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  • Character Analysis: Elisa Allen Essay

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    woman, Elisa Allen, is a woman who is very unhappy with her life. The only satisfaction Elisa gets out of life is being in her garden with her "family" of chrysanthemums. Elisa is very unsettled with her life as a whole. She does not like being stuck on the farm, away from the world and people outside her valley. She does not have any children so she treats her chrysanthemums as if they were her only allowed talent, gift, and special accomplishment, since they are a childless couple. Elisa lives

  • Elisa Allen In John Steinbeck's 'The Chrysanthemums'

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    Elisa Allen, of “The Chrysanthemums,” had an emptiness within herself that she could never expose to the world; instead she kept it in until she no longer could. She ends up revealing her shadow to a stranger who gave her the desire she wanted. Elisa had a dream that she does not realize at first, but begins to realize it when the opportunity was in front of her. Her husband, who does not share the same interest as her with her garden, would only verbally support her interest when it came that he

  • Essay on Character Analysis of Elisa Allen in The Chrysanthemums

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    Character Analysis of Elisa Allen in "The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck "The Chrysanthemums," written by John Steinbeck, captures one day in the life of a woman who yearns for a more fulfilling life. Elisa is first portrayed as a woman whose tasks are exceeded by her abilities. As the day continues, a stranger briefly enters her life and, through manipulative words, fills her heart with hopes of change and excitement. We learn that these newly-found hopes are crushed when Elisa eventually realizes

  • A Deep Look At Elisa Allen in Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums

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    grows the Chrysanthemums as an expression of her femininity and womanhood. “As the Chrysanthemums express her feminine side when her husband inhibits her, she must care for them as if they we her. The existence of the flowers mirrors her own. If Elisa were to let them die, either by her own hand, or through neglect of others, she herself would experience death-a death of what she needs, but cannot have in any other way and maintain her marriage. This would create a collapse of her sense of self

  • Character Analysis of Elisa Allen in The Chrysanthemums by Steinbeck

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    farm's survival), he might be empowering her. Thus, he keeps his praise for her superficial skills, growing flowers. In this way, Henry frustrates Elisa by not seeing into her true character. The flowers represent Elisa trying to find some way of escaping from her frustrated and repressed husband, not from her own sexual frustration. Since Elisa is a woman with more than superficial qualities, in addition to being a good worker, she seeks a way to fit into this world she feels is limited to

  • The World 's First Dna Testing

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    From a condom that changes color to a "ambucycle" (a hybrid mix of a motorcycle and an ambulance) -- 2015 is shaping up to be an interesting year for entrepreneurs. Thus far, most inventions we 've seen in the media, have been the result of successful Kickstarter and GoFundMe campaigns, in addition to sensational appearances at annual invention shows, like the one held every year by Pittsburgh firm InventHelp. Perhaps, though, you 've seen viral videos of science fiction style products that has

  • What Additional Confirmatory Tests Should Be Done?

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    1. If HIV-seropositivity is detected, what additional confirmatory tests should be done? List 3 tests and describe their principle. Western blotting - In Western blotting first, the macromolecules have to be separated via gel electrophoresis. The molecules now separated by electrophoresis are blotted onto either a nitrocellulose or a polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) membrane (a second matrix). To inhibit the binding of nonspecific antibodies to the membrane surface it is subsequently blocked. Then

  • Synapsin Staining Report

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    Discussion Based on the results of this experiment, it can be stated that there was no correlation between serotonin and synapsin staining in both Camponotus floridanus and Pogonomyrmex badius. The quality of synapsin and serotonin staining varied among all the individuals in the lab, some individuals would get good quality stains, while others get subpar stains. This would be due to many factors such as, amount of time spent in blocking solution, fixative, and both primary and secondary antibodies

  • Comparing Coproantigen Elisa And Serology Indirect Elisa On Liver Flukes Infection

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    AGR3AH- ANIMAL HEALTH Comparison of Coproantigen ELISA and Serology indirect ELISA on liver flukes infection. Hiu-Fung Yannis Wong 18123312 Introduction In this experiment, both Coproantigen ELISA and Serology indirect ELISA were carried out on samples from a farmer which suspected his herds are suffering from Fasciola hepatica infection. The aim of this experiment is to find out if the samples are positive for Fasciola hepatica infection and discuss the difference between two tests. Fasciola

  • Symptoms A Person Who Is Infected By The Hiv Virus

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    The signs and symptoms a person who is infected by the HIV virus shows are directly related to the stage of infection they are currently in. There are three stages of infection classified by the CDC, and those are acute infection, clinical latency, and AIDS. The World Health Organization, or WHO, however, breaks it down into 4 different stages which are primary infection, followed by a clinically asymptomatic stage, then a symptomatic stage, and lastly progression to AIDS. The US uses mostly the