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    1776, the dawn of the American Revolution saw merchant sailors being authorized to walk a fine line between Privateer and Pirate. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), famous American founding father used British politics and laws in an effort to break America from British rule. In 1779, Franklin, an elderly man of seventy-three traveled across the Atlantic from America to France to seek aid and assistance from France in an effort to break from the British empirical rule over America. Franklin’s original goal of money and aid to America changed during his time in France upon receiving letters from American prisoners of war, ill-treated and dying in British prisons. The American prisoner’s outlook on life become dire after Parliament voted in 1777 to deny them legal rights traditionally granted to prisoners of war. Upon the…

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    Sushil G C Prof. April Braden HIST 1301-71003 21 October 2017 BLACKBEARD BIOGRAPHY Pirate refers to the person who attacks and robs the ship at the sea violently. We all are familiar with the word pirate as we have been told stories about them directing the golden age when they were the legends of the sea since from our childhood. One of the notorious pirates was “Blackbeard” who was perhaps one of the major figure associated with the “Golden Age of Piracy” that was roughly between 1716 to…

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    A cover letter is an introductory document you send with your résumé when you are applying for a job. It is a significant item for a Canadian applicant because many recruiters read this letter first. It not only supports your résumé, but it is also an opportunity for you to stand out from a variety of other applicants and to convince the recruiter to consider you in the remaining hiring procedures. It tells the hiring manager that you are applying for a position and briefly describes your…

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    Leadership In Whale Rider

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    In the film Whale Rider, they are arguing that we should not hold people back and that we need to give people the opportunity to prove themselves. It is also important to have good leadership when going through a difficult period of time. When Koro was trying to teach the boys how to be like a leader, he took them out onto the ocean in a boat and went out deep. He threw his necklace that had a whale tooth on it and told the boys to go and retrieve it. However, none of the boys had actually…

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    Greed changes everyone's actions and the way they think. In the beginning, life in the village is quiet and people are kind and keep to themselves. Mostly everyone works hard and stays positive towards each other, there is never any hatred going around. Sometimes food is scarce, but the community is able to make it work by coming together and helping everyone as much as they can. Then everybody's views change on the day Kino finds the pearl. Word spreads quickly and everyone starts to lose…

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    The Pearl: Greeds The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, is a novel that depicts the fact that greed can take over a life and the peace of a town. When a penniless pearl diver, Kino, finds what he calls the Pearl of the World, it changes his life. Throughout this novel, Steinbeck uses literary devices to express the way greed can change a small town and a family. The author uses tools such as symbolism, characterization, and foreshadowing to add life to the story. These literary devices all express…

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    Many people think they know what is important in life however when major events in their life take place their views often change. The two stories that will be discussed will be “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”a short story written by Walter Dean Myers and The Pearl a parable written by John Steinbeck. The pearl starts with a pearl diver named kino who lives in poverty in a village near Mexico City he knows no greed but soon his life will change when he finds a great pearl. He starts to think of a…

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    In the short story ”The Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Myers and the novel “The Pearl” by John Steinbeck the main characters changed what they valued in life by resolving an internal conflict. While each character faced a different struggle they both valued family in the end. Kino’s experiences changed what he valued in life when he found the pearl because he…

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    The story “the pearl” in chapter 5 mentions to before the sun rise, Juana tried to throw the pearl at the sea before Kino wake up; however, Kino saw everything that Juana did and then he followed Juana and before Juana throw the pearl, Kino attacked Juana and caught the pearl from Juana. After that, Kino walked back to house, during Kino walked back to the house, he was attacked by a man, and he fought with that man. The pearl fell down to somewhere while they were fighting, after Juana stood up…

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    Tarek Elhossiny Lemon Brown and The Pearl Comparison Essay According to William Greider, “Everyone’s values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others.” Values define individuals in life and in literature. Walter Dean Myer’s short story,” The Treasure of Lemon Brown,” explores the values of Greg Ridley, a fourteen-year-old boy who wants to play basketball but can’t because his math…

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