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    The Ghost of Christmas Present Christmas has consumed itself. At its conception, it was a fine idea, and I imagine that at one point its execution worked very much as it was intended to. These days, however, its meaning has been perverted; its true purpose ignored and replaced with a purpose imagined by those who merely go through the motions, without actually knowing why they do so. Christmas was originally supposed to be a celebration of the birthday of Jesus Christ. Modern historians suggest

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    three ghosts of Christmas past, present, and yet to come all represent Scrooge’s life and the choices he makes in his life. These choices that he makes are represented by three main themes. These themes are to not let your past effect your present life, wealth does not lead to happiness, and that our futures may be unclear, but what we do can affect them. The Ghost of Christmas Past is a very important symbol in order to find out about Scrooge’s childhood. The Ghost of Christmas Past is described

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    Dickens' Use of Language and Structure to Build Up a Picture of the Joy of Christmas Present I’m going to analyse stave 3 of a Christmas carol, Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. In 1836 Dickens published the first part in a serialisation called The Posthumous papers of the Pickwick club better known as The Pickwick papers. In 1843 he wrote his first and most famous Christmas story, A Christmas Carol. Victorians in those times, a lot of them lived in poverty, and they were lots

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    will happen if he didn’t change his lifestyle. That night, the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future visited him. When Scrooge was being shown his life by the Phantoms, he saw how his decisions had shaped his life and what his life will become if he did not change his lifestyle. At the same time, Scrooge also got the chance to relive his terrible past and learned many lessons from it. Scrooge’s past had

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    fires he did not want anyone to know. He felt ashamed that the only way he could make money was to set fires and then get called in to the fire station as a part time worker. He had no other way to make money for his girlfriend and her Christmas present. He tried to keep living this life for as long as he could but he was not sure how long he could keep it up. If he were to ever be caught Lord only knows how long he would be locked away for. Coming from a small town nobody was used to all

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    with others star in the beautiful and magical ice show. “The Nutcracker” is a story of a young girl (Clara) who receives a Nutcracker doll as a Christmas present from her Godfather (Drosselmeier), and with the help of a little magic, the doll comes to life in her dreams. Everybody, especially children, love to watch how these ice champions bring the Christmas story of “the Nutcracker” to life. The Swan Lake is also a very known p...

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    Murphys Law

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    It is a quiet, Saturday afternoon, and the overcast humidity of the air gives me an obscene sense of nonchalance. Time in hand, I peruse a ‘Survival Handbook’, a sort of “Pessimist’s Guide to the World”. It was given to me as a Christmas present, and its perverse implication of Murphy’s Law amuses me. I would assume that its pleasant uselessness would appeal to all who share my insatiable appetite for superfluous information. A smile creeps onto my face as I remember the one objective truth about

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    the children; to sing, dance, and play with them. Besides, is she not shielded, protected, and cared for? Who, then, would suspect Nora of depth? But already in the opening scene, when Torvald inquires what his precious "squirrel" wants for a Christmas present, Nora quickly asks him for money. Is it to buy macaroons or finery? In her talk with Mrs. Linden, Nora reveals her inner self, and forecasts the inevitable debacle of her doll's house. After telling her friend how she had saved her husband

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    sentenced to twelve months in prison and fined five hundred dollars. Surprisingly, this event seemed to help rather than hurt the reckless Mosby, for while he was in prison he studied law. After being pardoned by the governor at the time as a Christmas present, he studied in the law office of William J. Robertson. Admitted to the bar in 1855, Mosby first set up his own practice in Howardsville, Virginia. However, Mosby soon after moved his practice to Bristol but not before he met and married Pauline

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    Impact of Social Media on Communication

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    “We’ve come along way Baby” seems to be a cliché that fits well concerning how far we have come in a relatively short period in regard to computers, the technology surrounding them and how they are used for communication. It took around one hundred years to get from the telegraph to the telephone. It was less than 50 years later that the first computer was being programmed for use. Computers evolved over the next 75 years to become a key component in how we communicate to others and to the world

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