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    four feet high. People saw this as a whole new era because it bad made the public happy. How people were chosen is by what was the crime they did. If they killed someone they died with them. This was done so that the privilege of execution by decapitation would no longer be confined to the nobles and the process of execution would be as painless as possible. The first machine was called Louisette, or Louison, but soon became known as la guillotine. Later the French underworld dubbed it “the widow

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    anatomy professor, Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, stood before the National Assembly and “argued that it was unfair for common criminals to be executed by all kinds of torturous methods while aristocratic felons had the privilege of having quick decapitations” (Klein). In addition, the guillotine was seen as a good method for correcting criminals whom have committed crimes to a certain degree to deserve this kind of punishment. This being its use, the guillotine was well known during the French Revolution

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    Examining Morality, Discipline, and Law in Billy Budd, Sailor Billy Budd, Sailor is a classic American novel written by Herman Melville in 1891. Inspired by his earliest adventures at sea, Melville seeks to enlighten the reader with the relationships between a ship’s crew and her captain, along with the idealized “Handsome Sailor” (1) and the impact such a figure could have on a ship’s crew. Sailing for the British Navy in the eighteenth century was a risky business, especially during times of war

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    Typically in writing, there are three different points of views an author can write in. The novel The Last Day of a Condemned Man by Victor Hugo and The Execution of Tropmann by Ivan Turgenev are both written in the first person. Both authors chose to write in the first person and about the same topic which was the death penalty. The only difference being who the main character is telling the story. In Hugo 's book, the story is told through the eyes of a condemned man and Turgenev writes from the

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    To begin, some diction used throughout A Tale of Two Cities can be portrayed as satire as an attempt by Dickens to make fun of the corrupt nature of the aristocrats to further prove how corruption can cause a revolution. Dickens utilizes satirical diction and descriptions to showcase the useless hierarchy of France and it is evident that Dickens feels strong hatred towards the aristocracy by describing them in sardonic ways. An example of the ironic uselessness of the hierarchy is shown in the description

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    Script for IOP Rationale I chose to do my IOP as a TV show because I think that it is a good way of explaining the ideas in the poetry written by Sylvia Plath. My inspiration came from YouTube channels such as CrashCourse and tv shows such as Voices from the Air. I strongly believe that a creative presentation like this will help in the process of explaining the poem “Totem” than doing a purely analytical presentation. Thank you! Introduction Thank you for tuning into Channel 9. You are about to

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    Kemper could no longer bare his controlling grandmother, he finally snapped and shot her in the back of the head and repeatedly stabbed her dead body. A few minutes after, Ed hears his grandfather’s truck pulling in. Although Ed liked his grandfather, he went outside and shot him as well, because Ed did not want his grandfather to see what he had done to his wife. Astonishingly, Edmund calls his mother to confess what he had done and ask what he should do. His mother tells him to call the police

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    In The Snake Charmer, Varlom Shalamov’s utilization of literary devices and contrast between man and animal fosters both the reality behind the treatment in the Gulag and the mindset of a prisoner in the Gulag. The frequent repetition of “they” and “him” within the passage introduces two subjects—man and animal. By doing so, the passage contains an added poetic comparison and relevant sense of identity during the Gulag. Evident within the first lines of the passage, “It’s not correct to say that

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    How terrorism ends 1). Decapitating leaders of terrorist groups: What decapitation means? The literal meaning of decapitation is: “Decapitation (from Latin, caput, capitis, meaning head) is the complete separation of the head from the body.” But in the context of our discussion Decapitation refers to the removal by arrest or assassination of the top leaders or operational leaders of a group. The leader of a terrorist group can either be held alive or dead. Decision about whether to capture or

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    Capital Punishment, death penalty, execution. There are many names for the punishment by death. Also known as death sentence, the crimes that can infer capital punishment are called capital offences or capital crimes and include terrorism, espionage and first degree murder. Is it moral? Is it just? Is it justified? The opinions on the topic vary considerably, each side with its own merits and demerits. There are some that see the death penalty as justified, as required and other that see it as a

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    Arthur asks first to hear of a marvelous adventure story before the meal. As if on cue, a knight with emerald-green skin bursts in. The poem depicts the green knight to be a “half-giant” with a green complexion. Furthermore, the knight survives the decapitation by Sir Gawain making him a frightening creature. In my opinion, the knight resembles the nature. The green guise may be a result of growth of algae. It has been seen that algae can grow on body of some animals such as sloth. His

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    conduct.The Green Knight is a mysterious, supernatural creature. He rides into Arthur’s court on New Year’s Eve almost as if summoned by the king’s request to hear a marvelous story. His supernatural characteristics, such as his ability to survive decapitation and his green complexion, immediately mark him as a foreboding figure. The Green Knight contrasts with Arthur’s court in many ways. The knight symbolizes the wildness, fertility, and death that characterize a primeval world, whereas the court symbolizes

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    transformation only if the werewolf has changed at the sign of a full moon. Interesting facts about werewolves we didn’t know are... Werewolves have a physic link that bonds them together if one werewolf in a pack dies the others can sense his or her death. Decapitation or silver bullets is the most effective way to kill werewolf. The curse of becoming a werewolf can never be broken it’s like a virus. Lastly werewolves communicate through a form of telepathy which enables them to hunt and preform more

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    The Bosnian genocide was one of the worst acts of genocide since the Nazi regime. In 1991 Yugoslavia’s republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Bosnia) had a population of four million people from three major ethnic groups; Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim 44%), Serb (31%), Croat (17%) and Yugoslav (8%). On April 5, 1992, Bosnia declared their independence from Yugoslavia. The creation of an independent Bosnian nation that would have a majority population of Bosniak was opposed by Bosnian Serbs. Bosnia was the most

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    noses with skin that came from other places of the body. (Franck and Brownstone 168) On the other hand, executions were often brutal. In China, the perpetrator would get their body cut in half. But, executions were often decapitations. People that were scheduled for decapitations would even bribe the scheduled axeman to sharpen the blade extra so that the job would be done in one single stroke. (Franck and Brownstone 169) Prisons and executions in the Victorian era were often

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    into harsh captivity until the male’s practically unattainable quotas were met and satisfied. Decapitation, exhaustion, and starvation became routine among impoverished slaves working under this corrupt regime. To show that they hadn’t wasted their ammunition, the army would cut off and collect native hands as a sort of trophy explained by author Mark Dummett (2004) as, “They needed these to prove to their superiors that they had not been ‘wasting’ their bullets on animals” (Chopping Hands section

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    Elizabeth. When Mary went to receive help from her cousin it did not work in her favor. She had several husbands and secret lovers that caused problems with her ruling. Having a complicated personal life and being politically immature led to the decapitation of Mary Queen of Scots at the age of forty-four on February 8, 1587. At the age of five, Mary Queen of Scots was sent to France to be protected from the English. In France,

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    water was still at the back of my tongue and it was the longest five rolls ever to get off my King-sized bed. I stumbled to the bathroom and turned on the hot water; I asked myself, “Why didn’t I just go into the family’s restaurant business? I’d surely have a 9 to 5 job that doesn’t stress me.” Then again, I loved the thrill journalism and reporting on crime was my passion. It was something my father thought was rather morbid. However, had he ever met my editor John, he would think that the fella’s

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    There's a fine line between getting a good laugh and bullying someone. It shouldn't be tolerated or even allowed. This urban legend makes fun of numerous things. For example, it talks about amputations, and death. Also, it talks about disease, and decapitations, as well. Not to mention, the jokes start off as being small but can end up extreme. Developed and circulated by others, an urban legend is a myth, folklore, that is often a miscommunication. Often based on a person or a circumstance, Urban legends

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    then the hitler youth were made to. For example, the hitler youth were forced to shoot people but, the child soldiers are not only forced to do things like that but much worse. This list of deeds forced upon them consists of things like, maiming, decapitation, killing there own families and much, much more. The child soldiers are usually very young and living in far from the best conditions. Because of this it is easy for the militia to convince these children that they are protecting them and that

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