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  • The Story Behind The Nazi Gold

    The Story Behind The Nazi Gold

    The Story Behind the Nazi Gold Nazi Gold: Hard currency looted from treasuries of countries occupied by the Axis powers during World War II. Ingots consisting of gold melted down from the teeth of murder victims and weddings bands and jewelry. About two thirds of an estimated $660 million ($7.8 billion in today's dollars) in stolen Nazi gold passed through Switzerland during the war. And like any sharp businessmen with hot goods, the Swiss disposed

    Essay Length: 585 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 24, 2010
  • The Story Of An Hour

    The Story Of An Hour

    In Kate Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour," there is much irony. The first irony detected is in the way that Louise reacts to the news of the death of her husband, Brently Mallard. Before Louise's reaction is revealed, Chopin alludes to how the widow feels by describing the world according to her perception of it after the "horrible" news. Louise is said to "not hear the story as many women have heard

    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 24, 2010
  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    The movie takes place in the West Side of New York, in the late 1950s.The Jets are a teenage gang of American boys determined not only to check but to destroy the growth of Puerto Rican population and influence on their block. They are opposed by a Puerto Rican gang, the Sharks, led by Bernardo. In the entirely dance sene, the members of the two rival gangs provoke each other. A fight breaks out

    Essay Length: 714 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 10, 2010
  • The Story Of An Hour

    The Story Of An Hour

    "The Story of an Hour" By Kate Chopin "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin describes the thoughts and feelings that are depicted in a single hour of the life of Louise Mallard after hearing that her husband has been killed in a railroad accident. As the story begins we are told that Mrs. Mallard is afflicted with a heart condition so the news of her husband's death is broken to her gently by

    Essay Length: 885 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 19, 2010
  • A Short Review Of The West Side Story

    A Short Review Of The West Side Story

    One of the things that first struck me about the play was that the characters believed they lived a good life. I saw the exact opposite. The good life is shown through success, success through a career, education, goals, and love, or at least we are brought up thinking so. The gangs only had one another and without the support of that gang, these boys/characters would not exist as individual human beings. The Jets did

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 29, 2010
  • Vietnam War Vs. Greasy Lake War In T.C. Boyle's Short Story "Greasy La

    Vietnam War Vs. Greasy Lake War In T.C. Boyle's Short Story "Greasy La

    Sudden and Ironic events that happen to the narrator in T.C. Boyle's short story "Greasy Lake" are the same type of events that in an instant will change a person forever. The ironic circumstances that the narrator in "Greasy Lake" finds himself in are the same circumstances that young people find themselves in when fighting war. The viewpoint of the world that the narrator has, completely alters as certain events take place throughout the

    Essay Length: 1,150 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 30, 2010
  • A Story

    A Story

    A story about Chinese spirits From Classical Chinese Talkes of the Supernatural Summary: In this story Huang Yuan wakes up one morning to find a black dog guarding his house and acting like it belonged there. So Huang took the dog hunting with him and his friends. When they saw a deer, Huang let the dog loose but the dog ran too slowly and they were not able to catch the deer. Then the dog

    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 1, 2010
  • Relationship Between Stories

    Relationship Between Stories

    The Relationship between Stories and Their Sources Most authors use some type of source when writing a story. The source could be religious, scientific, or something else that is inspiring to them. Even great writers such as Shakespeare had a source in which their stories came from. The source can be used for many different purposes. A certain author may use a source to show different parallels between two stories or to show similarities between

    Essay Length: 1,904 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: October 5, 2010
  • Golan Heights: A Storied Past, An Unpredictable Future

    Golan Heights: A Storied Past, An Unpredictable Future

    The Golan Heights: A Storied Past, An Unpredictable Future Situated just north of Lake Kinneret overlooking the Huleh Valley in Israel and the Al Raquad Valley in Syria sits a plateau, which rises to between 700 and 1,400 feet above sea level and is perhaps the most strategic piece of land in the Middle East, depending on one's perspective. (Jewish Virtual Library, 2001) The antiquities left behind by the Romans, Turks, Greeks, and Mongols, just

    Essay Length: 3,158 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2010
  • A Love Story (Six Degrees Of Separation)

    A Love Story (Six Degrees Of Separation)

    A Love Story (Six Degrees Of Seperation) Chapter 1: Intro Surrounded by chaos, he entered a new life. A life where he felt he could be free and relaxed. He questioned a lot of things and he was really skeptical about certain people. He was taught always be cautions of those you encounter. With that in mind at times he found himself distant from others. As the years went by he slowly changed and he

    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 12, 2010
  • A Story About Seeing Nofx

    A Story About Seeing Nofx

    On November 26th I went to the Stone Pony in New York to see another of my favorite bands, NOFX. NOFX is a punk-ska band. Punk meaning fast paced drumbeats and quick singing and ska meaning a song played with trumpets. The band members are Fat Mike (vocals, bass), El Hefe (guitar, trumpet, vocals), Eric Melvin (guitar, vocals), and Erik Sandin (drums). The one thing I found out there was that El Hefe sings a

    Essay Length: 810 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 14, 2010
  • Anna's Story

    Anna's Story

    Anna's Story "My life is so depressing," I complain to my boyfriend. "They have prescription drugs for that," is his ever so compassionate response. "I think I'm going through mid-life crisis," I tell one of my coworkers. "Can't be," she replies. "You're not old enough." Wait a minute. Am I the only one who thinks the phrase "mid-life crisis" is a blatant misnomer? It seems to be intrinsically flawed. For one thing, it implies a

    Essay Length: 331 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 15, 2010
  • Heroic Story - Apostle Paul

    Heroic Story - Apostle Paul

    Somewhere around 63 - 70 A.D., under Roman law, Luke the Apostle tells us the story of Saul. Saul would later be known as Paul after a change of lifestyle and belief. During this time, Paul was a Pharisee - a "high and mighty" member of the church that believed the Christian movement was dangerous to the Jews. This was the fuel to Paul's fire as he mercilessly persecuted Christians. Also in this period

    Essay Length: 614 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 15, 2010
  • Poverty: The Untold Story.

    Poverty: The Untold Story.

    Poverty? Do you know the meaning of this word. I am sure you think you do. However is it possible to understand the meaning of poverty if you have never endured it. Poverty is different for many people. Everyone has a different definition of the word, everyone looks at those who endure it in a different light. To many those who endure poverty are lazy, stupid , or insane. This is not the case.

    Essay Length: 649 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 20, 2010
  • Sacrifice Of Love In The Story Of Ramayana

    Sacrifice Of Love In The Story Of Ramayana

    Duty has the regular definition of a moral or legal obligation, a responsibility, or a task or action that someone is required to perform. However, in the context of the story of Ramayana, duty, or dharma, has a more specific interpretation. Dharma is a set of laws or principles carried out with the purpose of creating social and religious order in the society. In this story of Ramayana, many times this duty conflicts with other

    Essay Length: 923 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 26, 2010
  • The Story Of Ben Carson

    The Story Of Ben Carson

    The Decisions of Ben Carson Throughout his life Ben Carson faced many trials and tribulations. All of which forced him to make life altering decisions. Going from a "disturbed" child and adolescent to an outstanding surgeon society would think Dr. Carson made the right choices, but along the way Ben wasn't so sure. One of the important decisions Ben was faced with was in the tenth grade. He had to decide weather or not he

    Essay Length: 833 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 28, 2010
  • Smoke City: A Story Of Redemption

    Smoke City: A Story Of Redemption

    INTRODUCTION The 21st century is an age of environmental awareness. We have commissions and agencies that measure our pollution in minutiae level parts per million. There is study after study of the affects of not only elemental health pollution, but also mental health pollution. Although there is no doubt of the importance of this era of hyper-awareness of this movement, it is a new phenomena in the spectrum of history. In the United States, a

    Essay Length: 2,529 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: October 30, 2010
  • History And Its Story

    History And Its Story

    Amy Reading notes PC, pages 129-141 The Civil and Religious Wars Ð'* 9 civil wars in the last four decades of 16th century France Ð'* The feudalistic nature of the religious wars in France, and the tensions between centralization and localism were important Ð'* The Huguenots didn't fully decide to fight until Catherine de Medici had them drug from their beds and murdered on St. Bartholomew's Day Ð'* They were always fighting each other until

    Essay Length: 469 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2010
  • The Story Of An Hour

    The Story Of An Hour

    Analysis of "The story of an hour" In "The story of an hour" Kate Chopin tells the story of a woman, Mrs. Mallard whose husband is thought to be dead. Throughout the story Chopin describes the emotions Mrs. Mallard felt about the news of her husband's death. However, the emotions she felt were not over come by despair or by sadness, they were something else. In a way she was relieved more than she

    Essay Length: 792 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2010
  • Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    I've always believed in ghosts and spirits. Perhaps it was because it amused me, or perhaps it was because I've been stuffed with ghost stories ever since I was old enough to comprehend them. I've been around a lot of people who grew up in remote areas of the world. You know, the place where electricity doesn't exist, and running house water is just a myth. Well, anyway, I've heard many ghost stories from them,

    Essay Length: 1,927 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2010
  • Story Of An Hour

    Story Of An Hour

    Story of an Hour Kate Chopin's the "Story of an Hour" includes a vast amount of literary devices. Irony, foreshadowing, personification, imagery, symbolism, metaphor and repetition are some of the major literary techniques used by Chopin within this short story about a woman named Mrs. Mallard. Although the story covers only one hour in the life of the main character, the use of these various literary techniques present the theme of the story to the

    Essay Length: 882 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 2, 2010
  • Story Of An Hour

    Story Of An Hour

    This short-story revolves around what goes through a person's head when informed that a close family member has perished. However, I wouldn't say that this is the theme of the story, which I'll get back to. Louise Mallard is a young, yet married woman who suffers from heart trouble, and that's why her closest relatives feel that they have to break the news to her as gently as possible. Immediately after hearing the shocking news,

    Essay Length: 453 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2010
  • Sex Story

    Sex Story

    Do you want a sexually transmitted disease? Do you want to drop out of school? Do you want to get pregnant when you're a teenager? Didn't think so! Well what would your parents do if they found out you had a sexually transmitted disease? Is having sex worth changing the rest of your life? Sexually transmitted diseases can do that. 25 % of kids will have a sexually transmitted disease before they graduate. 8 out

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 4, 2010
  • Plagiarism Prevention And Detection

    Plagiarism Prevention And Detection

    Running head: Plagiarism Prevention and Detection Korey C. Whitley University of Phoenix Online July 18, 2005 As you are aware, plagiarism is an increasing problem on college campuses, in many cases as an apparent direct result of the Internet's ability to provide access to not only large amounts of information but also entire research and term papers. Not all of the downloaded papers lead to plagiarism, but many do. The age-old issue of plagiarism has

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2010
  • Love Story

    Love Story

    I was born into a non-Christian family. We thought we were Christians, because we used to go to church on Sundays. But we didn't know about the Bible verse that says we must be "born again" if we ever want to see the kingdom of God (John 3:3). Even if we'd heard it, we never stopped to think about how we could get "born again". I got a job in a music store. Christine was

    Essay Length: 573 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 7, 2010

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