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    genres; he implemented perhaps the most distinguished and versatile of all the written works in the English language. The first time I read "The Lotus-Eaters"1, I have to admit that I had a hearty dislike for

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    The Potato Eaters is a naturalistic oil painting by the reputable Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, in the collection of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The painting was completed in 1885 and as is widely considered as Van Gogh’s first masterpiece as the artist himself has regarded it as his most successful painting. A horizontal composition about 82cm x 114cm, the painting depicts a family of peasants, four woman and a man around a square table having potatoes for supper. Somber and earthly tones are

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    In his novel, Eaters of the Dead, author Michael Crichton shows how the Volga Northmen were able to defeat their foes, the wendol, by using their intellect instead of their weapons. This is seen in four aspects. The theme of the novel is that physical courage is not enough to preserve your culture and lifestyle: intelligence and superior knowledge are absolutely essential. Conflict between the wendol and the Northmen shows which group has the intelligence to eliminate the other. Symbolism of wisdom

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    Pumpkin Eater Analysis

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    It is interesting to notice how Sandra Cisneros uses the image of pain in her dramatic monologue “Pumpkin Eater” to show how the narrator’s husband drastically pushed the narrator to an extent. She became sick of their relationship, growing numbness to the pain that he makes her face. Sandra Cisneros writes “Pumpkin Eater”, based on a nursery rhyme called “Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater’. The hidden meaning of the nursery rhyme is that there is a cheating wife, who is murdered by her husband, then hid

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    There is controversy on the topic of meat eaters and non-meat eaters. As people(humankind), we are classified as vegetarian or none vegetarian. There are many people who are vegetarian and prefer to be that way since they are not meat eaters. Majority of the world’s population consumes meat. In fact, about eighty percent of the world’s population are meat eaters. The other twenty percent of the world’s population prefers to be vegetarians. Many people become vegetarian for numerous reasons. As far

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    The Lotus Eater

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    Mythic Structure in Somerset Maugham’s “The Lotus Eater” The word ‘myth’ is derived from the Greek word ‘mythos’, which means a traditional tale common to the member of a tribe, race or nation. It usually involves the supernatural elements to explain some natural phenomenon in boldly imaginative terms. Today myth has become one of the most prominent terms in contemporary literature analysis. It was Northrop Frye, one of the most influential myth critics (others including Robert Graves, Francis

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    Algae Eaters

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    In our effort at keeping algae away from our tanks, algae eaters can be great allies. Here is a short list of some saltwater algae eaters I know (more will be added later). If you know any other fish or invertebrates that should be added to this list or would like to add some information to this list, please use the comment box bellow. Thanks! Also, don’t forget to rate those you know using the star rating system. Foxface Rabbitfish Names:Foxface Rabbitfish – Siganus vulpinus Pros: Will

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    Creative Writing: Regulus

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    The black skull, accentuated by a black snake running through caused chills to run down Regulus’ spine. He resisted the urge to moan. What had he gotten into? He was sixteen. He was sixteen, and a death eater. He was… oh Merlin, he was an actual death eater! Regulus didn’t want to become a death eater- not really. His parents

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    The Future Eaters

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    Coral reefs are greatly hurt by tourism. When tourism first began, people had little regard for the delicate balance in the reefs. They would often break off parts of the coral to keep as souvenirs, damaging the area and hurting both the corals and the fish or other animals that relied on it. While humans today are more aware of the damage they cause, regular visitations can still create great damage by snorkelers or divers accidentally hitting and damaging the reefs. Moreover, global warming has

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    The Future Eaters

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    Taming the fire was the first episode in a documentary series called ‘The Future Eaters’ which detailed the hypotheses laid out by Dr Tim Flannery regarding the ecological effect of early colonisers on the Australian continent. Tim Flannery is a palaeontologist who was a senior research scientist for the Australian museum at the time of the documentary’s release. The article summarised in this essay was a series of responses to key points from the documentary, submitted by other experts in the field

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