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A Boy, a Dream, and the Crystal Palace

- “Victoria, I must say, this has to be the greatest idea of my life. Nay, it must be the greatest idea of this entire country!” “I believe you may be exaggerating Albert, but I must say you are a genius.” the Queen responded. “I will make sure you get whatever materials are necessary for this project.” “Thank you, my Queen.” Prince Albert said, bowing as he exited the room. And so it began, all of England hurried around at the Queen's order. Hundreds were working fervently to make Albert's idea a success....   [tags: essay, short story]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- Karolina’s cousin’s little boy was excited to be able to see the sights in New York City and had convinced his parents to stay for a few days before they returned to Ohio. Karolina and her family were exhausted and famished from their long ocean voyage when they heard their plans and were only too happy to indulge the boy while they gained their strength back resting in the hotel. Karolina, her family, and her cousin’s family toured the city in a carriage rented by their cousin. They also traveled to the grounds of the “Exposition of the Industry of all Nations”, scheduled to open in New York City later that summer of 1853....   [tags: New York City, United States]

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The Crystal Palace

- The Crystal Palace During the 1800’s Great Britain’s empire stretched around the world, and with raw materials easily available to them this way, they inevitably began refining and manufacturing all stages of many new machines and other goods, distributing locally and globally. However, despite being the central ‘workshop of the world,’ Britain was not producing the highest quality of merchandise. When comparing factory-made products made in England to surrounding countries, most notably France, those products could not compare as far as craftsmanship and sometimes, simply innovation....   [tags: essays papers]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- Missing image The New York Crystal Palace: The End of an Era So bursts a bubble rather noteworthy in the annals of New York. To be accurate, the bubble burst some years ago, and this catastrophe merely annihilates the apparatus that generated it. -George Templeton Strong It is unfortunate that the wonderful lithographs in our collection which depict the burning of the New York Crystal Palace are not in this online exhibition. They include a color lithograph by Currier & Ives which truly captures the excitement and confusion of that fateful night....   [tags: Architecture History]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- The New York Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of Art and Industry "The Crystal Palace is a partial picture of the age; an exposition of the comforts and luxuries, the manners and attainments which belong to our civilization." -B. Silliman & C. R. Goodrich (The World of Science, Art and Industry at the Crystal Palace, New York, 1854) On July 14, 1853, the Great Exhibition of Art and Industry began in New York City, New York, with the commemoration of the Crystal Palace, the central exhibition hall....   [tags: Architecture History]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- An Ode for the Inauguration of the American Crystal Palace: The nations meet, not in war, but in peace, beneath this dome. They meet to bring glory to God on high and goodwill to men. The Crystal Palace is a symbol of the might of Man. Look on, ye Nations, and vow eternal peace and justice. -William R. Wallace (New York Times, July 14, 1853) When the first major international exhibition of arts and industries was held in London in 1851, the London Crystal Palace epitomized the achievements of the entire world at a time when progress was racing forward at a speed never before known to mankind....   [tags: Architecture History]

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Exterior of the Crystal Palace

- Crystal Palace, Exterior The Crystal Palace was dismantled and rebuilt in Sydenham after the closing of the Fair and stood there until 1936 when it was destroyed by fire. Although it is no longer standing today, this structure is documented in photographs such as this one, through which it can continue to influence the worlds of architecture and engineering. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the first event of its kind, bringing together people from all over the earth in an environment of peace and intellectual stimulation....   [tags: Architecture]

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Photograph of the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936

- Photograph of the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936 The Crystal Palace designed by Joseph Paxton stood for eighty-five years. It succumbed to fire "at six o'clock on the evening of 30th November 1936" (Beaver, 141). A fire was discovered in the staff lavatory, and within minutes the whole structure was ablaze. The spectacular building was engulfed in fire as it dissolved into just a skeleton of its former structure. Paxton used innovative methods of construction on the Crystal Palace, greatly influenced by the bridge and train shed construction of the day....   [tags: Architecture History]

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The Great Exhibition of 1851

- The Great Exhibition of 1851 sought to provide the world with the hope of a better future. After Europe’s struggle of two decades of political and social upheaval, the Exhibition hoped to show that technology was the key to a better future. The Europeans were excited to display their new innovative technology and show off their progress of industrialization and economic changes. The most popular exhibit was the Crystal Palace; the first monumental structure in Britain that was constructed of uniquely from metal and glass (93)....   [tags: Liberalism, Crystal Palace]

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A Discussion Of The Differing Utilitarianism Thought And Philosophies Inspired By The Crystal Palace

- Sticking One’s Tongue out at the Crystal Palace A Discussion of the differing Utilitarianism thought and Philosophies inspired by The Crystal Palace Utilitarianism was a popular philosophy in the nineteenth century that was popularized by such philosophers as Nikolai Chernyshevsky and Jeremy Bentham. Utilitarianism was optimistic and progressive way of thinking that asserted that if the right and moral thing is done, then the best and most good outcome was the result, and furthermore the promotion of overall wellbeing was important as well....   [tags: Utilitarianism, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill]

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P. H. Delamotte Photograph of the Interior of the Crystal Palace

- P. H. Delamotte Photograph of the Interior of the Crystal Palace After a successful year of housing the Great Exposition, the Crystal Palace by Joseph Paxton was disassembled and moved to Sydenham, where it stood for the next 85 years (Hobhouse, 32). The Palace, built for the 1851 World's Fair in London, was an architectural and engineering wonder modeled after the bridge and train shed construction of the mid-nineteenth century. The structure had been designed to be quickly assembled out of prefabricated members and easily rebuilt elsewhere....   [tags: Architecture History]

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Palace of Industry in Paris France

- missing images Paris 1855: The Universal Exposition Interior and Exterior of the Palace of Industry These selected images, an exterior view of the Palace of Industry and a view of the interior of the palace during the distribution of awards, are both detailed views from which much can be observed. Since both images are illustrations, as opposed to photographs, they may not be entirely accurate. The image of the interior is a lithograph, which is approximately thirty-five inches by fifteen inches....   [tags: Architecture History]

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The Palace Of Versailles By Louis Xiv

- When Louis XIII built his hunting lodge on the hillside of Versailles in 1623 , I suspect he never imaged the true master piece of French Baroque architecture it would become and that it would continue live throughout history in all its glory, almost viewed as a physical timeline of the history of France. Versailles was the seat of absolute monarchy and became its own symbol, it became the physical representation for power. Looking past its extensive historical background, the palace of Versailles has such a complex architectural and artistic influence as nearly four generations of French king royals have lived in the palace continually expanding and renovating it to match the current style...   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Palace of Versailles]

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The Palace Of Versailles As A Museum Of French History

- The Palace of Versailles is situated at Versailles, France and was around ten miles southwest of Paris. It was implicit in the seventeenth century for King Louis XIII (Fiero 283). The Palace of Versailles has served as an imperial royal palace and many other purposes. It now serves as a museum of French history. The Palace of Versailles stands today as confirmation of the magnificence and dauntlessness of the Baroque period in the European history and its final effect on our modern day. The original residence, built from 1631 to 1634, was mainly a hunting lodge, by Louis XII and private withdraw for Louis XIII and his family....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Palace of Versailles]

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The Haunted Palace

- The Haunted Palace “The Haunted Palace” is one of Edgar Allen Poe’s mysterious and phantasmagoric poems. Written in the same year as “The Devil in the Belfry,” and included in his short story “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Haunted Palace” is another tale of innocence and happiness now corroded with sorrow and madness. It is fairly easy to say that “The Haunted Palace” is a metaphor for Poe’s own ghostly troubled mind, more than it is about a decaying palace. For in 1839, it was found in a book that the main character in “The Fall of the House of Usher” comes across....   [tags: Poe Haunted Palace Essays]

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The Death Of The Palace

- Much smaller then the large battlefields that the king, her brother and her husband had seen and practically lived on. Odette had spent all her life, within the confinds of the palace. As a young girl she had spent her time between learning and following around her brothers. At a very young age, too young to even remember that much about it she had followed Vasilios, doing so had always been dangerous and very hard for her, he had, had a great deal of years on her and had always been a strong and willful boy....   [tags: English-language films, Family, Father, The Queen]

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The Palace of Knossos

- Archaeology gives the modern world a window into the past. One of Greece’s major dig sites is the palace of Knossos. The palace of Knossos stood on the island of Crete near the modern town of Heraklion at the co-ordinates 35° 17’ 52.66”N, 25° 9’ 47.36”E. It was the home of King Minos and his queen. The Palace is the setting for a myth where the queen gave birth to a being that was half man, half bull, the Minotaurs, which was kept in the labyrinth of the palace; He was eventually slayed by the Athenian Thesus....   [tags: Greek Archaeology]

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The Glass Palace

- “Time present and time past Are both perhaps present in time future, And time future contained in time past. If all time is eternally present All time is unredeemable.” (1-5) “Only through time time is conquered.” (92). (T. S. Eliot. “The Four Quartets” ) Literature is a mirror of the society and it reflects the socio, political and economic conditions of the society. The different genres portray the various events and their impacts on the society at different points of time....   [tags: time, Amitav Ghosh, literature, time-shift]

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The City Of Crystal Lake Illinois

- Crystal Lake, Illinois The city of Crystal Lake, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago and home to 40,388 residents. Located in southeastern McHenry County, Crystal Lake was named after the picturesque lake situated just over a mile away from downtown. In a recent survey conducted by WalletHub, the city of Crystal Lake was rated 10th best city among the 1,268 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 residents. Addiction problems concern many residents of Crystal Lake, Illinois; top substances of abuse in the area include heroin, marijuana and crack cocaine....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Heroin, Alcoholism]

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The History of Crystal Methamphetamine

- The History of Crystal Methamphetamine: Amphetamine was found before methamphetamine. It was first created in 1887 in Germany by Romanian chemist Lazăr Edeleanu. It was then called phenylisopropylamine. In 1919, methamphetamine hydrochloride was manufactured by pharmacologist Akira Ogata viareduction by using red phosphorus and iodine. Today, methamphetamine is sold under the name Desoxyn. Facts about Crystal Methamphetamine: • Crystal methamphetamine lifts the users mood, as well as increases energy levels • It can last from six to eight hours, and can sometimes last up to twenty-four hours....   [tags: White Crystalline Drug, Amphetamine, Facts]

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The Crystal Frontier By Carlos Fuentes

- In The Crystal Frontier, Carlos Fuentes presents two of his main characters in much a similar fashion; in Spoils, we find Dionisio is a world-renowned chef and cuisine connoisseur, and also a fervent critic of American cuisine and culture. Dionisio believes that through his country’s chromosomal imperialism, Mexico will be able to solidify its sphere of influence in America; however, when he travels to the United States, he indulges in the same institutions that he ridicules when he lives in Mexico....   [tags: United States, Mexico, Humid subtropical climate]

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The Crystal Frontier By Carlos Fuentes

- A cultures traditional understanding on a matter often creates conflict with how the matter is understood in the modern era. Mexico, a nation with deep ties to its traditional Native American roots, knows this conflict extremely well. Specifically, Mexico’s traditional understanding of the roles of both men and women creates a heavy conflict today. One of the most significant conflicts that stems from these traditional conceptions of gender is the propagation of a patriarchal society in which women are often exploited by seemingly powerful men....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Mexico]

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My Aunt Crystal That I

- My aunt Crystal that I was really close with seemed like a very happy woman that’s living her life. I recently just met her two years ago at a family party and we became really close friends really quick. She’s around 23 years old now and she’s almost graduating from University of California, Los Angeles. I grew up with 3 older brothers, but I was never really close to them or my parents because of a language barrier that I had with them. They were all born Vietnam while I was born here and I was very Americanized....   [tags: Psychology, Mind]

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Time Management : Crystal Williams

- Time Management Crystal Williams   Summary Time Management is an important aspect in properly completing tasks. There are several types of people such as the perfectionist and the procrastinator who can benefit from time management. The main purpose is to organize and improve your ability to function more efficiency. Some goals may include delegating, scheduling, planning, making decisions and so on. The most important thing to remember is that time management is not necessarily about getting all of your tasks completed, because much more important than that is making sure that you are working on the right things, the things that truly need to be done....   [tags: Management, Time management, Business terms]

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The Physics Of A Crystal

- The Physics of a Crystal Most simple chemical compounds consist of crystals. If you were to examine a lump of crystalline material very closely, you would be able to see tiny individual crystals. All crystals have a definite geometric shape, determined by the way the atoms are linked together. Mineralogists recognize 32 different classes of crystal, which are grouped into seven crystal systems. Crystal systems are described by their axis, which are imaginary lines that join the center of opposing faces of a crystal....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taking a Look at the Palace of Versailles

- The Palace of Versailles was the official home of the Kings of France from 1682 until 1790. Originally, a hunting lodge built in 1624 by Louis XIII, but then was expanded by Louis XIV in the beginning of 1669. With beautiful architecture and amazing landscape, it is one of the most well- known and beautiful palaces in France. Its garden is so unique and one of Europe's largest. It played a huge responsibility in French government and was used for some of the biggest meetings of Kings and Queens....   [tags: Louis XIV, architecture]

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Purpose and Design of the Itamaraty Palace

- The Itamaraty Palace is an architectural project that has not been promoted with the appropriate importance that has under the vast work of Oscar Niemeyer. Although the Palace with its great contribution of significant features, like the emphasis on the complex architectural design in the exterior and interior, has not been value as it should be. Important aesthetic characteristics of the design in the Itamaraty Palace uphold that this building is consider Modern and it establish a turning point for the relevance of architect Oscar Niemeyer in the modernist movement....   [tags: architecture, diplomatic, balcony]

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Arhitecture of London: The Buckingham Palace

- Buckingham Palace is best known as a residence of the British monarchs located in the City of Westminster. Today, the palace is the administrative headquarters of the Monarchs. It was originally built for the Duke of Buckingham in the early 18th century and has been in a private ownership for at least 150 years. However, during the 19th century, the Palace was enlarged by two British architects, John Nash and Edward Blore. Only few additions to the Palace were made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the East front, which contains the balcony on which the royal family traditionally greets the crowd....   [tags: the monarchs, larges garden, neo-classical]

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Buckingham Palace: A Fascinationg Destination

- Buckingham Palace, established in 1703, serves as the home of the royal British monarchy (the Queen and her extended family) and provides the perfect setting for special occasions such as weddings, tea parties, and the Changing of the Guard. One of the world’s most significant buildings is Buckingham Palace. This building has over 50,000 people visit each year for banquets and royal events (NWE 1). Representing the British Empire, the palace symbolizes the British royalty (NWE 1). They constructed it for the Duke of Buckingham (EBP 1)....   [tags: Royal British Monarchy]

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Louis XIV and the Palace of Versailles

- There is just something about Paris, France that draws in millions of visitors every year. Maybe it is the cobbled streets, or the picturesque cafes down small alleys, or perhaps it is the “love in the air”. In the City of Lights, there is just so much to do and explore. Millions of tourists flock to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower every year, but only a few miles away lies another jewel, a palace so magnificent the gods wept at its beauty. The Palace of Versailles is a stunning structure built by Louis XIV to glorify France during the 16th century, and it exudes French sophistication and extravagance....   [tags: Baroque Architecture, Royal Chapel]

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Versailles: The Royal Palace in Paris

- ... The last thing that was being built was the chapel which to 1710 to build. After it was all built all construction stopped until twenty years later when Louis XV became king. The palace to 36,000 men and 6,000 horses to build which took to around 50 years. Now that the palace was basically finished Louis XIV thought the village needed a touch-up because he wanted the nobles and the court the live there. At its peak the village had a population of 30,000 and inns still could hold hundreds more if needed....   [tags: built, create, treaty, war]

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The Palace Of Illusions By Kim Addonizio

- The Palace of Illusions by Kim Addonizio explores the expanding paradoxes and conflicts innate in human experience through a series of short stories. Each story illustrating different characters; from ignorant parents to concepts of love or the maddening struggle of alienation and self-hatred, the characters in The Palace of Illusions all must contend with these challenges. As they tread the burdened line between the real and the imaginary, often in a world not of their making, they handle their strange misgivings as humanely or inhumanely as possible....   [tags: Short story, Protagonist, The Reader]

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Palace Complex Knossos On Crete

- Through the readings that we have done thus far, the piece of art that I find most interesting is the "Palace Complex Knossos on Crete". What I find most interesting is not just its architecture as compared to its contemporaries in other regions, but in the culture of the people who occupied the complex, its history, and the myths that evolved from its ruins. Crete is an island located in the Aegean sea. It is located south of mainland Greece....   [tags: Minoan civilization, Knossos, Labyrinth, Linear B]

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The memory palace of Matteo Ricci,

- In the book the memory palace of Matteo Ricci, the author Jonathan Spence talks about the Italian preacher Matteo Ricci who spent almost his whole life in China. Spence tries to describe a person who was determined and underwent many difficulties in preaching but never lost his faith in establishing Christian faith among Chinese people by using the memory palace. He divided the book into nine chapters. Despite the preface and the summary of the memory palace, each chapter contains an image or picture which is used for introduction of each chapter....   [tags: Book Review, Jonathan Spence]

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The Memory Palace And The Method Of Loci

- Throughout this course, I’ve learned about numerous different concepts and ideas involving the field of psychology, but the area I took the most interest in was the involvement of memory in psychology. During this course, I’ve learned that our memories are what identifies us during our youth and when we reach full adulthood and without those memories, we are lost as to who we are, and the history that defines us as well. I also learned something very interesting, those memories that leave an everlasting footprint in our minds can also assist us memorizing new content as well....   [tags: Memory, Method of loci, Mnemonic]

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The Palace of Corrective Detention

- Ego is that which constitutes the essential identity of a human being. It is defined as the “I” or self of any person; a person that is able to think, feel, will, but perhaps most importantly- reason. The Palace of Corrective Detention has no guards and the locks are old. The convicted, or lack, thereof, do not ever try to escape. From the beginning, the government of Anthem perpetuates its ideology to its citizens. Because of this fact, the citizens never learn of what the Council forbids them to know....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Palace of the Grand Masters

- The Courtyards Visitors to the Palace enter through Prince Alfred's Courtyard. The Pinto clock is famously located here, and its four dials show the time, the date, the month and the phases of the moon. Four bronze Moor figures sound the hour by striking the gongs with their hammers. It was created by Gaetano Vella in 1745. The bronze life-size sculpture of Neptune, the Roman god of the Sea has been guarding the courtyard named after him since 1861. Despite his stark nudity, Neptune stands majestically and unashamedly, holding a trident in his right hand against a backdrop of a fountain bearing the coat of arms of Grand Master Perellos....   [tags: Malta, Neptune, the Order, 17th century]

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The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

- INTRODUCTION Amitav Ghosh undoubtedly occupied an undefeatable position in the galaxy of Indian writers in English. He has contributed immensely to make Indian writings acclaimed worldwide. Most of his writings involve the themes of exile, cultural displacement, revolution, emigration, dislocation, loss of identity, uprooting that characterizes into historical novels. He recuperates the irony, disillusionment, dilemma and ambiguity of human condition of a bygone era through his language. He masterfully connects the complex flow of time with his researched narrative....   [tags: indian writers, malaya]

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The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

- QUEEN SUPAYALAT Amitav Ghosh weaves the character of Queen Supayalat from the history of Burma. She was the daughter of King Mindon Min and Queen of Alenandaw and the last queen of Burma who reigned in Mandalay (1878–1885). She was married to her half-brother, Thibaw, the last king of the Konbaung dynasty. She was considered as vindictive, unforgiving and an imperious woman. She never regarded herself beholden to the British as she believed that they robbed her of her kingdom with all the wealth and riches therein....   [tags: queen supayalat, burma, malaya]

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The Palace Of Westminster, London

- Spanning “over a fifth of the world’s land surface” and the governance of 458 million people at its peak, the British Empire came to bear the name of the “vast empire on which the sun never sets.” At the time of writing this in 1773, Macartney, a British statesman and colonial administrator, also asserted that the Empire’s “bounds nature has not yet ascertained.” When considering the significance of the Palace of Westminster, London in British imperial history, this statement could not ring truer....   [tags: British Empire, Slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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Simple Evolution of Complex Crystal Sequences

- In 1966 Graham Cairns-Smith proposed that the first genetic material on earth was not organic, but crystalline, and resided in the particular morphologies of clays. One of the primary objections to this theory is that it is not clear how non-trivial crystal genotypes could be selected for. It is therefore of interest to ask whether crystals and physical conditions for their assembly exist where complex crystal morphologies could evolve. DNA tile crystals are particularly suitable for this kind of investigation because DNA tile monomers are programmable---new molecules with particular affinities can be easily designed and synthesized....   [tags: Biology]

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Buckingham Palace: Epic Antiquity

- Everyone loves to gossip; especially when it’s about royalty. Every one is watching their every move to see when they falter, when they deserve praise, where they should have stepped up and so forth. A story exists behind every royal figure. This story is of Buckingham Palace. The British Monarchy, who stir much of the drama and gossip that flocks todays headlines, the palace herself has a story to tell. A story of transformation, of joy, of war, of destruction, and of victory. Buckingham Palace stands in defiance of time, and continues on as a majestic symbol of royalty....   [tags: British History ]

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Buckingham Palace: Epic Antiquity

- Everyone loves to gossip; especially when it’s about royalty. Everyone is watching their every move to see when they falter, when they deserve praise, where they should have stepped up and so forth. A story exists behind every royal figure. The British Monarchy stir much of the drama and gossip that flocks todays headlines, however, this anecdote is not of the royalty who lived, but where they lived. This is the account of Buckingham Palace. A story of transformation, joy, war, destruction, and of victory....   [tags: British History ]

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Our Stop at Pancake Palace

- "I have an idea." Louis said and jumped up suddenly. I fell to my side from the sudden lack of his shoulder I was leaning on. My face collided with the concrete and Louis started laughing. "Hey. That's not funny mister!" I said and sat up, wiping my face off of dirt. "Just a little." he said and offered his hand to pull me up. "Nope, not even a little." I said and crossed my arms. I faced the other way and declined his invitation to pull me up. I was being childish, but I was still on the high of laughter from the business lady....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Palace of Corrective Detention

- Ego is that which constitutes the essential identity of a human being. It is defined as the “I” or self of any person; a person that is able to think, feel, will, but perhaps most importantly- reason. The Palace of Corrective Detention has no guards, the locks are old. The convicted, or lack, thereof, do not try to escape. In essence, these criminals in the Palace of Corrective Detention do not have the notion or concept of escape. The people in the totalitarian world of Anthem have no ego- they cannot begin to fathom escape, for the true prison they are trapped in, is their own mind....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Definition Of Standard English Given By Crystal

- Firstly, let us consider the meaning of the term Standard English and what it refers to. One possible definition of Standard English given by Crystal (2016) is “a distinctive pattern of linguistic features with respect to spelling, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary”. Therefore, it is understood that the writing of the educated carries the most prestige within that community. As a result, this thus leads to Standard English being widely recognised as acceptable wherever English may be spoken and understood (Merriam Webster 2015)....   [tags: English language, French language, Dialect]

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The Grand Master´s Palace

- The Grand Masters' Palace Introduction The Grand Masters' Palace is located in St. George's Square, along Republic Street on which are two main gates: one leading to Neptune's Courtyard and the other to Prince Alfred's Courtyard. This second entrance was added to the existing structure during the reign of Grand Master Pinto. The Palace served as a residential building for the Grand Masters of the Order for 225 years and from 1800 to 1964 was the residence of the British Governors. After Malta obtained its independence from Britain in 1964, it became the official residence of the Governor General until 1974....   [tags: the Order, Great Britain, Malta, Parliament]

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The Pleasure Of Interviewing Ms. Crystal Vazquz

- I had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Crystal Vázquz, she is a receptionist at the Salvation Army and a Spanish teacher. Her family moved here to the U.S from Isabella Puerto Rico. Her mother was the one to initiate the big move because she saw better job opportunities to create a better life for her children. Crystal stated “I was 13 when we moved here to the U.S” but she remembers a lot, a lot of the food that was prepared in here country, the ingredients were from their backyards no one used frozen foods to prepare a dish....   [tags: United States, U.S. state, Puerto Rico]

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The Palace Of Versailles

- The Palace Of Versailles In order to understand the Palace at Versailles, one should be aware of the Architectural Analysis, the History of the Chateau, the Main Palace Buildings and Rooms, and the purpose of the Palace of Versailles. The Palace of Versailles is located at Versailles, France, and was built in 1631 in the order of Louis XIII. It has served as the royal palace and numerous other purposes.It now serves as a museum of French history. It has earned the name “Chateau” which in French means, “Castle”....   [tags: Architecture Descriptive Essays Observation]

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Swannanoa Palace

- Swannanoa Palace is a beautiful mansion that rests atop Afton Mountain in Nelson County Virginia. It was built over an eight year time period by James Dooley as a token of love for his wife, Sallie Dooley. The name was given to their home in honor of Sallie's love for swans and how they choose one mate for life. Construction of this palace was completed in 1912 with the effort of 300 artisans and two contractors. The couple also had another home in Richmond, Virginia. This home was formally known as “Maymont”....   [tags: American Architecture]

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Potala Palace: The Residence of the Dalai Lama

- Constructed in the 7th Century, home to a government, a religious pilgrimage site, the residence of the Dalai Lama, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and located at twelve thousand feet above sea level, Potala Palace is an amazing architectural feat and the most important building in Tibet. The palace is admired as the symbol of Tibet as well as an illustration for the religious struggle for purification. Influences, both ancient and unexpected, relate this sacred symbol in stone to the rest of the world, both new and ancient, with a classic architectural language, which is paramount to any social or political society....   [tags: architectural tradition, tibet]

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Palace Of Fatehpur Sikri : The Architecture Of India

- The architectural monument I am writing on is “Palace of Fatehpur Sikri”, it is in India. It is an ancient monument built by Mughal Emperors. The building mode is the elemental building. There are many different components in this palace. The parti of the palace is “O”. The palace was well planned on the Persian principles. It is composition of many images, it is a palace, tomb, stable, cabin, fort, columns, stairs, towers and arch. This palace is located in the border of a city called Agra district, which falls in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India....   [tags: Mughal Empire, Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Delhi]

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The Haunted Palace By Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Haunted Palace” was written in 1839 and originally published in Baltimore Museum magazine. It is forty-eight lines long, divided into six stanzas, and follows an ABAB rhyme scheme. It uses contrasting imageries, glorious and gloomy, to emphasize a sense of loss for something once-great. It also uses allegory to compare the subject of the poem, a haunted palace, with a man, possibly himself. This poem describes a palace, once-great, fallen into disrepair. The palace, once vibrant, ages into an abandoned desolate place, haunted by “evil things in robes of sorrow” (line 33)....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Poetry]

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The Haunted Palace By Edgar Allan Poe

- The Haunted Palace, an allegory written by Edgar Allan Poe, conveys a story about a king whom seems threaten for himself and his palace. Edgar Allan Poe uses the uses of imagery, foreshadowing, and close attention to diction. The poem opens up in the green valleys. Poe shows the calm and green valleys to illustrate and foreshadow peace and tranquility early in the presents of the king. Edgar Allan Poe introduces his palace and the environment as a calm, beautiful, and established happy place, but seems to foreshadow a change....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Poetry, Rufus Wilmot Griswold]

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The Palace of Versailles and the Absolutism of Louis XIV

- The Palace of Versailles and the Absolutism of Louis XIV Absolutism describes a form of monarchical power that is unrestrained by all other institutions, such as churches, legislatures, or social elites. To achieve absolutism one must first promote oneself as being powerful and authoritative, then the individual must take control of anyone who might stand in the way of absolute power. The Palace of Versailles helped King Louis XIV fulfill both of those objectives. Versailles used propaganda by promoting Louis with its grandiosity and generous portraits that all exuded a sense of supremacy....   [tags: World History ]

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The Grand Archetectual Presence of the Louvre Palace

- ... When reopened the collection of works was massively increased under Napoleons reign and the museum was renamed ‘Musée Napoléon’. After Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo a large amount of the existing works that were seized by his armies were returned to their original owners and the Louvre’s name was restored. Following this the collection was increased during the reigns of Louise XVIII and Charles X, but it was the Second French Empire that made a vast difference gaining the museum around 20,000 pieces....   [tags: renovations, museum, structure]

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Cirque Du Soleil At Caesars Palace

- “Place your bets”, the dealer shouted as he shuffled the deck of cards. Las Vegas, also known as sin city stands as one of the best popular cities for tourists in the United States. It is located in the state of Nevada. With miraculous shows, luxurious hotel/casinos, and fascinating attractions, and Las Vegas is definitely worth a visit. Las Vegas has a variety of different shows to check out. One of their greatest popular shows is Cirque du Soleil. There are eight different types of the show to see....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, The Mirage]

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Palace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix

- ... The word beggars is important in this story because without the beggars of their city Cecilia wouldn’t of been able to act like one , on page 217-218 where it quotes “Okay,so I look terrible. So what. Wait a minute-can I use that?”. Which means that if there weren’t any beggars she couldn’t use that disguise. Denotation for the word harp is a musical instrument that plays soft and sweet pieces and connotation for the word harp is a Peaceful musical instrument that plays delicate music. Its important because it was Cecilia’s proof that she was the princess....   [tags: character analysis]

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Evaluation of the Fractal Dimension of a Crystal

- Evaluation of the Fractal Dimension of a Crystal Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effects of voltage and molarity changes on the fractal dimension of a Cu crystal formed by the re-dox reaction between Cu and CuSO4. Using the introductory information obtained from research, the fractal geometry of the Cu crystals was determined for each set of parameters. Through the analysis of data, it was determined that the fractal dimension is directly related to the voltage....   [tags: Chemistry Chemical Papers]

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Crystal Meth The Drug of Choice for Young People

- Crystal meth has surpassed cocaine as the drug of choice for young people and has left a large amount of destroyed lives in its aftermath. Meth addiction runs unrestrained in America and throughout the world. Crystal meth also known as crystal methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant. Methamphetamine affects the centers of the brain that control judgment, control reward, and control memory. Women are more likely to use meth than cocaine. The average high from Methamphetamine lasts between four and twelve hours....   [tags: addictions, cocaine, weight loss]

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Article Analysis: Birth Control Review by Crystal Eastman

- ... Furthermore, the biggest underlying value that I could find within her article would be economic freedom for women. Her key values include the female right to vote, women holding office, birth control, and social and sexual freedom. “This is to me the central fact of feminism. Until women learn to want economic independence, i.e. the ability to earn their own living independently of their husbands, fathers, brothers, or lovers-and until they work out a way to get this in independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems feminism has no roots.” (Eastman, Pg.509) Therefore, she engages several different topics trying to draw in more fellow feminists....   [tags: feminist dream, bible, freedom]

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Text Messaging: 2b or not 2b? by David Crystal

- “Our generation doesn't ring the doorbell. They text or call to say they're outside,” this line is from one of the well-known social networks, Tweeter, which shows how the way of communication has change in this modern life. According to 2013 statistics by Business Insider, in United States alone, smartphone owners aged 18 to 24 send 2,022 texts per month on average — 67 texts on a daily basis — and receive another 1,831 texts (Cocotas). Nowadays, technology such as text messaging has practically replaced traditional face to face communication among the society primarily in young generations because texting allows messages to be sent fast and effortless....   [tags: children, spelling, writing]

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Analysis Of Langston Hughes Poem And Crystal Stair

- “See life for me aint me been no crystal stair it’s had splinters and tackler, but I keep moving on” as the mother in Langston Hughes poem, Crystal Stair, explained to her son. Life is so full of adventures, shaping personalities with joy and heartaches. Many of which, have turned out to have a great impact on my life. There are many things that has shaped my personality, such as emotional situations, death, and college. All playing a very important role in creating and fighting to be who I am today....   [tags: Erik Erikson, Developmental psychology, Identity]

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The Issue Of Equality By Alice Paul And Crystal Eastman

- The issue of equality had always been a debate between both female and male back in the old days. The ERA, short for Equal Rights Amendment, was an amendment that was designed to guarantee equal rights for women. It was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution and was originally written by Alice Paul and Crystal Eastman. Both Paul and Eastman believed that in order to have freedom from legal sex discrimination, it was required to have an Equal Rights Amendment that would affirm the equal application of the Constitution to all U.S....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Life Aint Been No Crystal Stair- Langston Hughes

- vvvv Life aint been no crystal stair- Langston Hughes Growing up in a drug infested neighborhood wasn’t anything to brag about. I mean it wasn’t like we were living in Compton or anything but it did get a little crazy over here. From fights to shootings, robbery and gun downs. If a police wasn’t around here riding round you just knew there was something wrong. Living in this neighborhood I always felt as if I had to be hard because if you are soft you were considered weak and if you were weak you got beat....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, English-language films]

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The Raven and The Haunted Palace by Edgar Allan Poe

- “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,” (“The Raven” 1). “The Raven” arguably one of the most famous poems by Edgar Allan Poe, is a narrative about a depressed man longing for his lost love. Confronted by a talking raven, the man slowly loses his sanity. “The Haunted Palace” a ballad by Poe is a brilliant and skillfully crafted metaphor that compares a palace to a human skull and mind. A palace of opulence slowly turns into a dilapidated ruin. This deterioration is symbolic of insanity and death....   [tags: poem, symbolism, romanticism]

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Crystal Night

- Crystal Night Source Based Source C is important because it is written by Joseph Goebbels. It was produced on the 12th November 1938, it is an extract from a Nazi newspaper, which means it is biased. The Nazis would want to portray that they had nothing to do with organising Crystal Night. Furthermore, Goebbels is the head of propaganda. Goebbels was a notorious liar and it was his policy that, “the bigger the lie, the more people will believe it”. Source D, is written by Goebbels but this time it paints a very different picture of what went on....   [tags: Papers]

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The Brass Plaques of the Benin Palace

- The Portuguese arrived in Benin, in modern Nigeria, between 1472 and 1486 to find an established and ancient kingdom with remarkable social and ritual complexity, with art that was comparatively naturalistic, and with a political system that was, on the surface, recognizable to the Europeans: monarchy. Even more importantly, they found a land rich in pepper, cloth, ivory, and slaves, and immediately set out to establish trade (Ben-Amos 35-6). Though we often imagine "first contacts" between Europeans and Africans as clashes of epochal proportions, leaving Europeans free to manipulate and coerce the flabbergasted and paralyzed Africans, this misjudges the resilience and indeed, preparedness,...   [tags: Europe European Art Papers]

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The Solid Line Of Figure 6 Represents The Electron Density Correlation Function Of Plla / Pdla

- The solid line in Figure 6 represents the electron density correlation function profile of PLLA/PDLA (1/1) sample crystallized at 180 °C for 60 min, the two dashed lines (one is the detectable straight line section in the self-correlation region, the other is the base line of the self-correlation region), and the vertical axis compose its self-correlation triangle, reflecting the electron density correlation within a lamella. The abscissas of the intersection point of the two dashed line (point B) and the first maximum of the correlation function curve (point C) represent the average lamellar thickness, because of the crystallinity value, determined to be 44.1% by WAXD, and the long period,...   [tags: Crystal, Crystallization, Solid, Crystallography]

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The Royal Palace at Forres

- The Royal Palace at Forres Banquo, alone on stage, declares that everything the witches predicted for Macbeth have come true, and that might mean what they predicted about Banquo fathering a line of kings will also come true. The newly crowned Macbeth and his train enter. In front of the others, Macbeth requests Banquo’s company at this evening’s feast. In passing, he confirms that Banquo will go horseback riding with his son in the afternoon. Macbeth bids everyone depart, except a servant to fetch the two murderers he has hired to kill Banquo....   [tags: Papers]

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The City Of Ghan The Royal Palace At Mount Fura

- On the other hand, some municipalities like numerous walled Yoruba cities, compared, if not rivaled, growth in Europe and Asia. When Dutch traders arrived in Africa at the end of the 13th century, they confirmed that urbanization in Benin City (Nigeria) in West Africa was truly no different than other European cities: These African cities were well-planned and laid out on structured grids. Some cities contained intricate sewage systems and defined streets…some streets in a Nigerian town were paved....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Africa, Nigeria, Slavery]

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Louis Xiv 's Power Under The Palace Of Versailles

- During the 17th century, a massive change took place in the government of France as the king at the time, Louis XIV, centralized France 's power under the Palace of Versailles. After the death of France 's prime minister in 1661, Louis XIV personally assumed power over the country and made it his goal to keep the country tightly knit. Throughout his reign operated from the Palace of Versailles, life in the castle revolved around the "Roi-Soleil 's" own life. From dawn to dusk, the king was followed by the residents of Versailles....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Louis XV of France]

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Motion Picture Palace : New Jersey City Loews

- I chose to talk about a Motion Picture Palace in New Jersey because it is my father’s hometown and it has a significant meaning to my family and me. The name of the Motion Picture Palace I chose is the “Jersey City Loews.” This theater is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a well-known business district, residential area, and transportation center, which is also a popular entertainment and shopping area called “Jersey Square.” This theater was inspired by the Baroque/Rococo era style and was designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Secaucus, New Jersey]

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Crystal Meth Addiction

- Ice, crank, meth, crystal, tweak, go fast otherwise known as Crystal Methamphetamine, in the United States is at epidemic levels. 1 Meth is not only highly addictive it is easily "cooked" in homes across the country. Unlike some drugs, which are derived from natural sources, meth includes an array of dangerous chemicals. These chemicals can include battery acid, rat poison and motor oil. Crystal meth is a sub-category of amphetamine. Amphetamines are synthetic amines- which are similar to the body's neurotransmitter: norepinehrine and the hormone epinephrine (adrenaline)....   [tags: Health]

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Analysis Of ' The Ice Palace ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- America’s history has many instances of cultural conflicts. We can see these conflicts in early America with the Native Americans and the colonist. As America grew new immigrants, cultures, and ways of living began to develop which increased the number of social conflicts. In the early 1900’s both F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edith Maud Eaton or pen name Sui Sin Far comment about some of these struggles in their time. Fitzgerald highlights the difference between northern culture and southern cultures in his story “The Ice Palace”, while Far shows the clash between of the Chinese American and the white man in “It’s Wavering Image”....   [tags: Short story, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Love]

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My Experience At The Amazon Palace International Restaurant

- I believe in that to be a success in life I have to have experiences in my life story to improve myself, abilities and skills. This will add a lot to my social, and managerial experience too. My work experience started at the Amazon Palace International Restaurant as an Executive Manager. That was the fascinating experience I have consolidated my skills of taking responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant, analyzing and planning restaurant sales levels and profitability, organizing marketing activities, such as promotional events and discount schemes....   [tags: Management, Time, Better, Learning]

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Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed

- Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed We live in a day and age where marketing and advertising is stronger then ever. It is essentially in our face every where we turn, from the clothes we wear to the music we listen to and even the device we use to listen to our music. Marketing and advertising touches our lives everyday without our really ever even noticing it. Marketing professionals have a difficult challenge before them in figuring out a way to create a public interest, and a want for their products if they are to become adopted....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Louis XIV--Palace of Versailles

- At What Cost Should Splendid be Achieved. Splendid is a term that Webster's Dictionary defines as 1. Magnificent and sumptuous. 2. Distinguished or glorious. Splendour means even more than that. It can be used to describe something so excellent in all ways that it leaves a person in awe. The Palace of Versailles is often associated with that term, but should it. The Palace is indeed magnificent, but what the king had done to his country and people was not. This palace cost the country of France a great amount of money, but that still did not make the king change his decision about building it....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Failed Product Report: Crystal Pepsi

- Failed Product Report: Crystal Pepsi There was a marketing fad in early 1990s equating clarity with purity. Just to name a few, Miller Brewing Co. came up with Miller Clear(March 1993), Coors Brewing Co. came up with Zima Clearmalt (1992), Procter & Gamble came up with Ivory clear liquid hand cleanser and Colgate-Palmolive came up with Clear Sparkling fresh dishwashing liquid. Last but not least, PepsiCo came up with Crystal Pepsi in April 1992. Company Brief Description Pepsi Company (PepsiCo) owns many brands of beverages, snacks and other foods....   [tags: Marketing Business Failure Analysis]

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Laura’s Trinity of Escapes in Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie

- Tennessee Williams depicts three main symbols that help his protagonist, Laura, escape from reality in his play The Glass Menagerie. The first symbol that Laura utilizes begins with her father’s departure. When her father left, he left Laura his victrola and his old record collection. The record player helps Laura unwind as the record spins repeatedly on its platform. The second representation of escape occurs when Laura forces herself to become sick and vomit. Laura forces herself into a sickness when she finds herself in uncomfortable situations and this occurs multiple times throughout the play....   [tags: crystal crutch, record player]

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