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What lips my lips have kissed by Edna St. Vincent Millay - "What lips my lips have kissed" by Edna St. Vincent Millay While reading "What lips my lips have kissed" by Edna St. Vincent Millay, I realized many things about myself. The first thing was that I, after thinking I would never be able to decipher one word of poetry, actually could. I also found that I was able to enjoy it. Another thing was that the narrator (whom I felt was a woman- no man could portray these feelings like a woman) and I had strikingly similar feelings. There happened to be many other amazing findings, but these two were the first and most important to me....   [tags: What lips my lips have kissed] 688 words
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Edna St. Vincent Millay’s sonnet What lips my lips have kissed and where and why - Edna St. Vincent Millay’s sonnet, “What lips my lips have kissed and where and why” Edna St. Vincent Millay’s sonnet, “What lips my lips have kissed and where and why,” is about being, physically or mentally jaded, and thinking back to the torrid love of one’s youth. The “ghosts” that haunt her are the many lovers of her past; she’s specifically trying to remember them all. She recalls the passion she experienced and how there was a certain feeling within herself. Millay shows this through her vivid imagery, use of the rain as a literary device and by paralleling herself with a lonely tree....   [tags: What lips my lips have kissed and where and why] 518 words
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What Lips My Lips Have Kissed by Edna St. Vincent Millay - ... Vincent Millay may have imagined a speaker for this poem but she makes it seem as if it is coming from her own personal experiences. Daniel Mark Epstein says that “the truth about her personal affairs was scarcely less fantastic than the rampant speculations; even now, historians find it difficult to separate Millay rumor from Millay fact.” The speaker is obviously at an older age now, and feels as if her youth was wasted. “What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, I have forgotten,” is the first line in Millay’s sonnet....   [tags: musical talents, lovers] 743 words
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The Function of Lips and Their Biological Significance - The Function of Lips and Their Biological Significance Lipids are biological molecules and are insoluble in aqueous solutions but are soluble in organic solvents. Specific lipids have a physiological importance to humans; they have three major functions; serving as structural components of biological membranes, act as vitamins and hormones, provide energy storage (triaculglycerols). Lipids are made up of the elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Lipids can exist as fats, oils and waxes....   [tags: Papers] 821 words
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Tomson Highway in Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing - Tomson Highway is a playwright of Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kaspukasing. The play is based on the real life of Highway as he was born as a full-blood Cree, lived in a Native community that takes place in Wasaychigan Hill, and registered as a member of the Barren Lands First Nation (“Biography”). Native people have their own culture and beliefs; unique language and mythology. Most of his plays use Cree and Ojib language and show the issue of the women power in the community. As the period changes, the Canadian government tries to implement a new system to ensure that native people can cope and adapt with the world that keeps changing....   [tags: playwright, play analysis]
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Part One of Red Rose and Pink Lips - ... Sounds of heavy heels being thrown recklessly against wooden floor, replacing the creaky noises with soft steps of delicate legs instead. Said legs then stopped their steps and soon sounds of clothes being pulled over and jeans being tugged down echoed almost too teasingly against Taeyeon's fully awakened ears. She felt her lower region tightening as sounds of bra unclasping and undergarments thrown into the laundry basket became closer and clearer. She struggled as the figure slowly made their way to the empty toilet, leaving a gap of the door open, just like what she always does....   [tags: selcas, picture, company] 1904 words
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Helping Children with Cleft Lips or Cleft Paletes - ... Genisca further explains, “Smoking has been identified as the most consistent environmental risk factor with odd ratios, based on recent analysis.” (Genisca 2009, 1) Further, genetic factors have been identified as another cause of cleft lip deformities. For example, the IRF6 gene was identified as a common genetic trait in babies born with Orofacial malformations. The study conducted by Souza and Raskin was performed in Parana, Brazil, and the research teams main goal was to have a wider knowledge of all of the causes, manner of causation and a broader exploration in how cleft lip diseases come about....   [tags: deformaties, ] 1311 words
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Getting Those Sensuous Lips - Getting Those Sensuous Lips Plastic surgery has become a leading business in America and is venturing in to all parts of the body. First there was the liposuction of the thighs and butt then the face-lifts, the beast implants and now the injections of the lips. The volume of the lips can be thick and prominent, as in certain races, or else thin and retracted as in other races. A full, fresh prominent mouth, which invites a kiss, is the latest object of cosmetic surgery. There have been many types of materials that have been injected and several techniques that have been used....   [tags: Plastic Surgery Beauty Essays]
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I Love Those Lips, But Those Lips Belong to Another -      Recently I came across two arches. They were alive and in constant motion. First they told me life might get interesting. Then they showed me that life was going to get really good. Then after leaving me with an odd sense of power, they said bye, now life is sad. Its movements resembled that of a shape-shifter: causing the creation of circles, ellipses, and a mixture of feelings. These were the actions of a pair of lips belonging to a vision of beauty.   When I first saw them they were in their top form....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]
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Analysis of Tomson Highway´s Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kaspukasing - Tomson Highway is a playwright of Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kaspukasing. The play is based on the real life of Highway as he was born as a full-blood Cree, lived in a Native community that takes place in Wasaychigan Hill, and registered as a member of the Barren Lands First Nation (“Biography”). Native people have their own culture and beliefs; unique language and mythology. Most of his plays use Cree and Ojib language and show the issue of the women power in the community. As the period changes, the Canadian government tries to implement a new system to ensure that native people can cope and adapt with the world that keeps changing....   [tags: Native, Prejudice]
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The Conflict in Terrance McNally´s Lips Together, Teeth Apart - ... . Grow up like that and you view a pool or a public toilet seat as a natural enemy." The pool is thus associated with disease and filth- -polio and public toilet seats. Why. In monologs from the characters it becomes clear there is an unspoken fear that the pool is contaminated. The house in which the couples are staying once belonged to Sally’s brother who recently passed from AIDS. Everyone is scared that by swimming in the pool they will also contract the deadly disease. Well that is everyone except John who has esophagus cancer and sees that as the last of his worries....   [tags: couple, marriage, relationship, love, death] 1503 words
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Winter Skincare Tips - ... Sun glare from snow can still cause sunburn thus make sure you slather on sunscreen before heading outdoors. You can choose those with lower SPF’s as long as the formula can help in shielding the sun’s harmful rays. Apply it in your face and hands 30 minutes before going out. Reapply it periodically since the winter weather can dry it out and strip it from your skin. Moisturize more Moisturizers are vital in keeping your skin healthy, especially during the cold season. These comes in different types such as oils, creams, and lotions....   [tags: clothing, lips, diet, hydrate] 602 words
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A Moment on the Lips, Forever in the Hips - Sweetness is usually correlated with sugar. And although sugars have that distinctive, enjoyable taste, there are other molecular combinations that are as sweet and thoroughly pleasant. The problem with sugar, the most common being sucrose, is that it has a lot of calories. These calories lead to weight gain if not spent by exercise, but now that humans have the knowledge and technology to create various substances, there are artificial sweeteners that do not even have calories and taste sweeter than sucrose as well....   [tags: Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners]
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Reaction by C. Flammers - Since the case study was written, New Belgium has added to its product line with beers divided into these different categories: Year Round, Seasonal, Revival, Hop Kitchen, and Lips of Faith (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). NBB still calls Fort Collins, Colorado home (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). However, in 2015 they will be opening up a location in Asheville, North Carolina to reach the East Coast (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). They now are currently selling beer in 32 states, and produced 764,424 barrels of beer in 2012 (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.)....   [tags: year round, seasonal, revival, lips of faith]
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The Comparison of Two Love Poems - ... In Mrs. Browning’s poem she uses the repeating of the same words, “I Love Thee”, over and over, which gives the poem its rhythm. But yet she still uses the rhyming scheme at the end of sentences that rhyme like these two sentences, “I love thee to the depth and breadth and height/My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight”. (2-3, Pg. 490, LIT). There is an analysis of this poem at the Amarillo College library online, under the Literary Reference section stating, “Sonnet 43 is an Italian sonnet, a fourteen – line iambic pentameter poem written in a specific rhyme scheme”....   [tags: How Do I Love Thee, What Lips My Lips Have Kissed] 649 words
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Flight in Song of Solomon, Native Son, A Worn Path, Sad Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot, and Por - Flight in Song of Solomon, Native Son, A Worn Path, Sad Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot, and Portable Promised, and Land First Eagle Story Since the beginning of time all human beings have had a fascination with human flight. Watching a bird soar through the air, one cannot help but desire the same capabilities. Imagine the point of view of the bird that flies high above the trees, among the mountains, over the ocean, and high in the air, far away from the clamor of everyday life on the ground....   [tags: Song Solomon Essays]
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Be Through My Lips to Unawakened Earth: A Breathed Request - Percy Bysshe Shelley was born in Horsham, Sussex, England in 1792. He entered Oxford University in 1804, where he spent his time developing his idealism and controversial philosophies, and exploring the topic of Atheism. He was expelled from school for expressing these ideas, and was shunned by his father. Shelley continued to write poetry and take part in various political reform activities, and met Mary Godwin, a friend’s daughter, whom he fell in love with. They married in 1816, and moved to Italy in 1818 where they lived with their children....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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A Moment on the Lips, Forever in the Hips: The Dangers of Aspertame and Other Sweeteners - Sweetness is usually correlated with sugar. The problem with sugar, otherwise known as sucrose, is that it has a lot of calories. These calories lead to weight gain if not spent by exercise, but now that humans have the knowledge and technology to create various substances, there are artificial sweeteners that do not have calories at all and taste even sweeter than sucrose. Many Americans avoid sugar-sweetened drinks by drinking beverages filled with artificial sweeteners such as aspartame to avoid weight gain....   [tags: Trans Fats, Diabetes, Caloric Intake]
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Costmetic Dentistry: Lip Augmentation - ... The main focus is given to the shape of the lips and balance between the lips. The surgery should be done such that the new lip look perfectly matches the face. Several factors such as age, gender, facial shape, and personal aspires, are taken into concern prior to the lip correction surgery. Lip reduction treatment tends to provide desired shape and size to the lips. Compared to UK, United States, and other such countries, the Lip Reduction cost in India is affordable. Complications: Lip augmentation procedure does not involve too much risk, compared to other cosmetic procedures....   [tags: lip enhancement, technology] 819 words
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The Mouth Is Where It All Begins - ... Digestion: i. Mechanical: The teeth aid in the mouth’s digestion of food. The teeth are the primary structures in the mouth that are responsible for physical, mechanical digestion. Mastication is the first step in mechanical digestion. The teeth cuts tear, and grind the food (Saladin, p 959-961). ii. Chemical: There are no chemical reactions present for these accessory organs. c. Regulation: No nervous, paracrine, or endocrine regulation occur in the teeth. d. Motility: The teeth function to help move food further into the mouth....   [tags: human digestive systems] 2338 words
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Comparison of the Male Leads in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing - ... i. 286). Shakespeare uses detail in the word “anything”. “Anything” means no matter what. Benedick agrees to do anything to express his love to Beatrice. The willingness to do anything to convey one’s love means that person loves their partner enough to do the vilest acts. Since both lovers are in relationships that end with the uniting of two people forever, whether it be in marriage or the afterlife, and are willing to do anything to show their love, having a loving heart is an important trait for the male lover to possess....   [tags: love, awkward, wisdom] 725 words
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Themes used in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet - The theme of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is entertainment. This is proven thought the play through use of comedy, drama, romance, and conflict. This style brought people of all ages, mindsets, and social classes to see the play since it used the mixture instead of just a single genre of entertainment. The result was Romeo and Juliet being very entertaining, profitable, and generally succeeding in its purpose. The use of comedy was usually through sexual puns and double entendre like “ ’Tis true, and therefore women, being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the wall....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare] 1046 words
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Consequences of Forbidden Love in Shakespeare´s Romeo and Juliet - ... Romeo and Juliet are stuck in this bad fortune and Romeo even goes as far as to say “I am fortune’s fool”. This is significant because it is saying that their free will to love each other and be together is nonexistent. They are doomed from the start no matter what actions they try and take their destiny is in not in their favor. Love however in this story is the entire meaning to everything. Love is why Romeo and Juliet die. Love is why everything gets so complicated and so upsetting. Love is everything and more in this play and leads up to the most tragic endings to a love story in the history of love stories and the most unexpected losses for two lovers and their families....   [tags: fate, loss, control, love] 1074 words
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From Songs of Limbs and Flesh and Heart Perhaps Too - From Songs of Limbs and Flesh and Heart Perhaps Too "Am I desirable?" le désir/ desire Without the consistent reminder that the amorous subject is found sexually appealing, there is an attention to physical detail, a reassessment of worth, and of balance between what is called "inner and outer beauty" 1. In the mirror I am searching for what the other will be drawn to. And not only the other, but anyone: strangers, foes, past lovers. I am scanning legs, hair, and curve of thigh. Is it elbow, or nape of neck....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1094 words
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Race in Different Countries - ... The burakumin are people who physically look the same as the majority of the people in Japan. However, they are treated and known as outcasts. Burakumin, in another words, can be compared to India’s untouchables. This discrimination of burakumin people is due to a historical tiered system of stratification, in which the ancestors of the burakumin were below the top four ranked categories. The top four categories are samurai, or warrior administrators, farmers, artisans and merchants. Due to this harsh discrimination of burakumin, Japan dismantled the legal structure of discrimination against burakumin....   [tags: criteria, different viewpoints, skin color]
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Wondering About My Sexuality - ... I felt shivers down my spine but not the normal type this time it was something that did not feel wrong. When I started caressing her rack and licking her earlobe she couldn’t take it anymore. I felt a hard grab on the side of my face when she grabbed me and pulled me to the floor laying me on top of me grasping my cheeks pulling me into a frenzied kiss. As we kissed I felt the nervous tension disappear but not the arousal urge to get down and dirty with this one hot mamma. Shelly started rolling the tip of her tongue over my lips and it was the point when my panties started to grow a little hot and sweaty....   [tags: personal narrative] 1150 words
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Expression of feelings in To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet - ... “The love between husband and wife in the ideal state of marriage may be considered and analogy for the love between Christ and the soul or Christ and his Church” (Stafford). Love in a Christian definition is a symbol of the relationship between God and mankind. “I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold, Or all the riches in the East doth hold. My love is such that rivers cannot quench” (Bradstreet). Bradstreet reinforces her great earthly love as a spiritual union by tying it to the Bible’s value of love in the Song of Solomon....   [tags: puritan views of marriage] 887 words
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Skin Deep: The Face of Women's Makeup - Skin Deep: The Face of Women’s Makeup Representative of womanhood, femininity and sexuality, it has been both celebrated and vulgarized. Face makeup has long played a role in beauty and women’s endless pursuit of it, but is there a significance in painting our faces that is more than just skin deep. What does makeup symbolize and how does it influence society’s standard of beauty. Women use makeup to highlight feminine features and conceal flaws, but are these also subliminal advertisements....   [tags: beauty, revlon, cosmetics]
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Advertisement: Typical Male Mindsets of Society - The world around us is full of advertisements for anything and everything under the sun. Alcohol advertisements are quite possibly the most noted. Everyone sees, watches them and reads them, the old-enough-to-drink crowd and the too-young-to-drink crowd. Advertisements are everywhere; they are inescapable and unavoidable. Each one aimed at a specific target, and the bulls eye is the sold product. This particular advertisement for Smirnoff Vodka is interesting in numerous ways. The first noticeable way is a bit of whipped cream on a woman’s slender finger with her finger dangerously close to her mouth....   [tags: sex, cream and advertisements] 1009 words
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New Woman: A Failed Mother - Dracula functions as a way to invert sexual identity of the novel through the use of vivid imagery. Through this Bram Stoker not only breaks the walls of gender barriers, but also perverts the image of an archetype mother to create a fear from the New Woman. He exposes failed motherhood through; three female vampires who sexually consume their child, Lucy who feeds off her children, and Count Dracula who taints the image of a mother perpetually to signify the dangers that a “New Woman” can bring to the society....   [tags: dracula functions, gender barriers]
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Analysis of Face Descry System - The user interface for the computer systems is evolvinginto an intelligent multi-modal interface. It is now movingaway from keyboard-given instructions to more naturalmodes of interaction, using visual, audio and sensorialmeans. This is the first step in achieving a human-likecommunication between man and machine. Human communication has two main aspects: verbal(auditory) and non-verbal (visual). Phenomenalike facial expressions, body movements and physiologicalreactions are the atomic units of the non-verbal communication.Although it is quite clear that non-verbal gestures arenot necessary for successful human interaction, considerable research in social psychology has shownthat non-verbal...   [tags: software, interface, face detection]
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Your Taboo Isnt My Taboo - ... Jourdan was clad in a pair of panties that disguised the scar on her right hip and the front of her stiletto pumps came to a dangerous point. She hopped onto the table and moved like a feline from limp ankles to straddle the woman’s stomach. Durmont, in a pair of black boxer briefs that slid below the diagonal muscle lines at the side of his hips, walked over to the table and freed one of Jourdan’s breasts. “She’s pretty.” “Yeah, and he’s hot.” Durmont clutched Jourdan’s neck, squeezing it as she threw her head back in perfect primrose....   [tags: corpses, coasts, kiss, body, climax] 796 words
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What Woman Do for Beauty - ... Also, it can set into deep wrinkles and cause further wrinkling in the future. If not used regularly, makeup can expire quickly. Once expired, if used, it can cause more severe imperfections, such as cystic acne (Mychaskiw). For certain people, another con could be that some makeup brands test their makeup on animals. The FDA requires all over-the-counter makeup products to be tested on animals (Companies That Still Test On Animals). The only makeup brands that do not test on animals are those sold at a higher cost on a professional level....   [tags: makeup, wrinkles, artists] 823 words
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Fire and Ice - Beltane, a night of celebration and passion as lovers celebrate the new harvest, new love, and new beginnings. Dancing and music had filled the streets from early evening till late in the night, sweet fragrances of summer flowers braided into hair filled the streets. Lovers leaping the Beltane fires in the hopes it would bring them a child in the New Year, or just to bring luck and good health, were joined by the Seeker and his Confessor, laughing and dancing through the celebrations. Before the night is out, many lovers sneak away into the shadows of darkness, sharing passionate embraces and joining together to celebrate their love....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 1969 words
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A Comparison of Two Advertisements - A Comparison of Two Advertisements Advertisements are messages that are intended to influence and persuade their audience. Their purpose is to raise awareness of the existence of their product in the people whom they target and to promote the benefits of buying or using it. Adverts are paid for by the advertisers and is a major source of income for magazines - approximately 40% of revenues. Without money from advertising, much of the modern media would not exist. Therefore advertising is a commercial business as opposed to ‘free’ publicity like press releases and photo opportunities....   [tags: Papers] 4554 words
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Eye Catching Impact of Celebrities - Women both young and old flip through the pages of a magazine and sometimes stumble across something that catches their eye. Perhaps, what caught their eye was a make-up ad, possibly featuring a favorite celebrity, or even appeal to a woman's vanity. "Celebrity impacts on so many aspects" (Pringle, 5), just like Halle Berry does in Revlon's advertisement promoting their new photoready eyeshadow. Halle Berry is undoubtedly an attractive woman who creates an "attractive persona" (Pringle, 67), which helps attract customers to pay attention to this product and its details....   [tags: magazine, customer, advertisement] 526 words
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Shakespeare’s Use of Language and Imagery in Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare’s Use of Language and Imagery in Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a dramatic love story between to 16th Century lovers, this essay will consider the imagery and language Shakespeare uses and how this establishes Romeo and Juliet as 16th Century lovers. When Romeo first set eyes on Juliet at the Capulet ball he compliments her, “cheek of night,” Romeo thinks she is soft and looks superb. He describes her as a “rich jewel” as she shines and is full of beauty, Shakespeare compares Juliet against an unattractive background of an “Ethiop’s ear” which makes her be prominent and be stunning....   [tags: Papers] 1233 words
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The Faulted Winter of 1998-Personal Narrative - The Faulted Winter of 1998-Personal Narrative My mom and dad were back in the condominium. Meanwhile, I was having a great time tubing down the local snowy hills with my brother, Greg. Even though it was --16°F and we couldn't feel our toes, we were making the best of our winter vacation in Vermont. Yet I was very unaware of the upcoming event that would soon spoil my fun. It was 11:00 pm when we decided to head back to the ski resort that we stayed at (which was a short walk away). I saw my friend and started talking to him, so I sent Greg ahead of me....   [tags: Papers] 465 words
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Chapter 5: The Long Night on the Trail - ... Louis?” he asked. They both knew all along they’d eventually go their own ways. He had obligations and none of them included a wife. “I suppose so.” She threw a branch on the fire and the flames shot higher. “Since you didn’t collect a reward for Duvall, I’ll make sure you have enough money to take a ferry or a train.” Kat visibly paled and he was instantly sorry; he always seemed to say the wrong thing where she was concerned. He couldn’t make assurances; his edge as a Ranger was because he made no commitments....   [tags: kiss, sheriff, night] 671 words
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Chapter 5: The Talk of Annualment - The wind stirred the red and brown leaves on the trail. Thankful for his long johns, Jake wondered how Kat was faring. Could she survive an early winter storm on her own. The weather would only get worse. That thought weighed heavily on his mind. He pulled his coat collar higher on his neck before glancing at her. They’d ridden side by side for most of the day, and she barely spoke. She had every right to be angry with him. What else could he expect. He’d kissed her. Hell, he still felt the warm moisture of her lips....   [tags: winter, camp, gun, run] 1266 words
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Exploring Various Sonnets - Poetry is a beautiful manner to express emotions, successfully accomplished by some of the finest writers in history. Best said by Robert Frost, “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Infinite pieces of art have been created on love; life and death yet only some leave behind a mark. The never-ending pursuit to express the intense emotion of love is practiced best by Shakespeare in Sonnet 116 and Sonnet 130. The ageless essence of love is explored in Sonnet 116 while Sonnet 130 is an enchanting poem about the unrealistic expectations of beauty in love....   [tags: Essay on Sonnets] 910 words
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The Form of Non-Traditional Blazon - In the sixteenth century, poems in blazon format were very popular. Blazon is a technique that “described the position and relation of one picture to another”. (The Overview of “Sonnet 130”, Woolway). This technique was to illustrate the main features of the subject, usually a female body. Popular blazon would start from the bottom to the top of the body. For example, like hair, eyes, lips, breasts, and so on. Occasionally, it would start from the bottom to top, starting with feet, legs and so on....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]
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What Went Wrong Between Us? - I looked down at her pale face, gazing into her warm hazel eyes. It was a face I had memorized over the extensive relationship; as familiar as my own name. Her name was Emma, and it’ll be name that will always be followed with a thousand memories. Her face was soft and beautiful; her fair skin was sprinkled lightly with freckles. Long dark brown hair flowed around her heart-shaped face. I pressed my lips to her, but there was no other pair to return the gentle kiss. Instead, my skin touched a tiny metal frame....   [tags: personal narrative] 589 words
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The Movie The Hammer - Before watching the movie the “The Hammer” I didn’t know what to expect. I had never seen a deaf movie before and I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to understand the movie completely. Watching the movie wasn’t as hard as I expected it to be, and I enjoyed it. The best part about it was that it’s based on the true story about Matthew “The Hammer” Hamill. The movie starts off by introducing a little boy named Matt. We find out that Matt is completely deaf. His grandfather doesn’t take the new lightly and is slightly in denial on the fact that his grandson is deaf....   [tags: film analysis and review] 785 words
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Tattoo: A Fictional Narrative - I woke up feeling exhausted and wondering what the day has in store. The giant sun rose into the sky-high above and the sea shimmered in the sunlight as the first rays of morning sun tiptoed through the sand making its way towards me. The light ran furiously and parched my closed eyelids as it poured in a white image. The sounds pounded my head like a construction site. In between this time, I prised open my eyes and saw a bottle of VB lying on the carpet and next to it was an ash tray full of cigarette buds....   [tags: day, bottle, weather, room, knife] 1633 words
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The Travels of Keiji - ... A small groan left his lips as he landed near the being, hand rocketing out towards the being's chest. He could feel the metal cave in from the blow, watching it stagger for a moment he kept up his advance, another right hook aimed at his ribs. He heard the loud snap of the ribs being shattered from the blow. Keiji let a small grin flash across his facial features before his right knee lifted from the ground right up into the armor, leaving a huge dent in the steel. While the being's hands crossed over its face, with a small roar of pain before suddenly Keiji was sent flying backwards from the force of it....   [tags: fire, spear, dragger, path] 1214 words
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Personal Narrative: Demonic Love - ... When she has won against The Dark Lord, my father. I love her so very much. That is also why I have decided to do what is in the best favour of her. I am going to release myself from her. There is nothing else to do. I shall do it tonight. It's full moon. The perfect setting for me to go. Leave all of this mess behind. “Go to sleep it's late”, I say. She blinks a few times. She has never been able to stay awake for long in the night. “Mmh, you ...yawn.... sure?”. I put my hand on her head. “Sweet dreams”....   [tags: personal experience] 951 words
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Trapped in the Hallway - ... Out of all 1800 students at Chatfield, I had to run into him. Lean, stocky, and nice, I had liked Bailey from the moment I saw him. His light blonde hair had captivated me, but his sea green eyes reeled me in like a fish on a hook. Plus, he had always treated me kindly, even though I was a bit shy. "No need to apologize. What are you doing down here?" Bailey spoke formally, yet he didn't sound stuck-up. His professionalism had snatched me as well. "I was just going to chat with Stovall about my writing....   [tags: personal narrative] 573 words
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