Vera Brittain

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  • Why Is It Important To Bring Hope To People During World War One?

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    (Stevenson 219). A person who gave people hope that made them strong was Vera Brittain. She was the author of “Testament of Youth” which stated horror of World War One ("Vera Brittain Biography"). Vera Brittain brought hope to people during the World War One and even brings hope to people today. World War One was a time of hopelessness. The war

  • ‚ÄúPerhaps ‚Äì‚ÄúVera Brittain

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    “Perhaps –“Vera Brittain To what extent do you agree with the view that the poem “perhaps” is the most significant of the poems we have read so far? The poem “Perhaps” is written by Vera Britain, who was an English writer, feminist and pacifist but she is best remembered as the author of the best selling memoir ‘Testament of Youth’ recounting her experiences during World War 1 and the beginning of her journey towards pacifism. The poem “Perhaps” is written in memory of her fiancé Roland Leighton

  • Critical Appreciation of Herbert Read's My Company Essay

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    Critical Appreciation of Herbert Read's My Company The poem "My Company" by Herbert Read communicates a perception of war which was characteristic of Great War Literature as a whole. It is evident that Herbert Read used poetry as a way of expressing and communicating his ideas about the war. As Rivers, a psychologist in the novel "Regeneration" notes: "horror and fear were the inevitable reponses to the trauma of war." The poet uses lexical choice, form, imagery, repetition

  • Analysis Of Perhaps By Vera Brittain

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    The poem Perhaps by Vera Brittain captivates, as well, it portrays being genuine sincere. The writer reveals so much emotion and feeling with her words, which is clearly able to predict based upon the poem. When read, this poem shows compassion as well as hidden sorrow in every stanza. The words written in this poem perfectly align beautifully to make an extraordinary and insightful piece of literature. Brittain is an exceptional writer and this shows all throughout the poem with her use of punctuation

  • Summary Of The Superfluous Woman By Vera Brittain

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    women single and/or widowed. Vera Brittain, poet of The Superfluous Woman, was a victim of the war. Like many other women, she felt that her options were now more than ever limited due to her fiance dying in the war. Vera Brittain (1893-1970), born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, was the daughter of middle-class parents, Arthur Brittain and Edith Bervon. Her only brother, Edward, and Roland Leighton, friend of Edward, joined the British Army at the start of World War I. Vera wanted to get involved in the

  • Aloe Vera and Vaseline

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    Vaseline is mainly a petroleum product that was discovered by a twenty-two-year old inventor known as Robert Augustus Chesebrough. Vaseline is however, one of the products produced by Robert Augustus. Some of the products include skin lotions, soaps, creams, lubricants and cleansers. This product is generic in the Spanish and Portuguese countries where these products are known, as Vasenol. Robert Augustus was one of the founders of petroleum jelly mainly located at Brooklyn in New York. Robert

  • Proposal For The Sequencing Of Aloe Vera

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    Proposal for the Sequencing of: Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Author: Maria Teresa Pereira Sanella Lone Star College- Montgomery- Human Genomics- Dr. Daniel Kainer- April, 25th 2016 Summary: For thousands of years, the Aloe vera leaves, bark, flowers, fruit and roots have been used to prepare effective remedies for hundreds of diseases and health challenges (Smith, 2000). Aloe vera L is a perennial succulent plant whose green leaves are joined at the stem in rosette pattern. It belongs to synonym

  • Aloe Vera As A Healing Agent

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    Aloe Vera gel has been used for centuries for many different purposes. The first recorded use of Aloe Vera was with Egyptians, Assyrians, Mediterranean civilizations and during Biblical times. Ancient tablets dating from hundred of years ago contains records of the use of Aloe Vera as a healing agent. The first detailed record of its advantages were found in an Egyptian document. The plant is also described in book called the “Greek Herbal of Dioscorides” (NIH). Each culture and country use the

  • Essay Dualism in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

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    was coming to an end and Hitchcock showed that the frontier was finished and there was no chance of it coming back. Hitchcock places a large amount of dualism between the characters of Marion, Sam, Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), and Lila Crane (Vera Miles). “The first couple, Sam and Marion, engenders the second, Norman and Marion: Norman has thus taken the place of Sam. Yet he has actually, diegetically speaking, taken the place of Marion, given the mirror dialectic between the sexes and their

  • Case Study: Hibiscus Gellan Gum

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    1.1. Hibiscus rosa-sinens The mucilage of this plant has disintegrating properties, it contains L-rhamnose, D-galactose, D-galactouronic acid, and D-glucuronic acid [6,28]. Shah and Patel prepared acelofenac ODT by DC using 6% of this disintegrant, the disintegration time was found to be 20 seconds. The results of Swelling Ratio (SR) , angle of repose, bulk density and compressibility index were observed as 9, 26.5oC, 0.65g/cc and 16% respectively [40] which indicates excellent flow and good compressibility

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