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Unsung hero

Defining the word hero is difficult. The dictionary states that a hero is any person admired for courage, nobility, or exploits, especially in war. For most people, the definition of hero is left to interpretation. Some people believe a hero is an exceptional athlete, but others think it is the local cop that made the …

Crefew

Five years ago I graduated from high school. I felt like I was finally free of the rules that parents enforced while I was in school. Example of my parents rules are no playing till after homework is done and curfew on school nights. After all, I just finished twelve years of school and deserved …

Abigail Adu

English SpeechBiographies and Autobiographies “I say to you today, even though we face the difficultiesof today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream that is deeplyrotted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation willrise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We …

An Analysis of Six One Act Plays

Hard Candy is a one act comedy about hiring practices for Banff Enterprises. It is set in the offices of employment at Banff Enterprises. The interesting part of the play is that every character that applies and gets hired takes over the job of the previous interviewer. I found it to be a very humorous …

The stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the

Round Table have been told for many centuries. These tales represent the gold age of chivalry and honor. The knights in these stories never intentionally harm the innocent and almost always obeyed their code of honor. In the story of Gawain and the Green Knight, however, even Gawain violates a few of the rules. I …

Employee Privacy Rights In The Workplace: Protecti

ng InformationEmployee Privacy Rights In The Workplace:Protecting InformationEmployee Rights violated in the workplace have caused major lawsuits in the state of Texas. Many employees information is not safeguarded; a lot of information is open to the public. There are a lot of web sites where anyone can access and get information some of these sites …

Citizen Kane

The classic masterpiece, Citizen Kane (1941), is probably the world’s mostfamous and highly rated film, with its many remarkable scenes, cinematic andnarrative techniques and innovations. The director, star, and producer were allthe same individual – Orson Welles (in his film debut at age 25), whocollaborated with Herman J. Mankiewicz on the script and with Gregg …

The Odyssey

Throughout vast journeys of many heroes, no other hero had a more complex journey than Odysseus. This journey is called The Odyssey, written by Homer. It is an epic poem or story told of a hero name Odysseus on a 20-year voyage trying to get back home from the Trojan War. The great epic poem …

Landslides

Causing $1-2 billion in damages and more than 25 deaths per year, landslides are a major geologic hazard, caused by earthquakes and floods.Although, landslides are generally not as exciting or costly as earthquakes, major floods, tropical storms, and other natural disasters, they occur in more expanded places and may cause more property damage than any …

Anthony Karl Ruda

E101Engineers: The Builders of TomorrowComputer technology is altering the form, nature, and future of the American economy.(McConnell, 3)Computers of today has grown and evolved with time. From the very first ENIAC computer to the Pentium Processors of today, computers have come a long way. ENIAC was as big as a boxcar, as complicated as an …