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  • Poor Richards Almanac

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    wise sayings. Franklin used the pseudonym Richard Saunders in writing the text, which became an annual publication up until 1757. Response to the almanac was tremendous, and it sold as many as 10,000 issues a year. Second only to the bible, “Poor Richard’s Almanack” was one of the most popular and purchased publications in colonial America. The almanac stressed the two qualities Franklin found to be essential to success, industry and frugality. Benjamin Franklin wrote this in hope of having a positive

  • A Sand County Almanac

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    A Sand County Almanac Would I recommend A Sand County Almanac to someone I know? Depending upon who it was, I would definitely recommend this book. I think I would suggest this book for someone who enjoys the outdoors. But someone who does not appreciate the outdoors, in my opinion, would not get as much out of the book. The reason I would recommend this book is because I thought it did a splendid job describing the tinniest things and making them interesting. Who would have known that

  • Robert Rauschenberg's Almanac

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    Robert Rauschenberg's Almanac Born on October 22nd 1925 in the oil-refining city of Port Arthur, Texas neè Milton Ernest Rauschenberg, he later renamed himself Robert after his Grandfather. Rauschenbergs father was one of the many blue coloured workers in the oil refineries whilst his mother worked as a telephone operator. He first studied art during his final years at high school but this was quickly cut short when in 1943 he entered the local University of Texas to study Physics only to be expelled

  • Analysis Of The Brooklyn Rider Almanac

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    music, theater, and related subjects. The Brooklyn Rider Almanac is conceptually a modern recreation of this idea in music, in that musicians are providing a commentary of artists or their work through their music. In a way, The Brooklyn Rider Almanac approaches the idea of cross-disciplinary art from an opposite prospective as the Onomatopoetic Project. Many of the works presented during the concert as a part of The Brooklyn Rider Almanac were inspired by looking an artistic muse or idea as an

  • An Analysis Of Poor Richard's Almanac

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    the role of the author that he played as he wrote and published Poor Richard’s Almanac. Knowing of Ben Franklin’s accomplishments makes it no surprise that he would be an author, but the wisdom that abounds in this book is remarkable. There are so many one-liners, followed by, “as Poor Richard says.”, that carry a deep sense of knowledge and truth that made it no surprise that Franklin wrote the book. Traditional almanacs were used by farmers to coordinate sewing of seeds to harvest. It included calendars

  • Analysis Of Poor Richard's Almanac

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    It became apparent that the writers who produced a yearly almanac that intrigued readers with information and entertainment had a high chance of making a fortune. Franklin decided to jump on that opportunity creating “Poor Richard’s Almanac” in 1733. The character Poor Richard Saunders is a humorous character yet one that is relatable to the people who are reading Poor Richard’s Almanac. He describes himself as a poor man needing to take care of his wife who complains a

  • Analysis Of A Sand County Almanac

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    Although written in 1940’s, A Sand County Almanac tells of the woes and problems that quietly haunted that the United States in that time period of rapid expansion and modernization that are still of concern today. Aldo Leopold accurately predicts the loss of wild land and species that seem to have no value except for cultivation and sport respectively. By breaking up the book into three sections, A Sand County Almanac, Sketches Here and There, and The Upshot, Leopold builds a case

  • Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

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    “There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.” This essay is about one who cannot. Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold exposes a profound and fundamental detachment between contemporary people and the land. This detachment based on mechanization, individualization, consumerism, materialism, and capitalism is leading mankind down an un-returnable path that seeks to destroy the land that we love. Nevertheless, Aldo Leopold writes about the delicate intricacies that intertwine

  • Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac

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    Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac Although Leopold’s love of great expanses of wilderness is readily apparent, his book does not cry out in defense of particular tracts of land about to go under the axe or plow, but rather deals with the minutiae, the details, of often unnoticed plants and animals, all the little things that, in our ignorance, we have left out of our managed acreages but which must be present to add up to balanced ecosystems and a sense of quality and wholeness in the landscape

  • Commentary on The Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

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    The Sand County Almanac Aldo Leopold was born in 1887 and was raised in Burlington, Iowa. He did a lot of work for conserving nature, and even published his own textbook in 1933. Leopold, who usually wrote journals or for magazines, decided to write a book which compared humanity’s relationship to the rest of the world. Sadly, just one week after receiving a notice that his work would be publish, he died. About a year later, his book was published by his son who decided that the work deserved to

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