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Twentieth Century Science Fiction
440 wordsKindred was the very first book by Octavia Butler that I read. Unlike many science-fiction writers, she spends no time discussing the dynamics of time travel, which for a tale of this emotional magnitude, is a good thing. Kindred is hard book to read and it leaves you with so many questions; I have never looked at history in quite the same way. That is the hallmark of good writing, when it leaves you with much to think about. Also, Octavia Butler was the only black woman writing science fiction ...
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Orange Juice Dead Body
1,180 wordsFinding a dead body on the edge of the lake first thing in the morning wasn't my Actually, it wasn't how I started my day. First, I had rolled out of bed, then I had a glass of orange juice, and followed that with donning my jogging suit, the thickest pair of socks I owned, my beat-up old tennis and my girl hat as my ex-boyfriend liked to call my knit cap decorated with tassels and cute little flowers. I had opened the door of my cottage prepared to brace myself against one of the coldest winter...
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Good Deeds Main Character
1,115 wordsThe plays Beowulf and Everyman are two plays that were written to tell great stories and dictate morality to the readers. Each of the two poems tells a story with many examples of religion very evident in them. Stories from early times like these tell historians about the history of the people of the storys original land. In these cases historians are able to tell the approximate dates of the literature by references made by the author and the style of writing. For example, in Beowulf there are ...
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Written Word Main Idea
1,383 wordsThe Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Comparison of the Novel and the Movie. The Novel and the movie differ in how they emphasize events that occur. Things that hold great value in the novel dont have much importance in the movie and vice versa. Milan Kundrea wrote the novel, which was first published in 1984. The movie was the work of Philip Kaufman, the director, and Saul Zaentz, the producer. Together they did a very respectable job in representing the novel. The novel focused on three relatio...
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Hath Wronged Whom Conscience Bids Defend Tother York
1,024 wordsRegal complacency must yield to political expediency and the deposition of the king will reverberate though the ages. Susan L. Powell The parallel and inextricable link between the fall of King Richard to the rise of the new and innovative King Henry, present a significant investigation of power and betrayal of those who wield it and those who desire it. (Queensland Theatre Company) Written in the late 15 th century, William Shakespeare provides a detailed study of kingship and supremacy, which ...
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Sire Sven Troile Latched Onto Sven Magnetic James
1,948 wordsWorld War I left many families dead, creating large numbers of orphans. Jamaie (later to become James) Decartes was one of those orphans. His father died in the trenches in France, and his mother was stolen away, never to be seen again. James was 14 when this happened, he hid under floor boards when his mother was taken away. His humble french hometown village, was over run with german foot traffic, traveling to and from the front line. James? decided this was no life for him, so he ran south, t...
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Didn T T Matter
488 wordsIn the Life of a Shoe By Lance Squeak, squeak, and squeak. That s all I ever hear on a floor walked on for centuries. Hi, my name is Lenny the left shoe. I come from a little shoe factory north of Korea called Gurushi shoe factory, it s a little place, no one even knows it exists. I started off in a town called Sicily, a domain of Italy if you didn t know. I was held in a little store called Francis s Shoes. He was a nice man, small, alone, and gentle. One afternoon a man by the name of Kindred ...
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Orange Juice Dead Body
2,381 wordsIt? s All in the Blood Finding a dead body on the edge of the lake first thing in the morning wasnt my idea of how to start a day. Actually, it wasnt how I started my day. First, I had rolled out of bed, then I had a glass of orange juice, and followed that with donning my jogging suit, the thickest pair of socks I owned, my beat-up old tennis and my girl hat? as my ex-boyfriend liked to call my knit cap decorated with tassels and cute little flowers. I had opened the door of my cottage prepared...
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Dark Ages Five Points
1,899 wordsOnline Roleplaying Rules Ver 2. 1 (character Creation) Online Roleplaying Rules Ver 2. 1 (character Creation) Welcome Welcome to the Theatre de More and our game of Vampire: The Past Returned in VP. Within this text you will find the ways to create a character for the game and how to submit yourself to engage in the game. If you seek more information on the Kindred a link named Vampire Homepage in the Theatre will take you to a very informative site A little background on the game. We are curren...
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20 Th Century 19 Th Century
1,419 wordsButlers novel Kindred Kindred Octavia Butlers novel Kindred is categorized as science fiction because of the existence of time travel. However, the novel does not center on the schematics of this type of journey. Instead, the novel deals with the relationships forged between a Los Angeles woman from the 20 th century, and slaves from the 19 th century. Therefore, the mechanism of time travel allows the author a sort of freedom when writing this " slavery narrative" apart from her count...
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Margery Kempe Worthy Kindred Bible
370 wordsMargery Kempe: Holy roller or Evil doer Upon reading, and re-reading, Margery Kempe, I realized just how much this text refers to the Bible. The first thing that I noticed was on pg. 299, she was laboured with great accesses, till the child was born. I think that it is safe to say that this passage was written with the Bible in mind. Specifically Genesis 3: 16 and To the woman he said: I shall give you great labour in child bearing. Given this image from the Bible so early in the text, I was not...
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Force Of Nature Puritan Society
997 wordsPearl is one of the most interesting and mysterious characters of the novel The Scarlet Letter. One tends to wonder why Pearl is the way she is. Why does she act so strangely and so differently than all the other characters? She acts this way because of a relationship she has with the force of Nature, which Hawthorne personifies as sympathetic towards sins against the puritan way of life. Because of this trait Hester's sin causes Nature to accept Pearl. Finally, Pearls acceptance of Nature is wh...
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Eric Clapton Rolling Stone
1,150 wordsThe Life Of Stevie Ray Vaughan By Secret Tweaker Pad Stevie Ray Vaughan a legend, a master of his art, but most of all salutary to the blues revival in his day in age. At a time where blues was fading out, in the late eighties, like a candle dying out he was the one match that kept it lit, and almost brought blues to salvation. Great blues riffs and sick licks going strong, and he would keep them going all night long. Mostly self taught he was a true musician whose time ran short. Stevie Ray Vau...
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