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  • Charlie: A Prisoner of the Cave

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    Plato, one of the most well-known philosophers in the ancient Greece, wrote an ultimate allegory known as “The Allegory of the Cave”. It is about a man coming out of a cave after being chained as a prisoner for his entire life and what he goes through upon reaching surface. The ideas presented in “The Allegory of the Cave” are very similar to the ideas presented in Daniel Keyes’s novel, Flowers for Algernon. He used an excerpt from the metaphor to start his novel. In Keyes’s novel, a 32 year old

  • ‘’A New Prisoner, Sir,’’ George Linsay Lead The Prisoner

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    ‘’A new prisoner, sir,’’ George Linsay lead the prisoner into the office. Nigel Robertson raised his eyebrows, fiddled with his moustache and glanced at the newcomer in a meticulous, bewildered sort of manner. He thought this prisoner was not like the others — the man looked so innocent. His cheeks were like fresh, sticky, stretchy marshmallows, slightly toasted and his blonde hair stuck out in bizarre tufts dotted with dirt, mud and the smell of rose petals. Still growing up in his mother 's arms

  • Prisoners Of War: What Is The Prisoner Of War?

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    from both sides will be taken prisoner and shoved into prison camps. The term Prisoner Of War refers to someone who has been captured by their force they are opposing. Prisoners of war have been a concept since medieval times where one nation would take another nation's soldiers as captives but due to the harsh fighting normally there wouldn't be many survivors after the initial conflict to be taken prisoner but if you were lucky enough to survive and be taken prisoner the Nations would usually ask

  • The Prisoner Of Chillon, By Lord Byron

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    “The Prisoner of Chillon,” by Lord Byron essentially begins with a man who finds himself imprisoned in Chillon's dungeon. He relived his father's persecution for his belief, in turn, leads to his capture and death. He goes on about his three oldest brothers killed by being burned and staked, as well as executed for their stance, just as their father was. He and his two youngest brothers live imprisoned in Chillon, while his second youngest brother dies first. He describes his second youngest brother

  • Effects Of Long Term Incarceration On Prisoners

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    prison for a long period or those who are adapted to prison life. (Garcia) Incarceration was created to help the prisoners reimburse themselves and learn from their mistake, instead incarceration has the power to corrupt prisoners mentally and can follow the individuals after being released preventing them to live a normal steady life. The effects of long-term incarceration on prisoners can be viewed as ironic, which is what attracted me to this topic. Irony is defined as a state of events that appear

  • Prisoner Ball

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    Physical education is a course that is taken in school to educate about physical activities and exercises. Students participate in physical activites and learn how they are beneficial to their bodies. Dodgeball is a game in which players on two teams try to throw large balls at each other while avoiding being hit themselves. In the United States, the game is typically played among children 6-12 in elementary school. However, internationally, the sport has also emerged as a popular middle school

  • The Extreme Solitary Confinement Causes Mental Illness Among Prisoners

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    supermax wardens reported 44 states with at least one facility relatively housing 25,000 prisoners (Arrigo and Bullock, 2008). Additionally, it is believed that as prisons are being overpopulated, the numbers are increasing throughout the years. Prisoners are locked behinds cells confined in a small space without windows for 22 to 23 hours per day. Cells are illuminated by artificial light with no means for prisoners to control the brightness. These lights remain on all day so inmates have difficulty-distinguishing

  • Prisoners Of War Play Analysis

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    Eventually, the prisoners of war are released and Ed returns home to pick up his life. Ed and Dorothy reunite and finally begin their family. The lighter and the ring are passed down to their kids. STORY COMMENTS ROAD TO EARL is a character-driven drama adapted from

  • The Prisoner Of War Camps

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    “Hello mother, father, this is your Louie talking. This will be the first time in two years that you’ve heard my voice. I am now interned at a Tokyo prisoner of war camp and I’m being treated as well as can be expected under wartime conditions.” As a viewer we can see the look of pure disgust and longing upon Louie’s face. It was evident that he wasn’t eager to read what was prepared for him as it depicted a false perception of what his wartime conditions were truly like. The fact that he had to

  • The Prisoner 's Fight, Patriotism, And Duty

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    various camps like Hao Lo in North Vietnam. While there the American prisoners’ commitment to their honor, patriotism, and duty would be put to the test through the harsh living conditions and torture inflicted upon them both physically and mentally. Townley’s use of William Henley’s poem Invictus accurately describes the prisoner’s fight to preserve the values as a soldier and to their country. Throughout their time as prisoners, arguably these values of honor, patriotism, and duty were adapted and

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