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Alice In Wonderland Nonsense
1,717 wordster>I wrote this paper in High school. Maybe someday I'll improve it, but it served its purpose. It got an A.
Lewis Carroll's works Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There are by many people considered nonsense books for children. Of course, they are, but they are also much more. Lewis Carroll had a great talent of intertwining nonsense and logic, and therefore creating sense within nonsense. If you look past the nonsense you can find a ne...
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Discussing Waterlily Marriage And Dakota Life
600 wordsIn modern Euro-American culture, if a man were to simply mention the idea of buying a wife he would face certain ridicule and would be considered sexist. Wife buying is not a pc option in todays society as it stands in direct opposition to the mainstream idea of womens liberation and independence. That is not to say that it doesnt happen (remember the show Who wants marry a Millionaire? ) it is just to say that it is not overtly accepted. Waterlily, by Ella Cara Deloria, details the religious an...
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Lowered Parking Lights Difficulty Of Finding Poem
808 wordsIn William Stafford's poem Traveling through the Dark, the theme of confrontation between wilderness and technology exists. This poem also deals with the difficulty of finding the right path, choosing to do the morally right thing. The speaker is a man traveling at night who finds a dead doe on the edge of the road. The doe was killed in an earlier collision with another vehicle: a recent killing; she had stiffened already, almost cold. The speaker faces a moral dilemma early in the poem: It is ...
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Rose For Emily Emily
1,454 wordsWilliam Faulkner was a writer in the early to mid 1900? s. Faulkner was born into a life of a well-known family and a somewhat rich family. Faulkner also has a very unique style and this paper will show his unique style in the story? A Rose for Emily. ? William Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. Faulkner was born into a pretty famous household. His great-grandfather, Senior John Sectors was part of Mississippi? s history. His great-granddaddy was an author of sev...
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Mountain Road Car Killed Deer
355 wordsWilliam Stafford In this eloquent poem, Stafford tells the story of a driver and decision. The driver, who is the speaker in the story, is driving a mountain road at night. He comes upon a dead deer. He stops and gets out of the car, confident that he should roll the animal over the edge of the cliff into the canyon in order to clear the road for other drivers; It is usually best to roll them into the canyon: that road is narrow; to swerve might make more dead. However, when he gets to the deer ...
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Leaned Over My Branch Son Of A Bitch Bambi
1,293 wordsBambi's Lousy Childhood One lousy morning, the sound of voices were so damn loud, that it woke me up. I leaned over my branch, and saw a scrawny and foggy, newborn fawn cuddling with his mother, surrounded by a goddamn crowd of animals. From that moment I realized that the forest prostitute has struck again. I dont know why the hotshot King of the forest doesnt mind his wife being a prostitute, I mean he probably doesnt even know its his son. Anyway, thats another story. Since dawn, Thumper the ...
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Great Spirit Didn T
792 wordsOn Origin Myth Origin Myth On the first day humans walked around aimlessly without a purpose, concealed in their own personal darkness. Endless days ran into endless nights with no direction for man or woman. After many days and nights of wandering it happened that they came across a strange creature that slithered quickly and smoothly around their feet. They had seen this serpent before, but never before had they been approached so closely by this long, earth-bound creature. This living thing i...
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