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Kindergarten Students are Fantastic Writers

- This article is about how utilizing Writers Workshop is important, and how holding writing conferences can potentially benefit kindergarten students. The purpose of this article was to consider that kindergarten students are fantastic writers, regardless of what stage of the process at which they are performing. This article sheds a new light on the stories constructed solely out of hand-drawn photographs. It is emphasized throughout the article that holding a conference for each student one time a week can significantly impact a child, especially a kindergartener....   [tags: writers workshop, logic, writers conference]

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Gender Biases and Sexism in Writers

- Gender biases are what our society has been trying to avoid for decades. However in many instances it plays a huge role on the outcome of creative outlets. Writing is generally a very personal reflection on some ones values, views and opinions. What role does gender play on someone’s writing style. Could an entire book of poetry revolve around the author being a male or female. Sexism is an issue that has plagued our world for hundreds of years. Ideas that women belong in the kitchen and men should be under the hood of a car are prevalent in every society....   [tags: Creative Outlets, Writers, Authors, Poets]

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Movie Review : ' Freedom Writers '

- The 2007 movie Freedom Writers gives a voice of hope and peace in a fragile environment where hate and sorrow battle in the life of urban teenagers. This drama film narrates the true story of a new English teacher, Erin Growell, who is designated to work in an inner-city school full of students surround by poverty, violence and youth crime bands. During the beginning of the movie, the teacher struggles to survive her first days at this racially segregated school in which students prejudice her for being white and ignore her authority in the classroom....   [tags: Freedom Writers, Education, Teacher, Hilary Swank]

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An Inspiration to Young Writers: Ernest Hemingway

- ... Lionel Trilling, a professor and critic at Columbia, speaks for himself and many other critiquing-writers, such as Jack Frost and Archibald MacLeish, when he says, “His place in American literature is secure and pre-eminent. There is no one in the whole range of literature of the modern world who has a better claim than he to be acknowledged as a master, but it is in his short stories rather than in his novels that his genius most truly and surely showed itself”(Authors and Critics Appraise Works)....   [tags: influential American writers]

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The Meaning of Life from Different Writers

- ... In short, in does not matter who the people are and what they are fighting for, they can only win if they able to hold the power in their hands; that those who commit immoral actions will continue expand as they success. Due to the fact that the only people whose win a war are those who hold the power, people should learn to participate activities with others people so that they can learn new information and start put it in consideration for future decisions. As much as people try to make the world better, they did not understand the corruption lies inside the process they create....   [tags: truth, equality, writers]

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Comparing the Personalities of the Writers, Dante and Chaucer

- Even though Dante and Chaucer never met, Dante having died 19 years before Chaucer was born, Dante inadvertently became Chaucer’s life long mentor. Dante’s severe spirit turned out to be far more harsh than Chaucer’s nature, however Dante’s protégé, Boccaccio, became one of Chaucer’s greatest inspirations. Looking back at both Dante and Chaucer’s works, experts now see striking similarities in their writing. Whether Chaucer ever meant to use Dante’s materials or not, he is now closely compared with his contrary counter part....   [tags: writers]

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Short Story Writers

- Short Story Writers "And then I woke up."Thus goes the kind of "trick ending" that every first year writing student is told to avoid, a mark of cheap theatrics and poor craftsmanship.Historically, this kind of ending is often associated with Guy de Maupassant, the prolific French writer of the 19th century, or his 20th century American heir apparent, O. Henry (William S. Porter).In this well researched and at moments insightful book, Richard Fusco argues that Maupassant's bad rap as first and foremost the inventor and disseminator of the "trick ending" is undeserved.What Fusco feels Maupassant does deserve is recognition as perhaps the single most important influence on American short story...   [tags: Writers Literature Fusco Essays]

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The Women’s Movement and Female Writers

-    The role of women writers and women in society has changed drastically over the last two centuries. The women’s movement and female writers have worked hand in hand to pursue equality for women and to move their issues to the forefront of the nation. Writers such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sarah Moore Grimké, Angelina Grimké Weld, Harriet Jacobs, and Sojourner Truth help bring to light the sensitive problems that need to be addressed in the women’s rights movement. Angelina Grimké Weld, in her Appeal to the Christian Women of the South, says, "It is through the tongue, the pen, and the press, that truth is principally propogated" (1948)....   [tags: influential women writers, women’s movement]

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Difference Between Romanticism And Transendinlalism In American And British Writers

- The expression Romantic gained currency during its own time, roughly 1780-1850. However, the Romantic era is to identify a period in which certain ideas and attitudes arose, gained the idea of intellectual achievement and became dominant. This is why , they became the dominant mode of expression. Which tells us something else about the Romantic era which expression was perhaps everything to do with them -- expression in art, music, poetry, drama, literature and philosophy. Romantic ideas arose both as implicit and explicit criticisms of 18th century Enlightenment thought....   [tags: Literature Writers Compare Contrast]

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The Effects of Beat Writers and Experimental Poetry on Edwin Morgan's Work

- The Effects of Beat Writers and Experimental Poetry on Edwin Morgan's Work Discussing influences that in some way or other cause an author to change his work usually presents some difficulties, for example, why do we think a particular influence more important than another, and which one do we choose when there are many different ones. In Edwin Morgan's case there are quite a number of influences, all of them worth discussing: There are authors he translated like Vladimir Mayakovsky, Francesco Petrarca, Sándor Weöres, Eugenio Montale, Andrei Voznesensky, Attila József, and others; there are also William Blake, Percy Bysshe Shelley, G.M....   [tags: Edwin Morgan Poetry Beat Writers Essays]

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What Good Writing By Great Writers

- What Good Writing by Great Writers Entails Everyone who has learned to read and write can write literature by forming and putting down a story, but good writing requires more than literacy. All great writers have different views on what it takes to be a great writer except that they agree that writing is onerous. Even then, they disagree on the extent of its difficulty. Ernest Hemingway says that to be a great writer one should cut one’s vein and bleed while Elizabeth Gilbert detests this statement and says that a good writer must hold on to stubborn gladness(qtd....   [tags: Writing, Writer, Literature, Creative writing]

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Freedom Writers - A Message of Hope

- 2007 drama film, Freedom Writers, directed and written by Richard LaGravenese (whose previous screenplays include The Fisher King and The Bridges of Madison County) starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey. It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell (teacher by profession) who wrote the story based on Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California. Hilary Swank stars in this enthralling movie of ghetto kids raised on street corners, underprivileged boys and girls who use drugs, have served time in prison, and are very angry about living in a war zone where people are killed regularly on the streets....   [tags: Film Review]

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A Writers Beat: A Type of Expression

- ... It started a movement about not conforming to the government and the society, and not doing what the authority says. People in the fifties were expected to all act the same. They had to follow rules, and there are restrictions on what it is that you can or cannot do. Being Beat writers, most of their works were banned, and were not allowed to be published. Jack Kerouac, a famous American beat poet, is one of the pioneers of the Beat Generation. One of his works, “Desolation Blues,” is about viewing the world in a different perspective....   [tags: freedom, conformity, society, government, religion]

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The Film Freedom Writers ( 2007 )

- In the film Freedom Writers (2007), there are two social policies that are depicted through the film. The first policy was the result of Brown vs. Board of Education (1954) the Supreme Court decision that ordered the desegregation of public schools through the United States (US) (Cantor & Zirkel, 2004). Through the Brown vs. Board of Education case, this force schools to voluntary integrate students to schools that are outside their neighborhood boundary. Although the Supreme Court ruling was given in 1954, studies have shown that racial integration and racial justice in education remain largely segregated by race (Cantor & Zirkel, 2004)....   [tags: Individualized Education Program]

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Black Writers of the 20th Century

- Literature has played an important role in society throughout history, the written word being a powerful tool in communicating ideas. This became even more important during the 20th century, when many people were trying to persuade others or share their emotions and histories. The black movements in the United States made use of this tool, many authors coming out and becoming part of the fabric of society. Three authors in particular, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, and Richard Wright became some of the most influential and important writers of the 20th century, owing to their own history and life experiences to give life and meaning to their works....   [tags: Literature ]

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The Movie ' Freedom Writers '

- Ethnicity is a rising factor in all schools today and it can alter how students learn. Races are divided up into their own groups sort of like a prison. These students of different race are all put into the same classroom whether they like it or not. Life is an everyday struggle for these students. They have a different perspective on life, for instance, they ask themselves why they should even care about getting an education. Everyone is fighting their own war and trying to conquer their own demons....   [tags: Education, Classroom, School, Gang]

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Au 's The Writers ' Exchange

- AU Launches the Writers’ Exchange The AU Learning Commons through the Antioch University Virtual Writing Center now offers professional writing services to both its students and external communities. After 6 years of providing free peer writing support to graduate students, the team at the AU VWC has recognized the need for more specialized editing support for theses and dissertations. The Writers’ Exchange (WEX) offers a full menu of professional coaching, editing, webinars, and practical writing resources....   [tags: Clinical psychology, Psychology, Textbook]

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Summary Of ' A Reader For Writers '

- Preface to the second edition of “A Reader for Writers” (January, 1947): “... the interest it arouses is in part due to the operation of these principles: the sincerity in which the work was conceived; the clarity with which it was expressed; the force which was given it by the author 's careful directing of all parts to a preconceived end, his avoidance of all irrelevancies, and his use of image-making, idiomatic diction; the beauty of a proper proportionment and arrangement of parts and a rhythmical movement; and lastly, the charm that comes of the author 's personality.” After a moment 's contemplation of the meaning of all that I laugh and move onto the table of contents....   [tags: Writing, High school, Teacher, Metaphor]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Freedom Writers '

- Have you ever had the chance to watch the movie “Freedom Writers?” It’s a thrilling movie about this dedicated teacher by the name of Erin Gruwell who gets the opportunity of a lifetime to teach a racially segregated school in Los Angeles. In this movie, she is challenged both mentally and physically by these teenagers that are at-risk. The odds are stacked against these kids because society believes they are going to fail and drop out of high school before they even get a chance to graduate. Mrs....   [tags: Black people, Education, Race, Race]

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The American And British Modernist Writers

- The days of man in a dinghy stranded in the open sea, contemplating on the “sacred cheese of life” came to an end (Crane 1774). Whereas the Naturalists painted over the Romantic pastoral landscapes with a gray hue of reality to unveil the truth of nature, the Modernists decided to view the external world from within the characters psyche. Both British and American writers, like T.S Eliot, James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner, descended into the depths of the subconscious mind, into a whirlpool of fragmented thoughts and desires, creating a voice for the inner self....   [tags: Mind, Consciousness, Unconscious mind, Ezra Pound]

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Revolutionary Writers : The Revolutionary War

- Revolutionary Writers Re-write During the time period in which the American Revolution occurred, situations were dire, and the general public was in need of persuasion and motivation regarding the war. Those reluctant to see the blatant necessity to go to war needed further persuasion, and those losing hope during the seemingly bleak war needed the drive to continue. With these emotions at hand, authors of the revolutionary period, realizing the urgent need for action, wrote to inspire. Writing to inspire requires a vast variety of strategies, some of which appeal to certain audiences of the time....   [tags: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War]

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The Movie ' Freedom Writers '

- For this assignment, the purpose was to watch a filmed that demonstrated a certain type of culture or cultures; for that reason, I decided to re-watch my all-time favorite, Freedom Writers. I did not choose this movie just because it is my favorite movie and I can quote the entire movie, but because I felt that it portrays a significant amount of culture throughout the entire film among each character in the movie. Although in this movie there are dominate ethnic cultures that are portrayed, each character has their individual type of culture as they had to endure their own pain and struggle just to live each day....   [tags: Culture, Education, Wilson Classical High School]

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Review Of ' Freedom Writers '

- Everyone has had that one teacher in their lives that they either loved or despised. After watching the film of “Freedom Writers” I began to think back at what qualities made me prefer certain teachers over others. Reading the Psychology Applied to Teaching textbook opened my eyes into realizing the reasons why there were some teachers that I was very fond of and those that I was not. I realized that teachers have an important and impactful role in either increasing your love towards a subject or decreasing it....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Teaching]

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Examining the Views of Ethnographic Writers

- The ethnography of musical performance poses many complex problems to ethnomusicologists. In exploring issues of fieldwork and representation, ethnomusicologist Michelle Kisliuk argues that, “the focus on field ethnography is clearly essential to performance ethnography” (1997, p. 41). Kisliuk outlines three interdependent questions, two of which I wish to examine here. Her first question considers the concept and location of the “field” as used in fieldwork; her second examines the language employed in ethnographic descriptions....   [tags: Music]

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The Gospel Writers Of The Bible

- One of the major gospel writers of the bible was Mark. Mark was a friend of Peter. Peter was one of the 12 disciples chosen by Jesus Christ, which were known as the 12 apostles. Mark always paid close attention and listened when Peter had spoken about Jesus. He constantly wrote down all the things Peter had told me and preached about. Mark also wrote about the things that he had physically seen himself. Mark wrote this book while he was living in Rome, which is the capital city of Italy. He wrote his book around some time from 50 AD to 70 AD....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Bible, Saint Peter]

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The Movie ' Freedom Writers '

- The movie “Freedom Writers” relates to the chapter one A Nation at Risk, by giving examples of the Six risk behaviors in students. The one being Behavior that contributes to unintentional and intentional injuries. The movie takes place in a high school that is know for their racial street gangs. The students repeated say in the beginning of the school they will protect their own race. The students would plan to take action against other gang groups if they wrong them at school or on the streets....   [tags: Education, High school, Gang, Teacher]

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Feminism And The New Advertisement Writers

- Today, feminism has been a hot topic for discussion. Defining feminism has ignited this argument as artist and political figure have expressed their passion toward gender equality. Celebrities, who have completely different followings, like Beyonce, Emma Watson, Ashton Kutcher and many more have used their popularity as a platform to be a voice for women everywhere.In an attempt to rebrand their company, ANZ bank releases an advertisement show their support for women’s financial stability and equality....   [tags: Girl, Woman, Feminism, Women's rights]

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Writers and Intellectuals in Exile

- ... Many considered exile as a human condition and an experience, wherein, the world seemed to be nothing but in existential terms, absurd and indifferent towards ones needs. This led to a situation where one feels like an outsider. John Simpson in the introduction of his book “The Oxford Book of Exile” says, that exile “is the human condition; and the great upheavals of history have merely added physical expression to an inner fact.”5 But, this holds true only if the exile is taken equivalent to self alienation in the modern sense....   [tags: Salman Rushdie, intellectuals]

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The Portrayal Of Female Writers

- Female writers are perhaps some of the most objectified people in their occupation. Objectified, of course, does not solely mean in a sexual context but also mentally, physically, and biologically. Many great female writers have been subjected to harsh citizens, due to the exposing nature of their writings and departure from what’s culturally expected of them. With that being said, one thing that many female writers both famous and not, experience is some form of mental illness. Often times their mental illness aids in their creative process, yet when written or vocally talked about publicly female writers face criticisms that their male counterparts are hardly ever challenged about....   [tags: Suicide, Mental disorder, Bipolar disorder]

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The Writers Craft in Jane Eyre

- GCSE English/ English Literature Coursework An Examination of the Writers Craft in Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre was not merely a piece of 19th century fiction. It was a prototype in so many different ways. Charlotte Bronte was a revolutionary in the way she chose a female lead and the intimacy of first person narration. What was more abnormal was the fact that Charlotte Bronte was writing at all. During the period when she lived it was almost unheard of for a woman to do anything other than get married or become a governess....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Biography of Michael Crinchton: One of the Greatest Writers

- ... After graduating high school, Crichton would end up going to college at Harvard University. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard and would receive his MD from Harvard Medical School. While still in medical school Crichton published his first bestseller “The Andromeda Strain”. Crichton would go on to write numerous best sellers including “Jurassic Park” which was adapted into a movie three years after it was published in 1990. In 1994 Crichton created the hit TV show “ER”. Crichton would win an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER....   [tags: writer, thrillers, death, author]

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All Readers And Writers Know

- As all readers and writers know, transitions are an essential component to storytelling as they provide the physical shift from section to section. More importantly, if used in the right way a transition can advance the plot itself. Octavia Butler is a master of the transition device in her novel, Kindred as she physically shifts her characters through time and space as well as developing powerful changes in their individual characterizations. While there are a plethora of examples that can be used to demonstrate this, one of the most formidable transitions occurs simultaneously with and within Dana herself....   [tags: English-language films, Time]

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A Helpful Guide for Writers

- A Helpful Guide for Writers Understanding the Assignment To fully understand your writing project, there are questions you should ask yourself when receiving it from the teacher. First, you should know when the assignment is due. What form is it due in. What the type of assignment it is. What are the goals and purpose in undertaking this assignment. Finally, how will your assignment be evaluated. Overview of Academic Essay- Thesis, Argument, and Counterargument The goal of an academic essay is to persuade the readers of an idea based on evidence....   [tags: Writing]

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Career as Freelance Writers

- With the advent of internet, writers have found a good career path in the field of online writing. They can provide freelance works which not only gives them the freedom to be self-employed but also helps them make good money. Freelance writing can be in many fields such as the magazine writer, copy writer, e-book writer, proof editor, technical writer etc. Writers for magazines should have a vivid variety of interests, have good researching skills and need to be very coherent. Freelance writers can write for many magazines and prefer to write on various topics....   [tags: Career Description ]

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The Life and Writing of Mary Flannery O’Connor

- Mary Flannery O’Connor was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia. She was known as Mary Flannery until she finished schooling in 1945. Since she felt that name sounded odd, she changed it to Flannery O’Connor as soon as she started writing short stories, cartooning, painting, and drawing. She credited her father, Edward, as the biggest influence in her art and writing. Young Flannery became a celebrity at age six when her pet chicken that she taught how to walk backwards was featured in the Pathe News with her....   [tags: writers]

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Graffiti Artists: Silent Writers

- Within the impoverished urban streets arose a youth culture captivated by infamy and self-pride. A youth culture virtually undistinguishable from members of modern society with a passion, setting them apart from the community. The members of this underground subculture could be your next-door neighbor, your son or daughter, or the contractor repairing your roof, yet you would have no idea that they strive to “bomb” objects and surfaces found in everyday life. It is the subtle differences that distinguish a graffiti artist from the average member of society, such as their, mindset, desires, speech and active lifestyle....   [tags: Art ]

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The Freedom Writers' Diary

- Government within The Freedom Writers Diary “Invisible threads are the strongest ties” (Friedrich Nietzsche). This quote talks about the connections that cannot be seen or are not usually recognized and how those are the strongest ones. Connections can be made between almost anything. Sometimes a person has to dig a little deeper or put in a little extra thought to recognize or make a certain connection. The connection between the novel The Freedom Writers Diary and government is one that is not direct; it has invisible threads as one might say....   [tags: relation to government, literary analysis]

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Black American Women Writers

- Ques. Discuss the circumstances in which writing by black American women gained literary and cultural prominence in the last two decades and a half of the 20th century.What are the most dominant themes in their writings?Comment also on the stylistic innovations present in the writings of some of these writers. The year 1970 proved to be a watershed moment in the history of black women's writing and their struggle for emancipation.Many black women had distanced/were distancing themselves from the Feminist movement of the 60's.These women made their presence felt by drawing people's attention to their concerns which were different from those of white women.The black women's writing,which was...   [tags: American Literature]

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Analysis of Freedom Writers

- Freedom Writers- Theme Essay: The film Freedom Writers directed by Richard La Gravenese is an American film based on the story of a dedicated and idealistic teacher named Erin Gruwell, who inspires and teaches her class of belligerent students that there is hope for a life outside gang violence and death. Through unconventional teaching methods and devotion, Erin eventually teaches her pupils to appreciate and desire a proper education. The film itself inquiries into several concepts regarding significant and polemical matters, such as: acceptance, racial conflict, bravery, trust and respect....   [tags: Film Analysis, Social Issues, Character Analysis]

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Writers Block

- Writing is easy, it's quality that's hard. Any idiot who knows 5 words can write a sentence (e.g. "Dufus big much Scott is"). It might be grammarless, broken, or inaccurate but it is writing. This means that when people can't start they're imagining the precision of the end, all polished and brilliant, a vision that makes the ugly clumsy junkyard that all beginnings are, impossible to accept. Good voice, tone, rhythm, ideas and grammar are essential to good writing, but they're never introduced all at once....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Richard Wright's Assessment for the Negro Writers

- Richard Wright's Assessment for the Negro Writers Introduction Richard Wright’s plead in the Blueprint for Negro Writing could be very well summarized in one of the famous words from Thomas Kempis, “Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.” In this popular essay, Richard Wright denounced the Negro writers as he perceived them to be merely begging for the sympathy of the bourgeoisie instead of striving to present a life that is more worth living for the Black Americans (Mitchell 98)....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Freedom Writers’ Diary by Erin Gruwell

- Freedom Writers is a Hollywood film based on the book “The Freedom Writers’ Diary” by Erin Gruwell. The movie begins showing the 1992 race riots resulting from the beating of Rodney King. This sets the scene for the racial tension present in Long Beach, California. This racial tension has touched the lives of every student assigned to Mrs. Gruwell’s freshman English class. In order to give the students an opportunity to open up about their individual thoughts and experiences, Erin buys composition books and encourages her students to write each day....   [tags: precious knowledge, dreams, sucess]

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Talented Writers Known as The Alabama Connection

- Native born and migrators to Alabama have been displaying their writing talents for centuries. The Alabama Connection is a family of writers either born in Alabama or who have migrated to Alabama. Some authors are from other states but wrote about Alabama. Alabama has a rich heritage and extraordinary genres including autobiographies, humor, poetry, drama, and fiction. Some of these intelligent, award winning, classic literature poets are: Booker T Washington, F.S. Fitzgerald, and Zora Neal Hurtsen....   [tags: washington, hurtsen, fitzgerald]

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The Harlem Renaissance And African American Writers

- The Harlem Renaissance influenced black African American writers tremendously. Not only did it show that they were capable of achieving great things, the Harlem Renaissance has shaped and created many pathways for people to be able to achieve something that may not have been achieved at the time. The Harlem Renaissance was a great literature movement for African American people. Around the late 19th century and early 20th century is when the movement started. African American people were able to evolve in the literary world....   [tags: W. E. B. Du Bois, African American]

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Trust in Freedom Writers and Stand and Deliver

- Both Erin Gruwell in Freedom Writers and Jamie Esclante in Stand and Deliver faced students stuck in low-income backgrounds and neighborhoods of crime. Despite the low achievement of these students, both teachers were able to foster a mastery of a subject to their students. Even though the subjects of English and math are extremely different, one method united both teachers and allowed them to teach their students effectively— trust. Erin and Jamie were successful because of the trust they put in their students....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Violence And Love : The Movie ' Freedom Writers '

- Violence and Love In the movie Freedom Writers, what impressed me most is that those nonwhite kids seems to have inherent hatred towards other color people and what they choose to do to “deal” with those problems caused by racial discrimination, is violence----fight with fists or even guns. But is it right for those nonwhite kids to use violent ways to fight for respects or deal with bias problems. In my posture, it’s definitely not. On one hand, those immature kids lack of objective judgment, so their ideas tend to be too much radical....   [tags: Discrimination, African American, Race]

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The Powerful Messages Delivered in The Freedom Writers

- “We fight each other for territory; we kill each other over race, pride, and respect. We fight for what is ours. They think they’re winning by jumping me now, but soon they’re all going down, war has been declared.” Abuse, Pain, Violence, Racism and Hate fill the streets of Long Beach, California. Asians, Blacks, Whites and Hispanics filled Wilson High School; these students from different ethnic backgrounds faced gang problems from day to night. This movie contains five messages: people shouldn’t be judgmental because being open-minded allows people to know others, having compassion for a person can help people change their views in life, being a racist can only create hate, having the pow...   [tags: racism, compassion, education]

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American Writers : A Collection Of Literary Biographies

- Woodward, Pauline Groetz. "Erdrich, Louise 1954—." American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, Supplement 4. Ed. A Walton Litz and Molly Weigel. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner 's Sons, 1996. 259-278. Scribner Writers on GVRL. Web. 20 Nov. 2016. The main point of this article is that it explains in detail of the main points concerning the different elements such as the context, setting, character, plot, and the theme on the story “Love Medicine.” The article goes into detail of the information and examples from other works the short stories it provides contributing to this story....   [tags: Short story, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Louise Erdrich]

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Comparing The Writers ' Presentation Of Tormented Mind

- Compare and contrast the writers’ presentation of tormented mind in Rebecca and Birthday letters. Rebecca, which is a bildungsroman novel and Birthday letters both have elements of tormented minds which are effectively caused by the darker side of love, memory, honesty and betrayal. ‘Rebecca’ looks into the faults of the class structure and upper class society. It shows the narrators inability to accept her new social class when marrying Maxim which adds to her torment. The narrator is told by Mrs Van Hopper she will never fit in at Manderly because of her social class, and tells her she is making a “big mistake" marrying Maxim and that she will "bitterly regret" it, this foreshows the strug...   [tags: Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Assia Wevill, Sylvia]

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The Greatest Writers During The Enlightenment Era

- Voltaire lived a long life with many accomplishments. Many of his works are well known today and he is thought of as one of the greatest writers during the Enlightenment Era. He was very outspoken, which sometimes got him into trouble. However, his time in prison led him to write a play that helped him make a name for himself as one of the great authors of his time. His life growing up was not all that he expected, but he turned out to be a very successful writer. Voltaire, originally named Francois Marie Arouet, was born in Paris, France on November 21, 1694....   [tags: Voltaire, Age of Enlightenment, Writing]

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Adolescent Writers in Second Language Situations

- Mark O. James studied whether L2 students were preoccupied with surface error correction during the process of generating texts and whether this regular interruption in composition resulted in poorer writing quality. He also wanted to know whether the L2 perceptions of their behaviours accurately reflected observed behaviours and if there were significant differences in fluency of composition between Polynesian and Chinese students. The data was collected by using a behavioural protocol analysis: asking for a rough draft outline of the essay, as well as recording students writing their essays....   [tags: Language ]

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Modern Writers Writing in Gothic Tradition

- Modern Writers Writing in Gothic Tradition; Surfacing Transgression of Boundaries Via Gothic Elements in Angela Carter’s The Magic Toyshop & Fay Weldon’s The Bvlgari Connection Gothic as a literary term, most often brings to mind a type of novel – as well as a group of writers for a long time considered marginal - written between the second half of the eighteenth century and first half of the nineteenth. The contemporary use of the term Gothic retains an even larger number of meanings today....   [tags: The Magic Toyshop, The Bulgari Connection]

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Racial Personality Of African American Writers

- African American writers regularly address racial personality—from books about going to expositions on Black Power—from journalists as differed as W.E.B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Toni Morrison. Be that as it may, these authors are once in a while, studying on how they build a racial personality for themselves and their characters. Dark writings can possibly uncover the variables that make racial personality and clear up how the procedure of consideration and prohibition work inside the African American group....   [tags: Black people, African American, White people, Race]

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Writers Talk About Their Own Experience

- Education is constantly being redefined and has many different interpretations. The education system tends to be flawed at certain points but it may only be because each teacher has different methods of teaching their students or they just don’t care about their students futures. Three short essay writers talk about their own experience in the education and the positive and negatives to them. For example, Mary Sherry 's "In Praise of the "F" word” Sherry illustrates how students with a fear of failing would motivate them to try harder in school and make an effort to do well and succeed....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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Does Freedom Writers ' Come True?

- Could “Educating Students According To Their Natural Ability1” Come True. What encourage me to write an essay on “Freedom Writers” is that Mrs. Gruwell treats each student as a real person instead of a learning machine. She made a great effort to understand every student’s interest and characteristic and taught them according to their natural ability. There are no two leaves which are the same in the world2. As a teacher, it could be “One student is not as same as another in the world.” Especially for Mrs....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Teaching]

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Minority Writers Like W.eb. Dubois

- Minority writers like W.EB. DuBois, Judith Ortiz Cofer, and Sherman Alexie, have endeavored to vocalize the unheard voices of their people through literature. Their poems, short stories and novels echo sentiments of inequalities, prejudices, and the struggles of living as a minority in America. They also courageously share their perspectives on how the conflicts between their respective native cultures and the majority shape their lives and the world around them. These authors through their stories provide deeper insights on the concept of diversity....   [tags: United States, Puerto Rico, Sherman Alexie]

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Noteworthy American Writers: Carson McCullers

- ... The reappearance of Marvin sparks a passionate love triangle full of mixed emotions among the characters. Cousin Lymon is the first to take notice of Marvin’s return. He is instantly fascinated by Marvin. Intrigued by Marvin’s lifestyle, Lymon begins to shadow Marvin’s daily activities. Marvin reacts to Lymon’s friendship with distaste, physical and mental abuse, but ulterior motives begin to form when Marvin realizes the power Lymon has over Amelia. Unconditional love for Cousin Lymon is displayed by Amelia when she allows Marvin to live with her and Lymon....   [tags: Ballad of a Sad Cafe]

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The Poets and Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

- The Poets and Writers of the Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a great time of achievement for the black poets and writers of the 1920s and early '30s. Many had a hard life living in the Harlem district of New York city. The foundations of this movement were laid in the social and political thought of the early 20th century. One of the most famous of these black political leaders was W.E.B. DuBois. DuBois was the editor of the influential magazine "The Crisis." In this magazine he repeatedly rejected the notion that blacks could achieve social equality by following white ideals and standards....   [tags: Authors]

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Women Writers Have More Of An Impact Than Men

- Do woman writers have more of an impact than men in the 17th century. Throughout this course of learning I had often questioned the importance of women writers in the 17th century. Being that this time period of writing often tends to appeal to gender roles and favoring the man’s word over a woman’s reputation, it often clouds what impact women writers not only had on that time period but also the effects it still has on society today. Women writers of this time are underrated to say the least and through comparisons of male writers such as John Bunyan to female writers such as Aphra Behn, I have noticed that although there are similarities there are also differences that prove woman writer...   [tags: Woman, Gender, Writing, John Bunyan]

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Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

- Writers of the Harlem Renaissance During the 1920?s, a ?flowering of creativity,. as many have called it, began to sweep the nation. The movement, now known as ?The Harlem Renaissance,. caught like wildfire. Harlem, a part of Manhattan in New York City, became a hugely successful showcase for African American talent. Starting with black literature, the Harlem Renaissance quickly grew to incredible proportions. W.E.B. Du Bois, Claude McKay, and Langston Hughes, along with many other writers, experienced incredible popularity, respect, and success....   [tags: Harlem Art Literature Essays]

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Effects of the Civil War on the Writers in the Age of Realism

- Age of Realism is a literary period that took place in the 19th century. Before Age of Realism came the Age of Romanticism and the Civil war in 1861-1865 triggered the change. Thus it can be said that the Civil War had several effects on the writers in that age. So, in order to understand the way those writers thought, it is necessary to mention several events like the Age of Realism itself, the Civil War and the writers and their lives. After those books are analyzed, there can be seen solid evidences about those effects....   [tags: literary periods, Mark Twain]

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Writers of a New Era

- Writers of a New Era The internet has quickly woven itself into the fabric of sociey. Many consider it an indispensable part of their lives, allowing them to keep pace with their hectic schedules. The internet has improved the ease in which people can communicate and find information. Navigating the web has become second nature to regular users. Some find the computer so convenient that they use it to do all of their writing from academic papers to journals. As the computer has aided in the task of writing, the internet has helped many become published writers....   [tags: Internet Technology Computers Papers]

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Hiring By Writers Online Has Never Been Easier

- Hiring essay writers online has never been easier. It’s no wonder that essay-writing services are now more popular than ever, with more than 57% of US students admitting that they have used custom writing services at least once in their academic life. Try our writing service and allow one of our professionals the complete your assignment for you. Your work will be heavily researched and academically credible with genuine and trusted sources in your bibliography. After your writer completes your project, he or she passes the work to our proofreading team, and they will check the work for any honest grammatical errors that the writer may have made....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Creative writing, Essay mill]

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Reasons For Women Writers During The Ming Qing Dynasty

- Reasons for women writers being successful in the Ming-Qing Dynasty Due to the traditional concept that women were inferior than men made women lose the opportunity be educated so that women writers were not common in the Ming-Qing Dynasty. Although talent women were very rare in the traditional society, some women with intelligence wrote poetry to express feeling of their life and they showed some differences between the traditional women that lead they to succeed. The important elements to distinguish two of them were women writers had wider knowledge in different field, more personal experiences through outside activities and bigger dreams to fulfill....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Gender, Marriage]

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Voices Of Women Writers Lesson

- Parents play a crucial role in the development of children, varying from culture to culture. Although imperative, the mother and daughter relationship can be trivial. Many women writers have exercised their knowledge and shared their feelings in their works to depict the importance and influence of mothers upon daughters. Jamaica Kincaid, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Kiana Davenport are only three of the many women writers who have included mother and daughter themes in their texts. These writers explore the journeys of women in search of spiritual, mental and individual knowledge....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Writers During The Age of Discovery and The Romantic Period

- OUTLINE Writers throughout history have always influenced or have been influenced by the era that which they live in. Many famous authors arose during The Age of Discovery and The Romantic Period all of whom had very distinctive writing styles that held true to their era. To find the differences between the two eras, it is important to understand the era at which time the literature was wrote, the writing style, and the subject matter. I. Introduction II. Description of two eras A. The Age of Enlightenment B. Romantic Period III. Writing styles A. The Age of Enlightenment a) Thomas Paine “Common Sense” b) Ben Franklin “Poor Richards Almanack” B. Romantic Period a) Ralph Waldo Em...   [tags: Thomas Paine, Edgar Allan Poe]

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Criticism oof Society by Modern Day Writers

- Criticism of society was a predominant theme found throughout modern literature. Authors often found themselves in a position where it became their job to highlight the hypocrisies in the world, and make readers reflect on corrupt morals the public believed justified. These writers of the modern era made the readers step out of their comfort zone and reconsider conventional ethics and standards such as the treatment of women, religion, and human behaviors. Twentieth century writers, more so than any other time prior, made the readers rethink traditional notions....   [tags: women, religion, human behavior]

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Langston Hughes : Influenced By Other African American Writers

- Introduction Many writers are influenced by people they idolize, and they are influenced in a positive way. Langston Hughes was differently influenced. Many may think that he was influenced by other African American writers, but he actually was not. According to a biography of Langston Hughes, “He was inversely influenced by his father-- who, frustrated by being the object of scorn in his native land, rejected his own people” (“Langston Hughes” Web). He was not influenced by other African American writers, as believed by many....   [tags: African American, Harlem Renaissance]

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Features of Metafiction and Well Known Writers of the Genre

- ... John Barth first wrote about postmodernism in the influential essay, The Literature of Exhaustion (1967), denouncing ordinary, realist fiction and the ironic use of conventions. He argued that metafictional experiments were the only possible contemporary mode of writing. His novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), Lost in the Funhouse (1968), Chimera (1972), Letters (1979), Sabbatical: A Romance (1982), The Friday Book (1984) and The Tidewater Tales (1987). In Barth’s fiction, the conventions of the traditional novels are directly challenged....   [tags: postmodern, fiction, literary]

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The Influence of Edgar Allan Poe on Other Writers

- Thesis: Edgar Allen Poe was an American poet, writer, editor, critic shorty story writer, thrill seeker and he influenced many great writers and poets, some have made award winning movies off of the stories they have written and continue to do just that. Introduction: Edgar spent many years writing and learning about American literature. He loved to just write that’s why he did so many different things in the writing profession. He influenced many famous writers etc. so he’s a very influential man and his name lives on as a legend Biography: Paragraph 1: Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts (January 19, 1809-October 7, 1849) He had a sister (Rosalie) and a brother (Henry)...   [tags: research paper outline]

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Feminist Writers Jessica Valenti And Bell Hooks

- We live in the modern society where women can vote, work, have access to birth control, freedom of speech, and be independent. However, two articles written by feminist writers Jessica Valenti and bell hooks demonstrate that feminism still exist because of an inevitable inequality that women face in the society. Both writers are convinced that most of the people do not really know what feminism is about or they do not look at it closer in order to be able to understand the purpose of this movement....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Sexism, Discrimination]

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One of the Writers of the Romantic Movement: Percy Shelley

- Writers of the Romantic Movement often expressed a spontaneous outpouring of feelings through nature-related symbols and imagery. In “Mutability”, Percy Shelley was no exception to other Romantic writers; he used these impulses of powerful feelings to express the inevitable change that everything in the universe undergoes. Ironically, Shelley claims that the only thing that will remain the same forever is mutability itself. While Shelley claims that everything is changing, he focuses on the mutability of the human species and its individuals....   [tags: Romantic Movement, Mutability, Percy Shelley,]

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Mark Twain : The Greatest Writers Of The 19th Century

- Mark Twain was one of the most famous, and arguably best writers of the 19th Century. This was due to his ability of being able to express thoughts clearly and plainly. His overall character was very sophisticated and caring. Even though; he was a vivacious and spectacular writer, he was very bad at managing the money he received from the books and jobs he worked. In fact, he was about 10,000 dollars in debt after writing only his third book. When Mark was young, he had many misfortunes and that was well reflected into his writing style....   [tags: Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn]

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Young Readers And New Creative Non Fiction Writers

- Young readers and new creative non-fiction writers, The fine art of writing is to believe in your own potential and self worth. No one can ever take your courage away from you so embrace your weird, goofy and amazing side. The beauty of writing is to write with full passion, love and grace. Your canvas is the page in front of you, so paint away. Paint it with the truth, your emotions and with integrity. Truth should never be tainted. The words you hold within you are a true form of artistic flow that can never be stopped....   [tags: Emotion, Writing, The Reader, Rhetoric]

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Edgar Allan Poe 's Influence On Writers Today

- Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19th 1809. Poe had a tough life lots of hard work and dedication went into everything he had achieved in his lifetime. Poe who was referred to as the American master of the macabre, he was also one of the earliest American practitioners and considered to the inventor of detective fiction genre. First well know American writer to earn a living through published writing. (Two Hundred Years of Edgar Allan Poe.) The techniques Poe used have a great impact on writers today....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story]

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The Most Critically Beloved Writers Of All Time

- The iconic playwright, William Shakespeare, is one of the most critically beloved writers of all time. His timeless stories still maintain cultural relevance today, despite being written centuries ago. Part of Shakespeare 's appeal, is that his plays can be understood by the uneducated masses of Victorian England, and still be intellectually edifying to British Nobility. Characters like King Lear, who are incredibly intense and tragic, may not require much thought to understand, but deserve a profound analysis in order to fully appreciate....   [tags: Tragic hero, William Shakespeare, King Lear]

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The Most Influential Writers Of Our Time Hemmingway

- Considered one of the most influential writers of our time Hemmingway may have also been one of the most mentally disturbed as well. His family was plagued by suicide. His father committed suicide when Hemmingway was in his 20s, his brother, and also his sister committed suicide. Hemmingway himself followed the same mode of death years later. His family has many suicides in his family 7 that are known of in the Hemingway family, his granddaughter said that there may also be more. Ernest Hemingway was born to a well to do family with fair social standing....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia]

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Feminist Writers of the 1960's and 1970's

- The feminist writers of the 1960s and 1970s were making sure that the woman was suffering emotional and psychological stress on having assumed roles traditionally feminus, and were setting the women up to have their own professions and change there positions and rolls of the woman in society. Women, especially those who had a formal education, were not happy with there housewive roles. These women, who were possessing aptitudes to carry out professions out of the house, were meeting doing vulgar tasks that were very far from satisfying the husbands desires....   [tags: Feminism]

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African American Writers And Teachers Sought Theories

- During the period following the abolishment of slavery, former slaves had to find a way to disseminate into their new found lives as free individuals in a nation that once treated them as property and three-fifths of a man. Great leaders such as Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois both great educated African American writers and teachers sought theories in which to allow a transition of African American culture into a predominantly white culture despite obstacles set up in order to thwart success in an industrial and imperial society....   [tags: W. E. B. Du Bois, African American]

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Mlb Commissioner And Other Important Baseball Writers

- Adjustments. They are necessary for baseball players if they want to continue on with their career. Do you want to know why the dinosaurs died. Because they didn’t adjust to the new climate. If you don’t adjust you’ll end up like the dinosaurs and die off. I personally believe that the MLB is facing this current situation. With the never-ending popularity that the NFL has, baseball has to make adjustments in order to survive. The MLB has always looked into many different ways to keep its game alive and popular....   [tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, Home run, Umpire]

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