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Theodore Roethke and The Waking

- Theodore Roethke and The Waking In describing the way he receives life's lessons and learned experiences, Theodore Roethke uses repetition of two different sentences and a simple rhyme scheme to help the reader understand his outlook on how to endure life. The two sentences repeated throughout the poem are "I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow" and "I learn by going where I have to go" [with slight variation in the latter]. "I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow" shows up in stanzas 1, 2, 4, and 6 and figuratively means that Roethke awakens in the morning and learns from the day's experiences....   [tags: Waking Essays]

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Waking Life

- Most (i didnt really even know what to make of it. its the kid from that movie dazed and confused basically trying to find out the meaning of life and his identity and shit.. and hes like constantly in this dreamworld.. that he cant seem to wake up of.. he cant differentiate his dreams from reality. so one of the points is that there is no waking life...there is life and nothing else....each experience is an experience, nothing more or nothing less, each has the same value...the things you experience in your dreams are life itself......   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Observations Upon Waking Each Morning

- A small crack in the egg-smooth walls of sleep, and I can sense a day circulating around me. Thin air holds images: a man sweeping trodden debris of dream off city sidewalk one hour before any pedestrian footfall. Shy birds made of confusion and tissue paper. Dissipating, those intent silent seconds when one listens in vain to pull full sentences from the soft dinner-party murmur of dreams and reality. To sort the sounds of the real bedroom from the mingling sounds of the Protean. The world opens up between my eyelids, and my eyelids open onto white ceiling or white wall....   [tags: Descriptive Essays]

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Not Waving but Drowning, by Stevie Smith

- “Nobody heard him, the dead man, / but still he lay moaning:” This is how many people go on through life. Many are dying inside but you would never know. It is possible for people to create masks to hide their emotions. Sometimes these masks are so deceptive that even close friends or family members cannot see through then until it is too late. In Stevie Smith’s poem, “Not Waving but Drowning” the writer effectively highlights how someone’s cry for help can be mistaken for joy. It is important for people to at least have someone who cares about them and knows them well enough to see when something is going wrong in their lives....   [tags: Not Waving but Drowning]

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Waxing A Snowboard

- How to wax a snowboard There several ways to go about waxing a snowboard. Firs you have to determine what conditions you will be riding in. Then you will have to choose a wax. Say you are going to Vail and the snow condition are.... well lets just say the temp.. of the snow is about 20*. Well the thing you need to do is find a low temp. wax. The way you determine a low temp. wax from a high temp. wax is by the rating.. Low temp. waxes will be in a range from -20* to about 25*. A high temp....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Walking Across Egypt

- Walking Across Egypt Mattie Rigsbee is the main character in Clyde Edgerton's southern style novel, Walking Across Egypt. Mattie is a seventy-eight year old widow with two middle-aged children. Living alone in a small house, she makes sure that everything is taken care of. Although begins to display some signs of aging, and her family is trying to convince her to slow down her lifestyle, Mattie's character and mind setting prohibits her from becoming the stereotypical elder. She must make a decision in which direction to turn....   [tags: Walking Across Egypt Essays]

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The Waging of War

- The Waging of War “Wars are no longer waged in the name of a sovereign who must be defended; they are waged on behalf of the existence of everyone; entire populations are mobilized for the purpose of wholesale slaughter in the name of life necessity: massacres have become vital.”[1] In Foucault’s pithy explanation of a new form of warfare, in its justification, causes, and even execution, several units of logic enter a rationality of massacre. In the context of the sentence, amid a discussion of bio-politics as a population-level version of bio-power, the facet he takes issue with seems primarily to be this justification for war....   [tags: War Violence History of Sexuality Essays]

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Waging a Revolution

- Waging a Revolution A poor, twenty eight year old shoemaker named Ebenezer Macintosh led the Hundreds of people. Many people where mad about the Stamp Act and stormed the street in protest. They attacked Andrew Oliver a wealthy Boston merchant who had recently been made the Stamp officer for Massachusetts. I. Paying for Security Britain’s leaders celebrated the end of the war in Europe and North America as heartily as did the Colonists. The British victory ended more than 70 years of fighting with France in North America....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Free Essays - Dead Man Walking

- Dead Man Walking The motion picture Dead Man Walking provided a non-fiction insight into the world of crime, justice, and capital punishment. The film cast several characters from different backgrounds and opinion sets in direct conflict with one another. Several small topics and one major topic, capital punishment, were explored over the duration of the movie. While the opinions and reactions of people to Dead Man Walking may vary, the one constant is that people will have a reaction....   [tags: Dead Man Walking]

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Physics of Ski Waxing

- Skiing is one of the things to do during the winter, here in Canada. It is also cheap and easy to start, since there are ski-tracks almost everywhere and it is possible to find used skis for less then $50. Skis are pretty simple in design. Originally they were designed just as the snow shoes, though today they are much more advanced. (Wikipedia) Skis can be used just after you bought them, without doing anything to them. However, if you want your skis to perform to their best, simple maintenance needs to be performed....   [tags: physics sport sports ski skiing wax]

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William Wordsworth Walking: Art, Work, Leisure, and a Curious Form of Consumption

- William Wordsworth Walking: Art, Work, Leisure, and a Curious Form of Consumption William Wordsworth spent a good portion of his life on foot, walking. Consider a sequence of Dorothy's journal entries: Monday the 14th, "Wm & Mary walked to Ambleside in the morning to buy mousetraps" (about 5 miles round trip); Tuesday the 15th, "Wm & I walked to Rydale for letters" (about 3 miles round trip); Wednesday the 16th, "After dinner Wm & I walked twice up to the Swan & back again" (3 miles), met Miss Simpson and walked with her to the Oliffs and then back to her house (another 3 miles); Thursday the 17th, "we had a delightful walk" (a couple of miles); Friday the 18th, "Mary & Wm walk...   [tags: William Wordswroth Walking Essays]

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Waving his Withering Pencil as if it were a Pirate's Cutlass

- Waving his Withering Pencil as if it were a Pirate's Cutlass There have been precious few consistencies in my life, very few things I have been able to hold on to for stability. When people ask me where I’m from it is impossible to tell them with any degree of accuracy. My parents split up when I was four, and from that time I have never lived in the same place for more than two years. I attended over twenty different schools before I graduated high school. I’m thirty years old and I have lived with my ten-year-old dog for more consecutive years than any other creature on Earth....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Somnambulism - Sleep Walking

- Somnambulism - Sleep Walking One of the interesting sleep disorder is sleep walking. The medical, or more scientific, term for sleep walking is somnambulism. The characteristic symptoms are walking or exhibiting other activities while seemingly still asleep. (1) I became interested in researching this topic, because I sleep walk. I sleep walk only when I am under stress, which is not often. However, it is one of my primary concerns because I exhibit an extremely violent behavior. I began my research by looking for the relationship between somnambulism and the brain....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Walking through the Woods

- So I went home this weekend, and in my neighborhood there is a small pond and all behind it is just woods. I’ve traveled in these woods as a little kid numerous times, with my friend and her father and he would teach us about the different bugs, trees and rocks we encountered along the way. Going back in the woods this past weekend, I was overcome with a feeling of nostalgia. I remember the times we would try to climb the trees, or chase after the grasshoppers or even just walk around and all the fun we used to have....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Walking As An Exercise Regimen

- Walking is one of the least expensive forms of exercise, and the easiest to perform. It is a proven weight loss strategy that not only reduces weight, but also reduces stress and tones the body. Study conducted by Dr. James O. Hill in conjunction with the University of Colorado Health Science Center showed that moderate increase of 2000 additional steps daily hinder weight gain. Additional research showed that 10,000 steps is the break point to lose weight. Walking is not only vital to weight loss, but it is also effective in diminishing symptoms of hypertension and diabetes....   [tags: Exercise/Fitness]

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Dead Man Walking

- During the first few weeks of our FYS-X class, the students are required to view the movie “Dead Man Walking. Unfortunately, I was not able to make it to the showing at school, but I rented the DVD from Block Buster Video. I missed an opportunity to gain some bonding time with my classmates, but I could not get off work in the short notice that the class was told about the film viewing. When I viewed film, I had the pleasure of being in my home atmosphere, and I had the opportunity to better concentrate on the movie and the ability to rewind at certain points in the film....   [tags: essays research papers]

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walking your walk

- Walking your Walk The book mentions that ethics is about behavior. This means that for something to be a part of your ethical beliefs, you must be willing to act accordingly if put the situation. If you are not willing to act on something that you say is your ethical and moral belief, is it really a part of your ethics. I do not think that a person can believe something and contradict the beliefs with the decisions that they choose to make. The decisions that people make decide for them, what their ethical and moral beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dead Man Walking (1996)

- Dead Man Walking (1996) The film dead man walking was released in 1996 by MRM and directed by Tim Robbins (Husband of the starring female actor Susan Sarandon; It is a tale of a murderer and a rapist Mathew Poncelet, Poncelet is soon to be put to death, alone and afraid he writes to a nun Sister Prejean, despite the warnings for various people, she organises a visit to the prison to visit him, from the moment they meet she has mixed feelings as is the film it is saying that Poncelets death is a waste of life, however he brutally murdered two people....   [tags: Papers]

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Walking the Path of Discovery

- Earning a college degree has always been one of my life goals. In the past, my main motivation was obtaining the title. However, in high school I was provided with a few research opportunities that greatly changed my understanding of research. Consequently, my motivation for earning a college degree has also changed. My research work with the department was one of the most significant research experiences I have had the opportunity to pursue. Essentially, this was my first glimpse into the real academic world....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays]

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Dead Man Walking

- Sister Helen asks Phelps his opinions on some questions that have been bothering her. "Aren't there, I argue, some rights fundamental to human beings-- such as the right not to be tortured or killed-- that everyone, including governments, must respect. Doesn't the moral foundation of a society erode if its government is allowed to treat these fundamental, nonnegotiable rights as some sort of privilege, which they take on themselves to dispense for good behavior or withdraw for bad behavior?" [p....   [tags: Film Movie]

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Dead Man Walking

- Starring: Susan Sarandon Dead man walking is the story of a spiritual woman (Sr. Helen Prejean) who embarks on a dangerous journey with a convicted killer (Matthew Poncelot) and the profound changes it makes in her life. Confronted with the anger of the community and the private pain of the victims’ parents. Sr. Helen Prejean overcomes her own fears to fight for the life and soul of Matthew Poncelot. One of the main characters in the movie was a man by the name of Matthew Poncelot. Too me Poncelot was a very smart man....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dead Man Walking

- Dead Man Walking 1.) When the Prison chaplain talks of "morbid curiosity" he is asking Sister Helen why she wants to look after Matthew, is it because has never seen someone die before, never seen someone executed. The Chaplain also believes that everyone in the Jail is evil, Sister Helen sees the people as good and as the acts they have done to be their evil. The Prison chaplain doesn't understand why Sister Helen is talking to this evil person in the prison and this is why he speaks of "morbid curiosity"....   [tags: Papers]

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Dead Man Walking Book Review

- Dead Man Walking Dead Man Walking, a story by Sister Helen Prejean, is a superb book, presenting most of the aspects regarding capital punishment. According to my opinion the unique thing about this book, is its ability to make people reflect upon and even question their earlier thoughts concerning the death penalty. Many different points of view are presents, but the book doesn’t pick sides. Dead Man Walking manages to remain objective even when we approach the painful end. The book is based on Sister Helen Prejean’s experiences with inmates on death row....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Emily Dickinson - The Feet Of People Walking Home

- One of Emily Dickinson’s poems, formally titled “The feet of people walking home,” is of some interest in its own merit. Unlike some of Dickinson’s other poems, such as the ones that exist among other versions due to a few dissimilarities, this poem is duplicated verbatim. To the untrained eye, this triviality would often be overlooked, were it not for the fact that Emily Dickinson had not intended on publishing many of her poems. Why, then, did she duplicate this poem. Perhaps a more in-depth analysis of the poem, as well as the current events in Dickinson’s life, would answer this query....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Reading, Writing, and Walking with God- Personal Narrative

- Reading, Writing, and Walking with God- Personal Narrative I love God. With my entire heart I burn for him. As a freshman in high school He called me, not with words or anything audible, but by his mere presence; a holy desire within my spirit that wants to love his people, and bring them into a romantic love-relationship with Him. The calling was as a whisper at first, just a small urge, almost a whim, but now it has grown into a war cry that rages in my soul. I'm not sure exactly how literature has affected that, well secular literature; the main influence on my faith has definitely been the Bible....   [tags: Papers]

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The Way Capital Punishment is Presented in Dead Man Walking and Let Him Have It

- The Way Capital Punishment is Presented in Dead Man Walking and Let Him Have It Introduction For our GCSE Coursework we have been watching two films, "Dead Man Walking" and "Let Him Have It". They were both based on true stories. 'Dead Man Walking' was about a man called Matthew Poncelet who supposedly raped and killed a girl. After six years had gone by, he was given the death penalty by lethal injection. 'Let Him Have It' was about a young man, Derek Bentley, who has mental disabilities and suffers from epilepsy....   [tags: Papers]

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We Make The Road By Walking

- This book is an absolutely phenomenal first-hand account of Horton's and Freire's progress in educational reform and social change. From descriptions of Horton's Highlander school and its contributions to the civil rights movement, to Freire's philosophies on education and civic duty, this book was captivating in every sense of the word. Freire and Horton instill in the reader the values of both educational and civic responsibility that are found in few books today. The interview format made the book very easy to understand....   [tags: Myles Horton Paulo Freire]

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Waking Up from the American Dream

- Throughout history there has been a quest for a better life. Bill Clinton himself said, "We are a nation of immigrants", and one of the first things an American learns as a schoolchild is the phrase written on the Statue of Liberty: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." People will journey far and wide, traverse the entire continent, suffer all manner of pain and suffering, if they believe that, in the end, they will be rewarded, and there is nothing quite like survival to motivate people....   [tags: World Literature]

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Waking Up in a Hospital Room: A Short Story

- I woke up to the pungent smell of hospital disinfect, invading my nostrils. The room was silent apart from my heavy breathing and the beep beep sound you often hear in hospitals that indicates you're alive. I slowly opened my eyes, squinting in attempt to sharpen the blurred images before me. I glanced around and took in the deserted, blue and white colour schemed hospital bedroom. How long have I been here. I shut my eyes, trying to remember what had exactly happened. Then it all hits me with a bang....   [tags: New York, Young Man, Aunt]

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Walking the 5K

- Abstract When I read this assignment, my first thought was choosing walking as my exercise. Why. Because my sister has been running for a few years and as convinced me that I could walk at a 5K race. So I have been walking since the beginning of the summer and my first race is in a month. This is also a chance for me to find ways that I could incorporate nutrition into my diet without my immediate family rioting. The benefits of walking will actually help me greatly because my family seems to have a history of everything....   [tags: Excersie]

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Were the American Colonists Justified in Waging War and Breaking Wway from Britain?

- “Were the American colonists justified in waging war and breaking away from Britain” The colonists were in every right, aspect and mind, not only justified but also it was about time that they stood of and actually take action against the British. The choice of going to war with them, was the only choice that they had. All diplimatical options that they had ceased to stand a chance against the tyrant Britain. From the very beginning when the colonists felt upset against their mother country and the way that they went about the law making, up until the beginning of the war, they tried all diplimatical options that they had, by sending letters, you name it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Walking Dead and Game of Thrones

- The two TV shows which I have chosen for this topic are The Walking dead and Game of thrones. The Walking Dead: The main protagonist in the film is the deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes who has been shot and when he wakes up he finds himself in a post apocalyptic world in which zombies are everywhere. He gets out on a search for his wife and son and reunites with them later. He finds out that there are many survivors just like him who must fight each other and the zombies in order to survive. It is a TV series and most of the locations shows in this series are out in the environment and everything looks like a ruin....   [tags: TY shows]

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Walking Away From Injustice

- This fictional story attempts to contradict the narrative that grave inequality is a necessary condition for a prosperous and happy society to exist, and that the inequality is justified and that no one can do or does anything about it. The details of the story and very vague, which leave a lot up to the reader's imagination. For some undefined or nonexistent reason, a single child must remain in deplorable conditions. His misery is a required to ensure the happiness of the citizens of Omelas....   [tags: society, inequality, injusitce, rule]

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Waiting for the Next Episode of The Walking Dead

- If you are anticipating the newest episode of The Walking Dead each week, then you will love the movie World War Z. World War Z was released in the United Stated on the 21st of June, 2013 and was produced by several production companies, including Plan B which is owned by the leading actor, Brad Pitt. The movie grossed over 500 million dollars and is based on a book by the same title, written by Max Brooks ("World War Z (2013)"; Fleming Jr.). World War Z has all the makings of a good action film....   [tags: successful TV shows, story summary & analysis]

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The Issue of Capital Punishment as in the film Dead Man Walking

- The Issue of Capital Punishment as in the film Dead Man Walking In this essay I am going to analyse and explain how the issue of Capital Punishment is portrayed in the film "Dead Man Walking", a true story acted out. Before I proceed with this essay, I think it necessary to give some background information on Capital Punishment. Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the ordered execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a serious crime. Prisoners are kept in an isolated part of the prison, often-called Death Row, until the execution date....   [tags: Papers]

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Sister Helen Prejean's Dead Man Walking

- Sister Helen Prejean's Dead Man Walking Dead Man Walking was an autobiography written by Sister Helen Prejean. The novel tells about Prejean's life in dealing with her intimate journey through her dealings with capital punishment. Prejean was a Roman Catholic nun that worked in St. Thomas. She worked in a New Orleans housing project for black residents. In January of 1982, Prejean was asked to be a pen pal with a death row inmate named Pat Sonnier. Prejean accepted because she believed that the work seemed to fit with what she was doing at the time....   [tags: Papers]

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Moral Issues in film Dead Man Walking

- Moral Issues in film Dead Man Walking The film, which I am analysing, is 'Dead man walking' the moral issue, which is being dealt with, is capital punishment. The film was based on a true story, therefore we get a true view of capital punishment. The names used in the film are the real names of the people it was based on. The film is about a man who was involved in the killing of two innocent people and was in prison for six years before the prison decided to let capital punishment take place....   [tags: Papers]

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Healthier Living Practices

- Research has made it clear that healthier living practices need to be implemented in our daily lives. Health concerns have raised awareness and motivation throughout the world in recent years. An interest in more physically interactive public areas and spaces has been a proposed idea to the matter. The Chicago’s World Fair became a catalyst of sorts to organized, active and functional landscaping. Funding is provided from both state and federal agencies but has recently been an area of less concern....   [tags: Health, Public Spaces, Walking Environments]

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Montgomery Bus Boycott - Walking the Road to Equality

- The 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott may be sometimes characterized as furious African Americans who wanted equal rights to whites. Blacks began to get tired of the treatment they had been receiving throughout the years. The laws stated that blacks should never sit to the front of the bus and if whites wanted to sit, then the blacks should move to the back. African Americans of Montgomery, Alabama were tired of segregation and being mistreated and they wanted to do something about it. The Montgomery Bus Boycott is still known to be an important civil rights movement in history, and it came about by the arrest of Rosa Parks, the organization of boycotts by Martin Luther King Jr, and the organizati...   [tags: Rosa Parks, montgomery, segregation]

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The Waking, By Theodore Roethke

- Theodore Roethke 's "The Waking," is a villanelle, and is made up of five tercets and a quatrain. This villanelle is made up of only two rhyme schemes, two lines of the first stanza alternate repeating with the last line of each tercet and are joined together in the ending quatrain. The two most important lines of the poem are "I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow” (Roethke 1) and "I learn by going where I have to go”(3) These two lines create the meaning of the poem. They are both mentioned throughout the poem connecting each stanza of the poem....   [tags: Poetry, Meaning of life, Stanza, Life]

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Waking in the Middle of the Night

- It happens more often than not- waking in the middle of the night. As I become conscious of my surroundings, I am filled with a sense of foreboding. The soft hisses and puffs escaping my loved ones lips while deep in the throes of sleep provide the only distraction from the all-encompassing silence. As I strain to hear the sounds of life surrounding me the ominous sensation of being alone, abandoned, is ignited within me. It feels as if my loved one have left and gone to somewhere that I am no longer welcomed and I must stay behind, long forgotten....   [tags: night,]

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Waking up too early is unhealthy

- BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. You’re familiar with that sound, it’s the sound of you’re alarm clock. It’s really hard for kids to wake up to the sound isn’t it. It’s not even good for them either. Yet, kids, whose appetites for sleep are the biggest, have to wake up as early as 6:00 a.m.. It’s crazy how they, the school boards, set the system up. And bus drivers, who also have to wake up quite early, might be having problems waking up. Even if they don’t, someone behind them might be and that puts the whole bus at risk....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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Waking Up At 4 : 30 A.m

- Waking up at 4:30 a.m. is not every young man 's idea of spending a Saturday morning. Saturdays were always different in my family. My grandfather and I would wake up early and enjoy a great homemade breakfast that my grandmother made. We would spend an hour getting ready, preparing our rifles, and masking ourselves with the scent of doe urine. This was our tradition, and we stuck to it, but one Saturday holds a special place in my heart. My grandpa and I decided that this was my morning to kill my first deer....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, KILL, Deer]

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Those Winter Sundays By Robert Hayden And My Papa 's Waltz

- A Father’s Love The poems “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden and “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke contain a multitude of different symbols, diction, and figurative language that contribute to the themes of the poems. Although the themes are not identical in the two poems, they contain a basic gist that unites the theme of love and admiration between child and father. The fathers in both poems are extremely similar, described with blue collar, industrial characteristics and a unique way of displaying affection....   [tags: Poetry, Love, Theodore Roethke, The Waking]

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Short Story About Waking Up in a Tree

- I felt a throbbing pain in my head and this funny sensation all over my body. My brain felt like it was boiling, then freezing the next second. I tried to move my body slowly but there were like sharp needles poking my body. What is this bulky thing that I am resting on. I tried to straighten my body but felt like I was going to fall down. Feeling a little unbalanced, I reflexively gripped the bulky thing and quickly tried to open my eyes. Everything looked a little blurry at first, but it was so green all around me – leafy green, with glaring yellow light shooting through it....   [tags: Dizzy, Headache, Dream]

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Experiences Of Walking And Jogging Course

- Experiences of Walking and Jogging Course When I discovered that exercise courses are a required part of a degree programs I was less than thrilled. I decided to take walking and jogging because I reasoned everyone can walk. I was unaware of how much adding a walking routine to my schedule would change my everyday life. Since starting this course I have noticed some health improvements, found a way to get my family involved, and learned to schedule exercise into my basic routine. One of the benefits I have noticed over time is a gradual amount of weight loss....   [tags: Obesity, Exercise, Weight loss, Sleep]

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A Research Method Of Walking

- Walking has become an important research method that presents sociologists an opportunity to experience the urban landscape. Walking allows one to broaden the mind, and while experiencing the uniqueness of one’s environment. Unlike other methods, walking allows the researcher to interact with the people in the specific urban area and establish connections with them (Shortell, 2016). Before entering this exercise of walking as a research method for urban practice, the contemplation of my ability to endure the amount of walking needed for this research is disconcerting....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, The Bronx, Walking]

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I Am Walking Towards The Coast

- Introduction “I am walking towards the coast, and I see a group of people arguing. I cannot hear anything, but I can hear the tone of their voice. I know this is the Caspian Sea, but I do not know why because I know Caspian does not have any shore like this. I get closer to hear what are they talking about. It is about a girl and a boy ran away together with a boat... I am in a boat, moving towards the Willow tree curtain leading me to the other side, where I can see the Caspian’s horizon. They are on the other side, now I know this is not reality, it is a dream....   [tags: Dreaming, Dream, Sleep, Unconscious mind]

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Not Waving But Drowning By Stevie Smith

- “Not waving but drowning” is a poem by Stevie Smith about a man who is drowning but the people watching believe he is waving at them. This is symbolic of someone drowning in their own mind, but everyone around is fooled by the smile on their face. Smith battled her own physiological problems, she thought about suicide at the age of 8 and struggled with her father abandoning her. The poem is only 12 lines long and has almost a humorous tone considering the horror of watching a man die. The poet has little sympathy for the victim and uses the word “cold” numerous times....   [tags: Madrid Metro, Metropolitana di Napoli]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Not Waving But Drowning '

- Depression is an epidemic in our society and a misunderstood one at that. Due to a lack of quality communication, countless people suffer in silence, believing that no one is listening to their cries for help; when their cries are finally heard, they are misinterpreted or ignored. The constant struggles faced by those with mental illnesses and society’s inability to understand those afflicted, are the two themes in Stevie Smith’s poem “Not Waving but Drowning”. The main character in the poem, the dead man, still yearns for the attention in death that he was denied in life, so that the true cause of his demise may be revealed....   [tags: Meaning of life, Poetry, First-person narrative]

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Analysis of Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton

- Analysis of Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton Mattie Rigsbee is the main character in Clyde Edgerton's southern style novel, Walking Across Egypt. Mattie is a seventy-eight year old widow with two middle-aged children. Living alone in a small house, she makes sure that everything is taken care of. She cooks, cleans, mows the lawn, and takes up numerous responsibilities with the church. She is a very caring person with many friends and a family that loves her dearly. At the time this novel takes place, Mattie is at a turning point in her life....   [tags: Clyde Edgerton Walking Across Egypt Essays]

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Matthew 4 : 18-22 And Jesus, Walking By The Sea Of Galilee

- Matthew 4:18-22 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him. And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him....   [tags: Saint Peter, New Testament, Jesus]

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The On The Path And Walking It

- There is a difference in knowing the path and walking it.  All Waiest practitioners should know this by heart so you can seize opportunities and so you can meditate on this daily to heighten your sense of awareness and enlightenment.  It will also help you to share the vision so you can explain what Waiest is and actually show knowledge in what you practice, helping us to further our cause.  The Waiest Arts - The Art of Your Journey - The Power of You.  The Waiest Chi Monk ~ I am a Waiest. This is not a label....   [tags: Psychology, Mind, MONK, Philosophy of mind]

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Blood Pressure

- Distance Other studies have attempted to measure the effect of distance on blood pressure response in order to find if there is any correlation between distance and a significant blood pressure reduction. One of these studies (see Moreau et al, 2001) involved 24 sedentary post-menopausal American women (15 in the intervention group ) with high blood pressure. The results found that, after a 2-year walking programme, that there was a statistically significant drop of 13 mmHg in the systolic blood pressure of those participants who were taking anti-hypertensive drugs and of 11 mmHg in those not receiving medication, whereas there was no difference found in their diastolic blood pressure and in...   [tags: Health, Diseases, Walking]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Singin '

- “Singin’ all my songs to bedroom mirrors, deep inside my heart I’m still here.” Sitting in my friends living room, three of my friends gathered on new year’s eve listening to Andy Biersack. My favorite heartthrob was 25. I carefully watched the screen while tuning into the words. “We’re always runnin’ away and we don’t even stop to think about it. The world’s in our hands, yeah, they don’t need to understand. We do it our own way, no matter what they try to say about it. We’ve got our own plans, yeah, they don’t need to understand.” By the time the song finished I was bouncing in my seat with excitement....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, Hotel, Luggage]

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Black Humor Through Poetry in Stevie Smiths Not Waving But Drowning

- Black Humor Through Poetry in Stevie Smiths Not Waving But Drowning In the poetry of Margaret “Stevie” Smith (1902-1971), life and death are constantly being juxtaposed. For Smith, life was usually a painful or tedious experience and death a blessed escape from its misery and futility. Having had a religious upbringing, she is also much preoccupied with God, but cannot accept traditional Christian teaching about redemption and heaven. Death is seen as an end, rather than a beginning and a relief, instead of a gateway to a reward....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Moon and Tides Observation

- ... The line that separates the illuminated portion of the Moon from the unilluminated portion is called the lunar terminator. The Moon’s phases change in respect to the position of the Earth, Sun, and Moon. The lunar month, or the period it takes to cycle through each phase and back again, is 29.5 days (synodic month). The lunar phases are new moon, waxing crescent, first-quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning gibbous, third-quarter (or last-quarter), waning crescent, and new moon. The new moon is the first phase of the lunar cycle....   [tags: phase, waxing, shadow]

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The Walking Tour And A Outing

- There is a thin line between a good walking tour and a mediocre walking tour, this thin line consists of the walking tours structure and its appeal to the audience. France is a location booming with culture with many of its cities highly rated on many traveler lists, but one takes the cake, Tripadvisor.com has rated Paris, France as its #1 traveler’s choice of 2015. There are so many things to do in the capital of France, the beautiful city of lights, ranging from The Eiffel Tower, The Musee du Louvre, The Musee d’Orsey, The Arc de Triomphe to the Notre Dame Cathedral....   [tags: Paris, Louvre, Tourism, Notre Dame de Paris]

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The Effect of Walking on Blood Pressure

- The Effect of Walking on Blood Pressure Walking is one of the oldest means of transport known to mankind as well as a more physical activity undertaken by the majority of people in their lives. Walking has become an interest field for researchers, where there is evidence to show how walking can help in the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal diseases, hypertension, breast cancer, colon cancer, depression, stress and obesity. It has also become a major recommendation of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Center of Disease Control (CDC)....   [tags: Health, Diseases]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Walking Dead '

- In America, television producers greatly enjoy creating thriller and suspenseful shows that will have their audience off their seats wondering what will happen next. The television show The Walking Dead is a perfect example of that. The Walking Dead is a television series that follows the story of an infectious disease that began to spread all around the world killing many people, but surprisingly they become a killer zombie when they awaken again. The main protagonist of the film is Rick Grimes, a police officer who has been shot and was sent to hospital before the disease came about into the world....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Sociology]

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Walking With God By Ezekiel

- WALKING WITH GOD INTRODUCTION When I was asked to lead this session, I was shocked but fortunately, prepared. I was doing my personal study on the book of Ezekiel. I was provoked to read the book of Ezekiel because of the series of events taking place all over the world. Initially, I was led to chapters 37-39 of Ezekiel, but with everything it is important to have some foundation or solid context in place to get a thorough understanding. The central themes in the book of Ezekiel are: God’s Holiness, Sin, Restoration, Obedience, Worship, Leadership and God’s judgment....   [tags: New Testament, God, Books of the Bible]

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The Movie ' The Walking Dead '

- The Walking Dead is a phenomenon. Some may find it gruesome, some might find it silly. Others may actually take it a little to literally, however, there is one thing that can be agreed on, it is addictive. Fans have grown to almost feel like the characters are part of their extended family, and as such, do not want to see someone pivotal die. It is coming though, and fans know it. But who will die. Who should die. While the series is based on the comic book, it should be known that there have been some major changes to the story to make the show more visually entertaining....   [tags: English-language films, KILL, Death]

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The Walking Dead By Carl Grimes

- From the beginning of our lives, we are constantly overcoming challenges. Challenges ranging from a baby being hungry, or a middle school kid not being able to get the latest gaming device, or a college student doing their psychology paper the night before it is due. However, the manner in which these people deal with their challenges differ. The baby that is hungry might cry, while the college student will understand that he has to do his paper, no matter how many hours of sleep he loses. The development of how people deal with their hardships shows the vitality of developmental psychology....   [tags: Adolescence, Developmental psychology]

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Walking, An Act Of Meditation

- Walking, an act of meditation. Three deep breaths, clear the mind, be one with the body. As I stand here thinking about which direction to take I notice the shoes on my feet feel soft against the soles that hold my weight. My head is throbbing from the stress of everything I still need to do for the week, but I push those thoughts aside. A growling starts in my stomach, it’s Tuesday on campus and the scent of taco meat is heavy in the air. I take the first step feeling a much-needed pop in an aching ankle and the tension slowly fades....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Left-wing politics]

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The Walking Drum by Lous L'Amour

- In The Walking Drum by Louis L’Amour the character Mathurin Kerbouchard is in search of his father. In the beginning Mathurin has an abundance of gold coins and tries to figure out where his father is. He goes on a boat and asks if they knew him. He didn’t have luck and is brought onto the boat as a slave. He convinces Walther, the captain, to let him be the pilot. He wants to go to Cadiz and finally persuades Walther to let him drive the boat there. In Cadiz he sells the boat while everyone is gone to a merchant named Ben Salom....   [tags: character analysis]

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Walking With A Hunched Back

- Walking with a Hunched Back. What It Actually Is. The spine is the most important structure of your body. The spinal region of your body supports your body by holding itself up and is able to process information from the brain to the spinal cord giving us coordination, function, and feeling. When back posture goes awry this condition gets worse and causes inflammatory back pain it is referred to as Ankylosing Spondylitis. Ankylosing Spondylitis is an inflammatory auto-immune disease that can cause some or all of the spinal region to fuse together....   [tags: Nervous system, Neuron, Rheumatoid arthritis]

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Walking Into The Antelope Valley Museum

- Walking into the Antelope Valley Museum for the first time was breathtaking. I felt as though I had just walked into the home of a true Native American Indian. I could literally smell the history in the air, it smelled of dust and clay. With my first step through the door, I immediately looked up at the ceiling and noticed the most wonderful decorative paintings. I experienced many different native paintings, handmade artifacts, and spiritual clothing. The walls were covered with information regarding many different tribes and their many artifacts....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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My Experience At Aurora Hills Middle School

- I was first starting 6 grade at aurora hills middle school, also known as a jail school for the lack of windows it held. Around this time, i entered a whole new world of experience. Six classes at once for 6 days, new area, new students and teachers. I revised my first phone. A flip phone. This was big for me. i felt as if i was a symbol showing that my parents now have more trust in me. The phone’s purpose was a sense of security to have to know their kid is safe. A backup so to say if something happen at the RTD....   [tags: Debut albums, Walking, Public transport, Bus stop]

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Short Essay : Walking On Walking, By Stephen Hester And David Francis

- For most people, especially those who live in the city or suburbs, walking appears to be a mundane every day activity that people use as a form of locomotion to travel from point A to point B, in order to make places accessible and traverse the environment. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent to the everyday sociologist that incidental walking can also be a way of understanding and interpreting the social world when walking in an everyday sense. Alternatively, walking is also a way of life that some people have little or no choice in, and is a method to create stories and produce meaning within the walking they do....   [tags: Sociology, Research, Ethnomethodology]

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The Walking Of The Homeless People Discuss The Three Modes Of Walking That The Participants Reported

- In both research articles go into detail about their own theoretical perspective t. One talks about the social processes individuals go through, while the other research article on the walking of the homeless people discuss the three modes of walking that the participants reported. The authors Stephen Hester and David Francis (2003) go into a lot of detail when analysing the visually available mundane order and talk about many of the other social processes that individuals use while understanding the social order when walking....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty]

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The Importance of the Sleep Walking Scene in Macbeth

- Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's problem plays which have puzzled the critics all over the years. It is compact and full of significant scenes, and it has two important characters, Macbeth and his wife. It is a clear study of human nature, which I personally think Shakespeare had mastered. The final act opens with the sleepwalking scene and this scene is of great significance because it reveals the true nature of lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is one of the enigmatic characters. Once she is a woman made out of steel and suddenly she collapses; she returns to be a gentle wife....   [tags: European Literature]

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Using A Cell Phone While Walking

- When you look around, wherever you go, you are seeing someone’s face lit up not on the basis that they are joyous but due to the light of their phone. Most people you see have their cellular devices out talking, texting or using social media and not being genuinely sociable to the people they are with at that moment. In 2010, more than 1,500 pedestrians were estimated to be treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to using a cell phone while walking (Grabmeier). Now, imagine if you or a loved one was walking down the street and were using a cell phone and had gotten hurt as a result that you/they were distracted....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Text messaging]

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No Walking On Your Feet ' The Doctor Ordered

- “No walking on your feet” the doctor ordered. I’m confused by the doctor 's orders, I wheeled my chair out of his office. From there I rolled down to the boardwalk. I sat, alone, watching the ocean waves crash against the shore. While I watched the sun slowly set on the ocean. The waves were pounding the shore with the rhythm of my beating heart. I was beginning to realize the ramifications of living in a wheelchair, no dancing; no high heels; no hiking; no beach-combing. The waves rise up, curl, then crash; drawing back into the sea....   [tags: Homelessness, Homeless shelter]

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My First Time Walking Into Class

- My first time walking into class, I had no clue what Composition II was about. Professor Ratcliffe explained the purpose of this class which was based on argument writing. She explained how logos, pathos, ethos, and kairos would strengthen our arguments on topics related to the environmental science field. During high school, I had a general knowledge on what these elements were, but I never realized the purpose of them until I came across persuading an audience in Comp. II. Throughout the fall semester, I learned where I struggled the most and what my strengths were, yet I still have more improvement to grasp on before my weaknesses can eventually become strengths....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, The Animals, Logos]

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Graduation Speech At The Georgia Dome At Two O ' Clock

- Graduation Day There is one moment that stands above all others in every child’s grade school career, and that is their graduation ceremony. The event that every freshman looks forward to from the moment that they step into high school. Don’t get me wrong, people have the most memorable times while in high school, I know have, but it will be a roller coaster experience for all. Nevertheless, it is just something about the anticipation that every teen has to finally be on their own and not having to follow their parents’ rules and orders every day....   [tags: High school, Graduation, Academic dress, Walking]

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The Dark Side Of Black Mist

- Black mist wrapped its self around me, causing my exposed skin to tingle. I should be scared I should be trying to run away but the smell that came with the mist was far to inviting. It was the sent of a man that could be my other half. The mist was almost completely around me when I caught the scent of death. That smell brought me back to the danger I faced. I started to fight to get away but arms had grown out of the mist and now held me against a well muscled chest. I could feel his breath on my ear as he leaned down to wisper....   [tags: Debut albums, 2006 albums, Walking, Shower]

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Conquering Sainte Terre in Walking by Henry David Thoreau

- ... He treats nature as if it is the mirror image to of the soul and mind. Emerson believed that institutions diminished the values and passion of the direct experience gained from the real world engagement with society. The American scholar agrees with Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. He then finishes his article on The American Scholar by giving a description of the scholar's prospects and duties. Robert Matuozzi article focuses on The American Scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson. He quotes Emerson “Men have become the tool of their tools”....   [tags: american scholar, absolute freedom]

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Coping with the Zombie Apocalypse: Lessons From The Walking Dead

- Fear itself is seldom a cause of trauma in everyday existence, but having to face close-range interpersonal aggression is a traumatic experience of an entirely different magnitude (Grossman). During the initial outbreak of terror while everyone is scrambling to save his or her own life, survival mode kicks in and an individual starts to plan on saving one’s self. The need to be a powerful motivator drives an average person to do what any normal person would consider unthinkable. Abandoning monsters plaguing the entire world, helping others in need, or deciding to save one’s self is a decision that will be made....   [tags: Traumatic Experiences, Community Survival]

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Matthew Book: Jesus Walking on Water Symbolism

- The book of Matthew talks about Jesus walking on the water. There are a few ways that people explain the passage. Some people try to explain away the miracle. We are going to discuss both these ways. First of all, there are several ways that can explain the passage. The first way is that everything has a symbolism. The ship is Israel, while the disciples are the remnant. Jesus going to pray is like Jesus dismissing the Jews for a time and leaving them for a time. The waves are the the nations which toss about those that around them, with the help of the waves of persecution....   [tags: bible book, matthew passage, jesus]

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The Walking Woman, And The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- Several texts, including but not limited to, Queen Elizabeth’s On Monsieur’s Departure, Mary Austins’ The Walking Woman, and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman explore the betterment of women writers and their texts in society. Betterment, another word for progression, in this case means where women started at the beginning of their texts and where they stand at the conclusion. However, progress does not happen overnight. Instead, it took a great deal of motivation for changes to occur....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Woman]

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