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  • Pangkor Island

    Have you ever heard Pangkor island before? If popular global destinations are generally what you look for in an overseas trip‚ chances are Pangkor Island in Malaysia won’t make it in your itinerary list .However‚ there are many beautiful islands within Malaysia.Today ‚ I would like to talk about pangkor island. Pangkor‚ with its charming mix of fishing settlements and resorts‚ is a fascinating and convenient holiday destination. It presents the visitor with a rare chance to live near fishermen and

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  • deserted island

    Deserted island My name is Lisa. This year I’m thirteen years old. I live in Queenstown‚ New Zealand. My house is a villa near the sea because my parents like sea‚ and from my bedroom you can see the best view of the sea. It seems to me that toward evening‚ the sea is the most beautiful‚ and usually at that time I just sit down near the window and enjoy the scene. I have a sister called Rosely‚ she is one year older than me. Our personalities are quite similar‚ so we are very good friends‚ and

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  • Island In The Truman Show

    around the globe looking for a new land to call home this uninhabited‚ tropical island came to mind. This island paradise is seen as the equivalent to “Seahaven” the fictional island in The Truman Show‚ a perfect paradise where everyone could get along and live wholesome lives (The Truman Show). While Animus’ size is not really known‚ it takes about three weeks walking‚ a week driving‚ to get from one end of the island to the other‚ keeping in mind the geological features in the way. Animus’ location

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  • Desert Island

    Surviving on a Desert Island Sometimes when I am daydreaming‚ I think about far off places‚ such as the beautiful uninhabited islands in the South Pacific. I imagine myself being shipwrecked on one of these islands‚ the way actor Tom Hanks was in Castaway. Probably I’ll never be stranded on a desert island‚ but if I were‚ I would like to have three things with me: Machete‚ Fishing Line‚ and A lighter The first thing that I would like to have is a machete. A machete will help cut

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  • The Tale of the Unknown Island

    A Critical Analysis of ‘The Tale of the Unknown Island’ by José Saramago. | EN4903 | By Mr Drew Eaglesham | A Critical Analysis of ‘The Tale of the Unknown Island’ by José Saramago. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Kirkus in 2010 called this story ‘a mischievous and thoughtful satire on ruling elites and bold dreamers‚ cast in the form of revisionist fairy-tale.’ This review could easily be applied to another story of Saramago’s

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  • Easter Island

    In Jared Diamond’s "Twilight at Easter‚" we travel across the mysterious Easter Island as he describes the most intriguing fact about this place: the island consists of monolithic stone statues that had once been found all over the island despite the apparent lack of means to create them or ways of transporting them to their different coastal locations. This central mystery of standing statues had been explored since the earliest recorded European contact by Jacob Rogeveen in 1722. While the mystery

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  • The Desert Island Problem

    been tossed through the South Pacific‚ the ship ran aground on an island which the Captain realised was a remote and uncharted and probably undiscovered new volcanic island. The implication of all this is that eventual rescue is remote but cannot be ruled out if they survive long enough: search and rescue would be based on the last plotted position thousands of miles away on the belief that the ship may have sunk at that point; the island is not near any trade route. This is before the days of GPS and

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  • All the disappearing islands Outline

    “All the Disappearing Islands” A. Paragraph 1: Introduction Julia Whitty writes about the amazing beauty of Tuvalu Islands B. Paragraphs 2-3: General Idea The general idea is the environmental and cultural impact of melting ice caps on the nation of Tuvalu. Global Warming could cause the sea to expand and rise faster than the corals could fortify themselves against it and Tuvalu could disappear beneath the waves. This not only risks the population of the island but also to the unique

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  • The Storm On The Island Poem Analysis

    Roethke and “Storm on the Island” by Seamus Heaney both depict the effects and build-up of a storm. They both describe the storms in first person and from the victims’ point of view. Both groups also hide indoors; taking shelter from the storm. They both include descriptions of the wind and sea very often‚ showing their roles of high destruction to the land. They are both written in first verse. “The Storm” is based in America and “Storm on the Island” is set on a small island in Britain. A main difference

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  • Creative Writing: The Chimaera's Island

    The Chimaera’s Island I was on my ship‚ looking at a map trying to determine which direction we should head‚ to reach land‚ but suddenly some of my men barged open the door to my study. “Odysseus”‚ one of my men shouted to gain my attention. “When will we be home?” I had no clue when we would be home and I was in no position to lie to my crew. I looked up from the many maps scattering the large desk and said‚ “My men‚ I will not lie to those few who have survived with me. I have looked at many of

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