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    The Great Interpretation of the Reaper The poem “The Solitary Reaper” by William Wordsworth, has been a challenging work of art to interpret. It is both a powerful and a beautiful poem. This poem could actually be compared to the way the traveler tries to figure out what the woman is singing. Just like how I didn’t understand this poem at first it demonstrates how any form of art, even when it is misunderstood, is powerful and beautiful. The first stanza in the poem is written simply by the poet, he makes sure that he describes the woman as alone. He shows that the woman is alone which is describing how the woman is a work of visual art herself. She is also the one creating the sound that interests the traveler showing that art alone is powerful.…

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    Wilfred Owen is one of the most famous war poets. He became interested on writing poems when he was a teenager. On 21 October 1915, he volunteered to contribute to war and wrote many war poems, such as ‘Anthem for doomed youth’, ‘Exposure’, and ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’. In these poems Owen has described the horror and reality of war through his vivid experience. He has portrayed the severe situations of war and dreadful sights he has seen. Owen uses various language devices to convey the horror of…

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    Previous to going to the hospital Hard Rock is known for being the keenest guy in prison. His actions made him seen fearless to inmates, and they also felt the urgency to respect this heroic man. Another old trait the inmates miss about Hard Rock is his rebellious behavior. The old Hard Rock did everything in his power to make sure the guards paid for his time in jail. He set a record for being in solitary confinement for many days. Numerous inmates think what Hard Rock did to stay in Solitary…

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    Escape From Camp 14

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    Have you ever taken your rights or possessions for granted? In North Korean labor camps, the prisoners are denied many of their basic rights and are given the minimal amount of food, clothing, and other necessities. Shin Dong-hyuk was born in one of these camps, and he tells his story through his biography, Escape From Camp 14. The book talks about many of the living conditions in the camps. The food, clothing, housing, and many other conditions are very different and much worse than those in a…

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    Human beings were not created to be alone. Human beings were created for a relationship and to be supported and encouraged by other people. We are supposed to be in relationships with others, which are why prisons and specifically the Eastern State Penitentiary became the first jail to use solitary confinement as a punishment; it is the overall worst punishment. We desire to communicate and interact with other people. According the article, “An Inside Look at Solitary Confinement,” states that…

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    It has caused Americans, and people in general, to be lazy and impatient. Fast food uses technology to give people their food ASAP, so they do not have to wait. Fast food, with the help of technology, has made it possible for people to grab food to go at any point and time, without having to wait a few minutes. It has affected the ability for parents to be able to effectively teach and communicate with their children. Technology captivates the hearts and minds of youth; completely captivating…

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    makes the woman happy, but her husband deems it as exhausting and detrimental to her overall health and sanity; strictly rest means being tied to a bedpost in his eyes. Spending countless days and nights with no change in scenery would drive anyone mad. As the walls come alive, the woman 's mind enters into a phenomenon of deception. Continually admiring the section of yellow wallpaper that stands before her in utter disgust, the woman 's mind begins to make connections between fantasy and…

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    Human Condition

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    the insomnia plague (49). Until his death, the gypsy’s friendship with José made the perfect match, as they were to each other as experience is to youth. This put a temporary end to José Arcadio’s obsessions, because if his life was a continuous question, Melquíades would be the answer. José returned to his usual self after the death of his friend, and began to investigate time and perpetuity. This experimentation would be his last, as his singular worldly obsession with truth would deliver its…

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    When I hear the words “solitary confinement,” I automatically get the feeling that it’s not very good. The first thing that comes to my teenage mind is the SHU, or security housing unit, in the Netflix original Orange is the New Black. The SHU is something that gives the viewers an idea of the effects of solitary confinement on the prisoner. It even showed some guard’s tendencies to abuse their power and threaten the inmates with time in the SHU if they didn’t behave. At first, it was spoken…

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    of the worst” inmates are kept in solitary confinement, which is, granting the prison staff the authority to have complete “control” over an individual, in other words restricting their access to freedoms of basic life (Mears and Watson, 2006, p.232-270) This particular system of confinement is achieved and operated to its full potential in what’s known as a supermax prison. A little over twenty years ago supermax prisons were uncommon and unheard of in America. A system that specifically…

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