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    This protection, affords them innocence, to be “oblivious to worldly concerns”, as stated by Robin Bernstein in her book Racial Innocence. A child’s ignorance of the outside world, in effect, is part of their innocence. Yet, a child’s innocence depends on their family’s social class, their parents, and in particular: their race. In Mildred D. Taylor’s novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Taylor guides us through the experiences of an African American family living in the South. The Logan family, while better off than may African American families in Mississippi during the 1930s, lived during a period of time…

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    Charley conceivably visited Fort William in the Thunder Bay area, but its glory as a flourishing North West Company rendezvous site of the fur trade lingered only in its history. When Charley passed through the area in 1881, only two years prior to the historic fort’s permanent closure, it primarily functioned as a Hudson Bay Company fishing station.9 However, optimism for a prosperous future abounded in the Thunder Bay communities, with the reported news of the incorporation of the Canadian…

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    well-meaning adult, that it was only God bowling with his friends in heaven that made the sound, but the concept was lost on her as she was always keen to when adults were lying to her. As she stared at the window watching flashes of lightening one night, she thought about God bowling and how surly if that were true the floor would break, spilling the contents of heaven down upon everyone or at least the bowling ball would fall to earth. This did not seem like a good thing as judging by the…

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    In the novel Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Stacey frenships effect how he makes decisions in chapter 7. First, starting of with TJ I think stacey knows who he really is and how he is not a good friend because in the book Tj gets away with many things. When TJ was cheating on test and gave stacey the answers stacey got in trouble and a whipping so he went to the wallace store to beat TJ up, but he still was going to be friends with him. But I think stacey keeps his friendship with TJ because if…

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    Joanna Baillie's Thunder

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    The speaker in the poem Thunder, by Joanna Baillie, takes the reader on a journey from the beginning of a thunder storm to the end results of the thunder storm. The speaker starts by describing the impending storm that is coming but is still a little ways off. The way she does this is by the following: “Behold the somber robes whose gathering folds,” / “Thy secret majesty conceal”/ “Advancing clouds from every point of heaven” / “Like hosts of gathering foes” (3-8). In the next section the…

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    Operation Rolling Thunder

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    One of the first escalations towards the Vietnam War was when the Viet Cong attacked a United States base killing 8 soldiers and wounding another hundred. Johnson delayed making a major decision on Vietnam while his consultants discussed what to do next. The advisors, including the Assistant Secretary of State William Bundy and the Joint Chiefs of Staff recommended a bombing the North Vietnam in order to separate the networks between them and the Viet Cong. This bombing would come in 3 stages…

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    The theme for A Sound of Thunder, by Ray Bradbury, is that there is importance of the actions you make and that everything has a purpose. Like the butterfly that Mr. Eckels stepped on. Also the dinosaur that they were shooting. When Mr. Eckels stepped on the butterfly it changed the future. Bradbury wrote this story to keep us wondering what will happen next and to be careful about what we do because everything has a purpose. In this short story they experience the past, present,…

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    “A Sound of Thunder” In Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder,” the protagonist, a man named Eckels, pays a time travel company to take him on a trip back in time. Specifically, the purpose of the trip is to shoot a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Although the time travel company carefully plans the trip to avoid disturbing the course of history, it does not go as they plan because humans are not perfect. In fact, Bradbury conveys the idea that mankind is corrupt throughout the plot. The protagonist, setting,…

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    You can’t make diamonds out of glass and the Thunder crumbled like fragments while under pressure in the post season; Durant needs strong complimentary teammates and it wasn’t the right fit in Oklahoma for him. With sharp shooting Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry at his side, Durant can bully defenses in the post alongside Draymond Green next season. The Golden State Warriors play the fast paced style of basketball that best suits Durant’s lane slice and dice agenda and he’s no stranger to the…

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    Thematic Analysis of A Sound of Thunder The butterfly effect poses a dangerous fantasy that could quite possibly become reality. Ray Bradbury’s cautionary tale, A Sound of Thunder, predicts a future where this fiction truly becomes fact. The main character of this short story, Eckels, lives in a time 40 years our latter, where man can relive the past through time travel. Capitalizing on the unsung privilege of his modern world, Eckels decides to finally partake in a “time safari”. After a…

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