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    "Mademoiselle Guillotine" During the course of the French Revolution, the persistent rebels finally achieved their goal and overthrew the tyrannical monarchy. However, even after this initial struggle came even greater bloodshed, for the rebels proved they could be just as brutal as their old oppressors. Yet, this brutality would never have been as extreme as it was were it not for the invention of the infamous guillotine. A dark machine designed for decapitation, it consists of a tall, wooden frame in which a heavy, sharp blade is suspended. Through the use of rope, this blade could be raised to its peak and then, upon releasing the rope, would be allowed to fall freely so that it swiftly crashes down upon its victims' soft necks. While similar methods of execution had existed for many centuries, the guillotine easily stands out among the rest due to the incredible number of heads it has so efficiently sliced off. In Ireland, during the year 1307, there is a record of a machine known as the Scottish maiden, which was used to take a man's life through the method of decapitation. This device is perhaps one of the most primitive forms of the guillotine seen in the revolution. The maiden, along with the Halifax gibbet, a similar invention, gradually gained popularity, being used in places such as Italy and Switzerland during the 15th century. However, it was not until the 1700's that these machines were altered and improved to become the modern guillotine. Named for…

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    In A Hebraic Obsession, Mort Laitner invites reader’s on a journey from his childhood to adulthood. The book focuses on his father’s experience during the Holocaust, and how an event that occurred years before the author’s birth, had a major impact on his childhood. I recommend this book to readers because it’s educational and filled with information about historical figures and events that occurred during the Holocaust. The reader gets a vivid picture from detailed descriptions given by the…

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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde where Mr. Jekyll is being confined, Fight Club shows The Narrator behavior to be considered insane and all over the place. When the Narrator says “Tyler isn’t here. Tyler went away. Tyler’s gone” (Fight Club), Marla gives a very confused face towards the Narrator thinking that he is insane. Marla knows that the Narrator is Tyler, yet the Narrator does not. The Narrator is showcased as strange and insane to Marla because he is his dual self Tyler when he is intimate with…

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    Terry Mort, the author of Thieves’ Road: The Black Hills Betrayal And Custer’s Path To Little Bighorn, was born in Poland, Ohio, where he then shortly moved to Morristown, New Jersey. It was in this town that his fascination of United States history began; stemming from the close proximity of the Jacob Ford Mansion, as well as the abundance of Civil War monuments littering the town. Throughout his primary schooling, Mort credited many books given to him during this time as inspiration for his…

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    In analyzing the Mort and Carl Burn Plans, many aspects of each burn plan were different from the PBAT burn plan template. The PBAT burn plan is much more detailed and rigorous in its outline. The Mort and Carl Burn Plans were written in a TDA burn plan template, which is less structured and doesn’t require as much information as the PBAT. In both the Mort and Carl Burn Plans, contingency plans, landowner acknowledgment of responsibility, review of prescribed burn plan, and the witness of the…

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    During the last few years of my grandpa’s life, Grandpa Mort became increasingly more and more amotivated and autonomously motivated. He spent his time doing what he wanted to do rather than what other people expected and wanted him to do. These activities were things such as joining classes, ignoring societal rules, and health decisions. At 80 years old, Grandpa Mort joined several introductory courses including Spanish, Mandarin, and Photoshop. The motivation behind filling his day with…

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    In analyzing the Mort and Carl Burn Plans, many aspects of each burn plan were different from the PBAT burn plan template. The PBAT burn plan is much more detailed and rigorous in its outline. The Mort and Carl Burn Plans were written in a TDA burn plan template, which is less structured and doesn’t required as much information as the PBAT. In both the Mort and Carl Burn Plans, contingency plans, landowner acknowledgment of responsibility, review of prescribed burn plan, and the witness of…

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    Shutter Island Essay

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    disorder. NOTES ON TEXT THREE • Successful writer who gets writer’s block due to his divorce with his ex-wife. • Stranger named John Shooter shows up on Mort’s doorstep claiming that he has stolen his story. • Mort sees Shooter but no one else has seen him. • Shooter tells Mort to ‘fix’ the ending of the story to his ending that he gave Mort. • Mort is going through a divorce which is showing his psychotic side • John Shooter is actually a personality of a schizophrenic Mort. • Kills his…

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    “I’m Patricia McNulty. I taught second grade at Hawthorn Elementary” (Parlor Games) and my husband Mort is not dead. During my senior year in high school I was actively involved in the theatre program. The final fall play I could audition for was called Parlor Games. Walking into auditions I had done little research on the show, but knew I wanted to be the lead nonetheless. After a long afternoon of auditioning and having to reread for callback, I ended up with the part of the lead. At…

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    Some of them are instantaniously, others occur later on. In the case of her father, Michael Senior, when he learns of Marianne's rape he acts on emotion when he drives that night to the Lundt house and comfronts Mort Lundt, the father, and Zachary Lundt. He acts brashly, calling Zachary names and when he appears at the top of the stairs, he bounds up grabbing and cursing at him. Mort Lundt and Eddy Harris, a deputy that was at the house due to Corinne calling him, intervended, but it ended with…

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