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    When thinking of similar buildings, does the US Capitol Building and the Texas State Capitol Building come to mind? If, not they should. Finished almost 88 years apart, it is easy to see that the architects of from Texas were definitely inspired by the neoclassicism that inspired those that created and designed the US Capitol Building. Following in the design of the United States capitol building in Washington D.C., the capitol building of Texas in Austin, brings together balance, symmetry, and scale into awe inspiring buildings. The US Capitol Building, and city design, was tasked to Charles Pierre L’Enfant, who, in Italian style, chose to place buildings in conjoining squares. These conjoined squares had streets the originated at the center,…

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    Lavvy’s experience at the Capitol is quite out of the typical domestic sphere for a woman and her presence there comes as a shock to many of the government workers, who look down upon her and consistently mistreat her as she tries to find more information about Isaac. To start with, she is ignored by a young man who works for the Secretary, which leads her to realize that “no matter how her heart may feel for her beloved, worshipped country, after all she is but an insignificant creature, whom a…

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    The visual image that was presented on the expensive electronic device blurred softly in the lavish apartment. Its subtle sound dismantled through the silence. The television presented an irritating soap opera that was adored by the Capitol. Finnick knew that his latest client lived a life filled with luxury. Her artificial raspberry colored hair was so red it could be passed off as blood. It was styled like a bird cage and appeared luminous in the dimly lit apartment. It was well known…

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    Katniss Everdeen. The girl from District 12 that took on the Capitol, the girl who saved Peeta, the girl who risked it all for love. Which is she? Or is it that she is all three of these things. Throughout the course of this essay I will explore which person she really is even though she might not know herself. At the begining of Catching Fire Katniss is back in District 12 trying to lead a normal life. However she will never lead the life she once did. The games have truely changed her and…

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    I am writing about the movie The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games takes place in Panem, North America. It represents a “future” dystopian society. The country has a well-off Capitol City, located in the Rocky Mountains, and is neighbored by twelve poorer districts that are ruled by the Capitol. Panems’ overpowering government forces adolescence to fight to their death in a once-a-year broadcasted event. The Capitol is the core of wealth, power, and luxury. The Capitol and districts rarely…

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    Baths of Diocletian, which can give off positive and joyous energy, which is felt at Union station. This feeling can be found a Union station because people going places and arriving places can be something that is enjoyed. Some might argue that traveling places can be not pleasant, but it’s not the people who give off the energy, it’s the place itself and what it is used for. Next, The Capitol building can provide the same type of energy as the Roman Pantheon. The Roman Pantheon was for…

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    Is the safety of others or the safety of oneself more important? The Hunger games by Suzanne Collins is set in the Capitol of Panem, which has a cruel government and it’s divided into twelve districts. As a punishment for a revolution in the past, the Capitol created the Hunger Games. One boy and one girl are chosen from each district to fight on live television until only one child remains. Katniss Everdeen the main character, changes from a selfish, self-independent girl to a sacrificing…

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    The Hunger Games is centered on the political issues that tend to affect the community of Panem. One of the characters is determined to protect her folks and the whole country from poverty and tyrannical oppression. The political structure involves the destruction and replacement of the countries with 12 Districts under the Capitol 's rule. To gain authority and power to rule the districts, the central government creates tournaments annually involving 24 destitute children where they fight each…

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    stunned as I’m dangling a foot off the ground. I have no idea what is happening. Then I realise, Thresh has me. He has me and he is going to kill me. He throws me to the ground like a piece of meat. He shouts at me with all his power. He is talking so loud but I can hardly hear a word. I feel as if I am now the one made of stone. I make out a few words and hear Rue’s name. He’s asking if I killed Rue. I scramble backwards begging him, and telling him it wasn’t me. He shouts again and all I can…

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    The literary elements the author used in Chapter 3, 4, and 5 is Allusion, Amplification, and Characteristics, and Anthropomorphism. And the reason why I think the author choose Allusion is because in this Chapter they are heading to the train station so they can go to the Capitol. And the reason why I think the author Amplification is because Effie is telling Peeta and Katniss in the train what will be happening and thing they will do and people they will met when they reach the Capitol. …

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