"Killing the Mockingbird" is an essay that highlights historical and contemporary efforts to ban Harper Lee's classic book. The paper was presented for the 2008 Big Read Project on behalf of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities at three Virginia libraries.
This is my last essay/memoir under the category of My Old Professor. It basically concerns my struggle with his teachings. Up next is the category of existential considerations, considerations that have helped me survive a rather risky lifestyle.
This the first assignment for my creative writing course that I am auditing online. It's purpose is to use sensory discriptors to describe a place that is important to me the author. I have blended this with a historical perspective, concerning my city of residence, as well.
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A review of the Victorians attitude to Irish indigents and ingrates .
the ethnic cleansing as articulated by Punch Magazine .
The naked xenophobia of the Victorians
The Irish attitude.
The legacy of the Victorians and their predecessors .
The New Jerusalem , where the Savior Jesus Christ would ...
Perhaps one of the most pervasive inventions of human society has been television. Ever since its creation almost eighty years ago, it has become a major part in and of our lives; allowing us to see many historical events such as the moon landing, the Civil Rights Movement, the fall of the Berlin...