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Arthurian Features in That Hideous Strength - Arthurian Features in That Hideous Strength                Tales change with every teller. Features may be added or subtracted, stories may be broken apart or combined. Often the story-teller will adapt the tale for his own purposes to emphasize some theme of his own. C. S. Lewis uses and modifies older sources in many ways in his novel That Hideous Strength, incorporating themes and portions of Arthurian literature to add color and emphasize the subjects of his plot.   Lewis includes many direct references to older Arthurian literature in his novel....   [tags: Hideous Strength]
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Morality In C.S. Lewis' That Hideous Strength And Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray - The crucial theme present throughout C.S. Lewis' "That Hideous Strength" and Oscar Wilde's "The picture of Dorian Gray" is morality, and how it can be influenced. The main characters in C. S. Lewis' novel, Mark and Jane Studdock, go through very contradicting paths and join opposite in objectives, organizations; at the same time they share similar feelings (solitude, confusion, paranoia) and carry out immoral actions in the attempt to run away from the problems. On the other hand, in Oscar Wilde's novel, the young, beautiful, inexperienced, naïve, Dorian Gray; influenced by his new friend Lord Henry Wotton, forgets his moral values and lives in constant pursuit of individual pleasu...   [tags: Wilde CS Lewis ] 754 words
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Contrasting The Styles of CS Lewis and William Gibson Using Neuromancer and That Hideous Strength - Contrasting The Styles of CS Lewis and William Gibson Using Neuromancer and That Hideous Strength The styles of C.S Lewis and William Gibson occupy opposite poles in the Science fiction realm; chronologically, sub-genre-wise, and most importantly, in terms of style. They differ significantly, in terms of use of language, tone and personal philosophy. Yet both are brilliant examples of great science fiction. Style is one of the most important elements in any written work, perhaps as much so as content....   [tags: Compare Contrast Literature] 1996 words
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Gregor Samsa Transforms into a Hideous Creature , Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis - ... He looks at a photograph of himself from this time and sees himself in “a lieutenant's uniform, his hand on his sword, a carefree smile on his lips, demanding respect for his bearing and rank” (26). The photograph makes it seem as though the uniform itself invests Gregor with strength, dignity, and purpose and further suggests that his transformation into a more abject being may not have occurred with Gregor’s physical transformation into a vermin. Perhaps Gregor’s legitimate transformation into a miserable creature took place after his life lost its purpose, after he left the army and adopted his family’s debt....   [tags: vermin, dehumanize, family debt]
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Animal Farm, by George Orwell: An Allegory to the Russian Revolution - In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the pigs take over Manor Farm and dominate the weaker animals by using a combination of strength, fear, and trickery. This book is an allegory to the Russian Revolution, which led to Josef Stalin’s rise to power and the beginning of his dictatorship. In the novel Farmer Jones symbolizes Czar Nicholas II and Napoleon symbolizes Josef Stalin. The animals overthrow their dictator, Farmer Jones, and eventually end up replacing him with another dictator, Napoleon the pig....   [tags: Strength, Fear, Trickery] 776 words
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Childhood Perspectives in Jane Eyre and Hideous Kinky - Childhood Perspectives in Jane Eyre and Hideous Kinky Charlotte Bronte was born in 1816 in Hamworth in Yorkshire. Her father was the vicar of the village she lived in. Her mother died when she was very young. With her two sisters, Maria and Elizabeth she was sent to a very strict boarding school where she was very unhappy. Both her sisters died of tuberculosis, which made her very upset. Jane Eyre was based on Charlotte Bronte's own experience and is a fictional autobiography. Esther Freud was born in London in 1963 almost 150 years after Charlotte Bronte....   [tags: Jane Eyre Hideous Kinky Essays] 2369 words
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Strength Training is Necessary for the Serious Athlete - Is your child dreaming of being a college athlete, a professional athlete, or an Olympian. Are you considering getting an extra edge over other athletes your child’s age. Is bigger, faster, and stronger better. The young athletes looking to move up to the next level are interested in improving speed, agility, and strength. Our youth are becoming increasingly involved in a more advanced level of competition with the hopes of obtaining their dreams of being the best at their chosen sport. It takes discipline to complete endurance and agility building exercises; thus you create a more disciplined athlete....   [tags: Strength Training]
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Why Intelligence is more Benefited than Strength - One may believe that intelligence is better than strength because without intelligence many people would not be alive today. Everyone needs to have intelligence to be able to know how to do a little bit. Many reasons why intelligence is more valuable than strength is because, in the Hobbit, Biblo outwitted Gollum in the dark cage and he also outwitted the spiders and Smaug. Without intelligence the dwarves and Biblo would have never been able to escape all kinds of trouble, also, for scientific reasons....   [tags: the hobbit, intelligence, gollum, strength]
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Product Success is Not a Reliable Indicator of a Company's Strength - There has been a debate among several academic scholars on the main sources of company strength, particularly when the powerful forces of globalization have introduced several micro and macro-environmental factors for assessing organizational performance (Ginter and Duncan, 1990; Nayak, 2011). One of the key areas of this debate relates to whether the best route to corporate strength is through product success (market-centric), or through the internal activities of companies. A second vital point that has driven this debate is whether other factors such as, resource capabilities, competitive advantage, market trends, product innovation, product value, consumer base and customer loyalty can b...   [tags: corporate strength, product success, innovation]
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The Capability of Human Strength in Markus Zusak´s The Book Thief - ... Leisel’s love for books evolves from mourning over her brother’s death to mutiny and retaliation against Hitler. She is able to understand the negative impacts of words. This expresses her developing strength since she opposes the evil effects of language. She does not confide with Hitler instead she stands out by committing to her own opinions and using her newfound power for good. During the bomb shelter, Liesel starts reading The Whistler aloud, eventually all of the frightened people in the shelter were captivated by her words....   [tags: strength, struggle, nature, society] 1020 words
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Strength In Unity - John Steinbeck wrote one of the great books titled The Grapes of Wrath and changed part of American history. In the novel, he creates a complex array of ideas, characters, and plot. One of the complex ideas Steinbeck creates comprises of the theme of unity between characters. This unity tests the members of the story to bring out their potential and show there exists strength and survival within the organization. Steinbeck demonstrates the theme of unity by the individual parts -- leaders, laws, and places of organization -- in the microcosm chapter seventeen while reflecting the theme into the Joad family chapters....   [tags: John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath]
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Effects of Strength Training on Strength - Effects of Strength Training on Strength The effect of resistance training volume on strength and muscle thickness was investigated by Starkey et al. (1) at the University of Florida center for exercise science. The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of different volumes of high-intensity resistance training on isometric torque and muscle thickness. Fifty-nine subjects initially participated in the study: 48 subjects (21 males, 27 females) completed the study. The subjects were all healthy untrained volunteers (age range 18-50 yr) who did not participate in any other form of training....   [tags: Papers] 1206 words
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Know Your Strengths: Strength Finder 2.0 - Know Your Strengths Strength Finder 2.0 Everyone has areas in which they’re naturally talented, and areas in which they’re naturally weak. It’s a byproduct of how our brain grows. Strong neural connections grow stronger with use and social reinforcement, and weak neural connections grow weaker over time. What that means to me is that we have certain areas of natural talent we can capitalize on, by focusing on doing the things we have natural potential doing and quickly develop areas of valuable strength....   [tags: talents, brain] 514 words
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Sexual Inequality in Disney Movies - We live in a world that is surrounded with beauty. Amazing skyscrapers, tall, strong buildings. A world that is now equal in all aspects in life, racially, sexually, physically. However, it can be said that this is not the case in the media. Beautiful women were portrayed weak while hideous women were characterized as evil. This essay will explore the sexual inequality in the disney movies Little Mermaid, Tangled and Cinderella . Little Mermaid, a disney filmed created in the 1950’s. A story based upon a mermaid princes who dreams to be a part of the human society....   [tags: pretty, weak, villians, hideous] 988 words
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Women: The Symbol of Strength and Endurance - Women have been considered to be the symbol of strength for many centuries. Women have often been forced to be in charge of the family when the male in the family couldn’t. There are many times during wars that the men have to go off and fight, they leave their women behind. Then these women have to not only continue their responsibilities and take care of their families, they also have to take over the men’s responsibilities. Women also have to leave the people and the places that they love so that they can be with their husband....   [tags: A Wagner Matinée by Willa Cather] 527 words
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The Strength of the Fist, The Power of the Heart - Without the ability to confront fears or trials or understand the suffering of others, any man or woman would be fragmented at best. Every human, every warrior, and every humanitarian is built to live with both a great deal of courage and compassion. These unique traits are two sides of the same coin that cannot be overlooked or undervalued. The ability to embrace people complete with all sorts of strengths, weaknesses, failures, faiths, and fumbles wholeheartedly is essential for establishing a high quality of life in any society....   [tags: genocide and Rowanda] 962 words
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Strength is In the Eye of the Beholder - In my quest to create a well rounded and A+ worthy essay about Shakespeare's As You Like It, I came upon key elements of popular culture pertaining to feminism and the rhetoric used to describe it. Of course, “strong female character” is a term thrown around plenty now days, however, I never took a moment to contemplate what it meant. Unfortunately, my research dredged up a plethora of unsettling ideas about what traits strong females posses, and has led me to think films should no longer portray what is now classically called “strong” and instead produce more realistic female characters, thus redefining a more positive representation of women....   [tags: Shakespeare's s As You Like It essay] 1303 words
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The Fire of Life and Strength of Iron - Iron is one of Earth’s most abundant elements. It is also one of the most interesting elements known to mankind. It is known as a heavy-duty metal, but humans also must ingest it in order to survive. Earth’s core is widely believed to be made up of this fascinating element. When heated, iron emits a golden glow as well as hundreds of tiny sparks in the same color. For every time it is put through a flame, broken down, and melted, it becomes stronger. Iron is impressive, especially when it is being tested and tried in every way....   [tags: divorce, family, scholarship] 914 words
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Views of Strength: A Wagner Matinee - The pioneers that traveled west from the east coast experienced so many hardships that today it has become hard to even imagine them. Willa Cather is an amazing author because through her stories readers can begin to imagine what it was truly like when pioneers had to go west and survive purely off of the labor of their own two lands. When she wrote A Wagner Matinee many Nebraskans felt that she was poorly portraying their way of life, and really what she was trying to do was highlight their strength and endurance....   [tags: Willa Cather, short story analysis] 1042 words
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The Value of Cunning over Strength - ... He was smart to take and use the drugs Hermes gave him earlier so that he could now negotiate a way to get his men back and be on his way out there. He struck a deal with her by seducing her (Book 12). They were lovers for about a year in exchange for the men to be turned back into humans. This was a very cunning way and selfless act of him to sleep with Circe for a year. He essentially took one for the team so that his men could be back to normal. Odysseus and his crew begin the voyage home, sailing past the island of the sirens....   [tags: Odysseus, the Trojan horse]
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The Strength and the Struggle: The Builders - Jacob Lawrence made African American families the subject of some of his art, but used those subjects to convey complex messages about family and society. “The Builders” shows a confident, well-dressed family, while “This is a Family Living in Harlem” portrays a family living in austerity and melancholy. While both paintings feature families, the paintings evoke moods that are starkly different. While “The Builders” does feature construction workers, the center of the painting is a family on a walk together....   [tags: Jacob Lawrence paintings] 539 words
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What is The Strength in Moving On - When tough times are presented, how one reacts to such tragedy can end up defining them as a person. In Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild, a tragedy strikes as her mother passes away without time to say goodbye, and her family, including her own marriage, falls apart. After four years of heartbreak and turmoil, she decides to take the reigns on her own life and voyage into the wild to hike the Pacific Crest Trail that ventures from the Mojave Desert, on to California and furthermore, to Oregon and Washington State....   [tags: cheryl strayed, moving on, wild novel]
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The Benefits of Strength Training - The benefits of strength training not only include increased physical strength, but the ability to negate or control certain disease's while improving conditions associated with aging. Studies have shown that initial increases in strength seen in the beginning stages of strength training programs are largely due to neural factors, even though, the process responsible for muscle growth is evident in early weeks of training. Research shows that different types of neural adaptations like enhanced coordination and increased voluntary activation of major muscles are responsible for these early increases in strength (Sale, 1988, p....   [tags: muscle, voluntary movement, aging]
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The Strength of Family and Friends - Throughout a person’s life, there are constant problems, struggles and stress that have always disturbed and changed a somewhat normal, peaceful life. When things are going well, one event could possibly change the whole course of a nice day, week, month or even year. The only thing that stands between people and a complete breakdown from these situations is the family and friend relationships that are established. Being constantly comforted, cared and amused by family and friends is one reason that my confidence and character has been built (Rubio 1)....   [tags: relationships, social tissue, friendship]
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Sculpting a Strength into a Weakness - Augusta Savage, originally known as Augusta Christine Fells, is a woman of the Harlem Renaissance that is known for her great creativity as a sculptor and her legacy of educating a new age group of black artists. Savage has faced her challenges as an artist, but eventually overcame them with the support of the African American community. The strength Savage used for her talent to create artwork eventually became the reason for her downfall as an artist. Augusta Savage was born in Green Cove Springs, Florida where the main industry was bricks....   [tags: Biography ]
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The Strength of Social Networking Sites - Communicating in today’s society has become a lot easier with social networking sites allowing us to communicate with people through technological devices. Facebook, being one of many social networking sites, allows people to connect with friends and family in our surroundings and across the seas. Originally, Facebook was started in a Harvard dorm room in 2003 by one of its students, Mark Zuckerburg. It began as a social network for Harvard students and then quickly expanded to universities across America....   [tags: Facebook, Internet] 1480 words
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The Strength of Password Meters - ... At the end a close approximation of each meter’s scoring algorithm is made and reviewed. Password meters overview [1] 1) Charset and length: Most of the checkers classify a password as invalid or short until a minimum length requirement is met. 2) Strength scales and labels: there would be various strength scales varying from 3 (as in Skype and PayPal which classifies as weak-fair-strong) to 6 (as in twitter which classifies as perfect-okay-could be more secure-not secure enough-obvious-too short) 3) User Information: Certain checkers consider the environment parameters relating to the user such as first name /email address etc....   [tags: better security, requirements, leaks] 775 words
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Proportions and Strength of Concrete - Contents 1. Introduction .....3-4 2. Proportions and Strength 4-5 3. Admixtures .......5 4. Aggregate . ...6 5. Cement ...7 6. Curing 7 7. Workability 8 8. Tests…………………………………………………………………………………9-11 9. Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………...12 10. References…………………………………………………………………….........13 1. Introduction The Romans used concrete at least 500 years before the time of Christ, and they were probably not the only ones or the earliest ones. Although concrete technology has advanced a little since those remote days, it is still used in modern building projects - from foundations for giant structures, to nuclear power stations, to sky-scrapers in our cities, to garage and patio floors, r...   [tags: aggregate, mixture, portland]
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Strength and Durability in Textiles - 1. The strength of a material is the ability of material to resistant an certain load without fracturing. The strength includes yield strength, compressive strength, tensile strength, fatigue strength and impact strength. The elastic modulus can be described as quotient between stress and strain. It is also used to define as the slope of stress-strain curve in the elastic deformation. The strain-to-failure can be defined as how much a sample is elongated to failure. Commonly, the lower strain to failure means higher tensile strength and lower ductility....   [tags: weaving techniques]
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Strength of the Family Unit - The family unit is a basic source for strength to people around the world. Although more individuals are living alone today than ever before, many adults are beginning to see the true benefits of remaining within the power of numbers. The next several paragraphs will discuss the positive points of family life through encouragement, compassion, understanding and reliability. By and large, the biggest advantage of a family is availability of emotional support. When life is overwhelming, loved ones can help carry the burden of everyday problems, in order to give strength to face the challenges of tomorrow....   [tags: Family Values, Child Development]
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My Weakness Is My Strength - ... I began to practice my listening skills by not talking when friends or family members approach me about a problem they need to discuss. I would just nod and agree unless they asked me a question or asked me my opinion about the topic. It was a really hard task to learn to listen more than talk, but I can now understand the importance of each part of communication. I still love to talk, but now I can balance listening and talking; ensuring that I have an impactful conversation. There is nothing wrong with caring for others, but there is a border line between caring for others in a healthy way and making people your idols....   [tags: inner personal growth reflections] 792 words
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What Does Strength Mean? - ... Giving love and friendship to others makes humans grow spiritually. Love gives the strength to believe the good in others and to not be afraid to fight battles alone. Friendship provides the strength to trust others and be open minded to ideas. Spiritual strength has made people who they are today, by Dunker 2 helping humans evolve and begin to have their own beliefs. Strength is mental and emotional. In life people go through experiences that make them who they are....   [tags: challenges, belief, spiritual] 725 words
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Build On Your Strength - ... The question Eichinger brings forward is can an individual compete with those five skills. Does an individual focus on those five skills if their job doesn’t pertain to any of those skills. I believe the top five skills I possess allow me to perform my current job at a high level but sometimes wonder if those same five skills will advance my career. The debate is on whether or not to spend the needed energy and resources improving my top five skill or spending that same effort on improving some of my lessor competitive attributes to bring them up to what is needed to compete at a high level....   [tags: business community, skills]
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Soar With Your Strength - The study undertaken by Clifton and Nelson (1992) emphasize why we must focus and enhance our strengths while managing our weaknesses. They candidly elucidate the significant bearing of employees’ strengths and weaknesses have on the overall performance of the organization. According to them today’s business executives should abandon traditional views, focus on developing and utilizing employees’ strengths, and ardently examine the impact of weakness on overall company performance Consequently, they must confront stereotypical notions and beliefs concerning “training, promotion, and employee development....   [tags: Human Resources]
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Chapter 10: Future Strength - kenegi - You told me if she can use her Magoi to strengthen herself since she can't externalize it, but that's strength magic, type 8. So, what exactly did you mean with that review. And it was approximately a year that she had stayed with Yunan, after Aladin's first term in Magnostadt. Oh, since May has become a King Vessel she can't use Magic, there is a bad affinity between them, confusion of orders, like Yamraiha had said. Guest - What part was confusing. I'll try to explain it to you in the next update....   [tags: magic, explain, behavior, attack ] 2498 words
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Strength Grown by Celie - Within The Color Purple by Alice Walker, women are treated as inferior to men therefore they must obey them. Through the strength and wisdoms Celie gains from other women, she learns to overcome her oppression and realize her self worth as a woman. The women she has met throughout her life, and the woman she protected since young, are the people that helped her become a strong independent woman. Sofia and Shug were there for Celie when she needed someone to look up to and depend on. Nettie was able to push Celie to become a more educated, independent person....   [tags: The Color Purple by Alice Walker]
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Matsushita Strength Building Process - 3. Matsushita strength building process In late 1980s, Matsushita had been able to take the opportunity from market changes and was successfully overtook Philips. As mentioned, the globalisation era shift electronics market competition from local fulfillment to global price competition. Compared to the Philips decentralized structures, the centralized Matsushita’s structure with its ability to respond to market opportunities enabled Matsushita to became global leader in this era. Firstly, while Philips autonomous subsidiaries lowered their speed of reaction, the Matsushita ability to adopt the innovation supported by its centralised structure was providing significant productivity....   [tags: global, structure, changes]
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The Strength of an Electromagnet - The Strength of an Electromagnet Introduction: [IMAGE]An electric current flowing through a wire produces a magnetic field. Coiling the wire produces a stronger magnetic field. Coiling it around a soft iron core increases the strength effect; raising the current or the number of coils increases it further. I am going to investigate the raising of the current and how it affects an electromagnet. I think the electromagnet will produce a stronger magnetic filed and pick up more iron fillings....   [tags: Papers] 606 words
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The Strength in Mortality - The Strength in Mortality During his monumental journey, Odysseus grows from a gallant young warrior to a wise and mature adult. Odysseus initially finds himself fighting for a name, this is equivalent, for humans, to the immortality of the gods. Odysseus concludes that the death-defying mortal life, with its danger and relationships of love, is far superior to a purposeless and shallow immortality. Every courageous attempt towards his ultimate goal of returning to Ithaca and Penelope is tempered by the adventurous nature of the event....   [tags: Papers] 588 words
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Cunning over Strength - Cunning over Strength The cornerstone of early Greek culture was using strength instead of your mind to get you through dangerous situations. From the statues and the stories Greek heroes were always portrayed as powerful and athletic, and used this to there advantage. The Odyssey written by Homer is an epic poem that shows that it’s not always your strength but your cunning ability to get you through treacherous situations. Throughout The Odyssey there are numerous examples in which characters show this skill including, Odysseus’s escape from Polyphemus, his resistance of the Sirens, and Penelope’s ability to trick her suitors....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 935 words
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Increasing the Tensile Strength of Cast Iron - ... This, for example, can be found in a study of single-step heat treatment by Sheikh (2008) aimed to observe the characteristics and mechanical properties of ADI given a single-step austempering heat treatment. The optimum results of the characteristics and mechanical properties in this study have been obtained at the austenite temperature of 250oC and at the austempered temperature of 270oC with the holding time of 90 minutes [7]. Following this, a new model of heat treatment called as two-step austempering heat treatment was developed in the beginning of 2005....   [tags: graphite, austempering, heat]
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Strength of African-Americans - Langston Hughes wrote during a very critical time in American History, the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes wrote many poems, but most of his most captivating works centered around women and power that they hold. They also targeted light and darkness and strength. The Negro Speaks of Rivers and Mother to Son, both explain the importance of the woman, light and darkness and strength in the African-American community. They both go about it in different ways. Women are equated with water and the greatness that it possesses....   [tags: American History, Racial Relations] 1500 words
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Strength, Personality, and Style Assessments & Motivation - In my paper regarding strength assessments from the Rath’s Strengths Finder 2.00 (Rath) I learned how it can improve the development of my leadership. About a year ago I took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment (The Myers & Briggs Foundation); I was identified as an ENTJ and ENFJ (split personality). I recently took another assessment detailing with my style (Style Analysis). The strength finder 2.0 assessment defined my top five leadership strengths; the Myers Briggs defined my personality; and this new assessment defining my style behavior....   [tags: Human Resources]
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The Incomparable Strength and Bravery of Women in Frankenstein - Throughout Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein there are many female minor characters. Some view these minor characters as passive and subordinate, the epitome of a delicate woman, that reflect the gender roles during the author’s era. This simplifying view of the intricately complex female characters does not accurately represent the powerful and firm importance of their underlying, yet commanding, voice. One of these characters is Justine Moritz who, although charmingly modest and gentle, is a testament to the dignified power of women....   [tags: Mary sherlley] 795 words
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Maya Angelou: The Strength of the Human Spirit - In Maya Angelou’s third book of poetry And Still I Rise, the personal struggles of the African American Woman are brought to life through poetic works. With inspirations drawn from personal journeys of Maya Angelou herself, powerful poems praise, celebrate, and empathize with the feminine colored experience. Angelou’s writing sheds glaring light on themes of feminine power, beauty, and perseverance, raising the African American Woman to a pedestal that demands respect and adoration. For Angelou’s audience, the everyday woman is presented equipped with all the necessities to thrive and shine in the face of adversity....   [tags: Maya Angelou]
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The Need for Mental Health and Strength in School - ... Strategies are needed for teachers to cope and improve their overall well-being in order to be at optimal performance level in the class. Searching to improve staff well-being, Mountain View Middle School has begun to implement new teacher wellness programs. In what ways will the implementation of a staff praise program increase staff mental health and life satisfaction. Literature Review When looking at history, human beings have always been drawn toward well-being and evaded distress. In the Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech, he stated, “No matter what part of the world we come from, we are all basically the same human beings....   [tags: teacher, peer relationships, students] 1246 words
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Weight Trainng for Strength and a Healthy Body - Weight training is physical activity that involves gaining mass and muscle strength. It is a great way to keep in shape and stay healthy, which is extremely important. In today’s society, there are large amounts of people who do not engage in any type of physical activity and this is a big cause of obesity and other health-related problems. Weight lifting is an excellent form of exercise and by doing this individuals gain benefits such as, lower medical expenses, increased cardiovascular function and increased bone strength....   [tags: cariovascular, obesity, physical] 777 words
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Innovation is the Main Strength of Apple's Success - Innovation is the main strength of this the company’s success. It has created rare products, which have been in front of the curve such as the iPhone, which have transported touch screen engineering to the normal. Other touch screen devices were on hand at the time, but these devices did not look as appealing and did not have the best system. Other products like the iPad were created by Apple, which also brought the market forward, in terms of design and in competition. This company’s’ tradition towards a specific vision of research and growth into new-product concepts and thinking outside the box has created great sub culture within the company....   [tags: steve jobs, customers, logo] 791 words
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The Strength of the Rule of Law in the United States - ... Humanity lived under iron rule of one form of king or another for thousands of years until that fateful day in Philadelphia, when some very wise and courageous leaders gathered on the Fourth of July in 1776 to institute a new form of government where people like us would be able to rule ourselves under the law. This is known as the Rule of Law. Justice according to written laws instead of the desire of private interests. The dream of America is a land of Liberty and Justice for all. According to the Rule of Law, we rule ourselves....   [tags: constitution, government, founding fathers] 651 words
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