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    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian When reading the rubric for the Movie/Book Report for our class, I was hoping it was going to be “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. My freshman year of high school at Whitnall High School in Honors English, we were assigned to read this book for a final project and present it in front of the whole class. Being a freshman I was hesitant to read the book because I didn’t understand the value of reading and how much worth

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    The book I chose to read was The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie. The this novel focuses on is Indian culture. Although I don’t believe I have any biological ties to this culture, I was interested in learning about the culture because a few of my friends are Indian. I am not very aware about much of their culture and I felt that was something I should be more culturally aware of. I researched, the author on his official website where I read about the author's

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    Approximate Size of His Favorite Humor: Sherman Alexie's Comic Connections and Disconnections in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Joseph L. Coulumbe writes an article about Sherman Alexie’s Comic Connections and Disconnections. “He uses humor—or his characters use humor—to reveal injustice, protect self-esteem, heal wounds, and create bonds”(Coulumbe 94). In Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight In Heaven, there is a short story entitled “The Fun House” where Alexie reveals some

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    the culture of and feelings of ethnic minorities, American films would destroy the practice of painting white actors different races. It has been fifty plus years since the Civil Rights movement and the insensitivity to race in films such as The Lone Ranger still exists. Even the original television series, which ran from 1949 to 1957, starred a Native American actor. Hollywood is unsurprisingly still a disappointment. While we can recognize most of the negative stereotypes, there are still positive

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    #NeverEverQuit mindset with their improbable comeback win against the Giants, propelling 90,000 or so into an absolutely frenzy. Football is back and the state of Texas couldn't be happier. But I think that it's the Texas Rangers, not these other teams, that is making September fun again.

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    lists five types of domestic terrorist, the first being the lone wolf, also known as lone offender or lone ranger. Terrorist groups may inspire a lone wolf but they are a single individual that acts on his or her own without the support of organized terrorist groups. When speaking about terrorism and the threats of attacks that concerned many citizens as the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approached, Vice President Biden stated that the lone ranger can be more dangerous because... ... middle of paper

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    The Wild West Genre

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    generally a handsome rogue cowboy or gunslinger. They always have some sort of antagonist or “evil” groups that take advantage of the general population, thus bring them wealth and notoriety. People that watch Western films expect to see cowboys, US Rangers, gunslingers, thieves, outlaws and trains are a common feature. In th... ... middle of paper ... ... out of its hiatus. Otherwise the genre will grow stale and no revenue will be produced. This can be seen happening in the Call of Duty franchise

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    Stephen King’s novel IT, takes place in Derry, Maine and focuses on the experiences of seven children who are constantly terrorized by a demonic entity known as It. It is an entity of unknown origin and preys on Derry’s population every 27 years. One of the many powers that It has is the ability to shapeshift typically taking form of a man dressed as a clown known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown. The novel takes place in 1957-1958 and 1984-1985 when in the 50’s they are kids and in the 80’2 when they

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    Real Heroes in our Society The Lone Ranger, Zorro, Batman, Superman are some of the characters that we stereotypically constitute as heroes. They are known to fight with courage without fear of death. They destroy the enemy within a blink of an eye. They fight using their own body strength, superpower, or some kind of weapon. They come to the rescue miraculously and leave without a trace. They are mysterious. We are unable to identify who they are underneath the masks and disguises. Yet

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    The Power Of Injustice

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    “Minority group” is a word that is often thrown around for statistical purposes. We seem to hear about them often, but we often do not know about them. A gap is very much present in the current United States: the people we have concern for and the “other”. “Other” is usually where minority groups lay. “Other” is where the power of literature is needed most. It seems almost impossible in today’s world to be forgotten. We tweet, we swipe, we post and we make ourselves known. Yet, I have never seen

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