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  • Draco: Constellations In Northern Skies

    No, the Chieftain remained on his feet because the creature was bowed before him. "I am Draco the Dragon. For seven nights you have feasted in my mountains. For seven nights you have laid a sacrifice on my stone. For seven nights you have chanted, danced and beat your drums to the gods and the goddesses of the sky, yet you have had no answer. Tell me human, what is it that you wish to be answered?" The Dragon asks, his voice deep and rumbling. "We pray for health and prospering crops. It is the only way my people will survive these cold months coming upon us. My people and I look for nothing more than a good harvest and that our families remain healthy through the cold times. Please Draco the Dragon, can you answer the prayers of my people?" The chieftain lowers his old body to the ground and bows before the…

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  • Setting In The Lottery, By Shirley Jackson

    setting in the story “The Lottery.” The setting of the village is that of what a reader might see in an old British film Starting the story as if the reader was already present within the village, Shirley Jackson began to play with the readers imaginations. For example the author gave a vibrant…

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  • Film Analysis Of Jed Cavalcanti By Wes Anderson

    short film "CASTELLO CAVALCANTI" by Wes Anderson, everything is taken in a scene where is in an Italian village. The setting is filmed around that area, never film in elsewhere. The cinematography of this short film is Darius Khondji, who got many international awards and nominations. There are a lot of repeating camera movement and camera position are used in the film for example the pan and the eye level shots. The whole film has a rich color of red and yellow, the setting is taken in an…

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  • Girl At War Analysis

    Ana was in her chemistry class when the 9//11 incident began. While watching the TV live news, one of Ana’s classmates said ‘What kind of pilot was flying that low over New York City?’ (108), this student and most of America taught that this was an accident, but not Ana because she responded by saying ‘What if it wasn’t an accident?’ (108). Ana was right about the 9/11incident not being an accident and she was able to come to this conclusion because in her past, violence and tragic events were…

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  • Handsomest Drowned Man

    In Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s short story, “The Handsomest Drowned Man In The World,” village women and men care for a drowned man who washed up from the sea. The drowned man later becomes a symbol of greatness for men, women, and children of the village. The effect the drowned man has on the village relates to a theme of the short story: namely, that people have an inherent need to believe in something greater than themselves. Marquez conveys this theme by utilizing tactics such as setting,…

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  • Unfortunate Luck In The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

    Unfortunate Luck The odds of winning the lottery are about 1 in 176 million. Most people understand the improbable reality of winning, yet there are those who continue to cling to their slim-to-none chances with the hope of being the lucky winner (creative verb: cling). In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” a small village, with a population of 300 people, endures an annual lottery (diverse syntax). The chances of being the lucky winner are highly favorable with the odds being 1 in 300. Despite…

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  • Ritual In The Lottery

    Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” exposes a village’s devotion to a murderous ritual. The story illustrates how thoughtlessly individuals devote themselves to a tradition simply because it has been given to them from past generations. It also shows how societies can condone the practice of arbitrarily persecuting individuals. Somehow, each villager in the story supports the annual murder as long as they are not the condemned person. This is poignantly symbolic of the attitude of many people…

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  • Autobiography Essay: My Life In Mexico

    Autobiographical paper. I was born on April 5th 1995, in a small village in Durango Mexico. I lived there for about 13 years, then we moved here to Chicago. I am 6 ft. ½ inches tall and I weight about 119 pounds. I have always been skinny, even my friends in Mexico used to call me “Flaquita” which means skinny in Spanish. But well, I don’t consider myself too skinny, actually I define myself as an average. As for my appearance I think I am pretty, I am often told that I am beautiful especially…

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  • The Diverse Destiny

    sharing finite resources with other people and with other living things; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution. For my project, I am going to explore and compare the differences between communities, which leads to access to equal opportunities surrounding by the question “ Everyone was born the same way, but why some lives better than others?” This is why I named my project “The Diverse Destiny”. Therefore I think that “Fairness and Development” is the most suitable global…

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  • What Role Does Gender Play In The Lottery

    characters in this story would feel about the gender pay gap. Out of the characters in the story, Mr. Summers would have the most stringent opinion about the gender pay gap. Mr. Summers believes in equality for all citizens, and in turn would actively endorse equal pay for men and women. Mr. Summers is a very prominent character in the short story “The Lottery” written by Shirley Jackson. The story is set in a small village in Vermont based on a settlement Jackson lived in during her…

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