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    In the poem "The Joy of Cooking" by Elaine Magarrell explains how cooking becomes a way of thinking about someone else. The author has cooked her sister’s tongue and brother’s heart. The author's cynical tone allows readers insight into a complicated sibling relationship and the ongoing rivalry between siblings. The author never tells what her sister or brother does to make her so mad, but it is very clear that her sister's tongue and her brother's heart has something to do with the annoyance

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    It is Sunday morning, and the noise of hundreds of people walking around the cathedral is heard around the square. The cathedral is magnificent, it rises around two hundred feet in the air with menacing gargoyles and marvelous stained glass windows. Cathedrals are mainly used as a divine symbol, but in Raymond Carver’s short story “Cathedral” he uses the cathedral to represent the relationship between the narrator and his wife. In his story Carver shows that the narrator is a very jealous and

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    The Country Wife begins with Mr. Horner, a wealthy single man, talking to his doctor whom he asked to spread a rumor that he has had a eunuch. Sir Jasper Fidget heard the rumors and entrusts his wife, Lady Fidget, to Mr. Horner as a chaperone. The couple leaves. Shortly after Mr. Pinchwife, a jealous newlywed husband, enters and the men begin discussing his bride. During the discussion, it is revealed that Mr. Horner saw Mrs. Pinchwife, the attractive young “Country Wife,” at the theater the

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    Plot Many years ago, Jesse’s family moved from Kentucky to Illinois. They likes their farm in Illinois. They have cows as their pets, and one of them is called Nettie. Now, Jesse’s parents decide to abandon their Illinois farm and return to their first home in Kentucky. The four children have different opinions towards that decision. Jesse is excited. Since her grandma lives there, she is happy at the thought of seeing her grandma again. Her older brother, Moses, will rather travel west, where

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    Blindness Summary

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    The book begins as a man is waiting in his car for a stoplight to turn green. All of a sudden his world is overcome by milky whiteness. As the drivers behind him get frustrated that they can not pass they get out and mob his car. The poor man screams that he is blind and while many of the drivers don't know what to think one man offers to bring him home. The kind man drives the blind man home and offers to stay with him until the mans wife gets home. However, the blind man insists he will be fine

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    Analysis of Cathedral

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    In the beginning of the story, the narrator feels very uncomfortable knowing that he will soon have to accommodate a visitor, But not just any Visitor, Robert her blind friend. The Narrator and his wife were discussing the fact that she had invited Robert to visit. She worked for Robert ten years ago. Although, the Narrator agreed to the visit, he still expressed how it felt to know that his wife had shared intimate details about herself and the people in her life. These facts made the narrator

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    Counting on others for one’s own well-being, is that a mistake? Or is just an act of over trust? The Yellow Wallpaper is the struggle of a women feeling as if she is losing her mind. An overbearing and controlling husband makes every effort to try and “fix” his wife to make her better, even if that means confining her to a single room. Despite the husbands best efforts he cannot take away the thoughts and images in his wife’s head. Too much trust is put into the husbands hands, to leave the wife

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    Film Analysis Of Rashomon

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    Rashomon is a film which through a series of flashbacks, unfold the account of the murder trial of a bandit accused of killing a samurai and the rape of his wife in the forest one evening. The series of various flashbacks give distinctive narratives. For instance, we see the court testimony of the first man, who found the samurai’s dead body and reported it to the police, a priest who happened to be walking by the scene, the bandit, the samurai 's wife and even the samurai himself, whose apparition

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    Dreams Can Come True

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    Dreams Can Come True “I think my passion for [flying] started when I was in high school”, Gary Chambers told me as I sat down in his beautiful home in the hills of Serrano, a very upscale, gated community in El Dorado Hills, California. He was wearing a tropical shirt and bahama shorts with a pair of Teva sandals on his feet. He offered me a soda and then sat down across from me. We were sitting in matching black leather love seats with a tan and gray granite coffee table separating us. Despite the

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    Dinner With Bill Gates

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    Dinner With Bill Gates [The time is the late 1990's and the setting is an unidentified city in the northwest United States, in Washington. Three employees of Microsoft, the narrator, Encolpius, and his co-workers Giton and Ascyltus, have been invited to the illustrious mansion of billionaire Bill Gates, for a banquet.] It was slightly drizzling as we approached the house. We were simply amazed at it's size, it was a good quarter mile in length and equally long in width. As we approached the enormous

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