Analysis of Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers: Pivotal Moments

As the novel Fallen Angels opens, the protagonist, a naive seventeen-year-old named Richard Perry, has recently enlisted in the army, a choice borne out of a lack of better options. Despite his less-than-stellar motivations for joining, Perry harbors high hopes for his life in the army; he is extremely idealistic, almost to the point of gullibility, believing exaggerated medi...
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T.S. Eliot: Controversy and Achievement

On the night of December 10, 1948, one man stands before the Swedish Academy with a message: “We must remember” he states, “that while language constitutes a barrier, poetry itself gives us a reason for trying to overcome the barrier”. Thomas Stearns Eliot, commonly known by his pseudonym T.S. Eliot, was a man who proved the power of literature. During his career, Eliot prod...
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Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is obviously one of the most influential people in American history, based on the amount of times his names appears in my history journal. He is a four-term president of America and he had done significant things for the country. He was once one of the most powerful people in America. Roosevelt was most active during the 1930s to 1940s, where he sign...
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A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for Texting and Driving

For preventing the escalation and long term perpetuation of texting and driving. It is a melancholy object to text while operating a vehicle. Texting and driving is a huge social problem for our society today. People all over the United States are being affected. If this problem is not solved millions of people will get in car accidents due to not looking at the road and di...
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The 51st State

What comes to mind when you think of Puerto Rico? For most people, it’s something along the lines of Jennifer Lopez or perhaps even Washington Heights. Puerto Rico is a very interesting place because of its title as a territory of the United States. Most questions people have about Puerto Rico include why it isn’t a state, how its government works, and if Puerto Ricans are U...
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US Grant

Ulysses Grant was one of the best Generals to ever fight for the US. He was a brave, fearless leader who helped America win the Civil was against the rebels. America would not be the way it is today without help from General Grant. Hiram Ulysses Grant was born on April 27,1822 in Point- Pleasant, Ohio. He was born to Jesse Root Grant, a successful businessman and Hannah Simp...
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A Retrospect of How Pablo Picasso Changed the World

Art is a form of expression unlike any other, a gift for the eyes that only words can hint at. Since it’s creation, art has certainly flourished over a long period of time, changing not only the way people look at it, but also the meaning behind why they look at it. What started out as a small pleasure has influenced our world in more ways than one. One of the most important ...
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Prehistoric Native Americans

Evolution, you may only think of it as apes into humans, but it’s actually much more. It’s when organisms have grown and developed from earlier beings. Humans have evolved from the Native Americans we read about in text books, to the society we are today. There are many different forms and stages of evolution, but let’s just focus on the prehistoric Native Americans in the st...
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Neon Converses and Polkadot leggings

Neon converses, polka dot leggings, and a navy blazer from the thrift shop down the street. Dressed in my idea of a perfect outfit, I haul my backpack over my shoulder and walk confidently up to school. Today is the day I have been campaigning for-today is the day I read my election speech for SGA president in front of the school. This is the day that I step up to the podiu...
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The Affects of Art in School

So many students are dropping out of school these days. If only there was art in schools. Art will help more students’ talent come out. There will be more excitement in schools. The purpose of this essay is to show the positive effects of art in schools Art promotes talent. Art students can accomplish what they want to do because they will have more career options. They can...
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