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THE RAIN CAME GRACE OGOT I. A. VOCABULARY WORDS Luo -a tribe in Northern Kenya and Uganda consecrated-to be inducted into a position rebuked-to be criticized Oganda-“beans” enviable-good fortune that is envied/desired by other people siala tree-acacia tree, is the strongest tree in the desert. It can go many months, years even, without water.  hoarse-making a harsh, low sound faint-lacking strength; weak karlamo-the sacred place torrents- a stream of water  flowing with great rapidity and violence ...

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Introduction to Rain

Introduction to rain Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed fromatmospheric water vapor and then precipitated—that is, become heavy enough to fall under gravity. Rain is a major component of the water cycleand is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on the Earth. It provides suitable conditions for many types of ecosystem, as well as water for hydroelectric power plants and crop irrigation. The major cause of rain production is moisture moving along three-dimensional...

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CAT IN THE RAIN Ernest Hemingway There were only two Americans stopping at the hotel. They did not know any of the people they passed on the stairs on their way to and from their room. Their room was on the second floor facing the sea. It also faced the public garden and the war monument. There were big palms and green benches in the public garden. In the good weather there was always an artist with his easel. Artists liked the way the palms grew and the bright colors of the hotels facing the gardens...

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Rain and Umbrella

exposed to the rain. When walking in the rain, this umbrella could use as the protection with the features of light which function as torchlight. This will guarantee safety for the pedestrian when walking at the night. All umbrellas in the market have no special features that we do have. The umbrellas in the market only use special characteristics such as design and look and also use the most popular brand names. The features that other umbrella is only to protect from the sun and rain. They are not...

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Cat in the Rain

second romantic country of the world after France (well in my opinion). It is raining and the wife sees a cat in the rain and wants to protect it from the rain, which is odd because usually children are the one sensitive and naïve enough to want to protect animals from such a thing as the rain since it is not harmful to animals. Only human beings get a cold when standing out in the rain not animals! Her husband, laying on the bed reading, makes a poor less attempt to offer his help which can be interpreted...

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Cat in the rain

 Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) CAT IN THE RAIN Ernest Hemingway's importance as a creator of a unique style, as n speaker for the "lost generation", as a humanitarian and an antifascist cannol be overestimated. "Cat in the Rain", published in the first collection of his short prose (192 S) remains one of the stories most often reprinted, translated and admired by tin- readers. It is also highly characteristic of his individual manner. There were only two Americans at the hotel. They did not...

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"Rain" by Edward Thomas - An analysis entitled "The 'Rain' of War"

Thomas still wanted to serve his country, so he enlisted. However, before fighting his battles in Europe, Thomas wrote the famous poem, "Rain," in which he discusses the pains of death and war. Thomas creates a speaker with whom he can relate and uses this speaker to represent the possible scenarios and feelings that he may face in any future warlike situations. In "Rain," Thomas' diction, organization, and punctuation all paint intense, disturbing images, which in turn convey the poem's main theme of...

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When Rain Clouds Gather

How does Bessie Head use symbolism in her novel When rain clouds gather and what effect does it have on the way we read and respond to the story? In the novel When rain clouds gather, Bessie Head uses symbolism to express the transition from the harsh life of tribalism, to the development of modern day co-operatives and the effect it has on the community. One of the main symbolic images in the text is the recurring theme of When rain clouds gather. This incomplete and open statement refers...

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My Rain Memory

I awoke at midday afternoon to the sound of the piercing rain against the roof. It was that usual waking time, on days when I have all day to do the things I wanted and all the time to do it but not doing it anyway, except that it was raining very hard. Normally I would just shut my eyes back and spend the whole day sleeping. But not this time. I looked out the window momentarily and stared into the open space, then curled back to bed. I shifted towards the ceiling, paused, and before I knew it,...

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Rain water harvesting

Rain Water Harvesting RAIN WATER HARVESTING AND ARTIFICIAL RECHARGE TO GROUND WATER WHAT IS RAIN WATER HARVESTING : The principle of collecting and using precipitation from a catchments surface. An old technology is gaining popularity in a new way. Rain water harvesting is enjoying a renaissance of sorts in the world, but it traces its history to biblical times. Extensive rain water harvesting apparatus existed 4000 years ago in the Palestine and Greece. In ancient Rome, residences...

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