Farther Along Essays

  • Character Development in Lord of the Flies

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    by Jack. Ralph responds by saying Jack's tantrum is a "dirty trick" and tells them to light the fire. All this infers that Ralph is becoming less gregarious and a bit more serious. He shows maturity when he takes up for the underdog and does not go along with the majority.

  • Summer at the Cabin

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    Summer at the Cabin The cabin was built in the 1950's when my Great Grandpa rode up there, and it looks like not many repairs have been made since that time. The cabin is about 15 feet by 20 feet, and is made out of pine logs. There are places where you can see between the logs because the chinking is falling out. The cabin faces to the east. It has a small porch that was made by leaving the first four logs of the cabin about six feet longer than the rest. There is a small set of corrals in

  • Free Essays - Along Came A Spider

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    James Patterson wrote Along Came A Spider.  The genre is adult fiction.  It is a good novel because it has a great mystery in it.  This novel also has a lesson in it.  The lesson is not to tie your family up with your work.  The setting in this novel takes place in Washington DC from 1932-1934. Gary Soneji, (a.k.a. Gary Murphy) is a serial killer who kidnapped two children, Maggie Rose, the golden-haired daughter of a famous movie actress.  The other child was Shrimpie Goldberg, the son of the Secretary

  • With Love, Revenge

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    five contemporary critical perspectives. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. Webster, J. (1612). Retrieved from http://www.classic-literature.co.uk/british-authors/16th-century/john-webster/the-white-devil/ Whedon, J. (Writer) (2008). Dr. horrible's sing-along blog[DVD].

  • An Analysis of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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    Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog is a “musical tragicomedy” (Wikipedia) directed by Joss Whedon in 2008 during the Writers Guild of America strike. It was originally released as a web series with three 14 minute episodes. The film centers on Dr. Horrible, a super villain with “a PhD in horribleness” (Whedon) who desires to get into the exclusive Evil League of Evil commanded by Bad Horse and alleviate the “misery of the human condition” (Wikipedia). At the same time he is striving to win the affections

  • Collision Of A Ball

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    Before I explain and talk about why a ball goes farther when hit with an aluminum bat, I would like to present and explain some vocabulary concept and words. A collision, transfers momentum or kinetic energy from one object to another object. There are two types of collisions, elastic collision and inelastic collision. An elastic collision is a collision that occurs when two objects bounce apart when they collide; the total kinetic energy in the system is the same before and after the collision

  • Human Nature in Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now

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    In Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" the reader learns more and more about human nature as Marlow, Captain Willard, go farther and farther up the river in search of Kurtz. An evil side lies within every man, but this evil remains repressed by society. When moving up the river and farther away from civilization, the evil side begins to break out. Whenever basically different cultures meet we are led to discover ourselves and can even drive us to perceived

  • Argumentative Essay: The Diary Of Anne Frank

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    wrote in her diary. Soon after her death, her farther (Mr.Frank) soon published her Diary calling it “The Diary of a young girl.” The holocaust was a very tragic event in Jewish history. During this time, Adolf Hitler captured jews and brought them into concentration camps. This is why Anne and her family went into hiding. “You could not do this and you could not do that. They forced farther out of his business. We had to wear yellow stars. Yesterday farther told me we were going into hiding. Where

  • Heart Of Darkness

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    inside view of malevolent violence and corruption of men and empire during the age of imperialism. The phrase “the empire in which the sun never sets” can be directly applied to the Belgian empire during this time period. With colonies in Africa along with the rest of the world, part of the Belgian empire still sees light no matter the time. This is statement ironically reflects the title The Heart of Darkness both symbolically and literally where the progressively further Marlow and his crew get

  • What are the Social, Political, and Economic Impacts of Industrialization?

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    After the Civil War, the United States had a total transformation. The country used to be mainly agricultural, but by the late 1800’s it became the world's leading industrial nation. Railroads and new inventions emerged rapidly along with big businesses. Huge corporations controlled the economy and a large amount of job opportunities emerged. Sadly, workers were mistreated and the workplace was a dangerous place to be, but that did not stop the average people from fighting for their rights. New political

  • Analysis Of Diane By Diane Ackerman

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    The author Diane Ackerman uses her knowledge from being a naturalist and a poet. Diane shows the world we live on in a very poetic and beautiful way. In the beginning of the Essay Diane starts out very broad and zoomed out. Slowly through the essay Diane narrows the view in and shows the specific things. Diane explains how weather on one side of the world completely affects the crop outcome and trade in another part. First Diane shows the beauty in the world. In the first paragraph Diane lists some

  • Compare And Contrast Rip Van Winkkle And Rip Van Winkle

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    me. Nathaniel Hawthorne 's "Young Goodman Brown" and Washington Irving 's "Rip Van Winkle" both convey changes in their views of the people and world around them. Rip Van Winkle was a man who traveled to the mountain to escape his nagging wife. Along his journey he encounters a few travelers and ends up drinking with them. He falls asleep on the mountain and wakes up twenty years later without realizing how much time has passed. When he wakes


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    the editor of the Journal mentioned above, Dr. Earl H. Elam, made a systematic search of records in the Presidio County courthouse and found no trace of anyone with a name resembling Bierce having died there during that period. Importantly, Elam also spent a lengthy period in the military records at the National Archives in Washington, D. C. during 1989. While there he located and recovered reams of documentation concerning military activities on both sides of the Big Bend of the Rio Grande border

  • Ordinary Occurences

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    about a young boy who finds a chest filled with items from his ancestors, such as a wedding dress or several strands of some auburn curls. As the boy grows up, he continues to hate the chest. With time progressing, the brown chest moves away farther and farther. The items remain, forever more. John Updike shows several similarities in his writings while keeping it fresh for readers with making changes. These two stories, A&P and The Brown Chest , Updike makes imagery and produces frequent symbolismto

  • Santiago A Hero

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    catching any fish. Later the young boy’s parents forced him to leave the old man and find a boat with more luck. The old man believed that on the eighty-fifth day his prolonged period of misfortune would end. Santiago decided that he was going to go farther out than any other fishermen. Several hours after he left a massive fish called a marlin takes the old fisherman’s bait. Unfortunately for Santiago, the marlin was so large when he tried to escape, he pulled

  • Trebuchet Research Papers

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    accurate. Later they added a counterweight and this was a big advancement in the technology. It is much easier to pull back a huge rope to work the machine. Then they had more room to make the sling longer so the object being launched could go farther. The sling makes the weapon even more accurate and precise. The hinged counterweight took over the fixed counterweight. One of the last improvements was called the propped counterweight it gave an angle with the weight and the

  • Physics in Everyday Use: Nympsfield Gliding Club

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    strong fuselage and a mostly rigid structure. Basic Physics. Bernoulli’s Principle. The pressure of a fluid always decreases as its rate of flow is increased. (A way to test this is to hold a sheet of paper that is drooping and then blow along the paper, if done correctly the paper should rise) Bernoulli’s Equation. The Bernoulli equation states that, [IMAGE] but only when · point 1 and 2 lie on a streamline, · the fluid has a constant density, · the flow is

  • Comparing the New England and Chesapeake Colonists

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    lived their lives for their god, not like the Chesapeake region, which was in it for the money. The colonists in the Chesapeake region started to make a profit with Tobacco and Indigo. Both products had a market in Europe. Many farmers moved farther and farther out of the colony for more land. This way they could produce more products, which would ultimately lead to overproduction and a decline in the selling price. The geography to the north around Massachusetts was a lot different. The soil was not

  • Dehumanization In Lord Of The Flies

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    In William Golding's Lord of the Flies, Golding shows his readers that humans are evil by nature: and without strong moral conduct, humans will be tempted to let go of their civilized self. The novel tells about a group of English boys who are stranded on an island while war is happening in the outside world. The boys make rules, and are happy with the island, but soon, everything starts to go wrong. The island starts to wear on some of the boys, and the temptations for power rise. Both the coincidental

  • Fly Fishing Essay

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    cast use your rod more than you use your arm. The reason for all this energy and power is to make a more powerful, clean cast that goes farther and doesn’t tangle in the wind. As we all know speed is awesome, and it doesn’t stop with fly fishing. With fly fishing you want speed. Speed will help you gain distance. The faster you make your strokes the farther your line is able to extend and go. You need to start your cast off strong not weak to continue going strong. You need to acceleration