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  • Broken Dreams

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    Luke is jogging down the ground, followed closely by a stalker. He feels the hot, heavy breath of his follower on his neck, and can see his large shadow looming in front of him. He tries to fun faster to get away, dodging and weaving, but cannot seem to shake him; he is with him every step of the way. There is no escape. A call from a mate is an enormous relief; Luke has been rescued. He passes the ball to his mate, and continues running towards goal. Ryley lines up for goal about forty meters out

  • What Is A Broken Dream

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    “Harlem” by Hughes deciphers just that. He wonders what happens to a broken dream. “Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore and then run.” Hughes does not engage in any way that a deferred dream is something to be taking lightly or that it is just postponed. “Or crust and sugar over like a syrupy sweet.” Broken dreams never go away, they just linger and sag. It is just one more thing that we have to carry through life’s journey. Is

  • Boulevard of Broken dreams

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    "India kills her daughters in millions" screamed the headlines in Times of India. What should be a proclamation of joy instead are the three most dreaded words of a new mother - "It's a girl." When did our society that worshipped Goddesses turn to the woman-hating, disgusting society? Infants are killed as soon as they are born. Of those who survive pass the fetus stage, many will die before they turn six. There is a 75% more chance of a girl dying than a boy. That's the highest differential in the

  • Big Hits, Broken Dreams

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    After watching the film Big Hits, Broken Dreams and hearing all the great points that Dr. Sanjay Gupta made I am truly astonished by the things I have seen and heard. As every high school and college athlete knows, there are many great benefits to playing all sports. Whether you are looking for a “full ride” to college, or even a career in the professional league, there are many excellently successful roads for an athlete. With that said, I still believe safety comes first. No matter how much money

  • Tumaga River: A river of broken dreams

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    Do my promises for over 30 years ago, that I made for the Tumaga River; we’re still remains the blood and life of my fellow Zamboangenos? Does that wishing stone that I threw, in the late afternoon, at the middle of the river, answer to what I promise before? In the hope, I want to see, that this river will always remain as what I have seen it when I was 6 years old. These are few of my countless childhood promises that I have made. A promise, that it still reminisce me every time I see this death

  • The Broken American Dream Exposed in The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

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    its place a socialist system. In this novel, capitalism and its exploitation of the immigrants and other workers, are in fact shown to be tools of the capitalist bosses, used as another means to control and mislead them. In Sinclair's novel the broken dreams of Jurgis Rudkis and his fellow Lithuanian immigrants, unions are meant to be institutions which give false hope to the workers. They live in utterly dreadful circumstances and are exploited like animals by their capitalist bosses. The women are

  • Comparing Mood and Atmosphere of The Pity of Love, Broken Dreams, and The Fisherman

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    Mood and Atmosphere of The Pity of Love, Broken Dreams, and The Fisherman The Pity of Love is a short, relatively simple poem, yet it still manages to create a feeling of anxiousness, of desperate worry. Yeats achieves this in only eight lines of average length by extremely careful and precise use of language and structure. The poem begins with the line "A pity beyond all telling•, immediately setting the general tone and basic point of the piece, elevating his despair to its highest levels and

  • Broken Dreams and Predictable Future in Ex-Basketball Player by John Updike

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    Never put all your eggs in one basket. It is the ever so common tale of a talented kid with broken dreams. Flick was an extremely gifted basketball player in high school with endless talent and lofty expectations but had nothing to fall back on once those dreams where shattered. In the poem, Ex-Basketball player, John Updike uses basketball imagery and puns to relate to the larger themes of broken dreams, and a predictable future. In the first stanza, John Updike writes about Pearl Avenue. This

  • The Glass Menagerie Symbolism

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    A Menagerie of Broken Dreams Broken glass, unfulfilled fantasies, and a family of lackluster people striving for a better life. “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams is a play in which the main character Tom relives the days lead up to him leaving his family. Williams uses a collection of glass animal figures, called a glass menagerie, as a symbol for a multitude of elements and characters. The menagerie represents each individual character in the family and the family as a whole while representing

  • Theme Of Dreams In The Glass Menagerie

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    Menagerie, that dreams do not always have happy endings and that dreaming can have a significant impact on those closest to an individual, be it in a positive or negative way. The character Tom is a dreamer who, in the absence of his father and under the watchful eye of his controlling but loving mother, Amanda, is constantly held between the responsibility to support his dependant mother and crippled sister and the freedom of following his dreams. Williams illustrates how dreams often detract people