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  • A Brief Biography Of Clive Staples Lewis

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    Lewis (or Jack as he was known to his friends) was born in Belfast, Ireland, onNovember 29th 1898. His mother was Florence Augusta Lewis. His father was Albert James Lewis. He had an older brother, Warren Hamilton Lewis. When Clive was young his dog Jacksie was killed by a car, he decided that his name should be changed to Jacksie, but he was later called Jack. When Clive was seven, his family moved into his childhood home, in East Belfast. As a boy, Lewis was fascinated with anthropomorphic (considering

  • Song Analysis: We Found Love by Calvin Harris

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    and features singer Rihanna. “We Found Love” reached the number one spot in the top charts in multiple countries in 2012 and the music video became popular very quickly after being filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The music video features a young couple living in an impoverished council estate in West Belfast. Both characters portrayed in the music video are in their twenties and of mixed race, one parent being black and the other being Caucasian. Their relationship is distinguished by domestic

  • The RMS Titanic And The Titanic Disaster

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    loss of more than 1500 passengers and crew. The RMS Titanic was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast with Thomas Andrews as her naval architect. Andrews was among who lost in the sinking. On her maiden voyage, she carried 2,224 passengers and crew. The captain of the ship was Edward Smith, during its time Titanic gained so popularity that the wealthiest

  • Implications Of Segregation: Abortion And Dividinging Of People

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    Segregation is referring to the separation and dividing of people, by setting someone aside or large groups of a community. This can be based on actions, thoughts, circumstances or evidence. Within residential life, segregation is outlined as geographical, status, wealth, beliefs and politics. These are behaviours formed by dissimilarities and inequalities. However, segregation can form new relationships and communities, whilst making people feel like they belong and are connected. On the other hand

  • Those Are Real Bullets- Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972

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    Bloody Sunday, British paratroopers opened fire on unarmed Irish Catholic demonstrators in Derry, killing thirteen and wounding another fourteen. Five were shot in the back..." Although not a specific reference to Bloody Sunday, Ciaran Carson's "Belfast Confetti" conjures up images strikingly similar to the one's I read about years earlier. What makes Carson's analysis of this familiar situation so unique, is his direct use of punctuation as part of the language rather than directions telling the

  • The Changing Methods of the IRA from 1972 to the Present Day

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    The Changing Methods of the IRA from 1972 to the Present Day The IRA over the years, from it’s humble beginnings to now, has employed many tactics, to get what it wants. They “claim to represent the interest of Catholics”. Expanding upon this, they hope to have a united and Catholic governed Ireland. Just as it was before the Protestants arrived. In this essay I will analyse and explain the IRA’s changing tactics from violent, volatile manoeuvres, to peaceful, non-violent Protestants, dating

  • Brief Response #2

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    Northern Ireland has for years been a land of conflict between its two major groups the Catholics/Republicans and Protestants/Unionists. The principal factor causing this strain between the two factions is not racism, but another ‘ism’ that is closely related called sectarianism. As described by Liechty and Clegg, “[s]ectarianism…is a system of attitudes, actions, beliefs, and structures at personal, communal, and institutional levels which always involves religion, and typically involves a negative

  • Biography of Philip Larkin

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    Larkin became assistant Librarian at the University College of Leicester. He completed his professional studies and became an Associate of the Library Association in 1949. In October 1950, he became Sub-Librarian at Queen's University, Belfast. It was in Belfast that he applied fresh vigour to his poetry activities, and, in 1951, had a small collection, XX Poems, privately printed in an edition of

  • Breda O'Brien and Ed Curran's Articles on Education Policies

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    (2013). The Minister for Education is not going the right way about implementing change. The Irish Times. Ed Curran. (2013) Is it time Gerry Adams stepped aside for good of Sinn Fein? Belfast Telegraph. United Kingdom.

  • Critical Analysis of War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy

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    Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy In his darkroom he is finally alone with spools of suffering set out in ordered rows. The only light is red and softly glows, as though this were a church and he a priest preparing to intone a Mass. Belfast. Beirut. Phnom Penh. All flesh is grass. He has a job to do. Solutions slop in trays beneath his hands which did not tremble then though seem to now. Rural England. Home again to ordinary pain which simple weather can dispel, to fields