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  • Personal Narrative: A Great Pyrenees Remember

    ingest the popular sites, it’s time to seek a lesser known gem. Imagine going on a hike through some of the most beautiful vegetation and geology in all of Europe. Think of walking through a perfectly preserved little village among the hills of a mountain range that is akin to the amazing Swiss Alps. Inside of the little town, the dwellings are just as they were 400 years ago. Equally important, the villagers are wearing the clothing style of their ancestors. Above, on an emerald green slope, a…

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  • Virunga National Park Tourism

    the importance to the protected areas, which will focus on protecting gorilla habitats. Furthermore, Nielsen and Spenceley (2011) point out the success of tourism and benefits derived from tourism in Rwanda in their article. The authors claim that mountain gorilla tourism has been seen as a valuable tool to conserve animals. This is because tourists will pay large sums of money visiting these animals, which will provide funds with authorities to do conservation in Virunga National Park.…

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  • Personal Narrative-A Walk In The Appalachian Trail

    Today we would be reaching the highlight of our section: Max Patch, a huge bald mountain with spectacular views. We faced another three-and-a-half mile climb. The final ascent involved a set of painfully steep stairs about three feet wide, with steep drops on either side. The views when we reached the summit made all of the pain and difficulty of getting there worthwhile. The mountain was covered in wildflowers, and I could see for miles in every direction. The wind muffled sound…

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  • Hike Day Speech

    Despite these sad statistics, there is plenty to see at Glacier. Tall mountains jut around flat plains; rushing waterfalls sprinkle around the park; 762 tranquil lakes delve deep into the land; and wildflowers peek up all over the ground. 151 hiking trails total 745 miles of must-see paths throughout the park. No matter what time of year you head to Glacier National Park, chinooks, dry warm breezes that gust down the mountain, take the chill out of your bones. Try to squeeze this wondrous hiking…

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  • Rip Van Winkle American Dream Analysis

    “Rip Van Winkle” was an iconic short story that was written by Washington Irving, in June, 1818. It was so well-known that almost every child in the United States has read it or heard about it once in their lifetime. Irving creates a simple-minded and easygoing character named Rip Van Winkle. He was cherished by the community, but his wife henpecks him day and night because of his carefree attitude. However, Irving’s illustration of Rip does not encompass the true reality of the “American Dream”…

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  • Comparisonist Westerns Are Brokeback Mountain And Little Big Man

    allow new westerns to challenge not the west, but societal expectations for women and men in their traditional gender roles. This would be called the “revisionist” western. Two films that fit this category of “revisionist” Westerns are Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Little Big Man (1970). In the film, Little Big…

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  • Mythological Characteristics Of Rip Van Winkle

    the reasons Van Winkle likes to go to the mountains where he meets the creatures who eventually lead him to fall asleep. With these characters we as the audience realize that this story is meant to feel out of proportion. The creatures also rarely talk in the story, creating a tone of mystery. A central theme of the story is the inevitability of change. These characters help push that theme. Dame Winkle’s over-the-top nagging pushes him to go to the mountains were the creatures lead him to…

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  • Spookley The Square Pumpkin Analysis

    Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a musical about accepting each other’s differences. On Halloween one day on Holiday Hill Farm, Jack the scarecrow finds a pumpkin in the patch- only unlike the other pumpkins- Spookley is square. Much to the dislike of the others, the Toms, BoBo, and the Honeydoos, Spookley is bullied for being square. It’s only until Spookley saves the day with support from his new best friend spiders- Edgar, Allan, and Poe that the pumpkins realize being different is great after…

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  • My Siblings-Personal Narrative

    asking my parents for a baby brother or sister. They refused to reason with me, so I took matters into my own hands. The upcoming Christmas I asked Santa Claus to bring me a younger sibling and he carefully considered my request. On Christmas day I was very disappointed when there was no bassinet with a baby under the Christmas tree. But little did I know Santa had in fact delivered my gift. At the beginning of February, I caught my parents whispering in the kitchen. I heard…

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  • Appalachi A Sub-Cultural Analysis

    Throughout this course we’ve examined Appalachia as a separate and distinct region within the United States. The question of whether it’s a subculture or a colony is rather muddy at best. The Oxford Dictionary defines subculture as: “A cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture”. While this is true of Appalachia to some degree, the problem lies within its geographical area and the large number of subcultures that live in…

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