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  • The Culper Spy Ring: An Analysis

    enemy lines, they reported mostly exaggerated or useless information (Rose 16). This disappointed Washington and he worried that no useful information would ever come from the city and without it New York’s fate would be sealed. As the British were forcing rebels out of New York, Nathan Hale was heading toward his death on Long Island. He was commissioned by General Washington to gather first hand intelligence about British troop movements. Hale would pose as a schoolmaster looking for work, this cover would give him an excuse to meet and talk with leading townsmen and ask questions about the area. However, Hale was too late. British troops had advanced and captured lower Manhattan on September 15, 1776, only three days after Hale had arrived, not enough time for him to establish his identity or transmit any helpful information to Washington. The attack changed the entire purpose of Hale’s mission. He was supposed to gather clues for how Americans would defend their last stronghold, instead he had to give them the knowledge to win back the city (Kilmeade 23-24). Hale was caught and arrested on September 21, 1776 and charged with spying and sentenced to be hung the following morning. Although Nathan Hale’s attempt to gather and deliver information had been a complete failure, he had given Washington something just as valuable, the proof that he needed more than just one brave man on Long Island; he needed an entire network (Kilmeade 27). Washington deliberated with the idea…

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  • Compare And Contrast Trifles And A Doll's House

    In Trifles the women had taken their own same sex side when the county attorney and the officer had been saying how Mrs. Wrights house was dirty and this is illustrated when the county officer was in the kitchen of Mrs. Wrights and washed his hand and when he was going to dry them he says “Dirty towels! Not much of a housekeeper, would you say ladies? (669). The ladies after this statement automatically take sides as if they were trying to have power and Mrs. Hale states “Those towels get dirty…

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  • Characteristics Of The Narrator In The Black Cat

    According to Robert Evans in The Kid Stays in that Picture, “There are three sides to every story: my side, your side and the truth. And no one is lying. Memories shared serve each one differently” ( The two sides of a story and the truth relates to Edgar Allen Poe’s short story The Black Cat. In The Black Cat, the unnamed narrator demonstrates unreliable narration. In The Black Cat, the unnamed narrator shows characteristics of unreliable narrator: weak reasoning, weak sense of…

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  • Lion King Symbols

    Lion-Themed Gift Ideas for Lion Lovers Have you watched Disney's The Lion King a dozen times? Have you been to Singapore and taken a picture with its symbolic lion statue? If you have done even just one of the two, I can fairly guess that you admire lions! Lions are known as the king of the animal kingdom. They are strong and beautiful. They demonstrate nobility and confidence. They are like ninjas because they are masters of the stealth approach. They are really smart which is why they can…

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  • Art Analysis: The Assyrian Lion Hunt Reliefs

    My assigned artwork, The Assyrian Lion Hunt Reliefs expresses a desire for power, permanence and a need to find meaning in the world. The artwork illustrates the Assyrians being led by a king, and as we all know, the kings are the most powerful in a monarchy. The artwork also illustrates the lions being held captive in cages, only released to fight another lion in the ring, showing which lion is the most powerful, almost done as in the gladiators times. The way the artwork shows how to find…

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  • Simba's Metamorphosis In The Lion King

    The Lion King was set in the African savannah, where the food chains were vast. The king of the “pride lands” was Mufassa. He was the head lion of the pride of mostly female lionesses. Mufassa’s brother, Scar was greedy and selfish. The pack lived on pride rock, a habitat that provided shelter and way for the exponential growth of the population of lions. At the beginning of the movie, Sarabi bore a child for Mufasa and named him Simba. Simba was next in line in the hierarchy of ancestor lions.…

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  • Character Analysis Of Hale In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

    the people of Salem in the past. Hale then goes on to explain that he doesn’t know everyone in Salem personally, so he went to meet them. Easily proving that he does not immediately believe everything he sees, and that he is not quick to judge. He has sympathy for the many women and men who have been called out as witches. Later in the play, after he found, what he believed, to be sufficient evidence, he condemned Rebecca Nurse to the gallows, although not guiltlessly. Another reason he is most…

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  • Bodhisatva's The Equals

    The Equals When Brahma-dutt ruled Banaras, Bodhisatva was born as a lion. The lion used to dwell in a cave with his mate. One day, he stood on top of the hill and looked round for some prey. He saw some hares and deers frisking and playing in a meadow by the side of a pond. The lion gave a roar and ran down the hill towards the meadow. But as he ran past the pond he got stuck in a mire and the creatures playing on the meadow scattered away. Every time the lion made an effort to get out of the…

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  • Archetypes In Walt Disney's 'The Lion King'

    Maddy Ball Ms. Restivo English Honors 9A 10 - 4 - 15 The Lion King An archetype is a typical character, an action or a situation that seems to represent such universal patterns of human nature ( Swiss Psychologist, Carl Jung says that archetypes are symbols of character that every human understands because they are passed on from generation to generation. Many movies and books have archetypes but one that really stood out was one of Walt Disney’s Animated…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Removing The Confederate Flag

    public views the Confederate flag, Dylann Roof’s actions have definite consequences. There have been several responses to Roof’s massacre of the nine African American citizens, and all of them impact the Confederate flag. The first action that was taken was the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Courthouse (Faussett & Blinder, 2015). The flag had been flying in South Carolina since 1962 over the state courthouse. It was met with mixed emotions but was a direct result of the…

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