The Closer

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  • Cultural Definitions Of Human Development

    do to the lack of food they are skinny, but with everything they do being a physical challenge they are more naturally defined than say an American, not as hard working and fed well. Human development can be culturally defined. If you notice, the closer you go to the equator, the more sunlight there is. Now, if you look at the pigment of peoples…

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  • Technology And Family

    entertainment to schoolwork and work related activities. What are the effects on today’s family dynamic? Can technology actually bring families closer together or can it create segregation and diminish traditional family relationships? A recent survey of parents revealed that it can actually bring families closer together highlighting that “technology facilitates closer relationships rather than pushes families and people…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Falling Man

    committed suicide by jumping from the top of the World Trade Center Towers on September 11, 2001. There was a specific moment, as they held tightly to the windows high up above the New York streets with the relentless heat and smoke drawing closer and closer, that they decided to jump and, in that one moment, they become angels returning to their point of origin. “Falling Man” focuses largely upon the identity of only one of these jumpers shown in a popular picture taken by a man named Richard…

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  • Hotel Pool Poem

    Roland Barthes states that “Photography seems to me closer to the Theater, it is by way of a singular intermediary (and perhaps I am the only one who sees it): by way of Death” (page 31). In Kenneth Graves photograph, “Hotel Pool, Miami Beach, Florida” taken in 1980, you see the bottom half of a man and women. The man is pressed against the back of the women, pinning her against the wall of a pool. He is grabbing her vagina and pulling her body closer. This sexual scene is set between the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Goof Balls

    When I was in my adolescent stage of being a goof ball. I would never listen to my parent, wondering off into unknown territory, and playing ignorant dangerous games. Every day, after school is over I would go outside and hangout with my rebellious troublemaker friend, of which I know from being in the same class with. We would often play around neighborhood. Every time we meet, trouble is around the corner. Often time we would climb the tallest tree, harvest the tastiest fruit, and fall with…

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  • Comparing Dante And Augustine's Spiritual Journey

    that you would do to find out who you are, what problems are in your life and also to come to peace with someone or something. There is also a spiritual journey which some may often take to get to know and come closer with God. Dante and Augustine both take on the similar journey to get closer to God, divine love and grace. While on their journey they were influenced by a man Virgil whom was a Roman Poet of the Aeneid. Even Dante and Augustine have different representation of their journey…

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  • Excerpt From 'Thinking Back To Ellie's Thought'

    all that bacteria she just transferred from the animal to her mouth. Once she spun around and noticed my response to her actions, Ellie smirked and proceeded to bring the lizard closer to me, despite my pleas that she “stop playing so much.” To my dismay, she didn’t stop, but instead, Ellie proceeded to creep closer and closer with the lizard in hand. At one point in time, Ellie placed the lizard so close to my lips that lizard was one…

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  • The Future Of Space Travel

    SpaceX—The Future of Space Travel In the beginning there was NASA. Now that the government is trimming their budgets, private corporations are entering the space race. The leader in the private sector is Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX). This corporation started doing business in 2002 and have come a long way in the industry with the help and direction from CEO. Elon Musk (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, 2015). What makes this company unique is that they buy…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Abraham Lincoln's The Gettysburg Address

    The Gettysburg address delivered on November 19, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln was a dedication speech to the brave men and women who fought in the Gettysburg battle. After three revisions, and hours of work, one of the most influential presidents in history delivered an articulately written speech. A speech that has gone down in history as an eloquent example of the rhetorical devices. The execution of the rhetorical triangle, by the President, created a connection amongst the audience and the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Kidnappers Were Real

    Kidnappers Were Real It happened only a few years ago, but it feels like it’s been a lifetime. Yet, I remember it vividly, almost as if it was yesterday. The memory will forever be seared into my mind, and I’ll be forced to relive the experience every time my mind wanders. I’ll always remember that day that I became conscious of the real world. That day was the day I grew up, the day I realized the world wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows. It was the day I realized that kidnappers were real. The…

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