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  • My Passion In Volleyball

    What does it feel like to have a passion?well It’s the feeling of freedom, like a bird soaring through the air without any worry in the world. That is why my passion is volleyball. When I play I feel a sense of relief. I feel as if there is no other troubles in the world, and that is why I continue to do it. It truly is my passion. Having a passion is important. It develops who you are as a person. In order to preserve, protect, and grow one’s passion, an individual must set a goal for their…

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  • Personal Narrative-Swim Analysis

    It was a chilly summer day, sunny and calm with a light breeze. The splashing of waves mingled with the laughter of 65 teens. Some jumped into the lake in their swimsuits. Meanwhile, I had forgotten to bring a swimsuit. This was a rite of passage. Every year, SHAD at Lakehead University was officially kick-started with a camping trip that culminated in leaping into a freezing cold lake. For the majority of my life, I hated exploring nature; more specifically, I hated doing things I assumed I…

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  • Acceptance And Identity In Stephen Mansfield's Keep It To Yourself

    Stephen Mansfield's book Keep it to Yourself, is a novel in the category of magical realism. It is aimed at teenage readers and is set in the summer holidays in Pretty Beach Caravan Park. It is about a young woman named Kathy Sharmon and her family going on their annual summer holiday at Pretty Beach. Kathy never wanted to go but she then finds hidden people which are peoples forgotten secrets and then starts to enjoy her stay at Pretty Beach Caravan Park. Through his narrative, the author…

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  • Dogtooth Film Analysis

    There are many films out there in the world of cinema where the audience has only seen the film from one angle. It is like going to the beach and all you can see is the surface of the ocean when there is so much more than just the surface. Film writers and directors want the audience to dig deeper and watch the film from multiple angles and different perspectives. Many films aim at a truth that they are trying to portray to the audience. The truth doesn’t necessarily have to be presented…

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  • Koggala Case Study

    Koggala is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka near Galle. It is governed by Habaraduwa city council. Koggala became world famous for its long scenic beach and lagoon. Koggala is surrounded on one side by a reef and on the other by a huge Koggala Lake, where the many tributaries of the Koggala Oya drained. It is located about 139 km south of Colombo, and is situated at a height of 3 meters (9.8 ft.) Above the sea level. Due to rise of tourism infrastructure development have increased in…

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  • Descriptive Essay On The Maldives

    Have you ever dreamed of staying in a house in the middle of the sea, waking up to a salty breeze and the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore? The Maldives - where you can experience yourself what a true paradise feels like, should be put on your bucket list right now. The Maldives is an island country which consists of 1192 coralline islands positioned in the Indian Ocean (Shakeela, 2015). Despite being the smallest country in Asia, its unique location encompassed with beautiful,…

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  • Narrative Pl The Great Glan Gourmet Getaway

    initiative of the dashing Tourism Officer, Lodar Escobillo - I had a unique opportunity to experience Glan through it's food and beaches while knowing the story behind its fascinating history. Glan is undoubtedly a must visit because of its pristine white sand beaches; known to be the best to spend a perfect summer with. In line with that, my guided food tour and beach hopping became more enjoyable and memorable because of the deliciously fresh delicacies made local brought to you in true…

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  • Summer Solstice Essay

    Lucas sunbathed on the balcony of his two-story house in Eastern Florida. The sun beat down on the ever-growing population of the town. The fact that it was summer meant that it was already hot. That temperature was driven up by Global Warming and what day it was- The Summer Solstice. Normally, Lucas would only go outside today for a few minutes, and following schedule, he had been inside for the rest of the day except for now. The stark white balcony was in deep contrast with the rest of…

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  • Ferry Beach State Park History

    Ferry Beach State Park is located in Saco Maine, between Old Orchard Beach and Camp Ellis. The park is nestled on 117 acres of beautiful land ranging from forested areas with luscious trees, to white sand beaches. One of the most popular draws to the park are the hiking trails where you can spend an afternoon taking in the awe inspiring views of the different eco systems that have made themselves at home and flourished. The trails are littered with man-made bridges that perch you above the floor…

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  • Waterjet And Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

    Particle (steel and spherical particles) waterjet is a new type of waterjet that can effectively break rock and other materials. In this study, simulation combined with experimental method was conducted to optimize the jet parameters (i. e., velocity, water pressure, impact time, concentration, diameter, and standoff distance) for modeling the rock breaking performance of a particle waterjet. In particular, the changes in the rock and particle properties after the impact were analyzed based on…

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