Beach Sand Water
607 wordsI'm walking along the beach. It is not just any beach, it is my beach. Of course not really but I call it my beach, because every time I am at this place there is nothing else but the beach and me. I'm walking in the sand, barefoot. The salty water is cool, but not cold. With each step I leave a footprint in the wet, grainy sand. But it doesn't last for a long time because the next wave overflows it soon, takes it away into the wide ocean. The wind is blowing my open hair into my face. The smell...
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Rock Star Hair Mute Button Light
743 wordsHis face was tranquil and still, the force of fortitude in the midst of the chaotic flickering of light that danced across his lips. Illuminated as violence played across the screen of the television, he lay at rest across the room: a distance not unconquerable in terms of metrics, but invincible in measures that mattered. His face fell dark as the parallel universe closed a dramatic sequence. The mundane impact of the Mute button only added to the gap bridged solely by the light, as the room wa...
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Face The 100 Deadly Shot Face The 100 Deadly Roof
579 wordsOh my God, anything but rain, I whispered into the night air that suddenly turned cold. Although I knew that my prayers wouldn't be heard I had to try, but the sound of thunder, that somehow resembled a laugh, turned my dim hope into pieces. I carefully looked around, looking for anything that could be used as a cover from rain but found nothing but a few old garbage bags right behind me still they were better than nothing. I decided not to leave my place, so I wound my leg around them and then ...
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Maggie Just Sat Understand She Said As Maggie Dee
650 wordsWhen I looked at her like that, something hit me in the top of my head and ran down to the solos of my feet. Just like when I'm in church and the spirit of God touches me and I get happy and shout. I did something I never had done before: hugged Maggie to me, then dragged her on into the room, snatched the quilts out of Miss Wangero's hands and dumped them into Maggie's lap. Maggie just sat there on my bed with her mouth open. "That one or two of the others, " I said to Dee. But she turned witho...
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Edgar Allen Poe Short Story Cask Of Amontillado
712 wordsHumans are very complicated. For many years, human beings have been trying to figure out how the body works physically and mentally. Researches led to many discoveries in the human physical body, but the human mind is still relatively mysterious. Whenever a person does not follow the society's guidelines, he or she, often enough, is considered mentally ill. In Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Cask of Amontillado, the highly descriptive image ries demonstrate how Montresor's preoccupation with p...
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Middle School First Day
1,037 wordsThe first thirteen years of my life werent very exciting. I played soccer, went to school, hung out with my friends, you know, the normal things a kid did. Then, my fourteenth year, I met the guy that threw me my first lifeline. His name was Gabriel Flores. He was the kind of guy everyone liked. He played all the sports including baseball, football, basketball, soccer and track, and played them well. The first day I saw him I knew there was something special about him I couldnt quite figure out....
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Turn Of The Screw Miss Jessel
1,389 wordsIn Henry James' novella The Turn of the Screw we are presented with an unreliable governess that tells a story about a haunted mansion. The novella is so ambiguous that at the end the question still remains: do the ghosts exist or is the governess going wildly insane? The film version, directed by Jack Clayton is much less ambiguous, but with evidence of both sides. The Innocents leans more toward the fact that the ghosts do exist and the children are possessed, although they might not realize i...
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Black Veil Secret Sin
1,349 words... added, except by a council of the churches, if, indeed, it might not require a general synod. But there was one person in the village un-appalled by the awe with which the black veil had impressed all beside herself. When the deputies returned without an explanation, or even venturing to demand one, she, with the calm energy of her character, determined to chase away the strange cloud that appeared to be settling round Mr. Hooper, every moment more darkly than before. As his plighted wife, i...
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Black Veil Good Father
1,328 words... had been with him behind the black veil. Its gloom, indeed, enabled him to sympathize with all dark affections. Dying sinners cried aloud for Mr. Hooper, and would not yield their breath till he appeared; though ever, as he stooped to whisper consolation, they shuddered at the veiled face so near their own. Such were the terrors of the black veil, even when Death had bared his visage! Strangers came long distances to attend service at his church, with the mere idle purpose of gazing at his f...
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Influential Person In My Life Person In My Life Rich
488 wordsRichard Steinmetz has been the most influential person in my life. He is not the type of person you base your entire life on, however, he is the type of person that you listen to and take his advice into account while making a decision. I met Rich when I was eight years old, I went to his house and asked him if he wanted to play a game of football with my friends and me. Since that day we have been inseparable. Rich is basically the reason that I will be able to succeed in obtaining my dream of ...
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Lyrical Analysis Of Good Charlotte Songs
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Worn Path Phoenix Jackson
870 wordsThe Phoenix is a legendary bird who is thought to be Gods servant. Ancient myths say that the Phoenix lives for 500 years and then burns itself to death, only to rise from its ashes as a young Phoenix and live for another 500 years. It is a symbol of immortality and spiritual rebirth. In Eudora Weltys A Worn Path, the main characters name is Phoenix Jackson. It is not a coincidence that Eudora Welty chooses Phoenix to be the protagonists name, for Phoenix Jackson portrays the legendary Phoenix i...
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Joy Luck Club Chinese Culture
1,224 wordsMany, if not all people, at one time or another in their lives resent their mothers. In this novel, The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan portrays four Chinese-American born daughters stories. Their trials and tribulations in dealing with their Chinese born mothers, culture and beliefs in 20 th century America are presented. Tan also portrays the flip side of how the mothers feel about their Americanized daughters. The Joy Luck Club has been on the New York Times best sellers list for nine months. The nove...
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Fearless Driver Main Campus Chris
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Medicine Microsurgery Sew Small
889 wordsA man came into the emergency ward at one o'clock. His thumb came in an hour later. The surgeon's job: get them back together. The successful re-attaching of fingers to hand requires long hours of painstaking work in microsurgery. In the operating room, the surgeon doesn't stand, but sits in a chair that supports her body. Her arm is cradled by a pillow. Scalpels are present as are other standard surgical tools, but the suture threads are almost invisible, the needle thinner than a human hair. A...
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Prince Is Having A Ball Young Daughter Cinderella
776 wordsAs children most of our life lessons were acquired through the simplicity of fair tales. Subliminal messages taught us to always believe in true love and that good wins out over evil. Young and nave, as children, all we desired was a good story and a nap, but the lessons we learned lasted a lifetime. Growing up my beloved fairy tale was Cinderella, not only does true love win but good wins over evil and eventually the world is set right. Once upon a time in a kingdom far away, lived a beautiful ...
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Edgar Allan Poe Dramatic Irony
630 wordsOne of the main themes of Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask Of Amontillado is revenge. In this summary theme I intend to demonstrate how dramatic irony is used all along the short story as a way of reminding us the true intentions of the character who vowed revenge. Firstly I will make a brief summary of the short story: the story is supposed to happen more than a hundred years ago (it was first published in 1846) during Italian Carnival festivities. The main character, a man called Montressor, feels t...
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Duke Of Ferrara Fra Pandolf
499 wordsA dramatic monologue is defined as a poem in which a single character is speaking to a person or persons- usually about an important topic. The purpose of most dramatic monologues is to provide the reader with an overall or intimate view of the character? s personality. A great poet can use punctuation and rhythm to make the poem appear as if it were an actual conversation. Robert Browning, known as the father of the dramatic monologue, does this in his poem, ? My Last Duchess. ? The Duke of Fer...
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Wuthering Heights Young Cathy
1,414 wordsHeathcliff's Obsession Throughout Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff's personality could be defined as dark, menacing, and brooding. He is a dangerous character, with rapidly changing moods, capable of deep-seeded hatred, and incapable, it seems, of any kind of forgiveness or compromise. In the first 33 chapters, the text clearly establishes Heathcliff as an untamed, volatile, wild man and establishes his great love of Catherine and her usage of him as the source of his ill humour and resentment towa...
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End Of Time Elizabeth
444 wordsRegina Morn English 1023 11. 13. 2000? How Do I love The Let Me Count The Ways? Do you believe in everlasting love? . Elizabeth Barrette Browning a great Victorian poet, kept her intense feelings a secret due to her overbearing father. She revealed her eternal love through poetry. ? How Do I Love The, Let Me Count The Ways? is a highly expressed love poem dedicated to the love of her life, Robert Browning who later became her husband. In the poem, Elizabeth Barrette Borrowing? s interpretation o...
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