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    The Wave

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    even crazy.  In the novel, “The Wave”, individuals  in Gordon High are under the severe influence of a classroom experiment lead by Ben Ross. “ The Wave” impacted many students by making them feel part of a greater good, giving them a leader with reasons to follow, and letting conformity get to the best

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    Standing Waves

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    Investigating The Variation of Wavelenght on Standing Waves: The Relationship between the Tension and the Wavelenght of a Standing Wave Research Question: How is the wavelenght of a standing wave dependent on the tension applied on the string? Hypothesis: If the tension on the string increases, the wavelenght of the standing wave will increase. Aim: To investigate the relationship between the Tension and the Wavelenght of a Standing Wave. Introduction: As a musician myself, I have always

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    Introduction: A wave is a disturbance in the medium that transfers energy from one place to another, there are two types of waves; longitudinal waves and transverse waves. Longitudinal waves ' are waves that vibrate or travel in the direction of propagation; back and forth. Transverse waves ' are waves where the medium oscillates at right angles to the direction of the propagation; up and down. Sound waves are categorised as longitudinal waves as they produce oscillations, along with having compressions

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    The Wave Salute Quotes

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    Three quotes that are significant are “‘ You mean I can’t go up into the stands unless I give The Wave salute? ‘ Laurie asked. Brad looked around sheepishly. ‘ Well, that’s what they decided, Laurie. ‘“ page 95, “ Almost out of control, he screamed ‘ Shut up! ‘ and threw her down on the grass… The Wave could hurt anyone, and at the same time he’d hurt Laurie, his own girlfriend, in the name of The Wave. “ page 114, and “...Ben thought, this was something he must make sure they learned: to question

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    Have you ever surfed a three story wave? Against all odds, Jay Moriarty was training to do just that. In preparation for this enormous task, Jay would have to train physically, mentally, and even spiritually. Should one of these goals were left unfulfilled, he would be ultimately unsuccessful in quest to surf one of the largest waves ever recorded. In order prepare physically, Jay would first have to painstakingly paddle over thirty lonely miles across the treacherous, blue, California bay to ensure

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    I was pulled underwater by the strong current, holding my breathe for as long as I could while I waited for the right time to swim back to the surface. My board kept me aware of where I was because I was completely disoriented by the wave that had just hit me.I was fearing for my life, hoping that one of my friends who I was surfing with would come and help me back up. I was struggling to not be sucked deeper by the oceans current and was trying to get back to the surface. Going through my head was

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    Change In The 5th Wave

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    with time and effort. I want to address to my readers is that everything changes and that nothing stays the same. Change is everywhere, especially in literature . An example of how a character’s relationship changes and evolves would be in The 5th wave by Yancey. The main character which is named Cassie and Evan, one of the “others”, as told in the story, are a perfect example of a change in a character 's relationship.The character 's feelings change which then affects the work as a whole. Their

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    Sound Waves, Frequencies, and Human Hearing By: Hanan Sabovic Sound is made up of vibrations, or sound waves, that we can hear. These sound waves are formed by objects vibrating. Sound waves travel through air, water, and solid objects as vibrations. When they reach our ears, these waves make the skin of our eardrums vibrate. The brain recognizes these vibrations as sounds made by different things. Scientists have been making amazing discoveries about sound for many years. For example, vibrations

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    In this essay, positivism and 2nd/3rd wave feminism are being compared and contrasted on their theories of how victims are given their status. In particular looking into the view of rape victims as this shows differences and similarities between the two theories. In the Sexual Offences Act (2003) it defines rape as forced penetration, with lack of consent, to the vagina, anus or mouth by a penis. Both of these theories explore the views of ‘ideal victims’. The United Nations stated that the term

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    3rd Wave Research Paper

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    The third wave does not solely focus on gaining rights as the first and second wave mostly did. Now, it is more about individuality. It is important for the individual to create her own thoughts and belief system of what she want feminism to do for her. This gives women more of a personal satisfaction. Social media can be a way for an individual to express themselves more freely than what was once possible. There are not only negative effects in regards to the feminist movement in the media. There

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    that the society reflected and various cultures that were embedded into the people’s lives. Nevertheless, in this paper, two of the social aspects during the period of the mid 1950s until the mid 1960s will be discussed through three of the French New Wave films; Breathless (À bout de souffle), Cléo from 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7), and The 400 Blows (Les

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    The Great Wave of Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai was published in his book Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji during the Tokugawa period (c. 1823-39). This full-color woodblock print was composed of a limited color palette of browns, greys, and vivid blues and depicts a giant wave that appears as though it is just about to crash down on one of two long boats, which do not appear to have a chance of navigating this tumultuous sea. The sky appears dark and stormy and in the distance a snow peaked mountain

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    The French New Wave was a film movement in the 1950’ and 60’s that consisted of an explosion of new film techniques, values, and styles that became a defining moment of cinematic innovation that’s impact is still present in the modern film industry. An influx of new, young directors sought to narratively, ideologically and stylistically veer off from the dominant, traditional mainstream cinema production standards and redefine the French film industry. The movement didn’t happen overnight and its

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    Essay On How To Surf

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    How to surf There are so many different elements to surfing, small waves, big waves, longboards,shortboards, There is not one right way to surf a wave. “ The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun” quotes by Kelly slater who is a 11x world surfing champion and Phil Edwards who is believed to be the first surfer to successfully surf a wave at pipeline in Hawaii. The most important thing to able to surf is to have a surfboard. For beginners a long board ranging from 7-9ft or a foam

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    There is one far distant memory that I can never seem to get out of my head. When I was much younger, maybe 8 or 9, my family and I went to the Hawaiian islands on vacation. As everybody else that visits the islands, we of course went to the beach. I had no idea at the time that I would have such an intense experience that would change me for the rest of my life. It all starts on a perfect Hawaiian day, everything was exactly what you would expect out of a hot vacation spot. We all decided that

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    Speech About Surfing

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    When I first started surfing 25 years ago I felt I would never learn quick enough. I distinctly remember running wildly to the ocean the first time with my new (really quite used) surfboard thinking I was going to start shredding those waves almost instantly. As I quickly found out learning to surf was not as easy as those guys hanging ten made it look. Surfing is a sport that has mass appeal, but many quit before the ever really get started. I have put together three easy lessons that should make

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    Zeto Point Case Study

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    However, I was able to estimate the swell window from the mouth of the bay where swell would be able to enter. Zeto Point is located at latitude 51o54’16.58”N and longitude 176o33’28.39”W. Being located in a bay, there are several obstructions to wave energy, the coordinates tangent to the northern obstruction are latitude 52o04’37.96N and longitude 176o12’20.72”W, this point is located 32.068 km from the surf break with bearing 48.739o. The southern obstruction is located at latitude 51o52’08.68”N

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    Survivor Guilt

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    They might think this because in the story, when the giant wave is coming toward K. and Seventh Man, he says, “I told myself to run over to K., grab hold of him, and get out of there...As clearly as I knew what I ought to be doing, I found myself running the other way.” This shows that the Seventh man chose to run away from K. instead of trying to grab him before the wave came. However, the Seventh Man was only ten years old, in the middle of a situation where he

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    replied. We dropped our feet into the water, which now felt icy as clouds rolled over the sun. Kicking into the waves, we made no progress. It seemed like we were propelling ourselves further towards the ocean. I could see a bridge approaching pretty quickly. Beyond it were the open seas of the Atlantic Ocean. We were doomed. I could see the ten foot waves that dwarfed the bay’s waves. They would surely flip and drown us. As we approached the bridge, I spotted something. There were five men in yellow

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    A Study of Naturalism in “The Open Boat” In “The Open Boat” Stephen Crane employs the literary techniques of imagery, symbolism, personification, setting and situational irony to exemplify Naturalism as a movement. Crane reflects upon his real-life experience as he tries to make sense of man’s existence, man’s place in the natural world, man’s struggle for survival, and the importance of brotherhood to man. Despite the ruthless indifference of the sea and the hardships it presents, Crane suggests

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