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Essay / Other

February 05, 2015

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In the mid-eighties, snow-thrower manufacturing firm Toro, launched a promotion where purchasers of snow blower could refund a part of their purchase in the event that the next winter was characterized by modest snowfalls. The amount of money that was refunded was related to the amounts of snowfall thus putting… Read More

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An alternative ending to Orwell's 1984. It's a happier ending than the original and Winston gets to stick to the man. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

February 27, 2014

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Welcome to a world, where robots do all the work, and people spend their time setting world athletic records, and discovering new breakthroughs in science. When strange colors appear in the sky, people are forced to take action. Red in the morning. Green in the afternoon. And purple at night.… Read More
Comparing totalitarian governments and Orwell's 1984. Using evidence from the novel and our US government. Incorporating outside conflicts in North Korea and validating found data. Read More
My essay focuses upon the consequences that can arise if genetic engineering in the human race was mainstream. With modern technological advancement, the bio-ethical concerns regarding this field are one of the most debated topics of today. This essay examines the future implications of genetic engineering in society and its… Read More

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George Orwell's Perspective gives the reader a very brief historical background regarding the state of technology at the time 1984 was published. It then describes a parallel to our current state of technology with the state in Orwell's time. Given George Orwell predicted the current abuses of technology the essay… Read More

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A glimpse into a fictional ( possibly ) future pondered upon and written about by many. My take on a short spin of the concept of a slaver-ish society and what it means to be different Read More
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age, determined to find his proper place… Read More
Originally my AS creative writing coursework, it is the opening chapter of a sequel to 1984 by George Orwell from Julia's perspective. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 29, 2011

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Comments: 1

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A MAN IN A POLICE STATE. Read More
This is a reading response to "Love in Action" by Thich Nhat Hanh. Read More
An Open Book Response Question was: "By the end of the novel, who has "won the battle": Winston or Big Brother? Specifically, how has the victor achieved his victory? What, specifically, did the victor accomplish? Provide direct evidence for your assertions." Here is my actual answer Read More

Book / Other

November 16, 2010

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My first completed novel, 'The Psychonaut,' is a psychedelic dystopia surrounding the spiritual transformation of Spherix Dueling, a chemist working for a massive pharmaceutical conglomerate in a polluted, post-apocalyptic future world. Read More

Poem / Other

February 18, 2010

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a poem about 1984 the book written by George Orwell. this is my first poem posting on here so sorry if it sucks. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 23, 2010

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A development of thought, the two narrators' confusions and chaos as they become orderly and they become blind to the past. Written as a correlation between Animal Farm and 1984 by George Orwell. The first stanza is written from the perspective of Winston from 1984, the second stanza from the… Read More

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The sad sad story of love gained, grown and lost. Riddled throughout with doubt that the love was ever true or meant to be. This was written as an assignment. It relates to Winston and Julia's love affair from George Orwell's 1984. Read More

Poem / Fan Fiction

January 23, 2010

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Discusses the confusion, limitation, and unequaled love for a dictator.Was written as a relation between George Orwell's 1984 and his Animal Farm. Just for the record: I am not a fascist. This is written from the characters' perspective and therefore embodies their blindness and willingness to follow. Very simple poem… Read More

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A poem of our times Read More

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Got the idea while Reading 1984. Bout a man who tries to start a revolt in a government controlled society. I plan to re-edit it later so this is more like a rough draft. Read More

Short Story / Humor

September 22, 2008

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Paté is a Luxury Meatloaf Read More
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