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Academic Attitude - Academic Attitude During the course of a student's progression through academia, he must learn that the teacher cannot think for him. It is essential for a student to free his mind, allowing thought to flow. Instead of waiting for the answers to be handed to him on a silver platter, he will rise to his full potential, above to the meta level, and for himself, determine what the answer is. The student must also become active in his learning. Therefore taking his academic potential to the higher level....   [tags: essays research papers] 987 words
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Right Attitude towards the Earth - What is the right attitude towards the Earth, when so many of its societies abuse its resources and disregards the matrix of life. The basic understanding of self, how self interacts with the numbered moments of life, is vital to the right attitude of being conscious of the earth. Listening and obeying our conscience is essential for fostering world peace and harmony. Bonding is mandatory to achieve the right attitude towards the earth. Living in a life that is not conscious one cannot truly understand the wisdom of earth....   [tags: Environment, Environmental] 951 words
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Teachers’ Technology Attitude Scale - The theoretical framework will apply Swan and Dixon's (2006), Teachers’ Technology Attitude Scale (TAS), originally designed by McFarlane, Hoffman, and Green (1997), Evaluation of the Technology Attitude (EOTTA). Swan and Dixon revised the TAS to determine the extent of the relationship between teachers’ attitudes towards technology and level of application of technology in the instructional practice. According to the researchers, The TAS model played a crucial role in incorporating technology in the classroom through the use of math educational software applications....   [tags: Educational Technology, philosophy of education] 571 words
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An Essential Attitude Adjustment - ... Both Carruth and Ryan use symbolism to illustrate the point that life is not always an easy endeavor. At best, life is still difficult. Carruth chooses the symbolism of a weaver weaving a tapestry and the difficulties that are faced in such a task, while Ryan describes the pitfalls and dangers that a turtle must confront in life. Carruth’s weaver deals with “loose ends, broken threads, and a pattern which he [cannot] control” (4-5). The obstacles faced by Ryan’s turtle are much the same. Her life is described as “graceless, like dragging a packing-crate places, and almost any slope defeats her modest hopes” (4-6)....   [tags: Poetry Comparison]
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The Ethical Use of the Life Attitude Schedule - ... Seventy-eight percent of the sample were Caucasian, while the rest were a mixture of Asians, African Americans and Hispanic populations. The third sample was of 32 adolescents that were recruited from two other studies. These were all Caucasian and seventy-three percent were female. There was a mean age of 15.3. All of the 32 adolescents had been diagnoised with either depression or dysthymia (Lewinsohn et.al, 1994). The control group was of same age and gender. They had no mental illness history....   [tags: Social Issues, Suicide ] 1721 words
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Attitude is a Learned Behavior - Attitude is a Learned Behavior Attitude is a learned behavior that can be changed based on the individuals choice and wiliness to change. The Webster’s New World Dictionary defines attitude in three different ways; first is a bodily posture showing mood or action, second is a manner showing one’s feeling or thoughts and third is one’s disposition. In General Attitudes are the feelings and thoughts you have about yourself and how you interact with other people. Attitude plays apart of everything in society’s life, from taking your first steps, going to high school, choosing a college, getting a job and choosing a mate....   [tags: Psychology Essays] 1106 words
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Keeping an Optimistic Attitude in Life - Keeping an Optimistic Attitude in Life Optimistic and pessimistic attitudes constantly affect the outcome of people's lives. In my life, I try to keep an optimistic attitude about the things I do because I know it will help lead me to more desirable ends. There have been many situations in which optimism has helped me through difficult times. Two areas in particular have provided me optimistic experiences: athletics and academics. First, optimism was very apparent while I was the co-captain of my high school soccer team....   [tags: Papers] 529 words
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Your Attitude Is Showing - Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations I enjoyed reading "Your Attitude Is Showing" a great deal more than I expected to. I normally hate to read because I am not very good at it, and I am usually uninterested in the subject. I found that this book to be quite easy to read. The language that the authors used was very easy to understand. Also, it was divided into many chapters with many sections in each chapter. This made it easy for me to keep my attention on the book. When reading I normally become tired and bored, but I was able to focus well on this book....   [tags: Business Marketing] 784 words
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Changes in Attitude Over the Years - Changes in Attitude Over the Years Imagine walking down the street one day, only to be smiled at and happily greeted by each and every person you encountered. Life in the 1930s was just like this. Towns were small and everyone knew one another. Now imagine walking down a crowded, traffic-filled street, only to be pushed aside, ignored, or ridiculed. Life in the 1980s, and today, is like this. Towering skyscrapers and large houses cover the land and no one seems to have a care in the world for another person....   [tags: Society Norms Culture] 928 words
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The Attitude of Howard Hughes - Missing Works Cited Although Howard Hughes had a very cocky attitude, he did what he needed to do to finish his life goals: "Things I want to be 1. The best golfer in the world. 2. The best flyer pilot. 3. the most famous producer of moving pictures." Goals written on the back of a receipt (p55) His attitude was so impressive that it led to a major contribution in the world of aviation. The steps that he took, not listening to people say that he cannot do it, great secrecy, the need for perfection, and he does what ever is necessary to get the job done, that along side of his Texan attitude would lead to one of the greatest achievements in aviation....   [tags: Inventors] 1413 words
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The Change of Wang Lung's Attitude - Though Wang Lung has his had a concubine. He persists on keeping the land and did not want to sell it even though his family was starving. He has more bad points than his good points. Now I will explain why Wang Lung is a bad man. Money was a main factor in Wang Lung's attitude which changed completely many times because of his wealth. At the beginning of the story Wang Lung is a poor farmer who always thinks carefully about how he spends his money. As he was a poor farmer, Wang Lung was filled with fear when he first approaches the House of Hwang to collect O-Lan ....   [tags: essays research papers] 571 words
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Keats Attitude Towards Nature - Keats is one of the greatest lovers and admirers of nature. In his poetry, we come across exquisitely beautiful descriptions of the wonder sigts and senses of nature. He looks with child-like delight at the objects of nature and his whole being is thrilled by what he sees and hears. Everything in nature for him is full of wonder and mystery - the rising sun, the moving cloud, the growing bud and the swimming fish. But Keats is not only the poet of nature. Infact, all the romantics love and appreciate nature with an equal ardour....   [tags: World Literature] 483 words
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Attitude Towards Politics - Attitude Towards Politics A variety of factors, including but not limited to; family, peers, the media and education shape political attitudes. Many things influence the way people feel about politics, and depending on the immediate environments, views can change dramatically. Family can influence the political party that people belong to. Family can also influence the way in which a person does or does not vote. If a family has traditionally voted democratic, chances are that the children will vote the same way....   [tags: Papers] 507 words
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Attitude Toward Warfare in Beowulf - Attitude Toward Warfare in Beowulf Many historians and authors, such as Tacitus, described Anglo-Saxon England as a region dominated by warlike, belligerent tribes of Germanic descent. These people constantly fought for territories and treasures, which they possessed or wished to acquire. It was the duty of a king or a lord to acquire jewels and armor for his people and that was how he kept his kinsmen loyal to him. In the legendary epic poem, Beowulf, these traits of Anglo-Saxon culture are clearly defined....   [tags: Anglo Saxon English Literature Essays]
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Attitude Towards War in Poetry - Attitude Towards War in Poetry Compare three war poems demonstrating awareness of the poet’s attitude towards war. The three poems I am comparing are ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen, ‘Vergismeinnicht’ by Keith Douglas and ‘War photographer’ by Carol Ann Duffy. ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ is based on a world war one personal experience. Wilfred Owen was brought up with a religious background, which shows through, in his writing. His total war experience was short, as he died in battle in 1918 aged only 25....   [tags: War Poems Poetry Literature Essays] 1974 words
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The Christian Attitude Toward Abortion - The Christian Attitude Toward Abortion Abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a foetus, or the ending of a pregnancy through medical means. In society today abortions are common and no justified reason has to be presented. The topic of abortion is quite a controversial issue and people today have a range of opinions and ideas on the matter. Some may argue it is the murdering of a child but others in defence to this may say that the foetus is not yet a child as before 24 weeks (this is the latest stage of pregnancy where a termination is permitted) of pregnancy all the features of the baby are not yet formed consequently making the foetus not a human being....   [tags: Papers] 1047 words
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The Koran's Attitude Towards Women - The Koran's Attitude Towards Women The Koran is a book following the religion of the Muslim people. In it, many aspects of their ways of life and their attitudes towards different people are addressed. It mentions the strong feelings of the true believers towards Jews and Christians, however it gives a view of women that is taken two ways. A major part of their religion is the way women should be treated. This idea is a controversial topic as seen from a person that is not a true believer, or a Muslim....   [tags: Papers] 1244 words
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On Intolerance - On Intolerance I assume that the feeling of evil is more widespread than the feeling of good. That is why intolerance as an attitude appears to be even more common than tolerance. This thesis is justified by psychological and sociological theories which, by analyzing the psyches of humans as individuals and of societies, explain why intolerance, destruction and aggressiveness control our actions so frequently. Therefore, in spite of positive intentions inherent in every person who dreams about being the best and living as decently as possible, an honest picture of our time evokes a rather pessimistic disposition....   [tags: Tolerance Morals Value Attitude Papers] 4711 words
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Assessing Library Staff’s Attitude in An Academic Library - ... Management Science, 49 (4), 571–582. Barclay, I., Poolton, J., & Dann, Z. (1996). Improving competitive responsiveness via the virtual environment. IEEE IEMC, 96, 52-62. Bettencourt, L.A., & Brown, S.W. (2003). Role stressors and customer-oriented boundary-spanning behaviors in service organisations. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 31 (4), 394-408. Bhatti, R. (2003). Perceptions of user-education in the university libraries of Pakistan. PhD thesis, University of Manchester, Manchester....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System Testing - Each Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System (MPACS) tube underwent testing prior to assembly and launch. The first tests for MPACS occurred on 10 and 13 May 2004. These tests involve firing each tube and documenting how many pulses are observed. However, there are no details to exactly which PPT was fired, so from this point in the analysis, the most conservative (longest) duration will be assumed to be for the PPT that shorted on 2 Nov 07 (PPT Cluster 2, Tube 2). Additionally, since there are no time records available, a frequency of 1 Hz will be assumed....   [tags: Test Analysis] 817 words
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The Party’s Attitude Toward Love and Sexuality - The Party’s attitude toward love and sexuality 1984 is a novel written by George Orwell, the main theme of the novel is about how totalitarian society can control every aspect of a person thought, sexuality and action. Totalitarianism can be define as a repressive one-party that has total control over people thoughts and actions. In 1984, people are being control totally by the Party through device such as the telescreen. People are stripped away from their freedom to do things that they want. The Party wants people to only focus on improving the Party and set everything else aside....   [tags: Literary Analysis, argumentative, persuasive]
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The Narrator’s Attitude in The Pugilist at Rest - The Narrator’s Attitude in The Pugilist at Rest           Webster’s Dictionary defines it as a mental position or the feeling one has for oneself.  In life our attitudes help define who you are or what you are like.  Attitude helps create your personality and how you would react under certain situations.  In “The Pugilist at Rest” Thom Jones tells us of one man’s attitude and how adversity and a disability changed his attitude completely.  The narrator’s attitude under goes changes from boot camp, bludgeoning Hey Baby,  recon Marine duty and finally obtaining Dostoyevski’s epilepsy from a boxing match....   [tags: Pugilist at Rest Essays]
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ATTITUDE CHANGE IN VIEWING RACIST TERMS - Running head: ATTITUDE CHANGE IN VIEWING RACIST TERMS Attitude Change in Viewing Racist Terms as Immoral Using Persuasion Tactics and Group Size Larkin Wood II University of Georgia Abstract The degree of individual attitudinal change dealing with racial terms among individuals when exposed to different persuasionary group size and tactics was studied. One hundred and twenty University of Georgia students received one of the twelve different conditions, which consisted of one of the three group sizes matched with one of the four persuasion types....   [tags: essays research papers] 3635 words
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Attitude Towards Love in Valentine and The Flea - Through Close Analysis of Language, Structure and Theme, Compare and Contrast the Poet's Attitude Towards Love in Valentine and The Flea. The two poems "Valentine" and "The Flea" are about the two different ways in which the poets portray their views about love, however the poems are still linked in a few ways. "The Flea was published in the seventeenth century and was written by 'John Donne'. "Valentine" was published in 1983 and was written by 'Carol Ann Duffy'. Both poems are addressed to an unknown lover....   [tags: Poetry Poems Compare Contrast] 1657 words
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Scrooge's Change in Attitude in A Christmas Carol - Consider Dickens’s portrayal of Scrooge’s change in attitude in a Christmas Carol What message do you feel Dickens Conveys to the reader. The essay will discuss the moral messages, which can be interpreted in the novel. It will examine the main character Scrooge, and his attitude towards life, his mean, grumpy and selfish character and his lack of Christian charity. It will explain the transformation of Scrooge and why the transformation occurred. Scrooge's mean attitude was demonstrated when he said to his nephew, “What right have you to be Merry....   [tags: English Literature] 1969 words
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Attitude Towards Women in Virgil's Aeneid - Attitude Towards Women in Virgil's Aeneid In Susan Wiltshire's essay, she accuses Virgil as being a woman-hater. "Vergil is seen to portray female characters on both the human and the divine levels as irrational and subordinate, while male characters are rational and hierarchially superior" (Wiltshire) While trying to prove her conviction of Vergil's epic, she goes on to say, "for example, Perkell hypothesizes that Vergil altered the traditional stories about Creusa and Dido expressly in order to portray women as victims of the Roman mission and Aeneas's inattention." (Wiltshire) While she does admit that Vergil did not only discredit women, but men too, she felt that his feeling towards women was much more prejiduce than men....   [tags: Aeneid Essays]
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Not In My Backyard Attitude Interferes with Resolutions - Not In My Backyard Attitude Interferes with Resolutions Not In My Backyard (NIMBY) conflicts have many characteristics that make successful resolutions difficult to achieve. A typical NIMBY conflict, such as a proposal for a landfill site in a vacant lot behind a low-income housing district, often carries with it controversial problems of environmental justice, distributional equity, and procedural justice. The public affected by the Locally Unwanted Land Use (LULU) raises questions such as ãwhy me?ä and ãyou're targeting me just because I'm a minority.ä Some people find out they are affected by a LULU after it is approved, and claim that they had no notification about the proposed project....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Henry Ford's Attitude Towards Jews - After reading Henry Ford, "The International Jew: The World's Problem," one may find that Ford's attitude towards Jews is not very different from those attitudes expressed within Chapter VII of The Jew in the Modern World. Ford considers Jews to be greed driven "swarms...and the world's enigma" (513). The comments and arguments of Bauer, Marx, Wagner, Stoecker, Treitschke, and Mommsen all recognize those qualities of the Jews that give them economic and political advantage within the countries they populate; lifestyles, morals, and traditions....   [tags: European Literature] 735 words
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Fathers Attitude of Love Towards Sinners. - Fathers Attitude of Love Towards Sinners The Parable of the Prodigal Son reveals both Gods love for those who are ready to accept it, which in this case is the prodigal son who returns to his father, and his rejection of the self-centered righteousness. Repentance and forgiveness are essential to everyday life. In the book of Luke, the parable of the prodigal son is told. The father in the parable represents God. The prodigal son is symbolic of one who is living in sin, repents, and returns to fellowship with God....   [tags: Religion Religious Biblical Papers]
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Dylan Thomas' Attitude Towards Society - Dylan Thomas' Attitude Towards Society Swansea was the "ugly lovely town"1of Dylan Thomas's childhood and it was through his explorations of Swansea and the surrounding area that he formed his first impressions of childhood. Thomas grew up during the depression after the First World War and during this time there was massive unemployment in Swansea and this would have influenced his outlook on society, but although Thomas's poems often contained bleak imagery he was not a war poet and his poems dealt with personal issues such as innocence, experience and death rather than being political....   [tags: Dylan Thomas Poetry Poems Essays] 1905 words
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William Blake's Attitude Towards the Poor - William Blake's Attitude Towards the Poor William Blake was born in 1757 and of an early age he wrote poetry, soon enough he became well known to the Church and also the wealthy. Blake was very critical towards the Church despite being a firm believer of God. He thought that the Church were overpowering the poor side of the Country. Blake would get his message through to others in the use of poetry, if people studied the poems they would get a clear idea of Blake's views. William Blake wrote two books which included some of his poems, they were called 'Songs of Innocence' and 'Songs of Experience.' Songs of Innocence was written in 1789, five years earlier than 'Songs of Experience'....   [tags: The Chimney Sweeper Wealth Poetry Essays] 3296 words
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Mary Shelley's Attitude to Knowledge in Frankenstein - Mary Shelley's Attitude to Knowledge in Frankenstein Mary Shelley is a gothic writer, who (through this novel 'Frankenstein') has been able to create a hybrid form of gothic literature, a gothic/horror genre which allows Shelley to convey a more realistic terror, one that resides within the psyche instead of a form outside , an example would be Ghosts. Her knowledge on different subjects allows her to create a realistic world in the novel, possibly even criticising her own husband Percy Shelley, who searched for knowledge and in doing so became egotistical and self obsessed like a true romantic just like Frankenstein and other romantic characters like him....   [tags: Papers] 1075 words
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The Attitude of the Culture at the Time of "An Inspector Calls" - An Inspector Calls is a murder mystery book (play), written by J.B. Priestly, where little by little more is revealed, keeping the reader (viewer) hooked, as they want to find out more. During the book Priestly shows the attitudes and the way things were at the time, such as how there was cheap labour and how people were arrogant to things such as war ever happening. Throughout act 1, Priestly also strongly conveys his views of the time through the character of the inspector and his views becomes a central theme in the novel, this theme being responsibility and how there are consequences to all your actions, as any one of them can trigger a chain of events....   [tags: An Inspector Calls, J.B. Priestly, culture, histor] 819 words
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The Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Safe Sex Behavior among Sex Workers - ‘It’ first appeared in 1981 in the United States of America. Since then ‘it’ has only grown larger and by the end of year 2006, some 1,106,400 people in US were living with ‘it’ and around 21% were undiagnosed. Some 56,300 people become infected with ‘it’ in 2006 alone. ‘It’ killed 14,561 people in the US and its dependent areas in 2007 and some 583,298 people have succumbed to ‘it’ as of 2007 in US and the death toll is rising every passing day. (CDC. HIV Prevalence Estimates—United States, 2006....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive]
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Did Attitude Shape Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie Success as Pioneers? - ... This crucial decision alienated them geographically from relatives and from establishing friendships which are essential for a pioneer. You can immediately see this in Susanna’s language which is focussed on emotional situations rather than day-to-day ones in her sister’s narrative stories. The Moodies bought land that was already cleared and cultivated with ready-to-move in cottage sight unseen, knowing that it would be too far away to easily commute back and forth to her brother’s estate (Gray 83, 84)....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Dickens' Attitude toward Victorian Customs of Crime and Punishment - Dickens' Attitude toward Victorian Customs of Crime and Punishment During the novel called Great Expectations, Charles Dickens makes it obvious to us how he feels about crime and punishment in the Victorian era. This essay will examine some of the ways he expresses his feelings and makes his attitude clear. The first way that Dickens reveals part of his attitude is by the words and phrases he uses to describe the escaped convict. To show the readers that the man he is describing is an escaped convict, Dickens uses such words and phrases such as: "A fearful man, all in course grey, with a great iron on his leg....   [tags: Great Expectations Crime Charles Dickens Essays] 813 words
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The Marquis De Sades Attitude Towards Women - The Marquis de Sade's Attitude Towards Women The Marquis de Sade was an author in France in the late 1700s. His works were infamous in their time, giving Sade a reputation as an adulterer, a debaucher, and a sodomite. One of the more common misrepresentations concerning Sade was his attitude toward women. His attitude was shown in his way of life and in two of his literary characters, Justine and Julliette. The Marquis de Sade was said to be the first and only philosopher of vice because of his atheistic and sadistic activities....   [tags: essays research papers] 1672 words
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Berendt's Attitude in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Berendt's Attitude in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil "The biggest challenge . . . is finding characters worth writing about, " says John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. "I found a mother lode in Savannah" (Anderson 18). Berendt conveys certain attitudes towards different characters and events. He takes the same explorative and open approach to each person and situation, but his final attitudes towards them are quite varied. He behaves very differently around Jim Williams than around Joe Odom and his crew, and differently from all of them when around Lee Adler....   [tags: Midnight Garden Good Evil] 788 words
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University Students Attitude Towards Selecting Partner - Aims of the study <ol> <li value="1"> To study university students' attitudes towards selecting mates <li value="2"> To compare and contrast men and women's attitudes in selecting mates </ol> There are reasons we choose to date someone rather than the other, and there are reasons, similar or different, we choose to marry someone over the other. Here are some of the main reasons that have influences on selecting your partner. <ol> <li value="1"> Economic status. According to Hutter's study, Significant, others and marriage student role attitude, economic status is the most important factor in the marriage....   [tags: Sociology] 946 words
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Sexist Attitude in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness - Sexist Attitude in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness This paper will discuss the way Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness relies, both thematically and formally, on values that could be called sexist. By "sexism" I mean the those cultural assumptions that make women be regarded, unjustly, as in different ways inferior to men: socially, intellectually and morally. Since Heart of Darkness has often been regarded as one of the best and profoundest discussions of morality in English literature, this issue is very important....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]
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The Greek Attitude Towards Women as seen in the Works of Hesiod - The Greek Attitude Towards Women as seen in the Works of Hesiod Hesiod leaves no doubt that the existence of women is on balance a terrible thing for men. Zeus ordered Hephaistos to create women as a punishment for his having been decieved.. Women were to be a poisoned gift for men, which "all shall take to their hearts with delight, an evil to love and embrace" (W&D, 57-59). In the Theogony women are called "a great plague" because they are "ill-suited to Poverty’s curse, but suited to Plenty" (592-93), among other flaws....   [tags: Greek Mythology Greek Poet] 722 words
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Jessie Pope's Attitude to War in the Poem Who's For the Game - Jessie Pope's Attitude to War in the Poem Who's For the Game Jessie Pope was a journalist who wrote recruitment poems for the Daily Mail during the First World War. The poems she did write were positive propaganda poems for the war; her objective was to stimulate patriotism in the readers so that the men would join the forces. Pope wrote a persuasive poem where she compared war to a game. This is illustrated in the title 'Who's for the game?' It shows that her attitude to war was that it was a great big event that everyone should take part in one way or another....   [tags: Papers] 885 words
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ATTITUDE CONTROL OF AN AUTONOMOUS QUADROTOR WITH POLYNOMIAL ESTIMATION OF A LINEAR QUADRADIC REGULATOR - ABSTRACT This paper describes the actions taken to optimize the execution time of an attitude controller of a quadrotor. An examination of the linear quadratic regulator (LQR) control method reveals the opportunity to reproduce its functionality through polynomial estimation. The optimized method is deployed to a National Instruments sbRIO 9632 embedded control and acquisition board where it decreases execution time by a factor of ten while still operating within 2.5x10-5radians of the original control method....   [tags: Mathematics]
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Dickens' Attitude Toward Education in Hard Times - Dickens' Attitude Toward Education in Hard Times Dickens wrote Hard Times in 1854, when the industrial revolution was active. This influenced the way the book was written. In the first two chapters of Hard Times, Dickens' attitudes to education are presented. He uses two characters, Gradgrind and M'Choakumchild to show the bad views of education and the opposition to Dickens' views. There is an immediate tension between Dickens' way of thinking and Gradgrind's and M'Choakumchild's....   [tags: Papers] 868 words
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The Resumption of Whaling by Norway and America's Attitude Towards Whaling - The Resumption of Whaling by Norway and America's Attitude Towards Whaling The following paper is about the resumption of whaling by Norway with a focus on the American attitude towards whaling in general. Whaling is a very sensitive issue for many people, including myself. There are many people who feel that whales are highly intelligent mammals, akin to humanity in many ways....   [tags: Papers] 1502 words
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Pro War Attitude Conveyed in Robert Bridges' Poem Wake Up, England - In the poem “Wake Up, England” by Robert Bridges, the speaker expresses his pro-war attitude and urges his English citizens to support the war by playing with our fears, duty and patriotism. In stanza one and two, the speaker asks the citizens to stand up for England because now is not a time for happiness. This is shown when, ‘Thou peace-maker, fight/Stand, England, for honor.’ (Line 2-3); meaning that the speaker is wanting the citizens of England to fight, either physically in the war or supporting it....   [tags: Poetry, Poem Analysis] 666 words
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Dickens' Attitude Towards Charity in Oliver Twist - How does Dickens portray his attitude to charity in the Opening chapters of Oliver Twist The novel Oliver Twist was written by Charles Dickens in the mid 1930’s. Society in the mid 1800’s had a huge gulf between the rich and the poor, This was because before 1834, the cost of looking after the poor was growing more expensive every year. This cost was paid by the middle and upper classes in each town through their local taxes. There was a real suspicion amongst the middle class and upper classes that they were paying the poor to be lazy and avoid work....   [tags: English Literature] 3794 words
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Attitude of Lord Capulet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Attitude of Lord Capulet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet My assignment will look at the attitude and the behaviour of Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and I will also look at how far Lord Capulet is to blame for the tragedy of the star-crossed lovers. The most famous English playwright William Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare son of John and Mary Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Before the play started an actor would come up to the stage and read out the prologue....   [tags: Papers] 777 words
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