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    speeds and how what they know sometimes doesn’t apply in other places in the universe. It also answers the question in the title of how it is possible for the universe to expand faster than the cosmic speed limit. As with the other articles, description and illustration are the main modes used. He these to explain different things about the universe and also to answer the question in the title. These modes are effective for this article and all the other articles because it allows the author

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    of the end of an illustrious family.  As with many of Poe’s stories, setting and mood contribute greatly to the overall tale.  Poe’s descriptions of the house itself as well as the inhabitants thereof invoke in the reader a feeling of gloom and terror.  This can best be seen first by considering Poe’s description of the house and then comparing it to his description of its inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher. Poe uses several descriptive words in his portrayal of the house.  The reader’s first

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    story of the time you didn’t make the cut for the basketball team. Whatever story you tell, your purpose is to share with others some experience that has taught you something or changed you somehow. Remember that narration is more than just description. Your essay should be descriptive, but it should also emphasize the significance of a particular event, object, or person. There are several components of an effective narrative. The following are some things to keep in mind when writing your

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    The speaker reflects on the teenage girl’s childhood as she recalls the girl played with “dolls that did pee-pee” (2). This childish description allows the speaker to explain the innocence of the little girl. As a result, the reader immediately feels connected to this cute and innocent young girl. However, the speaker’s diction evolves as the girl grew into a teenager as she proclaims: “She

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    objectivity as such, Husserl's Phenomenological Epoche (1) suspends judgement on whether or not such a realm of "things-in-themselves" exists. Thus our experiences of material objects and descriptions thereof can no more be shown to correspond to such an "objective" standard than can our experiences and descriptions of immaterial objects and conscious states. Consequently interpersonal and intercultural communications concerning the supposedly "public" objects etc. of the material world seem no less

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    Some kinds of utterances which have an indicative grammatical form seem, for different reasons, to be unable to say something true of the world. Logical contradictions are only the prime example of something the author baptizes impossible descriptions. So-called performative contradictions (e.g., "I do not exist") make up another kind, but there are at least two more such kinds: negating affirmations and performatives which cannot be explained within the philosophy of language. Only philosophical

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    the Party (government). The best description lies in the Newspeak word doublethink. "Doublethink means the power of holding to contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. The Party intellectual knows in which direction his memories must be altered; he therefore knows that he is playing tricks with reality; but by the exercise of doublethink he also satisfies himself that reality is not violated"(Orwell 190). Many descriptions similar to this are given in the book

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    characters and their descriptions. The main character, Marlow shows much prejudice feelings towards the native black slaves by much of his descriptions and actions towards them. One of the most noticeable prejudice descriptions that Marlow gives to us is in the way in which Marlow describes the Themes River in two different positions. He first describes the river as being a place where many people seek to follow their dreams. In a way, his descriptions are like a great fantasy

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    most part, actually real-life characters. His descriptions of these people and their characteristics are so detailed that after reading only two or three pages about someone, the reader begins to feel as if she knows the person. The vivid descriptions are extremely detailed. "She had both hands on her hips and a sassy half-smile on her face as if she had been waiting for me" (Berendt 96). This is just a small portion of Berendt's opening description of Chablis, the drag queen of the book. Berendt

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    comparisons serve to establish the how the characters are seen and how they act. Carter’s sentences range in length from telegraphic sentences used to describe relatively unimportant or mundane actions, to medium length sentences for actions needing more description, to long, involved sentences that are used to describe characters thoroughly and establish their personalities, physical characteristics, or identities, such as “[e]verywhere she went, rivers parted for her, wars were threatened, suns eclipsed,

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