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  • Attempt

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    I never thought that I would have an opportunity like this again...Especially after what happened last time. The streets outside are vociferous. Thousands of finely dressed men and women step out of the carts and parade towards the monumental structure. The mountainous red, blue, and white starry curtains hanging from the roofs down till the balcony, paintings of famous people, who I didn’t even know, hanging from each angle provide the royal setting for Ford’s Theater. I was dressed in a clean and


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    ONE ATTEMPT 1. Every one of us strives to be better, accomplish more, and do it faster. Some of us may be occasionally disappointed, but it is whether or not we choose to try again that determines our success. John Steinbeck gives us one example of this in “Chrysanthemums”. [."] The theme of this story is that although most people are eager to do more and try different things with their life, not everyone will succeed with this attempt. [This is not a very fruitful thesis -- the story

  • Success is in the Attempt

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    Success is in the Attempt I may not know exactly what I'm going to be when I grow up but I have embarked on a path of self-discovery and I have discovered that I am a writer. I am a writer! It took a long time for me to admit that writing was more than a hobby, it was a passion. Writing is what I was meant to do. I was so afraid that my desire to make writing into a career was a frivolous, unrealistic fantasy. I never took any risks to make it happen. When I started thinking about college

  • Attempts at Internet Censorship

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    right to block whatever material they deem objectionable.  They are quite simply wrong.  The First Amendment guarantees our right to freedom of expression.  Furthermore, the ability to block or ban these sites does not exist.  There have been several attempts to enforce some sort of standard of morals on the Internet.  The online community has always fiercely opposed these intrusions on its Civil Liberties and privacy.  One of the most famous cases was short lived the Communications Decency Act (CDA)

  • An Attempt At Understanding Dreams

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    An Attempt At Understanding Dreams A few months ago I watched a movie called “The Candyman”. It was a horror movie about this psychotic woman who massacres people around her but has no idea what she's doing. An imaginary creature called “The Candyman” is appearing to her and talking to her, and she actually thinks that he's the one who is doing the murdering. Anyway, it was a scary movie and I had a bit of fun freaking out my mother that night by telling her that “The Candyman” will appear

  • Another Story Attempt

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    Disclaimer: I have no interest in keeping Stephenie Meyer's characters to my utilizing; I do not like them in her methods and that is speciafically why I decided to make alterations of my own. Warning: Certain repeating and unecessary babbling may, perforce, provoke a great many readers. Title: Isabella and the Madman: Safdar's Tribute to Love Author: Amnis Proem: If you love, everything is forbidden. Accordingly, every story written to express admiration of love must end tragically. I type

  • Blacks' Attempt To Achieve Equality

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    Blacks' Attempt To Achieve Equality The second amendment of the Constitution guarantees the right of American citizens “to bear arms shall not be infringed” by the United States government (2nd Amendment). Robert Williams understood how significant this right was to the protection of Black lives which were targets of racism and violence. He advocated the use of violence as a means of self defense and organized local blacks into a “rifle club with a charter from the National Rifle Association”

  • The Attempt of Civilization in Lord of the Flies

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    Lord of the flies - Out-line the civilization the boys attempt to establish on the island. How and why does this descend into anarchy? When the boys first crashed on the island, they tried to create a civilization like the one they had in their homeland, Britain. When Ralph and Piggy first found the conch, they used it like a town bell, to call everyone to a meeting, so they would be able to elect a leader and start an ordered society. This worked very well, as boys all over the island heard

  • The Struggling Attempts of the Government and Police

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    The Struggling Attempts of the Government and Police For America Prohibition has been a struggle for her citizens with violence, police, and outraged citizens. Although prohibition has been considered a bad decision on the governments part, many great things have come out of it in which will be explained thoroughly and from both points of view. In 1920 January 26 at midnight the drinking, transporting, distribution, and consumption of alcohol came to a stop. At that time the 18th amendment was put

  • The Attempts to Present English Art

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    The Attempts to Present English Art “Britain had one century of painting.” Elie Faure’s statement summarizes best what critics, art researchers and collectors haven’t had the space, the heart or the inspiration to say in their restless attempts to present English Art. WHY? To answer this question we must take into account more than history and documents, we must evaluate the essence, the soul of the creator, of the English man. Andrew Crawley describes in his book (“England”), the English