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The Presentation of Love by Different Authors

- The Presentation of Love by Different Authors Compare and contrast how love is presented in 5, pre 1914, poems. Love is conveyed in many different ways by the different authors of the poems, ‘How Do I Love Thee?’ (Elizabeth Barrett Browning), ‘First Love’ (John Clare), ‘Villegiature’ (Edith Nesbit), ‘My mistresses eyes are nothing like the sun’ (William Shakespeare) and ‘Sonnet 18’ (William Shakespeare). Love is presented using a different number of themes such as religion, passion, sickness and nature....   [tags: Papers]

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Soil Composition Research

- As described above, Quaternary glacial-, glaciofluvial- and alluvial deposits are absent but may occure in protected relief positions. Primary soil-forming materials are the omnipresent Triassic trappean rocks. After Sokolov et al. (2002) soils in this province mainly develop from residuum of bedrocks or from their loose derivatives of colluvial and solifluctional origin. In general mineral and chemical composition of the “sediment mantles” resemble underlying bedrock (Sokolov et al., 2002). Due to the low thermal regimes chemical weathering is hampered, while physical, cryopedogenic processeses dominate soil genesis....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Death Comes Swift

- ... The pale blue went well with my pale skin, the spunky girl at the store said so herself. It was one of the few acts of rebellion I had done up to that point. I still remembered how nervous I was going into the alternative store in the local mall, I shook as I looked at all the crude jokes and sexual things inside. She came up out of nowhere and asked if I needed any help. I stammered out "No, I-I'm alright thanks." She must have known I was nervous because she just smirked and said "Here let's find you a souvenir." I only nodded and followed her around the store as she asked me about what I liked, what I was into, etc....   [tags: personal Narrative]

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Fate and Love in A Midsummer Night's Dream

- Fate and Love in A Midsummer Night's Dream There are many instances in A Midsummer Night's Dream where love is coerced from or foisted upon unwilling persons. This romantic bondage comes from both man-made edicts and the other-worldly enchantment of love potions. Tinkering with the natural progression of love has consequences. These human and fairy-led machinations, which are brought to light under the pale, watery moon, are an affront to nature. Shakespeare knows that all must be restored to its place under fate's thumb when the party of dreamers awaken....   [tags: Midsummer Night's Dream]

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First Love

- First love explores & expresses the experience of one’s first love. And is centred on a speaker, reminiscing about his experiences and plainly shows the innocence of one enduring the experience of first love, and the knowledge that it can never be attained again. From what we can perceive of the text, we can guess that is written in mid 1800, but without previous knowledge of the author, we are powerless to describe its location. Aside from the fact we know it takes place out doors, possibly in a garden....   [tags: Poetry, Poem]

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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

- Nature is not pure. It has its own inconsistencies. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck clearly expresses that Nature and Man are one. The humans in the novel are different and each contributes differently to the conflict. Some humans contribute in creating the conflict while others contribute to the solution. Nature is the same way. It is not always dependable, yet many people put all of their faith into it. Nature can create and destroy all in one breath. In the beginning of the novel, the land is dry and the last rains are falling....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Overcoming My Fear of Public Speaking

- Overcoming My Fear of Public Speaking I could barely hold a pen. There was this faint, yet distinctly audible, buzzing in the room; I suspected only I heard it. My hands were shaking convulsively and the writing on the blackboard was blurrier than usual. My economics teacher called out my name several times before I acknowledged her. “Carol, if the GDP per capita of Argentina falls, what is the most likely outcome. Carol?” she said, in her stereotypical teacher like tone. “I’m sorry, what was the question?” I asked....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Group VII Elements - Halogens

- Group VII Elements - Halogens The Group VII elements are called HALOGENS. The name Halogen means "salt - former" and is based on the fact that the elements combine with most metals to form salts. (halides) ELEMENT ======= FLUORINE ======== CHLORINE BROMINE ======= IODINE ====== State at 20oC GAS --- GAS --- LIQUID ------ SOLID ----- Colour PALE YELLOW PALE GREEN RED-BROWN BLACK Melting Point (0C) - 220 - 101 - 7 113 Boiling Point (0C) - 188 - 35 59 183 E...   [tags: Papers]

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The Metaphors of Wishing Africa

- The Metaphors of Wishing Africa "Wishing Africa" is a poem in which many thought provoking metaphors are used to make it come alive by giving the reader great illustrations. First of all what is a metaphor. A metaphor is a figure of speech that make comparison between two unlike things, without using the words like or as. Marilyn Brooks utilizes metaphor to shape one of the most interesting and dramatic poems. The essence of this poem lies within the metaphors. There are metaphors all through out "Wishing Africa," but the first one is not a metaphor but a simile becuase of the use of the word as....   [tags: Papers]

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Women in Shakespeare's Sonnet 130

- Women in Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 Shakespeare is expressing, though not in the first person, that he knows women are not the perfect beauties they are portrayed to be and that we should love them anyway. He uses two types of descriptions, one of their physical beauty and the other of their characteristics to make fun of all those ‘romantic’ poets trying to ‘brown nose’ the girls they like. One of the physical attributes, in the first quatrain, that he mentions is his “mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun,” meaning she has no ‘twinkle’ in her eyes....   [tags: Sonnet 130 Shakespeare Women Essays]

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Compare and Contrast of "The Goose Girl" by the Grimm Brothers and "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe

- Upon reading both short stories of Edgar Allan Poe’s “A Tell- Tale Heart” and the Grimm Brothers “The Goose Girl” one can automatically see some resemblance and diversity between the two. For example both the chambermaid and the unnamed narrator use violence and manipulation to get what they both desire the most, murder is involved in both stories, and they don’t feel much remorse of what they do and it makes them happy. While both stories have correlations they also have a sense of their own unique differences such as in the Goose Girl, the chambermaid is greedy, jealous, condemned the original princess to take her place as a chambermaid and the princess and original chambermaid never got a...   [tags: Murder, Remorse]

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Perspectives on the End of Life in James Dickey's The View From The Hospital Window

- Everyone at some time in their lives must come to the realization that they or others around them will not live forever. After they come to that moment of realization, they will either accept death when it comes and live life to the fullest or deny and live a more sheltered life. James Dickey shows this moment of realization in his poem “The Hospital Window” where a son who has just finished his terminally ill father starts to realize the frail thing called life is compared the great aspect of enjoying life....   [tags: metaphors, death]

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Book Assesment Essay on You Can't Take My Planet, But Take My Brother, Please

- ... What I thought about this novel is that it is humorous, well-written, and had some science references in the story as I read along. Aliens, robots, rockets, shrunken heads that talk, and planets being sold, are some sort of science. It also adds in science references and terms dealing with space, like the word intergalactic. And the imagery made reading the story fun. Because when they described the aliens features I could imagine how they looked like. The society of aliens is pretty weird, and they have weird ways of adapting and using things on Earth....   [tags: charcter, family, plot]

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The Boy and the Man of Snow: Boy at the Window by Richard Wilbur

- The Boy and the Man of Snow “Boy at the Window” is a gentle poem that explores the innocent anxieties of childhood. The author, Richard Wilbur, uses a different perspective in each of the two stanzas, creating a few ironic surprises that make the reader think about the harsh realities of winter in a new way. By using the word “boy” rather than a specific name for him, Wilbur undoubtedly proposes the experience that the boy undergoes is a universal one. In each stanza Wilbur expresses the different perspectives of the boy and the snowman, he also uses a structure of tone and pathos for his poem....   [tags: poem, biblical, loneliness]

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Edgar Allan Poe 's `` The Raven `` And The Tell Tale Heart ``

- Edgar Allan Poe The works of Edgar Allan Poe are well known to be a rather dark style of writing. Many of the man’s stories and poems tend to revolve around the thought of death. His inspiration for his dark works could have come from the type of life Edgar Allan Poe lived. The author Edgar Allan Poe has a very dark writing style as shown in his works such as “The Raven” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”. Edgar Allan Poe was born January 19 1809 to Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe and David Poe Jr (Sova)....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' O Captain ! My Captain ' By Walt Whitman

- “O captain. My Captain!” is written by Walt Whitman in 1865 in which is that the 16th president of the U.S., Abraham Lincoln, was shot to death. People at that time fell in deep sorrow for his death, Whitman also mourned the president Lincoln by writing a poem. So, overall mood in his work is very depressed, and have much esteem for the president in it. First of all, the poem is very exquisite and dramatic. It appeared imaginable as like I see the blood on the deck, a man crying. Also, from first to last part, speaker’s voice had changed; he hold his captain’s head with deep grief, and eventually he walked weekly through on the deck....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War]

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Analysis of Keats' Captivating and Dismal Ballad "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

- John Keats is a spell binding poet, who lived a short life of 25 years, but left behind a towering legacy in the Romantic period. His work “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” is an imaginative masterpiece written in 1819, which was near his death in 1821. During the time he wrote the ballad, his brother died of tuberculosis; an ailment that swept over many members of his family, including him. He also became devoted to young woman, Fanny Brawne, but struggled with his continuous meager ownerships. The time of darkness, disease, and depression were close reflected in the ballad, where love and death both reign as did in his personal life....   [tags: La Belle Dame Sans Merci]

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An Evaluation of Hesse’s Portrayal of India’s Caste System in Enlightenment, Siddhartha

- In his novel Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse used the story of a young Indian Brahmin searching for insight to explore different means of achieving inner peace. Siddhartha attempted to use both asceticism and the life of the wealthy to experience illumination. He fluctuated from rich to poor multiple times before he reached enlightenment. However, Hesse did not always accurately portray the most essential piece of Indian culture—the Caste System—perhaps because he wanted to appeal to a western audience that had little knowledge of the system....   [tags: Siddhartha Essays]

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The Power of the Imagination and Its Relationship to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

- The role of the imagination in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, Frankenstein is a vital when defining the work as Romantic. Though Shelley incorporates aspects that resemble the Enlightenment period, she relies on the imagination. The power of the imagination is exemplified in the novel through both Victor and the Creature as each embarks to accomplish their separate goals of scientific fame and accomplishing human relationships. The origin of the tale also emphasizes the role of the imagination as Shelley describes it in her “Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831)”....   [tags: romantic period, power, human perception]

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Understanding Poe’s The Tell Tale Heart: Insanity or a Stroke of Brilliance

- Edgar Allen Poe’s a genius of innovation. He uses the ideas that were common concerns of the time to revolve around in his short stories. Edgar Allen Poe grew up in a rough time when both his parents died, 1811. At a young age Poe was placed with a foster family in which he was treated without any respect. He took the ideas of mental illness to a sophisticated example in his short story, “The Tell Tale Heart.” “The Tell Tale Heart” is written in the gothic style that helps establish the surreal theme....   [tags: macabre and mystery literature]

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How Did Edvard Munch Attempt to Visualize Intense Emotion in his Paintings?

- ... The colours, dark in hue, but brilliant in intensity, scream of the intense emotion portrayed by Munch. His works from the turn of the century have a reoccurring colour palette. Presenting the same window to a tortured world with blood red skies, pale skinned beings, and dark mysterious corners. In one of his earlier works, The Sick Child, made after the death of his younger sister, the colour scheme is dominated by the relationship of a range of sea greens with a hot orange-red. It may be suggested that the greens and reds themselves evoke the queasiness and fever of illness....   [tags: notorious Norwegian painters]

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The Importance of the Central Female Charater in William Blake's Nurse's Song

- ... There is much possibility to be had at the beginning, as each person believes that he or she has the power to bring about major changes. After all, this is the thing that makes revolutions possible in the first place. Following that particular passage, Blake writes about how the nurse allows the children to continue to play deep into the night, not worrying for their safety at all. What this can tell us is that at the beginning of a revolution, a person might be tempted to think that the world is fair....   [tags: innocent, experience, revolution ]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Annabel Lee ' By Edgar Allan Poe

- “Annabel Lee” is the last poem written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1849 and was published posthumously. The poem follows Poe 's familiar theme of the grievous death of a young woman, in this poem the woman is “[the speaker 's] darling--[his] darling--[his] life and [his] bride”. Many believe that Virginia Clemm, who died suddenly and at a young age, much like Annabel Lee in the poem, was the source of inspiration for Poe. Much like the speaker, Edgar Allan Poe became troubled and dysfunctional after her death....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe]

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Edgar Allan Poe 's ' The Masque Of The Red Death '

- Edgar Allan Poe Similarity Essay Edgar Allan Poe 's Stories can be considered very similar. The reason for this is because many of Poe 's experiences have influenced the stories. One life event that influenced these stories is the death of a family member. Poe lost his mother, his foster mother, and his wife Virginia all to tuberculosis. Another reasons Poe 's works are so dark is because Poe had his father abandon him and his foster father disliked him. Poe lived from January 19, 1809, to October 7, 1849....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado]

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The Portrayal of Bertha in "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot

- The Lifted Veil is a novella written by George Eliot, which was originally published in 1859. The novella fits in well with the typical style of the Victorian era. However, George Eliot’s usual style was realistic, so when The Lifted Veil was written, it was the complete opposite of what was expected from her. The Lifted veil is a good example of horror fiction. It explores a wide variety of different themes, including extra sensory perception, foresight, insight, Victorian stereotypes, marriage and the Victorian ideals of womanhood....   [tags: George Eliot]

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Case Study of an Eighteen Month Old Toddler In Respiratory Distress

- As a respiratory therapist at a local hospital, I was called to the Emergency Department to await the arrival by ambulance of a 32 lb. (14.54 kg.), eighteen-month old male toddler with a history of coughing, congestion, fever, and runny nose for the previous five days. He is currently taking prescribed medication, by his pediatrician, consisting of acetaminophen to control fever as well as cough syrup to lessen his cough, congestion and runny nose. He has been on this medication for the past two days but suddenly, within the past hour, has developed an audible wheeze and cyanosis around his lips....   [tags: community acquired pneumonia]

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Analysis on the Prologue of the Canterbury Tales by Geoffery Chaucer

- In his General Prologue, Geoffrey Chaucer introduces all of his characters to the reader. He writes that there was a group of people who met, and were all, coincidentally going to Canterbury. In the General Prologue, it is written, “Some nine and twenty in a company Of sundry folk happening then to fall In fellowship, and they were pilgrims all That towards Canterbury meant to ride.” The Canterbury Tales is a collection of the stories that each of these characters tells on the journey. There is a vast assortment of characters....   [tags: monk, skipper, miller, characters]

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Analysis Of ' Compass And Torch ' And ' Anil '

- Both ‘Compass and Torch’ and ‘Anil’ illustrates the theme of family relationships in numerous ways and we have seen a development of this idea in both short stories. The relationship of the families have been dominate through both pieces and Ridjal Noor and Elizabeth Baines have used different techniques to demonstrate this such as; symbolism, personification and emotive language. Both texts are written in narrative to give the reader multiple perspectives of the events taking place within the text and already from the two titles we can tell the two short stories are distinct but we can also interpret key points from the title....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Father]

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Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe 's Death Of Death And Despair

- Edgar Allan Poe can be classified as one of the most well-known authors in history. He enjoyed trying to get into his characters’ minds and explore the paranoia rooted within. Poe is widely known for his extensive use of obsession in his works. An obsession is defined as an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. Obsession gives the works an overall sinister and grim mood. These moods are exactly what he wanted in his works of death and despair. All of his characters or narrators are always given a sense of nervousness or sensitiveness....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart, Fear]

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The Taint of Money in “Life in the Iron Mills”

- Rebecca Harding Davis wrote “Life in the Iron Mills” in the mid-nineteenth century in part to raise awareness about working conditions in industrial mills. With the goal of presenting the reality of the mills’ environment and the lives of the mill workers, Davis employs vivid and concrete descriptions of the mills, the workers’ homes, and the workers themselves. Yet her story’s realism is not objective; Davis has a reformer’s agenda, and her word-pictures are colored accordingly. One theme that receives a particularly negative shading in the story is big business and the money associated with it....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Davis]

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A short history of military stealth technology through the ages

- The Lockheed Martin F-22a Raptor fighter jet is the pinnacle of modern stealth technology. Featuring the absolute latest in radar absorbent covering and aircraft design, this plane not only defies, but also laughs at enemy attempts to spot it, showing up as a blip the same size as a marble would on radar. Throughout the ages, it has not been he with the bigger stick who won the war, but he with the stick that could not be seen. Stealth technology and camouflage have been an integral part of warfare from when man first waged war, but how have advances from ancient technology led us to what we have today....   [tags: Military Technology]

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Analysis of The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

- Imagine the sight of an old man's eye, vultures, pale blue, with a film covering it. (Farooq). Could this make one’s self so insane that one would murder a man because of it. This is the event that occurs in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart". Every night at midnight, the narrator, ventured into the old man's room without making a sound, to observe the very eye at which made his blood run cold. The old man did not suspect a thing. During the day the narrator continued to go about his daily routine, and even went so far as to ask the old man every morning if he slept well the night before....   [tags: symbolism, murder, to the point story]

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Flowering Tree Guide for Plants in the Los Angles Area

- Jacaranda In Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, blooming jacaranda trees announce the coming of spring. This visually stunning tree can grow up to 100 feet tall, but most top out between 25 and 50 feet. Early growth is fast, but mature trees grow more slowly. Although some jacarandas exhibit an upright pattern, usually the branches are long and spreading, creating a wide and open crown. The bark is silvery gray to almost black and the lacy, fern-like foliage is bright green and abundant, providing plenty of filtered shade....   [tags: tree, flowers, los angles]

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The Duality of Belinda in Pope’s Rape of the Lock

- In Rape of the Lock, Alexander Pope uses the epic form to satirize 18th century English society. The mock epic’s protagonist, Belinda, portrays a duality of women as both materialistic and chaste beings. This duality, dictated by society, shows contradictory values. Belinda’s duality illustrates itself best in the toilette scene at the end of Canto I. In this scene, she functions as an epic hero readying for battle, yet she merely gets ready for the day. Her toilette displays both cosmetic goods and religious symbols, showing equal importance to both her beauty and her religion....   [tags: Beauty, Religion]

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The Harsh Climate On The Minds Of The Frome Household

- Srijit Paul Walker Ethan Frome Essay P.6 Thesis Question: To what extent does the harsh climate of Starkfield play a role in the minds of the Frome household. Snow, the epitome of beauty, grace, and wonder. What hides underneath this blanket of white, is far from what is thought. Snow plays a key role in creating the harsh environment that makes Starkfield, Massachusetts, a city from Ethan Frome a novel by author Edith Wharton. The harsh climate of Starkfield has a sense of changing the people that encounter it, especially the Frome household....   [tags: Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome, Mind, Thought]

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Shakespeare 's Othello : The Downfall Of The Moor Othello

- William Shakespeare’s Othello follows the downfall of the Moor Othello and those associated with him. Othello’s ensign, Iago, causes the demise of Othello as payback for not being chosen as Othello’s lieutenant. Shakespeare makes Iago a puppeteer in a sense so that he may control those around him without getting caught, up until his own demise. Through the manipulation of the people around him, and Othello’s emotions and insecurities, Iago manages to completely destroy the lives of Othello, Desdemona, Roderigo, Emilia, and everyone affected by the innocent deaths....   [tags: Othello, Jealousy, Iago, Envy]

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The Murderer's Motivation Depicted in Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

- Poe's writings are not without morals, and as a representation of a guilty conscience, “The Tell-Tale Heart” has been called one of the most effective parables ever conceived (Ward 310). “I find it almost impossible to believe that Poe has no serious or artistic motive in 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' that he merely revels in horror and only inadvertently illuminates the depths of the human soul,” James Gargano asserts. He further states that though Poe's stories sometimes seem to be nothing more than ramblings of crazed narrators, the structure, development, arrangement, and irony of the narrator's confessions allow Poe to offer ideas which the narrators themselves never actually possessed (“The Q...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Edgar Allen Poe]

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Indo-English Women Poetry: A Journey From Feminism to Post-Feminism

- Indo-English poetry began to be written and until rather recently continued to be written under the influence of the English romantic poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Byron and even Walter Scott. The poetry of the period is marked by a highly subjective tone and uninhibited expression of personal feeling. Also, nature and its variegated scenes form a background, especially nature in its natural untamed manifestations. Witness for example these lines from Toru Dutt’s (1856-1877) poem “Sindhu”, where she presents a beautiful description of the sunset on an Indian lake: Upon the glassy surface fell The last beams of the day, Like fiery darts, that lengthening swells, As bree...   [tags: Indian Poetry]

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The Success Story of Sourdough Bread and LaBrea Bakery

- Nancy Silverton was 18, studying liberal arts at California State University in Sonoma when she began cooking in a vegetarian kitchen in her dorm. When she realized this was her passion, she apprenticed at a small California restaurant and went on to Le Cordon Bleu in London. She came back to LA and became an assistant pastry chef at a place called Michaels restaurant in Santa Monica CA. At Michaels, she knew her passion was pastry and returned to Le Notre Culinary Institute in France, to become more skilled at pastries....   [tags: Nancy Silverton, women chefs]

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J.M. Hickman's Grand Style: An Ordinary Man's Extraordinary Nature

- J.M. Hickman's Grand Style: An Ordinary Man's Extraordinary Nature INTRODUCTION Nature Writing is born out of love, appreciation, and wonder. It discovers its voice in the connection between man and the natural world (Harton). Conceivably the most American style of writing, it rejoices in America’s wilderness while it grieves America’s greed and exploitation of the environment (Johnson-Sheehan and Stewart). Nature Writing beckons us, with the intention of awakening our spirits. It stirs our souls, touches our hearts, and inspires our minds....   [tags: nature writing]

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Interaction between Miss Z and Registered Nurse Mrs. M

- In this paper I will write about my observation of the Miss Z who was a 28 year old patient in the S hospital where I had my Lifespan 1 clinical placement. Also, I will write about Mrs. M. who is a Registered Nurse at the High Risk Pregnancy Unit of the S. hospital where Miss Z. was a patient. More specifically, I will describe how Non-Stress Test was done by the nurse Z. During this test nurse repositioned Miss Z, strapped two sensors to her belly, and interacted with Miss. Z. In the second part of my writing I will discuss two types of nursing knowledge such as Case knowledge and Patient knowledge....   [tags: health care professionals]

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How Nightmares Become Reality in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

- In Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, in the post-apocalyptic world that the man and the boy live in, dreams begin to take on the form of a new “reality.” As the novel progresses, the man’s dreams, initially memories remnant of his pre-apocalypse life, become “brighter” as the boy’s dreams become darker and nightmarish. Through the use of color and distinct language, McCarthy emphasizes the contrast between reality and dreams. The man’s reliance on bad dreams to keep him tied to the harsh reality alludes to the hopelessness of the situation; he can never truly escape....   [tags: dreams, death, apocalypse]

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Thoughts of Death in Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

- How does Joseph Heller show his own thoughts about death through his main character Yossarian. The quest for immortality is a common theme throughout literature. However, in Catch 22, death is the reccurring theme. Joseph Heller illustrates how precious he values life through his main character's obsession with death. After experiencing many tragedies, Yossarian becomes obsessed with the concept of his own mortality, fighting harder to stay alive. Heller’s explicit descriptions of horrific events come together to form one overall picture of death itself....   [tags: mortality, obsession, paranoia]

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Poem Analysis: O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

- ... But as the crowd cheering, he remains on deck, bewailing the death of his admirable captain. O Captain. My Captain. is Whitman’s tribute to Abraham Lincoln. The whole poem is an allegory of Lincoln’s death. Lincoln is the “captain” and the “fearful trip” is the (American) Civil War. The captain is “fallen cold and dead” refers to the fact that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated shortly after the Civil Wars. “The ship” is the United States and “the prize” is the preservation of the Union. One of the figurative languages used in O Captain....   [tags: allegory, abraham lincoln, union]

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Life Is A Dream And The Mayor Of Zamalea

- This essay focuses on how the works “Life is a dream” and “The mayor of Zamalea” written by one of the most famous writers in the Spanish Golden Age, Calderon de la Barca, have been translated into English. Basing in the sentence given in the essay title: “A play should breathe for a modern audience; they are not watching some fusty museum piece” I will explain the importance of adapt a work to the modern audience, especially in performing the work and the main difficulties that a translator must deals with to achieve a good theater translation basing in the society and cultural background....   [tags: Translation, Literal translation, Metaphrase]

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The Effects Of Porcine Stress Syndrome ( Pss )

- Introduction Porcine Stress Syndrome (PSS) has been of major concern to the animal industry for over fifty years and continues to be an issue for swine production. The PSS trait is inherited in a recessive manner, allowing for the possibility of many animals being carriers despite not expressing phenotypic traits. Animals presenting PSS characteristics are typically associated with being heavily muscled, escalated levels of nervousness, and results in sudden deaths. These animals are extremely sensitive to stressful situations such as changes in their environment, and will respond with muscle rigidity, intensive breathing, and raised body temperatures....   [tags: Allele, Zygosity, Genetics, Gregor Mendel]

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Queen Elizabeth I : Her Mark On The World

- Queen Elizabeth I: her Mark on the World Ruler of the Golden Age, heroine of the Protestant cause, the Virgin Queen; England’s final leader of the Tudor monarchy can be acclaimed as one of the most influential rulers. Queen Elizabeth I’s reign flourished in the arts, witnessing the birth of the talented William Shakespeare whom she greatly supported. Furthermore, women of the Golden Age went through dangerous lengths to achieve Queen Elizabeth I’s trademark of a pale complexion and fiery red tresses....   [tags: Elizabeth I of England, Spanish Armada]

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Essence Is The Most Fundamental Quality Of A Substance

- In his Metaphysics, Aristotle defines essence as “what the thing is said to be in its own right” without qualification (1029b14). Essence includes the fundamental or necessary properties of a substance, the properties that if taken away would cause the substance to cease existing as that substance. Essence also ignores accidents whose existence is contingent upon a primary substance. Essence is found in a species (secondary substance) and is not indicative of particular referents of that species (primary substance)....   [tags: Metaphysics, Ontology, Essentialism, Being]

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Cosmetology : The Study Of Cosmetics And Their Use

- The American Heritage dictionary defines cosmetology as “The study of cosmetics and their use.” Cosmetology is more than just hair or nails. It’s a massive world of everything from cosmetics to skin care. Cosmetology opens not just one door, but multiple to other careers in this field of work. The career of cosmetology is a positively frantic world because of the different aspects and other related fields. The research will describe the career of being a cosmetologist, what is required to become a successful stylist/cosmetologist, and the impact if this career on society....   [tags: Cosmetics, Cosmetology, Manicure, Skin]

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`` The Well Of Loneliness `` By Stephen Gordon

- Protection – she could never offer protection to the creature she loved: Could you marry me, Stephen. She could neither protect nor defend nor honour by loving; her hands were completely empty. She who would gladly have given her life, must go empty – handed to love, like a beggar. She could only debase what she longed to exalt, defile what she longed to keep pure and untarnished. ( Hall 2978) Radicyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness explains that gender roles are confusing and bring about unhappiness in life....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Love, Marriage]

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Innocence: The White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett

- "Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it" (Baldwin). All experiences spring out of innocence. Sarah Orne Jewett expresses this through the story “The White Heron.” She uses the story to show how easily innocence can be influenced. "For Jewett, it seems to have been a personal 'myth' that expressed her own experience and the experience of other women in the nineteenth century who had similar gifts, aspirations, and choices" (Griffith). Her personal experiences include her living in Maine with her dad and two sisters....   [tags: innocence, sylvia, experience]

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The Evolution and Gentic Basis of Human Pigmentation

- SUMMARY. Studies in the field of ancient DNA began thirty years ago. Key discoveries proved that ancient DNA is an important tool in the search for difficult answers pertaining to our past. Studies on pigmentation genetics showed that adaptation for different UV radiations was the major factor contributing to the formation of the current pigmentation pattern in Europe, but there is evidence which highlights the additional effect of sexual selection. From the various genes described to play a role in the determination of human skin, hair and eye color, HERC2, SLC24A4 and SLC45A2 seem to be most strongly associated with this phenotypic characteristics....   [tags: DNA, pigmentation genetics, melanin]

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Not Born a Monster: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

- In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein, the protagonist, produces a monster and instead of teaching his monster the mannerisms and norms of society, he abandons him. Victor expects his monster to make it in the harsh, critical society without being taught correct demeanors because he believes that having correct mannerisms is intuitive. A common viewpoint of the book is that Frankenstein’s monster should receive the blame, because he should have had proper nature, but in reality, society nurtured him to act out....   [tags: victor, norms of society, creature]

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Gothic Elements in Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens

- ... The narrator is convinced that the old man’s blind ‘vulture’ eye (named so for its pale blue hue with a film over the eye thus giving the impression the eye is actually blind) is evil and often refers to it as an ‘evil eye’. “He had the eye of a vulture --a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold; and so by degrees --very gradually --I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.” This tale also presents alienation and isolation for both Poe’s narrator and his victim, the narrator is particularly alienated from the old man due to his particular psychological reaction towards him and his eye....   [tags: horror, romanticism, black cat]

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Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

- ... Morrison uses the baby doll to send the message that whiteness is superior in their society. The affiliation between beauty and whiteness limits the concept of beauty only to the person’s exterior. The characters are constantly subjected to images and symbols of whiteness through movies, books, candy, magazines, baby dolls and advertisements. Another example of the images and symbols in the novel is when the black protagonist, Pecola, feasts on a ‘Mary Jane’ candy. “She remembers the Mary Janes....   [tags: stereotypes and racism]

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The Tell Tale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe is one of the greatest authors of all time, and many critics and readers consider him a Horror genre type writer. Many of Poe’s stories could be considered some of the best of the horror genre, but his famous short story The Tell Tale Heart could be considered the best of his writing in horror. The Tell Tale Heart was first published in 1843, and was published in James Russell Lowell’s The Pioneer in January. The short story is of a man or women who is trying to convince his/her sanity to the readers while also describing a murder that he committed....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, The Tell-Tale Heart]

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Television, Every American Home Had One By 1960

- 1960- With the invention of television, every American home had one by 1960. The first televised debate occurred on September 26, 1960 between Nixon and Kennedy. This changed the political landscape for future campaigns. This was the beginning of an era for people to have access to view the debates in real-time. The television is also used for negative or critical campaign advertisements. An example is Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 campaign spot of the “Daisy Girl”, which is considered a classic negative spot....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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The Tell Tale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” is the story of the narrator and his decision and act to kill an old man with whom he lived. The narrator and the old man are never named throughout the story, neither are any supporting character such as the neighbors or the policemen. This aspect of the story gives the characters anonymity and takes the reader into the story, even calling them out at various points throughout. The narrator in this story is not given a history or even a description. His actions and thoughts through the story, lead the reader to believe that he is partially, if not wholly, insane....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart, Heart rate]

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Clothing in Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth

- In Macbeth ambition and power are two great themes. The main characters try to overcome their social hierarchy and gain authority. The will to obtain power is strong and as the character try to become more than they are, they are ultimately revealed by their clothing. Both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth will come to realize how their clothes have unmasked them, and will try and dress to deceive. However, they can never fool themselves fully and will end up consumed by their attempts to do so. I state that while their garments may represent their true position, changing them cannot stop the force of faith....   [tags: Macbeth Essays]

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Psychosis and Guilt in The Tell-Tale Heart

- In Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart,” the narrator explains how he is not mad, how cautious he is in planning a murder. A person can argue however with the narrator of ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, which he is indeed mad. The anxiety the narrator experiences through out the story makes him mad, it is also the guilt that brought on more anxiety to the narrator at the end of the story. The narrator constantly speaks of how he is not mad; he constantly as the reader why would they think he is mad. “True....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Literary Analysis]

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Light and Dark Sides of Jane Eyre

- The red hue is conjointly used in The Book of Revelations as the color of the seven headed dragon. “Then another sign appeared in heaven: and behold, a great red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads were seven diadems” (Revelation 12:3). This dragon represents evil and esoteric darkness. The tenebrous serpent is Jane’s burden due to her extreme passions and unpleasant aunt. While crimson is not traditionally associated with light-dark imagery, the red room was selected to illustrate both Jane’s passion as a child and as the color of war and bloodshed....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Genetic Conditions of the Waardenburg Syndrome

- ... Symptoms and effects of Waardenburg Syndrome appear to be different to each individual person who has the disorder. Some symptoms of Waardenburg Syndrome include pale skin, hair, and eyes, patches of white/gray hair, finger contractures, hearing loss, and different colored eyes (heterochromia). Other symptoms include numerous minor abnormalities and abnormal facial features (MedlinePlus 2013). Some symptoms, such as widely spaced eyes in type I, depend on which type of Waardenburg Syndrome a person is diagnosed with....   [tags: diagnosis, symptoms, patterns, treatment]

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Society in The Giver by Lois Lowry

- The society of “The Giver” was much like ours at one time, but they decided to get rid of all the pain, fear, hatred, and war this type of society is called futuristic. Everyone is given a job at the age of twelve, they continue school during their training with the job they were given by the Chief Elders, and the Chief Elders takes careful time to decide who gets what job. Every child receives a job that best fit them. Lois Lowry was inspired to write “The Giver” with her fascination with memory....   [tags: futuristic, job, society]

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Taking a Look at John Clare's Poems

- John Clare was an English poet that lived in the late 1700's and early 1800's. His poems reflect his experiences in life, many of them being about love. John Clare writes in a simple, unsophisticated manner, using a plentiful amount of figurative language such as similes and metaphors.Imagery is also a main element is his poetry. John Clare's poems are very straightforward, making the general idea of his poems stronger and easier to understand. Clare tells a story in each of his poems, and expresses his feelings....   [tags: English poets of the let 1700's and early 1800's]

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Racism and Other Themes in Disney´s Pocahontas

- The Disney movies of Pocahontas tell a plot of a Native ¬American tribe and English colonists that fight for the land the Native Americans live on though war ultimately creating moderate peace. While keeping to their own sect, the imbalance of power between the two social groups is prevalent throughout much of the story. Walt Disney’s Pocahontas is more than a classic children’s movie. It is a thoughtful, well contrived narration that portrays a message that in order to fit in, you must be a certain race and born into a specific culture....   [tags: Settlers, Prejudism]

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An Ethnic Perspective on Beauty: School Essay

- An Ethnic Perspective on Beauty “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” a phrase that everyone has heard of at one point in his or her life. Walk by a cashier aisle in a supermarket and a there will be magazines shouting “How to lose 30 pounds in one month!” “Buff up with this weird new workout routine!”. “Fashion that’ll slim you down!” and the like. Is the concept of beauty and ugly really homogeneous, or does it vary. Is it just weight that’s considered. Exploring different ethnic groups prove that what one person thinks is beautiful may or may not be the same as the next person....   [tags: Culture, Society, Attractive]

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Psychological Manipulation in Hamlet by William Shakespeare

- The word manipulation is most commonly defined as exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one’s own advantage. The most common manipulation used to influence human behaviour is known as psychological manipulation. Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the perception or behaviour of others through underhanded deception. In the tragic play, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the author demonstrates the use of manipulation through the two main characters Prince Hamlet and King Claudius....   [tags: claudius, gertrude, ophelia]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Summer '

- Cortney Harris Melvin English 101 November 19, 2014 American Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, once said, “I know I am but summer to you heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” Summer is the point in the year where one is free to act however one may feel. When one can have that of childlike behavior and leave it behind once the season ends. David Updike’s “Summer” depicts a young boy, Homer, on a summer vacation who soon discovers his feelings for Fred’s sister, Sandra, but fears she does not feel the same....   [tags: Boy, Girl, Summer, Man]

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O Captain My Captain By Walt Whitman

- Emilio Mackie Mr. Webb English 11, Period 1 3-17-2015 O Captain My Captain Walt Whitman wrote the poem O Captain My Captain to honor the death of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. When the poem was published in the New York Saturday Press, the American public loved it. It became a national sensation overnight. Walt Whitman was asked to recite the poem so often, that he once said, “I’m almost sorry I ever wrote [it]” (Library of Congress) But this poem is not to be taken lightly. It speaks of a story about a captain, who returns with his crew after a hard voyage, only to lie in his deathbed in the end....   [tags: American Civil War, United States, Abraham Lincoln]

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Analysis Of Steinbeck 's ' Steinbeck '

- 1. The Setting of this book starts out in Oklahoma where the land is drying up and dust is everywhere. “The surface of the earth crusted, a thin hard crust, and as the sky became pale, so the earth became pale, pink in the red country and white in the gray country.” (Steinbeck,3) The dust is so bad the families can 't do anything but huddle in their homes and protect themselves. “Men and women huddled in their houses, and they tied handkerchiefs over their noses when they went out, and wore goggles to protect their eyes.”(Steinbeck,5) Steinbeck goes on to describe through chapter one how because it is so dry and dusty the farmers cannot farm or pay off their land and so they are forced by...   [tags: The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck, Dust Bowl]

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Biography Of Patricia Marie Olsen 's Life

- When I was 5 years old I lost my best friend. Her name was Patricia Marie Olsen, she was born in 1951, and she was my father’s sister. She was pale and not very tall, but she had long red hair that I remember holding onto while she let me ride piggy-back in the swimming pool. She treated me like her own and loved to spend as much time as she could with me and my brother, Stuart. My aunt Patty was a huge part of my life, and she made a tremendous impact on my life when she passed away some time in 2001....   [tags: Death, Family, Anxiety, Rigor mortis]

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Analysis Of Conrad 's Heart Of Darkness

- In literature, readers associate white with doves and purity, and, on the contrary, black with impending doom and storms. However, in higher literature, authors take these guidelines and use them to their advantage to create varying layers to their novels. Additionally, authors utilize classic social roles and create situations that are unique to their story to give their novel a new perspective. Heart of Darkness embodies these qualities of higher literature. While interpreted to be highly racist, the novel’s craft is more important to be analyzed rather than the racial slurs....   [tags: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe]

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The Tell Tale Heart Vs. The Raven

- The Tell-Tale Heart VS. The Raven People say the mind is a very complex thing. The mind gives people different interpretations of events and situations. A person state of mind can lead to a death of another person. As we all know death is all around us in movies, plays, and stories. The best stories that survive throughout time involve death in one form or another. For example, William Shakespeare is considered as one of the greatest writers in literary history known for having written a lot of stories concerning death like Macbeth or Julius Caesar....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart]

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Comparing The Classic And Modern Day Vampires

- Lexie Phongthai-Yochum English 175 Dracula Vs Twilight In Twilight, Edward Cullen presents the question; “ But what if I’m not the hero. What if I’m the bad guy?” The role of vampires is very controversial. Back in the day they were evil, soulless monsters and people genuinely feared them. However, in the present day it seems that we have grown to love them and even hope to one day be them. There are a plethora of vampire stories and many of them have become immense hits. With so many vampire stories, it is not uncommon that readers are able to identify a vast amount of similarities....   [tags: Stephenie Meyer, Twilight, Bella Swan, Vampire]

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Diagnosing and Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia

- Anemia is a condition in which your blood does not have enough healthy red blood cells. These cells play an important role because are the main carriers of oxygen to your organs. They take up oxygen from the lungs and release carbon dioxide back to the lungs. Without the red blood cells, you body wouldn’t get any oxygen or carbon dioxide and your body would slowly die. Anemia can be mild or severe. It can be so mild, that people go a long time without even know they have it. They’ll start to realize it the worse it gets....   [tags: Anemia, medical, ]

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Isolation and Identification of Thermophilic Fungi

- We isolated thirty thermophilic fungi with ability to grow at 45 °C on medium containing wheat bran and casein as carbon sources and produced proteases in both SSF and SmF (data not shown). The fungus strain F.2.1.4 presented the highest protease activity and was sub-jected to taxonomic characterization. Analyses of macro and micro-morphological characteristics accommodated the isolate F.2.1.4 in the genus Myceliophthora due to the presence of spreading colonies with dense aerial mycelium and blastic conidia often borne in ampulliform swellings (Van Oorschot, 1980)....   [tags: science experiments,]

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The Elevated Figure in the Attic

- The door to the attic creaked open in front of me. In the secluded obscurity of the attic I felt something rustle. As I walked deeper into the on-going darkness a malodorous smell invaded my nostrils. After minutes of utter silence-something began to awake. Suddenly everything had become more sinister and colder. As I glanced down I saw the moth-eaten rugs along with spiders crawling all over the floor. This place had perceptibly not been maintained as it had: dust powdering every single surface, cobwebs along with towering piles of newspapers....   [tags: mystery,]

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Clothing as a Mean for Deception

- In Shakespeare´s Macbeth the image pattern of clothing is delicately woven into the plot, as it relates to the characters´ nature in an often metaphorical way. The plot develops around Macbeth´s and Lady Macbeth’s yearn for power and social superiority, a desire that leads to the murder of King Duncan. By disguising themselves, the main characters try to cover their disgrace from the deed they committed, this in order to uphold their appearances and maintain their newly acquired power. However, they can neither fool themselves or their surroundings....   [tags: Shakespeare, Macbeth, Plot, Characters]

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Basic Ways of Determining Electoral Results

- There are two basic ways of determining electoral results: first-past-the-post and proportional representation. First-past-the-post is the British and American way. From Britain, it spread to all the former dependencies of the British Empire. It is a solid system in that it makes the elected representative of a constituency inescapably responsible for his voting record. Every time there is an election the representative or the parliamentarian has to go back to his electors and convince them that he, mainly as an individual (although party performance also affects public perception), deserves to be re-elected....   [tags: vote, voting record, public opinion, democracy]

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Lord Byron's When We Two Parted

- Poetry can be linked to many different types of individuals, in countless diverse ways. Poems have been passed on from generation to generation, morphing into a new story each time it is passed on. Along with the actual poem changing, things are added to as well as taken from, the original story. Lord Byron was a man who went through many hardships, from his young childhood up until late adulthood. Byron suffered from a disability when he was born; he grew up with a clubbed right foot and suffered the consequences of mockery and jokes behind his back....   [tags: literary analysis, poetry]

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