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  • Wind And Fire
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    An Analysis Of The Poem Aids To The Wind The poem Aids To The Wind uses a blue tone to narrow a story of the author's friend's death. It depicts how AIDS destroyed a life as wind put out a fire. In the opening three lines, It was the fire and smoke of his bravado, that allowed him to storm in and hold court of his audience, the writer characterizes a brave and confident man who was strong and healthy; he could handle all difficulties in his life. But the writer continues, saying that is only a f...
  • Most Common Type Of Fire
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    How To Extinguish a Fire Is fire truly a living thing It consumes fuel and oxygen, produces heat and waste, it grows and moves. Weather fire is alive or not, it is still dangerous, so you should always treat it with care. There are four main types of fires which are rated in class A, B, C and D. Knowing how to put particular fires out could save your property, someone's life, or your own life. In order to know how to put fires out, you must first know how one starts. For a fire to occur, there m...
  • Use Of Water And Fire Imagery
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    Critics such as Adrienne Rich argue that Jane Eyre has to choose between the "temptation" of following the rule of passion by marrying Rochester, which would have made her dependent on him and not his equal, or of living a life of complete renunciation of all passions, by marrying St John Rivers. Fire and water imagery symbolizes the two forces competing for dominance in Jane Eyre, both on a personal and metaphorical level. Throughout the novel, such imagery is used by Bront, in keeping with her...
  • Meaning And The Use Of Fire
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    The novel The Lord of the Flies by: William Golding is about a group of kids who were traveling across the Pacific Ocean when their plane went down, the boys have to learn to survive and try to get rescued. The main way of getting rescued was that the group of boys had was to have a fire going on the mountain at all times during the day in hopes of a ship or an airplane seeing the smoke that the fire produced. The fire granted the boys a sense of survival, hope for rescue, and reason for order; ...
  • Homer's The Iliad And Virgil
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    Virgil's Aeneid, tells the story of the founding of Rome. It follows the last of the Trojan's who escaped the fate of Troy. Troy eventually falls following Homer's The Iliad, and Virgil continues the story of their people. The Trojans are not, however, the only similarity between the two books. Virgil employs many of the same image patterns that Homer uses in The Iliad. The symbolism of fire, shields, and gates are used in both epic poems. Fire is used frequently in The Iliad, but Virgil utilize...
  • Important Use For Fire
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    Lord of the Flies and the novel's symbolism Lord of the flies is a thought-provoking novel authored by William Golding. This novel uses symbolism throughout its entirety to help portray importance and teach lessons. The book describes in detail the horrific exploits of a band of young children who make a striking transition from civilized to barbaric. Lord of the Flies commands a pessimistic outlook that seems to show that man is inherently tied to society, and without it, we would likely return...
  • Peasant Superstitions Of Fire
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    Victoria Walsh All Russia is Burning By: Cathy FriersonProfessor Sil so April 27, 2004 In Cathy Frierson's All Russia is Burning, Frierson evaluates rural fire as peasant against peasant issue in Imperial Russia. Her research redirects the historian away from usual templates of Soviet and Western scholars. These scholars had only studied these conflagrations in regards to the peasants rebellion against the nobility which ultimately lead to the Bolshevik Revolutions. Here she not only addresses t...
  • Fire Ralph
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    The symbol of fire is used throughout the entire book, Lord of the Flies. Although it is mentioned only briefly throughout, the significance of these occurrences has a strong effect on the characters, book, and the reader. The author, William Golding, uses the fire to show the status of the people on the island. The fire is first mentioned in chapter three when Ralph decides that it is needed if they wish to ever be rescued. It is again reintroduced in chapter eight when Piggy suggests that it s...
  • Color Of The Fired Clay
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    In this semester, we spent a great deal of time on pottery and the making of clay sculptures. I learned a great deal from only the three pieces I made. All of my pieces were created by hand using only a pin-tool and a sponge. The three pieces I made were an ashtray and two feet that I will be using for bookends. I will now go into the process I used in creating each piece. First, I created my ashtray. I decided to make this ashtray because it was a simple way to ease into pottery. I first took a...
  • Fire Fighter
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    Being a firefighter is no easy job, but somebody has to do it. The job is both mentally and physically challenging and it requires extreme dedication. Fire fighters put their life in danger every single day to help and save the public. Fire fighters must be prepared for the dangers they encounter and be able to respond immediately to a fire or any other emergencies that arises. Because fighting fires is so complex, it requires organization and teamwork. Fire fighters have one of the most dangero...
  • Cause Of The Fires
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    Fires of Indonesia What is the single most environmental issue that is plaguing the eastern half of the world The raging fires in Indonesia and Asia. These fires are releasing more CO 2 and other toxic chemicals in a few months than most countries do all year. The fires are also producing a thick smoky haze that is clouding the entire area. What is the exact cause of this problem Scientists are quick to point out several causes, but one that is standing out is the defiant act of setting ablaze f...
  • Wilson 5 1 04 Smoke Ventilation Firefighters
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    Tony CozzolinoEnglish AJ. Wilson 5-1-04 Smoke Ventilation Firefighters, lately defined as heroes, have a very exciting job and do some pretty amazing things. My main interests however, is how firefighters ventilate heat and smoke from a structure fire. What pieces of equipment do they use? How do they use those pieces of equipment? Why ventilation is so important and why do they take certain precautions when using their equipment? Growing up in the woods has made my life a lot more different tha...
  • Boys On The Island Use Things
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    SYMBOLISM What's it like to be stranded on a desert island in the prime of you youth, with no adult figure? William Golding show what may happen in just this circumstance. In this very complicated novel Golding brings out many ideas and shows what lack of the adult figure leads to. Above all others though comes symbolism of three main important objects being the conch, fire, and? Piggy?'s? eyeglasses. Through each of these three symbols Golding shows how the boys adapt and change throughout the ...
  • Flooded Type Halon System Concentration
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    Halon 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, C BrF 3, which is most commonly used infixed sy...
  • Crossbow And The Longbow
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    The Crossbow and Longbow: Revolutionary Forms of Medieval Warfare The crossbow, a medieval missile weapon used in combat and recreation, revolutionized warfare in the 11th Century. The mechanical device was introduced to the English by the Norman Invaders in 1066 and became widely used among the armies of numerous countries. The crossbows were originally constructed of horn and pliable wood but were eventually made of iron which added great power to its firing. The crossbow became a popular weap...
  • 2 Million Fires
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    Outline Specific Purpose: To inform my audience that fire prevention is simple, and not time consuming. Central Idea: Fire destroys many homes and live, but if one takes a few simple steps, prevention and survival of a fire can be done. Introduction I. Have you ever been woke up by a fire truck screaming down your street A. Fire is an untrustworthy ally B. Im here to tell you about what fire has done recently to destroy homes and lives and inform you of a few simple steps that can prevent a fire...
  • Fire Inside Of Abner
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    Faulkner's "Barn Burning" takes place in the Deep South during the 19th Century and is a story about the relationship between a father and son. A father with a need to burn the barns of aristocrats resulting in dragging his family down with him; along with his knowledgeable son. This story presents itself through a lot of symbolism linked to Christianity. The first and main symbolism is fire. The meaning of the fire is taking into many ways, the character's personality and the Biblical beliefs. ...
  • Fire Whirl Dynamics
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    Introduction: Fire whirls are a typically rare but potentially catastrophic form of fire. They are observed during urban and forest fires, where fire "tornadoes" are characterized by large-scale whirling flames which rise in 2 to 360 m diameter vortices from 10 to 1200 m high. These fire whirls accelerate combustion, produce significant suction pressures and lifting forces, and can carry burning debris, logs and even buildings thousands of meters from the main fire. During the Great Chicago Fire...
  • Comparison Between Sarty Snopes And His Father
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    In? Barn Burning, ? Faulkner incorporates several instances of irony. He utilizes this literary tool in order to help the development of his characters and to express his ultimate message to the readers. Some examples of his use of irony are the unintentional yet inevitable ending of the Snopes family time after time, the similarities and differences between Sarty Snopes and his father, and finally, the two distinct purposes for which Abner Snopes uses fire. Separately, each is able to contribut...
  • Barn Burning Fire
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    William Faulkner's short story, "Barn Burning,' discusses the problems of the sharecropper, in the late nineteenth century South. Primarily a story about the relationship between father and son, the story presents itself through the use of symbolism. The most vital symbol in the story is fire. The fire symbolizes the father's anger and, his lack of respect for other peoples property. The story uses the symbolism of fire in two ways. The story begins and ends with the burning down of a barn. When...

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