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  • Hoover Dam

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    the Hoover Dam began September 30, 1930. The last concrete was poured in 1935 (Facts)”. The Hoover Dam, often called the “Boulder Dam” because the initial location was at Boulder Canyon about ten miles north up river from where it is located now at Black Canyon. The name “Boulder Dam” came from President Calvin Coolidge in 1928. Coolidge signed an act authorizing the boulder Canyon Project. It was named this because the study originally was at the Boulder Canyon on the Colorado River. July 3, 1930

  • The Knowledge I Gained This Year

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    California by the name of Manzanar and a young girls experience in it. The girls name was Jeanne Wakatsuki and I learned that the Japanese lived in harsh conditions with very little water and food. I also learned that they lived in small uncomfortable cottages. I also learned of the Holocaust and the horrible events within it. The events that followed the Holocaust included millions of Jewish, Homosexuals, Crippled, and Elderly being sent to concentration camps to work and be killed by massive gas chambers

  • William Golding

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    William Golding, bestselling English author, is famous for his dystopian novel, Lord of the Flies, translated into more than thirty-five languages. He is also known for his complex symbolism and themes of the struggle between good and evil. William Golding, born in Cornwall, England on September 19, 1911, was raised in a fourteenth century house located next door to a graveyard. From an early age, Golding believed he would grow up to become an author, unsuccessfully attempting to write a novel

  • Book

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    interestinga knight named King Pellinore. He is hunting for a magical creature the Questing Beast. The Wart hopes he know the way back to the castle, but when he hears the creature run away. Later he discovers a cottage and he meets a old man, whose name is Merlyn. He invited the Wart into the cottage. Turned out it is full of magical stuff and the most interesting thing is a talking owl named Archimedes. Merlyn tells the Wart that he is a magician who lives backward in time and that he will be the Wart’s

  • Theme of Alienation in Literature

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    psychologically. The harsh judgmental conditions of Puritan society are the cause of isolation for these characters and eventually lead to their damnation. The literary works written by Hawthorne, such as "Young Goodman Brown," "The Minister's Black Veil," and The Scarlet Letter, all contain characters that face these types of conditions. Goodman Brown, Minister Hooper, and Hester Pryne are isolated from society because of their guilty consciences, and desire to hide their shame. Eventually

  • Message and Values in Riders to the Sea by J.M Synge

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    We have seen in the series a musical, a fantasy and a comedy. Something peculiar in scene and tone and more realistic is effective in being the last play in the series. J. M. Synge’s Riders to the Sea is the finest example of one-act play. With limited characters, pointed place, unified action, simple plot, colloquial language and universal tune Synge achieves remarkable success. The play is worth producing and watching because of its artistic values and a strong message that it brings: poverty and

  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    Beautiful! Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips (p.56). Although I imagined the creature a human being with somewhat distorted features, another reader might


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    HOW ARE TENSION AND SUSPENSE BUILT UP AND MAINTAINED IN AT LEAST TWO GOTHIC HORROR STORIES? The original use of the term `Gothic Horror' was applied to a group of novels, including Mary Shelley's `Frankenstein', written before 1914. These novels usually included some or all of the following characteristics, which seem demonstrative of the original use of the term `Gothic': An emphasis on portraying the terrifying, a common insistence on archaic settings, a prominent use of the supernatural

  • My Life on the Stage

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    positions. From the audience, it probably looked like someone had emptied a toy chest of rag dolls onto the stage. My face was pressed up against the cool, black platform and my right arm hung off of the downstage side of the platform. I could still feel the vibration of the chains on my limp fingertips. I lay there, staring into the infinite black curtain, listening to the sound of silence vibrating from wall to wall. No one moved--no babies cried, no one jingled their keys, no one coughed, no one

  • Hawaii

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    year was 1810. Hawaiian chiefs from the islands Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Hawaii, vowed their alliance to him. When Cook discovered Hawaii, map-makers began putting Hawaii on maps. The bad thing was, with new people, came new disease. The Black Plague that had swept through Europe was brought over to Hawaii and the one million people who occupied Hawaii, went down to three hundred thousand. Many other viruses or colds that were not bad on the other continents, were devastating to the people