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  • Analysis Of The Flea By John Donne - 1,103 words
    Analysis Of The Flea By John Donne Shai Steeck English 2 Essay 1 The Flea John Donne Observe a typical bar; every Saturday night sweat drenched bodies emitting alcohol and pheromones from every pore, exchange conversation, pleasantries, and yes even sex (perhaps not directly in view but certainly eluded to). Is this animalistic, barbaric behavior acceptable? Should sex be taken so lightheartedly? Or do we take it to seriously; guarding sex like it was the Holy Grail, or the secret to life itself? These questions may be to deep and pointed for most to approach, yet John Donne in his poem The Flea wades through them like the kiddy pool. In this clever poem Donne uses a flea, blood, and the mur ...
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  • Flea By John Donne - 224 words
    Flea By John Donne Conceits on John Donnes "The Flea" John Donne was born into an old Roman Catholic family. At age 11 he entered the University of Oxford, where he studied for three years. He spent the next three years at the University on Cambridge, but took no degree at either university. In 1593, Donnes younger brother died in prison after being arrested for harboring a priest. Donne relinquished his Roman Catholic faith and joined the Anglican Church. His first book of poems, Satires, was written during this period and was considered one of Donnes most important literary efforts. Songs and Sonnets was also written about this same time. Donne sat in Queen Elizabeths last parliament until ...
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  • The Flea Vs To His Coy Mistress - 609 words
    The Flea Vs To His Coy Mistress Seduction has been the game most played through out the centuries, as males attempt to convince and invite females into their beds. In Marvell's To His Coy Mistress and Donne's The Flea, the speakers, propose a peccadilloes offer, which is so cunningly backed up by a liberalistic argument and is presented to each female when the generous request has been declined. These arguments are designed to induce thoughts of a carnal nature. The persuasions used by each are completely different but are structured entirely for one purpose. To corner or trick the maiden into saying Yes. Though both arguements are supurb, Marvell's has a nicer, refined style to it. In To Hi ...
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  • Apologetics - 436 words
    Apologetics A couple of months ago, being pretty ignorant, I had to ask myself, what exactly is Apologetics. After a little research and a few lectures from my Professors, I learned that it is the defense of Christian faith, usually on intellectual issues. (Horton 640). There are many arguments that can be used in order to defend the faith, however, I will focus on four arguments, ontological, Natural Theology, accuracy of scriptures, and personal miracles. First is the ontological argument. Human beings almost universally acknowledge that there is something, or someone, beyond themselves and that in some way, or ways, they are responsible to that something or someone (Railey/Aker 40). This ...
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  • Asian Financial Crisis - 1,036 words
    Asian Financial Crisis Have you ever been in a situation where you were low cash and in debt? Well, I know I have. I remember one time when I had used up all of my money for the month, and owed, at the same time, my sister ten dollars. Boy, that was pure hell. You cant buy anything, and you feel like you have no control over anything. Well, imagine an entire continent in a financial rut. That is what is currently going on in Asia. This dilemma is known as the Asian Financial Crisis. Now, what exactly is the Asian Financial Crisis? Well, it is the current imbalance of Asias economy. While some areas are doing great, most areas are poor and economically unstable . Currency value has gone down ...
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  • Black Plague - 1,071 words
    Black Plague Living in Europe in the middle of the 1300s would have been heartbreaking and dreadful. Not only were the living conditions very poor but there was an unknown disease that was wiping out a large percentage of European population. One cannot imagine the fear of wondering whether you or someone you loved was going to catch this deadly disease. No explanation would make a person feel safe from catching it or dying with it. The people of Europe just lived their lives as best they could realizing that nothing they do could ever stop this. They did not have the power to stop this it was far too beyond them. This unknown disease is known as the Bubonic Plague. The plague was passed amo ...
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  • Bubonic Plague - 577 words
    Bubonic Plague The Bubonic Plague, or Black Death, had many negative as well as positive effects on medieval Europe. While being one of the worst and deadliest diseases in the history of the world, it indirectly helped Europe break grounds for some of the basic necessities for life today. The Black Death erupted in the Gobi Desert in the late 1320s, but one really knows why. The plague bacillus was alive and active long before that; as Europe itself had suffered an epidemic in the 6th century. But the disease had lain relatively dormant in the succeeding centuries. It is believed that the climate of Earth began to cool in the 14th century, and perhaps this so-called little Ice Age had someth ...
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  • Bubonic Plague - 1,197 words
    Bubonic Plague The Bubonic plague is a contagious disease, which can reach epidemic proportions, transmitted to humans by the fleas of an infected rat. The most telltale sign of the plague is the enlarged lymph nodes in the groin, armpit, or neck. The name for the Bubonic plague originated from the name for the swollen lymph nodes: Buboes. The disease is also called the Black Death. The reason for this nickname might have been the black spots on the skin or the purplish tint on an infected persons skin. The Black Death is known as the most fatal disease of the middle ages. The bacteria called Yersinia Pestis causes the disease. The whole cycle begins with an infected rat. A rat flea (Xenopsy ...
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  • Bubonic Plague - 396 words
    Bubonic Plague The Bubonic Plague has killed more people than any other plague. During the 1300's, the Black Death, as they called it, killed nearly half the population of Europe. They called it the Black Death because of the dark color the people's faces would turn after they died. It is caused by rod-shaped bacteria, Yersinia Pestis. The Bubonic Plague is an acute and severe infection. It is carried by the fleas on infected rodents(rat, squirrel). If the rodent or flea bites a person then it can be passed from person to person from mucus droplets spread by coughing. When infected, the person becomes ill in a few hours to a few days. The bacteria spread throughout the body. The symptoms inc ...
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  • Count Of Monte Cristo - 1,742 words
    Count Of Monte Cristo Every man has his rise and his downfall. His rise can be attributed to hard work, dedication to accomplishing a set goal, or possibly even luck. Sometimes a man can become jealous at another mans fortune and wish for his downfall. He might even try to make this wish come true in an innumerous amount of ways. At some point in a mans life, there is his downfall. It could be a disastrous downfall or maybe just a minor setback. However, if this man is smart he will try to overcome this downfall and try to gain vengeance on those who brought this bad luck upon him. In The Count of Monte Cristo, Edmond Dantes is living a very successful life until others, who are jealous of h ...
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  • Count Of Monte Cristo - 1,263 words
    Count Of Monte Cristo There are many subplots involving The Count of Monte Cristo's adversaries. The first one started out in Rome where the count met two young men, Albert de Morcerf and Franz d'Epinay. The Count became a great friend to the two young men and even saved Albert's life when the "Italian bandit," Luigi Vampa, captured him. Luckily Vampa was a loyal friend to the count and obeyed his command to release Albert. Albert eventually introduced the count to Paris society and to his many friends. The next subplot was when The Count of Monte Cristo bought the house in Auteuil. His servant Bertuccio had a history with that house that involved Monsieur de Villefort. He later told that st ...
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  • Global Warming - 1,544 words
    Global Warming (After a lot of reading and hunting around on the net, I found a great deal of information on this topic. I had never really researched on it before so wanted to make sure that calculations agreed from report to report. Most of them did so I will base my answer on these different reports. This subject is extremely interesting, scary and a bit of a shock as to how much we have abused and taken advantage of this Earth. Though progress as far as technology has been something we make use of and enjoy, we are paying for it in ways I never thought of before this subject came up in this class! Please forgive my ignorance. I am troubled that my children and their children will suffer ...
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  • I Love This Business, Exults Robert Kaynes Jr, Vice President Of Sales And Grandson Of The Founder At Bron Shoe, The Columbus - 1,781 words
    ... ultifaceted. "There's light sentiment, thank you' sentiment, and holiday sentiment," says Gullickson. "Basically we can link flowers with any sentiment." FTD, as we now know it, was founded in 1910 by 15 retail florists who agreed to exchange orders for out-of-town deliveries via a relatively new medium--the telegraph. Prior to the formation of FTD, out-of-town floral orders were shipped by parcel post or train. A little more than 80 years later, FTD is made up of more than 24,000 independent retail florist members in North America, all of them linked--by state-of-the-art technology--to florists in 142 countries. Also like Hallmark, FTD is responsible for a number of "firsts" that, altho ...
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  • I Love This Business, Exults Robert Kaynes Jr, Vice President Of Sales And Grandson Of The Founder At Bron Shoe, The Columbus - 1,781 words
    ... ultifaceted. "There's light sentiment, thank you' sentiment, and holiday sentiment," says Gullickson. "Basically we can link flowers with any sentiment." FTD, as we now know it, was founded in 1910 by 15 retail florists who agreed to exchange orders for out-of-town deliveries via a relatively new medium--the telegraph. Prior to the formation of FTD, out-of-town floral orders were shipped by parcel post or train. A little more than 80 years later, FTD is made up of more than 24,000 independent retail florist members in North America, all of them linked--by state-of-the-art technology--to florists in 142 countries. Also like Hallmark, FTD is responsible for a number of "firsts" that, altho ...
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  • Increase Immigration Into Canada - 608 words
    Increase Immigration into Canada Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. As we all now we are all gathered here today to debate, argue over a bill concerning an increase in immigration. We may not all be on the same side. But personally I am for increasing immigration and in the following I will explain, my reasons. Since the early 1600s and after the great depression Canada has had many ups and downs concerning immigration. It has had immigrants flea from all different countries from around the world. Some people from other countries have come here for many sorts of reasons. Some came looking for riches like the French during their years. Some others were forced to leave Canada because of war ...
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  • Insecticides - 1,012 words
    Insecticides An insecticide is used to kill insects. There are many kinds of insecticides, but organic insecticides are the most commonly used (World Book, 1999). Organic insecticides are split into three different categories: Chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides, organophosphate insecticides, and carbamate insecticides (World Book, 1999). In this paper, I'll explore how toxic each of these insecticides are, how they affect wildlife, humans, and the environment, and what we can do to help. WHY USE INSECTICIDES? Some insects, like white flies and mosquitoes, can carry deadly diseases that affect crops, animals and humans. Insects can cause about 5.5 billion dollars in crop and live stock loss ...
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  • Introduction - 957 words
    Introduction In the pond water lab experiment, our group has chosen to test the effects of nitrates on a pond community. After a lot of research, we have found that nitrates in a pond community can increase growth rates of plants and some animals. The effects of nitrates include algal blooms, which is when too much food or nutrients are consumed by producers, (i.e. algae) causing them to grow and spread, so they consume all of the dissolved oxygen in the water. Most animals in water like many kinds of fish and some insects need certain levels of dissolved oxygen to live. When it is used up due to algal blooms, they die due to lack of oxygen. It also causes plants who need certain levels of d ...
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  • Jfk: Was His Assassination Inevitable - 1,232 words
    JFK: WAS HIS ASSASSINATION INEVITABLE? A popular misconception is that President John F. Kennedy's assassination was an isolated event perpetrated by one man. This could not be farther from the truth. Instead, it was the result of a complex combination of domestic and foreign events. When President Kennedy was in office, he had to deal with many issues, ranging from business and finance to crime-fighting and war issues. Perhaps it is not as important to decide who it was that killed him, but why. President Kennedy's decisions and courses of action were not popular with everybody, and thus it is not surprising that his assassination was inevitable. The people who might have wanted John F. Ken ...
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  • Light Infantry Of Ancient Greece - 1,536 words
    Light Infantry Of Ancient Greece For a long time peace was understood in negative fashion, simply as the absence of war. -Yvon Garlan Kendrick Pritchett in the introduction to the book "The Greek State at War" points out that in order to write history of Greek Warfare one " ... would require a knowledge of many aspects of Greek life. The would-be investigator would have to be familiar with terrain in the case of any given battle, have an acquaintance with the archaeological artifacts of various types, close familiarity with the written sources, and most important, an understanding of the general economic picture. He would also need some insight into ancient religion and acquaintance with mil ...
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  • Lynx - 985 words
    Lynx Lynx by Cody White Academic Orientation Mr. Keown period 7 December 19, 1997 With a pounce and a hop the speedy lynx chases the bleached white hare through the bushes. Poof! The hare disappears into the shiny white powder. Then the sly lynx picks up the scent of the hare and pounces toward the small hairball. The sharp elongated claws dont dig in, and the hares long slender legs launch himself out of the hole and out of danger. The swift cat swings his claws around to hit the fast hare, but he hits the snow right under his back legs. The hare runs right between two willow trees and into a narrow opening which has a bunch of fallen willow trees. The hare has escaped from the lynx this on ...
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