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  • Bob Dylan Influence

    Bob Dylan, the American folk singer has recently received the Nobel peace prize in literature, the second to receive this honor for songwriting. The Nobel peace prize is one of five Nobel prizes created by a Swedish inventor, Alfred Nobel. This award was given to Bob Dylan for having created new poetic expressions within the “great American song tradition.” Dylan was not only a musician, publishing six books of drawings and paintings, and his work has been exhibited in major art galleries. As a…

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  • Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

    Missionaries of charity in which open Shishu Bhavan House for abandoned and handicapped children. (Meg Greene, 2004) In 1952, she established Nirmal Hriday hospice where the terminally ill could die with dignity. Mother Teresa awarded the Nobel in 1979, she accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of "the throwaway of society". She asked that the grand gala dinner be cancelled and the proceeds be given to the poor of Calcutta. (O’Connel,…

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  • Nelson Mandela Hero

    Throughout the ages there are men and woman who make a difference in the lives of various people. Whether it is a hundred, thousands, or even millions. One of the most influential people whoever lived and changed the face of not a country but a continent, would be, Nelson Mandela. Displaying courage, bravery, intellect, and a fight for the rights of millions, Nelson Mandela proves to be a quintessential modern day hero. Despite the fact that he had recently passed away, his legacy will live on…

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  • Obama Nobel Peace Speech Analysis

    When President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the United States was in the odd predicament of fighting two wars. Obama noted the apparent strangeness of this, but didn’t outright say war was bad or unnecessary. Instead, Obama claimed that war was in fact necessary in order to attain lasting peace, (3). He stated that while non-violent intervention is ultimately the desired solution instead of armed conflict, it is sometimes impossible to secure peace from non-violent actions,…

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  • I Am Malala By Christina Lamb: A Critical Analysis

    and when I almost died it was just after midday.” Her solo motive has now become a voice of millions of girls around the world who are denied their right to education. At just at the age sixteen, she has become the symbol of peace and the youngest Nobel Laureate in the year 2014. The present study will critically review the tale of a strong and brave girl whose voice is inspiring the change in the world. Key Words: Gender-equality, girls’ education, empowerment, terrorism. Gender equality has…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Biography

    her and continued all throughout her recovery. Actress Angelina Jolie helped create the Malala Fund to help education for girls. Her first book was published in October of 2013, titled I AM Malala. Being the youngest person Yousafzai receives the Nobel Peace Prize at age 17. Now Malala devotes her time in supporting the rights for girls around the world to receive an…

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  • John Steinbeck's Contribution To The American Voice

    affairs” (French 1). We have learned from Steinbeck that literature can have a huge effect on society and can change people’s perspective on the issues in the world. He believed that his work could truly help people. In his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize he states, “I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature” (“John Steinbeck” 2). As can be seen he ingrained his mark on the American voice and left…

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  • Hector Nobel Peace Prize Analysis

    The Nobel Peace prize, according to Alfred Nobel’s will, awards people who "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses." In The Iliad by Homer there are many characters who are not deserving of anything and all they do is fight for glory and think about themselves. Hector is the leader of the Trojans and is their strongest warrior and he chooses to fight for his…

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  • Malala

    The purpose of this essay is to observe the differences between news reports on Malala Yousafzai from the British Broadcasting Corporation and the NZ Herald. In recognising the differences between these two articles it raises the question of what truth in journalism is. This essay will analyse the quotes that are used and the titles of the articles to show how certain factors alter the perception of a person. The news reports that have been chosen are found online and have been published around…

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  • Malala Yousafzai: A Hero's Journey

    against this unfairness and wanted to make it right. So in all acts of desperation she told a tv broadcaster that “All I want is an education” (time for kids) said malala. This got it out to the world. She won a nobel peace prize at age 16. “And became the youngest girl ever to win a nobel peace prize”(time for kids). “She even had a fund for girls and women to get an education. In 2013 she was nominated for TFKs person of the year award” (time for kids). Got shot When they regained the…

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