Memorials Essay (1).pdf - Rogers 1 Abby Rogers AP Lang Comp Ms McNally Why Memorials Based on the terms of the novel I do agree with the statement made

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Rogers 1 Abby Rogers AP Lang & Comp Ms. McNally August 27, 2019 Why Memorials? Based on the terms of the novel I do agree with the statement made by Deo that “remembering is not going to benefit anyone.” However, today memorials and monuments serve and importance historically, personally, and nationally. The main purpose of many memorials and monuments we have today is to remember tragic or important events in our history. In New York, for example, the Statue of Liberty is an important part of our American culture. Its purpose is to serve as a beacon of hope for those coming to America to seek freedom and refuge. Many people from around the world come to visit this statue which is considered New York City’s icon, but again it is a symbol of freedom. The statue affects people's lives in each of their own individual ways. To me, memorials and monuments do serve a benefit to people. They come in many different shapes in sizes with different meanings. Graves, for example, are a more simple but deeply meaningful monument for many people. When I go and visit my Great Nona’s grave it
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