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Jessie James

- Jessie James: Murdering Outlaw or American Hero   	There are two sides to everything. Coins have both heads and tales, the moon has a dark side and a face that we are so familiar with, and yes, the Lochness Monster has both a head and a tail. To every opinion, or story, there will always be one that contradicts it. This is the case with conceptions regarding Jesse James. Jesse Woodson James was born on the cold and early morning of September 6, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri. At the age of fourteen, Jesse joined the Confederate effort during the Civil War and fought until a Union bullet injured him in 1865....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Desire to Conquer in Jesusville

- The interlude in which Vee visits the museum of exotic dancers is quite interesting; I think one of the purposes of the scene was too reinforce the idea of rape that runs throughout the novel. Specifically with this idea of rape, I refer to the desire/need to conquer and to be conquered. This idea can be illustrated by several of the characters. The first character I will begin with is Jessie Belle. At the beginning of their adventure into the mountains, Jessie introduces her truck to Trace as “Jessie Belle the Second....   [tags: Character analysis, Jessy Belle the Second]

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The Many Benefits of Section Nine

- The Many Benefits of Section Nine Section Nine affects all women, not just athletes or children young enough to benefit from equalized funding. Women of all ages, all traditions, and cultures, even/especially the older generations who are being confronted with the changing image of the woman as projected through their grandchildren and children who are benefiting and changing in correlation to section nine. This is seen in all the movies we've watched this semester, and I assume is experienced in most homes and families with young woman....   [tags: Sports Athletes Essays]

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Comparing and Contrasting the Portrayal and Warfare in Poetry

- Comparing and Contrasting the Portrayal and Warfare in Poetry War poetry A Comparattive Essay Choose two poets that we have studied so far. Compare and contrast the portrayal of warfare in four of the poems studied. This essay will compare and contrast the portrayal and warfare in four of the poems studied. The first world war was portrayed as a glorious and credible cause, fighting war for your country was deemed as the duty of any credible man. Being able to represent your country on the battlefield was the greatest honour a man could have....   [tags: War Poems Jesse Pope Wilfred Owen Essays]

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War Poetry Analysis

- War Poetry Analysis There are many different approaches to war in the poetry I have read. Some are very jingoistic and strongly encourage conscription. They use a wide range of colloquial language and often use puns to play on the emotions of the reader and make their poems more interesting. A good example of a poem of this type is, "Who's for the Game?" by Jessie Pope. This kind of war poetry has often been criticised by other poets with a more serious and realistic view to war....   [tags: Papers]

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Tales Of Simple

- Langston Hughes is represented in Black Voices by the Tales of Simple. Hughes first presents his character Jessie B. Simple in the Forward: Who is Simple. In this tale the reader is given its first look at the character Jessie B. Simple who is a black man that represents almost the "anybody or everybody" of black society. Simple is a man who needs to drink, to numb the pain of living life. "Usually over a glass of beer, he tells me his tales... with a pain in his soul... sometimes as the old blues says......   [tags: essays research papers]

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Graduation Speech: I Am Stronger in the Lord

- As I come to this place in my life I cannot help but think about Lincoln's Farewell Address at Springfield. In many ways it parallels my feelings in graduating from Gilmore Christian School. This is from President Lincoln's address written Feb. 11, 1861: "No one, not in my situation, can appreciate my feelings of sadness at this parting. To this place, and the kindness of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from young to an old man. Here my children have been born and one is buried....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Free Essays - Tales of Simple in Langston Hughes' Black Voices

- Free Essays - Tales of Simple in Langston Hughes' Black Voices Langston Hughes is represented in Black Voices by the Tales of Simple. Hughes first presents his character Jessie B. Semple in the Forward: Who is Simple. In this tale the reader is given its first look at the character Jessie B. Semple who is a black man that represents almost the "anybody or everybody" of black society. Semple is a man who needs to drink, to num the pain of living life. "Usually over a glass of beer, he tells me his tales......   [tags: Black Voices Essays]

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The Attitudes to the First World War in Poetry

- The Attitudes to the First World War in Poetry Compare and contrast the attitudes to the First World War in the poetry you have read. Focus in detail on four poems, two of which should be by the same author. When the war started the general feeling of the English was that the war was great and would be over before Christmas. This is evident in much of the early war poetry. As the war progressed, however, people began to feel disillusioned and eventually had an overwhelming feeling of futility in that so many lives were wasted for such little gain....   [tags: Poetry World War Poems Poets Essays]

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In this part of the essay I will be looking at two recruiting poems.

- In this part of the essay I will be looking at two recruiting poems. Harold Begbie's Fall in poem first was released in the Daily Chronical on the 31st August 1914. The Changing attitudes to world war 1 Harold Begbie's In this part of the essay I will be looking at two recruiting poems. Harold Begbie's 'Fall in' poem first was released in the 'Daily Chronical' on the 31st August 1914. It was one of the most popular poems of its time they even set it to music and sung it in music halls; posters and badgers related to the poem were produced....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Differing Attitudes of War Poets Showed to World War One

- The Differing Attitudes of War Poets Showed to World War One A few years into the war, there was a lack of recruitment and so people started to print recruitment poems. These were designed to help encourage men to sign up. These poems were successful and more people signed up to fight, thinking that war is like a game. ====================================================================== Towards the end of the war, poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon started to right poems about the reality of the war....   [tags: Papers]

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Daredevil Stunts at Niagara Falls

- Annie Edson Taylor a widowed school teacher from Michigan made history on October 24, 1901 being the first person to take the daring plunge over the picturesque yet treacherous Niagara Falls. Various people have taken on Niagara Falls and all it’s furry from trapeze artist to barrel jumper all seeking a degree of fulfillment, at what cost. That is the risk these daredevils are willing to take. While there were many daredevil acts before Mrs Taylor’s bold accomplishment, none quite so renowned, for no one had previously endeavored to drive themselves over the falls....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Emotional Slave in The Slave Dancer

- An Emotional Slave in The Slave Dancer I found The Slave Dancer, by Paula Fox, to be a very commendable historical fiction. When I had finished reading the final sentence, I was left with a feeling of appreciation. I felt imperfect. For it easily could have been my ancestors who tortured the multitudes of helpless slaves. The Slave Dancer was a difficult book to get into, but it soon captured my interest and turned into an excellent, yet emotional, piece of literature. The Slave Dancer was a story that was so real and likewise so powerful....   [tags: Slave Dancer Essays]

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Comparing Waste Land with Other Myths

- The Waste Land: Parallels with Other Myths The Waste Land summarizes the Grail legend, not precisely in the usual order, but retaining the principal incidents and adapting them to a modern setting. Eliot's indebtedness both to Sir James Frazer and to Jessie L. Weston's From Ritual to Romance (in which book he failed to cut pages 138-39 and 142-43 of his copy) is acknowledged in his notes. Jessie L. Weston's thesis is that the Grail legend was the surviving record of an initiation ritual....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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What do you learn about the First World War from your reading of

- What do you learn about the First World War from your reading of Wilfred Owens poetry. From Wilfred Owens poems you can learn so many different things. He was one of a group of soldiers, he wrote about the war as he experienced it. So all of his poems are primary evidence because the poems were wrote by him when the war was going on. We can prove that Wilfred Owen was in the War by using a quote from a poem he wrote. The poem is titled 'Dulce et Decorum Est'. In the poem he gives his opinion on war....   [tags: English Literature]

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Essay About Family: Cutting Strings

- Cutting Strings I’m in bed, scanning the ceiling for a light that isn’t there. There wasn’t one last night, or the night before, so I shouldn’t have expected anything different than the textured surface that my retinas now scratch across in a long diagonal. The same grey, dried-paint-sharp ceiling that they don’t show in the brochures. Always without a light. Sure, one of those fake-Southwestern lamps with a plastic lamp shade sits beside me on the coffee table, but it’ll just fall with everything else once this island of a motel room shrinks down to a pinpoint and these two beds, those dresser drawers, that mirror, Jessie, Bekah, and my own elusive existence tumble into the empty gap....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about my family]

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Pokémon

- Pokémon: Little Angels or Little Devils. My younger sisters are victims of the Pokémon craze. On the weekends when I go home for a brief break from college life, Claire and Natalie are drawn to the television to catch the latest episode of Pokémon on Saturday morning. Catching a glimpse of the illuminated screen, I walk into the kitchen and sit down with them as they blindly spoon cereal into their mouths, not missing one millisecond of the cartoon. Watching them absorb the show makes me laugh and, when I do, they turn to me and tell me, "Shut up....   [tags: Television Cartoons Essays]

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The Contenders

- The Contenders For the presidential election of 1856, the Democrats nominated James Buchanan and John Breckenridge, the newly formed Republican party nominated John Fremont and William Drayton, the American [or Know-Nothing] party nominated former president Millard Fillmore and Andrew Donelson, and the Abolition Party nominated Gerrit Smith and Samuel McFarland. Buchanan started his political career as a state representative in Pennsylvania, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1821, appointed minister to Russia in 1832, and elected US Senator in 1834....   [tags: history]

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Norman Mclean’s A River Runs Through It

- Norman Mclean’s A River Runs Through It explores many feelings and experiences of one “turn of the century” family in Missoula, Montana. In both the movie, directed by Robert Redford, and the original work of fiction we follow the Mcleans through their joys and sorrows. However, the names of the characters and places are not purely coincidental. These are the same people and places known by Norman Mclean as he was growing up. In a sense, A River Runs Through It is Mclean’s autobiography. Although these autobiographical influences are quite evident throughout the course of the story they have deeper roots in the later life of the author as he copes with his life’s hardships....   [tags: Norman Mclean A River Runs Through It]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- Animal Farm The animals (characters) in this movie acted as though they were humans. At the beginning, everything seemed normal, although the animals spoke to one another. Before I knew it, everything got out of hand and the people shot at the animals. Then, the animals attacked the people. The most depressing part of the whole movie was the fact that the pigs had all the power. The power to run the farm as they chose, the power to make the rules and the power to communicate with the humans until greed took over and everything got out of hand....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Dont Say A Word

- Don’t Say A Word was what Nathan Conrad heard from his daughters’ kidnappers. This movie was intense and heart stopping. It all started out in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in November of 1991. Five men commit a bank robbery to steal one prize jewel. After the robbery, the five men split into two groups and took two different get-away vehicles. One vehicle had three men and the other had two men. The vehicle with two men contained “Jon Doe” (name never mentioned) and another anonymous man. These two men planned on stealing the jewel from their partners throughout the entire crime; they were successful in doing so....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Issue Of Sport

- The Issue of Sport The material I have studied for the Issue of Sport has helped me understand more about living in our contemporary world. The film and the screenplay "Strictly Ballroom" along with newspaper articles and the television documentary on Sport made me understand why sport is important in our society. Sport involves many things such as competition, dirty tactics, personal achievement and sport officials. Firstly, whenever there is sport, there is competition. There is competition for all levels of sport....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How can one truly define love

- How can one truly define love Love is a wonderful thing; a wise man once said that to me. Although this statement leaves sparse room for argument, it does little to define what love is beyond the vague realm of wonderful. It is my duty as a stanch romantic to embark upon the seemingly tricky task of defining love by looking at the history, explaining what love is not, and investigative the uses of love and the results of which it brings. The origin of the word is probably the most understandable place to start....   [tags: essays papers]

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How Soaps Attract Their Target Audience

- How Soaps Attract Their Target Audience I n this essay, I am going to compare Eastenders and Neighbours. I will identify the key ingredients shared by different soaps and examine ways in which such key ingredients differ from one soap to another. The key ingredients to soaps are that they last for years. The soaps are usually serial and are set in a specific location e.g. Albert square in Eastenders. In soaps, they all have characters, which appeal to a specific audience. Here are some characters, which appeal to specific audience; I have chosen three characters from Eastenders and Neighbours....   [tags: Papers]

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World War One Poetry

- World War One Poetry War poetry conveys a number of different messages, being anti-war, the ideas of chivalry and glamour involved in the fight, and poems trying to recruit young men into the war are all common, especially in WW1. There are many poets from this time who use these ideas a lot in their poetry, I will be looking at five of them in detail, Jessie Pope, Rupert Brooke, Arthur Graeme-West, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Who's For the Game. By Jessie Pope is a recruitment poem, aimed at young men, glamorising war to a degree that it classifies it as a big game....   [tags: Papers]

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Wilfred Owen Vs. War

- Wilfred Owen Vs. War Wilfred Owen he destroys the image of pride soldiers ‘ Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,’ This makes you picture strong, powerful soldiers bent over tired, and under these big rucksacks that weigh pounds. Owen puts this in the poem to show volunteer what they are in for, and that its not just fun and a ‘game’ that Jessie Pope suggest in her poem ‘Who’s for the game?’ Owens states that the soldiers would carry on whatever, ‘But limped on, blood-shod....   [tags: Papers]

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The Guide Dog Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner

- The Guide Dog Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner Benny - He is one of the Alden children. He is six years old.. Jessie - She is one of the Alden children. She is twelve years old. Henry - He is one of the Alden children. He is 14 years old. Violet –She is one of the Alden children. She is ten years old. Grandfather Alden – He is the grandfather of the Alden children. They live with him. Jason Peters – He is a trainer at the Greenfield Guide Dog School. Mrs. Carter – She is the owner of the Greenfield Guide Dog School....   [tags: Gertrude Chandler Warner Guide God Mystery]

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President Woodrow Wilson

- Woodrow Wilson The name of the person I read about is Woodrow Wilson,but when he was young people called him Tommy.When Tommy was only a year old his father [Dr.Wilson]moved his family and him from Virginia to Augusta,Georgia.He moved in 1857.Tommy's father became pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Augusta,Georgia. Woodrow came from a strict,caring household.Dr.Wilson liked to take Woodrow places like cotton mills,iron and steel foundries,and other local industries.He did that to teach Woodrow the manufacturing processes.Dr.Wilson also taught Woodrow respect for other people.His mother[Jessie Wilson] was shy and reserved,but looked and acted like Woodrow....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Painful realities

- Painful realities Poetry creates awareness of painful realities. This can be appreciated in particular to war poetry where generally it is the aim of the poet to educate people on the horrific events that take place during the bleak years on the battlefields. The painful realities are expressed through metaphors, similes, specific tone of language and mood. Furthermore, poets use tempo, reflections and questions in their writing in order to express their feelings and what war is essentially about....   [tags: English Literature:]

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Comparing and Contrasting the Two Poems, Dulce Et Decorum Est and The Charge of the Light Brigade

- The two poems I will be comparing and contrasting are ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ by Wilfred Owen along with ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Wilfred Owen wrote his poem in the duration of the World War one, the poem was first published in the 1920’s. Owens imagery shown in the poem is repulsive and presenting an ugly side of war, the language used by the poet is fierce. On the other hand Lord Tennyson wrote the poem at some point in the Battle of Balaclava in the 1854 however, Lord Tennyson has a diverse vision on war due to not understanding how war was, his imagery demonstrates a calm slow story explaining how he thought war would be....   [tags: Poetry, Poem Analysis, Compare/Contrast]

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Free Waste Land Essays: Underlying Myths in The Waste Land

- Underlying Myths in The Waste Land The underlying myths that Eliot uses to provide a framework for "The Waste Land" are those of the Fisher King and the Grail Quest. Both of these myths come to Christian civilization through the ancient Gaelic tradition. Neither is found in the Bible, but both were important enough to Europeans that there was a need to incorporate them into the new European mythology, and so the stories became centered on the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus....   [tags: T.S. Eliot Waste Land Essays]

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Analysis of Fifteen to Eighteen from Marilyn Hacker’s Selected Poems

- Analysis of Fifteen to Eighteen from Marilyn Hacker’s Selected Poems In the poem 'Fifteen to Eighteen', Marilyn Hacker uses the rebellious years of adolescence to analyze the effects an illness can have on the relationship and family roles for both parent and child. Diabetes puts the mother and daughter in opposite roles than are traditionally seen at this age. The illness which occurs at least over the last four years of this girl's childhood forces her to grow up prematurely, take on some of the mother roles, and suffer the sacrifices that accompany it....   [tags: Hacker Selected Poems 1965-1990]

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Dulce et Decorum Es

- An Analysis of “Dulce et Decorum Est” Dolce et Decorum Est is the product of Wilfred Owen’s frustration, not only against those who repeat the old lie “Dulce et Decorum Est”, in other words, it is sweet and right to die for your country, but also against a certain kind of poetry. Through his poem, Owen who himself took part in World War 1, has no difficulty to convince us that the horrors that took place at this moment far outweighs the idea of those who encourage war. In this essay, I will approach the symbolic significance of the poem by analysing each stanza....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Thoughts on the Movie I am Sam

- My Thoughts on the Movie I am Sam I could never ever pick a movie and call it my favorite. Movies are somewhat like people in that aspect. I do not think I will ever have a favorite person, just a lot of favorite people. In saying so, I have to say that I am Sam is definitely one of my favorite movies. To begin, I bought the soundtrack before I even knew what the movie was about simply because the entire soundtrack is composed of Beatles songs covered by today's artist. Ben Harper sings "Strawberry Fields." Eddie Vedder sings "Hide Your Love Away." Other artists such as the Wallflowers, the Stereophonics, and others sing original Beatles songs, and the soundtr...   [tags: Papers]

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Animal Farm: A Comparison of the Book and Movie

- Animal Farm: The Book & The Movie It was was a dark night, all the animals huddled around Old Major to hear what he had to say about his dream. It turns out Old Major talks about rebelling against man so that all animals can have a better life. Ironically, after Rebellion, no one except Napoleon has a better life and he makes their lives even harsher. This is a story of communism, this is the story of Animal Farm. Basically, in a nutshell, Animal Farm is a novel about farm animals triumphing over man only to fall prey to an evil and cunning dictator....   [tags: compare contrast]

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Free Waste Land Essays: A New Understanding

- The Waste Land: A New Understanding The Waste Land, Eliot's first long philosophical poem, can now be read simply as it was written, as a poem of radical doubt and negation, urging that every human desire be stilled except the desire for self-surrender, for restraint, and for peace. Compared with the longing expressed in later poems for the "eyes" and the "birth," the "coming" and "the Lady" (in "The Hollow Men," the Ariel poems, and "Ash-Wednesday"), the hope held out in The Waste Land is a negative one....   [tags: T.S. Eliot Waste Land Essays]

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Jem in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mocking Bird

- To Kill A Mockingbird - Jem Is it possible to shed innocence without losing hope. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, a 10-year-old boy named Jem proves that it just may be so. Throughout the novel, Jem, the brother of Scout, is trying to comprehend in his own mind the darker aspects of human nature. Within the small Southern town he lives in, Jem battles with racism, justice, bravery. It is not until the end of the novel does Jem better understand the world, and is one step closer to becoming a grown man....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Dad

- Personal Narrative- Dad My brother and I were standing in a white room where people were franticly running around. I looked at this man being wheeled by lying on a blood soaked bed. His eyes were swelled shut and he was moaning in excruciating pain. I took a closer look and realized his skull was exposed. His scalp was completely off the side of his head. Tears started coming when I thought about this poor man's family. How were the doctors going to tell his wife and kids what he looked like; or even worse, he had died....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile]

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What it Means to be an Athlete

- What it Means to be an Athlete A group of high school girls who have all joined a crew team for various reasons. Some are athletes, some want scholarships, some are the right body types, some have never been athletes, some have friends on the team, and some are being made to by their parents. The team is small and no cut and always in need of more rowers. As they row they come together as a team, they all gain in confidence and learn what it is to be an athlete both on and off the water. The protagonists are a novice four, that means five girls who have never competed in crew before racing a boat with four rowers and a coxswain (cox for short)....   [tags: Sports Swimming Teamwork Essays]

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Death in T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and Maddy's No Past, No Present, No Future

- Death in T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and Maddy's No Past, No Present, No Future Death is an inevitable fact that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Whether it is losing a friend, family member, someone famous and well known, or finally themselves, everyone knows what it's like to deal with the topic of death. In The Wasteland T. S Eliot is describing death with a very different approach which makes death seem poetic yet very dreary and uninviting. On the other hand, in Yulisa Amadu Maddy's book No Past, No Present, No Future death is not poetic at all but very cold and melancholy....   [tags: Death Eliot Maddy Wasteland Future Past Essays]

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The Healing Wound

- The Healing Wound It’s a beautiful morning at our nation’s capital. Constitution Gardens is blooming with life. Flowers of red, yellow, and pink bob their heads in the gentle summer breeze. Wise old trees proudly oversee the grassy lawns, while twittering birds scamper about on their strong, sturdy limbs. People talk animatedly as they stroll in small groups along the brown, dusty paths. Children run and jump, stopping occasionally to make quick poses for parents’ snapping cameras. As we walk ahead, we notice a shape taking form on the horizon....   [tags: Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Essays]

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A new way to die

- A NEW WAY TO DIE Electrocution. Firing squad. Hanging. Gas chamber. Lethal injection. Any of these sound familiar. These are the existing methods of execution that are used today by the 38 states supporting the death penalty. Are these forms of the death penalty humane. Is the death penalty itself humane. Is there a viable humane alternative to these methods. Throughout history, the humanity of the death penalty, its methods, and its deployment have been questioned due to the trauma that is inflicted on the criminal....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Business

- CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION This study will examine the overall affect on society, as well as the historical aspect of the integration of African-Americans, into sports in the United States of America. This study is also designed to discuss and or break down any racial stereotypes involving African-American athletes. Most importantly, this study will also examine the progression that African-Americans have made on the field as athletes and in corporate America as well. The overall affect that integration had on society will be discussed first....   [tags: essays research papers]

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death penalty

- Death Penalty: Revised During this class period today, seven adult men will be falsely accused of committing a serious crime, carrying a penalty of capital punishment. This means approximately 51,000 adult men are falsely accused of committing serious crimes each year. This figure is roughly the number of people who attended Super Bowl-Thirty-Three. Currently, there are 3,500 people on death row in thirty-eight states that support and carry out the death penalty while only twelve states have outlawed it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dreams may not always come true

- “Dreams may not always come true, but they make life worthwhile.” Dreams are a part of everybody’s life, this term dream is widely used to express mental images of something we may want, or something we whish we where. Dreams usually are seen as false, or just a child’s thing however this is seen mainly as the dreams conflict with reality. Many films of the post-modernism era can be seen that you would have the stereotypical way of someone wishing for something and it comes true. Even so Dreams are worthwhile and this will be shown below: In the book looking for Alibrandi we see a typical year 12, student whom has never seen her father in her life and has always had the life long dream of...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Historical Analysis On 1920s

- "Wedding Band" by Alice Childress is a story of a love/hate interracial relationship between two lovers in the south. The play is set in South Carolina in 1918. "Wedding Band" truly captures the essence of the time and place in which the play was set in. That era (1915-1931) is one of the most significant in the history of this young nation. The decade of the 1920's is often characterized as a period of American prosperity and optimism. It was the "Roaring Twenties," the decade of the bath tub gin, the model T, the $5 work day, the first transatlantic flight, and the movie....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Joseph Conrad

- Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad, born Tedor Josef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski, was born December 3, 1857 in a Russian-ruled province of Poland. His parents’ involvement in the Polish independence movement had them kicked out of Northern Russia in 1863. After his parents’ deaths, he moved in with relatives where he was often ill and received little schooling. At sixteen years of age, Conrad decided to become a seaman and he joined the British merchant marines in 1878. His lack of speaking the English language did not discourage him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Life Of Rodin

- Auguste Rodin was born November 12, 1840 in Paris and attended the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Paris at age 14. Rodin had a special gift for modeling human figures and faces; therefore sculpting humans is all he did. Decorators and commercial sculptors exploited Rodin at a very young age. It was some 20 years before he could sculpt for himself, under the commercial sculptor Albert Carrier-Belleuse. (Auguste, 19) Rodin sculpted ornamental figures for several major buildings in Brussels, such as the Bourse and the Palais des Academies....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Coal War, by upton sinclair

- THE COAL WAR Book 1, The Social Chasm By: Upton Sinclair Upton Sinclair wrote The Coal War in 1976 being published by Colorado Associated University Press. Book One; "The Social Chasm," contained 69 pages while the entirety of The Coal War had 399 pages with two other Books. "The Social Chasm" was easy to follow and had an intriguing beginning. The Coal War portrays many situations common to the people of the coal fields and those making an effort to improve its conditions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Isaac Asimov's The Naked Sun

- Isaac Asimov's The Naked Sun When the ship stopped Elijah remained on his seat. Then he looked away and saw Daneel Olivaw, he is a robot that look like a man. After Elijah Bailey went in an air-tube, a robot was in charge of the trip of Elijah, his serial number is RX-2475. When the trip in the air-tube ended, Bailey received information about Solaria and he learned that the population on the planet is 20000 people and 200000000 robots in a territory of 30000000 square miles. He then felt the need to see outside the ground-car....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Twenties

- Area One-Politics and Government-The Harding Scandals and the Bonus Bill veto The presidency of Harding was filled with continuous scandal. Many compare the Harding to Grant has both being postwar presidents marked by scandals and corruption. Having appointed several excellent officials, Harding also appointed a number of incompetent and dishonest men to fill important positions, including the Secretary of Interior, Albert B. Fall and Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty. The Secretary of Interior, Albert B....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What Purpose does Section one serve in a Reading of To Kill a Mockingbird?

- What Purpose does Section one serve in a Reading of To Kill a Mockingbird. Section 1 of the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird', by Harper Lee establishes the main style and themes of the narrative. It begins by giving a brief summary of the history of the Finch family before setting the scene for the main action of the novel. It introduces the reader to the main characters who will, Scout, Jem, Atticus and Miss Maudie and some of the families who are relevant to the story, the Radleys and the Ewells....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Black/Coloured Community In To Kill a Mockingbird

- How Does Harper Lee Present The Black/Coloured Community In To Kill A Mockingbird. To Kill a Mockingbird tells the story of a white lawyer who defies all others to defend a black man in a rape scandal. This may not sound so strange in present day society; however, in the 1930’s (where the book is set) this was considered a great crime. The book was written by Harper Lee during the 1950’s in America, and coincided with the civil rights movement. At this time in history, racism played a very important role in society....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Post 1900 War Poetry

- Post 1900 War Poetry By looking at several war poems written before and after 1900, I can see that many elements of the types of poetry change greatly in several ways. I will be looking at a selection of war poems written by three different poets, in chronological order, so as to see if the attitudes to war and writing styles change over time or during various stages of the war. Firstly I will be looking at a poem written by Alfred Tennyson about the charge against the Russian gunners in 1854. The poem is called "The Charge of the Light Brigade" as it is exactly what happened....   [tags: Wilfred Owen Alfred Tennyson War Poems Essays]

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Writing Techniques for Sympathy in "The Bridge" by Jessie Kesson

- The Bridge, by Jessie Kesson is a short story which describes the thoughts and feelings of a character that faces up to a challenge of crossing a bridge with a gang that he tags along with. In this essay I will describe these thoughts and feelings that make you sympathise with character and show how the writer has used different writing techniques to show this. The three main characters in the book come with very different personalities. Mike who is the leader of the crowd is very selfish and seems to get a kick out of bullying and terrorising others....   [tags: Bridge, Jessie Kesson, writing techniques,]

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Harlem Renaissance and Jessie Redmon Fauset

- Originally referred to as the “New Negro Movement”, the Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement during the early twentieth century. It was started by the Great Migration of blacks to the North during World War I. This period resulted in many people coming forth and contributing their talents to the world, inspiring many. One of the poets of this time, Jessie Redmon Fauset, was one of those who wrote about the life of blacks and life in general during this time period. She used her good and bad past experiences as influences for her works....   [tags: Poet, African-American]

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Jessie Pope's Attitude toward War in the Poem Who's For the Game

- Jessie Pope was a journalist who wrote recruitment poems for the Daily Mail during the First World War. The poems she did write were positive propaganda poems for the war; her objective was to stimulate patriotism in the readers so that the men would join the forces. Pope wrote a persuasive poem where she compared war to a game. This is illustrated in the title 'Who's for the game?' It shows that her attitude toward war was that it was a great big event that everyone should take part in one way or another....   [tags: Who's For the Game]

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Art Analysis: Whirligig by Laurentino Rosa and The Freedom Quilt by Jessie B. Telfair

- Art is an interesting thing. It can inspire people, making them interested enough to take up the craft. It can amuse them, making them want to collect art. It can also be rather dull, and bore the person looking at it because they do not see, what the artist was going for. Whatever the reason the two works below created two different in me. The first piece I will star with is Whirligig by Laurentino Rosa. Let me star of by first saying, at the start, I had no idea why I like this thing. It is a simple piece of work that makes no real sense to me....   [tags: color, freedom, feelings]

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Comparing Jessie Owens's Who's for the Game and Wilfred Owens Dulce Est Decorum Est

- Comparing Jessie Owens's Who's for the Game and Wilfred Owens Dulce Est Decorum Est In Jessie Pope's 'Who's for the Game?' the presentation of war is quite different to what you might expect. This poem is a recruiting poem with the aim of encouraging men to volunteer to join the forces. It was written at the beginning of the First World War and therefore the true disastrous effects of the war had not been experienced. Those left behind, women, children and exempt men, were often unaware of the true horror of the war and instead were seduced by a romantic ideal....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Night Mother and Richard Cory

- "Night Mother" and "Richard Cory" are two pieces that both deal with suicide. The characters in both are so different, yet at the same time, very much alike. Both contain a lot of surprises and even somewhat confusing parts. The reader is left asking themselves why the characters in both of these writings had to end it all. Did they really have it that bad. "Night Mother" deals with a woman named Jessie who suffers from epilepsy and lives with her mother, who is named Thelma. From the beginning one can see that Thelma talks non stop and that Jessie is not very happy with her current situation....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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The poem Who's for the game.

- The poem Who's for the game. "Who would much rather come back with a crutch, than lie low and be out of the fun?" Throughout the poem "Who's for the game", Jessie Pope convinces many soldiers to go to war by asking questions in every stanza. "Who's for the game, the biggest thetas played, the red crashing game of a fight?", she asks the reader in an excited tone, allowing the soldier to have a very positive effect on war. 'Who wants to play in this fight?', as if to say that the idea of war was nothing more than a boxing game, which was a common sport in the era of world war two....   [tags: English Literature]

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Comparison of Three First World War Poems

- Comparison of Three First World War Poems The three poems that I will be studying in this essay are “Dulce Et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen, “Comrades: An Episode” by Robert Nichols and “Who’s For The Game?” by Jessie Pope. These poems are about the First World War and two of them seem to have a negative attitude criticising and downgrading the so-called spectacular experience of the First World War. In “Dulce Et Decorum Est” Wilfred Owen seems to mention good aspects of the War but compares them to low-class tragic events....   [tags: Papers]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm by George Orwell Animal Farm portrays many facets of the Communist revolution in Russia; however the book and the movie are both set on a farm in England in the 1950‘s. The book starts with Old Major, the founder of animalism, explaining how the animal rebellion would be coming soon and everyone should be preparing for the revolution. According to the book he died of old age but in the movie he was hit by a bullet from Mr. Jones’s shotgun causing Old Major to fall out of the hay loft and break his neck....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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I am Sam Movie Review

- "I am Sam" Movie Review 1. Movie Title      I Am Sam 2. Year of Production      2001 (Theatrical) . 2002 (Home Video) 3. Feature Length      134 Minutes 4. Director      Jessie Nelson 5. Producers and Studio      Director/Producer Jessie Nelson, Executive Producer David Scott Rubin & Producers Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Richard Solomon.      New Line Home Entertainment 6. Major Character Cast      Sam Dawson played by Sean Penn      Rita Harrison played by Michelle Pfeiffer      Lucy Diamond Dawson played by Dakota Fanning 7....   [tags: Film Movie Psychology Essays]

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Fall in and Who’s for the game?

- Fall in and Who’s for the game. These two examples of poems are typical of the war propaganda of the period, they are propaganda posters to make normal people get up, tell their friends and to join the army, navy or RAF. They try to embarrass people who like to be masculine and question their masculinity; this makes them prove to people that they are a man so they go to fight in the war. The poem teases unmasculine men and tries to make them feel bad for not going to fight. Harold Begbie exclaims that all the MEN who fight in the war will be praised in the street, women will love them (which is not true if they are severely handicapped), everyone will ignore you if you don’t go and everyone...   [tags: English Literature]

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Comparing Dulce et Decorum Est with The Charge of The Light Brigade

- Comparing Dulce et Decorum Est with The Charge of The Light Brigade The poems I am going to compare and contrast are "Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen and "The Charge of The Light Brigade" by the Poet Laureate of his time, Lord Tennyson. These poems both have a main subject of war. The main difference though, which leads to many other differences in the two poems are that they were written very in different centuries and times. This time difference meant approaches to war were different and hence the tones of the poems are very dissimilar....   [tags: Papers]

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The West Memphis 3 Murders

- The West Memphis 3 were three teenagers who were accused of the brutal murder of 3 eight-year old boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. The boys were believed to have been killed as part of a satanic ritual. By the next day, the police had already found their first suspect Damien Echols and were questioning him. Echols was considered a suspect because of his interest in the Wicca religion and officers investigating the case both thought that the “murders had strong overtones of a cultic sacrifice.” One of the officers said the only person he thought could be capable of committing such a horrible crime was Echols....   [tags: wicca, satanic ritual, suspects]

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The Life of Joseph Conrad

- The Life of Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad was born Joseph Teodor Konrad Korzenioski in 1857 in Berdichev, Ukraine. He officially changed his name to Joseph Conrad in 1886, when he became a British citizen (Liukkonen). Although Conrad discouraged people from interpreting his literature through analysis his life, his life did shape his writing. Much of his anti-imperialistic views could have sprouted in childhood, when he was under the rule of Russians the Ukraine. His father Apollo Korzeniowski was arrested for suspicious involvement in revolutionary activities (online-literature)....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the pig Napoleon uses specific tactics to gain power and control over the animal farm. Some of these techniques include controlling information through education, scapegoating, use of fear, swaying public opinion and blind obedience. Throughout the novel, the most prominent way that Napoleon gained power was through controlling the education that the animals received. In the beginning of the novel, Snowball believes in educating all of the animals on Animal Farm, young and old, by trying to organize committees and instituting classes devoted to reading and writing (page 39)....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Choice of Women

- A popular essay written by Marilyn Yalom, "The Wife Today", focuses on the latest trends in the role of the wife against the background of traditional expectations. In her essay, Yalom argues that many common perceptions about today's women are inaccurate. Yalom's essay makes it clear to the reader that the main point of her writing is to raise women's awareness of their ability to choose wifehood. American wives today have many reasons to work outside of the home. One reason is women do not want to be economically dependent on their partners....   [tags: World Literature]

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The Fight Against Lynching at the End of the Reconstruction Era

- As Reconstruction came to an end in the 1870’s in the South, there was a renewed sense of white supremacy, especially since African Americans were working to and actually gaining rights despite the color of their skin. Unfortunately for African Americans living in the south during this period, this meant they were about to be targeted even more. According to the Victorian Race and Gender System white women were dainty, fragile, and pure and it was up to white men to protect a white woman’s purity from the lustful, violent monster that was the black man....   [tags: blacks, rape, rights]

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The Gray Wolf

- This report is all about the gray wolf. Its scientific name is Canis Lupis. Canis is the Latin word for dog. The genus also includes jackals and coyotes. Lupis is the Latin word for wolf. Gray wolves look similar to German shepherds, but the wolf has longer legs and bigger feet. The color of a gray wolf can range from black to white, but shades of gray are the most common. A unique feature about gray wolves is that the farther north you find them, the larger they are. Males can range from (nose-to-tail) five to six and a half feet and females range from four and a half to six feet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Case Study : ' A Boy Who I Will Call Jessie '

- Jessie LaTasha Covington Concordia College Jessie The student I chose for this case study is a young boy, who I will call Jessie. He was observed in a classroom at an Early Childhood Learning Center. Jessie is a 3.6-year-old boy. He is the only child on his maternal side. Jessie has black curly hair, brown eyes and he seems to be the average height for his age range. Jessie basks in fun activities at the park, having books read to him and watching his favorite television program Bubble Guppies....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Child development]

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The Birmingham Bombings: Views of Martin Luther King and Jessie Jackson

- The Birmingham Bombings: Views of Martin Luther King and Jessie Jackson The bombings and marches in Birmingham Alabama were major concerns for all civil rights leaders. During the 50’s and 60’s, civil rights leaders fought against injustice in different ways. Some civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King and Jessie Jackson fought against injustice with a pen. In 1963 Martin Luther King wrote a letter titled, “Letter From a Birmingham Jail”, and Jessie Jackson wrote, “Jets of Water Blast Civil Rights Demonstrators, Birmingham, 1963.” Martin Luther King and Jessie Jackson are two civil rights leaders of different generations, but with similar views concerning the Birmingham bombin...   [tags: Racism]

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The Depths of Night Mother by Marsha Norman

- “‘Night Mother”, by Marsha Norman, is a play that dives into the struggles of a mother and daughter. First performed in 1983, the play became a major success both in Broadway, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, and was first performed as a play. (Spencer, pg. 1) Jessie is a middle aged woman, who is divorced, moved back in with her mother, and struggles with, what she believes, is a failed life. Thelma, Jessie’s mother, realizes that Jessie wants to commit suicide due to comments that Jessie makes....   [tags: broadway, struggles, mother, daughter]

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Analysis of 'Night, mother'

- Everyone has a different perception of life. Perhaps the norm says we always choose life; social mores and traditions in western culture suggest that there really are no choices in this regard. We all have our obstacles that we face during the time we spend on this earth and are also faced with live changing decisions. In ‘night, Mother, it’s indicated Jessie Cates had struggled throughout her life with depression, seizures, memory loss, abandonment, a forced marriage and a controlling mother. She knew no other world, enslaved to these conditions of her existence and base of familiarity....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Going On Meet The Man ' By James Baldwin

- In “Going to Meet the Man,” James Baldwin writes of Jessie, a white sheriff in the racially-charged post- civil war south, who is having sexual problems with his wife and is instead sexually attracted to African American women and is seemingly aroused by violence in the jailhouse. Jessie has a flashback during the story to when he was a young child and his parents took him to watch a huge crowd of people lynch and castrate a black man. This, along with violent racism Jessie acts on towards African Americans, brings up the nature vs nurture argument in terms of racism....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people, Negro]

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Suicide Is Defined As The Act Of Taking One 's Own Life On Purpose

- 1. Suicide is defined as the act of taking one’s own life on purpose. The CDC defines it as “self-directed violent behavior that deliberately results in injury or the potential for injury to oneself.” Suicidal behavior is thoughts or tendencies that put one at risk for committing suicide. 2. There were many warning signs notes in the movie, these included: • Talking or thinking about suicide- she had thought about suicide since Christmas. In the movie, Jessie tells her mother that she is going to kill herself by using a gun....   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Parasuicide]

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The Queer Imagination By Matt Brim

- Matt Brim’s book James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination examines the works of Baldwin through a Queer lens arguing that Baldwin’s works are intersections of race and sexuality. In Chapter 4, entitled “Papas’ Baby: Impossible Paternity in Going to Meet the Man”, Brim focuses on the idea of fathers within literature and culture within white culture. Using Hortense Spiller’s essay “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book”, Brim’s analysis “raises the issue of paternal presence and absence”(124)....   [tags: Race, Black people, White people]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- I had just gotten off the bus at my stop that rested in a field. I was very happy that day because it was close to spring break, and my third grade class had been approved to start recess again because of the improvement in weather. I was eager to get home and just relax. I had already had it planned. I was going to get out of my school uniform of a blue collared shirt and khaki pants and watch Disney Channel. My daddy stopped me and told me that we would be picking my mother up from work, though....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Father]

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