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  • Peanuts Comic Strip

    Peanuts is a classic comic strip that was created by an average, everyday man, debuting in 1950. Charles Schulz created the strip based on his own emotions and personality. The comic strip slowly became more popular by the year and over sixty years later, it is the one of the most famous and influential comic strips ever created. Originally, Peanuts was a gag strip, or a single-paneled strip with a caption beneath the drawing, with typical characters and childish situations. (Walker, 407). But, Schulz slowly developed the personalities for his characters. Adults are rarely depicted in the strip and, when they are, you cannot see their entire body or understand what they are saying. Since adults are rarely introduced, the children of the strip experience regular childhood situations, but approach them with the mindset of an adult. (Walker, 438). In the beginnings of the comic, Peanuts was only a “space-saving feature.” On October 2, 1950, the comic debuted in seven different newspapers. The comic has four square and equally sized panels, which newspapers can reconfigure into a vertical or horizontal format in order for it to fit on the page. Schulz’s artwork for the strip is simple with graphics that can stand out on a page, so, even when the sizes of the strips were…

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  • Personal Narrative: Peanut Clusters

    out into the icy tundra and and ran for the car. The inside of the car felt like it was below 0°. As we started on the highway the snow looked so graceful as it fell on the streets and on the passing. My Grandma and I were heading over to my aunt's house to make Christmas candies. Once we were there and inside we got everything set up. The chocolate was melting on the stove, the parchment paper was laid neatly across the table, recipes taped on cabinet doors and ingredients scattered…

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  • Peanut Farming Case Study

    Introduction One of the largest industries located in Dothan, Alabama today is peanut farming. Known as the “Peanut Capital of the World”, an astonishing half of the peanuts in the United States of America were produced within a 100-mile radius of Dothan Alabama (Alabama Farmers Federation). Dothan is also home to the Alabama Peanut Producers Association an organization that is interested in promotion, research and educational activities dedicated to enhancing the peanut industry (Thompson,…

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  • Can Dogs Eat Peanuts Essay

    Can dogs eat peanuts? Can dogs eat peanut butter? Is peanut butter good or bad for dogs? You are in lucky, Here’s All Everything You Need to Know Can dogs eat peanuts? Can dogs eat peanut butter? If you are like me, these are questions that sometimes you can’t stop yourself from asking. And this because when you love someone or something, you would naturally want to share. Dogs are domestic animals and sometimes we might share with them what we eat. There is nothing wrong about sharing with…

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  • Comparison Of Peanut Butter And Jelly

    Peanut Butter and Jelly—The Perfect Combination Thirteen-year-old Johnathan faces a dilemma that everyone has to overcome every single day—hunger. However, it is the middle of summer and it is three o’clock in the afternoon. He knows that his mom will not prepare any food for him, because it is the time right between two meals. Having eaten lunch just two hours before, and dinner another three hours away, Johnathan has to find some food that is easy to make and good to eat. The choice is not…

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  • Describe How To Make A Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich

    How to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are delicious, especially with a glass of iced chai tea They are an excellent snack to make when coming home from a long day of school or work. Most people have had one before or know how to are there own, but if you don't that's why I am going to teach you how to make one as good as I do. I came home knowing that my two jars of peanut butter and jelly await me. Ones they are in my arms I never want to let…

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  • You Were A Good Man Charlie Brown Analysis

    This year Spring Hill High School put on the musical of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Which ended up being some of the most famous Peanuts Comic Strips that were sung and acted out for the audience. The original musical was performed in 1967, and was directed by Clark Gesner. During the presentation of the musical on Thursday, very few members of the audience knew what was going on, because it did not have a plot. Although, the musical was enjoyable for the older generation because they grew…

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  • A Descriptive Experience Of The First Plane Trip

    I can remember my sister catching the whole plane’s attention. She decided to take a nap, while chewing gum. She forgot to spit it out before hand, and woke up with it stuck in her hair. She had a blue clump that just got tangled on the back of her head. I remember it being the gum Winter Fresh, my sister 's favorite. You could just smell the mint on her. She was angry and embarrassed at the same time, and didn 't know what to do. All the flight attendants were running around, trying to figure…

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  • George Washington Carver Early Childhood

    He taught both blacks and whites how to become better farmers. He made a cart that he could take with him to the poor farmers that couldn't afford school. One of the things he advised them to do, was to grow peanuts to ward off beetles and help their soil to regenerate nitrogen. Soon there was too many peanuts and the farmers were angry for having too many and not be able to do anything with them. George prayed and asked God what he should do. George says that God answered him by giving him a…

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  • Charles M. Schulz's Early Life

    diagnosed with cancer November 1999 (Charles). He really had IV colon cancer only about two to one year to live. Within in a few days he could pronounce words right, but his eye side still was fuzzy (Michaelis 557). Although he was married twice, his first wife was Joyce Halverson in 1949 and divorced in 1972 then Jean Clyde in 1973. He also had five kids by his first marriage (Charles). A day after Christmas he had a clot in his leg and got sent back to the hospital. He was always scared of…

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