• The Rocking Horse Winner
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    The Rocking-Horse Winner The Rocking-Horse Winner is a complex story that is best understood if one examines it through the 5 Elements of Fiction: setting, character, plot, point of view and theme. This story is about a little boy named Paul who is trying to gain love and affection from his greedy mother. One day he told his mother that he had luck and he knew his mother did not believe him. This compelled him to go out and find luck on his own. He set off on his rocking horse on a journey to fi...
  • All The Pretty Horses Roles Of
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    I have read the book All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy, assigned to me for my English three class. My book report is based on what roles the horses play in the novel. All the Pretty Horses is a novel that involves a romance between two people from different cultures who have a love for horses. The horse is a typical animal that is involved in westerns and many other eras throughout the years. In this book, the horse is a major part of the main character John Grady Cole s life. Grady was ...
  • The Horse Whisperer Healing Of The Souls
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    Healing of the Souls The Horse Whisperer, which was released by Touchstone Pictures in 1998, is based on the best selling novel by Nicholas Evans. The drama that not only stars Robert Redford, but is also directed and produced by him, is about a fourteen year old girl named Grace that is left disabled after a horrifying accident that involves her and her friend. The accident happens while they are riding their horses' one early winter morning. Redford steps in as Tom Booker (a renowned "Horse Wh...
  • Rocking Horse Winner 2
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    The Hidden Truth The plot in "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D. H. Lawrence reveals to the reader conflicts between Paul and his mother using different levels or forms of secrecy. There are secrets hidden throughout the house that leads Paul and his mother to an unpleasant life. The first level of secrecy is the actual secrets that Paul and Paul's mother keep from each other. The second form of secrecy is that D. H. Lawrence uses a story telling style of writing. This way of writing in itself hol...
  • Is Life Beautiful Roberto Movie Horse
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    Is Life Beautiful? In the movie Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benin a plays a Jewish father married to an Italian wife. This movie had many ups, downs, happy parts, and sad parts, but almost all seemed quite accurate and touching. My favorite part in the movie was when he was helping wait a party which his uncle was catering. His uncle had a beautiful horse which he praised greatly. While they were at the party Roberto's uncle had rode his horse to the party and had it standing outside. Soon howeve...
  • Snowy Evening Woods Horse Man
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    "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening " Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is about a man who is riding through the woods on horseback. Snow starts falling and the man is caught up in the beauty of the scene. He then ponders staying put and enjoying the view for a while. Just as it seems he is convinced to stay the horse puts up a fight, awakening him from his dreamlike trance. He then decides to keep riding, and the story concludes. The overall theme in this poem is temp...
  • My Horses Hunter Jumper
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    My Horses, My Teachers is an excellent book on Horses and how to learn from them. Alois Podhajsky tells about his experiences with horses and how they taught him how to ride and teach them from the time that he was a small child and for most the rest of his life. I especially appreciate this book because it is so much like how I learned most all I know about horses. Someone that is having problems with their riding instructor could use this book to tell what the problem is and someone wanting to...
  • Analysis Of A Man Called Horse
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    "Analysis of a Man Called Horse"A Man Called Horse" is a story that shows how a clash between two cultures, Angelo and Indian, effect a mans goal of finding equality, a place where all other people are not superior or inferior to himself. The Story shows that finding equality is not just finding others like yourself. To find equality with others, one must find his own identity within himself and learn to accept it as who he is. The start of the story sets up the story for the rest of the plot. T...
  • Laminitis In Horses Coffin Bone
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    Laminitis in Horses ABSTRACT: Laminitis is a painful and serious disease that can cause lameness in horses. It is an inflammation of the laminae. The Laminae is tissue that connects coffin bone and the wall of the hoof. Laminitis can occur in any horse, usually obese horses, and ponies. It is caused by changes of horses' feed, lush grass, retained placenta, intake of cold water while horse is still hot, surgery, trauma to the hoof, riding on hard ground. Key Words: Laminitis, Laminae, Inflammati...
  • Horses And How They Grow
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    Horses and How They Grow Horses are fun to ride, but they can be a lot of hard work. The first horse was the Eohippus. It was about the size of a fox. It can be traced over a period of 60 million years. From America they spread across the world. Then 8-10, 000 years ago the horse be-came extinct in America. It was reintroduced by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16 th century. The herds of mustangs in north America is descended from horses introduced by the Spanish in the 16 th century. Baby ho...
  • Sonnet Speaker Horse Grief
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    William Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 50', on first read, is the story of a man on a sad journey, leaving a loved one and riding a horse that seems more reluctant to go than he does. Upon second evaluation one must ask, why would it pain the horse to leave? The answer is that the horse represents the writers heart. The trudging journey in the sonnet is a metaphor for the speakers grief and pain of parting with someone he loves. In stanzas 1-4, the speaker's problem is brought to light. For some unknown ...
  • Morgan Horses Civil War
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    Justin Morgan was a living legend. Born in 1789, Justin Morgan started life as a small, rough-coated colt known as 'Figure.' Gradually, the local population began to talk about the feats of 'the Justin Morgan horse'. Justin Morgan also proved to be one of the greatest breeding horses of all time. While most breeds develop by breeding horses of similar characteristics to each other, Justin Morgan's ability to pass his characteristics to his offspring for generations to come allowed this single st...
  • The Rocking Horse Paul Mother Winner
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    Within the story entitled The Rocking Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence, the audience is divulged into the sordid family life of a adolescent boy named Paul, where there are three obvious morals told through the story's style and symbolism. Also present within The Rocking Horse Winner are elements of supernaturalism and cold harsh reality. The first distinct moral in The Rocking Horse Winner is that we must not let ourselves be succumbed to greed and the need for materialistic items over our respon...
  • Rocking Horse Story Winner Paul
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    Comparision And Contrast Between The Rocking Horse Winner And The Road Not Taken J. Mathis 2 The Comparison and Contrast of "The Destructors" and "The Rocking Horse Winner" Life's stories shared through the view of two writers. Both stories have many similarities, however, contrast with just as many differences. "The Destructors", written by Graham Green, and "The Rocking Horse Winner" written by D. H. Lawrence. When contrasting these two stories, consider the plot, characters, story line, and ...
  • Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Horses Pleasure
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    Missouri Fox Trotter, the common man's pleasure horse, is both versatile and well-mannered. They are best known for their pleasant gaits and surefootedness. According to the Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association, this is a "horse of all talents." ("The Winning Combination") The Missouri Fox Trotter Horse should stand fourteen to sixteen hands high (approximately seven to nine feet tall) and able to carry weight. All colors are accepted including pinto and albino, and they usually have whi...
  • Black Beauty Horse Book Owner
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    Name: 'Of Course Name: Advanced English Date: Nov 24, 2003 Black Beauty Black Beauty was written by the British author Anna Sewell (182 O! a! a 1878). It was finished in 1877 and it was her only book. Because of an injury in her childhood, she became invalid and had to rely on a carriage drawn by horse for transportation. With the help of horses in her childhood, she had a strong love for them and also had a strong will to let out the true lives of them in order to expose the how cruelly the hum...
  • Crazy Horse Father People Curly
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    Crazy Horse, the English name for Tashunkewitko, was born near Black Hills, South Dakota on the Republican River sometime between 1841 and 1845. However, to the Hunk patil band of the Oglala tribe, he was known as "Curly." The name Curly was a reflection of his fair complexion and light wavy hair. Travelers would mistake Curly for a captive white boy. Even his facial features weren't typical of his native people. The Sioux considered him unusual and sacred. He was quiet and somewhat distant, wh...
  • Brom Bone Ichabod Horse Bones
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    When Ichabod woke from what seemed like an endless sleep, he realized that he was without a head and he was holding a pumpkin in one hand. When he stood up he saw that his horse had been replace with a black stallion. At first he was very confused but later realized that he was now the dreaded headless horseman. It took Ichabod some time to get use to his new body without a head and his new horse that was much more rambunctious then his old plow horse that he had b arrowed from the farmer. One t...
  • Keeneland Horse Track Horses One People
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    Keeneland This horse track got its name from a former jockey named A dell Keeneland, and since he won numerous races in the 1930's, the state of Kentucky realized Keeneland would be the best name for this track. The track is over seventy years old and holds many special features. Everything that is part of this horse track is very expensive, and people always find time to clean and maintain the area. The entire complex is 325 acres in the most fertile area of Lexington. The immense horse track i...
  • Billy Buck Jody Horse Gabilian
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    The Red Pony was written by John Stienback and first published in 1933. It tells the story of a boy named Jody who learns how to be a man and how to lose a best friend. His family supports him and wants him to be a rancher. Jody had a hard ranch life in Northern California. Jody goes to a small school near his house. There are many mountains near his house which Jody is curious about. There are many wild animals that live around his house. There is a bay near Jody " house where his father fishe...