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  • Essay On Otters

    in the subfamily Lutrinae. The 13 extant otter species are all semiaquatic, aquatic or marine, with diets based on fish and invertebrates. Lutrinae is a branch of the weasel family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, martens, minks, polecats, Eurasian and American badgers, honey badgers and wolverines. Otters have long, slim bodies and relatively short limbs with webbed paws. Most have sharp claws on their feet and all except the sea otter have long, muscular tails. The 13 species range in…

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  • Sui Sin Far Analysis

    Sui Sin Far, in her famous essay “Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian,” proclaims that it is more important for someone to be an individual than it is for someone to be a member of a culture or society. I have to agree with this statement for more reasons than just one. Although culture may be important being true to one’s self will always be of higher value in my eyes. An additional reason as to why I agree with Sin Far is the fact that one may not always be able to relate to one’s…

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  • 1984 Big Brother Analysis

    In George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, Big Brother is the dictator of Oceania and face of the Party. Big Brother is on all the telescreens, watching every citizen of Oceania. In George Orwell’s 1984, Big Brother, whether real or fictional, helps prop the Party by reassuring the general population, threatening the Oceanians into submission, and acting as a magnet for dissent. As the face of the party, Big Brother must project an aura of vitality and confidence. Therefore, his appearance…

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  • Gender Equality In 1984 By George Orwell

    In 1984, George Orwell depicts the outcome of the implementation of totalitarianism and communism in society. The main protagonist, Winston, resides in Oceania, one of the three nations in the novel, with the other being Eurasia and Eastasia. The Party, short for the “English Socialist Party,” rules with totalitarianism and expects absolute compliance from the people. Written shortly after the Second World War, 1984 describes a government inspired by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. The…

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  • Hunting Hypothesis Essay

    more than one early hominid that actively hunted. Why is it that we were the only species to survive? Speculation on the topic arose in the scientific community quite some time ago. Popular area focused on this topic was the effect of Spear use by Eurasian Neanderthals and early modern humans. Neanderthals are commonly known for roaming the earth during the same time as Upper Paleolithic modern humans. Due to the extinction of Neanderthals and our continued progression an important argument is…

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  • Who Controls The Past Orwell Analysis

    They create the hateful image of Eurasian soldiers through propaganda, things such as Hate Week, the Newspeaks, and the Telescreens enhance the influences of the government on the people. By influencing the present through tactics, such as propaganda, a person’s opinion could significantly…

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  • Compare And Contrast Russian And Spanish Empires

    From the time period of 1450 to 1800, both Russia and the Spanish had been striving to expand their empires to gain a better role in the global economy. For Russia, this expansion was limited to the Eurasian landmass while the Spanish looked to the Atlantic and set up colonies in the New World. Both of these empires broke free from their foreign rulers. Despite different branches of Christianity, within both of these empires' religions played key roles in terms of expansion. The Russians wanted…

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  • How Did The Mongols Affect Russia

    In the 13th century, by invading their territories, the Mongols caused significant political and economic impacts on China and Russia. The Chinese and Russians were agricultural peoples that didn’t move much, but the Mongols were nomadic and pastoral people. The Mongols had a lot more control in China than in Russia due to the fact that Russians were given more freedom, while the mongols intervened a lot more in terms of politics. The mongols had the same economic impacts on Russia and China.…

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  • Essay On Mount Vesuvius

    I. Introduction Mount Vesuvius is the most famous known volcano, possibly of all time. This extremely powerful volcano sits overlooking the ancient city of Pompeii and present day Naples. Its namely recognition is normally dedicated to the eruption in 79 A.D. This eruption was the explosion that destroyed the ancient city of Pompeii in Italy. The last Vesuvius eruption was in 1944 and it is believed that the volcano is due for another eruption in the near future. Vesuvius is the only active…

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  • What Is Slash And Burn Is Necessary For Survival In India

    Techniques and methods besides irrigation systems and terraces were implemented. However, methods like slash and burn agriculture, which is where forests are clear cut and the vegetation remaining is burned for agricultural cultivation. After years of farming the land, it is left to be fallow until the soils regenerate. Slash and burn agriculture can be a viable source of food production assuming the soil and land has been restored with nutrients. Although this practice is unsustainable and…

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