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    The Poem “Richard Cory” by Edwin Arlington Robinson from 1869 to 1935 uses an admirational and superficial tone, a third person limited point of view, and the main theme to never judge a book by it’s cover to show a complex attitude towards Richard Cory’s suicide. The author uses a formal and superficial tone to describe who Richard Cory was and his importance to the town. A formal tone is portrayed by the author when said “He was a gentleman from sole to crown”. The author uses more sophisticated and complement based phrases to describe Richard Cory instead of the usual phrases such as from head to toe instead of sole to crown. Then the author’s superficial tone is shown all throughout the poem but directly seen when said “Whenever Richard Cory went down town”. Proof is shown that Richard Cory is not known on a deeper and more intimate level instead all throughout the poem Richard is just being superficially described of what the people know of him when he goes to town or school. The significance of these is that this shows how people can know nothing real about a person and still feel connected by describing everything they see, but then Cory killed himself and the cold hard truth are exposed that they no nothing at all.…

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    Richard M. Nixon Richard M. Nixon was president from 1969-1974 and was a republican. He had many roles as president. For example he passed a lot of legislation regarding drug abuse and crime. He attempted to settle Vietnam War on good terms and he issued 346 executive orders keeping it to his own council. He also promised the public more racial desegregation. President Nixon wanted to better the relationship with the Soviet Union. Chief Legislator: Richard M. Nixon passed a lot of legislation…

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    “Richard Cory”, written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, portrays a man’s life story only through the effect of his personality upon those who admire him. The poem is separated into four stanzas, each unfolding a different aspect of the protagonist’s life represented by the townspeople. This poem is devoid of almost any literary elements and figurative language; however, the words themselves still have resonance. By formulating assumptions and opinions of how the other half lives, the “people on the…

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    Richard Nixon Qualities

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    Many people look at Richard Nixon, the 37Th President of The United States of America in a bad way because of the Watergate scandal and how he was paranoid about losing his re-election campaign. But nobody looks at the things that he did good in his presidency for example, signing treaties with Russia and engaging in talks with China, and getting us out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon showed some successes and failures in his Presidency based on his domestic policy, foreign policy and the…

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    Richard Nixon Quitter

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    been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body. But as President, I must put the interest of America first... Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow” (www.pbs.org) These words spoken by Richard Nixon on August 8th, 1974 (www.pbs.org), are what many people recall when they think of the 37th President of the United States. Few think of the man dedicated to serving his country, or the man who spent his life as a…

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    Richard Nixon Biography

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    Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States. The first and so far, the only, President to resign from office. From his poor origins, he rose to an astounding height before his equally astounding fall. In six years, he went from oblivion to fame, winning the congressional race of 1946, national preeminence in the Alger Hiss spy case of 1948, a Senate seat in 1950, vice president in 1952 and finally, after losing the presidency to John F. Kennedy in 1960, the presidency in 1969. Having…

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    be successful.” This quote by Richard Branson represents his mindset towards his business ventures which have crafted his success as an entrepreneur. Richard Branson is one of the richest and most influential men in the world. Taking the business world by storm through numerous amounts of integration,mergers, and joint ventures. Richard Branson’s business techniques stuck out over his competition for the simple fact that his intentions had been genuine. Richard…

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    Richard Ramirez Thesis

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    “Big deal. Death always comes with the territory...” (“Richard Ramirez”). These were the words of serial killer Richard Ramirez moments after he was convicted of killing thirteen people (“Richard Ramirez”). Richard Ramirez was a troubled child who lived with his parents and four siblings. His father was often violent and abusive, causing Ramirez to frequently run away from home. Due to distance between Ramirez and his family, he became close with his cousin, Mike. Mike was a soldier for the…

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    In his poem, “Richard Cory” Edwin uses irony to show how we are to a man like him. Maintaining the idea that this man had everything going for him and was a well to do man. From the outside, the men working saw this man everyday, gazing at what a man should look like. Charles Burkhart gives criticism that show his contrast and his own ideas and claims about the man. In Richard Cory, author’s creates irony by using imagery, diction, and contrast to show the true description of the man and…

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    Richard M. Nixon

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    President Richard M. Nixon (1968-1974), by all accounts was one of the most successful champions of the American people. He eventually kept every promise he made to the public. Whereas, in reality President Nixon will forever be remembered as the most corrupt man in charge. Between the scandal of Watergate and its subsequent investigations that ultimately lead to his resignation, and eventual pardon. President Nixon’s contribution shall forever be shadowed. John F. Kennedy, a man, a myth, and…

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