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    Impetus Monologue

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    IMPETUS: the force by which a body moves. A single flickering street lamp illuminated the abandoned streets below. Ash danced on the wind, interrupted by the charred, black skeletons of what had once been sturdy foundations to village houses, coating the parts of the street where there was still gasoline with burnt memories. It settled on the occasional corpse, mimicking skin where the muscle had been touched by fire, drawing halos of gray chalk around the shattered skulls of innocents that had…

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    The Hurt Locker tells the intense day of a specialist bomb disposal unit during the Iraq war led by Sergeant Thompson. It follows the daily work in Baghdad of three U.S. Marines, who make up a bomb disposal unit, as they specialist. These soldiers are in charge with carrying out one of the most dangerous jobs in the world that is defusing enemy bombs planted in war zones. When he dies during a mission, Sergeant James an unpredictable and reckless soldier takes his place and commands the unit.…

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    were walking I was bleeding all over his shoulder and on the ground, he was yelling at me about how he told me not to climb the fence. When we got inside he had to put pressure on it and put it under water, he was crying also and upset because I was hurt, and was talking to my aunt kim. My aunt came over, because since my mom was at work we needed a ride to the hospital. They started talking about how it was cut too deep in my meat and how I…

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    The Hurt Locker

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    James Joseph Mr. Miller ENGL 1301 21 September 2015 The Hurt Locker: Production and critic reviews The critically acclaimed low budget movie about a bomb disposing team The Hurt Locker was released in 2008. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the first women to win an Academy Award for best director. The Film was nominated 94 times and won 132 awards. Though she is a women people say that she “…is a man’s director who happens to be a woman”. . Jeremy Renner stated that Kathryn was more masculine than…

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    A pearl is an item that is glorified for its extravagant beauty, but how can a thing with such beauty cause such an ugly demise? “The Pearl” was written by John Ernst Steinbeck in 1947. Steinbeck was an author known for using experiences from his from his travels, the people he met during those, and his own life experiences, such as his marriages to inspire beautiful novels giving insight to the lives and struggles of others he hoped to better shape other’s lives. In this novel, Steinbeck takes…

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    Women and film, they have being making movies since the beginning of filmmaking and they have always being suppressed by the film industry. Women never really managed to get the space and respect that they deserve with film. From 1896 when the first women made a movie to now 2016, 120 years later not a lot has changed in the industry. They are still not being employed as much as men, nor are they making the same amount of money as men and they are defiantly not getting recognizing by the awards.…

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    Nature In King Lear

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    The Tragedy of King Lear has been a great source of cogitation over the many years since it was written by William Shakespeare. Such thinking may be at variance with or derive from a legion of other interpretations. In Act 2 Scene 4 we find Lear in ultimate dismay at the betrayal Regan and Cornwall have exhibited to him. Through their treatment of Kent, by putting him in the stocks, Lear takes personal offence claiming “Tis worse than murder.” Order v disorder is apparent within the positions…

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    was when I was ten years old and I still have never ran into anything more painful. The wart was on the bottom of my foot. It was under the big toe on my left foot. At first it was a pencil tip sized, darker skin colored mound on my toe. It didn’t hurt when I walked on it or if I touched it. When it first grew I didn’t know it was a wart I just thought it was a random spot on my foot. Over a couple weeks it got bigger. It got to the size of about an eraser on a pencil. I was laying on the…

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    two foreign objects were coming out and it was not going to be pretty. He latched onto one pulled until it game out of my wrist and through my skin. The blood poured everywhere and if it was not for the pad it would have been on my clothes too. It hurt so bad and I could not take another one, but I had to. The doctor pulled it out and I was done. He gave me a short cast for another three months then I went back for a removable cast for the next month and this almost year long ordeal was over,…

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    As I read Bill Lucas’s autobiography, I was amazed by the fact that Lucas could just not catch a break. Not only did Lucas’s eyesight have a significant impact on his life, but between frequently moving around, losing his mother, and being unable to find work and keep his music group together, Lucas’s life was far from easy. However, it is the obstacles that Lucas faced that makes him the perfect person to be a blues singer. It seems like singing the blues was a great way for Lucas to get his…

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