A General, Uncivilized?

Uncivilization is seen in many different ways. The General in “The Most Dangerous Game” isn’t expected to be uncivilized but ends up being so. He is uncivilized by his actions, speech, and other characters reactions. Generals can be uncivilized but why? Why is General Zaroff uncivilized you ask? The general is uncivilized for a few reasons. In the story “The Most Dangerous ...
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Why Academic Cheating Occurs

Academic cheating has been occurring more and more often as time goes on. Students feel as though they don’t have the capabilities of performing well enough, or they have other responsibilities (such as jobs or sports) that require them to do more than they can handle or achieve. Test and schoolwork anxiety, mismanagement of time, inability to understand the consequences, the...
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The Importance of Nature

Imagine a world without nature. Without trees. Clouds. Seasons. Snow. Green grass. Beautiful flowers. What would the meaning of life be? Would people just go along erecting buildings and growing industries? Without an escape to nature, the world would be a dull, boring place. Sanity would be sparse and many of the world’s successes would never have happened. The genre of roma...
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Literary Analysis of "The Necklace"

“The Necklace”, by Guy de Maupassant, is an excellent short story about discontentment. The story is about a woman, named Mathilide, who wanted things she couldn’t have because she did not have the money to buy them. She was invited to a ball, so she had to buy a “proper” dress. Then she also said she needed a necklace so she went to her friend to borrow one. She borrowed an ...
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Fighting the Imaginary

Imagine a world where you couldn’t distinguish between fantasy and reality. The person sitting in the chair beside you, whom you thought everyone could see, didn’t really exist. The voice you hear calling your name isn’t heard by anyone else. Schizophrenics live with this frightening uncertainty and in their world and mind, these imaginary objects and people, really do exist....
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Stalin

A cruel and cunning man, Joseph Stalin, brought the Soviets from a peasant society to a world superpower. This was done in a quick manner but with a horrendous cost. Literally millions of his people died from this industrial revolution. Joseph Stalin’s politics were harsh, cruel, and unrelenting but truly effective. Joseph Stalin grew up as a poor peasant in the state of Ge...
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My American Dream

“The letter is on the dinner table,” said my grandmother. I knew it was coming, and I went to the dinner table in haste. I could not wait to open the letter, which was sent from my parents, who were living on the other side of the earth. Inside the envelope were three pages of a hand written letter in Chinese and several photos of my parents with my siblings. The first ...
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Jared Diamond's: A Natural Experiment in History Essay

Whether or not you are a good farmer has not as much to do with your skills as it has to do with your location. If your community will flourish or die also depends on geographical luck. And the development of your society, how much you can advance your tools also has to do with where you happen to be located on the map. “Why is it that you white people developed so much car...
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Character Analysis- Rainsford

In America, there are over 23 million hunters. Throughout history hunting has been a favorite pass time for America, and most of the world. To be a successful hunter, much expertise is needed. The necessary skills required, such as endurance, ability to quickly make decisions, and a sharp eye, are presented in Richard Connell’s story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” when a famous ...
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" The Negative Effects of Child Abuse"

Do you think that you could walk a mile in the shoes of an abused child? Kids have been abused are mentally and physically hurt. Many kids are more closed about their lives. The purpose of this essay is to show how kids who have been abused do not live a comfortable life. Kids that have been abused are mentally and physically hurt; therefore they may develop disabilities suc...
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