• film
    story is about a boy born with an extraordinary congenital illness/birth defect (if I may call it that). The boy is born old and has the appearance and physical of an 80-year-old man. His name was Benjamin Buttons. Benjamin was bor the day the war ended. The curious case of Benjamin buttons is a movie...
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  • History
    PHILIPPINE GEOGRAPHY A. Origin of the Philippines 1. Legends * The story of the bird, the sky, and the sea 2. Theories i. Part of a lost continent * It was believed that the Philippines was a remnant of a vast continent in the pacific which...
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  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
    “Musee des Beaux Arts” by W.H. Auden About suffering they were never wrong, The Old Masters; how well, they understood Its human position; how it takes place While someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along; How, when the aged are reverently, passionately waiting...
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  • Old Man and Sea Essay
    challenges day after day, week after week. Everyone must try hard at something to be truly happy in their life. In Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea, he used the marlin and the sharks as symbols, and gave Santiago certain character attributes to depict the perserverance, courage, and smarts...
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  • Justice: Aeneid vs Old Testament vs New Testament
    The Aeneid, a poem written before the era of Christ and Christianity, has been argued to be a precursor to the values of Christianity, much as the Old Testament is a precursor to the New Testament. While the Aeneid does not explicitly lay out these values, scholars have interpreted the text otherwise...
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  • Books and Authors
    Salman Rushdie Midnight's Children Arundhati Roy God of Small Things Arvind Adiga The White Tiger Satanic Verses Broken Republic Last Man in Tower Shame The End of Imagination The Moor's Last Sigh Power Politics The Algebra of Infinite Justice Fury The Enchantress of ...
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  • Geography
    Marineologist attached video cameras to elephant seals to see what terrain the elephants go through. Whether they arise from the water and to what other sea creatures they encounter. Peregrine Falcons Up Close These birds are native in every country except for Antarctica. The pesticide DT2 went into the...
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  • light vs. dark
    other prisoners in the darkness of their ignorant ways. In “A Very old Man With Enormous Wing”, one day as Pelayo is disposing of crabs in the ocean, he notices an angel lying in the sand ill, he decides to take him home and keeps the old man caged in his chicken coop. after a few days Pelayo and his wife...
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  • Old Man and the Sea
    Summary of The Old Man and the Sea Author: Ernest Hemingway Santiago is an old man who lives in a little village in Cuba. Unfortunately Santiago has not caught a single fish in 84 days. He really wants to catch huge fish the next day. For many years he has been fishing with Manolin, a young...
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  • Life of Shakespeare
    Along the selvedge of the scrub-girt plain the old man looked long and earnestly. His eyes followed an indistinct track that had been cut by the cart, journeying at rare intervals to the distant township. At dawn some weeks back it had creaked across the plain, and, at a point whrere the scrub curved...
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  • The Hidden Gender Stereotypes in the Animations the Little Mermaid and Tangled
    Mermaid is an animation movie that was created in 1989 and produced by Walt Disney Studio. This movie presents a story of a girl named Ariel, a 16-year-old beautiful mermaid that is never allowed to go to the surface of the ocean by her father, the King of the Ocean. Ariel always tries to escape and goes...
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  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Main Characters: Professor Pierre Aronnax-Assistant Professor in Museum of Natural History in Paris; narrator of his adventures on the Nautilus; frenchman Counseil- Monsieur Aronnax"'"s 30 year old servant, '"' a true, devoted Flemish boy'"' who accompanied Arronax...
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  • dialouge for theatre
    large group of people move out of the way as Ariel Castro Jr. emerges from the crowd. His head is down and he is trying to make his way through the sea of people. Reporter 1: Mr. Castro! Are you sure you had no idea your father was doing these things? Reporter 2: Mr. Castro! How do you feel about...
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  • Creatures
    to those they favor and protect many royal people. In Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, however, Nagas are giant black Water-Snakes or multiheaded Sea-Dragons that terrorize fishermen. Their images are often used as temple guardians. The name has been applied to the Indian cobra, Naja naja. Adlet[pic] ...
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  • Young Goodman Brown
    author uses them as a religious allegory to stand as an obstacle against the evil in the story. Goodman means a good man. Young Goodman Brown is the protagonist, presented as a religious man who attends church regularly. Similarly, Faith, a typical Puritan name which stands for faith in god. Any women...
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  • Everest the Ultimate Test
    Everest the Ultimate Test High atop the Himalayas rests a peak higher then any other on Earth. Most call it Mount Everest, and at 29,000 feet above sea level it is regarded as the highest peak on Earth. The summit ridge marks the border between Nepal and Tibet. It was named by an Indian surveyor- general...
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  • The Ameircan Pageant Chapter 01 Notes
    Land Bridge Theory * The Ice Age lowered the level of the sea * The theory holds that a Land Bridge emerged linking Asia and North America across what is now Bering Sea. People were said to have walked across the bridge before the sea level rose and sealed it off; thus populating the Americas ...
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  • Bipolar Vision in Amitav Ghosh's Novels
    reading and learning. Every book means a lot of research for Amitav Ghosh. He studies the place. What he did in his youth is important. But even in his old age he gives equal importance to hard work and research for writing a book. Just imagine, for writing the book, River of Smoke at the age of 55 he...
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  • Interpreting a Christ Figure
    profession such as a carpenter, etc (Foster 66). A prime example in literature which makes use of these qualities is Ernest Hemmingway’s The Old Man in the Sea. The fisherma Santiago, the main character, has not had much luck with his fishing; however, one boy, similar to a disciple, continues to believe...
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  • Norse Creation
    used by many cultures for centuries to recount history and to teach a lesson. Humans are a naturally curious in nature and have always asked the age old question; “How did we get here”. Myths stories provided structure to a culture as well as many of its guidelines of living and myths was humanities way...
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