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Street Dancing In Salt Lake

- Could you imagine having the title of originating street dancing in Salt Lake City. Being famous for starting a brand new attraction in Salt Lake City. I can, and I have the power to do it. Street dancing in Salt Lake City can involve into something great, into a huge exciting attraction. I know Salt Lake has what it takes to bring dance talent to the floor. Salt Lake is growing in population more and more every day. Not only the population, but Salt Lake has a huge rave scene, full of thousands of diverse people who none stop dance threw out the night....   [tags: dancing, street dancing,]

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The Montessori Community School Of Salt Lake City

- In my research for how schools in my community include families, I found three resources I am going to refer to. The first is the Montessori Community School of Salt Lake City UT, Salt Lake City School District, and Hawthorn Academy, a private school located in Salt Lake City UT. These schools I am using as my resources are three of the many different types of schools provided in the Salt Lake Valley. They have similar and different policies regarding parent involvement. The Salt Lake City School District offers Early Childhood programs to “support children and their families, birth through age 5....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Salt Lake City Inversion and its Effects

- Having never been west of New York, I pondered what Salt Lake City would look like as our plane flew closer to Utah from New York City. It clearly wasn’t going to look like New York City. In fact it didn’t look like any other city I had been to up until that point. Salt Lake City sits in the middle of The Great Salt Lake, The Wasatch and The Oquirrh mountain ranges. The tallest building in Salt Lake City is just slightly over 400 feet, which may make one think there isn’t a very picturesque skyline, but with the mountainous backdrop, it’s actually quite breathtaking....   [tags: Winter Inversions]

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The Events Of The Salt Lake City, Utah Area

- I was born in the year of 1986 in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. My parents followed and were a part of a religious polygamy cult named the Fundamentalist Church of Ladder Day Saint, or better known as the FLDS. Most members of the cult lived in a small town they call Short Creek, on the Utah Arizona border. My father had two wives. We called them Mother Karen, and Mother Marsha. Mother Karen was my birth mother. I was the seventh child of twenty children. We were required to ensue their very strict rules....   [tags: Family, Mother, Marriage, Father]

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The Power Of Dance At Salt Lake Community Dance Company

- The Power of Dance What makes a dance performance powerful. Many would argue that it is a mixture of multiple items such as diversity, intensity, and others. For me this became more apparent and true after viewing Moving Words, a dance performance hosted by Salt Lake Community College Dance Company. During this dance performance I experienced an exciting, well executed dance performance that created a powerful environment for audience members. Below is some of the dances I found intensifying and energetic at the performance....   [tags: Performance, Dance, Choreography]

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Case Study of Brady v. Salt Lake City

- ... Their argument is based on the grounds that the arrest was an unconstitutional suppression of the First Amendment Free Speech Rights. The prosecution argument sees that the very nature of the message undermines any lightheartedness, with a possible outcome of a completely different results. Issue Whether the message sent by the Brady sisters were used in such a circumstance and are of such a nature as incite imminent lawless action. Conclusions The United States has a long history of hearing cases testing the limits of the First Amendments Free Speech Clause....   [tags: gmo, defense, mayhem]

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Mormons Moving to Salt Lake City

- Mormons Moving to Salt Lake City During the nineteenth century there were many different types of people moving west over America. One of these groups was the religious group, the Mormons. The religion was originally founded by Joseph Smith in the early nineteenth century. He first started of with very few followers but quickly many people started to come round to Smiths way of thinking. After developing the religion in Palmyra, Joseph Smith and his followers moved to Kirtland....   [tags: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]

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My Career As A Police Officer For The City Of South Salt Lake

- In the past eight years as a police officer for the City of South Salt Lake, I have found that personal growth and achievement in my career have been based on certain past experiences. Such experiences have molded what my personality is today. I have found that in order to be triumphant in my personal and professional goals, it has been necessary for me to reflect not only on my strides, but also my mistakes. I have found by placing my ego aside and being honest with myself, I have become wiser in my choices as an officers and a person....   [tags: Police, Crime, Dog]

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I Am Leaving From Salt Lake City, Utah And Going

- What Comes Up I am leaving from Salt Lake City, Utah and going to Fairbanks, Alaska where my brother Matt and his family are living. I have just graduated high school and left this pseudo-academic experience in true Cortezian fashion, with no plans or enough money for college. I never really knew what I wanted to be or what I wanted from life. It was difficult enough for me to make a decision on what kind of pen (fine point) and notebook (unlined) I wanted to buy for my journaling obsession. How could I possibly make a decision about a college that I felt would establish the trajectory of my future....   [tags: High school, Middle school, College]

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The Reason Behind the Flooding of Great Salt Lake

- The Reason Behind the Flooding of Great Salt Lake In Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams blames a natural disaster—the overflowing of the Great Salt Lake in Utah--for the destruction of the place she loved most in the world, the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. What Williams attempts to explain, however, is that this disaster wasn’t really “natural” at all. Refuge is critiqued by some for being over-dramatized, and Terry Tempest Williams is often criticized for blaming the world and others for the loss of the bird refuge....   [tags: Terry Williams Refuge Essays]

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Exploring Why the Mormons Settled in Salt Lake City

- Exploring Why the Mormons Settled in Salt Lake City Salt Lake City is located in the west of North America. It was a desolate wilderness, dry, and a place where many people assumed was uninhabitable. So why did the Mormons ‘relocate’ to such an unattractive and diverse place. Brigham Young, in 1845 organised the mass movement of 15000 men, women and children travelling on a journey of over 2250km from the USA to Salt Lake City. But why do this. Both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young believed that it was God’s will to send the Mormons west, and because other Mormons believed that Young was inspired by God they felt that they should fulfil God’s will....   [tags: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]

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Ted Bundy Was A Secret Child

- Theodore Buddy was born November 24, in Burlington, Vermont. Ted Bundy was a secret child, his first 3 year growing up in Philadelphia with his grandparents. His grandparents treated and raised him as their own son, because they didn 't want people to think that he was birthed out of wedlock. Growing up Ted was told that his grandparents Samuel and Eleanor were his real mom and dad, and that his biological mother Louise was his sister. When he was little he showed an uncommon like in macabre....   [tags: Ted Bundy, Ann Rule, Salt Lake City]

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The, Salt, And The Concentration Of Salt

- Halophiles (from the Greek for “salt-loving”) are extremophile organisms (those that survive in extreme conditions) that thrive in environments with high concentrations of salt. They are found in environments where the concentration of salt is greater than normal, such as the Dead Sea, Great Salt Lake in Utah, Owens Lake in California, and in evaporation ponds worldwide. Halophilic organisms have also been found in hypersaline Antarctic lakes beneath the ice-sheets. Organisms that are capable of surviving saline environments that are higher than they require for optimal growth are generally referred to as halotolerant to distinguish them from true halophilic organisms, which require a hypers...   [tags: Bacteria, Archaea, Halophile, DNA]

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The, Salt, And The Concentration Of Salt

- Halophiles Halophiles (from the Greek for “salt-loving”) are extremophile organisms (those that survive in extreme conditions) that thrive in environments with high concentrations of salt. They are found in environments where the concentration of salt is greater than normal, such as the Dead Sea, Great Salt Lake in Utah, Owens Lake in California, and in evaporation ponds worldwide. Halophilic organisms have also been found in hypersaline Antarctic lakes beneath the ice-sheets. Organisms that are capable of surviving saline environments that are higher than they require for optimal growth are generally referred to as halotolerant to distinguish them from true halophilic organisms, which...   [tags: Bacteria, Archaea, Halophile, DNA]

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Salt Cedar (Tamarix spp)

- Introduction In the past 200 years salt cedar (Tamarix spp.) have been encroaching in western waterways. Salt cedar was introduced accidentally as an ornamental that escaped control, and purposefully as a bank stabilizer (Sher, Marshall, & Taylor, 2002). The species in the Tamarix genus where thought to be very useful until it was observed that they displaced native genus’s Salix (willow) and Populous (aspen, and popular) trees. It is now considered a weed in 7 western state (Zouhar, 2003). Effects of Tamarix presence and invasion have been sensed in terms of native tree species displacement, loss of biodiversity, water loss, and salt accumulation....   [tags: Management Strategies, Invasion]

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Salt Late City Law History

- Salt Late City Law History Salt Lake City looks like a very large well-organised city, there are fair house allotments and they were quite large. The city is a good strong planned community with lots of residential areas. The way the city is set out it is obvious that a strong leader who knew what he wanted has planned the city and shows through the city that it is very disciplined. There may have been school their as well which would have proven what a well-organised city this is....   [tags: Papers]

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Pass the Salt, Please!

- Salt acts as a biologically, necessary nutrient for human growth and development. If human beings did not give a damn about salt’s importance, our world would be filled with bland food, filthy water, and deadly disease. History’s first written records of salt appeared in China, around 4,700 years B.C.E. Salt played a major role in ancient history, especially in Roman and Egyptian cultures. Citizens of Rome and Egypt commonly used salt as trade goods, currency for soldiers, religious offerings, and even used in the process of mummification....   [tags: Natural Resources]

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Formation and Organization of the Athalassic Salt Lakes of Australia

- Formation and Organization of the Athalassic Salt Lakes of Australia Preface Upon my acceptance to the Biomes of Australia 2003 program – a biologically-oriented summer experience in the “Land Down Under” that, for the 6th consecutive year, has been organized by Dr. Warren Dolphin of Iowa State University – I was presented with the task of writing a research paper on an aspect of the Australian landscape. Anxious to apply my new knowledge of geomorphology and desiring to investigate an ecosystem from the holistic perspective of an environmental scientist, I settled upon investigating the formative elements of athalassic (inland) salt lakes and how they determine the ecological structure of...   [tags: Geology Research Papers]

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The Effects of Mono Lake's Hydrology on its Ecosystem

- The Effects of Mono Lake's Hydrology on its Ecosystem Situated at the foothills of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Mono Lake has an unusual and unique hydrology that is highly influential in shaping the water chemistry (specifically the water's salinity and alkalinity) and biological life that survives there. Mono Lake is a hypersaline, highly alkaline, hydrographically closed basin in which the only natural means of water export is through evaporation. The basin itself was carved out by faulting of tectonic plates that occurred atleast 500,000 years ago....   [tags: Environment Biology Essays]

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The Importance of Rangelands: Summer Lake Wildlife Area

- The Importance of Rangelands: Summer Lake Wildlife Area I. Introduction Are rangelands important. If asked, many people probably wouldn't know the answer since rangelands are so rarely discussed. However, Summer Lake Wildlife Area, a rangeland located in Oregon and managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, preserves the habitat for a huge variety of wildlife and plant species, provides communities with environmental education, and can be utilized for recreational activities. Rangelands may not be well known, but they are extremely important and provide multiple, tangible benefits to the environment, wildlife, and local communities....   [tags: Environmental Management, Ecology]

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Footsteps Of Time: Eb Whites Once More To The Lake

- Dombroski 1 Lisa Dombroski Prof. Harrison English 101 18 September 2000 Footsteps of Time E.B. White's essay, Once More to the Lake demonstrate his own security in consistency from growing up on into adulthood. White begins to set the stage mid way through the first paragraph, mentioning that he and his father "returned [to the lake] summer after summer- always on August 1 for one month" followed up by the fact that "has since become a salt-water man," longing to one day return to the "holy spot." This trip back to the lake brings back a great deal of memories,...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Sodium Chloride As Salt For The Body

- Sodium chloride also known as salt, is a very important nutrient to the body because it can help the body control blood pressure, it also helps the body with the proper functioning of the muscles, and it helps the body with the communication of the nerve impulses (1). Salt is also important because it is used in the daily diets. Salt doesn’t just help the body, but it also helps to bring out the flavors of the meals that people cook. Whenever people are sitting and watching television snacking on potato chips or eating pizza, salt is being consumed whether or not people are aware of it (1)....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension, Potassium, Salt]

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The Salt Range in the Punjab Region of Pakistan

- 5.1 Introduction Structurally, the Salt Range is the result of tectonic forces imposed during the lateral phases of the Himalayan orogeny in the late Cenozoic time; the occurrence of the thick, incompetent Salt Range formation at the base of the sedimentary sequence has strongly influenced the structure. 5.2 GENERAL STRUCTURES OF THE PAIL-BAHDRAR AREA Structural features were essentially the result of gravitative flow process (a tectonic diaprisim) involving the subsurface flow of highly incompetent sequence of the Salt Range formation, which consists of red crystalline gypsiferrous marls, gypsum, anhydrite, salt lenses and occasional dolomites and oil shales, due to differential loading cau...   [tags: hill system, rock salt]

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How Do Salt Crystals Form?

- Don’t always trust what you see, even salt looks like sugar. Have you ever wondering how to make rock candy. Well forming salt crystals work just about the same way. You may be very interested in how this process works because science behind the crystals are actually very interesting and simple. From how they transform, to how they are made, and how all of this occurs. Hopefully what you read will make you want to try this out for yourself. Salt is made up of two elements. Chlorine, (Cl) and Sodium (Na)....   [tags: Water, Sodium, Sodium chloride, Salt]

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The Trade Commission Vs. Morton Salt

- In the business world, price discrimination can be detrimental to small businesses trying to compete with larger organizations pricing. In the 1930s congress was worried about large multimarket firms using predatory marketing techniques in certain markets to bankrupt smaller firms in the area. In response, Congress enacted the Robinson-Patman act which prohibits larger forms conducting pricing strategies that contribute towards becoming a monopoly by getting rid of their rivals, the smaller family owned stores....   [tags: Pricing, Price, Cost, Morton Salt]

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The Great Lakes, Lake Lakes And Lake Ontario

- Introduction The Great Lakes, including Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, are the largest freshwater lakes in the world, accounts for about 18% of the world 's fresh water resources. They are rich in water and other resources and the area of the Great Lakes extend more than 1200 km. The storage capacity of Great Lakes is about 23000 km3 and the surface area is around 244000 km2. Nowadays 1/10 of the Americans and a quarter of Canadians live in the lakes. Some of the world 's largest industrial center is built on here....   [tags: Great Lakes, Water pollution, Lake, Water]

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Leonid Afremov’s Painting, Alley by the Lake

- Secure romantic relationships are based on trust and understanding. They are developed over time and tend to last the longest; however, just because a couple feels secure doesn’t mean the couple is necessarily happy. While every healthy relationship shines with rays of trust and happiness, shadows often lurk filled with lies and deceit. A painting, entitled Alley by the Lake, by Leonid Afremov portrays the secure, yet secret, side to relationships. Happiness holds relationships together. Finding someone who makes feelings arise, plastering a smiling on one’s face, draws any person in....   [tags: Alley by the Lake]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Greasy Lake '

- T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “Greasy Lake” is a timeless tale that will leave you on the edge of your seat if it was a movie, but in this case this short story will have your eyes glued to the page. We will discover Boyle’s arrangement of incidents in this story 's as he explains the plot from the beginning that talks about “ There was a time “ which clearly states that this story was a flashback of his pass. This story takes place in 1985 when the narrator who is also Boyle was nineteen year old. This is a story of revelation....   [tags: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake & Other Stories]

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Analysis Of ' Greasy Lake '

- T. Coraghessan Boyle published “Greasy Lake.” in 1985 along with several other short stories. T.C. Boyle writes about a group of young teenage boys who are trying to see what kind of trouble they can find on a cool summer night. Little did these young rapscallions know trouble would find them sooner than expected. By analyzing the language and tone of “Greasy Lake” we not only create an image of this eerie lake, but a better understanding of the authors’ attitude towards the story. The narrator writes from a participant-limited point of view allowing him to have a certain writing style to make the tone of the story more believable....   [tags: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake & Other Stories]

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Greasy Lake By John Boyle

- T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of Greasy Lake. Boyle was born in 1948 in Peekskill, New York, son of Irish immigrants. Mr. Boyle’s character, which is the narrator, corresponds to who he was during his young years. He was a privileged college kid as he recalls, “as a sort of pampered punk”. He later on became a high school teacher for quite some years, while he studied in the University of Iowa processing stories for his PH.D. He has recently published four novels and was quickly noticed due to the vast reflection of his idiosyncratic ideas....   [tags: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake & Other Stories]

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Why My Name is Lake: A Narrative Fiction

- ... The shadows bounced off each other and joined her, until winded, she threw herself down on the grass and fell asleep. She found it in the morning while kicking sand over the dead fire. It rolled out, a piece of sky from the ashes. It seemed lost, small but magnified at the same time. Picking it up, Lake blew away the grit. It brightened and took a beam of sunlight and scattered it into four colors, one for each direction. It was a glass door knob, still connected to the short metal rod that used to hold it to a door....   [tags: lake, night, knob, tree]

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The Symbolism of Death in Alistair McLeod’s "The Lost Salt Gift of Blood"

- In Alistair McLeod’s collection of short stories the Lost Salt Gift of Blood; death seems to be a constant companion. Death is important and perhaps even symbolic in this collection of short stories. It is important because it has the power to affect people and relationships, invokes freedom and even predetermines ones future, through the death of animal’s people and the impending death of others. The first story “In the Fall” consists of 2 deaths, the death of a horse and a death of chickens both with very different effects on people....   [tags: Alistair McLeod, death, Lost Salt Gift of Blood, ]

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Discovering Mortality in Once More to the Lake

- Discovering Mortality in Once More to the Lake E. B. White's story "Once More to the Lake" is about a man who revisits a lake from his childhood to discover that his life has lost placidity.  The man remembers his childhood as he remembers the lake; peaceful and still.  Spending time at the lake as an adult has made the man realize that his life has become unsettling and restless, like the tides of the ocean.  Having brought his son to this place of the past with him, the man makes inevitable comparisons between his own son and his childhood self, and between himself as an adult and the way he remembers his father from his childhood perspective.  The man's experience at the lake with his...   [tags: Once More to the Lake]

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Analysis of In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien

- Analysis of In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien In the Lake of the Woods is a fictional mystery written by Tim O'Brien. Through the book we learn that our lovers, husbands, and wives have qualities beyond what our eyes can see. John Wade and Kathy are in a marriage so obscure that their secrets lead to an emotional downfall. After John Wade loss in his Senatorial Campaign, his feeling towards Kathy take on a whole different outlook. His compulsive and obsessive behavior causes Kathy to distance herself from him....   [tags: In the Lake of the Woods Tim O'Brien Essays]

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Childhood Memories in Once More to the Lake by E.B. White

- Once More to the Lake For many people there is a sweet scent, an inviting image, the familiar sound of laughter that bring them back to a place full of childhood images. In “Once More to the Lake”, author E.B. White longs to bring his audience back to one of the most memorable places in his childhood, a camp on a lake in Maine, starting in about 1904. He shows the reader how he feels he has replaced his own father and is playing the same role he played nearly forty years earlier. White directs his essay at an anonymous audience....   [tags: Once More to the Lake Essays]

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Why the Ponds are Important in Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

- Why the Ponds are Important in Crow Lake by Mary Lawson Crow Lake is Canadian author Mary Lawson's first novel,which is narrated by Kate Morrison, the second child in the Morrison family. A serious car accident left seven-year-old Kate, her one and half year old sister, Bo, and her two older brothers, Luke and Matt, orphans. Rather than live with relatives separately, they chose to live together and grow up. Luke and Matt made many sacrifices to support their family and they also got many helps from their community....   [tags: Mary Lawson Crow Lake]

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E.B. White's Once More to the Lake

- E.B. White's Once More to the Lake "Once More to the Lake", by E.B. White was an essay in which a father struggles to find himself. The essay is about a little boy and his father. They go to a lake where the father had been in his childhood years. The father looks back at those years and tries to relive the moments through his son's eyes. He knows he can't, and has difficulty dealing with the fact that he can't go back in time. E.B. White's way of letting the reader know that the father is in a way depressed, is through great detail and description....   [tags: E.B. White Once More Lake Essays]

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Analysis of Greasy Lake by Tom Coraghessan

- Analysis of Greasy Lake by Tom Coraghessan “Greasy Lake" by Tom Coraghessan Boyle, is the story of a group of adolescents, searching for the one situation that will proclaim them as bad boys and how their minds change. As the story begins, the narrator gives the impression that he feels he and the others boys should have taken notice of some obvious clues about themselves. These clues would have led them to the conclusion that they were far from the bad guys they wished to be. However, the oblivious teenagers ignore these obvious signs and continue in search of their goal....   [tags: Greasy Lake Tom Coraghessan Symbolism Essays]

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Greasy Lake

- Greasy Lake Greasy Lake is the story of three friends who are bad characters. Until they run into a situation where they question, just how bad they are. Just because they act badly and look bad does not mean they are. They are teenagers in a period, “when courtesy and winning ways [are] out of style when it [is] good to be bad, when they [cultivate] decadence like a taste.” (112) They look bad, wearing torn-up leather jackets, slouching around with toothpicks in their mouths and wearing their shades morning, noon and night....   [tags: Greasy Lake Literature Badness Essays]

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Pillars of Salt, A Woman of Five Seasons and A Balcony Over the Fakihani

- Pillars of Salt, A Woman of Five Seasons and A Balcony Over the Fakihani missing works cited “Maha, sister, my life is like candy-floss; fluffy and full from the outside, empty like this damned hospital room from the inside. And they called the candy-floss ‘girls-curls.’ It was like my life. A girl’s life. A fluffy lie for half a piaster. Ya-la-la.” (Faqir, 19) To many eyes, the women’s liberation movement in the Middle East is nothing more than a mere façade. The solidification of women’s rights in writing means very little when actually put into play, women still continue to be trampled on in all walks of life, behind closed doors and tinted windows....   [tags: Pillars Salt Seasons Balcony Fakihani Papers]

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Setting in Greasy Lake by T. Coraghessan Boyle

- Greasy Lake by T. Coraghessan Boyle Nature has a powerful way of portraying good vs. bad, which parallels to the same concept intertwined with human nature. In the story “Greasy Lake” by T. Coraghessan Boyle, the author portrays this through the use of a lake by demonstrating its significance and relationship to the characters. At one time, the Greasy Lake was something of beauty and cleanliness, but then came to be the exact opposite. Through his writing, Boyle demonstrates how the setting can be a direct reflection of the characters and the experiences they encounter....   [tags: Greasy Lake T. Coraghessan Boyle Essays]

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Water in T. Coraghessan Boyle's Greasy Lake

- Water in T. Coraghessan Boyle's Greasy Lake Water is a powerful medium for introspection. This truth is evident in the short story, 'Greasy Lake,' by T. Coraghessan Boyle. In this story, water serves as a catalyst for self-reflection, as it propels the protagonist into a certain degree of conflict, and ultimately works to reveal and confront the character?s inner struggle. In 'Greasy Lake,' the dualism of the characters' nature is ever-present. They are self-proclaimed bad guys who 'cultivated decadence like a taste' (79)....   [tags: T. Coraghessan Boyle Greasy Lake Essays]

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Ironic Circumstances in Greasy Lake by T.C. Boyle

- Ironic Circumstances in Greasy Lake by T.C. Boyle Sudden and Ironic events that happen to the narrator in T.C. Boyle’s short story “Greasy Lake” are the same type of events that in an instant will change a person forever. The ironic circumstances that the narrator in “Greasy Lake” finds himself in are the same circumstances that young people find themselves in when fighting war. The viewpoint of the world that the narrator has, completely alters as certain events take place throughout the story....   [tags: Greasy Lake T.C. Boyle War Essays]

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The Salt Of The Earth

- Salt of the Earth In the early 1950’s America was on the cusp of great change. The fight for equal rights for minorities and women was just over the horizon, a movement that would explode in the 1960’s creating lasting social change within the United States. The miners of Zinc Town, USA, and their families, were a part of this movement. The miners, who were largely of Mexican descent, felt that the working conditions were unsafe and not on par with that of Anglo’s employed at different mines....   [tags: Husband, Marriage, Gender role, Wife]

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Coming-of-Age Stories with Morals: T. Coraghessan Boyle's Greasy Lake and John Updike's A & P

- T. Coraghessan Boyle's "Greasy Lake" and John Updike's "A & P" have many similarities as well as differences. Both are coming-of-age stories that teach some sort of lesson to the protagonist at the end. “A&P” is about a nineteen-year-old boy who stands up against his manager to impress a couple of girls who are dressed “immodestly”. “Greasy Lake” is about many nineteen years olds playing a prank on a couple of bad characters who turn out to show the teens what they can really do in return. Luckily, the narrator and Sammy both realize their deficiency after the situations with the other characters....   [tags: T. C. Boyle, Greasy Lake, John Updike, A & P, ]

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Deep Blue Lake or Crater Lake

- Introduction: Crater Lake was discovered in 1853 by a few miners from California. After being forgotten, rediscovered and renamed from “Deep Blue Lake” to “Lake Majesty”, Crater Lake finally captured its name by a newspaper editor Jim Sutton. Although Crater Lake was discovered in 1865, it was created over 7,000 years prior to its discovery. Crater Lake was not always Crater Lake either, but was once Mount Mazma, a stratovolcano, which once stood roughly 12,000 feet high. Crater Lake is constructed of different types of volcanic rock, has been a part of different eruptions and has had much activity since it was once Mount Mazma....   [tags: Geological History, Volcano]

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Into The Lake Of The Woods

- People often have nicknames to describe details about themselves. Nicknames are not self-created but given to the person from friends or even comrades. In “Into The Lake Of The Woods” By Tim O' Brian, this is the case with John Wade, a former soldier that was nicknamed “Sorcerer”. John Wade is named Sorcerer because of use of magic in his youth and how the men is his squad would feel protected because of his magical powers. As Sorcerer is Wade's alter ego, it seems that it goes on to cost him dearly later in his life....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Tim O'Brian]

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The Lake of Fire

- The Lake of Fire has been a theological topic of great controversy. Cults such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses reject the doctrine of eternal punishment in the Lake of Fire, and instead they assert that the place is purely symbolic and that one should not take it literally. However, any good student of the Bible knows that although there is much figurative language throughout the Scriptures, he should always interpret the Bible in the literal sense. Therefore, the believer of God’s Word should consider the Lake of Fire a literal place of torment....   [tags: Bible, Scripture, eternal punishment]

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Effects of Road Salt to the Environment

- The first American use of road salt was in New Hampshire in 1938. By 1942, 5,000 tons of salt was used nationwide (Kelly, et.al.). Today, it is estimated that 15,000,000 tons of salt are used on roads in the winter; a 300,000-percent increase (Kelly, et.al.). Road salt is leaving a detrimental effect on the environment and discontinuation is vital to keeping plants, animals, and humans safe and healthy. Road salt is a key component to staying safe in the winter, but it is not safe for the environment....   [tags: Winter, Sodium]

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Mahatma Gandhi and The Salt March

- In an effort to help free India from the British rule, Mahatma Gandhi once again contributed to a protest against salt taxes, known as the Salt March. This protest advocated Gandhi’s theory of satyagraha or nonviolent disobedience as the nation came together on March 12, 1930 to walk the 241 miles long journey to the shores of Dandi to attain salt. Although some Indians criticized Gandhi for not achieving direct independence from the Raj or British rule, Gandhi’s execution of the Salt March helped to create a stronger nation for the Indians to live in....   [tags: Human Rights]

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Salt Marshes: Unique Ecosystems

- Eradication of the nutria is almost impossible at this point but conservationists are still doing their best to try and control them. Nutria are year around open season for hunters and some places will even pay you to bring in their pelts. Another invasive species that destroys the salt marsh is the feral pig. The feral pig escaped from domestication stock and can be found on 38% of the continent. Like the nutria, the feral pig can have up to 13 piglets and gestation period of 115 days. Feral pigs are more of a nuisance because they are able to make more of an impact on the vegetation....   [tags: environmental science, ecology]

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The Lake

- The Lake It was early July and my friend Chad and I decided to join his family at the lake. Chad’s family was already up at the lake, and had some extra room in the condo. So we figured, what the hell, we could go for some boating. Right. The lake the only about a two-hour drive away. We were driving in Chad’s father’s convertible sports car, so the drive was quite pleasant. We drove through twisting canyons and long straight roads going just slightly over the speed limit. We arrived at our destination at record-breaking time, which didn’t seem to make his parents too happy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Uses of Salt

- The Uses of Salt Mineral halite, best known as common salt, has been one of the most abundant and used minerals over the centuries. It is essential for the human diet and is an important commercial chemical. Pure salt consists of two elements, which are sodium and chlorine [chloride]. Its chemical name is sodium chloride (NaCl). “In chemistry, common salt is one of a large number of electrolytic compounds classified as salts. The compound occurs as a mineral in the form of crystals and the forms of the crystals are generally cubic and are transparent.” (Encyclopedia Americana 163) Halite (sodium chloride) comes from the Greek “halos”, meaning salt and “lithos” meaning rock, and is better...   [tags: Chemistry Salts Essays]

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The Historical Significance of Salt as Presented in the Book, Salt: A World History

- Since the early history of man, salt has always been nearby. Salt: A World History, written by Mark Kurlansky, is describing the importance and the effects on history that salt has had over the thousands of years of human history. Salt: A World History begins with a simple introduction, which explains what content will be included in the book. Topics range from salt in the past,—Greece, Rome, Egypt, France, Germany, Poland, and Israel—to recipes and instructions on making certain foods, and to the etymology of words such as salary and salami: both which are stems of the word ‘salt.’ The book is divided into three sections, by specific periods of time....   [tags: world history]

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Salt Marsh Ecosystem

- Salt marshes, usually mistaken for a mosquito infested mud pits, have a higher purpose than what the human population gives them credit for. Salt marshes are a unique ecosystem that makes home to many different species of vertebrates, invertebrates and plants. Salt marsh ecosystem’s serve as nursery grounds for many juvenile game fish such as red fish and black drum and are also home to a very important commercial fish, the bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli). The salt marsh ecosystems also serve as a buffer by filtering the pollution out of our waters....   [tags: environmental science, ecology]

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Health Risks For Salt, Sugar, And Fat

- Health Risks For Salt, Sugar, and Fat “About 50 to 70 million people in the U.S. have hypertension, and all of them would benefit from a low-salt diet.” There is a severe issue with this statistic. These people have hypertension because of ingesting too much salt. Salt goes hand in hand with sugar and fat, as well. It is bad for someone to take in too much of salt, sugar, and fat. However, it is hardly noticed by people because of how each of them balance themselves out to be difficult to detect....   [tags: Nutrition, Hypertension, Coronary artery disease]

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Salt Stress Affects The Growth Of The Plant

- The obtained results proved that salt stress can affect overall growth of the plant, either weight or length. The shoot as well as root weight decreased under salinity. In this cultivar, root fresh and also dry weights were more affected than those of the shoot. These findings were in agreement of some previous studies, (for example, Khan et al 2013, Munns 2002; Maas and Grattan 1999). The result of these studies showed that a decrease in plants overall growth due to decrement in weight of dry root and shoot, and stem elongation....   [tags: Plant, Photosynthesis, Sodium, Sodium chloride]

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Salt Dilution Method

- Salt Dilution Method Salt dilution method is used in mountain rivers with rough cross section, big boulders and turbulent flow. An electrical conductivity (EC) meter was used for discharge measurement. Salt dilution method is particularly used for measurement of flow in mountainous stream and any other sites where high degree of turbulence exists to ensure complete mixing of injected solution in the pre-determined length of the channel. Under such condition of flow, the conventional approach to flow gauging such as current meter or calibrated structure are not feasible....   [tags: Research Anlaysis ]

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Reflections On A Grain Of Salt By Carl Sagan

- Can We Know the Universe. Reflections on a Grain of Salt by Carl Sagan From the very beginning of modern man’s evolution, we have been driven by our desire to improve our knowledge, and find answers to our questions about how life, and the mysteries of the sky above intertwine. In philosophy, the study of knowledge is called epistemology; and the degrees of existence that we call knowledge, have been a topic of much debate throughout the millennia’s. In the early years before science gained widespread popular acceptance, most of mankind looked to the churches, and religion attempted to provide answers to their questions....   [tags: Science, Scientific method, Pseudoscience]

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Lake Vostok: A Keyhole of Nature

- Discovery What is a scientist after all. It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on. – Jacques Yves Cousteau. Never before has Cousteau been so right. Until recently, it seemed humanity had discovered all it could about its habitat. However in 1996, when European ERS-1 satellite focused on the Antarctic shelf, it depicted Lake Vostok, a subglacial lake the size of Lake Ontario, completely isolated by a two mile sheet of ice for at least 14 million years.(Edwards, 2011) Theories of liquid bodies of water under Antarctica have been made as early as the late eighteen-hundreds....   [tags: Geology]

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The Lake And Its Effects On The Environment

- In recent decades, the climate has changed dramatically both The East and The Draining lake have a huge influence on the environment . Just as the lake is draining in Kleifarvatn over the past few years there has been many bones being exposed from the lake. Accordingly to the townspeople of Kleifarvatn when the lake had dropped to two meters they found the remains of a sheep. Likewise in The East, the group has launched attacks against big corporations to expose oil tycoon on the environmental disaster their posing....   [tags: Skeleton, Human skeleton, Environment, Earthquake]

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An Unforgettable Experience On A Frozen Lake

- An Unforgettable Experience On A Frozen Lake Every time when I passed by a frozen lake, I could usually remind an amusing thing that happened in my childhood. Each time I told this story to my friends, they always couldn’t stop laughing. This thing happened in winter in my hometown when I was 6 years old. After that happened, I was more aware of my surroundings. A gelid winter almost gone, but the weather was still cold. I went to a park with my friends which is extremely huge and magnificent....   [tags: English-language films, Wind, Weather, Climate]

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Kissinger's Involvement in Detente and the SALT Negotiations

- This investigation assesses the success of the policies of Henry Kissinger during the tense period of the Cold War and the sequential years, specifically pertaining to the peace summits with Russian officials in 1972 and 1973 with regard to the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties. This investigation evaluates Kissinger’s impact during the period of the SALT treaties on the reduction of nuclear arms and the implementation of détente. Specifically, how Kissinger got what he wanted, the risks involved, and the outcome of the treaties....   [tags: Cold War, Politics]

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Woman At Point Zero And Pillars Of Salt

- The female body is simply a vessel that a patriarchal society makes use of or suppresses for their own agenda in the race to obtaining power. Unlike a man, a woman occupies her appropriate place in a patriarchal society with the predetermined notion that her sexual services are appropriately reserved in obedience to the patriarchal prerogative. Her virtue lies in what she does and does not do. In the two novels, Woman at Point Zero and Pillars of Salt, the female characters seek to expose and condemn the ideological trappings which pacify patriarchal societies....   [tags: Sociology, Gender, Patriarchy, Gender role]

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The Effects Of Salt On The Fast Food Industry

- of salt can also lead to weight gain and is very common in the fast food industry. In order for students to use their physical education time to its maximum potential, they will need to keep their body’s fueled without over eating and making the right choices for their meals. In fact “Regular physical activity and proper nutrition play significant roles in the prevention of obesity and related cardio-metabolic disorders, even in young children” (Shoeppe, Trost) and “despite these benefits, substantial percentages of preschool-aged children do not meet the current recommendations for physical activity, and daily fruit and vegetable consumption” (Shoeppe, Trost), this information shows how ev...   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Education, School]

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An Evaluation On Cityscapes Around The Lake

- An Evaluation on Cityscapes Around the Lake Artprize: a time when a variety of artists from all around the world gather in Grand Rapids, Michigan to display their own artistic creations. It is a time of celebration and festivity, honoring many great artists that come to display the art they have to show to the public. It was most certainly a tough choice to pick out some favorites out of this wide variety of incredible, awe-inspiring, and very surreal display of art from all over, but there were a few pieces that definitely came to mind throughout the process....   [tags: Art, Arts, Sculpture, Visual arts]

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Summary Of ' Greasy Lake '

- Everyone has been to Greasy Lake In T.C. Boyle’s coming-of-age short story, Greasy Lake, three rebellious 19 year old boys, Jeff, Digby, and the narrator, thought it was good to be bad, smoking marijuana, drinking beer, and listening to rock and roll, however when they were out looking for trouble like most, almost adult, teenagers, they taunted someone who ,mistakenly, was not the friend they had mistaken him for, they freaked and almost killed the “greasy” man and his girlfriend, they were startled by a car and hid because they did not know if they man was dead or not and didn’t wanted to be blamed for the incident....   [tags: Style, Fiction, Simile, Narrative]

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Greasy Lake by TC Boyles

- “Greasy Lake”: Everybody Seems to Swim In It “Greasy Lake” by T.C. Boyles tells a story about a group of young adults looking for their chance to be proclaimed “tough guys”. The young adults get their mom’s car and decide to go out to the place called “Greasy Lake”. The lake that use to be a clean lake, was now a hangout place for young adults. The boys had some liquor, pot, and a mission to complete. They were destined to be them crazy “bad guys”. Needless to say their night ends up being a learning experience and the come home different people....   [tags: Adulthood, Tough Guys, Literary Analysis]

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The City Of Crystal Lake Illinois

- Crystal Lake, Illinois The city of Crystal Lake, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago and home to 40,388 residents. Located in southeastern McHenry County, Crystal Lake was named after the picturesque lake situated just over a mile away from downtown. In a recent survey conducted by WalletHub, the city of Crystal Lake was rated 10th best city among the 1,268 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 residents. Addiction problems concern many residents of Crystal Lake, Illinois; top substances of abuse in the area include heroin, marijuana and crack cocaine....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Heroin, Alcoholism]

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The East And Draining Lake

- The East vs Draining Lake In recent decades, the climate has changed dramatically both The East and The Draining lake have a huge influence on the environment . Just as the lake is draining in Kleifarvatn over the past few years there has been many bones being exposed from the lake. Accordingly to the townspeople of Kleifarvatn when the lake had dropped to two meters they found the remains of a sheep. Likewise in The East, the group has launched attacks against big corporations to expose oil tycoon on the environmental disaster their posing....   [tags: Skeleton, Human skeleton, Environment, Earthquake]

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Medical Waste in Lake Baltimore

- Per our recent conversation, it has recently been discovered that a significant amount of medical waste has washed up on the shores of Lake Baltimore. This is quite disconcerting, as a large amount of the state’s yearly revenues come from businesses adjacent to the lake, including a large tourist sector: if this issue is not resolved quickly, I fear that the industries that rely on the beauty of the lake will suffer greatly. The Hopkins Attorney General has advised me that, through a cooperative federalist model, our state has the ability to self-regulate national EPA statutes....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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Analysis Of ' Greasy Lake '

- In the life of every individual there is always a critical time where it is essential to stop running and rethink his life. This moment is like a lifeline in the middle of an ocean. For some, it is a series of progressive steps. For others, it is a revelation, abrupt, usually accompanied by a tragedy and or disappointments that often lead to the change of one’s perspective in life. In his short story the “Greasy Lake” T.C. Boyle helps us understand how this moment of revelation can be intricate and risky but life-changing....   [tags: Narrative mode, Narrative, English-language films]

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Analysis Of Lady Of The Lake

- The small town of Auburn which is nestled in the foothills of the Gold Country has a number of art galleries and numerous local artists. One of these artists is Michael Murphy who is also a respected architect in the Auburn area. Michael has been painting for many years and has gone through many artistic phases, but I have chosen to focus on his early Impressionism phase. Having traveled to France in his youth, he cultivated an interest in Impressionism. Although this paper will focus on Impressionism, I would also like to touch on how artists go through various phases as they age....   [tags: Impressionism, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh]

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Being Born By Lake & Epstein

- In episode three in the series More Business of Being Born by Lake & Epstein (2011), one of the doctors interviewed argues “The caesarean rate went from 5% in the late seventy’s to over 30% in the mid ninety’s…That’s crazy!”. When I first heard this statement I was very confused to say the least. I did not understand why the doctor felt that the increased rate of caesarean sections over the years was crazy. Previously, I had thought a caesarean section was a beneficial advancement in childbirth procedures....   [tags: Childbirth, Caesarean section, Obstetrics]

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Greasy Lake And Raymond Carver

- Many times in literature we can make assumptions in which a few major characters from two completely different stories can have much in common. Authors like Coraghessan Boyle of Greasy Lake and Raymond Carver of Cathedral demonstrate this perfectly. We as readers of these brilliant works can find ways to compare and contrast these in the sense that they are quite similar. From what we can tell both the narrator in Greasy Lake and the Narrator in Cathedral have a lot in common even though they come from completely different worlds....   [tags: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Short story]

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Once More Of The Lake

- “Once more to the Lake” is a short essay written by E.B. White in first-person. White tries to form a relationship between his past and present experiences. It begins with a father and son who travel to a place White’s family visited every August, a great lake for camping and fishing. E.B. White is full of excitement as the lake symbolizes his childhood and the best memories in his life. Going fishing again on this lake, he wants to return his childhood or to return his childhood memories. He later realizes that he is not able to return to his childhood and that he’s getting older and he is not capable of remember all the memories brought from the lake....   [tags: Family, Olfaction, Son, As Time Goes By]

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Picture A Lake That Reflects The Sky

- Picture a lake that reflects the sky. It is still and has a surface as smooth as glass. Swimming in the warm water is ideal, so long as its red tint is not off-putting. The neighbors are close by, yet remain amicably reserved. Three small, red-tiled cabins sit on the lakeside’s edge deep in a Finnish forest. Luckily, it is light at all times, so there is no worry of being inextricably lost, never to be seen again. Despite the relatively uncomplicated premise of an unnamed woman gradually coming to the realization that her lover has likely drowned to death, Sarah Hall’s “Vuotjärvi” quickly turns to the darkly complex....   [tags: Fiction, Love, Short story]

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Research Strategies : Ruby Lake

- Research Strategies: Ruby Lake The Ruby Lake neighborhood has some new concerns. A recent crisis revealed a gap in their current emergency preparedness plan. Deeper deficits in the community became known, exposing an outdated needs assessment that governed the area. This neighborhood which had drastically changed since its inception 10 years before, was now lacking. Searching for remedies, community activists and liaisons came together with the local mayor to find a resolution. Before they could remedy this predicament, a more profound understanding of the necessities found within the town, needed clarity....   [tags: Qualitative research, Quantitative research]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Lake Alithorin '

- Her words were calm, but the air was charged with tension. Anything could happen at any moment, and he could not read her except for a sense of bafflement. Nor, he suspected, could she read him. They were opposites, as unalike from each other as possible, and that was dangerous. They stared at each other, unmoving, while fate and destiny swirled around them like currents in the misty air. Then suddenly she smiled, and it was genuine this time, though flame still darted and danced at her fingertips....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2007 singles, 2008 singles]

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The Salt Eaters

- Set in a small city in southern Georgia, The Salt Eaters is an intricate portrait of a community struggling with issues of people's own health and worldwide use of nuclear power. The people search for the healing properties of salt and an understanding that healing starts from the personal acceptance of being ill and therefore need to be healed. The novel is centered around the story of a young woman, Velma who tries to commit suicide, and her healing takes a long time because first she needs to be convinced that that she needs to accept the fact that she needs to be cured....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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