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Sara Knigge The Color of Water Essay Racial Identity The Color of Water by James McBride was a story about a young boy trying to figure out his racial identity but his mother would not talk about her past or what race she was. All James knew was that she was white living in a black power neighborhood and that fact terrified him. He thought that to grow up he had to know his racial identity but through all the trouble and hard times he went through he learned that his race did not matter. It...

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Light & Color

Essay 1: Light and Color The fascinating properties of light are not all detectable to humans, because our reference is mostly limited to what we can see. In order to determine the atomic/molecular composition of a fluid or gas, one must consult an emission and absorption spectrum. The properties of this spectrum include also waves, which can be any length, and define the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation. Ranging from gamma rays to radio waves, an electromagnetic spectrum includes each...

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Color and Religion

 Color has so much meaning in our world today. Different countries and their cultures see different meaning in color. Religion is a major part of color distinction and meaning. The color red means something different to Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, and Islamic religions. Traditions and beliefs change the meaning of colors in religions around the world. Christianity is a monotheistic religion and teaches the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Christians believe in Jesus Christ ad follow him as the Son...

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Color Therapy

time that color plays a major role in setting up a particular mood or state of mind. Color does affect one's feelings, moods, and emotions. Colors are certain wavelengths of electro-magnetic energy seen through our eyes. The color we see is the part of the visible spectrum that is reflected back by a certain object. We know that when all colors join the result is white light. Therefore working with White Light brings about completeness, oneness, union of all complementary parts. Colors affect us...

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pink color

woman’s cheeks. It’s not surprising that when giving or receiving flowers, pink blossoms are a favorite. Pink is the color of happiness and is sometimes seen as lighthearted. For women who are often overworked and overburdened, an attraction to pink may speak of a desire for the more carefree days of childhood. HOW THE COLOR PINK AFFECTS US PHYSICALLY Bright pinks, like the color red, stimulate energy and can increase the blood pressure, respiration, heartbeat, and pulse rate. They also encourage...

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The Color of Water

answers by experiencing different stages in life until we find our true self? Not knowing why you and your mother look so different can affect one’s sense of identity like it happened to James McBride. This is why throughout his autobiography The Color of Water, he concludes that in order to find his true identity he needs to learn about his mother’s past. James McBride was born to a white mom and a black dad. He grew up with his mom, Ruth, living in a neighborhood where she was seen as the strange...

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Colors in Fireworks

Firework How are the colors in fireworks produced? When I first thought about where the colors from fireworks came from, I thought that they came from food coloring that was mixed with gun powder. Also, from previous knowledge that I had about how neon lights were formed, I imagined that the electrons got excited when they got some sort of voltage or energy, and I also knew that when they got relaxed they emitted energy known as photons or light. However, this does not explain the colors in a firework....

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Colors of Emergency

 References : http://www.ehow.com/info_12065677_advantages-red-green-flashlight-bulbs.html http://www.ehow.com/info_8227604_advantages-red-painted-walls.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color http://www.sensationalcolor.com/color-messages-meanings/color-meaning-symbolism-psychology/all-about-the-color-red.html http://www.sae.org/standardsdev/tsb/cooperative/nblighting.pdf...

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Color and Gatsby

begin with? Or, in some way, does Daisy's decision to remain with Tom allow her to keep her innocence? We'll keep thinking about that one. Blue: This One's Up For Grabs Then there's the color blue, which we think represents Gatsby's illusions -- his deeply romantic dreams of unreality. We did notice that the color blue is present around Gatsby more than any other character. His gardens are blue, his chauffeur wears blue, the water separating him from Daisy is his "blue lawn" (9.150), mingled with...

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The Colors of Gatsby

John Brown Mr. Quintis Honors English III 21 September 2011 The Colors of Gatsby In the novel The Great Gatsby there are many forms of symbolism that are well used. Symbolism can be interpreted in many different ways. Authors use symbols to try and get the reader to connect and think more about what they are reading. Symbolism is a very good technique when writing because it helps make a book more interesting and adds depth. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses symbolism...

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