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  • Fahrenheit 451 Literature Quotes

    he believes in it. “Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright, fire is clean,” (pg 60). 4. In the novel, fire is represented as destructive. For example, Montag is a fireman and burns books for a living because reading is outlawed. But, fire does not only destroy books but it also destroyed homes and people. Also, at the end of the novel the city goes up in flames, destroying everything. However, fire is also a symbol of strength. The woman that was burned with her books interprets fire as a symbol of strength. “Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God’s Grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out,” (pg 34). The Phoenix is also mentioned throughout the book, which could be a symbol of rebirth after destruction. The firemen wear the phoenix on their suits, Beatty drives a phoenix car. 5. Clarisse helped trigger Montag’s thought processes. She asks him many thought provoking questions which make him start to question his life. He says that he can see himself in her eyes. “How rarely did other people’s faces take of you and throw back to you your own expression, your innermost trembling thought?” (pg 11). Before Montag met Clarisse, he remembers meeting an old man named Faber who was a retired english professor. When Montag wants to learn more about books he thinks, “But where do you get help, where do you find a teacher this late?” (pg 74). Faber becomes the teacher that aids Montag in becoming a more educated person. When…

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  • Why Came To American University Essay

    waiting for admission letter, but after 3 months I haven’t heard any information from those university, so during that time I started nervous, I scared about my education career. Finally, the good news has arrived, I got admission letter from ASU in July, and I made quick decision AUS is my next destination in United States. After been admitted to ASU, and I still have long way to go, because I have to give many documents to school to make sure I can get my i20 on time. So started the process in…

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  • 202 Freeway Case Study

    can be an alternative solution. These mixed methodologies were accomplished by looking at websites that gave a layout of what the expansion would be and look like and articles that pointed out why the expansion should not take place. It is important to note that I chose this topic because I am concerned about the environmental impacts of the environment due human development taking over. Each of these methodologies play an important role in determining how natural land and wildlife would be…

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  • Arizona State Museum Analysis

    Arizona State Museum. Today, for the first trip, I have chosen to visit Arizona State Museum, since it is convenient for me to walk for few minutes to invigorate my brain. It is a big building with post modern architecture design, having plenty of showings about the civilization and lifestyle of Arizona region. Before entering the museum, I expected learning about the many cultures and types of ethnic groups that lived and represented the Sonoran region throughout the centuries.…

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  • Exemplification Essay: Arizona's Public Transportation Problem

    The State Fair in phoenix is very popular, however, I did not join it this year because I could not find a bus or metro which could take me to the fair directly. I did have other choices: spent at least 40 dollars to take a round trip or spent 3 hours on the metro and one hour to walk to get there then back home. Neither of them would be a good decision. As the sixth most populous city nationwide (“Phoenix Quick Fact” 1), compared with New York and other big cities, phoenix’s public…

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  • Thomas Build The Fire Analysis

    The Significance of Thomas-Builds-The-Fire Sherman J. Alexie’s “This is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” has multiple interconnecting themes and symbolic ideas throughout his story. Alexie’s story can be simplified as the death of a father changed his son’s life. However, it is more complex than that throughout the story. There are hidden connections all through Alexie’s work. One hidden connection is the character Thomas Builds-the-fire. Thomas is Victor’s childhood friend, and is the…

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  • What Does Fire Symbolize In Fahrenheit 451

    Montag changes his thoughts and views on fire, and phoenix has both destruction and renewal meanings. Initially, fire has a huge symbolism throughout this book because, it’s what this book is based around.…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Swimming Upstream And Trapline By Eden Robinson

    lives. However, they may have different ways of dealing with their pains and emotions. In the two stories, “Swimming Upstream” by Beth Brant and “Traplines” by Eden Robinson, the victims are exposed to two different problems that both create a trapped environment. Whether it’s internal conflict or against a community, they are forced to resort to ways to help cope with their struggling. Thus, through close examination of “Swimming Upstream” and “Traplines”, it will become evident how both…

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  • Phoenix Art Museum Essay

    The Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix Public Library, and the Phoenix Art Museum have key characteristics that represent the landscape as well as their functionality. It can be said that the design of these buildings are similar and at the same time completely different in the way that they represent the landscape. The Instrument museum was designed by Rich Varda, an award-winning architect. The construction began on February 2008 and the museum opened its doors in April 2010. The Phoenix…

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  • The Role Of Romanticism In The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

    The only sound in the world is the one of waves crashing against the hot sand. The only smell is one of salt in the air. You feel the hot sensation of your skin under the blazing sun. This heavenly scene stresses emotion, nature, and a simple lifestyle. Those are three emphases of Romanticism, a powerful theme that values the natural world above reason and logic. In Romantic works, trees, mountains, and lakes are not only commonly seen, but have a restorative power on the soul. Romanticism,…

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