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Definition of Beautiful in Beauty of a Man by Sappho - When trying to interpret the word “beautiful” lots of different things often come to mind. First off, some may see beauty in nature; some may see it in people. If talking about the beauty in a person, it could be interpreted in two different ways: beauty on the inside, such as their kindness or respect towards others. Then there is beauty on the outside, which focuses more on someone’s looks rather than personality. If interpreting the word ‘beautiful’ in nature, it is usually based distinctly on the looks or sound that nature has to offer....   [tags: beautiful, challenges, deeds] 578 words
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The World Is a Beautiful Place, B Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Lawrence Ferlinghetti wrote his poem, “The World Is a Beautiful Place…,” in 1955. It was a time of war and suffering, especially due to the imminent Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement beginning in 1955. In this poem, Lawrence Ferlinghetti reveals the world’s disguised beauty with his distinctive poetic patterns, rhythm, irony and unique style to illustrate the connotative perception of the world and how the world and life itself can truly be beautiful no matter how long it takes for one to come to such conclusion....   [tags: The World Is a Beautiful Place]
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A Beautiful Mind Teaches us About Suffering from Schizophrenia - “A Beautiful Mind” is a movie by director Ron Howard, which is based on the biography of a mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr, played by Russell Crowe. Jennifer Connelly plays the role of Alicia Larde, wife of John Nash. John is a schizophrenic. He received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994 for developing the “game theory”. This is a movie about how schizophrenia affects the functioning of the person as well as their family. Though we will never know what it is actually like to suffer from this disorder, this movie tries to portray the experiences of a schizophrenic....   [tags: Essays on A Beautiful Mind] 437 words
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Artist of the Beautiful - Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Artist of the Beautiful "He had caught a far other butterfly than this. When the artist rose high enough to achieve the beautiful, the symbol by which he made it perceptible to mortal senses became of little value in his eyes while his spirit possessed itself in the enjoyment of the reality." -Hawthorne, "The Artist of the Beautiful". In "The Artist of the Beautiful" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, creative process is represented as the practice of creating an animated mechanism in the shape of a butterfly and imbuing it with the spirit of Owen Warland – the pursuer of beauty....   [tags: Hawthorne Artist Beautiful Essays] 1441 words
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Gender and Sexuality as Dipicted in the movie ‘Beautiful Boxer’ - Beautiful boxer is a Thai movie revolving around Toom, the protagonist and his struggles throughout life for a sex change. Toom does not want to gain glory by defeating opponents in the ring. He wants to earn enough money to support his family and to get a sec change surgery. Toom’s life goes from his teenage years as a traveling monk, to tough days in boxing camps, to explosive matches where he knocks out most of his opponents across Thailand and Japan. This movie is based on a true story of Parinya "Nong Toom" Charoenphol, a bold star, model in Thailand and “one of the most controversial figures to emerge in international sport” (Hodgkinson)....   [tags: Beautiful Boxer, Thai Movie, Film Analysis]
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A Beautiful Mind - A Beautiful Mind The movie "A Beautiful Mind" tells the story of Nobel Prize winner John Nash's struggle with schizophrenia. It follows his journey from the point where he is not even aware he has schizophrenia, to the point where Nash and his wife find a way to manage his condition. The movie provides a lot of information and insight into the psychological condition of schizophrenia, including information on the symptoms, the treatment and cures, the life for the individual and for the individual's family....   [tags: Movie Film Beautiful Mind Schizophrenia Essays] 751 words
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Love and Hope in film Life is Beautiful and novel Night - Love and Hope in film Life is Beautiful and novel Night "Through love, through hope, and faith's transcendent dower, we feel that we are greater than we know."- William Wordsworth. As stated in this quote, when we have something to hope for, and someone showing us love, we are capable of many things. In the movie Life is Beautiful and the book Night love and hope are the only things that keep the characters alive....   [tags: Film Novel Night Life Beautiful] 1102 words
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Schizophrenic Creativity in Nasar's A Beautiful Mind and Ron Howard's Movie - Schizophrenic Creativity in Nasar's A Beautiful Mind and Ron Howard's Movie In Ron Howard's (2001) A Beautiful Mind, Russell Crowe gives life to Sylvia Nasar's depiction of the schizophrenic genius John Nash in her novel of the same title. Both Nasar and Howard try to depict Nash's creative genius in an effort to unlock understanding of the creative process. The underlying reality of Nash's psychological creative process may never fully be realized due to the extreme difficulty of coherently portraying the mind of a schizophrenic, however the relationships between the portrayals of Nash through each medium shed light on Howard's own view of the creative process....   [tags: Beautiful Mind Movie Comparison Papers]
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Review of the Film, A Beautiful Mind - This was a superb movie although it was not original from the standpoint of being the first movie about schizophrenia, it was first the time I have seen this sickness manifest itself like that. The movie was based on a true story about a brilliant mathematician John Nash, who was suffering from a very severe case of schizophrenia for many years un-noticed, it began in his teenage years. He believed that he was secretly working with the government to break Russian codes. Eventually, the situation got out of control....   [tags: Movie Film Beautiful Mind Essays] 909 words
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The Fight to Be Beautiful - The Fight to be Beautiful Growing up we are surrounded by the media, and without acknowledging what is taking place, we are formed into gender roles that dictate our perspective and place in society. I remember opening my very first Seventeen Magazine. Flipping the pages I found images of beautiful girls, expensive clothing, and what would be, my very first diet plan. Headlines filled the pages on ways to improve your physical appearance, how to make all the boys want you, and what you would have to buy in order to make this happen....   [tags: Beauty ]
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Dying to Be Beautiful - Dying to be “Beautiful” In today's world, people seem to continue to strive to meet what media calls the “perfect” body. For many people, women especially, this is becoming a very unnatural way for them to think. The perfect body is only helping the self-confidence of the one who gets the surgery. Today, the image the media is portraying, as the “perfect body image”, is fake and dangerous. One should be confident in the way they look and shouldn’t follow what the media makes people look like. There are of course, people who disagree and are completely for plastic surgery and think it is great....   [tags: plastic surgery, perfect body image] 1252 words
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The Beautiful Individual - Introduction Individuals are constantly asking themselves why they look the way they do and trying to change the imperfections they see in the mirror everyday. This crisis is known as having self esteem issues. The topic of self-image issues is greatly over looked but consumes the lives of over two thirds of the worlds population. Christina Aguileras song “Beautiful” from her fourth album Stripped (2006) and India Aries song “Video” from her album Acoustic Soul (2001) both touch on the subject of self-image but more importantly empowerment....   [tags: self esteem, self image, imperfections]
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A Beautiful Mind - ... The book introduces the common symptoms of the mental illness schizophrenia and describes the treatments used as they are discovered and improved upon. A Beautiful Mind talks about the complications doctors faced in trying to find a remedy or a way to combat the symptoms of schizophrenia. Even though there is no cure for schizophrenia, there are many types of antipsychotic drugs that counter the symptoms linked with schizophrenia. I believe drug treatment based on the biological paradigm is the only viable way to fight schizophrenia....   [tags: applied paper, literary analysis, film ] 1705 words
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The Beautiful Persephone - The Beautiful Persephone Mythology is the study of myths, why they were created, and how the stories explain things, normally nature related happenings (Matyszak 6). Myths explain the old cultures view on the world and other conflicts. They usually include a conflict with a few gods or goddesses or creatures and the ending result is what "creates" the happening in the world (Matyszak 6). Persephone is important because she is what, indirectly, caused the seasons to change. The myth of Persephone starts off with Persephone picking flowers when she comes along to a flower her father, Zeus, said he wanted her to bring back....   [tags: Greek mythology]
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A Beautiful Prison - A Beautiful Prison “Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.”(Mangham). When said that love is blind, then why do fools fallow beauty. Many a fool has over looked or never seen the heart that hides behind such a silhouette. In the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, and in most daily lives the effect of physical appearance on a person’s life is immense: in that it gives and takes advantages from the characters’ lives....   [tags: Cyrano] 519 words
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Morocco the Beautiful - ... The lifestyles and traditions of Morocco clearly differ from region to region, similarly to their education. The education system in Morocco differs dramatically from city to rural areas. Moroccan schools offer free education to boys and girls until age 15 (“Background Note: Morocco”.). Education after that age is to be paid for by the families of the students. Moroccan cities pride themselves in their history of education. The city of Fez claims to have the world’s oldest university, founded in 859 A.D (Yager)....   [tags: North-African countries]
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Is the Song Really As Beautiful As It Seems? - ... / Only you, only you can, / you are unique” (22-24). The siren is used as a symbol to show one of the typical stereotypes of woman in today’s society. The stereotype shown is that woman tend to make themselves seem helpless by playing the role of the “damsel in distress”. In describing her curse, the siren wails about her “picturesque and mythical” beauty. This is done to portray herself as a victim in order to draw men to save her, when in reality she doesn't need saving. By using the speaker, Atwood conveys her dissatisfaction with society's view of the intention of women, which is to be irresistible and seduce men....   [tags: Siren Song by Margaret Atwood]
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A Beautiful Mind and the Illustration of Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia is a disease that plagues many individuals today and though medications can help alleviate the symptoms there is no known cure for the illness. There are a multitude of representations of schizophrenia in the media. This paper will focus on A Beautiful Mind; a film that focuses on John Forbes Nash Jr. Nash was a mentally gifted individual. He attended Princeton and his mathematical work has changed society greatly. In the movie, Russell Crowe played John Nash in A Beautiful Mind....   [tags: film review, psychological analysis] 1633 words
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The True, the Beautiful and the Good - ... In this famous poem, Blake has made minute observation to all kinds of tragedies in London, “I wander thro' each charter'd street, / Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, / And mark in every face I meet / Marks of weakness, marks of woe / […] / But most thro' midnight streets I hear / How the youthful Harlots curse / Blasts the new-born Infants tear / And blights with plagues the Marriage hearse” (Blake, 8). From the poverty in material to the yoke of spirits, from the men to the women, and from the adults to the children, English’s sufferings have given huge impacts to Blake....   [tags: three elements in Romanticism]
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Is the Price to Be Beautiful too Much? - ... The toxin, which is causing this reaction, is formally under the name of botulism, which is also a type of food poisoning. Being in the culinary field that we are in, several of the culinary field recognize how dangerous botulism is, which is why I believe that having this type of plastic surgery can be a scary idea, nor is it a safe decision. Not Positive Facts about Breast Augmentation Breast Augmentation is the second leading plastic surgery in this modern period. Breast Augmentation can be damaging to your body for the reason that a foreign object is being placed into your body and is been known to be rejected just as easily as it was implanted into your body....   [tags: cosmetic surgery and procedures]
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Ethical Analysis of A Beautiful Mind - Ethical Analysis of “A Beautiful Mind” “A Beautiful mind” is a story based on the life of John Forbes Nash, who is a famous mathematician. Unfortunately, he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia that majorly affects his personal and social life. Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder in which the patient’s ability to function is impaired by severely distorted beliefs, perceptions, and thought processes (Hockenbury, 2010). John Nash, the main character, faces many challenges in his professional life as well as in his personal life....   [tags: Film Review, Ethics, Mental Health]
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Life is Beautiful, by Roberto Benigni - “Life is Beautiful” is a movie that is characterized for its comedy in the entire first half, which is meticulously portrayed by Roberto Benigni. Roberto wrote and directed the movie by himself and successfully tells the story of a Jewish Italian. The struggle experienced by both son and father remains similar in the movie and book 'The Road.' The second half of the movie reflects the struggle of World War II. Guido and his son who were captured by the Nazi guards make several attempts to escape from the camps....   [tags: The Road, Comparison]
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A Mauling on a Beautiful Summer Day - ... The vicious creature had attacked me. Paralyzed with fear, I felt a gaping hole ripped in my face. My skin felt gnarled, chiseled and raw. Blood gushed down my severed cheek. Tremors surged my body. Drops of hemoglobin splattered all over the sidewalk. My mind lapsed into a blur of daze and confusion. Patrick and Tommy yelled for help. The neighbors stopped and dashed to my aid. My mom rushed to my side. The small vicious creature ran off. The owners of the friendly retriever remained to help....   [tags: personal narrative] 1001 words
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The Hardships of a Beautiful Country, Austria - ... The mountains of Austria contain large deposits of mineral resources, some of which include iron and manganese. The land is also a reason Austria is so prosperous. There are more than 3 million acres of arable land in Austria and a plethora of forests, offering a good source of timber. Austria’s breathtaking landscape contributes to the country’s prosperity in the form of tourism. Another reason Austria is so prosperous is because of the Danube River. The Danube is an important trade route and offers a way of water transportation for the otherwise landlocked country....   [tags: prosperous, music, tourists]
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Psychological Study of Life is Beautiful - In psychology we have learned many different theories that explain human thought processes. In this paper I am using a film called “Life is Beautiful” to illustrate five of them. These theories are attachment, assimilation, accommodation, moral development, and the authoritative parent. I will explain why these are important and show you examples of each from the film. One point of social development that impacts our adult life is love. To get to the point of love we get to know a person, flirt with them, and finally commit to them....   [tags: Psychology ]
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Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni - ... Guido tries to stay strong to prevent Joshua from getting worried. Dora is separated from her family when they arrive at the camp, so Guido tries to communicate with her in any way he can. He finds a way to speak with her over the PA system and plays a familiar song to her out of a window. These small actions keep Dora hopeful and let her know that her family is still alive. Guido starts to doubt his own abilities though, but is reminded why he must persevere by the presence of his son. From the moment the family is taken from their home, Guido tries to prevent Joshua from knowing the truth about the events going on around them....   [tags: emotionally moving films] 868 words
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The Most Beautiful Country of Norway - ... Norway sits as the third largest exporter of natural gas. Remarkably, almost all of the power in the country is produced by hydropower through all the the mountain rivers. Not only does Norway boast many valuable resources, but they are very good at making the most of them and harnessing their power (Lyssand, Hallvard). GDP real growth rate World ranking 3% 111 GDP per capita World ranking $54,400 10 Gross National Savings World ranking 39.4% of GDP 13 Gini Index World ranking 25 131 Inflation rate World ranking .7% 12 Exports 40.7% Imports 27.5% The economy is a fascinating aspect of Norway....   [tags: scandinavia, wealth, economy] 781 words
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Small Is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher - ... I believed a big scale of technologies can led to a dehumanisation which are making many creative skilled workers are no longer important because they are working under the satisfaction in a huge machine, and make them having less quality of human relationship. Moreover, the workers are expected to work on the machines and basically making an amount of profitable products. Perhaps later on- I believed what Schumacher predicted about “giantism” produces many problems such as levels of mental illness: depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and stress- will be rise up especially in Western and developed nations....   [tags: article on economics analysis] 883 words
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Our Trip to Wyoming was Beautiful - ... That night I remember watching Close Encounters right by the mountain. Our cabin was right in front of devils tower and at the last part of the movie it was filmed right was we were staying. Then we wanted to make no stops from here to Yellowstone. Driving along by the mountain near Yellowstone they told us to go around but we did not want to waste 2 hours so we went up the mountain nice and slow. Since the mountain was so steep it burned our tires. When we reached Yellowstone we made my dad pull over and we stopped at Yellowstone Lake....   [tags: geysers, bison, mountains] 1077 words
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Paranoid Schizophrenia in A Beautiful Mind - ... Throughout the course of the movie, John hallucinates several people but with 3 individuals making frequent and specific recurrences. Charles, William Parcher, and a young girl named Marcy. Each of these characters appear at seemingly specific times and, even more intriguingly, each seem to represent a specific state of mind for John. All of John’s hallucinations seem to accompany stressful situations, beginning with his admission to Princeton University (a no doubt stressful endeavor for anyone)....   [tags: john nash, behavior, symptoms] 1366 words
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Ron Howard's, A Beautiful Mind - In Ron Howard's work, A Beautiful Mind, depicts the real life account of Professor John Nash and his struggle with paranoid Schizophrenia. The topic of mental illness has become popularized as of late, particularly in popular media (film, television). This focus on mental disorders has greatly improved awareness of mental disorders, but this media has become a double edged sword. The same process that educates people (ie these films and shows) can also disseminate largely false or misleading information....   [tags: Mental Illness] 1081 words
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers Analysis - While it may be easier to persuade yourself that Boo’s published stories are works of fiction, her writings of the slums that surround the luxury hotels of Mumbai’s airport are very, very real. Katherine Boo’s book “Behind the Beautiful Forevers – Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” does not attempt to solve problems or be an expert on social policy; instead, Boo provides the reader with an objective window into the battles between extremities of wealth and poverty. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” then, exposes the paucity and corruption prevalent within India....   [tags: Katherine Boo, Mumbai, poverty, Maslow]
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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter - ... As readers progress through the novel, they note that Dee and Pasqual do indeed begin to fall for one another, but Pasqual has only ever loved one other woman, Amedea, whom he met while going to college in Florence. Amedea is the mother of Pasqual’s son. Though Dee and Pasqual clearly have feelings for one another, he understands that sometimes the things we want and the right thing are not always the same thing. On the eve of his Mother’s funeral, Pasqual leaves Dee Moray and Alvis Bender at the Hotel Adequate view to go and do the right thing, taking responsibility for the child he created and being a father to him....   [tags: story and character analysis] 1934 words
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The film A Beautiful Mind - ... Many Things to look for in a person with schizophrenia is social whithdrawl, hostility ,inability to express feelings, Depression, insomnia ,and strange use of words are many common signs of schizophrenia disorder.(smith,2004,pg1.) In a biological perspective it is said that there is a strong relationship schizophrenia being hereditary. “A person who has an immediate family member, such as a parent or sibling who have schizophrenics has a ten percent chance of developing the disorder as opposed to the one percent chance of the general population.”(Smith, 2004).Though there is a higher chance that you can develop schizophrenics when an immediate family member has it; it is not 100 perc...   [tags: analysis, john nash, schizophrenia] 1053 words
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The Beautiful Simplicities of Life - Samuel Taylor Coleridge was known for being a big hearted man. In his poem “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison” Coleridge proves this legacy by caring for his dear friend Charles. In his own discontentment, Coleridge sits in his garden and wishes his friend could enjoy the luxuries of nature daily. His situation that summer in 1797 provided him the opportunity to emotionally express this simple appreciation of nature in three brilliant stanzas. Initially, the situation of Coleridge’s circumstances and the story are vital in dissecting this poem....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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The "Real" and Beautiful You - It is virtually impossible to avoid a day in the media without hearing the troubling veracity of how the female body portrayed in the media influences how some females view themselves. Throughout the past century, the ideal body ranged the boyish looking flapper girl, to the hourglass, to skinny twiggy, to today’s thin ideal. A new movement is stirring, one that embraces the body in different shapes, colors, and sizes. This development has powerful supporters such as Jennifer Lawrence, who is known for refusing to lose weight for roles to encourage her fans that they do not have to squeeze into the ideal thin body type ("Jennifer Lawrence”)....   [tags: Female Body, Media, Society, Body Image]
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The Movie A Beautiful Mind - Film: A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind is a film that is based on the life of a famous mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John Nash. In the film, John Nash is a known mathematical genius who was accepted to the university of Princeton. However, after being accepted to the university, Nash faced many challenges as he is unable to handle being social such being able to talk to the opposite sex in the proper manner nor attending class because of Nash's belief that nobody likes him, nor does he like people....   [tags: film analysis, schizophrenia] 1699 words
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Acrylic Nails: A Beautiful Monster - In this day and age of technological advances, women are able to improve their appearance and boost their confidence by going through all sorts of treatments and services. One such service is the application of acrylic nails. Acrylic nails are a great way to cover up the appearance of weak or brittle nails. They are a good option for women that bite their nails and are not able to have long nails. Although acrylic nails come in a variety of designs and look very attractive, they have bad long term effects and cause the nails to become weak for a long time after their removal....   [tags: Beauty] 565 words
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John Nash, A Beautiful Mind - WHAT IS SCHIZOPHRENIA. The modern definition of schizophrenia describes it as a long-lasting psychotic disorder (involving a severe break with reality), in which there is an inability to distinguish what is real from fantasy as well as disturbances in thinking, emotions, behavior, and perception (Cicarelli, p. 557). SYMPTOMS Schizophrenia includes several symptoms. One common symptom is delusions, which are false beliefs that the person holds and that tend to remain fixed and unshakable even in the face of evidence that disproves the delusions (Cicarelli, p....   [tags: Mental Health, Schizophrenia] 1632 words
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A Sad and Beautiful Day - Rebecca and Sam woke up early in the morning and they could hear the birds singing in the tree outside there window. The sun was shining so brightly and the day was so warm. They looked out the window and seen such a beautiful day. They hurried and jumped out of bed and got dressed. Rebecca and Sam ran down the stairs so quickly that they almost tripped over each other, but they managed to make it in one piece. They started to race to the kitchen to get some breakfast but stopped in the living room to find their mom asleep on the couch again....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 906 words
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The Beautiful Country of Guatemala - Guatemala is a beautiful land in Central America is bordering the Northern Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras, and Belize. In this paper I will focus on Guatemala’s geography, anthropological history, cultural behavior, spiritual needs, and current evangelical activity. The primary objective of this paper is to identifiy the spiritual needs and how to pray for this nation and its peoples. Geography • Total Area: 108,890 sq km (42,042 sq mi) • Land Area: 108,430 sq km (41,865 sq mi) • Land Boundaries: 1,687 km total; Belize 266 km, El Salvador 203 km, Honduras 256 km, Mexico 962 km • Natural Resources: crude oil, nickel, rare woods, fish, chicle • Language: Spa...   [tags: Geography, Culture, Central America, Religion]
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What is Considered Beautiful? - ... Beauty exists in the uniqueness or the unique features of an object or idea. If everything conformed to one standard, then nothing would stand out. Nothing would be considered special or beautiful. Beauty is quality that can be attributed to unique features that will stand apart from the conformity. Despite many examples in the world that support this definition of beauty in uniqueness, the perceptions of beauty in different cultures are changing. Westernization and the impact of popular culture are influencing people’s perceptions of the standard of beauty....   [tags: anorexia, plastic surgery] 835 words
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Film Analysis: Beautiful Mind - Movies and other forms of popular entertainment sources have often presented varied information and as well as misinformation about schizophrenia, most specifically in regard to its negative portrayals, which can lead to confused public opinion. In summary, majority of movies and popular entrainment media sources portrays people with schizophrenia as violent and with homicidal and suicide thoughts. In addition, most characters in these media sources are portrayed as Caucasians, males, and with supernatural abilities (Gaebel, 2011)....   [tags: schizophrenia, mental illness]
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Dying for Beautiful Skin - Every day while watching television, viewers are bombarded by persuasive commercials that glorify the consumption of particular products. Some viewers are able to resist these temptations. Others will fail to research the product and will make blind purchases. Advertising companies use a variety of techniques to make their products stand out and to lure consumers into buying their products. The 2009 Neutrogena commercial features the new Deep Clean Shine Control Daily Scrub. The commercial effectively uses the pathos and logos appeal to convince woman across the globe that this product will work for them....   [tags: using argument to persuade consumers]
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Something Beautiful for God - ​Have you ever had to choose between living a life of luxury and plenty or choose one that contained hardship and want, but you were able to help the poor. Mother Teresa, in the book Something Beautiful for God, written by Malcum Muggeridge, had to face this same issue. Everyone believes that Mother Teresa helped the poor, but some believe that Mother Teresa should have helped them and some believe they should have not. ​It all started in 1922 in Skopje, Yugoslavia. One day while, the soon to be known as, Mother Teresa was walking, she felt God call her to serve the poor at only the age of 12....   [tags: Mother Theresa, selfless, poor] 538 words
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A Beautiful Pied Design - ... Both of these poems can be seen as written about the beauty and ugly in the world. Pied Beauty does this in a blatant manor, “With swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim;” ( Hopkins 9). Franklin Burroughs wrote an article discussing Pied Beauty and within he stated: The first half of the poem is all natural images until the sixth line, where we find the tools that convert natural creations into human ones. The second half of the poem has no images. It's virtually all adjectives....   [tags: Gerard Manley Hopkins and Robert Frost poetry] 1173 words
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Short Story: Beautiful Animals - ... They might want to take a look at the duck and at the area you found the duck.” said the man from the state. Shelby was offended, “I’m a scientist too you know. I am a professional in this field, and I know what I’m doing, sir.” “I know Dr. Harris, but I have one question for you.” Shelby chuckled. “Did the duck get it’s leg torn off, or bit off”, said the state man. The line went silent as Shelby nearly dropped the office phone. The call ended with a mere ten words for the man on the other line, “The scientists will be there in five minutes Ms....   [tags: veterinarian office, shelby, karen] 1636 words
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The Caster Chronicles by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl - ... Ethan is completely unaware of being killed and revived. The novel involves many characters and every one of them holds an important role in the plot. Ethan’s housekeeper, Amma, is a Seer and also the Head Librarian of the Caster Library, the Lunae Libri. She has to stay on the boundary between dark and light and not favored any side, as it would break the Other of Things. She hired Olivia "Liv" Durand in order to train her to be the next Keeper. This job now belong to Marian, Ethan’s mom’s best friend, who later on goes with Ethan to find Lena when she runs away with her evil cousin, Ridley Duchannes – a siren, a dark caster – and John Breed, a hybrid, both Caster and Incubus....   [tags: beautiful darkness] 1659 words
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Dying To Be Beautiful - “Dying” to be Beautiful Beautiful or else --a message often presented in society, is often detrimental to the American public. The desire to be beautiful has received more attention by blinding the public with images of the “beautiful people.” The extent of the message the media portrays to our society is more harmful than beneficial to the average person. The images depict the common person as unattractive which causes many to alter their figure to attain the media’s vision of beauty. Unfortunately, these unrealistic pictures mostly affect self-conscious adolescents who are surrounded by images of what the media considers beautiful....   [tags: essays research papers] 741 words
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Beautiful Ravenswood - Beautiful Ravenswood Enabling roads Grand River Ave. retraces one of the seven or eight significant Indian trials that led to De’troit as the French called it, the city on the straits. It travels ZZZ miles from the City center through the Northwestern suburbs towards Brighton, Howell and ultimately parallels the Grand River before it flows through Michigan’s state Capital of Lansing. By the 1840’s The Old Grand River Indian trail was but a muddy, mucky pair of ruts that was often impassable for months out of the year....   [tags: Urbanization] 1145 words
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Movie Beautiful Mind - The film, “A Beautiful Mind”, directed by Ron Howard, is based on a true story about a mathematician who overcomes a dreadful mental disorder known as schizophrenia. The disability that the main character, John Nash, is faced with serves as a barrier when dealing with things in everyday life. Nash’s fortitude, intellect and determination help in overcoming his illness though. “A Beautiful Mind” depicts a message to society, concentrating specifically on how one defines reality and imagination. The film accurately depicts the day to day life of someone with schizophrenia because it shows the constant struggle between what is real and what is not and how normal social situations are handled....   [tags: Ron Howard, Mathematician, Schizophrenia]
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How to Attract a Beautiful Girl Easily - ... So before you try to impress a beautiful girl you need to be understood what a girl wants to see in his boyfriend. Find anything different then beauty Well, If you want to impress a beautiful woman you need to forget about her beauty and try find out what else she has good on her and try to start conversation using the good thing you found on her even if the dazzling beauty are what attract you at first. You need to understand they have listen thousand times about their but if you start with any other special thing in her then there is a big chance that she will be interested on you....   [tags: personal strategy] 703 words
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Creative Writing: Beautiful - “Mom?” Her voice flickers from the closet beside the front door to me in the kitchen, where I’m preparing food for our dinner. I dry my hands on a stray dish towel and walk to find my daughter. She’s standing on a stool in the closet, cradling an old, worn leather Bible in her hands. I gasp, without even realizing it, as I remember whose Bible that is. It’s not my husband’s, nor Aspen’s younger brother Derek’s. It’s mine. I remember receiving the treasured Book in fifth grade, when I graduated from Kid’s Church back at my hometown in Nebraska....   [tags: bible, church, god] 526 words
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I Am Beautiful! - Beauty is like potential and kinetic energy. Potential energy is the energy that has yet to be acted on, while kinetic energy is energy being used from that build-up of potential energy. Beauty that is yet to be realized is potential, and it is the connotation we have of ourselves that can be acted on, either in a negative or positive way. Let us shoot for the latter. As aforementioned, two spectrums of the issue always exist, and there is always a harmful ideology of beauty. Many women possess dangerously low self-esteems....   [tags: Beauty] 752 words
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Beautiful Longview Farm - ... Education truly is at the core of its foundation. When you first arrive at Longview’s drive, you’ll notice the children’s education garden to the left, the home of the resident chickens, and the main education center. This space houses various workshops as well as CSA pick­ups. The year round CSA is increasing in 2014 to serve over 400 families in Montgomery County. The CSA includes weekly portions of vegetables in addition to access to the “pick your own” garden. CSA members can enjoy the bounty of Longview from May until October; and beginning this year, egg and fruit shares will also be available to members and non­members alike....   [tags: multiple generation farming support] 892 words
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Herbal Essences: In Pursuit of Beautiful Hair - In recent years, our physical appearance has become extremely important to us, especially to women. We are concerned with how we look at every moment and will go to great lengths to achieve what we find to be “beauty.” We often become more concerned with our outward appearance than what is on the inside. No matter if it is the clothes we wear, the makeup all over our face, or the latest haircut we have; we spend so much time to look like what society perceives women to be. In doing this, we spend countless hours and dollars every year on the maintenance of our hair....   [tags: Marketing]
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Dying to be Beautiful: The Risks of Cosmetic Surgery - ... None of it works. None of it”. Your natural beauty should not be affecting your life and it should not be depressing you but instead embrace the beauty that one has. The only time someone should get surgery in their face is when they get hurt like when they break their nose. Surgery is not meant for everyone and not everyone is meant for surgery. Your face has a certain amount of skin and doctors have to see what your limit on shaping your face is. Many doctors do check you but still proceed with the surgery knowing that you are not compatible for the surgery and then the patient ends up with the look that they did not want and end up suing the doctor....   [tags: God, Religion, Cosmetic Surgery, Face]
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A Beautiful Mind: Case Study of Schizophrenia - “A Beautiful Mind” movie is based on the case study of real life mathematician John Nash who suffered from schizophrenia. The aspects of schizophrenia affected John Nash in many ways. Ethics is defined in the textbook as, “Are the tools or behaviors that one employs to achieve a desired outcome. Means can be either good or bad. Ends are those outcomes that one desires to achieve”(Polgar &Thomas, 2008). The movies case study, include the sign and symptoms, social effects and treatment of schizophrenia and how it took a toll on his overall career....   [tags: Schizophrenia Case Study]
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The Beautiful Chain of Islands Called the Bahamas - ... When it comes to religions, Bahamians take it seriously with their full schedule. Sunday is a day for church going and prayer. People dress up in their best clothes to attend religious services. Families in the Bahamas could not be any better, they care for each other and rely on the same religion given by the oldest member of the family. Middle class Bahamian families usually employ a maid. But families that don't afford a maid or a household helper share the housework. Although the success of the tourism has improved the economy there is still an extremely uneven distribution of wealth....   [tags: beaches, english, holiday] 658 words
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Tips for Beautiful Small Bathroom Designs - Are you considering small bathroom designs for your home. If so, you may want to know how to maximize the space available in the bathroom so that you can create a warm and inviting area that adds to the overall value of your home. By using a little ingenuity and spacial engineering, you can create a small bathroom that is both spacious and luxurious. One of the first ways to maximize the space in small bathroom designs is to install a corner vanity and sink in the bathroom. By installing the sink and vanity in a corner, you will free up floor space and create an illusion of a larger space....   [tags: Corner Vanity, Sink]
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Amelie: Interesting Premise and Beautiful Cinematography - ... Amelie is shown to be particularly wary of these matters as she helps those around her by being a matchmaker or manipulating her father’s garden gnome and sending it to different places all over the world so that it may inspire him to travel more in his old days. For the iconographies of typical romance films, a kiss scene is usually shown in the movie. In Amelie for example, the ending scene involved the male character realizing his love for Amelie and they kissed for the first time which marks the beginning of their relationship....   [tags: film analysis, french movies] 2480 words
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Thailand: Heart Warming, Beautiful Place - ... Surrounding the city temples are made of pure gold. Thailand’s Language is Thai. This language is a special way to show the handmade culture. Elephants in Thailand are considered to be like dogs in America. Elephants walk around freely throughout Thailand. Elephants also might leave or escape wildlife reserves to search for food (www.telegraph.com). The money in Thailand is called baht. If you had 10 dollars in Thailand you would technically have 100 baht. The flag of Thailand was adopted in 1917, the flag has red, white, and blue stripes....   [tags: bangkok, visitors, elephants] 645 words
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A Beautiful Girl - Marcela is twenty one years old and has a cat. Marcela has studied English since last year at the University. Also, we can not forget her love and her boyfriend, he is Leonardo. She has long, blond and wavy hair, a pair of light- brown eyes, and her skin is white. She is a good friend, and she has kind feelings. As a result of that, Marcela is a beautiful girl in all aspects. Firstly, she is a beautiful girl. She is tall, she is thin, and she has a pair of light- brown eyes. Also, she has long, blonde, and wavy hair....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing] 506 words
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Thin is Beautiful - How many times have you looked in a magazine and envied the models pictured. Have you ever watched a TV show or a movie and wished you looked like one of the stars. Many teenage girls are often targeted by magazines, movies, and TV and are made to believe that “thin is beautiful”. The media has negatively affected teenage girls’ self-image. From sit-coms to magazines, thin, beautiful girls can be spotted, and this can cause a girl to feel that she is not thin enough to be accepted by society. Many shows on TV can cause a teenage girl’s self-image to be a very negative one; that she is too fat....   [tags: Beauty and the Media] 839 words
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A Beautiful Mind - Mackey finally could contain himself no longer. His voice was slightly querulous, but he strained to be gentle. "How could you, " began Mackey, "how could you, a mathematician, a man devoted to reason and logical proof... how could you believe that you are being recruited by aliens from outer space to save the world. How could you ... . " Nash looked up at last and fixed Mackey and with an unblinking stare as cool and dispassionate as that of any bird or snake. "Because, " Nash said slowly in his soft, reasonable southern drawl, as if talking to himself "the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same way that my mathematical ideas did....   [tags: Film, Movies Schizophrenia]
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Life is Beautiful - Life is Beautiful I threw my hands into the air, fell back on Emily's bed, and covered my stressed eyes with the palms of my hands. Suddenly Emily turned out the lights and whispered "night-night" in a small voice as the door closed. She did it again. Just when I thought that I was the worst teacher in the world, torturing this sweet little girl with incomprehensible questions that she just wouldn't answer, she does something to show me that she does see me, she can hear me, and more importantly, she's responding to me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 629 words
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A Beautiful Mind - A Beautiful Mind This is a true story about John Nash Jr, who unfortunately was discovered in his adult life as having a terrible illness, paranoid schizophrenia. The story begins in 1947, with John Nash as a student at Princeton. He tries to portray himself as being really smart, but right off you can tell there is something wrong with him, by the look in his eyes. He finally he comes up with a game theory. This theory is thought to be incredible and he is offered a job at M.I.T. He gets married and has a child....   [tags: Movies Film] 1535 words
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Summary of the Movie: A Beautiful Mind - A Beautiful Mind Review A Beautiful Mind tells the life story of John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner who struggled through most of his adult life with schizophrenia. Directed by Ron Howard, this becomes a tale not only of one man's battle to overcome his own disability, but of the overreaching power of love - a theme that has been shown by many films that I enjoy. A Beautiful Mind may have been developed to be a crowd-pleaser as well as a tear-jerker, because you know this is a man’s life without falsities....   [tags: essays research papers] 529 words
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The Moral Importance of the Beautiful in Kant - The Moral Importance of the Beautiful in Kant I argue for an interpretation of Kant's aesthetics whereby the experience of the beautiful plays the same functional role in the invisible church of natural religion as Scripture does for the visible churches of ecclesiastical religions. Thus, I contend, the links that Kant himself implies between the aesthetic and the moral (in the third Critique and the Religion) are much stronger than generally portrayed by commentators. Indeed, for Kant, experience of the beautiful may be necessary in order to found what Kant views as the final end of morality — the ethical community — since human moral psychology requires embodiments of moral ideas....   [tags: Argumentative Ethics Aesthetic Papers]
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Film Analysis of Life Is Beautiful - Film Analysis of Life Is Beautiful “La vita e Bella” is an Italian film; Roberto Benigni starred as the main character, Guido Orefice, and also directed it. The film was contentious because of the way Benigni presented its content of the Holocaust with an unlikely comic slant. Some people thought that it showed a misrepresentation of the concentration camp, whilst other thought it showed the triumph. However, in March 1999 it was nominated for seven academy awards including Best picture and Best director....   [tags: Papers] 849 words
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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Place - I think we all have a beautiful place in our mind. I have a wonderful place that made me happy a lot of times, years ago. But sometimes I think that I am the only person who likes this place and I'm asking myself if this place will be as beautiful as I thought when I will go back to visit it again. Perhaps I made it beautiful in my mind. This place is meaningful to me because it is part of the county I loved, is part of the county where I grew up and is part of my childhood. This place is in the country in an old region named Appalachia, a small piece of the Appalachian Mountains, in a town named Pikeville....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example] 696 words
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Graffiti is a Beautiful Crime - Graffiti is a Beautiful Crime Graffiti is a form of art that people use to express themselves and to convey various messages to people in a particular community. In the movie "Graffiti Verite':. One of the graffiti artist explained that his purpose in doing graffiti is that it allows him to "express his anger' on the wall. Another kid by the name of "Jipsie" said that graffiti is a "form of growth". There were several different explanations that artists shared as well as several different reasons why they like graffiti....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]
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Operation Beautiful: Removing Unnatural Beauty from the World - ... I strongly believe that we should remove unnatural beauty from the world by resorting to a natural and not as beauteous world every single day of the year instead of a measly twenty four hours. But one gender is not enough. Why does OB pertain to girls only. Like BO, OB should be properly distributed among the different genders. I propose that the gentleman be involved somehow in OB because then the festival would create an insecure feeling among both men and women of Plano Senior High School....   [tags: peers, attendance, looks] 727 words
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The Giraffe: Big and Beautiful - The Giraffe-big and Beautiful Ever wonder about the different animals around the world. Ever wonder about their behaviors and features. This all has to do with zoology. Zoology is defined as the branch of biology devoted to the animals. Zoology can be viewed as a series of efforts to analyze and classify animals. Zoology basically explains everything having to do with the entire animal population. Zoology in an important field in the science world because it helps to explain all the different studies of animals....   [tags: Informative Essays] 810 words
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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Paradise - The other night I was sitting by the blazing fire eating a juicy orange, and the sweet smell reminded me of my vacations to Florida over winter break. I will never forget the fresh smell of the air when we stepped off the airplane. I could see my grandparents from across the crowded airport. I would always be so excited to step on the soft, white, sandy beach. The first thing I would do is change into my bathing suit and run out to the beach. My sister and I would spend the day splashing in the salty water, until we were too tired to keep our heads above the water....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example] 394 words
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Schizophrenia in A Beautiful Mind - In the film “ A Beautiful Mind” John Nash experiences a few different positive symptoms. The first of these positive symptoms are seen through the hallucinations John has of having a room -mate while at Princeton. This room- mate continues to stay “in contact” with John through out his adult life and later this room- mate’s niece enters Johns mind as another coinciding hallucination. Nash’s other hallucination is Ed Harris, who plays a government agent that seeks out Nash’s intelligence in the field of code- breaking....   [tags: essays research papers] 906 words
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