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The Quinceañera - All birthdays are special. Birthdays celebrate life and the passing of time. In a young Mexican girl life, there is no birthday more important then her quinceañera. The quinceañera is a celebration of a girl’s journey into womanhood. The story of my fifteenth birthday is contributed for a better understanding of how special it is to celebrate a girl’s transformation into a lady, and how it differs from any other birthday she celebrates. A quinceañera receives a gorgeous gift from a family member on her fifteenth birthday, something that she will carry with her forever....   [tags: Celebrations] 810 words
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Professors Must Remember to Respect Students' Time - It is 10 o’clock at night, and I am still sitting in an auditorium full of students, watching a movie. I am tired and hungry, not to mention dreading the thirty-minute drive home. Why am I sitting in an auditorium at 10 o’clock at night watching a movie, you may ask. The answer is very simple: I am in class. No, I did not schedule my class at this time. However, I was required to see the movie at this time for a grade. Unfortunately this situation is not rare; this situation is a problem most Maryville College students will face sometime in their college career....   [tags: Education, teachers, college] 964 words
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How to Attract More People to Your Blog - So, you've got a great blog with a top-notch design brimming with excellent content. You take a peek at your traffic stats and you see that you haven't gained as many visitors as you would have liked, maybe it even dipped down a bit. While taking the 'you write it and they will come' approach looks good on paper, in the real world you have to face the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of blogs out there, all competing to be read. Don't be discouraged though, I've been through that as well but with a bit of Web 2.0 elbow grease and some solid web marketing techniques, you will see your traffic rise up slowly but steadily over time....   [tags: Instructional essay, Process essay] 1181 words
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Canadian's Aging Population - ... People also had the opportunity to contribute to private pension plans and savings. Private pension plan and savings includes, “both are self administered and employer-sponsored registered pension plans, (RRPs), and registered retirement savings plans (RRSPS), and other private pensions” (Social Development Canada, 2006). Canada is a welfare state and is required to look after the well-being of its people, however with RRPs and RRSPs it is the sole responsibility of people to take the initiative and invest in their own retirement....   [tags: Health Care]
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The Art Form of Serving and Drinking Wine - Three years ago I found myself standing in front of Chris Osgood, famous hockey player for the Red Wings. I was serving him and his friends at a restaurant I had just started working for. Ten minutes before he had asked me to bring him "my favorite cabernet.". Unable to bring myself to say that could only be found in the bargain bin a Kroger, I instead picked the most expensive wine. Nervously I clutched the $250 bottle afraid that I would drop it. While trying to remember the steps of opening wine I stumbled over my words, broke the cork, and used the wrong wine glasses....   [tags: Alcohol] 809 words
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The Importance of Hospitality Illustrated in Homer's Odyssey - Far removed from our individualistic society today is the ancient Greece portrayed in The Odyssey, by Homer, where hospitality and good will are the way of things. As decreed by Zeus himself, those who wish the favor of the Gods must welcome foreign and domestic with hospitality. A man was supposed to offer the best of his food, his home, and his knowledge before ever asking for his guest’s name or why he was there. There is a sense that those of high status are the main givers of hospitality, but they are not the only ones commanded to offer hospitality....   [tags: The Odyssey] 1706 words
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No Peace For Odysseus - No piece of peace in the world of men The Odyssey, written by Homer, is an epic of the great adventures of Odysseus. It tells of the challenging travels form leaving his home to serve in the Trojan War, to his well-deserved return to Ithaca. Odysseus known as “the man of many wiles” endured many challenging tasks as he traveled in search of his once home. Leaving behind his wife Penelope and son Telemachus, he was forced to leave. Around the sixteenth year Odysseus was gone, many believed that their once great leader was left for dead on an unknown country or was never to return to the land of Ithaca once again....   [tags: Greek Literature] 1142 words
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The Positive Impact of Satisfied Employees in Companies - Companies put thousands of dollars into decor, food and beverage display, maintaining the property grounds and so many other things, and forget the key element of a successful relationship with customers- their employees. Many factors go into keeping employees satisfied, Wagenheim and Anderson (2008) concluded four key factors that impact job satisfaction, number one is rewards and recognition, researchers have identified extrinsic rewards, including salary and benefits as the most important factors for retaining employees, while others contend that intrinsic rewards such as working conditions, status, and security drive employee satisfaction (Leavitt, 1996: Savery, 1996)....   [tags: business] 949 words
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Lesson Observation Critique - Living History Tour - Lesson Observation Critique Description of the Lesson I observed a living history tour of the Desert Queen Ranch in Joshua Tree National Park. The goal of the tour is to show how life and work was like during the height of the ranch in 1939. To do this, two park rangers led the tour. The first ranger explained the process of the tour and provided background information. The second ranger the ranch as if it were 1939. To begin the rout, the first ranger gave some background knowledge about the ranch and how it came into the hands of the National Park Services....   [tags: Education] 1373 words
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Romantic Ballet - The theatre is full of young men and women. The gas lanterns dimly light the room and the silhouette of a figure can be seen in the shadows of the stage. As she emerges, she is like a dream: a tall, elegant body with a form fitting bodice and tutu. She is entrancing on her tiny pointe shoes as she floats across the stage. Love and passion fill the air as she moves in such a way that is almost magical. The Romantic Ballet Period introduced the aspects of theme, costume, and new technique to the dance world and its influences are still seen in contemporary works in ballet....   [tags: Performing Arts]
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Agatha Christie's Writing Style and Use of Deception - ... “Dr Armstrong raised the limp hand and felt for the pulse. Then he turned to the others. He said¬¬¬¬¬ and his voice was expressionless, dead, far away: ‘He’s been shot’ ” shows how Agatha Christie fabricated Wargrave death and how he convinced another guest to agree with his plan (196). Christie’s relationship with her readers is unique and distinctive, her vivid characters and creative plots generate a pleasing relationship between her readers (Bernard 71-72). Christie has a phenomenal gift of persuading the reader right from the beginning of the novel....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Worth Opposing - ... The Guest explains Daru encounter as Balducci riding in on “horseback” while the prisoner is bound walking nearby “on foot” (Camus 1872). The sight reveals to Daru, “this is the way the region was, cruel to live in, even without men--who didn’t help” (Camus 1873). With one man on foot and the other on horse the equality was broken but also the peace of Daru’s home. In a region were secure men did not exist and their counterparts were belligerent if not brutal, French policeman, Daru was Camus’s portrayal of an indecisive redeemer who would abide by his moral coding in order to release the prisoner....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Political Analysis: Jeff Sessions - ... This fixes the problem of allowing people to qualify for social security based on work they did while they were illegally present in the US and illegally working in the US. People who broke the law to come here and broke the law to work here would not be able to benefit from their conduct to collect social security. Senator Sessions believes that the Congress can do better before reforms can be implemented; however he believes that Congress and the President must regain the confidence and trust of the American people....   [tags: U.S. Politics ]
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HRM - ... Also, the impacts on work-life balance and flexibility follow. Finally, to conclude, the extent to which the reconciliation of employers’ need for flexibility and employees’ need for work-life balance is based on the discussions. In the UK, long-working hours have been growing to be the culture for labour forces. As Guest (2002, p.255) stated that “while the average number of hours worked has been steady for the past twenty years, the proportion working more than 48 hours has increased in the past decade”....   [tags: ] 2194 words
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Ancient Greek Philosophers - ... Primarily, when the God Athene enters his house to inspire him, Telemachos dons a respectful tone for this stranger. Homer demonstrates this respect by stating, “the heart within him scandalized/ that a guest should be still standing in the doors. He stood beside her/ and took her by the right hand, and relieved her of the bronze spear,/ and spoke to her and addressed her in winged words” (119-122). Telemachos dons his full respect for this xenos, stranger who he does not know is Athene at first, crossing the threshold into his house as you can never know who they are; the stranger could be a God....   [tags: Greek, Odyssey, Gods] 2396 words
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The Parable of the Wedding Feast - ... Rather than accept as per typical tradition, the guests “made light of it and went away,” (Mt:22-5) showing no interest in attending the feast. Therefore, the invited that declined became careless with the things of God and were too distracted by the superficial aspect of their lives to take the time to recognize and appreciate offering of the King of Heaven. The passage encompasses a new tone when Matthew describes the slaughter and mistreatment of the King’s slaves. The enraged King ordered the destruction of the murders and their city....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Bible, God, Marriage] 987 words
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Food Sanitation - ... (0) Moreover, I contend that many of the unsanitary habits of food-preparation workers at all levels (including managers) is a consequence of the unrelenting pressure to meet production goals without sufficient resources of time, staff, and equipment. (0) In addition to its banquet facilities and catering operation, the property operates four large restaurants: two main dining rooms, a beach club, and a golf-course cafe. (0) Yet the Book contains no information about personal hygiene, and it is written exclusively in English even though many of the kitchen personnel cannot read English well enough to understand the manual....   [tags: Health, Food Production] 1429 words
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Afghanistan Food Culture - ... It is the ice breaker and follows the invitation to someone’s house. In the “Kite Runner”, Baba drank tea often and used it as a way to sit and talk with others. The tea of choice would be Afghan Black Tea with milk and cardamom spice. Cardamom is a very aromatic spice that is common in Middle Eastern cooking. Usually Afghan cuisines are full of strong aromas and flavors, with spices including saffron, cilantro, black pepper, coriander and cardamom. Naan is flat bread that is frequently served that is oven baked that is very versatile in use....   [tags: Culture ]
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Homer's Honor Culture - ... There is a clear violation of honor in both of these things and in his choice to be arrogant upon escape. If your name is held as something almost sacred, then to give a false name is a transgression against the honor code and against your own name. It is also a transgression against the honor of the person that you lie to as it is almost as though you do not see them as worthy to know your real name. While it is his arrogance that allows the Cyclops to pray to Poseidon and ask for him to be punished, it is in fact his transgression against the honor of the Cyclops that makes him worthy of punishment....   [tags: The Iliad, The Odyssey ] 1143 words
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Montana Wildfires - Montana Wildfires HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Beleaguered firefighters in Montana enjoyed something of a lull in their battle against dozens of wildfires, but a new blaze near Yellowstone National Park forced the evacuation of up to 150 homes. And a firestorm in a remote Idaho forest destroyed most of the buildings at a guest ranch, and another guest ranch was ordered evacuated. There were concerns the entire town of Red Lodge, a resort community near Yellowstone in south-central Montana, might have to be evacuated in the face of the blaze....   [tags: Papers] 510 words
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Night at the Symphony - Night at the Symphony The first reason why I chose to go to the Seattle Symphony production on February 17th, 1998 was that the resources of the featured artists and the conductor Maximiano Valdes were quite plentiful. It was quite easy to find information on the conductor using the library and even the Internet. In fact, Valdes current place of employment, that being the music director of Buffalo Philharmonic has a detailed web page and history of Valdes, including his place of birth and significant accomplishments up to present....   [tags: Papers] 1238 words
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Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films - Comparing Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I intend to compare both the part scenes of Franco Zefferelli and Baz Lurhman movie. Franco’s film was screened in 1970; the actors who play the role of Romeo&Juliet are Leonardo Whiting and Olivia Hussey. Baz’s film was screened in 1997. Leonardo Di Caprio played the role of Romeo and Clare Danes had played the role of Juliet. In this essay I will discuss the differences in both these film that tell the same story written by William Shakespeare....   [tags: Papers] 1317 words
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Room 101 Script - Room 101 Script (The lights are dim and the audience begin to applaud. Loud and wacky sounds are played from the piano, two spot lights are turned on and bright colours of red and green fill the room exposing the broken ornaments and random objects with two large leather chairs in the middle of all the junk, next to the hosts chair there’s a red lever. A few feet away there’s a conveyer belt and huge silver tube above it, at a safe distance from the chairs. A bright yellow spot light is turned on showing a crazy dressed Paul Merton sitting in the audience wearing magenta trousers with green spots with a matching green shirt and to top it off an orange tie....   [tags: Papers] 1599 words
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Psychological Contracts - 6.2.3 ASSESSMENT 3 – MAJOR ASSIGNMENT You need to write an essay related to the development of an employee’s psychological contract. This essay is designed to widen your knowledge of this particular facet of the employer-employee relationship. Hence, you are required to widely research the concept of psychological contracts and write an essay that discusses the construct. Details of what is required within this assignment will be discussed in class. A psychological contract expresses the combination of beliefs and mutual understandings shared by an individual and an employer with regard to the expectations of one another in the workplace....   [tags: Business Management] 1715 words
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Supply Chain Management Of Product - 1. INTRODUCTION OF POTATO CHIPS: Potato chips also called as potato crisps were invented in the year 1853 by Native American George Crum. The story behind the invention goes like this. George was employed as a chef at an elegant resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. One dinner guest felt George’s French fries too thick for his liking and rejected the order. In order to rile the guest Crum decided to make fries too thin and crisp. But seeing the browned, paper thin fries the guest was overjoyed and other guest present there also started requesting Crum’s potato chips....   [tags: Operations Management] 1929 words
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - It has been suggested that The Rime of the Ancient Mariner may be read as a religious text, presenting ‘nothing less than the fall of man’. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner has been interpreted in a variety of ways since it’s creation in 1797. Some, such as Gavin McGann, argue that ballad is a story of our salvation of Christ, whereas others dispute this, believing it to be a metaphor for Original Sin in the Garden of Eden. Whilst these interpretations may differ, the view that The Rime may be read as a religious text does not....   [tags: Rime Ancient Mariner] 1389 words
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Loneliness in Mr. Flood's Party - Loneliness in Mr. Flood's Party We've all seen him -- the aged man, alone in his lst years, living on memories and an occasional trip into a bottle. Eben Flood, the main and only character in "Mr. Flood's Party," written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, is that aged man. He has a past that no one in town really remembers, except him. No one remembers his accomplishments; no one remembers his failures. He's just an old man who finds himself alone at the end of his life. Robinson uses three methods to show Eben Flood's loneliness....   [tags: Mr Floods Party Essays] 459 words
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Ahprodite/Venus - Aphrodite/Venus Aphrodite is the Greek name for the goddess of love and beauty. Roman mythology refers to her as Venus. She charmed gods and men and ¡§stole away even the wits from the wise¡¨ (Hamilton 32). Different stories describe how Aphrodite was created in two different ways. The first tells that she was created from the foam of the Mediterranean Sea and dressed upon her birth by the Seasons before being presented to Zeus. In the Iliad, Aphrodite was the daughter of Zeus and Dione. Zeus married Aphrodite to Hephaestos, who was the least attractive, but most creative of the gods of Mount Olympus....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Suggestion of Narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's The Masque of the Red Death - Edgar Allan Poe?s ?The Masque of the Red Death. provides many allusions as to who, if anyone, narrates the tale. The narrator witnesses all the events within the sealed abbey and lives to tell the tale. However, it is certain that everyone in the abbey dies at the end, after exposure to the Red Death. This seems to clearly indicate that it is not possible for any guest to be the narrator, unless someone can supernaturally foresee the future. This also rules out the possibility of the narrator being Prince Prospero, despite the emphasis in the story placed on wealth and beauty, indicating a more pragmatic perspective from whoever is narrating....   [tags: essays research papers] 435 words
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Analysis of Dream Children - Analysis of Dream Children      The question is asked as to why Gail Godwin titles her story "Dream Children" when it seems that only one dream child is mentioned. It is simply because there is more then one dream child, and they are present in more places then just the McNair’s house. Gail Godwin makes the assumption that many people are or were dream children, including Mrs. McNair. Mrs. McNair was a dream child when she was young, and she has carried the special abilities of dream children with her into adulthood....   [tags: Dream Children Essays]
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Essay on the Image of Lady Macbeth - The Image of Lady Macbeth Macbeth, one of the greatest tragedies written by William Shakespeare, tells a story about uncontrollable ambition, which destroys Macbeth and his wife. Interpreting the play using the mythological approach, Lady Macbeth exhibits a profound image as the terrible mother, more so than the “weird sisters.” Her evil intention foreshadows the awful fate and destiny of her family. The force that drives Lady Macbeth is her insatiable thirst for power. Macbeth does not have clear ambition to kill King Duncan till Lady Macbeth suggests him to do so....   [tags: Macbeth essays] 936 words
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Failure and Destruction of a Romantic Ideal in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby - The Great Gatsby and the Destruction of a Romantic Ideal      In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald tells the story of a romantic ideal and its ultimate destruction by the inexorable rot and decay of modern life. The story is related by Nick Carraway, who has taken a modest rental house next door to Jay Gatsby's mansion. Jay Gatsby is a young millionaire who achieves fabulous wealth for the sole purpose of recapturing the love of his former sweetheart, Daisy Fay Buchanan. Five years prior to the principal events of the story, Daisy broke off with Gatsby and married the vulgar and arrogant Tom Buchanan because he was rich and came from a respectable family....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]
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Human Denial in Poe's The Masque (Mask) of the Red Death - Human Denial in The Masque of Red Death      In "The Masque of Red Death", Edgar Allen Poe tells a story of human denial and struggle with death, especially among the wealthy.   Poe uses powerful images of sensual texture, color and symbols to show the passing of time and life.   Prince Prospero along with "a thousand hale and lighthearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court" (202) sought a haven from the "Red Death" that is devastating the country.  They lived together in the prince's luxurious abbey with all the amenities and securities imaginable....   [tags: Mask Masque Red Death Essays]
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Techno Kids Is it Equal Oppurtunity for All? - Techno Kids Is it Equal Oppurtunity for All. I’ve been planning a dinner party for a week now. It’s my first time doing this and I’m a little nervous. At first I wasn’t sure whom to invite but my English teacher helped me decide. He encouraged me to invite people who will help me learn about how children are becoming more computer literate at such a young age, and if it is all children or only a select group. The guest list consists of Anne Hird, the author of the book Learning from Cyber Savvy Students....   [tags: Technology Computers Papers]
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Sharing Meals With Arabs - Sharing Meals With Arabs Arabs enjoy inviting guests to their homes for meals; you could be a guest at meals any time. Meals provide the host and hostess with a perfect opportunity to display their generosity and demonstrate their personal regard for you. Arabs usually invite guests through an oral invitation and by sending a written invitation. If you plan to visit a family in Bethlehem, for example, you must know the time of the invitation and how to act during and after the meal. Most of the Arab families have specific times for lunch and dinner, so it is very important to be on time....   [tags: Essays Papers] 772 words
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Odysseus - In Homer's Odyssey, he uses the stories of Calypso and Circe to give a reader a glimpse at Greek values. Odysseus is a "perfectly" moral man by Greek standards. In the Calypso episode, Odysseus demonstrates the value of faithfulness, and in the Circe episode, he illustrates Greek values in general. While both goddesses seek Odysseus to be their husband, Odysseus responds as a perfect Greek hero. During the Calypso episode, Homer teachers that one must remain faithful in their hearts. The Circe episode shows the loyalty between a commander and his troops, burial rights, hospitality, and the relationship between host and guest....   [tags: essays research papers] 1073 words
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