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Shapiro's Poem Auto Wreck

- Shapiro's Poem Auto Wreck Philosophers have pondered the meaning of life and death since the beginning of time. There are many hypotheses. From reincarnation to Valhalla-then on to heaven. There have been many proposed solutions. Yet no one fully understands dea th. In Shapiro's poem "Auto Wreck," he illustrates the irrationality of life for it can be taken away at any given time for no rational reason.Shapiro uses metaphors to emphasize the fantasy-like and wild setting of the auto wreck....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Deepest Wreck

- A deep-sea salvage company claims to have discovered the deepest ancient shipwreck ever found- a 2,300-year-old Greek trading vessel found nearly two miles under the surface of the Mediterranean. The discovery of the shipwreck between the classical trading centers of Rhodes and Alexandria adds to the collection of evidence that is challenging the long-held theory that ancient sailors lacked the navigational knowledge and skill to sail large distances across open water. It is believed that they were restricted to following the coastline during thier trips....   [tags: essays research papers]

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?The Wreck of the Hesperus? and The Perfect Storm

- The More Powerful Sea Disaster Story Some of the most intriguing stories of today are about people’s adventures at sea and the thrill and treachery of living through its perilous storms and disasters. Two very popular selections about the sea and its terrors are The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and “The Wreck of the Hesperus” by Henry Longfellow. Comparison between the two works determines that “The Wreck of the Hesperus” tells a more powerful sea-disaster story for several different reasons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Book Report on Wreck!

- First Entry – Suggestion Number 1 – Page 50 This fiction book is called “Wreck” and was written by Allan Bailie. The main characters are Ian Foster and Reene Thompson, they are two normal teenagers. Reene was told to baby-sit Ian while his parents are away. During this period a cyclone hits Albatross Beach and they barely survive it. Soon they seek shelter in a rusty old freighter on the beach. After, the cyclone erupts again and sets the boat out to sea. While on the boat they experience many strange happenings and realise they are not alone....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Auto Competition

- Auto Competition Intro When an auto manufacturer needs to cut costs it will sometimes look for help from another manufacturer. This process results in a merging between companies in order to benefit one another. Companies may merge to be cost efficient or even to gain entry into another market segment. Either way, manufacturers try to gain instant results by merging. Auto manufacturers compete with each other to give consumers the state of the art safety systems that they demand. Parents are becoming more concerned about their family's safety with the lifesaving abilities of airbags....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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Grand Theft Auto's Rebirth

- Grand Theft Auto's Rebirth There are a lot of video games of there that have continuations or a part two of part three and so on. In addition, along with a new story line they try to make the game features or game play more intense than its predecessor. Most of the games do not improve they will just look different or have a high rate of difficulty than the one that came before it. However, the game called Grand Theft Auto has came out with the second continuation of the game series, and the third one is a remake of the fist one with technology added into the mix....   [tags: Papers]

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Increasing the Punishment for Auto Theft

- Increasing the Punishment for Auto Theft Over the last decade, our policy and resources have been focused, quite appropriately, on reducing violent crimes, sex offenses, and drug dealing. The original Sentencing Reform Act passed by the 1981 Legislature, placed auto theft at the bottom of the seriousness level list, with a rank of "I" and a standard range of 0 to 60 days. What has changed over the last 20 years is both the value of automobiles, and the prevalence of this crime. It is a crime that has significant economic impact on everyone who drives and insures a car in this country....   [tags: Papers]

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Burns Auto Corporation

- Burns Auto Corporation Besides the main objective of earning the optimal amount of revenues for its shareholders, a business must also make sure that it keeps its cost of operating at a minimum level. By reducing its costs, and maintaining or increasing the amount of revenues, the business increases its net profit. Increased profits also result in a higher value of the business to potential investors. Situation Background (Step 1) Burns Auto Corporation, owned by Thomas Burns, consists of twenty-five new car dealerships selling cars produced by foreign automakers....   [tags: Business Management Analysis]

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Amtek Auto Corporation Strategy

- Group which is a leading supplier of engine, transmission and suspension parts, assemblies and systems with operations in India, Germany, UK and USA. The group is amongst the largest manufacturer of flywheel ring gears in the world and one of the leading manufacturers of piston connecting rod modules and gear shifter forks in India. The group is also one of the largest manufacturers of small and medium sized steel forgings and the second largest forgings manufacturer in India. THE AMTEK GROUP is divided into four companies: ■ Amtek Auto is the flagship company of the group ■ Amtek India Ltd is engaged in the manufacture of gear shifter forks and yokes ■ Amtek Siccardi is the group's joint-v...   [tags: Business Executive Summary]

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Burns Auto Case Study

- Burns Auto Case Study The automobile industry is one that has constant vicissitudes. Burns Auto Corporation is not exempt from these unexpected changes or shifts in that industry. Many factors drive the automobile market fuel prices, the economy, and family sizes are just a few. This paper will take an in depth look at the current situation at Burns Auto; including the situation, problem definition, end state goals. Situation Burns Corporation is an auto corporation that consists of 24 dealerships selling foreign automobiles in the United States....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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Skoda Auto - International Business

- Skoda Auto The story of Skoda is one of struggle and success. Skoda enjoys a century-long history of motor vehicle manufacturing in a small town in the Czech Republic, about sixty kilometers outside the cultural and tourist center of Prague. Despite early achievements, times became much harder during the former socialist era. The physical plant fell into disrepair and quality declined. However, this tale in one of transformation, and Skoda has once again become very successful in a joint venture partnership with the large German manufacturer Volkswagen (Mendenhall and Oddou, 379)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Japanese Auto Manufacturing

- The Road to Japanese Automobile Manufacturing Dominance Japan was devastated at the end of World War Two. Although the automobile industry wasn’t as heavily hit as some of the other industries, there were some severely hindering effects on production. Steel and other materials were difficult to obtain causing production to drop 50% by the end of the war (Chao, 1997). Now they are the leading automobile manufacturers in the world. Japan is the epitome of car manufacturers. Japan had a big ditch to dig themselves out of....   [tags: essays research papers]

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US Auto and AutoMex Case Analysis

- US Auto and AutoMex Case Analysis The learning team that consists of views from diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences reviewed the US Auto and AutoMex scenario. The team's scenario consensus scenario was varied yet similar in outcome. When using the 9-Step Problem-Solving Model as a guide, the following provides the reflections of the team-based on effectiveness, challenge and application to the US Auto and AutoMex scenario....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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My Fairlady Z

- My Fairlady Z In 1969 Datsun embarked on a journey that would change the auto industry forever. A sports car for the common man, the Z was meant to bring performance and comfort at an affordable price. The first Z to come to America came in 1969. The 240z hit the market on October 22nd and came stock with a 2400cc straight six-cylinder engine that pumped out the light-weight Z to a stunning zero to sixty time of under nine seconds. Above all, the 240z was a steal with a price tag of $3,526.00 opposed to the '69 corvette that was just shy of $5,000.00....   [tags: Car Auto]

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The Road to Bankruptcy of Detroit City

- ... on July 18, 2013 the Governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder authorized Emergency Manager Kevin Orr to declare the city of Detroit bankrupt; and shortly after, at 4:06 the city of Detroit had officially filed for bankruptcy (Halcom 2013). Declaring nearly 14 billion dollars of a total estimated 18 billion, Detroit surpassed Jefferson County, Alabama as the largest city to file a claim for bankruptcy. Estimated in owing close to 18 billion dollars in debt to creditors, several factors culminated into the conditions necessary to require Detroit to file for bankruptcy including: the decentralization of the auto industry, a declining populations, mismanagement of city funding, and corrupt leadersh...   [tags: auto, industry, population, mismanagement]

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A Hazardous Profession

- A Hazardous Profession What makes a car stand out in the crowd of millions of others. Is it the style. Is it the paint. Or is it the price. All of these can make a car appeal to people, but do they take the time to think of the work and effort involving making a car look they way it does. The professionals in auto body know what it takes to make a car look and stay brand new....   [tags: Auto Body Shop ]

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Car Industry Analysis

- Car Industry Analysis Since the beginning of the car there has been history of used car sales and since World War II boom in auto sales there has been an increasingly large amount of used autos being sold. Immediately following World War II, there were roughly nine buyers for every new car produced. Sales personnel merely had to find out who could afford a new car. "Afford" was defined as paying cash. This condition existed until the early 1950s when supply began to discover that some new terms were creeping into the retail salesperson's vocabulary....   [tags: Business Auto Industry cars]

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Case Analysis: Pinto Fires

- Case Analysis: Pinto Fires Introduction Greed is the root to evil or at least the motivation behind some corporations making a good, ethical decision. The Ford Motor Company fell into a trap of greed that would cost many human lives. Before the disaster of the Pinto Fires, Ford had a reputation as being the safety pioneer in the automobile industry with additions such as the seat belts. However, as the invention of small cars began to take emerge Ford began to loose market shares to the foreign market....   [tags: Ford Auto Maker Automobile]

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The Successful Merge of Renault Corporation and Nissan Motors

- The Successful Merge of Renault Corporation and Nissan Motors In 1999, RENAULT, a French midsize automaker company decided to create an alliance with Japan's NISSAN Motors. This operation has transformed the company into a global player, inside the very competitive market of worldwide vehicular distribution. By taking over 36.8% of Nissan's capital, Renault decided to send Carlos Ghosn, as new manager from Nissan, in order for him to install a "Nissan Revival Plan" (NRP). Actually, this plan has been made in order for both corporations to restore profitability, and acquire and increase market shares in Japan....   [tags: Auto Nissan Renault Business]

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GM Case Analysis

- Effective September 25, 1990, the management of the General Motors (GM) Parma, Ohio, stamping plant finalized another three-year local agreement with the United Auto Workers' Union (UAW), Local 1005. It was the second local agreement they had negotiated together on time and without intervention from Detroit, since Parma's self-described revolutionary agreement seven years previously. It was revolutionary because Parma's management and union had abandoned their old hostilities and incorporated a team-based approach to work, setting Parma in a new direction....   [tags: General Motors Auto Industry]

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Installing a Performance Camshaft on an Engine, instructions

- Installing a performance camshaft is arguable the best decision you can make if you are pushing a lot of torque. On a budget, I recommend a flat-tapped cam from Summit Racing. These are generally the best quality products for the cost. But you may need to shop around depending on what you are hoping to spend. Drain the coolant and then remove the radiator and then unbolt the fuel pump. Next, remove the distributor and intake manifold. When you remove the rockers, pushrods and lifters ensure you keep these in order in case you want to go back to the original later....   [tags: auto parts, old crank gear]

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The Outsiders

- Chapter Five/Six/Seven 12. Ponyboy liked his hair so much because it looked like Soda's and it also made him look tuff. 13. Johnny thought that Dally was gallant because Dally just takes what comes his way. Like when Two Bit broke the school windows and the fuzz thought it was Dally, Dally just took the rap and never ratted on his friend. 14. Ponyboy understood the way Johnny felt and that was the best way to emphasize it. I think the poem ment everything must change and that good and bad doesn't last forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rolling Element Bearings In Electric Motors

- Rolling-element bearings in electric motors support and locate the rotor, maintain a small and consistent air gap between the rotor and stator, and transfer loads from the shaft to the motor frame. The correct bearings for an application let a motor run efficiently across its design speed range, minimize friction and power loss, produce little noise, and have a long service life. On the other hand, bearings can be quickly ruined when a motor is used improperly. For example, the deep-groove ball bearings optimized for in-line couplers can overload if motors fitted with them drive a belt pulley....   [tags: Technical Auto Motor Process]

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Toyota Corolla

- The worldwide popularity of the Toyota Corolla - the world's biggest-selling motor vehicle - is reflected here in New Zealand where 200,000 new Corollas have been sold since its introduction nearly 40 years ago. Bob Field with new generation Corolla at the National Customer Centre Globally, more than 32 million Corollas have been produced since the first model went on sale in Japan in 1966. The first generation model was available in New Zealand from 1969 where 14 passenger units were sold and Corolla has now reached a cumulative sales total of over 200,000 units....   [tags: Market Business Auto Industry ]

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The Alliance Between Honda And Rover

- Introduction The alliance between Honda and Rover from 1981 to 1994 was thought to be a successful case at that moment. However, four years after the end of the relationship, Rover still just had all those old models in its product portfolio. On the other hand, it was said that because of the end of the relationship, Honda was put back by four years (Button 2005). This report is divided into two parts. In the first part, the Honda-Rover case is discussed in terms of their capacity and incentive to deliver in the alliance, what they wanted from each other, and what was the outcome of the alliance and why it brought limited benefit to Honda and Rover....   [tags: Auto Industry Joint Ventures]

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Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity

- Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity Most people today fill up their car with different qualities of petrol, because that's what the average car takes. They don't usually consider an alternative for the petrol that they load into their cars. Although petrol is widely used, it is not the only source for a car to get its power from; diesel and electricity are alternatives to the general petrol used by most cars. Although different from each other, diesel and electricity are alternatives to the average gasoline received at a gas station....   [tags: Car Auto Power Gas Diesel]

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The Taxing of Larger Vehicles

- The term Chelsea tractor refers to the large 4x4's which are used around the cities and towns, these vehicles are now more popular than ever. As stated by the BBC "Last year some 187,000 were sold – compared with 80,000 a decade before – accounting for almost 8%, or one in every fifteen, of all cars sold." This shows a growing trend in the popularity of these types of vehicles, many people use them for the school run due to the safety aspect of the cars, many just like to show off their wealth and have the "big car"....   [tags: Car Auto Truck Taxes Emission]

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Ethic In Business: A Case Study

- This paper is an analysis of the closing of Speedy Motors Company's assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan and what might have been done differently. Speedy Motors Company (SMC) gave less than a month notice before they laid off nearly 2,000 workers and closed the facility. This facility had been providing jobs for the community for over 20 years. Terms of the close, the plant should feel morally obligated to provide at least 60 days notice. "The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act is a federal law requiring employers to provide workers, their unions, and state and local government officials sixty days advance notice of any plant closing or mass layoff"....   [tags: Ethic Case Study Analysis Auto Speedy Motors]

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Mamanger

- Land Rover's top model - the full-size, luxury Range Rover - comes to market with some major changes for 2006, improving on the line that had already received a complete makeover just three years ago. The biggest news is the addition of a supercharged version - billed as the "most powerful Range Rover ever." But even the normally aspirated HSE model, which we tested for this report, received a good share of upgrades. Another big change for 2006 is that the Range Rover's engines are now derived from Jaguar....   [tags: Range Rover Land Case Study Analysis Auto]

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What does Bronte wish us to understand about early 19th century

- What does Bronte wish us to understand about early 19th century society from our reading of the first ten chapters of Jane Eyre. In the early chapters, Bronte establishes the young Jane’s character through her confrontations with John and Mrs. Reed, in which Jane’s good-hearted but strong-willed determination and integrity become apparent. These chapters also establish the novel’s mood. Jane is an invented character but there was such a thing as mis-treated children. One type of abuse was the abuse directed to Jane by the Reed family....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Culture Awareness

- Culture Awareness       I was planning to take a leisurely trip this summer, but now I think I'll have to change my plans.  Instead I'll probably have to take a crash course in Sensitivity for the Culturally Unaware. Maybe it's because I grew up in Chicago, perhaps the most culturally diverse city in the country. Maybe it's because I have a mulatto niece and nephew. Maybe it's because my cousin's last name is now Hernandez.  Maybe it's because my wife's cousin is a Native American.  Or maybe it's because we Poles have borne the brunt of more jokes than any other ethnic group, but all this time I thought I was aware of other cultures and the feelings of...   [tags: Papers]

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The Business of the Ford Corporation

- The state where I live is ‘Ford Country”. There are many Ford auto products such as autos and trucks driven daily. Although I am not fully familiar with the intricacies of the Ford Corporation, the business dealing with this organization is endless. Ford’s marketing department responsibility lies with one state where there are 6 other competitors in the Ford organization, its product price is the area where a difference advantage for the Ford Company can occur. The ability to achieve such a goal for the Ford organization begin with the auto manufacturer production capacities and prices of its highest-volume cars, the target market and the buying patterns of its customers....   [tags: Ford, automobiles, business,]

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Supply and Demand Determinants in the Auto Industry

- The American auto industry is in a crisis, their vehicles are not in demand and they need government bailouts to keep their businesses afloat. American vehicles are not on demand because people want fuel-efficient, the car companies that are not at the point of bankruptcy, longer lasting vehicles, and hybrid cars. The American car companies are at a point of bankruptcy and people don’t want to buy cars from a company that may not be there in a couple of months. The foreign car companies are doing well and they much more dependable now that we are in an economic crisis....   [tags: Supply and Demand, economy, Auto Industry, ]

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US Auto Industry Market

- The U. S. auto industry's share of the market has experienced fluctuations over the past 50 years. These fluctuations have been caused by many reasons which include quality, price, and foreign competition. The Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, and the Chrysler Corporation are the three largest manufacturers of automobiles in the world. These three companies hold nearly 75% of the market and produce over 8 million automobiles per year. The largest competitors of these three companies are Japanese auto producers that include Toyota, Nissan, and Honda....   [tags: Business Analysis Automobile]

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Use of Math in Auto Racing

-      Mathematics is found everywhere in life and work and auto racing is no exception. There are many applications of math in racing. The purpose of racing is to win and in order to do that there must be a lot of math involved. If you don’t use math and use it correctly then you will not win. Mathematics is involved in racing in two ways, the car setup and scoring an measurements. The car setup involves tire pressure, down force, wedge, aerodynamic Drag, camber, track bar and valance. The scoring system also uses math....   [tags: mathematics math car racing]

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Max-Auto India is Catering to the Demand of the Automotive Industry

- Catering to the demand of automotive industries with robust designed Auto Parts, Tractor Parts, Thresher Parts and Rotavator Parts. Company Outline Max Auto India, was established in the year 1996 with core business in designing Automotive Parts for cars, autos, tractors, etc. We are among the reliable manufacturer, exporter and supplier of Auto Parts, Tractor Parts, Thresher Parts and Rotavator Parts. Our products have high durability for long life, dimensional stability and can be used in all types of vehicles....   [tags: manufacturing, quality, parts]

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General Motors

- US automobile industry began at the end of the 1800’s and by the 1890’s one out of seven jobs and one out of six businesses owed their existence to the automobile. Also this industry was the largest single customer for many raw materials but now With analysts debating whether or not the American economy is already in a recession, the big three automakers in the US especially General Motors are sharply scaling back production. The facts described by Danny Hakim in an article (G.M. Sees a Loss Near $1 Billion; Stock Falls 14%) published in NYtimes on March 17, 2005 say that announcement by GM about losses of almost a billion dollars for last six month dropped its share to the lowest level i...   [tags: Auto Industry]

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Auto Tuning Fiddler

- Fiddler crabs live through the Pacific Ocean, South Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean on land (McLain 2010). There are over 100 species and their size ranges from 2.5 to 5 cm wide (McLain 2010). Both of the female claws are small but one of the males claw grows significantly larger and it can weigh up to half their bodies weigh (Murai 2009). Adults will continue to grow by molting as they age (McLain 2010). The male will use his overgrown claw as a status of strength and health but some male fiddler crabs can fake a large claw and still get the same benefits even though he is actually weak (Murai 2009)....   [tags: Fiddler Crab, Pacific Ocean]

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Comparing Turbochargers and Superchargers

- Comparing Turbochargers and Superchargers When asking the question which is better turbochargers (turbos) or superchargers (blowers), the results are close. Based on the individuals' driving style and needs, he or she may want consider the benefits and the potential drawbacks of these two systems to decide which best suites each driver's needs. When looking comparing Turbochargers and Superchargers there are several factors to keep in mind: power curves, efficiency, reliability, upgradeability, and value....   [tags: Auto Engine Compare contrast]

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Manual Vs Automatic Transmission

- Manual vs. Automatic Transmission You want to get a new car, but you are not sure whether to get one with an automatic transmission or one with a manual transmission. Well read on and perhaps this essay will help you out with your decision. Cars have played a big role in my life. When I was a little kid my dad and I used to work on his 197....   [tags: Compare Contrast Car Driving Auto]

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Zen Tradition

- Zen Tradition The forefather of Madhyamika Buddhism was Nagarjuna. T.P. Kasulis writes in his book, Zen Action, Zen Person that Nagarjuna was a predecessor to the development of Zen Buddhism. Nagarjuna is regarded though as a patriarch of the Zen tradition. He was the affecting principle to demonstrate logically the "emptiness", or rather sunyata of philosophical distinctions. Kasulis also explores Nagarjuna's "Logic of Emptiness." The Buddhist claimed that "to be concerned with speculative questions is like being concerned with the origin of a poisoned arrow while it is still in one's flesh, contaminating the bloodstream." Kasulis writes that a conflicting group supposed that nothi...   [tags: Papers]

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The Use of Similes in Auto Wreck

- The Use of Similes in  Auto Wreck           In his poem Auto Wreck (p. 1002), Karl Shapiro uses carefully constructed similes to cause the events he relates to become very vivid and also to create the mood for the poem. To describe the aftermath, especially in people's emotions, of an automobile accident, he uses almost exclusively medical or physiological imagery. This keeps the reader focused and allows the similes used to closely relate to the subject of the poem. Three main similes used are arterial blood, tourniquets and cancer....   [tags: Auto Wreck]

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Auto Wreck, by Karl Shapiro

- Auto Wreck is an ominous, grim, and disturbing poem written by Karl Shapiro about death, fate, coincidence and the envisioning of reality. In this harsh poem Shapiro describes an awful car accident where many people ends up dead. He flawlessly employes a unique imagery and language that gives the reader a clear and true sensation of the terrible mishap. The author makes us feel as if we had seen and even experienced the car collision ourselves. Although it may see that the main focus in this poem is death, which is one of the most important, the poet also throws in the way he and everyone else saw everything after the accident, how their emotions changed, and how they envisioned reality afte...   [tags: Poetiv Analysis, Death]

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Marty Anderson 's Case For Family Auto Repair

- Marty Anderson was an employee for Family Auto Repair (FAR) in Memphis and was transfer to their Jackson store, which was an hour and a half from his house. The company allow Marty to use a company vehicle to make his long commute, although he had his own vehicle. The terms of the explicit permission to use the vehicle were: to and from work, during lunch breaks, and to deliver and transfer items between FAR’s two facilities either before work or on his way home. Marty Anderson became a victim of the dilemma when he fell asleep at the wheel and injured a man, Steve Spritzer, in the company vehicle, at a time when he did not have explicit permission to be using the vehicle....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Miles per hour]

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Environmental Challenges Facing the Auto Industry

- People all around the world use cars and trucks to transport themselves and their goods from place to place, so analyzing the auto industry gives insight into hundreds of millions consumers worldwide. Since there are cars in nearly every country, the supply and demand of automobiles greatly increases each year, as people want a faster, more convenient way of travelling. At the same time, emissions from automobiles add to the growing pollution in the environment, which also affects people around the world....   [tags: auto emissions, global warming]

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The Movie ' The Wreck '

- The Wreck The mid-summer of September 11, 2011 was one of the scariest things that had ever happened to me. You know how you watch a movie that has one of them scenes that has a really bad car wreck and either, someone dies or everyone somehow survive. Well, that’s how I felt when I got into this wreck. This one had really shaken me up extremely bad it was like my life flash before my eyes and especially knowing that I probably wouldn’t get to see what I was having yet. Yes, at that time I was pregnant and that what made the whole situation so terrifying and so nerve wrecking....   [tags: Coming out, English-language films, Pregnancy]

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Selfish Decisions in “Wreck of the Hesperus”

- "She struck where the white and fleecy waves Looked soft as carded wool, But the cruel rocks, they gored her side Like the horns of an angry bull. Her rattling shrouds, all sheathed in ice, with the masts went by the board; Like a vessel of glass, She stove and sank, Ho. Ho. the breakers roared!" The ballad "Wreck of the Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow explains how uncivil acts can dramatically change anything. This story describes a prideful man who made a selfish decision to not listen to a sailor's gesticulation and go out to sea during a ineluctable hurricane off Herman's Woe....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Auto Racing

- Auto Racing      It's another Sunday and the auto racing community is getting ready for the green flag to drop. Thousands of people travel hundreds of miles to go to the track, while millions stay home to watch the event on television. The sport of auto racing is the fastest growing spectator sport today. Nascar, NHRA (drag racing), CART, and The Indy Racing League are some of the biggest auto racing events in the world. Every racing style has the element of excitement, sadness, greed, and violence....   [tags: Expository Descriptive Sport Entertainment Essays]

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Overview Of The Auto Towing And Auto Service

- Welcome to Abi Towing and Auto Service in HOUSTON, TX where you can find the best technicians in the auto towing industry. If you should ever find yourself in a situation where you need a dependable service that will not let you down, you have the option to contact our reputable auto services in Texas. Abi Towing and Auto Service is a professional team that knows the importance of delivering a fast response. There is no need for you to worry about waiting a long time when you are dealing with an emergency....   [tags: Automobile, Tire, Wheel, Driving]

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Auto Car Sales : Auto Cars Sales

- Description 1: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends in Fairbanks, AK, provides you with affordable used car sales. Description 2: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends offers you beneficial auto loans for used vehicles in Fairbanks, AK. Description 3: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends specializes in selling and buying used cars in the Fairbanks, AK area. HOMEPAGE “Home” Meta Description: Call Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends to come see one-of-a-kind used auto sales. At Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends in Fairbanks, AK, we have a large selection of used vehicles for sale at affordable rates and packages....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Sales, Vehicles]

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Accidents Aren’t All Created Equal

- Word travels fast anytime an accident happens, whether that accident is a car crash, a plane crash, or a sunken ship. Wanting to be a part of it all, intrigued people run to the site of the accident; either hoping for mayhem or hoping to be a part of the help. As illustrated in both “Titanic” by David R. Slavitt and “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro, accidents get the attention from voyeurs no matter how different they are in nature. Even though “Auto Wreck” and “Titanic” both portray accidents in different ways poetically, they both prove that accidents get their attention from voyeurs no matter the time in history they take place or the situation that has befallen....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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