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  • Joe Louis: The American Hero

    The American Hero Being a hero and symbol isn’t as easy as it seems especially back in the day you have to work, sweat, and even dedicate your life to whatever you are known for and doing.Joe Louis was the heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949 and was hero and a symbol to the American people. Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914, Lafayetta, Alabama. Joe started spending time with a gang. His mom didn’t want him to get in any trouble she made him do violin lessons. Joe was introduced to the life of boxing because of his friend. He from then on used violin money to train at the Brewster Recreation Center and fought under the name Joe Louis so his mom wouldn’t find out ( Biography.com editors). Joe knocked out Ario Soldat and won the national AAU championship with only a amatuer record that gave him a total of 53 wins and in only 56 bouts then soon after that he became pro in 1934 (Joe Louis). Joe didn’t have fast results in success due to the fact he got floored a ton of times by Johnny Miller the 1932 Olympian in his memory Joe showed he could hit harder than anyone else. Joe won an award called the Golden Gloves title in the national athletes champion in 1934 also Louis’s talents caught up with his ability to punch extremely hard. (Biography.com editors). Joe was called the “Brown Bomber” after the knockout of a German boxer called Max Schmeling…

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  • The Similarities Between Antonio And Felix In 'Amigo Brothers'

    In the story “Amigo Brothers” Antonio and Felix are best friends. Like most friends, they have their similarities and their differences. Here are a few. Both of them are 17 years old, live in the same building, and are best friends with each other. One of the biggest things that Antonio and Felix have in common is their huge love for boxing. Both have a scrapbook all about it, and have all the Fight Magazines. Each has the dream of winning The Light Weight Championship of the World. To prepare…

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  • Essay On Propaganda In Animal Farm

    Animal Farm Essay The US has utilized propaganda techniques through history during international crisis and war. George Orwell visibly uses propaganda in his fictional novel Animal Farm. The book is set on a farm called Manor Farm, which was changed to Animal Farm, with talking animals who rebel against their farmer. According to Orwell, the novel symbolizes events leading up to the Russian Revolution and then later on to the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Characters like Snowball and…

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  • The Elephant And The Dove Analysis

    The Elephant and the Dove The relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is considered one of the most notable and controversial of modern times. This pair of brilliant and passionate artists can easily be considered to be a true power couple in the 20th century. Mexico 's most famous artists have certainly changed many people 's thoughts of their native home and together, Frida and Diego, have laid down a road for artists of the future to follow. It is their obvious differences that make…

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  • Rooster Descriptive Writing

    Yellow, about three foot tall, very fast, and my worst nightmare. The protector of my grandmother's hot, sticky, dirty farm a place that I dread to go. Some people fear clowns, insects, rodents, but my fear is a big yellow rooster. This rooster that I fear is no ordinary rooster, he’s leaner and meaner than any other rooster i’ve ever seen. In the next few pages I hope to tell you about this rooster and how I overcame this beast to make me the person I am today. Life for me wasn’t always filled…

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  • Literary Techniques Used In Snowwell's Animal Farm

    Snowball is the Animal Farm counterpart to Leon Trotsky, one of the first leaders of Communist Russia. Snowball and Trotsky were both intelligent, and had many ideas for the greater future for their respective lands. Snowball was the one to lead the animals in the Battle of the Cowshed, in which the animals had won from a human invasion for the attempt to take back the farm. Trotsky was the leader of Lenin’s Red Army, which won many battles for Russia. There is also a similarity in how they were…

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  • Significance Of Stalin In Animal Farm By George Orwell

    this exact same situation in his novel Animal Farm. In the novel, Orwell basically depicts this exact same scenario but with animals as symbolic representations of real people in Stalin’s Russia. In Orwell’s novel, the animal that is the symbolic representation of Stalin is a pig named Napoleon. Orwell was very clever in this selection of an animal to represent Stalin because pigs are known to be very clever and cunning, like Stalin was in his time. One example of how Orwell incorporates this…

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  • What Is The Final Message Of Animal Farm By George Orwell

    In George Orwell’s Final Message to the world, he claims that it “depends on us” to change the worlds and to change the “nightmare of our future”. In George Orwell’s Final Message he mentions that "there will be no loyalty, except loyalty to the party.” The people have to respect the government and they have to do what the government want or the “party” and everything control by the government. To demonstrate in Animal Farm all the animals have to follow everything that the big tell them…

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  • Theme Of Naturalism In The Great Gatsby

    To thoroughly understand the relationships between themes, a theme can be analogous to a wild animal (#8). There can be many wild animals in a vast open area, but in many smaller areas, there may be just one. As for literature, many complex novels possess multiple themes, but, commonly, short stories and other pithy pieces of writing possess a single theme shown throughout the book. Be that as it may, wild animals also possess the inclination to rival each other; themes acquire the same…

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  • Animal Farm Freedom Quotes

    English Paper In the beginning of the book all of the animals seem to be thought of as equal but as the story continues we quickly find out that's not the case. Near the beginning of the story the animals go through a huge passage as they win their right for freedom, in the first battle that the animals endure, In which after Napoleon began taking charge. Napoleon is a pretty decent sized boar, with that being said he represents the upper class, as in he is over ruling the rest of the farm and…

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