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  • Tranquility amidst Turbulence

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    Tranquility Amidst Turbulence I have yet to encounter a person who did not feel the need for a haven of refuge and solace, where he may unwind, relax and find peace and succor in these times which are fraught with trouble, distress, sorrow and insecurity. This refuge may be in the form of a mall, a club, or a restaurant where food, friendship and fellowship are available and retail therapy is possible. Some people find contentment, just sitting around sipping tea or coffee in a cafe, or imbibing

  • Productivity Amidst Chaos?

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    Productivity Amidst Chaos? The Tragedy of Urban Public Schools Urban America has been deteriorating for decades. Plagued with poverty, crime, and unemployment, it is a wonder that educational institutions exist at all. The present state of urban public schools is quite disheartening. With issues to face such as inadequate facilities, widespread violence and rising drop out rates it is no longer a question of who will succeed, it is a question of who will survive. Urban schools have become institutions

  • Hope Amidst Terror

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    The horrifically unjust persecution of the Jewish people during the Holocaust is widely recognized as history’s single most malevolent event. Oskar Schindler’s courageous protection of his workers has become one of the most famous acts of compassion that occurred during Hitlers systematic execution of the Jews. Schindler was able to save over one thousand Jews by using his wealth and connections. The compassion that this member of the Nazi party showed to the Jews was punishable by death, yet he

  • Strategy Amidst Tactics

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    World history has given people numerous amounts of lessons to learn from and has shown perfect examples of ideal decision making and terrible decision making. One outstanding detail is the fact that history has displayed that war is inevitable. Rationally, war seems as if it can be avoided, especially because it usually begins over disputes, ranging from territorial ones or over resources. However, war traces back to civilization, and a number of the most intellectual leaders in the world resorted

  • Character Amidst Tragedy

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    In "The Story of an Hour" Kate Chopin meticulously chooses diction that encourages a defined view of the female characters. The role Mrs. Mallard plays, as well as Josephine's, displays positive examples of feminine characterization in the story. Notably, it is important for the reader to recognize differences between the antagonist's opinion of Mrs. Mallard and the way she sees herself. Although the author in many ways displays both females as weak, she does so in order to provoke thoughts within

  • Non-Fiction Amidst Fantasy

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    Extra Credit Essay Non-Fiction Amidst Fantasy A Discussion of Personal Favorite Character and Why Many characters in the performances of Shakespeare have so many intricate details that contribute to their personalities. Their lives become so complicated and twisted that it often becomes hard to follow their choices and decisions. In the differentiating lifestyles of all of the individuals stashed within these enactments it becomes hard to choose one to be a ‘favorite’. Their quirks and personal differences

  • Whitey’s: The Bar amidst the Prairies

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    Whitey’s: the Bar amidst the Prairies Before going to the legendary Whitey’s in East Grand Forks, MN, I had thought it was bar patroned by middle-aged people. There didn’t seem to be as many college students going there. When writing about this place, I positioned myself in a neutral ground. I am from Grand Forks, and lived there for ten years, but attend college at NDSU, not UND (NDSU’s rival). I came to see or know Whitey’s through my older sister and friends who frequented there and I

  • Alienation Amidst Dissimilarity: The Kite Runner

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    It is natural for the human mind to feel rejected when it does not receive the attention it deems appropriate. This concept can otherwise be defined as alienation. “Alienation occurs when a person withdraws or becomes isolated from other people in his or her environment. People who are alienated will often reject loved ones or society, and feel distant and estranged from their own emotions” (Alienation 1). Multiple times in the novel The Kite Runner, the protagonist, Amir, lives through an alienation

  • Street Dance: Frolic Progress towards of Unity Amidst Diversity

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    After a 30 minutes travel from Gensan, we found our ways to Alabel, Sarangani, a beautiful flora and fauna town celebrating their third day of Munato Festival last Saturday. Sunlight immediately hit our faces and the air brushed by hair, everything just felt right, it’s surreal were in Alabel. We walk our way through the capitol, seeing hundreds of Sarangans wearing a smile, it was as though we had been here all my life. One of the highlights of the said festivity is the Street Dance Competition

  • Hitler’s Political Succession Amidst the Economic Depression

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    Part A: Plan of Investigation This investigation will address the research question, to what extent was Germany’s post-World War I economic depression a causal factor in Hitler’s rise to power from 1919 to 1934? With the Treaty of Versailles, the German government was required to pay 132 billion gold marks of war reparations, drastically worsened with the US Wall Street crash. This effectively crippled the German economy and created a desperate people. For this investigation, Hitler’s private life

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