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Charisma is an Essential Characteristic for Leadership -  IGNITE Charisma itself is not genetically inclined and cannot be learned; however, it can be developed based on the passionate skill set one already obtains. Charisma can be defined as a special charm or appeal that causes people to feel attracted and excited by someone. "Charisma." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charisma>. Therefore, charisma is an essential characteristic of charismatic leadership. INSPIRE The nature of an effective leader is to portray self-confidence, integrity, enthusiasm, courage, moral commitment, emotional connection, and drive, as well as having an optimistic point of view....   [tags: inspire, motivation, follow-through] 796 words
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Characteristic Features of the Middle Ages - ... For a long time centralization of government and culture was not possible. However, the Roman Catholic facilitated social integration. This was not sufficient to bring the people together; therefore, the medieval period was characterized by the need to build a political system that was based on religious principles. The Catholic Church became very influential in the medieval period attempting to provide both political as well as spiritual leadership. The concept of Christendom developed, this was an endeavor to have one large church-state....   [tags: catholic, military, feudalism ] 764 words
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Characteristic of Afghanistan Mujahideen Insurgency - I. Introduction The Afghanistan insurgency between 1979 and 1989 ended with the withdrawal of the Soviet Union armed forces . This “successful” rebellion was not merely because the Soviet Union saw the Taliban as a simple Islamist movement and underestimated their resistant, but it was also believed that the special characteristics that the Taliban insurgents possess, such as motivation and strategy played important role. This article will assess the special characteristics that identify Taliban as an insurgent group, specifically on the purpose and motivation of their fight, popular support and the strategies and tactics that were used by them to expel the Soviet Union from Afghan soil....   [tags: sucessful rebellion, Soviet Union, world history]
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Characteristic of Organic Compounds - What are organic compounds, you may ask. Well organic compounds are compounds that always contain carbon, or any compound that contains a carbon atom. But some describe organic compounds as any of a large class of chemical compounds in which one or more atoms of carbon are covalently linked to atoms of other elements, most commonly are hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. But there are a few exceptions to this organic rule, which are carbon monoxide, carbonates, carbon dioxide, cyanides, cyanates, carbides, and thyocyanates, which are all considered inorganic....   [tags: Carbon Atoms, Chemical Compounds]
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Characteristic of Germany and the Netherland's Welfare Systems - Germany Germany’s welfare state was introduced under Bismarck during the 19th century. His welfare system would survive throughout Germany’s existence and continue in West Germany after the nation’s spit following World War Two. The traditional system has four main characteristics which remained generally unchanged up until the Chancellor Kolh’s administration. The first of these characteristics is that it was a wage-centred social insurance system. Rather than a general tax the system is financed by wage-based contributions, which allows for the contributor to more closely get out what he paid into....   [tags: insurance, unemployment, disability] 909 words
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Characteristic Downfall - In T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," the author is establishing the trouble the narrator is having dealing with middle age. Prufrock(the narrator) believes that age is a burden and is deeply troubled by it.. His love of some women cannot be because he feels the prime of his life is over. His preoccupation with the passing of time characterizes the fear of aging he has. The poemdeals with the aging and fears associated with it of the narrator. Prufrock is not confident with himself mentally or his appearance....   [tags: essays research papers] 1276 words
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The Seven Different Styles of Gothic Architecture - Gothic architecture Name Institutional affiliation Gothic architecture, also known as the eastern style of architecture fits for large structures, where it can be done in total perfection. It was developed due to common architectural problems experienced during the medieval times. Gothic architecture possessed a high rank of learning in attempts by several European writers to trace its derivation, but these attempts have not led to any clear results. Its distinguishing features seem to consist of two particulars, the effect of the terminating parts in a point and the perpendicular line....   [tags: architecture, style, problems, characteristic]
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Lab Report Identifying Unknown Substances by Characteristic Properties - Lab Report Identifying Unknown Substances by Characteristic Properties Purpose: To identify the unknown substance by characteristic properties. Materials: * 30g white substance * thermometer * 40mL water * 4 evaporating dishes * stirring rod * balance * bunsen burner * graph paper * ring stand * pencil * safety goggles * 10mL graduated cylinder * beaker * 4 test tubes Procedure: 1.) Obtain your materials. 2.) Seperate your 40mL of water into 4 different test tubes, 10mL in each....   [tags: Papers] 348 words
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The Universal Characteristic of William Shakespear in The Taming of the Shrew - The Universal Characteristic of William Shakespear in The Taming of the Shrew In Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare, the author uses a variety of characters portraying all different types of mankind to show a general view of life. The reader directly relates to the conflicts in the plot, and using a mixture of both comedy and irony, Shakespeare is able to obtain an emotional, not critical, response from the audience. G. B. Harrison summarized this writing style by Shakespeare by stating, "When we try to analyze the universality of Shakespeare, we find that he is not particularly original as a thinker, nor is he the only English writer....   [tags: Papers] 756 words
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Food Material Characteristic: Foaming Properties of a Protein - ... The water-binding ability of milk produced from a blending process is dependent on the solubility of its constituent parts and the production process. Gelation Cow’s milk is composed of carbohydrates and two main dairy proteins: casein and whey. When milk is coagulated, it automatically divides out the proteins into semi-solid lumps and a liquid portion. Casein is found in the lumps, or curds, whereas the whey protein is found in the liquid portion. As soon as the cocoa powder is mixed with milk, the casein is immediately adsorbed to strengthen the network formation....   [tags: flavor, water biding] 1007 words
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Status Characteristic Theory - Status Characteristics Theory A group of five college students who each belonged to a Greek association had to decide on what hotel to stay in during their spring break vacation in Cancun. There is a valued, collective task within this situation. They all have invested a lot of money for this trip and they all want to make sure they get the most for their money. All of the five students knew each other and the organizations to which they belong prior to this meeting. The characteristics of each are as follows: Name Year Sex Greek Organization Ethnicity Jeff Senior Male Sigma Epsilon European American Bonnie Sophomore Female Phi Sigma Hispanic American Dustin Junior Male Ta...   [tags: Papers] 393 words
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State and Evaluate Aristotle's Function Argument that Happiness Is an Objective Feature of the Characteristic Activity of Human Being. - The happiness is an objective feature of the characteristic activity of human being. Thus, whatever human being’s activity is the final goal is achieve or gain happiness. Many people works for money or their belief, but in fact both money of belief let them get happiness and that why they continues their current career. And I find that the following considerations will provide a convincing argument for happiness is an objective feature of the characteristic activity of human being. First at all, all human activities aim at some good....   [tags: philosophical analysis] 623 words
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Chickering's Characteristic of Total War - Roger Chickering, a prominent Historian at Georgetown University in the United States of America, argues that total war is “distinguished by its unprecedented intensity and extent. Theatres of operations span the globe; the scale of battle is practically limitless… Total war requires the mobilization not only of armed forces but also of whole populations. The most crucial determinant of total war is the widespread, indiscriminate, and deliberate inclusion of civilians as legitimate military targets " , moreover Chickering reasons that total war “directs attention to techniques of modern warfare at every level of combat” and that “The wholesale involvement of civilians in war, as active par...   [tags: World War I, French Republic history] 1996 words
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To what extent do you regard The Shield Of Achilles as characteristic - To what extent do you regard The Shield Of Achilles as characteristic of Auden’s work as whole. At first glance Auden’s poem the ‘Shield of Achilles’ appears to be focused on the classical world. The poem’s classical nature is first indicated by the title- Achilles was of course a famous Greek hero, and throughout the poem there are further classical references, many of which Auden has taken from Book XVIII of Homer’s Iliad- ‘Marble well-governed cities’ (l.3), ‘…athletes at their games’ (l.46), ‘Hephaestos, hobbled away’ (l.61)....   [tags: English Literature] 964 words
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The Signalman and The Red Room as Characteristic Nineteenth Century Ghost Stories - The Signalman and The Red Room as Characteristic Nineteenth Century Ghost Stories There are many characteristics that help to make up a typical nineteenth century ghost story. During this essay certain aspects will be discussed to find out if ‘The Signalman’ by Charles Dickens and ‘The Red Room’ by H.G. Wells contain the elements that constitute a ghost story. The main elements of a typical ghost story include the stereotypical aspects such as distortion of light to create shadow, isolation, and fear as well as emotive imagery, the inclusion of a non-believer/believer and having a suitable ending e.g....   [tags: Papers] 1511 words
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Characteristic of metacognition awareness - Generally, knowledge is universal awareness or possession of information and gained trough experience or study. Knowledge brings humans to the successful epoch of creation and achievement. The deep study of knowledge conveys the new theories of wisdom that is metacognition. Metacognition or metacognitive is a study about thinking on what own’s thinking and managing or supervising their own learning (Fauzan, 2004, p. 2). In other research, Lai (2011) explained metacognitive as consciousness of someone thinking or responsiveness of one’s subject matter conceptions (p....   [tags: Procedural Knowledge, Instruction Oriented]
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Déjà Vu: Motifs of Hitler in Richard III(1995) and How They Help Modern Audience to Understand Shakespeare’s Richard - It is not terribly odd to see directors adapt Shakespearian plays to a different era. In fact, contemporary elements in films like Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet and the most recent Much Ado About Nothing by Joss Whedon have definitely bring valuable new readings to the text. Embracing this trend, Richard III (1995) by Richard Loncraine shifts its background to 1930s Britain. Starring Ian McKellen as Richard, the movie makes an undeniable connection to Nazi Germany; very details include costume design, set and prop, and cinematography choices all closely relate Richard to Hitler, an equivalent villain from modern history....   [tags: background, evil, characteristic, audience] 1615 words
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Characteristics of a Hero - One may talk about the heroes they have today, or even ones that have passed from before. If one looks back even farther, some of the most influential heroes are from Bible times. These are the people that God hand-picked and they put their faith in Him. One of the most memorable and influential heroes is Joseph. He showed many different qualities of a hero like trusting God, strength, integrity, devotion to God and selflessness. Jacob and Rachel had many children and one of them was Joseph. As a child, Joseph was by far his father’s favorite....   [tags: bible, joseph, god]
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Characteristics of Cells - For many year, scientists have been researching and experimenting to understand how life on earth began and what was the turning point. Many studies and research were done in order to answer this question. After many years of research, scientists finally discovered the essence of life to be the cell. In order to consider something alive, the cells in the organism should be able to grow, reproduce, have the ability to process information, and carry out chemical reactions (Freeman 1). Even though cells are small, they are very complex and they are the functional unit in the human body....   [tags: structure, DNA, life] 621 words
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Characteristics of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods - Qualitative and quantitative researcher’s exhibited conflicting ways of approaching a research. Some researchers prefer qualitative over quantitative and vice-versa. Also, it is common for qualitative and quantitative to be used together in a research. But, both methods when carried out correctly provide good research. Plus, both methods have their own unique differences and characteristics. In this paper I will define three of these characteristics in a quantitative and qualitative research design and discuss and compare their differences....   [tags: Research Methods]
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Personality Characteristics of Introverts and Extroverts - ... There are great characteristics associated with what is considered to be the introvert such as being a thinker. Someone that thinks things thru before acting is more than likely to make rational decisions. It is also very important to have time alone to self-reflect because if one continually derives their energies from another then they are more than likely to have let downs and never learn to create a life that is balanced. If a person was completely introverted then more than likely they would be very unhappy in the workplace and other situations where they would be continually interacting with people....   [tags: reserved, socialize, attributes] 674 words
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Foundations and Characteristics of Attachment Theory - ... 4. Separation Distress: The anxiety that occurs when the child is separated from their caregiver. In assessing these characteristics—which was the purpose of Ainsworth’s Strange Situation Procedure—one could conclude what type of attachment was operating. Types and Causes of Attachment Styles Bowlby and Ainsworth determined that attachment styles could be effectively differentiated into four distinct categories based on the observed attachment behaviors, behaviors that were based on the attachment characteristics....   [tags: caregivers, relationships, behavior] 1099 words
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Characteristics of children in middle childhood - Human development refers to the processes of change and stability throughout human life. The early stages of development in children are important in their life span. Children in middle childhood are those who are in the age between 6 to 11 years old. Most children in middle childhood start their formal education in primary school. In this stage, they have more opportunities to expose themselves to people and environment they had never known. In general, children in middle childhood are characterized by 3 major domains which are physical, cognitive and psychosocial (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1)....   [tags: Human Development, Metacognition]
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Essential Characteristics for Professional Success - ... Everyone is ambitious and this ambitious nature, catalyze a person to achieve something perceptible. Achieving something is a three step process. It starts with the setting of goal, pursuing the goal and reaching the goal while maintaining the highest standard of morality and integrity. I believe that an ambition accelerates an individual to reach his potential. This ambitious characteristic has given me more visibility to senior managers and the organization and this visibility has interpreted into increased opportunities to be trained or mentored, as well as being recognized by others in the organization....   [tags: ambitious, creative, adaptable] 715 words
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Improving and Developing Leadership Characteristics - ... A leader may focus on the activities that bring in them praise and reward, such as actions that cause a rise in the organization rather than making tough ethical choices. So, organizations succeed or not succeed merely because of how well they are lead. A higher authority is important for manage and flexible others as well as being role models of a hard and the others members. A successful leader has good character, competence, compassion, and courage. “Leaders 
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The Characteristics of the Arcric Wolf - Introduction The Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos) (as shown in the picture underneath) is a subspecies of the Grey Wolf. Today it inhabits the northern regions of North America in a range covering Arctic Canada, parts of Alaska and northern Greenland. Although the Arctic Wolf is smaller than its larger relative, the Grey Wolf, it is bulkier and more adaptive than the latter. Its habitat range located in the north has allowed this subspecies of the Grey Wolf to be less threatened by humans as other members of the species are....   [tags: behavior, habitat, reproduction] 873 words
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Characteristics of the Acacia Senegal Tree - Introduction Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. Leguminous tree, subfamily Mimosaceae is an important multipurpose tree of desert and commonly found in arid of Rajasthan, Gujarat and undisturbed area of Punjab and Haryana. Locally it is known as kumata / khair / kheri. In Gujarat it is known as kagar; goraduja baval. In Hindi it is also known as khor, humath. In other countries, it is known as geelhoak (Africans); alloba (Arabic); gum arbic, Sudan gum Arabic, gum acacia, three-throned acacia (English); acacia du senegal (French)....   [tags: seeds, morphology, diversity] 733 words
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Characteristics that Defines a Hero or a Heroine - The idea of a hero can be perceived in several different ways, mainly people are defined as heroes due to personal life experiences or accomplishments. Though most perceive heroism as that, I however feel that the true heroes are just everyday people trying to do whats right. I believe a hero is someone who is determined to do whats right no matter the cost, a hero is someone who is selfless in bad situations and a role model. A hero does not always have to fall under these categories but it can be anyone that makes a significant impact on someones life, and can be looked up to as a role model....   [tags: caring, role model, accomplishments]
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The Characteristics and Culture of Bangladesh - People’s Republic of Bangladesh, a country in South Asia, formed on the former site of the Pakistani province of East Pakistan. On 26 March 1971, its political leaders announced the creation of an independent state called Bangladesh. The exact founding date is 16 December 1971, when Pakistani troops surrendered to the joint command of East Bengal and Indian armed forces. So adverse is the economic situation in Bangladesh that some have referred to it not as a third world developing nation but as a member of the forth world, the poorest of the poor....   [tags: climate, religion, politics] 2706 words
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Characteristics of the Male Protagonist - Long flowing hair in the wind, a strong chiselled jaw with big muscles and a hearty smile, or perhaps no smile at all. Saving princesses, fighting dragons, befriending beasts and being cavalier. This generic stance of the male hero is discussed in Max Luthi’s essay The Fairy-Tale Hero; however, although the norm, this opinion of a male protagonist is not as immovable as it may seem. Max Luthi’s opinion of Grimm’s, Hansel and Gretel is that Gretel is the leading character and that the males are irrelevant to the outcome of the story....   [tags: Male Protagonist Essays] 865 words
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The Six Characteristics of Families - ... Every time my mom or dad needed him for help, naturally they called him. They forgot that he was not there or not available in that moment. Even when he went to the church, or the school the teachers or the church members always asked him for help. In contrast, another brother loved to rely on my good helper brother even until now. According to the article it states, “There is usually a peacemaker, a clown, a rescuer, and a victim, although there can be many other roles as well”. I believe that your habit shapes your characteristic....   [tags: role, rule, hierarchy, behavior] 703 words
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Characteristics of a Young Learner - A learner is a person acquiring new knowledge, behaviors, skills, values or understanding from a person or a situation. The learner will gain new insight on the subject matter and from then will be in a more enlightened position. Most human beings go to schools to learn about different features and skills. Learning can be done by both the young and adults and each has their own unique characteristics. Characteristics of a young learner. A young learner pays limited attention: This is because they are usually curious and are easily disturbed by the happenings around them....   [tags: Education]
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The Basic Characteristics of Iodine - Iodine can be described as the heaviest among regularly occurring halogens, which are specifically found in Group 17 (VIIA) within the periodic table. The periodic table involves a diagram that demonstrates how chemical compounds or elements are associated with one another. Iodine’s chemical aspects are identical to the highly placed lighter halogens, which include chlorine, bromine, and fluorine. However, its physical outlook tends to be distinctive as it mirrors a steel-gray element, which transforms it to a mesmerizing purple vapor upon incineration....   [tags: chemical, astatine]
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Key Characteristics of Gothic Architecture - What architectural changes were necessary in the shift from Romanesque to Gothic cathedrals in Europe and what inspirational changes influenced these changes. A. Plan of Investigation This investigation’s purpose is to analyze the changes in the architectural technique of the Romanesque style of architecture and come to a conclusion as to whether the shift in technique led to the rise of the more grandiose Gothic architecture in Europe. All art is inspired and the influences that caused the change in technique will also be investigated....   [tags: architectural technique]
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Characteristics of an Effective Teacher - ... The final characteristic of a great teacher is their intellectual spirit, their love for learning and teaching. Integrity is important in everything we do and teaching is no exception, if anything it is magnified. Parents trust you with their children for the majority of the day. They do not get any information about you except that their child will be in your care. Teachers are expect to be lifelong role models to these children. In my experience, growing up in a small town made it extremely easy to find out about everyone else....   [tags: personal experience, integrity, justice]
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Characteristics of School Environment - Education and the school environment are one of the three primary agents of socialization where children and adolescents spend most of their time over any other environment. With this in mind, it is very important that everything about the school environment rears positive outcomes for children and adolescents because they spend most of their time there. This essay will explore the topic of the characteristics of school environments that promote positive student outcomes and the studies that suggest the importance of these characteristics....   [tags: education, teahcer-student,learning environment]
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Personal Characteristics - There are many personal characteristics that can affect a person as an individual and his professional success, namely openness, ability to learn and adapt etc. These personal characteristics can sometimes make a person successful and sometimes doesn’t. As I spend more and more time as a professional, I perceive that there are few characteristics that are essential for professional success: namely ambitious, creative and adaptable. These characteristics come out in many different ways. Have you set your goals....   [tags: success, career, goals] 713 words
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Best and Worst Characteristics of My Teachers - The Five Best Characteristics of My Teachers: 1. Demonstrates Positive Attitude/Behavior: An example would be my first grade teacher. She always presented herself respectfully. She set a good example for all of her students and it influenced them to do the same. 2. Interesting Class/Material: My high school history teacher always kept things interesting. He never did the same thing every day and he rarely lectured us. One day he may have started a discussion and the next day he may have used media to give a more detailed description of the topic that we discussed the day before....   [tags: positive attitude, expectations, negative attitude]
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The Characteristics os Middle School Learners - My first internship directive was to present a lesson on the characteristics of middle school learners and the middle school philosophy. It is important to note that I designed and taught this lesson before reading chapter five in the Ramsden (1992) text. Consequently, my journal reflection and later evaluation of the experience are appreciably different. To guide my lesson design, I established three student learning goals: (a) identify the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social characteristic constructs specific to the middle school learner; (b) analyze associations between the characteristic constructs and possible impediments to the middle school learning process; (c) generate acc...   [tags: education, middle school philosophy] 1020 words
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The Ploughman Job and The Job Characteristics Model - Introduction After skimming the Tony Robinson’s 2004 book of The Worst Job in History, I decided to choose the job of the ploughman. As described by Tony Robinson, back in the dark ages of British History, ploughing means living, if not, it would be impossible to live. With that notion, I presumed that being a ploughman must be one of the common jobs in the dark ages. In the Dark Ages, ploughman seems to contribute a lot in terms of food resources. It was portrayed in detailed that, if a harvest that fails to produce, it was because of an insufficient work done by ploughman and lessen the amount of ploughed fields....   [tags: Tony Robinson, The Worst Job in History]
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East Vs. West: Characteristics of Literature - Eastern and Western literature dates far back in time. Many of the key characteristics of both styles of writing are what make them what they are today. Eastern literature was represented by many of the pieces we read during class, one of the most prominent ones being The Red Lotus of Chastity. This piece originated during the eleventh century in India. Many key characteristics can be found in this piece identifying it as eastern literature such as the use of Hinduism throughout the piece. The religion of Hinduism originates in the eastern area and is currently practiced there....   [tags: styles, writing, religion, heros] 906 words
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Analysis Characteristics of a Socially Competent Adolescent - Different people develop differently socially. There are those with a shyer disposition and others with a very sociable personality. The purpose of this paper is to analyze characteristics of a socially competent adolescent and how some of those characteristics emerge in preschool age children. Summary of Social Competence Emotional Regulation. Emotional self-regulation is how well an individual manages and internalizes their emotions. This is a characteristic of a socially competent adolescent because in our society there are certain emotional display rules, or standards on “when, where, and how it is appropriate to express emotions” (Berk, 2013, p....   [tags: social, emotions, perspective, motivation] 1373 words
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The Heroine and Archetypal Characteristics of The Little Mermaid - ... Early in the story, the first example of heroine actions is presented by the Little Mermaid rescuing the Prince. “When the Little Mermaid found the Prince, she carried him to the surface and laid him on the sand, kissing his forehead before swimming away from the beach” (Andersens 184). The Prince faced a near death experience, and if not for the Little Mermaid, his life would have been cut short. This is only one example, but throughout the story the Little Mermaid signifies the heroine with the validation of her achievement to venture out and make the Prince hers....   [tags: Hans Christian Andersen stories] 732 words
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Code Hero Characteristics - Code hero characteristics are many distinctiveness qualities characters have that other individuals do not acquire. The characteristics describe a “hero”, but the hero does not talk about the characteristics. Frederic Henry for example, expresses many code hero characteristics. His philosophy of life is based on love, loyalty, and respect, but he does not talk or think about. An additional characteristic of Frederic is that he allows fate to play determining roles in life events. As I said previously, Frederic Henry philosophy of life is based on love, loyalty, and respect....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Italian Baroque Characteristics - One of the characteristics of the Italian Baroque is the realistic depiction of human figures, vivid use of color and foreshadowing techniques, especially in the paintings. In addition, the figures of the paintings seem to emerge from the background, giving huge differences between light and dark. The Italian baroque structure has a sense of movement and that of energy when in static form. The sculptures make the observers to have multiple viewpoints. The Baroque architecture has characteristic domes, colonnades, giving an impression of volume and void....   [tags: Art Analysis]
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Similarities and Differences in Parent and Child Characteristics - Children are like fingerprints, not one is the same as another. Appearance, personality, and the pace at which we develop are unique to each person. Although individuality is celebrated, new parents are often eager to pick out characteristics of their children that are similar to their own. They may notice their infant has the same vibrant, red hair as his mother or loves reading as much as his father. Such similarities and differences between a parent and a child can be caused by a variety of reasons....   [tags: Psychology]
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Characteristics of the US Health Care System - Unlike Australia, Canada, and Germany, the United States (U.S) does not have universal health care system. The U.S. health care is an unregulated, hybrid system that financed by private and public sectors. The first characteristic of health care system is that it is not centrally regulated by the government. Similarly, the second characteristic of the health care system is “access to health care services is selectively based on insurance coverage” (Leiyu & Singh, 2012, p. 9). Only individuals with insurance coverage have health care access....   [tags: government, insurance, cost] 871 words
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Musical Characteristcs of Rap - Musical Characteristcs of Rap Hip-hop culture, once confined to the streets has broken into the commercial realm with force. Hip hop records top the charts week after week, rap videos have taken control of MTV, BET and the BOX, and there are dozens of hip hop magazines on the newsstands. A stroll on any city street in the United States reveals the proliferation of hip-hop styled apparel. The culture itself had much humbler beginnings, however. On the street corners and in the parks, young men and women battled through freestyle rhymes and dance moves....   [tags: Papers] 739 words
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Characteristics of a Leader and Two Types of Leadership - When talking about a leader, there is no set of characteristics that can describe one. But there are a couple of characteristics that may work especially well. Vision is one of those characteristics. A strong vision by definition is the core values of a company. It defines purpose, and describes what leaders see for their business in the future. [2] In every aspect, vision brings meaning to work, and helps people become proactive. A good vision identifies direction and purpose; it is well articulated and easily understood, as well as being ambitious....   [tags: Transformational, Transactional, Vision]
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Autism Spectrum Disorder and its Characteristics - In 2000, one in every one hundred and fifty children was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Since then, there has been a drastic increase of the incidence of this disorder. In 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control, autism spectrum disorder occurs in one out of eighty eight children. (CDC, 2013) That is a significant increase over a relatively short period of time. With such an increase, it is important to learn what autism spectrum disorder is and what might cause it. Autism spectrum disorder is the term used for a group of disorders in brain development....   [tags: autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome]
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Friction Factor Determination and Pump Characteristics - The purpose of this experiment is to determine the friction factors of three different types of piping: 1/8” Schedule 40 galvanized steel pipe, 3/8” Schedule 40 galvanized steel pipe, and 1/2” Type L copper pipe. Also, a characteristic curve of the MTH Model T31H Turbine Pump will be created and compared to the manufacturer’s data. In this experiment, we will learn how to manipulate the whole system including different types of fittings such as pressure gauges, rotameters, and electrical power meter....   [tags: friction, piping system, hydraulics] 665 words
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Earthquakes: Unique Characteristics of Transform Faults - Unique Characteristics of Transform Faults There are many characteristics that make earthquakes along transform fault different from subduction zones, rift zones, and mid-ocean ridge transform faults. For instance, transforms faults are when two plates move past each other, shearing, with no creation or destruction of lithosphere. At transform faults, earthquakes are shallow and run as deep as 25 km. the magnitude of the earthquakes are smaller than 8.5 in the scale of Richter. In extensional boundaries, earthquakes are also shallow, but they occur only along the alignment of spreading and are smaller than 8 in magnitude....   [tags: tectonic plates, move, rift zones] 1546 words
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The Characteristics of Bipolar Disorder and Modes of Treatment - Bipolar disorder (manic-depression) is a neurological disorder influencing mood. Without treatment, people afflicted by this disorder demonstrate extreme emotional fluctuations throughout their lives. Yet despite (or perhaps as a result of) the unusual intensity of the bipolar emotional roller coaster, many people with this disorder have been widely regarded as leaders and high achievers in a variety of fields of endeavor. A closer look at bipolar disorder seems to reveal a cycle of extremes from almost "superhuman" endeavor to utter voids of activity or motivation....   [tags: medical, psychiatry, Mental, Manic Depression] 1021 words
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Characteristics of Business Leadership: The Definition of a Leader - A woman of fierce passions, boundless energy, unconventional idealism and sometimes diva-like temperament, Mrs. Roddick was one of Britain’s most visible business executives, and not just because of the ubiquitous and instantly recognizable Body Shop franchises. Working on behalf of numerous causes — the rain forest, debt relief for developing countries, indigenous farmers in impoverished nations, whales, voting rights, anti-sexism and anti-ageism, to name a few — Mrs. Roddick believed that businesses could be run ethically, with what she called “moral leadership,” and still turn a profit (The New York Times, 2007)....   [tags: Leadership ]
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Hamlet’s Defining Romantic Characteristics - To reach a difficult goal, it is necessary to face many arduous obstacles. An example of one of these obstacles would be to make the right decision. Making that decision, however, becomes much more difficult when one’s characteristics get in the way. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the protagonist’s Romantic characteristics of overthinking without acting, overpowering emotions, and isolation cloud his sense of judgement, bringing about his downfall. To begin, Hamlet’s pensiveness leads him onto the path of his own demise....   [tags: Shakespeare’s Hamlet]
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The Four Characteristics of Services Offered by Air Asia - The Four Characteristics of Services Offered by AirAsia One of the characteristics of service offered by AirAsia is intangibility. Services intangibility is inevitable and sometimes could be a challenge for every service provider. According to Pride & Ferrell (2011) intangibility of services can be defined as the characteristic that the service is not physical and cannot be perceived by the senses. For instance like AirAsia which provides flight services, it is impossible for the customers to touch the flight as it is a journey to specific destinations....   [tags: airline companies, business analysis] 663 words
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Buddhism: The Three Characteristics of Existence - There are three characteristics of existence. This is an important part of the teaching of Buddha. The teaching of the three characteristics is part of what we might call the doctrinal contents of wisdom. In other words, when we talk about the knowledge and the understanding that is implied by wisdom, we have this teaching in mind. The three characteristics of existence that we have in mind are the characteristics of impermanence (Anitya), suffering (Duhkha) and not-self (Anatma). These three characteristics are always present in or are connected with existence, and they tell us about the nature of existence....   [tags: essays research papers] 1427 words
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Characteristics of Social Conflict Theory - Characteristics of Social Conflict Theory The perspective I have chosen is the social-conflict theory. The social-conflict paradigm is a framework for building theory that envisions society as an arena of inequality generating conflict and social change. This type of analysis focuses on the inequalities within our society and the conflict that they cause between the advantaged and the disadvantaged. The first characteristic is inequality. This refers to the unequal distribution of money, gender, class, and age....   [tags: Papers] 383 words
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Characteristics of Romanticism in the History of Art. - Characteristics of Romanticism in the History of Art. To characterise Romanticism within the fine arts one must consider the historical background from which this movement manifested, as it plays such an influential role in the Romantic artist's development of subject matter and style. The movement itself began around the beginning of the 19th century, and is often dated 1775 – 1830 it is important to note that this was a period of change and revolution in human rights, and the main countries this movement manifested in were Germany, Britain and in France during the French Revolution of 1789....   [tags: Arts Paintings Art History] 1403 words
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Similar Characteristics between West-African and Cuban Music - This world is a big place. It is very diverse, in culture, beliefs, traditions, and even music. Music is an important part of this world; not just pop music and what many first world countries are used to, but music of the world as well, such as melodies in Cuba or Africa. These two countries share many characteristics in their music, despite being two very different places. From the melody, to the rhythm, and even the instruments and cultural practices, the countries of Cuba and Africa have both very similar traits in their music....   [tags: rhythm, melody, drums, beat]
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Nanoindenter: Securing the Mechanical Characteristics of Materials at Nano-scale - Nanoindenter Introduction:- Nanoindenter is basically used for securing the mechanical characteristics or properties at micro or nano-scale with the help of powerful technology known as Nanoindentation which is utilized for securing the parameters of material for example hardness, elastic modulus, viscous or plastic parameters with the help of experimental readings of penetration depth and indenter load. It must be note down that forces, those are involved, are normally in the range of micro newton or mili newton and depth will also be in the range of nanometers....   [tags: micro, nano scale, powerful technology]
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The Odyssey Exhibits at Least Four Characteristics of an Epic Poem - In The Odyssey, the reader can find at least four characteristics, which help prove it is an epic poem. For thousands of years, people have enjoyed the entertainment of epic poems. The Odyssey is an epic poem.The Odyssey contains characteristics of an epic poem. The setting of the Odyssey is immense. The gods and goddesses of ancient Greece intervene frequently in the Odyssey. Odysseus exemplifies a special kind of pride. Throughout the Odyssey, Odysseus undertakes a difficult journey. . One characteristic is the vast setting that Odysseus experiences throughout his journey....   [tags: Homer, Odyssey Essays] 998 words
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Peacock Characteristics and Genetic Traits for Natural Selection - Noun Biology. a special type of natural selection in which the sexes acquire distinct forms either because the members of one sex choose mates with particular features or because in the competition for mates among the members of one sex only those with certain traits succeed.1 Attraction and certain traits are an important part in the selection of a significant other. Certain people are attracted to that muscular baseball player out at first base, while others could be into the photographer kneeling down behind the fence....   [tags: courtship, sexual selection, noun biology]
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Characteristics of the U.S. Health Care Delivery System - Characteristics of the Health Care System The United States health care system is one of the most expensive systems in the world yet it is known as being unorganized and chaotic in comparison to other countries (Barton, 2010). This factor is attributed to numerous characteristics that define what the U.S. system is comprised of. Two of the major indications are imperfect market conditions and the demand for new technology (Barton, 2010). The health care system has been described as a free market in retrospect to its governing authority (Shi & Singh, 2012)....   [tags: competition, technology, monopoly]
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Compare and Contrast the Characteristics of External, Internal, and Construct Validity - Compare and Contrast the Characteristics of External, Internal, and Construct Validity Validity is an important aspect of the research design. For instance, in research the uses statistics as the primary form of measurement. Validity applies to the truth of a standard. A measure is valid, in general, when it (Renata, 2011, 1) includes what it devised to measure. Renata (2011) explained, "Internal and external validity are the two primary types of validity" (para. 1). However, both display diverse aspects of a study’s design and results....   [tags: aspects of research design]
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Experiences and Characteristics of Absconding Patients from Psychiatric Units - Examined in this essay will be two articles that investigate the experiences and characteristics of absconding patients from psychiatric units. The first, by Intansari Nurjannah, Mary FitzGerald & Kim Foster, was a yearlong case study that looked into the experiences of patients who had absconded from psychiatric facilities in Indonesia. The experiences were documented through 16 semi-structured interviews, focusing on qualitative information. The second journal article, written by Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Krista Mosel, Adam Gerace, Adrian Esterman & Len Bowers, was a study of the characteristics of absconding patients from a psychiatric ward in Australia through the analysis of statistical dat...   [tags: psychiatric facilities, absconding patients]
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Characteristics of a Classical Hero Demonstrated in The Labours of Hercules - “The Labours of Hercules” introduces the most famous Greek hero in mythology, Hercules. He completes twelve immense tasks at an early age for killing his family while under a curse from Hera. The story of his labours contains many reasons why Hercules is classified as a classical hero. Hercules exhibits many of the traits of a classical hero, including numerous guides, hazardous journeys and several hardships and afflictions. Hercules demonstrates one trait of a classical hero by asking for or accepting assistance from other characters throughout the story....   [tags: The Labours of Hercules] 541 words
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The Central Characteristics of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe - Detail and consider those characteristics of the novel that you think are most central to the form. Your answer must deal with "Robinson Crusoe". The central characteristics of a novel are essential to keeping the story alive and the reader interested. A pervasive illusion of reality, individualized and believable characters and a plausible plot are the main characteristics that are most central to the novel form (Taormina, 2005). These three things are evident in Defoe’s 1719 novel Robinson Crusoe....   [tags: Robinson Crusoe Essays]
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Characteristics of Management Information System and Transaction Processing Systems - Answer to Question 1 Introduction Organizations whether profit oriented or not are becoming increasingly dependent on computerised information systems in carrying out their day-to-day activities. A proper application of this process of business digitalization is helping improve customer experience and reducing long-term cost of running businesses and other organizations. A management information system (MIS), according to Shelly, Cashman and Vermaat, (2008) is an information system that generates accurate, timely and organized information so managers and other users can make decisions, solve problems, supervise activities, and track progress....   [tags: information, recording data, output]
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Increasing Canine Adoption Success Based on Characteristics - July 17, 2009, was a hard day for me. My dog of almost seven years had to be put down, and he was the first pet I had ever lost. After Oly left me, I didn’t really have any interest in finding another dog; I was too upset. I knew eventually I would want another dog but didn’t think that day would be anywhere in the near future. About two weeks later, I was sitting at the laundromat waiting for my parents, and I saw a flyer from McPaws. As I got closer, I saw all of the cute animals that they had for adoption and one puppy in particular stood out to me....   [tags: Adopting Dogs, Pets, Canines]
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Characteristics, Sources and Function of the Mesenchymal Stem Cell - 2.2 Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) MSC are initially recognized in the late 1960s by Friendenstein and colleagues, as an adherent, non-phagocytic, fibroblast-like population that could regenerate rudiments of normal bone in vitro and in vivo (Friedenstein et al. 1970; Friedenstein et al. 1974a; Friedenstein et al. 1974b). The group identified a homogenous spindle-shaped adherent cell population when they cultured whole bone marrow (BM) in vitro. Then, this assay was developed into colony forming unit-fibroblast (CFU-F) assay which is the standard method to identify MSC....   [tags: medicine, stem cell] 1012 words
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Characteristics of Religious Fundamentalism - Characteristics of Religious Fundamentalism Donald Taylor defines Fundamentalism as involving a group of people who perceive a challenge an ultimate authority, usually God, in which they believe, they decide the challenge cannot be tolerated and reaffirm their belief in the authority and oppose the challengers, often using political means o further their cause. One characteristic of religious Fundamentalism is that most Fundamentalist groups have a charismatic, authoritarian leader....   [tags: Papers] 1165 words
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Characteristics that Accompany Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Characteristics that Accompany Fetal Alcohol Syndrome There are different characteristics that accompany fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS in the different stages of a child's life. "At birth, infants with intrauterine exposure to alcohol frequently have low birth rate; pre-term delivery; a small head circumference; and the characteristic facial features of the eyes, nose, and mouth" (Phelps, 1995). Some of the facial abnormalities that are common of children with FAS are: small head size, small eye openings, broad nasal bridge, flattened mid-faces, thin upper lip, skin folds at the corners of the eyes, indistinct groove on the upper lip, low nasal ridge, and an abnormal smallness of the lowe...   [tags: Papers] 1758 words
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Early Indicators of Someone Becoming a Serial Killer - Introduction: The term serial killer was created in the 1970’s by a man named Robert Ressler. He chose serial killer as the name to describe a killer that murders three or more victims over a period of time because the FBI were always studying a series of cases created by the killers (Freeman, 2007). Serial killers have been around for centuries, since ancient times. There have been many studies done to try and figure out how the minds of serial killers work, so the FBI can catch them and find a way to stop them....   [tags: attributes/characteristics, animal cruelty]
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