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  • Fall River Reflection

    Over the course of my visits to Fall River I think that my capacity to observe my environment and the factories stayed consistent. I naturally pay attention to minute factors and functions of my surroundings which I think is why I tended to focus on the machines and the smaller aspects of the factory. I also tend to be more reserved in social situations which lends myself to not being as willing to approach people, particularly because of the language barriers we faced at both factories and that such a great number of the employees did not wish to participate in the project. I think that over the course of my visits I was able to conceptualize all of the small parts of the factories and understand how they work in unison but I was not able…

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  • Lizzie Borden Research Paper

    were found slain with what appeared to be an axe in their Massachusetts home located in the town of Fall River. The town was a buzz with the thought of who could possibly commit such heinous crime? Speculation focused on the youngest daughter of the two Borden girls, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Andrew Borden a Sunday school teacher and the head of the local hospital’s Fruit and Flower Mission. A seemingly unfit candidate for the axe-wielding murderer of her father and stepmother, or so they thought.…

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  • Lizzie Borden Thesis

    “Lizzie Borden with an axe, Gave her father forty whacks, When she saw what she had done, She gave her mother forty-one – Children’s rhyme” (Carter 43) Lizzie Borden is a woman in her thirties yet she is stuck in a young girls mind set due to her never leaving home or starting her own life, living off her father’s funds and not having a motherly figure in her life. Lizzie Borden lived a very parasitic type lifestyle, never leaving home or getting married. She never got to live a normal girl’s…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Dunn's River Falls

    The Uphill Climb We are on our final stop of the cruise before we have to head back to the United States. I walk out of the ship and see a faded light blue sign saying “Welcome to Ocho Rios, Jamaica!”. Below in white letters there is a list of things to do. One thing catches my eye, it says “Climb the famous Dunn’s River Falls”. There is a lot of things that has happened before this. As soon as we get onto the boat I run out with my family to go see the deck and what kind of adventures it holds.…

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  • The Fall River Axe Murders Analysis

    In her short story “The Fall River Axe Murders,” Angela Carter treats us not to the blood-soaked depiction promised by the title but, instead, a far more in-depth look at the curious individual who was Lizzie Borden. Through precise word-choice and careful detail, Carter delves into the long-held and everyday struggles faced by the troubled Borden and, in doing so, paints a clear picture of a woman with little outward purpose, a bleak future, a contentious relationship with her father and…

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  • Text 1 Persuasive Speech

    embedding his argument in our minds. He chooses to list every dammed waterway and occasionally compare dams to another large famous structure, which to us, are shocking revelations. Since most of his essay is comprised of the list-type sentence, it results in subliminal messaging of our damnation of American rivers. Chouinard’s and Barcott’s negative opinions on the existence of dams are presented dissimilarly. Chouinard goes for the logos in all humans, presenting fact after fact, statistic…

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  • Riparian Zone Case Study

    protect the lower layers from heavy rain fall and possible erosion on weak soils. However, there was a noticeable presence of invasive species, including English Ivy, Japanese Knot Weed, Holly, and Himalayan Blackberries. Other effects on the Hoy Creek riparian zone includes nearby residential development, the trails, and erosion. In the creek, most areas had good gravel cover, ideal for fish spawning, but along some edges was noticeable erosion occurring, especially with the heavy autumn rain…

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  • River Continuum Concepts

    All waterways were not created equal. Those who have never spent time studying stream structure or ecology are likely to incorrectly assume that any stream is, for the most part, just like any other stream. However, this is a dangerous misconception that is not at all correct. The truth is that streams and rivers provide a huge diversity of food, prey, and shelter along their length. This diversity can be explained by the River Continuum Concept and stems from the many different and highly…

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  • Effects Of Hydraulics On Fish Fauna

    1. Effect of obstructing hydraulic structures on the fish fauna: Dams, barrages, weirs or navigation locks built on a river for various purposes act as obstruction to the migration of the fishes. Various effects of such hydraulic structures are as follows: a) Barrier to the movement of fish to their spawning grounds. Several fish species require special regions to spawn. These hydraulic structures obstruct the movement of such species to their upstream spawning grounds where they reproduce. As…

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  • Hudson Valley Ice Age

    The Connecticut River Valley and the Hudson River Valley got carved when the glaciers passed through their scraping rock. Both valley’s also got carved when the glaciers retreated and melted, and passed through the valley’s. The Hudson River formed when 10,000 years ago, the dam that held all the water broke, and formed the Hudson River. The Connecticut River also formed when another dam, the dam at Middletown Ct broke, and the river emptied very quickly, which formed the Connecticut River, an…

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