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  • Strip Mining In The Appalachian Mountains

    addressed right now. While some say strip mining in the Appalachian mountains is a profitable and safe way to fuel America, the long term negative effects of strip mining far outweigh any perceived benefits. The vast and open mountain range that spans the east coast, known as the Appalachian Mountains is home…

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  • How To Write An Essay On Rip Van Winkle

    the revolutionary war. The story is based on a man named Rip Van Winkle. Rip Van Winkle lives in a small village at the bottom of some mountains called the Kaatskills Mountains. Those mountains were once a part of the Appalachian’s. He lives with his wife Dame Van Winkle, two kids and a dog named Wolf. He lives west of the Hudson River, where he can see the mountains…

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  • Analysis Of 'The Myth Of The Gay Agenda'

    Being a homosexual in the 21st century can be an emotional experience due to the lies that are said about them. By using satire, LZ Granderson in the TED Talk, “The Myth of the Gay Agenda,” presents humor, personal journey, and emotional connections, which creates a convincing argument towards the audience about love and respect. First of all, Granderson is a humorous person throughout his speech. LZ Granderson uses verbal irony to be humorous and stir up the audience in a positive and funny way…

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  • Similarities Between The Devil And Tom Walker And Rip Van Winkle

    A few months ago, my cousin Mark invited me to help on his farm. I accepted his invitation, knowing he would pay me handsomely. However, when I set foot on the farm, one thought came to mind: what a dump! Mark 's farm was so pitiful one could mistake it for a junkyard. One thing that stuck out to me was his cattle. The poor creatures did not have anything to eat. All of Mark 's grass was dead, and I could count every cow 's ribs from a football field away. As I roamed around Mark 's farm, it…

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  • Washington Irving Humor

    The main focus of all my research on Washington Irving, a Yankee living in New York, was to learn how the first American author pictured the world. Irving is widely considered the first American author not because he was the first author in North America, but because he is the first person in America to write stories “by heart”. What I mean by writing with heart was that Irving wrote with a passion, as he considered his work written for the reason of what he loved the most, humor. Irving wrote…

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  • Imagination In Rip Van Winkle

    Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle” exemplifies the theory of imagination using escapism. After sleeping for 20 years, readers are forced to distinguish between Rip’s fantasy and his past. In addition, Rip awakens in another time, therefore his imagination, and intelligence is more developed than the townspeople, or his wife ever thought. Rip’s imagination not only created a free nation, he also freed himself from a nightmarish marriage. Throughout the tale of “Rip Van Winkle,” Irving paints a clear…

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  • Appalachian English Dialect Analysis

    the Appalachian Mountains. Isolated from the outside world for centuries, the Appalachian people spoke a distinct dialect that became known as AE. Unique features characterize the speech in Appalachia; the use of these features is fading as the area becomes less isolated. Migration and advances in technology have played a key role in shifting the dialect toward Standard English. The Appalachian English dialect, which has several unique features, developed in the Appalachian Mountain area due…

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  • What Is The Moral In Washington Irving's The Birthmark By Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The heart of a story lies in the moral. Once a story has been read, the reader must understand the moral, in order to appreciate the story. Sometimes a story 's moral can be explained with a cliché. Washington Irving 's Rip Van Winkle, can be captured by the cliché, you reap what you sow. Rip 's life was not fruitful, as many years were wasted, causing him to not reap any rewards. The Birthmark, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, follows a man plagued by the obsession to remove his wife 's birthmark, in…

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  • Case Study Of Break Points: Cycle Meets Snow With Snogo

    up against your jacket. But there’s no need to strap in or grab your poles. Instead, you grab the handle bars and push off, cruising on the three “skis” of Snogo, a new downhill snow bike due to hit the market in early 2016. “I wouldn’t be on the mountain if it wasn’t for ski bikes,” says Obed Marrder,…

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  • Industrialization In America

    Did changes in the young nation open the door to opportunity for all Americans? I say yes. The three major changes in the young nation are geographic, political, and economic. These three changes all opened the door to opportunity because there were so many choices to choose from and there were no set rules with education for jobs. The first change in the young nation is geographic changes. Land purchases had a huge impact on the developing country. The Louisiana Purchase sparked the idea to…

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