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Comparison of Once More to the Lake and The Grave - Comparison of Once More to the Lake and The Grave Authors often use details that evoke a response in readers to produce an effective description. Their aim is not simply to tell readers what something looks like but to show them. Katherine Anne Porter’s “The Grave” and E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake” are essays that use subjective language to illustrate the principles of effective description. Porter’s “The Grave” describes a childish afternoon of rabbit hunting that brings death close enough to be seen and understood, while White’s “Once More tot he Lake” is a classic essay of persona; reminiscence in which he recreates the lakeside camp he visited with his son....   [tags: essays papers] 721 words
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Footsteps Of Time: Eb Whites Once More To The Lake - Dombroski 1 Lisa Dombroski Prof. Harrison English 101 18 September 2000 Footsteps of Time E.B. White's essay, Once More to the Lake demonstrate his own security in consistency from growing up on into adulthood. White begins to set the stage mid way through the first paragraph, mentioning that he and his father "returned [to the lake] summer after summer- always on August 1 for one month" followed up by the fact that "has since become a salt-water man," longing to one day return to the "holy spot." This trip back to the lake brings back a great deal of memories, as if there "[had] been no passage of time." It is on this trip that White begins to realize that his son seems to possess the same enthusiasm that he did when White was a boy....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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An Analysis of Frost's Poem Once by the Pacific - An Analysis of Frost's Poem Once by the Pacific Although "Once by the Pacific" is not one of Frost's most commercial poems, that does not mean that it is not one of his best. It appears quite obvious to me by one read through of the poem that it has an apocalyptic theme to it. Frost uses the first four lines of the poem to give us a mental image of how powerful the ocean water is: The shattered water made a misty din. Great waves looked over others coming in, And thought of doing something to the shore That water never did to land before....   [tags: Once by the Pacific Essays] 808 words
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Clear Lake - I looked ahead of myself, letting my feet do the work, for a moment. The trail seemed so distant and lengthy in front of me. The blue sky filled with scattered puffy, white like cotton clouds. The long grasses tickled at my legs, which were covered with nothing more than my shorts. My boyfriend and I were on our annual hike to Clear Lake. An obviously attractive name for a beautiful body of water. Clear Lake was an icy cold from the glacier run off but after a 2 day hike up a mountain ridge it always seemed enjoyable and refreshing....   [tags: essays research papers] 1276 words
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The Channel on Lake Winona - The Channel on Lake Winona There is a small town called Boulder that is located in the backcountry of Wyoming. This spot is one of my family’s favorite vacation sites. My grandparents have built a log cabin back there and we visit it every summer. Along with visiting my grandparents, we spend a week backpacking in the mountains of the Wind River Range. Back in this area there are tons of lakes to camp by and fish. However, in order to reach the first lake you have to hike an enormous seven miles, but we take the easy way out, we horseback ride in....   [tags: Lakes Personal Narratives Wyoming Essays] 1164 words
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The Reason Behind the Flooding of Great Salt Lake - The Reason Behind the Flooding of Great Salt Lake In Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams blames a natural disaster—the overflowing of the Great Salt Lake in Utah--for the destruction of the place she loved most in the world, the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. What Williams attempts to explain, however, is that this disaster wasn’t really “natural” at all. Refuge is critiqued by some for being over-dramatized, and Terry Tempest Williams is often criticized for blaming the world and others for the loss of the bird refuge....   [tags: Terry Williams Refuge Essays] 1381 words
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What are the different forms of aid given by more economically - What are the different forms of aid given by more economically developed countries (MEDCs) to less economically developed countries (LEDCs). Explain how useful the aid is and evaluate why some aid is more successful than other aid. What are the different forms of aid given by more economically developed countries (MEDCs) to less economically developed countries (LEDCs). Explain how useful the aid is and evaluate why some aid is more successful than other aid. Hafiza Bhabha 11 JT =================== Aid many less developed countries (LEDCs) rely on aid....   [tags: Economics] 1695 words
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Life's Lessons in The Once and Future King - Life's Lessons in The Once and Future King "The best thing for being sad," replied Merlyn, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honor trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then -- to learn....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays] 1094 words
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Once - Once again football mania descends on the country as we root for our boys in Japan. Catch all things World Cup with our dedicated World Cup channel. Get the latest results direct to your mobile, keep up to date with news headlines and win fabulous prizes. And if World Cup isn't your thing, we've got a special World Cup antidote to see you through this difficult time... All this and much, much more with World Cup 2002 @ ntlworld. News (from News (from Ananova): Stephen Byers resigns Transport Secretary Stephen Byers has resigned....   [tags: essays research papers] 690 words
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Why the Ponds are Important in Crow Lake by Mary Lawson - Why the Ponds are Important in Crow Lake by Mary Lawson Crow Lake is Canadian author Mary Lawson's first novel,which is narrated by Kate Morrison, the second child in the Morrison family. A serious car accident left seven-year-old Kate, her one and half year old sister, Bo, and her two older brothers, Luke and Matt, orphans. Rather than live with relatives separately, they chose to live together and grow up. Luke and Matt made many sacrifices to support their family and they also got many helps from their community....   [tags: Mary Lawson Crow Lake] 1061 words
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Leadership in The Once and Future King - The Once and Future King     Leadership In The Once and Future King T.H. White conveys his personal thoughts on leadership through the help of Merlin, and Wart's transformations. Through each transformation Wart experiences different forms of power, each being a part of a whole idea on how a leader should act.  He must piece together these ideas for the definitive way he should rule as king.  In order to teach Wart,  Merlin transforms him into several different forms, a fish, hawk, ant, goose and a badger....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays] 972 words
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The Once and Future King - The Once and Future King The Once and Future King by T.H. White has a theme which consists of being true to yourself and your beliefs. Many characters and events in this book reinforce this idea and portray it as the main lesson. Readers are affected by learning important life-lessons throughout each chapter and book. Readers learn in the beginning that Arthur strongly believes in keeping his word. Even in Book I, when Arthur was a child, he refused to leave Hob's hawk, Cully, in the forest....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays] 441 words
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Crow Lake - ... In the prologue, Kate stated that “there is no image of my childhood that I carry with me more clearly than that” (Lawson 4). The ponds also symbolizes Kate’s childhood. Matt and Kate were able to overcome the tragedy of their parent’s death by visiting the ponds, but however, they did not survive Matt’s “disloyalty”. The ponds later developed into the scene of the crime. Kate mentions in the book “By the following September the ponds themselves would have been desecrated twice over, as far as I was concerned, and for some years after that I did not visit them at all” (Lawson 218)....   [tags: Character Analysis, Kate Morrison] 972 words
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The Lake - The Lake It was early July and my friend Chad and I decided to join his family at the lake. Chad’s family was already up at the lake, and had some extra room in the condo. So we figured, what the hell, we could go for some boating. Right. The lake the only about a two-hour drive away. We were driving in Chad’s father’s convertible sports car, so the drive was quite pleasant. We drove through twisting canyons and long straight roads going just slightly over the speed limit. We arrived at our destination at record-breaking time, which didn’t seem to make his parents too happy....   [tags: essays research papers] 705 words
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Lake Powell - Lake Powell The beauty of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah has been seen by the many who live here, and many others who come to visit. One of the central pieces of this beauty is man made product called Lake Powell. This lake was created in the 1950’s with the building of the Glen Canyon Dam. Glen Canyon then filled with water, making what is now a body of water that supplies power to 22 million people, and recreation which brings in over 500 million dollars per year. (Wilke) There are four reasons for this dam: the regulation of water flow to the Colorado River, supplying power to residents of the southwest, area water usage programs, and water sports recreation....   [tags: Nature Wildlife Ecology Essays]
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Once there Was a Village - The book, Once There Was a Village, written by Yuri Kapralov, is an autobiographical tale of his experiences living in the ethnically diverse East Village of New York City. The story takes place during the late 1960s and early 1970s and most of the events occur around Thompson Square Park-- the center of Alphabet City. Yuri Kapralov came to America after World War II, displaced from the Caucuses. He made the East Village home. In the book, he was adamant about what is the “East Village”. His description was west of Avenue A....   [tags: essays research papers] 1248 words
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Mono Lake - Mono Lake 1. Mono Lake Mono Lake is a unique body of water lying in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. For decades its water sources were tapped by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) to use for farming because the lake's high elevation would allow them to easily transport the water to the city and because the water was so saline, people believed it was worthless. The normal traits by which people judge lakes were lacking in Mono: fish could not survive in the salty water, the water was harsh to swim in because of the chemicals and salinity, the scenery was unlike other lakes because there were no trees....   [tags: Biology Science Papers]
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Gustafsen Lake - Gustafsen Lake. For centuries, the natives of Canada have been suffering damages through their land and themselves. Events such as Oka, Ipperwash, Lubican, and Gustafsen trails the racism and cruelty to the aboriginals. Land being usurped over for the use of natural supplies or accommodations, being killed and jailed for protecting their rights given bygone ago. Gustafsen Lake shows these attributes when the Secwepemc (Shuswap) was being raided by more than one-hundred RCMP officers for carrying out an ancient ritual that the sun dancers have done for more than a century....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Sir Thomas More And Utopia - Sir Thomas More and Utopia One of my favorite movies of all time is Ever After: A Cinderella Story. It is a 1998 film adaption of the fairy tale Cinderella and stars Drew Barrymore as the lead female character named Danielle de Barbarac. Danielle’s mother dies very early in her life and as a result Danielle and her father are very close. Her father remarries a baroness with two daughters. Shortly after, her father dies of a heart attack. Danielle now has very few possessions to call her own: a beautiful gown and slippers that had belonged to her mother, the loyalty of the manor's three remaining servants, and her father's copy of Utopia, by Thomas More....   [tags: Sir Thomas More] 1923 words
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Be More Chill - In the interesting novel Be More Chill, we go into the life of a typical nerd who like any other wishes to be cool and known among the popular kids. He's a tall scrawny boy with really bad dandruff and who sits quietly in class every day. Everyone talks around him thinking that he doesn't hear what he or she says and just ignores him but the truth is he hears every word. Especially a girl named Jenna who talks so much crap about her best friend to her other friend Anna. Whenever he gets made fun off in any way he has a sheet of paper in which he puts a tally next to the incident....   [tags: Be More Chill Ned Vizzini Book Review Summary] 1102 words
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Once in a While a Protest Poem - ... Although Axelrod establishes a connection to the reader, he is particular with his word choice, choosing words carefully to secure his meaning and idea of inclusion of those reading the papers and exclusion of those experiencing famine. A fine example of this would be his choice of the word “tit” instead of a kinder word like breast, then proceeding to adding appalling adjectives such as “dried-out” and “withered”(Axelrod 2, 5). The effect this word creates is dehumanization of those suffering, since “tit” often refers to the breast of an animal; making the anguish less relatable....   [tags: Literary Analysis, David Axelrod] 870 words
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It's Time to Drain Lake Powell - It's Time to Drain Lake Powell Many people know ‘Lake’ Powell as a fact of life. Since its creation in 1963, the reservoir, known as Lake Powell, is just there. Few people that are alive today have had the opportunity to see the true beauty of Glen Canyon, which rivals the Grand Canyon. Glen Canyon, equivalent to one hundred eighty river miles with dozens of side canyons, was flooded for the purpose of power and water resources. ‘Lake’ Powell also generates an enormous cash flow due to the tourism it receives....   [tags: Glen Canyon Dams Environmental Essays]
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Lake-Effect Snow Storms - Early this February the states surrounding the great lakes in the northeast were pounded by lake-effect snow storms. Some areas saw more than four feet of snow. These states are accustomed to lake-effect snow storms, but it has been some time since they last saw one of this magnitude. Some areas saw up to 140 inches in less than twelve days. The storm was accountable for 35 deaths. (msn.com 2007) States on the lee, or down wind, sides of the great lakes receive lake-effect snow every year. For some cities this can push the average snowfall up to 400 inches....   [tags: Great Lakes]
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Draining Lake Powell - Draining Lake Powell This paper explores the fight between draining Lake Powell and keeping it as is. It discusses the gains and the losses due to environmental, economical, and political issues. The bibliography uses sources from public interest publications, environmental organizations newsletters, and government publications to give many sides of the argument and many issues dealing with the subject matter. REFERENCES AND ANNOTATIONS Chattergee, Sumana. “Hill gives energy-water added money.” CQ Weekly 24 Oct....   [tags: Nature Environment Papers] 2471 words
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Cold Knap Lake - Cold Knap Lake This poem is about an incident from the poet's childhood. Cold Knap Lake is a real place near Barry in Glamorgan, South Wales. It is a Bronze Age burial site, and something of a local beauty spot. A little girl is drowned in the lake, or so it seems, but the poet's mother gives her the kiss of life, and her (the poet's) father takes the child home. The girl's parents are poor and beat her as a punishment. At this point, the poet wonders whether she, too, "was...there" and saw this (the beating, rather than the rescue) or not....   [tags: English Literature] 613 words
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Where Ceramics Once Thrived - Where Ceramics Once Thrived Watching a skilled ceramics artist shape a creation on the wheel is a thrilling experience. Under her or his hands, a spinning blob of mud grows into a work of art. It's not unusual, after witnessing such a display of virtuosity, for the audience to realize that the ware on their own kitchen shelves pales by comparison. So it's logical to ask: Is every thrown piece made the same way. By hand. Even the cheap stuff at home. Of course the answer is: No. Production ceramic ware comes from highly automated assembly lines....   [tags: essays research papers] 1346 words
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The Once And Future King - Wart and The Master Many people wish to be an animal if only for a day, just to see what it is like to be that animal. The obvious problem is that nobody knows how to turn himself into an animal. However, in T.H. White's Once and Future King, Wart has the opportunity to experience life as an animal because his tutor, Merlyn the magician, transforms him into many different animals. Of all the adventures, the most significant transformation to Wart's kingship occurs when he becomes a badger because the badger teaches Wart valuable lessons about human behavior....   [tags: essays research papers] 363 words
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once upon a midnight dreary - “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary”, is one of the most famous poetry lines in America. Edgar Allan Poe had a life most people would think of as crazy. He wrote a famous poem called “The Raven” that is very strange like most of the poems he wrote. Edgar Allan Poe had a devastating childhood and a dark life as an adult. He was born January 19,1809, under the name of Edgar Poe. His father soon abandoned Poe and his fate is unknown. When Poe was two years old his mother died....   [tags: essays research papers] 565 words
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Sir Thomas More's A Man For All Seasons - Sir Thomas More's "A Man For All Seasons" A Man For All Seasons was written about Sir Thomas More and his relationship with the more powerful members of the country in the sixteenth century. It is a recreation of history, dramatised to enhance the experience. Written in the 1960's in a world coming out of global depression, a time of peace, love and drugs, it was a thorn amongst the rose coloured glasses. When people were used to a more relaxed establishment, with much more equality than the decades leading up to it, A Man For All Seasons confronted an immoral, strict and spineless monarch that was Henry VIII....   [tags: Sir Thomas More Man All Seasons Essays] 5332 words
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No More Homework! - Do you know the reason why every student dreads the last five minutes of class more than the other seventy. No. Well, it’s quite obvious really; this is the time when homework is assigned. So why does this simple 8-letter word fill us with dread. Simple, if there was ever a more disastrous invention than the American atomic bomb it was homework. This may be defined as work specifically created to be done in the home to keep students from enjoying life outside of school. Hence, I think that it should only be assigned by a teacher in the event that it is no longer possible for students to learn in the classroom....   [tags: argument, rhetorical, rhetoric] 759 words
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Beowulf Prepares for Battle Once Again - Beowulf Prepares for Battle Once Again The section in which Beowulf gets ready for another monster begins with Hrothgar informing him of Aeschere's death. The murder has been committed by Grendel's mother who comes to avenge her son's death. This is the proper thing for her to do in this society. Revenge was of great importance in Pagan society. It was the norm to avenge a murder, especially if no wergild was paid. Hrothgar offers Beowulf additional wealth if he can find and kill the female monster....   [tags: Epic of Beowulf Essays]
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Humor White's Once and Future King - Incomplete Essay Humor in Literature Humor is an element that authors use to captivate the reader into wanting to know more of the story. Humor lightens things up in a novel and gives it the feeling of not being boring and more easily related to what readers are used to seeing. T.H. White is taking the intellectual side of comedy and applying it to The Once and Future King. White uses his tone of dramatic irony to give the reader a sense of humor in a subject that isn’t typically humorous. Throughout the novel we know something that the characters do not, one of the bigger things being Wart’s future, becoming King Arthur....   [tags: T. H. White] 451 words
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Queen Guenever in The Once and Future King - In the novel The Once and Future King, by T.H. White, the character, Queen Guenever, is depicted as a confused and lost woman in an arranged marriage. She had an internal struggle with a shameful secret, an affair with the ugly knight, Lancelot. In the time of King Arthur, women were limited to what they could do, and what decisions they were able to make. She ultimately made some wrong choices in her life, which led to the disapproval from those around her. She was in her marriage by force and had no malicious intensions, but did what she felt she needed....   [tags: T.H. White] 1053 words
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The Lake Isle - The Lake Isle There comes a point in everybody's life when a thought of a getaway from the lives we live crosses our mind. For some it's just an image that pops up and quickly disappears with its unrealistic theme and others can't get it out of their mind, dwelling about it their whole life. Although, most people do think of an escape, they don't particularly know what they want. In his poem "The Lake Isle", Ezra Pound puts down on paper the simple things he longs for in life, revealing us the picture of the milieu he wants to escape to....   [tags: Papers] 391 words
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Fire in the Lake - Fire in the Lake By Gerard Chretien English:Vietnam 2002 Prof:Morgan Shulz Twenty-eight years after publication, and 25 after the war's end, Fire in the Lake remains one of the very best books on the Viet Nam war. Sadly, Americans are woefully ignorant of the rest of the world. We have little real knowledge of our own history; but for the rest of the world's history and culture, we have neither knowledge nor regard....   [tags: essays research papers] 445 words
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More on the - More on the "I": Lesch - Nyhan Disease and Choice These last few weeks of class we have been discussing the role of the "I" function in terms of sight, dreaming and choice. Many interesting points were raised about why the "I" function exists and what its role is in controlling behavior and regulating choice. My last paper touched on some of these ideas when looking at obsessive compulsive disorder and the role of the "I" (5). I would like to return to some of these ideas with the more extreme and complex example of the self mutilation experienced by sufferers of Lesch - Nyhan disease....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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The Effects of Mono Lake's Hydrology on its Ecosystem - The Effects of Mono Lake's Hydrology on its Ecosystem Situated at the foothills of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Mono Lake has an unusual and unique hydrology that is highly influential in shaping the water chemistry (specifically the water's salinity and alkalinity) and biological life that survives there. Mono Lake is a hypersaline, highly alkaline, hydrographically closed basin in which the only natural means of water export is through evaporation. The basin itself was carved out by faulting of tectonic plates that occurred atleast 500,000 years ago....   [tags: Environment Biology Essays]
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How Lost Lake has Influenced My Life - How Lost Lake has Influenced My Life One day when I was five years old I recall my grandfather asking "Steve, why don't, you go with us to Minnesota next week?" My grandfather was a very important person to me, until he died in 1986. I spent every possible moment of my life either with him or thinking about him. Everything he loved, I loved, and vice-versa. Being bored with my present lifestyle in Peoria and excited about traveling with my grandfather, I took up his offer. After a day long car ride with my father, uncle, and grandparents, I arrived at the location that would forever influence and inspire my life: Lost Lake, Minnesota....   [tags: Observation Essays] 830 words
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Any Animal That Attacks a Human Should be Destroyed at Once - An animal that attacks a human being should not be abolished. In any type of case in law, you always have to have justification and be fair, why can’t animals have it. Most animals attack when we attack them, it might have even been an accident. In any law case, no matter high or low, you always have to have reasons for why or at least how it happened. You don’t just say to the lawyer, “That person harmed me, destroy that person at once.” You wouldn’t, would you. Animals have to be justified to our standards....   [tags: Animals Violence] 392 words
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Hack Me Once, Phreak Me Twice - Hack Me Once, Phreak Me Twice There are a few elite in our technology-driven world that possess the unnatural ability to understand and wield the power of computers. To the media they are known as hackers, threats to computer security everywhere. To the underground they are known as "console cowboys", samurais, and the last defenders of free information. To the common man they are young teenage boys that break your computer and ruin your e-mail. Hackers are not criminals or mischievous kids with no purpose....   [tags: Computers Technology Hacking Hackers Papers] 2278 words
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The Adventures at Hyco Lake - The Adventures at Hyco Lake There is no better feeling in this world than to be outdoors with nature, especially when there are numerous activities to dabble in. Often times people take for granted the sentimental value that they can experience by simply walking through a park. God created the Earth to be beautiful and peaceful, and people need to keep it that way. I have always shared a love of the outdoors with my dad and my brother. We have gone on numerous camping, hiking, fishing, and star-gazing trips ever since I can remember....   [tags: Personal Narrative Nature Green Ecology] 1342 words
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My Willow on a Lake - I grew up in a house surrounded by a flora abundant yard graced with a miniature diverse forest of elm, maple, oak, larch, birch, and staghorn sumac trees. Likewise we had a variety of shrubs: mock orange, burning bush, bridal wreath, forsythia, and pussy willow. While I no longer visit this childhood playground, over the years I have nurtured my allure to the outdoors by seeking out places that provide me with the creative energy/harmony of ch'i. Let me introduce you to one of these. The weeping willow no longer leans out parallel over Lake Sinnissippi....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 530 words
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American needs more vacation! - RE: Americans need more vacation “I really need a vacation!” Is there a more common phrase in the workplace in America today. I’m sure all of us had uttered that phrase at least once in the last 12 months. Americans are so vacation-deprived, then why is it that almost a third of the American working adults are giving up some earned vacation this year, and when they do go on vacation they still do some work by checking in with office communications, according to a Harris Interactive vacation-related poll....   [tags: essays research papers] 389 words
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A more customer oriented business - Silk & Soft Srl is a family-owned company whose field of activity is the catalog retail sales of silk textures including a home delivery service. Since it was found, in 2002, the company succeeded to form a network of devoted customers by constantly sending its product catalogues directly through mail and also offering highly qualitative materials imported mainly from Asian countries (China, India, Malaysia etc.). During the first year, the business has proved to be quite profitable because of the limited number of employees and the low level of competition on the silk textures market in Romania....   [tags: essays research papers] 688 words
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Over-consumption = More Waste - Over-consumption = More Waste The single most important environmental issue today is over-consumerism, which leads to excess waste. We buy too much. We think we always need new and better stuff. Will we ever be satisfied. There will always be something better or cooler on the market. Because we live in a capitalistic consumer culture, we have absorbed things like: “Get it while the getting’s good,” “Offer ends soon, buy while it lasts,” “For great deals, come on down…Sunday Sunday Sunday!” We, kids from 1 to 92, have become saturated with commercials like: Obey your thirst....   [tags: Essays Papers] 520 words
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Lady Macbeth Is More Ruthless - MACBETH ESSAY In life everyone has goals that they hope to attain and there are many ways that one can achieve these goals. To achieve what you desire you can either wait for time to take its toll, or take matters into your own hands and do what you have to do in order to fulfill your desires. You can attain your goal as long as you have ambition. In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth had the goal of Macbeth becoming king: to obtain this they took matters into hands and killed Duncan....   [tags: essays research papers] 1149 words
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The Life of Hannah More and The Sorrows of Yamba - The Life of Hannah More and The Sorrows of Yamba        Hannah More has been called "one of the most prolific and influential authors of her day in England" (Ford ix). This proves to be true upon analyzing her life and accomplishments in the nineteenth century. Hannah More was born in 1745 in Stapleton, Bristol, England (Hopkins xiii). Mary Gladys Jones comments on More's life and gives the description of this literary figure as "a Tory who championed the radical causes of anti-slavery and the education of the poor, a Churchwoman who attended a Dissenting Meeting House [only once] and employed Methodist teachers" (Ford ix-x)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Humans are More Alike than Unlike - Humans are More Alike than Unlike "I looked up the road I was going and back the way I had came since I was not satisfied I stepped off the road and created a new path"(Maya Angelou) Humans are more alike than unlike. Once we in America grasp this concept only than will we began to create a new path for the world we live. Many times the word diversity rings in my ear like an annoying telephone that I do not want to answer. Sometimes I feel as we are caught up in a diversity scandal: attending diversity days, diversity workshops, and taking diversity classes just to say we are trying to do something about our racial problem we have in America....   [tags: essays papers] 615 words
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Should Immigration Laws Be More Restrictive - Should Immigration Laws Be More Restrictive In any public place nowadays we can see people of different races everywhere mostly begging or asking us to buy things we usually do not want. Should immigration laws be more restrictive. Many people say this phenomenon is irreversible and that our future is that of a multiracial, multiethnic society regardless of whether laws are changed or not. However, it is clear that we must regulate immigration in some way and try to control it before it controls us....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Illegal Immigrants] 340 words
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George Wither and Sir Thomas More - George Wither and Sir Thomas More During the sixties, people divided into opposing camps, with conservative and liberal social views. Like the sixties, Renaissance England was a place and a time of severe social upheaval. A social revolution eroding the lines between social classes threatened the upper classes' monopoly on government, religion, land ownership, and trade. George Wither in an emblem and Sir Thomas More in Utopia express the contrasting conservative and liberal social views. Wither's emblem, "When each man keepes unto his Trade, then all things better will be made" (http://emblem.libraries.psu.edu/withe148.htm), displays a message of humility and acceptance....   [tags: Political Politics Government Essays] 1009 words
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More Than a Town: Ghost Towns - More Than a Town In the stark, harsh and barren desert floor lays the remains of some wooden structures. Structures that have weathered the seasons of life, the sandstorms, the blistering heat and bone chilling cold of harsh desert nights. Like lonely and silent soldiers standing guard, these remains watch time slip slowly by and leave them behind. Yet behind these weathered boards, shards of broken glass, remnants of a time long past lies more than a mere town, or what is known to most as a ghost town....   [tags: Research Paper Informational Ghost Town] 1073 words
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More Than Human, Angel Divine - More Than Human, Angel Divine "The purpose of art is not a rarified, intellectual distillate--it is life, intensified, brilliant life." --Alain Arias-Misson "I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible." --Michelangelo Buonarroti I have been very fortunate in the past few years in that I have been able to travel abroad....   [tags: Personal Narrative Art Traveling Essays] 2449 words
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More's Utopia - One of the fascinating subjects described by More was that of the social and business relations within one of the utopias. Some of the concepts he portrays could be called good in theory but could never be considered applicable in a realistic society. The social ideals he describes bind people in their own niche and provide no motivation whatsoever for developments and advancements within the group. The description in the book is one that to me conveys many of the ideas held fondly in a communist society, which as history has proven are destined for failure....   [tags: essays research papers] 848 words
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Characters of Jackson’s The Lottery and Frost's Once By The Pacific - The Characters of Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery and Robert Frost's Once By The Pacific There are many devices within the craft of writing that writers use to help them convey their messages. Among these include what characters they use and how they act, what setting they put their characters in, what types of symbols are use, and many others. They can go even farther into each section with how much information they give us, or how much they make us fill in with our own interpretation or imagination....   [tags: Shirley Jackson Lottery Essays]
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I Once Was Blind, but Now I See - I Once Was Blind, but Now I See A sunrise has the power to free us from the dull shade of night. Like clockwork, the sun rises every morning bringing golden rays of light that illuminate the world around us. It provides life to objects that surround us everywhere. The deep green needles of a pine, the crystal blue sky, or even the rich black surface of pavement all owe their color to the trillions of tiny rays that pour down from the sun everyday. Many people go about their everyday lives without even looking at the world around them....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 1899 words
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Glen Canyon Dam - Glen Canyon Dam This extended essay will analyze the rhetoric of authors discussing the Glen Canyon Dam. These authors include: Jeff Rubin (The Place No One Knew), John McPhee (Encounters with the Archdruid), Russell Martin (A story that stands like a dam: Glen Canyon and the struggle for the soul of the West), and Jared Farmer (Glen Canyon dammed: inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon country). There are always two sides to an argument, one for one against. All seven authors write of the Glen Canyon Dam, and the controversy surrounding the draining of Lake Powell....   [tags: Debate Lake Powell Papers]
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Reintroduction of the Lynx Does More Harm Than Good - Reintroduction of the Lynx Does More Harm Than Good      There I was, standing face to face with the bobtailed lynx. It was looking right at me and licking its chops with delight. It seemed as if the beast was thinking "Lunch" on this cold, gray December day, but I wasn't worried about being attacked. The reason for this was the fact that this was a domestic lynx that just happened to be on the other side of a stout metal cage, so there was no chance of the lynx getting a hold of me.      At one time, the lynx lived all the way along the Continental Divide clear up into Canada....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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E-Book Versus The More Traditional Publishing Methods - When you run a web search on a topic you don't know well, how can you tell when you get authentic information and when you get ideology, superstition, pseudo-science, or even parody. Even though Harrison-Keyes wants to jump diretly into the e-book scene, they have not established a strategy or end state goal. Sometimes you can't, especially if you're downloading pages in a language that isn't your native tongue, in a discipline you haven't mastered, from a culture with a very different sense of humor....   [tags: Internet] 998 words
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We Must be More Cynical of Human Evolution Theories - We Must be More Cynical of Human Evolution Theories The history of human existence is a highly speculated and heated subject of debate. Many seek for origins of mankind through religious and cultural contexts. Although no definitive answer has been established, society often tends to look towards science for explanation of this mystery. Surprisingly, much of what is presented in regards to human evolution is taken as fact. There is an underlying de-emphasis on particulars such as hypothesis and theory....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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My Agony is More Noble Than Your Pain - My Agony is More Noble Than Your Pain In a world where an infallibly righteous God oversees justice, the source of all human suffering is known and understood. While this may not make the pain of the punishment He assigns any less agonizing, it at least lends it clarity. When Job loses his family and his fortune, he immediately knows with whom to take up his case. However, in a world where the gods do not determine all human actions and exert their influence arbitrarily, one’s misfortune is wholly one’s own to bear, no matter how undeserved it may be....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Fear of Flying: More Than a Feminist Novel - Fear of Flying: More Than a Feminist Novel The fears of Isadora: Her religion (Semi-Jewish), her love life (second husband, seventh analyst; Bennett), her gender (a woman in America. In the sixties!), her career (Writer: one book), sex (are women supposed to enjoy that?), her mother (Jude, an artist who danced naked in France), her sisters (all married, with at least two children apiece), her children (none), her name (Isadora White. Isadora Wing. Isadora White Stollerman Wing Goodlove?) and flying; Isadora has a fear of flying....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism] 1559 words
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The One and Future King - The One and Future King In The One and Future King by T.H. White the main character, Arthur, learns many important lessons. He is taught many of these lessons by animals. For instance, he learns that "might is right" (White 47) from a fish (which turns out to be false), that ants live dictated lives devoted to war (121), that owls only kill another animal if they are starving (69), and a badger teaches him the story of man's creation (168). One of the most important lessons Arthur learns is from a goose, who tells him of a perfect society....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays] 361 words
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The More I Learn, the More I Want to Know - The More I Learn, the More I Want to Know Since as long ago as I can remember I have always been fascinated by the natural world. That childish fascination has not left me but deepened over the years. This interest has led me to my love of biology, ecology, animal behaviour and evolution. Following my graduation from High School I studied Biological Sciences for two years at the Catholic University of Chile in Santiago. From March 1997 to November 1998 I was obliged to take a break from my studies at university as my father was moving from the city to a more remote rural area....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 433 words
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Struggling Back From War’s Once-Deadly Wounds - Denise Grady’s (2006) article sound a strong wake up call for the American government and for the American public to re-evaluate their guiding principles towards war in Iraq and the continued presence of the American soldiers in the Iraqi soil. Grady delineated the enormous damages the war had costs in not only monetary terms but also the future of thousands of promising young and talented men and women sent in the Iraq War; that had no clear benefits to them or the American people. The story of Jason Poole as presented by Grady is a clear picture of the ravage of the potentials of soldiers in the face of war, and the wrong priorities of the American government in spending billions of dollars for the war that have no clear advantage for them or the American people, that is worth dying for....   [tags: Denise Grady] 1049 words
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Sir Thomas More - “The world’s battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.” – Henry Ward Beecher Whether or not the statement by Henry Beecher is true, it is certainly well put when spoken in the context of martyr Sir Thomas More. This paper contrasts and classifies Sir Thomas More as a unique hero, when compared to society’s typical, Beowulf-Romeo style heroes. It is doubtful that Thomas More, as a grown man, was ever engaged in a physical confrontation of his choosing, and except for his faithful and loving wife, had any romantic escapades....   [tags: essays research papers] 459 words
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Providing More Jobs - Providing More Jobs More schooling will provide more jobs. If the government decides that pre-school is a requirement for children, there will automatically be an increase in the need for teachers. The increase in the number of classrooms will mean more jobs for the unemployed. “Good child care depends on having enough qualified people to provide care for children. And the younger children are, the more staff is necessary to give them individual attention, and therefore proper care” (NAEYC, 1997 pg....   [tags: essays papers] 1766 words
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Sir Thomas More - I. Just think, if you were a woman you would only make seventy five cents an hour when men would make one dollar. This is one of the conflicts that Thomas more fixed or changed for the benefit of all people. Thomas More did many things in his life he wrote a book called Utopia which was about a perfect world where everybody was treated equal, he was a law student, priest, and eventually he was named a saint. II. Thomas More was born in London in 1477. His parents were Sir John More, a great lawyer and later judge, and his mother was Agnes Giraunger....   [tags: essays research papers] 468 words
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America Needs More Immigrants - America Needs More Immigrants After political security, there is nothing that the Republic needs so much as bone and sinew, for the development of its vast resources . . . we want flesh and blood, men, women, and children, to assist in fulfilling that intention. —Editorial from the Commercial and Financial Chronicle, published in August 12, 1865—as the re-United States reels back from the divisiveness of the Civil War (Abbott 156) When my ancestors came to the U.S. in the 1800s to help build the transcontinental railroad (enabling intracontinental commerce on an unprecedented scale), it was very true that immigrants contributed to America’s economic prosperity....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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One More River - One More River Can you imagine having to leave everything you have ever known to live in a country on the verge of war. Lesley Shelby, the main character in One More River by Lynn Reid Banks, knows exactly how it feels. This Jewish Canadian girl has to emigrate to Israel with her family. Through the determination and courage of one person we see how challenges, complications, and differences of the world are overcome. In the story the most important character is Lesley. Lesley is a spoiled, pretty, Jewish, fourteen year old living in Canada....   [tags: essays research papers] 644 words
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More than a Pastry - Danish is More than a Pastry Okay...this is one of the saddest things. I just spent 45 minutes typing this email and then the stupid mail system broke down and it was lost when I sent it. Aaaghh...the horror... The email was about my crazy, crazy day yesterday. What an adventure. But what happened, exactly. Well, I'll start from the very beginning. Here goes: I woke up to a beautiful day. Took my time preparing breakfast and enjoyed my good cup (well, cups) of coffee, as well as a bowl of oatmeal with sugar and raisins sprinkled on top, soaked 3/4s with milk....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 1711 words
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More Then a Noble Perception - More Then a Noble Perception Perception is the insight or knowledge gained by perceiving. In The Tragedy of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, Macbeth the tragic hero of the play is perceived differently by everyone. Macbeth is one of King Duncan's nobleman and soldiers, who as the play goes on murders his leader when hearing he will one day be King from a trio of witches. Through Macbeth's actions the perceptions of Macbeth by the other main characters are learned. As the play goes on it is seen that his best friend, Banquo, his leader King Duncan and his wife Lady Macbeth all have opposing perceptions of him....   [tags: Essays Papers] 602 words
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More Than A Grandfather - More Than A Grandfather My grandfather has had such a huge impact on my life. Why, you ask. It’s because of the kind of person that he is, and all of the things he has accomplished in his life. He has been successful at every thing he has ever done and has never failed at anything he has ever tried. He worked so hard for everything that he has and at one point he had to work two jobs to support his wife and four kids....   [tags: essays research papers] 1171 words
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Do the Friday the 13th films have more to offer than just gore? - Do the Friday the 13th movies have more to offer then just gore. -=-=-=-=-=-=- If you have ever been to a Friday the 13th movie and thought that it was nothing more than ninety minutes of tasteless gore, you are not alone. However, the movies do have more to offer. In this horror series, there are many hidden messages. Although not everyone chooses to analyze them, they do play a role in the feeling people get when leaving the theatre or taking the video back to the rental store. The hidden messages in the films are presented differently, and have different meanings....   [tags: essays research papers] 1215 words
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Environment Essay: We Must Live More Efficently and Sustainably - Humans: We’re on the Road to Nowhere In his NPR interview, Mr. Ehrlich eloquently explains that we as humans have “genetic hangovers”: patterns of behavior which are no longer useful, and are sometimes harmful to us, yet are so genetically ingrained that we have trouble changing them. He cites our overt consumption of sugar and fats as an example. We used to value sugars and fats in our diets, because they used to be rare, now that they can be found in abundance, mostly due to our economical and technological advantages, we still value them, but needlessly....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation] 655 words
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The University Should Focus More Upon Classic Works of Literature - The University Should Focus More Upon Classic Works of Literature When I declared English as my major, I was both nervous and eager to begin the program. I thought I would finally be able to read all the books I had wanted to read throughout high school. I was prepared to embark on an exciting yet difficult journey, reading great works of literature by authors such as Dickens and Austen. Unfortunately, while at my university, I have not read as many classic works of literature as I expected. Instead, most of my assigned reading has been from works by modern writers from various ethnic and minority groups....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays] 938 words
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Frankenstein Visits Utopia - Frankenstein Visits Utopia Introduction “I HAD DESIRED IT WITH AN ARDOR THAT FAR EXCEEDED MODERATION; BUT NOW THAT I HAD FINISHED, THE BEAUTY OF THE DREAM VANISHED, AND BREATHLESS HORROR AND DISGUST FILLED MY HEART.” This statement by Mary Shelley, from the story Frankenstein, reflects the passions of men to pursue dreams, despite the often imminent consequences of their actions. In Thomas More’s Utopia, the reader experiences a similar tension for an uncertain place called Utopia. This place is described by a visitor to this land, named Raphael, as having a perfect society....   [tags: Shelley More Utopia Frankenstein Essays]
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