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    He describes the three characteristics of a muscular Christian similar to Tom Brown as thus; his views on religion show his goal to be achieving moral perfection, sport as being a major part of the developing of morals and the learning of disciplines, and because of a neutral to disapproving view on society, he may seek to use sports to improve society over time through example. In stark contrast, Studd 's view of the muscular Christian could be conceived as the literal opposite. Studd 's muscular Christians goal in life is not achieving moral perfection, but glorifying God and spreading the gospel. Sports are not seen as a thing with inherit value, but merely a tool to distract the populace to convert them, shown when Billy Graham said on Youth for Christ, "We used every modern means to catch the attention of the unconverted, and then we punched them right between the eyes with the Gospel"(Mathisen, 242). Lastly, Studd 's muscular Christian is patriotic themed, with a true muscular Christian being the best and brightest of a country, and seeking to spread the glory of their home…

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    The University of Mississippi, known colloquially as Ole Miss, is the largest university in Mississippi and one of the largest in South. Ole Miss represents an opportunity for many poor Mississippi students. It has also been a university renowned for its famous authors. The author of the novel, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, Tom Franklin, teaches writing there and one of the two protagonists in the novel, Silas, received a baseball scholarship to study and he moved to Oxford. Ole Miss…

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    Tom Buchanan was depicted as a man who has “[a family that was wealthy and he has played football at New Haven] (9,iPad).” Daisy couldn 't have given up the opportunity because she was skeptical whether or not Jay is going to ever return or will love her the same after graduating from Oxford. Daisy had made a wise decision, but Gatsby tried to be relentless and showed his love again for her. Gatsby had first bought a “[huge] mansion (137-140,iPad)” that was next door to her house and arranged…

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    society do not expect Philip to support himself as a businessman or by any other trade. Rather, they assume he will become a leisurely gentleman dependent on his father. His higher class and wealth make Philip’s dependence less of a burden, as his father’s money easily provides the care and education he needs. Much like women in the Victorian era, Philip is viewed as naturally reliant and society expects him to perform the role of dependency. Due to his supposed natural dependency, the other…

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    materialism, and pleasure. The story is centered around Jay Gatsby, a man who is very wealthy and has many material things, but has not achieved his dream. His dream is incomplete because he is not with Daisy Buchanon, his first love. Gatsby grew up poor and made his way to riches through illegal activities. He knew Daisy as a young man, but separated from her for years as he went to the military and then to Oxford. Although Gatsby has always wanted to move up in the social classes, his main…

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    Hate Groups Research Paper

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    mayhem anarchy bombs. Aside from mainstream political debate over the solution to illegal immigration, immigrant advocates say they 're worried that violence against Latinos or brown-skinned people thought to be immigrants is on the rise. According to the most recent FBI statistics, there were 830 attacks of various kinds on Hispanics in 2007. “By comparison, 1,087 attacks were made on homosexuals, who are also frequent targets of hate speech. Footnote 18 In 2000, there were 557 reported attacks…

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    Mark Twain Book Report

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    life and wrote the words, then cleverly manufactured the blustery, tough-skinned Mark Twain to do the dirty work of the saying of words and ideas out on his behalf (Kirk 1). Clemens’s work is receiving a level of attention and analysis that his pride in his honorary doctorate degree from Oxford University indicates might have equally pleased and amazed him (Kirk 2). Clemens used Mark Twain to represent the man and his works around the world. Clemens never published a book only under his own…

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    The Negro, in the mainstream view, was constructed as a base and somewhat stupid character, with a lot of physical presence and aptitudes but lacking in intellect. If we take into account the Blackface Minstrelsy Shows, for instance, then the theory of Brown gains some force. In the Minstrelsy Shows, which became very famous in The United States after the antebellum period, the black characters were often portrayed by whites who disguised themselves as blacks but acted in such way that they…

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    Color Symbolism Essay

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    For the word red as a noun, the thesaurus gives the following synonyms: "bitterswеet, blоod, bloоdshot, blooming, blush, brick, burgundy, cardinal, carminе, cerisе, chеrry, chеstnut, clarеt, coppеr, coral, crimson, dahlia, damask, flaming, florid, flushed, fuchsia, garnet, geranium, glowing, healthy, inflamed, magеnta, marоon, pink, puce, rоse, rоseate, rоsy, rubicund, ruby, ruddy, russet, rust, salmon, sanguine, scarlet, terra cotta, titian, vermeil, vermilion,…

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    shelters in every community, the yellow sign reminding people that atomic warfare was this close. The television news delivered the rhetorical visions of the war in Vietnam, demonstrations against university administrations, and anti-war demonstrations. Then came 1968: Tet, assassinations of the leaders of social change, the Democratic convention, and riots in Paris, Madrid, and Mexico City. The music of the 1960s invoked these rhetorical visions, restating the rhetoric every time people…

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