3 What is poetry?

We can possibly best define what poetry is by saying what it isn't. For one thing, poetry, unlike prose, cannot be paraphrased. If you could sum it up succinctly in any other fashion you wouldn't write the poem. One can talk about the theme of a poem, for instance, but it's the poem itself which conveys the ultimate effect. A poem is the best possible expression of what the poet wants to say. Some might say that the form and content of art, in this case poetry, is untranslatable.

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4.1 Introduction

In the theory of plate tectonics there are three main types of plate boundary, namely: constructive, destructive and conservative plate boundaries.

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339 GG What Is Point of View
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Parsnip is delighted to wake up to a snow-covered veggie patch, and wastes no time playing with the snow. But then he throws a snowball at what he thinks is a horrible monster! Scared to bits, he runs to find Big Parsnip, but is reassured when he finds out it is only a snowman. Parsnip then has the joy of making his very own Snow Parsnip
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Snails can live in many different shells. The shells can be large or small, depending on the size of the snail and what kind it is. The shell can also be of a variety of colors. Other animals can also live in shells.
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In Algebra, sometimes we are given points and asked to write an equation to describe them. This video clip describes the methods we can use for writing an equation to describe a table. For example, if the table describes a line, we use the y-intercept and calculate the slope to write the equation. To fully understand this concept, students should know how to plot points and how to interpret graphs. (1:15)
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2.6 The surface

David A. Rothery Teach Yourself Planets, Chapter 6, pp. 66-75, Hodder Education, 2000, 2003.

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Look at the Moon even with the unaided eye, and you will see that it has dark patches on a paler background (Figure 2). This simple observation picks out the two distinct types of crust on the Moon. The paler areas are the lunar highlands, and the darker areas are the lunar 'seas' or maria (singular: mare). Both the highlands an
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Watch video of ABC News political analyst and National Public Radio senior news analyst Cokie Roberts presenting “Insiders’ View of Washington, D.C.,” on March 28, at Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium. The event was part of the university’s Project Dialogue series, which is dedicated to creating opportunities for students, staff and faculty to engage in public discourse and dialogue in ankeep reading »
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Semaine 4 : Formats des documents numériques

Cours 2 : Paramétrer son environnement
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3.1 The origins of domesticated dogs

Archaeologists and biologists agree that dogs (Canis familiaris) were the first species to become domesticated. Francis Galton, Darwin's younger cousin, suggested at the end of the 19th century that domestication began when humans captured and raised wolf puppies. The resulting adults ate scraps of human food, assisted in hunting and acted as guard dogs around camps. Among the evidence in support of this hypothesis is the observation that tribal people all over the world take wild anim
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Deze bijdrage beschrijft:

  • wat hooi is;
  • de werkmethode hoe hooi wordt bekomen;
  • de verschillende vormen van hooi: hooibalen, hooirollen, eerste snede, tweede snede;
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3 A global view of Earth history

Figure 3, below, shows how the Earth's continents have drifted across the globe over the past 550 million years. This is a reconstruction of continental configurations of the Earth's landmasses during the Phanerozoic Eon. Note how northern and southern parts of the British Isles (red) were dispersed over two continents/tectonic plates until the end of the Devonian (a–d), and that all the landmasses formed one supercontinent during the Permo-Triassic (f).


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As part of the ongoing Bagley Wright Lecture Series, poet and Wave Books editor Joshua Beckman gives a lecture on poetry. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6572
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