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The Stories of Eva Luna

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Stories of Eva Luna

INTRODUCTION: Although not necessarily a sequel to Eva Luna characters in these stories taken up the blockbuster novel to offer a broader view of the author's literary universe. Belonging to a later generation called Latin American boom, Isabel Allende is based on the so-called magical realism mixed with clear references to the political and historical situation of the continent. Here dictators parade, farmers, and women-lovers with a vocation for the inevitable feminist breathing air along the reading-however, the author manages to develop characters beyond what is traditionally read in the story. Their stories are surprising for their elaborate decision-consistent and logical with a touch of magic and mystery.

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Marx and Nietzsche Comparison

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Comparison: Both authors are considered as the philosophers of suspicion. Despite the great differences between them, the philosophies of Marx and Nietzsche show the shortcomings of the founding notion of subject, which had been the starting point on which modern philosophy had developed. Both have noted how the basis of the notion of conscience is hidden: key social, economic and ideological (Marx), a morality received and spawned from a grudge against life (Nietzsche). The notion loses its regulator. Marx is a materialist view, influenced by Hegel's dialectic: everything is matter. Its design is "historical materialism": the political and social changes occur from changes occurring in the material basis of society, modes of production. For

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Fog Summary

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SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS

In the first chapter tells of Don Augusto Perez, a singular man, everyday, for a rainy day goes out for walks. From there, looks at a woman and follows her to his website, where he was the caretaker. It had been so fascinated with this woman, q asked all he could to the concierge about her life.

In the second chapter, Augustus returns to his home where he is greeted by his servant. Throughout the morning he stayed in his office fantasizing about women. After some sleep, he began to write a letter to Eugenia. When I finish, he went to the home of Eugenia. On the way the cross, but did not much, and headed home. When you get him back to ask the concierge and told him that I had another suitor.

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Journalistic Text

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Newspaper article: opinion: "editorial.-articulo-d fondo. news columna.estructura d: s consisting of: holder, lead and body entering or d the holder may be accompanied noticia.el d antetitulo and subtitle, and should get the conative function by concision and wit, when the news is long, there may be intermediate holders, the entry is a brief summary d the news, highlighting in bold or cursiva.El body is the development d the intro (7 W), inverted pyramid-shaped d-ordered according to importance q gives the journalist, journalistic semiotica dl TXT: siguients ls to be considered: a) page. The + important is the 1st, and is second in importance the last, then they always + importance of the pares.Asi q odd pages, a notice placed in 1st pag, will... Continue reading "Journalistic Text" »

Summary of book: An Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepulveda

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SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS
FIRST CHAPTER:
In this chapter, the few inhabitants of the idyll and a handful of travelers coming from the neighborhood gathered at the dock, waiting to be served by the dentist Rubicundo Loachamín that soothed the pain of patients with a rare oral anesthesia.
Patients, clutching the sides of the chair, responded by opening her grief over her eyes and sweating profusely, some wanted to withdraw from their mouths impertinent hands of the dentist.
Meanwhile in the distance I could see the small crew of Sucre, who brought with bunches of green bananas and coffee beans. This would reach the Idyll, the dentist just finished its work, this then sail Nangaritza the river to where it empties into the Zamora and four days after
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Radio Navigation

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-108.35 MHz can only be: an ILS frequency.

-3D RNAV fixing gives you: Horizontal and vertical profile guidance

-A 2-dimensional RNAV system has a capability in the: horizontal plane.

-A 3-D RNAV system has capability in: a horizontal plane and the vertical plane

-A 3-dimensional RNAV system has capability in: the horizontal plane and in the vertical plane.

-A Cat III ILS glidepath transmitter provides reliable guidance information down to: the surface of the runway

-A Category 1 Instrument Landing System (ILS) ground installation provides accurate guidance from coverage limit down to: 200 feet above the runway threshold

-A cumulonimbus cloud in the vicinity of an aeroplane can cause certain navigation systems to give false indications. This is particularly

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Casa de lucas

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-"ASDA" (Acceleration Stop Distance Available) is: The length of the take-off run available plus the length of stop way (if stop way provided) .

-"Cabotage" refers to: domestic air services ;

-"Clearway" is defined rectangular area established to: Permit aircraft to make a portion of its initial climb to a specific height.

-"Code letter D" shall be chosen to identify a taxiway used by aircraft having an outer main gear wheel span of less than 9 m. The taxiway width shall be: 18 m.

-"Distress" differs from "Urgency" because in the first case: There is a serious and imminent danger requiring immediate assistance.

-"Instrument runways" are the following runways intended for the operation of aircraft using instrument approach procedures:  Non precision

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Radio Navigation and Principles of Flight

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·"A line connecting the leading- and trailing edge midway between the upper and lower surface of a aerofoil". This definition is applicable for: THE CAMBER LINE
·"Flutter" may be caused by a:
COMBINATION OF BENDING AND TORSION OF THE STRUCTURE
·"Flutter" may be caused by a:
DISTORTION BY BENDING AND TORSION OF THE STRUCTURE CAUSING INCREASING VIBRATION IN THE RESONANCE FREQUENCY
·"Tuck under" is caused by (i) which movement of the centre of pressure of the wing and (ii) which change of the downwash angle at the location of the stabiliser:
(I) AFT (II) DECREASING
·"Tuck under" is the:
NOSE DOWN PITCHING TENDENCY AS SPEED IS INCREASED IN THE TRANSONIC RANGE
·"Tuck under" is the:
THE TENDECY TO NOSE DOWN WHEN SPEED IS INCREASED INTO THE TRANSONIC

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Radar

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1.      What is the purpose of the HL-suppress buttom?

To switch off the HL temporarily

 

2.      What is the purpose of the drift control?

Used to ground stabilise true motion display

3.      What is the purpose of the brilliance control?

Adjust signal intensity on the display

4.      How to reduce beam width distortion?

Reduce gain

5.      Which course should be fed in to a stabilised radar picture?

True course

6.      What is the purpose of the VRM control?

To measure distance accurately

7.      Marine radar bearing accuracy is generally?

Not so good

8.      It is a requirement to have The HM-suppress button spring loaded?

Yes, it is an IMO requirement

9.      What is the minimum display diameter required

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Adiós, Cordera!

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ABSTRACT
The story is about twin boys: Pinin and Rosa, who along with Lamb and his father, Anton Chinta, live in the meadow Somonte and are discovering different ways around the progress represented by the train and the post telegraph. Children when they see the train pass for the first time are excited, however, Cordera get nervous. As time passes, children and Cordera, barely notice its presence. Moreover, the father of the boys, not to sell to the Lamb, because it was like a mother or grandmother to his children, his wife having died some time ago. A man offered him more than he requested but he refused to sell. In the end, when the landlord came to visit and to realize what was their economic status Cordera decided to sell a lower price.... Continue reading "Adiós, Cordera!" »