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    the most prominent devices in both works--the train. The presentation and use of the train in both texts is different, but in both it is a method of transportation and an evil entity that is an active symbol of change. Juan Dahlmann, the protagonist in Borges' "The South", cuts his forehead on the edge of a recently painted door and is poisoned. He is taken to a sanitarium where he makes a gradual recovery. After his release, Dahlmann takes a train to his ranch in the South for further recuperation

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    Alone and Unhappy

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    sat on the Q train waiting for her stop. The time was finally here. She was just an hour away from happiness. Beverly Rd, Church St, Atlantic Ave she got up and off the train. She followed the rush of people to catch the 2 train into the city. The 2 or 3 train never came regularly so she waited patiently. In the distance she heard a couple of Mexicans playing the accordion and the guitar. She could not make out the song, but they sounded pretty good. Finally the 2 train pulled in and

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    Pacific Canadian Railroad

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    shipping model. Trains were to wait in their yards until there were enough shipments to justify a train journey from one point to another. The result of this method was that very few trains traveled, and that the trains that did travel were never on a regular schedule. This resulted in much inefficiency for the company. Some of the issues were trains were sitting in yards with half full loads for days, yard workers having inconsistent shifts and sometimes sitting around in case a train might leave that

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    Riding The Train

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    Riding the Train (Description Essay ENC1101) Anytime a person experiences something for the first time, that experience can reside in their mind forever. Their first kiss, first love, and first look at the sunrise may permanently float among their cherished memories. My mind contains many of these memories. Although my first train ride occurred over 15 years ago, I still recall every wonderful detail from preparing for the trip to discovering the inside of the train and the beautiful five hour ride

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    but in reality they are not isolated. The internet gives variety. It might not give physical opportunity to visit Japan or Russia, but it gives almost the same emotional and cultural experiences. A person does not have to read a newspaper on the train or go to an art gallery to be cultured and not seem isolated; a person just has to do what feels right at a certain time. The Internet also gives a misconception about communication. Internet is a different world that has the idea of communication

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    Fredrick Douglass

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    He does not jump into the accounts of his life. But he begins very passive and describes the overseers in a detailed manner. He compares one of his slave masters, Mr. Covey, to a horse breaker. A horse breaker trains horses to be obedient and this is exactly what Mr. Covey does, he trains slaves in a similar way. The audience Douglass is trying to appeal to are the other abolitionists who he wants to convince that these masters were wrong for their treatment of other human beings. The other abolitionists

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    Ernest Hemingway

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    this, you must interpret the symbolism Hemingway uses. The story “Hills Like White Elephants'; is about a man and a woman who are at a train station in Madrid, Spain. The woman is pregnant and the man and the woman are discussing whether the woman should have an abortion operation. They have only forty minutes (the time they have to wait for their train to arrive) to make their decision. At the end of the story, the woman is still not certain if she should have the abortion operation. In “Hills

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    Colonel Meinertzhagen

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    that Colonel Meinertzhagen was lying because they are all suggesting different things! Source H is saying that it was believed the "surviving members" of the family were on the train. Now this source may not be true because they are not certain that the surviving members of the family were actually on the train because it was just a belief. If we look at the sources from before you can actually see that source H is not true. If you go back to source C it says that the entire family were taken

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    A seaport is a crossing point between several modes of transportation. It can therefore be referred to as a center of combined modes of transport. It is a point where transportation routes on land and sea meet. A port is also where the exchange of goods and passengers take place between ships and land transportation vehicles. A modern seaport is a supper – harbor. It is a deep water port that assists in handling the largest tankers and transportation methods. These seaports are controlled by harbor

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    the leading technology in rail as well aero industry; it produces highly sophisticated products with good durability. They came up with an innovative technology called as “BOMBARDIER ECO4” in order to save energy and environment as well to upgrade train performance, this technology concentrates mainly on few important factors like energy, efficiency, economy and ecology (Bombardier, 1997-2013). Bombardier transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail

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