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  • Verrazo-Narrow Bridge Research Paper

    Parella 1 James Parella Mrs. McGuinness ILA 8 April 11, 2017 THE VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE Just over 58 years ago, one of the world’s most iconic bridges was just being born. After five long years, it grew up and became the world’s longest bridge at the time it opened. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is one of the greatest and largest bridges in the entire world. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, or more well-known as the Verrazano Bridge, is the longest suspension bridge in the United States and is now the eleventh longest in the world. It is 2 ½ miles, or 13,700 feet, long and 103 feet wide ( Due to its massive length, the bridge’s roadway follows the curvature of the earth. Nine hundred and sixty thousand square feet of concrete were…

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  • John Milton's Sonnet Analysis Essay

    already “fixt” not care about criticism and only “fret” about having enough “deeds of light” (10) to enter heaven. This particular line also indicates the reason why many scholars believe that Milton “encourages” his lady friend: the terms, “care” and “fixt” can easily be interpreted that the lady shows stern devotion to her church; hence, the word, “zealously” (9). However, if one reads in between the lines, the terms, “care” and “fixt” function together to produce a pessimistic future. That is…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Narrows

    The Narrows There’s not much to talk about in regards to this little place, but there is a lot to say. From the small, dusty gravel parking lot, to the limited lake shore not 60 feet away, and the 3 or 4 miniature, 1-bedroom cabins in between, there isn’t a lot to look at. The memories though, packed into that cramped space stretch wider, when placed back to back, than the joined length of the smiles on my family’s faces when in that place, but not by much. The Narrows is a conglomerate of…

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  • The Narrow Road Analysis

    be ultimately joyful? Simon Nasht’s documentary ‘Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History’ (TMWMH) and Richard Flanagan’s ‘The Narrow Road to The Deep North’ (‘Narrow Road’) reveal that although discovery can create joy for some, it does not necessarily mean joy for all. These texts expose that challenges evoke and emotional discovery that can range from fulfilment to despair, rediscovery is completed in the hope of a better life and that for some the result of this experience can change a…

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  • I Felt A Funeral In My Brain Poem Analysis

    brings the reader into the funeral scene. The reader can hear the casket creaking as it is lifted and the heavy footsteps that walk across the floor. In addition, in her poem, “Because I could not stop for Death,” Dickinson writes, “We paused before a House that seemed / A Swelling of the Ground- / The Roof was scarcely visible- / The Cornice-in the Ground” (Lines 17-20) The imagery in this passage is powerful because Dickinson describes the tombstone in such a way that the reader can almost…

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  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge

    The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was finished building and was open to the public on June 1st, 1940 in Tacoma, Washington. The bridge was very useful because it had cut the travel time from about 2 and ½ hour drive from Tacoma to the Kitsap Peninsula to about 10 to 15 minutes. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was the third longest bridge at the time with the length of 1.4 miles. Not even a year after the opening of the bridge on November 7th, 1940, it had collapsed taking no human lives. The exact cause of…

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  • Narrow: A Narrative Fiction

    or the last thirty minutes, I’ve been invariably groaning and rubbing my temples being continually urged to “chill” by the boy next to me. I wasn’t sure if he was serious or not. Although, I still can’t believe that I’d be with this annoying dipshit for three more hours. “So, was that a yes or a no? Seriously, I don’t understand you,” He states for the thirteenth time just as he scans my face for an answer. However, I stay silent for an instant. “Alright! I’ll take that as a yes.” “Dude. You…

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  • Narrow Bridge Case Study

    In the month of July in 1940, The Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction was completed and open to the public. Although built upon request of the Tacoma Chamber of Commerce after arguing that building of the bridge would be more suitable to replace the ferry system that as the only way to get to the Gig harbour from Tacoma's Narrow Bridge. One of the downsides was that it had been constructed with a much lesser budget than the committee had expected even upon the request of various engineers to draw…

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  • Narrow Banking Case Study

    Ghosh, Saibal & Saggar, Mridul (1998), in the paper “Narrow Banking: Theory, Evidence and Prospect in India” examined the narrow banking in India and asserted that an increased presence of NPA forced banks to select tactics to reduce risk by investing in safe and liquid assets. It is observed based on the analysis that the narrow banking may expose weak banks to immense market and interest rate risk and thus makes it vulnerable to idiosyncratic and systematic risks arising from macroeconomic…

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  • Grassy Narrows Movie Analysis

    This Struggle is Real: Grassy Narrows is a Legacy of Destruction, Not a Movie Introduction The story of the Grassy Narrows mercury contamination could have been taken directly from a Hollywood movie, but it is not a movie it is an enduring legacy. This tragedy has affected both young and old members of this First Nation community for many years. Grassy Narrows, Ontario, is located in the Kenora District on the English-Wabigoon river system, 89 kilometres northeast of Kenora (Bray,…

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