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    In the book Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden, there are many themes. There is the theme of Cruelty to man and the transformation from innocence to experience. But the theme of identity is the most interesting. Joseph Boyden gives many symbols relating back to the theme of identity like all the symbols of Native culture. There are tons of these symbols in the book, but the three symbols of the moccasins, the medicine bag and Gitchi Manitou are the strongest symbols that demonstrate the theme of

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    The First World War was a major event in The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart and Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden. Both books differed while looing at the war because Stone Carvers was shown through the point of view of someone who was home during the war. But Three Day Road was shown more through the point of view in the war. While both books explore the First World War they both present that the war was not what it seemed to be. Soldiers went in thinking they where going to be a hero, but they are

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    which describe the soldiers’ experiences during the Vietnam War. On the other hand, Three Day Road is a novel by Joseph Boyden. This novel about two soldiers Xavier Bird and Elijah Whiskey jack fought during the First World War Xavier comes home wounded after the war while he is addicted to Morphine, a drug that helps him forget everything about the war and the pain in his leg. The Things They Carried and Three Day Road, are war books where we are introduced to the lives of the soldiers, however,

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    pressured by the societies they are raised in to sign up for the military. They are persuaded by the misconceptions of fighting for one’s country shown in everyday media, but Enrich Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front and Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road exposes the misconceptions of war portrayed in media such as the false idea that fighting in a war is a glorious enterprise, and the false representation of the identity of soldiers. While they take different stances on camaraderie between

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    Through comparing and contrasting the novels As For Me and My House, and Three Day Road by Sinclair Ross and Joseph Boyden the habitual theme of obsession is present. According to the oxford English dictionary it defines obsession as, “an idea, image, or influence which continually fills or troubles the mind; a compulsive interest or preoccupation; the fact or state of being troubled or preoccupied in this way.” (OED) This is significantly present in both works, since it is exemplified through the

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    Stormy Days - My Paradise "Oh, Man! I hate the rain!" my eight-year-old brother said. He had planned on spending the weekend outdoors, playing and exploring. I could understand his disappointment. An eight-year-old boy would much rather be outdoors catching disgusting creatures, riding bikes, and playing ball. Mothers generally don't allow these adventures on stormy days. He knew he was out of luck. I, on the other hand, felt content when I awoke to the sounds of "drip, drop, drip, drop"

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    of the essentials. Certain fundamental apparatus must be contained in the diaper bag at all times. First, and perhaps the most obvious, are the diapers. Unfortunately, more than once, I have found myself locked in a bathroom stall at Kmart with three size 2 diapers and a wet and cranky baby who wears size 4. Since it is impossible to tape two of the size 2 diapers together to make a size 4 (I did learn some math in high school), it is essential to update the stash of diapers that remain in the

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    sinful and illegal, why the vocal effort at changing policy? This paper will look closely at how and why the new pro-euthanasia/assisted suicide attitude is sweeping around the world. The 89 year old woman died of dehydration starvation after six days without food and fluids, despite evidence that she had repeatedly asked for water. A scene from a drought-stricken Third World country or Nazi Germany? No. Ella Bathurst died October 28, 1984 at a prestigious Midwestem hospital in the USA. Mrs. Bathurst

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    Sojourn to Singapore

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    tropical fruit with an expectant tongue. Proudly, (and much to the glee of my Asian companions who enjoyed the various facial contortions), I swallowed the remainder, washed down with three full bottles of water. Before the initial incision into the durian, I was engulfed by the painfully distinctive odor that only three days and half a bottle of Listerine could remedy. With my experiences in Singapore as a United States representative to the Asian-Pacific Youth Science Festival, however, I also was engulfed

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    The Power of Fate in Oedipus Rex Oedipus, the fated tragic hero of Sophocles’s Oedipus Rex, is a complex character who, through slow realization, learns that one cannot escape fate.  Throughout the course of the tragedy, Oedipus’s attitude evolves from arrogance to humbleness as he learns to seek for truth and finds that fate is impossible to control. In the beginning of Oedipus Rex, Oedipus is a strong, noble king in search of justice for the slain former King Laios. Oedipus is both arrogant

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