Nathan King

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  • What Is Dale: A Fictional Narrative

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    beyond the city gates to watch the much-anticipated tournament. Bard stepped out into the arena, his longbow in hand, and the crowd let up a great roar of approval through which it was still possible to discern the voices of each of his children. The King of Dale acknowledged his people and guests with a humble inclination of his head and then prepared to cast the first

  • A Critical Analysis Of Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

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    Shirley Jackson’s short story The Lottery is set in a small village who relies deeply on their crops. This story is about a sacrifice that takes place every year in which the heads of households draw for their families in order to see who “wins” and saves the town. The readers grow close to a character named Tessie who decides to speak her mind when it’s too late. In the end, the townsfolk realise that what comes around goes around. Before the ceremony started, Tessie Hutchinson was almost late

  • Boston-Personal Narrative

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    September 12th, 2015. We had arrived in Boston the day before after a ten hour drive which wasn’t as bad as you’d think it would be. Sure, it definitely felt like a ten hour drive, but it was an entirely new experience for me. I crossed the US border for the first time, received by first American dollar bill, and to pass the time, I kept track of every different license plate I laid my eyes on; 16 different states and provinces to be exact. The ideas that a mother and son duo from a tiny community

  • Fireworks Creative Writing

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    My knees were covered mud and my hair was matted against my head from the rain. I raised the round, red, glass vase to my mouth and blew a small flame onto the wick of the candle inside, igniting it. Quickly, I screwed on the lid to prevent the cool rain from extinguishing the precious flame. The irregular, jagged rock placed in the ground in front of me made my heart hurt. It would be a few weeks before the engraved stone would arrive and we could replace that temporary rock. I still didn’t want

  • Creative Story : A Short Story

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    “It’s been decided,” Taylor hissed with a clenched jaw, “Now hurry up, we’re almost inside.” “Ignoring it doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. The village was my home.” “No it wasn’t and they weren’t your family. We are,” he snapped, glaring at her, “And speak no more of it, or I will tell Mother.” Lorenna’s back tensed as if that woman didn’t try to beat that very idea out of her head over the past ten years. “Claire…” “Be quiet Mary,” Lorenna scolded, pushing her off, refusing to look at either of them

  • Descriptive Essay About Homeward Bound

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    Homeward Bound Travelling has always been in my blood. Before I was born, my Mum worked as a flight attendant and worked while she was pregnant. I was travelling as a foetus! However, after giving birth to me and reaching middle age, Mum had an existential crisis. She decided that even after working for 16 years as a flight attendant, she hadn’t travelled enough and wanted to see the whole world. While I wasn’t exactly thrilled at the idea of giving up on school, friends and 7-year-old things for

  • Jathon Wayne Noble Analysis

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    Bad to Recovery Jonathon Wayne Nobles was a well-known murderer in the 80’s. He has a background of drug abuse and mental illness. The traits had lead him to the perpetuated situation of killing two girls and stabbing a man. That explains why he was on death row. The time spent in prison changed his privileges and respect, actions, and whether he was proclaimed good or bad. Noble wants others to feel sorry for him by gaining their respect. For example, in the introduction between Jon and Richard

  • Los Tios Essay

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    “THUMP!”, Jonathon had fallen down for the second time during this trip. “Watch your step!” whispered James, “You know we can’t make noise down here”. Jonathan and James, friends since birth for over fifteen years, were now doing things that no one would dare. They had taken on the challenge of breaking into every abandoned building they came across, they weren’t scared, they were only curious of the unknown. This was supposed to be their last one, they had broken into many other ones in the area

  • Washington and the Culper Spy Ring

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    Espionage, the use of spying to obtain secret information regarding the intentions and capabilities of other persons, groups, organizations, or states is largely seen as a modern twentieth-century phenomenon (Burds, 2012). In reality, it is one of the oldest political and military acts, appearing in historical and literary accounts since the beginning of recorded history. A vital tool of statecraft, espionage shapes foreign policy and changes how wars proceed. Unbeknownst to many Americans, subterfuge

  • Evidence Of The Challenge Slips Should Be Denied Because

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    I. The motion to suppress the evidence of the challenge slips should be denied because the inception of the search was justified. The inception of the search was justified so the motion to suppress the evidence should be denied. The Supreme Court declared inception is justified “when there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that the search will turn up evidence that the employees is guilty of work-related misconduct.” O’Conner v. Ortega, 480 U.S. 726 (1987). The burden of proof is upon the government

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