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    LOGLINE: American Truck driver Paul Conroy finds himself capsulized in a state of Claustrophobia and manic fear when faced with his impeding surroundings six feet under in a wooden box. SYNOPSIS: Paul Conroy is a 35 year old truck driver in Iraq, but in this very moment, he is a man incased in a coffin struggle to both hold his sanity and find his way out of the dark, dank, depths of some unknown location in Iraq. Harnessing a lighter, phone, flask, a pen and pencil, and various other ineffective tools for someone stuck underground, Conroy’s connection to the world above isn’t secure in the least. Call after call, he begins to realize the severe inconvenience of his situation; not only is he stuck in this coffin, but he is stuck in this coffin in the middle of nowhere in Iraq. Even a call to the F.B.I. was proven to be useless. He is let down call after…

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    In Exodus 33:12-16, a new side of Moses is visible where he is actively accepting his duty to be the mediator between God and His people. There is also a shift in Moses’ and God’s interaction. Moses begins taking more control of the conversation by professing his thoughts on the Israelites and how they should be lead. This shift extends to the fact that Moses is not just God’s hand picked spokesman to the people, but is now his faithful companion. In the beginning of this excerpt, Moses…

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    Levi Coffin and Direct Action: A Historical Analysis of the Important Contributions of North Carolinian Quakers in the Smuggling of Slaves in the Underground Railroad I.Introduction: This historical study will define the importance of the North Carolinian Quaker movement to apply “direct action” to the smuggling of salves in contrast to the more ideological and political abolitionist movements of the Pennsylvania Quaker movements. Initially, the Pennsylvania Assembly of the 18th century had…

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    being burried alive. Coffins to me could be a symbol of beiing burried alive. I don't see them as for the already dead. I have a hard time discribing the fear of being alive when someone puts you in the ground. When I see myself in that situation I see a coffin, you can scream but noone can hear you. The air start to disipate and you slowly start to sufficate and get cabonminoxide poisoning. Not a good way to die. The coffin is always there so I desided for this symbol I would use the…

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    The tomb of the unknowns is a very important monument to The Arlington Cemetery. The Tomb sarcophagus was completed and opened to the public on April 9, 1932. It consists of seven rectangular marble pieces with a combined weight of 79 tons. It was furnished by the Vermont Marble Company of Danby, VT and was quarried in Yule, Colorado (from where the same Yule Marble was quarried for the Lincoln Memorial). The inscription on Sarcophagus says “ HERE RESTS IN HONORED GLORY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER…

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    About one hundred and fifty-five years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave “The Gettysburg Address” on a blood soaked battlefield in Pennsylvania (Brown). “The Gettysburg Address” was first verbalized months after the battle of Gettysburg at a service to dedicate the opening of the national cemetery (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Lincoln’s Address was spoken to the citizens and soldiers of the union in the wake of the second invasion of the North by Robert E. Lee (The Battle of Gettysburg Facts…

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    potential means of expressing and reinforcing social identity and group affiliation as well as being a form of protection from the elements. However, Brooches, weapons, amulets, and clothing did more than just keep those who wore them warm, dry, and safe; the also played an ideological role in conveying aspects of a person’s identity. Burial was either in the ground or in vaults. The body was wrapped in a shroud, knotted at the head and foot. In many cases it was laid directly into the…

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    preposterous request, her family embarked on a journey to fulfill her wish, which will be marked by negative life changing events all in order to meet the needs of Addie who will never know if those desires have been met. While the decision to travel to Jefferson was quite irrational, it is what the family does along the expedition to Jefferson that truly makes them fools. As the family is crossing a bridge that is severely unstable, their wagon plummets over the side into a swift current…

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    damages the world I leave behind. As such, most of the options available after death are not appealing to me. The treatment given to bodies after death is largely abhorrent. I would like for my body to be cleaned, but otherwise, I would like contact with my body to be minimal. Having toxic chemicals pumped into my arteries in order to preserve my flesh for viewing by family and friends contradicts natural order, and does not interest me at all. This display is insensible, and in my…

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    A man dressed in a robe coat, held a large gong, walked in the front, paved the way. Followed by the deceased 's children and grandchildren, who held the spirit tablet and a portrait of the departed, and three steps a kneeling, five steps a kowtowing. Catafalque was afterwards, solemn and respectful. A white hydrangea was placed on the black coffin top. Moreover, "Eight Buddha 's warrior attendants" carried the coffin, all in the straw sandals, white mourning, a grass rope around waist,…

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