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    I love, spirituality and astrology, it is something I regard as highly interesting and important. I have deep green eyes, which change colour depending on my frame of mind. If I am happy they become what I would describe as vivid green, when I am sad they become a piercing blue, when I am angry they turn into grey thunderstorm clouds. My hair is naturally curly, light blonde and I am five foot three in height. My mum describes me as having a heart shaped face, cupid lips, a petite nose and petite ears. My face is covered in moles, my Dad always regarded them as beauty spots, I regard them as moles. I have chosen to study creative writing at Kingston university, once again for many different reasons. I live for both reading and writing. I want to be a published author. I need to be a published author. I want people to adore my writing, the same way I adore reading. I have wanted to be an author for as long as I can remember, from the day I first learnt how to read… I knew I wanted to write as well. Becoming a published author is my dream, well I wouldn’t even count it as a dream because I am currently walking alongside my dream, every single day. I would quote it as being a…

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    Sojourner Truth was a an African American abolitionist and women’s right activist. She was born in 1797, in Ritton , NY and she escaped with her infant daughter Sophia to freedom in 1826. After she went to court to recover her son in 1828 she became the first black woman to win a case against a white man. During the civil war in 1851 she had a speech that became widely known by the name of “Ain’t I a Women ?” Her speech was re-written in a stereotypical southern way. Truth was from…

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    The poems Africa and Flying Man by Rabindranath Tagore show the negative effects of man-made destruction. The destruction is the way they have mistreated the people of Africa, as well as changing the way nature used to be, from the peaceful harmonious nature to inventing more modernised technologies, making man seem more arrogant. The focus of the two poems is how man has destroyed the earth with their actions, and the poet does this by using imagery and figurative language. In Africa, Tagore…

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    “London.” Taking a more in depth look into the poem one can see just how bleak Blake saw the lives of the people around him. In the poem “London” the persona wanders through London and finds the people, the streets, and even the river suffering under political oppression. Signs of misery and moral despair can be seen in the face of everyone he/she passes. From the infant, to the harlot, to the soldier one can imagine this complete picture of misery Blake paints out. Blake begins the poem,…

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    Water is possibly one of the most ordinary yet powerful substances on the planet. It plays a role in the birth of stars and planets and is a necessary component of sustaining life. Because water is such a common element, it is often overlooked when featured in stories or novels. Water can symbolize several characteristics, add depth to a tale, and can say a lot about characters without saying anything at all. Water is crucial for life and is often used symbolically to represent life. In The…

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    While the Thames swerves safely through London 's banks, the Congo hides gross exploitations and infringements. their descriptions enhance the differences between luxury and poverty, engagement and indifference, an exploration of crossing the fine line succumbing into one 's personal "heart of darkness" (Norton 1890). Either way, something interestedly human will be lost, and the river will guide man towards its own self-conscious destruction. The role of the river in Heart of Darkness serves…

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    London Of Darkness

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    London of ‘darkness’: “while this conversation had been proceeding, we had been shooting the long series of bridges which span the Thames. As we passed the City the last rays of the sun were gilding the cross upon the summit of St. Paul’s. It was twilight before we reached the Tower … […] … Her sharp, steep prow cut through the still river-water and sent two rolling waves to right and to left of us. With every throb of the engines we sprang and quivered like a living thing. One great yellow…

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    Background Lorne Avenue Public School has been an important institution in London’s Old East Village for 141 years. After many struggling debates between the parent council of Lorne Avenue and the Thames Valley District School Board, Lorne Avenue will be closing its doors this June. As such, a celebration will be taken place to celebrate Lorne Avenue’s 141 years of educated and shaping young minds. However, Lorne Avenue closing has more societal issues. This story is important because it…

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    The city quickly began to grow and underwent a major transformation. The population grew an astounding 400% during the 1500’s. The city replicated all of the lively qualities of that time period. London was the leader in art, culture, music, literature, and commerce. The thespians, artists, musicians, and poet of that age were among the most noted of their time. Actually, one of the most famous authors of all times, William Shakespeare lived and wrote there (Mabillard). There were two…

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    Bankside Visit Essay

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    Five reasons for a bankside visit The Thames is the soul of the city of London; people from faraway destinations have one objective of being as close to Thames as possible. The area from the famous London Bridge to waterloo along the banks of the river Thames is one of the most gorgeous stretches which are beautiful and has a picturesque location, my friends at the park lane hotel used to be near this place for hours at stretch. The stretch is quite large and when you get immersed in the silence…

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