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example - In past years, employees were able to sufficiently carry out their jobs with knowledge they acquired in schools because the change in new knowledge was intermittent. Nowadays, employees in the workplace need to learn to keep up with the new information or skills to do their job (Gunasekaran, McNeil, & Shaul, 2002). Hence, many companies are being driven to seek new ways to train their employees in the workforce, and to keep developing them. E-learning is considered to be the instructional use of technology and includes teaching and learning (Masters & Ellaway, 2008; Rosenberg, 2001)....   [tags: ] 2925 words
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example - This study sought to investigate the relationship between organizational climate and the attitudes of employees towards e-learning in the workplace. First, organizational climate is moderately associated with the employees’ attitudes towards e-learning in the workplace. Specifically, factor 1 (Warmth/Support), factor 2 (Structure/Reward), and factor 3 (Identity) are moderately correlated with the attitudes of employees towards e-learning. In addition, organizational climate as an independent variable affected the attitudes of employees towards e-learning empirically....   [tags: ] 1716 words
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Leading By Example - My father once told me what makes you a man is taking care of your responsibilities and leading by example. I know now what he meant by that saying. He was telling me that a good man is responsible for taking care of his family and being a good role model. For most of us, family is the foundation for the type of people we become in the future. They sets the path for our lives; they are mostly responsible for our values and beliefs as we spend most of our time around family. Most people adapt to their surroundings....   [tags: Family] 571 words
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Collateral Example - Saving innocent people and exposing the ‘bad guys’ is what heroes do. Bradley Manning did just that when he leaked United States government cables and videos to WikiLeaks. His intent was to expose the killing of innocent civilians as part of the Iraqi war and to inform citizens so that they could take action. He is now imprisoned and facing twenty-two felony counts, all of which incriminate him as a traitor to the U.S. and that could result in him serving fifty-two years behind bars. Manning believed that the U.S....   [tags: U.S. Government ]
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The Perfect Moral Example - Fairy tales portray wonderful, elaborate, and colorful worlds as well as chilling, frightening, dark worlds in which ugly beasts are transformed into princes and evil persons are turned to stones and good persons back to flesh (Guroian). Fairytales have long been a part of our world and have taken several forms ranging from simple bedtime stories to intricate plays, musicals, and movies. However, these seemingly simple stories are about much more than pixie dust and poisoned apples. One could compare fairytales to the new Chef Boyardee; Chef Boyardee hides vegetables in its ravioli while fairytales hide society’s morals and many life lessons in these outwardly simple children stories....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Cooperative Enforcement: The Tainan Example - 5.2 Cooperative Enforcement: The Tainan Example As analysed above, Taiwan’s environmental criminal law enforcement faces some common problems. Since 2005, there has been a new cooperative enforcement model run by the Tainan Local Prosecutors’ Office voluntarily. Three prosecutors in the Tainan Local Prosecutor Office were interviewed and it was realised that this model may provide many solutions to the problems identified in this research. Figure 5.2 A Successful Cooperative Enforcement Model in Tainan City, Taiwan Tainan, an old cultural centre in the southern part of Taiwan, has increasing industrial pollution....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 970 words
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example - The term e-learning has been defined by many researchers. Sometimes, people use the term “e-learning” and “distance learning” interchangeably. It is invaluable to look at the development of distance learning in order to understand the definition of “e-learning” because e-learning is connected to the development of distance learning. Distance education is simply defined as engendering learning in a place when the instructor and students are separated by physical distance or time (Moorer & Kearsley, 1996; Willis, 1993)....   [tags: ] 2525 words
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example - Figure 1. Framework This chapter addressed the following research questions. Question 1: what are employees’ perceptions of organizational climate in the workplace. Question 2: what are employees’ attitudes towards e-learning in the workplace. Question 3: is there any empirical relationship between organizational climate and employees’ attitudes towards e-learning in the workplace. Question 4: does organizational climate affect the attitudes of employees’ towards e-learning in the workplace. Population This study targeted employees in the food service industry in South Korea because the food service industry generally needs to train employees who are sent to work in isolated franchise stores....   [tags: ] 1928 words
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Stand by Me, an Example of Good Literature - ... He is also present for Teddy when the junkyard owner berates Teddy and his ‘looney’ father. Ultimately, Chris is considered the caring, peace maker of the group. The supporting characters have their own problems as well. Teddy Duchamp suffers from mental issues, which mostly includes a lot of angst. He often makes war references, like his entire life is a battle and he is ready for the action. This stems from his father, who stormed the beaches of Normandy, and who currently resides in a ‘looney bin.’ Teddy’s father had held Teddy’s ear to the stovetop and nearly burnt it off....   [tags: symbolism, character development, Reiner]
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Mother Teresa: An Example of Servant Leadership - Servant leadership is both a leadership philosophy and set of leadership practices. Traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid.” By comparison, the servant-leader shares power puts the needs of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible (Northouse, 2013). One person I feel is a great example of a servant leader is mother Teresa. Mother Teresa, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was born August 26, 1910 in what is today Skopje, Macedonia....   [tags: Mother Teresa]
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The Trial and Conviction of Meursault - An Example of Absurdity - The climax of the novel The Stranger is reached when the jury declares that the main character, Meursault, is to be executed by gulliotine in the town square. The trial and its verdict are one of the important parts of the novel, as Albert Camus uses them as a metaphor to summarize the three main tenets of absurdism. Camus uses the trial and conviction of Meursault to express the absurdist ideals that truth does not exist, and human life is precious. The trial portrays the absurdist ideal that truth does not exist because the universe is irrational....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 952 words
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ELIZABETH AS AN EXAMPLE OF ART CINEMA - Bordwell and Thompson define the art film as "a film which, while made under commercial circumstances take an approach to form and style influenced by "high art" which offers an alternative to mainstream entertainment" (1). Like avant-garde film making, this style offer the audience with a movie that takes glory in cinemas stance as a modern art form, for art house films are not just intended to be entertaining, they are designed to be imaginative. Shekhar Kapur's 1998 film 'Elizabeth' presents us with a contemporary art film....   [tags: essays research papers] 1261 words
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Marketing Mix Example - 1. Read following paragraph and explain the process this firm might go through to reach this specific marketing strategy - how and why this company reach to use this decision. Also explain results this firm may get from using this specific marketing strategy. In addition, recommend any modification of strategy based on SWOT analysis. Bakery chain Tous Les Jours introduces two varieties of "Kim Yu-na bread,” named after the popular Korean figure skater. The flavors, chosen by Kim herself, are the sweet potato and cream bread, and the kaya bun....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1792 words
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Critical Thinking Example - Critical thinking begins at the earliest stages of life. As you mature the process becomes more involved and by studying and practicing critical thinking methods you can improve and become more efficient in the process. You eventually learn to apply past experience, emotions and concepts that you have learned. Although there many critical thinking examples in personal lives such as decisions on health, money and family, for this paper we will discuss a critical decision process at work which resulted in a significant cost savings for a customer....   [tags: Thinking Critically Learning Analysis] 972 words
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Euthaniasia: An Example of Deviance - One example of deviance that I would like to write about is euthanasia. The Webster's dictionary defines it as the act or practice of killing a suffering individual painlessly for reasons considered merciful. But, why do some accept certain kinds of killings, but not others. To tie in with another assignment, the death penalty was created to punish criminals who have created such unspeakable crimes. For some in society, the death penalty is acceptable and to others it is not. Euthanasia is as much of a murder as carrying out a death sentence....   [tags: Current Events] 454 words
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Example of the Scientific Method - Example of the Scientific Method Observation: In one of the major regions of deforestation, the province of Rhondonia, Brazil, the rainfall has been severely and or completely stopped. Theory: As the tropical rainforest of Rhondonia, Brazil is leveled for farmland, rainfall is significantly and directly reduced. Rainfall is reduced because there are fewer trees to return water vapor to the air through tree transpiration, or water evaporation through trees. Relative humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air compared with the amount of vapor needed to make the air saturated at the air's current temperature....   [tags: Papers] 546 words
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Penelope: An Example of a Honorable Greek Woman in the Oddessy - Penelope is a great example of how Greek women should act in early society. Penelope was loyal to her husband, she was clever, and she was a good mother to her son Telemachos. Penelope honored her husband and didn’t go against him even though he was gone for over 20 years. She also had to face over 100 suitors while Odysseus was gone. Penelope showed her cleverness when she told the town she would remarry when she finished weaving the rug. Every night Penelope would undo the work she weaved so she could buy time for her husband....   [tags: Odessy, homer, characters, women, ancient greek, h] 700 words
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How to Be a Father and God's Example in the Bible - How to Be a Father and God's Example in the Bible Being a father is one of the greatest things a man can do. Not every man has what it takes to be a father. God has only granted certain men with this very important job. In a perfect world a man becomes a father when his wife gives birth to a child, but in today's society it is not necessarily a MAN's wife that may give birth to his child but a girlfriend. No matter how it happens it all starts out the same way. A man and a woman have sex and then if her egg is fertilized by the man's sperm she becomes impregnated....   [tags: Papers] 4620 words
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Piazza d'Italia as an Example of Postmodern Architecture - Piazza d'Italia as an Example of Postmodern Architecture A public place incorporated into a larger commercial complex, the fountain of the Piazza d'Italia occupies a circular area off center of the development, which consists of buildings and open-air corridors planted with trees. The fountain is set on a ground of concentric circles in brick and masonry, and is composed of a raised contour relief of the boot of Italy and a construction of several staggered, interconnected facades following the lines of the circles....   [tags: Architecture History Essays] 1094 words
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The Minamata Disease as an Example of Government Weakness - The Minamata Disease as an Example of Government Weakness The effects of Minamata disease, which originated in Minamata, Japan, first came to the attention of local fishermen. They referred to cats afflicted with the disease as “the suicide-prone group of dancing cats” due to their tendency to ‘dance’ around, and then jump into the nearby bay (Ui, 1992). From 1940 through the late 20th century, thousands of inhabitants of Minamata developed that same neurological disease that resulted from heavy industrial pollution of Minamata Bay....   [tags: Japan Minamata Disease Essays]
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Descriptive Essay Example: The Photo - The Photo This picture, probably the only one in existence of all my friends together, has more meaning than it seems. At first, it appears to be nothing more than a happy congregation of teenagers, all from the ages of fifteen to sixteen. In the background you can see a fence enclosing a sand volleyball court. My friends that are kneeling on the bottom row are Shawn (who is affectionately known as Goose because of his long neck and his last name being Gosselin) and Paul. The ones on the top row are, from left to right, Brad, Matt, Kayla, Charlie, Jenny, Greg, Brent, and Daniel....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples] 790 words
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Ovid's Metamorphoses: An Example of Chaos Versus Order - Ovid's Metamorphoses: An Example of Chaos Versus Order Ovid's Metamorphoses is an example of chaos versus order. I think that is what makes it hard to follow. There is just so much chaos moving from one book to another with barely a transition. I think what the anti-epic is trying to show is that everyone has flaws. In the beginning of time a flood changed the earth. The earth was made pure and two by two it began to prosper and grow again. This was chaos followed by order. The poem continues with Cupid being angry with Apollo and shooting him with his arrow....   [tags: Ovid Metamorphoses Essays] 1581 words
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A classic example of socialism is John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath - A classic example of socialism is John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath The idea of socialism has transcended down in history; from the proletariat fighting for rights in France to Marxist revolutions and Leninists in Russia. Socialism is the helping of the laboring class; more so it is the uprising and asserting of power of the laboring class. A classic example of socialism is John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". Many people thought this book was an attack on America, due to it's social views....   [tags: English Literature:] 2442 words
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Congress as An Admirable and Enlightened Example of International Co-Operation - Congress as An Admirable and Enlightened Example of International Co-Operation When the Napoleonic Wars came to the end, the European countries held the Congress of Vienna to settle down the problems. After that, the European powers decided to hold conferences in the coming years to maintain the peace of Europe and solve the problems by talking, discussing, but not by wars. These congresses, which included Congress of Vienna (1814-15), Congress of Aix-la Chapelle (1818), Congress of Troppau (1820), Congress of Laibach (1821), and Congress of Verona (1822), formed the Congress System, which can be also called Metternich System or the Concert of Europe....   [tags: Papers] 1277 words
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Essay: In Cold Blood as an Example of a New Literary Form - In Cold Blood as an Example of a New Literary Form In an article written in 1966 for The New York Times, Eliot Fremont-Smith discusses the squabbles that occurred in the literary world over Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, squabbles that continue today. He wrote of Capote, "The author is now concerned that In Cold Blood be taken as an example of a new literary form, 'the non-fiction novel'"(8). The debate of what constitutes a novel and what constitutes non-fiction. Fremont-Smith argues that the mixing of the two genres is irrelevant: It is too bad, because this fine work raises questions and offers insights that are far more important and, God knows, more interesting than technical debates over the definition of a new or possibly not new literary form....   [tags: Cold Blood Essays] 563 words
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Romeo and Juliet is an Excellent Example is a Shakespearean Tragedy - Romeo and Juliet is an Excellent Example is a Shakespearean Tragedy I decided to write about Romeo and Juliet as great example of Shakespearean tragedy because I think that Shakespearean tragedy is most popular in whole world. Shakespearean tragedy lives 400 years and it will probably live much more. After Shakespeare wrote his tragedies, it became standard for writing among world writers. That standard got name Shakespearean tragedy. Shakespeare was original and unpredicted. You never knew what is going to happen at the end of the book....   [tags: Papers] 569 words
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Gulliver's Travels by Swift as a Fine Example of Satire - Gulliver's Travels by Swift as a Fine Example of Satire Gulliver's Travels is a book which uses satire, to attack the politics of its time. Swift operates on two levels; on one level he tells an enjoyable fantasy story for all ages. On the second level behind the superficial narrative he comments upon the issues he faces in the reality of England and makes criticisms. The story is set on an island called Lilliput, it is inhabited by little people and it is this which Swift uses as a base for his views on the world around him....   [tags: Papers] 817 words
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The Rhetorical Analysis of “The Chemistry of Wine Making” as an Example of Scientific Writing. - The article “Chemistry of Winemaking: A unique Lecture Demonstration” by L. B. Church of the State University of New York, seeks to demonstrate how the winemaking process can be used as a teaching tool. Found in the Journal of Chemical Education, the text uses an instructive and formal tone while discussing the process and how it might relate to the classroom. His rhetoric leans heavily toward the use of logic. Aimed for chemistry teachers, the article refrains from using step-by-step demonstrations of each and every process, and instead discusses the use of common techniques that could be used within the framework of Winemaking....   [tags: Science]
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The Status Debate as an Example of Nationalist Politics for Puerto Ricans - The Status Debate as an Example of Nationalist Politics for Puerto Ricans Puerto Rico and its people have endured a long history filled with colonialism and ambiguous rule. It is a nation whose citizens have endured years of imperial rule, enslavement and forced dependence on other countries for its existence. It is a nation which has changed drastically from the days when Tainoes were the exclusive inhabitants of the island. Unfortunately, Puerto Rico can no longer stand alone as its own country....   [tags: Papers] 2523 words
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Setting the Example - Strong leadership is critical to an organizations success. Leaders need to be honest, trustworthy, respected, and good communicators (Montana & Mitchell, 2005, p. 83). Effective communication is necessary to eliminate confusion. Think how the receiver will interpret the message that you are saying or writing. Effective communication can only occur when the receiver of the message understands what the sender is intending to say. Anyone can manage but not everyone makes a good leader. “Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent” (Clark, 2010, p....   [tags: Leadership ]
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Descriptive Essay Example: The Hunting Camp - Hunting Camp Finally, the time was here. It was fall break, and I had nothing to do but sit around and enjoy life. This area was covered with dirt, and no matter how hard I tried, I would get filthy. I couldn't wait to get home to take a nice shower. Even though it was so dungy, it was a nice place to sit around and clear my mind. In the middle of September, my mother and I would go to the store to buy tons of food for hunting camp. At last, after being at the store for hours, we would be on our way to Black Mesa to meet my dad and my brothers....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples] 1652 words
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Oku no Hosomichi and Tosa Nikki, An Example of Nikki Bungaku - ... According to Oku no Hosomichi, this journey through Tohoku is actually in between him returning from a journey along the coastline and, as soon as this journey is finished, he is filled once again with the desire to wander, this time to Ise Shrine. Poetry is prominent in both Tosa Nikki and Oku no Hosomichi. This makes sense as both Matsuo Basho and Ki no Tsurayuki were both prominent poets of their time. In both of their respected works, the authors utilize a mixture of poetry and prose. For Tsurayuki, he used poetry, which was an established form of literature, to elevate nikki to the same status as a work of literary art....   [tags: diary literature, travel diaries, poetry]
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Toyota: An Example Of Good Corporate Governance - 1.0 INTRODUCTION Corporations the world over have been publicly criticized for improving their firm’s bottom line at any moral or social cost. Ethics essentially “refers to the issues of right, wrong, fairness and justice.” Clearly, examples such as Enron, WorldCom, and even Conrad Black tested society’s views on sound ethical business and the link to what society sees as “good” governance practices. Although the controversies involve issues matched in variety only by the types of companies, they all virtually involve some form of abuse of stakeholders trust....   [tags: Business Analysis Toyota] 1802 words
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Saving Private Ryan: An Excellent Example of the War Film Genre - Steven Speilberg's Saving Private Ryan The opening 30 minutes of “Saving Private Ryan” is significantly effective as an example to the war film genre. It begins brilliantly with battle between the American and German forces. As the American troops were approaching enemy lines, the representation of the soldiers is that they are just ordinary human beings, not gung-ho. The conscripts were full of anxiety and fear. In fact it’s the very first thing you see with Captain John Miller (played by Tom Hanks) as he is drinking his hand trembles....   [tags: Steven Speilberg, Saving Private Ryan] 510 words
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How the Example of Jesus Might Help Christians Facing Persecution Today - How the Example of Jesus Might Help Christians Facing Persecution Today The reason why Jesus is such a help to Christians facing persecution is because he sets the ultimate example through being the virtuous son of God by behaving in a manner that people could look up to. He was intensely persecuted but also a very controlled person. I am now going to analyze three of the stories in Mark's gospel which show that Jesus wanted to inspire and ease the pain of persecuted Christians or things he did that would set an example....   [tags: Papers] 696 words
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Taking The Castle of Otranto as your example, outline the main conventions - Taking The Castle of Otranto as your example, outline the main conventions of the Gothic novel, and show how your knowledge of Taking The Castle of Otranto as your example, outline the main conventions of the Gothic novel, and show how your knowledge of these conventions affects your reading of Northanger Abbey. Is Northanger Abbey most accurately described as parody of the Gothic genre, or is there a more complicated relationship going on. Gothic novels purport to revive old stories and beliefs, exploring personal, psychical encounters with the taboo (Williams, 2000)....   [tags: English Literature]
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An example of negotiation - 1 The conflict (A) How to ensure to the teacher that I am fair and square to my colleague while dividing the task of training students for the Inter-school Quiz Competition. (B) How to eradicate the bad feeling of my colleague who thought that I had been unfair to her and complained that I had assigned to her a heavier task than she has expected. How did the conflict happen. The school headmaster had assigned to me the task of preparing a time table for the training schedule for my school’s inter-school English quiz competition team....   [tags: essays research papers] 774 words
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Descriptive Essay Example: The Roller Skating Rink - The Roller Skating Rink Adolescents like to have a place they can call their own. In the fifties, teenagers hung out at the malt shop, sipping cherry cokes and rockin' with Elvis. Today, in small town USA, they're jam skating while listening to the favorite group of the month. I was amazed to find a microcosm of life blooming on a 70 x 160-foot cement slab known as a roller skating rink. As I entered the building which housed the rink, the warm, nostalgic scent of popcorn hit that part of my brain where dusty, cobwebbed memories live, memories of my own adolescence....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples] 682 words
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Descriptive Essay Example: Livestock Sale at the County Fair - Livestock Sale at the County Fair Every year I get this feeling. The knots in my stomach are pulled tighter every time I pass through the narrow rock arch labeled with an aged sign reading, Welcome to the Delta County Fair Grounds. My eyes peer into the distance, and like every year, the park is full of commotion and energy. Kids swinging on the swings, teenagers showing off their new school clothes while sitting on the chipped green tables eating mazzo dogs, and the various types of food stands, complete the atmosphere of the Delta County Fair....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples] 1336 words
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Example of a Personal Statement - Personal Statement      During my years of living, I have experienced many things. Many of which have made me who I am today. Many of the things I have done have caused me to want more in life, to expand not only my knowledge, but also my horizons. In reflecting back on what I have done in life, it shows me that I am well on my way of doing that. I feel as though I am a very determined, hard-working, versatile person who is ready for college and the world. Various factors have caused me feel this way....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 634 words
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Indonesia Crisis As An Example - Indonesia’s Crisis: The Lesson for China introductionIndonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesia’s, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longer making money, and China has banned its officers from business....   [tags: essays research papers] 2065 words
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An Example of Women Enslaved: "The Story of An Hour" by Kate Chopin - Over the years the roles of women and their rights have drastically changed. They have been dominated, trapped, and enslaved by their marriage. Women have slowly evolved into individuals that have rights and can stand on their own. Though some women are still enslaved, the rate is lesser than in the old days. The myth that women are meant to be housewives has been changed. They are now individuals seen in highly reputable places. However, this change did not happen overnight, it took years to happen.” The Story of An Hour” by Kate Chopin might be a short story, but it shows how women felt obligated to stay with their husbands despite the fact that they were unhappy with them....   [tags: Story of An Hour, Kate Chopin, ] 413 words
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The Lord of the Flies: A Representative Example of Society and Government - The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, was first published in 1954. This fabulous story is about a group of English schoolboys who get stranded on an island after a plane accident. Some say that this story is considered a political allegory because it shows different types of governments and in many ways represents our society. These boys have different views on decision-making and ethical decisions which cause dramatic changes in the way everyone fights for survival. The Lord of the Flies was Golding’s first novel which soon became a very popular and instructive novel for high school and college students....   [tags: Literary Themes] 1615 words
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Descriptive Essay Example: The Oak Tree - Looking back, I remember running through the long lush grass pretending we were at battle andtrying to take cover. I would always find myself behind the old oak tree in our back yard. This was my favorite spot. The thick trunk, like a bodyguard, protected me from the imaginary bullets that flew towards my body. I would lean against the hard bark and for some reason it was comforting to have something sturdy to lean on. It was dark brown, and every now and then a spider would nestle between the pieces of bark....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay] 384 words
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Descriptive Essay Example: The Football Field - The Football Field The wheels on the bus went round and round, all the way to Paonia. The ten mile trip seemed to last forever. Whoosh, Whoosh was the only sound could be heard as the wheels ran through the new rain puddles that were created earlier that day. It was dead silent, you could have heard a pin drop. We all knew what was at stake. For each of us it was a different thing, but on both sides of the ball we knew that in order to have bragging rights for the rest of our lives this would be the game that we would have to win....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing] 674 words
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Persuasive Speech: I Should Be the Next School Prefect - Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that I should be the next school prefect I would like to take this opportunity to run for school prefect. I believe true leadership is a quality many aspire to have, and only a few truly obtain, because in order to become a leader you must first learn to follow. I believe over the past four years this school has given me the knowledge, education and understanding to fulfil the qualities to become a prefect....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech] 416 words
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The Watcher - Watchers can be very annoying. Every time I try to get my work done, it's always there in front of me, teasing me, taunting me, and gesturing me. I've tried many methods to rid of it, most of which have been unsuccessful. Every person has a watcher whether they believe so or not. Whenever a person gets distracted from something they are doing or supposed to be doing, that's their watcher at work. Their job specifically is to make a person fail by any means possible. To rid of these watchers is just putting your self in jeopardy by giving into their plan of distraction....   [tags: Creative Writing Example] 1384 words
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An Example of Southern Literature and Imagery: Flannery O’Connor’s "Wise Blood" - There are many widely recognized characteristics that are apart of Southern literature that are present in Flannery O’Connor’s novel Wise Blood. Among the most familiar characteristics of Southern literature is a writing style that is based upon imagery. Another common characteristic which can be drawn from Southern literature is the struggle to understand the difference between what is real human experience as opposed to what is believed to be real, as well as the human/God relationship. Flannery O’Connor’s use of consistent imagery reinforces one of the major themes of Wise Blood – that man seems to only scratch the surface of things, and not see deeper into them....   [tags: Wise Blood, Flannery O’Connor, Imagery, Southern L] 1229 words
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Plato's Doctrine of Recollection - Plato's Doctrine of Recollection Essay 1: Plato's Doctrine of Recollection (Sept.29,2000) The 'doctrine of recollection' states that all true knowledge exists implicitly within us, and can be brought to consciousness - made explicit - by recollection. Using the Platonic concepts of 'Forms', 'particulars', 'knowledge' and 'true opinion', this essay explains what can or cannot be recollected, why all knowledge is based on recollection, and why the doctrine does not prove the soul to be immortal....   [tags: Free Example Essays] 412 words
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What a Study of Saint Mark's Gospel Can Tell Christians about Being a Disciple - What a Study of Saint Mark's Gospel Can Tell Christians about Being a Disciple We can learn a lot from a study of Mark’s gospel about what it means to be a disciple. Firstly what exactly is a disciple. A disciple is someone who follows Jesus in every way possible, someone who follows and is a disciplined learner. (A disciple is also one who has received initiation from a spiritual master and then follows the path shown by the master.) The people who Jesus chose to be disciples were fishermen and tax collectors....   [tags: Free Example Essays] 411 words
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