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    rose is a rose

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    As Gertrude Stein once said, “A rose, is a rose, is a rose.” But what’s in a rose? From red to yellow, hybrid tea to climbing, this paper will examine, in depth, the psychology behind this feminine flower. A flower, in scientific terms, is the reproductive system of a flowering, or blossoming, plant. The biological function of a flower is to effect reproduction, usually by providing a mechanism for the union of sperm with eggs. What is seen as so beautiful is actually quite gross and intrusive of

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    Rose

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    Rose I am accustomed, now, to being in a room with seven men who are drawing my pubic hair. I have been on the other side of the drawing board, and I know that bodies are reduced to shape, distance, and shadow: hold up the pencil. This is how far the nipple is from the armpit. Squint. It is not even a nipple anymore, not to them, though my nipple has not changed any since I took off my clothing. The first time I posed naked in the basement of the man whose ad I answered there were only two

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    Emily's Rose

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    Emily's Rose Emily lives in the small town of Jefferson. Jefferson is a town where her family has lived for generations, and where her family is known to have “held themselves a little to high for what they were;” so they were treated as such. Emily is kept home by her father and almost hidden from the entire town; the gentlemen callers who dared come calling for Miss Emily’s hand were only “vanquished” by her father. They were not of “social standing” to be permitted her time and company.

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    Rose Monologue

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    Ever since I was a boy I--I saw things, things that people did not really understand. They did not understand the bond I had with Rose. He was my friend- my only friend- up until my parents gave me away. That is when Rose started speaking to me through a Rose. I knew it was him because when I did something wrong it would start to die. The rose would glare at me, and give me a bad feeling, which is what would make me do things, things that hurt other people. It calls to me in the middle of the night

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    Beauty and The Rose

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    easily be compared with the imagery of the rose in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. The rose displays beauty and deep symbolism in the way it parallels the image of the jailhouse in a contrasting and picturesque manor, and the way it relates to pearl and her development. As the story commences, we are presented with the contrasting image of the rose in front of the jailhouse. But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-bush, covered, in this month of June, with

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    Rose Thorns

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    Flowers are beautiful and harmless but roses are protected; however, roses did not always have thorns. A long time ago, in between the flat top mountains was a village called Starryhaven. Surrounded by luxurious emerald of trees and known for their sapphire waters, Starryhaven was the wealthiest place known to mankind. Throughout the Starryhaven there was one girl who could make anyone smile. She was the Rose Maiden. She was a pure as jasmines and as innocent as lilacs. Her golden locks would shine

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    The Forsaken Rose

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    The Forsaken Rose I stared out the window. Stars filled the midnight sky, stretching as far as my eyes could see.  The moon exposed itself, rising above the trees. Cascading its light, piercing through the naked tree branches and the darkness.  I smiled faintly before closing the curtains.  I walked over to my bed, pulling the sheets out I climbed in and the warmth enveloped around me. I curled into a ball, pulling the blanket up to my chin. My eyes suddenly became heavy, pushing me further into

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    roses

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    common ways that characters become memorable is the way that they change throughout the story. William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”, Anton Chekhov’s “The Lady with the Pet Dog”, and Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People” all have main characters that are memorable because of the changes that take place physically and mentally in their respective stories. In the story, “A Rose for Emily”, William Faulkner creates a mysterious yet respectable character. The changes that Miss Emily experiences in

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    Roses in the Desert

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    Roses in the Desert Hearts starve as well as bodies, give us bread, but give us roses! - James Oppenheim, line of “Bread and Roses,” poem written in 1911, quoting the protest slogans of female industrial workers What brings the human heart to starve? Such a critical question acutely fits into the rhyme and reason of character and theme in Stargirl and Holes. Discerning the meaning of a hungry human heart, against a back drop of parched desert environments, protagonists Leo, Stargirl and Stanley

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    While one of the most traditional interpretations of “A Rose for Emily” is the variety of meanings for the “rose” presented in the title and how the “rose” fits in with the story. Laura Getty states in her article many varied perspectives that many could ponder when identifying what the “rose” stands for. She states many possible theories that depict what the “rose” means, including theories of other writers that help support her own theory and also that adds another way that most might not consider

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    While reading “A Rose For Emily” you may notice that there are many symbols in the story that have numerous connotations. I could go on with a list of them, but I decided to use just three. The word “rose” and last but not least the pocket watch. After reading the story and piecing things together, you can conclude that these symbols tie with each other and are significant to finding the context of the story. They tell the story before you even finish reading it. The colors and details of the symbols

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    The woman’s rose – Olive schreiner. The narrator of the woman’s rose starts by describing the content of a wooden box which has been kept with special care over the years. This box is special because it contains a rose which is unique. Among the rose once belonged some other flowers but none are as important as the rose which resisted the test of time. The narrator moves on by describing the story behind her rose. When she was still fifteen, she visited a village where single men constituted the

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    The House of York, whose badge was a white rose, and the House of Lancaster who would later be linked to a red rose. The families were closely related and both had a claim to the throne though Henry IV. This war would last for 30 years and later be named the War of the Roses due to the families association with the roses. There was three phases of the war that almost led to the extinction of English nobility. The first battle of the War of the Roses took place at St. Alban’s on May 22nd 1455

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    Wars Of The Roses

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    1400’s the House of York fought the House of Lancaster for the English crown. Because Lancaster’s heraldic badge was a red rose and the Yorks was a white rose, the long conflict became known as Wars of the Roses. The real lives of the main participants of the Wars of the Roses will be displayed in this paper. In Shakespeare’s Richard III the participants in the Wars of the Roses were not suitably displayed. The participants in Shakespeare’s Richard III were Henry Tudor, Clarence, Edward V, Richard

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    Wars of the Roses was not just one war, it was a series of ongoing wars between two parties, The Lancaster Party and the York Party. They were fighting over the English throne. The Lancaster party had a red rose, York had a white rose, and the Tudor rose was both red and white. This is why the series of wars that were named the War of the Roses. They did not name the wars until several years later. Some might say that the marriage of Margaret and Henry Tudor had been why the War of the Roses ended, but

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    Strength of Character in No Rainbows, No Roses Every man is born with either a silver spoon in his mouth or a shovel in his hand.  If the former is the case, that individual can look forward to a life of relative ease and privilege.  If it is the latter, however, the person had best prepare himself to dig through the pile of misfortune life is going to heap upon him.  This is the balance of life--that for every man born under a shining sun, there is at least one born under ominous gray thunderclouds

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    Pete Rose

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    Peter Edward Rose was born in Cincinnati in 1941. He said that when he was growing up he rooted for the Cincinnati Reds just like every other kid in the area. In the summertime of most of his childhood years he played baseball constantly. He also played in high school, however he thinks that he was a better football player than a baseball player in school. He said that he liked to play football more because many people would attend the games, and not many showed up for baseball. "You could throw

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    Rose And Graff

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    Two professors of different backgrounds, Mike Rose of California, and Gerald Graff, of Illinois, discuss the problems college students face today in America. Though similar in slight variations, both professors view the problem in different regards and prepare solutions that solve what they feel to be the heart of this academic problem. Mike Rose, author of The Politics of Remediation, explains that “linguistic exclusion'; is the barrier that prevents many new college students from excelling

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    Pete Rose

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    it’s Hall of Fame. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York contains no mention of the game’s career hit leader because Pete Rose, he of a record 4256 career hits, had been permanently suspended from the game of baseball since 1989. (Rychlak, 1998) On August 24, 1989, Bart Giamatti, the commissioner of the MLB (Major League Baseball) suspended Pete Rose indefinitely for betting on the game of baseball. (Higgins, 1990) Of the reasons for his indefinite suspension, perhaps the most disturbing

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    The War of the Roses

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    The War of the Roses were a series of dynastic wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal house of plantagenet,the house of Lancaster and york. This wars were fought in several sprordartic espisodes beteen 1455 and 1487. In my opinion this war was not necessary for the history of Europe because they could only had had talked and solve it in a simple way. The War of the Roses is called The War of the Roses because the two houses are represented by two roses, the House of Lancaster

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