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Nature and Procreation in Blue Highways

- Nature and Procreation in Blue Highways In the book of a rustic American journey, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon continually characterizes the land he travels with simple, natural references. Least Heat Moon repeatedly gives the nature he discovers on his journey very fertile, prolific qualities. The essays often contains vivid physical descriptions of the environment, particularly its natural beauty. Least Heat Moon ponders human existence and its interference with the environment....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Forgotten People of the Blue Highways

- Forgotten People of the Blue Highways Journeying along the back roads of the blue highways of the road maps, William Least Heat Moon discovers the forgotten people of America in Blue Highways. In the beginning, his trip seems to be motivated by anger and disillusion. But when readers look deeper into the story, they see that Least Heat Moon focuses the attention on how to "climb out of a world which he realized was impersonal and materialistic" (Lyons 63). By avoiding the large cities, he focuses his attention on the forgotten civilizations....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Heritage of Blue Highways

- Heritage of Blue Highways In the country travelers' Bible, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon takes a journey into his Native American heritage as well as into the heart of American culture. As a person of mixed ancestry, Least Heat Moon wishes to seek the history and experiences of his past in his travels. He is especially interested in the Native American element of his heritage because he had no knowledge of his ancestry as he was growing up. At the point at which he begins his journey, after being a student and scholar of Renaissance literature, Least Heat Moon is able to identify more freely with his past ("Whispers..." 58-60)....   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Coming Full Circle in Blue Highways

- In his traveling diary, Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon takes a trip to various destinations of unknown worth. His American back roads tour is characterized by the pattern of taking a journey that follows a circle. Least Heat Moon's circular journey is both literal and spiritual. His travels circle the nation, and he gathers history and personality from all corners of America. More importantly, however, Least Heat Moon sets out to fully explore and find himself. He provides the audience with the simple explanation of the circular nature of his journey because "following a circle would give a purpose&emdash;to come around again&emdash;where taking a line would not"(Le...   [tags: Blue Highways]

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Blue Highways, Leaves of Grass and the Parkdale Library

- Blue Highways, Leaves of Grass and the Parkdale Library I don't know what exactly I expected to find at the library that summer. Rows of gleaming shelves and neatly stacked books, probably. No sound but the humming of fluorescent lights and the thump of rubber stamps. The librarians would be demure types - soft-spoken and intellectual. I thought of the place itself as a sort of solemn temple to the written word. With these images in mind, I was startled by my first glimpse of the employees' workroom....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Review of Blue Remembered Hills

- Review of Blue Remembered Hills 'Blue Remembered Hills' is a poem by AE Houseman that shows an idealistic view of childhood as you see in the poem. That is the land of lost content I see it shining plain The happy highways where I went And cannot come again In this short piece AE Houseman gives the effect of a clean happy time. Dennis Potter has a completely different view on childhood that completely contrasts with AE Houseman's poem. Dennis potters play is a reversal of AE Houseman's poem, including the attitudes of the children....   [tags: Papers]

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The Industrial Revolution And World War I

- ... industries for example the patent for indigo (purple) and factories that made explosives (coke) now made plastics and fibers. Also the production of synthetic fibers (rayon) for textile, the production of Bakelite, which provides insulation on electrical wires and in radio, which allow electrical and radio industries to flourish, and Lacquers for applying paint on car. During WWI building was halted, but after the war, the race of who can make the tallest building began no competition New York won....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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The Blue Collar And The Black Collar

- ... These workers are very familiar with motor skills even without going to college. Blue collar workers tend to be the ones who do not mind getting dirty and doing the jobs that need to be done and no one else would want to do. Even though they do not have the intelligence of an engineer or a doctor does not mean they are any less useful to keep everything running smooth. THey have to constantly be doing multiple tasks in very little amount of time the workload of the labor workers is a lot as well....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Blue Ocean Strategy

- Blue ocean strategy is a strategy that aims to make the competition irrelevant by finding ways to generate uncontested market space (Media Marketing, 2012). By implementing this strategy, a company is being forced to align their process related to production, costs and costs activities (Media Marketing, 2012). By utilizing the blue ocean strategy, Ambang Mata will achieve higher returns and also may continue to survive in the market. One of the strategy being suggested was setting up a research and development department (R&D) may also very helpful in analyzing the current market trend as well as developing a new products....   [tags: Business, Ambang, Blue-Ocean]

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Letter from a Character in Island of the Blue Dolphins

- This is Won-a-pa-lei, or Karana. As you may know I was left stranded on an island with my late brother Ramo, or Chief Tanyositlopai, while my sister Ulape and the rest of our tribe left to unknown land. I wish to not point fingers, but Ramo was at fault for their departure without us. He was a stubborn child who went to collect his spear quickly before they could have left. I had to go after him because what’s an older sister to do. With my parent’s death and Ulape’s obsessive crush with Nanko, she sure was not going after him....   [tags: Island of the Blue Dolphins]

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Thomas Whitecloud’s Blue Winds Dancing and the Internet

- In Thomas A. Whitecloud’s “Blue Winds Dancing,” he talks about how he feels disconnected with society because of the different aspects of society that he does not agree with and is not accustomed to. He copes with the two opposing societies because he is biracial and is therefore a part of both societies. There are many activities that are participated in by people who are apart of what he calls the civilized world. Whitecloud hitchhikes on a train in a cattle car with bums because he thinks that bums are the closest to his people....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Dennis Potters' Blue Remembered Hills

- Dennis Potters' Blue Remembered Hills A.E. Houseman’s poem looks back at childhood as a “land of lost content” meaning that when you are a child you are innocent and you don’t have a care in the world. Also he says that childhood is a “happy highway where I went / and cannot come again” meaning that they are the best years of your life but you can never go back there. Dennis Potter took the poem and turned it in to a play about a group of children who were on there school holidays in the forest of dean in Gloucester....   [tags: Dennis Potters Blue Remembered Hills Essays]

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Blue Collar Brilliance By Mike Rose

- ... Rose uses very detailed description of what his mother did on a regular basis to get a point across to his readers. He wants us to see that working a blue collar job requires a tremendous amount of brain power. And the reason he is so successful, is because of the detail he uses. When I read this specific paragraph I honestly can imagine what Rosie used to do while at her job. How she adapted to new situations. How she was able to remember what each person ordered out the nine tables she was in charge of....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Questions On The Novel ' Blue Jeaned Sitter '

- Shewas a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails. It had a long strap and she carried it slung across her shoulder. It was about eleven o 'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse. The strap broke with the single tug the boy gave it from behind. But the boy 's weight, and the weight of the purse combined caused him to lose his balance. Instead of taking off full blast as he had hoped, the boy fell on his back on the sidewalk, and his legs flew up....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Blue Suede Shoes]

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The Blue Hotel

- The Blue Hotel As a recently published book on the works of Stephen Crane, it is rather disappointing to see some of the key moments left out of Stanley Wertheim's criticism in A Stephen Crane Encyclopedia about the short story "The Blue Hotel." Wertheim leaves out a key point in the characterization of the Swede and the plot of the story. This occurs at the point where Patrick Scully, in the story, persuades the Swede to stay in his hotel despite his fears and inhibitions about the Wild West by getting him to drink and not to worry....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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How Can Humans Reverse Damage to Mission Blue Butterflies?

- It’s light blue wings flutter softly as it flies from Lupine plant to Lupine plant. Icaricia icarioides missionensis ( Mission Blue Butterfly) was discovered in 1937. Icaricia icarioides missionensis is native to the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It has lost most of it habitat in the region to development , and is thus limited to residing only in the Twin Peaks of San Francisco, Fort Baker in Marin County, and San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County. Human beings are the main reason for the decline in the Mission Blue’s natural habitat....   [tags: butterflies, mission blue, lupines]

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Blue. Ashley Frangipane, A Modern Day Indie Pop Singer / Songwriter

- ... Halsey’s heartfelt song, “Colors,” reveals a daunting narration of her self-destruction because of a self-destructive relationship with the lead singer of “The 1975”, Matthew Healy. Halsey’s song “Colors” contains multiples lines showing direct relation to Matthew Healy. The first verse of the song goes directly into supporting this idea. The song starts out with the lyrics, “Your little brother never tells you but he loves you so”. Matthew Healy has said that he feels guilty for leaving his family to go on tour, for the fact that he leaves his little brother....   [tags: Blue, Color, Song]

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Progression and the Structure of The Blue Hotel

- Progression and the Structure of The Blue Hotel In his essay, Robert F. Gleckner discusses progression, as it is related to the structure of "The Blue Hotel." He follows the progression of power and control in the story, as it shifts to different characters. Gleckner also follows the progression of the storm outside and how it symbolizes a natural force that will always be more powerful than human control. In the beginning of "The Blue Hotel," Scully has the power, as he "practically makes [his three guests] prisoners....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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The Symbolic Naturalist of The Blue Hotel

- The Symbolic Naturalist of The Blue Hotel   This essay considers the perspective of James Trammell Cox as presented in his essay: An Analysis of the Blue Hotel   Cox begins his essay by discussing naturalism and Crane's fictional style. He suggests that Crane's technique "is that of the symbolist rather than the naturalist in that he carefully selects his details not as pieces of evidence in a one-dimensional report on man but as connotatively associated parts of an elaborately contrived symbolic structure." Basically the thrust of Cox's argument is centered around the degree to which Crane displays the characteristics of a naturalist writer....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Fear in Crane's The Blue Hotel

- Fear in Crane's The Blue Hotel Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel" is, according to Daniel Weiss, "an intensive study of fear." The story uses a game to show how fear unravels itself. He also discusses inner fears as opposed to fears existing in reality, and the ways that they bring each other about in this short story. Weiss begins by pointing out how Crane used the stereotypical 1890's American West as his setting. The Swede comes to the Blues Hotel with the assumption that he will witness, if not be involved in, robberies and murders....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Corruption in the Film Blue Chips

- Corruption: The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery. In the film Blue Chips corruption overshadows true meaning of sports tournament. There are two challenging issues in the film dealing with money and morals. Bribery is used to save the athletic reputation of the university. A college basketball coach finds himself battling between his morals, integrity of the team and institution he works for....   [tags: Blue Chips Movie]

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The Case For Working With Your Hands And Blue Collar Brilliance

- ... Both take different approaches to prove their ideas. Crawford references his time spent running a motorcycle repair shop, after being unable to find work finishing his Ph.D. in political science. When repairing a bike, he would tap into a problem solving skills, relying on prior knowledge of cause and effect when he planned on working with a machine (371). In his process he would also create a hypothesis as to what was causing the machine not to run, relying on a “library of sounds and smells and feels,” learned from a variety of manufacturers (373)....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Analysis Of `` Kind Of Blue `` And `` The Garden Of Forking Paths ``

- ... The story itself takes many forking paths, similar to those one would encounter in a labyrinth, splitting off into various digressions. These digressions eventually are resolved and loose ends are neatly tied up. For example, amid pondering various outcomes and motives combined with seemingly random interjections, Yu Tsun suddenly contemplates how to escape Madden once and for all (Borges 121-122). Eventually the reader discovers that his wandering thoughts are far more central to the story than first expected....   [tags: Jazz, Kind of Blue, Miles Davis, Blues]

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Importance of Setting in The Blue Hotel

- Importance of Setting in Stephen Crane's The Blue Hotel    In  'The Blue Hotel,' Stephen Crane uses various provocative techniques to ensure that the setting adds to the richness of the story. 'The Blue Hotel' is set in a cold Nebraska town at the Palace Hotel in the late 1800's, but there is more to setting than just when and where a story takes place.  In a written work, it is the author's job to vividly depict events in order to keep the reader?s attention and to create colorful mental images of places, objects, or situations....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays Stephen Crane]

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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water

- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water is divided into three sections narrated by three different Native American women: Rayona, Christine, and Ida. Rayona’s narrative begins at the hospital, where she is playing cards with her mother, Christine, who drinks heavily and is frequently hospitalized. Rayona’s father, Elgin, arrives and argues with Christine. Rayona leaves for the parking lot and finds Christine trying to break into their car. Christine says she is going to crash the car so Rayona can collect the life insurance payment....   [tags: A Yellow Raft in Blue Water Essays]

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Book Review: Divided Highways

- Since the beginning of the United States the American people have been on the move. Public transportation has played a major role in the development of this nation and in bringing its citizens together. In the book “Divided Highways”, author Tom Lewis takes the reader on a journey of the building of the Interstates and the consequences(good and bad) that came from them. Lewis believes that the Interstates are a physical characteristic of America and that it shows “all our glory and our meanness; all our vision and our shortsightedness”(xiv)....   [tags: Book Review ]

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Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing

- Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing      Blue Winds Dancing by author Tom Whitecloud, is narrated by the story's unnamed main character. The young Indian man's persona is brought to life through his own recollection and spoken words. We recognize the turmoil this character faces as he is away from "his people," attending college in White man's society. He doubts his place in either world, believes he must choose between them, and realizes finally that being an Indian is only one part of who he is....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Am I Blue by Beth Henley

- Am I Blue by Beth Henley Am I Blue, is a one-act play written by a southern woman playwright, Beth Henley. At the age of twenty, Henley wrote this first play; and it may also have been a play that reflected her passage to adulthood....   [tags: Play Henley Blue]

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Analysis Of Mike Rose 's Article On Blue Collar Brilliance

- ... Mike Rose uses his analyzations and theories to properly build up his credibility towards his audience. It is stated in the article that since the post-Revolutionary War period, the lower class (such as mechanics) were characterized as illiterate, therefore unable to participate in the government. Mike studied “the thought process involved in work” of service jobs such as waitressing, hair styling, plumbing, and welding . He found that “we assume that the use of a tool does not involve abstraction”....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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Analysis of The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane

- Analysis of The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane is a story about three travelers passing through Fort Romper, Nebraska. Pat Scully, the owner of the Palace Hotel, draws the men to his hotel that is near the train station. In the hotel the three men meet Johnnie, son of Scully, and agree to play a game of cards with him. During the game, the Swede declares Johnnie as a cheater; this gives rise to a fistfight between Johnnie and the Swede. The Swede wins the fight but leaves the hotel with a false sense of confidence....   [tags: Short Stories The Blue Hotel Essays]

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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland

- Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland Overview In eight quasi-connected stories, Susan Vreeland delivers a fictional lesson on aesthetics. Set amidst human sorrow and historic chaos, the narrative follows an imagined Vermeer painting from the present day through 330 years of its provenance--beginning with its willful destruction in the 1990s and concluding with its inspired creation in the 1660s: Chapter 1. 1995(?): in Pennsylvania, math teacher Cornelius Englebrecht burns the painting in his fireplace; 1942: in Amsterdam, from the Vredenburg home, German soldier Otto Engelbrecht loots the painting, hides it, and absconds with it to America....   [tags: Girl in Hyacinth Blue Susan Vreeland]

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Am I Blue by Beth Henley

- Am I Blue by Beth Henley Works Cited Not Included The author of Am I Blue, Beth Henley, begins the play with the seventeen-year-old protagonist John Polk sitting alone in a bar. John contemplates on the red and black card in his hand. From the street, a sixteen-year-old girl whose name is Ashbe sits next to him. She hides under his raincoat because she stole two ashtrays from a local inn. Ashbe is a social person and soon begins a conversation with John. Through persistent questioning, Ashbe discovers John is in a fraternity....   [tags: Am Blue Beth Henley Essays]

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The Pride of Blue Springs: The Blue Springs Cemetery

- An unmistakable crisp smell of fall hangs in the air. The old, iron fence gives a safe feeling, as the sound of gravel sounds under visitors’ shoes. Surprisingly, this is the typical setting of the Blue Springs Cemetery. The cemetery not only serves to house deceased loved ones, but also serves as a symbol of pride to the Blue Springs and surrounding community. The Blue Springs Cemetery, a Gage County Landmark, has a rich history and is an important part of community pride and service. The Blue Springs Cemetery is in the town of Blue Springs, Nebraska, located in the Southeast corner of the state....   [tags: Landmark ]

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The Pride of Blue Springs: The Blue Springs Cemetery

- An unmistakable crisp smell of fall hangs in the air. The old, iron fence can be seen by anybody on the road, as the sound of gravel sounds under visitors’ shoes. People can feel a strange sense of peace and calmness as they look at loved ones. Surprisingly this is the typical setting of the Blue Springs Cemetery. The cemetery not only serves to contain deceased loved ones, but also as a symbol of pride to the Blue Springs and surrounding community. The Blue Springs Cemetery, a Gage County Landmark, has a rich history, and is an important part of community pride and service....   [tags: Nebraska]

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Free Essays Settings, Characters, and Ideas in The Blue Hotel

- Settings, Characters, and Ideas in The Blue Hotel The Story "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane was one that inspires a lot of thought. This thought is about settings, characters, and ideas. The characters he creates are very different from each other, as shown in comparisons to each other. The use of symbolism in the story lets us imagine why the hotel is painted blue and we can wonder about the character of the Swede for long periods of time. These elements combined have made this story very good....   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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Reality in Wallace Stevens’ The Man with the Blue Guitar

- Reality in Wallace Stevens’ The Man with the Blue Guitar For Wallace Stevens, reality is an abstraction with many perspective possibilities. As a poet, Stevens struggles to create original perspectives of reality. Wallace Stevens creates a new, modern reality in his poetry. Actually, Stevens decreates reality in his poetry. In The Necessary Angel, Stevens paraphrases Simone Weil’s coinage of decreation as the change from created to uncreated or from created to nothingness. Stevens then defines modern reality as, “a reality of decreation, in which our revelations are not the revelations of belief, but the precious portents of our own powers”(750)....   [tags: Man with the Blue Guitar Essays]

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Pride and Racial Inferiority in Blue Winds Dancing

- There is a fine line between admiration of one's own culture and contempt for those who are different. Where is the line drawn between pride and prejudice. A society will always feel as though their system of beliefs and way of life is superior and opposing culture are lacking in dignity. In "Blue Winds Dancing" Tom Whitecloud's unnamed character is at that crossroad in his life. Is his Indian culture truly inferior to that of the White man; is his honor to not drift away from his own culture leading to prejudice for the White man....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Selina and Gordon's Friendship in A Patch of Blue by Elizabeth Kata

- In her novel, A Patch of Blue, Elizabeth Kata tells a story of Selina, an eighteen year old blind girl who meets and develops a relationship with Gordon, an older black man. Gordon helps Selina realize many hopes and dreams, though not without some drawbacks. One of the disadvantages of Selina and Gordon's relationship is that he is able to withhold telling her about the colour of his skin. Selina hates black people because the only colour that she can see is black, and she has grown to despise it....   [tags: A Patch of Blue Essays]

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Rayona’s Growth in A Yellow Raft In Blue Water

- Rayona’s Growth in A Yellow Raft In Blue Water      As the subject of the first section of Doris' novel, A Yellow Raft In Blue Water, Rayona faces many problems that are unique to someone her age. Ray's mixed race heritage makes her a target of discrimination on the reservation. Problems in her family life (or lack thereof), give Rayona a reversed role in which she is the mother taking care of Christine. In dealing with these issues, Rayona learns a lot about herself and others.   Because of the life that Christine leads, the role of mother and daughter are switched and Rayona often finds herself watching out for her mom....   [tags: Yellow Raft Blue Water Essays]

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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water - Mixed Blood

- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water - Mixed Blood When we read books, especially when we're young, we're especially alert for things to recognize, clues to help us place ourselves in a confusing and daunting universe in which gender, age, economics, and identity itself are muddled by too much information, too many possibilities. We are externally ordered by one constellation in our immediate household, another in our social or school setting, many others on television. Where do we fit. What is the community of "us" to which we comfortably and securely and enduringly belong....   [tags: Yellow Raft Blue Water Essays]

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Man and Nature in Stephen Crane's The Blue Hotel and The Open Boat

- Man and Nature in The Blue Hotel and The Open Boat      Stephen Crane uses a massive, ominous stove, sprawled out in a tiny room and burning with "god-like violence," as a principal metaphor to communicate his interpretation of the world. Full of nearly restrained energy, the torrid stove is a symbol of the burning, potentially eruptive earth to which humans "cling" and of which they are a part. As a literary naturalist, Crane interpreted reality from a Darwinian perspective, and saw the earth driven by adamant natural laws, violent and powerful laws which are often hostile to humans and their societies, and he conceived of humans as accidents, inhabiting a harsh, irrational, dan...   [tags: Blue Hotel Essays]

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An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls

- An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls Simply put, Blue Girls is about beauty. The poem focuses on the realization and truthfulness that beauty undoubtedly fades. The speaker appeals to young girls, warning them to not put all their hope in their beauty, but to still utilize it before it diminishes. Blue Girls By John Crowe Ransom Twirling your blue skirts, travelling the sward Under the towers of your seminary, Go listen to your teacher old and contrary Without believing a word....   [tags: Crowe Ransom Blue Girls Poem Essays]

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Notes On Blue And Blue

- ... RED followed, doing the same to each of the green park benches. The old people had barely enough time to get up and out of the way. A fight ensued. It was stunning and epic, at least for the birds in the park were concerned. Colors flashed. Old people and birds dodged bullets of color. Things changed from red, to green, back to blue, following with yellow. Back and forth, colors flashed, and it kept going, up, down, and everywhere including the slide. Nothing was safe. Suddenly, and unfortunately, a poor little bunting got hit....   [tags: Color, Green, Primary color, Red]

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Playing the Character John from Blue Remembered Hills

- Playing the Character John from Blue Remembered Hills The group, consisting of John, Audrey, Angela, Willie and Raymond; have heard a bomb siren going off from the nearby prison camp. They know that this means danger and as they are in the woods, they cant go anywhere for cover and start to worry about one of the prisoners, or “Ities” and “Wops” as they call them, having escaped. They decide to keep an eye out for any dangers but all the talk of these “Ities” had got them just frightening each other even more....   [tags: Blue Hills Remembered Danile Potter Plays Essays]

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Automobile Safety - Slaughter on the Highways

- Slaughter on the Highways If there is one thing that is largely ignored in our society, it is the sheer slaughter that takes place daily on our roads and motorways/highways. It just doesn't get the same media and political attention as crime and drugs do, even though the number of road deaths is far greater than in both of these categories. When politicans want to raise their popularity they nearly always talk about the high number of deaths from drugs and the like, and what measures they are going to introduce to bring these down....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Effects of Highways and Automobiles on Urban American Character

- The development of the United States Highway System has had negative impacts on the urban character of our country’s cities. One of the main catalysts, if not the main catalyst, of urban sprawl has been the development of transportation. It has made it extremely convenient and easy for people to move farther out of the inner city and develop rural America. As a result many prominent cities across our country have felt the effects of sprawl through diminished downtown economies. Highways have also played a key role in the standardization of American urban environments....   [tags: transportation, suburban, ]

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Texting & Driving Is The Number One Killer On The Highways Today

- ... Therefore, different organizations have taken to the streets, platforms and social media campaigning, and pleading with everyone to save a life “stop texting and driving”. These are organizations such as AT&T, and The National Highway Safety Administration. Joining these various organizations are the parents of teens who have lost his or her life, or has injuries resulting from such a careless act. One such incident that stands out is that of Alexander Heit. According to The Greely Tribune, Alexander Heit was just being a typical 20 year old teenager enjoying life and planning to meet his friends....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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Thailand Highways Management Project

- Thailand Highways Management Project (P075173) Group 3 1. Praphop Anantakoon St101942 2. Lam Quynh Tho St102016 3. Phan Thanh Nga St102056 4. Trinh Thi Kim Phuong St102015 5. Nguyen Thuy Hang St102062 6. Probal Dutta St101941 SOM, May 2005 TABLE OF CONTENT I - INTRODUCTION: 3 1.The rationale of the study. 3 2.The Project Background. 3 2.1. The Project Information: 3 2.2....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways

- Highway Revolt In the past seventy years the United States has evolved to become a nation of intricate roads and major superhighways. With 6,586,610 km of public roads the United States holds the leading position for the largest road network in the world. Creating such a monstrous change in a nation over a short period of time generated some disagreements between locals and politicians. In addition to disagreements, the undertaking of building an enormous network of highways held a vast number of unintended consequences....   [tags: construction of roads, superhighways]

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Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle

- Insider vs. Outsider in The Blue Hotel, The Displaced Person, Bernice Bobs her Hair, and Novel In Dubious Battle Whenever a stranger enters an unfamiliar society, a clash between the outsider’s practices and society’s guidelines undoubtedly occurs. Whether the resulting conflict minimally or powerfully affects the people involved depends on the situation, but usually the results are monumental. In the short stories “The Blue Hotel,” “The Displaced Person,” and “Bernice Bobs her Hair,” and the novel In Dubious Battle, society’s fear of the stranger has severe negative consequences for the newcomer, as the community’s rules prevail over the outsiders in the end....   [tags: Blue Hotel displaced Bernice Dubious Essays]

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Proposal for the Installation of Emergency Telephones On Highways in Connecticut

- Proposal for the Installation of Emergency Telephones On Highways in Connecticut Introduction I propose to install emergency telephones along Connecticut highways. Connecticut highways do not provide immediate help for emergencies. Daily, there is a 50/50 change of an accident or emergency happening. There are 45 and up to 70 emergencies in the Greater Hartford area alone. Proposal This report proposes that emergency telephones be installed on Connecticut highways. They would offer efficient ways to get help immediately for emergency situations and also would decrease the chances of crime that may occur while people have to wait for help....   [tags: Proposal Paper]

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blue cross blue shield

- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSFL) Operating Services is Florida’s largest insurer, serving more than 6 million residents in total. Three trends that redefine how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida brings value to its members are through consumer empowerment, E-business, and financial services modernization. BCBSFL holds approximately 30% of the HMO market share in Florida, which is twice the share of its nearest competitor. BCBSFL offers a BlueComplements program filled with discounts and services that allow members to stay healthy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Highway Revolt: The Eisenhower Interstate system

- The Eisenhower Interstate system had many long term effects, negative and positive. It positively affected the country in that many americans began migrating from the North Eastern states to more rural states such as Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. This shift in population patterns spread out Americans and increased the variety of lifestyles in the United States. Other consequences of the interstate system were seen on the ecological aspects of the country. Forman & Alexander state in a journal article that, “Sometime during the last three decades, roads with vehicles probably overtook hunting as the leading direct human cause of vertebrate mortality on land…an estimated one million ve...   [tags: anti-highway movement, federal highway act]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Blue Suess '

- In Terrance Hayes Book of poetry Wind in a Box, one can see that the poems are devoted to personal history, blues variation, prose poems, and attempts at getting to the core of defining one’s lineage. The blue poems in particular consider 20th century representations of race, culling wisdom, and impressions from many famous people. Hayes uses the word blue in many different titles of poems in order to show various themes throughout them that tie them together using popular cultural icons. It is obvious to see the significance the word blue plays throughout the Wind in a Box poetry collection....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racism, African American]

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Commentary on The Blue Ocean Strategy

- Introduction This paper is an attempt to explore the Blue Ocean Strategy which surfaced in the year 2004 and within a few months, it revolutionised thinking patterns and decision making processes of many firms around the world. The terms “red oceans” and “blue oceans” became the part of the business dictionary and many business related journals started using these terms. It links to the themes of “critical response” and “critical thinking” because the very creation of Blue Ocean Strategy is a challenge or disapproval of the entire field of strategic management, the field of study which has been studied, explored and discussed by many well-known authors over the past five decades and even b...   [tags: Marketing, Industry, Competition]

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Blue for Men Pink for Women

- In a famous TV show which is broadcasted in Korea, for some people questions were thrown by one particular scene. A man was walking with pink shopping bags then his male friend sarcastically mocked him with it saying do not being a girl. Some might see this scene with no problem but some may ask themselves why a man should be ridiculed for bringing pink bags. According to several studies conducted by corporations and sociologists, clearly the notion of blue color for boys and red color for girls exists....   [tags: social norm predisposition learning]

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Pink is for Girls and Blue is for Boys

- Gender roles are taught to us early on in our lives. At the hospital, when babies are newly born they are wrapped up in either a pink or blue blanket depending on the sex of the child. As early as our first few moments in the world, we are inundated by ideas of what it means to be a girl or a boy. Learning about gender roles is an important aspect of a child’s socialization. Ideas about masculinity and femininity can come from a variety of sources - parents, media, the school system and so much more....   [tags: Gender Roles, Girls, Boys, Men, Women]

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Conservation of the Blue Whale

- Introduction The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a species of baleen whale known as the largest animal on Earth. They can grow to be over 100 feet long and can weigh up to 165 tons. Blue whales are found in all oceans and can occupy a wide variety of habitats, from pelagic environments to offshore environments (Clapham et al. 1999). Up until the 19th century, blue whales were generally immune from whaling. Not only were they substantially large animals, they were also very quick and agile and were difficult to catch....   [tags: baleen biology, whaling, ship strikes]

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Taking a Look at Blue Zones

- Most of us strive to live long, happy, and healthy lives but unfortunately Dan Buettner stated that the “life expectancy in our country is only 78.” According to his research we have the capacity to live to about 90 years old, so how did we lose 12 years out of our life. Buettner attempts to answer this question with his presentation; but let us get one thing clear, our genetics only play a small role in this. The Danish Twin Study has already recognized that our genetics only have a 10 percent role in our longevity; the other 90 percent is something in our control, so the thought of someone having to win the “genetic lottery” to live long is somewhat of a myth....   [tags: genetics in long livings]

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Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

- In Black and Blue, Fran Benedetto tells a spellbinding story: how at nineteen she fell in love with Bobby Benedetto, how their passionate marriage became a nightmare, why she stayed, and what happened on the night she finally decided to run away with her ten-year-old son and start a new life under a new name. Living in fear in Florida--yet with increasing confidence, freedom, and hope--Fran unravels the complex threads of family, identity, and desire that shape a woman's life, even as she begins to create a new one....   [tags: love, marriage, domestic violence]

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The Color Blue By Goethe

- ... Goethe 's interpretation of blue can be viewed in numerous of financial company logos since financial companies want consumers to feel that they are protected. Red is a color that produces intense feelings that can be related to danger or passion. According to Goethe, red conveys a phenomenon of gravity and dignity, and at the same time feelings of grace and attractiveness (Goethe, p. 173 ). Similar to the color blue, emotions produced by the color red vary greatly. Goethe refers to red as a peculiar color that ranges from its deep dark state and its lighter weaker tint....   [tags: Color, Primary color, Perception, Yellow]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Blue Eyes ' And '

- ... Later that night we went to the store, as my mom was shopping for groceries, I snuck off and got a pregnancy test and headed straight to the bathroom. ‘I am just psyching myself out, I cannot be pregnant’ I thought to myself. It was one of those digital tests, the kind that feel like they take years to let someone know, and then there I was sitting in the floor of a Walmart bathroom in utter and complete shock, I was pregnant. On the ride home my mom asked me why I wasn’t talking to her, knowing that if I spoke a word I would burst out into tears, so I didn’t say anything....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Pregnancy]

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Personal Statement : ' The Blue Book '

- ... I know of no words that could describe the grief that I was going through at the time that it occurred. I went into a little bit of the details on what I did after and how I struggled with it. I also told him how moving to Kansas in 7th grade helped me immensely and resulted in me getting my life back on track. I look back on that situation and understand that I didn’t cope the way that I wanted to. I took it hard at 11, but moving was the best thing for me because a fresh start allowed me to put a lot of the past behind and focus on the future....   [tags: Life, Debut albums, American films, A Little Bit]

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Review on Blue Ocean Strategy

- ... This strategy seem challenging since this strategy focus on capture new market and new demand, which it’s required extra efforts in term of innovation of products and promotion in order to make customers realize about their product. Even there are some discussions about the blue ocean strategies; however, based on my review on customers comment said that the practical guidance on how to create them is limited. Therefore, without usual analytic framework which can be used as guidelines to create blue oceans as well as effective principles to manage risk, creating blue oceans viewed as too risky for managers to pursue as strategy for their company....   [tags: marketing and business strategies]

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All In a Pair of Blue Eyes

- Belle French was dragged out of the pleasant haze of her dreams the day after her meeting with Mr. Gold by the sound of her phone’s alarm blaring from on top of her dresser. Ignoring its harsh sounds, she attempted to bury herself further into the warm mountain of sheets and pillows that was her bed, but it was to no avail, and so groaning in frustration she crawled out of bed. Blue eyes barely opened, she fumbled for her phone, promptly turning off the obnoxious beeping and then slipping it into the pocket of her plaid pjs....   [tags: university, New York, job]

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A Research Study On The Blue Line

- When we look at that data collection strategies we can see in the graph below that the blue line represents the observation data collected throughout the 30 days on the way this young man conducted his communication amongst his friends and in the community using what he had learned in the lessons with a researcher. This data was collected by observing the communication both verbally and nonverbal aid that this young man was having with his coworkers well on the job. As well as the verbal and nonverbal communication that he was having with his friends while they were playing basketball or baseball....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Communication, Writing]

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Analysis Of Blue And White Notebook

- Maame Adwoa Brantuo English 101 Professor J. Williams 5 October, 2015 That Blue-and-White Notebook As hard as I try, I cannot remember any piece of academic writing that I now consider significant. All the essays I wrote for English, Literature, and History are now vague memories in the distant past, even though they haunted me throughout my high school life. I know that I struggled to write those papers, I feel that much in my bones. But apart from the grades they would get me, they had no other real significance....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Saving Our ' Blue Marble '

- Saving our “Blue Marble" The subject of climate change has been one of the most hotly debated topics all over the world in recent years. In August of this year President Obama unveiled a plan to help combat the effects of climate change on our society. In The president’s speech he covers what has taken place as a byproduct of climate change, the current state of affairs, and then he goes on to detail the specifics of his plan to combat climate change in the U.S. President Obama’s strong use of ethical, logical, emotional, and timely reasonings provide a sound argument for the already strong case for action against climate change....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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Differences Between Green And Blue

- This was a very fun and insightful investigation activity. It was very cool to see the kids at their different developmental stages. There were so many differences in the way each kid thought and went about things. There were three comparisons that were very noticeable while doing this activity. The first being the comparison between Green and Blue (Green is in second grade and Blue is in first), the second being the comparison between Red and the other two boys (Red is in sixth grade) and the third being the comparison of how all three boys organized their ideas....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Theory of cognitive development]

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The Narration Of Sonny 's Blue

- ... The mother goes on to tell the narrator that they should refrain from engaging in drugs, particularly alcohol, as it caused the death of their uncle. The scene reveals the irony in the story. First, it is ironical that the narrator does not have a good relationship with his brother despite being ordered to take care of him. It is also ironical that Sonny engages in drug addiction despite his mother’s warning. The second flashback is about the narrator’s decision to leave his brother Sonny with his fiancée’s parents while he is away at war....   [tags: Drug addiction, Heroin, Fiction, Addiction]

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The Vision Of Blue Collar Workers

- ... This could be new skills for employees to learn to improve business processes. Another example would be learning new software that may make implementing business processes easier (Savkin, 2015). Business processes perspective is an opportunity for the company to set goals to improve areas of their business which may be not as strong as other areas, such as increasing efficiency on the manufacturing line. It could also be setting goals to launch new products or services quicker than when planned....   [tags: Strategic management, Balanced scorecard]

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Andrew Wyeth's The Blue Door

- The Blue Door was painted by American artist Andrew Wyeth on a 29” by 21” piece of watercolor paper. In this painting, he used aquarelle as it currently lies in the Delaware Art Museum along with his other works; Tennant Farmer, Hussey’s House and Arthur Cleveland. The Blue Door was finished in the spring of 1952 and purchased from Wyeth on the 23rd of September the same year. The floor and walls are mainly composed of wooden/ ceramic panels parallel to each other. The surface of each (floor and walls) are implied to have gone though many decades untouched and unfixed as they are rough and dirty....   [tags: Art]

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George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue

- ... His first teacher was Charles Hambitzer. Hambitzer wrote a letter to his sister and said, “I have a new pupil who will make his mark if anybody will. The boy is a genius.” (A+E Television Networks, 2013) George Gershwin mentioned that Charles Hambitzer was the first person who had a great musical influence to his life. George Gershwin was taught classical music by Mr Hambitzer but he was also encouraged his talents in jazz music. George Gershwin enrolled in the High School of Commerce in 1912 when he was 14 but he dropped out of school a year after and started job as a performer in New York....   [tags: successful American pianist and composer]

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The Blue Wall Of Silence

- To understand the blue wall of silence we must understand the definition. The blue wall of silence is defined as: An unwritten code among police officers not to report on another officer’s errors, misconducts, and or crimes when questioned about an incident of misconduct involving another colleague, during a course of an inquiry. Even though the blue wall of silence originated from the understandable need for law enforcement to be able to trust and rely on each other, it is neither morally justifiable nor is it a legal act....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue

- George Gershwin’s Life George Gershwin was a popular and successful American pianist and composer. He composed music for movies, Broadway musicals, opera and the concert hall. He combined classical music and jazz to create his style and was well known for his composition, “Rhapsody in Blue.” As a result of George Gershwin’s composition which included adding jazz elements to classical music, this classical music became popularized. George Gershwin was born on the 26th of September, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York....   [tags: American Pianist, Composer]

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Deep Blue Monsters of Annie

- The description that follows is that of a young woman named Annie. This is less of a story than a small window into the treacherous thing that is her mind, her soul and the beauty that is her heart. There are many things I could tell you of this girl, Annie. For one she is a pretty thing, though only indulged by mascara and long strings curled in a mess pending mid back. And eyes once as blue as the ocean, now faded to gray. There are many things I could tell you about Annie, but rather than list them all; those numerous, tedious facts, I think it simpler to tell you this small anecdote....   [tags: mind, soul, beauty, eyes, sun, ocean]

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Why Is The Sky Blue?

- As young kids we asked many questions; why is the sky blue. Why is the moon sometimes out during the day. How do we see colors. These questions become more simplified as we go through the anatomy of the human eye and understand its purpose. Being only one inch wide, one inch deep, and exactly zero point nine inches tall, the human eye is the second most complex organ in the human body. How can such a small organ be so complex. Here is why, because of its many parts and functions the eye processes the images and colors that we see, as well as maintaining all that we can see from the electromagnetic spectrum....   [tags: Electromagnetic radiation, Light]

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An Ounce Of Blue Dreams

- An Ounce of Blue Dreams PBS.org” In Close- Legalized Marijuana” For most of my life since I can remember I was raised by bible thumping conservatives the ones that call themselves “good” old Christian folks. You know the type that prays before a meal the ones that believe in demons and angels. The ones that when you’re sick they rather clasp their hands in prayer and look up at the silent sky than take the time to take you to a professional doctor. I didn’t mind it at all while I was growing up mostly because I was relatively healthy I was lucky enough to almost never get sick and when doctors would run those dreadful blood checks I would come out clean....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Hashish]

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Why The Sky Is Blue

- ... When the gods produced with other gods, they created attitudes such as doom and strife. As they continued to reproduce, then came feelings, fate, memory, and natural beings such as the moon and the rivers. Through the gods’ different joys and misfortunes, new explanations of why Earthly events occur became known to us through mythological standpoints. The gods created humans the human race and other mortal beings by separating gifts they were given such as personality and physical characteristics....   [tags: Scientific method, Theory, Greek mythology]

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Blue Light Acne Treatment

- Blue light acne treatment has become a well known option for the people whose acne refuses to go even under different ointments and medications. This therapy not only gentle on the skin but is also non-invasive when used alone or as part of any laser therapy. This treatment involves the use of high density and a narrow band of blue light to treat mild to moderate acne. When this treatment is used for treating the acne, the blue light rays kills the acne causing bacteria from inside the oil producing glands and stop the breakouts....   [tags: Health]

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