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Open Boat, A Review

- Stephen Crane's Open Boat is a story about survival: a story about struggling to survive in a very hostile world. The story is a question of man's relationship to the world of nature that is completely overpowering. The four main characters were stuck in a ten-foot dingey. Being in a small dingey at a very doomed situation is the worst of all the worst scenarios; riding in a very small craft in turbulent waters is obviously a suicide. But what can they do. They have no choice. They have to stay alive....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Show Boat

- There were many characters in the story of Show Boat. In the beginning we met Captain Andy Hawks and his wife Parthy Anne. Andy was the caption of the Cotton Blossom. They had one daughter and her name was Magnolia. The purpose of Andy and Parthy Anne is to add comedy and conflict in the story. They fought a lot and it was very humorous, and it seemed as if they both stood on opposite sides when it came to raising their daughter. Magnolia was probably the star of the musical. She tied in to almost everyone in the story....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Open Boat

- The Open Boat is a particularly interesting story because of the great detail that author extends and because of the solitary reflections of the characters in consideration of their demise. The story possesses amazingly vivid description. This attention to detail affords the reader the greatest degree of reading pleasure. Crane paints such glorious images in reader's mind with his eloquence. "The morning appeared finally, in its splendor, with a sky of pure blue, and the sunlight flamed on the tips of waves"(387)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Forces in a Rolling Boat

- Every boat has a degree of roll from which she can no longer recover. Two forces are locked in combat for a ship about to capsize: the downward push of gravity and the upward lift of buoyancy. Gravity is combined with the weight of the vessel and everything in board-crew, cargo, fishing gear- seeking the center of the earth. Buoyancy is the force of all the enclosed air in the hull trying to rise above water level. On a evenly balanced and stable ship, these two forces are equal and cancel out each other, but all of this changes when a boat gets shoved over her side....   [tags: Physics Boating]

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An Unforgettable Trip - Personal Writing

- An Unforgettable Trip - Personal Writing I finally arrived at Pakistan on a hot, June morning after nine tiring hours. We at last arrived to a village and the heat beyond words was irritating me. I looked around me there was trees and greenery. I got onto to a rickshaw, the driver was talking some language that I did not understand, he seemed quite talkative but unfortunately I couldn't co-operate, he finally dropped me off to my destination Kalam. Known as the Heaven on earth....   [tags: Free Essays]

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History of the Hydrofoil

- Hydrofoil History Although a hydrofoil is defined by the Columbia University Press as “a flat or curved finlike device, attached by struts to the hull of a watercraft that lifts the moving watercraft above the water's surface”, the word is often used in reference to the watercraft as a whole. Using the same principles as an airplane wing, the foil develops lift as it moves through the water, eventually raising the hull of the boat above the surface as it reaches higher speeds. Thus, the drag experienced by the vessel is far less, making the ship far more efficient and economical to run....   [tags: Watercraft Boat]

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Snowboarding trip

- Snowboarding can be an energizing, invigorating experience and I think that everyone who likes skateboarding should give it a try. Snowboarding is very similar to skateboarding, the only differences are that you have to be strapped to the board and you need snow. The only type of equipment you need to snowboard is a snowboard and warm clothes. Snowboarding can be done at any ski resort and is growing in popularity. On my nineteenth birthday I decided that I wanted to go to Peak-in-Peak ski resort....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Scuba Trip

- On May 22, 1994 it was my ninth birthday. My mom and dad decided to go on a cruise to the Bahamas. We went on one of the Carnival cruise ships. This boat was the biggest boats I ever saw. When we rushed to get on the cruise ship I saw that there were so many rooms and shops. My favorite room was the Game room, when I entered the game room there were so many games and seemed like there were hundreds and hundreds of them. I started to get bored so I left. When I went to back to our room my dad was thinking about going scuba diving....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Personal Narrative: My Trip to Texas

- Have you ever been to Texas. I have been once. My trip to Texas was unbelievably awesome. I saw many of things on my way there. While we were there, I had loads of fun. Many things happened while we were there. Texas was the coolest place I have ever been. On the way to Texas, we had to drive across the Louisiana Bridge. While we were driving across the bridge, I noticed that the bridge was standing in one huge murky muddy marsh. In the marsh were cattails. They were growing and were being used as a disguise by many of animals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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trip

- hjk As I stepped onto the platform and walked down the terminal, my imagination began to stir. Images of wild beasts roaming the land, and savage men armed with spears filled my mind. I had landed in Africa, land of the untamed; or so I thought. For weeks people had been filling my mind with vivid descriptions of a country they had never seen, and I swallowed it all up. Walking toward the exit, I imagined seeing a luscious forest ahead of me, filled with exotic animals, and wild beasts. To my surprise, I walked out to a commercial road....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Trip to the Philippines

- My Trip to the Philippines In September 1989, when I was 11 year old, I came to Philippines during my short vacation. My father brought the whole family, also my cousin Jimmy. We spent 5 days in the Philippines. During these five days, I realized that there were many differences between Taiwan and the Philippines. The most difference was culture. People's language, behavior and also they are happy go lucky. The first problem I faced was the language problem. Philippine was ruled by Spanish long time ago....   [tags: Philippines Vacation Personal Narrative Essays]

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Doud Chronicles Power Trip

- Doud Chronicles Power Trip The story Disney’s Doug Chronicles Power Trip is about Doug and his problems at school. Doug’s problem was that Vice Principle Bone chose Doug to be the hall monitor. Doug was surprised because he was hand-picked from all the other students. At first Doug thought that it would be dorky, he put on the orange belt but as he was walking to class all the other students were walking the opposite direction, Doug saw he friend, Skeeter. Doug asked “whats going on?” “Principle White Announced that there was going to be an assembly in the auditorium,” Skeeter said....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Senior Trip

- On Wednesday, April 6th, I woke up from a deep sleep just like every other ordinary school day, but this particular day was going to be much more fun. I got to school around 7:15, dropped off my luggage in the conference room, and went off to class. In my next 3 classes I waited excitedly until the enouncement was made for all seniors going on the Senior Trip to head down to the office. And this is where the great trip began. We all got on 2 busses and headed to the airport where we dropped off out luggage and got through security rather quick....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dawlish Warren Field Trip

- Dawlish Warren Field Trip Dawlish Warren is a small village in south Devon designed to be a tourist attraction. Here is a map showing Dawlish Warren's location: Dawlish warren is a major sand spit at the mouth of the River Exe, and is visited by over 20,000 people per day in peak holiday season. A spit is a ridge of sand or shingle projecting from the land into a body of water. It is deposited by waves carrying material from one direction to another across the mouth of an inlet....   [tags: Papers]

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Trip Gone Wrong: My Brother Went Missing

- “C’mon, Jake. We’re going to be late!” I yelled at my far behind brother. “As fast as I can, sis.” The thing is, we’re heading on our first trip to Paris. Jake is going to leave for a few months to go back to the army for his shift as a Special Forces candidate. “Flight 54 to Toulouse, France now boarding. Plane doors close in eight minutes!” The loud woman’s voice echoed through the gigantic, busy building. As soon as we made it to the luggage scanner, I grinned with joy. “I can see it now, Jake....   [tags: plane, family, trip, france]

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Trip to Barcelona

- Trip to Barcelona Saturday morning, 24th of June 2004, 6.30am in the morning. Waking up for a twenty six hours long and boring bus ride to Barcelona with the Urdd. Leaving home and meeting down the bowlplex at 7:30am for a leaving time of 8am. Started the long and boring journey, we’ve finally reached the ferry after five hours. Had to wait on the bus for another hour waiting to get boarded on the ferry. The boys and I went straight for food, and then to the deck to stretch our legs....   [tags: Papers]

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Trip

- THE TRIP It all started when my friend and I were off-roading and one of us had a marvel idea… “Wouldn’t this be fun to do in Colorado?” So it begins, I mention that I have a cousin that lives in Colorado, and that we could stay with him and his family. We planned the trip for August 10th. Turns out this will be the most liberating and most independent event in my life. Thursday, August 10th rolls around, we get and start loading the jeep, and hit the highway. Just knowing that we were on our own was such a big challenge for us, never in our lives have we gone on trip with out the financial support and guidance of our parents....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How to Boat on the Chesapeake

- How to Boat on the Chesapeake An experienced mariner knows that boating can be a very relaxing and rewarding sport that anyone can enjoy. He also knows that there is much more involved in the sport than simply getting into a boat and sailing off on the sun-glistened waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Unfortunately, most people who are new to the sport don' t realize all that is involved in boating, sometimes until it is too late. By taking the time to learn some basic information, picking up some important charts and publications, and buying a valuable marine radio, anyone can enjoy boating safely....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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Open Boat

- "The Open Boat," by Stephen Crane, has been critiqued and deconstructed by many thinkers. One such critique is "The Dialogic Narrative of `The Open Boat'." This critique on Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," was written by two authors: Sura P. Rath and Mary Neff Shaw. The authors focused on a five main points in the duration of this Critique. First Mikail Baktin's theory of the "Five basic types of discourses," are discussed and used in the deconstruction of "The Open Boat." The critique then delves into the use of first-person actor-character to third person spectator-narrator....   [tags: American Literature]

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Autobiography in The Open Boat

- The Open Boat is based off the true story of the sinking of the Commodore. Stephen Crane had a traumatic shipwreck in January 1897. After the crash on the 10-foot boat, Crane was lost at sea for 30 hours. He was later rescued and wrote 3 different writings on the sinking of Commodore (Eye). Crane’s afterthought of the sinking of the Commodore led to the short story. It was initially published as “Stephen Crane’s Own Story” (Hayes). The Open Boat is now a fictional tale written by Stephen Crane to portray his struggling experience....   [tags: sinking of the Commodore]

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Relationship between the Individual and Nature in The Open Boat

- Relationship between the Individual and Nature in "The Open Boat"         From the beginning, the four characters in the aftermath of a shipwreck do not know "the colour of the sky" but all of them know "the colours of the sea."  This opening strongly suggests the symbolic situations in which human beings are located in the universe.  The sky personifies the mysterious, inconceivable cause of reality , which humans cannot understand, and the sea symbolizes the earthy, mundane phenomenon, which humans are supposed to perceive.  The symbolic picture generated by the above conflict implies the overall relationship between the individual and nature.   In fact, the daily life of human beings...   [tags: Open Boat Essays]

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Analysis of The Boat by Alistar MacLeod

- “The Boat”, narrated by a Mid-western university professor, Alistar MacLeod, is a short story concerning a family and their different perspectives on freedom vs. tradition. The mother pushes the son to embrace more of a traditional lifestyle by taking over the fathers fishing business, while on the other hand the father pushes the son to live more autonomously in an unconstrained manner. “The Boat” focuses on the father and how his personality influences the son’s choice on how to live and how to make decisions that will ultimately affect his life....   [tags: Dreams, Desires, Tradition]

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Dominic's Field Trip to Ellis Island

- ... They decide to leave the country in the morning so the town doesn’t find out who murdered Randizzi. On their journey back Salvatore’s stomach starts hurting severely. Soon they find a place to spend the night. They plan to leave early in the morning to get to the dock, but to their surprise Salvatore dies in his sleep. On the way to the dock, they find out that they weren’t allowed to bring pets on the boat and Francisco has a pet goat that he has to get rid of which made him really upset. Finally, they reach America only to find out that two of them had to go to New York and one could go to New Jersey....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Loneliness, a theme in The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- In “The Open Boat,” the author, Stephen Crane, uses symbols and events to emphasize the fact that we are all alone in life, even if there are people around us. Nobody knows what is going through our minds. Each experience is different, even if they all are looking at the same thing. Just like with the blind men and the elephant, the cook, the correspondent, the captain, and the oiler all are in the boat together, but each one has their own experiences. There are several symbols in the story that help to emphasize that point....   [tags: Literature, Analysis]

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The Open Boat

- Open Boat Symbolism allows writers to suggest their ideas within a piece of literature. This is found in most types of writing. Stephen Crane expresses this in his short story, The Open Boat. Through symbolism and allegory, it is demonstrated that humans live in a universe that is unconcerned with them. The characters in the story come face to face with this indifference and are nearly overcome by Nature’s lack of concern. This is established in the opening scenes, the “seven mad gods” and in the realization of the dying soldier....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Road Trip

- One hot and humid summer The Parks family decided to take a road trip to California. The family consisted of a father, a mother, a ten-year-old boy named Joey, and his six-month-old sister named Trinity. The family was from Houston, TX and they were planning on driving the spacious, luxurious, and monstrous sport utility vehicle that would be comfortable for the family. Mr. Parks mapped out the route he would be taking for the trip. He estimated that they would be driving one thousand miles to get to their destination....   [tags: Creative Writing]

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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- The Open Boat by Stephen Crane “The Open Boat” Four men drift across a January sea in an open boat, since they lost their ship some time after dawn. Now, in the clear light of day, the men begin to grasp the full gravity of their situation. Realizing that their main conflict will be man versus nature, in this case, the raging sea. In the short story “The Open Boat,” Stephen Crane gives an itemized description of the two days spent on a ten-foot dinghy by four men a cook, a correspondent, which is Crane himself, the injured Captain and Billy Higgens, the oiler....   [tags: Papers]

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High School Senior Trip

- High School Senior Trip Ever notice how "Time flies when you're having fun". In fact, when friends and vacation are involved, it's even seemingly more so. After all, that's what the high school senior trip is all about. Clinton High School has always been known for its senior trips. While surrounding high school seniors were taking trips to Washington, D.C. and Disney World, the seniors at Clinton High School were cruising to the Bahamas. The graduating class of 1990 was no different. The bus ride to Florida, where we were to board the ship, was only the beginning....   [tags: Papers]

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survival trip

- this paper is what to use on a survival trip. there are some things that you could add to it or take away if you feel needed Hey.. I IMed you but you put your away message on then you got Hey.. I IMed you but you put your away message on then you got off. Just email me back and tell me what you wanted to talk about. I won't be home all day Saturday and I work Sunday. I'll get on here Sunday night Hey.. I IMed you but you put your away message on then you got off. Just email me back and tell me what you wanted to talk about....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Kayaking Can Be an Urban Sport in New York City

- How Kayaking can be an urban sport in New York City, and should not be relegated to rural parts of New York State. What is Kayaking for some they would categorize as an excretions sport, requiring them to drive far from salvations to take part. Like the lakes in Upstate New York. This makes Kayaking not readily excisable for New York City residents, defining kayaking as a suburban or an elite’s activity. Leave those without the space or the financial means unable to take part. But this is false if you live in New York City....   [tags: state, city, boat, power]

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The Found Boat by Alice Munro

- “The Found Boat” by Alice Munro is a story about five teenagers that learn to explore and have a sense of freedom after finding a boat washed ashore after a flood. The boat becomes a common ground used between the characters to become closer friends and explore things in the world around them. This boat that they find gives these kids a new found form of freedom and they embrace that. When the boat was initially found by the girls the boys didn’t see it at first, after they find it they become closer friends and this newfound friendship takes the teenagers on an adventure....   [tags: teenagers, freedom]

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Pursuit of Knowledge in Inferno and The Open Boat

- Pursuit of Knowledge in Inferno and The Open Boat It is inherent for man to want to understand more about himself and the universe in which he lives. Galilio Galilei stated, "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." However, the pursuit of knowledge has not been easy, for man has endured several obstacles, whether willingly or by chance as presented in Genesis, Dante's "Inferno," and Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat." Since his creation, man has encountered obstacles in his pursuit of knowledge....   [tags: Divine Comedy Inferno Essays]

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Old Person Trip

- Old Person Trip The people that will be able to participate will be those who have the ability to use a fishing rod. The pontoon boat that will be used will be wheelchair accessible for those who are inclined to be in one. As far as the psychomotor domain goes, the participants need to be in fair to good condition so that they are able to withstand the boat ride, both physically and mentally, and also to be able to reel in the fish. For the cognitive domain, the people will need to be aware in case they have a fish on the line....   [tags: Papers]

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Plan a Trip to South of France

- Imagine, the aroma of lavender floating through a breeze, the deep blue sky underlining the fields of bright purple and soft lilac .Take a deep breath. This is not just a fantasy captured by van Gough but South of France itself. “Il est certainement un magnifique paysage” If you are adventure-loving and want to witness spectacular landscapes in just one trip then PLAN A VACCATION TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE .Southern France does not only encompass James Bond-worthy casinos at Monte Carlo, the mega-yachts of St....   [tags: tourism and vacationing in Europe]

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Rhine Flooding Case Study

- Rhine Flooding Case Study Introduction: - The River Rhine is one of Europe's largest and most used waterways. The source of this great river can be found in the Swiss Alps, where it stretches 1,320km until it flows out into the Dutch North Sea. The Rhine has a long history of intense flooding and recent devastating floods in the 1990's have caused considerable damage and are well remembered by the local population. [IMAGE] Causes: - The causes of these forceful floods can be traced back to a number of different things including human factors such as deforestation, the greenhouse effect (this is show by the facts stating the 1°C temperature rise in sout...   [tags: Papers]

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A Trip to the Dentist's Office

- A Trip to the Dentist's Office The phone rings, and I answer, “Thank you for calling Enterprise, how may I help you?” The voice on the other end asks for Andrea, and I reply, “This is she.” The voice says she is calling to remind me of my 11:00 AM dental appointment. I sigh and tell her I will be there on time. I enter the brick building and walk over to the elevator; I push the up button and patiently wait. The elevator door promptly opens, and I get in. I push the button with a number two on it, and the doors close… up I go....   [tags: Personal Narratives Descriptive Essays]

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Trip to Africa - Original Writing

- Trip to Africa - Original Writing In October 2004, myself and 23 other well travelled (and not so well travelled) locals went on a two-week adventure in South Africa. Within a few hours of stepping off the plane in Jo’burg International Airport we had seen the famous Jacaranda trees, visited two places representative of South Africa’s’ diverse history and learnt the exciting and challenging journey of the Vortrekker settlers. We soon realised that to fit in everything on the itinerary this wasn’t going to be a sunbathing break, but anything was possible with our fantastic tour guide (and friend) Liese, and our driver (and chief bird spotter) Roy....   [tags: Papers]

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Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat

- Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat         In Stephen Crane's short story "The Open Boat", the American literary school of naturalism is used and three of the eight features are most apparent, making this work, in my opinion, a good example of the school of naturalism. These three of the eight features are determinism, objectivity, and pessimism. They show, some more than others, how Stephen Crane viewed the world and the environment around him.         Determinism is of course the most obvious of the three features....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]

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Trip of a Lifetime

- Most people making a visit to Italy try to see all of the famous sites that we have all grown up with in our history books. The majority of visitors to Rome are happy to see the Vatican, St. Peters Basilica, or the Coliseum; little do they know that there is so much more to be seen. While researching our trip that we would make to Rome, I discovered a part of St. Peter Basilica that is rarely seen by most tourists. Because of research, determination, and good old American persuasion, this led us to obtaining tickets to the “Scavi” and an experience of our lifetime....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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My Family's Trip to Spain

- I had been to Spain before and knew it was the perfect place if you wanted sun, peace and quiet. As soon as I got off the plane I could feel the humidity and smell sweat in the air, even though the airport was air-conditioned. Our rental car wasn’t big enough to fit all three of our suitcases in the boot so we had to put the third, and the biggest, on the backseat of the car making a barrier between me and my younger brother. Sleep came soon as I had no sleep on the journey so far and was rudely awoken at 4:30 in the morning to get to the airport....   [tags: Personal Experience, Personal Narrative]

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The Open Boat By Stephen Crane

- American author, Stephen Crane often wrote about different predicaments that his fellow men encounters. “The Open Boat” is a fictional account of his experience as a correspondent shipwrecked while on expedition to the Cuban revolutionaries in 1897 (http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/stephen-crane) where he spent over 30 hours on a life boat with three other passengers. This realistic story depicts how four men are forced onto a 10 foot dingy after their ship sinks. Crane takes a realist approach when describing the natural elements such as unsettling winds and the raging seas which represent the uncaring and unforgiving nature of life....   [tags: The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Nature, Man]

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The Quick Trip Of Boredom

- The Quick Trip Boredom seems to always lead to something bad. Once your mind starts to wonder you come up with some ridiculous things to do. One night being at home with my 2 sisters, and little b4rother we got bored. My dad and his girlfriend decided to go out. They both went together so that left one car at home. It was really late and we decided lets go to the store the idea first hit us that we were going to walk. My sister was lazy as hell so me and my brother would go. Once I walked outside seen the car and looked at my brother and had a look on his face as if he knew what I was thinking, he probably didn’t....   [tags: Sibling, English-language films, Walking, Thought]

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I Am On A Field Trip

- When I was on a field trip with my fourth grade class, I never thought a day of fun would end so horrible and I would be scarred for life. It was pitch black outside by the time we reached school for our parents to pick us up. My friend Allan’s parents came to get us and about two miles before they dropped me off at home terror struck. At nine years old, this night changed my life and made me realize my strength. As we drove along the dark road, all I could think about was my cozy bed. All of a sudden there was a loud bang and Allan states, “Oh my God that was a gunshot.” I thought he was insane because I use the road we were on almost every day and nothing has ever happened....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mind, Father]

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A Forgettable Trip

- The words on the sign that hung outside the bar gleamed: “Black Jack’s Bar.” After I jumped off my five-speed mountain bicycle and took off my helmet, I confidently walked up to the radiant building. I performed a last minute check of my appearance in an outside mirror. I slicked back my hair and tucked my tie-dye shirt inside of my tight blue jeans. Looking so sexy, I was ready to accomplish my goal for the night: to be flirtatious, and secure a lady’s telephone number in hopes of getting a date....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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A Trip On Los Angles, California

- On February 29th of this year I went on an unforgettable adventure to Los Angles, California. It was a new experience for me because I have not been to the heart of L.A before, let alone anywhere that far with just me and my friends. The only other time I was ever close to getting an experience as such was with my basketball team when we travelled, but even that was supervised by the coach. This was an all-out trip, starting from just the way we chose to get there. I had a weekend off and the weather was nice, so I thought it be a great opportunity to complete an adventure for this class....   [tags: English-language films, American films, Taxicab]

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The Long Journey Of A Slave Trip

- Its 1683, on a hot summer day in Charleston, South Carolina, as the long journey of a slave trip is finally coming to an end. A boat packed with human cargo has arrived at Charleston Harbor. The next day, several potential buyers showed up for the slave auction, where Jubari Okafor, a freed slave, met Samuel Breckenridge, an owner of twelve tobacco plantations as they were both inspecting and evaluating a young girl named Claudia. Okafor and Breckenridge got to talking, and realized their very different views on slavery....   [tags: Slavery, Caribbean, Cuba]

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The Open Boat By Stephen Crane

- “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane There are many inspiring literary works from the short stories, plays and poems but there is one in particular that will have a lasting and profound effect on my perspective concerning the strength and determination of mankind, “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane. Crane presents the epic battle of man against nature with such vivid imagery that it ignites the imagination. It is an attribute of mankind to seek supremacy against each other, fate and nature itself, as can be seen in this short story....   [tags: The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Man, Perception]

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Camping Trip At The Mountain

- I almost fell off a cliff on the side of a mountain. I was in Pitkin, Colorado, on a camping trip during the summer of 2009. The trees were green, the air was fresh so were the lakes, rivers, and ponds were stocked with fish and wildlife was everywhere. Usually, on these camping trips, I would be accompanied by a large number of people. However, this time, it was just my parents, my three brothers, and my two sisters. I was almost 12 years old at the time and having three older brothers made me very competitive....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Parent, Birth order]

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Planning For Your Trip At The World Bank

- According to The World Bank, which tracks visitors to countries around the world, Mexico had over 24 million visitors in 2014. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ST.INT.ARVL They count visitors as those who are arriving for vacation, same-day cruises as well as crew members and those traveling for business. With that many visitors to Mexico each year, there are bound to be reports of crime, but those who prepare themselves for their trip are less likely to be the victim of a crime. While planning for your trip, you 'll most likely be deciding what hotel to book, where to visit on day trips and beaches you 'd like to see....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Violent crime, Victim]

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The Picture Book Ziba Came On A Boat

- Imagine, if only for a moment ‘being on an old soggy fishing boat that creaked and moaned as it rose and fell, rose and fell, across the endless sea...’ Traveling from her war-torn homeland in search of safety, and freedom, with only her mother’s comfort, such a long and anxious journey was a reality for young Ziba. The picture book Ziba Came on a Boat is an emotional and touching story, based on fictional events, and personal experiences, which evoke incredible empathy towards Afghan refugees....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Memory, Ocean]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Trip

- One of my personal favorite days of this semester was the class trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It was a long journey to get there, especially with having to walk all the way from Penn Station, but it was a nice day so I couldn’t really complain. Plus, it was worth it because I love museums. The Met is absolutely beautiful, inside and out. I could not believe how big it was and how many galleries there actually were. I can’t wait to go back and see all of them. Our trip mostly focused upon Greek and Roman art, and I found it to be thoroughly interesting....   [tags: gallery, chariot, sculptures]

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The Ski Trip

- I was the first person to ski off of the chairlift that day; arriving at the summit of the Blackcomb Mountain, nestled in the heart of Whistler, Canada. It was the type of day when the clouds seemed to blanket the sky, leaving no clue that the sun, with its powerful light, even existed anymore. It was not snowing, but judging by the moist, musty, stale scent in the air, I realized it would be only a short time before the white flakes overtook the mountain. As I prepared myself to make the first run, I took a moment to appreciate my surroundings....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essays, Descriptiv]

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A Trip Through The Amazon

- A Trip through the Amazon From tube socks to car parts, all of those can be found in the Amazon. No, not the vast beautiful jungle, but the vast beautiful website that most things are on sale for a price. Amazon.com is an online shopping website that if the consumer has a credit card and an email, they can purchase whatever their little heart desires. The customers are always a keyword and a few clicks away from whatever item they wish to buy. Amazon is a great website that is user friendly, and makes online shopping easy....   [tags: Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle, Online shopping, Click]

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Reflection Of My Observation Trip

- For my observation trip, I decided to visit St. Ignatius Church in Oregon, Ohio. I visited a mass at 11:30 on Sunday November 19. I decided to visit a catholic church because my family has no religious background whatsoever, and I decided that I could go with one of my good friends that way if I need to ask questions, she was there to answer them for me. As I was attending mass, I noticed, it was very organized. There was a lot of sitting and standing, where I found myself struggling to understand....   [tags: Eucharist, Catholic Church, Religion, Mass]

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Book Report On Round Trip

- I chose journal number thirteen, Round Trip, for the journal that I would enhance or change. Although I do agree with some things that I said in the original journal, there are some things we have learned since then that change my mind. For example, my way of reading books entirely. Before this class, I would sit down read and book and be done. Of course, I would think about the things I liked and did not like about it, but that was about the extent of it. Now, when I go to read a book I analyze it as if my life depends on it....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Children's literature, Genre]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Open Boat '

- Literary Criticism Essay “The Open Boat” fixates on the idea that Nature doesn’t care about man, and gives a glimpse of how men form a bond of brotherhood to overcome it. Stephen Crane’s poem War Is Kind exemplifies the disdain ways of nature and how it engenders it to be dispassionate towards men. Crane exemplifies that Nature finds man unworthy of its consideration by the way he writes about death. In the beginning of the poem Crane writes “Because your lover threw wild hands towards the sky And the affrighted steed ran on alone, Do not weep....   [tags: The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Literature, Man]

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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

- Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"        “None of them knew the color of the sky.” This first sentence in Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” implies the overall relationship between the individual and nature. This sentence also implies the limitations of anyone’s perspective. The men in the boat concentrate so much on the danger they are in, that they are oblivious and unaware to everything else; in other words, maybe lacking experience. “The Open Boat” begins with a description of four men aboard a small boat on a rough sea....   [tags: Open Boat Stephen Crane Essays]

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The Facinating Competetion of Dragon Boat Racing

- ... It’s an amazing sight to see, and even more experience. Now let’s go back a little about some history of the two sports. It is believed that dragon boating originated along the Yangtze River of the southern region of China 2,500 years ago. There are various accounts as to the history of the sport but no reliable sources can be found. Although the main underlying theme of the history comes back to the sacrificial nature of the culture to the dragon deity to either provide agricultural prosperity or justice....   [tags: team, sport, rowing]

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The True Essence of Modern Technology as a Standing Reserve According to Martin Heidegger

- The True Essence of Modern Technology in Standing-Reserve According to Martin Heidegger Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was a German philosopher that argues in “The Question Concerning Technology," the essence of technology; especially that modern technology is essentially dangerous. He believes that modern technology forces us to misunderstand the world around us, including ourselves. As a result, modern technology takes away essential purposes such as freedom. This freedom revolves around man’s self-knowledge and truth....   [tags: airliner, nature, rhine]

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Hawaii Is The Best Trip Of Them All

- I can honestly say that going to Hawaii with my family was the best trip of them all. Everybody who came to Hawaii with me had a blast; all laughs and lots of positive vibes. In my opinion, Hawaii is the place for relaxation, and the place to get away from the familiar faces I see. Everything about Hawaii is amazing; from the sunsets being beautiful, to the beaches being amazing. Also there is something different about walking downtown when it comes to the beaches at night. The sound of the waves going back and forth were music to my ears....   [tags: Bedroom, Room, English-language films]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Open Boat '

- "The Open boat" directly tells the readers that facing the power of nature is actually a test of a person 's psychological strength rather than the physical strength. Throughout the story, multiple ways are used to depict characters ' emotion, mentality, and behaviors by the Author. Furthermore, the author shows the reader the importance of psychological strength and how effective it is to influence others by using one 's psychological strength. At the beginning of the story, the author used most of the contents to describe the characters ' psychological movement....   [tags: Psychology, Behavior, Thought, Mind]

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Our Sister Trip

- Sister's Trip A year ago, my youngest sister Claudia and I decided to go to a beautiful city in Colombia called Santa Marta. We didn't know what to expect, or where to go, which was one of the best feelings ever. We were going to be able to explore a new place. We did some research to find some of the most beautiful places in the area, and many people suggested Tayrona Park. I already knew of Tayrona Park, and I wanted to do some more research to discover some different places. That is where I found Cabo De La Vela....   [tags: personal anecdotes and stories]

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Backpacking Trip and My Melted Heart

- Backpacking, to take a western style of journey by carrying just one backpack, is my favorite hobby. On my October or my summer, I always go with my backpack, tent and money, but I have never gone with anyone or any plan. I love to take a journey as backpacker very much because it is so exciting. Several of my trips were good and memorable depending on my destiny. And because of this, my most memorable trip is the trip to Hua-Hin. In the first October of my university life, after my test festival, by a ticket from my hometown’s bus station, I began my trip on the bus, with my less money about four thousand....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience]

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How Much Weight Can Float Your Boat?

- How Much Weight Can Your Boat Float. How much is your boat able to hold. A boat can only hold so much weight before it starts to sink. Too much weight on a boat can cause the boat to sway back and forth or roll over. It is very important to make sure that the load of your cargo is balanced or the chance of capsizing a boat is greatly increased. When weight is added to a vessel, the boat will start to lower in the water, but it will not sink because of the shape of the hull. Many boats are designed with a flat-bottom because they are able to hold more in their cargo hold....   [tags: vessel, hull, water]

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Analysis Of Stephen Crane 's ' The Open Boat '

- Analysis of “The Open Boat” In 1897 acclaimed writer Stephen Crane boarded a freighter commissioned to smuggle weapons and munitions to Cuba; he was to document the journey, but quickly after departure, the freighter sank. The literary classic "The Open Boat", which Crane penned after surviving this disaster, had nothing to do with the intended purpose of the voyage, but instead focused on the will of man versus nature and is the greatest short story of Naturalistic literature. Protagonists carry a great significance in Naturalism( )....   [tags: The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Nature]

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Hunting Trip For Deer Hunters

- Hunted Hunters Who would go out into an unknown territory to hunt, knowing dangerous animals could be hunting them. Many avid deer hunters, in America, travel to hunt for trophy class whitetail bucks. When I think of hunting, I like knowing where I’m going and what that land is inhabited by. Montana is known for producing record shattering whitetail deer, but is home to grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves. If a hunter chooses to go here, he may become the hunted. In one case, John Anderson and his son Lewis, planned a hunting trip for Montana to kill a mature whitetail....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Grizzly Bear]

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High School Band Trip to England

- It was a cold and windy day on March 16th, 2008. This was day we got off a plane from an eight-hour, leg cramping fight to London, England. Yet even now the dreary weather and long flight could not bring us down. The Chestermere High School concert band was so thrilled just to be there that nothing so minor as the weather really mattered.  Our group stayed in London for most of the time but we also went to Stratford Upon Avon and Harrogate where we stayed in Queen Ethelburga’s boarding school.      As there was one other school from Calgary slowing our progress through customs, we grew inpatient to manage our way through the labyrinthine maze of velvet ropes and guards, get our luggage and...   [tags: England, travel,]

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The Correspondent as Spokesperson and Mediator in Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

- The Correspondent: the Spokesperson and the Mediator in Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” has long been acclaimed as a fascinating exemplar of Naturalism, generating many studies that range from the indifference of Nature to the “psychological growth of the men through the experience” (466). The psychological growth happens to every man on the boat, yet is mostly depicted through the voice of the Correspondent and in the form of his questioning and contemplating their desperate situation....   [tags: American Literature]

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Can a Cardboard Boat Float?

- ... in their boats, known as longships. These ships were the main naval vessel of the Scandinavians. Their boats were built for speed due to their shallow draft hull design. During that time these boats were very intimidating. Today, however, we have boats that have reached over 300 miles per hour and ships that are 1,600 ft. long. After hearing that you can make a boat out of cardboard you may be wondering why boats even float. The reason a boat can float, is based on the gravitational force and the buoyancy force....   [tags: incorporating topics learned in class ]

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The Open Boat By Stephen Crane

- Never rely on others “Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world. Because even your shadow leaves you when you’re in darkness” (lbn Taymiyyah). The idea of this quote may seem ridiculous to some people that do not depend on anyone, because in this world, people have too many families and friends that we can rely on. However there are some situations that our friends and families cannot help up out. Like in the story “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane, tells a story about four men-a captain, a cook, an oiler, and a correspondent who float in an open boat over the sea....   [tags: The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Help me, A Story]

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The Boat, by Alistair Macleod

- A household is a precious and sensitive system of a group. Everyone has a role and responsibilities and even if someone took a sliver of more than the rest the balance could be broken. In the short-story “The Boat” written by Alistair MacLeod, the mother controls decisions in the house and abuses them even if they are not for the better of the house. She refuses to accept the daughter’s gifts, she discourages her family towards getting a better education and she married their father and pressured him to be a sailor....   [tags: Abuse of Power, Family]

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Field Trip: Nature's Classroom

- It was early in the morning, when the remarkably ecstatic seventh grade class was excited and ready to participate on an amazing journey all the way down to Ivoryton, Connecticut for “Nature’s Classroom.” Nature’s Classroom was a sleepaway camp in Ivoryton, about two hours from Kew-Forest. In this camp, the students experience much knowledge about nature, as well as learning about respecting each other and working together as a team. I lugged up my suitcase and my other bags down to the main rotunda of our school....   [tags: personal experience recount]

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trip to japan

- There is a great deal of planning that goes into booking a vacation in a foreign country. Passports have to be taken care of, flights have to be scheduled, and accommodations have to be arranged for when the flight arrives. Also, it is important that some entertaining sites have been chosen ahead of time that would be nice to visit. By doing this, it will make the trip much easier to manage and much more enjoyable. Vacationing in a foreign country can be a great experience for family and friends, but it is important that travel arrangements, accommodations, and entertainment options are researched thoroughly before going....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Trip to London

- ... These war rooms did not become operational until August 27, 1939, also they were not bomb proof until December of 1940. This came after the intense bombing of London by the German army. The underground bunker is amazing in size, accounting for nearly 30,000 square feet. These war rooms were closed on August 16, 1945. When is was closed many of the employees simply cleaned out the desk and left and never returned. Because of this, the furnishings of the bunker remained together and never touched since that day....   [tags: personal experience, cruiser]

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Our Field Trip For Baltimore

- Our field trip to Baltimore gave us the opportunity to see and explore the city’s diverse landscape as well as learn more about the history behind that landscape. What we witnessed on this trip evidenced the relationship between features of the landscape and the race of its inhabitants. One of the concerns that the field trip inspired arose at the Roger B. Taney memorial we visited; it was whether or not as a nation we should undertake the responsibility of removing our controversial Confederate statues....   [tags: Racism, Black people, African American, Race]

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand and The Open Boat by Stephen Crane

- ... Of course, if you go, Mr. Francon will take somebody else. People will talk about that. Everybody knows that Mr. Francon picks out the best boy from Stanton every year for his office. I wonder how it’ll look if some other boy gets the job. But I guess that doesn’t matter.”” (P.35). this quote shows collectivism by showing how “emotional” one can be about not being better than his/her peers around them. Ayn’s point of view on free will in this quote shown telling of how Peter Keating had a choice on whether to take Guy Francons job offer or go to the Beaux-Arts academy for architecture, even though his mother was pressuring him into taking the job for Francon....   [tags: free will, naturism, realism, collectivism]

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The Trip To The New England Colonies

- My trip started off with the 30 day voyage across the mighty Atlantic. Not knowing that I would be sent to the well established colony of Jamestown. I would be staying with the average family. They are to let me stay on account of rent from my publisher in England. My renter, a well developed man. He runs a silversmith shop. He is also an artist. I am sure he will show me pieces of his work. His wife, a very friendly lady from the reports. She is half Indian. They have 2 sons. Both well built and are very courteous....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Essay About My Family Trip

- As quoted once by Albert Einstein, “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” Is a perfect example of the importance of family but sometimes we seem not to understand what are family really means to us. When I was about 15 years old my family took a road trip to Taos New Mexico about a 16 hour drive from Laredo TX my home town, one day before the trip I was already imagining my annoying sister and brother I couldn’t stop imagining how annoying a family trip can be I repeated to myself, “how can I get away with not going.” It was not until later in the trip that I figured out the importance in my family and how much I should value them....   [tags: English-language films, Sibling, Family]

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Symbol, Allusion, and Myth in Irving Layton's Rhine Boat Trip

- Symbol, Allusion, and Myth in Irving Layton's Rhine Boat Trip        "...haunted/by the ghosts of Jewish mothers/looking for their ghostly Children" (Layton). Though physical evidence of the Holocaust is now slightly limited, as time tends to destroy the tangible, the cry for justice and the remembrance of systematic genocide by a sadistic people enacting ignorant dogma will ring indefinitely throughout the world. Humanity will always be guilty of the atrocities that it instigates. Irving Layton, in his poem, Rhine Boat Trip, depicts the eternal evidence of the Nazi Crime, a stain of culpability that is reducible from all who have witnessed it....   [tags: Rhine Boat Trip Essays]

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The Open Boat By Stephen Crane

- In the short story “ The Open Boat,” by Stephen Crane, Crane does an outstanding job creating descriptive images throughout the entire story. With saying this, Crane uses symbolism along with strong imagery to provide the reader with a fun and exciting story about four guys who 's fight was against nature and themselves. Starting early in the book, Crane creates a story line that has four men in a great amount of trouble in the open waters of the ocean. Going into great detail about natures fierce and powerful body of water, Crane makes it obvious that nature has no empathy for the human race....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Natural environment]

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