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  • Essay On History Of Basketball

    Everyone knows the game of basketball by now, but not many people know how it got started. Basketball was first discovered in Springfield, Massachusetts by a guy named Dr. James Naismith in 1891. Dr. Naismith was told by Dr. Luther Gulick, who was in charge of the Physical Education at the School of Christian Workers, to think of a new game. Dr. Naismith struggled to come up with something. His first idea was to bring soccer and lacrosse inside, but that was too physical. He finally thought of…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Greatest Sport Of Basketball

    Basketball: The Greatest Sport Played Indoors Basketball is a very physically and mentally demanding sport, which is why michael Jordan once said this about basketball “ I’ve missed over 9000 shots in my career, lost almost 300 games, have been trusted 26 times to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Because of its continuous action and frequent scoring, basketball is one of the most popular spectator as well as…

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  • Temperate Decoiduous Forest

    Final Exam Writing Component There are many predator/prey relationships in the Temperate Deciduous Forest. A example of a predator/prey relationship in the Temperate Deciduous Forest is the Black Rat Snake, and the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit. For the Black Rat Snake the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit is one of its many food sources for it to get energy and survive. Two of the Eastern Cottontail Rabbit’s traits are the fact that their fur coat changes colors overtime, and the ability to hide and…

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  • The Theme Of Appearance Vs. Reality In Macbeth

    live in a world where nothing and no one can be trusted; not the dreams, apparitions, or the witches. William Shakespeare uses the paradoxical motif “Fair is foul and foul is fair” to express the theme of appearance versus reality, emphasizing Macbeth’s distrust within Macbeth. Before meeting the Weird Sisters, Macbeth describes, “So foul and fair a day I have not seen” (1.3.39). Shakespeare marks the beginning of Macbeth’s ascendency to kingship, describing the fair part of his journey.…

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  • Theme Of Duplicity In Macbeth

    Macbeth is a tragedy play written by William Shakespeare. In the play, there is a famous quote that states the tone of duplicity throughout Macbeth, “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” (I.i.11). This quote is a paradox that means that good may be bad, and bad may be good. This quote also portrays duplicity because it shows that something good, such as a good person, may be bad, whereas a bad person may be good. Duplicity plays a significant role in character development in Macbeth because the play…

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  • Contaminated Water Lab

    (10ml) 110 ml of thick liquid easy movable texture, without sound, slight foul smell, tinted yellow, and no debris in content. However, content separates and remains indissoluble with a thick layer of 10 ml at the surface that’s noted by the observations (Tap H2O & Vegetable Oil). 3. Tap Water (100ml) & Vinegar (10ml) 110 ml of liquid with little difficult on mobility of texture, without sound, very strong foul odor, clear, and no debris in content.…

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  • Air Hockey Research Paper

    toss or face-off determine who gets possession of the puck initially. There are several rule violations which constitute a foul, thus turning over possession of the puck to the opponent. Topping, or placing the mallet on top of the puck to stop it, is an automatic foul. In addition, not hitting the puck within seven seconds of it crossing into your area is a foul. Other fouls include hitting the puck with anything other than the mallet, and hitting the puck so hard that it leaves the table.…

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  • Witches Role In Macbeth

    However, the witches in their peculiar way contribute immensely to the play’s effect. They introduce the theme of the play, foreshadow the future and add irony. The three witches in the tragedy of Macbeth portray the theme of the play: "Fair is foul and foul is fair" (Act 1 Scene 1 line 10). There are many times when ambiguity is displayed throughout the drama. First, When Macbeth hosts King Duncan, he has the likings of a gracious host when in fact he is about to murder the king. Additionally,…

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  • Weather Imagery In Macbeth

    magery is defined as figurative language that represents ideas in a way that appeals to our senses to make things interesting and creates a mental picture in our minds. Many authors and writers use imagery to convey a certain message to the audience. It has been used in literature since the late fifteen hundreds and is still seen in modern time books by famous authors. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, imagery is demonstrated throughout the book, Macbeth, many times and which are of great…

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  • An Invitation To A Murder Analysis

    and “The Dying Detective” Compare and Contrast “An Invitation to a Murder” written by Josh Pachter, along with “The Dying Detective” written by Arthur Conan Doyle share both comparisons and alterations. The two stories were mysteries that were both foul-play. The stories similarly involved premeditated circumstances. Finally, both had evidence that epitomized situational irony. When contrasting, “An Invitation to a Murder” was a locked-room mystery, having an impossible crime committed. “An…

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