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Decisions in Paradise

- Decisions in Paradise Kava is a culturally diverse island in the South Pacific. 50% of Kava’s population is indigenous, while the remaining amount of population is split up between the: Americans, French, Africans, and Spanish. Kava also has a variety of resources including: bananas, cocoa, coffee, spices, and petroleum. However, 50% of the population is age 15 or younger. That doesn’t make for a large workforce. Kava is also plagued with disaster threats such as: tidal waves and tsunamis, typhoons and hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, HIV and AIDS, petroleum spills, a high risk of the avian flu, and terrorism both inside and out of the country....   [tags: Local Government]

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Gary Soto and Cathy Song's Black Hair and Lost Sister

- Gary Soto and Cathy Song's Black Hair and Lost Sister Gary Soto and Cathy Song, the authors of Black Hair and Lost Sister, have had to come to terms with their culture. Living in America, it’s hard to think outside the box because of stereotypes and pre-dispositions. In order to find you’re self and come to terms with who you are as a person apposed to what the rest of the world may view you as, you have to approach the stereotypes head on and grow from them. Both of the speakers in Black Hair and Lost Sister has had to recognize the short comings of their culture to be accepted and grow in the American Culture....   [tags: Gary Soto Cathy Song Black Hair and Lost Sister]

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Dream of a Natural Paradise

- For many decades California holds the title as being the best Arcadian environment out there. Starr as well as many other authors have commented on how humans have always had “a respectful closeness to nature”(13), locating and adventuring out into some of the most beautiful places our earth encapsulates. All over California these places are evident from the beautiful redwoods to the Sacramento mountain ranges, the dream of a natural paradise is obtainable. Whether you want to go fishing, surfing, kayaking, or hiking , it is up to you to decide, for many imagining this dream is easy....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings largely focus on the American aristocracy during the 1920s. The ‘20s became alternatively known as “the Jazz Age,” a term coined by Fitzgerald with connotations encompassing the prosperity, frivolity, and decadence of the upper class. The atmosphere and mindset of lavish excess are preserved in the plots and characters of Fitzgerald’s writings. Although Fitzgerald’s protagonists are wealthy, there is a noticeable distinction between those who come from “old money” and those who are considered “new money”....   [tags: Characters of Amory Blaine and Jay Gatsby]

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Decisions in Paradise, Part III

- Decisions in Paradise, Part III   Decisions in Paradise, Part III Although A. O. Smith Water Products Corporation (WPC) is a global leader in the water heater manufacturing industry, the decision of expansion into the South Pacific island of Kava presents different challenges and opportunities. In order to build the water heater plant on the island of Kava, A. O. Smith WPC will have to be committed helping both the impoverished people of Kava and the island itself. A. O. Smith WPC will have to work with the people and the government to promote the growth of prosperity and tourism on the island of Kava....   [tags: Business Management]

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Paradise and the Sooner State

- ... Oklahoma’s state bird, the grey, scarlet, black, and white Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, grows to a small size. The Nene may rest in the Kukui tree, or candlenut tree, for it lives as the state tree of Hawaii. The Redbud, the Oklahoma state tree, may hold Flycatcher’s nests. The Hawaiian state flower, the yellow hibiscus, or Hawaiian hibiscus, typically placed in leis, look like a sunset. The state flower of Oklahoma, the Rosa ‘Oklahoma’, looks like a rose. The Humuhumunukunukuapua, the name for a reef triggerfish in Hawaiian, and the Hawaiian state fish, looks completely different from the white bass, the Oklahoma state fish....   [tags: Hawaii, Oklahoma, similarities]

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The Lost And Found

- Screaming back and forth was my life. All I ever heard were screams of profanity in my dreams. My eyes would be closed yet in my heart I could still see the conflict. My limbs were numb but I could still feel the tension. I was here in this world stuck in the middle of my life, in the middle of nowhere with no one. My life involves nothing but books and the dull nature that can be found outdoors, though it seems to me that it is always raining. Maybe it is just perceived that way due to my dreams being drenched and stained with tears....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Shots of the Occupation in Paridise Now

- Thesis: Hany Abu-Assad has experienced the oppression of the Israeli occupation first hand, and in Paradise Now, he uses long shots to show the overall injustice of the situation and close-up shots to show how single people are trapped by unique circumstances. 1) What are Close-Up and Long Shots: Close-up: “A shot in which the subject is larger than the frame, revealing much detail” (IMDB). Close-ups were made really famous by Alfred Hitchcock (Rear Window and Psycho). For example, in Rear Window, the main character (Jimmy Stewart) is bedridden and many close-up shots of him are used to show how he is trapped in his apartment room....   [tags: close-up, opression, long-shot]

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Kubla Khan: Seeking Paradise

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge once said that his dreams became the substance of his life. Nowhere is this more evident than in his poem “Kubla Khan.” Written just before the dawn of the 19th century, “Kubla Khan” was originally considered to be the simple ramblings of automatic and nonsensical writing, it is now viewed as one of the most famous poems from the Romantic Period of Literature (Hill). One of the most widely accepted opinions of the poem defines it as a comparison between two forms of paradise; a comparison that is achieved through the incredibly vivid language and the surrealistic ambiance that is created via the tone and form....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Okavango Paradise

- The power of the sun changes the seasons, transforming our planet. Vast areas of ocean and air currents bring dramatic change throughout the year. In a few special places, these seasonal changes create some of the most spectacular events in the world. Every year in Botswana Africa in the desert lands of the Kalahari, a miraculous transformation takes place in the Okavango Delta. During the month of June, when the land is held tightly in the grasp of the dry African winter season, a flood of life-giving water turns an unforgiving desert, into a watery paradise, known as the Okavango....   [tags: flood, Botswana, Africa, Kalahari]

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A Trip to Paradise

- A Trip to Paradise If I had no limits as to how much I could spend on a vacation, I would take a trip to different cities in Mexico. My dads side of the family is Latino and many of my relatives live in Mexico. My month long trip would consist of a variety of cities I have visited before and others that I would be visiting for the first time. I would take advantage of Mexicos rich culture by participating in the peoples customs and getting as much experience as possible. The trip would be very meaningful because my heritage is something that I am very proud of and passionate about....   [tags: Vacations Travel Essays]

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The Lost Generation

- In life there are many people, things, or places that we experience that have influenced our lives so unique and powerful there unlike any other. Some women experience such alteration with the birth of a new baby. While for another person this life alteration may be making partner at a law firm. Though everyone experiences life on a different level one thing is for certain, not everything in life is a good experience. Everything in life is balanced, and with every joy comes some form of heartache....   [tags: American History]

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“The Lost Boy”

- The fictional life and death of a twelve year old little boy named Robert is vividly articulated in this moving tale by Thomas Wolfe. The reader learns of the boy’s life through four well developed points of view. The reader’s first glimpse into Robert’s character is expressed through a third person narrative. This section takes place on a particularly important afternoon in the boy’s life. The second and third views are memories of the child, through the eyes of his mother and sister. His mother paints the picture of an extraordinary child whom she loved dearly and his sister illustrates the love that the boy had for others....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Thomas Wolfe]

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The Lost Generation

- Life in the USA after World War I After World War I the world was changed forever. During World War I the world rapidly transformed by new technologies and moreover, owing to them the war had a bigger affect on people; the total number of casualties was over 37 million of both, military man and civilians. World War I lasted many years and by the end there were not only millions of casualties but also millions of man who were affected by horrors of battle. War had forced the generation to grow up quickly, and for those, who had spent years in trenches, war was all they really knew....   [tags: literature, Faulkner, Hemingway, Gertrude Stein]

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Skier's Paradise

- Winter time, January of 2008, after five hours of air travel and a one hour taxi ride we were there. Snowbird Ski Resort located in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. I stepped out of the shuttle van, took one glance and was awestruck with scenic euphoria. As I looked around me, I found myself surrounded by snowy hill after hill and summit after summit, towering two thousand feet over where I was standing; looking down on me like bright white titan gladiators daring me to a challenge. The moment the scenery invaded my eyes, the cold crisp winter air inflated my lungs, and the turbulent mountain wind gave me a welcome smack to the face; I knew immediately that I found my new favorite place....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Lost In Translation

- Lost in Translation Lost in Translation is not a typical film; it focuses on a friendship of two lost souls in the city of Tokyo which brings real emotions to their lives. These characters don’t fall in love; this is a story about friendship, and about finding someone to emotionally connect with rather than have a physical intimate relationship. The movie shows how these two sad people find things in common and build a connection that neither one can explain. Sofia Coppola the director and writer directed this film in a postmodernist way, by the use of film and acing techniques, how their relationship developed throughout the movie and the way the story line ended....   [tags: film, friendship, connection]

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The Lost Generation

- I am very drawn to The Lost Generation literary moment. One reason is my father was born in 1931. I remember growing up hearing the stories my family would tell about what life was like then. I also loved looking at old family photographs from that time period. Some of my favorite stories were of the prohibition, and my grandfather boot legging during that time in the northern woods of Wisconsin. The Lost Generation was from the time period of the 1920’s and 30’s. These were American writers who were living and writing in Paris immediately after World War I (American Novel)....   [tags: American History]

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The Lost Eden

- The Lost Eden The story of Martin Eden is a dark but interesting one, written by Jack London, an author from early 20th Century California. Martin’s life is difficult, as he decides to defy society and join the upper class, ultimately alienating his own class while realizing the superficiality of the upper class. Through this journey, Martin embodies and evolves through three main personas, mind sets, or personalities. In the beginning, “Martin’s feeling of social inadequacy developed”(Sinclair 145), as he is a man seeking approval of society, trying to become a successful writer and win the love of an upper class woman, Ruth Morse....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Lost in Translation

- After a rocky start to her directing career with Virgin Suicides, Sofia Coppola finds her groove in her second feature film Lost in Translation. Written and directed by Coppola, the film sets off to explore the unusual relationship between two jet-lagged strangers searching for clarity in their lives. The simple bond that ensues entices the audience with its relatable and genuine emotions. Too often, Hollywood seems to tell the audience what to feel, instead of using film properly: to show emotions....   [tags: Sofia Coppola ]

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Lost in Translation

- Poems have the ability to bring readers to a new place and to challenge their thinking. In a few words and often less than a page, poems expose readers to emotion and meaning in a limited space. With the presence of translation, readers around the world are able to dissect and discover the writings of authors in countries other than their own. However, different readings of a poem provide audiences with a different understanding of the poem, for one language does not translate directly into another....   [tags: Poem Translations, Analysis]

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Lost in Space

- Lost in Space In the year 4621 a marvelous innovation developed by the Nova Corporation which was made to power planet’s for millions of years, These were put in place thousands of years ago and are still functioning today, but recently wierd things have been happening. Today walking through town I realized that nobody was working at the Nova Geothermal site on my planet and most of the government had simply just left. I had gone to my best friend Arlens house where I had been discussing to him about the weird findings, we turned on the television to see that there were no channels online beside the local newscasting....   [tags: Science Fiction, Space Travel]

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The Lost Girl

- All I could focus on was my Mum and telling her the great news. She would be proud of me... For once. She might even see that her "waste of a space" daughter, is getting all the things she wants in life to become a doctor, she never believed I could accomplish. That was, if she was even there. Third year of high school. I walked into my house, expecting everything to be as normal. Mum sitting watching TV and my dinner sitting in the kitchen. Instead. I sat for four hours wiping tears off my face, it was almost peeling, with thoughts that I may not see my own Mother again....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Lost for Eternity

- Lost for eternity I suddenly awoke to a loud bell followed by the thumping of 22 feet on hardwood. Instinctivly, I tried to leap to my feet, but fell down again. Then I remembered where I was. Just a day ago, my parents left. Soldiers stormed our house, and chased them out, leaving me behind. Believe me, I ran swiftly, trying to catch up to them, but one of the soldiers caught me and knocked me out with a few punches. Yesterday evening I had been delivered, and in feet bound to this word place....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Social and Economic Oppression in Paradise Now

- The situation in the Middle East is portrayed in a different perspective from American media and cinema. Paradise Now focuses on social, economic, and racial forms of oppression because culture is continuously changing and evolving, therefore, oppression is considered a global phenomenon. Dickenson states that the industrial trends of Hollywood globalization, becomes pillars in the hegemony of corporate ideology (240). Cultural hegemony, along with cinema and media, are co-responsible for the social and economic forms of oppression, such as racial inequalities....   [tags: racial, cinema, media, inequalities]

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Crimea: Paradise Divided

- “Crimean history would suggest that it is folly to think that possession of any place, especially paradise, is anything other than a tenancy (Newman, 2011).Crimea may be compared to paradise, the crowning glory of many an empire, and it is no wonder with its subtropical climate, fertile lands, soft meadows and sprawling coastline. But the very aspects that make an Eden out of the Crimean Peninsula have also been the causes of struggle and conflict. For it may be said that Crimea is a contested land in an identity crisis and is the subject of much debate still today....   [tags: World Civilization ]

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A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve Hamilton

- A Cold Day in Paradise is a book that was written by Steve Hamilton and takes place in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The name of the book is very significant to the meaning of the book. The cold day represents the metal bullet that is in Alex McKnight’s chest and on cold nights, it is a reminder of a traumatic event that took place. While Paradise is the place that he lives and where the last death took place and it was also on a cold windy night. Alex McKnight is an ex-cop from Detroit, Michigan and moved to Paradise, Michigan because of a traumatic shooting that ended with his partner dead....   [tags: book review]

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Paradise of the Blind and Like Water for Chocolate

- A strong maternal bond is crucial in one’s life; however in both Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong and Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, the authors portray the distant relationship between the mother and the daughter as a tool to critique the ‘inhuman’ traditions imposed upon the family members in their respective societies. Though Houng’s and Esquivel’s novels are set in Vietnam and Mexico respectively, they assert that family traditions are unjust and forbid family members to pursue their own dreams, ambitions, and desires as portrayed by the two teenage protagonists and their mothers, who are obligated to sacrifice their own lives for others....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]

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Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong

- Duong Thu Huong’s novel, ‘Paradise of the Blind’ creates a reflective, often bittersweet atmosphere through the narrator Hang’s expressive descriptions of the landscapes she remembers through her life. Huong’s protagonist emphasises the emotional effects these landscapes have on her, acknowledging, “many landscapes have left their mark on me.” The contrast Huong provides between the reality of Hang’s impoverished life and the beauty of the scenery that she experiences, emphasise the powerful effect the landscape has on her....   [tags: symbolism, duckweed]

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This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- “Most people are other people,” said Oscar Wilde. “Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” In This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald demonstrates the crisis of self-identification Amory Blaine faces up until his early twenties. Blaine’s struggle for self-identification parallels the challenges post-World War I American youth had to face, such as identifying the “right” group of people, establishing their own moral standards, and finding the perfect mate....   [tags: passion, anti-german sentiment, sexual desires]

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Pacific Homesick: Growing Up in Paradise

- Imagine yourself sitting on a lava rock cliff, hearing the ocean pounding the rock wall below. The salty sea spray cools your lips and the taste tickles your tongue. Feeling the sun against your skin, it is cooled by the mix of mist and breeze that plays with the palm trees. You could say I grew up in a place most people can only daydream about. When most people hear of where I grew up all they can picture is paradise. There is so much more to the “Aloha State” than the stale beachside hotels covered in an abundance of hibiscus prints with pineapples around every turn....   [tags: my Hawaiian family]

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Decisions In Paradise

- Decisions in Paradise II In Decisions in Paradise I, the many problems facing the Morales Importers company were discussed. Also discussed were many of the possible solutions to those problems and how those solutions could affect the company and the island of Kava. At this portion of the process, we want to apply some of the various decision-making techniques to find the best solutions. The problem has been identified as a failure to thrive on the island of Kava. The goals and objectives include cleaning up and organizing the office spaces, finding somebody to take over the receptionist’s duties, and minimizing the effects of natural disasters on the company....   [tags: Business Strategy Management]

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Decisions In Paradise

- Abstract This paper will describe the evaluation stage of the decision-making steps. Working through the last part of the nine step process Nik and Alex will review the factors that will have to be considered during implementation. Nik and Alex will work to evaluate resources that will be needed during this phase of the decision-making process. Once the implementation has taken place measuring the process will be necessary to ensure that the plan stays on track. The evaluation of the stakeholders and the ethical implications of the solution will also need to be evaluated to ensure a proper solution has taken place....   [tags: Decision Making Model Analysis]

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- During Jesus’ life he was teaching in many different ways one of them was telling the parables. Parable is an earthly story with the heavenly meaning. That means that Jesus was making up a story in which there would be a real people, working of doing something that was common at that times. Sometimes he used the values whether material or spiritual, that were valuable in old times. So he was making everything to make the story look more realistic. But under the close of the poor man or woman and under the animal or a subject there was always something mach more complicated, something about his father, himself, and the people that were following the God or not....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The True Hero of the Lost Generation

- Society tells people that if they go to war and fight for their country, they are heroes. Every generation has war heroes that sacrificed a great deal. Many heroes die fighting for their nation while other heroes survive and have to live with post-traumatic symptoms either stimulated by physical and/or mental trauma. Ernest Hemingway, an expatriate of World War I, recognizes the effects of the war has on soldiers and effectively captivates the heroes’ distress, alienation, and detachment in The Sun Also Rises through his writing style....   [tags: Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises]

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Literary Works of The Lost Generation

- The time after the World War I. was not the best one and why do we know it. It is partly because of the group of writers called the Lost Generation who had experienced the war and the life after and did an amazing job with giving the deep information about their time. This work deals with the characteristics of the Lost Generation’s works. In the first part of my essay I am going to describe the postwar period’s time. In the second part I will tell you who the lost generation was. In addition I will describe a life and topics of authors whose text I selected....   [tags: Life after the World War I]

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Analysis and Summary of Lost and Found

- ... Darcy was scared if he was going to do something to her and hoped that the bus came faster and luckily it did. A couple of days after, Cooper and them said sorry about the water bug and wanted to have lunch. This was her first step of having more friends in her life and it was really grateful for her. Sadly, Darcy finds out that her sister Jamee is going out with one of those bad guys named Bobby Jones and is being used as a puppet to do things like stealing and dancing. Darcy told Jamee this and they ended their relationship with each other while Jamee coming home with a bruised eye and cheek....   [tags: friends, family, title, setting]

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The Role of a Lost Language in Beowulf

- The epic Beowulf is one of the earliest known works in the English vernacular. The protagonist, Beowulf, is a hero with superhuman powers who fears nothing and no one. The poem follows his journey through life and specifically his defeat of the three antagonists: Grendel, Grendel’s mother and the dragon, who brings about Beowulf’s downfall. The chosen passage details the horrors of Grendel’s attack on Heorot, the domain of Hrothgar, King of the Danes and comes before Beowulf is introduced. There are some problems in studying a text such as Beowulf....   [tags: Epic Poems, Grendel, Anglo-Saxon]

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A Lost Lady by Willa Cather

- Mrs. Marian Forrester strikes readers as an appealing character with the way she shifts as a person from the start of the novel, A Lost Lady, to the end of it. She signifies just more than a women that is married to an old man who has worked in the train business. She innovated a new type of women that has transitioned from the old world to new world. She is sought out to be a caring, vibrant, graceful, and kind young lady but then shifts into a gold-digging, adulterous, deceitful lady from the way she is interpreted throughout the book through the eyes of Niel Herbert....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer

- The author wrote a book about what he went through as a young boy so many years ago and how he overcame so many problems that he went through. Dave Pelzer name is actually David James Pelzer born on December 29, 1960 at San Francisco, California. David’s father Stephen Joseph Pelzer was a fireman of San Francisco and in 1980 he past away. Mother is Catherine Roerva the person that was responsible for mistreating David for so many years. David had to live in a foster home until the age of eighteen years old....   [tags: child abuse, story analysis]

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Creative Writing: Lost in the Mountains

- ... John stare at the horizon, a beautiful sunset at the ocean near the city. The sun slowly going down the sea. On the soft sand shore, John can see the crawling crabs, he can feel the smooth and gentle sand. John turns and look at the sea, it is so beautiful. The majestically moving curve waves roll swiftly then it crashes with the sand shore. John take a deep breath, the salty clean air refresh his soul and bring him to the magical world. The birds chirp their songs for John to hear. The wind blows at his face and touch his ears, it is very cool and refreshing....   [tags: beach, forest, short cuts, illusions]

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Lost and Found by Mark Gevisser

- ... Living in Sandton and going to a Jewish day school, Gevisser is not exposed to the threats around him. Its interesting to see how when he speaks about his school trip to visit the Rabbi of Soweto, how knowledgeable he is regarding Judaism and its history, we see this when he speaks about the “Lembra tribe from the north of the country, who, like the Ethiopian Jews, claim direct descendancy from the Israelites” (Gevisser, M. 2014: 14); yet he has very little knowledge about the townships, even those that are just a few kilometer’s away from his home....   [tags: boy, protection, shelter, materialism]

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The Lost Art of Breakfast Eating

- Introduction Have you ever sat at a table, have a breakfast before you, yet not know what to do. Do you enter a restaurant with your friends to have “brunch,” but end up ordering off the dinner menu, simply because you have no idea how to eat breakfast. If any of these pertain to you, you do not know how to eat breakfast, or at least the finer details. This is not a common problem for most people, as they know the basic rules of breakfast. But, knowing the more technical rules, like what to eat, how to eat it, and appropriate drinks, silverware, and table manners, is more of a lost art....   [tags: Etiquette]

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Lost in Translation: Alienation and Disconnection

- Lost in Translation (2003), a film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, tells the story of two privileged Americans in Tokyo: Charlotte, a young photographer’s wife and creative soul, overcome by ennui, searching for inspiration; and Bob, a once-relevant actor past his prime, working as a high-paid whiskey spokesman and struggling through a mid-life crisis. Besieged by jetlag, Bob and Charlotte are out of their element, forced from the unchallenging pattern of their daily lives, leaving them vulnerable and ripe for change....   [tags: Sofia Coppola]

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The Lost Art of the Unfortunate

- The Lost Art of the Unfortunate Introduction Art can be a vague subject. There are many different art movements, art forms, and art styles. What one finds pleasing, another may not. Some of the world’s population knows very little about art and the history of art, while others know all there is to know. But knowledge of any art work doesn’t mean one can’t interpret a piece in an intelligent way. Interpreting a piece of art comes of one’s thoughts and memories. One may find happiness in a dark, disturbing piece of art while another finds fear....   [tags: Art Movements, Styles, Techniques, Art]

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The Lost Art of the Unfortunate

- The Lost Art of the Unfortunate Art can be a vague subject. There are many different art movements, art forms, and art styles. What one finds pleasing, another may not. One may deem a piece as “degenerate,” or vile, while others want the piece hanging in the living room where everyone can see. How people interpret art and their views on art can lead to terrible things being done. In the hellish moments of war, pieces may be looted from the homes of the ones being forced out. During the midst of the Holocaust, entire collections were looted from the Jewish as they were forcefully removed from their homes and into concentration camps....   [tags: jewish families, holocaust, horrific crimes]

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Alternate Universe in the Lost Treasure

- ... So with a collective disheveled sigh the drunken group left together to stumble all the way home to their “loving” wives. The bartender couldn’t help but chuckle at the comedy that he sees everyday in his bar, he leaves the counter to close the door but just as he is about three steps from the door it opens. In walked a woman, though you wouldn’t really guess that at first, she had pale skin, puffy hair and wore clothes you would find on those that worked in a some high rise office. She had a slight grin on her face that was mirrored by the bartender who went back behind the counter and followed by the new customer who took a seat in front of it....   [tags: customers, alcohol, bar, bartender]

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Trifles and the Lost Generation

- The very origin of the term the “Lost Generation”, is lost. The true story floats somewhere in the memories of Earnest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and a French car garage owner, but there are two different versions of the story, both experienced by Stein and retold by Hemingway (Mellow 273). The phrase, the Lost Generation, is a unifying term that captures the simple themes of isolation and hopelessness, similar to the emotions society experienced in between the two world wars. However, only a limited number of works identify under this label....   [tags: Susan Glaspell]

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The Lost Boys of Sudan

- The Lost Boys of Sudan The lost boys of Sudan did not only show courage but also perseverance when they were forced to flee their home, leaving everything behind to find safety, after their village and all their loved ones were destroyed by the war. In 1983 the Second Sudanese Civil War took place; Arabic Muslims from the North of Sudan attacked southern villages killing more than one million civilians and leaving more than twenty thousand of boys orphaned− often referred to as the Lost Boys of Sudan−....   [tags: orphans of second Sudanese civil war]

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The Vault of Lost Souls

- Darkness. It’s so cold. The moonlight, the only light helping Morpeth traverse the steep cliff under his feet. This wasn’t normal for him; Morpeth was used to sitting in meadows, hunting Earthbirds. It was a tragic event that had pulled him here; Two months ago, Angel-Croft Village was raided by bandits. Morpeth had seen them ride down the long path that led to his village. There were so many of them. They came in a blur. Swords and daggers drawn. Morpeth had left his parents that day, without saying goodbye, and now he would never have the chance....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Foster Care: Lost or Fogotten

- Foster Care: Lost or Forgotten “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” Calvin Coolidge puts these words together to form an understanding of the effort it takes to develop children. When parents could not meet these needs, or were unable to care for their children, a system was set up to benefit them and their children. Foster Care is when a minor is placed in a group or private home, with a state-certified caregiver, these caregivers are known as foster parents....   [tags: parenting, children, development]

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The Lost Art of Letter-Writing

- ... Everything, the type of paper, the type of pen, the ink color, the formatting, and the content of the letter, was all planned out. Through a handwritten letter, the personality of the writer really shines through because he/she has the power to control many variables in writing a letter. Besides the content of a letter, all the small choices that the writer makes, says a small part about his/her personality. Whether or not the receiver actually knows the writer, this creates a sense of intimacy and closeness....   [tags: communication, letters, emails, handwritten]

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Atlantis the Lost City

- About 11,000 years ago, in the somewhere in the Atlantic ocean, was an island called Atlantis. In atlantis there resided a race of people with great technologies far more advanced than any other (“Lost Civilizations:The Story of Atlantis”). According to Greek mythology, Atlantis was home of the Greek god, Poseidon. Poseidon fell in love with a mortal woman and built her a home in the middle of the island and surrounded it with water and land to keep her protected (“Lost Civilization:The Story of Atlantis”)....   [tags: mythical places]

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Lost Generation: Sherwood Anderson

- Lost Generation The Lost Generation was a time of sadness and confusion. People felt lost and hurt because of what happened in World War 1, so they wrote about it, writers like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, John Dos Passos, Ezra Pound, Ford Madox Ford, Kay Boyle, and the writer my paper is about, Sherwood Anderson. Sherwood Anderson’s relates to the Lost Generation very well, he talks about sadness, confusion, and how strange people are. Those ideas he writes about are exactly how the Lost Generation is....   [tags: The Dumb Man, seeds, war]

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Lost Colony of Roanoke

- For centuries, the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island has been a controversial issue. Many theories exist that explain the disappearance of the colony. Some theories suggest that the colonists left the island to live with friendly neighboring Indians. Others suggest that a hurricane wiped out the colony or that a savage Indian tribe massacred them. The possibility of disease destroying them is also a debated topic. However, evidence indicates that the men and women left behind on Roanoke Island did not die because of massacre, disease, or starvation but went to live with the Croatoan Indians....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Roanoke: The Lost Colony

- Were the settlers attacked and “murdered. Did they die of natural causes. Or were they assimilated into Native American tribes?” The title of this documentary is Roanoke: The Lost Colony and directed by Brendan Greockel and Brian Leckey. This is an instructive documentary about the Roanoke settlers and how they suddenly disappear. “Croatoan” was the only clue left, carved on the trunk of a tree by the Roanoke Colony before they disappear. In the year 1587, over 100 English settlers came ashore Roanoke Island, NC, to establish the first English colony in America....   [tags: Documentary Review]

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Russia: Lost in Transition

- Historically, Russia’s relationship with the West has been shaky at best. From the Crimean War in the 1850’s to alienation following the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution all the way up to the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has been “under attack.” This has forced them to adopt a mentality that is based in self sufficiency and autarky. As Western nations attempt to strengthen democracy in Russia in the 21st century, Russia has responded negatively to these perceived “intrusions.” Therefore it is important to ask what role the West should play in Russia’s development and what is hindering this from happening....   [tags: International Relations]

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The Lost City Atlantis

- Introduction We have all heard about the legend of Atlantis. It’s said that Atlantis was an advanced civilization with highly developed economy and technology. But one day, catastrophe occurred in sudden. Atlantis entirely sank beneath the waves in only one day and one night. In thousands of years, Atlantis has caught the imagination of people from all over the world. Many adventurers, historians and anthropologists spent their whole life trying to open the mysterious veil of Atlantis. But has Atlantis ever existed....   [tags: Mythology]

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The Lost Wolf Pup

- ... I think I went the wrong way. I heard growling and looked over and saw a gargantuan wolf towering over me. I whimpered, and rolled over on my back, showing my stomach in defeat. "Go, now before I kill you. This is your only warning from my pack," the wolf growled. I ran, as hard and as fast as I could. I kept running, even though I could not start to see. As I stopped, I drank some water, and found a hole to stay in. It looked like an old wolf hole that had been abandoned. I sighed, not knowing what to do, so I curled up in the back corner, hoping to fall asleep, and not to die....   [tags: snow, grass, wolves, food, cave]

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Power and Manipulation in The Ladies Paradise

- Power and Manipulation in The Ladies Paradise As the world has grown throughout the centuries, females have generally been under the domination of males. This remained culturally entrenched until the late nineteenth century, when women began to appear in public more often and also began to join alongside men in the work force. In the network of employees and employers in the emerging institution of the Parisian department store, men and women depended on each other for survival in the workplace....   [tags: Papers]

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Divine Comedy – Pagans in Paradise

- Divine Comedy – Pagans in Paradise In the beginning when God created humanity, it was said that He created all humans in His image of goodness (Genesis 1:27). Dante then adds in his Divine Comedy that God has instilled a certain predetermined capacity of goodness in each human being as He wills, which should be utilized fully during life (Paradise 3:84). It would then be assumed, in Dantean thought, that all humans have the choice to live fully to this capacity and assume a place in heaven upon death, to fail to utilize this capacity and suffer in Hell for eternity, or to sin and seek repentance at some point in their lives, allowing them to enter Purgatory....   [tags: Divine Comedy]

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Bharat: Lost Land, Lost History

- Bharat: Lost Land, Lost History The Aryan Invasion Theory has been challenged again and again by innumerous writers and historians. However, not many understand the importance of this. What was so special about these Aryans that scholars are so vehement about. Why is establishing the truth about the ancient civilisation so important to so many. I feel that there is a lack of work on this. Works on the invasion theory, the Aryan scriptures, Aryan cultures, and their sciences are all distributed and broken up....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Paradise Many people wonder if heaven exists, and if so, what it consists of. There are many theories that will tell you different stories of heaven. In the bible heaven it is named Eden, where man can walk and talk at the side of God. Heaven is an intangible place where only the true ideals of life can be realized. On earth there is no way to know the true meaning of life. People can never fully comprehend the reason behind existence. The human world is full of many outside sources, such as evil, corrupting many lives....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Paradise Now, directed by Hany Abu-Assad

- In 2005, the Palestinian director and writer, Hany Abu-Assad, released his award winning motion picture, “Paradise Now.” The film follows two Palestinian friends, over a period of two days, who are chosen by an extremist terrorist group to carry out a suicide mission in Tel-Aviv during the 2004 Intifada. The mission: to detonate a bomb strapped to their stomachs in the city. Because the film industry seldom portrays terrorists as people capable of having any sort of humanity, you would think the director of “Paradise Now” would also depict the two main characters as heartless fiends....   [tags: Film Analysis, Terrorism]

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The American Dream in The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise

- Frances Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24th, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota and died of a heart attack in an apartment in Hollywood on December 21st, 1940. Throughout his career, Fitzgerald wrote many works, traveled the world, and served in the United States Army. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote mostly short stories but became famous because of his novel This Side of Paradise and became even more famous because of The Great Gatsby which was released in 1925. The time period in which Fitzgerald lived played an extensive role in his work....   [tags: American Dream Essays]

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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Paradise

- The other night I was sitting by the blazing fire eating a juicy orange, and the sweet smell reminded me of my vacations to Florida over winter break. I will never forget the fresh smell of the air when we stepped off the airplane. I could see my grandparents from across the crowded airport. I would always be so excited to step on the soft, white, sandy beach. The first thing I would do is change into my bathing suit and run out to the beach. My sister and I would spend the day splashing in the salty water, until we were too tired to keep our heads above the water....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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Paradise Now, by Director Hany Abu-Assad

- It is hard to overlook the oppression that faces Palestinians living in Israeli-occupied territories. Every street is littered with garbage, and walls are covered in grafitti. For citizens there, every day is a struggle to survive and violence is a constant threat. In contrast to the modernized and prosperous cities in Israel, the occupied territories are rural and tyrannized. The helplessness that Palestinians feel as a result of this situation often serves as a justification for bombings....   [tags: palestinians, israeli]

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Paradise by Toni Morrison

- Paradise by Toni Morrison Nine patriarchs found a town. Four women flee a life. Only one paradise is attained. Toni Morrison's novel Paradise revolves around the concept of "paradise," and those who believe they have it and those who actually do. Morrison uses a town and a former convent, each with its own religious center, to tell her tale about finding solace in an oppressive world. Whether fleeing inter- and intra-racial conflict or emotional hurt, the characters travel a path of self-isolation and eventual redemption....   [tags: Papers Essays]

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A Woman’s Paradise on Earth: The Rise of the Department Store

- A woman’s heaven on Earth became the department store in 1838 in Paris. The department store became a haven where women of the wealthy middle class and the Bourgeois could spend their free time there and feel safe, much like they did at church. It also became an expansion of a woman’s sphere in both her work life and in public. But since the department store was first erected, it begs the burning question: why would the women of Paris feel safe in the department stores. Why would the lower middle-class girls work in the department stores where the hours were long and the salary was minimal....   [tags: Retail]

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Inventory of the lost

- An inventory of the lost Suppose your father was working high in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. You have been told by authorities in New York City what intuition told you as you watched the two towers collapse: Your father is dead. Yet that conclusion is a municipal bureaucracy's intuition, no more certifiable than your own. Your father's remains have not been found. He is presumed to have been killed largely because, first, he could not possibly have survived and, second, he has not been seen since....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lost at the Movies

- In the chapter, "Lost at the Movies"; pages 113-116, we are introduced to the movie culture. His family went to see Jurassic Park: Lost world and he couldn't believe the thought that was put into the movie. He could not fathom how a huge prehistoric dinosaur could go unseen through a huge city and suburbs. The movie made $92.7 million in the first weekend. Bryson comments "…for all its $100 million-plus budget, contains about $2.35 worth of actual thought…" (114) The movie Speed 2 was created by the directors' dream....   [tags: I'm A Stranger Here Myself Review Analysis Bryson]

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Decisions in Paradise Business Scenario

- Decisions in Paradise Business Scenario The decision making technique to be applied for current situation in the country of Kava should be the ‘Six Thinking Hats’. Six thinking hats is a powerful technique that helps to look at important decisions from a number of different perspectives. It helps to make better decision by pushing one to move outside their habitual ways of thinking. It helps to understand the full complexity of the decision, and spot issues and opportunities to which one might otherwise be blind....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Strategy]

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Kagan's Of Paradise And Power

- Robert Kagan’s observant eye brings to the forefront an issue that is often disregarded in terms of contemporary importance. Throughout modern history, the United States and Europe have differentiated in both tact and standpoint, yet this critical fact has almost become the backdrop to the changing pace of today’s events. The histories of both continents are quite varied, yet are also intertwined—such is the reason why their viewpoints are so disparate. In Of Paradise and Power, Mr. Kagan shines light specifically on these reasons, yet unfortunately at the same time offers only weak resolutions....   [tags: International Relations US Europe]

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Paradise To Promiseland Book Review

- Part I In Part two of From Paradise to the Promised Land, T.D. Alexander uses chapters fifteen and sixteen to describe the themes of God’s desire to be amongst His creation and His desire for them to be holy. The tabernacle, later replaced by the temple, plays a great part in this process because it was constructed to become the dwelling place of the Lord. No man was allowed permission to commune with God unless he repented of his sins by way of sacrifice. The Israelites had to become holy just as the Lord is holy....   [tags: T.D. Alexander]

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The Hierarchy of Happiness in Dante’s The Paradiso

- Ask anyone you know what their ultimate goal in life is, and the answer will unanimously be, “to be happy.” According to Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas and Dante, a state of fulfillment is the ultimate goal of all beings. This is how they define happiness: a state of being fully. Happiness and the means by which humans can achieve it is the main theme in Dante’s poem, The Comedy. In this poem, Dante starts his journey in the Inferno where he sees the souls of those who rejected the possibility of happiness by not knowing or refusing to know God....   [tags: The Divine Comedy]

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Love Lost

- “ Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” dictated William Shakespeare in the prologue of his play, Romeo & Juliet. West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, is a film about two gangs in New York during the 1950’s who are fighting each other. Their feud is based on racial and ethnic differences. This differs from Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare, where the main conflict is centered around an old family feud....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare]

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Little Paradise Taught me to Appreciate Beauty Everywhere

- The loud grumbling noise from the ferry boat reminded me of a car’s engine complaining of old age. Most people around us took no notice of it and went about relaxing and enjoying their time. The soft rocking of the boat made my stomach squeaky and my head dizzy. I felt a mixture of excitement and apprehension since that was our first trip as a married couple to an unfamiliar island. As I looked outside the window, I saw the blue ocean glistening in the sunshine like tiny crystals. I looked up to the sky and saw no trace of a cloud....   [tags: travel, ]

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My Own Personal Paradise

- While some may consider paradise an otherworldly place where all one’s dreams and desires are fulfilled, I have a very different, more earthly view, on the matter. My vision of paradise has no singing angels and no endless amounts of whatever. The Governor’s Palace in Colonial Williamsburg contains several acres of ornate gardens and a small canal. On one end of the canal is a wooden bridge with crackled and peeling paint, and almost expected is the bench that is built into the side of that bridge....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Paradise Parks Case Analysis

- Executive Summary Paradise parks were the entertainment parks started by Mr. Francis by an idea of relaxation and shared humanity. The park was performing well right from the start but the problem begins later on and for the last two years it made loses. CFO of the park, Nathan Cortland came up with an idea to resolve the problem. Jill Hoover, CEO of the park along with other members were not sure about the proposed idea as it was against the company's values and culture. So the topic of discussion is whether Nathan's idea can enhance Park's performance or undermine it....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis]

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Analysing Aetheros, God of the Wandering and the Lost

- Aetheros, god of the wandering and the lost watches over and protects the lost mortals and the lost souls. In this sense “lost” means both physically lost as well as the philosophical sense of being lost in life. For the men who are at a crossroads of life and have no idea which direction to go, and the soldier lost on his journey home from foreign lands, Aetheros watches over and protects. Aetheros also has some power in the afterlife of mortals; for the eternal souls who got lost on their journey to Charon and the river Styx, Aetheros protected the souls and delivered them directly to Charon....   [tags: Greek mythology]

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Elie's Lost Faith

- When people see horrible things around them it’s reasonable for them to blame God for the things that are happening, He is the one that everyone goes to in the time of need. These are a few reasons that God was blamed for the situations that occurred in the Holocaust. These are the same reason why Elie has changed so much throughout this story. From the mere fact that he saw kids being thrown into flames, being separated from his mother and sisters, to the fact that he lost his father. All the horrible things that he had to go through, all the praying he had done in the beginning and for everything to have been the same, without having anyone that could try to stop the situation; Elie practi...   [tags: Literary Characters]

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