Lebanon, Tennessee Essays

  • God, Superstar by Bruce McCulloch

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    Believing in God is a pretty big deal, just once it would be nice for someone to give full frontal proof that God existed. None of that “you just have to believe” talk, just hardcore evidence. Well the bible does just that. How much more proof would someone need than legit stories of the truth? Prime examples like Moses and the burning bush, God reveals himself to Moses in a remarkable way, that shows his full power and beyond humanity abilities. Just like this he makes it known again with Elijah

  • Types of Friends

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    There are a lot of important things in life. However, one of the most important things for people to survive in this world is friendship. Without friendship, people can die of loneliness. What do you think about your friends? Do you like your friends? There are a lot of different types of friends. There are friends that I like and some friends with whom I do not get along. Friends with positive characteristics such as reliable, trustworthy and faithful whom I usually get along with are the one that

  • King Loar's Character Changes In The Play King Lear

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    I chose this topic to show readers how the characters motives changed throughout the story. This is my thoughts on why they changed; because of one girl who stood up to her father changed so much which was like a domino effect and which made most characters change from within. King Lear At the beginning of the play King Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters. He asked which one of them loved him the most. He uses their answer to decide how to divide his kingdom. This shows

  • My Opinion on What Makes a Leader

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    Leadership Leadership is a role that a person will step up and take. Then again, not everyone can have leadership. In order to have leadership, you must act in certain ways to acquire the goal of leadership. Leadership is more than just leading people to achieve certain goals. It’s the way you approach the person you are trying to lead. Moreover, many people these days don’t think that having leadership is important, or they think having leadership just means to lead people. Well, they are wrong

  • You Can't Have Ice Cream

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    It’s a hot day, an unbearably hot day. You decide that the only thing that can cure the heat is something cool. You want something cold. You want ice cream. You spy an ice cream stand, and reach towards your pocket for your wallet. The corners of your mouth tug upwards at the feel of the cool metal against your hand—only for the smile to drop suddenly off your face as you gaze up then contents of your wallet. There is no money; there is only a slight amount of lint and a gift card for a massage.

  • The Character of Rita in Educating Rita

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    The Character of Rita in Educating Rita In the play of Educating Rita, which is written by Willy Russell, there is a student aged twenty-six years old who is a hairdresser and also is a working class called Rita. Rita lives with her husband called Denny however Rita and Denny love each other so very much. Denny wants Rita to have a baby but Rita is on a pill to stop from having a baby, but Denny does not know about it, but then finds out later in the play. Rita wants to explore herself and

  • Comparison of Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants and Cat In The Rain

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    Comparison of Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants" and "Cat In The Rain" "Cat In The Rain" is set in an Italian hotel where we meet an American couple. Outside a cat is trapped in the rain, and the wife wants to save it. When she goes to get it, it is gone but the maid later brings her one. The point of view in the story is a third person narrator, but the perspective changes going from the wife to the husband and an objective narrator who tells it like it is. The story is told retrospectively

  • I am A rock Paul Simon

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    Paul Simon said that the person or people in his poem were sick of society, and wanted to be isolated away from society. He represents this by saying that they want to be like a rock, or like an island. They wanted to be isolated away from society. The poem talks about people being sick of society, and want to be isolated from it. Even in the first line, he made an analogy between December being dark and dingy, by saying "A winter's day - in a deep and dark December." The month of December is usually

  • Will Traynor Character Analysis

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    Will Traynor is the main character that has a very interesting and different life than any normal person. Will has always lived an extravagant life, extreme sports, travelling worldwide. He is gifted with wealth from his family, he is well known in the small town he lives in. Many may think he is living the best life but it’s only until one day his life turns into a completely new lifestyle. A taxi hits him on his way to work, the accident leaves him quadriplegic. The awesome life he once knew and

  • Innocence in Holden in The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

    1061 Words  | 3 Pages

    In the book of J.D Salinger The Catcher in the Rye The main character Holden Caulfield does not want to lose his innocence and doesn’t want to go into adulthood. Holden likes to see everything where there were and never change. For example “The best thing, though, in that museum was that everything always stayed right where it was. Nobody'd move. You could go there a hundred thousand times, and the Eskimo would still be just finishing catching those two fish, the birds would still be on their way

  • Trying New Things: Experiences In Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

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    Trying New Things Experiences. Everyday people do countless activities that affect their life. However there are some people, who for one reason or another, are unable to experience these things. In the realistic fiction book, Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, Holden sometimes wants more chances for experiencing new things. Holden is a teenage boy who gets kicked out of private school. He leaves the school but does not tell his parents and ends up wandering around New York for a few days

  • Fear of Failure in The Catcher In The Rye

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    Fear of Failure in The Catcher In The Rye Holden Caulfield, the main character in J.D. Salinger's novel, The Catcher In The Rye, feels that he needs to protect people around him, because he failed to protect his brother Allie from death. Holden feels that he has to care for those close to him. He watches over Jane, Phoebe, and even Mrs. Murrow when he meets her on the train. Holden tries to shield these people from distress. He does not want to fail anyone else. Returning back home

  • Control in Ira Levin´s This Perfect Day

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    Think about a world where utopia exists, even though we are all unique. There are distinct differences between men and women, and everyone is entitled to their opinions. You should have a say in what you think is right or wrong. In 1970, Ira Levin published This Perfect Day, which shows us how it would be if all our differences were taken away and we were made the same. Men don’t grow facial hair, and women don’t have breasts because they are given treatments that dull their minds and make them all

  • Good Usage is Simply Correct Grammar

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    Good Usage is Simply Correct Grammar What is good use? Does it even matter? Those are not easy questions to answer. Is good use just simply using correct grammar or is everyone who is using it just trying to speak above everyone else? What I mean by "trying to speak above others" is using large words, which you normally would not use, just to sound more intelligent than you actually are. I think the type of usage a person uses depends on the audience, the topic, and why the person is writing

  • King Lear Character Analysis

    1141 Words  | 3 Pages

    King Lear’s play was something that I had never read before. It was so confusing to me, the way they talked with such big words. The characters in the play were so competitive, and selfish. Lear’s daughters were so cruel, except for Cordelia. She actually wanted to take care of her father unlike the other two girls that were just into Lear’s materials. The way Goneril and Regan rather he stays outside in the crazy thunderstorm, instead of him staying with them. The girls were already so envious and

  • Spoiled Children and Parenting Tips

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    After reading this article, author wants to said, spoiled their children is not good for their children. Parent should not love their children too much. They need give their children more self-sufficient and supportive, let them to learn how to success and failure. In this article, the author said, parent are too pampering and humor their children, so their children cannot learn how to achieve goals in their life, and their children cannot feel success and failure. They do not know their life’s real

  • Our Town Essay by Ahkeyla Lee

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    “Here’s the grocery store and here’s Mr. Morgan’s Drugstore. Most everybody in town manages to look into those two stores once a day (5.Stage Manager.) A small town without a lot of people, that’s exactly what the line above just told us. In the Play Our Town the stage manager tells us about a small town called Grover’s Corner. According to Professor Willard “within the town’s limits: 2, 640. (23 Willard)” That’s the population of this little town. Living in a small community can have its up’s and

  • Pro/Con Essay

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    Should people strive to better themselves? Or should people learn to appreciate the things they have and who they are. This essay is about why I beleive that people should strive to better themselves, as well as considering the things they have and the person they are already. As well as presenting my personal opinion, this essay will explain why striving to better yourself is superior to merely learning to appreciate the things you have and who you are. You should better yourself because every person

  • Principles of Coaching

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    Principles of Coaching Roles Role model A coach that is looking towards winning would be a person that people look up to because they want to win, and they will try really hard to get what they want. A winning coach will do what it takes to get to the top, which is where everybody wants to be. A coach that is looking towards increasing participation wouldn’t be as much of a role model than the coach that wants to win. This is because when you are only looking towards increasing participation

  • Evaluation of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

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    Evaluation of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller The play was written by Arthur Miller who was born in Manhattan in 1915 by Jewish immigrant parents. He witnessed the depression and the failing of his fathers businesses. He went to college at the University of Michigan well he wrote and worked with plays. He wrote Death of a Salesman in 1948 in a small Connecticut studio. The play took place in the great depression where a struggling business man tried to provide for his family. He has been