• Road Rage The Scourge Of America's Roadways
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    Topic: Road Rage General Purpose: To convince Specific Purpose: To convince the audience to combat "road rage" by increasing driver awareness Thesis Statement: "Road rage" caused by aggressive driving tendencies is a growing epidemic affecting today's roadways, but there is a solution. Ethos: Include myself in my statements. Pathos: Audience should feel horrified at the consequences of road rage. Logos: Cite statistics and research resources. Introduction I. How many of you have ever been in a ...
  • Road Rage Driving Aggressive Drivers
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    It starts with just a moment of tailgating, or maybe the guy in front of you cut you off or wouldn't let you into the fast lane. In some cases, it appears that incidents of road rage are caused by simple misunderstandings between drivers. A driver may make a momentary error of judgment but the perception of another driver is that he or she is driving aggressively. Then suddenly it turns into World War III on the highway. It matters little what causes it; a bad day at the office or a fight with t...
  • Robert Frost Makes It Clear
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    Literal Meaning The poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost addresses the idea of decision making and choosing what direction life will take you. The poem is about the speaker arriving at a fork in the road, where both paths are carpeted with leaves. The persona, who is believed to be Frost himself, chooses to take the road less traveled by. He tells himself that he will take the other road another day, although he knows it is unlikely that he will have the opportunity to do so. The poem conclu...
  • The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Poetry Explication
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    The poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost addresses the idea of decision-making and choosing what direction life will take you. The poem is about the speaker arriving at a fork in the road, where both paths are carpeted with leaves. The persona, who is believed to be Frost himself, chooses to take the road less traveled by. He tells himself that he will take the other road another day, although he knows it is unlikely that he will have the opportunity to do so. The poem concludes with the sp...
  • Poem 'the Road Life Choices Make
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    Life is a long road, where there is a lot of obstacles to go through and decisions to make, even if it is really hard sometimes because it plays with our future. Every choice we make, guides us to a different destiny and often leaves us in doubt, asking ourselves constantly questions starting with 'what if?' . Would not it be nice to always have signs to tell us which road to take when we face important decisions? Unfortunately, most of the time there is not, probably because we have to find out...
  • Aggressive Driving Can Lead To Road Rage
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    It starts with just a moment of tailgating, or maybe the guy in front of you cut you off or wouldn't let you into the fast lane. In some cases it appears that incidents of road rage are caused by simple misunderstandings between drivers. A driver may make a momentary error of judgment but the perception of another driver is that he or she is driving aggressively. Then suddenly it turns into World War III on the highway. It matters little what causes it; a bad day at the office, a love affair go...
  • Jackass Mail Route Hay Road
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    The Lassitor Hay Road Road Building has been around from the dawn of the wheel and the need to transport commerce between people and cultures. Some of the roads are long gone; some are in use still today. The Native Americans were not without networks of trails to transport goods between tribes. One of these trails for a moment in time became the link between San Diego and the country to the east. Coming to San Diego from the east we think of as relatively easy today but for the early travelers ...
  • Making Decision In The Road No
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    Making Decisions in "The Road Not Taken" In "The Road Not Taken" Frost emphasizes that every person is a traveler choosing the roads to follow on the map of their continuous journey-life. There is never a straight path that leads a person one sole direction in which to head. Regardless of the original message that Robert Frost had intended to convey, "The Road Not Taken" has left me with many different interpretations. Throughout this poem, it is obvious that decisions are not easy to make and e...
  • The Silk Road Trade China Chinese
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    The four hundred years between the collapse of the Han dynasty (206 B. C. E. - C. E. 220) and the establishment of the Tang dynasty (618-906) mark a division in the history of China. During this period, foreign invasion, transcontinental trade, and missionary ambition opened the region to an unprecedented wealth of foreign cultural influences. These influences were both secular and sacred. Nomads, merchants, emissaries and missionaries flooded into China, bringing new customs, providing exotic ...
  • History Of Bikes Mountain Bike
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    A bicycle is a vehicle consisting of two wheels attached to a frame and steered by a fix tandem, and propelled by the share force of the user who put pressure on pedals that make the wheel spin. The invention of the bicycle date far back to the 17 th century, and since then has been constantly modified during the past decades to reach the bicycle who know today. The first bicycle, a wooden scooter-like vehicle, named a "," was invented by Comte Mede de Siv rac of France. It consisted of two big ...
  • Travelling Through The Dark
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    In his poem, "Traveling Through the Dark," William Stafford presents the reader with the difficulty of one mans choice. Immediately, the scene is set, with the driver, who is "traveling though the dark" (line 1) coming upon a recently killed deer. At first, his decision with what to do with the deer is easy; he knows he must push it off the edge for the safety of other motorists, but then, a closer examination of the deer reveals to the man new circumstances. His decision is now perplexing, and ...
  • Parable Of The Cave And Road Not Taken
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    Taking the High Road "The unexamined life is not worth living," In The Apology, Socrates relates that the most important goal in life is the improvement of the soul. We should search others, our environment, and ourselves so that we may come to a better understanding of the world. The Parable of the Cave tells of the journey that Socrates was trying to relate, in that each person is faced with different realities as we travel to try and reach "the intellectual world." This journey of enlightenme...
  • Hester And Pearl Path Road Hawthorne
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    The Road of a Religion Throughout The Scarlet Letter, author Nathaniel Hawthorne continuously uses the image of a road or path as a metaphor for the limited individual freedom within the Puritan religion. The road, an entity that demands adherence to a dictated direction, is similar to the structure of Puritanism, which defines a set of strict moral laws that must be followed. On pages 159-160, the passage that begins with The road and ends with... find them bright, is an ideal example of Hawtho...
  • Roman Roads Road Romans Empire
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    It is often said that "all roads lead to Rome," and in fact, they once did. The road system of the Ancient Romans was one of the greatest engineering accomplishments of its time, with over 50, 000 miles of paved road radiating from the center at the city of Rome. Although the Roman road system was originally built to facilitate the movement of troops throughout the empire, civilians eventually used it for other purposes then and even now. Of course, the roads were used for trade, as were the wat...
  • Cold Storage In Singapore
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    In the 1840 s, the colonial government planned to make Singapore a major exporter of spices. The hills and land around Orchard Road were therefore sold to European merchants to be replanted with spice plantations. C. R. Prin sep had an estate which covered Mt Sophia down to the Is tana Thomas Oxley's land stretched from Killin ey to Grange Road. William Scott was at Claymore (off Scotts Road) Charles Cairn e was on Cairn hill William Cuppage had Emerald Hill Thomas Hewetson owned Mount Elizabet...
  • Poems Tone Poem Road One
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    The Road Not Taken" I chose to do a poetry explication on Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken." I enjoyed this poem and have read many poems written by him. First, I just want to give a little background information on him. Robert Frost was one of the most inspiring and loved poets of the twentieth century. His work is concentrated on the New England Landscape. Most of the poems written by Frost have involved fear, tragedies, and life itself. Frosts poems have a great deal of symbolism invol...
  • Speaker Road Life Paths
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    No Choice is Easy No choice is easy, and people face many of them in their lifetime. Some decisions to these choices are clear while others are sometimes more difficult to decipher between. The poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost is a first person narrative tale of a monumental moment in the speaker's life. The speaker is faced between the choice of a moment and a lifetime manifested in his poem. Walking down a rural road the narrator encounters a point on his travel that diverges into two...
  • Huckleberry Finn Road Time Written
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    Comparing and contrasting the similarities and differences of, "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac & "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain. " On the Road" is a unique American novel of it's time and so is Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"On the Road" by Jack Kerouac symbolizes for many, an entire generation of disaffected young Americans of the 1950's. At the time it was written America was undergoing drastic changes and a sense of void brought on by the Cold War, and as such ...
  • A Life Road To Walk
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    Every one must go on his life road no matter how painstaking efforts it requires. Some people who care only reaching the destination were in so much a hurry and anxiety on their journey that they miss landscapes on the road, while the faraway destination is still nowhere to be seen. Some others were like the tourists. They walk patiently and casually with breaks and rest and enjoy various sights on the road either in wind or in rain, throwing away grievance and vexations. The life road is ineluc...
  • Robert Frost Poem Choices
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    Choices made in "The Road Not Taken' In ‘ The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost, the speaker has to make a difficult decision about choosing one of two equally promising roads to travel on. This poem is easy for people to identify with because people all have to make difficult decisions in their lives. I admire the poem because it shows this dilemma really well. But in the end of the poem the speaker changes his tone and seems to regret the choice he made after all. I don't like this tone o...