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SAMPLE ESSAY 1: Harvard, personal identity: Bedroom tourIf someone were to look through your bedroom, what do you hope your possessions would convey about you? A typical teens room? In some respects, yes, but in many ways, my room has become an extension of my personality, interests and values. Upon entering, one would probably notice the lack of any mus...
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Low Income Families Affordable Housing
1,137 wordsAn estimated 5. 1 million American households face worst-case housing needs, according to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Receiving little or no government housing assistance, these families are unable to find a decent place to live at a price they can afford to pay. They are also forced to pay more than half their income for housing, endure overcrowded conditions and live in houses with severe physical deficiencies, and thats just in the U. S. ; worldwide more than 2 bill...
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Wooden Structural Frame Traditional Chinese Architecture Structure
471 wordsThe basic feature of Chinese architecture is rectangular-shaped units of space joined together into a whole. Temples in ancient Greece also employed rectangular spaces, but the overall effect tended to austerity. The Chinese style, by contrast, combines rectangular shapes varying in size and position according to importance into an organic whole, with each level and component clearly distinguished. As a result, traditional Chinese style buildings have an imposing yet dynamic and intriguing exter...
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Critical Analysis Of Richard Billingham Photography
974 wordsRichard Billingham has established himself as one of the quintessential British artists of the 1990 s. While in many respects, his aesthetic style remains distinctive from that of other young British artists, his work concerns issues often explored by his contemporaries. In this essay, I will discuss a selection of what I believe to be his most interesting and definitive photographs, in addition to a comparison of Billingham's work, ideology, and myth with those of principal y Bas. The son of an...
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Dinner Table First Night
1,182 wordsAnd Then There Were None, is an intriguing murder mystery novel that follows the lines of a poem called "Ten Little Indians." The story is intricately written to keep the reader in absolute suspense from the beginning to end. The novel involves eight people being mysteriously invited to spend a summer holiday on "Indian Island." Among the eight are a judge (Justice John Wargrave), doctor (Edward James Armstrong), military general (General John Macarthur), former inspector / current private detec...
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Abraham Lincoln Dark Haired
1,446 wordsThe year 1866 is an important time in nautical history. It is the year that the world was first terrified by an amazing ocean going monster, the Nautilus. During that year several ships had met with this "thing, " a long slender object far greater in size than any creature known to man. After numerous sightings and the pass of many months the "monster" began attacking any vessel that drew near. This alarmed all the world's nations and the United States decided that they would send out the Abraha...
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Planes Fly Over They Drop Fly Over They Drop House
675 wordsDarryl's house isn't a house, it's a home and "A man's home is his castle", everything he loves and cherishes is inside that house, from his family to the poolroom, worthless junk to anyone but the Kerrigans. The family is so close knit and together the house is apart of it. The poolroom is an example because everything with sentimental value has it's own very special spot in the poolroom. Darryl also makes everyone in the house feel very appreciated because he's always giving compliments to his...
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Song That Was Playing Made A Right Turn Drink
1,215 wordsAs I approached the party I could hear the blasting music all the way from the street. When I reached the back of the house to enter I could distinguish the song that was playing; it was "It's good to be King" by Tom Petty. After waiting in a line to enter I was finally in the loud, crowded house. Upon my arrival the host of the party informed me that there were no cups left, and that I would have to look for one. So I handed him my money as I was shoved into the next room by other arriving gues...
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Dining Room Living Room
521 wordsThe Leonis Adobe was built in stages; however, who and when the original portion of it was built is still under research. At first, there appears to have been a simple adobe farmhouse with whitewashed walls. This original portion of the house is believed to date back to 1844, and if this is so it is almost certain that Leonis did not build it. In any event, about 1880 he extensively enlarged and remodeled the house into the gracious Monterey style mansion you see today, and he and Espirtu moved ...
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Greek And Roman Architecture
1,032 words... ple did not meet in the temples to worship, as if it were a church. And last, that all gods demanded they be satisfied by sacrifice, and so sacrifices were made at the temples. For this there was a great altar outside the east porch of every temple. Some temples only had a porch for the altar and a hall leading to it, while others were much complicated. The Parthenon is one temple that is very famous and beautiful, but also very basic in its construction. Built between 447 and 438 BC, it was...
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Interesting To Note Cultural Differences
1,064 wordsFor those of us located within the United States, we often take or granted the normal day to day business operations. Though the United States has a mix of several district cultures, most companies operate in the same manner. In fact, Americans often make the mistake of assuming that standard business models are the norm in other countries as well. For the corporate executive charged with creating an overseas operation, lack of local culture understanding and its influence on business methods wi...
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Surface At An Angle Chain Of Custody Crime
873 wordsIn recent times, science has provided substantial aid to crime detection. Because anything in the physical universe has the potential of becoming an item of evidence in an investigation, a wide variety of procedures may be used in analyzing and interpreting evidence in a criminal case. These procedures include handwriting analysis, forensic photography, crime scene documentation, metallurgical investigations, chain of custody, entomology, and blood spatters. The first thing you do after securing...
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Heroin Addicts Illicit Drug
804 wordsEnglish Argumentative Essay Heroin Shooting Galleries Essay, English Argumentative Essay Heroin Shooting Galleries That heroin trials should be considered as a new option to stop death by overdose. The use of heroin has been a long standing problem in society and nothing is going to change. Despite popular belief, it is here to stay. Since the strategy of heroin trials has been proposed it has brought out negative views suggesting that it is the wrong approach. Then what is the right approach? C...
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Mrs De Winter Monte Carlo
983 wordsRebecca is a classic, suspenseful, and romantic novel written by Daphne du Married. It tells the tragic and emotional story of how the memory of a woman named Rebecca haunted the lives of newlyweds Maxim and Mrs. De Winter, and their estate of Manderly. The story opens in Monte Carlo, France and later moves to a small town outside of London. In a hotel in Monte Carlo, France, a young, simple servant girl, who at first remains nameless is acquainted with Maxim de Winter, a wealthy man who owns th...
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1,500 wordsThe Night of a Lifetime 9; For teenagers every problem (no matter how big or small) is a big deal. If they have too much homework, and can? t make it to the basketball game to hang out with their friends, it? s just not fair. When the boy or girl they? ve been infatuated with says they? re going to call, and never does, it? s heartbreaking. When all these small problems seem like such a big deal, it only makes sense for the even bigger problems to be devastating. All teenagers deal with these...
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Millions Of Dollars Ozone Depletion
946 wordsHalon an extinguishing agent was developed after World War II for the protection of aircraft engines. Several types were developed, and several were banned and discontinued such as halon 104. Other types were halon 1202, halon 1211, halon 1301, and halon 2402, which was never widely used in the United States due to its high toxicological concerns. Halon type 1101 was widely utilized for aircraft engines. The two most common types being; halon 1301 bromotrifluoromethane, C BrF 3, which is most co...
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Edgar Allen Poe Masque Of The Red Death
589 wordsRed Death Critique Even though Edgar Allen Poe has publicly stated his dislike for the technique of allegory (a type of metaphor abstract). Uses of it can be found in his short story The Masque of the Red Death. Two that are evident are; the clock that signals Deaths approach, and the repetition of the number seven to implies lifes end. In the story a prince named Prospero is ruling in the mists of a plague that has killed half of his population. But instead of helping his people during their ti...
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Medieval Period Fifteenth Century
841 wordsFROM HOTEL TO HOSPITAL Hospitality, shelter, foreigners, strangers; all these words bring the meaning hotel to mind. At first, that is exactly what a hospital was. The word hospital derives from the Latin word hope meaning guest. Gradually these places catered to the aged and sick, and a variety of institutions came into being. During the Medieval period people started to realize the need for social assistance for sickness or other mishaps. From the Muslim East, to the Christian West, hospitals ...
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Traveling Salesman Sharp Contrast
1,077 wordsJosh Stanley Mrs. Mc Micheal TR 8 am Priority In the short stories Gimpel the Fool and Death of a Traveling Salesman we meet two characters that are vastly different and yet very similar. One is Gimpel, a na? ve Jew living in Russia that is the joke of the town, Frampol. The other is R. J. Bowman, a traveling salesman, who is judgmental and rather suspicious about most things. Bowman in the story is very sick and has had a car accident where he needs to retrieve his car from a ditch and receives...
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Heroin Addicts Illicit Drug
753 wordsThe use of heroin has been a long-standing problem in society and nothing is going to change. Despite popular belief, it is here to stay. Since the strategy of heroin trials has been proposed it has brought out negative views suggesting that it is the wrong approach. Then what is the right approach? Continue twiddling or thumbs and crossing our fingers in the hope that the occasional heroin bust will do something more than put a scratch in the solid foundation that is the illicit drug trade? Thi...
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