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  • Picket Fence Lab

    spaced black bars, labelled as a “picket fence,” was suspended from a string and dropped through a Photogate sensor. This software is used to measure the actual acceleration of gravity to compare it to the value provided by literature review. The Photogate sensor transmits an infrared beam of light to a detector across a gap. It then determines and records data when the beam of light is blocked by an object. The part of the picket fence that blocks the beam of light in this experiment is the black bars. As the picket fence falls through the sensor,…

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  • Personal Essay: Why I Want To Study Psychology

    These qualities about myself work well with the major I have choose Psychology in a perfect blend. I didn’t grow up with that perfect white picket fence yet I managed to enjoy and overcome all the bumpy roads in my life. I was raised by a single mother who always did and has done her best for me no matter the struggles. Money growing up as a child was extremely tight for a time, and even though it 's still tight it has drastically improved as I grew older. For a short period of time I had my…

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  • The Nature Of Dreams In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    In essence, Of Mice and Men is a story about the nature of human dreams and aspirations and the things that work against them. All people give purpose to their lives in the present and for the future by creating goals and dreams for themselves. Without dreams and goals, life would just be endless days that have little meaning. George and Lennie's dream to own a little farm of their own is such a big part to Of Mice and Men that it appears in some form in in every chapter. In fact, George…

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  • Humorous Wedding Speech By A Friend Of The Groom

    all were always attracted to men but not Amber, making her feel as though she did not belong in this family or as if something was wrong with her altogether. Her childhood, growing up without a steady father figure did not stop her from having a regular life. She attended school, made marvelous grades, had many friends (like me) who loved her for who she is, and a family that also loved her. Despite not having a steady male father figure and being homosexual, Amber is a very savvy lady. She…

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  • The American Dream: Chivo, By Richard Rodriguez

    Born into it. The American Dream. A set of ideals giving every American the opportunity of freedom, equality, and a life of stability in both materials and happiness. For centuries people alike have been introduced to this lavish idea to live in a beautiful upper-middle class neighborhood, live in a two story house equipped with a white picket fence, children running in the yard with their friends, mom taking care of the house and preparing meals while dad goes to work to pay the bills, and all…

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  • Big Fish Themes

    is not signified as "love" it is considered a gesture of love, because it contains the competent of trust, faith and friendship. His commitment to Karl is what allowed him to escape the pleasantries of Spectre and join the real world once again. Then comes the moment that Edward falls in love. The moment time stops and he sees Sandra. Throughout this tale of a man's ups and downs, Sandra is the key element that holds the story together. If it hadn't been for her there would be no reason for…

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  • Summer Of 1864-Personal Narrative

    It was the summer of 1864. I was nineteen years old. I was living on a farm, in Texas, just on the border of mexico. That was such a beautiful time of year. The golden wheat fields flourished and lilacs painted the meadows a shade of bright periwinkle. But that summer will haunt me for the rest of my life. I tossed and turned one night, gloomy and sleepless. I peered out my window to the barn. The creaky white picket fence, surrounding the fields had unlatched in the night, leaving an endless…

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  • Edward G. Lengel's Inventing George Washington

    that notion. His beliefs were closely watched and copied by everyone. The book Inventing George Washington goes along with the same topics being discussed in class. Washington’s war crave started when we signed up as a little boy for the “Virginia Volunteers” he fought Indians and then enlisted a soldier. Washington first military battle was the French and Indian War, and he was one of the few survivors. Also, the French and Indian War was known as “the first World War in all of human history”…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Much Do You Love Checkers Mate

    It looks like a mixture of Peter Pan, Michael Jackson and the lead character from American Dad. 3 This next tattoo reminds of that movie called Pans Labyrinth. At the time I was watching Pans Labyrinth i knew it was a good movie. I left the credits music running over and over as a pondered about the movie. As it turns out, the rest of the world appreciated that movie as much as me and probably even more. It propelled into one of the most famous movies ever made. Anyway, as much as I admire…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    First, I identify the symbolic figures in the story as it relates to any home. In this story, the main “figures” are: The Cave, Shadows, The Game, The Escape, Prisoners, and Chains. Also, to be noted is the Sun in this presentation. As I was reading the story, I imagined the “All American” home. It has been in my observation that the “All American Home” consist of a married couple with two children, a dog, and white picket fence in Perfect Town, U.S.A. The “Cave” is the home that houses the…

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