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The Hip Hop Lifestyle - Hip hop is a lifestyle with its own language, dress, music and way of thinking that is continuously shifting. Each of the four elements also have a language, dress, music and way of thinking, but they are much closer to each other than to any culture. Now days because break dancing and graffiti has gone mainly underground the words 'rap' and 'hip hop' have been used. bit should be noted that all four elements of hip hop culture still exists. They've just evolved onto new levels. Hip hop was first used by Africa Bambatta (Godfather of Hip-Hop culture, Father of the Electric Funk sound, founder of the Universal Zulu Nation, visionary, historian, and the Master of Records) back in the earl...   [tags: music, language, dress]
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Blue Jeans and Denim - Jeans have become one of the most popular articles of casual dress around the world. Nothing speaks louder than consumers’ demand; estimated over 800 million pairs of blue jeans are produced worldwide, which represents a multi-billion dollar business. According to market-research firm NPD Group, Americans bought $13.8 billion of jeans in the year ended April 30, 2011. Another resource claims that North America alone accounts for 39% of global purchases of jeans, followed by Western Europe at 20%, Japan and Korea at 10%, and the rest of the world at 31%....   [tags: popular articles of casual dress] 785 words
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Public Schools Should Implement a Strict Dress Code, Ban Cell Phones, and Separate Students by Gender - Over the years safety has gone down and violence has gone up in the public school system. The public school system should lower the violence in their schools by implementing a strict dress code, banning students from having a cell phones on campus , separate students by sex, as well as looking more into the background of teachers that they employ. In today society it is all over the news how students and teachers are constantly wreaking havoc because of facebook, fighting because of what someone said in their status, or messaged them on facebook This is due to the generation of students that has emerged, they are more concerned with who is dating who, who is wearing what, and what such and s...   [tags: public schools]
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Fashion in the 1920's - Fashion in the 1920's The Roaring Twenties brought many fads and fashion rages. During the 1920's, Americans were given the honor of being called the "best- dressed". Several things contributed to this honor: Affordable pricing, mass production clothing, the birth of the "flapper girl", and rise of fashionable movie stars that Americans wanted to imitate. The style and cut of women's clothing during the 1920's changed drastically. Waistlines dropped dramatically while hemlines rose scandalously....   [tags: Fads Dress] 466 words
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Dress Reform from 1850 to 1930 in the United States: The Impact on Health - Dress Reform from 1850 to 1930 in the United States: The Impact on Health Dress reform has played an integral part of the women’s movement, health reform and political agendas. This paper will explore the time period of 1850 to 1930 in the United States of America concerning dress reform for women. It is important to explore this topic because the eighty year span marks a time of rapid change for women concerning health, leisure, independence, political and gender constraints and liberties....   [tags: essays research papers] 1807 words
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What Lenin Means When He Says that the 1905 Revolution was a Dress Rehearsal - What Lenin Means When He Says that the 1905 Revolution was a Dress Rehearsal Lenin believed that a number of specific requirements (relating to his adaptations of Marx) needed to be fulfilled by the separate social classes and the Bolsheviks themselves. The main reason why the 1905 revolution was deemed to be a dress rehearsal by Lenin was because there was no unity between the masses and the political parties and no unity within the political parties themselves. Although the political parties shared the same ultimate goal of overthrowing the existing order of autocracy, they were divided from one another....   [tags: Papers] 506 words
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Is Bridget jones nothing more than Pride and Prejudice in modern dress? - Love and marriage is the theme of the best selling book Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding and the critically acclaimed novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. There are numerous similarities between the two yet they are set in different eras. Despite this, the young women in both texts have to deal with family and people in their social circles pressurising them to meet the ideal man or love interest. Each story revolves around the main female characters, Bridget Jones and Elizabeth Bennet....   [tags: essays research papers] 1342 words
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Schools Are For Learning, Not Fashion - I thought school was for learning; not for a fashion show. A dress code should be required in all public schools to promote better student behavior, decrease costs to parents and increase school safety by eliminating gang-related clothing. A uniform dress code would curve discipline problems and distractions while improving overall student behavior. By requiring students to adhere to a dress code, learning will be enhanced. For this purpose, a dress code will implement discipline toward learning....   [tags: Education, dress code, public schools, ] 558 words
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To Wear Uniforms in School or Not - Some schools say that wearing uniforms are better, while others say that it is not. First let’s discuss schools that require uniforms. You’ll most likely find them throughout Britain, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and most African counties. Only private school use them to distinguish them from other private or public schools. If student wear uniforms then they would feel like they belong to the school. But some religions won’t let the female or male wear certain kinds of clothing and will be pulled out at an earlier age....   [tags: dress code, supreme court, clothes]
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Mandatory Public School Uniforms are a Good Thing - Nowadays, we see many teenagers dress in spaghetti-strap tank tops, low-cut shirts, drop pants, pajamas, and even spandex shorts in school even though there have been policies about dress codes. Teachers, parents, and other adults feel disgruntled about the way they dress. Many students also complain about difficulties in concentrating on schoolwork because of the same reason. Obviously, what students wear to school has become a very distracting issue in the school environment. Therefore, school uniforms should be required in public schools due to many reasons....   [tags: dress code, public schools, argument]
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No School Uniforms - School Uniforms are in a way very unique and different, but what is really the reason that students should have to wear them. The United States is supposed to be a country of freedom and individuality. Each and every person in the world is different, and by making people dress the same they cannot express themselves fairly the way that they would like to. It is sensible for schools to be able to make dress codes, but telling students they have to all dress the same is absolutely ridiculous. Having school uniforms is not necessary, and there are many reasons to prove why schools should not make their students wear uniforms....   [tags: school dress codes] 1041 words
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Adopting School Uniforms for Putnam City - Most schools you see usually don't have uniforms. In fact, You normally only see uniforms in charter, or private schools. The question is should uniforms be required in Putnam City Public Schools. Is it because they feel it's not necessary, or it's going to come in place next year and no one really knows about it but the Board of Education or the District. If uniforms came into place, it would be such a good investment for the students and teachers in the Putnam City District. Why. First, it would help out low income families....   [tags: low income families, dress code]
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Analysis of the Lady´s Dressing Room by Jonathan Swift - For a woman, looking her best is incredibly important. Whether just a friendly outing or a formal school dance, women utilize makeup and various hair-care products to give off a strong, beautiful, and confident image. The excremental poem “The Lady’s Dressing Room” by Jonathan Swift describes several of the ways women try to “hide themselves” to give off a more positive and attractive appearance. While there are many ways a woman can beautify herself, some of the procedures are, depending on the type of girl, used in certain situations only....   [tags: beauty, appearance, dress, hair, makeup] 1167 words
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School Uniforms are the Right Choice - In the United States, millions of students attend public schools and face some sort of violence that is associated, with that school. It can be related to gangs, bullying or peer pressure from other students. Fourteen percent of students reported being a victim of bullying in 2003 and 52 out of 220 incidents between 1994 and 1999 were associated with gangs. This has led to non-gang related students bringing firearms to school to protect themselves. (D.Stanton, 2006) Because of these rising issues, parents are being forced to pull their children out of public school and home school them for their safety....   [tags: dress code, public schools, Education]
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Uniforms in Public Schools Helps Build Security - Uniforms in Public Schools Many students prefer not to wear school uniforms because they believe it takes away from their individuality. Uniforms are thought to lower a students creativity and self-esteem. While these thoughts are in good consideration, if students were to wear uniforms in all public schools it would help significantly in reducing violence in public schools. Uniforms would help by ruling out bullying because of one's clothing style. Most of the violence in schools are due to an angry student who feels out of place because of other students criticism....   [tags: public Education, dress code, argument] 525 words
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Reinforcement of the Caste System in The Bhagavad Gita - In The Bhagavad Gita there are many references to the caste system, or Varnas. It explains the way men and women of ancient India should act and behave according to Hinduism. Throughout the book there are many examples of the things Hindus are expected to do. These pieces of advice range from anything to the jobs certain people have to the way they are allowed to dress. The Varna is one of the earliest known mentions of a caste system, where the human body is used to depict the structure of Indian society....   [tags: act, behave, advice, job, dress] 768 words
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Fernbank Museum of Nature History - Fernbank Museum Of Natural History For my field trip assignment, I decided to visit the Fernbank Museum Of Natural History. Located in Atlanta Georgia, the Fernbank Museum has a small cafe, an IMAX theater, museum stores, and many different exhibits, including hands on experiences that cater more to children. Aesthetically from the outside, Fernbank looks like a grand brick building situated in the middle of a woodsy area. Three tall dinosaur structures greet you while walking through the front door, and upon entering, after obtaing your tickets, you walk into the main foyer where you can see the main room and winding staircases that lead you up and down the three story building....   [tags: ritual, dinosaur, megatherium, dress, polo] 1076 words
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Literary Analysis: Survival of the Wildest - In the novel, Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley, the author creates a self-serving sense in the characters. The writer uses straightforward style in order to create the milieu of the book and illustrates that dire situations will bring out the instinct of survival. The readers can see how the main character Easy Rawlins accepts a questionable job in order to pay the mortgage on his house. Mr. Albright hired Easy to find the whereabouts of Daphne Monet. As events unfold Easy discovers new information about why he was hired to find Daphne....   [tags: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley] 543 words
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Do School Uniforms Influence Student Behavior and Academic Performance? - An examination of education in today’s world reveals many issues under research to determine their effects on school climate. Such issues have come to be known collectively as hot button issues. Hot button issues include religious issues, gender issues, racial issues, school violence, legal issues, and a host of other matters. Included in these is the issue of school dress code. The original research hypothesis concerned the influence of school uniforms on behavior among students in kindergarten through twelfth grade....   [tags: school uniforms, dress codes, public schools]
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People Who Influenced The Life’s Of Brunswick High School - “This life is what you make it. No matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes, it's a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you're going to mess it up. Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything - they're your true best friends. Don't let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world. As for lovers, well, they'll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them - actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can't give up because if you give up, you'll never find your soul mate....   [tags: inappropriate dress,miley cyrus,marilin monroe]
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The Peranakan Immigrants and Their Culture - According to legend, the Emperor of China sent a princess, Hang Li Po, to the Sultan of Malacca as a token of appreciation for his tribute. The royalty and servants who accompanied the princess initially settled in Bukit Cina and eventually grew into a class of Straits-born Chinese known as the Peranakans. Due to economic hardships at mainland China, waves of immigrants from China settled in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. Some of them embraced the local customs, while still retaining some degree of their ancestral culture; The were partially assimilated into the Malay culture, especially in food, dress and language used, while retaining some of the Chinese traditions and culture, like re...   [tags: food, dress, language, religion, name, medicine] 937 words
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The Significance of The Blue Dress in Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Seraph on the Suwa - The Significance of The Blue Dress in Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Seraph on the Suwanee Their Eyes Were Watching God: Janie (talking to Phoebe about Tea Cake): “He done taught me de maiden language all over. Wait till you see de new blue satin Tea Cake done picked out for me tuh stand up wid him in. High heel slippers, necklace, earrings, everything he wants tuh see me in. Some of dese mornin’s and it won’t be long, you gointuh wake up callin’ me and Ah’ll be gone.” (pp. 109-10) Seraph on the Suwanee: “Over her mother’s outraged protests, Arvay put on the blue mull dress the next day....   [tags: Their Eyes Watching God Seraph Suwanee] 1078 words
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Community Forging - A need for both socialization and a sense of identity forge tight community bonds that many maintain throughout their life. Their life may center on religion, race, or even which socioeconomic class he or she falls in. Communities reflect these aspects by grouping individuals in similar situations and beliefs together. Pang-Mei Natasha Chang’s Bound Feet & Western Dress expresses the importance of tradition and culture in community identification by detailing the life of the traditional Chang Yu-i and her relationship with a westernized Hsu Chih-mo....   [tags: culture, Bound Feet and Western Dress, Chang] 1420 words
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Culture Specific versus Universal Customs and Trendencies - Certain culture and tendencies are universal while other ones are culture – specific. The aim of this academic essay is to interpret what is culture –specific and what universal customs and tendencies is and what is heritage accurate heritage and tendencies. This will be more specific from the demonstrations that utilized. According to the university of Minnesota culture is defined as the shared patterns of behaviors and interactions, cognitive constructs, and affective comprehending that are wise through a method of socialization....   [tags: heritage, culture, traditions, dress]
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Asians Represented in the Media - The society regulates itself on the delusional basis of Asians represented in the media. After conducting a considerable amount of research on how Asians are portrayed for the public eye to see, it's been astonishingly evident to me that the portrayals of Asians are set within specific boundaries that lead people astray. The majority of Asians in the media run on stereotypes that cause a negative impact on not only the race, but the society as well. In Hollywood, media consists of Asians that run on stereotypical characteristics....   [tags: sterotypes, genders, dress, communicate] 562 words
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School Uniforms = Fascism - I usually don't make my political view public, but this is something I consider to be grossly wrong. School uniforms in public schools goes well beyond infringement of a student's first amendment rights. It is a big step toward Fascism and control. It goes against my personal moral beliefs and should not be forced upon students and parents. The schools that are entrusted to teach our children about our constitution are the very institutions that are stripping the rights ensured to every American away from them....   [tags: argument essays, dress code] 1002 words
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The Sweetheart of Song Tra Bong Analysis - ... Mary Anne suddenly disappears after Mark starts to make plans for her return home. After about three weeks, Mary Anne returns to the camp and disappears into the Special Forces area, and Mark waits for her there. He hears a woman, Mary Anne, chanting along with strange music and bursts into the hootch to confront her. O’Brien uses disturbing imagery to emphasize how the war takes away one’s innocence and changes one forever. When Mark confronts Mary Anne after she returns from the ambush with the Green Berets, O’Brien uses disturbing imagery to describe the inside of the hootch....   [tags: mari anne bell, change, dress] 654 words
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Taylor Swift: My Role Model - Ever since I was in eighth grade, I have been obsessed with Taylor Swift. She has been my role model since I was thirteen. When you look at most singers today, they have to be singing about drugs or alcohol, using vulgar language, or performing half-dressed. You never see Taylor Swift doing anything that she would be ashamed of later in life. On the other hand, she has had many relationships that have lasted short time periods. At least, she is not getting married for 72 days or even 24 hours such Kim Kardashian or Britney Spears....   [tags: dress, relationship, singer, role model] 904 words
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Making Uniforms Mandatory for High Schools - Making Uniforms Mandatory for High Schools School uniforms in high schools are becoming increasingly popular across Canada. In fact, most school boards are positive towards making uniforms mandatory. Uniforms at high schools should be mandatory. Can uniforms really make a difference in a student’s academic performance. Of course, they can. First of all, uniforms create an atmosphere of equality at school. When worn by all students, uniforms reduce the gap between the rich and the poor and therefore, promote equality....   [tags: School Uniforms Dress Codes Essays] 609 words
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Against Mandatory School Uniforms in Public School - Imagine that you pick your seven-year-old child up from school. He is crying and wearing a different outfit than the one he wore to school. This is naturally upsetting but not as upsetting as your next discovery. His shirt, one you have never seen before, has a large "L" written on the sleeve in permanent marker; his shorts, also not his, are too large, stained and faded. Upon questioning your child, you discover that, despite your best efforts at compliance, your child’s clothing has violated the school’s uniform policy....   [tags: Education Dress Code essays research papers]
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School Clothes - School Clothes I strongly believe that children should come with an instruction manual in different languages, after all, even the most complicated computer system or VCR has a manual in three to four languages, or more. Granted, sometimes we can't understand the instructions, but we have them and sometimes even a toll-free help line. Now some people would say their own parent would be the help-line but not always does that work out. Our own parents advice can be, shall I say, out-dated; for example, many would suggest to us "new" parents to tell our child, "what we say goes," or "stop that crying or I'll give you something to cry about," or "do it because I'm the parent and I said so,...   [tags: School Uniforms Clothing Dress Codes Essays]
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To Express or Not to Express Yourself - That is the Question! - Do you like having the ability to choose your clothes. To express who you are through your outfit. Dress codes don’t allow you to do this. Young teenage girl and mother were attending football game was stopped and got in trouble for her warm head dress. Dress codes are bad because individuality is lost, kids can’t express themselves, which leads to poor self-esteem. Or not having the ability to dress the way your religion tells you to dress. Hen this leads to religion or schooling. If god wanted you the same as the person next to you, he would have made you that way....   [tags: fashion, religion, clothing]
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Fashion Theories and History - QUESTION: Fashion historian and theorist Ulrich Lehmann wrote that “fashion only exists in representation”. Keeping this statement in mind, analyse one of the two given fashion images, using theories from 3-5 readings in the required and/or recommended reading lists to support your analysis of the meanings in your chosen image. In your essay, you should bring in at least one other image to help to explain your understanding of the main image. Nowadays, fashion is not about the tangible quality of garments as fashion images are more accessible to the consumer than the actual garment itself....   [tags: Ulrich Lehmann, Fashion, Respresentation]
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Should Employers Dictate What Employees Wear Outside of Work? - In today’s society looking good is important, especially in the working environment. Every occupation has some sort of dress code for employees to follow. Dress codes can range from wearing suits to gym shorts depending on one’s occupation. Employers decide if the candidate is qualified for the job based on appearance, and then what you wear for the job based on the company’s dress code. The question is can one’s employer dictate what is appropriate dress outside of the job. Employers should only have a say of what one wears while representing the company....   [tags: Ethics]
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School Uniforms: Should Everyone Look Like Clones? - ... Yet again, Greatschools.org indicates that, “ Strict dress code polices and school uniforms can be a financal burden for families on top of other educational costs, such as books, additonal class fees, school supplies and in some cases, tuition.” The average school uniform can cost anywhere between forty-two dollars to one hundred thirty three dollars, just for one outfit. Now imagine, at least seven outfits for three children. The National Retail Federation estimates, “People will spend $14.5 billion on back-to-school clothing and shoes this year.” Private schools that require uniforms are just a little bit more expensive than public schools....   [tags: public school system]
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Social Learning Theory - Introduction: In the classroom environment, it is easy to see that the instructors or teachers are leaders by example. Furthermore, the first thing the students are going to notice about an instructor is their dress attire. Is what their wearing respectable for shaping younger or older minds. In a more professional field, college instructors should wear formal or conservative attire. Instructor’s attire has an impact of how students learn and achieve goals in the classroom based on aspects of social learning theory....   [tags: education, professionalism, teaching, college]
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Article Analysis: Hold the Hijab - In a Los Angeles Times article entitled “Hold the Hijab,” the author argues that a company with a history of strict clothing guidelines has the authority to restrict its employees from wearing religious head coverings. This directly applies to a recent court case where Disneyland fired a Muslim woman from the Storyteller’s Café. This woman, Imane Boudlal, refused to follow Disney’s dress guidelines by wearing her hijab to work. Thus, Disney rightly fired Boudlal for a variety of reasons, the author argues....   [tags: los angeles times, religious practices]
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Discrimination Issues Appearing during Halloween - Discrimination Issues Appearing During Halloween From time immemorial, hell was an inspiration for the costumes used during Halloween. In the contemporary society, turning up for Halloween dressed up as a goblin, zombie or ghost is less likely to make a staunch follower of the event to receive sufficient appreciation. Popular culture has succeeded in replacing the underworld in terms of providing influential costumes for the event. The aspect of individuals from different races increasingly dominating pop culture is causing costume lovers to face a number of issues....   [tags: pop culture and uniqueness, ] 994 words
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Freedom of Choice: The Very Best Policy - The author does not make a very convincing case that school uniforms and dress codes violate students’ freedom of speech and undermine important values. She argues that students are the only ones with a dress code. She states that students should be able to express themselves using their own judgement. She believes that uniforms do not help maintain a respectable appearance for the school community. School uniforms are essential to students in order for them to learn discipline and respect. The author's opinion says "I believe they should apply to everyone....   [tags: school uniforms, learning discipline & respect] 572 words
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The Correlation Between School Uniforms and Violence - Is the absence of school uniforms leading to an up rise of violence between children in public schools. According to the National School Safety Center’s Report on School Associated Violent Deaths, “Since the 1992-1993 school year, two-hundred seven were shooting victims” (Kelly n pag). According to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), “10% of all public schools had one or more serious violent crimes (murder, rape, sexual battery, suicide, physical attack or fight with a weapon, or robbery), and most of the serious violent crimes occurred in the middle and high schools” (Kelly n pag)....   [tags: public schools, Education] 1228 words
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Bridal Bombs and Circus Tents - The public is a complex group of people and pleasing them can be near to impossible, especially when you are trying to sell them something. I work in a bridal shop selling gowns for every occasion: weddings, proms, communions, pageants, and even Miss Transvestite Pennsylvania. Whether I am dealing with blushing brides, prom divas, defiant toddlers or body conscience mothers I have my work cut out for me. Let me begin with the youngest customer, the flower girl. Flower girls are quite possibly the most annoying customers you will encounter....   [tags: Retail] 1015 words
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Women Soldiers: Treated as Equals? - A person who serves in an army; a person engaged in military service. (Dictionary.com) That is the definition of soldier, and yet in present day America women are not treated as equals, not treated as soldiers, in the U.S. Military branches. On June 12, 1948 women were allowed to enlist in the military as part of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act (Army). However, it was soon found that women could not meet certain physical requirements. Different dress codes also had to be created for women, as the current dress code was not tailored for a woman’s figure....   [tags: Gender Studies ]
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Introduction to Preparation For Expected Value of Y Exam - Introduction to preparation for expected value of y exam: In this topic we will discuss about preparation for expected value of y exam for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math] 620 words
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The Call to Dinner - The Call to Dinner was painted from 1886 to 1887 by George Agnew Reid. The painting is an oil on canvas and is large scale, measuring 48 inches in height and 71 inches in length. Reid’s paintings were often large and it was said “one canvas could dominate a room crowded with people.” Early in his artistic career, Reid became known for his genre scenes. Genre painting depicts scenes from everyday life. In The Call to Dinner, the use of oil paint allows Reid to emphasize the principles of genre painting while permitting the enhancement of realism and naturalism within the composition....   [tags: Art, George Agnew Reid] 1408 words
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History of Fashion Media - This is evident in the Ball scene. When she enters in her new ‘lovely dress with yards of skirt –way of the shoulders’ not only does she obtain flattering gazes from men, but also women. A Close up of a man’s face drop as he witnesses the beauty of Sabrina despite having a partner highlights her show stopping appearance. A long shot of men crowding around Sabrina further reveals her image of desirability. The gown she is wearing is set apart from the mundane women’s fashion around her through its innovation in various lengths with both a tightly fitted strapless bodice with attached train skirt....   [tags: hollywood, femininity]
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Is the Corporate World Taking Away the Right of Self Expression? - Is the Corporate World Taking Away the Right to Self Expression. Ron Carter’s Starbucks’ Coffee uniform includes pants, a shirt, an apron, and wristbands to cover the tattoos on his arm (Feldstein, 2011). Many people have to cover up their body art while at work. Some businesses do not even hire people that have visible body art such as tattoos or piercings other than the typical ear piercing. This is not uncommon in the United States today. However, the question comes up as to whether this is demoralizing or mandatory for the workplace....   [tags: Business Management ]
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We Need a Minimum Age for Child Beauty Pageants - Fake hair, false teeth, spray tans, and waxed eyebrows are just a few things that some of these girls have when preparing to compete. The competition consists of young girls competing for the crown of beauty. Attention starved moms put their daughters in older aged attire and layer them up with makeup and glam to compete for the winning title. The judges pick for the most beautiful girl wins the title, a sparkly crown, a trophy, and cash. Even though beauty pageants teach children to compete, child pageants are affecting children’s childhood because the children grow up faster than they should and it teaches young girls that their true beauty doesn’t exist and they should dress and act olde...   [tags: Child Beauty Pageants]
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Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill - Long Day’s Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neill is a complicated story. It shows a day in the life of a dysfunctional family. This family is made up of four extremely different personalities. Tyrone is the sympathetic father. Mary is the morphine addicted mother. Jamie is the difficult older son and Edmond is the sick younger son. Everyone in this family has their strengths and weaknesses. In Tyrone’s case his strengths and the weight of his family’s weakness makes him the most sympathetic. Jamie is the opposite....   [tags: literary analysis]
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A Call for Uniforms at PenArgyl High School - ... Social evaluation is based on physical appearance. With uniforms, there is entirely no controversy over who has the newest, coolest clothes in school; style is eliminated from the academic equation which would lead to less bullying occurring throughout the typical school day. Many teens often pester their parents for money in order to obtain the latest trends, which are not always school appropriate. The reason for this is that teenagers want to appear “cool” to avoid potentially being made fun of or bullied by classmates....   [tags: attendance, acheievement, bullying] 613 words
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