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    Threat assessment The Amtrak train station in Wilmington Delaware is a huge train depo that shuffles hundreds of people out of Delaware into other states. In today’s world, there seems to be plenty of organizations that are out to cause terror and fear. And with the Amtrak station being a very populated space there is potential for various indirect threats. These threats are implied or are always being thought about. But being a train depot what is its main purpose, who poses a threat/ what weapons would they use and what would happen if this sight was attacked. The Amtrak train stations main purpose is to shuttle people from point A to point B. and it supplies many Americans with jobs either in ticket sales, security, maintenance or the conductors. As well as provide a safe and secure area that people could feel safe traveling to and from. This poses as an…

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    From the moment on the Subway to the change to the No.7 train, the atmosphere changes and cultures clash. Many would be blindsided and oblivious to the diversity, but going to this destination with the intention of seeking different ways of life opens the eye. Traveling through Flushing and Jackson Heights I witnessed different ethnic groups. On the No.7 train, many different languages were being spoken. Some were French, Spanish, and Chinese. As the trip was an hour long, it took a decent…

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    Hills like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway “Hills Like White Elephants” has two main characters. There is an American man who is trying to convince his girlfriend to have an operation, an abortion. The American calls the girl Jig, Jig knows that no matter what she decides about the baby, this is the end of her relationship with the American man. Although she knows that her relationship with the American will not continue regardless of the decision she makes about the baby, Jig retreats from…

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    Hills like white elephants is a story of a couple waiting at a train station in Spain. The couple is facing a big decision, to get an abortion or keep the child. As they talk, the conversation remains very vague and unreassuring. The couple never goes into detail of the abortion. Making the theme of this story: Clear communication is significant to make life decisions without a doubt. Hemingway expands on this theme by using symbolism, Point of view and setting in the story. The symbols clouds…

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    make. In the story symbolism is used to better explain that the couple is actually talking about having an abortion and going their separate ways; rather than just a couple waiting for their train with a few drinks. The setting of the story is placed in Ebro, Spain. At the beginning of the story the setting is at a train station in Ebro. By setting the story at the train station, Hemingway uses symbolizes the couple's relationship is at a crossroad. The girl points out how the hills on one side…

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    Parties: Ms. Palsgraf Long Island Railroad Co. Two employees Man catching the train carrying the unknown fireworks Issue: How is the duty of care determined for Ms. Palsgraf safety while on the platform of the train station? Does the Long Island Railroad Co. owe that duty to Ms. Palsgraf? Is the Log Island Railroad Co. responsible for the actual and proximate case of Ms. Palsgraf injuries? Facts: The plaintiff (Palsgraf) was standing on a train platform, when a man carrying a package rushed…

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    The movie Fruitvale Station is a strong movie that emphasizes the struggle of the poor-minority community, shows the prejudice that the police in our everyday society have, and walks through the life of Oscar Grant III, 24 hours before his murder. The ethnophaulism that is used is both derogatory and uncalled for; As well, the prejudice that someone encounters on a daily basis is unbelievably sad. The struggles of minority people in the United States often disregarded, and the outcome of hate…

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    – or trampled – in the dustiest city in the world: Beijing, capital of both China and smog. Luckily, I find my train with plenty of time to spare, and without being turned into a pancake, which is always a plus. The train conductor in his freshly pressed dark green uniform checks my ticket and welcomes me to the train. At last, it is time to return home to Shanghai. This is the summer of 2012 and Shanghai isn’t to be my home for much longer. Another week and I will cross the globe to start a…

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    Two American lovers embark on a journey together to a foreign nation to cross many boundaries. Full of lust, passion, and desire, the pair enjoy themselves in the country of Spain while experiencing more with each other than the formulated travel guide’s intent suggested. At a train station, or a crossroads, their lustful escapade ends and the two go separate ways. Hemingway in the “Hills Like White Elephants” accurately displays the masculinity found in his own life as well as the difficulty…

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    Christoper is not a reliable narrator because whenever he does not have control over his emotions, he completely shuts down his body and mind. For instance, when Christopher is describing how he feels when he is in a new place, he mentions how he covers his eyes and ears, blocking out all outside surroundings. “Sometimes when I am in a new place and there are lots of people there it is like a computer crashing and I have to close my eyes and put my hands over my ears and groan…” (143). Clearly,…

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