Corners Essays

  • Opposite Corners

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    Opposite Corners In this piece course work I am going to investigate opposite corners in grids. I will start by investigating a 7x7 grid. Within this grid I will use 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6 and a 7x7 grid. I will do this to find whether I can find a pattern. I will do this by multiplying the two opposite corners together then subtracting them. I will try to find the patterns and do a formula that will work for all grid sizes and shapes. I will experiment shapes and sizes of all different

  • Corner Witch Descriptive Writing

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    The Corner Witch The witch hangs out at the gas station outside of town, dropping thick clouds of smoke from a red-eyed cigarette. She leans against the building, one army boot planted upon asphalt, one angled back upon brick, watching through mirrored aviators and over-bleached bangs as travellers swipe cards, pump gas, and peel out onto the highway. She ignores the town kids slamming down bikes on the sidewalk beside her, eager for evening slushies. They are not here for her, though their eyes

  • Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man

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    Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man I am a sick man.... I am an angry man. I am an unattractive man. [...] I don't understand the least thing about my illness, and I don't know for certain what part of me is affected. I am not having any treatment for it, and never have had, although I have a great respect for medicine and for doctors. [...] No, I refuse treatment out of spite. (Dostoevsky 1864: 17) Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote these words around 1864 to describe

  • Four Corners Virus: A Case Study

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    what type of specific environment is the cause of this virus (Riquelme, R., Rioseco, M. L., Bastidas, L., Trincado, D., Rquelme, M., Loyola, H., & Valdivieso, F. 2015). This outbreak first happened in the Four Corners area in the southwestern United States and was originally named “Four Corners virus” however, local authorities complained about the name and the name “Sin Nombre” was later adopted (Spanish for no name) (Tortora G.J., Berdell F.R., Christine C.L 2013). Early symptoms of

  • Peter Tosh and Nelson Mandela Fighting from Opposite Corners

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    Peter Tosh and Nelson Mandela Fighting from Opposite Corners The Prize: Equal Rights Peter Tosh and Nelson Mandela are two men who dedicated their lives to fight for equal rights. They are united by common goals but walked on different paths in their struggles against the oppressors. The major commonality, which made both men brilliant leaders and revolutionary thinkers, was their passion. The passion they had for their beliefs and turning their visions into reality. Tosh and Mandela’s divergent

  • Number Grid Investigation

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    19 x 25 = 475 Difference between these products is 5. In algebra I am going to use different formula to find out the correct answer. This is the formula that I am going to use: n = Top left corner n + 1 = Top right corner n + 5 = Bottom left corner n + 6 = Bottom right corner (n + 1) (n + 5) - (n) (n + 6) n2 + 5n + n + 5 - n2 - 6n (n2 cancel out with - n2, 5n + n cancel out with - 6n) 5 left over This is the product difference of 2 x 2 in a 5 x 5 grid. 8 x 8 Grid

  • Where I Rest My Head

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    rest my head. I'm not giving in to calling this "home" because home is where the heart is. I live in the "court district" of downtown Los Angeles. With the influx of the Yuppies, however, it is now called the "historic core," We are standing on the corner of Sixth and Broadway. On the south side of the street heading east there are only two office buildings, yet there are many shops. The first is a jewelry shop. Walking past, we find two clothing stores that sell inexpensive women's clothing. There

  • Number Grid Coursework

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    Number Grid Coursework My task is to investigate a 2x2 box on a 100 square I will take a 2x2 square on a 100 square grid and multiply the two corners together. I will then look at the relationship between the two results, by finding the difference. Test 1 ====== 54 55 54 x 65= 3510 64 65 55 x 64= 3520 3520-3510= 10 DIFFERENCE = 10 Test 2 ====== 5 6 5 x 16= 80 15 16 6 x 15= 90 90-80= 10 DIFFERENCE = 10 Test 3 ====== 18 19 18 x 29= 522 28


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    what can be referred to as the law of beauty. If it looks good, it must be good. We need to erase this from our minds when dealing with physical fitness. More often than not, the people who get quick results for beauty are the ones who cut corners. Cutting corners can be very dangerous from a physical standpoint, and is not what the commitment to physical fitness is about. To name a few guilty parties, steroid abusers, anorexics, and bulemics are tops on the list. Although steroids provide big muscles

  • Character, Setting, and Point of View in Bartleby the Scrivener

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    a "pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn!"(Melville)  Bartleby is set up in the corner of the lawyers office separated by a folding screen, right next to a window with a view of the building next door.  The building is only three feet away from the window and the bricks are black with age.  Light only shines from high above the two buildings.  He keeps to himself in the corner.  He doesn't speak to a... ... middle of paper ... ...ery well in this story by the characters

  • Helping the Little Children

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    corrals surrounding it. The barn is just old enough to have collected a nice assortment of ragged bird nests in its rafters, but the wood is not yet discolored. The barn encloses a small rectangular arena, which has one corner rounded off by an old log. In the spare corner is an ancient water faucet and invincible weeds. Extending from the east side of the barn are large corrals... ... middle of paper ... ...e highest mountain when he grows up. Even though he hurts whenever he moves now

  • Free Descriptive Essays: My Room, My Haven

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    purple, and the color of clothes sometimes changes completely. Other lighting effects are also used to help give the room a fun and party like environment. A small light covered in red plastic wrap is placed in a corner of the room. This light is bright enough only to light just that corner, hence it does not impede on the already acquired orange tinge. A light blue lava lamp which is constantly on day and night, is placed near my bed. It is the only light that remains on while I sleep. Because it

  • The Homeless Man

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    Otis sat at his tattered corner booth, the pale pink and teal upholstery ripped and worn by all those who had rested there before him. His charcoal-grey hair was oily and unkept as if he hadn’t known the pleasure of a shower or a comb since his early days in the war. His once green army jacket, faded to a light grey, covered the untucked, torn, and sweat-stained Goodwill T-shirt under it. He wore an old pair of denim blue jeans that were shredded in the knees and rested three inches above his boney

  • Mother To Son

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    On the road of life, many trials arise that one must overcome to make his or her life feel complete. In Langston Hughes’s poem, “Mother to Son,” these trials are a subject of concern for one mother. Hughes’ “ability to project himself” is seen in his use of dialect, metaphors, and tone (Barksdale 3). Although the dialect by itself does not seem to be an important quality, however, “when it is presented with all dramatic skill”, it is important (Barksdale 3). In “Mother to Son”, Hughes uses dialect

  • Descriptive Essay About The Great Gatsby

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    did, in fact, lead to a building, and it was my intent to eventually go inside to experience the fun that the outside boasted of through its blinking signs and grand size. By then, I could count the amount of steps that took me to reach the street corner across from the back

  • The Romantic City of Venice

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    walking to the other side of the area and look back and they are still kissing. There is nothing to interrupt them, not even the slightest care in the world. It is a maze. Around one corner you could run right into the Grand Canal where you can hitch a ride on one of the famous gondolas, or around the next corner you might come to a famous square like the Piazza San Marco where the cobbled ground is covered in pigeons. Think that you know the way? You'd better, because if not, it will be a twisting

  • A Little Piece of Heaven

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    topic: a simple walk in the woods. The writer creates an effective persona though a flashback to "a corner of captured memories." The writer recreates the child's persona, questioning and then understanding the motives of the counselor who is leading the group. Whenever I am troubled or confused, I always plunder through my mind to a corner of captured memories in my childhood. Here in this corner, tucked safely away from all of the mundane facts and figures, is a place I once visited as a small

  • Personal Narrative: A Day After Doodle's Death

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    The day after Doodle died, it was a cold, rainy night. I was curled up in the corner of my room shivering, wishing I could just have one more chance to have my crippled brother back. After a couple hours of sad depression, I slowly stood up and grabbed my old, wrinkled navy blue jacket and walked out of my room. I walked down the creaking stairs and once I reached the bottom of the stairs, I told my mom that I'm going to take a walk to get some fresh air; She took a quick glance at me from the ragged

  • Thornton Wilder's Our Town

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    life really is after watching all the hustle and bustle that takes place even on her 12th birthday. Thornton Wilder has written Our Town to show the downfall of western society, i.e. "organized religion." Religion is highly regarded in Grover's Corners. "…Over there is the Congregational church; across the street is the Presbyterian. Methodist and Unitarian are over there. Baptist is down in the ‘holla by the river. Catholic Church is over there beyond the tracks." Is this far from the reality

  • A Room With A View Windy Corne

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    EXPLORE THE CONTRAST BETWEEN WINDY CORNER AND MRS VYSE’S ‘WELL APPOINTED FLAT.’ HOW DOES OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THESE ENVIRONMENTS PREPARE US FOR THE CONFLICT IN THE NOVEL. The first comparison to be drawn between the two environs is of their names. This is the first piece of information the reader is given, and is therefore of significance, as they have different connotations. “Windy Corner” has links to nature and the weather due to the word ‘windy.’ It implies change and movement-which is definitely