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    The concrete core was installed by contractor Halliburton in order to seal the well. The seal was supposed to withstand certain amounts of pressure caused by surges of pressure. Due to the amount of pressure the concrete had to withstand the concrete had to meet certain standards. However, in a series of released documents leaked by the WikiLeaks group it was discovered that an incident similar to the BP oil spill had occurred on another rig in the Caspian Sea in September 2008 which was also owned by the BP oil company. It was found that both the cores from the Caspian Sea as well as the Gulf spills were likely too weak to withstand the pressure. It was found that the cores were too weak due to an engineering flaw when curing the concrete. Engineers in an effort to save time on the project moved to accelerate the curing process. In order to accelerate the process nitrogen gas was added to the concrete mixture. The nitrogen gas expedited the curing process however there was a cost the came with the accelerated curing. The cores produced using the accelerated process were found to be too weak to withstand certain pressure surges caused by the surfacing…

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    Theme Of Faith In Narnia

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    Bacchus the nymph shows up to perform a "far wilder" dance with his Maenads at the Fords of Beruna (Prince Caspian 207) His dance is productive. It generates a feast including Bacchus 's own specialty, wine: "dark thick ones like syrups of mulberry juice, and clear red ones like red jellies liquefied, and yellow wines and green wines and yellowy-green and greenish-yellow" (205). The actions of music and dance are metonymy for a life full of playful yet serious endeavors and pleasure is amongst…

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    "Yashiro Shrine is dedicated to Watatsumi-no-Mikoto, god of the sea. […] the inhabitants should be devout worshippers of this god. They are forever praying for calm seas…" (4, par. 2, chp.1) The islanders are so gracious for the ocean, that they made a shrine of a sea god to represent the seas that surround the island. The islanders have been devoted to their faith in order to receive a sense of reassurance. They pray in hopes to please the sea god that they worship in order to gain pleasant…

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    Adrift in a Moral Sea Life often throws people some difficult challenges where there ends up being more than one right course of action. Everyone has their own different morals that they have acquired through out their life and this helps them decide which ethical perspective that they believe in. One instance, of where you can look at multiple ethical perspectives to solve a problem comes from the essay “Lifeboat Ethics” by Garrett Harden, which is about being shipwrecked in the middle of the…

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    consciousness(99)” . The island throws obstacles at these children and they have no other choice then to change from the innocent juveniles into ruthless savages. This displays an example of how the island is changing jack, he feels as if he needs to lose the qualities that the outside society has helped him develop,u and become this savage. Being confined on an Island makes him emphasize which traits is best fit for his search of a way of this island. Prospero’s influence over the narrative,…

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    particles into the ocean. Most of the sources of the marine pollution are land base activities. Marine pollution has numerous effects on marine animals, plants and human. Therefore, it is important to understand the cause and effect of the ocean pollution, and what people can do to solve this problem. The source of marine pollution is plentiful, about eighty percent of them come from land-based activities. Some enter the ocean directly, some pollute ocean indirectly. The first pollutant that…

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    Falls”: The cycle of life I chose the poem “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls ” by , because it spoke to me. For some odd reason the tone of the poem really just interested me and quote on quote, “..the sea of darkness calls/.” Like the poem is symbolizing, people come and go constantly but no one lives forever. The meaning of the poem is symbolized by the ocean. In other words, the ocean symbolizes death. Just like how a person is unable to stop death, they are also unable to stop the ocean. By…

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    characters throughout the Earthsea. In each of these stories there is one, shared constant: the sea. Throughout the books characters leave their homes and set off to face the unknown. Le Guin uses the sea to represent the unknown. We see this when a number of characters, including Ged, Arha and Arren, leave safety and land behind and take off into the unknown carried by the mage or earthwind. In her books, Ursula Le Guin says that to move forward in life you must be willing to brave the…

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    Greek Tragedy

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    human life. Synge embodies this malicious aspect of Nature through the sea. Fate appears as the roaring sheet of water that plays the offstage protagonist, predetermining the lives of the characters. Comparable to the tragedies of Sophocles, Synge creates a looming tragic atmosphere through his premonitions of the future. The application of dramatic ironies such as the case of material brought by Maurya for Michael’s funeral being used for Bartley’s instead, adds to the tragic air of the text. …

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    speaker also compares the worries of land to the peacefulness of the sea.This poem is about the death and afterlife that takes place under the sea and the peace that comes with it. The theme is about how above the ocean the waves are crazy and chaotic, but under the ocean it’s peaceful and calm, and the seamen who have died at sea are at the bottom peacefully at rest. The ocean is a frightful place, unfathomable, where many people have gone and few returned. .It mainly talks about the calmness…

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