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Michael Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

- The Perception of Violence in Michael Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid A question that arises in almost any medium of art, be it music, film or literature, is whether or not the depiction of violence is merely gratuitous or whether it is a legitimate artistic expression. There can be no doubt that Michael Ondaatje's long poem The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a violent work, but certain factors should be kept in mind before passing it off as an attempt to shock and titillate; certainly, the poem does both of these, but they are not the primary purpose of the work....   [tags: Collected Works Billy Kid]

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Memory and History in the Works of Michael Ondaatje

- Memory and History in the Works of Michael Ondaatje In the Canadian social context, the issue of identity can be a fraught one, and the question of what it means to be Canadian is notoriously sticky, particularly given the wide variety of social and cultural backgrounds claimed by Canadians and the heterogeneity of their own experiences. This paper deals with the ways in which the Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje works with issues of understanding and accessing memories and histories outside of one’s personal lived experience....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Collected Works Of Nicholas Cottrell

- The Collected Works of Nicholas Cottrell Collected Works, Vol. 1 Disclaimer and Copyright Notice: All works within are copyrighted to Nicholas Cottrell, hereafter known as "the author". Unauthorized copying is prohibited. Each reader is authorized to make five (5) copies and distribute them in any manner as long as profit is not gained. This contains subject matter that you may find disturbing or inappropriate. Please do not read it if you think you may become offended. Table of Contents: 0....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Billy The Kid

- Billy the Kid Billy the Kid is one of the most famous outlaws in American history. He has been a widely told figure in American history as well as folklore. The have made movies from his history and have also wrote many books on him. Most of Billy the Kids life remains a heated controversy throughout America. Billy the Kid was born in New York City on November 23, 1859 to William and Kathleen McCarty Bonney and given the name William H. Bonney (There are other stories of his birth but this one is the most reliable)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Response To Billy The Kid By Jack Spicer

- Jack Spicer writes affectionately about “ the Kid”. Maybe his hero, definitely not a role model by any moral standards, but just the same he meant something to a good number of people. Billy was almost of Robin Hood status, although I doubt any money taken from anywhere by his hand had ever ended up in the house of the poor. Rather the kid became an icon of the rebel in every man and the heart of every child. Spicer writes about the kid as I myself might write of a beloved fallen ancestor or fellow soldier....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Time Periods Represented in "The Kid" and "Iron Jawed Angels"

- New and exciting technologies have always played a huge role in the culture of American people. When the motion picture came out it was no surprise that both consumers and producers were more than happy to get in on the action. Back in the 1920’s film was still pretty new and was only in black and white with no sound, but the films were always accompanied by orchestral pieces to help set the mood. The art of movie-making has come a long way since then with the addition of not only color and audio, but new techniques and new ideas....   [tags: Kid, Iron Jawed Angels,]

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Essay on the Dilemma of Billy Budd

- The Dilemma of Billy Budd Herman Mellville's Billy Budd is and extremely divisive novel when one considers the dissension it has generated. The criticism has essentially focused around the argument of acceptance vs. resistance. On the one hand we can read the story as accepting the hanging of Billy Budd as the necessary ends of justice. We can read Vere's condemnation as a necessary military action performed in the name of preserving order aboard the Indomitable. On the other hand, we can argue that Billy's execution as the greatest example of injustice....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Biblical Allegories in Billy Budd

- Biblical Allegories in Billy Budd Herman Melville's Billy Budd is a novel with many biblical allegories ranging from subtle references to quite obvious similarities between characters and Biblical figures. One of the most prevalent and accepted similarities is that of "Billy as Adam" (Berthoff, Certain 33) around the time of the Fall, "The ground common to most discussion of Billy Budd is the assumption that the story is allegorical ... a reenactment of the Fall" (Berthoff, Certain 32)....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Reader Reaction to Billy Budd

- Reader Reaction to Billy Budd I approached Melville's Billy Budd with a mixture of trepidation and determination. I read the Introduction first, because I thought its purpose was to introduce the author, and place the selected stories in context and I thought this would be an aid to understanding. I was correct, but too correct, because Joyce Carol Oates, without warning of the spoiler, casually references Billy's death. I think this knowledge influenced my reading, because I was aware of the ultimate outcome, I read with the purpose of understanding why that came to be....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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The Poetry of Billy Collins

- The Poetry of Billy Collins In 2001 a new poet laureate was crowned and a new voice; the voice of a poetic everyman was heard by many for the first time. That voice belonged to Billy Collins. Collins was born into a working-class Bronx couple, and grew up in a typical middle-class neighborhood where he went to church on Sundays and listened to jazz music in his free time. This middle-class background and sensibilities are reflected in his poetic style and themes, and in his desire to bring poetry back into the American main stream by making it more accessible to the average reader....   [tags: Billy Collins Poet Poetry Essays]

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A New Historical Reading of Billy Budd

- New Historicism is heavily indebted to deconstruction. One of the most brilliant readings of Billy Budd along these lines is Brook Thomas's reading in Cross Examination of Law and Literature. As its name implies, New Historicism combines an analysis of literary works with whatever historical backdrop is deemed relevant or important to our understanding. The "new" in this historicism has to do, among other things, with the recognition that history (or reality) is itself a kind of construct (or fiction, if you will, in the sense of something made rather than merely stumbled upon by humanity)....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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The Collected Poems of WB Yeats

- Yeats, B. William. The Collected Poems of WB Yeats. New York: Macmillan, 1996. 318 The importance of this book is that it contains some of the works of poetry which were carried out by William Yeats. Arguably, the most salient feature in the book is the attempt at portraying the shift that characterized Yeats in his work, so that his works are arranged almost chronologically to underscore this standpoint. Works that depict him as a bard of the Celtic Twilight, reviving Rosicrucian symbols and legends are the most frontal....   [tags: Poetry]

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Billy Graham 's Leadership Style

- In today’s society, Effective leaders are essential to an organization and exceptional leadership techniques impact the success of reaching goals. Most important leaders often viewed and analyzed as a key component of an organization improperly trained leader can cause both moral and costly negative consequences. Even though unprepared leaders lead in our community today, Billy Graham’s leadership style and communication skills affected the United States because he exhibits characteristic of a leader....   [tags: Leadership, Billy Graham, Evangelicalism]

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Billy Budd And John Claggart

- Billy Budd, Sailor was written by Herman Melville in 1891, but was not discovered until 1924. Melville included two similar, yet morally very different characters that are of importance to the plot, Billy Budd and John Claggart. These characters are integrious opposites of each other, Billy Budd representing “good” and Claggart representing “evil”. Like almost any movie or book, good and evil collide, and there is no exception in this novel. Melville uses this story, and these characters, to express some very powerful and thoughtful views on good and evil people, showing the great wisdom he had achieved during his life....   [tags: Good and evil, Evil, Billy Budd, Herman Melville]

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Song Analysis: We Didn’t Start the Fire by Billy Joel

- Every song has a story to tell, and some contain hidden stories or lessons, while others are completely blatant. In Billy Joel’s song, “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” he does not hesitate to be very obvious with what he tries to prove, which is how all of the events in his song contribute to one large fire. I chose to remediate Joel’s song because it spoke to me with historical context. When researching the song, I read a majority of the history behind it and decided to reflect upon it in a visual picture collage, combining a majority of the elements he mentions with pictures--all circled around a fire in the middle....   [tags: Billy Joel, We Didn’t Start the Fire]

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The, By Reverend Billy Graham

- Reverend Billy Graham once said, "Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.” Unfortunately for humankind, today’s society have adopted an insensible idea of civility. As a result, our society today is represented by egocentric individuals that care for no one but themselves. Which makes Todd Schwartz’s theory that the sunlight contains tiny spores that lodge in the cerebellum, making the infected believe they are the center of the universe (Schwartz, 2009)....   [tags: Customer, Sales, Customer service, Billy Graham]

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Billy Budd Essay: Moral Shades of Grey

- Moral Shades of Grey in Billy Budd   Vere's decision, according to the Wartime Acts under which he was subject, was lawfully justified. To do anything else would be a direct violation of the law, and thus, the position in which he was placed. The captain could not follow any twinge of conscience that he felt, for it was not his position to do so. As Vere put it, "But do these buttons that we wear attest that our allegiance is to Nature. No, to the King." He and the judges were forced to follow their duty, which was to carry out the law....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Biography of Billy Graham and His Accomplishments in His Career

- Biography of Billy Graham and His Accomplishments in His Career "This is the Hour of Decision with Billy Graham, coming to you from Minneapolis Minnesota" Billy Graham, has preached to more than 210 million people through a live audience, more than anyone else in history. Not only that, but Mr. Graham has reached millions more through live televison, video and film. This has led Billy to be on the "Ten Most Admired Men in the World" from the Gallup Poll since 1955 a total of thirty-nine times. This includes thirty-two consecutive more than any other individual in the world, placing him as the most popular American for about forty years....   [tags: Billy Graham Religion Evangelism Essays]

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Literary Works and the History They Tell

- Conventionally when one thinks of history they think of the facts that are written in textbooks and learned in history class. People recall specific dates, who was involved, why it happened, and exactly what the events were. Usually the only questions that are thought of are the five journalistic questions. People often forget that that same history in textbooks was recorded by one person and may not tell everything that happened in that event. For a person really become knowledgeable on a particular event in history they should explore all possible avenues recorded history about that event....   [tags: literary works, history, novels]

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Free Billy Budd Essays: Billy Budd as Christ

- Billy Budd as Christ In this novel, Billy Budd, Melville acts as a "Creator", in that he gives Billy Budd certain superhuman qualities, which allows him to posses the traits of a servant of God. Billy Budd appears Christ-like, because of his peace-making abilities. Although, he is a peacemaker whom will fight for what he believes in and to keep peace. In the beginning of the novel, when Red Whiskers gives Billy Budd problems, he strikes him with a powerful blow and does not have any more problems with him or the crew again....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Captian Vere's reactions to Billy Budd in Billy Budd

- Captian Vere's reactions to Billy Budd in Billy Budd When Captain Vere says “Struck dead by an angel of God. Yet the angel must hang!” his attitude towards Billy Budd changes from one of paternal concern and personal respect to one in which he has set aside his personal thoughts and feelings for the sake of his nation. Each sentence represents this dichotomy by indicating his sentiment towards Billy. In the first, Billy is “an angel of God” who has “struck” Claggart dead, in a righteous manner....   [tags: Vere Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Budd Essay: Comparing Christ to Billy

- Comparing Christ to Billy of Billy Budd         "I stand for the heart. To the dogs with the head!" wrote Herman Melville in his June 1851 letter to Nathaniel Hawthorne (Davis and Gilman 3). Yet, by the time he began writing Billy Budd, Sailor in 1888, Melville must have tempered this view, for Billy Budd depicts the inevitable destruction of a man who is all heart but who utterly lacks insight. Melville no doubt intends for his reader to connect this tale with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Billy Budd endures a persecution similar to Christ's; he is executed for like reasons, and he eventually ascends, taking "the full rose of the dawn" (BB 376)....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Budd - Thoreau and Melville

- Billy Budd - Thoreau and Melville The story of Billy Budd provides an excellent scenario in which to compare and contrast Thoreau and Melville. The topics of government-inspired injustice and man's own injustice to man can be explored through the story. Thoreau's position is one of lessened government and enhanced individualism, while Melville's is one of group unity and government's role to preserve order. The opinions of Melville and Thoreau outline the paradox of government: Government cannot exist without man, and man cannot exist without government....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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The legendary Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

- An Analytical perspective of the great works of F. Scott Fitzgerald The legendary Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald reflects onto his readers and exceptional childhood and educational background emmating from his life experiences. It is believed The Great Gatsby reflects his point of view of his fortunate life as an author. F. Scott Fitzgerald is an author of many short stories and novels in Americas history primarily however his works explimfied the era of the nineteen twenties. Fitzgerald was born on September 28th 1896 into an upper middle class family living in Saint Paul Minnesota....   [tags: great gatsby, great works]

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Herman Melville's Billy Budd - The Tragedy of Billy Budd

- The Tragedy of Justice in Billy Budd Charles Reich's assessment of the conflict in Billy Budd focuses on the distinction between the laws of society and the laws of nature. Human law says that men are "the sum total of their actions, and no more." Reich uses this as a basis for his assertion that Billy is innocent in what he is, not what he does. The point of the novel is therefore not to analyze the good and evil in Billy or Claggart, but to put the reader in the position of Captain Vere, who must interpret the laws of both man and nature....   [tags: Herman Melville Billy Budd Essays]

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Comparing Billy Budd and Christ

- Comparing Billy and Christ in Billy Budd Herman Melville's Billy Budd provides us with a summation and conclusive commentary on the ambiguities of moral righteousness and social necessity. The conflict that arises pitting natural justice in opposition to military justice essentially deliberates over whether the sacrifice of the individual is required for the continuum and conservation of social order. The deep allegorical theme of the passion of Christ that resides in Billy Budd illustrates Melville's adjudication on this issue....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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An Introdution To A Poet: Billy Collins

- An Introduction to a Poet: Billy Collins Billy Collins is one of the most credited poets of this century and last. He is a man of many talents, most recognized though by his provocative and riveting poetry. As John McEnroe was to the sport of tennis, Billy Collins has done the same for the world of poetry. Collin’s rejected the old ways of poetry, created his own form, broke all the rules, and still retains the love and respect of the poet community. Collins has received the title of Poet Laureate of the United States twice and also has received countless awards and acknowledgements....   [tags: Poet Poetry Billy Collins]

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Irony in Billy Budd

- Billy Budd is a story filled with irony. This literary aspect can be seen through the plot and characters of the work. As defined in The American Heritage Dictionary, irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning. After a casual reading of the story' the many ironic aspects may have been igonred, but after analyzing the story it becomes obvious that they are of great importance. "...The fate of each character is the direct reverse of what one is led to expect from his nature" (Johnson, 185)....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Collins: A Great American Poet

- “I ask them to take a poem and hold it up to the light like a color slide or press an ear against its hive…” (3); so begins a poem titled “Introduction To Poetry” by Billy Collins. “Introduction To Poetry” is, in fact, the introduction to a collection of poetry called Poetry 180, a program started by Collins during his time as poet laureate for the United States. The aim of this program is to get people, especially teenagers, interested in or reconnected with poetry. Collins selected an assortment of poems that are just fun to read and not meant to be discussed; he says in the forward to the collection, “High school is the focus of my program because all too often it is the place where poetr...   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Poem]

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Statement of Purpose to be a Penn Kid

- It might or might not have been the countless opportunities offered to me as a Penn kid. It might also have to do with the fact that you end up needing to crane your neck in the awe-inspiring Irvine Auditorium so that you can properly gaze around. But it's mostly the former. As a prospective student for the School of Arts and Sciences, there are a multitude of selections available to me. They range from the Civic House, to Arts@Penn, to the international internship program (IIP). I love the freedom of choice because I can grow, and mature, and expand my interests....   [tags: University of Pennsylvania, arts, alumni]

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Love The Kid Drive The Rigor

- Love the Kid Drive the Rigor If you were to have a conversation with an administrator at Rockwall-Heath High School, you would understand why they do what they do every day. Dealing with different personalities and goals to make the school run like it is suppose to run can be difficult at times. Each of the administrators has a different way of dealing with situations and how they communicate with each other, which can be challenging. Communicating as a Rockwall-Heath administrator can be difficult and isn’t always as professional and easy as some would think....   [tags: Communication, Graphic communication, Message]

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The Neuroscience For Kid 's Website

- Neuroscience for Kids After reading information on the neuroscience for kid’s website I learned a lot but the link that I enjoyed reading the most was neurothics. In this paper I will discuss how test could help in cases to know if someone is lying or not, how medicine helps the brain to function as normal, and how having a smart pill would not be something our world needs. To start technology has come a long we are now able to measure the electrical activity of the brain. What are the benefits of this you may ask....   [tags: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder]

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Billy Pilgrim and the View of Time in "Slaughter House Five" by Kurt Vonnegut

- The year is 1944, 1945, 1964, 1967, 1968, and 1976 as Billy Pilgrim becomes unstuck in time. For many of us we see time as a river. It drifts listlessly from the springs to the ocean. We cannot touch the same waters twice. In the Novel Slaughter House five by Kurt Vonnegut, Billy Pilgrim discovers the true abounding nature of time. And that time is not a river, but the entire ocean, every water molecule a moment in time existing all at once in the vast blue of eternity. In 1967 Billy Pilgrim was abducted by aliens called Tralfamadorians....   [tags: billy pilgrim, Slaughter House five, Kurt Vonnegut]

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Herman Melville's Billy Budd - Billy Budd as Allegorical Figure

- Billy Budd as Allegorical Figure An allegory is a symbolic story. Herman Melville's Billy Budd is an example of an allegory. The author uses the protagonist Billy Budd to symbolize a superior being who has a perfect appearance and represents goodness. Melville shows the reader that a superior being can be an innocent victim of evil and eventually destroyed. In, Melville's Billy Budd, the main character is an allegorical figure who symbolizes all goodness in men....   [tags: Herman Melville Billy Budd Essays]

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True Feelings in Billy Collins' Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes

- True Feelings in Billy Collins' Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes Upon first look, Billy Collins “Taking Off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes” seems to be a wild fantasy for Emily Dickinson that he is entertaining. Upon closer examination, however, the poem reveals his subconscious desire to have sex with his mother and his frustration about his inability to do so, resulting in the displacement of his sexual desires onto Dickinson. From the beginning, Collins is very detailed with his description....   [tags: Billy Collins Emily Dickinson's Clothes Essays]

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Rene Descartes: Trouble Kid

- If we go back to school days and think about the “trouble kid”, the pal who make us get into troubles, the one who complicates everything, we could think about Rene Descartes in that way. Until his works, the world of philosophy was driven for a natural thought: we can think about things that we see and trust in our thoughts. The philosophy went from object that appeared to subject that thought it. After Descartes, there is a big turn, because after him, we cannot trust naturally in our mind, we have to put everything parenthesis, doubt about everything and we are the constructors of the reality, philosophy goes from subject who think to object thought, and this is a big problem....   [tags: subject, think, modern, problem]

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Billy Budd Essay: Themes of Good and Evil

- Themes of Good and Evil in Billy Budd   Many themes relating to the conflict between Good and Evil can be found in Herman Melville's novella Billy Budd.  Perhaps one of the most widely recognized themes in Billy Budd is the corruption of innocence by society (Gilmore 18).              Society in Billy Budd is represented by an eighteenth century English man-of-war, the H.M.S. Bellipotent.  Billy, who represents innocence, is a young seaman of twenty-one who is endowed with physical strength, beauty, and good nature (Voss 44)....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Free Billy Budd Essays: A Deconstructive Reading

- A Deconstructive Reading of Billy Budd Billy, who cannot understand ambiguity, who takes pleasant words at face value and then obliterates Claggart for suggesting that one could do otherwise, whose sudden blow is a violent denial of any discrepancy between his being and his doing, ends up radically illustrating the very discrepancy he denies. - Barbara Johnson, p. 86 With Barbara Johnson's splendid Critical Difference we are willy-nilly plunged into deconstruction. At the moment I shall not attempt to explain this radical and highly subversive critical mode, except to say that what you are about to see is an example of it....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Budd Essays: Three Main Characters

- Billy Budd: Three Main Characters Billy Budd, a 19th century novel written by Herman Melville, involves three main characters: Billy Budd, John Claggart and Captain Vere. In the beginning of the novel, Melville portrays each character with distinct personality; Billy Budd is represented as the simple-minded sailor, Claggart is viewed as the villain, and Captain Vere is seen as the honorable superior of the ship. As the novel develops, the earlier images of these characters are contradicted as previously unseen traits of each character are revealed....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Budd Essay: Close, but no Christ Figure

- Billy Budd – Close, but no Christ Figure      Billy Budd, the foretopman in Billy Budd, Sailor, seems similar to Jesus Christ because of his relative appearance of purity, simplicity, and innocence. He posses human virtues which cannot be explained but* by any other method except comparison to Christ. Yet, while Budd may seem like a "Christ figure" at first glance, he is a far cry from the Christ of the Holy Bible.   Budd is human, and his short comings-his natural flaws and apathy towards others and his work-make it impossible for him to be a Christ figure-one who is blameless from birth until death, has the purpose of humanity's redemption continually in mind, and is totally self-sacr...   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Free Billy Budd Essays: A Structuralist Reading

- A Structuralist Reading of Billy Budd . . . truth is revealed only when formal order is destroyed. - Dryden, p. 209 Not on your life, says Edgar A. Dryden (though not in so many words, of course) to the above in his splendid Melville's Thematics of Form. His argument is essentially to show that while most readers (erroneously) assume that Captain Vere is the story's tragic hero, the fact of the matter is that a "better" reading will reveal him as Melville's target, if you want to know the "truth." I want to emphasize at the outset is that EVERYTHING DRYDEN SAYS IS SUPPORTED BY THE TEXT he is analyzing....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Herman Melville's Billy Budd - Captain Vere was Correct

- Captain Vere was Correct in Billy Budd Captain Vere makes the correct decision by executing Billy Budd. If CaptainVere lets Billy live the rest of the crew might get the impression that they will not be held accountable for their crimes. If the crew feels that they can get away with what ever they want then there is a chance that they might form a rebellion and have a mutiny. A mutiny would destroy the stability and good name of the ship and the crew. Captain Vere does not want to see this happen....   [tags: Herman Melville Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy Graham's Life and Accomplishments

- “When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” Billy Graham was that person, when he stood up and spoke, people sat still and listened. Billy Graham is one of the greatest evangelists who ever lived and he has impacted millions with a simple message of God’s truth. Billy was born to William and Morrow Graham on November 7, 1918, in Charlotte, North Carolina (“Billy Graham” 1). He was born on a dairy farm, in a little white house (Graham 3). Billy was born into a loving family....   [tags: theology, preacher, evangelists]

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Contrast Between Good and Evil in Billy Bud

- Contrast Between Good and Evil in Billy Bud Since the beginning of time, there has always been a tenacious struggle between good and evil. In a particular famous book, The Bible, the continuous clash between good and evil remains evident throughout the work. In Herman Melville's novel, Billy Budd, symbolism, characterization, and irony are put to use to develop the dramatic contrast between good and evil. Symbolism is used to directly contrast good and evil....   [tags: Herman Melville Billy Budd Essays]

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Billy And The Pow Camp

- 6. Billy wakes up after his night of morphine induced haze in the POW camp and finds himself irresistibly drawn to two objects hidden in the lining of his coat. He goes back to sleep and wakes up to the sounds of the British building a new latrine. We go into Lazarro’s dark past and violent past and exclaims that he will have all of his enemies killed after the war, including Billy. Billy knows that this is true as he will be shot in 1976. At that time, the United States has split into twenty small nations and Billy will be lecturing in Chicago on the Tralfamadorian’s....   [tags: Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut, Kilgore Trout]

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Billy Graham, The Evangelist and the CEO

- ... Christianity Today and Decision Magazine are two examples. These originated as paper publications. They have now gone on to the internet where countless people can access them with just a few clicks. In addition, there are sites aimed at youth evangelism such as, Dare to Be a Daniel. These are a few ways in which the organization, led by Graham, has seen the need to progress with technology and the benefits of doing so. From a general management prospective, he led his board of directors, but he also looked to them for guidance and wisdom....   [tags: faith, leadership, ventures]

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The Collector and the Collected Story

- While reading John Fowles’ The Collector, it is easy to side with Miranda and grow to hate Frederick, especially after learning both sides of the story. At the end of the book, Frederick knows that Miranda is very sick and decides to let her die, which becomes yet another reason to dislike him. A common reaction to the end of the book is anger, mostly directed towards Frederick, because he rationalizes his actions and feels no guilt even after murdering the only person he truly thought he loved....   [tags: john fowles, control, money]

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Billy Bishop and Canadian Nationalism

- Nationalism is defined as love of your country. The basis for Canada’s national love of country is focused around three main ideas; devotion, sacrifice and willingness to die. These characteristics are displayed in the play Billy Bishop Goes to War. Thousands of young men were shipped off to war with these three great qualities. Billy Bishop was among those thousands and was an outstanding World War One pilot who displayed the three key qualities that our national love is based upon throughout the play....   [tags: World War 1, Sacrifice, Country]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Billy Collins '

- The Billy Collins, in the poem “Introduction to Poetry” renowned professor and writer, explains the teaching poetry’s act. He lists the several methods he would resemble his students to think about poetry. “I ask them to take a poem and hold it up to the light like a color slide.” (line 1-3) In this 1st stanza of the introduction to poetry’s central view is established. We have a chatterer. In this example, we can take up that the narrator is Collins himself. It is clear that when Collins says “I ask them ....   [tags: Poetry, Poetic form, Refrain, Meter]

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Herman Melville's Billy Budd as Allegory of Good versus Evil

- Herman Melville's Billy Budd as Allegory of Good versus Evil Herman Melville's Billy Budd relates an allegory of innocence versus evil by symbolizing Billy Budd, John Claggart, and Captain Vere as Jesus Christ, Lucifer, and God. The protagonist in the novel is Billy Budd.  The experiences that Billy undergoes throughout the novel parallel what Jesus Christ endured in his life.  Melville characterizes Billy Budd as an innocent man physically and mentally.  The first feature sailors would notice about Billy were his schoolboy features, with blond hair and blue eyes.  His suave looks caused some people to refer to him as "the handsome sailor"(16).  Most often sailors were scurvy men, quite of...   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Free Billy Budd Essays: Triumph of Good over Evil

- Triumph of Good over Evil in Billy Budd Herman Melville's Billy Budd is a classic tale of good and evil. Good is constantly attacked by evil - until good falters. Through the use of many literary devices, Melville makes a compelling story and develops his theme. He shows that the good and righteous will triumph over evil at the end, even when the evil is death. The protagonist, Billy Budd, is the major force of good in the book. Billy is a young man who seems to have everything going for him....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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Herman Melville's Billy Budd - Innocence is More Important that Wisdom

- Herman Melville's Billy Budd - Innocence is More Important that Wisdom      In Billy Budd, the author, Herman Melville, presents a question that stems directly from the original sin of ouAdam and Eve: Is it better to be innocent and ignorant, but good and righteous, or is it better to be experienced and knowledgeable?  Through this work, Billy Budd,Melville is telling us that we need to strike some kind of balance between these two ideas; we need to have morality and virtue; we need to be in the world, but not of the world....   [tags: Billy Budd Essays]

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How It Works: Music Therapy

- “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music” (Billy Joel). Although most listeners may not have the same technical experience in music as Billy Joel, it is easy enough to see the effect it has in a person's every day life. Music has the ability to pick us up when we are down, carry you back in time to a cherished memory, and transform silence into a symphony that can move one to tears....   [tags: Music, Depression]

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The Case for Introducing a Property Tax, Collected at Local Government Level

- I propose that an annual residential property tax be introduced and collected at central government for an introductory period with a view to control being handed over to local government and the revenues generated by the tax to be used solely for local publicly provided goods. But for this to be an efficient and effective method of funding local authorities and not adversely affect the balances of the exchequer there needs to be an overhaul as to how local authorities are currently funded and run....   [tags: Economics]

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Not the Popular Kid

- I’ve never been the popular kid, the one person that everyone else dreamed to be, craved to be, the one who got all the girls and was the star of the athletic team. I’ve always been the loner, the one that no one pays attention to, and the freak that everyone avoided like the plague. It’s not that I’m ugly, or anything, it’s just that I’m… different. My mother used to tell me that I had beautiful hair; she said it looked like melted dark chocolate, which blended my milk chocolate eyes, she of course also had brown hair, but hers was more light and brittle....   [tags: short story]

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Evils of Monarchy and Society in the Works of Mark Twain

- The Evils of Monarchy and Society in the Works of Mark Twain       In the latter part of his life, Mark Twain developed a deep-rooted hatred for society.  His aphorisms often reflect this contempt: "Every one is a moon and has a dark side which he shows to no one" (Salwen n.pag.).  This disdain for humanity eventually seated itself in complete disapproval for what he called the "damned human race."  Twain's criticism for society appeared in many of his works, growing stronger and stronger as time passed.  Hand in hand with his distaste for society went his hatred for the upper class.  In each of his works, Twain creates a theme of appearance versus reality and ultimately brings out his...   [tags: Works of Mark Twain]

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How Efficient And Reliable The Collected Data

- This report was published in April 2015 in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. It is a result of inputs by various academicians from health faculties of different institutions of higher learning. This paper aims to develop a case on how efficient and reliable the collected data is, basing on the approaches adopted in the fulfillment of the study. This will be done by analyzing the various parts of the research paper as compiled by the contributors. Research Problem, Research Question, and Main Points The problem statement for research is meant to give the team a clear image of how the situation is concerning their research (Leyva-Moral & Riu Camps, 2016)....   [tags: Sampling, Sample, Blood pressure, Research]

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Analysis Of The Article ' I Push On My Kid '

- Introduction A. For this article analysis project, I had the opportunity to compare and contrast two articles conducted by Gengler, Amanda M. 2014). “I want to save my kid” about imbalance, access and strategies at the university research hospital, and Nancy Krieger, Ph.D., and Stephen Sidney, MD. (1996) “Racial discrimination and Blood Pressure.” About experiences of racial discrimination and unfair treatment. B. The article “I want to save my kid” written by (Gengler, Amanda M, 2014). Investigates how families accessed and negotiated medical care with lower and high culture health capital....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Healthcare]

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Analysis Of Billy Collins 's ' Litany '

- There are few poets who have written such a subtly humorous work as Billy Collins has done in “Litany”. This poem won the achievement of being humorous due to the use of metaphors, imagery, and anaphora. Within Billy Collins “Litany”, metaphors, imagery, and anaphora are used to speak favorably about a female character in a subtly comical way. The strange metaphors and imagery when referring to the female character make every individual interpretation unique because the metaphors are not straight forward....   [tags: Style, Fiction, Interpretation, Literature]

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Humour and Conflict in the scene in which Rita and Barbara Clash from Billy Liar

- Humour and Conflict in the scene in which Rita and Barbara Clash from Billy Liar Task: ‘Explain how both humour and conflict are created in the scene in which Rita and Barbara clash’ Billy liar is set in 1959, at the time of the teenage rebellion and the start of the swinging sixties. This is reflected in the play because there are still some ‘old Fashioned’ People around i.e. Barbara, which tells me that the ‘new age’ hasn’t affected some people yet. And there are also people like Liz who are really taking to the new style of living....   [tags: Billy Liar Keith Waterhouse Plays Essays]

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Family Support At The Kid 's Center Of Bend Oregon

- Description Family support is a simple concept of helping families through means of advocacy, and support. This career takes place in a fast paced career that, to some people, has an overwhelmingly large amount of responsibility, but finds the job fulfilling. Kirsten, a specialist who works in Family support at the KID’s center of Bend Oregon, says people working in family support mainly work with families and helping provide resources needed in order to function properly, advocating for the family, and helping them cope with traumatic moments in their development....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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Kid-Z-Own After School Program

- Part One 1) The placement organization is called Yorkwoods Community Church (Salvation Army) Kid-Z-Own After School Program. Address: 20 Yorkwoods Gate North York, Ontario Phone: ext 107 2) The organization mandate and anti-discrimination policies are infused with the mission statement of the Kid-Z-Own program found in the official Kid-Z-Own After School Program Manual for Volunteers and Placement Students (2013): “Through the demonstration of God’s love, kid-z-own serves children, youth and parents by providing safe, affordable places for kids after school where they can develop to their fullest potential....   [tags: youth, children, christian church, support]

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Short Story: Summertime MILF

- 1. In The Beginning 2. Really, I mean 3. JC 4. Any Time 1 In The Beginning “What are you going to do this summer Billy”. asked Nicole. “I was going to hang out with the old man but we will probably only see him for the holidays, he is always gone with his truck driving job”, said Billy. “Yeah, and ma works at the thrift store all the time, and dating John, I wonder if she fucks him?” laughed Nicole. “I bet the old man finds a lot lizards or two at the truck stops, fifty bucks gets his load sucked off, two bills to slip it in the tight spot!” laughed Billy....   [tags: billy, nichole]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Kid Returns '

- Summary of Case Study The setting of the case study is August 15, 2010, 21 years since Danny’s incident. Kid returns to St. Charles, Missouri to meet Danny for the first time in 21 years. Zach notices that the relationship between Danny and Kid is deeper than he thought. Danny, remembering the promise Kid made him to return for him, is adamant on leaving the “river rat” life and going with Kid to Indianapolis. Zach seems reluctant to just let his father leave everything he has established in Missouri, such as his medical care and disability compensation....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Bisexuality]

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Billy Graham : Man and Ministry

- Billy Graham: Man and Ministry in the Fifties Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every nation. (Mark 16:15) While the world is full of Christians, few actually take this commissioning seriously. It is regarded as impractical or even impossible. For one servant of Christ, Billy Graham, impossible does not exist in the realm of the faithful. The Bible teaches that with God all things are possible, and looking at Graham's resume, one would almost be convinced that was true. Graham is quite possibly the greatest preacher of all time....   [tags: Biography Bio Religion Christian Christianity]

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Billy Bathegate by EL Doctorow

- Billy Bathegate by EL Doctorow Billy Bathgate is an important American novel in it’s portrayal of one young man’s evolution from boyhood to maturity. The novel is about a fifteen year old boy that gets taken under the wing of Dutch Schultz, a 1930’s gangster trying to keep a hold of his diminishing empire. As the novel unfolds, so does the rising maturity of the tough young man introduced to us as Billy Bathgate. Billy finds himself in situations that most of us never see in our whole life. In difference to the reactions that most people would have in these situations, Billy learns from them in order to better his role in the crime family....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Bad Kids : A Bad Kid

- Bad Children Yelling, crying, not paying attention, not doing a task properly, these are only some of the characteristics that are used to define a bad kid in society, but they are wrong. Kids cannot be judged based on actions that they cannot control; doing so will cause negative consequences in their future. When a child is labeled a “bad kid” it is hard for them to step out of that category and is basically being sentenced to being that stereotype for the rest of their child hood. Children are easily influenced and when society keeps telling a kid that they are not good they are bound to believe it even if the reason why they are being labeled bad is for something they cannot control....   [tags: English-language films, Childhood, Debut albums]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Crazy Kid '

- Evan had just finished pulling the last of the corpses out to the copse that lined the street at the front of the house. He was all set to head back inside to check in on Liam before heading out again to find Angela when he caught eye of a man running up to him. It was still somewhat dark out, but daylight was growing by the minute and he could tell straight away that the guy was no early morning jogger out for a run. The man partly came up the drive and immediately slowed down to a stride as he approached Evan wincing in pain as if he had a stitch or a cramp....   [tags: 2006 singles, KILL]

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Comparison Of CS Lewis's Works and JK Rowling's Works

- The work of C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling is of grave vital on the grounds that their work portrays actuality as well as adds to it. Yes, their work is not just a portrayal of actuality; it is somewhat a quality expansion. Their meeting expectations are depictions of the reasoning examples and social standards pervasive commonly. They are a delineation of the diverse features of regular man's existence. Their works serves as a something worth mulling over and a tonic for creative energy and innovativeness....   [tags: CS Lewis, JK Rowling, Literary Analysis]

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The Video Of The Stick Up Kid

- The Frontline video of “The Stick Up Kid,” is a good example of the effects that can occur in terms of both manifest and latent functions. The video is about the story of Alonza Thomas Jr, who was one of the first people in California to be tried as an adult for his crimes, despite him being a minor. Proposition 21, which made it easier to charge minors as adults for specific violent crimes, had been passed in California months before Alonza committed his crime. Alonza attempted to rob a convenience mart when he was only 15 years of age, and even though his attempt was foiled by the shop owner, who kept him at the store at gunpoint until the police arrived to the scene....   [tags: Sociology, Crime]

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Crime Statistics: the Ways They are Collected, Collated, Used and Their Effectiveness

- Crime Statistics; the ways they are collected, collated, used and their effectiveness Crime statistics are collected, collated and used in many different ways, all the various types of statistics have strengths and weaknesses through their methods though. How might these weaknesses be overcome. Police recorded crimes, Crime Victim surveys, self report surveys (also know as crime victimisation surveys) , police arrest data, court data and also accident and emergency data are sources of information for the statistics collected....   [tags: Court, Cases, Police Records]

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Islam Is Not The New Kid On The Block

- What is Islam, and where did it come from. What is this religion all about. Islam is not the new kid on the block in regards to religion. Islam is in fact an old, ancient religion. It is not that unlike of the Christian faith either; in fact, Islamic beliefs are in the Torah, which is Jewish, and also in the bible, which is Christian. The book that Islam goes by is called the Qur’an, which is the story of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad, Who is the founder of the Islamic faith and is believed to be the last of the prophets of God....   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Prophets of Islam, Qur'an]

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The Tales That No Kid Will Ever Know

- The Original Tales That No Kid Will Ever Know Little girls these days love reading fairy tales and listening to princess stories everywhere they go. Some girls even think they are a princess themselves; others just like to dream. In reality, the fairy tales we think we know by heart in the 21st century are not the tales originally written. The fairy tale stories that Disney has recreated for young audiences leaves out many of the original graphic and gruesome details. When people think of fairy tales, they often think of the benevolent bedtime stories from the Disney princess movies or maybe even nursery rhymes from Mother Goose....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Grimm's Fairy Tales]

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The Karate Kid, By Jaden Smith

- Dre always had self-motivation and never forgot where he wanted to be and do. In the known movie The Karate Kid, performed by Jaden smith the son of the well-known actor William smith. The particular movie was about a little 12-year-old boy named Dre who moved to China due to his mom’s career. Even though Dre was young but he has made wise decisions and had the creator mind set to accomplish his number one goal to defeat his bully Cheng. The top 2 characters in the movie demonstrated both negative and positive sides of self-motivation....   [tags: Protagonist, English-language films, Antagonist]

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Being A Kid - Original Writing

- Nothing is so painful as being abruptly roused from sleep by an infant screaming outside your bedroom at four A.M., then feeling empty as your mother ignores you to take care of the yelling kid. This is especially so when you are nine years old and have already been woken up two other times in the same night under the same circumstances with the same result. The first day my younger brother Ian was brought into our humble abode, I hardly slept a wink. I was miserable, and I made my suffering as obvious as I possibly could to my parents: tugging on their sleeves, groaning loudly, slogging around the house, dramatically sighing....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Emotion]

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Jabiluka Uranium Mine and How It is Monitored and Data Collected

- Though major environmental conflicts at the Jabiluka Uranium Mine have not been reported, potential radioactive leaks and landscape issues that can possibly occur are a major issue. The Supervising Scientist Division (SSD) has been monitoring Jabiluka Uranium Mine’s environment since 2000/2001 (Australian Government, unknown). They have been using an environmental monitoring program to record data that may be used to assess the environment (including the people), so that any potential impacts caused by the uranium mine can be avoided....   [tags: Water, Biological, Aboriginal]

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Aristotle, Antigone and Billy Budd

- Aristotle, Antigone and Billy Budd In Poetics, Aristotle explains tragedy as a kind of imitation of a certain magnitude, using direct action instead of narration to achieve its desired affect. It is of an extremely serious nature. Tragedy is also complete, with a structure that unifies all of its parts. It is meant to produce a catharsis of the audience, meant to produce the emotions of pity and fear and to purge them of these emotions and helping them better understand the ways of the gods and men....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Is Marie A Pretty Good Kid?

- I’ve known her almost my entire life; her name is Marie. She is beautiful, silly, smart, and independent, but she is also deviant when it comes to social rules and expectations. Sociologically speaking, deviance is just that: “behaviour that breaks rules, or violates people’s expectations (Tepperman, 2013). Marie has broken many rules when it comes to mental illness, appearance norms, and sexuality but of course these behaviours wouldn’t be considered deviant if it were not for the social response to the socially constructed rules....   [tags: Sociology, Homosexuality, Human sexuality]

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My Best Day As A Kid

- Sundays were always the best day as a kid. No matter the time, the sun always looked as if it was evening, and ready to give a blanket of warm radiance. In my room, I had a small twelve inch television I would play video games on. My favorite video game to play was Munches Odyssey; however, it was my sisters, so I had to play when she was gone. She didn’t like my player her videos, but she was always skiing on Sundays meaning I went for the gold. I spent hours sitting in front of that television playing video games; however, some say this is was a problem....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game genres, Arcade game]

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I Was A Dream Act Kid

- I was a DREAM Act kid. My parents ' decision to overstay their visas meant I had to grow up as an undocumented immigrant, restricting access to a driver 's license, employment, financial aid and not having the opportunity to study abroad. Nevertheless, I turned this inconvenience into a stronger motivating force which pushed me to earn my bachelor 's degree in less than two and a half years, thereby becoming the first college graduate in my family. I have been in a preparation to become a worthy candidate fit for SIPA longer than I imagined....   [tags: Economics, Globalization, Economy]

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