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    Gabon: An Example For All Of Africa

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    narrow coastal plains; a hilly interior; and Savannah in the east and south. Much of the interior is rain forests and is not arable. Only 1% of the land is arable The remaining land is either meadows, permanent crops, or other land forms. (The World Fact Book 1995) Gabon is one of the most thinly populated countries in Africa. It has a population of approximately 1,155,000 (July 1995 est.) There are 11 people per square mile. The majority of the Gabonese are of ages 15-64 years. The average life expectancy

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    future realm: a sparkling utopia "where mammals and computers live together in mutually programming harmony" (1). He draws us in by juxtaposing images of nature, man and machine that challenge us to imagine this new world. In essence, Brautigan's poem is a supplication for that dream world, but to the modern reader it can be a land of irony. Imagine a "cybernetic ecology"—a place were silvery electronic wires run along a river, or where mountains are giant mainframes signaling codes to networks stretching

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    Sweating the Details 1. In 1954, the words “under God” were added to the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance. "The Pledge of Allegiance." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. . 2. If a person suffers from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, they’re afraid of long words. "The Phobia List." The Phobia List. N.p., n.d. Web

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    the struggle between a superficial world and a conscious morality" (1 Wildermuth). In his attempt to create a new and realistic portrayal of the times, Salinger first, effectively creates Holden Caulfield, the main character. Second, he sends his character on a quest, and third he titles his novel to sum up the whole overview of the story. In creating his character, Holden Caulfield, Salinger uses profanities and obscenities as an attempt to portray the world of most adolescents. He creates a

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    From Innocence to Adulthood in The Catcher in the Rye Adolescence is a time of existence in two worlds. One world having the desire to be in the adult world, which is filled with all the unknown wonders of the world. The other world is the world of childhood which is comfortable and protected from all the impurities in the world.  This sort of tug of war between the two worlds is not only mentally imposed on a being, but physically, socially, and morally as well.  With all the

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    The Struggles Faced in The Color Purple and The Joy Luck Club A common bond of struggle links the novels The Color Purple by Alice Walker and The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Rape, suicide, death, war, oppression, and racism invade the two novels. In The Color Purple, Celie overcomes racism, violence, and other issues to find dignity and love. In the Joy Luck Club, the daughters struggle for acceptance, love, and happiness. Though the characters endure many hardships they survive not only by not becoming

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    In the novel The Secret River written by Kate Grenville and the film One Night the Moon directed by Rachel Perkins, the two authors explore similar ideas and share similar structural features to communicate these concepts. The Secret River is set in the early nineteenth century and is about a young couple William and Sal Thornhill who lived in London and started with nothing. Throughout their adventure William was sentenced to death and was excused from his sentence, being sent to Australia with

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    Analysis The Kite Runner starts in 2001 with a reflection of the narrator’s life in the present time. The story is told through the first person point of view of the protagonist narrator, Amir. Amir was born to a wealthy businessman named Baba in 1963 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Since Amir lives a wealthy and fortunate life, he grows accustomed to getting what he wants, which leads to selfishness and jealousy. He eagerly wants to be accepted by his father, even at the expense of others. Baba is a strict

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    Kite Runner Literary Essay

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    the socially accepted child, and the other the bastard half-Hazara boy. Baba’s wealth, lack of emotional connection, and inner conflict between his two vastly different sons shaped Amir in the novel “Kite Runner”. Baba, of all the characters in the book, shaped Amir the most, despite other influential relationships. “Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.” Works Cited Kite Runner, Brainy

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    Season by Wole Soyinka

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    Season by Wole Soyinka There seems to be a strange contrast between his choice of the word “decay”, which suggests things going to ruin and the final sentiment where the word “promise” indicates hope. I get the sense that Soyinka’s poem is contrived. He feels the urge to speak lyrically about this subject but does not seem to have found his authentic voice, or perhaps the theme is too complex for him to address in a sixteen line poem. This is reflected in lines such as “Pollen is mating

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