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The Great Chicago Fire
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The Great Chicago Fire was one of the most devastating fires in the history of the United States of America.  Death, destruction, torture, devastation, and sadness followed in the inferno's wake in 1871.  Those who bore witness... (more »)
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"Lights, Camera, Action"
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Mrs. Schultz is a wonderful person; actually incredible, if you ask anyone in MacArthur Ninth Grade High School! She is a very excellent teacher who helps her students when needed and never rejects them. Her career started when she... (more »)
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Grieving the Gradual Loss
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Throughout the classic novels of To Kill A Mockingbird and Lord of the Flies, many themes and motifs are explored through the experiences of their iconic characters. Both accounts tell of the hardships of adolescence and social injustice, but... (more »)
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The Positive and Negative Effects of Marijuana
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Marijuana is a very controversial issue with a lot of information being spread around, both for and against it. The subject of marijuana affects everyone whether they know it or not due to the millions of tax dollars that have been fruitlessly... (more »)
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An Essay on Magic
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~Magic~ Magic is something that everyone has heard of, yet not everyone believes it exists. Magic is everywhere; It may disguise itself in all sorts of different ways, like in the presence of a book series that becomes a phenomenon, or a... (more »)
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Scientific and Technological Advancements in...
By , York, PA
Many significant electronic and computer inventions that continue to play a vital role in society today date back to the 1970s. The American public was greatly impacted in various ways due to the affordability, efficiency, and novelty of these... (more »)
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Kuru and it's Effects on the Fore People...
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The practice of cannibalism has been sprinkled throughout histories across the globe, but rarely is so obvious a consequence seen as in the case of Kuru. Kuru is a neurological disease, specifically a spongiform encephalopathy, borne of... (more »)
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Harry Potter vs. Twilight
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In the past few years, two teen series have emerged out of a race for the best, and are now fighting for the gold. Harry Potter and Twilight have recently been making their ways into many debates. Die-hard fans have become determined to have their... (more »)
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Letters About LIterature Contest-Please Stop... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Dear Jodee Blanco, Everyday at 3:30 pm the end of school bell would ring, and my heart dropped to its stomach, my palms filled with sweat, and my head would pound so hard it split. I dreaded the globs of spit that hit my hair and face and the... (more »)
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The Odyssey Essay
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Homer’s The Odyssey reflects many Ancient Greek values through poetic devices and dialogue. In the epic poem, over and over again, Home continues to describe many Ancient Greek values that all people of that time should embody. He also clearly... (more »)
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Loneliness v. Solitude
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It has always been said that loneliness is a separate entity from solitude. For solitude is time spent voluntarily separate from others, while loneliness is perceived, involuntary isolation. Solitude is a choice, loneliness a feeling. Especially... (more »)
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The Hunger Games: Comparing and Contrasting This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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What would it be like if your daily needs turned into a battle to the death? If violence and obsession were much more common than usual and the government was corrupt, what would you do? Could you do anything? Imagine that was your life every... (more »)
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The Illusion of Marriage
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Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening was published in 1899 as the one of the first of its kind. It explores the mind of a woman trapped in a marriage that no longer fulfills her. Chopin astounded readers of the time with her bold presentation of... (more »)
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A "Normal" Woman
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The aspects that contribute to a woman’s identity are incalculable and complex. Leonora is an intricate character in Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier, not only as a woman, but as a wife. Her search for identity throughout the novel is... (more »)
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Lord of the Flies and WW2
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William Golding’s child psychopaths vying for power and control in the book Lord of the Flies are not as bizarre as they seem if the book’s publishing date is taken into account. 1954 was nine years after the end of World War Two, a war in... (more »)
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Wonderland This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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America is a country deeply occupied by the future. We look forward to it, make technological advances to improve it, and base our present actions on what it will look like. Tradition has become something old, a thing of the past, rather than an... (more »)
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