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Nature and Procreation in Blue Highways

- Nature and Procreation in Blue Highways In the book of a rustic American journey, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon continually characterizes the land he travels with simple, natural references. Least Heat Moon repeatedly gives the nature he discovers on his journey very fertile, prolific qualities. The essays often contains vivid physical descriptions of the environment, particularly its natural beauty. Least Heat Moon ponders human existence and its interference with the environment....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Forgotten People of the Blue Highways

- Forgotten People of the Blue Highways Journeying along the back roads of the blue highways of the road maps, William Least Heat Moon discovers the forgotten people of America in Blue Highways. In the beginning, his trip seems to be motivated by anger and disillusion. But when readers look deeper into the story, they see that Least Heat Moon focuses the attention on how to "climb out of a world which he realized was impersonal and materialistic" (Lyons 63). By avoiding the large cities, he focuses his attention on the forgotten civilizations....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Heritage of Blue Highways

- Heritage of Blue Highways In the country travelers' Bible, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon takes a journey into his Native American heritage as well as into the heart of American culture. As a person of mixed ancestry, Least Heat Moon wishes to seek the history and experiences of his past in his travels. He is especially interested in the Native American element of his heritage because he had no knowledge of his ancestry as he was growing up. At the point at which he begins his journey, after being a student and scholar of Renaissance literature, Least Heat Moon is able to identify more freely with his past ("Whispers..." 58-60)....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Coming Full Circle in Blue Highways

- In his traveling diary, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon takes a trip to various destinations of unknown worth. His American back roads tour is characterized by the pattern of taking a journey that follows a circle. Least Heat Moon's circular journey is both literal and spiritual. His travels circle the nation, and he gathers history and personality from all corners of America. More importantly, however, Least Heat Moon sets out to fully explore and find himself. He provides the audience with the simple explanation of the circular nature of his journey because "following a circle would give a purpose&emdash;to come around again&emdash;where taking a line would not"(Le...   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Blue Highways, Leaves of Grass and the Parkdale Library

- Blue Highways, Leaves of Grass and the Parkdale Library I don't know what exactly I expected to find at the library that summer. Rows of gleaming shelves and neatly stacked books, probably. No sound but the humming of fluorescent lights and the thump of rubber stamps. The librarians would be demure types - soft-spoken and intellectual. I thought of the place itself as a sort of solemn temple to the written word. With these images in mind, I was startled by my first glimpse of the employees' workroom....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Review of Blue Remembered Hills

- Review of Blue Remembered Hills 'Blue Remembered Hills' is a poem by AE Houseman that shows an idealistic view of childhood as you see in the poem. That is the land of lost content I see it shining plain The happy highways where I went And cannot come again In this short piece AE Houseman gives the effect of a clean happy time. Dennis Potter has a completely different view on childhood that completely contrasts with AE Houseman's poem. Dennis potters play is a reversal of AE Houseman's poem, including the attitudes of the children....   [tags: Papers]

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The Industrial Revolution And World War I

- The industrial revolution and World War I, played a role in the United States economy in the 1920s. The industrial revolution was an era of innovation and merging ideas that allowed people to transform the world and World War I expanded mass production. The economy of the 1920 in the Unites State was a period that is often called the Roaring Twenties and it was a period that the innovation of the Industrial revolution and mass production came together. Still the U.S. did experience a recession post World War One and was able to recover due to the new industries and mass production....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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The Blue Collar And The Black Collar

- The Blue Collar brilliance is a great example of why the white collar jobs are not always the most useful. Blue collar jobs are the people with not so much of the Intelligence but great social skills and other skills not exactly learned. These workers are not dumb at all but they are hard works the labor workers, the workers that did not go to college. The blue collar workers are equally as important to the workforce to make everything function properly. Just because they did not go to college does not take away from what they mean to the workforce....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Blue Ocean Strategy

- Blue ocean strategy is a strategy that aims to make the competition irrelevant by finding ways to generate uncontested market space (Media Marketing, 2012). By implementing this strategy, a company is being forced to align their process related to production, costs and costs activities (Media Marketing, 2012). By utilizing the blue ocean strategy, Ambang Mata will achieve higher returns and also may continue to survive in the market. One of the strategy being suggested was setting up a research and development department (R&D) may also very helpful in analyzing the current market trend as well as developing a new products....   [tags: Business, Ambang, Blue-Ocean]

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Blue Ocean Leadership : Basic Summary

- BLUE OCEAN LEADERSHIP BASIC SUMMARY Blue ocean leadership is a concept derived from the blue ocean strategy formulated by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, professors at INSEAD business school. Blue ocean strategy says that leaders in industries are created not by competing with each other (red ocean) but by creating “blue oceans” of uncontested market space with tremendous potential to generate value. Profs Kim and Mauborgne now apply the same revolutionary concept to one of the key assets of industry- human capital-to see whether the same concept can be created to harness the untapped potential of the human capital....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Blue Ocean Strategy]

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Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- In the article, “Blue-Collar Brilliance” by Mike Rose, he begins with an anecdote of his mother working her blue-collar job at a diner as a waitress. Rose vividly describes her common day that is packed with a constant array of tedious tasks she has to accomplish to make her living. The authors goal appears to be making the reader appreciate the hard work of blue-collar workers because society places a stereotype on them as being less intelligent than someone with more schooling or even a white-collar job: “Our cultural iconography promotes the muscled arm, sleeve rolled tight against biceps, but no brightness behind the eye, no inmate that links hand and brain” (282)....   [tags: Working class, Blue-collar worker]

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Letter from a Character in Island of the Blue Dolphins

- This is Won-a-pa-lei, or Karana. As you may know I was left stranded on an island with my late brother Ramo, or Chief Tanyositlopai, while my sister Ulape and the rest of our tribe left to unknown land. I wish to not point fingers, but Ramo was at fault for their departure without us. He was a stubborn child who went to collect his spear quickly before they could have left. I had to go after him because what’s an older sister to do. With my parent’s death and Ulape’s obsessive crush with Nanko, she sure was not going after him....   [tags: Island of the Blue Dolphins]

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Thomas Whitecloud’s Blue Winds Dancing and the Internet

- In Thomas A. Whitecloud’s “Blue Winds Dancing,” he talks about how he feels disconnected with society because of the different aspects of society that he does not agree with and is not accustomed to. He copes with the two opposing societies because he is biracial and is therefore a part of both societies. There are many activities that are participated in by people who are apart of what he calls the civilized world. Whitecloud hitchhikes on a train in a cattle car with bums because he thinks that bums are the closest to his people....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Dennis Potters' Blue Remembered Hills

- Dennis Potters' Blue Remembered Hills A.E. Houseman’s poem looks back at childhood as a “land of lost content” meaning that when you are a child you are innocent and you don’t have a care in the world. Also he says that childhood is a “happy highway where I went / and cannot come again” meaning that they are the best years of your life but you can never go back there. Dennis Potter took the poem and turned it in to a play about a group of children who were on there school holidays in the forest of dean in Gloucester....   [tags: Dennis Potters Blue Remembered Hills Essays]

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Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- Blue Collar workers today are looked down upon by most of society. People think that if you have a blue collar job you aren’t smart and not successful. But in my opinion, blue collar workers are the backbone of our society, and deserve the same amount of respect as white collar workers. “Blue Collar Brilliance by Mike Rose” explains how blue collar workers are very smart and use a lot of brainpower to get their jobs done. Both his Uncle and mother were blue collar workers and that’s where he got his inspiration to stand up for blue collar workers around the world....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- Nowadays, blue-collar jobs are in high demand, typically less stressful than a white-collar job, and are often paid decently depending on work experience and skills. If these facts are true, then people with the skills needed for these jobs should be jumping at the opportunity instead of brushing them off. However, many times blue-collar jobs are overlooked because of the stereotyped belief that blue-collar workers lack that skills that white-collar workers possess. The typical blue-collar stereotype illustrates someone who lacks intelligence simply because they usually do not attend college for the jobs they acquire....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Questions On The Novel ' Blue Jeaned Sitter '

- Shewas a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails. It had a long strap and she carried it slung across her shoulder. It was about eleven o 'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse. The strap broke with the single tug the boy gave it from behind. But the boy 's weight, and the weight of the purse combined caused him to lose his balance. Instead of taking off full blast as he had hoped, the boy fell on his back on the sidewalk, and his legs flew up....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Blue Suede Shoes]

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Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- In an ever so changing society it is expected that principals such as education, demographics and much more continue to evolve each day. While most criticize society, others try to define it. Mike Rose, a professor at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Informational studies, is well known for his writing on issues of literacy. The article Blue-Collar Brilliance, written by Mike Rose, originally appeared in 2009 in the American Scholar magazine. The article not only presents a strong claim, but it also includes personal narratives, which increases the author 's credibility....   [tags: Working class, Blue-collar worker, Employment]

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Analysis Of Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- Is it better to be book smart or street smart. Is it better to be happy and stable or unhappy and ‘rich’. Blue-collar jobs require you to learn skills that college cannot teach you; Rose points this out in his essay, stating: “It was like schooling, where you’re constantly learning” (277). In the essay “Blue Collar Brilliance” written by Mike Rose, he talks about how his mother worked as a waitress and how his uncle Joe dropped out of high school, eventually got a job working on the assembly line for General Motors and was then moved up to supervisor of the paint and body section....   [tags: Learning, Education, Blue-collar worker]

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The Blue Hotel

- The Blue Hotel As a recently published book on the works of Stephen Crane, it is rather disappointing to see some of the key moments left out of Stanley Wertheim's criticism in A Stephen Crane Encyclopedia about the short story "The Blue Hotel." Wertheim leaves out a key point in the characterization of the Swede and the plot of the story. This occurs at the point where Patrick Scully, in the story, persuades the Swede to stay in his hotel despite his fears and inhibitions about the Wild West by getting him to drink and not to worry....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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How Can Humans Reverse Damage to Mission Blue Butterflies?

- It’s light blue wings flutter softly as it flies from Lupine plant to Lupine plant. Icaricia icarioides missionensis ( Mission Blue Butterfly) was discovered in 1937. Icaricia icarioides missionensis is native to the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It has lost most of it habitat in the region to development , and is thus limited to residing only in the Twin Peaks of San Francisco, Fort Baker in Marin County, and San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County. Human beings are the main reason for the decline in the Mission Blue’s natural habitat....   [tags: butterflies, mission blue, lupines]

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Blue. Ashley Frangipane, A Modern Day Indie Pop Singer / Songwriter

- Blue Ashley Frangipane, also known by her stage name Halsey, is a modern day indie pop singer/songwriter. Halsey grew up with a musical background, playing the cello, viola, and violin; however, Halsey took a step in a new direction at the age of 14 by buying an acoustic guitar. After purchasing her guitar she began posting covers on YouTube and creating a fan base on MySpace. Halsey started performing in at the age of 18, when she needed a source of income to pay her rent. In 2014 Halsey released her first EP, which became popular quickly....   [tags: Blue, Color, Song]

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Progression and the Structure of The Blue Hotel

- Progression and the Structure of The Blue Hotel In his essay, Robert F. Gleckner discusses progression, as it is related to the structure of "The Blue Hotel." He follows the progression of power and control in the story, as it shifts to different characters. Gleckner also follows the progression of the storm outside and how it symbolizes a natural force that will always be more powerful than human control. In the beginning of "The Blue Hotel," Scully has the power, as he "practically makes [his three guests] prisoners....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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The Symbolic Naturalist of The Blue Hotel

- The Symbolic Naturalist of The Blue Hotel   This essay considers the perspective of James Trammell Cox as presented in his essay: An Analysis of the Blue Hotel   Cox begins his essay by discussing naturalism and Crane's fictional style. He suggests that Crane's technique "is that of the symbolist rather than the naturalist in that he carefully selects his details not as pieces of evidence in a one-dimensional report on man but as connotatively associated parts of an elaborately contrived symbolic structure." Basically the thrust of Cox's argument is centered around the degree to which Crane displays the characteristics of a naturalist writer....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Fear in Crane's The Blue Hotel

- Fear in Crane's The Blue Hotel Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel" is, according to Daniel Weiss, "an intensive study of fear." The story uses a game to show how fear unravels itself. He also discusses inner fears as opposed to fears existing in reality, and the ways that they bring each other about in this short story. Weiss begins by pointing out how Crane used the stereotypical 1890's American West as his setting. The Swede comes to the Blues Hotel with the assumption that he will witness, if not be involved in, robberies and murders....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Corruption in the Film Blue Chips

- Corruption: The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery. In the film Blue Chips corruption overshadows true meaning of sports tournament. There are two challenging issues in the film dealing with money and morals. Bribery is used to save the athletic reputation of the university. A college basketball coach finds himself battling between his morals, integrity of the team and institution he works for....   [tags: Blue Chips Movie]

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Analysis Of Mike Rose 's ' Blue Collar Brilliance '

- Mike Rose describes his first-hand experience of blue collar workers in his monograph “Blue Collar Brilliance”. Patiently, he observed the cooks and waitresses whilst he waited for his mother’s shift to end. He noticed how his mother called out abbreviated orders, tag tables and so on. Mike Rose describes how his mother, Rosie, took orders whilst holding cups of coffee and removed plates in motion. Rose observed how her mother and other waiters worked and concluded that blue collar work “demands both body and brain” (Rose 274)....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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The Case For Working With Your Hands And Blue Collar Brilliance

- Throughout the United States, some types of work are valued highly over others. This stigma strongly associates the idea all career paths without the need of formal education require no cognitive skill and are unable to teach the same principles as a traditional classroom. This also causes the view that blue-careers specializing in a trade are overall lesser than white collar or office work that mandate a college degree. Authors Matthew B. Crawford and Mike Rose both argue this widespread belief is unfair and incorrect in their essays “The Case for Working with Your Hands” and “Blue-Collar Brilliance,” respectively....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Book Review: Divided Highways

- Since the beginning of the United States the American people have been on the move. Public transportation has played a major role in the development of this nation and in bringing its citizens together. In the book “Divided Highways”, author Tom Lewis takes the reader on a journey of the building of the Interstates and the consequences(good and bad) that came from them. Lewis believes that the Interstates are a physical characteristic of America and that it shows “all our glory and our meanness; all our vision and our shortsightedness”(xiv)....   [tags: Book Review ]

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Analysis Of `` Kind Of Blue `` And `` The Garden Of Forking Paths ``

- Music and literature are constantly evolving with each new release, but how ground breaking are these pieces compared to its contemporaries. Miles Davis and Jorge Luis Borges have contemplated and answered this question frequently. Rather than add on to a previous style, these two took the future of their genres into their own hands. In Davis’s “Kind of Blue” as well as Borges’s “The Garden of Forking Paths,” old ideas are completely abandoned and new, inventive styles flourish. Not only do these two play with the content of their work, but they also explore different styles and means of composition....   [tags: Jazz, Kind of Blue, Miles Davis, Blues]

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Importance of Setting in The Blue Hotel

- Importance of Setting in Stephen Crane's The Blue Hotel    In  'The Blue Hotel,' Stephen Crane uses various provocative techniques to ensure that the setting adds to the richness of the story. 'The Blue Hotel' is set in a cold Nebraska town at the Palace Hotel in the late 1800's, but there is more to setting than just when and where a story takes place.  In a written work, it is the author's job to vividly depict events in order to keep the reader?s attention and to create colorful mental images of places, objects, or situations....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays Stephen Crane]

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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water

- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water is divided into three sections narrated by three different Native American women: Rayona, Christine, and Ida. Rayona’s narrative begins at the hospital, where she is playing cards with her mother, Christine, who drinks heavily and is frequently hospitalized. Rayona’s father, Elgin, arrives and argues with Christine. Rayona leaves for the parking lot and finds Christine trying to break into their car. Christine says she is going to crash the car so Rayona can collect the life insurance payment....   [tags: A Yellow Raft in Blue Water Essays]

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Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing

- Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing      Blue Winds Dancing by author Tom Whitecloud, is narrated by the story's unnamed main character. The young Indian man's persona is brought to life through his own recollection and spoken words. We recognize the turmoil this character faces as he is away from "his people," attending college in White man's society. He doubts his place in either world, believes he must choose between them, and realizes finally that being an Indian is only one part of who he is....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Am I Blue by Beth Henley

- Am I Blue by Beth Henley Am I Blue, is a one-act play written by a southern woman playwright, Beth Henley. At the age of twenty, Henley wrote this first play; and it may also have been a play that reflected her passage to adulthood....   [tags: Play Henley Blue]

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Analysis Of Mike Rose 's Article On Blue Collar Brilliance

- Through the various types of texts I went through, Mike Rose’s article on “Blue-Collar Brilliance” was the one that I felt I could personally relate to. I grew up in a family where manual labor was the key to a good income. Out of my entire family, I was the only one who graduated high school and went to college, therefore I grew up realizing that people didn’t necessarily need a college education to be considered “smart”. My father has been one of the smartest people in my family, I could explain my calculus homework to him and he would be able to quickly grasp at all the equations and concepts, even though he dropped out of high school as a freshmen in Mexico....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Analysis of The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane

- Analysis of The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane is a story about three travelers passing through Fort Romper, Nebraska. Pat Scully, the owner of the Palace Hotel, draws the men to his hotel that is near the train station. In the hotel the three men meet Johnnie, son of Scully, and agree to play a game of cards with him. During the game, the Swede declares Johnnie as a cheater; this gives rise to a fistfight between Johnnie and the Swede. The Swede wins the fight but leaves the hotel with a false sense of confidence....   [tags: Short Stories The Blue Hotel Essays]

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The Pride of Blue Springs: The Blue Springs Cemetery

- An unmistakable crisp smell of fall hangs in the air. The old, iron fence gives a safe feeling, as the sound of gravel sounds under visitors’ shoes. Surprisingly, this is the typical setting of the Blue Springs Cemetery. The cemetery not only serves to house deceased loved ones, but also serves as a symbol of pride to the Blue Springs and surrounding community. The Blue Springs Cemetery, a Gage County Landmark, has a rich history and is an important part of community pride and service. The Blue Springs Cemetery is in the town of Blue Springs, Nebraska, located in the Southeast corner of the state....   [tags: Landmark ]

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The Pride of Blue Springs: The Blue Springs Cemetery

- An unmistakable crisp smell of fall hangs in the air. The old, iron fence can be seen by anybody on the road, as the sound of gravel sounds under visitors’ shoes. People can feel a strange sense of peace and calmness as they look at loved ones. Surprisingly this is the typical setting of the Blue Springs Cemetery. The cemetery not only serves to contain deceased loved ones, but also as a symbol of pride to the Blue Springs and surrounding community. The Blue Springs Cemetery, a Gage County Landmark, has a rich history, and is an important part of community pride and service....   [tags: Nebraska]

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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland

- Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland Overview In eight quasi-connected stories, Susan Vreeland delivers a fictional lesson on aesthetics. Set amidst human sorrow and historic chaos, the narrative follows an imagined Vermeer painting from the present day through 330 years of its provenance--beginning with its willful destruction in the 1990s and concluding with its inspired creation in the 1660s: Chapter 1. 1995(?): in Pennsylvania, math teacher Cornelius Englebrecht burns the painting in his fireplace; 1942: in Amsterdam, from the Vredenburg home, German soldier Otto Engelbrecht loots the painting, hides it, and absconds with it to America....   [tags: Girl in Hyacinth Blue Susan Vreeland]

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Am I Blue by Beth Henley

- Am I Blue by Beth Henley Works Cited Not Included The author of Am I Blue, Beth Henley, begins the play with the seventeen-year-old protagonist John Polk sitting alone in a bar. John contemplates on the red and black card in his hand. From the street, a sixteen-year-old girl whose name is Ashbe sits next to him. She hides under his raincoat because she stole two ashtrays from a local inn. Ashbe is a social person and soon begins a conversation with John. Through persistent questioning, Ashbe discovers John is in a fraternity....   [tags: Am Blue Beth Henley Essays]

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Free Essays Settings, Characters, and Ideas in The Blue Hotel

- Settings, Characters, and Ideas in The Blue Hotel The Story "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane was one that inspires a lot of thought. This thought is about settings, characters, and ideas. The characters he creates are very different from each other, as shown in comparisons to each other. The use of symbolism in the story lets us imagine why the hotel is painted blue and we can wonder about the character of the Swede for long periods of time. These elements combined have made this story very good....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Reality in Wallace Stevens’ The Man with the Blue Guitar

- Reality in Wallace Stevens’ The Man with the Blue Guitar For Wallace Stevens, reality is an abstraction with many perspective possibilities. As a poet, Stevens struggles to create original perspectives of reality. Wallace Stevens creates a new, modern reality in his poetry. Actually, Stevens decreates reality in his poetry. In The Necessary Angel, Stevens paraphrases Simone Weil’s coinage of decreation as the change from created to uncreated or from created to nothingness. Stevens then defines modern reality as, “a reality of decreation, in which our revelations are not the revelations of belief, but the precious portents of our own powers”(750)....   [tags: Man with the Blue Guitar Essays]

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Pride and Racial Inferiority in Blue Winds Dancing

- There is a fine line between admiration of one's own culture and contempt for those who are different. Where is the line drawn between pride and prejudice. A society will always feel as though their system of beliefs and way of life is superior and opposing culture are lacking in dignity. In "Blue Winds Dancing" Tom Whitecloud's unnamed character is at that crossroad in his life. Is his Indian culture truly inferior to that of the White man; is his honor to not drift away from his own culture leading to prejudice for the White man....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Selina and Gordon's Friendship in A Patch of Blue by Elizabeth Kata

- In her novel, A Patch of Blue, Elizabeth Kata tells a story of Selina, an eighteen year old blind girl who meets and develops a relationship with Gordon, an older black man. Gordon helps Selina realize many hopes and dreams, though not without some drawbacks. One of the disadvantages of Selina and Gordon's relationship is that he is able to withhold telling her about the colour of his skin. Selina hates black people because the only colour that she can see is black, and she has grown to despise it....   [tags: A Patch of Blue Essays]

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Rayona’s Growth in A Yellow Raft In Blue Water

- Rayona’s Growth in A Yellow Raft In Blue Water      As the subject of the first section of Doris' novel, A Yellow Raft In Blue Water, Rayona faces many problems that are unique to someone her age. Ray's mixed race heritage makes her a target of discrimination on the reservation. Problems in her family life (or lack thereof), give Rayona a reversed role in which she is the mother taking care of Christine. In dealing with these issues, Rayona learns a lot about herself and others.   Because of the life that Christine leads, the role of mother and daughter are switched and Rayona often finds herself watching out for her mom....   [tags: Yellow Raft Blue Water Essays]

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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water - Mixed Blood

- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water - Mixed Blood When we read books, especially when we're young, we're especially alert for things to recognize, clues to help us place ourselves in a confusing and daunting universe in which gender, age, economics, and identity itself are muddled by too much information, too many possibilities. We are externally ordered by one constellation in our immediate household, another in our social or school setting, many others on television. Where do we fit. What is the community of "us" to which we comfortably and securely and enduringly belong....   [tags: Yellow Raft Blue Water Essays]

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Automobile Safety - Slaughter on the Highways

- Slaughter on the Highways If there is one thing that is largely ignored in our society, it is the sheer slaughter that takes place daily on our roads and motorways/highways. It just doesn't get the same media and political attention as crime and drugs do, even though the number of road deaths is far greater than in both of these categories. When politicans want to raise their popularity they nearly always talk about the high number of deaths from drugs and the like, and what measures they are going to introduce to bring these down....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Effects of Highways and Automobiles on Urban American Character

- The development of the United States Highway System has had negative impacts on the urban character of our country’s cities. One of the main catalysts, if not the main catalyst, of urban sprawl has been the development of transportation. It has made it extremely convenient and easy for people to move farther out of the inner city and develop rural America. As a result many prominent cities across our country have felt the effects of sprawl through diminished downtown economies. Highways have also played a key role in the standardization of American urban environments....   [tags: transportation, suburban, ]

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Man and Nature in Stephen Crane's The Blue Hotel and The Open Boat

- Man and Nature in The Blue Hotel and The Open Boat      Stephen Crane uses a massive, ominous stove, sprawled out in a tiny room and burning with "god-like violence," as a principal metaphor to communicate his interpretation of the world. Full of nearly restrained energy, the torrid stove is a symbol of the burning, potentially eruptive earth to which humans "cling" and of which they are a part. As a literary naturalist, Crane interpreted reality from a Darwinian perspective, and saw the earth driven by adamant natural laws, violent and powerful laws which are often hostile to humans and their societies, and he conceived of humans as accidents, inhabiting a harsh, irrational, dan...   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Notes On Blue And Blue

- BLUE tisked rhetorically. “Pitiful…creature…aren’t you.” It took two bumps to turn the slide back to blue. RED just shook and sighed, binked the edge of the slide turning it RED. BLUE did the same, turning it blue. RED followed again with a double bink. Blue. Red. Blue. Red. YELLOW and GREEN, two too cool of colors were never colors to stray far from a playground fight, the rolled came closer, jarring and laughing at the skeptical of the slide turning red and blue against the evening sky. “Shesh,” YELLOW said, “Looky there....   [tags: Color, Green, Primary color, Red]

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Texting & Driving Is The Number One Killer On The Highways Today

- Texting & Driving has become the number one killer on the highways today. One would think that the death totals has risen because of one speeding, one’s inexperience driving, and one falling asleep behind the wheel. However, the silent gun is the cell phone and its silent culprits. The cell phone has accomplishers known as the key board (with its 26 alphabets), dialing pad (with its ratio of numbers 1-10), contacts (friends and family listed), email, responding key, and the ultimate attention getter (reading of the phone messages), and the hand help cell phones....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls

- An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls Simply put, Blue Girls is about beauty. The poem focuses on the realization and truthfulness that beauty undoubtedly fades. The speaker appeals to young girls, warning them to not put all their hope in their beauty, but to still utilize it before it diminishes. Blue Girls By John Crowe Ransom Twirling your blue skirts, travelling the sward Under the towers of your seminary, Go listen to your teacher old and contrary Without believing a word....   [tags: Crowe Ransom Blue Girls Poem Essays]

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Playing the Character John from Blue Remembered Hills

- Playing the Character John from Blue Remembered Hills The group, consisting of John, Audrey, Angela, Willie and Raymond; have heard a bomb siren going off from the nearby prison camp. They know that this means danger and as they are in the woods, they cant go anywhere for cover and start to worry about one of the prisoners, or “Ities” and “Wops” as they call them, having escaped. They decide to keep an eye out for any dangers but all the talk of these “Ities” had got them just frightening each other even more....   [tags: Blue Hills Remembered Danile Potter Plays Essays]

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Thailand Highways Management Project

- Thailand Highways Management Project (P075173) Group 3 1. Praphop Anantakoon St101942 2. Lam Quynh Tho St102016 3. Phan Thanh Nga St102056 4. Trinh Thi Kim Phuong St102015 5. Nguyen Thuy Hang St102062 6. Probal Dutta St101941 SOM, May 2005 TABLE OF CONTENT I - INTRODUCTION: 3 1.The rationale of the study. 3 2.The Project Background. 3 2.1. The Project Information: 3 2.2....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways

- Highway Revolt In the past seventy years the United States has evolved to become a nation of intricate roads and major superhighways. With 6,586,610 km of public roads the United States holds the leading position for the largest road network in the world. Creating such a monstrous change in a nation over a short period of time generated some disagreements between locals and politicians. In addition to disagreements, the undertaking of building an enormous network of highways held a vast number of unintended consequences....   [tags: construction of roads, superhighways]

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Proposal for the Installation of Emergency Telephones On Highways in Connecticut

- Proposal for the Installation of Emergency Telephones On Highways in Connecticut Introduction I propose to install emergency telephones along Connecticut highways. Connecticut highways do not provide immediate help for emergencies. Daily, there is a 50/50 change of an accident or emergency happening. There are 45 and up to 70 emergencies in the Greater Hartford area alone. Proposal This report proposes that emergency telephones be installed on Connecticut highways. They would offer efficient ways to get help immediately for emergency situations and also would decrease the chances of crime that may occur while people have to wait for help....   [tags: Proposal Paper]

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Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle

- Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle Whenever a stranger enters an unfamiliar society, a clash between the outsider’s practices and society’s guidelines undoubtedly occurs. Whether the resulting conflict minimally or powerfully affects the people involved depends on the situation, but usually the results are monumental. In the short stories “The Blue Hotel,” “The Displaced Person,” and “Bernice Bobs her Hair,” and the novel In Dubious Battle, society’s fear of the stranger has severe negative consequences for the newcomer, as the community’s rules prevail over the outsiders in the end....   [tags: Blue Hotel displaced Bernice Dubious Essays]

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Highway Revolt: The Eisenhower Interstate system

- The Eisenhower Interstate system had many long term effects, negative and positive. It positively affected the country in that many americans began migrating from the North Eastern states to more rural states such as Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. This shift in population patterns spread out Americans and increased the variety of lifestyles in the United States. Other consequences of the interstate system were seen on the ecological aspects of the country. Forman & Alexander state in a journal article that, “Sometime during the last three decades, roads with vehicles probably overtook hunting as the leading direct human cause of vertebrate mortality on land…an estimated one million ve...   [tags: anti-highway movement, federal highway act]

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blue cross blue shield

- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSFL) Operating Services is Florida’s largest insurer, serving more than 6 million residents in total. Three trends that redefine how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida brings value to its members are through consumer empowerment, E-business, and financial services modernization. BCBSFL holds approximately 30% of the HMO market share in Florida, which is twice the share of its nearest competitor. BCBSFL offers a BlueComplements program filled with discounts and services that allow members to stay healthy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Blue Suess '

- In Terrance Hayes Book of poetry Wind in a Box, one can see that the poems are devoted to personal history, blues variation, prose poems, and attempts at getting to the core of defining one’s lineage. The blue poems in particular consider 20th century representations of race, culling wisdom, and impressions from many famous people. Hayes uses the word blue in many different titles of poems in order to show various themes throughout them that tie them together using popular cultural icons. It is obvious to see the significance the word blue plays throughout the Wind in a Box poetry collection....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racism, African American]

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Preliminary Research On The Blue Spoon

- Preliminary research on the Blue Spoon. This research includes the restaurant’s main purpose, location analysis, target market, and current marketing strategy. Main Purpose The Blue Spoon is a small breakfast cafe in Oakwood Plaza.The restaurant 's main purpose is to produce a quality, creative breakfast from early morning to early afternoon. With a cost efficient ran kitchen combined with good service, the Blue Spoon is doing the most to maximize the small space and low marketing activity. The Blue Spoon provides an all-natural breakfast food menu....   [tags: Marketing, Target market, Marketing research]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Blue Kite '

- In many of the works we have read this year, there have been many critiques to the Chinese Communist ideals. These works solely critique the ideals of communism, and promote change in the way that it is implemented in life. The movie “Blue Kite,” tries to show what life was like under the communist government in China. By showing the people the true agony and suffering during the regime, they hoped to change the ideas of many people about communism. While the majority of scholars and students believe that “Blue Kite” is solely a critique of communistic ideals in China, I believe that it is a promotion of more progressive and democratic ideas shown through the Chinese government emphasis on l...   [tags: Communism, People's Republic of China, Democracy]

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Commentary on The Blue Ocean Strategy

- Introduction This paper is an attempt to explore the Blue Ocean Strategy which surfaced in the year 2004 and within a few months, it revolutionised thinking patterns and decision making processes of many firms around the world. The terms “red oceans” and “blue oceans” became the part of the business dictionary and many business related journals started using these terms. It links to the themes of “critical response” and “critical thinking” because the very creation of Blue Ocean Strategy is a challenge or disapproval of the entire field of strategic management, the field of study which has been studied, explored and discussed by many well-known authors over the past five decades and even b...   [tags: Marketing, Industry, Competition]

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Blue for Men Pink for Women

- In a famous TV show which is broadcasted in Korea, for some people questions were thrown by one particular scene. A man was walking with pink shopping bags then his male friend sarcastically mocked him with it saying do not being a girl. Some might see this scene with no problem but some may ask themselves why a man should be ridiculed for bringing pink bags. According to several studies conducted by corporations and sociologists, clearly the notion of blue color for boys and red color for girls exists....   [tags: social norm predisposition learning]

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The Thin Blue Line And Cloverfield

- The films, The Thin Blue Line and Cloverfield are both alike and dissimilar in different film aesthetics. The aesthetics that are presented to the film’s viewers vary in many ways ranging from the type of camera used to the lighting in the films. Despite the differences both films present truths about the world using aesthetics. I think these certain aspects helps the audience give a full, undivided attention to what is currently happening in the movie. When the movie has our full attention that is when we fully understand the truths that are being presented to us from the two films, The Thin Blue Line and Cloverfield....   [tags: Film, Art, Actor, Fine art]

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Pink is for Girls and Blue is for Boys

- Gender roles are taught to us early on in our lives. At the hospital, when babies are newly born they are wrapped up in either a pink or blue blanket depending on the sex of the child. As early as our first few moments in the world, we are inundated by ideas of what it means to be a girl or a boy. Learning about gender roles is an important aspect of a child’s socialization. Ideas about masculinity and femininity can come from a variety of sources - parents, media, the school system and so much more....   [tags: Gender Roles, Girls, Boys, Men, Women]

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Conservation of the Blue Whale

- Introduction The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a species of baleen whale known as the largest animal on Earth. They can grow to be over 100 feet long and can weigh up to 165 tons. Blue whales are found in all oceans and can occupy a wide variety of habitats, from pelagic environments to offshore environments (Clapham et al. 1999). Up until the 19th century, blue whales were generally immune from whaling. Not only were they substantially large animals, they were also very quick and agile and were difficult to catch....   [tags: baleen biology, whaling, ship strikes]

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Taking a Look at Blue Zones

- Most of us strive to live long, happy, and healthy lives but unfortunately Dan Buettner stated that the “life expectancy in our country is only 78.” According to his research we have the capacity to live to about 90 years old, so how did we lose 12 years out of our life. Buettner attempts to answer this question with his presentation; but let us get one thing clear, our genetics only play a small role in this. The Danish Twin Study has already recognized that our genetics only have a 10 percent role in our longevity; the other 90 percent is something in our control, so the thought of someone having to win the “genetic lottery” to live long is somewhat of a myth....   [tags: genetics in long livings]

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The Color Blue By Goethe

- The color blue is regarded as peculiar color by Goethe because it is a powerful hue that can be perceived as exciting and repose. Goethe mentions that blue is the opposite of the color yellow because blue is always accompanied by darkness while yellow is always accompanied by darkness. Since blue is very close to darkness thus it may give away negative emotions. “The appearance of objects seen through a blue glass is gloomy and melancholy” (Goethe, p. 171). His description of the color blue is similar to the description of the state of mind of being blue....   [tags: Color, Primary color, Perception, Yellow]

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Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

- In Black and Blue, Fran Benedetto tells a spellbinding story: how at nineteen she fell in love with Bobby Benedetto, how their passionate marriage became a nightmare, why she stayed, and what happened on the night she finally decided to run away with her ten-year-old son and start a new life under a new name. Living in fear in Florida--yet with increasing confidence, freedom, and hope--Fran unravels the complex threads of family, identity, and desire that shape a woman's life, even as she begins to create a new one....   [tags: love, marriage, domestic violence]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Blue Eyes ' And '

- Blue Eyes and Curls “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always…” (Munsch) that is how it always starts, every night since before the day she was born. Looking back, I would have never thought that I would be sitting in bed with my now almost kindergartener reading the same book every night at the age of twenty-one. Not once did it cross my mind that I would be responsible for someone else’s life and that I would be sharing literally everything, or that someone else’s needs would always come before mine....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Pregnancy]

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`` Blue Genes `` By Christopher Lukas

- In the Memoir “Blue Genes” by Christopher Lukas I was drawn into a story that I felt had become a part of my own thoughts as I saw a striking resemblance between Kit Lukas and experiences I have had in my own turbulent family. I realized I was interested in Bipolar disorder far before I had taken any Psychology based courses mainly for the fact that I was trying to explain to myself how intricately mental illness can affect our lives. In class I learned more about Bipolar Disorder and how it could pass through genetics affecting families in every generation....   [tags: Family, Emotion, Feeling, Suicide]

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Personal Statement : ' The Blue Book '

- My outside encounter was with Noel. We met on the bottom floor of the cafeteria building on campus and immediately got to work. My initial perceptions of Noel were simple. I thought of him as a basketball player at park. I had some initial stigmas associated with basketball and other sports players from the school as I heard last semester from another basketball player bragging about how a teacher had made an exception on a grade merely for the fact that she played the game. I have heard rumors about favoritism towards athletes, but my experience was the first time that I heard confirmation....   [tags: Life, Debut albums, American films, A Little Bit]

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Review on Blue Ocean Strategy

- ... This strategy seem challenging since this strategy focus on capture new market and new demand, which it’s required extra efforts in term of innovation of products and promotion in order to make customers realize about their product. Even there are some discussions about the blue ocean strategies; however, based on my review on customers comment said that the practical guidance on how to create them is limited. Therefore, without usual analytic framework which can be used as guidelines to create blue oceans as well as effective principles to manage risk, creating blue oceans viewed as too risky for managers to pursue as strategy for their company....   [tags: marketing and business strategies]

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All In a Pair of Blue Eyes

- Belle French was dragged out of the pleasant haze of her dreams the day after her meeting with Mr. Gold by the sound of her phone’s alarm blaring from on top of her dresser. Ignoring its harsh sounds, she attempted to bury herself further into the warm mountain of sheets and pillows that was her bed, but it was to no avail, and so groaning in frustration she crawled out of bed. Blue eyes barely opened, she fumbled for her phone, promptly turning off the obnoxious beeping and then slipping it into the pocket of her plaid pjs....   [tags: university, New York, job]

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A Research Study On The Blue Line

- When we look at that data collection strategies we can see in the graph below that the blue line represents the observation data collected throughout the 30 days on the way this young man conducted his communication amongst his friends and in the community using what he had learned in the lessons with a researcher. This data was collected by observing the communication both verbally and nonverbal aid that this young man was having with his coworkers well on the job. As well as the verbal and nonverbal communication that he was having with his friends while they were playing basketball or baseball....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Communication, Writing]

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The Women Of A Large Blue Truck

- In front of my and to my left, I saw a female in her late 30’s, jumping out of the passenger side of a large blue truck. She then pulled her seat back and three kids ' jumped out. The first to come out were two boys they squeezed through together. Then came a little girl around the age of three or four. The girl was small and her boots were on the wrong feet, her hair was a brownish red and done in a very neat braid. Her mittens not on her hand, but attached to her coat. She squatted down and then pushed off and landed into the woman’s arms....   [tags: Family, Mother, Female, Father]

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Black And Blue By Anna Quindlen

- A novel written by Anna Quindlen, “Black and Blue” begins with a woman named Fran Benedetto, who has suffered domestic abuse from her police officer husband, Bobby Benedetto, for almost twenty years. After a couple of decades Fran finally decided that is was time to get away from her abusive husband before he kills her. Somehow Fran gathers up the strength and runs away with her son, Robert, taking on new identities. “Black and Blue”, is a novel about change, a woman finding the nerve to leave a dangerous relationship and risking everything to begin a new life....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Psychological abuse]

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Analysis Of Blue And White Notebook

- Maame Adwoa Brantuo English 101 Professor J. Williams 5 October, 2015 That Blue-and-White Notebook As hard as I try, I cannot remember any piece of academic writing that I now consider significant. All the essays I wrote for English, Literature, and History are now vague memories in the distant past, even though they haunted me throughout my high school life. I know that I struggled to write those papers, I feel that much in my bones. But apart from the grades they would get me, they had no other real significance....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Saving Our ' Blue Marble '

- Saving our “Blue Marble" The subject of climate change has been one of the most hotly debated topics all over the world in recent years. In August of this year President Obama unveiled a plan to help combat the effects of climate change on our society. In The president’s speech he covers what has taken place as a byproduct of climate change, the current state of affairs, and then he goes on to detail the specifics of his plan to combat climate change in the U.S. President Obama’s strong use of ethical, logical, emotional, and timely reasonings provide a sound argument for the already strong case for action against climate change....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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