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    attempting to access a secret bank account, discovering the identities of undercover agents in the process. It can be argued the siege plot was inspired by a factual event; that being the Iranian Embassy Siege in 1980, where a group of six men held 26 hostages and demanded 91 political prisoners be freed in Iran. (Taylor, 2002) This episode presents imagery including, the classical building being violently seized, a hostage policeman, holes being drilled for covert surveillance, and the SAS intervention, which can be found in the news and documentary coverage of the Iranian Embassy siege. This represents the official ideology of terrorism, originally shown to society in actuality reports and is a key feature of contemporary fictions such as Spooks. (Schlesinger, Murdock, & Elliott, 1983, p. 72-73) Furthermore, this storyline draws on the ‘enemy within’ discourse within the official perspective with the secondary plot of a former spy threatening national security. (Schlesinger, Murdock, & Elliott, 1983, p.…

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    Betrayal and Competition Today's entrepreneurs consider technology as the holy grail of development and success. Any venture that an individual goes into today must include a revolutionary technological aspect if they are to succeed. Seeing as how this knowledge is common amongst entrepreneurs, an aspect of competition arises in the market. Ambition and passion for success override everything else in this business, as is evident in today’s tech world. For instance, Facebook, what is now a…

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    The novel “The Spook Who Sat by The Door” written by Sam Greenlee is a satire of civil rights problems in the United States in the late 60s. This book is a direct image of violence, racism and suppression of the African American race in the United States. The novel itself is a revolutionary manual of how to beat the system and maintain the appearance of status quo. It is also a combination of hate, prejudice, passion and humor. These themes are evident in both the novel and in its 1973 film…

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    While at the Spook’s house, Tom meets Alice who asks him to feed three meat cakes to Mother Malkin, a powerful witch buried in the Spook’s Garden. Tom feeds Mother Malkin two cakes while the Spook is away on business and she gains enough power to escape. Tom travels to his family farm to figure out what to do from there when he discovers that the pig butcher has been possessed by Mother Malkin. Remembering his training, Tom throws salt and iron at the witch and she slithers out of the man into…

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    Last Friday six middle school girls presented to the school a new fundraiser called the Raider Dash that will be replacing Spook Alley this year. This October, the Raider Dash will take place on a Friday night that where kids will get the opportunity to run through a big obstacle course similar to the Warrior Dash. Six Sherwood Middle School leadership girls came up with a great idea for a fun filled fundraiser that could be a big hit for years to come. These girls kept their idea going…

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    The moon was full and bright, this Halloween night. The spooks were out, giving everyone a fright. My brothers and I were tucked safely in bed, when we started to hear sound that filled us with dread. So, we crept to the window to peer outside, but what we saw, made us run back and hide. Below us were monsters and goblins galore and they were making their way to our front door! As quiet as mice we snuck down the hall and found ourselves in A Grand Monster Ball. The room was crowded with spooks…

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    Spooks Diary Today I had the first battle of my spooks career against Mother Malkin.That’s right one of the strongest witches in the country. It all started when I’d come back from finishing my work.I’d turned the corner and it opened into a frightening scene.There was Snout holding Ellie and Jack’s baby and a brandishing a huge knife in his other hand. I was so nervous and shocked that my ears started burning like red hot coal embers.I had to do something. That was when I made a huge mistake…

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    Lure Of The Dead

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    Lure of the Dead by Joseph Delaney is a fantasy story set all across the County but mainly in the small village of Todmorden. The sleepy village of Todmorden as you will soon figure out, has a very dark secret. The main characters are Thomas Ward and John Gregory. Thomas Ward is a seventh son of a seventh son which gives him the ability to see and hear the spirits of the dead and other creatures of the dark. Tom is an apprentice of four years to John Gregory, the County Spook. The Spooks jobs is…

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    they were up in the moors and they got scared by annes volcano which turned to be a train passing by a tunnel....... and that train turned to be ghost or spook train and they went back to camp and spend a day at farm.Dick and Julian quitely went with Jock for the next two nights to look out for the spook or ghost train. Leaving the girls behind they find that there is a very mysterious train coming from the back into the tunnel.Thet were shocked and the he next day, George is angry when…

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    The Writing Style of Mary Roach Mary Roach has written seven books in her time as an author. They all focus on the sciences and two of them, Spook and Stiff, arguably Roach’s two most famous books, have much more in common than one might think. There are multiple aspects that the books share, however, what stands out is their similarity not only in topic but in tone and style. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers is Roach’s first book. Published in 2003, Stiff tells tales of cadavers…

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