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    word for orphanage. She is trying to get adopted, but the couple who asked for an adoption wanted a boy, not a girl. In this extract Lucy Maud Montgomery describes how Anne is treated like a thing not a person, but then as the segment progresses, she is treated better. Anne is the perfect example of an outsider who has been marginalised, and she is desperately wanting to be part of the couples’ family. Throughout the extract, Marilla refers to Anne as an object, rather than a girl. Marilla, the potential adoptive mother, asks “Can we send the child back to the asylum? Suppose they’ll take her back, won’t…

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    In both of the books Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery and Island by Allistar Macleod, each author plays on the readers five senses in order to give them the ability to place themselves in the context of the story in certain places in Canada, even though some of their readers have never been to Canada before. In Anne of Green Gables, there are many beautiful evocative descriptions of nature throughout the book, which gives the reader the ability to place themselves on Prince Edward Island…

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    Pride and Prejudice is a romance novel written by Jane Austen and published in 1813. Pride and Prejudice is firstly a novel about surpassing obstacles and finding true love and happiness. The story follows the emotional development of the main character Elizabeth Bennet, one of the five daughters of Bennet family, who has the tendency to judge too quickly. As the story progress, Elizabeth learns the difference between the superficial and the essential, throughout her relationship with Mr. Darcy.…

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    Lucy Honeychurch threatens her own happiness greatly. She constantly battles within because she is composed of Apollonianism and Dionysianism principles. The contrast between honey and church in her last name represents her constant struggle between the two forces. The beginning of her last name, honey, taste sweet like the Dionysianism way of indulging one’s self. Then, the second half of her last name, church, represents a formal place thought of as strict or proper like the Apollonianism way…

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    Journal Writing Never Let Me Go — Chapter 7 I am curious whether there is a reason, or a meaning of some kind, behind Ishiguro naming the characters. I have read that whoever with the name Lucy, will always bring anything they start to completion. And I think this description fits the character Miss Lucy in Never Let Me Go. This chapter is mainly about Kathy's reminiscence of Miss Lucy, there were several flashbacks (of course, all in different time and place,…

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    Through Adam’s Curse, Yeats not only comments on the movement away from true love through Ireland as a whole, but also through his own experience with ‘new love’ himself. From the first stanza, he introduces the reader to a “beautiful mild woman” (Line 2). He is referencing Maud Gonne in this lines, who he has recently lost all hope of being with, but is clearly still passionate about, for he describes her as ‘beautiful’ and ‘mild’. He “talk[s] of poetry” (Line 3) in order to cope with this…

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    When thinking of successful people you automatically think about how hard people have worked to be successful. In the Outliers book "Malcolm Gladwell" argues that we should look at the world that surrounds successful people. For instance their culture, family, experiences, and their upbringing. Gladwell has made an interesting argument about how people become successful. In this paper, I will be talking about how Bradley Byrne, US Representative for Alabama became successful using some…

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    Ethel Provo was born and raised in Ramer, Alabama, a small town outside of Montgomery Alabama. Ethel wasn’t born in a hospital; she was born at home by a midwife. The midwife was a close friend of the family, and delivered most of the babies in the area at that time. Back when Ethel was growing up Ramer was a small town where everyone knew everyone. People didn’t bother locking doors back then, because they felt safe and trusted their neighbors. She said there wasn’t much to steal, because…

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    stood in front of the door as federal authority tried to allow the students to enter. After winning his first term as governor in 1962, Wallace became the foil for the huge protests in which Martin Luther King Jr fought against and destroyed segregation in 1963 and secured voting rights for blacks. In addition, both speeches fought for they think is right. They both have powerful words and phrases that went down in history and will never be forgotten. Even though their speeches have different…

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    In the memoir, “I Escaped A Violent Gang” and in the informational text, “Susan B. Anthony Dares to Vote,” a common theme is courage. In “I Escaped a Violent Gang,” Ana had the courage to get out of the gang that she had been in for a long time. In “Susan B. Anthony Dares to Vote,” Susan had the courage to fight for women’s equal rights. Although these two texts share the theme of courage, there are still some differences. In “I Escaped a Violent Gang,” Ana is trying to get out of the gang,…

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