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  • Irony And Symbols In Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

    “The person, be it a gentleman or a lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”- Jane Austen Northanger Abbey. Growing up around books influenced the way Jane Austen incorporated symbols into her own writings, sometimes even using books to build her characters and themes. Prominently shown through Austen’s Northanger Abbey and seen in her other pieces, she expertly uses engaging realism, subtle irony, and effective parodies of what was going on during her lifetime,…

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  • Les Miserables Character Analysis

    "Character Studies for Les Miserables." Stuartfernie. Stuart Fernie, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2015. Stuart Fernie is one of the most famous writers, that's why I choose his article from his own website. In this article Fernie talks about the main characters, he focuses on the way of how they act, think and gives background about each one of them. He mentions many examples, and I'm interested in Valjean character because he is the most famous character in this novel. Fernie focuses on…

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  • Mrs. Bennet In Pride And Prejudice Analysis

    Compare and Contrast Elizabeth Bennet with Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is a novel that is centered on the Bennet family and explores their relationships. I would like to talk about two characters of the Bennet family. These characters are Elizabeth Bennet and Mrs. Bennet. Elizabeth Bennet is one of the most well known female characters in English Literature. She is the protagonist of Pride and Prejudice and she is the second…

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  • Patagonia Field Course

    1. Why are you interested in the Patagonia field course? Last fall, I was elated to transfer to Cornell from my community college in Ann arbor, Michigan, where I received my Associate Degree in Math and Science. At my previous college, I had so many incredible opportunities to learn about the anatomy, physiology, and obscurities of every phylum, through dissections and field work. As my knowledge and respect for wildlife and conservation grew, I was given the opportunity to be the cartographer…

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  • Ted Bundy Motivation

    killing is premeditated. To eliminate other types of killings like terrorism or assassinations, the murder itself must be the primary motivator. Once serial murder is adequately defined, a deeper look can be taken into the life of the murderer” (Georgie Ann Weatherby, Danielle M. Buller, Katelyn McGinnis, 2009). Ted Bundy was a very interesting person to try to understand. He had a way of himself that others could only view as charming and having a sense of overwhelming confidence and…

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  • John Wayne Gacy Crime Profile

    Criminal Profile John Wayne Gacy is one of America’s most notorious serial killers known for his gruesome murders of many young boys and men between 1972-1978. He holds one of the highest victim counts in the world for any murder. Gacy raped, tortured, and strangled 33 young boys to death, he then buried the bodies under his home or dumped some of the bodies in a nearby river. James Haakenson was the most recent victim identified from the John Wayne Gacy killings. James was only 16 years old…

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  • Elizabeth Howlett Character Analysis

    Elizabeth Howlett's Story Elizabeth Howlett was born in Southampton, MA, but her roots are also in Amherst. When she was younger she had the nickname of Betsi, and the reason for is that her parents didn’t have a nickname and so they wanted all their sons to have one. She moved to Vermont when she was eight because her father wanted more land than the one he had in MA, therefore great part of her childhood was spent in VT. Here is her story: Life in the farm: Elizabeth or Betsi comes from a…

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  • The Hard Goodbye Film Analysis

    Frank Miller's Sin City: The Hard Goodbye tells the story of Marv, a psychotic, disfigured, ex-military killer living in a decadent and corrupt city. Marv is framed for the murder of beautiful prostitute Goldie, and feeling a connection with her though they only shared one night together, Marv goes on a search for her killer. Marv is both hunter and hunted as he traces the murder up through Sin City to a corrupt cardinal and a cannibalistic serial killer preying on the city's prostitutes. Marv…

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  • Frankie And Johnny Poem Analysis

    “Frankie and Johnny” is a commonly known murder ballad written by numerous musicians that is about a woman named Frankie who kills her lover whose name is Johnny. [It] is a traditional American murder ballad, but you might not know it was based on a true story (Cellania, “The Story Behind”). Many well-known singers have covered this famous murder ballad such as Louis Armstrong, Lead Belly, and Johnny Cash. Their versions of the ballad are very popular but follow very loosely for entertainment…

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  • Joseph Nazo: An American Serial Killer

    Joseph Nazo is an American serial killer, who was sentenced to death for the murder of six women. He was also a suspect in the so called Alphabet of Murder case. Joseph Naso or Crazy Joe was born on January 7, 1934 in Rochester, New York. After being in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s, he met his first wife. Her name was Judith and their marriage lasted for 18 years, but later they got a divorce for reasons that I am not aware of. Naso continued visiting his ex-wife who lived in the Bay Area.…

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