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    woman is trying to remain virtuous and staying true to who you are and your beliefs. Angelou’s Men is centralized around the topic of sex. More importantly the importance of a woman’s virtue, and how it frails in comparison to that of how a man views it. As young women, we’ve all had “the talk,” telling us that ‘patience is a virtue’ and “once it’s [your virtue] gone you’ll never get it back.” This last set of quotations is not only an import piece of advice my mother has given but also lyrics from one of my favorite songs by Lyfe Jennings featuring LaLa Brown “S.E.X.” In this song, Lyfe goes on to stress the importance of a woman’s virtue. This song shows that Angelou’s work is interpreted by different people in different styles: Be strong Honey don’t give in Blessings come with patience Until we meet again, I’m praying, for you. These lyrics show that what was talked about then is just as much of an important subject matter today as it was yesterday (Jennings). While I’ve never heard the male’s version of this conversation, but I can only imagine it to be different. Though men urge their daughters to be virtuous, double standards do exist. In this body of work Angelou displays it perfectly: Then the window draws full upon Your mind. There, just beyond The sway of curtains, men walk. Knowing something. Going someplace. But this time, you will simply Stand and watch. Maybe (Angelou 132). Showing how many women are left after they’ve laid themselves bare both emotionally…

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    “Boomerang” Two years ago, an artist named Lyfe Jennings released a music video called “Boomerang.” “Boomerang” is an inspiring song. The song teaches a life lesson about Kama. The lesson it teaches is what goes around comes around. The music video is great. It has gotten millions of views on YouTube. In the song Lyfe Jennings explains how he used to treat women his past relationships. He also explains how it came back on him. The song “Boomerang” is a great song. Many fans agree. According to…

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    In Gladwell’s book he explains, “One was the study that showed how people who watched Peter Jennings on ABC were more likely to vote Republican than people who watched Tom Brokaw or Dan Rather because, in some unconscious way, Jennings was able to signal his affection for Republican Candidate” (Gladwell 151). Gladwell shows that media and outside sources can subconsciously change a person’s worldview. This relates to Bartlett in the way that they both have outside sources and show how those…

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    Themes Of Family

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    If You Ain’t Got Love by Mason Jennings encompasses the theme of total love, appreciation, and adoration between parent and child. In the song, Jennings recounts a time in his own life where the life of his child was threatened and he expresses his unwavering love and care toward his child. He sings about how when his child was born they had a heart condition, and he sat with his baby all night long. In the lyrics he says, “I 'm never gonna give you up” referring to how he has committed to love…

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    and Mrs. Henry Jennings and their older children. I ought to explain that in 1905 and 1906 my parents summered with me and my sister Elisabeth (5 years older than I) at Woodington on Lake Rosseau. My father, an ardent fisherman, hearing of charms of Blackstone wrote to Mr. John H. Jennings asking Mr. J. to take mother and himself in to board for a few days, and to meet them by horse-drawn vehicle at Port Cockburn at the head of Lake Joseph (the automobile had not yet penetrated to Blackstone,…

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    on the island around 1913. Nelson who knew the island before the fire likened the idea of the island 's recovering plants as a Phoenix, the mythological bird that cyclicly rises itself from the dead. A significant part of Nelson 's childhood was influenced by associating with children his own age during the Blackstone summers. Either the children of other summer residences or the children of the permanent families. Of particular note are Willie Moore, Jule Woolman, Cecil Rankin, Ethel and Artie…

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    Populism In The 1890s

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    During the 1896 election, William Jennings Bryan, was defeated by the hands of the Republican candidate, William McKinley. William Jennings Bryan had been selected by both the Democrats along with the Populists. The Populists, or The People 's Party, was never able to recover from the defeat. The corporate model had won, they defeated the Populist alternative, which combined public, private, and cooperative ownership. It also offered a more inclusive and humane form of development. However, even…

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    Choice Of Destiny Essay

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    Choice of destiny By: Pauline. L “Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” – William Jennings Bryan. Last two weeks ago, I remembered I was about to have a nice and plentiful dinner outside with my parents. Unfortunately, things didn’t go that smooth as I was expected before. “Pauline, grade 12 is an important year to you, have you decided to go to what kind of stream after graduated from high school?”…

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    Working Class In America

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    convention of 1892 were the Sub-Treasury Plan, government ownership of railroads, graduated income tax, government control of the currency, rights of laborers to form unions, and free coinage of silver. The industrial workers that the Populist were trying to appeal to never joined in large numbers because the industrial workers would be hurt by the inflation resulting from the free coinage of silver. Racism also kept the Populist from ever truly uniting as a group because the populists in the…

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    however as the 20th century neared, the effect became less prevalent. John Scopes was a local biology teacher and was arrested for teaching evolution, the "Scopes Monkey Trial" was the case against him. The grounds for John Scopes’ arrest was that he violated the Butler Act. The Tennessee Butler Act was a law that banned public school teachers from denying the Bible’s account of man's origin. "The publication of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species in 1859 was taken by many as a radical challenge…

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