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  • MacDonald

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    represented differed political parties, Sir John A. MacDonald and Sir Wilfred Laurier pursued the same goals while in office. MacDonald recognized Canada's need for protective tariffs on exported goods, the need of settlement in the west, and the need for a railway to unify the nation. MacDonald immediately implemented protectionism and the establishment of a railway. On the other hand, Laurier took these goals and expanded on them. John A. MacDonald outlined the goals of Canada in the National Policy

  • Sir John A. Macdonald

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    Sir John A. Macdonald Sir John A. Macdonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on January 10, 1815. His fathers name was Hugh Macdonald and his mothers name was Helen Shaw. His father had migrated to Glasgow from the town of Dornach. His father was a very pleasant and easy going guy and he alwasys wanted to make everyhting better but he usually made things worst. He was a man that had lots of friends, he would talk a lot and drink too. His mother came from Spey Vally. His mother was a very smart

  • Shakespear vs. MacDonald

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    the characters in both pieces can be characterized in completely different ways creating a sense of humour throughout the new piece of literature; as is the case in Ann-Marie MacDonald’s play Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). In her play, MacDonald choses to use the character of Desdemona from William Shakespeare's play Othello but chooses to characterize her in an opposing light to the Shakespeare version, creating an interesting plot line filled full of humor and irony. In Shakespeare's play

  • All Souls by Michael MacDonald

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    All Souls is a heart wrenching insider account of growing up in Old Country housing projects located in the south of Boston, also known as Southie to the locals. The memoir takes the reader deep inside the world of Southie through the eyes of MacDonald. MacDonald was one of 11 children to grow up and deal with the many tribulations of Southie, Boston. Southie is characterized by high levels of crime, racism, and violence; all things that fall under the category of social problem. Social problems can

  • Reading and Thought by Dwight MacDonald

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    In the article “Reading and Thought” the author Dwight MacDonald provides criticism and disagreement with Henry Luce’s idea of “functional curiosity”. Luce developed the term “functional curiosity” defining it as an eagerness of people to know the latest news happening around the world. On the other hand, MacDonald concludes that functional curiosity only strengthens reader’s practice in reading rather than in providing invaluable information. He underlines that literature nowadays is deficient and

  • One Day in September by Kevin MacDonald

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    One Day in September by Kevin MacDonald The film One Day in September, by Kevin MacDonald, is a documentary film of Palestinian terrorists and the invasion of Israeli athletes. The film begins with an opening sequence of a public

  • Live and Let Die by Janine Macdonald

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    Write a short story that is a piece of dirty realism. In your critical appendix justify why your piece deserves that description. Live and Let Die by Janine Macdonald ==================================== "You used to be so much fun." Roman complained, as he loosened the restraints of his captive. "Fine. He's free, satisfied?" "Not quite, but it will do for now." Stephanie said softly, keeping her Glock levelled on Roman. Paul stood weakly, grabbing the frame of the chair when his

  • Sir John Alexander Macdonald

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    Sir John A. Macdonald was one of Canada's founding fathers. He is most remembered as being Canada's first Prime Minister, running the government from July 1, 1867 until November 5, 1873. Macdonald would become Prime Minister once again on October 17, 1878 and would stay in this position until June 6,1891. While he was leader of the country he faced his own share of political obstacles, including Confederation, the Metis rebellion and threats of an American he is among the greatest leaders Canada

  • The Grandmother in the Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

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    The Grandmother in the Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald The characterizations of women have, throughout history, been one of the most problematic subjects in literary tradition. An extraordinary dichotomy has existed with women as being both the paragon of virtue and the personification of evil. Ancient Greeks feared women, and poets such as Hesiod believed the female sex was created to be the scourge of the gods and the bane of men (Fantham 39). Romans, on the other hand, incorporated

  • The Germanic and Celtic Tradition by George MacDonald

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    The Germanic and Celtic Tradition by George MacDonald One of the most interesting things about fairytales is how the author has borrowed ideas from ancient myths and legends and kept them alive in their writings. The Princess and the Goblin is one of these fairytales. In writing this novel, George MacDonald has incorporated much of the folk tradition in his characters and plot. Specifically, his concept of goblins seem to be drawn from the tradition of dwarfs, gnomes, and kobolds of Germanic