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  • The Hunger Games In Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

    or try to talk himself out the situation. Instead, he took them all on, and did a fairly good job for fighting four-to-one. This trait would be extremely advantageous in the Hunger Games because fighting is what the games are all about. Therefore, since Brian is obviously well equipped with the attitude and ability to fight, he would thrive in the games. A different trait that Brian possesses that would make him excel and survive the Hunger Games would be his logical reasoning. Brian is a very bright child, and very little goes over his head. When Brian is out with his father on his birthday, Rex buys Brian a Sad Sack comic book as a birthday present, and they go and have dinner with Ginger, a woman who lives at the Green Lantern in Battle Mountain. After they finish their dinner, Rex takes both Brian and Ginger back to a hotel room, where Ginger and Rex disappeared into the bedroom for awhile. While most children around Brian’s age would not have thought anything too unusual about this circumstance, Brian knew exactly what was going on. Later when Brian is telling Jeanette about his outing with Rex, he tells her all about Ginger, and how Rex also made Brina give his comic book to Ginger. Brian is very upset by the fact that Ginger now has his comic book, and remarks, “Brian had taken such a powerful dislike to Ginger…. I wondered if he had figured out something about Ginger….”(79-80). Brian was able to logically reason through what was going on between Rex and Ginger, and he…

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  • Battle Of Blair Mountain Analysis

    The Battle of Blair Mountain is one of the most crucial episodes in the American history that highlights the doctrines of the socioeconomic systems. The events of the civil violence and disobedience depict the exploitation and capitalism manifested in the contemporary society. Battle of the Blair Mountain in 1921 is one of the gruesome mining wars in the history. The government deployed military forces to calm the uprisings. The Kantian tenet on civil disobedience links the moral authority,…

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  • The Life Of Jeannette Walls In Battle Mountain

    and embarrassed about it. The Walls’ lives were truly unstable. They didn’t have a stable place to sleep, a stable diet, a stable income, or a stable family relationship. The Walls basically lived a nomadic lifestyle and did what they want and didn't care about the consequence of their own action. Despite all the difficulties that had engulfed Jeannette's live, there were still some bright moments and times when Jeannette learns about life from her beloved, drunk, and intelligent father, Rex…

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  • Himalaya Essay

    He descended to the earth in ten different forms (avatars) to preserve righteousness in the world. The Himalaya has done the same: Mountains reincarnate to preserve the planet's 'right environment' for life. This Vishnu-Himalaya parallelism has mythological beauty and richness. In Hindu mythology, Himavat is the personification of the Himalayan Mountains. He is the father of Ganga, a heavenly river that flew from the toe of Vishnu, but which was brought down to the earth to purify the ashes of…

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  • Importance Of Polar Expeditions In Shipwreck At The Bottom Of The World By Ernest Shackleton

    “By endurance we conquer.” - Ernest Shackleton. Polar expeditions are some of the most dangerous expeditions out there and are very demanding. Planning the trip, animals, living conditions, food and each crew member struggling to help each other out and keep their sanity are just some of the hurdles in these treacherous expeditions. You might already have a clue about how hard these expeditions are because well, everyone knows how harsh Antarctica is being known as a “frozen desert”, but in this…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Beartooth Mountain

    have ever seen, Beartooth Mountain. The first time I see the mountain I am astounded anything could possibly be so immense. The sun catches the snow at the top of the mountain shooting light down into the Valley below. Then my view slides down the mountain, numerous pine trees seem to wrap around the entire mountain like a child in their blanket. This is the moment I realize it is amazing that later today, I am going to be at the top. As I approach the mass of pine trees, I begin to smell the…

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  • Edmund Hillary Norgay Research Paper

    Tenzing had saved Hilary’s life in the early stage of 1953 expedition. They both learned to respect each other as a mountaineers. When they reach the summit they lingled about 15 minutes at the top. Hilary captured the photo as Tenzing unfolds the flags of Nepal, India and United States. There is no picture of Edward Hillary as Tenzing was unfamiliar with the camera. Conclusion – To conclude, these personalities were totally different from each other. They do not have any similarities rather…

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  • Personal Narrative: Growing Up In Vail

    people I shared the chairlift with would tell me how lucky I was, but I would just smile politely and nod, unaware of my fortune. I had grown up in mountains and didn’t know anything different. As I have gotten older and been fortunate enough to have traveled outside of my familiar mountain range, I have realized how intensely beautiful mountains are. Now that I have become so attached to my activities and lifestyle in Vail, I can’t imagine growing up anywhere else. The beautiful mountains that…

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  • Climbing To The Top Persuasive Speech

    climbing to the tip-top of a high mountain and you’re looking for a larger, more enticing feat? Look no further! Welcome to Hilltop Anonymous, a well-organized and highly skilled guide group who will take you on an exhilarating trek up Mount Everest! This once in a lifetime deal will supply you with the safest and most reliable trip to the summit of the largest mountain in the world. Mount Everest is a beautiful mountain that everyone needs to experience at least once in their lifetime. The…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Beauty Of The Sawtooth Mountains

    thirty mile hike. Right now you probably think I’m crazy for hiking up mountains for thirty miles! But I will never forget the experience of the beauty of the Sawtooth mountains and spending time with my grandpa. Also, I will never forget the massiveness of the three ridges we had to climb up. That was definitely not my favorite part of the hike. The hike started out at a lake called Pedit Lake, then we went to a few other mountain lakes before we got to beautiful Redfish lake, our destination.…

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