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Cultural Purity and the Refute of the Inevitable Momentum

- Cultural Purity and the Refute of the Inevitable Momentum In the introduction to “The Pure Products Go Crazy,” James Clifford offers a poem by William Carlos Williams about a housekeeper of his named Elsie. This girl is of mixed blood, with a divided common ancestry, and no real collective roots to trace. Williams begins to make the observation that this is the direction that the world is moving in, as Clifford puts it—“an inevitable momentum.” Clifford believes in that, “in an interconnected world, one is always to varying degrees, ‘inauthentic.’” In making this statement, Clifford is perhaps only partially accurate....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Study of Culture

- 1. Discuss the idea of Mary Douglas, including how the idea of clean versus dirty is paramount in her theoretical perspective. According to Mary Douglas, purity or clean versus dirty or impure represent the boundaries of a society, and is a manifestation of the society’s fears. Douglas examined the use of blood as a means of purification and as a source of contamination that must then be purified in the Judeo-Christian tradition, as well as in a variety of African groups. Douglas emphasizes the symbolic meaning of purification rituals, and how they are manifested through ritual and daily practice....   [tags: Cultural Anthropology Essays]

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Cooling by Tori Amos

- Cooling by Tori Amos Tori Amos is an unabashedly truthful songwriter and singer who builds her lyrics on personal experiences, uncertainties concerning religion and faith, and an undying desire to get in touch with her inner self. Amos’ song “Cooling” is a biography of one woman’s life from childhood to death, and ultimately the heroic journey for purity. The first stanza of “Cooling” begins with Amos referring to the death of Speed Racer, a cartoon character. This image is essential in creating a childlike innocence shattered by the semi-realistic microcosm of adolescence....   [tags: Papers]

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Great Gatsby Symbols

- Great Gatsby Symbols Different symbolism The Great Gatsby is enhanced by the great number of symbols in the story. The story is revolved around symbols which represent different things. There are three types of symbols color, object, name symbols. Each symbol represents a different kind of situation in the story. The color represents all colors that are involved in the story, each color has its own meaning in the story. Object symbols explain the person himself and his situation in the story....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Arthurian Legends Room

- The Arthurian Legends Room Sir Thomas Malory was born around the year 1416 and was the son of a country gentleman. He was an MP and a justice of the peace for a period of time. However, in the 1440's he was found guilty of a series of violent crimes, and he spent most of the 1450's in prison. By 1462, he was out of jail. Then, in 1468, he was charged with being involved in a plot against Edward IV, and he was sent to jail once again. It was during this later imprisonment that he finished Le Morte Darthur....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Love and Desire in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

- Love and Desire in A Midsummer Night’s Dream Some of the most prominent themes in A Midsummer Night’s Dream are the omnipresence of love and desire and the tendencies of characters to manifest their defining traits. Helena and Hermia are two perfect examples of this. Hermia is the lover, and Helena the desirer, and both thrive off of their obsessions. In fact, both women are so tied to these traits that when they are taken away, their characters deflate and fall static. From the beginning, Hermia defiantly denies her father’s attempts at an arranged marriage, in favor of her whirlwind romance with and marriage to Lysander....   [tags: Midsummer Nights Dream]

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Good Use - How to Use the Language Properly

- Good Use - How to Use the Language Properly What is good use. It can be a number of things for different people. The English professor has a entirely different definition of good use than the mathematician or the businessman. The problem arises how does the ordinary person know what is good use and what is not. What is the meaning of good use, the noun and verb agreeing or is it something more than that. One can read excerpts from old authors on their thoughts and beliefs, but do these thoughts and beliefs withstand the test of time....   [tags: Teaching Writing Education Essays]

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Comparison Of Bottled Water Ads

- The product line that was chosen was Water. There are numerous brands that have been developed in the field of water, hence leading to tough competition. But out of the various brands namely Masafi, Gulfa, Oasis, Hatta and Evian. The one with the highest market share was found to be Masafi. Below is the detailed description of each ad in the respective media's and the appeal created by it:- A. Newspapers and Magazines- 1) Brand- MASAFI Ad Description- Masafi resorts to an attractive full-page advertisement....   [tags: Bottled Water Advertising]

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The Main Features of a Marriage Service

- The Main Features of a Marriage Service The traditional Christian marriage ceremony takes place in a church, as it is seen as the House of God, so this symbolizes that you are making promises in the presence of god. To begin the ceremony, the bride's friends and family are seated on the left-hand side pews of the church, and the grooms friends and family are seated on the right. The groom stands at the front of the church by the altar. The altar is an important internal feature in a marriage service and on it a white cloth is placed on top to represent the purity and also Jesus' Turin shroud....   [tags: Papers]

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Conflict In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- Conflict in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Human nature, while impressively complex, also has various poor qualities. Often these imperfections result in conflicts which are in turn depicted in works of literature. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, set in an old Puritan community, is centered on several conflicts of human nature that result from the adultery and punishment of Hester Prynne. There are three major conflicts each for which Hawthorne created a specific main character to illustrate: Pearl, Hester's illegitimate daughter, depicts the conflict purity versus sin, Roger Chillingworth, Hester's former husband, depicts good versus evil, and Reverend Arthur Dimmesd...   [tags: Hawthorne Scarlet Letter]

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Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

- Holden Caulfield seems to have all these different kinds of people stuck together in one body. He can be very generous, as he is to the nuns, very mean. He even lies to people. But one thing Holden has is a moral code that he goes by. In the Catcher in the Rye Holden shows at least three elements of his moral code. One of his elements of his moral code is that it’s all right to lie to make people feel better. One quote to prove that is, “Old Mrs. Morrow didn’t say anything but boy you should have seen her....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Macbeth's Atmosphere

- Macbeth's Atmosphere      There are many questions concerning the atmosphere in William Shakespeare's Macbeth that this essay will answer: Is it realistic or unrealistic. Are there two atmospheres - one of purity and one of black magic. And many other questions.   Roger Warren comments in Shakespeare Survey 30 , regarding Trervor Nunn's direction of Macbeth at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1974-75, on opposing imagery used to support the opposing atmospheres of purity and black magic:   Much of the approach and detail was carried over, particularly the clash between religious purity and black magic....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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Legal Progression of Marriage in America

- Legal Progression of Marriage in America As the British colonies in North America took root, a great part of the economic growth in colonial society was predicated on the labor of imported African slaves. As the number of slaves increased significantly, especially in the southern colonies, a system of separation of the races was established. Since the beginning of the White and Black coexistence in America, Whites have suppressed the rights of Blacks in order to emphasize their racial superiority and to prohibit mixing between the races....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Nazis' Pursuit of the Perfect Race

- Nazis' Pursuit of the Perfect Race The organization of the argument of this paper is not particularly imaginative since this writer “lists” elements in a strictly sequential order, but he or she demonstrates familiarity with a wide range of documents and concepts of the Reader while working closely with the specific language of the document he or she is presenting. 1. Remember that you are a German. 2. If you are genetically healthy you should not remain unmarried. 3. Keep your body pure. 4. You should keep your mind and spirit pure....   [tags: Marriage Germany Nazis History Essays]

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Nazi's View of Marriage

- Nazi's View of Marriage The National Socialist Party quickly turned heads in July 14th, 1933 through the Law Concerning the Formation of New Parties, by declaring itself the only political party that was "allowed to exist in the Third Reich" (156.HCCR). Soon thereafter, the political perception the Nazis were likely to enforce would transform the whole view of German culture, economy, race, and especially, the way German individuals emotionally and physically interacted with one another....   [tags: Marriage Germany History Essays]

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

- Thomas Hardy was one of the finest writers of the Victorian age. Among countless poems and novels there is one that seems to stand alone, “Tess of the D’Urbervilles.” This novel is one of Hardy’s most recognized works maybe because the problems of the Victorian era relate to many in this modern age. Problems such as rape, the importance of purity and never knowing what you really have until it's gone. These three things make up the theme, sub-theme and motif of Thomas Hardy’s, “Tess of the D’Urbervilles.” Not being aware of the good things you have until they're gone is the theme of Tess....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Young Goodman Brown: Immature Innocence vs. Mature Guilt

- Young Goodman Brown: Immature Innocence vs. Mature Guilt In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story “Young Goodman Brown,” Hawthorne expresses his true feelings about the negative beliefs of the puritan religion through usage of expressive styles and themes, various characters, and objects within the story. Because the puritan religion was in affect during a very complicated and chaotic time known as the Salem Witch Trials many people, including Young Goodman Brown, would be shocked to discover that the pure puritan society they knew was in fact contaminated with evil....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Office Automation And Group Collaboration Software

- Our group of three within Global Discovery Chemistry at a large Pharmaceutical Company was tasked with implementing a unique and innovative way in which high throughput parallel chemical synthesis could be performed by the traditional bench chemists. Building off the deployment of a new collaborative software system, the Electronic Notebook (ELN) by CambridgeSoft Corporation, our job was to identify a way to develop a back-end system which links the chemist’s notebook to automated synthesis in the Lab....   [tags: Business Management Software Technology]

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Crystals

- Melt Suspension Crystallization (MSC) is a technique, that can be used for large scale separation and ultrapurification of organic compounds. Because of the high selectivity of crystallization, the moderate operating conditions, and the relatively low latent heat of fusion, the energy consumption of these kind of processes is low. Furthermore, the use and regeneration of toxic or explosive solvents can be avoided. Thus, MSC can be regarded as an environmentally and economically promising technique for wide industrial application....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Water in the Baptismal Ceremony

- Water in the Baptismal Ceremony In the baptismal ceremony water is used during the baptism part of the ceremony. At this point the priest pours blessed water over the forehead of the baby three times whilst saying, "(Name), I baptize you in the name of the father, and of the son and of the Holy Spirit." Water is a powerful symbol. It is also a rich symbol it makes things clean. It is also a symbol of life and death. Without water plants, animals and humans would not be able to survive (life)....   [tags: Theology Essays]

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The Use of Symbolic Objects in Marie de France's Works

- The Use of Symbolic Objects in Marie de France's Works Marie de France uses several symbolic objects in her stories to get the point across. Sometimes what is the simplest object can have a thousands meanings. Whether you're talking about trees to the color of an article of clothing, there was a reason, a purpose for making it a weeping willow or a red scarf. You need to look deep within the story line and fine it's true meaning. In Yonec, Laustic and Milun, see the usage of birds, especially that of a swan....   [tags: Papers]

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Is Anything Truly Unforgivable?

- Every day people have to face situations, big or small, that they have to forgive. This could vary from getting nudged in the hallway to being violated by a loved one, and everyone at some point in his or her life has to face something that seems unforgivable. Eventually we all have to ask ourselves is anything truly unforgivable. There are a wide variety of different cultures and religions in our world. Something almost all of the religions have in common are that they each emphasize the benefits and the importance of forgiveness (The Benefits 1)....   [tags: religion, acceptance, freedom]

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Macbeth's Images and Imagery

- Macbeth's Imagery       William Shakespeare in the tragedy Macbeth very skillfully uses imagery to support other aspects of the drama, especially the theme. In this essay let us examine the imagery, including literary critical comment.   Roger Warren comments in Shakespeare Survey 30 , regarding Trervor Nunn's direction of Macbeth at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1974-75, on opposing imagery used to support the opposing notions of purity and black magic:   Much of the approach and detail was carried over, particularly the clash between religious purity and black magic....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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Images and Imagery within Shakespeare's Macbeth

- The Reinforcing Imagery Within Macbeth         In the classic Shakespearean drama Macbeth it seems that every scene is laden with copious imagery - and for a purpose. Its intended purpose is to play a supporting role for more important facets of the play, for example theme.   In his book, On the Design of Shakespearean Tragedy, H. S. Wilson interprets the imagery of Macbeth:   Macbeth is a play in which the poetic atmosphere is very important; so important, indeed, that some recent commentators give the impression that this atmosphere, as created by the imagery of the play, is its determining quality....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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Atmospheres Unlimited in Macbeth

- Atmospheres Unlimited in Macbeth       Shakespeare becomes a master of diverse atmospheres in his tragedy Macbeth. We shall examine closely the changing, more forcefully developing atmospheres here.   Blanche Coles states in Shakespeare's Four Giants that he agrees with G. B. Harrison, that this play contains one of the finest examples of atmosphere ever created in drama:   Macbeth is overwhelmed with the significance of his filthy deed. His wife is concerned only with the details of what must be done next - with facts....   [tags: Free Macbeth Essays]

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The Atmosphere of Macbeth is Not Wholly Bad

- The Atmosphere of Macbeth is Not Wholly Bad      Shakespeare's Macbeth has a sinister cast over it for obvious reasons, but are there redeeming features which partially offset the plurality of negative dimensions.   D. F. Bratchell in Shakespearean Tragedy record's Charles Lamb's consideration of  Macbeth's atmosphere as essential to the purpose of the play:   For Lamb the essence of the tragedy in Macbeth lies in the poetically suggested atmosphere of horror and evil impulse, readily seized upon by the imagination of the perceptive reader, whereas stage representation concentrates the mind on the action....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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Macbeth's Numerous Atmospheres

- Macbeth's Numerous Atmospheres     The atmospheres in William Shakespeare's Macbeth are numerous, but begin as one surrealistic atmosphere initially with the witches' appearance at the outset. From there the atmosphere is incrementally added to regularly.   Charles Lamb in On the Tragedies of Shakespeare comments on the atmosphere surrounding the play:   The state of sublime emotion into which we are elevated by those images of night and horror which Macbeth is made to utter, that solemn prelude with which he entertains the time till the bell shall strike which is to call him to murder Duncan, - when we no longer read it in a book, when we have given up that vantage-ground of abstra...   [tags: Free Macbeth Essays]

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Macbeth's Varying Atmosphere

- Macbeth's Varying Atmosphere      Concerning the atmosphere in William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the reader might say that it is ever-changing and yet constant in many ways. Let us look at it in this essay.   L.C. Knights in the essay "Macbeth" mentions equivocation, unreality and unnaturalness in the play - contributors to an atmosphere that may not be very realistic:   The equivocal nature of temptation, the commerce with phantoms consequent upon false choice, the resulting sense of unreality ("nothing is, but what is not"), which has yet such power to "smother" vital function, the unnaturalness of evil ("against the use of nature"), and the relation between disintegration in the ind...   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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Pastoral Images of Nature

- As Oscar Wilde states,î Things are because we see them, and what we see, and how we see it, depends on the Arts that have influenced usî (Oates 465). Social, economic, political, and religious differences dictate the way in which one encounters something. Although nature used to be the ìMotherî of the world, humans now ìcareî for the world. The possession of technology allows this role reversal. However some humans still long for the past world where nature dictated the way of life. In order to pacify human nature's nostalgia for the untainted world, the generations of today try to hold on to the ìlostî organic world via inorganic means....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Papers]

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America's War on Drugs: Policy and Problems

- America's War on Drugs: Policy and Problems In this paper I will evaluate America's War on Drugs. More specifically, I will outline our nation's general drug history and look critically at how Congress has influenced our current ineffective drug policy. Through this analysis I hope to show that drug prohibition policies in the United States, for the most part, have failed. Additionally, I will highlight and evaluate the influences acting on individual legislators' decisions to continue support for these ineffective policies as a more general demonstration of Congress' role in the formation of our nation's drug policy strategy....   [tags: America Drug War Politics Narcotics Essays]

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Reaction rates of marble chips

- How can we speed up the reaction between Calcium Carbonate and Hydrochloric Acid. Contents 1. Plan  Aim  Equipment  Variable Factors  Prediction  Method  Trial Run 2. Results  Results Tables 3. Analysis and Conclusions  Graphs  Conclusions 4. Evaluation  Accuracy Of Results  Reliability  Improvements  Extending the Investigation 1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Society and Characters in The Scarlet Letter

- Nathaniel Hawthorne chose the market place and the forest as settings used to symbolically develop his portrait of society and the characters in The Scarlet Letter. In this novel a story unfolds of three people who are torn apart by sin, revenge, and guilt. The market place reveals to the reader a place of restraint and severe Puritan laws. The setting of the forest yields the impressions of wild unrestraint and passion. The market place paints a careful picture of restraint and law that seldom delves into the depths of raw human emotion....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, And Semiotics

- The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and Semiotics For my presentation I have looked at one of Peterborough's oldest and biggest manufacturer, The Quaker company. More specifically the outside and inside of the building. As I was driving towards the building I thought, what was so significant about the Quaker building and how could a picture of a Quaker be so significant in today's culture. I also thought that this whole image of Quaker could not be that overwhelming, however, with great embarrassment I was completely mistaken....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Understanding Of Scottish Society

- Abstract The concept of a nation state has only emerged over the last couple of centuries, before this point less advanced and coherent states managed the affairs of the populous. The nation state is the overlapping of two separate features. The nation is the identity that individuals relate to within the society. This can exist on its own, as all that is needed is a person to feel that they have a connection with others on no more than shared belonging. The state is used to take national feelings of loyalty and use them to effectively govern peoples lives....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Investigating the Concentration of Citric Acid

- Investigating the Concentration of Citric Acid Problem ------- I have been set the task of determining the concentration of a sample of citric acid, using only a 1.0 M solution of sodium hydroxide and any laboratory glassware that is required. I have also been given the RMM of citric acid as 210g and I have been told that one mole of citric acid will react with 3 moles of sodium hydroxide. My Experiment ------------- Using this information I have determined that the best way to conduct this experiment is to do a titration....   [tags: Papers]

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Catcher In The Rye

- Caulfield Called Away From the Field "I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be," Holden explains to Phoebe (173). The only job Holden can see himself doing is saving children from falling off a cliff or growing up because Holden idealizes the innocence and no shame children possess; and he, himself, wants to return to that state of mind. Holden's wanting to preserve the purity of children, shows his "coming of age" because he soon realizes his roles and responsibility and how the inevitable is adulthood....   [tags: J.D. Salinger]

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Beatice of Nazareth: Seven Ways To Love

- Beatice of Nazareth: Seven Ways To Love 1st way of love Traits: originates from love, not from fear. Goals: more connected through knowledge of God until equipped enough to be called by God; exist in purity and freedom in God’s image Methods: fully engage, guard against and shun what prevents progress, constant searching and demanding Ways it satisfies: God allows us to serve forever without impediment from the past, with a free consciousness and clear mind Ways it doesn’t satisfy: the heart never rests or subsides from searching 2nd way of love Traits: wants nothing in return, not even God’s mercy or bliss, burning desire to give God pleasure Goals: being allowed to serve God Methods: ser...   [tags: Summary Analysis]

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Michel de Montaigne

- Michel de Montaigne The world is a place of chaos nowadays. At every turn of a corner, there is desolation triggered from humanity's sidetracked views of what the world is about. With all this deception and superficiality, pureness in the human soul seems almost non-existent. Michel de Montaigne recognizes the essential need of this purity for the improvement of society in his Essays. Although the main topics he is focusing own are his own nature, own habits, and own opinions, he uses these personal vignettes to illustrate larger truths about man and his behaviors, his strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: Papers]

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Ian van Eyck

- Jan van Eyck was a master in style and symbolism, establishing a firm superiority in glaze technique and delicately and elaborately applying subtle, yet powerful religious references to what at first glance may seem simple portraits. Van Eyck’s drawing, Saint Barbara, completed in 1437, is an example of the artist’s use of fictional exotic or Romanesque style structures, suggestive of those from the Old Testament. (p.99 textbook) Other symbolism includes the walled city that resembles a ziggurat, and on the church, the three windows on the second level, feature the Trinity, the symbolism of their octagonal structure, and baptism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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William Butler Yeats' The Second Coming

- William Butler Yeats' "The Second Coming" The poem “The Second Coming” was written by William Butler Yeats in 1919. Yeats was an accomplished Irish poet and was known for the socio-religious ideas he emphasized in his poetry. In “The Second Coming,” his ideas unfold in three significant metaphors. The first metaphor relates a falcon and its falconer to the destruction of society. The metaphor has two possible interpretations. One view may be that the falcon represents society and the falconer represents God and morality....   [tags: Yeats Second Coming Poem Poetry Essays]

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Good and Evil in Robert Frost's Poetry

- Our world is founded on good and evil. Humans have grabbed hold of these abstract principles, interpreted them into foundations of government and religion. But there is still a powerful need to understand good and evil, to know whether our world is controlled by gods and goddess, animals, the sun, every single human on earth or nothing at all. With so many ways to interpret our existence, there are billions of ideas, ranging from the inanely simple to the thoroughly convoluted. But Robert Frost’s theory, published in the early 1900s, remains one of the most compelling....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Poem Analysis, Poem, Poets]

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The Red wheelbarrow"

- “The Red Wheelbarrow” For a small poem, “The Red Wheelbarrow,” by William Carlos Williams, has a great meaning behind it. This poem uses images, symbolism, and form to get the entire picture of the poem across. Meyers defines images, ”as a word, phrase, or figure of speech that addresses the senses, suggesting mental pictures of sight and sounds, smells, tastes, feelings or actions.” (Meyer 1593). Symbolism is, “ a person, object, image, word, or event that evokes a range of additional meaning beyond and usually more abstract than it’s literal significance.” (Meyer 1604)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Scarlet Letter

- In this novel you will find that the main characters are the prime examples of Love, Hate, Sin, and Purity. Although adultery is condemned and seen as sin, adultery isn't what Hawthorne focuses on. Through my analysis of the Scarlet Letter I noticed that there were three different types of love. The act of hatred plays a vile role throughout the novel. Hawthorne uses Pearl as a blatant symbol of purity, from her birth till the end of the novel. As you will see Love, Hate, Sin, and Purity does play a vital role in this story....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Significance of Haji for a Muslim

- The Significance of Haji for a Muslim Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam. This is the pilgrimage to Mecca which Muslims must do at least once in their lifetime. This makes Muslims feel complete once they have completed the Hajj, but they are only allowed to do Hajj if they are physically and financially supported, they must also be able to provide for there families whilst on Hajj, they must also have the money to pay for Hajj without resorting to dishonest ways of raising the money....   [tags: Papers]

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The Basics of Yoga

- The Basics of Yoga YOGA is a philosophy about life which can vibrantly refresh your mind and body. To understand it, think of a tree. A tree is comprised of a lot of smaller things that without them, the tree would not survive. A tree is comprised of roots, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, branches, etc. Likewise, Yoga is comprised of a lot of smaller things that without them, Yoga wouldn't survive. To understand these smaller things, let's start out by saying that in Yoga there is a threefold quest....   [tags: Papers]

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French Structural Anthropology

- French Structural Anthropology evolved throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and was shaped by many well known theorists, sociologist and anthropologists. Their influence lead to the theories of Structural Marxism and the thought processes involved continue to influence anthropological study in modern times. Classic cultural anthropology never really took hold in France, thanks to Emile Durkheim. The identity of French anthropology was not an innate departure from its nineteenth century legacy, but instead a continuation of previous theory....   [tags: History, Structuralism]

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Purity And Filth : Blurred Lines

- Purity vs Filth: Blurred Lines Purity and filth have been on opposite sides of the fence ever since a distinction was made between the two. The purity vs filth battle can be seen in many aspects of life, whether that be displayed in race, religion, or even geographically. This brings into question, where is the division between filth and purity, or is there a division at all. This division is called out in Joe Weil’s “Ode to Elizabeth”, Nicolás Guillén’s “What Color?”, and possibly even in William Carlos William’s “This is Just to Say”....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden, White]

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Sexual Purity And The Bible

- Sexual purity plays an important role in the Bible. In fact, it has one of the most central roles in the Bible due to its beginning. From the very beginning, God created man and then woman because it was not good for man to be alone. (Gen. 2:18) God created sex as a gift to Adam and Eve. It is an act that follows after marriage and unifies male and female into ‘one flesh.’ (Gen. 2:24). Sex is an act so intimate that is written, “Adam knew Eve.” (Gen. 4:1) Genesis, the beginning and basis for the rest of the Bible, shows that God had intended male and female to be together in a monogamous relationship where sex only occurred between them as a unifier and procreation....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Marriage, Human sexuality]

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The Gay Movement, And The Purity Movement

- The “Ex-Gay Movement” and the Purity Movement in the 1990s offered a solution for those wishing to reconfirm their faith with Jesus Christ. The Ex-Gay Movement consisted of ministries, with a focus on the New Hope ministry described in Straight to Jesus within this paper’s realm, that worked to rehabilitate those who wished to abandon their homosexual practices in favor of a heterosexual, Christian life. The Purity Movement, with a focus on the re-masculinization of men, True Love Waits and Silver Ring Thing described in Virgin Nation, within this paper’s realm, served as a sex education organization with a focus on abstinence-only until marriage....   [tags: Gender, Male, Gender role, Sexual intercourse]

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The Desire to Perpetuate the Purity of Children

- In The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss wrote, “When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” Children live in a world full of innocence, ignorance, and bliss. They are not affected by the corruption of the world; therefore, naiveté is preserved. In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, innocence is shown through the pond and Holden’s desire for being a “catcher in the rye”; through Phoebe, Allie, and Sunny for their adolescence; and through the carrousel and the Museum of Natural History for their conservation....   [tags: J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye]

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The Purity And Freedom Of Humans

- While Rousseau praises the purity and freedom of humans in the state of nature, he favors civilization’s stage of development into the “hut society” stage and views contemporary society as a corruption of human virtue. Hut society significant inequality as people remained independent without the division of labor. Rousseau describes hut society as “A golden mean between the indolence of the primitive state and the petulant activity of our vanity” (150-151). He sees hut society as having the best of both worlds; limited in its vanity, but also enough so that people enjoy the company of others and are at least somewhat productive....   [tags: Human, State of nature, Political philosophy]

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Life At Its Finest And Purity

- Waking up to a new day. As I rise from my bed I look off into the distance of my bedroom. The bedroom of my house, my very own property. I sit up from my bed, and start contemplating whether or not this is all a dream. But no, this is reality. My reality. I thank you lord for another day it is still very surreal where I am in my life now. 30 years old, living in a 3 story house with two beautiful girls, twins as a matter of fact. A gorgeous view of the world around us, looking out the windows of this gigantic house you can see nothing but beauty....   [tags: Debut albums, Mother, Sleep, Love]

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Purity Balls and Chastity Among Girls

- While I do not think Purity Balls or movements have intentionally positioned women as sex objects, I do think these balls have created a sex cloud over young girls and women. "Indeed, purity balls enter women into a system of commerce in which their sexuality becomes an object to be traded by and between men." (Fahs p. 133) In Chapter 10, Wood states, "Women continue to be portrayed as sex objects for men's pleasure". (Wood p. 279) Even the music industry and video games portray women as sex objects....   [tags: Controversy, Sexuality]

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Nature 's Harmony, Fairness, And Purity

- In the poem, “Lines Written in Early Spring”, Wordsworth displays a theme of nature’s perfection contrasted with the imperfection of humanity. This notion is further promoted through examples of nature’s harmony, fairness, and purity which is viewed as being absent from mankind. The poem calls into question what has become of the human race, implying that perhaps we have completely strayed from the path that nature had intended. A strong connection to nature is established in the first stanza as the speaker is depicted relaxing in a grove surrounded by the sweet sounds that the environment has to offer....   [tags: Human, Thought, Poetry, Life]

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Kate Is Always Looking For Sin And Purity

- When I transferred from Ohio to Bureau Valley, a larger school, but in comparison, still very small, the class size issues were still a problem. My high school class was roughly 85 students, making each regular class 15-20 students big. However, if you were in the honors classes, like me, the class sizes were much smaller, roughly 5-8 students per class. While my honors class did indeed outperformed the regular English classes, it lacked a variety of ideas. I concentrate on class size in high school because of the inefficiency to have meaningful conversations....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Algebra, High school]

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Cherokee Medicine : The Purity And Wellbeing Of The Soul

- Cherokee medicine primarily focuses on the purity and wellbeing of the soul and assesses the physiological condition of the body as a secondary practice (Frazier, Goad, & Wolyniak, 2013). This holistic approach of healthcare benefits may be physical, emotional or spiritual. The Cherokee tribe combine numerous traditional Native American healing rituals including prayer, herbs, smudging, chanting, massage, counseling, harmonizing with nature, taking hallucinogens and ceremony (Lewis, n.d.). The combination of multiple healing techniques illustrates the Cherokee’s philosophy of medicinally treating an illness does not result solely from ingesting the plant or medicine, but from the delivery...   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Cherokee]

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Purity and Social Distinction in Persepolis and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

- The two novels - Persepolis, and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, both raise issues of social distinction, and separation, along with Identity and Purity issues in social classes. Social distinction in both novels involved birth status and the balancing of understanding the place of inferiority in their related cultures. In the novel, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, social class plays a role in the significance of your stature in society. Linda Brent, the protagonist of the novel, deals with separation from her parents, her siblings, and later her children- due to being born a slave....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Honor, Patronage, Kinship, And Purity : Unlocking New Testament Culture Desilva

- In David deSilva book, Honor, Patronage, Kinship, and Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture deSilva states that context is extremely important as well as understanding the culture, without these elements one cannot properly understand the interpretation of Scripture. David deSilva gives an enlightening contextual study of first century Mediterranean culture. deSilva believes that all culture delivers the framework for all communication, and the New Testament writings is no different in how the culture provides the framework for communication....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Early Christianity]

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A Theme of Racial Purity, Honor, Family, and Miscegeneraton in The Searcher by Ethan Edwards

- The Searchers contains a central theme of racial purity, honor, family, and miscegenation. Ethan Edwards, the main character of the film, is a Civil War veteran who returns to his brother’s, Aaron Edwards’, ranch three years after the war. What was supposed to be a friendly family visit turns into a disaster. During the turmoil that Ethan is put in and has to witness, we are able to infer some characteristics about this mysterious man. It can be concluded that in moments of stress and frustration, Ethan becomes protective, contains a lot of racial hatred, and possesses his personal code of ethics and morals....   [tags: veteran, massacre, native americans]

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Symbols Used in the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- “They were careless people, Tom and Daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreat back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” (page 179) Nick figured this out late in his endeavors. In most cases, a strong desire towards unattainable things will lead to failure- like Gatsby, or corruption- like Daisy, Jordan, and Tom, which will ultimately lead to lifelessness and death. Fitzgerald uses green to symbolize unattainable desire, and in the book it leads to corruption and false purity....   [tags: green, false purity]

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The Fall of Innocence in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- It’s one of the most famous stories to ever exist, the story of how two people changed what defines us as humans. It’s the story of Adam, Eve, a serpent, and the unbecoming of mankind, the Fall of Man. This iconic account has been the premise for many works over the centuries. Today, Lord of the Flies by William Golding is considered one of the most influential novels of our time, not only for its adventurous story of stranded boys on a lost island, but also because of its allegorical tale of the true fault in man’s soul....   [tags: eden, savage, purity]

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Childhood Purity vs. Knowledge of Maturity: Review of Photograph Virginia at 6 by Sally Mann

- Sally Mann has a gift of pushing buttons—critics and random people alike. Whether those buttons ignite a flame of hate or generate a spark of fascination, a strong reaction is guaranteed. Mann, once again, delivers a thought-provoking piece with Virginia at 6, where she effectively manages lines, value and contrast to illustrate a stimulating battle between childhood purity and the vanity and knowledge that comes with maturity. In Virginia at 6, Virginia, the child, poses nude with her arms comfortably shaped in a triangle over her head, body determinedly arched....   [tags: photograph, lines, youth]

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Dietary Laws of the Jewish Religion

- In the Jewish religion dietary laws are one of the most important parts of keeping the faith. These laws are thought to be sent from God to keep the Jewish people pure. Over the year it has became easier for Jews to eat kosher but many people have chosen to assimilate with passing time. A tradition that started around 3500 years ago that has kept its importance. Around 1275 B.C.E many of the Jewish prophets started to talk about kashrut otherwise known as keeping kosher. They talked about how God wanted them to eat only certain foods so that their souls would stay clean....   [tags: Dietary Laws, Purity, Kosher]

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Coco Chanel: The Powerhouse of Fashion

- Coco Chanel is an exclusive French luxury fashion brand most people know about. It is the one brand that has remained classic and pure. Chanel never has anything outrageous or too out there in their collections, it is just basic as Coco Channels motto has always been “back to basics”. The classic black and white pattern of Chanel will always remain a legend and has been quite successful with the company being worth billions of dollars. The private company has been called the powerhouse of fashion being owned by Alain and Gerard Wertheimer who were Coco Chanel's early business partners....   [tags: company, customers, purity]

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A Reflection on Women's Piety in the Quran from the Writings of Barbara Stowasser

- The readings of this past week discussed women’s piety and roles as defined by Islam and the Quran. The writings of Barbara Stowasser discussed Hadith and Quranic histories which featured exemplary Muslim women. These scriptures are significant because the Quran and its histories are used to extrapolate laws and codes of conduct for men and women alike. The role of Eve in the Garden of Eden as revealed in revelation by Mohammed differs slightly from the Christian narrative of the same story. This seems to be a small change with much larger implications....   [tags: prophet, purity, conduct]

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Analyzing And Purify Of Aspirin And Oil

- Discussion 19 The purpose of this experiment was to synthesize and purify of Aspirin and Oil in wintergreen. While determining the purity through analytical techniques. During the first part of the lab the crude sample of acetylsalicylic acid, Aspirin, was synthesized. The synthesis of Aspirin shows a general trend of chemical reactions known as esterification reactions. The compound containing a hydroxyl group reacts with a compound containing a carboxylic acid group, producing an ester molecule and water....   [tags: Aspirin, Carboxylic acid, Salicylic acid]

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An Experiment Of Purify One Of The Largest Populations Of Antibodies And Soluble Proteins

- DISCUSSION The goal for the present experiment was to purify one of the largest populations of antibodies and soluble proteins, Immunoglobin G (IgG) from rabbit serum. In addition, IgG was purified through Binding affinity chromatography. Due to proteins A and G having a high affinity for IgG a mixture of protein A and G was added to the column as it selectively binds to IgG while a mild buffer was used to wash away unbound protein molecules. Dilutions of bovine serum albumin (BSA) of known concentrations were produced....   [tags: Protein, Molecular biology, SDS-PAGE]

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The Strength Of Pure For Marriage

- An Uncommon Form of Strength Called Purity This world portrays strength as a source or ingredient found in a superhero or a person in combat. However, there is a kind of strength much challenging for the average person in this generation to carry, because many would rather be living for the now and instant satisfaction. A strength only found in those willing to live set apart and submit their lives for what God desires of them; the very best. This is the strength of remaining pure in relationships....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Emotion]

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Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

- In "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl", Harriet Jacobs writes, "Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women" (64). Jacobs' work shows the evils of slavery as being worse in a woman's case by the gender. Jacobs elucidates the disparity between societal dictates of what the proper roles were for Nineteenth century women and the manner that slavery prevented a woman from fulfilling these roles. The book illustrates the double standard of for white women versus black women....   [tags: Harriet Jacobs, misogyny]

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Analysis Of Goblin Market The Main Idea On The Surface

- In Goblin market the main idea on the surface is about a bond between two sisters but below the surface lies this poem is about the idea the being gay or having sex with someone of the same gender is not a bad thing either you are gay or just experimenting it’s not a bad thing and nor does this take away any purity from you. Towards the beginning of this poem where Laura gives the goblins a piece of her hair for this fruit, basically she’s giving a piece of herself for this fruit which kind of like the first time you have sex....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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No Ordinary Sun & Rain by Hone Tuwhare

- Essay Question: Discuss the ways in which symbols and figurative language (imagery) are used to develop themes in at least two poems you have studied. *No Ordinary Sun & Rain, by Hone Tuwhare* Hone Tuwhare uses symbols and figurative language to develop themes in his poetry. Tuwhare’s strength is his ability to use effective imagery and symbols to develop persistent ideas that, in the poetry I studied this year, relate to the purity and beauty of natural things. Rain, an apostrophe to a “rain god”, and No Ordinary Sun, another apostrophe to a tree and Tuwhare’s protest against nuclear weapons, reflect ideas about nature that are persistent in many of Tuwhare’s works....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Regulation Of Sexuality As A Social Problem

- Sexuality has long been the ultimate subject of moral regulation projects. In Hunt’s Governing Morals, the regulation of sexuality is introduced via Hunt’s description of the historical timeline of various phases of moral regulation campaigns. Conversely, in Kinsman’s “The Creation of Homosexuality as a Social Problem”, Marxist’s analogies, as well as the role social relations and are utilized to explain the regulation of sexuality. While there are commonalities between the two authors in their approach to the governance of sexuality, each provides their own unique twist on the topic of such regulation....   [tags: Sociology, Homosexuality, Marxism, Gender role]

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Marriage Is A Good Thing

- Marriage is a unification between two people who share their love for each other. It is said to bring joy, happiness, and satisfaction to one’s life. I really never believed in the idea of marriage, and reading and discussing more about marriage, I see why. Over the years, the idea of marriage has been tarnished by the hands of who force women into marriages, or teach girls that they must aspire to get married. That their lives are completed once they have a secured man by their side. Marriage is something that is supposed to be sacred between two who love each other; not some mere game that can be played with....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Woman, Wife]

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A Travel Of Time : The Modern Puritans

- A Travel in Time: The Modern Puritans Psychology powerfully decodes the framework of perspective. Today, a branch of psychology known as “color association” is taking root: why do we comprehend colors as we do. ----- Case in point, red symbolizes sin in America, but to fully understand America’s unspoken culture protocol, one must first understand why America perceives red in that regard. To do so, one can trace back to the Puritans of colonial New England, whose lifestyles are illustrated in Nathaniel Hawthorne 's The Scarlet Letter....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter]

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Kinetic Production of Isoborneol through the Oxidation-reduction Sequences of Borneol

- Through an oxidation-reduction reaction sequence, Borneol is converted to isoborneol. First, borneol is oxidized through a reaction with sodium hypochlorite at 400C to form camphor. When the camphor is then reduced by sodium borohydride, isoborneol is formed. The percent yeild of isoborneol collected was 56.4%, and the melting point range was found to be between 174.2-179.90C. Through analysis of the product through 1H NMR spectroscopy the percent purity is found to be 77.2% pure isoborneol. Introduction Oxidation-reduction reactions can be used to stereochemically control and produce many different organic molecules....   [tags: Chemistry]

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Nathaniel Hawthorne 's Young Goodman Brown

- “Things are not always what they seem”, this popular euphemism is used in towards all aspects of life and to the misfortune of many english students is especially used in reference to literature. An author’s intricate use of allegory and symbolism, transforms simple characters and objects into major themes and motifs that extend pass the page and ultimately comments on human nature. A prime example of this literary technique is Hawthorne’’s story “Young Goodman Brown”. Hawthorne’s character of Faith is not only the main character’s wife but symbol of his personal faith but serves as a comment on female purity in the puritan community as well....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Allegory, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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The Quintessential American Woman

- The Quintessential American Woman The American woman is a mystery that has yet to be solved. She is an ever-changing poem that sparks interest in those who are unaccustomed to her mysterious ways. The American women fascinated many authors, including Henry James. To express his enthrallment, James employed his literary talent to create Daisy Miller. Daisy exudes the vast depth of the entity of the American woman, which originally captured James’ attention. John Hay, a contemporary observer of American manners and mores stated of the American woman, “Her conduct is without blemish, according to the rural American standard, and she knows no other” (qtd....   [tags: American Women Henry James Essays]

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

- ... Angel Clare freely admitted to falling wayward from the path of righteousness, expecting full forgiveness from a woman. When Tess admitted to being raped, and therefore being void of her purity, Angel replied saying, “‘Forgiveness does not apply to the case. . . . How can forgiveness meet such a prestidigitation as that?” (223). This reveals the injustice for women, that women must actively guard their purity with their lives while men have the luxury of making mistakes. Furthermore, for women, it matters not if she is a victim of a crime, as long as a woman is bereft of her purity, she is unworthy to be wed....   [tags: double standard for women, story analysis]

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Jay Gatsby´s Outlook on Life in F. Scott Fitzgerald´s The Great Gatsby

- ... When Nick, the narrator, goes to meet Daisy and her friend Jordan Baker early in the book, he makes note of the amount of white surrounding Daisy. In describing Daisy and Jordan, Nick says “They were both in white” (Fitzgerald 13) He even makes note of the minute things around Daisy, like the windows in her house, which were “ajar and gleaming white” as well (Fitzgerald 13). Much later, Gatsby himself refers to her as the one who lives "high in a white palace, the king's daughter, the golden girl", meaning that she is surrounded in purity (Fitzgerald 115)....   [tags: pure, free, society, age]

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What´s Distillation?

- Introduction This experiment was done to isolate an organic substance, eugenol found in clove oil of cloves, which is immiscible with water through a new technique called steam distillation. Utilizing the high vapor pressure-low boiling point of water in steam distillation, eugenol with its low vapor pressure-high boiling point is extracted from cloves and checked for its purity content. Theory Distillation is the separation of two substances based on differences in boiling points, as in when a certain substances vapor pressure (from here on abbreviated as just VP) reaches and equals to the applied pressure (here, applied pressure is the atmospheric pressure)....   [tags: substances, vapor]

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