Family Farm Taking Care
592 wordsIn the book Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton the main character, Ethan is overcome with responsibilities. Some of these responsibilities are implied but Ethan s life is still affected by them. These responsibilities, implied or expressed, lead Ethan's life down the path it took. Some of the responsibilities were as simple as taking care of the farm, others complex such as marrying Zeena, and taking care of her and not leaving her in her sickness. One of Ethan's implied responsibilities is the runnin...
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Star Crossed Lovers Juliet
1,377 wordsIt is known that in Shakespeare? s tragedies main characters die in the end, and in his comedies people marry. Since Romeo and Juliet are a tragedy, Romeo and Juliet are going to die in the end. Some events have to lead to their deaths, and someone makes these events happen. The person (s) who started it all and did something that led to all the other events that caused the death of " a pair of star-crossed lovers" . The Capulets and Montague's would be most responsible for the deaths ...
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Constitution Was Written Bill Of Rights
794 wordsThe Exploration Ratificating the constitution The US Constitution was written and ratified in 1787. It is over 200 years old. People think that this document has always been honored, but this is not true. There were many people who supported this Constitution who they were called the Federalists and people who opposed it who were called the Antifederalists. Ratification of this Constitution involved many arguments in which the Antifederalists feared an absolute power and a too powerful governmen...
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Escape His Fate Heroin Addiction
862 wordsFame and Misfortune Luck works in strange ways. In 1994 when sublime s first cd 40 oz to Freedom starting getting play on L. A. s KROQ, Bradley Nowell never knew just how much fame he would achieve. Bradley was your typical surf-rat from south Cali. He got his first guitar at 12. He grew up listening to punk bands like the Circle Jerks, the Ramones, and the Misfits. Sublime consisted of Bradley Nowell, Floyd Bud Gough, and Eric Wilson. They were big on the campus of CSULB (California State Unive...
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Cultural Revolution Couldn T
1,079 wordsFarewell My Concubine is a strikingly beautiful tale about love and betrayal, of not only individuals but also a country and its culture. The story spans fifty years, as Chinas turbulent history is the counterpart and contributing factor to the relationships between two young opera stars and a prostitute who changes her life and gets herself involved in a complicated triangle of love and betrayal. The times of the Cultural Revolution in China puts pressure on the opera stars and of course forces...
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Romeo And Juliet Fall In Love
714 wordsThe only theme that tragedy reveals is that the noble and good must suffer. There is no lesson we can draw from tragedy that will help us avoid the fate of the protagonist. It is known that in Shakespeare? s tragedies the main characters die in the end. Romeo and Juliet being a tragedy, sets up a situation where we know that Romeo and Juliet are going to die in the end. There are many events that lead to their deaths. The Capulets and Montague's share the responsibility for the deaths of Romeo a...
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Diagnosed With Diabetes Couldn T Doctor
393 wordsTaking on Responsibility When I was diagnosed with diabetes I had to take on some responsibilities. Lately I had been feeling sick, drinking a lot, and going to the bathroom a lot. So my mom took me to the doctor to see what was wrong. I don? t remember much of it because I was only three years old. The doctor took some blood and told us to sit in the waiting room. My parents were pretty scared and nervous. I was still crying from that needle they stuck in my arm. Finally the doctor came out wit...
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Diagnosed With Diabetes Couldn T Doctor
391 wordsTaking on Responsibility When I was diagnosed with diabetes I had to take on some responsibilities. Lately I had been feeling sick, drinking a lot, and going to the bathroom a lot. So my mom took me to the doctor to see what was wrong. I don? t remember much of it because I was only three years old. The doctor took some blood and told us to sit in the waiting room. My parents were pretty scared and nervous. I was still crying from that needle they stuck in my arm. Finally the doctor came out wit...
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Killed His Wife Fell In Love
2,117 wordsThe American Dream In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, many themes are enclosed; the most salient of these themes is related to the American Dream. The American Dream is based on the idea that any person, no matter what they are, can become successful in life by his or her hard work. The dream also embodies the idea of a self-sufficient person, an entrepreneur making it successful for him or herself. The Great Gatsby is about what happened to the American Dream during the 1920 s, an era...
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Prince Hamlet Kill Hamlet
661 wordsGertrude s Suicide? In the Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet, Prince Hamlet s mother Gertrude encounters many misfortunes, which she feels that she is to blame for. Gertrude was brought into the middle of everybody s dilemmas and thus felt responsible for the occurrences that happened to all of the significant characters throughout the play. She allows her emotions to build up in an unhealthy manner and this leads to her eventual death. The question that surrounds her death is whether she committed s...
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00 P M 00 A M
639 wordsI can still Graduation GRADUATION I can still remember it like yesterday. It was June 6, 1994, the day of my high school graduation. This day is the single most important day of my life. This day was so important to me because it was the first thing I had to work really hard on to accomplish. For the first time in my life I felt as if I really could succeed in something. It helped to change my life. It started out like just another day but things would quickly change. I woke up at 7: 00 a. m. , ...
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Grandmother Soft Spoken
1,443 wordsGrandma Grandmas Passing Grandma? s Passing Grandma was a frail older woman, in her early 70? s, and of small stature. Her skin was of a light brown complexion, wrinkled and ashy. When I sat on her knee, her brittle hands would always gently wrap around my waist. I would kiss her on her cheek, which was always cold for some reason. Grandma always wore dark blue dresses that came down to her ankles and an old pair of black dress shoes everywhere. You know, the ones with no heels that appear as if...
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1,028 wordsIn December of 1945, General George Patton died in a hospital bed in Germany. At his funeral, his longtime friend Dwight Eisenhower remarked that? He was the genuine article, a man who not only knew who he was, he loved who he was. He fought for what was right, and he fought hard. He was the classic soldier. ? Ike alluded to the classic soldier in his eulogy to illustrate an important point. He wanted everyone to know that Patton was the type of soldier who never faded away; he was that rare bre...
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Allowed To Play Sexual Harassment
1,287 wordsThe Gridiron is For Girls Too The roar of the crowd, the smell of the hotdogs in the air, and the loud crack of the helmets on the field, these are all things that football is made of. Now, do you find it unfair that women can not experience the excitement of creating this atmosphere like men do? Not often to we hear a woman s name being announced over the loud speaker for making a touchdown. In some cases girls are allowed to play football through high school. If they can play up through high s...
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Lot Of People Second Amendment
439 wordsThe Right to Bear Arms. Have you heard this before? This is the second amendment out of the constitution. It states that we the people of The United States of America have the right to own a firearm. Recently, our government has been taking the necessary steps to abolish this amendment. Owning a gun is a right, not a privilege. We as citizens have to protect the second amendment so we can protect ourselves if necessary. You can t take away all the guns. Every gun in the country can not be tracke...
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Hemingway Short Didn T
1,295 wordsHe was only nineteen but the war had matured him beyond his years. He was now living with his parents who didn t really appreciate what he had been through. His parents where concerned about his future and wanted him to get a job, and further his education. Hemingway could not find anything he would be interested in. Hemingway often exaggerated his war stories to satisfy his audience. This frustrating period of his life was used to create the short story called, Soldier s Home (Meyer 115). Hemin...
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Notre Dame Didn T
1,936 wordsIt has become evident to me in the past few years that men, women and children alike are constantly on this quest for identity, always striving to become their own person unshackled by the bonds of society. We come in to the world, untouched and uninfluenced more or less like a clean slate. From the time we are born, everything said, done or experienced either by us or one another directly or indirectly effects the way we think, what we know and the way we act. These outside influences on our li...
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Jim Crow Black Person
1,002 wordsImagine being separated from all society because of the color of your skin. Would you think that this separation is fair? Definitely not. Down south in the old days, blacks were segregated this way. They were segregated in many ways. We could categorize those ways into four main categories, socially, economically, politically and religiously. If you need proof, continue reading my paper on Black segregation. Blacks were segregated socially in many places. The most important place, in my opinion,...
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Proportional Representation Weimar Republic
648 wordsThere Nazi S Nazi s There were many circumstances in Germany that led to the one party state. In 1918 military positions collapsed and the abdication of the Tsar was a reality. Who became the nest prime minister? Shortly after the abdication, a new government known as the Weimar Republic went into power by gaining a majority. The SPD was led by Ebert and he began to draft the parties new constitution. The policies of the constitution enabled Hitler and his party to enter Parliament by proportion...
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Boy Couldn T
738 wordsThe Witness The dark sedan pulled quietly up outside a comfortable family home in Quarter Close. The brick residence stood silent and dark in the early hours of the morning, looking much like the rest of the houses in the Grove. However, inside this house lay the prosecution? s sole witness in the most important case in the history of the state. Without him, the trial could not go to court. His life was in danger. Joel Granger stepped from of the car with two colleagues and the three men made th...
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