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Inherit the WInd

- It has come to my attention that you are in search of another potential Oscar-winning role. With your eminent success in the 1988 film, Inherit the Wind, for which you were nominated for an Oscar award, I have found it most appropriate to search for a role in the same genre. With that being said, I had Paramount Pictures fax over role opportunities for their upcoming project, the film adaption of Henrik Ibsen’s play, An Enemy of the People. Paramount’s casting manager believes that you will be a perfect fit for the main role as Dr....   [tags: Film, Paramount Pictures]

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Inherit the Wind

- Inherit the Wind is about a 24-year-old teacher named Bertram T. Cates, who is arrested for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution to his junior high-class. Some high-profile Hillsboro town’s people press charges and have Cates arrested for teaching evolutionism in a stringent Christian town. A famous lawyer named Henry Drummond defends him; while a fundamentalist politician Matthew Harrison Brady prosecutes. The story takes place in Hillsboro, which is a small town in Tennessee. Cates is merely trying to teach to his class that there is more to life than just what the Bible teaches....   [tags: Creationism vs. Evolutionism]

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Installing Wind Power Facilities: Wind Turbines

- The use of land in installing wind power facilities vary substantially depending on the site: wind turbines placed in flat area mostly use more land than those located in elevated areas. According to Engr. Honra, one of the possible problems of using wind turbines is the area where the wind turbine will be installed, another is the wind velocity. According to Proefrock (2012), one of the biggest problems with regards to wind turbines is that it is not that efficient at low wind speeds. This is usually dealt with by evaluating the sites and finding locations where the wind speed tend to be high, so that the wind turbines will be more effective once it is built, but these locations are often i...   [tags: land, are, noise, health, velocity]

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Marketing Analysis : Inbound Marketing

- Inbound marketing is a relatively new concept when compared to its counterpart, outbound marketing. Inbound marketing was created as a solution to fill the needs of the times. Traditionally, the only way to reach your customer base was to put advertisements on the radio, television, magazines, or newspapers and cross your fingers that customers would find their way to your product/service. In contrast, inbound marketing evolved from the technology that is available to the everyday person. It is quicker, faster, and a more reliable type of marketing that ensures that the customer base you are trying to reach gets your message....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, World Wide Web]

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The Pros and Cons of Wind Energy

- Wind power is a form of solar energy. Wind is created by unequal heating and cooling of the earth from the solar energy. The energy from the sun heats up the earth causing warmer air to rise. As this occurs, cooler air rushes in to replace the warmer air creating wind. Wind energy can be generated into electricity producing natural power using wind turbines. Wind turbines convert the kinetic energy in the wind into mechanical power which can be converted by a generator into electricity. This energy generated by the wind is considered renewable energy....   [tags: Energy]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Willow Tree '

- light shines between the branches of the boudreaux 's willow tree, through the tiny bones of bird corpses strung high from extended branches like second leaves. at the trunk of the old willow sleeps the boudreaux 's only son, back pressed to the cold dirt. face turned towards the heavens, light casting shadows on the boy 's sharp features. the wind sings to him like hymns of a choir. it 's the closest to paradise the young boy will get, between the ominous visions and coffins of random strangers....   [tags: Death, Life, Willow, Wound]

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The Pros and Cons of Wind Energy

- As awareness of global warming is raised, many alternative actions have been taken to help prevent this problem. Wind energy is one alternative solution that we use today in our society to fight global warming. However, there are many people who are sceptical about how effective this method is. Is wind energy an important part of fighting global warming? Global warming is the increase in the Earth's temperature caused by human activities, such as burning coal, oil and natural gas. This releases gases such as: carbon dioxide, methane, and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Some people are very sceptical about how reliable wind is as a source of energy....   [tags: Global Warming, Fossil Fuels]

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The Increasing Use of Wind Energy

- ... More recently, there were increasing number of fatalities among the nocturnal creatures, such as bats. Human population can be affected by the use of wind energy. On one hand, wind power is clean energy that reduces greenhouse emissions, water pollution, and water use from power facilities. It translates into various health benefits for the people and preservation of thousands of wildlife species. On the other hand, bird fatalities resulting from wind turbine utilization can lead to negative consequences such as reduction of pollination and causing the population imbalance within the ecosystem....   [tags: solar energy, renewable energy]

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The Economics of Wind Power

- The dependence on power for society has been increasing for centuries. There is a need by society to utilize the power it generates for consumptive purposes. The amount of power and the type of power that is generated has been found to have conflicting effects on the environment. The environment is one of the biggest concerns that interest people when it comes to the kind of power that is produced. Environmental activist play important roles in helping to monitor and strives to support regulations by the government on power sources....   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell

- What is the title?: Gone with the Wind, an American classical novel and film detailing the love affair between an emotionally manipulative woman and a playfully mischievous man. Who is the author?: Margaret Mitchell, an American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 after publishing Gone with the Wind. What type of work is Gone with the Wind?: A novel that was later depicted in a motion picture. What is the genre?: Romance, historical fiction, and bildungsroman, or a storyline that carefully depicts the main character's maturation....   [tags: Margaret Mitchell, Analysis]

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"Ode to the West Wind" Essay

- The wind is one of the most powerful forces known to man. It can do things that man has been envious of and also terrified of throughout the centuries. It is no wonder why Shelley decided to write a poem of praise in its name. Shelley writes this poem with the speaker being a poet himself frustrated that he can not tell the world the things that he feels the world needs to know. Throughout the poem he continually is describing what the wind can do and what he wishes the wind could do for him. It may be better to describe Shelley before I try to interpret the poem....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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The Alternative of Wind Turbines

- In our current status, we have to be as economic as we can be. There is no money to be wasting and more importantly, no resources to be misusing. That means, we have to change from nonrenewable resources to renewable resources. For example, change from our traditional fuel, such as fossil fuels, to an alternative, which can be wind turbines. This will not only help us, but also aid the world as a whole. There is no pain in being economic. There are two types of resources for fuel and energy. These are nonrenewable and renewable resources....   [tags: renewable sources of energy]

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The Wind of Change, by The Scorpions

- Every once in a while there are songs that enclose a message that appeals to feelings of common interest as well as historical events. The interesting thing about these songs is that they give to the future listeners a perception of what was being felt about that specific moment in history. For instance, “The Wind of Change” by the Scorpions is one of the few songs that as far as I know do this. This song is about the historical changes that succeeded the downfall of communism as well as the Berlin wall....   [tags: Musical Analysis]

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Wind Turbine in Hurricane Conditions

- Methodology Problem: Avoiding failure of the braking mechanisms in wind turbine in hurricane conditions 1. Objectives The study aims to analyse the structural effects and operational characteristics of wind turbines during hurricane conditions, where wind speeds could range between 50-58 m/s for a category 3 hurricane [1]. A detailed study of wind turbine operation at high velocity will be carried out from available literature, more specifically, the braking systems being employed in the nacelle of the wind turbine and the related susceptibility to fire and mechanical failures....   [tags: maintenance, weather, methodology]

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Wind and Solar Generated Electricity

- With the call for an ecological conversion imminent, the need to adopt new techniques for power usage is more urgent than ever. As global warming as a result of Carbon Dioxide emissions becomes at the forefront of all environmental issues, the need for a global metanoia is encouraged. The breakdown of coal to create electricity becomes more and more frowned upon each day by environmental activists, the call for a greater proportion of alternative power such as wind and solar is recommended. The question is often posed as to which alternative energy source is leading the market in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and economy....   [tags: renewable sources of energy]

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Accuracy of the Film "Inherit the Wind"

- Inherit the Wind (1960) is a film directed by Stanley Kramer that is based on the play of the same name that debuted in 1955. The play was not intended to be an exact historical account of the famous 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial in Tennessee, and so the movie also contains various differences from what actually happened. The film allows the viewer to understand the basic concepts and outcomes of the trial, but there are many inaccurate details which make the trial of Inherit the Wind significantly different from reality....   [tags: Movie Review, Film Review]

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Kiteboarding: Let the Wind be the Guide

- Kiteboarding: Let the Wind be The Guide If a person enjoys extreme water sports, then kiteboarding is definitely something you will love to experience. Kiteboarding is a mixture of some of the most popular water sports today. Kiteboarding includes extremely fast speeds, awesome tricks and carving turns from other board sports, and the extreme jumps that provide big air that are not like any other of the water sports today (Wies). Kiteboarding includes many steps in the learning process and many types of equipment that are essential to help avoid the risks of unwanted accidents....   [tags: Sports ]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Gone With The Wind '

- As the history of the United States has progressed, the motivation for starting a war has varied over the years. Something that has been consistent throughout every war are the emotions behind the soldiers fighting it. This can be seen in the books Gone with the Wind and The Things They Carried, and the document Letter to Elmer J. Sutters. Gone with the Wind is a novel that is set during the civil war. During the second part, the protagonist Scarlett reads a letter that was sent by a confederate soldier named Ashley....   [tags: World War I, United States, World War II]

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Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell

- Hoanganh Taylor Nguyen Mr. Stephenson AP U.S. History, Period 6 31 May 2016 Gone With the Wind Gone With the Wind, written by Margaret Mitchell, inaccurately portrays time period during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and Reconstruction Era (1865-1877). Set in Clayton County, Georgia and Atlanta, Mitchell falsely depicts the rise of the feminism through Scarlett O’Hara, for it did not exist at the time. In addition, although she accurately maintains the historical background of the novel by providing details about the war and important figures, the portrayals of several key characters in comparison to those who lived in the actual time period are not realistic....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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The Way of the Wind by Amos Oz

- ... Shimshon had many strong beliefs, even those outside of politics and military. When he sired Gideon, he knew it wasn't his mother complete responsibility to raise him and he did what was not expected of men in the kibbutz, he helped raised his son. Gideon's mother is Raya Greenspan, when she married Shimshon, she was 23 and he was 56. three months after the wedding Gideon was born and all of their lives changed. Raya was not expecting Shimshon to take on some of the responsibilities of raising a child and when he did, Shimshon felt as if he was ignoring his other duties....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Gone With The Wind '

- There has been a pressing issue of the lack of diversity in mainstream media in front and behind the camera. For many years the face of Hollywood was white, occupying roles as actors, directors, screenwriters and other prominent positions in the industry. Due to racial discrimination in the 19th and 20th century Hollywood would would avoid casting African American actors, instead they would cast whites and paint their faces black which led to the term ‘Blackface’. However blackface died out in the 1930’s due to the negative connotations of bigotry and racism....   [tags: Racism, Race, White American, Colored]

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The Shadow Of The Wind By Carlos Zafon

- The bible avers that children have to live with the iniquities of their parents ( ). The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Zafón is a window into how the sins of parents impact the lives of their children. In the novel, Penelope, Julián, and Fumero all suffer from the sins of their parents. Penelope and Julián both suffer from the fornication in which both their parents were involved in to create Julián. For Fumero it was the sins in which his mother inflicted on him that made him comparable to a psychopath....   [tags: Father, Mother, Parent, Family]

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The Mysteries Of The Earth, Wind, And Fire

- Throughout time natives of various cultures have made their homes all over the world each with rich cultures and legends. It is because of these stories that help each civilization understand the mysteries of the earth, wind, and fire. Each different race having different origin stories for their reason of living gave them the feeling of purpose: the Aztecs believed that the gods gave their own blood sweat and tears to give humans the resources to live, the Romans believed that they descended from Romulus and Remus sons of gods, point of all this is that every race from around the world has stories....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Wind Blighted '

- “Wind-blighted letters barely visible on her flayed skin: Hyperion” I breathed, “It’s her,” (Oppel 13). This quote is talking about the exalted Hyperion. The Hyperion is an airship (zeppelin) that has great treasures inside. The main character, Matt Cruse, who is a shipmate on these airships, spots the Hyperion. Cruse is the only person on the planet earth who knows the coordinates to the ship. This is very bad because many people will try to kill or beat the coordinates of the Hyperion out of Cruse during the book....   [tags: Future, Prediction, Futurology, Forecasting]

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Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

- ... Gone with the Wind’s protagonist is the head strong and stubborn Scarlett O’Hara. Miss Scarlett is the spoiled, fiery tempered daughter of Irish immigrant parents who prospered in the agricultural society of the south. The story begins in 1861 when Scarlett was a young girl, a Southern Belle, born to privilege, and her most difficult decision is which beau to dine with at the afternoon barbeque. The reader follows her life as well as her moral and psychological growth as she braves the horrors of war, struggling to survive the apocalypse that destroyed all she had ever known....   [tags: epic tales, story analysis]

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"Absalom, Absalom!" and "Gone With The Wind"

- William Faulkner's classic Absalom, Absalom!, certainly ranks among the gems of twentieth century American literature and indeed is arguably the best Southern novel ever written. Indeed it might well be thought of as a metaphor of the Confederate legacy of the lost cause myth, which so desperately seeks an answer for how such a noble cause, championed by just and honorable men went down in utter collapse and defeat. For among the sorted affairs of the Sutpen clan lie the elements of destruction of Southern society....   [tags: legacy, South, William Faulkner, Margaret Mitchell]

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The Wind Up Bird Chronicle

- All relationships are dictated, changed, and motivated by a variety of factors. Communication can be the difference between success or failure in a companionship, or trust could solidify an already strong couple. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, a Japanese novel written in 1994 by Haruki Murakami, follows a young Okada who desperately seeks after his wife, Kumiko, after she fails to return home from work one afternoon. In his novel, Murakami restates consistently that the cause of Okada’s relationship to break down the way it did was due to the insecurities felt by Kumiko because of her past and the damage this has had on her, which is similar to the themes presented by Michel Gondry....   [tags: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind]

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Literary Analysis: "Inherit the Wind"

- Can moral obligations be blinded by religious views. For some, the sense of religious pride reigns stronger than the moral belief. In the beginning, citizens of Hillsboro from the novel Inherit The Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, acknowledged religion as something far more valuable than the moral truth. As the novel continues the prosecuting attorney, Matthew Harrison Brady, enters the scene which reveals the prejudice of the courtroom regarding the case of Bertram Cates. When Brady takes on the challenge, the exposure of excessive pride and boasting of recent cases won can be seen as a certain Dramatic Personality Disorder from a medical standpoint....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Win with Wind Energy

- Wind energy or wind power is the extraction of kinetic energy from wind and the conversion of it into mechanical energy. Man has harnessed the power of the wind for many centuries. Wind is a type of solar energy. The sun heats the earth’s surface and the warmer air begins to rise. Cooler air flows into the area below the rising air causing wind. The Egyptians utilized the wind as early as 5000 B.C. by attaching sails to propel boats across the Nile River. For many years sailing ships on the open seas were powered by capturing the wind with sails....   [tags: Kinetic Energy, Mechanical Energy]

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Factors of Wind Energy

- Wind Introduction Wind is created by temperature gradients , created by differences in heat received on the surface of the earth as a result of incoming radiation from the Sun. These gradients depend on the angle of the incident sunlight, as well as the characteristics of the terrain and are vital for the formation of specific regional climates. Land and water masses have different heat capacities which lead to an uneven heating of the planet’s surface. As there are different temperatures in different regions due to the aforementioned reasons, bulk motion of air molecules is created as the density of air changes with temperature, leading to concentration gradients and pressure gradient...   [tags: renewable, intermittency, biofuels]

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Wind Energy for America

- Imagine getting free electricity, or electrical company’s paying you instead of you paying them, today’s windmills just might make this possible. Windmills dating back as far as the 1400’s have been used to turn wind into useable energy for grinding and pumping. Today’s windmills turn turbines to make electricity. They are popping up all over the United States, but the United States is way behind other countries in the development of wind energy. Countries like Denmark, Germany and the United Kingdom are investing billions of dollars into wind energy, including off shore wind farms....   [tags: Renewable Energy Climate Change]

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Renewable Energy: Wind Power

- ... The diameter (d) of a typical wind turbine is 1.2 m. The circular area of a wind turbine is: 3.142 x 0.25 x d x d = 1.13 square meter. Hence, the total power generated from a single windmill is: 41.6 W per square meter x 1.13 square meter = 47 W Figure 1: Mean wind speed on year 2013, Putra Jaya (source: http://en.windfinder.com/forecast/putrajaya_lake) There is two types of wind turbine: horizontal axis wind turbine (HAWT) and vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT)....   [tags: clean energy, pollution, fossil fuels]

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Renewebal Energy: Wind power

- ... Other than that, wind turbines also doesn’t create any air pollutions. The winds are blowing stronger in the winter and which provides more electricities than usual, example it was usually provides 3% of the UK’s energy, but in winter it was able to provide 4%. That is because that the wind blowing harder than before, and each wind farm gets little bit more energy, and there are so many wind farm. Which could be a big difference than what usually happens. The running cost of the wind power are very low, and so that the electricity might be cheaper than the electricity that the fossil fuel provides....   [tags: fossil fuels, environment]

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Ocean Currents: Wind and Convection

- There are two causes of ocean currents: wind and convection. The more important of the two is convection. The act of convection in a fluid is the tendency of a heated part of the fluid to rise up due to the fact the it is less dense and it is replaced by cooler fluid which is then heated, rises up, and again replaced by cooler fluid. There has been plenty of recent research on the topic of ocean currents and convection, some of which might change the way we view the ocean. In this paper I will explain exactly what convection is, I will explain how and why it makes such a drastic effect in our ocean, and I will discuss the latest research that has been done on ocean currents....   [tags: Sea, Density]

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I Am A Second Wind

- She had managed for so long now to keep him far away while at the same time keeping him close in her heart. But now feeling his touch again, she knew she wasn’t going to be strong enough. Something in her was weakening. She would hate herself for it later, when the suffering began, but it was going to be almost impossible for her to deny herself the pleasure any longer. Would giving into him really be that bad. Becca looked up at him with a look in her eyes he had never seen before. Caleb tensed, wondering if this was the moment she was going to run....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Hand, Painting]

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Microburst and Wind-Shear Avoidance

- ... A temperature inversion forms near the surface at a very clear night with calm or very light surface wind .As we know , the wind just above the inversion may be relatively strong. As illustrated , a wind shear zone can cause airspeed fluctuations as an aircraft climbs or descents through the inversion ,As we know ,the aircraft most likely is either climbing from the takeoff or approaching to land when passing through the inversion ,therefore ,airspeed is low ,only a few knots is greater than stall speed .The fluctuation in airspeed can induces a stall precariously close to the ground .Wind shear in a zone between relatively calm wind below an inversion and strong wind above the inversion...   [tags: aviation, weather, pilot]

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Saving the Wind People

- “Bird I think it’s about time you earned your name.” Bird’s mother had mentioned to him only yesterday. The words echoed in his mind like the beat of the Indian drums echo through the sky. In the Wind Tribe in order to earn your name; you must do something to help the tribe. Bird has talked to his chief, Big Cloud, but all he said was to do something helpful. Big Cloud was an old man, and soon his son, Deer’stail would take his place. All Bird wanted to do was earn his name before his chief passed on....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

- There are different types of foundations in practise from the number of years in order to support the structures of offshore wind turbines, oil and gas industry and marine applications. Each foundation has specific applications depending upon the requirements such as sea bed conditions, different types of water depths, cost of construction, wind turbine size and various types of vessels required for the installation of foundations. The feasibility study of different foundations is carried out in order to provide the novel solution for the foundation of offshore wind farm in the Wash, UK....   [tags: Engineering]

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Wind, Fire, And Tectonics

- Long before humans inhabited the Earth, natural forces were creating what is known and seen on the planet today. Wind, fire, and tectonics are some of those natural powers. The force that is attributed to making some of the finest of nature 's art is water. Over millions of years water has been creating an intricate array of rivers, valleys and canyons. Flowing, rushing, carving and shaping, water seems to be an unrelenting force. With a force this powerful it only seemed right for mankind to find some way of harnessing this unstoppable energy....   [tags: Dam, Hydroelectricity, Three Gorges Dam]

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A Bat in the Wind

- A Bat in the Wind Assume you are a screenwriter in the year 2010. You have been commissioned to write a movie script about women's sports and current society. What is the theme. Who are the protagonists. What are the issues and how does the movie end. "A Bat in the Wind" Timeless themes of equality, truth and perseverance are presented in this heartwarming tale of one courageous softball player and the wiffle bat that she adored. It all begins one summer day shortly after Tegan's sixth birthday....   [tags: Movie Script Film Creative Papers]

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Wind Turbines

- Introduction: Wind turbines capture the energy of wind and transform it into kinetic energy that is then converted to electricity. Turbines are available in a range of sizes and designs and can either be free-standing, mounted on a building or integrated into a building structure (Pennycook, 2008). System types: There are basically two sorts of wind turbines: horizontal-axis design and vertical-axis design. Horizontal-axis wind turbines are the most common type used and can have various sizes....   [tags: Energy, Kinetic Energy]

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Wind Power

- Wind Power the Energy of the Future Introduction The writer will discuss the renewable energy properties of wind power and whether it is practical for sustainable development. The writer will contrast the positive and negative attributes of wind power and whether it has economical benefits. Wind power may be the future solution of the worlds growing energy problems. Wind energy is a very efficient source of generating electricity. In fact it can produce far more energy than other renewable energy sources....   [tags: Energy, Natural Resources, Economy]

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Wind Energy

- Wind Energy is a viable industry that has become a valuable energy source. The energy generated from wind is clean and efficient. The wind energy industry helps to ensure that electric demands are met, wildlife impact is minimal, the environment is not devastated, as well as creates new jobs during the construction of wind farms, daily operations, manufacturing components, and exporting components to foreign countries. Development and Costs In 1986, the National Renewable Energy Laboratories developed a wind resource assessment for the U.S....   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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Gone With The Wind

- Gone With the Wind The novel being summarized is titled Gone with the Wind, written by Margaret Mitchell. It was published in 1936, after it took her seven years to write, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937. Gone with the Wind was the only book Ms. Mitchell wrote and is an American Classic. Gone with the Wind was a story of men and women living in the south during the war between the states and of the south’s transformation after the war. The novel began in about 1861 at Tara and Twelve Oaks, two southern plantations in Georgia....   [tags: Summary Book Review Essays]

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Gone With The Wind

- Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was the American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her immensely successful novel, Gone with the Wind, that was published in 1936. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and often used the name Peggy. Her childhood was spent on the laps of Civil War veterans and of her mother's relatives who lived through the war and the years that followed. They told her everything about the war, except that the Confederates had lost it. She was ten years old before making this discovery....   [tags: Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell]

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Gone With the Wind

- Gone With the Wind This is a film about contrast. In the film clip, lagre amount of contrast can be found between characters, lighting, the way of how colour is presented, the way of how camera being placed, and the way of how shots being taken. Misc-en-Scene From the film clip (and the whole film), the colour image is strong on contrast, not only the colour of the settings, the furnitures, and the costumes, also the colour contrast of indoor and outdoor. In the film clip, the major colour is grayish, the tones contain grayish olive green, grayish blue ( Melanie’s costume), and grayish brown....   [tags: essays papers]

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Wind Energy Review

- Introduction As been a renewable energy, wind energy has been attracting great attention because of its low cost and less environmental impact over the past few decades. Wind energy is growing fastest as renewable energy sources become more competitive in the market due to developing technology and government policy which changes a lot with the increasing pollution caused by traditional energy industries. For hundreds of years, wind energy has been used by several different ways but not for electricity....   [tags: environmental impact, low cost]

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Wind Farm Restrictions

- Geography Research Paper Rough Draft Wind energy is really a converted form of solar energy. (Halacy) The sun’s radiation heats different parts of the earth at different rates. It is mostly noticeable in the day, but it also is available when different surfaces, like water and land, absorb or reflect at different rates. This causes portions of the atmosphere to warm differently. After, hot air rises, and that reduces the atmospheric pressure at the earth’s surface, and cooler air is drawn in to replace it....   [tags: Energy ]

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Wind Power: The Solution to Global Warming?

- President Barrack Obama addresses global warming, "We have to all shoulder the responsibility for keeping the planet habitable, or we're going to suffer the consequences -- together." (Leader). President Obama is explaining how more than one person or even nation causes global warming; hence, everyone needs to do their part to stop it and start healing the Earth. Global warming, an increase in the earth's atmospheric and oceanic temperatures due to an increase in the greenhouse effect resulting from pollution, is presently a major worldwide dilemma due to its influences on the endangerment of living organisms....   [tags: fuel alternative, fossil fuel, harnessing methods]

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The Wind Turbine Market and Wind Energy as a Long-term Source of Power Generation

- Over the past three years the global wind turbine market has seen explosive growth in terms of competitors, capacity investments, and project orders as the industry races to keep up with booming global demand. Scaling exponentially in nearly all dimensions including the size of turbines, projects, and buyers .The growth in the last few years was primarily driven by developments in China and the US, but other markets are also starting to emerge on the wind energy map, the industry is generating enormous opportunities for all players, as well as challenges to improve competitiveness and position wind energy as a long-term reliable source of power generation....   [tags: Market, Manufacturing, Plant]

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Wind Power: A Clean Energy Source

- Oil is a non-renewable resource, commonly used today for energy, but it will be gone by 2040 if people constantly keep using it (Rickard 5). Because of this, the people on Earth need to find an alternative. Wind is a great option for people. Wind energy has come a long way through the years. Wind power has advantages and disadvantages. To begin with, many people do not know the basics of the modern windmill, or how much they have improved throughout the years. A wind turbine is a machine that is used to change kinetic energy into electrical energy....   [tags: renewable energy, environment, environmental]

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Establishing Wind Power

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Wind Energy as a Replacement for Fossil Fuels

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Offshore Wind Power

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Renewable Wind Energy

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Clean Renewable Energy: Wind Power

- Wind power is a clean, renewable, non-defiling energy source that is ready to replace fossil fuels. Unlike fossil fuels, wind energy does not contribute to chemicals in the ocean, global warming, or acid rain. Wind power simply uses wind turbines to harness the movement of the wind. This movement spins a generator which creates energy. Affordable, clean, efficient, and beneficial, wind power is practically flawless. Despite the amazing benefits of this energy source, some citizens still criticize wind turbines for harming wildlife, even to the point of petitioning to remove them....   [tags: fossil fuels, global warming]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Power for Electricity

- Establishing wind power as a major source of electricity can be costly and can have many disadvantages; however, there are many important advantages that can come from wind power as well. Buying and installing a wind turbine is expensive. The cost to install a small “household-single turbine” can be up to thirteen thousand, five hundred dollars. One popular home wind turbine is the Skystream. With this turbine, home owners would need to make thirty-five cents to forty cents per kilowatt-hour in order to make the amount of money it cost to purchase this turbine within the first ten years of owning the turbine that is estimated to last for roughly twenty years....   [tags: turbine, cost, maintain, project, time]

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The Importance of Wind Turbines for Renewable Energy

- ... Low-mass materials are also ideal in order to control blade weight. [5] Larger blades with larger weights are constrained by gravity and will experience greater axial and tensile stresses. Finding the best size and material for rotor blades depends on the purpose of the turbine. Smaller power demands will reduce the need for larger blades and taller turbines. Linking the rotor blades to the electrical generator is the turbine shaft. When the rotor blades spin, the shaft spins as well. The rotational energy that the blades produce is transferred to the electrical generator that is housed in the nacelle....   [tags: blades, rotation, power]

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Ode Of The West Wind By Percy Shelley

- Ode to the West Wind In his writings, Percy Shelley strays away from neoclassical writing and writes some of the greatest Romantic Literature of his time. Using this new style of writing he uses metaphors, especially negative ones to further the message he’s trying to convey and to make to poem more readable and draws on the wind from the poem for inspiration in an unconventional way. 0 Percy Shelley was born in 1792. He studied at Oxford, where he was later kicked out for writing an insulting pamphlet about Atheism that was directed towards the people in charge....   [tags: Romanticism, John Keats, Mary Shelley, Literature]

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Wind Power: Giving Back to the Environment

- The western plains of North Dakota have recently experienced a boom of a great magnitude. The oil industry has found great success from fracking in the region. This Fracking is producing considerable amounts of oil and natural gas. Although the region has seen great wealth from these fossil fuels we need to remember that they are pumping great amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere which is essentially destroying our environment. Taking care of our environment has come to the forefront of the power industry lately....   [tags: Fracking Essays]

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How Wind Turbine Improved the World

- ... 2. Pollution free (ECO friendly). 3. Reliability. 4. Most economical. STAKEHOLDERS 1. Domestic users 2. Commercial 3. Agricultural 4. Industrial CONTEXT DIAGRAM: Fig 1:The diagram shows the context diagram of a windmill SUBSYSTEM ANALYSIS INTERFACE MATRIX External Entities Interfaces Human Thermal Operator Structure Communication Contamination species Transportation Heat Loads Environment Heat Some Particles Controllers Manual Control Manual Control Manual Control Labor Maintenance Command Modelling Design the system Surrounding Heat Wide Place Machines Checking Heat Tests Loads Safety Birds Fig 3: Interface matrix of a mindmi...   [tags: windmills, electricty, energy]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Ode Of The West Wind '

- Daniel Willey once said that “I believe that the best advocates of a certain issue are the ones that fully understand both sides” (Quotes About Sides). (http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/sides) Even though he was discussing politics at the time, this statement holds true for many things. In the same way one needs to see both sides of a coin to fully understand it, sometimes a person has to look outside of one thing in order to find its true meaning. By reading both Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” and an excerpt from George Gordon, Lord Byron’s Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto IV the reader can gain a better understanding of each work as well as a more thorough grasp of Roman...   [tags: Romanticism, Poetry, Mary Shelley]

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Movie Analysis : Ride Like The Wind

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Wind Power's Power to Create Electricity

- ... During its transformation from these crude and heavy devices to today’s efficient and sophisticated machines, the technology went through various phases of development….The earliest documented design of wind mill dates back to 200 B.C. The Persians used wind mills from grinding grains during this period." (Sathyajith Mathew 2) By the 14th Century, Windmills were being used as tools to drain the Rhine delta by the Dutch. In the 1900s, the massive amount of windmills in Denmark was producing roughly 30 Megawatts of electricity....   [tags: eolic generators, renewable sources of energy]

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Ode of the West Wind by Percy Shelley

- Percy Shelley was a rebellious writer. Many of the things that he had written didn’t really follow the social standards of his time. Many times, he would call something out or introduce many ludicrous ideas. He also was a huge fan of William Wordsworth, a poet who thought the Industrial Revolution was ruining our connection towards nature. So, Shelley tended to follow this theme, except in a more rebellious way and Adam Kirsch agrees when he states, “Unlike the average radical, then, Shelley didn't just challenge social taboos; he openly violated them, living his personal life in accordance with unpopular principles like equality, women's rights, and free love.” (Kirsch, Adam)....   [tags: too a skylark, spirit, nature]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Ode Of The West Wind '

- Second, the terza rima scheme helps the narrator to express his thoughts. In A Defense of Poetry, Shelley states that there exists harmony between the language that poets employ and the sounds that are contained in each word because both sounds and thoughts are intertwined to convey the message that they attempt to represent (763). In other words, there exists a close proximity between the sense of words and their sound; it is the enchainment of both ideas and sounds that creates an effect of harmony....   [tags: Poetry, Poetic form, Meter, Syllable]

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Operation Frequent Wind

- Introduction Operation Frequent Wind was the largest helicopter evacuation in history. It was a continuous operation from 1400 hours on April 29, 1975 lasting through the night and morning of April 30, 1975 until about 0800 hours. Approximately 7,000 people were rescued and the operation was an overwhelming success (Summers 1995). Operation Frequent Wind was the last mission conducted before the fall of Saigon to the North Vietnamese. History The Vietnam War was from 1959 to 1975. Is was also known as American War in Vietnam, Vietnam Conflict, Second Indochina War, War Against the Americans to Save the Nation (Rosenberg n.d.)....   [tags: mission, vietnam, war, planning, lessons]

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Wind Power versus Hydro Power

- ... It is measured by a voltmeter and using a 5.25ohm resistor. By investigating generating environmentally safe power from water and wind it will help others and the earth to decrease the pollution,and a person can better understand how electricity can be produce from water and wind. “Using energy more efficiently through more efficient end-uses or through more efficient generation, such as combined heat and power, reduces the amount of fuel required to produce a unit of energy output and reduces the corresponding emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases....   [tags: renewable energy resources]

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Ode to The West Wind Poem Analysis

- Percy Bysshe Shelley was the definition of a Romantic poet. His philosophical ideals emphasized the importance of aestheticism and his poetry clearly portrayed the beauty and majesty of the natural world. Like many of his Romantic peers, Shelley’s own life was short, tragic, and full of hardships. Drowned in a boating accident before the age of thirty, his one desire that his words would impact and inspire did not become a reality until long after his departure. In his poem, “Ode to the West Wind,” Shelley uses symbolism, simile, meter, imagery, and many other devices to present the power of nature and the speaker’s hope for this power to become part of him in his mission to bring about ins...   [tags: percy shelley, romantic poet, poems]

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Australian Energy Production: Wind Energy

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Operation Frequent Wind

- The Vietnam War is known to be one of America’s toughest wars, starting in November of 1955 and ending with the “Fall of Saigon” in March of 1975. In 1973 all American combatant troops had departed Vietnam due to a peace treaty which only left a couple thousand Americans for humanitarian aid with only a handful of Marines for their protection. The North Vietnamese knew that with American military forces withdrawn, taking over South Vietnam would no longer be a challenge. As the North Vietnamese Army started migrating south the remaining Americans relied on the U.S....   [tags: Vietnam War, American Military, Conflict]

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Analysis Of ' Inherit The Wind And A Dolls House '

- Women’s decisions are often times influenced by the men in their life. Whether it is their husband, father, or an older brother, women sometimes act based on what would please the man in their life most. In the plays Inherit the Wind and A Dolls House, Nora and Rachel exhibit a strong attachment to the men in their life that causes them to lose their true self. Sometimes women get so caught up in trying to please the men in their life that they lose themselves. In the play Inherit the Wind, when Nora visits Bert in jail and is trying to convince him to give up on the fight she says “Everybody says what you did was bad”(Lawrence and Lee 8)....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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A Once Vibrant Life Gone With The Wind

- A Once Vibrant Life Gone with the Wind Paul Celan composed his feelings for his mother regarding both her life and her passing in his poem “Aspen Tree.” The entire work is a vessel for his emotions toward her early departure and comparisons of the life she lived with various objects in nature. However, one emblem in particular perfectly represents Celan’s idealization of his mother. It can be argued that Celan uses the dandelion to epitomize his mother’s life because it highlights his themes of transiency, the light of life within darkness, and the cheating nature of death....   [tags: Life, Emotion, Seed, Internment]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Where The Wind Leads '

- Fueled by Struggles Living the present to thank the past. Many traditional families have certain ways of raising their children, which accounts for much of the child’s future deeds. Traditional families, which include many of the minority groups in America, come from a hard life where they had to hide, run, submit, and endure. The struggles one generation before went through determines what type of standards and life expectations the future generations will grow up with. Vinh Chung addresses his personal life under tradition throughout his memoir, “Where The Wind Leads”, and he explains how it’s hard for Western society to comprehend....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Father]

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The Wind Blew And The Car Traveled Forward

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Racism in Divine Wind by Gary Disher

- ... For example; “Your abo is unreliable… he’ll collaborate. He’ll guide the japs through the bush” Morrissey to Alice. Morrissey and Alice have no real relationship, Morrissey is a military commander and Alice is responsible for derby (the aboriginal whom Morrissey is making the previous quote to) derby is Alice and hart Penrose family friend. This quote describes an Australia that is tarnished by hatred, conflict, distrust, equality dramas and racism. Therefore led to fear amongst people towards racial groups....   [tags: racial and equality issues, poem]

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University of North Texas Wind Symphony

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The Cold Wind Dried My Tears

- “I’m sorry.” were the only words that could escape my lips. The cold wind dried my tears. “But why Joelle!” He yelled making me jump. He’d never yelled at me like this, “I-I just can’t do it.” I said stumbling over every word that left my mouth. This wasn’t me who was talking this was someone foreign speaking now because I did want to let him go, I wanted to keep him here and forget all happened but this person speaking had other plans. He fixed his mouth to say something but nothing came out. He just turned around not say a word and headed down the street....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2009 singles, 2007 singles]

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Low-speed Circulating Wind Tunnels

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Analyzing The Wind

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