Lorna Sage

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  • Bad Blood By Lorna Sage

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    experiences have an irreversible effect on us, we still tend to forget these precious memories, as they are simply too embarrassing and painful to remember. In the extract from “Bad blood” by Lorna Sage, the author shows how the incident on the school playground has impacted her as an adult and her own personality. Lorna Sage highlights the hardships and challenges of childhood and their importance in future life. The author has displayed this theme throughout the text by using interesting characters, a unique

  • Commentary on Lorna Sage, Bad Blood (2000) Essay

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    Commentary on Lorna Sage, Bad Blood (2000) This passage revolves around a young girl's life, how it has changed and what it has become. It is ironically, how a friendship has evolved into something that the two girls who are exposed in this passage have never thought it would become. Sage introduces us to what we can conclude to be herself in the first paragraph of this passage, whilst introducing us to her dear friend (or shall we say greatest enemy?) in the second paragraph. The relationship

  • Commentary on Lorna Sage’s Bad Blood Essay

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    Commentary on Lorna Sage’s Bad Blood This passage, consisting of three paragraphs, out of Lorna Sage’s Bad Blood, is presented by an all-knowing first-person narrator. It revolves around a young girl’s, the narrator’s, school life and childhood experiences. It follows the evolution of a friendship between the narrator and her dear friend, or shall we say her “sworn enemy”(l 11), who is first introduced in the second paragraph, “Gail…had hair in ringlets, green-hazel

  • The Sound Of Silence By Garfunkel

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    “The Sound of Silence” “The Sound of Silence” was originally a poem, written in 1963, by Paul Simon. Simon had a friend by the name of Art Garfunkel. Simon and Garfunkel both worked in the music industry which lead them an opportunity to perform a duet for Columbia Records. The song was later recorded at Columbia Records studio in New York City, in 1964. Simon and Garfunkel later split, and went their separate ways, until the song was re-recorded with electric instruments that became a huge hit and

  • Analysis Of `` Forgiving My Father And `` A Rose For Emily ``

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    Lucille Clifton’s and William Faulkner’s characters in “Forgiving my Father” and “A Rose for Emily” demonstrate sections of the authors personal lives and their past experiences, and the works give insight into the styles along with the flow that the authors use when they write pieces like these. The authors characters in the stories are also similarly written, being that some of the problems that they face in the stories. The way that Clifton and Faulkner write pieces like these can often leave

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of `` Catch `` By Chris Leggett Essay

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    There are many ways to write a literary essay on a text, choosing the most effective method depends on what the writer is trying to accomplish. What is most important is understanding what one is writing about and effectively delivering it. In the sample essay, "Tossing Metaphors Together in Robert Francis 's 'Catch '" by Chris Leggett, Leggett writes an analysis paper in which he analyzes the extended metaphor of the poem. While in the sample essay, "How William Faulkner 's Narrator Cultivates

  • The Sound Of Silence By Simon And Garfunkel

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    The sound of silence The sound of silence was originally composed by Simon and Garfunkel in 1964 and it was number one on billboard 's hot 100 for a week. Originally this song falls under the folk rock and soft rock genres. The two covers I have choose are by Disturbed (2015) and Touch of Glass (2016). While many older people have heard of the song sound of silence by Simon and Garfunkel most of the younger generation have only heard of the song by Disturbed with many people believing that

  • An Example Of An Unsuccessful Merger : Causes Of A Successful Corger

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    Another example of an unsuccessful merger involves internet giant America Online (AOL) and media conglomerate Time Warner. The merger deal occurred in 2000 and is still known as the largest and worst merger deal in American business history at $165 billion. The deal was presented as an equal merger but AOL, holding more valuable stock, essentially acquired Time Warner which resulted in AOL owning 55% of the new company. The proposed vision of the merger was that combining the businesses would benefit

  • Kit Carson: A Short Story

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    themselves “El Grupo realmente malo.” When attacked us then, we protected ourselves by erecting a large wall around the city. Each member of the band suffered from a weird aversion to walls of any sort.” “So we must build a wall.” Kit reaffirmed. The sage nodded and turned away. Kit slowly rose to his feet, again passed through the bead threshold, and mounted his horse. “Why would a wall be their only weakness?” This question Kit pondered for hours that night, as he laid in the darkness of his home

  • The Medicine Bag Short Story Analysis

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    Many people have grandparents. Some passed and some alive, but for most, at least once in their lifetime their grandparents or parents have embarrassed them in public. They might say exceptionally loud that you have a cute girl on your phone or they just have a funny appearance in the society they are in. In Virginia Sneve’s short story, The Medicine Bag, the main protagonist-Martin-has a Sioux Native American Grandpa who comes from a culture that is a lot different than the “modern” world. Martin’s