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  • Killing Tree Descriptive Writing

    Malicious A twisted tree trunk protrudes out of the silt like earth, covered in crude knots and lanky dead branches; the trunk hovers over the small stretch of land it sits upon. The rough, callous bark of the foreboding tree a dark hazel splattered with sections of sunken grooves. A shadow casts upon the intruding tree, darkening the bottom section of the once splendid trunk to a sinister shade of black. The upper top half on the trunk splintered, as if its own structure and size had betrayed itself and broke the tree from the base. Golden light hits the top portion of the splintered trunk exposing the olive colored moss and stark grey lichen clinging onto the expiring tree for life. A slight breeze lightly blows the scent of decay masked…

    Words: 1188 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Essay: The Evolution Of The Cedar Tree

    heights of up to 150 feet, the cedar tree takes pleasure in the beauty of it’s surroundings. The cedars are known for their networks of strong roots which go deep beneath the ground, as well as their strong trunks which protect them from anything mother nature has in mind. Cedar wood has also been extremely useful to the people, and has been used for centuries in boats, houses, and hunting tools. I am a cedar tree. I stand tall above the people in my grade at 6’2, and enjoy the serenity and…

    Words: 1678 - Pages: 7
  • Suggested Headline: Are Your Cemetery Trees Safety Risk?

    Look for branches breaking near the trunk, slits in the bark, woodpecker injury and chewed on foliage on ash trees. “EAB can wreak havoc in your cemetery, causing huge risk and budgetary issues. Spot EAB warning signs early. Or, you risk losing 15 to 30 percent of all the trees on your property within 3 to 5 years,” cautioned Borkowicz. If you spot a tree risk, call a trained arborist for help. “Preventive tree care can save thousands of dollars in potential damage or tree removal later on,”…

    Words: 715 - Pages: 3
  • Morphology: A Short Story

    When thinking of a tree, it is easy to imagine a strong plant, established firmly into the soil, with a thick substantial trunk and vast outreaching branches. However, what does not typically come to mind is a scrawny seedling, with its new roots hardly ingrained into the soil. One with a toothpick of a trunk that is struggling to support itself. The fact of the matter is that every tremendous tree started as a measly sapling, but not every sapling is able to grow into a tree. The forest can be…

    Words: 1795 - Pages: 8
  • Kallikantzaroi Short Story

    Half-human, half-animal, these monsters are black and hairy, with huge heads, glaring red eyes, and blood red tongues hanging from their mouths. They have monkey arms, long curved nails, beast feet, and goat ears. The Kallikantzaroi are tiny creatures that live in the depths of the Earth. Working all year round, they chop at a huge tree trunk that is the Earth's foundation. Right before finishing their job, Christmas Day comes and they surface on Earth for twelve days. During their visit they…

    Words: 815 - Pages: 4
  • 'Elephants Can Lend A Helping Trunk'

    Cognitive Animals Some people believe elephants are not cognitive animals. However, “Elephants Can Lend a Helping Trunk”, “Elephants Know When They Need a Helping Trunk in a Cooperative Task”, and “Elephants Console Each Other” prove those people wrong. The passage, “Elephants Can Lend a Helping Trunk”, explain that elephants know when to use teamwork in order to accomplish a task. For instance, in “Elephants Can Lend a Helping Trunk”, a group of Asian elephants learned that in order to…

    Words: 597 - Pages: 3
  • Trade Routes In The Ancient World Essay

    In this paper I will discuss which trade routes were an essential part of globalization in the ancient world, thus including routes such as The Silk Road, The Grand Trunk Road, as well as Incense Road. There are many roads and paths discussed in ancient writings. These are used to not only move goods and products, but also to spread religions, messages, and ways of life. One main road is the Silk Road. The Silk road expands between around five empires; those ranging from The Roman Empire,…

    Words: 1529 - Pages: 7
  • Rhetorical Analysis Of 'The Date'

    Have you wanted a monkey in your trunk? In the early 2000’s, Suburban Auto Group released a series of commercials called the Trunk Monkey to persuade people. These commercials used a series of persuasive methods in order for people to buy their product. Ford uses such a commercial in 2011 called “The Date” to persuade people to buy their car. With regards to this, a person must know about the commercial Trunk Monkey “The Date” to fully understand it. The commercial Trunk Monkey “The Date”…

    Words: 812 - Pages: 4
  • Elephant Console Each Others Analysis

    PARCC Practice Analysis Essay How would you react if you read about how unique elephant behaviors are? In the articles “Elephants Can Lend a Helping Trunk,” “Elephants Know When They Need a Helping Trunk in a Cooperative Situation,” and “Elephants Console Each Other,” authors Virginia Morell and Joshua Plotnick discuss the high cognition elephants have. They are able to tell when another another elephants needs assistance or if they’re in need of consolation. The authors’ purpose of the…

    Words: 825 - Pages: 4
  • Peter And The Starcatcher Analysis

    Bumbrake, are to make sure the trunk with the Queen’s treasure is kept safe while Molly’s father makes his voyage on The Wasp to the kingdom of Rundoon. There is a decoy trunk filled with sand, and the captain of The Neverland, Slank, notices which trunk is the Queen’s and marks it so he can swap it with the decoy trunk at the last minute. He is successful in his crooked actions, and the Queen’s trunk is now aboard the wrong ship. Also aboard Slank’s ship The Neverland are three orphan boys, one…

    Words: 2037 - Pages: 9
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