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  • Black Widow Spiders

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    Adult black widow spiders have a shiny, black, rounded, circular abdomen and are about 1/3 inch long (about 1-1/2 inches when their legs are spread). Adult spiders have two reddish or yellowish triangles on their bottom which looks like an hourglass marking, and their body color is dark colored usually black or sometimes dark brown. They are usually recognized because of their red or red-orange hourglass design on the bottom of their abdomen. This pattern is changeable and may look like two

  • The Black Widow Spider

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    Black Widow Spider Classification The spider is a wide known organism with a wide influence on life. The black widow spider is just one of over 30,000 types of spiders. Black Widow is a common name for the spider which is classified scientifically as K: Animalia, P: Arthropoda, C: Arachnida, O: Araneae, F: Theridiidae, G:Latrodectus, S: mactans. The species name mactans specifies the southern black widow spider. There are 31 different species from the genus Latrodectus. This genus is commonly

  • Use of Satire and Irony in The Widow of Ephesus and the poem True Love

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    Use of Satire and Irony in The Widow of Ephesus by Gaius Petronius and the poem “True Love” by Judith Viorst In the story The Widow of Ephesus by Gaius Petronius and the poem “True Love” by Judith Viorst, the authors portray love through the use of satire and irony. They do this though a series of ironic twists, humorous accounts, and life experiences. A satire is a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn. In The Widow of Ephesus, the narrator recalls a tale

  • The Widow at Windsor, by Rudyard Kipling

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    In the poem “The Widow at Windsor” Rudyard Kipling uses the voice of one of the men to explain what it means to be one of Queen Victoria’s soldiers. The soldier explains how powerful the Queen is and how she uses her power over others to gain what she wants. He also talks about the soldiers that do her bidding. Any idealistic notions the soldiers may have had at the thought of being soldiers is countered by the reality of their day-to-day lives. Kipling’s own life experiences lends credence to the

  • Essay On Black Widow Spider

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    Black Widow Classification The spider is a wide known organism with a wide influence on life. The Black Widow spider is just one of tens of thousands types of spiders. Southern Black Widow is a common name for the spider which is classified scientifically as K: Animalia, P: Arthropoda, C: Arachnida, O: Araneae, F: Theridiidae, G:Latrodectus, S: mactans. There are 31 differnet species from the genus Latrodectus. This genus is commonly referred to as widow spiders. Other members of this genus

  • The Black Widow

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    Beauty is in eye of the beholder: Marvel Comic’s “The Black Widow”, Super-empowered woman or Super-exploited sex object in the movies and comic books. The Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) is a superhero character who first appeared Marvel Comics Tales of Suspens No. 52 (April 1964). She was created by editor and plotter Stan Lee who is responsible for a great number of the heroes we recognize from the Marvel Universe. She was introduced as a Russian spy who sometime later defects to the United

  • The Widow Merrick

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    The novel The Tory Widow is a historical fiction set in colonial New York between the years 1766 and 1777. The main plot points of the story revolve around the events that historically took place after Lexington and concord when Brittan attempted (and succeeded) to take New York Island. If one had to make an argument for a main protagonist in this novel, it would be Anne Merrick. We first meet Anne when she is about to get married. This wedding is absolutely not of her choice. Her father has

  • Chondrichthyes vs Arthropod

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    black widow is most easily recognized by the hourglass marking on the underside of its abdomen. When bitten, a neurotoxin is released that can cause dull pain and cramping in muscles, that can be accompanied by sweating and vomiting. Less than 1% of black widow bites result in death. Black widow spiders are usually not aggressive. If disturbed, they will retreat to a corner of their web. These spiders are more aggressive if they are protecting an egg sac. The natural habitat of a black widow is outdoors

  • Spiders

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    Spiders My essay is on spiders. I have chosen a few spiders to report about. I also have some basic info about spiders in general. Spiders comprise a large, widespread group of carnivorous arthropods. They have eight legs, can produce silk, and usually have poison glands associated with fangs. More than 30,000 species of spiders are found on every continent except Antarctica in almost every kind of terrestrial habitat and a few aquatic ones as well. Spiders range in body size from about 0.5 mm

  • A Vendetta

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    the story, they are, Widow Saverini, Frisky the dog, and Nicolas Ravolati. The story is about, an assassin Nicolas Ravolati kills Widow Saverini's son Antoine during a quarrel and over the dead body of her son Widow Saverini swears vengance. She is unable to sleep until she has an idea. She trains her dog Frisky to attack a dummy, by starving her of food and hiding sausage inside the dummy's torso. The widow takes the dog to Nicolas' Sardinian hideout and at the widows' word the dog kills

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