Here, George has a valid, enforceable contract and should be put in the position he would be in had the contract been fully performed. Had the contract been fully performed George would have his booth he contracted for on Main St. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. An injured party may recover consequential damages per Hadley v. Baxendale if they are foreseeable at the time of contract formation and they are a result of the Defendant’s breach. Here, it is foreseeable that George would spend money, time, and effort into building or buying his bird houses to sell at the fair every month and therefore his expenditures would be considered in this instance and the Defendant did breach the contract; Therefore, George should be compensated for his consequential damages.
He uses "a spree" word to mean that, seniors are just running wild and that they can do whatever they can do while, "Mardi Gras" means that seniors are into festivities and always partying. H thinks that seniors do nothing but celebrate their last days of high school by partying. What will happen if schools really do shorten high schools for students? "But what also might happen is that the education process,if it was shortened and compressed some might help kids
Historical Interview With Stella Richardson By: Chase Silver Presented to: Prof. Bob Mathisen American Thought & Culture 1:00 3/1/2013 “God has watched over me all my life, I have been saved from some incredible experiences and I feel very blessed because of that” -Stella Richardson. My Grandmother was born in 1932 in Portsmouth, England, which was one of the major seaports for England at the time. When World War II began my Grandmother was only six years old but even being how young she was at the time she is still able to recount about what it was like to grow up in a war infested Europe and nightly bombings. The first and only question I had to ask my Grandmother was where she was born. My Grandmothers father was a tailor and owned two businesses in the town, one of which had an apartment above it, and that is where my Grandmother lived up to the start of the war.
“The Lottery” conveys a darker, societal, ceremonious sacrifice in order to keep tradition, but “The Gift of the Magi” projects sacrifice through selfless love and genuine care for another rather than self. In “The Lottery’s” exposition, Jackson plants us in a seemingly average, peaceful community gathering in the square on the date of what civilians call “the lottery”. The reader perceives, by the author’s tone, that “the lottery” spoken of is similar to that of the twenty-first century in which the chosen wins something of value such as money. The reader also learns that “the lottery” is an annual event that has occurred for many years, a tradition to the people of the town. The story continues and we learn that the lottery is based from families, the head of which is the one to choose from the pot.
Alexis Nicholas WRT 102.31 Textual Analysis 2 Religious Symbolism in The Lottery According to Shirley Jackson, “The Lottery” discloses one of the most essential components of mortality and reveals the custom of how all the residents obey to the ritual of a human sacrifice. The tradition of the lottery is equivalent to religious rituals because it is passed on at an early age and the society barely questions it. By using symbolism, Jackson uses objects, names and the setting to suppress the exact significance and intent of the lottery. Religious customs are passed on to children at an early age, just as tiny Davy Hutchinson is taught about the lottery before he will apprehend the events that will later take place. Together children and
The Basics The film does a superb job of quickly and clearly setting up a quite complicated world and concept – i.e. that 12 districts were once at war with the capitol city of Panem, and after losing, were forced into submission. As a reminder of the war and what they have all overcome “together,” the districts are forced to participate in a yearly lottery (called a Reaping) which selects a young boy and girl to participate in The Hunger Games, a battle of survival and strength in which only one of 24 will emerge alive. The film achieves this through several smart decisions, including some simple text at the opening, a created “film” about the history of Panem and the 13 Districts (now 12) that is shown at The Reaping, some dialogue between characters, and newly created scenes within Panem, such as two characters narrating the games like any sportscasters. It’s very well handled and easy to follow.
“When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.” Chinua Achebe was one of the first to really understand not only tradition but the human race as well. In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, Chinua’s form of tradition is put into play. Every year, each town comes together and picks many slips of paper at times, finally reaching one person. The person chosen is stoned to death. Different forms of tradition are widely followed by a variety of people, although they may not know why it is being followed.
Winning the lottery is the most universal dream in the world. The everyday person has a complete plan ready for what they will do with their winnings when they hit it big. A trip to Ireland, paying off your student loans, or funding your parent’s retirement would be so much easier with those few lucky numbers. For most of us, our vivid daydreams of one day hitting it big are rudely interrupted by the bill collectors calling our phones. Although suddenly coming into a large amount of money is seen by most as the key to happiness, such outlook could not be further from the truth.
After working all summer and saving my money up I finally had enough money to buy my classic dream car, at least I thought I did. Once I arrived to purchase my dream car, I immediately knew it was for me. The car unfortunately cost more than I had saved. The seller and I made a mutual assent with a signed contract stating that I would pay the remaining amount within the next 3 months; though the contract may not have been truly valid in regards to public policy. It did contain the three requirements consideration, capacity and legality.
I grew up just years before the dawning of a brand new millennium, the “Y2K”, and the supposed ending of the world. My generation, which is known as “the 90’s” just may be the most popular, (okay, so I’m biased!) Those of us who grew up during this decade are known as 90’s kids. I was brought up during the time of the “old” Nickelodeon, Spice Girl lollipops, the Goosebumps book series, Tales from the Crypt (my favorite show! ), solving all problems with the best 2 out of 3 in “rock, paper, scissors”, Discovery Zone in Hudson Mall, and watching Saturday morning cartoons on the old WB 11 television station.