The Adventurous Seafaring Women of the Age of Sail, in Their Own Words

The Adventurous Seafaring Women of the Age of Sail, in Their Own Words

“LIFE IS TOO SHORT! I wanted to brighten it up as much as possible, and I shall never regret the decision which I took. Whereas had I acted differently, I would have nothing but regret.” These words were written by Rose de Freycinet, a woman from France, in her journal—and the “decision” was to disguise herself as a man in order to travel the world aboar ...

What Is Culture?-A Compilation of Quotations

What Is Culture?-A Compilation of Quotations

Culture is a notoriously difficult term to define. In 1952, the American anthropologists, Kroeber and Kluckhohn, critically reviewed concepts and definitions of culture, and compiled a list of 164 different definitions. Apte (1994: 2001), writing in the ten-volume Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, summarized the problem as follows: ‘Despite a cen ...

REWRITTEN LITERARY CLASSIC: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austenin Ylpeys ja ennakkoluulo on inspiroinut useita variaatioita Elizabeth Bennetin ja herra Darcyn klassisesta rakkaustarinasta. Ylpeys ja ennakkoluulo ja zombit jatkaa omalla omintakeisella tavallaan pitkää Ylpeys ja ennakkoluulo -variaatioiden sarjaa. Tarinaan on lisätty vaikutteita itämaisista taistelulajeista sekä kauhutarinoista tutut hitaas ...

Biggest Collection of MSX Books

Biggest Collection of MSX Books

Here I list a collection of MSX books in PDF version, most of them are in English since it's a universal language and I know it :) , some are in Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic (Arabic ones are scanned by me).

Lawrence Cortesi

Lawrence Cortesi

Lawrence Cortesi Is the author of books such as Bloody Friday Off Guadalcanal Lawrence Cortesi books • Bloody Friday Off Guadalcanal • D-Day Minus One • Escape From Mindanao • Forty Fathoms Down • Gunfight At Powder River • Hitler's Final Siege • Jean Dusable • Jim Beckwourth • Mission Incredible • Operation Bismarck Sea • Operation Cannibal • Pacific Br ...

The 21 Best Romance Novels to Read Right Now

The 21 Best Romance Novels to Read Right Now

As far as we're concerned, romance novels are fun to read during any season, but there's something about summer that makes them even more appealing. Maybe it's the hot weather, or the fact that everyone's wearing bathing suits. Who knows? The only thing for certain is that when the temperature rises, so does our desire to dig in to some steamy romance no ...

10 Positive Thinking Books That Can Change Your Life

10 Positive Thinking Books That Can Change Your Life

One of the most frequent questions we receive are for the best positive thinking books that have made the biggest impact in our own lives. We’re excited to share this list with you here.After having read hundreds of books, naming our absolute favorite positive thinking books became complex, because the power of positivity goes far beyond positive thinkin ...

Freelance Or Employee: Which Is Better?

Freelance Or Employee: Which Is Better?

Have you dreamed of being a freelance medical writer? When you are an employee, the independence of a freelance life can sound liberating and adventurous, but is it a siren song? On the other hand, employee life has real benefits, such as regular hours, steady work and vacation, but does it imply living with a lot of limitations and aggravations? Many wr ...

Chapter II Bloodshed and Three Novella

Chapter II Bloodshed and Three Novella

In her second collection of short fiction, Bloodshed and Three Novellas, Cynthia Ozick is chiefly occupied with the betrayal of tradition. In all the four stories, Ozick explores the implications of cultural rootlessness and asserts herself as "a Jewish writer—n\ore profoundly Jewish than the n^ore celebrated nannes like Saul Bellow and Philip Roth" [Str ...

Telephone Goodbyes

Telephone Goodbyes

In urban American telephone conversations, we propose, the final exchange of goodbyes doesn't terminate the conversation per se but brings to completion a process of leave-taking in which the two parties reaffirm their acquaintance before breaking contact. This process is optional, so that if the two parties are not acquainted, they should omit the proce ...

Inference: 2.2.2- Justify Own Point of View About Oral, Print, and Other Media Texts, Using

Inference: 2.2.2- Justify Own Point of View About Oral, Print, and Other Media Texts, Using

Inference: 2.2.2- justify own point of view about oral, print, and other media texts, using evidence from the text. Make connections: 2.1.1- select and focus relevant ideas from personal experiences and prior knowledge to understand new ideas and information.

Reading Check on Paragraphs 18-23 in Whatever Doesn T Kill Me

Reading Check on Paragraphs 18-23 in Whatever Doesn T Kill Me

READING CHECK ON PARAGRAPHS 18-23 IN WHATEVER DOESN T KILL ME. Directions: Read the following questions on the story, Whatever Doesn t Kill Me, and respond to each using. complete sentence. Use details from the story and clear explanations to support your responses.

Capturing the Audience S Attention

Capturing the Audience S Attention

Capturing the Audience s Attention. After reviewing this subject in the chapter, identify the particular attention-getter in each of the following opening statements. If I were an American and you were an American audience, I would probably begin my.

Notes on Literature and the Environment Course

Notes on Literature and the Environment Course

English 730, Literature and the Environment, page 1. English 730 Studies in American Literature: Literature and the Environment. Professor Karen Kilcup. Office: MHRA 3314; or. Hours: Th 12:30-2; by appointment and by chance. These stories have trees in them.

The Meaning of Matthew Quote Journal

The Meaning of Matthew Quote Journal

The Meaning of Matthew Quote Journal. For the first ten chapters of the book, you will be keeping a quote journal. You will respond to ten quotes, seven provided below and three of your choosing. For each quote, you need to do the following. Label the quotes with chapter and page number.

By Paul Fleischman

By Paul Fleischman

by Paul Fleischman. Paperback 2010 ISBN 978-0-14-241722. A vacant lot, rat-infested and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a.