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    The Strange Utopia of The Giver Imagine living in a world where you can't choose your job, where at the age of twelve you are assigned an occupation by some group of elders. Imagine a world in which you can't choose that special person to be your wife or husband, a world where nobody is special. Visualize a place where you can't have your own children, where you have to take care of somebody else's children. In The Giver by Louis Lowry, this place exists every day. It's a perfect world, a

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    Divergent Perspectives in Strange Meeting World War One can be regarded as on of the most futile events in history in which a whole generation was slaughtered; a generation with hope, a "possibility of life" and shining futures.  Strange Meeting depicts the War situation and the soldiers' and politicians' attitudes towards war. The question "who is the real enemy?" depicts the true evil nature of the politicians, as the German and British soldiers are the victims of the blood bath.  The soldiers

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    For Some Odd & Strange Reason It was a cold and blistering December morning on the campus of SUNY Brockport. Waking up and going to class on these dreadful mornings are a students worst nightmare. But for some odd and strange reason, something possessed me to get up early and retrieve a hot cup of java from the college coffee shop, Jitterbugs. Getting coffee was a regular occurrence for me every Monday afternoon after my classes were finished for the day. But for some odd and strange reason, be it

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    Racism in Strange Love

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    Racism in Strange Love Do you like having racist jokes made about you right in front of you face and have no idea what the person is saying? In an episode of the Strange Love this situation is demonstrated. Racism is wide spread through out the world and an issue that is brought to our eyes in the show. The issue of interracial dating is also a main topic in the show. Strange Love is a show that most people would watch to get a laugh out of a crazy relationship that came out of another show

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    Nike: A Strange and Terrbile Saga Image is a vital to the success of the giant international sports footwear and apparel corporation Nike. Endorsements by sports superstars like basketballer Michael Jordan, soccer maestro Eric Cantona and sprinting ace Cathy Freeman -- to name just a very few -- have made the company's "Swoosh" logo synonymous with "cool" for millions of young people worldwide. That image would be badly tarnished if it became widely known that the Nike empire is built on cheap

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    Strange Fruit

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    The song “Strange Fruit” was a landmark song at the time as it was a call to attention of the racial segregation and the injustices committed in not only the south but all across the Unites States. This song is best known as being performed by Billie Holiday in 1939. However, it has more history to it than that. The song was originally written as a protest poem by Jewish high school teacher Abel Meeropol (Holiday). He wrote it as a poem protesting the racism in America and specifically the lynching

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    Changes Made to the Draft of Strange Meeting

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    Changes Made to the Draft of Strange Meeting Reality in warfare and the painful truths that accompany war are skillfully presented in Wilfred Owen's war poem "Strange Meeting."  Owen's poem is more powerful thanks to revisions the poet made as he struggled to understand the devastating effects of war, both emotionally and socially.  "Strange Meeting" underwent changes during its composition that signify changes in Owen's understanding of warfare and human interactions.  As he

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    The Strange New World of Virtual Reality Virtual Reality is a creation of a highly interactive computer based multimedia environment in which the user becomes a participant with the computer in a "virtually real" world. We are living in an era characterized by 3D virtual systems created by computer graphics. In the concept called Virtual Reality (VR), the virtual reality engineer is combining computer, video, image-processing, and sensor technologies so that a human can enter into and react

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    An Analysis of Wilfred Owen’s Strange Meeting Analysis of a working manuscript for Wilfred Owen's "Strange Meeting" provides the student with insight into the creative process. Owen's original wording coupled with his subsequent revisions illuminate how he may have intended the poem to be understood by the reader. Owen's revisions show a determination to accomplish three apparent objectives. First, Owen paid close attention to the connotative meanings inherent in his diction. Equally as important

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    Internet Research: A Strange, Foreign World

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    Internet Research: A Strange, Foreign World My knowledge of Internet research is limited. I made it through the first 14 years of my education thumbing through library card files and magazine reference books. In my mind, a big stack of books and articles was the only sign of thorough research. I feared Internet research for the same reason that my mother hated microwave ovens (at least until she had the chance to use one). The Internet was a strange, foreign world to me. Like my mother and her

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