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  • Louis Zamperini Character Analysis

    The author Laura Hillenbrand wrote the book UNBROKEN: A WORLD War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. The book was published November 16, 2010. In the book, there is a character named Louis Zamperini he is an amazing runner and he is fast. Zamperini had many challenges through his early on years of life and was figuring everything out. He went through some tragic challenges after he was done with the running career that he had started and went on to something else that was…

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  • Analysis Of The Undercover Parent

    In Harlan Coben’s article “The Undercover Parent”(2008), Coben suggests that parents should put spyware on their children’s devices. I strongly disagree with Coben’s argument. I think parents should let their children have independence when it comes to technology. Also, children should have the trust of their parents. In his article, Coben says, “you should simply trust your kids” (paragraph 6). This shows that parents should trust their children to not do prohibited things online. Parents…

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  • Curleys Wife's Loneliness

    Lonely Company Author Kim Culbert communicated “People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world” (Mind Your Wings). The terms “alone” and “lonely” are rather differential in meaning. Alone is defined as being “separate, apart, or isolated from others” (Dictionary.com) On the other hand, lonely is defined as “destitute of sympathetic or friendly companionship, intercourse,support, etc”…

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  • Professional Athletes Should Be Paid Essay

    really deserve it if they don't know how to responsibly spend it? PLayers don't know how to responsibly handle their money. For example according to a 2009 article 78% of NFL players get in financial trouble within two years of retirement. Kenny anderson an NBA player was whining about how he was having trouble paying for the insurance of his 8 cars!Lastly almost all of these athletes don't understand how to cash a check, but are expected to handle the millions of dollars. This is why athletes…

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  • Emily Dickinson Pennsylvania Analysis

    In 1767, a Philadelphia lawyer named John Dickinson anonymously posted a series of twelve letters due to his belief that the colonies should not be taxed by Parliament. Although Dickinson referred as a loyal subject to the British crown, he began to disagree after the Stamp Act, and after the Townshend Acts, he decided to publish his beliefs through the Pennsylvania Chronicle. Dickinson agreed Parliament has the right to regulate trade due to mercantilism. It is essential for the relationship…

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  • Tom Bombadil's Contribution To The Lord Of The Rings

    Tom Bombadil and his wife Goldberry are two characters in J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring. The two make multiple contributions to the success of the hobbits’ quest. From giving the group a good night’s rest to saving their lives, they made huge contribution to the group’s adventure. The two first appear in chapter six, when Pippin and Merry are stuck in cracks, caused by the willow tree they were sleeping by. Sam and Frodo begin searching for a way to get the…

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  • Gilgamesh's Quest Research Paper

    Quest: a search or pursuit made in order to find or obtain something. Deriving from the Latin word “quaerere," meaning to seek, Gilgamesh’s quest was one so intricate his legacy will never be forgotten. Gilgamesh being the fierce leader and ambitious builder of walls he is, never even hesitated when he decided he wanted to go on the quest for immortality. He even had little quests inside his big search for immortality. It all came down to a king striving for greatness, and a tragic death to…

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  • Cinderella License Persuasive Speech

    My position on this topic is that I think the “Cinderella licenses” is a great idea and I am sure that it helps with lowering the amount of accidents. However, it is not always possible to be home by twelve and there should be exceptions to this because time is not always on your side. These exceptions could even be as simple as calling and telling your parents that you are on your way and have a friend with you or an adult to help you stay awake and or watch the road. “The Cinderella license…

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  • Honesty Definition Essay Examples

    Honesty is the avoidance of knowingly deceiving yourself or others. Honesty means not lying, cheating, or stealing, whether it is done with malicious intent or not. This holds true even in situations where dishonesty seems like the easy way out. Perhaps one of the least considered, and possibly most difficult, aspects of honesty is being honest with oneself. Everyone has moments where lying may seem like the easy way out. Take the little boy who breaks the vase while playing ball in the house…

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  • The Forbidden Joy Of Independence In The Story Of An Hour By Kate Chopin

    The Forbidden Joy of Independence In the short story of Kate Chopin “The Story of an Hour” she shares a story about a woman named Mrs. Mallard with heart trouble who finds out her husband has been involved in an accident and died. She is in disbelief and later realizes that it is a new start for her to actually have freedom, but then later finds out her husband did not die and she dies of a heart attack. The author shows the process of her disbelief turning into actual relief by describing the…

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