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The Tail On The Pony Stood By Discord

- From a distance it appeared a grey earth pony stood by Discord. Celestia and Luna prepared to confront Discord, but a creature they met earlier stood between them and his throne. It had showed itself to be above outside influence when Luna failed to make mental contact, and Discord 's corruption was shrugged off. Which made its aiding Discord of its own accord bewildering. Discord turned to meet his guests, "This is so much fun. How about a game of pin the tail on the pony?" He showed off Celestia 's tail....   [tags: Moon, Lunar phase, Debut albums, Luna Gotra]

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The Day The Earth Stood

- The Day The Earth Stood Still The Day The Earth Stood Still explores the ramifications of nuclear development and the lack of peace during the Cold War, promoting the idea of a common humanity and the need for reevaluation of morals. A shift in paradigms between the role of the government and the role of the people, as a result of the extraterrestrial presence of Klaatu, explores the role of the powerful political parties such as the US and the Soviet Union in deciding the fate of the masses. The US government is vulnerable in the presence of Klaatu, as his presence threatens their power....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Soviet Union]

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The Day The Earth Stood

- Where do we draw the line between freedom and safety. The film The Day the Earth Stood Still, directed by Robert Wise, broaches this question from a unique perspective and displays many of the pros and cons that must be taken into consideration in order to answer this question. Earth is faced with the question: should humanity give up violence, or maintain its freedom to bear arms. While the decision was ultimately left up to the audience in this movie, the movie intended to convey that it is in the better interest of humankind to give up a portion of freedom to bear arms in favor of the safety of billions....   [tags: Human, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]

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When I Stood Up for Myself

- ... Until… Chi forced me to give her the answers of the final exam test. If I got caught, my paper would be cancelled and all my hard work would vanish. Her order drove me crazy. It was beyond my endurance. For a moment, I left my fear behind my back and said. “No!” “What?” – Raising eyebrows, she asked. “From now on I wouldn’t do any irrational thing you ask me.” – I replied. Surprised, Chi told me: “There is no second chance. So I’m asking you again. Are you sure about your decision?”. My lips were nearly frozen yet I still answered: “Yes”....   [tags: bullied, condifent, exercise, test]

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Oscar Romero Stood Up for the Poor and Troubled Nation of El Salvador

- ... El Salvador was involved in a civil war. Romero’s role began when “Romero's close friend Father Rutillo Grande was assassinated by a paramilitary death squad. This had a dramatic and profound effect on his life, changing him from a status quo moderate to a fierce activist against injustice” (RP). El Salvador was tremendously unstable in the late 1970s. This was due to inequality of social classes, repressive military rule, and poverty. “After witnessing numerous violations of human rights, he began to speak out on behalf of the poor and the victims of repression” (UN)....   [tags: catholic, injustice, protests]

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Biography Of Ronald Williams Stood At The Front Door Of A Former Girlfriend

- Ronald Williams stood at the front door of a former girlfriend. He cannot believe she had forgiven him over a bad break up these past five years. The girl had taken the highschool breakup hard, and she was soon homeschooled. He had never seen or heard from her, until now. Ron had never went to college. The twenty year-old took over his father’s car dealership. He had a comfy life and a steady relationship with a beautiful woman. His life was perfect, and now a former girlfriend wanted to mend her ways....   [tags: Girl, Female]

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I Stood Patiently Waiting For Communion At St. Hilary 's Church

- Philosophy Statement I stood patiently waiting for communion at St. Hilary’s church one Saturday evening during the summer before my freshman year of high school. I am not proud to say that my family is the type people to leave church right after communion. As soon as we were about to go up for communion my mom says that we are staying until then end today. Hearing this frustrated myself and my siblings, because we always leave church early. After communion we sit back down in the pew and anxiously wait for it to be over with....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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Harriet Tubman: The Issues to Stood Up For

- Harriet was very instrumental for abolishing slavery in the 1800’s. When Harriet Tubman was younger she went through tough times with her family. She was always around violence but this made her a stronger person. Escaping from her plantation, Harriet found her way to Philadelphia and found work there to raise money for freeing slaves. She was the conductor of the Underground Railroad and she led hundreds of slaves to freedom. Harriet was put in danger by leading slaves through the Underground Railroad....   [tags: slavery, rights, speaking, public, conductor]

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Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood:A Loaded Gun

- Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood:A Loaded Gun Emily Dickinson is a poet known for her cryptic, confusing language. Words are often put together in an unusual way and create deciphering difficulties for the reader. But behind all the confusion is a hidden meaning that becomes clear, and one realizes that all the odd word choices were chosen for a specific reason. The poem I will try to analyze is My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun, or number 754. I find this to be one of her most difficult poems to decode....   [tags: Literature Poetry Writers Papers]

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Emotion in Emily Dickinson's “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun”

- This poem was written by American poet, Emily Dickinson, who was born in the 1800. This was the period where art was based on emotion; the “Romantic Period”. She was also born in the Victorian Era, where women had to be shackled to their pedestals and most had to be married by age eighteen. They were not allowed to vote, or earn money. This information should help the reader better understand the poem. When writing the poem “My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun” Dickinson thought of what format to use to express her emotions; Quatrain (four verses)....   [tags: My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun, Emily Dickinson,]

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Significance of Organizational Change in Robbins' Awaken the Giant Within and Gladwell's What the Dog Saw

- I’ve been reading two books during the past couple of weeks, “Awaken the Giant Within” by Tony Robbins and “What the Dog Saw” by Malcolm Gladwell. Whenever I read a book, I read it with an eye towards lessons or insight I can use in organizational change. Robbins’ book is full of insight; Gladwell’s has its moments. These disparities of insight stem from the difference in construction and intent of the two books. Robbins wrote his book as a roadmap for helping individuals change; whereas, Gladwell’s book is a collection of his previously published articles....   [tags: Awaken the Giant Within, What the Dog Saw]

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Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street

- Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street The story of how a stupid horse and a wagon on Mulberry Street grows into a story that no one can beat. The adventure of Marco, and the things that he saw on Mulberry Street, began during the summer of 1936. Ted and Helen set sail for Europe aboard the new luxury liner, the M.S. Kungsholm. Ted, finding it impossible to settle while a summer storm hammered the ship, strode from one Kungsholm bar to another. While sipping on vodka on the rocks, he took a piece of stationery and started scribbling a rambling plot that began with “a stupid horse and wagon.” As the ship plowed the sea for eight days, the chugging rhythm of its engines re...   [tags: Dr. Seuss Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street]

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The Use of Compression in My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson

- The Use of Compression in My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson is quoted as writing to Samuel Bowles that "the old words are numb—and there a'nt any new ones" (4). This absence of variety in Dickinson's life urged her to redefine the words that already existed by creating more or less of an emphasis on certain words. She achieved this effect by omitting key words and dislocating punctuation in a sentence and therefore giving new meaning to them. In her poem My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun--, her use of compression gives more force to each fragmented sentence, breaking it up into almost metaphoric terms of the components of the gun itself....   [tags: My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun]

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My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson

- My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson Today, few would deny that Emily Dickinson is an important figure in American literature. The numerous ways to interpret her poetry draws more and more readers into her publications. It's as if everyone could interpret Dickinson's poems into his or her personal life; seeing the poems the way they want to see it. This is the effect "flexible" poems have on people. In Dickinson's "My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun", I interpreted the poem literally, thinking the poem was really about a gun and the relationship with its owner....   [tags: My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun]

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Movie Analysis : ' I Saw '

- The last movie I saw was “Paper Town” released in October 20, 2015 staring Nat Wolff and Directed by Jake Schreier. This stories take place in Orlando, FL and migrates up the east costing to the State of New York. This movie is colored film with audio and can be viewed in HD, Standard, Wide Screen Full Screen with Blue Ray capabilities. The length of this movies is 109 mins and include previews and credits at the beginning and the end of this picture. The film is consider a drama/romance about a boy who would do anything for the girl living next door who he is madly in love with....   [tags: Film, Film director, Movie theater, Translation]

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The Day The Earth Stood Still

- A story always has two side versions or maybe more depending on what prospective it is being presented in. Some stories have a good version and others have the bad “evil” depending on what it is about. However, a film that is trying to make an overall political statement of what is occurring at that time can be taken in differently by the viewer, since each hold distinct values. Depending on those values people could be open minded to new possibilities or continue to be restricted to having things and situations just the way they are....   [tags: Human, Race, Black people, White people]

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College Is A Chain Saw

- 1. The Statement that best summarizes Nemko’s position is, “College is a chain saw. Only in certain situations is it the right tool,” because most of their argument talks about why college isn’t for everyone, and why more people should pursue an alternative path. 2. Nemko supports his thesis with logic when he used reports of the percentages of people who actually graduate from college, and the percentages of people who find themselves dissatisfied with their college education. His argument appeals to emotion when he is telling the stories of people who graduated from college who didn’t get good enough jobs.His argument appeals to authority when we is giving examples of people who succeeded...   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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Gender Analysis of Loser by Lady Saw

- Statement: Below is a gender analysis of “Loser”, a popular Caribbean dancehall song by Lady Saw. The writer believes this song effectively portrays subjective perspectives on roles of men and women, gender relationships, issues of power, sexuality and patriarchal attitudes towards social constructs of homophobia and prostitution. The likely impacts of the results of the analysis will be concluded. “In Caribbean popular music, there is no shortage of songs whose representations of gender, from a North American liberal or left perspective, would seem controversial.” (Manuel, 1995) This statement gives insight into the fact that the Caribbean, as a cultural space, is adept at introducing gend...   [tags: carribean, sexuality, relationships]

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What the Butler Saw, by Joe Orton

- In order to effectively display a certain discontent with society, an author must have the ability to illustrate the specific flaws that exist within that mainstream society. In What the Butler Saw, Joe Orton does an excellent job in illustrating how abuse of authority can have a subversive effect on an individual’s personality. Throughout the play, Orton uses authority as a tool to illustrate how it has the ability to alter a patient’s personality and provoke madness through psychiatric practice....   [tags: Abusing Authority, Personality]

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The First Day I Saw A Saxophone

- September 1st, 2000 was the first day I saw a saxophone. It was the first day of school and my first time at Hampton Street School in Mineola, NY. The first day of the fourth grade in a new town should have been more nerve-racking for me, but it was my thirds school in three years. By that time I considered myself an expert on saying goodbye to friends I had just made and hello to friends I would make. My parents had always been hard workers since we moved to New York from Hyderabad, India. Unfortunately for me it meant they were always busy and always moving to where their job took them....   [tags: Education, High school, Musical instrument]

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"In What the Shepherd Saw" Text Analysis

- In the light of the results shown above, it is obvious that this cluster is more interested in the words duke, castle, shepherd, duchess, stranger, closet, curate, captain, knight, boy, grace, dance, rector, light, hut, hill, and gate. The words are associated with the idea of hidden or unrevealed death. The idea is repeated in the three texts where problems of jealousy and suspicion in marriage lead to death. In the three texts, the main idea of each one is that that there is a wife who belongs to the elite and she is beautiful....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

- Unfortunately, Marion consideration of allowing him his daughter is postponed. In end of the book it says “But he wanted his child, and nothing was much good now, beside that fact. He wasn’t young anymore, with a lot of nice thoughts and dreams to have by himself” (Fitzgerald 400). Charlie wanted to make changes in his life, but the people around him do not accept that he is a better man and his alcoholic past will continue to hold him back from living the future he wants with his daughter. “Babylon Revisited” adaptation The Last Time I Saw Paris, directed by Richard Brooks Charlie’s actor falls in love with Helen who has more a fun spirited and loving personality than Charlie....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol, Alcoholic beverage]

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The First Time I Saw Jackie

- The first time I saw Jackie was my 1st year at Marymount, I believe it was at orientations and from time to time I would see her walking around on campus. It wasn 't until the Spring semester of my 2nd year did I ever have a class with her. That semester I saw her everywhere it seemed. She medium height, I would say around 5 ' 5", she has long curly brown hair and she wears glasses. I would also say that she is quite fashionable. I didn 't make any judgments based on her appearance because that 's not in my nature....   [tags: Cognition, Thought, Mind, Cognitive dissonance]

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The Way Ancient Greeks Saw Happiness

- The ancient Greeks valued wisdom above all other virtues. They saw wisdom as the ultimate way to happiness. To gain happiness in ancient Greek culture meant that one had to suffer. All Greeks, including Plato, Socrates, and Aeschylus believed that through suffering one would gain knowledge and wisdom. In Aeschylus’s play Agamemnon, the main theme is suffering. In the play, Zeus is portrayed as a god who makes mortals suffer in order for them to learn from their experiences. This means that learning is a natural process....   [tags: greek philosophers, socrates, wisdom]

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I Saw Guinevere There as Well

- I Saw Guinevere There as Well Numerous sources, such as Layamon's "Arthur's Dream", Marie de France's "Lanval" and Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, portray Guinevere as a unfaithful wife and the primary cause of the fall of King Arthur and The Round Table. In all of the three works, Guinevere is seen approaching various men such as Lanval and Sir Lancelot, knights of her husband. And, yet, she remains virtuous and appealing in the eyes of King Arthur, who loves her dearly. Such blindness or possibly Arthur's unconditional love of Guinevere and Lancelot, Arthur's best knight, lead to the fall of Arthur's Britain and of the Round Table....   [tags: Arthurian Legends Essays]

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A Workshop Table Saw: Choose The Perfect Model For You

- There is nothing like the feeling of doing your own home repairs. It is not only rewarding in feeling, but in cost as well. It is most definitely less expensive if you are able to your own work around the house. Before starting; however, you will need the proper tools to get the job done correctly. Purchasing a workshop table saw is a must for projects large and small. Though a table saw is a staple requirement to home repairs, they can be costly. There are a number of different types and range in size as well as versatility....   [tags: Process Essay]

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Use of Saw Palmetto in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

- Holistic and natural medicine dates far back in history, but has recently re-emerged as a very popular alternative to prescription medication. Many decide to use natural remedies, such as dietary supplements, to avoid the high cost and extensive list of unwanted side effects of prescription medications, but these alternatives are not always an effective equivalent. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate holistic medicine such as dietary supplements, which pose concerns about the content and efficacy of the active ingredient.5 It is very difficult to standardize herbal remedies because herbs are usually complex mixtures and the constituents responsible for the claimed effect...   [tags: holistic, natural medicine, symptoms]

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Mr. Hossack 's Murder I Saw The Wife

- While reading the case about Mr.Hossack 's murder i saw the wife, Mrs.Hossack, as innocent at first. The children all claimed that the two did not argue for over a year, so why would she kill him now verses a year ago. When the youngest child, Ivan Hossack, came to the stand and "told his story in a straight, unhesitating manner" it made it easier for me to believe in Mrs. Hossack 's innocence. The child even said that he saw his mother aiding his father when he called out for help. If she had been the one to swing the axe, why would she help him and risk getting in trouble....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Murder, Husband]

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What The Dog Saw and the Rise of the Global Market

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The Is The Last Time I Saw My Father And Where?

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Analysis Of ' I Saw Even More, It Wasn 't '

- Last semester my documentary production professor told my classmates and I to avoid making films that were too much like Holocaust or civil rights films. This really struck me as an almost cold statement, however this semester in both this class and the film and Holocaust class that I took I began to understand what he meant. After reading much of Aaron Kerner’s book I saw even more, it wasn’t a statement on the subject matter but the filmic techniques that have been overused in the genres. The most burnt out are the tropes within each film; like the crafty jew trope, the jew as a victim, or as a hero, and the usage of naziploitation....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Judaism, The Holocaust, Jews]

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The Day The Earth Stood Still A Film By Robert Wise

- The Day The Earth Stood Still The Day The Earth Stood Still a film by Robert Wise. Is a great film about the xenophobia of the American people in the 50’s. It is also about the cold war, where there was a constant threat of nuclear annihilation/ mutually assured destruction. It was the Wises intent to get a message a crossed to the America public with this film. This is shown in how Wises presents the themes in the movies. Also in how he shoots the film/ how he uses new technology. The most prevalent theme that was displayed was the “atomic” theme....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Nuclear weapon, War]

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Thomas Jefferson Was A Man Who Stood For The Freedom Of Religion

- Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was and still is an individual who has made an impact in our country. His character was so intrigued and different that people are still attempting to discover many new points about Thomas Jefferson. In this paper, I will be mentioning few points regarding Thomas Jefferson which I found to be interesting. Thomas Jefferson was a man who stood for the freedom of religion. In the interview of Gore Vidal we can see that Thomas Jefferson made it clear that church and state laws should be kept separate....   [tags: Thomas Jefferson]

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Analysis Of Le Carre 's The Day The Earth Stood

- Write an essay in which you explore the interplay of the personal and the political in After the Bomb. The dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945 exposed capabilities held by influential political powers, and humanity as a whole, previously thought unattainable. It unveiled man’s capacity for destruction, and highlighted the motives held by the political powers in doing so - the end justifies the means. John Le Carre’s The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1963), Robert Wise’s The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951), and Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window (1954), all explore the implications of such powerful capabilities on both the political and the personal climate, and attemp...   [tags: Cold War, Nuclear weapon, World War II, Communism]

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I Saw Some Similarities Within Myself

- After reading David’s story, I saw some similarities within myself. As a teenager, I often failed to complete things that I would start, often out of frustration. I never wanted to ask for extra help or an explanation given in a different manner. When I failed to understand something I would become frustrated and just not do it. I would often find myself, like David, dissatisfied with my work. I find that I over think a lot which results in creating a more difficult task then that which was set forth....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Frustration, Anxiety]

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My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun

- “My Life had Stood a Loaded Gun” by Emily Dickinson is a poem about a gun sitting in the corner. The owner notices him and takes him hunting in the woods. They are walking through the woods enjoying the day and the kill and return home to sleep the night away. The true meaning of the poem is one of a young man that is called up to serve his country and does so without any hesitation. “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun – In Corners – till a Day The Owner passed – identified – And carried me away –“....   [tags: KILL, Man, The Corner, Want]

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Movie review Saw III

- One of the best horror series recent is the Saw Franchise. 'Saw III' is 2006's superlative horror film and the best in the Saw trilogy. Everyone in 'Saw III' deserves an eminent collaborative achievement award, the actors Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Bahar Soomekh, and Angus Macfadyen. The director, Darren Lynn Bousman, and producers Mark Burg and Oren Koules, made the Saw franchise magnificent. Darren Lynn Bousman is the first horror director to ever have his first two major Hollywood films open up at number one, which was Saw II and Saw III....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Cuban Missiles Crisis

- In his book, The Week the World Stood Still, Sheldon M. Stern states, "Never before or since has the survival of human civilization been at stake in a few short weeks of dangerous deliberations." This statement accurately sums up the Cuban Missile Crisis, a period of 13 days at the height of the Cold War in which the Soviet Union and the United States where on the brink of a thermonuclear world war. With the United States threatening both the USSR’s borders and Cuba, their only ally in the west, Nikita Khrushchev, the leader of the Soviet Union, needed to take action....   [tags: The Week the Workd Stood Still]

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Analysis Of ' Babylon Revisited ' And The Last Time I Saw Paris '

- Alcoholism in “Babylon Revisited” and The Last Time I Saw Paris Ann Marnzarno says, “A tree is known by its fruit; alcoholism by its problems” (29). Even though this statement could be funny, the truth is that “In the United States, alcohol use is involved in nearly 100,000 deaths annually and plays a major role in numerous medical and social problems” (U.S. Institute of Medicine and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism1). This information can help to illustrate the negative impact of alcoholism in the United States....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Alcoholism]

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How Wakan Tanka Created The World And Saw It Was Lonely And Made The Animals

- Wakan Tanka created the world and saw it was lonely and made the animals. The animals although they loved each other could not pick up after themselves and asked Wankan Tanka to make another being that would be bigger than them and can help oversee them and help keep their home clean and to be a friend to them and their home. Wakan Tanka agreed to make a being with purpose to serve the earth. He made him to be tall and hands to grasp, to clean the earth and to love the animals. He had legs to run to the animal’s side when they would be in danger, and he had eyes to see the world and all its beauty and to make sure its beauty stayed preserved....   [tags: Earth, World, Great Spirit, Wakan Tanka]

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Analysis of Dickinson's Poem, My Life had Stood a Loaded Gun"

- “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun” In the poem, “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun,” published around 1863, Emily Dickinson effectively uses metaphorical language in making the speaker compare him/her self to a loaded gun. The speaker speaks as if he/she is a loaded gun waiting to expose their full potential. When reading this poem, one could definitely see religious connotations in that one cannot reach his/her full potential without The Master’s – God’s – help and direction. In “My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun,” the speaker speaks as if he/she is a loaded gun sitting in a corner until “The Owner” comes along and carries it away....   [tags: Poetry, Poem Analysis]

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Emily Dickinson 's My Life Had Stood - A Loaded Gun

- In Emily Dickinson’s “My life had stood – a Loaded Gun,” the speaker’s life is personified as a gun. Dickinson lived in the Victorian era, where women where bound by societal standards. Women, for example, had to be married by the time they were 18, had no right to vote, and women who shared the same social status as Dickinson could not vote (Myah). To convey this, Dickinson uses dashes to illustrate the compression that women felt, metaphors to undermine then illustrate a greater meaning of the poem, and structure along with a specific choice of diction to describe the relationship....   [tags: Poetry, Woman, Victorian era, Meaning of life]

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`` The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Manchurian Candidate, And Fail Safe

- During the 1950 's and 1960 's the American culture was based on the paranoia of a nuclear war and the spread of communism. These two fears are prevalent in the three films: The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Manchurian Candidate, and Fail-Safe. Piereson, author of Camelot and Cultural Revolution, discussed how liberalism in America was affected by the Cold War, communism, and John F. Kennedy 's assassination. Piereson characterizes Kennedy as Camelot; however, Camelot is only an image. American conservatives wanted to destroy communism while liberals wanted to promote peace because they knew the consequences of a nuclear attack....   [tags: John F. Kennedy, Cold War]

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It 's Time For Your E Mail Box, Arkansas For Our Sibling Reunion

- Another year has bitten the dust. It’s time for me to assault your e-mail box and senses with June and Lee’s year of adventures. January and February were much like day old bread-OK but nothing palatable enough to need recipes for. March saw us making our yearly blizzard dodging journey to Bella Vista, Arkansas for our sibling reunion. It was a marathon of Sequence gaming, sharing childhood memories, solving the world’s problems and empathizing with our latest aches and pains with brother, Steve, his wife Mary, and sister,Joann, and husband Roger....   [tags: Family, Christmas, Saw]

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Emily Dickinson's Poem, My Life had stood---a Loaded Gun---

- There are dangers and risks if you are a woman and a poet. With a poetic voice comes a vast amount of power. The knowledge and power women gain from their craft can be dangerous. It is dangerous in terms of addiction, the inability to go back to a point when ignorance was available. There is a moment of recognition as a female poet who uses her words with effect, words that possess immense power, that despite this power, as a woman you are still incapable of controlling how your words will be directed....   [tags: male and female roles, poetry analysis]

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Emily Dickinson's My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun

- ... In the fifth section, the gun comes to the peak of her power and sounds like she has autonomous agency, or as Vendler describes it, the gun takes a “grammatically independent action” (319). The speaker says that “I lay a Yellow Eye” as if she is doing something on her own. However, guns cannot kill people; they cannot pull their own trigger. In this gun/master metaphor, the wife/gun is an object entirely reliant on other people to give direction and purpose in her existence. Therefore, the action is only seemingly independent and is perhaps a sign a wishful thinking on the gun/wife's part to not view herself as dependent....   [tags: metaphorical objectification]

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Governments Come And Go The Great Empires Of The Past Have Not Stood The Test Of Time

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I Am Silent By A Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Women Rights

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Can Religion and Science Coexist?

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The Columbus Museum of Art

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Working With The Saw Program, And What Strengths Would You Help Your Peer Mentoring Work?

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Analysis Of Emily Dickinson 's Poem, My Life Has Stood, A Loaded Gun '

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A Film Comparison of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) and Independence Day (1996)

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Why Some Saw the 1960's as a Period of Bad Influences on British Society

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I Saw a Life Performance at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

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The UF Symphony Orchestra Performance I Saw

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I Saw Abigail Williams with the Devil in the Crucible by Arthur Miller

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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

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Movie Analysis : ' Hollywood '

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The Heart Of Darkness Meets Things Fall Apart

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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

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Werewolves: Fact or Fiction?

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The Crash Of The Night Awoke The Old Man

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