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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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Analysis Of ' We Real Cool '

- “We Real Cool” poem proves you can give a lot of personality and insight to a group of characters in eight lines. With the lines “We real cool, We Left school (Lines 1-2)” it tells us that these kids left school to chase after their perception of cool. The poet reveals the fact that these boys are also uneducated, rebellious and arrogant. This poem will be the prime example of quality. Characterization is the mere act of giving a character a personality or exposition on their insight or reaction....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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Analysis Of `` We Real Cool ``

- We Real Cool has a lot of meaning towards the unnamed characters of the poem, the title itself is ingenious because the characters themselves have seemed to name the poem, and with them being high school dropouts it makes the title more poignant. As the title says “We Real Cool” is a poem that gives you a slight peak of the people with the mindset of “Too cool for school” or the “Live for a good time not a long time”, but thankfully the poem puts an ending that leads to death or misery. Characterization is the mere act of giving a character a personality or exposition on their insight or reaction....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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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

- Reading literature is the most essential way to expand your mind. Some literature Is have read through the year are, the world is too much with us by William Wordsworth, we real cool by Gwendolyn Brooks. Even though the world is too much with us is a pretty interesting poem I feel more drawn to we real cool. I am more drawn to the poem because the message the author is portraying in this poem, the language the author is using to develop the problem in the poem, and because it relates to the place and the environment where I grow up....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alliteration]

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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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We Real Cool By Gwendolyn Brooks

- Gwendolyn Brooks’ “We Real Cool” (written in 1959 and published in 1960) is a lyric poem that shows a glimpse into the life of seven, young African-American men who have chosen to abandon the social norm of searching for the “American Dream” and, instead, venture into the uncertainty of life roaming the streets (slang for unsavory areas where criminal activity is frequent), where the only certainty is an early death. In a time already plagued with racial hostility, life was guaranteed to come with adversities for young, African-Americans, but to freely choose a life without a formal education or employment was adding unnecessary hardships....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Sociology, Lyric poetry]

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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

- Gwendolyn Brooks and Sonia Sanchez, in their poems “We Real Cool” and “Summer Words of a Sistuh Addict”, are both alike in their idea of dealing with troubled youth. Brooks discusses in her poem “We Real Cool” rebellious pool-playing youth that “sing sin” (Line 5) and “thin gin.” (Line 6) The whole poem centers around disturbed youth. The narrator in Sonia Sanchez’s poem “Summer Words of a Sistuh Addict”, is also a disturbed young woman who is addicted to heroin, and seems to live a rather rebellious lifestyle....   [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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Analysis Of The Movie ' Cool Hand Luke '

- The movie, Cool Hand Luke, tells a story of a man named, Lucas Jackson, who is confronted with the challenges of authority after being wrongfully convicted of crime too petty and insignificant to equate to the large sentence he had received. Throughout the entire length of the film, Lucas is faced with tremendous physical and emotional torture in numerous and inhuman ways. Despite the astounding punishments Luke is able to endure throughout the film, he manages to gain the respect of the prisoners and guards’, as well as utilizing his tenacity, charisma, and wits to not only influence the prison chain-gang, but to gain the power in order to unmask and expose the authority around them....   [tags: Milgram experiment, Stanford prison experiment]

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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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Frank Stuart Rosenberg 's Cool Hand Luke

- A quintessential element in the preservation of societies social order is a combination of social influences to conform and be obedient. The social influences help to control the individual psyches of entire populations to create a more cohesive environment. Conversely, there are also those who seek to challenge the social controls of society through non-conformity and disobedience. Each of these social psychological themes, obedience to authority, conformity, and non-conformity, are present in director Stuart Rosenberg’s 1967 film, Cool Hand Luke....   [tags: Sociology, Social psychology, Milgram experiment]

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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

- FAST FOOD IN CHINA+INDIA VS AMERICA Fast food, the real American meal. By Americans, for Americans, right. Not exactly, fast food is made and eaten in many countries other than ours, and their citizens are the ones preparing the meals. This essay will talk about fast food in China, India, and the U.S. as well. CHINA A 2012 study in “Fat Reviews Journal” compared the chance of chronic unwellness in China to alternative countries, including the U.S. The researchers found that more than twelve % of Chinese youngsters and adolescents aged seven to eighteen were overweight and about 1.7 million youngsters underneath eighteen suffered from obesity....   [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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Digital Dating Apps Have Become A Real

- Checking the clock on her phone for the third time in the last 30 seconds, Ava Bibergal took a deep breath. It was 12 minutes past 3 p.m. and the time had come. Had she arrived any earlier, she would seem too eager, not good. But any later and she would seem disinterested, also not good. “This crazy. We met over an app,” Bibergal said to herself. “But then again…this is how people are meeting nowadays…” Tossing her hair confidently over her shoulder and taking a deep breath of the cool fall afternoon air, Bibergal calmed her first-date nerves and reached to push open the little black door in the alley that would lead her to her Bumble match....   [tags: Online dating service, Dating, EHarmony]

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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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Is A Second Home Affordable For You And Your Financial Situation?

- It’s time to stop dreaming of buying a second home. By following the four steps below you can make the dream a reality. Many people love the idea of owning a chalet in the mountains, a beach house retreat, or a cool apartment in the city, but never take the plunge. Buying a second home is a big financial and life changing step that requires a lot of thought. By following the steps below, you can make decision of whether you are ready for a second property, and how to go about preparing for the purchase of a second home if it is the right decision for you....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Insurance]

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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

- Throughout the United States, there is a social class system that divides people by general popularity. Once children begin school, they start to separate into these divisions. The top of the social ladder, often considered to be people who are cool, are stereotyped to be beautiful and happy. Although in some cases this may be true, it is not always that way. Misconceptions about popularity lead to a greater divide amongst the social classes, and cause those placed into the lower social levels to be considered as or to feel as if they are inferior....   [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

- Anyone who has ever seen the 1967 classic movie, Cool Hand Luke, can agree that the main theme of the movie would be about nonconformity. The movie takes place in a southern prison, where the prisoners must participate in the intense labor of a chain gang and work everyday in the sweltering heat while serving their time. The inmates must follow the strict rules that are set, or they are punished in an almost cruel and unusual fashion. The outcast, war hero and true nonconformist is the main character, Lucas Jackson....   [tags: Human rights, Rights, Cool Hand Luke, 1960s]

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Film Review : Cool Hand Luke Directed By Stuart Rosenberg

- Being a prisoner has more restrictions than one may believe. Prisoners are told when they should participate in daily activities and what they are allowed to say or do on a daily basis. This is not a life anyone is determined to experience during any period of time. However, all though for most prison life is just a depiction in a movie or on television, it is a reality for many. Their crimes and behaviors brought them into a world of being stripped of their freedom. Those who oversee the prisoners must control order within the brick walls....   [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

- Ditch the Bank. Finance Your Own Way. Do you dream of being a homeowner but can 't qualify for a traditional loan. Are you approved for a traditional loan but would rather not deal with all the red tape that 's associated with it. If you could have the home of your dreams at a price you could afford, would you go for it. Well, here 's your chance. Imagine yourself in a cozy Cape Cod-inspired home with 3 spacious bedrooms and 1 bath along with a large eat-in kitchen and a living room big enough for the whole family....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Rooms, Bedroom]

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Becoming A Real Estate Agent

- This paper goes into detail about becoming a real estate agent in Ontario. It talks about how there are many benefits that go along with the occupation which include making your own work schedule. It also talks about how there many negatives such as not making any money in the first few months of working as a real estate agent. In order to become a real estate agent, people must complete several courses offered by the Ontario Real Estate Association College. In addition to the completion of the courses, people must register with the Real Estate Council of Ontario....   [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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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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Buying A House For A Real Estate Agent

- It is estimated that approximately 15% of home purchase transactions are done without the services of a real estate agent. The reason why many home buyers prefer to go it all solo is because buyers’ realtors earn a commission from the sale proceeds. Money however is not the only motivation that drives home buyers to lock out real estate agents from the sale transaction. As a home buyer, you will prefer being more hand-on throughout the whole process instead of taking advice from someone who has a financial interest in the deal....   [tags: Real estate, Real estate appraisal, Estate agent]

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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

- Purchasing real estate is a frightening experience. The real estate industry, however, is a lucrative one for many people. The below article provides some tips to assist you in beginning purchasing real estate, regardless of whether you are completely new to the world of real estate, or a pro. Even though it is very easy to search for real estate listings on the internet, it is still in your best interest to hire an agent to work with you. The agent will be able to answer many questions that you may have, handle the paperwork and analyze data that you would have no idea needed to by analyzed....   [tags: Real estate, Real estate appraisal, Property]

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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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Case Study : Real Estate Agency

- Welcome to Mique Yarbar: C. Larson Real Estate in Big Springs, TX where you will find the best services to get the ideal home that you are looking for. Our primary goal is to make you a homeowner and to ensure that you have an exceptional service during every step of the home buying process. As a local real estate agency, it is our responsibility to make sure that you are satisfied with the real estate that you purchase. Whenever you are looking for a quality estate, it is always important to find agents from a local real estate agency that are knowledgeable and know how to get the job done....   [tags: Real estate, Real property, Estate agent]

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Business Analysis : Real Estate Buyers

- (Continued from the previous page) All books for real estate investors promise huge profits that can be achieved with real estate buying, selling and flipping, but there is no money (just expenses incurred) unless the investor sells a property. This book will explain in details how to expand the real estate buyers’ market all over the world to be able to sell properties even in the tough buyer’s market and often sell for more. You - as a seller of real estate - can find yourself in an unfortunate situation that you have to sell fast and not on the cheap, but your local real estate market is weak and in spite of all your or your realtor’s marketing and advertising efforts your property is sti...   [tags: Property, Real estate, Sales, Real property]

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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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Real Estate Properties And Residential Properties

- Real estate valuation is also known as property valuation or land valuation and defined as valuing the real estate property. There are two types of real estate properties: commercial and residential. Residential properties are meant for single family homes, whereas commercial properties are meant for offices, apartments, retail, or industrial buildings. The valuation of real estate properties is necessary, and there are various ways to value real estate properties. There are two types of real estate properties, and these are commercial and residential properties....   [tags: Real estate, Real estate appraisal, Cash flow]

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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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Case Study : Real Estate Property

- Many people deal in real estate property because it brings much profit. Today, selling, buying and renting property is something each person will think one day. To complete any transaction, it is important to engage the services of a top Realtor who has been in business for long. The realtor plays different roles to help a client acquire a property for use. These experts play different roles such as looking for a property on behalf of customers to buy or rent. They also get the properties and sell it to get a profit....   [tags: Real estate, Real property, Estate agent]

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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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Real Estate Outlook And Key Players

- The Orlando Real Estate Outlook and Key Players in the Real Estate Industry Real Estate Outlook in Orlando The real estate industry in Orlando FL continues to benefit from changing demographic trends and long-term economic growth. The other contributing factors include increased propensity for job growth in the private sector. In 2014, the price of houses in Orlando appreciated by 4.7 percent in line with the national appreciation rate. Between 2012 and 2014, the appreciation rate in Orlando area was 40%, compared to the national average of 28%....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Property management]

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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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Dedicated Property Websites Vs. Real Estate Portals

- Chapter 27. Dedicated property websites vs. real estate portals ads The author often receives this question “Should I have my own website in foreign internet or should I post on foreign real estate portals to sell my property or properties to foreign buyers?” Well, there is no one answer that fits all and any situation... And these both methods of active marketing are good to use at the same time, it is a matter of budgeting. If you have a detailed property foreign website, but not much internet traffic to it, then a highly visible ad on a high traffic portal with a link to your own site to get more information and contact you might be very helpful....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Real property, Internet]

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Buying Land Or Acreage : A Real Estate Agent

- As a real estate agent in Columbia, SC with over a decade of experience in land sales, I have learned how to avoid most of the issues that arise at the closing table prior to making an offer to purchase. When buying land or acreage, you need to be informed of what you are getting into and how your property may be used in the future. It is common to have an unforeseen problem arise, but here are a few tips that may get you on the right track and questions to ask your real estate agent. The first question that you should always ask when purchasing real estate is, "Are there restrictive covenants that run with the property?" Restrictive covenants, commonly referred to as restrictions or covenan...   [tags: Real estate, Real property, Home, Want]

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The Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statements

- When a home buyer takes the home seller to court, claiming non disclosures, the attorneys for the buyer will paint this picture of the seller and his agent, and the home inspector, and everybody else getting together and plotting their strategy to hide problems with the house from the buyer. They will use ugly words like Deceit, Gross Misrepresentation, Fraud, etc, to describe what you did or did not write in your disclosures. The new buyers will swear that they would have NOT bought this house had they known the many "defects" it had....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Ownership, Buyer]

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