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    In an excerpt of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, the March sisters give up their Christmas breakfast to help an impoverished immigrant family. The March family's servant, Hannah, describes how the girls' mother helps others, "Some poor creeter came a-beggin', and your ma went straight off to see what was needed. There never was such a woman for givin' away vittles and drink, clothes and firin'" (Alcott para 17). The sisters want to follow their mother's example and make her proud. The girls were having a wonderful time planning on how to give their mother her Christmas presents, when "Marmee" March, informed her daughters, "Not far away from here lies a poor woman with a little newborn baby. Six children are huddled into one bed to keep…

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    Louisa May Alcott was an amazing women. Her life was full of every obstacle a person could think of but yet she still was able to get over each and every one of them. From being a women to being extremely impoverished, she overcame them all. Not only did she overcome them but she made something great out of them , Little Women. Even though I have never read this book , reading about Louisa’s life make me want to spend some time reading it. She portrayed her life and everything that made Louisa ,…

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    Writing one genre of literature for a certain audience is a challenge in and of itself, but those writers that push their boundaries, expand their thoughts, and adapt their writing styles are the notable authors that we all know today. In 1832, the renowned author, Louisa May Alcott, was born into a family of girls, although she was surrounded by females she grew into a strong individual who described herself as a tomboy. "No boy could be my friend till I had beaten him in a race, and no girl if…

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    For centuries now and many more to come, women have impacted such strong change through accomplishments that have been recognized due to their gender. Over time, the number of women who have joined extreme groups to prove feminism occurs in social status’ to the workplace has increased. Louisa May Alcott, an American novelist and poet was the author to many pieces from fairytales to thrillers, but is remembered as the author who suddenly woke up in the limelight of fame. Growing up Louisa…

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    CBTC (Communication Based Train Control) system is a railway signalling system that makes use of telecommunications between the train and track equipment for the traffic management & infrastructure control. Here are three functions in CBTC which are ATP ( Automatic Train Protection), ATS (Automatic Train Supervision) and ATO (Automatic Train Operation). Characteristics for CBTC system are : High resolution trains position determination Continuous high capacity data between train borne & wayside…

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    The play fences by August Wilson is discussed by many people whether or not the play for Americans, African American, or universal. The popular opinion from people are that the play is for African American. The reason being is that the play is based off of the beginning of the end of segregation, discrimination, and the opportunities for African Americans were starting to have. I believe that the play for anyone and that anyone from different races can understand and relate to the play because…

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    Dream was all about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but when the 1920’s started, the American Dream turned towards wealth. Wealth made a man, and the poor were “shiftless and unsuccessful.” Jay Gatsby, the focus of the novel, is a wealthy man built on nothing. The purpose of him having all this wealth is because of his everlasting hope of Daisy Buchanan. He is hopelessly in love with her, and he chases after her without leaving the comfort of his own home. Fitzgerald portrays his…

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    Mrs. Washburn Case Study

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    Tanesha Robinson Unit 2 Mrs. Washburn being a 76-year old African American woman may be reluctant to seek social services due to the stigma and judgment. For example one of Mrs. Washburn concerns is her mental health after experiencing such a great loss and isolating herself. Seeking help may be deemed as weak or crazy in the African American community. In the African American community self –help is the go-to when dealing with any problems that occur; admitting you need help may seem as…

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    as an apprentice at the local weekly newspaper, ‘the Iron Agitator’. Will grew up in an average home and his dad passed away when he was still young. Morris moved to Chicago at the age of seventeen where he worked as a typographer and wood engraver and later on becoming a freelance graphic designer. He decided to move back to Boston where he started to lay-out of the Wayside Press, he was the designer, editor, press manager and the illustrator, and a man of all trades. Bradley became known…

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    guiding his recruits through obstacles, making sure none fall by the wayside. NOT…

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