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Summer Internship at Seaside Communications - This year, Seaside Communications has done an excellent job of providing local students with great summer employment. So much more important than just "summer employment" are the experiences and opportunities that this great company has provided to its summer-time employees. Seaside Communications has demonstrated a great connection within their district by really establishing their "Seaside In Your Community" logo with full hearts through events, flyering, and phone calls. First, starting off on the summer employment with Seaside Communications, the new employees were introduced to events....   [tags: Business Management] 871 words
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Cromer's Development as a Popular Seaside Resort - Cromer's Development as a Popular Seaside Resort The statement in the question is very definate and does not allow for the fact that there may have been other factors that helped Cromer to develop. It is basically saying that it was completely down to Clement Scott that this happened. However, I think that there were other factors which contributed equally if not more than Scott. Between the 1870s when Kelly's Directory described Cromer as a "fashionable bathing place" and 1908 when it was already being described as a "seaside resort and bathing place" many things happened to affect the development of Cromer....   [tags: Papers] 879 words
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The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd - The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd In the early 1900s it was a challenge to come up with a scheme to build on oceanfront property and attract people to come there. Now, generations later, the little town of Seaside Heights has received so much attention that it’s a wonder they haven’t transplanted The Brooklyn Bridge to Toms River just so tourists would be more comfortable crossing into the land of sea, sun and sin. The lure of Seaside Heights has attracted every legion of people from all over the tri-state area to this family oriented town for years....   [tags: Event Analysis ] 1431 words
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Weston-Super-Mare's Growth as a Seaside Resort - Weston-Super-Mare's Growth as a Seaside Resort From the mid to 1800's onwards, seaside resorts became increasingly popular as holiday destinations for Royalty and the upper class, then later on for the middle class and working class. There are a number of reasons for why Weston managed to succeed in being a popular seaside resort and why Portishead did not. In 1864 Birnbeck Pier was built in Weston. The pier, which connected the mainland to an island (the first of its kind in Britain) opened in 1867....   [tags: Papers] 509 words
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The Effect of Tourism in the Seaside Towns of Cromer and Southend-on-Sea - The Effect of Tourism in the Seaside Towns of Cromer and Southend-on-Sea Tourism is the world’s fastest growing industry. Every country in the world is putting significant amounts of money into tourism. It increases the amount of income coming into the area. IT means there will be better Facilities, such as shops, transport etc… Employment rises. Roads are better looked after, and the economy becomes greater. Yet tourism also has its disadvantages. It produces more litter in the initial and surrounding areas....   [tags: Papers] 3469 words
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The Key Features in the Development of Seaside Holidays from 1901 to the 1930's - The Key Features in the Development of Seaside Holidays from 1901 to the 1930's Seaside holidays were pioneered in the late 1800's and quickly became popular. By the beginning of the 20th century they were even more popular with more people actually having the money and free-time available to go on holiday. One reason for this rise in popularity was the decreasing number of hours people worked in a week. A 100 years ago, the average length of a manual workers week was 55 hours....   [tags: Papers] 492 words
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Holidays in Albania - ... Many well-known deejays such as Tiesto and Vendetta have given memorable shows in Vlora. Another Albanian city where you can enjoy your summer vacations is Saranda. The “pearl” of the Albanian Riviera, Saranda, lies deep in the South (Howe 2). Referring to Wikipedia, Saranda’s name comes from Greek language and means “Forty Saints” (“Saranda”). It is known for its boulevard parallel to the seaside, where tourists spend their evenings. The most popular municipality of Saranda is Ksamil with its three small islands....   [tags: Travel]
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Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain - Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain The industrial revolution saw many changes to Britain from work to transport. A very important change was the development of the railway system. The railway system changed the face of Britain forever. The development of the railways meant that Britain could become a superpower. The railways changed Britain in many ways from social to economic. An economic change that occurred during the creation of railways was a new level of trade....   [tags: History, Britain, Industrial Revolution] 845 words
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New Urbanism - New Urbanism New Urbanism, a burgeoning genre of architecture and city planning, is a movement that has come about only in the past decade. This movement is a response to the proliferation of conventional suburban development (CSD), the most popular form of suburban expansion that has taken place since World War II. Wrote Robert Steuteville, "Lacking a town center or pedestrian scale, CSD spreads out to consume large areas of countryside even as population grows relatively slowly. Automobile use per capita has soared, because a motor vehicle is required for nearly all human transportation"1....   [tags: Suburban Developement Planning Essays]
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Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters - Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters Liss and crew are poster boys of risk here, mixing many expansive musical influences and scoring big on “The Blackpool Letters. I admired the skill and patience spent culling sounds and sculpting flytrap arrangements on this cd. As Scott says, “watching it take shape as the songs and through the production is the best part. I love the creative process the most. I could spend days, weeks, in the studio doing nothing but writing and recording, experimenting with sounds and techniques.” Produced by Liss in conjunction with Paul Ritchie, (Parlor Mob) the disk owes its edgy dark sound in part to Scott’s penchant for alternate tunings, especially the use of an open D (primarily for tone color) as it allows him to focus on the movement of internal melody and gives him a better grip on chord development....   [tags: Music Review] 1254 words
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Motif #1 - ... This would be considered the first national marketing campaign for Rockport illustrating the significance of the Motif’s influence. The local artists were organized by Aldro Hibbard to paint the Motif. Hibbard also enlisted Rockport Artists to give a fresh coat of paint on the building. In order to keep the glare from the light reflecting off the water and the bright sun, Hibbard had crank case oil added to the red paint. It was a success.The Motif was eventually sold by Buckly to the town of Rockport and the town dedicated it to the fishermen and artist of the town....   [tags: Art ]
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Contribution of Countryside Tourism to the UK Travel and Tourism Industry - Contribution of Countryside Tourism to the UK Travel and Tourism Industry Across the UK there are 4 main categories of tourist and visitor attractions. These categories are: · Large City/Large Town, · Seaside, · Countryside/Village, · Small Town. The table above shows that; domestic trips to the countryside area, has now gone into second place out of the 4 categories of tourist and visitor attractions. Over recent years (since 2000) there has been a slight decrease from 24% (2000) to 22% (2003)....   [tags: Economics] 1043 words
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The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry and the Factors Affecting it Today - The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry and the Factors Affecting it Today Contents The development of the travel and tourism industry Page 3-4 Factors that have led to the growth in travel and tourism Page 4-6 Future developments in travel and tourism Page 6-7 Factors affecting the travel and tourism industry today Page 8-9 Bibliography Page 10 The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry Throughout history, people have travelled across Britain for purposes of trade, education, religion and to fight in battles....   [tags: Papers] 2105 words
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Why Cromer Changed After the Coming of the Railways - Why Cromer Changed After the Coming of the Railways Before the coming of the railways Cromer was an established watering place, popular with the upper class. No other classes could take their holidays in Cromer because a horse drawn carriage, which was the only way to get to Cromer in those days, was too expensive. Then came the railways in the mid-nineteenth century and the fashionable watering places were available for all to enjoy. After the railways had been built, several factors came into play which would ensure that Cromer would never be the same again, transforming it into a popular seaside resort....   [tags: Papers] 949 words
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Coastal Erosion Problems in Walton on the Naze - Coastal Erosion Problems in Walton on the Naze The reason for doing this piece of coursework is to investigate the coastal erosion problems in Walton on the Naze. In this project I will be answering one main question: What should be done about the erosion of the Naze. Walton on the Naze is a seaside resort along the coast of Essex just 8 miles south of Harwich, it is the most easterly part of the Essex coastline and it is surrounded by the North Sea. Walton is situated in southeast England and in north Essex, near Clacton (11km direct), Colchester (27km direct), and Brightlingsea (19km direct)....   [tags: Papers] 2417 words
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Llandudno Urban Study - Llandudno Urban Study Introduction Aim: 1. To study the land use pattern of Llandudno 2. To establish Llandudno's sphere of influence 3. To see the size of the CBD in Llandudno 4. To study Llandudno as a retail and tourism centre Hypotheses The hypotheses that I am going to use in this project are the following: 1. Llandudno has sphere of influence and this serves the hole of Conwy County; 2. The CBD can be found by the number of pedestrians; 3....   [tags: Papers] 1401 words
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A Movement for Wildlife Conservation - A Movement for Wildlife Conservation The Florida panther, Cape Sable seaside sparrow, and Kemp's ridley sea turtle are classified in different vertebrate categories, but they all have something in common; they are on the endangered list. These animals' lives, as well as hundreds of other species' lives, are in danger as their survivial and reproduction rates decline. Animals are becoming endangered primarily because of the effects human activities have on environmental change. Environmental concerns are causing changes through increasing amounts of water pollution and development and destruction of natural habitats....   [tags: Environment Nature Ecology Essays Papers]
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Treasure Island - A Mirror Of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood? - Treasure Island - A Mirror of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood. Often there can be seen many parallels between a writer’s life and experiences and his or her works. A biographical approach to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is not easy, as at first sight the characters don’t have much in common with the author and up to the time the story was written, Stevenson hadn’t visited the West Indies or other exotic places. But there still are possibilities to link Stevenson’s biography with his work....   [tags: Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson] 1304 words
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New Urbanism in The Truman Show - The Town of Seahaven Island is spiritually uplifting, quaint, and completely artificial. Everything and everyone, including the main character, Truman, are predictable in habit and pattern. Nothing happens spontaneously or out of synch. When Truman steps out of his usual routine, the entire town must leap into choreography of damage control. Carefully anticipated, controlled perfection must be restored, but this portrayal of contemporary urban life, however exaggerated, may be inappropriate (Rees; 2003; 104)....   [tags: movies, films, film analysis] 1203 words
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What can a cigarette hide? - Lively tourists have invaded the coast of Nassau in a beautiful summer day. As the sea caresses the shore it fills the air with the loving sound of its waves thus creating a perfect romantic gateway. While people are enjoying the lovely weather in the seaside, a life changing moment is taking place in one of the tables in a waterfront restaurant in Nassau. The simple gesture of lighting a cigarette marks the beginning of a new life for Charlotte Vale. In the presented still image, we can see a fashionable young lady....   [tags: Film Critique] 754 words
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Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan - Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan Defense Management Data Center Table of Contents Introduction 3 Agency Approach, Rationale and Timeline 6 Agency Governance Framework for Data Center Consolidation 8 Agency Governance Framework for Data Center Consolidation 8 Initial Assessment 9 Appendix A: Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan Template.............................................10 Introduction The objective of the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) is to reduce the overall energy use and footprint of the DMDC data centers located in Seaside, CA; Auburn Hills, MI; Rosslyn, VA; and Alexandria (Beauregard), VA....   [tags: Business Management] 1137 words
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Breakwater - ... Tanimoto et al. (1989), Sasajima et al. (1994), Xie (1999), Dhinakaran et al. (2002), Yuan and Tao (2003) and Zhang et al. (2005). Although a number of studies have been reported in the literature associated with the bottom-seated semicircular breakwaters, to the extent of authors’ knowledge, the study of a free surface semicircular breakwater has not yet been explored. Hence the present study aims to evaluate the hydrodynamic characteristics of free surface semicircular breakwaters (SCB) of various levels of porosity in laboratory scales....   [tags: Marine Infrastructures] 885 words
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Mel Gibson’s "The Man Without a Face": A Cry against Discrimination - Mel Gibson’s The Man Without a Face is a touching story about a boy chasing his dream and his strange yet brilliant mentor, McLeod. In the film, Chuck Norstead is a troubled young boy from a broken home who finds a friend in the town outcast, McLeod. When the town discovers this friendship, they are quick to separate the duo and brand McLeod as a child molester, despite Chuck’s fervent denials. While this seems unjust and heinous, I cannot help but recall a certain story by the name of The Scarlet Letter....   [tags: Mel Gibson, Man Without a Face, Discrimination, ] 434 words
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The Importance of Setting in The Awakening - The Importance of Setting in The Awakening              Setting is a key element in Chopin's novel, The Awakening   To the novel's main character, Edna Pontellier, house is not home. Edna was not herself when enclosed behind the walls of the Pontellier mansion. Instead, she was another person entirely-- someone she would like to forget. Similarly, Edna takes on a different identity in her vacation setting in Grand Isle, in her independent home in New Orleans, and in just about every other environment that she inhabits....   [tags: Chopin Awakening Essays]
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Jamaica - Tropical Paradise In a quaint little village tucked away on a beautiful Caribbean island, lays the seaside town of Runaway bay. A town filled with deep rooted culture on an island filled with welcoming natives. The pleasant vibes of reggae music and Rastafarian culture flow from the hills to the sandy shores. This island rich with tropical fruits and spices is located in the heart of the Greater Antilles. History tells that the enslaved island once known to its natives as “Xaymeca”, has come a long way in becoming the independent nation known today as Jamaica....   [tags: essays research papers] 1195 words
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Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck and The Ostler written by Wilkie Collins - The two stories iam going to compare are Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck in 1937 and The Ostler written by Wilkie Collins in 1985. For this assignment I am going to compare and contrast the themes and languages of two poems. The two poems I am going to describe are 'Old Father' written by Hugh Boatswain and 'Island Man' by Grace Nicholas. Old Father is about a certain immigrant who lives in England in the winter of 1959. The poem is written in a West-Indian dialect. The poem is about a black man who denies his roots and wants to become like a 'White Man'....   [tags: English Literature] 842 words
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Family Vacation Accident - Aub Years ago I used to spend the last part of my summer vacation with my uncle and aunt. The year of 1995 was no exception. As a continuation of a long-ago-established tradition we decided going to Kiten - a small, picturesque tourist town at the seaside, located in the southeastern part of Bulgaria. On the 27th of august, early in the morning we went to my uncle’s car with the entire luggage, prepared to leave Sofia and spend a nice, relaxing vacation, far away from the problems of the Big City and the life itself....   [tags: personal narrative] 896 words
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Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell and Half Past Two by U.A. Fanthorpe - "Hide and Seek" by Vernon Scannell and "Half Past Two" by U.A. Fanthorpe Task: Compare two poems of the same theme in detail. In this essay I will be looking at two poems, which are similar in theme and discussing their similarities. I will be using the poems "Hide and Seek" by Vernon Scannell and "Half Past Two" by U A Fanthorpe. These poems are similar to each other because their main theme is growing up, as the poems are set in the mind of a child. The first poem called "Hide and Seek" by Vernon Scannell is an unusual poem as it takes a lot of imagination to fully understand the poem....   [tags: Vernon Scannell U.A. Fanthorpe Poems Essays] 2163 words
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The Children's Thoughts of Mrs. Kay in Our Day Out - The Children's Thoughts of Mrs. Kay in Our Day Out In the introduction I am going to use a paragraph to describe what the children think about Mrs Kay and Les's quote about Mr Briggs. In the story, Reilly describes Miss Kay as 'ace'. When Les stops Mr Briggs at the crossing his says to a child 'I got him that time. 'Arrogant get that one is. I think this means that Les has tried to stop him in the mornings before but has failed'. Firstly I am going to describe Mrs Kay's and Mr Brigg's relationship with the pupils....   [tags: Our Day Out Willy Russell Essays] 1025 words
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J.B.Priestley’s play, An Inspector Calls - Eva Smith's Diary - Dear Diary This month had started off good as I went on holiday with some of my friends to Brighton. Tracey loved it and we didn't want to leave. When we got back life went downhill. When we got back to Mr. Birling's factory we asked for a pay rise as we spent most of our money on the holiday. The reason we asked far a rise was that we need some money to get food and other things. It was actually Tracey's idea to ask far a pay rise from twenty-two and six to twenty five shillings a week. But Mr....   [tags: English Literature] 992 words
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Diary of Eva Smith - Diary of Eva Smith 29th August 1910 Dear Diary, I have been working at the factory machine shop for over a year now and I am finding it so boring. I love working with materials and I think I am such a great worker but I am not being respected enough for how much time I put into this job. I mean I am ONLY earning 22s and 6d a week. For a young woman like me I think I should be at least earning 25s. I might actually have to go on strike with the other workers, I think, if Birling does not give me a pay rise....   [tags: Papers] 485 words
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The D-Day Assault - The D-Day Assault On the side of D-Day being significant, my own knowledge comes into play. I know full well that a lot of planning and preparation went into the D-Day assault. To begin with: The deceptions at Dover, where the allies put in fake airfields and landing craft and made a complete mock army in the surrounding areas tricked the German reconnaissance aircraft into thinking that an invasion force was being assembled for an attack at Calais....   [tags: Papers] 831 words
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Victorian Lifestyles - Victorian Lifestyles Working clothes for poorer people were often passed down within the family or bought from second hand shops. They were usually made from coarsely woven wool or cotton cloth and they would be mended and patched to make them last a long time. Most people tried to have a better set of clothes for 'Sunday best'. Wealthier families could afford smart dressed and clothes made from better quality material. Ladies were interested in fashion and read magazines like The Young Ladies Journal to find out about the latest styles....   [tags: Papers] 567 words
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Analysis of the Ways the Director Builds Suspense and Scares the Audience in Jaws - Analysis of the Ways the Director Builds Suspense and Scares the Audience in Jaws We studied the film “JAWS”, which was made by award winning director Steven Spielberg. ==================================================================== “JAWS” was based on Peter Benchley’s number one best-selling novel in 1974. The Plotline for the film is about a police officer, a scientist, and a grizzled sailor who set out to kill a great white shark, which has been menacing the seaside community of Amity Island....   [tags: Papers] 2456 words
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The Effects of Tourism on MEDC - The Effects of Tourism on MEDC Tourism has changed dramatically in recent years, due to the improvements in technology of transport which have gotten faster and more efficient, allowing people to even travel hundreds of miles abroad which before the invention of the plane would have been only for those in the army, explorers or the unbelievably wealthy whereas today flights on planes can be bought very cheaply and people have a greater amount of free time which can be spent on holiday because of paid holiday leave, earlier retirement, increases in awareness of other cultures and countries through the media which often have a more reliable climate than of local holiday destinations....   [tags: Papers] 594 words
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Kudler Marketing - Kudler Fine Foods is a three-store gourmet grocer in Southern California. Kudler Fine Foods specializes in providing unique and high quality ingredients for the savvy shoppers in search of the finest meats, produce, cheeses and wine (University of Phoenix, 2008). One of the opportunities stated in the Kudler’s strategic plan include offering an expanded catering service. Currently, Kathy Kudler has been providing some catering services through special requests, with very good results both in customer satisfaction and product profit margin....   [tags: Marketing Business Analysis Management] 1523 words
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The Arguments For and Against Coastal Protection Schemes - The Arguments For and Against Coastal Protection Schemes The sea is constantly eroding the coastline. This destroys property, and people living nearby have reduced value on their houses. Natural beauty spots and walks are lost, reducing tourism in seaside towns. Solutions to this are coastal protection schemes that slow the waves down and delay the process of erosion on the cliffs. The arguments for sea defence schemes are as follows… Sea protection plans help to prevent further loss of economy caused by coastal erosion, for example; reduced property prices in 'at-risk' areas, less tourism due to destruction of tourist spots (which results in less money), and the replacement of important sites e.g.: industrial areas, ports and places of historical and geological interest would be expensive....   [tags: Papers] 406 words
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Mrs. Brill by Katherine Mansfield - Mrs. Brill by Katherine Mansfield Mrs. Brill, a short story by Katherine Mansfield, takes place in Jardins Publiques seaside town in France. The story is about an elder lady by the name of Mrs. Brill who frequents a nearby park on Sundays to hear a band play. Before leaving to the park she removed her fur. Shaken of the moth powder and brushing it of Mrs. Brill admired her fur wrap. The tail was placed within its mouth and its black composite nose was no longer firm, giving the impression that the wrap was old....   [tags: Papers] 431 words
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A Comparison of Newspapers - A Comparison of Newspapers There are two main types of newspapers, tabloids and broadsheets. The tabloid focuses on people and often reports on celebrities. Some types of tabloids include The People, Daily Star, The Mirror, The Sun, News of The World and Daily Sport. Tabloid papers are usually read by working class males as they feature many ‘articles’ about females....   [tags: Papers] 525 words
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Our Day Out - Our Day Out The pupils from class2D otherwise know as the progress class was the only group allowed to go. An exception was made for Brain Reilly and John Digby. The children were not well behaved at all. They were running around the place at the castle and their behaviour at the zoo was atrocious. They took with animals hidden in their jackets. They were taking an interest in the animals but I was just taken for a ride. They ended up getting in the bus and the zookeeper arrived up and stopped the bus and told us that we had no control over them....   [tags: Papers] 359 words
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Concepts Associated with Tourism Developments in Blackpool - This report explores the theoretical concepts associated with tourism, leisure and hospitality developments in Blackpool. It also looks at the economic, social, political and environmental impacts of tourism. There are a variety of reasons why Blackpool has been developed as a tourist resort, and it has many historical sites of interest including the beach and Blackpool Tower. It also has a variety of leisure activities. Blackpool also offers a wide range of accommodation and restaurant options....   [tags: Tourism, Hospitality, Blackpool, development, econ]
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John Updike’s Portrayal of Individualism vs. Conformity in Society - A society consists of a community of people living together and sharing customs and traditions. Once immersed in this society, one can begin to see certain standards woven into the social fabric of the community. These standards, ranging from not walking into public areas scantily clad to not embarrassing people in front of others, are usually unspoken and sometimes cause strife. Young adults often find these standards to be extremely restricting and favor freedom of action over the collective control....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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New Urbanism: A Step Forward - ... New Urbanism looks to create communities that have a wide range of diversity in both physical and social aspects. According to Peter Calthorpe there are four fundamental elements of community, “civic places, commercial uses, housing opportunities, and natural systems,”(Calthorpe 332) which can be used to define the physical elements of diversity at any scale. In the physical sense mixed use developments allow for many different types of buildings to be within one area. One of the main tactics that New Urbanism advises using is mixed-use zoning, which allows for a mix of retail and residential....   [tags: Urbanization]
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Murillo's Representations of Seville - ... He became one of the best-known artists in Spain until the late nineteenth century, when his work began to be written off as sentimental and ignored in favor of El Greco and Velázquez, those masters who he had surpassed in his own time. Murillo’s famous genre piece now commonly known as “Two Women in a Window” was painted in Seville between 1660 and 1665. The unframed work is approximately 125.5 cm tall by 105.5 cm wide and painted in oil on canvas. This painting was acquired by Washington D.C.’s National Gallery of Art in 1942 and is currently on display as a part of the Widener Collection....   [tags: Art History]
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Miss Brill - ... Miss Brill “sits in other people’s lives,” as she watches her life fly away (201). Mansfield suggests that she finds her life empty, and she finds joy in drama of other people’s lives. Her loneliness was like a bare hole in her heart. Miss Brill seeks out excitement to remove her latent thoughts of her lonely existence. By using the other people at the park, Miss Brill finds a temporary filling for her need of companionship. When Miss Brill speaks about the people around her being in a theatrical production, it makes her “role” in life feel important....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Katherine Mansfield] 1118 words
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - ... Along with his mother, the next woman to enter his life is Eileen Vance. “When they were grown up he was going to marry Eileen.”(2) At this point Stephen is so young yet he understands that somehow this girl will be his intended. Even though he doesn’t fully understand anything he assumes or overhears he can see the connection that he has a mom and dad, she has a mom and dad, and therefore we shall be a mom and dad. After seeing Eileen Stephen continues to then hide under the table, Eileen is really just the first to spark the understanding that there is more to being a man then just being alone....   [tags: Literary Analysis, James Joyce] 1326 words
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