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  • Anne Bonny Research Paper

    stealing ships with Jack Rackham and Mary Read ("Famous Pirate: Anne Bonny"). Anne lived during the 18th century, and had a long and arduous life full of danger, risk, and excitement ("Famous Pirate: Anne Bonny"). From the day Anne was brought into this world till the day she took her last breath, she worked hard, and was an extraordinary female. Anne Bonny is also known as Anne Cormac was born in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland in 1697 as an illegitimate daughter ("Famous Pirate: Anne Bonny"). Her father was a lawyer named William Cormac, and her mother was his servant Mary Brennan ("Famous Pirate: Anne Bonny").…

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  • Analysis Of Narcus Redicker's Bandits At Se A Pirates

    a better understanding of the notorious women, two sources have been compared. They are J.C Appleby’s Women and English Piracy, 1450-1720: Partners and Victims of Crime, and Marcus Redicker’s Bandits at Sea: A Pirates Reader. By reading these papers, one author has been established to be better at describing the subject through their arguments, and their evidence to support them. That author is J.C Appleby. His writing on female pirates proves to be the stronger choice and would be better suited…

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  • Pirates Galleons And Treasure Analysis

    to gloss over some information. It tends to focuses on myths and interesting stories that may have been true rather than the truth. More attention is also put on cities rather pirates and when it does focus on the pirates, it is not done well. It tends to highlight the successes of the pirates and shows a bias towards making them seem more tough and dangerous than they were. All in all, it is difficult to believe that this documentary would be useful in the academic world, especially when…

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  • Why Is Google Making USupid

    He further argues that, hyperlinks have the ability to distract readers; numerous advertisements on web pages also cause disruption to readers and are also unethical. Therefore, online reading is regarded as a poor form of reading compared to reading papers and books (Moje & Pugh, 2009, p.6). Despite the large numbers of online readers, most of them still prefer to print out the information and read it in hard copy (Liu & Huang, 2007, p.12). in general readers with larger documents prefer…

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  • Parallelism In Life Of Pi Essay

    revealed through questioning insurance men, connecting the parallels between the animal and human stories. The Japanese insurance men act identical to the reader, as they are slow to process the immense relations between the animal and human characters. After Pi retells his challenging tale, but this time with humans in place of the animals, both the reader and insurance men conclude that “the Taiwanese sailor is the zebra, [Pi’s] mother is the orangutan, the cook is...the hyena - which means…

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  • The Pursuit Of Hope In Life Of Pi, By Yann Martel

    It is difficult for one to find a novel that they can comprehend and connect with. It may take some people the majority of their lives to find one of those novels. I am genuinely fortunate to have found that kind of book after a mere 15 years of my life. The book I am referring to is Life of Pi, by Yann Martel. It is a riveting novel that centers on a boy, lost in the middle of the pacific ocean with nothing but his wits, his will, and a four hundred and fifty pound bengal tiger. This novel…

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  • Survival And Survival In Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

    Yann Martel’s book, Life of Pi, whether the story is mostly fact or mostly fiction, presents us with a very large fact of life. It is found within two recurring motifs that are very important: adaptation and survival. Martel gives plenty of examples for both motifs using humans and animals. The lesson he is trying to teach with these two motifs is that adaptation is necessary for survival. Already in the first half of the book it is clear to the readers that Pi is a very open minded…

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  • Narrative In Wildlife Program: The Crocodile Hunter

    Narrative in wildlife program - The Crocodile Hunter “I reckon that’s a big one.” I whispered with glee while skipping on a treacherous trail I created with sofa pillows, staring intently at an imaginary crocodile. “Crikey!” I shouted as the imaginary crocodile leapt at me with wide-open jaws. Without any hesitation, I jumped on it and wrestled it as though my life depended on it. After minutes of wild trashing, I emerged victorious, subduing the ferocious crocodile with my bare hands. “That…

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  • Animalistic Behavior In Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

    Humans are often considered as “higher” beings when compared to animals, but humans are ultimately animals with a set of instincts that can kick in at any given moment when put into tough situations. Yann Martel’s Life of Pi describes the life of a young Indian boy, Piscine (Pi) Molitor Patel. In his childhood, Pi’s family owns a zoo in Pondicherry, India which influences Pi to become interested in zoology, and practices multiple religions to show his devotion to his gods. In order to avoid…

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  • Life Of Pi Theme Analysis

    The Theme of Life of Pi Imagine being stranded at sea for seven months with limited supplies and a Bengal Tiger being the only other castaway in the ship. Pi Patel, the protagonist of Life of Pi, has to live with these circumstances, and he miraculously survives. This story is about a young boy who grows up in a zoo, since his family owns it, and makes sense of himself through religion. One day, Pi’s father decides he is going to move the family to Canada because he believes there will be…

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