NARRATOR: Desperate to fit in, Kate took extrememeasures.

The Iraqi people are suffering from Depleted Uranium poisoning, beginning with the nuclear war we waged against them in 1991 and continuing to the present time. More than any other factor, I believe it likely that this poisoning of the Iraqis in 1991 is the most important reason the Iraqis have not welcomed us as "liberators" with open arms. This poisoning is likely the motivating factor behind the determination to fight a guerilla war in the heat of the summer against a foe that, while he is superior on the battlefield, is dying slowing in the heat, being taken down by poisoning and dehydration as he fights a guerilla enemy.

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Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, possesses a similar attitude toward race relations.

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NARRATOR: After leaving her life as a supermodel, Kate Dillonspent the next two years searching for a new career to fit the person she hasbecome.

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(excerpt-Faulkner's Nobel Prize acceptance speech) Analyzing character in a Faulkner novel is like trying to reach the bottom of a bottomless pit because Faulkner's characters often lack ration, speak in telegraphed stream-of-consciousness, and rarely if ever lend themselves to ready analysis. This is particularly true in As I Lay Dying, a novel of a fragmented and dysfunctional family told through fragmented chapters. Each character reveals their perspective in different chapters, but the perspectives are true to life...

Gaines' novel, A Lesson Before Dying, it is easy to see how religion impacts the community.

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In A Lesson Before Dying, the main story line is a sad tale in which a young black man named Jefferson, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death....

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Gaines novel A Lesson Before Dying, a young African-American, Jefferson, is caught in the middle of a liquor shootout, and as the only survivor is convicted of murder and sentenced to death.

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The short story “None of this is Fair” by Richard Rodriguez was about how Affirmative Action benefited the minority making it unfair for white students to succeed.

Strenuous exercise can lead to another form of anorexia. In a 26-milemarathon, the finish line comes too soon for Jennifer Schmid.

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One of the themes in As I Lay Dying is a Human's relations to nature, Faulkner uses imagery in the sense that he relates some the character to animals....

As I sat there having completed A Lesson before Dying, I thought to myself that inner strength and faith cannot be taught, it comes from within.

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Six-point plans to avoid people on benefits killing themselves do not exist in a society that has hope for their lives. The welfare state was built on the idea of “the cradle to the grave”. Now for thousands, all they receive is help to that grave.

Narrator Grant Wiggins, of the novel A Lesson Before Dying, By Ernest Gaines, finds himself in a similar situation towards racism.

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"Dr. Asaf Durakovic, a professor of nuclear medicine at Georgetown University, is a former army medical expert. He told nuclear scientists in Paris last year that tens of thousands of sick British and American soldiers are now dying from radiation they encountered during Gulf War I. He found that 62 percent of sick vets tested have uranium isotopes in their organs, bones, brains and urine." ["Research on Sick Gulf Vets Revisited, "New York Times, 1-29-01; "Tests Show Gulf War Victims Have Uranium Poisoning," Jonathon Carr-Brown and Martin Meissonnier, The Sunday Times (UK) 9-3-02]