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Notable Aspects of the Crimean War - Notable Aspects of the Crimean War The Crimean war, not a war many from the United States have heard of. The Crimean war raged on for three years in Ukraine form 1853 and 1856. This was a war where modern day industrialism at the time, seemed to determine the victors. Weapon production was at an all-time high, which made sure all soldiers in Crimea had a rifle and a steady supply of ammunition. During this time, famous industrialist Henry Bessemer, creator of the Bessemer steel making process, invented a deadly steel artillery shell....   [tags: ukraine, weapon production, industrialism]
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Notable Turning Points in the History of Mankind - Throuoghout the history of man kind, conflics and issues concerning government, as well as the way political figures centrilize their own political power, have been a definant cause for both revolutionary rebellions, important wars, and the spread of nationalistic ideas and belifs. in particular, we have learned throuogh the study of historic landmarks that events in history such as the French Rebellion, of 1789 and the enlightenment of the 17th century have proved to be turning points in history, as well as events which have shaken political structures and influenced worldly governments until this day....   [tags: world history] 1290 words
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The Notable Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley - Percy Bysshe Shelley is a very influential Romantic poet, who is part of what is the second generation of Romantic poets, the “young hellions”. He is catagorized with Lord Byron and John Keats, who are also important poets during their times. Shelley, like his other two comrades, died at a young age, as they lived fast and hard. He had died in a boating accident, when he was 29 years old. Shelley had a few notable poems, such as Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, and To a Skylark. As a Romantic poet, Shelley often used connected nature to spirit, and did that using examples of personification in his poems Ode to the West Wind and To a Skylark....   [tags: poet, nature, personification]
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Argentina's Most Notable First Lady: Santa Evita - Countries have had courageous and world changing leaders over the course of history. Most of these well-known leaders have come from countries that are global superpowers. A rare exception is Eva Duarte Peron. Eva was born into a poor family, and against all odds rose up and became prominent in Argentine politics. Well before becoming First Lady, Eva was passionate about helping the poor. Tragically, her work was cut short when she died young. Through her experience, influence, and prominence as Argentina’s most notable First Lady, Eva Peron, long after her death is still considered a champion of the poor....   [tags: Eva Perón, political history]
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is notable for it's - F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is notable for it's intricate patterns of imagery. Discuss. Imagery in "The Great Gatsby" provides the book with a structure and makes it more coherent. The imagery in this novel connects the important characters as well as important aspects of symbolism. The most prominent images in "The Great Gatsby" are all cleverly interlinked. One of the most significant images in "The Great Gatsby" is time. This is because Gatsby's dream is about repeating the past....   [tags: English Literature] 635 words
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An Examination of Festinger's Cognitive Dissonance Theory and Notable Modifications - An Examination of Festinger's Cognitive Dissonance Theory and Notable Modifications Sometimes the greatest test of a theory is its longevity. Over time, some theories will be disproved, some will be modified, and some will become the basis for a whole new group of theories. Leon Festinger’s theory of cognitive dissonance has stood up to challenge for over forty years, and is considered by many to be the single most important theory of social psychology. Though there have been modifications to the theory after many recreations and simulations of the original 1957 experiment, few have been able to really disqualify Festinger’s findings....   [tags: Papers] 2027 words
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The Art of Letter Writing - Phyllis Theroux once described the art of writing and sending letters as, “… a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.” However handwritten letters, which have long been on the endangered species lists, can now be considered effectively extinct. The current generation has become so swept up in the influx of technology that we have all but lost the art of letter writing. It can be argued that if society does not take the steps to revive this art, it will be nullifying a very important skill that benefits present and future generations....   [tags: Notable Historical Figures] 776 words
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Nancy Harkness Love - Nancy Harkness Love was one of the most influential women in aviation history. Born in 1914, the Houghton, Michigan native was the daughter of Dr. Robert and Alice Harkness. She studied at Milton Academy and Vassar, and had had her pilot’s license since the age of sixteen, while in high school. When at Milton Academy, a school that was strict about driving policies but did not have any rules against flying, she flew through a boy’s school’s campus as a prank, and got into trouble for it. When she left college, she took jobs in Beechcraft and Waco selling aircrafts before working for Inter-City Air Lines, owned and run by a young Princeton and MIT alumnus named Robert Love, whom she later ma...   [tags: notable women]
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Notable Woman - The words of Amelia Earhart, "Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace with yourself" can be related to the woman I have chosen. I have chosen to write about a woman who has been an inspiration in my life. She has inspired me to continue my education as well as to grow in my field of work. Due to the Professor’s instructions, I will keep my chosen woman’s identity confidential, although she made it clear in our interview that she wouldn’t mind inspiring other women by announcing her name....   [tags: Descriptive Courage ] 1182 words
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Two Notable Stories Within The Things They Carried - Speaking of Courage Tim O'Brien's The Things they Carried put both my logic and emotions to great test. As it is a novel composed of war stories, one may automatically assume that reading The Things They Carried would be an enlightening endeavor, and an educational experience. However, I never thought that a book could captivate me the way that the stories in this novel have. Speaking of Courage, is a featured story in The Things They Carried. This particular story is a post-war insight into the life of a young Vietnam Veteran....   [tags: American Literature] 1288 words
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Heros: Alexander the Great - Citation(s): website given to us by, and Alexander the great video we saw in class the other day. You’ve heard stories of superheroes and villains when you were younger and knew they were fake, but there is one hero who is real. So gather around and listen to the story of a great hero long, long ago. A hero by the name of Alexander the Great. Our hero’s story starts long ago, let’s listen to it now. Alexander’s father was a king, Phillip II of Macedonia. King Philip had united all of the greek city states, his next goal, the vast land of Persia that was so big that it stretched from Egypt to India....   [tags: notable ancient civilization conquerors] 609 words
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Protestant Reformation - The Protestant Reformation during the sixteenth century established a schism between Christian beliefs that lead to the emergence of divergent interpretations of the Bible. Through this transformation the Papacy was prosecuted for its unrelenting and restricted renditions of the gospel that was seen to oppress the populace and corrupt the true meaning of God’s Word. Though there were individuals such as Desiderius Erasmus who greatly criticized the Catholic Church yet remained loyal there were others who broke away entirely....   [tags: Bible, Notable Figures, Practices]
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Night of the Notables: An Wang - “Success is more of a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.” This is something that has struck me my entire life, that through good work ethic and keeping rational, one can succeed in life. I didn’t get to college with genius, or start a company with it. Only by keeping myself intact was I able to grow my company, and make sure it never hit rock bottom (At least while I was head of the company). I believe that without my inventions, we could have been behind in the development of memory in computers....   [tags: computer memory entrepreneur]
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Jimi Hendrix's Life and Music Career - As music legend John Denver once said “Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith, Music proves: We are the same.” Jimi Hendrix is one of those elite few who possess the power to bring people together for one common purpose. Hendrix played during the experimental era of the 1960’s. Hendrix a legendary musician and hero to many who enjoyed his music....   [tags: Musician Biography]
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The Father of Microbes: Biography of Louis Pasteur - Louis Pasteur was born in the town of Dole, France in a family of tanners. He was born in December 27, 1822, in a time when the germs and microbes hadn’t been discovered. The profession of tanner is a person who gets leather to become soft and strong. This profession came from his great grandfather who owned a tanning business since 1763 (Notable Biographies, 2008). As children, the Jean-Joseph and Jeanne Roqui Pasteur, taught them to be loyal, respect, financial security, and hard work. By the year of 1831, Pasteur went to Ecole Primaire and to College d’ Arboix (Pasteur Brewing, 2008) where it is believed that he witnesses treatment of rabies on victims which killed 16 on that day....   [tags: Biography ]
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A Comparison of Butler's Life and Kindred - A Comparison of Butler's Life and Kindred   What lies in the mind of an author as he or she begins the long task of writing a fiction novel. This question can be answered if the author's life is studied and then compared to the work itself. Octavia E. Butler's life and her novel Kindred have remarkable comparisons. This essay will point out important events of Butler's life and how they link to the mentioned novel. Octavia Estelle Butler was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California (Voices From 1)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Joseph Haydn's Classical Music - Call him Father You probably have listened to classical music. But was it really classical music. Strictly speaking classical music was music written during the classical period (c. 1750 to c. 1830). Music from this period was characterized by structural clarity. This was also the time when different musical genres began to proliferate. Years might have passed, but music that started during this period still remains relevant today. Among the types of music that started at this time was the sonata....   [tags: composer, concerto, musician] 582 words
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J.D. Salinger is Holden Caulfield - Jerome David Salinger is an odd character with a colorful background. He was a young man unable to complete college and obtain a degree, yet he was made very popular due to his writing abilities. “Despite his slim body of work and reclusive lifestyle, ‘Salinger’ was one of the more influential twentieth century American writers.” states Biography.com, “His landmark novel, Catcher in the Rye, set a new course for literature in post World War II America.” The Catcher in the Rye told a story of Holden Caulfield and his struggle to find something pure in a world filled with “phonies” (Biography)....   [tags: Biography]
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History of World Architecture: Renaissance and Baroque Era - Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque. The Renaissance Period is one of the well known periods in the history of architecture which is later followed by another known period called the Baroque Era. The Renaissance Era in architecture begins when artists sought to create a new style which is totally different to those of its predecessor at the same time also reviving the styles of which the Romans and Greeks had done before them. This period saw the birth of many new architects that are notable for the Renaissance style; Brunelleschi, the inaugurator of the Renaissance style in Florence, Alberti in Rome, and Bramante for his inauguration of High Renaissance....   [tags: history, architecture]
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President Roosevelt and The Selective Training and Service Act - It was 1941 and the game of baseball was at an all-time high in the eyes of the American public. During the 1941 major league baseball season the fans of game knew they witnessed two things that would go on to be very special. First Joe DiMaggio reached a feat that very well may never happen again, hitting safely in 56 consecutive games. Then Ted Williams went on to finish the season with a batting average of .406, marking the last time a player has finished the season with a batting average over .400....   [tags: defense program, pearl harbor] 2991 words
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The Life and Times of Sir Isaac Newton - Sir Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643 (based on the Gregorian calendar) in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. Growing up, he was never really close to his parents because his biological father died three months before he was born. Then, his mother remarried and left him to be raised by his grandparents. It was not until 1661, when Newton started studying at Cambridge University, that Newton took an interest in math and science. Then, in 1665, Newton was forced to go home because of an epidemic outbreak....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Essays]
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The Darkling Thrush, by Thomas Hardy - There have been a number of highly talented writers who contributed much to make the British literature of the modern times a notable one. The part played by Thomas Hardy can never be undermined in it. During the course of his literary career, he has produced certain notable works, both in fiction and poetry. However, he concentrated mainly on poetry during the final phase of his literary life. The poem, “The Darkling Thrush” is one such poem written when he has acquired a wide understanding on the varied nature of the world....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Roman Women as Rational Human Beings - ... In having little to no previous experience or knowledge in performing these duties, “in a small household, a wife’s ability to estimate the family’s usage … could mean the difference between survival and starvation.” This shows that the Roman women had to not only learn how to preform these tasks but also to execute them in a manor that would ensure their family would continue to function and thrive. Whether young or fully matured, Roman women were able to display that they performed in a vital role to Roman society as well as within their households, which proves why they there were perceived to be rational human beings....   [tags: ancient civilizations, sociological analysis]
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The Story of Marilyn Monroe - The Story of Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe once said, “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” Marilyn Monroe was just a normal girl who did not have it easy growing up. She did not have a mother figure in her life, and she longed to be loved. She was beautiful, but she wanted to be known for much more than her looks. Her fame came unexpectedly, but it came with consequences. It transformed her into someone she did not want to be. She spent most of her career struggling to find herself, but her public image had taken over who she was....   [tags: Biography]
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Fine Studio Arts and Music - ... Studio Arts facilitates the recognition of individual personal potentials in art making developments (Colwell 126). There is establishment of effective art practices focusing mainly on the art making through the adoption of appropriate designs for the artist or students folio of artwork production. Studio practice is a core major area of concern putting emphasis in coming up with a model that supports an artwork i.e. music practice. Analysis of visual artworks enables one to investigate and determine individual artist’s sources of inspiration in music composition and their art making influences....   [tags: practices, styles, modern media technology]
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Literature and this World - Looking back on the history of the human world, one can see the evolution of the way people have expressed themselves. People have utilized things such as the following: art, music, architecture, theatre, technology, photography, and lastly, literature. But primarily focusing on the literature, the goal of this paper is to show that literature as an art can be used to glorify God. Like any art form, time has affected the way literature has been presented. Not only has the style of writing, spelling of words, and the topics that have been written on varied throughout the years but the writers themselves have transformed through the ages....   [tags: Rivers and Lewis, Christian literature] 2068 words
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Similarities of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity - Similarities of Judaism, Islam and Christianity There are many religions today that people worship and adapt into their daily lives are their creed. Some may have a lot of gods, while some only have one god. But three of these religions are considered as the major religion practiced by most people in the world today. Although different in some senses in terms of history and other teachings, they all have things in common that most of their followers do not seem to realize. The similarities are very important to understand each religion better and be able to determine which parts they vary....   [tags: Monotheism, Literature] 980 words
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The End of Absolutism in Europe - During the late 17th and early 18th century, many European nations such as France and Russia were absolute monarchies. Even countries such as England had kings who at least attempted to implement absolutism. Indeed the concept of absolutism, where the monarch is the unquestionably highest authority and absolute ruler of every element in the realm, is certainly appealing to any sovereign. However, this unrestricted power was abused, and by the end of the 18th century, absolutism was gone. Absolutism failed because the monarchs' mistreatment of the population caused the people to revolt against their rule and policies....   [tags: Europe, history, monarchies, government, ]
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Uruguayan Artist: Joaquin Torres Garcia - Joaquin Torres Garcia Joaquin Torres Garcia is an artist from Montevideo, Uruguay. Torres Garcia was born on July 28, 1874. His parents were from families of people who worked with their hands, rope makers and carpenters. His family was facing hard times, both with his home life and his family’s money issues throughout most of Torres Garcia’s early childhood. Torres Garcia’s parents were rarely home and when they were they weren’t a big help, so Torres Garcia basically had to do everything on his own, effectively raising himself....   [tags: Art, Europe] 546 words
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Truman Capote - In a world where people have succumb to viewing people and objects only for face value, there are few who take a deeper look into what is actually present underneath the surface. One of these people was Truman Capote. Capote was able to take experiences from his own life and put them into words for the public to read and relate to. Truman Capote was born Truman Streckfus Persons on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (“Great” 233) His mother, Lillie Mae Faulk was married to Arch Persons....   [tags: Biography, Capote] 1138 words
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Resilient and Pivotal Leaders of America: Abraham Lincoln - ... In 1837 Lincoln moved to Illinois new capital Springfield. There he joined John Stuart’s law firm as a partner and continued his political career (notablebiographies.com) During this time he became the most successful lawyer in the state of Illinois earning 1,200 to 1,500 annually (biography.com) This compared to 1,200 for the governor and 750 for circuit judges (biography.com). His practice was based in Springfield but he would also make the rounds with the circuit court, where at first would earn only small fees for petty cases....   [tags: notorious and influential US presidents] 2362 words
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Comparison Between The Film And The Book Frankenstein - Frankenstein is a fictional story written by Mary Shelly. It was later adapted into a movie version directed by James Whales. There are more differences than similarities between the book and the movie. This is because, the movie is mainly based on the 1920’s play, other than the original Mary Shelly’s book Frankenstein. A text has to be altered in one way or the other while making a movie due to a number of obvious factors. A lot of details from the book were missing in the movie, but the changes made by Whales were effective as they made the movie interesting, and successful....   [tags: adaptations, monster, human]
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Cathedrals: Implied Glory and Importance to Christianity - There is nothing, in any shape or form, implied about the glory of Cathedrals. These stone behemoths are simply glorious in size, design and aesthetic appeal all built into their design plan and plays an important role in the growth of faith in Christianity. But what is a Cathedral. In their very nature, they are holy places of worship for Christians. Unlike churches which are basic places of worship that are apt for most of the critical requirements of Christianity, Cathedrals are massive places of worship which act as the headquarters for the local diocese, or districts, of the certain sect of Christianity around it and are also where the Bishops resides....   [tags: Architecture]
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Demand: One of the Pillars of Economics - Demand and Quantity Demanded There is a clear distinction between demand and quantity demanded; furthermore, they have their own significance in the economics arena. In economics, the term demand refers to the will associated with purchasing a product, which one can afford, meaning that the price must be contained within the fiscal reach of the consumer. Demand is also a combination of aspiration to possess something, capability to pay for it and the willingness to reimburse. An example is the ability of citizens to pay for education, as well as to buy basic-food staff....   [tags: Understanding Demand in Economics]
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The Lady of Luminosity: Henrietta Swan Leavitt - One of the most notable contributors to the field of astronomy, never actually worked a telescope. The unjust discrimination against women barred one of the most brilliant astronomers of the 20th century from ever actually viewing the stars she was studying. This did not pose a problem however, as Henrietta Swan Leavitt challenged these notions of female inferiority and ineptitude by entering the predominately male field of astrology and excelling. Henrietta Leavitt's prodigious discovery of the period-luminosity relationship amongst Cepheid variable stars would forever change the way we perceive the universe and known galaxies as well as lay the foundation for astronomers such as Harlow...   [tags: astronomy, stars, telescope]
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The Evolution of the Declaration of Independence - The Evolution of the Declaration of Independence In its current form, the Declaration of Independence is not what was originally written. Before the final copy was printed, revisions, additions, and deletions were made. With any writing, revisions are obviously expected to be made; the Declaration of Independence was no exception of course. However, the Declaration is not just any writing; it’s an important piece of history for the United States. The words and ideals expressed in the Declaration have influenced many people who frequently invoke its tenets....   [tags: colonists, tensions, common sense]
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History: Civil War Battles Fought in Mississippi - I have lived in Mississippi all my life and have had an opportunity to travel throughout the state. In doing so, I have observed several things that will important in this discussion. They are the music, the people, and the resources. First, it is important to know a few facts concerning the resources of the state state. The state gets its name from the Mississippi River, which flows along the western boundary of the state. Mississippi is heavily forest except for the Delta area, which is mainly agricultural....   [tags: people, tourism, culture, resources]
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Book Review: Jared Diamond and Vietnam - How is it that civilizations are able to surpass others technologically. Jared Diamond, in his book Guns, Germs and Steel grapples with this question and theorizes the answer has something to do with the natural resources and geography that societies are given. If confronted with Vietnam Jared Diamond would be able to extrapolate this to answer yet another question; why is Vietnam technologically inferior to many first world countries. When focused on Vietnam the answer is clear. Vietnam has little trade with other societies at similar latitudes and a lacking of domesticated species, which has resulted in a rural society with negligible advancement....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Alchemy: The Key to Modern Chemistry - ... Here on earth we have a very abundant supply as well, the earth is made up of about 34.6% of the stuff (this does not include the atmosphere, just the mass of the earth itself). (Onlinemetals) Moving on to another culture that has changed the world in great ways through its study and application of alchemy: The Chinese. The people in China have produced some of the greatest modern marvels that we know today. The one that was in greatest association with alchemy was their invention of gunpowder....   [tags: accuate, science, reactions] 1997 words
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Stories of the Brothers Grimm - Every girl has at one time wanted to be a princess. We held this belief because of the stories we were told as young girls. The stories we heard in which poor peasant girls could become princesses through perseverance, patience, beauty or wit. These stories were introduced to us under the guise of fairytales, which, for many of us are synonymous with the name Grimm, although several of our favorite fairytales are by other authors. Even if you don’t know the name Grimm, you know at least one story by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm....   [tags: fairytales]
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Media Corporations Influence On Society - Who owns media, who owns what we watch, and how much of what we hear is true. These questions are valid questions we should be asking but fail to ask. Is our media this whole big monopoly that only a few individuals have a hand and say on. This is a topic that very few people have knowledge of and majority of the population is uneducated on. Us, as human beings have every right to know what is going on within our media and be able to handpick what we want to listen to and watch. However, in reality we are being force fed and have been censored on the content we once thought was “freedom of the press” In my paper, I will discuss and give examples of reasons why the media corporations have b...   [tags: Media Monopoly in America]
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - The making of an author stems from their upbringing or a life altering event that happened in their lives. With most modernist authors, the first World War had changed their mentality as well as the way they wrote their works. Ernest Hemingway was a writer from the Modernist period whose impact comes from the feelings and thoughts he has evoked within his readers and effectively conveyed his consciousness through his works. Hemingway and other Modernists have changed how people view the world and what they bring into it....   [tags: The encrypted diary,modernist period, author]
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The Elyton Cemetery of Birmingham - Draft #2 There was a time, once, when the bustling and growing city of Birmingham did not exist, when There exists only a few remaining landmarks that precede the establishment of the Magic City. One often neglected one is the Elyton Cemetery. Being the oldest cemetery in Birmingham, it holds much history. But, the question lingers, does it also hold a priceless work from the most famous artist to work in Birmingham. Its story begins in 1821, fifty years before the city was officially established....   [tags: relics and landmarks] 979 words
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The History Of Electronic Music - ... Similarly, Pierre Schaeffer used recordings from real life and altered them to create music. Schaeffer theorized that music could be broken down into three parts: amplitude, duration, and tone; this theory served as the basis for the majority of his work (Sword). Unlike the aforementioned men, Daphne Oram, the founder of BBC’s Radiophonic studio, created electronic music using oscillators. Despite only being provided run-down machinery to work with due to BBC’s belief that “electronic music could never be truly beautiful,” Oram went on to create “extraordinarily imaginative pieces.” She spent much of her time experimenting with new and innovative ways to develop music and her studio wa...   [tags: radio, ipod, genres, rap]
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Television Show, Suits, Shows Conceptual Old Lawyers Ideals in Modern Light - ... The show depicts lawyers walking around in thousand-dollar suits, dining in exclusive restaurants, and flying to cities in private jet airplanes, illusive to the reality of their intact moral code. Corporate America has negatively influenced how lawyers are perceived. Capitalism creates a drive for competition, and innovation. Lawyers defend cooperation who are controlled by modern-day tycoons, and demand issues to be resolved by any means necessary. This eventually creates an ethical dilema for lawyers and disdains lawyers’ reputation....   [tags: corporate america, politics, justice]
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Anne Bradstreet's Puritan Viewpoint in Her Poetry - Anne Bradstreet’s poetry resembles a quiet pond. Her quiet puritan thinking acts as the calm surface that bears a resemblance to her natural values and religious beliefs. Underneath the pond there is an abundance of activity comparable to her becoming the first notable poet in American Literature. Anne Bradstreet did not obtain the first notable poet’s title very easily; she endured sickness, lack of food, and primitive living conditions during her time in the New World. Despite these misfortunes she used her emotions and strong educational background to write extraordinarily well for a woman in that time....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 500 words
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Living in the Information Age - Living in the Information Age New hires are supposed to be welcomed to their fresh jobs. In consideration of this fact, a proposal was made to the management to facilitate the adoption of new employees to their jobs. This is done by training them on the basics skills required in marketing. Marketing executives are concerned with product promotion, service promotion, or promoting of an idea. It is notable that this role requires planning, public relations, advertising, product promotion, distribution, and development (Highways for Life, 2007)....   [tags: training, technology, powerpoint] 579 words
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The ADHD Rating Scale-IV - The ADHD Rating Scale-IV is designed to be used with children ages 5 to 18 and consists of scales for the Home and School. The Home version is also available in Spanish. The scales are rated according to symptom frequency on a 4-point scale of 9 to 3 (never or rarely) to (very often) and each has 18 items. The checklists are designed to be completed by parents and teachers who have observed the child for six months. Divided across four age groups, the scores are reported as percentile ranks separately for boys and girls....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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Freemasonry: Good Vs. Evil - Freemasonry: Good Vs. Evil Freemasonry is a secret organization that appears in communities, and is for men of any ethnicity or nationality. Many masonic bodies appear to believe in a higher being known as God, but in closer detail of this organization the higher your degree the more your belief in supreme beings expands(TheForbiddenKnowledge.come A lot of philosophers think that this organization has to worship both, God, and Satan. This whole essay is to provide claim and reasoning on both sides....   [tags: secret organization, men, communities]
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