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  • Poverty In The Marshall Islands

    The Marshall Islands are an island country in the Pacific Ocean consisting of 29 atolls and five islands. Ebeye island, also known as the “Slum of the Pacific”, is the most populous and polluted island of Kwajalein atoll in the Marshal islands. The rising seas levels is a big concern because it not only washed up pollutants and trashes onto the land but also cause floods which threaten people’s home and their belongings (Barker, 2013). Ebeye is also known for its frequent power outages that can last up to weeks and its non-existent levels of clean water even though it is surrounded by nothing but water. The people in Ebeye experience some degrees of isolation since it is an island nation with much more imports than exports (Barker, 2013). The…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Nuclear Testing

    thousand sheep were exposed in 1953. After thousands of the ranchers sheep died following the blasts some ranchers brought unsuccessful lawsuits against the government. People of Utah, Nevada, and Arizona started to find leukemia and other radiation caused cancer five years after the sheep incident. Also after tests began people in the rural parts of Nevada, Utah, and Arizona started to see deer herds and bird flocks diminishing. Atomic weapons were also tested on naval fleets that included…

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  • Analysis Of The Condent Gaze

    They are not limited like words. They can be comprehended in many different ways, given the audience. Shekhar Deshpande says that a picture “could appeal to the semi-literate as well as the literate by providing an entry into a field that needs to be taken with caution and respect for the ‘other’ world” (56). Here, in his essay “The Confident Gaze,” Deshpande emphasizes the role a photograph can have on anyone and any one person can interpret a photo differently. Take the picture of my friends…

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  • Biikini Atoll Persuasive Essay

    How could one country destroy the land and lifestyle of another in the name of peace? Bikini Atoll is located 850 kilometers northwest of Majuro on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands and it has more than 23 islands and islets. The four islands are Bikini, Eneu, Nam and Enidrik. Out of the four islands, Bikini and Eneu were the only islands that have had a permanent population. On August 1945, United States dropped two nuclear weapons in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 120,000…

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  • Character Analysis Of King Of The Bingo Game

    Research shows that everything one experiences as a child influences the person they grow up to be. For the narrator of the story “King of The Bingo Game,” growing up as a slave significantly influenced his conduct, and his actions reflect how he was raised. In many ways, his experiences negatively influence his future, but in other small ways, his childhood left him with a unique perspective. He values family over everything. This story displays his love for Laura, and how he felt about losing…

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  • Waiting For Godot Absurdity Analysis

    1. Would you agree that Beckett’s Waiting for Godot perfectly encapsulates all the uncertainties of modernity? Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot belongs to the Theatre of the Absurd. The absence of a meaningful plot, of objective dialogues and of absolute certainty is the state of absurdity. Beckett utilizes absurdity to play around with the concept of existential nullity which saw man trapped in a hostile world. Human life is meaningless and this created a sense of alienation, despair and…

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  • Lars And The Real Girl Analysis

    Lars and the Real Girl, written by Nancy Oliver and directed by Craig Gillespie, is a heartwarming movie about the acceptance of others. The protagonist, Lars, has to face his differences that he has from other people so he can learn to love himself and let others love him just the same. However, the movie isn’t just about Lars being able to overcome his own problems, but the many other challenges people are faced with when learning to accept one another. The character Lars serves as an ‘other’…

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  • Amelia Rose Elbridge Character Analysis

    Synopsis: Amelia life seems pretty perfect to her at least till a tragic accident happens that turns everything upside down. Amelia discovers that many secrets have been kept from her and realizes maybe her life was not so perfect after all. Theme: My theme is coming out of your comfort zone. Characters: Amelia Rose Elbridge is an over privileged young adult who was always taught to be very humble. Amelia is almost eighteen years old and has been homeschooled her whole life. Emmett Orson is…

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  • The Garden Party Symbolism

    society and is just coming to realize that there can be beauty in the simple things. Having it be a member of the working class to do this suggests that beauty is not purely in the domain of the wealthy. After stopping to smell the lavender the workman goes to set up the marquee in front of the karakas trees where he and the other workmen have decided it should go. Laura is disappointed with this decision, thinking it is a shame to hide such “lovely” trees but she does not argue with them.…

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  • Personal Narrative-It's Worst Mistake

    It had been exactly 20 years since Laura made the worst mistake of her life. When she turned on Rachel. It didn’t make her fit in, it only lasted a week. Then she was the victim again. Laura had no one. She tried to talk to Rachel but she ignored her. This had been the biggest mistake she had ever made. Now years later Laura is a single mom with a 15 year old daughter. Octavia was identical to her mother. Her father left when she was six years old, but they are good. Laura is writing in the…

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