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Meriwether Lewis

- “Born on August 18, 1774, close to Ivy, Virginia, Meriwether Lewis was considered the greatest pathfinder the country has ever had. Coming from his family estate in Locust Hill, he came from a decorated family. His father Williams Lewis, his mother Lucy Meriwether, and his father’s cousin. His mother was a skilled cook and herbalist; her generous and charismatic nature was known throughout the region. His family was one of the first to settle in the region and had a long standing connection and friendship with the Jefferson family....   [tags: Biography]

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Fairy Tales and Defying Logic in Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland"

- What characterizes a children's story as a fairytale. Is it the knights in shining armor, the happy ending, or the assumed innocence of the characters and the audience. Authors have long used these factors to reach acclaimed notoriety in the children’s writing world. But when it comes to Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, these characteristics are non-existent. He reveals to us that a fairy tales can defy logic and expectations. The complexity of Carroll’s ingenuity writing Alice in Wonderland has been dubbed an aspect of literary disobedience....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]

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Clive Staples Lewis

- As a transformed Christian, soldier, author, or speaker, C.S. Lewis inspired many in his lifetime. The trials he encountered in his life made him a more inspiring and respectable author and person. Narnia, one of his most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley 2)....   [tags: Biograhpy - Authors]

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Harry Lewis Sinclair

- Biography Harry Lewis Sinclair was born in Sauk, Centre Minnesota on February 7, 1885. Growing up he had two brothers and a father who worked as a physician. His mother died when he was six years old and his father would soon remarry. Feeling unaccomplished with himself, Lewis tried to run away and join the Spanish-American war in 1898, but he was unsuccessful (Borgoin). In 1903 Lewis enrolled at Yale University, where he wrote many pieces of literature. Over the summer he traveled to England, little did he know it would be the start of many other travels around the world....   [tags: Biography, American Novelist, Playwright, Writer]

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Theology of C.S. Lewis

- What child could know while watching The Chronicles of Narnia in theaters they were also getting a bible lesson. These tales unearth the theology of writer C.S. Lewis through the heart-felt emotions of joy and sorrow, terror and triumph in this fantasy world better known as Narnia. This is the work of renowned writer C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis is remembered and recognized by more people as a Christian apologist of the early and middle 20th-century because of the way his writing thrives with biblical images which present Christian theological ideas in a friendlier way for younger audiences....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

- In C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis emphasizes the three points of philosophy, themes, and symbolism throughout his writing. Lewis was a strong Christian man, and wanted to make children see and understand all the stories of the Bible. Therefore, he put Christian elements through his books, but with fantasy characters as well. Especially in this story, Lewis conveys the differences between good and evil. Aslan is represented as Christ just as the White Witch represents the sense of evil....   [tags: Literature]

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The Life and Literary Accomplishments of C.S. Lewis

- C.S. Lewis is perhaps the best known Christian writer of the twentieth century. His fiction for children and adults and his writings as an apologist for Christianity are still widely read, enjoyed and discussed. A scholar of English literature, particularly Medieval and Renaissance, he was an Oxford don and Cambridge professor and also a writer of poetry. Lewis said of his reason for writing, “I wrote the books I should have liked to read, if only I could have got them” (Faces, vii). The editors of Time, in their preface to Till We Have Faces, wrote, “Fortunately for Western literature, C.S....   [tags: biography, writers]

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John Lewis’ Christmas Campaign in 2013

- John Lewis’ Christmas Campaign in 2013 John Lewis was established in 1864 and the first shop was located in London's Oxford Street business (John Lewis Partnership, 2014). Their policy, 'Never Knowingly Undersold', has been the slogan for more than 25 years (Brignall, 2011). They operate department store retailers in the UK, including 40 John Lewis shops and a growing online business (John Lewis Partnership, 2014). 1. Introduction In recent years, many global brands have been paying more attention to their marketing communication in Christmas campaigns (“'Tis the season …, 2013)....   [tags: promotional, market, media]

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C.S. Lewis and His Theology on Jesus

- C.S. Lewis and his Theology on Jesus ‘What are we to make of Christ?’ There is no question of what we can make of Him, it is entirely a question of what He intends to make of us. You must accept or reject the story,” (Lewis, 8). C.S. Lewis was a man who believed in Jesus, the Trinity, and making it known through his actions and his words that changed Christianity and its theology as a whole. In the beginning of his journey, C.S. Lewis believed that God was one big mystery. Jesus was not in the picture, and God was just some foreign name....   [tags: believe, church, christianity]

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Lewis Carroll's Bibliography

- Lewis Carroll was a kindhearted yet, mystical man that became well known for his novels, essays, political pamphlets, and poetry. So what separates him from other popular writers and artists. The answer simply lies within his ingenious work. Carroll pushed boundaries to new limits, invented fresh literary techniques, and used his enigmatic thoughts to his advantage in many of his works. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born in England in the early 1800‘s. Dodgson, best remembered by his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll, showed signs of extraordinary talent at a young age....   [tags: abuse, writer, pseudonym, political science]

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Key Elements in Sinclair Lewis', Babbitt

- Sinclair Lewis, the author of Babbitt, devised several key literary elements to explain his full effect and purpose for writing his novel. Babbitt is a satirist look, at not only one man, but an entire society as well. He exposes the hypocrisy and mechanization of American society in the 1920’s. In the story Lewis focuses on his main character George Babbitt, the protagonist throughout much of the book, who is a business with lofty aims and a desire to climb the ladder of the social class. To fully achieve his opinions and beliefs, Lewis used literary effects of irony and theme....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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C. S. Lewis: Narnia and Christianity

- Have you ever wanted to free yourself from the terrors and troublesome times of modern society and escape to a magical place. Clive Staples Lewis, or C.S. Lewis as he is better known, created such a place, in his extremely popular children’s series The Chronicles of Narnia. In these books, Lewis has an underlying message about Christianity. He represents four key aspects of Christianity in this series: Christ and God, evil in the world, and faith. In The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis introduces us to a great and powerful lion named Aslan....   [tags: The Chronicles of Narnia, literary analysis]

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Lewis Carroll Biography

- Lewis Carroll lived a disciplined and diligent life and accomplished many accolades in numerous fields of academics. His ability to do this was through the means of his family’s support and the era of which he lived in. These factors composed his disposition, which resonated throughout his literary works. On January 27, 1832 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born in Daresbury, Cheshire Country, England. In 1943 his family moved to the croft Rectory in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, while he was enrolled at the Richmond public school....   [tags: Themes and Symbols, Opium]

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Photography: Lewis Hine

- ... “The camera was a modified box type with no swingback and when one wanted to make a vertical composition after doing a horizontal, he had to unscrew the box and turn it down onto its side.” Even though it was a struggle Lewis Hine’s photographs of Ellis Island capture a tender moment that most photographers could not capture. I find it amazing that Hine was able to talk people into stopping and allowing him to take their photo. With the people he stopped he was very good at capturing the drama of the scene....   [tags: immigrants, social reform]

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C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe"

- C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, which is now Northern Ireland, on November 29, 1892. In 1916 he was accepted to University College, which is the oldest college at Oxford University. After enrolling he volunteered for active duty in World War I. Following the end of the war he returned to Oxford and graduated with first-class honors in Greek and Latin literature, Philosopy, Ancient History, and English Literature. After graduation, he taught at Oxford for 29 years before he became a professor of Mideval and Rennaissance literature in 1955....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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Lewis Carroll Biography

- Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was heavily influenced by his father in a life of both curiosity and logic. Having literary works in both the mathematical or logical spectrum, as well as astonishingly creative pieces of literature, the Victorian writer decided to put the pseudonym "Lewis Carroll" as the author of his more outrageous works (Hudson 262). According to Hudson, "Gradually he began to give literary shape (though not always in writing) to some of those whimsical intimation and impressions that had haunted him since childhood, fantasies that belonged (as we now know) to the Wonderland country and to the other side of the Looking Glass....   [tags: Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking- Glass]

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis

- There was a light ahead of her not a few inches away where the back of the wardrobe ought to have been, but a long way away. Something cold and soft was falling on her. A moment later she found that she was standing in the middle of a wood at night time with snow under her feet and snowflakes falling through the air.” So begins an adventure that throws four children into a magical country unlike any our world has ever seen. It is an adventure that will fling them into the very palm of evil itself and ultimately deliver them into the heart of good....   [tags: Symbolism, Bible Comparison]

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The Wife of Martin Guerre, by Janet Lewis

- In Janet Lewis’s “The Wife of Martin Guerre”, Bertrande, the protagonist, is a sixteenth century woman who is thrown into a loveless marriage at the age of eleven, at the age of fourteen her mother dies, and once she has finally started developing feelings for this man whom she has been forced to marry, he leaves her in order to save himself from his angry father who he stole seed from. Several years after Martin leaves, Bertrande is introduced to a man who claims to be Martin Guerre, who is really an imposter....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Betrayal, Victimhood]

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Analysis Of Jan Lewis And Julian Bond

- ... I had no idea that he would have any dislike to politics since he was one of our presidents. I couldn’t imagine doing something I disliked and then be famous for it in a sense. Although he did desire some kind of fame, it turns out that the kind of fame he had received isn’t the one he wanted but he knew the type of recognition he wanted he would not have attained. However one thing I was extremely disappointed about was that Jefferson owned slaves. I don’t understand how he could write that “all men are created equal” but still owe slaves....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll

- “’But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'” quoted by a very creative and imaginative author, Lewis Carroll, author of the hit Alice novels. This short novel was written by an extremely upright, ultra conservative man in which his unique character and many experiences had a great influence in the creation of Through the Looking Glass. Of all of Carroll’s works, Alice’s Through the Looking Glass, has a unique way of expressing adventures and stating the events in which occur throughout the whole novel making the novel standout in the category of whimsical, nonsense literature....   [tags: story analysis]

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Same Love By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

- ... He felt personally attacked by these assumptions as a young child and speaks about it in his song: “When I was in the third grade I thought that I was gay/‘cause I could draw, my uncle was, and I kept my room straight” (Macklemore Ln 1-2). There are a couple of prejudices in these lyrics. He is giving you the idea that men who like art are thought of as gay and that men who do things that are associated with women tendencies, such as keeping their room straight, are also gay. These are a few examples of how people typically try to identify a gay man....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Sexual orientation, Gay]

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Galumphing Back: Lewis Caroll's The Jabberwocky

- “The Jabberwocky” is nonsense. Then again, so are Shakespeare’s works. Both contain words and phrases created by the authors who wrote them. Origin wise, “scuffled”, first heard in Antony and Cleopatra, is not unlike “slithy” or “gyre”. Emily Dickenson’s “I Could Not Stop for Death” is just as illogical as Carroll’s work. Both Dickenson and Carroll’s poems contain characters, which, in literal form, are non-existent in reality. One poem is just as hard to understand as another is. The difference between the three above poems, though, is that two live in the world of logical, adult understanding....   [tags: nonsense poems, poetry analysis]

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Analysis Of Oscar Lewis As The Culture Of Poverty

- ... Myth 2: Most poor people are minorities. Despite the routine portrayal of poor people as African American or Latino, most of the poor in the U.S. are white. According to the census numbers of 2013, 18.9 million whites are counted among the poor. Collectively, that is 8 million more than African American and just above 5 million more than those considered Latino. What we deal with on a daily basis is the one sided coverage of poverty by a one sided media regime. This biased reporting has inadvertently contributed to the misconception that most poor people are African Americans and that most African Americans are poor....   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States, Wealth]

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Lewis and Clark

- “My response; they do matter!” Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the risk of life, limb, and liberty to bring back the precious and valuable information of the Pacific Northwest of the United States territory. Their accomplishments of surviving the trek and delivering the data to the U.S. government, have altered the course of history, but have some Historian’s and author’s stating, “It produced nothing useful.”, and having “added little to the stock of science and wealth. Lewis and Clark’s expedition is one of the most famous and most unknown adventures of America’s frontier....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lt Gen Lewis B. Puller

- The history of Lieutenant General Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller is not well known outside of the U.S. Marine Corps, but as the most decorated marine in history his legend will live on and continue to inspire the marines of tomorrow. The enlisted corps has idolized him, frequently encouraging one another to do that last push up when motivated by fellow marines saying “Do one for Chesty!” The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate that Chesty, using current day leadership theories, was a visionary and ethical leader who exemplified the characteristics that our nation’s military needed during World War II and still needs today....   [tags: Historical Leader Synthesis Essay]

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Lewis And Clark

- The Lewis and Clark expedition across the present day United States began May 14, 1804. With the approval of President Jefferson and the U.S. Congress, Lewis and Clark gathered an exploration party of about four dozen men. These men headed off to discover Western America. On September 1, 1805, they arrived at the Bitterroot Mountains, near present day Idaho. This began a nightmare that would not end until they reached modern-day Weippe. September 1, 1805, the explorers set out traveling west, heading into rough, seldom traveled, mountainous country....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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In The Footsteps Of Lewis And Clark

- In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark The book I have just read, "In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark", is mainly about a man named Richard, his wife Arlette, and his two children Michele, 6, and Daniel, 4, who follow in almost the exact footsteps of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. While the book talks about the family’s expedition it also, mainly, tells about the Lewis and Clark expedition and the history of it. Meriwether Lewis was born August 18th, 1774 near Charlottesville, Virginia. William Clark was born August 1st, 1770 in Virginia as well....   [tags: Gerald Snyder]

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The Abolition of Man: C.S. Lewis’ Response to Postmodernism

- “There is a difference between a real moral advance and a mere innovation”, remarks C.S. Lewis in his collection of essays called The Abolition of Man (Lewis 46). As an atheist academic turned Christian apologist, Lewis weaves a passionate refutation of society’s purported improvements into every aspect of his writing, even his children’s novels. During the time when Lewis was busy transferring his theological thoughts and vivid imagination onto paper, the world was reeling from the dire devastation caused by the Second World War....   [tags: The Abolition of Man Essays]

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Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

- C.S Lewis was like a rebellious teenager of the modern time period. He lived only during the modern era and very beginning of the postmodern era, but in his later years Lewis liked to describe himself as "old-fashioned", writing using ideas contrary to the time periods in which he lived. The modern and postmodern time periods began to view religion as a myth, and used reason to perceive the world instead. During his younger years Lewis embraced the ideas of the modern era, but his world-view changed upon his conversion to Christianity....   [tags: christianity, modernism, symbolism]

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How Lewis and Clark Successfully Helped Native Americans

- Lewis and Clark were very successful people however their greatest success was only achievable with the help of Native Americans. April 1803 President Thomas Jefferson purchased uncharted territory from france. Jefferson always had liked the idea of western expansion so when he got the chance he took it. Jefferson pushed for approval to head an exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, and in 1803 it was approved. Jefferson had named Meriwether Lewis the leader and William Clark as his associate it wouldn't be until their first winter during the exploration that sacajawea would come into the picture ....   [tags: expedition, exploration, discoveries]

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John Lewis: An American Civil Rights Activist

- In the mid 1900's, America was finally now an independent country, but had many flaws within their undeveloped system. Racism and segregation towards African Americans was at an all time high in the Southern states. With the Jim Crow laws in place, the privileges that white Americans had were overwhelmingly more than African Americans had ("Civil Rights Movement," para. 1). During this period of injustice in our country's history, there were many activists of equal rights, both black and white. While there were many people who helped the cause, one of the most influential civil rights activists was John Lewis....   [tags: one of the 'Big Six' leaders]

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

- The Lewis and Clark Expedition Missing Works Cited Exploration has always been a central theme in the development of the United States. The Louisiana Purchase, in 1803, made the government more eager to expand west. The newly acquired lands were in need of exploration. A team needed to be established to survey and document the new territory. The Lewis and Clark expedition would answer the unknown questions of the west. The expedition would not have been successful without the leadership, determination, discipline of the Corps of Discovery, and the cooperation of the Native Americans....   [tags: History Native Americans Essays]

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CS Lewis's Moral Argument and the Existence of a God

- ... Objective moralities are those which disagree with universally accepted human preferences. If a person agrees with both of the premises, then they reach the given conclusion. But, for a person who is not a theist, they can maintain their nonbelief through disagreement with one or both of the premises in Lewis’s syllogism. So, in conclusion, Lewis argues that a moral law exists, and God is the creator of that law and without this law, people would have no moral standard. Since CS Lewis’s first claim suggests that there must be a God in order for moral value to exist, the implication is also made that those who do not believe in God do not have moral value....   [tags: notorious English writers]

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The Works of Lewis Carroll

- The Works of Lewis Carroll The works of Lewis Carroll are well known. Two of his most famous works are Through the Looking Glass and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is often heard called the "Crack Book." The use of opium, fascination of odd-reversals, lack of self-confidence, and inventions are tied to Lewis Carroll's life and works directly. His life and the Victorian Era were a direct influence on these two literature works of his. Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832 at Danesbury, Cheshire....   [tags: Papers]

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Freud and C.S Lewis: Opposite Points of View on Religion

- Two great men, two exact opposite points of view, when it comes to the question of a master creator. These two men would have a profound effect on the life that we live today. Freud who was born to an orthodox Jewish family in the mid 1800’s was born into a lower class family his father was in the wool trade. The collapse of the family business moved him and his family to a Vienna, Ghetto. Freud would later become the voice of science in a logical and philosophical battle. The latter would be author, C.S Lewis; Lewis grew up in a religious home as well, being born 42 years after the birth of Freud....   [tags: atheism, theism, orthodox, God]

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Hidden Meaning in Sinclair Lewis' Novel, Arrowsmith

- Sinclair Lewis's 1925 novel Arrowsmith follows a pair of bacteriologists, Martin Arrowsmith and his mentor Max Gottlieb, as they travel through various professions in science and medicine in the early decades of the twentieth century. Gottlieb and his protégé, Martin, explore the status and roles of scientific work at universities, in industry, and at a private research foundation, as well as in various medical positions. Lewis presents a picture of tension and conflict between the goals and ideals of pure science and the environments in which his protagonists have to operate....   [tags: literary analysis]

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C.S. Lewis on Misunderstanding Fantasy

- C.S. Lewis on Misunderstanding Fantasy “Good stories often introduce the marvelous or supernatural and nothing about Story has been so often misunderstood as this.” On Stories—C.S. Lewis The early decades of the last century saw the loss of credibility of fantasy literature among the academic elite who ruled it a popular genre with little to no scholarly merit. Little that had had the misfortune of being dubbed fantasy had escaped the blacklist cast upon the field. Many critics had also labeled the fantasy genre as largely cliché, full of shallow characters, and as having no value beyond being purely escapist entertainment....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

- In 1800 Thomas Jefferson was elected president. With the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, Jefferson had the vision of the United States growing from sea to sea. However, it was unknown what was out there. Jefferson planned an exploratory expedition and called upon Meriwether Lewis to lead it. Jefferson was very interested in what was in the west lands. Much was involved in the carrying out of this expedition; the preparations for this trip, what happened during their long journey west, and the return home....   [tags: American History]

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The Lewis and Clark Exploration

- The Lewis and Clark Exploration Lewis and Clark are two names forever linked. These two names, the last names of Meriwether and William respectively, are that of two of the greatest explorers in the history of the United States. With the help of Indians and a group of brave men, the vast area west of the Mississippi River was the object of their exploration. Lewis was born to a Virginia planter family in 1774. His father, who had been an officer in the American Revolution, died when Lewis was five years old, and for a brief time he lived in Georgia when his mother moved there with her second husband....   [tags: Papers]

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Lewis Hine: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

- Lewis Hine - A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Lewis Hine was a photographer in the early 1900's. He photographed children, women, and men. Lewis Hine did not just photograph all the good things, he also took pictures of the hard things too, like the boys working in the mines, to the girls working in the sweatshops. In 1911, Lewis Hine took a job with the National Child Labor Committee. He then used his photography to show the world what it is really like to live in America during the Depression....   [tags: photography, children, poverty]

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Impact of the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

- The year of 1803 significantly changed our nation eternally. It stunned many people. In no way, shape or form, did we ever believe that our nation would expand so rapidly. What started with the small purchase of New Orleans led into the substantial purchase of the Louisiana Territory. This was a purchase that will make Thomas Jefferson a man to be remembered. Although, he wasn’t the only man who impacted the United States during this time period. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are the two men that are greatly known for their expedition across the Louisiana Territory....   [tags: American History]

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Lewis Thomas' The Lives of a Cell

- Lewis Thomas' The Lives of a Cell The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher by Lewis Thomas consists of short, insightful essays that offer the reader a different perspective on the world and on ourselves. The book draws its name from the first essay, "The Lives of a Cell," in which Thomas offers his observations on ecology and the role of cellular activity. He writes that the "uniformity of the earth's life, more astonishing then its diversity, is accountable by the high probability that we derived, originally, from some single cell, fertilized in a bolt of lightning as the earth cooled" (3)....   [tags: Thomas Lives Cell Book Review]

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Lewis Carroll: "We're All Mad Here"

- “Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic” ( From his world renowned novel Alice in Wonderland and poems, to his creative work in mathematics, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson - known very well by his pen name Lewis Carroll – has become notorious in the world of literature due to his playful situations and nonsensical rhyme. Carroll’s career became so successful to the point where he is the second most referenced author, next to Shakespeare....   [tags: Authors]

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C.s. Lewis: The Abolition Of M

- C.S. The Abolition of Man While reading The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis, I encountered a few questions concerning his view on Ethical Innovation and the dilemma conditioners face. It was a difficult book with many ideas that didn&#8217;t come completely clear to me at times. I agree with Lewis theory that ethical innovation is impossible. Everything we base ourselves on according to rational thought, morals, ethics, what is right and wrong, has been passed down to us in every kind of information from oratory to internet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Christian Truths in the Screwtape Lettters by C.S. Lewis

- The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a book of thirty –one letters in which a retired, senior demon named Screwtape coaches his newly educated nephew, Wormwood. Wormwood is quite troubled when it comes to tempting his “patient.” Nevertheless, he need not fear because faithful uncle Screwtape has offered his services. A unique character featured in the letters is, “The Enemy.” This character refers to God, the natural enemy of Satan. Of course Satan is referred to as “Our Lord.” In the letters, and Wormwood and Screwtape try their very best to please Satan and bring him glory....   [tags: demonds, christian faith, wormwood]

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll

- Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll Based on the novel Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll, Alice, the heroine of the story is a curious, imaginative, strong- willed, and honest young English girl. Her adventures begin when she falls asleep by the side of a stream in a meadow and dreams that she follows a White Rabbit down his hole. Her curiosity has made her ventured the world she never been before, entered each doors that she able to open, she even trying hardly to figured out how to open the doors she couldn’t opened....   [tags: Alice Wonderland Caroll]

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Thought on C.S. Lewis' Agruments

- Thought on C.S. Lewis' Agruments Many things can sound good when you say them, and for the most part make sense. Why then don’t we give people chances or sit back a watch to see what happens. In the following I will explain my thoughts on what could happen if you don’t look at everything in the idealistic way. Just because someone talks about a man with “high ideals” doesn’t mean that a person will automatically think he or she cannot share or think about the same high ideals with another person....   [tags: Papers]

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The 20s And Sinclair Lewis

- The theme in books by Sinclair Lewis1 relates to the time in which they were written. In both Babbit (1922) and Main Street (1920) Lewis shows us the American culture of the 1920's. He writes about the growing cities, the small towns, the common American man, the strong American need to conform, cultural integration, morals (or lack of in some cases), and he touches upon the women lib movement. All of these and more successfully describe the 1920's. "The parties were bigger... the pace was faster, the shows were bigger, the buildings were higher, the morals were looser..."2 - F....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lewis Grizzard: Finding the Humor in Everyday Life

- What is the most common perception held in this country concerning the people and the way they live in the South. The perception most of the country has about life down here in the South is one of slow-paced living, simple-minded people, and stubborn, unwarranted pride. One of the best ways to combat this perception is through the use of humor; Lewis Grizzard was one of the best at this, because he could take the experiences from his own life as well as the lives of others in the South and turn them into humorous semi-fictional stories....   [tags: Biography ]

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Cultural Experience at James E. Lewis Museum

- Cultural Experience at James E. Lewis Museum Art is known as one of the greatest assets that portrays different African cultures. African art includes pottery, sculptures, and masks. It serves different purposes such as entertainment, education, and communication with spirits. Wood, iron, clay, and textiles are used in sculpting pieces of African art, especially when creating masks. Art allowed African ancestors to preserve the value of the culture and maintain social order in communities. Each culture has its own artwork that presents a different meaning....   [tags: art, african cultures, pottery, sculpture]

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The Chronicles of Narnia: the Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis

- From famous children’s novels rise famous villains, the name of whom almost everyone knows, and anyone could tell you their story, their evil deeds, and the name of the hero who was ultimately clever enough to lead them to their downfall. C.S. Lewis’ Narnia series is no exception, and although it is home for countless different villains, one seems to rise above the rest, and her name is mentioned in whispers throughout the entire series after her appearance in the first book. The White Queen is first spoken of in the first book of the series, The Magician’s Nephew when lost adventurers Polly and Diggory find her in her home world of Charn, where she is known as Jadis....   [tags: the white queen, polly and digory]

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The Lewis And Clark Expedition

- American history is accompanied by a long list of explorers who first discovered and who explored the massive continent. All of the explorers had an impact on the development of America. The Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, stands prominently at the top part of this list. The Lewis and Clark Expedition has had a significant political, social, and economic effect on America. They were the first to map out the west and set off westward expansion. Without the success of the expedition growth of America would have taken five times as long, as predicted by Thomas Jefferson....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Lewis And Clark Expedition

- Quite possibly one of the most important purchases in the history of The United States was the one in which Thomas Jefferson enabled the size of the country to double. The territory was the Louisiana Territory, the 820,000 square mile piece of land was bought for 15 million dollars which equaled out to about three cents an acre. The United States originally only wanted to buy the port of New Orleans. Thomas Jefferson wanted to buy this because there was a risk that the half million Americans living west of the Appalachian would secede from the Union....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Myth in Lewis's "Till We Have Faces"

- Summary of Till We Have Faces Till We Have Faces, a novel by C.S. Lewis, uses the love story of Cupid and Psyche as a foundation for a new tale set in the kingdom of Glome. The story is narrated by Princess Orual, the eldest of three sisters, who is limited by her “ugliness,” battered by her abusive father, and tormented by a love for her youngest sister, the beautiful goddess-like Psyche. It is Orual’s love and need for love that eventually sets a painful spiral of events in motion. Fox, a Greek slave, tutors Psyche and Orual in philosophy and the fundamentals of life....   [tags: British Literature]

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The Stylistic Elements Of Lewis Carroll And Hilary T. Smith

- ... ' said Alice, always ready to make herself useful, and looking anxiously about her. 'Oh, do let me help to undo it. ' 'I shall do nothing of the sort, ' said the Mouse, getting up and walking away. 'You insult me by talking such nonsense. ' 'I didn 't mean it. ' pleaded poor Alice. 'But you 're so easily offended, you know. ' (Carroll 13). In this excerpt, Carroll uses “not” and “knot” to heighten the absurdity of the conversation with the mouse. This type of misunderstanding happens throughout the story, but it reaches a high point when Alice stumbles upon the Mad Hatter and his tea party....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]

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Heave in Hell in C.S. Lewis´ The Great Divorce

- ... There will always be problems, whether with our life not being satisfying enough (leaky roofs) or other people rejecting us for our choices (quarrelsome neighbors). But there is salvation through Christ. In the novel, the protagonist and others travel to the most glorious landscape they've ever seen. They soon find that the land is so dense that it takes all of their strength to lift merely a leaf; the grass pokes up into their feet, making the terrain difficult to cross. The solid people of what we soon learn is Heaven promise that walking upon the grass towards the mountains "will hurt less at every step." It's understood that the mountains represent the city of Heaven, or an eternal l...   [tags: settings, town, pasture, jounrey]

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A Book about Baseball: Moneyball by Michael Lewis

- Moneyball by Michael Lewis is more than just a book about baseball as most may believe it to be. It is a novel about business, leadership, character, and overcoming the odds and competition no matter how much of a disadvantage there may be. The difficult part is seeing how all this can be understood by reading a book about baseball, however if the book is read and analyzed carefully the lessons are as clear as day and easy to understand. The plot of Moneyball is based on the true story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics baseball team, also known as the Oakland A’s....   [tags: MBL, red soxs, general manager]

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Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis

- “Till We Have Faces” is definitely C.S. Lewis’s most beautiful and thought provoking work of fiction. It is a retelling of the Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche. Like Lewis’s retelling, Psyche in the Greek myth is the most beautiful of the three sisters, but instead of just Orual visiting Psyche after the sacrifice both sisters come, and unlike Orual they could see her palace. The two sisters became very jealous of Psyche’s beautiful palace and of all the riches and happiness Psyche now possessed. They spitefully devised a plan and convinced Psyche to look on her husband’s face, which she was forbidden to do because he was a god and he did not want her to know....   [tags: greek myth, cupid, love]

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My Experience At The Lewis County Victims Advocate

- ... I thought it was cool to watch her not only help the client but also make sure the family that was with the client know what was going on. I noticed that her main focus was on the client but if the family had questions she would answer them. The client did shout me out of the waiting room but then he let me back in on he own and told me that he didn’t mean to shout me out. She also told the client what to expect when he walked in court. It open my eyes a lot because you may not know whether the client real wants to deal with you....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Learning, The Help]

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

- Ingenuity. The quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful. The cleverness or skillfulness of conception or design. All authors have their own perceptions and imaginations that reflect in their writings. Lewis Carroll demonstrates a logical, but seemingly nonsensical and childlike viewpoint on the world of the 1800s, via his novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Throughout this somewhat confusing tale, Alice Liddell, a sensible girl of seven, travels through a fantastical dream-like world known to her as Wonderland....   [tags: Parody, Satire, Symbolism]

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The Magician’s Nephew, by C. S. Lewis

- The Magician’s Nephew is the genesis of Narnia. It all starts with a curious but cowardly Professor and two kids who want to find out what the Professor is doing so secretly in his lab. When they get there, the Professor tells the kids that he has found a way to travel between worlds and tricks them into trying his invention. Catastrophes and wondrous adventures follow. The Magician’s Nephew takes place in multiple worlds. It begins in this world, in the early 1900’s, in a normal British neighborhood, in the backyard of one of the houses where a girl named Polly meets a boy named Diggory and they talk for a while until Diggory mentions that his uncle is working on a top-secret project....   [tags: Essays on Narnia]

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The Great C.S. Lewis

- C.S. Lewis, the great author, wrote all kinds of reading material: poetry, novels, and even children's fiction. He even wrote at a young age. He would draw his own pictures. People during his time loved his books, and today people still love to read his books. This author was also intelligent, joyful, and charitable. C.S. Lewis was a very intelligent man. He proved this in many ways during his lifetime. The way he lived is a very good example. When Lewis became a Christian, as J.I. Packer and Jerry Root write in their article, "Mind in Motion," His habits of mind also continued unchanged....   [tags: biographies bio biography]

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Lewis and Clark Matter

- Lewis and Clark Matter Amid all the hoopla, it’s easy to lose sight of the expedition’s true significance As the Lewis and Clark bicentennial approaches—the Corps of Discovery set out from Camp Dubois at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers on May 14, 1804—all the signs of a great cultural-historical wallow are in place. Hundreds of Lewis and Clark books are flooding the market—everything from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to Gary Moulton’s magnificent 13-volume edition of the expedition’s journals, to cookbooks, coloring books and trail guides....   [tags: History Expeditions Essays]

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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis

- The process that led the Oakland Athletics baseball team to a record-breaking 20-game winning streak, known as ‘moneyball’, is similar and dissimilar in the thoughts and ideas of both Neil Postman and Nicholas Carr. In 2003, Michael Lewis wrote a book called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game that describes the process used by the Oakland Athletics professional baseball team to lead them to a 20-game winning streak, and nearly win the World Series. Inside the book, Billy Beane (the general manager of the team) and the Oakland Athletics are faced with the paradigm of financial inequity....   [tags: transformation, players ]

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The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis

- With this book, a major element of American history was analyzed. The Cold War is rampant with American foreign policy and influential in shaping the modern world. Strategies of Containment outlines American policy from the end of World War II until present day. Gaddis outlines the policies of presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon, including policies influenced by others such as George Kennan, John Dulles, and Henry Kissinger. The author, John Lewis Gaddis has written many books on the Cold War and is an avid researcher in the field....   [tags: American history, George Kennan]

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Film Review : American Film A History Jon Lewis

- ... Anyway, it wouldn 't have explained anything... I don 't think any word can explain a man 's life. No, I guess Rosebud is just a... piece in a jigsaw puzzle... a missing piece.” (Citizen Kane 1941) There was something missing in the world of media at this time. As well as Nickelodeons and other types of theatres were developed the film industry entered a stage of the feature film, cinematographers saw a multitude of different film, varying between one and 15 minutes. The prices the Nickelodeons charged were between five and ten cents, for which spectators could stay as long as they liked....   [tags: Film, Movie theater, Citizen Kane, Entertainment]

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Biography Of Charlotte Anita Whitney And Mary Lewis Whitney

- ... Later she became Vice President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. In 1914, she finally joined the Socialist Party of America, a faction that strongly opposed American involvement in World War I, as well as called for draft resistance. The Socialist party stood for the abolition of every form of domination and exploitation. It denounced the capitalist system as incompetent and corrupt and believed that it was the source of unspeakable misery and suffering to the whole working class....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Total Lewis And Clark 's Corps Of Discovery

- ... As more and more Americans began to move westward native people were killed and/or removed from their land and placed in reservations. As of 2010 22% of the US’s 5.2 million Native Americans live in reservations in which poverty levels are exponentially higher than the rest of the country. In many of the reservations adequate health care may not be available directly and as result health issues are much more prevalent. (Native American Aid) It is because of the rise of Manifest Destiny that Native Americans still live in reservations possible hundreds of miles from where their original tribe may have once existed....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Susan Carroll 's Wonderland, By Lewis Carroll

- ... After dealing with some trouble at the White Rabbit’s house Alice runs away only to find another adventure. She ends up meeting a very creepy, and argumentative caterpillar. The Caterpillar and Alice do not get along very well, so Alice ventured off and finds herself in the home of the rude Duchess who has a pig for a baby, and two fish as her doormen. Alice runs away again into the forest where she meets a new character the Cheshire Cat. The Cheshire Cat explains to Alice that everyone in Wonderland is mad, including Alice herself....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]

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Sinclair Lewis and Babbitt

- Sinclair Lewis and Babbitt       The book under analysis herein is Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt.  The copy I am using in this research is published by Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., New York, 1950.  The original version was published in 1922, but there is no information in this book regarding what printing or edition it may be.  This edition encompasses thirty four chapters which span 401 pages in length as they are printed here.  One interesting note is that the novel is dedicated to Edith Wharton....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Facing Adolescence in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

- Lewis Carroll exemplifies the inevitable changes all children face when they enter the adult world in his novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by taking readers on a compelling journey through the adolescence of a young girl who struggles to find her identity in a realm she cannot comprehend. Carroll personifies this trying journey through the protagonist, Alice. Alice is a seven year old girl, growing up in the Victorian Age, a time of rapid change and development. “Alice is engaged in a romance quest for her own identity and growth, for some understanding of logic, rules, the games people play, authority, time, and death” (Frey)....   [tags: Lewis Carroll]

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Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

- Babbitt: Conformity In the Sinclair Lewis novel Babbitt, the character of Babbitt is completely controlled by the power of conformity. Conformity is so powerful that even after babbitt realizes the stifling nature of the society in which he lives he is powerless to change his fate as a member of conformist society. George F. Babbitt is a man who is completely controlled by the conformist society in which he lives. Pressure to conform lies in all aspects of Babbitt's life. Relationships, family, social life, and business are all based on his ability to conform to Zenith's preset standards of thought and action....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

- Everyone at some point in time lives their life hoping to someday achieve the ultimate goal, the American Dream. If the American dream isn't the force that drives us, it may be another force; Greed. In the novel Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, the character of George Babbitt wants to live in a better world, a world in which class barriers would be easier to penetrate. He currently lives in the city of Zenith, an industrialized mid-west city where what you have separates you from the next person. It is a very ignorant city, but is rather true, even in the present time....   [tags: the American Dream]

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Lewis Carroll

- &#9;Of all of Lewis Carroll’s works, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has a unique standing in the category of whimsical, nonsense literature. Much has been written about how this novel contrasts with the vast amount of strict, extremely moralistic children’s literature of the Victorian time Lewis Carroll lived in. Yet, as odd as this novel appears in relation to the other Victorian children’s stories, this short novel is odder because it was written by an extremely upright, ultra conservative man; a Victorian gentleman....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lewis Carroll

- Lewis Carroll is one of the most well known Nonsense Writers. Though using nonsense in poetry has been dismissed as simply "for entertainment purposes", most nonsensical poetry acts as an allegory, has deep symbolism and leaves the door wide open for varying interpretations. Lewis Carroll has utilized this sense with nonsense through his poems and prose found in his novels Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass . Through Carroll's interactions with his close friends and family, and the innovative and eccentric society and politics of the Victorian Era, he has created beautiful poetry with many different levels....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Lewis Carroll

- “Jabberwocky” Lewis Carroll Jabberwocky: Sense or Nonsense 'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. "Beware the Jabberwock, my son The jaws that bite, the claws that catch. Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!" He took his vorpal sword in hand; Long time the manxome foe he sought-- So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought. And, as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbied as it came....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The King of Comedy Life of Jerry Lewis

- The King of Comedy Life of Jerry Lewis "I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not differ nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again"(TOJLCMS, 5). For Jerry Lewis, this was a common outlook he had. Jerry has devoted his life to entertaining others and putting a smile on their faces. Although he did suffer numerous struggles, Jerry Lewis has still successfully made it to the top (Lewis, 3)....   [tags: Papers]

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Reginald F. Lewis

- Reginald Francis Lewis was born in (East) Baltimore, Maryland on December 7, 1942. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, black people weren’t allowed to shop at many of the stores and they had designated restaurants and movie theaters they were able to attend. At the age of 6, Reginald decided things would be different for him and stated "why should white guys have all the fun?" Lewis graduated from Virginia State University with a degree in Economics and later graduated from Harvard Law School with his law degree....   [tags: Biography]

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Usefulness of Advice to the Players by Robert Lewis

- Usefulness of Advice to the Players by Robert Lewis Robert Lewis' Advice to the Players is a fairly helpful book for those looking for a future on the stage. Lewis wrote the book as though he is teaching a class at that moment. In fact, I have a pretty good feeling that was actually what he did. He probably went home after every one of his classes and wrote down what happened that day. He has many an exercise for each lesson, which he talks about after he explains the exercise. Even though, while I was reading the book, I found myself doing some of the exercises, I also found myself drifting off to somewhere else in my life....   [tags: Papers]

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John L. Lewis

- John L. Lewis John L. Lewis started life in Lucas County, Iowa February 12, 1880 the son of Thomas Lewis, a coal miner and policeman. John was welsh born. In the 1880's and the 1890's their family lived in a company owned shanty with an outdoor privy. Whet John was in his teens they moved to Des Moines. That is where John attended high school, completing almost all of his four years of schooling. Family ties were strong, even though he did not approve of his mothers religion he did obey her when it came to sexuality and alcohol usage....   [tags: Biography Biographies]

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