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    The Life of Ashton Stamper Due: November 7 4 odd Definition of honor High respect. My definition people who have honor are respected well and known. Benjamin Thompson was a physicist and inventor who was a founder of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. While in the military Thompson noted that during the process of boring cannons, the metal turned red hot and even boiled the water used to keep it cool. The explanation was that if the metal broke into pieces the caloric is liberated from the metal. This gives rise to heat. Thompson rejected this because, even when filing is not made heat is emitted by simple friction. Actually he showed that the amount of heat in boring was so much that if it poured back it could melt the other the metal. But stated more caloric could be achieved from the metal than it could possibly bear. Thompson’s view was that the heat was due to mechanical motion of the cannon . He showed the quantity of heat was equal to the motional energy of the borer. He made it clear that heat was a form of energy. Thompson even said how much heat was produced by a given amount of motion. He was the first scientist to measure the mechanical equivalent…

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    recently in our history recognized the benefit of removing smoke from the home. There is little documentation on the history of chimneys and their function in the home. In western civilization there is record of chimneys being destroyed by an earthquake in 1347 (Butler, n.d.). Most homes had a centrally located hearth that was used for heat and cooking, which had a vent directly above it; While this did help smoke escape from the home, it wasn’t a chimney. Notice in Figure 1 that the top of…

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    Symbolism in the works of literature refers to the use of objects, people, animals, and situations that have other meaning than the literal one used in the story. It creates a certain emotion or mood in the story making the reader understand it better. Symbolism is widely applied in the story Everyday Use by Alice Walker. This paper will explore symbolism in the story Everyday Use which includes the house, quilt, yard and characteristics of some characters. One of the prominent symbols in the…

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    “Ship of Gold In the Deep Blue Sea” by Gary Kinder is a book about the search for the SS Central America; a steamship that carried hundreds of passengers and an estimated $2,000,000 in gold (which is $292,000,000 in modern day value) in 1857 that was trying to reach New York from Panama which later went down in a hurricane. Tommy Thompson later sets out to discover the riches of the lost vessel on a quest that people had thought was near impossible to plan. While Thompson had found the ship and…

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    How does ‘Secrets in the Fire’ show personal strength and courage? ‘Secrets in the Fire’ written by Henning Mankell and translated by Connie Stuksrud, is a story about a young girl named Sofia who goes through many struggles and shows how she can cope and deal with those situations. The book gives examples of personal strength and courage by having the characters be persistent, having Sofia cope with her struggles, having characters encourage the protagonists, etc. This will focus on the three…

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    Though they adapt the same source material, through the skillful use of setting and cinematography, the openings of Joss Whedon’s and Kenneth Branagh’s Much Ado About Nothing present vastly different moods. Both contain sequences not featured in the text that add to their vision of Shakespeare’s original work - a triumphant and frenzied entrance in a bucolic setting for one, and an intimate abandonment in the other. Branagh’s production is a show, choosing to downplay the darker aspects of the…

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    Within the realm of communication there are five contexts of communication which we utilize regularly to effectively relay the messages we intend for others to receive. These five contexts are referred to in Business Communication for Success (2012) as intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, public and mass communication. As each context is examined we will explore examples of each one as they present themselves in everyday life in addition to the appeal of intrapersonal communication and the not…

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    Dr. Q Honors English 17/3/23 The Fundamental Actress of The Importance of Being Earnest- Dame Judi Dench “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a British comedy written by Oscar Wilde, which was transposed into a movie by the director Oliver Parker in 2002. Lady Augusta Bracknell is a dominant character which has a profound impact in both play and movie; her role is essential. She symbolizes the stereotypical upper-class woman during the Victorian Age. She is the tool through which Oscar…

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    “You are beautiful”. Matthew Hoffman’s piece titled “you are beautiful”. This piece is an biennial panel. Installed at the Elmhurst art museum Illinois. March 2015. “You are beautiful” falls under contemporary art.”You are beautiful” provides people with an opportunity to reflect on our society and the issues that we are going through on a day to day basis.People can relate to this piece.”You are beautiful” is more than just three words.”You are beautiful” is hung at the entrance of the museum…

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    Between 1942 and 1945 he began to document the Japanese community forced to live in internment camps in California. In the mid- 40s Lange, who had been hired to record the Japanese - Americans in the concentration camps, was censured by the Relocation Authority War, because she was showing the internment camps for Japanese-Americans in a way the government did not agree. Dorothea Lange became world famous with her series of photographs entitled "Migrant Mother". These images were taken in…

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