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    your mind. Now, from those memories, think of your favorite book. Perhaps it is the book that your parent or grandparent read to you to help you sleep, the book from which you first learned to read, or even one you still have a copy of sitting on a bookshelf in your home. Although our world has become increasingly digital, there is one thing that links Americans and Europeans, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and even Millennials, they were all raised on picture books. But how did bound blocks of paper and ink become such integral parts of our upbringing? After all, illustrated children’s books have only been around for roughly three hundred years, while our species has been walking the…

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    an introvert. There, I said it. I am a complete wallflower at parties, even ones that I am hosting. I prefer to hide out in a remote corner or the kitchen, whichever has fewer people near it. I have been an introvert as long as I can remember. I am no good at sports. I can’t strip an engine down and rebuild it. My social graces are lacking, to put it mildly. Small talk either eludes me or drives me crazy. But words, as long as I don’t have to say them to other people, have always been a…

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    One reason was because in 1889 the United States was full of poverty. So Mother Cabrini organized catechism and classes. She also provided the essentials for those who needed them. ("Mother Cabrini") Mother Cabrini also founded 67 ministry institutions. One of the camps was Queen of Heaven Camp In Golden, Colorado. The summer camp was for orphan girls. In the camp there is a 22 ft tall statue of Jesus (Colorado Virtual) Another reason was because in New York at the time there were about…

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    Humor Essay Many works of literature today have persuasive strategies incorporated in them to grab the reader’s attention. Most of the time, writers also use strategies such as humor to send a crucial message to the audience. While this is one effective way of sending a message, other writers utilize formal writing to express the seriousness of a problem. Both methods are effective in getting a message across; however, writing without humor is stronger than those with humor because it is…

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    To Kill a MockingBird by Harper Lee is one of the most controversial books you will ever read or not read in school. It has been thought to be racist, have profane language, and violence, but this shows why it should be taught and how it has a powerful meaning it has to its readers. There are many reasons why people feel like this book is should be banned from the English Curriculum, but I feel like they are wrong in saying that. To start, people say that it exposes readers to racism. Now the…

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    nescience, pessimism, and prejudice. Bray describes books—to which the library card is a passport—as windows into new mindsets, ideas and perspectives; books are described as conduits by which the library broadens…

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    beginning of the book, the hero of the story is identified by himself and all of his peers by the assigned title Equality 7-2521. After Equality meets his romantic interest, Liberty 5-3000, he receives a new name, the Unconquered. Finally, at the narrative’s conclusion, Equality dubs himself Prometheus, the Greek god who gave light to mankind. Each time the character’s name changes, it signifies an important advancement in the character’s persona. At the very beginning…

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    thousand years. There is however a grim secret that lurks in the minds of only two camels in Camel Topia. King Mohammed and his trusted servant, Pepe. The two camels are the only ones who know that the residents of “The Golden City” are not the only camels in existence. Outside of the gates of Camel Topia resides a disastrous group of feral camels with the single goal of taking over the city. These camels are led by “The Pale Camel.” Otherwise known as “The Ghost…

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    Special Collections Visit The three-hundred and ninety-five-page book that I surveyed, titled Della Espositione Sopra L’orlando, was published June, 1550 (originally written in roman numerals MDL) by a person named Lorenzo Torrentino. A person by the initials of “U.R.S” was the author and the colophons, mentioned the printer’s name, “DV Cale”. This book was written in purely Italian and was paginated, and its size was fairly small, identifying it as an octavo. The title page included the…

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    result I could never give a proper summary. However, my attitude on reading first started to change in middle school and once I got to high school I learned how to deeply analyze a book. Learning how to pick apart a novel gave me a whole new insight on the importance of novels and what type of knowledge those novels could give me. For example, I didn’t realize that stories had symbolism and held deeper meaning that could reveal truths about human nature. This opened my mind and gave me a new…

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