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    The Road is a post-apocalyptic tale which follows the journey taken by a father and his young son over a period of several months. The pair trek across a landscape blasted by an unspecified cataclysm that has destroyed most of civilization, leaving a barren wasteland full of ash and debris. Although there are a few survivors, without law and order, they must become the indefatigable defenders of their own lives. The will to survive and level of determination depicted by the characters provides McCarthy with the opportunity to create a story of hope and inspiration, however, the tale is solemn and harrowing. Throughout the novel, the father’s primary concern is his son. Although gaunt and ailing, he must fight for their existence. The unconditional…

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    Both Kate Chopin and Katherine Anne Porter have had their issues with love and they seem to show it through the eyes of a reader with their main characters in their short stories “The Storm” and “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. Chopin had married Oscar Chopin, a Creole cotton broker, at nineteen and he later pass away in 1883 which had left her with six children to raise own her own. As this shocking turn of events inspired Chopin to start writing, critics have taken her work as too explicit…

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    Views on women has changed through the years, but Kate Chopin focuses on the view of women in marriage. Women are portrayed as servants to their husbands. The three stories “The Story of an Hour”, “The Storm”, and “Desiree’s Baby” show how women rebelled against the constraints of marriage or gave in to it. They were to have no freedom or wishes. In two of the stories the woman rebelled and the other gave. One woman rebelled by death, another by an affair, and the last one submitted by being so…

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    “Before it was all talk, but now he’d physically hurt me and I knew there would be no convincing him to let me go” (Preston 204). Just when Scarlett is at a point of giving up, Noah finds himself choosing to help her because he knows together they can bring the world to its feet. “Rise Up” is a suitable song for the struggles Noah is faces in the book. Lastly, the song “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey really depicts character of Donald in the book. Donald is Scarlett’s biological father who is…

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    Underworld. Death surrounded the place. Dracula was foolish to lead me straight to his mansion. The mansion was truly frightening, because it showed signs of nothing but death. Nonetheless, I climbed into the house from a broken window, armed with my sword. The heinous vampire had nearly destroyed my village once and that would never happen again. As I walked around the house, a figure appeared right in front of me. It was Dracula. How he managed to sneak upon me was even unknown to me. ‘Well,…

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    Allen say is children’s book author and illustrator, who originally came from Japan. He was born in 1937 in Yokohama, Japan to a mother who was a Japanese American and his father who was full Japanese, but was adopted by two British parents who raised him in Shanghai, China (Allen Say pg. 1). His early life wasn’t very easy with his parents getting a divorce when he was 12 years old. About four years after the divorce he would go on to live with his grandmother (Allen Say pg. 1). About two years…

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    As people grow up in a world full of standards to live up to, they might begin to lose themselves throughout the journey. For example, an individual may adjust their identity to reach the ideal life that every person dreams to aspire. We are never happy with who we are and what we have, we always want more; however, people are dismissing the conception of acceptance. In the book, “American Born Chinese” written by Gene Luen Yang, the American religious experience is accepting yourself. Once a…

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    This is achieved by its use of materiality which continues throughout the building, although the buildings visual features aren’t stagnant and seems somewhat malleable. This is created within the space with the use of artistic graffiti closer to Myers Park, where people have transformed this space into their own. Although nothing appears to change from the streetscape. Something that intrigued the eye at glance was that floor materiality and the tiling which of the footpath which continues and…

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    When a person can’t accept their vulnerability then they feel forced to cover up the things that make up their identity which cause them to not be the person they want to be because they think that people will just tear them apart. Everyone has some vulnerability in their life but it's how you handle the vulnerability that determines their true identity and whether they can live a more full life. When a person first is affected by their vulnerability it is hard for them to share it with other…

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    only glide, but scientist say over time evolutionary traits have been passed down to the birds that can fly. The Caihong Juji Had lived in northeastern china, 160 million years ago in the late Jurassic period. Which there were also many dinosaurs that lived in this period. The Caihong Juji had lived in the rainforest. It would glided across tree with it’s feathers and look for food. It was a carnivore (meat eater) that had hunted for small mammals, and reptiles. It would also show off it’s…

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