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    Because of this risk, many fatal accidents did happen (Glørstad). These accidents did deter people away from traveling the sea. Though there were fatal accidents, people still used boats in order to travel to unreachable places by land. It is reasonable to think that these accidents did happen regularly (Glørstad). They could have done this because they wanted to follow their prey, such as seals, in order to get important raw materials like blubber and that death was worth the risk of traveling by boat so that they could have the proper supplies. Because they kept traveling they were able to continue the colonization of…

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    Blubber Research Paper

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    WHALES Did you know that whales can dump heat and sweat in blubber spots called thermal windows? Sometimes people think that whales blow water out their blowhole it actually just cold breath. Most whales even ones with teeth just eat their food whole instead of chewing. It’s amazing how many whales live out in the world to this day. This paper shows their blubber, blowhole, and teeth facts of a whale. This paragraph will explain why whales have blubber. Blubber is a thick skin that protects…

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    Blubber Book Analysis

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    Published 42 years ago, “Blubber” provides an ever relevant take on bullying. Blume writes the novel from the perspective of fifth-grade student and bully, Jill Brenner. The writing of the novel was inspired by Blume’s own daughter and her experiences in the classroom. In this story, the reader meets Linda; an awkward and overweight girl in Jill’s fifth-grade class who unfortunately gets dominated by the other students. While Linda read her report on whales the other students gave her a new…

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    Billboards are flooded with naked celebrities telling people about protection of animals. These are the famous work of PETA. PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Some of their less popular ads are actually a very touchy subject in the media world. The worldwide organization of PETA has captured the public’s attention with their thought provoking images that are considered highly controversial. Some countries have even banned particular ads. “Save the Whales” is the…

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    I think that the fact that not everyone is drawn to the same aspects of the novel is, in part, the beauty of the story. At the same time, the variety in form can be confusing to most. A story that is frustrating to follow can turn audiences away. In Shiela Post-Lauria’s article “‘Philosophy in Whales... Poetry in Blubber’: Mixed Form in Moby-Dick” she tells us that: The metaphysical discussions, genre shifts, use of Shakespearean conventions, and mixture of facts and romance-typically considered…

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    Judy Blume Research Paper

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    youngsters by writing books that help them face their pressures and embrace their differences. Young-adult author Judy Blume, tries to connect with her audiences real life struggles in the book Blubber however, some critics thought her use of profanity might set bad examples for her readers. • Childhood: Judy Sussman (Blume) was born on February 12th,1938 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Her parents are Ralph Sussman and Esther (Rosenfeld) Sussman (“Bogart “Judy Blume Biography” 1). In 1959 she was…

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    Keesh thinks of a way to kill the polar bears instead of just stabbing it from behind because he knows by doing that he is risking his life. Keesh’s plan is was to take “‘a small chunk of blubber’” (Martel) then put whalebones in it and then cover it up with more blubber so the whalebone is unseen. He places the balls of blubber outside so it can harden and when it is frozen, the bear is going to pick it up and eat it. As the bear digest the ball of blubber, the blubber will melt and the…

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    Polar bears they have a thick layer of blubber that can be up to 10 cm thick covered with another 15 cm of fur, and penguins to have a thick layer of blubber several centimeters thick. This is a very good way for the penguins and polar bears to keep warm. Blubber is conduction because it is insulating the animal, and the animal touches cold air. The polar bear is a big animal so it absorbs more heat than a smaller animal (like the penguin) so the penguins huddle - since they are so small it’s…

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    Camels in the desert have a similar adaptation - gaining water from their fat. Seals have a large amounts of fat (blubber) which the polar bears consume. When catching a seal, polar bears look for an adult seal with sufficient amount of fat. Fat is a mixture of hydrocarbons and has more energy than a protein. This is why they only eat the energy rich blubbers and not the meat. This is because, if they eat meat, they will have to digest and metabolize the large amounts of protein. They will need…

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    Amongst these are sharks, turtles, and whales. Their numbers are decreasing on daily bases due to over fishing, and trashing. Whales are being hunted for their blubber for making candles, lamps, and soap. Meanwhile, the sharks are being finned, slaughtered in order to make food. Whilst sea turtles are being caught in nets, and in fishing gear. They also eat plastic bags thinking that they are jellyfish. Life in the oceans is decreasing, the reasons are numerous and the effects are disastrous to…

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