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    Butterfly Unhealthy

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    THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY Butterflies, like many insects across the UK have undeniable importance to the ecosystem. Maintaining butterfly populations has become a priority across the globe as anthropogenic activities increase to threaten butterfly species. One such species under threat in the UK is the Duke of Burgundy. Decline in flagship species over recent years has led to a review of the biodiversity action plans and the importance they have across the globe. This POSTnote examines the risks of butterfly decline for the UK, exploring the anthropogenic impacts on the Duke of Burgundy and assessing relevant strategies to better conservation. OVERVIEW • Values of the Butterfly to humans. • Urban sprawl and agricultural management changes have…

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    to a majestic winged monarch butterfly, the transformation a caterpillar undergoes in its quest to become a butterfly is truly unique. In such process a sixteen legged pest morphs into a beautiful butterfly. Though a beautiful sight, what a caterpillar actually goes through on this journey is quite gruesome. Many wonder how this 180 degree transformation is possible, but broken down it is much simpler to comprehend. Monarch butterflies lay their milky white eggs on milkweed, insuring their…

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    M Butterfly

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    The play M Butterfly, by David Henry Hwang, is an extremely complex piece of literature and a fascinating dissection of the East versus West mentality as well the gender binary. Examining Gallimard’s behavior under these lenses leads to many insights to his motivations and provides reasoning for his rather strange actions. These ideas which permeate the play are all grounded in the fundamental concept of ideology and the interpellation of the “subject” by said ideologies. As well as Althusser’s…

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    M. Butterfly

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    The play M. Butterfly, was written by David Henry Hwang. To help the actors gain a complete understanding of the play, a resource packet with references to the people and events that the play is based on, information on the role of women in 1960s China, and information on the opera Madama Butterfly would be provided to them. The characters Rene Gallimard (Hwang, pg. 1672 line 1) and Song Liling (Hwang, pg. 1679 line 4) are based loosely off Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, respectively, and…

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    When time features in literature and films, it often shows the relationships between the past and the future. In Beloved (1987), Toni Morrison shows how Sethe had dehumanizing experiences during her years of slavery. Even in freedom, Sethe was reminded of her past which affected her decisions and destroyed her identity. In contrast, in Eric Bress and J. Mackye Grubber’s The Butterfly Effect (2004), Evan witnessed and participated in traumatizing events in his childhood. When he discovers his…

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    The opera Madame Butterfly written by Giacomo Puccini is a story about a young maiden from Japan who is in an arranged marriage to Lieutenant B. F. Pinkerton a soldier in the U.S. Navy. Lieutenant Pinkerton sees the marriage as a business deal, purchasing a house and servants, as well as receiving the fair maiden Madame Butterfly as a wife. Yet, Madame Butterfly believes that Lieutenant Pinkerton is marrying her for love. Not long after their marriage, Lieutenant Pinkerton tells Madame Butterfly…

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    David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly, was first written in 1988 and his work was inspired and he was influenced by Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly and it is based on a true story. David Henry Hwang as a first generation Chinese American being born in California on August 11, 1975, the writer of the three-act play M. Butterfly was a son of Chinese immigrants, his father was from Shanghai and his mother was an ethnic Chinese from the Philippines. His father immigrated to Oregon during the…

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    1. How I do one thing, I do everything There is an effect in Quantum mechanics named Butterfly effect. It states that a butterfly fluttering its wing in the USA can bring a hurricane in China. When I read this first I was moved deeply. I started reading more about this with my advancement I found that due to the flapping the environment and universe in the USA registered a change, that change was first noticed in the particles of the environment near butterfly then that vibration was…

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    Civil disobedience is a heartfelt endeavor that puts someone's own life at risk to be of service to others, in this case Antigone is sacrificing her safety in order to pay respect to her fallen brother: “Go to what you please. I go to bury him. How beautiful to die in such pursuit!” (Roche 194). Antigone’s civil disobedience is just one example of the many committed and just like Antigone, Julia Butterfly Hill also stood up for what she believed in. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary,…

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    a concert of drums. My limbs move supplely, I feel my joints strong, I breathe the air deeply. The night lives, I live” (17). Nature is Paul’s connection to life, to his childhood, to what was before death. He remembers sitting by a stream as a child while he sits on sentry duty, he relates the butterflies on the battlefield to those he collected as a boy. It is not only Paul who holds onto his past life through nature. Detering, a farmer cries out for dying horses on the battlefield, cries out…

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