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    Rachel Carson

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    for the future, Rachel wrote many articles and three moving books about the sea, and a final book, Silent Spring, for which she is remembered. She was not by nature a crusader, but when aerial spraying of DDT killed the birds in a friend's bird sanctuary, she began to study the effects of pesticides on the chains of life. Silent Spring provides an authentic and chilling warning that the chemicals we use in pesticides can create greater problems than they intended to solve. Rachel warned that if we

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    Rachel Carson

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    Rachel Carson Hello, my name is Rachel Lousie Carson. I was born on a farm in Springdale, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1907. My mother, Maria McLean Carson was a dedicated teacher and throughout my childhood she encouraged my interests in nature and in writing. She also encouraged me to publish my first story A Battle in the Clouds in the St. Nicholas magazine while I was in fourth grade. After graduating from Parnassus High School, I enrolled into the Pennsylvania College for Women. I majored

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    “Only within the moment of time presented by the present century has one species—man-- acquired significant power to alter the native of his world.” Those were the special words from Rachel Carson. She was a brilliant marine biologist, conservationist, author, and ecologist and published several books throughout her time. Her professional work altered the world for a better understanding to the environmental impact of fertilizers and pesticides. Her thoughts were the start of the Environmental Movement

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    Rachel Carson

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    book Silent Spring, was Rachel Carson. Rachel Carson’s book caused controversy and a scare for the progression of the environmental movement. “(Silent Spring) spells out in memorable detail through out the book the effects of synthetic insecticides and herbicides on water, soil, plants, wildlife, fish and human beings. But in the book’s final chapter she suggests alternative courses of action for mankind —- a way out of this march toward death.” (Holmes, Pg. 123) Rachel Carson had several accomplishments

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    Stephen J. Hawking by Rachel Finck Stephen Hawking was born in January of 1942 in Oxford, England. He grew up near London and was educated at Oxford, from which he received his BA in 1962, and Cambridge, where he received his doctorate in theoretical physics. Stephen Hawking is a brilliant and highly productive researcher, and, since 1979, he has held the Lucasian professorship in mathematics at Cambridge, the very chair once held by Isaac Newton. Although still relatively young, Hawking is already

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    Legacy of Rachel Carson

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    Rachel Carson has forever changed the very dynamic of the United States. Her books brought environmental issue to the forefront of public concern. She advocated fiercely and passionately for a change in the government’s policy with the environment. Her work and tireless effort centered on the growing problem of insecticides and pesticides in the general public, namely DDT. The chemical itself was extremely prevalent in the domestic markets but also a popular insecticide used during WWII. In one of

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    Rachel Carson Sexism

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    attacked for creating a new idea. Rachel Carson is one of these people referred to. Rachel Carson was made fun of and had personal attacks launched on her for sharing something that she believed was hurting the environment. She was labeled a “hysteric women” and not taken seriously. Rachel’s theories proved to be right and Rachel

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    Rachel Carson Biography

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    Rachel Carson was one of the principal forces behind the ignition of the mainstream modern environmental movement that erupted during the 1960s. She embodied her love of nature as an environmentalist not only through her writing but her work as an activist. She was born in 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania. As a young woman she delved into fiction that explored the natural world and in particular her primary interest, the oceans. This had an influence (among others I am sure) on her decision to change

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    Use of Literary Techniques to Characterize Rachel in Cisneros’ Eleven In “Eleven”, written by Sandra Cisneros, Cisneros uses literary techniques such as diction and imagery to characterize Rachel’s character during her transition from age ten to age 11. These literary techniques help to describe how Rachel feels in certain situations while also explaining her qualities and traits. Through the use of these literary techniques Cisneros also collaborated on Rachel’s feelings when she was other ages

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    Characterization of Rachel Through the Use of Literary Techniques in Cisneros’ Eleven Sandra Cisneros writes a memoir through the eyes of an eleven year old. Turning eleven happens to be a tragic day for the main character, Rachel. Through various literary techniques such as hyperbole, simile, and syntax, Rachel is characterized. Rachel is a fresh turning eleven year old who finds herself in an awful situation on her birthday. Forced to wear a raggedy old sweater that doesn’t belong to her, she

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