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    Catholic author and chemist Robert Boyle was undoubtedly the most influential Irish scientist, and rightfully deserved the title and recognitions he received for being so. Beginning his life wealthy and prepared to face the world, he was born to a rich aristocratic father, Earl of Cork, and a family in which he barely spent time with due to his parents belief that children were to be brought up away from their parents, and rather with a nurse, until education begins , Boyle lived with an education touring

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    Robert Boyle

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    Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Robert Boyle was born at Lismore Castle, Munster on 25 January 1627, the fourteenth child and seventh son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork. Robert Boyle was educated mainly by tutors and himself. He had no formal university education but read widely and made contact with many of the most important natural philosophers of his day, both at home and abroad. He had independent means which enabled him to have his own laboratory and to support religious charities. He was active

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    Robert Boyle

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    thing which no one had know yet. Robert Boyle was a very well known scientist, born in January 27, 1627 and died in 1691. He was influenced in science at the age of 14 after travelling and studies in Europe. He returns from Europe in 1644 and he was very interest in science by then. He builds his laboratory in Oxford and London and starts his research. He studies nature chemical and natural color, and he was the first person to publish his work in detail. Boyle studied the behavior of the volume of

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    Robert Boyle

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    Robert Boyle is an Anglo-Irish chemist which means he is trained in the study of chemistry. Chemistry is the study composition of matter and its properties. Boyle is a seventeenth century natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor. Although he worked in other subjects his most important scientific interest was chemistry (“Robert Boyle.” Chemical). He lived from 1627-1691 and was born in Lismore Castle, Munster, Ireland. Robert Boyle may also be known as “Father of Modern Chemistry” (“Robert

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    Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

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    Robert Boyle is the most influential Anglo-Irish scientist in history.  He played a key role in the history of science by establishing the experimental method, on which all modern science is based (Mollan).  Also, with his assistant Robert Hooke, he began pioneering experiments on the properties of gases, including those expressed in Boyle's law.  He demonstrated the physical characteristics of air, showing that is is necessary in combustion, respiration, and sound transmission.  He also wrote The

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    Carnal Knowledge by Boyle In the story “Carnal Knowledge”, by T. Coraghessan Boyle, Jim is the main character who loves to eat meat. He would love nothing more than to enjoy a dinner of “Beef, mutton, pork, venison, dripping burgers, and greasy ribs”. (1107) However, Jim’s cravings for “Kentucky Fried or Chicken McNuggets” were no match for Alena Jorgensen. (1108) Alena is an obsessive animal rights activist whom Jim met while laying on the beach feeling sorry for himself. When a person has

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    Analysis of The Astronomer's Wife by Kay Boyle In the "Astronomer's Wife" by Kay Boyle, something as simple as a conversation with a plumber about a stopped elbow is enough to trigger an awakening in Mrs. Katherine Ames. When Mrs. Ames realized that the plumber was talking about something she understood (the stopped elbow), she realized that her marital problems were not the result of a division betwwen the sexes; instead, she realized that some men, like the plumber, are as practical as

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    History Recycled in the Works of T.C. Boyle

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    History Recycled in the Works of T.C. Boyle "Past and present, sharply separated by the chapter structures, are fused in motifs and unstressed parallels" (DeMott 52).  History's repeating itself is a dominant theme throughout T.C Boyle's novels. If people do not learn from past mistakes, they are likely to fail again. By revisiting history, Boyle teaches the importance of awareness and caution of an ever-changing society. In The Tortilla Curtain a specific migrant problem in the 1930s is modified

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    Greasy Lake by T. Coraghessan Boyle Nature has a powerful way of portraying good vs. bad, which parallels to the same concept intertwined with human nature. In the story “Greasy Lake” by T. Coraghessan Boyle, the author portrays this through the use of a lake by demonstrating its significance and relationship to the characters. At one time, the Greasy Lake was something of beauty and cleanliness, but then came to be the exact opposite. Through his writing, Boyle demonstrates how the setting can

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    Greasy Lake by TC Boyles

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    “Greasy Lake”: Everybody Seems to Swim In It “Greasy Lake” by T.C. Boyles tells a story about a group of young adults looking for their chance to be proclaimed “tough guys”. The young adults get their mom’s car and decide to go out to the place called “Greasy Lake”. The lake that use to be a clean lake, was now a hangout place for young adults. The boys had some liquor, pot, and a mission to complete. They were destined to be them crazy “bad guys”. Needless to say their night ends up being a learning

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