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  • Robinson Crusoe And Lord Of The Flies Comparative Essay

    long while. This story is really similar with the other two stories, R. M. Ballantyne’ s the Coral Island and Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe. In the three novels, the authors use the same setting - put their main characters on an island. The main character’s identities, their actions, their personalities, their attitudes towards the nature and their relationship to the nature response the reflection of the generation the novels happened. The Coral Island uses a “legend” to represent the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s social appearance which was in order to provide education and entertainment to children. The characters created by Ballantyne, have a brave but civilized life.…

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  • Ballantyne's Influence On Lord Of The Flies

    Ballantyne titled The Coral Island. It was such an inspiration that he chose to use the same character names of two of the boys that were in Ballantyne’s book as well as used a similar story line. Summarized by Feedbooks, The Coral Island was a story about three boys, Ralph (15), Jack (18), and Peterkin (14), that become shipwrecked on a deserted island that had plenty of resources for food to survive on allowing these boys to enjoy their adventure on the island. Although the beginning of…

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  • Allegory In Lord Of The Flies

    different governments that have both succeeded and failed. In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, the boys are abandoned on an island and left to figure out how to govern and structure themselves. As the book progresses, we see organization and civilization fall apart. Golding uses Lord of the Flies as an allegory to show how humans regress to savagery without society’s rules, yet Golding’s minuscule test population makes the novel fail to actually demonstrate much of this. In reality,…

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  • Civilization In Lord Of The Flies Essay

    Lord of the Flies, human nature is placed conspicuously in view as a group of British boys find themselves stranded alone on an island without any adults to supervise or lead them. The conflict between the human as a civilized entity and the human as an unsophisticated animal are represented by two of the main characters in the novel, Ralph and Jack, respectively. Being in their youth and thus not totally biased towards the workings of a civilized, adult world, Golding portrays what he…

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  • Honeymoon Vacation Analysis

    Destinations | Best Vacation Spots Got married, congratulations!Planning a honeymoon vacation? Wondering how to choose the perfect destination?Honeymoon vacations as you imagined it: white sands, turquoise sea and coconut trees. Snorkeling among coral, visiting nature reserves, pristine landscapes, sunsets, sunrises … and romance.Honeymoon vacation of a lifetime exotic beaches of Hawaii, through the white sands of the Maldives to the jungles of Sri Lanka … You just select your Honeymoon…

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  • Trip To A Trip Essay

    Trip to Hundred Islands In the summer of my third grade, when I was eight years old, I remembered when my parents told me that we were going to take a trip to Hundred Islands National Park in Pangasinan, Philippines. I said “ Are you being serious?” I was shocked, but excited when they told me. I couldn’t sleep that night, I was too hyped and thrilled. I thought it was quite spontaneous of them to decided to go to this trip since they were so occupied with work. The night before, I researched…

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  • Anthozoans: Coral Reefs

    Coral reefs are Anthozoans. Scientists classify them as animals. They are the largest class of organisms in the phylum cnidarian. There are more than six thousand species. Coral reefs are communities of living things. They are known as the “rainforests of the oceans.” This is because there are sea slugs, oysters and many other creatures living there. Corals are animals related to anemones and jellyfish. They extend their tentacles to sting. A polyp is an individual coral consisting of a stomach…

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  • Coral Reef Analysis

    In their research article, Graham and Linda Forrester, Lianna Jarecki, and Rebecca Flynn explored the effects of an anchoring event on a coral reef at Crab Cove in the British Virgin Islands. With an increase in tourism, recreational boat traffic has increased and some boaters don’t think about where their anchor is going when they throw it overboard. On July 7th, 2004, a 50 meter vessel named the Holo-Kai anchored overnight on the reef. The heavy chains and three anchors used to hold the…

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  • Environmental Effects Of Coral Bleaching

    Half the coral in the Northern barrier sea are dead due to coral bleaching. Coral bleaching is “When corals are stressed by changes in conditions such as temperature, light, or nutrients, they expel the symbiotic algae living in their tissues, causing them to turn completely white”. Now most people may think nothing of that fact. But the reason the coral died due to turning white is to due to the algae leaving the coral’s tissue. The coral and the algae have a “symbiotic relationship with…

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  • What Is Coral Bleaching

    Coral reefs are among the most beautiful and important ecosystems on Earth. They cover over 280,000 square kilometers and support over eight hundred species of coral and four thousand species of fish. They are often referred to as the “rainforests of the seas”. Coral reefs are crucial to the ocean and humans as they provide a barrier to coasts from waves and storms. They are also spawning grounds for many species of aquatic life and provide humans with medicine and food. The estimated yearly…

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