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    “Saturday Climbing” where Barry struggles to climb a deceiving rock face which is analogous to his relationship with his daughter. Not only if Moira will go to college in the upcoming year but also which campus she will attend.Through this narrative, Valgardson suggests that when parents provide copious amounts of security, conflict will arise and children will rebel; only when a balance is found between security and allowing independence will the relationship be harmonious. When Moira is young Barry

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    I was truly expecting at least a 4- or higher on the paragraph about Identities by W.D Valgardson since my goal in this course is at least an 80%. This is why I am trying to obtain at least a 4- in the majority of my assignments in English. However in this caseI have received a 2+/3- on the paragraph. That mark was well-deserved due to the mistakes that were made. The logic behind why I thought I would get a 3+ or higher was that a 3+ or higher is what I mostly got in English last year. Also, the

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    Adel’s Insidious Secret in “Bloodflowers” Throughout “Bloodflowers” by W.D. Valgardson, It is clear that Adel knows what Mrs. Poorwilly and the other villagers of the island are planning for Danny, but she never tells Danny. In fact, she plays a part in the conspiracy for Danny’s death. Initially, Adel accepts Danny because she needs someone to depend on, because she won’t receive money from the mine. It is told by Mrs. Poorwilly, that “Adel needs [Danny’s] board and room worse than [the Poorwilly’s]

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    misguided culture, there is a great impact on their destiny. Literature often reveals how children’s behaviour is a reflection of adult actions. This is an apparent theme in the short stories, “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “Celebration” by W.D. Valgardson. In Jackson’s, “The Lottery,” residents of a small village gather together for their annual drawing of the lottery. The tradition begins with the head of each household drawing a piece of paper from a black box. Once everyone has drawn, they unfold

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    that we let go of them because they don’t let go of us. We may refuse to consider what our parents have to say and their stance on things, thus creating a barrier in the parent/child relationship, evident in “Saturday Climbing”. This story by W.D. Valgardson follows the journey of father and daughter as they attempt to bond over a cliff-climbing adventure in the mountains with a team of other people. It is evident early on in the story that there is tension between the two though father, Barry, has

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    a teen parent relationship. An individual can gain trust by proving what they are capable of. W.D Valgardson short story “Saturday Climbing” demonstrates this gain of trust through the character of Barry, a single father. Barry initially has a lack of trust in his daughter Moria, however throughout many demonstrations of strength and intelligence Moria is able to gain trust from Barry. W.D Valgardson short story “Saturday Climbing” suggests that in a relationship one gains trust in an individual after

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    In the short story God is not a Fish Inspector by W.D. Valgardson, the protagonist Fusi Bergman is a man with a youthful heart who struggles to accept his failure to fish efficiently due to his aging body. As a result of the conflicts that dominate his life, Fusi gives in to his inevitable fate, and loses the one thing that sets him apart from his former friends and acquaintances. Fusi’s hostile relationship with his daughter, his opposition against the old folk’s home, and the deterioration of his

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    D.W.Griffith Essay

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    Perhaps no other director has generated such a broad range of critical reaction as D.W. Griffith. For students of the motion picture, Griffith's is the most familiar name in film history. Generally acknowledged as America's most influential director (and certainly one of the most prolific), he is also perceived as being among the most limited. Praise for his mastery of film technique is matched by repeated indictments of his moral, artistic, and intellectual inadequacies. At one extreme, Kevin Brownlow

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    “D.W. Griffith was the first American director to be as well-known as the films he directed, and he was among the very first to insist that filmmaking was an art form” (Lewis 53). This statement is very true. However, the inherent discriminating content in some of his movies also made him one of the hardest to appreciate. One of the most famous examples was The Birth of a Nation (1915), which was in favor of the Ku Klux Klan. After a few more controversial movies, he finally tried to redeem his reputation

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    For this assignment, I spent time volunteering at Mercy Downtown, helping at the main information desk. While I was there, I assisted visitors in finding patients by looking up their room number, directed patients and visitors to the correct area of the hospital, and delivered flowers to rooms that had been dropped off. A paid employee also accompanied me while there, as volunteers are not allowed to actually look up patient information via the online portal, but I could call a different help desks

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