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    The Pool Monologue

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    Hello, and welcome to the pool. No, you can 't run around it. Just get in it. I don 't understand why kids love running around the pool. You can run on concrete at school. But you don 't have a pool at school. Just swim in the pool and be happy. Hey, don 't push her Because I said so. I 'm the lifeguard, and what I say goes. God damn kids, they never listen. I guess I didn 't listen when I was a kid either. I want to believe that their ears are filled with water, and that 's why they can 't hear

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    “Memory Laps at the Pool” a person essay written by David Sedaris to show the reader a experience from when he was a child. Sedaris uses first person and multiple forms of writing. The main writing forms were literary and expressive. In his essay, Sedaris makes the reader imagine the story he is telling by using description and emotion throughout his whole story. David Sedaris begins his story telling the reader that when he turns fifty he told himself that he would discover opera but sooner to

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    Swimming Pool Case Study

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    A swimming pool is a place where you can have fun during your leisure time. It is a place where you can swim with friends and your relatives. However, these swimming pools need to clean it from time to time. A swimming pool requires proper cleaning, servicing and maintenance. A slight negligence in maintenance can be detrimental. Removing the debris and maintaining a balance of water is not enough. Equipment such as the pool pump, filter among others require servicing from time to time. There are

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    The Swimmer: Why pools and their implications on 1960’s culture The use of a swimming pool in the summertime can be seen as a mundane and everyday task, but John Cheever’s The Swimmer portrays, in a very brilliant way, the way on how a swimming pool can mean so much more than meets the eyes. In the story, Neddy Marill is a man depicted with vigor and youth with every stride, and one day, Neddy decides that he wants to make his way to his house through the existing pool system of the local resident

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    an everyday normal occurrence (going to a pool house) that most people will pass off is captured in a light that puts a new perception on the normal. I’d say that this is to me the most “artistic” piece because it seems so real, and so gritty and stripped back. It seems like someone who had professional training for painting decided to break every rule that he needed to just to make something he saw with his artistic eye the way we saw it. The painting “Pool Parlor” by Jacob Lawrence, done in 1942

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    Should Hire Professional Brisbane Pool Builders A pool is an elegant addition to your home or business compound, yet a big investment in Brisbane, Queensland. However, it is important that whenever you want to have one set up in your property, you consider hiring only the expert Pool Builders for a number of reasons. Apart from the cost, reliability and efficiency perspective of it, here are 4 solid reasons you should hire professional Brisbane pool builders. Pool Safety Is Crucial One of the most

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    In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby’s pool is typically mentioned in conjunction with displays of his fortune. Gatsby’s pool represents the temptations of excess and luxury that accompany a life of wealth. Initially, Gatsby is able to distance himself from this lavishness—while he enjoys a privileged lifestyle, he acknowledges the need to distance himself from excess. However, as the summer continues, he fails to maintain this internal restraint, leading him to lose the morals that

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    Dwayne Johnson: The Rock

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    the Labor Day weekend. It was a pair of French bulldogs named Brutus and Hobbs. But the tragedy started as soon as they entered their new abode which was Dwayne Johnson’s house. They also did exactly what any other human being would do on seeing a pool. Immediately on entering

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    The Killer In The Pool

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    “Autism’s First Child”, “The Killer in the Pool”, and “The Distant Executioner” are my three favorite, in that order, of the articles I read. When I skim through a piece, three things catch my eye; the title, author, and topic. I ranked my top three choice based on the previous concepts. First, the title should be unique and spark an interest. “Autism’s First Child” and “The Killer in the Pool” both encourage the reader to find out more. Who was the first person to be diagnosed with autism? Did a

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    adults and two children and has two bathrooms. All rooms and suites have and LCD TV and a Jacuzzi tub and a terrace with a view. The one-bedroom suite has two TVs and a kitchen and dining room. The two-bedroom suite has three TVs and a private plunge pool as well as the kitchen and dining room. You will find all the amenities you would expect in this gorgeous, luxury accommodation.

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    Ocean Descriptive Essay

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    The ocean… The sound of the waves applauding and hugging the shore.The internal sounds of the body out in the world’s biggest swimming pool. The echo of my sister’s laughter. The salty smell so strong that one can taste it dancing on ones taste buds. The ocean looked like an enormous pool of wonder. It was exceptionally blue that day with a slight green undertone. The surface looked as though it was covered with millions of diamonds crashing with the waves and kissing the sand. I remember the sand

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    meter and verse to add to the story she's conveying. The pool players in this poem are rogue youths and Brooks attempts to understand their lives. The tone conveyed in the poem adds a slightly ominous tint to the picture of the pool players. Brooks uses this poem to convey the plight of the pool player’s existence and urge the reader to see the fun the pool players have and also the looming consequences. The speakers of this poem are all pool players gathering at a bar to indulge their rebellious side

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    Introduction Have you ever seen a person who can do math in their head super-fast? Have you seen a child who can draw or play a musical instrument like a professional? The movie “Little Man Tate” has to do with talented people like these. This movie was directed by Jodie Foster, who was also an actress in the film. It was written by Scott Frank. Little Man Tate was filmed in 1991, which could turn people off, because it is not a modern movie. Let talk a little about what the movie is about. Summary

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    Team that ends during the summer. Throughout the summer, we were in the Southern Division Championship for Summer Swim League. At that time, I didn’t really have a choice but to swim with different coaches at the Southwest pool because I didn’t have a ride to the Rainier Beach pool. I regretted choosing these events to swim. “Why didn’t I choose something else?!” I thought, both

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    lifeguard pack and my whistle I greet my fellow lifeguards and ask “how is it down at the pool.” Both of them reply “the kids are getting pretty crazy.” I begin to walk down to the pool through the clubhouse, I think to myself “I expected that these kids are acting insane it 's summer and it 's boiling hot out here.” As I exit the clubhouse I put my sunglasses on and begin to walk down the walkway toward the pool. Now

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    emotion, passion, and turmoil which promotes feeling, and is what makes humans, humans. Set on a midsummer Sunday afternoon, the “The Swimmer”, by John Cheever, follows the journey of Neddy Merrill, who decides to get home by swimming across numerous pools in Bullet Park, the suburban neighborhood where he and his family reside. Neddy contributed the name of this route “Lucinda” after his wife (Cheever 2). Neddy’s journey home starts off positively as he “find[s] friends along the way” (Cheever 2) through

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    worked, my foot slipped, and I fell into the water. Everything seemed to go slow motion, although the second I hit the water everything speed up. I had fallen into the deep end of the pool. I began to panic, frantically waving my hands trying to stay afloat, I tried to tread the water and to make to the edge of the pool. I tried to call the lifeguard but water filled my mouth, choking me. My legs burned. I need to keep going, I couldn’t be on the swim team if I couldn’t even make it here. I didn’t know

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    Many Americans spend all summer at the lake, beach, or public pool. However, a survey for the Red Cross found that while 80 percent of Americans said they could swim, only 56 percent of these people could perform basic skills that prevent drowning (Red Cross Launches Campaign to Cut Drowning in Half in 50 Cities). Children learning and using water skills could save their lives as an adult, but for many the price of swimming lessons is high. Incorporating swimming as a high school sport in South Dakota

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    ever lied and had a consequence because of it? In Truth and Consequences, by Brendan Gill, Charles finds out the truth about the girl’s life which makes him face consequences with his life . Charles finds out the truth by talking to the girl at the pool who was unlike anyone he had ever met. The plot of the story helps the readers visualize the features of the girl Charles talks with. The tone of the story helps the readers see the different ways that Charles and the girl live. The actions in the

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    “Legs kicking, arms spinning. As I push off the end of the pool, the water rushes out of my way. I glide through the water straight as a pencil. My legs go up and down, over and over. My arms go round and round like a windmill. I turn my head up and take a breath.” That is how Jenna Ward (November 8, 2016) described the feeling of swimming. Everyone should be able to feel the thrill of accomplishing something so important as swimming. Swimming is a life saving skill all people should learn to do

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