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Waiting Games Essay Examples

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Review of Bruce Hart's Novel Waiting Games
In the novel, Waiting Games, by Bruce Hart, Jessie struggles to listen to her heart. Jessie is a thirteen-soon-to-be-fourteen year old girl who begins to develop into an attractive young lady. She began taking guitar lessons and she started to fall for her instructor, a sixteen year old guy named Michael. As Michael gave Je...
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A Review of The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, takes place in Panem, which rose from the ashes of North America. Panem consisted of thirteen districts until District thirteen was destructed. After the destruction of the district, the Treaty of Treason was signed and the Hunger Games began. The Hunger Games was intended for the ci...
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Negative Effects of Video Games Have on Children
Video games have been a part of children's life for the past few
decades. Video games are almost second nature to modern children, and
they are very comfortable playing them. Video games will turn
thirty-eight in 2011. The industry that started with Pong is now a 10
billion dollar industry a year. These days, video games ha...
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Overview of Online Role Playing Games
Have you ever had an idea for a story but could never find a way to put it on paper? Have you ever wanted to share your ideas and writing pros with the rest of the world, but did not want to write a book to do so? Maybe you have a creative mind and have wanted to express your ideas while sharing them with others who will ap...
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Negative Effects of Violent Video Games
It all started when I walked into a room and saw the back of a head with headphones muffled tight over the ears. I stood there and watched as the young teenager wiggled his way to the edge of the couch. He lunged forward, backward, to left, and to the right. I thought he was on 3D on a roller coaster ride from all the su...
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How Violent Video Games Can Affect a Child's Development
Attention! Parents are you aware that violent video games can effect your child’s development. Violent video games have been around from the start. From the 1970s with the arcade game Space Invaders, to the 1980s with Atari’s battle zone. Violent video games can harm you child’s health, behavior, and social skills. Parents...
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Do Violent Video Games Influence Players to Become Violent?
Violent crime fell sharply in America in the 1990’s just as the use of video and computer games was taking off. So what’s all the fuss about? The debate over homicidal video games can be traced back to 1976 when the video game Death Race was released. The object of the game was to run over screaming “gremlins” with a car, a...
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Violent Video Games and Children
With video games being marketed towards a younger audience and
increasing in graphic violence, psychologists have been studying to see
if it has an effect on their mind. Games in this era have not been as
immersive and detailed as compared to its predecessors when graphics
only consisted of pixilated violence with little to...
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Are Violent Video Games a Threat to Our Society?
Since the early 1980's, video games have become part the newest target for activists looking for a reason. Most proponents in the argument for games state that games are an expressive medium, and opponents of the gaming industry state that games are a serious threat to our society and thus should be the subject of massive r...
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A Comparison of the Ancient Olympic Games and Modern Games
INTRODUCTION Today, the Olympic Games are the world's largest pageant of athletic skill and competitive spirit. They are also displays of nationalism, commerce, and politics. These two opposing elements of the Olympics are not a modern invention. The conflict between the Olympic movement's high ideals and the commercialism...
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