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    Avalon: Isle of Mystery

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    Avalon: Isle of Mystery The island of Avalon has been shrouded in mystery throughout the history of the Arthurian legend. Named Ynyswytryn, meaning "the glassy isle", it was famous as the Celtic paradise "The Happy Island of the Blest" (Webb 11). In the earliest religion it was believed that the souls of the dead were borne westward to "…an Island in the Western Sea, to the abode of Glast and Avallac….Thus in later times was Arthur to be borne to the 'Island Valley of Avillion' " (Webb 11).

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    The Isle of Purbeck HYPOTHESIS: =========== Tourism does more harm than good in The Isle of Purbeck Of Purbeck. Tourism should not be promoted or encouraged. WHERE IS IT? ============ Swanage is in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. The Isle of Purbeck is known to many different kinds of facilities to suit everyone's needs, one of the most populist features that The Isle of Purbeck has to offer is the award winning beaches. Because of the various types of attractions The Isle of Purbeck

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    Conflict in the Emerald Isle

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    Conflict in the Emerald Isle The island of Ireland is known for many things: St. Patrick’s Day, its green landscape, music, beer, and discord. The heart of this conflict began centuries ago, when Britain came over and forced Protestantism on the Irish Catholic inhabitants. There has always been hatred between the Irish Protestants and Catholics. The island is broken up into to distinct regions. The Republic of Ireland consists of 26 counties, which make up the southern region. This area

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    A Comparison of Kate Chopin's The Awakening and Grand Isle Grand Isle is the movie adaptation of Kate Chopin's 1889 novel, The Awakening. Turner Network Television (TNT) made the movie in 1991, and it stars Kelly McGillis as Edna Pontellier and Adrian Pasdar as Robert Lebrun. To say that this movie is based, even loosely, on The Awakening is an insult to Kate Chopin's colorful literary work. A reviewer from People Weekly calls it a "tedious melodrama" and sees it as Kelly McGillis's "vanity

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    Help of The Isle of Man and England to an Athletic Performer The Isle of Man is closely linked with England in development and competitions of sport. To get to the top of a sport is never easy so I am going to explain how the Isle of Man and England help a performer in athletics to get from grass roots to elite. For a performer to get to the top they will need help from the governing body of their sport. The main governing bodies and agencies are responsible for helping athletics to develop

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    Traditional Activity of Mountain Walking in British Isles Ensure that full consideration is given to the legal requirements that may be required, and what guidelines the National Governing Bodies provide. Ensure that a consideration of risk assessment is included. The scope of this assignment title is broad. In order to narrow the area somewhat, this essay will focus mostly on the traditional activity of mountain walking in the British Isles, during summer conditions. However, most, if not

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    Poetry Comparison of The Isles of Scilly and At the British War Cemetery, Bayeux The two poems express grieving for the dead, and both use similar language in some respects in their use of metaphors and language and are very emotional in their content in order to convey the feeling of grief for the large numbers of dead appropriately. Curiously, for two such emotional poems, they both bear very nonchalant and almost clinical titles, both simply naming the place that the poem is about which

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    Spooky Isles

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    No one ever admits, even to themselves that they are not happy. I am not happy. Are you happy? Look around. The zombie world hasn't changed much. We walk, mostly in groups, we groan, we eat, we don't sleep and we don't think. Wait! I retract my last statement. I think though, I am able to think. Maybe I am just weird. What else there is to do with time when you've eternity to punish you? Just stop daydreaming. I will tell you what happened. 'You on the back.' The teacher said. 'John.' 'Yes?' 'Can

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    Essay on The Awakening and A Doll's House

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    Edna Pontellier's life during which she is struggling between society's expectations of a woman's behavior and her own passions and desires. The story takes place on Grand Isle, an island near New Orleans, as well as in the city of New Orleans. One summer Edna, her husband, Leonce, and their two children vacation on Grand Isle. During the vacation, Edna meets many people, one of whom is Adele Ratignolle, a woman who becomes her confidante. Adele embodies all the characteristics of nineteenth century

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    stories and ideas. Omeros, although it is inundated with references to the works of Homer, is primarily the story of the island of St. Lucia. This island is the home of Derek Walcott, and so there is a natural connection between the author and this isle. Numerous episodes in the pages reflect different parts of the history of this island. Omeros is still most definitely a work of the classical tradition, but it is Walcott’s reflection on the island of St. Lucia which occupies the majority of

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