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O Level Literature – “Horses” by Edwin Muir The titular creatures in “Horses”, despite being rather ordinary animals, are viewed by the poet as shocking, overwhelming, and somewhat divine. Every element of these horses is made to look awe-inspring and godlike, inciting both reverence and fear in the poet. The opening verse depicts the horses using words like “terrible, “wild”, and “strange”, as well as them being “Like magic power on the stony grange”. Already, we are given an idea of how the...

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Horses: Relationship With Horses

Horses are amazingly beautiful and sensitive creatures. Horses require not only understanding and patience to have a horse as a pet, it also requires a whole lot of care. Herd Mentality: Observe horses in the herd system, each horse's welfare in the wild depends upon an instinctive submission to the discipline of the herd. The instinct is for immediate action. To the horse, action is survival. When horses live in an herd environment, they often take turns sleeping and standing guard for any predators...

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Horse Care

Topic: Care of horses Organizational Pattern: Topical Specific Purpose Statement: I want my audience to understand the basic care of horses. I. Attention-Getting Device: Speed, agility, 1200 lbs of pure muscle, long wavy locks, gentleness, a dream? I think not. Horses are one of the most majestic animals but are very time consuming and costly. II. Orientation Phase: A. Credibility: As an owner of a horse, I can fully understand the proper love and care a horse requires each and...

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Rain Horse

The short story “The Rain Horse” by Ted Hughes is a story that leaves the reader questioning whether or not these events happened to “The Dude”. After twelve years he returns to the land where he grew up. But twelve years is a long time and no doubt the land has changed as well as him. Because he didn’t want to be viewed as a trespasser by the farmer he traveled the main road. As he’s walking through the mud and rain he spots a black horse. The horse runs strangely over the ridge and disappears....

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Horse Pee

That was when the horse started to pee. Instead of continuing the four-hour journey up the mountain with my sister and I on its back, it abruptly stopped and took its own break. After it finished, it shook a little, and then continued trotting, the hoofs musically tapping upon every stair, every rock, and every area of dirt-ridden road. The first time we passed a tree, my sister yelled at me to duck, but I was so immersed in the stunning colors of the gift shops we passed that I was completely oblivious...

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War Horse

Intro : "Incredible. Beautiful. Emotionally amazing. I could not live without this book!"  Ella from Hampshire. "This was the best book I have ever read. Words can't describe how good it was. Just read it."  Jordan from America. "I thought War Horse was brilliant! It is the most touching book I have ever read, and I would recommend it to anyone, even if they aren't animal lovers!" concurs Megan from Stafford. "This is one of the best books I have ever read and I would recommend it to everyone...

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The Horses Analysis

The Horses Analysis This is a poem by Ted Hughes where he talks about a male observing a horse. The poem starts off with, ‘I climbed through woods in the hour-before-dawn dark’. This creates a setting of an early before sunrise, when the atmosphere is chilly, dark and gloomy. ‘Evil air, a frost-making stillness’. The ‘air’ is being personified suggesting that the atmosphere is cruel and unsafe. ‘Not a leaf, not a bird. A world cast in frost.’ The word ‘frost’ means the state of coldness sufficient...

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Violence in All the Pretty Horses

Violence Throughout All the Pretty Horses One of the early incidents of violent occurs when Blevins, John Grady, and Rawlins attempt to steal back Blevins’ horse at “not much more than an hour till daylight.” As “they saddled the horses” and “rode around slowly,” “Yonder comes somebody,” dogs erupt in barking and a horse chase ignites. The Mexicans in that little town take off after Blevins, Grady, and Rawlins with guns. They shoot at least six shots and thankfully, Grady, Rawlins, and Blevins get...

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The Importance of a Clean Horse Stable

stables clean in order to ensure the health of the horses. Having a clean area for an animal is of utmost importance. If the farmers never cleaned up the horses’ feces, imagine how the horses would behave and react. They would all be dirty, smelly, and overall, they will be in bad shape for riding them. Unhealthy and dirty stables can lead to disease in horses. Stall cleaning should be a daily task. If all the farmers take care of the horses like they take care of themselves, there would be...

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Horses on the Camargue - Crit

Horses on the Camargue ‘Horses on the Camargue’ is written by Roy Campbell who was a South African poet and was said to be one of the best poets of the period between the first and Second World War. In this poem we are given large amounts of vivid imagery which shall be discussed in the following analysis. The first thing that strikes me as I start to read the poem is the fact that it lacks structure, it is only made up of one stanza, due to this the poem is continuous and very flowing which is...

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