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    is said that Wordsworth wrote the whole poem in his head first then he started to write it down. The following is as an excerpt from the poem, mainly the opening and the last lines: Five years have past; five summers, with the length Of five long winters! and again I hear These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs With a soft inland murmur.—Once again Do I behold these steep and lofty cliff (Lines 1-4). That after many wanderings, many years Of absence, these steep woods and lofty cliffs, And

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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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    snowdrop and the crocus. This makes sense as both are winter hardy and known to flower during winter months. Snowdrop is also thought to ease sorrow. (again this would be helpful when beginning a new change, as we are often scared and sorrowful to let go.) The flowers for the month of January are cottage pink Dianthus caryophyllus, which is a plumeria flower hardy to -40 degrees, so it often blooms or will continue to have blooms in winter and the Galanthus which is the latin name for

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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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    Essay About Nowruz

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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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    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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    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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    Essay On Pole Vaulting

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    There are many different types of different hobbies and sports for people to choose from. Because I am an active competitive athlete in track and field, I find the sport extremely enjoyable to participate in, and just as exciting to watch. Learning how to become a successful, hard working athlete takes time and patience. More specifically, being a pole vaulter, the training and technique needed to be successful in this particular event is crucial. If interested in the sport of pole vaulting, it

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    Every summer has a story, and every winter comes with snow day memories. Some days I enjoy 100 degree weather at the lake. Other days I’m thankful It’s cold so I can wear an oversized sweater. Summer and winter have much in common but also have so many differences.     Summer means “no school, no homework,” and it also comes with no alarms/deadlines. Summer is to relax and be stress free, to enjoy hobbies you’ve forgotten. I would rather enjoy 100 degree weather, with a sweating cold water in a

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    LANGUAGE TECHNIQUE USED IN JOSEPH CONRAD’S HEART OF DARKNESS ABSTRACT The nineteenth century has been called "the age of the novel", as the last of the major forms of literature to appear. The novel was one of the most fluent, diverse, and unpredictable of literary forms. It was the dominant literary form which reached its apotheosis in the Last century. The novel may seem modern but is historically related to other literary forms such as drama and the epic. It took many forms when it emerged in

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    In the book Frankenstein, Mary Shelley used distinctive techniques to draw the reader in and find themselves to be similar, as well as dissimilar, to characters in at least one way. Shelley knew how to tie some characters together, even if they seemed to be complete opposites. Victor contrasted with the monster he created is one of the most prominent examples of her work. Throughout the book, some similarities and differences between the Victor and the monster consist of their relations to nature

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    As the embodiment of the American Dream, Gatsby is both present and unreachable. Gatsby, although corrupt for most of the novel, turns out “alright” in the end. In her article, “The Great Gatsby and the Obscene Word”, the author, Barbra Will, focuses on how Gatsby’s characterization and the obscene word on his steps complete the ending to The Great Gatsby. With his past life being full of corruption, the audience, as well as Nick, is forced to forget about Gatsby’s past. When Gatsby’s past is forgotten

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    Essay On Ocean Currents

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    Ocean currents and wind currents are a huge part of the systems on earth. They have global impact on our environment and on mankind. There are many currents which all have their own characteristics and effects on different parts of the world. One of the world’s major ocean currents is the Kuroshio Current, a north-eastward flowing current, which flows along Japan and eventually merges with the easterly drift of the north pacific. The current transports warm, tropical water towards the polar region

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    in Paradise As an American from the Midwest, the image that comes to mind of life on a Caribbean island is paradise which evokes a feeling of peace and tranquility. A place where one can escape the snow and freezing temperatures during the long winter months. A place one could enjoy beautiful beaches, tropical trees and green foliage year round. Everyone has their own perspective of things whether they have experienced it first hand or through second hand information. In Judith Ortiz Cofer’s

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    Danny Cohen Mr. Ramlow 10 Honors English May 9 2015 “The Emperor Of Ice-Cream’’ While the subject of ice-cream in the esteemed poet Wallace Stevens’ poem “The Emperor of Ice-Cream’’ may invoke jovial, childhood memories of happy summers and family, explicating his poetry proves to be just the opposite, in its being an arduous task that baffled literary critics for decades after his poems were released. Also ironically, Stevens, who for most of his life was a lawyer in the dull,cold Hartford, Connecticut

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    Four Seasons In Michigan

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    different sights, sounds and smells you will encounter. Having four seasons here brings out the different elements of nature you will find in Michigan. The four seasons are winter, spring, summer, and fall with each one displaying different attributes. Starting with winter we will look at each aspect that makes up that season. Winter is the coldest season here in Michigan. A few reasons for that are the temperatures, snow, and condition that nature is in. The season usually last from the end of November

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    For example, he says that “in winter and spring, stomachs are warm and sleep longest. Accordingly, more food should be given in these seasons” (Aphorisms 15). He is able to prove this theory because it is usually seen in young men and athletes. The reasoning behind giving more food is

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