Do You Feel Safer?

Do You Feel Safer? Would you feel safer if there was an armed guard guarding your school? What if I told you that 54% of adults feel safer if their child attends a school that has an armed guard. (Most Feel Safer With Armed Security Guard at Child’s School). You are probably pretty shocked. Do you think this is a good idea? I personally think so. How would you feel if...
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Social Warfare

The novel The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, explores the differences between two social classes; the old wealth and the new wealth through the eyes of Nick Caraway. Nick depicts the old wealth through the use of the Buchanan’s, who are well versed in social constructs. However they lack compassion and heart. On the other hand, Gatsby is a self made man who is...
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The Yellow Wallpaper Case Study Analysis Examples

“It is so discouraging not to have any advice and companionship about my work” (Gilman).Charlotte Perkins Gilman is the author of “The Yellow Wallpaper”. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She wrote over two hundred short stories and ten novels. Gilman was a voracious reader and largely self-educated (Charlotte). The short story was written to show how women were belittle...
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How Are Visions Portrayed Within Edgar Allen Poe And Stephen Kings Work

INTRODUCTION Gothic literature is a combination of fiction, horror, and Romanticism. It originated in the mid-late 1700’s, when Horace Walpole created his book ‘The Castle Of Otrantro’. After this, very many people began to imitate his style of work. Over the course of almost 300 years, it has developed into a more mental state of horror, rather than it being gruesome with ...
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Racial Discrimination in University Admission Process

It is of common knowledge that racial discrimination is a hinderance to unity and progress, but it starts to become an inequitable problem when it influences the admission for potential college applicants. Universities have upheld a dishonorable reputation for discriminating students by their ethnic or racial background in the admissions process. They claim to have a racial ...
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The Truth is Written in the Cheese

Why are rat known for being attracted to cheese? Rats aren’t *just* attracted to cheese, rats will eat anything and everything they could possibly get there little tiny fingers on, without being caught by us humans. They’re just portrayed to only be interested in chess in the movies, but let’s face it, even thought that’s extremely cute, it’s n...
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My Favorite Dogs

Dalmatians Ding! Ding! The firehouse bells ring. These black and white spotted dogs are waiting on the truck. The trucks leave the stations and the dogs are on their way to help find the people in the building of the fire. They find them all and get rewarded with a pet on the back and a puppy treat. German shepherds These agile and intelligent dogs are helpful in many wa...
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A Streetcar Named desire: Decent into Insanity

Cooper Nugent“A Streetcar Named Desire”, a theatrical work by Tennessee Williams, follows a complex character named Blanche Dubois for a brief stint of her life. This work of literature has an overlying theme of madness as it “depict[s] the mental decline of the fragile Blanche DuBois through her desperate cries for human affection, her loss of sanity deriving from the...
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The Influential First Impression

Hello, I am a junior at my high school enrolled in our independent research program. Over the course of the academic year I have been researching my topic of first impressions. A first impression can be described as “the event when one person first encounters another person and forms a mental image of that person” (Flora). These images can be extremely lasting, but are able t...
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Santa Fe School District vs Doe

Scientology, Jediism, and Discordianism. These are all legitimate religions or faith belief systems. How would you feel if someone over the PA system said a very earnest prayer to Yoda to get the football players pumped for a game? Well there are some restrictions for leading a one way religious worship. For example there is a whole case on how these restrictions came to be....
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