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    this theme through the Camellias, when on a rampage Jem destroys the flowers with Scout's baton. As stated on page 137, “He did not begin to calm down until he had cut the tops off every Camellia bush Mrs.Dubose owned, until the ground was littered with green buds and leaves” (137). The symbol of the Camellias and Jem destroying them help prove the theme that empathy connects to one's coming-of-age because Jem destroys the one piece of Mrs.Dubose that brings her pleasure without thinking about how his actions might affect her, which shows his mental immaturity because he doesn’t yet possess the ability to sense how someone feels without him having experienced that sort of remorse or pain first. His actions reflect this due to the fact that he doesn’t even acknowledge the negative effects of his actions until he truly starts to understand Mrs.Dubose later in the chapter/passage. To go into more detail, To Mrs.Dubose the Camellias represent her “snow on the mountain tops”, they represent her innocence and in turn pleasure and happiness in the midst of everything dark in her life and Jem the destroying them helps projects the theme because due to his inability for him to see through the eyes of Mrs.Dubose he destroys her “happiness” proving he doesn’t yet possess to ability to empathize or understand the importance of empathy. To continue, the symbol of camellias shows Jem’s coming-of-age when after Mrs.Dubose dies and she gifts him one of her camellias instead of getting…

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    Short Story: Mrs. Dubose

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    Everything was normal until one day as I was serving lunch to Mrs. Dubose, she grabbed her cane and suddenly got up. She glared at the window by the front porch, her eyes piercing through the window. I immediately turned around and got a glimpse of two children hacking at the camellia bushes. I was horrified! Those flowers were the only thing that I honestly took care off around this house, and these two kids were destroying them. As I stormed towards the porch, Mrs. Dubose commanded me to stop.…

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    referred to her ability as a crime. This exchange demonstrates how many people in Maycomb are very small minded in their views Mrs. Dubose, an elderly woman who harasses Scout and Jem whenever they walk past her house, condemns Atticus for defending Tom Robinson. She directly stated to Jem and Scout, “Your father’s no better than the niggers and trash he works for (102)!” Jem, enraged, ripped up the flowers off her camellia bushes. Scout described the event as, “Jem snatched my baton and ran…

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    The Garden of Gatsby Flower imagery is a popular trend in literature. The symbolism and imagery of flowers are greatly important to the themes and characters of The Great Gatsby. Elements of wealth, secrecy, and dying dreams are all represented by flower imagery in this novel. Symbolism of a rose majorly defines Nick Carraway. Daisy says, “I love to see you at my table, Nick. You remind me of a – of a rose, an absolute rose. Doesn't he?” She turned to Miss Baker for confirmation: “An absolute…

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    3. Increases Fat Burning and Improves Physical Performance If you were to look at the ingredients of 'fat blasting' supplements, it is likely that atleast some extracts from the Camellia sinensis plant will be listed. This is due to the green tea's scientifically proven fat-burning properties. It also increases your metabolic rate. For example, in one study that contained 10 healthy young men, consumption of green tea increased the amount of calories burned by 4%. This may not seem like much,…

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    Tea is a sweet-scented drink generally prepared by pouring hot water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, known as the tea plant as stated on Wikipedia while according to Thesaurus website, tea is any variety infusions prepared from the dry leaves, flowers or any other plants, that used as beverages or remedies. It is belief that the tradition of drinking tea is to nurture good health goes a long way back. According to Ito En website, in ancient Buddhist texts and Chinese manuals on…

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    Green Tea Essay

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    day type tea rather than one used for special occasions due to its rather dark appearance and faintly astringent taste. It's made from lower quality parts of the Camellia sinensis plant including the twigs and stems. The advantage of this tea is it tends to less expensive than higher end Japanese teas and some people prefer its robust flavor over sweeter, milder green teas. Objective The objective for us to do this assignment is to be able to…

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    health benefits associated with drinking of green tea. Notable among those- in 1994, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute published the results of a study indicating that drinking green tea reduced the risk of esophageal cancer in Chinese men and women by nearly sixty percent. A thorough research on the composition of green tea indicates that it contains a variety of enzymes, amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamins, caffeine and related compounds,…

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    Green Tea Speech

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    What is green tea? This is a product made from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis plant. Camellia Sinensis leaves are processed through low oxidation process. The origin of green tea is China where it was traditionally used and processed as medicine for treating depression and headaches. Today, it is processed and used in other parts of the world. There are many varieties depending on production, harvesting and processing factors. [dt_sc_hr_invisible] Various facts and myths have been fronted on…

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    Tetley Tea Case Study

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    Tetley & Co. carries on the business of tea blenders and merchants. It is particularly well known for the introduction of tea packed in small bags for immediate use in the pot." The tea bag remained the mainstay behind Tetley's marketing efforts, and substantial time and effort went into its perfection. Tetley continued to innovate with the introduction of the round tea bag to the U.S. in 1992 that, literally, changed the shape of the market. Tetley further revolutionized the industry with the…

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