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The Obstacle Course of Human Nature - The Obstacle Course of Human Nature Since the origin of humanity it has been an inevitable phenomenon that the human race will constantly be in a state of conflict. For whatever specific reason one side may have, people in general feel the need to do whatever they can to come out of a struggle on top gloriously and victoriously. No battle throughout all of the ages has been larger, perhaps, than the battle between the male and female gender. In numerous of James Thurber's stories, he tells the stories of men in their daily lives....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 2055 words
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Censorship: An Obstacle for True Democracy - Censorship has been used by governments and influential groups throughout history as a tool for political and economic gain since ancient times. The Romans thought censorship was necessary to shape the morals of society to match up with government ideals. During the 1500's the Catholic Church banned certain texts that conflicted with the established religion from being read. In these times the idea of censorship was viewed differently that it is today. With powerful organizations limiting information it was often impossible for an average person to obtain literature or hear ideas that vary from state ideals, they probably didn't even know that their information was being censored....   [tags: Internet, Freedom, Government]
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Downloading and Streaming: An Obstacle for Recording Companies - ... According to The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), “The availability of free music has cost the music industry $12.5 billion in economic losses.” The RIAA emphasizes how music consumers are putting less money into the music industry now that free access to music is available via Internet. Some consumers may oppose this due to the fact that artists who are famous and well established are able to continue increasing their bank accounts while living the lives of everyone’s dreams, but what some don’t know is that consumers having free access to music don’t have much of a negative affect on a popular artist at all....   [tags: Record, Labels, Profit]
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Surveillance Robot with Obstacle Sensing and Motion Detector - The Proposed system focuses on the design and construction to make a design the robotic as in the base of Surveillance application. At the same all the things are done by human begins manually. The proposed system in case of low power consumption by ARM microcontroller. Proposed system in to two section which is Robotic section and monitoring section respectively. In the robotic section ultrasonic sensor is used for the obstacle detection .So the robotics keep its path for detection obstacles in the Rural region or Urban region....   [tags: Surveillance, Robots, Design, Construction]
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The United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture: A Tool or an Obstacle to Coordination? - The United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture: A Tool or an Obstacle to Greater Coordination. I. Introduction Peacebuilding is the phenomenon in which an array of international and national actors collaborate within various support structures in order to address the fundamental/root causes of violence, solidify peace, and avoid a relapse into conflict in fragile states. With the rise of globalization and increased interdependence among states has brought about economic growth and development; however, greater interconnectivity has also created a volatile environment for renewed violence and conflict to occur, particularly in fragile and post-war states....   [tags: International Conflict ]
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The Absence of a Career Goal is an Obstacle to One's Success - The absence of a career goal is an obstacle to one’s success. Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.” (Brainy Quotes, 2013). To move our careers forward, we need to think strategically. Today’s market place requires that we be both proactive and intentional in order to circumnavigate the workplace, make good logical decisions, and consistently assess opportunities for our academic, personal and career goals. It is also important to know what you are aiming for, by first setting yourself a target and a time frame, as I believe, the secret ingredient to success is to own one’s own ambitions and actions and then make the decisions necessary to...   [tags: survival, developing academic perseverance] 999 words
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An Ace Served- A Tennis Obstacle I Overcame - I was very excited when I was invited to play for the girls’ high school tennis team, when I was still in eighth grade. Playing for the team was both very intense, because of the many practices we had every week, and fun, since I was able to meet my friends. There came a time every week when I would feel very nervous, and that was when we played matches against other high schools. In the first two weeks, I was able to win all my singles and doubles matches, which helped me gain a lot of confidence....   [tags: personal narrative] 568 words
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Racism: The Grand Obstacle of Society’s Advancement - In our society today, there are still a voluminous amount of instances of racial discrimination. It can vary from a trifling slur to severe verbal mistreatment. There is discrimination everywhere such as public schools, jobs, and generally anywhere you can consider. One would ponder that after approximately one hundred and fifty years since the abolition of slavery, and fifty years since the civil rights movement, we wouldn’t have the exact problem that still forays us today. Two of the most known illustrations of racial discrimination occurring would be at work and in the public school system, even if most people do not want to accept it....   [tags: racial discrimination]
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Comparing the Heroic Natures of Hercules and Okonkwo - Hercules, a great figure in Greek mythology who fought off massive beasts with his bear hands, can be considered one of the most popular in Greek mythology. How does Hercules compare to a little known Nigerian boy born to poverty who becomes successful through plain hard work, better known as Okonkwo. These heroes both were helped along by wise men, both had to prove themselves as a hero through tough situations, and They also had to deal with large amounts of pride that initially kept them from fulfilling their destinies....   [tags: advice, obstacle, journey] 831 words
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Delaying Childbearing: Why it is Important to Have Children While in College - Like many other women, I was raised in a family that repetitively told me that I needed to finish school before thinking about getting married, and definitely before having kids. This made sense when I became an adult, why not put all my focus into my schooling. Yet, for me that would mean that I would be in my early thirties when I finished school. This has become the norm for women to marry and have children in there 30s, then in years past, where they were in their early to mid-twenties. After completing my first bachelor’s degree, I got engaged; I was in a perfect place, and I was not going to hold off just so I could finish school....   [tags: obstacle, personal experience, medical school]
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Is Technology a Boost to Life or an Obstacle? - ... The Internet can become an amazing tool to learn and teach in the classroom, but it can also become a problem for the learning process in the students. The old problems that students had were more about their feelings and the situation that they were in to. Students did not worry about their Instagram or Facebook followers. They had real friends. John Nworie and Noela Haughton also said” with the adoption and implementation of the Internet and other digital innovations in the classroom came new genres of challenges in coping with the disruptions they create in learning environments (Nworie and Haughton 52)”....   [tags: mankind development, social networks]
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The Extent to Which Austria was the Main Obstacle to the Unification of Italy in the Period 1815-1849 - The Extent to Which Austria was the Main Obstacle to the Unification of Italy in the Period 1815-1849 In the period immediately after the Vienna settlement in 1815 and up to the widespread revolutions throughout Europe and especially Italy in 1848 and 1849, the prospect of a united Italy seemed almost a distant dream. There were a range of obstacles in between progress to a unified state. These included the outright strength of foreign powers and in particular of Austria in suppressing revolution and thereafter its ability to recover quickly....   [tags: Papers] 2112 words
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The Communist Party as the main obstacle to Hitler’s Creation of a Nazi Dictatorship - The Communist Party as the main obstacle to Hitler’s Creation of a Nazi Dictatorship I personally think the communists were not the main threat. First in this essay I am going to express my views on Hitler’s political opponents I will also look at the other potential threats to Hitler and show, which one was the main obstacle towards his creation of a Nazi dictatorship....   [tags: Papers] 601 words
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Obstacles of Junior Year Gave me the Keys for a Successful Future - It’s very surprising to be honest. If I rewind my life to the very beginning of junior year, I would have never suspected that I would encounter multiple hardships one after another, each excessively worse than the last. Yes, junior year was extremely tough domestically and socially but little did I know that my horrid problems at home would affect me academically. Undeniably it was my will power and my strong belief in never giving up which steered my grades and my life to the straight path and made me realize that mistakes happen in life for a reason, they happen so we can learn from them, so we can share our story with others and help them avoid the hardships we encountered....   [tags: obstacles, ] 830 words
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Zeus Obstacle - One of the greatest goddesses who lived atop mount Olympus was the goddess Athena. Athena was known as being the goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, and industry, Furthermore; she aided many desperate warriors on their journeys, and for this she is considered very just. With all of her contributions to the race of man such as the olive, the ability to tame the horse, and her creation of the potters wheel, she was greatly admired by humans. Athena was a very thoughtful and intelligent goddess, very rarely did she become angered, and more often thought of a solution, which was beneficial rather than vengeful....   [tags: essays research papers] 880 words
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Viewing Obstacles as a Positive Things - Obstacles in life should not be determined whether they are good or malevolent towards someone’s lifestyle. However, life somehow does drag a person towards a path that may have obstacles should possibly be turned into greater opportunities. Although, the actor may have tried his best to explain that he cannot move that chair, but the producer told him that whatever the genre the movie is; try to follow the criteria. Everything that is done cannot be done with regret, because there is a benign side to it....   [tags: personal reflections] 605 words
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Darkest Obstacles are a Gift and not a Curse - The irony connected with the obstacle in achieving happiness is the pursuit of happiness. Those who pursue happiness with deliberate effort find themselves having to work harder and harder over time to achieve their ends. By trying to pursue happiness, we look for obvious, insubstantial objectives to achieve the happy life. Existentialism, however, may provide both the antidote to this vicious cycle, and give direction on how to find happiness-- by filling our lives with what T.S. Eliot calls real substance....   [tags: dark situations, happiness, existentialism]
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Overcoming Obstacles and Pentecostal Enlightment - ... This is one obstacle that is apparent of being one of the largest barriers in the church’s development. On the day of Pentecost, Jesus’ disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit in the form of a lingering light above their heads, after they gathered Jerusalem. This Holy Spirit allowed them to speak different languages to help spread the word of Jesus in other places around the world. The disciples then had the courage and passion to continue preaching to the world about Jesus and those listening ‘from every nation under heaven’ ....   [tags: early Christianity] 728 words
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Strategy and Obstacles in the Battle of Arracourt - ... One of Field Marshall Montgomery’s main objectives was the capture of the port city of Antwerp. The Allies wanted to use the port as a supply base for the final push into Germany. Field Marshall Montgomery preferred a single Allied front along his path into Germany, while US General Omar Bradley preferred a broad front advance. Unfortunately, the Low Countries had a political objective as well; protecting London. The Germans were launching their V-1 and V-2 rockets at London from Belgium. Bradley preferred a broad front advance because if the Third Army was able to advance quickly enough past Metz and Nancy to the West Wall, which was unmanned at the time, Patton could capture the Saar i...   [tags: tanks, armor, supplies] 1358 words
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Obstacles That Weaken Democracy - Democracy is defined as a government that is governed by the people, where the supreme power is in the hands of the people and is exercised through a system of representation done through free elections. It is easily defined and understood, but the true test is to follow through the people’s expectations and be capable to overcome obstacles a democracy might face. Mexico has recently celebrated its bicentennial representing their independence and the centennial of their revolution, although they are major accomplishment, they continue to struggle to consolidate a democracy....   [tags: Government]
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College Benefits and Obstacles - College success has become a most desirable goal. However, many students struggle through college. In fact, according to the Website Ask.com, approximately 15 percent of college students receive a degree. Because I’m willing to earn a degree like many other successful students, I find that college is the stepping stone to my dream goals. I know that college is difficult, but I realize that attaining my dream of a college education will require me to understand the benefits of what I’m learning, to prepare for obstacles, to seek advice, and to create effective and reasonable strategies will help me achieve my goals....   [tags: higher education] 780 words
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Overcoming Obstacles in The Outsiders and The Time Traveler - One of life’s most memorable moments is learning to ride a bike. At first, nothing in the world could seem more difficult and scary. To move past the safety of training wheels is terrifying; it’s comfortable without knowing how. Learning to ride is the same, if not worse. It’s wobbly, falling countless times is inevitable. The fact that the bicycle could stand up straight on just two wheels is insane. Though it takes tremendous amounts of hard work, the end result is worth it. Sooner or later, riding a bike is easy....   [tags: the outsiders, hinton]
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Connectivity Obstacles - HHS. (2014, March 2nd). Health Information Privacy. Retrieved from United States Department of Health and Human Services: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/ The United States Department of Health and Human services is tasked with providing information regarding laws associated with Healthcare operations. Additionally, this federal authoritative entity provides acceptable practices with a strict emphasis on patience protection in which data will supplement this research with. Policies and standards for healthcare operations and organization formulation can also be collected to ensure conformity to federal, state, and local laws....   [tags: Health Information Privacy]
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TOEFL: An Obsticle for Foreign Pharmacists - ... This test trains the pharmacist to the academic life. This test has four sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing. Each section is tightly timed and scored individually. All of the TOEFL topics are about academic materials that are used in the pharmacies and hospitals everyday. Of course, everyone has asked the pharmacist before about their opinion about living in or off campus when you were getting their medication, and they set a timer for them so they would deliver their response in responsible manner (that’s what most of the questions in the speaking section do in training the pharmacists to answer these kinds of patients questions)....   [tags: jobs, test, immigration] 1053 words
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Obstacles in Higher Educational Institutions: Plagiarism - Plagiarism is commonly known as the practice of taking an individual’s work and passing it on as one’s own. It is an obstacle the Higher Educational institutions have to constantly withstand during the past decade (Neville, 2010). In order to confront the issue of plagiarism, reasons need to be addressed. This essay will shed light on the various causes of intentional and unintentional plagiarism. The focus is on three main ideas; it begins by stating the most common reasons behind intentional plagiarism which are the poor time management of students, and the importance of achieving high grades....   [tags: psychological henomenon]
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How Do We Achieve that Vision and OVercome the Obstacles - ... Schools when purchasing technology should know exactly what school their hardware will go to and when the changeover will happen. Knowing this they have an upper-hand in bargaining with the distributor of technology and could negotiate a deal that would alleviate them of the resale and distribution costs. In contracting out the redistribution and refurbishing of technology from one school to the next a cost would obviously be incurred. However, there is always the potential that the provincial governments would be willing to step in and subsidize it because it is the safest most reliable way to make the transaction happen....   [tags: technology in the classroom]
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England's Obstacles in The American Revolution - At the end of the Eighteenth Century, Great Britain had attained a magnitude of power and global influence, which led many Englishmen to assume, incorrectly, that a new Roman Empire had come about. A period of "prosperity and glory unknown to any other age" seemed to be opening for Great Britain and its colonies. Yet, in a few short years, through a war with its American colonies, it became evident the British Empire would eventually meet the same inauspicious decline and fall as the Roman Empire did centuries earlier (Miller 1)....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]
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Obstacles To Pollution Prevention - Case Study - Corporate Obstacles to Pollution Prevention Overview This case focuses on corporate obstacles to pollution prevention. Pollution prevention can complex especially for large corporations. There are many different forms of pollution prevention including emissions control devices and incremental changes in existing technology. The author reviews the impact of emissions controlled devices, however the focus of the case study is on incremental changes in existing technology. Incremental changes include substituting one or two steps in a production process or relationship changes between production steps....   [tags: Corporate Social Responsibility CSR] 709 words
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Obstacles Toward Development - Obstacles Toward Development In this every day changing world, many of us are living in a comfortable home, have enough food to eat, well clothed, healthy, and financially independent. All these are provided to us because we are living in a well-developed country. Others in the third world nation are not so lucky. They may have no shelter, limited food supply, and unemployed. This is because their country is not well developed like ours. Problems that stop these countries from developing are 1....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Process of Writing - As I sit here staring at the blank screen, thoughts race through my mind as I contemplate what lies ahead. Is my topic clear. Is it appropriate. What is it that I want to say. Finally the fear sets in, what lie ahead is a minefield of self-doubt and criticism, one misstep could lead to a personal catastrophe. I take each step with caution, slowly putting my thoughts on paper, exposing myself to scrutiny. The answers do not present themselves with the concrete certainty of mathematics and science, they are subjective and open to interpretation....   [tags: Obstacles, Uncertainty] 809 words
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Overcoming Obstacles in Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns - ... When Mariam first gets settled into Kabul Rasheed buys her presents to make her transition to her new home easier and to show that he cares for her. “It was a dark maroon silk shawl with beaded fringes and edges embroidered with gold thread. ‘Do you like it?’ Mariam looks up. Rasheed did a touching thing then” (Hosseini 76). Rasheed wants Mariam to feel as safe as possible in Kabul and in their home. This part of Rasheed and Mariam’s marriage is the happiest time for the both of them; everything goes down hill from here....   [tags: abuse, marriage, torture]
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The Physical, Social and Mental Obstacles in Eudora Welty's A Worn Path - “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty is a short story in which fulfills all aspects of literary connotations. Phoenix Jackson’s only true motivation to keep living was to help keep her young grandson live. While there are a multitude of literary elements and devices splurged throughout the story, some of the first ones to spot make the biggest impact. Phoenix Jackson’s name is revealed in the first three lines of text, and leads the reader to make an immediate assumption. She makes this trek over and over again, continuously, and as she nears the end of her life she will nourish her own son back to health....   [tags: a worn path] 671 words
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The Romantic Obstacles of Shakespeare in "Midsummer Night's Dream" and Soyinka's "Lion and the Jewel" - Love in literature is not uncommon, but it is the obstacles, depictions, and interpretations in that love that give pieces of literature their meanings. The plays "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare and "The Lion and the Jewel" by Wole Soyinka are both plays that give a definitive portrayal of love and power. However, their portrayals have several similarities and differences. These relationships and contrasts lie in the male and female gender roles, and the obstacles which intervene with the true or ideal love....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical Essay] 1006 words
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The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70 - The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70 Since the Vienna Settlement of 1815 overlooked the growth of nationalism in Italy, the Italians started to unify themselves. Although they faced many obstacles both internally and externally, these obstacles were overcome by 1870. The Risorgimento, which means a revival glory and prestige of the old days, was a success. Internally, the unification movement faced the problem of localism. The Vienna Settlement made localism a prevailing idea after 1815....   [tags: Papers] 842 words
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The Chi Omega Spirit - Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Success - The Chi Omega Spirit - Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Success For as long as I can remember I have set high goals for myself regarding my future, my friendships, and my education. Entering college with these standards I knew that I wouldn’t settle for less than my best, and I would strive to amaze myself at my success. One thing I never fit into my planned path of achievement was any type of struggle, or obstacle that could alter the way I have thought for so long. The first month of college I fell upon an obstacle I never could have imagined....   [tags: Personal Narratives] 1384 words
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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Spartan? The Treacherous Spartan Race - ... Their legacy was that they were the descendants of Hercules, who was the son of the Greek god Zeus. This mind set, coupled with their extensive training and innovative tactics, allowed the Spartan soldiers to be victorious over the overwhelming Persian forces. Spartan Race™ aspires to instill this facade into viewers. Making them feel that if they can complete this obstacle race, that they will be endowed with the spirit of these great warriors. The commercials do not use speech to portray their message....   [tags: obstacles, athletes, advetisements] 898 words
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What Real Courage Looks Like in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - ... His moral courage is as strong as his physical courage, which is shown many times throughout the novel. Atticus knows that he shouldn’t take up Tom’s case, but he is very different from others in Maycomb by doing so. Also, if Atticus didn’t take on the case, he couldn’t hold his head up in town because he would not have done the right thing. When Atticus was at the jail house, he was confronted by an angry mob who demanded that he moved out of their way, but Atticus said, “You can turn around and go home again, Walter.” In this quote, Atticus was reading a newspaper outside of the jailhouse, when he got confronted by a mob of angry Cunninghams....   [tags: morals, obstacles, stength] 720 words
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The Definition of Success and How to Be Successful - “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome”, Booker T. Washington, spoke that success is not measured in the riches and status of a person, but by the hard work and commitment they made to reach their goals while conquering challenges along the way. Washington states a brilliant point, although there are others who would disagree, instead viewing materials as a measurement of success. Since when did success start being acquisitively measured....   [tags: overcoming challenges and obstacles] 773 words
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The Responsibilities of Nurses When Providing Patient Education - Patient education is a process of providing patients and their families with information, knowledge and skills that are necessary for the management of their health and illness concerns (Park, 2005). It is the responsibility of nurses to follow the teaching process when providing patient education. They includes assessing the patient educational needs, planning an educational session, implementing the plan, and evaluating the educational process. Obstacles to teaching and learning are those that confront nurses in the educational process....   [tags: teaching, planning, obstacles] 959 words
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Life is Like a Game of Soccer - Life is full of obstacles and challenges that occasionally require help from family and friends, and steps that we all must take. As human beings, we are constantly learning throughout these steps and challenges. So in this sense, life is similar to a game of soccer because just as in everyday life we go through the same obstacles, and have people there to support us. In a game of soccer, players, acquire cuts and scrapes just as we gain experiences throught our lives, and once the game is over we celebrate with our team, or with family....   [tags: soccer, obstacles, perseverance] 848 words
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Mother Tongue by Amy Tan and Sacha Z - ... Even when Amy’s teachers in school tried to steer her in other areas she was excelling in, she took on the challenge to disprove the assumptions they made and became an English major, an area she struggled in. She worked hard and honed her skills to be the writer she is today, writing stories about all the Englishes she grew up using. Amy wants to convey in her stories and writing about language that there is meaning and purpose in people’s words even when another person in society might not understand them....   [tags: english, language, obstacles]
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The Effect of College Athletics on Academics - When I first came to South Dakota State, I decided that I wanted to go pre-dental but after talking with my advisor, I ended up undecided on my major and took courses irrelevant to anything I wanted to do for a career. I still remain bitter that I let my advisor talk me out of what I wanted to do, but he did have a point. If I took the classes I needed to go pre dental, I would most likely get bad grades due to traveling, practices, games, and lifts that take up my study time. I decided to major in Exercise Science but still have to take summer school classes in order to fulfill my requirements in four years....   [tags: academic and social obstacles, skills]
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Life Challenges: Ender's Game, The Miracle Worker, and The Veldt - All human beings cope with different challenges in life. These challenges can be emotional, mental, financial, social, or spiritual. The challenges in life learned in this course will be examined in different literary works such as novels, plays, and short stories. Isolation and conflicts are the challenges involved in Ender’s Game. Then, The Miracle Worker deals with reaching out someone and to an individual with a disability. Finally, conflict involving technology is evident in The Veldt. The challenges revealed in different works of literature are essential because they enable people to develop human qualities that give them opportunities to succeed and move forward....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Obstacles]
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Friendship in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - In the Fiction Book, the adventures of huckleberry Finn by mark twain is about loyalty and friendship. and reveals that a strong friendship can overcome any obstacle as long as you have true friends by your side. During the journey to find ourselves, friendship reminds us why began the journey to start with. When Huck is deciding whether to turn in Jim back to slavery, after writing the letter to Ms.Watson, he remembers the adventures and hardships they faced together. thinking back on their close friendship reminds Huck why he decided to help Jim escape slavery in the first place, after all he was "The the best friend old Jim ever had in the world, and the only one he's got now" (chapter 31...   [tags: loyalty, friendship, slavery, obstacles] 843 words
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Jane's Roles in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - ... Mr. Broockelhurst is a mad who gets enjoyment out of tormenting and intimidating little kids. Broockelhurst was a terrible man, but without Mrs. Reeds sending Jane to lowood, she wouldn’t be there. But if she didn’t do that then Jane wouldn’t have met Helen who was a great friend to her. Helen thought Jane a lot of things before she died. Helen was the one that thought Jane to love her enemies and also to forgive. They were very good friends and learned a lot from each other. She was a very big hearted young lady who made Jane realize the good inside her and also the good in other people....   [tags: obstacles, orphan, strength] 878 words
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Analysis on The Awakening by Kate Chopin - At times, we come to find a place in our lives where we struggle to find ourselves, to become who we are as individuals. What hinders this discover is different for all of us, and what we do to overcome what hold us back is up to us. This conflict is clearly identifiable through the character of Edna Pontellier in The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Throughout the text, we watch as Edna first oblivious to the possibility beyond the life she currently has, and as events or people in her life begin to trigger this “awakening” inside her, we see her grow into the person she wants to be, instead of the person she has to be....   [tags: edna, pontelliers, obstacles]
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The Success Plan of a Native American - Success is the accomplishment of an aim or purpose, for some that aim may be hard to grasp. Gaining success stems from self-evaluation and self-prediction, this knowledge of self can help process failure should it occur. Also, being self-aware allows one to hold much confidence and motivation to change any error in order to be successful. My personal knowledge of self will determine what success means to my point of view. Being successful is completing school, being financially stable, and being able to give my kids a better future....   [tags: goal setting, overcoming obstacles]
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Assessing India's Mobile Number Portability - ... What did not help is the discretion used by the operators in many cases to reject porting applications. In such a high churn market, the 90-day waiting period between two porting applications restricts the free movement of subscribers, who are always on the lookout for the cheapest telecom plan. MNP hasn’t been without its share of controversies. TRAI has had to file litigations against three telecom companies on the ground of not disclosing to the customer the contractual obligations that led to rejection of their porting requests....   [tags: customers, trai, obstacles] 686 words
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Obstacles to Voting - Many people don’t know this but minorities still go through numerous obstacles to vote. A group called the ACLU which is American Civil Liberties Union are fighting to protect the voting rights of people of different ethnic backgrounds. “Since 1965, the Voting Rights Act has been protecting racial and language minorities’ access to voting”. (The Voting Rights Act.Web.12/2/13 https://www.aclu.org/voting-rights/voting-rights-act-0). The people who often get discriminated against are elders, young people, colored people, and people of low income, military members / veterans, and disabled voters....   [tags: discrimination, rights, minorities] 541 words
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A Review of Early Language Learning in Europe - Initially, strong political and social debates of early foreign language learning led to the establishment of ELLiE, in order to observe and identify various factors that affect competence in foreign language learning (FLL). Although, numerous FLL studies on "a single class, school, or wider selection of schools" are available, long-term, integrated researches with multiple and cross-border aspects are limited (ELLiE, p. 11). As a result, the creation of ElliE became a reality, to increase knowledge and provide a broader view of implementation processes....   [tags: foreign language teaching & learning obstacles]
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The Behavor of the Chief in the Film The Story of Qui Ju - The movie the story of Qui Ju depicts the difficult quest of an ordinary provincial woman, who was seeking justice in the little village in China. Despite of the fact that she was pregnant, she persistently and willfully was overcoming all the obstacles on her path. She went from one office to other with a desire of restoring justice. However, she was disappointed again and again: officials were not able to fulfill her demands, even though the only thing she wanted was a mere apology by the village chief, who had severely beaten up her husband, Qinglai....   [tags: china, persistent, obstacles, apology, behavior] 1526 words
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The Trials of Human Lust and Mistakes - Allah has masterfully woven a chapter in the Qur’an rendering four stories regarding trials of human lust and mistakes and how to overcome these obstacles. The stories deal with staying true to your faith, shown by the people of the Cave; being thankful to Allah, illustrated by two gardeners; learning form your mistakes, depicted by Musa (PBUH) and Khidr (PBUH); and helping people while spreading righteousness, portrayed by Dhul-Qarnain. The four main lessons that can be understood from those stories are the following: Allah will help you if requested; be appreciative to God for giving you what you have; none can ever be as perfect in their intellect as Allah; and lastly, to have good virtue...   [tags: obstacles, faith, allah, helping, lessons] 1230 words
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Recent Obstacles and Barriers to Voting - ... Overall, the voter turnout in America is low, with only between 51 and 57 percent of eligible voters going to polls in presidential elections from 2004 to 2012. The reason why America has such a low turnout is because of several obstacles in voting. The U.S. do not provide paid holiday for voters who are workers to vote or well-structured politics for different racial voters, other obstacles like advanced registration and absentee voting also make the voting more difficult for voters. The pure independents, who are unlike independent leaners or behaviour independents, are less well informed and less care about the election information and also definitely less likely to vote on the Electi...   [tags: independents, turnout, politics] 651 words
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Obstacles of Fathers in the United States - The purpose of this article is to better understand the outlooks, levels of engagement, and obstacles of fathers in the United States. The authors noted that fathers who participated in this survey range between the age of 18 and older. This telephone survey consists of fathers themselves answering questions related to their own fatherhood roles. Further, this article presents the results of the hundreds of American men promoting behaviors, such as agreeing or disagreeing about being involve, cohabitating or married to the child or children mother....   [tags: fatherhood, parenting, father involvement]
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The Advantages and Obstacles of Hydrogen as a Fuel - Introduction Considering current tendency of consumption of fuel in the automobile industry, it is assumed that humanity will exhaust the supply of the oil for transport supposedly in the period of the next 50 years. It is assumed by British Petroleum (2013) in their annual report that “world proved oil reserves at the end of 2012 reached 1668.9 billion barrels, sufficient to meet 52.9 years of global production”. As the only widely distributed automobile fuel type is petroleum, it will be problematic to travel from one place to another if the oil depletion occurs and no other fuel types will be introduced by that moment....   [tags: automobile, petroleum, combustion] 1241 words
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Overcoming Obstacles in a Diverse Workplace - Diversity in the workplace is not a new idea or concept. From the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s the majority of people living in the United States were immigrants from other countries including Italy, Russia, and Ireland. Each of the members from these countries spoke different languages, came from different cultures, and had different customs and work ethics. Acceptance to them was fought for in the workplace in industries such as coal, steel, automobile manufacturing, and other labor forces....   [tags: generations X and Y, leadership]
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Finding Food Stability - ... It takes about 7 pounds of corn to produce 1 pound of beef, 6.5 pounds of corn to produce 1 pound of pork, and 2.6 pounds of corn to produce 1 pound of chicken. From an energy efficiency standpoint then it makes sense to phase out the “middleman” of meat as it means that more calories are received per person and not lost. Moreover, animal agriculture accounts for 50% of water use worldwide so by reducing this activity, more water can be used for crop production (Putnam). While some share an optimistic view of food stability, others including Thomas Malthus do not....   [tags: Obstacles, Production, Shortage] 599 words
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Benefits and Obstacles of Genetic Sequencing - ... Sturtevant was a geneticist who in 1911 discovered how to create a gene map. Through Sturtevant’s research, he proved that the closer genes are to one another the more frequently the traits on those genes will occur, and he proved a gene’s position on a chromosome determines its effect. These realizations enabled him to map three of the Drosophila’s chromosomes. The work that Alfred Sturtevant did became the foundation of genetic analysis still used today. Another discovery that was important to the success of the Human Genome Project was that made by Watson and Crick....   [tags: dna, economics, political] 1967 words
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Obstacles to Growth of SMEs - ABSTRACT Small & Medium Enterprises are considered as a growth engine for developing economies. Importance of this sector cannot be neglected due to its utmost significance and contribution towards GDP growth and employment generation. SME sector in Pakistan is facing number of problems which acts as a hurdle in their growth. Major obstacles in the growth of SMEs include financial constraints, regulatory and fiscal constraint, infrastructure constraint and human resource constraint. These four factors are deteriorating SMEs growth in Pakistan....   [tags: Economics ]
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Obstacles to Growth of SMEs - Voordeckers, and Steijvers (2006) surveyed Belgium banking sector, it was revealed that availability of collateral is one of the major issues due to which credit is not accessible. The determinants of collateral have intrigued scholars for decades. Although in reality many SMEs have to pledge personal collaterals and commitments. There is barely empirical evidence available about the determinants of these personal collateral and commitments. They were the first who empirically investigated the determinants of personal collateral and commitments simultaneously with the determinants of business collateral for SMEs in a bank oriented economy....   [tags: Economics ]
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Obstacles of the American Dream - “The American Dream, that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement.” --James Truslow Adams. The phrase “The American Dream” has been expanded upon or refined in various forms, but is essentially based on Truslow Adams’ idea. This concept has been subject to criticism because some people believe that the structure of society prevents such an idealistic goal for everyone. The economy, for instance, can cause poverty-stricken men and women to attain a major disadvantage....   [tags: poverty, social inequalities, US economy]
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Nick Vujicic and Overcoming Obstacles - Try to envision being born without any hands or feet, arms or legs and given no warning or medical reason or explanation for having that congental anomaly. Now picture how you would live if you could not walk, do daily tasks, such as feeding yourself, brushing your teeth, going to the bathroom on your own, or writing, etc. I am sure you could only imagine the countless number of obstacles and challenges Nick faced just with things like life skills on a daily basis. However, Nick has overcome what most people would say is absolutely impossible, and he is now traveling world wide sharing his testimony, and he gives God all of the credit for his strength to do this....   [tags: Limbless, Bullying, Fear] 1434 words
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Gender Topic:  Professional Obstacles - ...   b) Gender jokes are never appropriate. They can hurt someone's feelings and can often make someone very uncomfortable in their workplace. It creates a hostile environment and ruins workplace relationships, and can ruin open communication with co-workers. And although gender jokes are usually taken lightly, and thought of as non-harmful by the person saying them, and possibly the people around them, it can really harm the person you are saying it to. This shouldn't be the type of thing to be taken lightly, it is harassment, sexual harassment, physical and verbal abuse....   [tags: gender jokes, inequalities] 680 words
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The Relationship between Academic Obstacles and Facilitators - ... When an individual is experiencing work strain, it is usually cause by high levels of demand and low levels of control (Karasek, 1979). Strain has a huge impact on any individual’s well-being and may lead to exhaustion, sleeping problems or impaired health. As every academic institution or occupation has its own risk factors for stress, the Job Demands-Resources model (JD-R) is a model that suggests exhaustion or strain is a result of higher demands and low resources in the workplace. Job demands can be defined as physical, psychological, social or organizational aspects of work that require a certain amount of skill or effort such as high work pressure, deadlines or unfavourable environ...   [tags: academic performance, student well-being] 2133 words
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Imperialism and Colonialism are Obstacles to Global Capitalism - Castro Gomez claims that forces like imperialism and colonialism, which played a major role in exploitation of human labor that have now been by passed by time and are no longer applicable in this modern world. In addition to this, imperialism and colonialism have become obstacles to the modern global capitalism (Santiago Castro-Go´mez pg 428). According to the author, the 17th century was full of enlightenment, which aimed at wooing laborers. This also came in with the identity of the bourgeois....   [tags: human rights, castro gomez, industrial revoluton] 1765 words
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Obstacles, Challenges, and Cooking of Jullia child - ... Her husband Paul, who also worked for the OSS, was transferred to France. After Paul’s transfer, Julia uncovered something that would change her life, food. She then decided to pursue this new passion and enrolled in Corden Bleu cooking school. While attending the school and cooking during the day, she would spend her nights at home practicing her new techniques on her husband and guests. Soon American women that were living in Paris were begging Julia to teach them how to cook. So, Julia brought them into her home kitchen and began to teach them how to cook....   [tags: chef, publication, inspiration]
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Overcoming Obstacles: Example of an Immigrant Family - ... My family was stand in a helpless situation, and we did not know how can we get rid of that morass, but the god is fair, an enthusiastic relative was appeared at that time. He is my Uncle Sam, because he was free at that time, he suggested my mother to get a job at a restaurant first. My mother can’t speak English well, so Uncle Jay thinks a Chinese restaurant is a good beginning for a new immigrant person. Uncle Jay starts to ask his friend which Chinese restaurant was hiring. As you know, the financial environment was bad for the business to development....   [tags: Resilience, Family] 1199 words
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Overcoming Obstacles and Coming Out Ahead - Adversity enhances ones’ positive characteristics due to the provision of an ideal environment for establishing integrity and developing a mature mindset. This conclusion is valid because people tend to learn from their mistakes, thus gain a broader perspective on life. Often, calamity serves as a catalyst for the unveiling of latent talents; literature provides the venue for such as plots tend to revolve around overcoming challenges and hardships. Notably, in the World War II novel, Code Name Verity, follows a young girl named Julie, who is recruited into British special operations....   [tags: the advantages of adversity] 955 words
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Special Needs Children Overcome Obstacles - Some people may look at a person with special needs and see disabilities. Some may feel nothing but sympathy, while others, through the lack of knowledge, overlook these amazing individuals completely. I am one of the lucky ones that not only has experienced having a person of special needs in their life, but to also have the insight to realize the impact of the life lessons that my friend Jeff Geis has taught me. Jeff, born with Down’s syndrome, has overcome obstacles in his life that most of us cannot even imagine....   [tags: Special Needs] 902 words
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Discovering Obstacles Hindering College Graduation - Introduction: According to the National Center for Education Statistics, of the students seeking a bachelor's degree at a four-year university, on average, only 59% of them graduate within six years. It is unfortunate to note that even with the extra two years, students still struggle to persist through graduation, due to numerous hindering factors. Hence, the issue of college success now lies within the central realm of scholarly research, with numerous scholars applying previously known psychological theories to education, including Kurt Lewin’s force-field analysis model, Abraham Maslow’s need reduction theory for motivation, and the self-efficacy and attribution theories....   [tags: motivation, needs, self-efficacy] 1319 words
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Lifes Many Obstacles - Catcher - Life’s Many Obstacles In J. D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” the protagonist, Holden, is faced with many obstacles. Like most tragic heroes, he is a man who is reasonably happy at the beginning of the tragedy, but as the tragedy develops, some failure in his personality begins to affect events, so that his progress is a movement from happiness to misery. The ultimate misery results from his final awareness of his personalities limits or failures. Much of Holden’s misery is a result of his inability to successfully handle particular problems regarding adolescence....   [tags: essays research papers] 846 words
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The Main Obstacles to Peace - The Main Obstacles to Peace There has been violence in the Middle East for the past 60 years, and there still seems to be no hope of a compromise between the Palestinians and the Israelis. In order for a peace settlement to work, both sides must agree to it, and must overcome the four main barriers which stand in the way. They must reach a compromise over the city of Jerusalem, showing it should be controlled by both peoples because of the joint history between them, the attitudes and expectations should try to be fulfilled, which would destroy the extremist movements on both sides of the conflict, but more importantly, it has to see a solution for the refugee...   [tags: Papers] 2675 words
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Jane Eyre Obstacles and Love - Jane Eyre Obstacles and love The novel, Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte is a story about a young orphaned girl and her quest for love. Jane, the young girl searches for love and acceptance through each setting; Gateshead, Lowood, Thornfield, Moor House, and Ferndean. Throughout these points in her life, the maturation and identity recognition of Jane becomes visible. It is only when, Jane flees from Rochester and Thornfield, and spends time at Moor House, that her maturation to womanhood is completed....   [tags: English Literature] 1468 words
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Overcoming Obstacles of Social Conventions in the Medieval Story, Eliduc - Eliduc is a typical medieval story of courtly love. The Lai contains the common characteristics of other Marie de France’s Lais; as a worthy and valiant knight is confused about his love life. The knight is caught between the duty he owes his wife and the new love he feels for a foreign princess. Oddly enough, the two female characters, his wife and his secret lover have similar names; Guildeleuc and Guilliadun. This is significant because these two women meet and rather than becoming enemies as would be expected, they work as a team and live together....   [tags: Eliduc]
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Change and Progress: Obstacles to Overcome in the Real World - ... A mockery, indeed, but in which his soul trifled with itself… He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere.”(144). He cannot face his own wrongdoing. Even Hawthorne seems to agree that the pastor is nothing more than a coward. “Poor, miserable man. What right had infirmity like his to burden itself with crime. Crime is for the iron-nerved, who have their choice either to endure it, or, if it press too hard, to exert their fierce and savage strength for a good purpose, and fling it off at once!”(144)....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne] 979 words
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Fences: Day-to-Day Obstacles of the Average African American - In Fences, August Wilson strives to accurately depict the social and economic situations of the time period the play is set in. He uses the plots, characters, and the characters’ relationships with each other to show the day-to-day obstacles the average African American faces in the mid 1900s; and to show the various types of relationships between people during the time, from the black/white racial relationship to the relationship between man and woman. In particular, he uses Rose and Troy as examples of the typical relationship between a man and woman of the period – more specifically, he uses them to show the relationship and power structure between men and women....   [tags: racial relationships, discrimination, racism] 921 words
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Obstacles In Team Dynamics - Obstacles in Team Dynamics Abstract Students face obstacles on a daily basis. These may include personal, financial obstacles or obstacles at work. There are many ways to deal with them, and due to human nature, they are dealt with uniquely. Working within a team environment brings its own obstacles. This paper will discuss obstacles in team dynamics and how to overcome them. Obstacles in Team Dynamics By the time people reach adulthood, they have gone through many obstacles in their lives. Perhaps an individual has been passed over at work, had someone close to them die, lost a job, or just lost direction....   [tags: Teamwork]
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Overcoming Obstacles - Overcoming Obstacles Throughout a persons life, they are faced with different obstacles, and different challenges of all different types. My life in particular has been full of up and downs related especially towards my soccer career. In the novel The Pact, three boys, George, Rameck, and Sam are faced with many obstacles throughout their lives, where they must learn to overcome and achieve great success on their own will power. Essentially, I have done the same thing. My soccer career has been one of my most difficult life challenges creating the person I am today....   [tags: Personal Narrative Soccer Athletics Essays] 1962 words
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