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  • Lukas: A Short Story Of A Zombie Girl

    involves me using my imagination and thinking that everyone around me was a zombie and I was disguise as a zombie moving through the crowd. The downside was getting into the museum; I thought I was going to have another panic attack. When Lukas and I were walking around the entrance I happened to lose sight of Lukas, and that’s when everything went downhill. I started yelling his name, and looking for him but I couldn’t find him. I almost just sat down and cried until my knight in shinning armor appeared to me and hugged me from behind. He managed to calm me down and we walked hand in hand to through the museum. I enjoyed looking at the different art and archaeology from Egypt and even some modern art. Our next stop is the Oxford Castle. The trip to Oxford Castle was amazing because there was rarely any person. There was Lukas, and I and 2 other couples walking around the area we were in. The building was blinding, this was my first time there so I had never seen anything like it. The old fashion furniture is glorious and the small tour that we took was really interesting. Two places down, two more to…

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  • Jeremy Black Research Paper

    Jeremy Black is a professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Queens' College Cambridge, St John's College Oxford, and Merton College Oxford before joining the University of Durham as a lecturer. Where he gained his PhD and ultimately his professorship. He has authored over 100 books, mainly in 18th century British politics and international relations. Black claims Napoleon was more than a conqueror, that his deeds go beyond military exploits. Black states that Napoleon was a…

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  • George Whitefield Research Paper

    The young man secretly desired to be a preacher so he would stay awake into the early hours of the morning reading the Word of God. His other joys included participating in the theatre, his love and talent for the fine arts only grew as he entered his later years. Having been out of school for a year, George met an Oxford student who encouraged him to pursue a degree. He followed suit, and finished his grammar schooling to enroll in Pembroke College at Oxford. Whitefield did not see the Lord’s…

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  • Essay On Photoethnography

    For my photoethnography project, I decided to observe local dive bar Frank & Marlee’s in Oxford, Mississippi. Frank and Marlee’s hosts a special every Tuesday called “Taco Tuesday” and offers dollar tacos, as well as eight-dollar margarita pitchers. Many students and residents frequent this tavern to enjoy drinks and food everyday. However even though many people find Frank & Marlee’s accepting and inviting, I discovered many attributes often don’t represent that notion. Todd Lynch and his…

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  • William Faulkner's Short Biography

    William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi on September 25, 1897. Faulkner was the oldest of four children. When Faulkner was five years old, his father decided to move the family to Oxford, Mississippi. During his childhood, the adults around him would tell him stories about the civil war, slavery, the Ku Klux Klan, and his family history. A favorite tale among his family was of his great-grandfather, after whom he was named, who was a successful business man, writer, and war…

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  • What Does Honor Mean To Me

    Honor means high respect, esteem, privilege. Honor to me means to both give and receive respect, strength, doing the right thing (even when it's hard), putting others needs above yours, holding yourself to your values and not harming others. There are many people who hold definition to honor...such as scientists, firefighters, soldiers, government officials (like the president). There is many people that are honorable, one of these people are Florence Nightingale. Florence Nightingale was…

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  • Childhood And Imagination In The Adventures Of Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

    Age has always been an issue of mind over matter. Just as age is not limited by how one looks or feels, imagination does not either. It is often the case that age limits imagination, but that is not the true. No one can blame themselves for wanting that sense of creativity to live within for as long as possible, which is exactly how Alice felt throughout her journey. In The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll uses references to his own past, Alice’s change in size, and imagery to…

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  • Oxford Capacity Essay

    I’M sat at a wooden desk answering multiple choice questions with a pencil, occasionally erasing my answers and colouring in a different circle. No, this isn’t a exam, although the rows of shiny books and touchscreen information movies might suggest we were in a particularly well-funded private school. “Is your life a constant struggle for survival?” the paper asks. “Do you get occasional twitches of your muscles, when there is no logical reason for it?” “Is your voice monotonous rather than…

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  • Scientology's Oxford Capacity Analysis

    “Free Personality Testing – Come This Way!” implores the sign outside Scientology’s Castlereagh Street headquarters in Sydney. The interior is what you’d get by blending a holistic healing centre with the control-deck of the Starship Enterprise. Images of erupting volcanoes, light-pierced landscapes, and Egyptian-looking Scientology symbols evoke a peculiar science-fiction-meets-self-help vibe. Zipping towards me, a uniformed female attendant offers help, and soon I’m looking down at…

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  • Oxford Housing Crisis Analysis

    Portfolio piece 1: Auckland housing crisis (Argument Piece) Statement of Intent: For my first English Portfolio piece, I intend to writing my views on the housing crisis in Auckland. My intended audience for this argument are going to be teenagers mostly around my age (16-18) whom in the future would like to own a home. This essay will argue on the possible difficulties and complications upcoming adults may face while buying a house. I want to argue this to them so they can know the…

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