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  • Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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    This is the fifteenth in a series of reviews of those pieces of written science fiction and fantasy which have won both the Hugo and Nebula awards. I had some reservations about including "Flowers for Algernon" in this series. It is an unusual case in that different versions of the story won different awards; the original short story, published in Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1959, won a 1960 Hugo, while the novel length expansion jointly won a 1966 Nebula. So to do it justice I would have to review

  • The Beginning of Autumn

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    The beginning of autumn It had been raining all day, and Irma had started to feel the symptoms of the flu. She always suffered during the season of allergies, and autumn always brought dust with it. At the end of the day, Enrique, her husband, came home and asked her to accompany him to Monterrey the next day. He was in the middle of a big deal of his professional career, and someone wanted him over there taking charge of his business, it was imperative he attend that appointment! It was the only


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    as well as behind the camera, as is Paula Abdul. Abdul’s extraordinary music career encompasses worldwide album sales exceeding 40 million records, two #1 Albums, six #1 Singles, a Grammy Award, seven MTV Awards, 3 American Music Awards, two Emmy Awards, two People¹s Choice Awards and two Kid’s Choice Awards. She has also been honored with her very own Star on Hollywood Boulevard and inducted into Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Hall of Fame. Currently, Abdul is receiving acclaim as “the heart and

  • Essay About Terrence Mann

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    Coming from a musical background Terrence Mann most definitely lives up to his parents’ talent. He has formed a successful carreer around his talents. His career includes multiple appearances on Broadway, appearances in movies, and being a distinguished professor of musical theatre at Western Carolina. Today he passes on his passion for young people who hope to one day become as successful and well know as Terrence Mann. Born Terrence Vaughan Mann in Ashland, Kentucky on July 1st, 1951 he is the

  • Growing Up and Out of Idolizing Celebrities

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    for her close-up. She can hear the screaming fans, and see the glorious light show that would introduce her to the millions of people waiting. She could not believe she had been asked to present this year’s Grammy awards. There were many well worthy people that could earn these awards, and it was up to her to present them. As Sally stands in front of these millions of eager, impatiently waiting people, she begins to wonder about the younger generations, and how they idolize many of the people getting

  • to killa mockaosdf

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    To Kill a Mockingbird’s Relevance “To Kill a Mockingbird will remain a literary mainstay for the next fifty years and beyond" (O'Neill). Harper Lee wrote a moving book about Tom Robinson, a black man who was wrongly accused of rape in 1935. It is one of the most if not the most celebrated books of all time. Harper Lee wrote in a way that captivated her readers. Although the book is over fifty years old it continues to still be relevant in today's society. Being honored by several To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Roddy Doyle

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    years later, Random House published the book in the United States. This was Doyle’s big start. After his success he wrote two more novels, The Snapper, and The Van. The Van was such a well written novel that it was a finalist for the 1991 Booker Prize Award. Finally in 1993, success struck again.

  • Guyana and Family Values

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    Guyana is a middle income country with a multi-ethnic population living under the Coat of Arm, “One People, One Nation, and One Destiny.” Unlike the western world, my country us a great place to raise a family because happiness in Guyana is built upon mutual respect for each other and strong bond between family and friends. The government has created the necessary policies to sustain this culture. On the other hand, American youths in today’s information age are suffering from continued mortification

  • Rent: The Musical

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    Rent. To most people it is associated with an apartment, house, or another object. This word rarely conjures pleasant memories, but more often annoyance and stress. However, when someone mentions rent to me, my mind races to some of the most memorable experiences in my life. When I hear the word Rent, I immediately see an eclectic Broadway production, overflowing with talent, adventure, and magic. I picture scantly clad actresses, strutting across the stage. I envision stunning duets and

  • Essay On The Notebook

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    And the Oscar goes to... The notebook movie review 2004 Director- Nick Cassavetes Star rating 5/5 I’ve heard people refer to the notebook as ‘cheesy’ and a ‘chick flick’ this is not at all true. No matter who you are the movie manages to squeeze out a few tears, because of the inspiration the movie puts across. If you love emotional, romantic movies then the notebook is perfect for you. The heart pounding movie, starring Allie (Rachel Adams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) who are summer sweet hearts, until