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    Faulkner Influences

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    William Faulkner, was born Nobel Prize winner born in 1897. Faulkner was the oldest son of four. His family moved into Oxford when Faulkner was very young, and spends his adolescence there . Faulkner became very successful at an young age, but he did not graduate from high school. Although Faulkner did not graduate high school, he was able to attend the University of Mississippi. After three semesters, Faulkner dropped out. With the guilt of education, he is still known as one of the most recognizable literature writers for his short stories and full length novels. William Faulkner 's infamous career was influenced by his experience in living with Southern culture, societal norms about slavery, Civil War,and white male roles. One of Faulkner 's influences to his stories is the Southern culture he was born into. The South is typically mentioned in his stories. Faulkner uses the same small towns, like Jefferson County. “The Literature of the Modern South” by Faulkner,is described by famous author (Luis D. Rubin Jr.) as, "In Jefferson possession and accomplishment are taken for granted, seen as outcomes of being. Being, that is a…

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    The Mysterious Love Story Of Miss Emily In “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, Emily Grierson is not your average southern lady, this made her well-known in the small town of Jefferson. Miss Emily obsessed over love, gossip, and the dead bodies of the men that held a place in her heart. Mr. Grierson, Tobe, Homer Barron, Colonel Sartoris, and Judge Stevens, each of these men that was involved in Miss Emily’s life left a lasting impression. The first man that Emily Grierson laid her eyes…

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    Holmes, a young, beautiful woman at the age of twenty-one was a kindergarten teacher at the River Town elementary school. A stunning man by the name of Haden Clark was twenty-three years old and was a post office worker in that town. Payton and Haden had attended the same church since they were little children. It was now that Haden was older that he realized the admiration and love he had for Payton. One day as Mrs. Holmes was teaching her Kindergarten class, Haden sent her some flowers and…

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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition is most commonly known as the exploration that led to the westward expansion of the United States of America. William Clark is highly under-credited for his role as one of the two explorers on the trip with most of the credit given to Meriwether Lewis. William Clark is responsible for the making of maps along the journey, especially his master map of the West. Without the detailed maps that Clark created, there would have been a delay in westward expansion in an…

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    Meriwether Lewis is an American explorer who is known for his role as leader in the Lewis and Clark expedition. He was also the governor of the Louisiana Territory. He was also Jefferson’s private secretary, these two were close friends. Since Jefferson trusted Lewis, he let Lewis travel to D.C to deliver Jefferson’s classified information. During the Lewis’s travel to Washington, he visited Robert Grinder’s Inn to rest but while he was there he died. The death was murder by conspiracy. In…

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    Jada Rowe Mrs. Dwiggins Computers 1 04 September 2016 Lewis and Clark expedition The Lewis and Clark expedition was the first expedition though the western portion of the United States. This expedition was so important to the United States today because it is how we found everything from St. louis west to the pacific ocean. Meriwether lewis and William Clark were the leaders of the expedition, and there were 59 people that went with them. Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 in…

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    A Book Review of The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West by Ethan Rarick This book review will examine the historic travels of the Donner Party in The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West by Ethan Rarick. Rarick wrote this book in July 8th, 2009, which provides a current historical and fictional evaluation of the Donner Party’s tragic journey to California. Oxford University Press, a prestigious academic publisher, is the publisher of this book. This book is comprised of 304 pages, which tell…

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    Sacagawea Thesis

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    Sacagawea Sacagawea, Sacajawea, or Sakakawa was her name. She was a major contribution in one of America’s famous expeditions, and the only women of 33 who were in the group. “Corps of Discovery,” is what many called the westward expedition of the United States. Sacagawea now symbolizes U.S culture and female strength. Daughter of a Shoshone chief, Sacagawea was born in 1788 in Lemhi County, Idaho. Unfortunately most of her early years remains a mystery. At the young age of twelve she was…

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    A hero can be classified by many things. A hero can be superman, a police officer, and even your mom, but what makes a hero? Is it someone who can fly or shoot laser beams from their eyes or someone who saves a baby from a burning building? I’ll admit some of these characteristics are far-fetched since I don’t know anyone who can fly or randomly saves babies on a normal day. All heroes, including super ones, all have something in common, they're admired for their courage or an outstanding thing…

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    Not very often in history do two characters’ contrast, but match each other so well. Those characters are Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent, but we know them better as Batman and Superman. Both are fictional characters from DC comics, and are two of the world most renown heroes of all time. Even known they are both heroes, they have a gap of differences, but just that, make each of them their very own unique character. First off let’s talk about the Man of Steel Aka Superman, or better yet Clark Kent.…

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