• Hannibal Army Green Romans
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    Hannibal: Hannibal was great Carthaginian general. He is remembered for his great tactical skills on the battle field and as a great military leader. Born in late 247 BC, was the eldest son of Hamilcar Barca. In 237 BC, Hamilcar took his nine year old son, Hannibal, to the alter of a Carthaginian god and made him swear eternal hatred to the Romans. Hannibal and his father then left for Spain. The center of Carthaginian power in Spain was the city of New Carthage. Hannibal saw firsthand his fath...
  • Punic War Dee Rome Punicwar
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    The Second Punic War was lost because General Hannibal did not have the right engineering to conquer Roman Cities. If General Hannibal could not conquer Roman cities then he would never be able to conquer the Roman Empire. Hannibal had the right leadership and a large enough army to defeat the Romans. He still did not have the necessary resources and engineering to take over Roman cities. General Hannibal was a man with great leadership abilities and a hunger to conquer the Roman Empire. He is ...
  • Hills Like White Elephants The Symbolism Of The Setting
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    Hills Like White Elephants: The Symbolism of the Setting In Ernest Hemingway's story 'Hills Like White Elephants' an American couple is sitting at a table in a train station in Spain. They are discussing beer, travel, and whether or not to have an abortion. The train station and its surroundings are symbolic in this story. The station itself represents the choice on whether or not to have the abortion. There is a set of tracks on either side of the station, each representing one of the choices....
  • Hemingway's Hills Like White El
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    'Hills Like White Elephants,' ; by Ernest Hemingway In Ernest Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants,' ; the two main characters, Jig and the unnamed American man, are at a train station in Spain trying to decide whether or not they (actually just Jig) should go through with an abortion. The first time I read the story it wasn't very clear to me what type of an operation it was that they were talking about. Hemingway doesn't really spell it out for the reader. After reading the questions at the...
  • Surrealism Of The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
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    During the period between World War I and World War II, many people decided that rationale had created the destruction left behind from the war and that it was time to rely on the subconscious as a way to analyze the world. These people became known as Surrealists. One of the most famous surrealist artists was Salvador Dal'i. Dal'i's piece The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a prime example of Surrealism. Surrealist paintings are described as dreamlike and fantastical. Much of Dal'i's paintings w...
  • The Savanna Ears Degrees Survive
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    The savanna is dry and very flat. The soil is porous with rapid drainage of water. The is because the Savanna goes for months without water. This is called a drought. So when the rains come the soil is dry and cracked with low fertility and a thin layer of humus. The average rainfall ranges from 50. 8 to 127 cm annual. Wind speed in the savanna is at about 10 miles per hour. The Savanna is a hot, dry, flat land. The altitude ranges from sea level to about 1, 500 m. The savanna is located betwe...
  • Ernest Hemingway Thesis Paper
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    Thesis Ernest Hemingways writing style mirrored the way he lived his own life. Ernest lived the way he wrote creating situations, setting scenes and events leading to their consequences. Hemingway leaves morals and conclusions to the reader. In his short story, Hills like White Elephants these writing characteristics can be illustrated by the following outline. I will refer to Hemingways other writings and the history of his life for further illustration. I. White elephant characters are lost s...
  • A Literary Criticism Of Hills Like White Elephants
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    A Literary Criticism of "Hills Like White Elephants" I recently read the short story, "Hills Like White Elephants." Initially, I found it confusing and hard to understand. I hope to clarify the story by summarizing it, and explain the symbolism used. The story is set in a bar beside a train station. A couple sits together at a table discussing something that is unknown to the reader. The couple is enjoying a beer while awaiting their train. The young woman seems disconnected as she looks out ov...
  • Questions On Hills Like White Elephants By Ernest Hemingway
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    Reading: Hills Like White Elephants/Ernest Hemingway 1. What are they talking about (Evidence... ) The man and the girl are talking about getting an abortion. Evidence: the "white elephants" ~ White elephants are sacred in some countries, but usually a white elephant is not considered to be something good... the idea is that it would be really nice to own a white elephant, but once you get one it becomes clear that it has no real value and costs a lot to maintain... also, rulers of India often s...
  • African Elephant Elephants Family Trunk
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    The common name is the African Elephant, the scientific name is Loxodonta Africana, the phylum is Vertebrata, the class is Mammalia, the order is Proboscidean, and the family is Elephantidae. The Closest Relatives to the African Elephant are: the Asian Elephant, mammoths, primitive proboscidean (mastodons), sea cows, and hyraxes. Scientists believe that the African Elephant evolved from one of its closest relatives, the Sea Cow. The geographical location and range of the African elephant covers ...
  • Ernest Hemingway 2 White Elephants
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    Final Draft Hemingway Essay A good writer's objective is to say as much as possible as briefly as possible. This enables the thinking about the implications of the word's presented. Ernest Hemingway explained this idea in his 'iceberg'; theory of writing fiction in an interview for Paris Review: ' If it is any use to know it, I always try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There are seven-eighths of it under water for every part that shows.' ; In order to expand on the meaning of his plot...
  • Ernest Hemingway 2 Lighted Place
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    A person can easily recognize Ernest Hemingway s writing style by his simple sentence structure, clear dialogue, and the hopelessness of his characters. Soldier s Home, Hills Like White Elephants, and A Clean well-Lighted Place are perfect examples of three short stories that easily define his unique style. Short, choppy sentences would cause a person first to believe that Hemingway may have written it. A reader would find it very easy to read at first, yet Hemingway somehow seems to make these ...
  • Ants Fire Ant
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    In the following assignment I will be talking about fire ants. My assignment is mostly based up on an article wich I closed from the magasin Scientific American February 1999. In the United States, one of the most harmful pests among the ants is the red imported fire ant. The fire ant got their name from their burning stings. The fire ants are a small stinging species that was accidentally introduced from South America. These ants are a total pest because they disrupt mechanized farming, damage...
  • Circus World Elephants Looked Animal
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    Finally, after what seemed like a year in the car, we were there. I was ready to get out and see this Circus Museum that my mom had always talked about. We spent another day making the great trek from our car to the entrance. I looked up at the old man selling tickets, but it was not an old man, it was a clown! This place may have some promise after all. The gate opened and I walked through. I could smell the musk of the animals, the sweetness of the cotton candy, and the salty aroma of the popc...
  • Elephant Behaviors Elephants Group Family
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    When you think of an elephant, you probably think of its trunk, big ears, tusks or huge size. You might even think of famous elephants such as Babar or Dumbo. Those elephants may seem fascinating, but the elephants in the wild are even more intriguing. Besides its long trunk or sharp tusks, its behavior are peculiar also. The elephant's behavior are very interesting. One of the many unique behavior of the elephant happens when another dies. Other elephants come and run their trunks over the dec...
  • Hills Like White Elephant
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    Hills Like White Elephants, written by Ernest Hemingway, is a story that takes place in Spain while a man and woman wait for a train. The story is set up as a dialogue between the two, in which the man is trying to convince the woman to do something she is hesitant in doing. Through out the story, Hemingway uses metaphors to express the characters opinions and feelings. Hills Like White Elephants displays the differences in the way a man and a woman view pregnancy and abortion. The woman looks a...
  • Faithful Elephants War Story People
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    The Morals of War By Don Coats War is a time of brutal reality that is sometimes hard to present to the younger aged members of our society. "Faithful Elephants" by, Yukio Tsuchiya presents the story of three elephants; John, Tony, and Wanly. These elephants must be killed in fear of a bombing on the zoo setting the elephants free to cause chaos in the streets. So, their trainers, the closest people to the elephants, their family, must be the ones to do the killing of the elephants. This shows t...
  • Elephants 8230 Elephant Calvin Mathieu
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    About Elephants… Somewhere in About Elephants… Essay, Research Paper Somewhere in eastern Canada, there is a place where elephants live. Elephants seem to enjoy the place where they live, they even seem to enjoy the cold weather. During winter, elephant wants to go in the freezing, icy water; the male breaks the ice to swim in the water. The elephants seem to have a protection against the cold; it could be the fat that keeps them warm. So elephants adapt very well, even in the cold ...