suck I feel bad for her. They are all kind of violent, not for the kids. They all have some sort of magic in the stories that…

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    The cultural event that I attended was the play To Kill a Mockingbird on February 25th at Leon High. This event came together through the effort of the students and faculty of Lean Theatre at Leon High School. The pamphlet handed out at the beginning of the play explained that this season Leon Theatre has aimed to show how we react in fear versus how we act in love. The play To Kill a Mockingbird is a widely known story expressing that people are people regardless of their settings. The play…

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    Whitford and Wisteria Allgood are siblings who have recently been accused of being a witch and wizard by the newest political party the New Order. Kidnapped in the middle of the night by the New Order who are trying to take over the world and capture all humans with magical powers whether they know they have them or not, just like Whit and Wisty. They are surprised and annoyed when stuck up classmate Byron Swain controls their arrest. They are each allowed to take one item with them. Without any…

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    The short story “Some of Us Had Been Threatening Our Friend Colby” has several displays of irony. Two examples of irony are the story teller knows that that the hanging is against the law, yet states they have the moral obligation to follow through. Also, when describing the celebration details Colby’s friends express that money was no object, but when approached with the drawings for a gibbet, one friend says that after other party favors had been paid for, that the price of the construction is…

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    The second section starts off titled "Closing Day" On the last day of the Overlook season, the Torrance’s arrive at their new home, the Overlook. Ullman is there to meet them. The hotel is in the process of closing down, and the last customers are departing. The Torrance’s meet Dick Halloran, the Overlook chef. He shows them the kitchen and all the food. All the alcohol at the Overlook was consumed the night before at the closing eve party. Halloran recognizes that Danny can read minds…

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    Nothing is more paralyzing than the horrifying realization that you, and the rest of your kind are concealed from sight. The knowledge that, although people reject your existence, they are still frightened of you. The lore which surrounds your being pegs you as a monster capable of eating men, of hypnotizing and brainwashing children, and turning women into bloodsucking monsters. It would be easy to think I’m talking about ghosts, ghouls, or goblins but I’m not. I’m talking about the reality…

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