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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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How Cosmetology Affects a Person's Self-Esteem

- How Cosmetology Affects a Person’s Self-Esteem In today’s society, it is part of our human nature to strive for perfection. By doing this, a majority of women worldwide use the power of cosmetology, hair and facial cosmetics, to enhance their natural beauty in order to feel better about themselves. However, the use of cosmetology has not always been used only to boost one’s self esteem. Laws were also enforced against the use of cosmetics. History During ancient civilizations, Egyptians used scented oils as healing solutions....   [tags: social issues, beauty]

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Film: The House of the Spirits

- The House of the Spirits is a dramatic film made in 1993. The film tells the story of the Trueba family. Esteban Trueba is a violent patriarch but full of love for his wife Clara. It's a story that intertwine love , family conflict , misunderstanding , tenderness and social injustice , where each member has their own identity amidst the random events that dot the history of the twentieth century , Chile . The protagonists live the changing events in their country. Parallel, they are trapped in dramatic family relationships and embody social and spiritual tensions of a period that covers much of the last century....   [tags: esteban trueba, patriarch, clara]

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Life of Pi by Yann Martel

- Want Some Pi. A piece of cake. This story is more like a slice of pie. To make this pie you will need ingredients that aren’t usually in pie. The ingredients you will need include a multi-religious 16 year old Indian boy, an adult male Bengal tiger, a Zebra, and a hyena. You will then mix all of the ingredients up in the middle of the Pacific Ocean all in the confines of a 26 foot lifeboat and then you will let it sit for 227 days. The tremendous survival story is called Life of Pi by Yann Martel....   [tags: Life of Pi Essays]

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Integrative Case Study in Respiratory Diseases

- A 25 year-old male reports a life-long history of upper respiratory tract infections which occur about twice a year. Three weeks ago, he came down with the “flu,” with coughing of yellowish-green and difficult to expectorate sputum, fever and chills, shortness of breath, and slight chest pain. He saw a biomedical physician who diagnosed acute asthmatic bronchitis and prescribed a course of Amoxicillin for 10 days and a metered dose Albuterol inhaler, 2 puffs every 4 hours for a week. He stopped taking the inhaler after 4 days because he seemed to be getting palpitations, nervousness, and sleeplessness from taking it; besides, he was no longer short of breath....   [tags: bronchitis, external cough, internal cough]

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Golda Meir Reached for the Stars

- ... Not having enough money for the four of them to leave together Golda’s father, Mosshe, left for America first in 1903 to look for work, housing and to save and accumulate enough money to get exit visas for the rest of the family to leave. Leaving for America was perhaps, for them, the best way to break free from their ascribed status. Kendall also states that role expectation is a group’s or society’s definition of the way that a specific role ought to be played (576). For Golda, her two sisters and her mother, Blume, this meant they would have to go to the Jewish ghetto and live as role expectation called for in Pinsk’s “Pale” camp with Blume’s parents (Hitzeroth)....   [tags: biography, politics, social roles, identity]

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Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

- Edgar Allen Poe has explored three different themes: His own life, the nameless narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart”, and the literary criticism on “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Edgar Allen Poe began his life in Boston, MA on the 19th of January in the year 1809 (Kennedy). He was the 2nd son of David Poe, Jr., a famous actor, and the actress known as Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe. David, his father, deserted his family a year after Poe was born, and died the following year, in December (Kennedy). Since his father left, David’s oldest son, Henry was left with some relatives that resided in Baltimore....   [tags: the narrator and literary criticism]

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Exploring Poe’s The Tell Tale Heart

- 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 with his parents died at a young age and 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 theme that helps set the surreal theme. Poe’s whole idea in the poem is to address the idea of mental illness....   [tags: The Tell Tale Heart Essays]

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I Do Not Own Harry Potter

- ... Another sharp kick directed at his ribs made Harry yelp and spread his body out, away from the new bruise. It laughs again, bending in front of Harry's face. It's quite fun, is it not. Seeing the destruction you bring, quite comical. It quickly stands and faces Ron with the dagger again in its hand. The demon smiles wickedly at Harry before placing the knife at Ron's throat, slicing the pale ginger's skin. After a long, agonizing moment, Harry achingly crawls to the white, lifeless body. He places a soft hand on Ron's bloated chest, still filled with air, completely ignoring his counterpart....   [tags: personal story J.K. Rowling style]

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Fairy Tales: Reflection of Societal Dysfunction

- ... The characters in fairy tales become true for her when she has to live under the controlling of Captain and his ideology, fascism. The willing to believe in fairy tales is existent and choosing to follow the forest nymph who leads her to the faun in the labyrinth first visit she is the action of a rebel. As Guillermo Del Torro, the film's director of Pan's Labyrinth, he states: "Fascism is the absolute lack of imagination, the absolute lack of choice, and the most masculine expression of power." Under its cruel restrictions, people are prohibited from thinking for themselves....   [tags: Pan's Laberynth, story analysis]

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Blood Motiff in William Shakespeare´s Macbeth

- The blotches of blood stains on the once pure soul can never be cleansed. As the illusion of blood seeps through the punctured heart, the guilty conscience accumulates the state of mind that justifies the blood shed by one’s urge to exterminate those whom interfere with their “destined” fate. In the play, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the witches’ prophecies made Macbeth bound to believe that it is plausible, therefore, Macbeth plots a plan executing those who restrain him from his pursuit for power, which ultimately ends in his inevitable death, leaving him scarred with nothing but his guilty conscience....   [tags: Tragedy, Crime]

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Proof that Humans Interbred with Neanderthals

- Over the last few hundred years, more and more has been added to the world’s fossil collection, fossils from all over the world. New theories have been created and old theories have almost been proven about the evolution of man. For example, we have proof that different species of man existed with certain types of DNA sequences and instincts, some we may not have anymore, or some that other species did not have back then. Even though it is subjected to much debate, one of the most widely accepted theories however, is that Homo sapiens interbred with the slightly more primitive species of man, the Neanderthal....   [tags: human evolution, theories]

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Altitude sickness, or Acute Mountain Sickness

- ... While climbing it is important to: • Drink plenty of fluids • Avoid alcohol • Eat regular meals, high in carbohydrates If left untreated, altitude sickness can become worse and lead to some very serious conditions. One of those conditions is pulmonary edema, or in this case high altitude pulmonary edema. Pulmonary edema is a condition caused by excess fluid in the lungs. High-altitude pulmonary edema symptoms include but are not limited to: • Headache • Insomnia • Extreme shortness of breath or difficulty breathing (dyspnea) that worsens when lying down • A feeling of suffocating or drowning due to Fluid retention • Wheezing or gasping for breath • Anxiety, restlessness or a sense o...   [tags: fatigue, dizziness, symptoms]

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The Representation Of Women 's Advertisement

- As a country we have come a long way in issues regarding sexism but we still have a long way to go. In many situations, society has been one of the reasons for justice regarding equality. An example of this would be in 2003, when Prime Minister Jean Chrétien announced legislation to make same-sex marriages legal and said "There is an evolution in society" (CBC News Canada, 2015). However, we have also been faced with times where society brought us disadvantages. In the Canadian society, we still encounter many forms of sexism....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Advertising, Sex in advertising]

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The Green Violinist By Marc Chagall

- The Green Violinist In this paper I will discuss the print called The Green Violinist. This painting was created by Marc Chagall in the years of 1923 and 1924. It is quite a large painting since it is 78” tall and 42 ¾” wide. It is an oil on canvas painting. The main figure in the painting is a strange looking man playing a violin. He has green skin and a black beard. His face is painted at an odd angle. His facial features are contorted at various angles. He is holding his violin and bow in his hands....   [tags: Color, Color wheel, Green, Violin]

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Every Pregnancy Is A Happy Pregnancy

- Society say, “Every pregnancy is a happy pregnancy.” Unfortunately, this statement is not true to all of us. Through my experience it was an emotional roller coaster. It was an unexpected surprise that had my world feeling like it was crashing down at the age of sixteen. It was the end of my outgoing childhood, or so I thought. The blank stare of shock came upon my pale face when discovering I was pregnant. My emotions then lead me to believe that I would be struggling with two low income jobs to support a child by myself....   [tags: Pregnancy, Mother, Crying, Tears]

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Gender Roles in "The Awakening"

- Gender Roles in The Awakening The 1890’s were an era of rapid social change in regards to women’s rights. In 1893, Colorado was the first state granting women the right to vote with Utah and Idaho following soon after in 1896. This soon set momentum towards of ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. It was in 1899 the Kate Chopin published The Awakening, a novel telling the tale of a suppressed mother, Edna Pontellier, and her desire for something more in her life. Literary scholars consider Chopin’s The Awakening as a subtle yet effective portrayal of women of the late 19th century and consider it as an important piece of the feminism movement....   [tags: Gender Roles]

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Fate In Romeo and Juliet

- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, is a famous tragic love story that bases on a young couple from the rival families, the Montagues, and the Capulets, in which the death of the young couple finally end the ‘ancient grudge’ between the two families. Their result of death is believed to be cause mostly by the fate, which brings them closer and closer to their inevitable destiny, death. In many places in the play Shakespeare also uses words like ‘fortune’, ‘sail’, ‘stars’ to reveal that fate and destiny, are the main elements in the play that causes their untimely death....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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The Pathophysiology of Hepatitis B

- Introduction Hepatitis B, an infectious disease caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV, a DNA virus), was formerly called serum hepatitis, inoculation hepatitis and post-transfusion hepatitis. Infection with HBV may result in acute, fulminant or chronic hepatitis, sometimes even resulting in a chronic asymptomatic carrier state, apart from hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis (Davis 179). The disease is transmitted when an individual comes in contact with infected blood or objects. It may also be transferred from an infected mother to her infant either during or after birth (Zuckerman et al....   [tags: Health, Diseases]

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Tanorexia: The New Lifestyle Disease

- Have you ever seen someone who was so usually tan that their skin almost looked leathery. Or someone who just couldn't go a day without tanning. On average over one million people spend their money on tanning. Unfortunately, this isn't just a fun hobby, these people are at risk. People who tan excessively are what dermatologist call tanorexics. People who are tanorexics see their complexion and wish it were different. They feel self conscious when others are more tan than they are. Although wanting to be tan may not always be a bad thing many people take it to far....   [tags: tanning, dermatology, addiction, mental illness]

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Languedoc and Toulouse Southern France

- ... You will find that everything that can be manufactured from the olive tree, Toulouse specializes in many of those products that contain olives such as olive oil, spreads, breads, cosmetic and much more. Toulouse make a good olive oil and a good olive oil base for natural products. (Wright, 2014). Now for the land of the goose in Toulouse is known for its breeding of goose and it originally bred to make the French delicacy foie gras known as a fatten goose liver by force feeding com with a gavage, the Toulouse goose originated near Toulouse and they are domestic and are raised on farms in Europe....   [tags: culinary capitol, olive tree, bakeries]

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Kawaii: A Subculture of Japan

- Kawaii is a fast growing phenomenon worldwide. Kawaii by translation just means cute. This phenomenon first emerged in Japan. The cute culture is so surprising due to the fact that it is so different from the roles and the typical Japanese look which is that of the Japanese Salaryman. It is also extremely different from the lifestyle of the Salaryman. Other than the Kawaii look there have also been various subcultures that have recently emerged that aim to subvert the mainstream culture this include the Gothic Lolita which is the cute look mixed into a goth as well as the Ganguro girl which resembles a Malibu Barbie with light hair and extreme tans....   [tags: kawaii, cute, cultural, japanese]

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Estelle's Diary: A Daily Account

- ... There’s no escaping Big Brother. ~ Estelle lets out a blood-curling scream, clutching onto the pale strands of hair on her head as if it were for dear life. She opens her mouth to scream again but nothing comes out. Now she can hear nothing but the soft yet eerie echo of her fear-filled tears rolling down her porcelain cheeks and onto the floor. She continues to yank and pull at her hair, digging her broken nails into her scalp, and leaving pieces of her nails embedded in it. Trembling in terror, her stiff limbs come to a stop and her mouth closes slowly....   [tags: life, entry, war, write]

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The Girl Who Didn't Belong

- She could feel the lump in her throat as they looked at her repulsively. They didn’t like her and she knew it. She could feel their hatred pulsating towards her as they gawked on. She wasn’t like them and they knew it. She didn’t have their silky, yellow hair. She didn’t have their sapphire blue eyes. She didn’t have their exquisite fair skin. She wasn’t tall, she wasn’t thin, she wasn’t pretty. She wasn’t like them at all. This would be her third consecutive week sitting alone in the otherwise overcrowded lunchroom....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Perpetuating Perceptions Of Western Beauty

- Perpetuating Perceptions of Western Beauty The influence of present day mass media over the perception of beauty is increasing with the expanding industry of facial cosmetic production and the advancement in medical beauty enhancement. However, mass media advertisements appear to be predominantly dictated by "Western beauty" as they promote the desire for fair skin and "Occidental" facial features worldwide. In this paper, I will explore the consequential effects on Asian women as mass media continues to globally perpetuate the communities ' culturally and racially established perceptions of beauty....   [tags: Human skin color, Race, Sun tanning]

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My Family And My House

- My family and I recently moved into this large Victorian house in Birmingham a few months ago. I really like the house, but ever since moving in my 8 year old son has been acting really strange lately. He says that we’re not the house owners and the first time he said it I dismissed it, but the second time he said it I asked him why and he then said, “The girl, Dad.” I then responded with, “What girl, Ben?” Ben looked up at me and said, “The one you walked past earlier, dad. The one outside my room…” I then said, “So you have a friend now, mate?” Thinking that she was just imaginary....   [tags: Mother, Family, Woman, Hair]

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Incidence Of Coronary Artery Disease

- There are many incidences involving Coronary Artery disease. Many in which are very dangerous and can be fatal. Thomas Edwards, author, indicates, “Approximately 80% of CAD cases may be directly attributed to modifiable risk factors, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and smoking, which can be altered with lifestyle change” (19). A longitudinal study conducted on more than 10,000 men from 1977 to 1985 which showed lower death rates for men who had started moderate physical activity, stopped smoking, and avoided obesity ( “ Lifestyle Influences and Coronary Artery Disease Prevention”).Coronary Artery Disease, caused when arteries are lacking oxygen, is curable...   [tags: Myocardial infarction, Atherosclerosis, Heart]

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Ophelia Is Concerned With Hamlet

- • Ophelia is concerned with hamlet because in the past of their relationship he would buy her presents and write her romantic love letters. Ophelia decides to break things off with him because hamlet starting acting weird. Ophelia said that, Hamlet came up to her dressed very strangely, with his stockings askew, his shirt untucked, and no hat, and that he was "pale as his shirt; his knees knocking each other; and with a look so piteous in purport as if he had been loosed out of hell." His clothes are a mess, and he’s flustered, super pale, and looks like he 's just seen a ghost.  Hamlet then grabs her hand, and with his other hand, felt her face "as he would draw it."  He’s acting very stran...   [tags: Hamlet, Characters in Hamlet, Gertrude]

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The Shadow Of The Moon

- In the Shadow of the Moon is a film about the most beautiful and incredible adventure in human history. It narrates the story of 12 fortunate American men who were able to walk upon the moon surface. They were the first human beings to stand on another world. The film reveals the astronauts experiences and memories for stepping on the moon. They share their stories, feelings, toughs and joy for stepping on the moon and travel through space. The film also portrays the beautiful scenes of the earth and the moon taken from space....   [tags: Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Moon, Apollo program]

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Lady Macbeth By William Shakespeare

- There was no other Shakespearean character that embodied the true spirit of evil and ruthless determination as Lady Macbeth. Macbeth by, William Shakespeare is a story shadowed by supernatural events filled with images of selfish violence and innocent blood, all ignited by a character that is like an apparition appearing only to mold the plot and disappear once devastation occurs. William Hazlitt analyzes this character in Macbeth: Critical Essay, “She is only wicked to gain a great end; and is perhaps more distinguished by her commanding presence of mind and inexorable self-will, which do not suffer her to be diverted from a bad purpose, when once formed, by weak and womanly regrets, than b...   [tags: Macbeth, Gender, Femininity, William Shakespeare]

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Dante 's ' Inferno '

- “Inferno” is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s 14th century epic poem Divine Comedy. Inferno follows the wondering journeys of the great poet Dante through the nine circles of hell and return to the mortal world. In canto I, Dante is accompanied or rather rescued by another great poet, Virgil as Dante’s very own guide through the circles of hell. Would god damn virtuous individuals. Has anyone made it from here to heaven. Answers to these can be found in this epic poem’s canto IV. Before entering the gates of hell, Dante faints, and is awoken by a loud peal of thunder....   [tags: Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri, Virgil, Hell]

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Acids And Bases Are Everywhere

- Introduction: Acids and bases are everywhere. From things you drink to things you wash your laundry with, that item is probably an acid or a base. An Arrhenius acid is a molecular substance that when reacted with water will produce hydrogen ions(H+) as the only cations. An Arrhenius base is another molecular substance that when reacted with water will produce hydroxide ions((OH-) as the only anions. Acids and bases have different pH ranges so it isn’t hard to differentiate them. The pH of an acid will always be less than 7....   [tags: Sodium hydroxide, Acid, Titration, Base]

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Heart Of Darkness

- Heart of Darkness &#9;&#9;Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad is a fictional novel with an overflow of symbolism. Throughout the entire novel Conrad uses a plethora of simple colors, objects, and places in order to clarify very complex meanings. By doing this, Conrad is able to lure the reader into a world unlike his or her own: the Congo River, located in central Africa. Although the interpretation of these symbols is so elaborate, the simplicity of each makes it somewhat easy to overlook....   [tags: essays research papers]

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China: A Reflective Essay

- China: A Reflective Essay Standing atop the highest peak of the Great Wall in Beijing, China after nearly two hours of climbing up the uneven, ancient stairs, I couldn’t help but to think about my life and all the decisions I have made thus far. Drenched in sweat and gasping for breath through the thick, heavy, polluted air, I stood quietly in amazement. I was not only speechless because I had actually braved the nearly 7-mile climb but also because of the picturesque landscape that surrounded me....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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A Regular School Day

- Smack. Smack. Smack. Tap. Tap. Tap. The kid that is sitting next to me is chewing gum like some cow chewing grass. The tapping sound coming from the kid on the left of me is .tapping his pencil which is starting to get me impatient. Poptarts squished into the blue carpet that was once black. The girl in front of me is giving off a bad scent of body odor. The girl is dripping puddles of sweat because she just had physical education before this class. The congested cough is coming from my 4"5" wrinkly gray geometry teacher who is wearing glasses that would look better on a fly....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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The Decoration of Houses

- In Edith Wharton’s first major work, The Decoration of Houses, she states that “the impression produced by a landscape, a street or a house should always, to the novelist, be an event in the history of the soul” (qtd. in Falk 23). Later in her Pulitzer-winning novel The Age of Innocence, Wharton uses her knowledge and love of architecture to develop her characters, as she had previously deemed important. Thus, she takes style of houses, their design, and their European or American identification into consideration and depicts characteristics of the New York society and the major characters....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Edith Wharton]

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Building A Dream Home

- My $150,000 windfall arrived like a boon from another planet, one wholly intent upon the happiness of a single inhabitant of Earth: me. A Philadelphia native, sunny California still called my name as loudly as it had when I was six years old and I told my father, “I’m moving to California!” After an exhaustive search, I found and my dream home. It was a white two-bedroom two-bath built into a Laguna Hills knoll that bordered Irvine. My boyfriend, Justin, who was studying computer science at the local University of California, could finally stop paying rent....   [tags: Narrative, Scholarship Essay]

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Keats Escaping from Reality

- John Keats by all counts had a life riddled with sadness. His father died when he was young, and his mother left his life for a period after his death. Then when she reappeared, she was in poor health and died soon after. Not too long after that, his brother passed away as well. Keats struggled with money for most of his life. Despite being in good health, Keats was overwhelmed by the feeling that he too was destined for an early death. He ended up being right, and died at age 25. There was a period of time where Keats was crushed by critics and he was described by Percy Shelley as “a pale flower” in Adonais....   [tags: John Keats, reality, poetry, escapism, refuge]

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The Risks of Tanning

- Self image is an important thing to many people, but is it worth all the risks. In the year 2012, 8,650 died of melanoma cancer, every person that has or have used an indoor tanning bed is at a 74% higher risk of getting melanoma than those who have never tanned before (“Skin Cancer Foundation”). Tanning beds were actually accidentally invented; they were first made to give more vitamin D to people who could not get enough by being outside. This lamp, which was used to help the people who needed vitamin D, soon became something used mainly for boosting peoples thoughts on their own self appearance....   [tags: Tanning and Cancer]

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The Sound of Music

- When an energetic young woman training to become nun enrolls as governess for a family of eight—seven children and a staunch, domineering father—her cheerful disposition quickly conflicts with the stern, restrictive atmosphere of her surroundings. This conflict leads her to question her devotion to the nunnery, the environment of which is just as oppressive as the family’s home. Nevertheless, throughout her journey, the young governess enjoys a carefree lifestyle in spite of her situation, and the conflicts that arise as a result become the subject of visual representation....   [tags: film analysis]

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Caucasia, by Danzy Senna

- Caucasia is a coming of age novel that is told through the lens of Birdie Lee, a biracial girl who sees herself when she looks at her sister Cole Lee, even though physical difference of both Birdie and Cole were continuingly addressed through out the novel but their affection for one another exist beyond the bounds of physical differences. Birdie and Cole Lee are daughters of a White woman with blonde hair hand blue blooded (Sandy) and an African American political activist father (Deck). The closeness of these two sisters takes many hits and turn because one has the ability to disappear into the black society while the other one can disappear into the black society....   [tags: Caucasia Essays]

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Walton Ford's The Island

- American artist, Walton Ford’s 2009 ‘The Island’ (Source 1) depicts a disturbing pyramid of Tasmanian Tigers, or Thylacines, as they are also known, in a hostile situation of survival. This painting’s central drama contradicts Darwin and Wallace’s 1858 ‘Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection’, as man and his agricultural practices intruded the habitats of many native flora and fauna, leaving the tigers vulnerable. This struggle, or ‘survival of the fittest’, left the tigers defenseless as they had not adapted to man’s hierarchy, which in turn lead to their violent extinction by the early 20th century....   [tags: Thylacines, Darwin, HISE]

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The Terror of Obesity

- Human body has always been a profound symbol. In modernist writing, body, as it was, is a gendered theme. Female body has long been viewed in subtle connection with primitivism and sensuality. In patriarchy, corpulent female body is defined as and related to fertility symbol as traditional female role in the society is linked with reproduction. In this regard, corpulence becomes a part of femininity as well as a part of what Simone de Beauvoir calls “the eternal feminine” that is primitive and sensuous under male gaze; this in turn legitimizes woman’s immobility and shackle in domestic role under patriarchy....   [tags: Conrad's Heart of Darkness]

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Adopt More Teens Campaign

- I chose to make flyers for the non-profit organization Youth Villages because I wanted to encourage adults to adopt older teens before they age out of the foster care system with the help of foster care and adopted teenagers. The teenagers will give prospective adoptive parents a positive insight on how teenagers can easily get accustomed to a new environment. Many prospective adoptive parents get discouraged from adopting teens because they wereinformed about the complicated ordeals many foster care teens experience while transitioning from an ordinary life to a foster care life....   [tags: ethos and pathos approach]

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Realm: A Fictional Narrative

- Alison was not sure if she was to close her eyes, or stare at the people around her. She felt silly lying there with everyone looking transfixed to what Carla was saying. She could hear her mum speaking, it seemed a strange language; louder and louder she spoke, the others looking at her, each holding hands around the table. No facial expressions showing amongst them. Alison stared up towards the sky, the pale lilac sky looking back down at her. Her mum’s voice was heard in the distance, as Alison began to glide into a world of her own....   [tags: sky, baby]

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My Sacrifice for Clair

- A dozy morning awakens before my eyes. A warm breast rushes throughout the room bring in the fresh sent of rain and roses all about me. I wake up in this room with pale walls and plush blue green carpet. The carpet lay softly under my feet in a room tat is not truly mine. I put on this mask who I truly am. My black hair cascades freely down my back in lose,curled,tangles. My crystal blue eyes like frost, that turn to puddles of liquid silver when my grad is down are framed my snow pale skin. I look up from my thoughts to see her face....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Katherine Anne Porter’s Life

- Biography Callie Russell Porter, the fourth of five children, was born on May 15, 1890 in Indian Creek, Texas. After her mother, Mary Alice (Jones) Porter, died of tuberculosis or bronchitis when Porter was two years old, her father, Harrison Boone, took her and her siblings to their grandmother's home in Kyle, Texas. Porter was enrolled in public and private schools until the age of 15. One of the schools she attended was called Thomas School, a private Methodist school located in San Antonio, Texas, for one year in 1904 where she had her only formal education after grammar school....   [tags: writer, journalist, history]

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Nothing to Donate

- Nothing to donate I am the Prof Main Entry: cu•ra•tor Pronunciation: 'kyur-"A-t&r, kyu-'rA-, 'kyur-&- Function: noun Etymology: Latin, from curatus, past participle of curare to care, from cura care Date: 1632 : one that has the care and superintendence of something; especially : one in charge of a museum, zoo, or other place of exhibit Main Entry: 1lav•en•der Pronunciation: 'la-v&n-d&r Function: noun Etymology: Middle English lavendre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin lavandula Date: 13th century 1 a : a Mediterranean mint (Lavandula angustifolia syn....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Compare the Threats to Civilisation in the Lord of the Flies by William Golding and the Stolen Bacillus by H. G. Wells

- Compare the threats to civilisation in the Lord of the Flies by William Golding and the Stolen Bacillus by H. G. Wells The threats to civilisation in the two books, Lord of the Flies and the Stolen Bacillus, are presented to they reader in many ways. There are many differences between the two but, there are also similarities. Both show threat to the society in which they live and, therefore, civilisation. In the Lord of the Flies the threat and cause of the eventual demise of society is people, themselves....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Theme of Love in the Poems First Love, To His Coy Mistress, Porphyria's Lover, My Last Duchess and Shall I Compare Thee?

- The Theme of Love in the Poems First Love, To His Coy Mistress, Porphyria's Lover, My Last Duchess and Shall I Compare Thee. A reader of a love poem has a specific. Prejudiced view of love poetry. Generally, it is that love poetry is sentimental and flattering. It is supposed to talk about flowers and chocolates, romance and passion from one person to another. The reader expects imagery of harts and roses, and cliched similes and metaphors. An affectionate and caring tone should be used....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing The Red Room by H.G. Wells and The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively

- Comparing The Red Room by H.G. Wells and The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively The "Red Room" was the earlier of the two stories written in 1896 by H.G. Wells and "The Darkness Out There", written by Penelope Lively was published in1984. The titles of both stories suggest that fear or horror will play a part. "The Darkness Out There" generates an eerie feeling by not defining a specific threat but leaving it open to the imagination. "The Red Room" is not as scary but the use of red often shows danger or fear and this is why it has been used here....   [tags: Papers]

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I think that although the First Love and When We Two Parted are

- I think that although the First Love and When We Two Parted are different due to the fact that one focuses on love and the other on loss. The difference in language of the two poems is tied up with the theme Explore the Themes of love and Loss in Two Poems studied, Showing How the Poets Have Used Language and Form to Express Their Ideas. ‘First Love’ written by John Clare (1793-1864), who was a romantic poet, used verse in this poem, as a way of articulating the feelings he felt the first time that he fell in love....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Differences and Similarities of Color Words between English and Chinese Culture

- English and Chinese culture are quite different from each other, because of different language habits, historical background, traditional customs and so on, The cultural differences between them are reflected obviously not only on literature, arts, thought etc, but also on something inconspicuous, such as the usage of color words. There are a large quantity of English color words. According to etymology, they can be divided into two kinds, basic color words and object color words. The former are some words which are used to express the color of something originally, such as white, black, gray, brown, red, green, yellow, blue and purple....   [tags: Languages]

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But You Didn't by Merrill Glass and My Mistress by William Shakespeare

- But You Didn't by Merrill Glass and My Mistress by William Shakespeare Both poets are writing about their lovers but wrote them for different reasons. Shakespeare wrote the poem for other poets of his time, to make fun of the comparisons they used in their poems, which he thought was "false compare" which "belied" the ladies being described. Merrill Glass wrote her poem to help her to get over the death of her lover. She writes as if she is talking to him but at the end she says "And there are so many things I wanted to tell you when you Returned from Vietnam… But you didn't," The words in each poem show that they were written in different centuries....   [tags: Papers]

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Using a ‘Human Model’ to Examine the Vision of Albino Rats

- Using a ‘Human Model’ to Examine the Vision of Albino Rats Unless a question is directed towards vision, the thought of the underlying processes in which the eyes and brain perform together is never considered. So, if we were to analyze the underpinnings of vision what would we find. Would there be a simple network of interconnected neurons which simply convey information from the periphery to the brain. The art of seeing is very complex and is sensitive to conformational changes occurring in the eye....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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How does Bram Stoker create fear and suspense during Jonathan Harker's

- How does Bram Stoker create fear and suspense during Jonathan Harker's encounter with the three young women in chapter three of Dracula. 'Dracula' was written 1897 and written in a first person diary format. The extract from chapter three tells us that Jonathan Harker is trapped in Draculas castle. He has discovered that he is alone with Dracula and in the previous chapter has seen him coming from one of the lower windows, climbing down the wall. Count Dracula has warned Jonathan Harker not to sleep in any other room in the castle but Jonathan has other ideas....   [tags: English Literature:]

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The Red Room, The Black Cottage, and Sikes and Nancy

- The Red Room by HG Wells, The Black Cottage By Wilkie Collins, and Sikes and Nancy By Charles Dickens The story of ‘The Red Room’ by H.G. Wells is told to us in first person. Suspense is created because of the story being in the first person because the audience doesn't know any more information than the narrator who is visiting the red room. The audience would have no idea of what should happen next so they are not expecting the shocks of surprises. This is also quite effective to us as it is told directly to the reader....   [tags: English Literature]

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Comparing Poems First Love, Amen and Porphyrias Lover

- Comparing Poems First Love, Amen and Porphyrias Lover First love is a poem describing when a man falls in love for the first time. This poem is very well worded, with similes and adjectives. It describes how love takes over everything; your mind, your body, your soul. It hits you like a bullet, and stops you dead. “I ne’er was stuck before that hour with love so sudden and so sweet.” The poet describes at the beginning how he first noticed the woman’s beauty, and how at each second he gazed at her, the more mesmerising she became....   [tags: English Literature]

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Indecision, Hesitation and Delay in Shakespeare's Hamlet

-    Admonished by the ghost of his poisoned father, troubled by the stench of a kingdom in decline, outraged by his queen mother's incestuous liaison, why did Hamlet wait so long to act decisively?  Theories abound. Hamlet had an Oedipus complex. Hamlet was mad rather than merely pretending to be. Hamlet was an intellectual pansy. Hamlet was an existentialist. Etc. T. S. Eliot went so far as to say that the play itself was flawed, Hamlet's Problem actually the author's own, insoluble.  I believe that the Problem is actually ours....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Hamlet]

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Depictions of Beauty in the Victorian Era

- Depictions of Beauty in the Victorian Era Missing Works Cited     "What is beauty anyway. There's no such thing." (Pablo Picasso) The Victorians' obsession with physical appearance has been well documented by scholars. This was a society in which one's clothing was an immediate indication of what one did for a living (and by extension, one's station in life). It was a world, as John Reed puts it, "where things were as they seemed" (312). So it is not surprising to find that the Victorians also placed great faith in bodily appearance....   [tags: British History Essays]

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Making Dilutions From Acid and Base Solutions

- Making Dilutions From Acid and Base Solutions Objective The aim of the first part of the experiment was to make up dilutions from acid and base solutions and record the results after adding various indicators. The aim of the second part of the experiment was to determine the pH values of the dilutions using both pH paper and a pH metre recording the results for both tests. Procedure - Part 1 For the first part of the experiment the correct amount of solid NaOH needed to prepare 250 cm3 of a 0.1M solution was calculated and then weighed out in a weighing bottle using balanced scales....   [tags: Papers]

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Dark And Light Imagery Within The Hobbit

- The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien is said to be one of the greatest children's novels of all time. The novel, due to its use of such characters as goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others is in tradition, a fairy tale. The tale centers on a small hobbit by the name of Bilbo Baggins. It follows the journey of a band of dwarves, a wizard named Gandalf, and their robber, Bilbo on their way to retrieving treasure that had long been taken away from them. The hobbit traveled all over Middle-Earth, beginning with Bilbo's tiny hobbit-hole in the ground, to Mirkwood forest, to finally reaching the Mountain in which the dragon Smaug lives....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien]

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Mystery and Suspense in Dickens' Writing

- Mystery and Suspense in Dickens' Writing Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. Most of his books were written in the mid-eighteen hundreds and some of them include Great Expectations, Hard Times, and Little Dorrit. The three I will be referring to are Oliver Twist, The Signalman and A Christmas Carol. Back in Dickens' time there was a lack of education, a huge wealth divide between the rich and the poor, and the environment was unpleasant compared to todays. Dickens' creates mystery and suspense in his books through techniques of writing language, the background, the characters, and the weather....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Concentrations of Unknown Acids

- Investigating the Concentrations of Unknown Acids Aim To find out each of the concentrations of the hydrochloric acids in the Winchesters labelled A-E. This is going to be carries out by titrating the acid with NaOH. Equipment needed for this investigation Pipette - 25ml Burette Phenolphthalein Conical flask Beaker Funnel Pipette filler Clamp NaOH - the known acid of 0.1M HCl - the unknown concentration of acids White tile My predictions I predict that the different acid solutions of the HCl will be less than 0.1M because the Winchesters were topped up with water, which would have obviously weakened the concentration of...   [tags: Papers]

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The Evolution of Skin Tanning

- The Evolution of Skin Tanning One of Catherine’s insatiable obsessions in Ernest Hemingway’s The Garden of Eden is to darken her skin color. She accomplishes this by sun tanning at every opportunity possible, and naturally, her skin turns many shades darker. Catherine’s skin tanning fixation at the time the story takes place coincides with the premiere of skin tanning as a stylish and chic fashionable pursuit. Traditionally, tanned skin was undesirable to the public. Prior to the industrial revolution, most manual labor was done outside under the sun where such constant exposure resulted in darker skin....   [tags: Sociology Essays Research Papers]

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Jews in the 19th Century

- Jews in the 19th Century During the 19th the status and position of European Jews changed frequently as the rights they had and the way countries tried to gain inequality changed dramatically. At the start of the 19th in France and Germany there was a great deal of anti Semitism between Jews and Christians, the French Christians could not accept Jews into their community. They thought of Jews as aliens....   [tags: Papers]

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The Cave - Original Writing

- The Cave - Original Writing Averting attention had always been far too easy for Deft. Imperial transponder codes, too easy to attain, to forge... or have forged. "Commander Derivan, you have permission to proceed to sector 478. Please sir, do be careful, it is a savage world.", the comm officer pleaded. "Thank you for your concern officer, it is duly noted.", Deft arrogantly replied as he steered his Oppressor towards the planet. The small clearing was easy to see through the lush vegetation....   [tags: Papers]

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George Meredith’s First Two Sonnets

- George Meredith’s First Two Sonnets When we first look at the sonnet there is an obvious difference to usual sonnets, this is because a normal sonnet has a series of quatrains and has 14 lines. Whereas these sonnets are continuous, with the same harsh tone throughout. It is also apparent that they have 16 lines rebelling against the usual 14 lines, this is to imply that nothing is harsh enough to explain love and that a person cannot explain love in words. The first word of the sonnet “It” personifies the night, and instantly implies that he has to struggle through the night....   [tags: Papers]

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Character Study of Gollum from Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers

- Character Study of Gollum from Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers He is a supporting character in the book who guides Frodo and Sam on their intrepid adventure, to Mordor and MountDoomto destroy the ring. Gollumrepresents the consequences induced by man's greed; he was once a human called Smeagol. He sought to use the ring's power for his own gain, but the ring's overwhelming and evil power poisonedGollum's mind and he became hideous and twisted. His only relation to the characters is his love for the ring; he is trying to remove it from Frodo's possession and make it his own again....   [tags: Papers]

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Sex and Darkness in Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Sex and Darkness in Shakespeare's Macbeth Shakespeare's Macbeth presents more than the simple tale of a murder and revenge. Macbeth wants to be king, and Duncan stands in his way. However, Macbeth hesitates. His wife, Lady Macbeth, must urge him on strongly, like a rider whipping a horse. Macbeth does not want to commit the murder because it creates a conflict in his unconscious mind. Specifically, the act of plunging a knife into Duncan's breast is like the sex act, making the murder a homosexual act for Macbeth....   [tags: Papers]

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Essay: Analysis of Sonnet 33

- Analysis of Sonnet 33 Full many a glorious morning I have seen Flatter the mountaintops with sovereign eye, Kissing with golden face the meadows green, Gilding pale streams with heavenly alchemy, Anon permit the basest clouds to ride With ugly rock on his celestial face And from the forlorn world his visage hide, Stealing unseen to west with this disgrace. Even so my sun one early morn did shine With all-triumphant splendor on my brow. But out, alack. he was but one hour mine, The region cloud hath masked him from me now Yet him for this my love no whit disdaineth, Suns of the world may stain when heaven's sun staineth....   [tags: Sonnet essays]

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the World

- Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the World Einstein first told president Roosevelt about the tremendous power of fused uranium in the late 1930's. Soon after this news from Einstein the atom bomb was built and tested. With bombs ready, Truman is faced with a decision. America is in the middle of World War II with no end in sight. He decides to deploy two atomic bombs on two Japanese cities. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the two fateful cities. The atomic bombs give relief to America because it ends the war....   [tags: World War II History]

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Disease Images In Hamlet

- Hamlet's Disease The somber images of poison and disease taint the pages of Hamlet, and shadow the corruption pervading the recent and future events of the castle. The poison with which Claudius kills King Hamlet spreads in a sense throughout the country, until "something is rotten in Denmark", as Marcellus notes (I.4.90). Shakespeare shades in words of sickness continually during the play, perhaps serving best to illustrate the ill condition of affairs plaguing not only Denmark, but the characters as well....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biography of John Clare

- Biography of John Clare John Clare (1793 - 1864) John Clare was born to a poor labouring family in Northamptonshire. His education did not extend much beyond basic reading and writing, and he had to start work herding animals at the age of seven. This was not a promising start for a future writer, but in his early teens he discovered The Seasons by James Thomson and began writing poems himself. His first love, Mary Joyce, was the daughter of a wealthy farmer; their separation caused Clare great pain, and it contributed to the sense of loss which pervades much of his poetry....   [tags: Papers]

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Great Expectations

- The Mannequin The novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is one of unrequited love and the desperation for elitism for Pip, a poor orphan boy. Pip is starstruck by Estella, the haughty and cruel, even violent, “daughter” of a rich and eccentric elderly woman named Miss Havisham. Miss Havisham controls and teaches Estella instructions to break the hearts of men as her own personal vendetta against all men after her love for a man is unrequited. Estella has no feelings and even admits that she has “… not bestowed [her] tenderness anywhere” (251)....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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Poem analysis.

- Poem analysis. POEM The deathly child is very gay, He walks in the sunshine but no shadow falls his way. He has come to warn us that one must go who would rather stay Oh deathly child With a hear of woe And a smile on your face, Who is it that must go. He walks down the avenue, the trees Have leaves that are silver when they are turned upon the breeze He is more pale than the silver leaves more pale that these He walks delicately, He has a delicate tread. Why look, he leaves no mark at all Where the dust is spread Over the café tables the talk is going to and fro An the people smile and they frown, but they do not know That the deathly child walks....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Dreaded Curse

- The Dreaded Curse The dark and dingy room swayed before his bloodshot eyes, he had not been sleeping for days. The trees outside shook in the strong wind as though their arms were waving helplessly. The cracked glass in the window was razor sharp: daring somebody to come and test its sharpness. The sofa was black with grime and incredibly sunk in; the putrid smell that wafted in the air was almost unbearable, the wallpaper was peeling off the walls at every corner. The one light in the room flickered on and off feebly....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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The Gaming Stereotype

- The term “gamer” tends to be synonymous with “geek” in many people’s minds. They see gaming as a device that absorbs the majority of the time of the user, leaving them as mindless empty, pale husks with no ambitions other than beating that next boss or shooting the enemy in the face. However, few gamers waste their life away. On the contrary, many of these so-called geeks tend to be more social than the average person, and farther down the technological curve than most. For the truth is that gaming is a rather useful and beneficial hobby....   [tags: Gaming ]

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Medical Case Study

- A. Inflammation 1. In terms of the mechanism of inflammation, explain how the steps of PRICE may minimize Dave’s inflammation. Inflammation is the cleaning up on an injury, and we know it by redness, swelling, warmth, and pain. The impact and distortion to his ankle killed cells, damaged fibers, and the chemical composition of the interstitial fluid was altered. Lysosomes release enzymes that destroy damaged cells and attack surrounding tissues. Debris, fluid, and dying cells accumulate, causing pressure, and histamine, heparin, and prostaglandins increase blood flow, increased vessel permeability, and pain....   [tags: Health, Inflammation]

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The Bottlenose Dolphin

- Have you ever wondered how the Tursiops Truncatus dolphin got its name. It got its name because it's nose, which is short and stubby. The Tursiops Truncatus' coloring is different from other dolphins. Their physical appearance is intriguing and distinctive. They have fascinating family life and eating habits. You can even see bottlenose dolphins in many places in the U.S.A. Their main home is the Pacific Ocean, but they also live in many other places. The coloring of the bottlenose dolphin is unique....   [tags: Animals]

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