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Kihim Beach in Raigad, India - ... mainly tourists who are looking out for weekend gateaways in a peaceful place around nature and fascinating not so crowded beach which is perfect for such tourists. Tourists mainly visit manori and gorai beaches to enjoy sunsets and sunrise. The manori beach is less crowded and is a white sandy beach. It’s a very appealing place for tourists. The beach here is lined by several cottages and cashew plantations and this beach is also used as picnic spots. There are umpteen sea side hotels to accommodate tourists....   [tags: the ultimate sports beach] 1256 words
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Coming of Age in Ferris Beach - Coming of Age in Ferris Beach Jill McCorkle's Ferris Beach is set in the 1970's, which is a transitional period in American history. The book is a buildings roman of Katie Burn's coming of age. Her maturing is complicated by the transition that is occurring in the time period. At the time, the Civil Rights movement had just ended, and there is a movement towards a more modern society, which included the integration of races and equality among men and women. In the book, the movement is characterized as a transition from the 'Old South' to the 'New South.' Different characters symbolize each time period....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 1648 words
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Essay on Dover Beach: An Analysis - An Analysis of Dover Beach Dover Beach intrigued me as soon as I read the title. I have a great love of beaches, so I feel a connection with the speaker as he or she stands on the cliffs of Dover, looking out at the sea and reflecting on life. Arnold successfully captures the mystical beauty of the ocean as it echoes human existence and the struggles of life. The moods of the speaker throughout the poem change dramatically as do the moods of the sea. The irregular, unordered rhyme is representative of these inharmonious moods and struggles....   [tags: Arnold Dover Beach Essays] 1038 words
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Kate and Merle in Ferris Beach - Kate and Merle in Ferris Beach Kate's perspective and understanding of deceptive appearances is heightened by her encounter and ensuing relationship with Merle Hucks. Kate had gone to school with Merle and been his neighbor for many years, but never knew him as anything more than a bully and a Hucks. However, Kate finally meets Merle one day at Mrs. Poole's house and learns that all her judgments and fabricated perceptions of him were based on his appearance and on rumors, and they were way off target....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 471 words
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Mockery of Victorian Values in Hecht's Parody, Dover Beach - Hecht's parody "Dover Bitch" is a mockery of Victorian values shown in "Dover Beach", as well as those of his own period. Hecht candidly exaggerates the speech, ideas and symbols in "Dover Beach.". The first evidence of Hecht's mockery is of speech at the beginning when he writes " There stood Matthew Arnold and his girl......All over, etc., etc.". He take the soft calming words of Arnold and gives them a harsh New Jersey accent. His representation of an educated woman sets the reader up to think that the woman will not sit quietly and be told what to do by her husband....   [tags: Dover Beach] 352 words
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Thresholds in Ferris Beach - Thresholds in Ferris Beach    Jill McCorkle's Ferris Beach is an enchanting novel that depicts the intellectual and sociological development of Kate Burns. As Kate comes of age over the course of the story, she crosses numerous thresholds, each of which has a profound impact on her unique maturation. The thresholds mark the several stages of Kate's life and stimulate her understanding of the complex world around her. Kate learns that she lives in a world of random chances and opportunities, a world where there are no guarantees, but there are infinite possibilities....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 2137 words
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Essay on the Victorian View of Dover Beach - The Victorian View of Dover Beach      As the narrator of Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach" looks out his window, he sees a beautiful world of nature: the sea and the cliffs under the glow of the moon. Describing this scene to his lover, he invites her to "[c]ome to the window" so that she might see it too (6). However, it is not just a beautiful beach that the speaker wishes his lover to see. Rather, he wants her to see Dover Beach as an ironic image that is a representation of his whole world....   [tags: Arnold Dover Beach Essays]
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Ferris Beach: Automobiles and Motorcycles as Symbols - Ferris Beach:   Automobiles and Motorcycles as Symbols          During adolescence, one makes a transition from a child to a young adult. It is common for an adolescent to be confused and frustrated with new ideas regarding morals and beliefs. People, places, and experiences teach adolescents about life and how to handle different situations., and the environments of the individuals become instrumental for their development. In the novel Ferris Beach, Jill McCorkle provides an example of the learning process of an adolescent girl in the 1970's....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays]
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Perceptions in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach - Perceptions in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach Matthew Arnold’s “Dover beach” describe the way in which perceptions are mislead society. The use of metaphors, symbolisms, allusiveness, technical quantities, and imagery assist the speaker’s thought regards between what is seen and what is real. Dover beach was written during Victorian era. Which brought civilization based on industry, value and money. This is the time which people start questioning the existence of God. The speaker observed the plight of Victorian era....   [tags: Matthew Arnold Dover Beach Essays] 1173 words
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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach - Matthew Arnold's 'Dover Beach' Matthew Arnold's 'Dover Beach' employs the sounds of language in three ways, through onomatopoeia to aurally represent the actions occurring on the beach, a varying meter which mirrors the varying heights of the waves on the beach, and a rhyme scheme which searches for its identity. In each stanza of the poem when the sounds of language are chaotic, the visual descriptions in the poem are tranquil, but when the visual descriptions are chaotic, the sounds of language become tranquil....   [tags: Matthew Arnold Dover Beach Essays Poem]
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Harsh Perspectives of Youth in Garland’s The Beach - Harsh Perspectives of Youth in Garland’s The Beach    As his narrator, Garland offers us Richard, a less than balanced individual, in possession of a tenuous grip upon reality. He is arrogant and reckless, often believing himself to have nothing left to learn ("Fucking New Guy. ... New to what?" p87) and convinced of his own immortality ("Yea, though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the evilest motherfucker in the valley" p87) The beach is supposed to represent the highest level of escape attainable, but can only be from the outset a disappointment, because it is already built up in his mind into something unobtainable; "It's silly really....   [tags: Garland The Beach Essays] 1819 words
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Essay on Technical Qualities, Symbolism, and Imagery of Dover Beach - Technical Qualities, Symbolism, and Imagery of "Dover Beach" In "Dover Beach," Matthew Arnold creates a dramatic monologue of the Victorian Era that shows how perceptions can be misleading. Arnold conveys the theme of "Dover Beach" through three essential developments: the technical qualities of the poem itself, symbolism, and imagery. The theme of illusion versus reality in "Dover Beach" reflects the speaker's awareness of the incompatibility between what is perceived and what truly is real....   [tags: Arnold Dover Beach Essays]
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Jill McCorckle's Ferris Beach - Search for Permanency - Ferris Beach: Search for Permanency Jill McCorkle's novel, Ferris Beach, fits perfectly into the popular genre of the bildungsroman. Ferris Beach tells the story of Kate Burns and her struggle to find her identity in a rapidly changing world. Kate looks for permanency in the swiftly changing environment of the New South. Kate's search for permanency forces her to deal with many of the other vital questions in her life. The struggle to deal with change, a central theme in most bildungsromans, certainly plays a major role in Ferris Beach....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 1431 words
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Exploration of Mortality, Sexuality, and Humanity in Ferris Beach - Exploration of Mortality, Sexuality, and Humanity in Ferris Beach       Throughout the journey of life, each person experiences events, emotions, and consequences that cannot be explained. Situations do not always turn out for the best, and it is human nature to attempt to come to some type of understanding or answer as to why things are the way they are. In Ferris Beach, a bildingsroman, or the story of a girl's coming of age, Kate Burns grapples with questions of life and death as she seeks some sort of explanation for her problems....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 2276 words
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The Effects of Kate's Birthmark in Jill McCorkle's Ferris Beach - The Effects of Kate's Birthmark in Jill McCorkle's Ferris Beach "'It's a birthmark', my mother said over and over. 'Lots of people have birthmarks'"(p.44). In Jill McCorkle's Ferris Beach, Kate Burns has a birthmark. The presence of her birthmark causes Kate to be shy and self-conscious. It is her weak spot, affecting how she perceives both herself and others. Because of the focus Kate's birthmark draws to her face, she places great importance on appearance. Kate's stress on the way things look affects her relationships with everyone around her and especially the women in her life....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays]
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Jill McCorckle's Ferris Beach: Loss of Innocence - The most enduring and fragile aspects of one's childhood remains naive innocence. In Jill McCorckle's Ferris Beach, Katie Burns grows up during the course of the novel, loosing her innocence in the process. Hardships, tragedies, and losses dramatically change a person's perception of the world around them. Katie, like almost all children, sees the world through naive and inexperienced eyes as a child, and her perception of the world is filtered through her own imagination and ideas about life. As the child grows up, they face turning points in their life, points when an unmerciful reality strips them of their innocence....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays] 1525 words
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Brighton Beach Memoirs Family’s Struggle - Brighton Beach Memoirs          Family’s Struggle             Brighton Beach Memoirs is the story of one family's struggle to survive in the pre-World War II age of the "Great Depression". This was a time of great hardship where pain and suffering were eminent. In this play, Neil Simon gives us a painfully realistic view of life during the late 1930s.             The setting takes place in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, in the fall of 1937. It is a lower-income area inhabited by mostly Jews, Irish, and Germans....   [tags: Brighton Beach Memoirs Essays] 501 words
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Conflicting Imagery in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach - Conflicting Imagery in Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach           In the poem Dover Beach, the poet uses conflicting imagery to give meaning to the poem. The differences in the way that the poet sees the relationship between the beach and the sea and the way that most people would see it become more pronounced as the poem develops. He also uses the change in attitude from the first stanza to the last to emphasize his message.           The poem starts with  the normal image one would expect of a beach and a peaceful moonlit night, but quickly moves to an entirely different point of view....   [tags: Arnold Dover Beach Essays Poem Poetry Analysis] 521 words
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On The Beach - Every thought of man originates from an emotion. Most of the times our actions are carried out from the heart rather than the mind. We respond to various situations on the basis of how we feel rather than what we think. However, we should not let our emotions take absolute control so that we make careless decisions or do something for which someone else has to suffer. In the novel, On the Beach, Nevil Shute creates an emotional impact on the reader by showing how man misuses his intelligence, how people react to the situation and the effect of the loss of a loved one....   [tags: essays research papers] 1425 words
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Huntington Beach as a Summer and Winter Beach - Introduction Within this paper, the differences between a summer and winter beach will be explained thoroughly, and the sand samples taken from the back shore portion of Huntington Beach, located in South Carolina, will be used as proof of these differences. The sand samples taken at both summer and winter periods will be defined and analyzed in great detail, as will the beach area itself. Once having read this paper, the general background information on the type of sand collected, specifically about Huntington Beach, will be evident, as will the differences in the beach during winter and summer time....   [tags: coastal, subtropical, shorlines] 998 words
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A Day at the Beach - ... She needs to rest.” Then Mother spoke quickly, “They can stay; I want them to be here.” “Okay.” We all gathered around her bed feeling so happy just to see her and to know she will be getting better soon. My brother and I took turns refilling her ice packs or watching movies with her while she had to stay in bed. We treasured every minute of our time with her. When my brother and my father returned to the shore we sat on the large quilt my mother had brought to enjoy some snacks and play a card game under the shade of the umbrella....   [tags: short story] 1123 words
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Living on the Beach - Everyone has a place where they go to escape the pressures and the worries of their hectic lives. There’s always that one place that you can go to, to clear your head and soothe your problems away when you are stressed. For me that place is the beach, it is my ultimate cure for stress. When I’m there, all my worries and obligations are suddenly lifted and I feel calm and free. Thoughts of living at a beach house, for most of us, bring about images of clear blue skies and beautiful tropical blue beaches as we dream up fantasies of ultimate relaxation and well-being....   [tags: Informative Essay] 688 words
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Life Is a Beach - ... When Hurricane Sandy hit last October the boardwalk was destroyed. Now, after many anxious months of waiting and government issues it is restored. Before it was all wood that gave splinters and creaked every time someone took a step. Now it is a brand new plastic material called trex that continues to endure numerous joggers, dogs and baby carriages. It is a beige smooth surface that tickles the bottom of your foot every time you walk. 20 avenues make up Belmar’s boardwalk. The most popular of these is 16th Avenue due to its abundance of shops and restaurants across the way....   [tags: problem, pictures, sound, smell] 1062 words
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Walk on the Beach - Water has such a cleansing quality. If only it could have the same lasting effect of a Jackson Pollack's seemingly dismissive splash of white acrylic on top of a previously unencumbered canvas. Instead, its prowess is diminished by each resurfacing wave and by the scraps of the ocean's debris that it leaves behind. I stood along on the sandy, forlorn beach, as a rain squall was wiped out to sea by a cold, unfriendly nor'eastner. Perhaps reminiscent of my days as a second string soccer player---never could withstand the impact of the zebra stripped ball as it pummeled off my head, making me a ideal candidate for long spells of bench warming, while others got the fans and the hot cheer leade...   [tags: Personal Experience] 1945 words
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the beach - The beach 1. people - Richard: a british traveller, who comes to Bangkok and gets a map to a secret hidden beach. He has seen every movie about Vietnam, and he sometimes believes being there. He also is addicted to video games. - Daffy Duck: the man who gives Rich the map; he had been on the beach before and had left it for some reason. After his death, he often appears in Richs daydreams. He always speaks about Vietnam, and he knows everything before it happens. - Etienne and Françoise: a french couple that Rich meets in Bangkok....   [tags: essays research papers] 1493 words
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The beach - Review from Los Angeles Times Book Review, 02/02/1997: "[A]rresting though no masterpiece....Garland's message is complex and acute. The self-indulgence of a generation of young Westerners--seeking isolated and well-funded paradises and ignoring the miseries and needs around them--can itself breed monsters. There is more than one kind of Vietnam....The reader's suspense in this intelligently conceived and often effective novel, may consist more in wondering what the author will do than in what his characters will do." -- Richard Eder Review from Times Literary Supplement, 10/18/96: "This exceptional first novel by...Alex Garland creates a picture of an ideal society gone...   [tags: essays research papers] 390 words
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The Beach - The Beach Brothers and sisters grow up arguing, screaming, and fighting from dusk until dawn. The arguments range from talking on the telephone, sharing the bathroom, to who gets dibs on the car. These confrontations appear to be the norm between siblings. In reality, when one comes face to face with losing a sister, all the arguing, screaming, and fighting seem of little importance. I realized this during a blistering hot July afternoon sojourn at the beach. The long drive felt like a never-ending adventure....   [tags: essays research papers] 563 words
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The Beach - The perfect seal of the horizon begins to break to reveal the gleaming crown of the sun: a new day has begun. Slowly ascending into the cold dark sky the sun glows vibrantly with delight, the intense colours fill the sky with warmth; pink grapefruits, zesty lemons, citrus oranges and cherry reds detailed in the sky, very much like a brightly coloured Persian rug. The sea so subtle sparkles preciously brushing up against the seashore. Looking at the crystal waters that stretch out far into the horizon getting darker and deeper but still very calm, the ripples are gentle....   [tags: poem, poetry] 681 words
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The Beach - The Beach “The Beach” is a recent movie that has been released on videocassette. The movie starts off with a young man traveling around the world in pursuit for a perfect society. During his journey he visits Bangkok, Thailand where he meets a rather unstable and somewhat insane man. Throughout their conversation, the insane man kept referring to an island of paradise. On this island, there are beautiful waterfalls, crystal clear water, and enormous fields of marijuana. The exact environment the young man was searching for....   [tags: essays papers] 883 words
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The Beach - "The Beach" "The Beach" has turned out to be a very controversial film, imposing positive and negative views. Harry, in "The Juice," gave the film an A1 rating with all optimistic remarks. Matt Wolf gave the film a very negative review, mocking every aspect of it. I am going to cover audience, tone, content, organization, and the overall effect. Audience- The audience that Harry tried to reach was a younger crowd that would appreciate the smaller keynotes of the film....   [tags: essays research papers] 657 words
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Susanna at the Beach by Herbert Gold - Susanna at the Beach, by Herbert Gold, presents a tale of the virtues characters admire strictly contrasting with the vices for which characters are consumed. The characterization of the main character, Susanna, is portrayed as embodying seven “heavenly virtues” including chastity, temperance, diligence, patience, kindness, humility, and charity. While the other characters in the story personify the seven “deadly sins” including lust, gluttony, sloth, wrath, envy, pride, and greed. Herbert Gold depicts a theme of virtues versus vices utilizing the literary device of characterization in Susanna at the Beach as supported by the character depiction from the biblical reference of Daniel and Susa...   [tags: Book Analysis, Vices, Virtues] 1655 words
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Bhaji on the Beach Film Review - ... The old woman is over reacting, just like the older generation seems to be harshly judging the younger ones. It is ironic that the focus on women’s behavior and manners are so strict while the men are behaving much worse. One film that closely compares to Bhaji on the Beach is My Son, the Fanatic, which was made only a few years later. This film also deals with immigrant culture in Britian, in various stages of assimilation. In the case of My Son, the Fanatic, Parvez is a Pakistani immigrant who has accepted western culture while his son Farid is trying to adopt more traditional values....   [tags: movie analysis, Britisch comedy drama] 1094 words
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Cambodians in Long Beach, California - Cambodians didn’t just appear in Long Beach, CA out of nowhere. Long before Long Beach, CA became the epicenter of a very large Cambodian population, Cambodians migrated from Cambodia, a country in Asia that sits next to Thailand and Vietnam. In the early 1960s Cambodians began arriving in various cities within California, Long Beach in particular witnessed mass numbers of Cambodians flooding into the area in Southern California. One year later, President John F. Kennedy established the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), which was the very first assistance/aid organization set up for a foreign country (Impact of U.S Refugee Policies on U.S Foreign Policy/Carnegie Endowment for...   [tags: Immigrations, Refugees] 1406 words
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Film Review: Bhaji on the Beach - ... Some problems have been resolved, while others are clearly just beginning. The plot is not intensely interesting. The film's main strength is that it presents a series of extraordinarily vivid characters, each one a portrait of a certain Asian character type. There are the two teenage sisters, determined to get a white boyfriend as a token gesture of rebellion. There are the melodramatic grandmothers, intolerant to any change in their perceived social order. There is the thick, unmarried lout who wears a tracksuit and acts as his brother's henchman....   [tags: India, Women, Culture] 1622 words
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Beach Replenishment Plans and Problems - Beach Replenishment Plans and Problems Introduction Imagine sitting on the beach on a bright sunny day, ocean water dripping and gently being air-dried on one’s skin by the cool ocean breeze. It seems to be a feeling of paradise for many. Year after year, individuals from all parts of the east coast flood to the shore for at least one weekend every summer to rest, relax and create great memories with friends and family. However, nearly every year some form of natural disaster occurs and washes away a good amount of the beaches....   [tags: coastal communities, east cost]
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Beach Erosion in Southern California - ... One reason being that if a shore tends to receive more destructive waves than constructive waves, then the beach will erode over time. This is because destructive waves erode and constructive waves deposit sediment. A very relevant example is that the beaches in southern California are naturally shrinking right now because they aren’t receiving enough sediment from the San Gabriel Mountains. There is a high level of erosion in the San Gabriel Mountains and there are these things called debris slides where sediment is taken down and deposited further down....   [tags: environmental issues, prevention] 674 words
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Our Adventure to Virginia Beach - ... After realizing we forgot the phone chargers and we had to go back inside, we started on the road. The first few hours of travel comprised of equanimity and minimal talking. All of us decided to put headphones in and not be loud and disruptive since it was already pretty late. Like most car rides at night, it was a soporific ride due to the dark atmosphere. Shortly after eleven thirty at night, we decided to stop for the night. My mom called the Marriott hotel and after a quick unloading of the car, we were all fast asleep....   [tags: family story] 700 words
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On The Beach by Nevil Shute - In Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, the story of the last days of the lives of the last humans on Earth is told. Victims of Global-Thermonuclear war, which they took no part in, they are aware of the massive radiation cloud drifting south towards Australia. The main focus of the novel is not the plot, but the characters, who they become and what they do in their last days. Two such characters are John Osborne, a scientist studying the effects of the radiation, and Mary Holmes, a Navy-wife and recent mother....   [tags: global-thermonuclear war, humans, earth]
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Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold - Written by Matthew Arnold around 1851 while one his honeymoon, Dover Beach is a dramatic monologue addressed to his wife, Frances Wightman, and “any woman listening to the observations of any man” (Cummings); during this time, the world had just come out of the Romantic era and was entering the era of the industrial revolution. New inventions in technology were changing the world and science such as biology and astronomy were challenging long held beliefs of the church and by the church. The church which was going through trials of its own with the Church of England splitting into the low, broad, and high churches (Unknown)....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson - The fundamental characteristic of magical realism is its duality, which enables the reader to experience both the character’s past and the present. In the novel, Monkey Beach, Eden Robinson uses this literary device to address the the trauma and mistreatment of the Haisla community in Canada by unveiling the intimate memories of the protagonist, Lisamarie, and the resulting consequences of this oppression. Monkey Beach illustrates how abuse in the past leads to another form of self-medication in the future - a neverending, vicious cycle for the members of the Haisla community....   [tags: magical realism characteristics, literary analysis]
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The Cost of Beach Erosion and Beach Replenishment - Sand Dollars Abstract The beach is a main catalyst in attracting individuals to cities and towns along the United States’ shoreline. It is a very valuable natural resource that is diminishing gradually. I provide background information regarding the process of both beach erosion and beach replenishment. Then I analyze two cities that underwent beach nourishment, Miami Beach and Bradley Beach, by comparing the financial aspects of the projects for these Florida and New Jersey beaches. This includes amount of sand needed, area covered, cost of project, and methods of finance....   [tags: Environment Economics Beaches Agriculture Essays]
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The Juno Beach Invasion - Indroduction Juno Beach is the code name for the one of the five sectors of the Normandy beaches that the Allies invaded, Operation Overlord, on 6 June 1944, otherwise known as D-Day, during the Second World War. Juno beach was located between Sword and Gold sectors; this beach is 7km long and located between the villages of Graye-sur-Mer and St-Aubin-sur-Mer, the center of the British sector of the Normandy invasion. The unit responsible for the Juno sector was 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and commandos of the Royal Marines from Great Britain, with support from Naval Force J, the Juno contingent of the Naval invasion forces....   [tags: World War II]
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Sculptures at Crosby Beach - ... The cast iron links to the Liverpool’s industrial origin as a major port. The figures stand watching as many ships pass each day, as they are reaching their new destination. The sculptures are possibly standing, waiting to travel to ‘Another place.’ This point is strengthened by the fact that some of the sculptures are half buried in the sand, giving the impression of the statues walking into the sea. The images above allow us to see the effects that the environment have on the statues, it also shows two different positioning’s of the statues, with one above the ground whilst the other is half buried in the sand....   [tags: iron, sand, place, human, offesive] 648 words
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Misquamicut State Beach Park - My family has sold Italian grinders out of a small shoppe near the beach in Westerly, Rhode Island for the last fifty years. The Giardino Delicatessen is situated directly across from the popular Paddy's Wigwam Bar and Grill. From the deli I could see the entire three mile stretch of beach known as the Misquamicut State Beach Park. The white sand of misquamicut extends from Weekapaug to Watch Hill jetting between dark, porous rocks. I used to bag my roast beef and brie grinder and carry it with me as I headed down the uneven cobblestone streets to explore the historical beauty that exists in Westerly....   [tags: hurricane Sandy, community pride]
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Swimming on Chincoteague’s Beach - It is 9 A.M and I am 32,000 feet above the ground on my way to Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Chincoteague is by the Chesapeake Bay which empties into the Atlantic Ocean. I am exhausted from getting up at 5:30 so that we could be at the airport three hours early so that we could get through security. I have flown many times but after 9/11 it has been become more and more difficult to fly. My grandma is on my right reading her love novel and her friend Deloris is on my left falling in and out of sleep....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 1003 words
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Past the Beach Roses - Growing up on an Island is an adventure. The summers are full of swimming, boating, and lobster bakes. Floating the incoming tides on a found piece of driftwood in the warm afternoon sun. Summer residents, and tourists would arrive early in June; making our sleepy little Island explode with activity. The cove filled with people having picnics on the beach. A warm evening with a heavy full moon reflecting on the water watched over the occasional street dance. Lobster boats shared the waters around Casco Bay with assorted pleasure crafts....   [tags: personal narrative] 849 words
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Life's a Beach, and then... - I turned off the car and took a deep breath. Looking slowly up into the pink sky, I began to watch the golden sun go to sleep. The beach seemed deserted, quiet, but peaceful. I opened my door and put my feet out on the soft sand. I started taking my shoes off, then my socks. I threw them in the passenger seat, and then shut the door. I looked out over horizon of the lake and started walking towards the still water. With each step I took, I could feel the warm sand crunch between my toes. Then suddenly, a sharp rock, but not sharp enough to break the skin....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Narrative] 958 words
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Description of The Beach - The waves are crashing. The sun is setting. People are laughing and embracing under the sunset. I feel the sand squish slowly through my toes as I gaily walk down the shoreline of the Outer Banks. My all time favorite place to be is the beach. The weather at the beach is the most quarreling of all places in the world. One minute you are relaxing lazily on the sandy seashore reading a most invigorating book. I sit engrossed and allow the foamy mist from the rampant ocean spray your face lightly as though it was the touch of a feather....   [tags: Personal Narratives, Descriptive, Observation] 536 words
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Volleyball at the Beach - Volleyball at the Beach Park Nestled between high-rises filled with lavish condominiums and quaint beachfront shops lies the center of teenage life on Saturday mornings, Laudermilk Beach Park. It is here that all of the problems of everyday life are forgotten for a few hours every Saturday, and teenagers are able to relax and do what teenagers do best, play volleyball. The day’s events begin around 10 o’clock a.m. when most adolescents make their way from their beds to their bathrooms. After showering and dressing in the customary cut-off T-shirt and swim trunks (most often shorts adorned with flowered designs), teens start their cars and head off to the Laudermilk Park, about a thirty-min...   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place] 603 words
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Comparing Beach Vacation and City Vacation - Where to go on vacation is a popular conundrum in many households every year. People enjoy going out of town to relieve stress and get away from work for a short time. The beach and the city are both great places to vacation. They are both open anytime of the year. It depends on what you want to accomplish where you should decide to go. I hope the next few paragraphs help you make that tough decision easier. The items you need to bring with you can differ between the beach and the city but it can also be the same....   [tags: compare and contrast] 760 words
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The Hunington, Seal and Hermosa Beach Piers - Hunington, Seal, and Hermosa Beach Piers all serve as popular multicultural leisure settings. Having personally not visited a beach in years, let alone ever been on an actual pier, my visits were new learning experiences. Although I had no prior experience on piers to compare them to, my experiences were not as different as what I had expected beach-life to entail. Since I visited these pier on the long weekend provided by Veterans day, these sites were not short of their visitors. As one of the most ethnically diverse state in the country, visitors of all ethnicities were found enjoying leisure on these beaches and piers....   [tags: popular multiculural leisure settings] 1203 words
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The Beginning of Our Annual Beach Journeys - ... It was the summer of 1996, when we arrived at Malaquite Beach in Corpus Christi, Texas. There were many other families sitting at the beach sharing the warm summer day. We began to set up our area by creating some shade with a wide, heavy beach canopy. My family came prepared with large coolers full of cold waters and sodas. My sisters and I began applying plenty of sunblock, meanwhile, my dad and brother in laws fired up the pit. There is nothing more enjoyable than playing with Frisbee’s at the beach, turning up the music, and sitting together as a family conversing with each other....   [tags: personal story] 576 words
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The Intertidal Rocky Shore of Caloundra Beach - ... The 5 major zones of a rocky shore are the Supra-littoral zone, Upper littoral, the middle littoral zone, the lower littoral zone and the sub-littoral zone. Each zone contains its own distinctive indicator species which allow us to identify different regions with more accuracy. The indicator species which were found in our research were Nodular Periwinkle, Blue Grey Periwinkle, 6 plated Acorn Barnacle and Green/Brown algae. The rocky intertidal zone is among the most physically harsh environments on earth....   [tags: science and evironmental education] 530 words
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Review of The Au Pairs and The Beach Lane - ... Unfortunately, the moment they get a reality check never came, but toward the end Eliza and Jacqui do make some strides toward becoming half decent people, though they still have a long way to go. I am quite looking forward to reading about them again and seeing more of their personal growth. And Mara too, though she's already pretty great, she still needs to learn no to always be such a pushover. 24 of 29 people found the following review helpful 2.0 out of 5 stars Lightweight "Au Pairs", October 9, 2004 This review is from The Au Pairs (Hardcover) Melissa de la Cruz has made a literary name for herself writing fluffy stuff about celebrities and the haunts of the idle rich....   [tags: kids, money, job, boy, girls] 2289 words
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My Stay at Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Disney world, Paris, Australia, Italy; all amazing places I’m sure, but I’ve never been. Although there is one place I have been to; it was none other than Blackpool Pleasure Beach. So you say to yourself, on one hand there is Blackpool and on the other there is Australia… now I know which one I’d rather go to. However, it all boils down to one thing: money. Good old money; that “green stuff” which makes the world go around. So with lack of that very thing, it had to be ‘sunny old Blackpool’: how exciting....   [tags: narrative, travel, descriptive] 891 words
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Four Sources of Beach Material - Four Sources of Beach Material Most beaches of composed of rock breakdown with varying proportions of biological material usually shell fragments. However if its an accumulation of material at the high tide mark the following may be included; 1) Canada-timber beach 2) USA-tin can beach A beach may be a store in a bay or a mobile stream along the coast. Four Sources of Beach Material; · 1) Material eroded from headlands dependant on the rock type....   [tags: Papers, informative] 2635 words
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Dioxin and The Times Beach Evacuation - Dioxin and The Times Beach Evacuation The Jingle Bells of 1982 did not bring in a merry Christmas for the residents of Times Beach, Missouri, a small town of some 1400 people. During the annual town Christmas dinner the residents finally received the news that they had hoped would never come. The residents of Times Beach were to be relocated and the town were to be bought out by the federal government. This was the first time such a thing was done since the founding of the nation. The buyout of Times Beach and some 50 other sites in Missouri by the government beginning in 1983 was prompted by the largest civilian exposure to dioxin in the United States....   [tags: Nature Place Essays] 2906 words
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The Beach, Makeshift Docking, and Evenings at Comfort Island - I remember the first time I explored the beach area. Up on the grass above the sand I found a pile of rotting wood. As I examined the mound more closely, I noticed several sections of boards had ribs attached. This appeared to be the skeleton of a boat. I asked Dad and he said, “I think that may be the remains of the original one-cylinder Comfort. Apparently there were at least two small launches with one-cylinder engines used by workers and the caretaker at the island. The function of these launches was primarily to run errands, or to get to work and then back to shore at the end of the day....   [tags: personal narrative] 967 words
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Graduation Speech: Footsteps on a Beach - No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. Like footsteps on a beach. People come in and out of our lives, leaving us changed in some shape or form. Like footsteps along our trail of destiny. Love: the people who care about us, the people we care about in our lives. Our family, friends and loved ones have all contributed to who we are as graduates, today. Our parents have raised us to believe in ourselves. To make the best of who we are. Our parents were raised by our grandparents with similar beliefs and expectations, as were we....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 786 words
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The Beach: A New Day - A new day has begun. Slowly ascending into the cold dark sky, the sun glows vibrantly with delight. The passionate colours fill the sky with warmth like the pink grapefruits, zesty lemons, citrus oranges and cherry red. The sea so subtle sparkles preciously as it strolls up against the shore. The crystal water that stretch out far into the horizon gets darker and deeper but stays very calm. Walking on a land of gold, the sand being so soft and smooth, glistens as it reflects the suns rays with joy....   [tags: descriptive, narrative] 475 words
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The Beach - Rise Again - The sunrise. What a sight. The dreary dark of the night is lifting. It is being invaded by my strong sunrays. The silver ark has finally vanished. The night finished, my stretched arms appear filling the beach like a toddler colouring in their colouring book. Not perfect but getting there. My vibrant yellow and orange rays pierce through the cold of the night seeking out the damp from under the rocks warming every crack. As I was filling the beach with warmth I noticed a beautiful looking crab scuttling across the shoreline zigzagging and darting across the golden sand, trying to get to the rock pools adjacent to the beach....   [tags: narrative, descriptive] 1084 words
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Utopian Concepts in The Beach - Why do we search for something greater than our existence itself. What makes us crave the unknown, the unexplored. Since the beginning of time, humanity as a whole has always tried to better itself, to perfect the art of civilization. The Beach is a prime example of human kind's quest for the perfect society, our own Utopia. In our minds, a Utopia is the "perfect" community, where no flaws are established, no problems occur. Yet, human kind typically will always destroy itself, no matter how perfect their community seemingly is....   [tags: Film] 1143 words
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Testing One's Faith in Dover Beach by Mattew Arnold - Dover Beach has many tone changes and metaphors to illustrate the comparison of the sea to the testing of one’s faith and the effect of human misery. While the tone changes in the stanzas, the message is the same. The metaphors and the changes of tone the poet uses give Dover Beach a more dramatic effect on the reader. While the poem starts with a serene tone, the poem finishes with a more ominous tone. The poem reflects the poet’s message in an unconventional manner without rhyme. Overall, Dover Beach reflects sadness, despair, spirituality, love, and chaos throughout the stanzas, but delivers the message of uncertainty in humanity and faith....   [tags: poem, humanity, sea]
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Chef Geoffrey Zakarian at Pebble Beach Food and Wine - We all look up to someone. Some people look up to famous people, politicians, and people close to the heart. But, a person can’t just wake up one morning feeling inspired. To be inspired by someone he or she must grab our attention and have valuable qualities. Geoffrey Zakarian is the person I wish to emulate. [Zakarian] can please people with simple tastes; [and] he is at his best when the cooking becomes more complicated (Reichl). Geoffrey Zakarian is successful because he is well-educated and passionate which is what makes him one of the best chefs in New York City....   [tags: ironk chef america, cooking, new york city]
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