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    Sharon Olds “Summer Solstice, New York City,” is a poem of great relatability, that is, its embedded theme of life and the troubles that occur in it is something everyone deals with at some point. The poem captures the relatable feeling of worthlessness and stress that most people occur or have at least occurred at some point in their life. The poem ends with a somewhat uplifting theme, the man is saved, and will not kill himself by jumping off a building. However, this uplifting and jubilant conclusion

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    While attending Indiana State University, one of the first sculptures I took an interest in was the Via Solaris. “Via Solaris” is Latin for “the way or road of the sun.” The sculpture is about 20-feet tall and made of bronze and steel. Via Solaris was created by John Van Alstine, an American sculptor living and working in New York State. John Van Alstine is best known for stone and metal abstract sculptures illustrating remarkable balance and elegance. The sculpture is located on the north side

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    Intro What is the Serpent Mound? The Serpent Mound is an effigy, or a mound made of earth and stone. The formations most often look like animals but some can be human shaped. (1) The effigy measures around 1,417 feet from the tip of the tongue/snout to the tip of the tail. The width is an average 22 feet across. The height has changed over years due to restorations but they measure it today at around 4 feet. (2) The Mound is located in Peebles, Ohio at 3850 State Route 73. The Mound is protected

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    The Pantheon is a magnificent architectural sculpture located Rome. It was originally constructed by Agrippa in 27-25 BCE under Augustus’s reign but later burned around 80 CE under Domitian and burned again in 110 CE because of a lightning strike. The Pantheon that is seen today was reconstructed in 118-128 ca. a.d. under Hadrian’s rule. It is a temple to the gods Mars, Venus and the Emperor Julius Caesar. Historians know a lot about the Pantheon regarding the architectural structure, but the function

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    changes in weather as the sun comes closer and moves away from Earth. The book goes over each month of the year and talks about the amount of daylight and darkness they receive in that part of the Earth. As it goes over the months it passes the solstices and equinoxes and gives a brief explanation of what seasons we are going to fall into next. The distance of the sun is discussed in a manner the children are able to understand by saying “the world tilts towards the sun”, which can be understood

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    Introduction to Nowruz Nowruz is a blend word merging two Farsi words. The word “now” which means new and the word “ruz” which means day are combined to form “Nowruz” to represent the “New Day.” Nowruz is a word carrying the connotation of the time for celebrations among Persian, particularly Iranian, and Central Asia communities. As the spring sets in on the vernal equinox on March 20 or 21, Nowruz begins. The celebrations of Nowruz signal the coming of spring, during which the earth springs into

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    Tufan Mısır 21101566 Elit 443 Take Home Mid-Term Option B- Question 6 : Cicero defined comedy as ‘an imitation of life, a mirror of customs, and an image of truth’. How helpful is this definition in thinking about The Importance of Being Earnest as comedies? Başlık gerekli Marcus Tullius Cicero is known a great verse writer, lawyer and a philosopher. He has many speech about comedy, art, politics, philosophy, and war. He is not interested in war though in a short time he involves and in a short

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    Tragicomedy and Meta-theater in The Amphitryon The playwright Plautus was famous for his capability to please the Roman audience, who above all wanted to laugh and have fun at the theater, while forgetting the daily worries. Therefore, the priority for Plautus was to risum movere, to entertain the audience through either the humor of the situation or the humor of the words. The play Amphitryon is about Jupiter who is in love with Alcmene and decides to take advantage of the fact that her husband

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    The first month of the Gregorian calender is January. January gets its name from the Roman God, Janus. Janus is distinctly Roman and has no Greek equivalent. The Latin form of January is Januarius means “ of Janus”. Janus is the Roman god of beginnings, endings, gates, transitions, time, doorways, and passages. Janus ruled over the beginnings and ending of conflict and during times of war the doors to his temple were open and during times of peace the doors to the temple were closed. Janus

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    William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Lord Byron are the most famous romantic poets who used sublime in their works. Each poet used the sublime in a different way from the other, but for them all, the sublime reflects the effect of Nature on them and they depicted what they felt through their works. Starting with Wordsworth, he defined poetry as “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility” (263)

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    because they existed long before man was made. These eight holidays can be said to be as old as the Earth itself. Solstices happen twice a year - in June and December. The June Solstice happens around June 21, when the Sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer. The December Solstice takes place around December 21. On this day, the Sun is precisely over the Tropic of Capricorn. Solstice comes from the Latin words sol, meaning 'Sun ' and sistere, meaning 'to come to

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    all places on earth. After this day, it is autumn in the northern hemisphere where the day is shorter than the night. Winter Solstice On the 21st and 22nd of December the overhead son is over the tropic of Capricorn. It receives the largest amount of solar radiation, and the northern hemisphere is in the winter solstice while the southern hemisphere is in the summer solstice. The angle of the Sun decreases toward the poles. and the length of day in the northern hemisphere is the shortest day of the

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    Evans to Paul Bley and Andrew Hill. Recognized bandleaders such as Maria Schneider, Dewey Redman, Michael Blake, Ted Nash, and Ben Allison, with whom he co-led the Herbie Nichols Project, elevated his pianistic talents within their own projects. Solstice, Kimbrough’s first album on Pirouet after a longtime association with Palmetto, adopts the introspective moods of Bill Evans trio as it explores the music of composers such as Maria Schneider, Annette Peacock, Andrew Hill, George Gershwin, Carla

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    throw the rocks at her as Tessie is screaming. Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” incorporates a variation of symbols such as the date and the stool to connect the history and religious aspects. “Many prehistoric rituals took place on the summer solstice” (“The Lottery”). Jackson sets the story on “the morning of June

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    Objects weigh more farther from the Sun B. Objects weigh more on rocky planets C. objects weigh more on gas planets D. Objects weigh closer to the Sun 9. Which best explains what a winter solstice? A. The longest day of the year B. Two equinoxes C. When the number of hours of daylight and darkness are the same -D. The shortest day of the year 10. Select two details from

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    Contrast between two pure white continents Many people might think that the Arctic and the Antarctica share many similarities which make these two areas alike. However, though the temperatures in these two areas are both freezing under zero Celsius and the sceneries are with icy white lands, no two regions are exactly the same on this planet. To find out more interesting factors of differences between the North Pole and the South Pole, the polar bear and the penguin will lead the way. One major

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    Valeria Nina Mrs. Pellicer English II H 17 Nov. 2015 In the article “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall,” Diane Ackerman focuses on the description of how the leaves begin to turn color. Furthermore, her concerns include scientific processes. She also explains how the sunlight plays a significant role in enabling the leaves to create its pigmentation chlorophyll. The process of photosynthesis then takes its active role. Diane states, “Not all leaves turn the same colors. Elms, weeping willows

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    Chiron was irate with him for leaving but glad he made it back. This is important because the reactions were virtually complete opposite. Additionally, There was no Oracle or prophecy and without the Oracle Percy would have never known about the solstice and getting the master bolt back to Zues. Furthermore, without the prophecy he wouldn't have known about "the god who turned." ( Percy Jackson the Lightning Thief (book) ) With the quantity of scenes missing, things changed, and different

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    that Thanksgiving deserves equal recognition. While both holidays may share similar components, it is their differences that make both holidays equally important. Christmas originally was a celebration of the Winter Solstice for early Europeans. They believed that the Winter Solstice marked the end of the

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    noted that the three main coils of the mound are pointing to different solstices. The three points point to the winter solstice, the summer solstice and the last coil points to the Vernal and autumnal equinoxes, or the spring and fall equinox as observed by Dr. Lepper(2009). Once thought to be that the marks were used as a solar observatory, Lepper thinks this to be unlikely. Even though you can get a nice view of the solstice sunrises from the edge of the bluff, he thought it was more likely to be

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