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An Extended Metaphor Essay Examples

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An Extended Metaphor About Why Math Class is Hell
An Extended Metaphor about why Math Class is Hell It glared at me, mocking me, jeering at me. It silently screamed wicked taunts at my nervous gaze, flawlessly manipulating what made me sweat the most. It knew how to take advantage of my fear, my dread of what awaited. Standing high on the wall, it's demonic face of 12 num...
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A Description of a Source of Strength and Hope in The Extended Family
THE EXTENDED FAMILY: A SOURCE OF STRENGTH AND HOPE In his books Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck captured the reality of the struggles that struck mankind in different forms and in various levels as he had observed during his lifetime. Steinbeck observed mainly Californians and migrants who had suffered...
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An Analysis of Anne Bradstreet's Weary Pilgrim
“A Weary Pilgrim”, written by Anne Bradstreet, is an extended metaphor. “… Grinding pains, my body frail.” This pilgrim is fragile and exhausted from constant wandering. Anne Bradstreet uses a pilgrim to symbolize her own emotional struggle. “Mine eyes no more shall ever weep.” The pilgrim has been through a lot of sadness....
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An Extended Metaphor about why Math Class is Hell
An Extended Metaphor about why Math Class is Hell It glared at me, mocking me, jeering at me. It silently screamed wicked taunts at my nervous gaze, flawlessly manipulating what made me sweat the most. It knew how to take advantage of my fear, my dread of what awaited. Standing high on the wall, it's demonic face of 12 n...
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A Literary Analysis of the Metaphors of Eden and the Fall in Nothing Gold Can Stay
Alfred R. Ferguson Perhaps no single poem more fully embodies the ambiguous balance between paradisiac good and the paradoxically more fruitful human good than "Nothing Gold Can Stay," a poem in which the metaphors of Eden and the Fall cohere with the idea of felix culpa. Six versions of the poem exist, the fi...
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An Introduction and an Analysis of the Metaphor Brain
Brain (hologram) Metaphor I. Introduction -Brain would be an obvious metaphor for organization particularly if our concern is to improve capacities for organizational intelligence. -Brain has been compared with a holographic system, one of the marvels of laser science -Holography uses a lenseless camera to record informati...
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Characteristics of a Traditional Family
I believe that my family is a “traditional” family. There are a few reasons why I believe this. In this essay I will attempt to describe what I envision as a “traditional” family and explain why I believe my family to be one. It is said that “Traditional” families have two parents; a mother and a father, 2.5 children and...
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The Different Concepts of Families
Studies throughout the world have shown that there is some form of family unit that exists in all societies. It is unmistakable that there is a need for family. One reason family is such an essential is because humans take a longer time to develop necessary skills for survival. Research discusses several types of familie...
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Why Employees in the US Need an Extended Vacation
A trip to the beach, a chance to go to a new city or town and learn about a different history, a time to get to know a friend better, time to make memories with a child, or spouse, or even just sit back and read a good book, get a spa treatment, catch up on a TV show, or sleep! These simple examples are things that people d...
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Analyzing Modern Family
Nuclear family is now become more popular in our life; besides, the number of extended family is coming down. Some people think the reason is that extended family has many disadvantages. But just as the coin has two sides, living in a house with many generations has brought both benefits and drawbacks to our lives. In man...
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A Paper on Needed Tools to Validate the Reliability of ATM Networks
1. Introduction For the reliability of ATM networks, there is an urgent need to apply some formal methods in validating these protocols and in generating test cases. The tools needed to accomplish these purposes include: a technique to model the protocol, a formal description language to describe the model, a protocol si...
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Saftey and Health Policy in the Companies Where You Work with Computers: RSI - Repetitive Strain Injuries
SAFETY AND HEALTH POLICY It is commonly known that using a desktop computer for a extended period of time, without adopting the proper ergonomical safety and health precautions and procedures, can result in Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), a combination of various computer related injuries such as injuries of the hands,...
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An Analysis of Effect of Strong Family Ties in Family Posterity
The Importance of Family It has been said that "It takes a village" to raise a child. I guess the trick would be to find a village of people you would want to help you to raise your children. It would require a group of people with values and standards similar to your own. It is possible to find such a group in...
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An Essay on Family Values
It has been said that "It takes a village" to raise a child. I guess the trick would be to find a village of people you would want to help you to raise your children. It would require a group of people with values and standards similar to your own. It is possible to find such a group in a church, if you belong to...
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A Research on the V-Chip: The Future of Telecommunication
Internet Regulations
What is a V-chip
This term has become a buzz word for any discussion evolving
telecommunications regulation and television ratings, but not too many reports define the
new technology in its fullest form. A basic definition of the V-chip; is a microprocessor
that can decipher information sent in the vert...
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An Analysis of the Importance of Family in a Person's Life
The Importance Of Family
The Importance of Family
It has been said that It takes a village to raise a child. I guess the trick would be to find a village of people you would want to help you to raise your children. It would require a group of people with values and standards similar to your own. It is possible to find such...
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An Overview of the Extended Families in the African American Culture
Extended Families in the African American Culture There are some lines attributed to Victor Hugo which read:“She broke the bread into two fragments and gave them to her children, who ate with eagerness. ‘She hath kept none for herself,’ grumbled the sergeant. “’Because she is not hungry,’ said a soldier “’No...
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An Analysis of the Extended Stay of Justices in the US Supreme Court
An impending issue currently involves the terms of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices. They are enjoying extended stays on the bench due to an increase in life expectancy. In fact, Justices are now serving an average of 26.1 years before retiring or death—twelve years longer than they did when the average span of a judge...
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An Essay on Figurative Language
Figurative Language - Language using figures of speech, such as simile, hyperbole, metaphor, symbolism and personification to form imagery is figurative language. It is used to increase shock, novelty, appearance, or illustrative consequences. Example- Shall I compare thee to a summer s day? Thou art more lovely and mo...
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An Overview of the Various Types of Computer Memories
Memory is a computer system's primary workspace. It works in one behind the other with the CPU, or microprocessor, to store data, programs, and processed information that can be made immediately and directly accessible to the CPU or to other system devices. Memory is central to a computer's operation because it forms the cr...
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An Analysis of Dialogue in Rent Day Blues by Sterling Brown
Joanne V. Gabbin In another poem, "Rent Day Blues," Brown, using extended dialogue, tells the story of a couple facing rent day without any money. As the man wonders where they will get the rent, his woman turns up with the money from a mysterious source. Though the man is briefly troubled, he finally resolves...
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The Cultures and Settings of the Hunters and Gatherers
Mobility restricts "baggage" or material goods. Bows and arrows, perhaps a spear javelin, or in some areas throwing sticks or clubs, are the only weapons. Camps are small and impermanent. The nuclear family often camps near related families, and usually this group forms the patrilineal extended family. The si...
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A Look at the Extended Family as a Source of Strength and Hope
THE EXTENDED FAMILY: A SOURCE OF STRENGTH AND HOPE In his books Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck captured the reality of the struggles that struck mankind in different forms and in various levels as he had observed during his lifetime. Steinbeck observed mainly Californians and migrants who had suffered...
2,455 words
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Challenges Experienced in Interracial Marriages in United States
America, a country thriving on differences, still struggles with accepting all the different walks of life. The history of this nation shows the racial tension existing between the American society and outsiders. Presently society while slowly becoming more racially tolerant remains reluctant to fully accept interracial mar...
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Aspects of Persuasive Stagecraft and Related Improv Practices
Narrative and metaphor can be effective tools of persuasion. Research within the domain of persuasion has shown messaging to be more successful when crafted to include certain theatrical characteristics such as narrative, metaphor, imagery, and statuscues. Theatrical messaging characteristics are topics that connect the dom...
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