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Differing Incubation Temperatures Will Affect the Fitness of Offspring - ... These eggs would also result in substantially larger offspring by the onset of winter than were individuals from the cool incubation. Earlier hatched offspring would contrastingly be smaller and exhibit higher mortality rates than their cool incubated complements. (Warner and Shine). These influences were thought to have been attributed to a “possible increased rate of development or an increased exposure time to predators (Warner and Shine 2005).” Warner and Shine drew the conclusion that hatching done at specific times during the season did have an impact on the fitness of jacky dragons’ offspring....   [tags: TSD, embryo development] 999 words
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Maternal Obesity Induce Offspring with Risk of Cardiovascular Disease - Maternal obesity induce offspring with risk of cardiovascular disease Introduction: The rate of obesity for the human population has shown to be increased expeditiously in the past decades. It has continuously raised health concerns among the world, and is likely to remain in times to come. This phenomenon is primarily due to the lifestyle changes resulting in high-energy intake coupling with decreased physical activity (Cameron et al. 2003). Obesity is identified by the high adipose tissue, resulting in the body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30kg/m....   [tags: body mass index, arterial blood vessels] 1708 words
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Choices for Couples: Having None or Only One Offspring - A child is a pleasure of a house because he or she creates untold joy to his or her parents. Unfortunately, Child-rearing is very pricey in these days. According to the U.S. survey, middle-income parent spend $234,900 for a child until he or she turns to 17, and that does not include for college tuition cost. That huge amount of money is a very big dilemma for the couples whether they should become parents or not. The parents not only have that financial responsibility, but also require sacrificing their time and freedom for the offspring with love, care and attention....   [tags: child rearing, childfree, parenthood]
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Diversity on Long Island - Long Island also known as a diverse community to many people helps many of us come more aware of other cultures and religions. Having a combination of different religions and life living together makes us more known to the world. We as an island surrounded of millions of people don’t appreciate the unique and wonderful things that are being given to us. Others like tourists or people from all around the world might not feel the same way though. In many nations around the world people don’t get to experience the social interactions and bandings one might get to feel and understand....   [tags: Diversity, Long Island, ] 637 words
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Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - 	In the play Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill, the Tyrone family is haunted not by what is present in flesh facing them, but by memories and constant reminders of what has been the downfall of the family for years. " No it can never be now. But it was once, before you-" (72) [James Tyrone referring to the Morphine addiction of his wife, Mary, which attributed to the undoing of the family]. Their trials and tribulations are well documented by O’Neill through the proficient utilization of theme, characterization, plot, setting, and style....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night] 775 words
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The Survival Instinct in A Long Way Gone and Blood Brothers - Since the beginning of time, every species has been faced with their greatest trial in life: survival. Humans as a species have become masters of defying death. Even faced with overpopulation, itself the result of successfully defying death and sure catalyst to the downfall of a population, we as a species have nevertheless learned to cope and continue to reproduce and thrive. As individuals, each human being possesses one of the greatest wills for survival in our natural world. Our societal views of the value of life and the fear of death, our intellectual dominance, and our physical adaptability allow us to cling to life under the harshest conditions....   [tags: A Long Way Gone]
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Parental Investment in Offspring - The answer to the question of whether parents invest more resources in their male or female offspring is a topic that is likely to vary from one culture to another. It is very common for adults (parent or caregivers) to have a favorite child in the family. Often, the favorite child may be less effective at school and have no extraordinary skills to be proud of for parents. Good parenting requires all children to be loved to the same extent (Lee & Lee, 2011). However, parents tend to love and favor certain children because of their school performances, their social activities, or even their gender....   [tags: favoritism, expenditure, rivalry, parenting, child]
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Technology, Social Media, And Their Affect On Long-distance Relationships - With recent advancements in technology (e-mail, phone, text, social media, and video conference), couples can manage and maintain their relationship with a simple touch of a button. Foremost, communication through technology is important to couples involved in long-distance relationships (LDRs), as the demand for relational development requires constant attention. The term “long-distance relationship” can often carry a negative association for those seeking love. There is a perception that geographical distance will prevent a strong and happy relationship from developing; however, it does not deter all couples from staying together....   [tags: Facebook's Affect on Long-Distance Relationships]
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What´s Selective Breeding? - ... However, the humans back in those times realized the diversity of each banana tree and how each banana was different. They also knew (even without the knowledge of the concept of genetics and selective breeding) that when two parent banana trees that produced fruit with desirable traits were cross bred (bred to produce offspring); there was a likely chance that the offspring would also have these desirable traits. Softer skin, smaller seeds, sweeter fruit, shorter width and longer length may have been favorable traits in the banana that the humans back then desired....   [tags: organism, offspring] 1111 words
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Impact of War and Violence on Children in A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - Children exposed to violence within their communities are left with emotions of hopelessness, insecurity, and doubt. Historical events such as the war on terrorism, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the tragic events of September 11th have had a detrimental effect on the entire nation, including the children. Although every child is not directly affected by the aspects of war, it somehow has an emotional effect on all. The involvement of a nation with war affects every individual differently, whether it is out of fear, anger, doubt, hope, or love....   [tags: A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah]
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Reclaiming the Voice in So Long a Letter - Reclaiming the Voice in Bâ's So Long a Letter            Peter Barry identifies as one of the major aims of Postcolonial criticism the rejection of "the claims to universalism made on behalf of canonical Western literature" and more specifically "to show its limitations of outlook, especially its general inability to empathize across boundaries of cultural and ethnic difference" (198). Although Bâ's intentions are not primarily anti-colonial, her novel So Long a Letter exemplifies how African literature provides a different perspective of their culture, and despite not fitting the model of the English canon, is valuable and significant on its own terms....   [tags: So Long a Letter Essays]
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Huey Long by T. Harry Williams - Huey Long by T. Harry Williams In the Pulitzer Prize-winning book entitled Huey Long by T. Harry Williams, the reader is given an interesting perspective into perhaps the most controversial American politician of the 20th century. The book is lengthy and wordy, but still a very easy read and very informative. For a larger than life kind of guy like Huey Long, a man that cannot be confined to just pages in a book, the questions arises if Williams strips away the myth surrounding Huey, or does he further add to the mythical quality of a politician whom many people still chose sides over to this day....   [tags: Williams Huey Long] 1612 words
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The Glory Of War Analyzed in Homer’s The Iliad and Ishmael Beah’s Autobiography, A Long Way Gone - Taking into consideration the many historic events of our time, there is no claim to be made that humanity has kicked its addiction to warfare. The contention, however, lies in whether this addiction may be described as glorious. Those keen to label it so need only look to “the world’s greatest war novel” Homer’s The Iliad in which war creates heroes out of men on both sides of the battlefield. It is fought nobly and bravely, and immortalizes, through song and story as Homer himself had done, the champions of either army....   [tags: The Iliad, A Long Way Gone] 631 words
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The Mysteries of Matrilinities: Why Grandmother Killer Whales Favor Their Male Descendants - ... When deprived of social relations with other killer whales, certain individuals have displayed depression and desire to socialize with humans. In the wild, the scientific exploration of social behavior and structure within and between the resident pods has shown remarkably stable organization around matrilines, with both male and female offspring remaining with their mothers into adulthood. Whales rarely leave these small sub-pod matrilines for more than a few hours at a time, to seek copulations or forage....   [tags: genetic, offspring, communicate, lifespan] 1199 words
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Experimental Evidence that Paternal Environment Affects Offspring Environments - This research was tested to see if the offspring survived relatively better when their environment matched their father´s, assuming the possibility that fathers can adaptively influence the phenotype of their offspring according to local conditions. Adaptive paternal effects refer to the change in a phenotype that a male´s sperm can have in response to their own environment in order to increase their offspring robustness according to local conditions. Normally, paternal effects have been assumed to be absent or slight, but this assumption has been challenged by recent studies showing that transgenerational epigenetic effects transferred down the male line, and transmission of compounds in th...   [tags: Sperm, Embryo] 542 words
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How Cancer Effects the Cells, the Body, and their Offspring - Have you ever wondered how cancer forms. Well, cancer starts when a cell's DNA becomes altered. When the DNA is altered, the cells reproduce without restriction and do not die like a normal cell. These extra cells form a mass of tissue that is a tumor. Cancer forms in the genes of our cells, and is able to be carried in the offspring of the person with cancer. The cells are the basic units of life. Cells contain DNA that make up genes. Genes are instructions for the cells to make certain proteins....   [tags: Cancer Essays]
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Symbols and Symbolism in Long Day's Journey into Night -   Symbolism is used throughout O¹Neill¹s Long Day¹s Journey into Night, a portrayal of the  author¹s life.  The three prominent symbols, the fog, the foghorn, and Mary¹s glasses, represent the characters¹ isolation from reality.  The symbols in ³Long Day¹s Journey into  Night² are used to substitute illusion for reality.  Although Mary is the character directly associated with living in illusion, all characters in the play try to hide from the truth in their own ways. At the beginning of the second act, O'Neill notes a change in setting which has taken place since the play opened.  No sunlight comes into the room now  and there is a faint haziness in the air.  This haziness or fog o...   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night] 659 words
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American Religion in Long Days Journey into Night - American Religion in Long Days Journey into Night The modernist sentiments throughout Long Days Journey into Night, by Eugene O'Neill, are apparent in many different ways. Among the methods he used was the portrayal of America's withdrawal from traditional religion and modes of behavior. He used his immigrant Irish family, the Tyrones, as a pedestal for this idea by highlighting their departure from traditional Irish beliefs and their struggle to form new, uniquely American, ones....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night] 873 words
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Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night - Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night" As the fog descends around the Tyrone’s summer home, another fog falls on the family within. This fog is that of substance abuse, in which each of the four main characters of Eugene O’Neill’s play, Long Day’s Journey into Night face by the end of Act IV. Long Day's Journey into Night is a metaphoric representation of the path from normalcy to demise by showing the general effects of substance abuse on human psychology and family dysfunctions through the characters Mary, Jamie, Edmund and Tyrone....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]
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The Long and the Short and the Tall by Willas Hall - "The Long and the Short and the Tall" by Willas Hall The play is set in the Malayan Jungle during the Japanese advance on Singapore in 1942. Seven British soldiers have different power due to the ranking hierarchy and they have different attitudes to one another. Sergeant Mitchem is the leader of the soldiers. He is a responsible and good leader which is evident due to him stopping many quarrels among his men and making decisions. For example, when Corporal Johnston and Private Bamforth are having an argument, Mitchem stops the argument by saying ‘Right....   [tags: Long Short Tall Willas Hall Essays] 2204 words
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Nelson Mandela's Long Walk To Freedom - Nelson Mandela in his book, Long Walk to Freedom argues through the first five parts that a black individual must deal, coop, and grow through a society that is hindering their lives' with apartheid and suppression of their rightful land. Rolihlanla Mphakanyiswa or clan name, Madiba was born on July 18, 1918 in a simple village of Mvezo, which was not accustomed to the happenings of South Africa as a whole. His father was an respected man who led a good life, but lost it because of a dispute with the magistrate....   [tags: Nelson Mandela Long Walk Freedom Essays] 2182 words
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Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - Character Analysis of Mary - Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - Character Analysis of Mary In the play ¡°Long Day¡¯s Journey into Night,¡± by Eugene O¡¯Neill, the writer depicts a typical day of the Tyrone family, whose once-close family has deteriorated over the years for a number of reasons: Mary¡¯s drug addiction, Tyrone Jamie and Edmund¡¯s alcoholism, Tyrone¡¯s stinginess, and the sons` pessimistic attitude toward future. In the play, all of the four characters are miserable about life, and they all remember the past and try to escape from reality by drinking alcohol or taking drugs....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night] 1437 words
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The Concept of Time in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night - The Concept of Time in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus said in his theory of the Universal Flux that "everything flows and nothing abides; everything gives way and nothing stays fixed. You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters and yet others go ever flowing on... Time is a child moving counters in a game." (Allen 103) And so it is with the characters in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. Time is little more than a game in which they move as checkers, if not pawns....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]
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Significance of Fog in Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - Long Days Journey: The Significance of Fog (8) A Long Day’s Journey Into Night, by Eugene O’Neill, is a deeply autobiographical play. His life was rampant with confusion and addictions in his family. Each character in this play has a profound resemblance, and draws parallels and connections with a member of his own family. The long journey that the title of the play refers to is a journey into his past. Fog is a recurring metaphor in the play; it is a physical presence even before it becomes a crucial symbol of the family’s impenetrable confusion....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night] 1737 words
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Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America - Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America “I don’t think fate is a creature, or a lady, like some people say. It’s a tide of events sweeping us along. But I’m not a Fatalist, because I believe you can swim against it, and sometimes grasp the hands of the clock face and steal a few precious minutes. If you don’t you’re just cartwheeled along. Before you know it, the magic opportunity is lost, and for the rest of your life it lingers on in that part of your mind which dreams the very best dreams—taunting and tantalizing you with what might have been.” (from the film Flirting, 1990) “Every moment is enormous, and it is all we have” (Goldberg xii)....   [tags: Long Quiet Highway]
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The Effects of Global Warimgin on Polar Bears - The effects of Global Warming on Polar Bears For years, we have heard of the devastating effects of global warming and how the melting of the polar ice caps will cause severe climate changes. One animal that has suffered most from global warming is the polar bear. Global warming has caused the polar bear population to decrease due to the results of having to swim longer distances, loss of habitat, and lack of mates to reproduce offspring. Global warming has caused this species to become endangered and has some attention with social media....   [tags: popluation, wim, habitat, mates, offspring] 518 words
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Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior - Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior The field of violence prediction research has advanced to the point where predictions about serious criminal violence by men who have already committed one violent offense can be made with a considerable degree of accuracy (Rice, 414). This group, although a small proportion of the population, is a group whose violence is the focus of much societal concern. Research on the nature of psychotherapy is yielding new insights into a group of offenders who are highly prone to violence....   [tags: Biology Biological Research Papers]
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Tradition and Customs in So Long A Letter by Mariama Ba - Tradition and Customs in So Long A Letter by Mariama Ba Tradition and customs very often hold an important position in ones life and culture. The novel So Long A Letter, by Mariama Ba, is based on the Senegalese culture and shows how important tradition is in Africa. The novel is a series of letters written by a recently widowed woman, Ramatoulaye, to her best friend Aissatou. The transition through the many grieving stages and traditional mourning events are explained, as well as a woman?s place in a Senegalese society and family....   [tags: Papers Long Letter Mariama Ba Essays]
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A Woman's Place in Fantasia and So Long a Letter - A Woman's Place in Fantasia and So Long a Letter Throughout history women have always had to stand behind their men (whether it be rules, tradition, etc.). In almost every history context, whether it about wars or people, they have almost been written by men for men. It is not even until this century that women in this country have gained new grounds for the equality that we hope will be as substantial with men’s equality. Despite women’s hopes for equality, there is always old traditions that are so hard to be break that they sometimes keep women in inferior positions....   [tags: Fantasia So Long a Letter Women Literature Essays] 3217 words
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A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck - “A Long Way From Chicago” by Richard Peck The book “A Long Way From Chicago” is an adventurous and funny story. The story takes place at Joey Dowdel’s Grandmothers farm house in the country. Joey and his sister Mary Alice were sent to their Grandma’s house during the summer because their parents had to go to Canada for their work. At first, Joey felt uncomfortable with his Grandmother because he had never met her before but eventually he got to know her and they became close friends. On the first week at Grandma’s, a man named Shotgun Cheatman died....   [tags: A Long Way From Chicago Richard Peck] 384 words
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Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter - Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter When a person hears words like feminist or feminism, notions of what it means to be feminine, or consequently unfeminine, begin to dimly form in our mind’s eye. Although we cannot definitively answer the question of what is feminine, we are able to recognize it when we see it or its absence. This conception, however, is arbitrary at best. What is it about an evening gown that seems to define and dress the feminine aura while a woman spitting would be denounced as inherently unfeminine....   [tags: Mariama Ba Long Letter Feminism Essays]
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Plato and the Nuclear Family in his Work:The Republic - ... “Our citizens, then, are devoted to a common interest which they call their own, and in consequence entirely share each other's feelings of joy and sorrow” (Republic, bk. 5, 464). He believes that the most evil things come from the breaking of this societal unity. “And isn’t that what happens whenever such words as “mine” and “not mine” aren’t used in unison. Then, is the best-governed city the one in which most people say “mine” and “not mine” about the same things in the same way. (Republic, bk....   [tags: Society, Offspring] 995 words
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet A. Jacobs - Motherhood is a compassionate kinship between the mother and her offspring. Becoming a mother can be planned or unplanned depending on the person. Families tend to cherish the new beginning to a little human life. When someone decides to have a new life, it isn’t easy, and not only can some women not get pregnant, but the variation your body endures is amazing. The body goes through many life changing experiences. Some women can gain weight, or have a rollercoaster of emotions due to their hormones....   [tags: offspring, motherhood]
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Does Major Depressive Disorder in Parents Predict Specific Fears and Phobias in Offspring? - Introduction I chose to analyze this research article which tries to answer if major depressive disorders in parents lead to specific fears and phobias in offspring, because I like psychology and I wanted an article that was related some way to this interest. Before this research two studies were conducted that reported an increased risk of phobias in offspring of parents with major depressive disorder (MDD) when compared to children of normal parents. These findings suggested a connection between phobias and depression....   [tags: Psychology ] 1215 words
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The Male and Female Reproductive Systems - The reproductive systems are based off of the goal to create offspring. Both the male and the female reproductive systems, although fueled by a similar goal, have different components and structures. Both systems are very complex in their own way, making it important for one to understand how each of the systems and their various processes work. Knowing the processes and components of the male and female reproductive systems will aid all people in their life, sometime or another. It’s important to understand how our individual bodies work and how life is produced....   [tags: Organs, Offspring] 655 words
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So Long A Letter by Mariama Ba and Blood Wedding by Frederico Garcia Lorca - "So Long A Letter" by Mariama Ba and "Blood Wedding" by Frederico Garcia Lorca Thesis: Characters that cause immense pain to another, especially to their consorts, succumb to death in the texts So Long A Letter and Blood Wedding by Mariama Bâ and Federico García Lorca respectively. Death is one aspect of life that prevents a person from being invincible. It is one of the inevitable occurrences that a man has to yield to. In the texts So Long A Letter and Blood Wedding by Mariama Bâ and Federico García Lorca respectively, death is a poignant theme that has prevailed throughout the course of the text....   [tags: Long Letter Ba Blood Wedding Lorca Essays] 1346 words
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Bow and Arrow: The Long Distance Effect - Since primeval times, people have been fascinated by bow and arrow. This combination was the first machine and the ‘extended arm’ of man – right after the throwing of stones or the spear – and is the epitome of the ‘long-distance effect’. Bow and arrow improved this long-distance effect, have mechanized it and made it more efficient. Now, the extended arm could reach farther and the distance to the target became larger and more secure. From the beginning, man has used this weapon not only for hunting, but also for armed conflict, murder and raids....   [tags: bow, arrow, missiles, mozart] 1503 words
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Man’s Struggles of Fate by the Curse of Birth in Eugene O'Neill's A Long Day's Journey into Night - Man’s Struggles of Fate by the Curse of Birth in Eugene O'Neill's A Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene O’Neill’s A Long Day’s Journey into Night deals with tragedy and its attendant focus on character rather than plot. Another emphasis on the play is on the past that ceases to haunt his characters. O’Neill’s characters of A Long Day’s Journey into Night struggle with the past. These characters all seem to agree with Mary Tyrone who claims that a person “can’t help being what the past made him” (Baym 1313)....   [tags: A Long Day's Journey into Night Essays] 1475 words
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Such A Long Journey - Rohinton Mistry’s “Such A Long Journey” is the story of turbulent life of Gustad Noble and his family, who lives in Khodadad Building north of Bombay. The story portrays the series of events such as his son Sohrab’s refusal to attend Indian Institution of Technology, hardships faced by his friends and family, political turmoil and chaos caused by the war between India and Pakistan. Gustad transforms from a stubborn, materialistic and awful person to an open-minded and more adaptive to circumstantial changes in his life....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Mistry, Character Analysis] 1013 words
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The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls and Mockingbird by Marshall Bruce Mather - ... In the song, Mathers explains to his daughter that “I know sometimes things may not always make sense to you right now/But hey, remember what daddy always tell you/Straighten up little soldier/Stiffen up that upper lip/What you crying about/You got me” (Mathers). This excerpt from the song explicitly emphasizes the fact that Mathers cares for his child. This is evident when Mathers tells her that she should not be upset because he is there to protect and comfort her. Mathers demonstrates that he is loving and compassionate to his child when he plies that he is willing to make her feel better by comforting her instead of completely neglecting her emotions....   [tags: father figure, offspring] 1136 words
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State Lamark and Darwin's Theory - ... Briefly describe the social and political influences of the 19th century that would have influenced the development of the theory of evolution. Explain why the theory of evolution has encountered opposition since it was first introduced. It is believed that Darwin had withheld his theory for over 25 years before presenting to the community for fear of negative reception. His theory of evolution was introduced during the Industrial Revolution (emergence of the middle class) and a time where people began to become less involved in religion, hence had a more open mind -frame....   [tags: lamark, theories, offspring, organisms]
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Parental Disagreements with Their Teenage Offspring - Disagreements can happen in a countless variety of places, the home being one of the most common for altercations. Every day at home, parents and their children can clash in arguments and fights. The main reason for this conflict lies in human selfishness, a difference in personal ideas or goalsetting, individual preferences in parts of daily life, or even issues about personal space. Teenagers and their parents sometimes argue over aspects of life and what a child should be doing, at least according to the parents....   [tags: natural human trait of self interest] 523 words
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The Long War - In the fallout of World War II, decolonization around the world was taking place after their colonial rulers had been wasted off any feasible measure to retain them. At the same time, the communist superpower of the USSR began a campaign to set up a buffer zone, otherwise called satellite states, against their former allies and the North American Treaty Organization (NATO). A feeling of mutual antagonism between the two created a global stalemate, and the only measurable way to demonstrate their power was in small conflicts: such as in Afghanistan for the Communists and Vietnam for the Americans....   [tags: Military History]
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What are Chronic Diseases? - Chronic diseases are very common. There are many different chronic diseases, each with its own unique characteristics. Chronic diseases are defined as “a long-lasting condition that can be controlled but not cured” (What is a Chronic Disease?). Most people live their entire life with a chronic disease, yet they do not lose hope or faith in themselves. One well known chronic disease is Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV. HIV is commonly caused through sexual intercourse, but it is not always caused in this way....   [tags: long-lasting conditions, HIV]
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Golden Eagles and Gray Wolves Reproduction - ... The female does most of the babysitting, which is for warmth, protection, or cover young with the wings or body and feeding of the offsprings, while the male supply the female and the young with all the food they need, especially in the early stages of life for the offsprings. She baby sits the chicks almost non-stop for the first two weeks. After this, she will regularly leave the nest and share the hunting with the male. The Offspring will fledge when they are about 65-70 days old, and will become independent after 90-100 days....   [tags: offsprings, monogamous, eggs]
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The Significance of the Night of Long Knives - The Night of Long Knives, one of most noteworthy events during Hitler’s rule, was a purge that occurred on the 30th June 1934. Hitler ordered the murders of conspicuous Conservative anti-Nazis such as Kurt Von Schleicher and Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Left wing Nazis such as Gregor Strasser and many members of the SA including its leader Ernst Rohm. It could be claimed that the murders were significant as they ended a possible takeover by the SA, deterred and intimidated Conservative critics while gaining their support, saw the rise of the SS, introduced terror and dictatorship into mainstream life and reassured the elites and the army....   [tags: German History, Anti-Nazi]
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Canadians in Afghanistan for the Long Haul - Canadians in Afghanistan for the Long Haul It's not as if the news out of Afghanistan has ever been reassuring. From the deaths of four Canadian soldiers by friendly fire in April 2002, to the suicide attacker who took the life of Cpl. Jamie Murphy, 26, of Conception Harbour, Nfld., in January 2004, to the axe assault early this month that wounded Capt. Trevor Greene - Canada's post-9/11 Afghan missions have provided one jolt of violent news after another. Can there really be a Canadian left who imagines this was ever an old-style PEACEKEEPING mission....   [tags: public opinions, polls] 1803 words
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Such a Long Journey by Rohinton Mistry - Religion is one of the reasons why Parsis are a minority in Bombay, India. They believe in Zoroastrianism while most Bombayites are Hindus. The other religions that are minorities are Christianity, and Islam. One of Gustard's friend, Malcom, said to Gustard, "we are the minorities in a nation of Hindus" (Such a Long Journey, pg. 23). Malcom was a Christian and they used to fight about their different religions and who's religion came first. Gustard told Malcom "Our prophet Zarathustra lived more then fifteen hundred years before your son of god was even born; a thousand years before Buddha; two hundred years before Moses....   [tags: story and character analysis] 543 words
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