Category: English Composition

<p>Dear Journal,</p> <p>It felt good to have the hard road under my feet again. Nobody thought of danger, everyone was cheerful today because it was Saturday, market day in Penrith. The overwhelming crowds gave a rather uncomfortable feeling at first, but once I reached the center of town, the narrow streets broadened and there was room for everyone on the big town squares!</p> <p>Exciting strangers…

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<p>Castle Life</p> <p>Supported by the brawn and taxes of the peasants, the feudal</p> <p>baron and his wife would seem to have had a comfortable life. In many</p> <p>ways they did, despite the lack of creature comforts and refinements.</p> <p>Around the 12th century, fortified manor dwellings began to give</p> <p>way to stone castles. Some of these, with their great outer walls and</p> <p>courtyard buildings, covered around…

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<p>I. Ernest Hemingway's tough, Terse prose and short, declarative sentences did more to change the style of written English that any other writing in the twentieth century.</p> <p>II. Ernest Hemingway has had many great accomplishments in his historical life but just one event has hardly sticks out from the rest. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in…

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<p>ESSAY: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</p> <p>Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn depicts a boy struggling against the beliefs of a hypocritical society. The author has Huck go through many harsh experiences to develop his theme. Mark Twain's theme of the individual versus society in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is developed through Huck's experiences of imprisonment, cruelty and inhumanity on the shore, which contrast with the…

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<p>Musicals, horror movies, martial-arts films. These genres all have a respected place in the history of the modern cinema. But exactly what is the "Eighties Teen Movie"? Why have these films not established themselves in the hearts and minds of movie historians? Many seem to doubt that it is a distinct category. However, serious analysis reveals that Eighties Teen Movies are every bit as distinctive…

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<p>to their being a couch potato. On the other hand, people who incorporate physical activity</p> <p>into their daily lives can be considered an exerciser.</p> <p>With today's technology it is very easy for a person to become a couch potato.</p> <p>Many occupations, including going to school, involve hours of sitting. People drive</p> <p>everywhere, ride elevators, and hire others to do physical work around the home. It</p>…

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<p>Joe Henderson</p> <p>8-29-97</p> <p>The Pain of Death</p> <p>When I awoke one evening with voices in my head, it was about 3:00 am. I noticed that outside the sky was a reddish black, and there were voices that seemed to come from the street. I decided to take a look outside and see what was going on. As I stepped outside, I noticed a strange putrid…

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<p>A Greatly Troubled System</p> <p>October 27, 1998</p> <p>The formal education system used in today's schools is greatly troubled indeed. We are oblivious to the hundreds of thousands of students oppressed by tyranny that encapsulates our schooling system. From homework and grades to the progression of school; schools need changes. This system stands waiting, while the talents of many young men and women are exposed to…

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<p>Cause and Effect Essay.</p> <p>Intoxication isn't necessarily a negative thing, but rather a pleasant as</p> <p>well as popular state of being. An intoxicated person can be a "good drunk"</p> <p>or a "bad drunk". If the drinker consumes the right amount, of alcohol, he</p> <p>will have no unpleasant after-affects. When intoxicated, a person can be a</p> <p>very social and pleasant person, it also decreases your shyness…

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<p>Eternal Seeds</p> <p>The table lies abandoned and neglected suffocating fresh blades of grass.</p> <p>The blistering sun's arms chip away at the decaying paint. The only</p> <p>attention it receives is from a colony of black ants which infest the</p> <p>cracks and crevices. This splintered wooden table once had a life, when</p> <p>it provided rest under the shadow of an umbrella made of orange tree</p> <p>leaves, where…

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