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The Street by Octavio Paz - ... He uses words like this to give the poem a melancholy mood. The poem has a mysterious and mysterious mood to it, yet even though Paz does not use many literary devices in this poem it is still interesting and a great poem. “The street” is unlike most poems Octavio Paz has written; it’s not a traditional poem. To begin with this poem is a free verse poem, the only words that rhyme Is “street, and feet”. What free verse means is meaning it is a kind of poetry that has no real rhythm or pattern, so you can put words together in all sorts of ways....   [tags: Latin American poetry analysis essay] 923 words
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Analysis of Octavio Paz´ Poem: The Street - ... The narrator describes a feeling that “Someone behind me also stepping on stone, leaves”(5). In the dream, the feeling that is expressed may be showing that someone is following the narrator, but when he turns to see who it is, there is no one there. In daily life, many people get ahead and reach success. This is an example of what the narrator means when the poem states, “I walk in the blackness and I stumble and fall” (2). This meaning that one walks alone and tries to get things in order....   [tags: Following, Alone, Nobody]
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Blake's London versus Paz's The Streets - "Streets"     William Blake's "London" and Octavio Paz's "The Street" both use streets as symbols. Blake analyzes the traits of the different social groups on an everyday encounter while out on the streets, whereas Paz's poem encompasses the feelings of a man on a particular journey down a street.  This is just one of many similarities in the two poems.  Both poems exude an intimate feeling of discontent, yet both are for very different reasons.  Blake's poem deals with the external conflict of a politically unstable London, while Paz's poem deals more with the internal conflict the narrator experiences as a result of low self worth....   [tags: Poetry William Blake Octavio Paz]
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Supernatural Character in Octavio Paz's Short Story, My Life with the Wave - ... 264). It seemed like love at first sight, she refused to go back "No, her decision was made. She couldn’t go back. I tried sweetness, hardness, irony." (pg.263) "I explained to her that it was impossible, that life in the city was not what she had been able to imagine with the ingenuousness of a wave that had never left the sea."(pg. 263) "She cried, screamed, hugged, and threatened. I had to apologize." (pg.263) The wave is not a person; she is a thing with human emotions. The wave symbolizes a woman who is madly in love....   [tags: relationship, human emotions, love]
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Antony and Octavio - Chronological analysis of the strengthening of Octavius compared with the errors made by Antony. DATE (BC) Factors affecting Antony Factors affecting Octavius 42BC Battle of Philippi. With Lepidus, Antony led an armed force into Macedonia to face the conspirators who killed Caesar. The "Republican" conspirators had 19 legions at their command (about 120000 men), against the triumvir's 28 legions (about 170000). The triumvirs won resoundingly, and the leaders (Brutus and Cassius) committed suicide....   [tags: Antony Octavio Essays] 1267 words
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The Poetry of Paz - Literature possesses a multitude of forms similar to poetry. It adheres to the human emotion as well as the human senses: sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch. Poems have the ability to express a story whether it be literal or metaphoric regardless of its length text wise. However, through the author’s use of imagery and diction, the reader is subject to envisioning and capturing the image purposefully being conveyed. In the eyes of renowned poet and essayist, including many other occupation titles, Octavio Paz states, “words refer to another word” (6), therefore stories are independent to their length....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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The Failure of High Street Retailers - Based on retail change theories, explain the failure of high street retailers. A Case Study of Comet The recent financial meltdown that started unfolding in 2008 had a massive toll on businesses and impacted economies around the world. Adversities of the economic fallout were felt by a plethora of business sectors. Starting from the financial sector, the contagion then moved to the automobile sector, and later infected a number of downstream industries that owed their business viability to easy access to cheap credit that characterised the pre-crisis macroeconomic environment of the developed world....   [tags: Death of High Street Retailers]
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Street Dancing In Salt Lake - Could you imagine having the title of originating street dancing in Salt Lake City. Being famous for starting a brand new attraction in Salt Lake City. I can, and I have the power to do it. Street dancing in Salt Lake City can involve into something great, into a huge exciting attraction. I know Salt Lake has what it takes to bring dance talent to the floor. Salt Lake is growing in population more and more every day. Not only the population, but Salt Lake has a huge rave scene, full of thousands of diverse people who none stop dance threw out the night....   [tags: dancing, street dancing,]
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LGBT Rights on Wall Street - Two important trends facing Wall Street are its expansion of LGBT employee rights over the past decade and its entrance into non-traditional banking centers. These trends are interrelated and deeply affect the LGBT community. As Wall Street has greatly improved its treatment of LGBT employees, it has an opportunity to share this accepting attitude as it expands into new markets. The 1980s were notorious for rampant homophobia on Wall Street, where traders routinely screamed “faggot” on the trading floor and a closeted culture prevailed throughout firms....   [tags: Wall Street, Employee, Trends] 879 words
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Urban Renewal: Clean Up Barton Street - Urban Renewal is something Hamilton is currently working on doing. We are surround by all these streets that are all boarded up and a lack of jobs surround us. Solution. Take those buildings and create something new. Renew Hamilton and make it a thriving beautiful city that all want to visit. We’ve already taken a few steps to doing this with Locke Street. Locke Street is one of the busiest commercial streets in the area. It has been that way since the 1850’s although the focus of the street has changed its has always been a thriving commercial street....   [tags: dirty, unsafe street, buildings]
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The House on Mango Street and Esperanza’s Relationship with It - Throughout the course of Mango Street, Esperanza’s relationship towards her house change. As time passes her feelings about the house itself change and the emotional impact of the house of her changes as well. Esperanza’s house on Mango Street symbolizes her Mexican culture. For so long she has wanted to leave it. She envisions a different type of life than what she is used to - moving from house to house. “this house is going to be different / my life is going to be different”. One can look at all the things she envisions - the "trappings of the good life" such as the running water, the garden etc....   [tags: Mango Street, culture, Esperanza,] 536 words
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Analysis of Leadership as Depicted in the Movie Wall Street - Preface This report is an analysis of Leadership in the movie Wall Street (1987), directed by Oliver Stone. This report explored the concept of leadership and how it depicted in the movie. The reports explain leader’s use of power and influence tactics. As the report proceeds it shows leader’s attributes and style and how it influences on movie character’s action and the environment in which they operates. In the end, it gives an analysis of the effectivness of the learder. This reports justify analysis based on existing theroy, research evidence and empiricallly grounded data....   [tags: Wall Street Movie]
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An Analysis of the Relationship Between Corporate America and Wall Street in Liquidated by Karen Hos - ... New investment bankers have to work a hundred plus hours weekly and even their social lives are taken over. Tight social circles are formed and this will make up their new Wall Street way of life. From the first orientation, ideas of riches and a better life flood new recruits heads. “Show me the money. You will be making more money then you every dreamed possible”(Ho, 25). Wall Street employment is also precarious. Investment bankers get the idea that they are easily liquidated and they ride the wave as long as possible and then except the lay off....   [tags: wall street, domination, profit] 1083 words
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Beauty in The House on Mango Street - Beauty in The House on Mango Street “Someday, I will have a best friend all my own. One I can tell my secrets to. One who will understand my jokes without me having to explain them” (9). These are the longing words spoken by Esperanza. In the novel The House on Mango Street, Esperanza is young girl experiencing adolescence not only longing for a place to fit in but also wanting to be beautiful....   [tags: House Mango Street Analysis] 927 words
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An Analysis of The House on Mango Street - An Analysis of The House on Mango Street In the novel, The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros describes the problems that Latino women face in a society that treats them as second class citizens. A society that is dominated by men, and a society that values women for what they look like, and not for what is on inside. In her Novel Cisneros wants us to envision the obstacles that Latino women must face everyday in order to be treated equally. In the Book women are looked upon as objects by men whether they are boyfriends, friends fathers or husbands....   [tags: House Mango Street] 1519 words
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Cisneros' The House on Mango Street - Sometimes in life, people wish for things they do not have. No matter how hard people wish on a star or on a candle, the wishes never seemed to be answered. Everyone has felt that bitter disappointment on Christmas morning when they finally realize that they were never going to be able to get what they wanted. This is the same exact feelings that the characters in Cisneros' The House on Mango Street. Unlike us, the disappointment for these characters last throughout their childhood. Esperanza, Rachel, Nenny, Sally, and Lucy are among the kids growing up on Mango Street....   [tags: Cisneros House Mango Street] 984 words
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The House on Mango Street - The House on Mango Street At the novel's end, Esperanza declares that she is too strong for Mango Street to keep her forever. What is the nature of her strength. How does Cisneros establish this characteristic elsewhere in the book. Esperanza feels she is too strong to live on Mango Street. She feels her life would be better if she lived somewhere else. She wants to leave Mango Street so that she can find herself. Esperanza knows that she is not like the others on Mango Street, and she wants to move to a place "with trees around it, a big yard and grass growing without a fence" (page 4)....   [tags: House Mango Street] 481 words
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The House on Mango Street - The House on Mango Street This book is so powerful because Sandra Cisneros gives a first-hand account of the everyday magic and misery of young Esperanza, simultaneously applying themes of her desire for escape and love for the people and bittersweet childhood of Mango Street. In many other novels of this sort, the dialog comes across as an extended complaint, a long and tiresome negative report of how down-trodden and hopeless is a given situation, and how arrogantly nonchalant are those who benefit from or cause it....   [tags: House Mango Street] 451 words
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The House on Mango Street - As a young girl, Esperanza is a young girl who looks at life from experience of living in poverty, where many do not question their experience. She is a shy, but very bright girl. She dreams of the perfect home, with beautiful flowers and a room for everyone. When she moves to the house of Mango Street, reality is so different than the dream. In this story, hope (Esperanza) sustains tragedy. The house she dreamed of was another on. It was one of her own. One where she did not have to share a bedroom with everyone....   [tags: The House on Mango Street Essays] 1057 words
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Street Gangs: Removing them from the community - Street Gangs are becoming popular in many cities across the country. According to the Department of Justice's 2005 National Gang Threat Assessment, there are at least 21,500 gangs and more than 731,000 active gang members (Grabianowski). Gangs bring fear and violence to neighborhoods, drugs, destroy property, involve youth in crimes and drive out businesses. When you have gangs in a community, it affects everyone in the community. An alarming amount of young adults are joining gangs and becoming involved in illegal activity....   [tags: Street Gangs, Big Cities, New York, California]
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Obtener Paz en el Mundo - La paz es un valor muy importante para la vida de las personas, sus familias y también para el mundo entero. Se consiste en una serie de valores y comportamientos que rechazan la violencia y previenen los conflictos tratando de atacar sus causas para solucionar los problemas mediante el dialogo tratado (“Valores humanos para,” 2003). Es el acto de respetar al prójimo y mediar para hallar la armonía que permite una buena calidad de vida en la convivencia de una sociedad (wikipedia.com). Algunas claves para la paz y para una mejor sociedad son la no-violencia, amabilidad y cooperación y finalmente teniendo compasión con los demás....   [tags: violenica, respetar, sociedad, compasion] 584 words
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The House on Mango Street Cultural Values - The House on Mango Street Cultural Values Sandra Cisneros' strong cultural values greatly influence The House on Mango Street. Esperanza's life is the medium that Cisneros uses to bring the Latin community to her audience. The novel deals with the Catholic Church and its position in the Latin community. The deep family connection within the barrio also plays an important role in the novel. Esperanza's struggle to become a part of the world outside of Mango Street represents the desire many Chicanos have to grow beyond their neighborhoods....   [tags: House Mango Street] 415 words
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The House on Mango Street Cisneros's Style - The House on Mango Street Cisneros's Style Sandra Cisneros's writing style in the novel The House on Mango Street transcends two genres, poetry and the short story. The novel is written in a series of poetic vignettes that make it easy to read. These distinguishing attributes are combined to create the backbone of Cisneros's unique style and structure. The novel has confused many critics and readers because it reads like poetry, yet in actuality it is a narrative. Cisneros admits that many of the vignettes are "lazy poems." This means that they could be poems if she had taken the time to finish them (Olivares 145)....   [tags: House Mango Street] 466 words
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Symbols and Subversion in 13 Happiness Street - "13 Happiness Street" is a political satire which relies largely on the subversion of conventional symbols to convey its message. By subversion, I mean the process by which Bei Dao uses unconventional meanings of conventional symbols to undermine accepted literary norms. That is, he offers in place of the common associations of a symbol, another symbolic association that draws its meaning from the context of the narrative. Indeed, the very meaning of the narrative is couched in the language of metaphors and symbols....   [tags: 13 Happiness Street Essays]
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Street Pharm by Allison van Diepen - The book that I chose to do is Street Pharm by Allison van Diepen, the book has 297 pages, the reason I chose this book is personally I am tired novels taking place years before I am born. This novel pertains to urban problems and one kids' attempt to survive in the pressures of present day Brooklyn. Within the novel, there are several subplots, one being his love interest, Alyse, and Ty's fight to stay in school. As well as, his fight not to lose money or control of his territory. It is interesting to watch this young man, balance these things in his life and not let them interfere with each other....   [tags: Street Pharm Diepen] 963 words
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Ann Petry’s The Street - Ann Petry’s The Street In our society of today, there are many images that are portrayed through media and through personal experience that speak to the issues of black motherhood, marriage and the black family. Wherever one turns, there is the image of the black woman in the projects and very rarely the image of successful black women. Even when these positive images are portrayed, it is almost in a manner that speaks to the supposed inferiority of black women. Women, black women in particular, are placed into a society that marginalizes and controls many of the aspects of a black woman’s life....   [tags: Black motherhood Petry Street Essays] 1247 words
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Review of Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City - For this assignment I decided to read the book Code of the Street: decency, violence, and the moral life of the inner city by Elijah Anderson. This book is about how inner city people live and try and survive by living with the code of the streets. The code of the streets is basically morals and values that these people have. Most of the time it is the way they need to act to survive. Continuing on within this book review I am going to discuss the main points and arguments that Anderson portrays within the book....   [tags: Elijah Anderson, respect, street crime, family]
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Review of movie Wall Street - Review of movie Wall Street In the big city of New York there always exist those who push the envelope a bit, and stretch the law. One such man played by Michael Douglas makes money buying and selling others' dreams. He is a stock speculator; but one that succeeds based on illegal inside information. As he puts it "I make nothing, I own" Released in 1987, Oliver Stone's Wall Street is a representation of bad morals and poor business ethics in the business world. It also shows the negative effects, bad morals and poor business ethics can have on society....   [tags: Stock Market Wall Street Film Essays Papers] 838 words
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The Character of Carol Kennicott in Main Street - The Character of Carol Kennicott in Main Street The protagonist in this story is Carol Kennicott. She is a young woman attending college in St. Paul Minnesota. She wants to go somewhere in her life. She has gone out and gotten a college education so that she won’t have to be a house wife. She has an outgoing personality and is continuously trying to change the things around her. She meets a man named William Kennicott. They fall in love and move to the small town of Gopher Prairie. While there Carol tries to change her home, as well as all of the other buildings in town....   [tags: Main Street Carol Kennicott Essays] 1390 words
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The House on Mango Street and the Style of Sandra Cisneros - The House on Mango Street and the Style of Sandra Cisneros Clearly, Sandra Cisneros' writing style is one representative of a minority voice. Her amazing style allows her readers to take an active part in the minority experience. For this reason, I believe Cisneros has had a lot of influence and success in the status of minority writers, especially in the canon of what is read and taught in schools today. But, more than anything, Cisneros has shown that liberation can come through creativity and literature, and not just through geographical excursion....   [tags: House Mango Street]
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Analysis of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros - After having read the novel “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros I will now concentrate on the background of the novel that moved Sandra Cisneros to write it by investigating the novel with special regard to its different dimensions. 1. The Novel 1.1 Summary The novel “The House on Mango Street” is written by Sandra Cineros. It deals with family, neighbourhood and dreams of a young Mexican girl, Esperanza Cordero growing up in Chicago. The novel begins when the Corderos move into a new house on Mango Street in the Latino section of Chicago....   [tags: The House on Mango Street Essays]
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The American Dream in The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros -      The American Dream, yes everybody has one, it can be from living in a large house and having a million dollars to just having the privilege to live in America and try to make something better for themselves in this new life or new start they are trying to grasp. There are many traditions and dreams of every American today while some dreams are practical and some are not and most of all their dreams are from the heart. The American dream is really simple--it consists of a house a job a car three kids and one dog but this is not always the case....   [tags: The House On Mango Street] 1509 words
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Importance of the Monkey Garden in The House on Mango Street - Importance of the Monkey Garden in The House on Mango Street Life as a kid is effortless, where the only motive is to have fun. Some people never want to have responsibility and complexity that comes with being an adult as they realize they must take accountability sometime. Likewise in "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros, Esperanza tries her best to avoid is renegade against the normal expectations of women on Mango Street. Esperanza's only way to avoid having to become part of the adult world around her, is by entering The Monkey Garden where she gets to be a kid....   [tags: House Mango Street] 845 words
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Creation of a Sense of Place in 12 Edmondstone Street - Creation of a Sense of Place in 12 Edmondstone Street            Malouf is very skilled in creating a sense of place in 12 Edmondstone Street. This essay examines the different techniques he uses in describing 12 Edmondstone Street and Tuscany. The section set in Brisbane is seen through the eyes of a young boy, giving the reader a very clear impression of his views about and feelings towards the house. Malouf has conveyed this by basing 12 Edmondstone Street on the idea of coming back into ordinary daily life and living out what it is that you’ve seen in that moment of epiphany Malouf does this through the boy’s views, thoughts and feelings by conveying them through images and de...   [tags: 12 Edmondstone Street] 1753 words
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La Complejidad de las Misiones de Paz - ... Por ello la capacitación y la sensibilización al género es primordial para enfrentar el problema. La complejidad de las misiones de paz es muy grande y se requiere de la unión de varios elementos para hacerlas posibles: presupuesto, equipos, efectivos, reglamentos y leyes; que deben cumplirse para que estas logren el éxito esperado. Se requiere también, de una exacerbada capacitación del personal tanto de carácter militar, como en derechos humanos, siendo estos últimos muy importantes, y que evidentemente es necesario priorizar para salvaguardar el prestigio e imagen no solo de las misiones, sino dela paz en general....   [tags: consejo de seguridad, resolución 1325] 626 words
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Morals and Ethics in the Movie Wall Street - Morals and Ethics in the Movie Wall Street The movie 'Wall Street' is a representation of poor morals and dissapointing business ethics in the popular world of business. This movie shows the negative effects that bad business morals can have on society. The two main characters are Bud Fox played by Charlie Sheen and Gordon Gekko played by Michael Douglas. Bud Fox is a young stockbroker who comes from an honest working-class family but on the other hand, Gordon Gekko is a millionaire who Bud admires and wants to be associated with....   [tags: Film Movie Wall Street Investing Market Essays] 926 words
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Octavio Ocampo - Every person has feelings. These feelings are aroused by a catalyst. A touch, a smell, a sight. When a person does art, his or her duty is to titillate the viewer. His or her work must be passionate, captivating and able to be thought about. When an artist renders a piece, be it a painting, water color, sculpture, dance or poem, he or she must inspire the viewer to come back and look at it a second and a third time. The artist must expand his or her mind to engulf others. Octavio Ocampo has accomplished all this and more....   [tags: essays research papers] 3260 words
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What a Home Really is in The House on Mango Street - What a Home Really is in The House on Mango Street “Home is where the heart is.” In The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros develops this famous statement to depict what a “home” really represents. What is a home. Is it a house with four walls and a roof, the neighborhood of kids while growing up, or a unique Cleaver household where everything is perfect and no problems arise. According to Cisneros, we all have our own home with which we identify; however, we cannot always go back to the environment we once considered our dwelling place....   [tags: The House on Mango Street Sandra Cisneros]
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Toomer's Seventh Street, Depicts Life and Issues in the Prohibition Period - Toomer's Seventh Street, Depicts Life and Issues in the Prohibition Period Toomer captures very deep thoughts in his writing in fairly simple language. The way he works his ideas into the text is amazing. In "Seventh Street," an excerpt from his larger work, Cane, Toomer blends ethnic ideas together while speaking about issues that involve the whole public spectrum. He begins with a four-line verse that draws the reader in and helps him to visualize the setting. Money burns the pocket, pocket hurts, Bootleggers in silken shirts, Ballooned, zooming Cadillacs, Whizzing, whizzing down the street-car tracks....   [tags: Toomer's Seventh Street Essays] 1006 words
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Class Politics in 45 & 47 Stella Street and Everything That Happenes by Honey - Class Politics in 45 & 47 Stella Street and Everything That Happenes by Honey The story of 45 & 47 Stella Street and everything that happened (Honey, E 2000) is written from a first person narrative perspective. This is evident from page 5 of the book when the narrator, Henni introduces herself to the reader and does not from change from Henni to another narrator throughout the text. The reader sees the story through Henni’s point of view of the world around her. The implied reader would be aimed at children around the same age as Henni so the reader can relate to her....   [tags: Stella Street Analysis Honey] 907 words
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Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street - Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street The story of how a stupid horse and a wagon on Mulberry Street grows into a story that no one can beat. The adventure of Marco, and the things that he saw on Mulberry Street, began during the summer of 1936. Ted and Helen set sail for Europe aboard the new luxury liner, the M.S. Kungsholm. Ted, finding it impossible to settle while a summer storm hammered the ship, strode from one Kungsholm bar to another. While sipping on vodka on the rocks, he took a piece of stationery and started scribbling a rambling plot that began with “a stupid horse and wagon.” As the ship plowed the sea for eight days, the chugging rhythm of its engines re...   [tags: Dr. Seuss Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street]
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Wall Street-Financial Markets and Management in Corporations: Examined - Wall Street: Financial Markets and Management in Corporations The film Wall Street is a movie that portrays the corruptness that can exist on Wall Street. Bud Fox is trying to establish a name and a living for himself, and thus he has the endless task of trying to increase the number of clients that he represents. In the end he is taken by the prospect of becoming rich, and it would seem that to do this requires illegal actions, such as insider trading. It is quite amazing how this can, almost overnight, lead to great riches and power....   [tags: Wall Street Film Movies Films Papers Business]
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Sculptures in James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk - In Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself, Douglass describes his overseer as “a man of the most inflexible firmness and stone-like coolness” (Andrews 181). He adds that his mistress’s “tender heart became stone” (Andrews 188). When he first tries to free himself from such people, Douglass ends up “all alone, within the walls of a stone prison” (Andrews 208). Throughout these references, the image of stone is repeatedly linked with the stonehearted and dramatic Caucasian oppression of African-Americans....   [tags: James Baldwin Beale Street Could Talk Essays]
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Ballad of Pearl May Lee in Gwendolyn Brook's Street in Bronzeville - Ballad of Pearl May Lee in Gwendolyn Brook's Street in Bronzeville Gwendolyn Brook’s “Ballad of Pearl May Lee” came from her book called Street in Bronzeville. This book exemplifies Brook’s “dual place in American literature” (Smith, 2). It is associated with Modernist poetry, as well as the Harlem Renaissance. This book is known for its theme of victimizing the poor, black woman. “Ballad of Pearl May Lee” is a poem that uses tone to represent the complex mood of the ballad. While tone and mood are often used interchangeably, there are differences even though they often work together in a poem....   [tags: Ballad Pearl Gwendolyn Brook Street Essays]
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Rolling in the Street - ... Although Alta, already runs successful programs in Washington D.C. and Boston, Alta should have not used New York City as the place to try out their new software. As a consequence, the use of their new software for Citi Bike caused delays in launching and problems with docking the bicycles ever since. As mentioned in the State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli article, this is one of the risks faced in PPPs since Alta was promising too much, and the DOT, due to the lack of experience in bicycle sharing, was having unrealistic expectations....   [tags: department of transportation, public, private]
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The Lonely Street - ... It is so beautiful and powerful that it can drive people insane for the desire of wanting it. This scene is so unbelievable, unreal, and visionary. Maybe in the next second when I blink my eyes, they will disappear just like a dream that has never existed. This dream is so fragile that if I have touched it, it will break like a bubble and disappear in the air traveling through somewhere that I can never reach. Looking around, I discover that the massive trees standing at both sides of the street are more or less symmetrical....   [tags: short story] 621 words
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What Makes U Street, U Street - As one emerges from the dark depths of the metro and receives a quick breath of fresh city air they are quickly overwhelmed with the sights and sounds of U Street. Depending on where you are, you may smell coffee and an overwhelming aroma of chili and cheese from Ben’s Chili Bowl as cars whiz by. As you are facing Ben’s Chili Bowl and look to your left it is clear that the urban renewal, that began in the mid 1990s, has been effective with many nice new buildings and luxury condominiums. However, as you look to your right, the drastic changes that U Street has experienced become evident....   [tags: Community Analysis]
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The True Value of Street Art - Mention the word graffiti and what typically comes to mind is something unpleasant and distasteful like indecent language scribbled on a wall of a store or crude pictures. Most graffiti is characterized as vandalism on property that does not belong to the culprit. Graffiti also displays negative graphics that promote some type of vulgar message such as violence, sex, drugs, gangs, and racism. On the other hand, when the terms “street” and “art” come together, a blast of colorful creations upon blank slates on the street comes to mind....   [tags: When Does Graffiti Become Art?]
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The Street Children of Latin America - An eight or nine year old boy with dirt in his face, wearing ripped jeans, shoes and a dirty shirt doing his best to stop one of a thousand cars in order for him to wash the windshields of a car for a miserable wage. This young man was struggling to carry a large container with soap and water and a small red rug which he held with his small, left hand. His facial expression revealed fear, doubt and resignation. The inside of me wanted to cry and at the same time, I wanted to take him with me and give him a warm cup of milk....   [tags: Homelessness]
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Castro Street Under the Spotlight - Castro street, a street that is located in the heart of San Francisco City and starts from Waller and Divisadero streets on the north, running down southwards through Noe Valley and the 24th Street up to its intersection with the Glen Park to the farthest end, is a domiciliary name not only in expansive city of San Francisco but virtually in all parts of the world. The young, old, rich and poor all talk about the San Francisco’s street and its sprawling gay communities within the business district for one reason or the other despite it having the same fundamentals as any other street....   [tags: San Francisco, Gay Community, History]
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Throwing Garbage on the Street and Neglect - ... Once, I was walking on a street of Shantinagar, and my eyes struck a hoarding board. That hoarding board was advertising a school. And in the bottom of the hoarding board, it read ―250 meters ahead‖. And, while I was coming back the same street, the same hoarding board read ―250 meters ahead‖. The problem here is the same distance sign existing in the both sides of a hoarding board, and the reason -―Negligence‖. Clearly, where should a person head to if he/she‘s searching for the same school and happens to strike the same hoarding board....   [tags: personal reflections] 579 words
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Street Gangs in the United States - Street gangs in this country can probably be traced back to the first wave of Europeans who migrated to the colonies for a better life for themselves and their families. Many of the first gangs were formed as a means of self protection, with the thinking that there is simply strength in numbers. The missions of gangs in today’s society have grown and emerged to include many violent criminal avenues, including drug trafficking, prostitution, money laundering, and extortion but the original thinking that there is strength in numbers remains true....   [tags: gangs, USA,] 1393 words
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The Tragedy on the Street of Flowers - José Maria Eça de Queirós, though not worldly renowned, is arguably the greatest Portuguese novelist of his time. In 1877, he wrote a novel titled “The Tragedy of the Street of Flowers” (“The Tragedy”); however, it was not published until many years following his death. The novel is a tragic love story about a cocotte (prostitute) named Genoveva de Molineux and a lawyer named Vítor da Silva. The story follows the love between these two individuals which ultimately leads to the death of Genoveva....   [tags: José Maria Eça de Queirós]
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The Bistro on Patrick Street in Waterford - ... This can be very costly and it is important to remember that a decent cash flow is critical in all business." (totalsuccesscenter.com ). 5 "Customer relations... Customers are where the money comes from, so in many ways this is the most important success factor."( totalsuccesscenter.com) Type of business There are many types of business such as sole trader, partnerships, franchises, co-ops and companies, I have chosen to run my shop as a sole trader. "Sole trader – the oldest form of trading there is, it’s also the simplest and the most common type of business you’ll find....   [tags: business plan] 3420 words
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The Occupy Wall Street Movement - Occupy Wall Street has been called many things including: unfocused, ungrounded, and silly. Others coin it as “America’s first internet-era movement” (Rushkoff). In quintessence, Occupy Wall Street is a series of protests and demonstrations that oppose the influence that corporate greed has on American Democracy. The protestors manipulate marches and nonviolent demonstrations to express their dissatisfaction with the state of American Politics and economy. This relates to the political science concepts of power, performance democracy, and protective democracy....   [tags: Social Studies]
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Google Street View and Privacy - In May 2007, Google added an innovative feature to Google Maps, called Google Street View. Street View provides 360 degree views of addresses from street level. Google cites many possible uses for the technology, such as showing long-distance friends and family your house, checking out the handicapped accommodations at establishments in advance, or previewing potential vacation rentals. Street View is available for most major metropolitan areas in the United States as well as selected countries abroad....   [tags: Technology]
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Street Artists and Their Work - When using the words “street art” to describe someone’s work, you are generally stating that their art is displayed for the public eye to see, and could be used through graffiti, stickers, posters, sculptures, or even video projections. Street artists’ main focus is to reach out to the public presenting something with ample amount of meaning without restrictions from the formal art world. The anonymity of street art interests me because I find it more expressive than formal artwork. I see it as a way to get people’s attention in an altered condition and getting their point across (whether it requires thought or is obviously stated)....   [tags: Formal Art, Graffiti]
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The Street I Grew Up On - The street I grew up in is called Maru-a-Pula way, although my parents resided in a different area almost thirty kilometers away. Maru-a-Pula is known for its quiet, posh nature, but also for its crime lords; most do not know much about the school though. I remember the first day I moved there to become a boarder. It was a bright, sunny, cloudless day with the birds searching the sky. Regardless of the pathetic fallacy, I was terrified; I did not plan to move out of my parents’ house at the tender age of fifteen....   [tags: drug lords, high school,] 697 words
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The Wall Street Crash of 1929 - Imagine yourself in a situation where you could never eat enough in a day because you weren’t sure there would be a meal waiting for you the next day. Imagine if those considered poor fell from even greater heights and landed in an even deeper pocket of desperation. Imagine if the poorer you were and the hungrier you became. The hunger rendered you weak and with this weakness you began to find it difficult to think clearly and to function properly. Imagine if you needed to find work to support a family, but you could not muster the strength to look for a job because you needed to first find food to get the energy to move....   [tags: great depression, basic necesities]
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The Man at 221B Baker Street - ... Doyle solved this just how Sherlock would, by talking about someone couldn’t leave the hotel because the porters would know, and that someone would have definitely seen him leaving the hotel, but he couldn’t anyway, and if he really wanted to escape, why go to hotel. that would give him away. Doyle was the real life Sherlock Holmes. Doyle kept on writing Sherlock Holmes stories until his death, due to the love the fans had for his character, he made stories about jewel thieves, bank robberies and even cryptic messages....   [tags: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Shelock Holmes]
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The House on Mango Street - When I grow up, I want to be a black gum tree. Black gum trees are known for their internal strength. Instead of dwelling on outward beauty, they spend more time focusing on their inner growth and developing their core. Only after they have achieved this goal can they produce beautiful fruits that draw animals near to them. Any surfaces that the berries touch are stained as to say, “I was here and made a permanent difference.” After they have utilized their outward influences, they use their internal scars and hollow places to protect the animals surrounding around it....   [tags: Character Analysis, Esperanza] 1182 words
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The House on Mango Street - In The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, there is an emphasizes on how rough it is to be part of the low economic class . Through her words you can create an image about the way poverty affects children. She goes through the book making great remarks on the topic. The different experiences that Esperanza goes through have a lot to connect with her family's financial status. She specifically describes her feelings about the poverty they live in through three of her short stories. The three short stories in which poverty seems to be an obstacle are The House on Mango Street, Our Good Day, and Chanclas....   [tags: Sandra Cisneros, poverty, Chanclas, Our Good Day]
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Wall Street and A Millionaire - ... The trader seems to be thinking hard, but the answer is, he just does not know. He is not even sure how to think about the question. He spends all day trying to make as much money as he possibly can, and he cheerfully bends and breaks the law to make even more millions, but somehow the concept of "enough” eludes him. Like all gamblers, perhaps he is not really even interested in money, but in the action. Money is just the way to keep score. The millionaire is a predator, a corporate raider, and a Wall Street shark....   [tags: Economy, Money] 876 words
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Green Street Hooligans, a Review - It seems it is unusual for a woman to enjoy this type of movie as the violence is extreme; however, when that violence is based on true events and is essential to the growth of the character it becomes easier to accept. The fighting portrayed in this movie falls into that category; it is something that young people often become involved in to demonstrate their power and it can only be hoped that they learn early enough that there is a better way to stand your ground and prove your worth. Director Lexi Alexander’s Green Street Hooligans begins with a brawl in the London underground but quickly cuts to Matt Buckner (Elijah Wood), a journalism student at Harvard, clearing out his dorm room; he...   [tags: Movie Review]
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Street Gangs of Los Angeles - Once we finished watching the documentary street gangs of Los Angeles two theories were most prevalent in my mind for why there was gang formation in that area. The first being Travis herschi’s “social bonds”. Second being Walter miller’s “focal concerns”. Social bond theory is not a crime causation theory but a pro social behavior theory that helps explain deviance. This theory identified four social bonds that promote adherence to society’s laws and values. The four bonds being: attachment, commitment, involvement, and belief....   [tags: Film Critique] 1055 words
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The Murder Down the Street - ... Never having turned on the lights, the killer might not have known this room to be so dusty. Suddenly elation hit Cook making his heartbeat rise. Quickly pointing with the still-lit flashlight, he spilled to Patrolman Grant, “Look, on the floor. See that trail of prints. They lead from the back where he broke in. I’m thinking after almost being caught in the alley. He broke in and afterwards he moved right up to the window here, looking at everything that happened through that crack in the plywood....   [tags: personal narrative] 1554 words
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The Wolf of Wall Street - Jordan Belfort is the notorious 1990’s stockbroker who saw himself earning fifty million dollars a year operating a penny stock boiler room from his Stratton Oakmont, Inc. brokerage firm. Corrupted by drugs, money, and sex, he went from being an innocent twenty – two year old on the fringe of a new life to manipulating the system in his infamous “pump and dump” scheme. As a stock swindler, he would motivate his young brokers through insane presentations to rile them up as they defrauded investors with duplicitous stock sales....   [tags: jordan belfort,fraud, stockbroker]
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Sexual Behaviors of Street Workers - ... This study revealed that majority of participants were in the age group of 14–20 and 21–30 years, the majority of participants were divorced, poorly educated and started sex work for more than 3 years. All participants had heard about HIV/AIDS, and 98% were good knowledge about HIV transmit through sexual contact and none was aware of HIV can transmit through infected needles or injecting drug use. About 75% were aware that HIV can prevent by using condoms, but condom use with partners was ‘sometimes’ 79%, ‘never’ 15%, and ‘always’ 6%.32 A survey was carried out in Meru, Kenya to know the practices of anal intercourse and dry sex among 147 self identified FSWs....   [tags: survey, std, condoms, ] 650 words
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The Filippino Street Children - ... Nutrition is a foreign concept as the children struggle to find food of any type and in any condition. The nature and complexity of these struggles are key components to understanding how these atrocities can be abated. From plentiful research comes a clearer understanding of the situation, followed by an exploration of key points and finally a proposal for furthering the reach of organizations set on limiting or eliminating these dreadful circumstances. This paper will outline the most prominent threats to the lives of street children in the Philippines and then discuss key cause for these horrific events....   [tags: constructivist and bevahioral analysis] 753 words
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Stability at Home vs. Fear in "Kindred" by Octavia Butler - Kindred by Octavia Butler has been a respected novel since its publication in 1979. In Kindred Butler provides readers with suspense until the last page. It provides readers with two definitions of a home. Home is a place where you feel safe where you have a family to come to when you are having a horrible day at work or at school. Home is a place where you share good and bad times with family and friends. A home is place of stability in your life. A home isn’t a place that you are scared to go to....   [tags: Kindred, Octavia Butler, ] 1273 words
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Book Nerd, Street Geek - We’ve all heard it time and time again, college is the way to reach the light at the end of the tunnel, but is that necessarily true. Well it depends on the person you ask. Someone in college would tell you book smart’s is the way to go. On the other hand, asking a teenager who lives in an area with high gang and criminal activity more than likely will tell you that street smarts are what keep him “above water” every day. Individuals that have book smarts may have a world full of information but without any real life-experience how can that information be applied, because we all know that after college comes the “real world”....   [tags: Human Intellect]
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Occupy Wall Street (OWS) - Zuccotti Park, one of the many fairly unknown and generally unassuming parks in New York City, was quiet and peaceful on the morning of September 17th, 2011. This was not to remain, however, as it would soon become the center of a global movement, and with it gain the attention of the entire world. For it was in Zuccotti Park where Occupy Wall Street (OWS), a movement in which protestors “occupy” public spaces 24/7 to bring awareness to their cause, began. This movement started as a way to bring awareness to grievances the protestors had with the actions, and the government’s response to those actions, of Wall Street banks and financial institutions before, during, and after the financial cr...   [tags: The Occupy Movement]
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Front Street in Lahaina - As my feet touch the pavement, I can already feel the excitement in the air. All around me people are walking around, shopping or just plain browsing. It’s the peak of tourist season on Front Street in Lahaina town and the masses of people never seem to come to an end. As far as you can look down the road all you can see are people walking, riding bikes or driving. The feel in the air is carefree, full of excitement and completely contagious. I can’t help but notice the spring that has come to my step, as I remember coming to this very place as a child, then as a teenager, now as an adult....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place] 869 words
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Occupy Wall Street America - Occupy Wall Street America Occupy Wall Street was initiated by the Canadians, a Canadian group called Adbusters, and another small member group forming in New York of the United States. The New York group began in a building near Wall Street by a small group of people. Some of these people were from the local area and from Egypt, Spain, and Japan. Some of them had been at the demonstrations in other countries. The members in New York gave themselves the name, New York City General Assembly (NYCGA)....   [tags: Current Events ]
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Occupy Wall Street Movement - Occupy Wall Street Movement If heavy student loan debt , soaring tuition fee, climbing taxes, plummeting financial aid, nose-diving employment opportunities, exacerbating inequality between common people and wealthy class, are some of the issues that infuriate you and lead you to blame government’s generous bailing out failed banks and other financial institutions then you cannot not know about Occupy Wall Street(OWS) movement. List all information you know about your subject Occupy Wall Street is one of the top 10 US protest movements inspired by popular revolts against authority in Egypt and Tunisia which finally led to toppling of their respective presidents....   [tags: Political Science]
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White Collar Street Crime - White-Collar Crime or Street Crime: Which is More Costly to Society. What is crime. Merriam-Webster defines crime as “an act or the commission of an act that is forbidden or the omission of a duty that is commanded by a public law and that makes the offender liable to punishment by that law” (Merriam-Webster). There are many types of crime but the two this paper will focus on are street crime and white- collar crime. There is no definitive definition of street crime, but it is generally thought of as crime that occurs in public such as theft, robbery, car theft, arson, drug dealing, and vandalism....   [tags: Costly to Society] 1202 words
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Wall Street Journal Insights - Wall Street Journal Insights Cobra Kai* This paper serves to identify and glean information from relevant areas of inquiry through desk research for designing a future marketing campaign. The overarching theme is the Wall Street Journal brand, top competitors, and millennial readership but also shows insight into legality, digital media, and exploring cultural memes. The Brand: Trust VS Innovation The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) operates under Dow Jones, which was acquired by News Corp. News Corp is a media conglomerate owned by Rupert Murdoch since 2007....   [tags: marketing, social media, competition] 2532 words
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Nightmare On Elm Street - I was one of the very many die hard Freddy fans who did not condone this remake, in fact I was heavily against it, but I always try to go in with an open mind no matter what my expectations are. This remake gave me pretty much what I expected. Unfourtantley Nightmare On Elm Street suffers the same fate that many of the remakes do now a days. For starters it relies way too much on phony jump scares that just don't do the trick for me, and it made the Cardinal mistake of picking an attractive cast instead of pure acting talent....   [tags: Film Review] 674 words
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Creative Writing: Street Fight - I took another punch to the jaw. I accidentally bit down on my tongue. Blood started to fill my mouth. It wasn't a fair fight by any means. I was attacked while sleeping by a team of five. I might have been seen as the best fighter on the streets, but I couldn't beat the best gang alone. I shouldn't have stole food from them earlier. "I'm disappointed, Willow. You don't live up to your reputation," Martin, the leader of the street gang, taunted as I spit blood. I sneered, "I'll show you!" I struggled, but the two boys kept me against the brick wall....   [tags: personal narrative] 1866 words
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Decent and Street People in the Code of the Streets by Elijah Anderson - Short Paper Assignment 2 Throughout the article “The Code of the Streets,” Elijah Anderson explains the differences between “decent” and “street” people that can be applied to the approaches of social control, labeling, and social conflict theories when talking about the violence among inner cities due to cultural adaptations. Anderson’s theory examined African Americans living in America’s inner cities that are driven to follow the “street code” and work to maintain respect, loyalty, and their own self-image....   [tags: social, control, label, conflict] 1687 words
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