Spoon River Anthology

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  • The Shannon In Ireland

    The river Shannon is easily the longest river in the British Isles, running through 11 of Ireland’s 32 counties. The river also creates three lakes on it’s path to the Atlantic Ocean, Lough Allen, Lough Ree and Lough Derg. This, interestingly, has made the river a hub for transportation throughout history. In fact, one could argue that the Shannon was one of the main reasons foreigners and invaders were able to spread themselves throughout Ireland. Incredibly, the portion of Ireland around the…

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  • Li Bai Poem Analysis

    and writing poems. Li Bai has superior and admirable writing skills, and the themes of his poems are broad; sometimes his poems reveal his disdain for the corrupt government, and sometimes reveal his love to motherland’s magnificent mountains and rivers. Due to his unrestrained and vigorous style of poems, people call…

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  • Analysis: Living Lands And Waters

    This organization is dedicated to restore America’s once pristine rivers and waterways. This organization deserves support for not only restoring the rivers for recreation use and drinking water but to restore a once vibrant eco-system, while creating a stronger community through education and volunteering. Chad Pregracke was born in East Moline, Illinois on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi. Chad spent a lot of time on the river; he was a commercial shell diver, fisherman and barge hand,…

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  • John Mcphee's The Control Of Nature

    The process of the Mississippi River changing course was caused by the help of the water cycle, which is powered by energy from the sun. The sun’s energy evaporates water into the sky which condenses and precipitates. The rain from the water cycle caused erosion in the lakes, which increased the size of the Mississippi River and built up sediment, which clogged the river and made it change course into a new direction. The Mississippi River was also in a cycle of changing its course as…

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  • The Influence Of Imperialism In Heart Of Darkness By Joseph Conrad

    The novella Heart of Darkness written by Joseph Conrad in 1899, which is set in the Congo, Africa in 1890. It is based on the narrator Charles Marlow travels to the Congo, in the heart of Africa to relieve a brilliant ivory trader named Krutz, who is working for the Belgium Government. Rudyard Kipling described Imperialism as the “White man’s burden” as in his writings he shows that European countries were travelling to help stabilize and grow the economy in countries that needed it. However,…

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  • The Importance Of Colonialism In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is one of the most known novels in English literature. The story begins when Marlow, who works for a Belgian company, went on a journey to the heart of Africa as a steamship captain. Through his journey, he heard the name of Kurtz for the first time. Then the name repeated many times which made Marlow, who is our narrator in addition to another unknown narrator, interested to know about Kurtz. Kurtz works for the company as an ivory trader in the Congo which was…

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  • An Analysis Of Composed On The Westminster Bridge By William Wordsworth

    the line nine and ten we also have personification as the Author gives the sun a male sex: ‘never did sun more beautifully steep in his first splendor, valley, rock, or hill” In the line twelve we also have a personification as the author describes river Thames flowing with it’s own desire as if it could make a…

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  • Archetypal Lens Of Good Vs. Evil In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    of his journeys, Marlow descends into deeper levels of Dante’s Hell. As part of the journey, Marlow describes his fascination with a map of Africa and how “it had become a place of darkness” to him. Marlow also describes the map to contain a large river “an immense snake uncoiled, with its head in the sea.” His description of the snake relates to the serpent in the Bible that coincides with the Devil. The snake also represents man’s descent into darkness and Hell because of its head’s placement…

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  • History Of Community Health Assessment

    An increase in economic stimulus will help facilitate a better life for the citizens. In conjunction there is an expected increase in academia of the local students. As a result, the community will witness an increase economic and educational development The second nursing diagnosis is the increased risk of HIV and other STD’s among the teenage/young adult population related to knowledge deficit of oral contraceptives, sex education, and increase sexual activities. The first goal for this…

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  • Cost Leadership Strategy Of Amazon

    • Amazon’s businesses is very competitive and fast developing, with the barrage of competitors in diverse industries, consisting of retail, digital content and electronic devices, e-commerce services, and web and infrastructure computing services. Amazon’s current and potential competitors have more resources, extensive histories, more customers, and/or greater brand recognition. They possibly secure better terms from wholesalers, implement more hostile pricing, and dedicate more resources to…

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