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  • Hills Like White Elephants By Ernest Hemingway Analysis

    Ernest Hemingway is a well known American novelist of the 20th century. He wrote an assortment of novels and short stories throughout his career. Two of his most famous short stories are “Hills Like White Elephants” and “A Clean Well Lighted Place.” Both of these works are written in a way that forces the reader to look beyond the general details to interpret the meanings of the stories. The significance of the works must be determined based on underlying themes and symbolism. This style of writing is called the Iceberg Theory. The Iceberg Theory refers to the fact that much like an iceberg, the real implications of Hemingway’s literature exist beneath the surface. In addition to being linked with the Iceberg Theory, Hemingway is also associated with specific themes and symbolism in his writing collectively referred to as Hemingway Code. Some examples of Hemingway Code include: bravery, grace under pressure, admiration and appreciation of other cultures, dignity in ourselves and in others, and existentialism. Though “Hills Like White Elephants” and “A Clean Well Lighted Place” are both Hemingway short stories, different elements of Hemingway Code appear in each work. Hemingway starts “Hills Like White Elephants” by introducing our two main characters, calling them, “the American and the girl” (Hemingway 212). “Hills Like White Elephants” takes place in Spain; it is evident from this that the man is likely an expatriate and it leaves the identity of the girl up to…

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  • Conversation In Jig's Hills Like White Elephants

    The short story, Hills like White Elephants, is essentially a conversation between a woman (Jig) and a man (unnamed, but referred to as The American) at a train station. Although this story is a conversation, neither of them truly communicate with each other, and they do not seem to care about the point of view of one another. The American is exasperatingly trying to convince the girl to have an operation. The nature of this operation is never clearly stated, but it is assumed to be an abortion.…

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  • Anise Character Analysis

    It would be difficult to find a cuter, more adorable little girl than Anise~! At least, that's what somebody would assume from Anise's introduction. In many ways, Anise is your typical, adorable 13-year-old. Cuter than a button, pink is her favorite color, and she has lots of typical girly and childish interests to boot. Even her weapon is a stuffed animal, that she's able to control so that she can ride it around during battle. She punctuates her sentences with hearts, has a wide range of…

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  • Anise The Red Lantern Analysis

    aise the Red Lantern (1991) by Yimou Zhang and The Wedding Banquet (1993) by Ang Lee specifically demonstrate perceptions of gender identity through a Chinese narrative. Zhang’s film examines the persecution of women and its harming affects. While Lee successfully creates an accepting story of homosexual characters Yet, he progresses in his portray of women. This paper will examine the issues of gender identity (specifically female identity ) in both films and argue that film can be used as a…

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  • Canine Olfactory-Shepherd

    One German shepherd, nine greyhounds, and one pug were dropped from the acquisition study due to motivation failure. The study continued with dilution training, which tested the dog’s performance when the odorant was diluted. All of the dogs from acquisition training participated in dilution training. The full strength odorant was one milliliter of the anise extract, the 10% odorant was made from one milliliter of anise extract and nine milliliters of mineral oil, and the 1% odorant was made…

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  • Biscotti Research Paper

    add your own flavor. gives many flavorful ideas that will compliment the experience of eating biscotti like “Chocolate Almond, Lemon Rasberry Almond, Cranberry Orange Almond, Chocolate covered Banana Walnuts, Red Velvet, Cinnamon Almond, or Lemon Blueberry Almond”. Biscotti has been embraced in the American culture. But instead of adding flavors to make it sweet, they add salt, pepper, and chesse. These are the most common ingredients for this dish/entrée:…

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  • Analysis Of What To A Slave Is The Fourth Of July

    “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay the tithe of mint and anise and cumin, and you have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgement, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.” (KJ21, Matthew 23:23) In his speech, “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July,” Frederick Douglass reminds his audience that there is much work to be done in abolishing the slave trade and much of that work revolves around treating all people with the…

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  • Scabies Persuasive Speech

    In the Archives of Dermatology, an examination demonstrated the tea tree oil cures scabies since it has oxygenated terpenoids. 4. Cayenne Pepper: There's no kitchen that doesn't have cayenne pepper, it makes our food pleasant and has numerous medical advantages like treating scabies. Cayenne pepper has a role in reducing the agony that scabies cause to you. The capsaicin in a cayenne pepper is intensely antagonistic to scabies as it diminishes any tingling by desensitizing the neurons in your…

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  • Oseltamivir: A Case Study

    company Roche launched oseltamivir in the global market with Tamiflu as its brand name. In 2007 alone this pharmaceutical company was producing 400 million doses of the drug with a market value of 2.2 billion US dollars, and benefitted by more than 18 billion US dollars since the launch of the drug. Synthesis from shikimic acid In the pharmaceutical industry, shikimic acid (3,4,5-trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid) is used as a base material for production of oseltamivir. The…

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  • Littha Sabbat Research Paper

    Litha is a Pagan Sabbat that falls on or around June 21st every year. Many people know this day as the Summer Solstice. This Sabbat is associated with many things including; strength, protection, love, nature, fertility, fulfillment and health. There following crafts can be made on this day to help one celebrate the Litha Sabbat. Cinnamon bundles Bundles of cinnamon sticks can be made by hand. Many Pagans empower these bundles with protection properties. Making cinnamon bundles is an easy…

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