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When The Day Becomes A Year While Traveling

- My grandfather was always saying to my cousins and I when we were middle school students that “a day while traveling is equivalent to a year of lifetime at home.” He spent most of his time traveling around the world as his job for the ministry of the foreign affairs required. I had been thinking that he was exaggerating. Do people get older quicker when they travel. Or does time pass quickly while traveling. These and many other superficial questions prevented me from understanding the essential meaning of his saying back then....   [tags: intelectual, education, responisbilities]

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Comparing Traveling to Vacationing

- Comparing Traveling to Vacationing A productive voyage can be described as something that has value well after the journey is completed. We can further comprehend the distinction between a productive and an unproductive voyage by isolating the contrasting characteristics between the two entities. Traveling is beautiful and rich; vacationing is dull and paltry. Traveling can be fun and beneficial by providing a person with an educational experience that will be remembered forever. Someone can learn about culture by going to different countries and observing customs....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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The, Shock Experiment, And Philip Zimbardo 's Stanford Prison Experiment

- In the field of psychology one of the main goals is studying and determining the behavior of individuals. It is imperative to study human’s behavior under controlled environmental settings, and how these individuals react to the stimuli around them. But it is also important to note how far is too far in the environmental settings, and is it possible for the subjects that are in the experiment able to change their own personal beliefs and conform to the people/ environment around them knowingly. There are few well-known experiments that demonstrate these changes in the personal behavior of the subjects....   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Milgram experiment]

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The Idea Of Experimentation Of Prison Life Achieved By Stanford University Students

- The idea of experimentation of prison life achieved by the Stanford University students was intriguing and the results were interesting. Haney, Banks, and Zimbardo’s study due to a result of their curiosity of the reactions of subjects when placed in prisoner or prison guard roles. Their inspiration for the study was somewhat unclear; however, hypothetically reasoning was placed on determining aspects of the actual reality of incarceration. The experimenters also strived to test the theory on whether prisoners face abhorrent conditions due to their interpersonal evils, or do to the aggressive and deviant behaviors of prison guards (Haney, Banks, Zimbardo, 1973)....   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Psychology, Prison]

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The Ethics of the Stanford Prison Experiment

- When put into the position of complete authority over others people will show their true colors. I think that most people would like to think that they would be fair, ethical superiors. I know I would, but learning about the Stanford Prison Experiment has made me question what would really happen if I was there. Would I be the submissive prisoner, the sadistic guard, or would I stay true to myself. As Phillip Zimbardo gave the guards their whistles and billy clubs they drastically changed without even realizing it....   [tags: Stanford Prison Experiment, psychology, criminal j]

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The Stanford Prison Experiment : Experiment

- The name of the experiment was the Stanford Prison Experiment, a study that was supposed to be for two weeks, lasting only six days. This study was conducted by Philip Zimbardo, a psychologist that taught at the university. Professor Zimbardo wanted to examine how volunteers would react in a simulated prison. Zimbardo and his colleagues put an advertisement in the local paper asking for participants. Then on Sunday, August 17, 1971 twenty-four applicants were placed in a mock prison, set up in the basement of the Stanford psychology building....   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Philip Zimbardo, Abuse]

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lighthod Light and Dark in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Light and Dark in Conrad's Heart of Darkness In Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, the author adverts to the idea that the "entrapment of light by darkness [that] is continually suggested" (Bloom 46) is comparative to Marlow's personality and perspective of his expedition down the Congo River. Light symbolizes any object or concept that is positive while darkness represents anything that elicits malice. The way in which Conrad approaches the novel by using darkness constantly prevail over light shows a continual theme of foreboding and gloom....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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The Analysis Of Light And Dark

- The Analysis of Light and Dark Imagery Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables, uses many qualities of symbolism which help develop the novel's main ideas. Darkness is the emblematic 'color'; of the Pyncheon's. Contrasted with its opposite, light, it forms one of the major symbols of the novel: the opposition of dark and light. Hawthorne uses dark imagery throughout his novel to express a sense of decay, but he also uses light imagery to inject hope. Nathaniel Hawthorne in The House of the Seven Gables describes Phoebe as 'an illuminating speck of light transforming the darkness of the house like the light of dawn'; (92)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Essay on Light and Dark in Antigone

- Use of Light and Dark in Antigone   The "Golden Age" of Greece is noted for its many contributions to the creative world, especially in its development of the play. These performances strived to emphasize Greek morals, and were produced principally for this purpose. Antigone, by Sophocles, is typical. The moral focused on in Antigone is the conflict between physis (nature) and nomos (law), with physis ultimately presiding over nomos. Throughout Antigone, King Creon is a symbol for nomos, while Antigone stands on the side of physis....   [tags: Antigone essays]

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The Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshesput

- The large kneeling statue of Hatshepsut (~1470 BCE), (Figure 3-21 [pg. 70] in “Art Through the Ages”) depicts the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, seated on her knees with a jar in each hand. Carved in Red Granite and measuring at 8' 6' tall, the statue begins at the base with a large block with a rounded facade. Hatshepsut rests on her knees atop the block, her posture is perfect with a completely vertical back. She is facing straight ahead, the typical headdress and beard of the pharaoh are shown prominently....   [tags: art through the ages]

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Dancer in the Dark Film Review

- If I was to reduce my description of "Dancer in the dark" to one word, it would be daring. Its immediate effect on me was stronger than that of maybe any other film I've ever seen. It shook me, stirred my emotions, made me think and reflect, it disturbed me in the most positive sense of the word and it still does. Its radical make, boldness and consistency exceeds all expectations and probably everything that's come before. This is the perfect example of a director's vision uncompromisingly realized....   [tags: Film]

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Dark Romanticism in Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven

- The famous or, one might say, infamous line from Edgar Allen Poe's “The Raven”: “Quoth the Raven 'Nevermore',” haunts the psyche and characterizes the Dark Romanticism literary movement (Probst 282-6). Prevalent in the early to mid 19th century, this movement continued to gain momentum for decades due partially to the success of Edgar Allen Poe, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Likewise, this popularity can be attributed to the subconscious interest of fear and pain (“Dark Romanticism and the Gothic Literature Movement” 6)....   [tags: morbid, evil, puritanism]

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Dispelling Stereotypes in "The Dark Child"

- Camara Laye wrote The Dark Child to oppose stereotypes that have become part of western culture. When most westerners think about Africa. If I had my say I would have stated that if you went around asking people about what they think about when Africa is mentioned they would reply: Walt Disney's The Lion King, Blacks hunting with spears, and starvation if not the Aids Epidemic. It takes knowledge to defeat ignorance and that is what Laye tries to accomplish in his book The Dark Child. Laye grew up in a small village in Koroussa, French Guinea....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling

- Imperialism widely occurred all through history as the conquest of weaker cultures by cultures that were more technologically advanced or had more power. Imperialism was basically the formation of a mighty empire. It’s the creation of unequal cultural, economic, and territorial relationships, based on domination and subordination, usually between states and often in the form of an empire. Occurring when one country over powers aggressive or passively over another country. During the late 1800’s and into the 1900’s this was immortalized in a poplar concept, “The White Man’s Burden” by the British poet Rudyard Kipling who in 1899 urged America to “take up the white man’s burden” and colonize t...   [tags: imperialism through history ]

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A Review of Wait Until Dark

- A Review of Wait Until Dark Frederick Knott wrote the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, in 1964. The cast consists of several colorful and delightful characters, Harry Roat, Mike Talman, SGT Carlino, Jr., Susy Hendrix, Sam Hendrix, and the upstairs neighbor, Gloria. The play is set in a dimly lit, small basement apartment in Greenwich Village. The leader of the three con men, Harry Roat, encompasses madness and ruthlessness that provokes squirming, white-knuckled fright. Harry veers from calculating one moment to inept and indifferent the next....   [tags: Papers]

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Standard Availability to Education: Humanity’s Investment to Itself

- Ignorance also shows in the form of discrimination, and can be seen in much of the United States. Presidents Washington through Bush had no questioning of their being born citizens, but President Barrack Obama, being “mixed”, was instantly persecuted by many to provide proof of his birth in the United States. Opposition to the demand for proof the president’s birth nation was strong, but between both sides of the demand, the matter was publicly dragged out for far long than it should have been....   [tags: reducing poverty through education]

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The Dark Side of Shakespeare's Macbeth

- The Dark Side of Macbeth        Can any reader of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth not feel the dark hand of death hovering over his head. Why does this sensation occur.   Charles Lamb in On the Tragedies of Shakespeare comments on the "images of night" and their impact on the audience:   The state of sublime emotion into which we are elevated by those images of night and horror which Macbeth is made to utter, that solemn prelude with which he entertains the time till the bell shall strike which is to call him to murder Duncan, - when we no longer read it in a book, when we have given up that vantage-ground of abstraction which reading possesses over seing, and come to see a man in his...   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Measure for Measure: The Dark Comedy

- The Dark Comedy of Measure for Measure Measure for Measure, the last of Shakespeare's great comedies, is also the darkest of his comedies, and represents his transition to tragic plays. This play differs from Shakespeare's other comedies, and is in many ways more akin to tragedy than to comedy. In setting, plot, and character development Measure for Measure has a tragic tone, however, because none of the main characters actually loses his life, this play is considered a comedy. Almost all of Shakespeare's comedies have dual localities: the real world of crime, punishment, and responsibility, and an idyllic world, where reality is malleable, and forgiving....   [tags: Measure for Measure Essays]

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The presentation of Dark Deeds in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

- Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, a Victorian graphic novel, presents Dark Deeds relatively analogous to Myer’s contemporary graphic novel, Monster. Stevenson and Myer use similar devices such as setting, action and character development to portray Dark Deeds throughout their respective novels. However, in action the novels are more dissimilar yet still display Dark Deeds and sinister undertones. Stevenson and Myers both present Dark Deeds by making the situations the characters find themselves in unpreventable....   [tags: sinister, suspense, murder]

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Light and Dark Imagery Depicted in Shakespeare's Macbeth

- The natural order of the world is disrupted; this is made obvious from the start of the play. Even though they generally speak in riddle, the three witches are significant characters because of their foresight and knowledge of future atmosphere. ‘Fair is foul and foul is fair.’ ~Act 1, Scene 1~ Because this chant is towards the beginning of the play, the audience immediately see the supernatural control over things. Throughout the play of Macbeth the audience is made aware of the differences in dark and light....   [tags: Literary Devices, Literary Techniques]

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Representation Within ' A Dark Brown Dog ' By Stephen Crane

- Representation within “A Dark Brown Dog” by Stephen Crane With the first reading of “A Dark Brown Dog” it may seem like just a story about a strange relationship that forms between a dog and boy walking on the street, that eventually will end in the brutal death of a dog. Once you re-read and analyze the story it can be easily interpreted into a deeper meaning.The wording used by Stephen Crane makes it as if he is trying to convey a deeper connection to daily events or problems. The “A Dark Brown Dog” that plays as the main character represents the sort of reluctant hope and struggles all of america had after the civil war....   [tags: Short story, Fiction, American Civil War, Family]

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Computer Generated Imagery: Transformers Dark of the Moon

- Computer Generated Imagery: Transformers Dark of the Moon In 2007, history was born. In a less climatic way, Transformers, an American science fiction action film based on the toy line was debuted. The sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was released in the summer of 2009. Two years later, the third installment of the live action series, Transformers Dark of the Moon was released. In present day, enthusiastic fans await the arrival of the fourth installment of the Transformers film series, Transformers Age of Extinction....   [tags: film analysis, american science fiction]

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Sound and Dark Imagery in “The Witch” by Anton Chekhov

- “The Witch” by Anton Chekhov, is about a couple who is visited by the postman and his companion during a harsh storm. The wife, Raissa, is unhappy with her husband and enamoured with the young postman. The husband, Savely, accuses his wife of being a witch because of all the young men who keep disappearing and accuses her of using her witchcraft on the postman. Raissa tries to remain calm with her husband, but she eventually refuses to hold in her feelings. In the beginning passage of the story, Chekhov uses sound imagery, dark imagery, and similes to convey Raissa’s misery of being in a loveless marriage....   [tags: Witch, Anton Chekhov, imagery, ]

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Light and Dark Symbolism Illustrated in Joyce's Araby

- Since symbolism first began to be used in the English language, Light has always represented a theme of hope and optimism. The phrase “Light at the end of the tunnel” best encompasses this, implying an opportunity or relief after difficulty or chaos. In the same way, Darkness has represented confusion or despair. James Joyce expands on the traditional connotations of Light and Darkness in his short story “Araby”. The narrative follows a young boy on his futile quest to find love with a girl much older than himself whom he hardly knows....   [tags: Araby Essays]

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A Black Man Talks Of Reaping And From The Dark Tower

- “The best of humanity 's recorded history is a creative balance between horrors endured and victories achieved, and so it was during the Harlem Renaissance" (Aberjhani). "A Black Man Talks of Reaping" and "From the Dark Tower" are poems that tugged on the heart strings of African Americans everywhere. Both poems dealt with the harsh reality of racial prejudice in America and shared the hope of overcoming it. Although the two poems "A Black Man Talks of Reaping" and "From the Dark Tower" by Arna Bontemps and Countee Cullen are different in purpose, they are similar in theme, tone, and extended metaphor....   [tags: African American, Race, White American]

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The Standard Model Fundamental Particles: Dark Matter

- Research Paper Outline All matter visible to the eye is made up of atoms, subdivided into protons and neutrons, and then subdivided again into quarks, leptons, and their corresponding antiparticle. These particles along with the five force carriers make up the Standard Model fundamental particles. However, modern research has shown that this baryonic matter is not the majority of the universe. It is estimated that it accounts for only roughly 2% of the known galaxy. The rest of the universe is made up of what is known as dark matter, so named because it cannot be detected using mass/luminosity ratios....   [tags: universe, atoms, galaxy]

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Ku Klux, Song For A Dark Girl, And The Ballad Of The Landlord

- American poet Langston Hughes was a critical contributor to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. Unlike many notable black poets during that period, Hughes sought to harness the experiences and attitudes of the African American people in the hopes of reflecting their actual culture. Three of Hughes’ poems in particular, “Ku Klux”, “Song for a Dark Girl” , and the Ballad of the Landlord successfully combine aspects of African American culture to relate the unjust treatment they endured for centuries....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race]

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How Batman (Dark Knight Trilogy) is a Failed Hero

- ... (Batman Begins Wiki) He goes out of his way to do whatever it takes to stop them. He breaks into Arkham Asylum to confront Jonathan Gray, who is a doctor that creates a toxin designed to go into Gotham's water supply. When the police officers of Gotham attempts to apprehend Batman show up, he fights them off and escapes in the Batmobile. Later another colossal event in Batman Begins takes place when Batman fights Ra's al Ghul on a runaway train heading straight towards the center of Gotham City, Wayne Tower....   [tags: unorthodox, crime, villian, damage, environment]

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Similarities Between The Dark Knight and the 9/11 Attacks

- Introduction: In 2005 Christopher Nolan spearheaded the commercial re-boot of the Batman franchise with the movie Batman Begins, the movie achieved wide critical acclaim, and, subsequently generated, talk of a sequel. In the summer of 2008, after a vast amount of advertising and viral marketing, the highly anticipated sequel was finally released. The film 'The Dark Knight' grossed almost $67,165,092 in its first day and went on to break countless box office records. Later the next year the film won 2 Oscars and was nominated for a further 6, one award won was the 'Best Supporting Actor' award which the late Heath Ledger posthumously received, for his portrayal of the 'Joker'....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Analysis Of ' Rain Of September ' And ' The Dark And Twisted Sky '

- Essay 3: Sunlight Blooming Naked Ladies Weariness and Despair are the most important tones in “Forest in Twilight” and “Dog with Dementia” by Jon Veinberg; On the other hand, in Christopher Buckley’s Poems, “First Rain of September” and “Aubade," the most essential tones are Hope and Yearning. In “Forest in Twilight," the “Dark and Twisted Sky” is a romantic image that represents his sins and dishonorable past. In a different piece of poetry, “Dog with Dementia," Veinberg uses “Sunlight” as a way to bring life into his aging dog....   [tags: Poetry, Life, Sky, Barenaked Ladies]

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The Dark Leafy Greens Are The Most Nutritious Greens

- Kale is a dark leafy green. Dark leafy greens are the most nutritious greens. Other vegetables classified as dark leafy greens include spinach, collard greens and bok choy. Choose these greens whenever possible because they’re give the most amount of nutrition for each calorie. Another green vegetable is iceberg lettuce. Iceberg lettuce is not classified as a dark leafy green but as a simple leafy green. Leafy greens are still extremely nutritious, but less nutritious than their dark counterparts....   [tags: Vegetable, Fruit, Tomato, Lettuce]

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Revelations of Dark and Light in Heart of Darkness by Josephy Conrad

- ... Old knitter of black wool. Morituri te salutant” (Conrad, pg 10-11). The door of darkness refers to Africa and the black wool is the people of Africa who are being used by the ivory traders and the two women are a representation of Europe as well as the ivory traders who see the Africans as children who behave as foolishly. Conrad is obviously trying to say that the two women represent how the European traders see the people of Africa, as a commodity to be used and the door of darkness is Africa....   [tags: journey, symbol, morally, morality, immorality]

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The Dark Knight Movies versus Batman Movies

- Christmas time was right around the corner, and sweet, little Brick was making his Christmas list. Among the many big and little items on his list, one item in particular was circled. Batman movies. Ever since Brick could walk he had loved Batman. He had a whole collection of Batman toys: the batcave, the batmobile, Joker, Mr. Freeze, Robin, Alfred, and many more toys. Every year for Halloween Brick chose to be what. Of course, the one and only, Batman. Somehow he managed to never see a single Batman movie though....   [tags: Joel Shumacher, Tim Burton, Christopher Nolan]

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The Dark Night of the Soul in End of the World by Richard Miller

- “The Dark Night of the Soul” is a chapter in the book, Writing at the End of the World by Richard Miller. In this chapter, Miller gives many examples of how reading and writing help the world, and he asks questions to find out if literature, and his teachings cause a change in the present day. Miller states, “Why bother with reading and writing when the world is so obviously going to hell?”(Dark Night of the Soul 433). I believe that this is the best statement to summarize what Miller is trying to get across....   [tags: bad situations, support system]

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How Does The Poet 's Love For The Dark Lady?

- Q. How does the poet 's love for the young man differ from his love for the Dark Lady. William Shakespeare, the immortal Poet and Dramatist, is considered to be the greatest English dramatist and poet. His writings include plays, comedies, historical plays, and tragedies and some numerous sonnets. He wrote one hundred fifty four sonnets during 13th to 14th century, which mostly discussed about his love towards the “Handsome Young Man” and “The Dark Lady”. Shakespeare addressed from sonnet 1- 126 about an unidentified young man with outstanding physical and intellectual attributes....   [tags: Love, Sonnet, Iambic pentameter, Romeo and Juliet]

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A Look into the Dark Side of Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 and was found barely conscious two years after his wife death on a Baltimore street in 1949; three days later, he was dead at age forty. Just like the way he live his life and died, many of his stories and poems were a mystery. Two of his most famous works “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Raven” were dark and mysterious fictions with dark characters and mysterious plots. “The Cask of Amontillado” was a story about the dark act of satanic pursuit of revenge, unlike “The Raven”, which invited us into the soul of a grieving man....   [tags: Author Analysis, Biography]

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A Look into the Dark Side of Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 and was found barely conscious on a Baltimore street in 1949 two years after his wife’s death. Three days later Poe was dead at the age of forty. Just like the way he lived his life and died, many of his stories and poems were a mystery. Two of his most famous works “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Raven” were dark and mysterious fictions with dark characters and mysterious plots. “The Cask of Amontillado” was a story about the dark act of satanic pursuit of revenge, unlike “The Raven” which invited us into the soul of a grieving man....   [tags: Biography, Writing Styles, Poems]

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The Dark Bright Past By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- The Dark Bright Past The past and future to people are the most frightening thing. The past is what makes your future, or helps you fix your future and make it better. People sometimes stay in their past because they are too scared of the future and what their future is going to be like. The past is usually when all the good things happened to people, so they try and stay in the past but the point of the past is to have a plan for the future, and plan that will make your life better. The novel written by F....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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The Dark Views Of Dexter Morgan And Young Goodman Brown

- The Dark Views of Dexter Morgan and Young Goodman Brown The term “dark” instantaneously creates the image of undesirable. Darkness lives in everyone whether it is in the body consciously or unconsciously. When a person experiences a catastrophic event, their view on life precipitously changes. Nathanial Hawthorne’s short story Young Goodman Brown is about a young innocent man who wished his wife, Faith, a farewell and was later encountered in a supernatural phenomenon, which took his purity away and changed his views on the people he once knew....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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Exploring the Dark Side of Humans in Conrad's The Heart of Darkness

- In the book The Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad demonstrates that humans are Dark and hollow on the inside and that if left to their own devices the dark and hollow side will reveal itself and take over. It can be said that a certain degree of darkness lies within every person, but this darkness will not surface unless given the correct environment. The darkness, however, can emerge and ultimately destroy the person if not checked by reason. If one's inner darkness does surface, the victim then is given the opportunity to reach a point in personal growth, and to gain a sense of self- knowledge from it....   [tags: literary analysis]

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Women and the Reemergence of Eve in His Dark Materials

- Women and the Reemergence of Eve in His Dark Materials The role of female characters in literature has gone through many transformations and radical changes. Until recently, women were often perceived as the other sex by many cultures. The remains can still be witnessed is several societies around the world. This notion obviously enabled the same view to thrive in literature. In epic fantasy, women can rarely stand alone. Many female characters’ purpose in the genre consists of the beautiful prize for the hero, the nurturing caregiver, or the villain itself....   [tags: role of female characters in literature]

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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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Faustus: Dealing in the Dark

- Ambition, intelligence, and will are all attributes that can help one to succeed in life. What of these when they are used to strive for power. These attributes of the human mind turn into arrogance, ignorance and, at the extreme, (lead to) eternal damnation - (as) seen in Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, and similarly in society today. Faustus is enticed to reach for more power than is attainable through mortal means: "Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits/ To practice more than heavenly power permits"(Epil....   [tags: World Literature]

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What Makes The Deep Web And Dark Web Valuable?

- Abstract: The term Deep Web has acquired a negative connotation that many internet users are unaware of. This report clears up the misunderstandings associated with the purpose, use and value of the deep web. The introduction gives a brief background of the idea of Deep Web and its mistaken identity. This report provides a detailed methods section where each step of research is examined. The results and discussion of the report clarify the differing terms associated with the Deep Web, explains how this misinterpretations came about, and supports the research question ‘What makes the Deep Web and Dark Web valuable?’ The conclusion provides a reinstatement of the main point, which is to discov...   [tags: World Wide Web, Deep Web, Surface Web]

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Comparsion of Forrest Gump and The Dark Knight Rises

- ... They both literally and figuratively conceal the person’s true identity. It’s also noteworthy that Batman’s mask covers his entire face except the mouth area, and Bane’s mask only covers the mouth. Ethan Gach gave his review of The Dark Knight Rises on ordinary-gentlemen.com on July 24, 2012. This is what he had to say about the symbol; “The arc of Nolan’s trilogy begins with Bruce Wayne’s becoming the Batman (a symbol), moves onto his being the Batman (forced ultimately to sacrifice that symbol), and then ends with his becoming Bruce Wayne again (and ultimately the purifying and rebirth of the symbol).” Batman is not the typical archetype of a superhero; he’s more like a normal guy and...   [tags: symbolism, mask, society, freedom]

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The Deep, Dark Web : The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

- The Deep, Dark Web: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “The Hidden Web”, or more commonly known as “The Deep Web”, is a fraction of the Internet that is not indexed by standard search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, etcetera. The reason for this is due to the fact that standard search engines cannot directly access data that is held in databases, which makes it extremely difficult for search engines to index. So, if standard search engines cannot access the Deep web, what can. And what is the primary purposes and intentions of people who use it....   [tags: World Wide Web, Deep Web, Tor, Surface Web]

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Dark Stars and Mythological Planets

- Dark Stars and Mythological Planets One of the most interesting and controversial discussions among the astronomical community today is the possible existence of a brown dwarf star just beyond our solar system that might have large planetary bodies in elliptical orbits around our sun and the brown dwarf star. If such a celestial body exists many anomalies in our local solar system could possibly be explained, also if such a body exists there could be planets with elliptical orbits in our solar system that could take thousands of years to complete....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ultimate Light Skin Vs Dark Skin Battle

- Colorism: The Ultimate Light Skin vs Dark Skin Battle When I was younger, I knew a girl named Dajah. Our fathers grew up as best friends so it was inevitable for us to become best friends as well. We had a lot in common except one thing, our appearance. Dajah had biracial parents so her skin was lighter than mine and her curls were a little more defined. I didn’t see a problem with this until we got older. In middle school, we became more interested in boys. She would always get boys’ attention frequently if we went somewhere together, I felt invisible....   [tags: Slavery, Black people, Human skin color]

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The Dark Side of Robert Frost’s Nature

- Robert Frost is known for his poems about nature, he writes about trees, flowers, and animals. This is a common misconception, Robert Frost is more than someone who writes a happy poem about nature. The elements of nature he uses are symbolic of something more, something darker, and something that needs close attention to be discovered. Flowers might not always represent beauty in Robert Frost’s poetry. Symbolism is present in every line of the nature’s poet’s poems. The everyday objects present in his poems provide the reader an alternative perspective of the world....   [tags: Poetic Analysis, Writing Styles]

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Creative Story: The Dark House

- Creative Story: The Dark House by Tom-Inge Earlier today, John and I were taking a walk in the outskirts of the town, when we saw an old house on top of a hill. I wanted to take a closer look at it, but John looked a little spooked, and mumbled something about not wanting to go there. I convinced him that there was nothing to be afraid of, it's just an old house which haven't been occupied for a while, though I wasn't sure whether someone really was living there. We walked up the driveway, up to the house....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Dark! - Original Writing

- The Dark. - Original Writing All I see before me is darkness-a cold and chilling sight compared to the warmth my previous life had comforted me with. Everywhere I look is black, not a light or spark in sight. The situation I find myself in is so uncommon, yet so alluring to my senses. My body has become numb from the cool wind blowing, yet the wind seems to touch my mind as well, sending me into panic. Thoughts flow into my head. Where can I go in such a place. Where is there to run to in the darkness....   [tags: Papers]

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Dark Hospitality : Hotels As Places For The End Of Life

- This paper will discuss on the journal article “Dark hospitality: hotels as places for the end of life”. It investigated around the reasons of people selecting to die in hotels and whether hotels should provide ‘dark’ service for them through a series of interviews of relevant experienced hotels’ employees. Moreover, author indicated a new possible direction of hospitality industry: developing hospice hotel in the future. Qualitative method was the fundamental methodology of the journal article....   [tags: Hotel, Hospitality industry, Lodging, Death]

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Ray Bradbury 's Use Of Dark Descriptive Language

- In a stringent, futuristic world dominated by media, The Pedestrian, written by Ray Bradbury, showed the perils of losing humanity, in an age flooded with technology. Bradbury’s use of dark descriptive language coupled with futuristic emptiness and a strong, amiable character, left the reader saddened yet inspired. The dystopian parable rendered Bradbury’s life in Los Angeles, with its bleak attack on urban alienation. “Ray Bradbury Biography” Bradbury 's work evokes the themes of isolation, technology, censorship, and humanistic values....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, Dystopia]

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Peter the Great: The Bearer of Light for a Dark Russia

- Ultimately, by the late seventeenth century, Russia had done little to keep up with the modernizing European continent. Technologically and culturally, Russia had fallen centuries behind. It had experienced no Renaissance, no Reformation, and no Scientific Revolution. It was as if Russia was stuck in the European Middle Ages. Its army and navy lagged miserably behind, its Orthodox clergy governed education, there was no quality literature or art of which to tell, and even little to no emphasis upon math or sciences....   [tags: great leaders, seventeenth century Europe]

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African Americans During The Dark Times Of Slavery

- During the dark times of slavery many famous African Americans played a major role in literacy through the abilities of reading, writing, and face consequences for learning. The three slave narratives I wanted to express was Booker T Washington "Up From Slavery", Frederick Douglass " The Life Of Frederick Douglass". African Americans played a huge role in literacy because of the life they lived. Their lives are able to be portrayed and understood because of their ability on learning how to read and write....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery, Education]

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Christopher Nolan 's ' The Dark Knight Trilogoy '

- From his savviness to his intellect Christopher Nolan is not only a versionary, but also is a mastermind. Its easy to say that the Dark Knight trilogoy is what put Christopher Nolan out there, but all the work that he gave us before that is nothing short of phenominal. Christopher Nolan is my by far my favorite directors, and one of my favorite parts about his work is how he can avoid cliché endings, and still make leaving the theater wanting more. Even when Christopher Nolan was just six years old, he would always be using his dads super eight camera to shoot things, and its fair to say he’s been hooked ever since....   [tags: Christopher Nolan, Batman, Batman Begins]

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Noble Lies in Breaking Bad and The Dark Knight

- ... Knowing that he doesn't have long to live and that his teacher salary won't be enough to financially support his family after his impending death, Walter uses his extensive knowledge of Chemistry to begin producing and selling crystal meth with Jesse. This begins Walter's struggle to keep the unfortunate truth hidden from his family. When Walter starts spending the majority of his time cooking meth with Jesse, he has to lie his wife about where he's going. As Walter and Jesse's business begins to flourish, they make so much money that Walter doesn't know how to handle....   [tags: money, intentions, heroism]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and the Dark Shadow Within

- The horror genre is synonymous with images of terror, violence and human carnage; the mere mention of horror movies evokes physical and psychological torture. As remarked by noted author Stephen King “the mythic horror movie…has a dirty job to do. It deliberately appeals to all that is worst in us. It is morbidity unchained, our most base instincts let free, our nastiest fantasies realized.” (King, 786). At manageable intervals, we choose to live these horrific events vicariously through the characters in horror movies and books as a means of safely experiencing the “what if”....   [tags: Horror Films]

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`` Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet, By Kashmira Seth

- Women’s rights in every culture are different depending on the customs practiced in that society. Every country has their own way of finding a loved one, getting married, and settling down. Families from certain cultures such as South Asian countries prefer their children getting arranged marriages, whereas other cultures do not condone arranged marriages. Along with marriages, the way both genders are treated and respected can differ depending on where one is from. In the novel, Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet, by Kashmira Seth, the protagonist, Jeeta, lives in a society where women are seen as the inferior gender and is constantly told that girls are only good enough for marriage....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence against women]

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The Dark Reading of the Aeneid in Aeneas and Dido’s Relationship

- There are two main fashions in which the Aeneid is read by Scholars today. The main difference between these two theories is each's respective treating of Aeneas' obstacles. The first views Aeneas as a classic epic hero, that is, to view him as fated to the grand destiny of founding Rome, and Aeneas carries out that destiny successfully, in spite of a few unfortunate hardships. The other view regards the obstructions that Aeneas is subjected to as, instead, evidence from the gods and other powers that Aeneas' quest is, as purported in an essay by Steven Farron, “brutal and destructive” (34), instead of trivial occurrences....   [tags: Epic Hero, Ancient Rome, Trojans]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' Voyage Of The Dark ' By Jean Rhys

- Jean Rhys portrayed a similar message in Voyage in the Dark. Anna, the main character, is faced with the ultimate identity crisis throughout the novel. Having been born in a colony to an interracial couple, Anna’s childhood was full of misinformation and judgment by those closest to her. She was shunned by the white community around her, and was never going to be apart of the colored community no matter how badly she wanted to be. Anna did not fit into the colonizer’s status quo since she came from a mixed background, and when she would try and connect to the colored people around her, she was told that she could never understand their culture because she was “privileged”....   [tags: White people, Race, Colored, Race]

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The Dark Life and Confessional Poetry of Sylvia Plath

- By the mid twentieth century, the dominance of post-modernist literature began to decline with the emergence of contemporary poets, who brought with them a new type of perspective within their poetry. These poets—especially those who wrote confessional poetry—established their poetry in a single, unified voice that accentuated intimate human topics such as death, sexuality, and family. An important contributor to contemporary and confessional poetry was Sylvia Plath, who employed personal aspects of her life into her style of confessional poetry....   [tags: Biography ]

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The Life Of Siddhartha 's Life On The Dark And Confused

- People “find themselves” in many different ways. College, or moving out is one way our culture takes the next step into adulthood. We usually use this time to find our self and create the life we want. Some people have taken that to the next step by walking a thousand miles to find themselves or even moving to a different country to seclude themselves for a while. I have not found myself. I am going to college in hopes that I find myself one day. Being in the dark and confused can be scary. I can relate to Siddhartha in this way....   [tags: Sociology, Meaning of life, Norm]

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The Deep Dark Wood Of Dante 's Mind

- It all starts in the deep dark wood of Dante’s mind, a journey through personal sin to find salvation and the glory of God. Each of us must travel through our own perilous journey starting with our first breath until the last here on Earth. Throughout many cultures of the world such as, the Greeks, Romans, Hindus, and the countless others, we are all seeking the answers to the inescapable questions: What is the meaning of life and why are we here. God has graced mankind with the freedom of agency to find our path to answer these questions through learning, religious beliefs, and faith....   [tags: Divine Comedy, Hell, Heaven, Dante Alighieri]

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'Twas a Dark and Stormy Night: The Gothic Style of the Arts

- ... Scenes began with storms, shows of power, of nature, immediately filling the reader with a cold dread and a level of fright - the characteristic strike of the lightning behind a looming castle upon a hill, cliche now to use - but then. - oh what a staple to the Gothic art. Moods taken from such novels, however, can manifest themselves in more subtle, tuned ways, that need nothing so bold as the dredges of rain pouring. Seen common in film, the simple shot of the long, vacant corridor flickering with little light, asking the mind to question the shadows....   [tags: literary genres]

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The Dark Side Of Elite And Specialized Youth Athletic Training

- Let The Kids Play: Why We Should Acknowledge And Educate On The Dark Side Of Elite And Specialized Youth Athletic Training There are many troublesome issues at the forefront of youth athletics today. All too often children are submerged into the world of a specific sport with hopes and dreams of making it big someday. This deep desire for high levels of success as a child athlete can stem from parents and coaches alike. This is more likely to happen when a child shows accelerated talent at a young age....   [tags: Childhood, Child, Developmental psychology]

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Child Of The Dark By Carolina Maria De Jesus

- In the favela of São Paulo, Brazil, 1958, Carolina Maria de Jesus rewrote the words of a famous poet, “In this era it is necessary to say: ‘Cry, child. Life is bitter,’” (de Jesus 27). Her sentiments reflected the cruel truth of the favelas, the location where the city’s impoverished inhabited small shacks. Because of housing developments, poor families were pushed to the outskirts of the city into shanty towns. Within the favelas, the infant mortality rate was high, there was no indoor plumbing or electricity, drug lords were governing forces, drug addiction was rampant, and people were starving to death....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Poverty]

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The Dark Themes of "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "Dracula"

- The concerns of Victorian England about the status of faith and manhood have left a deep mark in the literature of the period. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Dracula are good examples of this concern. In both books there is an emphasis in the corruption of the body and of the soul as maladies that haunt the greatness of England. The aristocracy is pointed as the social strata from where this decadence will spread. These books show a population of youth that lacks the guidance of parents and are apparently deprived of fertility as a consequence of the disorientation that reigns among them....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Dark and Twisted Joyce Carol Oates Revealed

- Back Ground: Joyce Carol Oates was a true change in American Literature. She associated many novels that revealed political stances along with physical and psychological pain. (1) Joyce grew up in a rough neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan. It was not uncommon for her to behold mistreatment, abuse, and gang violence; especially towards women. Detroit was a major political city were women’s rights were being fought. (2) Physical brawls broke out all over the city due to the uprising of women who wanted the same rights as men....   [tags: Biography]

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William Shakespeare 's Macbeth - A Dark And Stormy Night

- A Dark and Stormy Night Shakespeare was one of the most celebrated playwrights of all time. He uses powerful imagery in order to show the tone, and foreshadow what is to come in many of his plays. In Macbeth, Shakespeare uses weather imagery in order to set the tone and foreshadow what is about to happen in the scene. In act 1 scene 1, as the witches are meeting, the witches says “When shall we three meet again. / In thunder, lightning, or in rain. … / that will be ere the set of sun. / Where the place....   [tags: Macbeth, Three Witches, Weather, Lady Macbeth]

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Junot Diaz 's Dark And Descriptive Short Story

- Sadness, anger, humor, intrigue, and yearning swept over me as I devoured Junot Diaz’s dark and descriptive short story collection/novel Drown. As a mother of adolescent boys and as a teacher, my heart ached for Yunior both as a child and a young adult. As a child, Yunior was innocent, lonely, and lacked support. These same traits followed him through adolescence and into adulthood. Along with these feeling about Yunior, I guiltily felt little compassion for Yunior’s father, Ramon de las Casas. Keenly, Ramon constructed plans to get to the United States yet fell short in living up to his potential and providing for his family....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Man who lit the candle in a dark world

- Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia his birth name was Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 till he passed away in 1931. His father took over severing after that and Martin Luther was a co pastor in the church also. Martin Luther went to public schools in Georgia, and he graduated high school when he was only fifteen years old; he received the B.A....   [tags: MLK bio]

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Human Psychology : A Dark, Clammy Room, By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

- You are in a dark, clammy room. Eight steps to your right, you meet a wall; ten steps forward, another. Your only possessions for the next few days, weeks, or maybe even years, are a cot, a toilet and the clothes on your back; you’re granted no human contact, and a taste of freedom only one hour a day—in a cage. This is solitary confinement. “The degree of a civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons,” speculates Russian novelist, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, whose literary works analyzed the human psychology....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Penology, Criminology]

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Investigation of Dark Matter

- Investigation of Dark Matter Introduction Throughout the years, scientists have been looking for the missing mass of the universe; it has yet remained an unsolved mystery. Using different methods, scientists have tried to determine the mass of the universe and surprisingly found a discrepancy suggesting that ninety percent of the mass of the universe is nowhere to be found. Then here comes the term “dark matter”, referring to this unfound matter of the universe. It is called dark because it gives off no light and matter because it has to have some mass to be able to explain the effects that they produce....   [tags: Papers]

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Distant Education: Online Learning

- ... One of these measures is effective time management. Online students need to be proactive and also take responsibilities for their own learning. This is because of the fact that there are many things that might hinder online students from effective learning. The other factor is balancing personal obligations. This ensures that the student is able to allocate time for both learning and personal obligations. Students should also ensure that the environment they chose to conduct their studies is conducive....   [tags: academics through the web]

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Lisa Bright And Dark

- When someone has a nearly "perfect" life, it’s hard to believe that person could be going out of his or her mind. Lisa Bright and Dark, by John Neufeld, explores the world of mental illness through Lisa Shilling, a sixteen year old who believes she is going crazy. Though she and her friends know this, she is unable to receive help because her parents think she is making it up. With no adult help, the problem has to be taken into the hands of Lisa and her three teenage friends. &#9;Lisa Shilling starts off as any normal teenager, attending school, going out with friends, and even dating....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Dark Avengers

- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; tall, dark, handsome, ugly, astute, or mentally handicapped, and Shane is no exception. He rode into their lives with temperance and vigor, and left a legacy behind. How does one deal with a shady business man who is hell bent on wanted and willful destruction of freedom. Brute force has always been the heroes approach. Shane rode into a small town in Wyoming and met a family, who with all their respect needed a hero. Both of the stories that I will tell, including Shane’s and the story of Tombstone had their similarities, and also had their differences....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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The Dark Knight

- I was dressed as a dark knight or rather, what the Knights of the Blooming Orchid thought a dark knight female would dress. My armor was a metallic black with foreign designs inlaid on it. It was strapless, covering my chest, but emphasizing what little cleavage I possessed. The armor continued down to my hips and stopped. The metal was custom-made, only fitting, as well as showing off, the curves of my body. My boots were made of soft, sturdy leather dyed black to match the night. The boots went up to my thighs leaving about a foot of white skin between it and the armor....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing]

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The Nuclear Process Of Fusion

- As scientific research has demonstrated for the past 100 years, everything in existence spontaneously came to be from a incredibly hot, dense ball of matter known as a singularity (Veneziano, 2014). In an infinitesimal fraction of a second, the universe grew from less than the size of a marble to more than 100-thousand miles in diameter, expanding faster than the speed of light. (Veneziano, 2014). In the millions of years that followed, various gases and matter cooled from millions of degrees in temperature, to more manageable thousands of degrees, allowing matter to collect and the universe to take shape (Untitle, 2014)....   [tags: Universe, Big Bang, Dark matter, Dark energy]

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The Importance of Spanish Culture to an American Student

- Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages across the world. Many places such as Mexico, Spain, and much of South America have Spanish as their main language. As an American student it is essential to know not only the Spanish language, but also to be knowledgeable of the Spanish culture. Having an understanding of the Spanish culture will benefit an American student in ways such as in case of an emergency, within the food industry, and being able to connect with Spanish cultures. Without having an understanding of the Spanish language, or the Spanish culture it could be rather difficult to assist a Spanish speaking person....   [tags: police officers, health care, traveling]

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