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Wind Power - The Power of Wind Wind energy is a free and limitless power source. No matter where you go, there will always be wind. In the past, wind was captured and controlled through the use of sails for the powering of ships. Now that larger amounts of energy have been found, through the burning of fossil fuels, the art of sailing has faded to a recreational sport. Wind has also been used in the past to power mills, which have been used to pump water and grind grains. Though now these techniques of harnessing wind’s power are now not widely used, even though it is an effective power source....   [tags: Wind Energy Global Warming]
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Report on Wind - Report on Wind I did my report on wind. As you may or may not know wind moves horizontally, and the wind that doesn’t move horizontally moves vertically. That kind of wind is called a current. Many things may cause these rushes of moving air, one thing would be atmospheric pressure differences. The differences in the distribution of pressure and temperature is caused by the unequal distribution of heat. There are also the differences in the thermal properties of land and the ocean surfaces. When the temperatures of different regions become unequal, the warmer air will normally rise and move over the cold air because the cold air is heavier....   [tags: Wind Energy Weather Essays] 1628 words
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Gone With the Wind : Born Survivors - Gone With the Wind : Born Survivors       Gone With the Wind is a novel written by Margaret Mitchell which focuses on the life of a Southern belle during the Civil War. The underlying focus in Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is that only those who are born survivors will really prosper during times of true hardship. A born survivor is one who will do anything to survive, at any cost. They will get down in the dirt and work like a dog just for a day's meal; they will take something from someone else just so that they and their own can live....   [tags: Gone With the Wind]
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The Character of Scarlet in Gone With the Wind - The Character of Scarlet in Gone With the Wind    "My Dear, I don't give a damn," (718) Rhett Butler says this infamous quote to Scarlet O'Hara at the end of Gone With the Wind (1934), when the woman has finally poured her soul to him. The novel Gone with the Wind (1934) by Margaret Mitchell is a classic about the hard times suffered during and after the Civil War. Scarlet lives in the Confederacy and everyone there is for fighting for his or her noble Cause. The young southern belle Scarlet O'Hara is forced to do things she never thought a girl of her class and nature would have to do....   [tags: Gone With the Wind] 1469 words
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Wind Power - Wind Power Harnessing the natural power of the wind is by no means a new concept. Asides from sailing, wind power has been utilised for many thousands of years, principally for agricultural purposes. Basic windmills are thought to have been used in Persia (now Iran) as early as the 7th century AD. Their ability to make use of otherwise untapped energy sources without the needs and costs of other alternatives, ensured that they remained the machines of preference in several industries throughout both agricultural and industrial revolutions....   [tags: Wind Power Energy Sources Essays]
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The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame and Neopaganism - The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame and Neopaganism                 The beauty of the English countryside--cultivated or wild, pastoral or primeval, it was an endless source of inspiration for eighteenth-century Romantic poets. Such notables as Wordsworth, Keats, and Shelley envisioned ancient and exotic Hellenic gods in familiar, typically British settings. Douglas Bush says of Keats, "For him the common sights of Hampstead Heath could suggest how poets had first conceived of fauns and dryads, of Psyche and Pan and Narcissus and Endymion" ( Pagan Myth 46)....   [tags: Wind in the Willows]
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An Analysis of Ode to the West Wind - An Analysis of Ode to the West Wind Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind" appears more complex at first than it really is because the poem is structured much like a long, complex sentence in which the main clause does not appear until the last of five fourteen line sections. The poem's main idea is held in suspension for 56 lines before the reader sees exactly what Shelley is saying to the west wind, and why he's saying it. In the first four sections Shelley addresses the west wind in three different ways, each one evoking the wind's power and beauty....   [tags: Ode to the West Wind Essays] 1369 words
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Physics of Wind Power - Wind can be thought of as an indirect source of solar energy. Wind is caused by the interaction of the earth and sun. When the sun heats the earth, air in areas of high pressure moves to areas of lower pressure, creating wind. The wind comes into contact with the fins or blades of the windmill, where it is used in some manner to perform work. Are there different types of windmills. If a windmill is used to turn a grinder, or a drill, or some other device used to directly do work, the windmill is typically a rotary type windmill....   [tags: wind energy power electricity] 552 words
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Inherit the Wind - Scene Analysis - Inherit the Wind - Scene Analysis The scene that introduces the audience to Matthew Harrison Brady, in Inherit the Wind, (Dir. Stanley Kramer. With Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, and Gene Kelly. MGM. 1960) uses dialogue, composition, camera work and music to develop Matthew Brady. Kramer reveals important information about the plot of the film in this scene. The scene opens with a bird's eye view shot of the town of Hillsboro, and focuses in on the movement of the parade below. The camera comes to rest on the convertible that transports Brady and his wife....   [tags: Inherit the Wind Essays] 1896 words
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Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows is a satirical reflection of the English social structure of the late nineteenth century, during a time of rapid industrialization throughout Europe. Also considered a children’s story, this novel conveys Grahame’s belief in the ability of one to live an unrestrained and leisurely life, free of the obligations of the working class, and entitled to this life through high social status and wealth. The River Bank characters, especially Toad, represent those who live this idle life of the upper class....   [tags: Kenneth Grahame Wind Willows Essays] 1070 words
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The Dream of Wind Power Becoming a Reality - The Dream of Wind Power Becoming a Reality The United States and all of the industrialized nations were built and are currently sustained by the burning of millions of tons of fossil fuels. This method of producing power has had disastrous consequences on human beings and our environment, which include air pollution, global warming and acid rain. Ever since the realization of these consequences people all over the world have been searching for alternative energy sources that are clean and sustainable....   [tags: Wind Power Essays]
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Wind Energy and its Environmental Effects - Wind Energy and its Environmental Effects Wind energy can play a critical role in saving our planet from the negative effects of energy powered by fossil fuels. Wind turbines work effectively at reducing carbon dioxide emissions. For instance, a single utility scale wind turbine can prevent the emission of 5,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere a year by displacing the power generated by fossil fuels. Also, a single 750-kilowatt turbine can produce roughly 2 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually....   [tags: Environment Power Wind Essays]
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Romanticism and Shelley's Ode to the West Wind - Romanticism and Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind"     M.H. Abrams wrote, "The Romantic period was eminently an age obsessed with fact of violent change" ("Revolution" 659). And Percy Shelley is often thought of as the quintessential Romantic poet (Appelbaum x). The "Ode to the West Wind" expresses perfectly the aims and views of the Romantic period. Shelley's poem expresses the yearning for Genius. In the Romantic era, it was common to associate genius with an attendant spirit or force of nature from which the genius came; the Romantics perceived the artist as a vessel through which the genius flows....   [tags: Ode West Wind]
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How Wind Turbines Assist in Generating Alternative Energy - How Wind Turbines Assist in Generating Alternative Energy Abstract I have researched how turbines assist in generating alternative energy. I found my research primarily from the Internet from sources such as the U.S. Department of energy. I then noted what a wind turbine does to help generate energy, and why it is used as an alternative energy. I also found disadvantages to using fossil fuels, and why it is important to use alternative energy like wind. I then researched how the wind turbine worked and what each specific component of the turbine did....   [tags: Wind Power Energy] 1461 words
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Human Development and the Importance of Wind Energy Conversion - Human Development and the Importance of Wind Energy Conversion For human development to continue, we will ultimately need to find sources of renewable or virtually inexhaustible energy. It's difficult to imagine this, but even if we find several hundred or even thousand years of coal and natural gas supplies, what will humans do for the next 250,000 years or so after they are depleted. Even the most apparently "inexhaustible" sources like fusion involve the generation of large amounts of waste heat -- enough to place damaging stress on even a robust ecosystem like Earth's, at least for the organisms that depend upon stability of the system to survive....   [tags: Wind Energy Economics Essays] 575 words
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Images and Imagery in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower - Imagery in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower After reading this poem by Robert Frost, I was left with many different ideas about this work. I believe one could take this poem in a literal sense to actually be about a window flower and the wind. I also believe, however, that this poem perhaps has a bit of a deeper meaning. Looking first at the poem in a literal sense, the story is told of a lonely window flower that is sitting on a window sill, and the image is that the flower is looking out the window....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 749 words
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Relationships and Love in Frost's, Wind and Window Flower - Relationships and Love in Frost's, Wind and Window Flower In "Wind and Window Flower" Frost explores a love too fragile for the lovers to pursue. The lovers in this poem are enticed by one another but remain worlds apart. This tale of love is one of temptation, excitement, and disappointment. The window flower is an image of beauty and warmth. The flower is protected from the outside world and is safe inside the warm, firelit house, as is the woman. In contrast, the image of the winter breeze is cold, fierce, and impersonal....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 777 words
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The Use of Symbolism in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower - The Use of Symbolism in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower I interpreted this poem as a very sad one. A love unrequited by the pursued. In the first two lines the poem tells you to forget about the love you share and hear a tale of this. Not to literally forget, but possibly put aside. The man is a winter breeze, cold and rough and sort of roams the land. The woman is a window flower, shut off from the outside. This sets up the separation. They can "see" each other and are kept apart by a glass wall....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 720 words
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Nature Imagery and the Life Cycle in Robert Frost’s The Wind and the Rain - Nature Imagery and the Life Cycle in Robert Frost’s The Wind and the Rain In his poem “The Wind and the Rain,” Robert Frost develops a central theme, presenting a man’s reflection upon his life. As the man ages, he realizes that he spent much of his life worrying about his inevitable death instead of living his life to the fullest. The man expresses his desire to renew life at all costs; he would rather die living than spend the rest of his life concerning himself with death. Robert Frost’s theme in “The Wind and the Rain,” therefore, is that life should be lived, and one should not worry about his inevitable death, for he does not have the power to control death, only the way he lives his life....   [tags: Frost Wind and the Rain Essays]
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The Love Story Interpretations of Robert Frost's Poem, Wind And Window Flower - The Love Story Interpretations of Robert Frost's Poem, Wind And Window Flower When reading Robert Frost Poem, Wind And Window Flower, I could not help but think that love and heartache were involved. I came up with two interpretations for Wind And Window Flower. In both interpretations, the Wind and the Window Flower signify a man and a woman. My first interpretation is as follows: Lovers, forget your love for an instance, and listen to the love of these two people. The characters in the poem are a Winter Breeze and A Window Flower....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 753 words
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Wind Turbines - ... As for battery system this charges the wind turbine after capturing energy in the battery bank, via a control unit. A controller is needed to ensure that the batteries are not over or under charged and can direct electrical power to another load for example space and/or water heating when the batteries are fully charged. The advantages and disadvantages of wind turbines Wind turbines are recognized as one of the fasted growing renewable energy and very sustainable for the environment but it also has its own advantages and disadvantages....   [tags: Energy, Kinetic Energy] 1459 words
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Wind Energy - ... In Colorado these credits add another $10 to $15 per megawatt-hour to the gross income for delivering electricity to the grid. Many federal incentives for renewable energy are ending in 2012. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s cash-grant program, production tax credit and the investment tax credit are part of the incentives. The non-renewal of these incentives certainly will impact wind farms in the United States. The current production tax credit is $22 per megawatt-hour for energy produced and sold to an unrelated party....   [tags: Alternative Energy]
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Gone With the Wind - ... The film rights were acquired to the novel in July, 1936 for fifty thousand dollars. That was a record amount for a novel from an unknown author. Once the film was released the novel had surpassed one half million copies sold. Additional records were set when the movie had its first air date on television in two parts in 1976. It was restored and released in theaters in 1998. The title of the novel was derived from the first line of the third stanza of the poem Non Mum Qualist eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae....   [tags: American Literature ]
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Inherit the WInd - ... The playwright does successfully uncover some of these flaws in his play and this is one of the reasons why it has been considered such a powerful, but problematic play. Most arguments against the play arose during the late 19th century from Norwegians. Many of these citizens considered Ibsen’s plays as “scandalous” for challenging the ways in which their societies operated ("An Enemy of the People”); however, Ibsen just considered it his “civil responsibility” (175) to expose these problems....   [tags: Film, Paramount Pictures] 1859 words
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Wind Power - Wind Power Energy production causes more pollution than any other industry in the country. Currently, nearly all of the electricity produced in the United States is generated by fossil fuel plants, nuclear plants, and hydroelectric plants. The build-up in the atmosphere of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels now threatens far-reaching climate change. In addition to global warming, conventional methods of electricity generation release the gases responsible for acid rain, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Wind Power - Wind Power In the society we live in today, many people have the misconception that there is a never-ending supply of energy available for our wasteful use. However, people must realize that the fossil fuels that we have come to depend on for our energy are quickly being depleted. There are several renewable energy resources, most of which come from the sun, that are available for our use. One of these abundant energy resources is the wind. By taking advantage of the wind, and harnessing its power to supply useful energy, people can ensure that they will have energy for as long as the sun continues to heat the earth....   [tags: Energy Physics Essays]
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Wind Energy - Wind Energy “Take care, your worship; those things over there are not giants but windmills.” -Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes I. Abstract: Wind energy has many pros and cons, and thus is subject to much scrutiny as a viable energy source. A fundamental qualification for wind power is the ability to support the vast industries and the enterprises of the 6.3 billion people that inhabit this planet. In addition, wind power must be able to meet the needs of the Earth’s population in a renewable, reliable, and responsible manner....   [tags: Power Renewable Resource Global Warming] 1865 words
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Wind Power - Wind Power: Nature’s Gift Wind power is a clean and renewable energy that, while at times unreliable, has very low upkeep cost and is growing at a rapid rate. While there is currently enough wind power to provide many times our current energy need, it is unfeasible in reality. Wind power utilizes the kinetic energy of air and uses it to power a generator to produce electricity. Even though dependence on wind power is impossible, it still can provide a strong, clean, quantity of power to supplement current energy production....   [tags: Renewable Energy Environment Global Warming] 1156 words
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Wind Tunnels - Wind Tunnels In this report I will talk about the wind tunnel. I will described what they are used for. The different types of wind tunnels from the slow speed subsonic to the high speed hypersonic tunnels. I will also give A few examples of the wind tunnels used today. The wind tunnel is a device used by many people, from High school students to NASA engineers. The wind tunnel is a device used to test planes to see how well it will do under certain conditions. The plane maybe as big as a full size 747 or as small as a match....   [tags: essays research papers] 1397 words
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Wind Power - Wind Power The wind turbine, also called a windmill, is a means of harnessing the kinetic energy of the wind and converting it into electrical energy. This is accomplished by turning blades called aerofoils, which drive a shaft, which drive a motor (turbine) and ar e connected to a generator. "It is estimated that the total power capacity of winds surrounding the earth is 1 x 1011 Gigawatts" (Cheremisinoff 6). The total energy of the winds fluctuates from year to year. Windmill expert Richard Hills said that the wind really is a fickle source of power, with wind speeds to low or inconsistent for the windmill to be of practical use....   [tags: essays papers]
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Wind Turbines - “A wind turbine is a machine for converting the kinetic energy in wind into mechanical energy”. (1) The inventor of the first electric wind turbine was Clevelander Charles Brush, who ran his entire Euclid Avenue mansion off of one for 20 years, which later made the cover of Scientific American in 1888. (2) Although the use of alternate energy didn't rise a great deal afterward, this event did open the eyes for many environmentalists. Wind power is only one of our several “energy source[s] whose ‘fuel’ is free and will never be exhausted” (3) with the pros and cons not completely weighed out as to whether it will be truly beneficial or not....   [tags: Alternative Fuel Power Energy]
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Wind Power - WIND POWER AN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCE “They’re farming a different crop in Wyoming County these days—the wind. Atop a hill in this little town – population 729 – are 10 windmills that are expected to produce enough electricity each year to provide power for 1,700 homes. It’s not hard to see what this piece of the future looks like.” (Ploetz, A1) Wind power was developed as a major alternative energy source during the 1970’s. The interest in finding alternative energy sources has grown tremendously as people are beginning to realize that they are depleting the Earth of irreplaceable natural resources....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Wind Chimes - Wind Chimes Wind chimes produce clear, pure tones when struck by a mallet or suspended clapper. A wind chime usually consists of a set of individual alloy rods, tuned by length to a series of intervals considered pleasant. These are suspended from a devised frame in such a way that a centrally suspended clapper can reach and impact all the rods. When the wind blows, the clapper is set in motion and randomly strikes one or more of the suspended rods-- causing the rod to vibrate and emit a tone....   [tags: essays research papers] 482 words
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Analyzing The Wind - Analyzing the Wind Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Plot: • Cates is thrown into jail for teaching the beginning of the world contrary to what the bible says. • Brady is coming to Hillsboro for the trail. • Hornbeck announces he will bring Drummond to defend Cates. • Both sides choose the remaining members of the jury. • Cates almost pulls out but doesn’t. • Howard is called to testify. • Rachel is called to testify and the end of Brady’s questioning emotionally destroys her....   [tags: essays research papers] 663 words
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A Bat in the Wind - A Bat in the Wind Assume you are a screenwriter in the year 2010. You have been commissioned to write a movie script about women's sports and current society. What is the theme. Who are the protagonists. What are the issues and how does the movie end. "A Bat in the Wind" Timeless themes of equality, truth and perseverance are presented in this heartwarming tale of one courageous softball player and the wiffle bat that she adored. It all begins one summer day shortly after Tegan's sixth birthday....   [tags: Movie Script Film Creative Papers] 1094 words
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Gone With The Wind - Gone With the Wind The novel being summarized is titled Gone with the Wind, written by Margaret Mitchell. It was published in 1936, after it took her seven years to write, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937. Gone with the Wind was the only book Ms. Mitchell wrote and is an American Classic. Gone with the Wind was a story of men and women living in the south during the war between the states and of the south’s transformation after the war. The novel began in about 1861 at Tara and Twelve Oaks, two southern plantations in Georgia....   [tags: Summary Book Review Essays] 1044 words
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Inherit The Wind - In the play “Inherit the Wind” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the defense faces numerous societal injustices, which is why they never had a chance to win the case. One example of the town’s bias is presented through the town’s love for Matthew Harrison Brady. A second example is the extreme conformist and pious attitude of the town’s people. The last instance is the narrow-mindedness of the judge and the jury, which resulted in an unfair trial. In conclusion, the defense suffered through many unfair circumstances throughout the drama “Inherit the Wind.” The first instance of the town’s prejudice is the overall affection for Brady, the prosecuting attorney....   [tags: essays research papers] 733 words
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Gone With The Wind - Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was the American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her immensely successful novel, Gone with the Wind, that was published in 1936. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and often used the name Peggy. Her childhood was spent on the laps of Civil War veterans and of her mother's relatives who lived through the war and the years that followed. They told her everything about the war, except that the Confederates had lost it. She was ten years old before making this discovery....   [tags: Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell] 1044 words
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Inherit The Wind - Inherit the Wind The main theme of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is taking a stand. The play begins in Hillsboro, Tennessee when a man named Bertram Cates breaks the law by teaching the forbidden Darwin’s Theory. The most famous orators of the time, Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond came to this small religious town of Hillsboro. Brady is prosecuting against Cates and Drummond is defending him. After days of battle, the verdict is finally decided and Bertram Cates is found guilty....   [tags: essays research papers] 541 words
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Inherit The Wind - In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s tense drama, “Inherit the Wind”, three strong characters express powerful opinions: Bertrum Cates , Henry Drummond, and Mathew Harrison Brady. First, Bert Cates, the defendant, is charged with teaching “Darwinism” to his sophomore class . Second, Henry Drummond, the defense attorney for Cates, displays his beliefs of the right to think. third, Mathew Harrison Brady, the “big-shot” prosecuting attorney, illustrates his bigotry of creationism. To conclude, these three essential characters are fighting for their personal beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers] 537 words
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Inherit The Wind - Are You A Man or A Monkey . A Disturbing Movement of Anti-Intellectualism in America "It’s more valuable to see with the eye in one’s heart, rather than see with the eye in one’s head." 	The epic crusade of science and technology versus theology, both religions of sorts dating back in time more years than any of us can begin to comprehend. Maybe that is why, as a whole, we have such a difficult time discerning between the two, or rather, why we fail to see clearly the true meaning that lies behind the propaganda of either....   [tags: essays research papers] 828 words
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Inherit The Wind - This 1960 movie was based on the play of the same name by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Even though the story is based on fact, the authors claim that Inherit the Wind is not history. Only a few phrases have been taken from the actual transcript of the trial. To quote the authors, "So Inherit the Wind does not pretend to be journalism. It is theatre. It is not 1925. The stage directions set the time as 'Not too long ago'. It might have been yesterday. It could be tomorrow." The historical facts have been put down in many writings since the famous trial....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis Review] 952 words
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Inherit The Wind - Inherit The Wind Rachel’s Quest for independence I think Rachel was looking for the ways for her independence and willing to protect Bert during the trial. Rachel believed that Bert was innocent. Rachel was in love with Bert, she knew that Bert was not a criminal and she wanted him to confess the court and the town’s people that he had done wrong, and it was all a joke and he was sorry for that. Rachel said to Bert, “Bert, why don’t you tell `em it was all a joke. Tell `em you didn’t mean to break a law, and you won’t do it again.” This clearly shows that she was worried about him and wanted to help him....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 589 words
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Gone With the Wind - Gone With the Wind This is a film about contrast. In the film clip, lagre amount of contrast can be found between characters, lighting, the way of how colour is presented, the way of how camera being placed, and the way of how shots being taken. Misc-en-Scene From the film clip (and the whole film), the colour image is strong on contrast, not only the colour of the settings, the furnitures, and the costumes, also the colour contrast of indoor and outdoor. In the film clip, the major colour is grayish, the tones contain grayish olive green, grayish blue ( Melanie’s costume), and grayish brown....   [tags: essays papers]
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Inherit The Wind - 	Brady and Drummond, two former partners, beginning their legal lives working together. Now each one strives to be superior, confident in their ways and beliefs, trying to out-do the other. Despite a common goal, the two gradually became very different people, as is evident in the play and movie,Inherit the Wind. Throughout the years, as each one fought cases, established a name for themselves, and gained popularity (or notoriety), they kept a careful watch on the other. Learning of the others triumphs, which pushed them to try even harder, become more set in their ways, believing that their heterogeneous beliefs were right, and that if they kept those beliefs the focus of their existence, they could eventually prove themselves the victor....   [tags: essays research papers] 1113 words
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Inherit The Wind - Matthew Harrison Brady, of Inherit the Wind by: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, never fooled anyone. He may have seemed strong in the beginning but he no substance under the shell. Such a false front can be compared to water behind an earthen dam. It may hold some water for a time but once the water finds a weak point, the whole structure comes crashing down along with the fury of all the water behind it. Within brady, the water represents the gooey inner core of his personality. Once he loses his composure in front of his once adoring audience the entire fluid of his persona comes crashing out....   [tags: essays research papers] 822 words
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Energy - ... The pressure is higher on one side of the blade and lower on the other which causes the blades to spin. The uneven pressure causes the blade to spin around the center of the turbine. On the top of the turbine, is a weather vane that is connected to a computer to keep the turbine turned into the wind so it captures the most energy. The blades are attached to a shaft which only turns about 18 revolutions per minute and that’s not nearly fast enough to generate electricity by itself. So the rotary shaft spins a series of gears that increase the rotation up to 1800 revolutions per minute....   [tags: Energy] 1641 words
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Wind Farm Restrictions - Geography Research Paper Rough Draft Wind energy is really a converted form of solar energy. (Halacy) The sun’s radiation heats different parts of the earth at different rates. It is mostly noticeable in the day, but it also is available when different surfaces, like water and land, absorb or reflect at different rates. This causes portions of the atmosphere to warm differently. After, hot air rises, and that reduces the atmospheric pressure at the earth’s surface, and cooler air is drawn in to replace it....   [tags: Energy ] 1700 words
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Wind Energy for America - ... (Lots of wind) Scandia Wind, a subsidiary of Norwegian Firm Haugul Clean Energy is trying to build two wind farms in the Great Lakes. The developers run into the same governmental wall of federal and state regulators and even environmental groups. Scandia even redesigned their plans to move the wind farms from two miles offshore to four miles offshore. This did not work, the opposition still shot them down, even denying them the go ahead for at least a test tower to measure wind speeds in the Great Lakes (Jaques, 2010)....   [tags: Renewable Energy Climate Change]
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The Economics of Wind Power - ... Interestingly, small wind farms are resources for economic benefits in their domestic environment. Wind power rarely creates problems when using wind power to supply up to 20% of total demand. Nonetheless, as the percentage rises there are increased costs, therefore the need to use storage such as pumped-storage hydroelectricity, upgrade the grid or a lowered ability to supplant conventional production may occur. The most significant way to mitigate the problems is to utilize power management techniques such as excess capacity, storage, dispatchable backing supply of natural gas, exporting and importing power to neighboring areas or reducing demand when wind production is low....   [tags: Alternative Energy]
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Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations - There are different types of foundations in practise from the number of years in order to support the structures of offshore wind turbines, oil and gas industry and marine applications. Each foundation has specific applications depending upon the requirements such as sea bed conditions, different types of water depths, cost of construction, wind turbine size and various types of vessels required for the installation of foundations. The feasibility study of different foundations is carried out in order to provide the novel solution for the foundation of offshore wind farm in the Wash, UK....   [tags: Engineering] 2431 words
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