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    As I lay here in this dark coffin, I slowly start to realize how close I am to death. My breathing slowly becomes exceedingly shallow and rigid and I feel as if every breath I attain is my last. As my breathing slows down so does the beating of my heart. The faith and hope I once had in someone finding me seems to be disappearing. I now truly understand what hopelessness feels like. While I lay here Ican’t help but recall the events that led me here. It started one night while walking home from a late double shift at work I felt as if I was being followed. I attempted to calm my nerves by telling myself it was just my imagination. But the sensation of someone following me became to intensify. As this sensation intensified my body quickly became more rigid and my heartbeat began beat faster, Soon the beating of my heart was the only sound I could hear. All of a sudden I felt a sharp pain in my neck and my vision slowly began to blur. My body suddenly began to feel weak and heavy and a sudden desire to sleep came over me.I suddenly heard someone whisper,” You are finally mine. You and every person you know will finally feel the pain , the sorrow, and the hopelessness that you caused me to feel.” Suddenly my vision went black. When I awoke my mind was in a foggy haze and my head felt as if it weighed a million tons. Isoon realized that Iwas lying in a bed in a small room that was littered with boxes. The room had an awful scent of cigarette smoke, alcohol, and…

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    Case Study: PATT-2

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    Good afternoon Corbin, The current National Oncology/Infusion Competency version 2 specifies the following: (a) Inital evaluation requires a total of two PATT-2 media fill challenge with needles and one modified PhaSeal PATT (b) Ongoing requires one PATT-2 challenge and one modified PhaSeal Following the last OSC meeting, there were some confusions amongst the SCAL Oncology Supervisors with regards to PATT-2 testing for new hires and existing staff. Can you please provide clarification on…

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    Mark Twain’s life is full of quotes and passages we can all relate to. But there was one that stood out to me when I did my research reading “Plan for the future because that 's where you are going to spend the rest of your life”. (On planning for the future by Mark Twain. (n.d.)) This simple idea from Twain made perfect sense after I really read into Letters from The Earth from our text book. (Twain, M., & Doyno, V. (1995)) Twain in Letter II writes about Heaven with “His heaven is like…

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    The Gospel of Luke for Everyone Reflection Paper In the book The Gospel of Luke for Everyone by N.T. Wright there are multiple themes coming through throughout the passages in his teachings on the book of Luke from the New Testament. N. T. Wright writes about Luke speaking on love, healing, prayer, faith, traveling, and following without question. Travelling in obedience to God’s call is one of Luke’s central pictures for what it means to be Christian (Wright, p.117). The major theme that is…

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a well-known classic that can teach many different lessons. Throughout the book, we see different ideas satirized and emphasized to bring in a new meaning to the society. The adaption of the book to the movie, though limiting, shows some of the same ideas for a strong society. The movie is able to capture some of the books meaning, but not all of it with the amount of satire in the book. One of the main concepts that the book tries to highlight throughout…

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    Every person can never fully move on to the next step of their feasible life because of one aspect: their piquing and blind-sighting compulsions. Compulsion, or addiction, plays an important role as one of the themes throughout the entire novel titled, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by one of America’s greatest writers in all of its history, Mark Twain. As the novel acts as an extension of Mark Twain’s other publication, The Adventures of Tom…

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    In his novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain communicated a strong message about the grim reality of Nineteenth century American life style. The author of the book is Mark Twain, originally known as Samuel Clemens, he was a mean old man. Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30th, 1835. He was the son of Jane Lampton, who was a native of Kentucky and John Clemens, who was a Virginian. His parents met when his father moved to Missouri. In 1847, John died unexpectedly…

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    In the short stories, Boys and Girls by, Alice Munro and The Birth Mark by Nathaniel Hawthorne, each author has shown similarities of two young women who seem to change their appearance or personality to conform to the desires of strong male figures in their lives. Both authors use their talent in literature to express their societal views and the role women were expected to play in that time period. It was important that authors could use their talent of writing to express their own societal…

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    The Worth of “Huck Finn” According to Ernest Hemingway, “All modern American literature comes from Huckleberry Finn” (Hill). Now, if all modern literature originates from this novel, why is it not mandatory reading? This classic novel is realistic, which allows it to relate to society today and also in the future. Huck Finn follows the story of Huckleberry and Jim on a journey together that leads them to friendship. Although both characters are so different physically, it is their harsh…

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    writings in genres such as regionalism, realism, modernism, and creative nonfiction. Regionalism was a genre of American Literature where authors would write about and describe parts of America they belong to. According to Baym, in different parts of the country, regionalist were “dedicated to capturing its natural, social, and linguistic features”(American 1275). A popular regionalist was Mark Twain. In his literature, he loved to inform readers about his experiences in the new West. An…

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