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Began To Change Couldnt Move
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Lot Of Really Expensive Pipe Wrench Louie
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1,100 wordsIn Ernest Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants the girl (Jig) and the American man are discussing the possibility of Jig, getting an abortion. Hemingway uses "Hills" as a pregnant woman's stomach and the "White Elephants" as unwanted gifts. The girl decides not to go through with the abortion in this story. This is shown through the choices they have to choose from, their feelings about the abortion, and the reactions of the American man in the end. Jig and the American are at a train station ...
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Martin Luther King Jr President John F Kennedy
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Catcher In The Rye Tabula Rasa
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Back To The Hotel Small Boat
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841 wordsFROM HOTEL TO HOSPITAL Hospitality, shelter, foreigners, strangers; all these words bring the meaning hotel to mind. At first, that is exactly what a hospital was. The word hospital derives from the Latin word hope meaning guest. Gradually these places catered to the aged and sick, and a variety of institutions came into being. During the Medieval period people started to realize the need for social assistance for sickness or other mishaps. From the Muslim East, to the Christian West, hospitals ...
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