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  • A Pair Of Tickets

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    A Pair of Tickets This story is about a young Lady that lives in California with her mother and Father. She is however Chinese, and refuses to believe she is. This story is both a mystery and a suspense with in a way a tragically happy ending. By the end of this paper I will show how I come to this conclusion. First I will tell the story in my own words in a shorter version. The lady telling this story is in her thirties. Both her parents are from China, her mother

  • Pair and Extra-Pair Copulation of Asian Openbill Storks

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    Pair and extra-pair copulation of Asian openbill storks: Abstract: The copulatory behaviour of Asian openbill stork was observed in the heronry for two years. Atotal of 282 pair copulation attempts (PCAs) and 41 extra-pair copulation attempts (EPCAs) (14.53% of all copulation attempts) were observed among 30 focal pairs. 85% of PCAs and 50% of EPCAs resulted in cloacal contact. Thirteen males (43%) and 21 (70 %) females were involved in EPCAs. There was a correlation between the time that

  • Analysis Of The Kiwi Pair

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    The Kiwi Pair The gold-medal winning Kiwi Pair of Hamish Bond and Eric Murray, is a story known by every new Zealander. Alongside Mahe Drysdale, they make up the icon of men's rowing in New Zealand. For me, rowing has been and still is a big part of my life, The Kiwi Pair is a book of two of the most influential athletes for young rowers. Coaching is the first insight I had from the book. The coaching styles seem to vary just as much as they do for school level rowing. With varying coaches, coxes

  • A Pair Of Silk Stockings

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    Kate Chopin again writes another short story with a way of getting the attention of the reader in a short period of time. “A Pair of Silk Stockings” is based in early to mid 1900's in a average town. Shops, a theater and such lies in the center of town. The author tells of a widowed mother that is not so well off, that discovers a sum of money and is taken away in her own shopping spree and perhaps her own dreams.      Mrs. Sommers is a middle aged timid mother of a handful

  • Names in A Pair of Tickets

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    Names in "A Pair of Tickets" In Amy Tan's "A Pair of Tickets" (the last chapter of The Joy Luck Club), the understanding of the importance of names is the key to truly apprehend a sacred relationship between mother ("Suyuen") and daughters (June or "Jing-Mei", "Chwun Yu" and "Chwun Hwa"). To understand the story as a whole, it is necessary for us to know the meanings of their names. The mother and daughters' names each bears its individual meaning, but all these names are indeed "intertwined"

  • Symbolism In A Pair Of Silk Stocking

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    spend it. In the short story by author Kate Chopin called “A Pair of Silk Stocking,” the main character receives fifteen dollars which she wants to spend on her kids, ends up spending it all on herself. This story takes place in the 1890’s and back then fifteen dollars is equivalent to four hundred dollars now. The main character, Mrs. Sommers. Takes a day out and goes around town spending her money. She goes to the shops and buys a pair of silk stockings, which she had been wanting for awhile. Mrs

  • Pairs in Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

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    Throughout Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë presents and develops several pairs of characters, ideas, and locations that work both together and in contrast to each other, such as the temporal, and perhaps most obvious, juxtaposition of the two properties Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Within these locations emerge three distinct character pairs, tied together by the similar type of relationship upon which each is based: a brother and sister connection, although not necessarily one defined

  • A Pair Of Silk Stockings Analysis

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    A Literature Analysis of “A Pair of Silk Stockings”: Mrs. Somers or Mrs. Chopin? "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin tells the tale of a woman who ventures out to purchase clothing for her children, but impulsively decides to spend the money on herself, showing expensive taste. In reading the story, one must ask if "A Pair of Silk Stockings" was a metaphor for Chopin's own life after her husband’s untimely death. In the beginning of the story, Mrs. Sommers, a poor and rather homely

  • A Pair Of Tickets By Amy Tan

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    “A Pair of Tickets” The struggle of self identity as she realized that all this while, her mother was right. Once you are born Chinese, you cannot help but feel and think Chinese. Amy Tan’s “A Pair of Tickets” presents an incredibly interesting perspective of a woman named Jing mei who is traveling through her native country of china, embarks on this journey of self-discovery to find her true chinese roots. The opening scene of "A Pair of Tickets" is an appropriate setting for Jing mei remark of

  • A Pair of Tickets, by Amy Tan

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    story, “A Pair of Tickets”, is a coming of age story as the protagonist wakes up to her heritage when she travels to her native land, but it is also a story of internal racial tension. Not in the sense of one class looking down on another but of the internal racial tension that rages on inside Jing-mei as the battle between what she is by birth and what she is by nature tears her apart when she suddenly discovers her long lost sisters just a month after her mother dies.      In “A Pair of Tickets”