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    Characteristics Of A Crane

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    1 – What Is a Crane? The Oxford Dictionary defines a crane as “A large, tall machine used for moving heavy objects by suspending them from a projecting arm or beam” (Oxford Dictionaries, n.d.). Today they are a common sight on building sites around New Zealand. They come in many different forms that have been adapted to suit different applications. 1.2 – What are the main (common) parts of a crane? Cranes vary in size, shape & specialty but they are all based on the same principal. As such, there are some parts that are common between all cranes that have been listed below. These elements are also shown in Figure 1. Boom (jib)– This is the arm that does all the lifting. Hook Block – A pulley block with a hook. This is where…

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    Maruyama Cranes Analysis

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    The piece I examined, titled Cranes, was created by the artist Maruyama Ōkyo in Japan, 1772. This piece is displayed in the LACMA Museum. Cranes consists of thin wood panel screens wrapped in gold leaf paper. Painted atop the gold leaf paper are twelve red-crowned cranes and five white-naped cranes with an acrylic type of paint. This piece stands on a cut portion of the wall, giving it the large scale of 6’0” tall by 24’0” wide estimated. The whole piece is made of twelve tall rectangular…

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    Whooping Cranes

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    I can reach my potential and continue to have a larger role in the conservation of at risk species. Conducting research focused on whooping cranes has allowed me to realize how much effort has gone into their recovery and the recovery of many species in peril. There have been numerous biologists in the last seven decades that have helped to bring back the whooping crane from the brink of extinction. These professionals, through their stories and research, have inspired me to continue the…

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    camp is sold to become private cottages. Ken and Mabel Vankoughnett sell Crane Lake House in May to the Crane Lake Group Inc. (Robert Canning, Christopher Holmes and Garnett Graham). They attempt to improve the parking lot but a big rock thwarts the plan. In the end they loose $20 thousand in the first year of operation. 1977 Crane Lake House is sold again, this time to Anthony Nicotenteo. 1986 Crane Lake House is bought by Norman and Marlynn Payne. Closing of Crane Lake Resort. The Resort or…

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    American journalist, author, and poet, Stephen Crane utilized the standard fiction writing style of the late 1800s: realism. He grew up in an atmosphere where literacy was not only a common-day skill, but also a career focus for many in his family of eleven. Crane made his fame and fortune as the author of the Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage, in 1893. Two years later, he went on to write a book of poetry entitled The Black Riders and Other Lines. His modern, stylish approach to…

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    Stephen Crane Naturalism

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    Naturalists Stephen Crane created many literary works throughout his short life time of 29 years. As a naturalist he uses characters that are often manipulated by forces that are commonly beyond their understanding. Crane also had many pieces about the military and war life, “Crane attended military school at Claverack College, where he pursued an interest in Civil War studies,” (Cengage Learning). Most of Crane’s work focuses on the effects of something instead of the actual event itself. For…

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    William Crane: War Soldier

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    1. The reason why Crane’s approach to writing about the war was fresh is because; it felt like a fictional war novel. Crane’s approach with this story was to describe the experiences of war, and battle as he saw it should be. Crane was trying to display the meaning, and characteristics of war in his writing. He wanted to give the reader an experience of our everyday soldier life, so we would get a glimpse of what they go through. I also felt Crane was trying to inspire people to reach their…

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    According to a Russian Proverb, “With lies, you may get ahead in the world – but you can never go back” (Quotegarden). The consequence of such deception is suggested in Joe Keenan’s “The Two Mrs. Cranes” where live-in physical therapist Daphne creates a fictitious relationship with Niles in order to avoid reconciling with her ex, Clive, due to his presumed lack of ambition, which she later regrets. To that effect, the script suggests that unless people are shrewdly dishonest, they may behave in…

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    Life is short, so live it before it 's too late. Even though this saying is cliche to an extent it is the truth. I support this statement one-hundred percent. Personally, I have seen individuals live timid and unhappy. I could never understand the reason for this. Recently there was a poem I read that showed me that life is more than the obvious. The small things that are intangible are more important than the things that show. “The Sandhill Cranes Of Nebraska”. Gave me insight to someone 's…

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    Stephen Crane was introduced to the gruesome world on November 1, 1871. Crane was the youngest of 14. Sadly, he was one of nine that managed to survive. Crane moved from place to place like ants do when carrying food. Crane’s dad, a Methodist minister, unfortunately, died on February 16, 1880. Still, his family moved like a madman. On most free time that Crane had he would spend it writing. Later on, Crane got a scholarship to play baseball at Syracuse University. However, in very little time…

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