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  • Analysis Of ' Thunder Boomed '

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    I wouldn 't be able to get back to sleep. I turn on the shower and stepped inside, letting the stinging warmth wash over me and erase the reminisce of the nightmare. I 've had this dream many times before and it always resulted in me never finding out who was under the cloak nor actually receiving the final blow. The familiarity that I felt from the person also puzzled me. Was it someone that I knew? I sigh, slightly shaking my head to clear my thoughts as I exit the shower and begin drying off

  • Power Of Book Holes By Louis Sachar

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    The Power Of Books Hello. If you are reading this, you are part of the society that has been broken by greed, torn apart by corruption, and riddled with dishonesty. You are part of a world where the war has destroyed our earth, and we are the only ones left. In order to restore the peace and rebuild our country, every citizen is required to read these books: “Wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now”, “Holes”, and “The Hunger Games.” These books will teach important lessons from our past and give

  • Descriptive My Sister

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    face is among her most lovely features. It’s something artists would draft when told to create the face of a perfect, untouched child. With gray-teal eyes that widen at the sight of nearly anything, a petite button nose, and pale rose lips that never shut, she has the ideal face of a human child. Naturally, her cheeks are plump as the corners of her mouth are always curling upward, even if just in the slightest. Her open mouth is filled with tiny teeth not yet lost to adulthood that she beams without

  • Toni Morrison's 'Alessa': A Narrative Fiction

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    busy” “You're always busy” He blurted out. “And what's wrong with that?” Her voice raised louder as the conversation continued, beginning to become worried and somewhat angered by Zeus’s constant questioning. Zeus waited a few seconds to collect his thoughts and then walked closer to Alessa slightly. “We just think you could use some help around here, it's a big job for a lady” “I've been handling myself along with all of this” she said as she reached her hands out to gesture to all of the memories

  • Essay Porphyria’s Lover and The Laboratory

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    All these actions seem to be building up to something, as though trouble lurks in every corner. When she entered she shut out the miserable weather with her “She shut the cold out and the storm” This is particularly effective because Browning uses monosyllables to enforce its meaning; it is as though as soon as Porphyria enters nothing now matters. She wants to communicate with her lover;

  • Kody Keplinger's The Lying Out Loud, Run, Shut Out

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    we are? I believe that teenagers face arrays of issues that can have a positive or a negative outcome. Not too many people understand what teenagehood is all about like Kody Keplinger that is well depicted in her 3 books, The Duff, Lying Out Loud, Run, Shut out. Kody Keplinger is one of the most influential writers for teens. Kody was born and raised in rural Kentucky, where she first began telling stories, long before she could even read them. During her senior year of high school, she wrote her

  • The Culture Of Shut Up By Jon Lovett Essay

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    will always be room for backlash and critique. In the article “The Culture of Shut Up” Jon Lovett produces his ideas on how society needs to get a grip on the endless amount of connectedness that spawns from the internet and how people must deal with the fact of how unreserved it is. When someone says something, a person doesn’t agree with, Lovett states that you cannot just tell them to “shut up” because they won’t shut up, they don’t have to and they never will. “You don’t beat someone’s idea by

  • Comparison Of Shirley Hutchinson And The Lottery

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    Hutchinson and her family live in a town that do this thing called the lottery, but you don’t win any money during this “lottery”, you get the prize of death. In “First They Came…” Martin Niemoller expresses his point of view on how he did not speak out for people in danger, when he should have. I chose this theme, because in both “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “First They Came…” by Martin Niemoller there are some people that could have stood up for each other but no one around them did so they

  • Short Story : ' Lost '

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    slump across the room to shut it off. Time for another day of despair, and misery. I quickly throw my clothes on and sprint out the door, so my dad doesn’t see me. I walk to the bus stop, where ignorant kids await to mock me like every other day. I slowly approach the crowd, staying behind them. I don’t want to draw any attention. The bus creaks as it arrives at the bus stop. Creeaak. We all pile into the bus. Being my clumsy self I trip over the bus step. Everyone lets out a giggle. I search for an

  • Moya's Room: A Short Story

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    the edge of the house made up entirely of windows and topped outside by a concave cone-shaped roof. Out the back window she could just see the corner of the carriage house where her grandmother lived -– a small, quaint house set atop a stone foundation with two immense barn doors where the horse carriages used to be kept. She could also see the smoke wafting from the barbecue that was just out of sight. Hanging in front of the side window was her parrot, Oliver. The front of the turret and the