Mary Harris Jones, also known is “Mother Jones” was an Irish-American union labor activist. Mary “Mother” Jones was born August 1, 1837 in County Cork, Ireland to Helen Cotter and Richard Harris, however, Mary claimed an unconventional birthdate of May 1, 1830. The Harrises were a family of 7. Mary had four siblings, two brothers and two sisters. Her father was forced to flee to North America with her family in 1835 to due to the Irish famine.
Mary lived and grew up in Toronto, Canada. Her father, Richard, worked in railroad construction to support the family. He was working on one of the first Canadian railroads. While living in Canada, Mary trained to become a dressmaker and teacher. She acquired her teaching certificate in Toronto at age 20.…
I have always been a K9 lover. It never fails to amaze me how ordinary people trade in dogs for these hissing, stubborn, self-centered felines we call cats. Dogs embody characteristics that we wish all humans could possess: unconditional love, joy, unabashed love of life, and never being one to rush to judgment. Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, filling an emptiness we don 't even know we have. Ryder is my good boy.
Ryder is an Australian Shepherd, who has coloring the same…
Thanksgiving 2014, my family from both sides gathered around the dining table at my nonnas house. Rachel my eldest sister stands up and slightly and safely taps her fork against the fine crystal glass. We all look up standing around the table built for 20. Huff her husband holds rachel 's hands as my niece and nephew both of her of 5 years had huge grins upon their small faces. ¨My family, i 'm so glad we could be together on this joyous holiday-¨ she continues with a tear. ¨ i would like to…
It all started one morning I was getting up and going in the kitchen to get coffee. I heard a silent groan and I got scared. I went and checked what it was and I saw a man who looked like he got burnt. So I slowly went back in my room and woke up my husband Junior. When I woke him up he was confused on why I was so scared. That’s when he sat up and asked me what happened. I froze in a dead because I was too scared. Then I started stuttering because I was trying to explain it.
“I I I saw a guy…
Nations for their cooperation. (Salomons, 2009) The people of the Stoney Point tribe were promised their land would be returned to them but even long after the war ended and the world moved forward, the land now known as “Camp Ipperwash” was occupied by the government. This is where the situation becomes violent and where I, as a resident of Ipperwash Beach, find myself unsettled and in disbelief. On September 4th 1995, approximately thirty members of the band, accompanied by children, stormed…
Peter Weir’s 1998 film, The Truman Show, explores a variety of themes, but the one that will be followed throughout the paper is simulation and simulacrum, which is seen through the filming techniques. This paper will also explore the Psychoanalytic theory through the character Truman Burbank and his day-to-day routine and lifestyle. Truman exemplifies the true qualities of the Psychoanalytic theory through his reactions towards the people around him.
In the film The Truman Show, Truman Burbank…
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Christian Laskie Plato's Cave Paper
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February 1, 2017
Plato’s Cave and The Truman Show
you ever questioned your reality and if anything is beyond it? This is a question humans often struggle with because it questions whether or not we are actually free…
Dead Until Dark
Today I will be doing my book chat on Dead Until Dark authored by Charlaine Harris. Dead Until Dark is the first book to The Southern Vampire Mysteries series. As the rest of the series, this book is narrated by Sookie Stackhouse, a fictional character living in a fictional life. Sookie is a 25 year old waitress at Merlotte’s Bar, living with her grandmother Adele and her older brother Jason in a small fictional town in Louisiana, Bon Temps. In this imaginary world, vampires and…
Truman is better off making the choice to leave the constructed reality because he deserves a life just like any other human being. Christof taking Truman when he was a baby and putting him in this constructed reality was cruel and out of his decision. At the end when Christof was trying to persuade Truman to stay at his constructed reality he made it seem as a utopia place when in reality it isn’t because his whole life was a lie. Christof would have done anything to keep Truman in that…
The Truman Show is a dystopia because of the morally wrong intentions and the control over a person’s life. How would you feel if you lived thirty years in a fake life? This is a reality for one man. Truman is living in a tv show surrounded by actors. He is the only one left in the dark about his fake life. Truman has a wife and a normal job. He has a best friend and dreams for the future. Truman is an ordinary man, the only difference is his life has been broadcasted since he was born. This…