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  • The Nymph Rejects the Shepherd

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    The Nymph Rejects the Shepherd "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" is Sir Walter Raleigh's poem of compassionate rejection in response to Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love." The reasons the nymph gives for her rejection are just excuses; her real reason for turning the shepherd down is her lack of love for him. The nymph responds to the shepherd's proposal to "come live with me and be my love" (1) by saying all of the things he wants to give her will fade, whither

  • Antipredator Defense as a Limited Resource : Unequal Predation Risk and Broods of an Insect With Maternal Care

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    INSECTS WITH PARENTAL INSTINCTS More than two centuries ago, a Swedish scientist named Modeer described what appeared to be maternal behavior in the acanthosomatid shield bug Elasmucha grisea. He noted that the female did not fly away when an intruding object threatened her compact egg mass; instead, she remained steadfast and tilted her body towards the object (Tallamy). Unfortunately, this evidence, no matter how well documented, was not enough to convince countless people of the possibility

  • Scabies

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    Scabies While sitting around your house, watching television, you notice that you have been scratching your arm and in between your fingers for a little while. After taking a closer look you notice something that you assume is a rash and just ignore it. The next day however you notice that the rash has spread and that you think you see burrows in your skin. Then it hits you, the weekend that you spent away on vacation in that not so expensive hotel to save a couple of dollars has now cost you more

  • Comus and Lycidas

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    be granted eternal life with God. Another similarity found in the poems is that both Sabrina and Lycidas become water nymphs who protect the innocent when they die. "For maid'nhood she loves, and will be swift/To aid a virgin, such as her self" (855-56). Sabrina doesn't want other maidens to fall victim to the horrors the river can hold. In Lycidas, he becomes a sea nymph to protect those sailors that cross the Irish Sea. "Henceforth thou art the Genius of the shoar/...and shalt be good/To

  • The Dead Kitty in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite)

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    set up allusion and other literary devices. Word choice also helps bring out the theme of relating women to cats with such phrases as "The hapless nymph with wonder saw:"(Gray 19) Nymphs are demigods, that are associated with nature and beauty. There is a second reference to nymphs, "No Dolphin came, no Nereid stirr'd:.."(Gray 34) Nereid is a sea nymph. One of the best parts in the poem is when Gray is describing the cat. "Her conscious tail her joy declar'd; The fair round face, the snowy beard,

  • Character Analysis Of Joyce Carol Oates's Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

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    In the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, a Greek meaning of the character Connie has been presented in two ways, by her being a nymph and her breathing. Some researchers believe Connie to be a nymph from Greek mythology because the definition of a nymph follows suit with the character Connie. “In Greek mythology, nymphs were inferior divinities frequently

  • Contract Law

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    Contract Law Gertie places a notice in the trade journal ‘Mung Monthly' saying that she would pay £2000 against a ‘wood nymph' Mung vase with its authenticity certificate. The question is to know whether Gertie's proposal is an offer and could lead to a contract . The notice in the trade journal stays a proposal to the public. This proposal could amount to an offer if it is intended to result in a contract, if the other party accepts it, and if it contains sufficiently definite terms to form

  • The Destructive Power of Love in Hesiod's Theogony

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    destructive result of love is its role in the creation of both harmful powers and vicious creatures.Ê Echidna, daughter of Keto and Phorkys and great-granddaughter of Night, is one such monster.Ê Hesiod describes her as ?half fair-cheeked and bright-eyed nymph / and half huge and monstrous snake? (298-299).Ê Despite her dark nature, she is not immune to Eros? lure.Ê She ?[lies] in love / with Typhaon, that lawless and dreadful ravisher? (306-307) and ?[bears] a harsh-tempered brood? (308).Ê Evil begets evil

  • Analysis of In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins

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    loop, while accenting on every third beat {eg.1-2-1-2-1-2-1-22-1-2 | 11-2-1-2-1-2-1-22-1-2}. In the middle of the first loop the electric guitar roars a triple stopping that drags on for fifteen seconds, and is quickly followed by the sound of a nymph sounding guitar riff in the background accompanied by the prophet. The prophet presents the main melody of the song. A series of warm instruments accompany the drum pattern followed by the sound of Phil Collins's tenor voice reverbed a tad to add

  • The Weaving Contest

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    it all started when I was weaving in a forest in Rome. I was a young charming lady with glossy black hair, red shining eyes, and lushes pink lips, and my skin was as gleaming as a diamond. I just about finish my greatest tapestry when a young wood nymph came to me and said Minerva must have given you the gifts of making fine artworks. When I heard said that I asked her name she said the she was juniper. Juniper I said I did not learn from Minerva nor did not train me with these gifts, l had learned