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  • Similarities Between The Great Gatsby And Cisneros

    For example, “ Linoleum Roses”, Sally is an eighth grade girl which considered as a minor. However, she met a marshmallow salesman at a school bazaar and got married with him in another state. And, she claims that she is happy with her life because she gets to buy her own…

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  • The Effect Of Gamma Rays On Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds Analysis

    The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is a play written by Paul Zindel is about a young girl who learns how to speak up against the abusive people in her life. Tille lives with her verbally abusive mother, Beatrice and crazed sister, Ruth in the messy converted shop in which they call home. In the midst of chaos, Tillie is able to keep her dream alive by focusing on her love for science. Tillie displays resilient traits by recognizing the beauty of science and putting all her…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Fruit Flies

    I’m nearly late to my lab that day. I rush up the stairs of the old brick building, laughs and conversations of the luckier students who had just gotten out of class echoing through the halls. My feet pound against the dingy linoleum, almost loud enough to drown them all out. I step into the lab room, exhale in one long woosh, and let my shoulder’s drop – the professor isn’t there yet. But the TAs are. They sweep through the aisles with strange plastic cylinders in their hands. I step foot in…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Chipping Blue Window

    The floor was linoleum, and very unstable. It felt as though you were balancing on a piece of cardboard atop a 2x4. What a lovely place to be taking showers regularly. There was also a nice little pervert window looking out of the bathroom. Exiting the bathroom we finally…

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  • Domestic Security In Lisa Brice's Theme Of Domestic Violence

    us of western and male concepts of beauty and sexuality. The female subject has a blissful expression on her face as if she accepts her domesticated role in life. Quietly nestling on her hip and not noticeable at first glance is her matching blue linoleum gun in its similar holster. This returns to Lisa Brice’s theme of domestic security. She must protects the hearth and…

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  • Comparing Women In Trifles And A Doll's House

    Life a century ago was starkly different—for many different reasons. Specifically speaking, the role of women and men have changed for the better, to say the least. Currently, women are viewed as equal to men, or close to equal to some ignorant people. If women were to be compared to men over one hundred years ago, however, this would not be the case. Women, in the past, were often viewed as subsequent to men. Women’s views and opinions were blocked out and oppressed because it was commonly…

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  • Book Of Unknown American Analysis

    for a few days Arturo had a realization about how his expectation seemed completely wrong. One of the first things that they saw was their new house, walking in with smiles on their faces that quickly fell to frown, “The linoleum floors were dingy and worn. Every wall was painted a dark mustard yellow. There were two windows - a large one at the front and a smaller one at the back in the only bedroom - both covered by plastic sheets held in place with tape, the wood casings…

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  • Raised Minimum Wage

    The federal minimum wage of the United States is $7.25 an hour. This is the baseline that all states have to abide by. This does not mean that the minimum wage in all states is $7.25 an hour but it is the baseline that each state cannot drop below. The minimum wage in the United States should be raised to at least $15 an hour in order to support the economy and increase the standard of living. When the minimum wage was introduced in 1938 with the Fair Labor Standards Act it was met with…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Buck's Park

    When I was born my mother was living in Calumet, so that’s where I was. My birth put a delay on things. She was 18 by one day and still finishing high school. That is where we lived for the first two years of my life. I don’t recall anything from that time but I’ve frequently gone back to the house, until recently. The house itself is not within the city limits of Calumet; it is alongside Lake Superior. The road going to it passes by the soccer fields and slopes down the longest hill i 've…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Zombie Virus

    I was instantly brought back to reality. The once frigid handle of my knife had become warm in my deathly grip, and I remembered what I was doing. Slowly I crept across the linoleum floor, my feet as quiet as a mouse, thanks to the heel to toe method, something my Honors teacher had taught me. Another can flew over a number of aisles, and missed again. An idea formed in my head. “Wait, don’t do anything else. I’m friendly.”…

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