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  • Harry Into The Magic Theater
    580 words
    THE PLOT of steppenwolf - Steppenwolf opens with a preface by a young businessman, who introduces a sheaf of notes left behind by a lodger in his attic rooms several years before. This young man, the landlady's nephew, describes the eccentric lodger, Harry Haller, who called himself a Steppenwolf, meaning in German a wolf of the steppes, or plains. The narrator finds this an odd but apt description of the shy, lonely wanderer who revealed little about himself but left a haunting memory. The pref...
  • Effects Of Wolf Predation On Prey Populations
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    Hypotheses of the Effects of Wolf Predation John FeldersnatchDecember 1st, 1995 Abstract: This paper discusses four hypotheses to explain the effects of wolf predation on prey populations of large ungulates. The four proposed hypotheses examined are the predation limiting hypothesis, the predation regulating hypothesis, the predator pit hypothesis, and the stable limit cycle hypothesis. There is much research literature that discusses how these hypotheses can be used to interpret various data se...
  • Next Wolf Wolves
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    Wolf Population The population of humans directly affects the population of canis lupus (gray wolf) and other wolf species. Some people think wolves are blood-thirsty, savage man killers, but in actuality, the wolf is usually more afraid of us. One of the many things that wolves have been compared to is the lions of Africa (Wexo 6). Lions are gentle and harmless unless provoked or threatened directly, and wolves are the same way. "Like lions, wolves live in groups. Like lions they are meat-eatin...
  • Wolf And Hump
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    Sea Wolf Wolf Larsen was a character in the book who never made it all the way through the book, but he tried very hard. He was a very strong, brutal man with almost no respect for human life. With all the people in the world, one dead person meant nothing to him. He was a patient man and usually kept himself under control. He was surprisingly smart and thoughtful for a pirate who lives on the sea. He loved the sea and knew many things about it, such as how to outwit his brother when he came nea...
  • Major General James Wolfe
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    The history books should be re-written as to include Major-General James Wolfe as one of the founding fathers of our country. During the Seven years War he served as part of the British military and was the commander-in-chief of the British, American, and Highlander forces at the Battle of Quebec. His plan of attack up the Anse du Foulon to the Plains of Abraham was not only incredibly daring, but highly effective as it was this decisive move that allowed Wolfe's army to capture the city of Queb...
  • Next Oldest Pig
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    Creative Writing: The Story of the Three Little Pigs 1. Upon a time there lived a homely hog woman, and her three strap lings. They lived in a bare brush hut in the forest, and they did live in squalor, and they were tortured by many hooligans and wild beasts. 2. On one day, a wolf came to pester forsooth. And he did huff and he did blow, and he did blow yon pig hut down. The hog woman did send her young intothe wilderness to escape the beast, and they did so. Thus the wolf did eat the poor hog ...
  • Little Red Riding Hood
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    Little Red Riding Hood The stories "Little Red Riding Hood", by Charles Perrault, and "Little Red Cap", by the Brothers Grimm, are similar and different. Moreover, both stories differ from the American version. The stories have a similar moral at the end, each with a slight twist. This story, in each of its translations, is representative of a girl's loss of innocence, her move from childhood or adolescence into adulthood. The way women are treated within each story is different. Little Red in t...
  • Raw Path To Grandmother's House
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    INTRO Sex. Pure unadulterated sex. When we think of sex, it is not usually in the context of a fairytale. Fairytales are for children, virgin ears. Over the years, fairytales have been "cleaned up" for young ears- we have become accustomed to the bland Disney versions of tales. How many of us can recount a version separate from the animated classics of our childhood? It is truly hard to believe that sometimes there are much more racy versions of these same tales. Today, I 'd like to share one su...
  • Being In The Woods Alone With Red
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    Little Red Mountain Biker and the Big, Fat Motorist One day Little Red Mountain Biker was out on a little fitness ride to her grandmother's house in the country, about 20 miles away. When she was nearly there, when she found herself being harassed by an overweight wolf in a sports car. Recognizing the danger of being hit by his car or being attacked in the lonely woods, she suggested to him on one of his passes that he meet her at Grandma's house, the last house on the road at the edge of the mo...
  • Journal Style Writing Wolfe
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    By: Anonymous 1) Title of Book: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test 2) Author: Tom Wolfe 3) The grounds on which Thomas Wolfe created this documentation of the Merry Pranksters is that he attempts to re-create both the mental and physical atmosphere of their adventure and exploration across America. 4) Specific evidence in supporting the aforementioned thesis can be found in the "Author's Note" section of the book but also in the writing style used to develop this masterpiece. Writing in a basic jou...
  • Kunkel And Copes Article
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    Sitting with her child in front of the television, Maori Wolfs is astonished to see the content of her three-and-a-half year olds favorite cartoon. If you pay attention to the dialogue, the images of the value-laden messages, you ll get a queasy, dawning sense that your kids have entered into a cartoon moral warp, where everything that's cool and inviting to children is being given and genuinely perverse underlay. (42) In her article, The New Kiddie Porn, she describes cartoon shows that appear ...
  • Pete And Donald
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    The Rich Brother Pete's and Donald's Values Comparison and Contrast In Tobias Wolf's 1985 short story "The Rich Brother", we are introduced two brothers. According to Wolf, you cannot even tell that they are brothers because their physical differences, but as the story goes into more detail we can tell that they are different in every aspect. One of the major differences is that one is wealthy and the other is always in need of financial assistance. The older brother, Pete, is a successful real ...
  • Divine Captain Wolf Larsen
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    The crew of the seal hunting ship the Ghost stood in disbelief as they gazed upon their recently departed first mate. Then a most unusual thing occurred. The captain began yelling at the dead man like a raging storm. Oaths rolled from his lips in a continuous stream. And they were not nice and thoughtful words or mere expressions of indecency. Each word was a blasphemy, and there were many words. It is this lack of remorse for others that defines Wolf Larsen, the antagonist in The Seal Wolf by J...
  • Wolves In Yellowstone And Central Idaho
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    Wolves in Yellowstone Wolves used to roam all over North America. As the population grew wolves and human interactions increased. People began to kill wolves. In 1914 the federal government started funding the elimination of all predators from federal lands. By 1940 almost all the wolves in the lower 48 states were killed. By 1967 the timber wolf subspecies Canis lupus lycaon, was listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966 (32 Federal Register 4001). Af...
  • Look At The Life Of Thomas Wolfe
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    Look Homeward: A Look at the Life of Thomas Wolfe "At that instant he saw, in one blaze of light, an image of unutterable conviction, the reason why the artist works and lives and has his being-the reward he seeks-the only reward he really cares about, without which there is nothing. It is to snare the spirits of mankind in nets of magic, to make his life prevail through his creation, to wreak the vision of his life, the rude and painful substance of his own experience, into the congruence of bl...
  • Hay House Of Stu
    566 words
    Where should I begin I guess that I will start with the construction of my house. Winter was coming soon, so my two brothers and I decided to make houses for shelter from the cold. I, being the smart one of the group, decided to make my house out of trusty brick and mortar. I knew that this winter would be a snow filled because of El Ni o and only something as strong as brick would keep me warm and safe. We started construction of our houses. It was only then that I found that my brothers, being...
  • Tom Wolfe
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    Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe The novel Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe, is a satire of the various parts of New York society, from the poor to the rich and all in between. The author shows how the media influence everyone's lives, and uses stereotypes of all different groups of people to expose certain things about the way people treat each other. "In effect, he dissects the absurdities and contradictions of New York society " (Rafferty 88). All this is shown through the story of h...
  • Novel Look Homeward Angel
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    Thomas Wolfe. In the novel Look Homeward Angel, the culture of the time is evident, through the speech, dress, and actions of the characters it became very clear that it was set in the early 1900's. The setting was the same as that of the authors real life, giving the reader a window into the world of Thomas Wolfe. Throughout his novel Look Homeward Angel the use of culture and setting add a touch of color into an otherwise grey novel. The names of people and places, though slightly manipulated,...

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