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  • Essay on The Fairy-tale of If on a winter's night a traveler

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    The Fairy-tale of If on a winter's night a traveler       In the past, fairy-tales have been a major form of writing for the great minds of the imaginative authors of the world. In search of cultural roots, much of Europe focused on its folktale and fairy-tales. However, Early Modern and Contemporary Italy took its tales and changed, manipulated, and combined them, having dissimilar concerns as the other societies of Europe. Influenced by his nation's overall approach to its heritage, Italo

  • Recurring Themes in Italo Calvino's If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

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    There are a couple of recurring themes in the book by Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler. Of these, two themes are “Despite how complicated a situation or problem gets, at the end, when it is solved, you are back at where you started” and “ When you are in love you see your loved one everywhere you go and in everything you do. The first theme is the one that encompasses the whole book, although it is more of a hidden one. At the beginning of the novel, the Reader buys the new book

  • Postmodernism And The Future Of Literature

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    world. One of the most notable works in postmodernism era is Calvino’s If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler. Just like many postmodern works, If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler is a metafiction, using second person narrative form to further emphasis its self-consciousness. Calvino indicated his intention by starting his book with the sentence “You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s If On A Winter’s Night Traveler” (1), addressing the main character of the book as “You” or “the Reader”. In addition

  • Amber Inn & Suites, Inc.

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    are how to emphasize on the corporate travelers and vacationing family stays. The American Hotel and Lodging Association have reported one half of all

  • Business Analysis: The hotel chain, Astor Lodge and Suites, Inc

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    The hotel chain, Astor Lodge and Suites, Inc., operates 250 properties in 10 western and Rocky Mountain states. The company’s customer base primarily comprises business travelers. In addition, the locations of the properties surround airports, large regional shopping centers, and major highways close to suburban industrial sites as well as office complexes. Projections of 2005 fiscal year forecast a fifth consecutive year of a gross loss for the firm. The estimates include an anticipated $422.6 million

  • Sal Ltd Case

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    Amber Inn & Suites had an occupancy rate of 67.1% and between both properties an ADR of $57.52 (Kerin & Peterson, 2010). The company offered a free night stay promotion in 2005 and this cause a decrease in the ADR. Company costs are also increasing due to higher labor and utility costs (Kerin & Peterson, 2010). As modern technology continues to get improve and become more efficient, companies

  • Amber & Suites Inn Case Analysis

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    Amber Inn & Suites, Inc positioning has always been highly targeted at the business travelers with 80% of the travelers staying at the chains being business travelers. The business travelers market is more stable, less price sensitive and has less room for growth as full service hotels compete aggressively for their business. Amber Inns & Suites locates its properties on premium sites

  • Sinister Games on a Dark Mountain

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    It was the darkest night of the year and the winter winds had finally arrived, biting into the skin of the traveler as he pushed onward through the forbidding forest. The villagers had warned him against venturing into the woods after sunset; they pleaded, saying that people had gone into the forest and had never been seen again. But he had a deadline to meet. The traveler was carrying a letter for the magistrate of the county beyond the mountains, a message warning of an impending attack from the

  • Arabian Nights Argumentative Essay

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    The Arabian Nights is renowned for its multiple uses of enframed narratives. The layering of stories adds new meaning to the various tales of The Arabian Nights by bringing up new questions. In every story one reads, one finds themselves asking why Shahrazad would tell such a story, what kind of message is this tale giving Shahriar, and why bother telling another story within an already enframed story. However, The Arabian Nights is not alone in its use of the enframed story. Works inspired by The

  • Life and Death in Frost's Stopping by Woods and Thomas' Do Not Go Gentle

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    Life and Death in Frost's Stopping by Woods and Thomas' Do Not Go Gentle   Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" reflect deeply on both life and death. Frost interprets death as rest and peace from a hard and deserving life, whereas Thomas depicts death as an early end to an unfulfilled life. Contrary to Thomas's four characters who rage against death because of its premature arrival, Frost's speaker accepts death but