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    General George Smith Patton Jr. General George Smith Patton Jr. is one of the most interesting military men in the History of the United States. He was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California and is known as one of the most successful US commanders in any war. During his childhood Patton’s inspiration and personal goal in life was to be a hero of war. Apparently, it may have been in his genes, as several of his ancestors had fought in many wars before him to include the Revolutionary

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    exceeds the crime committed (“What Is” 739). The WWII general George Smith Patton embodied the tragic hero characteristics. Patton was born in San Gabriel, California on November 11, 1885. He grew up listening to the heroic stories of his legendary ancestors. At an early age, Patton decided he wanted to be a soldier. Patton would go on to earn glory and fame during WWII as commander of the U.S. Third and Seventh armies (“Patton,” 1). Patton was perhaps one of the most respected, and most feared general

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    OLD BLOOD AND GUTS

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    OLD BLOOD AND GUTS General Patton was a devoted student of history, a poet, a humble man who was very unsure of his own abilities, a man who could bust into tears at any given moment, and could be charming or quite insulting all in the same hour. His reckless, outspoken manner gained him friends and enemies of equal determination. General Patton was not only extrovert of public perception but he also had an intensely private side. He was a man who trained himself for greatness with a determination

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    Metaphysics

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    dealing with the nature and causes of being and knowing” (p.1). H. J. Patton (1948), say’s in Immanuel Kent Ground Work of the Metaphysics of Morals, “so act that your will can regard itself at the same time universal law thought its maxim” (p.34). The interoperation was that the universal law was the human’s as rational beings. Therefore, act, as you will but at the same time having the rational beings at the maximum of self-value. Patton goes on to say the rational being is having universal law at is

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    Hinduism and Death

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    Hinduism Today staff with a 'kind of group meditation. Individually we ponder our subject, and together we discuss it in detail. These past 30 days our meditation was on death. You might think we had a morbid March. Not so, since, as U.S. General George Patton rightly noted, "For Hindus death is the most exalted experience of life." This idea is sometimes hard for non-Hindus to grasp - especially for atheists facing Eternal Oblivion and for those of the semitic faiths which define death as a kind of punishment

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    Comparing The Red Room by H.G. Wells and The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively The "Red Room" was the earlier of the two stories written in 1896 by H.G. Wells and "The Darkness Out There", written by Penelope Lively was published in1984. The titles of both stories suggest that fear or horror will play a part. "The Darkness Out There" generates an eerie feeling by not defining a specific threat but leaving it open to the imagination. "The Red Room" is not as scary but the use of red

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    Pearl Harbor

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    Pearl Harbor After Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States joined the Allies and became a crucial element to an Allied victory. Though strategy was initially aimed at crushing Hitler and the Nazis, Allied forces persevered for years on different continents, with different leaders, and with varied objectives. Eventually, anything was being said, done, or invented in order to lessen the strength of the opposing forces - not just Germany. Many of the Allies’ attacks, particularly those

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    performance. Castle home ltd is a building company which was established five years ago by three skilled builders, the Smith brothers. The company main strategy is based on home improvements and new build house of individual needs. Initially the company was successful, housing developments and projects has grown by 70 employees because of the under pressure and over time effort of Smith. Castle is based on informal basis and employees have been enjoying these working conditions which they have been provided

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    Shelagh Delaney’s, “A Taste of Honey”, is a great example of what life was like for women in England in the 1950’s. Women were not offered reliable jobs and were sometimes not treated well by men. “A Taste of Honey” exemplifies the weaknesses and the spirit of women in a poor and restless world. The play also depicts the lives of the working class British citizens. The main characters, Jo and Helen, are an image of the treatment of women in post-war Salford, England (Manchester). After War World

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    enforce to the audience that he is the main character of this movie. The visual construction of this scene is utilised by a close up slow motion focused shot on Will Smith with the background blurred to completely draw the audience onto him. What is more unique is that this combination of effects acts as an inference that Will Smith is the solution or only hope in settling this anarchy as he swiftly makes his way through the congested street. The explosion of the bridge also informs the audience

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