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    Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing

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    Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing Blue Winds Dancing by author Tom Whitecloud, is narrated by the story's unnamed main character. The young Indian man's persona is brought to life through his own recollection and spoken words. We recognize the turmoil this character faces as he is away from "his people," attending college in White man's society. He doubts his place in either world, believes he must choose between them, and realizes finally that being an Indian is only one part of who he

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    contempt for those who are different. Where is the line drawn between pride and prejudice? A society will always feel as though their system of beliefs and way of life is superior and opposing culture are lacking in dignity. In "Blue Winds Dancing" Tom Whitecloud's unnamed character is at that crossroad in his life. Is his Indian culture truly inferior to that of the White man; is his honor to not drift away from his own culture leading to prejudice for the White man? Throughout the story there

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    Culture in Everyday Use, A & P, and Blue Winds Dancing Alice Walker, John Updike, and Tom Whitecloud write stories in which culture plays an important role in many aspects of the conflict. In each story, a particular ethnic, occupational, social, gender, or age group's culture may be observed through characters' actions, thoughts, and speech. The decisions the characters make to resolve these conflicts in Everyday Use, A & P, and Blue Winds Dancing are affected by the characters cultural experiences

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    never thought I could do both at the same time." (Mustafa C2) This is what Blake Mycoskie, founder of the TOMS organization, says of his actions-merely giving money away. But it's so much more than that. A now widespread, well-known organization, it is safe to say that Blake Mycoskie is changing the lives of many families and many children with his concept of "buy one, give one free" TOMS. Originally born in Nashville, Tennessee, Mycoskie moved to Arlington, Texas at the age of six, then to

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    According to AFL, the development of Australian Football began in 1857. At that time Tom Wills, one of the initiator of the sport, arrived back to Australia after studying in England where he happens to be the captain of football of Rugby School and also a good cricket sportsman (AFL, 2014). Originally, he recommended that football shall be a good sport during the cricketer’s off season. The new game was invented by Wills and his cousins. The first match was 1858. The game quickly blossomed and by

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    Ballistics

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    pack the powder in the killer’s gun. The prime suspect in the killing was a man named John Toms. When a piece of newspaper found in Toms’ pocket was compared with the piece found in the wound, the pieces fit together like two pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Based on the evidence, Toms was easily convicted. The Toms case was probably the first in America in which ballistics was used to solve a crime. Much like in Toms case, most investigations start with a crime having been committed. Forensic ballistics

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    Toms Escape

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    Toms Escape In The Glass Menagerie, Tom Wingfield is perhaps the most prominent character. He is burdened with not only being a main character of the play but the narrator as well. He is given the unenviable task of being the voice of reason in the Wingfield house. Almost every action of his reveals an important detail about his personality and motivation. Tom’s personality can be divided into two main parts. The first “give(s)…truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion” and speaks in vague

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    that it is not just Stella. Stella is just the only one who speaks out about it. You must observe all the other characters actions and reactions to truly see. Stella tells Jeffries that “we have become a race of peeping toms” and that “the only thing that can come out of peeping toms is trouble”. In no way do those comments make Jefferies feel like what his is doing is wrong. By his reactions to Stella’s comments you actually feel like they encourage him to continue watching his neighbors from his

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    we must consider how money has corrupted the individuals in "The Great Gatsby". Toms is said to have been a handsome and athletic football player in his college years, and has now become and old bulky man with thinning hair and at times displays a sinister personality. "Tom Buchannan's wealth has rendered him cruel, arrogant, and immoral; he is driven entirely by power." (Lathbury 62) This exposes to us that Tom is a cruel and immoral individual because of wealth, and that beyond a doubt he has

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    mother and brother shared some of her fragile tendencies. Amanda, Laura's mother, continually lives in the past. Her reflection of her teenage years continually haunts Laura. To the point where she forces her to see a "Gentleman Caller" it is then that Tom reminds his mother not to "expect to much of Laura" she is unlike other girls. But Laura's mother has not allowed herself nor the rest of the family to see Laura as different from other girls. Amanda continually lives in the past when she was young

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