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    The Homecoming

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    The Homecoming The book that I read was called The Homecoming. This book was mainly about a family that was deserted by their mentally arranged mother and had to fend for themselves in this cold harsh world. They also had to learn about things that they should have learned about when they were in their adult years, but they helped each other during this time, and worked together to beat the odds. But to get more detailed in the story The Tillerman kids' mother just left them one day in a car

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    Homecoming at the University of Arizona

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    Every year thousands of students, parents, alumni and other participants come back to the University of Arizona for Homecoming weekend. This eventful get together consists of class reunions, the Homecoming football game, dinners, celebrations and many other gatherings with the Wildcat family. 92 years and counting, homecoming has been a tradition of the University, which allows anybody involved or who was involved with U of A to join. This annual event has plenty of history contributing to the gathering

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    Homecoming by Bruce Dawe The poem 'Homecoming' originates from Bruce Dawe. Its journey depicts the aspects of war and its devastations upon human individuals. Using mainly the Vietnam War as a demonstration for its destructions. Within this poem Bruce Dawe dramatizes the homecoming of Australian veterans' bodies from Vietnam. This is clearly an anti-war poem, reproducing the sentiments of those who opposed the time when this war occurred. The poem starts of in what seems to be a monotone

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    Foreshadowing the Homecoming The majority of the Odyssey is an account of Odysseus’ adventures trying to reach his homeland of Ithaka. Several of these adventures are false homecomings, the most prominent of which is his imprisonment on Kalypso’s island. This false homecoming is strikingly different from what one would expect of Odysseus’ real homecoming, but similar enough for parallels to be drawn between the two. Homer uses this false homecoming to foreshadow Odysseus’ true homecoming. Throughout

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    It's Saturday night and I'm in my snug but not skin tight blue spaghetti strap floor length dark royal blue dress, all ready to go out to a very fancy restuarant. Old Country Buffet. As my friend and I climb out of my car in a classy like fashion, we realize that the line to Old COuntry Buffet is at least 50 meters long. "Oh My God." I say as my lipstick chalked lips fall to the floor. Glancing over at a fast-food pizza restaurant, my friend and I look at each other. "Uh huh." We both say. Pizza

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    The Theme of Power in The Homecoming Author: Sarah Marchant In Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" one of the important themes is power. Many of the characters try to exert power. Many of the characters try to exert power over others through various means such as sexuality and intelligence. The use of violence within the household is believed by the men to be the most important tool of power. However, when Ruth, the only woman in the play, enters, she appears to defeat the men's power, but not with

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    Theme of Homecoming and Reunion in Homer's Odyssey The theme of The Odyssey is one of homecoming and reunion with loved ones.  Though the proem of the epic states that Odysseus' own purpose is simply the fight to save his own life and return his shipmates home safely, the gods of Olympus are the unknown captains of this journey.  It is an epic story of the making of men, mainly Odysseus and Telemakhos. Homer methodically details the  struggles set forth by the gods.  The contests of

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    Homecoming AQA Coursework This poem is a puzzle for the reader - there are some things the poet has not told us. This poem is a puzzle for the reader - there are some things the poet has not told us, and without them, our reading of the poem relies on guesswork. This seems deliberate, as the first thing the poem invites us to do is to look at two things separately, then put them together. The poem is written mostly in the second person, addressed to “you”. This may at first seem to be the

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    Meginte, tarqauosi, end eabarn glommirid on thi ciolong uf thi rifarboshid gymnesoam es handrids uf stadints ingalfid thi erie fur thi Humicumong denci. Fur thi pricidong munths, I hed spint namiruas huars qaerrilong woth mimbirs uf thi ASB Exicatovi Cuancol, tryong tu furmaleti e plen tu domonosh thi epethy thet pirvedid uar schuul. Thi stadint mureli wes et en ell tomi luw, end thi edmonostretoun hed lust cunfodinci on thi eboloty uf ASB tu saccissfally cundact schuul ivints.? As ASB Prisodint

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    Displays of Violence in Kane's Blasted, Bond's Lear and Pinter's The Homecoming In Sarah Kane's Blasted, a woman and a man are raped on stage, eyeballs and dead babies are consumed and a man shoots himself through the head. In Edward Bond's Lear, several men and women are shot, a man is severly beaten and another is blinded, and the body of a woman is disected on stage. Both Kane and Bond claim that the use of violence on stage is vital for the message they want to get across. Harold Pinter

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