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  • Buffalo Bill And Deadwood Dick - 1,818 words
    Buffalo Bill And Deadwood Dick Phillips Eng. 124 Writing Assn. #1 I Cant Hear a Damn Word Youre Saying Those who deprecate the free supply of such ficticious works as the public demands, are generally in favor of the entire exclusion of fiction of a sensational cast, a course which will unavoidably result in alienating from the library the very class most needing its beneficial influence (Denning, 49). It is obvious here that William Fletcher attached more significance and importance to dime novels than most serious intellectuals did in the late 1800s. In fact, most people, particularly in the middle class, thought dime novels were vulgar and that they caused young children to imitate the ac ...
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  • 100 Years Of History - 1,762 words
    100 Years of History CURRENT EVENTS: 1945-1996 1945 On April 12 Harry S. Truman became President of the United States of America., In Washington, D.C. On August 6 at 9:15 a.m. US fighter planes dropped an Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima Japan. In Berlin, Germany on April 30, Adolf Hitler was found dead, Hitler committed suicide. 1946 On October 16 in Nurenburg, 9 Nazi war criminals were hanged for the crimes during WW II. On April 25 Big Four Ministers met in Paris to finalize a treaty with Germany, to end WWII. In Austria Queens New York, on October 22, Chester Carlos tried his experiment that is commonly known as the Xerox machine. 1947 On November 20, in England, Queen Elizabeth gets married to ...
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  • Critical Analysis Of Silence Of The Lambs - 851 words
    Critical Analysis of Silence of The Lambs Critical Analysis of Silence of the Lambs In the book "Silence of the Lambs" (Harris, 1988) the whole plot is based around three main characters. Clarice Starling is a precociously self-disciplined FBI trainee who is put into the position of trying to unravel the mind of an evil genius, Hannibal "the cannibal" Lecter, in order to find the answers needed to capture the serial killer, Jame Gumb, also known as "Buffalo Bill." The psychological background is very strong in all of the characters, lending to their believability, except for some fragile associations between the characters Lecter and Gumb. The intrigue of Gumb with moths is particularly wort ...
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  • Pony Express, Mail Service Operating Between Saint Joseph, Missouri, And Sacramento, California, Inaugurated On April 3, 1860 - 289 words
    Pony Express, mail service operating between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, inaugurated on April 3, 1860, under the direction of the Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company. At that time, regular mail delivery took up to three weeks to cross the continent. The Pony Express carried mail rapidly overland on horseback the nearly 2000 miles between St. Joseph and Sacramento; the schedule allowed ten days for the trip. The mail was then carried by boat to San Francisco. Stations averaging at first 40 km (25 mi) apart were established, and each rider was expected to cover 120 km (75 mi) a day. Pony Express riders were usually lightweight young men, often te ...
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  • Silence Of The Lambs By Thomas Harris - 1,296 words
    Silence Of The Lambs By Thomas Harris THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS The novel The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris is said to fall under the genre of psychological horror. The stories that fall under the genre of horror include a few essential elements: a villain or one seen as evil to create an initial story line. The foil is the next element; a foil is a person who tries to stop the villain from going through with the evil plan or plot. These two elements naturally lead to conflict between the two persons or groups and then from this conflict - suspense, the last element is added. Suspense is important to keep the reader interested and to keep the story line going. When psychology is added ...
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  • The Old West Has Been Portrayed Truly And Falsely Through Art, Music, And Literature From - 387 words
    The old west has been portrayed truly and falsely through art, music, and literature from the late 1800s and early 1900s up till this day when illustrated through movies. Artistic expression and communication presented the realities and illusions of the old west, some of which attracted various people there, while keeping others at home. Beginning with art, one of the main painters of these years (1860-1900) was Frederick Remmington. He painted over 2,700 pictures of the frontier. One example is Stamped by lighting. He also painted the Calvary charge on the southern planes. Remmington portrayed the west truthfully. For example, He didnt paint the Indians as savages, but as people. Another ar ...
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  • The Wild West - 1,017 words
    ... and fortune, he enlisted in the Third Colorado Cavalry under Colonel Chivington and was at the infamous Sand Creek Massacre. After the cavalry, Breakenridge became a train brakeman for the Southern Pacific Railroad and then a storekeeper in Sidney, Nebraska. In 1878, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he took the job as deputy Sheriff. He then moved to Tombstone and became deputy sheriff under Sheriff John Behan. During the late 19th Century no area in the United States was a haven and a refuge for criminals like the Indian Territory, pre-statehood Oklahoma. The jurisdiction of this territory fell to the United States court for Western Arkansas, located at Fort Smith, Arkansas. The cour ...
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  • Thomas Harris - 389 words
    Thomas Harris Thomas Harris is a man with many tallents, an a keen interest in writing. He earned a major in English, he has written for many newspapers and is most known for his second book which became a major motion picture earning 5 Academy Awards for Best Picture , Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director and Best Adapted Screen Play, Silence of the Lambs. Harris was born in Jackson Tennessee in 1940 He loved to read, he moved to Rich Mississippi at a young age so his father could persue a farming carrer. He got married but was divorced in the 1960s, by then he had one child. A daughter byt he name of Anne. At this point Harris moved to New York to became a writer for the Harold Tribune ...
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  • Wild Bill Kickok - 999 words
    Wild Bill Kickok 1. Character vs. character Wild Bill vs. Dave McCanles - David McCanles employed Bill and always bullied other people. Dave had tried many times to get Bill to fight him. A man named Horace Wellman owed Dave some money but did not have any way of repaying McCanles. One day, after Horace had come back from trying to get some money at a larger town, McCanles and two others arrived at Wellmans house, where Bill was staying. McCanles called Wellman out, but instead, got shot by Bill. The other two fled, Bill dropping one dead, and fatally injuring another, that was later found dead on a river bank. Bill was cleared of the shootings. Solution: Fight McCanles face to face. Charact ...
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