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    Holens Breakdown

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    Holens Breakdown “This fall I think you’re riding for- it’s a special kind of fall, a horrible kind. The man falling isn’t permitted to feel or hear himself hit the bottom. He just keeps falling and falling. The whole arrangement’s designed for men who, at some time or other in their lives, were looking for something their own environment couldn’t supply them with. So they gave up looking. They gave it up before they ever really even got started.” Holden Caulfield’s

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    off a cliff. This fantasy is a manifestation of Holden’s romanticism concocted by his subconscious in which saving the children from falling is a metaphor that represents saving them from experience, adulthood, and death—the things he could not save Jane, D.B., or Allie from. By saving the children, Holden hopes to atone for not being able to save his loved ones from the same fates. Yet Phoebe again

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    Saturday Night Live

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    Saturday Night Live Weekend update #6 Cast : Jane, Bill, Gilda, Don Pardo, Don Novello *Don: and now Weekend Update -- with the Weekend Update News Team, brought to you by Earth quaker Oats, the hot cereal that destroyed San Francisco. Here are anchor persons Jane Curtain and Bill Murray. *Jane: Good evening, I’m Jane Curtain. Our top story tonight...For the second year in a row, P.L.O. Leader Yasser Arafat has been awarded first prize in the annual International Ringo Starr Look-Alike Contest

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    Symbolism in The Catcher in the Rye Throughout the novel, the reader is presented with various symbols. The symbols are clearly made evident by Holden’s constant repetition of their importance. The symbols are so important and their symbolism is directly related to the major themes of the novel. Allie, Holden’s young brother who died several years earlier, was a key symbol throughout the story. When Holden remembers incidents from his past involving Allie, his attitude changes, such as when

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    as "phonies." Holden, though he does not know it, subconsciously protects the innocence of childhood within his mind. In the book, Holden constantly reminisces about Jane Gallagher, a friend of his that he met a few summers ago in Maine. The day that Holden leaves Pencey, Stradlater tells him that he is going on a date with Jane. Upon hearing this, Holden says to Stradlater: "...I used to play checkers with her all the time." "You used to play what with her all the time?" "Checkers." "Checkers

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    times, the memories of the past negatively affect the person. In the book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the author develops Holden’s cynical attitude by connecting him to painful memories and events such as Allie’s death, losing touch with Jane, and losing his trust in adulthood. Holden deals with his younger brother Allie’s death with both negative and positive memories. For instance, when Holden is writing Stradlater’s report for him, he chooses the main topic on Allie’s baseball mitt and

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    his sister grow up, which is exactly what he needed to stop falling. Holden is the father that Phoebe needs, being as her parents were not in the scene. Holden hates phonies and tries to avoid them because of the pain they cause him, he strays from Jane to keep her innocent in his head, and to keep Allie safe in Holden’s rye

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    john curtin

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    Regarded by many as one of Australia’s greatest Prime Ministers, John Curtin assumed office just six weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and led Australia through the darkest hours of World War II. No prime minister has had a more profound effect on Australia and no man has given more in the service of his office. Curtin was born in the Victorian mining town of Creswick on January 8, 1885. His parents were Irish immigrants. His father worked first as a policeman, then as a publican, and the

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    The Gettysburg Address The Civil War was one of the bloodiest and deadliest conflicts in U.S History. In Gettysburg there were three consecutive days in July, were the most soldiers were hurt. There were a total of 51,000 soldiers who were missing, wounded, or dead (Goodheart 1). There was no place to bury all the dead. There were about 7,000 bodies of the soldiers left in the battlefield. Some were buried in shallow graves and had very little identification (Goodheart 1). With the heat and rain

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    Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” and Pericles “Funeral Oration” are both speeches that clearly portray similar and diverse components. To begin, Lincoln and Pericles both express tone in similar ways. In order to encourage his frazzled and hopeless soldiers and families, in addition to emphasizing the deceased, Lincoln needed to state his tone in an explicit and benevolent approach in the “Gettysburg Address”. To do this, Lincoln begins his speech with “Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers

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