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    Excerpt from Ventilate Virge, waited impatiently, choking on the thick haze of smoke that was created by illegal tobacco cigarettes. Virge hated the stale smell of cigarettes; he remembered the fit that his mother threw when they banned them. "What did they call them?" he wondered out loud. "Cancer Sticks?" But there was no cameras here, very few people even knew about this place, only people like Virge. He remembered pretending he was a spy when he was younger. He and his parents would

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    communication and understanding, much is still needed to be done and improved upon. Colette Dowling is a well-respected author on women’s psychological issues who uses her personal experiences and insights to enlighten women about themselves. In Dowling’s excerpt of The Cinderella Complex: Women’s Hidden Fear of Independence, she provides a clearly written and rational explanation on the psychological issues of dependency women exhibit, but lacks in supporting evidence and examples. One night she is lying

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    developing cervical      neoplasia." excerpt from Second hand smoke, cervical cancer linked. UPI NewsTrack, Jan 5, 2005 2.      The CDC said secondhand smoke exposure is on the decline across the United States but that it remains a public      health      hazard. It contributes to      approximately 3,000 lung cancer deaths and more than 35,000 coronary heart disease      deaths      annually among people who have never smoked, the agency said. excerpt from Laws reduce second hand smoke

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    beginning of the book Alice gets distracted from her "boring" work, and chases a white rabbit down a hole. This excerpt describes Alices curiosity, "Alice started to her feet, for it flashed in her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-pocket". When Alice is at the bottom of the hole she find a bottle labeled "Drink Me", she wants to see what it tastes like, this excerpt describes the event "...this bottle was not marked `poison', so Alice ventured to taste it, finding it very

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    In Chaucer’s introduction of the Reeve, he immediately begins with the Reeve’s physical makeup, as shown in this excerpt from The Canterbury Tales: “His beerd was shave as neigh as evere he can; His heer was by his eres ful round yshorn; His top was dokked lik a preest biforn; Ful longe were his legges and ful lene, Ylik a staf, ther was no calf yseene (590-594).” This excerpt shows the attention to detail Chaucer selected to introduce the Reeve.  Chaucer also gives the Reeve a name, which

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    The Roman Empire declined from “a kingdom of gold into one of iron dust.” To deal with the invasions, the size of the Roman army was increased. Serfs, one of the largest segments of the population, were not allowed to serve in the army. From the excerpt from the textbook, The Course of Civilization, the serfs were "bound to the soil and…excluded from political responsibilities.” Therefore, many foreigners, especially Germans, took part in the army. With outlanders coming in the army, the army did

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    Reconciling Disparate Objects in Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman begins this excerpt from Leaves of Grass by describing an elusive 'this': "This is the meal pleasantly set . . . . this is the meat and drink for natural hunger." These two clauses that are set next to each other describe 'this' as very different things. "A meal pleasantly set," evokes a quiet table in a genteel household. In contrast, "the meat and drink for natural hunger," recalls a more rugged table at which

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    daughter and husband who travel to Kabul to recover her. Brushed with dark humor and realism, this play offers a haunting glimmer of the ignorance the West to war-torn countries of this world. The Homebody only appears for the opening monologue, an excerpt of which I have selected to perform, yet her character sets the plot for this entire award winning drama. Throughout her monologue, her speech is lyrical, loquacious to the point of being ridiculous, and in moments, magnificently contrived to illumine

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    against Macbeths befiefs but Macbeth gives into her "instincts" and does what she says. This song would be playing during Macbeth and lady Macbeths last conversation before he kills king Duncan. The main reason i choose this song was because one excerpt that says, "So, we're talking forever, And you almost feel better But, betters no excuse for tonight, You see, it's never been enough Just to leave all you gave up, But, its never good enough to feel right". this qoute relates to Macbeth's conversation

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    many examples of the emotion force their way to the surface in an uncontrollable frenzy. A good example from "If Dinosaurs Were Cats And Dogs' would be this excerpt: " This snake is over ten miles long, which makes it very hard to steer. When people shout, "Look out! Look Out! Its head's too far away to hear"(McNaughton 21). In the excerpt from the story, when it is explained that even though people are shouting for the snake to watch where it is going, the snake can't hear because the it's head

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