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  • Argumentative Essay On Flat Earth

    same river going uphill and downhill which would technically be illogical. Some also say that the earth must be flat to allow the rain to fall. On the other hand, there’s people who strongly believe that the earth is not flat. Religion doesn’t have much of a role here. They say that it cannot be flat because ships disappear from the horizon. Ships do not just “appear” or “disappear” out of the horizon (like they should have if the world was flat). They emerge from beneath the sea. This clearly proves that the earth is an ellipsoid because ships do not go underneath the water. Aristotle noticed that during lunar eclipses, the shadow on the Moon’s surface is round. This shadow is the Earth’s, and it’s a great clue on the ellipsoidal shape of the Earth. Since the earth is rotating, the consistent oval-shadow it produces in each lunar eclipse proves that the earth is not flat. But some people who believe that the earth is flat also believe that the sun and the moon don’t move. They might have some other explanation that has something to do with God (or Gods) on why the shadow is shaped like that. After returning from a trip to Egypt, Aristotle noted that there were stars in Egypt and Cyprus which were not visible in the northerly regions. This can only be explained with a round surface, and Aristotle continued and claimed that the sphere of the Earth is “of no great size, for otherwise the effect of so slight a change of place would not be quickly…

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  • Sample Resume: ESL And ESOL Teacher

    PERSONAL PROFILE Energetic, adaptable and resourceful EFL, ESL and ESOL teacher with an attitude of self motivation, creativity and initiative to achieve goals. I also possess experience in customer service and admin duties in the educational sector. I thrive in dynamic environments and have a keen interest in IT and digital literacy. As a well-travelled person, I have developed skills to solve problems, meet tight deadlines, the ability to adapt to new situations and have become a quick…

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  • Harvest Moon

    think it was only appropriate that I chose to write my report over the red blood/super moon/solar eclipse that took place last night. My paper will discuss that the three most basic questions I had about the unique moon, how I found the answers, and my overall final thoughts. Although it is a rare occurrence, that is not the only main reason for why I chose this APOD. After reading chapter 3 from the Horizon’s textbook, I thought the section covering moon cycles was the most intriguing.…

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  • Groupon Case Study Summary

    Summary Andrew Mason founded Groupon in 2006. Based on an idea popularized by Malcolm Gladwell, Mason thought that if consumers could come together as a group they would have more purchasing power to get better deals... Originally named ThePoint, Mason tried to get users to raise money for various causes. The Point could be used for anything “from boycotting a multinational company to getting 20% off a subscription to The Economist”(11-2). To reach its full potential ThePoint would need to…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In Stephenie Meyer's Twilight

    Adolescent girls notice how things are gendered and how women are treated differently than men. These gendered differences between women and men can influence young girls’ minds and make them think that men are more superior to women. Twilight, a book saga written by Stephenie Meyer, can directly influence the thoughts of young girls and how they feel about their own sex. Widely known and loved by many, this series has some underlining meanings whether the author intended them or not. Foss…

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  • Similarities Between Twilight And Fifty Shades Of Grey

    Twilight by Stephenie Meyer is no doubt one of the most popular books of this generation. Some even argue that it has become more popular than the Harry Potter book series. Although this could be debated what is definitely not up for debate is that Twilight has left a mark on this world. One of the most significant outcomes of Twilight is the extensive amount of fanfiction that has been created around the fictional town of Forks,Washington and its residents specifically Edward Cullen and…

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  • Summary Of Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn

    The title of my book is Breaking Dawn, the fourth book in the Twilight series. Breaking Dawn is a work of pure fiction, written by Stephenie Meyer. Most of the story takes place in Forks, Washington, Bella and Edward’s new cottage in the woods, and Isle Esme, which is Bella and Edward’s honeymoon spot. The story doesn’t give a specific time date, but it most likely takes place during present time. Bella Swan is 18 years old in this book of the series and was 18 years old when she was turned and…

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  • Twilight Film Analysis

    Twilight directed by Hadwicke is a movie about a girl named Bella who meets a vampire named Edward. She is thrown into a new environment and begins new discoveries. Her life would never be the same after she falls in love with a vampire. A simple movie with a simple concept. The underlying theme to movie is we should not live simple lives and we should reach for something more, something above normal. Showing maybe living forever and becoming a vampire isn’t what anyone really wants. In the…

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  • Teenage Love And The Influence Of Twist In Teenage Movies

    Teenage years are one of the most memorable times in an individual’s life. Screenwriters (or whoever else) creates stories that attract adolescents... Teenage love has been a classic story for movies from generation to generation. In this era, Twilight puts a sci-fi twist in the traditional teenage love story which makes it one of the first of its kind to shift the popular teenage movie culture. Twilight has inspired many movies and shows including, “The Vampire Diaries”, “Teen Wolf”, “Warm…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Article 'Safe Sex: Romancing The Vampire'

    Meyer’s work, which confuses her readers. She also used pathos when she had critiqued Meyer’s work. Backstein was quite sarcastic with a hint of humor, which helps her readers stay engaged; for example, Backstein described Edward Cullen as “an Armani model” (211). Backstein does use ethos, with a Ph.D. in cinematic studies from a prestige university and not to mention the fact that she has written in academic journals and popular magazines. When Backstein is thoroughly describing scenes from…

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