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  • Data Synthesis Essay

    Data collection was done so by means of counting the number of specimens at the feeder. The counting of individuals is interpreted as a discrete quantitative data collection method (Raath, 2011: 2). The number of species were separately identified and counted respectively. For each arrival the time was recorded and the duration of feeding observed. Data analysis was done by processing the raw data to produce graphs for comparison. As a trend was noticed during observations, it was decided that the best way to portray the occurrence of the sparrows was to use an excel processor to determine a pie graph for the number of flock occurrences vs. single occurrences (more on this will be issued in the discussion). This specific graph was based on the numerical frequency of the birds seen flock feeding or not, and not the actual number of…

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  • Affordable Student Houses Close To Campus Case Study

    Looking for Affordable Student Houses Close to Campus Education is the most important gift a parent can give to a child. It is the only thing that can be called a valuable investment which a parent can die comfortably knowing that the child can survive all alone in this harsh world. It is therefore not something negotiable in the current world bearing in mind that the current situation demands knowledgeable people to survive in it. Education is expensive, that is something unavoidable but…

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  • Consequences Of Realism In To Build A Fire, Genesis Of The Tenements

    This selection was written to describe the conditions of tenement houses, overcrowded slums that filled New York City during the late 1900’s. The first sentence of this selection states, “The first tenement New York knew bore the mark of Cain from its birth, though a generation passed before the writing was deciphered.” The author means that tenement houses were “cursed,” or were terrible creations from the very beginning, but this was ignored and not tended to for a long time. The owners of…

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  • Apartment And House Advantages And Disadvantages

    Apartments and houses are very different from one another. I lived in an apartment complex for about six years, and there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages from my experience about that style of living. Living in an apartment is sometimes unsafe. When I was 11 years old, and my brother was 16. My brother tripped onto the street while riding his bike. There was a woman driving over the speed limit and ran my brother over leaving him with a fractured arm. My brother was rushed to the…

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  • Speech About Littering

    A perfectly imperfect world The picture below is of an urban residential suburb. I’d like to start off by asking you how you feel or what you think when you drive through the tree-lined streets of areas like Westville, Umhlanga or Musgrave, with its large homes and precipitous driveways? Cliff notes version of my thoughts: • Sense of hope and potential • Encourages one to dream for the future • Wouldn’t be tempted to litter because the community is so clean • Gives the impression that the people…

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  • My Special Place Research Paper

    Growing up in my childhood, I never really made a lot of friends. In my early years of education, I was very sociable, but to my dismay, people just didn’t seem the friendly type. I never really did feel safe in the school district. That being said, there was only one place that I would always go to relax and get the stress of my mind, and that would be my humble abode, my home. Because I walked to school on a regular basis, I always knew where to go, even during the renovations. I mean, I could…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Big Move

    the big move from New York to Texas. The house we lived in was my childhood home and my husband and I shared it for fifteen years together. This was not going to be an easy task. Our first hurdle was preparing for this huge adventure. Secondly, we needed to drive both cars down. That meant that we would not have the other person to take over driving when our eyelids became as heavy as weights over our eyes. Finally, we would need to settle into this strange new world. My husband’s family…

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  • Kniffen And Glassie: A Brief Analysis

    Harris in her book Little White Houses illustrates how her grandparents purchased a house in a white neighborhood to hide their Jewishness (Harris, 2013). Harris had to examine the objects inside the home to negate the incorrect perception and interpretation the whiteness of the house reveals. The same process and attention that I take in the study of the houses is the same consideration I give to the objects within the home. Once I have a comprehensive interpretation of both the objects within…

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  • Plot Machines-Personal Narrative

    we arrived to Dayton it was dark. Unfortunately for us, the house were we going was not in the city but the outskirts. Once we showed up at the house, we were both pretty creped out. A really run down house in the woods, on top of a hill, no trespassing signs everywhere, and only one porch light on. It was the kind of light that is plugged in, but hanging by its wires swinging back and forth in the wind. The sunroom on the house was collapsed, only two walls were able to hold the ceiling up. One…

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  • Immigrants In America

    economic supply and demand as well as the seasonal weather. Other jobs that were more skilled, such as bakers and carpenters earned around nine dollars per week. Working in domestic work, as a waiter or bartender, earned them not much more than an unskilled laborer (five dollars per week). Working such low paying jobs made it difficult for immigrants to pay the cost of living and feed their families. This forced immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds to live in tenement houses. These houses…

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