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The Fog / Combination Firefighting Nozzle

- Since the introduction of the fog/combination firefighting nozzle by Dr. Oyston Charles in the 1960 's, the discussion between the traditional smooth bore nozzle vs. fog/combination nozzle for fire attack has been ongoing and heated at times. My research has informed me that the debate between the smooth bore nozzle and fog nozzle has always and will continue to be openly controversial, particularly over the last two decades as the fire service has taken a deeper interest in firefighter safety and accident prevention....   [tags: Firefighter, Firefighting, Flashover, Fog]

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London 's Killer Fog Essay

- London’s Killer Fog On December 5, 1952, the residents of London woke up to a chilly, clear morning. However, as the day went on, a fog slowly settled over the city. While fog was hardly uncommon for the damp London environment, as the day went on the fog slowly became thicker and thicker, even taking on a sickly, yellowish hue towards the middle of the day. This fog, so dense that people couldn’t even see their feet on the ground, refused to let up for a full five days in the breezeless city (Klein)....   [tags: Air pollution, Particulate, Fog, Pollution]

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An Analysis of the Form and Ideology of Hedgehog in the Fog

- An Analysis of the Form and Ideology of Hedgehog in the Fog The animation, ?Hedgehog in the Fog?, tells the story of an inquisitive hedgehog passing through a wood to visit his friend the bear cub to count the stars. It has won numerous awards for it?s style and originality after it?s release by Yuri Bonsovich Norstein (1941 - to date) and his small crew at the Soyuzmultfilm studios in Moscow in 1975. ?Hedgehog in the Fog. is the fifth of Norstein?s six completed works. All have a deceptive simplicity, a faux naivetîehat begs a deeper understanding of their origins and implications....   [tags: Film Movie Hedgehog Fog Essays]

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Releasing the Moment in Clampitt’s Poem Fog

- The photographer sights, clicks, stops; the moment is captured; the vision settles. The poet sights, clicks, begins; the moment is released; the vision starts. Tess Gallagher says, "the poem is always the enemy of the photograph." The art of poetry demands more than external vision; a poem takes the reader outside and inside to see, hear, touch, and feel every detail. In Amy Clampitt’s poem "Fog," she immerses the reader’s senses in the entirety of the moment’s external grace and its secret inner core....   [tags: Clampitt Fog Essays]

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Judgment in the House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus

- People place judgment on one another every day based on differences. Sometimes it is done subconsciously; sometimes it is done on purpose. In the book The House of Sand and Fog, by Andre Dubus III, two different cultures were represented; Kathy represented the culture of the western civilization, whereas Behrani represented the culture of Persians. People judge one another based on unimportant things, and get judged based on those same things as well. Two cultures were used to amplify how different their cultures were from one another....   [tags: Analysis of House of Sand and Fog]

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Andre Dubus III's House of Sand and Fog

- Andre Dubus III's House of Sand and Fog "House of Sand and Fog," by Andre Dubus III, explores the catastrophic repercussions of a complex misunderstanding between three characters. The conflict initially involves a dispute between Kathy Nicolo and Massoud Behrani over the “rightful” ownership of a house. The county wrongfully evicts Kathy and Behrani then buys her house at an auction. When Deputy Sheriff Lester Burdon enters the situation, events quickly slip out of control. Superficially, Lester’s character is important to the novel because he acts as a catalyst, propelling the plot into unexpected action....   [tags: Andre Dubus III House Sand fog Essays]

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Comparing The Sick Rose by William Blake and Fog by Carl Sandburg

- Comparing "The Sick Rose" by William Blake and "Fog" by Carl Sandburg In this assignment I will gracefully compare and contrast two short poems. In my selection for the poems, I kept in mind that the two poems needed to have something in common metaphorically or thematically. After many hours of browsing I came upon two poems that contained an ultimately strange connection metaphorically and in content. Interestingly, the two also had numerous differences. The first poem I encountered was "The Sick Rose" written by William Blake in 1794....   [tags: Compare Contrast Sick Rose Fog Essays]

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Short Story : ' The River Of Fog '

- Sometimes the river on which is called life is as unpredictable as a man trying to find his way home in a weighted shroud of fog. Just as fog will confuse its traveler, predictably altering the mans desired path, life too often will take its contemporaries through winded roads. Throwing trials of agony where they were not foreseen. July 3rd, 2011. “Ok. For the family picnic tomorrow, were gonna be going Freeman Park after the parade.” Ignoring my mother, I continued to compete with my sister in a game we had often played....   [tags: Family, Mother, Time, I Say I Say I Say]

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Dispelling Organizational Fog

- Large public organizations are infamous for making a mess of things. Sometimes it results in wasted resources due to huge amounts of inefficiency, and other times it results in tragedy, such as the Space Shuttle disasters. More recently, the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, has proven to be a comedy of errors during its launch. Part of the problem is that large organizations suffer the risk of compiling enormous amounts of information, so much so, that the information does not get processed correctly, if at all....   [tags: information processing, communication, procedure]

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The Water Fog Injection ( Wfi ) Concept

- The water fog injection (WFI) concept has been considered as early as 1950, when Wilcox and Trout [38] suggested that the compressor work and discharged temperature could be reduced by injecting a liquid into the gas to be compressed, thus increase the gas turbine net power output. The study indicated that the cooling effectiveness of evaporative cooling system depends on the ambient temperature and relative humidity. White et al. [39] showed that the output power of gas turbine theoretically increases up to 4.9 % by using a direct spray evaporative cooling at the design conditions of 32.2 °C and 60 % relative humidity....   [tags: Gas turbine, Turbine, Gas compressor]

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Alain Resnais 's Night And Fog

- To commemorate the ten-year anniversary of liberation of concentration camps of World War II, Alain Resnais released Night and Fog in 1956 with written commentary by Jean Cayrol. The film depicts that gruesome reality of World War II concentration camps. Alain Resnais worked diligently to create a film that accurately exposed the lives of prisoners of concentration camps; while the film was mainly met with high praise, it did initially receive backlash upon it’s release and continues to hear criticism from the Jewish community....   [tags: Nazi Germany, World War II, Adolf Hitler]

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Night and Fog

- Night and Fog I must say that this film is very traumatizing. There are some images in this film that will be burned and scarred into my mind for as long as I live. I have seen many holocaust films, but no one was as near as dramatic and depicting as Night and Fog. However I did like the theme of this movie. It is very sad but yet realistic. Our minds are murky and dull. We tend to only remember the important situation in our lives. Yet we don’t remember the importance of our own history. I say OUR history be cause we all are human beings on this earth....   [tags: Film Movie]

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Through the Fog

- Through the Fog The morning sun rose higher in the overcast sky; the dense town of Cloisterham came into the eerie state of existence of a new day. The mysterious haze that rolled in overnight strangled the town. The sun appeared, as if it were trying to burn through a fogged window; the brightness of the day was merely the glowing of the haze. A sluggish day it would be, as the townsmen awoke slowly. The few early risers stomped like walking dead on the cold streets, neither a sleep, nor awake, dead or alive....   [tags: Short Stories Essays]

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Escaping the Fog of Pride and Prejudice

- Escaping the Fog of Pride and Prejudice The words of the title of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice, shroud the main characters, Elizabeth and Darcy in a fog. The plot of the novel focuses on how Elizabeth and Darcy escape the fog and find each other. Both characters must individually recognize their faults and purge them. At the beginning of the novel, it seems as if the two will never be able to escape the thick fog. The scene at the Netherfield ball makes the marriage of Elizabeth and Darcy much more climactic because the pride and prejudice of both increases greatly during the night....   [tags: Pride Prejudice Essays]

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Ethel Wilson's The Fog, Hurry Hurry, and The Window

- Style in literature is essential to create proper perception from the reader. This is equally as important as establishing appropriate tone. For this propose Ethel Wilson compliments such standards in her works “The Fog”, “Hurry, Hurry” and “The Window.” Wilson’s stylistic techniques are unmatched in uniqueness or assessing human nature versus physical nature. In the fore mentioned texts, Ethel Wilson composes her style from elements of symbolism, motif and character development to flourish understanding of the central idea of responsibility in the human mind when hidden behind nature....   [tags: Character Development, Literary Techniques, Symbol]

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The Documentary ' The Pursuit Of Truth ' And The Fog Of War By Errol Morris

- In their traditional form, documentaries are seen to be in line of the pursuit of truth and allegedly providing an observational objective reality, but in actual fact documentaries produce a fractured compressed reality containing issues likened to adaptation. Documentaries roots are in cased within reality, albeit its reliability relies upon the creativity of the filmmaker. Commonly on how an adapted text may be seen as being a reading of the initial source, the resultant documentary will always be interpreted through the eye of the filmmaker....   [tags: Truth, Reality, Documentary film, Objectivity]

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House of Sand and Fog

- I read House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. This story is one of classic tragedy which also contains a nearly unbearable amount of suspense. It tells a story of the conflict between people of different races who have an inability to understand each other. They each want possession of a small house in the California hills but for very different reasons. On one side, there is Kathy Nicolo and Sheriff Lester Burdon who want the house from which Kathy was evicted. It previously belonged to Kathy’s father and she is reluctant to relinquish possession of it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Donora Death Fog

- The Donora Death Fog “D-Town!” Back home in Canonsburg, a small suburb outside of Pittsburgh, this is how we refer to Donora. We joke that the only thing in Donora is the roller skating rink, but even this is inaccessible to anyone who’s not a D-town native because when you are at the age to want to go roller skating you aren’t brave enough to enter into the Donora city limits. Only dedicated roller-skaters are brave enough to dare the elements of Donora. Of course, one, particularly a girl, would never think of going to Donora alone....   [tags: Air Pollution Environmental Issues Essays]

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Comparing Fog in James Dickey’s Fog Envelops the Animals the Novel Deliverance

- Comparing Fog in James Dickey’s "Fog Envelops the Animals" the Novel Deliverance Written before Deliverance, James Dickey’s "Fog Envelops the Animals" portrays a hunter in a thick cloud of fog. He is standing in the forest with only his arrows, a bow, and the instinct to kill or be killed. The weather conditions are poor for hunting, but it does not matter. The brave speaker walks into the forest where all you see are his teeth, and they disappear into the fog: "rows of candles go out" (25). The man is completely devoured by the fog and yet is determined to stay there and hunt....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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FDR's First Inaugural Address, The Fog of Fear: Alan Axelrod's Interpretations

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a very interesting life. He was the 32nd President of the United States. He was born on January 30, 1882 in Hudson Valley of New York. His parents were James Roosevelt and Sara Ann Delano. Surprisingly his parents were sixth cousins. He went to Harvard College and was part of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He then married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, his fifth cousin. Together they had six children. Anna, James, Franklin, who died less than a year after he was born, Elliot, Franklin Delano Junior, and John....   [tags: interested, success, confident]

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Robert McNamara's Eleven Lessons in "The Fog of War" and the Ongoing Conflict in Libya

- “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This George Santayana quote speaks volumes about what should be taken into consideration when making a decision with a lot riding on it. If nothing else, this quote serves as the proper bridge, or connection, between Robert McNamara’s Eleven Lessons in “The Fog of War” and the ongoing conflict in Libya. In “The Fog of War”, Robert McNamara breaks down 11 vital lessons he learned about war from the Vietnam War. When looking at the current Libyan situation, these lessons can be similarly applied, and thus avoid any potentially costly mistakes like the ones made in Vietnam....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Did The United State Commit War Crimes Against Japan During WW II?

- Part A- Plan: This investigation will evaluate the question, to what extent did the United States of America commit war crimes against Japanese civilians and POWs during their Pacific campaign in World War II. This question is important because it raises present day controversy that the United States did not commit war crimes, when evidence may prove otherwise. The scope of this investigation focuses on the United States entry into World War II and the events during the war, specifically the war with Japan in the Pacific during 7 December 1941 – 2 September 1945....   [tags: pacific campaign, the fog of war]

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Comparing James Dickey's Deliverance and Fog envelops the Animals

- Comparing James Dickey's Deliverance and "Fog envelops the Animals" Deliverance and "Fog envelops the Animals" by James Dickey are closely associated to each other in their themes. In pages 93-99 of Deliverance, Ed is in the midst of a heavy fog and decides to go hunting. At first one can easily point out that Ed is not really into the whole idea of hunting, as we might say Lewis is, yet, in a matter of moments, hunting becomes very serious to him. He has trouble walking through this fog, which is blinding him from anything within arm's reach....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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James Dickey’s Deliverance and Fog Envelops the Animals

- The Power of Fog in James Dickey’s Deliverance and "Fog Envelops the Animals" In pages 93-99 of James Dickey’s Deliverance, a foggy hunting scene takes place involving the narrator, Ed Gentry. Unable to sleep in the wilderness, Ed gets up from his sleeping bag and tent, putting on his tennis shoes and thermal underwear in order to explore. Swallowed whole by a thick enveloping fog, Ed picks up his bow and arrow, making his way out of camp and into the woods. From his civilized suburban nature and not knowing how to truly hunt, he only knows that he must step slowly, carefully, and quietly into the unfamiliar woods....   [tags: James Dickey Deliverance]

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Comparison of The Fog by W.H. Davies and Sight by Wilfrid Gibson

- Comparison of The Fog by W.H. Davies and Sight by Wilfrid Gibson Two British poets, Wilfrid Gibson and W.H. Davies, both composed insightful poetry upon the subject of human vision. Gibson's "Sight" and Davies' "The Fog" have their similarities and differences. The two poems share much likeness through both their connotative and denotative contents, more specifically, the entry of the blind character, which was powerfully used to present a most effective conclusion and other components of the poems....   [tags: Papers]

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Assessment Plan For Pre Assessment

- Assessment Plan Pre-assessment Assessment Objectives Accommodations Carousel brainstorm: This assessment is a form of oral questioning. There will be four questions posted around the room asking various questions about weather and the atmosphere for example: What is atmosphere. Why does weather happen. Where does weather happen. Where does come from. The students will walk around the room and write an answer to each question on the butcher paper below it. This assessment will not be graded. I will use the children’s answers to correct their misconceptions about weather and the atmosphere in future lessons. 1. Define the atmosphere as being made of air and water All of the desks would have...   [tags: Precipitation, Water, Rain, Fog]

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Creative Writing: The Bad Beginning

- The Story begins on a beach with three young children playing. Violet, 14, inventor; Klaus, 12, amateur researcher; and Sunny, baby, professional biter who has not totally developed speech. When they arrive to the beach it is a cloudy foggy overcast day. Violet is spending her time here skipping rocks, Klaus is studying tide pools and Sunny is just enjoying her time being at the beach with her older siblings. Even though it is not the greatest day in the world, the children are enjoying their time spent here at their favorite place....   [tags: fog, mr. poe, children]

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The Merchant Ship Worthy Passage

- The Golden Sea, warm, and vast, Cameron despised it. Who knew what was down there in its murky depths. Monstrous creatures that could sink a ship with little effort, sending its wooden corpse and all she carried with it, deeper and deeper to its sightless bottom. The ship sailed straight north from Kelmoor Keep, the wind blew strong, and almost constantly from the west. There was no sign of land or anyone else for that matter, just him and the Worthy Passage, and her brave crew. Once past the lengthy body of Baash (which only took four days) the Worthy Passage moved even faster because of the strong westerly current....   [tags: sea, ship, night, fog]

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Prosopagnosia: Seeing the World through Fog-Colored Glasses

- Prosopagnosia: Seeing the World through Fog-Colored Glasses With impressive consistency, the visual system, along with each accompanying component that in sum total constitutes a person, develops without error. Patterns of input impinge on complex layers of cells, with the resulting neural interpretation allowing us to negotiate the spatial world around us such that we may avoid causing harm to ourselves or to others. Various devices and techniques have been devised to allow those who are not equipped with a similarly functioning visual system to escape natural selection's discerning grasp....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Censorship in the 1950's: How did this affect the making of “Night and Fog” one of the first ever cinematic documentaries on the Holocaust? A film by

- Censorship in the 1950's: How did this affect the making of “Night and Fog” one of the first ever cinematic documentaries on the Holocaust. A film by Alain Resnais. The ‘Night and Fog Decree’ was issued by Adolf Hitler on December 7th 1941. The ‘Night and Fog Decree’ (Nacht und Nebel Erlass) bypassed all forms of basic law and was an order from Hitler to his secret police to murder anyone in Nazi Germany and occupied Europe who was deemed to be a threat. The decree stated that such people were not to be immediately executed but were to vanish without a trace into the night and fog....   [tags: cinematic documentary, holocaust]

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Of Fog and War: A Comparative Analysis of Two Japanese Bombing Attacks on the United States during WWII

- Of Fog and War: A Comparative Analysis of Two Japanese Bombing Attacks on the United States during WWII Warfare, unfortunately, is an essential part of mankind. It has been witnessed since time immemorial. What is comforting to know, however, is that it does not always end with blood baths, or similar devastation. Sometimes warfare ends with two enemy forces forgiving one another. This happened years after the Lookout Air Raids, when the Japanese bomber who carried out a series of bombings over the Siskiyou Mountains in Oregon, returned there years afterwards to apologize....   [tags: weapons and warfare]

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Significance of Fog in Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill

- Long Days Journey: The Significance of Fog (8) A Long Day’s Journey Into Night, by Eugene O’Neill, is a deeply autobiographical play. His life was rampant with confusion and addictions in his family. Each character in this play has a profound resemblance, and draws parallels and connections with a member of his own family. The long journey that the title of the play refers to is a journey into his past. Fog is a recurring metaphor in the play; it is a physical presence even before it becomes a crucial symbol of the family’s impenetrable confusion....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]

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The Bermuda Triangle

- Mysterious lights, unusual fog and mist, malfunctioning electrical equipment, and the disappearance of ships and planes are only some of the phenomena that has occurred in the western Atlantic Ocean. It was not until the 1960’s when a journalist started to look into the numerous unexplained happenings in this area which received the name the Bermuda Triangle (Duffield). No one knows why this phenomenon happens, but there are theories out there that just might explain what goes on in the Bermuda Triangle....   [tags: mysterious lights, unusual fog and mist]

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Lost in the Fog, Memoir of a Bastard by Rachel Van Meers

- The main character, Rachel was born without a father and to a mother who doesn’t care about her, telling her “she is a nail in her coffin.” Rachel’s mother also severely beats her at times. Rachel is mainly raised by her grandparents and her aunts and uncles while her mother works at a factory named The Congo. Rachel’s mother agrees to marry Alfred Caluwaerts because he doesn’t mind that she had a daughter, to give Rachel a last name and to tell everyone Rachel had a father. However, Rachel doesn’t see him as a father because he didn’t talk to her and just wanted to get rid of her....   [tags: childhood, german camp]

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The Fog of Peception Between Friend and Enemy in The Wars by Timothy Findley

- Within his novel The Wars, Timothy Findley, deconstructs the concept of friend and enemy. Jacques Derrida, the founder of deconstruction stated, “Deconstruction takes place, it is an event that does not await the deliberation, consciousness or organization of a subject, or even of modernity. It deconstructs it-self. It can be deconstructed.” (Mapp, 781). Jacques Derrida believed deconstruction happens on its own, and therefore one does not need to consciously deconstruct a text, as it is an unconscious process that one need not deliberate....   [tags: destruction, allies, soldiers ]

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Effect Of The Fire Steam On The Hot Gas Layer ( Ifsta )

- absorbs heat, and cools the hot gas layer( IFSTA, 2013). The fire steam can be solid, straight, or narrow fog patterns, although the smaller droplets of the fog nozzle are preferred. The indirect attack is not advisable were victims may be trapped, or were fire spread to uninvolved areas of the structure cannot be contained. As indicated by Connors (2006), nowhere in Chief Layman 's scientific arguments did he advocate spraying water over a firefighters head to create a steam-bath conditions. On the contrary, he said firefighters would be burned if they were unfortunate enough to find themselves enveloped in a hurricane of water converting to steam....   [tags: Heat, Temperature, Stream, Water]

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Types Of Modern Day Firefighting Nozzles

- Nozzles Used in Firefighting Modern day firefighting nozzles can be divided into three main types, smoothbore, fog, and broken stream. For arguments sake this paper will focus on the smoothbore and fog nozzles, as they are the most widely accepted to be used for direct fire attack, as opposed to the broken stream nozzle. Typically both types of nozzles have some type of control valve attached which allows the operator to start, stop or reduce the flow of water to the nozzle discharge. Smoothbore Nozzle The original nozzle used in the fire service was the smooth bore....   [tags: Water, Temperature, Stream, Firefighter]

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A Foggy Biography

- When one is in a fog, one can see nothing but an endless amount of grey, covering the area. When one is outside of the fog, one sees a cloud. Fogs and clouds serve as metaphors for many subjects. They could mean the last bit of opportunity before a bitter ending, or lack of clarity, or even lack of boundaries. Many writers use such metaphors in books, and they have become almost cliché. Poets also use such techniques less frequently. Both Sylvia Plath and Carl Sandburg have used those themes at least once....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Lesser Of Two Evils

- Lesser of Two Evils Zachary Peterson Zsp140030 HUMA 1301-006 April 28, 2015 Joseph Conrad was a fiction novelist who became one of the most well know novelists of his day. One of the pieces he was responsible for was a book called Heart of Darkness. This book was written about a group that was in search of a man named Kurtz down the Congo River. In the writing of this book, Conrad did a very good job of keeping his readers interested because anything could have happened. Conrad used many symbols and made the characters do certain things that kept the readers guessing....   [tags: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, Good and evil]

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Portrayal of London in the Opening of Bleak House

- The first paragraph of Bleak House alone gives the reader an instant idea of how Charles Dickens saw London to be around 1842. He has portrayed the streets to be muddy and extremely polluted, "As much mud in the streets as if the waters had but newly retired from the face of the earth." Here Dickens has used a slight amount of Hyperbole to emphasize his point. He also uses personification when referring to the snow flakes, saying that they have gone into mourning, ?smoke lowering down from the chimneypots, making a soft black drizzle, with flakes of soot in it as big as full-grown snowflakes?gone into mourning, one might imagine, for the death of the sun.....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Advancing the Individual's Knowledge of the Holocaust

- By comparing, analyzing and questioning the validity of Maus I and II, Night, Night and Fog, nonfictional historical accounts and a poem, called Already Embraced by the Arm of Heavenly Solace, found in Europe in the Contemporary World, Schindler’s List and the Return to Auschwitz we may determine to what degree these sources serve to advance humanity’s understanding of the holocaust. The holocaust can be explained as the historical event in which the Nazi’s, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, and its collaborators murdered and persecuted approximately six million Jews....   [tags: Holocaust ]

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How to: Escape a Combine Harvester

- How to: Escape a Combine Harvester One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey explores the tendency of humans to conform to ideals proposed by popular society. The participants in this society process their new members, shunning those who deviate from the norm. Ken Kesey uses the image of a combine harvester to symbolize the organized way society classifies its inhabitants. As a person excluded from society, Chief Bromden feels pressured by the representatives of society who try to ‘fix’ him, to make him conform to the popular ideal....   [tags: Literature Analysis]

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The Things They Carried By Tim O ' Brien

- The era of the Vietnam war was a very confusing time for the majority of the United States. Communism was rapidly spreading through developing countries around the world, and that created huge amounts of fear and tension for the US. Vietnam was one of those countries swinging toward adopting communist philosophies, and in fear of the domino effect the US military began a confusing involvement there for over a decade. As the war escalated many young citizens were drafted and forced to fight in Vietnam....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Army]

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The Bermuda Triangle

- It is a legend that has terrified sailors since Columbus first sailed towards America. Its name is not on any official map, but a quick Google search turns up 10,400,000 web pages, and 101,000 books. What legend is this. It is the legend of the Bermuda triangle. A host of theories attempts to explain the supposedly abnormal events in the Bermuda triangle in a supernatural or physically impossible way. These theories attract the most attention, and are what have promoted the Bermuda triangle to the status of “Legend”....   [tags: abnormal events, experiments]

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kesey and Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Fahrenheit 451 share two main characters that are seemingly lost in the unknown. Both Chief Bromden and Guy Montag are protagonist in the respective novels. These two characters both have a false sense of reality; however, this is the only reality they know. Bromden and Montag have little sense of what the world they live in has to offer. However things start to change for both of these men when they start to receive guidance from their counterparts, Randle McMurphy and Clarisse McClellan....   [tags: Comparison of Protagonists]

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Fire From The Sky : Function Of Light And Dark

- Fire From The Sky Function of Light and Dark in Three Texts Light and dark are one of the strongest components in the narrative of The Heart of Darkness, Things Fall Apart, and Apocalypse Now. The images that are expressed through the texts act as a parallel to each character as well as give insight into the inner emotions of the characters. Focusing closely on the symbolism of darkness, fog, and fire within the three texts will help the reader delve inside the novels and film. Within The Heart of Darkness, the reader can find themselves questioning what the symbolism of darkness really is....   [tags: Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe, Emotion]

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Symbolism In "Long Day's Journey Into The Night"

- Symbolism is prevalent throughout the play, Long Day’s Journey into Night. The three most notable symbols, the fog, the foghorn and Mary’s' glasses, interpret the author’s life at best. There is double meaning to fog in this play because it is seen as the substance abuse issue and the atmosphere of the family. These are representations of illusions and the family as a whole not wanting to face actuality. The Tyrone family appears to progress during the day and possess a sense of normality, but pulled into the past and the essence of night they are faced to confront their demons....   [tags: American Theater]

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Commentary on Dickens' Bleak House

- Commentary on Dickens' Bleak House Dickens proves himself to be a true master of description through his novel 'Bleak House'. The book represents what seems to be the highest point of his intellectual maturity, portraying a dismal city under attack by dismal weather tied by perfectly dismal laws. Dickens opens chapter one by introducing literary devices such as personification, phonological features and repetition to his description, thus setting the scene whilst stressing the mood he is trying to convey....   [tags: Papers]

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Carl Sandburg 's Use Of Literary Devices

- Carl Sandburg’s Use of Literary Devices Carl Sandburg has been captivating reader’s attention since his first published poem in 1920’s(Baym 763). Sandburg understood the powerful use that literary devices play in literary works. He was known for using these devices to connect with readers, and implementing deeper themes into his works. He is one of the most famous poets for using these techniques. Nina Baym wrote that “Sandburg believed that the people themselves, rather than a cadre of intellectuals acting on behalf of the people, would ultimately shape their own destiny”(763)....   [tags: Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary genre]

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Snow Falling on Cedars

- Throughout the film ‘Snow Falling on Cedars’ the director Scott Hicks has used symbolism to convey a number of his ideas. He used the fog and snow to symbolise hidden secrets, the sea to represent life and death, and he used the Cedars to symbolise a place of secrecy and protection. By using these three symbols, Scott Hick’s ideas could be conveyed without anything being said at all. Fog and snow are used in the film to symbolise hidden secrets and to convey the idea that nothing can stay hidden forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hike Up Poly Mountain

- The Hike Up Poly Mountain Our journey begins on a foggy and cool Monday morning in late September. The group of freshman English students wait eagerly at the gate to Poly Canyon anticipating the adventures to come. Once Professor has taken roll and explained what is in store for the impending hike, we start walking up a rocky path. Immediately I feel like I am in nature. I am reminded of all the camping and hiking trips I went on as a child and I feel at peace. But something in the sky keeps bothering me, the fog....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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Analysis Of ' On The Sea ' By John Keats

- During the course of this study, I have discovered that both the theme of a poem and the poetic elements appeal to me. I perceive nature as a façade; it is primarily identified as peaceful and inferior, however in the long term it can conquer any man-made creation. John Keats, John Kinsella and Sylvia Plath portray the influence of nature in different ways, yet they are united by their use of similar poetry techniques to portray nature uniquely. On the Sea by John Keats incorporates visual imagery to illustrate the strength of the natural world and its ability to enlighten the soul....   [tags: Poetry, Sylvia Plath, John Keats, Perception]

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Analysis : One Flew Over The Cuckoo 's Nest And Dead Poet Society

- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Dead Poet Society explore the struggle for independence through characters who are subject to an environment in which they are rewarded for their conformity. Dead Poet Society outlines the complications of young students at Welton Academy after a respected English teacher named Mr. Keating inspires them to seize the day. However, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest explore the events that transpire in a mental institute after an exceedingly ‘difficult’ patient arrives and the impact this has on Chief Bromden....   [tags: Dead Poets Society, Carpe diem]

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The Concept of Light in Joseph Conrad´s Heart of Darkness

- An Analysis of Marlow’s Choice in Heart of Darkness The concepts of light and darkness have become synonymous with good and bad, especially in the realm of literature. Light is associated with Heaven, happiness and hope, while darkness symbolizes Hell, hatred and harm. In Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness however, these general conventions are broken in that light symbolizes a far more menacing evil than any form of darkness. While readers seek to view light in a positive way, Conrad’s progressive use of darker examples of light reflects the inner conflict and confusion of the novel’s protagonist, Marlow, and his continued search for light in the world....   [tags: Agency, Novel, Beliefs]

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How the Eye is Drawn to Images

- Introduction I first spotted the advertisment in Wired Digital Magazine. It firstly attracted my attention because on the colours and the visable martini glass. With closer attention, it was noted a lot more detail was in the advert. This advert is for Bombay Sapphire gin, and is part of there Imagionation Series. The advert is known as “Imagination distilled” or “Imagination Machine”. It depicts how much hard work goes into the processes of distilling Bombay Sapphire, using the 10 botanical ingredients from around the world (Nexus, 2014)....   [tags: advertisement, semiotic elements., culture]

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The I Never Had Success

- I never had success Lucas: When I started PHP Fog, for the first time ever I created a landing page. And the landing page, all it had was one or two sentences and an email box. And all I had said was, "it 's like Heroku, for PHP." most of the time, I would skip all of these steps by the way. When I started PHP Fog I did pretty much none of the steps that I 'm recommending here. For example, PHP Fog was the first time that I actually created a landing page. Most of the time, I skipped all these steps, no bank account, no anything, I didn 't even think about ideal customers....   [tags: Thought, Idea, Mind, English-language films]

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Persuasive Speech - Original Writing

- “Hey, you awake?” I am, but I’m not. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean it like that.” What did you mean then. “I’ve been having a hard time and I just wanted you to care.” I do care. “Guess your asleep. Good night, I love you and I’m sorry.” I’m sorry you can’t spell “you’re” correctly, but that’s okay I know what you meant. It’s another Saturday morning to do the same routine. Cling. “Good Morning. :)” Another text from Thomas. “Good morning Thomas” Sent. “How are you, beautful?” Man, he can’t spell. “I just woke up, about to get ready for work....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2009 singles]

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Macbeth: The Supernatural and Prophecy

- In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, there are different themes that occur in the play. Two important themes that take place in Macbeth are the supernatural and prophecy. The supernatural and the prophecy are essential to Macbeth because it carries the atmosphere of how the play is presented through the book. In essence by using the supernatural and prophecy in the play, we see how it affects Macbeth and the decisions he elects that is his freewill. Prophecy is done through the role of the three witches in the play....   [tags: Shakespeare, Macbeth,]

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Amnesia of a Dreamer

- “Wake up, boy. Wake up and see what trouble you have stirred up. Awake and see the snare your foot has been caught in.” whispered a soothing voice above Gavin, hidden by a swirling grey fog which felt heavy and sleepy, but yet it energized Gavin more than any caffeine injection could. He squinted his eyes and tried to blindly move his way through the swirling atmosphere in order for him to calm the feeling of being vulnerable. Within such a hazy fog he couldn’t see five feet away from his feet, slowing his pace to a nail biting rate....   [tags: short story]

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Seeing Through the Grey Mist of Cal Poly

- Seeing Through the Grey Mist of Cal Poly On an early Monday morning my sleepy classmates and I met at the gate to Poly Canyon. The thick marine layer circled around our group as our professor led us into the dense grey fog. A crisp breeze stung my bare cheeks sending a chill down my body. We walked past the Cerro Vista apartments, the last buildings of Cal Poly that I would see for two hours. A feeling of excitement ran through me as we began our walk down the service road and into the canyon, a place just down the street from my dorm that I had never known existed....   [tags: Descriptive Essays]

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Drowning in a Glass Half Empty

- Drowning in a Glass Half Empty Wearily walking into the lobby of my residence hall, a group of my classmates gathered to embark on a pilgrimage through Poly Canyon. We meandered over to our rendezvous with our professor on a gravel road sided by a grove of eucalyptus trees rising up like a rib cage. I doubted that this was going to be anything like what Henry David Thoreau intended in his essay “Walking,” when he described walking as being “absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” If one frees oneself from worldly engagements, one may journey into mindfulness, a state of total awareness of being....   [tags: Personal Narrative Hiking Essays]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Prelude ' And Morning At The Window '

- The way that the city is encountered at night can be compared with to how it is encountered at day in the poems ‘Prelude’ and ‘Morning at the Window’. The city is described similarly to each other. In ‘Preludes’ the streets in the morning as are described as “sawdust-trampled” (II, line 16) which is reminiscent of the description of the “sawdust restaurants” (line 7) in ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’. The “waves of brown fog” (line 5) in ‘Morning at the Window’ parallels the “yellow fog” (line 15) in ‘Prufrock’....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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The Transition Between The Romantic Period And Literature Of The Twentieth Century

- The transition between the Romantic period and literature of the twentieth century can be defined as the Victorian era. Many writers emerged and addressed the social, religious, economic, and philosophical ideas that defined the time period. One of the most prominent of the time period was Charles Dickens, of who used his childhood experiences to guide his literature in a path for reformation. Through his fiction, Dickens becomes categorized as a social critic due to his desire to raise the collective awareness to the public about the economic and moral abuses in society....   [tags: Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, Sociology]

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Analysis Of John Kesey 's One Flew Over The Cuckoo 's Nest

- ‘Compare the techniques that the authors of the two texts use to show disapproval of the society each presents.’ Ken Kesey and Arthur Miller illustrate an analytical opinion on their own society’s inconsistencies and inequality through their texts using various techniques inclusively symbolism, authorial voice, metaphors and points of view, which urges the reader to question their own society. Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a dramatic novel, which explores the confinements of a psychiatric ward in the 1950’s and the corruption within the system to express the discrimination and prejudice against individuals within the American society....   [tags: The Crucible, Salem witch trials]

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge's “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” seems like a simple story of a man lost at sea and defeating the odds, but if you hone in on the visual and aural details you see that it’s much more. The whole story revolves around the theme of religious transformation and Coleridge uses these visual and aural symbols to convey and drive home this theme. He starts the story immediately with a lot of detail creating the setting of where the mariner is going and to whom the mariner is going to tell his tale....   [tags: the mariner's manifest motive]

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Analysis Of Ray Bradbury 's ' Fahrenheit 451 '

- The entirety of Ray Bradbury’s life revolved around literature. Ever since Bradbury was a child, he had possessed an affinity towards to writing. Bradbury’s writings were not purely influenced by his passion of literature, however. Growing up the author would’ve learned about the frail nature of books: the destruction of the Library of Alexandria, the Nazi’s book burnings, and Stalin’s “Great Purge”. Bradbury also witnessed the golden age of radio and its transition into the golden age of television, all of which Bradbury believed detracted from the beauty and knowledge that could be attained through a written medium....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, Dystopia]

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The Cover Makes Northanger Abbey by Jane Austin

- ... Catherin is the brightest yet darkest part of the cover. This is done due to the light that is placed upon her face while the rest of her is body has tones of light to dark blue as well as some hints of purple. Catherine appears to be in her mid to late teenage years, which is represented through the pure light placed on her forehead. This lightness surrounding her face is able to represent the innocence of her mind as well as the curiosity she as she searches for who she is. Even though, she can be perceived as innocent the blues are able to represent knowledge, wisdom and sincerity while the slight purple is representative of mystery....   [tags: modern, buildings, mystery]

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The Engagement of Jane and David

- The sound of crickets hung over the dense fog and the smell of the brisk Sunday morning air lingered around the car. "David, where are we going at six in the morning on a Sunday?" Jane asked. A deep rumbling laugh came from David's throat as he stepped out the door in his forest green pullover and black cap to put a basket of food in the car. "David!" Jane raised her voice, irritated. "Jane, just be quiet for a few minutes and get in the car." David responded, half laughing. Jane kicked at some dirt just outside the door and trudged out to the car....   [tags: engagements,]

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Joseph Conrad 's Heart Of Darkness

- There is one absolute certainty in life --death. Often euphemized as the “great equalizer”, death transcends all things that divide people: be it race, gender, religion, etc., and effects everyone that has: ever lived, is living, or will live. Joseph Conrad in his novella “Heart of Darkness”, shares the death of an imperial ivory tradesman, in order to uncover the dehumanizing subterfuge of justifying Imperialism. The main literary mechanism Conrad employs in “Heart of Darkness” is the characterization of Death itself....   [tags: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, Apocalypse Now]

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Story OF A Lion

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The Museum Of Fine Art

- Of the Museum of Fine Art’s varied collection, nearly five hundred artworks in total, three paintings in particular were both relevant to the course and interesting to me. Among other nineteenth and twentieth century artworks, the museum is in possession three paintings by Claude Monet, one of the most noteworthy artists of the Impressionist movement (mfa giverny). The paintings, in the order they were created, are titled The Road To Vétheuil Snow Effect, Springtime in Giverny Afternoon Effect, and Houses of Parliament: Effect of Fog, London....   [tags: Impressionism, Claude Monet, En plein air]

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Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

- “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” is a gothic horror novella written by Robert Louis Stevenson in the Victorian era. The novella follows a well-respected doctor - Henry Jekyll - and his struggle between good and evil when he takes a potion and becomes Mr Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson - the author of the novella “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”- was born in Edinburgh in 1850 and died at the young age of forty-four. He wrote the book in 1886. As a child he was very close to his nurse and when he was ill she used to read him Bible stories as he was brought up in a strict Catholic tradition, which he later rebelled against....   [tags: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Essays]

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The Way Through The Woods - Original Writing

- The Way Through The Woods - Original Writing Like always I would finish work at six thirty on a Friday night, but this Friday I decided to do some over time. I didn't really need the money because my father was well off, but I liked to keep on top of the paper work. I eventually finished work at about eleven o'clock and then set off home. I was really exhausted, so I was determined to arrive home quickly. There was no moon, just a solid slab of grey fog that stretched as far as I could see, so it was extremely difficult to see where I was walking....   [tags: Papers]

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Buckley Highway on Halloween

- There had been a perfect storm of circumstances which had led to the vampire, the gangster, and the witch to find themselves of lost on this unlit wooded road, swallowed by grey fog. First of all, Halloween had been kind enough to fall on a Friday this year. The second happened three weeks prior when Josh, the vampire, had received his seventeenth birthday present: a brand new Ford Explorer. And finally it was the scantily clad witch, Katie who had invited Josh—and because he was also in the room at the time, Connor—to her cousin's party forty minutes away in Wardale....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing]

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Battle of Gettysburg

- The battle of Gettysburg was a turning point of the American civil war. On the morning of July 1, 1863 the battle began. After four days of bloody fighting the Confederates northern-invasion was stopped. As I stand in the field now covered in fog I wonder what has happened here. The grass now no longer green, stained with the blood of many. Men slaughtered and slain so that we could live free. Some one on the far end of the field cries out for help, but I can not bare walk over there and assist him....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Weakening the Combine in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

- Weakening the Combine in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest When norms of society are unfair and seem set in stone, rebellion is bound to occur, ultimately bringing about change in the community. Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest demonstrates the conflict of individuals who have to survive in an environment where they are pressured to cooperate. The hospital's atmosphere suppresses the patients' individuality through authority figures that mold the patients into their visions of perfection....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Classical Theories - Aristotle and Plato

- Plato and Aristotle have both documented strong opinions about the influence and social purpose of poetry. Plato, in The Republic, outlines reasons for his `refusal to admit the imitative kind of poetry'(Plato cited in ed. Adams 1992, p. 31). Plato's reference to `poetry' does not apply to the poetry of contemporary society, as it was a performance art and not meant for silent reading and reflection. Julia Annas (1981, p. 94) believes that Plato's concern `was with popular culture, the culture that surrounds children as they grow up; in a present-day setting his concern would be with novels, (TV and movies)'; such as the 2003 movie House of Sand and Fog....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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Nurse Ratched : The Dictatorial Dehumanization, Emasculation, And Mechanization Of Society

- Nurse Ratched represents the dictatorial dehumanization, emasculation, and mechanization of society or, in Chief Bromden’s words, the “Combine”. The narrator, Chief Bromden, states that nurse Ratched comes into the ward with tools such as “wheels and gears, cogs polished to a hard glitter, tiny pills that gleam like porcelain, needles, forceps, watchmaker 's pliers, rolls of copper wire…” (P.4) with the intention of adjusting and fixing what society thinks is broken. Nurse Ratched’s name, similar to the tool ratchet, suggests that she is an “instrument of control” that is used to “ensure motion in one direction only” (Foley p.36)....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Two Minutes Hate]

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Essay on Alan Axelrod’s Summary of Franklin Roosevelt’s Inauguration Speech

- In Alan Axelrod’s brief interpretation of President Franklin Roosevelt’s inaugural address, he touches on a few key points about Roosevelt’s character. He sees the address as a direct manifestation of Roosevelt’s unique character. His ability to calm a struggling Nation with but a few words and the unfrazzled depth of American steadfastness. Axelrod correctly analyzed Roosevelt as being calm in the face of danger, an outstanding leader, and an eternal realist. President Roosevelt was a levelheaded, and Axelrod’s interpretation of the inaugural address shows this as being one of his most dominant traits....   [tags: character, speaker, leader]

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The Ocean Sea Against The Feverous Desert Climate

- Early civilizations were often littered with pottery and warfare weaponry; peace was not considered part of their existence until they stumbled onto Peruvian soil. Peruvian civilization in the Preceramic and Cotton Preceramic offered an interesting glimpse at an innovative people who incorporated a great many things to survive the changing elements and live a relatively peaceful existence. The contrast of the cool ocean waters against the feverous desert climate offered an opportunity for ingenuity amongst its people for survival....   [tags: Civilization, Agriculture, Peru, Climate]

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