Mary Bell

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  • Why Do Children Kill

    “I like hurting people.” “Murder isn’t that bad, we all die sometime anyway.” – Mary Bell an eleven year old girl from Scotswood, England Throughout history there are examples of children who committed crimes, children who steal and even children who kill. Although this seems to be an unthinkable crime it is something that is happening more frequently than any person would ever expect. Although it is often thought that children and adolescents are not capable of knowing the difference between right and wrong, this is incorrect. According to psychology studies it has been found that they are just as capable as adults of knowing what they did is wrong. It has been proved that some adolescents kill due to chronical aggression, the same as with adults. They are often described as being cold and emotionless. They are incapable of handling their emotions and act out in violence. They harbor great feelings of hostility and victimization which leads to resentment. Some children will kill because they were…

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  • Character Analysis Of Mary Anne Bell

    Mary Anne Bell is the only female character in Tim O’Brien’s novel “The Things They Carried”, who was physically present in the Vietnam War. She originally came to Vietnam to visit her boyfriend medic Mark Fossie. Mary Anne arrives dressed typically for an American girl, wearing “white culottes and this sexy pink sweater” (p.90) and attracts all of the man around her with her “bubbly personality and a happy smile” (p.95). Soon enough Mary Anne proves to be a “non typical American girl” she…

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  • The Death Of Beauty In Louise Bogan's Medusa

    with “Everything moved.” You break out of the surreal moment when the author creates the setting and admiring the area then all of a sudden you break out of your reverie when the poem continues with the words “Everything moved.” The natural order of plants moving and flowing to the wind. The feeling of things being normal with everything moving and no sooner does everything start, there is stillness again as the poem continues with “a bell hung ready to strike.” It is as though the bell is…

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  • Beep Research Paper

    had to practice, to get ready for our test on Thursday. For 45 minutes straight I work on the practical work and wait until the next period. Then the bell finally rang and I make my way to the stair to go to the first floor. Step by step I make my way down and walk to Mr. Charnley class for college algebra. I walk to the second role last seat and say “hello” to Mr. Charnley. Then a student and I start a conversation and talk until the bell. Finally we start and Mr. Charnley teach us how to graph…

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  • The Bells Poem Analysis

    Life in “The Bells” Can life can be dissected then labeled by “bells, bells, bells”? Poe’s famous poem, “The Bells” is a highly symbolic masterpiece, that perfectly illustrates Poe’s concepts of the stages of life, as well as his dark and pessimistic outlook, and descent into depression. Through his varyingly dark diction, symbolism relating to aspects of life, his specific layout of the poem, Poe elucidates his shifting attitude towards the sound of a ringing bell. In “ The Bells” a range of…

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  • Personal Narrative-It's All Quiet On The Western Front

    on March 5, 1770, when I was walking down King street with my friend Henry. As were walking past the Custom House a young wig maker's apprentice walked up to a British soldier and insulted him because he had not payed for a wig. Another British soldier had walked out and scolded the young boy for disrespecting a British soldier. The boy exchanged insults with the soldier so he pulled out his musket and struck the boy on the side of the head. A stream of chills rushed through my body when I…

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  • Personification In The Poem Exposure

    soldiers were even brainwashed during the war. This interpretation of metaphor reinforces Owen’s description of soldiers’ mental afflictions by suggesting that the soldiers were Consequently, Owen uses personification to portray emotional destruction caused to soldiers. Furthermore, it hints at Owen’s anti-war feelings by introducing the reality of war as soldiers suffering from trauma rather than enjoying the glory mentioned in the propaganda. In one of his most famous poems, ‘Anthem for…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The First Day Of School

    Eventually, the bell rang everyone was eager to leave so it was very crazy. I waited for a bit to go and get in my car because I knew that it would be very hectic, so I just talked to some people who I had not seen in since our freshman year. When all of my friends were starting to leave, I decided to leave too. I found my car and sat in traffic in the parking lot for probably ten to fifteen minutes, it was insane. Once I finally made my way out of the parking lot and onto the main roads, I was…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Silent Meditation

    At about ten minutes I had gotten a rhythm going and was able to breath easily enough but keeping my back straight was still impossible. Than it hit me, the calming wave of silence where I could focus into whatever I wanted. In the eight minutes that I find myself, so much stress and anxiety was released. The walk around the room was a very nice break on my back, but I wanted to get back to the silent meditation because I wanted get that feeling of peace again. When we got back to the…

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  • The Representation Of The Bell Jar By Sylvia Plath

    The Representation of the Bell Jar As long as suffering exists, so too does the search for its explanation. The human urge to romanticize pain explains this pursuit, but mental illness is unfortunately unyielding to simple justifications. In Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar,” protagonist Esther Greenwood struggles with her mental illness in many ways, most of all in finding the strength to understand it. While wrestling with her separation from the world, she explores the ways in which to represent…

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