This is just one of many illustrations in which similes are used to create tone in the autobiography Swimming to Antarctica. In short, Swimming to Antarctica is an autobiography by Lynne Cox about her swimming adventures in various locations internationally. As explained previously, personification is used to relay the central theme which is, anything can be accomplished with perseverance. Coupled with personification, similes are used to create tone in the novel and translate Lynne’s feelings and the atmosphere during certain swims. In conclusion, Lynne Cox is a brilliant writer and swimmer that has been on many amazing
The primary aim of the courses was to make me a naval architect, but at the same time, these courses gave me a window to think about the alternative application of the knowledge besides building ships and offshore platforms. This discipline, I believe, offers students a perfect blend of engineering, architecture, and oceanography. I had basic all the courses like physics, chemistry, advanced mathematics, mechanics of structure, motion and control, and fluid mechanics. My willingness to help our coastal people and the study track made me more inclined to
Their is also dolphin excursions and see the dolphins.You could also go on in adventure and discover new things and also you could go parachuting.Even whale watching, some boat tours if you are in the water you could go deeper to the with some scuba tanks, snorkeling,surfing.Their is more things you can do like golfing,beach hopping,hiking,helicopter tours all kinds of things. In Hawaii there is a bunch of fun things you can do! Focus Question 2 Do you know who is Captain James Cook? He is the founder of Hawaii. It started in 1778 when Captain James Cook he became the first European to discover Hawaii.
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That goes to show that the autobiography goes more in depth with Mankillers feelings while the biography talks more about Mankillers childhood. Mankiller wrote the autobiography to show what she learned and her exploring the Island and meeting the indigenous people. Meanwhile the biography was written by Abbey because Abbey wanted to talk about Mankillers childhood and tell a story about Mankiller and wanted to write about her. Both of these stories are about Mankiller one is Abbey writing about Mankiller and the other one is Mankiller writing about
Their exploration find a practical route across the Western half of the continent. Lewis and Clark encountered many obstacles like the Rocky Mountains, but found the Pacific ocean and a way across the United States. By the courageous exploration of Lewis and Clark, their encounters with Native Americans, and the exchange of foods, animals, and knowledge shaped the United States as it is today. The Lewis and Clark exploration took
The speaker provided sufficient amount of details and real examples to explain her points. Some information was very helpful, for example, what are the US Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) and their usefulness for the Pacific islands; how is life in fishing boats in open oceans, what does US do to regulate IUU? She also showed many interesting photos, for example, auction port in Hawaii and the exorbitant $736,000 giant tuna. Overall, the presentation was aesthetically pleasant, well organized and professional. Although, the presentation was interesting, I would like to see some data on IUU (i., e., what is the extent and rate of IUU, how many cases NOAA prosecute and settle per year?)