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  • Summary Of One Came Home By Amy Timberlake

    Georgie is a 13 year old girl from Placid, Wisconsin who works at her family’s general store. She lives with her her mom, her Grandfather Bolte, and her older sister named Agatha. She is great at shooting her single-shot rifle and loves to go hunting for pigeons. She loves her sister and wants her sister to stay in Placid her whole life so she can help run the general store. She is the main character and is also the narrator. Agatha is Georgie’s sister and she is a free spirit. She want’s to leave Placid to go follow the pigeons across the state and she refuses to settle down with Billy McCabe. Soon she is engaged to a man named Mr. Olmstead because she likes how many books he has in his library and he is rich. She is about 19 years old and after the pigeons pass through Placid, she goes with untrustworthy pigeoneers to follow them. “Ten days after telling the story of the white pigeons, my sister, Agatha, ran off. The date was Thursday, May 25. If the pigeons left with a great clapping sound, my sister slipped off with no sound at all.” (pg. 25) Billy is Agatha’s old boyfriend and they break up when Mr. Olmstead offers marriage to Agatha. Billy still loves Agatha and he makes that clear when she goes missing because he offers to go with Georgie to look for her. He is charming and is now engaged to a young woman named Polly. Billy sacrifices his…

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  • Extinction In Animal Study

    The four groups of pigeons were then placed within the chamber once per day and were subjected to four different conditions each of which ran for 10 sessions for either 40 minutes or 60 reinforces, this was solely dependent on which came first. The first condition was fairly simple and aimed to train the pigeon to respond to key 1 using a schedule of Variable interval 30s. After 10 sessions the pigeons would be subjected to condition two were the pigeons would now be trained to respond to key to…

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  • Home Observation Essay

    outside of the Annabelle River. In my professional opinion, Lot S would be the best location for new construction of homes. Lot S is located in the southeast corner by the Annabelle River and the Cyclone Creek. This will be the safest location for new residents to live because the house would be located on a steady sloped hill that goes off into a flat clearing. This will prevent any future flooding from affecting the new build. This location is also far enough from mudslides and rock falls to…

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  • King Rathmar's Diary From 'Bram Stoker'

    able to cast this spell, he said, ‘will you please help me on this quest to restore and take back what is ours”. I said, “ I am a woman of my word, and I swore I would care for my people”. We set off to find this place that we had to go to. We had stumbled across some monsters, and they attacked us, Harry ran up and sliced them with his sword. More came to attack and with each swing of the sword each one was dead. Harry said we better hurry up before more come. It took us about 4 hours to find…

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  • Teaching The Skill Of Sweeping

    One of us will show them how we do it and the other will discuss important things. We will talk about how should use the footwork to maintain the same speed as the rock being thrown. Also we will remind them that their feet should never cross over the should just be demonstrating a simple shuffle step along the side of a rock. We will also remind the students that it is important to remember that they should never interfere with the rock itself, they should never kick it or touch it with their…

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  • Double Fall Short Story

    Long story short it was broken in two places one of which was basically two bones compressed so much that instead of breaking it squashed the two bones together. I had the cast for roughly two months. I remember trying to sleep at night while my arm was wrapped in something the size of a watermelon. It was also weird taking a shower because the doctor said it could get wet but I couldn't trust him. At school people all wanted to know what happened, I thought it was embarrassing telling people…

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  • Rock Bottom Speech

    Rock Bottom I always say whenever I am in trouble I think that I am in “rock bottom”. Like when I have a bad grade, have a bad day at work, or when I get upset at my parents, I want to relate myself to rock bottom. But, if I look at my position from a different view, I should be lucky I have the Tennessee Promise scholarship to keep me in school, I should be happy that I am employed, and I should be blessed enough to have parents to even become upset about. I realize those little hardships is…

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  • Environmental Law Case Study

    State v. Jeungel. In that case, the state maintained a public rest area that contained a 15-foot rock formation. The rock formation was created from dynamite blasting during the construction of a road. Id. The blasting was improper, as it resulted in rock formation becoming unstable. The extent of the rock formation’s instability became evident when rock being used for footing by an underage climber gave way and resulted in the boy falling to the ground being subsequently struck by dislodged…

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  • My View Of Characters In Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    Lee A. Jacobus describes Plato’s allegory of the cave as “a story in which the characters and situations actually represent people and situations in another context (448).” Plato’s work is written as a conversation between himself and Socrates. The story describes prisoners in a cave, who have only seen what their captors let them. These captors, or “people with gear,” cast shadows on the walls, which the prisoners interpret as reality. Later, they set one of the prisoners free. After leaving,…

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  • Character Analysis: To A God Unknown

    contest that the tree and other surroundings were indeed sacred. A personal conflict that seems to be caused by the killing of the tree appears after Elizabeth has her baby and then she and Joseph go to the ridge where Elizabeth slips and breaks her neck on the moss covered rock. Soon after returning with Elizabeth’s body Joseph sleeps with Rama and gives her his newborn son because of all the occurrences and the man he meets that sacrifices small…

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