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A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

- A Passage to India by E.M. Forster Upon a most rudimentary evaluation, A Passage to India is simply a story, a tale of two countries through which we follow a handful of central characters. As readers, we watch as these characters travel from England to India, into mosques and temples and through caves....   [tags: Forster Passage India]

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Canadian Sovereignty over the Northwest Passage

- A complex collection of more than 1800 separate islands forms the Canadian Archipelago and Canada’s Arctic territory. 1 Within recent history the arctic has gained popular attention from governments both domestically and internationally. The rise in global climate temperatures accounts for longer, ice free Arctic summers, higher levels of resource exploration and development, and less challenges to access in the Arctic. Canadian sovereignty over Arctic lands and islands is undisputed with the single exception of Hans Island, a 1.3 square kilometer island claimed by Denmark.2 Currently what is disputed is the Canadian assertion of sovereignty over the Northwest Passage waterway....   [tags: Canada, Northwest Passage]

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Rite of Passage

- "…He posited ‘things’ as possessing being…No wonder he later always discovered in things only that which he had put into them!" – Nietzsche The Rites of passage are classically viewed as the method by which age-superior members of the society transmit new and powerful knowledge to the young as part of the initiation into a new state of being. Some initiations involve a tangible progression, from one occupation or status group to another. Other initiations are passages of an intangible nature, involving the acquisition of metaphysical knowledge and abilities....   [tags: Rites-of-passage]

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A Clash of Cultures in A Passage To India

-       A Passage To India is a classic example of how different cultures, when forced to intermix, misunderstand each other, and what consequences stem from those misunderstandings. All of Forster's greatest works deal with the failure of humans being able to communicate satisfactorily, and their failure to eliminate prejudice to establish possible relationships. A Passage To India is no exception. (Riley, Moore 107) To understand Forster's motive, it must be established that he is a humanistic writer....   [tags: A Passage To India Essays]

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Modernism in Forster's A Passage to India

- Modernism in Forster's A Passage to India       When considering the novels of E.M. Forster, it is natural to recall the reserved landscapes of the Merchant and Ivory cinematic versions. Gauzy images - green hills, languorous boat rides, tender embraces - these impressions, cousins, really, to Jane Austen's plots and settings, are remembered as period pieces seldom associated with the literary experimentation of Virginia Woolf or the winsome angst of the lost War poets. It seems - does it not....   [tags: Forster Passage to India Essays]

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Cultural Misunderstanding in A Passage to India

- Cultural Misunderstanding in A Passage to India One of the major themes of E. M. Forster's novel A Passage to India is cultural misunderstanding. Differing cultural ideas and expectations regarding hospitality, social proprieties, and the role of religion in daily life are responsible for misunderstandings between the English and the Muslim Indians, the English and the Hindu Indians, and between the Muslims and Hindus. Aziz tells Fielding at the end of the novel, "It is useless discussing Hindus with me....   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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Mysticism in A Passage to India

- Mysticism in Forester's A Passage to India       The figure of Mrs. Moore, and the problem of what happened to her in the extraordinary Marabar Caves, has fascinated critics for decades. The question has absorbed attention to a degree that does not correspond to the secondary role that Mrs. Moore plays in the plot of A Passage to India. On the surface, she is a supporting character, yet many of the unresolved issues of the novel seem to be concentrated in her experience. Mrs. Moore arrives in India a sympathetic figure, and departs unresponsive and uncaring, transformed beyond recognition by the mysterious voice of the Marabar....   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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Forster's Comic Irony in A Passage to India

- A Passage to India - Forster's Comic Irony What aspect of A Passage to India justifies the novel's superiority over Forster's other works. Perhaps it is the novel's display of Forster's excellent mastery of several literary elements that places it among the greatest novels of the twentieth century. Among these literary elements, Forster's comic irony stands out, and throughout the entire novel, the author satirizes the English, the Indians, and the Anglo-Indian relationship. Frederick P....   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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Free College Essays - Hindu Influence in A Passage to India

- A Passage to India - Hindu Influence Several different literary elements work in tandem to produce the magic seen in E. M. Forster's A Passage to India. Because this novel was presented to the world less than a decade after World War I, the fantastic and exotic stories of India seized the attention of the relatively provincial society of the day, and the novel's detailed presentation of Hinduism certainly excited the imaginations of thousands of readers. Benita Parry supports this assertion when saying, "Hinduism takes its place at the core of the novel just as it lies at the heart of India" (164)....   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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The Important Role of the Marabar Caves in A Passage to India

- The Important Role of the Marabar Caves in A Passage to India       During the fourteen years that followed the publication of Howards End, Edward Morgan Forster underwent a harsh mood change that culminated in the publication of A Passage to India, Forster's bitterest book (Shusterman 159).  Forster was not alone in his transition to a harsher tone in his fiction.  A Passage to India was written in the era that followed the First World War.  George Thomson writes that the novel "may be viewed as a reaction to the disappearance of God in the nineteenth century....  Twentieth century writers have symbolized this world without God as a wasteland" (293).  Post- w...   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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An Inward Collapse of the Human Perspective in Forster's A Passage to India

- An Inward Collapse of the Human Perspective in Forster's A Passage to India        The reverberation of sound in the form of an echo is threaded throughout E.M. Forster's A Passage to India, and the link between the echo and the hollowness of the human spirit is depicted in the text. The echo is not heard in the beginning of the text when the English newcomers, Mrs. Moore and Ms. Quested, arrive in India; it is more clearly heard as their relationship with India gains complexity. The influence of the colonizers and the colonized on one another is inevitable; however, the usual assumption is that the colonists are the most successful in imposing their values and ideologies on the individua...   [tags: Passage to India Essays]

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Metropolitan vs. Colonial Space in Forster’s A Passage to India and Lawrence’s Women in Love

- Metropolitan vs. Colonial Space in Forster’s A Passage to India and Lawrence’s Women in Love       At first glance, it seems easy to state a definitive distinction between what Said calls “metropolitan space” and “colonial space.” In its simplest form, metropolitan space is the space occupied by the colonizers. Examples of this include England, France and the places these people reside in while living in these colonies. Likewise, colonial space is that which is occupied by those who are colonized....   [tags: Passage India]

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Public School Mentality in Howards End and Passage to India

- Public School Mentality in Howard's End and Passage to India The public-school system remains unique because it was created by the Anglo-Saxon middle classes - how perfectly it expresses their character - with its boarding houses, its compulsory games, its system of prefects and fagging, its insistence on good form and on esprit de corps - (E.M. Forster, 'Notes on the English Character', 1936.) Forster perceived the public-school system to be at the centre of the English middle-classes, defining their set of core values and moulding their behaviour....   [tags: Education End Passage India Papers]

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Analysis of A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

- Analysis of A Passage to India by Forster Forster's novel A Passage to India portrays a colonial India under British rule, before its liberation. For convenience's sake, Western civilization has created an Other as counterpart to itself, and a set of characteristics to go with it. An "us versus them" attitude is exemplified in Forster's representation of The Other. Separation of the British and the Indian exists along cultural lines, specifically religious/spiritual differences. Savage or ungodly cultures were to be assimilated into or at the least governed by Christians, and converted....   [tags: passage india forster essays papers]

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Comparing Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's Heat and Dust and Forster's A Passage to India

- Comparing Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's Heat and Dust and Forster's A Passage to India Literature throughout time has contained many similarities. These similarities become even more prevalent when authors share a similar style and inspirations. Two authors that have similar experiences are Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and E.M. Forster. Both these authors have written books that are in the modernism style. Jhabvala and Forster also were fascinated by India and choose the relationships between native Indians and English colonizers as one of their themes....   [tags: Comopare Contrast Dust Passage Essays]

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Rider Haggard’s King Solomon’s Mines and Forester’s A Passage to India

- Rider Haggard’s King Solomon’s Mines and Forester’s A Passage to India In British imperial fiction, physical setting or landscape commonly plays a prominent role in the central thematic subject. In these works, landscape goes beyond an objective description of nature and setting to represent “a way of seeing- a way in which some Europeans have represented to themselves and others the world about them and their relationships with it, and through which they have commented on social relations” (Cosgrove xiv)....   [tags: Haggard Solomon's Forester Passage Essays]

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The End Of The Passage

- The challenge to faith comes from the impending doom in the end of the passage. Micah talks about how God has left them all and won’t help them when they’re in need. This challenge of fait can be rooted back to the Neo-Assyrian takeover of the Israel that had happened recently and was about to happen to Judah. The author here has seen the destruction he never thought his God would allow and his questioning of faith is shown through his writing. So, plainly, the text can show that the pressures from other countries can cause a nation’s faith to waver....   [tags: Biblical studies, Bible, Biblical hermeneutics]

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A Passage of Muddles

- Intercultural communication is prone to misunderstandings and confusion, or put simply, muddle-prone. While common cultural miscommunications are often minor offences, some have far more detrimental consequences. In E.M. Forster’s novel A Passage to India, conflict results with the collision of two cultures in the British-Indian city of Chandrapore, which is plagued by racial, class and religious tension amongst Anglo and Native Indians. The novel chronicles the attempted intercultural friendships of Dr....   [tags: Communication ]

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A Passage to India

- There are people bustling, merchants selling, Anglo-Indians watching, and birds flying overhead. How many perspectives are there in this one snippet of life. They are uncountable, and that is the reality. Modernist writers strive to emulate this type of reality into their own work as well. In such novels, there is a tendency to lack a chronological or even logical narrative and there are also frequent breaks in narratives where the perspectives jump from one to another without warning. Because there are many points of view and not all of them are explained, therefore, modernist novels often tend to have narrative perspectives that suddenly shift or cause confusion....   [tags: Literary Analysis, E. M. Forster]

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A Passage to India

- E.M. Forster, born into a middle-class family in London, was a humanist and an English writer famous for his literary works which called attention to the hypocrisy (present in the time in which he lived). In his novel A Passage To India, Forster explores the relationship between and within the Anglo-Indian and Native-Indian communities under British Imperialism and expounds on the sins which its members commit against the humanistic values of sympathy and understanding. Additionally, in A Passage to India Forster reflects the relationship phases which occur between his characters through the use of the three main divisions -- Mosque, Caves, and Temple....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Middle Passage

- The Middle Passage (or Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade) was a voyage that took slaves from Africa to the Americas via tightly packed ships. The trade started around the early 1500s, and by 1654 about 8,000-10,000 slaves were being imported from Africa to the Americas every year. This number continued to grow, and by 1750 that figure had climbed to about 60,000-70,000 slaves a year. Because of the lack of necessary documents, it is hard to tell the exact number of Africans taken from their homeland. But based on available clues and data, an estimated 9-15 million were taken on the Middle Passage, and of that about 3-5 million died....   [tags: Slavery]

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The Northwest Passage

- The opening up of the north polar sea between 1815 and 1817 had prompted Barrow to propose a plan to send two expedition voyages, one in search of the Northwest Passage and the other to proceed from the sea of Spitzbergen towards the North Pole. Accordingly he sent the plan to the President and Council of the Royal Society which duly returned with their approval and the orders were issued by the Board of the Admiralty. Examining such interplay between scientific institutions, such as the Royal Society and the British Admiralty, one can see a well defined division of labour, in the collaboration between gentleman scientists at home and their field workers in the navy ship on voyages of explor...   [tags: Maritime History]

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Taking a Look at Rites of Passage

- During a strenuous trek in the mountains, a teenage boy dies of starvation. A girl wearing an elegant gown completes a dance with her father. Both of these things come from rites of passage. Why are they so different. Rites of passage are almost as diverse and widespread as individual cultures. Depending on cultural values, initiation into adulthood varies immensely. Unquestionably, all rites of passage start with the same purpose. The goal is to bring a child into adulthood. However, the process might be redundant or even harmful....   [tags: quinceañera, bar-mitzvah]

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The Middle Passage Was A Sea Journey

- The middle passage was a sea journey by slave ships from West Africa to the West Indies and Americas from 1601-1857 (University). The first successful African author, Olaudah Equiano (Donaldson) portrays the vivid details and personalizes these destructive forces of slave trading during the middle passage. In his narrative, Equiano influenced British abolitionists, as well as European slave masters, and convicted them of their wrongdoing. Slave trading during the middle passage was the most destructive thing to happen within the African culture because of the harsh physical and psychological effects, inhumane treatment, and dehumanization of slaves....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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`` Rite Of Passage `` By Sharon Olds

- Loss of Innocence In “Rite of Passage,” The author, Sharon Olds, introduces the idea that “rites of passage” exist in all cultures. In addition to defining the milestones people celebrate, one’s culture dictates what rituals are used to celebrate these milestones. In the poem “Rite of Passage,” Sharon Olds addresses a boy’s loss of innocence through the use of imagery, similes and irony to suggest that the loss of innocence is necessary when transitioning from boyhood to manhood. The author uses the mother’s interpretation of her six-year-old son’s masculine identity to describe to her reader how his loss of boyhood innocence helps shape his adult identity....   [tags: Boy, Man, Men, Coming of age]

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Rites of Passage: The Journey to Adulthood

- Rites of Passage: The Journey to Adulthood The dictionary defines rites of passage as ceremonies that mark important transitional periods in a person’s life. It usually involves rituals and teachings that help shed their old roles and prepares them for their new roles. Although all boys and girls will go through a rite of passage to be considered an adult, the path they will take will differ greatly. The common point I have found them all to have is the age range at which this usually occurs, which is between 13 and 16....   [tags: ceremonies, transitional periods, teachings]

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Analysis Of ' The Subway Passage '

- In Fran Ross’ Oreo, the self-titled main character serves as the ultimate minority as she goes on a journey to Philadelphia in pursuit of her absent father. Through the analysis of the subway passage, Ross questions if America is binary or biracial by comparing different passengers’ movements. Race comes into play and leads to a generalization. However, this politically charged passage deals with the racial stereotypes associated with human activity. Furthermore, the broad generalization of travelers on Philadelphia’s public transit reveals who is superior and inferior with comedic satire....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people, Racism]

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The Rites Of Passage By William Faulkner

- Storytelling is a way to communicate with a larger part of society in ways that create relatable moments, in order to gain a broader understanding of different difficulties within that society. Although there are many storytelling techniques we have discussed this semester, I will apply the approach of Rites of Passage to two of the written stories we have read. The Rites of Passage that I will be analyzing are those within the novels, Houseboy and Woman at Point Zero. Within these stories I will argue that Toundi’s and Firdaus’ Rite of Passage there is initial and sustained physical altercations that cause an inability to grow emotionally, thus disabling them to continue to their final stag...   [tags: Abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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Analysis Of ' A Passage Of India '

- As one of the most treasured modes of creative expression, literature possesses a remarkable power to illustrate the human condition in all of its nuanced and resplendent forms. With such power, however, comes an enormous responsibility, a duty to arouse the consciousness of the reader in a way that precipitates true emotion and contemplation. In effectuating this end, literature must transcend the literality of mere words and sentences, and instead provide the reader with a vigorous and truthful tableau of what it means to be a human being....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Human condition]

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A Passage to India and Burmese Days

- ... Religion also facilitates the idea that, especially through Hinduism, everything can be united in love. In a way, this is similar to the idea of liberal humanism in which, if everyone is treated as an individual and approached with intelligence and goodwill, even those with differences can become friends. With religion, it seems as though, even though Aziz and Mrs. Moore come from very different backgrounds, they could be friends because, as Mrs. Moore tells her son Ronny, “God has put us on the earth in order to be pleasant to each other....   [tags: colonial issues, EM Forster, George Orwell]

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A Short Note On The Rejection And Passage

- 2.6. Rejection and Passage 119 To easily go on study, β2-Microglobulin (β2-MG) and human serum albumin were replaced by 120 lysozyme (LZM) and Albumin from bovine serum (BSA). LZM and β2-MG have the similar molecular 121 weight as LZM is 14 KDa while β2-MG is 11.8 KDa. The molecules of them are both positive charge 122 and globulin. At the same time, isoelectric point of them is relatively similar (LZM was 4.6 and β2- 123 MG 5.7). The molecular weight of BSA is 67 KDa while human serum albumin is 69 KDa....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Scanning electron microscope]

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A Passage to India by Forster

- Today, for the most part, women are seen as equal to men. Women are given the same opportunities as men and an equal chance at getting a job as men. In today’s society, women do not just have one role and that role and that being to have kids, but they can pursue any career they wish. However, it was not always this way. According to feminist theorists, western civilizations were patriarchal which means that the society is dominated by males. The society is set up so that the male is above the female in all cultural aspects including family, religion, politics, economics, art, and the social and legal realms....   [tags: Gender Roles, Equality, Novel Analysis]

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Passage Analysis from "If This Is A Man"

- This passage, which is taken from the closing pages of Primo Levi’s ‘If This Is A Man’, describes the final days in the concentration camp. To put it into context; the Germans, who were keen to save themselves, have abandoned Levi and the others, who are too ill to travel, to fend for themselves. Levi focuses on the irony of their situation; after suffering the horrors of the camp Levi and his fellow abandoned prisoners are finally free, but in reality they do not receive the benefits normally associated with freedom, they are in fact in many ways worse off than before....   [tags: Literature Analysis]

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Passage And Introduction Of The Church Of Corinth

- Passage and Introduction 1 For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2 For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, 3 if indeed by putting it on we may not be found naked. 4 For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. 5 He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity]

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The Passage Of Time By John Keats

- The Passage of Time The passage of time preserves the past while altering the present and defining the future. In the poem ““Ode on a Grecian Urn”, John Keats analyzes the theme of the passage of time in by comparing the theme with the art depicted on the Grecian urn. Time is defined by what it is, what Time is in the Present, how it flows from one moment to the next, and how it alters the conditions of the environment, and how it alters the human body. Time is an omnipresent element, and, although it cannot be physically seen nor held, its influence is certainly noticed by humans today....   [tags: Future, Time, Past, Present]

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The Extreme Cruelty of the Middle Passage

- There is no other experience in history where innocent African Americans encountered such a brutal torment. This infamous ordeal is called the Middle Passage or the “middle leg” of the Triangular Trade, which was the forceful voyage of African Americans from Africa to the New World. The Africans were taken from their homeland, boarded onto the dreadful ships, and scattered into the New World as slaves. 10- 16 million Africans were shipped across the Atlantic during the 1500’s to the 1900’s and 10- 15 percent of them died during the voyage....   [tags: slavery]

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The Middle Passage : Tracing The Path

- The Middle Passage: Tracing the Path from Human to Commodity In order to better understand why and how subhuman treatment arose and its effects on slaves in the Middle Passage, I have chosen to focus my research around how the presentation of slaves being treated differs according to different accounts in their rhetorical context. My research will center on the book The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano, in which the author recounts his experience as a slave going through the slave trade....   [tags: Slavery, African slave trade]

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Analysis of the Film Passage of India

- “A Passage to India” is a film released in 1984; however, the film was set in the 1920s. The film shows India under the British Raj during a time of animosity and the Indians’ anti-imperialist attitude. Furthermore, the film displays themes of prejudice and India on its journey of becoming its own independent nation. “A Passage to India” has a powerful message of the racism in India during the time of the British Raj and the message shines through vivid imagery and a thrilling plot. A short synopsis of the film is two educated British women travel by boat to India....   [tags: racism, prejudice, independent]

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The King James Translation Of The Passage

- 1 Thessalonians 5:22 brandishes itself as a passage that has led to the misapplication of its meaning and significance. Moreover, the King James translation of the passage had inclined many to misapply its meaning and significance. In the King James Version the verse states, “Abstain from all appearance of evil”.(1 Thess 5:22, KJV) We can already attest the difference with the English Standard Version, “Abstain from every form of evil”.(1 Thess 5:22, ESV) If we scrutinize these two verses alone, we witness a stark contrast of the words “form” versus “appearance”....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Parashah]

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The Middle Passage Is The Crossing Of The Ocean

- What would you do if you were forced to be on a ship with limited food, water and or space. The Middle Passage is the crossing of the Ocean from Africa to America of African people, who passed from the state of liberty to the state of slavery, and took place between the XVI and XIX centuries. They were captured from the tribes situated on Africa 's West Coast: Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Senegal, etc. and they were shipped in the southern area of North America (Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida)....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery, Left-wing politics]

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Outline Of Passage Of The Coming Of Christ

- Outline of Passage: I. Believers are waiting for the coming of Christ. (2 Peter 3:14-16) A. Believers are to be diligent to be found without blemish in character and at peace while waiting. (2 Peter 3:14b) B. Believers are to count the patience of the Lord as salvation while waiting, just as Paul has instructed in his letters. (2 Peter 3:15-16a) II. Know that there are lawless people who twist the words of Scripture. (2 Peter 3:16-18). A. Be careful to not be carried away with the error of the ignorant....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Salvation, God]

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Sarah's Right of Passage in to Teenager

- Sarah is experiencing her teenage “rite of passage” to lie or not to lie to her parents concerning her whereabouts. As all teens go through stages that involve the separation of parent/child, so the child can go to the stage of parent/child, thus completing the cycle of life. Here we have a teenager force to make her first adult choice, yet still at the very young age of fifteen. In this scenario, we are dealing with a teenager whose primary focus about schooling has been toward honor classes. This is also, clearly, a girl who has obeyed and respected both her parents; including her own choices of improving in areas other teens would not take advantage of for their education....   [tags: cognition, parents, peers]

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The Rite Of Passage By Orlando Baltazar

- Orlando Baltazar Description paper The Rite of Passage I was only eighteen years old when I stepped foot on Marine Corps Recruit Depot, in southern California right alongside San Diego International airport. San Diego is a gorgeous city, but its home to Marine Corps boot camp. It’s the toughest basic training of all branches. A place where men are broken down and stripped of their human rights to become Marines. In my life I have endured difficult challenges that required a lot of sacrifice, but Marine Corps boot camp was the toughest one yet....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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The Passage Of Scriptures By Thomas Hale

- willing to restore and revive those that have lost their life to the secular world. God control all matters of life. It is the individual choice to made over by God. God is willing to shape, mold, and fill those purposing to surrender their all before Him. God is to be worship, praise, and glorified within a person’s bodies. Therefore, the role of preaching in ministry begins with self-examination and accountability to rightly divide the word of truth before God, not pleasing man, (2 Tim. 4:1-5, ESV)....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Gospel]

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Marriage Ceremony : The Rite Of Passage

- Marriage Ceremonies Marriage ceremonies are held to the highest traditional standards in the six Iroquois nations, specifically the Mohawk. A marriage signifies a lifelong relationship and there is no end. There are no Mohawk customs for the notion of divorce. Mohawk nations believe in a matrilineal society. In this society the woman is the head of the household and highly respected by her husband and family. The marriage process of the Mohawk nations includes seven traditional elements; the rite of transformation, arranged marriages, wedding wheel, the longhouse, marriage instruction, marriage questions, marriage baskets, feather dances, and traditions conducted at the end of the ceremony....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Family, Iroquois]

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My Grandmother : A Rite Of Passage

- New Adjustment: Death The wedding took place on September 29th, 1963. People from all over the city came to celebrate a ceremony that would unite two individuals for eternity, literally. Shortly after the couple bought a house together, and in that moment they had no idea that’s where they would spend the rest of their lives together. Throughout their fifty plus years of marriage, they did everything together. Traveled all over the world and back on at least three different occasions. In June 1969, they were blessed with the greatest gift of all, a baby....   [tags: Family, Love, Grandparent, Future]

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The Passage Of Scripture Applies Of Nutrition

- This passage of scripture applies to nutrition. Because it reminds us that Many times because of our busy lives we don’t have time to prepare a meal that is nutrient rich we often choose foods that are convenient and easy, in so doing we have become a nation that is now overwhelmed with the issue of obesity, hypertension and diabetes these illnesses are a byproduct of our obsession with foods along with a host of other illnesses associated with obesity. Paul reminds us in Romans 12:2 that we should remember not to follow what the world does, but let God transform us through our thoughts this transformation will enable us to come to know his perfect will for our life....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Food and drink, Bread]

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The Middle Passage And Early America

- The Middle passage and early America are crucial events that took place in African American History. Africans where forced from their homelands in Africa and forced onto a ship, unknowing the hardship they would soon encounter. Ships filled compactly with African men, women and children as they journeyed in squalor, diseases, starvation and despair. Shackled together like animals, the early African in the Americans were slaves. Servitude was not foreign to African people; before the Africans were slaves they were indentured servants....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, African slave trade]

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Navigability of The Northwest Passage

- One of the great occurrences of the world that simply alter many views and ideas, the life of thousands, is the navigability of the Northwest Passage. This sea route took hundreds of years for sailors to discover and many were turned away such as, John Cabot when he lost the battle with the perfidious and grueling weather conditions of the seas. Is this route the future of shipping as we know it. Controversies are evident in this discovery, but there are some benefits. The economics, international waters dispute, effects of climate change, and transfer of specific species to North America waters are all factors that contribute to the Northwest Passage....   [tags: john cabbot, sailors, Venice]

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Oedipus Rex: The Key Passage

- Oedipus Rex. A play that enacts the story of a man who’s ignorance, battle with fate over his free will, and his blindness to truth; lead him into his own demise. With so many critical elements in one play, there must be a climax where all of these elements come together and culminate into one key passage.The passage in lines 350-450 accomplishes this. In this passage there are several elements, but there are five significant ones: character development, the theme of: ignorance, fate versus free-will, and blindness to truth are revealed; and there is also foreshadowing of Oedipus’ demise as a result of these elements....   [tags: Sophocles, Character Development]

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The Middle Passage by Charles Johnson

- In the novel “The Middle Passage” by Charles Johnson, mental slavery is a huge factor that is used throughout the book. Metal slavery is the inability to view events, or one’s self, differently from commonly held beliefs. This explains that if you have heard something that is most likely not true and will not research history on it, but spread it around as if you did thus being ignorant as the person that told you. I think that mental slavery is a terrible thing in the world today because everyone is or was a slave captivated by lies or false accusations....   [tags: Mental Salvery, Character Description, Analysis]

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Sermon ( Old Testament Passage )

- Sermon (Old Testament Passage) Prayer: Text: Deuteronomy 11 Focus Text: Deuteronomy 11: 1, “Therefore thou shalt love the Lord thy God, and keep his charge, and his statues, and his judgments, and his commandments, always (KJV). Topic: Remembering the keys to obedience. Message: Let’s look at the word obedience. It means the condition or quality of being obedient; the act or an instance of obeying, dutiful or submissive behavior. This is what Moses is talking to the people of Israel about in this passage, not about the war or military matters they were about to face with the Canaanites, but about their duty to God....   [tags: Moses, Bible, Torah, Ten Commandments]

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The Passage Of The 13th Amendment

- The passage of the 13th amendment seems simple. Lincoln declared the emancipation proclamation and set the majority of the slaves free. General opinion was already shifting toward abolition and a bill like the 13th amendment seemed inevitable. This is the well-known but extremely overgeneralized view of national abolition. Leonard L. Richards attempts to correct this general perspective in Who freed the slaves?. He argues that abolitionists were actually fighting an uphill battle throughout the civil war....   [tags: Abolitionism, American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Bullying Is A Rite Of Passage

- Bullying is defined as use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants. This is portrayed in books movies and our everyday life. Bullying in the turn of the century has taken on a new light. This new way to bully is through the internet social media and email. Who bullies more boys or girl. More and more schools are trying to handle bullying traditionally and cyberbullying. We are finding that bullying is leading to more victims killing themselves and more bullies’ being held accountable....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying]

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The Original Passage Reads As Follows

- The original passage reads as follows: “That neither our thoughts, nor passions, nor ideas formed by the imagination, exist without the mind, is what everybody will allow. And it seems no less evident that the various sensations or ideas imprinted on the sense, however blended or combined together (that is, whatever objects they compose), cannot exist otherwise than in a mind perceiving them.- I think an intuitive knowledge may be obtained of this by any one that shall attend to what is meant by the term exists, when applied to sensible things....   [tags: Perception, Mind, Sense, Metaphysics]

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African Slaves And The Middle Passage

- Over the course of the 17th century the demand for African-American slaves expanded greatly due to the realization of the cash crops, indentures servants had been tried but the new world planters quickly began to favor African-American slaves despite them being more pricy because there services were guaranteed for life. African-American slaves were also well suited to tropical claimants and had previously developed skills and knowledge for crops (Textbook, 316). A vast majority of the slaves that were transported from Africa to the new world were mainly transported southward to the giant tobacco, rice, and later cotton plantations (Textbook, 317)....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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Terror of the Middle Passage

- A popular literature has painted this part of the slave experience as uniquely evil and inherently more inhuman that any of the others horrors of the slave life(Klein 130). Slaves were taken from their homes and was forcibly traded.One cannot, of course, mention the Middle Passage without eliciting the horrors of tightly packed men, women and children chained together, to keep them from rebelling, or from choosing the suicidal fate of jumping overboard. The mortality of captives in Africa, therefore, included not only losses among those headed for export at the Atlantic coast but the additional losses among those destined for export to Orient among those captured and transported to serve Afr...   [tags: Slavery]

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Culvert Design for Fish Passage

- Culvert design is extremely important because fish passage in rivers, creeks and other waterways are essential for reproduction and survival of many fish species. If poor designs of culverts are installed, upstream fish migration can be impeded. Many culverts have been designed especially for fish migration and passage. Culverts have many impacts to stream system even when fish passage is successful including; channel disruption during construction, hydraulic effects up and downstream, increased or decreased flow rates or many other impacts....   [tags: essentials for reproduction and survival]

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The Merchant Ship Worthy Passage

- The Golden Sea, warm, and vast, Cameron despised it. Who knew what was down there in its murky depths. Monstrous creatures that could sink a ship with little effort, sending its wooden corpse and all she carried with it, deeper and deeper to its sightless bottom. The ship sailed straight north from Kelmoor Keep, the wind blew strong, and almost constantly from the west. There was no sign of land or anyone else for that matter, just him and the Worthy Passage, and her brave crew. Once past the lengthy body of Baash (which only took four days) the Worthy Passage moved even faster because of the strong westerly current....   [tags: sea, ship, night, fog]

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Rites Of Passage Are Rituals

- Rites of Passage are rituals, of varying length, that always involve the transformation of a person or persons from one cultural status to another. These rituals can be seen in movies, plays, games, and the real world. Everyone at one point has experienced a rite of passage whether it was getting a job or getting married. When I experience a rite of passage, I was in the process of obtaining my driver’s license. This experience was accompanied by nerve-wrecking events which contributed to my formation of becoming an adult....   [tags: Driving, Driver's license, Driving test]

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Slavery : The Middle Passage

- Slavery known as the “Middle Passage” wasn 't simply individuals taking control of other individuals, it 's the genuine significance of what conditions slaves needed to really experience the ill effects of West Africa toward the West Indies. The Middle Passage was the Atlantic slave trade that transported the slaves from Africa to North America, South America and the Caribbean. Numerous of boats left Europe, went to Africa, then to America, and then returned back to Europe. Slaves were taken from their homes and families to be sold into slavery....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery, Caribbean]

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Commentary on Gatsby Passage

- This passage located at the falling action of Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, after Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan’s argument (page 128-129) focuses on Gatsby recounting his initial courting of Daisy Buchanan. It contributes to the development of the novel, for it is the first time that Gatsby confronts his past and reveals his desperation to preserve his dream of attaining Daisy, which, the reader senses through Fitzgerald’s ominous tone, is coming to a hopeless end. Through Fitzgerald’s portrayal of Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship and Gatsby’s unconscious illusions, the passage addresses the themes regarding the arrogance of the rich, and the illusionary nature of the American Dream....   [tags: Classic American Literature]

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Middle Passage: A Review

- Reading Portfolio Middle Passage is a novel filled with different techniques such as allusions, foreshadowing, humor, character transitions, and many other techniques. Charles Johnson, the author of this amazing novel wanted the readers to acknowledge the past and present events. He connects the past and the present with many different examples. One example is when the police hit Santos for no reason. This comparison is made very clear and simple enough for the readers to understand that police brutality continues to this day....   [tags: African-American Literature]

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Rites of Passage Ceremonies

- As children we wished to grow up and become an adult sooner so we can have more rights, but the way to adulthood varies with different cultures. Since different cultures have different ways of becoming an adult the meaning of being an adult is different. A person leaves childhood and enters adulthood in many ways there are cultural, religious, or social events. A common way in many cultures is by a rite of passage or ceremonies; a rite of passage is a ritual or event that shows that a person is now an adult....   [tags: Coming of Age]

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Analysis of Remarque's Passage

- Paul describes the front as a “mysterious whirlpool” that “irresistibly, inescapably” (55) sucks himself in. “irresistibly” grimly explains how overpowering battle can be—it is impossible to avoid and draws him into without his consent. “Irresistible” is a word to describes objects that one desires, and many soldiers desire to fight at the front. Many young men have been led to believe that war will result in one becoming a hero—which may be true in some situations, but Paul finds this propaganda used by Kantorek and others to be false....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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A Passage To India

- A Passage to India A Passage to India entails various social criticisms and political matters that are among the human race. The setting of the story takes place in India where the British have colonized the city of Chandrapore. The British had no respect for the native culture and race that inhabit this region even thought they were the original inhabitants. Miss Quested and Mrs. Moore begin their passage to India in order to attend the marriage of Miss Quested. Miss Quested plans on being united in marriage with Mrs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Middle Passage

- INTRO Examination into the true heart of experience and meaning, Charles Johnson’s Middle Passage looks at the structures of identity and the total transformation of the self. The novel talks about the hidden assumptions of human and literary identity and brings to view the real problems of these assumptions through different ideas of allusion and appropriation. As the novel tells Rutherford Calhoun’s transformation of un-awareness allows him to cross “the sea of suffering” (209) making him forget who he really is....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Charles Johnson]

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- In Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck portrays a somewhat ordinary life of land workers on a ranch. The novel mainly chronicles the lives of its two protagonists, Lennie and George, over the course of a couple of months. In this passage, located in the last pages of the book, Steinbeck focuses on Lennie’s befriending and then killing Curley's wife, the spouse of the boss's son. The passage also focuses on the conditions before and after the murder and how it dramatizes the events. In this passage Steinbeck controls the atmosphere in the barn before and after the killing of Curley’s wife using silence and contrast between the action in the barn and the action outside....   [tags: passage analysis]

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A passage to india

- E.M. Forster's A Passage to India concerns the relations between the English and the native population of India during the colonial period in which Britain ruled India. The novel takes place primarily in Chandrapore, a city along the Ganges River notable only for the nearby Marabar caves. The main character of the novel is Dr. Aziz, a Moslem doctor in Chandrapore and widower. After he is summoned to the Civil Surgeon's home only to be promptly ignored, Aziz visits a local Islamic temple where he meets Mrs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Slave Trade Route between Africa and North America

- ... Families were separated tearing relationships between loved ones. The Americans had taken advantage of powerless Africans by doubling the amount of people that were to be boarded on to the ships. Each ship was to carry a maximum of four hundred and fifty one Africans but the Americans had fit six hundred people. Buckets were scattered around the ships that had suffocated many children. Many of the Africans that were in these ships were primarily boys. Girls that were boarded were between the ages of 15 and older....   [tags: Middle Passage]

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The Monomyth: Rites of Passage in a Hero's Life

- A rite of passage is a memorable, emotionally charged journey that leads a person from one place in their life to another. Joseph Campbell, an american mythologist, recognized a structure which was often used in the story of a heroes journey. This structure he called a Monomyth, can be simplified and described as a 3 step process of departure, initiation and return. The "hero" (or anyone for that matter) departs their current situation and perspective, iniaties in a journey, and returns to the normal flow of their life, with a new perspective, having learned or experienced something of importance....   [tags: literary devices, Mark twain, E.B White]

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Key Passage from Woman in the Dunes

- Authors prefer to show their expertise by keeping the readers wondering what is going on because of a few sentences that mean more than just words. Foreshadowing has always been a key part of literature and gives out clues to readers about the development of the plot. Kobo Abe’s Woman in the Dunes opens with chapters that leave the readers thinking about what those ironic tones and sentences are actually trying to convey. One such passage in the few opening pages is that when sand has been described in two different ways....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Rites Of Passage : Life Or Death Decisions

- Rites of passage Exhilarating moments. Life or death decisions. Intense pain. Tear jerking memories. Obtaining note worthy achievements. All these moments happen in the lives of people every day. Different people turn these into rites of passage to become an adult. Some families or groups require their youth to have to go through a rite of passage to earn their parents or leading adult’s respect. The few in my life I had to complete rites of passage for are my father, mother and I. In order to become an adult in my father’s eyes I had to complete tasks that changed rapidly....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Parent]

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An Analysis of a Passage in The Stranger by Albert Camas

- This passage is set before Meursault’s execution with the chaplain entering the scene, and telling Meursault that his “heart is blind”, leading to Meursault to yell and delve into his rant, and moment of consciousness. The passage has a calm in the beginning as if Meursault catches his breath from yelling previously, and he starts to reassure himself that he is not wrong for expressing his views as it went against the public’s religious beliefs, and states that this moment was so important to him that it was if his life was merely leading up to it....   [tags: rant, morals, aggressive]

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Analysis Of The Passage Genesis 3 : 14-20

- In the passage Genesis 3:14-20, God tells the serpent that he will be cursed, the woman that he will multiply her pain in childbirth, and the man that the ground he must eat of is cursed because of him. All of this is done as punishment for their sin of eating of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. This passage has an allegorical and moral meaning as well, it alludes to Mary’s offspring, Jesus Christ, crushing Satan. There are two authors to all of Sacred Scripture. The true author and the principle author....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Original sin, Serpent, Satan]

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Atlantic Slave Trade : The Middle Passage

- Atlantic Slave Trade Since the 15th Century, advances in navigation, cartography, and military technology allowed Europeans to establish overseas colonies and empires. The Europeans had hoped the New World was brimming with opportunities to become rich. Gold, silver, and other minerals could be mined, and sugar, tobacco, and other crops could be grown on plantations. In order to make use of these resources, there would have to be a steady supply of workers to do the work. Europeans were able to access a cheap labor market that pre-existed, the African Slave Trade....   [tags: Atlantic slave trade, Slavery]

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Analysis of a Passage in Mansfield's The Garden Party

- The passage portrays a power struggle in Laura’s upbringing and a young girl's attempt to establish her own identity. Laura is a caring and sensitive young person who struggles with her own and her family's perceptions of class difference. It is evident that Laura is self-consciousness regarding her own youth and inexperience with her encounter with the workmen, it brings a sense as that she has no or little control of the situation in the passage, soon loses her composure and the workmen become frustrated....   [tags: Analytical Essay]

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Metamorphoses Passage Analysis

- The passage to be analysed comes from Book 11 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses (lines 399-538) (A.Melville, 1986) it is the story of Callisto translated meaning the Moon which is a fitting transition as it starts with the ending of the story of the Sun. Ovid uses the destruction caused by Phaethon after using this fathers chariot and winged horses to prove his paternal parentage. An important narrative within at least the first two books of the Metamorphoses must be the repetitive and increasingly disturbing nature of the sexual attacks upon Diana’s nymphs....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Rite Of Passage And Its Effects On Society

- Rite of Passage Rite of passage is defined per Wikipedia.com as, “a celebration of the passage which occurs when an individual leaves one group to enter another. It involves a significant change of status in society.” Such as when a student graduates high school and prepares to attend college, get married, or live away from home working to support themselves. Maturation is not signified by an arbitrary age. Nor is it gauged by whether one attends college or not. The stage where the adolescent lives on their own, is the beginning of the process....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Father]

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Driving at 16 is a Rite but Not a Safe Passage

- ... This is especially true of males. (1) Each year, more than 5000 teenagers die in motor vehicle accidents. The rate of motor vehicle accidents, both nonfatal and fatal for 16 year olds is almost 10 times higher then drivers 30 to 59 according to the National Highway Safety Administration.(3) The risk of a car crash at 16 is higher than any other age. A 16 year old is three times more likely to die in a fatal crash than someone 20 years old. In 2010, males were two times more likely to die in a motor vehicle accident than females....   [tags: crash, fatal, safe]

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