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  • Murder And Cowardice Film Analysis

    and Cowardice, shown on the Australian television show “Sunday Night” on Friday March 12 2012, documents the 4 day survival story of 10 workers who were abandoned out at sea during a massive storm and left to die. Sunday Night produced a sympathetic documentary about 10 innocent oil rig workers who are caught in amongst a massive storm along with the choice of the Captain on the Mermaid Vigilance a passing ship to leave the men to their death. This documentary represents the situation as it says by the title Murderous, Cowardice and heartless. As soon as the documentary starts, it opens with a re-enactment of the men clinging to the life raft to try and stay afloat. As the documentary continues there is a voice over of the interviewer talking about a law, “An Australian…

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  • Sea Survivors: Louie Zamperini

    Do you think you could survive on a raft in the middle of sea? Do you think you could survive being beaten, tortured, and starved for days and months? One man can. A man named Louie Zamperini. This man was lionhearted with aksi a hint of being solicitous in his personality. This man was rebellious. Zamperini was one of the many survivors, that survived the impossible. Louie Zamperini was lionhearted. He was a brave and determined man, not only for himself, but for others too. Zamperini was a…

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  • First Chapter: I Row My Own Boat

    First chapter- I row my own boat Before I was 10 years old, I could see the world through my mind. The world was so bright and colorful. With a thought, flowers bloomed. Timeless creations appear before my eyes with swing of my finger. I could see things that weren’t logical. Sometimes, there were voices whispering in my ears telling me to wake up during the night. When I was 12, my parents taught me they were called a child’s fantasy. That those dreams will disappear when I grew up. I didn’t…

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  • Descriptive Essay: A Short Walk To The Dock

    "It's only a short walk to the dock," they said. I don't mind short walks, but when there’s a 100 pound boat resting on your shoulder, a ten minute walk seems to last a lifetime. With my back hunched over, knees bent and about to give out, I lost complete feeling in my shoulders. As my teammates and I continued to walk, we saw other teams who finished their race walking their boats back to their trailers, their faces plastered with a painful expression on them, a confirmation that they…

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  • Personal Narrative: Traveling Down South

    Traveling Down South The first time I traveled out of Ohio, I got to travel to Tennessee and to Florida. We traveled to Tennessee first then to Florida. My dad, step mom, Little brother and sister and I chose to travel to two different states because me and my siblings had a set of grandparents in each state. When we first arrived in both states we went to Crispy Cream and got donuts. Which is the best donut shop ever in my opinion. I’ve learned accouple lessons my first time in both states.…

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  • Sargent's Last Battle-Personal Narrative

    It was 4:22 a.m June 6, 1944, everyone in the camp was woken up by sirens. We were 20 miles out from Normandy beach. Sargent had not told us what was going on yet, we were just told to suit up and get to the boats. I heard a quiet buzz around the compound from various soldiers of various ranks that we were going to Normandy Germany and I knew this meant war. We loaded up the boats with around 16 per boat. I snatched my thompson and threw a extremely heavy flamethrower on my back and I got on the…

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  • Raft Of The Medusa Analysis

    Art is meant to capture the viewer’s attention and affect them on a deep level. Many times, it leads the audience to examine human beings at a rudimentary state. In Théodore Géricault’s painting, Raft of the Medusa, 1818-1819, Oil on canvas, the viewer does exactly that. In his painting, about 20 men are strewn on a makeshift raft from the remnants of their ship. Some are dead and some are franticly waving pieces of cloth in the air at a ship in the horizon. Each man has an intense look on his…

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  • Tpk-Trypsin Lab Report

    Infective Dose (TCID50) will be used. In TCID50 serial dilutions from the supernatant of the infected cells will be used to cause cytopathic effects (CPE) on MDCK cells. The TCID50 will be lower in case of viperin-transfected cells compared to the negative control ones. Objective 3: Investigate the effect of viperin on the cell lipid rafts and investigate the IAV release from the cells in the presence of duck viperin. Human viperin inhibits FPPS, which inhibit the formation of lipid raft.…

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  • The Raft Of Flowers Analysis

    As individuals, we are enabled to discover ourselves and the world around us. With this concept, it is essential that we face difficulties, which enable us to learn from previous experiences and transition toward success. Good morning/afternoon fellow students of year 12, teacher and attendees of today 's HSC Study Day. Today I will be discussing the concept of discovery and how individuals can interpret it. The statement “regardless of varied challenges and difficulties, the discovery process…

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  • Creative Writing About Rafts

    We got into our rafts and started slowly towards the rapid water. I smile as we embark on this new adventure. The cool breeze blew my hair out of my face. The beautiful, bright sun blared onto our backs. The first rapid was rapidly approaching. Our guide, Steve, led us and told us which way to paddle. “Right! Right! Right!”, he yelled. The water splashed into our boat, it was like getting hit with little ice cubes. My hands were gripped tightly around the paddle as we steered clear of…

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