Spoonful of Sugar: The Necessity of Lying

“A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.” Incidentally, this phrase from Mary Poppins applies accurately as a solution for many onerous situations when dealing with the art of lying. Lying is conventionally considered immoral and a necessary vice to avoid. However, in certain scenarios, lying may prove to be benevolent for finicky situations that are strenuous to ex...
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English Colonization in the New World

The English were a majority of the settlers in the new world. They were split into the Northern, Southern and Middle colony. Because they were raised differently in England, the actions and feelings they expressed contrasted greatly. Economically, in their government, and with their relationship with others, they are unique. The Chesapeake colonization was different from Ne...
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Analyzing the Necklace

“The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant tells of a selfish wife, a problem-solving husband, and consequences. The wife, Mathilde Loisel, is not content with anything she has: her clothes, her jewelry, and not even her loyal husband. The story begins with M. Loisel opening a letter inviting him and his wife to a party. Rather than celebrating, Mathilde freaks out about...
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On Love

Personal pronouns are never used by me when writing analytical texts, as I always try to keep myself as distant from what I am writing as I can, so that rather than taking the form of a fiery opinion, the writing in question can be shaped as a reasonable, well supported argument. Yet, in this case, I utterly refuse to discard personal pronouns, for such impersonality would no...
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Good Job Strategy

Many people struggle over friendship, love, school grades, homework, and much more. But nobody really says much about how much the businessman and businesswoman struggle with their company. Businessmen and businesswoman always try to get more out of their business and even though there’s many ways to do that, the best way is to get a good job strategy. Every company needs a ...
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Remembrance

Maya Angelou captures the essence of Michael Jackson and mourns for his loss in her lyrical poem, “We Had Him.” Angelou paints a portrait of Jackson’s talents and his creativity. Angelou expresses the mourning and the shock that Jackson’s fans experience due to his passing.Not only does she reflect on Michael Jackson’s life, she delineates the cycle of life and death. Rememb...
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Outside the Bell Jar: A Biography on Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath, a ground-breaker in women’s literature, showed the world that she was not afraid to pursue topics otherwise deemed “unacceptable” in the early twentieth century. Plagued by depression and anxiety, her writing proves that mental unbalance plays no part in developing groundbreaking work. While Plath was surrounded by walls and boundaries her whole life, she manage...
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Why Stand We Here Persuaded?

In Patrick Henry’s “Speech in the Virginia Convention,” he uses the persuasive techniques of parallelism and rhetorical questions as an attempt to persuade the colonists to fight for liberty against the British. The first device Henry uses is parallelism, which is the use of the same grammatical structure when expressing an important message or idea. Using this device grabs ...
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The Twister

“Indiana had 72 tornadoes in the year 2011” (“Homefacts”).Every year Indiana and other states in the midwestexperience huge tornadoes that cause mass destruction.The tornadoes leave a lot of people homeless and with nowhere to go. Some people lose their lives because of them. It’s important to know what a tornado is, how it forms, and the things to do to prepare. What is a ...
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To Be or Not to Be: Destiny and Fate in Frankenstein

Destiny, known as “a predetermined course of events often held to be an irresistible power or agency,” is quite omnipotent (Merriam-Webster). While the power of destiny is not tangible, strangely enough, it causes people around the world to act in ways they would not. Ironically, it also prevents people from acting at all.Whether it be lack of responsibility, laziness, or fa...
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