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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells - The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells was the book I have decided to read to do my book report on. The major characters: The Time Traveler - The Time Traveler's name is never given. Apparently the narrator wants to protect his identity. The Time Traveler is an inventor. He likes to speculate on the future and the underlying structures of what he observes. His house is in Richmond, a suburb of London. The Narrator - The narrator, Mr. Hillyer, is the Time Traveler's dinner guest. His curiosity is enough to make him return to investigate the morning after the first time travel....   [tags: Time Machine H. G. Wells] 1024 words
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Time Machine by H.G. Wells - Time Machine by H.G. Wells Works Cited Missing In 1895, Victorian Britain was very much Great Britain- 'the workshop of the world.' Since the Industrial Revolution technological advancement had changed the face of the country (shape, structure and appearance). Heavy industry demanded fossil fuels and therefore there was a heavy demand for mine workers....   [tags: Papers] 1029 words
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The Effect of Technology Over Time - The Effect of Technology Over Time It's amazing to see how times have changed. Since I am an old schoolhouse, I've seen a lot of changes within the last 80 years. There have been little changes within me such as new wallpapering and windows, but this isn't all about me. Technology in education has really startled me. I never thought technology would have advanced this far. I still have to laugh to myself every so often. Kids now-a-days talk about how hard school is and how hard their teachers are on....   [tags: Personification Essays] 1060 words
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Christopher from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon and Holden from J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye - Christopher from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon and Holden from J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye Holden from "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger and Christopher from "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon are both two very interesting first person narrators in many different ways. Holden is a 17years old boy having difficulty staying in schools more than 6 months because he doesn't work enough and Christopher is 15 years old and has asperger's syndrome....   [tags: Papers] 1072 words
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Is Time Travel Possible? - Is Time Travel Possible. Time travel has always fascinated humans. The idea of being able to change the past or the future creates infinite possibilities. The most common form of time travel is through the use of a time machine, although in some cases, characters with mystical powers can transport others in time. The subject of time travel has been brought up in various blockbuster movies, such as Back to the Future series, the Terminator trilogy, and even Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.4 In the literary world, some well-known writers have written about time travel, including H.G....   [tags: Space Back to the Future Science Fiction Essays]
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Passing Time, the Thief of Life in John Milton’s “How Soon Hath Time” - John Milton’s “How Soon Hath Time” is a poem that distinguishes between different meanings of time, both literally and in relation to God. Milton explores the significance of time from the perspective of himself, as a poet. He alludes to Calvinism, a doctrine shared with many others during the time period, in his acceptance of time as a way to step closer spiritually to God as he ages. Additionally, the text suggests that patience is a virtue that will heal Milton’s poetic powers through God. Outside of the direct text, the rhyme scheme and capitalization, as part of the structure of the poem also highlights time’s benefits....   [tags: John Milton, How Soon Hath Time, poetry, time,] 1094 words
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Urban Political Machine In New York: Tammany Hall - In the middle of the nineteenth century, several factors contributed to the growth and expansion of cities in the United States. The 1850s saw a fantastic peak in the immigration of Europeans to America, and they quickly flocked to cities where they could form communities and hopefully find work1. The rushing industrialization of the entire country also helped to rapidly convert America from a primarily agrarian nation to an urban society. The transition, however, was not so smooth. Men and women were attracted to the new cities because of the culture and conveniences that were unavailable to rural communities....   [tags: American History] 1100 words
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The Time Traveller by H G Wells. - The Time Traveller by H G Wells. 'Time Travel' For my English Coursework Wide Reading Assignment I have read two S F novels. Even though they were written over 50 years apart they are similar in some ways and different in others. Both the books were based around 'time travel'. The first was the Time Traveller by H G Wells. A scientist had discovered a way to travel through time and when he travels to the future he finds that civilisation has broken down. The other book I read was 'The Sound of thunder' by Ray Bradbury, this was about a group of people who travelled back in time to hunt and kill animals....   [tags: English Literature] 1102 words
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Time of the Butterflies - Time of the Butterflies “Life is what you make out of it: one can go through it and let things pass them by, or a person can actually go out and get what he or she wants in that life.” These are common words repeatedly embedded into my head by my father, as maybe the same from one of your parent’s. In the Time of the Butterflies is a book about sisters that fight to take their god-given right of freedom in the Dominican Republic. To win this freedom, the Mirabal sisters had to give up their safety, give up their childhoods, and give up their lives....   [tags: Time] 1111 words
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The American Dream Depicted in the Play "The Time of Your Life" - I attended a production of the play entitled The Time of Your life. The play takes place in a San Francisco bar during the year 1939. It studies the personal struggles that are faced by many Americans during this particular time period, and even now. In this critique, I will be focusing on four of the main characters. I will examine the type of character being portrayed, what that character most wants in the play, their most important scene in the play, and the specific acting choices that either helped or hindered the development of their character....   [tags: the time of your life] 1112 words
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Using Time Lapses in Death of a Salesman - Using Time Lapses in Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller wrote “Death of a Salesman” in 1949. For this essay I am planning to explore the structural devices used in the play. Particularly time lapses. The play is set in Willy’s house and the various places he visits in New York. “Death of a Salesman” has been described as a modern tragedy and it certainly follows the rules. Willy Loman, the protagonist, is the tragic hero with a fatal flaw; his defect is his supreme pretence and pride. He lives in two different worlds....   [tags: Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller Time Essays] 1120 words
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Slavery of the Machine - For as long as civilization has existed so has slavery in its various forms. These downtrodden segments of society can be found throughout the annals of history; and some, like Oscar Wilde above, claim it was a necessary evil of civilization. Only in these modern times has much of the world found a reprieve from slavery. And finally mankind recognizes that in fact we all are equal, and all deserve certain immutable rights. Maybe not inconsequentially this change of heart has occurred because man has found the perfect slave; a slave that never sleeps, never eats, never complains; a slave totally incapable of open rebellion....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1127 words
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Time and Place in Langston Hughes' Poetry - In many different ways, the time periods affects us all. In Langston Hughes poem’s Dreams, My People and Oppression all the themes are based on the time period and the surrounding events. In the poem Dreams he expresses that we need to hold onto our dreams. In My People he expresses his love and appreciation for his people. Lastly, in the poem Oppression he expresses the sorrow and pain of African Americans. By analyzing the themes, tone and figurative language of these poems the reader will be able to see that time periods and there surrounding events affects people in everything they do....   [tags: Time, Place, Langston Hughes, Poetry] 1135 words
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Industrial Revolution as a Time of Change - Industrial Revolution as a Time of Change The Industrial Revolution was a time of drastic change that transformed hand tools and hand made items to machine manufactured and produced goods. Inventions brought on the most drastic changes during the Industrial Revolution. Machines made life much easier while decreasing prices of goods and generally improving life. (mhirotsu.htm). Before the 1750's, life was primitive but simple, which is vastly different from the complex culture that arose from the Industrial Revolution....   [tags: Industrial Revolution History Technology Essays] 1137 words
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Beware of Your Washing Machine and its Shiftless Partner, the Dryer - Beware of Your Washing Machine and its Shiftless Partner, the Dryer Professor’s comment: This student’s writing embodies a peculiar configuration of literary polish, linguistic facility, playful authorial self-awareness, and unadulterated goofiness. It is proudly, but not without trepidation, that I submit this essay to 123HelpMe and unleash the elegant lunacy of Rob Geis upon an unsuspecting world. Around the world, across America, even here in town, there is a crime occurring—a robbery of unguessed proportions and most of us aren’t even aware of it.It happens every week, yet we blithely aid and abet the criminals, willingly, if unconsciously, destroying the evidence of their heinous offence....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1145 words
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The Development of the Machine Gun - ... The union was however, not enthusiastic about the usage of Vandenberg’s invention and as a result he sold the gun to the confederacy. The gun had a screw type breech which fit in a key-ward thus pushing metallic sleeves into a bored chamber for an air tight seal (Gudmundsson 34). The volleys were set off by a center charge fired by a cap. The user had the option of firing from a loaded barrel or leaving it aside for firing at a later time. The other type of machine gun extensively used in the war was the Wilson Agar’s Coffee Mill guns to which he developed and sold to the Union Army (Gilby para, 4)....   [tags: Military Technology ]
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Describing Tsar King Alexander II's Time in Power - Describing Tsar King Alexander II's Time in Power To a certain extent, Tsar King Alexander II was a false liberator, however from closer examination, it is not clear cut and there are strong arguments to suggest the contrary. The reasons for the view that Alexander was a false liberator are that firstly, the Crimean war saw Britain, France and Turkey dealt an unexpected and resounding defeat to Russia, who until then was regarded as a superpower. This therefore made change and reform inevitable....   [tags: Papers] 1151 words
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Review of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine - Review of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine Science fiction is literary or cinematic genre in which fantasy, typically based on scientific discoveries or developments, environmental changes, space travel, or life on other planets, forms part of the plot or background. Examples of scientific films would be Star Wars, I robot, Matrix, Star Trek and many more. In a scientific film you will find unusual weapons, fast weird looking cars, aliens, lots of machines and funny costumes, all this things show us it is a scientific film....   [tags: Papers] 1157 words
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“Ticking Away the Moments” - In the original time travel novel, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, the main character is sent on an extraordinary journey to the future. In this 800,000 year journey The Time Traveler, as he is known in the book, faces many new challenges and sees many new sights. Paralleling this fictional story, time travel is becoming a new focus of study. Time travel, a supported theory by many world-renowned physicists, is a widely debated topic in modern times. However, to fully understand this debate, a small lesson is needed....   [tags: Time Travel]
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"The Time Machine": An Outstanding Science Fiction Novel of the 19th Century - ... It is most notable that the narration has employed the use of meat in this illustration because of “its capability to shape narrative structure and visceral evidence of imperial culture in which social interest inseparable from appetite and illumination is bound to carnage,” (Lee, p. 67). In this perspective, Lee reverts to the Aristotle’s interpretation that carnage is the closely associated with the highest levels of archaism characterized by absolute alterity. Lee goes on to cite Sanborn in his definition for cannibalism, “cannibalism is a constitutive of humanity,” (112)....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Power of the Medical Monks - ... The sharp crack of machine gun fire fill the air. Your commanding officer shouts the order to assault. For a second fear grips your heart. In a burst of fiery courage, you jump over the trench and charge. You run your feet pounding against the cold, hard dirt. The world goes black as a sharp shooting pain fills your head. Where Napoleon, and the civil war laid the foundation. World War I, and World War II built the framework, and the first floor. These were the first wars to formally train combat medics....   [tags: Sharp Pain, Machine Gun] 1220 words
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Analysis of The Time Machine - Analysis of The Time Machine The Time Machine by H.G. Wells is considered a “classic” in today’s literary community. I also believe that this novel is a good book. It was an interesting story the first time I studied it, and I have found new ideas each time I have read it since. It is amazing that such a simple narrative could have so many complex ideas. Unfortunately, some do not take the same position that I do. They cast it off as a silly little novel that deserves no merit. Obviously I disagree with these critics....   [tags: essays papers] 1238 words
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Time To Learn by George Wood - The 2nd book within George Wood's manuscript, "Time to Learn", addresses the idea of change within the school system. "Transforming the High School" is broken into chapters that regard how to positively change the normal, structed school environment. Wood gives examples and illustrates the need and the process of change by; how to truly interact and connect with students, on how to teach important things successfully, and enforces the need for a democratic system within the school. Like the first book, Wood uses many students to serve as an example of situations within the school, but also to bring a connection into his story....   [tags: George Wood Time Learn Response] 1251 words
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Childhood, Politics, and Satire in The Child in Time - Childhood, Politics, and Satire in The Child in Time   For most children there is a strong desire never to grow up. This ‘Peter Pan’ complex has a large impact on most children and therefore very many adults later in life. Many of the images in The Child in Time are related to this desire, and the title is possibly directly related to the concept.             Kate is the first example of this eternal youth. She is not killed by any significant event - she does not succumb to a disease nor is she struck my an unfortunate accident - instead, during what would be a completely standard and banal trip to the supermarket she is abducted....   [tags: The Child in Time] 1260 words
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Got Milking Machines? - ... Having a pipeline milking system took less manual labor because there was an automatic washing system to wash the milkers, milk cooler, pipeline, etc. When compared to hand milking, “‘more cows can be milked, and they can be milked a lot faster. It’s better for the cows and the people. There are huge advantages and lots of progress’” (P. Zimmerman). The newest, most efficient form of milking is robotic milking. Robotic milking was created in 1992 but was not used in the United States until 2000 (Chan)....   [tags: Agricultural Research ]
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Exploring one of the Greatest Theorists of his Time: Charles Darwin - Exploring one of the Greatest Theorists of his Time: Charles Darwin Our Society depends upon science, and yet to so many of us what scientists do is a mystery. The sciences are not just collections of facts, but are ordered by theory; which is why Einstein could say that science was a free creation of the human mind. (Bowler) Charles Darwin is one of the most famous scientists and theorists who had ever lived. Darwin has been written from his background to his evolutionary theory and on the reception of Darwin's ideas in his own time and in the years after his death....   [tags: Biography]
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First Time Homebuyer - First Time Homebuyer      The first thing to do when you're going to buy your first home is to go right ahead and be pre qualified for a loan. In order to do this you need to sit down with your lender and learn about the different types of loans. Together you and your lender can come up with the best loan for you. The main three are FHA, VA, and Conventional loans. FHA loans limit you to an $118,750.00 buying power. But, the bank is more lenient on slow credit and you can use 100% gift funds....   [tags: Buying House First Time Directions Essays] 1297 words
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Nozick's Experience Machine and Hedonism - ... Humans should have the choice to make their own decisions, to become unique individuals, to attain knowledge through learning and to make connections with each other in the form of friendships, familial and romantic relationships. A hedonist might say that all that is of importance is the pleasure, not how it is conceived. Yes, one would be able to maximize one’s own state of consciousness (which would be in accordance with an ethical egoist) in the experience machine. But, it will only be a “cheap” pleasure – akin to cheating through life....   [tags: Psychology]
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Equipment Downtime and Lost Time Incidents - Equipment Downtime and Lost Time Incidents For many years, Aerojet Maintenance has struggled with worker injuries and lost time or time away from work associated with those injuries. In addition to the lost time issue, machinery breakdowns and obsolete and antiquated machinery are major problems that the maintenance department has to contend with on a daily basis. On initial review, there appeared to be a connection between when employees sustained work-associated injuries and when a piece or pieces of equipment were out of service....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis ] 1335 words
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In Our Time and the Lost Generation - In Our Time and the Lost Generation Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time is a true representation of his "lost generation" for the simple reason that all generations are eventually lost as time goes by. Hemingway focuses on a generation he knows about, his own. It becomes apparent throughout the novel that Hemingway is deconstructing the world without overly using vast amounts of description. All of the “messages" bring the reader to an understanding of a generation, the "lost generation" that appears to result from Hemingway's novel....   [tags: In Our Time Essays]
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Arrogance in Oedipus and Cocteau's Infernal Machine - Arrogance in Oedipus and Cocteau's Infernal Machine     The myth of Oedipus dates back centuries. Overtime a myth changes in many ways as each author or orator presents their own version. The main plot usually remains intact, but authors add their own style to the tragic story. In the case of Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Jean Cocteau's Infernal Machine both authors focus on the arrogant nature of Oedipus. Since this quality ultimately has destructive powers, the relationships Oedipus has with other characters demonstrates this arrogance....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire" - Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire" Rage Against The Machine are a popular 90's rap metal band. Evil Empire is considered a different offering than the rest. Relying on effects, the album is extraordinary, most songs on this are excellent. What make this album stand out from all the other is that it the second releaced from the group. But it still keeps up with the polictial movement for the time. Sing about the Mexicen movement in America and how the American government keeps the poor people down....   [tags: Music Rap Album Metal] 1351 words
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The Roman War Machine - The roman war machine draws definitive lines between what is human and what is natural through their military camp. Polybius describes the roman military system as diametrically organized to that of the Greek. Whereas the Greeks “adapt the camp to the natural advantages of the ground”, the Romans impose themselves upon their surroundings. Every camp is uniform in order to expedite communication and organization. From the location of the consul’s flag, an entire camp, without instruction, can materialize with the homogeneity equivalent of the factory mass production of the Industrial Revolution....   [tags: Roman History] 1352 words
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The Machine Stops - In The Machine Stops, E.M. Forster projects life years from now where people live underground with extreme technological advances. Also, people live separated in little rooms where they find a variety of buttons they can press in order to perform any task they desire. They do not communicate with people face to face as often as we do now. Without a doubt, their society is very different from ours. All of the inhabitants are used to living along with the Machine and it is hard for them to imagine life without everything the Machine is able to facilitate....   [tags: E.M. Forster] 1355 words
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The Machine Gun - ... 28). The first true machine gun can be contributed to Wilson Ager (Maiorino, 2006, p.216). His “coffee mill” gun, coined by President Abraham Lincoln, or the Union Repeating Rifle, was shown to the President in 1861. It fired 120 rounds of .58 caliber paper rounds a minute. It was such a success in the eyes of the President that he purchased 60 of the guns. However it had several weaknesses. For starters the gun itself would over-heat after several minutes of use. In fact, continued use resulted in the barrel spewing hot metal liquids and would make the barrel misshapen (Maiorino, 2006, p.217)....   [tags: Weapon, Volley Guns, Gatling's Gun] 1364 words
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The Keeping of Time - ... For example, a 14th century store that fixes people’s house’s has 20 people who come up to them asking them for help. Without the knowing of even primitive time in itself the shop owner and only guess when he is coming to help those people, such as when the sun is highest in the sky. Since this can be interpreted differently by different people the man could show up hours later than his customer wanted, thus loosing that customer. If that man were to have clocks and accurate time measurement he would’ve been able to tell his customer a specific time....   [tags: Time Management]
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Free Weights vs. Machines Weights - Free Weights vs. Machines Weights People have enjoyed working out for a long time. The going to the gym and working out trend is gaining popularity every year. Right now working out is the rage. Health clubs are getting built and remolded. There is still one question that the average working out Joe wants an answer for. Which is better. Free weights or machine weights. Does it really matter. When a person works out with free weights it is necessary for him to have a spotter (a person to watch him in case he fails to lift the desired weight)....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison] 1379 words
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Hampton Machine Tool - Hampton Machine Tool Company, a machine tool manufacturer, was founded in 1915. Hampton's customer base is made up primarily of military aircraft manufactures and automobile manufactures in the St. Louis area. Hampton felt the boom in the 1960s with record setting profits in the mid to late 1960s. Hampton slowed down in the 1970s with the withdrawal from Vietnam War and the oil embargo. Hampton stabilized by the late 1970s and now has a larger market share as other competitors were unable to make it through the tough times....   [tags: Case Study Analysis Manufacturing] 1426 words
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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells - The Time Machine by H.G. Wells Works Cited Not Included Time traveling, a concept known to modern man as inconceivable, but in The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells, this fathom of human fantasy has come to life. Wells entangles a unique blend of contrasting characters, conflicts of capitalist verses laborer divisions, and foreshadowing of the destruction of humanity to seem together this novel of visionary proportions. "The Time Machine is a bleak and sober vision of man's place in the Universe."(McConnell Pg.1581) Well's use of characters in The Time Machine brings a heavy sense of contrast and diversity into the story....   [tags: Papers HG Wells Essays] 1433 words
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Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Cocteau's The Infernal Machine - Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Cocteau's The Infernal Machine     Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Cocteau's The Infernal Machine relate the same story, yet from quite different angles. Sophocles' play is written in heightened language and spends 1,530 lines on an hour of time. On the other hand, Cocteau's characters speak colloquially, and his 96 pages cover 17 years, putting much more emphasis on the events prior to where Sophocles begins his play. Sophocles and Cocteau present Oedipus' character in different lights, and through these characters express contrary themes....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Linear Time Structure of the Western World - ... Dalloway, for example, the day is structured by the tolling of Big Ben. Woolf explains that “the sound of Big Ben striking the half-hour struck out between them with extraordinary vigour, as if a young man, strong, indifferent, inconsiderate, were swinging dumb-bells this way and that” (Woolf 48). Later, she says that “it was precisely twelve o’clock; twelve by Big Ben; whose stroke was wafted over the northern part of London” (Woolf 94). There is a similar situation in Micheal Cunningham’s The Hours as people are constantly looking at clocks to see what the time is....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Circular Time] 1441 words
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Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander - Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander Type of story: Fictional Setting: 1.Time: Historical period: the story jumps from different times. While traveling though they go from 2700b.c. to 55b.c. to 998b.c. to 411b.c. to 998a.d. to 1468 to 1555 to 1588 to 1600 to 1775. 2. Place: Geographical location: This story as well as switching from time to time it also switches from place to place. While traveling they go the places of Egypt, Rome and Britain, Ireland, Japan, Italy, Peru, The Isle of Man, and finally to America....   [tags: Time Cat Lloyd Alexander Outline] 1449 words
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Machine Age Notes - The Machine Age(1877-1900) AKA The Gilded Age Assembly Line Production 12 -14 hour workday One mistake results in many injuries Corporate Consildation Businesses getting larger and larger Bc court was very pro business Gov’t unsure how to enforce Holding Companies Held certain amount of stock in industry Usually meant it controlled the industrya Factors of production Leads to monopoly Horizontal integration Cartels John D rockafeller Standard oil illegal Verticle Integration Own all factors of production in an industry Allowed smaller businesses to “compete” Legal Both integrations practiced by captains of industry for guilded age Created class of extremely powerful men Interests not as same as society Leads to Sherman Anti Act of 1890 Stops business from combination of conspiracy in restraint of trade Supreme Court found loophole Allowed businesses go But condemned unions Ex) EC knight owned 98% of sugar refining plant let go Social Darwinism Steel mogul Andrew Carnegie promotes Only natural that richest are at the top The gospel of wealth Wealth means philanthropy Suburbs Bc mass transportation allowed Middle class would escape city surroundings Lead to cities mainly immigrants Ethnic neighborhoods To escape prejudice Political bosses Think gangs of an area except more legal Head of political machines Gave all services a neighborhood needed In return for vote as instructed Ex) boss tweed Knights of Labor Founded by Uriah Stephens Goals were 8 hour work day = pay for men and women Child labor laws Safety and sanitary codes Fed income tax Gov’t ownership of railroad and telegraph Eventually used violence which lead to decline in popularity Terrence Powderly leads these strikes Unsuccessful Haymarket Square Riot Someone blew a bomb People blame a labor union Even though no one really knows “socialist radicals” from unions Many in unions were socialist/utopian philosophy American Federation of Labor(AFL) Led by Samule Gompers Concentrated on bread and butter issues Higher wage shorter work hours Realized union = more power by disclude unskilled ones Most did not accept immigrants Blacks nor women Was just a confederation of trade unions A bunch of unions exclusive to a trade Settlement houses Hull House was the first one Headed by Jane Addams Won Nobel peace prize in 1931 Laid foundation for progressive era Increasing gap between rich and poor Defines era Entertainment industry Popular novels Newspaper Yellow journalism Joesph Pulizter and William Randolph Hearst South stayed on agriculture Some progress Tobacco processing plants Hired some workers Textile mills Reduced dependence Most stayed as farmers Post war econ Made many farmers sell land Wealthy bought Forced in share cropping Using the crop lien system Kept poor very poor No money so borrowed $$ to buy seeds Huge debts and interest; unscrupulous owners Jim Crow Laws Northern gov’t less control over southern Equal protection must be from states rather than federal Supreme Court stated 14th didn’t protect from private businesses Also reversed civil rights act of 1875 Legal segregation Plessy v Ferguson “separate but equal” Setback all civil rights gains of recon era Booker T Washington Accused of being accommodationist Bc didn’t immediately ask for equal rights But he just had good idea of what he could do during his time Created a Tuskegee institute “Atlanta exposition” WEB Du bois refers to as “Atlanta Compromise” Raching and Mining Ranchers move into NA territory If find a mine Sell rights to company Railroads Expanded west Built at publics expense Bc gov’t wanted them to be completed Asked for substantial assistance Owners against any fed control of RR B4 regulartion, over charge when monopoly Undercharge if competitive Bad for farmers in region connected towns with civilization “railroad time” first standardized method of time telling Little Big Horn Only NA battle won Fought bc RR destroying buffalo Frontier gone by 1890 Progressive historian Turner/Frontier Thesis frontier crucial that it: 1 shaping of American character 2 defning of spirit 3 fostering democracy 4 providing safety valve for econ distress in urban areas Gov’t recognized potential of land n agriculter center 1862: Homestead Act Gave 160 acres of land to anyone who would Cultivate land, build home, live there “create a homestead” Morrill Land Grant Act $$ for Agriculture colleges Dawes Severalty Act Split up Indian land Didn’t work Many poor and had to sel land Must live ther for 25 years American citizenship eventually Didn’t work Reversed in 1934 NA were all gone anyway RR regulations States imposed Munn vs Illinois Said that RR crossing state lines Congress can regulate States can regulate private industry that served ‘public interest” Wabash case States cannot establish rates involving interstate commerce Interstsate Commerce Act First federal regulatory law in US history!....   [tags: World History] 1451 words
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Retrocasualty in Time Travel - ... In defiance to the “butterfly effect” – by implying some events are, in a sense, “sterile” from influencing the future – a few theories do just that. In order to justify this “sterility”, multiple time lines are assumed to exist which interact with one another. One such theory that assumes this is the harmony theory: “This teleological theory suggests that the universe tends toward harmony and will correct itself even if a person, event or idea “destroys” any one particular time line. For example, if one were to create a time machine, travel back in time and kill Hitler before his rise to power in an effort to save the lives of six million Jews, the Holocaust would nevertheless have to happen—even without Hitler's presence—because in our universe, the events of World War II, including the Holocaust, must take place in order for the United States and the U.S.S.R to become a superpower and use its influence to help create the United Nations, which in turn helped create the modern state of Israel....   [tags: Science ]
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