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    One of the causes of the Sri Lankan Civil War, which falls under external influence, is colonialism. Sri Lanka was under British colonial rule from 1796-1948. The British implemented the divide and rule tactic when governing Sri Lanka, where minority groups, in this case Tamils, are given preferential treatment. This is to aggravate differences between the Sinhalese majority and Tamil minority. This way, the majority group that was being discriminated against would direct their grievances towards their ethnic counterparts instead of the British colonizers. In the 19th century the British established coffee plantations on a large scale. The population of Sri Lanka was too small to provide adequate workforce, hence, over one million Tamils…

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    From darkness into His marvelous light – (My conversion experience) I am the first born in a strong Buddhist family in Sri Lanka. My grandfather was a Buddhist Priest and I thought Buddhism was the best religion in the world. From very young age of my life I wanted to become a medical doctor, and I prayed every day in front of Buddha’s statue asking him to make me a doctor. I also studied very hard to achieve this goal. I heard about Jesus when I was in the university, but I never wanted to…

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    what is about to come against the conspirators. In this piece, Antony begs pardon of Caesar’s dead body for having been nice to his murderers. He predicts that Caesar’s spirit will be ranging for revenge, and it will be followed by chaos and destruction of civil war in all of Italy. Antony is calling for revenge, as he wants the conspirators to pay up for what they have done to Caesar. He implies this by using an angry tone and connotation of aggressive words, the…

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    proper access to education. After reading the statistics education I realize is a very important and valuable commodity, just as important as water even, it is quintessential to our freedom and way of life. It’s great to know that some headway has been made with marvelous progresses being seen since the early two thousands. The all-encompassing measures to progress access to education, such as the abolition of tuition payments and the creation of new schools in many countries have helped the…

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    America’s motivation for war, and the likelihood of America winning any such war with such meager manpower and lack of tactical reasoning. The following points are arranged in a comprehensible order, made so that the reader can confront the flaws in America’s plan to go to war with England with considerable ease. The first of such issues addressed is the utter lack of reason to go to war in the first place, followed by the incapability to go to war at the colonies’ current state, and concluded…

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    Scott Anderson’s novel, Triage, portrays the different effects that war and death can have on people. Mark, Joaquin, and Elena endure different experiences with war and death and are affected in different ways. Mark’s traumas originate from his time as a war photographer. His ability to capture war’s most grueling moments grants him the opportunity to shoot in many war-torn areas such as Beirut, Sri Lanka, Kurdistan, and Uganda. Mark’s first experience of war is in Beirut. He describes the…

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    One Corpse Too Many is a mystery book by Ellis Peters and is the second book in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. The book is a murder mystery centered around an extra dead body amongst other dead bodies about to be buried. As there is no specific moral or theme highlighted in the book, I would say it’s not a great book for teaching a lesson. However, with the great characterization and way of immersing the reader into the setting, it is definitely a great book to read just for the sake of…

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    (Why Is American Sniper Banned?) The ALA bans books for bad language, sexual themes, and so much more. Some are reasonable and some are not. Religion is a big part of banning also, people go crazy over religious things too. The “American Sniper” is banned for many different reasons, mostly violence and foul language. Violence, foul language, and religious beliefs are the top reasons of banning this novel. Violence is the main reason for banning this book. “I pushed my finger against the…

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    The message Liam O’Flaherty is trying to convey to the readers is that violence is the problem not the solution. “She was pointing to the roof where the sniper lay. An informer” (Page 17). This woman informed a man of the protagonist’s location, they both had the priority to kill the sniper but unfortunately for the 2 enemies, they both failed to accomplish their task. The incident was followed by “In the streets beneath all lay still” (Page 8). This line is similar to when the sniper has not…

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    (Why Is American Sniper Banned?) The ALA bans books for bad language, sexual themes, and so much more. Some are reasonable and some are not. Religion is a big part of banning also, people go crazy over religious things too. The “American Sniper” is banned for many different reasons, mostly violence and foul language. Violence, foul language, and religious beliefs are the top reasons of banning this novel. Violence is the main reason for banning this book. “I pushed my finger against the…

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