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  • Analysis Of Adam Gopnik's 'Why Teach English'

    Oh the Humanities! In the text, "Why Teach English?", Gopnik attempts to assert this main argument, that teaching English is a worthwhile venture. Gopnik begins by essentially discounting previous arguments that had been made in the defense of the English department. He provides several of his own arguments that he believe are more adequate. In these arguments, Gopnik discusses concepts like making literature available to all, pursuing a major out of joy for the subject, and needing the…

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  • Ancient Egypt: Tradles Of Western Civilization

    the pyramids, pharaohs were buried in tombs called mastabas. These were not successful because they allowed moisture to reach the corpse and decompose the body. King Djoser built the first pyramid during the Fourth Dynasty. The pyramids were successful in preserving the body of the pharaohs because they kept the air extremely dry. This pyramid was nowhere near the greatest or largest of the pyramids. The most recognizable, the Pyramid of Giza, was not built until the Fourth Dynasty. Pyramids…

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  • Hydroflume Ride Research Paper

    Do you want to experience the world without leaving a comfy seat? Want to experience the hybrid thrill and relaxation of a hydroflume ride? How about visiting the world’s most famed landmarks in time of about 5 minutes? Ride on Journey Around The World to observe our beautiful world in its entirety! This ride is roughly 6600 feet(2011.5 meters) in length and rides at an average speed of roughly 15 miles per hour. To add to that, your hydroflume boat is propelled by the current of water(water is…

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  • Mud-Block Houses In Ancient Egypt

    ARCHITECTURE: Most houses were made of block. The banks of the Nile gave the mud used to make blocks. Block creators gathered mud, added straw and water to it as required, and stepped it with their feet until it achieved the correct consistency. The blend was then put in a shape. Once formed, the blocks were expelled from the shape and left on the ground to dry in the sun. Egyptian workers would have lived in basic mud-block homes containing just a couple household items: beds, stools, boxes…

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  • Michelangelo's Pieta Research Paper

    in beauty and magnificence, abundance of ornamentation and richness of statuary, surpassed every ancient or imperial tomb.”(Vasari 324). This quote explains that the pieta can be compared to the ancient fascinating tombs. This include the great pyramids at Giza, the burial mound of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland and the Terracota Army of Qin Shi Huangdi. All of these tombs have a unique aspect that makes them magnificent in their own way however, Michelangelo’s Pieta is different because it…

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  • Synchronization Vs Monument

    into perspective this gap does not come as a shock. Monuments have been built since the beginning of time. Their purpose is to commemorate and immortalize important people and significant events that have happened in history. For instance the Great Pyramid of Giza was built to serve as a final resting pace of a pharaoh. The Parthenon in Athens, Greece was once a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. To be more modern, the Washington Monument was built in our nation’s capital to honor our first…

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  • Advertising's 15 Basic Appeal Analysis

    writing is ‘with special guest Dr. Zahi Hawass the most famous archaeologist in the world’ in black print. Next to the quote is a large picture of Dr. Zahi Hawass staring to the right in his jean shirt and tan sun hat, standing in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the setting sun, taking up half the page. Underneath the picture is a black strip with the tour dates for the year 2016. Taking up the bottom half of the page is a tan box, with information about the tour and the places the…

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  • Greek Influence On Ancient Egypt

    important part of its national identity. With its ancient monuments such as the Giza Necropolis, the Great Sphinx, ruins of Memphis, Thebes, Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings modern day Egypt remains a significant interest worldwide. Egypt with the biggest population in North African and the Arab world with the majority of…

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  • Nile Valley Civilization

    ideas and skills from your neighboring tribe to survive. Next, you have to select the right place so that the physical features that you have will successfully meet your needs. The physical features include having bodies of water, a good climate, great soil quality to grow crops and raise cattle, recourses for trade, and plant and animal life. Also, you must have human-environment reaction so you can grow surplus to feed your people and to use for trade. This may also lead to technology…

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  • The Mystery Of The Bermuda Triangle

    Known as one of the strangest places on earth, the Bermuda Triangle holds many mysteries that go unexplained. Nicknamed the ‘Devil 's Triangle”, the Bermuda Triangle got its name from being located in the center of three islands that form the shape of a triangle. There have been over thousands of ship and plane disappearances, like the disappearance of those 5 bomber planes. Why have they never found wreckage or bodies? What happened to the ships or even the people? These are some questions no…

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