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Power of People
Power of People
Power of People There are times throughout the history of the United States when it's citizens have felt the need to revolt against the government. One way they might revolt against the government is to disregard the law peacefully. There was such a case during the time of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when there was unfair discrimination against the African American community. They used peaceful protests to eventually get legislation passed to stop the injustice brought against them. Another nam
PROPOSITION 218
PROPOSITION 218
PROPOSITION 218 Introduction California voters have spoken again. On November 6, they passed (56%) Proposition 218, marking the continued fiscal conservatism of the state's electorate and their frustration with what has been characterized as the arrogance and inefficiency of government. (SF Chronicle Staff, SF Chronicle: 11/6/96). As Bob Therrien of Ventura stated in his letter to the LA Times Prop 13 and Prop 218 are the direct result of taxpayer abuse by our elected officials. Its time for g
Purple Loosestrife
Purple Loosestrife
Purple Loosestrife The scene is breathtakingly beautiful, a thick brush of purple flowers blankets Canada's wetlands. This blanket silences the expected sounds of the wetland environment, birds chirping, ducks splashing, insects buzzing and animals thriving. This unnatural silence is disturbing, the favourite flowers that used to litter this landscape are no longer visible, the water that used to ripple continuously is perfectly still. The wetland is dead, except for this overpowering, hardy pur
Capital Punishment and The Death Penalty
Capital Punishment and The Death Penalty
Capital Punishment and The Death Penalty Capital punishment and the death penalty are very controversial issues concerning modern times. Many people have different opinions about how a criminal should be disciplined in the court of law, but there is no one right or correct answer. Although, 80% of Americans are for the death penalty. Presently, thirty-eight states have the death penalty, but is the concept of a life for a life the best way to castigate a criminal? Of the thirteen states that d
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that bewilders us all.. There is no known cause. We do know that MS (multiple sclerosis) is a disease where the myelin breaks down and is replaced by scar tissue. The demyelination can slow down or block the flow of signals to and from the central nervous system to the rest of the body, impairing such functions as vision, strength, and coordination.1 While we do know what MS is we still don't know why, where and when people contract the disease
Environmental pollution concerns come to forefront
Environmental pollution concerns come to forefront
Environmental pollution concerns come to forefront Reports that the state finds El Dorado Irrigation District's drinking water system primitive, outdated and an avenue for hazardous pollutants sent El Dorado County residents scrambling for more information Wednesday. The message that pregnant, elderly and sick residents should boil their water or buy it bottled was buried in fine print in the 28,000 notices mailed in September to EID customers. Dozens of residents called EID offices Wednesday a
Ralph Waldo Emerson Properly Acknowledged
Ralph Waldo Emerson Properly Acknowledged
Ralph Waldo Emerson Properly Acknowledged by Ralph Waldo Emerson certainly took his place in the history of American Literature . He lived in a time when romanticism was becoming a way of thinking and beginning to bloom in America, the time period known as The Romantic Age. Romantic thinking stressed on human imagination and emotion rather than on basic facts and reason. Ralph Waldo Emerson not only provided plenty of that, but he also nourished it and inspired many other writers of that time.
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters Monsters, which are seemingly just myth and fantasy, do have some truths to their legend. In fact, some creatures may have actually existed and still do today, even though they should not be percieved as monsters. What if the stories of a giant ape-like creature that have circulated over the globe for centuries were true? There have been numerous sightings and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States t
Hemingways Portrayal of Nicks Consolation
Hemingways Portrayal of Nicks Consolation
Hemingway’s Portrayal of Nick’s Consolation Webster’s Dictionary defines comfort as, to give strength, hope to, or to console (61). People find strength or consolation in different ways. Each person has a unique manner and need for that special thing that comforts them. Baker writes that: Hemingway , on several accounts, writes of a man named Nick Adams. Hemingway uses Nick throughout most of his stories. Primarily, he uses this character in about five stories that have been grouped together
Uses of Clothing in the Novel Their Eyes Were Watching God
Uses of Clothing in the Novel Their Eyes Were Watching God
Uses of Clothing in the Novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston In the novel Their Eyes were watching God Zora Neale Hurston portrays a woman named Janie's search for love and freedom. Janie, throughout the novel, bounces through three different marriages, with a brief stint at being a widow in between. Throughout these episodes, Hurston uses Janie`s clothing as a visual bookmark of where Janie is in her search for true love and how she is being influenced by those around her.
FOR AGES AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE BEE MANIPULATING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
FOR AGES AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE BEE MANIPULATING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
FOR AGES AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE BEE MANIPULATING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, WHICH APPEARS TO BE ACCEPTED BOTH THROUGH LITERATURE AND VERBAL SPEAKING. IN THE 21ST CENTURY THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IS FACED WITH A TASK OF REFORMING A LANGUAGE SUPPOSIDLY CALL BLACK ENGLISH OR EBONY PHONICS, DEPICTING WHAT IS WIDELY KNOWN AS EBONICS. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS HAVE BEEN SPEAKING BROKEN ENGLISH FOR SEVERAL YEARS. THE USE OF EBONICSS HAS BECOME A CONTRAVERSIAL ISSUE IN THE WORLD TODAY. THE
As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages di
As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages di
As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages disintegrate, living together has become the popular alternative to many people in north America. Expersts estimate that roughly 2.2 million people are currently sharing bed and board in a live-in arrangement, this is approximately 1% of the total population.(Family. Comptoms Encyclopedia. 1992 ed.) Living together, more formally known as non marital cohabitation, is an emerging lifestyle. In fact, More than one fourth of
MATT FARLEY A5
MATT FARLEY A5
MATT FARLEY A5 Peacefully Ever After Accomplish: to succeed in completing; fulfill, perform, or carry out (an undertaking, plan, promise, etc.) Throughout Janie's life she accomplished many things, but what I'd like to focus on is what I believe her chief accomplishment was: Peace. Janie achieved peace through a long and trial-filled life which consisted of three husbands who were of varying personalities. In this essay I will discuss Janie's life relating to each of these husbands, and how Jan
Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient Hamlet's sanity has bee
Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient Hamlet's sanity has bee
Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient, Hamlet's sanity has been argued over by countless learned scholars for hundreds of years. As a mere student of advanced-level English Literature, I doubt I can add anything new to the debate in 2000 words, but I can look at the evidence supporting or dispelling each argument and come to my own conclusion. Hamlet is obviously experiencing grief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his father and his uncle's seizure o
Othello Essay
Othello Essay
Othello Essay The movie Othello is full of very believeable and well developed characters. As it is a tradgedy, thought, we have to have a victim or victims, in this case Othello, and the cause of their misery, which is Iago. Iago manipulates Cassio, Roderigo, Emilia, and Othello, useing a variety of methods. Iago’s plots are skillfully crafted with multiple levels of intrigue. Iago also pays attention to the smallest detail, proveing his skill as a villian. Thus, Iago is a masterful villian wh
The Renaissance Man
The Renaissance Man
The Renaissance Man The people with whom we associate in conjunction with our surroundings affect us in many aspects of our life. One prominent individual has had an everlasting affect on my life. He came to me when I was seventeen months old and has been b was seventeen months old. Ever since that day he has been with me, subtly guiding me through all the stages y my side throughout my life. I see his success as a motive to achieve my own ambitions. James Derderian, my father, adopted me, with
The Untold Story of Theseus
The Untold Story of Theseus
The Untold Story of Theseus The road ran along the edge of the cliff above the burning blue sea. Theseus turned a bend in the road and saw a man sitting on a rock. The man held a great battle-ax in his hand; he was so large that the ax seemed like a hatchet. Before the enormous man could say a thing, a thunderous voice shook the cliffs. The projected voice was heard to say, Bumble Bee Tuna, Look to la Luna. Suddenly, Theseus disappeared in a flash of blue light. This is all I can tell you for
Myth or Reality Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters Monsters, which are seemingly just myth and fantasy, do have some truths to their legend. In fact, some creatures may have actually existed and still do today, even though they should not be percieved as monsters. What if the stories of a giant ape-like creature that have circulated over the globe for centuries were true? There have been numerous sightings and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States t
Animal Intelligence
Animal Intelligence
Animal Intelligence? Often those who study animal intelligence are searching for the human reflection in the animal world. They feel that by unraveling the workings of the animal brain, they might find clues to the mysterious minds of humans. And because of their closeness to humankind, they find monkeys and apes especially fascinating. A major component of intelligence lies in flexibility of mind and adaptability to situations. When things change, when they are not the way they were before, th
Heather Arnold
Heather Arnold
Heather Arnold Democracy is a form of government in which citizens agree to work together in ruling a state. Today, the essential features are that citizens bee free… in speech and in assembly. This agreement between the citizens must be accomplished in order to form competing political parties, so all voters are able to choose the candidates in regular elections. The tem democracy comes from the Greek words demos, meaning people, and kratia, meaning rule. The first democratic forms of governme
Literary Criticisms of Emily Dickinson's Poetry
Literary Criticisms of Emily Dickinson's Poetry
Literary Criticisms of Emily Dickinson's Poetry -1- Throughout Emily Dickinson's poetry there are three main themes that she addresses: death, love, and nature; as well as the impact of the word. When discussing these themes she followed her lifestyle and broke away from traditional forms of writing and wrote with an intense energy and complexity never seen before and rarely seen today. She was a rarity not only because of her poetry but because she was one of the first female pioneers into t
Purpose The purpose of this lab is to yield isoamyl acetate a banana f
Purpose The purpose of this lab is to yield isoamyl acetate a banana f
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to yield isoamyl acetate, a banana fragrance, by reacting acetic acid and isoamyl alcohol. By reacting a carboxylic acid with an alcohol we synthesize an ester, in this case isoamyl acetate. Procedure: 1) Obtain 8.5 mL of isoamyl alcohol and 15.0 mL of acetic acid in a 100-mL round-bottomed flask. 2) Add dropwise 5 mL of concentrated sulfuric acid with boiling chips and reflux for one hour. 3) At the end of the reflux cool the round-bottomed flask in a cold w
Philip Emeagwali
Philip Emeagwali
Philip Emeagwali Philip Emeagwali a.k.a., calculus programmed a computer to work faster than any other computer in the world, and helped to solve one of the Nation's most difficult computing problems: understanding how oil flows underground. As a result of this great triumph, Emeagwali, who gained his doctorate at the University of Michigan, and won the prestigious, Gordon Bell prize for solving the greatest differential equation. This is a great honor awarding the greatest feat in math for the
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God Love is a emotion hard to describe in word’s. love can take is shape in many different forms and have different meanings to every person. Love is a emotion felt from the day of birth, a infant to its mother or a child’s first crush in elementary school. The theme of love is addressed in Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God , a story about a girl’s journey to find her ideal love. Janie goes through two bad relationships and third times the charm, an
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston From the moment Whitney Houston first opened her mouth to sing, it was obvious that she was bound for greatness. As the daughter of Cissy Houston, a successful rhythm-and-blues backup singer, and a cousin of the even more renowned singer Dionne Warwick, young Whitney grew up steeped in music. She dutifully sang in the New Hope Baptist Junior Choir, aspiring to nothing higher than being a backup performer like her mother. But by the time she was eleven, it was readily apparent tha
Male figures in Zora Neal Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God and Al
Male figures in Zora Neal Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God and Al
Male figures in Zora Neal Hurston`s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Alice Walker`s The Color Purple American Literature The heroines of the books Alice Walker: The Color Purple and Zora Neal Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God have to go through the trials and tribulations of a woman to the whole male dominated society. They are raped, beaten, abused, neglected, etc... just to be told to shut up and take it. On the very first pages of Their Eyes Were Watching God, the contrast is made betwee
Cereal
Cereal
Cereal Out of all the cereals in the world Honey Nut Cheerios and Lucky Charms are my favorites. There are many things about these cereals that make me want to have them everyday. Every morning I look in my pantry to find a brand new box of Honey Nut Cheerios. I crave them so often, we buy tons! I love cheerios first of all because of there honey nut taste. Cheerios also help reduce cholesterol more than any other cereal, so that’s always a plus. Another thing that makes me want cheerios is when
Herbert The Frog
Herbert The Frog
Herbert The Frog Writing 3/12/04 Children Story Herbert was a small frog that lived in a pond with many other frogs. All kinds of frogs even Kermit the frog was there. Every day he would wake up in the morning and swim to the surface of the water. He would sit there still waiting for the flies to wake up so he could have some breakfast. In the time he would wait he had to do something so he daydreamed about many things. One of his most popular dreams was going to Australia. He heard from his fro
The Life Of a Fly
The Life Of a Fly
The Life Of a Fly It so hard being a fly. It’s just not fair, I only get to live for 21 days at the most. Now that isn’t enough time to live my life and do all of the things I want to do. The world is so big, so hard to survive. I feel like everyone is out there to get me. I just go for a leisurely fly through the forest and a frog could eat me. Or if I feel like going on an adventure, through a giant’s house. What are they called? I think the right name for them is a h-h-human! Shhh, I just sai
Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward
Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward
“Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward” English 1302 December 3, 2003 The bond between a mother and her child is one that cannot be severed. From the moment that the child is conceived, and the mother begins to carry the baby, there is a special bond. During the course of nine months which the mother carries the child in her womb, the child is completely dependent on her. There is nothing that anyone can say or do that can take this away. In Anne Sexton’s, “Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward”, Sext
Poem
Poem
Poem Acceptance When the spent sun throws up its rays on cloud And goes down burning into the gulf below, No voice in nature is heard to cry aloud At what has happened. Birds, at least must know It is the change to darkness in the sky. Murmuring something quiet in her breast, One bird begins to close a faded eye; Or overtaken too far from his nest, Hurrying low above the grove, some waif Swoops just in time to his remembered tree. At most he thinks or twitters softly, 'Safe! Now let the night be
Mexican-American Experience
Mexican-American Experience
Mexican-American Experience Arnoldo De Leon wanted to write a monograph that attempted to further the documentation of the Mexican-American experience in the early years of Texas. After long hours of research and advice from writers before him, he wrote, They Called them Greasers. This monograph tries to uncover the seeds of racism that sprang up before the Texas War for Independence and has lasted since then. De Leon tries to prove that Mexicans were never judged by their own merit, but instead
Personal Narrative
Personal Narrative
Personal Narrative Per. 3 4 World Studies Monday, March 12, 2001 One day, when I was 13 years old, my father told me that I was going to go to ski racing camp at Mt. Hood, Oregon. He said that I was going to have to raise $800 in two months, and he had a store where he is a sales representative that was going to give me a temporary job. My father said that if I didn’t know much about the camp, it would make the experience much more enjoyable. So that was it, all I knew was that the camp was in O
Elements in my poems
Elements in my poems
Elements in my poems An example of personification is in the poem, “Darkness Overwhelms Us All”, when I state, “He will run faster than the speed of light” on page one. Allusion is present in the poem, “The Non Shiny Star” where it says,” The star in the sky is me without my skateboard” on page five. I use alliteration on page twelve in the poem, “Hades” when I write, “His soul cannot see the sun”. An example of onomatopoeia is in the poem, “Summertime”, when I state, “Bee’s buzz and sting peopl
English Essay- exploring the contrasting attitudes to love which may b
English Essay- exploring the contrasting attitudes to love which may b
English Essay- exploring the contrasting attitudes to love, which may be seen in the poetry of different writers, analysing the implicit themes and the poets’ use of language. 18 November 2000 Love can exist in a broad diversity of forms and feelings. The poems “Decorated for a Kiss” by Ian McDonald and “Alone” by Walter de la Mare emphasise this. Whilst the poem “Decorated for a Kiss” is obviously the description of unspoiled love blossoming, in which a man is coming to his woman for love, bear
Health Journal Writing
Health Journal Writing
Health Journal Writing Friday, January Ninth, 2004 Physical Health- This was not my very best physical health week. I didn’t exercise at all (other than when I ran with my twenty pound back pack from Math to Symphonic Band; boy that is hard!!!). But I didn’t eat anything bad either. However, still this was one of my worst weeks. I hope to improve over this journal entry time. To do this, I will try to exercise on the weekends as much as I can, and run around my block if I get all of my school ho
Power of People
Power of People
Power of People There are times throughout the history of the United States when it's citizens have felt the need to revolt against the government. One way they might revolt against the government is to disregard the law peacefully. There was such a case during the time of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when there was unfair discrimination against the African American community. They used peaceful protests to eventually get legislation passed to stop the injustice brought against them. Another name
Sammy A Typical Teenager
Sammy A Typical Teenager
Sammy: A Typical Teenager John Updike’s “A P” gives an intimate view of a fictional teenager named Sammy. As a grocery store cashier, Sammy seems like any other nineteen-year-old: observant, critical, impetuous, and quick thinking. Sammy is an intricate character whose many traits show his different contradictory personality, which, in fact, is a response to his regulated surroundings. His detailed criticism could just be viewed as normal teen sarcasm, but it can also be viewed as sexism. He foc
Surviving Adolescence
Surviving Adolescence
Surviving Adolescence GENG 248 5 May 2003 Adolescence is a sort of a never-never land between childhood and adulthood. It can be wonderful and diverse and full of expectation. But it can also be filled with uncertainty and constant change. Everything a child learned to trust is suddenly challenged. One day you are a cute kid that everybody seemed to adore, and the next day your skin and body are changing and the calmness you felt is gone. Females begin to outgrow males, risks are taken to get at
TATTOO AFTER CARE
TATTOO AFTER CARE
TATTOO AFTER CARE Tattooing, a technique of marking the skin with colours, has been practiced since antiquity. Now this ancient art is enjoying a renaissance. Movie, television and sports stars have begun sporting Tattoos, and others are following their lead. We want your new Tattoo to turn out perfect for you to enjoy for years to come. So please follow our recommendations for the proper care of your new Tattoo. The Tattoo machine, in a simplified explanation, operates like a mini-sewing machin
Road of Optimism
Road of Optimism
Road of Optimism English Essay In Jack Kerouac’s novel, On the Road, the protagonist, Sal Paradise, offers us a very optimistic view of life. He enjoys the spontaneity of life, and his adventures. He has a very high expectation for the future. For both Sal and Dean, this novel is their youthful exuberance and optimism for new experiences. The energetic beat of the jazz music called bop, their dream to find “IT” and their idealistic approach to life are just some of the evidence of optimism prese
Insects
Insects
Insects There are more than 750,000 different insects, making up almost three-quarters of the animal species. Insects are considered the most successful group in the whole animal kingdom.[1] Most of their success is based on the characteristic structure that they share with all other arthropods. There are three characteristics that include: exoskeletons, segmented bodies, and jointed appendages. Another reason why insects are so successful is because most insects are small and therefore have ada
BLACK VS BLACK
BLACK VS BLACK
BLACK VS. BLACK Psychology of Racism Racism If you're White you're alright, if you're brown, stick around, if you're Black, stay back. You may not have ever heard that old saying, but many believe the feeling behind it is still as popular as the rhyme was generations ago; positive character traits are associated with light skin, while negative attributes and problems are connected to darker skin color. Many people believe that African Americans receive a great amount of discrimination from Cauca
Death Peanlty
Death Peanlty
Death Peanlty The subject of capital punishment is a sensitive matter. Many people think that the death penalty offers justice to the families of victims, deters others from commiting crimes, and that no alternative to the death penalty exists. Some find validity in it simply by thinking it is cheaper. These are not fact, but indeed are very much myths. Does the death penalty really offer justice? Families of murder victims undergo severe trauma and loss which no one should minimize. But executi
The Matrix
The Matrix
The Matrix In the movie The Matrix we may see many similarities between the society that is the Matrix and that of our own society. Though this movie is an extreme exaggeration of our situation it nonetheless lets us see how we endure these same problems of being “plugged in” every day and how we are fighting those who seem to have control over our lives. However, the question still remains, are we getting anywhere? And if so, is it safe for all of us to unplug at once? Could we handle it? In Th
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using
Discuss the issues of publishing pictures that have been altered using a computer. Picture and subject manipulations have been a part of photography since it was first invented. But because of computer technology, digital manipulations are relatively easy to accomplish, hard to detect and perhaps more alarming, alter the original image so that checking the authenticity of the picture is impossible. Some critics have predicted that in a few years, images -- whether still or moving -- will not be
Biology Instinct
Biology Instinct
Biology Instinct Insects are neumerout invertebrate animals that belong in the Phylum Arthropoda and Class Insecta. The class Insecta is divided into 2 subclasses: Apterygota, or wingless insects, and Pterygota, or winged insects. Subclass Pterygota is futher divided on basis of metamorphosis. Insects that have undergone incomplete metamorphosis are the Exopterygota. Insects that undergo complete metamorphosis are the Endopterygota. Insects have an outer bilateral exoskeleton to which the muscle
TABLE of CONTENTS
TABLE of CONTENTS
TABLE of CONTENTS Start. Cover Page Contents. Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Search III. Search IV. Search V. Conclusion VI. Conclusion VII. Works Sighted Page INTRODUCTION As I was sitting home one day, I saw a show on high tech submersive marine vessels and wondered what was behind all of the specs that went into a submarine vessel(subs). As I watched, I got more and more interested in subs because there was a lot more to them than I thought. Since then it occurred to me that we haven’t
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION This paper deals with the importance, use by humans and culture of honey bees. Honey Bees are the highest form of insect life(1) and live in a well organized colony that does not need to hibernate(8). They produce honey and store it in wax comb and use the same hive from one year to the next. One hive contains 35,000 to 50,000 bees. TAXONOMY Honey bees belong to class Insectae, order Hymenoptera , family Apidae, genus Apis, species Apis mellifera (honey carrying bee)(8). STRUCTURE A
Separating the Sexes
Separating the Sexes
“Separating the Sexes” Sacramento Bee, 9/7/97 For a long time public schools have been synonymous for having diversity. I have always thought that most public schools provide their students with real life situations concerning their peers. Not only are public-schooled students among kids of different ethnicities and different social statuses, they are also around members of the opposite sex. Except, if a certain law is passed that allows public schools to become single-gender, these students mig