• The Philosophical Roots of Science Fiction
    experiments." But meanwhile, when people come to list the earliest known works that could be considered "real" science fiction, they always wind up listing philosophical works, written by philosophers. A Trip to the Moon in the 2nd Century Plenty of works of fabulist writing are referred to as "the...
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  • World
    ... John Muir's Trail In History of the plants, animals, and trees that he loved. He later took trips around the world, including destinations such as Europe and South America. There he explored... Jules Verne Jules Verne Going to moon, a balloon trip around the world...
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  • Addiction to Science Fiction
    hope I reached my goal by writing this essay…… Twilight (summary) Isabella Swan leaves Phoenix, Arizona and moves to a new place in Forks, Washington to live with her dad. She does it so her mother can travel around with her baseball player husband Phil Dwyer. Bella didn’t used to stir much...
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  • dadafdf
    Parks’ purpose in writing her autobiography Rosa Parks: My Story? - To share her experiences and increase readers’ understanding of African Americans War: Wounded and Trapped; Beware of the Dog When the pilot describes a world that turns “from white to black, then back to white again,” he is...
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  • The Real Cerano de Bergerac
    travels to the Moon and the Sun. He often wrote with satirized views, which portrayed the Earth and humanity itself being the center of creation. In his trip to the moon, the narrator takes off in a mechanism connected by firecrackers, and lands on the Tree of Life. There, he meets a character named...
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  • A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
    been done at that time. Today, more than a century later, the situation is not the same any more. Jules Verne wrote his books about imaginary things, that have now turned into reality, like trips to the moon for instance. This, to me, was very fascinating to know at the time I read my book, all...
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  • Rizal
    participating in their games. In spite of this, he kept silent as her sisters laughed. But as they were departing, he told them : “All right laugh at me now! Someday, when I die, people will make monuments and images of me!”. Rizal;s First Drama - After writing the poem To My...
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  • Essay
    couldn’t create any physical danger for him. “Ghosts and goblins and dark nights and snakes under the bed and sounds I didn’t know and bodies I had found and graveyards under covered pale moons and death, death, death ……”(p323) These imaginary things will not make him die at once but in “Up the slide...
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  • Story List and Lesson Plan
    ) Students will be divided into groups and go outside to collect different items for making their imaginary soup (Teacher will supervise outside field trip). Students will then work together to produce their version of “Stone Soup”. Assesses students ability to problem-base learn and work in a...
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  • The Reincarnation of Imagination
    situations. As years go by the ability to imagine fades and is replaced by maturity. Soon afterwards the list of imaginary worlds decreases until the field is narrowed to just one world, the real world, and childhood simplicity is gone. Zengotita and Jenkins are implying in their writings that due...
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  • English Booklet for IGCSE Exams
    ). Similarly, some candidates failed to respond adequately to the writing task as they described imaginary experiences on the boat journey home, rather than focusing on the question’s actual requirement to write about their thoughts and feelings during the cycle ride through the Andes. Candidates...
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  • World Scholars Cup
    we begin. He is the author of a bestselling trilogy of topographical U.S. travel writing. Blue Highways, which spent 42 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in 1982–83, is a chronicle of a three-month-long road trip that Least Heat Moon took throughout the United States in 1978 after losing...
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  • Big Sur
    and have quiet evenings in his home. Monsanto will say: ‘ that’s all there is to it, take it easy, everything’s okay, don’t take things too serious, it’s bad enough as it is without you going the deep end over imaginary conception just like you said yourself- I’ll get my ticket and say goodbye on a...
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  • Writing Exercises
    writing I can do anything," then wrote a page or so explaining what I meant. I finished that thought with "I write because I can be anyone, anywhere," then went on to the next reason that popped into my head ("I write because my head is full of stories"). 5. Keep going as long as you can (or have...
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  • Worn Path
    my feet by the time I get this far” Moving on in the story she really starts to blow me to the moon when she comes to see the scarecrow and she thinks it’s a ghost and she would then speaking out of context again saying “Ghost, she said sharply, who you be the ghost of ? For I have heard of nary...
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  • Study Material for Class – Xii (Compulsory English) | Elti Bikaner, Rajasthan
    mother. (2.2) What kind of late winter's moon look like? (My mother at sixty six) Ans. Late winter's moon amongst clouds looks like dull, cold and ready to set. (2.3) Why has the mother been compared with late winter's moon? (My mother of sixty six) Ans. The face of her mother look likes the late...
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  • The Love of My Life
    . He originally went to major in music as an aspiring saxophone player at SUNY Potsdam ("Auteur”). “That did not work out because I did not have near the talent of my colleagues” he said “I became a singer in a rock band” ("Auteur”). After he lost interest in music he moved on to history. From history...
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  • Project
    meal, my master will draw the likeness of thy face which is more beautiful than the full moon in the harvest season," said Jabedi, his voice dry, a mere croak. "Drink!" she said, pointing to the water pitcher. "Drink some water before you sell your master. And give him some too." Thotmas did not...
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  • William Somerset Maugham
    o William Somerset Maugham Quiz Please submit a quiz here. Recent Forum Posts on William Somerset Maugham The Moon and Sixpence - Finished Finished “The Moon and Sixpence” (TMS) by William Somerset Maugham This was my first foray into the writing of Maugham, a choice driven primarily by...
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  • Role of Soma
    gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…." People are using soma to replace the real experience, using drugs to keep them happy even it is a imaginary happiness. The people in the brave new world are not full human-being, their emotions are not healthy at all even if they...
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