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Death and We Real Cool

- Death and We Real Cool "The sluggard’s craving will be the death of him, because his hands refuse to work" (Proverbs 21:25). The Bible makes a very clear statement in this passage as to how being lazy can be the cause of one’s death. "We Real Cool" is about seven African-American high school dropouts who want everybody else to think that they are cool. These teenagers explain how they stay out late playing pool, fighting, sinning and drinking. Though they think they have everybody else fooled, they know themselves that the destructive behavior they are taking part in will lead to their death....   [tags: We Real Cool Essays Gwendolyn Brooks Bible]

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Gwendolyn Brooks' We Real Cool

- Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool" The poem 'We Real Cool' by Gwendolyn Brooks is a stream of the thoughts of poor inner city African-Americans who have adopted a hoodlum lifestyle. Though many can have different interpretations of this poem, it is fair to look at the life and career or the works and influences of Gwendolyn Brooks. The life and art of the black American poet, Gwendolyn Brooks, began on June 7, 1917 when she was born in Topeka, Kansas. She was the first child of Keziah Corine Wims and David Anderson Brooks....   [tags: Gwendolyn Brooks Real Cool Poem Poet Essays]

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The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks' We Real Cool

- The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool" "We Real Cool" is a short, yet powerful poem by Gwendolyn Brooks that sends a life learning message to its reader. The message Brooks is trying to send is that dropping out of school and roaming the streets is in fact not "cool" but in actuality a dead end street. Brooks conveys her message in an ironic manner, which is presented in the title of the poem. Before actually reading the 10 line poem the first thing that grabs the reader's attention is the title....   [tags: Poetry Poems Brooks We Real Cool Poem Essays]

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The Black Counter-Culture in We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

- The Black Counter-Culture in "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks After reading the poem "We Real Cool," by Gwendolyn Brooks, most people think that Brooks is making an ironic statement. Most will read the poem and think that Brooks is being sarcastic by using simple language and in the end asserting that the seven pool players will die soon, or more broadly that all who speak in this manner will die soon. No doubt some people will see Brooks' statement "We/Left school" as the beginning of her disapproval of a lack of an education, and that the lines of the poem represent the thoughts or statements of the pool players....   [tags: Gwendolyn Brooks We Real Cool Essays]

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You're Not Cool at All

- While all the other children are in school learning, and being; for the most part, obedient and civil youngsters , the seven dropouts “being cool” at the golden shovel in the story “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks do not realize the amount of damage their doing to their futures by living the lifestyles they do. The work is a condensed yet concise statement on the recklessness of youth who are like cars without brakes in the frenzy of youth. They do not anticipate an accident awaiting them in their uncontrolled life....   [tags: We Real Cool, Gwendolyn Brooks]

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We Real Cool

- Introduction “We Real Cool,” perhaps Brooks’ single best-known poem, subjects a similarly representative experience to an intricate technical and thematic scrutiny, at once loving and critical. The poem is only twenty-four words long, including eight repetitions of the word “we.” It is suggestive that the subtitle of “We Real Cool” specifies the presence of only seven pool players at the “Golden Shovel.” The eighth “we” suggests that poet and reader share, on some level, the desperation of the group-voice that Brooks transmits....   [tags: Poetic Analysis]

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We Real Cool By Gwendolyn Brooks

- Poetry has been around for thousands of years throughout human history and has been used as a tool for telling stories from one generation to another. These short passages can describe love, cleverness, hate or war; one can find beauty in them and interpret them in their own personal way. Poetry as the Miriam Webster dictionary describes it “is writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm”....   [tags: Poetry, Vowel, Rhyme, Rhetoric]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' We Real Cool ' By Gwendolyn Brooks

- The poem “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks is a very interesting and clever writing piece. This poem open like a play, with the title, “The Pool Players. Seven at the Golden Shovel.” As we analysis the poem we understand that these seven pool players are at the Golden Shovel pool hall. As the word “Golden” reminds of us of money, sunshine, and youth, among other things. Its early summer, so it might be "Golden" outside, but we 're willing to bet it doesn 't look "Golden" inside the pool hall, which makes the name ironic....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Stanza, Gwendolyn Brooks]

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We Real Cool a Poem by Gwendoly Brooks

- We Real Cool “We Real Cool” is a poem that was written by poet Gwendolyn Brooks in the year of 1959. This poem states that the black young people in the United States went through to make a clear definition of themselves and tried to seek their values in the late fifties and early sixties, young kids knowing they are different from the society, so they started their abandonment from a young age, they give up school because they know they cannot be accept as other white kids, they were caught in things as rape, murder and robbery because that's the only thing the now to express their anger....   [tags: black young boys, native language]

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Poem Analysis : We Real Cool And Summer Words Of A Sistuh Addict

- ... Sanchez, contrary to Brooks, grammatically plays with words in order to describe the feeling of doping on heroin and to set a rather nostalgic, reminiscing tone throughout this poem. In line fourteen of the poem, the narrator says that doping “felt so goooood.” Of course, Sanchez could have simply used the word “good,” but simply saying “good” would have not accurately portrayed the heavenly feeling that the narrator experienced while doping on heroin. Heroin, to the narrator, felt just as good as a chocoholic savoring a chunk of Hershey’s scrumptious milk chocolate....   [tags: Madrid Metro, Poetry, Metropolitana di Napoli]

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Analysis of We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

- Poetry Essay “We Real Cool”, Gwendolyn Brooks The poem “We Real Cool” is a very powerful poem, although expressed with very few words. To me, this poem describes the bottom line of the well known “ghetto life”. It describes the desperate and what they need, other than the usual what they want, money. Without actually telling us all about the seven young men, it does tell us about them. The poem tells of the men’s fears, their ambitions, and who they think they are, versus who they really are. The poem begins with the word “We”, which is the only line in the poem that begins in this such manor, although the word “we” is repeated six more times throughout the poem....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Inspiring Rhyme of Gwendolyn Brooks

- In “We Real Cool,” by Gwendolyn Brooks, one can almost visualize a cool cat snapping his fingers to the beat, while she is reading this hip poem. Her powerful poem uses only a few descriptive words to conjure up a gang of rebellious teens. Brooks employs a modern approach to the English language and her choice of slang creates a powerful jazz mood. All of the lines are very short and the sound on each stop really pops. Brooks uses a few rhymes to craft an effective sound and image of the life she perceives....   [tags: Literary Analysis, We Real Cool]

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Poet, Gwendolyn Brooks Uses Social Issues to Connect with the Reader in “Fight First, Then Fiddle” and “We Real Cool”

- ... The phrase that she used was “ We Real cool”. I felt that the author focused cultural references such as language to catch the attention of the youth within the African American communities. Brooks wrote “We would skip school, yeah we real cool.” identifying that it is a young crowd because they are skipping school and chanting “We Real Cool.” I figured the characters she is talking about are younger because as an adult you often do not refer to being “cool” and skipping school and going to play pool....   [tags: culture, consequences, mistakes]

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To Accept and Define Death

- The word “death” is unique. In fact, we can imply both peaceful and horrific in it. Moreover, death definitely has a powerful message that nobody is ever prepared for it. We are not only unprepared at the loss of beloved one, but also the loss of our own life. The fear of death is related to the uncertainty of what follows death since nobody comes back to tell of an afterlife. Based on national polling in 1997, “Heaven is not just in your mind: It's a real place”, says 88 percent of a national sample of adults interviewed by Opinion Dynamics for Fox News....   [tags: fear, uncertainty, We Real Cool, poetry, symbolism]

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She Seemed Like a Cool Chick

- She told me she worked as a Senior Tax Accountant at a major company and that she graduated from a small university in the mid-west. She seemed like a real cool chick, she was flirty and keep touching me, so I knew what was up. She said she wanted to see me later though because she had an early morning and asked for my number. I like that she turned it on me, normally I asked for the number, but this was cool too. I gave her my number and asked for hers as she stood up she looked at me and said, “If I call you than you will have my number.” She gave me a million dollar smile, winked at me and walked away....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Superheros of Hope: Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke

- Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke are different men on the same mission. Despite their separate approaches, they stand for the same thing: reform and hope. Brubaker and Cool Hand Luke come across differently, by their actions, their positions, and their affiliation to the other prisoners. As the new warden of the prison, Brubaker could have been seen as just another person trying to inflict suffering and punishment onto the prisoners. Luke, being the new guy, is easily just another Newcock. The difference between these men and all the others is the hope of a better tomorrow....   [tags: filmography, 1960's movies]

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New York Real Estate Market

- How would you react if someone had told you on the streets of Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, “Make a wish, and your wish will turn into reality?” If luck by chance you had wished for owning a property at Gateway Plaza, a high-rise apartment complex on Battery Park City; your wish is just 1 millimeters apart. Inside the article, by Daniel Trotta, “Buyers rejoice: Manhattan home prices finally fall,” Trotta stated Manhattan brokers kept on stating prices are going up, while the prices were actually going down....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Is The Ultimate Real Girl?

- I’m sure a lot of us have, or have had that “I’m not like other girls” mindset. “I like pizza and fart jokes and reading and drinking tea,” we say to ourselves. We’re real. But what is so wrong with being like other girls. If you don’t like pizza or Netflix, does that make you not real. Are women who like salads and going out a night not real. Are they not complicated human beings like the rest of us. Do they not deserve the same respect. Who determines what “real” means. And why is it just a desired trait for women to have....   [tags: Female, Woman, Gender, Girl]

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Tips for Saving Fuel by Keeping the Vehicle Cool

- Keeping your car cool is one of the preferred ways through which you can save fuel. There are various car accessories available in the market which can be installed for less utilization of resources. The need to keep the car radiator cool is to avoid gasket exploding and overheating issues. Overheating of car engine can cause various problems which can empty your wallet. Handling out your car in certain manner will yield good result. Follow of certain tips will help a lot in keeping the engine cool....   [tags: auto, car]

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Resistance to Power in Cool Hand Luke, Afterschool, and The Matrix

- Throughout the semester, we have watched three films all in which there has been some sort of resistance to power. Cool Hand Luke, directed by Stuart Rosenberg in 1967, was a movie in which the main character, Luke, played by Paul Newman, has been forced to conform to a life in prison. Afterschool, directed by Antonio Campus, is about a boy named Robert, played by Ezra Miller, who is a sophomore in a prep school who happened to catch two girls overdosing on video. The Matrix, directed by Andy Wachowski in 1999, is about a guy named Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, who is a computer programmer by day and a hacker by night....   [tags: prison, control, resistance]

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Pop Culture Isn't Cool

- Pop Culture Isn't Cool From my point of view, Great pop music is an oxymoron. These days' people look to the media for the answer to everything, including what music to listen to, or in most cases what music to play in the back round. I'm not saying all pop fans are closed minded to the point where they listen to the music genre that is currently trendy in hopes of it helping them position themselves socially. I'm also not denying the fact, people like that are out there. In most cases, I think people listen to pop because for some reason they're not involved in another music scene, so it's all they know exists....   [tags: Papers]

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The Story Of Sarah Elizabeth

- Here lies Sarah Elizabeth Allchin. I will always remember the bright warm light that filled the room when she would walk in. Her hair was light blonde in the summer and a mahogany in the winter. She drew on her eyebrows and painted her face daily. She wore her posture with confidence and walked with a sway like grass in the wind. Sarah always made an effort everyday to do something new. When she died; she had 44 things crossed off her bucket list. I am not here to talk about how many trophies she won or how fast she could run a mile....   [tags: Love, Feeling, Emotion, Cool]

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Zombies are real!

- have you ever wondered if zombies were real. Or are they just another object to kill in video games. People can turn into zombies if they don't get enough sleep at night. Lifestyle, health, and the environment can all cause someone to have insomnia. A person’s environment will affect his or her sleep. The amount of stress someone is carrying, the temperature, and lighting all contribute to the sleeping environment. “Concerns about work, school, health or family can keep a person’s mind active at night, making it difficult to sleep....   [tags: Stress, Sleep Patterns, Insomnia]

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The Mass Of The Christ And Heaven Is For Real

- Introduction Christian symbols are no longer recognized by only the devout but by all consumers due to online and major retail outlets (Morgan et al., 2012). The expansion of religious, specifically Christian, symbols has saturated the markets making them an almost everyday sight to all Americans, whether they are Christian or not. Morgan et al. (2012) states that we are currently in a spiritual revolution due to the material and commodity based religiosity seen today. This specific spiritual revolution mentioned has stemmed from an increase in Christian literature and movies including, “The Passion Of The Christ” and “Heaven is for Real”....   [tags: Catholic Church, Christianity, Symbol, Religion]

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The Use of Features of Real Speech to Create Humour

- The Use of Features of Real Speech to Create Humour Introduction Features of real speech such as hesitation, fillers, pauses and false starts are not common features in scripted material. The main reason for this is that, in real life, these features serve the purpose of giving the speaker time to think about what they are saying before they continue talking. In scripted material this is rarely necessary because characters are only expected to say things that are relevant to the story in some way....   [tags: Papers]

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Locke, Barkley And Hume, The Real World

- Is there a real world. I believe so, but based the concepts of Locke, Barkley and Hume, the real world isn’t actually how I perceive it to be. Locke’s concepts outline the distinction between the two types of ideas produced by sensations. In this concept, there is a real world In Locke’s concept, there is a real world that is produced by sensations. From sensations there are two qualities that Locke elaborates on: Primary and Secondary qualities. The distinction between primary and secondary qualities, as defined by Locke, is made by the different kinds of ideas the qualities of the object produce in our minds....   [tags: Mind, Metaphysics, George Berkeley, Perception]

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Global Warming Is Real And Man Made

- Global Warming is Real and Man-Made Many Americans believe Global warming is a conspiracy or a result due to natural causes. With the constant media coverage on “Global Warming Hoax” and the countless attention counter-media-arguments receive, it is not illogical to give into this national misconception. However, if we examine Global warming with a scientific and historical perspective, we see that global warming is happening. Global warming is a result of greenhouse gases such as-carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbons, tropospheric ozone, water vapor- that absorb and trap heat in the atmosphere; which result in warming the planet....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas, Methane]

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Fast Food, The Real American Meal

- ... Currently, there are tens of millions of people suffering from obesity, in China, the number of diabetics is increasing by 3,000 a day, and that of hypertensive patients, who exceed 100 million, is rising at an annual rate of 2.5% . According to the Financial Times, the success of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and McDonald 's in China is the result of a transformation of China 's lifestyles, which are becoming more geared to speed and convenience. INDIA Any brand wanting to enter the Indian market should not be gazing solely this year to form their judgment decision." within the nearly 20 years since international fast food chains like McDonald 's 1st entered the Indian market, the client...   [tags: Fast food restaurant, Hamburger, Fast food, KFC]

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Facebook Friends: How Many Do I Need To Be Cool?

- If you don't have a Facebook account, you are a loser; either that or you live on a different planet. Facebook has over one billion active monthly users(Fowler). Facebook is one of the largest social networking websites in which “members…craft an image of themselves as they would like to be seen” by others (Reardon). You create a profile in which you share your favorite books, movies, music, quotes and any additional information you want with the world, all complete with your personal picture, birthday, relationship status, religious views and political affiliation....   [tags: Social Media, Social Networking 2014]

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Loving Classical Art (Before It Was Cool)

- We all miss the old days, and this fact has no exceptions. This longing is the reason we throw 90’s parties. I for one wonder what happened to the music in last 20 years that brought us from perfect music like REM and Pearl Jam to some awkward noise like Justin Bieber. In fact, such confusion and admiration for the past that people experience these days resemble the feelings of the people and the artists in the 18th century, including artists like Jean-Marc Nattier who painted Terpsichore, the Muse of Music and Dance (1739), and Sir Joshua Reynolds who painted Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces (1765)....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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What is Real?

- It has become aparent to me in the past few months that most people are not really thinkers. Most who read this essay will be lost, and will not comprehend many of the theories I adress. I cannot begin to understand why, but most people are not even the least bit curious about what in our lives is real. From where I stand right now, I know or believe to know certain things. I believe that this pencil is real. I believe this note book is real. I believe the people in this park are real. But, how can I know this....   [tags: Expository Essay]

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The Unreality of MTV's The Real World

- The Unreality of MTV's The Real World      “This is the true story, of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, and have their lives taped, to find out what happens when people stop being polite, and start getting real”(MTV). This marks the beginning of MTV’s reality show, The Real World. The show takes 7 strangers, puts them in a trendy luxurious home, taping them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for about 4 months. The cameras capture petty arguments, late night hook ups, and pure laziness. How could this not be real....   [tags: Media Television MTV Reality TV]

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Climate Change Is Real and We Need to Address It

- Climate change, no matter who you ask, is either real or a factious phenomenon that has been altering our planet at an alarming rate. With temperatures rising, weather events becoming more dangerous, and ecosystems suffering climate change can be viewed as a problem that is real. One of the places that is under the climate change gun, is a delicate ecosystem in Northern Minnesota. In Northern Minnesota two of the state’s biggest ecosystems come together and create a very delicate transitional zone called the prairie-forest ecotone....   [tags: environmental issues and concerns]

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High School Graduate in the Real World

- High School Graduate in the Real World With surprisingly minimal reluctance I face my new life. My heart is filled with excitement, while my mind teems with anxiety. Everything has changed. I suppose it really hasn’t, but it seems as if one little difference can make you feel like the whole world is turning inside out. I go about what will soon become routine for me without any second thoughts. Perhaps none of this has sunk in yet. I sit alone in a tiny cubicle only about five feet square and examine my new surroundings....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Fuzzy Logic Is a Way to Deal with Imprecise Concepts

- ... Already recognized internationally for his work with mathematical systems, Zadeh’s paper on fuzzy logic started a new phase in his career, and since then almost all of his publications have concerned fuzzy logic or soft computing (Zadeh). Fuzzy logic is a more realistic way of dealing with imprecise concepts, and thus it can be applied to imprecise situations in the real world. As Peterson writes, rather than dealing with true or false, “fuzzy logic deals with the degree of truth, expressed as an assigned value between zero and one....   [tags: real world, computing, analysis]

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Magic Realism: Friend or Foe

- ... “‘He's an angel,’ she told them. ‘He must have been coming for the child, but the poor fellow is so old that the rain knocked him down.’" The family of the child believed that it was a miracle and they housed him. In fear of the burden that he brought, they secretly wished he would fly away, and he did. “Elisenda let out a sigh of relief, for herself and for him, when she saw him pass over the last houses, holding himself up in some way with the risky flapping of a senile vulture.” The magic aspect of this short story kept the story alive, the detail of the ‘angel’ was astonishing....   [tags: image, real, world, fantasy]

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Victor Frankenstein: The Real Monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- Victor Frankenstein: The Real Monster Science is a broad field that covers many aspects of everyday life and existence. Some areas of science include the study of the universe, the environment, dinosaurs, animals, and insects. Another popular science is the study of people and how they function. In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dr. Victor Frankenstein is an inspiring scientist who studies the dead. He wants to be the first person to give life to a dead human being. He spends all of his time concentrating on this goal, and gives up his family and friends....   [tags: Frankenstein essays]

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The Themes Of Lewis Carroll 's Wonderland, One Can See About The Real World

- By looking at Alice in Wonderland, one can see that Lewis Carroll included the themes of growing up and life lessons because he was trying to teach the children he watched over real lessons about the real world. He was a man and knew how to communicate with children in a way that made sense to them. we will be looking at what he did and how he is still helping people ahev a great time to this day. Lewis Carroll had 10 siblings almost all of which were female. he was the second oldest in thefamily and took to rugby quite well....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Cheshire Cat]

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Essay on Global Warming: Is it a Real Problem?

- Think of a person riding downhill on a bicycle that has no brake on the wheels, and who knows that there is a large glass plate placed vertically somewhere across the way. The person is sensible enough to predict that if he continues to enjoy this ever accelerating ride, he is going to collide against the invisible glass plate in a short interval. But he is so deeply content on this ride that even after the knowledge of a certain accident ahead unless he jumps out of the bicycle, he is willing to go a bit farther for his personal fulfillment....   [tags: Environment, Global Warming, Carbon Dioxide]

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Terry Fox:: A Real Life Hero

- On July 28, 1958, an encouraging young man was born who will soon be Canada’s hero of altering the way of how people think and live. Terrence Stanley Fox grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and was a great basketball player and athlete, like all normal people he had a dream, he wanted to tried out for the basketball teams once he graduated from high school. One night, while Terry was driving home, he accidently crashed on to a pickup truck, he felt numbness in his right foot, but was too stubborn to go see a doctor, after finishing his basketball season; Fox woke up one morning with his right knee hurting intensely....   [tags: cancer research activist, athlete]

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Organ Donation: The Real Life Superheroes

- Do you want to be a superhero in someones life then you should consider being an organ donor. Why would I want to be an organ donor you may ask. Well for one after you die your organs could be used to help someone else live. Wouldn't that be cool, you could help people after you have passed on. You can be a organ donor at any age. You can also be a organ donor while you are still alive. The need is constantly growing for organ donors and it is very simple to be an organ donor when you die....   [tags: transplant, waiting, lives]

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`` Be Cool, By Christian Mcbride

- ... This lack of confidence in the opinions of others towards him provides proof that his popularity does not automatically create a perfect life in which he is loved by everyone. McBride recklessly states that if a person is cool, “You’ll see more. You’ll learn more. You’ll make better decisions. You’ll be happier,” (McBride, 160) but he is in no position to assume that people who are not his definition of cool will live an emptier life than those who fit his definition. Through his logic, McBride would assume that anyone who was an outcast or introvert in high school, college, or work lacks the ability to have a successful life....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Happiness, Cool]

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Memphis: A Rich Life for Any Budget

- Memphis is the greatest place to live. Often overshadowed by its sister city, Nashville; Memphis has much to offer its residents. The big city atmosphere offers countless opportunities for entertainment and activity. With its many beautiful neighborhoods one is sure to find the home of their dreams at the price they can afford. The cost of living is remarkably low; especially in contrast to the rest of the nation. It has noteworthy educational opportunities at all levels. It has an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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Real Life Uses for Metabolic and Digestive Enzymes

- Enzymes are protein based molecules that help to speed up reactions in other molecules. They cause reactions without being used up or changing after the reaction is completed. Enzymes are the body’s workers and they are produced by all living things. Enzymes are made of chains of amino acids. The amino acids are linked in specific ways to complete whichever job they were made to do. Each enzyme was built for a different job and will only work with a specific substance. The efficiency of enzymes is dependant on the temperatures that enzymes are exposed to....   [tags: metabolic enzymes, digestive enzymes, biology,]

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Movie Analysis : Cool Hand Luke

- ... You know, that, that Luke smile of his. He had it on his face right to the very end. Hell, if they didn 't know it 'fore, they could tell right then that they weren 't a-gonna beat him. That old Luke smile. Old Luke, he was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he 's a natural-born world-shaker.”. The film played every scene that Luke had done something rebellious, and which he was always doing with a smile. This showed that doing what he wanted to do, made him happy. When Dragline says, “he’s a natural-born world-shaker.” this is almost like describing a hippie that was in the counterculture movement of the sixties....   [tags: Human rights, Rights, Cool Hand Luke, 1960s]

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Film Review : Cool Hand Luke Directed By Stuart Rosenberg

- ... Their are sentenced to hard labor for numerous hours in different weather conditions (Carroll & Rosenberg, 1967). At Big Pine Key Road Prison in Florida, inmates are allowed to work on a road prison to get time off of their sentence. Captain Thomas has vehicles with radios to report any escapes attempts that occur (Florida Inmates, 1983). This seems to be more effective than the monitoring of prisoners in Cool Hand Luke where they have to continue to shake a bush while they are seeking privacy....   [tags: Prison, Penology, Cool Hand Luke]

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The Film Mean Girls: More Real Than You Know

- The film Mean Girls, directed by Mark Waters, written by Rosalind Wiseman and Tina Fey, and starring Lindsey Lohan as a lost teenage girl, is a hilarious movie about the new life of Cady Heron. After moving from Africa where she previously had lived and been home schooled for the most of her adolescent life, Cady is thrust into a new culture, town, and school when her parents decide to make the move back to the United States. In this laugh-out-loud comedy, the audience giggles along as Cady adjusts to meeting different cliques, falling for the most popular guy in school and becoming Queen B, while making a few enemies along the way....   [tags: enemies, high school, geeks]

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Ditch The Bank : Finance Your Own Way

- ... That 's why we offer owner financing for our properties with an easy payment application and no bank qualification necessary. Imagine living in a Cape Cod-style home with 989 square feet of living space to call your own. Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms and 1 bath, it offers a large living room and eat-in kitchen as well as a separate laundry room, central air and cable access. As you step outside, you 'll walk out into an oversized yard in the front and rear of the home, and as an added bonus, you 'll enjoy low-maintenance, easy-to-clean siding....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Rooms, Bedroom]

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Becoming A Real Estate Agent

- ... Although Ontario does not require a university degree to become a real estate agent, having an undergraduate degree in bachelor of commerce certainly helps. Since a real estate agent does not need a university degree, agents need to obtain a license instead. In Ontario, a major real estate agent company is Re/max, which helps agents advertise themselves in the hopes of gaining new clients. In the end, being a real estate agent is very eventful in the fact that the market is always changing and there is always competition in becoming a top agent in a certain area....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Real property]

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Distressed Real Estate and Foreclosure

- Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program In existence is $150,000, specifically set aside for the purchase of distressed real estate. This essay will outline a detailed strategy ensuring a maximum return in regard to the financial investment made on the home. Including a description of distressed real estate and foreclosure in addition to how utility can play a role in the decision-making process. Distressed Real Estate and Foreclosure Distressed Purchase Collateral for the defaulted loan. Distressed real estate involves making a distressed purchase....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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Investing in Distressed Real Estate

- A fast growing trend in today’s rocky real estate market; buy a house, flip it and sell it quickly to earn a lucrative profit. In today’s real-estate market you have to be smart about the purchase you make and do your homework. Choosing the right neighborhood, a home with good bones, a large lot, and quiet street are key factors in producing a profitable investment. Choosing a home in sketchy transitional areas and over improving for the type of market can leave a real estate investor with a property that stays on the market, causing the investor to loose profit and have to lower his asking price below market value....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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Distressed Real Estate Project

- Many Americans today live in conditions of urban blight, stranded in marginalized areas which are not viewed as attractive investments by developers. Yet properties in these neighborhoods can yield immense benefits to the developer’s pocketbook as well as his conscience. All distressed areas have characteristics to recommend them, if one is willing to take risks and reject myopic thinking these appealing aspects can be harnessed to generate profits and revitalize the surrounding community. One city struggling with vast tracts of neglected real estate is Buffalo, NY....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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A Career as a Real Estate Agent

- The most formidable aspect in real estate has to be maintaining one’s career. Although there are many agents in this career field, the competitive environment portrayed daily makes this career one that may prove to be unsuitable for the meek. Negotiations, persuasion, debate and often a frequent contest for supremacy in the agency are recurring tasks when trying to sell property to clients. One could think of this as similar to the board game “Monopoly”, in reverse. Rather than trying to own all the property around, these “players” attempt to sell as much land as they possibly can....   [tags: Real Estate Career Essays]

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Commercial Real Estate

- Commercial real estate is any property other than a single family home or a residential lot in a neighborhood. The commercial real estate market is handled very similarly industrial and residential real estate markets. The commercial real estate market goes through ups and downs just like any other investment market however investments into commercial real estate can be a very wise decision. Commercial real estate is similar to industrial and residential real estate in that when you buy it you are buying a building or land....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Cafritz's Icebox

- Early reactions to the proposed building were largely negative. The apartment complex’s proposed gleaming modern façade struck a dissonant tone with nearby homeowners, whose drab brick and wood homes would look backwards and outdated if compared to the new building. The conspicuous building materials would also stick out like a sore thumb on the Connecticut Avenue corridor, which is largely made up of brick buildings over fifty years old. The more urbane apartment building would seem out of place when surrounded by older single-family homes and understated brick apartment buildings....   [tags: construction, real estate]

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The Real Estate Industry Is An Industry

- The real estate industry is an industry that has been growing in the modern times today as trends are consistently shifting in the market and as people realize the importance it plays in the success of a business. Real estate is a principle that deals with property which has now been a source for many job prospects. Among a few of these jobs that have been influenced from real estate would be a property manager, property appraiser, and a real estate agent. These three careers will be further analyzed and explained throughout the paper which will ultimately result in me picking a career that would best fit my interests....   [tags: Property, Real estate, Property management]

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The Affects of the Attributes of Parks on Real Estate Values

- Introduction Initially the question of the affects of parks and their various attributes on real estate value may seem an absurd question for an Economic Developer to think about. However, the value of real estate is of prime importance to the community and the Economic Developer due to the nature of land as an appreciating commodity. Therefore it is necessary that we study the possibility that real estate and land values could be modified by the a park. By understanding the consequences of these uses of land can be an effective strategy for passive Economic Development....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Ethiopia Real Estate And Property Management

- Description of Company Ethiopia Real estate and property management LLC is an international real estate company, which is a culmination of the real estate companies in Ethiopia, Master or Regional RE/MAX franchises and partnership. Ethiopia Real estate and Property Management LLC formed by four dynamic visionaries who have about 80 years of experience with different fields such as: business management, Information technology, Law, and Real estate. The main objective of these visionaries’ are to fill the gap of the shortcoming in real estate sales technique as a whole in Ethiopia and to create the new way of doing real estate in one of the most vibrant developing country in The world....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Real estate transaction]

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Purchasing Real Estate Is A Frightening Experience

- ... Determine what sort of neighborhoods will fit your lifestyle and dreams. Keep in mind that a house is a long term commitment and your needs may change over time. Buying a home in an urban hip downtown may be perfect now, but you may wish you had chosen differently when you have kids so look at your dreams for the future and plan accordingly. Find a quality home inspector. Check everything from past jobs to references to credentials. You may even want to call a few of an inspector 's past clients, to find out how well the inspector performed for them....   [tags: Real estate, Real estate appraisal, Property]

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Case Study : Real Estate Agency

- ... When you are in the stages of purchasing a home from a big spring real estate, there are lots of questions that you will have in mind and you will also need guidance from the right agent to be assured that you are satisfied with your home. At Mique Yarbar: C. Larson Real Estate in Coahoma, TX, you can have the confidence of having a positive experience. We are here to provide you with all the essential resources and information that you need to either buy or sell real estate. Our reputable agents have extensive training and knowledge in the real estate industry....   [tags: Real estate, Real property, Estate agent]

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Coal Harbor Real Estate – A Good Investment Option

- Coal harbor is a small section situated between Canada’s downtown peninsula (Vancouver) and Brockton Peninsula of Stanley Park. It derived its name when coal was discovered in 1862 in the harbor. Vancouver Harbor Water Aerodrome can be found in this place. Coal Harbor real estate is very interesting. The northwestern section of land contains a community center, boating and rowing clubs, private marinas and parkland while in the southeast and Georgia Street, the neighborhood comprises of apartments and high rise buildings....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Business Analysis : Real Estate Buyers

- ... All you wanted to find out about selling real estate to foreign buyers, but did not have anybody around to ask your questions on the topic, has been collected in this book. It is aimed at the property owners willing to sell their property, realtors and developers, all of whom we will call “sellers” throughout the book. Of course, the process begins with finding out how your country laws regulate foreigners buying real estate in your country. Most countries of the world do allow foreigners to own properties one way or the other - as a private person or by registering a local company....   [tags: Property, Real estate, Sales, Real property]

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Real Estate Properties And Residential Properties

- ... The depreciation of the building refers to the cost that negatively affects the value of the property. The depreciation could be of physical deterioration such as structural problems, roof changes, etc., functional obsolescence such as low ceilings, etc., and economic obsolescence such as nearly located polluted factory. The method includes the calculation of the value of the property as it was vacant. Then calculate the current cost of building. Third step is to calculate the amount of depreciation, and the last step is to deduct the depreciation cost from the estimated cost of the building....   [tags: Real estate, Real estate appraisal, Cash flow]

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The Law Of The Real Estate Contract

- Jon and Marsha are suing Boren Deal for the enforcement of their real estate contract. There are several defenses to contract enforcement, however, very few defenses would be viable options for the seller. The real estate contract does not contain illegal subject matter, nor was the contract obtained illegally (i.e. fraud or duress). While there are several mistakes within the contract documents, the lawsuit itself has nothing to do with these mistakes, but rather one party trying to get out of their side of the contract....   [tags: Real estate, Contract, Damages, Contract law]

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Dedicated Property Websites Vs. Real Estate Portals

- ... So, your choice will depend on your properties, long-term goals in this foreign market, marketing budget and personal preferences. Real estate portals are not born equal and you have to understand what exactly you are buying into when you pay them your listing and especially advertising fees. Everybody knows that although there are many real estate portals for domestic properties in the U.S., just the Big Three cover maybe 90% of the market: Realtor, Zillow and Trulia. In any foreign market that you are going to enter, the situation with real estate portals for international properties in this country’s language is different and unique....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Real property, Internet]

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How to Receive Maximum Return on a Distressed Real Estate Purchase

- Nowadays, economic predictions in any sector of the economy are difficult to make under conditions of the globalized economy when a political conflict or environmental disaster may trigger new waves of economic crises and slow down the general development of a country. While some sectors of the economy might be less influenced by crises or are easier to be revitalized, the real estate sector is the one that needs long-term stability and clear predictability in the field. Although the current recession is not a one-day issue, the real estate sector has benefits for investing in both short- and long-term perspectives....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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The Merchants of Cool

- In Rushkoff’s film, The Merchants of Cool, he rhetorically questions if “teenagers even have a culture to call distinctly their own.” In the late 1990’s when the documentary was made, the implication was that they do not. However, with the internet’s advancements and the accessibility of communication with massive amounts of people, teenagers today can form authentic cultures that are not contaminated by the corporate media. When the documentary was produced, media exposure was limited to private and expensive mediums such as television, movies and radio....   [tags: Film Review]

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The King of Cool

- Over the years, Hollywood had great and memorable actors. Some of them were tough guys, some rebellious, and some performed their own stunts on screen. Steve McQueen was one of those actors. Known as “The King of Cool”, he performed most of his own stunts in his movies as well as participated in auto and motorcycle racing. Steve McQueen was born Terence Stephen McQueen on March 24, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana (Encyclopedia Britannica). His father was a stunt pilot for a flying circus who left McQueen and his mother at an early age (Turner Classic Movies)....   [tags: hollywood, actors, Steve Mqueen]

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A Plan to Invest in Real Estate Despite the Recession

- The Great Recession has shuffled the deck of playing cards. Seasoned investors and first-time home buyers alike have been hit – and hit hard. The challenging and volatile real estate market has created a flood of distressed asset sales all across the nation. However, the flipside to the coin of disaster and distress is almost always opportunity. Now that I have acquired $150,000 in cash to purchase distressed real estate, my detailed strategy below outlines exactly how I will personally benefit, and perhaps more importantly, how the community I invest in will benefit....   [tags: Real Estate, Economics]

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IT In Real Estate

- IT In Real Estate ABSTRACT Real estate is a very vast field it is growing day by day and it's not easy for buyer, seller or renter to get the information they require. There are many agents and agencies to whom people have to contact or visit to get the information which waste a lot of time and tiring and sometimes they are also not reliable ,so for easing this problem IT is playing it part by making real estate websites so that its easy for the buyer to find their desired property by searching all the properties available in different areas ,in the same way seller add their property and get it sold easily and people who are searching for property to rent can also find all the property ava...   [tags: Information Technology Real Estate]

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Analysis of the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty

- The media has increasingly portrayed unrealistic views of women in the media. Whether it be on billboards or in commercials, it is almost always the same image; a beautiful woman with an amazing body and no visible flaws. In 2004, Dove challenged those advertisements and came up with the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. It is a world-wide marketing campaign with the goal of banishing the conventional standard of beauty, and defining what ‘real beauty’ is. Despite having good intentions, I believe Dove’s real purpose is to simply broaden the definition of real beauty while making a profit....   [tags: body image, dove, real beauty, axe]

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The Way Real Property Can Be Used

- Real Estate is a tangible asset. You can see and touch it. Unlike shares, if your investment is performing badly you can do something about it, by upgrading the property or perhaps get a better tenant. Requires Maintenance Fixed property is tangible, therefore, it requires maintenance. The property needs to be painted, lawn needs to cut or sometimes some emergency repairs are needed such as an electrical faults or plumbing repairs. Heterogeneity Fixed property is heterogenic in that no two properties are the same....   [tags: real estate, fixed property, property value]

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The Real Estate Market Is A Booming Industry With Rental Properties And Foreclosures

- The real-estate market is a booming industry with rental properties and foreclosures and everything in-between. There are allot of investors looking to make money in this field. As there is lots of money to be made but with any investment also comes great risks. The housing market is known for going up and down causing major fluctuations in the house markets values. There are many different ways to invest in real-estate some choose fast money in flipping houses some choose the slower and route with rental properties I’m goanna give u the facts about each of these styles of investments so u can make the right choice for your investment....   [tags: Real estate, Renting]

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Geographic Technology in Real Estate

- Geographic Technology in Real Estate: A Technology Assessment Report Introduction Real estate is defined by the Barron’s Dictionary of Real Estate Terms as the “land and everything more or less attached to it. Ownership below to the center of the earth and above to the heavens.” This definition clearly conveys the geographically fixed nature of real estate and the inherent risk associated with this characteristic that is not found in other financial assets such as stocks and bonds. It is the identification and quantification of these risks that dominates the real estate decision....   [tags: Geography Real Estate]

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The Real Estate Market And A Major Part Of People 's Wealth

- Real estate investments and transactions represent a major part of people’s wealth. The average American has about one-third of their net worth tied to real estate market and when considering the size and scale of the market, real estate can be an attractive and lucrative market for any looking to invest. The real estate market can be volatile, ever changing and unpredictable. However, fundamental knowledge and a basic understanding of the factors that influence changes in the market; may help to see market trends as well as navigate through real estate cycles....   [tags: Supply and demand, Real estate, Economics]

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Drugs and Alcohol are Not Cool

- Drugs and alcohol are perceived as “cool” among young people. The biggest problem is teens do not understand how to drink alcohol responsibly and do not understand the risks or consequences associated with drugs. They do not think about their futures, because teens live in the now. They want to be cool, fit in, and have fun, but it is not all fun and games. Laws have been made to prevent anyone under the age of 21 from obtaining alcohol. Other laws have been made so that you have to be prescribed certain legal drugs, but “despite minimum drinking age laws, underage college students engage in high levels of risky drinking and reach peak lifetime levels of alcohol dependence.” (Hosier)....   [tags: teenagers, depressant, college]

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`` American Cool `` By Joel Dinerstain

- THESIS: Joel Dinerstain, a professor at Tulane University along with Frank Goodyear, a photographer scholar, shaped the “American Cool” exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in the nation’s capital. Together they listed the 100 coolest Americans to display at the exhibit. Dinerstain and Goodyear, judged these people based on original vision, iconic power, cultural rebellion, and recognized cultural legacy. Though, they seem to have forgotten the founder of Microsoft, a significant giant in the technology arena....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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An Organization During History : Is A Regional Real Estate Company Named John L. Scott

- ... Lennox Scott that is both the Chairman and the CEO. Lennox is an aggressive and forward thinking CEO and has been recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in real estate according to Realtor Magazine. Some of Lennox’s contributions include: Lennox became one of the first brand owners to sell franchises that resulted in an immediate explosion in new territory starting from the city of Seattle and eventually covering the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Lennox was one of the first real estate company owners that marketed on the internet showing his agents entire listing inventory complete with color photos as early as 1995....   [tags: Real estate, Sales, Estate agent, Real property]

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Nonconformity in "Cool Hand Luke"

- Mahatmas Ghandi, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the South Africans all have used disobedience in order to change an unjust norm or law(s). The most common form of disobedience which have been used in history is to simply not obey the officials of higher authority and protest in order to get the point across. These protests have been successful because of the mass numbers of supporters but also because they set out to change an unjust rule or norms. In the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke featuring Paul Newman, Lucas (Luke) has been sent to jail for "beheading" parking meters while intoxicated....   [tags: Film Review]

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Real Estate Industry In The Rental Market

- Real Estate Industry in the Rental Market Abstract “Real estate is land, all of the natural parts of land such as trees and water, and all permanently attached improvements such as fences and buildings. People use real estate for a wide variety of purposes, including retailing, offices, manufacturing, housing, ranching, farming, recreation, worship, and entertainment.” (Answers.com) In order to more specifically focus on a specific area of real estate this discussion will deal with the housing industry of real estate....   [tags: Real Estate Renting Housing]

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