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Review of the Book "Ending Welfare As We Know It"

- Bill Clinton’s first presidential term was a surprising change period in policy toward low-income families. In 1993 Congress enacted a major development of the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income working families. In 1996 Congress passed and the president signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA). This legislation abolished the sixty-year-old Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program and replaced it with a block grant program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families....   [tags: Ending Welfare as we Know It]

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Alternate Ending to Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis

- As soon as the Samsa’s returned to their flat, the family reminisces of the trials and ordeals which they were forced to endure upon their Gregor’s revolting transformation. Subsequent to discussing the matter the Samsa’s felt they could each hover above ground from the amount of anxiety which had been lifted from their shoulders. The Samsa’s decide they should clean their home and dispose of anything that brings the thought of Gregor to their minds. Mr. Samsa consumed with anger and disgust does not dare to go inside of Gregor’s dormitory....   [tags: Alternate Ending, Metamorphosis, ]

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The Ending of "The Great Gatsby"

- The Great Gatsby tells a story of eight people during the summer of 1922 from the observation of Nick Carraway. It's a story about trying to achieve the unattainable, deceit, and tragedy. It takes place around the character Jay Gatz who becomes Jay Gatsby in an attempt to change his persona and attract his long lost love, Daisy. In Nick's telling of the story, Nick and everyone who knew Gatsby, thought he was great. Gatsby threw lavish parties at his beautiful mansion every weekend. He had money, even though no one really seemed to know how he made his money....   [tags: Great Gatsby, Endings, ]

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Ending The War

- Satisfaction at the ending of a novel is important. If one does not like the ending, they may decide that, over all, they do not like the book. The ending need not be one that you expect, or approve of. It needs to be appropriate for the story. John Knowles, the author of A Separate Peace, knew that. His ending completed the plotline, emphasized the tone, and left the reader to discover on his or her own what the theme was, all significant things that can give a reader contentment. When an author finishes a plotline, there are usually two options....   [tags: plot, tone, obvious]

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Never Ending War is Never Ending Power

- The executive branch and president Bush had expanded their authority and power beyond what the framers could have envisioned. In doing so the checks and balances that had existed no longer function as designed and has created a loop of power and control in the executive branch under the theory of the unitary executive. Many of the powers that the executive branch wield come from Congress giving the Bush administration extraordinary powers following 9/11 with the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act that takes away the protection of habeas corpus, due process, privacy, reversal of innocent until proven guilty (p....   [tags: Patriot Act, The Bush Administration]

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The Powerful Ending of The Grapes of Wrath

- “Everybody wants a little piece of lan'. I read plenty of books out here. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. It's just in their head. They're all the time talkin' about it, but its jus' in their head.” (Steinbeck) The Grapes of Wrath is most often categorized as an American Realist novel. It was written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939. As a result of this novel, Steinbeck won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and prominently cited the novel when he won the Nobel Prize a little over twenty years after the text’s publication....   [tags: John Steinbeck]

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An Alternative Ending to "Of Mice and Men"

- Alternate Ending-‘Of Mice and Men’ As the sun set behind the rugged hills of the Gabilan Mountains, the Salinas River rolled along the hilltops, and meandered quietly down towards the valley. It was late afternoon and already the sun had left the summit. The top of the hills now looked aphotic in the shadows. Under the trees skitters of lizards on leaves could be heard. The leaves lay charred in the sun like burnt toast. The rabbits rushed out of the brush away from foxes, as lizards skittered once more, through the crisp leaves back towards the brush....   [tags: fiction, Creative Writing]

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The Cycle Ending With The Rem Cycle

- ... They also believed, depending on the type of food you ate prior to going to sleep, can effect what you dream about. Moving different parts of one’s body may recover from particular illnesses, and find a gateway cure. Although some people had their on perspective on dreams, while others related more with the Greeks and Romans. Sigmund Freud, an Austria neurologist, once called dreams the “royal road to…the unconscious” (Freud, 1900). He believed that having dreams were a disruptive way to lead into your conscious state of mind....   [tags: Carl Jung, Dream, Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind]

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Understanding The Ending Of The Story I

- ... (Page 130) Allan could not comprehend not being in control (somewhat like his father that was always in control of his emotions). This is directly shown at the end of the story when Allan decides to summon the demons Magoa, Ornia, Rabdos, and Bazazath’s to destroy him (a.k.a committing suicide himself). At the end of the story, Allan was confronted with his own humanity and the inability to control outcomes when he could not save baby Pearl. This was something Allan was devoted to proving he could do....   [tags: Suicide, Emotion, Suicide methods, Magic]

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Realism: The Ending and Its Irony

- Irony is common in realist novels that reveal the fall and/or rise of characters among other aspects. It is mostly shown at the end which is usually tragic but tell readers the fate of the characters. Realist novels have plausible events, with cause and effect in their stories — what the characters desire and the consequences they receive because of that. Realism in the novel, The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, was clearly shown through Lily Bart's character with its ironic ending that had both her fall and rise as a character....   [tags: Reaist Novels, The House Of Mirth]

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The Ultimate Ending: Cinderella and Hamlet

- The ultimate ending We have often read bed time stories that at the end everyone living happily ever after. Growing up several of us read the Cinderella story. After reading the Hamlet story I found some similarities even though the ending was not a happily ever after. Cinderella found a new meaning to her life through her prince charming at the end of the story but her journey getting there wasn't the prettiest. She struggled with not having her real mother and also losing her father later on....   [tags: tragedy, love story, reality, Shakespeare]

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The Twelfth Night: A Happy Ending?

- There is a certain degree of expectation with the genre of comedy that despite whatever difficulties appear within the play, by the end these will be resolved and the play will have a traditional happy-ending with a marriage or a celebration in the final scene. The “Twelfth Night” is no exception to this rule. Despite problems of confused identities and sexualities, the play ends with marriage for the major characters because they “have learned enough about their own foolishness to accept it wisely, and their reward, as it should be, is marriage.”(Schwartz 5140)....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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A Utopian Ending in The Tempest

- The Reality of a Utopian Ending in The Tempest The idea of creating a utopia on an island in the Mediterranean is an idea that recurs throughout William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. When Prospero, a usurped duke, uses his magic to conjure up a storm, a boat full of Italian royalty is shipwrecked on an island. The hierarchy that once existed disintegrates quickly in the chaos of the shipwreck, and the reader sees the characters start to vocalize how they imagine their perfect world. However, throughout the play and in its humorous conclusion, the reader sees that the realization of a utopia of any sort is an unrealistic expectation due to the characters tumultuous relationships and histories....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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A Raisin in the Sun Ending

- When reading A Raisin in the Sun, I expected a significantly different ending than the actual conclusion. From the beginning, I made the assumption that only one character would use the money to finance their dreams, and the rest would simply have to deal with the disappointment of their missed opportunity. Compared to my expectations, I can confidently say that the conclusion of the play is satisfactory. Though some of the initial dreams of characters, such as Walter’s dream to open the liquor store, were not met, larger dreams seemed to be realized throughout the progression of the play....   [tags: screenplays, theater]

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The Tragic Ending of The Titanic

- It has been more than a century since the Royal Mail Steamer, Titanic, met its tragic ending the Atlantic Ocean, during its voyage to America. Instead of reaching New York, its final destination was in the deep ocean on April 15, 1912. Titanic’s creators believed the ship was “unsinkable” ship and could not be defeated by the laws of nature (Ryan 28). This boldness explains the emotional impact the sinking had on the public. There was a disbelief that the ship could have sunk due to slow and unreliable communication....   [tags: tragic ship sinkings]

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Abortion : Saving Or Ending Lives?

- ... Wade was decided, the number of women who die as a result of an abortion has fallen to nearly zero” (O’Neill, Screen 2). As stated earlier, the author of the article is Terry O’Neill. She is a feminist attorney, professor, activist for social justice, and President of the National Organization for Women (Carolyn Szczepanski, Screen 1). I believe that is very clear that O’Neill is passionate about legal abortion and that is was what motivated her to write this and other similar articles. O’Neill’s purpose for writing this article was to give her perspective on abortion to others and give them reasons to why she believes this....   [tags: Roe v. Wade, Abortion]

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Review : Ending Life Well

- ... The Celebration of life Checklist is a great tool to preplan funeral arrangements for people with developmental disabilities. It allows them to have a choice in how the funeral would be to their liking. It really helps them to grasp the ideas and to explain through pictures and simple language the decisions that need to be made and for them to have a choice, down to the smallest detail. They are asked who they would like to attend the funeral, what they would like to be wearing, who will speak, the music to be played, if they would like people and to send flowers or donate to charities, plus many more suggestions....   [tags: Life, Debut albums, Season, Funeral]

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Ending The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

- ... David Ludwig(2010) is a great pediatrician. He has written a wonderful book that informs parents how to feed their children in a natural way, decrease sedentary activities, but increase physical activity instead. He warns the severity of the problem with childhood obesity and explains ways to combat the factors like poor research, government cheap processed foods that are being promoted. Part 2: The one-paragraph summary Dr. David S. Ludwig (2010) warms of the severity of the childhood obesity issue and goes to explain that the “environmental factors” are promoting the unhealthy lifestyle....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood, Food and drink]

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Benefits of ending child labor

- Florence Kelly, a factory inspector of the late 19th century, described the plight of the “Cash Child” at a conference in Geneva, New York. As described in a newspaper clipping, “She called attention to the fact that in our absorption in our efforts to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we are oblivious to the presence of the cash child, whose young life is a sacrifice to our indifference.” Adolescence is the beginning of many positive changes for individuals, and allowing children more time to develop would lead to far greater benefits than those provided by underpaid child labor....   [tags: Exploitation of Children, Child Labor]

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Killing Rage : Ending Racism

- ... We have to give people a chance to form relationships with us to allow them to show who they are regardless of their appearance, background, gender or class. We want to live in a world where everyone in society has advantages and have an equal opportunity to become successful. Which is what many people want when they migrate to other countries to better their lives and the lives of the people they love. We need to put an end to racism and the violence that erupts from hatred, hatred that comes from misguided assumptions....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, High school]

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The Multiverse Is Never-ending

- ... “I’m sorry, Dee. I didn’t sleep very well last night. I guess I’ve been drifting a lot, huh. What were you saying again?” She asked, hating how her voice always sounded slightly hoarse. Her dislike of her voice always resulted in her speaking quietly, so as not to disturb others. Her friends always told her it sounded sultry, but she knew better. She had heard herself many times on the answering machine and in voice mail. Deidre rolled her dark brown eyes at Adrianna and shook her head with a soft huff....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Ending Homelessness

- Homelessness is a growing epidemic across the country. This terrible misfortune has led to many unsuspecting people leading impoverished lifestyles, and facing the horrific and heart-wrenching tragedy of abandonment. The purpose of this essay is to not only persuade the readers to get involved in ending homelessness on local and national efforts, but to embrace new and creative ways of helping to end this rapidly growing problem, by taking action to end this catastrophic situation. Also, I will demonstrate the causes and effects of the homeless resorting to violence, by using comparison and contrast to examine the views and standpoints on helping the forgotten, so that we might end this cala...   [tags: Repeated essay.]

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Ending Human Life

- Ending Human Life As we age and watch or loved one grow old we begin to witness and perhaps experience struggles with illnesses, lack of health and other serious physical and emotional battles. We are faced with the inevitable reality of death. In rare cases we are forced to make unpleasant decisions and we must ask ourselves is death better than meaningless suffering. Mercy killing is defined as taking direct action to terminate a patient’s life with or without his/her direct permission (184)....   [tags: health, emotional battles]

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An Analysis of the Ending of Rocking Horse Winner

- Some texts have very interesting pieces to them. Sometimes that interesting piece is located at the beginning of a story it can also be in the middle of the story and for those with suspense toward the ending. When the largest phenomenon exists at the end it really gives a sense of suspense throughout because just about anything has an opportunity of popping up in the story. Therefore all the events leading up to the end had meaning without the reader even knowing the real meaning or significance of that particular event in again in the end everything becomes much more apparent to the reader....   [tags: texts, literary analysis, D.H Lawrence]

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Alternate Wicked Ending

- She said, “I will save you!” and she hurled the water at the Witch. Dorothy then trips on a silver nail, on the wooden floor. She falls faintly and passes out. Dorothy has a concussion and her soul detaches. The flying water lands on the Witch and her soul ends up with Dorothy’s soul in limbo. An arena of familiar faces before the pale darkness; they move in the obscurity like ghouls. There is Mama, looking for Turtle Heart; there is Nessarose, authoritative and lifeless as harden wood. There is Papa, lost in his duplicate, looking for himself in the faces of the suspicious agnosticism....   [tags: Summary]

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Easing Out the Ending of, A Doll's House

- Groundbreaking themes were presented in Henrik Ibsen's play, A Doll's House. The play has shared an important message regarding feminism. It was released in the 1800's, during time when women were not taken seriously. This has made the work essential for humanity to observe and respond to. One of the most important aspects of Ibsen's play was the end, in which the main character, Nora Helmer leaves her husband. This was a shocking scene for unprepared audiences in theaters throughout the world. Divorce and separation from one's spouse and children was not proper to discuss in public because it was not looked highly on....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Abortion Is The Ending Of A Pregnancy Before Birth

- ... This procedure discards the fetus by suction and then removes the woman’s uterus with curettes. In the early stages of pregnancy woman are able to take a drug called mifepristone or RU-486. It creates a blockage so the action of the hormone progesterone. Progesterone formulates the woman’s uterus to secure and nourish an embryo. When a woman is later in her pregnancy her physician will perform a dilation and evacuation (D&E). This is when a doctor separates the fetus inside the uterus and then removes the pieces....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Dilation and curettage, Fetus]

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The Never Ending Cycle of Prejudice In U.S.A

- America has always struggled with discrimination and prejudice throughout its history. On July 2nd, 1964 the United States took a step in the right direction, when it recognized the principle that all men are created equal with the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The Act outlawed all discrimination formed on the basis of race, religious affiliation, gender or ethnic origin. In addition, it ended racial segregation in educational institutions and in the workplace. However, it can be argued that discrimination and prejudice remain today....   [tags: civil rights act, transgender, religion]

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Ending Global Poverty by Stephen Smith

- Which theoretical perspectives are represented by the author’s treatment of the topic. “Global poverty is the scourge and disgrace of our affluent era” (Smith 13). Eradicating extreme poverty has always been one of the greatest challenges in the world. In fact, today poverty has become a major concern for several nations. According to Stephen C. Smith, the author of book Ending Global Poverty: A Guide to What Works, ending poverty would require eight crucial keys to escape poverty traps; to provide health and nutrition for adults to work and children to grow to their potential, provide basic education to build the foundations for self-reliance, to provide credit and basic insurance for work...   [tags: world peace, extreme poverty, education]

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Sleep Cycle Ending With The Rem Cycle

- ... Some people thought of Dr. Freud to be quite anal in his theories. Freud self-confessed that the unconscious mind was formed to focus on three anatomy structures- the ego, the super ego, and the i.d. The ego stored memories and thoughts, the super ego balanced the i.d’s behavior, and the i.d. mainly focused on sexually thoughts. According to Freud, “Insight such as this falls to one 's lot but once in a lifetime” (Freud, 1900). Which is an easier way to interpret that is, this kind of understanding only comes once in a lifetime....   [tags: Carl Jung, Dream, Sleep, Sigmund Freud]

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Ending Over Population of Companion Animals

- There are many reasons why companion animals are a great asset to people and pet owners, most of these benefits are health related. People who own companion animals are more likely to exercise and have reduced blood pressure. Spending time with a companion animal also increases longevity after a heart attack and reduces stress for people with Alzheimer's. Patients in hospitals who spend time with companion animals are usually more social, cooperative and have pain relief (Willetts Health Benefits lecture)....   [tags: animal rights, animal abuse and neglect]

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The True Ending

- The True Ending This is the actual ending to Romeo and Juliet. It wasn’t a happy love story like you might have thought. No it was a horrible tragedy that didn’t really make sense but happened any way. The truth is that only Romeo and Juliet survive, well sort of. The story starts off at night in a rain storm that doesn’t cease, right after Romeo has slain Paris. Romeo believes that Juliet is dead and goes to see her and kill him if it proves to be true. Romeo never got the friars message and hurry’s to see Juliet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Iliad's Ending

- Homer's Iliad is commonly understood as an epic about the Trojan War, but its meaning goes deeper than that. The Iliad is not only a story of the evolution of Achilleus' persona, but at times it is an anti-war epic as well. The final book proposes many questions to the reader. Why not end with the killing of Hektor. Most stories of war conclude with the triumphant victory of good over evil, but in the Iliad, the final thoughts are inclined to the mourning of the defeated Hektor, which accentuates the fact that good has not triumphed over evil, but simply Achilleus triumphed over Hektor....   [tags: Homer Iliad Analysis]

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Waterland's Ending vs. Song of Solomon's Ending

- `All's well that ends well.' Two completely different authors with two somewhat different styles of writing create two endings, which leave the audience guessing, making assumptions, but assuming that indeed, all is as well as it can possibly be, finally. Graham Swift creates a vivid description of many generations in a bleak, desolate location known as the fens in his novel Waterland. His character of Dick Crick plays an enormous role throughout the novel, but Swift ends his novel with Dick drunkenly diving overboard into the water so vital to the rest of the novel....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Analysis of The Ending of Jacob's Wake

- Analysis of The Ending of Jacob's Wake The ending of a play can be one of purpose, one that leaves you with a sense of completion and fulfillment. In the play “Jacob’s Wake” the ending was, to say the least, odd. I didn’t really get a sense that the ending belonged to the play. The whole time during the play I was waiting for things to turn around in the family, then all of a sudden the ghost came into play. Though I wasn’t much of a fan of the whole play, I did think the ending could have been done a little better....   [tags: Papers]

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The Revised Ending of Great Expectations

- The Revised Ending of Great Expectations The revised ending of Great Expectations is the version that Bulwer-Lytton gave his advice on. It was after reading what Dickens had written in his original ending that Bulwer-Lytton made suggestions on how to improve the ending. In this ending, Pip and Estella meet again in the garden at Satis House, but the possibility of them being together, even married, is left open in contrast to the original. By this point in the novel, Estella has suffered enormously, and is made into a better, more sympathetic person for it....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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The Significance of the Ending of Enduring Love

- The Significance of the Ending of Enduring Love The endings of Enduring Love hold important significance to the whole novel. The 'endings' refer not only to the final chapter, Chapter 24 but also to the appendices I and II. After reading the last chapter readers are bound to be left with the feeling of unfulfilment. The appendices, particularly the case study in Appendix I, provides a lot of resolution that is not given in that final chapter or any other chapter in the novel. The Appendix I is a case study reprinted from The British Review of Psychiatry, by Dr Robert Wenn and Dr Antonio Camia....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Ending Of "death Of A Salesman"

- Analysis of the Ending of "Death of a Salesman" The play "Death of a Salesman" shows the final demise of Willy Loman, a sixty- year-old salesman in the America of the 1940's, who has deluded himself all his life about being a big success in the business world. It also portrays his wife Linda, who "plays along" nicely with his lies and tells him what he wants to hear, out of compassion. The book describes the last day of his life, but there are frequent "flashbacks" in which Willy relives key events of the past, often confusing them with what is happening in the present....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A New Ending for Romeo And Juliet

- New Ending Act V, Scene III Verona. A churchyard; the monument of the Capulets. Enter Romeo and Paris. Paris This is that banished haughty Montague, That murdered my love’s cousin, with which grief It is supposed that fair creature died, And here is come to do some villainous shame To the dead bodies. I will apprehend him. Stop thy unhallowed toil vile Montague. Can vengance be pursued further than death. Condemned villian, I do apprehend thee. Obey and go with me, for thou must die. Romeo I must indeed, and therefor came I hither, Good gentle youth, tempt not a desperate man For thou nor any man shall prevent me from being with my love tonight, Put not another sin upon my head By urging...   [tags: William Shakespeare]

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Alternative Ending for Lord of the Flies

- Alternative Ending for Lord of the Flies Ralph, half staggering, half crawling like a wounded dog, looked up into the sky for a resolution, a sign of hope. But it did not give any. The sounds of the enemy were growing closer, and Ralph's situation was becoming more urgent by the second. He had two choices: to carry on making his way towards the reef, and hope that his luck would turn and a ship would pass his way, or to go up the mountain, into the beast's realm, yet where the savages wouldn't dare look....   [tags: Papers]

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Ending Of Apartheid In South Africa

- There were many factors which contributed to the ending of apartheid. After years of segregation and oppression of blacks, many different chronological events put together led to an eventual reform in South Africa of equality and democracy for everybody. However, the factor which I think played the most important part in the ending of apartheid was releasing ANC leader Nelson Mandela in 1990. Not only did it symbolise a fresh start for the country, but also a new found uniformity of its people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ending of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

- The Ending of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis At first glance, the final four pages of Franz Kafka's novel The Metamorphosis seem to be meaningless. This assumption, however, is anything but the truth. The final four pages, although seeming to be of no importance, serve to show the reader how the Samsa family changes as a result of the main character's, Gregor Samsa's, death. The family's changes are best exemplified in two different scenes: the scene at the kitchen table, and the scene on the trolley....   [tags: Metamorphosis essays]

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How Effective is the Ending of 1984 by George Orwell?

- One of the most important structures for a story is the ending, and the question that always should be asked is “How effective is the ending?” The purpose of the ending is to try to clarify to the readers the message that was trying to be said throughout the book, and looking at how well this is done is answering the question “How effective is the ending?” In 1984, written by George Orwell, we will see how effective 1984s ending is, and how well it was written. The beginning of the closing chapter (Chapter 6; part 3), starts off with imagery “A ray of sunlight slanting through a window” “A tinny music trickled from the telescreens” these terms of imagery make the reader imagine as if they we...   [tags: clarify, answeing, purpose]

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Of Mice & Men Alternate Ending

- Of Mice & Men Alternate Ending George aimed the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of the gun close to the back of Lennies head. The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand steadied, Georges heart was pounding, Lennie was still looking across the river trying to picture his rabbits as he was told to do. George suddenly jerked his hand away as Lennie spoke. "Don stop now George, tell, tell about the rabbits and the fatta the lan" But George didn't answer, instead he raised the Luger and pulled the trigger the barrel turned creating a soft click which echoed in the small clearing....   [tags: Papers]

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Ending For Samphire By Patrick O'Brien

- Ending For Samphire By Patrick O'Brien 'As she pushed him, she felt her arms weak like jelly.' Molly knew the force of pushing this boy was too much for her tired arms, but he still fell downward, quite surprised by Molly's actions. On most occasions the boy would have felt embarrassed by being pushed over by a girl, but instead the boy stood up, stared at her and took his trustworthy chameleon and left. Molly really wanted to catch this figure up, but something, maybe her own pride, had pulled her back....   [tags: Papers]

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Legalizing Life Ending Medications For Terminally Ill Patients

- ... Physician Dan Swangard knows what death looks like. As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety. He has watched death drag on for weeks or months as terrified relatives stand by helplessly (Swangard). If the patients refuse to take the medication, they are doing their selves a favor. The medication is prescribed to kill them eventually. They wouldn’t want to take it because, they want to outlive that moment and see better days. Really to be honest, God is our number one doctor; he knows when it’s our time to go not the doctors or the medication....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Medicine, Hospital]

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The Role Ronald Reagan Had in ending the Cold War

- The purpose of this investigation is to determine the role Ronald Reagan had in ending the Cold War. This topic is important because now that it is becoming accepted that Reagan had a goal in mind of ending communism when he became president, it is time to determine the way he accomplished the task of ending the Cold War. The research will focus primarily on deciding whether or not it was through exploiting Soviet vulnerabilities, negotiations, or a military build-up. In answering the inquiry question, the main sources that will be used will be a book and National Security Decision Directive 75 (NSDD 75)....   [tags: communism, USSR, NSDD 75]

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Ending Marriages and the Effects

- Ending Marriages and the Effects “Till death do us part”. Marriages are known to be a lifetime commitment towards love & caring among people. However most marriages these days seem to be failing due to the increasing number of problems with the modern world. When these marriages end, the effects can be devastating. Why do people get married. Well it is a known tradition in humanity that a woman and man will come together and live their lives as one. The most important element that seems to have disappeared is love....   [tags: science]

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The Ending of Anna Karenina

- The Ending of Anna Karenina As we saw at the end of the novel Anna Karenina, Anna ends her tragic life by throwing herself onto the tracks underneath an oncoming train, while begging God for forgiveness during that time. The way Anna's life ended symbolized the rise and fall of her life put together into one incident that took place on the subway. Anna, who at one point was a very prominent woman in the Russian Society, now lived a sad and dreadful life of misery. By reading at the end, it became very obvious that Anna had by far reached her lowest point in life....   [tags: Papers]

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The Importance of Ending Consumerism

- The Importance of Ending Consumerism America is the world’s biggest and most earnest consumer. Within the national culture, there is a tremendous emphasis placed on the acquisition of goods, and subsequently, the cultivation of luxury. The American dream itself implies material gain, the pot of gold at the end (or top) of the socioeconomic ladder. Collectively and personally, Americans identify themselves through consumerist attitudes and practices. Ironically, the price of such consumerism is far greater than the simple cost of any given product; though not necessarily in terms of currency, but that of planetary expense....   [tags: Environment Capitalism Essays Papers]

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The Never Ending Drug War

- Narcotics, guns and violence, the powerful elements of the never ending war. All these elements are part of the campaign to rid the world of the disaster that drugs so ferociously have inflicted upon America. The war, created by The United States’ demand and government circumstances, has been fighting drug lords and opportunists. The United States has for the past three decades declared that it is in a full fledged attack against drugs and the violence it fosters. For decades billions and billons of dollars have been justified through the infamous War on Drugs....   [tags: Drugs Narcotics Politics Essays]

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Ending Destruction of the Rainforest

- Ending Destruction of the Rainforest As destruction of the rainforest continues, man slowly paves the inevitable path to a clear end. It has been known that the rainforest is an essential provider for the balance of the mother earth and that it acts as a key for life as we know it. Yet, the world still decides to quietly watch the disappearance. In fact, most people realize what exactly is taking place. But however, instead of trying to aid in the termination of this disaster. They place this into the back of their ignorant little minds thinking that it will not directly effect them....   [tags: Papers]

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Restaurant Quality and Why Its a Never Ending Technique

- Quality area unit some things that is exhausting to stipulate as a results of if you raise ten people they will give you ten altogether completely different answers. this text area unit that specialize in why quality is so important among the edifice business. restaurants got to perceive that the quality of their product and repair unit of measurement being evaluated daily by every shopper. every shopper evaluates the quality of the merchandise service on each and every visit. thus you will be able to exclusively deliver the products the foremost effective quality accomplish able if you target it all the time....   [tags: Sports Bar promotions edifice business]

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Why The Ending of Jez Buttersworth's Jerusalem Disqualifies it as a Comedy

- "The ending of 'Jerusalem' means it cannot be classed a comedy. Discuss" According to Aristotle, “Comedy can be any colloquy or performance generally intended to amuse or stimulate laughter”. In modern times, comedy can be found in different forms, such as television, movies, theatres and stand-up comedy. Johnny Byron is introduced in the first scene as a drug-dealer, a drunkard, a vandal, serial liar and a licentious man. However in Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, Johnny is viewed as a comical hero, an ancient symbol of misgovernment, mentally and hygienically, making him a minor person according to the Superiority Theory....   [tags: humor, tragedy, death]

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The American Civilization Is Structured As A Comedy With A Happy Ending

- ... The appearance of the film coincided with the latest massacres of Indians. However, paradoxically, the first films not termed them. In the silent film the natives were very popular characters. They starred all kinds of arguments. No wonder these films were about clashes between settlers and Indians, but sometimes, as in Kit Carson, 1903, the story was about an Indian who saves a settler kidnapped by Indians. Or in The Call of the Wild, 1908, where an Indian in love with a white saves when the hijack other Indians, but then she rejects her love and he is riding sad and lonely....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The ANC and Nelson Mandela's Contributions to Ending Apartheid

- “In my country we go to prison first and then become President”. Nelson Mandela along with the ANC made what seemed impossible a reality. In this essay you will find out how the ANC was successful against Apartheid. I will also inform you about Nelson Mandela, and before and after the apartheid. Black Africans after WWII ended in 1945 were so proud that they helped stop racism in Nazi Germany, but the the battle was only beginning for these people as work had to be done in their own country. Any coloured person was sent to live in what was called “ghettos” were the living conditions were poor....   [tags: South Africa Apartheid Essays]

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The Ending Notes Of A Piece She Played On The String Bass

- ... "That was beautiful. So beautiful," he said, his voice dramatically hoarse, "You are the epitome of being young. A prime role model to follow!" The guy rambled on and on, praising Casey highly too much for his liking. His enthusiasm was nothing more than annoying buzzes of a fly. If only he was a fly to be swatted. He didn 't pay much attention to the dark-haired 's words until the atmosphere changed dramatically. The dark-haired 's finger was up, and in a booming voice, he said, "You are going to become my disciple!" Uh, what....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Motherfucker, Seven dirty words]

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Death of a Salesman: An Ending More Familiar Than Strange

- Arthur Miller (1915-2005) born in Manhattan, but lived in Brooklyn when he was a teenager. He lived with his father during, the depression. This play “ Death of a salesman” makes me think that growing up in such an eventful time has a lot to do with how the elements of his drama revolves around life. His drama portrays the gloom and the sadness with some happy moments. Life brings out the elements, where the author stages the event and the characters play them out. The drama of this play includes several elements such as plot, characters, dialogue, stage setting, and theme....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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What is Ultimately Leading to People Ending their Marriages?

- That is what fifty percent of Americans are doing. What is ultimately leading to people ending their marriages. The spectrum ranges from simple to complicated. “And divorce rates would climb now that couples had broader access” (Abrams). People believe couples are more likely to divorce because it has become so much easier to do so. But why should people need to stay in an unhealthy marriage, is it just because society thinks the reasons for divorce are irrelevant. What may be just a bump in the road for one person, could be a deal breaker for the other....   [tags: marriages, divorce, family]

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The Never Ending Cukoo 's Nest By Ken Kesey

- ... Red resides in an isolated land of happiness; however he cannot assist, but be dissatisfied by all of the small, varied annoyances that life offers every day (“The Angry Birds Movie”). Red echoes the sudden outburst of anger and frustration McMurphy exhibits on multiple occasions in One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest. In one particular scene, McMurphy grows restless of the other patients grievances and erupts, “Well, screw you and ‘what do you think?’ I’ve got worries of my own without getting hooked with yours....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder]

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Life After Ending Segregation in Public Schools

- A decade and a half after the Supreme Court’s famous case in 1954 ending segregation in public schools, the Warren Court provided another landmark decision for public schools in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District to close its era of liberal ideals and civil liberties. While Tinker lacked the historic controversy and impact of Brown v. Board, the decision established significant precedents by “safeguarding public school students’ free speech rights” (Rowe 31). For the first time, the Warren Court explicitly expanded the scope of the First Amendment to include public school students, forming the framework and issue of school speech for future litigation....   [tags: students free speech, rights and priviledges]

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Never-ending Battle Over the Death Penalty

- ... Laws have changed throughout the centuries into the twenty first century. An inmate on death row in the United States typically spends over a decade awaiting execution. Some inmates have been on death row for well over twenty years (The Boston University Public Interest Law. The Bible has even stated in the Old Testament that capital punishment was a significant feature to Israel. Their use for execution was used towards extreme civil crimes like murder and rape. They could also be as executed for the offenses forwards God’s holiness by false prophecy or practicing witchcraft....   [tags: crime, capital punishment, moral]

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A Bitter Sweet Ending

- A Bitter Sweet Ending After reading the poem "Is It Possible", by Thomas Wyatt, it was obvious that the narrator is revisiting his desire to love, and where it begun and ended. Love is a difficult thing to express in any given language, and it's easy to witness such with the author's message. In reading the poem it is near impossible to convey the paradoxical pain and pleasure expressed by the narrator. The speaker, like most people, is very confused in one of his early relationships, and had a hard time sorting his emotions concerning his break-up....   [tags: Poetry]

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The Use of Classical Hollywood Theory in Die Hard

- Beginning the mid 1920s, Hollywood’s ostensibly all-powerful film studios controlled the American film industry, creating a period of film history now recognized as “Classical Hollywood”. Distinguished by a practical, workmanlike, “invisible” method of filmmaking- whose purpose was to demand as little attention to the camera as possible, Classical Hollywood cinema supported undeviating storylines (with the occasional flashback being an exception), an observance of a the three act structure, frontality, and visibly identified goals for the “hero” to work toward and well-defined conflict/story resolution, most commonly illustrated with the employment of the “happy ending”....   [tags: cinema, style, ending ]

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Will the World Really End in 2012?

- December 21, 2012: This date has many people wondering why scientists and researchers assume the world will come to an end. Generally, everyone is captivated on the concept of the world’s execution. Hollywood even created a film based on 2012. But is the world really going to come to an end. Are we really going to die because of some calendar that is almost done. Is a giant flare from the sun going burn us all, or an enormous volcanic eruption from a super volcano going to destroy the earth. Considering how we were to have a meltdown in 2000, it is unlikely the world will end....   [tags: 2012, world ending,]

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Franz Kafka's Die Verwandlung: The Metamorphosis of the Fairy Tale Tradition

- “When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin. He was lying on his back as hard as armor plate, and when he lifted his head a little he saw his vaulted brown belly, sectioned by arch-shaped ribs, to whose dome the cover, about to slide off completely, could barely cling. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with size of the rest of him, were waving helplessly before his eyes” (Kafka 255). Renowned German writer, Franz Kafka, wrote the short story “The Metamorphosis (translated from its original German title: "Die Verwandlung")” in 1912 and later published in 1915 to much acclaim from both casual readers and crit...   [tags: Surprise Ending, Familial Love]

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Abortion and Miscarriages in Canadian Teens

- Rough Draft - Abortion and Miscarriages The act of abortion is ending a pregnancy, meaning you kill the unborn fetus inside the womb. Since abortion is terminating the fetus, so the pregnancy does not result in childbirth, many call it, termination of pregnancy. There are two legal and safe ways to abort a fetus. The first medical abortion is by taking pills or medicine to miscarry the fetus. The second way is to surgically remove the fetus from the uterus. Most abortions are only a one-appointment job, so many clients do not have to stay in a hospital overnight....   [tags: Ending a Pregnancy, Mothers, Babies]

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Romantic Relationships: Fundamental Aspects of Life?

- Social-Scientists in the United States present boatloads of research on ways to keep alive the elusive spark in romantic relationships, nevertheless, we live in the country with the highest divorce-rates in the world. Meredith Small, an anthropologist from Cornell University and author of What’s Love Got to do With it?, presents a number of well-researched theories as to why so many romantic relationships may not withstand the test of time. Romantic relationships are tricky for everyone, but that hasn’t stopped us from trying....   [tags: marriages ending in divorce: why?]

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Ending Starvation

- Ending Starvation Across the globe in impoverished third world countries an estimated 50,000 children die of starvation every day (Quine 36). We have all seen the images of these children--bloated bellies, fly covered, bulging eyes--in television pleas by various charitable organizations. While these images sicken us, we idly sit by (often flipping the channel to avoid them), refusing to help these less fortunate kids. The problem is made worse by the ever-increasing population. Even the wealthy countries like our own now have a starvation problem (Quine 29)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Euthanasia: The Good Death

- Morally, doctor patient relationships are where doctors fully respects the wishes of patients decisions and autonomy. But its when the patients wish to die by the doctors hands or even be giving an overdose prescription to help aid their wish, can cause an uproar in whether if proceeding in Euthanasia is morally right or wrong. But its where the physicians have to decide and honor the wishes of euthanasia even if it does goes against they’re code of ethics and seems morally wrong. Even though the only job of a physician is to make sure of the patients life and that they remain alive....   [tags: ending the suffering and life]

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The Process of Divorce

- Today in America, divorce is now a common thing to happen. It can affect every person from any social class. Divorce is viewed by people in many different ways. Some people see divorce through studies that not always necessarily accurate. Other see it from what they have experienced. When a marriage starts to fail, most couples just prefer to have a divorce. For those couples it is just the more simple solution for them, rather than trying to force the relationship to work. Divorce is defined as a court judgment ending a marriage....   [tags: ending marital ties]

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In Defense of the Original Ending of Great Expectations

- In Defense of the Original Ending of Great Expectations   Many critics prefer the original ending to the revised version because it is the ending that Dickens himself decided to write without consulting anyone. Many people believe that since Bulwer-Lytton gave Dickens input on the second ending that it is not as true. Although Dickens may have inadvertently been plagiarizing, the original ending is the way that Dickens felt the novel should end, as opposed to the way Bulwer-Lytton felt it should end....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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Huck Finns Ending

- Dear Mark Twain, After reading your famous novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” I don’t feel that the ending you have created is suitable for the book. Throughout the entire novel, Huck is going to all extremes to help out a friend in need, Jim. As a slave, Jim is grateful for having such an honest and open friend like Huck, but it seems as if when he finds out he was free all along, things change. When Jim and Huck found themselves at the end of their journey, neither had anything left to run from because Huck’s dad was dead and Jim found out that Mrs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Very Unhappy Ending of Lord of the Flies

- The Very Unhappy Ending of Lord of the Flies   William Golding's Lord of the Flies indeed has a happy ending in the literal sense. The boys are rescued as their foolish cruelty reaches its apex by the loving, caring, and matured outside world. On the other hand, by whom and what are the boys rescued. Symbolically, the "happy ending" is exactly the opposite. Far from sacrificing artistic excellence, Golding's ending confirms the author's powerful symbolism. Readers know ample about the boys society and where it heads long before the "rescue." Ralph will be killed and to remain a perpetual gift to the "beastie." The boys' xenophobic view of the beastie is ironically unfounded because the b...   [tags: Lord of the Flies Essays]

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The Cycle Of Never Ending Cause And Effect

- The Cycle of Never Ending Cause and Effect There is no such thing as first or second, or as cause and effect. Humanity has constantly searched for the beginning of things asking questions such as 'Which came first, the chicken or the egg?". They search for answers which are simply entangled in a never ending cycle of events. Belief before evidence or evidence before belief, it doesn't matter. Both compound a cycle where before belief there's evidence and before evidence there is belief and so on....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Role of the Atomic Bomb on the Ending of the War

- The Role of the Atomic Bomb on the Ending of the War The first Atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945 at the end of World War 2. The blast virtually levelled more than 10 square Km of the city and killed 100,000 civilians. Three days later another Atom bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki. The decision to use the Atomic bomb was made by American President Harry Truman. I believe in the justification for using the Nuclear weapon was that it ended the war and saved thousands more American and Japanese lives....   [tags: Papers]

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The Horrific Ending to Poe's The Cask of Amontillado

- The Horrific Ending to Poe's The Cask of Amontillado End of the story is horrifying and shocking: Montresor traps and entombs living Fortunato behind the brick wall. The victim cries to the executioner: "For the love of God"(Poe, 214) but the only respond is ironical repeat of his own words. The story contains very strong and drastic images. Live burial practice is beyond any critic and "was once a practiced form of capital punishment. The historical context of this practice may indicate that Fortuanto wounded profoundly his friend....   [tags: Cask Amontillado Essays]

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The Ending of White Minority and Nelson Mandela

- The Ending of White Minority and Nelson Mandela In 1948, the Apartheid system officially started. A Dr. Malan introduced it. He established the structure of Apartheid because he exclaimed different races could not live amongst each other in harmony and needed to live separately. Some might argue it was because he wanted to secure the supposed superiority of the White minority. It ended within 50 year of starting. This essay is going to explain how Nelson Mandela, once just a member of a small Black tribe in the depth of South Africa, fought Apartheid to become a worldwide figurehead for non- Whites, the first Black president of South Africa, in 1994....   [tags: Papers]

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My Response to the play Rainbow's Ending

- My Response to the play Rainbow's Ending. I quiet enjoyed reading the text "Rainbow's Ending". Here is a brief summary of the play: The story is about two giants, the world is peaceful, quiet and happy, until the giants have an argument over who is bigger, and have an eating competition. They eat anything and everything they can find, as they eat their way through the country. The rest of the country becomes helpless, dirty and noisy. Until one day the giants return and everything becomes a better place again....   [tags: Drama]

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A Journey With an Unexpected Ending - Original Writing

- A Journey With an Unexpected Ending - Original Writing It was a bright and early morning when the blazing hot sun shone through the window and woke Briony up, as she came round from her long and dreamy sleep. All she wanted was five more minutes but she knew that she had to get up. As she arose from her bed on this hot and sunny in the Algarve she looked at her watch and realised she had not given herself nearly enough time. She stripped down and jumped down into the shower. As the lukewarm water pounded down on her body she started to feel awake and refreshed....   [tags: Papers]

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