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    Jennifer Price’s view of American culture in her essay, “The Plastic Pink Flamingo: A Natural History”, is communicated through quite sarcastic and accusing tones with how she crafts her text. As you read through the piece, Price delivers many facts about the influence of the “pink sensation”, or the flamingo image, in American culture during the 1950s. The way she delivers this, however, gives the impression that she doesn’t particularly favor American culture and her views of the topic aren’t those of positivity and outright worship. First Price begins her piece with how the image of the flamingo came to be such a well-known one throughout the United States, claiming that it “staked two major claims to boldness” (2). During the 1910s and…

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    In the exposition "The Plastic Pink Flamingo: A Natural History" by Jennifer Price; the author is extremely certain on her thought and perspective on the point on the United States society. The thought is that the U.S.A 's way of life is extremely self important, this is appeared by her perspective on how Americans are so stress with their picture that is been seen by society. Value utilizes numerous written work strategies to express her perspective on United States society, by the utilization…

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    “The Plastic Pink Flamingo: A Natural History”, written by Jennifer Price, talks frequently about the bright and daring colors that represented America’s culture in the 1950’s. Most industries and products all included flashy shades and vibrant hues, designed to impel light on the past for those that lived in the dreadful era of the Great Depression. It did fulfill its purpose; or at least it seemed to. The way she truly felt about the actual American culture, wasn’t necessarily expressed…

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    The Plastic Pink Flamingo by Jennifer Price In her essay, Price’s emphasis on the plastic pink flamingo and the symbol it has of wealth and style in the 1950’s, along with the irony of the importance of the pink flamingo to the United States culture implies that Price views United States culture as fake and bold, as a way of ridiculous or strange. Price uses the plastic pink flamingo as a symbol of wealth and style throughout the passage to prove her view of American culture being fake. Fake as…

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    Evolution Of Flamingos

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    Flamingos are fascinating and unique birds that demonstrate some of the oddities of evolution. From standing on one leg to gathering in flocks of more than one million, these large animals have been a subject of speculation for many years. Flamingos are large compared to most birds, as they stand 3.3-4.9 feet tall. Their large size would usually prohibit them from flying, but they have adapted to only weigh 4.4-8.8 lbs. They have hollow bones like most birds, and long skinny legs. The…

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    Flamingos Animal Behavior

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    The flamingos are creatures that the color of their feathers rely on what type of food they eat. The behavioral pattern that we see from the flamingos in the zoo and flamingos in the wild are different. The behavioral patterns will change when comparing a flamingo at the zoo and one in the wild. While the one at the zoo will have the food given to them, the ones in the wild will fight and hunt for their food. During the day there is a time when the flamingos have no energy and are able to sleep.…

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    Pelicans Vs Flamingos

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    Have you ever noticed the similarities and differences between American White Pelicans and Flamingos?? I have. Both Animals have many similarities and differences.They have similarities and differences in traits diets and habitats. Both American White Pelicans and Flamingos can lay up to four or five eggs.American white pelicans and Flamingos have similarities and differences in their bodies.They both have beaks and feathers. American white pelicans can fly. Flamingos can not fly but if they…

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    The Plastic Pink Flamingo

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    “The Plastic Pink Flamingo” A new trend for the 1950’s was idolizing pink flamingos. The claims of boldness consisted of rich families vacationing in Florida and the distinct color of the flamingo. American’s were in desperate search of something new, but the author questions the reasons behind the pink flamingo’s popularity when he/she inquires about why the birds were called pink flamingos, why American’s were intrigued by the flashy color, and why flamingos were such a popular trend. Why…

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    Flamingo Research Paper

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    Why are flamingos pink? According to http://www.allaboutwildlife.com/are-flamingos-pink-because-they-eat-shrimp website, flamingos are pink because they eat a certain type of shrimp called brine shrimp. The brine fish live in salt water lakes in both hemispheres which is usually where the flamingo lives. The flamingos grab the shrimp with their uniquely shaped beaks and then turn upside down to strain out any mud and water. After the water and mud is strained, they enjoy their meal. There is a…

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    Greater Flamingos What is a famous bird you see at the zoo a lot? The correct answer is a Greater Flamingo, also known as Phoenicopterus which is the flamingos scientific name. The Greater Flamingo has an unusual anatomy, graceful habitat, and a strange but beautiful way of moving around to make this odd yet graceful bird. The Greater Flamingo regularly live in marshy areas; seas, marshes, and lakes. "Found in America from the Bahamas, Tierra del Fuego including the Galapagos Island and…

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