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    In Despicable Me, the main protagonist is Gru although he doesn't conform to the stereotypical hero. When we are first introduced to Gru, he is drawn as a menacing, dark man who in most movies would fall under the villainous category and usually is captured on a low angle to make the audience feel intimidated by him and the has a monotonous, dark theme song which triggers audience members' subconscious. He has a foreign accent and is drawn with a tall physique, large nose, bushy eyebrows and no…

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    People never really know what an invasion feels like until, they come face to face with one. An invasion that is almost impossible to stop. When attaching birds cover the sky in England during December. In the short story "The Birds," by Daphne Du Maurier the main character, Nat hocken, repeatedly lied to his family because, they needed to remain calm, the children were too young to understand, and he knew that him and his family was in danger. Nat Hocken had a family and he needed them to stay…

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    What is felt when reading a novel? Love or Hate? Agreement or Disagreement? In To Kill a Mockingbird, that was the question the whole book revolves around. While reading this essay, the same questions will be asked. But this time just think about, “I’d rather you shoot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays if you want, if you can hit'em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”(119) Mockingbirds do nothing but sing and make music for…

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    Boo killed Bob Ewell in a self defense move for him attempting to kill Jem and Scout, only because atticus went against Bob Ewell in the court case trying to do the right thing, while Bob Ewell was trying to hide the fact that he was beating his own daughter. But she knew if she would’ve told the truth Bob would’ve beat her, so instead she lied on Tom Robinson to get herself out of trouble. If Boo Radley had killed Bob Ewell purposely, Sheriff Tatis would’ve arrested him on the spot, but since…

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    The book To Kill A Mockingbird revolves around one theme, which is courage. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird The story, told through the eyes of Scout portrays shows us life in Maycomb back in the 1930’s were racism was at it’s peak. When Tom Robinson was accused of raping a white woman named Mayella, causing a lot of events that required in which the several characters had to show courage in some shape or form in order to help the society become a whole. Atticus, Boo Radley and Jem are three…

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    In To Kill a Mockingbird Boo Radley is represented as mockingbird due to his destruction of innocence and the fact he has never tried to do anything but help people. The town of maycomb has discriminated him for so long he has stayed inside his house but when scout and jem start poking around he tries to protect them through the events of the novel. Boo Radley represents a mockingbird because he always tries to help and protect jem and scout, he never attempted to harm anyone, and due to his…

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    In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch teaches his children the importance of empathy before judging others. Atticus, a main protagonist in the novel, teaches his children, Jem and Scout, that looking at their perspective and never others is horrible. Scout, the main character of the novel struggles to understand the importance of empathy, making the story bias at times. In the first few chapters, Scout is told not to judge others, however she does not fully grasp the…

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    In The Golden Compass, by Philip Pullman, Lyra is an ordinary child from Oxford’s Jordan College living with her uncle at Oxford’s Jordan College in a parallel universe where people’s souls are portrayed by an animal or daemon in physical form. But like every other child, she is very curious, and this leads to her being brought into an amazing journey nobody could have imagined. It all started when she realized what power in society can do. After learning about a project involving Dust, which…

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    Occupy Denver Eric Brandt is a white male in his late forties. He is 5’8” and 200 pounds, dressed in black shorts and a yellow shirt, with black font on it that reads “Fuck Bad Cops.” He is single and homeless. Eric is a former U.S Navy nuclear engineer. He has been to many countries and speaks four languages. Eric chose to leave his veteran house and be homeless so that another homeless veteran can have a place to live. After he left his housing, he rented a backyard from a lady in Westminster…

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    I. Introduction On June 24, 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted in favor for their departure from the European Union. For the past forty years, the United Kingdom has been a member of this peaceful union which is comprised of twenty-seven other European countries. The union enacts Article 50, a law that allows these countries to exit the union at will. In the events that have followed the in-favor vote to depart from the EU, little action has taken place. The nations that form the…

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