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The Transformations of Lady Macbeth and Hamlet - The Transformations of Lady Macbeth and Hamlet In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, we experience a completely different Lady Macbeth at the beginning of the play, than we do as the play unfolds. Lady Macbeth is the perfect example of a character playing a dramatic role reversal. At the beginning of the play, her character was that of a strong, controlling wife, whose goal was to make her husband commit a murder in order to become king. Lady Macbeth ends up going crazy and having a nervous breakdown, eventually killing herself....   [tags: Shakespeare] 647 words
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The Effects Of Cyberspace: Reflections And Transformations - Everyone knows how it feels to wish they could be some else. At some point almost everyone thinks about what it would be like to see things from a different perspective. The internet provides a safe and easy way for people to "try out new identities." It gives people the opportunity to have lives that are completely unconnected to their real identity. Sherry Turkle theorizes in "Cyberspace and Identity" that those who make the most of their online lives approach it in spirit of self-reflection and those who are aware of their online personalities use the internet for personal and social transformations....   [tags: Internet Perspectives Identity] 1197 words
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Transformations in Ovid's Metamorphosis - Transformations in Ovid's Metamorphosis Transformations from one shape or form into another are the central theme in Ovid's Metamorphoses. The popularity and timelessness of this work stems from the manner of story telling. Ovid takes stories relevant to his culture and time period, and weaves them together into one work with a connecting theme of transformation throughout. The thread of humor that runs through Metamorphoses is consistent with the satire and commentary of the work. The theme is presented in the opening lines of Metamorphoses, where the poet invokes the gods, who are responsible for the changes, to look favorably on his efforts to compose....   [tags: Ovid Metamorphoses Essays]
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Butterfly Transformations - Butterfly Transformations Before the existence of Earth, there were four winged elemental gods, and one superior god. These gods and goddesses were: the sky goddess, Gemalia; the water goddess, Saraces; the earth god, Chago; the fire goddess, Argon; and the Superior Goddess, DawnDo. These five kept constant watch over the universe, adamantly flying over and throughout the wide abyss. During one of their days off, they were playing kick the can among the stars. They all came flying down towards the can and collided, creating planet earth....   [tags: Papers] 614 words
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Oedipus the King - The Character Transformations of Oedipus - Oedipus the King - The Character Transformations of Oedipus Through the character of Oedipus, Sophocles shows the consequences of defying the divine order. Oedipus served Thebes as a great ruler, loved by his subjects; but, like most in the human race, he slipped through the cracks of perfection. Oedipus had many faults, but it was primarily the tragic flaw of hubris, arrogance from excessive pride, which doomed his existence, regardless of the character attributes that made him such a beloved king....   [tags: Oedipus King Oedipus Rex Essays Papers]
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BBC's Shakespeare Retold: Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Brian Percival - Transformations are altering certain thematic concerns of the original text, yet still retaining much of the storyline. The process of transformation requires some conscious decisions which shape and re-shape the meaning, and must be justified in order to execute them. . This is explored in ‘BBC’s Shakespeare Re-told: Much ado about Nothing”, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s original playwright “Much ado about Nothing” Transformations inherently contain traces of the author’s social and cultural context....   [tags: Literary Transformations, Themes] 761 words
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Transformations in "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver - When thinking of birds, visualizing them building their nests in cacti certainly isn't the first thing that comes to mind. In the book, The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver, metaphorically everyone is constantly building their nests in cacti, and evolving from their experiences. From living in attics to taking trips across the country with no destination, characters in this book don't live what society considers the “conventional American lifestyle.” Growing and thriving in unexpected and unusual places and ways is nothing but average throughout the book....   [tags: The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver] 1418 words
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Transformations In American Society During The Market Revolution - Transformations In American Society During The Market Revolution Background Socialism is a difficult concept to describe, partially because the concept has been continually developing over the last two centuries, and partly because no distinctively socialist template has ever become a successful technique of governing a modern nation. By asking a socialist as to the definition of socialism, the answer would more likely confirm what socialism is not. Socialism is not capitalism. It is not exploitation....   [tags: Capitalism Free Market ] 1477 words
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Transformations - The Study of transformation and its meaning can be difficult to understand. It can however be made easier through he use of sources such as novels, plays and movies. Two plays that help this study, include Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Stoppard’s R + G.Both plays are written in different times making the two a very important aspect, in its relation to the notion of ‘transformation’. Through elements in both plays such as context, themes and techniques we are able to understand the relationship between the two The context and values of both plays are able to bring out the nature of the protagonists....   [tags: essays research papers] 997 words
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Anglo-Mohammedan Law: Colonial Transformations to Sharia in India - ... The initial strategic reason for preserving indigenous law was that the British reliance on Zamindars; wealthy landowners prevented their complete financial stability and created a precarious colonial position. (Kugle 267) Knowing that a dramatic split from Sharia would result in insurgencies and internal resistance, they used Mughal derived titles in their policies of land ownership and authoritative titles. Furthermore their early unfamiliarity with Urdu and Farsi made them dependent on local quadis and translators within the courtroom, forcing them into positions of cooperation....   [tags: orientalism, sharia, ijtihad taqlid, india]
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The Transformations in My Design Process - In 1964 Marshall McLuhan identified a new phenomenon in Modern society. That year, McLuhan published Understanding Media, a book of essays that focus on the pervasive effects of new media on our lives. McLuhan predicted that the microchip would change how we conduct business, communicate, entertain ourselves, and how we learn. He condensed the world-shaking prophecies into the dictum ‘The Medium is the Message.’ We are just now beginning to understand the implications of his words. This phrase referred to the fact that media (as extensions of the human mind and body) are inextricable but independent from their content (human thought)....   [tags: Media] 1426 words
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Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave - Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave Works Cited Missing Many stereotypes present in modern day society portray Arab women, or more precisely, Muslim women, as having little to no independence or power. These stereotypes assert that Muslim women are oppressed both physically and psychologically, and that as a result of such outrageous treatment these women are psychologically weak. As with all stereotypes, this is a misconception. Blanket statements announcing one group of people as exhibiting the same characteristics are patently incorrect....   [tags: Arab Muslim Women Essays] 3146 words
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Character Transformations In Dh Lawrences "the Blind Man" And "the Ho - In DH Lawrence’s stories “The Blind Man” and “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” the reader watches as characters move from having something missing in their lives, to being truly whole. Lawrence uses images of darkness to illustrate the emotions of his characters. In “The Blind Man,” Isabel goes to look for Maurice and when she steps into the stable where he is, “The darkness seemed to be in a strange swirl of violent life” (Lawrence, 132). The darkness that swirled around Isabel is the darkness in which Maurice lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 578 words
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Transformational Leadership in the Church - Transformation. Transformation is defined as “Moving a shape so that it is in a different position, but still has the same size, area, angles and line lengths.” (mathisfun) In the Meriiam-Webster dictionary it is defined as “to change something completely and usually in a good way.” Transformation happens everyday, through the transforming of attitude, villages, Countries, and lives. One of the biggest transformations is the Transformation of character. Character changes can affect everything around us....   [tags: transformational leadership]
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The Social Impact of Digital Media - In the past decade, the rise in internet usage has become exponential. It has paved the way for an amalgamated globalized media network working towards bringing people together and exposing them to a wealth of information at the same time. Digital in nature, the internet is like a global village allowing everyone unlimited access to anything, anytime and anywhere. It transcends physical boundaries allowing connections on an individual, personal and professional level. More importantly, the beauty of the internet lies in the fact that it is interactive and encourages participation as well as a sense of community when compared to traditional forms of media....   [tags: Transformations in Human Communication]
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The Transformations in the Spanish Theatrical System during the First Third of the Nineteenth Century - The Spanish theatrical life during the eighteenth century is characterized by the presence of systems and representation modes typical of the Golden Age, in conflict with the approaches of the Enlightenment culture (see chapters 5 and 6). However, with Earl of Aranda’s reforms, as of 1767 (Rubio Jiménez, 1998) a restrictive regularization of the companies’ constitution and their itinerant regime will start. It is hoped, in this last respect, to limit the itinerant nature of the companies by replacing them with a single, fixed location that lasts the whole theatre season, which will be achieved thanks to the reforms of the last decade of the century....   [tags: theater, spain, world history] 1133 words
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Transformation of Islam - Introduction Arab conquest has led to the distribution of the Arabic culture within Central Asia, including the spread of the Arabic language as state and literary. However, from 700s the authority of Arab governors and military leaders undermines, and the intensive flowering of the literature in non-Arabic languages begins during the Samanids and the Karakhanids. People adjusted religion to their way of life. Therefore, this decline in the prestige of Arabs does not symbolize a failure of Islam, but represents a transformation of Islam in Central Asia....   [tags: Religion, Arabic Culture, Central Asia] 1767 words
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The Process of Transformation Through Education - The Process of Transformation Through Education Nursing profession has made leaps and bounds since I embarked onto the field of nursing in 1993. While I was proud of being a nurse, I did not feel the need to be ambitious nor competitive in my field. Aside from the well known fact about the nursing shortage, I was not familiar with the numerous advancements that had been made by the profession. Most recently, I have come to realize how sophisticated and respected nursing profession has become....   [tags: Nursing ]
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Regionalist Expressions in Brazilian National Identity - ... 82) also revealed how Samba has been integrated as a core element of Brazilian national identity. To depict this, he gave a case example of the Brazilian national team and professional footballers from the country. Foremost, he reported that the national team of the country is famously known as the Samba boys and every time they score or win a tournament, they have made it a trademark by performing the Samba dance. To provide an instance of this, when the Brazilian national team won the World Cup in 2002, the team was captured in the media playing Samba....   [tags: recognition, transformation]
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The Transformation of Organizational Development - According to Gallos (2006), the founders of organizational development had understood the pitfalls of organizational life and knew that it needed to be changed. Their efforts had given rise to the organizational and applied behavioral sciences. Organizational Development is a ever growing field that is responsive to changes. There were many changes and improvements that were made over time, one of those changes was the creation of a organization development (OD) plan, this is a necessary tool to use in an organization....   [tags: efficiency, resources, management, reward system]
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A Monstrous Transformation in "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly - In the novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelly conveys evidence that strongly supports the fact that one's surroundings and experiences help shape them. However, at the same time, the novel also shows that if one experiences a "normal" or "all American life", their mind may wander, as a result they may have many urges to experience something supernatural or abnormal. Furthermore, it seems that the novel is trying to convey a point that maybe in the long run a truly sheltered childhood or lifestyle may cause a certain curiosity and longing that could lead to destruction and mayhem later in life....   [tags: Frankenstein, Mary Shelly, ] 938 words
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Leadership theories: Autocratic Vs Transformational - In the past people believed that leaders are born not made. Now the definition of leadership has been changed because now we believe that leaders can be made through education. Leadership plays important part in every field and organization to achieve higher goal. According to Kelly, “leadership is a process of influence in which the leader influences others toward goal achievement” (Kelly & Crawford, 2013, p. 168). Nowadays there are many leadership theories and have different perspective and suggestion....   [tags: autocratic, transformational]
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Assessment of a Study of Transformational Leadership - Assessment of a study of the relationship between transformational leadership, empowerment and organizational commitment Introduction and Purpose of Study The implications of transformational leadership on a firm’s employees and the success of the firm overall are areas of ongoing research according to Ismail, Mohamed, Sulaiman, Mohamad, and Yusuf (2011). The authors make the case that in a changing global environment transformational leadership styles, rather than transactional styles, are a means organizations are using to meet their strategies (p....   [tags: social issues, transformational leadership]
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Colin Powell: Transformational Leader - 1. Introduction & Definition Transformational leadership describes a leader moving followers beyond immediate self-interests through idealized influence (charisma), inspiration motivation, intellectual stimulation, or individualized consideration. Transformational leaders are change agents. They influence the mission and objectives to make way for a brighter future for the organization. Followers are motivated to do more than is originally expected because of their feelings of trust and respect for the leader....   [tags: Transformational Leadership Essays]
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Gregor and Grete’s Transformation in The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka - Franz Kafka wrote the short story Metamorphosis in 1912. No one can truly know what he aimed to accomplish with the story, but it is thought he wrote it to demonstrate the absurdity of life. The story is written with a very simplistic undertone, ignoring how completely ludicrous the situation that Gregor Samsa and his family are in. Metamorphosis is most often thought of in the scientific meaning of the word, which according to dictionary.com is a profound change in form from one stage to the next in the life history of an organism....   [tags: compare, contrast, comparison]
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A Pattern Based Layered, Architectural Transformation Framework - A Pattern Based Layered, Architectural Transformation Framework Institute of Science and Technology Islamabad Campus, Pakistan 1ranazulfiqar@hotmail.com 2zubair.chatta@gmail.com Abstract—The need to evolve software arises with frequent business and technological changes. Service Oriented Architecture as a business centric, I.T architectural approach is no exception to this and requires a systematic approach to support such evolution at the architectural level of abstractions. Architectural transformations in the context of SOA should be specified and performed as a multi-layer architectural change mechanism....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Transformational Leadership in School Learning Environments - According to noted American writer and scholar Peter Drucker “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” (Flagello 2009, p.127). There in lies the difference, management is about implementation and leadership is about deciding which course of action to take. Leadership is about the ability to influence, motivate, and stimulate those you lead while considering their input and the objective (Bass 1985). However, just as it is with management, leadership is affected by both the situation and resources presented....   [tags: transactional, transformational, laissez-faire]
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“Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail” - Changing situations throughout the world affect all organizations in business today. Therefore, most organizations acknowledge the need to experience change and transformation in order to survive. The key challenges companies face are due to the advancements in technology, the social environment caused by globalization, the pace of competition, and the demands regarding customer expectations. It is difficult to overcome the obstacles involved with change despite all the articles, books, and publications devoted to the topic....   [tags: Business Management ]
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My Use of Transformational Learning: Going Back to School - Transformational Learning consist of four stages which are, “recognizing a significant problem; confronting it intensely; finding a solution; and integrating a new prospective” (R-Model, 2010, p.115). When making any major life transition you will probably use transformational learning. You will first recognize that there is a problem or that there is something in your life that you would like to change. Second, you will need to confront the problem. You will need to do so with great intensity, so that you may find a solution....   [tags: Transformational Learning, Learning, education, ] 486 words
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The Transformation: Then and Now - “So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (New Living Translation, Gen. 1.27). William Blake, in his poem “The Divine Image”, uses multiple literary techniques, such as personification and repetition, to portray his idea that man and God share many of the same divine qualities. He later wrote the poem “A Divine Image”, which contrasts with the first by discussing the negative aspects of human beings. These negative characteristics are emphasized through the use of metaphors and, again, personification....   [tags: Literature] 2192 words
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The Transformation of a King - Debatable is the story of Prince Hal and how he undergoes a transformation so infinite we may have difficulty comprehending the struggles he endured. Throughout the course of events in Henry IV, Part I, By William Shakespeare, first impressions of the characters are depicted and remain strong during most of the play. From the beginning of the play it is understood that Hal is an immature extrovert who sees no need for careful behaviors. Unlike his father, King Henry IV, Hal puts forth insufficient effort to prove he can hold the power that will eventually be his when he succeeds his father in the throne....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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The Transformation of America - The transformation of America is often discussed in both popular media and academic dialogue. Each generation has a name, new technologies define new eras, and events seem only notable when they are “historic”. While major events catch the interest of a broad spectrum of the public consciousness, subtle interactions between actors and slight shifts in beliefs are constantly changing the realities of the world. When the twin towers fell in 2001, the United States seemed to be thrust into a new world of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Jihadists, and a global fight against terrorism; bombs were dropped, ground forces were deployed in foreign states, and anyone who publicly questioned the urgency o...   [tags: Politics] 1375 words
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The Transformation of Gdańsk - The city of Gdańsk has played an important role in the transformation of Europe. But the same thing that today makes us proud about our past, could very well be what makes us a monument in the future. A legacy enacted solely through commemoration does not constitute a creative starting-point for adapting to contemporary challenges. Gdańskian, Polish, or European. Gdańsk needs to transform. And Europe will play an important role in the transformation of Gdańsk. The future of Gdańsk, like the future of Poland, and of Europe, is decided by how we take responsibility for the freedom that we’ve conquered....   [tags: International Government] 854 words
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The Transformation of Europe - Over two-hundred years ago, Europe was a vastly different place. To the modern eye, the Europe of the 18th Century would be unrecognizable compared to its current state. However, the road to this new Europe has been not been all kicks and giggles, but a rather rough and tumble journey. Due to the introduction of new ways of thinking, the occurrences of multiple revolutions, changes in government style and leadership, which led to the creation and extinction of numerous countries as well as rearrangement of boundary lines, and the formation of a European Union, Europe today is hardly comparable to the Europe in our history books....   [tags: European History] 1261 words
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The Transformation of Macbeth - A man of dignity and intrepidity, Shakespeare’s Macbeth in the tragic play “Macbeth” had once embodied these majestic traits and left others around him awestruck in merely inspiration, yearning to echo his footsteps. His courageous escapades had also succeeded in winning over King Duncan of Scotland during a battle in which he defeated King Sweno of Norway. Yet, farther into the play, Macbeth’s character seemingly transforms into a man of ruthlessness and vulnerability. He becomes a “tragic hero” after his confrontation with the witches, the stern lectures of his wife (Lady Macbeth), and ultimately, the immoral human nature of greed....   [tags: Character Analysis] 1236 words
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The Agricultural Transformation - The agricultural transformation was the beginning of new way of life; it modified the way we lived and continues to affect us even in today’s society. It began when hunter-gatherer groups in Mesopotamia and in the New World started to settle in single places instead of continuously roaming in search of food. The ability to store food brought on Settling and some other new customs such as using more advance stages of preparing food (grinding grains), and eventually the early stages of agriculture....   [tags: Agriculture]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - III. LITERATURE SURVEY Many researchers have studied the transformation between BPMN and BPEL. Most of the research conducted in this field is analytical in nature. Only few insights exist into the practical use of BPMN. Most notably is the work of Ouyang et al. [10, 11] and [12], who propose that BPMN to BPEL transformation be accomplished by multiple phase matching of pattern and graph transformation. An algorithm for generating readable BPEL code from BPMN model is presented in [10] which generates BPEL code from BPMN model by discovering structural patterns in the BPMN models which in turn are mapped into BPEL structured activities....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - Abstract— A business process life cycle consists of different phases of development which are executed in certain order. Over the last decade, the discipline of Business Process Management has evolved to sequence and automate business processes for better performance. For this purpose, BPMN and BPEL have been designed not only to facilitate business and technology people to effectively perform their work but also to bridge the gap between them. BPMN is a graph-oriented language developed to create notations for use by the business community to define abstract business process in workflow....   [tags: Business Process Management]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - IV. CRITICAL ANALYSIS There are variety of modeling language use to collaborate between business and IT peoples. Evaluation of modeling language is important to select most suitable language according to business needs and to improve existing expression language. Currently originations are striving for BPMN as a standard BPM notations and BPEL for process definition. However, such a proposed standard need careful examination of BPMN and BPEL. Research conducted in this field can be categorized into different domains including capacity of BPMN and BPEL to support workflow technologies, domain representation, semantic analysis and evaluation of BPMN exclusively....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Transformation of Edna Pontellier in The Awakening - “She wanted something to happen- something, anything: she did not know what” (Chopin). In Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, the reader is introduced to Edna Pontellier, a passionate, rebellious woman. Throughout the novel, it becomes apparent how unsettled Edna feels about her life. The reader can identify this by her thoughts, desires, and actions, which are highly inappropriate for an affluent woman of the time. In the novel, Edna has an awakening and finds the courage to make the changes she sees necessary....   [tags: Kate Chopin, The Awakening]
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"The Color Purple": A Story of Transformation - It is possible to say that the conceptions of women’s experiences do not speak to the conceptions of men. Universal perspectives have been asserted explaining the differences between men and women, by basing individual feelings on external impressions. From different perspectives, no such thing as personal prejudices exists. Judgments on the female phenomena are uninfluenced emotions that contain higher thought of physical manifestations. The Cultural components of this social structure include the interactional expectations that each of us meet in every social encounter (Risman, 268)....   [tags: Film Analysis ]
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The Transformation of the American Colonies - From 1763 to 1789 the American Colonies underwent a radical transformation becoming an independent self-governing nation. The British debt accumulated from the French and Indian War brought colonists into conflict with the mother country over a variety of social, political and economic issues. This turmoil pushed the colonials to fight for their independence and develop a government that would counter these problems. With the introduction of the constitution, the American Revolution initiated a radical departure from the America prior to 1763 when it developed unto a revolutionary society....   [tags: American History ] 1701 words
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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis - The process that led the Oakland Athletics baseball team to a record-breaking 20-game winning streak, known as ‘moneyball’, is similar and dissimilar in the thoughts and ideas of both Neil Postman and Nicholas Carr. In 2003, Michael Lewis wrote a book called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game that describes the process used by the Oakland Athletics professional baseball team to lead them to a 20-game winning streak, and nearly win the World Series. Inside the book, Billy Beane (the general manager of the team) and the Oakland Athletics are faced with the paradigm of financial inequity....   [tags: transformation, players ]
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The Transformation of Russia's Government - Transformation is one of the things that makes Russia incredibly diverse and interesting. Russia is known for beautiful architecture, strong military background, multiple changes of government and many other things. China, Finland, North Korea and Mongolia are some of the fourteen countries that border Russia. Russia is the largest country in the world and the United States of America would have to almost double in size in order to match Russia. Russia covers an area of 17,075,200 square kilometers, 79,400 square kilometers of the overall area is water....   [tags: Geography Essays] 1462 words
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Transformation in the Middle East - A profound transformation is occurring in the Middle East over the past few months. Since January of this year the region has seen the overthrow of two long standing regimes, that of Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hussein Mubarak in Egypt. Nearly every other country in the region has seen protests of varying severity and outright bloodshed in Libya. The upheaval appears to have been unforeseen by much of the international community. How America and its allies react to this situation may well determine the future of relations between the West and the Arab world....   [tags: democratic reform, religion, traditionalism]
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Organisation Change: Development & Transformation - Introduction It is a well-known fact that the strategy of an organisation is mandated by the environment that it operates in. It is also common knowledge that the current environment that organisations function in is far from stable. Organisations and their members are required to go through change if they are to perform at competitive levels in this turbulent environment, and as Robbins and Judge (2012) argue, radical change is sometimes needed. Organisations need to adapt to changing environments and Waddell, Cummings and Worley (2011) put forward that in order to cope with the challenges and opportunities they face, organisations have to confront the challenge of developing a suitable ma...   [tags: organizational development]
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Absolute Freedom: Little Bee by Chris Cleave - Little Bee, by Chris Cleave, is a novel that explores both the frailty of the human condition and the endurance of the human spirit. It delves into unthinkable evil, but simultaneously celebrates its characters in their ability to transcend all that weighs them down, including their past, their secrets, and their flaws. The book is about the bond formed between two women and how the relationship that has arisen from the most tragic of circumstances functions to resurrect both of them. For the character of Little Bee, identity is inescapably tied to ethnicity, nationality, gender, race, and class....   [tags: Transformation, Transcendense]
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The Diversity of American Colonial Societies - Overview How did the development of European colonies in the Americas alter the natural environment. (The Earth and Its Peoples, 474) The development of European colonies in the Americas drastically and permanently changed not only the environment of the New World, but also those of multiple countries around the globe. Many species of plants, animals, diseases, and races of people were dispersed throughout North and South America. Important Native American crops such as the potato and corn were brought back to the Old World of Europe and significantly changed diets and lifestyles there....   [tags: Factors of Transformation] 843 words
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Transformation Laws: Luminance Constancy - Luminance Constancy As you read this page, processes are at work allowing you to make sense of it. How do you see the black ink on the page on a background of white (paper). Many of these processes we take for granted. As light hits the page, it is reflected back to our retinas. These retinal images are simply shapes and gradations of light. The curves of the images on the page are then perceived as letters. The letters are strung together into words. As we take in these long strings of words, a message is received by our consciousness....   [tags: objectivity, color, size, and distance]
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Dickins Elementary Library Transformation - Bentheim (2010) explains the transformation in the school library at D.L “ Dusty” Dickins Elementary School in North Las Vegas. Bentheim used authentic experiences with stations in the library to focus on thematic word study, writing, media literacy, author study, reader’s theatre, games, and guided reading. Bentheim provided direct support reading instruction to students who were below grade level. Gifted students were placed on a special team that worked together to design the reading garden that would be built outside the library windows....   [tags: Education ]
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Army Transformation - The Army has transformed several times during its history. Adapting to the operational environment is a necessity for the force called upon to prosecute its adversaries. The Army must do what is necessary to protect the U.S. against all enemies, and advance the national interests of the American people. To accomplish this, anticipation of threats is crucial and victory against its adversaries is an imperative. The nation relies on the military for strategic level deterrence and expects that it will be decisive in combat operations....   [tags: Military History]
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The Transformation of Hamlet - The Transformation of Hamlet             In Hamlet, the protagonist Hamlet faced many dilemmas that led to his transformation throughout the play. The people around him and the ghost of his father dramatically affect him. Seeing his father’s ghost had changed his fate and the person he had become. The path he chose after his encounter with his father’s ghost led to his death.             In the beginning of the story, Hamlet’s character was struggling with the sudden marriage of his mother, Gertrude, to his uncle, Claudius, a month after his father is death.  For a young man, it’s hard to believe that he understood why his mother quickly married Claudius especially since, Claud...   [tags: Free Hamlet Essays] 933 words
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Global Transformation - The global transformation process functions and operates in multi-faceted dimensions and influences several complex systems that structure society (Held et al 1999), including many aspects of economics, politics, culture and the environment. Economic development is regularly distinguished as the most advanced aspect of globalisation, itself containing significant components that are recognised in shaping inter-connected global activity, such as finance, production and trade (Newman and Thornley 2000)....   [tags: Globalization, Economic Development] 812 words
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GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATION IN DIGITAL MEDICAL IMAGES - ABSTRACT One of the important areas in information technology is computer graphics. The use of computer graphics is very important because it can help users in daily work efficiently and properly (Yuwaldi, 2000). Among the most important in the field of computer graphics is geometric transformation. With the process of geometric transformation, an object can be manipulated (Yaglom, 2009). Examples of object manipulation in computer graphics are translation, rotation, reflection and scaling. An object can be manipulated in accordance with the requirements of users such as object rotation on normal images like JPEG and bitmap....   [tags: Medical Science] 1997 words
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The Journey or The Transformation: Which is More Important? - As humans contemplate on their meaning of existence, they embark upon a journey of transformation. This journey of transformation is a voyage embarked on to discover the true meaning to one’s own self, where the destination, or the transformation, occurs when one completes his journey. Each individual has a unique journey and destination to transformation that helps shape who they are. However, there is much debate about whether the journey of transformation is more about the transformation, or the journey itself....   [tags: Hinduism]
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The Need for Transformation Leadership in the Asia Company - "Some say the world will end in fire, some say ice"; so begins the famous poem Fire and Ice by Robert Frost. A similar theme can be found in the art exhibition "Coal and Fire" produced by the Asia Society and displayed at Three Shadows, a prestigious gallery located in Beijing, as reported in The New York Times on Thursday by Edward Wong. Photos taken by David Breashears of melting glaciers combined with photographs the ocean and of miners mainly in China and the U.S,, inspired the showing, coordinated by Susan Meisales and Jereon de Vries....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Transformation of Lear in Shakespeare's King Lear - King Lear is a Shakespearian tragedy revolving largely around one central theme, personal transformation. Shakespeare shows in King Lear that the main characters of the play experience a transformative phase, where they are greatly changed through their suffering. Through the course of the play Lear is the most transformed of all the characters. He goes through seven major stages of transformation on his way to becoming an omniscient character: resentment, regret, recognition, acceptance and admittance, guilt, redemption, and optimism....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism] 1682 words
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Juliet’s Transformation in Romeo and Juliet - From “the fatal loins” (Prologue.5) of Lord and Lady Capulet, protagonist Juliet is born in Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Early on in the play Juliet is portrayed as a very dutiful daughter to her family. After her encounter with Romeo however, she begins a rapid transformation from a naive young girl into a woman. By the end of the play Juliet’s transformation evolves her from a dutiful daughter, into a faithful wife that is willing to desert her family in the name of love. The audience is first introduced to Juliet in the exposition of the play....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays] 970 words
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Transformation of Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451 - “If they give you ruled paper, write the other way”- Juan Ramon Jimenez Ray Bradbury intentionally used Jimenez’s famous saying as the epigram for his critically acclaimed novel, Fahrenheit 451. He foreshadows the radical character change that occurs within Guy Montag as he challenges authority. Montag lives in a dystopian society, which has been taken over by government censorship, overpopulation, and control of the masses by the media. Montag is a fireman, but instead of being seen as someone who extinguishes fires, they’re used as a flamethrower that sets a flame to books instead....   [tags: Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451]
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The Transformation of Society in "The City of the End of Things" - The future of society is an often unpredictable topic due to its many variables. In “The Lost Island” and in “The City of the End of Things”, the future is depicted as something detrimental to the society each story represents. In Pauline Johnson's short story, “The Lost Island”, this concept is manifested in the visions given by the Medicine Man, who foretells the oppression of his people by the arrival of the colonizers. In Archibald Lampman's poem, “The City of the End of Things”, this concept is expressed through the downfall of greater human society in favour of a colder, more robotic age....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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The Law of Transformation of the Bone: Julius Wolff - ... (Nagaraja, 2014) The bulk of research in this area has been leaning toward pausing, stopping, and reversing the effects of 0osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as the effects of gravity on bone, (Torcasio, 2008) loss and increase by dynamic loading via low magnitude and high frequency mechanical loading under microgravity conditions. (Nagaraja, 2014) There are several new drugs, used in the fight for osteoporosis such as Alendronate (Fosamax) from a class known as, Bisphosphonates....   [tags: bone adaptation, femur]
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Flying: The Transformation of Heart, Mind, and Soul - “The fathers may soar and the children may know their names.” This was the basis of Milkman’s discovery of his past, which he would learn about in time. In Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon, Milkman goes through the early, adolescent, and middle stages of his life with little faith in himself, for he cannot fly, nor does he know flight’s true meaning. Milkman journeys through his life being selfish and vain because he has yet to discover his true identity. As Milkman grows, the more he experiences and encounters alone and with others....   [tags: Morrison, Solomon] 1796 words
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Hero, Villain, or Both: The Transformation of Macbeth - In the play Macbeth, we witness Macbeth transform from an honest, courageous human to a dark, dishonest man who is full of greed and craves power. Various acts of loyalty and betrayal take place throughout the play, and these acts help pave the way for the rest of the plot. We witness a series of betrayals that act similar to that of unsteady building blocks, with each betrayal adding more consequence and weight to the next until they all crumble back down. This was the case with Macbeth, where he would betray his old friends and essentially ruin their lives, until eventually, these betrayals returned the favor....   [tags: william shakespeare] 978 words
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Scrooge's Transformation in Dickens' A Christmas Carol - Ebenezer Scrooge is the major character in the story, A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol is about how a “cold-hearted, tight fisted, selfish” money grabbing man is offered an opportunity of a life time, to change his behaviour, attitude... to have a second chance in life. The theme of this novel is to look at the good you do in life and how it carries over after your death. The moral of the book is; "People can make changes in their lives whenever they really want to, even right up to the end." In this essay I am going to distinguish the personality of Scrooge also show you how he was at the beginning of the novella in the 1st Stave to how he changes at the end...   [tags: A Christmas Carol] 1323 words
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Transformation of Marriage: - Abstract The marriage revolution has been a controversial issue since the dawn of time, and all that are and have been involved with “matrimony” are aware of the issues of the future. There can be no denying that the culture of marriage has changed. This very course is itself a great example of this fact. Much like any other sociological subject of any real concern, there are many “opinions” related to this issue. This paper will attempt to highlight marriage seen as the sociological transformation, marital erosion versus evolution, and why many people fail at marriage and what does it take to be successful in greater detail....   [tags: essays research papers] 2293 words
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Transformation and Inertia - Transformation and inertia are presented as conflicting forces, balanced against one another in a kind of universal tension. The individual changes biologically as well as intellectually and spiritually, but his physical progression from youth to old age follows a path more or less set by nature. Nature itself changes cyclically, but the cycle of the seasons—the cycle of life—is repeated over and over. The classics of literature possess permanence in their expression of universal meaning, their relevance to men in all times....   [tags: conflicting forces] 336 words
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War as Transformation - War as Transformation Many people look for reason in warfare. The reasons humans decide to kill each other are varied. Many wars start over land, difference of religion and culture, or economic stress. While there have been many wars over the years that man has inhabited this planet, World War I sticks out because of one incident that took place during the war. On December 25th, 1916 the Waring factions took essentially a "Christmas break" from their fighting, and went into enemy territory. They shared food and drink, and exchanged pictures of loved ones....   [tags: Warfare Violence Essays] 925 words
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Transformation of Macbeth - Transformation of Macbeth         In the beginning of Shakesphere's, Macbeth, the character, Macbeth is basically an everyday normal type of soldier fighting and killing for his king.  His title at this point is the Thane of Glamis.  Upon having a great day on the battlefield, including killing MacDonwald, Macbeth has no clue as to what is in store for him. When Macbeth and his friend Banquo meet the witches for the first time, they are completely shocked.  While talking with the witches Macbeth and Banquo are told that Macbeth will be named the Thane of Cawdor, and then later king.  They also told Banquo that his children will be kings, but that Banquo would not.  After hearing th...   [tags: Macbeth essays] 565 words
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Transformation of Japan - Transformation of Japan During the time period between the 1850s and 1950s, Japan underwent massive changes politically, economically, and socially. Acknowledging the failure of isolation, Japan imitated the West in an attempt to modernize, however, still retaining its own identity. A reorganized and more centralized government allowed Japan to industrialize in half the time it took the nations of Western Europe. Industrialization provided Japan with the tools needed to transform itself from a half civilized and “backwards” society during isolation, to a dominating superpower during WWII....   [tags: History Historical Japanese Essays] 1214 words
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The Transformational Leader - In The Leadership Challenge, written by Kouzes and Posner, the last chapter focuses on the power of everyday leaders “because leadership is not about position or title” (Kouzes and Posner, 2012). Leadership is about building relationships, being credible, and doing what you say you are going to do. A transformational leader has the power to lead others to new places and to motivate others to strive for a high level of performance. Transformational leaders have to believe they can have a positive impact on others and use their actions to convince others that they can be leaders too....   [tags: The Leadership Challenge, Kouzes, Posner]
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Bradbury´s Something Wicked This Way Comes - Butterflies are famous because of the natural beauty they posses. Also, a lot of people wait for their journey being from an ugly caterpillar, into their resting stage inside a cocoon, into their transformation to butterfly. Their transformation is part of their natural cycle of life but sometimes influenced by their environment. In Ray Bradbury’s fiction novel “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” Bradbury presents a dynamic character dubbed as a man troubled by age, finding his way out of his weakness experience a metamorphosis from an old biter janitor into a brave and loving father....   [tags: transformation, Ray Bradbury, butterflies]
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The Metamorphosis Written by Franz Kafka - ... Alienation is a central theme in the story. This can first be sensed in the story through Gregor. He is distant from his work and takes no interest in it though he does it consistently. His mother even says, “the boy has nothing on his mind but the business” (Kafka 10) It is obvious that the work Gregor does, as a travelling salesman, does not benefit him directly. He understands that it is his obligation, as the family’s main income provider, to report to work each and every single day. For example, when Gregor realizes he’s been mysteriously transformed into a giant bug, his initial reaction was worry about his work....   [tags: transformation, monster, giant bug]
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Comparison: Life of Pi by Yann Martel, and A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor - ... Aboard the lifeboat, Pi resides with a mere group of subjects, all of which add to his vulnerability as he lacks the ability to flee from his own reality. Therefore, Pi forces himself to understand these subjects with a different outlook. Moreover, Pi envisions these beings as wildlife. Upon arrival to shore, Pi visits with Atsuro Chiba and Tomohiro Okamoto and proclaims his coupled stories. Here, Pi must come to grips with reality. The world that his mind constructed in order to secure his mental and emotional state, which incorporated the tiger, hyena, and zebra, soon emanates (Martel 305)....   [tags: aquatic world, dramatic transformation]
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The Evolution of Feminine Freedom: That Long Silence Woman by Shashi Deshpande - ... Due to the different ideologies and education they try to move towards awareness. They realize that they are no longer in the dark chamber, but in a dark tunnel and there may be an opening somewhere. 3. The third phase Fledglings portrays the struggle of the protagonist against the occupying power and shakes herself out from indecisiveness. They wake up to reality of their own selves. They then search for an authentic identity and help other women to fight against patriarchy in different ways....   [tags: femenine freedom, transformation]
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Resistance to Organizational Change in Business - By any objective measure, the amount of important, frequently distressing, change in organizations has grown enormously over the last two decades (Kotter, 1996). Jeffrey M. Hiatt, CEO of Prosci Inc., (as cited by Gibson, Ivancevich, Donnelly & Konopaske, 2009, p. 481) explained, “thirty years ago, a fortune 100 probably had one or two enterprise wide change initiatives going on; today that number is probably between 20 and 25.” The speed of global, economic, and technological development makes change an inevitable element of organizational life....   [tags: Business Development, Business Transformation]
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Angela Carter’s The Bood Chamber - In Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber, the theme of transformation appears throughout the short story cycle. The hero/heroine’s virginity acts as a source of strength that protects them from harm. Their lack of fear also saves them from death. Virginity acts as power of potentia, either literally or symbolically and results in a release of an observed transformative power. The bloody chamber serves a different symbolic purpose of transformation for Beauty in “The Courtship of Mr Lyon”, the heroine in “The Tiger’s Bride” and the Countess in “The Lady of the House of Love”....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Transformation]
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Analyzing the Poetry of Phillis Wheatley - Phillis Wheatley is recognized as the first African American female poet published in America, among many other titles. When she was only seven years old she was brought to America and sold into slavery. Fortunately, her masters did not abuse her; instead they actually cared for her and educated her. Although much of her work is forever lost, some of her published pieces still remain, among them “On Being Brought from Africa to America” and “To the University of Cambridge, in New England”. The former work is a short poem that describes two of her most life-altering experiences: being sold into slavery and becoming redeemed by God....   [tags: Religious, Redemption, Transformation] 796 words
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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka - ... After the Deputy Director fled the scene, “His [Gregor’s] mother began screaming again over this, fled from the table, and fell into the arms of his father, who was hurrying towards her” pg. 620. The reader, based on this evidence, gets the sense that Gregor must be extremely hideous as even his parents are repelled by him, their own son. Overall, Kafka uses these reactions to characterize Gregor, and through Gregor, himself and expresses his own feelings of loneliness and unattractiveness. Like Kafka himself, Gregor has a volatile relationship with his father....   [tags: transformation, creature, gregor]
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Steps to Implement Organizational Changes - ... This is where the use of analytical and statistical assessment methods are key, the use of graphs and time measured devices helps in the determining factors that need to be altered for the major change to be able to occur. As change is not a singular factor action determining the affect each minor change will have and contribute to the final result can help prioritise certain actions whilst also assisting in time management. By doing this not only does it help in time management it can also help in the reassurance to those involved that each action they help perform will contribute to the successful change of the organisation therefore a feeling of importance and value to the organisatio...   [tags: leadership, transformation, business strategy]
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The Analysis of the Transformation of Eliza - The play "Pygmalion" describes the process of the transformation of Eliza, who appears in three images in the story: Eliza begins as a flower girl, then she transforms into a lady with noble accent and in good manners, then an independent woman with self-respect and dignity. By naming his drama "Pygmalion," Shaw reminds people of the ancient Pygmalion Myth. Pygmalion, a sculptor, makes a beautiful statue and falls in love with his own creation. He prays that life may be granted to it. The gods give him his wish....   [tags: American Literature] 892 words
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