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  • Superhero Hall Of Fame Essay

    you. Now Superman might not be real, but our world is still full of heroes. From doctors who live like Wonder Woman, spending countless hours practicing for surgeries to firefighters willing to risk their lives battling uncontrollable blazes like Petra, there are heroes everywhere – you just need to know where to look! To be a hero, you don’t need to be a certain height and you don’t need a costume. All you need is to want to help the people around you. From scoring a soccer goal to guiding a…

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  • Telepathic Characters In The Book Thief By Joseph

    1. a) One of the telepathic characters in the novel was named Michael. Unlike many others, Michael’s parents chose to send him to a real school. By doing this, all of the other kids are able to learn with him, through telepathy. As the children began to learn with Michael their lives became more complicated. The children learned that their special gift was thought to be the same level of deviation as Sophie’s six toes. From this discovery, the kids learned that they had to keep that area of…

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  • Vishnu As Varha The Cosmic Jar Analysis

    This piece is titled Vishnu as Varaha, The Cosmic Boar. It tells the story of the the Hindu god, Vishnu and how he took the form of a boar to rescue the world from a demon who imprisoned the earth beneath the cosmic ocean. This piece depicts Vishnu as having an entirely human body with a boar’s head, not unlike the shape of a minotaur. Though the color and texture of this sculpture would have me to believe it has nothing to do with an ocean. This piece is entirely a sand like color and has a…

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  • Diego Pollock Essay

    The Central Intelligence Agency was created in 1947 (Petras). They were not initially authorized to collect secret intelligence (Petras). The National Security Council soon expanded the role of the C.I.A. to include, among other things, propaganda and “support of indigenous anti-communist elements in threatened countries of the free world” (Gaddis…

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  • Laura Murday: A Short Story

    Petra Hensley walked to the train station, eager for a weekend escapade with college friends in the lush mountains of the Czech Republic. What she did not realize at the time is that her life would soon be shifted adversely. Hensley was abruptly seized from behind. Her three kidnappers brutally beat her as she desperately pleaded for help. Hensley’s attempts were futile as she was savagely shoved into the bottom of a car and then coerced into a filthy, abandoned apartment. Once hidden…

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  • The Chrysalids And Life Of Pi Survival Essay

    The Basic Instinct of Survival in the Chrysalids and Life of Pi These two novels The Chrysalids by John Wyndham and Life of Pi by Yann Martel both have the theme of the basic instinct of survival. Both David and Pi use their basic instinct to stay alive due to the situation they are in. David and Pi are also using their basic instinct of survival in different ways. David for instance is not on a lifeboat with a tiger and Pi is not telepathic that knows other telepaths. Ultimately isolation is…

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  • David Strorm's Personality

    David Strorm’s personality changed profoundly throughout the development of the novel (making him a complex and dynamic character). Two experiences David underwent which I personally believe that was significant to the storyline is: The Capture of Katherine and Sally: The secret group had to make a decision after acknowledging that the Waknuk people tortured Sally and Kathleen and gave them a demoralizing fate. The question which appeared was, should we stay and conceal ourselves until they find…

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  • The Silk Road In World History Chapter Summary

    The Silk Road’s ancient trade routes allowed for cultural and material trade throughout the Mediterranean to East Asia. Xinru Liu’s The Silk Road in World History exemplifies the complex exchange of commodities and ideas between different nations and peoples. Starting with the Chinese looking west and ending with the Mongol conquest. Liu’s focus gives the reader examples of specific historic events that were only able to take place because of this intricate trade network. This paper will examine…

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  • The Chrysalids Essay Questions Essay

    The Chrysalids Questions Chapter One: A Dream and Definition 1. The unusual part of Sophie’s clothes is the cross on the front of her Dungarees. The author slips it into the text so casually because it seems that people in this town are very religious so, it wouldn't seem out of the ordinary for a girl to be wearing that. 2. In this section we realize that Sophie doesn't fit the rules. These rules mean nothing to David because he sees Sophie as a friend and does not care what she looks like.…

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  • Zelda Songs Analysis

    low point in my life, and it truly helped me refocus myself. Furthermore, my Papa was a tremendous fan of the Gaithers, and it reminds me of him. Papa fought cancer and did not win, so this song has a special place in my heart. The Coloring Song by Petra, another Christian band, is also very dear to me, but in other ways. It is about the colors of being a Christian, and I’ve loved it ever since I was little. Dad and I used to always listen to it together and try to sing it all the way through,…

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