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Hester Prynne, Huck Finn, Moses the Shepard, and Punishing Sin

With all of the biblical allusions present in literature, Moses and the Ten Commandments can be difficult to spot in a piece of writing. But, with sufficient knowledge of the story, and the stories before and after Exodus 20 can … Continue reading

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Abraham, Huck Finn, and Tests

The world seems almost too eager to throw tests at us sometimes. Will we always do what is right? Can we always do what is right? After looking at the test Abraham encountered when he had the choice to either … Continue reading

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Infographic on Jim

The 21st century skill that I used most to create my infographic was how adept I am with technology and understanding user interface. I was very quick to understand the application that I was working with, and so I was … Continue reading

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The Power of Water

The great power of water is so enormous and beyond ourselves, that everything on this planet is at its mercy. The Bible glorifies water’s power in stories such as Genesis, when God instructs Noah to build an arc to save … Continue reading

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Similarities between Huckleberry Finn and The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak

The painting The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak by Albert Bierstadt is similar to the book Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.  Both works use elements of romanticism.  A big part of romanticism is an appreciation for nature.  Bierstadt’s painting shows a … Continue reading

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George Washington and Huckleberry Finn Actually Have Something in Common

The illustration of George Washington crossing the icy Delaware River will forever be a symbol of American strength, especially during a time of hardship. This nineteenth century painting, while known by most, is not often analyzed for its potential in … Continue reading

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