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Methods of Describing Auctions on Ebay - The general public buys things based on their need for them. This leads to question what the need is. In most cases, the need is to purchase an item for an intended purpose. An example would be buying a tie for an interview. In other cases, the purchase is motivated by the connection to the item or the way one feels when presented with that item. The way an item is described is going to appeal to different audiences. When discussing the effectiveness of describing an item, the majority of the audience is going to be influenced by factual information, therefore making the description more effective....   [tags: personal, factual, purchase] 561 words
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Describing a System of Knowledge - Any idea which is not conceived using fundamentally sound principles is going to be filled with layers and sub-layers of inaccuracies, inconsistencies, and half-truths. As those same misleading, ideas are used to create others, the system of small logical flaws compounds, multiplies, and creates wide variances between the provable facts and clear fallacies. A foundational group of irrefutable truths must be created in order to facilitate the development of truly accurate, consistent, and fulfilling ideas in the world of knowledge....   [tags: Philosophy ]
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Describing the Human Respiratory System - ... The alveolar ducts and alveoli consist primarily of simple squamos epithelium, which permits rapid diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Bronchioles The conducting zone includes all respiratory passages from the nasal cavity to the terminal bronchioles; they conduct air to and from the lungs. Respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts and sacs, and alveoli which have thin walls through which gas exchanges are made with pulmonary capillary blood are respiratory zone structures. Alveoli The alveoli are located in the respiratory zone of the lungs, at the distal termination of the alveolar ducts and atria....   [tags: human anatomy, breathing]
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Group Dynamics: Criterias for Describing a Group - BERNAMA: ACase Study Generally, a group can be defined as more individuals that are connected to each other by social relationship (Forsyth, 2006). Something should be noted that, most of organisations are consist of several people who work together in particular situations and times (Gordon, 2001). There are four criteria in describing a group; i) the members of the group must perceive themselves as a unit; ii) rewards must be provided by the group to its members; iii) if anything happens to one of the members in the group, the other members should feel the affect; and iv) they must sharing a common goal....   [tags: interrelations, unity, muslim, quraish]
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Describing The Obelisk - Describing The Obelisk Whether you are driving past it on the freeway or it catches your eye as you leave the movie theater, the obelisk that stands in front of the Irvine Spectrum Center is a commanding sight to see. The 50-foot high fiber optic wonder is an impressive display of ancient shape and modern technology. During the evening hours, the needle rhythmically fades from one color to another, changing shades and hues. In daylight, it is a gleaming white beacon to all who look on....   [tags: Egypt Monuments Essays]
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Describing Risk-Based Decision Making - Describing Risk-Based Decision Making In addition to participating in two forums in week seven, the final assignment is to complete a four to five page paper on risk-based decision making. What is risk-based decision making. Risk-based decision making is an organizational procedure that processes the likelihood of unwanted outcomes into a structured format to better help stakeholders make informed choices. This paper will draw upon the various lecture presentations from weeks one through seven, the class textbook and other applicable resources to more fully describe how risk-based decision making requires consideration of the following questions: • Can risk be reduced....   [tags: risk analysis, controls]
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Describing a Museum in Copenhagen - Describing a Museum in Copenhagen The sudden, swift, severe summer storm caught me totally unaware. I was walking down Oakenmere Road when the clouds started to build. I looked around as I huddled under a large, dead oak tree. Almost all of the houses on this abandoned street were too badly damaged for me to take shelter in, except for one. The house loomed impressive and morbid in the greenish-black sky. A flash of lightning briefly illuminated the house. The windows were broken, but the superstructure seemed sound....   [tags: Papers] 586 words
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Describing How a Business Works - Describing How a Business Works Introduction For this unit I will give a clear description of the activity, aims and objectives of my chosen business, a description of four functional areas of the business including human resources. Descriptions of the equal opportunities of employees are safeguarded by legislation, an explanation of different functional ways to communicate with each other and external contact. The company I have chosen for this unit is Tesco the reason I chose Tesco is because it is a very successfully growing company....   [tags: Papers] 2436 words
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Describing Allah in Human Terms - Describing Allah in Human Terms Every person in this world has one important belief. Be that in religion, money, power or family life. Many people have this one belief in particular. One that causes conflict, but also brings about happiness and celebrations. Religion and God. It has existed over thousands of years. Islam is the second largest religions among the world with approximately 1.3 billion followers. Many people have their own views on Allah and they can neither be described as true or false because we humans do not have the answer....   [tags: Papers] 687 words
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Describing The Economic and Political Climate of The Haitian Culture - In researching the culture of Haiti there was a plethora of information describing the economic and political climate of the country, and limited resources regarding the people and culture specifically. I began to wonder if these factors weren't directly responsible and relatable to the culture of the Haitian people. When I looked at Haiti from this perspective a picture of their people began to emerge. A sad and varied culture. Haiti became an independent nation on January 1st, 1804 after a group of escaped slaves from the plantations on the island revolted under the leadership of a Voodoo priest....   [tags: limited resources, poverty, slave]
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Describing 7.3 L Injectors and How They Are Put Together - This senior research project is describing how 7.3 litre injectors and how they are put together, how they operate. This project will teach you all about 7.3 litre injectors, test them, and know how they work. There are many parts to an injector, internal and external. All the parts have a very specific job of what they do and how they do it. All the parts work together and with some oil pressure your injector fires. There are many internal parts to the injector. Starts with a barrel then moves down to a plunger then there is a check valve, below that is a spacer with the nozzle springs inside of it, lastly is the nozzle....   [tags: senior research project] 755 words
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Describing all Phobias, but Particularly Coulrophobia and Monophobia - Introduction In this paper I will be describing phobias and fear, but more specifically coulrophobia (the fear of clowns) and Monophobia (the fear of being alone). I also will describe possible causes of phobias, the history of phobias, how fear is helpful in small amounts, what fear does to someone and how to defeat it. Fear is present in all people but some more than others and I would like to know why. The definition of a phobia is “an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something”....   [tags: extreme fear]
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Describing Phantom Limb Experience - Describing Phantom Limb Experience Of people who have had body parts amputated, about 80 percent experience some sort of phantom limb sensation. This experience, which can range from severe shooting pain to merely feeling the presence of the absent limb, most often occurs in amputees but sometimes manifests itself in individuals whose limbs have been missing since birth. The sensations patients experience are not necessarily of the same strength, location, or duration from occurrence to occurrence, and the frequency of episodes often fluctuates over time....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Describing Love - Describing Love Love is the ultimate prize in life, the gift that I am most thankful for. The description of love is found in every smile, every pounding heart, and the sweet taste of every single kiss. Love is an emotional feeling deep inside the human soul. Love is the basis of every day life, and it gives us the power to feel so affectionately for one another. I would give up just about everything in my life for love, because I could never be more thankful for anything else. Love is found on the battle field of two passion driven hearts....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive, Description] 629 words
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Describing Lenin - Describing Lenin " A cruel tyrant, bloodthirsty and ruthless in his determination to seize and hold on to power" " He devoted his whole life to the interests of working people and to the building of a better society." Which of these two descriptions of Lenin do you think is closes to the truth. After several uprisings, demonstrations and a coup attempt, finally by mid October 1917 the Bolshevik movement gained pace and the Bolshevik revolution began between 25-27 October,as a result; the Provisinal government ministers were arrested and the 2nd Congress of the Soviets...   [tags: Papers] 995 words
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Describing Dunkirk - Describing Dunkirk From what I have learned about Dunkirk, it is possible to say that it could have been seen as a victory and also a defeat for the British. When the Second World War first began in September 1939 Germany had started to invade Poland and as a result of this France and Britain joined in an alliance and declared war on Germany. By the 10th May 1940 Germany had begun their invasion of France using the Blitzkrieg Method. On the 20th May Germany had reached the coast and trapped Britain and France at Dunkirk the only port remaining....   [tags: Papers] 2983 words
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Describing Dunkirk - Describing Dunkirk On the 20th May 1940the allied troops were trapped by the Germans on the Northern coast of France. The allies consisted of the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F), the Belgian Army and the ten best divisions of the French Army. It was on this day that Churchill gave the command for the evacuation to take place, to Britain by ship, following advice from Lord Gort (leader of the B.E.F). Rommel was advancing from the north and Degaudier from the south trapping the troops....   [tags: Papers] 3906 words
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Describing My House - Describing My House My house has often been referred to as 'Amytiville', since the sun rarely shines in the back garden. However the enclosed front garden is a perfect spot for sunbathing as there are no houses on the opposite side of the road, only a marvelous view of Barry Docks. It is an old Victorian three-storey house and stands between two others just like it. They are bigger than the other houses along that road because (rumour has it) they belonged to some Victorian ship-owners or perhaps Admirals....   [tags: Papers] 415 words
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Describing the Filter Feeding of Invertebrates Such as Mussels - Describing the Filter Feeding of Invertebrates Such as Mussels This essay will be analysing the occurrence of filter feeding and demonstrating it as a unique adaptation for marine mammals. It will also analyse how filter feeding, combined with invertebrates such as mussels, produces a complex, yet distinctive foraging strategy. This essay will also discuss the features of molluscs and how they are adapted to use their features to aid their particular means of feeding, including the full process of how this form of consumption occurs....   [tags: Papers] 898 words
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Describing Stylistics as a Concept in English Studies - Describing Stylistics as a Concept in English Studies Definition Stylistics applies linguistics to literature in the hope of arriving at analyses which are more broadly based, rigorous and objective. The pioneers were the Prague and Russian schools, but their approaches have been appropriated and extended by radical theory in recent years. Stylistics can be evaluative (i.e. judge the literary worth on stylistic criteria), but more commonly attempts to simply analyse and describe the workings of texts which have already been selected as noteworthy on other grounds....   [tags: Papers] 1055 words
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Descriptive Essay- Describing Bass Guitar - Description paper You can describe an object a few ways. Depending on what that object is, you have to decide on the best manner of analyzing it. If you were describing a musical instrument like a bass or guitar, the physical description might be sufficient. However, to a musician there's a lot more to it. Sitting in a music stand in the corner of a room right now is a bass. This bass looks very simple to the eye, but actually has a lot more detail than you think. To the normal eye, someone sees a smooth body shape with a long wooden neck overlapping and continuing vertically up....   [tags: description essay, observation essay] 433 words
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Reflective Report Describing My Team's Role in Identifying HR Issues - Individual Reflective Report In this report, I will be describing my role in helping the team meet its goal by identifying HR issues the Line managers would need to consider and outlining an action plan to discuss these matters. I will also give evidence of my contribution to the team work and how I assisted in the completion of the team goals. I ruminate the persuasiveness of our argument was respectable as we covered the main points of Sunny Communication case study, to implement a tactical action plan for the line manager to overcome the issues presented in case study....   [tags: line manager, research, case study, ] 626 words
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Use of the Fences Metaphor in Describing Racial Injustice - Use of the Fences Metaphor in Describing Racial Injustice in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, the Song "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", and August Wilson's Fences In today's world it is difficult for young people to get a good handle on the past. This is especially the case when talking about the history of African-Americans in the United States and the "consequences of racial injustice" which they faced. Toni Morrison shares her thoughts on this topic in her novel The Bluest Eye through the use of the metaphor, " the hem of life." This idea of marginalizing African-Americans was used well to describe the hardships of most African-Americans throughout...   [tags: Fences, The Bluest Eye] 1662 words
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Describing Biblical Parallels In Hawthornes "rappaccinis Daughter" - Describing Biblical Parallels in Hawthorne's "Rappaccini's Daughter" In Hawthorne's “Rappaccini's Daughter,” many biblical parallels can be found. The story duplicates the chapter of genesis in the bible in many ways. Ranging from the characters, to the setting, and even the deadly plant in the story. The account of Adam and Eve in Genesis 1-3 is extremely similar to the situation of Giovanni and Beatrice in the story. In both “Rappaccini's Daughter” and the Genesis chapters in the bible, lush, beautiful gardens are the setting....   [tags: essays research papers] 409 words
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Describing Tsar King Alexander II's Time in Power - Describing Tsar King Alexander II's Time in Power To a certain extent, Tsar King Alexander II was a false liberator, however from closer examination, it is not clear cut and there are strong arguments to suggest the contrary. The reasons for the view that Alexander was a false liberator are that firstly, the Crimean war saw Britain, France and Turkey dealt an unexpected and resounding defeat to Russia, who until then was regarded as a superpower. This therefore made change and reform inevitable....   [tags: Papers] 1151 words
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Describing Shylock of William Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice - Describing Shylock of William Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice When then Merchant of Venice was written, the religion in this country was Christianity. Anybody who was not of that religion was looked down upon, especially those who were Jews. They were treated despicably, so as the play starts and as Shylock is introduced as a Jew it is certain that he is going to be depicted as the lowest of the low, as being mercenary and sadistic. However, as the play progresses we see another side of Shylock, we see him as the victim of many years of Christian abuse, both verbal or physical, and we can see that his behaviour is understandable due to the persecution he has suff...   [tags: Merchant of Venice Essays] 826 words
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Describing Two Works of Art - Abstract In this assignment, I will provide the information on two, specific work of Arts that are unconventional. Therefore, after all the research that I preformed I actually discovered more than two, of course, but I decided to go with the most interesting to me. Justin Gignac created the first work of Art that I choose and the second one I choose was a building. The building is located in Sopot, Poland and it is called The Crooked House. In ending, this paper will have all the information about the work of Arts and the facts that back up the reason for the Artwork being unconventional....   [tags: Art Essay, Art Appreciation]
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Describing the Business of Farming in O Pioneers! by Willa Silbert Cather - Describing the Business of Farming in O Pioneers. by Willa Silbert Cather Willa Sibert Cather was born in Virginia, December 7, 1873. At the age of nine, Cather's family moved to Nebraska. Willa fell in love with the country, with the waste prairies of the Nebraska. In her life, Willa worked for different journals and magazines and received many honorary degrees, even the Pulitzer Prize. Her literary life was extremely influenced by her childhood in the wild country. In her life story, I actually didn't find any trace of doing a business relative to farming, or running a farm on her own....   [tags: O Pioneer Willa Silbert Cather Farming Essays] 1167 words
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Describing a Natural Disaster - Written Task 1 Good morning everybody, by now all of you will have seen the morbid and shocking images on television. Known to man as one of the most damaging, disastrous and detrimental typhoons in history, Super Haiyan ravaged through our entire country leaving nothing to spare. Within a split second those which were known as our most prized possession were instantly consumed by the monstrous typhoon. Our initial reports show that this monstrosity left a wake of massive destruction that is unthinkable, unprecedented and horrendous....   [tags: written assignment] 719 words
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Describing Catholic Lent - ... The remainder is there to help achieve a spirit o humility and sacrifice. The distribution of ashes comes from a ceremony of ages past. Christians who had committed grave faults performed public penance. On Ash Wednesday, the bishop blessed the hair shirts, which they were to wear during the forty days of penance, and sprinkled over them ashes made from the palms from the previous year. Then, while the faithful recited the Seven Penitential Psalms, the penitents were turned out of the church because of their sins -- just as Adam, the first man, was turned out of Paradise because of his disobedience....   [tags: religious holidays]
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Describing Cell Division - ... It then divides to form two new respective cells during cytokinesis. Mitosis occurs solely in eukaryotic cells and the process differs in various groups (Raikov, 1994). Mitosis is split into distinct stages. Cells spend a minor part of their time involved in cell division. Somatic cells spend the bulk of their functional lives in a state known as Interphase. While in interphase, a cell carries out all its normal functions and when necessary readies for cell division. A cell preparing to divide in interphase, can be divided into three phases G1, S and G2.When a cell is ready to divide it enters the G1 phase....   [tags: dna, mitosis] 793 words
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Describing What Flash Fiction Really Is - What is flash fiction exactly. Well, it really has no definitive definition. It is broadly described as, “a short story in miniature, a work of art carved on a grain of rice - something of import to the artist or writer that is confined and reduced, either by design or outcome, into a small square space using the structural devices of prose line and paragraph form with the purpose of creating an intense, emotional impact” (Masih XI). So in layman's terms a very, very, very short story meant to make your feel intense emotions in a short amount of time....   [tags: short story genres]
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Defining and Describing the GNU Public License and Its Role - ... The first version of the license was the version 1 its goal was to let this license to be used for any kind of projects and to make those projects possible to share a code. The next version released was the second version or the version 2 in 1991. The second version of the license was aiming to grant some rights for the users to copy the unmodified source code of a program and be able to distribute it, as what had been stated at section 1. Users can also be able to modify a source code of a program and be able to distribute the modified source too, according to section 2....   [tags: computer opeating systems] 808 words
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Describing a Research on Emerging Leaders for Social Justice - Purpose The purpose of this article is to discuss the qualitative research of the authors, who looked at the experiences of graduate students from an educational leadership program as they implemented their action research. (Jacobs, Yamamura, Guerra, & Nelson, 2013, p. 91). The graduates focus on becoming a leader for social justice in their individual schools. The research explores the issues and successes of implementation through critical race theory lens. CRT can be applied “to explore dimensions of race, power, and privilege” (Jacobs et al., 2013, p....   [tags: students, leadership, critical thinking]
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Hippocrates on Mental Disorders: Describing Schizophrenia as Melancholia - 1.1 Introduction: Depression is commonly understood as an individual’s feelings of sadness or a general undermining of the individuals normal functioning which has a direct effect on the individual themselves and also their family and friends. A man by the name of Hippocrates, who was described as the father of western medicine, initially described an individual’s low mood as “Melancholia”. Hippocrates described melancholia as having specific mental and also physical symptoms. In its 2400 year history, the term melancholia has changed its meaning numerous times....   [tags: clinical depression, hippocampus] 2562 words
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Describing a personal experience in helping the community - Two lunchtimes a week I take part in my school’s Earth Dwellers Recycling Club. I take part in recycling as I feel that I am actually making a difference to the local environment’s current litter pollution issues. By recycling, more pollution is cut down from our school, and hopefully, our school fraternity will look up to our example and perhaps be inspired to do the same in their future years. I also hoped to gain skills such as teamwork, social-skills, and any other to be achieved. The school does not have to pay extra fees to hire garbage collectors within school, so a lot of hard labour and money is saved....   [tags: essays research papers] 899 words
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Describing ICT Systems of Blockbuster Video - The Company The name of the company that I will be reviewing is called Blockbuster Video which is a video rental shop. The branch that is described is a branch in Greenwich; this is where my work placement took place, so I have good intelligence of their current ICT system. The purpose of Blockbuster is to retail different types of media products to the customers, e.g. Video Cassettes, DVD's, Games Console Games and other entertainment products. This company is using ICT as much as it can to make the company save time and to be successful....   [tags: ICT Essays] 1141 words
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Describing the Interaction of the Components of the Autonomic Nervous System in a Relation to the Stress Response - Crisis is an event that is unplanned, unwanted, and dangerous and leads to hard decision making. There are many different types of crisis such as economic crisis, mental health crisis, situational crisis, social crisis, adventitious crisis and many more. Every type of crisis affects people more than we think and know. There is always someone who loses and who gains during a crisis. People who lose are usually the ones who are affected the most such as losing a job, losing a family member or someone close to them, losing their homes and sometimes even their own lives....   [tags: reaction to different types of crisis]
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Describing the Patterns and Financial Cost of Hospital Resource Utilization by Children with Leukemia - ... The authors identified a previous study in which the research was also supported by. A gap in information was also stated as “more research is needed to determine the drivers of higher costs for children who die…targets for cost-saving interventions can be identified (2009).” The research article did not clearly state a hypothesis, but it was deduced that the total cost of both the inpatient and outpatient treatment of children with the two cancers identified was going to be very costly. Sample size was clearly identified to the readers as “the final sample consists of 223 children, ages 0-19, who had a first time contact for treatment for leukemia or CNS tumor at the clinical site betw...   [tags: article analysis, care, costs, survival]
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Exploring the Reliability of Sources Describing Activities of US Servicemen in Vietnam - Source F is an abstract from an article published by the New York Herald Tribune on 25th April 1965. The New York Herald Tribune may have been a left-leaning, anti-war newspaper, although this is sheer speculation and there is no proven evidence to support this. Its focal point is on the alleged American involvements and actions during the Vietnam War. It shows the brutality of the crimes the US soldiers were expected to commit, although some did it for enjoyment and others it was completely accidental....   [tags: vietnam war, american history] 1717 words
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Describing the Overlap of Information Between Local, Sate, and National Government Issues - Syphilis is a reportable disease that physicians and clinicians are required to report. Local, state, and national government agencies use the information to monitor rates and trends of the disease. The data collected is also used to identify outbreaks rapidly and to design and target interventions. The purpose of this paper is to describe the overlap of information between local, state, and national government agencies. This paper will address the type of structure seen between the levels of government, the functions at each level of government, and how each level works together....   [tags: syphilis,publlic health,community health]
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Describing the Moment I Met My Baby Niece - I stood there in amazement. A tingle surged throughout my whole body. It was a rush of excitement I had never felt before in my life. When my eyes hit her angelic little body, they froze and I couldn't think or acknowledge anything else around me. The world seemed to stop, hold its place in time, just for that perfect moment. While she slept I stared at this precious little angel. My hands quivered as I slowly reached down to touch her little fingers and feel the softness of her skin. I ran the tips of my fingers very gently across her smooth face, and right away, I fell in love....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples] 808 words
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Describiing Dame Rip Van Winkle in Rip Van Winkle by Washington Carver - Rip Van Winkle Project Part 1: -Washington Irving describes Dame Van Winkle’s demeanor towards Rip Van Winkle as “a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use”. Most bladed tools like knives are used to cut things, and often need to be resharpened as the blades wear down over time. But Irving states that with common use, sharp language or cursing will not have “to be resharpened” and will eventually be used without thought. Dame Van Winkle is known for her hot temper and berading of Rip anywhere he goes to try to escape from her....   [tags: neighbors, revolutonary war, sleep]
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Alexander the Gerat by Philip Freeman - I enjoyed reading Freeman's book and I think that I would use a similar method if I were to write a book about Alexander. He wrote the book as a story describing what the figures may have been thinking and feeling giving the reader a look into the mind of a Macedonian far from home on campaign in asia. Describing battle scenes he make the reader feel the battle describing pain, fear, anger, and more. Rather than a dry and clinical text book approach to the history of Alexander he gives a more visceral approach similar to a fantasy novel....   [tags: book review and analysis] 661 words
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Description of a Just Society in Book III of Plato’s Republic Socrates - In Book III of Plato’s Republic Socrates is describing his “just society”. He uses the metaphor of people being made of metal to describe which class they belong in. He uses an example of “some men the power of command, and in the composition of these he has mingled gold, wherefore also they have the greatest honour”. He then describes the next class of people being made of silver, who are to be “auxiliaries”, which is describing some sort of warrior. The final two classes of people he describes are composed of brass and iron, which will be the “husbandmen and craftsmen”....   [tags: talent, social classes, utilitarianism]
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Brief Analysis of Some Parts of Truman Capote´s In Cold Blood - Pages 131-134: “Until Perry was five…I ever had, really sensitive and intelligent…” This passage when Capote begins to introduce Perry more in depth. From his childhood to later on in his life. Perry’s way of life as a child was a tough one, in which his mother put him in a “catholic orphanage. The one where the Black Widows were always at me. Hitting me. Because of wetting the bed…They hated me, too.” Capote’s use of short sentence syntax creates the effect of emphasizing the horrible and dramatic conditions Perry had to live with....   [tags: Orphanage, Murder]
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Creating a Feeling, Establishing a Mood - Set a mood. The tools that can be used are detailed descriptions and accuracy in structuring sentences. The author who wrote Of Mice and Men (the story regarding George Milton, Lennie Small, their dreams of one day owning land, and what they do to try to achieve that dream) does just that. One of the book’s key features is the method in which the various settings are written and described. In his novel, Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck sets a mood with each setting by the use of eloquent and vivid, or simple and plain descriptions, and different types of sentence structures....   [tags: Of Mice and Men, Analysis] 809 words
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The Backstory of Lady Mary Pierrepont's Turkish Embassy Letter - ... One of the famous one was “The Turkish Embassy Letters”, she wrote this letter while she was traveling to the Ottoman court with her husband. Also, at this time woman were not published but it didn’t stop her from writing. Like the French “Precieuses”, she circulated her poetry to friends and was more interested in satire, wit, and sex than sentiment. She also was a journalism editor and published her own periodical “The Nonsense of Common Sense”. By writing her letters while traveling and using her personal and sentimental style, she engaged the style “travel writing narrative”....   [tags: smallpox, inoculation, travel] 529 words
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Perceptions of London in William Blake's London and William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge - Perceptions of London in William Blake's London and William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge William Blake, who wrote 'London', and William Wordsworth, who wrote 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' are two poets from the Romantic period of the nineteenth century. Both have written a poem describing their feelings for the city of London, but they were written ten years apart. This is shown when reading the poems, as the each gives a very different perception to the other....   [tags: Papers] 486 words
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