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  • 39 Steps Analysis

    Club production, of “39 Steps” took place in 1930s Great Britain. The play follows Richard Hannay throughout the play as he seeks to clear his name, upon being accused for the murder of a young spy named Annabella. During the 2 hour play, there were over 15 characters, all of which were portrayed by a total of 4 actors. The play took on an interesting twist with Clown 1 and Clown 2(Cole) in particular, as they portrayed over 5 characters each. The uproar brought to the stage by the crisp English accents of the clowns’ many characters, truly provided the emphasis needed to bring the audience into the time period. Through the combination of verbal characterization and a devoted cast, the thrill seeking audience was surely…

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  • Figurative Language In Richard Cory, By Edwin Arlington Robinson

    “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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  • Literary Analysis: The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

    town as appearance-based, a place full of people who only care about a spotless reputation and how the rest of the world sees them. The first textual example is “a mean town, a hard, stingy town,” where the author is referring to the deeper description of Hadleyburg. The narrator uses this quote to explain how Hadleyburg may seem like an utterly perfect community with core values and strong morals, but underneath they only care about the way they look and how to keep a chaste name. The second…

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  • Negative Essay On Mudslinging

    Not a day goes by in this 2016 election year without hearing the engraving campaign words and phrases such as “Feel the Bern” and “Make America Great Again.” The television in every single living room across the country blares live debates while updating every single American citizen on the status of each candidate. Although there is a mute button for the television, unfortunately, there is no mute button for politics. Ever since the first televised presidential debate in 1960 between John F.…

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  • The Watergate Scandal Essay

    Richard Nixon was in one of the most controversial issues that the United States has ever seen. The Watergate Scandal is now well known throughout history today. This issue led to Nixon resigning only 2 years in his 2nd term. Did President Nixon make the right decisions? Can anyone really trust the government after a situation like this? Some Historians believe that this changed the course of history, and that we can never truly trust the government again. While others believe that Nixon didn’t…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Conservatism

    abortion was the “death rattle of a traditional culture withering in the shadows of an ascendant culture ushered in by the sexual revolution” but the pro-life movement has persevered, even matured and has gained ground in the so-called abortion wars. The conservative pro-life movement’s history is intertwined with the Republican Party, which originally was an unlikely ally for the movement. Most Republican politicians historically have not been pro-life out of passion, but more so because of…

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  • Endless War Analysis

    Torreon (Torreon, CRS 01/27/15, summary section). Regardless of whether the conflict is stand alone or part of a prolonged engagement and/or war period, a majority of these conflicts where American troops are involved do not have an associated authorization use of military force associated with them. To highlight this fact Mr. Timothy McGrath states that the United States is currently involved in 134 different operations in his 8 December 2014 article on US Foreign policy (McGrath, Global Post…

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  • Persuasive Essay: The Legalization Of Marijuana

    Just say no,” was a popular slogan when I was growing up. Throughout the 1980’s President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy created a powerful anti-drug campaign that used images like an egg representing a brain, and an egg frying for a brain on drugs. As a kid I couldn’t watch Saturday morning cartoons without being bombarded with anti-drug advertisements. Today kids get a different kind of message, not all drugs are bad regardless of the law. They are getting this message through the…

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  • An Analysis Of Shakespeare's 'Sonnet XVIII'

    In London was where Shakespeare got his beginning. By the 1590’s Shakespeare was managing an acting company in London. It was called The Lord Chamberlain’s men. While managing this company it became very popular, also Shakespeare began publishing and selling his work. By 1597 he had fifteen plays published and by 1599 Shakespeare and a few business built their own theater on the bank of the Thames River. They later named it The Globe (“Prezi 3”). Some of Shakespeare’s earlier plays include…

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  • In Cold Blood And Goodfellas Comparison

    In 1967, Richard Brooks made a movie based off Truman Capote’s nonfiction novel “In Cold Blood”. The Book is about the brutal murders of a prominent family from a small town in Kansas. In 1990 Martin Scorsese directed the true crime movie, “Goodfellas”, a film based on Nicholas Pileggi’s non-fiction book Wiseguy”. Goodfellas is a movie that closely portrayed the life of a real life gangster named Henry Hill, additionally detailing the rise and fall of the notorious Lucchese crime family.…

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