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The Operation Of Desert Storm

- “By the 20th century, military organizations confronted the problem of not only adapting to technological changes in peacetime, but also the fact that war itself has inevitably turned up the speed of technological change”. In this citation, Murray (2014) states perfectly that the military remains closely linked to technology and both operate at the same rate. Certainly, the War has always been a demonstration of hostility between two antagonistic groups who compete using all possible means on a battlefield in order to impose its will on the other....   [tags: Armed forces, Military, Battle, Military history]

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Hannah Graham Case By Storm

- The media has taken the Hannah Graham case by storm - it has gotten local, national, and even international coverage. For the past month, I have seen a new article about the case almost everyday. I watched it slowly go from local newspapers in Charlottesville that had been posted by friends who go to UVA who were hoping people would know of her whereabouts, to articles in CNN talking about how Jesse Matthew (the suspect) is a serial rapist and murderer. The case presents itself as a very intriguing case - completely Law and Order SVU worthy with all the twists and turns....   [tags: Crime, Murder, Mass media, News media]

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The Storm Before The Calm

- The Storm before the Calm Never did I think the day of March 24, 2015, would change my life forever. It was a breezy Tuesday when the leaves were turning back green, and our cold Mississippi winter was finally transforming into spring. Today was just another day for me, a trip to Pride Athletics (my cheer gym) to prepare myself for Mississippi State cheer tryouts, whose date was just a mere two weeks away. Soon into my casual tumbling private, I landed a tumbling pass wrong, and I immediately dropped....   [tags: Cheerleading, High school, Debut albums, Girl]

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E Commerce Market By Storm

- Amazon.com is an online retailer that has taken the e-commerce market by storm. They are the number one online retailer worldwide (Amazon.com, n.d.). The company, known as AMZN on the NASDAQ exchange, is broken down into three segments: Marketplace, Prime, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Amazon.com, n.d.). Marketplace represents the essence of Amazon from the very beginning. Marketplace is the web retail segment of the business where customers visit and purchase products (Amazon.com, n.d.). Prime is a relatively new segment which offers a multitude of services like free three day shipping, music streaming, and video streaming (Amazon.com, n.d.)....   [tags: Amazon.com, Online shopping, Retailing]

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Flowers from the Storm

- Romancing the Gothic Romance novels come in many different styles with a variety of subgenres, themes, and character blueprints. Jane Eyre and Flowers from the Storm are no different. Both Jane Eyre and Flowers from the Storm are romance novels, with Jane Eyre continuing early nineteenth century Romantic period traditions as well as a novel with a romantic relationship between two characters. Flowers from the Storm is a historical romance which is patterned after Bronte’s Jane Eyre. Laura Kinsale, author of Flowers, has won a variety awards for her writing, including the 1996 RRA-L Romance award for best all-time favorite romance for Flowers; Bronte’s Jane Eyre came in second....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jane Eyre]

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Kate Chopin's “The Storm”

- The short story, “The Storm” by Kate Chopin is about a love that could never be until it briefly was. The point that Chopin was trying to get across was that Calixta and Alcee had a strong passion for one-another, and perhaps loved each other, but they could never have been married because of their social differences. It is a passionate, but brief affair between two married people from different social classes that takes place during a cyclone in Louisiana around 1898. The story symbolizes the freedom that a woman felt inside after the rain during a time when women had no freedom....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The End of The Storm

- The End of The Storm I've heard it said that an institution is the sum of it's parts, but I prefer to think of it as the average of them. My high school, Campbell Hall, was a great school not because of the fact that it had a large number of great faculty members and students, but because it had an eclectic mix of great people. Campbell hall has a diverse mix of forward thinking people being lead by one of the most regressive and closed minded men I have ever met, the Reverend Canon Thomas C. Clark....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Thyroid Storm

- Thyroid Storm Introduction In the emergency department, failure to recognize thyroid storm, also known as thyrotoxic crisis, can be lethal. Although the incidence of thyroid storm is relatively low, the mortality rate approaches 20% (Carroll & Matfin, 2010). It is theorized that causes of thyroid storm can be from a myriad of conditions: from myocardial infarction, to sepsis, and even Graves Disease. Although this diagnosis accompanies a high mortality rate, the treatment and management of this multi-organ process can be corrected....   [tags: thyrotoxic crisis, thyroidectomy]

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Riders on the Storm

- "The darkness that had come in from the Mediterranean covered the city so detested by the procurator" (188). This "darkness," or the thunderstorms which are conjured throughout Bulgakov's mysterious and controversial novel The Master and Margarita seem to come with a reason. Each time, they bring a revelation of the capacity of certain characters and a vision of some higher power, one which may be above Woland and his multiple identities, one that may be connected with the peace-loving Yeshua and his philosophy of goodness, and more powerful than the power-hungry Pilate....   [tags: World Literature]

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Storm Fear

- The poem “Storm Fear” by Robert Frost describes a scene in which “the wind works against us in the dark.” Throughout the poem, the frozen landscape acts as an antagonist fighting against man. In the classic novella Ethan Frome, author Edith Wharton also personifies the landscape. The village of Starkfield, New England during the harsh winters is also an antagonist, prohibiting the characters from communicating with each other effectively. Throughout both works the environment causes Ethan and the speaker of the poem to suppress their feelings until it is too late to act....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Robert Frost]

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Empathizing with the Characters in The Storm by Kate Chopin

- One of my favorite things an author can do is to make the reader empathize with the characters. This is far more than just making a connection with one or more of the characters or even understanding the characters. Making a reader empathize with a character to me is the best involvement a reader can have while reading. In the short story The Storm by Kate Chopin, she conveys conflict and connects it with nature making it seem un-sinful and just a part of natural existence. Using a storm to symbolize the connection and passion between her and a lover....   [tags: symbolization, connection, climax]

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Literary Elements of The Storm by Kate Chopin

- Literary Elements of “The Storm” What elements are needed to create a good short story. As John Dufrense quoted "A good story has a visionary quality, a personal voice, a signature gesture(1969). The elements used should be used so strongly that it pulls you in; forcing you to connect to the people in the story. Not every story is written well enough to be capable of doing this. This also creates a connection with the reader; leaving some type of effect or impacting the reader along with the characters’ lives....   [tags: character, feeling, agony, elements]

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What's Hidden In Kate Chopin's 'The Storm'

- What's Hidden in Kate Chopin's "The Storm". Kate Chopin's the storm is about a woman named Calixta who rekindles a lost romance with a former lover in the midst of a storm. This story centers on lost love and being stuck in relationships that are unwanted. There is a lot of hidden meaning in the story, told well behind the characters and their surroundings, and it also has a strong plot, and a lot of symbolism. The plot of a woman and a man rekindling a lost romance in the midst of a storm is one with a lot of innuendos....   [tags: Kate Chopin]

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Dissociative Identity Disorder, By Quiet Storm

- It is often seen as a social norm for children to seek the comfort and protection of their favorite blanket or toy from the horrors occurring in front of them. In the article, I Have Dissociative Identity Disorder, written by Quiet Storm, Storm recalls both the physical and sexual abuse she had to endure which caused her to seek the help of multiple personalities to take her place during the pain while she hid deep beneath her consciousness. Her ability to become a successful nurse and social worker is an inspiring characteristic that I can empathize with, since her and I both share the intrinsic need to help others....   [tags: Dissociative identity disorder]

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An Analysis Of Kate Chopin 's ' The Storm '

- Storytelling has been a common pastime for centuries. Over the years it has evolved into different styles containing different themes. Kate Chopin, a well-known author of the 20th century, wrote stories about the secrets in women’s lives that no one dared to speak of. Her work was not always appreciated and even considered scandalous, but it opened up a world that others were too afraid to touch. In Chopin’s story “The Storm,” a woman has an affair that causes an unlikely effect. The story’s two themes are portrayed greatly through an abundance of imagery and symbolism, along with the two main characters themselves....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Happiness, Kate Chopin]

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Hurricane Katrin The Storm That Drowned A City

- Hurricane Katrina On August 29th 2005, a category 5 hurricane struck and devastated the city of New Orleans. The cyclone was named Hurricane Katrina and it was the third deadliest hurricane to hit the U.S. resulting in a final death toll of 1,836 people. With New Orleans being impacted so severely, many scientists and media outlets dove into researching how this disaster had seemingly overpassed all security measures against hurricanes such as this. One documentary on the subject was presented by Nova called “The storm that drowned a city,” and it explained how this natural occurrence became such a costly event and how much of the disaster could have been avoided....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, Tropical cyclone, Louisiana]

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Immoral Lust and Storm-binding Obliviousness

- Immoral Lust and Storm-binding Obliviousness The short story “ The Storm,” by Kate Chopin is an encompassing story of two people and their affair. Chopin exhibits the enabling and approval of intimacy outside the marriage. Society condemns the idea of the enjoyment that accompanies sex which in-turn pushes the femininity closer to adultery. Although during this time period the constraints on infidelity were strong, Chopin gives the readers a second in time to break free. “ The Storm’s,” title is in direct representation of the stories vast array of sexuality and passion....   [tags: Literature Review]

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The Success of Operation Desert Storm and Shield

- ... With the initial movement of the maritime prepositioned ships, the American maritime fleet had undertaken a challenge that it had been designed, moving war goods to the battle front. At the helm of the American merchant mariners role during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm was the Military Sealift Command. In charge of 230 government-owned and chartered ships, MSC was the largest war supplies shipper of any nation involved. Taking 12 million tons of cargo at an average rate of 43,000 tons per day, the United States had showcased its maritime dominance moving across the world’s oceans without hindrance (Military)....   [tags: military, iraq, saudi arabia]

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The Forces Of Life : Storm Vs. Calm

- Neil Zhao Honors English 10 Mrs. Cesaro 14 January, 2015 The Forces of Life: Storm Vs. Calm At the outskirts of a time when capitalism and industrialization are changing in the society of the Post-1700 's, there lies a universal stratum made up of two opposite forces, storm and calm. Represented by the clash of elemental forces, Emily Brontё 's novel, "Wuthering Heights”, depicts two houses in England that are almost the exact opposite of each other in a strong, contrasting incentive between the storm and the calm....   [tags: Wuthering Heights, Catherine Earnshaw, Heathcliff]

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Operation Desert Storm

- Many remember Operation Desert Storm as America’s first war against Saddam Hussein, the dictator of Iraq. For a lot of Americans, this was their first introduction to war itself. One major factor that sticks out about this war is the belief of chemical weaponry use against allied forces and how the Chemical Corp played a part in the defense of these believed horrendous attacks. Although this belief was not found to be true, elements from the 9th Chemical Detachment as well as personnel from the Army’s Technical Escort Unit and other various chemical units were on ground to ensure a quick response in case of any CBW attack....   [tags: american history, persian gulf]

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Murden McClure's Pearl in "Eye of the Storm"

- When we think of romance immediately we think of love, star-crossed lovers of the characters of Shakespearean time. Ideas and scripts of the quintessential love story goes as follows: boy meets girl, boy falls for girl, boy & girl fall in love, some mellow drama and finally, lovers are reconciled. Presently, that is the storyline that romantic novels, films, literature etc. follows even in today’s time. However, this is a very limited definition of romance. According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, one definition defines romance as “a prose narrative dealing with heroic or mysterious events set in a remote place or time (640)” There is no mention of love, amour anything involving two individ...   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Adultery in The Lady with The Pet Dog and The Storm

- Infidelity is depicted as an extremely negative thing in the United States, and is often blamed for trust issues, psychologically damaging the spouse and their children, tearing apart marriages and families and more. People who commit adultery are often shamed and told how wrong what they did is and what a terrible person they are for doing it. According to the Journal of Martial and Family by the Associated Press, however, 41% of “marriages where one or both spouses admit to infidelity, either physical or emotional.” Clearly, while infidelity is generally viewed negative by society, many people either decide that it is not as negative as it is portrayed, or do not care and do it anyway....   [tags: infidelity, tearing apart marriage, trust]

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An Analysis Of Kate Chopin 's ' The Storm '

- Back in the old days, women were practically enslaved in marriages. Meaning they really did not have no rights and their masters were their own husbands. Kate Chopin author of many different short stories, wrote a few stories where the female character shows signs of her being in enslaved marriage. Kate Chopin stories have a common theme of, women suffering from enslaved in a marriage and denial of any type of freedom. To prove this, in Kate Chopin stories it shows, One women cheating and dishonoring her current husband with one of her old lover 's “The storm”....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Human rights, Wife]

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Short Story : ' Calm Before The Storm '

- CALM BEFORE THE STORM When I was young, almost every night was a family night. Whether it was simply my immediate family or as broad as my entire extended family, there was always an anticipated household warming chaos among the night. Such chaos that one became foreign to the act of engaging in a moment of silence, simply to sit back and breathe. Out of every night of the week, Friday nights are the most energetic. Stemming from a Jewish Iranian background, food and Friday have always gone hand in hand for me....   [tags: Family, Extended family, Nuclear family]

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Storm Systems and Tornadoes: Tim Samaras

- A tornado is a mobile vortex of violent and very destructive rotating winds that advance in the wind. Tornadoes are just all around very interesting, with all the shows and images of devastating tornadoes they have gotten a large bite in many peoples curiosity . There have been many experiments and many scientists working around the clock to learn about the tornado. They are mostly found under large storm systems. The clouds in the systems occasionally turn into funnel clouds from the winds hitting the cloud and then it starts to twist....   [tags: wind, destructive power, devastating effects]

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Personal Narrative : The Worst Storm Of The Century

- I try my best to like my boss, I really do, but when he sends me out to deliver mail in what the news is calling "the WORST STORM OF the CENTURY" I can 't help but to hate the man. Not that I buy into that whole 24 hour news cycle bullshit anyway, but you get the picture of how awful the weather was. I slid into the seat of my truck mumbling profanities the whole time. the wind whipped past at speeds I had never experienced. the violent rain shook my car. As silly as it was, I almost feared for my life....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2005 singles]

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The Most Devastating Dust Storm Ever

- The Dust Bowl drought of the 1930s was one of the worst environmental disasters of the Twentieth Century anywhere in the world (Cook). The Dust Bowl killed many crops and made normal life hard, like breathing, eating, and sleeping. Since it destroyed a large part of agriculture production, it contributed towards the Great Depression (Amadeo). In order for us to better understand what the Dust Bowl was like, one must first look at what this natural disaster was, what the effects of it were, and the aftermath of it....   [tags: Natural Disasters]

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James Schamus’s The Ice Storm

- Genre in film theory is bespoken from literary genre scrutiny as well as founded on a film’s organization and sequential events. Similarly, films are usually categorized according to the mood that is its emotional tone, setting which is its locale, and theme topic that is the issues in the film. Likewise, all these fundamentals come into consideration for the appointment of the film to be placed in a specific genre category. The moment we look narrowly at a genre film, we typically ascertain intricacies that give an awareness of subtle shades of meaning or feeling, especially in artistic expression or performance....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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James Schamus’s "The Ice Storm"

- Genre in film theory is bespoken from literary genre scrutiny as well as founded on a film’s organization and its sequential events. Similarly, films are more often than not categorized according to its mood that is an emotional tone, setting which is its locale, and theme topic that is the issues in the film. Likewise, all these fundamentals come into consideration for the appointment of the film to be properly categorized in a genre. The moment we look narrowly at a film genre, we typically ascertain intricacies that give an awareness of subtle shades of meaning or feeling, especially in artistic expression or performance....   [tags: Film Review]

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New Orleans: Before and After the Storm

- Everything from the citizen’s lifestyle to the economy changed after one of the most costly and dangerous hurricanes slammed into New Orleans, LA, on August 29, 2005. This hurricane is famously known as Hurricane Katrina, which slammed seven states on the gulf coast with violent winds and raging waters, New Orleans took the biggest hit. Over 80% of the city was flooded and there seemed to be no hope for a rescue or even a recovery. Amazingly, nine years later, New Orleans has almost fully recovered and is actually better now than ever before in some aspects....   [tags: hurricane, economy, culture ]

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Taking The E Commerce Market By Storm

- Amazon.com Taking the e-commerce market by storm, Amazon.com was founded in 1994 (Amazon.com). Bringing the company to life was Princeton engineering graduate Jeff Bezos. He first thought of the idea to create Amazon.com when he was simply searcing the internet. He first worked as an investment banker D.E. Shaw & Co. where he was looking for investment opportunities for the company. surprisingly, he found that the internet was growing over 2,000 percent per month (“Jeff Bezos the King of E-Commerce”)....   [tags: Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, Electronic commerce]

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Tobacco Has Taken The World By Storm

- Tim Serrano Professor Pilarski English Comp I 10 November 2015 To Vape or Not to Vape For years, tobacco has taken the world by storm. Addicted-adults willingly give up billions of dollars per year to leading tobacco manufacturers just due to the fact that they can not stop themselves from smoking. In recent years, a new alternative has come into the world claiming to be a “safer alternative” to tobacco products, like cigarettes and cigars. This product is the e-cigarette. Formerly labeled as a smoking cessation device, and now labeled as a smokeless-tobacco product (Palazzolo), e-cigarettes have been a controversy in America since being brought into the spotlight....   [tags: Tobacco, Nicotine, Smoking, Cigarette]

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Duck Dynasty: Taking America by Storm

- ... Phil is also the father of four boys, Alan, Jase, Willie, and Jep. All four sons can be seen on the show. Willie the third son took over the company in 2006 and is the CEO. Jase and Jep both work at Duck Commander. And everyone’s favorite character Si also helps the boys at Duck Commander. Si is Phil’s brother and also a Vietnam vet. In every episode Si can be seen with a plastic cup and a pitcher of sweet tea. Si is easily loved due to his crazy rants and his famous catch phrase “Hey Jack”....   [tags: growth, cable, audience]

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Analyzing "the Storm."

- The setting in this story creates the perfect environment for an adulterous affair. In Kate Chopin's "The Storm", Chopin not only creates the perfect setting but also uses the setting as a symbol of the affair. Most likely occurring in the late 1800's and taking place in the deep South, the story gives an account of an adulterous affair between Calixta, wife to Bobinot and mother to four year old Bibi, and Alcee, husband to Clarisse, during a terrible rain storm. The presence of the storm is not merely coincidental....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Perfect Storm

- The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger is a fascinating book that should stay in the curriculum. The book provides a highly detailed account of a storm that places readers in the center of the storm. Though the descriptions of fishing procedures and equipment are often confusing, they are a vital part of the plot. Without these details, readers would not be able to picture the dangers of the storm the way Junger wanted them to. The book is riveting, but never melodramatic. There is just enough tension in the conflict between man and nature to keep readers on the edge of their seats....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ice Storm

- It is 1973. New Canaan, Connecticut is a prototypical 'bedroom'; community. Modern homes, clean, quiet streets and plenty of greenspace lend an air of contentment to the setting. However, behind the doors of these homes discontent and ennui are thriving. '&#8230;affluent Americans increasingly clustered in suburban areas, where jobs for women were limited and domestic help was in short supply. Husbands were away from home longer because they had to commute to work, leaving the wives to bear the complete responsibility for the family&#8230;The American dream of affluence in a natural, bucolic setting away from urban squalor often made it impossible for women to be anything other tha...   [tags: essays research papers]

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?The Wreck of the Hesperus? and The Perfect Storm

- The More Powerful Sea Disaster Story Some of the most intriguing stories of today are about people’s adventures at sea and the thrill and treachery of living through its perilous storms and disasters. Two very popular selections about the sea and its terrors are The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and “The Wreck of the Hesperus” by Henry Longfellow. Comparison between the two works determines that “The Wreck of the Hesperus” tells a more powerful sea-disaster story for several different reasons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Making Drinking Water out of Storm Water

- Since humans began living in concentrated village or urban areas, storm water runoff has been an issue. In the early ages, impervious surfaces, such as pavements, roads, and sidewalks, emerged as a factor in the design of early human settlements. Many examples of early storm water runoff system designs can be found in archaeological recovery from areas in the old world. Storm water is water that originates during precipitation events or with melted snow that enters the storm water system. Storm water that does not soak into the ground becomes surface runoff, which either flows directly into surface waterways or is channeled into storm sewers, which eventually discharge to surface waters....   [tags: freshwater resources]

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Deception in "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour"

- Thesis: In Kate Chopin's "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour," the wives seem to share the foul qualities of selfishness, unfaithfulness and confusion. I. The most common element found within both pieces of literature is that both women seem to be greatly selfish. A. In "The Story of an Hour," Mrs. Mallard seems to be overwhelmed with joy because of her husband's death. B. In resemblance to Mrs. Mallard, Calixta, the wife in "The Storm," is also immensely selfish. II. The second most obvious theme throughout both stories is their unfaithful commitment to the sacrament of marriage....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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The Storm And The Rocking Horse Winner

- As a general rule, children love fairy tales. We grow up being read Grimm's or watching Disney remakes of classics. Parents love telling children fairy tales not only because they have an opportunity to spend time with their sons and daughters, but also because fairy tales, like fables, always contain a lesson or moral within them. Although both Kate Chopin's "The Storm," and D.H. Lawrence's "The Rocking Horse Winner" have some of the qualities of a child's fairy tale, only one of the stories has a moral tone, while the other has a very amoral one....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Storm by Kate Chopin

- The Storm by Kate Chopin "The Storm" is a story that was written in 1898 by Kate Chopin. This short story focuses on two different places with the background atmosphere of a dynamic thunderstorm. A father and son, Bobinot and Bibi, encounter the storm while shopping at Friedheimer's store. Calixta, the wife and mother, is at home during the storm. Alcee, Calixta's friend, stays with her until the storm passes. In Kate Chopin's "The Storm" the description of weather, place and time help create a significant setting....   [tags: Papers]

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Feminine Sexuality in The Storm

- Kate Chopin's short story 'The Storm'; describes an encounter of infidelity between two lovers during a brief thunderstorm. The story alludes to the controversial topic of women's sexuality and passion, which during Chopin's time no one spoke about much less wrote about. So controversial was 'The Storm,'; that it was not published until after her death in eighteen ninety-nine. The story is broken up into five sections, each filled with small clues and hints that reflect her message. In short, Kate Chopin's 'The Storm'; is about a confirmation of feminine sexuality and passion and a rejection of the suppression of it by society....   [tags: Kate Chopin]

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The Storm: An Inner Reflection

- The Storm: An Inner Reflection Memories are all we have sometimes, but what if memories bring out unwelcome feelings. In Romesh Gunesekera's short story "Ranvali," a young lady goes back to her father's old holiday bungalow and begins to discover new feelings toward her beloved Communist father. The story is set in an idyllic bungalow in Ranvali, by the coast of India. Theorists such as Roland Barthes would argue that setting in modern narratives "no longer need meaning: they simply are: that is their meaning." (qtd in Chatman 145)....   [tags: Emotions Psychology Essays]

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A Storm Story - Original Writing

- A Storm Story - Original Writing Usually I could have cared less about a the arrival of a hurricane. Many had come and gone causing little damage in their wake. This one though, with winds traveling upwards to one hundred and forty miles per hour, proved to be a force to be reckoned with. Hurricane Jeff had left a devastating path of destruction every where it went and made everyone fearful. It was large and it moved extremely slow, as if to relish its work. Many were killed so far and hundreds were still missing ....   [tags: Papers]

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Story of Nature Desire: The Storm by Kate Chopin

- Kate Chopin’s “The Storm”: Story of Nature Desire Naturalism is about bringing humans into the “natural world”. We, as humans, are seen as aspects of nature collectively not separate like they once were. “Naturalism holds that everything we are and do is connected to the rest of the world and derived from conditions that precede us and surround us. Each of us is an unfolding natural process, and every aspect of that process is caused, and is a cause itself ” (“A Guide for Naturalism”). Humans are like “animals” they contain the same drives that animals have....   [tags: naturalism, behaviors]

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The Storm by Kate Chopin

- 1. Her personality is implied through her reactions and feelings throughout the story. Calixta was a caring and worrisome mother. When the storm came she was standing at the window watching, lightning struck a nearby tree and she exploded in emotion for the safety of her husband, child, and herself. That would be her most significant trait. She is also very family orientated. Although she had a unfaithful encounter with Alcee, she knew her family was more important. This is evident by the last few chapters where Calixta is thankful for her family being safe and Alcee and Calixta go their separate ways....   [tags: adultery]

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Desire and Female Sexuality in The Storm by Kate Chopin

- In Kate Chopin’s time, women and their sexuality and sexual passion was deemed a negligible, even improper, aspect of women’s lives. Yet Chopin boldly addresses a woman’s sexual desire in her short story “The Storm”. This story puts into great detail a torrid extramarital sexual encounter between Calixta and Alcee in the midst of a raging storm. While “The Storm” could have been presented in a traditional light, perhaps as a lesson of the evils of uninhibited female sexuality, Chopin maintains a non- judgmental stance by refraining from moralizing about the sanctity of marriage or impropriety of Calixta’s actions....   [tags: women, feminist quality, calixta]

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Ralph Waldo Emerson 's ' The Snow Storm '

- One quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s transcendentalism poem, “The Snow-Storm” is “His wild work so fanciful, so savage, nought cares he for number or proportion...”(Emerson and Thompson). This particular excerpt perfectly describes Emerson’s transcendentalism way of writing. “The tone of Transcendentalism is, in a word, exalted. The feelings expressed by transcendentalist writers are intense, the ideas serious, the reflection deep and meaningful,” (Literary Movements for Students 844) is an impeccable description of the 1830’s movement that began in New England and is known as Transcendentalism....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism, Concord]

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Non-Traditional Relationships in The Storm and A Doll´s House

- Many stories talk about relationships, especially the ones between man and woman as couple. In some of them, generally the most popular ones, these relationships are presented in a rosy, sentimental and cliché way. In others, they are presented using a much deeper, realistic and complicated tone; much more of how they are in real life. But not matter in what style the author presents its work, the base of every love story is the role each member of that relationship assumes in it. A role, that sometimes, internal forces will determinate them, such as: ideas, beliefs, interests, etc....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, Kate Chopin]

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“A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner and “The Storm” by Kate Chopin.

- Women in the Victorian Era, and analysis of “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner and “The Storm” by Kate Chopin. There is something about a blank page that allows your emotions and true feelings to flow on it without judgement. It is your own creation, one that remains untarnished by the views of others. These recorded feelings allow for an unhindered access into the perspectives of the author. As such, we are granted a unique access into the mindset of two authors and their personal approach on the conflicts of two unique women during the Victorian Era....   [tags: Women Roles, Victorian Era, Analysis]

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Gender and Role of Women in Kate Chopin´s The Storm

- Many short story writers have written about the gender and role of woman in society. Some of these stories express what Barbara Walter calls, “The Cult of True Womanhood” meaning the separation of both man and woman in social, political and economic spheres. In order to be considered a “true woman” woman were to abide by the set of standards that were given to her. Women were expected to live by the four main principal virtues - piety, purity, submissiveness, and domestication. In Kate Chopin’s short story, “The Storm,” Calixta the main female character breaks away from “The Cult of True Womanhood” when she has a sexual encounter with her past lover Alcée....   [tags: society, social, political, econmic, innocence]

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My Mother Never Worked By Smith Yackel And Storm

- The two separate works My Mother Never Worked by Smith-Yackel and The Storm by Chopin hold similarities in their themes such as motherhood, womanhood, and being housewives. However the details, with in the stories themselves, hold many differences. A Mid-western American woman works are and makes multiple sacrifices to hold her family together during times of hardships in My Mother Never Worked. A Créole American woman takes a chance against her family to relive the passions of her younger days during The Storm....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Woman, Mother]

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The Support of Air Defense in Desert Shield and Desert Storm

- In Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Iraqi forces fired 93 Scud missiles at coalition forces in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. (Rostker) Air Defense Artillery (ADA) played an immensely significant role in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm with units from 11th Brigade Air Defense Artillery and the 32d Air Defense Command rapidly deploying into theater. The effectiveness of the units and their roles in fighting this war proved that Air Defense Artillery was critical to the success of the campaign....   [tags: Military History]

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The Female Role in A Rose for Emily, Miss Brill, and The Storm

- Reading literature, at first, might seem like simple stories. However, in works like William Faulkner's “A Rose for Emily,” Katherine Mansfield's “Miss Brill,” and Kate Chopin's “The Storm,” the female protagonists are examples of how society has oppressive expectations of women simply because of their gender. In “A Rose for Emily,” by William Faulkner, the story starts out with a distinctive split between the motivations of men and women: “The men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity” (Faulkner 121)....   [tags: A Rose for Emily, Miss Brill]

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I Of The Storm : Understanding The Suicidal Mind By David Lester

- Review of I of the Storm: Understanding the Suicidal Mind by David Lester In the preface of I of the Storm, Lester introduces his purpose for writing this book. He states that, although he is a suicidologist and has published many things on suicide, he doesn’t know exactly why it is that people kill themselves. Lester is a former President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, and has PhDs from Cambridge University and Brandeis University, making him qualified to speak on this matter....   [tags: Suicide, Adolescence, Suicide note]

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Perspectives on Liberation in Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour, and The Storm

- Sometimes the most liberating experiences are those not sought. In Chopin’s stories: “The Story of an Hour”, and “The Storm”, we are exposed to different views of liberation. The opportunity to venture with or without someone will be further elaborated. Furthermore, the act of gaining something is not necessarily always accomplished by addition. In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, Mrs. Mallard was a woman trapped in a marriage. You quickly realize exactly what type of marriage and level of confinement she was in....   [tags: Confinement, Glimpse of Freedom]

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William Shakespeare 's ' Oedipus ' And ' The Perfect Storm '

- LEADERSHIP It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, for a throne is established on righteousness. Proverbs 16:12 A leader is a person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. Being a leader is something everyone wants to accomplish across the world and throughout our history. Leadership has existed from the creation of our universe. If it 's from your religious belief (In the beginning God created heaven and earth. Genesis 1:1) or your scientific beliefs. We are surrounded by leaders; from presidents to just simply plays and movies....   [tags: Oedipus, Oedipus the King, Andrea Gail, Sphinx]

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Kate Chopin 's The Storm And The Story Of An Hour

- In the short stories, “The Storm” and “The Story of an Hour”, the author Kate Chopin compares the struggles women of different social classes have with conforming to constraints of society in the late 19th century. In “The Storm”, Kate Chopin introduces Calixta, an uneducated, poor woman who has an affair with an old fling while her husband and son are stuck in town during a bad storm. One can tell Calixta is uneducated and poor because when she speaks, she speaks with many chopped off words and incorrect grammar for example when she says “If he only didn’ left Friedheimer’s!” (425) this could be because she came from a low class family or because she is African American which both in that t...   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Marriage, Working class]

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Successful Military Operations: Operation Desert Storm

- Desert Storm, one of the most successful military ops in military history. They went in and went down to business then gone out just like every other mission should be done. Despite its brutality this Op could be decided as a U.S. victory. Desert Storm all started with the Gulf war. The gulf war was started by two Eastern countries who always seem to fight over all of the little things in life that may or may not be true. It all started on the 17th of July in the year of 1990 when Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein thought that the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait of flooding the worlds oil industry....   [tags: iraq, kuwait, saddam]

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Kate Chopins "The Storm"

- A Storm Within the Storm There are two storms in Kate Chopin’s “The Storm.” The first happens as Bobinot (Calixta’s husband) and Bibi (Calixta’s son) are at Freidheimer’s store. Unable to walk home in such a downpour, they remain there waiting for the storm to pass. Meanwhile, “Calixta, at home, felt no uneasiness for their safety” (108). Preparing for the storm, Calixta goes to gather the clothes on the line outside. “As she stepped outside, Alcee Laballiere rode in at the gate. She had not seen him very often since her marriage, and never alone” (108)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taking Heaven by John H. Storm Wiggers

- In his book Taking Heaven by Storm, John H. Wiggers argues that Methodism has played a vital role in shaping current day American society by developing an innovative method of blending Methodist pious ideals with American values (191). A History Professor at University of Missouri, Wiggers adequately supports his thesis with three main arguments of Methodist innovation in America and their effects evangelism, community, and equality. Wiggers argues these points through a combination of personal stories of “early Methodists, particularly the itinerant preachers” (7) and impartial evidence....   [tags: methodism, members]

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The Ice Bucket Challenge Took The Internet By Storm

- Topic The ice bucket challenge took the internet by storm. People dumping buckets of ice over their heads in the name curing ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, but not many people who participated in the challenge actually knew what it was. ALS or Lou Gehrig 's disease is a disease that causes the slow, constant destruction of the motor neurons, which are responsible for sending messages to the muscles. “The term ‘Lou Gehrig 's disease’ is named for the famed American baseball player who developed ALS in 1939 at age 36”(Lewis)....   [tags: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig]

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Social Media Has Taken The World By Storm

- Social Media plays a big part in how companies see what is being said about them, whether it being positive or negative. This online communication technology allows users of all kinds to have a social listening as to whatever issues or news that may arise. Social media is really good for the consumer, as it is a way for them to introduce to world their like or dislike of the particular product they bought. Since Social Media has taken the world by storm, organizations realize that they need to able to keep up with the trends in order to stay afloat....   [tags: Social media, Facebook, Twitter]

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Social Media Has Taken The World By Storm

- Social Media is a substantial component in how companies detect what is being spoken about them, whether it be positive or negative. This online communication technology allows users of all types to have a social listening for whatever issues that may arise. Social media is indeed good for the consumer, for them to introduce to world their approval of the particular product they acquired. Considering Social Media has taken the world by storm, organizations realize that there is an urgency to contend with the trends in order to stay afloat....   [tags: Social media, Facebook, Social network service]

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Kate Chopin The Storm

- Kate Chopin The Storm Kate Chopin: "The Storm" Kate Chopin lived from 1851 until 1904. She was born Katherine O'Flaherty and was raised in post- Civil War St. Louis by parents who were on the upper end of society. She married Oscar Chopin, moved to New Orleans, and had six children. After her husband died, Chopin moved back to St. Louis to start her writing career at age 33. She incorporated many taboos about literature into her writing. Some of these taboos were female sexuality, struggles, and triumph over the stereotypes that had been placed on them over the centuries....   [tags: essays papers]

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SHELTER FROM THE STORM

- SHELTER FROM THE STORM Domestic Violence is a prevalent issue facing men and women in the United States. The only way to put an end to domestic violence is to acknowledge it and report it. With the help of the government, local charities and the concern of Tucson community members, many different resources have been created to help and support victims of domestic violence as well as rape. Every year in the United States hundreds of thousands of domestic violence crimes are committed, many of which go unreported....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Recent Natural Disaster Of The Blizzard

- Recent Natural Disaster Towards the end of January 2016, a major blizzard was predicted to produce up to two feet of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast United States. Media outlets had termed the blizzard Winter Storm Jonas and Snowzilla and regarded it as potentially historic***. The storm was so large that it was able to be seen from space. Astronaut Scott Kelly had released a picture of Winter Storm Jonas from aboard the International Space Station on January 23***. Type of Disaster The blizzard, considered a natural disaster, was rated as a Category 4 or “Crippling” winter storm on NOAA’s Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale***....   [tags: Storm, Winter storm, Precipitation, Blizzard]

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An Emergency Operations Plan ( Eop )

- Severe storms ranging from Category 1 to Category 4 can be detrimental, especially densely populated areas within the United States. In the past 70 years, there have been a record 30 hurricanes to hit New Jersey, where Snyder and the surrounding cities of Snyder have been affected by heavy rain, strong winds, and torrential storm surges once a hurricane hit landfall. Due to the destruction a hurricane can bring about to a community, it is necessary to assess what damages a hurricane would pose to Snyder and looks for ways to mitigate, prepare, and respond to such an event if Snyder would to be affected by such a storm....   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Storm surge, Storm]

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A Natural Disaster ( Hurricane Hermine )

- When we think of disasters, we think of something that we have little or no control over it, some may be minor and some major. A disaster refer to sudden and shocking event that causes serious destruction, loss of lives, properties, loss of support and disruption of the function of the community to respond to the incident with available resources. There are two types of disaster, man-made (terrorism, riot, fire, wars bombing, flood, pollution etc) and natural disaster (earthquakes, fire, drought, hurricanes, tornados, volcanic eruption etc)....   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Storm surge, Storm]

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Looking Back at Hurricane Katrina

- In certain areas of the world hurricanes are a part to life and although Katrina looked as if it was going to be a rough and dangerous storm many people who live in the gulf thought they would be able to handle what was storm had to offer. The storm itself, while although dangerous and cause damage it was the infrastructure and the levy the really ended up turning this disaster to the magnitude it ended up being. Hurricane Katrina provided to be a storm that not only the citizens were not able to handle but also the government was ill prepared for....   [tags: storm review]

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Perfect Storm

- The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was an account of an immense storm and its destructive path through the North Atlantic. In late October of 1991, many a crew of several different fishing ships left their port for their final haul. Little did they know that they would soon cross paths with one of the greatest storms ever recorded. This particular storm would create huge swells, high winds, and hard rain. The system was said to be a “perfect storm” because all of the elements were just right to create the worst imaginable storm ever seen claimed some meteorologists....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Metal Storm

- Metal Storm What is Metal Storm. Metal Storm is a revolutionary type of ballistics technology, utilizing electrical impulses to fire projectiles, rather than conventional mechanical impulses. These weapons have no moving parts aside from the projectiles themselves. The bullets are stacked on end in the barrel, separated only by a thin layer of propellant. A small electric current passing through the barrel ignites the propellant, firing the bullet from the barrel. To prevent one layer of propellant from igniting the rest of the propellant in the barrel, causing a disastrous chain reaction, the bullets are modified so that the head of the bullet will expand, sealing the barrel, when the bul...   [tags: Technology Weapons Essays]

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Perfect Storm

- The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger is an account of an immense storm and its destructive path through the North Atlantic. In late October of 1991, crews of several different fishing ships left their port for their final haul. Little did they know that they would soon cross paths with one of the greatest storms ever recorded. This particular storm would create huge swells, high winds, and hard rain. The system, was said to be a “perfect storm” because all of the elements were just right to create the worst imaginable storm ever seen, “… a hundred-year event,” claimed some meteorologists....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Isaac Storm

- Isaac Storm On Friday evening, September 7, 1900, many of the 37,000 residents of Galveston, Texas, were settling down to dinner, few if any of them concerned about the steady 15 mph northerly wind rattling their windows. Within 48 hours, at least 8,000 of the townspeople would be dead, victims of the single worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Relatively few people are aware that the deadliest natural disaster in the United States was the hurricane that struck Galveston Island on September 8, 1900....   [tags: Papers]

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The Spring Of 1931 By Margaret Anderson

- In the spring of 1931, Margaret Anderson was twelve years old, living with her family in the southwestern region of Oklahoma.1 On the afternoon of April 7, Margaret was walking alone on the small dirt path that led from school to her home. When she turned to face the south to look at a small squawking bird, she discovered something very new, strange, and frightening. This was none other than a wall of thick, black dust. Racing home, Margaret watched the black clouds. Then, she hurried into the Anderson’s small, log house....   [tags: Storm, Dust storm, Dust, Anxiety]

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A Love Affair in The Storm by Kate Chopin

- A Love Affair in The Storm by Kate Chopin Kate Chopin's "The Storm", is a short story about a brief love affair that takes place during a storm that has separated Calixta with her husband and son. The title "The Storm" is an obvious reference to the storm outside, but more importantly to the love affair that takes place. The title refers to nature, which is symbolically used again and again in the story. Chopin uses words like "somber clouds", "threatening roar", and "sinister intentions" to describe the approaching storm....   [tags: Papers]

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Realm: A Fictional Narrative

- It was getting dark outside. The usual sunshine, which Westwood had glowing around for many weeks, was nowhere in sight. “Looks like we’re in for a right storm,” Simon commented with a bitter look. “It is very dark, but I suppose we need it. Three weeks without rain in this country, is unheard of.” Alison stated, looking at the greyness that was showing in the living room window. The thunder could be heard from a distance to begin with, so faint, but still that deep rumble, like the kettle drum of an orchestra, and it would not let you forget that as you counted how many miles away it may be, it was soon to venture to your own doorstep....   [tags: storm, danger]

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The History of Muden

- Literature Review The history of Muden began with the Voortrekkers who started with dense bush and uninhabited land. Cattle and wheat were farmed in the area and in 1915 ostriches were introduced. 1917 hectares of orange trees and to irrigate these crops canal systems were put in place. The settlers observed that not enough rain was being supplied to the crops and the area was semi-arid. These fruit trees eventually stopped bearing and the Winter’s brought frost with it so planting sugar cane was not ideal.(Harty 2013) Muden has encountered devastating storms....   [tags: storm, damage]

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Use of Storm Imagery in Villette and Frankenstein

-     The Romantic and Victorian periods saw a flowering of imagery: for the Romantics, because it often proved the best way to express their vague philosophical yearnings and ideas; for the Victorians, because societal taboos all too often prevented discussion of topics unless they were "coded" in acceptable images. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Charlotte Brontké's Villette, despite springing from these two different periods of literature, share a type of symbol. In each "bildingsroman," storms provide a dominant textual metaphor for violent and confusing turning points in the main character's development....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Storm Tracking Technology

- Technology is very important in every stage of a storm. Starting at the beginning and tracking it to the end. In order to do this certain instruments are used. Here are a few instruments that are used to track storms. The observations of a storm will help meteorologists predict the type of storm that is coming and how long it will last. It will also help them to better prepare the public in case of a severe storm. There are instruments used to track the weather before the storm and they are the anemometer, the wind vane, the hygrograph, and the barometer....   [tags: Meteorology Weather Technology]

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