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    The Fulstow Short Story

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    for points in the US and even spoons for Toronto. Lesson’s for a Would Be Rebel For a restless youth this region was not going to satisfy the dreams he had back in the old country. This is not where the action was despite the grumblings of the farmers and workers of the area with their grievances to the old Colonel Talbot who had set up a good part of the area. They would like to overthrow him but were in no position to try – at least not yet. Farther to the east, however, there was a much greater stirring of a similar vein. In 1834, a firebrand by the name of William Lyon McKenzie had become the first Mayor of Toronto and was fighting for change against the establishment and the Family Compact. The Family Compact was the deal between the upper class that made sure only their kind got the plum jobs, keeping the power away from the vagabonds and ruffians. The people of MacKenzie’s riding of York, in particular, wanted to have more say in controlling their destinies. The whole area would have been attractive to Robinson with Toronto’s population of nearly 3000 eight times Fulstow’s size. There would be many more feet demanding good shoes there too. By early 1837 or before, just shy of his 20th birthday, Robinson arrived in a tumultuous Thornhill on Yonge St. the main road from Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe. This village is 15 km directly north of Toronto’s core and at the time was a community with farms, several grist mills, Trinity Church and too many tavern’s. Yonge Street at…

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    In the year 1837, a radical movement in the British colony of Lower Canada took part in an armed rebellion to attain by force what they had failed in attempt to secure by lawful political action. The primary goal to which the rebellion was focused had been given several names by historians such as democracy, political freedom and representative government. The uprising took arms in attempted efforts to discontinue the appointed minority 's control of the colony 's governing institutions and to…

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    A Suffocating Grasp “Why can’t I go out?” I questioned her, my heart pounding, and arms quivering. She simply sighed. “Samar, this isn’t Canada, it’s not safe he-” “But you let Hammad go, he’s younger than me!” “It’s not the same…” “What’s not the same?”, I knew full well what was to come next, but I pressed anyways. “He’s a boy” Now, I was never one to disobey the rules, especially not the rules of my parents. There would always be a little voice in my head, and a tug at my heart when I…

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    You ain’t my mama So, is it easier to conform or rebel? Are you weak if u conform? or are you strong if you rebel? A better question should be can you deal with the consequences behind rebelling or conforming. Conformity is the act of matching beliefs, behaviors and attitudes to group norms. Rebellion in an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler. At the expense of hundreds of thousands of people conformity has either caused havoc upon one’s life or…

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    Do you consider yourself a feminist? In the novel Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, she writes about femininity and traditions that occur in Tita’s life. Also a bit of magical realism to captivate her readers. Throughout the plot, most of the characters present themselves as independent and rebellious or while others are seen doing what women are expected to do like cooking, cleaning, taking care of children themselves, and etc. However, out of all the characters I can conclude that…

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    I) Wars are unpredictable; they can range from massive to small- either way, a war is a conflict that can drastically affect the lives of people. Occasionally we are unaware about the wars that are destroying the lives of others yet we can't escape the reality of the bloodshed that is the result of war; we are eventually informed about what is occurring. Sometimes we do multiple attempts to lend a hand, but other times our minds are not completely wrapped around the issue at hand which makes it…

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    Rebellion in “A&P” and “Greasy Lake” Rebellion is an overarching theme in both John Updike’s “A&P” and T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “Greasy Lake.” A sense of rebellion and a primitive urge to break free of society’s expectations and standards as well a shared sense of antiestablishmentarianism afflicts both narrators. However, the motives for their behavior are different, and they are drawn to a rebellious lifestyle for different reasons. For Sammy from “A&P,” he decides to rebel because of the appeal…

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    economical, and social changes through various rebellions in the 18th century. One of the four rebellions during this time was the March of the Paxton Boys. Many Pennsylvanian men had become outraged with the government because it was paying for the protection of Native Americans. During this “march”, 20 Conestoga Indians by 57 drunkard Pennsylvanians. Politically to hear out the rebellious men, Benjamin Franklin had marched with these men to Germantown to speak out their main grievances.…

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    of the city he only had a couple of followers that went with him to his journey of knowledge, which shows that despite high government surveillance, multiple people still defy against the system. When Montag stumbles onto his new friends, including Granger, who also believe in knowledge and education, it related to when Jesus found his followers, or disciples. These disciples, “are just one of the many people who are rebelling against the society would say it 's normal, all in order to pursue…

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    rules for this reason, if everyone appreciated his actions he would no longer be a rebel. If he failed to obtain the keg or he had gotten caught, he would never tell the story to the lifeguards, and his fraternity brothers would shame him for ruining the party. Rebelliousness depends upon so many factors, making it a very subjective form of masculinity. While most men agree that a macho man has a muscular body and an unperturbed demeanor, college students and police officers disagree on the…

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