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    Helix Chapter Summary

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    In the sections I was assigned of The Natural History, Pliny goes on to talk about the Helix and its characteristics, different types of Ivy and how they vary from one another, Smilax, and water plants and how people had different uses of them. For example, people used Reed to make arrows. This paper will provide a summary on what Pliny touched upon in passage 334, as well as problems that may arise with Pliny’s depiction of these plants. This paper will also touch on who Pliny was and whether or not he is furthering his knowledge or simply repeating what he has heard. In book XVI, Pliny talks about how the Helix differs in the size of its leaves, and how it has the most varieties of all. He goes on about how the leaves are small and have a graceful shape, but the remaining types of Helix are plain and simple. Helix also differ between the range of their joints, and on their infertility. Pliny discusses how people seem to believe the plant begins as a helix, and then later on becomes ivy when the plant gets older. He explains that this is a mistake, and lists more types of helix, one being the grass-green helix, which he explains as the most common, and a second kind that has a white leaf, and a third kind with a multi-colored leaf which is called a Thracian Ivy. He then talks about a grass-ivy which is narrow and equally arranged that has thick growing leaves. Pliny explains how the variegated ivy, one variety has leaves that are more narrow and the leaves are…

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    Como Agua Para Chocolate

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    Food plays a very important role in any society beyond sustaining life. It is a time for families to come together and often accompanies celebrations. Cooks are able to communicate with their audience through the favors they choose, the meals they prepare and the simple act of cooking for someone beyond ourselves. This common day event is truly explored in the two movies “Como Agua Para Chocolate” and “Eat, Drink, Man, Woman.” Tita, the main character and cook of the movie “Como Agua Para…

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    Like Water for Chocolate: Feminism’s Fire In 1989, Mexican author Laura Esqiuvel wrote Como Agua Para Chocolate, or Like Water for Chocolate in english. The piece follows a young woman living and working on her family’s ranch in Mexico. Tita, as she is called, falls in love with a man whom she is forbidden to marry as per an old familial tradition, which her mother enforces harshly. Pedro, her love, agrees to marry Tita’s sister, so he can remain close to her. Her love and opinions suppressed,…

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    In the movie called, “Como Agua para Chocolate,” the author, Laura Esquivel talked about passion and magical realism. In this period of time when she wrote the book, the author wanted to relief people’s worries on the Mexican Revolutionary war. This book was later made into a movie by director, Alfonso Arau, Esquivel’s former husband. This movie is about a girl name Tita who has magical realism, passionate about her lover, and how their tradition played out to be a problem for Tita and her…

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    I was introduced to the world of foreign languages at a young age by my Polish mother who used to read foreign literature in translation to me as a child. From first reading ‘Le Petit Prince’ by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, I knew that I had an interest not only to communicate with others but also to learn more about the world and it’s different cultures, something which I feel can only truly be done through the medium of language. Recently, I have decided to challenge myself more by reading French…

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    attracted over fifty students to visit the counseling room. This is the first time that I witnessed the effects of proper marketing strategies. Eager to learn how to organize proper marketing activities, I began working for MSLGROUP, a top international PR Agency. There, I was in charge of the COMO Hotels and Resorts ' digital PR, where I managed the COMO 's Weibo (a Chinese microblog) account and wrote monthly PR reports. High efficiency and the multitasking capability were my advantages. For…

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    lenguaje, y que era un medio independiente y autónomo, alejándose de los presupuestos pictoralistas de las corrientes finiseculares. Atget murió sin el reconocimiento público que mereció en vida, excepto por el que le tributaron las primeras vanguardias que le revistieron de un aura heroica. Fotografió algunas de las obras de artistas como Derain, Braque o Utrillo, adelantando sin intención una de las estrategias reproductivas de la propia Levine, y su obra fue admirada por Man Ray, Berenice…

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    Cómo me to veo me vi; cómo me vez, te veras, is a famous dicho which denotes, “the way I see you, I once was; the way you see me, you shall one day be!” In other words, the grandchildren mirror their grandparents in a way due to the fact that how their grandparents see them, that’s how the grandparents once were. A dicho is a saying that is ordinarily used by the Hispanic culture, and it is an expression which claims a certain theme, but it has a deeper meaning. Despite the fact that a dicho may…

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    Introduction The family of Callitrichidae houses the Saguinus imperator, or the Emperor Tamarin. This species can be further classified into two sub-species: Sanguinus imperator subgrisescens and Sagninus imperator imperator. They are included in the group of New World Monkeys. Emperor tamarins are known for their long white mustaches; in fact, they were named after the Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany because he shared this distinct facial accessory (“Emeror tamarin fact file”). The Emperor…

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    upbrings that led them to hate each other. Cope had been born into wealth, while Marsh had not and only gain wealth due to a benefactor early in his life. Marsh was a strong supporter of Charles Darwin's theory of Natural Section and Cope was a firm supporter of Neo-Lamarckism, thus creating much tension between each other with their scientific beliefs. Their personalities were the complete opposite of each other as Marsh was an introverted man who was said to be quite a perfectionist while…

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