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    Careful analysis of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried” and Harold Moore’s and Joseph Galloway’s “We Were Soldiers Once… And Young” reveals two markedly different portrayals of the United States’ army during the Vietnam War. This change mirrors the dwindling optimism of the American people from Moore and Galloway’s account of the 1965 Battle of la Drang and O’Brien’s more comprehensive account of the later stages of the war and post-war period. While O’Brien, Moore, and Galloway all served extensive time in Vietnam, their portrayals of the American military differ in tone and narrative. O’Brien portrays the American soldiers in a more negative light, terrified of the potential trouble lurking in the jungles of Vietnam. By comparison,…

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    Both Graham Greene’s book, The Quiet American and Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s movie adaptation of “the Quiet American” have the three same main characters, as well as the general storyline. Fowler and Phuong are happily together, but then The American, Pyle, arrives in Vietnam and pursues Phuong for her hand in marriage. While the characters and their dramatic love triangle remains the same, there are discrepancies between the actions and personalities of the characters, especially The American. By…

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    The nature of heroism lies within the individual’s ability to overcome evil’s power and domination over the wills of others, rising above it using love, hope, and compassion along with the light that is born within them to guide them in the fight against evil. As Gandalf enters Minas Tirith, the fall of Gondor and the fall of men are intertwined together (736), but Pippin looks into Faramir and sees the nobility that lies within him knowing there is still a spark left in the race of men (750).…

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    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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    One of the many writers occasionally involved in the Oxford literary group The Inklings was Dorothy L. Sayers. The Inklings met weekly to enjoy each other’s company and discuss their latest writing endeavors (Zaleski). As a woman, she was not only a minority in the group but also as a scholar and Oxford graduate as well. The Inklings influenced each other’s writings and brought forth the creativity in each other. Dorothy L. Sayers was born in Oxford, England on 13 June 1893 to Helen Mary Sayers…

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    On the morning of January 28, 1986, at 11:39 a.m., President Ronald Reagan sat in the Oval Office with his team of advisors putting the finishing touches on his State of the Union speech, which was slated to occur that evening (Cannon, “Challenger Disaster”). At this same moment in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the space shuttle Challenger began its launch. However, this spacecraft would never exit our atmosphere; 73 seconds after liftoff, it exploded, killing all seven passengers (“Challenger…

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    Throughout Human History many inventions had revolutionize the world. Many of them were known for their complex and inconceivable process in the invention development but there are others that surprise the world not because of their complexity but because of their simple design yet couldn 't live without them. Along with the pencil and many others there is an invention that is often used for its simplicity but is still undetected by people’s eyes. The zipper is one of them, Elias Howe who…

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    “We might not have the freedom to control our situations, but we have the freedom to find meaning in every experience.” Rejection Proof Jia Jiang Rejection is like a hot stove once you touch it and get burned it leaves a lasting imprint on the mind to be cautious when near the stove, but will you let the fear of a hot stove keep you from cooking or will you overcome it and be stronger? In the book Rejection Proof, Jia Jiang wants to master the fear of rejection by constantly getting rejected and…

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    3rd Interview (1970-1980) When Marlena Peel was growing up, she played outside everyday and came home for dinner to the ringing of a bell. With her neighborhood friends she played games, rode bikes, and skated on skateboards. However, they never wore helmets or knee pads, and seat belts were never used passed infant car seats. When asked about popular fads, Marlena replied, “Big hair, parachute pants, and MTV was all the rage.” ATM’s, microwaves, touch tone phones, and the Internet were all…

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    The NAACP’s monthly publication The Crisis, from April through September 1944, illustrates the wide purview of opinion present in the organization with regards to its view of the Second World War. The picture of the war that The Crisis paints is one quite different than the traditional story of racial unification and brotherhood put forth in the discussion of World War Two for African-Americans so often in basic history courses. The Black soldier in the mind of the magazine is a person that is…

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