Tale Of Two Cities Madame Defarge
946 wordsIn the 16 th century Charles Dickens wrote the unforgettable novel A Tale of Two Cities. In it he created two of the most remarkable fictional characters of all time. One is the bloodthirsty Madame Defarge, and the other is the selfless Sydney Carton. Madame Defarge is a peasant who seeks revenge on all aristocrats who cross her path. In contrast, Sydney Carton is a man who is willing to do anything for the love of his life. While the actions of these two characters clearly delineate their diffe...
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Catcher In The Rye Holden Caulfield
1,067 wordsThe Catcher in the Rye, by J. D Salinger, depicts how a lonely teenager, Holden Caulfield, deals with alcohol, sex, and violence. Teenagers must also deal with these problems daily. Alcohol is very predominate throughout the novel The Catcher in the Rye. Alcoholic beverages are a readily available, and relatively inexpensive for minors to get. Over the past couple of years, teenage consumption of alcohol has risen dramatically. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that m...
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Catcher In The Rye Holden Caufield
509 wordsCatcher In The Rye: Holden Caufield Holden Caufield was a high school student at a boys academy by the name of Peace Prep. He feels as though he had fought the world and lost, everyone is against him and that little can bring him joy. He had lost his innocence, and saw himself as a catcher in the rye, trying to save children from his fate. Holden is quite the eccentric individual. I say this because of the incident with Sally Hayes where he proclaims his love for her and how they should run off ...
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Cinderella Supposed Job
339 wordsOne Cinderella Cinderella (The stepsisters) One day this girl decides to waltz into our home and tries to be? Miss Everything? , but to us, she? s nothing. It? s as if she? s trying to steal all the good things we have, but thank G-d we have the control over her. We are allowed to say, ? Cinderella, do this! ? and, ? Cinderella, do that! ? , but we can? t take complete advantage of her (unfortunately). In our opinion, we think that since she is just here for no reason but for our mother and ours...
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Robert E Lee End Of The War
1,221 wordsSmall battles to big battles, no matter where it was fought, many of our soldiers died, for there side. There were many problems that lead to the Civil War. One issue was the spread of slavery to the west (the territory where they won from the Mexican War). The South claim that the slaves where properties and wanted to take there properties with them. The North didnt want that to happen. Also they wanted to make new states into slaves states and some into free states. Since they couldnt compromi...
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College Students Story Line
952 wordsAnimal House: Classic College Portrayal or Inspiration to do Something Dumb? The often considered classic National Lampoon s movie Animal House is a raunchy, screwball comedy about a motley collection of students belonging to the Delta fraternity at Faber College back in the early 60 s. The story line has been used over and over: students are drinking, a problem arises, the students drink some more, and then they figure out a way to defeat the system and win back their pride. Movies such as PCU ...
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Point Of View Poe
1,302 wordsHorror and suspense-filled movies, books, and stories are America? s favorite form of entertainment. One of the most famous American writers is Edgar Allen Poe who wrote the two famous stories? The Tell- Tale Heart? and? The Black Cat? . In the? The Tell- Tale Heart? and? The Black Cat? narrative and imagery is used to express the main characters? eerie sense of evil. Both stories lack moral sentiment yet describe conscience. They also make one tremble with fear and think with suspense. ? The Te...
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Underage Drinking Drinking Age
482 wordsMany Underage Drinking Underage Drinking Many teens face adult problems at a very young age. Underage drinking viewed in the eyes of parents and law enforcement agencies is a major problem among teen. In today society, kids are being pressured into doing things at a very young adolescent age. Problem many parents are facing in their own life are also posing as problems on their kids. The answer teens today must make is no longer just what shoes to wear or what matches what, but the must decided ...
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Kid In The Closet Wolfgang Crying Box
1,144 wordsCreative Story: Kid In Closet Wolfgang knew about his fathers past. It wasnt talked about much, but when it was, Wolfgang's mouth would perspire saliva and he would swallow it with fear. His past scared him, scared him so much one time while listening a small puddle began to form around his left leg. His father had never hit him or anything. His friends, they all got the belt, slap across the butt. Wolfgang tried to explain to them the stories, but they all thought he had it easy. The stories co...
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Family Room Number Three
1,736 wordsParties and Cops, name a better combo? Running from the cops isnt a very healthy experience, but it is by far one of the more bizarre and exciting things Ive ever gone through. I cant say I wouldnt like to go through it again, but at the same time my Ego seems to suppress my Id on this one. I dont exactly know the single reason for my desire to repeat such a treacherous event, but my analytical mind definitely comes up with a few logical conclusions. I like treating this experience and the event...
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Young Males Young Woman
1,002 wordsToday Date Rape DATE RAPE Today s, sad growing trend in America is date rape. We hear about date rape on the news, in classrooms, and through school rumors almost daily. But the main question on everyone s mind is, who do we put the blame on, or who s fault was it in the first place? An author by the name of Camille Paglia believes that it is almost always the girl s fault for being raped, due to her own lack of basic street smarts. She states, Rape is an outrage that cannot be tolerated in civi...
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Prologue And Tale Tale Chaucer
1,776 wordsIn the The Pardoner s Prologue and Tale Chaucer s approach to evil and death are most apparent. Chaucer shows the Pardoner as being evil in all his actions. In the introduction of the book, Chaucer: The Pardoner s Prologue and Tale s valid information is given as to how Pardoners were seen in Chaucer s time. They were seen as quite evil. Pardoners plotted their evil deeds under the good name of the church. Chaucer leaves it to the Pardoner himself, to tell the reader exactly what a scoundrel he ...
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Dolphus Raymond Raymond Scout People
236 wordsFacade I know what you mean. These words from Dolphus Raymond not only gave Scout a surprise, but also started her first conversation with him. Through Mr. Raymond, Scout was able to see why people sometimes may act differently in front of some people than they may usually behave. Before the trial, Jem explains to Scout that ever since his fiancee committed suicide, Mr. Raymond had been drunk. However, when Scout actually meets Dolphus Raymond, she finds him to be quite sober. Scout asked why he...
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Father Death Live A Normal
773 wordsSome people only get to dream about what life might be like if they had accomplished their life goals. Some people dream about what it might not be like. Steven was one of these more fortunate people until Steven had to overcome more pain during his lifetime then some could imagine. He dreamed of becoming a wealthy, well known business man, with a loving family. He had no clue that it would be so hard to accomplish the few things that mattered the most to him, his dreams. Steven grew up in a fam...
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00 A Month People Understand
983 wordsThe Ignition Interlock for Drunk Drivers The ignition interlock is a high tech system that evaluates the persons BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) to see if the individual has been drinking. The device works like a normal Breathalyzer. The device is mounted on the dashboard and in order for the car to start the individual must blow into the machine. The machine then evaluates the persons BAC and if that person shows no sign of alcohol use the car will start. If the results come back saying he has cons...
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Color Of Fire Drunken Santa State
544 words(oil Drunken Santa Drunken Santa (oil painting by Jaisini) Drunken Santa is a work that creates a miracle of equilibrium. What seemed like a clash of an opposite spectrum's colors became the unlikely harmony in this painting. Jaisini's artistic vision here is formed from two components of physical and emotional states of being. Freezing and heating serve as a symbol to a human need for warming up from the chill of solitude by means known to people at all times. The artist pursues his art philoso...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est Anti War Poem
1,418 wordsDavid Ibbitson EN 102, section 45 Professor Piotrowicz April 12, 2000 Dulce et Decorum Est Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors? Dulce et Decorum Est? gives the reader the exact feeling the author wanted. The poem is an anti-war poem by Wilfred Owen and makes great use of these devices. This poem is very effective because of its excellent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owens use of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes his point, showing ...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est Anti War Poem
1,413 wordsThrough vivid imagery and compelling metaphors? Dulce et Decorum Est? gives the reader the exact feeling the author wanted. The poem is an anti-war poem by Wilfred Owen and makes great use of these devices. This poem is very effective because of its excellent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owens use of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes his point, showing that war is terrible and devastating. Furthermore, the utilization of extremely graphic ima...
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Jackson Island Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn
1,036 wordsThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain a young boy by the name of Huckleberry Finn learns what life is like growing up in Missouri. The story follows young Huckleberry as he floats down the Mississippi River on his raft. On his journey he is accompanied by his friend Jim, a runaway slave. Throughout this novel Huckleberry Finn is influenced by a number of people he meets along the way. Huckleberry Finn was brought up in an interesting ho...
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Edgar Allan Poe House Of Usher
1,663 wordsThroughout the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, it is common to see a trace of gothic themes in each of them. This common ground can attributed to the life Poe led growing up all the way to the later years of his forty year old life. In may cases in his life, Poe experienced grief and anguish in many instances, which gives insight as to why Poe chose to write about death and torture, things he felt he experienced in his dreary life. Poe wrote in many formats: short story (tale), poems, and also crit...
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