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  • Nigeria Literature Review

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    Nigeria is a transit country for illegal wildlife trade both at domestic and international market levels of the threatened African Giant Pangolin, Elephant Ivory, the Nigerian Cameroon Chimpanzee, and Vultures. Despite being a signatory to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the level of compliance in upholding the objectives of this Convention at the Federal Government level is very poor and ineffective. Pangolin and Ivory is the most traded

  • William Shakespeare 's ' Vampire Bat '

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    vampire bat also comes from a Subfamily called desmodontinae. There are three different types of bat species: The common vampire bat, hairy legged vampire bat and white winged vampire bat. These three different species are mostly native to the New World, but can be found in parts of Mexico and Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Their main source of food is blood. Instead of sucking the blood to feed on they make a small cut with their teeth and then lick up the blood from the fresh wound. While feeding

  • The California Condor Essay

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    In 1986, it was realized that drastic measures would be needed if humans were going to save the California condor form extinction. With only three males remaining in the wild and 22 others left in captivity, an aggressive approach was necessary to save these majestic birds. Standing at nearly 5 feet tall, weighing up to 31 lbs and with a wingspan of up to 10 feet, the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is one of the largest flying birds in Northern America. Surpassed only in weight and

  • Themes Of Matthew Arnold

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    of the old world. Arnold was a man of the past and disliked the modernization of the world in the 19th century, making it harder for him to find happiness. This struggle to find peace created that hatred for the change and his negative attitudes towards the new world are apparent in his writings. Within his works, Arnold uses constant themes of anti-modernization and faith throughout his poems to portray his attitudes towards humanity’s loss of faith and the reasons modernization of the world during

  • Analysis Of IM Not Living For Myself

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    in me. It says in the Holy Torah, ‘No man is too poor to help those that are poorer than himself’…Those societies I belong to are more to me than my life. I’m not living for myself” (90). Mr. Smolinsky places the words of the Torah, words of the Old World, above the wellbeing of his own family. His specific use of the phrase “I’m not living for myself” especially echoes the phrase parents often use with regard to caring for their children. However, Reb’s use of the statement flips the meaning of that

  • Themes Of Sandra Cisneros

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    Readers of Sandra Cisneros are able to identify major themes throughout her work. She makes these themes evident because growing up she experienced some of the feelings and emotions that her characters do, which is why she is able to write with such passion. Displacement and isolation are two themes that Cisneros makes evident in her work. Readers will see these themes in Woman Hollering Creek, ‘Mericans, and Eleven. In Woman Hollering Creek isolation and displacement play a big part in the main

  • Essay on Positive and Negative Effects of the Columbian Exchange

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    Although Columbus's revelation of the New World to the Old World caused deadly diseases to both hemispheres, a loss of preservation of native American culture in the New World, and the unhealthy effect of tobacco in the Old World, it made an overall positive impact in lasting terms by the introduction of religion and horses and cattle in the New World and the new agriculture advancements and alpacas. The Eastern-Western hemisphere encounter was obviously positive in the Western hemisphere because

  • Generational Differences in Yezierska’s Bread Givers Essay

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    assimilation because they are quite content with living the way that they always have. In contrast, the second generation immigrant has less problems with assimilating. This is quite understandable, as essentially, every generation wakes up in a new world. Therefore, the second generation tends to become more "Americanized." Often, they are coined the "divided" generation, as opposed to the "heroic" first generation who usually resists assimilation altogether. In Bread Givers, Reb Smolinsky is

  • Bread givers Essay

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    apparent conflict between Reb Smolinsky, a devout Orthodox rabbi of the Old World, and his daughter Sara who yearns to associate and belong to the New World. Throughout the story, one learns about the hardships of living in poverty, the unjust treatment of women, and the growth of a very strong willed and determined young woman—Sara Smolinsky.      After leaving Poland to venture out into the New World of America, the Smolinsky family endured impoverished lifestyles and countless

  • The Importance Of Christopher Columbus

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    live on was discovered? Explorers have wandered the face of the Earth since the beginning of time, claiming their territories, deepening their roots, expanding their borders, and securing their land. Humans have explored the most distant parts of the world and are still discovering new territories as we explore our universe and space. The desire to discover is rooted in all of us whether it is for fame, fortunes, or for satisfying curiosity. As a result, great explorers have discovered and destroyed