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  • Treasure Island

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    Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was the only child of Thomas Stevenson and Margaret Isabella Balfour. Stevenson's father belonged to a family of engineers who were responsible for many of sea lighthouses built around the coast of Scotland. His mother, Margaret, came from a family of church ministers and lawyers. Due to his father's distinguished career, it was naturally believed that Stevenson would follow in his father's footsteps

  • Small Treasure Box

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    Small Treasure Box Beneath the glowing sensation of the sun, lies water throughout the miles, but the question Pam would ask herself was what were the really wondered what would lie beneath the sea. Looking out of her balcony, into the ocean she remembered that there might have been human forms, with just no legs. For there where legend of years ago that they had to chooses between the sea and land. They had chosen the sea rather then the land for it was safer out in the water then in land. For what

  • National Treasure

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    across the nation. National Treasure is one of them. Even after receiving sub par reviews including only two stars from Roger Ebert, National Treasure won over the public, earning almost $350 million worldwide. Even though the movie is under the Walt Disney Company and has a PG rating, this movie is not just for children. Superb acting and action from beginning to end will keep people of all ages glued to their seat as they follow one man’s quest for a hidden treasure. Benjamin Franklin Gates,

  • Living at Treasure Island

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    Living at Treasure Island Just imagine that you are sitting on the beach, smelling the salt air, and feeling the cool breeze. The sun is slowly melting into the ocean and the sky is the shade of bright purple that can only be seen at dusk. It has been a long, hot day in the s un, and it feels nice to finally let it end. This is what living in Treasure Island, Florida is all about. Treasure Island is a small community inside St. Petersburg, Florida. The island is only seven miles long and

  • Treasure Island

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    Treasure Island Treasure Island is an epic adventure: a tale of pirates, treasure, and exploration of an unknown and mysterious island.  Throughout the course of the book, many lessons are learned that give the reader advice so he/she can better survive in the real world.  The literal Treasure Island itself represents the world in which we live, a world with many hazards and scattered rewards to be found.  The bookís most important lesson to be learned though, is that a solid command of

  • Characters in Treasure Island

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    In Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevens creates a diverse group of people, all with individual characteristics and backgrounds. A few of the more important characters in the book are Jim Hawkins, Doctor Livesey, Squire Trewlaney, Captain Smollet, Long John Silver, Ben Gun, and Billy Bones. Jim Hawkins, who is also the narrator of the book, is a young boy who discovers a treasure map in the chest pocket of deceased Billy Bones, and accompanies the Doctor and Squire on the Treasure Island voyage

  • treasure island

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    Treasure Island By Robert Louis Stevenson The main character in the story is Jim Hawkins. He is a young boy who looks for adventure. He and a few experienced men search for Ben Gunn, and want to have him enlist in their cause. They steal the Hispanolia (a ship) and return it to the captain to which it rightfully belongs. Ben is a member of Flint’s original crew. He was forced to live on the island for three years and survive on his own. He found Flint’s treasure, and then buried it. Trying to

  • The Real National Treasure

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    THE REAL NATIONAL TREASURE The United States, along with the allied forces of the world, is currently fighting to find Osama bin Laden as well as his organization, al Qaeda, in Afghanistan. The new declaration of the “War on Terrorism” has withdrawn all boundaries that the terrorist organizations have been hiding behind. Although this war is a new idea to the average American Citizen, it is an old foe of the governments in most countries, which have already established antiterrorism and counter-terrorism

  • King Tutankhamun and His Treasures

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    King Tutankhamun and His Treasures The ancient Egyptians were noted for many things, one of which would have been their artwork. Egyptians used many medians in their artwork that enhanced the details and beauty of every piece of art. Their artwork is fascinating and mysterious, which pulls in the viewer into wanting to learn more. One of the most important and unique Egyptian artworks belongs to King Tutankhamun, a young pharaoh of Egypt. A brief history of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb

  • Treasure Island: Jim’s Journey for Treasure

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    of rum” (Stevenson 230). A desperate attempt to a filthy amount of wealth is made by a crew of men upon the ship, Hispaniola. In the search for treasure Jim finds trust in the one man he should be avoiding. This struggling yet exciting adventure that Robert Louis Stevenson portrays will pull you into the journey for wealth along with the crew. Treasure Island explains archetypes such as life or death, Jim’s rite of passage, the irony of the knife, the island as a lonely place, and the character

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