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Female Characters in The Ivory Swing and The Tiger in theTiger Pit

- Female Characters in The Ivory Swing and The Tiger in theTiger Pit        With " beautifully executed images", Janette Turner Hospital creates four vivid female character in her two novels.  The four characters are Juliet and Yashoda in The Ivory Swing and Elizabeth and Emily in The Tiger in theTiger Pit .  Each of the above is invested by Turner Hospital with a deep consciousness.           In the view of Janette Turner Hospital, women are immensely uncertain.  They are never sure of what they want....   [tags: The Ivory Swing and The Tiger in theTiger Pit]

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The Pit And The Pendulum

- “In the deepest slumber- no. In delirium- no. In a swoon- no. In death- no. Even in the grave all is not lost. Else there is no immortality for man.” A central theme in “The Pit and the Pendulum” is that even when faced with death all is not lost. The narrator’s situation is as grim as can be yet in the end it resolves itself just as the theme states possible. “The Pit and the Pendulum”, written in 1842, tells of the menacing terrors of the Spanish Inquisition back in the 1400s. Unsure of his fate, the narrator cannot differentiate between reality and some self-made delirium during his sentence....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, Horror fiction]

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Pit Bulls Be A Dangerous Dog

- ... Now after Vick 's conviction is has risen to over 500 attacks every year. Lynn warns us saying “We need to get used to mauling injuries, because we’re going to be seeing a lot more of them.” To fix this problem people are suggesting breed specific sterilization. PETA agrees and clams “These dogs were bred to be bait bulls. They were bred to fight each other to the death...just because we’re and animal rights organization doesn 't mean we’re not concerned about public safety.” With all this being said, and knowing that it takes two to tango, let 's see what the other side of this battle has to say....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bull, Dog breed]

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The Need Of A Pit Bull Rescue Center

- ... Even if the shelter does decide to continue to not adopt out Pit Bulls, there are other options than euthanization. For instance, there are numerous rescue centers that will take in dogs deemed ‘vicious,’ like Pits Bulls, to keep them from being killed. One of these rescue centers is located in North Carolina. Fortitudine Vincimus Rescue Center, also known as “The Fort” was founded by Jake Gardner in 2012. According to Judi Brinegar’s article (2014), “Pit Bull Rescue Seeks Help,” “The Fort" is a nonprofit, no-kill rescue dedicated to alleviating the suffering of all animals, in particular the American Pit Bull Terrier”(Brinegar, para....   [tags: Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier, Dog]

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Sexual Maturity For A Tiger

- With colorful orange fur and white colored fur underneath the predator; black stripes draped over its back and the underbelly. Sexual maturity for a Tiger is usually around three years old. Tigers do not have a mating season like other animals, but do tend to breed in the spring. Male Tigers do not stick around for the rearing of the cubs. A Tigris gestation period can last about 15 weeks. Only several litters can be carried by a Tigris in her lifetime. One to six cubs can be in a single litter but only two to three cubs survive....   [tags: Tiger, Tigers, Endangered species, Bengal tiger]

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Should Pit Bulls Be Banned?

- Pit bulls face such a high degree of discrimination, that they have become the most common breed in shelters throughout the United States. Over 700 cities in the U.S. have banned pit bulls within their communities giving them the name, “America’s most reviled dog” (Tullis). Steps to prevent the prejudice of not only pit bulls but all dog breeds have proven effective. As of 2014, 17 states passed laws which prevented “breed-specific legislation” (Madhani) within their towns and cities. Regardless, pit bulls still remain the least adopted and most commonly euthanized breed in the United States....   [tags: Dog, Dog breed, Pit Bull]

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Euthanizing Pit Bulls

- The of Euthanizing Pit Bulls Americans have been debating the morality of euthanizing animals for decades, including an impassioned argument about the quickness to kill the Pit Bull breed. Advocates that support euthanization of pit bulls use their aggression and danger to justify the killings. The perception of danger is not based in reality, but rather comes from media exposure. Most pit bulls do not exhibit aggressive behavior and those that do are trained to do so by irresponsible owners....   [tags: Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier]

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Pit Bull Bans: The Biting Truth

- There are breeds that can be classified as outlaws. How can that be. It is like judging a book by its cover, and is not that frowned upon. Society has gone so far with this that there are even laws banning pit bulls in certain counties. Fines have been put in place and outrageous insurance policies must be purchased simply to own a dog. A dog is just that, a dog, until someone comes along and makes it into a monster. A dog may be bred to do something and can be trained to do an entirely different thing....   [tags: dogs, breeds, pit bull reputation]

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The Pit and the Pendulum

- The Pit and the Pendulum "The place where you die is where you become young again." The accused in "The Pit and the Pendulum" is obviously being persecuted. For what religion or practice we do not know. For what crime it is not said. The prisoner does not even question his guilt or innocence. The accused in this story, to whom Poe does not give a name, is subjected to three life threatening situations. Poe, along with other English Romantics believed that being born was actually coming to the end of another existence....   [tags: Pit and the Pendulum Essays]

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Tiger Woods : A Professional Golfer

- Tiger Woods, formally known as Eldrick Tont Woods, is a professional golfer. He was born with a golf club in his hand. He did not realize that in twenty years, his life would ultimately change for the better. He would become one of the most famous professional golfers throughout the world. This was unusual for a Buddhist middle class family to have a son like Woods become such an icon in golf in the United States. He and his family were often shunned just because of their religious views (Bauder)....   [tags: Tiger Woods, Golf, PGA Tour, Professional golfer]

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The American Pit Bull Terrier Community

- American Pit Bull Terrier, with a firm muscular body prepared to attack at any moment; jaws of steel that have a death grip, and a bark just as intimidating as their appearance would make anyone terrified of this breed. With the media so fixated on the Pit Bull breed, these dogs have been given a reputation of being aggressive and vicious. They are never reported on the respectable acts they do. The consequence of the media’s excessive enthusiasm, and numerous reported dog bites, have some states sense they are a danger to the community and have banned the breed....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Dogs, Breed]

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Does The Pit Bull Deserve Its Reputation As A Vicious Dog?

- ... Many people fear the pit bull will just “snap” and attack without reason. Katherine Houpt, author of Domestic Animal Behavior, believes that some breeds are predisposed to certain types of behavior and that the pit bull does possess aggressive tendencies which can be influenced by how it is raised. An irresponsible owner who wants an aggressive dog will utilize training methods to encourage the pit bull’s genetic predisposition to aggression (Anderson). The pit bull is a descendent of the “old English ‘bulldogge,’ a big, tenacious breed used in the brutal early nineteenth-century sport of bull baiting, in which rowdy spectators watched dogs tear apart an enraged bull” (Anderson)....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bull]

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Environmental Degradation in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger

- Introduction Aravind Adiga in his debut novel The White Tiger, which won the Britain’s esteemed Booker Prize in 2008, highlights the suffering of a subaltern protagonist in the twenty first century known as materialism era. Through his subaltern protagonist Balram Halwai, he highlights the suffering of lower class people. This novel creates two different India in one “an India of Light and an India of Darkness” (Adiga, p. 14). The first one represents the prosperous India where everyone is able to dream a healthy and comfortable life....   [tags: The White Tiger Essays]

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Thomas Wolfe's The Child by Tiger

- In Thomas Wolfe's The Child by Tiger (reprinted in Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 9th ed. [Boston: Wadsworth, 2006] Page 625). The story as told through the eyes of a child will show many different ways to view Dick Prosser, the main character, as a man. The child Spangler shows how the children feel about Prosser, how he resembles a cat and how he turns from a good person to bad. Prosser is a big man who is admired by the children. As a black man, he is a servant of one of the children but is loved by all the children....   [tags: The Child by Tiger]

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Banning Of Pit Bulldogs

- One of the most popular dogs owned by dog owners is the pit bulldog. They are said to have a friendly temperament and is remarked for being attached to their owners. Pit bull dogs are good pets, but they can cause severe problems if they are not trained correctly. Even with their friendly attitude towards human, they are aggressive and defensive towards their territory. This tends to threaten the society when considering how to control the pit bulls of mauling incidents. Pit bulldogs and other attack dogs should be banned to keep people safe from dog mauls in populated areas....   [tags: Dogs Pit Bulls]

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The Child by Tiger – Dick’s Character

- The Child by Tiger – Dick’s Character In "The Child by Tiger", Wolfe does a superb job of making the story reveal a truth about human experience. Dick's killing rampage in the short story showed how the human sole has a tendency to become violent. Characterization and excellent choice of tone and mood used in the story display how the Dick becomes violent. Wolfe carefully develops Dick's character in the short story. At the beginning of the short story, Wolfe describes Dick's actions precisely....   [tags: The Child by Tiger]

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The Lady Or The Tiger? by Frank Stockton

- The Lady Or The Tiger. by Frank Stockton Standing in the center of a larger arena was a young youth whose faith was in the balances. Spectators raise steely on all sides directly in front of him awaiting his death. In front of him was two massive doors behind one were life and bliss, behind another lies a man-eating beast. The choice he makes of the two doors solely depending on a Semi-Barbaric princess. Whose train of thought might be different from that of a person who is sound of mind. Being of her background, she would easily have led the youth to the door of the beast....   [tags: Frank Stockton The Lady Or The Tiger?]

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The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

- In Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Pit and the Pendulum,” written 1843, and “using the anguish of imminent death as the means of causing the nerves to quiver” (Edgar Allan Poe, 2015), he takes the reader into the mind of a man who is tortured by various means by some unknown person or persons for reasons that are not given. The themes of death and time are portrayed strongly in this story and produce a sense of anxiety and uncertainty. “The first- person narration, in which the ‘I’ remains unnamed, causes the reader to identify with the protagonist” (Myers 1922)....   [tags: Pit and the Pendulum Essays]

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The Nature of Place in ‘The Chalk Pit’ by Edward Thomas and ‘The Woodpile’ by Robert Frost

- ‘The Chalk Pit’ by Edward Thomas and ‘The Woodpile’ by Robert Frost are both about being transported to a specific place and these places have an effect on the speaker(s). The setting of ‘The Chalk Pit’ is most likely at the foot of Wheatham Hill in Hampshire and nearby is an abandoned chalk mine. ‘The Woodpile’ is set in a frozen swamp/wood in wintertime. Both of the poems have similar settings and this verifies the fact that Frost and Thomas were both very similar people, both in poetry and in real life....   [tags: Chalk Pit, place, Edward Thomas, Woodpile, Robert ]

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Legislation against Pit Bulls and Owners in Sioux City, Iowa

- If you’re a pit bull owner in Sioux City, Iowa, you are faced with certain ordinances that make it more difficult to own and keep your dog. This is Sioux City’s attempt to keep its citizens’ safe and prevent the abuse and harm of the pitbull. The city is trying to promote safety and animal advocacy. This ordinance is not effective because it punishes the animal and not the owner; it also does not take into account the animals individual personality. Legislators should create laws that consider all dogs based on their individual behavior and hold owner accountable for their animals....   [tags: bsl, breed specific legislation, pit bulls, laws, ]

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Tears Of A Tiger by Sharon Draper

- Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper After a basketball game, four kids, Andrew Jackson, Tyrone Mills, Robert Washington and B.J. Carson, celebrate a win by going out drinking and driving. Andrew lost control of his car and crashed into a retaining wall on I-75. Andy, Tyrone, and B.J. escaped from the four-door Chevy right after the accident. Teen basketball star and Hazelwood high team captain was sitting in the passenger's side with his feet on the dashboard. When the crash happened, his feet went through the windshield and he was unable to escape....   [tags: Tear Tiger Draper Analysis Review]

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Edgar Allan Poe's Use of Descriptive Language in The Pit and the Pendulum

- Edgar Allan Poe's Use of Descriptive Language in The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allan Poe has been known for writing stories of mystery and horror. He has composed poems dealing with the occult. He favors those themes and ideas that people shy away from, death, pain, suffering, torture, terror, and fear. His gothic stories burn fright into the hearts of the reader or leave them with a sense of remorse for Poe's poor and unfortunate characters. Not many people have ever thought about how Poe goes about conveying these feelings to his readers and why it is so effective....   [tags: The Pit and the Pendulum]

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Summary Of The Pit And The Pendulum by Edgar Alan Poe

- The unnamed narrator laments that he is "sick unto death" after agents of the Spanish Inquisition in Toledo used torture while questioning him. When they unbind him, they allow him to sit while robed judges sentence him to death. Thereafter he cannot make out what they are saying; he can hear only a low hum while their lips move with "immoveable resolution." In the apartment where he sits, the slight movement of the black draperies unnerves him, but seven burning candles hearten him, like rescuing angels, until nausea overcomes him as he realizes the hopelessness of his predicament....   [tags: Poe Pit Pendulum Summary]

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Tiger Woods

- Born Eldrick T. Woods on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, Calif., golf phenom Tiger Woods has had a career nothing short of spectacular. His father, Earl Woods, began teaching his son the game when he was just a year old. In fact, Tiger's skills were so good at such a young age that it landed him an appearance on the Mike Douglas Show in 1978. The two-year-old Woods' appearance put him up against legendary comedian Bob Hope in a putting contest. At three, he shot a 48 over nine holes at one of his hometown courses....   [tags: Tiger Woods Golf]

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Jealousy and Love in The Lady, or the Tiger? by Frank R. Stockton

- Jealousy and Love in The Lady, or the Tiger. by Frank R. Stockton Women will do almost anything for love, to be loved, or to keep love. That is their mission. When women become jealous, however, the love they want to hold onto disappears, becomes selfishness, and one does not know if it is love anymore. In the short story “The Lady, or the Tiger?” written by Frank R. Stockton, a semi barbaric princess motions which door her lover, the accused man, must open to either receive punishment or a reward....   [tags: The Lady or the Tiger Love Literature Essays]

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The Tiger

- At times I have eluded to a symbol of a great and powerful saber tooth tiger, you must remember many things you perceive with the physical eye is only a facsimile or depiction of another hidden being, his personality or the strength of his empire. I speak now with caution, why. The true power of the moon is not known. Though I am a terror, prudence is my partner in an unpredictable universe. I with so much caution avoid creating anger in enemy. Here is the story. I use to like traveling and exploring the immediate solar system....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Tiger Vs. Tiger Woods

- ... Since he knew that Happy was his only competition, Tiger tried to think of a plan to bring him down. This could be his ticket to get into Happy 's head and sabotage him. Tiger quickly ran the the gift shop, bought a sharpie, and came back outside to write scandalous things on Happy 's face. But, to Tiger 's surprise, Happy had resurrected from the dead and he was out of sight. Although he was upset, Tiger knew that it was probably a good thing he didn 't sharpie all over Happy 's face. Tiger returned to his room, went to his bed, and went into a deep sleep....   [tags: Golf, Golf ball, PGA Tour]

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The Pit And The Pendulum

- The Pit and the Pendulum could lead to many thoughts. However, I will cover three particular ones that caught my interest. I will elaborate of my thoughts of the main character’s view of the dark, judging characters as well as his descending into the “Hades” like place, the symbolism of the pendulum and the pit, and the character’s final, fatal fall into the pit. In the introduction to the story, the main character describes how he was sick and how he was unbound and then judged by the grim reaper-like characters....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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The Pit And The Pendulum

- In Poe’s short story, The Pit and The Pendulum, the main character, our narrator, has been captured and is certain that he will die. The story unfolds as he awakens after having lost consciousness. In order to understand him and comprehend the type of man he is, we must make inferences from his thoughts and actions. The Spanish Inquisition has captured the narrator. How he was captured or why he did not say, but the fact that he was arrested tells you something about who he is. When the Spanish Inquisition was in power, everyone knew the consequences of going against them....   [tags: Literature Review]

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The Lady Or The Tiger?

- “The Lady Or The Tiger?” (Rough Draft) Now let us go back a few days prior to the current events. Upon learning of her father’s decision to place her lover on trial, the young princess approached her father to see if she could sway his decision. Knowing that she was cherished above all else, she thought that she could revert his decision and free her young hero from the clutches of fate. “Father,” said the young princess. “Do you not love me above all else in this world?” she asked. “More than anything,” replied the semi-barbaric king....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Tiger

- Tigers are the largest members of the cat family. They live in Asia and belong to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar. Two major subspecies of the tiger are the Siberian tiger and the Bengal tiger. The tiger is thought to have originated in northern Asia during the Pleistocene Epoch. Scientific classification: Tigers belong to the family Felidae. The scientific classifications of each tiger are listed in the "Types of Tigers" section of this report. Appearance The Siberian tiger measures 4.6 to 9.2 ft long, excluding the tail, which is 27 to 37 in long....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Tiger

- The Tiger The Tiger is often described as a particularly dangerous, sly, and invincible predator. The Tiger is the largest of the cat family. They have powerful bodies, large paws, and very sharp claws. The head of the Tiger is rounded and has a convex profile. The ears are black with white in the middle. The Tiger's eyes are a yellowish-orange color, but at night they almost look green. Coloration of the Tiger is reddish yellow or rust- brown on the upper side, and a whitish under side. There is prominent beard like growth of hair on the cheeks, and they may have a short neck mane....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Misrepresentation of Pit Bulls in the Media

- The misrepresentation of Pit Bull breeds in the media has been reflected in American culture. As these dogs were incorporated into World War I propaganda, they were perceived as symbols of courage and strength, the archetype of American dog breeds5. When, in the 1920s and 1930s, American Staffordshire Terrier “Pete the Pup” starred in the comedy Our Gang, later known as The Little Rascals, Pit Bulls were considered “nanny dogs” and family-friendly pets7. When the media focused heavily on illegal dog fighting rings and gang culture in the 1970s and 1980s, Pit Bulls were called demonic and unpredictable....   [tags: dog attack, american culture, animal violence]

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A Common Stereotype Of Pit Bulls

- ... There is absolutely no evidence for the existence of any kind of ‘locking mechanism’ unique to the structure of the jaw and/or teeth of the American Pit Bull Terrier” (Brisbin). During both world wars the American Pit Bull Terrier was a poster dog for the United States. These dogs were found to be profoundly loyal and resilient which made them an easy choice for propaganda posters. Mutts Matter Rescue states During the first half of the 20th century, Pit Bulls were the closest thing in the United States had to a national dog....   [tags: Staffordshire Bull Terrier]

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The Truth About Pit Bulls

- Owning a pit bull in today’s day and age has one of two reactions: Either the person loves them or is terrified of them. There are so many myths about Pit Bulls and they are just that. Myths. Some of the myths that surround pit bulls are that they have “lock jaw” and they have a killer instinct that does not stop at just killing other animals. Pit bull advocates, such as myself, know that Pit Bulls have always been known as the “nanny dog” throughout history because of how much they love children and their loyalty to their families....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Should Pit Bulls Be Banned?

- Should Pit bulls be banned. Many people will argue that the pit bull breed should be banned due to their vicious and unpredictable nature. There is a belief that they are inherently evil creatures and that they have a genetic predisposition to be destructive killing machines. In many states and cities this has brought about breed specific legislation. Breed specific legislation bans or regulates the ownership of specific breeds of dogs, which almost always includes pit bulls. A vital question that must be asked though is what is a pit bull....   [tags: Staffordshire Bull Terrier]

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The America Pit Bull Terrier

- The America Pit Bull Terrier (APBT) was breed to be a sport dog, they are athletic energetic and a good companion. That being said over the years their reputation has dropped dramatically form once being Americas most popular dog to Americas most hated and feared dog. Pit bulls are nothing like the poor reputation that they have, they are very smart, loving, and friendly dogs. In America, dogs have become part of families and it is not taboo to see them treated, loved and taken care of as if they were a blood relative....   [tags: dogs, doberman, ruthless dogs]

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Looking at Pit Bull Fighting

- Racial profiling is wrong, we all know that so why do so many of us still do this. Blacks, Whites, Asians, and Hispanics can live a free life here in America, so why can’t Pit bulls. Pit bull fighting has become a big thing in America for people to do as a hobby. The humans that fight the dogs are the ones who are giving pit bulls the bad reputation they are receiving when in reality it is the humans who deserve the bad reputation. Pit bulls are surrounded with ignorance, misinformation, myths and lies more than any other dog causing all the hate and discrimination towards this breed....   [tags: animal abuse and exploitation]

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Racing and the Pit Crew

- It’s race day and life in the pit crew is like being a goalie, 99% boredom and 1% panic, working 12 hours a day every day. When I arrived at LOWES motor speedway in North Carolina, everyone was in this 99% boredom phase, or their “down time”. It’s 7 a.m. and the cars of each team sit in the one story tin garage building with unfinished concrete floors looking almost like it was temporary, halfway equipped for the upcoming race and surrounded by their respective crewmembers. As I walk through the inside of this garage, big enough for twenty-five cars but filled with about fifty cars, the walking paths are carved through the clutter of race cars, roll-a-ways and loose parts....   [tags: racing,]

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American Pit Bull Terrier

- The world seems to believe that the American Pit Bull Terrier is a vicious breed of dog, violent and ruthless by nature, and that they should be treated as such. However, what if this stereotype about the pit bull that modern society bases their opinions off of, is an improper representation of the breed. The pit bull faces much hatred and neglect in this day and age, but in their prime, the pit bull was considered to be the perfect dog. Although bred for physique and stature that was perfect in the dog-fighting world, the pit bull grew in popularity and became high demand as a man’s best friend....   [tags: bread, bulldog, ruthless]

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A Brief Biography of Tiger Woods

- ... The entire family was always the target of attacks. Such as kids throwing rocks, or teenagers shooting BB guns at the woods household. This inspired Tiger to overcome stereotypes who started to hone his golf game at the age of about nine months. Most people of Tiger’s heritage would take up the game of football, basketball, or baseball. However Tiger was a natural for golf breaking fifty at the age of three at the navy golf course. This is where Tiger would develop his game in his youth. At the age of three he appeared on the Mike Douglas show and had a three hole putting contest against Bob Hope....   [tags: notorious golf players, African American athletes]

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Death : The Tiger 's Bride

- Death is a nebulous, inescapable force that everyone must confront and learn to deal with in some way. In The Tiger’s Wife, Death is everywhere, in the near constant fighting and dangerous remainders of several wars. For “The Tiger’s Bride”, however, Death remains just outside the scope of the story, brushing along the edges of our awareness but never put plainly before us like the many corpses of Obreht’s novel. Or at least it seems this way until we recognize The Beast as more than just a tiger making play at humanity, that he is instead Death manifested in flesh and fur....   [tags: Devil, Hell, Death, Afterlife]

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The Tyger And Tiger 's Head

- When it comes to art and poems, there are a lot more in common than people think. You can find many of the same values in paintings and in poems. For example, in William Blake’s poem “The Tyger” and in Abbott Handerson Thayer’s painting Tiger’s Head, there is seen a type of division in them. In “The Tyger”, a religious type of separation is seen. In Tiger’s Head, a good and evil type of separation is seen. “The Tyger” and Tiger’s Head both show types of separation, but have some different types of separation involved....   [tags: God, Good and evil, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Deity]

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A Rhetorical Criticism of Tiger Woods

- On April 21st, 2010, an American golfer whose achievements made him a legend found himself behind a podium, defending his actions in front of a crowd of family, friends, and a public whom he had shocked. In 2009, Tiger Woods experienced the biggest blow to his career in the form of a car crash and infidelity scandal. Not only was he married with two kids, but he was easily identifiable as a positive role model for children across the world. His actions challenged the core of American morals and raised feelings of contempt among the public....   [tags: Public Speaking]

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The Global Wild Tiger Population

- Let us go on a jungle walk. The word “tiger” from Latin word tigris meaning a spotted tigerhound of Actaeon. •The global wild tiger population is estimated at anywhere between 3,062 and 3,948 individuals. •The World Wide Fund for Nature estimates the tiger population at 3,200. Why are tigers getting extinct. •Poachers are continuing to kill the world's remaining Tigers. •New demand across Southeast Asia for the skins, teeth and claws of tigers, particularly the Sumatran tiger. •Tiger parts have a strong market for traditional medicines made from items like tiger bone and body parts....   [tags: tigris, subspecies, panthera]

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Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

- Did you know, that some studies show that compared to “Western” parents, “Chinese” parents spend about 10 times as much time schooling their children in mathematics. Though many people have evaluated their parenting techniques, since the release of Amy Chua’s book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, I personally believe that we should portray the idea that there is no perfect parenting style. The article written by Amy Chua, a Yale Law School professor and “tiger” mom to her daughters Sophia and Lulu, was a personal piece to tell about her parenting techniques....   [tags: Childhood, Mother, Parent, Parenting]

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The Pit an the Pendulum

- The Pit an the Pendulum By: Edger Allen Poe The Pit an the Pendulum by Edger Allen Poe is what this essay came from. The story starts with the heretic getting sentenced the death penalty. He is thrown in a big pitch black pit, with a swinging pendulum hanging from the roof, to eventually be killed in some way. I believe that this character is a dynamic character because he goes through a lot and changes a lot. One thing that was interesting was, that the heretic might have been post humus. He says “I was sick, sick unto death,” he referred to his sickness as past tense by saying “was.” Unto death means that he is dead....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Lady or the Tiger, by Frank Stockton

- Frank Stockton’s story “The Lady or the Tiger” is one that has several contrasting emotions and/or feelings throughout the entirety of the story. The daughter of the king is a young, very beautiful woman who has certain protocols that she has to live by. One of the principles is it would be atrocious see any man behind her fathers back and the outcome of this would most likely be fallacious. She did not consider the consequences of her actions and decided she was going to go against his wishes. The king eventually finds out about this secret affair and forces them to discontinue their relationship....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Emotions]

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The Lady or the Tiger, by Frank Stockton

- Frank Stockton’s story “The Lady or the Tiger” is one that has several contrasting emotions and/or feelings throughout the entirety of the story. The daughter of the king is a young, very beautiful woman who has certain protocols that she has to live by. One of the principles is it would be atrocious see any man behind her fathers back and the outcome of this would most likely be fallacious. She did not consider the consequences of her actions and decided she was going to go against his wishes. The king eventually finds out about this secret affair and forces them to discontinue their relationship....   [tags: Analytic Essay]

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The Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

- ... In her book Chua tells stories of her daughters and of the mistakes they have made. The way Chua handled the situations was outrageous. For example, when one of her daughters made a mistake while playing the piano Chua threatened to give her favorite dollhouse to the Salvation Army. In interviews Chua has admitted to calling her daughters lazy, garbage, and telling them that they are a disgrace to their family (“Battle Hymn”). A lot of people felt disrespected by Chua’s book, and they were not afraid to let Chua know how they felt....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Childhood, The Child]

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The Pit and the Pendulum

- The Pit and the Pendulum The Pit and the Pendulum is a story about a man confined to a prison cell and tortured mercilessly in Toledo Spain during the Spanish Inquisition. Edgar Allen Poe's story is powerful because the prisoner tells the story of his torture. Given this you know he is going to survive which helps make the mystery so much more complex. The plot is very believable and consistent. Poe shows great detail in the setting of the dungeon. The plot is hard to fathom, in that it is difficult to believe that a man could survive so much adversity without going crazy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Tiger and The Lamb and The Lord of The Rings

- To understand “The Lamb” you must understand “The Tiger”, and vice versa. These two poems are unbelievably complicated when trying to search for a real deeper meaning. There is an immense amount of symbolism used throughout both poems, and many different things can be taken away about the author’s thoughts religion, nature, and the battle between good and evil in one’s mind. In the novel, The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien, there is a lot seemingly left up in the air about religion and the symbolism of nature, but when read the way the author intended, there are a few very strong themes that resemble those portrayed in “The Tyger” and “The Lamb”....   [tags: literature, symbolism, meaning]

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The White Tiger: Challenges of Urbanization

- Recent years have witnessed a large number of Indian English fiction writers who have stunned the literary world with their works. The topics dealt with are contemporary and populist and the English is functional, communicative and unpretentious. Novels have always served as a guide, a beacon in a conflicting, chaotic world and continue to do so. A careful study of Indian English fiction writers show that there are two kinds of writers who contribute to the genre of novels: The first group of writers include those who are global Indians, the diasporic writers, who are Indians by birth but have lived abroad, so they see Indian problems and reality objectively....   [tags: Indian English fiction writers, Aravind Adiga]

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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

- In the novel, The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga the main character, is Balram, one of the children in the “darkness” of India. Adiga sheds a new light on the poor of India, by writing from the point of view of a man who was at one time in the “darkness” or the slums of India and came into the “light” or rich point of view in India. Balram’s job as a driver allows him to see both sides of the poverty line in India. He sees that the poor are used and thrown away, while the rich are well off and have no understanding of the problems the poor people must face....   [tags: poverty, India]

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Analysis Of ' The White Tiger '

- ... The upper class castes also feel like they are part of some cosmic order, and that the poor belong where they are. The idea of caste can be used as a justification for leaving too poor to their poverty. The book postulates that India really only has two castes now, when it states “That’s why I was cheated of my destiny to be fat, and creamy-skinned, and smiling. To sum up—in the old days there were one thousand castes and destinies in India. These days, there are just two castes: Men with Big Bellies, and Men with Small Bellies....   [tags: India, Caste, Social class, Caste system in India]

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Siberian Tiger by Joel Sartore

- For years tigers have been a symbol of grace, power, and majesty (“Tigers Threatened,” 2006), exhibiting mesmerizing beauty and limitless strength that has been recognized throughout the world. Because of this, tigers are highly valued, as their body parts are prized and worth an enormous fortune, consequently resulting in 3 of the 8 subspecies of tigers into extinction (“Tigers Threatened,” 2006). The remaining five tiger species went from hundreds of thousands, to only 3,000 – 5,000 combined, and one subspecies has been targeted tremendously for their prestigious status....   [tags: grace, power, national geographic]

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Tiger, Pym, and Nantucket

- Of the many characters in Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym one of the most notable, yet slowly fading characters is Tiger. Moreover, depending on the point in the story Tiger is either described as a key part of Pym’s life, or he is a mere addition thrown into the story as an afterthought. Poe introduces Tiger while Pym is in the cargo hold of the ship. Tiger stays with Pym through his most trying time in the cargo hold: when he feels abandoned and completely alone for several days. Pym describes this by saying that after he found Tiger with him, he felt “a giddy overpowering sense of deliverance and reanimation…” (18)....   [tags: Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym]

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Pit Bulls

- Audience: • Uninformed people who believe in the stereotypes of “aggressive” dogs. • Parents of younger children because they are protective. Purpose: • Convince people that the stereotype of Pit Bulls being inherently aggressive is completely misrepresentative of the breed. • Convince parents that Pits are loving and a good family dog and not the vicious animal that people are led to believe because of media influence. • I want to open the eyes of others to the fact that any dog can be aggressive....   [tags: stereotype, aggressive, dog attacks, dogs]

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

- “In one study of 50 Western American mothers and 48 Chinese immigrant mothers, almost 70% of the Western mothers said either that ‘stressing academic success is not good for children’ or that ‘parents need to foster the idea that learning is fun.’ By contrast, roughly 0% of the Chinese mothers felt the same way. Instead, the vast majority of the Chinese mothers said that they believe their children can be ‘the best’ students, that ‘academic achievement reflects successful parenting,’ and that if children did not excel at school then there was ‘a problem’ and parents ‘were not doing their job.’ … Chinese parents spend approximately ten times as long every day drilling academic activities wit...   [tags: Academic Success, Children]

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The White Tiger By Aravind Adiga

- ... Balram also claims that “the schoolteacher had stolen our lunch money”, which was for a government funded lunch program. However, Balram doesn’t blame him, which justifies that Balram, from such a young age gives into the idea of corruption saying that “...you can’t expect a man in a dung heap to smell sweet”. In addition to his father and the school teacher, Balram is corrupted by his childhood hero Vijay. Growing up, Balram idolises Vijay for having escaped “the darkness”. However what he is ignorant of is that even though Vijay is in “the light” he is still corrupted by “the darkness”....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Corruption]

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The Shrinking Tiger Population

- George Bernard Shaw quotes, “When a man wants to murder a tiger, he calls it sport, when a tiger wants to murder him, he calls it ferocity.” In the 1900s the tiger population was over 100,000 counting all nine subspecies; however their population has pummeled to an estimated 4,000 to 7,000, which accounts for only six of the nine subspecies. Three in which have already been extinct since the early to mid 1900s (WWF). Tigers are one of the largest species in the cat family and also one of the fastest disappearing species in the world due to human-tiger conflicts....   [tags: Wildlife Conservation]

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Biography for Tiger Woods

- Eldrick (Tiger) Woods was born on December 30, 1975 in Cypress, California to Earl and Kultida Woods. He was the only child from this particular marriage but had two half-brothers and one half-sister from his parents’ previous marriages. Tiger is a combination of a few different ethnicities (Caucasian, American Indian, Black, and Asian). He labels himself as “Cablinasian“. His father introduced him to golf at the age of 2, and from this early age, he was recognized as a golf prodigy. Tiger appeared on the Mike Douglas Show to showcase his skills in 1978 and progressed in the sport of golf as his father tutored him....   [tags: golf, sports]

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Maslow vs Tiger Woods

- Tiger Woods: remarkable golfer, talented, family man. . . cheater. Over the past few years, Tiger Woods’ behavior has been questioned and examined. His reputation as an extraordinary athlete has taken the backseat to his overwhelming secret life. Tiger’s “sex-capades” were displayed all over the media: television, magazine articles, and the radio. The world was given the opportunity to look past the “greatest golfer alive” persona and see the damaged human being on the inside. We all were consumed with the shock of his antics as numerous women spoke out about having sexual relations with Mr....   [tags: Golfer, Athlete, Contrasts]

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Pit Bulls : A Aggressive Breed Of Dog

- ... The pit bull was accepted in the military and some even were awarded for things they did during wars. Pit bulls used to be the icon of loyalty as they were also known as the nanny dog because of how good they were around kids. In the 1980’s dog fighting started to become very popular among people especially gangs. When many people started dog fighting the breed of choice just happened to be Pit bulls for many dog fighters. A few reasons for dog fighting according to The Real Pit Bull Inc. “[were that] dog fights provided betting, opportunities, entertainment, and also served as a means to establish and then preserve a specific type of dog—the American Pit Bull Terrier” (The Real Pit Bull...   [tags: Staffordshire Bull Terrier]

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The Tiger and The Lamb

- The Tiger and The Lamb The Tiger and The Lamb were both poems by William Blake. In this essay I am going to compare the two poems. Blake, as a child, was an outcast and didnt have many friends. He was educated at home by his parents and found sociability difficult. His family believed very strongly in God but did not agree with the teachings of the church. During his lonely hours, Blake often read the Bible. He had a lot of free time to think about ideas, reflect on life and to strengthen his imagination....   [tags: William Blake Poems Poetry Writers Essays]

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The Pit And The Pendulum By Edgar Allan Poe

- The Pit and the Pendulum   Like many stories written by Edgar Allan Poe, “The Pit and the Pendulum” creates an eerie atmosphere with an unknown character. This story focuses mainly on the distinct detail on the surroundings that seem to enhance the senses due to the character’s current state of blindness in the present environment. With little information presented of the character’s reason in being there, the experience seems to be the main focus of this short story. “Poe places the narrator of “The Pit and the Pendulum” in just such a crucible of painful sensations, which force him to grapple with an ultimate state of horror.” (Kent Ljungquist) As stated in an analysis by Kent Ljungquist P...   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, Fiction]

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Pit bulls and Their Supposedly Agressive Behavior

- The Pitbull used to be one of the most popular family dogs. I myself own a Pitbull. They are some of the most mis-treated breeds of dog. This is because of their supposedly aggressive behavior. But research has proven that no one breed of dog is more aggressive than any other. So why is there such a stereotype that Pitbulls are mean and aggressive. Every breed of dog was bred for a reason. Whether this was for rabbit hunting, or herding livestock, there was always a purpose for their birth. Every dog has different physical characteristics, as well as behavior....   [tags: stereotype, breeds, dog figthting]

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Is Tiger That Great?

- There has been a vast amount of media exposure on Tiger Woods. The media made Tiger Woods out to be some sort of golf god that nobody could beat and he was totally reshaping the way the game was played. We did not believe that that Tiger Woods was really as good as the media said he was. First off, we went to http://www.pgatour.com and http://www.tigerwoods.com to collect our data. We found the average scores of the top 100 PGA tour players. We found that Tiger Woods was actually ranked in second place, one spot behind the scoring average leader, David Duval....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Tiger Airways Singapore

- Introduction Tiger Airways is an airline company established in Singapore in the year 2004. It is a budget carrier which means the services provided by this airline is affordable and satisfying. This company incorporates three airlines, which are Tiger Airways Singapore, Tiger Airways Australia and Tiger Airways Mandala. Tiger Airways travels to over 50 different places at 14 different countries in the Asia Pacific. Furthermore, Tiger Airways owns a fleet of aircrafts with the age of less than three years....   [tags: airline companies, low cost, award]

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Siberian Tiger Project

- Do you ever wonder about how many endangered species are in the world. Have you ever tried to make a difference ,for the world. The species I have chosen are the Siberian Tiger Club. The Siberian Tiger level are very endangered especially in the Sikhote-Alin-Biosphere Reserve of Russia. As you read my paper I hope you can learn more about Siberian Tiger Club and also about how the WCS made a difference in the environment the Siberian Tigers’ are living in. The name of the Conservation Program is Siberian Tiger Project which is ,for the Siberian Tiger Club....   [tags: endangered species]

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The Tiger Initiative, An Acronym For Technology Informatics

- The TIGER Initiative One of the most significant nursing organizations in the advancement of the practice of nursing informatics has been the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER), which was established to identify best practices related to nurse’s use of technology. Organizations, such as TIGER, have the power to influence and inform policy activities through activism with government agencies, decision makers, and the public (Murphy & Johnson, 2011). The TIGER Initiative organization has been beneficial to the field of nursing throughout the healthcare technological reformation by providing informatics competencies for nurses, a vision and mission for change, and supp...   [tags: Electronic health record, Health care]

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Love in Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

- Parenting is one of the greatest honors, commitments, and trials a person will go through. It will test resolve, health, and even sanity but it can also provide the greatest sense of love and accomplishment in a person’s life. Whether a parent’s style is strict, laissez-faire, or somewhere in between, the choices made by parents for their children will leave their marks on the character and development of their children long into their lives. Amy Chua knew this. She also knew how dangerous it would be to her children’s future to raise them in a style that would leave them open to falling short of the opportunities they would start with due to her own, and her parents’, successes and she reso...   [tags: Amy Chua]

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Child By Tiger

- The opening stanzas from William Blake’s poem “The Tiger” in “The Child By Tiger” by Thomas Wolfe help accentuate the theme of the story. They further relate to the passage in which Dick Prosser’s bible was left open to. The stanzas incorporated in the story reveal that with every good is evil. “The Child By Tiger” inlays a sense of good with evil tailing it as its shadow. In the beginning, Blake’s stanza questions “…who could frame thy fearful symmetry?” Dick Prosser appears to be kind and moral, but later reveals his vengeful side as he chaotically kills people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Tiger for Sony

- If Sony is hinting at OS X and Linux, there's also a good chance they could be developing a proprietary OS. The PS3 will have to support HDMI-HDCP output since the old DVI standard can no longer be implemented. HDMI has definitely been in Sony's interests as it is a huge media vendor with SCEA and Sony Pictures. Yet giving out a game system with HDCP-HDMI output for HDTV gaming while putting an open source operating system like Linux on a single machine is kind of insane. You can't put the 'hacker's OS' on a relatively cheap Blu-Ray/computer/gaming machine and not expect piracy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Breed Specific Legislation: Unfair to Pit Bulls

- Niko is a boxer mix from Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas City had a ban against owning a dog of the “pit bull” breed. Niko was taken from his home in 2007 by animal control, and wrongfully accused for the way he looked. He was held in a kennel at the pound during the entire eight month period it took for his owners to get him back. After multiple court hearings, Niko was finally released and sent home with his family (Campbell). Niko’s story is a great reference to the many controversial thoughts people have against the laws regarding breed bans for pit bulls....   [tags: Breed-Specific Laws]

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Pit Bulls: Are They Really the Monsters They're Made out to Be?

- ... Judy Cohen and John Richardson authors of “Pit Bull Panic” have been researching how pit bulls are portrayed in the media. They are looking at several aspects of the story; Cohen and Richardson are looking at whether pit bulls are more violent toward people than other dog breeds and the issue of dog fighting. If the dog is bred to fight, it is aggressive towards people. Between 1987 and 2000, they looked at 72 stories that the New York Times published on pit bulls. Cohen and Richardson found that 26 of those stories covered attacks on people, and 22 covered legislation restricting ownership, and 9 described owners of pit bulls, that are considered the “dregs of society”....   [tags: banned dog breeds]

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Do Pit Bulls Make Good Pets?

- “If somebody is too stupid to understand the fundamental immorality of dog fighting, you’re never going to be able to explain it to him” (Kevin Hench). Most people think that pit bulls have locking jaws. This is false however; no dog breed in the whole world has locking jaws. Dogs are not always aggressive how they are raised and trained determines the behavior of a dog. Dogs have tendencies to be aggressive only if not trained properly. The discrimination against pit bulls is wrong and uncalled for....   [tags: Domestic Animals]

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Comparision of 'Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening' and 'The Chalk Pit'

- The poems 'Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening' by Robert Frost and 'The Chalk Pit' by Edward Thomas both convey a sense of place in their meaning. 'Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening' is about how the narrator stops outside the snow-filled woods to admire the scenery along with his horse. The narrator does not stay for long as he has 'promises to keep'. 'The Chalk Pit' involves the conversation of two people about a chalk pit nearby. Speaker A adds a lot of imagination to the conversation while Speaker B is more plainspoken and mundane....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Compare/Contrast]

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The American Pit Bull: Nature vs Nurture

- When the American Pit Bull is discussed, the subject of nature versus nurture is often the primary topic. Over the last ten to twenty years, thoughts have changed greatly in respect to dog fighting. Throughout history, several different types of dogs have been used for dogfighting. Ancient Romans had displays of dog fights, as well as gladiators, in their great arenas long before the bully breed ever came into existence (Hsu & Sun, 2010). Thankfully, society has evolved, and so has the ideas behind the fight of dogs....   [tags: animal genetics]

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A Fear of Death: Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum

- Death is unavoidable no matter the circumstances. However, how one dies, that is a subject of the unknown. In the end, if one had the choice of how to die, the decisions could fluctuate between countless possibilities. It is a natural human instinct to fear death because of the unknown and Edgar Allan Poe does not deny this claim. In Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum, the narrator of the story is tormented in a prison during the Spanish Inquisition; this fear of death is created from natural human instincts....   [tags: Psychological Process, Dream State]

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