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    Tom McCall was a prominent reporter and politician in Oregon’s history. Known for getting things done, Tom used the power of people to move his initiatives forward. Tom Mccall was participative in his leadership style. Due to the role he was in at various times Tom used the Democratic type of the leadership style(DuBrin, 7th edition). His final authority for decisions of laws and initiatives he sponsored was the voters. “Participatory governance engages people who are affected by a problem in the process of solving it. In recent decades, courts, legislatures, administrative agencies, and other institutions all have used participatory-governance approaches to tackle complex problems of law and public policy.”(Lee, 2013. p.1) In addition,…

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    Robert W. Straub was born in San Francisco, California on May 6, 1920. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Business Administration at Dartmouth College. During World War II, Straub served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. In 1994, he married his wife Pat, who was influential during his governor years, and had five children. Him and his wife moved to Oregon in 1946 and Straub became a builder and developer in Eugene. Straub is not only known as a…

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    In the book Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica, a character that could be considered a best friend is Abby McCall, who is an artist. Abby McCall is best friends with the main character Nate Brodie, the star quarterback on his school football team. Abby can be considered a best friend because she always stood by Nate’s side, and helped him through tough times. An example that depicts Abby’s role as a supportive best friend reads, “That throw is the thing that we all gotta believe in, Brady,…

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    important role as one of the themes throughout the entire novel titled, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by one of America’s greatest writers in all of its history, Mark Twain. As the novel acts as an extension of Mark Twain’s other publication, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, it goes on in the point-of -view of Huckleberry Finn and his adventures after trying to leave his “incarcerating” establishment and his drunk and abusive father, who in fact…

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    with a piece of iron. Hannibal inspired several of Mark Twain’s fictional locations. Twain became one of the best storytellers in the West. Twain became somewhat bitter in his later years. In 1935 Ernest Hemingway wrote, “ All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn”, making an interesting point. Huck Finn took years to perfect and write, and often Twain pushed it aside, but it was finally published in 1884. After seven years of starting to write the…

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    Discussion Questions for “Run, Lola, Run” 1. Why do you think Tom Tykwer’s film was so extraordinarily popular, not only in Germany but throughout the world? I think the film was popular because it was a fusion of the fast-paced nature of American films with the artistic elements of German film. That makes it appreciable to several markets, worldwide. 2. The film tells the same story three times. Which elements are exactly the same each time? Which elements change? Are there any elements which…

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    I’ll go to hell.” (191) At this point he rips the paper up as well as the shackles that society had put on him from a very young age. Right now Huck has already matured beyond what several adults will ever be. He would consign himself to hell in order to do what he thinks is right even though everybody else would tell him differently. He has clearly seen for the first time that Jim is his friend and that Jim is just as human as he. Huckleberry is even mature enough to step out of his childish,…

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    Huckleberry Finn, he wrote in 1884 (Samuel). Mark was born in Florida on November 30, 1835 to John Marshall and Jane Clemens. Twain grew up in Hannibal along the Mississippi River, which held “some of the happiest moments of his childhood” he stated (Samuel). Mark Twain was said to be an “American humorist and novelist, captured a world audience with short stories of boyhood adventure and with commentary on man’s shortcomings that is humorous even while it probes, often bitterly, the roots of…

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    reckon I could ever get any further than that if I was to live forever. I don’t take no stock in mathematics, anyway.” (16) But ironically Mark Twain chooses such a character to be the narrator and main character of his novel. As seen at the end of the book, Tom and Huck reunite and Tom hatches a plan to help Jim escape from the shed. Tom says that their plan needs to be like the ones in the books. “Why, hain’t you ever read any books at all?—Baron Trenck, nor Casanova, nor Benvenuto Chelleeny,…

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    Einstein 1). The question stands before us, does one do what is right and accept persecution if no one else is like-minded or do they conform to popular beliefs despite their own principles? The central theme of these two books, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, is unquestionably law versus morality. There were several instances in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn where Huck Finn faced the difficult decision of whether or not to do the…

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