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    Spoken Task Will: Morning/afternoon Hayden, what’s been happening mate? Hayden: Ahh not much, what’s new? Will: Well not much, you know, school and football keeping me busy. Hayden: Yeah school is getting tough, I’m not enjoying it too much, except for English, we’re learning about growing up and it’s finally an interesting unit. Will: Oh really? We are too, with Tom Brennan and Flirting (Hayden: Yeah, those are the ones). Okay, what do you think about it? Hayden: They’re both good stories, Tom Brennan is about how Tom’s brother Daniel is sentenced to prison, the novel explores the Brennan family’s overcoming the troubles and hardships that they face, it’s a good read. Flirting is about the relationship between Danny Embling and Thandiwe…

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    Ragamuffin Gospel Reflection Reading the Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning was a challenge; while I agreed with his thoughts and feeling the style in which it was written I found to be very cumbersome. Then this feeling of being critical of the writing made me feel guilty because the subject and the topic is so important and many individuals give the book very high reviews. I much prefer a local Springfield, Missouri author named Jennifer Rothschild; Jennifer is a nationally renowned author…

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    Statement of intent: Written Text essay - Story I am going to write a text analysis essay for the story All Quiet on the Western Front. My chosen essay topic is how you were positioned as a reader to think a certain way about an issue or issues by the creator of the written text. I need to show my understanding of how the main idea of how the reader is positioned to think of the war in a negative way is presented in the story through the use of the theme underlying of the Brutality of War,…

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    The subject of war and the loss had deeply influenced poetry on the first half of the 20th century. Poets from all around the world had felt the direct influence of these earth-shattering wars and expressed their passionate responses towards the horrors of war. It was during the times of war in which the poems “Refugee blues” and “Disabled” were written by W.H. Auden and Wilfred Owen respectively. Considered to be some of the most remarkable pieces of literature, they were written in the times…

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    “Attack”, by Siegfried Sassoon, effectively represents a vivid and graphic view of the apathy of war by divulging into the minds of the soldiers, giving a more personal view to his poem. There are many such instances in which Sassoon’s clever diction. Instead of the norm of authors of his time, Sassoon did not emphasize the dramatics of war during the battle; he accentuated the pre-war stage. Firstly, Sassoon divulges into the fears of the soldiers. He does this by construing a grave scene.…

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    a genius with little education in the early years of his life. Overcoming the hate tried towards him, Jesse Owens became an Olympic gold medalist. Although Owens overcame the racial discrimination, Einstein is a better role model because of while widely his discoveries have helped scientist today. Albert Einstein was a remarkable man who never gave up when confronting a problem. In the earlier years of his life, he went to Zürich to take the entrance exam at the Swiss Polytechnic Institute.…

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    The most memorable books are those with memorable characters. The most loved characters are those that leave an impact on readers. Being able to identify with the characters allow the readers to feel as if they’re on a journey. Therefore, characters have the ability to change readers’ lives. Authors will often fill their stories with powerful characters to create an unforgettable book. This is exactly what John Grogan did when creating Marley and Me. The book is full of his family members and…

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    figures were developed. One individual in particular was James Cleveland, aka Jesse Owens. He was born on September 12, 1913, in Oakville, Alabama. Owens was the son of a sharecropper known as Henry Cleveland Owens and his mother was Mary Emma Fitzgerald. Jesse was the 7th child of Henry and Emma Owens. Jesse Owens is perhaps best known for proving Adolf Hitler’s theories regarding racial superiority using his athletic capabilities. Hitler believed men and women of Aryan descent were…

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    Jesse Owens did not become a track star overnight. Owens had many training sessions and had to keep up with school to make it to the Olympics. Owens also had to push through discrimination before he became the athlete we now know him as. In 1936, Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the olympics. The reason he was so successful was because of his leadership, dedication, and high ambition. Jesse Owen´s leadership was a huge part of his success. ¨ The 22 year-old sprinter made a mockery of Adolf…

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    Usain St Leo Bolt, OJ, CD (/ˈjuːseɪn/; born 21 August 1986) is a Jamaican sprinter. He is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning world and Olympic champion in these three events. Due to his unprecedented dominance and achievements in sprint competition, he is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all…

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