Boxes Essays

  • Cube Shaped Boxes and Supermarket Displays

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    Cube Shaped Boxes and Supermarket Displays Introduction The question: Boxes made in the shape of a cube are easy to stack to make displays in supermarkets. Investigate! Plan ==== I will carry out this investigation by following these points: 1. Simplify the question by using 2-d shapes. 2. Draw 2-d designs. 3. Draw 3-d designs. 4. Evaluate my work. Detailed Plan To investigate each shape I will follow a pattern: 1. I will state which shape I am investigating

  • The Great Gatsby

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    in this novel. Gatsby’s car represents many problems in the society at that time. His car is very elaborate, “It was a rich cream color, bright with nickel, swollen here and there in its monstrous length with triumphant hatboxes and supper-boxes and tool-boxes, and terraced with a labyrinth of windshields that mirrored a dozen suns”(Fitzgerald 68). It symbolizes the irresponsibility of society and the differences between the old rich and the classlessness of the new rich. It is also the car that

  • The Boxes of Life

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    Boxes of Life There are many factors that contribute to what society thinks of us. The way we dress, the music we listen to, and the activities that we participate in are a few that really “allow” society to put us into these boxes of conformity. And while these things we do are representations of ourselves, they don’t always mean the same to us as they do to society. The ways I dress and act have always been hard for me to “box-up.” I think that I fall into a couple of different categories, and

  • Best Man Speech - Assassination of the Groom's Character

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    of applause for the bridesmaids is definitely in order. Just before I start the groom's character assassination, the bride was telling me earlier in the day that her pharmacy was broken into last week. The thief apparently stole ten boxes of condoms and ten boxes of viagra. The police are now looking for a hardened criminal. Next day a woman walks into the shop and asks her for some bottom deodorant, puzzled she replies, "I'm sorry we don't sell such a thing, "I beg your pardon" says the woman

  • Grandparents' House: A Home Away From Home

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    Grandparents' House: A Home Away From Home As I approach the turn to my Grandparent's house, my stomach turns in anticipation of the sweet sugar cookie smell that awaits. I turn up the long narrow gravel road and park my car in front of their house. I step outside and a chilly little breeze bites at my cheeks. I take a deep breath and the sweet smell of burning cedar enters my nose. I look up to the chimney and see the gray puffs of smoke scatter as it hits the still winter air.

  • A Universe in a Pizza Box

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    there is a stack of several pizza boxes, or at least there was one until last Sunday. These pizza boxes had accumulated almost mysteriously over some weeks in a very neat stack in the dirt beside the garbage cans. They waited patiently to be put out by the curb for the Tuesday morning recycling truck. Somehow though, while the neighboring trash cans moved in and out from the curb, and various loads of glass bottles and aluminum passed through this depot, the pizza boxes remained in the dirt, alone and

  • Zuni Indian Mythology

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    they continued to dance. Eagle observed the people and could sense all the power they bestowed within. He began to wonder if they were the ones who had control of the light. Coyote pointed to two boxes, a large one and a small one. They noticed that when the people wanted light they opened the lids of the boxes. In the smaller box was the moon, it contained little light. In the larger one was the sun and it gave off a lot of light. Coyote told Eagle that they should go and steal the big box. So when

  • charles Kuralt

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    at any given time. Like he said in this chapter how could people be starving in the richest nation in the world. And every one doubted Plaisted but look what happen he proved every body wrong. When you put you mind to it anything is possible. 11- Boxes on Wheels This chapter began with Kuralt asking for a vacation and ended in him getting what he would be doing for the rest of his career. A box on wheels is what they call a mobile home. Kuralt and 3 other employees would travel around the nation

  • Containment in Boxes

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    anxiety comes with the anticipation of the unknown. Even dreams that we don’t know the reality of need containment to stay enjoyable and not out of control. The artist Joseph Cornell used glass boxes to contained stories and dreams of his own. Even those of famous people he admired he would make boxes detailed and filled with objects to represent his ideas or feelings about them (PEM 2014). He created his box art by collecting used items as well as using new and sometime cut out pictures that he

  • Birch Paper Company Case

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    designed a special retail display box in conjunction with the Thompson Division, which was equipped to make the box. Thompson, as one of Birch’s four producing divisions converted paperboard output into corrugated boxes. It also printed and colored the outside surface of the boxes. Birch’s Southern Division will supply the lineboard and corrugating medium to Thompson Division in the event the latter got the order from Northern. 2. Decentralization Policy The Company observes the practice

  • William Wegman

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    few days the puppies were born photographing them was easy they where very cooperative, probably because they couldn't do much but sleep. Wegman took this opportunity to photograph them with various still life objects. Potter plants, vases, lunch boxes and drapes became just some of the objects the puppies posed with. After the puppies started to get a bit older, Wegman and Fan Ray, venture with them outside. This collection sparked a series of nature photographs of the puppies. When the puppies

  • Krapps Last Tape: Imagery In Color

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    anal retentive nature. He kept these tapes in which he would constantly reevaluate his own life and try to always improve it, using these tapes as "help before embarking on a new retrospect" (1629). He had also stored these various tapes organized in boxes with their location written in a ledger. Yet...

  • Steve Wozniak

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    the University of California at Berkeley after he returned from C! olorado State. While he was there, his mother sent him an article about a mysterious person who called himself ÒCaptain Crunch.Ó (Rose, 27) Crunch would build electronic boxes, known as blue boxes, that mimicked the tones governing telephone company switching equipment. This allowed him to make free long distance phone calls. Apparently Crunch was the leader of an underground group who called themselves the Òphone phreaks.Ó They would

  • Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye

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    in my room. I don't think I could ever get rid of them. Also, each Transformer came with a stat card on the back of the box he was sold in that described his various skills and attributes. I used to always cut these stat cards from the back of the boxes, and tape them onto large sheets; which I hung on my bedroom wall. Along with the action figures, I also had Transformer books and Transformer bedsheets. I couldn't get enough of the Transformers. I saw about every episode, and I knew about everything

  • Venturi house vs the Villa Mairea

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    rejected the perceived sterility of Orthodox Modern buildings. This rejection led to the development of Post-Modernism in architecture. Both of these architects believed that Orthodox Modernist ultimately produced designs consisting of glass or white boxes and a desensitization for the human scale and form. The idea of Modernism, that form follows function, is defied by Venturi. He asserts that the form should be separate from both the function and the structural facts. He felt that decorative and

  • A Precious Gift

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    relationship between my father and I goes, I started going with him to the book sale. I loved reading and I helped him a little also. We discovered that the special semiannual book sale was coming up. I came with my dad that morning and we began carrying boxes of books out to the tables. We observed a tag sale across from us that apparently went hand in hand with our sale. I was given the job of collecting money, and the day was going well, for we had already made nearly four hundred dollars for the library

  • Computers Have Impacted Me in Many Ways

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    exciting but the truth is, I honestly can not stand anything that goes beyond the basics of a computer because if I try to go any deeper I am reminded that it has a bigger brain than I. Due to the fact that I have an undying frustration with these boxes of microchips, this may not be the most professional sounding paper in the world, but I will do my best in trying to make it fun and entertaining. Out of all of the topics that I saw on the list of what we could do this paper on, I found zero

  • How I Learned To Become Literate

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    always had a fascination when I would watch my Mother or Grandmother write (with their neat handwriting) or read something. I too, as a toddler, wanted to write just as well as they did. Therefore, I began writing on my games, play tables, and toy boxes (this was a big No, No). My Mother would in addition write out bills and use a calculator. Of course, I had to imitate her. But, any of this just wasn’t enough for me. I desired something more . . . I can remember I was extremely excited to begin

  • Essay About Family: Home

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    wouldn't be coming with us. My sister was especially attached to her and after fighting with Poppy and losing, secretly came back to the house and picked her up. She put her in her room in my mom's house. It has since been put into closets and then boxes and is sitting in storage, faded from my sister's memory. My mom's plan to "save the poor thing" is to rent her out to commuters who need three people to drive in the HOV lane in DC rush-hour traffic.

  • Summary of Adolescence:The Survival Guide for Parents And Teenagers by Elizabeth Fenwick and Dr. Tony Smith

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    graphic organizers, the section intended for parents is packed with numerous case histories, tables and charts, questionnaires, dialogues, and issues common to families with teenagers. Of particular importance are the case histories, dialogue, and issue boxes. The case histories are taken from real-life situations and present both problem and solution for a wide range of situations. These stories present the point of view of both parent and teen, which the reader can compare and contrast to his or her own