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  • My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun by Emily Dickinson

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    Emily Dickinson: Insight into Her Works As Vincent Van Gogh once said, “If one is a master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.” Grippingly, this seems to be the case with a famous poet known as Emily Dickinson, since her passion for poetry led to her gaining insight into many topics. Born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson went on to drop out of school and live the rest of her days at

  • Privacy Issues with the Internet

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    imagine it. While Congress passes the laws and regulatory bodies enforce them, media focus of late has been on the private sector, particularly commercial Websites. Civil libertarians' protests against information-collecting Websites are enigmatic given that most of this information has already been available for years in libraries, in town halls, in departments of motor vehicles and from countless other places. Thus it should be understood that "privacy" is largely an illusion.

  • Essay on Wharton's Ethan Frome: Nature

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    remarked, "Guess he's been in Starkfield too many winters. Most of the smart ones get away." The statement by Harmon Gow, a resident of Starkfield, relates to Ethan Frome, the protagonist of the novel, Ethan Frome. This book pieces together the enigmatic life of a man bound by the shackles of silence and isolation. By deftly heightening suspense and foreshadowing plot, Edith Wharton explores nature's degeneration of human spirit and vitality. Mr. Gow's quote delves into two integral aspects of the

  • Analytical Interpretation of Snow White

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    An Analytical Interpretation of “Snow-White” Throughout the story of Snow-White, Competition is played out in numerous ways. As the famous saying goes-only the strongest survive and to the victor go the spoils. There were a few power struggles going on even under the primary plot. This is one way to describe some of the seemingly bizarre or extreme motivations that push the story to a grisly, but happy ending. The first queen apparently dies in childbirth (but do we really know this for sure

  • Persecuting The Innocent

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    windows at night to stalk them and he may try to kill them. The real Boo, however, possesses a kind soul and a gentle heart. He manages to find ways to communicate in a positive and playful way with Jem, Scout, and Dill, but everyone suspects Boo of enigmatic crimes when “once the town was terrorized and…people still looked to the Radley Place, unwilling to discard their initial suspicions” (9). The townspeople do not give Boo a chance; they rather make rash conclusions. His seclusion from the town instantly

  • Revelations of Secrets in And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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    Mystery: something that has been or cannot be explained. Murder: the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another. What do you think happens to people who get away with murder? Why, they pay for it, of course! No secrets stay hidden forever, especially, in Agatha Christie’s, And Then There Were None. Agatha Christie’s captivating novella, And Then There Were None, focuses on an oddly mixed group as they step foot on Indian Island and experience profound events that makes them realize

  • The Character of Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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    The Character of Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte In "Wuthering Heights" Heathcliff is both a romantic hero and a villain. As a romantic hero he is noble, brave and involved in a passionate love affair, he is also the main character. He is called a villain that means he is spiteful and only thinks about himself. Nobody, except Catherine and maybe Hareton like him. He immediately turns Lockwood against him, because he patronises Lockwood in a sophisticated manner that Lockwood

  • Kite runner

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    The key themes discussed in my insert are redemption and guilt. I chose these themes because they are prominent throughout the chapter. The sudden suggestion for Soraya to move in with Amir feels a little rushed. A moment between the couple is needed to make their relationship appear smoother and realistic as they are saviours for one another. Complimentary to this, the use of the personal pronouns “we” and “our” highlight that Amir feels that he and Soraya are now bonded eternally. “Chest to chest”

  • Alienation And Alienation In Jia Zhangke's Still Life

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    In his 2006 film, Still Life, Jia Zhangke creates an enigmatic case study of alienation and displacement. Through the use of space, both literal and figurative, and long, extended takes that expand the perception of time Zhangke tells the story of a people who are victims of their own environment. What is perhaps most striking of the film, beyond even the existential and political undertones, is the division drawn between the cold and demonstrative attitude the government adopts towards its citizens

  • The War To End All Wars

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    World War II caused the most casualties, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. World War II remains one of the enigmatic events in United States history. The undeniable consequences of war results in countries roles to change, caused unnecessary racism throughout the country, and caused global fear. On December 7, 1941, the United States’ role in the war changed completely. This date, which will forever live in infamy”, was the day the Japanese attacked the U