City On The Lake Bilbo
829 wordsBilbo Baggins was a hobbit. Now, what is a hobbit, you ask? Well, "Hobbits are little people, smaller than" dwarves. They love peace and quiet and good tilled earth. " A respectable race, hobbits lived for serenity. Bilbo himself enjoyed sitting outside, smoking his wooden pipe. Now if a dilemma hadn't reared its ugly hear, Baggins would probably still be at his house, his worst fear only dealing with messy housekeeping. Such, however is not the case. Gandalf, the Great Wizard himself, and thirt...
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Analysis Of Famous Poems Relating To Ethan Frome
510 wordsPoems relate to many people in society. Two poems that relate to a character in a novel are Desert Places by Robert Frost and Mirage by Christina Rossetti; they relate to the main character, Ethan Frome, in the novel Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. In the poem Desert Places, Robert Frost portrays snow falling down to the point where all you can see is bright white with a little bit of shrubs and weeds sticking out of the ground. He describes the frozen desert very vividly. In one of the stanzas Ro...
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Long Time Ago Bilbo Baggins
903 wordsThe hobbit, a story of adventure and danger is a prime example of a romantic plot, and fantasy genre. What makes this story such a great example of a romantic plot? One, the unlikely hero, Mr. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit that is dragged on an adventure he doesnt wish to take. Second, there is a great quest with a reward at its end. Third the great teacher figure, Gandalf is a wizard that helps Bilbo to become the great hero he is destined to be. And lastly the dragon figure, in this story the drag...
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Fairy Godmother Sun God
2,011 wordsby Fairy Godmother Emily Jean Once upon a time their lived a powerful god. His name was Ra and he was the god of the sun. Ra was a very powerful god, but a very lonely god as well for he was having trouble finding true love. Until the tenth night of Hallows Eve, when at a ballroom masquerade Ra found himself drawn to a particular beauty in the room. Her name was Emily Jean and she was an Enchantress. Ra waited patiently for the Enchantress to be introduced. His minion captured her attention and ...
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Chemical Form Mercury Chemical Form Mercury May Travel Fish
699 wordsIntroduction Mercury is a silvery, liquid metal at room temperature. It is sometimes referred to as one of the "heavy metals. " Like water, mercury can evaporate and become airborne. Because it is an element, mercury does not break down into less toxic substances. Once mercury escapes to the environment, it circulates in and out of the atmosphere until it ends up in the bottoms of lakes and oceans. Depending on its chemical form, mercury may travel long distances before it falls to earth with pr...
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Lonely Mountain Lake Town
850 wordsBilbo Baggins is a hobbit, one of a race of short, timid creatures who live in cozy tunnels and who prefer to keep their lives ordered and predictable. One day, he unexpectedly finds himself playing host to Gandalf the wizard and thirteen dwarves. The dwarves, with Gandalf's help, plan to travel to the Lonely Mountain to recover the treasure that a dragon named Smaug stole from their people long ago. Gandalf has selected Bilbo to be their burglar. The dwarves are not too happy with the wizard's ...
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Spawning Grounds Moving Water Hydropower
397 wordsRenewable Energy (Hydropower) The first time hydropower was used was in 1880 to generate 16 lamps at a wolverine chair factory in Grand Rapids Michigan. In the United States, hydroelectric plants opened near Appleton, Wisconsin on the Fox River on September 30, 1882. At that time, the only fuel used to make electricity was coal because of its abundance and low cost. People knew about hydroelectric power but the only places you could do that is by a water source. Hydropower became more popular wh...
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Battle Stations Graduation Hall Navy
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16 Th Century Ethnic Groups
572 wordsThe Sami people are indigenous inhabiting the Northern parts of four countries, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia (the Kola Peninsula). In earlier times Sami (the land of the Sami) covered a much bigger part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, probably also more of Northern Russia. Archeological evidence suggests that people along the southern shores of Lake nine and around Lake Ladoga reached the River Utsjoki in Northern Finnish Lapland before 8100 BC. Other experts trace the Sami presence back to...
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776 wordsThe exact particulars of the great Chicago Fire are unknown besides the fact that it started about 9 p. m. on Sunday, October 8, 1871. There have been persistent theories that the 1871 Fire was caused by a comet. The latest comet theory was proposed by physicist Robert Wood. He attributed the blazes to a fragment from Bills comet. He stated that for large fires, all on the shores of Lake Michigan, took place on the same day. But none of the comet theories has been accepted. Only regional weather...
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John Keats View On Alienation And Ecstasy
1,510 wordsJohn Keats View On Alienation And Ecstasy The real John Keats is far more interesting than the languid aesthete of popular myth. Readers of his poetry get a very distinct feeling that Keats believes that a person spends most of his time being alienated from the society, experiencing only a few moments of ecstasy. The poets life explains much of the leading themes of his poetry (which seem to be alienation and ecstasy). Most of his best work appeared in one year. Keats was born in London as the s...
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King Arthur One Thing
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970 wordsJudith vs. Hetty Sisters throughout history have been to eachother: friends, playmates, adversaries, confidantes, soul mates and? significant others? , but the most important bond they share is their sisterly love. This bond stands out and sets it apart from all others. The sisterly love that Judith and Hetty Hutter possessed never seemed to reach its full potential. This may be due to the fact that they were sisters who were different in every way possible. This sisterly conflict creates great ...
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Stopping By Woods Woods On A Snowy Evening
1,009 wordsThe Poem Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening This poem is layered with different meanings and it requires the reader to contemplate Frosts emotions behind the words. Like most of Frosts poems, Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening can be read on several level yet you can ignore them all and still enjoy the surface meaning. On the surface of this poem, its talking about a man traveling through the woods with his horse and they stop near someones house. The horse wants the man to continue but he w...
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Sir Lancelot King Arthurs
477 wordsSir Lancelot du Lake was quite possibly the bravest and most gallant knight in the world. His battles were pretty much lopsided, due to his extreme skill. He was King Arthurs best knight. He was very adventurous and prone to getting into trouble, which he always came out of without a scratch. Why was Lancelot honored so? In the last four paragraphs, I will try to explain this to my best ability. Why did I say he was Arthurs best knight? Sir Lancelot was sworn to protect Guenevere, King Arthurs w...
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Lake Michigan Great Lakes
814 wordsChicago Tim SchochChicago is a port and transportation center on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in the state of Illinois. It has a population of 2, 783, 726 and has been the seat of Cook County since 1931. Long known as the nations second city, Chicago dropped to third place among largest U. S. cities during the 1980 s as its population declined during the decade by 7. 4 %. Its three-state metropolitan area showed a slight increase, totaling 8, 065, 633. Many of Chicagos people are offs...
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Thousand Years Ago Similar In Many Ways
1,316 wordsBetween five and six thousand years ago, the Hmong people lived in todays Hebei province, said Professors Wu and Yang. Their leader at the time was the legendary Chiyou, and his people were known as the Jiuli tribes. The ancestors of the Han Chinese, ruled by leaders Huang Di and Yan Di, lived to the northwest of the Jiuli Kingdom. As Chinese population grew, they expanded southward into Hmong territory. A major war broke out between the two sides on the northwestern part of modern-day Beijing. ...
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