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    pole. In 1909, Scott revealed his plans to travel to the South Pole. His announcement received much fanfare in the press. Unbeknownst to Scott, he had a rival in his race to the South Pole. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen was also secretly planning an expedition to Antarctica. Amundsen was already famous for making the first sea voyage along the Northwest Passage through the Arctic Ocean. The explorer, however, dreamed of becoming the first person to reach the North Pole. But Amundsen's dreams

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    Magnet Therapy

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    A. Introduction and Definition: Magnet therapy is an alternative treatment which has been gaining ground in recent years. Magnet therapy is related to biomagnetism which is a branch of biology that studies the effects of magnetism in living beings as well as magnetism and electromagnetism. Many experiments have been conducted in the world. Over time, practitioners have kept records of what has and has not worked. Precautionary measures are now known to use with magnet therapy. It has been known

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    The Peary Expedition as Allegory in Ragtime

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    The Peary Expedition as Allegory in Ragtime E.L. Doctorow’s novel Ragtime is primarily concerned with the illustration of broken dreams. Drawing on the tradition of the Muckraker novels of such authors as Upton Sinclair, Doctorow shows the shadow side of the Jazz Age. The beginning of the novel deals with Father’s preparation for and participation in William Peary’s expedition to the North Pole. The theme of disillusionment that runs throughout the novel is foreshadowed and represented by the

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    Roald Amundsen was the first man to reach both poles – a very significant achievement considering the technology and knowledge available at the time. There are many aspects that both parties had to consider in preparing for the journey – an analysis of the weather conditions, land, soil type, flora and faunae, and route to be taken, as well as the logistics involved in packing necessary clothing, food, scientific and navigational equipment, and what to pack this on to – since the type of transportation

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    extremely cold climate. Maybe the pre-planning part of the trip is what separates Amundsen and Scott the most. Both explorers have reached the South Pole but only Amundsen has returned, in good health. This can be mostly attributed to careful planning or as some would call, luck. Amundsen once said, “’Victory awaits those who have everything in order. People call this luck…’” (517). It can be judged from this quote that Amundsen is not one to believe in superstition. He believed that luck is a direct result

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    Compare and contrast Lamb to the slaughter by Roald Dahl and The Signalman by Charles Dickens ================================================================== This Essay will analyse and compare two short stories 'Lamb to the slaughter' by Roald Dhal and 'The Signalman' by Charles Dickens. The Essay will concentrate on firstly the beginning of each story, the setting of each story an analysis of the characters and finally will look at how the authors create a sense of suspense and tension

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    Roald Dahl - Final Roald Dahl was one of the most remarkable british author throughout the children's literature, who made dozens of best-selling record back in the 90s. He wrote 19 children's’ books and 9 short story collections during his life-time, and most of them were very well-known stories that had been classified into the classic of the classic; ("Roald Dahl" 2017)some of the stories were being filmed, some had even became musicals. His great work filled around our childhood. In fact,

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    Roald Dahl: Realism and Fantasy

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    The Realism and Fantasy of Roald Dahl’s, Fantastic Mr. Fox “The delightful tale of a fox who lives by poaching food from his three neighbours, Messrs. Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, three farmers – each one meaner than the other” (Telgan, Children’s Literature Review, Vol. 41, pg. 27). Mr. Fox and his family endure the hardships of attempted murder, being hunted, and starvation as the farmers resort to violence to rid themselves of Mr. Fox and preserve their livestock. Out of an undying will to

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    Taste and Other Tales by Roald Dahl This is a collection of short stories by Roald Dahl. I have chosen to tell about my three favourites. The first one is Taste. It is about two men who both claim to be good wine connoisseurs, and they have an old habit of placing bets about who knows which wine is being served. On this occasion, their stakes have gone out of hand and one has bet two houses and the other one has bet his own daughter. What they don’t know is that one of them has already been out

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    Roald Dahl The Man

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    Roald Dahl was one of the greatest story-tellers of all time. He was born in Llanduff, South Wales, of Norwegian parents, in 1916, and educated in English boarding-schools. Then, in search of adventure, the young Dahl took a job with Shell Oil in Africa. When World War II broke out he joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, receiving terrible injuries and almost dying in a plane crash in 1942. It was following this "monumental bash on the head" and a meeting with C. S. Forester (author of the famous

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