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    Abu Nidal, the world’s deadliest assassin. North’s involvement in the Reagan administration’s support for the anti-communist freedom fighters in Nicaragua and the rescue of American hostages held in Beirut Lebanon, catapulted North into international prominence. North has lectured at Oxford and many other colleges and American universities. He is controversial and committed, but retains the charisma that shocked the world during the so-called Iran Contra hearings and in his 1994 campaign for U.S.

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    Gilligan’s Perception of Morality in An American Story Though individuals live by and react similarly to various situations, not all people have the same morals. I can relate to instances where I have supported a belief, regardless of the criticisms that arise, all because my choice is based upon personal morals. The same can be said regarding Debra J. Dickerson as she expresses in her novel, An American Story. In Carol Gilligan’s “Concepts of Self and Morality,” she states, “The moral person

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    THE CULTURE AND COMMERCE OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY "The writer is the Faust of modern society, the only surviving individualist in a mass age."Boris Pasternak "No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money."Samuel Johnson Andrew Levy's book is an immensely enjoyable read, one which presents the reader with an exhaustive historical treatment of that particularly American literary invention, the mass-marketed short story magazine.However, your final reaction to this book is likely to

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    American Indian Stories

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    In American Indian Stories, University of Nebraska Press Lincoln and London edition, the author, Zitkala-Sa, tries to tell stories that depicted life growing up on a reservation. Her stories showed how Native Americans reacted to the white man’s ways of running the land and changing the life of Indians. “Zitkala-Sa was one of the early Indian writers to record tribal legends and tales from oral tradition” (back cover) is a great way to show that the author’s stories were based upon actual events

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    Chapter Two - The Frenchman, and the Native American and the Pirate Arno sat on a rooftop thinking of how he was going to carry out his latest task. How was he going to infiltrate the palace? He had to get information out of the King’s Chambers before it was uncovered. He stood up and edged out onto a nearby beam. As he prepared to perform a Leap of Faith, black spots danced in front of his vision. When he landed in the haystack he found he did not have the energy to get up and collapsed back into

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    American Indian Stories

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    as we drove in, our vehicles were bombarded with fireworks. I could never really grasp why we were so despised. After all, our intentions were commendable. The matter became clearer after I read Zitkala-sa’s “American Indian Stories';. Within this text, a Native American expresses her beliefs that actions similar to ours serve merely in altering culture. The main character’s civilization had religious beliefs long before the white man presented his ideas. Essentially, the Sioux religion

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    In "Hunters in the Snow", Tobias Wolff defines what it is to be American as someone hiding the truth and seeking to become free from the burdens of life. There are many instances where Mr. Wolff talks about lies in the book. Frank lies about his affair with the babysitter, Kenny doesn't tell the guys he was asked to shoot the dog, and Tub lies about having a gland problem being the reason why he was fat. All these lies lead to high tension and eventually conflict. When Kenny joking sounds like he

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    The Godfather: An American Dream Story

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    The Godfather: An American Dream Story The Godfather is the “dark-side of the American dream story” (Turan, pp2). The film follows the practices of a fictional Italian mafia family, the Corleone’s. Though most Americans do not condone the practices of the Italian mafia, they cannot deny that Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather is a cinematic masterpiece. This film gave insight to a mysterious way of life that the average person does not have knowledge of. As the audience is educated about

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    American Horror Story was created by Ryan Murphy. The series, which is still airing to this day, aired on October 5, 2011. This series uses crude comedy that is full of adult innuendos. In each season, the viewer experiences a different theme and setting. The first season is centered on a man, his wife, and their home. The second season is centered on an insane asylum and its patients. The third season is centered on a coven of witches in New Orleans. The fourth season is centered on a circus. The

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    Rabbit and Turtle Story in African American and Arabic Multiple nations have folktales as well as songs in their history such as Arabic, African, Australian, and European. So, folktales are widespread surrounding the world. Some folktales are for kids to have a good wisdom helping their parents to grow up them. Some of them are for adult to take a wisdom to make a control in their life or to see the best to live. Some folktales are created by senior people to give a lesson for their sons. Some

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