Cigars Essays

  • Cigars

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    Cigars There are signs everywhere that cigars are becoming popular again. For example, you can't pass a magazine stand without seeing two or three new magazines glorifying the subject, and restaurants all over the country are devoting entire nights to "smoke dinners." So why is the cigarette still considered offensive and is generally scorned by all? This seems strange since cigars and cigarettes have so many things in common: both are made of tobacco, both are rolled into tube-like shapes, and

  • The Tradition of Smoking Cigars

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    In centuries past, cigars were entrenched in affluence, power and luxury. Now that they are available and affordable a cigar culture has emerged of people devoted to loving the leaf. As a beginner, you may wonder about different reasons to enjoy a cigar. Let us show the ways! I. The Tradition of Smoking Cigars One of the oldest traditions associated with smoking cigars happened during the Victorian era when gentlemen retired to the library after dinner, where they smoked cigars and sipped brandy

  • The Cuban Cigar Industry

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    Even for the uneducated cigar smoker, Cuban cigars are known as the upper echelon of style and class. They have a distinct taste and feel and are considered by some as containing the world's best tobacco. Cuba's land is possibly the ideal place to grow the most tempting cigar tobacco in the world. Though other countries are making very similar cigars, Cuba's mystique still has a strong hold over cigar aficionados worldwide. Given the current popularity of cigar smoking in the United States, and

  • 6 Cigar Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction about Cigars

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    What does a cigar smoker have in common with a fisherman? They are both propagators of tall tales! The fish gets bigger and myths about cigars get more embellished with each telling. Let's separate fact from fiction to bust a few longtime myths about cigars! Myth #1: "People who Smoke Cigars are Snobs" "Cigar Consumption Favors the Wealthy" – (2 myths in 1!) If you're a beginning cigar aficionado, chances are you'll hook-up with cigar snobs at the local cigar bar. Be warned, it offends them when

  • Cuban Cigars : Rolling Process and Crop Gathering

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    Cuban Cigars: The Rolling Process and Gathering the Crop In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the island now known as Cuba. Along with the discovery of Cuba, Columbus also discovered tobacco. Since that time, Cuba has developed the reputation as having the finest tobacco and finest cigars in the world. The following article will discuss how the crop is raised and harvested. Furthermore, the art of cigar rolling will be discussed in detail. What makes Cuban tobacco the world's finest tobacco

  • Cigars In The Awakening

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    smoked twenty cigars a day, and said that cigars were symbolic of masculinity. In The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Leonce and other males express their male dominance by smoking cigars. It was not really socially acceptable for women to smoke, but Edna’s husband often exercises this freedom. Even Robert, whom Edna is in love with, cannot resist these cigars. The symbol of cigars works as part of the antagonist in the story because it represents gender inequality. What is a cigar? A cigar is a tobacco

  • Samuel Drachman: Jewish Pioneer

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    Goldberg. His job for them was mainly composed of government contracting, letter writing, making out statements, writing contracts, and stock control. Shortly after, he began establishing his career as a businessman and merchant. Drachman opened a cigar shop in Tucson. He then made a statement proclaiming his accomplishment: “I beg to inform the public of Tucson and vicinity that I have removed to

  • Meaningful Walk With a Friend

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    Personal Narrative- Meaningful Walk With a Friend It was a warm summer evening. The sun had already set and its brilliance still lingered in the sky, it seemed, much longer than usual. It was a wonderful night for a walk with my friend and our dogs. I waited for him at the usual spot, midway between our houses—the corner of Annesely and Bernwood. He was always at least five minutes late, but he always showed up. Brad emerged over the small hill on Bernwood. His back was towards the sunset, so

  • Tobacco Essay

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    Have you ever wondered what was in your cigarette, cigar, cigarillo and chewing tobacco? Do you know how Tobacco affects your body? Do you know about nicotine? Tobacco contains over 200 chemicals, 60 are extremely bad for you. What is Tobacco? Tobacco is a five foot tall plant with leaves that are around 27 inches long. Tobacco is a green leaf that needs to be dried out until its brown. Once the leaf is dried out it is shredded in to small pieces and doused in over 60 chemicals and rolled into a

  • Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp

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    Nick and the men get into the rowboat, the Indians row them to the Indian Camp, with no help from the doctor or Uncle George. This evidence is the first example of cultural domination in the story. Once across the lake, Uncle George gives the Indians cigars. Uncle George's action could be a gift or a congratulatory gesture for the baby about to be b...

  • Symbolism and Devices in Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    four survivors in the dinghy as a microcosm of society, the shark as nature’s random destroyer of life, the sky personified as mysterious and unfathomable and the sea as mundane and easily comprehended by humans.  The more subtle symbols include the cigars as representative of the crew and survivors, the oiler as the required sacrifice to nature’s indifference, and the dying legionnaire as an example of how to face death for the correspondent. The opening paragraph of the story emphasizes the limitations

  • Conspicuous Consumption in Sinclair Lewis' Babbit

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    love and heroism" (22).  One must think that of his family and friends, not of a piece of metal sitting in the garage.  Babbitt continues his conspicuous consumption lifestyle by vowing to quit smoking and then going out and buying "the electric cigar lighter which he had coveted for a week" (51).  Therefore, Babbitt does not necessarily buy the lighter for himself, but to show to everyone around him that he has the money to buy it, and consequently feels superior to them.  The fi... ... middle

  • Mise En Physe In Fritz Lang's M

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    first place, Lang highlights the notion of the silent, scared majority of Berlin who will accept any course of action just to see to it that their children are safe and that their normalcy of life continues on, before M began abducting children. The cigar smoke filling the room is symbolic of the haziness and gray area that such a situation presents. One may stop to ask themselves, “Is this right? Are we doing the right thing by setting the mob loose on M?” or “If I was a criminal, would I want due

  • Speech on Restricting Hollywood's Influence

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    such as Bruce Willis defusing a bomb with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth, or Arnold Schwarzenegger playing the role of a president’s fitness expert, posing on the cover magazines with a big cigar in his mouth. Is that cigarette going to help Bruce Willis in any way defuse the bomb? Is a cigar a symbol of success and fame in our society? Ladies and gentlemen this is obviously sending a contradictory message to the teenagers and kids…. These are their heroes… role models. However this doesn’t

  • Informative Essay: The Hidden Dangers of Marijuana

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    illicit drug in the United States. A dry, shredded green/brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, it usually is smoked as a cigarette (joint, nail), or in a pipe (bong). It also is smoked in blunts, which are cigars that have been emptied of tobacco and refilled with marijuana, often in combination with another drug. Use also might include mixing marijuana in food or brewing it as a tea. As a more concentrated, resinous form it is called hashish and, as a

  • Nicotine

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    In the world today, Nicotine is one of the most frequently used addictive drugs. The impact it has on society is like no other. It is one of more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. This addictive drug is the primary component in tobacco that acts on the brain. Tobacco can be found two ways, it can be dried brown leaves of various sizes or it can be a grown form of tobacco. When extracted from the leaves, nicotine is colorless, but quickly

  • Review of movie Wall Street

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    the start of Wall Street, Bud Fox is young and insecure about the business world. Bud is a broker seeking new clients and offering second-hand advice regarding the buying and selling of stock. Bud makes a visit to Gekko?s office with a box of Cuban cigars on his birthday in hopes of winning him over as a client. He wa...

  • Habits Of Smoking Habit

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    of my dad’s Marlboros and his lighter and attempted to smoke the cigarette. I was unable to do it, so I got rid of the evidence by flushing it down the toilet. I later on started smoking Black & Milds, cigars, in high school. After joining the military, at the age of seventeen, I switched from cigars to cigarettes. I was then smoking Camel Menthols and dipping Snus pouches. A few role models that influenced this behavior were my dad, my dad’s girlfriends, and my grandfather. I would

  • Smoking In Public Places - The Smoking Ban Backlash

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    communities that banned smoking in Massachusetts, prohibiting smoking in all public establishments. There are certain exceptions to the smoking ban such as lodge halls, nursing homes, and businesses that obtain most of their revenue in the sales of cigars and cigarettes. The ban has benefited the non-smoking customers of the Boston area, but many heated debates have ensued over the rights of smokers and of the bar owners of the city. With the looming statewide ban, many smokers feel that they have

  • A Consideration of Public Policy to Reduce Smoking

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    considered to be a necessity rather than a luxury which further emphasises the point that smokers simply cannot live without cigarettes. The inelasticity of cigarettes shows that there are few close substitutes, only rolling tobacco, pipe tobacco and cigars are currently available as alternatives and, like cigarettes, are extremely bad for your health. This means that they too are likely to have their prices increased alongside cigarettes. An increase in the price of cigarettes, however, is definitely