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    In the short story The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, it started by everyone drawing a paper from a little black box. If you get the one with the black circle on it your family is eligible to get beaten to death by rocks. After you find out you have the circle everyone from your family draws and whoever gets the black dot know looses. The theme I give this story is power of tradition. In the movie The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, was similar to the short story. It all started out by the little…

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    Waynesboro Research Paper

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    About Waynesboro, Virginia The town of Waynesboro, settled along the scenic base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, enjoys views that are enviable by many. The historic town was named for the Revolutionary War hero Anthony Wayne in 1797. Since its humble beginnings, the town as remained true to its character and has retained much of its regional charm. The town is home to a wealth of shopping and dining opportunities. A quick stroll down Waynesboro's main street will introduce one to an abundance of…

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    Small Town Research Paper

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    Teachers push you to do your best so you can have a head start on college. In our school, it's not about who you are, but where you go and what you do with your life. The positions for valedictorian and salutatorian are fought for in every class. Our town focuses on the understanding and education of each student so that we push ourselves to our full potential. I remember as I kid pushing myself to do better, and being able…

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    Communities are groups of people with similar interests and backgrounds that are connected by related beliefs. Colleges strive to create a multi-cultural population. This allows students to expand their knowledge and awareness of others' upbringings. This prepares first year students especially, for the rest of their lives, it brings people together while teaching about different ways of life. Many come into college unaware of what they want to study and which career to pursue. Learning about…

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    Introduction Small towns are easier to relax in compared to the city. It provides more comfort than the big city could bring. Plus, the big city puts more stress on your shoulders. Even more facts about small towns and big cities await in this report on small towns and big cities. In many ways, small towns are better than the big city. Not as Busy In a small town, it is very quiet. This break from loud noises is a positive way to reduce the amount of stress that everyone has to endure. This…

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    Momotombo Research Paper

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    Momotombo and Qunte Quiente thought that the gods would bring ragnarok and kill everybody. So, the next day appeared and Momotombo went to go see Qunte Quiente but something horrific happened, Qunte Quiente was killed. Right next to Quente Quiente was a spear and on the wooden side of the spear it said ‘Gungnir,’ when Momotombo was young he read all about the gods and their weaknesses, and also what weapons they used. So, Momotombo knew exactly who’s weapon that was, from Odin, the ruler of all…

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    million. Most people understand the improbable reality of winning, yet there are those who continue to cling to their slim-to-none chances with the hope of being the lucky winner (creative verb: cling). In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” a small village, with a population of 300 people, endures an annual lottery (diverse syntax). The chances of being the lucky winner are highly favorable with the odds being 1 in 300. Despite the seemingly encouraging odds, this lottery is not one to relish in…

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    Urban Expansion

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    The industrial age has change how the world is being structured. During the agricultural age, the land was mainly used to produce food for sustaining both human and animals. As we moved into the industrial, factories and city centers began being built. There arose a need for adequate living arrangements for the people that worked in the factories and city centers. Urban areas designed to accommodate large numbers of families began to spring up around these factories and city centers. Fast…

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    Apia Case Study

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    Urban development in Apia Introduction Apia is the capital city of Samoa and the largest city in the Pacific. In Apia, there is a trend that 40% of population are looking forward to live in urban area. And the rate of urban growth will be continued to increase (Pacific island populations in Jones article, 2001). Urban population, density of house and waste from industries are all rise continually. Due to the increasing of pressure of urbanization and the lack of effective management solutions,…

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    Ritual In The Lottery

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    practice of blind devotion to tradition. The villagers see this bizarre ritual as a staid part of their lives, never questioning the reason for it. Similarly, they never stop to consider whether it is ethical to continue this ritual. The entire village participation in the ritual shows how the persecution is an action of…

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