Al-Fil Essays

  • Rhetorical Analysis Elephant

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    Would you have ever thought that elephants are much smarter than what they are believed to be? Well, they definitely are because shown in recent experiments, and as shown in the different selections, elephants have had better results than other competing animals. In the video, “Elephants Show Cooperation”, by Discovery Channel the article, “Elephants Can Lend A Helping Trunk,” by Virginia Morell and the passage, “Elephants Know When They Need A Helping Trunk In A Cooperative Task,” by Joshua M.

  • Hills Like White Elephant Symbolism Analysis

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    Symbolism in Hills Like White Elephants In short stories, because of the length of the story, all actions, words, and objects carry more of a meaning. These are referred to as symbols. Symbols represent something important without really saying anything, but more seeing and visualizing something. Symbolism creates a needed depth and allows the reader to think more creatively. Important parts of the story are not discovered instantly. In the story, Hills Like White Elephants, symbolism is used to

  • Personal Narrative: Chick-Fil-A Vs. Chipotle

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    Chick-Fil-A vs Chipotle: Which one is better? Many people lately have been raving over Chipotle, and Chick Fil-a lately. I have always thought to myself what is so great about these two food chains. Many people like Chipotle, and then there a a lot of people that love Chick-Fil-A. I just want to figure out what is so great about these two places, and figure out how they are the same, and how they are different. There are many people in the world that are in love with Chipotle. They even have there

  • Persuasive Speech: An Attention Getter For Fast Food

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    I.Introduction A.Hook/Attention getter: “Fast food” is named as fast food because of the whole process from ordering, preparing and serving the food just take several minutes. B.General statement: Fast food is becoming more and more popular among people around the world because of the changing of lifestyle from the past times to the present times. C.Thesis statement: Due to the convenient, affordable price and good taste of fast food, consumption of fast food is rising but it brings negative effects

  • Immigration To America Essay

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    The United States is the most diverse country in the world and people from different countries travel to the United States for a better future or because they just love the United States freedom. The United States was built by immigrant around the world in fact, that is why a lot of people love to go to the U.S.A being that the U.S. accept as much immigrants as they can. Before moving to the United States of America every immigrant should know some basic American tradition; because it will help them

  • The Yellow Bird Analysis

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    (Powers, ch. 1). Bartley is the war’s prey. And though Bartley, unlike his friend Murphy, never dies, the war gains control over him; through structured, balanced sentences and Bartley’s rote attitude, Bartley has been imprisoned. He fights in battles in Al Tafar, yet Bartley does not fight his predestined fate, “I knew the war would have its way” (Powers, ch.

  • Love In Pope Benedict Xvi's Deus Caritas Est

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    the meaning of eros within the Christian context, it is certainly opportune to distinguish the level of words from that of concepts and realities. Concerning the duplicity of eros and agape, a philologist for example, could simply suggest that the differences between the two is one of a linguistic nature; the first being more elevated and classical with the second being colloquial. We shall now embark on the reality of eros and agape as succinctly discussed in Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Deus

  • Boeing Corruption Case: Boeing's Code Of Ethics

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    Boeing Corruption case Three learning points Boeing ethics: Boeing has made much publicly about its supposed ethics reforms "post Boeing CFO Sears and Druyun." But the average Boeing employee still does not know whether to laugh or cry when thinking of the state of Boeing's ethics. That is what I observed at Boeing before my termination for trying to terminate what is perhaps the most serious of the illegalities Boeing still is willingly performing, openly or not. Although "Boeing Ethics" would

  • Fiend Like Queen In Macbeth

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    This quote, as seen in Act 5, scene 9, spoken by Malcolm, is a point of reflection of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s journey throughout the play. In this essay, I will be exploring the personalities and actions of the persona in relation to this quote. A key theme studied in this paper is the development of the individuals, which plays an important role within the stages of the drama. In this case, “A dead-butcher” refers to someone who kills, implying no remorse for one’s actions due to the fact that

  • The Importance Of Military Strategy In War

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    Since September 11, 2001 the United States has been at war against an evil and elusive enemy. This war has necessary conventional elements of military action, but it will not be “won” in any conventional military sense. At bottom, the war against terrorism is a political struggle and it will require a diverse array of offensive and defensive tactics, blending hard and soft instruments of power over a prolonged period of time (Diamond, n.d.). After 9/11 we have been in many battles when it comes to

  • Argumentative Essay On War On Religion

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    War on Religion There is a belief among people that declares religion as the main cause of wars worldwide, and it has been the main cause of violence throughout the history of humanity. While we cannot deny that, some battles such as the crusades and the Lebanese civil war were based on religious faith, it is totally illogical to consider religion as the main cause of wars. Moreover, although there is also no disagreement that some extremist in Islam were behind 9/11, it is considered a misjudgment

  • Comparative Analysis: Scarface And The Godfather

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    known for being one of the most violent and profanes films during its time of release. Focusing on the rise of Tony Montana (Al Pacino) on the criminal ladder and becoming more psychotic as his career as the leader of his drug empire progresses, leading to his eventual downfall. Directed by Brian de Palma, written by Oliver Stone and with performance of the cast with the lead Al Pacino, Scarface became a cult classic among the masses. The Godfather is a mob film focuses on the Corleone Family, with

  • Theme Of Social Mobility In The Great Gatsby

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    During the 1920s, America seemed to be a land of glamor and luxury. Underneath the beauty, however, was a vast underworld of crime: bootleggers and gangs ran rampant, controlling even members of the government. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, he tells a tale of that decade, which appears glamorous but is filled with corruption. The novel makes a naturalism argument about the impossibility of changing social class, revealing that only a facade of mobility can be achieved through debaucherous

  • Johnny English Reborn Analysis

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    In this critical review, we are going to discuss a movie, which is directed by Oliver Parker, entitle “Johnny English Reborn”. This movie is about Johnny English hunts down international assassins. This story starts with Johnny English learned martial arts in Tibet. Ting Wang, his Tibetan Guru, an MI7 sleeper agent and requested by MI7 to teach Johnny. English returned to MI7 's London headquarter and was assigned by his new boss called "Pegasus" to stop a plot to assassinate the Chinese prime minister

  • Terrorism: Terrorism And The Causes Of Terrorism

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    On September 11, 2001, a tragedy struck our country. A terrorist group known as Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and an open field. Thousands of people lost their lives. Before the September 11th attacks the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) main priority was to protect the United States from foreign intelligence and espionage. Since then, the FBI has made preventing terrorism its number one priority (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

  • 13 Hours Analysis

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    Michael Bay brings yet another thrilling cinematic masterpiece back to the big screen in his new movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The film is based on the book 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff, which depicts the terrorist attack by Islamic militants at the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. The story is told from the perspective of the compound’s defenders, and aside from some character development, holds true to the actual events. Benghazi, Libya

  • Sodder Children Case Study

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    Sodder Children It is estimated that 356,00 people lose their homes to fires. The Sodder family was one of these people. On christmas eve of 1945 the Sodder house caught on fire and burned to ashes. Out of 10 children, only 5 survived the fire but the remains of the other 4 were never found. The mystery of the what happened to the Sodder family can be summed up in two theories: Teh Kids were taken by 4 adults that had no help and the kidnapper paid off the police and fire department to keep quiet

  • Boko Haram Assignment

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    Haram’s growth and remaining though it is difficult to verify as all the funding and transactions are informal. Some experts state that it is a domestic phenomenon, others that it is a transnational phenomenon because of its links with groups such as Al Qaeda. It has some transnational aspects related to training, recruitment, weapons, but it remains, on the whole, a domestic issue, sometimes crossing the

  • Essay On Alhambra

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    Why do you think tourist is crazy to admire Islamic Architecture at the Alhambra in Spain? Even today Alhambra has an ancient palace and fortress built by king, Muslim Alarabe Abu Abdullah Muhammad first. From 1238 to 1273 in the kingdom of Granada, during the second half of the tenth century Alhambra in Granada, Spain, represented the top of the conclusion reached by the Islamic art in Andalusia old, and was included in the heritage of humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural

  • Essay On Assault Rifle

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    It has always been the ultimate desire of mankind to conquer, invade and win something which doesn’t belong to him. These desires gave rise to the development of deadly weapons and killing machines that can be used to kill people effortlessly. One of these deadly inventions was the ‘assault rifle’. An assault rifle is a selective fire rifle that uses an intermediate-power cartridge and a detachable magazine. It is a lightweight rifle developed from the sub-machine gun, which may be set to fire automatically