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    Right before I got out ofthe Army I hired onto an oilfield service company. A couple days after my last day in the service, I was going to work. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. At first I thought it was gonna be an easy trasistion to civiian life. My new job consisted on being on a rather large crew that had similar structure as the Field Artllery units that I had been in during my 10 year sentence in the Army. I was mistaken. The transistion sucked. The first thing that fucked me

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    wears overshoes. Although Walter objects to the overshoes Mrs. Mitty forces him to buy and wear them. "Remember to get those overshoes while I'm having my hair done," she said. "I don't need overshoes," said Mitty. She put her mirror back into her bag. "We've been all through that." (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty). This symbolizes Mrs. Mitty’s control over her husband. By forcing Walter to buy overshoes the readers are able to see that Mrs. Mitty is in control of her husband. Throughout the story

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    Chaucer's Canterbury Tales After reading explications of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, a student is likely to come away with the impression that the Franklin is the critics favorite punching bag. To the average reader in the modern English-speaking world, the Franklin comes across as surprisingly fair-minded and level-headed, noteworthy as the man kind and inventive enough to resolve the marriage cycle with a tale of decency and openness. The critics, however, often depict the Franklin as a man

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    Earnest Hemingway is one of the most revered and debated writers of all time. He authored many great novels including: For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Farewell to Arms, The Old Man and the Sea, and The Sun Also Rises. He was a true master of the English language, and his unique skill set becomes apparent in each of his works through the use of his exemplary literary knowledge. Hemingway shows an exceptional utilization of literary devices in his well acclaimed novel, The Sun Also Rises. From the bull-fights

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    I had reached the bottom of the stairs on the side of the building when I heard something like a twig snap right before there was a cry out in panic. I turned quickly and looked up as a woman was flying towards me down the stairs. Jumping out of the way wasn’t on the menu, so I braced myself to catch her. I must have crouched too low, misjudge how high up she was, or just had a bit of dumb luck. I ended up catching her around her thighs. The woman was now practically sitting in my arms with my face

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    artists as, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Correggio, which later influenced Barnes’ mannerist style of painting. As a young boy Barnes was “introverted and shy” (p. 8). He wasn’t able to fight like the other young boys his age, and quickly became a punching bag for bullies. The after school brawls became so severe that Barnes’ mother asked his principal to allow him to leave school fifteen minutes early everyday. After viewing the extent of Barnes’ bruises, the principal had no choice but to comply. On

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    “Nejin, next week will be your coming of age ceremony. Don’t wander off too far.” Mother reminded me again. Among all the village women, she is the busiest since her son will have his first coming of age ceremony. Despite being a single mother of the two children, my mother looks so young. Not just my mother, even the village members somehow have all the distinctive aura about them. Looking youthful and beautiful. Putting the non-important detail aside, recently, I found a secret base reside

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    Exploring The World of Mixed Martial Arts

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    “In the course of battle you could find a hundred different reasons to give up, but you got to find that one reason to stay in there, one reason to stay in the fire”(Chael sonnen). MMA fighter Chael Sonnen uses the word “fire” to describe how hard the sport of MMA is and how much effort it takes to stay in and not quit. Most people would not even consider this a sport because of its violence and aggression but this is one of the oldest living sports in the world. There’s more to this sport then just

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    Prison Expansion: No Benefit to Society

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    No one likes seeing large imposing buildings with high brick walls and barbed wire topping them And behind those thick walls is another imposing building with small slivers crossed with large grates to let light in and men and women clothed in orange roaming the highly watched yard. They are imposing and daunting buildings, ones that would take away from a community’s attractiveness. But worse than seeing a new building like this one being built in one’s community, is seeing an already imposing

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    You drive up a long dirt path, up to the house that stands alone like a church, up to the backyard where the electronic screaming of animals roars, up to the man with the bald head, the yellow sunlit aviators, and the gun that never stops firing that rests in his hand, now you are next to Hunter S. Thompson. No one thought the juvenile delinquent from Louisville, Kentucky would become one of the most celebrated American authors of the 21st century. From being idolized by some of the Western hemispheres

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