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  • Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land'

    Is this land our land? In Woody Guthrie’s poem, “This Land Is Your Land,” the tone is set to be a joyful song, but the tone twists towards the end. As I read, I interpreted the poem in the tone of joy which transforms into disillusion when the speaker questions, “Is this land made for you and me?” (Guthrie line 24). Reading Guthrie’s poem, I came to the conclusion that because of all the hardships America went through in the 1930s, the American dream is not for everyone regardless of one’s hopes. Woody Guthrie is known as a “folk singer, composer, writer, and a homegrown radical… during the Great Depression” (“Woody Guthrie”). During his career, he wrote “This Land Is Your Land,” a poem that reflects Guthrie’s view of the hardships America was undergoing. Guthrie was born in Oklahoma in 1912; he was one of the many Dust-Bowl refugees during the 1930s. As a…

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  • The Holy Land: The Crusades

    The crusaders went to the Holy Land many times. There were eight major Crusades, all of them were a failure except the very first one. The crusaders wanted to take back the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades were a curious mix of God and warfare, two of the chief concerns of the Middle Ages (pg 289). The Crusades were based on the idea of a holy war against the infidels or unbelievers (pg 291). The Pope convinced a lot of people to go to the Holy Land to fight for it back. The crusader…

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  • Allusions In The Waste Land

    T.S. Eliot first published The Waste Land in 1922 after World War I had concluded as commentary on the chaotic nature of modern Europe during the war and thereafter. The Waste Land is a complex and intricate poem that weaves between speakers and a plethora of different languages. The Waste Land also alludes to esoteric texts that Eliot seems to have an intense desire to return to. Eliot 's fragmented poem juxtaposes polyphonic voices and allusions to literature as a means to isolate the…

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  • Jaguar Land Rover Case

    Jaguar Land Rover Limited which is a British multinational automotive company with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom, and it is a subsidiary of Indian automaker Tata Motors. Its principal activity is the design, development, manufacture and sale of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors since 2008, when Tata Motor acquired it from Ford. It sold a total of 462,678 vehicles during 2014. Tata Motors’ fears a…

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  • Jaguar Land Rover Merger

    them cut their losses by buying Jaguar and Land Rover from them. This was the prime reason for Ford to invite tenders for the sale of the same . There were many reasons for Tata to acquire JLR. Some of them are : i. As part of a larger strategy to grow in the automotive sector; ii. Opportunity to participate in two fast growing auto segments (premium and small cars), and to build a comprehensive product portfolio with a global footprint; iii. Unique opportunity to move into premium segment with…

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  • Analysis Of Eliot's The Waste Land

    Eliot’s The Waste Land is often a confusing and difficult poem to understand. However, in terms of its style and content, it is clear that the poem speaks about the decay of the periods culture. The Waste Land is a eulogy to the decaying society of modern Europe post-World War One. Eliot’s use of fragmentation made him infamous in the literary world; and it is through this use of fragmentation that we the learned find it very daunting to appreciate. The poem consists of five sections, all of…

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  • The Importance Of Land Use Planning

    At this respect ; Land use planning which includes objectives, polices, and proposals for the type and intensity of land use (A. O. Waananen);and as Berkea & Gavin Smith (2009) argued: ‘’Land use planning provides an important means to achieve mitigation by influencing human settlement patterns as its analytical tools and policy recommendations are inherently geospatial in nature affecting the location, type and density of development’’. (Berkea and Smith 2009; p2) However, in case of ambiguous…

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  • New Zealand Land Resource Assessment

    1. Introduction This report will use data from the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI) to describe and subsequently assess seven sites in the area around Lincoln and the Port Hills in Canterbury, New Zealand. The data will provide an insight into what land uses would be suitable for each site. This will then be compared against the current land use, as recorded during a site visit on 8 March 2016. 2. Description of Study Area 2.1. Location, topography and boundaries The study area is…

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  • Summary Of Aldo Leopold's The Land Ethic

    Journal Two: Leopold Aldo Leopold’s The Land Ethic mainly focuses on the importance of developing a sort of ethic for interacting with the land or a symbiotic relationship with the land and the world around us. This piece touches on numerous aspects of our current relationship with the environment and what needs to be reformed and understood in order to improve this relationship. Although The Land Ethic was published in 1949, Leopold’s statements and evaluations made in this piece are…

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  • Compare And Contrast To The Light House And The Waste Land

    Chiara Dituri Final paper The modern literature “To the Light House” by Virginia Woolf and “The Waste Land” by T.S Eliot directly correlates the perspective of World War I and its effect on both life and death. Both authors use stream of consciousness as a way to show multiple perspectives on thoughts of confusion, trauma and chaos that World War I has impacted on many lives. The loss of loved once during war times, is a painful experience that can bring on psychological and painful events…

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