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Scene in Goodbye Lenin

In one specific scene near the beginning of the film Alexander is walking with a protest group to promote, “the idea of walking without borders.” The protest group wants East Berlin to be connected with the West. Right from the … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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Kazim Ali’s Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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“Connection”–Generational Keyword

The keyword of my generation is “connection.” Through technology, we are able to connect with anyone else in the world that has Internet access. Interactions that take place through the Internet are not the most intimate—you can’t hear what a … Continue reading

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My Generational Keyword

I think that my generation can be defined by the word contact. New technologies such as the internet and texting allow people to have constant contact with other people and sources of information. We are in far more frequent contact … Continue reading

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Chapter I

An endless train, I wondered if we were ever going to reach our destination, Black Hawk Nevada.  I felt so alone.  Mama and Papa were already so scared about our journey.  A new unknown place, with new people, a new … Continue reading

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The Shimerdas, IX, by Ántonia

The first time it snowed was wonderful. The white changed everything and it felt like a new world. On the second day, Jim came by in a wood sleigh pulled by horse. Yulka and I ran out to him. I … Continue reading

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VII: Antonia

I don’t know why Jimmy always talked to me like I was stupid. Momma used to say that it was because he “wasn’t raised right,” but Momma said that about all the Americans. She only let Jim teach me to … Continue reading

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Pgs 118-119 from Ántonia’s point of view

After Jim asks me why I can’t go to school, I explain that mother does not complain anymore about none of us helping Ambrosh; I can work like a man now, I can help him. As I was explaining this … Continue reading

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