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Comparison of Snakecharmer and In the Snake Park - Comparison of Snakecharmer and In the Snake Park    There are many methods available for poets to utilize in creating a desired effect. They may take a number of different approaches to enhance an aspect of their poetry. Both Snakecharmer, by Sylvia Plath and In the Snake Park, by William Plomer show how the poets take advantage of different techniques to illustrate the world of the snake, and draw us into it. Plath using diction and Plomer using imagery, both describe the snake in order to establish a mood for their poems....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 825 words
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Snakecharmer and In the Snake Park - The poem, “Snakecharmer”, is a poem that conveys an underlying theme of power and control, as represented by the snakecharmer, through the nature of the snakes and their relationship with the snakecharmer. There is no consistent rhyme scheme to the poem, and almost all the stanzas in the poem have run-on lines to the following stanza. The effect these create is a general atmosphere of inconsistency and disorder. The run-on lines also place an emphasis upon the last word of the stanza and the first word of the following, helping the poet impress upon the reader the significance of words such as “river”, “tongues”, “snakes”, “shapes” and “rules”....   [tags: essays research papers] 1436 words
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Facts about Canada´s Park - Park Information • Established on May 9th, 2003 by Parks Canada • Located in British Columbia in the gulf islands • 33 square kilometres over 16 islands. • 40th reserve of the 43 in Canada • Spread across 15 islands and many islets and reefs in the northern reaches of the inland • Rocky shorelines and steep headlands. • Park was made to protect the unique eco-system, which is rich in its healthy plant life and diverse animal life Landform • Part of the Cordilleran region • underlain by folded and highly faulted sedimentary rocks • This specific area of BC is seismically active overlying a tectonic subduction zone • Glacial ice as much as a mile thick carved the landscape over two glacia...   [tags: shore, animal, park, activities] 519 words
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Restoring the Everglades National Park - The Everglades national park is one of the largest American national parks that cover 1,506,539 acres of saw grass marshes, tropical hardwood hammocks, pine rock lands, mangrove forests, fresh water lakes, saltwater and fresh water marshes. The Everglades is home to many rare, threatened and endangered species. According to (UNESCO World Heritage Convention, 2011) “These include the Florida panther, snail kite, alligator, crocodile, and manatee.” The Everglades is also home to many different species of birds and reptiles....   [tags: Ecology ]
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Grand Teton National Park - Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. It is approximately eight hundred and fifteen miles, or a thirteen hour and ten minute drive, from Boise City, Oklahoma. Grand Teton offers a multitude of attractions, some of which are located in a quaint town only five minutes from the national park. With its ski slopes and hot springs in the winter, and its scenic hiking trails through the pristine and natural beauty of the mountains, there is something for every member of the family year round....   [tags: Wyoming parks]
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How to Parallel Park - ... If another car pulls up just behind you, maintain your position and keep on signaling. Sometimes you might have to wave the driver behind you to go around if they have not realized you are trying to park. Warning: It is recommended to maintain calm because sometimes the driver behind you may be an impatient person hooting at you all this time. Maintaining calm is important because being hurried by other driver means that you are not totally composed to execute this task. Step 3: Line up your vehicle with the already parked car in front of your desired spot Do not get too close on the side of the car so that you do not scrape it when making the next move....   [tags: instructions and recommendations]
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Kings Park in Perth, Western Australia - Kings Park in Perth, Western Australia is similar to Singapore’s Botanic Garden. There are a lot of greeneries and it has a beautiful scenery as well. Kings Park is a place where families would go for a picnic and the locals would go there to relax. In addition to that, there are war memorials build around Kings Park. They also have an Aboriginal Art Gallery and they organise free guided tours where professional tour guides will take you around the park and talk to you about how certain parts of the park came about and how was it related to the Aboriginal people....   [tags: Aboriginal traditions, family cultural places] 604 words
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Yellowstone National Park - ... During the 1850's to 1870, the miners of Yellowstone helped to publicize the region with not much more credibility than their trapper ancestors. In 1863, Walter and his party set out to scout through the Yellowstone to find gold. Even though the party was equipped with prospector tools and no survey equipment, his party made many new discoveries including Shoshone and Lewis Lake he also published the first map of the Yellowstone area. By 1870, gold fever was gone and the great Yellowstone expeditions began....   [tags: tourism, services, wyoming] 948 words
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Cosby Park - Cosby Park The Great Smoky Mountains is one of the most famous parks in the United States. The park is known for its beautiful mountains and streams, clean air, and frequent rain. My local part of the park is Cosby, located in the Great Smoky Mountains eighty-two miles west of the East Tennessee State University campus (www.nps.gov.grsm.prcoscg.htm). The park is a wonderful, activity-filled stop for any student wanting to get away for a few days. The drive to Cosby passes by quickly because of all the interesting sites along the way....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]
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The Psychology of the Serpent in D.H. Lawrence's Snake - The Psychology of the Serpent in D.H. Lawrence's 'Snake'       Less than 17% of the world's snakes are poisonous and less than half of these are dangerous to man. The risk of death as a result of snakebite is, in fact, lower than the risk of being struck by lightning (Pinney 138). Nonetheless, cross-culturally and throughout the world, the snake is an object of fascination, fear, and respect for humankind. The serpent is a source of symbolic speculation, as it appears in myth, dream, literature, and religion....   [tags: Lawrence Snake Essays]
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The Silences in Mansfield Park - The silences in Mansfield Park reveal the nature of each character. Fanny’s silences reveal her inner self, the core of morals. They reveal that while Fanny looks like a timid, frail being but inside she possess a set of principle that are unyielding to any outside force. Through her silence, Fanny becomes the selfless conscience of Mansfield Park. Fanny is strong-willed in her steady continual silence. She is sole unmoving thing in a fluid, ever moving time. Fanny grew up in a large, ever-growing household, where quiet was so hard to come by....   [tags: Mansfield Park, Jane Austen, silence]
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False Advertisement of the Theme Park Schlitterbahn - Many people enjoy theme parks as a family event or just to get away from work. How does one find out about a theme park though. Many find out about theme parks through advertisements through the internet, television, or even through ads or promotions. When Schlitterbahn opened it had big promotions and swarmed the media. It seemed like an amazing theme park and I was excited to travel and spend some off time in a new park. Although, Schlitterbahn advertisements and Schlitterbahn the park is the same thing, the major rides, the minor rides, and background theme in Schlitterbahn advertisement look more appealing....   [tags: park, advertisement, rides, construction] 690 words
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Conservation Biology in Yellowstone National Park - ... This habitat is home to nearly 60 species of mammals including bison, bears, elk, deer, pronghorn, mountain lions, and wolves. These mammals and many others, along with the parks flora, create the ecosystem that is enjoyed every year by visitors from all over the world. However, due to many political pressures and misconceptions, the ecosystem has been modified due to human impacts. Starting in 1914, the U.S. Congress appropriated funds to be used for the purposes of destroying wolves on public lands in an effort to protect the current elk populations (Frank, 2008)....   [tags: gray, wolf, park, populations, decline] 2126 words
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The American Dream in The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse - In the United States there is an idea many pursue called the American dream, which differs from person to person. The American dream according to americanradioworks.publicradio.org is “a revolutionary notion: each person has the right to pursue happiness, and the freedom to strive for a better life through hard work and fair ambition”. Yet it has been said there is no real definition of American dream, instead it merely proves that it has an unconscious influence in American mentality (Ştiuliuc 1)....   [tags: The Madonnas of Echo Park]
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Kallang Riverside Park: Outdoor Activities Analysis - The Kallang River is the longest river in Singapore and it flows via the Marina Channel into the Marina Barrage a dam (Cornelius, V., 2008). According to the researchers from the (National Parks Board, 2009), the Kallang riverside park located on the side of this river which holds many recreations and sports activities such as fitness equipment and jogging and cycling tracks marked with distance markers. This cycling tracks leads down towards the Esplanade Park which is one of the oldest parks in Singapore....   [tags: cycling, kallang park, cycling tracks]
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Observation Assignment at a Park - Observation Assignment at a Park Hayden Park was an interesting place for a Freeze-Frame assignment. For those who have not heard of a Freeze-Frame, it is simply sitting in one spot for 15 to 20 minutes observing ones surroundings. So to continue, at first glance, Hayden Park is a typical Valley of the Sun type park. Most of these typical parks have grass, picnic tables, some trees, and usually some sort of sports availability such as a basketball court or soccer field, or both. In addition, the parks also have pleasant surroundings....   [tags: Descriptive Park Essays Papers]
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Women's Education in Mansfield Park - Women's Education in Mansfield Park       In Mansfield Park, Jane Austen presents three different kinds of formal education for women. Two of these have the ultimate goal of marriage, while the third is, possibly, as close to a gentleman's education as a woman's could be. Although there is some overlapping of these three types, each one is, basically, embodied in one of the major female characters -- Maria Bertram, Mary Crawford, and Fanny Price -- to show the follies and the triumphs of each....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]
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The Snake - Joseph Campbell, who became the most famous scholar of world religions, because of his book, The Power of Myth. In his studies of world religions over his long career, Campbell discovered powerful and often repeated ideas that imbue all the religious traditions of the world. He found that the stories we call myths were at one time, or is still, a part of all religions and represents attempts to answer pretty much the same fundamental questions. What makes these myths powerful is that they are so basic to all human questing....   [tags: essays research papers] 1672 words
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The Character of Mrs. Norris in Mansfield Park - The Character of Mrs. Norris in Mansfield Park    For any character there are three main ways of learning about them. Firstly, how the character themselves thinks and behaves. Secondly, how other characters respond to the character. Lastly, how the author discusses the character is very revealing. Each of these views of Mrs. Norris is provided by the author. Mrs Norris is only related to Mansfield Park through her sister, Lady Bertram. While she may not have managed to make the affluent marriage that her sister did, there is no doubting her love of money....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays] 1124 words
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Man Against Nature in Jurassic Park - Man Against Nature in Jurassic Park     "The world was made for man to conquer and rule, and under human rule it was meant to become a paradise" (Ishmael 82). Much like this evolutionary mythological theory, the movie Jurassic Park tells a tale of man's attempt to rule over nature. Through the movie's description and imagery, the viewer perceives the arrogance of humans to control nature, and the consequences and failures of this flawed intention. John Hammond, park creator, uses state of the art technology and ideas to recover dinosaur DNA, fill in missing gene caps, and breed the previously extinct animals to exploit his accomplishment....   [tags: Jurassic Park Essays]
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Mansfield Park’s Fanny Price - Jane Austen’s novels are recognized for their competent heroines. From Elizabeth of Pride and Prejudice to Anne Elliot of Persuasion, Austen’s heroines are independent, indomitable, and intellectual. Mansfield Park’s protagonist Fanny is viewed in the eyes of countless readers as weak, quiet, and even snobbish. Yet when her accomplishments in the Bertram household are taken into account, Fanny reappears as a deeper figure. Fanny Price, though reserved and sullen at times, aptly presents herself as a determined and ethically sound character in a family marked by wanton behavior....   [tags: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park] 476 words
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The Importance of Home and Family in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park - The Importance of Home and Family in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park      "They were a remarkably fine family...and all of them well-grown and forward of their age, which produced as striking a difference between the cousins in person, as education had given to their address." (Austen, 49)  Within the first few pages of Mansfield Park, Jane Austen implants in the minds of her readers the idea that contrasting and conflicting environments are the forces that will decide the heroine's fate.  Austen's own home and family influenced her life, writing, and the creation of the homes in her novels, and in turn, shaped her heroines....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]
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The Search for a Home in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park -        Jane Austen's Mansfield Park is a novel obsessed with home and family.  It begins a story of one family, three sisters, and quickly expands to a story of three families, the Bertrams, the Prices, and the Norrises.  Family upon family is added, each one growing, expanding, and moving until the novel is crowded with characters and estates.  An obsession with movement creates an overall feeling of displacement and confusion.  Fanny Price is moved from Portsmouth to Mansfield and then back to Portsmouth and back to Mansfield....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]
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Sexuality and Desire in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park - Sexuality and Desire in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park        In a letter to her brother dated 1814, Jane Austen boasted about a compliment she had received from a friend on her most recent work, Mansfield Park: "It's the most sensible novel he's ever read" (263). Austen prided herself on creating literature that depicted realistic characters and honest situations, but perhaps more importantly, she strove to create fiction that was moral and instructional as well as entertaining. So what does sensible say about the sexual....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]
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Character Development in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park - Character Development in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park Character: the combination of emotional, intellectual, and moral qualities distinguishing one person from another. Character is a very important part of the human make-up. It is something that time matures and experience sharpens. It is the invisible blueprint of our souls, and only a lifetime can produce the full potential of one's character. Thus, how does an author develop a character to its fullest potential when there are only so many pages to be filled....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]
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A Cat, a Dog and a Snake - ... William is a Black Racer snake with cold eyes that have the color of dead night. Well, let’s see how this fight totals up. This fight between Cat, and Dog was not going to end. Their rivalry was growing immensely ever since they met. They were willing to wreck the whole entire house just to fight one another. The curtains were so torn up that they could have been used as a replacement for sewing material. Well when Dog tried to bite Cat he ended up biting one of the male human's brand new shoes that still had the crunched up balls of paper inside them however, dog didn’t mind though, he did love the taste of the brand new dark, leathery, shoes and the brand new smell either....   [tags: Plan, Trio] 776 words
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Snake Handling, a Pentecostal Pastime - ... Pentecost is the celebration of the instance in the bible where the flame of the Holy Spirit came down upon the disciples of Jesus while they were meeting together in a secret room. The Holy Spirit overtook the minds, bodies, and souls of these men, and allowed them to speak in tongues. During today’s Pentecostal services, people are invited to dance, jump, scream, sing, clap, or do whatever they need to do to let the Holy Spirit ring through their bodies. Serpent handling gives people the opportunity to take up serpents into their hands, and let the Spirit come through them....   [tags: modern Christianity, religious beliefs]
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Amusement Park Physics - Missing formulas A new era in theme parks and roller coaster design began in 1955 when Disneyland ushered in the new era of amusement park design. Disneyland broke the mold in roller coaster design by straying from the typical norm of wooden roller coasters; thus, the steel tubular roller coaster was born. Disneyland’s Matterhorn was a steel tubular roller coaster with loops and corkscrews, which had never been seen before with the wooden coasters. In addition to the new steel tube roller coaster, the new coaster design also proved to be the most stable, allowing for wilder designs....   [tags: physics theme park roller coaster] 1043 words
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The Snake: Iago in Othello - ... Of course, the audience and Iago know that Desdemona will never marry Roderigo, no matter the amount of the money. She is not the type of person who would marry for money. Despite that, Iago manipulates Roderigo’s feelings for his own benefit. In Act 2, Iago is a deceptive person. He is able to effortlessly pretend that he loves Cassio, even though he is plotting to get him fired. There is a part of Act 2 of Scene 3, where a brawl has just taken place between Cassio and Roderigo. Cassio is made drunk by Iago; Roderigo takes advantage of this and picks a fight with him....   [tags: revenge, evil, manipulative, cunning] 1242 words
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Overwatering and Snake Plant - Introduction If your thumb is everything but green, growing a snake plant (Sansevieria spp.) can be ideal, because it require minimal care and is hard to kill. Also referred to as mother-in-law's tongue, this African native grows erect, sword-shaped leaves and is hardy to U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 12. (See References 1) Although easy-to-grow, there are still some problems that can effect the growth of your plant. Too Much Water One of the main problems that snake plants face is overwatering, which can result in root rot and the decline of the plant....   [tags: sansevieria, temperature, appearance] 557 words
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The Eastern Indigo Snake - ... to northern Argentina. This species has eight known subspecies. Two of which are in the U.S. : the eastern indigo, with a scientific name of D. c. couperi, and the Texas indigo, which it’s scientific name is D. c. erebennus. Population Status The Eastern Indigo Snakes’ population has been slowly declining. They have been endangered since 1971. By the time an Eastern Indigo Snake is three to five years old, they are mature and will begin to reproduce. During the winter is when mating season, between November and January....   [tags: taxonomy, population status] 735 words
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Jurassic Park - Jurassic Park The story of Jurassic Park was written about fourteen years ago by a man named Michael Crichton. His book has now evolved into three movies of Jurassic Park I, II, and III. Steven Speilberg has taken the story of Crichton is transformed it into one of his action packed, suspense thrillers. The first main theme that makes the story of Jurassic Park is its setting. The setting is a huge factor in the understanding of the story. The story takes place on an isolated island off the coast of Costa Rica that has become a theme park exhibiting prehistoric dinosaurs....   [tags: Jurassic Park Dinosaurs Movies Essays] 753 words
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Bad Families in Bel Kaufman's Sunday in the Park - Bad Families in Bel Kaufman's Sunday in the Park   When first read, Bel Kaufman's "Sunday in the Park" seems to be a story about two families in a public park; one family is good and likes to avoid conflict, and the other is a more hostile family consisting of a father and a son, who both seem to be bullies. There are clues in the story, however, that can lead readers to change their opinion about which family is bad or good. Although I was unsuccessful in finding any critical articles to support my thesis about "Sunday in the Park," I believe that there is enough evidence in the story to suggest that my interpretation of the story is a valid one....   [tags: Sunday Park Essays Kaufman Papers] 962 words
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Spatial Rhythm and Poetic Invention in William Carlos Williams' Sunday in the Park - William Carlos Williams was fascinated by the ways in which living organisms and inert matter occupy space--how they move in it, or cannot move, are cramped or allowed to roam freely--and how the space inside organisms and matter is charted, perceived, and manipulated. Williams's preoccupation with actual space in the material world is paralleled by his formal experimentations with the placement of words on the page. "Without invention nothing is well spaced" (P 50), Williams writes at the beginning of "Sunday in the Park," raising the question, what does "well spaced" mean for Williams....   [tags: Williams' Sunday in the Park]
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Re-viewing Summer: the Way to Highland Park, A Selection From A Walker In the City - Kazin's Summer: The Way to Highland Park Sitting on the marble steps of the old, traditional American church, I began to feel cold. Two oriental lions, carved out of old white marble, surrounded me. Their faces were mean, and they seemed to be staring at something. As the beasts remained perfectly still, tiny creatures – black ants and brown bugs –very busily walked on their backs. As I looked around from my cold spot on the step, I could see an old, brick house. This house was like none other on the block....   [tags: Kazin Summer Highland Park]
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Review of Snake by D.H. Lawrence - Review of Snake by D.H. Lawrence Vocabualry: *Carob-tree: a red flowered tree originally in the Mediterranean area. * pitcher : tall, round container with an open top and large handle. * flickered: moved * mused : think about * bowel: bottom of earth * perversity: offensive * log: tree trunk * clatter: v. loud sound of hard things hitting * convulsed : violent movement * writhed: to twist and turn in great pain * paltry: worthless Background : D.H....   [tags: Papers] 1491 words
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Explication of Mary Oliver’s “The Black Snake” - In Mary Oliver’s poem “The Black Snake,” the narrator contemplates the cycle of life with the unpredictability of death. Mary Oliver’s work is “known for its natural themes and a continual affirmation of nature as a place of mystery and spirituality that holds the power to teach humans how to value one’s life and one’s place” (Riley). In the poem, The Black Snake, the narrator witnesses a black snake hit by a truck and killed on a road one morning. Feeling sympathy for the snake, the narrator stops, and removes the dead snake from the road....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Reflection on John Steinbeck's The Snake - Reflection on John Steinbeck's The Snake "The Snake" is a short story written by John Steinbeck. It tells about a biologist, Dr. Phillips and a mysterious woman. One day while Dr. Phillips was doing an experiment on starfish, a woman with black came into his room mysteriously. She came to him just wanting to buy a male rattlesnake from Dr. Phillips, the biologist. And then she asked Dr. Phillips to feed the male rattlesnake a rat so that she could watch the whole process. Then at last the women left him and never came back again....   [tags: Reflection Essay] 1794 words
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Eyes in Steinbeck’s The Snake - Eyes in Steinbeck’s The Snake Eyes, both human and animal, appear as a predominant motif in John Steinbeck’s “The Snake.” Eyes serve not only a descriptive function, but signify two different modes of looking. One mode, embodied by Doctor Phillips, is scientific; the other, embodied by his female visitor, is bestial. Doctor Phillips uses sight to exert control over his environment; the woman’s way of looking proves more powerful, however, by achieving a truer understanding of the irrational impulses that govern the natural world....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1167 words
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To the Snake by Denise Levertov - In the poem 'To the Snake'; the author Denise Levertov use several writing techniques to portray money and gambling. She uses syntax, sound imagery, color imagery, figurative language, and symbolism to represent money and gambling. Symbolism is used cleverly throughout the poem to depict a number of things that would take numerous readings to see. Throughout the poem the sentences are structured so that every other sentence is indented, with exception to the first two and the last four. In those sentences not indented the author chose to make every other sentence shorter so that the ends were uneven....   [tags: essays research papers] 1092 words
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A Sunday in the Park - ... The sun in the sky began to lose its warm light, as clouds drifted over its rays. The sudden change in temperature caused Morton’s hair to stand on end. Morton stared into the man’s eyes with a look of helplessness. As the man advanced towards him, Morton’s wife expected the worst. She shielded Larry, and covered his eyes, as she didn’t want her child to witness his father beat to a pulp. Morton closed his eyes, and clenched every muscle in his body. Morton was prepared to take multiple hits from the man....   [tags: personal narrative] 775 words
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A Classroom in the Park - ... Place-based education is a learning system that captures the students’ ingenuity and advances environmental protection and local engagement. Place-based education makes the learning process exciting to students by using the resources from the community to focus on “hands-on, real world learning experiences that challenge students to learn and solve problems.” (http://www.antiochne.edu/anei/cpbe/) Place-based education takes students deep into their communities to participate in projects that emphasizes the student’s gratefulness for nature and for their community....   [tags: place based education] 770 words
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Snake Charmer: A Life and Death in Pursuit of Knowledge - ... While anyone can have a dangerous life passion, the ones that excel at theirs are often naturally gifted. The gifted ones often do not know they have a specific talent until interaction stimulates their interest. In the book Snake Charmer: a life and death in pursuit of happiness, the protagonist of the novel, Joe Slowinski, is motivated to pursue herpetology only when it offers a challenge to his life. “Yet when that prairie rattlesnake, roused from its cool slumber under a rock, flew at Joe and sank its fangs into his flesh; releasing a debilitating dose he experienced the most exhilarating, viceroy challenge to his life so far,” (James 45)....   [tags: risk, dream, goal, passion] 681 words
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Snake Charmer: a Life and Death in Pursuit of Knowledge. - Everyone has an achievement, an end goal, they wish to accomplish during their lifetime. The fortunate have found their passion and will pursue it as long as they live. For some, the passion which they wish to pursue is a risky one, full of danger and chance. However terrifying it may be to the general population, these dare-devils charge their goals anyway, risking life and limb to accomplish their dreams. This begs the question at hand, is a risky life passion worth pursuing if death seems probable....   [tags: kiteboarding, risk, passion] 670 words
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snake bites - snake bites Bob was walking in the woods one day when his life was put in great danger. He had just stepped over a log when he felt a sharp sting on the back of his leg. He looked down and saw two small puncture wounds on his leg. The stinging sensation instantly went throughout his body and that was when he saw a snake still laying beside the log he had just stepped over. Bob had many questions running through his head. He didn’t know what to do. He didn’t know if the snake was poisonous. Bob began to panic....   [tags: essays papers] 2400 words
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The Freeway Park - The Freeway Park is a significant historical landscape as a masterwork of functional space structure and new land-use for American cities. It brings to mind the time after the post-war and shows great design was built above the highway at that time. The spectacular features of the park make a recreational facility in the area. It is one of the best examples of the architectural freedom, expressed in repeated elements and multilevel elevation, which form particular blocks with functional zones and architecturally united, and the rich greenery....   [tags: Historical Landscape, American Cities]
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The Park - The Park Standing in the corner of the park, a giant stands watch over everything and everyone. Cars can be seen, smelt, and mostly heard as they rush by trying to get somewhere in time. The air here seems to be the purest possible, until another old car screams by showing a fraction of the impurities present. There is a swarm of insects in the opposite corner from the giant, racing around at insane speeds. All the while, a lone crow watches, waiting for a chance to try out his wits against the bugs....   [tags: Short Stories Nature Statues Essays] 1217 words
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Emotions in the poem Snake by DH Lawrence - Snake by DH Lawrence In Snake, Lawrence tells of a confrontation with a snake he had at his water trough. This poem is actually based on an incident that occurred to him and obviously reflects his feelings and emotions. Lawrence was honored by the snakes presence, but was also afraid. “If you were not afraid, you would kill him”, he said to himself. He simply waits for the snake to finish drinking its water, and then throws a log at it to scare it away. After doing so he immediately regrets doing it because he missed a chance with one of the “lords of life.” Throughout the poem Lawrence illustrates his point about strife and the clash of opposites....   [tags: essays research papers] 569 words
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