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  • Cloud Lake: A Short Story

    A place one could only get to by flying, and a place very few knew about. It was special to the three of them, and they liked to think that it was their own special place. Cloud Lake was on a floating island, the largest of eleven floating islands, in Distira. The island itself did not have a name, but the lake on it had a name. The Lake was made of water, but it flowed off of the island in a stream that turned into clouds. Thus, Cloud Lake. Some of the animals were crystal, others were ‘normal’ but those ‘normal’ animals had extremely soft fur, or feathers. Raven tore through layer after layer of glistening clouds, and as she flapped her powerful wings she twirled through the last layer and came face to face with the sky. She glanced at her timepiece and noted that she had ten minutes to spare. In an instant she made up her mind. She was going to enjoy her freedom before her meeting with Nick. She reached up to her hair and removed her ponytail. She undid the braids, and let her hair fall down to lay against her shoulders…

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  • Japan Holiday Essay

    1.Introduction My rational of choosing Japan for a holiday is because I personally like their culture, savoury food and their beautiful scenery of the country. Japan is an island in the Pacific in which is divided by the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. Japan consists of four main islands that are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Tokyo is one of a prefecture of Honshu and other largest cities that include Yokahama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima and Sendai.…

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  • Pt1420 Unit 3 Assignment 1 Data Type Analysis

    Data Type Description and example use **You must provide an example of what each data type could be used for** String A data type used in programmings such as an integer and floating point unit, but is used to represent text rather than numbers. • I bought 3 CD’s which were from 3 different artists. It shows that I bought it from 3 different people. • If (Option 1==Option 2) If the values are the same, then it is true. If they are different, then it is false. • Usernames are an example of…

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  • Analysis Of The One Long Argument In The Origin Of Species

    argument using a theory of convergent evolution. This hybrid five-part inductive argument allows Coyne to explain some attributes of island species that remained puzzles for Darwin. Secondly, this hybrid…

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  • Mustapha Mond In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    Many world leaders throughout history have attempted to compose the great society, or as they believed, utopia. On these occurrences, they in some way try to subdue the creative and free thinking side of human nature. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Mustapha Mond achieves universal stability. As we see in the New World society, stability is made the first priority at the expense of most of the people 's intrinsic human faculties. Mond explains eloquently and quite persuasively to John and…

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  • Technology In Brave New World Essay

    How close is modern America’s government to controlling all, if not most, of our society today? Our current government gradually begins to take over the lives of people like that in Brave New World. Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World depicts a futuristic society that utilizes science to control the lives of mostly everybody by categorizing them into specific castes. The author’s vision of a utopian society in his novel is relatively, but not entirely, close to modern American society.…

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  • Individualism Exposed In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    Imagine living in a society where individualism wasn't an acceptable concept. Picture a world where “I” wasn't a state of mind. This is the theme of Ayn Rand's Anthem, a dystopian novel set in the distant future. “We learned that the earth is flat and the sun revolves around it, which causes the day and the night. We learned the names of all the winds which blow over the seas and push the sails of our great ships. We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.” (Rand 23). This quote…

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  • Tristan Da Cunha Culture

    southern Atlantic ocean. It is a very unique place that few people know about, and that is why I chose to learn more about this culture. It is truly interesting to see how the people on Tristan da Cunha live their lives, and how different their way of life is from our own. There are no airports on the island of Tristan da Cunha, so the only way to get there is by boat, across some of the roughest waters on the planet. Boats from South Africa only travel to the island eight or nine times per…

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  • Example Of Narrative Essay On Hyacinthum

    I am Emnjundi Jacqueline Longton (call me Jackie), and this is my story. I live in the utopia of Colorum, or perhaps it is the dystopia of Colorum. Utopia is certainly what our world appears to be. We all have our jobs, our lifestyles. When we change, we can change our surroundings if we wish. Everyone is happy, except for those who are misfits. Those who don’t get along with our law. No one knows what happens to them, just that they get removed. To where? No one knows. To people in Hyacinthum,…

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  • The Giver Comparison Essay

    9)adj. Utopian- A perfect world. “The Giver” is about a utopian society where everyone and everything looks the same and there’s nothing more outstanding than other things. Our society isn't close at all at being a utopian world because we revolve too much around crime and starvation. The Island was close enough to a utopia, but wasn't completely perfect. 10) v. Vacillate- To waiver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive. Each time we went to watch a movie she would vacillate…

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