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The Power of Horace McCoy’s They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

- The Power of Horace McCoy’s They Shoot Horses, Don’t They. Professor’s Comment: The premise of this essay is to highlight the capacity of Noir literature to defy Modernist values and pioneer later avant-garde literary movements. This student produced a focused, organized, well supported essay. Nearly half a century has passed since most films and texts in the Noir tradition were created, yet one may wonder how much is really known about these popular American products. Scholars remain fascinated by many aspects of Film Noir, yet it appears that its fictional precursors (such as the texts of Cain, McCoy and Hammett) may have been too quickly ignored within the canon....   [tags: They Shoot Horses Don't They]

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How to Shoot a Hockey Puck

- Once you learn to proficiently skate the next skill is learning how to shoot a hockey puck. These two skills are essential in playing hockey and enjoying the game. Learning to shoot a hockey puck effectively is essential to making goals in hockey. Once you learn the skill of shooting then practice, practice, practice and you could develop into the goalies worst nightmare. There are many diverse shots that can be made during the course of a hockey game. We will be focusing on the “snap shot” and the “slap shot”....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay]

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Personal Statement : Photo Shoot

- Photo Shoot Before we even started our jobs, an email was sent to our personal email address telling us to sign up for a shoot of professional photos to be displayed on the firm 's website. This is big. Just consider how often I stalk people online and judge people based on their website photo, my own career may hinge on my website photo too. As a result of my over-excitement, I booked for an eight-thirty appointment. At that time, my thinking was to get over with this before the busy attorney day begins....   [tags: Cosmetics, Eye, English-language films, BlowOut]

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The Use of TDZ and BAP for Shoot Regeneration

- ... The result of the present study shows that TDZ is most effective for direct shoot regeneration from decapitated cotyledonary-stage seedlings and cotyledon explants. Experiments on the decapitated cotyledonary-stage seedlings and cotyledon explants demonstrated that the greatest shoot formation was on the medium containing 0.25 mg l-1 and 0.5 mg l-1 TDZ, respectively. Thidiazuron (TDZ), a substitute of phenyl urea (N-phenyl-1,2,3–thidiazol-5-ylurea) is a potent cytokinin used in experiments related to in vitro shoot induction (Mok et al., 1982; Thomas et al....   [tags: plants, in vitro, medium]

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A Brief Note On ' Shoot Em Up '

- Brian Provenza PSC 101 12/4/14 Prof Spinello Shoot Em Up It seems that in recent years there have been many changes. From economics, to environment, to technology, and to education. I am only 24 years old and I have seen some very dramatic changes just in my lifetime. An example of one the more notable changes it how kids are today, versus when I was in elementary school. I got my first cell phone when I was in 8th grade. Now, it’s hard to spot a kid without an iPad or smart phone lighting up their face....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Autism, Edward Jenner]

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Don 't Shoot, By J Cole

- Fredrick Little Ms. singleton 105 -18 10 - 09- 16 Compare and contrast essay “Don 't shoot;” Unfortunately, in the African American community, this phrase is associated with any form of interaction with law enforcement. Recently, the unfair treatment of african americans in the united states, has had a spotlight shined on it. The name of the most recent victim is terrance crutcher.Inspired by the shooting of mike brown, in his song “Be free”, j cole discusses the backlashes of slavery and segregation.In comparison, Terrance Crutchers and the experiences that inspire “be free”, both root from the chains of slavery that cole mentions; in contrast, Terraces experience and the experiences j cole...   [tags: Racism, Race, African American, White people]

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Shoot The Teacher

- Shoot The Teacher During the couple of days that pass in this book, lots of things happen. A boy in his mid teens becomes to heavy a burden for his mother to carry. She kicks him out. Her divorced husband gets to take care of Adam. Adam and his father, who Adam calles Simon, move to a new place with a new school where Simon is a teacher. The very first day they're involved in a shooting. But there is more to come. Three people are shot and killed in only a few days. There are many theories of hwo comitted the killings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Decision For Shoot Based On Other Races Or Ethnic Groups

- America is one of the most diverse countries and with that come some major issues. One issue has been biases toward Blacks, Latinos, and Asians and the police officer’s decision to shoot when they encounter the suspects. The purpose of this study was to measure the decision to shoot based on certain races or ethnic groups. Study 1 involved 69 ungraduated students from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Study 2 involved 224 police officers from Florida, New Mexico, and Washington. In both studies the participants were primarily Caucasian....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race]

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Body Preparation for Photo Shoot

- Body Preparation for Photo Shoot Get a good night's sleep the two days before the shoot. Nothing wrecks a great photo more than a tired model. Hair Conditioning Healthy hair is thick hair. Thick hair is much more attractive in photos -- since it "lifts" off the top of the head and it "fills out" the air surrounding the head. The easiest way to achieve full hair is to use hair conditioner for at least two weeks. Additionally -- avoid using any hair dryers, heated curlers, or curling irons on your hair....   [tags: Photo Shoots Health Self Image Beauty Essays]

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Chris Burden's Shoot versus LAPD Uniforms

- Compare & Contrast On November 19th 1971, performance artist Chris Burden was shot. Standing still inside an empty spacious gallery space, enclosed in white walls, he stood still as his friend aimed a loaded rile at his left arm from a distance, roughly about ten to fifteen feet. A couple of people stood by and observed the scene. Moments after setting up, the trigger was pulled, simultaneously while a man stood close to document the event by taking a black and white picture, which came to be known as his art performance creation titled Shoot....   [tags: compare and contrast]

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Don 't Shoot By David Kennedy And His Associates

- In the book Don’t Shoot, David Kennedy and his associates used a focused deterrence approach of policing. The first thing that goes into the focused deterrence approach is mapping out the crime that needs to be dealt with. Receiving 911 calls will help in mapping out the crimes you are looking for, and knowing where they are coming from in that particular city. After you figured out where all the crimes are being committed, everyone in the criminal justice system needs to come together. This includes, probation officer, police officers, DA, judges, and even the community members....   [tags: Crime, Police, Gang, Criminology]

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Is The Suspect Attempting Shoot The Victim With A Loaded Firearm?

- INTRODUCTION: This case involves the suspect attempting to shoot the victim with a loaded firearm. LOCATION DESCRIPTION: This incident occurred near the area of La Pintoresca Park located at 1435 N. Raymond Avenue. EVIDENCE: Item: Description: 1 Razor scooter INVESTIGATION: On 02-09-16 at 1425 hours, Officer Reep #7306 and I monitored the radio traffic from Pasadena Police Dispatch that shots were fired in the area of La Pintoresca Park located at 1435 N. Raymond Avenue. As we were driving towards the location, PPD Dispatch stated that a male Black was seen with a handgun inside of La Pintoresca Park chasing two females with black clothing....   [tags: Male, Female, Sex, Gender]

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Cooperative Principle Analysis on Hedda Gabler Play by Henrik Ibsen

- This maxim appears when Hedda is in the drawing room of the house, loading one of her father's pistols. When she sees Judge Brack approaching, she spooks him by pretending to shoot at him. Her speech was fluent as she pretends to shoot him but she is actually jokes on him in order to make him afraid. Brack’s reaction fluently appears as he tells her gently takes the pistols from her. The quantity in the speech appeared clear. This maxim appears when Brack asks her if she has nothing else to do but play with guns....   [tags: pistol, shoot, ambiguous]

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Visual Analysis Of ' You ' Ll Shoot Your Eye Out '

- Visual Analysis of the Political Cartoon: “YOU’LL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT…” In the political cartoon, “YOU’LL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT,” drawn by Adam Zyglis published in the Buffalo News in 2012. He gives a message that shows the USA is heavily becoming a gun culture, society and shows this through seven words, “You’ll shoot your eye out,” and a tag saying, “gun culture,” as well as a well-known image being the main character from the movie A Christmas Story. A story about a boy who wants a BB gun and is told he’ll shoot his eye out....   [tags: Firearm, Gun, Weapon, Gun culture]

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Measuring Rate of Rater Uptake by a Leafy Shoot

- Measuring Rate of Rater Uptake by a Leafy Shoot The water uptake can be measured easily and because very high proportion of the water taken up by a stem is lost in transpiration, it enables the rate of transpiration to be measured. Key Factors to be kept Constant: - ================================== v Temperature - room temperature (approximately 25ºC) v Wind speed - No artificial wind was produced to affect results v Light intensity - Extra light was not used v Humidity - it was not humid on the day experiments were conducted The water uptake for the control Experiment....   [tags: Papers]

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Don’t Shoot: A call for International Diplomacy

- Don’t Shoot: A call for International Diplomacy Worldwide terrorism became the central focus of the United States’ foreign policy following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. At that time, the world saw the obvious hatred that other countries hold toward the U.S. and the extreme danger that came with it. Our eyes were opened to foreign issues that many of us were not previously aware of. President Bush’s initial response to the new danger was to overtake and reform two regimes, Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as to eliminate Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Don’t Shoot the Sheriff: An overview of Rastafarians and the Legal System

- Don’t Shoot the Sheriff: An overview of Rastafarians and the Legal System Rastafarianism is a way of life… for many it is the only way of life. Growing up under a certain religion instills varying values and understandings into one’s moral fiber. These values are what shape a human’s character. In some countries, the government is trying to tell these peaceful people to disregard their upbringing and to conform to alien ways. Every religious sect has its own traditions and historical rituals that they abide to....   [tags: essays papers]

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Investigating the Relationship Between the Transpiration Rate of a Shoot and the Degree of Opening of the Stomata of Its Leaves

- Investigating the Relationship Between the Transpiration Rate of a Shoot and the Degree of Opening of the Stomata of Its Leaves I will be investigating the relationship between the transpiration rate of a shoot and the degree of opening of the stomata of its leaves. Transpiration is the loss of water vapour from the surfaces of a plant. Solar energy turns the water in the plants into a vapour causing it to evaporate into the leafÂ’s internal air spaces before diffusing out of the stomata into the air....   [tags: Papers]

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The Assassination of Kennedy and The Conspiracies Surrounding It

- John Fitzgerald Kennedy was made president January of 1961. The people of America adored him and his wife, Jacqueline. However, on November 22, 1963, Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in the back of his car through Dallas, Texas. The audience of the parade he was in had to watch in horror as their idol died in front of them. He was 46 years old. We grew being told in school that the man who shot John F. Kennedy was Lee Harvey Oswald. However, as I grew older I started learning more and more outside of school about the real facts....   [tags: why did they shoot JFK?]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- Being responsible is being accountable for your actions. If you are guilty of a certain situation, you are still responsible for your misdeed you caused. Confessing to your actions is a strong thing to do, but in the end you still did the crime and should still face the same consequences even if you didn’t confess. Orwell didn’t want to shoot the elephant, but he was scared how the townspeople would treat him if he didn 't shoot it. After he shot the elephant, he felt extremely guilty and took responsibility to confess his misdeed....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant, Musth]

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Summary Of Media Article, Leland Ware Declares That White Police Officers

- Summary of Media Article In his media article, Leland Ware declares that white police officers are more likely to shoot suspects of African American descent due to racial biases. He shares the story of Michael Brown, a Black man, who was shot by Darren Wilson, a White police officer. It was found that Mr. Brown was unarmed when the police officer shot him. There was no evidence supporting the officer’s actions. The author explains that the reason the officer shot Brown was his unconscious racial prejudice....   [tags: White people, African American, Race]

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Trap Shooting Is A Major Part Of My Life

- Trap shooting is a major part of my life. Ever since I started shooting last summer, I have spent much of my time practicing. It can be both incredibly fun and incredibly frustrating. While it has only been two years, I have improved a ton. Mostly thanks to my two coaches, who devote much of their time and resources to helping my teammates and I. As far as coaches go, I couldn’t ask for better. Over the years they have created many great shooters, including two of the best shooters in the United States, whom we regularly see out at the range....   [tags: Left-handedness, Handedness, Square number]

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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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A Photographer Friend Of Mine

- When I was 20-years-old, I posed nude for a photographer friend of mine. He needed a model for an assignment in his advanced photography class. It was an assignment in working outside your comfort zone and they were required to shoot a nude model. My boyfriend at the time and I were best friends with the photographer and his girlfriend. The photographer felt too uncomfortable to ask me and so his girlfriend was the one that texted me asking if I would do it. She was nervous about him using a model (they’d had trust issues for a long time and their relationship had dwindled over the last 4 years)....   [tags: Breast, Nipple, Areola, Das Model]

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Reduction Of Cell Turgor Pressure

- stress, thereby inhibiting leaf expansion after the loss of cell turgor pressure (Iqbal and Ashraf, 2005). Principally, reduction of cell turgor pressure leads to stomatal closure and limits CO2 assimilation and reduced photosynthetic rate resulting lessening of chlorophyll content, which ultimately responsible for lowering of plant biomass because of low production of photosynthetic assimilates (Netondo et al., 2003). However, some researchers discovered that the roots are less affected by salinity and increase of root-shoot ratio will enhance absorption of water and nutrient, and strengthen the capacity of the plant in saline resistance and in poor soils, which was helpful for the plant to...   [tags: Photosynthesis, Chlorophyll, Plant]

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Peaceful Execution in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

- Peaceful Execution in Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men is written by John Steinbeck. The story is about these two men, George and Lennie, and they find work at this ranch. Within a few days, Lennie, a tall bulky man with the brain of a young child, gets in trouble, making his traveling buddy, George, do the unthinkable. George shoots Lennie to make his death a more "joyous" one than the one he would've received from Curley, the man that wanted to kill him the most. It was right for George to shoot Lennie because Lennie died suddenly, was thinking about the dream, and was shot by a friend....   [tags: Steinbeck Of Mice and Men Essays]

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The Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Deficiency on Rye Seedling Growth Response

- ... Fertilizers that use phosphorus can only be used efficiently on plants that have high phosphorus efficiency so it favorably yields phosphorus (Zhang, Zhou and Yang 2013). Improvements in fertilizer use efficiency in plant production, as it is important in the protection of the environment it grows in and the promotion of a more sustainable agriculture development (Guo, Li, Chang, Zhang, Li, and Xiao 2011). The purpose of this research is to find out how nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen affect plant growth....   [tags: nutrients, roots, treatments]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- In “Shooting an Elephant,” from The Seagull Reader: Essays, George Orwell explains about his time as a police officer in Moulmein, Lower Burma when an elephant turned loose in the village. He knew that from the start he “had no intention of shooting the elephant” (246), but as he starts his search for the elephant, the Burmans tell him that the elephant trampled a person to death. As Orwell continues his quest to find the elephant, a crowd joins his side. Soon, he finds the elephant doing no harm but knows he must shoot the elephant because the Burmans would think of him as a fool if he didn’t....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant, Musth]

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Chase Jarvis : A Modern Photographer

- Chase Jarvis is a famous modern photographer born in Seattle, Washington. His parents had no ties to photography, one being a Police officer and the other working in a biotech company. Chase had no early intentions of being a photographer. He got his degree in Physiology at the San Diego State University. He was admitted to the University under a soccer scholarship. Chase was one week away from graduation when his Grandfather passed away and left him all his photography gear, and when he took a trip to Europe his love for photography took off (“Biography”) ....   [tags: Photography, Camera, Image, Hasselblad]

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Gun Control and Rights

- Gun control is a set of laws which control the rate of sale, manufacturing, possession, transfer, and the modification of legal firearms. Gun control laws are different around the world. These laws help people with safety and protection. These laws are needed to keep people from killing or threatening or other people and living things. Gun control in North Carolina consists of concealed permits, the right to bear arms, and the right to protect. These permits could have, or did prevent terrorist related actions....   [tags: protection, permits, arms]

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The Elephant as a Symbol for Imperialism in "Shooting an Elephant”

- In “Shooting an Elephant,” Orwell retold an occasion where he was struggling to come to a final decision of whether to shoot the elephant or not. With his final decision, the elephant finally lay dying in front of thousands of people. He said that he was forced to shoot it because the Burmese people were expecting him to do that. In addition, he also explained that he had to do it “to avoid looking like a fool” in front of the crowd (14). At first glance, one would think that it makes sense for him to kill the elephant to save his face, but that was not the case....   [tags: Symbolism, British, Orwell]

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The Issues of Race, Gender, Class and Homophobia in Physical Education

- In the year 2008, the first black president was elected in the United States, but in the same year, according to the FBI website, there were about 5,600 hate crime offenses classified as crime on race and ethnicity were reported to the police. There were three women justices on the United States Supreme Court for the first time in 2010, but in the same year, full-time working women earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. In 2009, there were more than 750 billionaires, but it was also the highest unemployment rate that has been in thirty years....   [tags: employment discrimination, EEO, hate crimes]

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Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' Of Mice And Men '

- Myalen Hayes 37 Via Contenta Carmel Valley, CA December 1, 2014 Editor 5050 Ocean Ave Carmel, CA 93923 Dear editor: The story Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, is a loving story about two men named George and Lennie. George and Lennie are not like any other men in this time period (1930s), they travel together. The two are always with each other, mostly because Lennie has some mental disorder that is not specified in the book, but George looks after him to make sure he does not get in to trouble....   [tags: Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck, Great Depression]

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Being A Police Officer Is Tedious And Dangerous Work

- Given the nature of the job being a police officer is tedious and dangerous work. Officers have to be on edge all the time because being careless can mean someone losing their life. In the work of policing there is no such thing as a routine patrol; one day they could get called up for civil service and the other day it could be chasing a criminal whose selling drugs to young teenagers. The job of police officers is not easy because a small error can weigh not only on one individual but the whole police department....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Deadly force]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- In George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”, Orwell priorities the abuse of the Burmese people by the British Empire. Orwell uses the shooting of the elephant to the plight of the Burmese people and their unbroken will in some civil disobedience. The elephant represents a defiance of the British Empire. Also since he was seen as the figured head of the state he had to take action or ruin not only his own standings with the crowd but also with the face of the British Empire. When Orwell starts the essay he tells us how he was hated by the people....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire]

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How to Perfect Your Jumpshot

- The science of shooting hoops involves many different factors: depth perception, velocity, angle of release, and trajectory of the ball in flight. Another thing that can drastically affect your jump shot is if you shoot with only one hand or two hands (shooting hand and stabilizing hand, only releasing the ball with the shooting hand, but using the other hand to stabilize the basketball). This could change your accuracy, speed of the shot, ball security, and release. With all these factors on the line, shooting one handed or two handed can be the difference from winning all your basketball games or losing all of them....   [tags: basketball, hoops, perception]

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The Death Of Police Officer

- It seems that anymore all we hear on the evening news is something about a shooting. Whether it be about an officer himself being shot or firing his gun, the unnecessary violence needs to stop. Officers in large cities, and sometimes even small ones, are getting to be a little too power hungry. They do not care about who they fire at anymore simply because they themselves are officers and, in the words of several people, they are above the law. Too many people are being killed for unlawful reasons by officers and not getting the justification they deserve....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality]

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Paulo Y 's Banking Theory

- Is there a proper way to do things. Is it bad to do things a certain way. Paulo Friere 's banking theory proves that we are seeds to retain information and store it. This information, whether true or not, is information lead to believe to be true. This information is passed on from generations on and can be different from different areas. People can grow up learning to do things a certain way, only to be taught that there is a different way of doing it that is more fundamentally sound. What does this teach people, though....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Play]

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George Orwells Shooting an Elephant

- George Orwells Shooting an Elephant In George Orwell's essay "Shooting An Elephant," he writes about racial prejudice. Orwell is a British officer in Burma. The author is, "for the Burmese and all against their oppressors, the British"(842). Orwell feels caught in the middle of this cultural struggle. He sympathizes with the oppressed people of India, but is treated poorly, since he is viewed as one of the oppressors. He comes to terms with the role he plays in this vicious cycle of oppression , as an imperial servant, and the influence it has on him to shoot an elephant....   [tags: essays papers]

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Bamboo Growth (Dracaena sanderiana)

- This research was conducted to investigate light intensity effects on lucky bamboo vegetative growth in Azad University, Abhar Branch during 2008. The experiment was arranged as a complete randomized block design with 5 treatments (0.75, 1.14, 1.89, 2.29 and 4.09 µmol∙m-2∙s-1) in 10 replication. Results showed that 1.89 µmol/m-2/s-1 had significant differences from others treatments. The higher level of root number, shoot length and total weight of plants were obtained in 1.89 µmol∙m-2∙s-1 reatment....   [tags: Environment, Lucky Bamboo, Light Intensity]

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Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell, Brief Description of Words and Symbols

- 1. From the beginning of this essay Orwell’s purpose was never to shoot the elephant. In paragraph 3, lines eight through nine he explains not wanting to shoot it and speaks about bringing the gun to give the elephant a good fright. Leaving the gun at home or bringing the gun would have made no difference to what happened at the end. The gun was of little use, the main gun was not even his own but the riffle. 2. Orwell shot the elephant not to save the people in the village but for his own benefits....   [tags: irony, epiphany, coolie]

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Difference in Guns from the 1770s up to Now

- My essay is about how guns from the 1770’s up until 1835 are different from how they are now. The older guns I used in my essay are the Brown Bess Musket, the Charleville Musket, and the Flintlock Pistols. The newer guns I used are the Remington R51 Subcompact and the Cordoba. The guns show many differences in many different aspects of how the guns operate. They also evolved in many different ways including design. The first gun I used is called the Brown Bess Musket. Back then they would have to reload the gun by placing the bullet in the gun and pushing it down with a metal rod....   [tags: Description, Weapons]

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Effects of Nutrient Defficiency on Plants

- ... 2004). Phosphorous serves to be an indispensible element for plants because it promotes root growth while enhancing the utilization of soil nutrients and water by plants and is important in increasing crop yields(Wang and Li 2004). A study supporting this was conducted with tomatoes, marigold and bell pepper, the results of which illustrated that when grown under no supplemental Phosphorus, the plants experienced stunted growth (Broschat and Klock-Moore 2000). This lab is set up to investigate how plant growth, specifically the growth of wheat, is affected by the presence and absence of the two macronutrients, Phosphorous and Nitrogen....   [tags: nitrogen, phosphorus, growth]

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Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

- After analyzing the evidence shown in “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell, it becomes evident that the victims in this essay are the Burmese. The British imperialised Burma and took control of the Burmese, which in result created a bitter Anti-European stigma within Burma. The Burmese were jailed, forced to cram in the ill kept cages of their lock-ups, and beat with bamboos. They were thought to be worthless, as the British claimed that “an elephant was worth more than any damn Coringhee coolie” (5)....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire, Imperialism]

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Micropropagation Method For Tomato Plant

- As discussed by Taylor (1986), tomato is a type of plant from the family of Solanaceae. There are many tomato species around the world. The tomato is not easy to plant in Malaysia and it is also very important as a food for the citizen. This tomato plant is easy to cultivate in area which is in moderate temperature and firstly came from the place which is in dry west coast of tropical South America (Cooper, 1972). According to Picken, Stewart, and Klapwijk (1986), there are several techniques for growing tomato plant which is first plant the tomato into the ground or plant in the medium planting grow in the planting house....   [tags: Tomato, Solanceae, Tomato Species]

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Will Using the BackBoard Help?

- Shooting a basketball can take a lot of skill. For some people making a basket is easy for others, it can be difficult. Many say that using the square on the backboard helps the ball go into the hoop. The only way to see if that is true or not is to do multiply experiments. I will test this by having 30 people shoot from the corner, the wing, and the free throw. I will have each shoot 5 shots without the backboard and 5 shots with using the backboard. First off, even scientists believe that using the backboard helps the ball go through the hoop....   [tags: basketball, skill, engineers]

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Atticus Finch, A Hero

- Nuzhat Islam Mr. Gould Intro. To Literature Studies 17 April 2015 Atticus Finch, A Hero What defines a hero. Is it the costume or the superhuman powers. Neither. A hero is a person who has heroic qualities or is known for various achievements. Heroes are all around us. They come in different shapes and sizes. They could be a normal person that is walking down the street. Atticus Finch a character from the novel To Kill A Mockingbird is considered one of the greatest literary heroes of the 20th century....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Atticus Finch]

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Free Combat Zone : Box Me Up And Ship Me Home By Tim O ' Brien

- In the book If I Die In A Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home, author Tim O’Brien showed that the Vietnam War was wrong and felt like hell. He supported his claim by exposing the brutality of war, showing the injustice of it, explaining the arrogance of the war plus the men who fight in them, and how the war was physically, emotionally, and mentally damaging to the soldiers. First, Tim O’Brien showed that the Vietnam War was wrong and hell-like by exposing the brutality of it. An example of this would be with all the blood, injuries, and the deaths that the soldiers witnessed while fighting on the battlefield....   [tags: Army, Vietnam War, Vietnam]

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Teaching Games For Understanding A Physical Education Class

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

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