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Winston Churchill

- Winston Churchill One of the most famous and loved men on the allied power side was Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill’s full name was Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. He was born at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England on November 30, 1874. Churchill was the oldest son. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill and Winston, like his father, was British. Mr. Churchill was a statesman, a soldier, an author, and a journalist but the one job that he did best and was most important was Prime Minister....   [tags: Biography]

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The Breakfast Club

- The Breakfast Club Five teenagers who don't' know each other spend a Saturday in detention at the suburban school library. At first they squirm, fret and pick on each other. Then after sampling some marijuana, a real encounter session gets underway. The stresses and strains of adolescence have turned their inner lives into a minefield of disappointment, anger and despair. The catalyst of the group is Bender (Judd Nelson), a rebellious working-class punk who seethes with rage and attacks his peers with sarcasm....   [tags: essays research papers]

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"I Want to Know Why": A Reality Check

- Sherwood Anderson's "I Want to Know Why" shows how a young boy realizes that his role model is not who he thought would be. The boy had just turned fifteen and had a passion for thoroughbred horses. His small town of Beckersville was filled with men who owned farmland and raced horses, his friends were just as passionate as he was. The boy and three of his friends from Kentucky went on a trip alone to see a horse race in Saratoga.. Before the race began, he wandered down to see Sunstreak, a beautiful thoroughbred, and knew for a fact he would win the race hands down that day....   [tags: American Literature]

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pipes and cigars

- Pipes and Cigars The 1991 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia defines a cigar exactly as follows “Cigar is a tight roll of dried tobacco used for smoking. Cigars range in size from short, slim cigarillos to long, slender panetelas and large, fat coronas. The majority of cigars are made by machines, but the more expensive ones are hand-rolled. Most cigars consist of three parts and three types of tobaccos. Folded filler tobacco leaves make up most of the body of a cigar. The filler is held together and surrounded by a binder leaf....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why Smoking is Good for You

- Why Smoking is Good for You Smoking is good for in many ways including making you live longer. Although most text books and “experts” say that smoking is bad for you, there are also many other people who disagree and say it has many curing properties. For example, a person with bronchitis from childhood accompanied by marked wheezing wads told by doctors not to smoke. He was then told by an old country doctor that he used to be like him until he took up the pipe. Then he tried smoking and it reduced his bronchitis by far and reduced his cough....   [tags: Papers]

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Main Themes in Act One of J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls

- Main Themes in Act One of J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls One of the main themes put across in the book is the social responsibility. Mr Birling states the fact that if he 'was responsible for everything that happened to everybody he had anything to do with it would be very awkward indeed.' This shows that he is a man who is very ignorant and selfish. He cares about no one except himself and his family and will trample on anyone to get to the top and make a profit from his work....   [tags: Papers]

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Elizabeth Hardwick's Criticism of Washington Square

- Elizabeth Hardwick's Criticism of Washington Square Aristotle said that art was one step away from life, and criticism was one step away from that. So what does that make a criticism of a criticism. Carry the one, divide by a and move the decimal point…I don't know, I was never that good at math, but it seems like we may need to drop bread crumbs like Hansel and Gretel to find our way back to the original text. I enjoy criticism, sometimes for the purpose of learning something new and (factual and) exciting that I originally wasn't aware of in the text....   [tags: Elizabeth Hardwick Washington Square]

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Theme of "Fallen Angels"

- Losing Innocence: “Fallen Angels” find the true meaning of war “Fallen Angels”, written by Walter Dean Myers, is a novel that tells about the story of young boys going into battle during the Vietnam War. There are many themes in “Fallen Angels” but the main theme is the loss of innocence. The title makes reference to these themes. And the boys in the book have dreams of losing their virginity and drinking alcohol for the first time. They are thrown into a harsh reality when they are shown the trials of war....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Reasons Behind Roosevelt's The New Deal

- The Reasons Behind Roosevelt's The New Deal Franklin Delano Roosevelt came into power in America in 1932. At the time, the American economy collapsed and the USA had entered a long depression. The main reason for the depression was the Wall Street crash, which affected all aspects of American life. The worst problem was unemployment, by 1932; at least 12 million citizens were out of work. As there was no unemployment pay, people had to queue up for soup and bread, sometimes, the queues were 10,000 men long....   [tags: Papers]

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Senior Trip

- On Wednesday, April 6th, I woke up from a deep sleep just like every other ordinary school day, but this particular day was going to be much more fun. I got to school around 7:15, dropped off my luggage in the conference room, and went off to class. In my next 3 classes I waited excitedly until the enouncement was made for all seniors going on the Senior Trip to head down to the office. And this is where the great trip began. We all got on 2 busses and headed to the airport where we dropped off out luggage and got through security rather quick....   [tags: essays research papers]

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To Kill a Mocking Bird Newspaper Project

- Today in Maycomb County, there was a trail against a local African American man named “Tom Robinson.” He was accused for raping and beating up a white girl named “Mayella.” His lawyer is “Atticus Finch” is facing off against “Mr. Gilmer” the district attorney. Judge Taylor, appears to be sleeping through out the trial, yet pays attention and tends to chew his cigar. The supposed crime occurred in Mayella’s home, when Tom Robinson went to fix something and then he raped her. Atticus calls up his first witness, “Bob Ewell.” He asked questions like “Would you ever beat your daughter?” and “Where you on the night of the crime?” Bob Ewell answered that he never has beaten his daughter and was so...   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]

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Grandpa

- Personal Narrative- Grandpa Routinely pushing play on the answering machine, as I do every time I get home, I was about to hear the words that would forever change my life. The sorrow and agony in her voice gave away the horrifying news I had been regretfully waiting. My heart sank as I sat and reflected on what had happened. Since I was a little kid, my grandpa, Howard Scheuster, has always been a role model in my life. He was an intelligent man, loyal Christian, prominent family leader, and hard worker, thus I had many reasons for looking up to him my whole life....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile]

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Chapter 23 of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

- Chapter 23 of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jane Eyre begins by telling us about Jane's strict and unhappy upbringing with her upper class Aunt, Mrs. Reed. She is then sent to Lowood School where her only friend Helen falls ill and dies. When Jane is older she becomes a Governess working for Mr. Rochester at Thornfield Hall. Jane and Rochester fall in love but neither of them express their feelings to each other. Jane becomes jealous when Rochester goes to see Blanch Ingram, a beautiful, young woman who also loves Rochester....   [tags: Papers]

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Informative Speech: Illegal Drugs

- Illegal Drugs Informative Speech Introduction: Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, PCP, speed, shrooms, crystal meth, and angel dust are all types of illegal drugs. What is an illegal drug. An illegal drug is something and often a substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness. Body: I.     Illegal Drugs The use of illegal drugs in the United States is considered by some to be the biggest problem in our society. Over 40% of high school seniors use some kind of illegal drug, and in a recent 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse showed that the three most common drugs are Marijuana used by 11,100,000 people, Cocaine used by 1,500,000 people, and inhalants...   [tags: Example Informative Speech]

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Drug Trafficking

- Making Marijuana Legal. When discussing whether to ultimately make marijuana legal or maintaining the current restrictions on the substance, it is necessary to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages the general public would gain by either decision. You can go almost anywhere and find someone who is either for or against this topic. Some say marijuana is harmless and has definite medical and recreational value. Still, others say that it is a very dangerous drug and should be kept illegal and off the streets because of it being known as the “gateway” drug....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biology of a Squid

- Biology of a Squid Squids are among the most varied and unique of all invertebrates. They are mollusks of the Class Cephalopod, along with the nautilus, cuttlefish, and octopus. Squids are highly evolved, and have developed a number of traits uncommon to most other mollusks. Fossil records of cephalopods have dated back the Cambrian Period (about 600 million years ago). Structurally, squids have only small variations of a basic theme common to all cephalopods. They are spherical or cigar-shaped with two fins used to stabilize movement when swimming....   [tags: Papers]

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Romeo and Juliet Assessment: Death and Conflict

- Death and Conflict is a complicated theme throughout both Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann's drama. However, Act 5 scene 3 in both variations has become a debatable topic about the way Juliet reacts to when Romeo drinks the poison. And especially in Franco Zeffirelli when juliet commits suicide. Zeffirelli sets his play in the Renaissance Italy (14th century). However, Luhrmann's is set in modern Verona Beach. And because they were set in these locations , the costumes changes. In Luhrmann's the costumes are well distinct the Montagues wore bright Hawaiian shirts that could represent their personalities as being confident, bright, and well suited with the Verona lifestyle whilst the Capule...   [tags: death, conflict, zeffirelli, baz luhmann's]

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Ruthless Intentions

- David PagelC.W. 1st hourCorrectionsFiction Story Ruthless IntentionsWall Street, June 18, 1999. A man in dark sunglasses and an expensive sleek Armani suit stands on a gloomy corner waiting. A golden Benz with black tinted windows stops at the curb. Another man dressed in similar attire calmly steps out of the back seat of the car and shots the man on the curb repeatedly. He than just as calmly steps back into the car and the golden Benz darts away in one swift motion.Chicago, June 19, 1999. Mr....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bugs Bunny And The Marlboro Man

- Bugs Bunny and the Marlboro Man How often do you watch television and not see violence, smoking, and drinking. Not very often. Everyday you watch television, and everyday you see one of these acts. You are not the only one who sees this, your children do, too. Every time you turn on the television to watch the news, a cartoon, a movie, or your favorite television series, you see something that is wrong with the world. Even if the shows you are watching don't show the bad things in the world, the commercials do....   [tags: essays research papers]

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History Of the Labor Movement in the United States

- History Of the Labor Movement in the United States This is a brief history of the labor movement in the United States from the late eighteen hundreds to the present. In 1881 a movement toward organized labor was beginning to be inforced. A group of people from a few trades and industries such as carpenters, cigar- makers, the printers, merchants, and the steel workers met and formed The Federation of Organized Trades And Labor Unions. Although it had little power, the organization was defanantly and the side as the workers....   [tags: Papers]

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Extended Families

- Extended Families The evolution of extended families has progressed far from the early black and white episodes of The Addams Family, to the country life of The Waltons, and to the crazy lives of the family in Full House. It is clear that the changes in the portrayals of families provide audience members with a picture of families being more complex if nothing else (Bryant, 2001). Therefore, it is certain that each decade has surpassed the other in its growth and development of extended families....   [tags: Television Media TV]

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Ban Smoking In Public Places

- Banning smoking in public places Before people start smoking they have a choice, but once you are a smoker that choice goes and you then become an addict. Smoking is the inhalation and exhalation of the fumes of burning tobacco. The dried leaves of plants are smoked in a pipe or in cigar form, but mostly in cigarettes. European explores arriving in the western hemisphere observed native American smoking leaves of the tobacco plant in pipes, and the practice was introduced onto England in the 1500’s....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Assassin

- One moonless night at a village park you could sense something was going to happen. In the background fireworks lit the night sky. Several cars arrived in front of the village hall. In the brisk chilly wind swings jingled in the corner of the park. More and more cars pulled up and crowds gathered. Under the shelter of an aged oak tree the few leaves protected a tall stocky built man. The suspicious man was wearing a long thick black fury coat. What appeared to be a horse grassing in the glair of the fireworks....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Analysis of The Rich Man by Franklin P. Adams

- Analysis of The Rich Man by Franklin P. Adams Franklin P. Adams is one of the lesser known American modern poets. His poems, like the poems of many other 20th century American poets, comment the society after the industrial revolution. Adams’ poem, The Rich Man, concentrates on the class division between the rich and the poor. Furthermore it satirizes the old view of an impecunious life being the “good” and the virtuous one. The two first stanzas of the poem are description about “the rich man”....   [tags: Papers]

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Cigars

- Cigars There are signs everywhere that cigars are becoming popular again. For example, you can't pass a magazine stand without seeing two or three new magazines glorifying the subject, and restaurants all over the country are devoting entire nights to "smoke dinners." So why is the cigarette still considered offensive and is generally scorned by all. This seems strange since cigars and cigarettes have so many things in common: both are made of tobacco, both are rolled into tube-like shapes, and both are smoked....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Symbols and Symbolism - Light and Dark in Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Light and Dark Symbolism in Hemingway's Indian Camp The thematic usage of light and dark throughout "Indian Camp" symbolizes racial prejudice as well as the personal growth of the protagonist. The narrative showcases a world of Indian oppression and bigotry that degrades Indians to the role of dark ignorant stereotypes. The white men, on the other hand, seem to live in a self-made utopia of light and understanding. This concept of the lighter skinned white man holding supremacy over the darker skinned Indian permeates throughout the entire narrative....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Various Types of Solar Chargers

- Background Information Solar chargers use solar energy from the sun to supply electricity to charge devices or batteries. A lot of research has gone into the area of solar charging in recent years and there are many types of solar powered chargers readily available on the market today. Some examples of types of solar chargers include: • Small portable chargers which are designed to charge a variety of mobile phones, tablets or other portable audio equipment. • There are fold out solar chargers available which can be connected to the cigar lighter in a car allowing the charger to charge the battery when the car is not in use....   [tags: energy, efficiency, feedback]

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Speech on Restricting Hollywood's Influence

- Speech on Restricting Hollywood's Influence Ladies and Gentlemen it is my honour to be here tonight proposing the motion “This house believes in restricting Hollywood’s influence.” In my speech I will be following up on arguments introduced by my partner. This includes the promotion of smoking, the political influence of Hollywood and the use of it’s monopoly to spread the American way of thinking throughout the world. However after having listened quite attentively to the 1st opposer’s speech, I feel obliged to comment on some arguments brought up by him that seemed irrelevant/ unsupported....   [tags: Papers]

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Meaningful Walk With a Friend

- Personal Narrative- Meaningful Walk With a Friend It was a warm summer evening. The sun had already set and its brilliance still lingered in the sky, it seemed, much longer than usual. It was a wonderful night for a walk with my friend and our dogs. I waited for him at the usual spot, midway between our houses—the corner of Annesely and Bernwood. He was always at least five minutes late, but he always showed up. Brad emerged over the small hill on Bernwood. His back was towards the sunset, so his face was shadowed in the dusk, yet all of his unique behaviors were clearly visible....   [tags: Friendship Essay]

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President Bill Clinton

- Bill Clinton In recent history, one would be hard pressed to find one politician surrounded in more controversy than Bill Clinton. His scandals have included drugs, adultery, treason, and fraud. The latest opprobrium that has plagued his presidency resulted in him becoming only the second president in the history of the United States to be impeached. After a long and drawn out sexual harassment trial, Paula Jones’ lawyers deposed former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. What would follow in the next 14 months, even Clinton’s most adamant critics couldn’t have predicted....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]

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Smoking Cigarettes

- Alice Walker makes a great argument against smoking in her short essay, “My Daughter Smokes”, by sharing with the reader a personal experience that she had concerning cigarette smoking. She describes what happened to her father because he was a smoker for most of his life. Walker talks about what happened to his appearance and his health because of smoking. She also makes a point in showing how society and Hollywood make smoking out to be attractive. Walker wrote this essay against smoking for one purpose, to try to get her daughter to stop smoking so she wouldn’t have to go through what her grandfather did....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Example Essays]

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Kennedy Came Out of the Cuban Missile Crisis Better Than Khrushchev

- Kennedy Came Out of the Cuban Missile Crisis Better Than Khrushchev The Cuban Missile Crisis is regarded as the most serious/ tense time during the Cold War. It was in the period of the thirteen days that the world came close to experiencing the first war, in which nuclear capabilities would possibly be used. In 1959, Fidel Castro a capitalist overthrew, the American backed government of Cuba, lead by Flugencio Batista. This was a considerable blow for the US as they had invested a great deal of money into Cuban business and were on uncertain with Castro....   [tags: Papers]

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baseball turnaround

- The title of this book is Baseball Turnaround and the author is Matt Christopher. This is a story of baseball and how it is a team sport. The book relates with the title by showing how this boy named Sandy Comstock that plays on the Grantville Raiders and has a big game coming up. It was against the Newtown Raptors. He wanted to beat them and become one of the best teams. By the time he knew it he ended up on the Newtown Raptors team and he was going to play is old team. It was kind of like a baseball turnaround....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Turn of the Screw: A Cigar is Just a Cigar

- Ambiguity by definition is an attribute of any concept, idea, and statement or claims whose meaning, intention or interpretation cannot be definitively resolved according to the rules of or process consisting of a finite number of steps. And ambiguity in plays can make the reader think in ways never thought possible, the many different meanings and outcomes. Similar to Sigmund Freud and his dream theory of not everything in a dream has relevance, cigar in a dream could mean a falase or it could be just a cigar....   [tags: ambiguity, henry james, dream theory]

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Indiviualism in Fahrenheit 451

- A lot of the things we have today that are manmade came from people who dared to think outside of the box. There are not so good ideas that we learn from and there are also really great ideas from which we learn and benefit from. Ask yourself this how is society to grow, change, and develop if we only listen to how one person wants it to be. Individualism is belief in the primary importance of the individual and personal independence, it makes everyone unique. If there was not individuality high school life would be boring....   [tags: Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451]

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The Use of the Submarine During the American Civil War

- The Use of the Submarine During the American Civil War I have always been an American history buff. I was aware that the first use of the Submarine during war was during the American Civil War. Since learning this fact, I had become, in a sense, amazed with submarines - thus, I have become rather interested in them. I found this paper as a good chance to learn more, a lot more, about early submarines and the evolution of them. With the ability to sink both large and small warships with the same percent chance, the value of the submarine is great because it was much cheaper to build than larger warships in the late 19th and early 20th century....   [tags: Papers]

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Television Programs

- Television Programs There are many useful techniques greatly in television programmes and in their opening sequences. They are used to attract the viewer's attention while also creating a great way to show what the upcoming program is about. One of these techniques is the use of split screening; this is a very attractive way to put across what a programme is about, tone or genera. In the television soap 'Hollyoaks' the beginning shows a short clip of around thirty seconds to around a minute that gives a little incite into the episode, which is followed by the use of split screening in the opening credits....   [tags: Papers]

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Smoking Cigarettes

- The governments must ban the sales of tobacco products. There are many consequences to smoking like health, addiction, cessation and economic costs. Second hand smoke is a major problem, since smoking is allowed in alot of public places. Second hand smoke has fifty cancer causing shemicals which are inhaled by non-smokers. Second hand tobacco smoke is also called Environment Tobacco Smoke (ETS). ETS is made up of smoke that comes from the end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar called sidestream smoke....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Example Essays]

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The Autobiography Of An Former Colored Man By James Johnson

- The novel “The Autobiography of an ex-colored man,” by James Johnson presents a major social issue of racial categorization that is present in today’s society. From a selected passage in the novel, the narrator is in Macon, Georgia seeking to depart to New York. During this time, the narrator is explaining his contemplation about which race, white or black, he will classify himself as for the rest of his life. Through his experiences, he is pushed away from classifying himself as a black male. This passage connects to the general scope of the novel as the narrator is continuously combating his racial position in society, as he is an individual of mixed races....   [tags: African American, Race, White people]

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The Effects Of Drugs, Tobacco And Alcohol On The Family

- This paper is a synopsis of the effect of drugs, tobacco and alcohol in the family. I will discuss the different viewpoints of drug dependence along with research perspective of drug dependence. To understand the concept of abuse, we must understand what abuse is. Abuse comes in all forms and I will discuss the many issues associated with drug abuse and how it affects the family. According to quantitative research personality and substance dependence symptoms model substance specific traits. The traits are often found in a family member who has suffered with dependence....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Nicotine]

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Cuban Cigars : Rolling Process and Crop Gathering

- Cuban Cigars: The Rolling Process and Gathering the Crop In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the island now known as Cuba. Along with the discovery of Cuba, Columbus also discovered tobacco. Since that time, Cuba has developed the reputation as having the finest tobacco and finest cigars in the world. The following article will discuss how the crop is raised and harvested. Furthermore, the art of cigar rolling will be discussed in detail. What makes Cuban tobacco the world's finest tobacco....   [tags: Cuban Cigar]

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The Curse of the Hemingways

- The Curse of the Hemingways “Can someone be predisposed to be suicidal?” That is the question that plagues many Hemingway scholars, and indeed it seems that it exists in the Hemingway lineage. Ernest Hemingway’s family tree is dotted with suicides and sudden tragic deaths, too many occurrences for one to merely disregard such tragedies as coincidence. Some believe that there exists the so- called “curse of the Hemingways,” a way to explain the many deaths within the Hemingway family due to drug overdose or self-inflicted gunshot wounds....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Killing

- Last night In the still of the night Santiago’s crying cut sharply like a knife. His crying was relentless, as though it would never end but then, a child of three knows no other way to express his horror. Abraham Naser walked down the narrow street made of hardened earth and nothing more. His dress was pure class, white blazer and pants with matching wide brimmed hat. Lost in thought he rolled his cigar between his lips, then, as if in a motion as natural to him as his tendency to smile at beautiful women, he adjusted his gun stuffed tightly in the back of his waist bond....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Free Personal Narratives: Grandfather, Missing in Action

- Grandfather – Missing in Action We whiled away lazy afternoons down in his cool basement, working on an intricate model train system. I would blow the horn and link the cars into long snaking trains of autumn colors—burnt red, mustard yellow, and pumpkin orange. He would pull them apart again, telling me in gentle admonition that I had to stop doing that because they would all get stuck in the tunnel or that they couldn’t all handle the sharp turns. My clumsy little hands would knock over the houses, the miniature people and the toothpick-sized telephone poles....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays]

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The, The Great Magician, By Harry Potter

- In my religion we do not have faith because for us seeing is believing. If you think that by practicing spiritism you will become Marlin the Great Magician, or Harry Potter riding a broomstick, you better go to a psychologist; these practices are clearly not for you. The Orishas or spirits are not geniuses in a lamp either, you can 't rub a lamp and become a millionaire. Shamanism is for those who want to experience the spirit world and communicate with intelligent entities that are clearly not visible to humans, it just opens a door to that dimension....   [tags: Religion, Spirituality, Santería, Spirit]

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The Role of Economics in the Lives of Puerto Rican Migrants

- Economics has an important role in the lives of Puerto Rican migrants, who come to the United States searching for a better life and employment. It’s the economic characteristics of both the Puerto Rican island and the United States, which causes a growth in the mobilization of many Puerto Rican migrants. Economics causes the continuing trend of transition between the island and the United State. After the United States acquired the rights to the island from the Spanish in 1898, this opened a new door for the working-class Puerto Ricans on the island, especially agricultural workers and skilled labor workers....   [tags: Economy Economics Immigration Spanish Essays]

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Labor Day

- Labor Day is a dedication to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national acknowledgment to the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. It has evolved from a purely labor union celebration into a general “last fling of summer” festival. The origin and deeper meaning of the day has been forgotten, or never actually known to many. The beginnings of the American Labor Movement started with the Industrial Revolution....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Oppression of Women in "The Awakening"

- Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening in the opening chapter provides the argument for women's entrapment in roles that society has forced upon them. Chopin was not just trying to write an entertaining story but trying to convey arguments against these social injustices. Women are like these birds trapped in these cages unable to free themselves from these imposed roles by society. Chopin opens her novel with the a parrot in a cage repeating the same phrase over and over. The parrot is pretty to look at, but when the bird speaks it is very annoying....   [tags: American Literature]

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6 Cigar Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction about Cigars

- What does a cigar smoker have in common with a fisherman. They are both propagators of tall tales. The fish gets bigger and myths about cigars get more embellished with each telling. Let's separate fact from fiction to bust a few longtime myths about cigars. Myth #1: "People who Smoke Cigars are Snobs" "Cigar Consumption Favors the Wealthy" – (2 myths in 1!) If you're a beginning cigar aficionado, chances are you'll hook-up with cigar snobs at the local cigar bar. Be warned, it offends them when they observe you smoking your cigar "wrong"....   [tags: smokers, taste, churchill]

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Analysis Of Fritz Lang 's ' Mise En Scene '

- In Fritz Lang’s M, mise en scène is employed to evoke the theme of Machiavellian theory, the characterization of wavering faith in crisis and the tone of impatient anger and fear. As the following analysis of the scene where the mobsters strategize on how to track down M demonstrates, the great light fixture in the center of the room, in conjunction with the mobsters themselves and their meeting room, is used to accentuate the notion of vigilante justice and expediency that circumventing the law provides while also highlighting the paradox of criminals attempting to serve justice....   [tags: Law, Police, Cigar, Literal]

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Johns Battle with the Sea

- It was a cold, dark morning on the northwestern coast of the United States. A family was curiously standing on the beach, cold and wet from their ordeal at sea the day before. They slowly began to review what had happened that night. Soon, they would make their way to a nearby town for shelter, so that their story might be known to all who traversed the town near the coast. The story of the family started when they had rented a small ship to sail for the evening. The father, John, had known how to sail since he was a boy, and he continued sailing on a small ship of his own until he married Rebecca, his current wife....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward

- Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward   People have always wondered what the future will be like. Certainly Edward Bellamy did when he wrote the novel, Looking Backward (1888). Bellamy uses a man named Mr. West as the main character in this novel. He opens by telling who he is and what his social standing is. West is a young man, around the age of 30, and is fairly wealthy. At the beginning, he tells us about his fiancé, Edith, and the house he is having trouble building for her. The trouble comes from the fact that the workers keep going on strike due to financial reasons, which prolongs the completion of the house....   [tags: Looking Backward]

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Theme Analysis of Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz

- The major disputation in the story Anna in the tropics is describes the life and situations of a Cuban-Americans working in a cigar factory. The owners and employees of the factory, spend time enjoying and memory of their native Cuba, and discussing fine article. Among the themes of the play are: tradition vs. change; male perspective vs. female perspective; nature; literature; acting; and, of course, love. The title of the play alludes to its tragic outcome: the Anna of the title refers to Leo Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina where the romantic triangle of the classic Russian novel and the tragic ending of the adulterous affair reappear in Anna in the Tropics....   [tags: cigars, unfaithful, lover]

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Mcteague As A Social Commentary

- Written in 1899, Frank Norris’ novel, McTeague serves as a view of societal factions of his time period. Norris illustrates the stratification of society in this San Francisco community by using the concept of Social Darwinism. He gives detailed accounts of the inner workings of society along with the emotions of the time. Through his characters, Norris shows the separation of classes and the greed that grew abundantly during the late 19th century. He also gives a grim picture of survival in his depiction of the theory of natural selection....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sigmund Freud

- Sigmund Freud In the 1920s, the world was changing dramatically. Underground salons were built, new architecture was used and modern dance was introduced. If it were not for certain people, the world would not be the way it is today. In the twenties, new theories and ideas in science and psychology were being presented daily. Sigmund Freud changed the world of psychology by presenting new and controversial ideas on psychology and having his theories published. Freud broke cultural boundaries as he fought scientists opposed to his books and continued to study the human mind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Nicotine

- In the world today, Nicotine is one of the most frequently used addictive drugs. The impact it has on society is like no other. It is one of more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. This addictive drug is the primary component in tobacco that acts on the brain. Tobacco can be found two ways, it can be dried brown leaves of various sizes or it can be a grown form of tobacco. When extracted from the leaves, nicotine is colorless, but quickly turns brown when exposed to air....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Tradition of Smoking Cigars

- In centuries past, cigars were entrenched in affluence, power and luxury. Now that they are available and affordable a cigar culture has emerged of people devoted to loving the leaf. As a beginner, you may wonder about different reasons to enjoy a cigar. Let us show the ways. I. The Tradition of Smoking Cigars One of the oldest traditions associated with smoking cigars happened during the Victorian era when gentlemen retired to the library after dinner, where they smoked cigars and sipped brandy....   [tags: gala events, cigar stories]

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Life as a White Man in The Autobiography of An Ex-Colored Man

- Life as a White Man in The Autobiography of An Ex-Colored Man "...the effect is a tendency toward lighter complexions, especially among the more active elements in the race. Some might claim that this is a tacit admission of colored people among themselves of their own inferiority judged by the color line. I do not think so. What I have termed an inconsistency is, after all, most natural; it is, in fact, a tendency in accordance with what might be called an economic necessity. So far as racial differences go, the United States puts a greater premium on color, or better, lack of color, than upon anything else in the world." --the protagonist (page 72) James Weldon Johnson's first-person...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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An examination of how Sherlock Holmes' abilities and techniques,

- An examination of how Sherlock Holmes' abilities and techniques, allied to his personal characteristics, enable him to solve crimes There are many reasons to explain why Sherlock Holmes is one of the world's most famous fictional detectives. However, the main reason for this is that not only are the stories complex, but the actual character of Sherlock Holmes has extreme depth, with some subtle elements of his character only becoming apparent when he is in certain situations. This is why Sherlock Holmes is one of the most, if not the most interesting fictional characters to study....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Azores

- The Azores is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in between North America and Europe. Azores is a region not a country. The main language is Portuguese. The archipelago is 760 miles from Lisbon and 2,110 miles from New York. The Azores is made up of nine beautiful and fascinating islands, Corvo, Flores, Faial, Graciosa, Pico, Sao Jorge, Sao Miguel, Santa Maria, and Terceira. A group of islands like this is also called an archipelago. They are divided into three groups. The Eastern group is made up of Santa Maria and Sao Miguel....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cuban Cigars Brands and Companies

- Cuban Cigars: Cigar Brands and Companies and Their Role in the Development of Exile Culture Political passions in the Cuban community run fervent and high. Cuban exiles were people that were forced to flee their homeland as a result of Fidel Castro seizing control of the government in 1959. Cubans greatly differ from other Hispanic groups in terms of why they migrated to the United States. Mexicans and Puerto Ricans came to the United States is search of greater economic opportunities. Cubans on the other hand were forced to leave Cuba due to their political beliefs and viewpoints....   [tags: Cuban Cigar Cuba]

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J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls

- GCSE Twentieth Century Drama Coursework An Inspector Calls Essay Question: Explore the dramatic function and significance of J.B Priestley’s ‘An Inspector Calls’. Consider how you would stage the opening scene in order to introduce the play’s main characters and thematic concerns. ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J.B Priestley is the play which I will be writing about. The play explores a wide range of issues, but mainly concerns the issues of responsibility and morality. I will explore how the opening scene is important in introducing characters to the audience, establishing a setting, introducing the main characters and setting up the plot....   [tags: Drama]

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Romanticism and George Sand's "Indiana"

- George Sand's Indiana, is a text that represents Romantic sentiments in France at the time. Sand was independent, individual, and rebellious, she believed in reform more than revolution. This book gives insight into her own personal political thoughts and ideas at the time. It also has its own Byronic hero, a romantic favorite in literature. This book is more than just a read, it is also an historical and political text that lets you read into the thoughts and ideas of Romantic authors in Europe....   [tags: European Literature]

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The Poetry of A. E. Housman

- The Poetry of A. E. Housman Housman was born in Burton-On-Trent, England, in 1865, just as the US Civil War was ending. As a young child, he was disturbed by the news of slaughter from the former British colonies, and was affected deeply. This turned him into a brooding, introverted teenager and a misanthropic, pessimistic adult. This outlook on life shows clearly in his poetry. Housman believed that people were generally evil, and that life conspired against mankind. This is evident not only in his poetry, but also in his short stories....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Baseball and tobacco

- Maybe steroids aren’t the biggest problem. Steroids are a big issue now but even bigger should be chewing tobacco. With all of the hype on the use of steroids in the past month among the baseball community, I think that baseball should also look at another serious affect to its players, chewing tobacco. Chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco has been affiliated with baseball since the 1840s mainly in the amateur leagues. A custom to the winning team would celebrate by lighting up a cigar after the game....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Class Five : Public Spending And Public Choice

- Class Five: Public Spending and Public Choice Question Responds: 5-1. Yes, people who do not smoke cigars are bothered by the odor of the cigar, but the reality is that the cigar companies do not have to pay the cost of dirtying the air of the people who don 't smoke. Therefore the people who do not smoke incur the cost in the form of respiratory illnesses. For instance, if private constructing is impossible, then the externality or the consequence will be more cigars to be produced and consumed; because the cigar company owners and managers are not required to take account of the external cost that the odor of cigar smoke is imposing on other individuals....   [tags: Externality, Supply and demand, Pigovian tax]

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Tobacco

- THIS IS A PAPER REGARDING THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY (3 PAGES). The Killing Business. This paper is about the tobacco industry. Some would find that the label ‘killing business’ is very appropriate. Others would say that that name is misleading and inaccurate. Biased, I am not. So we will look at the issue in regards to the industry from both consumer and producer points of perspective with fairness and equality in reach. With an open mind now, let’s peer closer at the aftermath tobacco has left us standing in....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Baz Luhman and a More Accessible Romeo and Juliet to a Modern Teenage Audience

- Baz Luhman and a More Accessible Romeo and Juliet to a Modern Teenage Audience Romeo and Juliet was written during the fifteenth century and the language and style is Elizabethan. Today the language is seen as incomprehensible to a young audience. This can cause many problems because Shakespearean texts are compulsory for students to study during their education. Usual responses to Romeo and Juliet are very negative as teenagers find the story inaccessible. However the essential storyline could be aimed at a young audience with themes of forbidden love, violence and family feuds....   [tags: Papers]

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Rainbow Six

- I Recommend Rainbow Six Author: Tom Clancy Number Of pages: 740 Characters: John Clark an ex Navy Seal Alistair Stanley executive commander of Rainbow Six Domingo Chavez, the captain of team two Clark is the commander and in charge of starting a new European anti-terrorist group called Rainbow Six. Rainbow Six is split into two teams; team one and team two. These teams are the best there is. They are based in Hereford, England, but any European country can call on them at any time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Graffiti: Costly and Damaging

- Graffiti: Costly and Damaging If one drives south on I-69 enough, they may begin to remember that “Bob loves Brenda” or that some bodies, only referred to as we, “hate people.” These things are written on the bridges, billboards, and road signs of the interstate to advertise the artist’s message to the general public, while drivers are left to think why should they care who loves who and who hates what. Graffiti is a part of the world that people see everyday and whether it is truly artful or a visual impediment is up to the individual....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Emily Grierson?' Need for Control in William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily

- Emily Grierson's Need for Control in A Rose For Emily In William Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily," Emily Grierson is a woman who is  used to being controlled by her father.  When her father dies, she believes that she has control over him.  Forced to lay her father to rest, Emily turns to her father's equivalent:  Homer Barron.  Emily soon finds that Homer does not plan on staying, so she decides to kill him.  By killing Homer, Emily believes that she can keep him and control him forever.  Emily Grierson wants to be in control but feels that she cannot tame the domineering men in her life, at least, not while they are alive, so she gains control of them after their demise.               O...   [tags: A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner]

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Catcher In The Rye

- The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield's insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge others unequally. Holden and I both have similar judgements of people from the way they act and behave. We also share feelings about motivation as well as lack of it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Barbie: Feminism's Best Friend or Worst Enemy

- Barbie: Feminism's Best Friend or Worst Enemy Ask any five year old American girl who Barbie is and she will most likely run into her bedroom and grab Barbie off the shelf. She will frill up her mini skirt and try to make her walk in her tiny plastic heels. Excitedly, she will hold her up for you to admire. A tiny miniature woman will stand in front of you, only about six inches tall. Her long blonde hair accents her sparkling blue eyes and huge white smile. Her long plastic legs bend only slightly and her pointy breasts perk out of her hot pink tank top....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Riding The Train

- Riding the Train (Description Essay ENC1101) Anytime a person experiences something for the first time, that experience can reside in their mind forever. Their first kiss, first love, and first look at the sunrise may permanently float among their cherished memories. My mind contains many of these memories. Although my first train ride occurred over 15 years ago, I still recall every wonderful detail from preparing for the trip to discovering the inside of the train and the beautiful five hour ride....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Unions

- The union movement of the late 19th century by Eli Hatch During 1870 through 1900 workers joined together; responding to the power of their employers caused by the growth of industrialization. The worker did not always have the luxury of leaving after eight hours of work, the right to representation, or the even the right to work in a safe environment. The working people of nineteenth century America had to unite in struggle to achieve the gains that are often taken selfishly and taken for granted today....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Outsiders in a Futuristic Society: The Works of Ray Bradbury

- ‘The Pedestrian’ was written by Ray Bradbury and was published in 1951. ‘The Murderer’ was also written by Bradbury in 1953. The 1950’s was a decade of the Korean war between North Korea and the Republic of South Korea. This then led to the Cold War, which created a politically conservative climate. It latest all decade, conformity and conservatism was the social issues at the time in the United States. Both texts are science fiction and show a deep concern with the effects of a technological revolution on human society....   [tags: Ray Bradbury, science fiction, persuasive]

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The Cigar Strike of 1937

- Digging a bit more into the past of the war between cigar companies and their need for better treatment, an article popped up describing some events that happened well before the 1937 strike. During the 1900s, specifically in 1916 there was a Cigar company called Wayne Cigar Manufacturing Company who paid their workers under what they felt they deserved. Besieged by 3,ooo rioters, in the sight of a mob estimated at 15,000 persons, a handful of village police defended the Hamtramck branch of Wayne Cigar Manufacturing company plant at Geimer and Whitney avenues Thursday night for two hours, until the arrival of reinforcements from Detroit and the action of Fire Chief Martin Bishop of Hamtram...   [tags: Detroit history, labor rights]

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Acupuncture

- Acupuncture A Chinese medical technique; acupuncture is a medicine originating in the orient over four-thousand years ago. Used primarily for pain relief, but also in curing disease and general health improvement. Oriental Medicine views (illness and pain) as an imbalance of one's energy. With Acupuncture the energetic balance can be restored, thus helping the body to rid itself of disease. Often illnesses can be diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Acupuncture consists of inserting hair thin needles through specific spots in the skin called acupuncture points....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Own Two Feet

- My Own Two Feet As Beverly and her mother and father wait patiently at the Greyhound Bus Station. She hated waiting for the bus, it always seemed as if it forever. All around her she could smell the stench of burning rubber. Apparently Beverly had been invited to spend the summer with her mother’s cousin Verna for the summer while attending college in San Francisco, California. Beverly had never been to college and was actually being pressured by her mother not to go in the first place....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Two big hearted river

- Of the stories on the syllabus the one that I most closely related to was “The Big Two-Hearted River” by Earnest Hemmingway. During my first reading of this story it was the setting and the action of the main character Nick Adams that I connected with. Reading the opening sentences, grand visions of my childhood danced through my head. The story took me back to happy times of summers spent alone with my grandfather in the mountains of West Virginia. Like Nick, the camping and fishing trips were a welcomed relief from the city life and school for me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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