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The Crying of Lot 49

- Technology has long been recognized as a mixed blessing. Its up/downside nature was illustrated nicely in Walt Disney's Fantasia by the myth of the Sorcerer's Apprentice:not only does the "magic" of the machine produce what you desire, it often gives you much more than you can use--as Oedipa Maas, the heroine of this stark American fable, discovers on her frenetic Californian Odyssey. Information which strains to reveal Everything might well succeed only in conveying nothing, becoming practically indistinguishable from noise.But there is noise, and Noise....   [tags: The Crying of Lot 49 Essays]

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Thomas Pynchon's The Crying Lot 49

- Peter Barry says of the cultural materialist approach to literature that “it is difficult to know how to ‘place’ writing of this kind” (189). By “writing” Barry refers to cultural materialist criticism itself—not the work being criticized—but it is probably safe to assume that the analysis properly reflects the analyzed in this respect. It is certainly arguable that Thomas Pynchon’s THE CRYING OF LOT 49 qualifies as “difficult to place,” and this may be its only legitimate connection offered to a cultural materialist reading....   [tags: Pynchon Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49: No Escape

-      There are two levels of participation within The Crying of Lot 49:  that of the characters, such as Oedipa Maas, whose world is limited to the text, and that of the reader, who looks at the world from outside it but who is also affected the world created by the text.3  Both the reader and the characters have the same problems observing the chaos around them.  The protagonist in The Crying of Lot 49, Oedipa Mass, like the reader, is forced to either involve herself in the deciphering of clues or not participate at all.4 The philosophy behind The Crying of Lot 49 seems to lie in the synthesis of philosophers and modern physicists.  Ludwig Wittgenstein viewed the world as a "totality of...   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 - Embattled Underground

- The Crying of Lot 49: Embattled Underground In May of 1966, Richard Poirier wrote an article on Thomas Pynchon's latest novel at the time, The Crying of Lot 49. Clearly a fan of Pynchon's earlier novel V, Poirier praises what he calls another sample of Pynchon's "technical virtuosity" at "apocalyptic sat[ire]," of "saturnalian inventiveness" comparable to John Barth and Joseph Heller (Poirier 1). He admires Pynchon's adept confidence with philosophical and psychological concepts &endash; "his anthropological intimacy with the off-beat" (1)....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Symbolic Deconstruction in Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49

- Symbolic Deconstruction in The Crying of Lot 49      The paths leading toward knowledge (of self, of others, of the world around us) are circuitous. Thomas Pynchon, in his novel The Crying of Lot 49, seems to attempt to lead the reader down several of these paths simultaneously in order to illustrate this point. Our reliance on symbols as efficient translators of complex notions is called into question. Beginning with the choice of symbolic or pseudo-symbolic name, Oedipa Maas, for the central character of his novel, Pynchon expands his own investigation of symbol as Oedipa also attempts to unravel the mysteries surrounding the muted horn of the Tristero....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Making a Connection in Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49

- Making a Connection in The Crying of Lot 49        For as long as I could read comprehensively, I have always believed that great writing centered around well written stories that would both provide a certain measure of unaffected pleasure, as well as challenge the readers perception of the world at large; both within and outside of the sphere of its prose. Thomas Pynchons' The Crying of Lot 49 encompasses both of those requirements; by enfolding his readers, through a variety of means, within the intricate workings of his narrative....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Disorder and Misunderstanding in Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49

- Disorder and Misunderstanding The Crying of Lot 49   When reading Pynchon's "The Crying of Lot 49" one is flooded with a deluge of historical references (dates, places, events) and, unless a historical genius, probably feels confused as to the historical accuracy of such references. As critics have shown, Pynchon blends factual history with fiction and manages, as David Seed writes in "The Fictional Labyrinths of Thomas Pynchon," to "juxtapose(s) historical references with reminders of the novel's status as artefact so that the reader's sense of history and of fiction are brought into maximum confrontation" (128)....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 - Her Errand Into the Wilderness

- The Crying of Lot 49: Her Errand Into the Wilderness One of the central themes touched upon in Pierre-Yves Petillon's Essay, "A Re-cognition of Her Errand Into the Wilderness," is the general sense of awakening one feels when he reads Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49. Petillon begins his essay by expressing the opinion that "it is rather odd that The Crying of Lot 49, a slim novella should have become an overnight classic (O'Donnell, p.127)." What at first seemed like a typical piece expounding the virtues of LSD, turned out to have much more under the surface than a first reading would reveal....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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The Disdainful Use of Names in Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49

- The Disdainful Use of Names in Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 While reading Pynchon’s, The Crying of Lot 49, I found myself fascinated with the names of the characters. I tried to analyze them and make them mean something, but it seems that Pynchon did not mean for the names to have a specific meaning. This deduction made me think about the satirical nature of the naming of the characters. Which led me to muse on the chaotic nature of the naming. The apparent disdain for the characters by their naming seems to imply that the author is poking fun at the reader and society through the characters....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Journey of Self-Discovery in Thomas Pynchons' The Crying of Lot 49

- Journey of Self-Discovery in Thomas Pynchons' The Crying of Lot 49   Thomas Pynchons' The Crying of Lot 49 challenges the readers' perception of the world by enfolding his readers, through a variety of means, within the intricate workings of his narrative. It centers around would be heroine Oedipa Maas whose life is turned upside down when she discovers that she has been made executor of the estate of old flame and entrepreneur Pierce Inverarity. When she is imposed upon to travel to the fictional city of San Narcisco, where Inverarity is said to have numerous real estate holdings, in order to carry out her task, Oedipa stumbles upon a muted post horn; the first of many clues leading her...   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays Thomas Pynchons]

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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

- Whether a person’s life is something experienced authentically, or factually written down as literature, there are more complexities faced then there are simplicities on a daily basis. This multifariousness causes constant bewilderment and hesitation before any sort of important decision a person must make in his or her life. When it comes to characters of the written words, as soon sensations of ambiguity, uncertainty, and paranoia form, the outlook and actions of these characters are what usually result in regrettable decisions and added anxiety for both that character as well as the reader....   [tags: oedipa mass, paranoia]

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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon's

- Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49, has characters such as Oedipa Maas, whose world is limited to the authors text. The reader is drawn into the story and also affected by the world created by the author. Both the reader and the characters have the same problems observing the chaos around them. The whole story is a fairy tale.  Even while reading the story, you wonder why it is written in such a fashion. When you realize it was written in the l960's, you can basically see where the author is coming from.  However, poor Oedipa gets a pretty hard deal throughout the tale.  Why her problems seemed to be unclear is finally answered, but it takes a bit of figuring out. Odepia is considered...   [tags: oedipa maas, chaos]

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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

- In Thomas Pynchon’s novel The Crying of Lot 49, we meet Oedipa Maas; she travels down a rabbit hole of her own making, like Lewis Carrols Alice, from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Where Alice comes to self realization, Oedipa’s life ends up falling apart as she becomes more and more isolated and ends up with no closure. She goes through her life, in this story, assigning importance to things that may not be important at all, making a picture into a puzzle. In Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice is thrown into situations in a strange world where she believes she can make sense of it all but always ends up frustrated....   [tags: oedipa maas, stereotypical housewife]

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The Crying of Lot 49

- There are two levels of apprehension to The Crying of Lot 49: that of the characters in the book, whose perception is limited to the text, and that of the reader, who has the ability to look at the world from outside of it. A recurring theme in the novel is the phenomenon of chaos, also called entropy. Both the reader and Oedipa have the same problems of facing the chaos around them. Through various methods, Pynchon imposes a fictional world of chaos on the world of the reader, a world already full of confusions....   [tags: Oedipa Maas]

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Pynchon’s Vision of America in The Crying of Lot 49

- ... As Oedipa delves deeper into the investigation she begins to question her own sanity. The mounting evidence affirming the Tristero’s existence, like the prevalent sightings of its emblem, a muted version of a post horn, is inextricably tied to Pierce’s estate holdings. Thus, Oedipa has to confront her growing sense paranoia that suggests the whole investigation is either a figment of her imagination, or (far worse) a manipulative ruse being imposed upon her by some unknown external entity (Pierce....   [tags: entropy, conspiracy, system, society]

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The Crying of Lot 49: Oedipa the Conspiracy Theorist

- Thomas Pynchon’s novel, The Crying of Lot 49, is set in California during the 1960s in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and in the midst of the Vietnam War. It is also a period of counterculture and social revolution when drug use becomes popularized and sexuality is explored. This historical context is evident in the novel as the main character, Oedipa, attempts to establish order and meaning in life. This essay will explore how Pynchon uses Oedipa as a projection of increased paranoia during this historical age....   [tags: social revolution, Linda Wagner, meaning]

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A Comparison of On the Road and Crying of Lot 49

- In both Jack Kerouac’s, On the Road, and Thomas Pynchon’s Crying of Lot 49 the characters act in a deviant manner outside of social norms. This in turn leads to a deviant sub-cultural group which competes with the institutionalized authorities for power. Deviance in both novels is usually defined as a certain type of behaviour, such as an inebriated professor babbling on in a lecture hall filled with students or a group of teenagers frolicking naked in a city park on a hot and sunny afternoon. However, deviance can also encompass both ideas and attributes (Sagarin, 1975)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Sound and the Fury and The Crying of Lot 49

- The Sound and the Fury and The Crying of Lot 49 It is fitting to discuss the recollection of the past in an age advancing to an unknown futurity and whose memories are increasingly banished to the realm of the nostalgic or, even worse, obsolete. Thomas Pynchon and William Faulkner, in wildly contrasting ways, explore the means by which we, as individuals and communities, remember, recycle, and renovate the past. Retrospection is an inevitability in their works, for the past is inescapable and defines, if not dominates, the present....   [tags: comparison Compare Contrast essays]

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Comparing Journeys in Thos Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49

- Parallel Journeys in The Crying of Lot 49 The Crying of Lot 49 offers two journeys into the text: that of it's protagonist Oedipa, and that which the reader is forced to take with her. His brilliant use of detail and word plays blur the lines between the two. The main factor in this journey is chaos, here referred to by its’ more scientific name entropy. Oedipa and the reader get lost in a system of chaos and the task of deciphering the clues within the intricate system. The reader has no choice but to become part of this system through cleverly employed tactics Pychon uses to draw one in....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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A Comparison of Crying of Lot 49 and White Noise

- A Comparison of Crying of Lot 49 and White Noise   Pynchon's novel The Crying of Lot 49 has much in common with Don DeLillo's book White Noise. Both novels uncannily share certain types of characters, parts of plot structure and themes. The similarities of these two works clearly indicates a cultural conception shared by two influential and respected contemporary authors.             Character similarities in the two novels are found in both the main characters and in some that are tangential to the plots....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Help, Help ( Crying ) Daddy Wake Up

- ... She moans to the call of her name desterbing he tought of her father. “Samantha wake up it’s your birthday your finally twenty one” her sister Lisa and Katelynn bark as they run into her room. Katelynn is the elddest of the three, she twenty four and wants nothing in life but to take your money. She is greed and causes nothing but trouble. Guys flock to her when she walks in to rooms. She is sexy and she knows it. Her hour glass figure and wraps aroung everything. She has long black hair and vibrent blues small blue eyes....   [tags: Brown hair, Eye color, Black hair, Bathtub]

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My Grandmother - Original Writing

- ... The crying sound became louder though, and suddenly woke me up. I got up startled and as soon as I got up, my older sister came in my room with tears in her eyes. I could see it in her eyes that something terrible must of happen, but her telling me that my aunt passed away was the last thought in mind. As soon as she told me I was sobbing nonstop. I couldn’t breathe or see what was going around because of so much tears in my eyes. Hearing those exact words from my sister was something so painful and I couldn’t even bear it....   [tags: Family, Tears, Mother, Crying]

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My Father And My Mother

- ... Then my family took my father to the hospital again to ask the doctor “what was wrong with him, why won’t the blood stop bleeding from his wound.” As the doctor said to my mother, “there is not any other way left that he can get well soon, take him home it all depends on miracle.” After hearing this my mother and I cried a lot because we didn’t know what else to do to save him from all the pain. We all had lost hope by that time. After one day we got back home from the hospital, my father’s condition got worse and worse in the morning....   [tags: Mother, Family, Doctor, Crying]

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A Lot Of Therapy And Drug Testing Ensued

- ... I sank further into solitude and depression, retreating into the person I was before. Out of fear I reached out to a new Phycologist. I didn’t like her and parents disliked her almost as much as I did. She gave me advice that was infantile, tried to force her opinions on me, and was somewhat condescending with my parents and I. Our relationship didn’t last long. After ending our meetings my sister took me on a weekend trip to Zini so that we could celebrate. I would rather have stayed in bed, but I didn’t want to upset her....   [tags: Abuse, Psychological abuse, Time]

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The Day Before They 're Gone

- Even After They’re Gone “Karen passed away,” my mom said quietly behind me. I turned to see her tear stained face with blood shot eyes. Her blue t-shirt had droplets of tears scattered across the front of it. “When,” I asked. My response was so quiet I could barely hear myself. The guilt burned across my face when I realized I sounded like I didn’t care. “Sometime this morning,” she said meeting my gaze. There was no sparkle in her eyes, only grief. Then, looking down she whispered, “Katie is the one that found her.” My heart fell to the ground and shattered....   [tags: Tears, Crying, English-language films, Thought]

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Medical Field : The Oldest Child Has Put A Lot Of Responsibility On Me

- ... Learning about Dr. Perri Klass, a pediatrician, wife, writer, and a mother, has really inspired me more to become a doctor. Dr. Perri Klass was born in Trinidad, which is located in the North American continent. When she was about two years old her family decided to move to New York where she was raised. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Harvard University in 1979 and went on to acquire her M.D from Harvard Medical School in 1986. During her final years in medical school, Dr....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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Middle Level Teaching Requires A Lot Of Knowledge About Young

- ... Having more than one person come up with ideas allows teachers to feed off one another and create an even better lesson. Also, teachers can share their positive and negative experiences so, other teachers do not make the same mistakes in their classroom. Advisory programs are important for students to get the support they need, at this age. I think having a small number of students per teacher or advisor is essential to form close relationships, so they feel comfortable to share their thoughts and feelings....   [tags: High school, Education, Middle school, School]

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My Memories With The Old Farmer With Snow White Hair

- ... It followed me. My mom had no makeup on and her face was covered in bright red blotches. She had been crying. Not just crying a couple tears, but waterfalls. I immediately asked what was wrong, and she just looked at me. Blankness covered her face along with a stream of tears. She finally said the words I never wanted to hear. “Great- Grandpa Green is not doing well.” This was no shock to me. The poor man had not been doing well for quite some time. Although, at the time, I had just thought it was the Alzheimer’s....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Crying]

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I 'm Afraid, Let 's Share A Bed !

- ... Help me Help me " . Suddenly , the four of us are scared this call endless . Although this sounds very vague , but I confirm that my boyfriend Jun crying . He and several of the boys clearly moved to a classmate 's home to live , and how will go to call it here in the middle of the night . Three partners also think this is very strange . We also listened carefully for a moment , feeling the sound is coming from the outside , " is not in the vicinity of Jun danger ?" . I ventured to go out and see what happens , prayed for three companions and I 'm out the door ....   [tags: The Wall, Walls, Pink Floyd, Crying]

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Comparing Women in Anna Akhmatova’s Lot’s Wife, Crucifixion, and Rachel

- Powerful Women in Anna Akhmatova’s Lot’s Wife, Crucifixion, and Rachel “But Lot's wife looked back behind him, and she became a pillar of salt” (New Geneva Study Bible, Gen. 19. 26). “Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary (the mother of James and Joseph), and Zebedee's wife, the mother of James and John” (Matt. 27:56). “Jacob went over to the well and rolled away the stone and watered his uncle's flock. Then Jacob kissed Rachel, and tears came to his eyes…But when Jacob woke up in the morning – it was Leah....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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A Lot Can Happen in an Hour Kate Chopin's Story of an Hour

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My Father By Allan Earl Eustace

- ... He’ll be back. He’ll be back. “, stroking our hopeful heads. Turns out Daddy was away for awhile at rehab. He got so low, and depressed. He tried to take his life. Of course, I did not find out about these details until I was of age. But I will always remember the day he came home, Momma was in such a fuss about the house, and how she looked. Her thick long black hair braided out of her small face, flowing down her back. She had on her blue dress. I knew it was a big day. She had my sister, and I dress up like we would for easter....   [tags: Tears, Crying, 2005 singles, Friendship]

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People Crying For Freedom And Liberty

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The crying game

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The Wedding Reception Was A Lot Of Fun

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A Lot is Accomplished in My Class

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Huge problem in a lot of schools

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Race to the Kmart Parking Lot

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A Lot Of Miyazaki 's Films

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A Lot Of Great Stories

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A Lot Of Great Stories

- ... He sat next to her in math class. He was so shy the first week, one wouldn’t probably have heard or seen him talk to anyone in that class. The second week of class Amandia decided to talk to him; she helped him around in math and helped him with some things he didn’t know. Mid-year she got to know him better and both classmates opened up to each other. He told her about his life, which was so scary; he told her about his family and friends. Finally, he told her why he moved school. He had many problems with old friends; he also had problems with the teachers and he didn’t like his classes there....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Good and evil, Teacher]

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I Hate Writing A Lot

- ... For example, I was able to apply my new knowledge about detail writing in revision on my own. I was able to capture the beautiful details in “Emergency”. I feel I’ve done a great job in capturing those details but I still need to improve on how to explain my thought process to my readers on how I came up with them. I have always assumed that if I can see the beauty in something, if I just tell my readers that something is beautiful then they will realize the beauty in them too. But I realized that if you don’t explain it to the readers, they might not be able to share the same view as you....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Imitation, Thought]

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Save-A-Lot and Giant Eagle

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Parking Lot Paradise: Callowhill

- As I drive southbound from Trenton into Philadelphia on I-95 South, it is impossible to avoid potholes, constant construction, and terrible drivers. The frustration mounts throughout the journey, until off in the distance the jutting of skyscrapers can be seen cutting through the clouds. Philadelphia, is so close now. I take the Callowhill exit, and I know that I’ve made it home. From the exit to my apartment is merely a ten minute drive. Those ten minutes are more than enough to take in the sights and sounds of Callowhill Street and the neighborhood surrounding it....   [tags: immigration, philadelphia, industries]

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Montgomery Vs. Montgomery 's Arms Crying For Help

- Every time she runs, Kayla Montgomery falls in her coach’s arms crying for help because she can’t feel her legs. Kayla Montgomery was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the young age of fourteen after a fall in a soccer game. After the game, Kayla felt numbness in her legs and was heartbroken when the doctor diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis, knowing that playing soccer would never be an option. Montgomery was never a good runner until the day she decided that she was not giving up on being an athlete and tried out for the cross country team....   [tags: Multiple sclerosis, Nervous system, Relapse]

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What A Lot Of People Do Not Know

- What a lot of people do not know is that many famous literary pieces that readers find so relatable were actually based off of instances in the author’s own lives. A lot of times authors will take experiences from their personal lives and incorporate them into their work. Although the characters are fictional, the events that happen and the feelings they experience are not. Rather, the stories are based off something traumatic that has happened to the author, and the writer is also making up characters that secretly parallel people from his/her life....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story]

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The Phantom Of Liberty Lend A Lot The Story

- among others were the sparkling gem this movie has to offer. Watching the movie is very reflective towards the society of audience. Many say the film is about how animals are watching our society. The animals are confused at how complicated and inefficient our society is. The organization and the pacing of The Phantom of Liberty lend a lot the story. The film follows one group of people and their story until it gets interesting. Once that happens, they changed and begin to follow a group with a much less interesting scenario....   [tags: Film, Film director, Movie projector]

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Human Rights : A Lot Of Predicaments That Are Not Right

- ... One thing that seems very unfair to human rights is the death penalty. Electrocution is not the solution it’s not right, the government should not take a person 's life based on what they have done.” At least 4.1% of all defendants sentenced to death in the US in the modern era are innocent” (HRV). Police brutality is getting worst, innocent people are dying everyday because of the harsh like thing police do, they feel like they can get away with it.”500 innocent Americans are murdered by police every year”(HRV)....   [tags: Human rights, Law]

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The Most Important Algebra Book And A Lot

- ... For example, they use math when they want to go to shop. When a person gives a seller money, he or she does calculations and takes the rest of the money. In this situation, people use one or more operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division. Another example of using math in the daily routine is solving problems. If a person has a problem, he or she needs to use the logic. Logic is the science that studies the general rules and laws of a human right to think. People use logic to see if the thing is right or wrong....   [tags: Mathematics, Science, Scientific method, Physics]

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Strategic Plan For The Success Of A Lot Of Businesses

- ... As the old saying goes "you reap what you sow". You have to put in the time and effort in order to have success in business. In business it is equally important to have a mission statement for your company. A mission statement gives the business the opportunity to give others insight on their core values and purpose for doing business. The mission statement and strategy plan should coincide with one another. However, one important difference between the two is a mission statement deals with values, beliefs and goals of the company, while a strategy plan serves as the vehicle or means to enable you to accomplish those goals....   [tags: Strategic planning, Strategy, Management]

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Schools Are Spending A Lot Of Money For Technology

- ... When undergraduates write by hand the brain works differently than it does when a scholar is copying everything the professor says. When students write by hand, it strengthens the memory and increases comprehension of the topic. This means that the student will most likely recall information easier from what was discussed in the lecture at a later date, as well as have a better understanding of what was taught than those who took notes on a laptop. A stronger memory is one of the greatest advantages young scholars have when handwriting their notes....   [tags: Reading, Reading comprehension, Writing, Student]

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The Easy Four Credit Class Of The Lot

- -“First-Year Writing” the easy four credit class of the lot. Those are the first thoughts that come to my mind as I read through my brand new schedule for the fall semester. How hard could it get. Just writing words decorated with elegant syntax that manages to make coherent arguments. Using “Aurora” to say that dawn had fell, or “supine” to explain we are lying on the coach, academic writing has become a competition between elaborated pieces that has made reading and writing a quirky, long and peculiar journey that could never be used in real life unless you pursued academic writing as your life long occupation....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Five paragraph essay]

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A Lot Of Speculation Around Story Of Transfiguration

- There is a lot of speculation around story of Transfiguration in Matthew 17:1-13. When you first read the story, many questions pop out such as why Jesus picked the particular disciples that he picked to go up to the mountain with him, what mountain it was on, and why this particular event happened. Many parallels between the transfiguration and other passages in the New Testament as well as the Old and the comparison of Jesus and Moses have been found. The transfiguration part of Jesus’ story is very symbolical in a sense that it is where past and the future meet; connecting them both in the same place on that high mountain....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]

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Food Safety Affects People A Lot

- Food matters. Nevertheless, food safety in China is worse than what you thought; you can never imagine how toxic it is. Although there are variety choices of restaurant for us to eat nowadays, many people still choose to eat at home. Not only to save money, but also be sensible for their own health. Think about our situation now, we can constantly buy meats that we think is fresh and yummy, but who knows if it’s healthy and safe. Is it truly what you want. What materials will the restaurant serves you....   [tags: Nutrition, Milk, Food, Powdered milk]

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Crying Away Stress

- Tearful Serenity: Crying Away the Stress Some days you've just had it. You've been talked at all day by people you couldn't care less about, the lady at the convenience store snapped at you, your friend invited herself over right when you had exactly one hour to write a paper, you got caught in a traffic jam going shopping, you're starting to seriously rethink your life career ... and now there's a thirty dollar parking ticket stuck on your windshield because that darn machine wasn't accepting quarters....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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It's Time to Redesign the Parking Lot

- When the bell rings for students to go home the quiet and serene field of asphalt in front of school becomes a sinkhole and everyone is fighting to get out. Most school parking lots are accessible, safe, and orderly; the Hinckley-Big Rock High School parking lot is an accident waiting to happen. With so many problems, a slight redesign of the schools main parking lot would seem practical. Anytime the idea of making any corrections or additions to the parking lot comes up in a discussion, the notion is put down due to the time the parking lot would be unusable while under renovation....   [tags: Persuasive Essay]

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The Story of Lot and His Daughters

- The Story of Lot and His Daughters As discussed in class, the Old Testament is a story of the constant struggle between the Lord and his authority, and humans and their rebellion. God brings down punishment upon Man, but saves a few righteous individuals. It is within the framework of this constant struggle that the rules of an evolving society are laid down and recorded. In the story of Lot and his daughters, we see the taboos of disobedience to the Lord, incest and poor hospitality condemned....   [tags: Religion Theology]

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The Story Of Eden - Original Writing

- Eden lay still in her bed for hours while tears constantly poured down the arms she had pressed against her face. She did not know whether it was day or night, but she did not care. She had been given a fantasy that she now realized she had taken for granted, and it was ripped from her arms before she could see how wonderful her days had become since Eric had abruptly appeared in her life. Floating ten feet awat from the bed, the three Ghouls watched her continuously sob into her arms. Sometimes she cried loudly and other times were soft....   [tags: Tears, Crying]

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Salems Lot and The Shining

- Stephen King sets up the perfect horror scene in room 217 by buliding off of Hitchcock and hos own previous work, Salem's Lot. King uses Hitchcock's definition of great horror to set for the scene in romm 217. He also uses background from his old work, Salems Lot. Alfred Hitchcock's idea of horror involves human suspense and teh realistic aspect of scary situations. Hitchcocks masterful directing leads the audience to be the frist to understand what is going on. The characters are left in the dark until the suspense reaches its climax....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Pattern of Residential Lot Size Zoning in Guangzhou, China

- ... Additionally, the onset of the 1982 economic reforms also led to the use of a GIS (Geographic information system) to govern the use of land, including population distribution, location of factories, infrastructure development and other plans. This was majorly done so that the region could have a record of land development and a historical record fort the major changes that took place in the region. According to a publication be the APA journal, there were huge projects for housing under development at the periphery of the city, most commonly, near the ETDZ of Guangzhou (Economic and Technological Development Zone)....   [tags: residentical zoning practices, urbanization]

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Sleep Insomni A Serious Problem For A Lot Of People

- Sleep disorders are a very serious problem for a lot of people. It affects a lot of people 's lives, requiring them to have to live a very different life than the average person. The five most commonly known sleep disorders are insomnia, sleep apnea, sleepwalking, and narcolepsy. Sleep insomnia is when you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep even when you have a chance to do so. Sleep apnea is when you have trouble breathing when you’re asleep. Sleepwalking is when you’re in a deep sleep and you start to walk around or perform some kind of complex behavior....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep apnea, Sleep disorder, Sleep medicine]

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I Learned A Lot From Interviewing The Coach Maldonado

- I learned a lot from interviewing the Coach Maldonado. The main thing I got out of this interview was something I was taught growing up. The outcome depends on how much work you put into doing a task. It’s not something I really learned from Coach Maldonado but it reenforces the idea. I like this idea because if you 're not going work hard for something then why should you expect great results as an outcome. The harder you work for something the more rewarding it becomes at the end. Now a days if you want to become great, it takes a lot of work and time....   [tags: Want, Psychology, Jonathan Coachman, Thing]

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What It Is For You Can Learn A Lot About Yourself

- ... This caused her father to move miles away resulting in him only seeing her on the weekends, when the traveling situation worked out. After a while everything stopped. Melanie went from seeing her father, Milton, every weekend to every other. Soon after, it went from every other weekend to twice a month. Now she’s lucky if she sees him every few years. One good thing that came out of the split up was that her mother remarried and found a man who treated Melanie as if she was his own. They had a good enough relationship to push the facts to the front and help Melanie understand that her biological father was nothing but a dead beat....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family, Parent]

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Personal Narrative : A Child I Moved Around A Lot

- ... My whole world changed I thought I would never get my daughter back and she was all I had. Finally after a few days the police was able to locate him bring her back. We had got an order of protection, and moved across town. After Isabela turned 1 I found out I was having another daughter. I was happy I felt more knowledgeable about being a parent. I don’t think there is ever a point as a parent when you can say you know everything but I can say I was a lot more prepared and had a better idea of what to expect....   [tags: Family, Mother, 2007 singles, Daughter]

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The Biblical Allusion of Lot's Wife in Slaughterhouse-Five

- Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Slaughterhouse-Five, uses the biblical allusion of Lot’s wife looking back on the destroyed cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to parallel the story of Billy Pilgrim during the war and his experience after, when he returns to the United States. Although the reference is brief, it has profound implications to the portrayal of America during World War II, especially the bombing of Dresden. Although Lot’s wife’s action dooms her to turn into a pillar of salt, the narrator emphasizes her choice to indicate the importance of being compassionate and having hindsight....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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College High School Is Taught Me A Lot

- ... I learned that not everyone is your friend and that sometimes people you want to save, can’t be saved at all. Some people who you called your friends end up turning their backs on you when things get hard, but the friends I have now are the ones who stuck by me even when I was going through hard times. Although there are some “friends” who don’t have your best interest, You should never underestimate the significance of friendships during high school. 4 quarters are always better than 100 pennies....   [tags: High school, High School Musical, Friendship]

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A Report On The Caterer As A Huge Job And A Lot Of Work

- ... The cake baker prefers to bring the cake into the reception hall the day before or the morning of the wedding so they need access to the hall as well. Next is the photographer. Photographers are very busy and usually booked year round. There is a good chance that a photographer will already be book if they are not booked for the occasion in 7 months advance, especially if it is a widely popular photographer. For most brides, a photographer is a must have for their wedding day. To guarantee the photographer they really want, I would suggest that they book them at least a year in advance....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Wedding reception]

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Poverty : A Small Area With Not Only A Lot Of People

- ... It is a spiral that never ends, generation after generation these trends are continuing. Young kids now are heading into the very same path their parents have taken, and it isn’t an easy one. There is a huge range of stereotypes based around Appalachian’s; poor, shoeless mountain people, no education, unhealthy, fat, too many children, drug addicts, the list just goes on. But in reality all of these stereotypes are based around the fact of poverty, if people weren 't in poverty there probably wouldn’t be the issues of being overweight and unhealthy because families would be able to afford the more expensive “healthy” foods, higher educations would be more affordable, families could affor...   [tags: Higher education, High school, Appalachia]

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A Report On The Shopping Mall Parking Lot At A Shopping Center

- ... The CMA used the city council to pass an ordinance that directly benefits them; however, this new law is too vague and is not fully supported by the officers and the city judge. Lastly, the merchants at the shopping mall criticize the police for “not doing a proper job of enforcing the law.” This criticism is unfounded due to officers issuing warnings, making the public aware of a new law, and the police officers giving multiple citations every weekend, which is their way of enforcing the law to the best of their ability....   [tags: Police, Constable, Shopping mall, Police officer]

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American Dream Dying : The Economic Lot Of The Least Advantaged

- In “American Dream Dying”: The Economic lot of the Least Advantaged by Peter McClelland and Peter Tobin discusses the core economic components of the American Dream. In chapter three the topic is on financial security the authors discuss the different financial downfalls and how it can effect the outlook of the American dream. Many people work hard so that they can avoid minimum income. In the workforce today many Americans face hard times due to the economic triumph and tax increase. In this chapter McClelland explains four categories that affect financial security....   [tags: Debt, Money, Investment, Finance]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Song Of Solomon A Lot Of Betrayal '

- Nobody lives forever, Pilate. Don 't. Of course not. Nobody. Of course, nobody. I don 't see why not. Death is as natural as life. Isn’t nothing natural about death. It 's the most unnatural thing they is. You think people should live forever. Some people. Yeah. Who 's to decide. Which ones should live and which ones shouldn’t. The people themselves. Some folks want to live forever. Some don 't. I believe they decide on it anyway. People die when they want to and if they want to. Don 't nobody have to die if they don 't want to....   [tags: White people, Black people, Toni Morrison]

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Cosmetic Surgery And Its Effect On The Lives Of A Lot Of People

- An incision was made: this was the cut that could forever change a life; with this laceration, cosmetic surgery was born. A British Sailor, Walter Yeo, suffered severe facial deformations while serving in World War I. Skin grafts were harvested from undamaged areas of Yeo’s body, and were later used to treat Yeo’s loss of his upper and lower eyelids. In 1917, Yeo was treated by Sir Harold Gillies, the well-known father of plastic surgery (Murano). Yeo was the beginning of it all. Later, in 1962, Timmie Jean Lindsey became the first person in history to receive silicone breast implants....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast implant, Cosmetics]

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The Middle East Has A Lot Of Domestic Pressure On The Area

- The Middle East has a lot of domestic pressure on the area. Because of these issues the main question now is, does the international community need to get involved. With issues like ISIS, Syria negotiating peace deals, Sunni- Shiite rivalry in the area, and also ISIS controlling Mosul. These issues plague the area because there is so much fighting going on, because all of the countries are in a fighting state and everything is chaos. These issues are on display for the world, because of all of these issues, the international community has to decide whether or not to intervene with these issues....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Iraq, Jordan]

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Love Is The Underlying Motive Behind A Lot Of Our Actions

- Love is the underlying motive behind a lot of our actions. Love is the reason why we form special bonds with others and why some create a life together. Yet few of us are experts at love. When we are asked to define love, most of us are perplexed by dissimilar discernments of the intangible neurological condition. We thus start to feel inept. Still we have an idea of what love is and most would agree that it is more easily experienced than defined. In the short story “Beginners,” Carver fruitlessly attempts to define love through each of the characters’ distinct insight and encounter with love....   [tags: Love, Short story, Marriage, Fiction]

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Factors That Influence The Tourism Industry Has Developed A Lot

- Tourism industry has developed a lot in the last few decades (Cooper & Hall, 2008). In order to maintain and increase this development, the industry has to identify and understand tourists’ needs and motivations factors that force them to travel. Tourists had basic needs, which were continuously increasing and also changing form throughout the years. According to Maslow’s theory (1970) while basic needs are satisfied, motivations are created and determined by the following level. Motivation factors (motivators) are the factors, which are pushing or pulling a traveller to take a trip/holiday and those that make the tourist’s purchase desirable....   [tags: Motivation, Maslow's hierarchy of needs]

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How Does The World Plays A Lot For Racial Background?

- ... That did not stop both blacks and whites from enjoying the movie. Mahalia Jackson even sang one of her favorite songs in the movie. Imitation of Life ended up being the fourth highest grossing movie of 1959 and remained Universal’s highest grossing film until 1967. It wasn’t until years later, when critics reviewed it later that they admitted that it was a classic. My first reason is that the filming industry had a major input on not treating blacks and whites equal. I will never understand why they treated blacks and whites differently....   [tags: Black people, Race, Human skin color]

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Society Gains A Lot By Supporting Culturally Diverse Environments

- Society gains a lot by supporting culturally diverse environments. In this research paper I am going to present my thoughts and opinions on the arguments. What I believe and then back my opinions and information up with quotes and research from articles on Diversity and Innovation. Accepting the diverse differences and cultures,means that the society can benefit and grow with more ideas. As the Nation’s human capital grows more women, people of color, gays or lesbians, transgenderism and other ethnic minorities enter the workforce....   [tags: Racism, White American, White people, Race]

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