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  • Agatha Christie: Queen Of The Mystery Genre - 1,400 words
    Agatha Christie: Queen Of The Mystery Genre Agatha Christie: Queen of the Mystery Genre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller of Torquay, Devon, England. Researchers debate on the year in which she was born, but it was September 15 in either 1890 or 1891. Her father was an American who lived with his British wife in Torquay. At the time, her parents did not realize that their daughter would one day become a famous English author, writing an insatiable amount of novels and plays. Her focus was mainly on the mystery genre of literature. She was married two times, and bore one daughter by her first husband. In 1971, five years before her death, Christie was given the ...
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  • And Then There Were None I Recently Read A Mystery Book By The Name Of And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie I Read Thi - 487 words
    And Then There Were None I recently read a mystery book by the name of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. I read this book because I have read other books by Agatha Christie that were pretty well written. Ten people are invited to an island, called "Indian Island",by letters that were signed by people they had met before. When they got to the island, they found out that their host, U.N.Owen, had not arrived yet. At dinner, they heard a voice, accusing each of them of a murder, which they were all guilty of. After one of them is killed, according to the first verse of a poem that is framed above each of their beds called "Ten Little Indians", they figure out that the murderer is o ...
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  • Building A Mystery Song Analysis - 1,066 words
    Building A Mystery Song Analysis It is apparent that female music in Canada is a growing industry, and plays a very controversial role in Canadian society. Canada is a land of many ethnic backgrounds and an extremely diverse culture, one of the best ways to express culture is through music. Sarah McLachlan has enjoyed worldwide success with the album Surfacing, and more recently Mirrorball. The album titled Surfacing was released in 1997 and features a song called Building a Mystery. Building a Mystery clearly exemplifies the incorporation of many important musical elements to create a widely accepted song. In the application of a few distinct components, the listener can gain a broader unde ...
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  • Dialogue Story, The Ginger Ale Mystery - 496 words
    Dialogue Story, the Ginger Ale Mystery "So Hans, how was your day today?" said Miguel. "Not all too well," said Hans with despair. "I broke a string on my violin today at the orchestra." "Broke a string eh?" said Miguel. "Did you see it in time?" "No, no one told me until after the performance. Damn, I wish people weren't so intimidated by people who are blind." said Hans. "Yes, I can relate. Hmmm..... Your violin you say? How would you like me to take it off of your hands?" said Miguel, with a hint of interest in his voice. "What? What could YOU possibly give me for my prize Stradivarius violin?" screamed Hans. "Well, we could make a little wager." Miguel was now full into the violin. "I am ...
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  • Dialogue Story, The Ginger Ale Mystery - 496 words
    Dialogue Story, the Ginger Ale Mystery "So Hans, how was your day today?" said Miguel. "Not all too well," said Hans with despair. "I broke a string on my violin today at the orchestra." "Broke a string eh?" said Miguel. "Did you see it in time?" "No, no one told me until after the performance. Damn, I wish people weren't so intimidated by people who are blind." said Hans. "Yes, I can relate. Hmmm..... Your violin you say? How would you like me to take it off of your hands?" said Miguel, with a hint of interest in his voice. "What? What could YOU possibly give me for my prize Stradivarius violin?" screamed Hans. "Well, we could make a little wager." Miguel was now full into the violin. "I am ...
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  • Dialogue Story, The Ginger Ale Mystery - 496 words
    Dialogue Story, the Ginger Ale Mystery "So Hans, how was your day today?" said Miguel. "Not all too well," said Hans with despair. "I broke a string on my violin today at the orchestra." "Broke a string eh?" said Miguel. "Did you see it in time?" "No, no one told me until after the performance. Damn, I wish people weren't so intimidated by people who are blind." said Hans. "Yes, I can relate. Hmmm..... Your violin you say? How would you like me to take it off of your hands?" said Miguel, with a hint of interest in his voice. "What? What could YOU possibly give me for my prize Stradivarius violin?" screamed Hans. "Well, we could make a little wager." Miguel was now full into the violin. "I am ...
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  • In His Article Bernard Cooke States That To Say Human Love Is Sacramental, Implies That It Is A Mystery Of Personal Presence - 370 words
    In his article Bernard Cooke states that "To say human love is sacramental, implies that it is a mystery of personal presence." Basically what he means by that is, we rely on God in our relationships even thou we might not even realize it. The deeper the love or friendship is, the more God works on that and gives the couple his grace. It starts out very simply when we meet the other person and actually like and enjoy being with them. That is the first sign of Gods work, of being together. Obviously if you dont like somebody you are not meant to be together and there is no motivation from either side, which basically means: Lack of Gods presence. The second step to the whole mystery would def ...
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  • Mystery And The Study Of The Unknown Has Always Fascinated - 855 words
    Mystery and the study of the unknown has always fascinated people. The search for truth in the "uncomprehensible" has led to many controversies. Some believe in the "supernatural", while others simply do not. Both types of people obviously have their own reasonings for believing or disbelieving in it. There are numerous world famous mysteries that are still controversial and remain"unsolved" to this day. Some of these mysteries include the Loch Ness Monster, the Abominable Snowman, and the Bermuda Triangle. The Loch Ness Monster is a legendary animal that supposedly resides in the depths of Loch Ness, a long narrow lake situated in rural Scotland. Stories concerning the monster date back to ...
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  • Rasputin: The Man, The Mystery - 1,500 words
    Rasputin: The Man, The Mystery Rasputin: The Man, The Mystery Introduction Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin is known as the Siberian Mystic Healer, whose life has been retold numerous of times and almost each time it is told it is retold in a different way. Since Rasputin lived in a civilization not that advanced, little is know of his first forty years of life. So most information on the man are normally from stories families have passed on. Some say he is a holy monk with great powers, on the other hand he may be known as a phony with a false connection to God. The Beginning Rasputin was born between 1864 and 1865 in his own home of Pokrovskoe. It is now known as Tiumen Oblast. It is located in ...
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  • The Mystery Of Edwin Drood By Charles Dickens - 1,618 words
    The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens It has often been remarked that woman have a curious power of divining the characters of men(75). This quotation from The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens reflects the opposite of what a typical Dickensian society is supposedly based upon. In this standard society, the plot would be based around the life of a dominant male. Although the title reflects a male name, the movement in the novel is directly related to the exploits of a particular character, Rosa Bud. Fondly called Rosebud by her peers, she is the apple of every mans eye and the envy of every womans. She takes control in the plot not because she evidences forceful or masculine ...
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  • The Phenomenon Of Bipolar Affective Disorder Has Been A Mystery Since The 16th Century History Has Shown That This Affliction - 1,735 words
    The phenomenon of bipolar affective disorder has been a mystery since the 16th century. History has shown that this affliction can appear in almost anyone. Even the great painter Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have had bipolar disorder. It is clear that in our society many people live with bipolar disorder; however, despite the abundance of people suffering from it, we are still waiting for definite explanations for the causes and cure. The one fact of which we are painfully aware is that bipolar disorder severely undermines its victims ability to obtain and maintain social and occupational success. Because bipolar disorder has such debilitating symptoms, it is imperative that we remain vig ...
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  • Timothy Epistle - 1,455 words
    1 Timothy Epistle "Charge to the Timid Timothy" The author of this letter is Paul, as stated in the salutation (1:1). The evidence in the writing also supports the belief Paul as the author; especially in the way he greets the receiver in his letters, and the close relationship between Paul and Timothy. One of the supporting sources in the church history is found in Theophilus of Antioch, which dates back to 180 A.D. which confirms Paul is the author. The letter was written to Timothy, Paul's "true son in faith" (1:2,18). We first learn about Timothy in (Ac 16:1-3), where we find out that his mother was Jewish and his father was Greek. In 1 Timothy Paul desired that the disciple travel with ...
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  • 1960s - 413 words
    1960S The 1960s were the age of "sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll." People had a new outlook to life. Women began wearing shorts, skirts, and clothing they normally did not wear. Almost anything was permissive. There was a full-scale sexual revolution. Decriminalization of homosexuality was prevalent and sex education was now allowed to be taught in schools. By taking the mystery out of sex (by learning about it), it will not be detrimental to society. Television shows also started including sex in hopes of lowering STDs and the birth rate. In 1963, birth control was developed and was known as "Katy bar the door." In the early 1960s, movies, books, and plays took on taboo subjects that intrigued ...
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  • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - 440 words
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and always had a love for the sea. He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things did not work out. Jules Verne has written many very famous books such as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five Weeks in a balloon and Around the World in Eighty Days. I have written a review on one of his most famous books 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This book combines adventure, suspense and mystery throwing in a few pieces of information about life under the sea. The book begins with some great suspense, it begins with a boat chasing a giant monster that has destroyed some huge unsinkable ships. Every time they get close to this ...
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  • The Effects Of Color On Personality And Relationships - 1,051 words
    ... nditioned to gold over a period of time. Gold strengthens all fields of the body and spirit. Black: is a color that is not used very often but it will help bring a patient to a state of grace. It will help them reach the silence and the peace of God. For example, women are more aware of color and prefer red to blue while men prefer blue to red. Elderly people have a significant preference for light colors over darker ones. People with schizophrenia tend to prefer neutral colors such as white, black, brown, and gray. People with bipolar disorder and mentally healthy individuals tend to prefer chromatic hues such as red, yellow, green and blue. Red and yellow aren't the only warm colors; n ...
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  • The Question Of Being: What It Is, Why It Matters - 1,317 words
    "The Question Of Being": What It Is, Why It Matters. Martin Heidegger attempts to answer the "question of Being" by appealing to the terminology and methodology of Dasein, most commonly defined as existence. Dasein is not simply any kind of existence, however, but an existence that is unique from all other existences in that it asks the question of existence while existing in the existence itself. In other words, one must first understand Dasein in order to understand Being because Dasein is a kind of being that is concerned about its very Being. Contrary to the popular opinion that in order to truly and clearly comprehend any phenomenon, the subject which interrogates must necessarily stand ...
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  • A Comparison Of Biographic Features In The Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby - 1,226 words
    A Comparison Of Biographic Features In The Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby Trevor Bender Mrs. Watkins AP Lit. and Comp April 12th, 2001 The writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway included biographical information in their novels The Great Gatsby and The Sun Also Rises that illuminated the meaning of the work. Although The Sun Also Rises is more closely related to actual events in Hemingway's life than The Great Gatsby was to events in Fitzgerald's life, they both take the same approach. They both make use of non-judgemental narrators to comment on the lost generation. This narrator allows Fitzgerlald and Hemingway to write about their own society. Fitzgerlald comments on the ja ...
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  • A Cry In The Night - 1,353 words
    ... his little cabin in the woods. No- one besides him was aloud there, and nobody but him and his mother had ever been there. He told Jen it was his special place to be at peace and where he felt he could work his best. Jen understood this, thinking nothing really of it. Until, Erich started to leave for days at a time. This really worried Jen, she also missed her husband. They had only been married such a short while, she just could not understand why all of this stuff was happening. When she went on a walk one day she stumbled upon something. It was a graveyard. It was the Kruegar Family Graveyard. Opening the fence she entered the little space and looked around. She scanned all the grav ...
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  • A Doll House - 1,407 words
    A Doll House Nora Perceived by Other Characters In the Victorian age many woman were thought of as mere objects. Most woman has no real social status and were not allowed to express themselves freely. A Dolls House, a play by Henrik Ibsen, has brought controversy to the conclusion in which Nora leaves her family. Nora perceived in many different ways is the catalyst that forces Nora to leave her family. Many people had found it difficult to understand how Nora could dessert her husband and children. In the Victorian Age it was not only unheard of to walk out on your loved ones but unethical as well. There are many incidents that inch by inch helps Nora come to the conclusion that she must le ...
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  • A Good Man Is Hard To Find O Conner - 1,085 words
    ... the back window. He waved. 'He didn't have any britches on,' June Star said. 'He probably didn't have any,' the grandmother explained. 'Little niggers in the country don't have things like we do. If I could paint that picture,' she said. The grandmother's pretty picture is ruined when the little boy shows his bum to her. The old women's attempt to look beyond a blatant reality and make it pretty is being mocked by O'Connor. The author has blended the line between the satirical and the lyrical to form a beauty that would not be considered a standard pretty picture. The same blending of the satirical and the lyrical occurs later in the story with the children playing with Red Sammy's monke ...
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