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    “Letter to Americans” by E. P. Thompson Dated back in 1986, “Letter to Americans” is as if it’s written in the last three-four years. In it E. P. Thompson explains why he is anti-American in his beliefs. First off, he starts with that he is in two minds about this state of his. Even his friends doubt he is anti-American, thinking he is joking. We also read how the author traces American ancestry on his mother’s side- he goes back to his great-great-grandfather who lived in Lincoln times. Most of

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    Summary of Now and On Earth by Jim Thompson Jim Thompson's Now and On Earth tells the story of a family's struggles in San Diego, California. The story was based between 1930 and 1942, which was World War Two as well as the great depression. James Dillon is the main character, he struggles with money as well as his family. He lives with his mother, as well as his wild family who never seems to calm down. James has many struggles, he doesn't make enough money to properly fund his family.

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    Constant Star by Tazewell Thompson "Constant Star" by Tazewell Thompson is a play which sticks out in my mind as being one of the best I have ever had the priviledge of watching. The play is centered around the life of Ida B. Wells, a black woman who stands up for equality at all costs. Although the content of the play is moving and very interesting, the lighting, songs, costumes, props, and special effects are what made the play so extraordinary. In "Constant Star", lighting told much about

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    Hunter S. Thompson

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    Intro Hunter S. Thompson was a great American journalist that just wanted to see this country bring peace, now I will go through and tell you why he had a impact on America and will critically analyze him and his work and just tell you some crazy things he did in the 60s - 90s. In 1968 Dr. Thompson was given a assignment to follow the freaks of America that were Known as the "Hells Angels" a California biker gang, Thompson thought that this would be The ground breaking thing that would make

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    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 most beloved actors and Icons such as Bill Murray and Johnny Depp he has made quite a name for himself, but who really is Hunter S. Thompson? Hunter Stockton Thompson, the subculture icon that you hear about in hush tones from overzealous

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    Hunter Stockton Thompson was a legend of journalism. He knew what he was doing, he was amazing at what he did, and he definitely had his own way of doing it. Famous for the creation of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson was very eccentric and wild in everything he did and in everything he wrote. His works have and will be touching and opening the eyes and minds of people for years to come. He singlehandedly changed the world of journalism. Gonzo meaning; wild, crazy, filled with eccentricity

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    Hunter S. Thompson paid this price the hard way and even then did not achieve the American dream he was searching for. In Thompson’s novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Thompson explains that drugs will change people even turn your best friends against you and those drugs can make you happy, but will not allow you fully achieve happiness that the American dream promises through allusions and symbolism. Hunter S. Thompson was born on July 18, 1937 to an insurance agent named Jack Thompson and a young

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    quickly to my mind whenever I hear or see images of American patriotism are John Steinbeck and Hunter S. Thompson. As different as these two men are, their writing is similar in that the American Dream constantly fails their characters. Both seek to define America and the American Dream, however, it remains seemingly elusive, and both writers fail to find it. I choose Steinbeck and Thompson because, to me, their writing styles are the same. They have the same lust for language and powerful writing

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    stems from the environment in which the writer is placed. A writer will use this environment to advance his/her views of the society and at the same time drive into the audience/readers important information that he/she wishes to pass. Hunter S. Thompson has used his creativity in the novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas written in the 1960s to reflect on American society with Las Vegas as the point of reference. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas describes the American society as hypocritical. This

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    Blindly Jumping into War

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    Blindly Jumping into War Mike Thompson is a political cartoonist for The Detroit Free Press and is one example of an American expressing his viewpoint about the oncoming war with Iraq. Thompson tries to appeal to anyone who takes time to read the paper, and presumably, his intent is to introduce a new viewpoint to those supportive of the war. In Thompson's political cartoon published, February 26, 2003, he uses a well-known American symbol, Uncle Sam, to comment on current events. By paying

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