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    We The Animals Analysis

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    As best stated by Paul Alster, “ the truth of the story lies in the details.” When it comes to novels, the reader must partake in a close reading to get to the nitty gritty of what is trying to be said by the author and/or characters of that novel. We The Animals, by Justin Torres, is the perfect example of such a novel. There were endless messages linked throughout the novel linking story lines to one another from beginning to end. However, it is not as easy, ad the reader, to such details because

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    III. Structure Structure in Beat Poetry Beat poetry often took on a free verse structure and rarely followed the norm of stanzas and couplets that much of western poetry did. Ginsberg often wrote in a manner that seemed to mimic a conversation or the fashion in which someone speaks. It is awkward at moments and has many run-on sentences but this way of writing helped portray the very personal style of Beat work. The free verse structure allows for more control for the poet to explore ideas and

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    People share similarities in their daily lives every day.Maybe you and someone across the world are nearly similar.For instance, Alice Walker and Amir from The Kite Runner. Although they were both different, the two had very similar lives.As shown, both characters lost one of their parents, and both were misunderstood by their fathers. Otherwise, a difference is that they both share is that they never contradicted their fathers. Both stories have similarities and differences relating to the main

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    The characters in Parenthood appear to be the evolving family for the 1990’s. The Buckman family is comprised of four different parts that include a Grandma, Grandpa, and Larry, the youngest child; Gill, one of the fathers; Karen, Gill’s wife; Kevin, Gill’s oldest son; Taylor, Gill’s only daughter; Justin, Gill’s youngest son; Helen, a single mom; Julie, Helen’s only daughter; Gary, Helen’s only son; Nathan, one of the fathers; Susan, Nathan’s wife; and Patty, Nathan’s only girl. This paper will

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    War causes more than destruction it also causes a person to be separated from the people they love in this world.The short story “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty takes the reader inside the world of a sniper in war showing the dangers they go on a daily basis from having bullets fly over their heads to taking out the enemy in order to live.The poem “Thoughts of Hanoi” by Nguyen Thi Vinh tells the reader the story of brothers separated by war scared of meeting each other on the battlefield against

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    Lord Byron's poem “Darkness” was published in 1816, a short time after having left England. By most of the critics, the poem has been considered to be a manner to overcome depression. However, his work might not be only a reflection of his feelings when the poem was written but also a great example of how different the vision of the world of the second generation of romantic poets -also known as the Younger Romantics- was in comparison with the first generation. By analysing this poem, numerous romantic

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    I flew across the rocky blue Arabian Sea on flight AI1010 to America. With a new home and husband awaiting me, a new world ahead stuck on this huge metal plane, I feel so distant from everything I once knew. After spending the last six weeks with my husband’s brother and his wife in their home; cooking, cleaning and serving tea and sweets to guests, my nights leading up to this day have been spent tossing and turning at the thought of my parents being so distant and my new life so near. My last

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    in Argentina? When president Juan Peron died in 1974, Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla came into power, bringing all military officials to government positions. This caused the “Dirty War” in Argentina from 1976-1983. The causes of the” Dirty War” in Argentina were the death of president Juan Peron in Argentina, the people of Argentina fought for power against dictator Videla and the violence that corrupted in Argentina throughout the war. The death of the president Juan Peron caused the conflict in

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    Cabaret Analysis

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    On Saturday, November 11, I attended a performance of Cabaret at Dutchess Community College. This musical is set in Berlin, 1931 Germany pre World War I as the Nazis are rising to power. It takes place in a nightclub, the Kit Kat Klub and revolves around an American writer named Cliff Bradshaw and his relationship with an English cabaret performer, Sally Bowles. The cast features six major characters: Sally Bowles, the headlining British singer at the Kit Kat Klub, the Emcee, or the Master of Ceremonies

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    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 The instruments heard throughout the concerto are violins, violas, a cello, a bass, an oboe, a recorder, a keyed trumpet, and a harpsichord. The first movement begins at a quick tempo. Sixteenth notes are played constantly and are passed around the different instruments. Throughout the sixteenth not passages or mordents and other embellishments. The keyed trumpet plays lip trills rather than p laying fingered trills. The phrases of the first

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    Eva Peron Thesis

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    as Evita, was the most powerful woman in Latin American history and encountered a great deal of attention because of this. She was truly a fascinating person who the people admired and looked up to. Eva was the second wife of Argentina’s president Juan Peron and served as the First Lady from 1946-1952. Evita is possibly the most powerful woman of the 20th century and this is due to her being a caudilla: a political leader, even though she was not directly in power and it was her husband who was president

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    Paul Rand: The Legendary Graphic Designer Paul Rand is a famous American graphic designer. Starting his career very early creating a logo for his father’s grocery store. He gained recognition when he designed logos for UPS, IBM, ABC, Cummins Engine, and Westington House. Later eventually publishing graphic design books and even taking up teaching at Pratt University and Yale University. He died at age 82 with may accomplishments in his life. Paul Rand is the best graphic designer to live because

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    Mozart’s Influence In the Enlightenment The Enlightenment was a train of thinking that started with philosophers in the eighteenth century. Philosophers warned against religious division, cultural division, and social inequality. Today, our Declaration of Independence is based upon these same values of equality. In the Enlightenment, music took a different shape. Music was no longer only for wealthy merchants, but was now open to the public. Composers noticed the opportunity and wrote music that

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    Chaucer’s The Pardoner manages to be a much debated and highly controversial character of The Canterbury Tales, criticized by Chaucer himself in the way he was described. From his ambiguous sexuality and fluid gender representation to his questionable lifestyle of abusing the name of the Church for his own purposes as well as his overall defiance of the social norms of his time, the Pardoner is one character that can be explored from various angles. The Pardoner is first introduced to be travelling

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    The book I, Juan de Pareja took place during the 17th century in Spain, where Juan de Pareja was a slave. This was during the Renaissance where art was becoming more popular. Everyone at this time, then started to believe science and how everything works and focusing on themselves even more(humanism). Juan was enslaved for about 45 years but was then freed by his master Diego because he felt remorse he did not free him sooner. Another reason was that he developed sympathy and mutual affection for

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a famous magical realist writer whose stories focus mainly on Latin America. His writing contains the main elements of the real and unreal, and simplicity and complexity. Throughout his writing, he focuses many themes and components on the “outsized reality” of Latin American life. Marquez often relates to events that occured during that time. For example, his stories usually contain some form of a dictator who is a harsh ruler that takes advantage of his or her power

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    Amadeus begins with an attempted suicide by composer Antonio Salieri, who has been overcome with guilt about supposedly killing Mozart. His life is saved by his aides as they find him in the room covered in blood; and he is sent to what looks like some kind of a mental hospital, where a priest Father Volger is sent to council him and listen to his guilt. He recounts his tale of music, passion, and jealousy, introducing one of the defining elements of their upbringing. Mozart, although he does not

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    When first entering the restaurant, the distinct smells of fajitas and fresh tortilla chips invites people to their tables. The forever salsa stained menus offer a wide variety of options to choose from, at a cheap affordable price. The mediocre Mexican restaurant is located along San Jose Blvd. and is surrounded by large family communities. This restaurant attempts to deliver their customers a taste of authentic Mexican food. Don Juan’s is open from 11 am to 10 pm every day except for Friday and

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    Was Peron A Populist

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    To What Extent Was Peron a Populist? Peron, the leader of argentina for over 50 years left a mark on a country that he loved. Though he loved his homeland, when he came to power he showed anything but. After winning over the population through his acts of kindness among the lower classes, Peron’s true colors began to show. Peron was not a populist but rather a true authoritarian as he encouraged extreme obedience among Argentina. To evaluate Peron's true motives behind his governing style, his

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    There were many musical elements heard throughout these pieces and it was interesting to hear how they varied in each song and suite. In Intermezzo, it began with a quieter violin solo melody creating a monophonic texture. Soon after, it became accompanied by the other violins and cellos, then the full ensemble came in creating a moderate, flowing melody at about mezzo forte and switching to a polyphonic texture. Next, there was a harp solo at forte with many crescendos and decrescendos. The full

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