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    Venice: A Lagoon City

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    Venice – a lagoon city. There is hardly any city characterised by such opposing attributes as Venice. Many may consider Venice to be the city of love and a senic gem on the water, novels and films usually paint a different picture. The city frequently appears morbid, mysterious and dark. During winter and autumn fog occupies the whole city. Venice is used by many authors as a backdrop to create an environment of suspense and death. Venice is an allegory of death, decay and rot. The city itself represents

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    Symbols and Symbolism in Death in Venice

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    Subtle Symbolism in Death in Venice The dominant theme in Death in Venice is, obviously, death. This theme is exploited through the use of irony, imagery, and symbolism. The theme is most effectively explored by means of symbolism. Mann's symbolism is not as straight-forward as most authors, however, and the reader is forced to dig deep in order to determine the true meaning of any given passage. This pseudo-hidden symbolism forces the reader to be acutely aware of its presence from page one

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    A Comparison of Three Newspapers' Articles on the Same Topic In my essay, I shall compare the way in which three news publications, The Mirror, an example of the popular press, The Times, an example of the quality press and Newsweek, an American publication reported the same incident. Using these three reports, I shall compare the variations and similarities in the amount of factual information given, the interviews used, the language employed and finally, the layout and presentation of

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    went hiking to Crystal Mountain in Washington. There is a gondola lift that provides access to the resort’s summit. The gondola lift goes from the base area all the way up to the top. At the top, you can see a spectacular view of a mountain called Mount Rainier. You can also hike up and down the mountain, or ride the gondola up and hike down and vice versa. On the way up, my family and I rode the gondola. On the way up from the gondola, you slowly see everything getting smaller as you get higher

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    friends. The wedding took place on a mountain top in Keystone, Colorado. The wedding reception also took place in the lodge on the mountain top. The mountain top was about 20,000 ft about sea level. In order to get there you had to ride two gondolas. Each gondola sat about six people and would carry on up the mountain and down the mountain and down the mountain; much like a ski lift. Each ride lasted about 15 minutes. The wedding was a success, and it was one of the best weddings I’ve ever attended

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    Skiing has been a significant part of my life since I was three. The slopes fill me? with more joy than anywhere else. Throughout my years skiing, my Dad and my older brother Trevor have helped me. Following in their footsteps, I have progressed in both the way I ski and the difficulty of slopes I attempt. When I began skiing, I was scared and needed lessons. I could not complete any slopes except bunnies and greens (the easiest slopes). Through many days spent on the slopes challenging myself

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    I moved to Vancouver at the start of August, and apart from taking a gondola up a mountain, I hadn't really done anything adventurous. This was about to change when I booked a Tinggly zipline tour in Whistler, a popular mountainous area near Vancouver, for my boyfriend and myself. Tinggly is all about giving you a unique experience, and this is exactly what I wanted. We drove from Vancouver to Whistler, a 1,5h drive on the sea to sky route passing gorgeous lakes and beautiful mountain scenery. Unfortunately

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    My family and I reached the top of the mountain and hopped off the gondola and the light blinded me. I nearly fell down the steps to the snow-covered mountain. It took a while for my eyes to adjust, but as soon as they did, I realized why it was so bright. Because of the snow from the previous night and the wind at the top

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    In 1957, as part of Project Manhigh, Kittinger set an interim balloon altitude record of 96,760 feet (29,490 m) in Manhigh I, for which he was awarded his first Distinguished Flying Cross. Project Excelsior[edit] Kittinger next to the Excelsior gondola Main article: Project Excelsior Captain Kittinger was next assigned to the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. For Project Excelsior (meaning "ever upward"), a name given to the project by Colonel Stapp

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    Retail Merchandising

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    Retail Merchandising Retail merchandising is a management system of strategic planning and tactical control, directed toward the financial enhancement of an inventory and the profitable distribution of that inventory to the retail consumer. Merchandising enables retailers to make the best use of space and layout. It creates part of the communication process with consumers and focuses on layout, design, traffic flow and display advantage points. It links in with the overall development of

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